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attribute

noun A term of art used in data modelling for a specific datum that can be collected for a class.

attribute

(ă-tri′būt″) [L., attribuere, to assign, ascribe]
1. To assign a cause.
2. To explain, e.g., a phenomenon or an event.
3. To predicate, e.g., a theory on a piece of evidence.

attribute

in statistics a qualitative variable which cannot be expressed in numerical terms, e.g. insectivorous as a behavioral attribute.
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From this data set, attributes are analyzed by identifying types of the attribute, relationship between attributes, and properties of each attribute to select the appropriate attribute.
Following the discussion of failed views, Deveaux faces the serious challenge to provide an interpretation that consistently accounts for the attributes, God's essence, and an indivisible God.
CPAs should pay particular attention to reporting tax attributes when there is a taxing authority audit or when the certainty of a tax position is in doubt.
Another significant attribute of the commodity approach lies in integration interoperability Rapidly growing in importance, this attribute creates advantages in both the internal integration of ASE into multiple platforms and the external integration of ASE into broader communication networks like the global information grid.
First, the customer may truly not need some or most of the attributes that have been built into the bundle being offered to them.
As emphasized by the NRC PM committee in its final report, some progress has been made in identifying specific attributes or chemical components of PM, but there are still critical gaps in our understanding of the contribution of PM components (e.
If we could tear the sheet apart and think of these attributes separately, we just may be able to make the customers what they want and produce a relatively high margin product at the same time.
This paper's primary objective is to contribute to the understanding of the determinants of expertise by investigating attributes of expertise deemed important by senior partners who had been designated by their firm as top industry audit specialists (TIASs).
Given the wide variation in substance, many researchers have attempted to classify these attributes into useful categories.
To understand West's feminism in The Living Is Easy, it is important to recognize how a patriarchal society values and devalues certain gender attributes.
Keywords: Divine attributes, analogy, gnoseology, Inter-religious encounter.
Due to the existence of QID attributes in the released dataset, the released dataset could be linked to the external dataset.