the correlation of an ordered series of observations with the same series displaced by the same number of terms.
the condition occurring when successive items in a series are correlated so that their covariance is not zero and they are not independent Also called serial correlation
government in which one person has uncontrolled or unlimited authority over others; the government or power of an absolute monarch. a nation, state, or community ruled by an autocrat. unlimited authority, power, or influence of one person in any group. Contemporary Examples When asked about the transition from autocracy in other Middle Eastern countries, Marzouki […]
an absolute ruler, especially a monarch who holds and exercises the powers of government as by inherent right, not subject to restrictions. a person invested with or claiming to exercise absolute authority. a person who behaves in an authoritarian manner; a domineering person. Contemporary Examples Nothing humbles an autocrat quite like the need to grub […]
pertaining to or of the nature of autocracy or of an autocrat; absolute: autocratic government. like an autocrat; tyrannical; despotic; domineering: autocratic behavior; an autocratic person. Contemporary Examples In October of 2011, Libya was finally freed from autocratic rule after 42 years of oppression under the dictator Muammar Gaddafi. How Goldman Sachs Rescued Libya Joshua […]
- Autocrine hypothesis
autocrine hypothesis autocrine hypothesis n. The hypothesis that tumor cells containing viral oncogenes may have encoded a growth factor normally produced by other cell types and thereby produce the factor autonomously, leading to uncontrolled proliferation.