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Noise and White Noise

  1. Clive J. Lawrence

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a12047

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

How to Cite

Lawrence, C. J. 2005. Noise and White Noise. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 5.

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  1. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


Noise and white noise arise in the description of time series data. Both are defined in this entry.


  • interference;
  • stationary;
  • communication system