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# multiple linear regression

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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• Multiple Linear Regression - MLR — A statistical technique that uses several explanatory variables to predict the outcome of a response variable. The goal of multiple linear regression (MLR) is to model the relationship between the explanatory and response variables. The model for …   Investment dictionary

• Linear regression — Example of simple linear regression, which has one independent variable In statistics, linear regression is an approach to modeling the relationship between a scalar variable y and one or more explanatory variables denoted X. The case of one… …   Wikipedia

• Bayesian linear regression — In statistics, Bayesian linear regression is a Bayesian alternative to the more well known ordinary least squares linear regression.Consider standard linear regression problem, where we specify the conditional density of y, given x, predictor… …   Wikipedia

• Simple linear regression — A simple linear regression is a linear regression in which there is only one covariate (predictor variable). Simple linear regression is a form of multiple regression. Simple linear regression is used in situations to evaluate the linear… …   Wikipedia

• 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

• Regression analysis — In statistics, regression analysis is a collective name for techniques for the modeling and analysis of numerical data consisting of values of a dependent variable (response variable) and of one or more independent variables (explanatory… …   Wikipedia

• Regression dilution — is a statistical phenomenon also known as attenuation . Consider fitting a straight line for the relationship of an outcome variable y to a predictor variable x, and estimating the gradient (slope) of the line. Statistical variability,… …   Wikipedia

• Multiple comparisons — In statistics, the multiple comparisons or multiple testing problem occurs when one considers a set of statistical inferences simultaneously.[1] Errors in inference, including confidence intervals that fail to include their corresponding… …   Wikipedia

• Multiple correlation — In statistics, multiple correlation is a linear relationship among more than two variables. It is measured by the coefficient of multiple determination, denoted as R2, which is a measure of the fit of a linear regression. A regression s R2 falls… …   Wikipedia

• Regression — A statistical measure that attempts to determine the strength of the relationship between one dependent variable (usually denoted by Y) and a series of other changing variables (known as independent variables). The two basic types of regression… …   Investment dictionary