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actuarial prediction

actuarial prediction  

Any prediction of behaviour based on purely statistical information and not subjective judgement. It is characterized by mechanical processing of information, leading to probabilities representing ...
bootstrapping

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James Bogen

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
106 words
An anti-holist account of theory-testing designed to show how evidence can count for or against a single hypothesis instead of the entire theory it belongs to. Bootstrapping construes the ... More
linear model

linear model  

A mathematical model represented by a linear equation of the form Y = b1X1 + b2X2 + … + bnXn, or by a system of such linear equations. The relationship between the variables in a linear equation is a ...

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