1 any number of entities (members) considered as a unit [syn: group]
2 the activity of putting things together in groups
3 a system for classifying things into groups [syn: pigeonholing]
- Rhymes with: -uːpɪŋ
- present participle of group
Grouping is form of hierarchical knowledge representation, similar to mind mapping, concept mapping and argument mapping, all of which need to observe at least some of the principles of grouping.
The principles of grouping include MECE (mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive), levels of abstraction and horizontal and vertical congruence.
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