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smoothing

[′smüth·iŋ]
(engineering)
Making a level, or continuously even, surface.
(mathematics)
Approximating or perturbing a function by one which has a higher degree of differentiability.
(statistics)
A process that uses either freehand methods, moving averages, or fitting a curve by least squares method to remove fluctuations in the data in a time series.
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Illustration of the influence of smoothing over persistence is interesting because it develops the idea that accounting choices made by firms in order to report stability can alter the informational level of performance reported to the market, affecting its usefulness for evaluating company value.
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