What is randomization?

  • (noun): A deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance.
    Synonyms: randomisation


Randomization is the process of making something random; this means:

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Some articles on randomization:

The Mendelian Randomization Approach
... Mendelian randomization is a method that allows one to test for, or in certain cases to estimate, a causal effect from observational data in the presence of confounding factors ... In this regard, Mendelian randomization can be thought of as a “natural” RCT ... Mendelian randomization relies on getting good estimates from genetic association studies ...
Randomization - Techniques
... Although historically "manual" randomization techniques (such as shuffling cards, drawing pieces of paper from a bag, spinning a roulette wheel) were common, nowadays automated techniques are ... Non-algorithmic randomization methods include Casting yarrow stalks (for the I Ching) Throwing dice Drawing straws Shuffling cards Roulette wheels ...
Randomised - Applications - Gambling
... Randomization is used extensively in the field of gambling (or generally being random) ... Because poor randomization may allow a skilled gambler to take advantage, much research has been devoted to effective randomization ...
Completely Randomized Design - Randomization
... By randomization, that is to say the run sequence of the experimental units is determined randomly ... In practice, the randomization is typically performed by a computer program ... However, the randomization can also be generated from random number tables or by some physical mechanism (e.g ...
Stack Buffer Overflow - Protection Schemes - Randomization
... the data another mitigation technique is to introduce randomization to the memory space of the executing program ... The entropy of the randomization is different from implementation to implementation and a low enough entropy can in itself be a problem in terms of brute forcing the memory space that is randomized ...