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2-Dimensional Categories

Niles Johnson and Donald Yau

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871378
eISBN:
9780191914850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871378.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

2-Dimensional Categories provides an introduction to 2-categories and bicategories, assuming only the most elementary aspects of category theory. A review of basic category theory is followed by a ... More


Pasting Diagrams

Niles Johnson and Donald Yau

in 2-Dimensional Categories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871378
eISBN:
9780191914850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871378.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

In this chapter, pasting diagrams are defined, and pasting theorems for 2-/bicategories are proved. Pasting is an essential reasoning tool in 2-dimensional category theory. Each pasting theorem says ... More


Paper

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter captures the types of interactions that individuals have historically undertaken with paper. The question here is not what paper did to people, but the other way around: what did people ... More


Managing Service: Training and the Production of Ambience

Karla A. Erickson

in The Hungry Cowboy: Service and Community in a Neighborhood Restaurant

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732061
eISBN:
9781604733464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732061.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the question of how the social interactions necessary to food service in restaurants can be trained and managed. Interviews were conducted with managers from eight restaurants ... More


Slips, Styles, and Trading Patterns: A Postclassic Perspective from Central Petén, Guatemala

Leslie G. Cecil

in Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Leslie Cecil’s chapter demonstrates the advantages of combining information gleaned from technological and stylistic analysis. In this case, the focus is predominantly on slips, although research on ... More


Classic Maya Interaction Networks and the Production and Consumption of Cotton Fiber and Textiles

Dorie Reents-Budet and Ronald L. Bishop

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Ethnohistorical accounts of tribute among the Yukatek Maya provide an impressive list of materials and products in circulation at the time of Spanish contact while also affording a glimpse of the ... More


Peanut Butter Saves the World

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0018
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of peanut butter in fighting Third World hunger. Third World children starve because their mothers are unable to produce enough milk for them or cannot afford to buy ... More


Discipline and specimenize

Janice Neri

in The Insect and the Image: Visualizing Nature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667642
eISBN:
9781452946603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667642.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details the book’s efforts to trace the evolution of insects as a subject matter and their role in establishing an artist’s persona, all of which are evident in the making, exhibiting, ... More


Flows and Bumpy Roads

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter demonstrates the particularity and situatedness of the dominant frameworks that are passed off as global norms and criteria of desirable outcomes, as well as identifies visual and ... More


Collecting and Appending Signatures

Thomas Graumann

in The Acts of the Early Church Councils: Production and Character

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868170
eISBN:
9780191904691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868170.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The collection of the bishops’ signatures marks the final step in the written formalization of the councils’ decisions. As performative statements, the formulae used to subscribe express and enact ... More


Self-Reluctance: The Alienated Modesty of Henry James’s Rejected Thoughts

Michael Anesko

in Generous Mistakes: Incidents of Error in Henry James

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198794882
eISBN:
9780191836404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Despite a copious bibliography of material concerning the textual revisions that Henry James made for the New York Edition of his work (published 1907–9), we still know very little about the ... More


Option Pricing

Kerry E. Back

in Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190241148
eISBN:
9780190241179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241148.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Options, option portfolios, put‐call parity, and option bounds are explained. Changes of numeraire (measure) are discussed, and the Black‐Scholes formula is derived. The fundamental PDE for an option ... More


Perpetual Options and the Leland Model

Kerry E. Back

in Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190241148
eISBN:
9780190241179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241148.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Perpetual options are time‐independent, so the fundamental PDE is actually an ODE. The optimal exercise boundary can be found by directly optimizing over the boundary or by using smooth pasting. The ... More


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