**degree of freedom** — 1. Statistics. any of the statistically independent values of a sample that are used to determine a property of the sample, as the mean or variance. 2. Physical Chem. any of the independent variables required to specify the energy of a molecule… … Universalium

**Degrees of freedom (physics and chemistry)** — A degree of freedom is an independent physical parameter, often called a dimension, in the formal description of the state of a physical system. The set of all dimensions of a system is known as a phase space. Contents 1 Definition 2 Example:… … Wikipedia

**Degrees of freedom (statistics)** — In statistics, the number of degrees of freedom is the number of values in the final calculation of a statistic that are free to vary.[1] Estimates of statistical parameters can be based upon different amounts of information or data. The number… … Wikipedia

**Degrees of freedom (mechanics)** — In mechanics, degrees of freedom (DOF) are the set of independent displacements and/or rotations that specify completely the displaced or deformed position and orientation of the body or system. This is a fundamental concept relating to systems… … Wikipedia

**Degree (mathematics)** — This article is about the term degree as used in mathematics. For alternative meanings, see Degree (disambiguation). In mathematics, there are several meanings of degree depending on the subject. Contents 1 Unit of angle 2 Degree of a monomial 3… … Wikipedia

**Degree** — may refer to: Contents 1 As a unit of measurement 2 In mathematics 3 In education … Wikipedia

**Freedom of speech by country** — Freedom of speech is the concept of the inherent human right to voice one s opinion publicly without fear of censorship or punishment. Speech is not limited to public speaking and is generally taken to include other forms of expression. The right … Wikipedia

**Freedom House** — For the community organization in Boston, see Freedom House (Roxbury, Massachusetts). Freedom House Formation October 31, 1941 Type Research institute Thi … Wikipedia

**Freedom Party candidates, 2003 Ontario provincial election** — The Freedom Party of Ontario is a political party in Ontario, Canada.The party ran twenty four candidates in the 2003 provincial election. Information about these candidates may be found on this page.Wally Dove (Brampton Centre)Full name is… … Wikipedia

**Freedom of the press** — The freedom of the press redirects here. For George Orwell s preface, see Animal Farm# The Freedom of the Press . For the report by Freedom House, see Freedom of the Press (report). Journalism News … Wikipedia