refers to the typical degree a series of observations are inaccurate with respect to an absolute criterion (e.g., a standard weight or length) or a relative criterion (e.g., the mean of the observations within a given factor).

AVERAGE ERROR: "The average error is calculated by dividing the total error score by the amount of cases in any given experiment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AVERAGE ERROR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/average-error/ (accessed June 14, 2021).