sphericity


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sphericity

[sfə′ris·əd·ē]
(science and technology)
The degree to which a shape approaches that of a sphere.
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As for the more-skilled group, Mauchly's test indicated that the assumption of Sphericity was violated, [X.
The increase in LV volume and sphericity at follow-up in the akinetic group may be due to: (1) an excess of scarred ventricle salvaged.
The sphericity showed similar trend to that for the circularity of safflower grains, whose values reduced by approximately 1.
The chief characteristic of a rainbow is its roundness, which is a direct consequence of the sphericity of drops.
A further analysis was made using ANOVA, to measure the level of heart rate: Mauchly's test indicated that the assumption of sphericity had been violated, [X.
Bartlett's test of sphericity indicated that the matrices were factorable (all p < 0.
Geometrical and morphological properties: Arithmetic mean diameters (AMD), geometric mean diameter (GMD), surface area and sphericity for tomatoes were calculated by using the following equations as suggested by Mohsenin (1986):
The departures from sphericity were verified through the Mauchley's test, and the Greenhouse-Geisser's method was used to correct the degrees of freedom when necessary.
In the variables where sphericity was violated as indicated by the Mauchly's test, the analyses were adjusted by the Greenhouse-Geisser correction.
To determine if the data were appropriate, we used Bartlett's test of sphericity and the Kaiser-Mayer-Olkin measure of sampling adequacy.