| Geology - 1970
...3.96 SM AV|? 196 0.90 7.91 13.77 PRECIPITATION, STREAMFLOW, FLOODS, GILA RIVER DRAINAGE BASIN, ARIZONA **The coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** the mean. It is a more useful statistic than the standard deviation because it is a relative rather... | |
| Ferdinand F. Leimkuhler - Radioactive substances - 1963 - 156 pages
...Management Science, 1957, with regard to the accumulation of Poisson events with lognormal payoffs. * **The coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** the mean. If it is denoted by d for total losses and by c, for individual accidents, then the two are... | |
| United States. Congress. House. Post Office and Civil Service Committee - 1974 - 255 pages
...incoming path cost does not include the cost of carrier sequencing, which is shown in chapter VI. 2 **The coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** the mean. Note.—Based on the 171 Part I offices using AP 10, fiscal year 1971 productivity data and... | |
| C. G. G. Aitken, David A. Stoney - Law - 1991 - 242 pages
...size be n and let q — \ —p = 0. 8. Then, the mean is np and the standard deviation is \/(npq). **The coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** the mean which, in this context, is ^(q/np), and this is set to 0. 1 . The following equation is then... | |
| Andrew Metcalfe - Mathematics - 1994 - 456 pages
...values (weights, volumes, etc.) it may be more appropriate to measure the spread in relative terms. **The coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** the mean and is often expressed as a percentage. sample coefficient of variation = (s/x) x 100% The... | |
| Thomas J. Archdeacon - Social Science - 1994 - 352 pages
...following chapters, but, for the present, a simple measure based on them can illustrate their importance. **The coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** its mean. That is, (49 + 50 + 5D/3 = (25 + 50 + 75)/3 = (0 + 50+100)/3 = 50 50 SO l/3[(-l)2 + (0 l/3[(-25)2... | |
| Wayne R. Ott - Mathematics - 1994 - 336 pages
...be multiplied by r and the standard deviation will be multiplied by the same coefficient r. Because **the coefficient of variation is the ratio of the standard deviation to** the expected value, the coefficient of variation will be unchanged. This result gives rise to another... | |
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