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Psychophysics and analysis

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Many psychophysical and analytic procedures have been used to investigate the visual perception of depth. This chapter provides a general introduction to these procedures. Topics discussed include ... More


Transitions in Cognitive Development: Prospects and Limitations of a Neural Dynamic Approach

Han L. J. van der Maas and Maartje E. J. Raijmakers

in Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses old-fashioned cognitive development from the point of view of two modern approaches, connectionism and nonlinear dynamical systems theory. The main assertion in both ... More


INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Vinod K. Wadhawan

in Smart Structures: Blurring the Distinction Between the Living and the Nonliving

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199229178
eISBN:
9780191711282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229178.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents an overview of the subject of artificial smart structures, and introduces the fields of biomimetics and bio-inspired computing. It emphasizes that nonlinear response is the crux ... More


Psychophysics and analysis

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764143
eISBN:
9780199949359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764143.003.0090
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Many psychophysical, behavioral, and analytic procedures are used in the study of depth perception. The chapter starts an outline of psychophysics and a discussion of the types of judgment that are ... More


Stochastic-Simulation Tests of Nonlinear Econometric Models

Roberto S. Mariano and Bryan W. Brown

in Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Stochastic simulations of nonlinear dynamic econometric models have been used in various ways in the past. This chapter discusses how stochastic simulations can be exploited to develop appropriate ... More


Nonlinearities

Russell L. De Valois and Karen K. De Valois

in Spatial Vision

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195066579
eISBN:
9780199872220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the nonlinear responses of the visual system. Topics covered include threshold nonlinearity, phase nonlinearity, amplitude nonlinearity, half-wave rectification, and ... More


Hybrid Dynamical Systems: Modeling, Stability, and Robustness

Rafal Goebel, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, and Andrew R. Teel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153896
eISBN:
9781400842636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153896.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Hybrid dynamical systems exhibit continuous and instantaneous changes, having features of continuous-time and discrete-time dynamical systems. Filled with a wealth of examples to illustrate concepts, ... More


Stability Theory via Vector Lyapunov Functions

Wassim M. Haddad and Sergey G. Nersesov

in Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153469
eISBN:
9781400842667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153469.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter describes a fundamental stability theory for nonlinear dynamical systems using vector Lyapunov functions. It first introduces the notation and definitions before developing stability ... More


Machinic Philosophy: Assemblages, Information, Chaotic Flow

John Johnston

in The Allure of Machinic Life: Cybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262101264
eISBN:
9780262276351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262101264.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter extends the cybernetic perspective to machinic philosophy, evident in Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of the assemblage and its intersections with nonlinear dynamical systems (i.e., ... More


Psychophysiological Recording

Robert M. Stern, William J. Ray, and Karen S. Quigley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195113594
eISBN:
9780199846962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113594.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This text contains a revised edition of a book on psychophysiological recording. The book includes information on the most up-to-date equipment used today to do brain scanning and discusses other ... More


Theoretical Perspectives

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 2 introduces the reader to theoretical perspectives which provide the framework for the book and inform all subsequent chapters. Dynamic nonlinear systems theory, based on general systems ... More


Annotated Bibliography

Luca Zaccarian and Andrew R. Teel

in Modern Anti-windup Synthesis: Control Augmentation for Actuator Saturation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147321
eISBN:
9781400839025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147321.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter discusses the main phases characterizing anti-windup research and lists a number of relevant publications for each one. This annotated bibliography covers topics such as the anti-windup ... More


A Primer on Control Engineering

Brian P. Ingalls and Pablo A. Iglesias

in Control Theory and Systems Biology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter addresses the main concepts in this book from dynamical systems and control theory, introducing ordinary differential equation-based modeling, which should allow theoretically inclined ... More


Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems via Vector Lyapunov Functions

Wassim M. Haddad and Sergey G. Nersesov

in Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153469
eISBN:
9781400842667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153469.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter introduces the notion of a control vector Lyapunov function as a generalization of control Lyapunov functions, showing that asymptotic stabilizability of a nonlinear dynamical system is ... More


Finite-Time Stabilization of Large-Scale Systems via Control Vector Lyapunov Functions

Wassim M. Haddad and Sergey G. Nersesov

in Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153469
eISBN:
9781400842667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153469.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter develops a general framework for finite-time stability analysis based on control vector Lyapunov functions. Specifically, it develops a vector comparison system whose solution is ... More


Coordination Control for Multiagent Interconnected Systems

Wassim M. Haddad and Sergey G. Nersesov

in Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153469
eISBN:
9781400842667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153469.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter describes a stability and control design framework for time-varying and time-invariant sets of nonlinear dynamical systems. The framework is applied to the problem of coordination ... More


Signal Processing

Robert M. Stern, William J. Ray, and Karen S. Quigley

in Psychophysiological Recording

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195113594
eISBN:
9780199846962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113594.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

When considering attentional abilities, two physiological variables need to be recorded: basal (tonic) activity or event-related (phasic) activity. In general, tonic activity can be derived from the ... More


Beyond Empiricism: Rolando García’s Theory of Complex Systems and the Epistemological Consequences of a Nonlinear Universe

Mar a Polgovsky Ezcurra

in Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401483
eISBN:
9781683402152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401483.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Argentine Rolando García was one of the earliest world-leading specialists on climate change. Forced to leave his country after the 1966 military coup, García became a nomadic thinker, living in ... More


Large-Scale Network Simulations in Systems Neuroscience

Reinoud Maex, Michiel Berends, and Hugo Cornelis

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter deals with the large networks in systems neuroscience. It presents examples of scientific questions that warranted the simulation of large-scale networks, along with a summary of ... More


Nonlinear and Synthetic Models for Primate Societies

Irenaeus J. A. te Boekhorst and Charlotte K. Hemelrijk

in Dynamics in Human and Primate Societies: Agent-Based Modeling of Social and Spatial Processes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131673
eISBN:
9780197561492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131673.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

We explore some unorthodox models for studying primate societies as self-organized and, hence, nonlinear complex systems. The incentive is that the conventional rationalist-analytic approach often ... More


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