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kinetic anamorphosis

distortion in the appearance of a moving stimulus that occurs when the view of the stimulus is periodically interrupted. For example, the rotating spokes of a wagon wheel appear curved when viewed through the pickets of a fence.

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June 18th 2024

survival analysis

survival analysis

a family of statistical methods used to model a variety of time-related outcomes. The simplest application of survival analysis involves estimating the amount of time until the occurrence of an event (e.g., death, illness, graduation, marriage) for a group of individuals, but the technique also may be applied to compare durations for two or more groups and to build multivariate models that explain variation in duration. Also called event history analysis.