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The Central Binomial Coefficient Revisited

Thomas Koshy

in Catalan Numbers with Applications

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334548
eISBN:
9780199868766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334548.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter continues to investigate the central binomial coefficient in much greater detail. Topics explained include Wallis' product, Lucas numbers, Fermat's little theorem, Carlitz's formula, ... More


Catalan Numbers with Applications

Thomas Koshy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334548
eISBN:
9780199868766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334548.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

Fibonacci and Lucas sequences are “two shining stars in the vast array of integer sequences,” and because of their ubiquitousness, tendency to appear in quite unexpected and unrelated places, ... More


Roman Catholic Biblical Scholarship in the Age of Confessions: The Case of Lucas Holstenius and the Barberini Circle

Nicholas Hardy

in Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers the confessional and institutional factors that shaped the development of biblical criticism in seventeenth-century Rome. It concentrates on the German convert and noted ... More


Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Linear Stochastic Economy

Thomas J. Sargent and François R. Velde

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The Lucas and Stokey (1983) economy without capital is used to exhibit features of the Lucas and Stokey model of optimal taxation, and show how they compare with Barro's (1979) tax‐smoothing model. ... More


Metropolitan Province

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Continued friction over Ireland's constitutional status found expression in key texts of patriot constitutional argument by William Molyneux and Jonathan Swift. Following the Wood's Halfpence ... More


Social Interactions and Urban Spatial Equilibrium

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores what the interactions of individuals and firms in their vicinity and in broader communities reveal about the spatial structure of cities as self-organization by agents. It first ... More


Auto/biografiction: Counterfeit Lives: A Taxonomy of Displacements of Fiction towards Life‐Writing

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the converse displacement to that considered in Chapters 3 and Chapter 4, looking instead at cases where fiction‐writers colonize the forms of life‐writing, producing a variety ... More


Of a shipwreck and the unfortunate events that happened to the survivors of the fleet that Licentiate Ayllón led to the northern part of Tierra Firme.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0023
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter relates the misfortunes on land experienced by the members of Licentiate Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón's fleet. Those who survived decided to come to the Hispaniola islands. To that effect, ... More


Encompassing

David F. Hendry

in Dynamic Econometrics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283164
eISBN:
9780191596384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283164.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Encompassing seeks to resolve the proliferation of rival models for the same data set by requiring any given model to account for the results obtained by other models, whether nested or non‐nested. ... More


Discrete State‐Space Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Craig Burnside

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

A number of numerical methods are discussed for solving dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models that fall within the common category of discrete state‐space methods. These methods can be ... More


The Parameterized Expectations Approach: Some Practical Issues

Albert Marcet and Guido Lorenzoni

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Some practical issues are discussed that relate to the use of the parameterized expectations approach (PEA) for solving nonlinear stochastic dynamic models with rational expectations. This approach ... More


The New Classical School

Edmund S. Phelps

in Seven Schools of Macroeconomic Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283331
eISBN:
9780191596766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283334.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter gives a review of the development and theory of the New Classical school of macroeconomics, which entered the scene in 1972 and 1973 with two classical papers by Robert Lucas. It notes ... More


‘Tragic Failures’ and ‘Happy Mediocrity’: Biographies of Unsuccessful Men

Juliette Atkinson

in Victorian Biography Reconsidered: A Study of Nineteenth-Century 'Hidden' Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572137
eISBN:
9780191722967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572137.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers the biographies of men who had somehow failed. Like Ruskin, Browning, and Eliot, who each developed an ‘aesthetic of failure’, the biographers considered here cast failure in a ... More


New Classical Economics

Lutz G. Arnold

in Business Cycle Theory

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256815
eISBN:
9780191698385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256815.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by examining the Lucas model (1973), the ‘down-to-earth’ (Phelps 1990:42) version of Lucas' (1972) pioneering article on Expectations and the Neutrality of Money. It then ... More


The New Comic Ethos: Social and Aesthetic Premisses

Anthony Close

in Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the implications of the socio-genetic and ideological factors that brought about the evolution of Spanish attitudes towards comic fiction for three Spanish writings published ... More


The Challenge to Oligarchy: The Political Context, 1714–1749

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From an ideological perspective, the early Hanoverian years (1714–1741) were a quiet period for Dublin civic politics. The language of Patriotism, though it was to become more broadly diffused in ... More


Deflating the Direction of Time

Paul Horwich

in From a Deflationary Point of View

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199251261
eISBN:
9780191602252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251266.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay discusses the book ‘The Future’ by J.R. Lucas. Lucas rejects the theory championed by most philosophers — that time is a linear array of instants at which physical and mental events are ... More


Edgar D. Adrian: Coding in the Nervous System

Stanley Finger

in Minds Behind the Brain: A history of the pioneers and their discoveries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195181821
eISBN:
9780199865277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181821.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Edgar Douglas Adrian once remarked: “The history of electrophysiology has been decided by the history of electrical recording instruments”. Little was known about how the nerves coded their messages ... More


Blurring Boundaries between Traditional and Commercial

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

By the late 1870s the jubilee marketplace was in full swing, and the term jubilee singer had become so diluted as to be essentially meaningless. All manner of jubilee singers represented themselves ... More


Cambridge, 1904: The Engineer

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Using a sensitive capillary electrometer, Francis Gotch and Victor Horsley obtain the first, barely detectable, recordings of nerve impulses. Later, Keith Lucas begins a novel and important series of ... More


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