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blurring

[′blər·iŋ]
(mathematics)
An operation that decreases the value of the membership function of a fuzzy set if it is greater than 0.5, and increases it if it is less than 0.5.
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Furthermore, the blurring process tends to increase the saliency of low-saliency pixels by weighted averaging of the pixels in the neighborhood.
According to the makeup artist who first applied Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin Blurring Powder Foundation 12H on me, start from the nose and the middle of the face, where the highest concentration of color should be.
In general, blind image restoration is an ill-posed inverse problem which recovers the latent image from the blurred observation without any knowledge about the blurring process [9].
Well, it turns out it is fairly common to sacrifice some quality and, since blurring is a low-pass filter (preserves low frequency signals while attenuating high frequency ones), down-scale to a smaller resolution buffer, for example to 1/2 by 1/2, perform the blur effect and then up-scale back to the original frame buffer.
Image blurring is an undesired artifact commonly found in photography, as a result of camera shake.
The TDRA and its blurring factors came to be through numerous case decisions; however, since its enactment, there has yet to be an effective challenge to the TDRA blurring factors for their effectiveness, utility, or relevance.
Watermarking methods capable at least partially resist affirmative image modifications, such as blurring, are based on global image structure and loose pixel-wise tamper localization resolution.
Rather, the accumulation of subretinal fluid in the macula results in metamorphopsia and blurring of vision.
Another article in the same issue, "Are EDCs Blurring Issues of Gender?" (Hood 2005), echoes this misperception concerning phthalates and plastic food packaging.
"Stretch" was the title of Deborah Oropallo's recent exhibition at Stephen Wirtz Gallery, and the term applies as much to the vertical blurring that distinguishes many of the paintings as to their maker's apparent compulsion to continually challenge and extend her practice.
* The blurring line between coated and uncoated paper markets.
The Psychology of Entertainment Media: Blurring the Lines Between Entertainment and Persuasion.