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ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE

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French Equivalent: Différence absolue

Definition:
The difference, taken without regard to sign, between the values of two variables; and in particular of two random variables.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, May 07, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, April 24, 2003