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Graham Upton and Ian Cook

in A Dictionary of Statistics

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199679188
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191758317

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An area, often rectangular, for which a value has been recorded. The term was coined in connection with the analysis of pictures, such as satellite images of ground conditions, or medical scans of parts of the human body. Each dot in such a picture is a pixel conveying information. A ...

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