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Estimation - Uncorrected Sample Standard

... the formula for the population 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

... on location and scale parameters Cumulant

**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":

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*noun*): A turning aside (of your course or attention or concern).

Synonyms: diversion, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation

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*noun*): The difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function.

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*noun*): The error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances.

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*noun*): A variation that deviates from the standard or norm.

Example:*"The deviation from the mean"*

Synonyms: divergence, departure, difference