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Revision as of 16:05, 12 July 2009

DRAFT DEFINITION
Digital signal

A signal that represents information in a computer-compatible form as a sequence of (binary) numbers which may describe discrete samples of an analogue signal. An analog signal which has been converted to a sequence of numbers.

Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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Orange Book entry

Orange Book

ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the Orange Book). Definitive Rules, 1979.

Digital signal

A signal that represents information in a computer-compatible form as a sequence of (binary) numbers which may describe discrete samples of an analogue signal.

IUPAC 1997 Orange Book Chapter 12
Index of Orange Book Terms