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The Unaccusativity Puzzle: Explorations of the Syntax-Lexicon Interface

Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou, and Martin Everaert (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257652
eISBN:
9780191717772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257652.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The phenomenon of unaccusativity is a central focus for the study of the complex properties of verb classes. The Unaccusative Hypothesis, first formulated in 1978, claimed that there are two classes ... More


The Biotechnology Industry in Norway: A Marginal Sector or Future Core Activity?

Terje Grønning

in Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy: The Norwegian Case

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551552
eISBN:
9780191720819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551552.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

The prevalence of successful biotechnology firms has long been associated with the existence of national or regional agglomerations of the biotechnology firms themselves and partners such as large ... More


Diagnostics for Shared Content: From ‘Say’ to ‘Agree’

Herman Cappelen and John Hawthorne

in Relativism and Monadic Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199560554
eISBN:
9780191720963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560554.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Two kinds of argument dominate anti-Simplicity literature: the Operator Argument and a cluster of related arguments based on saying, agreement, and retraction data. This chapter is devoted to ... More


The Renewal of Generosity: Illness, Medicine, and How to Live

Arthur W. Frank

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226260150
eISBN:
9780226260259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260259.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Contemporary health care often lacks generosity of spirit, even when treatment is most efficient. Too many patients are left unhappy with how they are treated, and too many medical professionals feel ... More


Unaccusativity in Saramaccan: The Syntax of Resultatives

Tonjes Veenstra

in The Unaccusativity Puzzle: Explorations of the Syntax-Lexicon Interface

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257652
eISBN:
9780191717772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257652.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Unaccusative diagnostics come in two types. Ne-cliticization, there-insertion, and locative inversion count as diagnostics of surface unaccusativity; auxiliary selection and the resultative ... More


Divining without Seeds: The Case for Strengthening Laboratory Medicine in Africa

Iruka N. Okeke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449413
eISBN:
9780801460906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449413.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Infectious disease is the most common cause of illness and death in Africa, yet health practitioners routinely fail to identify causative microorganisms in most patients. As a result, patients often ... More


Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Karoly Nikolich and Steven E. Hyman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Translational neuroscience faces considerable challenges, as available therapies to treat brain and nervous system disorders are extremely limited and dated. Drug efficacy for depression, anxiety, ... More


Lessons from Transition Economies: Putting the Success Stories of the Post-Communist World into a Broader Perspective

Vladimir Popov

in Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

This chapter considers why certain transition economies successfully pursued policies other than the radical economic liberalization (shock therapy) normally credited for the economic success of ... More


Practical aspects of data processing

Alexander Blake

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/9780199219469.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

An area detector diffractometer provides a large set of raw image frames, from which integrated intensities must be extracted. Necessary prior knowledge includes the unit cell and crystal ... More


Symptom palliation

Derek Doyle, David Jeffrey, and Kenneth Calman

in Palliative Care in the Home

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632272
eISBN:
9780191730245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632272.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Although a person receiving palliative care may have undergone all necessary diagnostics and all potentially curative treatment, it is does not mean that diagnostic suspicion should be ignored. In ... More


Control of Infectious Diseases: A Twentieth-Century Public Health Achievement

Alexandra M. Levitt, D. Peter Drotman, and Stephen Ostroff

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The marked decline in infectious-disease-associated mortality that took place in the United States during the first half of the 20th century contributed to the sharp drop in infant and child ... More


Swimming in the Dark: The Hypochondriac in the Body

Catherine Belling

in A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892365
eISBN:
9780199950096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892365.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In hypochondria and, at times, for all of us, embodiment means the presence of potential danger lurking beneath the body's surface. Even the most cutting-edge medicine lacks continuous access to ... More


Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences: A Research Project-Oriented Approach

Quan Li

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190656218
eISBN:
9780190656256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656218.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book seeks to teach undergraduate and graduate students in social sciences how to use R to manage, visualize, and analyze data in order to answer substantive questions and replicate published ... More


Data analysis techniques to model the effects of education systems on educational inequalities

Christiane Gross

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

On the basis of quantitative data, this contribution illustrates how to model the impact of education systems on educational inequalities. When examining this question, researchers have to decide ... More


Performing Live Surgery on Television and the Internet since 1945

David Serlin

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter charts the broadcast history of live surgery in the United States, from its first appearance on network television in the late 1940s through its contemporary manifestations on the ... More


Honorification as expressive

Elin McCready

in The Semantics and Pragmatics of Honorification: Register and Social Meaning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198821366
eISBN:
9780191860706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821366.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

One obvious initial question that has to be addressed for any theory of honorification is the type of meaning that honorifics introduce. Examining the options makes it clear that honorification is ... More


Honorification as social meaning

Elin McCready

in The Semantics and Pragmatics of Honorification: Register and Social Meaning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198821366
eISBN:
9780191860706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821366.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter concludes the book and discusses some outstanding issues, including the import of the discussion and analysis of the book for the theory of expressive content and for the place of ... More


Applications of Benford's Law

Arno Berger and Theodore P. Hill

in An Introduction to Benford's Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163062
eISBN:
9781400866588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163062.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter provides a overview of the practical applications of Benford's law. These include fraud detection, detection of natural phenomena, diagnostics and design, computations and computer ... More


The Information Pharms Race and Competitive Dynamics of Precision Medicine: Insights from Game Theory

Ernst R. Berndt and Mark R. Trusheim

in Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611068
eISBN:
9780226611235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611235.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Precision medicines inherently fragment treatment populations, generating small-population markets, creating high-priced “niche busters” rather than broadly prescribed “blockbusters." It is plausible ... More


Diagnostics

Youseop Shin

in Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences: The Fundamentals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293168
eISBN:
9780520966383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293168.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Three talks about diagnostics. As in regression analysis, several properties of residuals should be satisfied, if the fitted model is appropriate. Residuals should be a realization of a white ... More


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