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homogeneity

(hoh-mŏ-jĕ-nee -ă-tee) Uniformity in space. A medium or process that is not homogeneous is called inhomogeneous. See cosmological principle; isotropy.

homogeneity

[‚hō·mə·jə′nē·əd·ē]
(physics)
Quality of a substance whose properties are independent of position.
(statistics)
Equality of the distribution functions of several populations.
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The second is not to seek homogeneity and accept heterogeneity promptly (festina).
Leppold et al suggest that cultural and historical factors determine the ways in which the country perceives and acts, citing the purportedly Japanese ideal of societal homogeneity.
On the one hand, we can talk about homogeneity in a broad sense, encompassing political, ideological, social and economic elements.
This section describes how to evaluate the homogeneity of SAR distribution in agar phantom.
There are two main reasons why accounting for community homogeneity may provide valuable insights about the demand for environmental quality.
The coefficient of variation in growth performance conditions, confirms the total lack of homogeneity in the initial testing and final medium uniformity.
Our first hypothesis examines whether these operational homogeneity measures differ--and improve--when firms are grouped by NAICS compared to when they are grouped by SICS.
A further decrease in the homogeneity of produced HMA occurs upon keeping the HMA in a storage silo, loading it onto the truck and then to the acceptance hopper of the asphalt paver and also upon placing and compacting it with the asphalt paver (Karalevicius, Sivilevicius 2005).
Functional R is shift invariant (2) with abscissa homogeneity property (4) and ordinate homogeneity property (5)
With Disney Hall's vaunted clarity undiminished, there is homogeneity to the massed sound, something hitherto unheard in the space.
This cross-country study investigates what influence, if any, different measures of homogeneity have on happiness.
Three manifestations of the diachronic homogeneity of the OED textual prototypes of verbs and deverbatives are considered: same year attestation and the scope of relative chronological homogeneity in the distribution of the age differential of pairs of textual prototypes; flexible chronological homogeneity in common-root paradigmatic prototypical and complementary expansion as well as the contribution of same year attestations to the problem of constituents' placement in the strings of diachronic common-category synonyms and their comparison.