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MODERN ERA: THE SUPERSTRUCTURE BUILDS UP

Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee

in Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525318
eISBN:
9780191711657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

In the modern era, the methods of statistics were further abstracted from particular practical problems and the subject gained a distinct identity. In the first phase, Edgeworth and Karl Pearson ... More


Testing and Evaluation

David F. Hendry

in Dynamic Econometrics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283164
eISBN:
9780191596384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283164.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The non‐central chi‐squared distribution frequently results when hypothesis testing, so the large‐sample properties of such tests are analysed for sequences of local alternatives. Test power depends ... More


The Modern Hospice: First published in Quest of the Spiritual Component of Care for the Terminally Ill: Proceedings of a Colloquium (1986), ed. F. S. Wald, pp. 41–48. Yale: Yale University School of Nursing.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0030
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

In 1986, Cicely Saunders' close friend and fellow hospice pioneer from Yale, Florence Wald, organized a colloquium to examine the spiritual component of hospice care and its relationship to more ... More


Reasonable Care with Sample Data

Charles F. Manski

in Patient Care under Uncertainty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194738
eISBN:
9780691195360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers reasonable decision making with sample data from randomized trials. It continues discussion of reasonable patient care under uncertainty. Because of its centrality to ... More


Introduction

Cristobal Silva

in Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199743476
eISBN:
9780199896868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743476.003.0000
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

The introduction situates epidemiology as an analytical framework, and demonstrates the power of epidemiology to reorganize national, economic, and geopolitical boundaries around Western etiologies ... More


Doing Data Analysis with the Multilevel Model for Change

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter delves deeper into the specification, estimation, and interpretation of the multilevel model for change. Following introduction of a new data set, it presents a composite formulation of ... More


Victory Garden

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the war years, Curtiz interspersedhis long hours at the studio with relaxation at the Canoga Ranch.Hal Wallis and Jack Warner had their final falling-out, and Wallis left the studio in April ... More


Vanished Dreams

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0028
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After purchasing various film properties that went nowhere, Curtiz decided to produce a Technicolor musical, Romance on the High Seas. Flummoxed in his attempt to cast stars, including Judy Garland, ... More


Producing Noir: Wald, Scott, Hellinger

Andrew Spicer

in Kiss the Blood Off My Hands: On Classic Film Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038594
eISBN:
9780252096518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038594.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on three prominent noir figures: Jerry Wald, Adrian Scott, and Mark Hellinger—the “pragmatist,” the “ideologue,” and the “realist,” respectively—each of whom significantly ... More


Uncovering Academic Mindsets In the Eighties

Laura Nader

in Laura Nader: Letters to and from an Anthropologist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752247
eISBN:
9781501752254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752247.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Syrian physicist, Dr. Bizri's confirmation about science mindsets for his country after he read the author's “Barriers to Thinking New about Energy” piece. It cites Professor ... More


A Universal Cure: The Panacea Amwaldina

Alisha Rankin

in The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226744711
eISBN:
9780226744995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744995.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines physicians’ struggles to evaluate two alchemical empirics closely connected to antidote-cure-alls. The first, Andreas Berthold, became known as the peddler of the Silesian terra ... More


Racing for Modernity: From Black Jazz to White Gypsy Folklore

Eva Woods Peiró

in White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645848
eISBN:
9781452945880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645848.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the progressive whitening and nationalizing of Spanish stardom, and its conception of a predominantly Andalusian, Gypsified subjectivity through the death of Afro-Cuban jazz ... More


Standard Asymptotic Theory

Russell Cheng

in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book relies on maximum likelihood (ML) estimation of parameters. Asymptotic theory assumes regularity conditions hold when the ML estimator is consistent. Typically an additional third ... More


Parametric estimation and inference

M. D. Edge

in Statistical Thinking from Scratch: A Primer for Scientists

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198827627
eISBN:
9780191866463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827627.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

If it is reasonable to assume that the data are generated by a fully parametric model, then maximum-likelihood approaches to estimation and inference have many appealing properties. ... More


On detecting end-of-sample instabilities

Fabio Busetti

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/9780199683666.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Tests of parameter instabilities are likely to have low power when changepoints occur towards the end of the sample. This chapter considers various modifications to existing tests and introduces new ... More


The superiority of the LM test in a class of econometric models where the Wald test performs poorly

Jun Ma and Charles R. Nelson

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/9780199683666.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In models having a representation y=γ‎·g(β‎,x) + ɛ the standard Wald test for β‎ has systematically been the wrong size in finite samples when the identifying parameter γ‎ is small relative to its ... More


Chapter 25

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cary Grant and Betsy Drake’s marriage limped forward for two years after his affair with Sophia Loren. In the midst of this, Loren arrived in Hollywood and Grant began pursuing her again, asking her ... More


Forests of the Heart

Paul Berry

in Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

An orchestral arrangement and a pair of revealing annotations in Brahms’s library bear witness to persistent fascination with Franz Schubert’s Greisen-Gesang, D 778, and especially with a pivotal ... More


Radical Pacifist

Amy Aronson

in Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199948734
eISBN:
9780190912864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948734.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

As World War I began in Europe in 1914, Crystal Eastman helped lead two major peace organizations. She facilitated the founding of the Woman’s Peace Party, today the Women’s International League for ... More


Agonizing Dilemmas and the March toward War

Amy Aronson

in Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199948734
eISBN:
9780190912864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948734.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

In 1916, Crystal Eastman quietly married Walter Fuller, after becoming pregnant with their first child. At the same time, she faced one of the cruelest dilemmas of her political life. It was an ... More


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