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reversion to the mean

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235940
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727122
reversion to the mean

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In a sequence of independent observations of a *random variable, the greater the deviation from its *mean

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Subjects: Pure Mathematics

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