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What is a Secondary Data Set?

Thomas P. Vartanian

in Secondary Data Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explains the differences between primary and secondary data sets. It explains how secondary data sets are typically collected, the ability of large institutions to collect both sizable ... More


The limits of conventional cladistic analysis

Jerrold I. Davis, Kevin C. Nixon, and Damon P. Little

in Parsimony, Phylogeny, and Genomics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297306
eISBN:
9780191713729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297306.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Software for cladistic analysis has been widely available for more than twenty years, and a series of advances made during this time have facilitated the analysis of matrices of ever-increasing size. ... More


Decomposing Muscle Activity in Motor TasksMethods and Interpretation

Lena H. Ting and Stacie A. Chvatal

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter examines methodologies for dimensional analysis and linear decomposition of multivariate data sets, and discusses their implicit hypotheses and interpretations for muscle coordination of ... More


Initial transformations

J. C. Gower and G. B. Dijksterhuis

in Procrustes Problems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198510581
eISBN:
9780191708961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510581.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter discusses initial transformations that may be useful before embarking on a Procrustes analysis proper. Data-scaling and configuration-scaling are the terms adopted for the many kinds of ... More


Advantages, Disadvantages, Feasibility, and Appropriateness of Using Secondary Data

Thomas P. Vartanian

in Secondary Data Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines factors to consider when thinking about using large secondary data sets. These include advantages of using such data, e.g., cost and time advantages; the ability to follow ... More


Computational Molecular Evolution

Ziheng Yang

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198567028
eISBN:
9780191728280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567028.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The field of molecular evolution has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rapid accumulation of genetic sequence data, continuous improvements to computer hardware and software, ... More


Covariance Structures for Dynamic Error Components

Manuel Arellano

in Panel Data Econometrics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199245284
eISBN:
9780191602481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245282.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyses the time series properties of panel data sets, focusing on short panels. It discusses time effects and moving average covariances. It presents estimates of covariance structures ... More


Re-Construction of Private Indicators for Public Purposes *

Katharina Pistor

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies the history of the first generation of indicators of governmental institutional quality. These (international) indicators include labels such as ‘bureaucratic efficiency’ and ... More


Relating Elector to Voter Preferences

Ian Budge, Hans Keman, Michael McDonald, and Paul Pennings

in Organizing Democratic Choice: Party Representation Over Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654932
eISBN:
9780191741685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654932.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As citizen-electors and voters are different bodies of people, particularly in terms of the choice situation within which they express their preferences, we cannot simply assume that they are the ... More


Analysis of Benchmarks

Chapelle Olivier, Schölkopf Bernhard, and Zien Alexander

in Semi-Supervised Learning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033589
eISBN:
9780262255899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033589.003.0021
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter assesses the strengths and weaknesses of different semi-supervised learning (SSL) algorithms through inviting the authors of each chapter in this book to apply their algorithms to eight ... More


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