Wavelet and subband transforms: Fundamentals and communication applications

Ali N. Akansu, Mehmet V. Tazebay, Michael J. Medley, Pankaj K. Das

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Subband and wavelet transforms have been a subject of great interest, especially in the fields of signal processing and applied mathematics. This article presents a tutorial on this subject, emphasizing the fundamentals and the reason for its success, importance, and potential. Subband and wavelet transform applications in communications are also reviewed. These application areas include interference excision, spread spectrum codes based on subband transform bases, CDMA, and discrete multitone transceivers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-115
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Communications Magazine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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