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## Some topics in social statistics

*David Firth*

### in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566540
- eISBN:
- 9780191718038
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0008
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter summarizes recent themes and research topics in social statistics, viewed as statistical methods of particular value in substantive research fields such as criminology, demography, ... More

## Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

*Steven J. Miller (ed.)*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691147611
- eISBN:
- 9781400866595
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Benford's law states that the leading digits of many data sets are not uniformly distributed from one through nine, but rather exhibit a profound bias. This bias is evident in everything from ... More

## Free Energy Sequential Monte Carlo, Application to Mixture Modelling *

*Nicolas Chopin and Pierre Jacob*

### in Bayesian Statistics 9

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199694587
- eISBN:
- 9780191731921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

We introduce a new class of Sequential Monte Carlo (SMC) methods, which we call free energy SMC. This class is inspired by free energy methods, which originate from physics, and where one samples ... 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

## Using Transformations in Sample Survey Inference

*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/9780198566625.003.0017
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Using transformations in sample survey inference is the final chapter of this book and describes the extension of the empirical best prediction approach to the situation where the population values ... More

## A Quick Introduction to Benfordʼs Law

*Steven J. Miller*

### in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691147611
- eISBN:
- 9781400866595
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter provides a brief overview of Benford's law. It states Benford's law of digit bias and describes its history. The chapter then discusses the origins of Benford's law and gives numerous ... More

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