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  • n. The process of reducing the sampling rate of a signal


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  • My desktop is running 24/7, ripping DVDs, converting those files into massive QuickTime files, downsampling those to 150-250MB QuickTime files, and uploading those to Google Video.

    Waldo Jaquith - Senate video on Richmond Sunlight.

  • One lesson to be learned: daily temperature, monthly temperature, annual temperature series have different properties due to downsampling.

    Climate Insensitivity and AR(1) Models « Climate Audit

  • Look at it this way: for this system to work, you'd have to write a piece of software that had a thorough understanding of "all the copyrighted works" keep in mind that every creative work is copyrighted from the instant it's created, and it would have to be able to spot every transformation, re-encoding, downsampling, and re-edit of those works in order to stem the tide...

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  • A good reference for this downsampling is chapter 3 in Strang/Nguyen “Wavelets and Filter Banks” book. fFreddy

    THe Ritson Coefficient « Climate Audit

  • By downsampling the output to the annual rate you now create a transfer function that contains this transfer function plus aliases.

    THe Ritson Coefficient « Climate Audit

  • I knew that Apple TV only supported 720p resolutions, but I thought at least it would be able to automate the downsampling rate.

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  • From correcting minor typos and updating or removing text, to advanced image editing tasks such as inserting, replacing, cropping, resizing and downsampling, Nitro PDF Professional makes it easy to make last-minute edits.


  • Also using the iTunes downsampling feature earned me back a couple gigs on my

  • This is a histogram stretch, so the implied ISO push is rather high, but it serves to demonstrate how poorly banding disappears with downsampling, relative to 2-dimensional random noise.

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  • Fixed old ac3 encoder which causes stuttering still used when downsampling/fixing ac3.

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