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Meaning of SAMPLING

Pronunciation:  'sampling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
  2. [n]  (telecommunications) measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

SAMPLING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 See Also: choice, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, option, pick, proportional sampling, random sampling, representative sampling, selection, stratified sampling



Computing Dictionary

The process of taking a sample of a signal at evenly spaced intervals of time. This is the first step in digital signal processing.

Video Dictionary
 Definition: The first step in the process of converting an analog signal into a digital representation. This is accomplished by measuring the value of the analog signal at regular intervals called samples. These values are then encoded to provide a digital representation of the analog signal.
 Definition: the probabilistic, systematic, or judgmental selection of a sub-element from a larger population, with the aim of approximating a representative picture of the whole.