total variation


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total variation

[′tōd·əl ‚ver·ē′ā·shən]
(mathematics)
For a real function defined on an interval, the least upper bound of the function's variation relative to all possible partitions of the interval.
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6 % of the total variation, as well as that the first component explained 58.
73 % of the total variation between the 11 morphometric variables for the specimens in Zarzis and Mahdia localities.
In LE33het10 model, the first three eigenvalues of additive genetics and permanent environmental covariance functions accounted 100% of total variation.
The Purchaser Shall Be Entitled To Exercise Plus 30 Percent Option In One Or More Than One Installment As Long As The Total Variation In Quantity Does Not Exceed The Limit Of 30 Percent Of Ordered Quantity.
Mean square values and percentage sum of squares contribution to total variation for various traits: The eigenvalue of PCA axis n; ggn and den are the genotype and environment PCA scores for PCA axis n; ge is the residual of AMMI model and eger = the random error.
The recommended analytical variation for a diagnostic test was calculated as 58% of total variation of the study population.
Adjusting the data to an ANOVA model, variance components for manufacturing process (part-to-part), measurement system, total variation, and the univariate index %R&R were estimated and stored in Table 1.