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Occam's razor

Known as: Occum's razor, Okkum's razor, Occam’s Razor 
Occam's razor (also written as Ockham's razor, and lex parsimoniae in Latin, which means law of parsimony) is a problem-solving principle attributed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Bayesian paradigm apparently only sometimes gives rise to Occam's Razor; at other times very large models perform well. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract Why are intentions interesting to those who care about new venture formation? Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking, a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The task of parametric model selection is cast in terms of a statistical mechanics on the space of probability distributions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
1 GAs: What Are They?.- 2 GAs: How Do They Work?.- 3 GAs: Why Do They Work?.- 4 GAs: Selected Topics.- 5 Binary or Float?.- 6… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract. The paper develops and analyzes a model of a firm's market value as it relates to contemporaneous and future earnings… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
From the Publisher: Artificial "neural networks" are now widely used as flexible models for regression classification… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The past decade has brought advanced information technologies, which include electronic messaging systems, executive information… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The understanding of the dynamics of animal populations and of related ecological and evolutionary issues frequently depends on a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This paper reports on the development of an instrument designed to measure the various perceptions that an individual may have of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Abstract We show that a polynomial learning algorithm, as defined by Valiant (1984), is obtained whenever there exists a… Expand
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