signed measure

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signed measure

[¦sīnd ′mezh·ər]
(mathematics)
An extended real-valued function m defined on a sigma algebra of subsets of a set S such that (1) the value of m on the empty set is 0, (2) the value of m on a countable union of disjoint sets is the sum of its values on each set, and (3) m assumes at most one of the values + ∞ and - ∞.
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There will be far tougher tests over the season, and teams will come to Anfield and sit back, and that's when we'll get a real measure of how much the side has improved since last season.
Mike Garay, Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino secretary general, said the real measure of income tax exemption should be the living wage, not the minimum salary.
The real measure of success for the economy is whether it is delivering higher living standards and more opportunity for New Zealanders.
The real measure of an election is what it tells the people who are supposed to represent us, whether they come away thinking they should stay the course, change it a little or change it a lot.
We've had two good wins this month but this match will be a real measure of where we're at as a team.
They are tolerating the killing of millions of people for self-interests -- that is their real measure of success
Its social policies are the real measure of a government's concern for the wellbeing of those it purports to serve.
Our real measure of success is whether Terminal 2 comes to be rated by passengers as one of the world's best airport terminals for years to come.
Because students have a wide range of talents and for some the real measure of success is finding a job, staying in that job and prospering and I think it's a way of rewarding schools for making the right choices for individual students.
Germany will provide a real measure of where England are and you suspect it will be another painful night for Roy's boys.
The real measure will come if the currency continues to strengthen in the coming months.
But the only real measure that counts will be made by the clock when the season starts in Melbourne.