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Periodic Models of Seasonality

Lars Peter Hansen and Thomas J. Sargent

in Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691042770
eISBN:
9781400848188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691042770.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Until now, each of the matrices defining preferences, technologies, and information flows has been specified to be constant over time. This chapter relaxes this assumption and lets the matrices be ... More


Types of malaria

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter starts by considering the early history of the Italian word mal’aria and the four species of human malaria. The symptoms of malaria are examined, with a discussion of how malaria can be ... More


The Lake Isle of Romanticism: The Challenge to Literary History

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter asks ‘what is Romanticism’, and ‘what does the term ‘national literature’ mean’? It attempts the answers to these questions, and deals with problems holding back the development of a new ... More


Audible Qualities

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Audible qualities depend upon physical properties ordinarily attributed to waves. The event view, however, holds that sounds are not waves. This chapter argues that the best candidates for the ... More


Periodic models for trending data

Philip Hans Franses and Richard Paap

in Periodic Time Series Models

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199242023
eISBN:
9780191601286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924202X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In Chapter 4 we address the issue of how to incorporate descriptions of trends in periodic models. It is well known that the trend in many economic time series may be characterized by a so-called ... More


Introduction

Buzsáki György

in Rhythms of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195301069
eISBN:
9780199863716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301069.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the purpose of this volume and an overview of the subsequent chapters. It then discusses periodic phenomena in nature, time and ... More


Metric Representations and Metric Well-Formedness

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195160819
eISBN:
9780199786763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160819.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A cyclical, time-continuous representation for meter is given. Rapid periodicities are marked on the outer rim of a circle, while slower periodicities (i.e., “higher” metrical levels) are drawn ... More


The Consequence Argument and Determinism

Bernard Berofsky

in Nature's Challenge to Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640010
eISBN:
9780191738197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640010.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Michael Huemer’s version of the incompatibilist consequence argument as applied to decisions is shown to require supplementation by a premise stating that decisions supervene on physical states. ... More


Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer and John Roeder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This collection of essays analyzes diverse musical creations with reference to the contexts in which the music is created and performed. The authors explain the music as sound in process, through ... More


INTRODUCTION Analysis, Categorization, and Theory of Musics of the World

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter provides an overview of music analysis and theory in universal and cross-cultural contexts, including: Analysis: Definitions and Perspectives; Choosing Perspectives for this ... More


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