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The presentation of self in everyday life

hen an individual enters the presence of oth ers, they commonly seek to acquire information about him or to bring into play information about him already possessed. They will be interested in his general socio-economic status, his concep tion of self,...

Conduction of heat in solids

H. S. (Horatio Scott) Carslaw, J. C. Jaeger

Use of Dinitrosalicylic Acid Reagent for Determination of Reducing Sugar

Use of Dinitrosalicylic Acid Reagent for Determination of Reducing Sugar

A note on two problems in connexion with graphs

A note on two problems in connexion with graphs

Theory of plates and shells

Sergius Woinowsky-Krieger

A rapid method of total lipid extraction and purification

Lipid decomposition studies in frozen fish have led to the development of a simple and rapid method for the extraction and purification of lipids from biological materials. The entire procedure can be carried out in approximately 10 minutes; it is efficient,...

The social psychology of groups

John Thibaut, Harold H. Kelley

On methods in the analysis of profile data

Samuel W. Greenhouse, Seymour Geisser

A Review of B. F. Skinner's Verbal Behavior

I had intended this review not specifically as a criticism of Skinner's speculations regarding language, but rather as a more general critique of behaviorist (I would now prefer to say "empiricist") speculation as to the nature of higher mental processes....

Portfolio selection : efficient diversification of investments

Portfolio selection : efficient diversification of investments

Amino acid metabolism in mammalian cell cultures.

Amino acid metabolism in mammalian cell cultures.

Introduction to mathematical statistics

Robert V. Hogg, Allen T. Craig

Molecular Transport in Liquids and Glasses

We have derived, by using simple considerations, a relation between the diffusion constant D in a liquid of hard spheres and the ``free volume'' vf . This derivation is based on the concept that statistical redistribution of the free volume occasionally...

Significance of Electromagnetic Potentials in the Quantum Theory

In this paper, we discuss some interesting properties of the electromagnetic potentials in the quantum domain. We shall show that, contrary to the conclusions of classical mechanics, there exist effects of potentials on charged particles, even in the...

Short-term retention of individual verbal items

Lloyd R. Peterson, Margaret Jean Peterson

Contact Electron‐Spin Coupling of Nuclear Magnetic Moments

The valence‐bond theory for the contact electron‐spin coupling of nuclear magnetic moments is used to calculate the proton‐proton, proton‐fluorine, and fluorine‐fluorine coupling constants in ethanic and ethylenic molecules. A considerable simplification...

The effect of emotion on cue utilization and the organization of behavior.

The effect of emotion on cue utilization and the organization of behavior.

The mammals of North America

E. Raymond Hall, Keith R. Kelson

The CORDIC Trigonometric Computing Technique

The COordinate Rotation DIgital Computer(CORDIC) is a special-purpose digital computer for real-time airborne computation. In this computer, a unique computing technique is employed which is especially suitable for solving the trigonometric relationships...

Research methods in social relations

Selltiz, C.Jahoda, M.Deutsch, M.Cook, S.W., S.J. Scherr, H. Medina Castro, Tripp, R.Woolley, J., R.G. Echeverría, Nordblom, T.L.Ahmed, A.K.H.Potts, G.R., S. Franzel, Ruiz P, Ruiz N, I.Puignau, J.P., J.P. Puignau, Actis, J.J.Puignau, J.P., Colazo, R.Puignau, J.P., Gastal, E.Tonina, T.Puignau, J.P., Morera J.Mora, A.Paredes, A.Phillips, W., Sagar, D.Farrington, J., Farooq, G.M.DeGraff, D.S., Jara A, M.Jara A, M.Ibarra, E.L., L.M. Butler, Vivallo Pinare, A.G.Fuentes, C.O.W., Quiróz, C.A.Ashby, J.Ramakrishna, B., Zorrilla Ríos, J.Ruiz, M.E.Ruiz, A., Ruiz Moreno A, Taylor A, Wernli, C.Ojeda, F.Ruiz, M.E.Ruiz, A., Rosero, O.Ruiz, M.E.Ruiz, A., Borel A, Riesco de la Vega, A.Ruiz, M.E.Vargas, A., Hart, R.D.Ruiz, M.E.Vargas, A.

Similarity and dimensional methods in mechanics

L.I. Sedov, Morris D. Friedman, Robert E. Street

The Truck Dispatching Problem

The paper is concerned with the optimum routing of a fleet of gasoline delivery trucks between a bulk terminal and a large number of service stations supplied by the terminal. The shortest routes between any two points in the system are given and a demand...

High-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance

J. A. Pople, W. G. Schneider, H. J. Bernstein, D. J. E. Ingram

The Simple Economics of Basic Scientific Research

The Simple Economics of Basic Scientific Research

Finite automata and their decision problems

Finite automata are considered in this paper as instruments for classifying finite tapes. Each one-tape automaton defines a set of tapes, a two-tape automaton defines a set of pairs of tapes, et cetera. The structure of the defined sets is studied. Various...

Theory of the Phase Transition between Helix and Random Coil in Polypeptide Chains

The transition between the helical and randomly coiled forms of a polypeptide chain is discussed by reference to a simple model that allows bonding only between each group and the third preceding. Two principal parameters are introduced, a statistical...

Some studies in machine learning using the game of checkers

Two machine-learning procedures have been investigated in some detail using the game of checkers. Enough work has been done to verify the fact that a computer can be programmed so that it will learn to play a better game of checkers than can be played...

What the Frog's Eye Tells the Frog's Brain

In this paper, we analyze the activity of single fibers in the optic nerve of a frog. Our method is to find what sort of stimulus causes the largest activity in one nerve fiber and then what is the exciting aspect of that stimulus such that variations...

The Stages of Economic Growth

This third edition of The Stages of Economic Growth, first published in 1991, has a new preface and appendix, Professor Rostow extends his analysis to include economic and political developments as well as the advances in theory concerning nonlinear and...

Absorption and dispersion of ultrasonic waves

Karl F. Herzfeld, Stuart A. Rice

Dislocation Velocities, Dislocation Densities, and Plastic Flow in Lithium Fluoride Crystals

Velocities of individual dislocations have been measured in LiF, covering a range of twelve orders of magnitude in velocity, from 10−7 cm/sec to 105 cm/sec. The velocity is extremely sensitive to applied stress at low velocities, and for each crystal...

Studies in Molecular Dynamics. I. General Method

A method is outlined by which it is possible to calculate exactly the behavior of several hundred interacting classical particles. The study of this many‐body problem is carried out by an electronic computer which solves numerically the simultaneous...

Studies In Social Power

Dorwin Cartwright


The system of objective weather map analysis used at the Joint Numerical Weather Prediction Unit is described. It is an integral part of the automatic data processing system, and is designed to operate with a minimum of manual supervision. The analysis...

Psychology : a study of a science

Koch Sigmund Ed, Ellis Albert

A negative staining method for high resolution electron microscopy of viruses.

A simple technique has been developed for the study of the external form and structure of virus particles. High contrast with good preservation is obtained by mixing virus preparations with 1% phosphotungstic acid adjusted to pH 7.5 and spraying directly...

Statistical Mechanics of Rigid Spheres

An equilibrium theory of rigid sphere fluids is developed based on the properties of a new distribution functionG(r) which measures the density of rigid sphere molecules in contact with a rigid sphere solute of arbitrary size. A number of exact relations...

Cognitive consequences of forced compliance

Leon Festinger, James M. Carlsmith

Superexchange interaction and symmetry properties of electron orbitals

Superexchange interaction and symmetry properties of electron orbitals

Stationary Ordinal Utility and Impatience

This paper investigates Bohm-Bawerk's idea of a preference for advancing the timing of future satisfactions from a somewhat different point of view. It is shown that simple postulates about the utility function of a consumption program for an infinite...

Free Energy of a Nonuniform System. III. Nucleation in a Two‐Component Incompressible Fluid

By finding the saddle point in the expression derived in Paper I (see reference 8) for the free energy of a nonuniform system, we have derived the properties of a critical nucleus in a two‐component metastable fluid. At very low supersaturations, we...

Protein determination for large numbers of samples.

Protein determination for large numbers of samples.

On Certain Formal Properties of Grammars

A grammar can be regarded as a device that enumerates the sentences of a language. We study a sequence of restrictions that limit grammars first to Turing machines, then to two types of system from which a phrase structure description of the generated...

Anatomy of criticism

Northrop Frye (1912-1991)

Electromagnetic Diffraction in Optical Systems. II. Structure of the Image Field in an Aplanatic System

An investigation is made of the structure of the electromagnetic field near the focus of an aplanatic system which images a point source. First the case of a linearly polarized incident field is examined and expressions are derived for the electric and...

Energy levels of light nuclei. VI

F. Ajzenberg-Selove, T. Lauritsen

Attention in dichotic listening: Affective cues and the influence of instructions

In shadowing one of two simultaneous messages presented dichotically, subjects are unable to report any of the content of the rejected message. Even if the rejected message consists of a short list of simple words repeated many times, a recognition test...

Topotactical reactions with ferrimagnetic oxides having hexagonal crystal structures—I

A new method is described for the preparation of polycrystalline materials with oriented crystals by reaction of the oriented grains of a strongly anisotropic ferrimagnetic with non-oriented grains of usually non-magnetic components. Using this type of...

Teaching Machines

B. F. Skinner

Scheduling with Deadlines and Loss Functions

The problem of this paper is that of scheduling several one-stage tasks on several processors, which are capable of handling the tasks with varying degrees of efficiency, to minimize the total loss, which is a sum of losses associated with the individual...

On the general theory of control systems

This paper deals with further advances of the author's recent work on optimal design of control systems and Wiener filters. Specifically, we consider the problem of designing a system to control a plant when (1) not all state variables are measurable,...

The Elastic Field Outside an Ellipsoidal Inclusion

The results of an earlier paper are extended. The elastic field outside an inclusion or inhomogeneity is treated in greater detail. For a general inclusion the harmonic potential of a certain surface distribution may be used in place of the biharmonic...

The mechanics of oblique slip faulting

Oblique slip faulting could develop under the influence of an oblique stress system or as a result of inhomogeneity of strength or elastic properties. The dynamics of fracture within a preferred plane is studied, and the direction of movement immediately...

The Passing of Traditional Society: Modernizing the Middle East

Daniel Lerner, Lucille W. Pevsner, David Riesman

A Theory of Vocational Choice

of this experience the person develops a hierarchy of habitual or preferred methods for dealing with environmental tasks. From an ecological standpoint, these habitual methods are associated with different kinds of physical and social environments, and...

Manual of mineralogy

James Dwight Dana

Ribonucleoprotein particles from Escherichia coli

A. Tissières, James D. Watson, Hollingworth Br

The sacred and the profane : the nature of religion

Mircea Eliade, Willard R. (Willard Ropes) Trask

On the theory of brownian motion

SynopsisIt is shown that the non-Gaussian-Markoff process for Brownian motion derived on a statistical mechanical basis by Prigogine and Balescu, and Prigogine and Philippot, is related through a transformation of variables to the Gaussian-Markoff process...

Study of the Effects of Substitution on the Absorption Spectra of Porphin

A model is presented for the excited states of porphin, which are viewed as arising from two configurations which can be mixed to varying degrees. The effects of substituents are then discussed, first the limitations imposed by symmetry requirements and...


This is a method for determining numerically local minima of differentiable functions of several variables. In the process of locating each minimum, a matrix which characterizes the behavior of the function about the minimum is determined. For a region...

Branching dendritic trees and motoneuron membrane resistivity.

This paper is concerned with both the quantitative information and the theory required for the interpretation of certain experimental results obtained with intracellular microelectrodes. The theory treats the spread of current from a neuron soma into...

The stresses around a fault or crack in dissimilar media

In order to investigate some problems of geophysical interest, the usual consideration of symmetrical or antisymmetrical loading of an isotropic homogeneous plate containing a crack was extended to the case where the alignment of the crack separates two...

Chance-Constrained Programming

A new conceptual and analytical vehicle for problems of temporal planning under uncertainty, involving determination of optimal sequential stochastic decision rules is defined and illustrated by means of a typical industrial example. The paper presents...

"Psychogenic" Pain and the Pain-Prone Patient*

The general principles formulated in this paper may be summarized as follows: 1. 1. What is experienced and reported as pain is a psychological phenomenon. Pain does not come into being without the operation of the psychic mechanisms which give rise to...

Principles of biochemistry

Abraham White, Philip Handler, Emil L. Smith

The shortest path through many points

J.E. Beardwood, J. M. Hammersley

A kinetic study of the lactic acid fermentation. Batch process at controlled pH

Kinetic data are needed to develop basic un- derstanding of fermentation processes and to permit ra- tional design of continuous fermentation processes. The kinetics of the fermentation of glucose to lactic acid have been studied at six constant pH levels...

The Growth of Grain-Boundary Voids under Stress

The effect of combined hydrostatic pressure, P, and of uniaxial tension, [sgrave], on the rupture time of polycrystalline copper wire in the temperature range 400° to 500°c has been determined. All the specimens broke by intergranular fracture, due...

The culture of mature organs in a synthetic medium

A culture method is described by which mature organs, or parts thereof, from rats and mice may be maintained in vitro in a simple synthetic medium for the purpose of short term experiments. The following organs could regularly be kept in a satisfactory...

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