**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

**linear regression** — tiesinė regresija statusas T sritis biomedicinos mokslai apibrėžtis ↑Regresijos rūšis, rodanti, kad priklausomo ↑kintamojo vidutinės reikšmės kinta proporcingai, lyginant su nepriklausomais kintamaisiais. Priklausomo kintamojo vidutinių reikšmių… … Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

**linear regression analysis** — Statistics. regression analysis in which the dependent variable is assumed to be linearly related to the independent variable or variables. Also called linear regression. * * * … Universalium

**linear regression analysis** — Statistics. regression analysis in which the dependent variable is assumed to be linearly related to the independent variable or variables. Also called linear regression … Useful english dictionary

**linear regression** — noun the relation between variables when the regression equation is linear: e.g., y = ax + b • Syn: ↑rectilinear regression • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑regression, ↑simple regression, ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**linear regression** — the statistical procedure for fitting a straight regression line to observed data, usually by minimizing the sum of the squared deviations of the observed values of the dependent variable from the regression line (least squares regression) … Medical dictionary

**linear regression** — See regression … Dictionary of sociology

**linear regression** — simple regression, finding a direct equation that fulfills or approaches the results of a sample in order to find simple variables that explain the result of the sample … English contemporary dictionary

**linear regression** — noun Date: 1958 the process of finding a straight line (as by least squares) that best approximates a set of points on a graph … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Linear regression** — A statistical technique for fitting a straight line to a set of data points. The New York Times Financial Glossary … Financial and business terms

**linear regression** — A statistical technique for fitting a straight line to a set of data points. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms