## Managing Corporate Growth

*Jordi Canals*

- Published in print:
- 1999
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780198296676
- eISBN:
- 9780191685262
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.001.0001
- Subject:
- Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

As economic growth in Western countries shows signs of fatigue, companies are battling hard to discover how to generate and sustain corporate growth. The restructuring and reengineering processes of ... More

## Sylvester denumerant

*J. L. Ramírez Alfonsín*

### in The Diophantine Frobenius Problem

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568209
- eISBN:
- 9780191718229
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568209.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Algebra, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

In 1857, while investigating the partition number function, J. J. Sylvester defined the function d(m; a1, . . . , an), called the denumerant, as the number of nonnegative integer representations of m ... More

## PREDICATIVE EXPONENTIATION OF LOCALLY COMPACT FORMAL TOPOLOGIES OVER INDUCTIVELY GENERATED TOPOLOGIES

*Maria Emilia Maietti*

### in From Sets and Types to Topology and Analysis: Towards practicable foundations for constructive mathematics

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566519
- eISBN:
- 9780191713927
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566519.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Martin Hyland first classified the exponentiable locales as the locally compact ones. This chapter proves the counterpart of Hyland's result for inductively generated formal topologies. More ... More

## Generating Functions

*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/9780198567264.003.0018
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

In the previous chapter, several conditions were given that could be used for testing transformations to see whether they were canonical or not. But no methods, other than trial and error, were given ... More

## ALGORITHMIC THEORIES OF FINITELY GENERATED SOLUBLE GROUPS

*John C. Lennox and Derek J. S. Robinson*

### in The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198507284
- eISBN:
- 9780191709326
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507284.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses the word, generalized word, and conjugacy problems; algorithmic problems for polycyclic groups; soluble minimax groups; finitely generated metabelian groups; and submodule ... More

## NEW CONCEPTS AND METHODS—PRE-BAYESIAN ERA

*Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee*

### in Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525318
- eISBN:
- 9780191711657
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

After James Bernoulli, the main contributors to probability theory and its applications in the 18th century worked either to solve more intricate problems of games of chance (De Moivre), or to build ... More

## RANDOM PLANAR GRAPHS AND THE NUMBER OF PLANAR GRAPHS

*Marc Noy*

### in Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198571278
- eISBN:
- 9780191718885
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.003.0014
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter surveys recent progress on the enumeration of labelled planar graphs and on the distribution of several parameters in random planar graphs. It shows how to use generating functions to ... More

## Representing Response Times as Random Variables

*R. Duncan Luce*

### in Response Times: Their Role in Inferring Elementary Mental Organization

- Published in print:
- 1991
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195070019
- eISBN:
- 9780199869879
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195070019.003.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter begins with a discussion of the study of response times. Response times are treated as observations of a random variable. The mathematics of stochastic processes is then used to ... More

##
Crystals and *p*-adic Integration

*Ben Brubaker, Daniel Bump, and Solomon Friedberg*

### in Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: Type A Combinatorial Theory (AM-175)

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691150659
- eISBN:
- 9781400838998
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691150659.003.0020
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter describes the properties of Kashiwara's crystal and its role in unipotent p-adic integrations related to Whittaker functions. In many cases, integrations of representation theoretic ... More

## Blast Theory

*M. Vidyasagar*

### in Hidden Markov Processes: Theory and Applications to Biology

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691133157
- eISBN:
- 9781400850518
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691133157.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter deals with BLAST theory. BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) is a widely used statistical method for finding similarities between sequences of symbols from finite alphabets. While ... More

## British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

*Casper Sylvest*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- July 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780719079092
- eISBN:
- 9781781703151
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Manchester University Press
- DOI:
- 10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.001.0001
- Subject:
- Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the development, character and legacy of the ideology of liberal internationalism in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. Liberal internationalism provided a ... More

## Statistical Inference in Nonparametric Frontier Models: Recent Developments and Perspectives

*Léopold Simar Paul W. Wilson*

### in The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195183528
- eISBN:
- 9780199870288
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183528.003.0004
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter recasts the parametric and statistical approach of Chapter 2, and the nonparametric and deterministic approach of Chapter 3 into a nonparametric and statistical approach. It presents in ... More

## Sleep and Brain Plasticity

*Pierre Maquet, Carlyle Smith, and Robert Stickgold (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780198574002
- eISBN:
- 9780191724145
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198574002.001.0001
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

We spend so much of our lives sleeping, yet its precise function is unclear, in spite of our increasing understanding of the processes generating and maintaining sleep. We now know that sleep can be ... More

## Self-Generated Self-Defence

*Fiona Leverick*

### in Killing in Self-Defence

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199283460
- eISBN:
- 9780191712654
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0006
- Subject:
- Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the issue of how to deal with the accused who is some way at fault in generating the need to use self-defensive force. The most common example is the accused who starts a fight, ... More

## Social Capital of Personnel Managers: Causes and Return of Position-Generated Networks and Participation in Voluntary Associations

*Ray-May Hsung and Yi-Jr Lin*

### in Social Capital: An International Research Program

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199234387
- eISBN:
- 9780191740619
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0107
- Subject:
- Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a look at the causes and return of social capital for 126 personnel managers in the export processing zones (EPZs) and one science park (SP) in Taiwan. It uses the data gathered ... More

## Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

*David F. Hendry*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198293545
- eISBN:
- 9780191596391
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198293542.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This collection of published papers records the development of an approach to econometric modelling that has reached a highly successful stage. The methodology of modelling ‘observational data’, as ... More

## Some economics of museums and galleries

*Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo*

### in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199213177
- eISBN:
- 9780191707124
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0005
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Economics tries not only to describe how enterprises and public institutions are run but also to explain why they act in particular ways. This is a necessary condition for being able to predict ... More

## Integrating Geographies

*Andrew Needham*

### in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691139067
- eISBN:
- 9781400852406
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0006
- Subject:
- History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how changes in geography remade space in the Southwest, rendering the Colorado Plateau in many ways the center of the region's economic development. With the construction of ... More

## Likelihood

*David F. Hendry*

### in Dynamic Econometrics

- Published in print:
- 1995
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198283164
- eISBN:
- 9780191596384
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198283164.003.0010
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The likelihood function is the obverse of the data‐density function, and summaries thereof lead to maximum likelihood estimation. The first derivative of the log‐likelihood, the score, plays a ... More

## The Structure of Simultaneous Equations Estimators

*David F. Hendry*

### in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198293545
- eISBN:
- 9780191596391
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198293542.003.0014
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Optimal estimation is necessary for empirical modelling, but can be summarized in an estimator generating equation (EGE). The EGE reduces a vast literature on estimating individual equations and ... More