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- v. Present participle of measure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
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Hooton had made his name measuring the heads of criminals.
Robert Shiller of Yale made his name measuring "real" P/Es based on a 10-year moving average of earnings and noting how booms bust when the ratio gets too high.
Yes, but averages and the "trend estimate" numbers we publish assume that most of the variation, whether based the errors involved in measuring a sample rather than the entire population, or based on subjective survey design decisions that pollsters make, from question wording to identifying the likely electorate, is random.
With very little research and effort put into establishing a baseline, this, for me, is a good indicator that there's no true interest in measuring the impact.
In their analysis, the Elway pollsters notes the "striking differences" between automated and live interviewer polls in measuring vote preference in Washington, with Murray doing consistently better on live interviewer polls conducted by Elway and CNN and worse on the automated polls conducted by SurveyUSA, Rasmussen and its subsidiary Pulse Opinion Research.
This series also set the bar for all Science Fiction and Fantasy series that would follow and only relatively few have succeeded in measuring up to that standard.
The data artifact that the studies you cite are measuring is that job classifications themselves are highly segregated by IQ.
And that leads one to interest in measuring and comparing "the coin" among different states within the United States and different countries.
I suppose this is accurate since they are measuring from a 2007 baseline.
The second most frequently cited barrier was the difficulty involved in measuring outcomes and proving value.
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