Independent Variable

  • (noun): (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables.
    Synonyms: experimental variable

Some articles on independent variable, variable, independent, variables:

Mediation (statistics)
... process that underlies an observed relationship between an independent variable and a dependent variable via the inclusion of a third explanatory variable, known as a mediator variable ... Rather than hypothesizing a direct causal relationship between the independent variable and the dependent variable, a mediational model hypothesizes that the independent variable ... Thus, the mediator variable serves to clarify the nature of the relationship between the independent and dependent variables ...
Structured Estimation - Infinite Distributed Lags
... In this lag structure, the weights (magnitudes of influence) of the lagged independent variable values decline exponentially with the length of the lag while the shape of the lag structure is thus fully ... one includes as explanators (right-hand side variables in the regression) the one-period-lagged value of the dependent variable and the current value of the independent variable Here, if the model ... In this model, the short-run (same-period) effect of a unit change in the independent variable is the value of b, while the long-run (cumulative) effect of a sustained unit change in the independent ...
Goodman And Kruskal's Lambda
... For any sample with a nominal independent variable and dependent variable (or ones that can be treated nominally), it indicates the extent to which ... for all values of the independent variable together ... the overall non-modal frequency, and is the sum of the non-modal frequencies for each value of the independent variable ...
Situational Theory Of Publics - Key Concepts As Variables
... Problem recognition (Independent Variable) Problem recognition is the extent to which individuals recognize a problem facing them ... Constraint Recognition (Independent Variable) Constraint recognition is the extent to which individuals see their behaviors as limited by factors beyond their own control ... Level of Involvement (Independent Variable) Level of involvement is a measure of how personally and emotionally relevant a problem can be for an ...
Categorical Variables in Regression - Interactions - Categorical By Continuous Variable Interactions
... In this test, we are examining the simple slopes of one independent variable at specific values of the other independent variable ... Such a test is not limited to use with continuous variables, but may also be employed when the independent variable is categorical ... choose values to probe the interaction as we would in the continuous variable case because of the nominal nature of the data (i.e ...

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