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Zero Padding

  1. Paolo Castiglioni

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a12087

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

How to Cite

Castiglioni, P. 2005. Zero Padding. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 8.

Author Information

  1. Centro di Bioingegneria, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


Zero-padding is a procedure by which the length of a time series is extended by the addition of zeros, enabling the power spectrum to be evaluated over a fuller range of frequencies.


  • spectral analysis;
  • interpolation