**mean-variance criterion** — The selection of portfolios based on the means and variances of their returns. The choice of the higher expected return portfolio for a given level of variance or the lower variance portfolio for a given expected return. Bloomberg Financial… … Financial and business terms

**Mean squared error** — In statistics, the mean squared error (MSE) of an estimator is one of many ways to quantify the difference between values implied by a kernel density estimator and the true values of the quantity being estimated. MSE is a risk function,… … Wikipedia

**Least mean squares filter** — Least mean squares (LMS) algorithms are a class of adaptive filter used to mimic a desired filter by finding the filter coefficients that relate to producing the least mean squares of the error signal (difference between the desired and the… … Wikipedia

**Критерий среднего отклонения** — отбор портфелей, производимый на основе средних значений и дисперсий их доходностей; выбор портфеля с наиболее высокой ожидаемой доходностью для заданного уровня дисперсии или с наименьшей дисперсией для заданной ожидаемой доходности. По… … Финансовый словарь

**statistics** — /steuh tis tiks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the science that deals with the collection, classification, analysis, and interpretation of numerical facts or data, and that, by use of mathematical theories of probability, imposes order and… … Universalium

**Expected utility hypothesis** — In economics, game theory, and decision theory the expected utility hypothesis is a theory of utility in which betting preferences of people with regard to uncertain outcomes (gambles) are represented by a function of the payouts (whether in… … Wikipedia

**Characteristic function (probability theory)** — The characteristic function of a uniform U(–1,1) random variable. This function is real valued because it corresponds to a random variable that is symmetric around the origin; however in general case characteristic functions may be complex valued … Wikipedia

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**Optimal design** — This article is about the topic in the design of experiments. For the topic in optimal control theory, see shape optimization. Gustav Elfving developed the optimal design of experiments, and so minimized surveyors need for theodolite measurements … Wikipedia

**Ordinary least squares** — This article is about the statistical properties of unweighted linear regression analysis. For more general regression analysis, see regression analysis. For linear regression on a single variable, see simple linear regression. For the… … Wikipedia