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How to crop a matrix/array based on a condition [on hold]

I have a matrix consisting of 10 columns/arrays. First 9 are my data. The 10th column/array is a "trigger channel" which has sharp spikes from baseline 0V to 5V and back down to 0V. I need to crop all ...
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Phase correlation vs. normalized cross-correlation

In 2-dimensional discrete signal analysis (specifically image processing), a definition I found for the normalized cross-correlation between two images, both of size MxN $g_1(x, y)$ and $g_2(x, y)$ is:...
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Delaying signals in Matlab

I'm new to MATLAB and have a question that I need help on: The problem I have is to plot the simple signals: a 1Hz Sine wave, a standard rectangle function and a standard triangle function Here is ...
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How can I show that any integrable Passband or Baseband signal is also a finite energy signal?

I have supposed that, as the definition of a baseband/passband signal says, the function x(t) is integrable, continuous and bounded due to the fact that it forms a Fourier Transform pair with x'(f) (...
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Finding the equation for a noisy signal [closed]

I'm new to signals and the Fourier series and I'm trying to recreate a signal that has a lot of noise. If you're given just the graph of a signal (in the time domain) and no other information, is ...
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Has the theoretical explanation of Compressed Sensing been simplified since 2005/2006?

Is the theoretical explanation of compressed sensing given in the Candes, Romberg, and Tao papers from 2005 / 2006 still the simplest and most clear explanation available? Are these original papers ...
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Equation for a sinusoidal wave with changing frequency

I would like to find a sinusoidal wave whose period or frequency change to half (or double) with every step, someting like this But I cant find the precise coefficients for the period to decrease (...
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Inital condition for 1st order derivative

I have a PT2 system filter, Y'' = (a0)*Y'+(a1)*Y+(b)*u. I want to apply this filter to my signal, i have a problem in deriving ...
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why analytic signal can separate into odd and even part

According to the following video at 3:50,the man said that by the reason of Fourier series,the f(t) can divided into odd and even part. I understand the function of fourier series,but I still can't ...
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How to keep up when converting between bases?

Here is a schematized binary channel that neatly conveys a decimal number. $ \require{begingroup}\begingroup \def\T {{ \cal T }} \def \Ti {{ \T \raise5mu{ \text- \scriptsize 1 } }} \def\Bx #1{{ ~ ...
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Using Parseval's theorem to solve an integral

The question at hand is to use Parseval's theorem to solve the following integral: $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} sinc^4 (kt) dt$$ I understand Parseval's theorem to be: $$E_g = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} ...
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Negative autocorrelation values

Autocorrelation is informally defined (Wikipedia article) as "the similarity between observations as a function of the time lag between them". I create the following time series in MATLAB: ...
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Estimate original matrix from matrix multiplication result

Let $A$ be $m \times n$ real matrix. Let $B$ be $n \times k$ real matrix. Let $C= A \times B$ ($m \times k$ matrix). Now, the question is: given $C$ and $A$, give an estimate for $B$. Possible ...
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Calculation of an FIR filter in Matlab.

I have been researching FIR filter design with regard to my signal processing assignment and am having a lot of difficulty trying to understand how the frequency response and ultimately the magnitude ...
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Conceptual Question : Relationship between entropy and a technique for source coding

I want to encode the messages to a sequence of 1s and 0s (subsequently called "bits"). This is called "source coding". Shannon's source coding theory states that the entropy of a source that emits a ...
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Convert floating point number to short int [closed]

This is the transfer function of a FIR filter $$H(z) = -0.125 + 0.25z - 0.125z^2$$ How to convert the coefficients to short int? Is it correct if I just multiply ...
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Gaussian filter. Formula for filtering sample

I need to apply gaussian filter to the sample of signal. Can you tell me the formula which I should use and say what is the purpose of gaussian filter?
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What is computational complexity of a coding technique

In my previous Question Help in understanding a coding technique based on inverse mapping of a dynamical system I learnt how to apply chaotic map in coding theory in communications. Steps: (1) The ...
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Formula of phase correlation

If I have two 2D signals, and one is the shift of another. I can propose such schema for define offset via continious Fourier Transform: $$f_2(x,y)=f_1(x-x_0,y-y_0)$$ Then $$Ff_2(s_1,s_2)=e^{-2\pi j(...
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Why is the fundamental period $T_0$ of the complex exponential $e^{i\omega_0t}$, $T_0 = \frac{2 \pi}{|\omega_0|}$?

Assuming that $\omega_0 \in \mathbb{R}, t \in \mathbb{R}, T \in \mathbb{R}$. I realize that in order for $e^{i\omega_0t}$ to be perioric, it must be true that $e^{i\omega_0(t + T)} = e^{i\omega_0t}$ ...
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Summation of $A\cos (\omega n+\phi)$ [closed]

I'm trying to evaluate the following summation: My original problem is $$\lim_{N \to \infty} \frac{1}{2N+1} \sum_{n=-N}^N \left|A \cos(\omega n+\phi)\right|^2$$ Now I'm stuck at calculating the ...
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When is a mapping the proximity operator of some convex function?

Sorry for cross-posting from MO. It's been a few days and the question hasn't received any attention there. So, is there a characterization of mappings $p : \mathbb R^n \rightarrow \mathbb R^n$ which ...
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Cross-correlation, Fourier transform and Laplace transform: measure of how much signal are alike?

I'm studying electrical engineering and use correlation, Fourier transform and Laplace transform a lot. I know how and when to use them, however, the interpretation I've seen in the lectures still ...
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Simultaneous Diagonalization of A and B via $\Sigma = A^{-1}B$

I am reading the paper "A Generalized Subspace Approach for Enhancing Speech Corrupted by Colored Noise" by Yi Hu and Philipos C. Loizou. In the paper, they claim that given two matrices $R_{n}$ and $...
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Continuous time fourier transform existance proof explanation

The continuous time fourier transform,$$X(jw) = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty}x(t)e^{-jwt}\mathrm{d}t$$ During a lecture a few months ago in my signals and systems class, the professor showed when the CTFT ...
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Fourier Transform of u(-2-t)

I'm trying to find the Fourier Transform of x(t) = u(-2-t) Here's what I've tried: Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong? Thanks in advance. EDIT: Forgot to mention that u(t) is the unit step ...
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Some questions about Hilbert transform

I have some questions about Hilbert transform when I read Real Analysis: In Stein "Real Analysis" p.220, the Hilbert transform is defined by $P=\frac{I+iH}{2}$, where $P$ is an orthogonal projection ...
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Sampling a sinusoidal signal

Consider the signal $g(t)=\cos(2\pi \lambda t+\phi)$ that is sampled with a frequency $\tau$. Let $g_k$ denote the values of $g$ at the times $t_k=\frac{k}{\tau}$, $k \in \mathbb{N}$. (a) Show that ...
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Estimating pseudo-periodicity of signals

I have pressure data which are measured at a given point in a standing wave. These data(signals) are 'almost' sinusoidal in nature. Each cycle may slightly vary from the original signal i.e the ...
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LTI system with sinc input and unit impulse output?

I have a few "conceptual" questions given to me in preparation for a signals and systems exam, and I can't seem to grasp this one. Does there exist a linear time-invariant (LTI) system S such that: $...
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Understanding Fourier Transforms

I'm trying to understand Fourier Transforms, so I thought I'd try to explain the following in an english sentence, but I can't. If I bury myself in equations, I can trick myself into understanding ...
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Geometric explanation of a methodology in the article about Image Denoising

In article Ghimpeteanu G., et al. - A Decomposition Framework for Image Denoising Algorithms, I found as below: Let $\displaystyle I : \Omega \subset R^2\mapsto R$ be a gray-level image, and $(x, ...
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Learning point spread function image processing

Given a set of images, that are blurred by Gaussian point spread function, how can I learn the parameters of the PSF, i.e. standard deviation of the Gaussian kernel. One way that I can think of is to ...
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Converting from complex to sinusoidal form and vise versa [closed]

I'm having some trouble understanding this type of transformation. The materials provided by my professor doesn't even mention the method that is being used to switch from complex to sinusoidal and ...
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Computing Hilbert transform and envelope of a function

The following is a function with $\alpha$ being a real constant $$f(t) = \frac{\sin(\alpha t)}{\alpha t}.$$ Determine the analytic signal $f_a (t),$ Hilbert transform $\hat{f}(t),$ and the envelope ...
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Hilbert transform analytic signal frequency range

For the real signal $f(t),$ show that if it is band-limited to the range $$\nu_0 - \frac{1}{2} \alpha \leq \nu \leq \nu_0 + \frac{1}{2} \alpha$$ (where $\nu_0 >\frac{1}{2} \alpha >0$), then the ...
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Significance of the complex conjugation symmetry of the DFT for real-valued input

For real-valued input $\mathbf{x} = (x_0, ..., x_{N-1})$ and its discrete Fourier transform (DFT) $\mathbf{X} = \mathcal{F}(\mathbf{x})$ we have that $$X_{N-k} = X_k^*$$ where * denotes complex ...
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How can I analyse signal with discrete wavelet transform?

With CWT it's clear enough. We have function of two variables which are scale and translation. But what about DWT? Here is Matlab code: ...
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Optimal estimation of the fusion of two measurements

Suppose I have a sensor measuring a quantity $\text R$. For example the sensor could be a radar estimating the range of a target. We can write: $$R(t)=r(t)+\nu_0(t)$$ where $r(t)$ is the real range ...
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How to solve a difference equation with an input?

How do you solve the difference equation (initial conditions are given) $$y(k)+ay(k-1)+by(k-2)=cx(k-1)+dx(k-2)$$ where the input $x(k)=\theta(k)$ (the unit step function). I know that the general ...
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Solving traveling wave usin the shooting method

The spatially-dependent Hodgkin-Huxley equation for a cylindrical dendrite or unmyelinated axon: where $\frac{a}{2\rho}\frac{\partial^2V}{\partial x^2}$ is a diffusion term $a$ is the fiber radius, ...
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Fourier series: can a function be odd and have a dc component?

Long story short: fourier series is taken in two subjects (for now). One doc says that the dc component is 0 if the function is odd. The other says that odd and even has no effect on the dc ...
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Using Linear Kalman Filters with a Nonlinear System?

Can you answer these questions I have about using linear Kalman filters and extended Kalman filters with a nonlinear system? 1. Does using a linear Kalman filter mean that I must have a time-...
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What is Z-tranform of signum function?

If Z-transform of x(k) is X(z), then what will be the Z-transform of sign(x(k))? Furthermore, what will be the Z transform of sign(x(k-1))?
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Autocorrelation of heaviside functions

I'm trying to find the expression that describes the auto-correlation $r_{xx}(\tau)$ of two heaviside functions $u(t)$. I was told that the result must be $1/2$, which makes total sense, as the power ...
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Instant frequency of sine sweep function?

Firstly, I'm not a mathematician, I'm an engineer, so you can freely make fun of the question. I have the following counter-intuitive behaviour in a sweep function. I have a sweep sine function (...
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Power of a signature (sum of squares divided by number of elements)

I need to find some literature to study the theory of an exercise I am working on (it is from a course in digital image processing and pattern recognition). I have an $n\times n$ matrix, I have to ...
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Estimating a sparse vector: Mean squared error when support known

I was reading this paper ("How well can we estimate a sparse vector?" by Candès and Davenport, link: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1104.5246v5.pdf). They consider the problem of estimating a $k$-sparse vector $...
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CTFS: What happened in this integral?

Specifically, what happened in the last line to obtain the answer? It seems like they ignored the exponential term $e^{-jw_{o}kt}$?