curvilinear regression


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Noun1.curvilinear regression - the relation between variables when the regression equation is nonlinear (quadratic or higher order)
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
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)
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Although it is known that ART / IVF miscarriage rate increases with advancing age, the recent study showed that miscarriage rate is higher not only in older but also in very young women, albeit to a lesser extent, with miscarriage rate declining steadily to age 28 and increasing steadily thereafter in a u-shaped curvilinear regression. "What that means is that," Dr.
To predict the chicken age, a curvilinear regression was fitted using the following equation
The discovery of the precise relation between two or more variables is a problem of curve fitting known as 'non-linear' or 'curvilinear regression' and the fitting of a straight line to data is the simplest case of this general principle.