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Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.) 1923-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 279 publications in 2 languages and 10,027 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Film remakes  Musical films  Biographical films  Biography  History  Western films 
Roles: Author, Film editor, Editor, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about P. W Anderson
 
Most widely held works by P. W Anderson
Concepts in solids ; lectures on the theory of solids by P. W Anderson( Book )

75 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These lecture notes constitute a course on a number of central concepts of solid state physics - classification of solids, band theory, the developments in one-electron band theory in the presence of perturbation, effective Hamiltonian theory, elementary excitations and the various types of collective elementary excitation (excitons, spin waves and phonons), the Fermi liquid, ferromagnetic spin waves, antiferromagnetic spin waves and the theory of broken symmetry. The book can be used in conjunction with a survey course in solid state physics, or as the basis of a first graduate-level course. It can be read by anyone who has had basic grounding in quantum mechanics
Basic notions of condensed matter physics by P. W Anderson( Book )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man called Horse( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English aristocrat is taken prisoner by a tribe of American Sioux Indians and given to the chief's aging mother as a servant. Gradually, he embraces the tribe's way of life and falls in love with the chief's sister. The constant threat of ambush by a rival tribe and rigors of survival now fill the days of this man called "Horse." He is eventually given a chance to prove his worthiness and be accepted into the tribe. But in order to be accepted with honor as an equal within the tribe, he must endure the Sun Vow
The parent trap by David Swift( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An updated version of the 1961 Disney classic about separated identical twins. Hallie and Annie meet accidentally at camp and decide to reunite their divorced parents. Bonus features: a gag reel, the making of the movie, visual effects, and commentary
Sayonara by Joshua Logan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Air Force major on leave in Japan after the Korean War falls in love with a Japanese actress. When they declare their love openly, they find themselves scorned equally by both the Japanese and Americans
A career in theoretical physics by P. W Anderson( Book )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This unique volume presents the scientific achievements of Nobel laureate Philip W. Anderson, spanning the many years of his career. In this new edition, the author has omitted some review papers as well as added over 15 of his research papers. As in the first edition, he provides an introduction to each paper by explaining the genesis of the papers or adding some personal history." "A Career in Theoretical Physics is an essential source of reference for physicists, chemists, materials scientists and historians of science. It is also suitable reading for graduate students."--Jacket
The economy as an evolving complex system : the proceedings of the Evolutionary Paths of the Global Economy Workshop, held September, 1987 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by P. W Anderson( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of superconductivity in the high-Tc cuprates by P. W Anderson( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is P.W. Anderson's long-awaited full presentation of his theory of high-T[subscript c] superconductivity in the cuprates. The fundamental insight contained in the book is that the conditions for validity of the renormalized quasiparticle theory of metals ("Fermi Liquid Theory") are much more restrictive than had been thought, and are not satisfied in the CuO[subscript 2] planes of high-T[subscript c] materials (among, probably, many other examples). This requires a new state of matter to be invented, new transport theories, and new mechanisms for superconductivity
More and different : notes from a thoughtful curmudgeon by P. W Anderson( Book )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Anderson was educated at University High School in Urbana, Illinois, at Harvard (BS 1943, PhD 1949), and further educated at Bell Laboratories, where his career (1949-1984) coincided with the greatest period of that remarkable institution. Starting in 1967, he shared his time with Cambridge University (until 1975) and then with Princeton, where he continued full time as Joseph Henry Professor until 1997. As an emeritus he remains active in research, and at press time he was involved in several scientific controversies about high profile subjects, in which his point of view, though unpopular at the moment, is likely to prevail eventually. His colleagues have made him one of the two physicists most often cited in the scientific literature, for several decades. His work is characterized by mathematical simplicity combined with conceptual depth, and by profound respect for experimental findings. He has explored areas outside his main discipline, the quantum theory of condensed matter (for which he won the 1977 Nobel Prize), on several occasions: his paper on what is now called the "Anderson-Higgs mechanism" was a main source for Peter Higgs' elucidation of the boson; a crucial insight led to work on the dynamics of neutron stars (pulsars); and his concept of the spin glass led far afield, to developments in practical computer algorithms and neural nets, and eventually to his involvement in the early years of the Santa Fe Institute and his co-leadership with Kenneth Arrow of two influential workshops on economics at that institution. His writing career started with a much-quoted article in Science titled "More is Different" in 1971; he was an occasional columnist for Physics Today in the 1980s and 1990s. He was more recently a reviewer of science and science-related books for the Times (London) Higher Education Supplement as well as an occasional contributor to Science, Nature, and other journals
Gypsy by Jule Styne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mama Rose lives to see her younger daughter, June, succeed on Broadway by way of vaudeville. But, June runs away and gets married. Rose then turns her hope and attention to her elder, less obviously talented, daughter Louise. However, having her headlining as a stripper at Minsky's Burlesque is not what she initially has in mind. Louise changes her name to Gypsy Rose Lee. She has a volatile relationship with her overly ambitious mother
Cash McCall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who is enjoying himself plenty of late. He buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is just said business. This is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever
50 years of Anderson localization( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique volume celebrates the five decades of the impact of Anderson localization on modern physics. In addition to the historical perspective on its origin, it provides a comprehensive description of the experimental and theoretical aspects of Anderson localization
Mobility characteristics of U.S. medical school faculty by P. W Anderson( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though each medical school has its own unique qualities that distinguish it from another, differences can be examined in terms of faculty and school characteristics. Two general questions are pursued in the present report: (1) What are the mobility patterns of medical school faculty members as revealed through an analysis of faculty characteristics? (2) What are the mobility patterns of medical school faculty members as revealed through an analysis of institutional characteristics? To answer these questions medical school faculty are divided into four groups--new hires; transfers; stayers, and leavers--on the basis of mobility status. Medical school faculty in the four mobility status groups are then compared in terms of the following characteristics: age, sex, country of training, academic rank, nature of employment. Also included are two characteristics of the medical schools--ownership and age. (Author/KE)
A preliminary analysis of differential characteristics between high and low mobile medical school faculty by P. W Anderson( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excessive faculty mobility, from the medical school standpoint, can be interpreted as an undesirable event to the institution. Are there identifiable personal and institutional characteristics that are associated with high employment mobility? A mobility index that shows the relationship between the number of medical school jobs held and the number of years of medical school employment was used to differentiate the the characteristics of faculty at opposite ends of a continuum of mobility. The three mobility categories of faculty were compared on eight variables associated with medical schools. Faculty variables included sex, type of degree, academic rank, nature of employment, support for predoctoral training, areas of responsibility, and country of graduation. Institutional variables were ownership, department type, and geographic location. Findings were: (1) faculty mobility groups did not differ significantly with respect to administrative level or predoctoral support. The highly mobile faculty did not appear to have developed the degree of attachment or commitment to the medical school attained by the highly faculty, were generally found to be in the lower usually untenured ranks, had however responsibilities at the medical school, had professional preparation outside the United States or Canada, and had received less postdoctoral training as a group. (Author/KE)
Institutional variables related to high faculty attrition by P. W Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retention of qualified faculty is an important factor in maintaining the identity and professional climate of a medical school. In studying faculty mobility from the institutional point of view, data on faculty attrition is closely examined. A faculty coefficient for each medical school was determined by the ratio of the number of salaried faculty in the school that year. Twenty-seven variables were selected to predict faculty attrition. These variables fall into four broad categories: size of institution, faculty variables, financial variables, and miscellaneous variables. The most notable finding reflects the low correlation of the 27 institutional predictor variables with the criterion. It may be that other institutional variables were not included in the present study that related to faculty attrition, or that few variables capture the variance in common among medical schools regarding faculty attrition. The age of the institution and percent of foreign medical graduates on staff were effective independently in predicting high faculty attrition. (Author/KE)
The night of the grizzly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Jim Cole inherits land in Wyoming and trades his dangerous lawman's life for the comparatively cushy existence of a rancher. But he barely gets his family settled when new dangers plague them. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear nicknamed Satan who keeps killing Cole's livestock
A majority of one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo
Einstein : a hundred years of relativity by Andrew Robinson( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Dutch and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated study commemorating the centenary of Albert Einstein's "Annus Mirabilis Papers" of 1905, his four articles that provided a foundation for modern physics and revolutionized the world's understanding of space, time, energy, matter, and light
Collegiate programs in allied health occupations by P. W Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the the independent inquiry commissioned by the Canadian Association of University Teachers into alleged discrimination against Dr. Kin-Yip Chun at the University of Toronto by Constance Backhouse( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are pleased to report that this dispute was resolved by agreement between the parties in June 2005. The agreement specifies that Prof. Chun will continue to hold an appointment as research scientist and associate professor in the University of Toronto department of physics. He will, however, be on a paid leave of absence and will relocate his research to Tongji University in China. Subject to specified periodic reviews of his publication record and success in obtaining research funds, the paid leave of absence will continue until 30 June 2111 [sic], at which time he agrees to retire
 
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The economy as an evolving complex system : the proceedings of the Evolutionary Paths of the Global Economy Workshop, held September, 1987 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Филип Ворен Андерсон

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Филип Уорън Андерсън

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菲利普安德森

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Basic notions of condensed matter physicsA career in theoretical physicsThe economy as an evolving complex system : the proceedings of the Evolutionary Paths of the Global Economy Workshop, held September, 1987 in Santa Fe, New MexicoThe theory of superconductivity in the high-Tc cupratesMore and different : notes from a thoughtful curmudgeon50 years of Anderson localization