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Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

John E. Till and Helen Grogan (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195127270
eISBN:
9780199869121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127270.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This book is an update and major revision to Radiological Assessment: A Textbook on Environmental Dose Analysis published by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1983. It focuses on risk to the ... More


Developing predictive models

E. J. Milner-Gulland and Marcus Rowcliffe

in Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The effective management of natural resources use requires a mechanistic understanding of the system, not just correlations between variables of the kind discussed in Chapter 4. Understanding may ... More


Supervised Learning in Game Data Science: Model Validation and Evaluation

Magy Seif El-Nasr, Truong Huy Nguyen Dinh, Alessandro Canossa, and Anders Drachen

in Game Data Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192897879
eISBN:
9780191919466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897879.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Game Studies

This chapter focuses on two specific steps in the machine learning process, called model validation and model evaluation. Specifically, model validation is the step used to tune the hyperparameters ... More


Learning and Model Validation: An Example *

In‐Koo Cho and Kenneth Kasa

in Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666126
eISBN:
9780191749278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666126.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter studies adaptive learning with multiple models. An agent is aware of potential model misspecification, and tries to detect it, in realtime, using an econometric specification test. If ... More


Post-analysis Procedures

Joseph A. Veech

in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

There are several additional statistical procedures that can be conducted after a habitat analysis. The statistical model produced by a habitat analysis can be assessed for fit to the data. Model fit ... More


Introduction

Thomas J. Sargent and Jouko Vilmunen

in Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666126
eISBN:
9780191749278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666126.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The logical structures that emerge from striving to put economic theory at the service of public policy are intrinsically beautiful in their internal structures and also useful in their applications. ... More


Anti-Poverty Policy

Cathal O'Donoghue

in Practical Microsimulation Modelling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198852872
eISBN:
9780191887178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852872.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the development of a static microsimulation model for the purpose of undertaking an anti-poverty policy reform. Microsimulation models, which simulate the legislative detail of ... More


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