• (noun): Agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole.
    Example: "The lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions"; "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"

Some articles on consensus:

Cultural Schema Theory - Contrasting Theory
... Theory is often compared and contrasted with the Cultural Consensus Theory ... However, unlike the Cultural Schema Theory, the Cultural Consensus Theory helps to describe and mathematically measure the extent to which cultural beliefs are shared ... The central idea is the use of the pattern of agreement or consensus among members of the same culture ...
Covariation Model - Consensus
... Consensus is the covariation of behavior across different people ... If lots of people find Lisa attractive, consensus is high ... If only Jackson finds Lisa attractive, consensus is low ...
Consensus Error Grid
... The consensus error grid (also known as the Parkes error grid) was developed as a new tool for evaluating the accuracy of a blood glucose meter ... In recent times, the consensus error grid has been used increasingly by blood glucose meter manufacturers in their clinical studies ...
Advantages of Consensus Clustering
... Provides for a method to represent the consensus across multiple runs of a clustering algorithm, to determine the number of clusters in the data, and to assess the stability of the discovered clusters ... The method can also be used to represent the consensus over multiple runs of a clustering algorithm with random restart (such as K-means, model-based Bayesian clustering, SOM, etc.), so as ... These features can give us valuable information in doing a final consensus clustering ...
Consensus Clustering
... Consensus clustering has emerged as an important elaboration of the classical clustering problem ... Consensus clustering, also called aggregation of clustering (or partitions), refers to the situation in which a number of different (input) clusterings have been obtained for a particular dataset and it is desired to ... Consensus clustering is thus the problem of reconciling clustering information about the same data set coming from different sources or from different runs of the same algorithm ...

Famous quotes containing the word consensus:

    No consensus of men can make an error erroneous. We can only find or commit an error, not create it. When we commit an error, we say what was an error already.
    Josiah Royce (1855–1916)

    A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn’t believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.
    John Major (b. 1943)

    Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.
    Renata Adler (b. 1938)