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NCJ Number: 35422 Find in a Library
Title: INEFFICIENT STATISTICS (FROM PROBATION, PAROLE, AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS. 2D ED., 1976 BY ROBERT M CARTER AND LESLIE T WILKINS - SEE NCJ-35412)
Author(s): L T WILKINS
Corporate Author: John Wiley and Sons
Managing Editor
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: John Wiley and Sons
New York, NY 10158
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE CONSIDERS THE PRESENT STATE-OF-THE-ART OF PREDICTION, EXAMINES WHAT IMPROVEMENTS SEEM LIKELY TO BE ACHIEVED IF THEY ARE SOUGHT, AND TESTS EACH CASE AGAINST ITS UTILITY IN RESPECT TO PAROLE BOARD DECISIONS.
Abstract: POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENTS IN PREDICTION TABLE BUILDING COVERED INCLUDE DYNAMIC CODING, SEQUENTIAL METHODS, NONCLINICAL ORIENTATION, MULTIPLE CODING AND FREE SCALES, AND STABLE PREDICTORS.
Index Term(s): Estimating methods; Mathematical modeling; Parole; Prediction; Probation or parole decisionmaking
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