absolute mean deviation

absolute mean deviation

[′ab·sə‚lüt ‚mēn dē·vē′ā·shən]
(statistics)
The arithmetic mean of the absolute values of the deviations of a variable from its expected value.
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DFUEL is measured as the absolute mean deviation for a state to the gasoline price mean for all states during a particular year.
Through use of the manufacturers' ISI and MNPTs provided by participants, the absolute mean deviation from mean certified INR with the 5 validation plasmas was 11.
The absolute mean deviation from certified INR with the 5 validation plasmas before correction was 10.