Definition of random error in English:

random error

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  • An error in measurement caused by factors which vary from one measurement to another.
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    • Unlike random errors, systematic errors can be consistently either positive or negative.
    • This demonstrates that replacement of electrodes increased random errors in our measurements.
    • To detect reductions of this magnitude, however, both moderate random errors and moderate biases must be avoided.

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