Weight of observation

(Astron. & Physics) a number expressing the most probable relative value of each observation in determining the result of a series of observations of the same kind.

See also: Weight

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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where P is the weight of observations. Estimation [??](x, y) of real gray function can be calculated by putting X into (5), and then (10) is obtained by putting [??](x, y) into (1):