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skewed

adjective Referring to an asymmetrical distribution of data collected in a study or population.

skewed

Epidemiology adjective Referring to an asymmetrical distribution of a population or of data

skewed

Of data that are not normally distributed. See PARAMETRIC.
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It is estimated that 3,682,186 unusual skewed votes (rigging) will either not be there reducing the turnout by over 8% or would not matter.
Figure 1 shows the PDF of unimodal continuous skewed distribution, where [xi] denotes the skewness defined by [xi] = E{[(y - [micro]).sup.3]/[[sigma].sup.3]} in which [mu] and [alpha] are the mean and standard deviation of the random variable y, respectively.
(1) Skewed tuple sizes: The sizes of values in applications vary significantly, which can lead to uneven workload distribution.
The bridge used for the study is a curved and skewed steel I-girder bridge located in Pennsylvania.
In a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team theorized that skewed pyranopterins act only as a conduit for electrons during reactions.
"With Head of States achieving a good rapport in the past few years", Pillai hoped that BRICS are now capable of establishing institutions to check the "skewed information inflows, skewed trade flows and the skewed nature of the financing systems in the world today".
Misek said demand and inventory were skewed much more toward urban stores.
In current statistical practice, there is no consensus about which statistical test of variances maintains its nominal Type I error rate and maximizes the statistical power when data are sampled from skewed population distributions.
What if the results among worksites are skewed so that a relative handful of poor performers cause the overall average injury rate to double?
"Totally Skewed Guide to Life" belongs in the collection of any library strong in humor essays.
Diana Estill; DEEDEE DIVINE'S TOTALLY SKEWED GUIDE TO LIFE; Corncob Press $14.95 ISBN: 9780979970818