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comparison

noun alikeness, analogical procedure, analogy, association, balance, comparatio, comparative essimate, contrast, correlation, equation, nearness, parallel, rapprochement, relative estimate, relative estimation, resemblance
Associated concepts: comparison of negligence of opposing parties
See also: analogy, collation, correlate, identification, parity, propinquity, proportion, standard
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The role of this constraint is to fix the weights whose ratios correspond to the given comparisons, as well as to normalize the weights.
Scholars of religion examine the status of comparative methods in contemporary religious studies and theology from the perspectives of comparison: contestation and defence, phenomenology and the foundations of comparison, and reciprocal illumination and comparative theology.
Hypothesis 2: Employees with a strong performance approach will be more likely to engage in both (a) work-related and (b) work-unrelated social comparisons.
Specifically, the upward and downward comparisons that influence consumer spending when the reference groups with whom one compares oneself are found to be spending in ways that are contrary to one's expectations are explained.
The presented models in the current study contain major motives of upward/lateral social comparisons and subsequent actual-ideal discrepancy and body satisfaction.
Social comparisons and occupational stress: The identification-contrast model.
In our quest to achieve the best in life or to appreciate the best of anything, we should reduce our comparisons.
COMPARISON Creator has appointed Ben Wilson to the role of head of commercial.
Bodenhausen, "Shifting social identities as a strategy for defecting threatening social comparisons," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol.
A new study published in the journal Heliyon examines how Facebook users interpret the information they derive from social comparisons and how this process correlates with their perceptions of physical health.
There's not many services available out there that gives users the tools they need to get unbiased price comparisons, and we are happy to now be providing that service."
The authors explore the role of comparison in improving graph fluency.