## Beyond Regression: The Need for Predictive Models

*Rein Taagepera*

### in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199534661
- eISBN:
- 9780191715921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0018
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Society needs more from social sciences than they have delivered, and this book offers openings. To the society at large, quantitative social scientists presently seem no better at prediction than ... More

## Lectures on Complex Networks

*Sergey Dorogovtsev*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- May 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199548927
- eISBN:
- 9780191720574
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides a concise modern introduction to the science of complex networks. The book is based on lectures for university students and non-specialists. The aim is to introduce the world of ... More

## Outlook

*Sergey N. Dorogovtsev*

### in Lectures on Complex Networks

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- May 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199548927
- eISBN:
- 9780191720574
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0015
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this concluding section of the text, the three major milestones marking the history of the exploration of networks are indicated. These are: Leonhard Euler's work (1735), the introduction of ... More

## Graph Design for the Eye and Mind

*Stephen M. Kosslyn*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- March 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780195311846
- eISBN:
- 9780199847075
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311846.001.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Graphs have become a fixture of everyday life, used in scientific and business publications, in magazines and newspapers, on television, on billboards, and even on cereal boxes. Nonetheless, ... More

## Networks: An Introduction

*Mark Newman*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199206650
- eISBN:
- 9780191594175
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The scientific study of networks, including computer networks, social networks, and biological networks, has received an enormous amount of interest in the last few years. The rise of the Internet ... More

## Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

*Sergey V. Krivovichev*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199213207
- eISBN:
- 9780191707117
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213207.001.1
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This book deals with the structural crystallography of inorganic oxysalts in general. A special emphasis is placed upon structural topology and the methods of its description. The latter include ... More

## THE STRUCTURE OF COMPOSITION

*Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nešetřil*

### in Graphs and Homomorphisms

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528173
- eISBN:
- 9780191713644
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the structure, as opposed to just the existence, of the family of homomorphisms among a set of graphs. The difference is noticeable with even just one graph. For instance, a ... More

## TREE DECOMPOSITIONS OF GRAPHS

*Rolf Niedermeier*

### in Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter provides an introduction to tree decomposition and treewidth, important concepts from modern graph theory. Treewidth is one of the best studied and most significant structural ... More

## SELECTED CASE STUDIES

*Rolf Niedermeier*

### in Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0015
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter briefly illustrates numerous case studies for parameterized complexity analysis. It begins with problems on planar and more general graphs, then discusses graph modification and other ... More

## Recommendations for Better Regression

*Rein Taagepera*

### in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199534661
- eISBN:
- 9780191715921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0015
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Take seriously the introductory advice by most introductory texts of statistics: graph the data and look at the graph so as to make sure linear regression makes sense from a statistical viewpoint. ... More