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Advanced Topics in Systems Biology and Network Evolution

Xun Gu

in Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

As evolutionary biologists have always been concerned with the genetic basis for the emergence of complex phenotypes, advances in genomics and systems biology are facilitating a paradigm shift of ... More


Host Fruit-Odor Discrimination and Sympatric Host-Race Formation

Jeffrey L. Feder and Andrew A. Forbes

in Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: The Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251328
eISBN:
9780520933828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251328.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines host-fruit-odor discrimination in the apple maggot fly, Rhagoletis pomonella, and its role in sympatric speciation via host-plant shifting. It shows that R. pomonella flies both ... More


Behavioral Finance Market Hypotheses

Alex Plastun

in Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190269999
eISBN:
9780190270025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269999.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although the efficient market hypothesis (EMH) is the leading theory describing the behavior of financial markets, researchers have increasingly questioned its efficacy since the 1980s because of its ... More


Colonization and dispersal in shallow subterranean habitats

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Colonization and dispersal has four parts: (1) causes of colonization; (2) success of colonizations; (3) the role of extinction of surface populations in speciation; and (4) the extent of subsurface ... More


Lava tubes

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Lava tubes are concentrated at plate boundaries of the Earth’s crust, and formed by surface cooling of lava or by sequential lava flows. Even though they are very close to the surface, environmental ... More


Colonization and Speciation in Subterranean Environments

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Colonization and speciation in subterranean environments can be conveniently divided into four stages. The first step is colonization of subsurface environments. There is a constant flux of colonists ... More


The Economics of Hedge Funds

Shantanu Dutta, Arup Ganguly, and Lin Ge

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

For anyone interested in investments, fascination with hedge funds is almost inevitable. This enthusiasm occurs because amid the ocean of dismal performances in the asset management industry, ... More


Private Equity Portfolio Management: Challenges, Approaches, and Implementation

Thomas Meyer and Tom Weidig

in Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Private equity (PE) does not fit easily into the standard risk-return Markowitz portfolio optimization framework used in the investment portfolios of institutional and other investors. The concepts ... More


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