Quantization

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Generally, quantization is the state of being constrained to a set of discrete values, rather than varying continuously.

  • In signal processing, quantization is the process of approximating a continuous signal by a set of discrete symbols or integer values.
    • In imaging software, quantization is the process of reducing the number of colors used to represent an image.
    • In music software, quantization is the altering of the times and durations of notes so they fit the beat or subbeat perfectly.
  • In physics, quantization is either the taking of discrete rather than continuous values for some physical quantities; or the procedure to construct a quantum theory from its classical limit.
  • In linguistics, a quantized expression is such that, if it is true of some entity, then it is never true of any proper subparts of that entity. Example: If something is an "apple", then no proper subpart of that thing is an "apple". If something is "water", then many of its subparts will also be "water".
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