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mathematical theory of arguments for statistical evidence

Paul-Andr Monney

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Published
**2004**
by Physica Verlag in Heidelberg
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Paul-Andr Monney. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA76 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiii, 154 p. : |

Number of Pages | 154 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22557253M |

ISBN 10 | 3790815276 |

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In this book, the facts are the statistical observations and the general knowledge is represented by an instance of a special kind of sta tistical models called functional models.

The second aspect deals with the uncertainty under which the formal reasoning takes place. For this aspect, the theory of hints [27] is the appropriate tool. The subject of this book is the reasoning under uncertainty based on sta tistical evidence, where the word reasoning is taken to mean searching for arguments in favor or against particular hypotheses of interest.

The kind of reasoning we are using is composed of two aspects. A Mathematical Theory of Arguments for Statistical Evidence. Mathematical theory of arguments for statistical evidence. Heidelberg ; New York: Physica-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Paul-André Monney.

A mathematical theory of arguments for statistical evidence. [Paul-André Monney] -- The subject of this book is the reasoning under uncertainty based on statistical evidence. The concepts are developed, explained and illustrated in the context of the mathematical theory of hints.

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Xun Gu, in Handbook of Statistics, Poisson model. In the case of strong statistical evidence supporting the functional divergence after gene duplication (i.e., θ I > 0), it is of great interest to (statistically) predict which sites are likely to be responsible for these (type-I) functional differences.

Indeed, these sites can be further tested by using molecular, biochemical, or. The theory of belief functions, also referred to as evidence theory or Dempster–Shafer theory (DST), is a general framework for reasoning with uncertainty, with understood connections to other frameworks such as probability, possibility and imprecise probability introduced by Arthur P.

Dempster in the context of statistical inference, the theory was later developed by Glenn. I have also used other probability-type arguments to the same end (see, e.g., Science and Creation, Master Books, pp. The first such book, so far as I know, to use mathematics and probability in refuting evolution was written by a pastor, W.

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Abelson articulates the position that statistics serves as a standardized means of settling disputes between scientists who could otherwise each argue the merits of their own positions ad. In Glenn Shafer's book, A Mathematical Theory of Evidence, the author offers a reinterpretation of Arthur Dempster's work, a reinterpretation that identifies his lower probabilities as epistemic probabilities or degrees of belief, takes the rule for combining such degrees of belief as fundamental, and abandons the idea that they arise as lower bounds over classes of Bayesian probabilities.

Einstein’s general theory of relativity, for example, was based on theoretical mathematics developed 50 years earlier by the great German mathematician Bernhard Riemann that. Dembski’s information theory arguments.

Intelligent design writer William Dembski invokes both probability and information theory (the mathematical theory of information content in data) in his arguments against Darwinism [e.g., Dembski]. The existence of God is a subject of debate in the philosophy of religion and popular culture.

A wide variety of arguments for and against the existence of God can be categorized as metaphysical, logical, empirical, subjective or philosophical terms, the question of the existence of God involves the disciplines of epistemology (the nature and scope of knowledge) and ontology. On the likelihood ratio conception of relevance, this fact should be irrelevant and hence evidence of it should not be allowed to be adduced.

But in such cases, the court will let the evidence in (Park et al. 10). The mathematical theory of relevance cannot account for this. There is also Mathematical Statistics by Shao, that is structured much more like the non measure theoretic textbooks, starting with a whirlwind review of probability theory, and seems to be used as a textbook fairly often judging from the semi-incoherent negative reviews on Amazon.

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