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Accuracy

The state of being correct or true. Accuracy is important both in measuring present data and predicting future data. An accurate analyst or forecaster is rewarded with influence (and often bonuses), while a consistently inaccurate one rarely remains with a company.
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If the distribution of tool error is normal, as illustrated in Figure 2, (that is it follows the typical bell-curve distribution) then various ways of stating ILI accuracy can be compared and converted.
Bias (direction of judgment errors) and accuracy (magnitude of judgment errors) measures of self-efficacy calibration were computed according to procedures suggested by Pajares and Graham (1999), Pajares and Miller (1997), Schraw et al.
Equation (3) indicates that a relative accuracy of A-asymmetry measurements of [10.
A fire and evaluation team was created to quantitatively describe the accuracy improvements of the process.
Even for library and information scientists, however, accuracy is the sine qua non of quality information sources.
Our accuracy improvement and promotion efforts are ongoing, and not just as a response to recent reports.
The Tour Accuracy DD is the longest Tour Accuracy in the family.
But doesn't driving accuracy -- hitting the ball into the fairway -- help a player hit greens in regulation?
Some individuals regularly achieve far more empathic accuracy than others, but investigators find that nearly everyone overestimates his or her adeptness at this skill.
The challenge to achieve dimensional stability and accuracy in gray iron castings appears overwhelming when one considers the variables of the total system (Fig.
IEEE 1588 protocol enables very accurate synchronization over Ethernet LANs and offers users the ability to synchronize clocks to better than one hundred nanoseconds accuracy with only a network connection.
23mkH or Equivalent; Data Hold to Freeze Displayed data; Auto Power Off; Live Wire Detection; Display : 4-A' Digits 19999 Counts Backlit LCD; DC Voltage : 0-200mV/2V/20V/200V/1000V, Accuracy : A0.

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