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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


Describing Continuous-Time Event Occurrence Data

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/9780195152968.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents strategies for describing continuous time event data. Section 13.1 identifies salient properties of continuous-time data and redefines the survivor and hazard functions as ... More


Statistical Power and Sample Size Calculations

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the power of a statistical test and the closely related issue of sample size. Topics covered include normal distribution, Poisson distribution, sample size, and loss of ... More


Detecting Patterns of Trait Evolution

Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies

in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157689
eISBN:
9781400881192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines a variety of methods for detecting the patterns of evolution of a certain trait. It first considers common metrics for evaluating phylogenetic signal and compares fit of ... More


Bayesian approaches to copula modelling

Michael Stanley Smith

in Bayesian Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695607
eISBN:
9780191744167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter introduces contemporary copula modelling to Bayesian statisticians and presents the advantages of Bayesian inference when applied to copula models. It begins with an introduction to ... More


Stability

Hans Ringström

in On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680290
eISBN:
9780191760235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.003.0020
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

In various contexts, it is important to know that the solution to the initial value problem depends continuously on the initial data. This is the subject of Chapter 20, in which we consider the ... More


Cauchy stability

Hans Ringström

in On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680290
eISBN:
9780191760235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.003.0024
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

In Chapter 24, we prove continuous dependence of the solution on the initial data (in the geometric setting). Prior to the statement, we fix notation and conventions. Since we are comparing solutions ... More


Surveys

Aaron Williamon, Jane Ginsborg, Rosie Perkins, and George Waddell

in Performing Music Research: Methods in Music Education, Psychology, and Performance Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198714545
eISBN:
9780191883071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714545.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Music Psychology

Chapter 7 of Performing Music Research describes the main features of surveys and discusses when it is appropriate to use them. It considers the key decisions that must be taken when designing a ... More


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