# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (1996)
The purpose of the present research was to address two broad questions related to the use of expert testimony in battered women's homicide cases. First, what do laypersons know about battering, and in what ways is that ...

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• (1998)
The definition of the Baum-Connes map is extended to the case of any smooth groupoid. Then we prove that the Baum-Connes map is invariant under the groupoid equivalence.

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• (1973)

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• (2012-02-01)
Bayesian inference provides a flexible way of combiningg data with prior information. However, quantile regression is not equipped with a parametric likelihood, and therefore, Bayesian inference for quantile regression ...

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• (1995)
Thurstonian ranking models represent the psychological ranking process by latent random variables that follow a multivariate normal distribution. To evaluate the ranking probabilities and estimate the parameters of the ...

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• (2002)
This thesis presents a progression from theory development to real-data application. Chapter 1 gives a literature review of other psychometric models for formative assessment, or cognitive diagnosis models, as an introduction ...

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• (1993)
We consider the problem of regressing a dichotomous response variable on a predictor variable. Our interest is in modelling the probability of occurrence of the response as a function of the predictor variable, and in ...

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• (1975)

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• (2011-05-25)
The latent class model (LCM) is a statistical method that introduces a set of latent categorical variables. The main advantage of LCM is that conditional on latent variables, the manifest variables are mutually independent ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Accurately measuring individual differences underpins psychological research, educational and clinical decision-making, personnel selection, and managerial practices. Previous research has concluded that ideal point item ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Quantile regression, as a supplement to the mean regression, is often used when a comprehensive relationship between the response variable and the explanatory variables is desired. The traditional frequentists’ approach ...

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• (1998)
In this thesis, the effects of two inhibitors, funiculosin and zinc, on the $bc\sb1$ complex of Rhodobacter sphaeroides, and the role of isocyt $c\sb2$ in the photosynthetic chain were studied. Also the organization of the ...

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• (2012-06-27)
The study of memory is not only an inquiry into what happened but is just as much or more so about what is happening. Therefore, a study of the legacy of slavery requires a conscientious look into the lived experiences of ...

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• (2012-09-18)
This dissertation is divided into three main sections. The main result of Section 1 is that, for $a,b>1$, irrational, the quantity $\log (a/b)$ is not too far'' from the series of fractional parts  \sum_{n=1}^{\i ...

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• (1973)

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• (1995)
This was a study of world view transformation among committed members of a 12 Step mental health mutual help group called GROW. The purpose of the study was to explore and further our understanding of the phenomenon of ...

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• (2012-05-22)
This dissertation is a twentieth-century social history of the relationship between mixed marriage and national identity in Bosnia-Herzegovina. More precisely, it examines the ways in which different types of elites—political, ...

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• (1984)
Although not in itself a historiographic study, this dissertation proceeds from a historiographic point of departure. An introduction reviews the peculiar manner in which elements of anti-Spanish sentiment recognizeable ...

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