HyperDic: degree_of_freedom

English > 2 senses of the expression degree of freedom:
NOUNcognitiondegree of freedom(statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution
cognitiondegree of freedomone of the minimum number of parameters needed to describe the state of a physical system
English > degree of freedom: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution.
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broadervariable, variable quantityA quantity that can assume any of a set of values
Spanishgrado de libertad
English > degree of freedom: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningOne of the minimum number of parameters needed to describe the state of a physical system.
Broaderparameter, parametric quantityA constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves

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