Factor

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A factor, a Latin word meaning "who/which acts", may refer to:

Commerce[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Biology[edit]

Computer science and information technology[edit]

Other uses in science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

General mathematics[edit]

Statistics[edit]

  • An independent variable, either categorical or continuous, controlled by the experimenter. However, "factor" is sometimes used synonymously with categorical variable, regardless whether it is controlled.
  • Factor analysis is the study of how factors or certain variables affect other variables

Television[edit]

People[edit]

Organizations[edit]

  • FACTOR, the Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records