Specificity

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Specificity may refer to:

  • Being specific (disambiguation)
  • Specificity (statistics), the proportion of negatives in a binary classification test which are correctly identified
  • A contrast related to definiteness, in linguistics: whether a noun phrase has a particular referent, as opposed to referring to any member of a class
  • Particular, as opposed to abstract, in philosophy
  • Asset specificity, the extent to which the investments made to support a particular transaction have a higher value to that transaction than they would have if they were redeployed for any other purpose
  • Domain specificity, theory that many aspects of cognition are supported by specialized, presumably evolutionarily specified, learning devices

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