value judgement


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n value judgement an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
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In literature:

This is not a value judgement.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Thus all judgements as to what is useful depend upon judgements as to what has value on its own account.
"The Problems of Philosophy" by Bertrand Russell
Surely you must know the value of human judgement!
"Victory" by Joseph Conrad
The judgement of value which ought to be passed on the prophets is no clearer than the judgement of origin.
"Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity" by Kirsopp Lake
With taste and judgement the irregular grooving caused by the tool can be made of high decorative value.
"Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers" by George J. Cox

In news:

I think what started as minimal chit-chat questioning the values of food production and agriculture has now become a booming roar as celebrities, Hollywood, activists, politicians and the media pass judgements on farmers and ranchers.

In science:

This sweeping judgement overlooks the value of qualitative information of the kind which can be obtained by the analytical approach.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
The rating matrix may also be gathered implicitly based on user activity, for example a web search followed by click through may be interpreted as a positive value judgement for the chosen hyperlink .
A Comparative Study of Collaborative Filtering Algorithms
If uncertainties are not available from the literature, we use certain global values to the best of our judgement: (i) the direct capture reaction rate is usually calculated using the method described in Secs. 2.1 and 5.1.3 of Paper I.
Charged-Particle Thermonuclear Reaction Rates: III. Nuclear Physics Input
Type judgements are of three forms: Γ ⊢ v : T means that value v has type T , under the assumptions in typing Γ; Γ ⊢ P : T asserts that program P has type T , under the assumptions in Γ; and Γ ⊢ S means that sensor network S is well typed, assuming the typing Γ.
A Formal Model for Programming Wireless Sensor Networks