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Introduction

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

This Introduction discusses the reasons for writing this book and problems encountered. It mentions how the database of archaeological sites and bird records and the EndNote database of relevant ... More


The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory

Gastone Gilli and Paola Gilli

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558964
eISBN:
9780191720949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558964.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Hydrogen bond (H-bond) effects are well known: it makes sea water liquid, joins cellulose microfibrils in sequoia trees, shapes DNA into chromosomes, and polypeptide chains into wool, hair, muscles, ... More


Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Averil Cameron (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book presents an interdisciplinary discussion of the important methodological tool known as prosopography — the collection of all known information about individuals within a given period. With ... More


Present and future trends: analytical strategies and problems

Gilberto Artioli

in Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Present trends in the analytical characterization of cultural heritage materials are briefly reviewed, including the use of microbeams, portable instrumentation, non-invasive investigations, and ... More


Crystallographic databases

Jacqueline Cole

in Crystal Structure Analysis: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219469
eISBN:
9780191722516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219469.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter discusses the concept of a database and its specific application to crystallography. Crystallographic databases generally contain bibliographic and experimental information, which in ... More


The naming game: governance of the Domain Name System

Lee A. Bygrave, Susan Schiavetta, Hilde Thunem, Annebeth B. Lange, and Edward Phillips

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter explicates the Domain Name System and the governance mechanisms attached to it. The first part of the chapter introduces the basic elements of the system. The second part of the chapter ... More


Multimodality Neuroimaging and Future Directions

Otto Muzik and Harry T. Chugani

in Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195342765
eISBN:
9780199863617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Advances in imaging technologies provide today an abundance of qualitatively diverse brain data sets with the purpose to guide the placement of subdural electrodes as a pre-requisite for epilepsy ... More


That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Allan Tulchin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book breaks apart the process of mass conversion in the sixteenth century to explain why the Reformation occurred, using Nîmes, the most Protestant town in France, as a case study. Beginning in ... More


Navigating the evolving knowledge of human genetic variation in health and disease

Marta Gwinn and Wei Yu

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of evolving methods for tracking and compiling information on genetic factors in disease. It discusses bioinformatics, the Human Genome Epidemiology Network ... More


Schizophrenia

Lars Bertram

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Efforts to identify the genes that modulate the risk for schizophrenia (SZ) have met with only limited success. This is at least in part due to problems that aggravate epidemiologic research in many ... More


Latin Epigraphy and the IT Revolution

John Bodel

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Since the appearance in 1975 of John Jory's Key Word in Context index to volume VI of CIL, computer applications and databases have had a major influence on epigraphic studies. While an initial ... More


The Database

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents the database for the Seattle Longitudinal Study and details the study participants and the measurement battery. The chapter also discusses, in addition to the cognitive ability ... More


Behavioral Genetics Research and Criminal DNA Databases: Laws and Policies *

D.H. Kaye

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter surveys state and federal database legislation. It shows that previous studies have overlooked or understated the restrictions on medical or behavioral genetics research with convicted ... More


Databasing the Aging Brain

John Darrell, Van Horn, and Arthur W. Toga

in Imaging the Aging Brain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195328875
eISBN:
9780199864836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328875.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

Large-scale archives of primary neuroimaging data of older populations are an essential element for contemporary research into normal and disease processes associated with aging. In this chapter, we ... More


Large Projects and Small Resources: Late Medieval Liturgical Offices

Andrew Hughes

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes first the process and problems associated with the production of an electronic database incorporating the texts of, some of the chants of, and information about 1200 late ... More


CANTUS and Tonaries

Lora Matthews and Paul Merkley

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One of the results of extensive research on Northern European tonaries was a database of this material. This database is similar to CANTUS, the large and growing on-line database for Gregorian chant ... More


Economic Impacts of the Personalized Medicine Tsunami

Dan Segal and David E. Williams

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

We are in one of the most exciting periods in the evolution of health care. Never before have so many variables (that directly impact the basis of patient care) simultaneously been in transition. ... More


Network search: A discussion of methods for searching networks for particular vertices or items, a process important for web search and peer-to-peer networks, and for our understanding of the workings of social networks

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 4 showed examples of networks that have information stored at their vertices: the World Wide Web, citation networks, peer-to-peer networks, and so forth. These networks can store large ... More


Registries and medical databases

Henrik Toft Sørensen and John A. Baron

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The cost, complexity, and risk of selection bias often associated with primary data collection has led to the use of disease registries and databases as an alternative data source for studies of many ... More


A General Introduction to Speakers and Variables

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the elicited and freely spoken material that makes up the database for this study. The choice of Embo as the main focus of the investigation is explained in terms of the wider ... More


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