comparative method


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comparative method

the analytic method to which the test method is compared in the comparison-of-methods experiment. This term implies nothing about the quality of the comparative method.
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I do not for a moment hesitate to say that the discovery of the Comparative method in philology, in mythology--let me add in politics and history and the whole range of human thought--marks a stage in the progress of the human mind at least as great and memorable as the revival of Greek and Latin learning (ibid aux pp 301-02).
To be able to implement the comparative method, it is necessary to know the ideal harmonic sinusoidal waveform.
Based on the above concepts and principles, comparative method can be widely used in comparative sciences clusters and their various branches, and provide a variety of ways and broad space for development.
The comparative method has positive sides to it as well.
Within these limitations, the results showed that BCG methods produced results that were generally closer to those of the comparative method (Figure 1) than did instruments using BCP methods (Figure 2).
The comparative method is the most basic scientific method when compared with others such as experimental, statistical and case study methods (Lijphart, 1971), as Lasswell (1968) asserts that the scientific approach is unavoidably comparative.
But the greater these interactions, the greater the problems for the comparative method, for these interactions undermine the independence of the cases.
An ethnographic study which combined a case study methodology from educational research and the comparative method from anthropology encapsulated the experiences of participants.
He covers the comparative method, the linguistic manifestation of contact, and studying language in a wider context.
The comparative method has been used to empirically demystify some of the problematic assumptions embedded in empiricist conceptual categories, which have been bequeathed to us by 19th and 20th century social thinkers.
The Second UK-Japan Roundtable on the Frontiers of the Qualitative Comparative Method.
The researchers used the constant comparative method and field notes to show the centers' responses to turnover.

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