Statistics The extent to which observed data match the values expected by theory.
More example sentences
- In addition, we tested goodness of fit of the observed frequency spectrum to that expected under the neutrality and panmixis with constant population size.
- We used a chi-square test of goodness of fit to test the null hypothesis that usage occurs in proportion to availability, considering all habitats simultaneously.
- The statistics of the headway distribution and the goodness of fit between the observed and detected distributions are shown in Table 2.
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