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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.
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Geurts, "Inferring regulatory networks from expression data using tree-based methods," PLoS ONE, vol.
Step 2: inferring regulatory relationship among genes within the window as indicated by arrows.
In this work, inferring educational background by J-measure takes not only the most popular educational background among a user's friends but also living place and gender into consideration.
We also found that gender has little influence on inferring educational background in this example.
This number is manageable for us to manually verify the correct rates of the inference given our limited human resources, and has been able to demonstrate the feasibility of inferring private personal information from the user interactions.
The correct rate of inferring birthdays is 85.5% (see Section 4.3.1).
The learned judge created a source of confusion by stating: "The criminal culpability lies in participating in the venture with that foresight." (424) This suggests that foresight is a substantive fault requirement, rather than mere evidence for inferring conditional intention.
An inference of authorization is just another way of inferring that the defendant knew what was planned as an option and agreed to be involved in it and thus provided encouragement by her act of authorization.
The process of inferring intention from outward acts was at one time expounded in the Latin maxim: acta exteriora indicant interiora secreta (469) (outward acts indicate the thoughts hidden within).