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normalisation

(data processing)
A transformation applied uniformly to each element in a set of data so that the set has some specific statistical property. For example, monthly measurements of the rainfall in London might be normalised by dividing each one by the total for the year to give a profile of rainfall throughout the year.

normalisation

(programming)
Representation of a floating-point number so that its mantissa's left-most digit is non-zero. If the leftmost fraction digit are zeros, the number is said to be unnormalised. Unnormalised numbers are normalised by shifting the fraction left, one digit at a time, until the leftmost digit is nonzero and reducing the exponent by the number of shifts.

normalisation

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The MILF boasts of some 12,000 fighters and the normalisation process would involve the "decommissioning" of the firearms used by the rebels and the absorption of a number of them into the police force of the yet to be created Bangsamoro.
Emerging Market Economies (EMEs) are expected to continue the process of normalisation of monetary policy in view of their stronger recovery, emerging inflationary pressures, and risks of asset price build-up.
Sargsian who said that Turkey set forth the Upper Karabakh issue as a precondition for the approval of protocols, adding that such an attitude jeopardised both the Upper Karabakh issue and the normalisation of relations with Turkey.
He said rapid normalisation of relations between Turkey and Armenia could set an example for the Upper Karabakh issue.
Arab public opinion strongly opposes normalisation of ties with Israel before it withdraws from occupied Arab lands.
Nimr Hamad, spokesperson of the Palestinian presidency described recent Israeli press reports detailing the normalisation measures as "leakage to the media in an Israeli attempt to put normalisation before withdrawal".
Meanwhile, eminent Palestinian political analyst Hani Al Masri said the outline of normalisation of ties for freezing was announced when both US president Barack Obama and Mitchell said Arabs and Israel have obligations to meet.
Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot has published the normalisation measures that it said the Americans asked Arab countries to take for Israel freezing colony activities.