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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In Brazil, flexible pavements are designed using the empirical method of the Brazilian National Department of Transport Infrastructure (Dnit).
To establish an empirical method for a particular mine in an area, a large number of field observations must be carried out first.
First, the existing valve command correction methods are described, including the rationale for selecting an empirical method in this study.
(1) Empirical method: The upper thresholds are set by the number of parking space minus 1 to satisfy the drop-offs, and the lower thresholds are set as 1 to ensure a vehicle available.
The empirical method concludes the MMP data of every oil field and combines the main controlling factors affecting MMP to determine the basic forecasting model, and eventually, MMP forecasting equation can be obtained through regression.
We focus on six subgroup analyses: whether the empirical method uses within or across-state variation, the level of observations, the date a study was published, the measure of unionization, the decade of data, and the wage measure.
There is no empirical method, other than the general elections, through which the sovereign 'will of the people' can be measured.
I felt that the Western empirical method was not suited to my temperament, nor to the nature of paranormal, supernatural or psychic phenomena it is supposed to study.
Chapter 1 critiques the DSM model, especially its supposedly empirical basis, pointing out not only that the translation of the empirical method from areas like physics to the area of psychology is inappropriate--as it completely ignores the subjective experience of individuals, but also that it is unsound methodologically, since neither of the criteria for the empirical method--validity and reliability--hold.
However, from a statistical viewpoint, DoF may be preferred because of its theoretical statistical background because CV can be characterized as an empirical method based on computational effort.
Modified Maximum Likelihood Method, Maximum Likelihood Method, Energy Pattern Method, Empirical Method and Method of Moments, to calculate the values of c and k.

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