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STATISTICAL INDUCTION—WHEN AND HOW?

Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee

in Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525318
eISBN:
9780191711657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

In statistical induction, the evidence is represented by observations on characters with definite domains but uncertain potential values. In the objective approach, the observational procedure is ... More


Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525318
eISBN:
9780191711657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The book examines the distinguishing features of the various contending approaches to statistical inference (including decision-making) that are currently available in statistical literature, and ... More


Conduct Elements

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses upon the actus reus of genocide, outlining both the conduct elements of the offence and the complexities of identifying the contours of protected groups. It first discusses the ... More


Legal Protection of Religious Freedom

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In liberal democracies, one is unlikely to hear a principled case for religious intolerance, disabilities, and persecution. However, state and societal practices in many contemporary Islamic states ... More


Objectivity and Subjectivity in Contract Interpretation

Phillip Hellwege

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses objectivity and subjectivity in contract interpretation. It first considers the subjective approach prevailing in the German legal system. It then turns to Scots law, which is ... More


Error

WILLIAM W. McBRYDE

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the challenges and difficulties surrounding the interpretation and explanation of the Scots law of error. Even after 500 years of development, the Scots law of error remained ... More


The Basic Tools of Risk Modeling

Gilles Bénéplanc and Jean-Charles Rochet

in Risk Management in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199774081
eISBN:
9780190258474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199774081.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses two methods for quantifying risks: the frequentist approach and the subjective approach. The frequentist approach can be applied in stationary environments when enough past ... More


Been there, seen that, done it! An auto-ethnographic narrative account of alcohol use

Lyndsey Moon

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This is a personal story, told by an academic and a service user, of her life-long struggles and experience of alcohol use. It suggests that a social model of alcohol use and a treatment approach ... More


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