The Rules of Strong Inference

The Rules of Strong Inference - an article by John Platt,...

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The Rules of Strong Inference: Strong Inference is a method for looking at scientific problems by trying to disprove hypotheses and accepting the hypotheses that can not be disproved. Using Strong Inference entails following these rules (from
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Unformatted text preview: an article by John Platt, 1964): 1. Devise multiple hypotheses. 2. Design experiment(s) to eliminate one or more of the hypotheses. 3. Carry out the experiments in a manner that gives a clean result. 4. Repeat. Refine hypotheses....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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