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Wavelet versus Fourier Analysis

  • Sandro A. P. HaddadEmail author
  • Wouter A. Serdijn
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Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)

The advantages of wavelet analysis over Fourier analysis is the subject of Chapter 3. A comparison between frequency analysis, by means of the Fourier transform, and time–frequency representation, by means of the wavelet transform, is made. From an example of a nonstationary signal, the good extraction of the time and frequency characteristics of the wavelet transform is revealed. In addition, the properties of wavelet bases functions and WT signal processing applications will be described.

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Wavelet Analysis Wavelet Transform Wavelet Base Modulus Maximum Morlet Wavelet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Freescale SemiconductorCampinas-SPBrazil
  2. 2.Electronics Research Lab.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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