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noun, Statistics. 1. the standard deviation of a distribution of a sample statistic, especially when the mean is used as the statistic. standard error noun 1. (statistics) the estimated standard deviation of a parameter, the value of which is not known exactly standard error The standard deviations of the sample in a frequency distribution, obtained […]
- Standard error of difference
standard error of difference n. A statistical index of the probability that a difference between the statistical means of two samples is greater than zero.
- Standard for robot exclusion
World-Wide Web A proposal to try to prevent the havoc wreaked by many of the early World-Wide Web robots when they retrieved documents too rapidly or retrieved documents that had side effects (such as voting). The proposed standard for robot exclusion offers a solution to these problems in the form of a file called “robots.txt” […]
- Standard function
noun 1. (computing) a subprogram provided by a translator that carries out a task, for example the computation of a mathematical function, such as sine, square root, etc