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Hypothesis analysis methods, hypothesis analysis devices, and articles of manufacture

United States Patent

8,140,464
March 20, 2012
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Hypothesis analysis methods, hypothesis analysis devices, and articles of manufacture are described according to some aspects. In one aspect, a hypothesis analysis method includes providing a hypothesis, providing an indicator which at least one of supports and refutes the hypothesis, using the indicator, associating evidence with the hypothesis, weighting the association of the evidence with the hypothesis, and using the weighting, providing information regarding the accuracy of the hypothesis.
Sanfilippo; Antonio P. (Richland, WA), Cowell; Andrew J. (Kennewick, WA), Gregory; Michelle L. (Richland, WA), Baddeley; Robert L. (Richland, WA), Paulson; Patrick R. (Pasco, WA), Tratz; Stephen C. (Richland, WA), Hohimer; Ryan E. (West Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
11/ 414,069
April 28, 2006
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0676RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.