**Mathematical formalization of the statistical regression problem** — Although a rigorous formalization of the regression problem is not necessary in most cases, the theoretical study of the regression problem requires a precise mathematical context than that given in the Regression analysis… … Wikipedia

**Regression toward the mean** — In statistics, regression toward the mean (also known as regression to the mean) is the phenomenon that if a variable is extreme on its first measurement, it will tend to be closer to the average on a second measurement, and a fact that may… … Wikipedia

**regression toward the mean** — noun the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x) • Syn: ↑regression, ↑simple regression, ↑statistical regression • Topics: ↑statistics •… … Useful english dictionary

**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

**statistical method** — noun a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statistic • Syn: ↑statistical procedure • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑method • Hyponyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**statistical procedure** — noun a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statistic • Syn: ↑statistical method • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑method • Hyponyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**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** — regression, regression analysis A term used originally to describe the fact that if, for example, parents and children s weights are measured, the children s weights tend to be closer to the average than are those of their parents: unusually… … Dictionary of sociology

**Regression** — could refer to:* Regression (psychology), a defensive reaction to some unaccepted impulses * Past life regression, (psychology) a process claiming to retrieve memories of previous lives * Software regression, (software engineering) the appearance … Wikipedia

**Statistical Methods for Research Workers** — (ISBN 0 05 002170 2) is a classic 1925 book on statistics by the statistician R.A. Fisher. It is considered by some to be one of the 20th century s most influential books on statistical methods. Chapters* Prefaces # Introduction # Diagrams #… … Wikipedia