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covariance

 [ko-va´re-ans]
a measure of the tendency of two random variables to vary together. It is the expected value of the product of the deviations of corresponding values of two random variables from their respective means.

covariance

/co·var·i·ance/ (ko-vār´e-ins) a measure of the tendency of two random variables to vary together.

covariance

(kō-vā′rē-ăns)
In statistics, the expected value of the product of the deviations of corresponding values of two variables from their respective means.

covariance

the expected value of the product of the deviations of corresponding values of two random variables from their respective means.

covariance method
used for the calculation of relationship and inbreeding in large populations.
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The areas shown in Figure 5 are calculated from the PSD functions generated by the covariance method.
In this study, 4th, 5th and 6th AR parameters were calculated from EGG signals of healthy individuals and patients by using Covariance, Burg, Yule-walker, Least Squares and Modified Covariance methods.