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noun as in reversion

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To explain Olympic cost blowouts, the researchers said overruns did not, over time, undergo a “regression to the mean” — the statistical phenomenon that looks at the impact of repeat events on outcomes.

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We derive the distribution of outcome relationships by performing an XGBoost regression.

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Our modeling process utilizes an ensemble technique, incorporating various algorithms and variable subsets, including logistic regression, random forest, XGBoost and elastic net to forecast elections.

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We actually need to create barriers to regression to the status quo.

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The rigid method, which is the most accurate historically, receives the majority of the weight, followed by the demographic regression and then the regional regression.

Of course this absurd historical regression is just theatrical cover for EYUR's real intentions, which were purely reactive.

In the academy, there is no truth without a statistical regression.

Worst of all, they elide the obvious point that all revolts fluctuate between periods of progress and regression.

In an idea-deprived fashion world, punk has become just the latest way station in an infinite retro-regression.

Our R2 regression shows that about 1.8 percent of the variation in voting is explained by county median income.

He was thinking: yesterday wasted—covert regression, myself included—no more of that!

Few of these groups or communities that are classed as "savage" show no traces of regression from a more advanced cultural stage.

War is a reaction, a regression, but still it is something more than a mere slipping of the machinery of life.

Rapid change invariably betokens regression—descent being vastly easier and swifter in movement than ascent is.

Even if we could achieve this feat of regression, we could not reach by this means a God distinct from the universe.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to regression, such as: backsliding, relapse, atavism, lapse, retrogression, and reverting.

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