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J. C. Gower and G. B. Dijksterhuis

in Procrustes Problems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198510581
eISBN:
9780191708961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510581.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The multi-set Procrustes problem may be viewed as a part of the family of three-mode multidimensional scaling methods. This chapter discusses links with other three-mode methods, especially PINDIS, ... More


How computing has changed statistics

Brian D. Ripley

in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter describes the effects on statistical work of the massive increase in the availability of computers and in their speed and storage capacities. The questions tackled concern the use of ... More


Quality Space

Austen Clark

in Sensory Qualities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236801
eISBN:
9780191679360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236801.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Efforts thus far have yielded an ability in principle to predict which classes of stimuli a given subject will find to be indiscriminable, and hence which pairs of stimuli the subject will find to be ... More


The interaction of grammatical and lexical semantics: quantitative and qualitative analyses

William Croft

in Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199248582
eISBN:
9780191740657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248582.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 4, “The interaction of grammatical and lexical semantics: quantitative and qualitative analyses”, combines qualitative analysis with multidimensional scaling (MDS), a quantitative analysis of ... More


Scaling

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The goal of visual psychophysics is the quantification of perceptual experience—understanding the relationship between the external stimulus, the internal representation, and the overt responses. ... More


The Sensory Ordering Thesis

Mohan Matthen

in Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199268504
eISBN:
9780191602283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268509.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Sensory Ordering Thesis is a ramified version of the Sensory Classification Thesis presented in Ch.1; it acknowledges that most sensory systems order distal objects, rather than place them in ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Austen Clark

in Sensory Qualities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236801
eISBN:
9780191679360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236801.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book has shown that some presentations of sensory qualities can be explained, and that those explanations survive the various philosophical objections raised against them. It argued that people ... More


Experimental Data

Martin Peterson

in The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190652265
eISBN:
9780190652296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652265.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents some empirical findings detailing how experts (philosophers) and laypeople (engineering students) have actually applied the geometric method. The upshot is that, on a group ... More


Ceramic Resemblances, Trade, and Emulation: Changing Utilitarian Pottery Traditions in the Maya Lowlands

Robert E. Fry

in Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Robert Fry interrogates assumptions about pottery production and exchange with case studies from two regions using monochrome slipped bowls and unslipped jars—the more ordinary pottery of the Maya, ... More


The conceptualization of despair in Basque, Spanish, and English1

Itziar Alonso-Arbiol, Cristina Soriano, and Fons J. R. van de Vijver

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We examined possible dissimilarities in the English, Basque and Spanish prototypical terms for despair. The GRID instrument was used with samples from four geographical regions and five cultural ... More


The Geometry of Applied Ethics

Martin Peterson

in The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190652265
eISBN:
9780190652296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652265.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter details the conceptual foundations of the geometric construal of moral principles. The notion of a “case” is discussed, and two methods for identifying paradigm cases are introduced, the ... More


The Dynamics of the Party System Agenda

Christoffer Green-Pedersen

in The Reshaping of West European Party Politics: Agenda-Setting and Party Competition in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842897
eISBN:
9780191878800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842897.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter first addresses the question of whether the 23 issues included in the book can be reduced to a few dimensions in order to study attention to these dimensions. Such an approach would be ... More


Episodes in the Mind: Or, Beware when the Paradigm Shifts …!

Joseph P. Forgas

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Joseph P. Forgas reflects on his most underappreciated work: his doctoral research on group polarization. He first discusses the “crisis” in social psychology during the mid-1970s, mainly stemming ... More


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