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May 18th 2017

Set theory is a branch of mathematical logic that studies sets, which informally are collections of objects. Although any type of object can be collected

Apr 8th 2017

Information theory studies the quantification, storage, and communication of information. It was originally proposed by Claude E. Shannon in 1948 to find

May 20th 2017

Theory X and Theory Y are theories of human motivation and management. They were created and developed by Douglas McGregor at the MIT Sloan School of Management

May 23rd 2017

Critical theory (or "social critical theory") describes the neo-Marxist philosophy of the Frankfurt School, which was developed in Germany in the 1930s

May 23rd 2017

In physics, string theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects called

May 23rd 2017

Systems theory or systems science is the interdisciplinary study of systems. A system is an entity with interrelated and interdependent parts; it is defined

May 24th 2017

into three major branches: automata theory and language, computability theory, and computational complexity theory, which are linked by the question: "What

Mar 8th 2017

A theory of everything (ToE), final theory, ultimate theory, or master theory is a hypothetical single, all-encompassing, coherent theoretical framework

May 17th 2017

Game theory is "the study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers." Game theory is mainly used

May 14th 2017

For a broader coverage related to this topic, see theory. A scientific theory is an explanation of some aspect of the natural world that can, in accordance

May 3rd 2017

'Superstring theory' is a shorthand for supersymmetric string theory because unlike bosonic string theory, it is the version of string theory that accounts

Apr 9th 2017

In mathematics and abstract algebra, group theory studies the algebraic structures known as groups. The concept of a group is central to abstract algebra:

Feb 4th 2017

M-theory is a theory in physics that unifies all consistent versions of superstring theory. The existence of such a theory was first conjectured by Edward

May 20th 2017

Number theory or, in older usage, arithmetic is a branch of pure mathematics devoted primarily to the study of the integers. It is sometimes called "The

Apr 3rd 2017

mathematics, model theory is the study of classes of mathematical structures (e.g. groups, fields, graphs, universes of set theory) from the perspective

Apr 16th 2017

Decision theory (or the theory of choice) is the study of the reasoning underlying an agent's choices. Decision theory can be broken into two branches:

May 9th 2017

International relations theory is the study of international relations (IR) from a theoretical perspective. It attempts to provide a conceptual framework

May 11th 2017

In mathematics, graph theory is the study of graphs, which are mathematical structures used to model pairwise relations between objects. A graph in this

May 13th 2017

In physics, a gauge theory is a type of field theory in which the Lagrangian is invariant under a continuous group of local transformations. An invariant

May 15th 2017

A conspiracy theory is an explanation of an event or situation that invokes a conspiracy without warrant, generally one involving an illegal or harmful

May 21st 2017

The theory of relativity usually encompasses two interrelated theories by Albert Einstein: special relativity and general relativity. Special relativity

May 20th 2017

In theoretical physics, quantum field theory (QFT) is the theoretical framework for constructing quantum mechanical models of subatomic particles in particle

May 17th 2017

Grounded theory (GT) is a systematic methodology in the social sciences involving the construction of theory through the analysis of data. Grounded theory is

Apr 18th 2017

The Big Bang Theory is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along

May 22nd 2017

Probability theory is the branch of mathematics concerned with probability. Although there are several different interpretations of probability, probability

May 19th 2017

Communication theory is a field of information theory and mathematics that studies the technical process of information and the process of human communication

Jan 16th 2017

theory is any of a class of formal systems, some of which can serve as alternatives to set theory as a foundation for all mathematics. In type theory

May 1st 2017

For the hip hop group, see K-TheoryK Theory. In mathematics, K-theory is, roughly speaking, the study of a ring generated by vector bundles over a topological

May 1st 2017

Naive set theory is one of several theories of sets used in the discussion of the foundations of mathematics. Unlike axiomatic set theories, which are

Apr 26th 2017

Computability. Computability theory, also called recursion theory, is a branch of mathematical logic, of computer science, and of the theory of computation that

Jan 5th 2017

physics, twistor theory is a theory proposed by Penrose Roger Penrose in 1967, as a possible path to a theory of quantum gravity. In twistor theory, the Penrose transform

May 15th 2017

Organizational theory consists of approaches to organizational analysis. Theories of organizations include rational system perspective, division of labor

Apr 10th 2017

emission theory of relativity. For the emission theory of vision, see Emission theory (vision). Emission theory, also called emitter theory or ballistic

Jan 5th 2017

Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method

Mar 22nd 2017

scientists and philosophers of science have described evolution as fact and theory, a phrase which was used as the title of an article by paleontologist Stephen

Apr 22nd 2017

Dynamical systems theory is an area of mathematics used to describe the behavior of the complex dynamical systems, usually by employing differential equations

May 13th 2017

F-theory is a branch of string theory developed by Vafa Cumrun Vafa. The new vacua described by F-theory were discovered by Vafa and allowed string theorists

Apr 3rd 2017

Queer theory is a field of post-structuralist critical theory that emerged in the early 1990s out of the fields of queer studies and women's studies.

May 20th 2017

Intuitionistic type theory (also known as constructive type theory, or Martin-Lof type theory) is a type theory and an alternative foundation of mathematics

Jan 31st 2017

physics, type II string theory is a unified term that includes both type IIA strings and type IIB strings theories. Type II string theory accounts for two of

Apr 5th 2017

In mathematical logic, a theory (also called a formal theory) is a set of sentences in a formal language. Usually a deductive system is understood from

May 16th 2017

mathematics, Morse–Kelley set theory (MK), Kelley–Morse set theory (KM), Morse–Tarski set theory (MT), Quine–Morse set theory (QM) or the system of Quine

Mar 15th 2017

In chemistry, valence bond (VB) theory is one of two basic theories, along with molecular orbital (MO) theory, that were developed to use the methods

May 18th 2017

levels Old quantum theory (1900–25, prior to modern quantum mechanics) Quantum field theory, a generic type of relativistic quantum theory, which includes:

Feb 28th 2017

Theory of mind (often abbreviated ToM) is the ability to attribute mental states—beliefs, intents, desires, pretending, knowledge, etc.—to oneself and

Apr 19th 2017

Divine command theory (also known as theological voluntarism) is a meta-ethical theory which proposes that an action's status as morally good is equivalent

May 16th 2017

Representation theory is a branch of mathematics that studies abstract algebraic structures by representing their elements as linear transformations of

Apr 23rd 2017

Wikipedia:Fringe theories. A fringe theory is an idea or viewpoint which differs from the accepted scholarship in its field. Fringe theories include the models

Mar 6th 2017

The labor theory of value (LTV) is a theory of value that argues that the economic value of a good or service is determined by the total amount of socially

May 10th 2017

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