Disclaimer : This website is going to be used for Academic Research Purposes.

Data as a Second Language® Learn the Art of Data Science

Get access to a Data Science dictionary and the latest news, articles, videos and other educational support resources

Latest Articles

The current query has no posts. Please make sure you have published items matching your query.

Latest Data Science Terms

Open label Study

An investigation in which patient, investigator and peripheral staff are all aware of what treatment the patient is receiving.

One-step Method

A procedure for obtaining a pooled estimate of an odds ratio from a set of two by two contingency tables. Not recommended

One-sided Test

A significance test for which the alternative hypothesis is directional; for example, that one population mean is greater than another. The choice

One:m (1:m) Matching

A form of matching often used when control subjects are more readily obtained than cases. A number, m (m > 1), of

One-bend Transformation

A power family of transformations, 𝑦 𝑥𝑘, that provides a useful approach to ‘straightening’ a single bend in the relationship between two

O.J.Simpson Paradox

A term arising from a claim made by the defence lawyer in the murder trial of O. J. Simpson. The lawyer stated


A term often applied to the graphs of cumulative frequency distributions. Essentially synonymous with sigmoid, which is to be preferred.


A term used in generalized linear models to indicate a known regression coefficient that is to be included in a model, i.e.


The ratio of the probabilities of the two possible states of a binary variable.

Scroll to top