What is deviation?

  • (noun): Deviate behavior.
    Synonyms: deviance
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on deviation:

Estimation - Uncorrected Sample Standard Deviation
... the formula for the population standard deviation (of a finite population) can be applied to the sample, using the size of the sample as the size of the population (though the actual population size from which the ... This estimator, denoted by sN, is known as the uncorrected sample standard deviation, or sometimes the standard deviation of the sample (considered as the entire population), and is defined as follows where are ... for very large sample sizes, the uncorrected sample standard deviation is generally acceptable ...
Sample Standard Deviation - See Also
... on location and scale parameters Cumulant Deviation (statistics) Distance correlation Distance standard deviation Error bar Geometric standard deviation Mahalanobis distance generalizing number of ...

More definitions of "deviation":

  • (noun): The difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function.
  • (noun): The error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances.