# Discrete Wavelet Transform and L2 Basis

Using the mother wavlet $phi$ one obtains an orthonormal basis $\phi_{j,k}(x):=2^{j/2}\,\phi(2^j\,x-k)$of L^2 (on the unit interval say). Given a function $f$ on can calculate the coefficients using the $L^2$ inner product. For the Fourier series on can use the discrete fourier transform to do this. How can the discrete wavlet transform be used to calculate the coefficients, here? Does anyone know a good reference?

Thanks,

warsaga

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For practitioners I recommend Mallat's "Wavelet Tour of Signal Processing". –  Dirk May 4 '12 at 18:26
In the way you stated the question it is to vague: I think if you would make it more precise, then it will attract more attention. –  Kirill Shmakov May 4 '12 at 19:14