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A test method, the usefulness of which depends on a correlation or association between the endpoint measured and the biologic effect of interest, rather than on known or demonstrated mechanistic relationships.
Hollifield has taught financial economics at the undergraduate, master's and doctorate levels at the Tepper School since 1998, specializing in market microstructure, asset pricing, financial intermediation, and empirical methods.
In his opening remarks during the discussion, Al Suwaidi said, his "aim [in writing] The Mirage was to produce a comprehensive scholarly study covering a number of political-religious groups, blending theoretical and empirical methods.
The value in numerical methods is the possibility that they can be used in conjunction with the development of computational fluid dynamics, which in turn can be applied to test and validate empirical methods.
Far from being a fringe philosophy, naturopathy is a rigorous discipline that requires extensive education and licensure, and emphasizes prevention and treatment of disease through a combination of traditional, modern, scientific and empirical methods.
Central to the debate was the question of which mattered more: antiquity's time-honored texts or new knowledge made available through empirical methods dependent on new technologies such as the telescope?
argue that increasing demands for new materials and new characteristics will require an inversion in the approach, so that empirical methods for finding new materials give way to modeling and simulation.