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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for Absolute Deviation

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Some examples of specific topics discussed in the 14 included papers are: benchmarking the operating efficiency of US airlines, cooperative public service advertising strategies for a supply chain system, multi-criteria performance measurement for public and private sector enterprises, and a meta-goal programming model for asset allocation of mutual funds under the mean absolute deviation.
An absolute deviation criterion gives rise to quantile-based allocations, whereby diversification is reflected by lowering the confidence level of value-at-risk (VaR) measures applied at subportfolio level.
Expected annual negative Average absolute Probability of Deviation f(for yield risk) = deviation in yield X shortfall in yield Expected annual negative Average absolute Probability of Deviation (for yield and = deviation in gross X shortfall in Price risk) returns per hectare gross returns Where average absolute deviation = [n.