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?

  • $\begingroup$ 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. $\endgroup$ – Tal Fishman Sep 9 '11 at 18:19
  • $\begingroup$ @sheegaon - thanks for the heads up about dsp.SE. I have now posted this question there too. $\endgroup$ – babelproofreader Sep 12 '11 at 20:25
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    $\begingroup$ If you get an answer over there please add it here, or a link to it, as an answer. $\endgroup$ – Louis Marascio Sep 14 '11 at 0:45
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    $\begingroup$ 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. $\endgroup$ – Tal Fishman Sep 15 '11 at 11:33
  • $\begingroup$ This post has been answered at dsp.SE [here][1]. [1]: dsp.stackexchange.com/questions/208/… $\endgroup$ – babelproofreader Sep 15 '11 at 12:26

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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