accidental error

accidental error

[¦ak·sə¦den·təl ′er·ər]
(science and technology)
In experimental observations, an error which does not always recur when an observation is repeated under the same conditions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Judge Paul Dugdale said an accidental error caused "terrible consequences" and banned her from the roads for the rest of her life.
He merely said mention of a 1948 UN Resolution 194 was "an accidental error".
Add in access auditing to head off accidental error or abuse, and the system itself can now provide access 24/7 to those that need it, and protect the information from those that don't.
There have been claims in the international media that JIAT favors the coalition forces, but Al-Mansour said the team held the coalition forces responsible for 16 of 85 incidents in Yemen, whether due to personal, technical or accidental error. He added that the team had held the coalition forces responsible for some incidents in Yemen that were under investigation.
Even when accidental error plays no part, a computer crash can wipe out your files.
Regarding allegations by international media that the team is biased in favor of coalition forces, Al-Mansour said that the team held the coalition forces responsible for almost 16 incidents in Yemen, whether due to personal, technical or accidental errors.
Additionally, it will help them to significantly cut down the risk of accidental errors and fraud for increased efficiency in their business," said J.K.
Their ease of use can actually introduce new types of accidental errors. So that's the risk this forensic psychiatrist sought to mitigate when he found Sookasa.
Even if staff remember to complete and return paper-based time sheets, they can be prone to accidental errors and false entries are not unknown.
The vast majority of physicians at the center of billing investigations and audits have made accidental errors. Regardless of intent, however, such mistakes fuel lengthy examinations, fines, and, in some cases, civil or criminal charges.
Most physicians at the center of billing investigations and audits have made accidental errors. Regardless of intent, such mistakes fuel lengthy examinations, fines, and, in some cases, civil or criminal charges.
Smith and Milberg (1996) define concern about error in data as "Concern that protections against deliberate and accidental errors in personal data are inadequate." X1, concern about error, measures the extent to which a student is concerned about error, and potential consequences of errors, in data collected from or about students by universities.