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Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329452
eISBN:
9780199864812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book presents detailed discussions of regression models that are appropriate for discrete dependent variables, including dichotomous, polychotomous, ordered, and count variables. The major ... More


Set Theory and its Philosophy: A Critical Introduction

Michael Potter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199269730
eISBN:
9780191699443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269730.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book presents a philosophical introduction to set theory. Anyone wishing to work on the logical foundations of mathematics must understand set theory, which lies at its heart. The book offers an ... More


Regression with an Ordinal Dependent Variable Regression with an Ordinal Dependent Variable

John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme

in Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329452
eISBN:
9780199864812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses ordinal logistic regression (also known as the ordinal logit, ordered polytomous logit, constrained cumulative logit, proportional odds, parallel regression, or grouped ... More


BOOLEAN-VALUED MODELS OF SET THEORY: FIRST STEPS

John L. Bell

in Set Theory: Boolean-Valued Models and Independence Proofs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568520
eISBN:
9780191717581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568520.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter presents a brief overview of the concepts from axiomatic set theory, then constructs the Boolean-valued universe V(B) and establishes its basic properties. The idea of a mixture of ... More


Birth Order

Frank J. Sulloway

in Family Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320510
eISBN:
9780199786800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320510.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Sibling competition is a common occurrence in the animal world and occasionally ends in siblicide. Birth order often affects the outcome of such struggles because it is a proxy for differences in ... More


The psychophysical primitive

Donald Laming

in The Measurement of Sensation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523420
eISBN:
9780191712425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523420.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Suppose that the comparison of one stimulus with its predecessor is little better than ordinal, admitting at most five categories of judgment — five, because the accuracy of absolute identification ... More


The Palm Sunday Procession in Medieval Chartres

Craig Wright

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a short history of the Palm Sunday procession in the Western Church followed by a more detailed study of that ritual as it unfolded in medieval Chartres, especially using ... More


Fixed Points and Revision Rules for Conditionals

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter looks at two ways of meeting the goal of naïvety. Yablo's is technically simpler, but involves extreme failures of intersubstitutivity of logical truths within conditionals. The ... More


Determinateness, Hyper‐Determinateness, and Super‐Determinateness

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter is about whether we can make sense of a notion of hyper-determinacy that will transcend the hierarchy of iterations of the determinacy operators and restore paradox. To investigate this, ... More


Objectivity in Mathematical Knowledge

José Ferreirós

in Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167510
eISBN:
9781400874002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167510.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter proposes an idea for reconciling the hypothetical conception of mathematics with the traditional idea of the objectivity of mathematical knowledge. The basic notion is that, because new ... More


Enumeration, Quantity, and Measurement

Kurt Smith

in Matter Matters: Metaphysics and Methodology in the Early Modern Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583652
eISBN:
9780191723155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583652.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter shows how Descartes's concept of the enumeration underwrites the concepts of quantity and measurement in physics. Here it is shown how Descartes established what the chapter calls the ... More


Numbers and Percentages

Steve Hart

in English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter focuses on numbers and percentages and covers the issues of format, use, and suitability of terms. It also addresses the differences between cardinal and ordinal numbers and how to ... More


Ordinals

Michael Potter

in Set Theory and its Philosophy: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199269730
eISBN:
9780191699443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269730.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The simple and general principles of induction are powerful tools for proving things about the natural numbers. This chapter investigates ways in which they can be generalized to apply to a very much ... More


Ordinal arithmetic

Michael Potter

in Set Theory and its Philosophy: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199269730
eISBN:
9780191699443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269730.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter defines operations of addition, multiplication, and exponentiation for ordinals. It takes as a model the recursive definitions of the corresponding operations for natural numbers (§ ... More


Orders of infinity

Michael Potter

in Set Theory and its Philosophy: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199269730
eISBN:
9780191699443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269730.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The theory of levels developed in Chapter 3 was wholly neutral as to how many levels there are in the hierarchy, since it was based solely on the axiom scheme of separation. Chapter 4 added the ... More


Some Technical Matters

John Broome

in Weighing Lives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199243761
eISBN:
9780191602900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924376X.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents in a more formal way the problem the book will tackle. It introduces the idea of a betterness ordering for distributions of wellbeing, and describes some of its formal ... More


The Case of One Person

James Griffin

in Well-Being: Its Meaning, Measurement and Moral Importance

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198248439
eISBN:
9780191597558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198248431.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter is about the measurement of one person's well‐being. Indeed, can it be measured? To answer, we must specify the scale of measurement we are interested in: ordinal, cardinal, if cardinal, ... More


Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Ivan Moscati

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The book reconstructs the history of utility measurement in economics, from the marginal revolution of the 1870s to the beginning of behavioral economics in the mid-1980s. Part I covers 1870–1910 and ... More


Properties of Time-Place Learning

Christina M. Thorpe and Donald M. Wilkie

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The availability of food, mates, predators, and other biologically significant stimuli generally varies across both space and time. If these ... More


Exploring an Institutionalist and Post-Desert Theoretical Approach to Multiple-Offense Sentencing

Anthony Bottoms

in Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607609
eISBN:
9780190607630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607609.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter begins with a discussion of Neil MacCormick’s institutionalist approach to legal phenomena, and argues that this theoretical framework has value as a way to study multiple offense ... More


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