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interpret for someone

to translate speech in a foreign language for someone. (Interpreting is done in real time.) Nina interpreted for Michael, since he understood very little Russian. Is there someone who can interpret for me?
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interpret something as something

to assume that something means something. Don't interpret what I just said as criticism. It will be interpreted as criticism no matter what you say.
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interpret something for someone

1. to translate a foreign language for someone. (Interpreting is done in real time.) Couldyou interpret the ambassador's address for me? Nina interpreted the director's greetings for the visitors.
2. to explain something unclear to someone. Let me interpret the instructions for you. The instructions have been interpreted for me by the manager.
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Interpretability is the degree to which the decision-making logic of an algorithm is comprehensible to humans (Lisboa, 2013).
For the purposes of this analysis, a low number of rules with few attributes is preferred in order to ease the interpretability of the results.
102) See Zarsky, supra note 8, at 1520 ("Mandating interpretability might render the process less complex and therefore less accurate.
Neither can the [tau]--features on T be held as the ones driving V-to-T movement, since the cited [tau]--features are interpretable on T itself: given the biconditional between feature valuation and feature interpretability postulated in Chomsky (2001) (see immediately above in this section), only uninterpretable features can act as a Probe.
739 PCA Oblique Authors Extraction rule Factors Folkman & Lazarus Interpretability 6(8) * Vitaliano et al.
The independent variables were measured on a 4-point Likert scale and the scales were reduced from four categories to two categories for ease of interpretability.
Ross presents nine research challenges for digital preservation that need more detailed focus and understanding: restoration, conservation, collection and repository management, risk management as preservation, functionality and interpretability, interoperability, automation in preservation, contextualization, and storage technologies and methods.
These complementary interpretation criteria include: the factor loadings of variables; the percentage of variance accounted for by the components; and the interpretability of the resulting factors.
A cluster analysis was first performed on the raw data (Hofmans & Mullet, 2013), and a three-cluster solution was chosen on the basis of interpretability of findings.
16) Additionally, aggressively manipulating a biopsy sample while extracting it or placing it in formalin can cause "crush" artifact, which can limit interpretability (FIGURE 5).
Pursuant to the upgrade, the latest in multi-spectral technology will increase the spectral resolution and image interpretability over the baseline system that presently provides the longest range on the National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS), extending the NIIRS range of the Department of Defense (DoD) Airborne intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (ISR) inventory.
Interpretability rests partly on a scholar's ingenuity, yet as Paula Sperdakos shows in her investigation of Ida Van Courtland's early life, a good story is not necessarily a true story.
An inspection of the Cattel's Scree plot and also of the item's content/ interpretability led us to select a two factors structure that explained 41.
The investigators performed the meta-analysis because recent reports have raised concerns that these agents may raise cardiovascular risks They used a statistical technique known as network meta-analysis to examine both direct, head-to-head comparison studies and indirect evidence, "thus increasing the power and interpretability of a comparative analysis.