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Bayesian Nets and CausalityPhilosophical and Computational Foundations

Bayesian Nets and Causality: Philosophical and Computational Foundations

Jon Williamson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198530794
eISBN:
9780191712982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530794.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book provides an introduction to, and analysis of, the use of Bayesian nets in causal modelling. It puts forward new conceptual foundations for causal network modelling: The book argues that ... More

Bolzano's Logical System

Bolzano's Logical System

Ettore Casari

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788294
eISBN:
9780191830228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788294.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

A starting point of Bolzano’s logical reflection was the conviction that among truths there is a connection, according to which some truths are grounds of others, and these in turn are consequences ... More

Causality in the Sciences

Causality in the Sciences

Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo, and Jon Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574131
eISBN:
9780191728921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574131.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

There is a need for integrated thinking about causality, probability, and mechanism in scientific methodology. A panoply of disciplines, ranging from epidemiology and biology through to econometrics ... More

Computability and Randomness

Computability and Randomness

André Nies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230761
eISBN:
9780191710988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230761.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The complexity and the randomness aspect of a set of natural numbers are closely related. Traditionally, computability theory is concerned with the complexity aspect. However, computability theoretic ... More

Computational Interaction

Computational Interaction

Antti Oulasvirta, Per Ola Kristensson, Xiaojun Bi, and Andrew Howes (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book presents computational interaction as an approach to explaining and enhancing the interaction between humans and information technology. Computational interaction applies abstraction, ... More

Computing Possible Futures

Computing Possible Futures

William B. Rouse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198846420
eISBN:
9780191881589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846420.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book discusses the use of models and interactive visualizations to explore designs of systems and policies in determining whether such designs would be effective. Executives and senior managers ... More

The Error of TruthHow History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Steven J. Osterlind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The Error of Truth recounts the astonishing and unexpected tale of how quantitative thinking was invented and rose to primacy in our lives in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, bringing us ... More

Everyday CryptographyFundamental Principles and Applications

Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Keith Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788003
eISBN:
9780191829956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788003.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing ... More

From Sets and Types to Topology and AnalysisTowards practicable foundations for constructive mathematics

From Sets and Types to Topology and Analysis: Towards practicable foundations for constructive mathematics

Laura Crosilla and Peter Schuster (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566519
eISBN:
9780191713927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566519.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Constructive mathematics is a vital area of research which has gained special attention in recent years due to the distinctive presence of computational content in its theorems. This characteristic ... More

Game Theory, Diplomatic History and Security Studies

Game Theory, Diplomatic History and Security Studies

Frank C. Zagare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198831587
eISBN:
9780191869525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831587.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Applied Mathematics

The main purpose of this book is to demonstrate, by way of example, the several advantages of using a formal game-theoretic framework to explain complex events, diplomatic history, and contentious ... More

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