Predictability in science and society
organized and edited by Sir Jo ...

Predictability in science and society

a joint symposium of the Royal Society and the British Academy held on 20 and 21 March 1986

Published by Royal Society and the British Academy, Distributed by Scholium International in London, Great Neck, N.Y .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Prediction and economic theory / A.K. Sen
The role of prediction in evaluating econometric models / D.F. Hendry
The recently recognized failure of predictability in Newtonian dynamics / Sir James Lighthill
Numerical weather prediction / Sir John Mason
Historical inevitability and human agency in Marxism / G.A. Cohen
Application of control theory to macro-economic models / J.H. Westcott
The interpretation and use of economic predictions / Terence Burns
Predictability of living marine organisms / J.A. Gulland.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.
"First published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, series A, volume 407 (no. 1832), pages 1-145"--Verso of t.p.


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Library of Congress
Q174 .P74 1986

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