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Glossary

  • Qualitative Research
    The study of human behavior that focuses on context and observations rather than numerical data or statistics.
  • Quantitative Research
    The study of human behavior that focuses on numerical data and statistics.
  • Query
    A filtered request from a database.
  • Query strings
    A filter request from a database contained in the URL of a webpage.