Dara wrote:

> This is what I refer to as the compact support which could be re-scaled.

In mathematics, a function $f : \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}$ has **compact support** if it's zero outside some finite interval $[-M,M]$. The Gabor and differentiated Gaussian wavelets we've been discussing now don't have compact support, though they do decrease very rapidly.

> This is what I refer to as the compact support which could be re-scaled.

In mathematics, a function $f : \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}$ has **compact support** if it's zero outside some finite interval $[-M,M]$. The Gabor and differentiated Gaussian wavelets we've been discussing now don't have compact support, though they do decrease very rapidly.