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applet-magic.comThayer WatkinsSilicon Valley & Tornado Alley USA |
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Notable top rankings of my web
site
pages in Google searches on their topics |

- These are my webpages which rank in the top 10 of the pages brought up on
a Google search for their topic. The search terms are as general as possible
and are given without quotation marks. Google searches are not independent of
the order of words in the search terms. For example, if one types in the
words:
*benefit cost*, my webpage on cost benefit analysis comes up as number one out of 180 million, but if the search term is*cost benefit*my webpage is number three out of 118 million.Not included in the list below are the cases in which one of my webpages turns up on the search but that it is for another topic. I also have not included the cases in which my webpage turns up within somebody else webpage, with or without attribution.

Most of my webpages are on two sites:http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/

http://www.applet-magic.combut a few appear on the site

http://www.InYourFaceFotos.com

**Economic histories of countries; i.e., a Google search for (economic history ______): These include**

United States, China, Japan, India, Germany, Russia, Soviet Union, France , United Kingdom, Italy, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Thailand, Netherlands, Belarus, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, South Africa, Angola, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Ukraine, Taiwan, Korea, Latvia, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Chad, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Serbia, Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Guyana, Liberia, Haiti, Paraguay, Armenia, Republic of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Namibia, Macedonia, Sudan, Senegal, Mauritius, Pakistan, Hellenic Republic, Slovakia, Greece, Egypt, Bosnia, Cuba, Algeria, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Libya, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, French Guiana, Suriname,**Economic histories of major cities and interesting special cases: Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay), Historic Problems of Calcutta, Detroit, Seattle, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Venice, Boston, Cincinnati, Singapore, Hong Kong, Barbados, Prague, Budapest, Baghdad, Mangazeya, Timbuktu, Barbados, Shanghai, Madras (Chennai), Sofia, Bulgaria, Portland, Oregon, Xi'an, Chicago, Madrid, Granada, Beijing, Wuhan, Nanjing, Paris, Havana, St. Louis, Memphis, Tennessee, Leadville, Colorado, Munich,****Economic histories of states and regions: Chiapas State in Mexico, Manchuria, the Western Roman Empire, economic history New York, regional advantage, Silicon Valley, Texas economy in perspective, Economy of California in Perspective,****Inflation and Hyperinflation:**

hyperinflation, hyperinflation in Bolivia, hyperinflation in Russia, hyperinflation in Brazil, hyperinflation in Yugoslavia, CIA hyperinflation in Iraq, inflation in Poland in 1990's, hyperinflation in Zaire, hyperinflation in the Ukraine, dynamics of hyperinflation,**Other economic history:**

Soviet inefficiency, economic history, global impact of recession, contrived nature of recession, catastrophic investment collapse, employment recession, current economic condition, U.S. economic depressions, U.S. recession 1975, U.S. recession 1980-1982, U.S. recession 2001, Great Depression origins, recovery Great Depression, U.S. depression 1873, U.S. depression 1893, Bank of the United States, money supply Great Depression, fruit vegetable distribution Moscow, reasons for the collapse of Soviet Union, nationalization of Anglo-Iranian oil, Russian reformers 1990's, The Lushan meeting and Mao Zedong, collapse of Grand Banks cod fishery, Adam Smith British North American colonies, the medical cartel, nature of subprime mortgage crisis, Hansa cities, impact tax rebate 2008, recession 2008? timing terminology, nature mortgage crisis, Chinese overseas expeditions 15th century, global recovery 2008-2009 recession, catastrophic collapse of investment in plant and equipment, employment recession, economic history of radio, economic costs rising sea levels,**Economic theory:**

proper economic evaluation wind power, cost benefit analysis, economic welfare analysis, oligopoly theory, comparative statics analysis, Slutsky equation, economic base model, price impact of tax, hyperinflation, dynamics of hyperinflation, economic welfare analysis of monopoly, economic welfare analysis of oligopoly, imperfect capital markets and consumption, limit pricing models, industrial complex analysis, prospect theory, derivation of the money multiplier, accelerator model macroeconomic, growth poles, marginal cost pricing, Arrow's impossibility theorem, GDP from a transactions table, identification problem in econometrics, transaction cost, impact tax backward bending supply, cost benfit analysis near Earth objects, linear models of price determination, price system knowledge, long run versus short run cost functions,**Political economy:**

Economics of the GULAG, fuel free energy delusion, Malthusian race labor, Danish energy policies, nationalization fannie mae freddie mac, Review of current economic conditions, Russian oligarchs, socialism in France, zaibatsu, keiretsu, chaebol, guanxi qiye, Long March of Communist Party, Great Leap Forward Period, Great Cultural Revolution, China after Mao, Deng Xiaoping career, four modernizations China, bubble economy of Japan, Japanese financial system, Japan's miracle economy, Ministry of Finance Japan, privatization in Japan, public enterprise in Japan, privatization in China, communist regime in Afghanistan, privatization in Japan in the 1980s, privatization in France, Coase Theorem illustration, Getulio Vargas and the Estado Novo, Tjalling Koopmans economist, Yuri Luzhkov, the Bandaranaikes of Sri Lanka, John Roger Commons, Corporatism, Bennet Barrow slaves, Fogel and Engerman, Guomindang (Koumintang), the economics of slavery, petroleum industry in Mexico, expropriation of petroleum in Mexico, real deficit of government, Fisher theory of interest rates, legalism ancient China, Mohammad Mossadeq, iron and salt debate China, profit maximization as objective, Spanish scholastics, speculative boom in Kuwait, treasure fleets China, economy India, economy Russia, economy Thailand, attempted coup Indonesia,**Major economic projects:**

canals connecting Nile Red Sea, economic history Erie Canal, Concorde Supersonic Transport, Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway project, Kansai airport Osaka Bay, Isambard Brunel and the Great Eastern ship, Norilsk metallurgical complex, Tanganyikan groundnuts scheme, Jari project, settlement Rondonia, Volta River project, water development projects on the Narmada River, Dez Multipurpose Dam in Iran, dam building in Iran, Office du Niger, Old River control structure, Snowy Mountains hydroelectric scheme in Australia, Soviet steel city at Magnitogorsk, the Fifth Generation project in Japan, R100/R101 airships, NAWAPA (North American Water and Power Alliance), Inga hydroelectric, Khrushchev's virgin land program, Henan famine China, Great Eastern steamship, Grand Canal of North China, Li Bing dujiangyan,**Business:**

Long Term Capital Management, Rise and fall of Enron, Drexel Burnham Lambert KKR, Zaibatsu of Japan, Keiretsu of Japan, Chaebol of South Korea, Guanxi qiye of Taiwan, junk bond financiers, examples of leveraged buyouts, Toyota keiretsu, Mitsui keiretsu, Mitsubishi keiretsu, Sumitomo keiretsu, Fuyo keiretsu, Sanwa keiretsu, DKB keiretsu, Honda keiretsu, Mitsui zaibatsu, Mitsubishi zaibatsu, major German firms, Guanxi qiye, Samsung chaebol, Hyundai chaebol, Daewoo chaebol, Ssangyong chaebol, Lucky Goldstar chaebol, LG chaebol, SK chaebol, Kukje chaebol, new financial capitalists,**Financial economics:**

arbitrage relationships for options, derivative securities, junk bond financiers, Ito's lemma, derivation of the Black Scholes equation, foreign currency transaction risk, principles determining the cost of capital, binomial model for pricing options, bond value calculator, Brady bonds, Modigliani & Miller on equity value, net present value calculator, capital leverage, nature Ponzi schemes, financial fraud and speculation, Penn Square Bank, Alves Reis, interest rate swaps calculator, gems speculative commodities,**Mathematics:**

Ito's lemma and its derivation, similarity square matrix Jordan form, cardinality algebraic numbers, properties of real numbers and extension to integral domains, Are real numbers enough?, calculus of infinitesimals, topics in tensor analysis, Gauss-Bonnet Theorem, fixed point theorems, digit sum arithmetic, Kakutani fixed point theorem, Bezout's Theorem, vector and tensor types, nature of real numbers, real numbers as equivalence classes of Cauchy sequences, differential forms, nature of spinors, nature of complex numbers, arithmetic of cardinal numbers, arithmetic of ordinal numbers, solution of the riccati equation, area volume formulas n-dimensions , Mikusinski's operational calculus, the lambda calculus, Galois theory without polynomials, gamma function euler , Lagrange theorem for groups, parallel transport of vectors, foundations point set topology, foundations algebraic topology, Euler-Poincare formula, the generalization of Euler theorem, converse of Euler theorem, symmetries mandelbrot set, structure of the mandelbrot set, time derivative of vector, generalized Stokes theorem, Cantor's theorem, proof of implicit function theorem, rotating coordinate system, Kuratowski closure, summation using anti-differences, spherical geometry and trigonometry, the secant squared solution, convex sets, nature of differential forms, aliasing in Fourier analysis, sampled data in Fourier analysis, axial vectors, instability problem of centered differences, factor groups, the regularized long wave equation, perturbation analysis, sylow group theory, subgroups of mathematical groups, mathematical groups, infinite exponentiation, Ramanujan and Asperger's syndrome, Noether's theorem and its proof, introduction differential forms, curvature curves surfaces, Ramanujan mathematician, introduction to cohomology, Camille Jordan canonical form, Dedekind cuts, fuzzy sets, Euler's twelve pentagon theorem, Euler dual theorems, Relationship of Solutions to Partial Differential Equations, average curvature of curves, integer programming group theory, Algebraic Determination Structures Polyhedra, Scheherazade's number, Hausdorff separation axiom, George Green Theorem proof, infinitesimal extension real numbers,**Mathematical economics:**

lagrangian multiplier method, 2nd order conditions maximum, input output analysis, Pontryagin maximum principle, bordered hessian matrix, envelope theorem, economic applications fixed point theorems,**Statistics:**

bent line regression, stable distributions, central limit theorem illustration, central limit theorem extension, distribution regression coefficients, identification problem econometrics, characteristic function, the inversion of a characteristic function, infinitely divisible random variables, infinitesimal random variables, distribution sample median size, distribution sample mean size, , distribution sample variance, size, distribution sample standard deviation size, distribution sample skewness size, distribution sample kurtosis size, distribution sample quartile, distribution sample range size, distribution sample maximum size, distribution sample minimum size, distribution sample percentiles, multimodality stable distribution, cumulative sum of random disturbances, transformations white noise, sample statistics distributions ,**Geography:**

Weber's theory of the location of industry, von Thünen model of land use, Alonso's bid-rent function theory, chloropleth mapping, geography mapping XML, Losch market areas, scalable vector graphics (SVG) maps, Reilly's law of retail gravitation, agglomeration New York,**Physics:**

nuclear structure, methodology of particle physics, What holds a nucleus together?, diamagnetic susceptibility, diamagnetism, alpha module model nuclear structure , neutrons repel each other, Nuclear Strong Force between protons is repulsion, magnetic dipole nuclear structure, Bohr Mottelson collective model, limits nuclear stability, derivation uncertainty principle, entropy nuclear interaction, nucleon spin pairs, explanation binding energy small nuclides, magnitude significance Planck's constant, quantum theory multi-electron atoms, quantum mechanical positronium, binding energy alpha particle magicality, spatial structure of nuclei, Derivation of the Schroedinger Equation, symmetry group crystals, electrons intermediation phonons, low dimension quantum devices, heat capacities of solids, Mendel Sachs mass muon, gallium nitride laser, explanation of negative ions, empirical ionization potential , Froude speed scale, two body systems zero angular momentum, clausius clapeyron equation, shell occupancy model, virial theorem proof, incremental binding energies, binding energy heavy elements, binding energy neutron pair , nature of mass deficits, energy spectrum beta decay, theory muon mass, derivation of the speed of sound, semiempirical mass formula, Brillouin zones, diamagnetism, pi mesons, subatomic particles and Lie algebras, Bloch theorem, coherence in stimulated emission, relativistic Bohr model, Kolmogorov energy spectrum turbulence, nuclear force formula, Lorentz line shape, Doppler line shape, Voigt profile line shape, nuclear force parameters, Hideki Yukawa, derivation Rutherford scattering formula, derivation Rutherford scattering formula with target recoil, Bohr hydrogen spectrum, helium spectrum, De Broglie wavelength electrons, models nuclear structure, enigma of mass deficits, shell model nuclear structure, alpha particle substructures in nucleus, nuclear magic numbers explanation, The Aharonov-Bohm Effect , physics of deuteron, relativistic formulas linear angular momentum, model negative mass, gravity curved space, generalization Bohr model, nucleonic charge, quantum mechanics deuteron, explosion fireball expansion, cross differences binding energy, alpha module nuclei,**Astronomy:**

explanation retrograde Venus, Titius Bode extrasolar planets, Titius-Bode Rule, Explanation Bode's Law , Bode rules for planetary satellite systems, derivation of Bode law for planets, tangential velocity profile of galaxies, Lagrangian points of a planetary orbit, Laplace relation in satellite systems, direction of rotation of the planets, resonance phenomena solar system, planets acquisition of rotation, centers of mass in solar system, explanation periods rotation planets , existence of dark matter in galaxies, Bode satellites Jupiter Saturn,**Linguistics:**

history of computer translation predicate nominatives are wrong, origin nature Sinhalese language, color terms botanical Latin, nature of sanskrit, relationship of Sanskrit and Avestan, absence nongender pronouns, predicate nominatives abomination, origin name city London, Danish shibboleth, Welsh language, family-hood languages Europe India, relationships Scandinavian languages, word order typology, typology of language grammars, syllabification of Japanese, origin of Navajo and Apache, decipherment of Hittite, decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics, Chinese place names, Japanese place names, Korean place names, Vietnamese place names, Polish place names, relationship of Spanish and Portuguese, nature of Basque language, Basque language Iberian, history of punctuation of English writing, language of the Huns, nature of Urdu, nature of Romanian Language, Catalan relationship to Spanish Portuguese French, basic structure of language, Korean Morning Alphabet, nature of Sumerian Language, transliteration runic, Discovery of the Athabascan Origin of the Apache and Navajo Languages, Navajo code talk, structure Japanese syllables,**Meteorology:**

cloud discreteness, Why do the paths of hurricanes recurve?, statistical analysis oceanic oscillation, flatness underside clouds, diurnal temperature profiles, flux and transfer in meteorology, rainfall San Jose, explanation of the paths of hurricanes, derivation of the vorticity equation, pressure tendency equation, derivation of Rossby waves, thermal wind equation, catastrophic dam failures in China, omega equation, quasigeostrophic model, geopotential tendency, derivation baroclinic model, solenoid terms, direction of wind around high and low pressure systems, history of meteorological analysis, equation of a tropical cyclone, Lorenz energy diagram, shallow water wave equation, raindrop snowflake size distribution, Marshall Palmer distribution, omega equation, Brunt-Vaisala buoyancy frequency, clouds and cloudiness, Rankine vortex, explanation of recurvature of hurricanes, paths anticyclones, power dissipation cyclones, nonlinear computational instability, statistics arctic oscillation , pacific multidecadal oscillation, statistical analysis north atlantic oscillation , statistical el nino,**Climatology:**

pacific multidecadal oscillation, arctic sea ice, confidence limits area arctic sea ice, cloud blanket effect, cycle trend global temperature, confidence limits global temperature projections, decline arctic sea ice summer , role of water vapor earth climate, errors Arrhenius, mistakes intergovernmental panel climate change , power dissipation hurricanes, vertical temperature profile atmosphere, changes vertical profile temperature, nonlinearity of greenhouse effect, Budyko's ice-albedo feedback model, Sellers' energy-balance climate model, backcasting climate models, validation IPCC models, latitudinal profiles, direct effect CO2 plants, cloudiness temperature global climate, polar equatorial warming, absorption spectra greenhouse gases, saturation absorption spectra, temperature trends Greenland, thermohaline feedback, Borisov arctic ice cap, temperature trends by latitude, global warming on Venus, statistical significance temperature trends, mid-Pacific thermal vent, anthropogenic cloudiness, nature of trends in global temperature, insolation north pole , insolation by latitude and seasons, uncertainty climate model projections, Marcel Leroux, stationarity global temperature, history computing climate, spectrum average global temperature , nature of climate, ergodicity climatology, polar equatorial warming,**Geology:**

explanation of tides, shape of Earth's hydrosphere, earthquake magnitude measures, Carboniferous Permian glaciation, evidence Snowball Earth,**Biology:**

longevity heart rate, associations baboons humans, shape of quadrupeds, gestation periods, Longevity and scale, D'Arcy Thompson jumping heights, animal running, scaling analysis flight, scale analysis animals, animal coat patterns, explanation sex ratio, cities as superorganisms,**History:**

attempted coup 1965 Indonesia, Herodian line of rulers, Vinland Sagas, timeline life Cleopatra, timeline life Octavian, timeline life Julius Caesar, timeline life Marcus Antonius, history of the transistor, history personal computer, origins silicon valley, history of the Aztecs, economic history amber, Coronado expedition, de Soto expedition, White Lotus religion, origins of cowboy culture, Warring States period of ancient China, technology in ancient China, Chinese treasure fleets, life of Saladdin, Arnold Toynbee on civilization and religion, Meiji revolution, barbarian invasions Roman empire, Mohammad Mossadeq, Alexander of Macedonia, Cabeza de Vaca travels North America, Cabeza de Vaca adventures South America, Sumerian civilization, Sumer Dilmun, Sumer Bahrain, Sumer Mohenjo-daro, Meiji revolution, Funan Empire, fall of Tokugawa Shogunate, Rise and Fall of the Qin Empire, flags battle Alamo, massacre Goliad Texas,**Political Science:**

political bosses and machines, Tom Pendergast, James Michael Curley , Ed Crump, Eugene Talmadge, Frank Hague, Arthur Samish, Theodore Bilbo, Huey Long life & times, Hotelling Downs model political competition, Park Chung Hee of South Korea, Rise of the Vulcans, Chun Doo Hwan of South Korea, Patrice Lumumba life legacy, Han feizu, Emiliano Zapata of Mexico, Pilsudski ideology**Web Graphics:**

scalable vector graphics (SVG) maps, structured graphics control, equation display for the web, the Vector Markup Language VML, unicode character viewer, double buffering in animation, geometric transformation of images, color image manipulation , geography mapping XML,**Religion:**

culture as God, the divinely guided one , identification soma india, the cargo cults of the South Pacific, Hindu religious scriptures, Arnold Toynbee on civilization and religion, White Lotus religion, life Confucius master, Ahmadist sect, Golem Legend, heresy of the free spirit, Manichaeism- Anthropology:

historical relationship between people of Britain Denmark, identification of botanical soma, origins of the Etruscans, Sarmatians, the Iceman of 3000 BC, demise of the Neanderthals, tribal groups of the Americas, genetic origins Japanese, peoples of the sea, northwest coast art Asian parallels, Inuit people and culture, - Health Care:

Michael Shadid cooperative medical care, meaningful healthcare reform AMA price discrimination, AMA prepaid plans, social costs of medical cartels, correct diagnosis cholera epidemics - Demography:

daily mortality rates U.S., matrix model of cohort survival projection, explanation sex ratio, cohort survival projection method, coming social crisis china, - Miscellaneous:

nature of operating systems, history of operating systems, plain loveliness pear blossoms, elastic collision of spheres, history Libyan gas oil, timeline development battery technology, introduction prolog programming language, genealogy of java programming, Technocracy movement, Luca Turin sense of smell, Piet Mondrian de Stijl, Goya times art, blue is not primary color violet is, elastic collision of spheres , intersection of triangles in 3D space, standard query language, the tasseled cap transformation, principal components analysis in remote sensing, order of colors in a rainbow, perceptive efficiency of human eye, Roy Lichtenstein's art, runes on Franks casket, The Newcomen steam engine, T.S. Eliot and culture, the inundation of the Black Sea, Francisco Pancho Villa, Lanchester theory of warfare , abandoned roads, Berkeley Finntown, vibration theory of smell, Rodolfo A. Gonzalez, The Monty Hall Game, Baader Meinhof complex gang, life of Veblen,

- On the website, http://www.InYourFaceFotos.com, there are a few top sites for Google searches:
- variety of rainbows, refractive angle of rainbow , lens structure of magnifiers, history glass chemistry , composition and properties of colored glass, optical characteristics of human eye, history optical glass, Abbe sine condition, aperture stops f-stops , Fresnel equations , economic history Prague, economic history Budapest, Goya times art, life works Kandinsky,

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