# Statistical noise

**Statistical noise** is the colloquialism for recognized amounts of unexplained variation in a sample.^{[1]}^{[2]} See errors and residuals in statistics.

## Examples

## References

- ↑ "How does noise affect generalization?". faqs.org. 2001-05-21. Retrieved 2008-07-13.
- ↑ (19 August 2011). "Unemployment is rising – or is that statistical noise?"
*The Guardian*.

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