Questions on the discrete and continuous Fourier analysis functions of Mathematica, as well as the FourierSeries` package.

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Finding the dominant frequency in a large dataset with Fourier + periodogramm

I know there are dozens of questions about how to extract the correct frequency out of data, however I probably don't interpret my data correctly, or do not apply those answers correctly. Problem I ...
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Proving (self) similarity with Mathematica - Reccurrence Plots, Similarity Plots etc

I posted this question in math.se but given the sheer tumultuous number of questions that keep appearing on math.se and also given that I am trying to accomplish this in Mathematica, I thought I'd ...
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Possible bug with FourierTransform linearity

Each component is easily transformed but the sum is not: FourierTransform[f''[x], x, k] FourierTransform[f'[x], x, k] ...
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Fourier transform over a custom dimension

I have a multidimensional array A. Fourier[A] finds the discrete Fourier transform over all dimensions. How to find discrete ...
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The same analytical expression gets inconsistent FourierTransform results

I have an expression which is just a linear combination of plane waves, and I'd like to calculate FT of it. I know what I will get should be a bunch of delta functions, but it turns out Mathematica ...
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Periodogram for irregularly spaced data

I am trying to replicate some existing work on the length of the cycles in certain economic data. Specificially, I am using the Schularick and Taylor (2012) data set to replicate the periodogram shown ...
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How to do Fast Fourier transform (FFT) for singular functions?

I want to do a 3-dimensional FFT on this function $\frac{\cos (x) \cos (y) \cos (z)-\sin (x) \sin (y) \sin (z)}{\left((1.0001+\sin (y)+\cos (z))^2+(0.0001+\cos (x)+\sin (z))^2+(0.0001+\sin (x)+\cos ...
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What are good/best practices to take the Fourier transform of an InterpolatingFunction?

I have a function which I have obtained from numerical integration of a differential equation, and I would like to take its Fourier transform. What are good practices for doing this? To make things ...
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Fourier transformation of HeavisideTheta functions

I want to find 2D-Fourier transformation of the function given below f = HeavisideTheta[y1]*HeavisideTheta[y2 - y1] For the purpose, I use built-in function in ...
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Precision loss in FourierDCT

I have high precision data that I want to do Fourier transform with, but it looks like the precision is lost dramatically. ...
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Why does setting $Assumptions make my Fourier transforms slow?

Consider these Fourier transforms ...
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Using 2D Fourier transform of an image to detect typical wavelengths

I am new to Mathematica, and I have read this post to understand how to perform Fourier transform on an image. My mission is to extract information on the typical distance between the black patches in ...
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Inverse Fourier Transform - wolfram alpha vs Mathematica 9.0

I'm facing an interesting problem. I'm trying to do this simple task: InverseFourierTransform[0.031622*Exp[0.4995ω^2], ω, t] Mathematica can't handle it for some ...
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Mathematica does not calculate inverse fourier transformation or the convolution of two functions

I am trying to take convolution of a Gaussian function with an exponential function. Mathematica couldn't calculate it. ...
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Incorrect output from InverseFourierTransform

Bug introduced in 8.0.4 or earlier and fixed in 9.0.1 or earlier I am trying to compute the inverse Fourier transform of this expression ...
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Fourier transform an expression to obtain a distribution?

I have this expression for the correlation function for a rigid rotating molecule: $G(\tau) = 4 \pi \int \omega ^2 P_2[\cos (\omega \tau)] P(\omega) \, \mathrm{d}\omega \quad [1]$ where $P_2$ is a ...
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Is it the right output for Fourier?

I am learning Fourier Series at university so I wanted to do something with Mathematica to calculate frequency spectrum and harmonics of whatever function I create. This is what I have until now after ...
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Doing local FFT on huge 3D vector data cell mesh and visualizing it spatially?

Simulation type: I'm running a simulation with the OOMMF micromagnetics package http://math.nist.gov/oommf/ where are magnet is represented by a mesh of 3 million cells, it gets excited by a ...
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Multidimensional Fourier PDE solution and and exact solution are scaled by $(2 \pi)^{2}$

I'm solving a partial differential equation (Stokes equation) in a periodic domain in three dimensions with fourier transforms. I'm using Fourier[] mathematica routines to perform the discrete ...
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How to filter my signal?

As you can see, my signal is superimposed by an other sinus which has a slightly longer frequency. I would like to filter this out. I think I can do the filtering process, but there is one step that I ...
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The inverse Fourier transform of a rather complex function

I am using Mathematica 7.0 and trying to find the Fourier transform of a rather complex function g. The function g is defined by ...
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Fourier Transformation of a List

As we know the FourierTransform goes a function of t ,for example, f[t] to ...
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problem using FourierTransform

I'd like to make a fourier transform of equation: ...
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Approximating The Fourier Transform

Eq.(1)$$f(z)=\frac {k}{2\pi}\int_{C}F(\theta)e^{ikz\cos \theta} \,d\theta$$ for $$|z|\le l$$ and the side condition Eq.(2) $$0=\frac {k}{2\pi}\int_{C}F(\theta)e^{ikz\cos \theta} \,d\theta$$ for ...
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How to keep computing Hilbert transforms until I find the right one

I would like to get mathematica to arbitrarily plug in pairs of functions to the Hilbert transform operation, and to stop as soon as it gives me a pair of Hilbert transforms that obey certain ...
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Issues with zero frequency component in discrete Fourier transform

I'm having trouble with the Fourier function at the moment. I'm solving a set of differential equations with NDSolve, then need to extract the spectrum associated with the curve below: So i use ...
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Discrete Fourier Normalization

I have a problem using the Fourier command applied to the square of an exponential function. I would like to compare the theoretical result (called ...
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Calculating the recursion at the Fourier domain

I would like to calculate the following recursion with mathematica $$f_n(x)=\int_{B}^{A}f_{n-1}(x-\omega)f(\omega)\mbox{d}\omega\quad\quad f_1(w):=f(w)$$ This is simply the convolution of $f$ with ...
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Discrete Fourier Transform and data manipulate

I solve a system od ODE and i save the discrete solution (i.e.: x,y,vx,vy, or a subset of it) in a file. Then i try to call the DFT on this file but the problem is that i must have also the time in ...
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Recognizing a generalized function as zero

Consider the following expression: HeavisideTheta[x]HeavisideTheta[-x] Mathematica will not simplify it further. But $\Theta(x)\Theta(-x)$ is zero if considered ...