Manual Prediction Research
This manual provides an introduction to the main topics of prediction research. The manual briefly discusses each topic and its relevance to the detail that is needed for understanding empirical articles. After reading the manual, readers should have a good understanding of the key methodological and analytical considerations in prediction research, and be able to read scientific articles on prediction studies critically.


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