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## skew

(skyū),
In statistics, departure from symmetry of a frequency distribution.

## skew

[skyo̅o̅]
Etymology: ME, skewen, to escape
a deviation from a line or symmetric pattern, such as data in a research study that do not follow the expected statistical curve of distribution because of the unwitting introduction of another variable.

## skew

(skū) [Middle English skewen, to slip away, escape]
To turn aside, make oblique.
In statistics, to show an asymmetry in a frequency distribution.
Turned aside, asymmetrical, oblique.
A slant or deviation from a straight line.
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14] Byung-Il Kown, Byung-taek Kim, Cha-Seung Jun, Seung-Chan Park, "Analysis of axially non-uniform loss distribution in 3-phase induction motor considering skew effect", IEEE Trans.
Skew images make the algorithms more error prone and ultimately lead to poor results in the OCR process.
Determining the maximum PSD as a function of skew angle under the regulatory regime of interest should be completed first.
A second source of skew comes from the difference in speed between the signals in the two lines, as due to an asymmetrical dielectric distribution.
Cross correlation based algorithms use the general coherency between stripes from lines of text that can be expected in a skew free document.
The research problem deals with the thermoelastic analysis of thick skew laminated plate with elliptical cutout by elasticity theory based on finite element method.
Section 3 proposes the algorithm for the estimation of the text skew based on log-polar transformation.
x Y [right arrow] Y, C(t, s, x,u) = ([phi](t, s, x)), E(t, s, x)u) where E is an evolution cocycle over an evolution semiflow [phi], is called skew evolution semiflow on Y.
Undesired analog effects associated with parallel data busses such as crosstalk, ground bounce, ringing, and clock skew have become major design constraints for the Ultra ATA interface, which is forced to maintain compatibility with legacy parallel technology.
The bowed roller removes wrinkles by creating an ever-increasing skew or angle on the roller rotation, providing a shift in web direction from the roll's center outwards toward the ends.

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