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Distortion is the alteration of the original shape of something. In communications and electronics it means the alteration of the waveform of an information-bearing signal, such as an audio signal representing sound or a video signal representing images, in an electronic device or communication channel.

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Organizations relating to Distortion

European Fascial Distortion Model Association / Est. 2006

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World Problems relating to Distortion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Memory defects
Misrepresentation of geographical information
Creative accounting
Historical misrepresentation
Biased recall
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Corporation financial secrecy
Discrimination against women by the sciences
Inherent patriarchal distortion of planning
International aid paternalism
Distortion of truth by evolution of language
Short-term profit maximization
Distortionary tax systems
Fabricated quotations
Preferential trade arrangements
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory application of antidumping regulations
Distortion of international trade by state-trading and government monopoly practices
Distortion of democratic procedures within international organizations
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Distortion of international trade through obstacles to patent protection

Action Strategies relating to Distortion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing agricultural trade distorting subsidies
Distorting evidence
Distorting international trade by discriminatory preference agreements
Clarifying musical pitch
Identifying resource pricing distortions arising from environmental programmes
Distorting international trade through obstacles to patent protection
Distorting planning
Distorting tax systems
Distorting foreign aid
Distorting musical pitch
Distorting intergovernmental organizations by mini-state membership
Distorting science
Reducing measures supporting uncompetitive production
Distorting international trade as a result of government participation
Distorting maps
Improving pricing efficiency

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