## Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

*D. Huybrechts*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199296866
- eISBN:
- 9780191711329
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book provides a systematic exposition of the theory of Fourier-Mukai transforms from an algebro-geometric point of view. Assuming a basic knowledge of algebraic geometry, the key aspect of this ... More

## Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

*Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566656
- eISBN:
- 9780191718014
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This text focuses on mathematical and numerical techniques for the simulation of magnetohydrodynamic phenomena, with an emphasis on the magnetohydrodynamics of liquid metals, on two-fluid flows, and ... More

## MORE HOMOGENIZATION PROBLEMS

*Andrea Braides*

### in Gamma-Convergence for Beginners

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198507840
- eISBN:
- 9780191709890
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507840.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter describes the interaction between homogenization and surface terms using three examples. It shows that in some regimes, there is a separation of scales, while in other regimes the two ... More

## Derived Categories of Surfaces

*D. Huybrechts*

### in Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199296866
- eISBN:
- 9780191711329
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.003.0012
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter completes the classification of algebraic surfaces from the point of view of their derived categories. Abelian, K3, and elliptic surfaces play a special role. For all other surfaces, the ... More

## Contributions to a Histological Localization of the Cerebral Cortex. Communication: The Division of the Human Cortex (1908)

*Korbinian Brodmann*

### in Broca's Region

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195177640
- eISBN:
- 9780199864799
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0021
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a paper published by Korbinian Brodmann in 1908, which contains the first complete description of a parcellation of the whole cortical surface, one that is still widely used ... More

## Part II—Introduction

*Yuval Ginbar*

### in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199540914
- eISBN:
- 9780191716256
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0007
- Subject:
- Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces Part II, examining the ticking bomb question as one of public, practical, morality in the real world, namely whether it is morally justifiable for democratic states facing ... More

## Physics of Ice

*Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198518945
- eISBN:
- 9780191707247
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Ice is one of the most abundant and environmentally important materials on Earth, and its unique and intriguing physical properties present fascinating areas of study. This book takes as its subject ... More

## NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TWO-FLUID PROBLEMS

*Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre*

### in Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566656
- eISBN:
- 9780191718014
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter deals with the discretization issues raised by multifluid magnetohydrodynamics problems. The additional difficulty compared to those in Chapter 3, is the presence of one (or many) free ... More

## Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

*Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199203864
- eISBN:
- 9780191708251
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203864.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book deals with a central topic at the interface of chemistry and physics — the understanding of how the transformation of matter takes place at the atomic level. Building on the laws of ... More

## THE VIRTUES OF CRACKED REASONING

*Mark Wilson*

### in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- January 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199269259
- eISBN:
- 9780191710155
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Drawing upon the rich experience gathered within applied mathematics, various ‘facade patterns’ are examined that frequently develop when an originating usage enlarges its descriptive scope through ... More

## Complex Ball Quotients and Line Arrangements in the Projective Plane (MN-51)

*Paula Tretkoff*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691144771
- eISBN:
- 9781400881253
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691144771.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book introduces the theory of complex surfaces through a comprehensive look at finite covers of the projective plane branched along line arrangements. It emphasizes those finite coverings that ... More

## Macular Pigment: Nature’s Notch Filter

*J. D. Moreland and S. Westland*

### 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/9780198525301.003.0028
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Macular pigment (MP) is a natural filter with ‘notch’ transmission characteristics. This chapter examines the effects of MP on surface colours in Normal and Anomalous Trichromats for a database of ... More

## Cues and Pseudocues in Texture and Shape Perception

*Michael S. Landy, Yun-Xian Ho, Sascha Serwe, Julia Trommershäuser, and Laurence T. Maloney*

### in Sensory Cue Integration

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780195387247
- eISBN:
- 9780199918379
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0014
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews experimental evidence concerning the use of pseudocues in the perception of 3D scene properties such as roughness and depth. In the first two experiments, observers judged ... More

## Algebraic Surfaces and the Miyaoka-Yau Inequality

*Paula Tretkoff*

### in Complex Ball Quotients and Line Arrangements in the Projective Plane (MN-51)

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691144771
- eISBN:
- 9781400881253
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691144771.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter discusses complex algebraic surfaces, with particular emphasis on the Miyaoka-Yau inequality and the rough classification of surfaces. Every complex algebraic surface is birationally ... More

## Types of disparity

*Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers*

### in Binocular Vision and Stereopsis

- Published in print:
- 1996
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195084764
- eISBN:
- 9780199871049
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084764.003.0007
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of monocular and binocular coordinate systems, projection surfaces and camera calibration, and the concept of disparity. It then covers disparity on slanted ... More

## Future directions in polar limnology

*Johanna Laybourn-Parry and Warwick F. Vincent*

### in Polar Lakes and Rivers: Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199213887
- eISBN:
- 9780191707506
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213887.003.0017
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Biology

This concluding chapter identifies some of the emerging concepts and technologies that will drive future advances in polar limnology. These include the increased awareness of climate and related ... More

## Sasakian Geometry in Dimensions 3 and 5

*Charles P. Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki*

### in Sasakian Geometry

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198564959
- eISBN:
- 9780191713712
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter describes Sasakian geometry in low dimensions. In dimension three there is a complete classification; dimension five is large enough to be interesting, yet small enough to hope for some ... More

## On the Stochastic Burgers Equation and Some Applications to Turbulence and Astrophysics

*A.D. Neate and A. Truman*

### 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/9780199239252.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

This chapter summarises a selection of results on the inviscid limit of the stochastic Burgers equation emphasising geometric properties of the caustic, Maxwell set and Hamilton-Jacobi level surfaces ... More

## Experience Primes Infants to Individuate Objects: Illuminating Learning Mechanisms

*Teresa Wilcox and Rebecca Woods*

### in Learning and the Infant Mind

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195301151
- eISBN:
- 9780199894246
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0005
- Subject:
- Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Increased attention has been given toward understanding the reasons that infants are more sensitive to some types of information than to others, and how infants come to identify new sources of ... More

## Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

*Chih-Ming Ho (ed.)*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199219698
- eISBN:
- 9780191594229
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

A universal goal of technological development is the enrichment of human life. The fast developments of nano/micro technologies enable us to directly handle a single cell or a single molecule. This ... More