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Integrate wavelet function psi (ψ)


[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',PREC)
[INTDEC,XVAL,INTREC] = intwave('wname',PREC)
[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',PREC)
[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',PREC,0)
[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname')
[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',8)
intwave('wname',IN2,IN3), PREC = max(IN2,IN3)


[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',PREC) computes the integral, INTEG, of the wavelet function ψ (from −∞ to XVAL values): for x in XVAL.

The function ψ is approximated on the 2PREC points grid XVAL where PREC is a positive integer. 'wname' is a character vector containing the name of the wavelet ψ (see wfilters for more information).

Output argument INTEG is a real or complex vector depending on the wavelet type.

For biorthogonal wavelets,

[INTDEC,XVAL,INTREC] = intwave('wname',PREC) computes the integrals, INTDEC and INTREC, of the wavelet decomposition function ψdec and the wavelet reconstruction function ψrec.

[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',PREC) is equivalent to [INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',PREC,0).

[INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname') is equivalent to [INTEG,XVAL] = intwave('wname',8).

When used with three arguments intwave('wname',IN2,IN3), PREC = max(IN2,IN3) and plots are given.

When IN2 is equal to the special value 0, intwave('wname',0) is equivalent to intwave('wname',8,IN3).

intwave('wname') is equivalent to intwave('wname',8).

intwave is used only for continuous analysis (see cwt for more information).


% Set wavelet name. 
wname = 'db4';

% Plot wavelet function. 
[phi,psi,xval] = wavefun(wname,7);
subplot(211); plot(xval,psi); title('Wavelet'); 

% Compute and plot wavelet integrals approximations 
% on a dyadic grid. 
[integ,xval] = intwave(wname,7); 
subplot(212); plot(xval,integ); 
title(['Wavelet integrals over [-Inf x] ' ... 
       'for each value of xval']);


First, the wavelet function is approximated on a grid of 2PREC points using wavefun. A piecewise constant interpolation is used to compute the integrals using cumsum.

Version History

Introduced before R2006a

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