Stabilizing Nonuniformly Quantized Compressed Sensing with Scalar Companders

Abstract: This paper studies the problem of reconstructing sparse or compressible signals from compressed sensing measurements that have undergone nonuniform quantization. Previous approaches to this Quantized Compressed Sensing (QCS) problem based on Gaussian models (bounded l2-norm) for the quantization distortion yield results that, while often acceptable, may not be fully consistent: re-measurement and quantization of the reconstructed signal do not necessarily match the initial observations.