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Item: fractile

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the value of a distribution below which some fraction of the sample lies. For example, the 0.95-fractile is the value below which there is a probability of 0.95 occurrence (or equivalently, 95% of the values lie below the 0.95-fractile).

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accepted on 20 Jun 2017 16:57:13.766

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date accepted 20 Jun 2017 16:57:13.766
date submitted 20 Jun 2017 16:52:52.782
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description the value of a distribution below which some fraction of the sample lies. For example, the 0.95-fractile is the value below which there is a probability of 0.95 occurrence (or equivalently, 95% of the values lie below the 0.95-fractile).
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Definition

description the value of a distribution below which some fraction of the sample lies. For example, the 0.95-fractile is the value below which there is a probability of 0.95 occurrence (or equivalently, 95% of the values lie below the 0.95-fractile).
editorial note Approved June 2017
label fractile
license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
note This term and definition is used in technical products in the Bioregional Assessment Programme, a collaboration between the Australian Government Department of the Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia. For more information see http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au.
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rights The definition for this term is re-used from Wiktionary and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
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