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Re: Uniform distribution
Sorry if I generated a little bit of confusion/renaming about the uniform distribution, now I see that I was using a real StDev as parameter (in the Triax this is still the name) but it is not and that is why I wasn't matching my expectations.
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>From : yade-users-bounces+chiara.modenese=libero.it@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Date : Wed, 13 Jan 2010 23:58:52 +0100
Subject : Re: [Yade-users] Uniform distribution
> > > Change the doc if you feel this is more appropriate, though for me
> > > lexically fuzz==dispersion...
> > The dispersion of something usually refers to a measure of the distance
> > to the center of a distribution. "/radius/ of dispersion" is a common
> > expression, "diameter of dispersion" is not, experimental errors are
> > given as +/- error, and variance and stdDev in maths are clearly
> > distances to the mean.
> > I updated the documentation.
> Ok, I have no problem with relDisp (ok, better relDispersion, since
> "disp" refers more to displacement or display in our context). I would
> prefer keeping it dimensionless, since it is easier to scale simulations
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