inductive statistics


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inductive statistics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of statistics that deals with generalizations, predictions, estimations, and decisions about a population from data sampled from that population.
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The former relies on descriptive statistics to measure and spot trends while the latter relies on inductive statistics to infer relationships and make predictions.
Includes detailed discussions of descriptive statistics, basic probability theory, inductive statistics, and multivariate analysis
The methods of descriptive and inductive statistics, comprising the Microsoft Excel '98 and StatSoft Statistica software, were used in processing the data obtained through experimental measurements of individual parameters.
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