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Property in a queue

KEVIN GRAY

in Property and Community

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391572
eISBN:
9780199775804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391572.003.007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the interaction of property, space and time within the social phenomenon that we know as the queue: the physical line-up in expectation of service. Those who stand in line tend, ... More


The Implications of Impartiality

Peter Stone

in The Luck of the Draw: The Role of Lotteries in Decision Making

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199756100
eISBN:
9780199895120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756100.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapter argued that the demands of justice—in particular, the demands of the impartiality principle—occasionally require the use of the sanitizing effect that lotteries can provide. This ... More


On Institutional Order

Neil MacCormick

in Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198267911
eISBN:
9780191714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267911.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of queuing as a matter of purely informal normative order grounded in the social conventions of ordinary everyday life. It distinguishes between informal or ... More


Long-lived Agents

Alex Gershkov

in Dynamic Allocation and Pricing: A Mechanism Design Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028400
eISBN:
9780262327732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028400.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter the authors review several models where agents are long-lived and hence they can manipulate the timing of their purchase. They first study the case where agents are long lived but ... More


Lists

Alison Adam

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The concept of the list is a better understanding with the familiarization of data structure that classifies and organizes the information in chronological order. Entity groups, dimensional arrays, ... More


Towards a neurocognitive model of turn taking in multimodal dialog

James Bonaiuto and Kristinn R Thórisson

in Embodied Communication in Humans and Machines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231751
eISBN:
9780191696527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231751.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses hierarchically organised actions in communication. One essential, but often overlooked, feature of natural dialogue is turn taking. More recently, turn taking has become an ... More


Solutions

Anany Levitin and Maria Levitin

in Algorithmic Puzzles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199740444
eISBN:
9780197563021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199740444.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Most puzzles do not lend themselves to such simple solutions. This one is a rare exception in that the man has just one meaningful choice on all but the third trip The ... More


Picturing the Shanghai Artist: Subjects and Audiences

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Looks at portraits of the art world produced by Shanghai’s best-known artist, Ren Bonian (1840-1896). Unique for their near-exclusive focus on art world sitters, these are portraits in which the ... More


Famine in the Cities

Zhou Xun

in Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300184044
eISBN:
9780300199246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184044.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the spread of famine in the cities. By the winter of 1959, the famine that killed millions in the Chinese countryside began to reach the cities. Food queues grew and the mass ... More


Audiences Negotiate Tickets and Seating

Lakshmi Srinivas

in House Full: Indian Cinema and the Active Audience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226361420
eISBN:
9780226361734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361734.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 4 examines the contingent nature of cinemagoing by focusing on the significance of mundanities such as tickets, queues and seating for audiences. It addresses the ways in which audiences ... More


Victims, Villains and Saviours

Ala Sirriyeh

in The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200423
eISBN:
9781529200447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200423.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the governments of Australia, the UK and the United States have co-opted discourses of compassion for ‘deserving’ immigrants and refugees to justify the enactment of violent ... More


Order-book dynamics

František Slanina

in Essentials of Econophysics Modelling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199299683
eISBN:
9780191747038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299683.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this chapter we show how to model the book of orders, which is the hidden layer behind the stock-price fluctuations. The models are chiefly based on the representation of orders to buy or sell as ... More


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