inductive statistics


noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of statistics dealing with conclusions, generalizations, predictions, and estimations based on data from samples.

Nearby words

  1. induction motor,
  2. induction period,
  3. inductive,
  4. inductive coupling,
  5. inductive reactance,
  6. inductively,
  7. inductor,
  8. inductothermy,
  9. indue,
  10. indulge

Also called inferential statistics.

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