Single wavelets in n-dimensions

  • Paolo M. Soardi
  • David Weiland


Under very minimal regularity assumptions, it can be shown that 2n−1 functions are needed to generate an orthonormal wavelet basis for L2(ℝn). In a recent paper by Dai et al. it is shown, by abstract means, that there exist subsets K of ℝn such that the single function ψ, defined by\(\hat \psi = \chi K\), is an orthonormal wavelet for L2(ℝn). Here we provide methods for construucting explicit examples of these sets. Moreover, we demonstrate that these wavelets do not behave like their one-dimensional couterparts.


Tight Frame Orthonormal Wavelet Wavelet Family Dyadic Wavelet Orthonormal Wavelet Basis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo M. Soardi
    • 1
  • David Weiland
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di MatematicaMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Texas at AustinAustin

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