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decision rule

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A formal or mechanical principle or formula for choosing a course of action in response to any given input data. A typical example is a formula for deciding whether a student passes or...

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inadmissible decision rule

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 92 words.

A *decision rule that is never superior to a given alternative rule. Suppose that δ1 and δ2

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inadmissible decision rule

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 92 words.

A decision rule (see game theory) that is never better than a given alternative rule. Suppose that δ...

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inadmissible decision rule

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

A decision rule that is never superior to a given alternative rule. Suppose that δ1 and δ2 are two decision rules and that the outcome of each rule is dependent on the values of the...

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Decision Rules and Conduct Rules

Meir Dan-Cohen.

in Criminal Law Conversations

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 12239 words.

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of decision rules and conduct rules in the United States, with particular emphasis on acoustic separation in criminal law. It includes...

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New Decision Rules, New Rule Features

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti.

in Party Competition

October 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 9595 words.

This chapter investigates the implications of having a very large and diverse set of decision rules that any party leader might use. It defines two completely new vote-seeking rule...

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The Ethics of Economic Decision Rules

Sven Ove Hansson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Industry Studies. 13174 words.

The purpose of economic decision rules is to guide decision makers who have competing goals or are uncertain about how their goals can be fulfilled. This chapter discusses the assumptions...

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On the Justice of Decision Rules

Jose Apesteguia, Miguel A. Ballester and Rosa Ferrer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 6091 words.

Which decision rules are the most efficient? Which are the best in terms of maximin or maximax? We study these questions for the case of a group of individuals faced with a collective...

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Decision Rules for Bone Densitometry Testing

Christoph I. Lee.

in 50 Imaging Studies Every Doctor Should Know

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Clinical Radiology. 1522 words.

This chapter, found in the bone, joint, and extremity pain section of the book, provides a succinct synopsis of a key study examining the use of decision rules for bone densitometry testing...

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Endogenous Parties, Interaction of Different Decision Rules

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti.

in Party Competition

October 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 10419 words.

This chapter attempts to develop more realistic and interesting models in which the set of competing parties is a completely endogenous output of the process of party competition. It also...

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Likelihood Ratio Tests and Legal Decision Rules

Louis Kaplow.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 14938 words.

Various legal decision-making criteria can be formulated as likelihood ratio tests, wherein liability, prohibition, or other outcomes are associated with evidence strength exceeding a...

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The Evolutionary Dynamics of Decision Rule Selection

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti.

in Party Competition

October 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 8863 words.

This chapter extends the survival-of-the-fittest evolutionary environment to consider the possibility that new political parties, when they first come into existence, do not pick decision...

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Decision Rule for Imaging Acute Knee Injuries

Christoph I. Lee.

in 50 Imaging Studies Every Doctor Should Know

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Clinical Radiology. 1024 words.

This chapter, found in the bone, joint, and extremity pain section of the book, provides a succinct synopsis of a key study examining the use of the Ottawa knee rules for imaging acute knee...

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Cues and decision rules in animal migration

Silke Bauer, Bart A. Nolet, Jarl Giske, Jason W. Chapman, Susanne Åkesson, Anders Hedenström and John M. Fryxell.

in Animal Migration

January 2011; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 11234 words.

Animals face many challenges during migration, including ‘where to go’ and ‘when to go’, for which migrants derive relevant information from proximate external (environmental) and internal...

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decision rule

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A formal or mechanical principle or formula for choosing a course of action in response to any given input data. A typical example is a formula for deciding whether a student passes or...

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decision rule

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 5 words.

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decision rule

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 5 words.

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The Freedom of Arbitrators to Conduct Collective Proceedings When the Rules are Silent: Considerations in the Wake of the Abaclat Decision

Orlando Federico Cabrera Colorado.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 12762 words.

Collective arbitration remains almost unknown around the world. The Arbitral Tribunal in the case of Abaclat and Others v the Argentine Republic rendered a majority Decision of Jurisdiction...

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The US Supreme Court’s ‘Enemy Combatant’ Decisions: A ‘Major Victory for the Rule of Law’?

Daniel Moeckli.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

In its recent judgments in Rumsfeld v Padilla, Hamdi v Rumsfeld and Rasul v Bush, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected the executive’s claim that it has the authority to...

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Simple Rules for Ordering Cues in One-Reason Decision Making

Anja Dieckmann and Peter M. Todd.

in Ecological Rationality

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 13517 words.

Much of the success of simple lexicographic heuristics such as take-the-best comes from using an appropriate cue order, such as validity order. Validity ordering requires considerable...

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Estimating Optimal Decision Rules in the Presence of Model Parameter Uncertainty

Christopher J. Bennett.

in Journal of Financial Econometrics

January 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Econometric Modelling. 8650 words.

This article proposes a bootstrap procedure for estimating the risk minimizing decision-rule from within a parameterized family of rules. The procedure is conceptually simple and applicable...

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