experimental variable

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Noun1.experimental variable - (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
factor - an independent variable in statistics
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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Conversely, each experimental variable may restrict or complicate direct comparisons of data from different research groups or institutions, depending on each variable's effect on the transmission outcome, making it impossible to combine data.
The accumulated survival of metamorphs increased significantly at the highest experimental variable temperature, followed by the medium and then the lowest temperatures (GLM: Wald X2 = 45.9, P = 0.000).
Martin offers this explanation: "A/B testing is the term used for randomly experimenting with a control variable (A) and an experimental variable (B) for the purpose of statistically testing a hypothesis." In the realm of online site design, A/B testing is used to compare two (or more), usually similar, versions of webpages or mobile pages to determine which version, A or B, users prefer.
Humidity as an experimental variable in thermal, microscopy and rheological experiments is well known and an important parameter to control or measure.
A case-based approach improves science students' experimental variable identification skills.
A Posttest-Only Control-Group Experimental Design was used for the conduct of a comprehensive study, with self assessment training as the experimental variable and the posttest as the results of the external examinations.
With relation to this, it is important to point out that the experimental variable (NO-O) was manipulated across lists, and not within lists.
Models 2 through 8 include the control variable plus one experimental variable each.
This unique, handy compilation of terms used by researchers in studying consciousness as an experimental variable ranges from "abnormal fusion" (cross-referenced to "binocular rivalry") to the Zollner effect.
Two writing samples were used as the experimental variable. Gender and different levels of academic achievement were also considered.

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