RESTRICTION CONTROL Definition

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RESTRICTION CONTROL, in accounting, is one type of inference control over output from a database.  To prevent a user who has access only to summary information from inferring details of a particular record the user can see the results from only five or more records combined, not fewer than five records.

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CONTINGENT ASSET is a possible asset from past events whose existence will be confirmed only by the occurrence or non-occurrence of one or more uncertain future events not wholly within the control of the enterprise.

PROBABILITY PROPORTIONAL TO SIZE SAMPLING (PPS) is a sampling plan that bases the likelihood of selecting a particular account on the relative size of that account, so larger accounts have a greater probability of being selected for the sample than smaller accounts. Also known as dollar unit.

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