nonequivalence


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nonequivalence

(ˌnɒnɪˈkwɪvələns)
n
1. the relationship of being unequal or incomparable
2. (Logic) logic
a. the relation between two statements only one of which can be true in any circumstances
b. a function of two statements that takes the value true only when one but not both of its arguments is true
c. a compound statement asserting that just one of its components is true
Also called: exclusive or
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Noun1.nonequivalence - not interchangeable
inequality - lack of equality; "the growing inequality between rich and poor"
equivalence - essential equality and interchangeability
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To control for possible bias resulting from this nonequivalence, we reran the analysis with a subset of the control group that was much more similar to the treatment group initially.
Taken together, the empirical evidence clearly indicates that psychotherapy nonequivalence is the rule, not the exception.
Because of nonrandom assignment (and the resulting nonequivalence of groups), it is unrealistic to be able to control for all factors that may affect differences between the groups before assessing the effect of group type on the outcomes.
Nevertheless, this nonequivalence remains compatible with Einstein's famous equation, relating the total energy [E.
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This equivalence result stands in marked contrast to previous nonequivalence results for homogenous oligopoly markets [Suits and Musgrave (1953), Delipalla and Keen (1992), and Skeath and Trandel (1994)] and results from the fundamental difference between Bertrand competition and Coumot competition in modeling oligopoly behavior.
Nonequivalence between the number of linkage groups and the number of chromosomes has also been reported in other studies (Young et al 1998, Vivek & Simon 1999).
Take, for instance, the transman, the dyke boi, the genderqueer: these figures now serve as powerful new forms of what both feminist and queer theory have taken as the nonequivalence between (biological, anatomical) sex and (social, psychic) gender.
This uniqueness, according to him, marks the limits of translation and announce the untranslatable aspect of language as manifested in the phenomenon of nonequivalence at all linguistic levels: lexical denotation and connotation, semantic, syntactic and contextual.
In a 1993 study aptly tided" The Nonequivalence of High School Equivalents;' Stephen Cameron and James Heckman found that recipients of a regular high-school degree earn approximately 11 percent more than youths with a GED certificate.
If computerized testing does not allow the examinee to skip around or know the number of items being administered as a conventional paper-and-pencil test does, then this is another factor that leads to nonequivalence between the two versions of the test (Moreland, 1992).
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