retrodictive

retrodictive

(ˌrɛtrəˈdɪktɪv)
adj
of or relating to retrodicting or retrodiction
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Researching complex dynamic systems: "Retrodictive qualitative modelling" in the language classroom.
Causally connecting an occupational injury to fibromyalgia, "a retrodictive causal proposition can rarely be determined to be certainly true or certainly false." (289) Evidence of such a link is limited to a few studies or case reports, which are inadequate to create a causal connection with the necessary scientific proof.
Researching complex dynamic systems: "Retrodictive qualitative modeling" in the language classroom.
It involves the use of ideographic thinking that is historical and retrodictive, as opposed to nomothetic explorations that are universal and predictive [2].
Indirect Illocutionary Act: This statement is indirectly retrodictive. The speaker thinks of the many good deeds that could be rehearsed.
Even if such a predictive project is not realized, retrodictive rhetorical studies can contribute to understanding how policies and actions may be justified after the fact and how these justifications structure responses.
The fact is any historical study of documents from the ancient eastern Mediterranean is a retrodictive work of comparison.
This field of enfolded but also outreaching relations, many of which are more complex than dyadic relations of action and reaction, effort and resistance, offers the means by which to evaluate the reliability of at least some of our predictive and retrodictive signs.
This problem seems to me an insuperable barrier to using the retrodictive tests of naturalism.
By Hermitian reversibility of a transition amplitude (replacing Bayesian reversibility of a transition probability) the retrodictive and retroactive aspects of decoding (measuring, retroparing) are made all the more radical.
We are not sure which way the causation runs in what Dagan calls his "retrodictive" approach, which he defines as "the ability ...
Noting that "the search for an adequate theory or interpretation of fascism has generally ended in failure," Payne argues for acceptance of a "retrodictive theory" that would provide a historical multi-causal explanation of the factors that made fascism successful in certain European countries (487).