## Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Volume 2Academic Press, 1992 - Physical sciences |

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Observations in the NIR should trace the

faithfully than observations at any other wavelength. The beautiful spiral patterns

seen in optical photographs of disk galaxies are thought to arise from density ...

Observations in the NIR should trace the

**distribution**of mass in a galaxy morefaithfully than observations at any other wavelength. The beautiful spiral patterns

seen in optical photographs of disk galaxies are thought to arise from density ...

Page 509

In other words, he was primarily interested in the posterior

observable variables, rather than in the posterior

This point of view has become known as predictivism in modern Bay- esian ...

In other words, he was primarily interested in the posterior

**distribution**of futureobservable variables, rather than in the posterior

**distribution**for the parameter p.This point of view has become known as predictivism in modern Bay- esian ...

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It is one of the many ironies concerning the Bayesian approach that Fisher

eventually understood that his fiducial argument was really only a special case of

Bayes's theorem, with an appropriate uniform prior

different ...

It is one of the many ironies concerning the Bayesian approach that Fisher

eventually understood that his fiducial argument was really only a special case of

Bayes's theorem, with an appropriate uniform prior

**distribution**and using adifferent ...

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### Contents

Guide to Using the Encyclopedia ix Atomic Physics | 339 |

Approximations and Expansions 1 Atomic Spectrometry | 357 |

Archaeological Geology 31 Atomic Spectroscopy | 381 |

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