arcsine


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arcsine

(ˈɑːkˌsaɪn)
n
the function the value of which for a given argument between –1 and 1 is the angle in radians (between –π/2 and π/2), the sine of which is that argument: the inverse of the sine function
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Noun1.arcsine - the inverse function of the sine; the angle that has a sine equal to a given number
circular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
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arkussinus
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Cracked clam effluent was most similar in amino acid composition to clam mantle fluid (Table 1, Pearson's product moment of arcsine transformed data, r = 0.
The percent of banded offspring in each cross was arcsine transformed prior to statistical analysis (Sokal and Rohlf, 1981).
In the case of ANPP, data were log transformed and in the case of [theta], data were arcsine transformed (Zar, 1999).
Arcsine square root or logarithmic transformation was performed prior to analysis when necessary.
All percentage data were modified according in arcsine for analysis.
To meet the assumptions of normality and homogeneity of variances necessary for employing this parametric technique, the data were transformed using the arcsine square-root transformation prior to analysis.
In order to achieve homogeneity of the error variance, the mean error rates per cell (missed stimuli) were transformed by means of an arcsine transformation.
Percent biomass data for each fish species, from each individual cormorant, were normalized using arcsine transformations (Sokal and Rohlf, 1981) to account for disparity of sample masses among species.