## English translation: degree of freedom

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 Portuguese term or phrase: Grau de liberdade English translation: degree of freedom Entered by:

 20:53 Jan 23, 2003
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Science
 Portuguese term or phrase: Grau de liberdade teste estatístico
 Laerte da SilvaBrazil Local time: 09:02
 degree of freedom Explanation:+--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2003-01-23 20:59:38 (GMT)--------------------------------------------------DEGREE OF FREEDOM That measure of variability which merely expresses the number of options available within a variable or space. In a system with N states the degree of freedom is N. In statistics of the N cells of a table of probabilities only N-1 can be arbitrarily filled, the last being determined by the requirement that probabilities must add to 1 (see probability), hence the degree or freedom is N-1. The measure of uncertainty may be interpreted as a logarithmic measure of the degree of freedom logically or statistically available. http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/ASC/DEGREE_FREED.html
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Maria Luisa Duarte
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 Thank you all. Maria Luiza´s seemed to be more appropriate.4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5degree of freedom
 Maria Luisa Duarte
4statistical tolerance
 Hermann
4degree of reliability
 Marian Greenfield

2 mins   confidence:
degree of freedom

Explanation:
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DEGREE OF FREEDOM
That measure of variability which merely expresses the number of options available within a variable or space. In a system with N states the degree of freedom is N. In statistics of the N cells of a table of probabilities only N-1 can be arbitrarily filled, the last being determined by the requirement that probabilities must add to 1 (see probability), hence the degree or freedom is N-1. The measure of uncertainty may be interpreted as a logarithmic measure of the degree of freedom logically or statistically available.

http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/ASC/DEGREE_FREED.html

 Maria Luisa DuarteSpainLocal time: 14:02Native speaker of: English, PortuguesePRO pts in pair: 1916
 Thank you all. Maria Luiza´s seemed to be more appropriate.

5 mins   confidence:
degree of reliability

Explanation:
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 Marian GreenfieldLocal time: 08:02Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 1930

5 mins   confidence:
statistical tolerance

Explanation:
in statistical terms :-)

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glossary of statistical terms:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat/research/index.htm?http:/...

 HermannLocal time: 13:02Native speaker of: English, GermanPRO pts in pair: 598

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