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dither

[′dith·ər]
(communications)
A technique for representing the entire gray scale of a picture by picture elements with only one of two levels (“white” and “black”), in which a multilevel input image signal is compared with a position-dependent set of thresholds, and picture elements are set to “white” only where the image input signal exceeds the threshold.
(control systems)
A force having a controlled amplitude and frequency, applied continuously to a device driven by a servomotor so that the device is constantly in small-amplitude motion and cannot stick at its null position. Also known as buzz.
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Other A-to-D converter manufacturers have to use off-chip dither for wireless base station applications," said Aaron Fisher, general manager of wireless integrated circuits with Lucent's Microelectronics Group.
In our case appropriate dither helps to suppress nonlinearities involved by quantization.
Finally RMSE has been expressed for mostly used dither distributions.
In fact, we intend to publish the cartoons every time Major panics and dithers - so you might be seeing a lot of them
0% standard linearity, and a mechanical life rated at 1 million full cycles and 5 million dither cycles.
Earlier this week Mr Cameron had boasted: "I come back to Parliament more determined than ever to cut through the dither that holds this country back.
The operating characteristics of the HR Series include inherent braking, and the ability to eliminate servo dither when in a static position.
However, if the church continues to dither on the decision of allocation, in a few years there simply will be little by way of pastoral or sacramental ministry in the North and the church will have chosen by default.
Summary: Islamabad: Even as the Pakistan government dithers on granting MFN-status to India, 63 per cent .
EVEN as the government dithers over bringing a law to check honour killing, the proposed amendments in the procedural laws are aimed at pinning down the perpetrators of honour killings.
Our own chief criticism of Obama's leadership style thus far is not that he dithers but that he seems so devoted to compromise and seeking common ground that he often refuses take a firm stand and fight for his position.