On Lipschitz analysis and Lipschitz synthesis for the phase retrieval problem

Radu Balan, Dongmian Zou

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Abstract

We prove two results with regard to reconstruction from magnitudes of frame coefficients (the so called "phase retrieval problem"). First we show that phase retrievable nonlinear maps are bi-Lipschitz with respect to appropriate metrics on the quotient space. Specifically, if nonlinear analysis maps α,β:H→→ℝm are injective, with α(x)=(|<x,fk>|)km=1 and β(x)=(|<x,fk>|2)km=1, where {f1,...,fm} is a frame for a Hilbert space H and H=H/T1, then α is bi-Lipschitz with respect to the class of "natural metrics" Dp(x,y)=minφ||x-ey||p, whereas β is bi-Lipschitz with respect to the class of matrix-norm induced metrics dp(x,y)=||xx∗-yy∗||p. Second we prove that reconstruction can be performed using Lipschitz continuous maps. That is, there exist left inverse maps (synthesis maps) ω,ψ:ℝm→H of α and β respectively, that are Lipschitz continuous with respect to appropriate metrics. Additionally, we obtain the Lipschitz constants of ω and ψ in terms of the lower Lipschitz constants of α and β, respectively. Surprisingly, the increase in both Lipschitz constants is a relatively small factor, independent of the space dimension or the frame redundancy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152-181
Number of pages30
JournalLinear Algebra and Its Applications
Volume496
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

Keywords

  • Frames
  • Lipschitz maps
  • Phase retrieval
  • Stability

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