regression analysis

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Related to regression analysis: linear regression, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Noun1.regression analysis - the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another
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
multivariate analysis - a generic term for any statistical technique used to analyze data from more than one variable
regression toward the mean, simple regression, statistical regression, regression - 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)
regression equation, regression of y on x - 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
regression curve, regression line - a smooth curve fitted to the set of paired data in regression analysis; for linear regression the curve is a straight line
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RMS is partnering with Strategic Compliance Partners (SCP) and Offit Kurman to assist in conducting a fair lending regression analysis unlike any other program available today.
As an example, while traditional appraisals usually consider three comps an adequate sample, the automated regression analysis process tends to include a larger group of comps, 250 or more, to determine what features are driving housing values in a specific geographic area.
Prior knowledge of simple cross-sectional statistical techniques like linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, and analysis of variance is assumed.
Among the topics are the molecular evolution and breeding consequences of self-compatibility and its absence in Prunus fruit trees, marker-assisted breeding for resistance to common bacterial blight in common bean, joint regression analysis and completed joint regression analysis, breeding for reaction, genotype-by-environment interaction and selection of high yielding stable cultivars, and morphological differentiation of sepal and petal in Habenaria radiata (Orchidceae).
Linear regression analysis was also performed to determine whether total amount of physical activity was predicted by revision hip arthroplasty.
The use of regression analysis can significantly enhance the accuracy of your financial forecasts and make the budgeting process more efficient.
Using the logistic regression analysis, it is found that age, education, ethnicity, residence, and depression are significant predictors of elderly persons' misperceived financial management assistance needs.
Using results of univariable analysis that identified potential predictors of successful treatment, the researchers conducted logistic regression analysis to determine which ones were statistically significant in a multivariable context.
where he was in charge of quantitative financial modeling and regression analysis for the finance and real estate departments.
Correlational data and regression analysis provide the school counselor with a method to describe growth in achievement test scores from elementary to high school.
The preferred method for short time series is segmented time series regression analysis, which is a statistical comparison of time trends before and after the intervention to identify either an immediate change in the level of the regression line or a sustained change in the slope of the line (12,13).