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sam·pling

 (săm′plĭng)
n.
1. Statistics See sample.
2.
a. The act, process, or technique of selecting an appropriate sample.
b. A small portion, piece, or segment selected as a sample.

sampling

(ˈsɑːmplɪŋ)
n
1. (Statistics) the process of selecting a random sample
2. (Statistics) a variant of sample2
3. (Pop Music) the process of taking a short extract from (a record) and mixing it into a different backing track
4. (Telecommunications) a process in which a continuous electrical signal is approximately represented by a series of discrete values, usually regularly spaced

sam•pling

(ˈsæm plɪŋ, ˈsɑm-)

n.
1. the act or process of selecting a sample for testing.
2. the sample so selected.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sampling - (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
selection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
random sampling - the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selected
proportional sampling, representative sampling, stratified sampling - the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
2.sampling - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
acceptance sampling - a statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected
distribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
random sample - a sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected
proportional sample, representative sample, stratified sample - the population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum
3.sampling - measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
Translations
vzorkování
näyteotantasamplaussämpläys

sampling

[ˈsɑːmplɪŋ] Nmuestreo m

sampling

n (of food)Kostprobe f; (of wine)Weinprobe f; (Statistics) → Stichprobenverfahren nt
attr (Statistics) → Stichproben-; sampling errorFehler mim Stichprobenverfahren

sam·pling

n. muestreo; hacer muestras; selección partitiva;
random ______ al azar.
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The CT image reconstruction algorithms have been restricted by the Nyquist theorem [5]; thus, in some CT applications, the established number of projections is excessive since high X-ray dose could be destructive or carcinogenic for human beings [6].
It broke the bottleneck of the Nyquist Theorem. It combines the collection and the compression and uses the optimization algorithm reconstruction at the collecting terminal.
Nevertheless, although in most cases Nyquist theorem cannot be used to perfectly reconstruct signals, it can be used as a reasonable approximation for the acquisition of most signals.