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# Questions tagged [wavelet]

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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### 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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### Combining two images

I am working with speckle noise reduction in ultrasound images. I have used wavelet transform for removing the noise by eliminating certain frequencies in order to eliminate any existing noise. Since ...
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### Fourier Transform of Morlet wavelet Fucntion?

as you know the Morlet Fucntion is given by: $\frac{1}{\sqrt{\pi f_b}}e^{\frac{-t^2}{f_b}}e^{j2\pi f_c}$ The Fourier transform of this equation is: $e^{-\pi^2 f_b(f-f_c)^2}$ (is it right)? First I ...
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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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### How can I change the frequency band ($\tt Fb$ parameter) using $\tt cwtft$? [closed]

MATLAB's implementation of cwt uses the complex morlet wavelet as: psi(x) = (pi*Fb)^(-0.5)*exp(2*1j*pi*Fc*x)*exp(-(x^2)/Fb); ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### Inverse of Wavelet Transforms - Background and Noise Removal

Main Problem: How can you inverse Wavelet Transforms (Using the data given by signal.scipy.cwt) I was wondering if anyone understands the ...
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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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### Error bounds in signal compression represented by truncated Moore-Penrose biorthogonal bases using von Neumann wavelets

I was reading and trying to reproduce the results in the arXiv preprint of Periodic Gabor Functions with Biorthogonal Exchange: A Highly Accurate and Efficient Method for Signal Compression by Asaf ...
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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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### 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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### Denoise EEG signal by using Daubechies function

I have an EEG signal and it contains eye blink artifacts. I read some references and know that it is possible to detect eye blinks and remove them by using wavelet transforms, but I don't know that ...
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### How can a zero-padded length n signal be truncated to n coefficients from which a signal can be reconstructed?

A wavelet transform is defined for infinite length signals. Finite length signals must be extended in some way before they can be transformed. I know that periodic replication and zero padding are ...
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### Get spectral picture from a wavelet transform

According to my previous question, I have changed the generate command to: y=generate1(100,1000,1); and got the following picture: Now I want to test a wavelet ...
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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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### What are the main advantages and disadvantages of the lifting scheme?

Can anybody tell me the advantages of the lifting scheme and why it is better then a normal filter bank?
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### Cross correlation coefficient using MATLAB

Actually I want to calculate the cross correlation coefficient of any signal on comparing with all mother wavelets like Morlet, Daubechies using MATLAB.
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### Any idea how can I optimize morlet wavelet parameters by Heisenberg uncertainty principal and Shannon entropy?

Based on a paper in here, they have proposed a method to optimize morlet function parameter. I have tried to implement their technique, but I can't get rational results. any idea? In here you can see ...
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### Differences observed on the complex wavelet transform applied on the same signal

I have applied a complex wavelet transform on two signals : a first one a second one that is a concatenation of the first signal and another one For the 4th coefficient (as an example, i've got the ...
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### How to calculate CWT shannon entropy?

I am trying to calculate shannon entropy of CWT. I am not sure if I am doing it right. Assume that $W(a_i,t), i=1;2;...;M$ is a set of wavelet coefficients. The ...
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### what is Shannon entropy?

I was reading a paper about finding optimal morlet wavelet function for CWT, and they were minimizing Shannon entropy. what is Shannon entropy and it uses? (specially on continuous wavelet transform)
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### Wavelet signal analysis for ultrasound echo

I am new to the wavelet field, and I am working with ultrasound signal. For my study, I needed to measure material using the pulse echo reflection method. Basically, when the transducer transmits ...
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### Nonlinear wavelets transform?

Is wavelet a Nonlinear transform, or Not? specifically, continuous wavelet transform with morlet function. I am studying behavior of a dynamic system, and it has nonlinear behaviour. can I employ ...
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### Need to understand how wavelet is applied on Image matrix?

i want to understand ,how to find out Discrete wavelet transform of image 4 by 4 size using Haar wavelet on paper ?
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### DWT with more precise scale

With a signal x of length $2^{16}$, the DWT (computed for example with pyWavelet's wavedec) has only 16 or 17 rows (the wavelet ...
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### Audio watermark embedding text attack resistant

I'm developing an audio watermarking algorithm which embeds text (binary form) in DWT-DCT coefficients. The goal of the algorithm is to hide song information (like artist, song, album,...). Everything ...
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### Reconstruct DWT for each cD1,cD2,cD3 and cA3 signals

This question must be basic for this forum, but I'm only start working with DWT recently, and I was working with CWT before. I ...
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### Discretized CWT vs. DWT vs. FWT vs. MRA

By reading some books about wavelets, it seems that Discretized CWT is not the same thing as DWT. Can we give a classification of Discretized CWT vs DWT vs FWT etc. ? A few remarks : All I read ...
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### what is continuous wavelet (cwt) ,wavelet packet (wpt) and stockwell (S-T) computational complexity?

What is computational complexity of continuous wavelet transform cwt ? What is computational complexity of wavelet packet transform ...
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### What's the similarities and differences between Wigner transform and wavelet transform?

Wigner transform and continuous wavelet transform are both some kind of time-frequency representation of a signal. What are the similarities and differences between them? Could you give some ...
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### Hints and helps to implement an accurate wavelet packet transfrom

I want to implement a Time-Freqency analysis by wavelet packets. I don't know what level and sampling rate should I use. I've tried different value for level(3,4,5,6,). but I couldn't get an accurate ...
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### Comparison between Fourier transform, short time Fourier transform and wavelets

What is the difference between the Fourier transform, short time Fourier transform and wavelets?
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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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### Haar series approximation of a function?

I'm trying to code the Haar wavelet approximation of a function. I'm a complete newbie. Edit Below is a pseudo-code of my algorithm for $f: [0,10] \to \mathbb R$, $f(x)=x$. I picked it here and ...
I need some information about Stockwell transform (also known as the S-transform): How can I implement it in MATLAB? *Does it give you the damping ratio $\zeta$ of a signal like the complex Morlet ...