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Definition 1: 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) - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for regression toward the mean in the sense of this definition

(regression toward the mean is a kind of ...) a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statistic

(... is a kind of regression toward the mean ) the relation between variables when the regression equation is linear: e.g., y = ax + b

(... is a kind of regression toward the mean ) the relation between variables when the regression equation is nonlinear (quadratic or higher order)

(... is part of regression toward the mean) the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another

(regression toward the mean belongs to category ...) a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

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