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cen·sor·ing

(sen'sōr-ing),
1. In epidemiology, loss of subjects from a follow-up study for various reasons.
2. Observations with unknown values from one end of a frequency distribution, beyond a measurement threshold.

cen·sor·ing

(sen'sŏr-ing)
1. epidemiology Loss of subjects from a follow-up study for unknown reasons.
2. Observations with unknown values from one end of a frequency distribution, beyond a measurement threshold.

censoring

in epidemiology, a loss of information from a study, whether by subjects dropping out of the study or because of infrequent measurement.
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Using induced percentile left censoring for improved model fitting, bootstrapping methods were used for better estimating the upper percentiles (90th, 95th, and 99th) and confidence intervals for green wood strand thickness for the face layer of OSB panels.
Hahn, Morgan and Schmee[6] applied the iterative least squares approach to analyse the results of a fractional factorial experiment involving censoring to the left.
Nevertheless, a version of the law, censoring incisors intact, was passed overwhelmingly by both houses of Congress and signed into law by President Clinton this February 8.
a technology consulting company in Des Moines, Iowa, says that cyberspace censoring itself just won't happen.
I don't want them getting off easy by merely censoring the availability of their repugnant material; that's irrelevant considering the magnitude of the issue.
Cronkite suggested that the World War II system of allowing press access but censoring copy worked better than restricting press access without censorship, although he noted that controlling the press for political reasons was unacceptable.
We decided that the printer ought to have the courage to own up to its censorship, so we asked them to black out the cartoon and explain that they were censoring it.
Laws concerning the abuse of the press were supposed to be written, but they did not materialize, allowing the government to rationalize the continuation of its censoring operations, but under completely new conditions.
Three approaches were taken to the primary and secondary analyses based on different censoring rules.
In retrospect, we may have been overzealous in censoring some images within the piece, and for that we apologise for any offence caused.
The list issued by the board censoring a list of ' abuses' has drawn flak not only from renowned personalities of the film world, but also its own members.
It isn't clear who is authorized to do the censoring.