plots the squared magnitude of the discrete Fourier transform (power spectrum) of list.

Periodogram[list, n]
plots the mean of power spectra of non-overlapping partitions of length n.

Periodogram[list, n, d]
uses partitions with offset d.

Periodogram[list, n, d, wfun]
applies a smoothing window wfun to each partition.

Periodogram[list, n, d, wfun, m]
pads partitions with zeros to length m prior to the computation of the transform.

Periodogram[{list1, list2, ...}, n, d, wfun, m]
plots power spectra of several lists.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • In Periodogram[list, n, d, wfun], the smoothing window wfun can be specified using a window function that will be sampled between and , or a list of length n. The default window is DirichletWindow, which effectively does no smoothing.
  • Periodogram[list, n] is equivalent to Periodogram[list, n, n, DirichletWindow, n].
  • For real input data, Periodogram displays only the first half of the power spectrum due to the symmetry property of the Fourier transform.
  • Periodogram also works with SampledSoundList objects. When applied to a multichannel sound object, it plots power spectra of all channels.
  • Periodogram takes the following options:
  • FourierParameters{0,1}Fourier parameters
    SampleRateAutomaticthe sample rate
    ScalingFunctions"dB"the scaling function
  • With the setting SampleRate->r, signal frequencies are shown in the range from to r/2.
  • The scaling function can be or , which correspond to the decibel and absolute power values, respectively.
  • Periodogram also accepts all options of ListLinePlot.
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