Gaussian error

Gaussian error

[¦gau̇·sē·ən ′er·ər]
(navigation)
Deviation of a magnetic compass due to transient magnetism which remains in a vessel's structure for short periods after the inducing force has been removed, usually appearing after a vessel has been on the same heading for a considerable time.
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Frequency of insulin dosing errors as a function of error condition for 29 920 000 simulated glucose values using the gaussian error model.
Once dates have been calibrated they can no longer be expressed as a point date with a Gaussian error, because the probability distribution of the date is a function of the shape of the calibration curve.