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Call number: | 9783319444185:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Space, Time and the Limits of Human Understanding |
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Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XXIII, 530 p. 51 illus p.) |
Contents: | Philosophy: Śrīharṣa on the Indefinability of Time by Jonathan Duquette and Krishnamurti Ramasubramanian -- Why Spacetime Has a Life of its Own by James Robert Brown -- From Time to Time by Nathan Salmon -- Relativity Theory may not |
have the last Word on the Nature of Time: Quantum Theory and Probabilism by Nicholas Maxwell -- Space as a Source and as an Object of Knowledge: The Transformation of the Concept of Space in the Post-Kantian Philosophy of Geometry by | |
Francesca Biagioli -- Space, Time and (how they) Matter by Valia Allori -- The Phenomenology of Space and Time: Husserl, Sartre, Derrida by Hans Herlof Grelland -- Time and Space in Ancient India, Pre-Philosophical Period by Michael | |
Witzel and Nataliya Yanchevskaya -- Time in Physics and Time in Awareness by E. C. G. Sudarshan -- Physics: The Future’s Not Ours to See, by Tony Sudbury -- Nature’s Book Keeping System by Gerard ‘t Hooft -- An anomaly in space and | |
time and the origin of dynamics by Joan A. Vaccaro -- Spacetime and Reality: Facing the Ultimate Judge by Vesselin Petkov -- Hermann Weyl’s Space-Time Geometry and its Impact on Theories of Fundamental Interactions by Norbert Straumann | |
-- Space, Time, and Adynamical Explanation in the Relational Blockworld by W.M. Stuckey, Michael Silberstein, and Timothy McDevitt -- Matter, Space, Time, and Motion: A Unified Gravitational Perspective by C. S. Unnikrishnan -- | |
Spacetime is Doomed by George Musser -- Mathematics: Geometry and Physical Space by Mary Leng -- The Geometry of Manifolds and the Perception of Space by Raymond O. Wells, Jr -- Topos Theoretic Approach to Space and Time by Goro C. | |
Kato -- Paradox? The Mathematics of Space-Time and the Limits of Human Understanding by Paul Ernest -- General Relativity, Time, and Determinism by James Isenberg -- “Now” has an infinitesimal positive duration by Reuben Hersh -- The | |
Fundamental Problem of Dynamics by Julian Barbour -- What’s wrong with the Platonic ideal of space and time? by Lorenzo Sadun -- Biology/Cognitive Science: Syntactic Space by Rajesh Kasturirangan -- Time measurement in living systems: | |
Human understanding and health implications by L Abhilash and Vijay Kumar Sharma -- The cellular space-the space of life by Pier Luigi Luisi -- The consciousness of space, the space of consciousness by Mauro Bergonzi and Pier Luigi | |
Luisi -- Time and Suffering (False metaphors, (de)synchronous times, and internal dynamics) by Norman Sieroka -- Evolutionary Time and the Creation of the Space of Life by Randall E. Auxier -- Computer Science: A computational | |
mathematics view of space, time and complexity by David H. Bailey and Jonathan M. Borwein -- The Black Hole in Mathematics by A. K. Dewdney -- Gödel’s Ontological Dreams by Gary Mar -- ‘Photographing the Footsteps of Time’: Space and | |
Time in Charles Babbage’s Calculating Engines by Doron Swade -- Gödel incompleteness and the empirical sciences by N. C. A. da Costa and F. A. Doria -- Miscellaneous: The Novel and the Map: Spatiotemporal Form and Discourse in Literary | |
Cartography by Robert T. Tally Jr -- Time, Space, and the Human Geographies of Opportunity by Donald G. Janelle -- Losing Time and Space: Experiencing Immersion by Diana J. Reichenbach. < | |
ISBN: | 9783319444185 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Epistemology , Metaphysics , Gravitation , Cosmology , Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Epistemology , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Cosmology , Metaphysics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319270814:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Scientific Models Red Atoms, White Lies and Black Boxes in a Yellow Book |
Author(s): |
Philip Gerlee |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (8 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-27081-4 |
Contents: | Prologue -- History.- Structure, Relation and Use -- Interviews.- Worked Examples -- Epilogue -- Further Reading |
ISBN: | 9783319270814 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical models , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Philosophy of Mathematics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9783319063614:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Reductionism, Emergence and Levels of Reality [electronic resource] : The Importance of Being Borderline |
Author(s): |
Sergio Chibbaro Lamberto Rondoni Angelo Vulpiani |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Scientists have always attempted to explain the world in terms of a few unifying principles. In the fifth century B.C. Democritus boldly claimed that reality is simply a collection of indivisible and eternal parts or atoms. Overthe centuries his doct rine has remained a landmark, and much progress in physics is due to its distinction between subjective perception and objective reality. This book discusses theory reduction in physics, which states that thewhole is nothing more than the sum of its parts : the properties of things are directly determined by their constituent parts. Reductionism deals with the relation between different theories that address different levels of reality, anduses extrapolations to apply that relation in different sciences. R eality shows a complex structure of connections, and the dream of a unified interpretation of all phenomena in several simple laws continues to attract anyone withgenuine philosophical and scientific interests. If the most radical reductionist point of vi ew is correct, the relationship between disciplines is strictly inclusive: chemistry becomes physics, biology becomes chemistry, and so on.Eventually, only one science, indeed just a single theory, would survive, with all others merging in the Theory of E verything. Is the current coexistence of different sciences a mere historical venture which will end when the Theory ofEverything has been established? Can there be a unified description of nature? Rather than an analysis of full reductionism, this book f ocuses on aspects of theory reduction in physics and stimulates reflection on related questions:is there any evidence of actual reduction? Are the examples used in the philosophy of science too simplistic? What has been endangered by the search for (the) ultimate truth? Has the dream of reductionist reason created any monsters?Is big science one such monster? What is the point of embedding science Y within science X, if predictions cannot be made on t |
Contents: | Preface |
A Galilean Dialogue | |
A random journey | |
History | |
Reductionism: the philosophical point of view | |
Reduction in physics and philosophy | |
Emergence | |
A first attempt to tame complexity | |
A short history of statistical mechanics | |
Towards a systematic theory | |
The paradigmatic Brownian motion | |
Critical Phenomena | |
Discussion | |
From microscopic to macroscopic realities | |
The problem of irreversibility | |
Irreversibility and emergence | |
From microscopic to macroscopic equations | |
From atoms to cold fronts | |
Concluding remarks | |
Determinism, chaos and reductionism | |
Ge | |
ISBN: | 9783319063614 |
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Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Science Philosophy , Quantum theory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9781461489634:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Phase Transition Dynamics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Tian Ma Shouhong Wang |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | This book is an introduction to a comprehensive and unified dynamic transition theory for dissipative systems and to applications of the theory to a range of problems in the nonlinear sciences. The main objectives of this book areto introduce a gener al principle of dynamic transitions for dissipative systems, to establish a systematic dynamic transition theory, and to explore the physical implications of applications of the theory to a range of problems in thenonlinear sciences. The basic philosophy of the theory is to search for a complete set of transition states, and the general principle states that dynamic transitions of all dissipative systems can be classified into three categories:continuous, catastrophic and random. The audience for this boo k includes advanced graduate students and researchers in mathematics and physics as well as in other related fields |
Contents: | Users Guide |
General Theory of Phase Transition Dynamics | |
Dynamic Transition Theory | |
Equilibrium Phase Transition in Statistical Physics | |
Fluid Dynamics | |
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Climate Dynamics | |
Dynamical Transitions in Chemistry and Biology | |
References | |
ISBN: | 9781461489634 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Differential equations, partial |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9789400755482:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Complexity in Chemistry and Beyond: Interplay Theory and Experiment [electronic resource] : New and Old Aspects of Complexity in Modern Research |
Author(s): |
Craig Hill Djamaladdin G Musaev |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Complexity occurs in biological and synthetic systems alike. This general phenomenon has been addressed in recent publications by investigators in disciplines ranging from chemistry and biology to psychology and philosophy.Studies of complexity for m olecular scientists have focussed on breaking symmetry, dissipative processes, and emergence. Investigators in the social and medical sciences have focused on neurophenomenology, cognitive approaches andself-consciousness. Complexity in both structure and function is inherent in many scientific disciplines of current significance and also in technologies of current importance that are rapidly evolving to address global societalneeds. Several of these multifaceted scientific disciplines are addressed in th is book including complexity from the general and philosophical perspective, magnetic phenomena, control of self assembly and function in largemulticomponent clusters, application of theory to probe structure and mechanism in highly complex molecular spec ies, and the design of multifunctional nanoscale molecules of value in decontamination and solar fuels research. Eachchapter is both a review and addresses some ongoing challenges, thus each should provide a good preparation for further work in these high ly active areas of research endeavour. |
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Contents: | Challenges of Complexity in Chemistry and Beyond K. Mainzer |
Emergence, breaking symmetry and neurophenomenology as pillars of chemical tenets A. Dei | |
Complexity in Molecular Magnetism D. Gatteschi | |
Rational Design of Single | |
Molecule Magnets T.Glaser | |
Emergence in Inorganic Polyoxometalate Cluster Systems: From Dissipative Dynamics to Artificial Life L. Cronin | |
.The Amazingly Complex Behaviour of Molybdenum Blue Solutions E. Diemann and A. Mller | |
Encapsulated Water Molecules in Polyoxometalates. Insights from Molecular Dynamics P. Mir and C. Bo | |
Organometallic Dendrimers: De | |
ISBN: | 9789400755482 |
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Series: | NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500 |
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Keywords: | Chemistry , Chemistry, inorganic |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9781461421511:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Molecular Theory of the Living Cell [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Sungchul Ji |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Monograph |
Note: | Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection |
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ISBN: | 9781461421511 |
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Keywords: | Biophysics and Biological Physics , Bioorganic Chemistry , Philosophy of Biology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2011-9783642176470:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Risk and Meaning [electronic resource] : Adversaries in Art, Science and Philosophy |
Author(s): |
Nicolas Bouleau |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This richly illustrated book is an exploration of how chance and risk, on the one hand, and meaning or significance on the other, compete for the limelight in art, in philosophy, and in science. In modern society, prudence andprobability calculation permeate our daily lives. Yet it is clear for all to see that neither cautious bank regulations nor mathematics have prevented economic crises from occurring time and again. Nicolas Bouleau argues that it is themeaning we assign to an event that determine s the perceived risk, and that we generally turn a blind eye to this important fact, because the word meaning is itself awkward to explain. He tackles this fundamental question throughexamples taken from cultural fields ranging from painting, architecture , and music, to poetry, biology, and astronomy. This enables the reader to view overwhelming risks in a different light. Bouleau clarifies that the most importantthing in a time of uncertainty is to think of prudence on a higher level, one that truly addr esses the various subjective interpretations of the world |
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Contents: | Entrance: Interpretation and Paradigms |
I. Cicero and Divination | |
II. Cournots Philosophic Probabilities | |
III. Mathematical Probabilities | |
IV. Democracy by Chance | |
V. Gestalt, Structure, Pattern | |
VI. The Third Dimension of Risk | |
VII. ''Modern Architecture | |
VIII. The Ideal City | |
IX.Daring the Abstract in Art | |
X. Saussure or the Dread of Mathematical Probabilities | |
XI. Jacques Monods Roulette | |
XII.From Fortuitism to Animism | |
XIII. The Slip as Fortuity and Meaning | |
XIV. Guessing Astronomy | |
XV. The Legitimacy of Science and Love | |
Hints and Index | |
ISBN: | 9783642176470 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Aesthetics , Genetic epistemology , Distribution (Probability theory) , Arts |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9783540688327:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Historical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Ari Ben-Menahem |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This milestone extensive work combines the essentials of history biography, chronology, political and economic background with the observations, theories, principles, laws and equations that constitute the specifics ofscience. The 5800-page Encyclo pedia arises from the conviction that the optimal perspective on science is through the lens of history, setting aside traditional divisions of discipline and specialty, and rising above geopoliticalboundaries. Reaching from 4,200 BCE to the 21st century CE, the Encyclopedia relates (as the author himself puts it) not only who did it and when it was done but also precisely what was done. The author, Ari Ben-Menahem, surveys100 generations of great thinkers, offering 2070 detailed biographies of scientists , engineers, explorers and inventors, who left their mark on the history of science and technology. The span of coverage is all-encompassing:mathematics, philosophy, logic, physical and environmental sciences (including physics, chemistry, astronomy, eart h and space sciences and cosmology), life sciences (biology, medicine, physiology, botany, zoology and biochemistry),associated engineering disciplines, and the social sciences (among them economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics and mo re). The six-volume Encyclopedia also includes 380 articles summarizing the time-line of ideas inthe leading fields of science, technology, mathematics and philosophy, plus useful tables, figures and photos, and 20 Science Progress Reports detailing scien tific setbacks. Interspersed throughout are quotations, gathered fromthe wit and wisdom of sages, savants and scholars throughout the ages from antiquity to modern times |
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ISBN: | 9783540688327 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Geography , Life sciences , Environmental sciences , Humanities |
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Title: | Model Based Inference in the Life Sciences: A Primer on Evidence [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
David R Anderson |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The abstract concept of information can be quantified and this has led to many important advances in the analysis of data in the empirical sciences. This text focuses on a science philosophy based on multiple workinghypotheses and statistical models to represent them. The fundamental science question relates to the empirical evidence for hypotheses in this seta formal strength of evidence. Kullback-Leibler information is the information lostwhen a model is used to approximate full reality. Hirotugu A kaike found a link between K-L information (a cornerstone of information theory) and the maximized log-likelihood (a cornerstone of mathematical statistics). This combinationhas become the basis for a new paradigm in model based inference. The text advoca tes formal inference from all the hypotheses/models in the a priori setmultimodel inference. This compelling approach allows a simple ranking of thescience hypothesis and their models. Simple methods are introduced for computing the likelihood of model i, given the data the probability of model i, given the data and evidence ratios. These quantities represent a formal strengthof evidence and are easy to compute and understand, given the estimated model parameters and associated quantities (e.g., residual sum of squares, maximized log-likelihood, and covariance matrices). Additional forms of multimodelinference include model averaging, unconditional variances, and ways to rank the relative importance of predictor variables. This textbook is written for peo ple new to the information-theoretic approaches to statistical inference,whether graduate students, post-docs, or professionals in various universities, agencies or institutes. Readers are expected to have a background in general statistical principles, r egression analysis, and some exposure to likelihoodmethods. This is not an elementary text as it assumes reasonable competence in modeling and parameter estimation. DAVID R. ANDERSON retired |
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Contents: | Introduction |
science hypotheses and science philosophy | |
Data and models | |
Information theory and entropy | |
Quantifying the evidence about science hypotheses | |
Multimodel inference | |
Advanced topics | |
Summary | |
ISBN: | 9780387740751 |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Epidemiology , Ecology , Evolution (Biology) , Social sciences Methodology |
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Title: | Adaptivity and Learning An Interdisciplinary Debate |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (403 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-05594-6 |
Contents: | Adaptivity and Learning — an Interdisciplinary Debate -- I Biology and Behaviour of Adaptation and Learning -- Biology of Adaptation and Learning -- The Adaptive Properties of the Phosphate Uptake System of Cyanobacteria: Information |
Storage About Environmental Phosphate Supply -- Cognitive Architecture of a Mini-Brain -- Cerebral Mechanisms of Learning Revealed by Functional Neuroimaging in Humans -- Creating Presence by Bridging Between the Past and the Future: | |
the Role of Learning and Memory for the Organization of Life -- II Physics Approach to Learning — Neural Networks and Statistics -- The Physics Approach to Learning in Neural Networks -- Statistical Physics of Learning and | |
Generalization -- The Statistical Physics of Learning: Phase Transitions and Dynamical Symmetry Breaking -- The Complexity of Learning with Supportvector Machines — A Statistical Physics Study -- III Mathematical Models of Learning -- | |
Mathematics Approach to Learning -- Learning and the Art of Fault-Tolerant Guesswork -- Perspectives on Learning Symbolic Data with Connectionistic Systems -- Statistical Learning and Kernel Methods -- Inductive Versus Approximative | |
Learning -- IV Learning by Experience -- Learning by Experience -- Learning by Experience from Others — Social Learning and Imitation in Animals and Robots -- Reinforcement Learning: a Brief Overview -- A Simple Model for Learning from | |
Unspecific Reinforcement -- V Human-Like Cognition and AI Learning -- Aspects of Human-Like Cognition and AI Learning -- Making Robots Learn to See -- Using Machine Learning Techniques in Complex Multi-Agent Domains -- Learning | |
Similarities for Informally Defined Objects -- Semiotic Cognitive Information Processing: Learning to Understand Discourse. A Systemic Model of Meaning Constitution | |
ISBN: | 9783662055946 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy , Computers , Evolutionary biology , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Control engineering , Robotics , Mechatronics , Physics , Physics, general , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Control, Robotics, Mechatronics , Computing Methodologies , Philosophy, general , Evolutionary Biology |
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Title: | The Physicists’ View of Nature Part 2: The Quantum Revolution |
Author(s): |
Amit Goswami |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (343 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-0527-3 |
Contents: | 1 From Classical Physics to Quantum Physics: A Still Aborning Paradigm Shift -- 2 Can We Determine the Metaphysics Underlying Reality? -- 3 Planck Takes a Quantum Leap -- 4 Einstein’s Photons -- 5 The Bohr Atom -- 6 The Discovery of |
Quantum Mechanics -- 7 Possibility Waves, Uncertainty, and Complementarity -- 8 The Copenhagen Interpretation -- 9 Atoms and Light -- 10 Atoms and Chemistry -- 11 The World of Nuclei -- 12 Elementary Particle Physics: The Quest for | |
Elementarity -- 13 More Quantum Technology: Solid State Physics -- 14 Quantum Nonlocality -- 15 The Paradox of Schrödinger’s Cat -- 16 Speculations About the Brain: Consciousness Within the Quantum -- 17 Consciousness Enters Physics -- | |
18 The Idealist Interpretation -- 19 A Summary Tour of Quantumland -- 20 From Deep to Deeper to Deepest Ecology -- 21 The reconciliation with David Bohm’s Physics -- 22 The Gifts of Quantum Physics -- 23 Quantum Creativity -- 24 | |
Integrating Dualities -- 25 Quantum Cosmology and Consciousness -- 26 Anomalies in Biology and the Need for a Paradigm Shift -- 27 Toward a Paradigm Shift in Biology -- 28 What Is Life? -- 29 The Quantum Theory of Punctuated | |
Equilibrium -- 30 Evolution and Morphogenesis -- 31 Creativity in Biological Systems -- 32 Consciousness and Evolution -- 33 The Challenge of Trans-Modernism -- 34 Epilogue: God and the Physicists* View of Nature | |
ISBN: | 9781461505273 |
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Keywords: | Physics , History , Philosophy and science , Quantum physics , Physics , Physics, general , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , History, general , Philosophy of Science , Quantum Physics |
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Title: | Essays on the Future In Honor of Nick Metropolis |
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Date: | 2000 |
Size: | 1 online resource (276 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-0777-1 |
Contents: | I. The Future of Nuclear Power -- II. The Nature of Informational Modeling -- III. Long Time, No See Categorization in Information Science -- IV. The Once and Future Role for Approximate Calculations -- V. Possible Future Trends in |
Relativity -- VI. The Future of Libraries -- VII. The Future of Physics Information Hiding -- VIII. The Monte Carlo Method in Mathematical Finance -- IX. A Future Basis for National Security and International Policy Fresh Water -- X. | |
On the Future of Combinatorics -- XI. Apocalypticism, One-Time Events, and Scientific Rationality -- XII. The Future of Russian Science and Technology Some Personal Impressions -- XIII. The Future of Differential Equations -- XIV. The | |
Future of Quantum Theory of Angular Momentum Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics -- XV. Cancer and the Future -- XVI. Cancer Treatment with Nuclear Particles -- XVII. On Pure and Applied Mathematics -- XVIII. The ‘Legion of Science’ | |
Another Way of Exploiting Computer Technology for Scientific Discovery -- XIX. Future Issues in Philosophy -- XX. The Enjoyment of Surprises -- XXI. The Future of Western Civilization -- XXII. Mathematical Sciences and The New Biology | |
ISBN: | 9781461207771 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Mathematics , History , Nuclear physics , Heavy ions , Hadrons , Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons , Physics, general |
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Title: | Bootstrapping and Related Techniques Proceedings of an International Conference, Held in Trier, FRG, June 4–8, 1990 |
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Date: | 1992 |
Size: | 1 online resource (247 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-48850-4 |
Contents: | Random Number Generation (1) -- Principles for generating Non-Uniform Random Numbers (invited) -- Special Methods for pseudorandom Number Generation (invited) -- Monte-Carlo-Techniques in Inferential Statistics (2) -- Designing |
Bootstrap Prediction Regions (invited) -- The Generalized Bootstrap (invited) -- Simulation-Based Multiple Comparisons: Background, Philosophy and Extensions to the Multivariate General Linear Model (invited) -- Applications of Monte | |
Carlo Methods in Spatial and Image Analysis (invited) -- Bootstrap Bands for Confidence and Prediction Regions (3) -- Confidence Bands for Probability Distributions on Vapnik-Chervonenkis Classes of Sets in Arbitrary Sample Spaces | |
Using the Bootstrap -- Bootstrap Confidence Bands (invited) -- Applying the Bootstrap to Generate Confidence Regions in Multiple Correspondence Analysis -- Bootstrap for Statistical Tests (4) -- Permutation versus Bootstrap | |
Significance Tests in Multiple Regression and Anova -- Nonparametric Bootstrap Tests: Some Applications -- A Class of Combinations of Dependent Tests by a Resampling Procedure -- Bootstrap for Time Series (5) -- A Bootstrap Approach | |
for Nonlinear Autoregressions — Some Preliminary Results -- Bootstrap procedures For AR ( ) — processes -- Bootstrapping some Statistics useful in Identifying Anna Models -- Bootstrap Approximations to Prediction Intervals for | |
Explosive AR(1)-Processes (invited) -- Bootstrap for Linear Models (6) -- Search for a Break in the Portuguese GDP 1833–1985 with Bootstrap Methods -- One-step Bootstrapping in Generalized Linear Models -- Bootstrap for Mean and | |
Covariance Structure Models (invited) -- Bootstrap: Selected Topics (7) -- On the Bayesian Bootstrap -- Bootstrapping the Sample Quantile: A Survey (invited) -- Bootstrapping Conditional Curves (invited) -- Resampling Stochastic | |
Processes using a Bootstrap Approach -- Applications in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (8) -- Exploring Heterogeneous Risk Structure: Comparison of a Bootstrapped Model Selection and Nonparametric Classification Technique -- | |
Bootstrapping Current Life Table Estimators -- Jackknifing Estimators of a Common Odds Ratio from Several 2 X 2 Tables (invited) -- An Application of the Bootstrap in Clinical Chemistry -- Applications of Monte-Carlo-Techniques (9) -- | |
Computer aided Simulation Analysis (CASA) in order to test Cost-Effectiveness of Drugs using the Example of Ceftriaxone (Rocephin) -- Some Modelling and Simulation Issues Related to Bootstrapping (invited) -- Supercomputers for Monte | |
Carlo Simulation: Cross-Validation Versus RAO’s Test in Multivariate Regression (invited) | |
ISBN: | 9783642488504 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems: 376 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Probabilities , Biomathematics , Statistics , Economic theory , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Statistics, general , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1990-9789400906198:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Statistics in Science The Foundations of Statistical Methods in Biology, Physics and Economics |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (200 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-0619-8 |
Contents: | Method, Theory, and Statistics: The Lesson of Physics -- The Theory of Natural Selection as a Null Theory -- Causality and Exogeneity in econometric models -- Statistics in Expert Resolution: A Theory of Weights for Combining Expert |
Opinion -- Short and Long Term Survival Analysis in Oncological Research -- A Statistical Approach to the Study of Pollen Fitness -- Statistics in Genetics: Human Migrations Detected by Multivariate Techniques -- Quantum Probability | |
and the Foundations of Quantum Theory -- Indistinguishability, Interchangeability and Indeterminism -- The Non Frequency Approach to Elementary Particle Statistics -- Name Index | |
ISBN: | 9789400906198 |
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Series: | Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science: 122 |
Keywords: | Statistics , History , Philosophy and science , Biology , Statistics , Statistics, general , Philosophy of Science , History, general , Philosophy of Biology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1983-9781468488302:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Old and New Questions in Physics, Cosmology, Philosophy, and Theoretical Biology Essays in Honor of Wolfgang Yourgrau |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1983 |
Size: | 1 online resource (920 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4684-8830-2 |
Contents: | A: Current Problems in Physics and Cosmology -- 1 • On The Connections Between PICO- and Mega-Cosmos (According To The Unification and Geometrization Suggested by Einstein, Eddington, and Schrödinger -- 2 • The Zitterbewegung and The |
Einstein A Coefficient of Spontaneous Emission -- 3 • Supersymmetry Groups -- 4 • Relativistic Phase Space Arising out of the Dirac Algebra -- 5 • Why Mourn the Passing of Determinacy -- 6 • On The True Ideas Underlying Wave Mechanics | |
-- 7 • CPT Invariance as Basic for Interpreting Quantum Mechanics -- 8 • The Hilbert Space Axiom in Quantum Mechanics -- 9 • The Cyclotron-Soliton Model of Terrestrial Kilometric Radiation -- 10 • Clumpy Irregular Galaxies: A Progress | |
Report -- 11 • The Aporias of Cosmology and The Attempts at Overcoming Them by Nonstandard Models -- 12 • On Relativistic Quantum Theory -- 13 • Vacuum Tunneling in Static Space-Times -- 14 • On The Extensions of General Relativity -- | |
15 • Status and Perspectives of Cosmology -- 16 • The Connection Between The Objective Description of Macrosystems and Quantum Mechanics of “ Many Particles” -- 17 • The Current Theory of Strong interactions and The Problem of Quark | |
Confinement -- 18 • Statistical Inference by Minimal Bures Distances -- 19 • The Knots of Quantum Thermodynamics -- 20 • About The Facts of Cosmological Significance -- 21 • Stochastic Interpretation of Relativistic Quantum Equations | |
-- 22 • New Quantum Mechanics -- 23 • On Nonlinear Classical Dirac Fields and Quantum Physics -- 24 • Elementary Particles as Microuniverses -- 25 • Precision Mathematics and Approximation Mathematics in Physics -- 26 • Electroweak | |
interaction in Polarized Electron-Positron and Electron-Electron Scattering -- 27 • Infinity and the Natural World -- 28 • Induced Superfluorescence and the Nature of the Wave- Particle Duality -- 29 • Breakdown of Predictability: an | |
Investigation into the Nature of Singularities -- 30 • Wave Functions in One-Dimensional Disordered Systems with Long-Range Hopping -- 31 • Perception of Quantum Systems -- 32 • Stochastic Electrodynamics: an Overview -- 33 • On The | |
Increase of Entropy in The Carleman Model II -- 34 • The Klein Paradox Revisited -- 35 • Einstein Nonlocality, Space-Time Structure, and Thermodyanics -- B. Issues in Biology, Philosophy, and the History of Science -- 1 • Biology and | |
Physics: Reflections on Reductionism -- 2 • The Age of Analysis Reassessed -- 3 • Transphyletic Animal Similarities and Predictive Toxicology -- 4 • The Wronging of Wright -- 5 • On The Historical Development of the | |
IndisTinguishability Concept for Microparticles -- 6 • Philosophical Semantics -- 7 • Social Exemplifications of Physical Principles -- 8 • Seneca’s Ethics Viewed From A Modern Standpoint -- 9 • Physics and Philosophy -- 10 • Einstein, | |
Spinoza, and God -- 11 • The Satellites of Jupiter, From Galileo to Bradley -- 12 • Emergent Properties -- 13 • The Theory of Relativity and Our World View -- 14 • Science Beyond Science -- 15 • God as Cosmic Guest-Worker -- 16 • A | |
Model of Reality as Mind -- 17 • A Matter of Chance -- 18 • On The Nature and Origin of Life -- 19 • Science, History, Philosophy, and World Views -- 20 • Queries About Inquiries -- 21 • The Nature of The Physical World -- 22 • Early | |
Attempts at A Unitary Understanding of Nature -- Name Index | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy and science , Materials science , Physics , Physics, general , Philosophy of Science , Characterization and Evaluation of Materials |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1979-9783642931260:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Mathematical Models in Cell Biology and Cancer Chemotherapy |
Author(s): |
Martin Eisen |
Date: | 1979 |
Size: | 1 online resource (IX, 431p p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-93126-0 |
Contents: | References -- I Cells -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Cell Organization — Protoplasm -- 1.3 Cellular Structures and their Function -- 1.4 The Life Cycle of Cells -- 1.5 Control of Cell Proliferation -- 1.6 Cancer -- 1.7 Metastasis and |
Invasion -- References -- II Modelling and Cell Growth -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Modelling Philosophy -- 2.3 Growth Laws -- 2.4 Two Compartment Growth -- References -- III Some Kinetic Cell Models -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 A Discrete | |
Differential Model -- 3.3 Continuous Versions of the Takahashi-Kendall Equations -- 3.4 Solutions of Continuous Models -- 3.5 Another General Approach to Continuous Models -- 3.6 Trucco’s Model -- References -- IV Autoradiography -- | |
4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Fractional Labelled Mitosis Curve -- 4.3 Mathematical Models for FLM Curves: Pulse Labelling -- 4.4 FLM Curves for Continuous Labelling -- 4.5 The Labelling Index -- 4.6 Discussion -- References -- V Cell | |
Synchrony -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Definition of Synchrony -- 5.3 Instantaneous Indices of Synchrony -- 5.4 Time-interval Indices of Synchrony -- 5.5 The Decay of Synchronization -- 5.6 Discussion -- References -- VI Flow | |
Microfluorometry -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 DNA Histogram: Steady-state and Constant Phase Length -- 6.3 Generation of DNA Histogram for Random Phase Lengths -- 6.4 Definition of an Asynchronous Population -- 6.5 Graphical Analysis of | |
Asynchronous Populations -- 6.6 Analytic Analysis of Asynchronous Populations -- 6.7 Estimation of Mean Phase Lengths for Asynchronous Populations -- 6.8 Methods of Estimating Mean Cycle and Mitotic Time for Asynchronous Populations -- | |
6.9 Analysis of Synchronous Populations. Single Histogram -- 6.10 Analysis of Synchronous Populations from Multiple Histograms -- 6.11 Rate of DNA Synthesis -- 6.12 Determination of Percentage of Cells in G0 -- 6.13 Generalization of | |
the Degree of Synchrony -- 6.14 Discussion -- References -- VII Control Theory -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 External Description of Systems (input output relations) -- 7.3 Internal Description of Systems (State Space Description) -- 7.4 | |
Optimal Control Theory -- References -- VIII Towards Mathematical Chemotherapy -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Growth Laws and Cycle Nonspecific Cancer Chemotherapy -- 8.3 Cycle Specific Chemotherapy -- 8.4 Pharmacokinetics -- 8.5 Remarks | |
-- References -- IX Mathematical Models of Leukopoiesis and Leukemia -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 The Hemopoietic System and its Neoplasms -- 9.3 Steady State Models of the Hemopoietic System -- 9.4 Kinetic Model of Neutrophil Production | |
-- 9.5 Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia -- 9.6 A Chemotherapy Model of AML -- 9.7 Models of Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia (CGL) -- 9.8 A Discrete Mathematical Model of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia -- 9.9 A Comprehensive Computer Model of | |
Granulopoiesis and Cancer Chemotherapy -- 9.10 Discussion -- References -- Appendix A Chemistry of Genes. Protein Synthesis -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Building Blocks of DNA and RNA -- 3. The Chemical Structure of DNA and RNA -- 4. | |
The Replication of DNA -- 5. The Genetic Code -- 6. Synthesis of RNA -- 7. Formation of Proteins -- 8. Defining the Gene -- References -- Appendix B Viruses -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Structure of Viruses -- 3. Replication of Viruses -- | |
4. Oncogenic Viruses 402 References -- Appendix C Cellular Energy -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) -- 3. Formation of ATP 405 References -- Appendix D Immunology -- 1. The Immune System -- 2. The Immune System and | |
Cancer 409 References -- Appendix E Mathematical Theories of Carcinogenesis -- References -- Appendix F Radiology and Cancer -- References -- Appendix G Applications of Control Theory to Normal and Malignant Cell Growth -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783642931260 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 30 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematics , Mathematics, general |
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Call number: | QC174.125.Q24::1987 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum implications : essays in honour of David Bohm |
Author(s): |
David Bohm B.J. (Basil J.) Hiley |
Date: | 1987 |
Publisher: | Published in the USA by Routledge & Kegan Paul in association with Methuen, New York, NY |
Size: | 455 pgs. |
Contents: | 1: General Introduction: the Development of David Bohm.s Ideas from the Plasma to the Implicate Order, 2: Hidden Variables and the Implicate Order, 3: Collective Variables in Elementary Quantum Mechanics, 4: The Collective Description of Particle Interactions: from Plasmas to the Helium Liquids, 5: Reflections on the Quantum Measurement Paradox 6: Quantum Physics and Conscious Thought, 7: Macroscopic Quantum Objects 8: Meaning and Being in Contemporary Physics, 9: Causal Particle Trajectories and the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, 10: Irreversibility, Stochasticity and Non-Locality in Classical Dynamics, 11: The Issue of Retrodiction in Bohm.s Theory, 12: Beables for Quantum Field Theory, 13: Negative Probability, 14: Gentle Quantum Events as the Source of Explicate Order 15: Light as Foundation of Being, 16: The Automorphism Group of C4 17: Some Spinor Implications Unfolded, 18: All is Flux, 19: Anholonomic Deformations in the Ether: a Significance for the Electrodynamic Potentials, 20: Can Biology Accommodate Laws Beyond Physics?, 21: Some Epistemological Issues in Physics and Biology, 22: A Science of Qualities, 23: Complementarity and the Union of Opposites, 24: Category Theory and Family Resemblances, 25: The Implicate Brain, 26: Three Holonomic Approaches to the Brain, 27: Wholeness and Dreaming, 28: Vortices of Thought in the Implicate Order and Their Release in Meditation and Dialogue, 29: Reflectaphors: the (implicate) Universe as a Work of Art, 30: Meaning as Being in the Implicate Order Philosophy of David Bohm: a Conversation |
ISBN: | 0710208065 |
Keywords: | Quantum Theory |
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