Adaptation of Weyl--Heisenberg frames to underspread environments

W. Kozek

Department of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
email: kozek@tyche.mat.univie.ac.at
homepage: tyche.mat.univie.ac.at/~kozek

Underspread environments provide an operator theoretic framework for slowly time-varying linear systems with finite memory and for the second-order modeling of quasistationary random processes. We consider the adaptation of continuous and discrete Weyl-Heisenberg (WH) frames to trace-class underspread operators in the sense of approximate diagonalization. The atom optimization criteria are formulated in terms of the ambiguity function of the atom and the spreading function of the operator. The theoretical results are demonstrated by a numerical experiment.

Keywords: Gabor analysis, Short-time Fourier transform, Kohn-Nirenberg correspondence, Underspread Operators, Nonstationary Processes, Linear time-varying systems, Approximate Diagonalization
Published: Gabor Analysis and Algorithms: Theory and Applications ,1997,Page 323-352
Editor: Feichtinger, H.G. and Strohmer, T. Birkhäuser, Boston
Note: Chap. 10

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