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 Noun 1 statistical method - a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statisticstatistical proceduremethod - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parametersleast squares, method of least squares - a method of fitting a curve to data points so as to minimize the sum of the squares of the distances of the points from the curvemultivariate analysis - a generic term for any statistical technique used to analyze data from more than one variableregression 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)
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It is accompanied by the launch of a new software tool which helps experts in conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization and paid-per-click advertising with the application of the improved statistical method in everyday testing and experimentation.
The frequency of each statistical method and research design was estimated and compared with previous years.
Each chapter starts with an explanation of the theory with well-chosen examples explaining the statistical method.
The new system uses principal component analysis, a statistical method to sort out about 20 temporally correlation patterns in the data on vehicle conditions, such as speed, weather, and braking, which are collected daily through the probe cars.
This statistical method has been helpful in the optimization and improvement of many industries.
The new forecasting module provides users with a quick and simple way to calculate projections by automatically selecting the optimum statistical method for analysis without requiring user expertise.
The book consists of 13 chapters, each written by a different researcher interested in a specific statistical method.
Census Bureau use a statistical method known as ``sampling,'' endorsed by the National Academy of Sciences, in counting the population.
Advisor feature steps users through a series of questions to determine the most appropriate statistical method.
Of increasing interest to researchers, clinicians, and health policy planners is the use of a controversial statistical method known as meta-analysis.
Some two decades after the heyday of quantitative history and histoire serielle, it reproposes a statistical method for analyzing crime in early modern Europe.

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