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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… 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Many KDD systems incorporate an implicit or explicit preference for simpler models, but this use of “Occam's razor” has been… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The rejection of reliability and validity in qualitative inquiry in the 1980s has resulted in an interesting shift for “ensuring… 
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… 
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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… 
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… 
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… 
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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… 
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… 
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… 
Review
1987
Review
1987
Recent developments of statistical methods in molecular phylogenetics are reviewed. It is shown that the mathematical foundations… 
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