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Data analysis techniques

Michele Maggiore

in Gravitational Waves: Volume 1: Theory and Experiments

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570745
eISBN:
9780191717666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570745.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter deals with experimental aspects of gravitational waves. It defines spectral strain sensitivity, describes the detector's noise and the pattern functions that encode its angular ... More


Characteristics of Auditory and Visual Scenes

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

If the goal of sensory systems is to maximize information transmission, there should be a match between the functioning of the sensory systems and the statistical properties of the objects in the ... More


Objective Epistemic Probability

Peter Achinstein

in The Book of Evidence

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143898
eISBN:
9780199833023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143892.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

A new concept of probability ‐ objective epistemic probability ‐ is introduced and defended. It is epistemic because it is a measure of the degree of reasonableness of believing something; it is ... More


Bayesian Models of Sensory Cue Integration

David C. Knill

in Bayesian Brain: Probabilistic Approaches to Neural Coding

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042383
eISBN:
9780262294188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042383.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses how the Bayesian probability theory can be used as a framework in integrating multiple sensory cues, introduces elements of Bayesian theories of perception, and describes some ... More


The Anatomy of Bias: How Neural Circuits Weigh the Options

Jan Lauwereyns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123105
eISBN:
9780262277990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123105.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book examines the neural underpinnings of decision-making using “bias” as its core concept, rather than the more common but noncommittal terms “selection” and “attention.” It offers an ... More


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