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Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics

Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics: Theory and Applications

Peter Grindrod

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725091
eISBN:
9780191792526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725091.001.0001

This book presents analytics within a framework of mathematical theory and concepts, building upon firm theory and foundations of probability theory, graphs, and networks, random matrices, linear ... More

The New Statistics with R

The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andy Hector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729051
eISBN:
9780191795855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.001.0001

Statistics is a fundamental component of the scientific toolbox, but learning the basics of this area of mathematics is one of the most challenging parts of a research training. This book gives an ... More

One Nation Under Stress

One Nation Under Stress: The Trouble with Stress as an Idea

Dana Becker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199742912
eISBN:
9780190258436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199742912.001.0001

Everyone is talking about stress. From 1970 to 1980, 2,326 academic articles appeared with the word “stress” in the title. In the decade between 2000 and 2010 that number jumped to 21,750. Has life ... More

The Making of the Odyssey

The Making of the Odyssey

M. L. West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198718369
eISBN:
9780191787652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718369.001.0001

The book is a close study of the background, composition, and artistry of the Homeric Odyssey. Following a preliminary investigation of the traditions that lie behind the poem (the origins of the ... More

Juvenal and the Satiric Emotions

Juvenal and the Satiric Emotions

Catherine Keane

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199981892
eISBN:
9780190226053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981892.001.0001

In his sixteen Satires, the Roman poet Juvenal explores the emotional provocations and pleasures associated with social criticism and mockery, drawing on a diverse array of Greco-Roman treatments of ... More

Exhortations to Philosophy

Exhortations to Philosophy: The Protreptics of Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle

James Henderson Collins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358595
eISBN:
9780199358618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358595.001.0001

In fourth-century BCE Athens, the first professional philosophers developed different strategies to market their respective disciplines. Using different genres and discourses, they forged the ... More

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

Lars Fogelin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199948215
eISBN:
9780190234157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948215.001.0001

This book provides a survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century BCE, through its ascendance in the first millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the ... More

Sounds French

Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities and Pop Music in France, 1958-1980

Jonathyne Briggs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199377060
eISBN:
9780199377091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377060.001.0001

This book reveals how French society mediated the challenges of globalization through the consumption and production of popular music, itself increasingly an expression of globalized ... More

Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHC

Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHC: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 97, August 2011

Laurent Baulieu, Karim Benakli, Michael R. Douglas, Bruno Mansoulie, Eliezer Rabinovici, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727965
eISBN:
9780191794278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727965.001.0001

This book is based on lectures at the Les Houches Summer School held in August 2011 for an audience of advanced graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in particle physics, theoretical physics, ... More

Fundamentals of Thermoelectricity

Fundamentals of Thermoelectricity

Kamran Behnia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199697663
eISBN:
9780191793462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697663.001.0001

Thermoelectricity refers to the unavoidable entanglement between electrical and thermal flows in any solid hosting mobile electrons. This book is an account of thermoelectric phenomena in metals, ... More

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