Qualitative research

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Qualitative research

Traditional analysis of firm-specific prospects for future earnings. It may be based on data collected by the analysts, there is no formal quantitative framework used to generate projections.

Qualitative Research

Economic and/or market research into areas not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative research is based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative research may look into management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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Considering the dearth of counselors involved in research and evaluation (Astramovich & Coker, 2007; Nielson, 2015), the qualitative models detailed in this article can provide a structure for counseling students, current practitioners, and agencies to identify strengths and growth opportunities within the organization.
Formulating and maintaining explicit propositional qualitative models for each city, much less building a complete snapshot of the game state, can be prohibitively expensive.
ENRICHME will use new qualitative models for rich yet compact representations of daily life activities.
Qualitative models usually consist of a series of subjective and objective questions that are combined with a set of rules or algorithms.
Qualitative models capture the fundamental features of a system under study, while eliminating quantitative detail (Kuipers, 1989).
All of the quantitative and qualitative models we ran led us back to 1305," noted LaManna.
Theoretically, it is important for bridging the gap between both types of models and involves a number of theoretically interesting sub-problems, such as finding a suitable representation of a decision problem in different forms for different computational process, within the same decision-making process Practically, bridging this gap is important to overcome some limitations of qualitative models, such as low sensitivity and limited applicability for the ranking of options.
Fuzzy cognitive maps are qualitative models of a system, designed through a participative process.
These types of qualitative models are all instruments for thinking--the achievement of practical results based on systematic and generalized experiences--and they correspond closely to the concepts of constructive mathematics.
However, many authors have argued that for social work practice, more heuristic, qualitative models may be more applicable to the actual nature of social work practice (Butler, Ford, & Tregaskis, 2007; Heineman, 1981).
Both good and bad samples allow us to set-up qualitative models with the FOX E-Nose.
The authors draw a distinction between quantitative and qualitative models, and they link abuses to the quantitative ones.

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