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Marked for Life

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A second problem group consisted of former prisoners of war (POWs). Their handicap was political rather than physical. The Stalinist regime was extremely suspicious of anybody who had been under ... More


Mumford-Tate Groups

Mark Green, Phillip Griffiths, and Matt Kerr

in Mumford-Tate Groups and Domains: Their Geometry and Arithmetic (AM-183)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154244
eISBN:
9781400842735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154244.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This chapter provides an introduction to the basic definitions and properties of Mumford-Tate groups in both the case of Hodge structures and of mixed Hodge structures. Hodge structures of weight n ... More


Mind Beyond the Brain: Reducing Valves and Metaphysics

Paul Marshall

in Mystical Encounters with the Natural World: Experiences and Explanations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279432
eISBN:
9780191603440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279438.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Spiritual approaches to mystical experience can be fleshed out with insights from the sciences and philosophy. Two overlapping ways of understanding the consciousness expansions of mystical ... More


Weak Convergence to Stochastic Integrals

James Davidson

in Stochastic Limit Theory: An Introduction for Econometricians

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774037
eISBN:
9780191596117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774036.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The main object of this final chapter is to prove an essential companion result to the FCLT, the convergence of certain normalized random sums to stochastic integrals with respect to Brownian motion. ... More


Introduction to Stochastic Processes

Gopinath Kallianpur and P. Sundar

in Stochastic Analysis and Diffusion Processes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199657063
eISBN:
9780191781759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657063.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

The Kolmogorov consistency theorem is proved, and is used to construct a stochastic process when a family of finite-dimensional probability distributions is specified. Regularity of paths of such a ... More


Best Synthetic Methods: Oxidation and Reduction

Douglass Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2007 - 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764549
eISBN:
9780197563090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764549.003.0003
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Although methods both for reduction and for oxidation are well developed, there is always room for improvement. While ketones are usually reduced using metal hydrides, hydrogen gas is much less ... More


Filtration

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/9780195391817.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Filtration is an operation that has found an important place in the processing of biotechnology products. In general, filtration is used to separate particulate or solute components in a fluid ... More


Unmasking a Gendered Materialism: Air Filtration, Cigarettes, and Domestic Discord in Urban China

Matthew Kohrman

in Can Science and Technology Save China?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747021
eISBN:
9781501747045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747021.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyses some of the cultural methods behind the seemingly comedic madness of “cigarette masks.” Rather than casting them aside as senseless, the chapter looks into the “cigarette mask ... More


Understanding Renal Disorders

Debra Ugboma and Helen Willis

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

The aim of this chapter is to provide nurses with the knowledge to be able to assess, manage, and care for people with the renal disorders chronic kidney disease (CKD) and acute kidney injury (AKI) ... More


Contaminated Flows: Water in the City, 1868–1956

Awadhendra Sharan

in In the City, Out of Place: Nuisance, Pollution, and Dwelling in Delhi, c. 1850-2000

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198097297
eISBN:
9780199082957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097297.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the modern network for the supply of potable water, the techniques for its purification, and the question of drainage and sewerage in colonial Delhi. Officials claimed that the ... More


Motives over S

Christian Haesemeyer and Charles A. Weibel

in The Norm Residue Theorem in Motivic Cohomology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691191041
eISBN:
9780691189635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691191041.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter shows that the operation φ‎𝑉 of the definition introduced in the previous chapter extends to a cohomology operation over 𝑘, and that it satisfies the recognition criterion of a theorem, ... More


Telling Time: A Theory of Narrative Timing

Andrew R. Hom

in International Relations and the Problem of Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850014
eISBN:
9780191884474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850014.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Having defended a basic theory of timing, chapter three develops a framework more closely fitted to IR. Drawing from narratology, it formulates an account of narrative timing, which shows how we ... More


The Spread Philosophy in the Study of Algebraic Cycles

Mark L. Green

Eduardo Cattani, Fouad El Zein, Phillip A. Griffiths, and Lê Dũng Tráng (eds)

in Hodge Theory (MN-49)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161341
eISBN:
9781400851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161341.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter discusses the spread philosophy in the study of algebraic cycles, in order to make use of a geometry by considering a variation of Hodge structure where D is the Hodge domain (or the ... More


Klein Geometries

Ercüment H. Ortaçgil

in An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198821656
eISBN:
9780191860959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821656.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Up to now, the discussion has been mainly concerned with Lie groups and their curved analogs, namely, parallelizable manifolds and their curvatures. The problem is to generalize this construction to ... More


The Poetics of Ornament

Margaret S. Graves

in Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190695910
eISBN:
9780190695941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695910.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter continues with the paradigm of rhetoric established in Chapter 4 of the book, but moves discussion from metaphor to ekphrasis—that is, description that seeks to make an absent artwork or ... More


Industrial Waste, Germs, and Pollution The Battle over Pollution

John T. Cumbler

in Reasonable Use: The People, the Environment, and the State, New England 1790-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138139
eISBN:
9780197561683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138139.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

In 1905, the state board of health for Connecticut looked back over the last half century and noted the tremendous change that had occurred. In the first half of the nineteenth century, “all the ... More


Inorganic Photochemistry

Robert B. Jordan

in Reaction Mechanisms of Inorganic and Organometallic Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195301007
eISBN:
9780197562406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195301007.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Electromagnetic radiation in the form of UV and visible light has long been used as a reactant in inorganic reactions. The energy of light in the 200- to 800-nm region varies between 143 and 36 ... More


Bioprocess Design and Economics

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/9780195391817.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

This chapter teaches students and practicing engineers the fundamentals of bioprocess design with an emphasis on bioseparation processes. It combines the information presented in earlier chapters ... More


Image Quality and X-Ray Production

Varut Vardhanabhuti, Julia James, Rosemary Gray, Rehaan Nensey, Vivien Shuen, and Tishi Ninan

in MCQs for the First FRCR

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199584024
eISBN:
9780191917967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199584024.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Regarding the interaction of radiation with the body: Photons of energy of 40keV react with soft tissues of the body, predominantly by the Compton reaction. Bone has a higher effective ... More


Stochastic Processes in Continuous Time

James Davidson

in Stochastic Limit Theory: An Introduction for Econometricians

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192844507
eISBN:
9780191927201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844507.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter reviews the theory of continuous-time stochastic processes, covering the concepts of adaptation, Lévy processes, diffusions, martingales, and Markov processes. Brownian motion is studied ... More


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