[time-nuts] Modified Allan Deviation and counter averaging

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 2 19:07:53 EDT 2015

In message <55BDB002.8060408 at rubidium.dyndns.org>, Magnus Danielson writes:

>For true white PM *random* noise you can move your phase samples around, 
>but you gain nothing by bursting them.

I gain nothing mathematically, but in practical terms it would be
a lot more manageable to record an average of 1000 measurements
once per second, than 1000 measurements every second.

>For any other form of random 
>noise and for the systematic noise, you alter the total filtering 
>behavior [...]


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