Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-20 of 43,443 items for:

Mathematics x Science and Mathematics x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

a-

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 19 words.

Prefix meaning ‘not’. For example, an asymmetric figure is one which possesses no symmetry, which is not symmetrical.

A

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 7 words.

The number 10 in hexadecimal notation.

A

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

The number 10 in hexadecimal notation.

See overview in Oxford Index

Å

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 5 words.

A

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 7 words.

The number 10 in hexadecimal notation.

A

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 72 words.

Metric As a lower-case prefix a-, see atto-.

length. Metric Correctly Å, see angstrom.

area. As a, see are; see ...

a-

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 7 words.

Metric As symbol see A, a.

a-

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 19 words.

Prefix meaning ‘not’. For example, an asymmetric figure is one which possesses no symmetry, which is not symmetrical.

A + B = C and big III's

Benjamin M. M. de Weger.

in The Quarterly Journal of Mathematics

March 1998; p ublished online March 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 0 words.

Assuming standard conjectures we show that there exist elliptic curves with Tate-Shafarevich group of order essentially as large as the square root of the conductor. We present some...

Go to »  abstract

A “Bottom Up” Characterization of Smooth Deligne–Mumford Stacks

Anton Geraschenko and Matthew Satriano.

in International Mathematics Research Notices

November 2017; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Pure Mathematics. 5814 words.

Abstract

We prove a structure theorem for relative coarse space morphisms from smooth Deligne–Mumford stacks, showing that each such map can be decomposed in...

A “Fundamental Theorem” of Biomedical Informatics

Charles P. Friedman.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 1079 words.

Abstract

This paper proposes, in words and pictures, a “fundamental theorem” to help clarify what informatics is and what it is not. In words, the theorem...

A 1D model for polymer melting during modulated temperature differential scanning calorimetry

A. A. Lacey and C. V. Nikolopoulos.

in IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Mathematics. 0 words.

A 1D model for the melting of polymers, assuming the polymer crystals take the form of lamellæ or thin sheets of material, is discussed. The model is derived on the assumption that the...

Go to »  abstract

A 2D constrained mixture model for arterial adaptations to large changes in flow, pressure and axial stretch

Rudolph L. Gleason and Jay D. Humphrey.

in Mathematical Medicine and Biology: A Journal of the IMA

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Mathematics; Biomathematics and Statistics. 0 words.

Soft tissue growth and remodelling (G&R) are achieved through highly complex, temporally regulated mechanisms that lead to the adaptation of structurally significant cells and extracellular...

Go to »  abstract

A 60 million dollar statistical issue arising in the interpretation and calculation of a measure of relative disparity: Zuni Public School District 89 v. U.S. Department of Education

Joseph L. Gastwirth.

in Law, Probability and Risk

March 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 16829 words.

In 1994, the U.S. Congress rewrote the statute providing educational funds to towns and cities of the nation where the federal government owns substantial amounts of land, which cannot be...

A* algorithm

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A member of the class of best-first heuristic search techniques that attempt to find a “best” path from a given start node to a designated goal node in a problem graph. An evaluation...

See overview in Oxford Index

‘A Dynamical Form of Mechanical Effect’: Thomson's Thermodynamics

Iwan Rhys Morus.

in Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

April 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Mathematics. 7791 words.

As he settled into his position as Professor of Natural Philosophy at Glasgow, Thomson would spend much of his time over the subsequent years pondering over the problem of heat and the...

Go to »  abstract

À la Recherche du Temps Perdu: extracting temporal relations from medical text in the 2012 i2b2 NLP challenge

Colin Cherry, Xiaodan Zhu, Joel Martin and Berry de Bruijn.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

September 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 5027 words.

Abstract

Objective An analysis of the timing of events is critical for a deeper understanding of the course of events within a patient record....

Go to »  full text: open access

A [math] linear finite element method for two fourth-order eigenvalue problems

Hongtao Chen, Hailong Guo, Zhimin Zhang and Qingsong Zou.

in IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis

October 2017; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 5179 words.

Abstract

In this article, we construct a [math] linear finite element method for two fourth-order eigenvalue problems: the biharmonic and the transmission...

A [math] lower bound for the border rank of matrix multiplication

Joseph M Landsberg and Mateusz Michałek.

in International Mathematics Research Notices

August 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Pure Mathematics. 4980 words.

Abstract

Let [math] denote the matrix multiplication tensor for [math] matrices. We use the border substitution method [2, 3, 6] combined with Koszul...

‘A new method for adding a parameter to a family of distributions with application to the exponential and Weibull families’

Albert W. Marshall and Ingram Olkin.

in Biometrika

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 0 words.

Go to »  abstract