predictor variable

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Noun1.predictor variable - a variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression)
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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The same function can be applied to predict the cases that have the values for predictor variable but do not have the known membership.
95% CI Regressions with A2 predictor variable = Any disorder Any A2 0.
Equation 1 shows a simplified version of the model where Xi are the predictor variable and [[beta].
The relationships between each predictor variable and the three outcome measures of specialized housing needs were first tested using correlation analysis to assess the bivariate relationships of interest; that is, relationships among the set of predictors and between the set of predictors and the outcome variables considered without taking into account the complex relationships that might exist.
Our results indicate that, to infer relative abundance levels from catch data, future studies should standardize catch or catch rates with nonlinear regression models that incorporate soak time, fish accumulation, and any other predictor variable that may ultimately influence catch.
i] = discriminant coefficient for the ith predictor variable X, = ith independent or predictor variable
To exploit this relationship, a "variable score" B(x) is calculated for each fraud predictor variable.
The results indicated that the predictor variable used in the proposed model, did discriminate among the level of service quality of customers and that three groups were distinct.
Interparental hostility characterized by both parents also was a predictor variable.
t-[tau]] is the weekly value for the predictor variable (GFT, ED ILI volume or ED ILI percent) in the week t-[tau].
Similar to previous research, this study employs expectation as a predictor variable, but, in contrast to other studies, it employs student educational status two years after scheduled graduation from high school as the criterion variable.