# linear regression

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 Noun 1 linear regression - the relation between variables when the regression equation is linear: e.g., y = ax + brectilinear regressionstatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parametersregression 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 coefficient - when the regression line is linear (y = ax + b) the regression coefficient is the constant (a) that represents the rate of change of one variable (y) as a function of changes in the other (x); it is the slope of the regression line
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NOBLELIGHT is helping in the production line fitting of sound-deadening pads to the Jaguar F-TYPE at Jaguar Land Rover's manufacturing site at Castle Bromwich.
A custom-built, fast response medium wave (FRMW) infra-red heating system from Heraeus Noblelight is helping in the production line fitting of sound-deadening pads to the Jaguar F-TYPE at Jaguar Land Rover's manufacturing site at Castle Bromwich.
Line extraction algorithms are typically characterized by two steps, namely, segmentation and line fitting. The former identifies the number of potential lines and associates the measured points to each candidate, while the latter allows extracting the line parameters from the aggregates of points.
The aluminum fuel line fitting will be replaced by a stainless steel version.
In particular, a combination of double-combined Fourier transform (DCFT) and subsequent envelope line fitting is proposed as a feature set such that the pattern of the feature envelope between speech and nonspeech regions becomes more distinguishable, yielding more stable detection results.
The fuel line from the fuel strainer to the carburetor was disconnected at the carburetor and threads inside the fuel line fitting connect it to the carburetor exhibited corrosion and fretting.
Spacewalkers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dysonon attempted to repair the equipment on Saturday but their attempt was thwarted by a stubborn ammonia line fitting.
It's not difficult to imagine the Volvo line fitting in with the folks at Riverside Motors or the Parker Cos.

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