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allocation

The designed or intended distribution of a thing, typically used in the context of patient assignment to a particular arm in a clinical trial.

allocation

Vox populi The distribution of a thing. See Nonrandomized allocation, Resource allocation.

allocation

(al″ŏ-kā′-shŏn)
The assignment or distribution of assets or duties.

allocation

the technique of forming groups in a population for the purpose of carrying out comparisons between them. The objective is to create comparable groups and to avoid bias. Techniques used include random allocation, self-selection or clinical judgment.
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What's Next: As the MSA industry matures, allocators will develop the expertise to avoid administrative and legal entanglements.
splitting points: In the case of splitting live ranges, how does the allocator determine splitting points for the live ranges?
3) Allocators and receivers were randomly assigned and paired.
Elliott and Meeker, 1984, 1986), self-presentation and evaluation apprehension are most likely to occur in the latter case, in which allocators are themselves the recipients of the allocation decision (Reis and Gruzen, 1976; Carles and Carver, 1979).
The allocator remains anonymous as well (even after the experiment).
Right now approximately 500 advisors have played around with the Factor Allocator tool, and Vaidyanathan has plans to roll the tool out more prominently.
Fund managers in this range occupy a 'sweet spot' for investment allocators, with interest extending as low as $500 million in developed markets and $250 million in emerging markets.
A net 24 per cent of asset allocators are overweight US equities, up from a net 16 per cent a month ago.
A net 13 percent of asset allocators are overweight Eurozone equities - a fall of 22 percentage points in one month.
Allocators recognise this-and recognise that, as a result, their power over events extends only so far.
Smith is responsible for leading the sourcing efforts, coordinating public marketing efforts with constituents in the affordable housing market, including state and local allocators of subsidies and tax credits, policymakers, borrowers and lenders, and generating new business.
Call centre: A team of RADS (Resource Allocators and Despatchers).