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1-D detail coefficients


D = detcoef(C,L,N)
D = detcoef(C,L)


detcoef is a one-dimensional wavelet analysis function.

D = detcoef(C,L,N) extracts the detail coefficients at level N from the wavelet decomposition structure [C,L]. See wavedec for more information on C and L.

Level N must be an integer such that 1 N NMAX where NMAX = length(L)-2.

D = detcoef(C,L) extracts the detail coefficients at last level NMAX.

If N is a vector of integers such that 1 ≤ N(j)NMAX:

  • DCELL = detcoef(C,L,N,'cells') returns a cell array where DCELL{j} contains the coefficients of detail N(j).

  • If length(N) > 1, DCELL = detcoef(C,L,N) is equivalent to DCELL = detcoef(C,L,N,'cells').

  • DCELL = detcoef(C,L,'cells') is equivalent to DCELL = detcoef(C,L,[1:NMAX]).

  • [D1, ... ,Dp] = detcoef(C,L,[N(1), ... ,N(p)]) extracts the details coefficients at levels [N(1), ... ,N(p)].


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This example shows how to obtain and plot the detail coefficients for an electrical current signal. This example uses zero-padding (see dwtmode).

Load the signal and select the first 3920 samples.

load leleccum; 
s = leleccum(1:3920);

Perform the decomposition at level 3 using db1. Extract the detail coefficients at levels 1, 2, and 3 from the decomposition structure.

[c,l] = wavedec(s,3,'db1');
[cd1,cd2,cd3] = detcoef(c,l,[1 2 3]);

Plot the original signal.

title('Original signal')
ylim([0 1000])

Plot the level 3 detail coefficients.

title('Level 3 detail coefficients (cd3)')
ylim([-60 60])

Plot the level 2 detail coefficients.

plot (cd2)
title('Level 2 detail coefficients (cd2)')
ylim([-60 60])

Plot the level 1 detail coefficients.

plot (cd1)
title('Level 1 detail coefficients (cd1)')
ylim([-60 60])

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
Generate C and C++ code using MATLAB® Coder™.

See Also


Introduced before R2006a

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