Multicomponent Multidimensional Signals

  • Joseph P. Havlicek
  • David S. Harding
  • Alan C. Bovik


In this brief paper, we extend the notion of multicomponent signal into multiple dimensions. A definition for multidimensional instantaneous bandwidth is presented and used to develop criteria for determining the multicomponent nature of a signal. We demonstrate application of the criteria by testing the validity of a multicomponent interpretation for a complicated nonstationary texture image.

Key Words

Multicomponent signals instantaneous frequency instantaneous bandwidth AM-FM models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph P. Havlicek
    • 1
  • David S. Harding
    • 2
  • Alan C. Bovik
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringThe University of OklahomaNormanUSA
  2. 2.Center for Vision and Image SciencesThe University of TexasAustinUSA

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