numerosity


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Noun1.numerosity - a large number
number, figure - the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
multitudinousness - a very large number (especially of people)
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Perhaps it was the variability in the number of reinforcers per entry associated with the constant-duration terminal link, which they termed "numerosity" (p.
(19) The circuit court found that the numerosity requirement of rule 52.08(a) was met, but the court did not make any determinations regarding the commonality and typicality requirements.
(24) A party seeking certification of a class must survive a rigorous analysis to determine if it has met its burden to show numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy of representation.
Rule 23(a) contains four basic requirements for class actions: numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy of representation.
(7) If the common methodology had found that only a small number of class members were impacted by the REC rule, the court might then have been forced to decide whether the numerosity requirement of rule 23(a) was satisfied.
For class certification, a case must satisfy each of the criteria in Rule 23(a)(1), (2), (3), and (4): numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy.
Subitizing is "instantly seeing how many." From a Latin word meaning suddenly, subitizing is the direct perceptual apprehension of the numerosity of a group.
Numerosity (sometimes called subitizing) is the most basic of these abilities; it involves quickly determining the quantity of up to about four items or events without counting.
It was only after the Court concluded that the numerosity requirement failed to satisfy its new definition of jurisdiction that the Court conjured up the clear statement rule.
Freudenthal (1973) described four aspects of number: counting number, numerosity number ("manyness"), measurement number, and reckoning number.
Rule 23(a)(I) provides that "[o]ne or more members of a class may sue or be sued as representative parties on behalf of all members only if [] the class is so numerous that joinder of all members is impracticable." (228) Until recently, the so-called "numerosity" requirement rarely posed a roadblock to class certification, and defendants frequently stipulated to this element.
For example, FM has been successfully applied for analyzing (a) numerosity judgments among children as young as 3 years, (b) area judgment among children and adolescents blind from birth, (c) moral judgment among persons with autism and persons with learning disabilities, (d) performance judgments among completely illiterate peasants living at the border of the Sahara, (f) esthetic emotion associated with music excerpts, and (g) ethical thinking among elderly people who were about to die.