Path analysis

Path analysis

"Path Analysis" may mean:

* Path analysis (statistics), a statistical method of finding cause/effect relationships
* Path analysis (computing), a method for finding the trail that leads users to websites
* Critical Path Method, an operations research technique


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  • critical path analysis — noun The working out with the aid of a computer the sequence of operations that must be followed in order to complete a complex piece of work in the minimum time • • • Main Entry: ↑critic …   Useful english dictionary

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