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Computational Molecular Evolution

Ziheng Yang

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198567028
eISBN:
9780191728280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567028.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The field of molecular evolution has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rapid accumulation of genetic sequence data, continuous improvements to computer hardware and software, ... More


Analytical Methods for Measuring Mercury in Water, Sediment, and Biota

Brenda K. Lasorsa, Gary A. Gill, and Milena Horvat

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Mercury exists in a large number of physical and chemical forms with a wide range of properties. Conversion between these forms provides the basis for mercury's complex distribution in local and ... More


Anatomically and Functionally Constrained Minimum-Norm Estimates

Matti S. Hämäläinen, Fa-Hsuan Lin, and John C. Mosher

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter first outlines the overall MEG data processing workflow, with emphasis on source estimation and incorporation of anatomical information. It then provides an overview of analytical ... More


Neighborhoods and Health

Ichiro Kawachi and Lisa F. Berkman (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195138382
eISBN:
9780199865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138382.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Do places make a difference to people's health and well-being? This book demonstrates how the physical and social characteristics of a neighborhood can shape the health of its residents. Researchers ... More


A Brief Introduction to Some Simple Stochastic Processes

Benjamin Lindner

in Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235070
eISBN:
9780191715778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235070.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Biostatistics

This chapter gives an overview of simple continuous, two-state, and point processes playing a role in theoretical neuroscience. First, various characteristics of these stochastic processes are ... More


The Reform Coach: Teaching Mixed Mathematics in Georgian and Victorian Cambridge

in Masters of Theory: Cambridge and the Rise of Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226873749
eISBN:
9780226873763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226873763.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The emergence of private teaching has rightly been linked, albeit implicitly, to the combined effect of the introduction of written examinations in mathematics coupled with the lack of willingness on ... More


The Subject and Method

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explains the coverage of the book, and outlines the methods used in the analysis of the socialist system. The purpose of the book is stated as a close study of the phenomena, causal ... More


Longitudinal data analysis in studies of healthy ageing

Graciela Muniz Terrera and Rebecca Hardy

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Life course functional trajectories are a dynamic way of studying lifetime influences on health and ageing. Gaining a better understanding of trajectories of physical and cognitive capability permits ... More


Analytical Methods and Bench Scale Preparative Bioseparations

Roger G. Harrison, Paul W. Todd, Scott R. Rudge, and Demetri P. Petrides

in Bioseparations Science and Engineering

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391817
eISBN:
9780197562765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391817.003.0005
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The development of efficient and reliable processes for bioseparations is dependent on the availability of suitable analytical methods. This means it is important that work on analytical ... More


Multinational Enterprises and Public Policy

Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Representative literature, since 1970, on the broad topic of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and public policy towards them, is reviewed. The efficiency aspects of MNEs and public policy are ... More


Optimization

Max A. Little

in Machine Learning for Signal Processing: Data Science, Algorithms, and Computational Statistics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198714934
eISBN:
9780191879180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714934.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Mathematical Physics

Decision-making under uncertainty is a central topic of this book. A common scenario is the following: data is recorded from some (digital) sensor device, and we know (or assume) that there is some ... More


The Influence of Philosophy

Louis Jacobs

in Tree of Life: Diversity, Flexibility and Creativity in Jewish Law

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100394
eISBN:
9781800340299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100394.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the extent to which philosophical methods and reasoning influenced halakhic study and practice. The greatest and most influential halakhic work, Maimonides' Mishneh torah, bears ... More


Introduction: A Primer on the US Military Machine

Michael E. O’Hanlon

in Defense 101: Understanding the Military of Today and Tomorrow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754470
eISBN:
9781501754500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754470.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sketches out the characteristics of today's global security environment in a broad brush by describing the US Department of Defense. It focuses on the science of war, a subdiscipline of ... More


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