A variable of general character "within which changes in states of the basic variables occur" (G. KLIR, 1991, p.49).
"The most frequent examples of supporting variables are those representing time, space, or various populations of individuals at the same time" (Ibid).
- 1) General information
- 2) Methodology or model
- 3) Epistemology, ontology and semantics
- 4) Human sciences
- 5) Discipline oriented
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