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Income Distribution: Includes CD

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the introduction ... More


Fitting Cox Regression Models

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/9780195152968.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the conceptual underpinnings of the Cox regression model and demonstrates how to fit it to data. Section 14.1 begins by developing the Cox model specification itself, ... More


Exercising the Model: Assessing Changes in Settlement Location and Efficiency

Timothy A. Kohler, R. Kyle Bocinsky, Stefani Crabtree, and Ben Ford

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Comparison between the real and simulated settlement distributions allows us to assess the goodness-of-fit between them. Since our agents optimize their locations, this is also a measure of the ... More


The ‘strategic-projection’ model of Europeanisation

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the conceptual challenge posed by Europeanisation by reflecting on the utility of the existing goodness-of-fit model for exploring domestic adaptation aimed at uploading ... More


Aging and response times: a comparison of sequential sampling models

Roger Ratcliff, Anjali Thapar, Philip L. Smith, and Gail McKoon

in Measuring the Mind: Speed, control, and age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566427
eISBN:
9780191693588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566427.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the effects of ageing on cognitive processes in two choice tasks. It fits the diffusion model to the response time and accuracy data for each task, and interprets the effects of ... More


Embedded Distributions: Two Numerical Examples

Russell Cheng

in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter illustrates use of (i) the score statistic and (ii) a goodness-of-fit statistic to test if an embedded model provides an adequate fit, in the latter case with critical values calculated ... More


Explaining facets of the hegemonic: political economy, domestic institutions and beyond

Andreas Antoniades

in Producing Globalisation: Politics of Discourse and Institutions in Greece and Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078446
eISBN:
9781781702888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078446.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the role of political economy and domestic institutional arrangements in the materialisation of hegemonic discourses. It examines whether the nature of political economy is ... More


Post-analysis Procedures

Joseph A. Veech

in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

There are several additional statistical procedures that can be conducted after a habitat analysis. The statistical model produced by a habitat analysis can be assessed for fit to the data. Model fit ... More


Bootstrap Analysis

Russell Cheng

in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Parametric bootstrapping (BS) provides an attractive alternative, both theoretically and numerically, to asymptotic theory for estimating sampling distributions. This chapter summarizes its use not ... More


Interrelated and Correlated

Steven J. Osterlind

in The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter describes quantifying events in America and their historical context. The cotton gin is invented and has tremendous impact on the country, bringing sentiments of taxation and slavery to ... More


Measuring accuracy

Alexis Wellwood

in The Meaning of More

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198804659
eISBN:
9780191842870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804659.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

For the most part, the book up until this point has focused on comparative constructions which, together, may be understood as the core, “regular” comparatives. Yet a variety of other types have been ... More


Statistical inference

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter begins with a very successful demonstration that illustrates many of the general principles of statistical inference, including estimation, bias, and the concept of the sampling ... More


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