chirplet


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chirplet

[′chərp·lət]
(mathematics)
A wavelet whose instantaneous frequency drifts upward or downward at a fixed rate throughout its duration.
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Contrast this with the far-reaching but ultimately unsuccessful "Canto-Os," whose row of "O" stanzas ("O chirplet," "O wavelet," "O toneburst") never quite rises above the fragments that compose it, leaving readers with little more than a vague feeling that they are being handed pieces of something that doesn't fit together.
He is also the inventor of the wristwatch videophone, of the chirplet transform (a new mathematical framework for signal processing), and of the comparametric image processor.