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Descriptor in English: Forecasting
Descriptor in Spanish: Predicción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Previsões
Descriptor in French: Prévision
Entry term(s): Future
Futurology
Predictions and Projections
Projections and Predictions
Tree number(s): I01.320
SP4.127.413.669
SP8.946.819.874
Scope note: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
Annotation: IM general only; consider also as IM coord with specific subject /trends (IM) if future is particularly significant: Manual 19.8.76, 35.2.9
Allowable Qualifiers: MT methods
Online Note: use FORECASTING to search FUTUROLOGY 1971-79
History Note: 80; was FUTUROLOGY 1971-79
See also the descriptors: Health Evaluation DeCS
DeCS UI: 5678
Descriptor UI: D005544
Date Established: 1971/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/25
Forecasting - Preferred
Concept UI M0008735
Scope note The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
Preferred term Forecasting
Entry term(s) Predictions and Projections
Projections and Predictions
Future - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008736
Preferred term Future
Futurology - Broader
Concept UI M0008737
Preferred term Futurology



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