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Operation Condor

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Operation Condor was a top-secret arrangement among South American military intelligence agencies, formally launched in 1975 by Colonel Manuel Contreras, head of Chile's National...

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Warsaw Pact

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 227 words.

The Warsaw Pact, formally the ‘Warsaw Treaty Of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance’ was formed in May 1955. The immediate reason given for its formation was the Paris Agreements...

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Unstable multiplicative cohomology operations

Jean-Yves Butowiez and Paul Turner.

in The Quarterly Journal of Mathematics

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 0 words.

We investigate the relationship between multiplicative unstable cohomology operations G0(−) → E0(−)and formal group laws for a certain important class of theories. As an application we...

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Piagetian

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.

Of, relating to, or resembling the theory of cognitive development of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896–1980). See accommodation (2), adaptation (3), animism (1), assimilation (2),...

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axiomatic specification

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A particular approach to writing abstract specifications for programs, modules, or data types. What distinguishes this approach is the fact that specifications are expressed purely in terms...

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Law: Formal and Informal

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden.

in American Law

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 8319 words.

This chapter discusses formal and informal law and its operation in both public and private institutions. Formal law includes rules established by an institution according to certain...

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concrete operations

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

According to the theory of cognitive development of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896–1980), the stage of cognitive development between the ages of approximately 7 and 12 years...

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sensorimotor stage

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

According to the theory of cognitive development of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896–1980), the first stage of cognitive development, from birth to approximately 2 years of age,...

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Formal and Informal Markets for Water: Institutions, Performance, and Constraints

K. William Easter, Mark W. Rosegrant and Ariel Dinar.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Water markets—either formal or informal—can be an efficient method for reallocating scarce water supplies. At the same time certain constraints can raise the transaction costs of trading...

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Informality and Effectiveness in the Operation of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Andrés Rigo Sureda.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

The use of informal means to define the roles of the major organs of the Bank, to formulate institutional policies, to avoid disputes and sanctions or to interpret the treaty establishing...

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Co-operation in the Nordic countries before 1914: international networks and the transmission of ideas

Mary Hilson.

in The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

June 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 13502 words.

The chapter introduces the co-operative movement in the Nordic countries (excluding Iceland), summarising the history of co-operation in each country in turn. It asks what were the main...

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monoid

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A semigroup that possesses an identity element, e. If S is a semigroup on which there is defined a dyadic operation ∘, then xe = ex = xfor all elements x in S. Monoids play an...

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post-excavation

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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Describing the set of tasks, analysis, and operations carried out following the fieldwork stage of an archaeological project in order to bring about an understanding of the...

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Stock Exchange

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 57 words.

The London Stock Exchange was founded in 1802, providing a mechanism for the increasing volume and complexity of financial transactions which had developed in the 18th cent. The scale of...

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truth table

Andrew Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 88 words.

A table used in formal logic that lists the truth or falsity of the outcome when a logical operator, such as ‘and’ or ‘or’, is applied to combinations of logical statements. The truth table...

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Of Mud, Media, and the Metropolis

Shannon Mattern.

in Code and Clay, Data and Dirt

October 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 8956 words.

“Of Mud, Media, and the Metropolis…,” examines the entwined histories of brick-making, mark-making, and city-building. I examine how urban surfaces have served as substrates for writing,...

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Comparative Static Analysis of the Simplest Input‐Output System

Michio Morishima.

in Equilibrium, Stability and Growth

March 1963; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 10033 words.

This chapter discusses formal similarities between the exchange equilibrium under weak gross substitutability and the static input–output system as represented by various Leontief‐type...

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Chern Classes from Algebraic Morava K-Theories to Chow Groups

Pavel Sechin.

in International Mathematics Research Notices

August 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Pure Mathematics. 18839 words.

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In this article, we calculate the ring of unstable (possibly nonadditive) operations from algebraic Morava K-theory [math] to Chow groups with...

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categorial grammar

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 238 words.

A type of formal grammar, originally devised by the logician K. Ajdukiewicz in the 1930s. Its basis is a lexicon, in which words are assigned to categories of greater or lesser complexity:...

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Berlin

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 176 words.

Berlin airlift an operation by British and American aircraft to airlift food and supplies to Berlin in 1948–9, while Russian forces blockaded the city to isolate it from the West and...

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