Bispectrum Estimation Using Overlapped Segments

  • J. Piñeyro
  • K. Behringer


The power spectral density (PSD) function cannot detect nonlinear random processes which effect non-Gaussian contributions to the noise signal. For the characterization of non-Gaussian noise contributions, higher-order cumulant functions or their corresponding Fourier transforms must be considered (e.g. Hasselmann et al., 1963; Brillinger, 1965; Bendat and Piersol, 1982). The triple correlation function or the bispectrum, respectively, are the next higher approaches, provided that a skewness exists. There are also interesting applications to deterministic signals, which are often obscured by background noise (Sato and Sasaki, 1977; Lohmann and Wirnitzer, 1984).


Power Spectral Density Side Lobe Side Lobe Level Signal Window Power Spectral Density Estimation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Piñeyro
    • 1
  • K. Behringer
    • 1
  1. 1.Paul Scherrer InstituteWürenlingenSwitzerland

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