### NORM

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### norm

- a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
- a statistic describing the location of a distribution

### Norm

(1) In sociology, a culturally relative guideline for social behavior. (2) In testing, a statistical measure of central tendency, as a mean, median, or mode.

(Lat. norma, rule) General: Standard for measure. Pattern. Type. In ethics: Standard for proper conduct. Rule for right action. In axiology: Standard for judging value or evaluation. In aesthetics: Standard for judging beauty or art. Basis for criticism, In logic: Rule for valid inference. In psychology: Class average test score. -- A.J.B.

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*n]* - a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical

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• (a.) A rule or authoritative standard; a model; a type. • (a.) A typical, structural unit; a type. • (a.) A typical, structural unit; a type. • (a.) A rule or authoritative standard; a model; a type.

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*noun* a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical; `the current middle-class norm of two children per family`

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*[abelian group]* The norm ν is discrete if there is some real number ρ > 0 such that ν(g) > ρ whenever g ≠ 0. == Free abelian groups == An abelian group is a free abelian group if and only if it has a discrete norm. ...

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*[artificial intelligence]* In Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), a branch of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a Norm is a formal specification of a deontic statement that aims at regulating the life of software agents and the interactions among them. It can be an obligation, a permission or a prohibition, and is often represented with some dialect or e...

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*[chess]* A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament. Several norms are one of the requirements to receive a title such as Grandmaster from FIDE. == Grandmaster norm == In order to qualify for the title of Grandmaster of chess, a title awarded by FIDE, the World Chess Federation, a player must achieve two or more gra...

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*[graphic design group]* Norm (based in Zurich, Switzerland), is an experimental graphic design team best known for their typography. Their most influential project is typography for Cologne Airport. It is co-founded by two Swiss designers Dimitri Bruni and Manuel Krebs. Their approach to typography is known to be very strict and rigorous wit...

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*[group]* In mathematics, in the field of group theory, the norm of a group is the intersection of the normalizers of all its subgroups. This is also termed the Baer norm, after Reinhold Baer. The following facts are true for the Baer norm: ...

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*[mathematics]* In linear algebra, functional analysis and related areas of mathematics, a norm is a function that assigns a strictly positive length or size to each vector in a vector space, other than the zero vector (which has zero length assigned to it). A seminorm, on the other hand, is allowed to assign zero length to some non-zero vect...

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*[philosophy]* Norms are concepts (sentences) of practical import, oriented to effecting an action, rather than conceptual abstractions that describe, explain, and express. Normative sentences imply `ought-to` types of statements and assertions, in distinction to sentences that provide `is` types of statements and assertions. Common normative...

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**Norm** * noun* [ Latin

* norma* a rule. See

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* adjective* ]

** 1.** A rule or authoritative standard; a model; a type.

** 2.** * (Biol.)* A typical, structural unit; a type.

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An expected standard of behavior and belief established and enforced by a group.

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National Organization of Restoring Men

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Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material

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Norm is derogatory British gay slang for a heterosexual.

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norm, authoritative rule or standard by which something is judged and on that basis approved or disapproved. Examples of norms include standards of right and wrong, beauty and ugliness, and truth and falsehood. Several fields of philosophy, especially ethics, aesthetics, and logic, evaluate such rul...

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performance standards that is established by a reference group and that describes average or typical performance. Usually norms are determined by testing a representative group and then calculating the group's test performance.

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rule or standard

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rule or standard of behaviour shared by members of a social group. Norms may be internalized—i.e., incorporated within the individual so that there ... [7 related articles]

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This is a function of a vector, say x , that satisfies three properties: Homogeneous tx = t x for all (scalars), t. Positive x > 0 for x not= 0. (Note 0 = 0 by homogeneity, so 0 is the unique vector with zero norm.) Subadditive x + y <= x + y Norms that arise frequently in mathematical programming are: Euclidean norm (on R...

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