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confidence interval Syllabification: con·fi·dence in·ter·val
Pronunciation: /ˈkänfəd(ə)ns ˈin(t)ərvəl/

Definition of confidence interval in English:


A range of values so defined that there is a specified probability that the value of a parameter lies within it.
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, the confidence interval of the parameters and the correlation among them were both very low, indicating stability of the estimations.
  • The confidence interval of fit parameters was either determined from the covariance matrix or by F-test analysis.
  • The confidence interval was defined as a drop of 1 in the LOD score.
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