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Mathematical Models of Social Evolution: A Guide for the Perplexed

Richard McElreath and Robert Boyd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226558264
eISBN:
9780226558288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558288.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Over the last several decades, mathematical models have become central to the study of social evolution, both in biology and the social sciences. But students in these disciplines often seriously ... More


Introduction

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/9780691178561.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This introductory chapter provides a brief summary of the discussions in the succeeding chapters. Here, the new quantum mechanics has in recent years achieved in its essential parts what is ... More


Fixed Gaze and Eye-Head Coordination in Basal Ganglia Diseases (Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Chorea, and Pallidum Necrosis)

Didier Bazalgette, Maurice Zattara, Nguyen Bathien, and Pierre Rondot

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0112
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The role of the basal ganglia in eye-head coordination has been studied using neurophysiologic and mathematical tools. The authors tried to answer the questions: (1) How do normal subjects organize ... More


Opening Remarks

David P. Feldman

in Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199566433
eISBN:
9780191774966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter starts by introducing the terms ‘chaos’ and ‘fractal’ and talks briefly about their history. Since the 1970s, these two concepts — chaos and fractals — have become an important element ... More


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