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ERROR OF OBSERVATION

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Definition:
An error arising from imperfections in the method of observing a quantity, whether due to instrumental or to human factors.

Source Publication:
The International Statistical Institute, “The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms”, edited by Yadolah Dodge, Oxford University Press, 2003.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Thursday, January 29, 2004

Last updated on Thursday, January 29, 2004