inferential statistics


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inferential statistics

n
(Statistics) (functioning as singular) another name for statistical inference
Translations
statistica inferenziale
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Proposers will be comfortable with the following tools: econometrics, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, trend analysis, modelling, meta-data, all tools as they pertain to educational policy.
Several authors have discussed ongoing challenges with small sample sizes in between-groups zoological research and have cautioned against the inappropriate use of inferential statistics (Shepherdson, 2003, International Zoo Yearbook, 38, 118-124; Shepherdson, Lewis, Carlstead, et al.
In addition, prior to carrying the inferential statistics normality tests were conducted as means of ensuring that required assumptions for carrying out normality tests were not violated.
Inferential statistics is a form of induction moving from a random sample to a population.
Table 7 presents the descriptive and inferential statistics regarding the use of magazines and journals by schools.
The inferential statistics can resolve the contradiction whether or not the observed results are due to chance caused by uncontrollable random variables or not-by chance predicting repeatable effect using the laws of probability.
Although the experimental results can be simply analysed with descriptive statistics, involving inferential statistics may enrich the value of findings.
The obtained data were tabulated, analysed and interpreted by using descriptive as well as inferential statistics.
In inferential statistics, specifically in hypothesis testing, there are two contending hypotheses: the null hypothesis (H0) and the alternative hypothesis (), in which the objective is to gather evidence through sampling that would either support or reject one of the hypotheses.
15] However, publication bias is primarily a problem of selective publication unrelated to the use of the p-value; the selective reporting of positive studies can also occur when other inferential statistics such as the Bayesian critical interval are used to test the null and alternative hypotheses.
Additional research is needed to substantiate findings among matched cohorts, using inferential statistics, before definitive practice recommendations can be made.