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- Alternative hypothesis
- Binary logistic regression
- Binary variables
- Categorical variables
- Attribute variables
- Qualitative variables
- Confidence interval of the prediction
- Continuous variables
- Correlation
- Pearson product moment correlation
- Spearman rank-order correlation
- Effect
- Unbiased estimator
- Biased estimator
- Estimator
- Factors
- Fitted line plots
- Fitted values
- Predicted values
- Random factors
- Fixed and Random factors
- Hypothesis tests
- Statistical inference
- Inferential statistics
- Mode
- Nominal logistic regression
- Nominal variables
- Ordinal logistic regression
- Ordinary least squares
- OLS
- Linear least squares
- Outliers
- P-value
- Parameter
- Poisson variables
- Population
- Prediction intervals
- PI
- R-squared
- Coefficient of determination
- Regression analysis
- Coefficients
- Regression coefficients
- Reliability
- Residuals
- Sample
- Significance level
- Alpha
- Standard error of the regression
- Standardization
- Standard scores
- Statistics
- Type I error
- Type II error
- Validity