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A Framework for the Design of Plant Diversity Studies

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter suggests an experimental approach to vegetation sampling in general, and to plant diversity sampling in particular. It is assumed that most available sampling techniques are like ... More


Are Neurons Adapted for Specific Computations? Examples from Temporal Coding in the Auditory System

C. E. Carr, S. Iyer, D. Soares, S. Kalluri, and J. Z. Simon

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter makes the case that neurons may be adapted for particular tasks, using the example of temporal coding cells in the vertebrate auditory system because their function is well known. It ... More


Temporal Nestedness and “Duration Bloc”

Georg Northoff

in Unlocking the Brain: Volume 2: Consciousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199826995
eISBN:
9780199979776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826995.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The concept of the “duration bloc” describes the integration of past, present, and future into one homogenous though threefold experience of time in consciousness. The book hypothesizes that the ... More


Coordination of Head and Eyes during the Performance of Natural (and Unnatural) Visual Tasks

Eileen Kowler, Zygmunt Pizlo, Guo-Liang Zhu, Casper J. Erkelens, Robert M. Steinman, and Han Collewijn

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0065
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

According to Lashley, the key in achieving coordinated patterns of action was to program diverse motor responses with reference to a single, central spatial map and a single internal clock. This ... More


Temporal Factors in Epidemics: The Role of the Incubation Period

Ron Brookmeyer

in Monitoring the Health of Populations: Statistical Principles and Methods for Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146493
eISBN:
9780199864928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146493.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the effect of the incubation period of disease on temporal patterns in disease surveillance, focusing on three diseases with widely differing incubation periods: HIV/AIDS, ... More


Time

J. A. Burrow

in The Ages of Man: A Study in Medieval Writing and Thought

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117551
eISBN:
9780191670985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117551.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses historians, preachers, and exegetes who employ a variety of schemes and seek to relate the ages of Man to temporal patterns observable elsewhere. These patterns can be the ... More


Tess of the dvUrbervilles\: The Word in Nature

Marjorie Garson

in Hardy's Fables of Integrity: Woman, Body, Text

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122234
eISBN:
9780191671371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122234.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The effect of the novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles relies heavily on a strong sense of sequence, particularly on how Hardy was able to portray Tess's doom with the unfolding of specific temporal ... More


Spatial and Temporal Patterns

Arnold G. van der Valk

in The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608942
eISBN:
9780191774805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608942.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the biotic and abiotic factors that influence the distribution of plants and animals found in wetlands, with an emphasis on spatial and temporal patterns. In particular, it ... More


Auditory warning sounds in the work environment

R. D. Patterson

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Flooding the environment with sound is certain to attract attention; however it also causes startled reactions and prevents communications at a crucial point in time. In collaboration with several ... More


Pattern generation

Holk Cruse and Malte Schilling

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

The faculty to generate patterns is a basic feature of living systems. This chapter concentrates on patterns used in the context of control of behavior. Spatio-temporal patterns appear as ... More


Ecosystem Change through Time

Mark E. Patzkowsky and Steven M. Holland

in Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649375
eISBN:
9780226649399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649399.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter examines ecosystem changes through time and the processes that control these changes. Metacommunity theory predicts many of the spatial and temporal patterns of taxa in regional ... More


Giant Panda Migration and Habitat Utilization in Foping Nature Reserve, China

Yange Yong, Xuehua Liu, Tiejun Wang, Skidmore Andrew K., and Prins Herbert H.

in Giant Pandas: Biology and Conservation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238671
eISBN:
9780520930162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238671.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter reports that radiotelemetry was used in Foping Nature Reserve to confirm the existence of the pandas' seasonal ranges and the characteristics of the habitat in each, as well as the ... More


Hippocampal memory prosthesis

Dong Song and Theodore W. Berger

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0055
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

Damage to the hippocampus and surrounding regions of the medial temporal lobe can result in a permanent loss of the ability to form new long-term memories. Hippocampal memory prosthesis is designed ... More


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