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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.
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inference

(in′f(ĕ-)rĕns)
A conclusion drawn by a logical analysis of the available evidence.
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Spontaneous trait inferences (STIs) occur when an individual is attending to another person's behavior and this produces trait inferences in the absence of explicit intention to infer traits or form an impression of that person (Uleman, Saribay, & Gonzalez, 2008).
In 2017, the newspaper The Australian published an article, based on a leaked document from Facebook, revealing that the company had told advertisers that it could predict when younger users, including teenagers, were feeling "insecure," "worthless" or otherwise in need of a "confidence boost." Facebook was apparently able to draw these inferences by monitoring photos, posts and other social media data.
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The second step is to independently consider the reasonable inferences that can be drawn from the circumstances proved, with no deference to the jury's reasonable inferences.
He covers introduction and descriptive statistics; probability and the foundations of inferential statistics; making inferences about one or two variables; making inferences about the variability of two or more means; and making inferences about patterns, frequencies, and ordinal data.
Before Tackett, the Sixth Circuit applied a series of Yard-Man inferences, stemming from its decision in International Union, United Auto, Aerospace, & Agricultural Implement Workers of Am.
Myriad X is the world's first system-on-chip (SOC) shipping with a dedicated neural compute engine for accelerating deep learning inferences at the edge.
The purpose of this study is to investigate if learning to make inferences can increase mastery goals, self-esteem and comprehension.
Experiment 2c also sought to ensure that the anti-inference bias was not a product of the subjects' inability to draw simple, straightforward inferences. To that end, we added a simple inferential question.
In this process, this system performs inferences based on "knowledge sentences" and "definition sentences".