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Description

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 / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2006

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World Problems relating to Distortion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Distortionary tax systems
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory customs and administrative entry procedures
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Restrictive business practices
Distortion of international trade through obstacles to patent protection
Distorted media presentations
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Corporation financial secrecy
Distortion of international trade by embargoes
Memory defects
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Biased recall
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory formulation of health and sanitary regulations for agricultural and pharmaceutical products
Distortion of international trade by restrictive controls over foreign investment
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory government and private procurement policies
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory requirements with respect to marks of product origin
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory requirements with respect to product standards and measures
Distortion of international trade by minimum pricing regulations and other measures to regulate domestic prices
Distortion of national economies from food subsidies
Distortion
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory formulation of equipment safety regulations
Discriminatory exchange rate policies
Distortion of United Nations system by factional interests
Distortion of international trade by restrictive controls on movement of labour
Commercial exploitation of health

Action Strategies relating to Distortion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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

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