## LEAST SQUARES INVERSE EIGENVALUE PROBLEMS

*Moody T. Chu and Gene H. Golub*

### in Inverse Eigenvalue Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566649
- eISBN:
- 9780191718021
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566649.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Every inverse eigenvalue problem has a natural generalization to a least squares formulation, which sometimes does carry significant purposes in applications. The least squares approximation can be ... More

## SPECTRALLY CONSTRAINED APPROXIMATION

*Moody T. Chu and Gene H. Golub*

### in Inverse Eigenvalue Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566649
- eISBN:
- 9780191718021
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566649.003.0007
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter shows that the problems of computing least squares approximations for various types of real and symmetric matrices subject to spectral constraints share a common structure. A general ... More

## Classic Food Web Theory

*Kevin S. McCann*

### in Food Webs (MPB-50)

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691134178
- eISBN:
- 9781400840687
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691134178.003.0010
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the basic assumptions of classic food web theory. It first considers the classic whole-community approach, which assumes that any specific matrix represents a sample from a ... More

## Solving Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models by Eigenvalue–Eigenvector Decompositions

*Alfonso Novales, Emilio Domínguez, Javier J. Pérez, and Jesús Ruiz*

### 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:
- 10.1093/0199248273.003.0004
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Discusses the main issues involved in practical applications of solution methods that have been proposed for rational expectations models, based on eigenvalue–eigenvector decompositions. It starts by ... More

## Matrix Mechanics

*Gary E. Bowman*

### in Essential Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199228928
- eISBN:
- 9780191711206
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228928.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the matrix-mechanics formulation of quantum mechanics, emphasizing both calculational techniques and conceptual understanding. Parallels between matrix mechanics and ordinary ... More

## Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Elliptic Differential Equations: A Synopsis

*Klaus Boehmer*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199577040
- eISBN:
- 9780191595172
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577040.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Nonlinear elliptic problems play an increasingly important role in mathematics, science and engineering, and create an exciting interplay. Other books discuss nonlinearity by a very few important ... More

## Nonconforming finite element methods

*Klaus Böhmer*

### in Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Elliptic Differential Equations: A Synopsis

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199577040
- eISBN:
- 9780191595172
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577040.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Nonconforming FEMs avoid the strong restrictions of conforming FEMs. So discontinuous ansatz and test functions, approximate test integrals, and strong forms are admitted. This allows the proof of ... More

## Critique of the Standard Interpretation

*Bas C. van Fraassen*

### in Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

- Published in print:
- 1991
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198239802
- eISBN:
- 9780191597466
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198239807.003.0008
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Von Neumann's unification of Schroedinger's and Heisenberg's formalisms came with an interpretation of quantum theory involving two principles. The first is that assertions about the values of ... More

## Modal Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics 1

*Bas C. van Fraassen*

### in Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

- Published in print:
- 1991
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198239802
- eISBN:
- 9780191597466
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198239807.003.0009
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The world of quantum theory is not deterministic; however, the quantum theory of an isolated system describes its state as evolving deterministically.How can these two points be reconciled? The modal ... More

## Small Vibrations About Equilibrium

*Oliver Johns*

### in Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567264
- eISBN:
- 9780191717987
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567264.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

A number of interesting mechanical systems have one or more essentially stable equilibrium configurations. When disturbed slightly, they vibrate about equilibrium in characteristic patterns called ... More

## The Bare Theory and Determinate Experience

*Jeffrey Alan Barrett*

### in The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- March 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199247431
- eISBN:
- 9780191697661
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247431.003.0004
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins by discussing several strategies for interpreting the global state. Next, it explains that the bare theory is simply the standard von Neumann–Dirac formulation of quantum ... More

## Abstract Hilbert Space

*John von Neumann*

*Nicholas A. Wheeler (ed.)*

### in Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics: New Edition

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- September 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691178561
- eISBN:
- 9781400889921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691178561.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter defines Hilbert space, which furnishes the mathematical basis for the treatment of quantum mechanics. This is done within the context of an equation introduced in the previous chapter, ... More

## Linear Elliptic Equations

*Rüdiger Verfürth*

### in A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199679423
- eISBN:
- 9780191758485
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679423.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

We establish a posteriori error estimates for the discretisation of linear elliptic equations departing from a general abstract framework which accentuates the generic equivalence of the error to the ... More

## Nonlinear Elliptic Equations

*Rüdiger Verfürth*

### in A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199679423
- eISBN:
- 9780191758485
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679423.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

We present a posteriori error estimates for nonlinear stationary problems departing from an abstract result which establishes the basic equivalence of error and residual. The main tool is the ... More

## Well Posedness

*G. F. Roach, I. G. Stratis, and A. N. Yannacopoulos*

### in Mathematical Analysis of Deterministic and Stochastic Problems in Complex Media Electromagnetics

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691142173
- eISBN:
- 9781400842650
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691142173.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents rigorous mathematical results concerning the solvability and well posedness of time-harmonic problems for complex electromagnetic media, with a special emphasis on chiral media. ... More

## The Anisotropic Heisenberg Quantum Spin Chain

*Hans-Peter Eckle*

### in Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- September 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780199678839
- eISBN:
- 9780191878589
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199678839.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the Heisenberg model, a fully quantum mechanical model that describes the magnetism of localized magnetic moments. The one-dimensional version of the Heisenberg model, the ... More

## Electronic Systems

*Hans-Peter Eckle*

### in Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- September 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780199678839
- eISBN:
- 9780191878589
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199678839.003.0016
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The Bethe ansatz can be generalized to problems where particles have internal degrees of freedom. The generalized method can be viewed as two Bethe ansätze executed one after the other: nested Bethe ... More

## Transformations, matrices and operators

*Chun Wa Wong*

### in Introduction to Mathematical Physics: Methods & Concepts

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199641390
- eISBN:
- 9780191747786
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641390.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Linear algebra of matrices is discussed in the context of rotations in space. Determinants are used to find solutions of simultaneous linear equations, to invert matrices and to find matrix ... More

## Structured Populations and Games over Generations

*John M. McNamara and Olof Leimar*

### in Game Theory in Biology: concepts and frontiers

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198815778
- eISBN:
- 9780191853456
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198815778.003.0010
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The actions and state of an individual in one generation can affect the state of offspring in the next generation, and hence the ability of these offspring to leave offspring themselves. This chapter ... More

## Vectors and Functions and Operators

*Jochen Autschbach*

### in Quantum Theory for Chemical Applications: From Basic Concepts to Advanced Topics

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- February 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780190920807
- eISBN:
- 9780197508350
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780190920807.003.0001
- Subject:
- Chemistry, Quantum and Theoretical Chemistry

This chapter introduces – briefly – vectors and functions and the similarities between them, some basic linear algebra concepts, operators (including the del and Laplace operators), eigenvalues and ... More