paired comparison


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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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5 If U(Q) represents the utility of the respondent's current endowment Q, the paired comparison choice is essentially U(Q, [x.sub.1]) [greater than] [less than] U(Q, [x.sub.j]), where [x.sub.i] and [x.sub.j] represent two items from the choice set [x.sub.l], .
The weights used to calculate the matrix of paired comparisons backwards as follows:
This heuristic is designed for forced-choice paired comparisons, that is, it can be used to infer which of two objects, described on several dichotomous cues, has a higher value on a quantitative criterion, such as determining which of two university professors earns more money on the basis of cues such as gender and whether the professor is in the faculty of a state or a private university.
This value was higher than that for all other denominations and statistically higher than that of the $5 and $50 banknotes (p < .05, LSD paired comparison tests).
Paired comparisons. Where there were five or more studies providing stratified results, paired comparisons between assay types were performed:
Their conclusions were predicated on the assumption that training in these structures utilized paired comparisons, as employed in Experiment 1.
Rate of maturation of the hippocampus and the developmental progression of children's performance on the delayed non-matching to sample and visual paired comparison tasks.
The most time-consuming aspect of the methodology is obtaining an appropriate sample of end users who can provide data for the paired comparison study.
Now with 20 paired comparison matrix obtained from crisp data, paired comparisons matrices obtained from fuzzy data can be calculated according to Table 7.
Since each company or petrochemical unit has particular and unique priorities for indicators and criteria in order to select suppliers, table of paired comparison was used for determining the weight of each of indicators .table (3)
The matrix of paired comparison of the return of one year and calculation of the weights: The matrix of the paired comparison between the 1-year return of the companies listed in TSE and the weights were calculated (Table 1).
Paired Comparison Results CRP-Open Group (Repeated Measure ANOVA) Sampling Time vs Comparison p-Value Pre-Op vs Post-Op.