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DIFFUSION INDEX

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French Equivalent: Indice de diffusion

Definition:
A term proposed by Burns (1950) and Moore (1950) to denote the proportion of a set of time series in a given collection of series which are increasing at a given point of time.

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 Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Monday, March 03, 2003