statistical method

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Noun1.statistical method - a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statistic
method - 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 parameters
least 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 curve
multivariate analysis - a generic term for any statistical technique used to analyze data from more than one variable
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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Each chapter starts with an explanation of the theory with well-chosen examples explaining the statistical method. Most of the examples use simplified real-world datasets and sometimes hypothetical datasets with a few exceptions.
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.
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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. Seven of the chapters are written by scholars who helped to develop the techniques they discuss: McCollam (Chapter 2), Lunz and Linacre (Chapter 3), Zenios (coauthor of Chapter 5), Hershberger (Chapter 8), Rigdon (Chapter 9), Chin (Chapter 10), and Wood (Chapter 13).
John Edwards defies logic, common sense and statistical method in his attempt to recover the "lost women" not reflected in figures of accusations brought to the Inquisition in Soria between 1486 and 1502.

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