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extrapolation

 [ek-strap″o-la´shun]
inference of one or more unknown values on the basis of that which is known or has been observed; usually applied to estimation beyond the upper and lower ranges of observed data as opposed to interpolation between data points.

extrapolation

/ex·trap·o·la·tion/ (ek-strap″ah-la´shun) inference of a value on the basis of that which is known or has been observed.

extrapolation

the estimation of a value beyond a given series, for example, the extension of the line of a graph beyond the calculated points.

extrapolation

inference of a value on the basis of that which is known or has been observed; usually applied to estimation beyond the range of observed data as opposed to interpolation between data points.
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Besides improving cross-species extrapolation, the EGP will enable "the design of epidemiological approaches that allow us to identify more subtle effects and therefore identify either susceptibilities or adverse impacts much earlier and much more quickly than we might have," Farland says.
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In justifying its regulations, HHS said they were a natural extrapolation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination against the handicapped by institutions or programs receiving federal funds.
A powerful and popular numerical procedure, Richardson extrapolation can improve the performance of computer programs that handle large time-dependent scientific and engineering problems, say Zlatev and colleagues, and scientists and engineers often use it in their treatment of advanced large-scale mathematical models of various phenomena.
The strategy document encourages medicine developers to make better use of: extrapolation of available clinical data, including through appropriate modelling and simulation techniques, to predict how a medicine may work in children and adolescents on the basis of studies conducted in adults or other paediatric populations; the possibility to test the safety and efficacy of medicines developed by different companies in one single trial, so-called multi-arm, multi-company clinical trials.
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2011) appears consistent with the intent of the POD to characterize "the beginning of extrapolation to lower doses" [U.
The polynomial interpolation and extrapolation methods [3-12,19], the rational polynomial approaches [13-18,20], and other techniques [21-27] have been proposed for fast generating the MoM matrices, the current distributions, and the radar-cross-section (RCS) results over a frequency band.