WaveLab and Reproducible Research

  • Jonathan B. Buckheit
  • David L. Donoho
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 103)


Wavelab is a library of wavelet-packet analysis, cosine-packet analysis and matching pursuit. The library is available free of charge over the Internet. Versions are provided for Macintosh, UNIX and Windows machines.

Wavelab makes available, in one package, all the code to reproduce all the figures in our published wavelet articles. The interested reader can inspect the source code to see exactly what algorithms were used, how parameters were set in producing our figures, and can then modify the source to produce variations on our results. WAVELAB has been developed, in part, because of exhortations by Jon Claerbout of Stanford that computational scientists should engage in “really reproducible” research.


Wavelet Packet Seismic Exploration Wavelet Shrinkage Artificial Signal Wavelet Thresholding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan B. Buckheit
    • 1
  • David L. Donoho
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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