Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 477–493 | Cite as

Complex Data Processing: Fast Wavelet Analysis on the Sphere



In the general context of complex data processing, this article reviews a recent practical approach to the continuous wavelet formalism on the sphere. This formalism notably yields a correspondence principle which relates wavelets on the plane and on the sphere. Two fast algorithms are also presented for the analysis of signals on the sphere with steerable wavelets.


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© Birkhauser Boston 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Signal Processing Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)CH-1015 LausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Astrophysics Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of CambridgeCB3 0HE CambridgeUK
  3. 3.Instituto de Física de Cantabria (CSIC-UC)E-39005 SantanderSpain

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