discriminative


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Synonyms for discriminative

able to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions

Synonyms for discriminative

capable of making fine distinctions

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expressing careful judgment

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There are several types of validity that a test may exhibit including face, content, criterion-related, construct, concurrent, predictive, and discriminative validity.
DESCRIPTORS: functional analysis, functional communication training, discriminative stimulus, concurrent schedules, problem behavior, mands
Both procedures are similar in implementation: the presentation of the discriminative stimulus, paired with the delivery of an instructional cue with a specified delay to the controlling prompt.
The approach is characterized by the following central idea: We carefully select the indexing keys so that they consist of terms and term sets that are rare and thus discriminative with respect to a global document collection.
Discriminative ability of laboratory parameters in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) [abstract V-796b].
Nicholas Blake QC, appearing for the three, said that in 2000, Parliament upheld a discriminative decision made in 1953 which meant ex-gratia compensation going to the surviving British PoWs and to the white officers of the Gurkha regiments - but not to Gurkha troops themselves.
Despite making a catalogue of discriminative comments against women, Joe insists he is not sexist, even though he has accused a female sports writer of being a "dyke" and told another to "get back to knitting".
As a result of discriminative refining, this equipment is the most efficient conditioned air supply system available," commented William F.
This test appears to have good discriminative validity with other groups investigated.
The text examines aspects of this whole problem and is divided into sections: Factors influencing sensory measurements; Physical facilities; Sample preparation; Selection and training of panelists; experimental design; Statistical tests; Sensory analysis test methods; Discriminative tests; Descriptive tests; Affective tests; and Sensory analysis report.
Describes maximum likelihood as well as discriminative parameter estimation, and maximum likelihood normalization techniques
From two populations of patients with PAH and normal controls, we aim to learn a set of optimal basis functions that are both discriminative at the patient level, and sparsely fitted to the pathological areas.
a behavior chain) is thought to be jointly controlled: A discriminative stimulus sets the occasion for the response.
The second chapter includes discriminative language being adopted in Turkish print media outlets regarding what it refers to as the Armenian genocide of April 25, 1915.
Now we residents of Gulshan-e-Maymar, Karachi, Kindly requested the Honourable Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan, to take sue moto action against K-Electric for discriminative load-shedding formula and unscheduled load-shedding.