Positive Control

Positive control may refer to:

  • Positive control group in scientific controlled experiments
  • Positive control, the Air traffic control practice of controlling aircraft whose positions are determined by direct radar observation

Other articles related to "control, positive control":

Science Experiments - Types of Experiment - Controlled Experiments
... results obtained from an experimental sample against a control sample, which is practically identical to the experimental sample except for the one aspect whose effect is being tested (the independent ... group (treatment group) and the one receiving the placebo would be the control one ... to have several replicate samples for the test being performed and have both a positive control and a negative control ...
Clandestine Cell System - Non-traditional Models, Exemplified By Al-Qaeda - Operational Cells
... because such cells are dispersed back to their own local control (or negative control—proscribed behavior—with positive control only coming in the form of ... Assuming that the al-Qaeda operational technique is not to use positive control, their operations may be more random, but also more unpredictable for counterterror forces ... If their cells truly need constant control, there are communications links that might be detected by SIGINT, and if their command can be disrupted, the field units could not function ...

Famous quotes containing the words control and/or positive:

    Not being able to control events, I control myself; and I adapt myself to them, if they do not adapt themselves to me.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    Regna regnis lupi, The State is a wolf unto the State. It is not a pessimistic lamentation like the old homo homini lupus [Man is a wolf to Man], but a positive creed and political ideal.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)