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ACCEPTANCE REGION

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French Equivalent: Région d'acceptation

Definition:
The set of acceptable values defined by the edits for each record. For categorical data the acceptance region can be represented as a set of lattice points in N-Space. For numerical data it is a set of convex regions in N-Space (N-dimensions of real numbers). Also called a feasible region.

Source Publication:
UN Statistical Commission, UNECE, 2000. Glossary of Terms on Statistical Data Editing.

Cross References:
Acceptance rule

Hyperlink:
http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/stats/publications/editingglossary.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Saturday, March 02, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 23, 2013