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skew

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

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.
skewed (skūd), adjective
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We know that data skew arises out of the physical properties of objects and hotspots on subsets of the entire domain (e.g., the word frequency appearing in documents obeys a Zipfian distribution).
The solution requires an automatic skew detection and correction system that can work with minimal human intervention.
Determining the maximum PSD as a function of skew angle under the regulatory regime of interest should be completed first.
(i) We empirically study the correlation between the voltage and clock skew. Starting from a simple examining in laboratory, our measurement validates that the voltage is able to serve as a viable reference for clock skew estimation.
Rotated artwork, illustrated in FIGURE 3, is one of the more expensive options, but if you can absorb the cost of wasted material, it carries the advantage of essentially guaranteeing you won't have glass-weave skew problems, provided you're smart enough not to combine this approach with 10[degrees] angled routing, described below.
The notation [sigma](R)<[x.sub.1],..., [x.sub.n> and the name of the skew PBW extensions are due to the next proposition.
Indeed, a bipartition can be observed in the cluster tree based on Euclidean skew distances (Figure 3(a)).
Rasmussen, "Analysis and effects of inter-bar current and skew on a long skewed-rotor induction motor for pump applications", IEEE Trans.
This skewed pattern of election 2013 is littered all over the statistics of the election.
For all specialties, overall satisfaction scores were highly left skewed (normal between −0.5 and 0.5).
In this paper, we propose a new extraction algorithm using the conditional expectation for the skewed source signal with the maximal absolute value of skewness.
Crime shows skewed more toward males, ages 18-44, and higher income (over $100k).