Description - Two-Dimensional Wavelets and Their Relatives by Jean-Pierre Antoine
Two-dimensional wavelets offer a number of advantages over discrete wavelet transforms when processing rapidly varying functions and signals. In particular, they offer benefits for real-time applications such as medical imaging, fluid dynamics, shape recognition, image enhancement and target tracking. This book introduces the reader to 2-D wavelets via 1-D continuous wavelet transforms, and includes a long list of useful applications. The authors then describe in detail the underlying mathematics before moving on to more advanced topics such as matrix geometry of wavelet analysis, three-dimensional wavelets and wavelets on a sphere. Throughout the book, practical applications and illustrative examples are used extensively, ensuring the book's value to engineers, physicists and mathematicians alike.
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(246mm x 189mm x 25mm)
Cambridge University Press
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Author Biography - Jean-Pierre Antoine
Jean-Pierre Antoine is the Professor of Mathematical Physics at the Institut de Physique Theorique, Universite catholique de Louvain. Romain Murenzi is currently Minister of Education, Science, Technology, and Scientific Research of the Republic of Rwanda, on leave of absence from the Department of Physics, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia. Pierre Vandergheynst is a Professor at the Signal Processing Institute, Swiss Federal Insitute of Technology, Lausanne. Syed Twareque Ali is a Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Concordia University, Montreal.