## By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments

*Paul Bartha*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- May 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195325539
- eISBN:
- 9780199776313
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325539.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book proposes a theory of analogical arguments, with special focus on analogies in mathematics and science. The core principle of the theory is that a good analogical argument must articulate a ... More

## Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

*Marco Sozzi*

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199296668
- eISBN:
- 9780191712074
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The investigation of discrete symmetries is a fascinating subject which has been central to the agenda of physics research for fifty years, and has been the target of many experiments, ongoing and in ... More

## Path Integrals and Quantum Anomalies

*Kazuo Fujikawa and Hiroshi Suzuki*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198529132
- eISBN:
- 9780191712821
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529132.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides an introduction to the path integral formulation of quantum field theory and its applications to the analyses of symmetry breaking by the quantization procedure. This symmetry ... More

## Multipole Theory in Electromagnetism: Classical, quantum, and symmetry aspects, with applications

*Roger E. Raab and Owen L. de Lange*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198567271
- eISBN:
- 9780191717970
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567271.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The book opens with a chapter on the classical theory of multipoles in electromagnetism, in which static and dynamic multipole expansions of various physical quantities are derived, including of the ... More

## DETERMINATION OF THE SUPERSPACE GROUP

*Sander Van Smaalen*

### in Incommensurate Crystallography

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198570820
- eISBN:
- 9780191718762
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570820.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This chapter presents the steps that are required to determine the superspace group of an aperiodic crystal from its diffraction pattern. This includes the analysis of the metric of the reciprocal ... More

## Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

*Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199559046
- eISBN:
- 9780191595028
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This book presents a complete account of the theory of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals with particular reference to the processes of determining the structures of protein molecules. The book ... More

## Crystal Structure Refinement: A Crystallographer's Guide to SHELXL

*Peter Müller, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Anthony L. Spek, Thomas R. Schneider, and Michael R. Sawaya*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198570769
- eISBN:
- 9780191718809
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570769.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This book covers advanced aspects of practical crystal structure refinement, focusing on practical problems in the everyday life of a crystallographer. After an introduction to SHELXL in the first ... More

## Where to Go from Here

*D. Huybrechts*

### in Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199296866
- eISBN:
- 9780191711329
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter gives pointers for more advanced topics, which require prerequisites that are beyond standard introductions to algebraic geometry. The Mckay correspondence relates the ... More

## Spin Glasses and Complexity

*Daniel L. Stein and Charles M. Newman*

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691147338
- eISBN:
- 9781400845637
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691147338.001.0001
- Subject:
- Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Spin glasses are disordered magnetic systems that have led to the development of mathematical tools with an array of real-world applications, from airline scheduling to neural networks. This book ... More

## Belgium: Delegation and Accountability under Partitocratic Rule

*Lieven De Winter and Patrick Dumont*

### in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2005
- ISBN:
- 9780198297840
- eISBN:
- 9780191602016
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/019829784X.003.0006
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics

Reviews the mechanisms of delegation and accountability in post-war Belgium prior to the major reforms of the 1990s and the subsequent reforms. Discusses how political parties dominate these ... More

## Reductionism versus complexity

*Barry M. McCoy*

### in Advanced Statistical Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199556632
- eISBN:
- 9780191723278
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556632.003.0016
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter presents philosophic discussion of the difference between reductionism and complexity, which focuses on the dependence of phenomena on past history, on the size of the system, and on the ... More

## Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory

*Reinhold A. Bertlmann*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507628
- eISBN:
- 9780191706400
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507628.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The anomaly, which forms the central part of this book, is the failure of classical symmetry to survive the process of quantization and regularization. The study of anomalies is the key to a deeper ... More

## Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

*Laurent Lellouch, Rainer Sommer, Benjamin Svetitsky, Anastassios Vladikas, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book is based on the lectures delivered at the XCIII Session of the ´Ecole de Physique des Houches, held in August, 2009. The aim of the event was to familiarize the new generation of Ph.D. ... More

## Introduction to Black Hole Physics

*Valeri P. Frolov and Andrei Zelnikov*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199692293
- eISBN:
- 9780191731860
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692293.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is a thorough and up‐to‐date introduction to black hole physics. It provides a modern and unified overview of all their aspects, physical, mathematical, astrophysical, classical, and ... More

## Order, Symmetry, and the Organization of Matter

*Daniel L. Stein and Charles M. Newman*

### in Spin Glasses and Complexity

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691147338
- eISBN:
- 9781400845637
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691147338.003.0002
- Subject:
- Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter introduces the basic concepts and language that will be needed later on: order, symmetry, invariance, broken symmetry, Hamiltonian, condensed matter, order parameter, ground state, and ... More

## Changing Floral Shape and Structure

*Beverley J. Glover*

### in Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198565970
- eISBN:
- 9780191714009
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.003.0014
- Subject:
- Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book has previously discussed the ABC model of flower development and the molecular changes that occur to generate the correct numbers and arrangements of the four whorls of floral organs. This ... More

## The empirical import of gauge symmetry

*Richard Healey*

### in Gauging What's Real: The Conceptual Foundations of Gauge Theories

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199287963
- eISBN:
- 9780191713453
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287963.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that gauge symmetry is a purely formal feature of our theoretical representations with no empirical consequences. It distinguishes theoretical symmetries of a theory from ... More

## The Counterfactual Network

*Mark Casson*

### in The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199213979
- eISBN:
- 9780191707469
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.003.0003
- Subject:
- Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

The counterfactual railway system was constructed using nine heuristic principles. The most important was the Steiner Principle, which asserts that under certain conditions an optimal railway network ... More

## SYMMETRY OF MODULATED CRYSTALS

*Sander Van Smaalen*

### in Incommensurate Crystallography

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198570820
- eISBN:
- 9780191718762
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570820.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This chapter gives a comprehensive account of the symmetry of incommensurately modulated crystals. Diffraction symmetry is shown to be given by a crystallographic point group as it is known from the ... More

## CHARGE CONJUGATION

*M. S. Sozzi*

### in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199296668
- eISBN:
- 9780191712074
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses charge conjugation symmetry, which emerges naturally out of the mating of quantum theory to special relativity, with the antiparticle concept. Despite not being related to ... More