Definitions for "Inference"
The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
That which inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
Derivation that produces a Derived Fact using logical induction (from particulars) or deduction (from general principles). See Chapter 6
Keywords:  clues, cloudy, umbrella, explicit, took
drawing meaning from a combination of clues in the text without explicit reference to the text. "The sky was dark and cloudy so I took my umbrella." We can infer that it might rain even thought the text does not say that.
a generalization based on statistical data; a prediction based on sample or experimental data
Generalizing from samples to populations using probabilities. Performing hypothesis testing, determining relationships between variables, and making predictions.
Keywords:  argument, true, statement, see
a statement that is true if the given argument is true
See argument.
Keywords:  hunch, reality, beyond, goes, available
a hunch about reality that goes beyond the information available to you
a syntactic transformation of previous lines to generate a new line
a belief (or statement) about something unknown, made on the basis of something known
The skill of using the results of an investigation based on a premise.
Keywords:  far, concerned, box, black, model
a black box, as far as the specification in the knowledge model is concerned
Keywords:  scientific, view, method, point, part
a part of the scientific method, not just a point of view