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## Concluding Remarks

*Guo Shenyang*

### in Survival Analysis

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195337518
- eISBN:
- 9780199864256
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0008
- Subject:
- Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It comments on criticisms of studies using survival analysis, and on directions for future development. It calls for the continuous ... More

## Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

*Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199577224
- eISBN:
- 9780191722943
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Phase transitions and critical phenomena have consistently been among the principal subjects of active studies in statistical physics. The simple act of transforming one state of matter or phase into ... More

## Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

*Steve Selvin*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195172805
- eISBN:
- 9780199865697
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001
- Subject:
- Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Analytic procedures suitable for the study of human disease are scattered throughout the statistical and epidemiologic literature. Explanations of their properties are frequently presented in ... More

## Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

*A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566540
- eISBN:
- 9780191718038
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied ... More

## Elements of reaction theory

*Helmut Hofmann*

### in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198504016
- eISBN:
- 9780191708480
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0018
- Subject:
- Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter derives formulas for gross sections of potential scattering, and shows their generalizations to nuclear reactions. A projection technique is introduced, which allows one to separate in ... More

## Propagation of X-rays in highly deformed crystals

*ANDRÉ AUTHIER*

### in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198528920
- eISBN:
- 9780191713125
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter concerns highly deformed crystals where the Eikonal approximation is no longer valid. An expression is given for the limit of validity of this approximation. Takagi's equations are ... More

## Unimolecular reactions

*Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen*

### in Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199203864
- eISBN:
- 9780191708251
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203864.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter considers unimolecular reactions; photo-induced reactions, i.e. true unimolecular reactions; and reactions initiated by collisional activation, i.e. apparent unimolecular reactions where ... More

## Stochastic Limit Theory: An Introduction for Econometricians

*James Davidson*

- Published in print:
- 1994
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198774037
- eISBN:
- 9780191596117
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198774036.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book aims to introduce modern asymptotic theory to students and practitioners of econometrics. It falls broadly into two parts. The first half provides a handbook and reference for the ... More

## The signal-detection model

*Thomas D. Wickens*

### in Elementary Signal Detection Theory

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- April 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195092509
- eISBN:
- 9780199893812
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092509.003.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter introduces the basic detection task: an observer receives a stimulus (in any sensory domain) that may or may not contain a weak signal and must decide whether the signal is present or ... More

## Renormalization group: General formulation

*Jean Zinn-Justin*

### in Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199227198
- eISBN:
- 9780191711107
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227198.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces the general concept of renormalization group in the spirit of the work. It studies the role of fixed points and their stability properties. It exhibits a particular fixed ... More

## The O(N) symmetric (ϕ2)2 field theory in the large N limit

*Jean Zinn-Justin*

### in Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199227198
- eISBN:
- 9780191711107
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227198.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter studies a statistical field theory with an O(N) orthogonal symmetry and a (f2)2 interaction (denoted here by f = (f1, . . . , fN) the N-component field rather than s, in contrast with ... More

## Basic Concepts

*M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS*

### in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507789
- eISBN:
- 9780191709944
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book looks at some concepts leading to a basic understanding of ferroelectricity. Depending on their geometry, crystals are commonly classified into seven systems: triclinic (the least ... More

## Measures Of Risk: Rates And Probabilities

*Steve Selvin*

### in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195172805
- eISBN:
- 9780199865697
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.01
- Subject:
- Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses rates and probabilities in epidemiological analysis. A rate is defined as an instantaneous measure of change per unit time. A rate calculated from epidemiologic data reflects ... More

## Statistical field theory

*Tom Lancaster and Stephen J. Blundell*

### in Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- June 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780199699322
- eISBN:
- 9780191779435
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699322.003.0026
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

There is a rather subtle connection between quantum field theory and statistical physics, and this is explored here, where the concepts of imaginary time and the Wick rotation are introduced.

## Unimolecular Reactions

*Niels Engholm Henriksen and Flemming Yssing Hansen*

### in Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- November 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198805014
- eISBN:
- 9780191843129
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198805014.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter considers unimolecular reactions; photo-induced reactions, that is, true unimolecular reactions; and reactions initiated by collisional activation, that is, apparent unimolecular ... More

## Inductive Entailment

*Jon Williamson*

### in Lectures on Inductive Logic

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- March 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780199666478
- eISBN:
- 9780191749292
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666478.003.0007
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Chapter 7 explains how objective Bayesian inductive logic captures inductive entailment. This is done by means of an extended example. The ability of the logic to capture inductive entailment is ... More

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