confidence interval

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confidence interval

n. Statistics
A range of values that contains with a specified probability the true value of a given parameter.

confidence interval

n
(Statistics) statistics an interval of values bounded by confidence limits within which the true value of a population parameter is stated to lie with a specified probability
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If there were competing models, I model-averaged over the models in the 95% model confidence set (Symonds and Moussalli 2011).
1] =21 observations to estimate the parameter [theta] and to compute the 95% confidence set based on the likelihood ratio test.
India's economy is doing better than its peers, with recent policy reforms and improved business confidence set to boost growth to 7.
The self-belief and confidence set him apart from the other young players I saw at United a couple of years ago and even though he is playing at a higher level now, he has the same mentality.
20 December 2012 - The 2013 outlook for Latin American corporates is stable to mildly positive, as low unemployment, rising wages, modest inflation, and improving consumer confidence set the stage for upgrades to marginally outpace downgrades, according to a new report from US ratings agency Fitch Ratings.
A difference in probability of detection between species was supported by five of the seven models comprising the 95% confidence set (Table 1).
The combination of December sales, reduced inventory and consumer confidence set a positive tone at SHOT Show 2010 in January.
We also used model-averaging to derive parameter estimates of continuous variables (denoted as [theta] [+ or -] SE) and associated variances and confidence limits from a 90% confidence set of candidate models (Burnham and Anderson, 2002).
Abstract: The paper introduces the model confidence set (MCS) and applies it to the selection of forecasting models.