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Definition of the noun Oversample

What does Oversample mean as a name of something?


  1. [statistics] An additional sample of a subpopulation, above and beyond the portion of a main sample that already belongs to that subpopulation.

Definition of the verb Oversample

What does Oversample mean as a doing word?


  1. [statistics] To sample additional members of a subpopulation, above and beyond the members included in the main sample.
  2. [context: systems] To sample a signal at a frequency well above its Nyquist rate.

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Multimedia 1999 (2014)

Terms and Acronyms by Brad Hansen

oversample. (v.) To digitize audio or video data faster than normal to produce more samples, resulting in moreaccurate results. overscan. (n.) A conditionin which a videosignal bleeds offthe edges of a monitor. Whencomputer images aresent toa monitor inthe overscan mode, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health and Aging (2007)

by Kyriakos S. Markides

First, an oversample (n = 540) of very elderly persons (age 95 years and older) was drawn and screened. Second, nutrition questions were added to the community interview. Third, a sample of persons who did not report disability in the screen were given a detailed interview to improve the precision of estimates of the prevalence of traits of nondisabled persons. In 1990, the Medicare administrative record system was changed to include all types of Medicare services, including Part B ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1990)

Volume 36 - Phosphorus to Pipeline Failure: Subsidence Strains by John J. McKetta Jr

oversample because of the unknown aspects of the process. As more is learned about the operation, the need for sampling may decrease, or it may be possible to store samples (if they are stable) without analysis— to be analyzed later only if required. It is wise to set up a sample-taking schedule, listing which samples are to be taken, say, for the first 48 h, then which for the next 5 d, etc. This will help keep the volume of samples manageable, and the analytical crew will know ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014)

Random numbers simulated with a Latin hypercube procedure: the alternative sampling procedure is a Monte Carlo procedure, which tends to under- and oversample the USD and thus force one to simulate an obscenely large number of iterations to achieve stable stochastic distributions. Owing to a more efficient sampling procedure the Latin hypercube can generate stable stochastic distributions with less than 2000 iterations instead of tens of thousands with a Monte Carlo ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society (2015)

by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor

To assure representation of households with narrowly held financial assets, the SCF utilizes a dual-frame sample design with a geographically based random sample plus an oversample of wealthy ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aging and Public Health (2008)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

there has been little effort to oversample the population or to use other methods that could enable comparative statistical analyses of the AAPI population as a whole or of its many subpopulations. Elder AAPIs have substantial barriers to good health care and healthy practices. Many live in substandard housing, lack health ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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