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Parameter Regression

  1. Feb 25, 2012 #1
    What is a parameter regression in modeling?
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  3. Feb 26, 2012 #2

    Stephen Tashi

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    That terminology is not specific enough to identify a particular technique in mathematics. If you saw it mentioned in some context, you should explain the situation.
  4. Feb 27, 2012 #3
    It was used in the context of using engineering models/correlations based on experimental data: After obtaining an analytically derived mathematical model for a simpler system to use the regressed parameters to make more accurate predictions for more complex systems.
    I tried googling it but in vain:(
  5. Feb 27, 2012 #4
    They mean exactly what they said: do regression and then use the model to make predictions for a more complex system. Wikipedia has a good article on regression.
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