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Definition of "representativeness" [rep•re•sent•a•tive•ness]

  • The state or quality of being accurately representative of something. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "representativeness" in a sentence
  • "Judging probability by representativeness is indeed associated with systematic errors."
  • "Because the definition of representativeness is abstract and a little hard to understand, let’s look at some more concrete examples of how this heuristic works, and how it can lead to major mistakes in many situations."
  • "The goodness is the specific representativeness, that is, the average group-represented-to-majority ratio."
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