W. Edwards Deming Quote

Precision is expressed by an international standard, viz., the standard error. It measures the average of the difference between a complete coverage and a long series of estimates formed from samples drawn from this complete coverage by a particular procedure or drawing, and processed by a particular estimating formula.


On the Presentation of the Results of Sample Surveys as Legal Evidence, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 49, Number, 268, December 1954 (p. 820)

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Precision is expressed by an international standard, viz., the standard error. It measures the average of the difference between a complete coverage...

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Precision is expressed by an international standard, viz., the standard error. It measures the average of the difference between a complete coverage...

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Precision is expressed by an international standard, viz., the standard error. It measures the average of the difference between a complete coverage...

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Precision is expressed by an international standard, viz., the standard error. It measures the average of the difference between a complete coverage...