- Bias (disambiguation)
Biasis an inclination towards something, or a predisposition, partiality, prejudice, preference, or predilection.
"Bias" may also refer to:
In science and statistics:
Bias (statistics), the systematic distortion of a statistic
biased sampleis one that is falsely taken to be typical of a population from which it is drawn
Estimator biasdescribes an estimator whose expectation differs from the true value of the parameter being estimated
Cultural bias, interpreting and judging phenomena in terms particular to one's own culture
Cognitive bias, any of a wide range of observer effects identified in cognitive science
Confirmation bias, the tendency to interpret information in a way that confirms preconceptions
Perception bias, also known as cognitive perspective, the choice of a context or a reference
Infrastructure bias, the influence of existing social or scientific infrastructure on scientific observations
Notation bias, a form of cultural bias in which a notation induces the appearance of a nonexistent natural law
Publication biasbias towards publication of certain experimental results.In electricity:
Bias (electrical engineering), a systematic deviation of a value from a reference value.
Current bias, a steady-state current that is forced through an electronic device.
Grid biasof a vacuum tube is used to control the electron flow from the heated cathode to the positively charged anode.
Tape bias(also AC bias) is a high-frequency signal (generally from 40 to 150 kHz) added to the audio signal recorded on an analog tape recorder.
Voltage bias, a steady-state voltage inserted in series with an element of an electronic device.
In other areas:
Bias (book)", a book by journalist Bernard Goldberg
bias (textile)of a woven fabric, the 45-degree diagonal line along which it is most stretchable
bias (sport)of a ball, the irregularity in shape or weight which may cause it to move in an unexpected manner
Bias (mythology), a brother of Melampus
* One of several communes in France named Bias such as:
Bias, Landesin the Landes "département"
Bias, Lot-et-Garonnein the Lot-et-Garonne "département"
Bias (genus)is a genus of Wattle-eyebird.
BIAS(Berkley Integrated Audio Software), a software company specializing in sound processing software such as Peak and SoundSoap
Bias of Priene, one of the Seven Sages of Greece
Len Bias, a basketball player.
* "Bias" might also designate the
handednessof a person: left-handedor right-handed.
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