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A wavelet is a wave-like oscillation with an amplitude that starts out at zero, increases, and then decreases back to zero.

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Why is successive decomposition of a signal performed only on low pass component?

The question says it all. In typical (wavelet-like) decomposition of a signal, why is only the low pass component chosen for successive decomposition ?
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What does “real time” signal processing mean?

I thought this was supposed to be an obvious question, until I finally set up my real time system. So basically I have a transmitter that sends 128 samples/second to a receiver. The transmitted ...
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Why use Wavelet Denosing instead of Band pass Filtering

What is the important advantage of adopting a wavelet based denosing scheme such as SURE, SUREshrink, etc. than using approaches involving low pass, high pass, band pass, band reject filter for signal ...
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What is the difference between Time-Frequency Represenation and TF Decomposition

I'm asking as I'm looking at Wavelet transforms, and I see that it is possible to have a TF decomposition or a representation of the signal. Looking for example at the code here we can see that the ...
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Wavelets: How does the admissibility condition imply this $\Psi(0)=0$

I'm reading through some material on wavelet and I'm finding it difficult to see why the following is true. Let $\Psi(\omega)$ is the Fourier transform of the mother wavelet $\psi(t)$ $$\int_{-\...
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Matlab stores all level of Wavelet's Approximation & Details in a single Row

I'd like to ask when we apply Wavelet transform on 1-D Signal in Matlab it simply stores both Approximations and Details into a single row which is quite annoying for me, have a look, Where, X = ...
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FIR / IIR and Wavelets

I am a self-learner of DSP by reading various books. I have accomplished basic understanding of Signals - CT and DT and a few transforms. I recently started to learn FIR / IIR Filters. The part that ...
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What are the settings of Daubechies and Complex Gaussian are called?

Hello What are the numbers of Daubechies and Complex Gaussian are called? I dont know what to call db4 or cgau8.
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time frequency localization using wavelet transform

I am currently doing analysis on Photoplethysmograph (PPG) data and I want to know the frequency (heart rate) at every time point so a windowed FFT might not be the best option. I am looking at ...
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Wavelet packet analysis, Sampling rate, Decomposition level

I am running Wavelet packet analysis for a 1-D signal. I want to estimate dominate frequencies in the original signal. Imagine I have following signal: ...
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Denosing signal using soft and hard thresholding

Let us consider following code: fs=100; N=1000; t=0:1/fs:N-1; y=10*sin(2*pi*100*t)+0.5*randn(size(t)); plot(y) plot(t,y) I have applied following threshold ...
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Does modified Morlet wavelet function satisfy the admissibility condition?

Does modified Morlet wavelet function satisfy the admissibility condition ? Do you have any reference for the answer please. Thanks.
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What are some ways to detect the fundamental frequency in a signal using without using FFT?

I am trying to estimate the fundamental frequency in a signal to corroborate the result which I have got by FPGA implementation of an FFT algorithm. Hence, could someone give me some idea how to do so?...
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How do you change pitch with wavelet transforms in MATLAB?

I'm trying to increase the pitch of a wav file using MATLAB. (I don't expect it to sound very good, but I'm trying to figure out how wavelets in MATLAB work.) Here's what I'm doing: ...
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Discrete (Inverse) Haar (2D) transform implementations

I am interested in implementations of the Haar transform, and its inverse, such that when composed always result in the identity operation. My inputs are discrete ordinals within a given range - and ...
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Noise rejection / feature extraction

I'm hoping someone could point me in the direction of some signal processing methods to clean up my data. I'm collecting physiological data from human muscle (lower leg; gastrocnemius) during walking/...
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denosing given signal using wavelet

let us suppose that we have given following model $y(t)=A_1 \sin(\omega_1*t+\phi_1) + A_2 \sin(\omega_2*t+\phi_2) + A_3 \sin(\omega_3*t+\phi_3)+ \ldots +A_p \sin(\omega_p*t+\phi_p)+z(t)$ where $z(t)...
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Wavelet thresholding

What is the difference between soft thresholding and hard thresholding. Where we use soft and hard thresholding in image for denoising. I understand that in hard thresholding, the coefficients below ...
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Convolve a minimum phase wavelet with delta peak

let's assume I have two time series: one with a delta peak at position $x$ and another time series with a minimum phase wavelet that starts at time $y$ with a maximum peak at position $z$. Now, when ...
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Normalized Wavelet power spectrum

I am analyzing the spectral components of a time series using the continuous wavelet transform following Torrence and Compo (1998). I would like to partition the signal variability or spectral power ...
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How can I get frequency information in wavelet?

I am working in image processing. I am confused while getting into wavelet. I applied the fft2() function on Lena image and I got frequency information for the same. But when I applied bior4.4, a ...
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How can I specify the scale parameter of the wavelet in PyWavelets (pywt)?

When computing wavelet transforms with PyWavelets (Discrete Wavelet Transform in Python), e.g. ...
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Two-dimensional wavelet analysis

Could you tell me why wavelets without scaling functions can't be used for two-dimensional analysis? What is the role of scaling function?
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Help me with BM3D algorithm's aggregation scheme

BM3D is considered state of the art in Image Denoising. I am trying to implement the algorithm in Matlab. Right now, I am done with the 3D wavelet transform in the first step, and to be precise, the ...
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Obtaining beat histogram using Tzanetakis algorithm

I am working to make a music player with automatic genre classification application in Java. On Google searches I mostly found the works of George Tzanetakis who describe an algorithm from Music Genre ...
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Estimate the type of wavelet transform in receiver side

Suppose that a signal is decomposed by using discrete wavelet transform (DWT) and transmitted. Is it possible for receiver to find which type of wavelet is applied in transmitter side ? I mean, if ...
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Trying to understand WAVELET TRANSFORM Frequncy-Time diagram

I am reading The Wavelet Tutorial Part III MULTIRESOLUTION ANALYSIS & THE CONTINUOUS WAVELET TRANSFORM by Robi Polikar The author explains about the following fig and says; Note that ...
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When can we write Heisenberg uncertainty Principle as a equality?

We know that Heisenberg uncertainty Principle states that $$\Delta f \Delta t \geq \frac{1}{4 \pi}.$$ But (in many case for Morlet wavelet) I have seen that they changed the inequality to an equality....
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Morlet wavelet time and frequency resolution

I want to calculate Morlet time and frequency resolution. the Morlet wavelet function is define as : $\psi(t)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{\pi f_b}}e^{j2\pi f_c}e^{-t^2/f_b}$ Note: I know the answers, but I don't ...
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Fast Fourier Transform and Clustering of Time Series

I'm making a project connected with identifying dynamic of sales. That's how the piece of my database looks like: There are free columns: Product - present the group of product Week - time since ...
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use wavelet transform to extract frequencies from given signal

let us suppose that we have following signal values,which consists by deterministic components and random noise(white noise) ...
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Algorithms for removing oscillations?

I am interested in removing oscillations from a signal to capture the lower-frequency variations, similar to the objective of this problem. The oscillations vary in frequency in the time domain, so ...
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Causal Wavelet Decomposition

I've seen the use of a Causal wavelet mentioned a few times but have never seen any examples of them in use with Matlab. Is it possible to to perform a Wavelet Decomposition using a causal wavelet i....
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Difference between a wavelet transform and a wavelet decomposition

I'm confused about the difference between a wavelet transform and a wavelet decomposition is. For example ...
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Need to learn wavelet, suggest steps and resources [closed]

I am looking for a good introduction to wavelets and wavelet transforms. that covers the following: Vector Spaces – Properties– Dot Product – Basis – Dimension, Orthogonality and Orthonormality – ...
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Derive Maximum of zero phase rotated wavelet from rotated wavelet

I have one question concerning phase rotation of signals and I am not sure wether it works or not: Let's assume we have a zero-phase wavelet x(t) i.e. Ricker wavelet. Unfortunately, in our ...
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Daubechies Wavelet and Matlab

I want to use waverec to evaluate a linear combination of the scaled and shifted wavelet of the form $$ \sum_{i=1}^n\sum_{j=0}^{2^n-1}d_{nj} 2^{-n}\psi_{ij} (\...
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Suggestions for FFT based tools to analyze music - Preferably MATLAB/free software packages [closed]

I am interested in analyzing full length songs for general features of the track which are not otherwise apparent. For e.g., I want to look at various parts of the song with time-frequency plots/...
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Why does a narrower window in a Fourier transform or STFT give poor frequency resolution?

In theory of FT(Fourier transform) and STFT(Short Time Fourier Transform) it is said that "A wide window gives better frequency resolution but poor time resolution. A narrower window gives good time ...
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Why does the high frequency component of an image contain more noise?

I am working with wavelet transforms. When we apply a discrete wavelet transform to an image, it decomposes into four components named the approximation component, thevertical component, the ...
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mean of wavelet for image processing

For many papers which talks about using wavelet transforms for feature detection in image processing, it is stated that it is advantageous for the wavelet to have zero mean? Why is this so? Thanks in ...
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what is proper setting for Fb,Fc in Complex morlet wavelet (cmor)?

I am using Cmor-Fb-FC wavelet transform in matlab environment. Fb is bandwidth and Fc is center frequency parameters. with trail and error procedure I select Fb-Fc as 5-1, and I've got rational output....
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how can i call the input data in wavelet transform and generate code for gabor wavelet manually? [closed]

I am an ECE student, and i am doing my project I want to generate a code for gabor wavelet transform. I have no idea could you help me with a sample program I have DNA as input sequences and how ...
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Shifting of Shift-Invariant Wavelet Transforms

Main Question: Why would iterative wavelet/inverse-wavelet transforms cause a shift along the x-axis for undecimated (shift-invariant) wavelet transforms? I am attempting to remove backgrounds from ...
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Are all isotropic bandpass filter kernels, wavelets?

Are all isotropic bandpass filter kernels, wavelets? Are there any properties that the radial frequency profile has to meet to be considered a wavelet?
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How do I implement the CDF wavelet inverse?

I understand and have implemented a 2D discrete wavelet transform that uses a Haar wavelet to process images. Now I would like to implement a 2D Cohen-Daubechies-Feauveau wavelet transform, but I am ...
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gabor wavelet and gabor transform

I was reading a paper 'A Flexible Framework for Local Phase Coherence Computation' (paper URL) on using wavelets for local phase coherence. I just want to be sure. Is the gabor wavelet the same as the ...
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Relationship between windowed fourier transform and wavelet transform

I was reading on windowed fourier transform and wavelet transform, and i was thinking that the windowed fourier transform is a subset of wavelet transform. Is that true?
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How to undecimate and make shift invariant a Dual-tree Complex Discrete Wavelet Transform in R

I have the following vector and wavelet transform (from R waveslim package) ...

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