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Introduction

Mark Tatham and Katherine Morton

in Expression in Speech: Analysis and Synthesis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250677
eISBN:
9780191719462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250677.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Contemporary speech production theory is introduced as the basis for modelling expression and emotive content in speech. The necessity for a computational approach is argued, together with the need ... More


All Indices Are Not Created Equal

Rein Taagepera

in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534661
eISBN:
9780191715921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Models are tested with data, but also data are tested by agreement with conceptual models. When competing indices exist to measure the same phenomena, one should use the ones that agree with ... More


The methodological and statistical foundations of neuropsychological assessment

Klaus Willmes

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.03
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of psychometric aspects of neuropsychological tests. It then discusses the classical test theory model, criterion-referenced testing, probabilistic test models, ... More


Speech Synthesis

Mark Tatham and Katherine Morton

in Expression in Speech: Analysis and Synthesis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250677
eISBN:
9780191719462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250677.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter discusses modern speech synthesis techniques, including the choice of basic building blocks in traditional and more recent systems. The chapter concludes with discussions on unravelling ... More


Contracts and Global Sourcing

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the implications of weak contract enforcement for the international organization of production. With that goal in mind, the chapter starts by going back to the benchmark ... More


Introduction

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Model testing and parameter estimation are inextricably linked but often done separately. Chi-squared analysis combines model testing with parameter estimation, improving on both and providing ... More


Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is the first to make chi-squared model testing, one of the data analysis methods used to discover the Higgs boson and gravitational waves, accessible to undergraduate students in ... More


Varx Modelling

M. Hashem Pesaran

in Time Series and Panel Data Econometrics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736912
eISBN:
9780191800504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736912.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter generalizes the cointegration analysis of Chapter 22 and provides a brief account of the econometric issues involved in the modelling approach advanced by Pesaran, Shin, and Smith ... More


Case Study 1: Falling Chains

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The one-parameter chi-squared methodology for parameter estimation and model testing is applied to an introductory physics lab experiment involving a falling chain. Data collection details along with ... More


Friedman and the Cowles Commission

Marcel Boumans

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0032
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The interaction between the Cowles Commission and Milton Friedman was a confrontation between two research programs, a Walrasian versus a Marshallian, each claiming to offer the best scientific ... More


What Scientists Think About Scientific Thinking

Bradley E. Alger

in Defense of the Scientific Hypothesis: From Reproducibility Crisis to Big Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190881481
eISBN:
9780190093761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881481.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter reports original data from two surveys conducted to find out how scientists view the hypothesis and related concepts. One was an online survey of hundreds of members of biological ... More


Case Study 2: Modeling Air Resistance on Falling Coffee Filters

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The two-parameter chi-squared methodology for parameter estimation and model testing is applied to an introductory physics lab experiment to model air resistance on falling coffee filters. Data ... More


Two–Parameter Chi-squared Analysis

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The chi-squared parameter estimation and model testing methodology is extended to the two-parameter case of a line with a slope and an intercept. Chi-squared is shown to be a paraboloid and is ... More


Status Orders as Tournaments: Tests of an Expectation States Model for the Emergence of Status Orders in Task Groups

John Skvoretz

in Unequals: The Power of Status and Expectations in our Social Lives

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197600009
eISBN:
9780197600030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197600009.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Expectation states theory suggests that status orders emerge in task groups via the activation of exogenous status differences and the development of endogenous behavior interchange patterns. The ... More


One Parameter Chi-squared Analysis

Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel

in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847144
eISBN:
9780191882074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The chi-squared method for parameter estimation and model testing is developed for the one-parameter case of a line with a slope but no intercept. Curve fitting is motivated, and several methods for ... More


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