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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 Anti-Coup Alliance claims that three protesters were shot dead in Haram when security forces dispersed protests.
Mdoda said the dispersed police station march had been "peaceful".
Qbayyat in Banias and Sleiba in Lattakia, the main street in Salamieh, al-Masoud Mosque in Hama, al-Mayadin and Abu Kamal in Deir Ezzor, Jisr al-Shoghour, Maaret Misrin and Hanano Square in Idleb witnessed gatherings of scores who dispersed without interference of security forces which stationed nearby to protect public and private property.
The final shape and size of the dispersed phase not only depend on the processing parameters but also on the properties of the polymer.
The villagers managed to block the highway and set car tyres afire before police forcibly dispersed them.
It is known that an approximation of the velocity around a point in the dispersed element [[sigma].
Enforcement of the order will be carried out vigorously and offenders will be arrested if they fail to disperse or return after being dispersed.
They also can be very frustrating because they may produce well dispersed and badly dispersed pigments in the same paste.
The Valley's distinctive hierarchy of interlinked towns, crossroads hamlets, and dispersed farms woven into earlier open-country neighborhoods was what historical geographer Robert D.
As part of Langbaurgh Police's pre-Christmas crime crackdown Operation Hammer, scores of youths milling around the centre of South Bank were dispersed at the weekend.
Overall, coordinated terrorist incidents fall into three main categories: 1) parallel device attacks, where participants use more than one device simultaneously or almost simultaneously in the same location; 2) secondary attacks, where the initial assault is followed by one or more additional attacks in the same location, typically targeting responders; and 3) multiple dispersed attacks, where groups stage simultaneous or near-simultaneous ones at different locations.
In addition to protection against regional disasters, there could be other reasons for deploying systems across multiple data centers in different geographic locations such as providing "local access" to users spread across a wide geographic area or to take advantage of existing IT resource skills and infrastructure in the companies geographically dispersed data centers.