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: A Practical Approach to the Study of Bonebeds

David A. Eberth, Raymond R. Rogers, and Anthony R. Fiorillo

in Bonebeds: Genesis, Analysis, and Paleobiological Significance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226723709
eISBN:
9780226723730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723730.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Every bonebed preserved in the stratigraphic record reflects the interplay of complex physical, chemical, and biological phenomena. Rocks provide the overall context for bonebeds preserved in the ... More


Accountability Analysis in Practice: NHS Contracts

A. C. L. Davies

in Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter develops accountability analysis to reflect the richness and variety of the empirical material available on NHS contracts. It prepares the ground for the case study in two stages. First, ... More


Adjusting Imperfect Data: Overview and Case Studies

Lars Vilhuber

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses two data elements that remain fundamentally different across countries—the sampling or data collection methodology and the basic unit of analysis (establishment or firm)—and ... More


Background theory for data collection

Jacqueline Cole

in Crystal Structure Analysis: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219469
eISBN:
9780191722516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219469.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter describes the theory behind X-ray diffraction data collection, and reduction. A diffraction pattern is the Fourier transform of the crystal structure, and can be described in terms of ... More


Big Data Expands with Passive Data Capture

Russell Walker

in From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199378326
eISBN:
9780199378340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378326.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the emergence of passive data capture as a compelling source of Big Data. Various types of passive data capture are discussed, such as those stemming from RFID technology, ... More


Birth cohorts: a resource for life course studies

Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Mia Madsen, and Debbie A Lawlor

in Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses issues concerned with the design and practicalities of setting up birth cohorts for life course epidemiology. The demand for a blueprint of the ideal birth cohort study is ... More


Bonebeds: Genesis, Analysis, and Paleobiological Significance

Raymond R. Rogers, David A. Eberth, and Anthony R. Fiorillo (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226723709
eISBN:
9780226723730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723730.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The vertebrate fossil record extends back more than 500 million years, and bonebeds—localized concentrations of the skeletal remains of vertebrate animals—help unlock the secrets of this long ... More


Breaking New Ground: Qualitative CDM

Irwin Epstein

in Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses two qualitative CDM doctoral dissertations as well as a single qualitative CDM study initiated by a practitioner. It considers the unique methodological requirements and ... More


Carrying Out the Research

Simon Learmount

in Corporate Governance: What Can Be Learned From Japan?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269082
eISBN:
9780191719257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269082.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The reason for the confusion over how Japanese corporate governance works in practice is that up until now, there has been a lack of inquiry and analysis which is ‘close to the action’, in other ... More


Challenges and Opportunities

Michael A. Livermore

in The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199934386
eISBN:
9780199333028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934386.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the potential of cost-benefit analysis as a regulatory tool is almost universally acknowledged, researchers must continue to work to overcome obstacles associated with data collection and ... More


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