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Computes the Blackman window.

The Blackman window is defined as follows:

wn=0.420.5cos(2πnM1)+0.08cos(4πnM1)w_n = 0.42 - 0.5 \cos \left( \frac{2 \pi n}{M - 1} \right) + 0.08 \cos \left( \frac{4 \pi n}{M - 1} \right)

The window is normalized to 1 (maximum value is 1). However, the 1 doesn’t appear if M is even and sym is True.


M (int) – the length of the window. In other words, the number of points of the returned window.

Keyword Arguments
  • sym (bool, optional) – If False, returns a periodic window suitable for use in spectral analysis. If True, returns a symmetric window suitable for use in filter design. Default: True.

  • dtype (torch.dtype, optional) – the desired data type of returned tensor. Default: if None, uses a global default (see torch.set_default_tensor_type()).

  • layout (torch.layout, optional) – the desired layout of returned Tensor. Default: torch.strided.

  • device (torch.device, optional) – the desired device of returned tensor. Default: if None, uses the current device for the default tensor type (see torch.set_default_tensor_type()). device will be the CPU for CPU tensor types and the current CUDA device for CUDA tensor types.

  • requires_grad (bool, optional) – If autograd should record operations on the returned tensor. Default: False.

Return type



>>> # Generates a symmetric Blackman window.
tensor([-1.4901e-08,  3.4000e-01,  1.0000e+00,  3.4000e-01, -1.4901e-08])

>>> # Generates a periodic Blackman window.
>>>, sym=False)
tensor([-1.4901e-08,  2.0077e-01,  8.4923e-01,  8.4923e-01,  2.0077e-01])


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