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What is...a Curvelet?

Candès, Emmanuel J. (2003) What is...a Curvelet? Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 50 (11). pp. 1402-1403. ISSN 0002-9920. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111005-095140256

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Abstract

Energized by the success of wavelets, the last two decades saw the rapid development of a new field, computational harmonic analysis, which aims to develop new systems for effectively representing phenomena of scientific interest. The curvelet transform is a recent addition to the family of mathematical tools this community enthusiastically builds up. In short, this is a new multiscale transform with strong directional character in which elements are highly anisotropic at fine scales, with effective support shaped according to the parabolic scaling principle length^2 ~ width.


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