Deviation

Deviation may refer to:

  • Deviation (statistics), the difference between the value of an observation and the mean of the population in mathematics and statistics
    • Standard deviation, which is based on the square of the difference
    • Absolute deviation, where the absolute value of the difference is used
  • Frequency deviation, the maximum allowed "distance" in FM radio from the nominal frequency a station broadcasts at
  • Magnetic deviation, the error induced in compasses by local magnetic fields
  • Deviation (law) is a departure from a contract or a ship's course, thus breaching the contract
  • Deviationism, an expressed belief which is not in accordance with official party doctrine
  • Deviation Records, a record label
  • Deviant behavior, a behavior that is a recognized violation of social norms
  • Deviation (Jayne County album), 1995
  • Deviation (Béla Fleck album), 1984
  • Deviate (Kill II This album), 1998
  • Deviation (film), a 2006 short film

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Carora Cattle - Phenotype
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Sample Standard Deviation - See Also
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Sample Standard Deviation - Relationship Between Standard Deviation and Mean
... The mean and the standard deviation of a set of data are descriptive statistics usually reported together ... In a certain sense, the standard deviation is a "natural" measure of statistical dispersion if the center of the data is measured about the mean ... This is because the standard deviation from the mean is smaller than from any other point ...