linear regression

Chinese translation: 线性回归

English term or phrase:linear regression
Chinese translation:线性回归

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23:54 Oct 2, 2008
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics
English term or phrase: linear regression
Definition from Department of Statistics - Yale University:
Linear regression attempts to model the relationship between two variables by fitting a linear equation to observed data. One variable is considered to be an explanatory variable, and the other is considered to be a dependent variable.

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  • A robust linear regression based algorithm was developed to automate the evaluation of peptide identifications obtained from shotgun proteomic experiments. Incob Taiwan 2008
  • In a cause and effect relationship, the independent variable is the cause, and the dependent variable is the effect. Least squares linear regression is a method for predicting the value of a dependent variable Y, based on the value of an independent variable X. Stat Trek
  • In order to introduce the concepts underlying multiple linear regression, it is necessary to be familiar with and understand the basic theory of simple linear regression on which it is based. British Dental Journal
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  •   所谓线性回归模型就是指因变量和自变量之间的关系是直线型的。   回归分析预测法中最简单和最常用的是线性回归预测法。   回归分析是对客观事物数量依存关系的分析.是数理统计中的一个常用的方法.是处理多个变量之间相互关系的一种数学方法. - MBA智库  

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