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2) j=1 where is a small number (for example = 10−3 ). Fig. 2 Multiscale Transforms 33 Fig. 2. Wavelet transform of NGC 2997 by the ` a trous algorithm. tion (middle row), and its wavelet-log representation (bottom). Jets clearly appear in the last representation of the Hale-Bopp Comet image. 2 Multiscale Transforms Compared to Other Data Transforms In this section we will discuss in general terms why the wavelet transform has very good noise ﬁltering properties, and how it diﬀers from other data preprocessing transforms in this respect.
10 shows the Saturn image and the detected edges by the DroG method. 2 Second Order Derivative Edge Detection Second derivative operators allow us to accentuate the edges. 1. Gradient edge detector masks. 2. Template gradients. 4 Edge Detection 21 22 1. Introduction to Applications and Methods Fig. 10. Saturn image (left) and DroG detected edges. 3 gives three discrete approximations of this operator. 3. Laplacian operators. Laplacian 1 1 4 0 −1 0 −1 4 −1 0 −1 0 Laplacian 2 1 8 −1 −1 −1 −1 8 −1 −1 −1 −1 Laplacian 3 1 8 −1 −2 −1 −2 4 −2 −1 −2 −1 Marr and Hildreth (1980) have proposed the Laplacian of Gaussian (LoG) edge detector operator.
Support K at scale j Support K at scale j+1 Fig. 7. Support K of ψ at two consecutive scales j and j + 1. Poisson Noise with Few Photons or Counts. We now consider a data set sl (l ∈ [1 . . N ]) of N points in a space of dimension D, and a point at position l is deﬁned by its coordinate (l1 , . . , lD ). 14) where K is the support of the wavelet function ψ at scale j (see Fig. e. the number of events included in the support of the dilated wavelet centered at l). If all events nk (nk ∈ K) are due to noise, wj,l can be considered as a realization of a random variable Wnk , Wnk being deﬁned as the sum of nk independent random variables.