A general statement or concept obtained by inference from specific cases
he was making sweeping generalizations
The action of generalizing
such anecdotes cannot be a basis for generalization
reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
an idea or conclusion having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities"
abstraction: the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
(psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus
(generalize) draw from specific cases for more general cases
(generalize) speak or write in generalities
A generalization of a concept is an extension of the concept to less-specific criteria. It is a foundational element of logic and human reasoning. Generalizations posit the existence of a domain or set of elements, as well as one or more common characteristics shared by those elements. ...
In mathematical logic, generalization (also universal generalization, GEN) is an inference rule of predicate calculus. It states that if has been derived, then can be derived.
Alternative spelling of generalisation
(GENERALIZATIONS) Blanket, stereotypical statements about parrots such as All __ are ___. Very few, if any, of these types of statements ever apply to life with companion parrots.
(Generalizations) Online and offline distinctions have been generalized from computing and telecommunication into the field of human interpersonal relationships. The distinction between what is considered online and what is considered offline has become a subject of study in the field of sociology.
(Generalizations) are statements of a relationship between two or more concepts. Examples: All matter has volume and mass. There is a relationship between an object's volume and surface area. Notice each requires understanding of each concept to have meaning. ...
(GENERALIZE) using a predominant characteristic of its members to describe a group without being absolute: "Canadians generally favour public funding for health care." (see STEREOTYPE)
(Generalize) (1) The ability to transfer knowledge or skills to different settings, tasks, or time. (2) In research, the degree to which findings from a research sample can be applied to other settings or to the population as a whole.
(Generalize) To transfer and use information and skills learned in one environment (e.g., school) to another environment (e.g., home or community). For example, is the child able to apply the same procedures used in the school cafeteria to a public cafeteria? ...
(generalize) the ability to internalize lessons learned in one area of life, then apply them to other areas; the ultimate goal of ABA
(Generalized) Blisters spread over large portions of the body, dry, and then recur again in repeated cycles lasting several days.
(generalizes) Indicates that the subject vocabulary generalizes by some superclasses or superproperties the object vocabulary.
(Generalizing) is making a statement about what several people or things have in common.
(Generalizing) to restate information to illustrate its basic principles.
A taxonomic relationship between a more general element and a more specific element. The more specific element is fully consistent with the more general element and contains additional information. An instance of the more specific element may be used where the more general element is allowed. ...
A statement whose subject is a class rather than an individual. There are two types: existential generalizations and statistical generalizations.
The process by which a specialized element is transformed into a less-specialized ancestor element or a specialized attribute is transformed into a less-specialized ancestor attribute. ...
Attribute of a network whose output for a new input vector tends to be close to outputs for similar input vectors in its training set.