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Theoretical implications

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter summarizes the CVX theory and discuss its implications for theories of grammar: the tabula rasa position, substantive and formal universals, principles and parameters theory, and ... More


Regression with a Dichotomous Dependent Variable Regression with a Dichotomous Dependent Variable

John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme

in Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329452
eISBN:
9780199864812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the use of binary logistic regression (also known simply as logistic or logit regression), a versatile and popular method for modeling relationships between a dichotomous ... More


Statistical Physics and Economic Fluctuations

H. Eugene Stanley, Xavier Gabaix, Parameswaran Gopikrishnan, and Vasiliki Plerou

in The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

To try to understand better puzzles regarding economic fluctuations, this chapter presents an overview of collaborative research between economists and physicists, which is focused on applying ideas ... More


Outlier Robust Prediction

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Outlier robust prediction describes methods for estimating the population total when the sample contains representative outliers, i.e. true values that are extremely unlikely under the working model, ... More


Other Topics

Timo Teräsvirta, Dag Tjøstheim, and W. J. Granger

in Modelling Nonlinear Economic Time Series

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587148
eISBN:
9780191595387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587148.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter contains a brief overview of three different topics. First, effects of aggregation of nonlinear models are considered. The second topic is modelling time‐varying seasonal variation in ... More


Chkalovskiy: The Final Pieces

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the efforts of the team to address the problem of the remaining outliers, and presents the interviews with the victims' families. Next, it discusses a previous theory on the ... More


Detecting Outliers and Breaks Using IIS

David F. Hendry

in Empirical Model Discovery and Theory Evaluation: Automatic Selection Methods in Econometrics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262028356
eISBN:
9780262324410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028356.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The last of our six stages concerns detecting outliers and breaks. Impulse-indicator saturation (IIS: see Hendry et al., 2008, and Johansen and Nielsen, 2009) is analyzed under the null of no ... More


Evidence Functions and the Optimality of the Law of Likelihood

Subhash R. Lele

in The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Statistical, Philosophical, and Empirical Considerations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789552
eISBN:
9780226789583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789583.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter formulates a class of functions, called evidence functions, which may be used to characterize the strength of evidence for one hypothesis over a competing hypothesis. It shows that the ... More


The Nature of Scientific Evidence: A Forward-Looking Synthesis

Mark L. Taper and Subhash R. Lele

in The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Statistical, Philosophical, and Empirical Considerations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789552
eISBN:
9780226789583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789583.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

A method that has proved extremely successful in the history of science is to take ideas about how nature works, whether obtained deductively or inductively, and translate them into quantitative ... More


Matou, Nga Tikopia (Tikopia, 1977)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the fieldwork conducted at Tikopia, a Polynesian Outlier a day's sail from Anuta. The island is famous among anthropologists for being the subject of a deeply engaged ... More


The role of innovation

Alexander Betts, Louise Bloom, Josiah Kaplan, and Josiah Naohiko

in Refugee Economies: Forced Displacement and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795681
eISBN:
9780191836985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795681.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter revisits one of the central themes in the book’s conceptual framework: the role of refugee agency in refugee economies. It explores how refugees innovate in their income-generating ... More


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