## The Diophantine Frobenius Problem

*Jorge L. Ramírez Alfonsín*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568209
- eISBN:
- 9780191718229
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568209.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Algebra, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

During the early part of the last century, F. G. Frobenius raised, in his lectures, the following problem (called the Diophantine Frobenius Problem FP): given relatively prime positive integers a1, . ... More

## Random Geometric Graphs

*Mathew Penrose*

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506263
- eISBN:
- 9780191707858
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book sets out a body of rigorous mathematical theory for finite graphs with nodes placed randomly in Euclidean d-space according to a common probability density, and edges added to connect ... More

## Statistics and Informatics in Molecular Cancer Research

*Carsten Wiuf and Claus L. Andersen (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199532872
- eISBN:
- 9780191714467
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532872.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This book discusses novel advances in informatics and statistics in molecular cancer research. Through eight chapters it discusses specific topics in cancer research, talks about how the topics give ... More

## Plotinus on Number

*Svetla Slaveva-Griffin*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195377194
- eISBN:
- 9780199869572
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377194.001.1
- Subject:
- Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book examines Plotinus’ concept of number, one of the most difficult and obscure topics in Neoplatonism. The book argues that Plotinus is the first philosopher who explains the Platonic “true ... More

## Physicists Multiply, Social Scientists Add—Even When It Does Not Add Up

*Rein Taagepera*

### in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199534661
- eISBN:
- 9780191715921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0005
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Most physics equations include few variables and at most one freely adjustable constant, which multiply or divide. In contrast, regression equations favored in social sciences often have many ... More

## Conclusion: In Defense of Plato

*Svetla Slaveva-Griffin*

### in Plotinus on Number

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195377194
- eISBN:
- 9780199869572
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377194.003.0008
- Subject:
- Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The concept of number is the troublemaker in the history of Platonism. It separated the followers of Plato and Aristotle into two camps for generations. For Plotinus, however, the concept becomes the ... More

## Postprocessing

*Gary A. Glatzmaier*

### in Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars: Magnetic Field, Density Stratification, Rotation

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691141725
- eISBN:
- 9781400848904
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691141725.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter explains how to write a postprocessing code, and more specifically how to study the nonlinear simulations using computer graphics and analysis. It first considers how to compute and ... More

## Mental Number Lines

*Marcus Giaquinto*

### in Visual Thinking in Mathematics

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199285945
- eISBN:
- 9780191713811
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285945.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The main concern of this chapter is the association of numbers with a visually represented line. The association is usually acquired in junior school, and is then extended to provide an integrated ... More

## Mental Number Line s

*Marcus Giaquinto*

### in The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- May 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780195310139
- eISBN:
- 9780199871209
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310139.003.0008
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Along with our numeral systems, we have an innate sense of cardinal size at par with our sense of duration and distance, refined by cultural practices. The SNARC effect suggests that our number sense ... More

## What Doctors Must Know about Medical Practice

*Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser*

### in Bioethics: A systematic approach

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780195159066
- eISBN:
- 9780199786466
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0195159063.003.0008
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows the importance of recognizing the probabilistic nature of medical diagnosis and treatment. It discusses the possibly serious effects of physicians not understanding Bayes theorem, ... More