Definition of cumulative error in English:

cumulative error

Syllabification: cu·mu·la·tive er·ror


  • An error consistently in the same direction for all observations.
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    • Human error and cumulative errors are greatly reduced compared with tape measured layouts.
    • If errors continue to be serially correlated, the cumulative error will grow over time.
    • Vertical atmospheric profiles, aerosol parameters, ozone content, surface reflectance and solar angle uncertainties also contribute different and cumulative errors.

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