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Procrustes Problems

John C Gower and Garmt B Dijksterhuis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198510581
eISBN:
9780191708961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510581.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Procrustean methods are used to transform one set of data to represent another set of data as closely as possible. This book unifies several strands in the literature and contains new algorithms. It ... More


Introduction

Simona Piattoni

in The Theory of Multi-level Governance: Conceptual, Empirical, and Normative Challenges

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199562923
eISBN:
9780191721656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562923.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter argues that, in the current context of weakening state sovereignty, multi‐level governance is a useful descriptor of changes that take place on different analytical axes, each describing ... More


The Organography of Stems

Quentin Cronk

in The Molecular Organography of Plants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550357
eISBN:
9780191720154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550357.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Developmental Biology

This chapter surveys the history of the radially-organized stem from the relatively disorganized thallus of early land plants, to dichotomizing axes of primitive vascular plants, and finally to the ... More


What Is Candomblé?

Paul Christopher Johnson

in Secrets, Gossip, and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomblé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150582
eISBN:
9780199834358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150589.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Here, the religion of Candomblé is described. Candomblé is presented as a relatively stable system of meanings and practices. Johnson maps out the contour lines along which variations occur, the ... More


Conclusion

Adam T. Smith

in The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163239
eISBN:
9781400866502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163239.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter returns to the overarching question that opened the Introduction—how do objects shape our political lives?—by drawing insights gained from the Bronze Age Caucasus into a wider ... More


The Means of Violence

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses weapons used in the English civil war. Civil war armies used a transitional mixture of firearms and ‘muscle-powered weapons’ ranging from heavy artillery to clubs. Even the bow ... More


Fundamental crystallography

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

in Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The basic concepts of crystallography, including unit cell, symmetry, crystal systems and origin specification are introduced. Bravais lattice, point groups, plane groups and space groups are ... More


THE REORIENTATION OF DEFECTS IN SOLIDS

A.M. Stoneham

in Theory of Defects in Solids: Electronic Structure of Defects in Insulators and Semiconductors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507802
eISBN:
9780191709920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507802.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter looks at the several classes of defect that can reorient between different crystal axes, either coherently or incoherently. Some such defects have an intrinsic dipole moment, like OH-, ... More


AESTHETIC EXPLANATION

Gregory Currie

in Arts and Minds

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256280
eISBN:
9780191601712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256284.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Should we hold that the natural history of our artistic capacities and responses is relevant to aesthetic judgement in the way that the history of making of particular artworks is? Distinguishes ... More


Searching for the Science

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

in Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157420
eISBN:
9780199894000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157420.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Phase I of the intelligent design movement’s strategy as outlined in the Wedge Document is devoted to “Scientific Research, Writing & Publicity.” The Discovery Institute provides lucrative ... More


Epilogue

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé music and the African roots of Brazilian popular music are ... More


Endocrine pathways in differential well-being across the life course

Carol M. Worthman

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a survey of endocrine axes (gonadal, adrenal, thyroid, adiposal) to show how mediating pathways operate. Hormones are central agents in the pathways to differential well-being: ... More


3D electron crystallography

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

in Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

All structures are 3-dimensional, but each EM image is just a 2D projection of the 3D structure. Until recently, almost all work in the EM field has been 2D. 3D electron crystallography can be made ... More


Thunder Axes 00000000

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter focuses on the so-called thunder axes of the Samarakas. It explains that the Samarakas believe that thunder axes crash to the ground during lightning storms and they are kept in ... More


Space and Language

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

The chapter presents studies on the semantics and syntax of motion events, the semantics of spatial terms engaging reference systems (e.g. above, below, right, left), and those expressing both ... More


The UK Geddes Axe of the 1920s in Perspective

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The UK ‘Geddes Axe’ initiated under the Lloyd George coalition government in the 1920s became a byword for spending cuts in a slump. It comprised the largest expenditure squeeze in the UK between ... More


Creating the Framework, Labels, and Title

Stephen M. Kosslyn

in Graph Design for the Eye and Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195311846
eISBN:
9780199847075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311846.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Important parts of the graph include labels and a title, and most graphs include an L- or T-shaped framework. In this chapter, recommendations are given on how to create the framework of the graph, ... More


From polished stone tool to sacred axe: the axes of the Danis of Irian Jaya, Indonesia

Pierre PÉTrequin and Anne-Marie PÉTrequin

in The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The groups inhabiting central Irian Jaya are classless societies in which social and economic competition is manifested through leaders whose position is not hereditary. Cultivated land outside the ... More


Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Clarence Bernard Henry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is the culmination of several years of field research on sacred and secular influences of àsé, the West African Yoruba concept that spread to Brazil and throughout the African Diaspora. Àsé ... More


Maintaining the Military: Blacksmithing at Fort Michilimackinac, Michigan

Amy Roache-Fedchenko

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The objects most often used within the frontier setting during the eighteenth century were made of metal. The blacksmith was instrumental in repairing and producing metal objects required to support ... More


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