Unformatted text preview: t; (mechanism) between the process and the observations. Normally we implicate a particular process, and then make a statement about how that process will affect the phenomenon (data) under observation. THEORY: A body of knowledge which is used to pose hypotheses how does this relate to a "model"? OBSERVATION: The elements or phenomena under study for which information (data) is obtained or assigned. VARIABLE: A property or characteristic of each observation that can be measured. DATA VALUE: A particular instance of measurement of a variable of interest. The HYPOTHETICO-DEDUCTIVE Approach: CONCEPTS II DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS: Statistics for providin...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course GEOG 339 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at University of Calgary.
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