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Ideal-Observer Models of Cue Integration

Michael S. Landy, Martin S. Banks, and David C. Knill

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the field of cue combination from the perspective of optimal cue integration. It works through a number of qualitatively different problems and ... More


Statistical Protocols

Partha P. Mitra and Hemant Bokil

in Observed Brain Dynamics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195178081
eISBN:
9780199864829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178081.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter provides a mini-review of classical and modern statistical methods for data analysis. Topics covered include method of least squares, data visualization, point estimation, interval ... More


Evidence and Probability Data

Steven J. Osterlind

in The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter discusses evidence and probability data with particular attention on Bayesian estimation. The Protestant ethic slowed probability developments in the United States, but the idea of ... More


DSGE Modeling

Edward P. Herbst and Frank Schorfheide

in Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161082
eISBN:
9781400873739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161082.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses how dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models are now widely used by academics to conduct empirical research macroeconomics, as well as by central banks to interpret ... More


From Linear to Nonlinear DSGE Models

Edward P. Herbst and Frank Schorfheide

in Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161082
eISBN:
9781400873739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161082.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents computational techniques that can be used to estimate DSGE models that have been solved with nonlinear techniques, such as higher-order perturbation methods or projection ... More


Particle Filters

Edward P. Herbst and Frank Schorfheide

in Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161082
eISBN:
9781400873739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161082.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explains how the key difficulty that arises when the Bayesian estimation of DSGE models is extended from linear to nonlinear models is the evaluation of the likelihood function, and ... More


Improved frequentist prediction intervals for autoregressive models by simulation

Jouni Helske and Jukka Nyblom

in Unobserved Components and Time Series Econometrics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199683666
eISBN:
9780191763298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683666.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

It is well known that the so-called plug-in prediction intervals for autoregressive processes, with Gaussian disturbances, are too short, i.e. the coverage probabilities fall below the nominal ones. ... More


From Event Reports to Protest Analysis

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter introduces the main elements of the research design for the empirical chapters in the book. Starting with the event reports provided by the Mass Mobilization in Autocracies Database, the ... More


Greenhouse gas flux inversion

F. Chevallier

in Advanced Data Assimilation for Geosciences: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, June 2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198723844
eISBN:
9780191791185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723844.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter is a short overview of the art of inferring CO2 sources and sinks from atmospheric mole fraction measurements, with an opening towards other greenhouse gases, such as methane, for which ... More


The Role of Monetary Policy in Turkey during the Global Financial Crisis

Harun Alp and Selim Elekdağ

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Turkey is an interesting case study because it was one of the hardest hit countries by the crisis, with a year-over-year contraction of 15 percent during the first quarter of 2009. At the same time, ... More


Background

Adrian Schneider and Gina M. Cannarozzi

in Codon Evolution: Mechanisms and Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199601165
eISBN:
9780191810114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601165.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This background chapter summarizes some of the basic concepts used in molecular evolution, such as the use of Markov models in modelling sequence evolution as well as maximum-likelihood and Bayesian ... More


Reinforcement or Substitution? Internet and Protest across Different Autocracies

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Autocratic regimes differ in the extent of individual freedoms they grant their citizens. In particular, in some autocracies, citizens are allowed to form organizations, while in others, freedom of ... More


Internet Coverage and the Occurrence of Protest

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter presents an empirical first look at the relationship between Internet technology and protest occurrence at the level of cities. The authors argue that the expansion of Internet coverage ... More


Internet Coverage and the Spatial Diffusion of Protest

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The book also examines the impact of Internet technology on the diffusion of protest within countries. Building on similar informational arguments as in Chapter 7, the chapter elaborates on how ... More


Internet Coverage and the Temporal Dynamics of Protest

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The results Chapter 6 have shown that Internet technology suppresses the occurrence of protest, but how does the technology affect the persistence of protest once it has started? This chapter ... More


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