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Generally, regression is related to moving backwards, and the opposite of progression. Specifically, it may refer to: A chord progression, as its name implies, is a series of chords played in an order. ...

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 Regression - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (271 words) Generally, regression is a move backwards; It is the opposite of progress. In psychology, regression is believed to be a defense mechanism of the ego, where a person reacts to failure with an immature response. In philosophy and theology, infinite regression is a problem discussed in the cosmological argument.
 Regression analysis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (951 words) In statistics, regression analysis is used to model relationships between random variables, determine the magnitude of the relationships between variables, and can be used to make predictions based on the models. Simple linear regression and multiple linear regression are related statistical method for modeling the relationship between two or more random variables using a linear equation. Linear regression assumes the best estimate of the response is a linear function of some parameters (though not necessarily linear on the predictors).
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