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Presenting Probabilities in Court

MIKE REDMAYNE

in Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198267805
eISBN:
9780191714856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267805.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins by discussing several problems in presenting the probabilities in court. It then makes an analysis of how probabilities are evaluated in court through empirical research. It also ... More


Bayesian Inference

Therese M. Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey

in Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841296
eISBN:
9780191876820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841296.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Chapter 4 introduces the concept of Bayesian inference. The chapter discusses the scientific method, and illustrates how Bayes’ Theorem can be used for scientific inference. Bayesian inference is the ... More


The Author Problem: Bayesian Inference with Two Hypotheses

Therese M. Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey

in Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841296
eISBN:
9780191876820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841296.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The “Author Problem” provides a concrete example of Bayesian inference. This chapter draws on work by Frederick Mosteller and David Wallace, who used Bayesian inference to assign authorship for ... More


Part Eight

Robert J. Fogelin

in Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190673505
eISBN:
9780190673536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673505.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Philo expands on the nature of his objections to the natural religion of Cleanthes: far-fetched comparisons are dismissed in matters of common life, but are appropriate objections when we rise to the ... More


Basic Statistics

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 3

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199553617
eISBN:
9780191917813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553617.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions A study is evaluating the effect of agomelatine on postnatal depression at a mother and baby unit. Which one of the following should be considered when assessing the internal validity of ... More


Parts Six and Seven

Robert J. Fogelin

in Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190673505
eISBN:
9780190673536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673505.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Demea, Philo, and Hume himself find that a finite deity—the best that natural theology can produce—is unsatisfactory for veneration and worship. Alternative starting places for the teleological ... More


Postscript: Imagining the Future of Cognitive Poetics

Raymond W. Gibbs

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

What is the future of scholarship in cognitive poetics? This chapter provides a guide for possible new directions in the study of cognitive poetic experience. I claim that cognitive poetics can ... More


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