### cepstra ⇝

## cepstrum

(Coined in a 1963 paper by Bogert, Healey, and Tukey) The Fourier transform of the log-magnitude spectrum:

fFt(ln( | fFt(window . signal) | ))This function is used in speech recognition and possibly elsewhere. Note that the outer transform is NOT an inverse Fourier transform (as reported in many respectable DSP texts). [What's it for?]

Last updated: 1997-01-07

### Nearby terms:

century meltdown ♦ CEN/XFS ♦ cepstra ♦ **cepstrum** ♦ CEPT ♦ CER ♦ Ceramic Pin Grid Array

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