TITLE

parameter

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1591
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "parameter" is presented. In mathematics, parameter refers to an arbitrary constant, each value of which determines the specific form of the equation in which it appears. In biostatistics, it is a measurement taken on a population, which consists of all the subjects in a defined group. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21239458

 

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