## From the Magic Mountain to a Dying Homeless Man and His Dog:: Imposing Isolation And Treatment In Tuberculosis Care

*Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith*

### in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195335842
- eISBN:
- 9780199868926
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0009
- Subject:
- Philosophy, General

This chapter uses the example of a homeless man with multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis to explore ethical conflicts that arise between the public health officers' emphasis on “control-the-vector” ... More

## Parallel Scientific Computation: A Structured Approach using BSP and MPI

*Rob H. Bisseling*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198529392
- eISBN:
- 9780191712869
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529392.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book explains the use of the bulk synchronous parallel (BSP) model and the BSPlib communication library in parallel algorithm design and parallel programming. The main topics treated in the book ... More

## Likelihood-Based Inference in Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Models

*Søren Johansen*

- Published in print:
- 1995
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198774501
- eISBN:
- 9780191596476
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198774508.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This monograph is concerned with the statistical analysis of multivariate systems of non‐stationary time series of type I(1). It applies the concepts of cointegration and common trends in the ... More

## Reforming the German Civil Servant Pension Plan

*Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Ralph Rogalla*

### in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199573349
- eISBN:
- 9780191721946
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0009
- Subject:
- Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter analyzes the risks and rewards of moving from an unfunded defined benefit pension system to a funded plan for civil servants in Germany, allowing for alternative portfolio mixes using a ... More

## Introduction

*Patrick Rebuschat, Martin Rohrmeier, John A. Hawkins, and Ian Cross*

### in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199553426
- eISBN:
- 9780191731020
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553426.003.0015
- Subject:
- Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter is an introduction to Section 3 (Learning of processing), covering Chapters 16–20. In the next chapter, the target article, the argument frames musical communication as an alignment of ... More

## Classification

*Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, Alexander Gray, Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, and Alexander Gray*

### in Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy: A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691151687
- eISBN:
- 9781400848911
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691151687.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 6 described techniques for estimating joint probability distributions from multivariate data sets and for identifying the inherent clustering within the properties of sources. This approach ... More

## Vector analysis and complex algebra

*Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper*

### in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199559046
- eISBN:
- 9780191595028
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter introduces the essential mathematics of diffraction. Initially the concept of a vector is presented along with the mathematical operations which we can perform on vector quantities ... More

## Patterns of dispersal from entire plants

*Roger Cousens, Calvin Dytham, and Richard Law*

### in Dispersal in Plants: A Population Perspective

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199299126
- eISBN:
- 9780191715006
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299126.003.0005
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses approaches that have been used to understand how particular shapes and scales of propagule distributions arise around a parent plant. It begins by contrasting two different ... More

## Liquid Crystals and Harmonic Maps in Polyhedral Domains

*Apala Majumdar, Jonathan Robbins, and Maxim Zyskin*

### in Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199239252
- eISBN:
- 9780191716911
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239252.003.0014
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

This chapter is concerned with harmonic maps from a polyhedron to the unit two-sphere, which provide a model of nematic liquid crystals in bistable displays. This chapter looks at the Dirichlet ... More

## Applications of the Frobenius number

*J. L. Ramírez Alfonsín*

### in The Diophantine Frobenius Problem

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568209
- eISBN:
- 9780191718229
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568209.003.0008
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Algebra, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter presents a number of applications of FP to a variety of problems. The complexity analysis of the Shellsort method was not well understood until J. Incerpi and R. Sedgewick nicely ... More

## DEPTH-BOUNDED SEARCH TREES

*Rolf Niedermeier*

### in Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0008
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter presents the second very basic design technique for fixed-parameter algorithms: depth-bounded search trees. It starts with simple observations and some basic definitions and facts, ... More

## Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, and Biocontrol: New Alliances Between Old Friends

*Peter G. Kevan, Jean-Pierre Kapongo, Mohammad Al-mazra'awi, and Les Shipp*

### in Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195316957
- eISBN:
- 9780199871575
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.003.0005
- Subject:
- Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Pollinator Biocontrol Vector Technology is a novel application strategy using bees for the delivery of microbial control agents. This technology has been demonstrated for the control of seed set in ... More

## The Fundamental Theorem of Linear Algebra

*Gidon Eshel*

### in Spatiotemporal Data Analysis

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691128917
- eISBN:
- 9781400840632
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691128917.003.0010
- Subject:
- Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter summarizes pictorially some of the linear algebraic foundations discussed thus far by revisiting the fundamental theorem of linear algebra, the unifying view of matrices, vectors, and ... More

## VECTOR FIELDS AND FLOW EQUATIONS

*Terry Lyons and Zhongmin Qian*

### in System Control and Rough Paths

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506485
- eISBN:
- 9780191709395
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506485.003.0007
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter studies spaces of paths as geometric objects in their own right, and particularly looks at the possibility of constructing interesting and mathematically meaningful vector fields on ... More

## MODIFYING THE RANK 2 AMALGAM

*A. A. Ivanov*

### in The Fourth Janko Group

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198527596
- eISBN:
- 9780191713163
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This section modifies the classical amalgam H to obtain the amalgam G which eventually leads to J4. The core of the modification is a triple isomorphism which explains the non-vanishing cohomology of ... More

## SPARSE MATRIX–VECTOR MULTIPLICATION

*Rob H. Bisseling*

### in Parallel Scientific Computation: A Structured Approach using BSP and MPI

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198529392
- eISBN:
- 9780191712869
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529392.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter introduces irregular algorithms and presents the example of multiplying a sparse matrix with a vector, which is the central operation in iterative solvers for linear systems and ... More

## MATHEMATICAL PRELIMINARIES

*Eduard Feireisl*

### in Dynamics of Viscous Compressible Fluids

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528388
- eISBN:
- 9780191713590
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528388.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

The basic mathematical concepts used in the book are presumed in this chapter. The necessary function spaces framework — Lebesgue spaces, Sobolev spaces, and spaces of continuous functions — are ... More

## Artificial likelihoods and estimating functions

*Christopher G. Small and Jinfang Wang*

### in Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Estimating Equations

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506881
- eISBN:
- 9780191709258
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506881.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter discusses the problem of root selection using artificial objective functions associated with an estimating function; the artificial likelihoods discussed in this chapter share many ... More

## The Biology of Temporary Waters

*D. Dudley Williams*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528128
- eISBN:
- 9780191713538
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.001.0001
- Subject:
- Biology, Aquatic Biology

Temporary waters are found throughout the world, including intermittent streams and ponds, episodic rain puddles, seasonal limestone lakes, and the water-retaining structures of plants, such as ... More

## Classical Scattering Theory

*Peter Monk*

### in Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198508885
- eISBN:
- 9780191708633
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508885.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter presents basic tools for studying the scattering problem. The Stratton-Chu integral representation of the electromagnetic field is derived as well as the far field pattern of the ... More