(SAS) A statistical and matrix handling language with PL/I-like syntax.
[“A User’s Guide to SAS”, A.J. Barr, SAS Inst 1976].
- Statistical dependence
noun 1. a condition in which two random variables are not independent. X and Y are positively dependent if the conditional probability, P(X|Y), of X given Y is greater than the probability, P(X), of X, or equivalently if P(X&Y) >P(X).P(Y). They are negatively dependent if the inequalities are reversed
noun, Statistics. 1. the condition or state of events or values of being statistically independent.
- Statistical inference
noun 1. the theory, methods, and practice of forming judgments about the parameters of a population, usually on the basis of random sampling Also called inferential statistics Compare hypothesis testing
adjective 1. of, pertaining to, consisting of, or based on statistics. statistically /stəˈtɪstɪkəlɪ; -klɪ/ adverb 1. in terms of or according to statistics adjective 1. of or relating to statistics