# harmonic mean

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## harmonic mean

n.
The reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a specified set of numbers.

## harmonic mean

n
(Mathematics) the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a set of specified numbers: the harmonic mean of 2, 3, and 4 is 3( + + )–1 = 3

## harmon′ic mean′

n.
the statistical mean obtained by taking the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a set of nonzero numbers.
[1880–85]
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 Noun 1 harmonic mean - the mean of n numbers expressed as the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of the numbersstatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parametersmean, mean value - an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
Translations
harmonický průměr
harmonisches Mittel
moyenne harmonique
harmonijska sredina
średnia harmoniczna
harmoniskt medelvärde
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Keywords: Heterogeneous networks, Fractional Frequency Reuse, Stochastic Geometry, SINR distribution, Throughput, Harmonic mean
Harmonic mean is the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of reciprocal which is a conservative average to be used to provide for aggregation lying between the max and min operators and is widely used as a tool to aggregate central tendency data which is usually expressed in exact numerical values [54].
p] are called multiplicative harmonic mean and pharmonic mean, respectively.
Therefore, the present study aimed to estimate the adaptability and stability of strawberry cultivars under protected cultivation using the method of the harmonic mean of the relative performance of genetically predicted values.
The section following this one extends the analysis to the harmonic mean, followed by the section with illustrations that compare estimates across the four measures of elasticity: isoelastic, arithmetic, geometric, and harmonic.
where H and G stands for harmonic mean and geometric mean respectively.
The generalized Contra Harmonic mean is defined as; [C.
Equation 3 shows that the SCOP should be estimated by the weighted harmonic mean of COPs at each rating point.
The second step is to calculate the harmonic mean of that series (eq.
In this study we tested kernel estimators, and compared them to the harmonic mean that has performed best of the other home range estimators tested (Boulanger and White 1990).
The ascending sequence of intervals, twelve in all, begins (following the initial 1/1) with the pitches 129/128 and 65/64, which establishes the principle: 129/128 is the harmonic mean of 65/64 (the proportions of the two pitches to the fundamental are as 128:129:130).
The arithmetic mean, geometric mean, and harmonic mean are commonly used.

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