Contingency

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Contingency

An additional amount or percentage added to any cash flow item (ie. Capex). Care is needed to ensure it is either to be spent or to remain as a cushion.
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Contingency

A negative situation that may occur and for which one ought to prepare. For example, a company may maintain extra cash reserves to cover unexpected liabilities. See also: Cushion.
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Due to the fact that the main assumption of correspondence analysis is checked on the assumption of independence between the categorical variables, represented in rows and columns, it keeps the focus on the incorporation of the standardized waste proposed by Haberman (1973) and residue set proposed By Barnett and Lewis (1994) in the calculation of the scores of simple correspondence analysis, whereas contingency tables structures with varying degrees of correlation between levels of categorical variables.
A network algorithm for performing Fisher's Exact Test in r X c contingency tables. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 78(382), 427-434.
We broke down the dataset in a series of 2x2 contingency tables like the one presented in Figure 1.
The concentrations of VEGF and CD34 were closely related, according to the 2 x 2 contingency table and Pearson's Chi-squaretest [Table 2], P < 0.05].
Table 4 Contingency table showing relationship between the exposure of community violence and the sleep problems in children
Significant difference as calculated through Chi-square 2 x 2 contingency table was seen for plasma coagulase production.
The type I error from the contingency table was therefore, 11/25 or 44 per cent and the type II error was 12/25 or 48 per cent.
Researches involving association between categorical variables in contingency table have long been studied, using both classical and Bayesian approaches.
Table 4 shows the contingency table for users u and v with the same role.
The individual responses on dependency of engineering and marketing performance are recorded in contingency table (see Table 3).
Since the ratings are on the same scale of two levels for both raters, the data can be summarized in a 2x2 contingency table.

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