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Term: robust

(rO bust') adj.

1. working effectively in a range of circumstances; not adversely affected by small changes in related objects.

2. Statistics. producing a useful estimate or result for a sample that has adverse qualities, as when size is small or uneven, data contains unusual observations, or population distribution assumptions are not met.

robustness, n.

SAS word: ROBUSTREG

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Regression.

SAS word: ROMAN

Format. Roman numerals. Ref: PSPPR:Formats:Numeric Formats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Numeric Fields. SLRD:Formats.

SAS word: ROTATE

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate variable.

Term: round

(round') v.t.

to convert a numeric value to a nearby value that belongs to a specific set, such as the set of integers or the set of double precision values. For example, 14.8 rounded to the nearest integer is 15.

SAS word: ROUND

Function. Round to nearest multiple. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: ROUNDE

Function. Round to nearest multiple. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: rounding error

(round' ing a^r' ur) n.

the difference between an exact quantity and the approximation of it in a digital representation of the quantity.

SAS word: ROUNDZ

Function. Round to nearest multiple. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: routine

(rOO tEn') n.

a program that is used as part of another program; subprogram; program unit. The most familiar kind of routine is the function. In the structured programming model, a program is built out of a large number of short, simple routines.

Term: row

(rO') n.

1. a horizontal arrangements of objects.

2. a set of table cells that are aligned horizontally in a table.

3. a set of array elements that have the same first subscript value in a two-dimensional array.


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