point estimation

noun

Definition of point estimation

: estimation in which a single value is assigned to a parameter

First Known Use of point estimation

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Point estimation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20estimation. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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