top-down analysis

top-down analysis

[¦täp ¦dau̇n ə′nal·ə·səs]
(computer science)
A predictive method of syntactic analysis which, starting from the root symbol, attempts to predict the means by which a string was generated.
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Highly active in making reference to and accusing the leadership as bad, Lagbaja, like myself, reappraised and substituted the top-down analysis, which only constructs Nigerian leadership as bad, unfeeling, corrupt, and criminal, for a bottom-up analysis that placed Nigeria's followership at the centre of the precarious conditions facing Nigerians and Nigeria.
The strategy combines bottom-up security selection with top-down analysis to improve potential for attractive risk-adjusted returns and increased income.
Fitch's methodology for senior EETC tranche ratings is primarily driven by a top-down analysis incorporating a series of stress tests which simulate the rejection and repossession of the aircraft in a severe aviation downturn.
Initially top-down analysis is used to calculate the size of the global cardiac biomarker diagnostic test kits market.
The top down policy should continually be monitored by the manager for drastic changes from the norm and/or anticipated outcomes.<br />After the top-down analysis has been completed, your advisor should then begin the process of the screening individual securities based upon each asset category, so they can add positions into your portfolio.
"We believe using an investment approach that combines top-down analysis with bottom-up research will enable the fund to generate alpha over the long term and provide a compelling argument to invest in an active EM approach," Selva said.
“We did a top-down analysis to view how the macro landscape impacts the markets and tried to determine which industries would do the best in this particular economic environment,” said Andrew, who served as the team's portfolio manager.
The managers will use a combination of top-down analysis of the political and economic factors affecting each country and industry, together with a disciplined, bottom-up stock selection process to seek strong investment returns in markets that fall outside developed or emerging market benchmarks.
[check] Give a top-down analysis. Focus on the most important items first, and save the minutiae for the bottom of the report--if you include it at all.
Because top-down analysis preserves the mature N-terminus, the proteolytic processing (e.g., N-terminal cleavage) of a protein is evident.
In actuality, the road map is a top-down analysis that breaks down the economy into sectors, points to projects suitable for PPPs within these sectors, and then filters them according to priorities, before finally plotting them on a schedule.