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pseudo- +‎ value


pseudovalue (plural pseudovalues)

  1. (mathematics, computing) Something that resembles a value but is not a true value or does not really belong to the set of data being studied.
    • 2013, William Thomson, ‎Peter N. T. Wells, The Perception of Visual Information (page 264)
      Each observer's data generates a pseudovalue of perceptual accuracy and the set of pseudovalues are treated as if they are independent and identically distributed.
    • 2015, Janusz Kacprzyk, ‎Witold Pedrycz, Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence (page 300)
      In traditional databases, missing information is mostly handled by means of a pseudovalue, called a null value []