Skewness

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Skewness

Negative skewness means there is a substantial probability of a big negative return. Positive skewness means that there is a greater-than-normal probability of a big positive return.
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The resultant winding factor considering the rotor skew is depicted in solid line with square markers.
The digitalization process consists of multiple stages, among which are: scanning, image preprocessing for noise reduction and color correction, binarization, skew correction, page segmentation, character recognition, language detection and dictionary based correction.
Tarun Amla, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Isola stated, "Numerous OEMs have expressed concerns about skew issues on high-speed designs.
Often two bow and two skew rollers are sufficient to correct the residual distortion of the carpet.
2 For different skew angles, the allowable PSD can be increased, which allows for higher C/N values.
It is common for high-speed signaling protocols to set a limit on the total acceptable line-to-line skew in a channel as less than 10% the unit interval.
The following is the sequence of steps that can be done to meet the timing using useful skew.
A typical fault, and the one this paper will address, is the scanning or photographing of the input image at a skew angle.
Cumuliform clouds are formed through saturation due to adiabatic expansion (rising air), and don't follow the same rules with respect to the Skew T.
The device provides an upgrade to the industry standard ICS551 with an improved maximum output skew of 160 vs.
Using a skew symmetrical perfect crystal Si-interferometer and a linear twin chamber cell, false phase shifts due to sample misalignment were reduced to a negligible level.