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?

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    You’re probably thinking of permutations.
    – Dan Bron
    Apr 19, 2019 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, 2019 at 11:24
  • what do you mean “doesn’t fit”? Are you doing a crossword?
    – Dan Bron
    Apr 20, 2019 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, 2019 at 23:57

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I think the word you're looking for is


It is a mathematical term used in Probability.

Here are the definitions: Permutation wiki

Permutation dictionary.com

Not to be confused with 'Combinations'

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