The process of grouping the data, that is, integrating the responses in terms of their origin and degree of similarity, was introduced in the previous chapter when we were discussing the process of counting. In the discussion that follows, grouping will be dealt with in more detail. In addition, we shall introduce other aspects of grouping and some aspects of arithmetical operations employed by social researchers to gain an overview of the data as a whole system of information per se, well as the relationship between its parts.
KeywordsSocial Research Line Graph Qualitative Researcher Class Interval Causal Network
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