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An overview of reconstructability analysis

Martin Zwick (Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 1 June 2004

Abstract

This paper is an overview of reconstructability analysis (RA), an approach to discrete multivariate modeling developed in the systems community. RA includes set‐theoretic modeling of relations and information‐theoretic modeling of frequency and probability distribution. It thus encompasses both statistical and nonstatistical problems. It overlaps with logic design and machine learning in engineering and with log‐linear modeling in the social sciences. Its generality gives it considerable potential for knowledge representation and data mining.

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Citation

Zwick, M. (2004), "An overview of reconstructability analysis", Kybernetes, Vol. 33 No. 5/6, pp. 877-905. https://doi.org/10.1108/03684920410533958

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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