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Analyzing Single System Design Data

William Nugent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195369625
eISBN:
9780199865208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369625.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book focuses on the analysis of data from single case designs. The methods covered in this book range from traditional visual analysis methods to complex ARIMA statistical models. The use of ... More


How to De-Bias Valuation Over the Cycle

Han Smit and Thras Moraitis

in Playing at Acquisitions: Behavioral Option Games

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140001
eISBN:
9781400852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140001.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

It is puzzling to note that while companies seem to rush into acquisitions during global economic booms—even when they are aware of the dangers of overpaying—they appear to lose all interest in ... More


Transplants, Transfer, and Work Transformation

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter introduces long running debates about Japanese firms, both as developers of distinctive models of production and employment relations in Japan, and as the potential disseminators of ... More


Introduction

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C. A. Clements

in Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This introductory chapter discusses spatial epidemiological analyses. It presents the framework of spatial analysis and describes scientific literature and conferences, available software, and ... More


Spatial data

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C. A. Clements

in Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses data for epidemiological studies. Topics covered include data types, data storage and interchange, data collection and management data quality, and spatial effects. The chapter ... More


Spatial visualization

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C. A. Clements

in Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter outlines techniques for visualizing spatial data, and describes methods that might be applied in the early phase of an analysis where the objective is to detect obvious spatial patterns ... More


Incorporating information on variables

J. C. Gower and G. B. Dijksterhuis

in Procrustes Problems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198510581
eISBN:
9780191708961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510581.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

All projection Procrustes methods may be treated as a generalized orthogonal rotation, part of which comprises the projection. It follows that after these types of Procrustes analyses, the embedded ... More


In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Josefina A. Echavarria

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on geo- and biopolitical analyses, this book reconsiders how security policies and practices legitimate state and non-state violence in the Colombian conflict, and uses the case study of the ... More


Understanding Measurement: Reliability

Patrick Meyer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195380361
eISBN:
9780199847914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380361.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This is a book in the Understanding Statistics series, which is designed to provide guides to understanding, presenting, and critiquing analyses and associated inferences. Each book in the series ... More


Measuring Discrimination

Devah Pager

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter talks about the dominant methods that have been used to study discrimination in the United States, including studies of perceptions, attitude surveys, statistical analyses, laboratory ... More


Hermaphroditism in Caridean Shrimps: Mating Systems, Sociobiology, and Evolution, with Special Reference to Lysmata

Raymond T. Bauer

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Hermaphroditism is rare in the decapod Crustacea, but protandry (male to female sex change) is not uncommon in caridean shrimps. Protandric shrimps are generally mobile, living in high-density ... More


Conservation Biology for All

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. Authoritative chapters are written by top names in conservation ... More


Analyzing the Needs Assessment Data

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses ways of analyzing and interpreting data collected for a needs assessment project based on the type of design that is selected. Analysis of qualitative data is also discussed ... More


The Law and Politics of Risk Assessment

David Vogel

in The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691124162
eISBN:
9781400842568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691124162.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes how and explains why American regulatory policies have moved away from and European policies moved toward a precautionary approach to assessing and managing risks. It begins by ... More


Idioms From Metaphors to “Just Long Words”?

Sam Glucksberg

in Understanding Figurative Language: From Metaphor to Idioms

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195111095
eISBN:
9780199872107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111095.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Are idioms just long words or do they share syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic properties with language in general? Four classes of idioms are identified: (1) non-compositional/opaque, which cannot ... More


Modelling the dynamics of complex food webs

Ulrich Brose and Jennifer A. Dunne

in Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199228973
eISBN:
9780191711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228973.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter introduces various approaches to dynamic network analyses and illustrates some of the key findings. First, classic results from dynamic analyses of simple interaction modules of few ... More


Invasive Ant Management

Benjamin D. Hoffmann, Kirsti L. Abbott, and Peter Davis

in Ant Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Invasive ant management has evolved greatly in the last century. Today, the greatest improvement will come from a shift from reactive to proactive management. A relatively generic five phase ... More


The Role of Structural Change: Trade, Ownership, Industry

John Knight and Sai Ding

in China's Remarkable Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698691
eISBN:
9780191739118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698691.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Financial Economics

This chapter explores some indirect determinants of China's growth success, including sectoral change, increased openness, and institutional change. All three forms of structural change are found to ... More


Introduction

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This introduction briefly introduces all the chapters. This book provides cutting‐edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. ... More


Questionnaires in epidemiology

Jakob Bue Bjorner and Jørn Olsen

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In most epidemiologic studies, questionnaires are used as the main source of information, or at least as a part of the information. This chapter provides guidelines for teaching how best to construct ... More


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