**regression** — regression, regression analysis A term used originally to describe the fact that if, for example, parents and children s weights are measured, the children s weights tend to be closer to the average than are those of their parents: unusually… … Dictionary of sociology

**Robust statistics** — provides an alternative approach to classical statistical methods. The motivation is to produce estimators that are not unduly affected by small departures from model assumptions. Contents 1 Introduction 2 Examples of robust and non robust… … Wikipedia

**TM-Sidhi program** — The TM Sidhi program is a form of meditation introduced by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1975. It is based on, and described as a natural extension of the Transcendental Meditation technique (TM).[1][2] The purpose of the TM Sidhi program is to… … Wikipedia

**Robust regression** — In robust statistics, robust regression is a form of regression analysis designed to circumvent some limitations of traditional parametric and non parametric methods. Regression analysis seeks to find the effect of one or more independent… … Wikipedia

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**Cochran's C test** — In statistics, Cochran s C test [1], named after William G. Cochran, is a one sided upper limit variance outlier test. The C test is used to decide if a single estimate of a variance (or a standard deviation) is significantly larger than a group… … Wikipedia

**Descriptive statistics** — quantitatively describe the main features of a collection of data.[1] Descriptive statistics are distinguished from inferential statistics (or inductive statistics), in that descriptive statistics aim to summarize a data set, rather than use the… … Wikipedia

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**Data mining** — Not to be confused with analytics, information extraction, or data analysis. Data mining (the analysis step of the knowledge discovery in databases process,[1] or KDD), a relatively young and interdisciplinary field of computer science[2][3] is… … Wikipedia