Books tagged: verification

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Managing Blind: A Data Quality and Data Governance Vade Mecum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Information management
Companies and countries run on data but rarely question its origin, accuracy or significance, until something goes wrong. From the larger lost satellite to the smaller annoyances of badly worded forms, it all comes down to data. This short book provides a unique insight into the real value of data and how a simple understanding of data quality can be a truly enlightening and profitable experience.
Carbon Policy - How robust measurement and verification can improve policy effectiveness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book puts forward the case for incorporating more robust Measurement Reporting and Verification in the development of carbon abatement policy. Its focus is on policies that aim to reduce the energy use and resultant carbon emissions of buildings. It examines a range of policy types, provides case studies, and shows how to incorporate robust measurement and verification into policy design.
Philosophy of Science: A Short Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Science gives a brief introduction to the Epistemology (Scientific Knowledge Issues etc), Metaphysics (Reality Issues), and Axiology (Value Issues) of Science. It analyses the foundations of what scientific knowledge and theorization consists in and deals with issues related to the ultimate nature of reality and ethical issues involved in the practice of science.