Introduction
Fast Fourier Transform
.
Strang: American Scientist
How to Make Wavelets:
R.S. Strichartz's paper in The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 100, No. 6 (June - July, 1993), pp. 539-556.
Books
Illustrated Wavelet Transform Handbook
by Paul S. Addison
History
Alfred Haar's 1909 dissertation
where, in Chapter III, he introduced "The Orthogonal Function System χ" later called "Haar's wavelets"
The World According to Wavelets
by Barbara Burke Hubbard for history and general information about wavelets.
Other Courses
Web Sites
Wavelet Digest (& Overview)(thru 2006)
1996 SIGGRAPH Wavelets in Computer Graphics Course
Demonstations
Mathematica Notebooks
Matlab Wavelet ToolBox
Mathematica Wavelet Explorer
FAWAV Program
Applications
Wavelets for Graphics
Seismic Data
Storage of fingerprints
(see
Fingerprints Go Digital
by Christopher M. Brislawn
in the
Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 42, Number 11, November 1995.
The FBI Fingerprint Image Compression Standard
New JPG standard
(see e.g.
JPEG 2000
);