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Methodological Alternatives and Supplements to Random Assignment

Patrick Dattalo

in Strategies to Approximate Random Sampling and Assignment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378351
eISBN:
9780199864645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378351.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter begins with a discussion of internal validity and assignment bias. Next, the rationale for, and the limitations of, RA as a way to maximize internal validity and minimize assignment are ... More


Living Without Agent Causation

Alfred R. Mele

in Aspects of Agency: Decisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190659974
eISBN:
9780190660000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190659974.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter explores a question about agent causation: If we were to learn that agent causation is impossible, what effect might that have on some philosophers’ reasoning about event-causal ... More


Managerial Control and Free Mental Agency

Tillmann Vierkant

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Recent developments in the literature on mental agency have suggested that there are two quite different forms of mental agency. So-called managerial control can be understood simply along the lines ... More


Varietals of Control’s Exercise

Joshua Shepherd

in The Shape of Agency: Control, Action, Skill, Knowledge

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198866411
eISBN:
9780191898556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866411.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter first offers a clear explication of control’s exercise. It then briefly discusses control over omissions, before turning to a discussion of different varietals of control. So, in ... More


Direct Torque Control

Sadegh Vaez-Zadeh

in Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198742968
eISBN:
9780191802942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198742968.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The fundamental principles of direct torque control (DTC) of permanent magnet synchronous (PMS) motors are presented in this chapter. The basic DTC system is then described. The operating limits of ... More


Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Sadegh Vaez-Zadeh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198742968
eISBN:
9780191802942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198742968.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This is the first comprehensive, coherent, and up-to-date book devoted solely to the control of permanent magnet synchronous (PMS) motors, as the fastest growing AC motor. It covers a deep and ... More


The Problem: Doxastic Control and Doxastic Obligations

Rik Peels

in Responsible Belief: A Theory in Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190608118
eISBN:
9780190608132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608118.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter gives a detailed version of the main problem that an account of responsible belief faces, namely that of doxastic involuntarism: it seems both that doxastic responsibility requires ... More


A Two-Period, N-Good Model with Endogenous Labor Supply

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter generalizes the results of Chapter 7 to a competitive economy with N goods where labor supply is endogenous. The analysis confirms, qualifies, and generalizes the results derived for the ... More


British Vulnerability and the Conquest of Mesopotamia

Rosemary A. Kelanic

in Black Gold and Blackmail: Oil and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748295
eISBN:
9781501749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748295.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses British oil policy before World War I. In the decade before World War I, the British government was becoming increasingly aware of the importance of oil for military power. But ... More


Napoleonic Italy: Empire Aborted

Timothy H. Parsons

in The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the empire of Napoleonic Italy, the state founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in Northern Italy. It explains Bonaparte's strategy of exploiting the nationalist ... More


The MRAW Framework

Luca Zaccarian and Andrew R. Teel

in Modern Anti-windup Synthesis: Control Augmentation for Actuator Saturation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147321
eISBN:
9781400839025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147321.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter introduces the model recovery anti-windup (MRAW) framework. The MRAW structure recovers the unconstrained plant model as seen from the perspective of the unconstrained controller. This ... More


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