The Evidential Foundations of Probabilistic Reasoning / Edition 1

The Evidential Foundations of Probabilistic Reasoning / Edition 1

by David A. Schum, Schum
     
 

ISBN-10: 047157936X

ISBN-13: 9780471579366

Pub. Date: 04/29/1994

Publisher: Wiley

A detailed treatment regarding the diverse properties and uses of evidence and the judgmental tasks they entail. Examines various processes by which evidence may be developed or discovered. Considers the construction of arguments made in defense of the relevance and credibility of individual items and masses of evidence as well as the task of assessing the

Overview

A detailed treatment regarding the diverse properties and uses of evidence and the judgmental tasks they entail. Examines various processes by which evidence may be developed or discovered. Considers the construction of arguments made in defense of the relevance and credibility of individual items and masses of evidence as well as the task of assessing the inferential force of evidence. Includes over 100 numerical examples to illustrate the workings of diverse probabilistic expressions for the inferential force of evidence and the subtleties they reveal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471579366
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/29/1994
Series:
Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management Series, #9
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.28(d)

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Table of Contents

A Discourse on Evidence.

The Study of Evidence.

Structural Issues I: Studying the Properties of Evidence.

Structural Issues II: Inferences Based Upon a Mass of Evidence.

On the Inferential Force of Evidence.

The Analysis of Evidential Properties and Subtleties.

Analyses of Isolated Items of Evidence.

Analyses of Recurrent Combinations of Evidence.

Discovery and the Generation of Evidence.

End of Discourse.

References.

Indexes.

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