quartile

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n quartile (statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Quartile (Astrol) Same as Quadrate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n quartile In astrology, an aspect of planets when their longitudes differ by 90°. See aspect, 7.
    • n quartile That point on a frequency-curve above or below which one fourth of the total number of cases are found.
    • quartile Involving an angular distance of 90°.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Quartile (astrol.) an aspect of planets when their longitudes differ by 90°
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. quartile aspect, fr. L. quartus, the fourth. See Quart
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. quartariusquartus, fourth.

Usage

In literature:

The lowest of the curve is about 1890, in the Median, the average and in each of the quartiles.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
The upper quartile or group will now contain that fourth of the class whose grades were highest.
"Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods" by Harry L. Hollingworth
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In news:

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Too Much Selling of Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock TEVA.
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Too Much Selling of Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock PER.
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Dividend Channel Identifies Oversold Conditions For Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock HOT.
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Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock UTX Becomes Oversold.
Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock HPQ Enters Oversold Territory.
Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock CSX Becomes Oversold.
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In science:

Measurement data is represented as boxplots containing all measurements ranging between the first and third quartiles.
Improving the lifecycle of robotics components using Domain-Specific Languages
In the whicker-box plot, the whickers represent the min and max value, the bold line in the middle is the median value, and the lower and upper part of the box are the quartile of the distribution.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
In a box plot, the whickers represent the min and max values, the bold line in the middle is the median, and the lower and upper parts of the box are the quartiles of the distribution.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
Symbols show the median of the distribution, while error bars indicate the upper and lower quartiles.
How `heredity' and `environment' shape galaxy properties
The significance of quantiles is well understood and hence assigning a prior to the median, quartiles, etc. should be relatively straightforward.
Quantile pyramids for Bayesian nonparametrics
Lighter shadows indicate the quartiles around the mean.
Accelerating the pace of discovery by changing the peer review algorithm
Even the lowest quartile of normalized values with the smallest number of authors per paper has increased by a factor of three over the past decade.
Astronomy's Greatest Hits: The 100 most Cited Papers in Each Year of the First Decade of the 21st Century (2000 - 2009)
Left: Dependence of slow OT fraction on ground wind (circles), dashed lines are 1-st and 3-rd quartiles.
Sternberg astronomical institute activities on site testing programs
In the boxplots, the whiskers describe the full extent of the data, the box corresponds to the lower quartile, median and upper quartile.
Two Projection Pursuit Algorithms for Machine Learning under Non-Stationarity
Figure 3.15: The figure displays the angles as a boxplot (the whiskers describe the full extent of the data, the box corresponds to the lower quartile, median and upper quartile) for the 80 BCI motor imagery sub jects between a selection of 1 dimensional subspaces contained within the CSP features.
Two Projection Pursuit Algorithms for Machine Learning under Non-Stationarity
According to the models of Piovan, this would imply a mean age of 13 Gyr and a range defined by the quartiles of 9-16 Gyr (Table 3).
The Ages of Elliptical Galaxies from Infrared Spectral Energy Distributions
The expected value and the median of the measurand are shown in Figs. 2 and 3 together with the standard deviation and quartiles.
Bayesian inference of a negative quantity from positive measurement results
Lower and upper lines are the first and third quartile.
Bayesian inference of a negative quantity from positive measurement results
In particular, the width in r of K(r0 , r), here calculated as the distance between the first and third quartile point, provides a measure of the resolution.
Fresh insights on the structure of the solar core
This point, unless the averaging kernel is really non-localized, coincides with the second quartile point of the averaging kernel.
Fresh insights on the structure of the solar core
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