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GROUPS AND CATEGORIES

Steve Awodey

in Category Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568612
eISBN:
9780191717567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568612.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra

This chapter focuses on some of the connections between groups and categories. It focuses on three different aspects of the relationship between categories and groups: groups in a category, the ... More


How to Make Marketing Decisions When Competitors React: A Game-Theoretic Approach

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter shows how the firm can make optimal marketing decisions after allowing for the effects of competitive reaction. It considers multiproduct firms, explicitly allow for cost and demand ... More


Choosing Marketing Policy in the Long Run

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter introduces key financial tools necessary for measuring the long-run effects of marketing policy under uncertainty. It distinguishes the cases where the firm sells multiple products or ... More


The Object of a Desire

H. A. Prichard

in Moral Writings

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250196
eISBN:
9780191598265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250197.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Concerning the nature of desires that pertain to actions, considers the view that we cannot desire something unless we know or think, first, that it does not exist, and second, that it does not exist ... More


Understanding and Presenting ABMS Results

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter shows how to understand and present agent-based modeling and simulation results. A supply chain example is used to illustrate the concepts.


EPILOGUE: AFTER JEWISH MUSIC

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This epilogue draws the reader into the ethnographic present: the performance of Jewish music in a postmodern world. Starting with a concert performance of the New Budapest Orpheum Society, for which ... More


Global Conclusion

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter summarizes the principles set forth in this volume. It argues that the discount rate is a key parameter in economics because it determines how our societies value their ... More


Projecting the Present: The Shock of the Now

Robin Le Poidevin

in The Images of Time: An Essay on Temporal Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265893
eISBN:
9780191708619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265893.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

One of the key arguments for the A-theory of time is the argument from experience, which states that there are certain features of our experience (the fact that it is limited to the present, a ... More


 The Hippocampus and Context Revisited

Lynn Nadel

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Despite the early consensus that the functions of the hippocampus were somehow related to context, there was little systematic empirical work exploring this idea until the 1990s. More recently, ... More


The Singular Planet

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter emphasizes the need to study the Earth's history in order to better understand its present character. The Earth is a product of an eventful history, extending back to its origin, 4.6 ... More


The Effectiveness of Evaluation: What Other Psychological Abilities Affect Evaluation?

Peter Politser

in Neuroeconomics: A guide to the new science of making choices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305821
eISBN:
9780199867783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305821.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the alternative, behavioral economic models of evaluation. These models include diagnostic elements (differences in response to risk vs. ambiguity, attention to the chances of a ... More


The Blind Side of Globalisation: Auditing Merchant Producers in India’s Export Sector

DIPANKAR GUPTA

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses globalisation and the export sector of India, looking at employment and economic growth in the country. It starts with a study of the rise of small-scale industries, which are ... More


Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Jay H. Jasanoff

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book sets out to reconcile our picture of the Proto-Indo-European (PIE) verbal system with the evidence of Hittite and the other early Anatolian languages. The discovery that Hittite was an ... More


Paradigmatic Uniformity and Markedness

Andrew Garrett

in Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter surveys a set of levelings and extensions affecting verb paradigms in two languages: English and Ancient Greek. It shows that pure leveling does not exist and that the emergence of ... More


Major Subclasses

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Despite being polar opposites conceptually, the two most fundamental grammatical classes—noun and verb—show extensive parallelism. One similarity is that both divide into two major subclasses: count ... More


The Weitzman Argument

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines a model in which the exogeneous rate of return of capital is constant but random. Safe investment projects must be evaluated and implemented before this uncertainty can be fully ... More


The h2e-conjugation: i-presents

Jay H. Jasonoff

in Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

An advantage of the h2e-conjugation theory over the ‘perfect theory’ is that it permits a natural explanation for the numerous Hittite hi-verbs built to suffixed stems. This chapter studies one such ... More


The h2e-conjugation: Other Characterized Presents

Jay H. Jasonoff

in Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter generalizes the approach of Chapters 3 and 4, in that further groups of hi-verbs are compared with presents in the non-Anatolian languages and referred to h2e-conjugation prototypes.


The Development of Proto-Germanic

Don Ringe

in A History of English: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the reconstructable linguistic changes that occurred in the development from Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic. The first half of the chapter discusses regular sound ... More


Proto-Germanic

Don Ringe

in A History of English: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter is a grammatical sketch of Proto-Germanic, parallel to the sketch of Proto-Indo-European in Chapter 2. The section on phonology discusses the Verner’s Law alternation; automatic vocalic ... More


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