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The Universality of the Radon Transform

Leon Ehrenpreis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509783
eISBN:
9780191709166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509783.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

Radon showed how to write arbitrary functions in Rn in terms of the characteristic functions (delta functions) of hyperplanes. This idea leads to various generalizations. For example, R can be ... More


THE PARAMETRIC RADON TRANSFORM

Leon Ehrenpreis

in The Universality of the Radon Transform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509783
eISBN:
9780191709166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509783.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter treats the parametric Radon transform in detail. It shows under what conditions it is defined and when the John-like equations are satisfied. It also shows examples of other parametric ... More


INTRODUCTION

Leon Ehrenpreis

in The Universality of the Radon Transform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509783
eISBN:
9780191709166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509783.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This introductory chapter presents a detailed summary of the highlights of the book. In particular, it explains in various contexts why the Radon transform leads to a “basis” for all functions, and ... More


Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

John Gaddis, Philip Gordon, Ernest May, and Jonathan Rosenberg (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book aims to promote debate about John Mueller's thesis that questions whether nuclear weapons had revolutionary effects in international relations. By bringing together evidence of how ten Cold ... More


Bear any burden? John F. Kennedy and Nuclear Weapons

Philip Nash

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Kennedy's reliance on non‐nuclear assets and flexible response overshadowed his reliance on nuclear weapons, just as his nuclear restraint eclipsed recklessness. This is not surprising in view of the ... More


The Ghost of Al Smith

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a description of Sargent Shriver's efforts to convince Adlai Stevenson to accept Jon F. Kennedy as his running mate in the upcoming presidential election. It examines the ... More


Preparing for Battle

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Richard Nixon's preparations to do battle against Kennedy in the 1960 presidential election. Nixon's religion problem was the converse of Kennedy's. That is, how could he ... More


First Skirmishes

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the events leading up to John F. Kennedy's nomination as presidential candidate. It reviews articles on Kennedy by different religious publications, such as Christianity and ... More


Bernstein's Mass

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter gives the story of the world premiere of Leonard Bernstein's Mass: A Theater Piece For Singers, Players and Dancers, conducted at the opening night of the John F. Kennedy Center for the ... More


The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Shaun A. Casey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1960 presidential election, won ultimately by John F. Kennedy, was one of the closest and most contentious in American history. The country had never elected a Roman Catholic president, and the ... More


The Lay of The Land

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the coverage of Catholic and Protestant relations in various religions publications. It reviews the articles and editorials on Kennedy's candidacy and his religion. By the end ... More


Kennedy ’s Alliance for Progress, 1961–1965

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines John F. Kennedy's efforts to foster democracy and social justice in Latin America during the period 1961–1965 through an initiative known as the Alliance for Progress. The ... More


Mobilizing the Troops

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Nixon's strategy for addressing Kennedy's Catholicism. It describes former Missouri Congressman Orlando K. Armstrong's off-the-record role as organizer of anti-Catholic forces ... More


Guerrilla Warfare

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the Peale meeting, a gathering of Protestant ministers at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., which was designed to put a public face on Protestant opposition to ... More


A Lion in a Den of Daniels

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the growing anxiety over the religion issue in the Kennedy camp. The Kennedy campaign knew that the religion issue would not be fully resolved until Election Day. On the Nixon ... More


End of the Tunnel?: A Comprehensive Plan for South Vietnam

Howard Jones

in Death of a Generation: How the Assassinations of Diem and JFK Prolonged the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176056
eISBN:
9780199850051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176056.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the war escalated, so did the president's interest in a partial withdrawal. The Mansfield report was deeply troubling not only because it contradicted most previous assessments but because it came ... More


Pelé Meets John Von Neumann in the Penalty Area

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

in Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144023
eISBN:
9781400850310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144023.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The movie A Beautiful Mind (2001) portrays the life and work of John F. Nash Jr., who received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994. A class of his theories deals with how people should behave in ... More


Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision during the Cuban Missile Crisis

David R. Gibson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151311
eISBN:
9781400842438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In October 1962, the fate of the world hung on the American response to the discovery of Soviet nuclear missile sites in Cuba. That response was informed by hours of discussions between John F. ... More


The Development Decade

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

John F. Kennedy eagerly embraced the use of foreign aid as an instrument of foreign policy, reforming the existing Point Four model into the US Agency for International Development. Lyndon Johnson ... More


Defensive War: The Cuban Missile Crisis and Cambodian Incursion

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes presidential conduct by showing how presidents can augment their authority to engage in independent acts of war. Specifically, it assesses Kennedy's behavior in the Cuban ... More


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