in Brain Computation as Hierarchical Abstraction
February 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 9404 words.
The traditional thinking was that the brain somehow ‘sees’ the image, but increasing evidence suggests that most of vision is the result of driven tests that are ordered up to serve a...
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in Maternal Grief in the Hebrew Bible
June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 25725 words.
This chapter surveys recent grief studies, which show that amongst various types of bereavement maternal grief is regarded as the most intense type and is the most persistent. It also looks...
in The Work of Managers
February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10266 words.
In their everyday work, what do middle managers recognize as leadership – if anything? This chapter reports on the ‘everyday leadership’ at a global Swedish telecom firm. The narratives of...
in The Theory of Open Quantum Systems
January 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 8226 words.
The formulation of the dynamics of open quantum systems by means of stochastic processes in Hilbert space leads to efficient Monte–Carlo simulation techniques which are introduced and...
in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies
May 2007; p ublished online February 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 23265 words.
This chapter reviews Brazil's experience with capital controls. In spite of the significant progress in terms of capital account liberalization and currency convertibility attained since...
in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559
November 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8807 words.
This chapter examines the impact of war on the economic and political structures of urban life and civic finances. Wartime destruction and interruptions to trade posed challenges to the...
in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail
July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 6949 words.
Chapter 8 asks whether the financial crisis will happen again. Economist Hyman Minsky observed a cyclical pattern. Stability in financial markets breeds instability as lenders and borrowers...