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There is no straightforward way to proceed from the continuous-time Wigner distribution to a discrete-time version of this time-frequency signal representation. A previously given definition of such a function turned out to yield a distribution that was periodic with period π instead of 2π and this caused aliasing to occur. Various alternative definitions are considered and compared with respect to aliasing and computational complexity. From this comparison it appears that no definition leads to a function that is optimum in all respects. This is illustrated by an example.