Definition of Regression:« Back to Glossary Index
The relationship between the mean value of a random variable and the corresponding values of one or more independent variables.
A model for predicting one variable from another.
A statistical analysis assessing the association between two variables.
Regression analysis is a method of analysis that enables you to quantify the relationship between two or more variables (X) and (Y) by fitting a line or plane through all the points such that they are evenly distributed about the line or plane.« Back to Dictionary Index