asymmetrische Werteverteilung

English translation: asymmetric distribution of values

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German term or phrase:asymmetrische Werteverteilung
English translation:asymmetric distribution of values
Entered by: Rowan Morrell

05:41 May 7, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics / Dental Ceramics; Statistics (Weibull etc.)
German term or phrase: asymmetrische Werteverteilung
"Im Gegensatz zur Gauss’schen Normalverteilung kann über die von Wallodi Weibull 1937 entwickelte Statistik die ***asymmetrische Werteverteilung*** wie sie z. B. bei der Messung der Festigkeit von Keramik auftritt, gut beschrieben werden. Mit einem Weibull-Modell kann der Zusammenhang zwischen Größe, Geometrie, Belastungsart, statistischer Fehlerverteilung in den Volumen- bzw. Oberflächenelementen und der Bruchwahrscheinlichkeit geschaffen werden."

Dealing with ceramic strength testing, but there's a crossover here into statistics. The "obvious" translation of "asymmetrische Werteverteilung" is "asymmetrical value distribution", but this phrase gets no search engine hits, and nor does "asymmetrical value spread". Are there any maths experts here who know what the correct phrase might be? TIA for your assistance.
Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 00:42
Weibull distribution
Explanation:
in short. The long version:

assymetric distribution of values

see e.g.
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Edith Kelly
Switzerland
Local time: 12:42
Grading comment
Thanks Edith and the peer graders. I'll go with "asymmetric distribution of values", then. "Weibull distribution" is OK, but sounds a little clumsy in this sentence and besides, from the link Mario provided, Weibull distributions may not always be asymmetrical. They seem to vary and be very flexible. Anyway, thanks once again for your assistance.
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Weibull distribution


Explanation:
in short. The long version:

assymetric distribution of values

see e.g.


    www.apmaths.uwo.ca/~mreesor/AS423/notes_and_handouts/ Weibull_Example_contd.pdf -
Edith Kelly
Switzerland
Local time: 12:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Thanks Edith and the peer graders. I'll go with "asymmetric distribution of values", then. "Weibull distribution" is OK, but sounds a little clumsy in this sentence and besides, from the link Mario provided, Weibull distributions may not always be asymmetrical. They seem to vary and be very flexible. Anyway, thanks once again for your assistance.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Steffen Walter: But you surely meant "a*sym*metric...".
53 mins
  -> Hast recht, danke und guten Abend.

agree  Gillian Scheibelein
1 hr

agree  Alan Johnson
2 hrs

agree  Mario Marcolin: http://www.weibull.com/LifeDataWeb/the_weibull_distribution....
13 hrs
  -> Danke.
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