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Analogy and Structure / Edition 1

Analogy and Structure / Edition 1

by R. Skousen


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ISBN-13: 9789048141968
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/08/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Structuralist Descriptions. 1. Measuring the Certainty of Probalistic Rules. 2. Systems of Rules. 3. The Agreement Density for Continous Rules. 4. Maximum Likelihood Statistics. 5. Optimal Descriptions. 6. Simplest Descriptions. 7. Preferred Derivations. 8. Analyzing the Effect of a Variable. Part II: Analogical Descriptions. 9. Problems with Structuralist Descriptions. 10. An Analogical Approach. 11. A Natural Test for Homogenety. 12. Statistical Analogy. 13. Defining Other Levels of Significance. 14. Actual Examples. 15. Analogical Analyses of Continuous Variables. 16. Behavioral Factors. Concluding Remarks: A Final Analogy. References. Index.

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