point estimation
noun Date: 1962 estimation in which a single value is assigned to a parameter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • point estimation — Statistics. the process of determining a single estimated value (point estimate) of a parameter of a given population. Cf. interval estimation. [1960 65] * * * ▪ statistics       in statistics, the process of finding an approximate value of some… …   Universalium

  • point estimation — noun : estimation in which a single value is assigned to a parameter * * * Statistics. the process of determining a single estimated value (point estimate) of a parameter of a given population. Cf. interval estimation. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

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