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Generalized Set Theory (1):Interval Functions; Canonical Groups and Canonical Equivalence; Embedding Functions

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter begins a study of generalized set theory, that is, the interrelationships among finite sets of objects in musical spaces. The first construction studied is the Interval Function between ... More


How some people became farmers

Denis J. Murphy

in People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207145
eISBN:
9780191708893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207145.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter shows how farming developed in Eurasia from increasingly intrusive plant management, which sometimes elicited rapid genetic responses from a few plants (especially cereals and pulses), ... More


Conclusion: The Logic of the Veil; or, The Epistemology of Nonseeing

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cixous and Djebar respectively reflect on the motif of the veil as a spatial marker or interval between invisibility/blindness and vision. I relate their thinking of the interval to their ... More


The Problem of Index Revisions

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Most published economic indices are revised after they are first published—information does not come in all at once, and timely publication dictates that the preliminary index numbers be later ... More


Intervals, Transformations, and Tonal Analysis

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 1 offers an introduction to transformational thought and situates it with respect to Schenkerian analysis. After a brief overview of transformational theory in Section 1.1, Section 1.2 ... More


A Tonal GIS

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 2 introduces a Generalized Interval System (or GIS) that models intervals among heard scale degrees. A heard scale-degree is formalized as an ordered pair (sd, pc), in which sd is a sensation ... More


The Shape of Things to Come

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The concluding chapter examines the nature of professional practice as it has matured over the last 20 years. The chapter shows in detail how design evolved from the shaping of objects to become an ... More


Generalized Interval Systems (1): Preliminary Examples and Definition

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter takes as its point of departure a figure showing two points s and t in a symbolic musical space. The arrow marked i symbolizes a characteristic directed measurement, distance or motion ... More


Generalized Interval Systems (2): Formal Features

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter concerns itself with further formal properties of the Generalized Interval System (GIS) model. In this model, the points of the space may be labeled by their intervals from one ... More


Generalized Interval Systems (3): A Non-Commutative GIS; Some Timbral GIS Models

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores one non-commutative Generalized Interval System (GIS) of musical interest: the elements of the system are formal time-spans. It presents an extended discussion of a passage from ... More


Generalized Set Theory (2): The Injection Function

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter continues the study of set theory, generalizing the work of Chapter 5 even further. The basic construction is now the Injection Function: given a space S, finite subsets X and Y of S, ... More


Transformation Graphs and Networks (1): Intervals and Transpositions

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Instead of starting with a Generalized Interval System (GIS) and deriving certain characteristic transformations therefrom, it is possible to start with a family of characteristic transformations on ... More


Integrated Objective Bayesian Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

José M. Bernardo

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The complete final product of Bayesian inference is the posterior distribution of the quantity of interest. Important inference summaries include point estimation, region estimation and precise ... More


Measurement Essentials in a Nutshell

Louis Narens and Brian Skyrms

in The Pursuit of Happiness: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Utility

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198856450
eISBN:
9780191889721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856450.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A quick introduction to scales of measurement, ordinal, interval, ratio, and absolute, and related issues of meaningfulness as invariance.


Introduction: In the Margins

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the reasons for Jankélévitch's marginal role in post-war French philosophy. It highlights the congruence between his philosophical and linguistic style and the object of his ... More


First Philosophy

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter clarifies several of Jankélévitch's core conceptions, including the instant and the interval, intuition, almost-nothing, and the I-know-not-what (je-ne-sais-quoi). Inspired by both the ... More


Quantitative meter: Categorical and gradient weight

Kevin M. Ryan

in Prosodic Weight: Categories and Continua

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198817949
eISBN:
9780191859311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817949.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

Quantitative meters regulate the distribution of syllable weight or moras in verse constituents. They generally involve a binary criterion for weight, but often add to it sensitivity to gradient, ... More


Late-Quaternary Environmental and Ecological History of the Arctic Foothills, Northern Alaska

W. Wyatt Oswald, Linda B. Brubaker, Feng Sheng Hu, and George W. Kling

in Alaska's Changing Arctic: Ecological Consequences for Tundra, Streams, and Lakes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199860401
eISBN:
9780190267889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860401.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter summarizes the environmental and ecological history of the Arctic Foothills in Northern Alaska. It characterizes the responses of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems to climatic changes ... More


Configuration Space Sampling Methods

Lionel Raff, Ranga Komanduri, Martin Hagan, and Satish Bukkapatnam

in Neural Networks in Chemical Reaction Dynamics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765652
eISBN:
9780197563113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765652.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

In order to achieve the maximum accuracy in characterizing the PES and the associated force fields for an MD investigation, careful preparation of the database is an essential step in the process. ... More


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