signal bias

signal bias

[′sig·nəl ‚bī·əs]
(communications)
Form of teletypewriter signal distortion brought about by the lengthening or shortening of pulses during transmission; when marking pulses are all lengthened, a marking signal bias results; when marking pulses are all shortened, a spacing signal bias results.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A relation between reconstructed signal bias and the algorithm step-size is derived and statistically confirmed.