empirical method


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empirical method

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.
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These ways of knowing are different from the rational, empirical method of science or the legal reasoning of law.
Descriptive office quality classification based on rent intervals (Downs, 1980; Roberts, 1986; Graham and Bible, 1992; Ling and Archer, 2006; BOMA, 2011; Dermisi and McDonald, 2010), did not report the theoretical basis and empirical method used to identify office quality classes.
The work appears in the Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Method in Natural Language Processing.
Behavioral laboratory experiments can be classified as an empirical method since they rely on the observation of behavior and on the analysis of data.
He also encourages everyone to be a scientist and to employ the empirical method.
With its analytical and empirical method, sociological political theory seeks to determine the relation of the state/polity to other aspects of society and to analyse the state/polity as a form of social organisation.
Adopting William James's "radical empirical method," the use of "practical experience" rather than "philosophical reasoning," Wyse contends that the acceptance of this "shift" from the original meaning of "messiah," for both Jews and Christians, could go a long way to heal the rift between them.
But an empirical method does not determine philosophical and theological outcomes.
But none of these tactics address the core limitation of the empirical method.
It helped shape the view of the city itself as a 'social body', promulgated by influential medical men who were central to the construction and dissemination of new forms of statistical knowledge and empirical method.
Thus "the death of the person, understood in this primary sense, is an event which no scientific technique or empirical method can identify directly.
Furthermore, the empirical method of this biography is not as alien to its subject as his protestations might sometimes indicate.

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