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Issues of Calibration, Validation, and Methodology

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Models of far from equilibrium thermodynamic systems such as cities, unlike those of classical systems, pose not only practical difficulties of calibration and validation, but also fundamental ... More


Applications of polarimetry and interferometry

S. R. Cloude

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter considers practical application of many of the concepts in earlier chapters to problems in remote sensing. It begins with a treatment of imaging radar, where most applications currently ... More


Bayesian Model Specification: Heuristics And Examples

david draper

in Bayesian Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695607
eISBN:
9780191744167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0020
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter discusses optimal Bayesian model specification. It examines three methods that may be helpful in moving toward an optimal-model-specification goal. These methods are: an approach called ... More


Decision theory and Bayesian statistics

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter outlines some of our more effective demonstrations for teaching decision theory and Bayesian statistics. Our contribution here is in the tricks used to involve students; the ideas behind ... More


Calibrating a Calorimeter System

Richard Wigmans

in Calorimetry: Energy Measurement in Particle Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786351
eISBN:
9780191828652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786351.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

One of the most important aspects of operating a calorimeter is the calibration, i.e. determining the relationship between the deposited energy and the resulting signal. Segmenting the calorimeter ... More


Making the Best Use of Beamtime

Eaton E. Lattman, Thomas D. Grant, and Edward H. Snell

in Biological Small Angle Scattering: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199670871
eISBN:
9780191749575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670871.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Extracting information from scattering data is very sensitive to the quality of the data. In this chapter data quality characterization is described, including initial data processing procedures to ... More


Introduction

Yoram Rubin

in Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Stochastic hydrogeology is the study of hydrogeology using physical and probabilistic concepts. It is an applied science because it is oriented toward applications. Its goal is to develop tools for ... More


Overview

Fred V. Brock and Scott J. Richardson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134513
eISBN:
9780197561584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134513.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Measurements are required to obtain quantitative information about the atmosphere. Elements of a good measurement system, one that produces high-quality information, are briefly described in the ... More


Static Performance Characteristics

Fred V. Brock and Scott J. Richardson

in Meteorological Measurement Systems

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134513
eISBN:
9780197561584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134513.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Sensor performance characteristics are generally divided into at least two categories: static and dynamic. Additional categories sometimes used include drift and exposure errors. The performance of ... More


Hygrometry

Fred V. Brock and Scott J. Richardson

in Meteorological Measurement Systems

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134513
eISBN:
9780197561584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134513.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The objective of atmospheric humidity measurements is to determine the amount of water vapor present in the atmosphere by weight, by volume, by partial pressure, or by a fraction (percentage) of ... More


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