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Note that the writer is the famed Ingrid Daubechies, who was one of the main driver behind wavelets and early works on sparse representations.



Noticed that as well. Still writes with such reverence for the power mathematics has in unveiling the mysteries of nature. Particularly enjoyed the moniker "distinguished differential geometer" to describe Calabi! I guess its only a matter of time before "wavelet nets" are re-discovered and resurrected as the "new innovation" in machine learning ;)


Have you seen Mallat's recent work on the scattering transform?

http://www.di.ens.fr/data/scattering/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHhYvtnY2zI




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