Example sentences for: overestimation

How can you use “overestimation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Their estimates of the relative risk reduction associated with therapy using lipid-lowering drugs were more accurate, but their estimates of the absolute risk reductions were also inaccurate because of their overestimation of baseline CHD risk.

  • For example, the TIA estimate may be an overestimation of the event cost if a substantial number of such patients are not treated in the hospital initially in Canada.

  • The SAPS II curve shows an underestimation of mortality in low-risk patients and an overestimation of mortality in high-risk patients, leading to the skewed appearance of its calibration curve.

  • Furthermore, when the calibration curves are examined there is no consistent pattern of overestimation or underestimation of mortality among the four systems in the different strata of severity of illness.

  • In this report we have presented considerations for the practical implementation of these methods and offer an implementation of USM that 1) eliminates the overestimation of the length of similar segments, 2) eliminates the inability to recognize similar segments longer than the word length of the coordinate representation, 3) can be implemented with more efficient operations, and 4) provides a simple conversion that recovers the standard USM coordinates.


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