population multiple linear regression equation

population multiple linear regression equation

[‚päp·yə¦lā·shən ¦məl·tə·pəl ¦lin·ē·ər ri′gresh·ən i‚kwā·zhən]
(statistics)
An equation relating the conditional mean of the dependent variable to each one of the independent variables under the assumption that this relationship is linear; for the multivariate, normal distribution linearity always exists.