## Concluding Remarks

*Guo Shenyang*

### in Survival Analysis

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195337518
- eISBN:
- 9780199864256
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0008
- Subject:
- Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It comments on criticisms of studies using survival analysis, and on directions for future development. It calls for the continuous ... More

## Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

*Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199577224
- eISBN:
- 9780191722943
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Phase transitions and critical phenomena have consistently been among the principal subjects of active studies in statistical physics. The simple act of transforming one state of matter or phase into ... More

## Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

*Steve Selvin*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195172805
- eISBN:
- 9780199865697
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001
- Subject:
- Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Analytic procedures suitable for the study of human disease are scattered throughout the statistical and epidemiologic literature. Explanations of their properties are frequently presented in ... More

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

*A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566540
- eISBN:
- 9780191718038
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied ... More

## Elements of reaction theory

*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/9780198504016.003.0018
- Subject:
- Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter derives formulas for gross sections of potential scattering, and shows their generalizations to nuclear reactions. A projection technique is introduced, which allows one to separate in ... More

## Prediction Error Minimization, Mental and Developmental Disorder, and Statistical Theories of Consciousness

*Jakob Hohwy*

### in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- May 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780262029346
- eISBN:
- 9780262330213
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0012
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Jakob Hohwy seeks to recover an approach to consciousness from a general theory of brain function, namely the prediction error minimization theory. The way this theory applies to mental and ... More

## Reasonable Care with Sample Data

*Charles F. Manski*

### in Patient Care under Uncertainty

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780691194738
- eISBN:
- 9780691195360
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.003.0005
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers reasonable decision making with sample data from randomized trials. It continues discussion of reasonable patient care under uncertainty. Because of its centrality to ... More

## Propagation of X-rays in highly deformed crystals

*ANDRÉ AUTHIER*

### in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198528920
- eISBN:
- 9780191713125
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter concerns highly deformed crystals where the Eikonal approximation is no longer valid. An expression is given for the limit of validity of this approximation. Takagi's equations are ... More

## Conclusions

*A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel Bastos Araújo*

### in Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691136868
- eISBN:
- 9781400840670
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.003.0016
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology

This book has described a comprehensive framework for thinking about the geography and ecology of species distributions, arguing that such a framework is critical to further progress in the field of ... More

## Unimolecular reactions

*Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen*

### in Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199203864
- eISBN:
- 9780191708251
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203864.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter considers unimolecular reactions; photo-induced reactions, i.e. true unimolecular reactions; and reactions initiated by collisional activation, i.e. apparent unimolecular reactions where ... More

## Stochastic Limit Theory: An Introduction for Econometricians

*James Davidson*

- Published in print:
- 1994
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198774037
- eISBN:
- 9780191596117
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198774036.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book aims to introduce modern asymptotic theory to students and practitioners of econometrics. It falls broadly into two parts. The first half provides a handbook and reference for the ... More

## The signal-detection model

*Thomas D. Wickens*

### in Elementary Signal Detection Theory

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- April 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195092509
- eISBN:
- 9780199893812
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092509.003.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter introduces the basic detection task: an observer receives a stimulus (in any sensory domain) that may or may not contain a weak signal and must decide whether the signal is present or ... More

## Renormalization group: General formulation

*Jean Zinn-Justin*

### in Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199227198
- eISBN:
- 9780191711107
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227198.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces the general concept of renormalization group in the spirit of the work. It studies the role of fixed points and their stability properties. It exhibits a particular fixed ... More

## Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Physics

*Giuseppe Mussardo*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198788102
- eISBN:
- 9780191830082
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788102.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is an introduction to statistical field theory, which is an important subject within theoretical physics and a field that has seen substantial progress in recent years. The book covers ... More

## Deductive Development of the Theory

*John von Neumann*

*Nicholas A. Wheeler (ed.)*

### in Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics: New Edition

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- September 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691178561
- eISBN:
- 9781400889921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691178561.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter provides the fundamental basis of the statistical theory, building on the formula introduced in the previous chapter, before elaborating proofs of the statistical formulas. From these, ... More

## Basic Concepts

*M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS*

### in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507789
- eISBN:
- 9780191709944
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book looks at some concepts leading to a basic understanding of ferroelectricity. Depending on their geometry, crystals are commonly classified into seven systems: triclinic (the least ... More

## The O(N) symmetric (ϕ2)2 field theory in the large N limit

*Jean Zinn-Justin*

### in Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199227198
- eISBN:
- 9780191711107
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227198.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter studies a statistical field theory with an O(N) orthogonal symmetry and a (f2)2 interaction (denoted here by f = (f1, . . . , fN) the N-component field rather than s, in contrast with ... More

## Measures Of Risk: Rates And Probabilities

*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/9780195172805.003.01
- Subject:
- Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses rates and probabilities in epidemiological analysis. A rate is defined as an instantaneous measure of change per unit time. A rate calculated from epidemiologic data reflects ... More

## Statistical field theory

*Tom Lancaster and Stephen J. Blundell*

### in Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- June 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780199699322
- eISBN:
- 9780191779435
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699322.003.0026
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

There is a rather subtle connection between quantum field theory and statistical physics, and this is explored here, where the concepts of imaginary time and the Wick rotation are introduced.

## Introduction and Background

*Jacob K. Goeree, Charles A. Holt, and Thomas R. Palfrey*

### in Quantal Response Equilibrium: A Stochastic Theory of Games

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- January 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691124230
- eISBN:
- 9781400880928
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691124230.003.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book focuses on a class of general models, quantal response equilibrium (QRE) models, and its applications to economics, ... More