Origin of regression
OTHER WORDS FROM regressionnon·re·gres·sion, noun
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How to use regression in a sentence
To explain Olympic cost blowouts, the researchers said overruns did not, over time, undergo a “regression to the mean” — the statistical phenomenon that looks at the impact of repeat events on outcomes.
Our modeling process utilizes an ensemble technique, incorporating various algorithms and variable subsets, including logistic regression, random forest, XGBoost and elastic net to forecast elections.
We derive the distribution of outcome relationships by performing an XGBoost regression.
We actually need to create barriers to regression to the status quo.COVID-19 has spurred rapid transformation in health care. Let’s make sure it stays that way|jakemeth|August 20, 2020|Fortune
The rigid method, which is the most accurate historically, receives the majority of the weight, followed by the demographic regression and then the regional regression.How FiveThirtyEight’s 2020 Presidential Forecast Works — And What’s Different Because Of COVID-19|Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Of course this absurd historical regression is just theatrical cover for EYUR's real intentions, which were purely reactive.Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire|Oleg Shynkarenko|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the academy, there is no truth without a statistical regression.Why Money Is the Root of All That’s Wrong With Washington|Lawrence Lessig|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Worst of all, they elide the obvious point that all revolts fluctuate between periods of progress and regression.
In an idea-deprived fashion world, punk has become just the latest way station in an infinite retro-regression.
Our R2 regression shows that about 1.8 percent of the variation in voting is explained by county median income.Why the Republican Party’s Narrative on Income and Voting Failed|Alex Klein|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was thinking: yesterday wasted—covert regression, myself included—no more of that!We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
Few of these groups or communities that are classed as "savage" show no traces of regression from a more advanced cultural stage.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen
War is a reaction, a regression, but still it is something more than a mere slipping of the machinery of life.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
Rapid change invariably betokens regression—descent being vastly easier and swifter in movement than ascent is.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
Even if we could achieve this feat of regression, we could not reach by this means a God distinct from the universe.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
British Dictionary definitions for regression
- the analysis or measure of the association between one variable (the dependent variable) and one or more other variables (the independent variables), usually formulated in an equation in which the independent variables have parametric coefficients, which may enable future values of the dependent variable to be predicted
- (as modifer)regression curve