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methodology

 [meth″o-dol´o-je]
the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'o-dol'ŏ-jē),
The scientific study or logical analysis of methods.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'ŏ-dol'ŏ-jē)
1. A body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline; a particular procedure or set of procedures.
2. Analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field.
[G. meta, after, + hodos, way, + logos, science]
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This paper demonstrates the outcomes of 50 interviews that have been directed so as to get input on these agile-waterfall hybrid development methodologies. The results of this experimental study would help organizations in making a conclusion about the significance of agile-waterfall hybrid development methods.
Therefore, the Q set is equivalent to the sample in R methodologies, and the P set, study participants, is equivalent to the experimental condition of such methodologies (Cross, 2005).
All language learning methodologies structure almost everything in relation to learners and teachers (Huttner, 2012).
On the basis of the above division, the study of systems methodologies can also be divided into the above two research patterns.
Feminist research uses the data collection methods that other research methodologies employ: '...
Table 2 presents the results obtained with both methodologies (the hybrid methodology stochastic with fuzzy numbers and the methodology of stochastic simulation).
Harvey and Michael Brecher's edited volume, Evaluating Methodology in International Studies (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002), is a good example of a text that is focused exclusively on Political Science Methodologies.
The PEIGG and European PE Valuation Guidelines were designed to provide a framework for valuing private equity investments using transparent methodologies intended to be consistent with relevant GAAP.
"It was all about clearly communicating the issues and concerns, being open to new ideas, and, of course, making resources available to test the new methodologies."
The PAR solicits applications to utilize the newly generated methodologies and reagents, such as the dones and sequence information, to identify and characterize genes, gene families, and gene networks that control developmental and cellular events.
The new paper is one of a series of papers designed to provide information on the methodologies used to prepare the NIPAs.
The discussion will focus on how changes in interpretation methodology affect patent scope, an aspect of methodologies that the Article identifies as their "claim scope paradigm." Introducing the claim scope paradigm concept is mainly beneficial for two reasons.

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