What is aliasing? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Multimedia and graphics glossary:

In sound and image generation, aliasing is the generation of a false (alias) frequency along with the correct one when doing frequency sampling. For images, this produces a jagged edge, or stair-step effect. For sound, it produces a buzz.

See antialiasing .

This was last updated in May 2010
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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