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Detection with slow rate of onset

L. Weiskrantz

in Blindsight: A Case Study and Implications

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521921
eISBN:
9780191706226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521921.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Because there were some conditions under which D. B. spoke of a ‘feeling of movement’ when stimuli were turned on abruptly, the question arose as to whether this would still be true with gradual ... More


An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis

J. N. Reddy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198525295
eISBN:
9780191711671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525295.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book presents the theory and computer implementation of the finite element method as applied to nonlinear problems of heat transfer and similar field problems, fluid mechanics (flows of ... More


Transient temperature effects in a pendulum

Robert James Matthys

in Accurate Clock Pendulums

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529712
eISBN:
9780191712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529712.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter describes some transient temperature measurements made on a pendulum with a quartz pendulum rod. Time offset error occurs because different parts of the pendulum change temperature at ... More


Tradeoffs and biodiversity

David M. Wilkinson

in Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Tradeoffs are a fundamental aspect of biodiversity as they prevent a few species from monopolizing the planet. Well-known ecological concepts, such as the niche, only make sense in the context of ... More


The Perception of Quality: Auditory Timbre

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The sound reaching the observer is the result of the discrete frequency source excitation being filtered by the sound body resonances, analogous to that for color stimuli. However, the interactive ... More


Markov Processes

M. Vidyasagar

in Hidden Markov Processes: Theory and Applications to Biology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133157
eISBN:
9781400850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133157.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter deals with Markov processes. It first defines the “Markov property” and shows that all the relevant information about a Markov process assuming values in a finite set of cardinality n ... More


Multi‐dimensional Poverty

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The concept of subjective poverty developed in Chapter 15 is now extended to a multidimensional concept of poverty. Subjective poverty dimensions are constructed for e.g., health, leisure, and ... More


Dynamics of fission at finite temperature

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter presents basic schemes of deriving rate formulas from Fokker-Planck equations, following Kramers and Langer but accounting for variable transport coefficients. Langer's derivation ... More


The sustained–transient channel approach to visual masking: an updated model

Bruno G. Breitmeyer and Haluk ÖĞmen

in Visual Masking: Time slices through conscious and unconscious vision

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198530671
eISBN:
9780191728204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530671.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the sustained-transient channel approach to visual masking. First, it presents neurophysiological data on primate parvocellular and magnocellular pathways and their cortical ... More


Population inversion mechanisms in gas lasers

Alan Corney

in Atomic and Laser Spectroscopy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211456
eISBN:
9780191705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211456.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the reasons why a population inversion is required to obtain optical frequency amplification by stimulated emission. The effects of homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadening are ... More


Transport at electrodes

Kyösti Kontturi, Lasse Murtomäki, and José A. Manzanares

in Ionic Transport Processes: in Electrochemistry and Membrane Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533817
eISBN:
9780191714825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533817.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter is concerned with transport in the vicinity of electrodes, and hence on the coupling between Faradaic electrode processes and mass transport. It covers transport in stationary and ... More


Transient Optical Response

Stephen C. Rand

in Lectures on Light: Nonlinear and Quantum Optics using the Density Matrix

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574872
eISBN:
9780191722219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574872.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Chapter 4 treats the three most important coherent optical transient phenomena using primarily the Bloch vector model. One section is devoted to each effect: nutation, free induction decay (FID), and ... More


Effects of epileptiform EEG discharges on cognitive function

Albert P. Aldenkamp

in Epilepsy and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the evidence on the cognitive impact of interictal epileptiform electroencephalogram (EEG) discharges. Such cognitive impairment has a direct or more remote relation to episodes ... More


The Hippocampus in Neurological Disease

Thorsten Bartsch

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

The hippocampus, and in particular the CA1 region, is vulnerable to metabolic stress. This affection can be observed in acute neurological disorders such as ischaemia, limbic encephalitis, ... More


“Uncle Sam’s Wayside Inns”: Transient Narratives and the Sexual Politics of the Emergent Welfare State

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the sexual politics of the emergent welfare state by focusing on narratives of transient sex. Throughout the Depression years, sensational accounts of transient “perversions” ... More


Transient response of a pendulum to temperature change

Robert James Matthys

in Accurate Clock Pendulums

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529712
eISBN:
9780191712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529712.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter describes the transient response of a pendulum to a step change in temperature and explains how to eliminate the resulting permanent time error. The permanent time error can be zeroed ... More


How to Find a Tritan Line

H. E. Smithson, P. Sumner, and J. D. Mollon

in Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525301
eISBN:
9780191584947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter proposes transient tritanopia as an effective method for locating an individual's tritan line. The method has several practical advantages. Firstly, the procedure can be carried out ... More


On the Physical Correlates of Timbre: (1965)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney discusses the physical correlates of timbre using the digital computer technique developed at the Bell Telephone Laboratories. His intention is to synthesize a large class of timbres, ... More


America's Transient Mental Illness: A Brief History of the Self-Traumatized Perpetrator

Allan Young

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses the concept of “transient mental illness.” It outlines the specific constellation of psychiatric, political, and social processes that are slowly leading to a new category of ... More


3 Chain dynamics

C. M. Roland

in Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571574
eISBN:
9780191728976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571574.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The slow dynamics of polymer chains involves extended spatial scales, exceeding many repeat units and making the behavior largely independent of chemical structure. This universality allows modeling ... More


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