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An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Ray Chambers and Robert Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book is an introduction to the model-based approach to survey sampling. It consists of three parts, with Part I focusing on estimation of population totals. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce survey ... More


The Kasokwa Forest chimpanzees: a breakdown of trust

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

To the south of the main block of the Budongo Forest is a forest outlier which follows the course of the Kasokwa river, running between sugarcane fields. In this outlier lives a community of 15 ... More


An Analysis of the Indicator Saturation Estimator as a Robust Regression Estimator *

Søren Johansen and Bent Nielsen

in The Methodology and Practice of Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honour of David F. Hendry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237197
eISBN:
9780191717314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237197.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes an algorithm suggested by Hendry (1999) for estimation in a regression with more regressors than observations, with the purpose of finding an estimator that is robust to ... More


Outlier Robust Prediction

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Outlier robust prediction describes methods for estimating the population total when the sample contains representative outliers, i.e. true values that are extremely unlikely under the working model, ... More


Using Transformations in Sample Survey Inference

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Using transformations in sample survey inference is the final chapter of this book and describes the extension of the empirical best prediction approach to the situation where the population values ... More


Financial Crashes are “Outliers”

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides evidence that large financial crashes are “outliers.” It first considers the limitation of standard analyses for characterizing how crashes are special before explaining what ... More


Regression Diagnostics and Sensitivity Analysis

Quan Li

in Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences: A Research Project-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190656218
eISBN:
9780190656256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656218.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows why the Gauss-Markov assumptions are important in ordinary least squares (OLS) regression, how to diagnose assumption violations in OLS regression, and how to conduct sensitivity ... More


Interlaboratory Studies

D. Brynn Hibbert

in Quality Assurance in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162127
eISBN:
9780197562093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162127.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

No matter how carefully a laboratory scrutinizes its performance with internal quality control procedures, testing against other laboratories increases confidence in a laboratory’s results and ... More


Robust Parametric Estimation

Jeffrey S. Racine

in Reproducible Econometrics Using R

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190900663
eISBN:
9780190933647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900663.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter looks at issues surrounding outliers in data and methods for addressing their presence.


Readers’ Guide: Definitions, Questions, and Useful Functions Where to Find Things and What to Do

D. Brynn Hibbert and J. Justin Gooding

in Data Analysis for Chemistry: An Introductory Guide for Students and Laboratory Scientists

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162103
eISBN:
9780197562086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162103.003.0005
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

This chapter is called Readers’ Guide because chapter 1 is clearly the proper start of the book, with introductions and discussions of what measurement really is and so on. This chapter was ... More


Introduction

D. Brynn Hibbert and J. Justin Gooding

in Data Analysis for Chemistry: An Introductory Guide for Students and Laboratory Scientists

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162103
eISBN:
9780197562086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162103.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

To understand that chemical measurements are made for a purpose, usually to answer a nonchemical question. • To define measurement and related terms. • To understand types of error and how they are ... More


Describing Data: Means and Confidence Intervals

D. Brynn Hibbert and J. Justin Gooding

in Data Analysis for Chemistry: An Introductory Guide for Students and Laboratory Scientists

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162103
eISBN:
9780197562086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162103.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

To understand the concept of mean, variance, and standard deviation pertaining both to a large sample (population) and a small sample. • To define the standard deviation of the mean of a number of ... More


Hypothesis Testing

D. Brynn Hibbert and J. Justin Gooding

in Data Analysis for Chemistry: An Introductory Guide for Students and Laboratory Scientists

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162103
eISBN:
9780197562086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162103.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

To understand the concept of the null hypothesis and the role of Type I and Type II errors. • To test that data are normally distributed and whether a datum is an outlier. • To determine whether ... More


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