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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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.
Stepwise regression analysis indicated that length of ovary pubescence, rind hardness, rind thickness, fruit length, days to first harvest, and fruit diameter explained 94% of the total variation in melon fly infestation.
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It evaluates variation in hospital service areas, hospital referral regions, and metropolitan core-based statistical areas, and the geographic variation in spending, utilization, and quality across various populations, payers, and geographic units; known factors that account for variation, such as patient health status and demographic characteristics, health plan, and price and market factors; and the types of services with disproportionately high rates of variation that drive total variation.
RWA1 (eigenvalue 180) explained 38% of the total variation among individuals and had positive loadings for small, robust shape and negative loadings of large, fusiform and elongate shape (r = -0.
Nugget variance shows a considerable contribution to the total variation in these variograms.
We then estimated the proportion of total variation that was explained by the inclusion of hospital (or surgeon) effects.
Hence the only contributions to the total variation were analytical variation and biological variation.