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Books: Signal: Signal

A signal as referred to in communication systems, signal processing, and electrical engineering "is a function that conveys information about the behavior or attributes of some phenomenon".
In the physical world, any quantity exhibiting variation in time or variation in space (such as an image) is potentially a signal that might provide information on the status of a physical system, or convey a message between observers, among other possibilities.
The IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing elaborates upon the term "signal" as follows:
The term "signal" includes, among others, audio, video, speech, image, communication, geophysical, sonar, radar, medical and musical signals.
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