0

So, it is a word that that is used with 'analysis' and it means to calculate using all possible values to prepare a chart (I only know this meaning, it is not the dictionary meaning). Let me give you a background: E.g. In a case study, I have a window size of 2x3. Now, I have been asked to calculate the different properties for all varying possible sizes. e.g 3x3, 3x4, 3x5, 2x4, 2x5, 3x2, etc. And then to prepare a table. What is this type of analysis called?

  • 1
    You’re probably thinking of permutations. – Dan Bron Apr 19 at 11:36
  • no, it is not permutations, because 'permutation analysis' does not fit. Thank you though, I can still use it. – rukuto Apr 20 at 11:24
  • what do you mean “doesn’t fit”? Are you doing a crossword? – Dan Bron Apr 20 at 13:05
  • when I said it does not fit, I meant that the two words 'permutation' and 'analysis', when used together, do not form the meaning that I am looking for. – rukuto Apr 23 at 23:57
2

I think the word you're looking for is

Permutations

It is a mathematical term used in Probability.

Here are the definitions: Permutation wiki

Permutation dictionary.com

Not to be confused with 'Combinations'

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.