## The Fourth Janko Group

*Alexander A. Ivanov*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198527596
- eISBN:
- 9780191713163
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book illustrates how different methods of finite group theory including representation theory, cohomology theory, combinatorial group theory, and local analysis, are combined to construct one of ... More

## The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

*Christopher Hood*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198297659
- eISBN:
- 9780191599484
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More

## Finding the Roots of Algebraic Equations

*Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall*

### in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691149059
- eISBN:
- 9781400850525
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter highlights some of the struggles to solve fifth-degree polynomials as well as the development of the idea of a group and its application to answering the question of solvability of ... More

## Human Groups and Genocide

*Dr. David Nersessian*

### in Genocide and Political Groups

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199588909
- eISBN:
- 9780191594557
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0005
- Subject:
- Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses whether political groups merit equal treatment to the four groups enumerated in the Genocide Convention. It first discusses what human ‘groups’ really are and the inherent ... More

## CONCRETE GROUP THEORY

*A. A. Ivanov*

### in The Fourth Janko Group

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198527596
- eISBN:
- 9780191713163
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses concrete group theory. Topics covered include symplectic and orthogonal GF(2)-forms, transvections and Siegel transformations, Witt's theorem, and the space of forms.

## GROUP ORBITALLY CONSTRAINED APPROXIMATION

*Moody T. Chu and Gene H. Golub*

### in Inverse Eigenvalue Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566649
- eISBN:
- 9780191718021
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566649.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Group actions together with properly formulated objective functions can offer a channel to tackle various classical or new and challenging problems rising from applied linear algebra. This chapter ... More

## Judges as Members of Small Groups

*Wendy L. Martinek*

### in The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- May 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195367584
- eISBN:
- 9780199776917
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367584.003.0005
- Subject:
- Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Virtually all appellate courts use groups of judges to decide cases. Accordingly, small group theory is a useful perspective for investigating appellate court decision making. In particular, ... More

## Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

*Wai-Kee Li, Gong-Du Zhou, and Thomas Mak*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199216949
- eISBN:
- 9780191711992
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216949.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This text is an updated English version of a class-tested textbook originally published in Chinese in 2006. Its contents are based on the lecture notes of several courses taught by the authors at The ... More

## Frenkel Excitonic States in The Heitler-London Approximation

*Vladimir M. Agranovich*

### in Excitations in Organic Solids

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199234417
- eISBN:
- 9780191715426
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses Frenkel excitonic states in Heitler-London approximation. The Coulomb and mechanical excitons in molecular crystals are introduced using the crystal Hamiltonian. The excitons ... More

## Broken Symmetry and Physicists' QFT

*Laura Ruetsche*

### in Interpreting Quantum Theories

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199535408
- eISBN:
- 9780191728525
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535408.003.0014
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 12 argued that quantum statistical mechanics puts unitarily inequivalent representations to use in ways no rigid interpretation can make sense of. Two features of working QFTs which promise a ... More