linear regression

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08:55 Dec 9, 2009
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics
English term or phrase: linear regression
Definition from Department of Statistics - Yale University:
Linear regression attempts to model the relationship between two variables by fitting a linear equation to observed data. One variable is considered to be an explanatory variable, and the other is considered to be a dependent variable.

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4lineær regresjon
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lineær regresjon

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Innenfor matematikken betyr lineær regresjon at man ønsker å finne den lineære funksjonen hvis kurve/graf passer best med innsamlede data, som inneholder en eller annen statistisk feilkilde også kalt residual

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  • Lineær regresjon brukes for å analysere avhengige variable på intervallnivå. - uio  
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