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Course: Workshop Course on Wavelets and Filter Banks
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#8 Course: Workshop Course on Wavelets and Filter Banks



taught by Gilbert Strang (MIT) and Truong Nguyen (Boston University)

Friday-Saturday-Sunday January 3-4-5, 1997

San Diego State University

TEXT: Participants will receive the new textbook (published in 1996)

Wellesley-Cambridge Press, Box 812060, Wellesley MA 02181

This text is already in class use in many EE and mathematics departments.
It was chosen to accompany MATLAB's Wavelet Toolbox, which will be the
simulation software at the San Diego Wavelet Workshop.

We will aim for the right balance of theory and applications. The text
gives an overall perspective of the field - which has grown with amazing
speed. The topics will include

1. Analysis of Filter Banks and Wavelets
2. Design Methods
3. Applications (from Lecturers and Participants)
4. Hands-on Experience with Software

These four key areas will be developed in detail:

1. Analysis

Multirate Signal Processing: Filtering, Decimation, Polyphase
Perfect Reconstruction and Aliasing Removal
Matrix Analysis: Toeplitz Matrices and Fast Algorithms
Wavelet Transform: Pyramid and Cascade Algorithms
Daubechies Wavelets, Orthogonal and Biorthogonal Wavelets
Smoothness, Approximation, Boundary Filters and Wavelets
Time-Frequency and Time-Scale Analysis

2. Design Methods

Spectral Factorization
Cosine-Modulated Filter Banks
Eigenfilters and Quadratic Constrained Least Squares
Lattice Structure
Ladder Structure (Lifting)

3. Applications

Audio and Image Compression, Quantization Effects
Transient Detection and Non-Destructive Evaluation
Digital Communication and Multicarrier Modulation
Text-Image Compression: Lossy and Lossless
Medical Imaging and Scientific Visualization

4. Simulation Software

MATLAB Wavelet Toolbox
Software for Image Compression
Software for Filter Design

The goal of the Workshop is to be as useful as possible to all
participants. Please request information by an email message
with subject Workshop to the organizer

Gilbert Strang:

We will reply about the program and tuition cost and housing.
The tuition includes the textbook and will be the same as
in 1995 and 1996 (San Jose and Tampa Workshops). It will be
reduced by 50% for graduate students. We are very glad to
answer all questions. Our Web sites (Workshop page is planned) are

Gilbert Strang Room 2-240 MIT Cambridge MA 02139

617 253 4383 fax 617 253 4358
All times are GMT + 1 Hour
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