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Introduction to dynamic programming

Hans Fehr and Fabian Kindermann

in Introduction to Computational Economics Using Fortran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804390
eISBN:
9780191917202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804390.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Dynamic optimization is widely used in many fields of economics, finance, and business management. Typically one searches for the optimal time path of one ... More


Second Order and Gaussian Fields

Ulf Grenander and Michael I. Miller

in Pattern Theory: From representation to inference

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198505709
eISBN:
9780191916564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505709.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter studies second order and Gaussian fields on the background spaces which are the continuum limits of the finite graphs. For this random processes in ... More


An Analysis of Late-Horizon Settlement Patterns in the Teotihuacan-Temascalapa Basins: A Location-Allocation and GIS-Based Approach

Amy J. Ruggles and Richard L. Church

in Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

The general interest of linking GIS capabilities and location-allocation (L-A) techniques to investigate certain spatial problems should be evident. The techniques and ... More


Implementation Challenges

Robin Detterman, Jenny Ventura, Lihi Rosenthal, and Ken Berrick

in Unconditional Education: Supporting Schools to Serve All Students

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190886516
eISBN:
9780197559901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886516.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

By now you are likely aware that unconditional education (UE) is a practice of optimization. That is, the aim is to provide just the right amount of intervention to ... More


The modeling process

Douglas Schenck and Peter Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Each information model is unique, as is the process of developing that model. In this Chapter we provide some broad guidelines to assist you in creating a ... More


Quality Control Tools

D. Brynn Hibbert

in Quality Assurance in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162127
eISBN:
9780197562093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162127.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

Although thoroughly convinced that no laboratory can function without proper regard to quality in all its myriad forms, the question remains, What do we do? As a ... More


Random Searches

James Wei

in Product Engineering: Molecular Structure and Properties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159172
eISBN:
9780197561997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159172.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The reverse search starts from a set of desired properties and asks for substances that possess them. Theoretical knowledge and past experience should be ... More


Complex Reactions

L. K. Doraiswamy

in Organic Synthesis Engineering

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195096897
eISBN:
9780197560822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195096897.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

When a reactant or a set of reactants undergoes several reactions (at least two) simultaneously, the reaction is said to be a complex reaction. The total ... More


Enzyme Genetic Programming

Michael A. Lones and Andy M. Tyrrell

in Cellular Computing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195155396
eISBN:
9780197561942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195155396.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Programming is a process of optimization; taking a specification, which tells us what we want, and transforming it into an implementation, a program, which ... More


Medicines Management: Systems and Procedures

Graham Brack, Penny Franklin, and Jill Caldwell

in Medicines management for nursing practice: Pharmacology, patient safety, and procedures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697878
eISBN:
9780191918490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697878.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

By the end of this chapter you should be able to:… ● Understand the responsibilities and accountability of the student and trained nurse with regards to medicines ... More


Numerical solution methods

Hans Fehr and Fabian Kindermann

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804390
eISBN:
9780191917202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804390.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

In this chapter we develop simple methods for solving numerical problems. We start with linear equation systems, continue with nonlinear equations and ... More


The life-cycle model and intertemporal choice

Hans Fehr and Fabian Kindermann

in Introduction to Computational Economics Using Fortran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804390
eISBN:
9780191917202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804390.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The discussion in the Chapters 3 and 4 centred around static optimization problems.The static general equilibrium model of Chapter 3 features an exogenous ... More


From Solution to Crystals With a Physico-Chemical Aspect

M. Riès-Kautt and A. Ducruix

in Crystallization of Nucleic Acids and Proteins: A Practical Approach

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199636792
eISBN:
9780191918148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199636792.003.0014
Subject:
Chemistry, Crystallography: Chemistry

Biological macromolecules follow the same thermodynamic rules as inorganic or organic small molecules concerning supersaturation, nucleation, and crystal growth (1). ... More


Rényi Divergence and Monte Carlo Integration

John Geweke and Garland Durham

in Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Rényi divergence is a natural way to measure the rate of information flow in contexts like Bayesian updating. This chapter shows how Monte Carlo integration can be used to measure Rényi divergence ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis of Data Intelligence—Its Broader Interpretations

Min Chen

in Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The core of data science is our fundamental understanding about data intelligence processes for transforming data to decisions. One aspect of this understanding is how to analyze the cost-benefit of ... More


Differentials and Convex Analysis

Robert G. Chambers

in Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190063016
eISBN:
9780190063047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063016.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

Mathematical tools necessary to the argument are presented and discussed. The focus is on concepts borrowed from the convex analysis and variational analysis literatures. The chapter starts by ... More


Squiggly Economics

Robert G. Chambers

in Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190063016
eISBN:
9780190063047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063016.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

Three generic economic optimization problems (expenditure (cost) minimization, revenue maximization, and profit maximization) are studied using the mathematical tools developed in Chapters 2 and 3. ... More


A Computational Theory of Meaning

Pieter Adriaans

in Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

A computational theory of meaning tries to understand the phenomenon of meaning in terms of computation. Here we give an analysis in the context of Kolmogorov complexity. This theory measures the ... More


Introduction to Dynamic Macroeconomics

Christopher Tsoukis

in Theory of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198825371
eISBN:
9780191912498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825371.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter offers an introduction to the methods and main models used in dynamic macroeconomics. After reviewing key concepts such as lifetime utility maximization and the period-by-period and ... More


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