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The Flow of Information

Stuart Macdonald

in Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241477
eISBN:
9780191696947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses how information should flow in an organization. There are only two ways in which information can exist in any location — either it was created there, or it was transferred ... More


Interhemispheric transfer following partial commissurotomy in humans and monkeys

Madeline J. Eacott

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The size and prominent position of the corpus callosum in the brain led to it being one of the earliest structures to be investigated. While much progress has been made since that time in ... More


Coupling of Systems by Oscillations

Buzsáki György

in Rhythms of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195301069
eISBN:
9780199863716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301069.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

Oscillatory packaging of information can define the length of messages and allows for efficient exchange of information across anatomical domains. Messages can be exchanged by forced oscillations, ... More


. Technology Transfer: A Behavioral Framework

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238022
eISBN:
9780520939851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238022.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the technology-transfer framework that helped in investigating the differentiation of electrical technology in the Enlightenment. It draws upon the material on behavioral ... More


Oscillation-supported Information Processing and Transfer at the Hippocampus–Entorhinal–Neocortical Interface

György Buzsáki and Kamran Diba

in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The entorhinal-hippocampal system consists of multisynaptic feedforward loops that carry information. Such local operations are generally reflected by macroscopic oscillations, with the recruitment ... More


Strategic Aspects of Fighting in Alliances

Kai A. Konrad

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the scope for alliance formation in conflict, focusing on aspects and considerations in alliance formation that offset the strategic disadvantages. It considers (1) ... More


The Structural Language Network

Angela D. Friederici and Noam Chomsky

in Language in Our Brain: The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036924
eISBN:
9780262342964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036924.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

An adequate description of the neural basis of language processing must consider the entire network both with respect to its structural white matter connections and the functional connectivities ... More


The rise of gender in Nalca (Mek, Tanah Papua): The drift towards the canonical gender attractor

Bernhard Wälchli

in Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198795438
eISBN:
9780191836732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795438.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter reconstructs how Nalca, a Mek language of the Trans-New Guinea phylum, has acquired gender markers and describes the non-canonical properties of this highly unusual gender system. Gender ... More


World of the Mulio

Eric E. Poehler

in The Traffic Systems of Pompeii

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190614676
eISBN:
9780190614690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614676.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 7 is the story of Sabinus, the fictional cart driver (mulio), from the Casa del Menandro. Sabinus is a narrative device invented to help imagine what the archaeological evidence cannot ... More


Teleportation of a Quantum State

William J. Mullin

in Quantum Weirdness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198795131
eISBN:
9780191836480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795131.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Teleportation here is a process by which a quantum state is transferred from one place to another, a bit analogous to the teleportation taking place in Star Trek. Alice (A) has particle 1 in a state ... More


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