multidimensional views


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multidimensional views

Looking at data in several dimensions; for example, sales by region, sales by sales rep, sales by product category, sales by month, etc. Such capability is provided in numerous decision support applications under various function names. For example, in a spreadsheet or database, a pivot table provides these views and enables quick switching between them. See OLAP and MDX.


Multidimensional Views
The ability to quickly switch between one slice of data and another allows users to analyze their information in small palatable chunks instead of a giant report that is confusing.
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Multidimensional views are easily accessed with a button click, and you can modify variables without changing entire structures or rewriting the formulas.
Multidimensional views of the content also can be achieved.
Using sophisticated statistical and mathematical calculations and intuitive multidimensional views, OLAP technology is designed to allow thousands of users to simultaneously access data in meaningful ways and create new scenarios based on that knowledge.
I want people to know that you need to have multidimensional views to understand John,'' she said.
OLAP software allows users to quickly analyze information that has been summarized into multidimensional views and hierarchies.
I agree that we must use cooperative learning arrangements that require students to use "multiple talents and abilities" so that they gain "multidimensional views of one another." I believe that we can achieve this important goal by using more natural methods of cooperation than artificially structured groups.

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