Beyond Wavelets

Hardcover | September 8, 2003

byGrant WellandEditorGrant Welland

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Beyond Wavelets" presents state-of-the-art theories, methods, algorithms, and applications of mathematical extensions for classical wavelet analysis. Wavelets, introduced 20 years ago byMorlet and Grossmann and developed very rapidly during the 1980's and 1990's, has created a common link between computational mathematics and other disciplines of science and engineering.Classical wavelets have provided effective and efficient mathematical tools for time-frequency analysis which enhances and replaces the Fourier approach.However, with the current advances in science and technology, there is an immediate need to extend wavelet mathematical tools as well. "Beyond Wavelets" presents a list of ideas and mathematicalfoundations for such extensions, including: continuous and digital ridgelets, brushlets, steerable wavelet packets, contourlets, eno-wavelets, spline-wavelet frames, and quasi-affine wavelets. Wavelet subband algorithms are extended to pyramidal directional and nonuniform filter banks. In addition, this volume includes amethod for tomographic reconstruction using a mechanical image model and a statistical study for independent adaptive signal representation.Investigators already familiar with wavelet methods from areas such as engineering, statistics, and mathematics will benefit by owning this volume. *Curvelets, Contourlets, Ridgelets, *Digital Implementation of Ridgelet Packets*Steerable Wavelet Packets*Essentially Non-Oscillatory Wavelets*Medical Imaging*Non-Uniform Filter Banks*Spline-wavelet frames and *Vanishing Moment Recovery Functions

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Beyond Wavelets" presents state-of-the-art theories, methods, algorithms, and applications of mathematical extensions for classical wavelet analysis. Wavelets, introduced 20 years ago byMorlet and Grossmann and developed very rapidly during the 1980's and 1990's, has created a common link between computational mathematics and other dis...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 8, 2003Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0127432736

ISBN - 13:9780127432731

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Table of Contents

Digital Ridgelet Transform based on True Ridge Functions; Digital Implementation of Ridgelet Packets; Brushlets: Steerable Wavelet Packets; Contourlets; ENO-wavelet Tranforms and Some Applications; A Mechanical Image Mdoel for Baeysian Tomographic Reconstruction; Sparsity vs. Statistical Independence in Adaptive Signal Representations: A Case Study of the Spike Process; Nonuniform Filter Banks: New Results and Open Problems; Recent Development of Spline Wavelet Frames with Complace Support; Affine, Quasi-Affine and Co-Affine Wavelets

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"The text is well prepared, and the cast of authors is impressive. If you are a researcher in image processing using wavelets, this book is worth owning."
- Robert Lund, Clemson University in the Journal of the American Statistical Association