Definition of Biased

1. Adjective. Favoring one person or side over another. "A decision that was partial to the defendant"

Exact synonyms: Colored, Coloured, One-sided, Slanted
Similar to: Partial



Definition of Biased

1. Verb. (past of bias) ¹

2. Adjective. exhibiting bias; prejudiced ¹

3. Adjective. angled at a slant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biased

1. bias [v] - See also: bias

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Literary usage of Biased

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1. Adaptive Designs: Selected Proceedings of a 1992 Joint Ams-Ims-Siam Summer by Nancy Flournoy, William F. Rosenberger, American Mathematical Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1995)
"Some asymptotic properties of the adaptive biased coin designs of Wei (1978) ... Applications of biased coin designs to estimation and testing problems are ..."

2. Poverty, Household Food Security, and Nutrition in Rural Pakistan by Harold Alderman, Marito García (1993)
"APPENDIX 2: TESTING FOR biased INSTRUMENTS The use of community averages (excluding data from the household itself) to identify the instruments for health ..."

3. Selected Proceedings of the Symposium on Estimating Functions by Ishwar V. Basawa, Robert Lee Taylor, V. P. Godambe (1997)
"When the probability of selection depends upon yj, we call the observation scheme response-selective, or response-biased. For simplicity of exposition I ..."

4. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"This biased perturbation method minimizes the loss of resolution and distortion at large radii and forces the index profile to converge to the cladding ..."

5. The Great Libel Case: Geo. Opdyke Agt. Thurlow Weed. A Full Report of the (1865)
"JUROR,—Well, I think my mind is biased. AUGUSTUS F. MULLER knew neither of the parties; ... SAMUEL C. DANA thought he was somewhat biased on the subject, ..."

6. Optimality: The Second Erich L. Lehmann Symposium by Javier Rojo (2006)
"In this paper, we model survival times under biased sampling (aka, biased survival data) by a semi- parametric model, in which the selection function w(t) ..."

7. Empirical Processes: Theory and Applications by David Pollard (1990)
"... SECTION 14 biased Sampling Vardi (1985) introduced a far-reaching extension of the classical model for length- biased sampling. ..."

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