Definition of sample space in English:

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sample space

noun

Statistics
The range of values of a random variable.
Example sentences
  • Compositional data were returned to a sample space suitable for conventional statistics through the use of additive log-ratio transformations.
  • A problem with this test is to define an order in the sample space to calculate the p value.
  • The probability of finding a table with the same marginal totals that has a test statistic equal to or more extreme than the observed table was estimated using the Markov chain to efficiently explore the sample space.

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Syllabification: sam·ple space

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