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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of subdividing (as energy) into small but measurable increments.

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  • The fundamental problem is that many measurement errors such as quantisation are correlated, and the laws of large numbers only apply up to a certain point.
  • It was not expected, however, that the quantisation rule would apply with a high accuracy.
  • But it does very definitely matter that quantisation errors are correlated with the true value, and with each other.
  • But in climate measurements there are a whole range of temperatures that occur, and the quantisation error is each case will be different. for more
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