Daubechies, Ingrid AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Last reviewed:June 2020
- Wavelet families
- Signal analysis
- Discrete parameters
- Data compression
- Discrete variables
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The elementary building blocks in a mathematical tool for analyzing functions. The functions to be analyzed can be very diverse; examples are solutions of a differential equation, and one- and two-dimensional signals. The tool itself, the wavelet transform, is the result of a synthesis of ideas from many different fields, ranging from pure mathematics to quantum physics and electrical engineering.
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