## Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

*Rolf Niedermeier*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This book provides an introduction to the concept of fixed-parameter tractability. The corresponding design and analysis of efficient fixed-parameter algorithms for optimally solving combinatorially ... More

## An Alphabet of Normal Brains

*Hanna Damasio*

### in Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195165616
- eISBN:
- 9780199864041
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.003.0005
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter makes comparisons of external anatomical structures (sulci and gyri), in twenty-six brains of normal adults. Each brain is seen from six different angles: lateral right and left, mesial ... More

## Mars

*Michael Ward*

### in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195313871
- eISBN:
- 9780199871964
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0004
- Subject:
- Religion, Religion and Literature

Lewis's earliest planetary interest inspired by Mars. Enamoured of Chaucer's knight and the chivalric ideal, Lewis fought in the First World War and addressed troops during the Second. Martial ... More

## PARAMETERIZED COMPLEXITY THEORY—A PRIMER

*Rolf Niedermeier*

### in Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter introduces basic concepts which are necessary for an understanding of this subject, beginning with a close look at parameterized algorithmics. It briefly highlights the central aspects ... More

## PARAMETERIZED COMPLEXITY THEORY

*Rolf Niedermeier*

### in Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter offers a closer look at parameterized computational complexity theory. Central concepts in this context are parameterized problems, parameterized reducibility, parameterized complexity ... More

## MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS AND REAL AREA OF CONTACT

*C. Mathew Mate*

### in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198526780
- eISBN:
- 9780191712098
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter covers how the material around contacting asperities deform when two surfaces touch and the resulting stresses in the materials. The first part of the chapter is devoted to how these ... More

## Open Problems

*Guillaume Fertin, Anthony Labarre, Irena Rusu, Eric Tannier, and Steéphane Vialette*

### in Combinatorics of Genome Rearrangements

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- August 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780262062824
- eISBN:
- 9780262258753
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262062824.003.0016
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

The variety of genome rearrangement problems is huge and is increasing every year. While it is possible to design many other variants that have yet to be studied, among the most studied variants, ... More

## Archetypes of the weak hydrogen bond -C−H⋯O and C – H⋯N interactions in organic and organometallic systems

*GAUTAM R. DESIRAJU and THOMAS STEINER*

### in The Weak Hydrogen Bond: In Structural Chemistry and Biology

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198509707
- eISBN:
- 9780191708206
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509707.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

Many, if not all, attributes of the classical hydrogen bond, X-H···A, would seem to derive from the fact that X and A are electronegative elements and from the unique electronic configuration of the ... More

## Interaction and Pseudorandomness

*Christopher Moore and Stephan Mertens*

### in The Nature of Computation

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199233212
- eISBN:
- 9780191775079
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233212.003.0011
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Although randomness can yield simple, efficient, and beautiful algorithms, it affects computation in many other ways. In NP problems, a ‘yes’ answer can be proven by the Prover to the Verifier. NP ... More

## Hard and Soft: Joyce and Others

*Robert Scholes*

### in Paradoxy of Modernism

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- October 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780300108200
- eISBN:
- 9780300128840
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Yale University Press
- DOI:
- 10.12987/yale/9780300108200.003.0004
- Subject:
- Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the distinction between hardness and softness or sentimentalism. In particular, it considers the question of Joyce's sentimentality, and, indeed, the question of sentimentality ... More