Definitions for **"Norm"**

usual or average performance.

a cultural trait governing actions that affect the well-being of others but that cannot be regulated by costlessly enforceable contracts

an average or series of averages obtained on the sample of children used in developing the test

Expectations of how a person or persons will behave in a given situation based on established protocols, rules of conduct or accepted social practices.

a way of behaving typical of a certain group.

a behaviorial expectation

A rule or authoritative standard; a model; a type; as, deviations from the norm are not tolerated.

a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical; "the current middle-class norm of two children per family"

an authoritative standard

An interpretation of scores on a measure that focuses on the rank ordering of students - not their performance - in relation to criteria.

The number of points a player in an international tournament must score to gain one qualification for a FIDE title. The weaker the tournament, the more points a player must score for any given norm.

a standardized score that is determined through the collection of scores of many different students at the same grade level

Norms are sentences or sentence meanings with practical, i. e. action-oriented (rather than descriptive, explanatory, or expressive) import, the most common of which are commands, permissions, and prohibitions. Another popular account of norms describes them as reasons to act, believe or feel.

In Multi-Agent_System (MAS), a branch of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a Norm is a formal specification of a deontic statement that aims at regulating the life of software agents and the interactions among them. It can be an obligation, a permission or a prohibition, and is often repsesented with some dialect or extension of the Deontic logic.

an abstraction of the concept of length

Matrix and vector norms

In linear algebra, functional analysis and related areas of mathematics, a norm is a function which assigns a positive length or size to all vectors in a vector space, other than the zero vector. A seminorm (or pseudonorm) on the other hand is allowed to assign zero length to some non-zero vectors.

Norm is a fictional character in the video game Crash Nitro Kart.

a measurement of the size of a function, "size" suitably interpreted

NATURALLY OCCURRING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL. Radioactivity that is naturally present in the earth.

a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes"

A typical, structural unit; a type.

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