learning curve

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learning curve

a graphic presentation of the effects of a specified method of teaching or training on the ability of a subject to learn, as shown by improved performance in a particular task.

learning curve

A negative deviation in a desired or anticipated outcome or result, which rises toward a (desired) norm as experience with the activity of interest accumulates.

learning curve

The effect of learning or practice on the performance of an intellectual or physical task. The term describes the acquisition of competence with experience, time, and training.
See also: curve