[time-nuts] Changing ADEV, (was Phase, One edge or two?)

Tom Van Baak tvb at LeapSecond.com
Sat Oct 25 13:06:34 EDT 2014


> In the case of the TimePod, the data can be presented when you have *very* few samples to work with.
> That said, it is interesting to watch it bring up error bars (which are indeed correctly calculated)
> and then see the trace walk outside those error bars as the run progresses.
> There are other measurements that are a bit less susceptible to this.
> None of them have any magic to get around sqrt(N).
> 
> Bob

Maybe I don't understand error bars. For a dynamic display like TimeLab, walking outside (1 sigma) error bars is expected about 1/3 of the time, no?

/tvb



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