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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


Effective Climate Governance

Janis Sarra

in From Ideas to Action: Governance Paths to Net Zero

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198852308
eISBN:
9780191886775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852308.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Having set out the legal duties of directors, officers, trustees, and investment managers in Chapter 4, this chapter discusses principles and frameworks that can inform effective climate governance. ... 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 Future: Toward Rebalancing Climate

Eelco J. Rohling

in Rebalancing Our Climate: The Future Starts Today

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197502556
eISBN:
9780197502587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502556.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter draws together information to discuss a vision for the future, including emissions reduction and avoidance, implementation of negative emissions technologies, solar radiation management, ... 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


Site-Specific Management of Flow and Transport in Homogeneous and Structured Soils

D. j. Mulla and A. P. Mallawatantri

in Vadose Zone Hydrology: Cutting Across Disciplines

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195109900
eISBN:
9780197561058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195109900.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Among research publications in soil science, few have had a greater impact than those by Nielsen et al. (1973) or Biggar and Nielsen (1976). According to Science Citation Index, the former paper, ... More


Practical Application

Raymond A. Anderson

in Credit Intelligence & Modelling: Many Paths through the Forest of Credit Rating and Scoring

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192844194
eISBN:
9780191926976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844194.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter provides further practical detail where prior theoretical background was insufficient but focused on binary categorization. (1) Data transformation—i) rescaling—mathematical ... 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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