aliasing

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Distortion caused in analog-to-digital conversion by a too low rate of data sampling. For audio signals, it usually results in flutter (rapid change in the signal) and, for video signals, in stairsteps-like jagged edges (called 'jaggies') that appear on an image of curved or slanted lines. Cured or subdued by antialiasing techniques such as filtering or super-sampling.

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All of this aliasing in the audio and graphics in the game is very noticeable on the newer systems and makes the game difficult to play.
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You need to be able to break down any aliasing and figure out how to use it to the best of your advantage.
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The aliasing issue was of concern in migrating from the old analog system to the new digital system so we focused on this.
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