# data point

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## data point

Informatics
A “hard” measurable value that can be graphed or included in a database.

Vox populi
Like many real terms, popular use has morphed “data point” into a bullet point in a lantern-slide presentation, or “any anecdote or opinion disguised as fact that can be used to persuade others”.
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Uses the model to predict what the next data point should be; and
In the graph showing the linear regression we would have to include the 95% confidence intervals for the regression line and we should give the reader some idea on the 'goodness of fit' of our regression line and the data points.
A rate of change curve tells us whether or not the data point is growing or contracting and how fast it is growing or contracting.
By the time a MISMO standard is published, everyone has agreed on the exact meaning of each data point.
The last two columns in Table 2 divide the patient data points into those with an FPF between 8% and 12% (group 1) and those with a FPF <8% or >12% (group 2).
If opportunity did exist but the behavior did not occur, of course the data point is placed at zero for that day.
regional species richness [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1A OMITTED] has very weak power when implemented for free-living organisms such as birds or trees, since at most there will be one data point (one level of regional species richness) per continent, unlike the situation for Cornell's gall wasps, where each host-plant species contributed a data point.
Any one data point beyond a limit (after retesting to negate the effect of error in testing).
It is important to note that data point #2, the flexible budget for actual inputs, is not used in the two-way analysis of variance.
2]/n - 1 in which: var(x) = variance for randomized set x = mean for a set of data points xi = ith data point n = number of data points in the set n - 1 = degrees of freedom for the set
The idea of the standard deviation is to calculate the average distance of each data point from the mean of this data set.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 11, 2015-Former Conversant CEO joins Data Point team as special advisor

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