An Introduction to Wavelets

  • Brani Vidakovic
  • Peter Müller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 141)


Wavelets are functions that satisfy certain requirements. The very name wavelet comes from the requirement that they should integrate to zero, “waving” above and below the x-axis. The diminutive connotation of wavelet suggest the function has to be well localized. Other requirements are technical and needed mostly to ensure quick and easy calculation of the direct and inverse wavelet transform.


Compression Ratio Discrete Wavelet Transformation Wavelet Transformation Wavelet Coefficient Wavelet Packet 
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  • Brani Vidakovic
  • Peter Müller

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