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Niches and Distributions in Practice: Overview

A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel Bastos Araújo

in Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136868
eISBN:
9781400840670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers the practice of modeling ecological niches and estimating geographic distributions. It first introduces the general principles and definitions underlying ecological niche ... More


Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Tony Robbin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book investigates different models of the fourth dimension and how these are applied in art and physics. It explores the distinction between the slicing, or Flatland, model and the projection, ... More


Many Spaces

Mark Turner

in The Literary Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126679
eISBN:
9780199853007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126679.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses the concept of generic space which houses the abstract structure shared by input spaces and indicates the counterpart connections between these input spaces. The author ... More


The ‘strategic-projection’ model of Europeanisation

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the conceptual challenge posed by Europeanisation by reflecting on the utility of the existing goodness-of-fit model for exploring domestic adaptation aimed at uploading ... More


Advanced statistical techniques: spatial patterns, life tables, modelling, and population viability analysis

David J. Gibson

in Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology, Second Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199671465
eISBN:
9780191792496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671465.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter moves forward from Chapter 7 (planning, choosing, and using statistics) and introduces some more advanced statistical methods that are of particular importance to plant population ... More


The Fourth Dimension in Painting

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter takes a look at the presence of the fourth dimension within paintings. Picasso is noted to be the first painter to use the fourth dimension (specifically the projection model) in his ... More


Conclusion: Art, Math, and Technical Drawing

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter reviews the key concepts related to projective geometry, which is the field that has helped develop thinking on physics and mathematics. It first looks at the fact that Felix Klein ... More


Size-structured models

Louis W. Botsford, J. Wilson White, and Alan Hastings

in Population Dynamics for Conservation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198758365
eISBN:
9780191818301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758365.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter begins by revisiting the M’Kendrick/von Foerster model, but using size instead of age as the state variable. It then uses the lessons from that model to describe how individual growth ... More


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