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Signal Characteristics

CONTENTS

12.1    Signal Classification

12.2    Signal Variables

12.3    Signal Statistical Parameters

12.4    Problems

… there is a tendency in all observations, scientific and otherwise, to see what one is looking for …

D.J. Bennett. 1998. Randomness. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

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But you perceive, my boy, that it is not so, and that facts, as usual, are very stubborn things, overruling all theories.

Professor Von Hardwigg in Voyage au centre de la terra by Jules Gabriel Verne, 1864.

12.1    Signal Classification

In the context of measurements, a signal is a measurement system’s representation of a physical ...

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