trimming

trimming2016-12-15T05:13:02+00:00

trimming 

RESEARCH ETHICS

Any method used to “correct” experimental data by eliminating (trimming) high and low values or data points which are most in excess of the mean in an experimental run or series.

Trimming is a form of scientific misrepresentation (fraud).  

Reference C Babbage, Reflections on the Decline of Science, London, 1830 

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