absolute deviation

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absolute deviation

[′ab·sə‚lüt dēv·ē′ā·shən]
(ordnance)
The shortest distance between the center of the target and the point where a projectile hits or bursts.
(statistics)
The difference, without regard to sign, between a variate value and a given value.
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2] = Coefficient of determination in %; AAD = Average Absolute Deviation of residues in %; AI = Asymptotic Index; * Two males and three females did not reach convergence.
SRK1-a: Equation (8) parameters and percent average absolute deviation for vapour-pressure, saturated liquid and vapour volume Ne Ar Kr m 0.
Their performance on the straightline, changing-speed task resulted in an average absolute deviation from a straight line of less than 1 m for both the joystick and the M1 tank simulator.
When participants performed the straightline, changing-speed task, the hypothesis indicates that the average absolute deviation from a straight line should have been less when they used the M1 tank simulator than when they used the joystick.
T data for p-xylene measured at four pressures agree well with those of Gupta & Rawat [21] with an overall average absolute deviation of 0.
Although the changes in the average absolute deviation from the district/year mean are statistically significant, the more compelling observation remains the tremendous homogeneity of the vote.
Again, when four or more judges are on the ballot, the average absolute deviation from the district/year mean for the 1,767 elections in districts where no judge was defeated is 1.
Parenthetical values indicate average absolute deviation when model is fit to entire 36-week test period.
In this case, given the additional data, the average absolute deviations dropped to 2.