One cannot expect any serious understanding of what wavelet analysis means without a deep knowledge of the corresponding operator theory.

        ---Yves Meyer

Wavelets and functions with bounded variation from image processing to pure mathematics, Atti della Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Classe di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e Naturali, Rendiconti Lincei, Serie IX, Matematica e Applicazioni, volume XI, 2000, special issue: Mathematics Towards the Third Millennium (Papers from the International Conference held in Rome, May 27--29, 1999), page 95.

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