BOTTOM-UP ANALYSIS

n. problem-solving as approached through inductive reasoning. The technique is to analyze the problem starting from existing data and evidence up to its more abstract aspects. See bottom-up processing- also inductive reasoning. Compare top-down analysis.

BOTTOM-UP ANALYSIS: "It is much easier to start with available data and work your way up to a hypothesis using the bottom-up analysis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOTTOM-UP ANALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bottom-up-analysis/ (accessed February 16, 2020).
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