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Numerical algorithms

Christopher G. Small and Jinfang Wang

in Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Estimating Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506881
eISBN:
9780191709258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506881.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter surveys a variety of root-finding and hill-climbing algorithms that are useful for solving estimating equations or maximizing artificial likelihoods, starting with a basic technique ... More


Respiration in aquatic ecosystems: history and background

Peter J. le B. Williams and Paul A. del Giorgio

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527084
eISBN:
9780191713347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527084.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This introductory chapter presents a general historical, biochemical, and ecological background to the topics covered in this book, and sets the following chapters in a broad context. The various ... More


Mathematical Work of Nigel Hitchin

Sir Michael Atiyah

in The Many Facets of Geometry: A Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199534920
eISBN:
9780191716010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter reviews selected topics covered in Nigel Hitchin's papers. These include his introduction of the spectral curve of a magnetic monopole, the introduction by Nigel of ‘Higgs bundles’ in ... More


Theories, Sites, Toposes: Relating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges'

Olivia Caramello

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198758914
eISBN:
9780191818752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758914.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Pure Mathematics

This book is devoted to a general study of geometric theories from a topos-theoretic perspective. After recalling the necessary topos-theoretic preliminaries, it presents the main methodology it uses ... More


Metabolic and Hormonal Predictors of Obesity

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews epidemiologic studies on metabolic and hormonal predictors of obesity. It focuses primarily on prospective cohort studies, first discussing metabolic predictors, including ... More


Lead and the Roots of Environmental Controversies

Moore Colleen F.

in Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153910
eISBN:
9780199846986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153910.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the negative effects of lead exposure on children's development. Several studies have confirmed that lead exposure lowers children's intellectual quotient (IQ) test scores and ... More


Etiology of the Stability of Reading Performance from 7 to 12 Years of Age and Its Possible Mediation by IQ

Sally J. Wadsworth and John C. Defries

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In addition to common genetic factors on reading ability at different ages, other variables may mediate the stability of individual differences in ... More


Dissociations in cognitive memory: the syndrome of developmental amnesia

Faraneh Vargha-Khadem, David G. Gadian, and Mortimer Mishkin

in Episodic Memory: New Directions in Research

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508809
eISBN:
9780191687396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508809.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews some recent studies in which additional information has been gathered concerning the syndrome of DA. It first describes two group studies that address the questions of whether ... More


Basic definitions

Simon Donaldson

in Riemann Surfaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198526391
eISBN:
9780191774874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526391.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Analysis

This chapter presents definitions of Riemann surfaces and holomorphic maps, and provides examples, including algebraic curves and quotients.


Maps between Riemann surfaces

Simon Donaldson

in Riemann Surfaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198526391
eISBN:
9780191774874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526391.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Analysis

This chapter first presents two simple lemmas from complex analysis which serve as the foundation for the chapter. It then examines monodromy and the Riemann Existence Theorem covering the monodromy ... More


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