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paired comparison

[¦perd kəm′par·ə·sən]
(statistics)
A method used where order relations are more easily determined than measurements, such as studying taste preferences; in the comparison of a group of objects, each pair of objects is tested with either one or the other or neither preferred.
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This is in stark contrast with the pairwise comparison for accounting and all other disciplines--where there is general agreement.
Two-factor analysis of variance (ANOVA) and 1-factor ANOVA (where there is temperature-ciuration interaction) of results coupled with Tukey's pairwise comparison ([alpha] = 0.
The pairwise comparison (PC) ratios in the AHP are in crisp real numbers [4] and decisions always consisting vagueness and variety of meaning.
Chang (7), (8) introduced an approach with the use of triangular fuzzy numbers for pairwise comparison scale of fuzzy AHP.
Many methods for estimating the preference values from the pairwise comparison matrix have been proposed and their effectiveness comparatively evaluated.
Pairwise comparison data were analysed using the Super Decisions software with priority vectors calculated with the eigenvalue method.
In a pairwise comparison between the LAI and oral versions of antipsychotic agents, the LAIs were associated with a 33% lower mortality than the equivalent oral drugs.
If any cell in the pairwise comparison had counts below 5, then a Fisher exact test was performed (denoted in Tables with a c).
Pairwise comparison of these variables was performed using the Hanley and McNeil method to determine the most reliable screening tool among them.
Also, analysts find the pairwise comparison form of data input straightforward and convenient.
The data regarding ticks count on different days in groups A, B and C was analyzed using Mixed-Design ANOVA (Repeated measures with a between subject factor) and subsequently with pairwise comparison and Tukeys post hoc test.