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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Mammals

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Mammals

Philip C. Withers, Christine E. Cooper, Shane K. Maloney, Francisco Bozinovic, and Ariovaldo P. Cruz Neto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199642717
eISBN:
9780191830334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642717.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This book describes the physiology of mammals in an ecological and environmental context. It first describes the basic bauplan and history of living mammals from an evolutionary viewpoint. General ... More

Gödel's DisjunctionThe scope and limits of mathematical knowledge

Gödel's Disjunction: The scope and limits of mathematical knowledge

Leon Horsten and Philip Welch (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759591
eISBN:
9780191820373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759591.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The logician Kurt Gödel in 1951 established a disjunctive thesis about the scope and limits of mathematical knowledge: either the mathematical mind is equivalent to a Turing machine (i.e., a ... More

4-Manifolds

4-Manifolds

Selman Akbulut

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784869
eISBN:
9780191827136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784869.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book present the topology of smooth 4-manifolds in an intuitive self-contained way. The handlebody theory, and the seiberg-witten theory of 4-manifolds are presented. Also stein and symplectic ... More

Cerebral CortexPrinciples of Operation

Cerebral Cortex: Principles of Operation

Edmund T. Rolls

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784852
eISBN:
9780191836299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784852.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The aim of this book is to provide insight into the principles of operation of the cerebral cortex. These principles are key to understanding how we, as humans, function. There have been few previous ... More

Retirement System Risk ManagementImplications of the New Regulatory Order

Retirement System Risk Management: Implications of the New Regulatory Order

Olivia S. Mitchell, Raimond Maurer, and J. Michael Orszag (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198787372
eISBN:
9780191835483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787372.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In the wake of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, lawmakers and regulators around the world have changed the playbook for how banks and other financial institutions must manage ... More

Interpreting Epidemiologic EvidenceConnecting Research to Applications

Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence: Connecting Research to Applications

David A. Savitz and Gregory A. Wellenius

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190243777
eISBN:
9780190243807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243777.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence offers those who have had an introductory course in epidemiology the knowledge they need to make clear connections from research findings to practical ... More

Dividends of DevelopmentSecurities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Mary A. O’Sullivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This book, Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of US Capitalism, 1866–1922, explains how securities markets became central to the institutional fabric of US capitalism. After ... More

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Peter J. Neumann, Theodore G. Ganiats, Louise B. Russell, Gillian D. Sanders, and Joanna E. Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As healthcare costs rise in the United States, debate is ongoing over how to obtain better value for dollars spent. In this context, the use of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is more compelling ... More

The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry

The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry

I. David Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198742951
eISBN:
9780191802935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742951.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The bond valence model is a version of the ionic model in which the chemical constraints are expressed in terms of localized chemical bonds formed by the valence charge of the atoms. Theorems derived ... More

The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages

The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages

Astrid De Wit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759539
eISBN:
9780191820250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759539.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book analyzes the interaction between present-tense marking and aspect in English, French, the English-based Surinamese creole language Sranan, and a variety of Slavic languages (Russian, ... More

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