**Regression equation** — An equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables. The New York Times Financial Glossary … Financial and business terms

**regression equation** — An equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms

**Regression dilution** — is a statistical phenomenon also known as attenuation . Consider fitting a straight line for the relationship of an outcome variable y to a predictor variable x, and estimating the gradient (slope) of the line. Statistical variability,… … Wikipedia

**Regression estimation** — is a technique used to replace missing values in data. The variable with missing data is treated as the dependent variable, while the rest of the cases are treated as independent variables. A regression equation is then generated which can be… … Wikipedia

**regression analysis** — noun the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑multivariate analysis • Part Meronyms: ↑regression, ↑simple regression, ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**Regression analysis** — In statistics, regression analysis is a collective name for techniques for the modeling and analysis of numerical data consisting of values of a dependent variable (response variable) and of one or more independent variables (explanatory… … Wikipedia

**regression of y on x** — noun the equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y); it permits the prediction of the most probable values of y • Syn: ↑regression equation • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms … Useful english dictionary

**regression coefficient** — noun when the regression line is linear (y = ax + b) the regression coefficient is the constant (a) that represents the rate of change of one variable (y) as a function of changes in the other (x); it is the slope of the regression line • Topics … Useful english dictionary

**regression** — /ri gresh euhn/, n. 1. the act of going back to a previous place or state; return or reversion. 2. retrogradation; retrogression. 3. Biol. reversion to an earlier or less advanced state or form or to a common or general type. 4. Psychoanal. the… … Universalium

**Regression lineaire multiple** — Régression linéaire multiple Pour les articles homonymes, voir Régression. Sommaire 1 Modèle théorique 1.1 Exemple 1.2 E … Wikipédia en Français