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draw an inference

To come to or infer a conclusion from or regarding the information with which one is presented. If we look at the data across all demographics in the country, we can draw an inference as to the effect this policy has had. I invite the public to draw an inference from the televised debates as to who is truly better able to lead the country.
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draw an inference

Conclude, as in From his wording, we can draw the inference that he disapproves. This idiom is a long-winded way of saying infer. [Late 1600s]
See also: draw
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This textbook for a one-year course in introductory probability and statistical inference assumes no previous background in probability or statistics; however, a previous precalculus course is helpful.
However, because we did not personally observe the actions, nor verify the validity of the media claims, our conclusions about the athlete may merely be a misguided inference.
Statistical inference is one of the big ideas in statistics, but formal applications of inference (hypothesis testing, parameter estimation) are highly complex and usually not taught until university.
The Arnhem-based Human Inference has evolved in recent years from delivering data quality solutions to a provider of master data management solutions for customer databases.
A trust chain from trustor to trustee would be found first from the direct trust network, and there exists two kinds of trust inference model to compute the indirect trust.
Results indicated faster naming times for the high working memory capacity participants at both time delays in the high causal sufficiency condition, and no differences indicating that low working memory capacity participants had made the predictive inference in any of the conditions.
Different patterns of inference should be understood as corresponding to different sorts of norms or pro-attitudes" (pp.
of Hyderabad, India), but he looks instead at the statistical inference for stochastic processes, modeled by stochastic differential equations driven by fractional Brownian motion, which he calls fractional diffusion processes.
Inference Data will join DOAR's Discovery Consulting division.
Doar Litigation Consulting (DOAR), a litigation services company, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Inference Data, a provider of analytics and electronic discover software.
2) In order to issue such an adverse inference instruction, some courts require a showing of bad faith or intentionality, while others require only negligence.
Inference Locking--If you want to maintain an inference, like staying on axis, while drawing or moving, hold down the Shift key.
Despite the richness of the literature related to inferences, the topic still attracts the attention of the researchers since inference generation is multi-dimensional in nature.
He developed in great depth an approach to uncertain inference founded on the use of interval-valued evidential probabilities, and on a probabilistic principle of acceptance.
The jury was thus invited to draw an inference that a man with a "fragrant wife" would not have sex with a prostitute.