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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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Critically Sampled Laplacian Pyramid from 2nd Generation Wavelet

I'd like to know if a technique I have in mind is already used and has a name I can look up, and whether it is likely to work and be useful! My aim is to produce a discrete wavelet transform that is ...
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Are there condition numbers associated with the STFT, DWT?

Recently I learned that the DFT has good numerical stability since it can be represented as an orthogonal matrix, which has a condition number of 1. Is it possible to represent the STFT and DWT as ...
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How can we calculate the frequency response of each filter of a Discrete Wavelet Decomposition filter bank?

I am using the Multilevel Wavelet decomposition. The decomposition results in a filter bank such as the following: Specifically, I am using one of the Daubechies wavelets, ...
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Larger image after wavelet reconstruction

Depending on the size of the original image and depending on the kind of padding used during 2D discrete wavelet transform and reconstruction, the reconstructed image has a larger size. Is there a ...
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what method for thresholding?

I want to do one threshold method on high pass components of a wavelet frame decomposition approch,for edge detection in image. I have 14 high pass components. for thresholding, I need keep the ...
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High error due to resample function in MATLAB

I am working on training the output of the wavelet transform of a signal using a neural network in MATLAB. So I decided to use 3 layer ...
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Orthornormal Wavelet scaling function coefficient calculation (filter design)

I stumbled upon an equation system as shown in the image below while designing an orthonormal wavelet filter. I tried solving the equation (5.63,5.64,5.65 => 5.66) but no avail. I'm not sure if there'...
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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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Are discrete wavelet transform based statistical features invariant to rotation/translation/scale?

I'm reading a paper where image classification is done. Their approach is to use the discrete wavelet transform with bi-orthogonal wavelets of degree 3.5 and decomposition of level 3 on images. Based ...
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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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Selecting the number of cycles for wavelet transform

I'm trying some wavelet analysis of EEG signals, using the phase lock measures from [1], specifically the S-PLV measure. In order to calculate that we perform a wavelet transform on the signals and ...
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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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Similarity between two Signals: cycle by cycle

I need to find the similarity between two signals, i.e., measured signal and the reference signal(e.g. a simple sinusoidal signal). What I mean by similarity is, if there is any decentralized glitch ...
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Can a wavelet transform give time dependent phase of sinusoids in signal

I have a signal which contains sinusoidal components that oscillate at different frequencies. I think the phase of the sinusoids is changing with time. I could do a Fourier transform on small chunks ...
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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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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Ridgelet transform?

I used the continuous wavelet transform (CWT) to analyze the behavior of a 1-D smooth signal (extracting its modal property, damping and frequency components) in my research. Now someone asked: Why ...
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Correct way to implement Discrete and Stationary Wavelet Transform?

Can someone please confirm if this is indeed the correct way to compute DWT: ...
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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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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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Why does the Stationary Wavelet Transform shift this image?

I am running a stationary wavelet transformation on a brain image. I can't understand why it shifts with each level so that the image is no longer centered. You can see that the X component shifts to ...
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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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Feature extraction/reduction using DWT

For a given time series which is n timestamps in length, we can take Discrete Wavelet Transform (using 'Haar' wavelets), then we get (for an example, in Python) - ...
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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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Intuition behind the Continuous Wavelet Transform?

I was thinking sometime back about how to explain the Continuous Wavelet Transform ELI5. So this is what I came across. The correlation of two exact signals is 1. So if I have an input signal $f(x)$ ...
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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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use wavelet for improving spectral resolution

let us consider following code ...
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Does Increasing Resolution Lead to Have a Poor Resolution?

As it has proven in some paper and books the time and frequency resolution of Morlet wavelet is : $\Delta t=\frac{f_c\sqrt{f_b}}{2f_i}$ $\Delta f=\frac{1}{2\pi f_c \sqrt{f_b}}$ I don't know how ...
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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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CWT for filtering / feature extraction

I had asked a question last night in regards to how to process my data (Noise rejection / feature extraction) but I have a more specific question now that I hope someone can answer. As mentioned in ...
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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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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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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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Continuous Wavelet Transform with Scipy.signal: what is parameter “widths” in cwt() function? How do time-frequency?

I search to display a time-frequency signal with an original discrete temporal signal (sampling step = 0.001sec). I use Python and the library Scipy.signal. I use the function ...
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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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Disadvantages of wavelet transform

I have a question related to wavelet transform: we know that while the Fourier transform is good for a spectral analysis or which frequency components occurred in signal, it will not give information ...
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Is there any difference between the 2D continuous and discrete Gabor filter when it comes to MATLAB implementation

I want to know the difference between the 2D continuous and discrete Gabor filter when it comes to Matlab implementation. I found many files related to 2D Gabor filter on Mathworks File Exchange but I ...
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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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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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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 ...