from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An analysis of the variation in the outcomes of an experiment to assess the contribution of each variable to the variation.
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- n. A collection of statistical models, and their associated procedures, in which the observed variance is partitioned into components due to different explanatory variables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a statistical technique by which the results of an observation or experiment are analyzed to determine the relative contributions of the different possible causative factors or variables to the outcome. Abbreviated ANOVA.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables
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