Accuracy


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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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In this article, we will generally state accuracy in terms of a constant tolerance (that is [+ or -] 10% NWT) with a variable certainty: 70, 80 or 90% of the time.
Accuracy was the only variable significantly correlated with performance.
The Measurements of Neutron Beam Polarization With an Accuracy (1-2) X [10.
For instance, the business team first deliberated whether the emphasis of the test and evaluation team should be placed on promoting the worst-to-best gain in accuracy performance, or whether success should be sold on the fleet average performance improvement.
3) Their work suggests four important areas to consider when verifying the accuracy of information: (i) authority, (ii) independent corroboration, (iii) plausibility and support, and (iv) presentation.
Familiarity with the item-coding instructions in the User's Manual is still the best place to start in order to achieve MDS coding accuracy.
Siegel also notes that a heightened need for volumetric accuracy is driven by industry factors.
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.

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