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ratio scale

n
(Statistics) statistics a scale of measurement of data which permits the comparison of differences of values; a scale having a fixed zero value. The distances travelled by a projectile, for instance, are measured on a ratio scale since it makes sense to talk of one projectile travelling twice as far as another. Compare ordinal scale, interval scale, nominal scale
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The evaluation targets were pairwise assessed with the ratio scale in the range of 1-9, and the comparison matrix A was obtained as:
Examples of ratio scale variables are length, area, volume, speed, and acceleration.
The latter form a ratio scale, with a common known zero and a common unit across the gain and loss domains.
Deaths specifically attributed to cardiovascular disease were equally more likely for people at the high end of the ratio scale.
the Ordinal Scale, Nominal Scale, Intermittent Scale and the Ratio Scale.
Ratio scale and the use of verbal comparisons are used for weighting of quantifiable and non-quantifiable elements (Pohekar & Ramachandran, 2004, 369).
Chang (1996) introduced a new approach for handling fuzzy AHP, with the use of triangular fuzzy numbers for pairwise comparison ratio scale of fuzzy AHP and the use of the extent analysis method for the synthetic extent values of the pairwise comparisons.
To do this, Sparks selects bar graphs but, since we measure time on a ratio scale, a time series (broken line graph, as in fig.
It needs to be highlighted that the motivation ratio scale developed in this study represents a very useful starting point for an examination of the extrinsic-intrinsic continuum.
AHP allows stakeholders with competing objectives to collaborate and reach consensus, by using a technique known as pairwise comparison to produce ratio scale priorities (illustrated by the PRTY ratings in the chart).
Count converts to proportion or ratio (a ratio scale without intervals) and into odds ratio.