Philosophy:Observable variable

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In statistics, observable variable or observable quantity (also manifest variables), as opposed to latent variable, is a variable that can be observed and directly measured.[1]

See also

  • Observable (physics)
  • Observability in control theory
  • Latent variable model


  1. Dodge, Y. (2003) The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms, OUP. ISBN 0-19-920613-9