Associations to the word «Inference»


INFERENCE, noun. (uncountable) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
INFERENCE, noun. (countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
INFERENCE RULE, noun. (logic) (proof theory) A rule for combining (or modifying) well-formed formulas of a formal language in a truth-preserving manner (to yield new well-formed formulas).
INFERENCE RULES, noun. Plural of inference rule

Dictionary definition

INFERENCE, noun. The reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal