Prediction uncertainty

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Term prediction uncertainty
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Broader term

trajectory prediction

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Definition

the range of potential prediction error for a predicted trajectory.

Definition Source

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, "Characterizing Intent Maneuvers from Operational Data – A Step towards Trajectory Uncertainty Estimation", (Jose L Garcia-Chico and Robert A Vivona, Karen T Cate) NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, 94035

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Prediction uncertainty typically varies over the length of a predicted trajectory.