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Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Stephen Bazen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides a presentation of the standard statistical techniques used by labour economists. It emphasizes both the input and the output of empirical analysis and covers five major topics ... More


Functional onset of specific cortical modules

Janette Atkinson

in The Developing Visual Brain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198525998
eISBN:
9780191712395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525998.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses research results, mainly from the author's research team, providing evidence for the first stages of the neurobiological model, showing sequential onset of different selective ... More


An Intervener's Humanitarian Credentials: Motives, Intentions, and Outcomes

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the claim that an intervener's humanitarian credentials—its reason for intervening—are an important determinant of its legitimacy. It distinguishes between three sorts of ... More


A Module for Metaphor? The Site of Imagination in the Architecture of the Mind

DANIEL NETTLE

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Contemporary psychology claims an influential position that suggests that the mind is made-up of constellations of domain-specific, specialized computational mechanisms. Controversy remains on how ... More


Some Mathematics

Norma van Surdam Graham

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195051544
eISBN:
9780199872183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051544.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides the mathematical background for using Fourier Analysis (Linear Systems Analysis) to study visual pattern analyzers. It introduces sinusoidal, Gabor, and delta functions as ... More


Some General Considerations

Norma van Surdam Graham

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195051544
eISBN:
9780199872183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051544.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The seventeen dimensions of pattern vision considered in this book are mutually independent in the following sense: specifying the stimulus value on any one dimension does not give the value on any ... More


Two-Dimensional Patterns

Russell L. De Valois and Karen K. De Valois

in Spatial Vision

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195066579
eISBN:
9780199872220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter considers the psychophysical, physiological, and anatomical evidence for orientation channels and their arrangement, and then considers evidence with respect to the relation between ... More


Nest building in orangutans

Didik Prasetyo, Marc Ancrenaz, Helen C. Morrogh-Bernard, S. Suci Utami Atmoko, Serge A. Wich, and Carel P. van Schaik

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Orangutans, like the other great apes, build nests ever day. Nests probably serve to achieve the optimum combination of physical comfort, temperature, and safety against predators and parasites. The ... More


Holocene extinctions and the loss of feature diversity

Arne Ø. Mooers, Simon J. Goring, Samuel T. Turvey, and Tyler S. Kuhn

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Each species can be considered to possess a set of unique characters which comprise its feature diversity — the diversity that would be lost when that species goes extinct. Biodiversity is unevenly ... More


Statements of Method; Causation

Simon Hornblower

in Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249190
eISBN:
9780191719424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249190.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines areas where Thucydides and Pindar take a methodological stand without necessarily and explicitly denouncing rivals or predecesssors: selectivity, moralizing, and causation.


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