Definitions for "Variables"
Data or some characteristics that show variability. The characteristic may be numerical (quantitative) or non-numerical (qualitative).
1. any quantity that is subject to variation. 2. anything that is subject to quantitative change, as behavioral responses.
Different descriptions of the characteristics of people within a postcode.
qualities on which units of analysis vary. Thus, if a person is the unit of analysis in, say, a social survey, examples of variables might be their social class, gender, attitudes to politics, and so on. Variables can be measured at a variety of levels, according to which they can be subjected to specific mathematical operations. In considering relationships between variables it is important to define which is a causal (or independent) variable, and which is an effect (dependent) variable.
Refers to things in the world that can be measured and that can vary. go to glossary index
A variable is something that can vary/change: such as thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, the subject matter of psychology. In psychological experiments we control, observe, and measure a number of different types of variable. These would include the independent variable, the dependent variable, and extraneous variables. The control, observation, and measurement of such is the hallmark of the experimental method in science.
are strings that are used in Makefile files to be replaced by their value each time they appear. Usually they are set at the beginning of the Makefile. They are used to simplify Makefile and source files tree management. More generally, variables in programming, are words that refer to other entities (numbers, strings, tables, etc.) that are likely to vary while the program is executing.
Text-strings of the form %VARIABLE% that are expanded on the fly into text, image, or any other type of embedded content; there are system variables coded into the main TWiki package, preferences settings, and Plugins variables. Details...
Keywords:  yacas, bound, object, symbolic, value
Properties of objects that can take on different values.
Variables are symbolic atoms bound to a "value". Value is any Yacas object, such as an atom or a list. For example, after executing
Named pieces of data of different types. The value of variables can be changed, and the value can be referred to by the name of the variable.
factors influencing visual perception including distance, angle of observation, time, size or scale, season of the year, light, and atmospheric conditions.
These are "place holders" used in programs or templates. They can be used to hold values that can be assigned at any time, and then displayed as the user desires.
Special storage places where a computer program can store information.
Any item listed in the specifications for which the amount is an unknown.
Keywords:  slow, speed, animation, down, color
Variables allow change within a program. For example, you can change colors by changing the color variables. You can speed up or slow down an animation by changing the speed or timing variable for the animation.
The data elements of an object. Also called attributes. 15.20
Keywords:  section, types, called
the section called “Variables”, the section called “Types of variables
Keywords:  represent, data, name
A name used to represent data.
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