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English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349)

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Lance commented: "This marks the start of a new phase in which Occam is seeing expansion of its MGA footprint in emerging and complex risk classes.
"Our relationship with Google Cloud is a big step for Occam Technology Group as it gives us the opportunity to help clients accelerate their adoption of IoT infrastructures at scale," said Raymond Carr, Occam Technology Group's Chief Technology Officer and founder.
Nurses should be encouraged to start with the principle of Occam's razor; your simplest idea to fix a problem may be the one that has a profound impact and stands out among the rest!
In his own research in geological modelling, Lake adopts Occam's razor, a philosophical principle that states that the simpler explanation for something is usually better than the complicated one.
His latest rethink is the so-called Occam Process, which uses packaged ICs to build electronic assemblies in reverse order, thus eliminating the need for a separate PCB.
The principle telling us that the simplest explanation is more likely the correct one is known as Occam's what?
Strunk and White were on target, and many of us radiologists would do well to apply Occam's Razor (also known as the Principle of Parsimony), which says the shortest and least complicated way is the truest, to the writing of our reports.
The Occam's Reader article, from Litsey and Ketner, explores exciting new options in ebook interlibrary loan within the Greater Western Library Alliance.
The users who are protesting are reacting to a privacy scare -- Messenger asks for some suspicious permissions, such as access to the microphone -- or simply voicing their Occam's-razor-motivated resentment at having to download a second app where one worked perfectly well.
I doubt that lefty Craig Boddington has all his safari rifles rebored for a left-hand twist, so I guess I will go with Occam's razor on this one.
Why wouldn't Occam's razor be an essential tool in God's toolkit?
One Franciscan philosopher and theologian, who radically attacked the Aristotelian concept of essences and influenced the development of empirical science and modern philosophy, was William of Occam (1285-1349).
Dentro de los diferentes enfoques de inversion 1D se discuten los mas utilizados y actualmente accesibles en el software de modelamiento (inversion); estos son la transformada de Bostick y el algoritmo de Occam.
Occam's Razor, which holds that among competing hypotheses the simplest one with the fewest assumptions should be selected, compels this writer to conclude that explanations like emissions of radioactive gas or electrical discharges in levitated clouds of dust should be taken with a boulder-sized grain of salt.
The topics include a dynamical neural simulation of feature=based attention and binding in a recurrent model of the ventral stream, the importance of low spatial frequencies for categorizing emotional facial expressions, an information-theory analysis and a connectionist model of sentence comprehension as mental simulation, a first approach to an artificial networked cognitive control system based on the shared circuits model of sociocognitive capacities, Occam's razor and Hegel's hair gel as issues in computational modeling, and what humanoid robots offer experimental psychology.