inference

Definitions

General English

  • noun an understanding or conclusion

General Science

  • noun a deduction of results from data according to specific rules
  • noun a method of deducing a result about confidential information concerning a specific individual by using various data related to groups of people

Computing

  • noun a deduction of results from data according to certain rules

Information & Library Science

  • noun the act of deducing information from given data
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