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robust

adjective Referring to any method or procedure that is relatively insensitive to violations in the method’s required assumptions or rules, or a method that makes few assumptions ab initio.

robust

Statistics adjective Referring to any method or procedure that is relatively insensitive to violations in the method's required assumptions or rules, or a method that makes few assumptions ab initio

robust

1. strong and healthy.
2. in statistical terminology said of methods of analysis that are insensitive to non-normality of data distribution.
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In North Carolina, partners have conducted targeted sampling for robust redhorse in the Pee Dee River, which flows from western North Carolina through the state and into South Carolina, since 1999.
A diet of wetland prey would explain why robust australopithecines needed large molars.
Variations in the shape of their huge cheek teeth also suggest that southern and eastern robust australopithecines evolved separately, a possibility that clashes with the cladistic findings, McCollum argues in the April 9 SCIENCE.
To top it off, Falk's scenario of robust australopithecines who put down roots in moist, wooded areas, while their gracile counterparts roamed the savannas and developed bigger brains, presents an unsupported, "cartoon-like" picture of hominid evolution, Kimbel contends.
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Connecting the nasal bones, he reported, was a keystone-shaped pattern of sutures that characterizes only robust australopithecines, also known as Paranthropus, as well two other distinct suture patterns marking modern apes and humans.
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58) and was either related to or a direct ancestor of the later robust australopithecines, A.
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Both scientists report that while southAfrican robust hominids had thick tooth enamel, that of east African australopithecines was even thicker.