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ESTIMATING EQUATION

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French Equivalent: Équation estimante

Definition:
An equation involving observed quantities and an unknown which serves to estimate the latter; one of a set of such equations involving several unknowns.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, February 26, 2004