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Methodology

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The participants in this study were recorded in pairs, without the investigator present. The speakers knew each other and spoke freely. A complete word count and concordance was created from each ... More


A Theory of the Decreasing Term Structure of Discount Rates

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter aims to provide a unified theoretical foundation to the term structure of discount rates. To do this the chapter develops a benchmark model based on two assumptions: individual ... 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


Applying the View: Moral Truth

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This book has argued that truth is a functional property that can be manifested differently in distinct domains of inquiry. This chapter looks at how truth is manifested in one such domain: our ... More


Information about health risks

Andy Alaszewski

in Risk, Safety and Clinical Practice: Health care through the lens of risk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198569008
eISBN:
9780191717499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569008.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews attempts to encode evidence in risk guidelines. It argues that doctors have traditionally functioned as expert agents, making decisions for patients without providing full ... More


Concordance and Text Retrieval Programs

Susan Hockey

in Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711940
eISBN:
9780191694912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711940.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter introduces some basic text-analysis principles. Concordance and text-retrieval programs form the basic tools for most kinds of text analysis. Much early work in literary and linguistic ... More


Literary Analysis

Susan Hockey

in Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711940
eISBN:
9780191694912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711940.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at how text-analysis tools can be used for literary analysis, and what is needed to make these new modes of scholarship happen. It also attempts to cut through the criticism of ... More


Concordance

in Marcus Aurelius in Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226713007
eISBN:
9780226713021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713021.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This concordance serves two sets. The general reader may wish to find the letters in this collection in C. R. Haines's Loeb translation, where they can be seen in the context of Marcus Cornelius ... More


Training patients to reach their communication goals: a concordance perspective

Carma L Bylund, Thomas A D'Agostino, and Betty Chewning

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0053
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Improving clinicians' communication is necessary, but not sufficient to achieve the best possible communication in a clinical encounter. This chapter focuses on an area that has received much less ... More


Data Approaches to Emily Dickinson and Eliza R. Snow

Cynthia L. Hallen

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cynthia L. Hallen describes her launch and development of the Emily Dickinson Lexicon (EDL) project, a dictionary of all the words in the poet’s collected verse. With English and linguistics majors ... More


What Was Perrin's Real Achievement?

Bas C. van Fraassen

in Philosophy of Science Matters: The Philosophy of Peter Achinstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738625
eISBN:
9780199894642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738625.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The story of how Perrin's experimental work established the reality of atoms and molecules has been a staple in (realist) philosophy of science writings (Wesley Salmon, Clark Glymour, Penelope Maddy, ... More


‘The moral in the story’: a diachronic investigation of lexicalised morality in the UK Press

Alan Partington

in Corpora: Corpus-based Language Learning, Language Processing and Linguistics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640607
eISBN:
9780748671502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640607.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter explores the discourses surrounding whatever is explicitly identified as a moral issue in the SiBol corpora. This analysis is mainly diachronic but will combine a variety of parameters ... More


Concordance Lists for All Petrucci's Musical Output

Stanley Boorman

in Ottaviano Petrucci: Catalogue Raisonne

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195142075
eISBN:
9780199850549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142075.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter contains concordance patterns for all music books published by Ottaviano Petrucci, arranged in alphabetical sequence by language. Latin incipits are followed by Italian and French ... More


The neurology of the weird: brain states and anomalous experience

Barry L. Beyerstein

in Tall Tales about the Mind and Brain: Separating fact from fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198568773
eISBN:
9780191693779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568773.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The doctrine of concordance is so ingrained in folk psychology that apparent violations are apt to evoke the feeling that something supernatural has happened. This chapter aims to show that, within ... More


Patient Preferences: The Relative (Un)Importance of Race and Gender Concordance

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the complex and sometimes contradictory nature of race and gender preferences among middle-class Black women. First, the author presents a case study of Tammy, a focus group ... More


At a Crossroad

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 11 addresses the Jewish community towards the end of the Mandate. As the local legal and cultural fields matured, courts and lawyers grew familiarized with copyright law. The first all-Jewish ... More


Corpus tools for lexicographers

Adam Kilgarriff and Iztok Kosem

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

The chapter reviews the functionality of corpus tools used for lexicographic purposes. After a brief history, it discusses how the corpora have to be prepared for some of the features to work. An ... More


The Measured Words: How Computers Analyze Text

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How exactly do computers handle texts? This second chapter is an introduction to how computers process texts as strings, or sequences of encoded characters. To understand what a computer can and ... More


Professional and interprofessional ethics: an intellectual disabilities perspective in an interprofessional health context

Eleanor Brewster and Lorna Strachan

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter will discuss interprofessional ethics from the perspective of staff working within an Intellectual Disabilities (Learning Disabilities) team. The authors will discuss the theoretical ... More


Understanding the Relationship: CE Survey and PCE

William Passero, Thesia I. Garner, and Clinton McCully

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

There are two federal data series that refer to U.S. household expenditures. One uses the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE), and the other personal consumption expenditures (PCE). Weights for the ... More


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