Methodology

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Methodology brings together the design, algorithm, and process as a logically structured approach to an activity such as sampling, weighting, harmonization, imputation, collection management, etc. A methodology in normally informed by earlier research and clarifies how earlier research methods were incorporated into the current work.

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name
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A linguistic signifier. Human understandable name (word, phrase, or mnemonic) that reflects the ISO/IEC 11179-5 naming principles. If more than one name is provided provide a context to differentiate usage.
usage
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Explanation of the ways in which some decision or object is employed. Supports the use of multiple languages and structured text.
rationale
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Explanation of the reasons some decision was made or some object exists. Supports the use of multiple languages and structured text.
overview
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Short natural language account of the information obtained from the combination of properties and relationships associated with an object. Supports the use of multiple languages and structured text.
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hasDesign
Design used to form the Methodology
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Aggregation
hasProcess
Process used to implement the Methodology
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isExpressedBy
An algorithm that defines the Methodology in a generic way.
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Aggregation
componentMethodology
A methodology which is a component part of this Methodology
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Aggregation

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