Characteristics of research

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Research scientist
Research scientist
Features of Research
  1. Empirical - based on observations and experimentation
  2. Systematic - follows orderly and sequential procedure.
  3. Controlled - all variables except those that are tested/experimented upon are kept constant.
  4. Employs hypothesis - guides the investigation process
  5. Analytical - There is critical analysis of all data used so that there is no error in their interpretation
  6. Objective, Unbiased, & Logical - all findings are logically based on empirical.
  7. Employs quantitative or statistical methods - data are transformed into numerical measures and are treated statistically.

See Also[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Feigenbaum, Edward A.; McCorduck, Pamela (1983). The fifth generation: Artificial intelligence and Japan's computer challenge to the world. ISBN 978-0-201-11519-2. 
  • Kendal, Simon; Creen, Malcolm (2006-10-04). An Introduction to Knowledge Engineering. ISBN 978-1-84628-475-5. 
  • Russell, Stuart Jonathan; Norvig, Peter (1995). Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. ISBN 0-13-103805-2.