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FILTER

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French Equivalent: Filtre

Definition:
Any method of isolating harmonic constituents in a time series; a mathematical analogy of the “filtering” of a ray of light or sound by removing unsystematic effects and bringing out the constituent harmonics.

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, April 28, 2003