 By William Craig

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Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk (Statistics in Practice)

Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk provides insurance of crucial epidemiological indices, and contains fresh advancements within the field. A useful reference resource for biostatisticians and epidemiologists operating in illness prevention, because the chapters are self-contained and have a number of genuine examples.

An Invitation to Formal Reasoning

This paintings introduces the topic of formal common sense in terms of a method that's "like syllogistic logic". Its process, like out of date, conventional syllogistic, is a "term logic". The authors' model of common sense ("term-function logic", TFL) stocks with Aristotle's syllogistic the perception that the logical kinds of statements which are excited by inferences as premises or conclusions might be construed because the results of connecting pairs of phrases through a logical copula (functor).

Additional resources for Logic in Algebraic Form, Three Languages and Theories

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