Bias

==In the media== Media bias is the bias of journalists and news producers within the mass media, in the selection of which events and stories are reported and how they are covered. The term `media bias` implies a pervasive or widespread bias contravening the standards of journalism, rather than the perspective of an individual journalist or arti.....
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Bias

Any influence that distorts the results of a research study
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bias

(bi´әs) (in a measurement process) systematic error. any influence or action at any stage of a study that systematically distorts the findings. (of a statistical estimator) the difference between the expected value of the estimator and the true parameter value.
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bias

(controller design) Input device terminology. The difference between the mean of the outcomes and the target value. Only relevant when discussing accuracy.
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Bias

(from the article `Melampus`) ...mythology, a seer who as a child received the understanding of the language of birds after two young snakes, whose lives he had saved, licked his ...
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(from the article `rocket and missile system`) ...other hand, must be corrected by improving the missile`s design—particularly its guidance. Guidance/en-route errors are usually measured by a ...
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(from the article `sociology`) Bias is sometimes presumed to be a chronic affliction of sociology. This may arise in part from the fact that the subject matter of sociology is ... Sampling errors and bias both constitute a continuing concern, especially since so much sociological knowledge is derived from samples of a larger ... [2 r...
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Bias

(n) Bias is the lenient view towards a person or entity belonging to a particular section like gender, color, locality, believes or any such specialty which may lead to take an impartial decision or decision against the truth, to favor such person. A bias can be for or against a section.
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bias

[adj] - slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric 2. [n] - a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation 3. [v] - influence in an unfair way 4. [v] - cause to be biased
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Bias

• (v. t.) To incline to one side; to give a particular direction to; to influence; to prejudice; to prepossess. • (n.) A weight on the side of the ball used in the game of bowls, or a tendency imparted to the ball, which turns it from a straight line. • (n.) A slant; a diagonal; as, to cut cloth on the bias. • (n.) A leaning of ...
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bias

<statistics> In a clinical trial, bias refers to effects that a conclusion that may be incorrect as, for example, when a researcher or patient knows what treatment is being given. To avoid bias, a blinded study may be done. ... Any deviation of results or inferences from the truth, or processes leading to such deviation. ... Bias can result f...
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bias

adjective slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; `a bias fold`
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Bias

[genus] Palmar Sur regional airport in Osa, Costa Rica. ...
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Bias

[statistics] A statistic is biased if it is calculated in such a way that it is systematically different from the population parameter of interest. The following lists some types of biases, which can overlap. ...
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Bias

[textile] The bias direction of a piece of woven fabric, usually referred to simply as `the bias`, is at 45 degrees to its warp and weft threads. Every piece of woven fabric has two biases, perpendicular to each other. Non-woven fabrics such as felt or interfacing do not have a bias. Woven fabric is more elastic as well as more fluid in the...
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Bias

Bi'as (bī' a s) noun ; plural Biases (-ĕz). [ French biasis , perhaps from Late Latin bifax two-faced; Latin bis + facies face. See Bi- , and confer Face .] 1. A weight on the side of the ball used in the game of b...
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Bias

Bi'as adjective 1. Inclined to one side; swelled on one side. [ Obsolete] Shak. 2. Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.
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Bias

Bi'as adverb In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally; as, to cut cloth bias .
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Bias

Bi'as transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Biased (bī' a st); present participle & verbal noun Biasing .] To incline to one side; to give a particular direction to; to influence; to prejudice; to prepossess. « ...
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Bias

1. Bias of technology, either change or difference, refers to a shift towards or away from use of a factor. The exact meaning depends on the definition of neutral used to define absence of bias. Factor bias matters for the effects of technological progress on trade and welfare. 2. Bias of a trade regime refers to whether the structure of protection...
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A measurement procedure or estimator is said to be biased if, on the average, it gives an answer that differs from the truth. The bias is the average (expected) difference between the measurement and the truth. For example, if you get on the scale with clothes on, that biases the measurement to be larger than your true weight (this would be a posit...
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Bias

A prejudice based on experiences or a particular worldview. Any media channel, publishing format, or
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Bias

A realist approach to bias depicts this as consisting of any systematic error that obscures correct conclusions about the subject being studied. Typically, such bias may be caused by the researcher, or by procedures adopted for data gathering, including sampling. The concept makes little sense from a relativist standpoint, though provision of a ref...
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Bias

A tendency to misrepresent. The term bias is used in statistics to refer to how far the average statistic lies from the parameter it is estimating, that is, the error that arises when estimating a quantity. Errors from chance will cancel each other out in the long run, those from bias will not.
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Bias

An actual or potential decisionmaker's predisposition for or against a party to a lawsuit or a particular group of people. Bias may result from things like discriminatory attitudes, personal opinions, financial dealings, or personal knowledge of one of the parties or witnesses.
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