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Establishing Evidence of Scale Score Validity

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195333367
eISBN:
9780199864300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter deconstructs the multiple forms of evidence combined to establish the construct validity of a measure. Some forms (i.e., face and content validity) are shown to be fundamentally ... More


Extrinsic Uncertainty and Summation Revisited

Norma van Surdam Graham

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195051544
eISBN:
9780199872183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051544.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter considers the uncertainty arising from sources extrinsic to the observer, in particular from the observer's ignorance on any given trial as to which of several alternative stimuli will ... More


Intrinsic Uncertainty and Transducer Functions

Norma van Surdam Graham

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195051544
eISBN:
9780199872183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051544.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Intrinsic uncertainty arises from sources intrinsic to the observer, in particular from the observer's inability to attend to only the relevant information (attention limitations) and inability to ... More


A Shooting on Grass Mountain

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 recounts the evening of March 20, 1957, in which Master Sergeant Robert G. Reynolds shot and killed a Chinese man just outside of the Reynolds' home on Grass Mountain in Taiwan. It presents ... More


A Law unto Themselves

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the reasons behind, the alternatives to, and the consequences of, American military personnel and their families enjoying diplomatic immunity in Taiwan. Chapter 5 argues that ... More


Measurement of scoring systems

Lyn C. Thomas

in Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter describes the different ways of measuring how good a scoring system is. It clarifies that there are three different ways of measuring the systems: their ability to discriminate Goods ... More


Justice of a Different Culture

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes public reception of Reynolds's trial after the “not guilty” verdict was released. While Americans cheered in the courtroom, popular opinion in China maintained that the trial ... More


Black Friday

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 describes the events of May 24, following Reynolds's controversial acquittal. After Liu's widow, Ao Tehua, arrived in front of the American embassy gates, protesting the verdict and ... More


American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Stephen G. Craft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On May 23, 1957, U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Reynolds was acquitted of murdering Chinese officer Liu Ziran in Taiwan. Reynolds did not deny shooting Liu but claimed self-defense and, like all members ... More


Accusations

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 10 describes the American response to the events of Black Friday, which was a violation of international law and could have been considered grounds for breaking diplomatic relations. In the ... More


To the Chinese Heart of the Matter

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 11 recounts how Chinese government officials managed the increasingly hostile relationship with the United States following the events of Black Friday. While Chiang Kai-shek blamed military ... More


Defending the American Bases of Hegemony

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 13 examines how the Eisenhower administration handled U.S. foreign policy in east Asia following events such as Black Friday and the Girard case. Eisenhower recognized the need to placate ... More


Status Quo

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 14 describes the political climate of fear and resentment that lingered between the United States and the ROC, despite open displays of goodwill. Eisenhower often questioned the placement of ... More


Warnings Unheeded

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how the Taiwan protests were a warning then and now of the dangers of putting U.S. soldiers that are immune to local justice into other countries. In the context of the Cold ... More


Islands against the Red Tide

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the history and nature of the alliance between the United States and the ROC in order to provide background information about what the political situation was like between the ... More


Advice and Dissent

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 explains the complex story of the tensions that existed in the U.S.-ROC alliance prior to the Reynolds shooting in order to provide further context for Chinese reactions to the shooting and ... More


Little America on Taiwan

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes many of the social, political, and cultural impacts of the strong American presence in Taiwan. Not only were Chinese and Americans not treated as equals, but along with the GIs ... More


A Tale of Two Criminal Investigations

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 looks at the questioning, testimony, and trial of Master Sergeant Robert G. Reynolds for the shooting of Liu Ziran. It also examines the rumors surrounding the case and U.S. and ROC ... More


Operating characteristics and the Gaussian model

Thomas D. Wickens

in Elementary Signal Detection Theory

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195092509
eISBN:
9780199893812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092509.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

An operating characteristic (receiver-operating characteristic, ROC, or isosenstivity function) can be calculated whenever detection of a signal is observed under conditions that change the ... More


How Good Are the Measures?

J. H. Abramson and Z. H. Abramson

in Making Sense of Data: A Self-Instruction Manual on the Interpretation of Epidemiological Data

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195145250
eISBN:
9780199864775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145250.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The exercises in this section deal with the accuracy of measures used in epidemiological studies. They cover methods of appraising the validity of measures; the ways in which poor validity can ... More


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