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in·fer·ence

(in'fĕr-ens),
The logical process of passing from observations and axioms to generalizations; in statistics, the development of generalizations from sample data, usually with calculated degrees of uncertainty.

inference

(in′f(ĕ-)rĕns)
A conclusion drawn by a logical analysis of the available evidence.

inference

a conclusion about a population derived from a sample of the population.
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One of the reasons why a logical inference chain is by no means applicable to drug interchangeability rules is because while G is sufficiently bioequivalent to REF, bioequivalence between EQ and REF remains unproven.
In addition, this system can perform a more complicated logical inference by using definition sentences, and performing the inference repeatedly.
However, consistency requires that conditional probabilities express logical inferences not physical influences.
These areas of personal growth are: the arts, creative thinking, making logical inferences based on assumptions, independent learning, setting personal goals, self-reliance, exercising initiative, persistence, and tolerating other points of view.
Again, it is difficult to make a logical inference as to what capability would merit a COG to be defined as such.
The book is for logicians and mathematicians working with the theory of classification and models of logical inference.
2008), "Musical Meaning and Logical Inference from the Perspective of Peircean Pragmatism," Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Thessaloniki, July 3-6.
An inference engine has two functions for practical applications: logical inference and inference-guiding.
Allowing this matter to go to the jury would invite rank speculation and surmise over logical inference and evidence.
Based on the above characterization of queries, they may be classified into three levels as in (Eakins, 1996), (Eakins, 1998): (i) Level 1 comprises retrieval by primitive features (color, texture, shape, spatial location of image elements or by a combination of some of these primitive features); (ii) Level 2 comprises retrieval by logical features involving some degree of logical inference about the identity of the objects from an image; (iii) Level 3 comprises retrieval by abstract attributes involving a significant amount of high-level reasoning about the meaning and purpose of the objects or scenes from an image.
A logical inference is that the current financial climate is to blame for this dilemma.
And the graph above shows, the country's consumers are participating in the growth and a logical inference from the graph is that the quality of life of the average Russian consumer is improving.

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