points of comparison

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During this study, eleven points of comparison were taken and the comparison showed that - despite the increase of the vehicle fleet in recent years - the noise levels were relatively constant.
of California at Berkeley) examine the issue of racism within education and come up with not only a number of points of comparison but also basic definitions that have heretofore been ignored.
The heat map provides a holistic snapshot and points of comparison across the region, and reflects changes to growth forecasts and economic indicators affected by recent political developments.
5 billion letters in the creatures' nuclear DNA and identified more than 13 million points of comparison.
Ravel's Rapsodie Espagnole and Dukas' Sorcerer's Apprentice (both played with considerable lan) offered interesting points of comparison with their later orchestral incarnations - but how much more stimulating Poulenc's Sonata, or even some Milhaud, would have been.
Not only do the subjects of the various chapters offer opportunity to make connections among examples of giving in different traditions, but the chapters that emphasize giving in the Christian tradition note points of comparison with and distinction from giving in other religious traditions.
And people forgot to consider that in some places the matches were based on only eight points of comparison, while in the US up to 13 points were matched, increasing the reliability.
The survey provides nationwide CEO compensation data for credit unions $100 million plus in assets which can be categorized by asset size, region, and many other points of comparison to help credit unions attract or retain top CEO talent.
The way he prepares for matches as thoroughly as the gaffer used to and the huge desire are also points of comparison.
According to Cosgrove, self-reliance, human rights, and freedom, which he terms "focal centers" of American individualism, contain points of comparison and contrast with Paul's theology of interdependence and equality.
The World Bank is a partner of the CNES in the reflection and providing a methodological framework and points of comparison with the international experience.
Do Rozario has discovered numerous points of comparison between the rather "English" craftsmen of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Hobbits, including geographical displacement, hairiness, interest in the transformation of current events into stories for re-telling, and romance; this latter point is developed with reference to Aragorn whom Tolkien originally portrayed as a Hobbit.