extrapolation


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(mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values

an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations

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Those data "suggest the need to reconsider the validity of the linear extrapolation," the researchers say.
and based on published studies, empirical observations, extrapolation from related observations, and/or scientific theory.
To ensure in-depth characterization of HDMI source devices, the Infiniium oscilloscope software (N5399A) provides an industry-first integrated equalizer, as well as jitter-separation capabilities for accurate total-jitter extrapolation.
The genome data will help understand responses to environmental toxicants and allow for more accurate extrapolation of experimental animal responses to human populations, Farland says.
By extrapolation, Kormendy and Freeman argue that galaxies with too few stars to be seen at all have even higher densities of dark matter and may be the most populous.
All market forecasts are based on statistical forecasting techniques based on historic performance (linear extrapolation of the market size, based on the five-year historical growth).
high-to low-dose extrapolation, animal-to-human extrapolation, extrapolation between ecologic receptor populations (e.
Eventually, backwards extrapolation from the minimal gene set may lead close to the origin of life itself," Mushegian and Koonin write.
Examples of relevant disciplines for this PA include any aspect of human cancer prevention (modifiable risk factors, new animal models and extrapolation of these models to human cancer, genetic predisposition to cancer and detection of precursor lesions, chemoprevention trials in human populations, and behavioral research and behavioral intervention trials in cancer prevention), epidemiology (biochemical, genetic, and molecular), biostatistics, human cancer genetics, clinical oncology, human nutrition, behavioral and social sciences, health promotion, health services and health policy research, and medical decision analysis, survivorship, and quality of life as they relate to cancer.
The problem in this business always is extrapolation," says Butler.
Examples of relevant disciplines for this program announcement (PA) include any aspect of human cancer prevention (modifiable risk factors, new animal models and extrapolation of these models to human cancer, genetic predisposition to cancer and detection of precursor lesions, chemo-prevention trials in human Populations, and behavioral research and behavioral intervention trials in cancer prevention), epidemiology (biochemical, genetic, and molecular), biostatistics, human cancer genetics, clinical oncology, human nutrition, behavioral and social sciences, health promotion, health services and health policy, research, and medical decision analysis, survivorship, and quality of life as they relate to cancer.
However, in preparing the report the authors often faced the problem of information that was incomplete or incompatible for extrapolation from one region to another.
The uncertainties are tremendous in this, business, and extrapolation is one of the least capable means of prediction, I would think," Christ says.
While it's tempting to rule out Chinese food for breakfast, extrapolation to humans is difficult because experimental doses were more than 50 times those one might expect from a meal, and because MSG -- when not injected -- is largely detoxified in the digestive tract.
The SDIO statement terms this the "most disappointing chapter" in the report, and says the OTA conclusions on this pointare "primarily based on extrapolation from past experience as opposed to the potential of newer technologies becoming available.