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Scaling

How the characteristics of an object change as you change the size of your measuring device. For a three dimensional object, it could be the volume of an object covered as you increase the radius of a covering sphere. In a times series, it could be the change in the amplitude of the time series as you increase the increment of time.

Scaling

The change in size of a measurable object accomplished when one of its dimensions is enlarged or shrunk. For example, given a rectangle, if one changes the length and/or width, this will by definition change the measure of its area.
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The researchers have found, for instance, that in a mature forest, the average distance between trees of the same mass follows a quarter-power scaling law, as does trunk diameter.
The researchers have also discovered that the number of trees of a given mass in a forest follows the same scaling law governing the number of branches of a given size on an individual tree.
In the smooth, simple, Euclidean geometry of lines, planes, and solids, scaling rules are easy to follow: Area increases in proportion to the square, or second power, of length.
Therefore, if volume can be considered as length times area, it ends up scaling as the fourth power of length.
When scaling an image to a higher resolution, regardless of the method used to increase the resolution, new pixels are created.
ABT's Precision Video Scaling(TM) technology is based on ABT's proprietary video scaling engine that can independently scale an image horizontally and vertically to achieve an outstanding picture quality for today's high resolution video displays.
Anchor Bay Technologies' Precision Video Scaling technology is based on ABT's proprietary video scaling engine that can independently scale an image horizontally and vertically to achieve an outstanding picture quality for today's high resolution video displays.
in addition to providing water activation technology that removes and prevents rust, scaling and corrosion in water treatment systems, also provides its customers with state-of-the-art, chemical free, drinking water purification solutions.
PerioChip, a 4x5 mm chip the size of a baby's fingernail, is inserted directly into infected periodontal pockets that are 5mm or greater in depth, following scaling and root planing to remove plaque and calculus deposits.
PerioChip may be inserted every three months if pockets remain 5mm or greater and may be used as part of a periodontal maintenance program that includes good oral hygiene and scaling and root planing.
ZoomSmart scaling technology will take these products to new heights of user-friendliness.
ZoomSmart scaling technology is available immediately with the two new DesignJet printers.