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Induction may refer to:

General use[edit]

Technical uses[edit]

In biology and chemistry:

In mathematics:

In philosophy, logic, and computer science:

  • Inductive reasoning, in standard logic an argument is inductive if it's intended to be strong rather than valid.
  • Inductive reasoning, in science the term "induction" is commonly used to describe inferences from particular cases to the general case, or from a finite sample of data to a generalization about a whole population.

In physics: