sheppards correction

Sheppard's correction

noun Statistics.
a method of correcting the bias in standard deviations and higher moments of distributions that arises from grouping values of the variable.
Also called Sheppard's adjustment.

named after William F. Sheppard (1863–1936), English statistician Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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