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[statistics] Matching is a statistical technique which is used to evaluate the effect of a treatment by comparing the treated and the non-treated units in an observational study or quasi-experiment (i.e. when the treatment is not randomly assigned). The goal of matching is, for every treated unit, to find one (or more) non-treated unit(s) w...
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See preferential matching, matching tests.
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See preferential matching, matching tests.
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The arrangement of assets, and the return from those assets, to meet future liabilities and obligations.
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this is where an element of an animation scene must be seen to go behind another element. Often this happens automatically because one element may be in front of another, but there are often instances where one part of a scene is partially in front of and partially behind another part and this is where the bit that would be hidden must be drawn or ...
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The process by which trades are input by two brokers who have made a trade with each other in order to confirm the trade.
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Adopting parts of another person`s behaviour for the purpose of enhancing rapport.
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The process of making a study group and a comparison group in an epidemiological study comparable with respect to extraneous or confounding factors such as age, sex, weight, etc. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(mach´ing) comparison and selection of objects having similar or identical characteristics. the selection of compatible donors and recipients for transfusion or transplantation. See also typing. the selection of subjects for clinical trials or other studies so that the different groups being compar...
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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Match
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A process in which a surrogate or egg donor is matched with intended parents. At Circle Surrogacy, social workers and lawyers work together to identify surrogates and intended parents who would be good matches based on legal requirements, personality compatibility, and shared expectations.
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This is the part of the process where the surrogate and intended parent(s) are paired. The matching process includes a sharing of profiles (surrogate and Ip’s), and a phone, Skype, or in-person meeting facilitated by a Family Creations representative.
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Arranging for the impedances presented by a load to be equal to the internal impedance of the generator. This is essential to avoid loss of power. In microphones, the loss results in poorer signal-to-noise ratio. Matching is done by means of a transformer. (Acoustics)
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1. when a load is directly connected to a given source, the conditions under which either exchangeable power or available power from the source, or maximum current or voltage in the load, or minimum reflection factor at the interface between the source and the load is obtained 2. for a given source and a given load an action whereby maximum power, ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: match′ing Definitions: 1. The process of making a study group and a comparison group in an epidemiologic study comparable with respect to extraneous or confounding factors such as age, gender, and weight.
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The process of joining sheets of veneer together so as to make a larger patterned sheet. As consecutive veneer leaves are cut from the tree, they are tied in bundles of 24, 28 and 32. These veneer leaves can be variously cut, Placed and arranged to create traditional designs and patterns.
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[graph theory] In the mathematical discipline of graph theory, a matching or independent edge set in a graph is a set of edges without common vertices. It may also be an entire graph consisting of edges without common vertices. == Definition == Given a graph G = (V,E), a matching M in G is a set of pairwise non-adjacent edges; that is, no t...
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Sorting fleeces and putting together those portions of different fleeces which correspond in quality.
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Selecting, cutting, and placing finished stone slabs to obtain a uniform and symmetrical pattern of natural veining and color.
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The process of finding prospective families specifically suited to meet the needs of a waiting child
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Process of corresponding variables in experimental groups equally feature for feature.
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