**analysis** — /euh nal euh sis/, n., pl. analyses / seez /. 1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to synthesis). 2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its… … Universalium

**Group theory** — is a mathematical discipline, the part of abstract algebra that studies the algebraic structures known as groups. The development of group theory sprang from three main sources: number theory, theory of algebraic equations, and geometry. The… … Wikipedia

**End-user computing** — (EUC) is a group of approaches to computing that aim at better integrating end users into the computing environment or that attempt to realize the potential for high end computing to perform in a trustworthy manner in problem solving of the… … Wikipedia

**Group decision making** — (also known as collaborative decision making) is a situation faced when individuals are brought together in a group to solve problems. According to the idea of synergy, decisions made collectively tend to be more effective than decisions made by… … Wikipedia

**Group representation** — In the mathematical field of representation theory, group representations describe abstract groups in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces; in particular, they can be used to represent group elements as matrices so that the group… … Wikipedia

**Analysis of clinical trials** — Failure to include all participants in the analysis may bias the trial results. Most trials do not yield perfect data, however. Protocol violations may occur, such as when the patients do not receive the full intervention or the correct… … Wikipedia

**Group ring** — This page discusses the algebraic group ring of a discrete group; for the case of a topological group see group algebra, and for a general group see Group Hopf algebra. In algebra, a group ring is a free module and at the same time a ring,… … Wikipedia

**Group development** — The goal of most research on group development is to learn why and how small groups change over time. To do this, researchers examine patterns of change and continuity in groups over time. Aspects of a group that might be studied include the… … Wikipedia

**Analysis** — A psychology term for processes used to gain understanding of complex emotional or behavioral issues. * * * 1. The breaking up of a chemical compound or mixture into simpler elements; a process by which the composition of a substance is… … Medical dictionary

**Group of North American Insurance Enterprises** — Formed in 2003, the Group of North American Insurance Enterprises (GNAIE) consists of the Chief Financial Officers of many of the leading North American insurance companies including life insurers, property and casualty insurers, and reinsurers.… … Wikipedia