Prediction

As applied to proteins, attempts to predict aspects of shape, function and mechanism from basic information, such as knowledge of primary structure. Necessary because the production of gene/protein sequence data is faster and cheaper than direct experimental investigation

Prediction

A statement that claims to foretell future events. Cf. premonition, precognition, prophecy.
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prediction

[Noun] To say what you think might happen in the future.
Example: Horoscopes make predictions about the future.
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Prediction

A statement that claims to foretell future events. Cf. premonition, precognition, prophecy.
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prediction

[n] - a statement made about the future 2. [n] - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
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Prediction

that is, researchers using what they do know to predict what they don't know
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prediction

A reasonable guess as to what will happen
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Prediction

Pre·dic'tion noun [ Latin praedictio : confer French prédiction .] The act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy. « The predictions of cold and long winters.» Bacon. Syn. -- Prophecy; prognostication; foreboding; augury; divination; so...
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prediction

foretelling noun a statement made about the future
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Prediction

• (n.) The act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy.
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prediction

(from the article `automata theory`) ...Thus, the matching of an automaton, or computer, with a real physical environment could result in the anticipation of the future, if certain ... Criminological prediction attempts to forecast the future conduct of persons under certain conditions. Whether based on statistics, case histories, ... ...
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prediction

(from the article `probability theory`) Prediction is often just one aspect of a `control` problem. For example, in guiding a rocket, measurements of the rocket`s location, velocity, and so ...
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prediction

prediction 1. The action of predicting or foretelling future events; also, an instance of this, a prophecy. 2. A statement made beforehand.
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Prediction

Forecast or extrapolation of the future state of a system from current or past states.
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prediction

the process of computation used to obtain the predicted value(s) of a quantity NOTE - The term 'prediction' may also be used to denote the predicted value(s) of a quantity.
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prediction

determination of the values of the system variables (variable quantities) at some future instant, based on current and past values of some of the system state variables
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prediction

the process of estimating the value of a sample from the succession of previous samples or quantized values NOTE - Associated terms are: 'prediction law'; 'predictor'.
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prediction

the process of estimating a signal value representing a picture element from signal values representing neighbouring picture elements in space and time
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Prediction

1. The process and the expression of an inference made with respect to a future event. 2. According to Plato, a prophetic prediction is a form of inspired 'frenzy' which produces a good result which could not be obtained in a normal state of mind (Phaedrus). The other two forms of this abnormal activity are poetic inspiration and religious exaltat....
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Prediction

(of earthquakes) The forecasting in time, place, and magnitude of an earthquake; the forecasting of strong ground motions. Currently, there is no reliable method of predicting earthquakes.
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Prediction

A prediction (Latin præ-, `before,` and dicere, `to say`) or forecast is a statement about the way things will happen in the future, often but not always based on experience or knowledge. While there is much overlap between prediction and forecast, a prediction may be a statement that some outcome is expected, while a forecast is more specifi...
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Prediction

Predicting the time, place and magnitude of an earthquake.
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