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variability

a characteristic of SERVICES, namely that being delivered by people, the standard of their performance is open to variation.
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Implementing lean manufacturing methods is another way to reduce variability by standardizing processes and product flow.
THE PERFORMANCE PRINCIPLE: The performance of each ingredient feeder affects the proportion variability of all other ingredients in the composite stream, but only to the extent permitted by the Proportion Principle.
It has also been shown that this variability can increase the risk of stroke.
This requires the right kind of adaptation measures that account for this variability - such as intelligent insurance schemes, for example," Levermann pointed out in a (http://www.
A big challenge in neuroscience is translating variability expressed at the cellular and brain-circuit level with that in cognitive behaviors," said Brent Doiron, assistant professor of mathematics in Pitt's Kenneth P.
many degrees of freedom), variability became an indicator reflecting readiness of these degrees of freedom to covary to achieve a required higher order macroscopic movement outcome (Handford et al.
The new analysis focused on the relationship between blood pressure variability over time and risk of the study end points.
In manufacturing systems, almost all attributes are of interest to variability.
Climate variability and change contribute immensely to vulnerability to economic loss, hunger and famine.
Research on extinction-induced variability has typically compared performance on reinforcement schedules with performance during extinction.
This paper is about the causes, consequences, and possible applications of variability, but I begin by noting some parallels in the area of genetics.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The first and most important thing to look for in a fetal heart rate pattern is variability, Michael D.