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If one wants to smooth a time series using a window function such as Hanning, Hamming, Blackman etc. what are the considerations for favouring any one window over another?

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Now that dsp.SE has opened, I wonder if you might have better luck asking this over there? Maybe cross-post and see what happens, since they aren't getting that much traffic yet anyhow. – Tal Fishman Sep 9 '11 at 18:19
@sheegaon - thanks for the heads up about dsp.SE. I have now posted this question there too. – babelproofreader Sep 12 '11 at 20:25
If you get an answer over there please add it here, or a link to it, as an answer. – Louis Marascio Sep 14 '11 at 0:45
Looks like this got plenty of attention at dsp.SE. @Louis, you should probably post the answer and assign yourself the bounty if babelproofreader doesn't come back in time. – Tal Fishman Sep 15 '11 at 11:33
This post has been answered at dsp.SE [here][1]. [1]: dsp.stackexchange.com/questions/208/… – babelproofreader Sep 15 '11 at 12:26
up vote 3 down vote accepted

This question has been answered at dsp.SE: Here.

(P.S.: I don't know why the forum software converted babelproofreader's answer into a comment?!? Now it seems to have worked...)

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