Introduction to Orthogonal Transforms: With Applications in Data Processing and Analysis

Introduction to Orthogonal Transforms: With Applications in Data Processing and Analysis

By: Ruye Wang (author)Hardback

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A systematic, unified treatment of orthogonal transform methods for signal processing, data analysis and communications, this book guides the reader from mathematical theory to problem solving in practice. It examines each transform method in depth, emphasizing the common mathematical principles and essential properties of each method in terms of signal decorrelation and energy compaction. The different forms of Fourier transform, as well as the Laplace, Z-, Walsh-Hadamard, Slant, Haar, Karhunen-Loeve and wavelet transforms, are all covered, with discussion of how each transform method can be applied to real-world experimental problems. Numerous practical examples and end-of-chapter problems, supported by online Matlab and C code and an instructor-only solutions manual, make this an ideal resource for students and practitioners alike.

About Author

Ruye Wang is a Professor in the Engineering Department at Harvey Mudd College. Previously a Principal Investigator at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, his research interests include image processing, computer vision, machine learning and remote sensing.


1. Signals and systems; 2. Vector spaces and signal representation; 3. Continuous-time Fourier transform; 4. Discrete-time Fourier transform; 5. Applications of the Fourier transforms; 6. The Laplace and z-transforms; 7. Fourier related orthogonal transforms; 8. The Walsh-Hadamard, slant and Haar transforms; 9. Karhunen-Loeve transform and principal component analysis; 10. Continuous and discrete-time wavelet transforms; 11. Multiresolution analysis and discrete wavelet transform; Appendix 1. Review of linear algebra; Appendix 2. Review of random variables.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780521516884
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 590
  • ID: 9780521516884
  • weight: 1290
  • ISBN10: 0521516889

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