fiducial inference


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fiducial inference

[fə¦dü·shəl ‚in·tər′fir·əns]
(statistics)
A type of inference whose purpose is to make probabilistic statements about values of unknown parameters; based on the distribution of population values about which the inference is to be made.
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Iyer, Uncertainty analysis for vector measurands using fiducial inference, Metrologia 43, 486-94 (2006).

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