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discriminant function

noun

Definition of DISCRIMINANT FUNCTION

:  a function of a set of variables that is evaluated for samples of events or objects and used as an aid in discriminating between or classifying them

First Known Use of DISCRIMINANT FUNCTION

circa 1936

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