August 21, 2019

What is the broad classification of Research?

  1. Qualitative research:
    1. Dealing with phenomena that are difficult or impossible to quantify mathematically such as beliefs, attributes, values etc.
    2. Aims to gather in depth understanding of human behaviour and the reasons that govern such behaviours.
  2. Quantitative research
    1. Systematic empirical investigation of any phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques.
    2. The objective is to develop and employ mathematical models, theories and hypotheses pertaining to phenomena.

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