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Broadly, normalization (also spelled normalisation) is any process that makes something more normal, which typically means conforming to some regularity or rule, or returning from some state of abnormality. It has specific meanings in various fields:
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- Normalizing constant, perhaps most often in probability theory
- Normalization of statistics, the process of removing statistical error from measured data
- Normalization of a function (in general calculus) is the process of removing a discontinuity (or singularity).
- Normalization property, used in Raymond's term rewriting systems

- Social Normalization, the process through which ideas and actions are made to appear culturally "normal."
- Normalization model, used in visual neuroscience
- Normalization of a wavefunction in quantum mechanics
- Normalization (economics), which pertains when only relative prices matter

- Database normalization, used in database theory. (See also denormalization)
- Normalization (audio)
- Normalization (image processing)
- Text normalization

- Normalisation (people with disabilities)
- Normalization (Czechoslovakia), the restoration of the conditions prevalent before the reform in Czechoslovakia, 1969
- Normalization (metallurgy)

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