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English translation: as a proxy indicator / indirect measure

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Italian term or phrase:proxy
English translation:as a proxy indicator / indirect measure
Entered by: Alexander Chisholm
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07:53 Sep 6, 2011
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / survey of experts
Italian term or phrase: proxy
this is from a repot on a survey regarding a medical device:

Its in relation to how relationships among respondents can be elucidated from their publications.

"La proxy delle relazioni di collaborazione è stata individuata nel numero delle coauthorship presenti in articoli pubblicati su riviste scientifiche internazionali"

I'm niot sure what proxy means here - the usual English meaning or would an Italian author use it to mean something else?
Alexander Chisholm
Local time: 06:49
as a proxy indicator / indirect measure
Explanation:
as a proxy indicator of the relationship... we used the number of...

in questo senso:

What is proxy indicator? definition and meaning
Definition of proxy indicator: Indirect measure or sign that approximates or represents a phenomenon in the absence of a direct measure or sign. Number of ...
www.businessdictionary.com/definition/proxy-indicator.html - Cached - Similar

or you could just say "to evaluate/estimate/assess..."
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luskie
Local time: 06:49
Grading comment
Many thanks.
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as a proxy indicator / indirect measure


Explanation:
as a proxy indicator of the relationship... we used the number of...

in questo senso:

What is proxy indicator? definition and meaning
Definition of proxy indicator: Indirect measure or sign that approximates or represents a phenomenon in the absence of a direct measure or sign. Number of ...
www.businessdictionary.com/definition/proxy-indicator.html - Cached - Similar

or you could just say "to evaluate/estimate/assess..."

luskie
Local time: 06:49
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Many thanks.

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