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10 types of regressions. Which one to use? Originally posted here by Dr Granville. Read comments posted about the original article. Should you use linear or logistic regression? In what contexts? General Overview - Open Educational Resources (OER) - Subject Guides at Binghamton University Libraries "Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost. Unlike fixed, copyrighted resources, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organization that chooses to retain few, if any, ownership rights" (OER Commons, CC BY-SA) Open Educational Resources allows educators to: retain the right to make, own and control, reuse, revise, remix, redistribute (SPARC: Open Education) Use this guide to navigate through available options.

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A critique of the Cochrane Collaboration What follows is a summary of a longer paper on some of the problems that the Cochrane Collaboration face. It is based on the presentation I gave at Evidence Live 2013 entitled ‘Anarchism, Punk and EBM’. But to begin with I want to make it clear that I am fully supportive of systematic reviews and the reasons for doing them. The method of Katharina Schroth - history, principles and current development The history of conservative treatment of scoliosis is rather long and leads us back to the original methods of Hippocrates (460-370 BC) [1]. Although more than two thousand years have passed since the century of Hippocrates, the main approach of conservative scoliosis treatment has been based on mechanical viewpoints still in the early 20th Century and in most of the approaches still existing today. Correction exercises were widely distributed in whole of Europe during the last two centuries; some of them were using three therapists for one patient (Figure 1) during scoliosis correction [2].

Why language is not everything that Noam Chomsky said it is Few scientific disagreements lead to public controversy. But there are times when the subject or the participants in a debate so capture the public imagination that otherwise dry, technical matters of discord among researchers erupt into the media, eliciting a wide array of opinions from experts and non-experts. Getting the public interested is good for science if it leads to deeper thinking about things that are of importance to understanding our species. And there is a controversy of just this type bubbling away for many years now in linguistics.

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19 Short Story Publishers that Pay $500+ Per Story The following is a list of short story publishers that pay $500 for short stories. Some of them pay more – all of them pay at least $500 for some of the stories they publish. This list focuses on short story publishers. If you’re looking for publishers of novels, I recommend The 2015 Guide to Manuscript Publishers. Most of these publishers are currently open to submissions – but not all of them. Al Ma'arri Authors born between 800 and 1100 CE Click Up For A Summary Of Each Author Contents Introduction Calmness Sanctity of Life

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