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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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If a cognitive state c is not inferentially integrated, then c is not a propositional attitude.
The defender of the linear view only needs to claim that support from a foundational belief is necessary for an inferentially justified belief to be justified.
Inferentially, the word was used to mandate the formal character of the interchange that was to take place.
It came in as inferentially probative:[1] as to D's defenses of self-defense and provocation; and [2] as context for the continual marital strife leading up to the killing of V.
Data were analyzed in two steps clinically, descriptively and inferentially using SPSS version 14, first for entire population and second by breaking this population into two sub ethnicities having no consanguinity in them.
This contrast was presented as a paradigm that inferentially would serve to control physician fiscal comportment.
As a general proposition, the intellectual community became a handmaiden for the high-wage doctrine, and, inferentially, for the labor movement.
There is a certain implied consonance among one set of textual features that is not the property of either G or R and thus, inferentially, might represent features of their common source.
Morris Dickstein's Dancing in the Dark is not exactly the syncretic 'Cultural History of the Great Depression' that its subtitle promises--at best, the book treats inferentially the broad political and social trends of that desperate, crucial era.
under the account proposed here, discourse-old information includes not only that which has been explicitly evoked in the prior discourse, but in fact all information that is inferentially related to the prior discourse.
30) Absent direct evidence of copying, these requirements may be determined inferentially, if it can be shown that the defendant had access and "that the allegedly infringing work is substantially similar to the copyrighted work".
Yet the all-white prejudiced jury in Mississippi punished him for being brown and, inferentially, for being from Chicago, a city viciously attacked for its own racial injustices in the Mississippi press of 1955-1956 (Lynching 59-60).