index of dissimilarity

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Index of dissimilarity — The index of dissimilarity is a demographic measure of the evenness with which two groups are distributed across the component geographic areas that make up a larger area. The index score can also be interpreted as the percentage of one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • dissimilarity index — dissimilarity, index of …   Dictionary of sociology

  • dissimilarity — index contradistinction, contraposition, deviation, difference, discord, discrepancy, distortion, diversity …   Law dictionary

  • dissimilarity, index of — A statistic used to measure the overall difference between two percentage distributions. It is calculated by summing the differences between the numbers in each pair of corresponding values and dividing by 2. The result lies in the range 0 to… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Success likelihood index method — (SLIM)= Success Likelihood Index Method (SLIM) is a technique used in the field of Human reliability Assessment (HRA), for the purposes of evaluating the probability of a human error occurring throughout the completion of a specific task. From… …   Wikipedia

  • perceivable dissimilarity — index distinction (difference), identity (individuality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Occupational segregation — is the distribution of groups defined by ascribed characteristics, mostly gender, across occupations. More basically, it is the concentration of a similar group of people (be they males, females, whites, blacks, etc.) in a job. Occupational… …   Wikipedia

  • Occupational inequality — is the unequal treatment of people based on gender or race in the workplace. When researchers study trends in occupational inequality they usually focus on distribution or allocation pattern of groups across occupations, for example, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Geographical segregation — exists whenever the proportions of population rates of two or more populations are not throughout a defined space. Populations can be considered any plant or animal species, human genders, followers of a certain religion, people of different… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.