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  • The Solution of the K(Gv) Problemby Peter Schmid

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 100.00

    The k(GV) conjecture claims that the number of conjugacy classes (irreducible characters) of the semidirect product GV is bounded above by the order of V . Here V is a finite vector space and G a subgroup of GL(V) of order prime to that of V . It may be regarded as the special case of Brauer's celebrated k(B) problem dealing with p -blocks B... more...

  • The clinically organ-confined adenocarcinoma of the prostateby Hans-Peter Schmid

    Steinkopff 2012; Not Available

    Dr. Hans-Peter Schmid has addressed in this monograph the basic dilemmas surrounding prostate cancer. These dilemmas include the 40 % histologic incidence of invasive cancer in men in comparison to a 3 % death rate, the extraordinary slow doubling time of four to five years for untreated early clinical stages (T1 and T2 cancers), the limited life span... more...

  • Rationality and Commitmentby Fabienne Peter; Hans Bernhard Schmid

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    Thirteen leading philosophers and economists discuss the Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's trenchant critique of rational choice theory, and propose their own answers to the question of how to account for the rationality of committed action. The volume concludes with a specially-written reply by Sen. more...

  • Norm, Herrschaft und Vertrauenby Hans-Peter Müller; Michael Schmid

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 54.99

    Der Band führt die Beiträge einer Reihe namhafter soziologischer Theoretiker zusammen, die sich mit dem Werk über die "Grundlagen der Sozialtheorie" von James S. Coleman auseinandersetzten. Die Edition dokumentiert die Vielzahl der Themen, denen Colemans Theorieentwurf neue und wichtige Anregungen verdankt. Besonders nachdrücklich diskutieren die Kommentatoren... more...

  • Principles of Architectural Detailingby Stephen Emmitt; John Olie; Peter Schmid

    Wiley 2009; US$ 76.00 US$ 65.87

    * Why are buildings detailed the way they are? * Why do architects and engineers seem to come to the same kind of solutions to their detailing problems? * Are we satisfied with such a situation? With environmental concerns so high on designers' agendas, the answer to this third question has to be 'no'. Collectively architects, engineers and... more...

  • Point of View, Perspective, and Focalizationby Peter Hühn; Wolf Schmid; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Stories do not actually exist in the world but are created and structured ? modeled ? through the process of mediation, i.e. through the means and techniques by which they are represented. This is an important field, not only for narratology but also for literary and media studies. The articles in this volume, contributed by international... more...

  • The Old Fashionedby Albert W. A. Schmid; John Peter Laloganes

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 14.95

    American tavern owners caused a sensation in the late eighteenth century when they mixed sugar, water, bitters, and whiskey and served the drink with rooster feather stirrers. The modern version of this "original cocktail," widely known as the Old Fashioned, is a standard in any bartender's repertoire and holds the distinction of being the only mixed... more...

  • Stability and Transition in Shear Flowsby Peter J. Schmid; Dan S. Henningson

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 179.00

    The field of hydrodynamic stability has a long history, going back to Rey­ nolds and Lord Rayleigh in the late 19th century. Because of its central role in many research efforts involving fluid flow, stability theory has grown into a mature discipline, firmly based on a large body of knowledge and a vast body of literature. The sheer size of this field... more...

  • Handbook of Narratologyby Peter Hühn; John Pier; Wolf Schmid; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    This handbook in English provides a systematic overview of the present state of international research in narratology. Detailed individual studies by internationally renowned narratologists elucidate 34 central terms. The articles present original research contributions and are all structured in a similar manner. Each contains a concise... more...

  • Frontiers in Statistical Quality Control 10by Hans-Joachim Lenz; Wolfgang Schmid; Peter-Th. Wilrich

    Physica-Verlag HD 2012; US$ 149.00

    The 10th International Workshop on Intelligent Statistical Quality Control took place in Seattle, USA, Aug 18-20, 2010. It was hosted by Professor C. M. Mastrangelo, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle. The workshop was jointly organized by Professors H. J. Lenz, C. M. Mastrangelo, W. Schmid and P.T.... more...