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Dispersion

In statistics, the placement of data points along a chart relative to an average or mean line. Dispersion is important to finance as the data points of say, a stock, determine the mean, which in turn helps determines the stock's trend. Dispersion is also used to determine volatility: data points all over the chart indicate that a stock has wild fluctuation in price.
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The set of traits that characterize the scatter-hoarding seed dispersal syndrome are not as readily identifiable as those common to the frugivore seed-dispersal syndrome (e.
The use of sticky ovitraps to estimate dispersal of Aedes aegypti in northeastern Mexico.
Dispersal had an extremely adverse impact on women's mental health.
2011) worked with a population assumed to be closed to emigration; however, other studies, including ours, occurred in areas where dispersal into and out of the study population was possible.
Ernst and Lovich (2009) reported one potential disperser (Terrapene ornata), we identified another (collared peccary), and others are likely given the diffuse rather than specialized nature of many mutualisms of seed dispersal (Herrera, 1985).
Results of PAE support multiple dispersal pathways per timeslice and similarity analyses indicate the degree of faunal exchange along these connections.
On Wednesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 5, the whole city centre from Leeds Street to Upper Parliament Street was dedicated as a dispersal zone in response to concerns about anti-social behaviour around fast food takeaways.
The first dispersal order for the Penyrheol Estate came into force from 5pm yesterday, the second order applies to an area of the Castle View estate from 6pm yesterday and the third order came into force for Caerphilly town centre from 7pm last night.
The dispersal comes shortly after the herd made history at the Great Yorkshire Show, with Tweeddale Hawkeye becoming the first British Blue to win the Interbreed section at a major UK agricultural show.
Mohamed Galal, a leading figure in the anti-government ultraconservative Salafi Front, posted the hashtag to document his posts during the day of the dispersal.
For more information, visit the DGS Capitol Complex Crow Dispersal Program webpage, or call 717-787-3893.
A spokesman for the Acklam neighbourhood policing team said: "Operation Impact and the dispersal order in the Acklam area has seen a decrease in anti-social behaviour and crime in the area.