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  • 121Northern Ireland Act 2009 — The Northern Ireland Act 2009[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make provision in relation to policing and justice in Northern Ire …

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  • 122Spinoza: metaphysics and knowledge — G.H.R.Parkinson The philosophical writings of Spinoza are notoriously obscure, and they have been interpreted in many ways. Some interpreters see Spinoza as (in the words of a contemporary)1 ‘the reformer of the new [sc. Cartesian] philosophy’.… …

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  • 123Charles Peirce — Infobox Scientist name = Charles Peirce box width = image size = 200px caption = Charles Peirce birth date = September 10, 1839 birth place = Cambridge, Massachusetts death date = April 19, 1914 death place = residence = citizenship = nationality …

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  • 124Linear regression — Example of simple linear regression, which has one independent variable In statistics, linear regression is an approach to modeling the relationship between a scalar variable y and one or more explanatory variables denoted X. The case of one… …

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  • 125Pulitzer Prize — Infobox award name = Pulitzer Prize imagesize = 200px caption = description = Excellence in newspaper journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition presenter = Columbia University country = United States year = 1917 website =… …

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  • 126Philosophy of science — is the study of assumptions, foundations, and implications of science. The field is defined by an interest in one of a set of traditional problems or an interest in central or foundational concerns in science. In addition to these central… …

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  • 127Transformational grammar — In linguistics, a transformational grammar, or transformational generative grammar (TGG), is a generative grammar, especially of a natural language, that has been developed in a Chomskyan tradition. Additionally, transformational grammar is the… …

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  • 128Chicago Tribune — The Trib redirects here. For other newspapers with similar names, see Tribune (disambiguation). Chicago Tribune The June 16, 2009, front page of The Chicago Tribune Type Daily newspaper …

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  • 129Pragmatism — This article is about the philosophical movement. For other uses, see Pragmatism (disambiguation). Pragmatism is a philosophical tradition centered on the linking of practice and theory. It describes a process where theory is extracted from… …

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  • 130Thomas Nagel — April 2008 Born July 4, 1937 (1937 07 04) (age 74) Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia) …

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  • 131Logistic regression — In statistics, logistic regression is a model used for prediction of the probability of occurrence of an event by fitting data to a logistic curve. It makes use of several predictor variables that may be either numerical or categorical. For… …

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  • 132Ankh-Morpork City Watch — The Ankh Morpork City Watch is a fictional police force within the Discworld series of books by Terry Pratchett. It is based in the city state of Ankh Morpork on the Discworld. The Watch was originally two units, the Day Watch and the Night Watch …

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  • 133Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict — The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Optional protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Annex I of a resolution (54/263) on 25 May 2000.[1] The protocol came into force on …

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  • 134Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction — Hague Abduction Convention Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction …

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  • 135Relative risk — In statistics and mathematical epidemiology, relative risk (RR) is the risk of an event (or of developing a disease) relative to exposure. Relative risk is a ratio of the probability of the event occurring in the exposed group versus a non… …

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  • 136Criminal Justice Act 2003 — The Criminal Justice Act 2003[1] (c.44) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It is a wide ranging measure introduced to modernise many areas of the criminal justice system in England and Wales and, to a lesser extent, in Scotland… …

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  • 137Classified (rapper) — Classified Classified at the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards Background information Birth name Luke Boyd …

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  • 138Traditional Tibetan medicine — Ancient Tibetan Medicine Poster Traditional Tibetan medicine is a centuries old traditional medical system that employs a complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating techniques such as pulse analysis and urinalysis, and utilizes behavior and… …

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  • 139Local regression — LOESS, or locally weighted scatterplot smoothing, is one of many modern modeling methods that build on classical methods, such as linear and nonlinear least squares regression. Modern regression methods are designed to address situations in which …

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  • 140Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 — The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c. 51) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom enacted in 2006 to replace the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 (RRA).The bill which became the Act was brought before the British House of Commons …

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