Definition of Randomisation

1. Noun. A deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance.

Exact synonyms: Randomization
Generic synonyms: Organisation, Organization
Derivative terms: Randomise, Randomize



Definition of Randomisation

1. Noun. (British) (alternative spelling of randomization) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Randomisation

1. The process by which patients in a clinical trial are randomly assigned to different treatments Randomisation minimizes the differences among groups by equally distributing people with particular characteristics among all the trial arms. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Randomisation

random sample
random samples
random sampling
random seed
random sequence
random variable
random variables
random walk
random walker
random waves
randomer
randomers
randomest
randomicity
randominity
randomisation (current term)
randomisations
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randomised controlled trials
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randomity
randomizable

Literary usage of Randomisation

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1. Evaluating Local Economic and Employment Development: How to Assess What by Alistair Nolan, Ging Wong (2004)
"Although often treated as the gold standard in evaluation, randomisation is not without its limitations (Bottomley and Walker, 1996; Stafford et al, 2002). ..."

2. Social Sciences and Innovation by Oecd (2001)
"I am thinking especially of RA Fisher's seminal work on experimental design, based on randomisation, as well as his work in statistical estimation theory. ..."

3. State of the Art in Probability and Statistics: Festschrift for Willem R by Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, A. W. van der Vaart (2001)
"It is a theorem (due to Naimark) that any generalised measurement whatever can be realised by a simple measurement after a 'quantum randomisation'. ..."

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