Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-19 of 19 items

  • Keywords: time scales x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Asymptotic Relaxation Laws

Wolfgang Götze

in Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming Liquids: A Mode-Coupling Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235346
eISBN:
9780191715600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235346.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In order to identify the essential items of the mode-coupling-theory scenarios, this chapter describes asymptotic expansions of the correlation functions for small frequencies and small separations ... More


Dynamic Modeling of Core Processes

Domitilla Del Vecchio and Richard M. Murray

in Biomolecular Feedback Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161532
eISBN:
9781400850501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161532.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter describes basic biological mechanisms in a way that can be represented by simple dynamical models. It begins with a discussion of the basic modeling formalisms that will be utilized to ... More


Elements of Liquid Dynamics

Wolfgang Götze

in Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming Liquids: A Mode-Coupling Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235346
eISBN:
9780191715600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235346.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In this chapter, the general concepts are introduced, which are used to describe simple-liquid dynamics. The hydrodynamic-limit expressions are derived for the correlation functions, which are formed ... More


Writing about divergences in global history: some implications for scale, methods, aims, and categories

Kenneth Pomeranz

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

Kenneth Pomeranz, whose book The Great Divergence was one of the key starting points for global history, has developed a methodological approach to the concept of ‘divergence’. Historical divergences ... More


ONTOGENESIS AND MICROGENESIS OF VISUAL PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION

Ruth Kimchi

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

One approach to understanding the psychological processes involved in perceptual organization, and the one presented in this chapter, is to study the evolution of perceptual organization in two ... More


The Fetuses-at-Risk Approach: Causal and Noncausal Models

K.S. Joseph

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0065
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses a new and controversial development in perinatal epidemiology. The chapter begins with an overview of some traditional concepts in perinatology, namely, the calculation of ... More


Biostratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, Southern California

L. Barry Albright

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098367
eISBN:
9780520915985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098367.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book describes forty-two fossil taxa recovered during a study of the San Timoteo Badlands that used magnetobiostratigraphy to develop a temporal framework for addressing the tectonic evolution ... More


Past Diversity in Time and Space, Paleoclimates, and Paleoecology

Annalisa Berta

in Return to the Sea: The Life and Evolutionary Times of Marine Mammals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270572
eISBN:
9780520951440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270572.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides an introduction to fossils and a geologic time frame, which provides a context for interpreting marine mammal fossils and possible causes for their origin and diversification. ... More


Up or down with the ecology cycle? Strategies for temporally rational ecological governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the so-called ecology cycle and Sweden's strategies for temporally rational ecological governance. It discusses the criteria for temporally rational ecological governance and ... More


The Full Cycle of Infrastructure Operations

Emery Roe and Paul R. Schulman

in Reliability and Risk: The Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804793933
eISBN:
9780804798624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793933.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter expands the discussion of how time and scale interact with risk when managing infrastructures for reliability. The whole cycle of infrastructure operations ranges from normal to ... More


The End of the Evolutionary String: The Tempo of Evolution, and Now …

Alexandre Meinesz

in How Life Began: Evolution's Three Geneses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226519319
eISBN:
9780226519333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226519333.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter stresses the difficulty of perceiving the immense time scale of evolution and relating it to the cyclic time scale of the natural changes observed within one generation. It discusses the ... More


Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Krista Lysack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What does it mean to feel time, to sense its passing along the sinews and nerves of the body as much as the synapses of the mind? And how do books, as material arrangements of print and paper, ... More


Willem de Sitter and the Expanding Universe

Helge Kragh

in Masters of the Universe: Conversations with Cosmologists of the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198722892
eISBN:
9780191789564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722892.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The interview with the eminent Dutch astronomer Willem de Sitter took place in Leiden in 1933, at a time when the expanding universe was accepted by many astronomers. De Sitter looked back to the ... More


Modernism and Time Machines

Charles M. Tung

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474431330
eISBN:
9781474465045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernism and Time Machines places the fascination with time in canonical works of twentieth-century literature and art side-by-side with the rise of time-travel narratives and alternate histories in ... More


Self-Regulation of Ocean Composition by the Biosphere

Lee R. Kump

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter explores the host of mechanisms involving biological and physical processes in the context of the evolution of ocean chemistry on geologic time scales. Large fluctuations in the salinity ... More


The Discovery of Slowness in Music

Alexander Rehding

in Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the question of slowness in music by focusing on the Halberstadt John Cage Organ Project (2001) and 9 Beet Stretch (2002). It considers a number of projects that involve ... More


The Context of Competition

Martin Shubik and Eric Smith

in The Guidance of an Enterprise Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034630
eISBN:
9780262337540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034630.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter sets the context for the book. We note the purpose of economics should be to describe concepts and models that can be made consistent with sound scientific understanding of the other ... More


The Music of the 1740s

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyses the musical compositions of George Frideric Handel during the 1740s. The decade marked the emergence of a creative period that saw oratorio-type masterworks follow each other, ... More


Retrospect and Prospect

John Davies

in Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198726494
eISBN:
9780191793301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726494.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks back—and forward—to review how network analysis might be used as a means to overcome areas of activity neglected within the traditional discourses of Greek history. After reviewing ... More


View: