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What is meant by area sampling in graphics ? I know it is an anti aliasing technique.

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closed as off topic by ElendilTheTall, Matt Grum, jrista Sep 13 '12 at 15:02

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This isn't really a photography question. You'll probably have more luck over at the graphic design SE. Flagged. –  ElendilTheTall Sep 12 '12 at 6:36

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As @ElendilTheTall suggested this question isn't really about photography, however I guess if you were making an app to scale photographs in a phone or such it isn't really that miss placed.

The wiki about anti-aliasing has a lot of information, I believe it explains what your are looking for. From memory I seem to recall this is about the number of samples to look at while computing the color values for any specific point. Looking at a larger sample area around the point while running the selected anti-aliasing calculating will result in smoother results.

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