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Hypothesis (Jargon Buster)

Hypothesis (Jargon Buster)
Definition:


A supposition or explanation (theory) that is provisionally accepted in order to interpret certain events or phenomena, and to provide guidance for further investigation.

A hypothesis may be proven correct or wrong, and must be capable of refutation.

If it remains unrefuted by facts, it is said to be verified or corroborated.


Source:

Business Dictionary.com


To some extent GBE Issue Papers fall into the category Hypothesis.

They are based on known information, tried and tested principles, or propose new thinking that may not be in published information.

They propose surveys or research that need to be carried out to collect data or evidence.

They include GBE Case Studies of building failures or successes, if available GBE Evidence Based Case studies

Where they can be they are backed up with GBE Calculators consisting of GBE Equations and GBE DataSets.


© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
7th November 2015 – 3rd December 2016

Hypothesis (Jargon Buster)
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GBE Code

GBE Jargon Buster


GBE Issue Papers


GBE Case Studies 

GBE Evidence Based Case studies


GBE Calculators

GBE Equations 

GBE DataSets


© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
7th November 2015 – 3rd December 2016

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