Novel Fractional Wavelet Transform with Closed-Form Expression
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KeywordsFractional Fourier transform; Wavelet; Fractional wavelet transform
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A new wavelet transform (WT) is introduced based on the fractional properties of the traditional Fourier transform. The new wavelet follows from the fractional Fourier order which uniquely identifies the representation of an input function in a fractional domain. It exploits the combined advantages of WT and fractional Fourier transform (FrFT). The transform permits the identification of a transformed function based on the fractional rotation in time-frequency plane. The fractional rotation is then used to identify individual fractional daughter wavelets. This study is, for convenience, limited to one-dimension. Approach for discussing two or more dimensions is shown.