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Understanding and using scientific evidence [electronic resource] : how to critically evaluate data / Richard Gott and Sandra Duggan.

Author/Creator:
Gott, Richard, 1946-
Publication:
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Subjects:
Science -- Philosophy.
Evidence.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This text shows that there are things to understand about scientific evidences: difficult concepts about the structure of experiments; causality; repeatability and the validity and reliability of evidence upon which decisions have to be made.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 - Introduction; Chapter 2 - The Design of a simple investigation; Chapter 3 - Different types of variables; Chapter 4 - Other, and more complex, designs; Chapter 5 - Making the best use of tables and graphs; Chapter 6 - What do the data mean?; Chapter 7 - Are the measurements good enough?; Chapter 8 - Samples and populations; Chapter 9 - Lots of measurements; Chapter 10 - Data as part of evidence; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Duggan, Sandra, 1949-
ISBN:
1-4462-3945-4
0-85702-016-1
1-280-37055-6
9786610370559
1-4129-3221-1
OCLC:
191036545
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