Encyclopedia > Degradation

  Article Content


In telecommunication, the term degradation has the following meanings:

1. The deterioration in quality, level, or standard of performance of a functional unit.

2. In communications, a condition in which one or more of the required performance parameters fall outside predetermined limits, resulting in a lower quality of service.

Note: Degradation is usually categorized as either "graceful" or "catastrophic."

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Dana International

... - Wikipedia <<Up     Contents Dana International Dana International (born Yaron Cohen February 2, 1972) is an Israeli transsexual pop ...

This page was created in 36.8 ms