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17:50 Dec 8, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: Ausgleichsgerade
In einem typischen Methodenvergleich wurde folgende Ausgleichsgerade erhalten: y[mg/dL]=0,0 + 0,0x bzw. y[mmol/L]=0,0 + 0,0x.

I know very little about statistics! Is the Ausgleichsgerade a theoretic mean? (Is there even such a thing?) It's not a slope, and it's not standard deviation or the coefficient of variation, both of which are always expressed as percentages.

Help!
kate partlan
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namean straight lineUlrike Lieder
nabest fit lineBeth Kantus


  

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1 hr
best fit line


Explanation:
I don't know much about medicine, but this would appear to be a best fit line which is used in regression analysis.
The following website contains a brief description (in German) of how regression analysis works and depicts the plotting of a best fit line in a scatter diagram.

user.cs.tu-berlin.de/~spohlexx/marvin/4_4_4_4_erkennung.html

There were over 800,000 hits on google for best fit line, but I don't have time to research the contexts right now.
Hope this helps you further!


Beth Kantus
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2 hrs
mean straight line


Explanation:
Siemens, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik, gives "mean straight line" for Ausgleichsgerade. I couldn't find much support for this term, except:

Fit a mean straight line through the points and find the slope and intercept. Alternatively calculate the same with linear regression analysis software.
physics.open.ac.uk/IAU46/newsletter49.html -

On the other hand, I have seen Bestfitmethode (as well as Methode der besten Anpassung) and also Bestfitgerade in German, so, not being a statistician, I'm not entirely sure that Ausgleichsgerade would correspond to best fit line. Maybe there's a math wiz out there somewhere who can help...

HTH


    Siemens, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik
Ulrike Lieder
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