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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


Dynamic Systems in Language Development and Language Production

Lorraine McCune

in How Children Learn to Learn Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177879
eISBN:
9780199870202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177879.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a dynamic systems analysis of the variables contributing to the transition to reference, integrating material from the previous chapters. Topics discussed include dynamic ... More


An Other Tongue, An Other Thinking, An Other Logic

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This afterword extends the observations from previous chapters, which distinguished postmodern from post-Occidental thinking as a critique of modernity from the interior borders (postmodernism) and ... More


Issues in coding cancer consultations: interaction analysis systems

Phyllis N Butow and Sarah Ford

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0061
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

It is now well accepted that communication between the health-professional and the patient is a critical component of quality patient care and that poor communication can adversely affect both ... More


Context, Political Information, and Performance Voting

Timothy Hellwig

in Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

What explains whether citizens hold the government accountable for its performance in office? In addressing this question, this chapter argues for a broader investigation of how political context ... More


The Regularity Theory II: Laws and Accidental Generalizations

Bernard Berofsky

in Nature's Challenge to Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640010
eISBN:
9780191738197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640010.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The critiques of the regularity theory by Fred Dretske, Michael Tooley, and D. M. Armstrong are shown to fail. A categorization of “accidental generalizations” is offered. The failures of the best ... More


The Roter Interaction Analysis System (RIAS): applicability within the context of cancer and palliative care

Debra Roter

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0062
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Technological advances have made the observation and analysis of large numbers of medical visits feasible, and indeed, the number of empirical studies of communication between doctors and patients ... More


The Regularity Theory I: Humean Supervenience

Bernard Berofsky

in Nature's Challenge to Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640010
eISBN:
9780191738197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640010.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

A central tenet of the regularity theory is the doctrine of Humean supervenience (HS), the view that two worlds that are identical in their nonnomic facts must be identical in their laws. John ... More


Shaping a Transnational Systems Community (1): Networks and Institutions

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

in The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703188
eISBN:
9781501706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703188.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter discusses the importance of shifting forms of association in the development of East-West systems analysis. Several formations played different roles at different times. The first was a ... 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


Outside Financial Aid

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses financial aid granted by entities other than the institution the student attends. Federal financial aid has played an important role. The chapter begins with a brief history of ... More


Cybernetic Cities

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter Four interprets the second wave of new towns in the 1960s and 1970s as cybernetic cities. It examines how cybernetics and systems analysis were incorporated into new town planning on both ... More


RAND, IIASA, and the Conduct of Systems Analysis

Roger E. Levien

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter features a description of RAND’s development and the lessons of its experience during its first twenty-five years. Afterward, the discussion shifts to the IIASA, covering its ... More


Introduction

Thomas P. Hughes and Agatha C. Hughes

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The systems approach enjoyed a top spot among the minds of engineers, scientists, and managers during the early Lyndon Johnson administration. However, this trajectory of advocacy declined together ... More


Health transitions in Mexico and Central America: implications for health policy

Julio Frenk, Rafael Lozano, and Octavio Gómez-Dantes

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the interaction of epidemiological and health systems analysis in Mexico and Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama). Emphasis is ... More


From Operations Research to Futures Studies: The Establishment, Diffusion, and Transformation of the Systems Approach in Sweden, 1945–1980

Arne Kaijser and Joar Tiberg

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter describes and examines the development of the systems approach in Sweden from 1945 to 1980. It uses the term “systems approach” to signify a specific intellectual tradition that started ... More


Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Rosemary Wakeman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book investigates the golden age of new town building in the mid to late twentieth century. It argues that the magnitudeof new town construction, its geographic extent, and the discourse about ... More


Designing Population Health Research Grounded in Complex Systems Science

Leah Frerichs and Natalie R. Smith

in Complex Systems and Population Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190880743
eISBN:
9780190880774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880743.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There have been increasing calls to use complex systems research approaches to address pressing population health problems. To respond to this call, the authors argue that researchers must shift ... More


The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, the Tap Project, and the Rains Model

Harvey Brooks and Alan McDonald

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents and elaborates upon a symposium that includes a panel discussion on the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). The panel was chaired by Harvey Brooks, who ... More


Remaking the Real Economy: Escaping Destruction by Organised Money

Gordon Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356585
eISBN:
9781447356622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356585.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The fundamental distinction is made between the real economy and the financial. The financial economy came into existence to serve the real economy, but led by false neoclassical microeconomic ... More


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