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Models for Assessing Child Sexual Abuse

Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Professionals must decide which people, who may inform the likelihood of sexual abuse, to see, and in what configurations when assessing for sexual abuse. Professionals must also be able to provide a ... More


Local Regression and Likelihood

Partha P. Mitra and Hemant Bokil

in Observed Brain Dynamics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195178081
eISBN:
9780199864829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178081.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Local regression and likelihood methods are nonparametric approaches for fitting regression functions and probability distributions to data. This chapter discusses the basic ideas behind these ... More


Epilogue: Further Research Directions

Zili Yang

in Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas Mitigations: An Integrated Assessment Modeling Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240543
eISBN:
9780262286510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240543.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The present study incorporated game-theoretic solutions into a well-known integrated assessment (IA) model. The extensive simulations of game-theoretic solutions in the RICE model have shown that the ... More


Global scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions reduction

Christophe McGlade, Olivier Dessens, Gabrial Anandarajah, and Paul Ekins

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the feasibility of limiting the average global temperature rise, using the latest version of the TIAM-UCL global integrated assessment model. Given the continuing delay in ... More


The Survivor Problem Continued: Introduction to Bayesian Model Selection

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/9780198841296.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter provides a very brief introduction to Bayesian model selection. The “Survivor Problem” is expanded in this chapter, where the focus is now on comparing two models that predict how long a ... More


Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue

in Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate justice requires sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. It brings together justice between and justice within generations. The United ... More


Round Table: The Burden of Our Times

Raymond Baker, Rebecca Berlow, Jack Blum, Zachary Karabel, Thomas Scanlon, and Taun N. Toay

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Over the course of two panels at the Arendt Center's 2009 conference, some speakers were echoing similar ideas or offering counterbalance to other comments made at the conference. Taun Toay ... More


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