mean-square error


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mean-square error

[¦mēn ¦skwer ′er·ər]
(statistics)
The residual or error sum of squares divided by the number of degrees of freedom of the sum; gives an estimate of the error or residual variance.
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To model error after averaging of small number of samples N the mean-square error (MSE) was chosen as suitable parameter of dithering and averaging performance rating for finding an optimal noise dispersion.
Comparisons among Regression--Estimators under the Generalized Mean-Square Error Criterion," Commun.