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Income Distribution: Includes CD

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the introduction ... More


The Role of ABMS

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter uses a supply chain example to compare and contrast agent-based modeling and simulation with other modeling techniques, including systems dynamics, discrete-event simulation, ... More


What Can Statistical Learning Tell Us About Infant Learning?

Jenny R. Saffran

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter uses statistical learning as a model system to consider broader issues and implications pertaining to the role of learning in development. Statistical learning is an old idea, with roots ... More


Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Xun Gu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genomics is a relatively new research field with the ultimate goal of understanding the underlying evolutionary and genetic mechanisms for the emergence of genome complexity under ... More


Introduction

Søren Johansen

in Likelihood-Based Inference in Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Models

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774501
eISBN:
9780191596476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774508.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Contains an overview of the monograph and discusses the statistical methodology of building and analysing statistical models and their likelihood function with the purpose of deriving estimators and ... More


Asymmetry

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter shows that the quantitative and qualitative cultures differ on the issue of symmetry. Whereas quantitative research tends to analyze relationships that are symmetric, qualitative ... More


Phylogenomic Expression Analysis between Duplicate Genes

Xun Gu

in Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Microarray technology can simultaneously monitor the expression levels of thousands of genes across many experimental conditions or treatments, providing us with unique opportunities to investigate ... More


Adjustment for Covariates

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.25
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces methods of statistical adjustment. Statistical adjustment is used to reduce the effects of confounders; or, more precisely, to infer what association would have been observed ... More


Fitting Basic Discrete-Time Hazard Models

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Good data analysis involves more than using a computer package to fit a statistical model to data. To conduct a credible discrete-time survival analysis, one must: specify a suitable model for hazard ... More


Varieties of Semi-Presidentialism and the Performance of Democracy

Robert Elgie

in Semi-Presidentialism: Sub-Types And Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199585984
eISBN:
9780191729003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585984.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on semi-presidential democracies. Within the set of democracies, what is the general evidence to suggest that democratic performance is likely to be worse in ... More


Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many animals, including humans, acquire valuable skills and knowledge by copying others. Scientists refer to this as social learning. It is one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of ... More


Variation and Bias

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses variation and bias. Topics covered include the statistical model, the t-test, selection bias, confounder bias, ecologic bias, comparison of k groups, interaction contrasts, ... More


A Third Dogma of Empiricism

Wesley C. Salmon

in Causality and Explanation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195108644
eISBN:
9780199833627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195108647.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Challenges the widely held thesis that scientific explanations are arguments (the “third dogma”) by posing three questions that seem to raise difficulties for it: (1) Why are irrelevancies harmless ... More


Survival Data: Proportional Hazards Model

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.13
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The success of a model-based approach depends on choosing a model that accurately reflects the relationships within the data. This choice requires knowledge of the statistical properties of the model ... More


Assessing Heterogeneity of Effects

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.27
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces methods frequently used in epidemiology to assess statistical heterogeneity of effect in the studied sample. As in the case of confounding, the main analytic methods include ... More


The statistical model for the decay of excited nuclei

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the decay of the compound nucleus by particle emission. Formulas for the transition rates are derived by exploiting basic properties of the T-matrix, such as ... More


Discussant chapter—statistical considerations in family-based life course studies

Amanda Sacker

in Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes some of the issues that have been described in the previous two chapters on statistical considerations in family studies. It highlights some of the assumptions underlying the ... More


The Future of Diagnostics: From Optimizing to Satisficing

Henry Brighton

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In health care, our observations are shaped by interactions between complex biological and social systems. Practitioners seek diagnostic instruments that are both predictive and simple enough to use ... More


Text as Data: Methods Appendix

Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing

in The Impression of Influence: Legislator Communication, Representation, and Democratic Accountability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162614
eISBN:
9781400852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162614.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter provides more details about the classification of the nearly 170,000 House press releases used in this study as credit claiming or not. Making use of recent Text as Data ... More


An Error-Statistical Philosophy of Evidence

Deborah G. Mayo

in The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Statistical, Philosophical, and Empirical Considerations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789552
eISBN:
9780226789583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789583.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Error-statistical methods in science have been the subject of enormous criticism, giving rise to the popular statistical “reform” movement and bolstering subjective Bayesian philosophy of science. Is ... More


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