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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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In empirical methods, the tire inflation pressure considered is 552 kPa but the reality of the Brazilian highways is different, as the average pressure used is 827 kPa.
The parameters calculated by empirical methods were used as input parameters for numerical modeling.
The team will present the work later this month at the 2018 Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) conference in Brussels, Belgium.
Criteria summarized previously (Fabry & Dickey, 1999) continue to be relevant, including the following: (1) a demonstration of direct, quantitative measurement of specific client behaviors repeated over time that guided the decision-making reported in a study; (2) a contribution to advancing everyday practice effectiveness by serving as (a) a source of ideas and hypotheses for further research, (b) confirmation of the value of practices already thought to be effective, (c) a study of a rare phenomenon, and (d) a counter-instance for notions that are considered to be universally applicable; and (3) providing models of integrating empirical methods in everyday practice.
In Proceedings of the Joint SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora (EMNLP/VLC'99).
The theoretical and empirical methods similarly estimate the CWSI in 'BRS Sena' tomato, which makes the empirical method advantageous, due to its easy application.
In an effort to appropriately interpret the combined evidence on the teachers union wage gap, literature reviews often spend substantial effort evaluating the empirical methods of the included studies and making a judgment about how much weight we should assign to their results.
Our approach to cancer--Integrating modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods, we use the healing powers of nature's sciences to identify and treat the cause of cancer.
Empirical methods, including data analytics, allow extracting knowledge and insights from the data that organizations collect from their processes and tools, and from the opinions of the experts who practice these processes and methods.
The membership degree of the terms ([[mu].sub.i,j]) for relevant classes may be evaluated by specialists or can be computed by means of empirical methods. Taking into consideration that we target not to utilize human comments or lexical knowledge, we estimated the membership degree of every word through an analytical method as mentioned below (i = 1, ..., M; j = 1, 2, ..., N):
To handle the nonavailability of the detailed project data, the empirical methods like rock mass classification systems are considered to be used for solving engineering problems [4].

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