Jean Morlet (French: [mɔʁlɛ]; January 13, 1931 – April 27, 2007) was a French geophysicist who pioneered work in the field of wavelet analysis around the year 1975. He invented the term wavelet to describe the functions he was using. In 1981, Morlet worked with Alex Grossman to develop what is now known as the Wavelet transform.
He was awarded in 1997 with the Reginald Fessenden Award.
He was awarded in 2001 with the first prize Prix Chéreau Lavet, from the Académie des Technologies.
- Goupillaud, Pierre (1997). "Biographies: Jean P. Morlet". Virtual Geoscience Center. Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
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