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mean square

noun, Statistics.
1.
the mean of the squares of a set of numbers.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • The root mean square error of approximation values was robust in the presence of kurtosis for the elliptical estimation methods.
  • The mean square is the sum of squares divided by the number of degrees of freedom.
  • The root mean square error and bias is within the accuracy considered to be satisfactory.

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