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]]>Thu, 17 Sep 2009 02:44:14 +0000Peter KootsookosThe Nature of Circles
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When calculating the mean of a list of numbers, the obvious approach is to sum them and divide by how many there are.

Suppose I give you a list of two numbers:

0

359

What is their mean? The obvious answer is 179.5.

If I told you that the numbers were compass bearings in degrees, what would your answer be then? Does 179.5 seem correct?

In the case of compass...]]>
Sat, 21 Feb 2009 22:21:35 +0000Peter KootsookosCorrelation without pre-whitening is often misleading
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Correlation, as one of the first tools DSP users add to their tool box, can automate locating a known signal within a second (usually larger) signal. The expected result of a correlation is a nice sharp peak at the location of the known signal and few, if any, extraneous peaks.

A little thought will show this to be incorrect: correlating a signal with itself is only guaranteed to...]]>
Tue, 19 Feb 2008 03:26:04 +0000Peter Kootsookos