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Nine Risk Regulation Regimes Compared

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Uses the analytic framework developed in Ch. 2 to compare nine different risk regulation regimes, bringing out their similarities and differences. Those risks include attacks by dangerous dogs ... More


Quantum tomography

J. C. Garrison and R. Y. Chiao

in Quantum Optics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198508861
eISBN:
9780191708640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508861.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter begins with a review of classical tomography, which reconstructs hidden structures inside an object by successive transmissions of an X-ray beam at different angles and lateral ... More


OPTIMAL EXISTENCE THEORY FOR NON-NEGATIVE SOLUTIONS

Juan Luis Vázquez

in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569039
eISBN:
9780191717468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter studies the existence and uniqueness of solutions of the Cauchy problem for the PME posed in the whole space, which take a Radon measure as initial data. Section 13.1 constructs limit ... More


Introduction

Joram Lindenstrauss, David Preiss, and Tiˇser Jaroslav

in Fréchet Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions and Porous Sets in Banach Spaces (AM-179)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153551
eISBN:
9781400842698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153551.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This book deals with the existence of Fréchet derivatives of Lipschitz functions from X to Y, where X is an Asplund space and Y has the Radon-Nikodým property (RNP). It considers whether every ... More


Gâteaux differentiability of Lipschitz functions

Joram Lindenstrauss, David Preiss, and Tiˇser Jaroslav

in Fréchet Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions and Porous Sets in Banach Spaces (AM-179)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153551
eISBN:
9781400842698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153551.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This chapter presents the main results on Gâteaux differentiability of Lipschitz functions by recalling the notions of the Radon-Nikodým property (RNP) and null sets. The discussion focuses not only ... More


Integration

James Davidson

in Stochastic Limit Theory: An Introduction for Econometricians

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774037
eISBN:
9780191596117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774036.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The concept of an abstract integral is developed from first principles. Riemann‐Stieltjes and Lebesgue‐Stieltjes integrals are defined. The monotone convergence theorem, fundamental properties of ... More


Three-Dimensional Reconstruction

Joachim Frank

in Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy of Macromolecular Assemblies: Visualization of Biological Molecules in Their Native State

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195182187
eISBN:
9780199893416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182187.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter introduces mathematical principles underlying the relationship between a three-dimensional object and its projections, the projection theorem and Radon's theorem. The shape transform is ... More


Cancer of the Lung, Larynx, and Pleura

Paolo Boffetta and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Lung cancer was the most important epidemic of the 20th century, and it will likely remain a major public health problem in the 21st century also. Control of tobacco smoking is by far the most ... More


Radon and You

David Fisher

in Much Ado about (Practically) Nothing: A History of the Noble Gases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393965
eISBN:
9780197562796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393965.003.0024
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

A review for one of my National Science Foundation grant proposals began “He isn’t the world’s greatest experimentalist, but …” I couldn’t argue with that. In fact, ... More


Extremizers of a Radon Transform Inequality

Michael Christ

Charles Fefferman, Alexandru D. Ionescu, D. H. Phong, and Stephen Wainger (eds)

in Advances in Analysis: The Legacy of Elias M. Stein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159416
eISBN:
9781400848935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159416.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter discusses the extremizers of a Radon transform inequality. The model for this analysis is Lieb's characterization of extremizers for the Hardy–Littlewood–Sobolev inequality for certain ... More


Averages along Polynomial Sequences in Discrete Nilpotent Lie Groups: Singular Radon Transforms

Alexandru D. Ionescu, Akos Magyar, and Stephen Wainger

Charles Fefferman, Alexandru D. Ionescu, D. H. Phong, and Stephen Wainger (eds)

in Advances in Analysis: The Legacy of Elias M. Stein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159416
eISBN:
9781400848935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159416.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter concentrates on the averages of functions along polynomial sequences in discrete nilpotent groups, illustrating the problems that arise from studying these averages. Though special ... More


Borderlands

Brian Baker

in Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Sinclair's three novels, namely Dining on Stones, Landor's Tower and Radon Daughters. It notes that these three novels share structural similarities, motifs that have to do ... More


Invisible Dangers

Michael Barkun

in Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun.5
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book about invisible dangers begins with a definition of “invisibility.” The term is employed here in a broader sense than is customary, to refer not merely to what cannot be seen but to ... More


Ionizing and Non-ionizing Radiation

John Cardarelli

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation, ways to measure it in the environment, describes the potential health effects from chronic and acute exposures as well as a ... More


20 Urbanization, Industrialization, and Mining

Ed de Mulder and Chris Bremmer

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0031
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Urbanization, industrialization, and mining are three different responses by mankind to survive, to develop, to create wealth and prosperity, and to organize life. Of the three, mining is the ... More


The Pricing of Stock Options

Lisa Borland

in Nonextensive Entropy: Interdisciplinary Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159769
eISBN:
9780197562024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159769.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

We describe how a stock price model based on nonextensive statistics can be used to derive a generalized theory for pricing stock options. A review of theoretical and empirical results is ... More


Functions of Real Variables

Fon-Che Liu

in Real Analysis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790426
eISBN:
9780191831676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790426.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

Functions of real variables are studied in terms of measure in this chapter; mostly the measure in question is the Lebesgue measure. The Lusin theorem, which characterizes Lebesgue measurable ... More


Integration Theory

Adel N. Boules

in Fundamentals of Mathematical Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198868781
eISBN:
9780191905254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868781.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Applied Mathematics

The Lebesgue measure on ?n (presented in section 8.4) is a pivotal component of this chapter. The approach in the chapter is to extend the positive linear functional provided by the Riemann integral ... More


Ionizing Radiation

Amy Berrington de GonzÁlez, André Bouville, Preetha Rajaraman, and Mary Schubauer-Berigan

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Ionizing radiation is a universal carcinogen due to its ability to induce cancer in most organs following exposure at any age, including in utero. Several organs are especially radiosensitive, ... More


Air Pollution

Jonathan M. Samet and Aaron J. Cohen

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

A wide variety of manmade and naturally occurring air pollutants are known to cause cancer. Diverse exposures such as tobacco smoke, radionuclides (radon), chemicals (benzene, mustard gas, and ... More


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