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Outlier

outlier

1. One who does not live where his office, or business, or estate, is.

2. That which lies, or is, away from the main body.

3. (Science: geology) A part of a rock or stratum lying without, or beyond, the main body, from which it has been separated by denudation.


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Conditions for a stable ecosystem? (for a simulation)

... predators, better pathing. Think pac-man. But prioritize targeting according to an herbivores relative distance from other herbivores (ie the outlier - the straggler). You might not want a predator to be able to bee-line across the map to a prey, but once it is within a certain radius of a ...

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by AstusAleator
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:07 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Conditions for a stable ecosystem? (for a simulation)
Replies: 11
Views: 20112

Logistic growth modelling in plants

... I cannot say for Hr(P), as the log(Hr[P]) is significantly different from a normal distribution. I think I will have to perform some discriminate outlier removal... Thanks for everything Mith.

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by JAP1st
Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Logistic growth modelling in plants
Replies: 4
Views: 8244

help on correct descriptive statistics of a project

The median in your case would be the average of the two in the middle. You would be justified to use it if you found that one of them was an outlier.

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by mith
Thu Dec 06, 2007 2:14 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help on correct descriptive statistics of a project
Replies: 4
Views: 3495

The Fiber Disease

... will be able to make more efficient research, and not to be afraid by the scientific language which sometimes doesn't makes thing clearer to the outlier :-) As for Bt, or Bacillus thuringensis it is not so different from Bacillus anthracis which causes anthrax, but as far as I know there is only ...

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by canalon
Thu May 18, 2006 10:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 4995952

Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition

... characteristic of the channels of these streams, but crayfish occur only as small local populations or stray individuals [there is presumably no outlier of salinity]. Four-inch shrimp ( Macrobrachium ohione ) was formerly abundant in the Mississippi River, but disappeared about 30 years ago [The ...

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by Shagreen
Fri Mar 25, 2005 1:00 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition
Replies: 4
Views: 15843


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