Log-linear least-squares method

Definition:

A statistical technique for fitting a curve to a set of data points. One of the variables is transformed by taking its logarithm, and then a straight line is fitted to the transformed set of data points.

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Measurement error

Errors in measuring an explanatory variable in a regression, which leads to biases in estimated parameters.

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