Glossary


Abbreviations

fac: candidate source (candidate)
src: source category
fac_mean: candidate mean
ref_mean: reference mean
fac_sd: candidate standard deviation
ref_sd: reference standard deviation
fac_unc: candidate uncertainty
ref_unc: reference uncertainty
bias2U: bias
crmse2U: centered rmse
rmse2U: root mean square error
nmsd: normalised standard deviation of candidate
nmsd2: normalised standard deviation of reference
PD: pearson distance
WD: weighted distance
SID: standardized identity distance
sce: source contribution estimate
spec: chemical species
cp: chemical profile

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