DCO Operations Interesting Statistics
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2015
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Statistical pert analysis using integral operators
Ohlendorf, Curtis Gilbert
1969-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
of Optimization Algorithm. IV CONCLUSIONS AND SUMMARY. 23 25 27 BIBLIOGRAPHY' 29 VITA. 30 vi LIST OF FIGURES Figure Page 2. 1 Activities In Parallel. 2. 2 Activities In Series. 2. 3 2. 4 Wheatstone Bridge Double Wheatstone Bridge. 10 10 2. 5...] extended Hartley and Wortham's method by developing integral operators for activities in double wheatstone bridges and in different types of crise-crosses. Ringer [8] also developed integral operators for activities whose completion times...
Connections on statistical manifolds of density operators by geometry of
Isola, Tommaso
of statistical manifolds, that is of manifolds whose points can be identified with density functions with respect to a certain measure Âµ. The classical references for the theory can be found in the books [1, 2, 4Connections on statistical manifolds of density operators by geometry of noncommutative Lp -spaces
APS Operational Statistics for FY 2005
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2006
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2007
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2008
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2009
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2010
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2011
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2013
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APS Operational Statistics for FY 2014
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Maps preserving the joint numerical radius distance of operators Chi-Kwong Li
Li, Chi-Kwong
Maps preserving the joint numerical radius distance of operators Chi-Kwong Li and Edward Poon Dedicated to Professor David Lutzer on the occasion of his retirement. Abstract Denote the joint numerical radius of an m-tuple of bounded operators A = (A1, . . . , Am) by w(A). We give a complete description
Molburg, J. C.; Kavicky, J. A.; Picel, K. C.
2008-03-03T23:59:59.000Z
This report focuses on transmission lines, which operate at voltages of 115 kV and higher. Currently, the highest voltage lines comprising the North American power grid are at 765 kV. The grid is the network of transmission lines that interconnect most large power plants on the North American continent. One transmission line at this high voltage was built near Chicago as part of the interconnection for three large nuclear power plants southwest of the city. Lines at this voltage also serve markets in New York and New England, also very high demand regions. The large power transfers along the West Coast are generally at 230 or 500 kV. Just as there are practical limits to centralization of power production, there are practical limits to increasing line voltage. As voltage increases, the height of the supporting towers, the size of the insulators, the distance between conductors on a tower, and even the width of the right-of-way (ROW) required increase. These design features safely isolate the electric power, which has an increasing tendency to arc to ground as the voltage (or electrical potential) increases. In addition, very high voltages (345 kV and above) are subject to corona losses. These losses are a result of ionization of the atmosphere, and can amount to several megawatts of wasted power. Furthermore, they are a local nuisance to radio transmission and can produce a noticeable hum. Centralized power production has advantages of economies of scale and special resource availability (for instance, hydro resources), but centralized power requires long-distance transfers of power both to reach customers and to provide interconnections for reliability. Long distances are most economically served at high voltages, which require large-scale equipment and impose a substantial footprint on the corridors through which power passes. The most visible components of the transmission system are the conductors that provide paths for the power and the towers that keep these conductors at a safe distance from each other and from the ground and the natural and built environment. Common elements that are generally less visible (or at least more easily overlooked) include the maintained ROW along the path of the towers, access roads needed for maintenance, and staging areas used for initial construction that may be restored after construction is complete. Also visible but less common elements along the corridor may include switching stations or substations, where lines of similar or different voltages meet to transfer power.
Evaluation of design and operating speeds for crest vertical curves with limited sight distance
Russell, Charles William
1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Puerto Colon field is located in the Putumayo basin in southern Colombia, South America, and is operated by Empresa Colombiana de petroleos (ECOPETROL), which is the national oil company. The field produces from the Cretaceous sandstones...
Level statistics of one-dimensional Schrödinger operators with random decaying potential
Shinichi Kotani; Fumihiko Nakano
2014-12-29T23:59:59.000Z
We study the level statistics of one-dimensional Schr\\"odinger operator with random potential decaying like $x^{-\\alpha}$ at infinity. We consider the point process $\\xi_L$ consisting of the rescaled eigenvalues and show that : (i)(ac spectrum case) for $\\alpha > \\frac 12$, $\\xi_L$ converges to a clock process, and the fluctuation of the eigenvalue spacing converges to Gaussian. (ii)(critical case) for $\\alpha = \\frac 12$, $\\xi_L$ converges to the limit of the circular $\\beta$-ensemble.
Christopher Shirley
2014-09-30T23:59:59.000Z
The purpose of the present work is to establish decorrelation estimates at distinct energies for some random Schr\\"odinger operator in dimension one. In particular, we establish the result for some random operators on the continuum with alloy-type potential. These results are used to give a description of the spectral statistics.
Schneidmiller, E A
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We describe statistical and coherence properties of the radiation from x-ray free electron lasers (XFEL) operating in the post-saturation regime. We consider practical case of the SASE3 FEL at the European XFEL. We perform comparison of the main characteristics of the X-ray FEL operating in the post-saturation regime with and without undulator tapering: efficiency, coherence time and degree of transverse coherence.
Fattic, Jana R.
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
?? Drinking water and wastewater industries are facing a nationwide workforce shortfall of qualified treatment plant operators due to factors including the en masse retirement… (more)
Paris-Sud XI, UniversitÃ© de
with statistical analysis Anthony Ung, Laure Malherbe, Frederik Meleux, Bertrand Bessagnet, Laurence Rouil and MACCII modeling team INERIS institut, Paris, France Corresponding author: Anthony.ung@ineris.fr Abstract/QC dossiers and available on the MACC project website for each model. All models have also very significant
Eigenvalue statistics for random Schrodinger operators with non rank one perturbations
Peter D. Hislop; M. Krishna
2014-09-08T23:59:59.000Z
We prove that certain natural random variables associated with the local eigenvalue statistics for generalized lattice Anderson models constructed with finite-rank perturbations are compound Poisson distributed. This distribution is characterized by the fact that the Levy measure is supported on at most a finite set determined by the rank. The proof relies on a Minami-type estimate for finite-rank perturbations. For Anderson-type continuum models on $\\R^d$, we prove a similar result for certain natural random variables associated with the local eigenvalue statistics. We prove that the compound Poisson distribution associated with these random variables has a Levy measure whose support is at most the set of positive integers.
Operational profiling and statistical analysis of Arleigh Burke-class destroyers
Anderson, Travis J. (Travis John)
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Ship operational profiles are a valuable tool for ship designers and engineers when analyzing potential designs and ship system selections. The most common is the speed-time profile, normally depicted as a histogram showing ...
G. Puddu
2009-12-02T23:59:59.000Z
A simple and general prescription for evaluating unambiguously the sign of the grand-canonical trace of quasi-particle statistical density operators (the so-called sign ambiguity in taking the square root of determinants) is given. Sign ambiguities of this kind appear in the evaluation of the grand-canonical partition function projected to good quantum numbers (angular momentum, parity and particle number) in the Hartree-Fock-Bogoliubov approximation at finite temperature, since traces are usually expressed as the square root of determinants. A comparison is made with the numerical continuity method.
ARM - Historical Operational Statistics
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Statistical Digest No. 70 Fishery Statistics of
. These statistics include data on the volume and value of landed catches, employment, quantity of gear operatedStatistical Digest No. 70 Statistics of the United States 1976 Washington National Marine Fisheries Service #12;#12;Statistical Digest No. 70 Fishery Statistics of the United States
FISHERY STATISTICS UNITED STATES
FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES 1973 STATISTICAL DIGEST NO. 67 Prepared by STATISTICS a review of the fishery statistics for the year 1973 . These statistics include data on the volume and value of landings of fishery products, employment 1n the fish- eries, quantity of gear operated, number
FISHERY STATISTICS UNITED STATES
FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES 1971 STATISTICAL DIGEST NO. 65 Prepared by STATISTICS ry statistics for the year 1971 . These statistics include data on the volume and value of landings of fishery products, employment in the fishe ries, quantity of gear operated, number of fishing craft e
STATISTICAL METHODS STATISTICAL METHODS
Delorme, Arnaud
STATISTICAL METHODS 1 STATISTICAL METHODS Arnaud Delorme, Swartz Center for Computational@salk.edu. Keywords: statistical methods, inference, models, clinical, software, bootstrap, resampling, PCA, ICA Abstract: Statistics represents that body of methods by which characteristics of a population are inferred
Diegert, Carl F.
2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z
We define a new diagnostic method where computationally-intensive numerical solutions are used as an integral part of making difficult, non-contact, nanometer-scale measurements. The limited scope of this report comprises most of a due diligence investigation into implementing the new diagnostic for measuring dynamic operation of Sandia's RF Ohmic Switch. Our results are all positive, providing insight into how this switch deforms during normal operation. Future work should contribute important measurements on a variety of operating MEMS devices, with insights that are complimentary to those from measurements made using interferometry and laser Doppler methods. More generally, the work opens up a broad front of possibility where exploiting massive high-performance computers enable new measurements.
Learner characteristics involved in distance learning
Cernicek, A.T.; Hahn, H.A.
1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Distance learning represents a strategy for leveraging resources to solve educational and training needs. Although many distance learning programs have been developed, lessons learned regarding differences between distance learning and traditional education with respect to learner characteristics have not been well documented. Therefore, we conducted a survey of 20 distance learning professionals. The questionnaire was distributed to experts attending the second Distance Learning Conference sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory. This survey not only acquired demographic information from each of the respondents but also identified important distance learning student characteristics. Significant distance learner characteristics, which were revealed statistically and which influence the effectiveness of distance learning, include the following: reading level, student autonomy, and self-motivation. Distance learning cannot become a more useful and effective method of instruction without identifying and recognizing learner characteristics. It will be important to consider these characteristics when designing all distance learning courses. This paper will report specific survey findings and their implications for developing distance learning courses. 9 refs., 6 tabs.
ON PULSAR DISTANCE MEASUREMENTS AND THEIR UNCERTAINTIES
Verbiest, J. P. W.; Lee, K. J. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie, Auf dem Huegel 69, 53121 Bonn (Germany); Weisberg, J. M.; Chael, A. A. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057 (United States); Lorimer, D. R. [Department of Physics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 (United States)
2012-08-10T23:59:59.000Z
Accurate distances to pulsars can be used for a variety of studies of the Galaxy and its electron content. However, most distance measures to pulsars have been derived from the absorption (or lack thereof) of pulsar emission by Galactic H I gas, which typically implies that only upper or lower limits on the pulsar distance are available. We present a critical analysis of all measured H I distance limits to pulsars and other neutron stars, and translate these limits into actual distance estimates through a likelihood analysis that simultaneously corrects for statistical biases. We also apply this analysis to parallax measurements of pulsars in order to obtain accurate distance estimates and find that the parallax and H I distance measurements are biased in different ways, because of differences in the sampled populations. Parallax measurements typically underestimate a pulsar's distance because of the limited distance to which this technique works and the consequential strong effect of the Galactic pulsar distribution (i.e., the original Lutz-Kelker bias), in H I distance limits, however, the luminosity bias dominates the Lutz-Kelker effect, leading to overestimated distances because the bright pulsars on which this technique is applicable are more likely to be nearby given their brightness.
Sandia National Laboratories: operational statistics
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Czarnecki, Krzysztof
2012 Beaver Computing Challenge Results Sponsor: 1 #12;Statistics Overall Statistics Number.24/6 Glasses: 1.74/4 Text Machine: 5.54/8 Hierarchical Structure: 2.98/6 Bebrocarina: 2.14/4 Beaver Navigation: 5.06/8 Beaver Pyramid: 3.23/6 Change Direction: 1.45/4 Power Generation: 5.56/8 Rotating Puzzle: 5
Crow, Ben D
2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
of Globalization: Statistics Weiss, L. (1997). "of Globalization: Statistics Milanovic, B. (1999). Truethe focus of global statistics, particularly in relation to
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of Experiments Reliability Bayesian Methods Statistical Computation Statistical Graphics and Visualization Analysis of Measurement Systems Projects Data Analysis System...
Statistical Laboratory & Department of Statistics
Statistical Laboratory & Department of Statistics Annual Report July 1, 2005 to December 31, 2006...............................................33 Statistical Computing Section ......................................34 CSSM and statistical methodology in the nutritional sciences. We were also very pleased to secure a permanent lecturer
Jackson, Philip JB
Statistical identification of critical, dependent and redundant articulators Veena D Singampalli of articulatory roles Evaluation by exhaustive search and trajectory generation Summary Statistical identification, Belgium #12;Statistical identification of critical, dependent and redundant articulators Veena D
Jackson, Philip JB
Statistical identification of critical, dependent and redundant articulators Philip Jackson & Veena Statistical identification of critical, dependent and redundant articulators Philip Jackson & Veena Acoustics'08 Paris #12;Statistical identification of critical, dependent and redundant articulators Philip
32. Statistics 1 32. STATISTICS
Masci, Frank
32. Statistics 1 32. STATISTICS Revised September 2007 by G. Cowan (RHUL). This chapter gives an overview of statistical methods used in High Energy Physics. In statistics, we are interested in using's validity or to determine the values of its parameters. There are two main approaches to statistical
Some statistics of Galactic SNRs
D. A. Green
2005-05-20T23:59:59.000Z
The selection effects applicable to the identification of Galactic supernova remnants (SNRs) at radio wavelengths are discussed. Low surface brightness remnants are missing, as are those with small angular sizes (including young but distant SNRs). Several statistical properties of Galactic SNRs are discussed, including the surface-brightness/diameter (Sigma-D) relation. The wide range of intrinsic properties of Galactic remnants with known distances, and the observational selection effects, means that the Sigma-D relation is of limited use to derive diameters and hence distances for individual SNRs, or for statistical studies.
Term statistics Zipf's law text statistics
Lu, Jianguo
Term statistics Zipf's law text statistics October 20, 2014 text statistics 1 / 19 #12;Term statistics Zipf's law Overview 1 Term statistics 2 Zipf's law text statistics 2 / 19 #12;Term statistics Zipf's law Outline 1 Term statistics 2 Zipf's law text statistics 3 / 19 #12;Term statistics Zipf's law Model
Michele Arzano; Dario Benedetti
2008-09-04T23:59:59.000Z
Non-commutative quantum field theories and their global quantum group symmetries provide an intriguing attempt to go beyond the realm of standard local quantum field theory. A common feature of these models is that the quantum group symmetry of their Hilbert spaces induces additional structure in the multiparticle states which reflects a non-trivial momentum-dependent statistics. We investigate the properties of this "rainbow statistics" in the particular context of $\\kappa$-quantum fields and discuss the analogies/differences with models with twisted statistics.
Engineering Statistics From "Engineering Statistics" , Top &
Kovintavewat, Piya
Engineering Statistics From "Engineering Statistics" , Top & Wiley, Prapaisri & Pongchanun 2 From "Engineering Statistics" , Top & Wiley, Prapaisri & Pongchanun 3 " "(Sample) (Sampling) ""(Population) " "(Statistics) ""(Parameter) From "Engineering Statistics" , Top & Wiley, Prapaisri
Statistics applied to safeguards
Picard, R.R.
1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical methods are central to safeguards work. Measurements forming the basis of much materials accountancy are not perfect - ``perfect`` in the sense of being error free. Other sessions in this course address the destructive and nondestructive measurement of nuclear material, together with the inherent limitations in those measurements. The bottom line is that measurement errors are a fact of life and, since we can`t eliminate them, we have to find a rational way to deal with them. Which leads to the world of statistics. Beyond dealing with measurement errors, another area of statistical application involves the sampling of items for verification. Inspectors from the IAEA and domestic regulatory agencies periodically visit operating facilities and make measurements of selected items. By comparing their own measured values to those declared by the facilities, increased confidence is obtained. If verification measurements were not expensive, time consuming, and disruptive to operations, perhaps verification of 100% of the inventories would be desirable. In reality, many constraints lead to inspection of only a portion of those inventories. Drawing inferences about a larger ``population`` of declared items in a facility based on verification information obtained from a sample of those items is a statistical problem. There are few texts on statistics in safeguards. The lengthy exposition ``IAEA Safeguards: Statistical Concepts and Techniques`` and the US NRC book edited by Bowen and Bennet are two good sources of general information. In the next section, the subject of measurement quality is addressed. The third section covers the evaluation of MUFs, and discusses the related subjects of error propagation and sequential analysis. The final section covers verification, inspection sample size calculations, and the D statistic. The text is written at an elementary level, with references to the safeguards literature for more detailed treatment.
Statistics applied to safeguards
Picard, R.R.
1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical methods are central to safeguards work. Measurements forming the basis of much materials accountancy are not perfect - perfect'' in the sense of being error free. Other sessions in this course address the destructive and nondestructive measurement of nuclear material, together with the inherent limitations in those measurements. The bottom line is that measurement errors are a fact of life and, since we can't eliminate them, we have to find a rational way to deal with them. Which leads to the world of statistics. Beyond dealing with measurement errors, another area of statistical application involves the sampling of items for verification. Inspectors from the IAEA and domestic regulatory agencies periodically visit operating facilities and make measurements of selected items. By comparing their own measured values to those declared by the facilities, increased confidence is obtained. If verification measurements were not expensive, time consuming, and disruptive to operations, perhaps verification of 100% of the inventories would be desirable. In reality, many constraints lead to inspection of only a portion of those inventories. Drawing inferences about a larger population'' of declared items in a facility based on verification information obtained from a sample of those items is a statistical problem. There are few texts on statistics in safeguards. The lengthy exposition IAEA Safeguards: Statistical Concepts and Techniques'' and the US NRC book edited by Bowen and Bennet are two good sources of general information. In the next section, the subject of measurement quality is addressed. The third section covers the evaluation of MUFs, and discusses the related subjects of error propagation and sequential analysis. The final section covers verification, inspection sample size calculations, and the D statistic. The text is written at an elementary level, with references to the safeguards literature for more detailed treatment.
Jan de Leeuw
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
with Real Data ? Annals Statistics, of 5:1055-1098, 1977.The Foundations of Statistics - Are There Any ? Synthese, [Statistics and the Sciences Jan de Leeuw UCLA Statistics
ORIGINAL ARTICLE Quantification of the Statistical Effects of Spatiotemporal
Rowe, Daniel B.
that such operations have on the statistical properties of the acquired data are unaccounted for, neuroscientists could
Distribution of Wind Power Forecasting Errors from Operational Systems (Presentation)
Hodge, B. M.; Ela, E.; Milligan, M.
2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
This presentation offers new data and statistical analysis of wind power forecasting errors in operational systems.
J. Mark Heinzle; Claes Uggla
2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z
In this paper we explore stochastical and statistical properties of so-called recurring spike induced Kasner sequences. Such sequences arise in recurring spike formation, which is needed together with the more familiar BKL scenario to yield a complete description of generic spacelike singularities. In particular we derive a probability distribution for recurring spike induced Kasner sequences, complementing similar available BKL results, which makes comparisons possible. As examples of applications, we derive results for so-called large and small curvature phases and the Hubble-normalized Weyl scalar.
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Wastewater Construction and Operation Permits (Iowa)
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These regulations describe permit requirements for the construction and operation of facilities treating wastewater, and provide separation distances from other water sources.
Long working distance interference microscope
Sinclair, Michael B.; DeBoer, Maarten P.; Smith, Norman F.
2004-04-13T23:59:59.000Z
Disclosed is a long working distance interference microscope suitable for three-dimensional imaging and metrology of MEMS devices and test structures on a standard microelectronics probe station. The long working distance of 10-30 mm allows standard probes or probe cards to be used. This enables nanometer-scale 3-D height profiles of MEMS test structures to be acquired across an entire wafer. A well-matched pair of reference/sample objectives is not required, significantly reducing the cost of this microscope, as compared to a Linnik microinterferometer.
Entropy distance: New quantum phenomena
Weis, Stephan [Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Inselstr. 22, D-04103 Leipzig (Germany); Knauf, Andreas [Department of Mathematics, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Cauerstr. 11, D-91058 Erlangen (Germany)
2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z
We study a curve of Gibbsian families of complex 3 Multiplication-Sign 3-matrices and point out new features, absent in commutative finite-dimensional algebras: a discontinuous maximum-entropy inference, a discontinuous entropy distance, and non-exposed faces of the mean value set. We analyze these problems from various aspects including convex geometry, topology, and information geometry. This research is motivated by a theory of infomax principles, where we contribute by computing first order optimality conditions of the entropy distance.
Rao Distances Charles A. Micchelli
Noakes, Lyle
of Mathematics and Statistics The University of Western Australia Nedlands, WA 6907, Australia E-mail: lyle supported by NSF Grant DMS-9973427, and the University of Western Australia Distinguished Visitors Fund 2
Introduction Statistical Tests
Liu, Huan
Introduction Statistical Tests Experiment Summary Statistical Significance Testing Machine Learning Lab, ASU Surendra Singhi April 29, 2005 Surendra Singhi Statistical Significance Testing #12;Introduction Statistical Tests Experiment Summary Outline 1 Introduction Preliminary Stuff Sources of Variation
Brown, D. F.; Freeman, W. A.; Carhart, R. A.; Krumpolc, M.; Decision and Information Sciences; Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
2005-09-23T23:59:59.000Z
This report provides technical documentation for values in the Table of Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances (PADs) in the 2004 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2004). The objective for choosing the PADs specified in the ERG2004 is to balance the need to adequately protect the public from exposure to potentially harmful substances against the risks and expenses that could result from overreacting to a spill. To quantify this balance, a statistical approach is adopted, whereby the best available information is used to conduct an accident scenario analysis and develop a set of up to 1,000,000 hypothetical incidents. The set accounts for differences in containers types, incident types, accident severity (i.e., amounts released), locations, times of day, times of year, and meteorological conditions. Each scenario is analyzed using detailed emission rate and atmospheric dispersion models to calculate the downwind chemical concentrations from which a 'safe distance' is determined. The safe distance is defined as the distance downwind from the source at which the chemical concentration falls below health protection criteria. The American Industrial Hygiene Association's Emergency Response Planning Guideline Level 2 (ERPG-2) or equivalent is the health criteria used. The statistical sample of safe distance values for all incidents considered in the analysis are separated into four categories: small spill/daytime release, small spill/nighttime release, large spill/daytime release, and large spill/nighttime release. The 90th-percentile safe distance values for each of these groups became the PADs that appear in the ERG2004.
Statistical Methods in Surveying by Trilateration
Hereman, Willy A.M.
positions. In practice, distances are measured with error, and statistical methods can quantify squares technique performs best, but in some situations a linear estimator could in theory be constructed is removed via controlled explosions, both accurate positioning of the drill and precise measurement
Fink, Kenneth Lee
1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This thesis documents an evaluation of the relationships between accident rates at horizontal curves and preceding tangent length and sight distance. Data collection and statistical methods used to evaluate this relationship are presented. A base...
Using Distance Estimates in Heuristic Search Jordan T. Thayer and Wheeler Ruml
Ruml, Wheeler
-distance-to-go estimate. Operators frequently have different costs and cost-to-go is not the same as search both the estimated cost-to-go, given by a heuristic evaluation function h, as well as the searchUsing Distance Estimates in Heuristic Search Jordan T. Thayer and Wheeler Ruml Department
Metrics and methods for social distance
Andris, Clio
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Distance measures are important for scientists because they illustrate the dynamics of geospatial topologies for physical and social processes. Two major types of distance are generally used for this purpose: Euclidean ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2013 published exclusively online by Institute for Policy & Social,chapters,or the full Kansas Statistical Abstract are permitted on the condition that sources are cited. Kansas Statistical Abstract 2013 2 #12;Table of Contents Foreword
Statistical Laboratory established 1933
Statistical Laboratory established 1933 Biennial Report July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1999 #12;Index 50 years of statistics ....................... 1 Self study & external review .......... 2 Social sciences statistics ................ 3 On the lighter side........................... 6 Publications 1997
Update on a short-distance D^0-meson mixing calculation with $N_f=2+1$ flavors
C. C. Chang; C. Bernard; C. M. Bouchard; A. X. El-Khadra; E. D. Freeland; E. Gámiz; A. S. Kronfeld; J. Laiho; R. S. Van de Water
2014-12-13T23:59:59.000Z
We present an update on our calculation of the short-distance $D^0$-meson mixing hadronic matrix elements. The analysis is performed on the MILC collaboration's $N_f=2+1$ asqtad configurations. We use asqtad light valence quarks and the Sheikoleslami-Wohlert action with the Fermilab interpretation for the valence charm quark. SU(3), partially quenched, rooted, staggered heavy-meson chiral perturbation theory is used to extrapolate to the chiral-continuum limit. Systematic errors arising from the chiral-continuum extrapolation, heavy-quark discretization, and quark-mass uncertainties are folded into the statistical errors from the chiral-continuum fits with methods of Bayesian inference. A preliminary error budget for all five operators is presented.
Department of Statistical Science
Keinan, Alon
Joslin Diabetes Center LG Electronics Monsanto Risk Management Solutions Samsung Insurance (3) Statistics
Optical distance measurement device and method thereof
Bowers, Mark W. (Patterson, CA)
2003-05-27T23:59:59.000Z
A system and method of efficiently obtaining distance measurements of a target. A modulated optical beam may be used to determine the distance to the target. A first beam splitter may be used to split the optical beam and a second beam splitter may be used to recombine a reference beam with a return ranging beam. An optical mixing detector may be used in a receiver to efficiently detect distance measurement information.
Hazardous Waste Minimum Distance Requirements (Connecticut)
Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]
These regulations set minimum distance requirements between certain types of facilities that generate, process, store, and dispose of hazardous waste and other land uses. The regulations require an...
Mohaghegh, Shahab
METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREA OUTLOOK MORGANTOWN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS Bureau to be repeated over the next five years. The Morgantown Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had an average annual
Interpreting Accident Statistics
Ferreira, Joseph Jr.
Accident statistics have often been used to support the argument that an abnormally small proportion of drivers account for a large proportion of the accidents. This paper compares statistics developed from six-year data ...
Knots and Minimum Distance Energy Rosanna Speller
Denne, Elizabeth
Knots and Minimum Distance Energy Rosanna Speller (Dated: May 11, 2008) Professor Elizabeth Denne have least Minimum Distance Energy. I previously showed that the energy is minimized for convex polygons. We hope relating the energy to chords of polygons will be a helpful step towards showing
THE EXTRAGALACTIC DISTANCE SCALE WITHOUT CEPHEIDS. IV
Hislop, Lachlan; Mould, Jeremy [School of Physics, University of Melbourne, Vic 3010 (Australia); Schmidt, Brian; Bessell, Michael S.; Da Costa, Gary; Francis, Paul; Keller, Stefan; Tisserand, Patrick; Rapoport, Sharon; Casey, Andy, E-mail: jmould@unimelb.edu.au, E-mail: brian@mso.anu.edu.au [Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Australian National University, Canberra (Australia)
2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Cepheid period-luminosity relation is the primary distance indicator used in most determinations of the Hubble constant. The tip of the red giant branch (TRGB) is an alternative basis. Using the new Australian National University (ANU) SkyMapper Telescope, we calibrate the Tully-Fisher relation in the I band. We find that the TRGB and Cepheid distance scales are consistent.
Statistics Statistique Canada Canada
Sinnamon, Gordon J.
Statistics Statistique Canada Canada Human Resources and Ressources humaines et Skills Development Canada DÃ©veloppement des compÃ©tences Canada Culture,Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics about this product or the wide range of services and data available from Statistics Canada, visit our
Statistical Parsing Inside Algorithm
Ageno, Alicia
Parsing Â· Review Â· Statistical Parsing Â· SCFG Â· Inside Algorithm Â· Outside Algorithm NLP statistical parsing 1 Â· Outside Algorithm Â· Viterbi Algorithm Â· Learning models Â· SCFG extensions Â· Other NLP statistical parsing 2 language and is often viewed as an important prerequisite for building
STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE
Karney, Charles
STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE CHIRIKOV-TAYLOR MODEL IN THE PRESENCE OF NOISE A. B. RECHESTER that the presence of noise makes the statistical description of this system unique. Theform of the diffusion, and statistical averaging, performed ana- lytically with thepath-integral method, are the same. Some
POSITION OPENING APPLIED STATISTICS
Shepp, Larry
: Assistant or Associate Professor of Applied Statistics. Employment Beginning: September 16, 2012 DescriptionPOSITION OPENING APPLIED STATISTICS Department of Decision Sciences Charles H. Lundquist College at the University of Oregon is seeking to fill one tenure-track faculty position in Applied Statistics. Rank
Statistical Scientist / Senior Statistical Scientist Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland (BioSS)
Edinburgh, University of
------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Statistical Scientist / Senior Statistical Scientist Â£26,610 Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland (BioSS) statistically minded, individual to help address the range of statistical, bioinformatics and modelling problems
Statistical Convergence and Convergence in Statistics
Mark Burgin; Oktay Duman
2006-12-07T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical convergence was introduced in connection with problems of series summation. The main idea of the statistical convergence of a sequence l is that the majority of elements from l converge and we do not care what is going on with other elements. We show (Section 2) that being mathematically formalized the concept of statistical convergence is directly connected to convergence of such statistical characteristics as the mean and standard deviation. At the same time, it known that sequences that come from real life sources, such as measurement and computation, do not allow, in a general case, to test whether they converge or statistically converge in the strict mathematical sense. To overcome limitations induced by vagueness and uncertainty of real life data, neoclassical analysis has been developed. It extends the scope and results of the classical mathematical analysis by applying fuzzy logic to conventional mathematical objects, such as functions, sequences, and series. The goal of this work is the further development of neoclassical analysis. This allows us to reflect and model vagueness and uncertainty of our knowledge, which results from imprecision of measurement and inaccuracy of computation. In the context on the theory of fuzzy limits, we develop the structure of statistical fuzzy convergence and study its properties.
National Wind Distance Learning Collaborative
Dr. James B. Beddow
2013-03-29T23:59:59.000Z
Executive Summary The energy development assumptions identified in the Department of Energy's position paper, 20% Wind Energy by 2030, projected an exploding demand for wind energy-related workforce development. These primary assumptions drove a secondary set of assumptions that early stage wind industry workforce development and training paradigms would need to undergo significant change if the workforce needs were to be met. The current training practice and culture within the wind industry is driven by a relatively small number of experts with deep field experience and knowledge. The current training methodology is dominated by face-to-face, classroom based, instructor present training. Given these assumptions and learning paradigms, the purpose of the National Wind Distance Learning Collaborative was to determine the feasibility of developing online learning strategies and products focused on training wind technicians. The initial project scope centered on (1) identifying resources that would be needed for development of subject matter and course design/delivery strategies for industry-based (non-academic) training, and (2) development of an appropriate Learning Management System (LMS). As the project unfolded, the initial scope was expanded to include development of learning products and the addition of an academic-based training partner. The core partners included two training entities, industry-based Airstreams Renewables and academic-based Lake Area Technical Institute. A third partner, Vision Video Interactive, Inc. provided technology-based learning platforms (hardware and software). The revised scope yielded an expanded set of results beyond the initial expectation. Eight learning modules were developed for the industry-based Electrical Safety course. These modules were subsequently redesigned and repurposed for test application in an academic setting. Software and hardware developments during the project's timeframe enabled redesign providing for student access through the use of tablet devices such as iPads. Early prototype Learning Management Systems (LMS) featuring more student-centric access and interfaces with emerging social media were developed and utilized during the testing applications. The project also produced soft results involving cross learning between and among the partners regarding subject matter expertise, online learning pedagogy, and eLearning technology-based platforms. The partners believe that the most significant, overarching accomplishment of the project was the development and implementation of goals, activities, and outcomes that significantly exceeded those proposed in the initial grant application submitted in 2009. Key specific accomplishments include: (1) development of a set of 8 online learning modules addressing electrical safety as it relates to the work of wind technicians; (3) development of a flexible, open-ended Learning Management System (LMS): (3) creation of a robust body of learning (knowledge, experience, skills, and relationships). Project leaders have concluded that there is substantial resource equity that could be leverage and recommend that it be carried forward to pursue a Next Stage Opportunity relating to development of an online core curriculum for institute and community college energy workforce development programs.
Optimization of Wind Turbine Operation
Optimization of Wind Turbine Operation by Use of Spinner Anemometer TF Pedersen, NN SÃ¸rensen, L Title: Optimization of Wind Turbine Operation by Use of Spinner Anemometer Department: Wind Energy prototype wind turbine. Statistics of the yaw error showed an average of about 10Â°. The average flow
Statistics and the Modern Student
Robert Gould
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Technology Innovations in Statistics Education, 3(1). Wild,the "wider view" of statistics, The American Statistician,a History of Teaching Statistics, Edinburgh: John Bibby (
Statistics and the Modern Student
Gould, Robert
2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Technology Innovations in Statistics Education, 3(1). Wild,the "wider view" of statistics, The American Statistician,a History of Teaching Statistics, Edinburgh: John Bibby (
BS in STATISTICS: Statistical Science Emphasis (695220) MAP Sheet Department of Statistics
Olsen Jr., Dan R.
BS in STATISTICS: Statistical Science Emphasis (695220) MAP Sheet Department of Statistics the following: Stat 121 Principles of Statistics Stat 151 Introduction to Bayesian Statistics Stat 201 Statistics for Engineers & Scientists Stat 301 Statistics & Probability for Sec Ed Note: Students who have
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 28:113120 (2001) Inuence of Nozzle-to-Skin Distance in Cryogen Spray
Aguilar, Guillermo
2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
of dis- tance from the nozzle tip. Results: Size of spray cones and sprayed areas vary with distanceLasers in Surgery and Medicine 28:113±120 (2001) In¯uence of Nozzle-to-Skin Distance in Cryogen, the optimal atomizing nozzle design and operating conditions for cooling human skin remain to be determined
EUCLIDEAN DISTANCE MATRIX COMPLETION PROBLEMS June ...
2010-06-06T23:59:59.000Z
Jun 6, 2010 ... distances between hydrogen atoms that are closer than 3.5 Å. The problems were gen- erated by taking fragments consisting of the first 20, 40, ...
1 Statistics Statistics plays an important role throughout society, providing
Vertes, Akos
1 Statistics STATISTICS Statistics plays an important role throughout society, providing data. They also explore how those skills can be applied to develop new initiatives. Statistics is one. UNDERGRADUATE Bachelor's program Â· Bachelor of Science with a major in statistics (http:// bulletin.gwu.edu/arts-sciences/statistics
Part I STATISTICAL PHYSICS 1 Statistical Physics
unknown authors
In this first part of the book we shall study aspects of classical statistical physics that every physicist should know, but are not usually treated in elementary thermodynamics courses. Our study will lay the microphysical (particle-scale) foundations for the continuum physics of Parts II—VI. As a central feature of our approach, we shall emphasize the intimate connections between the relativistic formulation of statistical physics and its nonrelativistic limit, and between quantum statistical physics and the classical theory. Throughout, we shall presume that the reader is familiar with elementary thermodynamics, but not with other aspects of statistical physics. In Chap. 2 we will study kinetic theory — the simplest of all formalisms for analyzing systems of huge numbers of particles (e.g., molecules of air, or neutrons diffusing through a nuclear reactor, or photons produced in the big-bang origin of the Universe). In kinetic theory the key concept is the “distribution function ” or “number density of particles in phase space”, N; i.e., the number of particles per unit 3-dimensional volume of ordinary space and per unit 3-dimensional volume of momentum space. Despite first appearances, N turns out to be a geometric, frame-independent entity. This N and the frame-independent laws it
Part I STATISTICAL PHYSICS 1 Statistical Physics
unknown authors
2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In this first part of the book we shall study aspects of classical statistical physics that every physicist should know, but are not usually treated in elementary thermodynamics courses. Our study will lay the microphysical (particle-scale) foundations for the continuum physics of Parts II—VI. As a central feature of our approach, we shall emphasize the intimate connections between the relativistic formulation of statistical physics and its nonrelativistic limit, and between quantum statistical physics and the classical theory. Throughout, we shall presume that the reader is familiar with elementary thermodynamics, but not with other aspects of statistical physics. In Chap. 2 we will study kinetic theory — the simplest of all formalisms for analyzing systems of huge numbers of particles (e.g., molecules of air, or neutrons diffusing through a nuclear reactor, or photons produced in the big-bang origin of the Universe). In kinetic theory the key concept is the “distribution function ” or “number density of particles in phase space”, N; i.e., the number of particles per unit 3-dimensional volume of ordinary space and per unit 3-dimensional volume of momentum space. Despite first appearances, N turns out to be a geometric, frame-independent entity. This N and the frame-independent laws it
Part I STATISTICAL PHYSICS 1 Statistical Physics
unknown authors
In this first part of the book we shall study aspects of classical statistical physics that every physicist should know but are not usually treated in elementary thermodynamics courses. This study will lay the microphysical (particle-scale) foundations for the continuum physics of Parts II—VI. Throughout, we shall presume that the reader is familiar with elementary thermodynamics, but not with other aspects of statistical physics. As a central feature of our approach, we shall emphasize the intimate connections between the relativistic formulation of statistical physics and its nonrelativistic limit, and between quantum statistical physics and the classical theory. Chapter 2 will deal with kinetic theory, which is the simplest of all formalisms for studying systems of huge numbers of particles (e.g., molecules of air, or neutrons diffusing through a nuclear reactor, or photons produced in the big-bang origin of the Universe). In kinetic theory the key concept is the “distribution function ” or “number density of particles in phase space”, N; i.e., the number of particles per unit 3-dimensional volume of ordinary space and per unit 3-dimensional volume of momentum space. Despite first appearances, N turns out to be a geometric, frame-independent entity. This N and the laws it obeys provide
Statistical Hadronization and Holography
Jacopo Bechi
2009-12-17T23:59:59.000Z
In this paper we consider some issues about the statistical model of the hadronization in a holographic approach. We introduce a Rindler like horizon in the bulk and we understand the string breaking as a tunneling event under this horizon. We calculate the hadron spectrum and we get a thermal, and so statistical, shape for it.
Nonextensive statistical dynamics applied to wall turbulence
Simen Å Ellingsen; Per-Åge Krogstad
2014-02-10T23:59:59.000Z
We apply a formalism of nonextensive statistical mechanics to experimental wall turbulence data, for the first time to our knowledge. Wind tunnel data for velocity differences a streamwise distance $r$ apart are compared to the prediction from theory as developed by Beck. The simplest theory, in which all free parameters are removed, is found to reproduce statistics for the wall-normal velocity component remarkably well, even for $r$ well beyond the corresponding integral scale, while the corresponding description of the streamwise velocity fluctuations is reasonable at separations below the integral scale. A least-squares 2-parameter fit is performed, and the dependence of the optimum parameter values on wall separation and $r$ is analysed. Both parameters are found to be approximately independent of wall-separation in the logarithmic sub-layer.
Statistics: Part 1 1. Why bother with statistics?
Francis, Paul
Statistics: Part 1 1. Why bother with statistics? Why is statistics so necessary for observational. But your data just don't seem to back up their claim. Statistics allows you to determine how confidently) practical introduction to those bits of statistics most vital to observational astronomy. 2. What
Statistics 36-756: Advanced Statistics II Syllabus: Fall, 2006
Fienberg, Stephen E.
Statistics 36-756: Advanced Statistics II Syllabus: Fall, 2006 Instructor: Stephen E. Fienberg 132G: Â· To consider major topics from statistical theory and the foundations of inference not covered in Statistics 36-756: Advanced Statistics I, such as exchangeability, the axiomatic foundation of subjective probability
Pearson's Goodness of Fit Statistic as a Score Test Statistic
Smyth, Gordon K.
Pearson's Goodness of Fit Statistic as a Score Test Statistic Gordon K. Smyth Abstract For any generalized linear model, the Pearson goodness of fit statistic is the score test statistic for testing the current model against the saturated model. The re- lationship between the Pearson statistic
The Luminosity Distance in Perturbed FLRW Spacetimes
Ted Pyne; Mark Birkinshaw
2003-10-29T23:59:59.000Z
We derive an expression for the luminosity distance in FLRW spacetimes affected by scalar perturbations. Our expression is complete to linear order and is expressed entirely in terms of standard cosmological parameters and observational quantities. We illustrate the result by calculating the RMS scatter in the usual luminosity distance in flat (Omega_m,Omega_Lambda) = (1.0,0.0) and (0.3,0.7) cosmologies. In both cases the scatter is appreciable at high redshifts, and rises above 11% at z = 2, where it may be the dominant noise term in the Hubble diagram based on SN Ia.
Geodesic distances in Liouville quantum gravity
Jan Ambjorn; Timothy Budd
2014-11-12T23:59:59.000Z
In order to study the quantum geometry of random surfaces in Liouville gravity, we propose a definition of geodesic distance associated to a Gaussian free field on a regular lattice. This geodesic distance is used to numerically determine the Hausdorff dimension associated to shortest cycles of 2d quantum gravity on the torus coupled to conformal matter fields, showing agreement with a conjectured formula by Y. Watabiki. Finally, the numerical tools are put to test by quantitatively comparing the distribution of lengths of shortest cycles to the corresponding distribution in large random triangulations.
Peletier, Reynier
)(Wisconsin) ElseElse StarkenburgStarkenburg ((KapteynKapteyn Lab)Lab) Lucy Frey (Case)Lucy Frey (Case) andand)Mario Mateo (Michigan) Heather Morrison (Case)Heather Morrison (Case) John Norris (MSSSO)John Norris (MSSSODan OravetzOravetz, Lucy Frey (Case), Lucy Frey (Case) #12;Distances are important:Distances are important
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ALTRUISM: ROLE OF POWER DISTANCE IN A HIGH POWER DISTANCE CULTURE
Ankush Punj; Venkat R. Krishnan
Using a sample of 105 manager-subordinate dyads from a high power distance culture, the effects of power distance and transformational leadership on follower altruism were studied. Findings show a significant positive relationship between power distance and transformational leadership and between transformational leadership and follower altruism. The dimensions on which cultures differ have been identified earlier (Hofstede, 1980). The objective of this study is to look at the effect of a dimension on other variables, in a culture that is high on that dimension. Our contention is that in cultures that score high on the power distance dimension of Hofstede (1980) model, if managers maintain a high power distance between themselves and their followers, their transformational leadership would be enhanced, and transformational leadership in turn will enhance altruistic behavior of followers. Merely knowing the dimensions on which cultures differ is not enough. That knowledge has to be used to predict how an alignment with that dimension would affect other variables.
Relevant distance between two different instances of the same potential energy in protein folding
Jose Luis Alonso; Pablo Echenique
2005-04-21T23:59:59.000Z
In the context of complex systems and, particularly, of protein folding, a physically meaningful distance is defined which allows to make useful statistical statements about the way in which energy differences are modified when two different instances of the same potential-energy function are used. When the two instances arise from the fact that different algorithms or different approximations are used, the distance herein defined may be used to evaluate the relative accuracy of the two methods. When the difference is due to a change in the free parameters of which the potential depends on, the distance can be used to quantify, in each region of parameter space, the robustness of the modeling to such a change and this, in turn, may be used to assess the significance of a parameters' fit. Both cases are illustrated with a practical example: the study of the Poisson-based solvation energy in the Trp-Cage protein (PDB code 1L2Y).
FISHERY STATISTICS E UNITED STATES
SH 11 .A443X FISH FISHERY STATISTICS E UNITED STATES ^ 1951 &ch 3. \\Â§^ ^/'Â· m:^ STATISTICAL DIGEST. Farley, Director Statistical Digest 30 FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES 1951 BY A. W. ANDERSON;Fishery Statistics of the United States and Alaska are compiled and published annually to make available
Nucleon - Nucleon Interactions at Short Distances
Misak M Sargsian
2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z
Despite the progress made in understanding the NN interactions at long distances based on effective field theories, the understanding of the dynamics of short range NN interactions remains as elusive as ever. One of the most fascinating properties of short range interaction is its repulsive nature which is responsible for the stability of strongly interacting matter. The relevant distances, $\\le 0.5$ fm, in this case are such that one expects the onset of quark-gluon degrees of freedom with interaction being dominated by QCD dynamics. We review the current status of the understanding of the QCD dynamics of NN interactions at short distances, highlight outstanding questions and outline the theoretical foundation of QCD description of hard NN processes. We present examples of how the study of the hard elastic NN interaction can reveal the symmetry structure of valence quark component of the nucleon wave function and how the onset of pQCD regime is correlated with the onset of color transparency phenomena in hard $pp$ scattering in the nuclear medium. The discussions show how the new experimental facilities can help to advance the knowledge about the QCD nature of nuclear forces at short distances.
Segmentation into fuzzy regions using topographic distance
Philipp-Foliguet, Sylvie
recognition from fuzzy regions. Keywords: Segmentation, Fuzzy region, Watershed, Color image, TopographicSegmentation into fuzzy regions using topographic distance SYLVIE PHILIPPÂFOLIGUET 1 MARCELO@dcc.ufmg.br, arnaldo@dcc.ufmg.br 3 Supported by CAPES. Abstract. This paper exposes an algorithm that leads to a fuzzy
Earth Mover's Distance Based Local Discriminant Basis
Saito, Naoki
Earth Mover's Distance Based Local Discriminant Basis Bradley Marchand and Naoki Saito Abstract in time and frequency. Its goal, given Bradley Marchand Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, e-mail: bradley.marchand@navy.mil Naoki Saito Department of Mathematics, University of California
Sensor Network Localization, Euclidean Distance Matrix ...
2008-11-17T23:59:59.000Z
paper is to view SNL as a (nearest) Euclidean Distance Matrix, EDM, completion problem that ... simply corresponds to a given fixed clique for the graph of the EDM problem. We next ...... The tests were done using MATLAB 7.4. The method for ...
Estimation of Evolutionary Distance between Nucleotide Sequences'
Nei, Masatoshi
Estimation of Evolutionary Distance between Nucleotide Sequences' Fumio Tajima and Masatoshi Nei University of Texas at Houston A mathematical formula for estimating the average number of nucleotide sub rates of substitution among different nucleotide pairs. Although this formula is obtained for the equal
GRID Technologies => `Education' = `Distance Michalis Xenos
Boyer, Edmond
GRID Technologies => `Education' = `Distance Education' Michalis Xenos 1,2 , Bill Vassiliadis 1 possibilities that Grid technologies create in education, presents current learning paradigms and makes a prediction about the way in which Grid technologies may affect the future of education. The case
Statistical Mechanics with focus on
Johannesson, Henrik
Statistical Mechanics with focus on Liquids, Solutions and Colloidal Systems Course contents A. Foundations of statistical mechanics Classical dynamics Â Hamilton's and Liouville's equations The concept statistics. Ideal fermion or boson gases. Â Bose-Einstein condensation. The relationship between
School of Mathematics and Statistics
Du, Jie
School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculties of Arts Economics, Education, Engineering and Science INTERMEDIATE MATHEMATICS and STATISTICS 2012 THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY #12;Contents 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 STAT2911 Probability and Statistical Models (Advanced) . . . . . . . . . . . 16 STAT2912
Brown, Gregory G.
Guide to Inferential Statistics (Hypothesis Testing Statistics) Statistic What does it measure of the variable from the 2 groups p-value less than .05 If p statistically different (reject null) If p > .05, there is no statistical difference in the mean values of groups (accept null) t
Jones, Edmund Theodore
2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
of the population had over 15 years experience and a majority were agriculture Agents. Statistically most Agents had never delivered a program using distance education type technologies and very few of the Agents felt that learning required face-to-face meetings...
NECEC 2008 1 of 5 Statistical Analysis of Operational and
Bruneau, Steve
of adding wind power generation to traditional diesel generation and photovoltaics. This paper specifically was powered solely by diesel generators with battery banks until solar power was introduced in the early 1990 small wind turbines for off- grid power production in isolated, harsh environments is the subject
Improve Boiler System Operations- Application of Statistical Process Control
Scarr, D.; Shea, D.
FOR IMPROVEMENT SURVEY CUSTOMERS2. 3. SELECT PROJECT AGREE UPON REOUREMENTS4. WITH CUSTOMERS 5. DIAGRAM PROCESS FLOW 6. ANAlYSIS OF CAUSE & EFFECT 7. DEFINE PROCESS MEASURES 8. COLLECT AND ANALYZE DATA ON MEASURES 9. NPLEMENT CORRECTIVE ACTION 10. MONTOR...
Scaling Properties of Common Statistical Operators for Gridded Datasets
Zender, C. S; Mangalam, H.
2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
model that accounts for dataset size and structure can helpclimate model-origin. For these dataset geometries our modelfor simple analysis (e.g. dataset differencing). Dataset
JRF (Quality, Reliability and Operations Research): 2013 INDIAN STATISTICAL INSTITUTE
Bandyopadhyay, Antar
Research, (E) Quality Management and Systems and (F) Mathematics. A broad coverage for each of the above), Queuing theory (M/M/s), Game theory (two person zero-sum game). E. Quality Management and Systems: Quality, Quality planning, Quality costs, Total qual- ity management, Six sigma, Quality management system concepts
Long working distance incoherent interference microscope
Sinclair, Michael B. (Albuquerque, NM); De Boer, Maarten P. (Albuquerque, NM)
2006-04-25T23:59:59.000Z
A full-field imaging, long working distance, incoherent interference microscope suitable for three-dimensional imaging and metrology of MEMS devices and test structures on a standard microelectronics probe station. A long working distance greater than 10 mm allows standard probes or probe cards to be used. This enables nanometer-scale 3-dimensional height profiles of MEMS test structures to be acquired across an entire wafer while being actively probed, and, optionally, through a transparent window. An optically identical pair of sample and reference arm objectives is not required, which reduces the overall system cost, and also the cost and time required to change sample magnifications. Using a LED source, high magnification (e.g., 50.times.) can be obtained having excellent image quality, straight fringes, and high fringe contrast.
Metrics for measuring distances in configuration spaces
Sadeghi, Ali, E-mail: ali.sadeghi@unibas.ch; Ghasemi, S. Alireza; Schaefer, Bastian; Mohr, Stephan; Goedecker, Stefan [Department of Physics, Universität Basel, Klingelbergstr. 82, 4056 Basel (Switzerland)] [Department of Physics, Universität Basel, Klingelbergstr. 82, 4056 Basel (Switzerland); Lill, Markus A. [Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, 575 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 (United States)] [Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, 575 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 (United States)
2013-11-14T23:59:59.000Z
In order to characterize molecular structures we introduce configurational fingerprint vectors which are counterparts of quantities used experimentally to identify structures. The Euclidean distance between the configurational fingerprint vectors satisfies the properties of a metric and can therefore safely be used to measure dissimilarities between configurations in the high dimensional configuration space. In particular we show that these metrics are a perfect and computationally cheap replacement for the root-mean-square distance (RMSD) when one has to decide whether two noise contaminated configurations are identical or not. We introduce a Monte Carlo approach to obtain the global minimum of the RMSD between configurations, which is obtained from a global minimization over all translations, rotations, and permutations of atomic indices.
Case study: copyright issues in distance education
Huddleston, Michael B
2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z
, and more elaborate organizational patterns. These issues not only make more difficult the question of who is entitled to claim ownership of materials designed for distance education; they also raise questions about the appropriate distribution... are blurred regarding copyrights and legal ownership. The incorporation of the Internet presents further questions of who owns the property, and even could suggest that multiple individuals or entities could claim part- ownership if the right parties so...
Experimental Statistics NBS Handbook 91: Experimental Statistics [1] was
Experimental Statistics NBS Handbook 91: Experimental Statistics [1] was first published in 1963 as a series of five Army Ordnance Pamphlets OSRDDP 20-110-114. The publication was prepared in the Statistical. Basic Statistical Concepts and Analysis and Inter- pretation of Measurement Data 2. Standard Techniques
Statistics and samples 1.1 What is statistics?
Irwin, Darren
1 1 Statistics and samples 1.1 What is statistics? Biologists study the properties of living things to get sam- pled and who did not. Statistics is a technology that describes and measures aspects of nature from samples. Most importantly, statistics lets us quantify the uncertainty of these meas- ures
Statistics and Differential Geometry 18-466 Mathematical Statistics
Le Ny, Jerome
Statistics and Differential Geometry 18-466 Mathematical Statistics Jerome Le Ny December 14, 2005 of statistical curvature [Efr75], that most of the main concepts and methods of differ- ential geometry are of substantial interest in connection with the theory of statistical inference. This report describes in simple
Sheridan, Jennifer
Distance Education Programs and Courses, March 2012, Page 1 of 3 Approvals for Distance Education Programs and Courses Â Overview Definition of Distance Education. The relevant definitions Department of Education. The Commission defines a distance or correspondence education program as one
Flow Distances on Open Flow Networks
Guo, Liangzhu; Shi, Peiteng; Wang, Jun; Huang, Xiaohan; Zhang, Jiang
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Open flow network is a weighted directed graph with a source and a sink, depicting flux distributions on networks in the steady state of an open flow system. Energetic food webs, economic input-output networks, and international trade networks, are open flow network models of energy flows between species, money or value flows between industrial sectors, and goods flows between countries, respectively. Flow distances (first-passage or total) between any given two nodes $i$ and $j$ are defined as the average number of transition steps of a random walker along the network from $i$ to $j$ under some conditions. They apparently deviate from the conventional random walk distance on a closed directed graph because they consider the openness of the flow network. Flow distances are explicitly expressed by underlying Markov matrix of a flow system in this paper. With this novel theoretical conception, we can visualize open flow networks, calculating centrality of each node, and clustering nodes into groups. We apply fl...
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OPS) OBJECTIVE OPS.1 The formality and discipline of operations is adequate to conduct work safely and programs are in place to maintain this formality and discipline. (CR 13)...
Dritsas, Stylianos, 1978-
2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Design operators is a thesis that investigates the nature and characteristics of the design process by examining the interaction of computation with architectural design. The effects of the introduction of these media in ...
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1997-03-28T23:59:59.000Z
This chapter is focused on capital costs for conventional construction and environmental restoration and waste management projects and examines operating cost estimates to verify that all elements of the project have been considered and properly estimated.
Statistical Learning Theory of Protein Dynamics
Haas, Kevin
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
integrated statistical learning and simulation approach tomolecular simulation, using statistical learning theory tomolecular simulation and statistical learning theory of
Indicators: Performance Statistics
Webb, Peter
% Quality Inspections Completed 66% +12% 95% 86% 95% 52% 81% 51% 76% Utilities: Performance Statistics of performance measures and specific color code target values. Trend status color indicators Â identifies changes from the prior month: Key: - 54% Electric - 0% All Zones Combined Zone Breakdown Steam/Chilled Water 0
General Indicators: Performance Statistics
Webb, Peter
Bank Central Svcs. Energy Mgmt Admin Preventive Maintenance: Fire/Life/Safety (FLS) 87% -4% 100% 47 Trend Initial Target Steam Chilled Utility Outages 2 +1% 0 0 0 Preventive Maintenance: Fire participation reading will be June 2012 *Budget data FYTD through March 2012 Maintenance: Performance Statistics
General Indicators: Performance Statistics
Webb, Peter
Bank Central Svcs. Energy Mgmt Admin Preventive Maintenance: Fire/Life/Safety (FLS) 85% -12% 100% 80 Trend Initial Target Steam Chilled Utility Outages 3 -5 0 1 0 Preventive Maintenance: Fire participation reading will be August 2012 *Budget data FYTD through May 2012 Maintenance: Performance Statistics
General Indicators: Performance Statistics
Webb, Peter
. Energy Mgmt Admin Preventive Maintenance: Fire/Life/Safety (FLS) 97% +10% 100% 96% 93% 99% 98% Non Chilled Utility Outages 8 +6% 0 1 2 Preventive Maintenance: Fire/Life/Safety (FLS) 100% No Change 100 will be June 2012 *Budget data FYTD through April 2012 Maintenance: Performance Statistics Current Month Change
Banaji,. Murad
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Canterbury The UK's European university Undergraduate study #12;2 ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND INSPIRATIONAL TEACHING Much of science is based upon the application of mathematics as for computer science. New discoveries within mathematics affect not only science, but also our general
Combined distance-of-flight and time-of-flight mass spectrometer
Enke, Christie G; Ray, Steven J; Graham, Alexander W; Hieftje, Gary M; Barinaga, Charles J; Koppenaal, David W
2014-02-11T23:59:59.000Z
A combined distance-of-flight mass spectrometry (DOFMS) and time-of-flight mass spectrometry (TOFMS) instrument includes an ion source configured to produce ions having varying mass-to-charge ratios, a first detector configured to determine when each of the ions travels a predetermined distance, a second detector configured to determine how far each of the ions travels in a predetermined time, and a detector extraction region operable to direct portions of the ions either to the first detector or to the second detector.
Entirely passive heat pipe apparatus capable of operating against gravity
Koenig, Daniel R. (Santa Fe, NM)
1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The disclosure is directed to an entirely passive heat pipe apparatus capable of operating against gravity for vertical distances in the order of 3 to 7 meters and more. A return conduit into which an inert gas is introduced is used to lower the specific density of the working fluid so that it may be returned a greater vertical distance from condenser to evaporator.
Jan Berkow; Larry Banta
2003-07-29T23:59:59.000Z
The Intelligent Potroom Operation project focuses on maximizing the performance of an aluminum smelter by innovating components for an intelligent manufacturing system. The Intelligent Potroom Advisor (IPA) monitors process data to identify reduction cells exhibiting behaviors that require immediate attention. It then advises operational personnel on those heuristic-based actions to bring the cell back to an optimal operating state in order to reduce the duration and frequency of substandard reduction cell performance referred to as ''Off-Peak Modes'' (OPMs). Techniques developed to identify cells exhibiting OPMs include the use of a finite element model-based cell state estimator for defining the cell's current operating state via advanced cell noise analyses. In addition, rule induction was also employed to identify statistically significant complex behaviors that occur prior to OPMs. The intelligent manufacturing system design, concepts and formalisms developed in this project w ere used as a basis for an intelligent manufacturing system design. Future research will incorporate an adaptive component to automate continuous process improvement, a technology platform with the potential to improve process performance in many of the other Industries of the Future applications as well.
Rank Distance Bicodes and their Generalization
W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy; Florentin Smarandache; N. Suresh Babu; R. S. Selvaraj
2010-04-16T23:59:59.000Z
This book has four chapters. In chapter one we just recall the notion of RD codes, MRD codes, circulant rank codes and constant rank codes and describe their properties. In chapter two we introduce few new classes of codes and study some of their properties. In this chapter we introduce the notion of fuzzy RD codes and fuzzy RD bicodes. Rank distance m-codes are introduced in chapter three and the property of m-covering radius is analysed. Chapter four indicates some applications of these new classes of codes.
1979 DOE statistical symposium
Gardiner, D.A.; Truett T. (comps. and eds.)
1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
The 1979 DOE Statistical Symposium was the fifth in the series of annual symposia designed to bring together statisticians and other interested parties who are actively engaged in helping to solve the nation's energy problems. The program included presentations of technical papers centered around exploration and disposal of nuclear fuel, general energy-related topics, and health-related issues, and workshops on model evaluation, risk analysis, analysis of large data sets, and resource estimation.
Independent Statistics & Analysis
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Statistical simulation procedures
Tremelling, Robert Norman
2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z
. Ringer This thesis investicates methods for estimating statistical distribution functions which cannot be easily solved by theoretical techniques. The stratified Ilonte Carlo procedure of Ringer and Suharto [11j is extended to the multivariate case... and applied to two probIems, one practical, the other theoretical. This procedure Is shown to be more precise than simple Monte Carlo simula- t. i on. numerical method proposed by Soserville [12j is also extended to the multivariate case, and compared...
Homotopy in statistical physics
Ralph Kenna
2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z
In condensed matter physics and related areas, topological defects play important roles in phase transitions and critical phenomena. Homotopy theory facilitates the classification of such topological defects. After a pedagogic introduction to the mathematical methods involved in topology and homotopy theory, the role of the latter in a number of mainly low-dimensional statistical-mechanical systems is outlined. Some recent activities in this area are reviewed and some possible future directions are discussed.
Semidefinite code bounds based on quadruple distances
2012-01-31T23:59:59.000Z
Personal use is permitted. For any ... a semidefinite program, whose optimum value is an upper bound for A(n, d). ..... This property is closed under linear combinations, matrix ...... from the Institute for Operations Research and Management.
Beyond Kennicott : perceptions of threshold, conceptions of distance
Bull, Steven Keith
1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Threshold: The thesis explores descriptions of threshold. Threshold is not an ordinary space. It relates to the here and the there and the understanding of distance. It is the phenomena of distance, no matter how close ...
CAKE Goes 'The Distance' with Solar | Department of Energy
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CAKE Goes 'The Distance' with Solar CAKE Goes 'The Distance' with Solar February 2, 2011 - 10:00am Addthis April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of...
Statistical Analysis of a Telephone Call Center: A Queueing-Science Perspective
Shen, Haipeng
Statistical Analysis of a Telephone Call Center: A Queueing-Science Perspective Lawrence Brown Corresponding author: Haipeng Shen Department of Statistics and Operations Research University of North Carolina)962-1279 Lawrence Brown is Professor, Department of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Carvell, Frank Joseph
2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z
in the upper campus, a short distance from the south shore of Lake Mendota. Most of the manufacturing plants of Madison are at a considerable distance to the east of the university, and in summer, with northwest winds, the atmosphere is quite free from.... in Ed. , Fairmont State College Directed by: Professor John F. Griffiths A statistical analysis was performed of the temporal frequency distributions of global radiation. The stations chosen'for the investigation were Madison, Wisconsin, for the 40...
GEODESIC FRCHET DISTANCE WITH POLYGONAL OBSTACLES Atlas F. Cook IV
Texas at San Antonio, University of
GEODESIC FRÃ?CHET DISTANCE WITH POLYGONAL OBSTACLES Atlas F. Cook IV Carola Wenk Abstract We present the first algorithm to compute the geodesic FrÃ©chet distance between two polygonal curves in a plane of from a point source). This shortest path map supports geodesic distance queries from any point s ab
Homogeneity and Monotonicity of Distance-Rationalizable Voting Rules
Elkind, Edith
.2.11 [Distributed Artificial Intelligence]: Multiagent Systems; I.2.4 [Knowledge representation is that of votewise distances [12], which "lift" distances over individual votes to distances over entire elections and analysis of multiagent systems [13]. However, voting procedures that have been developed for human
Pruvost, N.; Tsitouras, J.
1981-03-18T23:59:59.000Z
The objectives of Operation Poorman were to design and build a portable seismic system and to set up and use this system in a cold-weather environment. The equipment design uses current technology to achieve a low-power, lightweight system that is configured into three modules. The system was deployed in Alaska during wintertime, and the results provide a basis for specifying a mission-ready seismic verification system.
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Ionized Hydrogen at Large Galactocentric Distances
J. Bland-Hawthorn
1997-04-15T23:59:59.000Z
We summarize recent attempts to detect warm ionized gas at large galactocentric distances. This includes searching for gas at the edges of spirals, in between cluster galaxies, towards extragalactic HI clouds, and towards high velocity clouds and the Magellanic Stream in the Galaxy. With the exception of extragalactic HI clouds, all of these experiments have proved successful. Within each class, we have only observed a handful of objects. It is premature to assess what fraction of the missing baryonic mass fraction might be in the form of ionized gas. But, in most cases, the detections provide a useful constraint on the ambient ionizing flux, and in the case of spiral edges, can even trace dark matter haloes out to radii beyond the reach of radio telescopes.
International petroleum statistics report
NONE
1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
The International Petroleum Statistics Report is a monthly publication that provides current international oil data. This report presents data on international oil production, demand, imports, exports and stocks. The report has four sections. Section 1 contains time series data on world oil production, and on oil demand and stocks in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Section 2 presents an oil supply/demand balance for the world, in quarterly intervals for the most recent two years. Section 3 presents data on oil imports by OECD countries. Section 4 presents annual time series data on world oil production and oil stocks, demand, and trade in OECD countries.
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Operational health physics training
NONE
1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z
The initial four sections treat basic information concerning atomic structure and other useful physical quantities, natural radioactivity, the properties of {alpha}, {beta}, {gamma}, x rays and neutrons, and the concepts and units of radiation dosimetry (including SI units). Section 5 deals with biological effects and the risks associated with radiation exposure. Background radiation and man-made sources are discussed next. The basic recommendations of the ICRP concerning dose limitations: justification, optimization (ALARA concepts and applications) and dose limits are covered in Section seven. Section eight is an expanded version of shielding, and the internal dosimetry discussion has been extensively revised to reflect the concepts contained in the MIRD methodology and ICRP 30. The remaining sections discuss the operational health physics approach to monitoring radiation. Individual sections include radiation detection principles, instrument operation and counting statistics, health physics instruments and personnel monitoring devices. The last five sections deal with the nature of, operation principles of, health physics aspects of, and monitoring approaches to air sampling, reactors, nuclear safety, gloveboxes and hot cells, accelerators and x ray sources. Decontamination, waste disposal and transportation of radionuclides are added topics. Several appendices containing constants, symbols, selected mathematical topics, and the Chart of the Nuclides, and an index have been included.
Testing the consistency between cosmological measurements of distance and age
Nair, Remya; Jain, Deepak
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We present a model independent method to test the consistency between cosmological measurements of distance and age, assuming the distance duality relation. We use type Ia supernovae, baryon acoustic oscillations, and observational Hubble data, to reconstruct the luminosity distance D_L(z), the angle averaged distance D_V(z) and the Hubble rate H(z), using Gaussian processes regression technique. We obtain estimate of the distance duality relation in the redshift range 0.1
STATISTICS ESSENTIAL SKILL OUTCOME STATEMENTS
Gering, Jon C.
SB #3205 STATISTICS ESSENTIAL SKILL OUTCOME STATEMENTS Newly-Revised Version: A liberally educated person is capable of being both a producer and a consumer of statistical information with some basic level of competency. He or she should be able to perform basic statistical analyses (producer
Statistical Ensembles with Volume Fluctuations
Mark I. Gorenstein
2008-06-17T23:59:59.000Z
The volume fluctuations in statistical mechanics are discussed. First, the volume fluctuations in ensembles with a fixed external pressure, the so called pressure ensembles, are considered. Second, a generalization of the pressure ensembles is suggested. Namely, the statistical ensembles with the volume fluctuating according to externally given distributions are considered. Several examples and possible applications in statistical models of hadron production are discussed.
Statistical Explanation WESLEY C. SALMON
Fitelson, Branden
Statistical Explanation WESLEY C. SALMON Indiana University EVER SINCE IUS CLASSIC PAPER with Paul This paper grew out of a discussion of statistical expl8D8tion presented at the meeting of the American Probabilities in Statistical Explanation," along with Henry E. Kyburg's comments and my rejoinder, were
and representation easier for the operator is to give him natural feedback information about the environment operator is far from the area where the action takes place. Operator Barrier (Environment,distance, time of automatic modes by the operator ([VAN94]). The notion of joint cognitive systems, introduced in [HOL83
International petroleum statistics report
NONE
1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
The International Petroleum Statistics Report is a monthly publication that provides current international oil data. This report is published for the use of Members of Congress, Federal agencies, State agencies, industry, and the general public. Publication of this report is in keeping with responsibilities given the Energy Information Administration in Public Law 95-91. The International Petroleum Statistics Report presents data on international oil production, demand, imports, and stocks. The report has four sections. Section 1 contains time series data on world oil production, and on oil demand and stocks in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This section contains annual data beginning in 1985, and monthly data for the most recent two years. Section 2 presents an oil supply/demand balance for the world. This balance is presented in quarterly intervals for the most recent two years. Section 3 presents data on oil imports by OECD countries. This section contains annual data for the most recent year, quarterly data for the most recent two quarters, and monthly data for the most recent twelve months. Section 4 presents annual time series data on world oil production and oil stocks, demand, and trade in OECD countries. World oil production and OECD demand data are for the years 1970 through 1995; OECD stocks from 1973 through 1995; and OECD trade from 1985 through 1995.
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Statistics of polymer adsorption under shear flow
Gui-Li He; René Messina; Hartmut Löwen
2009-10-09T23:59:59.000Z
Using non-equilibrium Brownian dynamics computer simulations, we have investigated the steady state statistics of a polymer chain under three different shear environments: i) linear shear flow in the bulk (no walls), ii) shear vorticity normal to the adsorbing wall, iii) shear gradient normal to the adsorbing wall. The statistical distribution of the chain end-to-end distance and its orientational angles are calculated within our monomer-resolved computer simulations. Over a wide range of shear rates, this distribution can be mapped onto a simple theoretical finite-extensible-nonlinear-elastic dumbbell model with fitted anisotropic effective spring constants. The tails of the angular distribution functions are consistent with scaling predictions borrowed from the bulk dumbbell model. Finally, the frequency of the characteristic periodic tumbling motion has been investigated by simulation as well and was found to be sublinear with the shear rate for the three set-ups, which extends earlier results done in experiments and simulations for free and tethered polymer molecules without adsorption.
Kim, Jihun, E-mail: jihun@umich.edu; Saitou, Kazuhiro [Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 (United States)] [Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 (United States); Matuszak, Martha M.; Balter, James M. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 (United States)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 (United States)
2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z
Purpose: This study aims at developing and testing a novel rigidity penalty suitable for the deformable registration of tightly located skeletal components in the head and neck from planning computed tomography (CT) and daily cone-beam CT (CBCT) scans of patients undergoing radiotherapy. Methods: The proposed rigidity penalty is designed to preserve intervoxel distances within each bony structure. This penalty was tested in the intensity-based B-spline deformable registration of five cervical vertebral bodies (C1–C5). The displacement vector fields (DVFs) from the registrations were compared to the DVFs generated by using rigid body motions of the cervical vertebrae, measured by the surface registration of vertebrae delineated on CT and CBCT images. Twenty five pairs of planning CT (reference) and treatment CBCTs (target) from five patients were aligned without and with the penalty. An existing penalty based on the orthonormality of the deformation gradient tensor was also tested and the effects of the penalties compared. Results: The mean magnitude of the maximum registration error with the proposed distance-preserving penalty was (0.86, 1.12, 1.33) mm compared to (2.11, 2.49, 2.46) without penalty and (1.53, 1.64, 1.64) with the existing orthonormality-based penalty. The improvement in the accuracy of the deformable image registration was also verified by comparing the Procrustes distance between the DVFs. With the proposed penalty, the average distance was 0.11 (? 0.03 mm) which is smaller than 0.53 (0.1 mm) without penalty and 0.28 (0.04 mm) with the orthonormality-based penalty. Conclusions: The accuracy of aligning multiple bony elements was improved by using the proposed distance-preserving rigidity penalty. The voxel-based statistical analysis of the registration error shows that the proposed penalty improved the integrity of the DVFs within the vertebral bodies.
Numerical radius and distance from unitary operators Catalin Badea and Michel Crouzeix
Boyer, Edmond
of . Indeed, we have A = A-1, w(A) = 1 + y2 = r, and A = y + 1+y2 = r + r2-1. Our first aim is to improve
as the minimum number of single character edits, block moves, as well as block copies and block uncopies : : : s n into S 0 = s 1 : : : s j s j+1 : : : s k : : : s h 1 s j : : : s k s h : : : s n . A block uncopy
Statistical Moments - Spring/Summer 2007
UCLA Department of Statistics
2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Re- peated Measures. ! Statistics in Medi- cine, 26, 1552-with a minor in statistics by Summer 2007. These students1 UCLA DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS NEWSLETTER ! status, more
Statistical Moments - Spring/Summer 2008
UCLA Department of Statistics
2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
nonignorable missing values. Statistics in Medicine, 13.species. Annals of Applied Statistics, 1: 36-65. 22. DinovLarge Run Sizes. UCLA Statistics Electronic Publications,
Statistics Online Computational Resource for Education
Dinov, Ivo D; Christou, Nicolas
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
and assess- ment of the statistic online computationalintroductory probability and statistics courses. Computers &Leslie, M. (2003). Statistics starter kit. Science, © 2009
Ruml, Wheeler
of the cost-to-go to speed up problem-solving. In many domains, operators have different costs and estimated cost-to-go is not the same as estimated search-distance-to- go. We investigate further accelerating benchmark domains all actions have the same cost, and so becoming greedy with respect to the cost
Geodesic Distance in Fisher Information Space and Holographic Entropy Formula
Hiroaki Matsueda
2014-08-28T23:59:59.000Z
In this short note, we examine geodesic distance in Fisher information space in which the metric is defined by the entanglement entropy in CFT_(1+1). It is obvious in this case that the geodesic distance at a constant time is a function of the entropy data embedded into the information space. In a special case, the geodesic equation can be solved analytically, and we find that the distance agrees well with the Ryu-Takayanagi formula. Then, we can understand how the distance looks at the embeded quantum information. The result suggests that the Fisher metric is an efficient tool for constructing the holographic spacetime.
Geodesic Distance in Planar Graphs: An Integrable Approach
P. Di Francesco
2005-06-27T23:59:59.000Z
We discuss the enumeration of planar graphs using bijections with suitably decorated trees, which allow for keeping track of the geodesic distances between faces of the graph. The corresponding generating functions obey non-linear recursion relations on the geodesic distance. These are solved by use of stationary multi-soliton tau-functions of suitable reductions of the KP hierarchy. We obtain a unified formulation of the (multi-) critical continuum limit describing large graphs with marked points at large geodesic distances, and obtain integrable differential equations for the corresponding scaling functions. This provides a continuum formulation of two-dimensional quantum gravity, in terms of the geodesic distance.
adolescent female distance: Topics by E-print Network
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distance 26 Female Leadership Raises Aspirations and Educational Attainment for Girls: A Policy Experiment in India MIT - DSpace Summary: Exploiting a randomized natural...
International petroleum statistics report
NONE
1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
The International Petroleum Statistics Report presents data on international oil production, demand, imports, exports, and stocks. The report has four sections. Section 1 contains time series data on world oil production, and on oil demand and stocks in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This section contains annual data beginning in 1985, and monthly data for the most recent two years. Section 2 presents an oil supply/demand balance for the world. This balance is presented in quarterly intervals for the most recent two years. Section 3 presents data on oil imports by OECD countries. This section contains annual data for the most recent year, quarterly data for the most recent two quarters, and monthly data for the most recent twelve months. Section 4 presents annual time series data on world oil production and oil stocks, demand, and trade in OECD countries. World oil production and OECD demand data are for the years 1970 through 1994; OECD stocks from 1973 through 1994; and OECD trade from 1984 through 1994.
International petroleum statistics report
NONE
1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
The International Petroleum Statistics Report presents data on international oil production, demand, imports, exports, and stocks. The report has four sections. Section 1 contains time series data on world oil production, and on oil demand and stocks in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This section contains annual data beginning in 1985, and monthly data for the most recent two years. Section 2 presents an oil supply/demand balance for the world. This balance is presented in quarterly intervals for the most recent two years. Section 3 presents data on oil imports by OECD countries. This section contains annual data for the most recent year, quarterly data for the most recent two quarters, and monthly data for the most recent twelve months. Section 4 presents annual time series data on world oil production and oil stocks, demand, and trade in OECD countries. World oil production and OECD demand data are for the years 1970 through 1995; OECD stocks from 1973 through 1995; and OECD trade from 1084 through 1994.
International petroleum statistics report
NONE
1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z
The International Petroleum Statistics Report is a monthly publication that provides current international data. The report presents data on international oil production, demand, imports, and stocks. The report has four sections. Section 1 contains time series data on world oil production, and on oil demand and stocks in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This section contains annual data beginning in 1985, and monthly data for the most recent two years. Section 2 presents an oil supply/demand balance for the world. This balance is presented in quarterly intervals for the most recent two years. Section 3 presents data on oil imports by OECD countries. This section contains annual data for the most recent year, quarterly data for the most recent two quarters, and monthly data for the most recent 12 months. Section 4 presents annual time series data on world oil production and oil stocks, demand, and trade in OECD countries. World oil production and OECD demand data are for the years 1970 through 1996; OECD stocks from 1973 through 1996; and OECD trade from 1986 through 1996.
International petroleum statistics report
NONE
1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
The International Petroleum Statistics Report presents data on international oil production, demand, imports, and stocks. The report has four sections. Section 1 contains time series data on world oil production, and on oil demand and stocks in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This section contains annual data beginning in 1985, and monthly data for the most recent two years. Section 2 presents an oil supply/demand balance for the world. This balance is presented in quarterly intervals for the most recent two years. Section 3 presents data on oil imports by OECD countries. This section contains annual data for the most recent year, quarterly data for the most recent two quarters, and monthly data for the most recent twelve months. Section 4 presents annual time series data on world oil production and oil stocks, demand, and trade in OECD countries. Word oil production and OECD demand data are for the years 1970 through 1995; OECD stocks from 1973 through 1995; and OECD trade from 1985 through 1995.
Statistics as a dynamical attractor
Michail Zak
2012-08-30T23:59:59.000Z
It is demonstrated that any statistics can be represented by an attractor of the solution to a corresponding systen of ODE coupled with its Liouville equation. Such a non-Newtonian representation allows one to reduce foundations of statistics to better established foundations of ODE. In addition to that, evolution to the attractor reveals possible micro-mechanisms driving random events to the final distribution of the corresponding statistical law. Special attention is concentrated upon the power law and its dynamical interpretation: it is demonstrated that the underlying dynamics supports a " violent reputation" of the power law statistics.
Algebraic Statistics methods Giovanni Pistone
Ceragioli, Francesca
Algebraic Statistics methods for DOE Giovanni Pistone Department of Mathematics Politecnico di Torino, Italy giovanni.pistone@polito.it Eva Riccomagno Department of Mathematics Politecnico di Torino
Small Business Goals and Statistics
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& Statistics The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is committed to supporting the small business objectives of the U.S. Government and the Department of Energy (DOE) and recognizes...
Computer, Computational, and Statistical Sciences Division
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Computing CCS Division Computer, Computational, and Statistical Sciences Division Computational physics, computer science, applied mathematics, statistics and the integration of...
A ``Short'' Distance to the Large Magellanic Cloud With the Hipparcos Calibrated Red Clump Stars
K. Z. Stanek; D. Zaritsky; J. Harris
1998-03-16T23:59:59.000Z
Following an approach developed by Paczy\\'nski & Stanek, we derive a distance to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) by comparing red clump stars from the Hipparcos catalog with the red clump stars observed in two fields in the LMC that were selected from the ongoing photometric survey of the Magellanic Clouds to lie in low extinction regions. The use of red clump stars allows a single step determination of the distance modulus to the LMC, $\\mu_{0,LMC} = 18.065\\pm 0.031\\pm 0.09 $mag (statistical plus systematic error), and the corresponding distance, $R_{LMC}= 41.02\\pm 0.59\\pm 1.74 kpc$. This measurement is in excellent agreement with the recent determination by Udalski et al., also based on the red clump stars, but is $\\sim 0.4 $mag smaller than the generally accepted value of $\\mu_{0,LMC} = 18.50\\pm 0.15 $mag. We discuss possible reasons for this discrepancy and how it can be resolved.
SDI: Statistical dynamic interactions
Blann, M.; Mustafa, M.G. (Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (USA)); Peilert, G.; Stoecker, H.; Greiner, W. (Frankfurt Univ. (Germany, F.R.). Inst. fuer Theoretische Physik)
1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z
We focus on the combined statistical and dynamical aspects of heavy ion induced reactions. The overall picture is illustrated by considering the reaction {sup 36}Ar + {sup 238}U at a projectile energy of 35 MeV/nucleon. We illustrate the time dependent bound excitation energy due to the fusion/relaxation dynamics as calculated with the Boltzmann master equation. An estimate of the mass, charge and excitation of an equilibrated nucleus surviving the fast (dynamic) fusion-relaxation process is used as input into an evaporation calculation which includes 20 heavy fragment exit channels. The distribution of excitations between residue and clusters is explicitly calculated, as is the further deexcitation of clusters to bound nuclei. These results are compared with the exclusive cluster multiplicity measurements of Kim et al., and are found to give excellent agreement. We consider also an equilibrated residue system at 25% lower initial excitation, which gives an unsatisfactory exclusive multiplicity distribution. This illustrates that exclusive fragment multiplicity may provide a thermometer for system excitation. This analysis of data involves successive binary decay with no compressional effects nor phase transitions. Several examples of primary versus final (stable) cluster decay probabilities for an A = 100 nucleus at excitations of 100 to 800 MeV are presented. From these results a large change in multifragmentation patterns may be understood as a simple phase space consequence, invoking neither phase transitions, nor equation of state information. These results are used to illustrate physical quantities which are ambiguous to deduce from experimental fragment measurements. 14 refs., 4 figs.
Building statistical models by visualization
Minka,Tom
books Â· "The Elements of Graphing Data", William Cleveland, 2nd Ed. Â· "Visualizing Data", WilliamBuilding statistical models by visualization Tom Minka CMU Statistics Dept #12;Outline-scatterplot for unpaired data Â· Quantile of x = fraction of points
December 2000 A STATISTICAL TEST
December 2000 A STATISTICAL TEST SUITE FOR RANDOM AND PSEUDORANDOM NUMBER GENERATORS challenges in authentication protocols. NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-22, A Statistical Test Suite testing of random number and pseudorandom number generators (RNGs and PRNGs) that may be used for many
Key China Energy Statistics 2012
Levine, Mark
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Total Crude Oil Imports: 239 Mt World's Oil Consumption (consumption - Urban Statistical Difference Appendix 3: Energy Balance/China 2010 (cont’d) Mtce Crude Oilconsumption - Urban Other Statistical Difference Appendix 3: Energy Balance/China 2010 (cont’d) Physical Quantity Crude Oil
Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes
Olofsson, Peter
, science, and engineering students. Other than the basic probability theory, my goal was to in- cludeProbability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes Peter Olofsson A Wiley-Interscience Publication had been teaching a course on calculus-based probability and statistics mainly for mathematics
Practical Statistics for the LHC
Cranmer, Kyle
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This document is a pedagogical introduction to statistics for particle physics. Emphasis is placed on the terminology, concepts, and methods being used at the Large Hadron Collider. The document addresses both the statistical tests applied to a model of the data and the modeling itself.
Statistics in Practice Forensic Science
Lucy, David
Statistics in Practice Forensic Science Dr. David Lucy d.lucy@lancaster.ac.uk Lancaster University Statistics in Practice Â p.1/36 #12;Forensic Science Criminal evidence becoming increasingly "scientific in Practice Â p.2/36 #12;Forensic Science Greater realisation that uncertainty is important has lead to
Parallel algorithms for approximation of distance maps on parametric surfaces
Kimmel, Ron
results demonstrate up to four orders of magnitude improvement in execution time compared to the state(n) numerical algorithm for first-order approximation of geodesic distances on geometry images, where n charts, parallel algorithms, GPU, SIMD 1. INTRODUCTION Approximation of geodesic distances on curved
A novel molecular index for secondary oil migration distance
Wang, Yang
migration distances from source rocks to reservoirs can greatly help in the search for new petroleum and correlates solely with migration distance from source rock to reservoir. Case studies serve to demonstrate alteration of buried organic matter in source rocks, followed by oil expulsion (primary migration) out
How to project `circular' manifolds using geodesic distances?
Verleysen, Michel
How to project `circular' manifolds using geodesic distances? John Aldo Lee, Michel Verleysen,verleysen}@dice.ucl.ac.be Abstract. Recent papers have clearly shown the advantage of using the geodesic distance instead strongly crumpled manifolds have to be un- folded. Nevertheless, neither the Euclidean nor the geodesic
Distance Spectrum Analysis of Third Generation Turbo Codes
unknown authors
Abstract: Turbo Codes are a class of powerful error correction codes that were introduced in 1993 by a group of researchers from France, which has the performance near the limit of Claude Shannon. After the introduction of turbo codes it has given raise a tremendous research work related to the new coding theory. This paper addresses the performance of Turbo codes by examining the codes ’ distance spectrum. It is well known that error floor occurs in the performance curve of turbo codes at moderate to high signal-to-noise ratio. The cause of error floor is due to the relatively low free distance of the codewords. Several techniques were proposed by researchers to lower the error floor. These techniques are assessed in this paper. To determine the free distance several algorithms were developed by different researchers. In this paper we used one of the recent algorithm to evaluate the distance spectrum of Turbo codes. We concentrate our analysis to measure and explain the distance spectrum of UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System), cdma2000 and CCSDS (Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems) standards Turbo Codes. It is shown that the distance spectrum depends on the code rate, interleaver size and the interleaver type.This distance spectrum of turbo codes can be used to estimate its performance at medium to higher SNR (signal to noise ratio). From our analysis we find out that the distance spectrum is one of the elementary issues using which one can find the optimum architecture of Turbo codes for specific application.
Pet Video Chat: Monitoring and Interacting with Dogs over Distance
Golbeck, Jennifer
Pet Video Chat: Monitoring and Interacting with Dogs over Distance Abstract Companies are now making video-communication systems that allow pet owners to see, and, in some cases, even interact with their pets when they are separated by distance. Such `doggie cams' show promise, yet it is not clear how pet
Homogeneity and Monotonicity of Distance-Rationalizable Voting Rules
Slinko, Arkadii
that can be used for this purpose is that of votewise distances [EFS10b], which "lift" distances over, social choice theory emerges as an important tool in the design and analysis of multiagent systems [ER97 for artificial agents and vice versa. For instance, there are voting rules (such as, e.g., single transferable
Distance Metric Learning for Large Margin Nearest Neighbor Classification
Weinberger, Kilian
Distance Metric Learning for Large Margin Nearest Neighbor Classification Kilian Q. Weinberger}@cis.upenn.edu Abstract We show how to learn a Mahanalobis distance metric for k-nearest neigh- bor (kNN) classification in kNN classification--for example, achieving a test error rate of 1.3% on the MNIST handwritten digits
Ris-R-1518(EN) The necessary distance between large
RisÃ¸-R-1518(EN) The necessary distance between large wind farms offshore - study Sten Frandsen. As it is often the need for offshore wind farms, the model handles a regular array-geometry with straight rows distance between large wind farms in the offshore environment. The main results are given in Section 1
PLANETARY NEBULAE IN THE ELLIPTICAL GALAXY NGC 4649 (M 60): KINEMATICS AND DISTANCE REDETERMINATION
Teodorescu, A. M.; Mendez, R. H. [Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822 (United States); Bernardi, F. [Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita di Pisa, Largo B. Pontecorvo 5, 56127 Pisa (Italy); Thomas, J.; Das, P.; Gerhard, O., E-mail: ana@ifa.hawaii.edu, E-mail: mendez@ifa.hawaii.edu [Max Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, P.O. Box 1603, D-85740 Garching bei Muenchen (Germany)
2011-07-20T23:59:59.000Z
Using a slitless spectroscopy method with (1) the 8.2 m Subaru telescope and its FOCAS Cassegrain spectrograph and (2) the ESO Very Large Telescope unit 1 (Antu) and its FORS2 Cassegrain spectrograph, we have detected 326 planetary nebulae (PNs) in the giant Virgo elliptical galaxy NGC 4649 (M 60) and measured their radial velocities. After rejecting some PNs more likely to belong to the companion galaxy NGC 4647, we have built a catalog with kinematic information for 298 PNs in M 60. Using these radial velocities, we have concluded that they support the presence of a dark matter halo around M 60. Based on an isotropic, two-component Hernquist model, we estimate the dark matter halo mass within 3R{sub e} to be 4 x 10{sup 11} M{sub sun}, which is almost one-half of the total mass of about 10{sup 12} M{sub sun} within 3R{sub e}. This total mass is similar to that estimated from globular cluster, XMM-Newton, and Chandra observations. The dark matter becomes dominant outside. More detailed dynamical modeling of the PN data is being published in a companion paper. We have also measured the m(5007) magnitudes of many of these PNs and built a statistically complete sample of 218 PNs. The resulting PN luminosity function (PNLF) was used to estimate a distance modulus of 30.7 {+-} 0.2 mag, equivalent to 14 {+-} 1 Mpc. This confirms an earlier PNLF distance measurement based on a much smaller sample. The PNLF distance modulus remains smaller than the surface brightness fluctuation distance modulus by 0.4 mag.
Curvature independence of statistical entropy
Judy Kupferman
2014-07-20T23:59:59.000Z
We examine the statistical number of states, from which statistical entropy can be derived, and we show that it is an explicit function of the metric and thus observer dependent. We find a constraint on a transformation of the metric that preserves the number of states but does not preserve curvature. In showing exactly how curvature independence arises in the conventional definition of statistical entropy, we gain a precise understanding of the direction in which it needs to be redefined in the treatment of black hole entropy.
Keppeler, Stefan, E-mail: stefan.keppeler@uni-tuebingen.de [Mathematisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 10, 72076 Tübingen (Germany)] [Mathematisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 10, 72076 Tübingen (Germany); Sjödahl, Malin, E-mail: malin.sjodahl@thep.lu.se [Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Sölvegatan 14A, 223 62 Lund (Sweden)] [Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Sölvegatan 14A, 223 62 Lund (Sweden)
2014-02-15T23:59:59.000Z
Starting from conventional Young operators, we construct Hermitian operators which project orthogonally onto irreducible representations of the (special) unitary group.
Statistical Mechanics of Amplifying Apparatus
Joseph Johnson
2005-02-08T23:59:59.000Z
We implement Feynman's suggestion that the only missing notion needed for the puzzle of Quantum Measurement is the statistical mechanics of amplifying apparatus. We define a thermodynamic limit of quantum amplifiers which is a classically describable system in the sense of Bohr, and define macroscopic pointer variables for the limit system. Then we derive the probabilities of Quantum Measurement from the deterministic Schroedinger equation by the usual techniques of Classical Statistical Mechanics.
Statistics in Linguistics Tutorial Just a sip. . .
Fong, Sandiway
Statistics in Linguistics Tutorial Just a sip. . . Mike Hammond Linguistics, U. of Arizona Statistics/Hammond Â p.1/9 #12;Overview Statistics/Hammond Â p.2/9 #12;Overview Are our data categorical? Statistics/Hammond Â p.2/9 #12;OverviewÂ¡ Are our data categorical? Â¡ Typological claims Statistics
The distortion of cognitive distance in outdoor recreation travel decisions
Chang, Yu-Min
1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
While many studies have looked at the effect of various factors on cognitive distance, interactional effects of two or more factors have not been examined. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of information exposure...
Distance-dependent radiation chemistry: Oxidation versus hydrogenation...
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oxidation of CO in layered H2OCOH2O ices was investigated with infrared reflection-absorption spectroscopy (IRAS) as function of the distance of the CO layer from the...
A Media Player for Use in Distance Education
Huang, Kai
We have developed a media player for use in distance education. The player can incorporate several time-indexed sources, including video, audio, PowerPoint, and text index. We have converted all the SMA 5503 Introduction ...
TOWARD THE MINIMUM INNER EDGE DISTANCE OF THE HABITABLE ZONE
Zsom, Andras
We explore the minimum distance from a host star where an exoplanet could potentially be habitable in order not to discard close-in rocky exoplanets for follow-up observations. We find that the inner edge of the Habitable ...
Upper bounds on minimum distance of nonbinary quantum stabilizer codes
Kumar, Santosh
2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
The most popular class of quantum error correcting codes is stabilizer codes. Binary quantum stabilizer codes have been well studied, and Calderbank, Rains, Shor and Sloane (July 1998) have constructed a table of upper bounds on the minimum distance...
Weatherization Assistance Program - Background Data and Statistics
Eisenberg, Joel Fred [ORNL
2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z
This technical memorandum is intended to provide readers with information that may be useful in understanding the purposes, performance, and outcomes of the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization). Weatherization has been in operation for over thirty years and is the nation's largest single residential energy efficiency program. Its primary purpose, established by law, is 'to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons, reduce their total residential energy expenditures, and improve their health and safety, especially low-income persons who are particularly vulnerable such as the elderly, the handicapped, and children.' The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act PL111-5 (ARRA), passed and signed into law in February 2009, committed $5 Billion over two years to an expanded Weatherization Assistance Program. This has created substantial interest in the program, the population it serves, the energy and cost savings it produces, and its cost-effectiveness. This memorandum is intended to address the need for this kind of information. Statistically valid answers to many of the questions surrounding Weatherization and its performance require comprehensive evaluation of the program. DOE is undertaking precisely this kind of independent evaluation in order to ascertain program effectiveness and to improve its performance. Results of this evaluation effort will begin to emerge in late 2010 and 2011, but they require substantial time and effort. In the meantime, the data and statistics in this memorandum can provide reasonable and transparent estimates of key program characteristics. The memorandum is laid out in three sections. The first deals with some key characteristics describing low-income energy consumption and expenditures. The second section provides estimates of energy savings and energy bill reductions that the program can reasonably be presumed to be producing. The third section deals with estimates of program cost-effectiveness and societal impacts such as carbon reduction and reduced national energy consumption. Each of the sections is brief, containing statistics, explanatory graphics and tables as appropriate, and short explanations of the statistics in order to place them in context for the reader. The companion appendices at the back of the memorandum explain the methods and sources used in developing the statistics.
Statistically Equivalent Representative Volume Elements for Unidirectional
Ghosh, Somnath
Statistically Equivalent Representative Volume Elements for Unidirectional Composite the statistically equivalent representative volume element (SERVE) are proposed for fiber-reinforced microstructures using a bilinear cohesive zone law. As introduced in the first article, a combination of statistical
Statistical Moments - Winter/Spring 2006
UCLA Department of Statistics
2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
in Los Angeles County, UCLA Statistics Preprint No. 441 5.Point Processes, UCLA Statistics Preprint No. 377 KatherinePoint Patterns, UCLA Statistics Preprint No. 406 Kim, T. H,
Entirely passive heat-pipe apparatus capable of operating against gravity
Koenig, D.R.
1981-02-11T23:59:59.000Z
The disclosure is directed to an entirely passive heat pipe apparatus capable of operating against gravity for vertical distances in the order of 3 to 7 and more. A return conduit into which an inert gas is introduced is used to lower the specific density of the working fluid so that it may be returned a greater vertical distance from condenser to evaporator.
Semi-classical properties of Berezin–Toeplitz operators with C{sup k}-symbol
Barron, Tatyana, E-mail: tatyana.barron@uwo.ca; Pinsonnault, Martin, E-mail: mpinson@uwo.ca [Department of Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7 (Canada)] [Department of Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7 (Canada); Ma, Xiaonan, E-mail: ma@math.jussieu.fr [Institut Universitaire de France and Université Paris Diderot–Paris 7, UFR de Mathématiques, Case 7012, 75205 Paris Cedex 13 (France)] [Institut Universitaire de France and Université Paris Diderot–Paris 7, UFR de Mathématiques, Case 7012, 75205 Paris Cedex 13 (France); Marinescu, George, E-mail: gmarines@math.uni-koeln.de [Mathematisches Institut, Universität zu Köln, Weyertal 86-90, 50931 Köln, Germany and Institute of Mathematics “Simion Stoilow,” Romanian Academy, Bucharest (Romania)] [Mathematisches Institut, Universität zu Köln, Weyertal 86-90, 50931 Köln, Germany and Institute of Mathematics “Simion Stoilow,” Romanian Academy, Bucharest (Romania)
2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z
We obtain the semi-classical expansion of the kernels and traces of Toeplitz operators with C{sup k}-symbol on a symplectic manifold. We also give a semi-classical estimate of the distance of a Toeplitz operator to the space of self-adjoint and multiplication operators.
Zhang, Li-Xin
Â§1.0 What is Statistics? Â§1.1 What is Mathematical Statistics? Random Data Basic Ideas in Statistics Â§1.2 Fundamental Con Mathematical Statistics Zhang, Lixin and Dai, Jialing Course Website: www.math.zju.edu.cn/zlx/teaching.htm #12;Â§1.0 What is Statistics? Â§1.1 What is Mathematical Statistics? Random Data Basic Ideas
Lammert, M. P.; Duran, A.; Diez, J.; Burton, K.; Nicholson, A.
2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
This research project evaluates fuel consumption results of two Class 8 tractor-trailer combinations platooned together compared to their standalone fuel consumption. A series of ten modified SAE Type II J1321 fuel consumption track tests were performed to document fuel consumption of two platooned vehicles and a control vehicle at varying steady-state speeds, following distances, and gross vehicle weights (GVWs). The steady-state speeds ranged from 55 mph to 70 mph, the following distances ranged from a 20-ft following distance to a 75-ft following distance, and the GVWs were 65K lbs and 80K lbs. All tractors involved had U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay-compliant aerodynamics packages installed, and the trailers were equipped with side skirts. Effects of vehicle speed, following distance, and GVW on fuel consumption were observed and analyzed. The platooning demonstration system used in this study consisted of radar systems, Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, vehicle braking and torque control interface, cameras and driver displays. The lead tractor consistently demonstrated an improvement in average fuel consumption reduction as following distance decreased, with results showing 2.7% to 5.3% fuel savings at a GVW of 65k. The trailing vehicle achieved fuel consumption savings ranging from 2.8% to 9.7%; tests during which the engine cooling fan did not operate achieved savings of 8.4% to 9.7%. 'Team' fuel savings, considering the platooned vehicles as one, ranged from 3.7% to 6.4%, with the best combined result being for 55 mph, 30-ft following distance, and 65k GVW.
BS in STATISTICS: Biostatistics Emphasis (695233) MAP Sheet Department of Statistics
Olsen Jr., Dan R.
Statistics Stat 201 Statistics for Engineers & Scientists Stat 301 Statistics and Probability for Sec Ed Note Analysis of Variance Stat 240 Discrete Probability Stat 290 Communication of Statistical Results Stat 330BS in STATISTICS: Biostatistics Emphasis (695233) MAP Sheet Department of Statistics For students
Olaf Szewczyk; Grzegorz Pietrzynski; Wolfgang Gieren; Jesper Storm; Alistair Walker; Luca Rizzi; Karen Kinemuchi; Fabio Bresolin; Rolf-Peter Kudritzki; Massimo Dall'Ora
2008-04-21T23:59:59.000Z
We have obtained deep infrared $J$ and $K$ band observations of five fields located in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) bar with the ESO New Technology Telescope equipped with the SOFI infrared camera. In our fields, 65 RR Lyrae stars catalogued by the OGLE collaboration were identified. Using different theoretical and empirical calibrations of the period-luminosity-metallicity relation, we find consistent LMC distance moduli values. Since the observed fields are situated very close to the center of the LMC, the correction for the tilt of the LMC bar with respect to the line of sight is negligible. Our adopted best true distance modulus to the LMC of $18.58 \\pm 0.03$ (statistical) $\\pm$ 0.11 (systematic) mag agrees very well with most independent determinations to this galaxy.
Operations and compositions in transrecursive operators
Burgin, M.S.; Borodyanskii, Yu.M.
1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z
The present study is a continuation of a study focusing on introduction and analysis of operations on transrecursive operators, which are similar to the operators considered in the theory of algorithms. Such operations may be standard product of algorithms) or special ({alpha}-disjunction and {alpha}-iteration. In some respects, these operations in the class of transrecursive operators are similar to their traditional analogs. In other respects, however, they are essentially different. For instance, they may have different types and modes. Specific features of operations on transrecursive operators are attributable to explicit omission of some restrictions on their construction compared with the construction of algorithms. The standard approaches to mathematical modeling of the concept of algorithm assume a number of essential restrictions. Specifically, they assume finiteness of (1) the input data arriving during a finite time interval; (2) the list of rules underlying the operations of the algorithm; (3) the transformations executed by a single operation; (4) the description of each rule; (5) the time to execute one operation; (6) the time to execute one operation; (7) the number of cycles that the algorithm executes in order to realize the mapping. In application to Turing machines, these restrictions imply finiteness of the initial word, finiteness of the command table of the read head, and ultimate stopping when the result is obtained after finitely many steps. Various classes of transrecursive operators are constructed by dropping various combinations of the {open_quotes}finiteness{close_quotes} restrictions. Two classes of transrecursive operators - the limit (inductive) Turing machines and transalgorithms - have been obtained by dropping respectively the assumption of finiteness of the number of execution cycles and the assumption of finiteness of the list of rules.
statistical planning Journal of Statistical Planning and and inference
Lin, Danyu
-dependent covariates D.Y. Lin a'*, Zhiliang Ying b "Department . Ying/Journal q/' Statistical Plannin~l and lt~[brence 44 (1995) 47 63 where To refers to the condition attention (e.g., Ritov, 1990; Tsiatis, 1990; Wei et al., 1990; Lai and Ying, 1991; Ying, 1993). To provide
STATISTICS IN MEDICINE Statist. Med. 2009; 28:34543466
McLachlan, Geoff
of Western Australia, Perth, Australia 4Centre for Statistics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia 2Department of Management Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia. E
On Statistical Aspects of Qjets
Stephen D. Ellis; Andrew Hornig; David Krohn; Tuhin S. Roy
2014-12-05T23:59:59.000Z
The process by which jet algorithms construct jets and subjets is inherently ambiguous and equally well motivated algorithms often return very different answers. The Qjets procedure was introduced by the authors to account for this ambiguity by considering many reconstructions of a jet at once, allowing one to assign a weight to each interpretation of the jet. Employing these weighted interpretations leads to an improvement in the statistical stability of many measurements. Here we explore in detail the statistical properties of these sets of weighted measurements and demonstrate how they can be used to improve the reach of jet-based studies.
Operating Permits (New Jersey)
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The owner or operator of a facility subject to this article shall obtain and maintain an operating permit for the facility. The owner or operator of a facility subject to this article shall ensure...
Cogeneration Operational Issues
Williams, M.
operations. Other operational issues also include utility transmission planning, generation planning and fuel mix decisions. All of these operational problems have an impact on the ratepayer in regard to quality of electric service and future rates. Both...
Midkif, Alan H.
Most air carriers operate under a system of prioritized goals including safety, customer service (on-time departures and arrivals) and operating economics. The flight operations department is responsible for the safe and ...
Ionization distances of multiply charged Rydberg ions approaching solid surfaces
Nedeljkovic, Lj. D.; Nedeljkovic, N. N.; Bozanic, D. K. [Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, P.O. Box 368, Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro); Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, P.O. Box 522, Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro)
2006-09-15T23:59:59.000Z
The ionization distances R{sub c}{sup I} as well as the ionization rates and eigenenergies of one-electron multiply charged Rydberg ions (core charge Z>>1, principal quantum number n>>1) approaching solid surfaces are calculated. Within the framework of a nonperturbative etalon equation method (EEM), these quantities are obtained simultaneously. The complex energy eigenvalue problem for the decaying eigenstates is solved within the critical region R{approx_equal}R{sub c}{approx_equal}R{sub c}{sup I} of the ion-surface distances R. This region is characterized by the energy terms localized in the vicinity of the top of an effective potential barrier, created between the ion and polarized solid. We take into account that the parabolic symmetry is preserved for R{approx_equal}R{sub c} and that the parabolic quantum numbers can be taken as approximate but sufficiently good quantum numbers. The parabolic rates, energies, and corresponding ionization distances are presented in relatively simple analytical forms. The ionization distances are compared with the results of a classical overbarrier model. Comparison of the obtained energies and rates with the available theoretical predictions of the coupled angular mode method shows good agreement. The use of the EEM for an estimation of the upper limit of the first neutralization distance in the subsequent neutralization cascade is briefly discussed.
Heat Transfer Operators Associated with Quantum Operations
Ç. Aksak; S. Turgut
2011-04-14T23:59:59.000Z
Any quantum operation applied on a physical system is performed as a unitary transformation on a larger extended system. If the extension used is a heat bath in thermal equilibrium, the concomitant change in the state of the bath necessarily implies a heat exchange with it. The dependence of the average heat transferred to the bath on the initial state of the system can then be found from the expectation value of a hermitian operator, which is named as the heat transfer operator (HTO). The purpose of this article is the investigation of the relation between the HTOs and the associated quantum operations. Since, any given quantum operation on a system can be realized by different baths and unitaries, many different HTOs are possible for each quantum operation. On the other hand, there are also strong restrictions on the HTOs which arise from the unitarity of the transformations. The most important of these is the Landauer erasure principle. This article is concerned with the question of finding a complete set of restrictions on the HTOs that are associated with a given quantum operation. An answer to this question has been found only for a subset of quantum operations. For erasure operations, these characterizations are equivalent to the generalized Landauer erasure principle. For the case of generic quantum operations however, it appears that the HTOs obey further restrictions which cannot be obtained from the entropic restrictions of the generalized Landauer erasure principle.
Building Operator Certification
Lilley, D.
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Building Operator Certification Energy Efficiency through Operator Training CATEE December 18, 2013 – San Antonio, TX Dennis Lilley, CEM, PMP ESL-KT-13-12-49 CATEE 2013: Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency Conference, San Antonio, Texas Dec. 16...-18 Building Operator Certification Energy Efficiency through Operator Training What is Building Operator Certification? Industry-recognized credential in energy efficient building operation practices Created with 100 industry experts Launched in 1996 9...
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The incumbent in this position will serve as an Operations Research Analyst in the Generation Scheduling (PGS). The Operations Research Analyst is responsible for analytical work that involves...
Evidence against correlations between nuclear decay rates and Earth-Sun distance
Norman, Eric B.
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
distance of the source to the Sun. This work was supportedNuclear Decay Rates and Earth-Sun Distance Eric B. Normanand 241 Am and the Earth-Sun distance. We find no evidence
Statistics Colloquium Dr. Noel Cadigan
Oyet, Alwell
:00a.m., HH-3026 Statistical problems to address for some NL fish stocks when deriving Maximum prescribed actions should occur when stock size or fishing mortality rates (F) exceed the reference points. This is the biomass that should result in the long term when fishing at Fmsy Â the harvest rate that maximizes long
Purdue Agriculture Annual Statistical Report
Purdue Agriculture Research Works Annual Statistical Report 2005-2006 Purdue AGrICuLTure Read the full report on the Web www.ag.purdue.edu/arp/stat_report_05-06 #12;Purdue AGrICuLTure Purdue Agriculture Research Works Here's why. We are riding the wave of revolutionary changes brought about
STATISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF PROBABILITY
Burdzy, Krzysztof "Chris"
STATISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF PROBABILITY -- SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Krzysztof Burdzy University of Washington Krzysztof Burdzy Philosophy of probability #12;The search for certainty The search for certainty. On the clash of science and philosophy of probability. Preface, Table of Contents and Introduction
Non-statistical Weak Measurements
Jeff Tollaksen; Yakir Aharonov
2006-07-28T23:59:59.000Z
Non-statistical weak measurements yield weak values that are outside the range of eigenvalues and are not rare, suggesting that weak values are a property of every pre-and-post-selected ensemble. They also extend the applicability and valid regime of weak values.
Statistical Assistant Research Data Centre, Queens University
Graham, Nick
JOB OFFER Statistical Assistant Research Data Centre, Queens University Position: Statistical Assistant at the RDC, Queens University Classification: Statistics Canada term part-time CR-04 Salary: $ 44, etc.) - Provide basic assistance on the use of the computer network and statistical software
Statistical Seismology DAVID VERE-JONES,1
Ben-Zion, Yehuda
Statistical Seismology DAVID VERE-JONES,1 YEHUDA BEN-ZION,2 and RAMOÂ´ N ZUÂ´ N~ IGA 3 Introduction the last two decades. The subject of statistical seismology aims to bridge the gap between physics-based models without statistics, and statistics-based models without physics. This volume, which is based
Gravitational lensing and the angular-diameter distance relation
Fedja Hadrovic; James Binney
1997-08-13T23:59:59.000Z
We show that the usual relation between redshift and angular-diameter distance can be obtained by considering light from a source to be gravitationally lensed by material that lies in the telescope beam as it passes from source to observer through an otherwise empty universe. This derivation yields an equation for the dependence of angular diameter on redshift in an inhomogeneous universe. We use this equation to model the distribution of angular-diameter distance for redshift z=3 in a realistically clustered cosmology. The distribution is such that attempts to determine q_0 from angular-diameter distances will systematically underestimate q_0 by ~0.15, and large samples would be required to beat down the intrinsic dispersion in measured values of q_0.
Distances and Metallicities of High- and Intermediate-Velocity Clouds
B. P. Wakker
2001-02-08T23:59:59.000Z
A table is presented that summarizes published absorption line measurements for the high- and intermediate velocity clouds (HVCs and IVCs). New values are derived for N(HI) in the direction of observed probes, in order to arrive at reliable abundances and abundance limits (the HI data are described in Paper II). Distances to stellar probes are revisited and calculated consistently, in order to derive distance brackets or limits for many of the clouds, taking care to properly interpret non-detections. The main conclusions are the following. 1) Absolute abundances have been measured using lines of SII, NI and OI, with the following resulting values: ~0.1 solar for one HVC (complex C), ~0.3 solar for the Magellanic Stream, ~0.5 solar for a southern IVC, and ~ solar for two northern IVCs (the IV Arch and LLIV Arch). Finally, approximate values in the range 0.5-2 solar are found for three more IVCs. 2) Depletion patterns in IVCs are like those in warm disk or halo gas. 3) Most distance limits are based on strong UV lines of CII, SiII and MgII, a few on CaII. Distance limits for major HVCs are >5 kpc, while distance brackets for several IVCs are in the range 0.5-2 kpc. 4) Mass limits for major IVCs are 0.5-8x10^5 M_sun, but for major HVCs they are >10^6 M_sun. 5) The CaII/HI ratio varies by up to a factor 2-5 within a single cloud, somewhat more between clouds. 6) The NaIHI ratio varies by a factor >10 within a cloud, and even more between clouds. Thus, CaII can be useful for determining both lower and upper distance limits, but NaI only yields upper limits.
Statistical error in a chord estimator of correlation dimension: The ``rule of five``
Theiler, J. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Lookman, T. [University of Western Ontario, London, ON (Canada). Dept. of Applied Mathematics
1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
The statistical precision of a chord method for estimating dimension from a correlation integral is derived. The optimal chord length is determined, and a comparison is made to other estimators. The simple chord estimator is only 25% less precise than the optimal estimator which uses the full resolution and full range of the correlation integral. The analytic calculations are based on the hypothesis that all pairwise distances between the points in the embedding space are statistically independent. The adequacy of this approximation is assessed numerically, and a surprising result is observed in which dimension estimators can be anomalously precise for sets with reasonably uniform (nonfractal) distributions.
Statistical error in a chord estimator of correlation dimension: The rule of five''
Theiler, J. (Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)); Lookman, T. (University of Western Ontario, London, ON (Canada). Dept. of Applied Mathematics)
1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
The statistical precision of a chord method for estimating dimension from a correlation integral is derived. The optimal chord length is determined, and a comparison is made to other estimators. The simple chord estimator is only 25% less precise than the optimal estimator which uses the full resolution and full range of the correlation integral. The analytic calculations are based on the hypothesis that all pairwise distances between the points in the embedding space are statistically independent. The adequacy of this approximation is assessed numerically, and a surprising result is observed in which dimension estimators can be anomalously precise for sets with reasonably uniform (nonfractal) distributions.
The statistical investigation of type Ib/c and II supernovae and their host galaxies
A. A. Hakobyan
2008-04-03T23:59:59.000Z
This is a statistical study of the properties of type Ib/c and II supernovae and of the integral parameters of their spiral host galaxies. The methods of one-dimensional and multivariate statistics were applied to the data sample. It was found that the Ib/c supernovae are more concentrated radially toward the centers of the galaxies than those of type II. The distributions of the radial distances R(SN)/R(25) for the type Ib/c and II supernovae in active galaxies are more concentrated toward the center than in normal galaxies. This effect is stronger for type Ib/c than for type II supernovae.
or improving the existing level of safety. Several researchers have measured the statistical distributions of aircraft separations on arrival, both in terms of distance and time. References (3, 4, 5) measured using radar data (6, 7, 8) and multilateration data (9, 10, 11). Reference (12) uses multilateration
The minimum distance of classical and quantum turbo-codes
Abbara, Mamdouh
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We present a theory of quantum stabilizer turbo-encoders with unbounded minimum distance. This theory is presented under a framework common to both classical and quantum turbo-encoding theory. The main conditions to have an unbounded minimum distance are that the inner seed encoder has to be recursive, and either systematic or with a totally recursive truncated decoder. This last condition has been introduced in order to obtain a theory viable in the quantum stabilizer case, since it was known that in this case the inner seed encoder could not be recursive and systematic in the same time.
The minimum distance of classical and quantum turbo-codes
Mamdouh Abbara; Jean-Pierre Tillich
2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
We present a theory of quantum stabilizer turbo-encoders with unbounded minimum distance. This theory is presented under a framework common to both classical and quantum turbo-encoding theory. The main conditions to have an unbounded minimum distance are that the inner seed encoder has to be recursive, and either systematic or with a totally recursive truncated decoder. This last condition has been introduced in order to obtain a theory viable in the quantum stabilizer case, since it was known that in this case the inner seed encoder could not be recursive and systematic in the same time.
A Flexible Architecture for Statistical Learning and Data Mining from System Log Streams
Xu, Wei
A Flexible Architecture for Statistical Learning and Data Mining from System Log Streams Wei Xu. Human operators monitoring the sys- tem use the log data and their experience to detect failures information than the operators can discern. The data might be used to predict that a particular machine
Mars Exploration Rover Mobility and Robotic Arm Operational Performance
Mars Exploration Rover Mobility and Robotic Arm Operational Performance Edward Tunstel, Mark collaborative arrangement and the performance enabled by mobility and robotic arm software functionality during the first 90 days of the mission. Mobile traverse distance, accuracy, and rate as well as robotic arm
Introduction to statistical models and non-extensive statistics
T. S. Biro
2005-07-27T23:59:59.000Z
Quark matter is being expected to be found in heavy ion collisions on the basis of calculations in the framework of traditional, extensive thermodynamics. Recently a non-extensive generalization of the thermodynamics is emerging in the theoretical research. We review here some basic concepts in statistics, kinetic theory and thermodynamics, in particular those encountered in non-extensive thermodynamics. This offers an introduction into the theoretical basis of considering non-extensive parton kinetics for describing the hadronization of quark matter.
Operating Experience Review of the INL HTE Gas Monitoring System
L. C. Cadwallader; K. G. DeWall
2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z
This paper describes the operations of several types of gas monitors in use at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) High Temperature Electrolysis Experiment (HTE) laboratory. The gases monitored at hydrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. The operating time, calibration, and unwanted alarms are described. The calibration session time durations are described. Some simple statistics are given for the reliability of these monitors and the results are compared to operating experiences of other types of monitors.
Pázsit, Imre
NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: neutron flux, cur- rent noise, vibration diagnostics: Swedish Nuclear Powe
Operator pencil passing through a given operator
Biggs, A., E-mail: khudian@manchester.ac.uk, E-mail: adam.biggs@student.manchester.ac.uk; Khudaverdian, H. M., E-mail: khudian@manchester.ac.uk, E-mail: adam.biggs@student.manchester.ac.uk [School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL (United Kingdom)
2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z
Let ? be a linear differential operator acting on the space of densities of a given weight ?{sub 0} on a manifold M. One can consider a pencil of operators ?-circumflex(?)=(?{sub ?}) passing through the operator ? such that any ?{sub ?} is a linear differential operator acting on densities of weight ?. This pencil can be identified with a linear differential operator ?-circumflex acting on the algebra of densities of all weights. The existence of an invariant scalar product in the algebra of densities implies a natural decomposition of operators, i.e., pencils of self-adjoint and anti-self-adjoint operators. We study lifting maps that are on one hand equivariant with respect to divergenceless vector fields, and, on the other hand, with values in self-adjoint or anti-self-adjoint operators. In particular, we analyze the relation between these two concepts, and apply it to the study of diff?(M)-equivariant liftings. Finally, we briefly consider the case of liftings equivariant with respect to the algebra of projective transformations and describe all regular self-adjoint and anti-self-adjoint liftings. Our constructions can be considered as a generalisation of equivariant quantisation.
Free Energy Surfaces from Single-Distance Information Philipp Schuetz,
Caflisch, Amedeo
Free Energy Surfaces from Single-Distance Information Philipp Schuetz, ReneÂ´ Wuttke, Benjamin We propose a network-based method for determining basins and barriers of complex free energy surfaces for the iterative determination of individual basins by the minimum-cut-based free energy profile, a barrier
Adaptive matrix distances aiming at optimum regression subspaces
Blanz, Volker
with distances of the associated target space. The formalism of multivariate subspace regression (MSR) is based space, such as linear discriminant analysis (LDA) for dis- crete class labels [3], generalized linear.strickert@uni-siegen.de Abstract. A new supervised adaptive metric approach is introduced for mapping an input vector space
Secure Hamming Distance Based Computation and Its Applications
Pinkas, Benny
Secure Hamming Distance Based Computation and Its Applications Ayman Jarrous and Benny Pinkas University of Haifa Abstract. This paper examines secure two-party computation of func- tions which depend for computing these functions. In particular, we present protocols which are secure in the sense of full
Technology Enhanced Learning and Distance Learning February 21, 2008
Southern California, University of
Technology Enhanced Learning and Distance Learning February 21, 2008 Call for Nominations: Provost's Prize for Teaching with Technology Eligibility: Candidates must be a tenure-track or non's Prize for Teaching with Technology will be awarded to up to two recipients. Each recipient will receive
Influence of center distance on high harmonic generation
Golovinski, P A
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The nonlinear ionization with accompanied photorecombination on closely located center has been considered. The radiation spectrum has been calculated in the frame of the Lewenstein-Corkum approach. The dependence of radiation on the distance between ionization point and the recombination center, and the frequency and laser field strength has been investigated.
Exploiting the BandwidthDistance Relationship in Underwater Acoustic Networks
Stojanovic, Milica
(UWASNs) may also be augmented with autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs); for example, this unmanned1 Exploiting the BandwidthDistance Relationship in Underwater Acoustic Networks Paolo Casari consumption, and transmission delay in a Underwater Wireless Acoustic Sensor Network (UWASN). We compare
A Formal Approach to Distance-Bounding RFID Protocols
Kasper2 Cristina Onete1 1 Darmstadt University of Technology & CASED, Germany www.minicrypt.de 2 Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) and CASED, Germany Abstract. Distance one or two such threats, but no rigorous cryptographic security models --nor clean security proofs
75Radiation Dose and Distance This iconic photo was
on March 15, a few days after the Japan 2011 earthquake, which caused severe damage to the Fukushima Press/Kyodo News) The devastating Japan 2011 earthquake damaged the nuclear reactors in Fukushima, which: Date Distance (km) Location Dose Rate (microSeiverts/hr) March 15 1 km Fukushima #2 plant 8,200 March
Pricing statistics sourcebook. 5. edition
NONE
1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
Thousands of historical and current prices for crude oil, NGL, petroleum products, natural gas and electric power are presented in easy to read tables. The book includes spot, posted and future prices; prices by state and by country; and monthly and annual prices. Most monthly price series go back 25 years. This comprehensive source for energy industry prices is a must for anyone involved in planning and budgeting. The Pricing Statistics Sourcebook has all of the essential key energy price statistics needed for analysis of the US and international oil and gas industries. Also include: an appendix of IEA, OECD and OPEC member lists, conversion factors heat content of fuels; and major events affecting the oil and gas industry since 1859. The book includes a summary analysis of significant changes in key data series written by Bob Beck, Economics Editor of the Oil and Gas Journal.
Parallel contingency statistics with Titan.
Thompson, David C.; Pebay, Philippe Pierre
2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
This report summarizes existing statistical engines in VTK/Titan and presents the recently parallelized contingency statistics engine. It is a sequel to [PT08] and [BPRT09] which studied the parallel descriptive, correlative, multi-correlative, and principal component analysis engines. The ease of use of this new parallel engines is illustrated by the means of C++ code snippets. Furthermore, this report justifies the design of these engines with parallel scalability in mind; however, the very nature of contingency tables prevent this new engine from exhibiting optimal parallel speed-up as the aforementioned engines do. This report therefore discusses the design trade-offs we made and study performance with up to 200 processors.
Quantum Operator Design for Lattice Baryon Spectroscopy
Adam Lichtl
2007-09-06T23:59:59.000Z
A previously-proposed method of constructing spatially-extended gauge-invariant three-quark operators for use in Monte Carlo lattice QCD calculations is tested, and a methodology for using these operators to extract the energies of a large number of baryon states is developed. This work is part of a long-term project undertaken by the Lattice Hadron Physics Collaboration to carry out a first-principles calculation of the low-lying spectrum of QCD. The operators are assemblages of smeared and gauge-covariantly-displaced quark fields having a definite flavor structure. The importance of using smeared fields is dramatically demonstrated. It is found that quark field smearing greatly reduces the couplings to the unwanted high-lying short-wavelength modes, while gauge field smearing drastically reduces the statistical noise in the extended operators.
Modelling long-distance seed dispersal in heterogeneous landscapes.
Levey, Douglas, J.; Tewlsbury, Joshua, J.; Bolker, Benjamin, M.
2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
1. Long-distance seed dispersal is difficult to measure, yet key to understanding plant population dynamics and community composition. 2. We used a spatially explicit model to predict the distribution of seeds dispersed long distances by birds into habitat patches of different shapes. All patches were the same type of habitat and size, but varied in shape. They occurred in eight experimental landscapes, each with five patches of four different shapes, 150 m apart in a matrix of mature forest. The model was parameterized with smallscale movement data collected from field observations of birds. In a previous study we validated the model by testing its predictions against observed patterns of seed dispersal in real landscapes with the same types and spatial configuration of patches as in the model. 3. Here we apply the model more broadly, examining how patch shape influences the probability of seed deposition by birds into patches, how dispersal kernels (distributions of dispersal distances) vary with patch shape and starting location, and how movement of seeds between patches is affected by patch shape. 4. The model predicts that patches with corridors or other narrow extensions receive higher numbers of seeds than patches without corridors or extensions. This pattern is explained by edgefollowing behaviour of birds. Dispersal distances are generally shorter in heterogeneous landscapes (containing patchy habitat) than in homogeneous landscapes, suggesting that patches divert the movement of seed dispersers, ‘holding’ them long enough to increase the probability of seed defecation in the patches. Dispersal kernels for seeds in homogeneous landscapes were smooth, whereas those in heterogenous landscapes were irregular. In both cases, long-distance (> 150 m) dispersal was surprisingly common, usually comprising approximately 50% of all dispersal events. 5. Synthesis . Landscape heterogeneity has a large influence on patterns of long-distance seed dispersal. Our results suggest that long-distance dispersal events can be predicted using spatially explicit modelling to scale-up local movements, placing them in a landscape context. Similar techniques are commonly used by landscape ecologists to model other types of movement; they offer much promise to the study of seed dispersal.
Sichun Sun; Andreas Karch
2011-08-02T23:59:59.000Z
A pointlike electric charge close to the surface of a three dimensional topological insulator induces a magnetic monopole mirror charge. We study the distance dependence of the statistical angle describing this induced dyon system. We find that the total angular momentum, which sometimes is used as signature of the statistical angle, for an electron outside a finite size spherical or tube shaped topological insulator is zero for any finite distance between the electron and the surface. However, we show that in the 2-electron system one can indeed isolate a non-trivial statistical angle for intermediate size loops, that is loops much larger than the distance of the charge to the sample but much smaller than the size of the sample. The necessity for this limit confirms the 2+1 dimensional nature of the non-trivial statistical angle found in previous work. Our results clarify the conditions under which the statistical angle of this system could be measured in real experiments.
CONTRAVARIANT DENSITIES, COMPLETE DISTANCES AND RELATIVE FIDELITIES FOR QUANTUM CHANNELS
Belavkin, Viacheslav P.
-adjoint operators in Stinespring representation [3] of another, dominating CP map . In the case of tracial (B
Claus, Edna Q.
2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z
II REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE ....................................................................14? What Is Distance Education? .....................................................................................................14? History...-provider model of its member colleges (Virtual College of Texas Operations Manual, 2006). During the 2005 summer the consortia members received a notice by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS) that they were to provide a detailed review...
Parallel auto-correlative statistics with VTK.
Pebay, Philippe Pierre [Kitware, France; Bennett, Janine Camille
2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z
This report summarizes existing statistical engines in VTK and presents both the serial and parallel auto-correlative statistics engines. It is a sequel to [PT08, BPRT09b, PT09, BPT09, PT10] which studied the parallel descriptive, correlative, multi-correlative, principal component analysis, contingency, k-means, and order statistics engines. The ease of use of the new parallel auto-correlative statistics engine is illustrated by the means of C++ code snippets and algorithm verification is provided. This report justifies the design of the statistics engines with parallel scalability in mind, and provides scalability and speed-up analysis results for the autocorrelative statistics engine.
Spatial statistics for predicting flow through a rock fracture
Coakley, K.J.
1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z
Fluid flow through a single rock fracture depends on the shape of the space between the upper and lower pieces of rock which define the fracture. In this thesis, the normalized flow through a fracture, i.e. the equivalent permeability of a fracture, is predicted in terms of spatial statistics computed from the arrangement of voids, i.e. open spaces, and contact areas within the fracture. Patterns of voids and contact areas, with complexity typical of experimental data, are simulated by clipping a correlated Gaussian process defined on a N by N pixel square region. The voids have constant aperture; the distance between the upper and lower surfaces which define the fracture is either zero or a constant. Local flow is assumed to be proportional to local aperture cubed times local pressure gradient. The flow through a pattern of voids and contact areas is solved using a finite-difference method. After solving for the flow through simulated 10 by 10 by 30 pixel patterns of voids and contact areas, a model to predict equivalent permeability is developed. The first model is for patterns with 80% voids where all voids have the same aperture. The equivalent permeability of a pattern is predicted in terms of spatial statistics computed from the arrangement of voids and contact areas within the pattern. Four spatial statistics are examined. The change point statistic measures how often adjacent pixel alternate from void to contact area (or vice versa ) in the rows of the patterns which are parallel to the overall flow direction. 37 refs., 66 figs., 41 tabs.
The Role of Technology in Improving Student Learning of Statistics
Chance, Beth; Ben-Zvi, Dani; Garfield, Joan; Medina, Elsa
2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Voorburg, The Netherland: International Statistical1-14). Voorburg, The Netherland: International Statistical
Merkley, Eric D.; Rysavy, Steven; Kahraman, Abdullah; Hafen, Ryan P.; Daggett, Valerie; Adkins, Joshua N.
2014-03-18T23:59:59.000Z
Integrative structural biology models the structures of protein complexes that are intractable by classical structural methods (because of extreme size, dynamics, or heterogeneity) by combining computational structural modeling with data from experimental methods. One such method is chemical cross-linking mass spectrometry (XL-MS), in which cross-linked peptides, derived from a covalently cross-linked protein complex and identified by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, pinpoint protein residues close in three-dimensional space. The commonly used lysine-reactive N-hydroxysuccinimide ester reagents disuccinimidylsuberate (DSS) and bis(sulfosuccinimidyl)suberate (BS3) have a linker arm that is 11.4 Å long when fully extended. However, XL-MS studies on proteins of known structure frequently report cross-links that exceed this distance. Typically, a tolerance of ~3 Å is added to the theoretical maximum to account for this observation, with little justification for the value chosen. We used the Dynameomics database, a repository of high-quality molecular dynamics simulations of 807 proteins representative of all protein folds, to investigate the change in lysine-lysine distances resulting from native-state dynamics on the time-scale of tens of nanoseconds. We conclude that observed cross-links are consistent with a protein structure if the distance between cross-linked lysine N? atoms is less than the cross-linker length plus 11.3 Å. For DSS or BS3, this corresponds to a C? to C? distance of 30.4 Å. This analysis provides a theoretical basis for the widespread practice of adding a tolerance to the crosslinker length when comparing XL-MS results to structures, and indicates the appropriate values of an XLMS derived distance constraint to use in structural modeling.
Momentum space metric, non-local operator, and topological insulators
Shunji Matsuura; Shinsei Ryu
2010-07-13T23:59:59.000Z
Momentum space of a gapped quantum system is a metric space: it admits a notion of distance reflecting properties of its quantum ground state. By using this quantum metric, we investigate geometric properties of momentum space. In particular, we introduce a non-local operator which represents distance square in real space and show that this corresponds to the Laplacian in curved momentum space, and also derive its path integral representation in momentum space. The quantum metric itself measures the second cumulant of the position operator in real space, much like the Berry gauge potential measures the first cumulant or the electric polarization in real space. By using the non-local operator and the metric, we study some aspects of topological phases such as topological invariants, the cumulants and topological phase transitions. The effect of interactions to the momentum space geometry is also discussed.
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CONDUCT OF OPERATIONS (CO) OBJECTIVE TA-55 SST Facility NNSA ORR Implementation Plan 1 1 CO.1 The formality and discipline of operations is adequate to conduct work safely and...
Wurbs, Ralph A.
management of the surface water resources of the various river basins of the state. The operation of these essential water control facilities is examined in this report. Reservoir operation is viewed here from the perspective of deciding how much water...
Aerosol Sampler Operations Manual
Fischer, Emily V.
-1123 Laboratory FAX (916) 752-4107 Standard Operating Procedures Technical Information Document TI 201A #12;TI 201.................................................................................................................................................. 3 1.0 Weekly Maintenance ProceduresIMPROVE Aerosol Sampler Operations Manual February 10, 1997 Air Quality Group Crocker Nuclear
Su-Jong Yoon; Piyush Sabharwall
2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z
The operation temperature of advanced nuclear reactors is generally higher than commercial light water reactors and thermal energy from advanced nuclear reactor can be used for various purposes such as district heating, desalination, hydrogen production and other process heat applications, etc. The process heat industry/facilities will be located outside the nuclear island due to safety measures. This thermal energy from the reactor has to be transported a fair distance. In this study, analytical analysis was conducted to identify the maximum distance that thermal energy could be transported using various coolants such as molten-salts, helium and water by varying the pipe diameter and mass flow rate. The cost required to transport each coolant was also analyzed. The coolants analyzed are molten salts (such as: KClMgCl2, LiF-NaF-KF (FLiNaK) and KF-ZrF4), helium and water. Fluoride salts are superior because of better heat transport characteristics but chloride salts are most economical for higher temperature transportation purposes. For lower temperature water is a possible alternative when compared with He, because low pressure He requires higher pumping power which makes the process very inefficient and economically not viable for both low and high temperature application.
Seismic Attribute Analysis Using Higher Order Statistics
Greenidge, Janelle Candice
2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z
Seismic data processing depends on mathematical and statistical tools such as convolution, crosscorrelation and stack that employ second-order statistics (SOS). Seismic signals are non-Gaussian and therefore contain information beyond SOS. One...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2005 (40th Edition)
Policy Research Institute
2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2001 (36th Edition)
2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2004 (39th Edition)
Policy Research Institute
2006-01-31T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2003 (38th Edition)
Policy Research Institute
2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2012 (47th Edition)
Institute for Policy & Social Research
2014-05-27T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract 2012, contains the latest available state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2002 (37th Edition)
2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...
|Research Focus Statistical decision theory and evolution
Maloney, Laurence T.
|Research Focus Statistical decision theory and evolution Laurence T. Maloney Department recent articles by Geisler and Diehl use Bayesian statistical decision theory to model the co, an advantage that ultimately translates into `reproductive success'. The balance between predator and prey
Stratigraphic statistical curvature analysis techniques
Bengtson, C.A.; Ziagos, J.P.
1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
SCAT applies statistical techniques to dipmeter data to identify patterns of bulk curvature, determine transverse and longitudinal structural directions, and reconstruct cross sections and contour maps. STRAT-SCAT applies the same concepts to geometric interpretation of multistoried unimodal, bimodal, or trough-type cross-bedding and also to seismic stratigraphy-scale stratigraphic structures. Structural dip, which comprises the bulk of dipmeter data, is related to beds that (statistically) were deposited with horizontal attitudes; stratigraphic dip is related to beds that were deposited with preferentially oriented nonhorizontal attitudes or to beds that assumed such attitudes because of differential compaction. Stratigraphic dip generates local zones of departure from structural dip on special SCAT plots. The RMS (root-mean-square) of apparent structural dip is greatest in the (structural) T-direction and least in the perpendicular L-direction; the RMS of stratigraphic dip (measured with respect to structural dip) is greatest in the stratigraphic T*-direction and least in the stratigraphic L*-direction. Multistoried, cross-bedding appears on T*-plots as local zones of either greater scatter or statistically significant departure of stratigraphic median dip from structural dip. In contrast, the L*-plot (except for trough-type cross-bedding) is sensitive to cross-bedding. Seismic stratigraphy-scale depositional sequences are identified on Mercator dip versus azimuth plots and polar tangent plots as secondary cylindrical-fold patterns imposed on global structural patterns. Progradational sequences generate local cycloid-type patterns on T*-plots, and compactional sequences generate local cycloid-type patterns on T*-plots, and compactional sequences generate local half-cusp patterns. Both features, however, show only structural dip on L*-plots.
None
2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
A multiple vview shot of the SWPF crane lift operation at the Savannah River Site. Funded by the Recovery Act.
Quantum Operations and Measurement
Seevinck, Michiel
the Stinespring dilation form of E . 6 #12; II: operatorÂsum representation E(#) = Tr env # U(## # env )U
Transportation Statistics Annual Report 1997
Fenn, M.
1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This document is the fourth Transportation Statistics Annual Report (TSAR) prepared by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) for the President and Congress. As in previous years, it reports on the state of U.S. transportation system at two levels. First, in Part I, it provides a statistical and interpretive survey of the system—its physical characteristics, its economic attributes, aspects of its use and performance, and the scale and severity of unintended consequences of transportation, such as fatalities and injuries, oil import dependency, and environment impacts. Part I also explores the state of transportation statistics, and new needs of the rapidly changing world of transportation. Second, Part II of the report, as in prior years, explores in detail the performance of the U.S. transportation system from the perspective of desired social outcomes or strategic goals. This year, the performance aspect of transportation chosen for thematic treatment is “Mobility and Access,” which complements past TSAR theme sections on “The Economic Performance of Transportation” (1995) and “Transportation and the Environment” (1996). Mobility and access are at the heart of the transportation system’s performance from the user’s perspective. In what ways and to what extent does the geographic freedom provided by transportation enhance personal fulfillment of the nation’s residents and contribute to economic advancement of people and businesses? This broad question underlies many of the topics examined in Part II: What is the current level of personal mobility in the United States, and how does it vary by sex, age, income level, urban or rural location, and over time? What factors explain variations? Has transportation helped improve people’s access to work, shopping, recreational facilities, and medical services, and in what ways and in what locations? How have barriers, such as age, disabilities, or lack of an automobile, affected these accessibility patterns? How are commodity flows and transportation services responding to global competition, deregulation, economic restructuring, and new information technologies? How do U.S. patterns of personal mobility and freight movement compare with other advanced industrialized countries, formerly centrally planned economies, and major newly industrializing countries? Finally, how is the rapid adoption of new information technologies influencing the patterns of transportation demand and the supply of new transportation services? Indeed, how are information technologies affecting the nature and organization of transportation services used by individuals and firms?
The Statistics of Crumpled Paper
Eric Sultan; Arezki Boudaoud
2005-09-06T23:59:59.000Z
A statistical study of crumpled paper is allowed by a minimal 1D model: a self-avoiding line bent at sharp angles -- in which resides the elastic energy -- put in a confining potential. Many independent equilibrium configurations are generated numerically and their properties are investigated. At small confinement, the distribution of segment lengths is log-normal in agreement with previous predictions and experiments. At high confinement, the system approaches a jammed state with a critical behavior, whereas the length distribution follows a Gamma law which parameter is predicted as a function of the number of layers in the system.
On statistics of molecular chaos
Yuriy Kuzovlev
2009-11-03T23:59:59.000Z
It is shown that the BBGKY equations for a particle interacting with ideal gas imply exact relations between probability distribution of path of the particle, its derivatives in respect to the gas density and irreducible many-particle correlations of gas atoms with the path. These relations visualize that the correlations of any order always significantly contribute to evolution of the path distribution, so that the exact statistical mechanics theory does not reduce to the classical kinetics even in the low-density (or Boltzmann-Grad) limit.
Nonstationary statistical theory for multipactor
Anza, S.; Vicente, C.; Gil, J. [Aurora Software and Testing S.L., Edificio de Desarrollo Empresarial 9B, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia (Spain); Boria, V. E. [Departamento de Comunicaciones-iTEAM, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia (Spain); Gimeno, B. [Departamento de Fisica Aplicada y Electromagnetismo-ICMUV, Universitat de Valencia, c/Dr. Moliner, 50, 46100 Valencia (Spain); Raboso, D. [Payloads Systems Division, European Space Agency, 2200-AG Noordwijk (Netherlands)
2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z
This work presents a new and general approach to the real dynamics of the multipactor process: the nonstationary statistical multipactor theory. The nonstationary theory removes the stationarity assumption of the classical theory and, as a consequence, it is able to adequately model electron exponential growth as well as absorption processes, above and below the multipactor breakdown level. In addition, it considers both double-surface and single-surface interactions constituting a full framework for nonresonant polyphase multipactor analysis. This work formulates the new theory and validates it with numerical and experimental results with excellent agreement.
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Long-distance distribution of genuine energy-time entanglement
A. Cuevas; G. Carvacho; G. Saavedra; J. Cariñe; W. A. T. Nogueira; M. Figueroa; A. Cabello; P. Mataloni; G. Lima; G. B. Xavier
2014-06-03T23:59:59.000Z
Any practical realization of entanglement-based quantum communication must be intrinsically secure and able to span long distances avoiding the need of a straight line between the communicating parties. The violation of Bell's inequality offers a method for the certification of quantum links without knowing the inner workings of the devices. Energy-time entanglement quantum communication satisfies all these requirements. However, currently there is a fundamental obstacle with the standard configuration adopted: an intrinsic geometrical loophole that can be exploited to break the security of the communication, in addition to other loopholes. Here we show the first experimental Bell violation with energy-time entanglement distributed over 1 km of optical fibers that is free of this geometrical loophole. This is achieved by adopting a new experimental design, and by using an actively stabilized fiber-based long interferometer. Our results represent an important step towards long-distance secure quantum communication in optical fibers.
Application of Mutual Information Methods in Time-Distance Helioseismology
Keys, Dustin; Pevtsov, Alexei
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We apply a new technique, the mutual information (MI) from information theory, to time-distance helioseismology, and demonstrate that it can successfully reproduce several classic results based on the widely used cross-covariance method. MI quantifies the deviation of two random variables from complete independence, and represents a more general method for detecting dependencies in time series than the cross-covariance function, which only detects linear relationships. We provide a brief description of the MI-based technique and discuss the results of the application of MI to derive the solar differential profile, a travel-time deviation map for a sunspot and a time-distance diagram from quiet Sun measurements.
The Communication Complexity of the Hamming Distance Problem
Wei Huang; Yaoyun Shi; Shengyu Zhang; Yufan Zhu
2006-03-10T23:59:59.000Z
We investigate the randomized and quantum communication complexity of the Hamming Distance problem, which is to determine if the Hamming distance between two n-bit strings is no less than a threshold d. We prove a quantum lower bound of \\Omega(d) qubits in the general interactive model with shared prior entanglement. We also construct a classical protocol of O(d \\log d) bits in the restricted Simultaneous Message Passing model, improving previous protocols of O(d^2) bits (A. C.-C. Yao, Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing, pp. 77-81, 2003), and O(d\\log n) bits (D. Gavinsky, J. Kempe, and R. de Wolf, quant-ph/0411051, 2004).
Distance-redshift relations in an anisotropic cosmological model
Menezes, R. S. Jr. [Instituto Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA (Brazil); Pigozzo, C.; Carneiro, S., E-mail: rsmjr@ifba.edu.br, E-mail: cpigozzo@ufba.br, E-mail: saulo.carneiro.ufba@gmail.com [Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)
2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z
In this paper we study an anisotropic model generated from a particular Bianchi type-III metric, which is a generalization of Gödel's metric and an exact solution of Einstein's field equations. We analyse type Ia supernova data, namely the SDSS sample calibrated with the MLCS2k2 fitter, and we verify in which ranges of distances and redshifts the anisotropy could be observed. We also consider, in a joint analysis, the position of the first peak in the CMB anisotropy spectrum, as well as current observational constraints on the Hubble constant. We conclude that a small anisotropy is permitted by the data, and that more accurate measurements of supernova distances above z = 2 might indicate the existence of such anisotropy in the universe.
Scanning optical microscope with long working distance objective
Cloutier, Sylvain G. (Newark, DE)
2010-10-19T23:59:59.000Z
A scanning optical microscope, including: a light source to generate a beam of probe light; collimation optics to substantially collimate the probe beam; a probe-result beamsplitter; a long working-distance, infinity-corrected objective; scanning means to scan a beam spot of the focused probe beam on or within a sample; relay optics; and a detector. The collimation optics are disposed in the probe beam. The probe-result beamsplitter is arranged in the optical paths of the probe beam and the resultant light from the sample. The beamsplitter reflects the probe beam into the objective and transmits resultant light. The long working-distance, infinity-corrected objective is also arranged in the optical paths of the probe beam and the resultant light. It focuses the reflected probe beam onto the sample, and collects and substantially collimates the resultant light. The relay optics are arranged to relay the transmitted resultant light from the beamsplitter to the detector.
Electrical probe diagnostics for the laminar flame quenching distance
Karrer, Maxime; Makarov, Maxime [Renault Technocentre, 78288 Guyancourt Cedex (France); Bellenoue, Marc; Labuda, Sergei; Sotton, Julien [Laboratoire de Combustion et de Detonique, CNRS, 86961 Futuroscope Chasseneuil (France)
2010-02-15T23:59:59.000Z
A simplified theory, previously developed for the general case of weakly ionized gas flow, is used to predict electrical probe response when the flame is quenched on the probe surface. This theory is based on the planar model of space charge sheaths around the measuring electrode. For the flame quenching case, by assuming that the sheath thickness is comparable with the thermal boundary layer thickness, probe current can be related to flame quenching distance. The theoretical assumptions made to obtain the analytical formulation of probe current were experimentally proved by using direct visualization and high-frequency PIV. The direct visualization method was also used to validate the results of flame quenching distance values obtained with electrical probe. The electrical probe diagnostics have been verified for both head-on and sidewall flame quenching regimes and for stoichiometric methane/air and propane/air mixtures in a pressure range of 0.05-0.6 MPa. (author)
Operations and maintenance philosophy
DUNCAN, G.P.
1999-10-28T23:59:59.000Z
This Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Philosophy document is intended to establish a future O&M vision, with an increased focus on minimizing worker exposure, ensuring uninterrupted retrieval operations, and minimizing operation life-cycle cost. It is intended that this document would incorporate O&M lessons learned into on-going and future project upgrades.
MANUFACTURING & SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Boucherie, Richard J.
MANUFACTURING & SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Vol. 14, No. 4, Fall 2012, pp. 495Â511 ISSN 1523 research directions, expanding upon the key points raised by Green [Green LV (2012) The vital role of operations analysis in improving healthcare delivery. Manufacturing Service Oper. Management 14
Curvature dark energy reconstruction through different cosmographic distance definitions
Salvatore Capozziello; Mariafelicia De Laurentis; Orlando Luongo
2014-06-26T23:59:59.000Z
In the context of $f(\\mathcal{R})$ gravity, dark energy is a geometrical fluid with negative equation of state. Since the function $f(\\mathcal{R})$ is not known \\emph{a priori}, the need of a model independent reconstruction of its shape represents a relevant technique to determine which $f(\\mathcal{R})$ model is really favored with respect to others. To this aim, we relate cosmography to a generic $f(\\mathcal R)$ and its derivatives in order to provide a model independent investigation at redshift $z \\sim 0$. Our analysis is based on the use of three different cosmological distance definitions, in order to alleviate the duality problem, i.e. the problem of which cosmological distance to use with specific cosmic data sets. We therefore consider the luminosity, $d_L$, flux, $d_F$, and angular, $d_A$, distances and we find numerical constraints by the Union 2.1 supernovae compilation and measurement of baryonic acoustic oscillations, at $z_{BAO}=0.35$. We notice that all distances reduce to the same expression, i.e. $d_{L;F;A}\\sim\\frac{1}{\\mathcal H_0}z$, at first order. Thus, to fix the cosmographic series of observables, we impose the initial value of $H_0$ by fitting $\\mathcal H_0$ through supernovae only, in the redshift regime $ztheoretical bounds, while its variation, namely the jerk parameter, is compatible with $j_0>1$. Finally, we infer the functional form of $f(\\mathcal{R})$ by means of a truncated polynomial approximation, in terms of fourth order scale factor $a(t)$.
Evaluating a Master's Degree Program via Distance Education
Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Kemp, Janie; Treviño, Polly; Tong, Fuhui; Castillo, Raymond
2010-10-22T23:59:59.000Z
Evaluating a Master?s Degree Program via Distance Education Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio Janie Kemp Polly Trevi?o Fuhui Tong Raymond Castillo TTVN Conference Galveston, TX January 18, 2006 Texas A&M University Bilingual Education Program Dept.... of Educational Psychology College of Education and Human Development Texas A&M University Bilingual Education Programs ? Bilingual Certification Online Program ? PK-4 ? Texas Oral Proficiency Test (Spanish) included ? ESL Certification Intermediate...
Time, Distance, Velocity, Redshift: a personal guided tour
T. Kiang
2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z
An attempt to answer the question 'Can we observe galaxies that recede faster than light ?' led to a re-examination of the notions of time, distance, velocity and redshift as they occur in newtonian physics, special relativity, general relativity and cosmology. A number of misconceptions were uncovered. It was found that, once freed of special relativity preconceptions, the above question is easily and unequivocally answered
Electric field statistics in MHD turbulence
Low, Robert
Electric field statistics in MHD turbulence Bernard Knaepen, Nicolas Denewet & Daniele Carati, ULB #12;Electric field statistics in MHD turbulence Outline Electric field in MHD? Particle acceleration Statistics of the electric & magnetic fields #12;Outline Electric field in MHD? Particle acceleration
Writing statistics project reports October 8, 2001
Painter, Kevin
Writing statistics project reports S. Zachary October 8, 2001 This is a draft version projects. The need for such additional guidance is apparent from the thousands of reports we have marked is scientifically and statistically literate. Therefore you do not need to describe standard statistical procedures
Statistical Physics of RNA folding Ralf Bundschuh
Bundschuh, Ralf
Statistical Physics of RNA folding Ralf Bundschuh Ohio State University August 15, 2007 Ralf Bundschuh (Ohio State University) Statistical Physics of RNA folding August 15, 2007 1 / 119 #12;Outline University) Statistical Physics of RNA folding August 15, 2007 2 / 119 #12;Part I Introduction to RNA biology
Evaluating statistic appropriateness for Bayesian model choice
Paris-Sud XI, UniversitÃ© de
Evaluating statistic appropriateness for Bayesian model choice Jean-Michel Marin I3M, UMR CNRS 5149, UniversitÂ´e Montpellier 2. France. Natesh S. Pillai Department of Statistics, Harvard University, Cambridge Rousseau ENSAE and CREST, Paris, France. Summary. The choice of the summary statistics in Bayesian
Statistical mechanics and ocean circulation Rick Salmon
Salmon, Rick
Statistical mechanics and ocean circulation Rick Salmon Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD equilibrium statistical mechanics based upon the conservation of energy and potential enstrophy to the mass. The equilibrium state resembles the buoyancy structure actually observed. Key words: statistical mechanics, ocean
STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Schrag, Daniel
STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 TALK: 4:00 PM -- SCIENCE CENTER RM. 309 RECEPTION Dasgupta Statistics Department Harvard University ABSTRACT A framework for causal inference from two experiments. The framework allows for statistical inference from a finite population, permits definition
Linearity -statistics 1.1B training
Linearity - statistics IPAT 1.1B training 300M training D0 resolution is evaluated using 100k. Black is a bank with 3.5 times as much statistics. There may be a hint of slight improvement;Narrow beam + high statistics IPAT Default FTK constants Narrow-beam constants Reconstruction performance
Statistics and Causal Inference PAUL W. HOLLAND*
Fitelson, Branden
Statistics and Causal Inference PAUL W. HOLLAND* Problems involving causal inference have dogged conclusions drawn from a carefully designed experiment are often valid. What can a statistical model say about in the most unexpected places, for example, "If the statistics cannot relate cause and effect, they can
Statistics Department University of California, Berkeley
California at Santa Cruz, University of
John Rice Statistics Department University of California, Berkeley Joint work with Peter Bickel, no matter how rich the dictionary from which you adaptively compose a detection statistic, no matter how to be a [closet] Bayesian and choose directions a priori. Lehman & Romano. Testing Statistical Hypotheses. Chapt
STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
Schrag, Daniel
STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014 TALK: 4:15 PM -- SCIENCE CENTER RM. 705 RECEPTION: 3 Department of Statistics University of California, Berkeley ABSTRACT In a 2009 PNAS article, based on work at appropriate speeds. We discuss these results and argue that while they are hard to interpret statistically
Statistics beyond Physics -Misused in Public ?
Kobe, Sigismund
Statistics beyond Physics - Misused in Public ? S. KOBE Institut fÃ¼r Theoretische Physik Technische are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics" attributed by Mark TWAIN to the 19th Century gefÃ¤lscht habe. (Do not trust any statistics you did not fake yourself.)" attributed by ... to the 20th
Department of Statistics University of California, Berkeley
El Karoui, Noureddine
.berkeley.edu 367A Evans Hall 510-642-1430 510-643-6131 | cco@stat.berkeley.edu Undergraduate major website: http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/?id evaluated by assist.org or the Math Department) are acceptable. Core Statistics Courses (2 courses): Stat 134 (or 101) Concepts of Probability Stat 135 (or 102) Concepts of Statistics Statistics Electives (3
FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES
FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES 1946 BY A. W. ANDERSON and E. A. POWER UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT Statistics of the United States, 1946 #12;FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES: 1946 By A. W. ANDERSON City 129 Section 4. - Chesapeake Fisheries 131 Sectional Summaries 133 Mary I and 137 Vi rginia 140
AN IMPROVED METHOD TO TEST THE DISTANCE-DUALITY RELATION
Yang, Xi; Yu, Hao-Ran; Zhang, Tong-Jie [Department of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875 (China)] [Department of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875 (China); Zhang, Zhi-Song, E-mail: tjzhang@bnu.edu.cn [Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Astronautics, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin Heilongjiang 150001 (China)] [Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Astronautics, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin Heilongjiang 150001 (China)
2013-11-10T23:59:59.000Z
Many researchers have performed cosmological-model-independent tests for the distance-duality (DD) relation. Theoretical work has been conducted based on the results of these tests. However, we find that almost all of these tests were perhaps not cosmological-model-independent after all, because the distance moduli taken from a given type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) compilation are dependent on a given cosmological model and Hubble constant. In this Letter, we overcome these defects and by creating a new cosmological-model-independent test for the DD relation. We use the original data from the Union2 SNe Ia compilation and the angular diameter distances from two galaxy cluster samples compiled by De Filippis et al. and Bonamente et al. to test the DD relation. Our results suggest that the DD relation is compatible with observations, and the spherical model is slightly better than the elliptical model at describing the intrinsic shape of galaxy clusters if the DD relation is valid. However, these results are different from those of previous work.
On the luminosity distance and the epoch of acceleration
Sutherland, Will
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Standard cosmological models based on general relativity (GR) with dark energy predict that the Universe underwent a transition from decelerating to accelerating expansion at a moderate redshift $z_{acc} \\sim 0.7$. Clearly, it is of great interest to directly measure this transition in a model-independent way, without the assumption that GR is the correct theory of gravity. We explore to what extent supernova (SN) luminosity distance measurements provide evidence for such a transition: we show that, contrary to intuition, the well-known "turnover" in the SN distance residuals $\\Delta\\mu$ relative to an empty (Milne) model does not give firm evidence for such a transition within the redshift range spanned by SN data. The observed turnover in that diagram is predominantly due to the negative curvature in the Milne model, {\\em not} the deceleration predicted by $\\Lambda$CDM and relatives. We show that there are several advantages in plotting distance residuals against a flat, non-accelerating model $(w = -1/3)$,...
Long-distance photoinitiated electron transfer through polyene molecular wires
Wasielewski, M.R.; Johnson, D.G.; Svec, W.A.; Kersey, K.M.; Cragg, D.E.; Minsek, D.W.
1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Long-chain polyenes can be used as molecular wires to facilitate electron transfer between a photo-excited donor and an acceptor in an artificial photosynthetic system. The authors present data here on two Zn-porphyrin-polyene-anthraquinone molecules possessing either 5 or 9 all trans double bonds between the donor and acceptor, 1 and 2. The center-to-center distances between the porphyrin and the quinone in these relatively rigid molecules are 25 A for 1 and 35 A for 2. Selective picosecond laser excitation of the Zn-porphyrin in 1 and 2 results in the very rapid transfer of an electron to the anthraquinone in < 2 ps and 10 ps, respectively. The resultant radical ion pairs recombine with tau = 10 ps for 1 and tau = 25 ps for 2. The electron transfer rates remain remarkably rapid over these long distances. The involvement of polyene radical cations in the mechanism of the radical ion pair recombination reaction is clear from the transient absorption spectra of 1 and 2, which show strong absorbances in the near-infrared. The strong electronic coupling between the Zn-porphyrin and the anthraquinone provided by low-lying states of the polyene make it possible to transfer an electron rapidly over very long distances.
Paris-Sud XI, UniversitÃ© de
Statistical Modeling of Pipeline Delay and Design of Pipeline under Process Variation to Enhance), Intel Corp. and Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC). Abstract Operating frequency of a pipelined circuit is determined by the delay of the slowest pipeline stage. However, under statistical delay variation in sub-100
Statistical pressure snakes based on color images.
Schaub, Hanspeter [ORION International Technologies, Albuquerque, NM
2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
The traditional mono-color statistical pressure snake was modified to function on a color image with target errors defined in HSV color space. Large variations in target lighting and shading are permitted if the target color is only specified in terms of hue. This method works well with custom targets where the target is surrounded by a color of a very different hue. A significant robustness increase is achieved in the computer vision capability to track a specific target in an unstructured, outdoor environment. By specifying the target color to contain hue, saturation and intensity values, it is possible to establish a reasonably robust method to track general image features of a single color. This method is convenient to allow the operator to select arbitrary targets, or sections of a target, which have a common color. Further, a modification to the standard pixel averaging routine is introduced which allows the target to be specified not only in terms of a single color, but also using a list of colors. These algorithms were tested and verified by using a web camera attached to a personal computer.
Accuracy and reliability of China's energy statistics
Sinton, Jonathan E.
2001-09-14T23:59:59.000Z
Many observers have raised doubts about the accuracy and reliability of China's energy statistics, which show an unprecedented decline in recent years, while reported economic growth has remained strong. This paper explores the internal consistency of China's energy statistics from 1990 to 2000, coverage and reporting issues, and the state of the statistical reporting system. Available information suggests that, while energy statistics were probably relatively good in the early 1990s, their quality has declined since the mid-1990s. China's energy statistics should be treated as a starting point for analysis, and explicit judgments regarding ranges of uncertainty should accompany any conclusions.
STATISTICS and PROBABILITY Statistics is the science and practice of developing
Bolch, Tobias
STATISTICS and PROBABILITY Definition Statistics is the science and practice of developing human knowledge through the use of empirical data expressed in quantitative form. It is based on statistical theory which is supposed to be a branch of applied mathematics. Within statistical theory, randomness
STATISTICS DEPARTMENT CODE 1 REVISED JANUARY 2003 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS
STATISTICS DEPARTMENT CODE 1 REVISED JANUARY 2003 CODE1 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS Colorado and primary appointment outside of Statistics [see (q)], and "regular faculty" comprises those faculty holding in Statistics as defined by the Academic Faculty and Administrative Professional Manual). A quorum for any
Ravikumar, B.
Statistics Page 233Sonoma State University 2012-2013 Catalog STATISTICS DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Darwin Hall 114 phone: (707) 664-2368 fax: (707) 664-3535 www.sonoma.edu/math DEPARTMENT CHAIR Sam Brannen STATISTICS PROGRAM ADVISORS Susan Herring Elaine McDonald-Newman Scott Nickleach ADMINISTRATIVE
Ravikumar, B.
Statistics Page 239Sonoma State University 2014-2015 Catalog STATISTICS DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Darwin Hall 114 phone: (707) 664-2368 fax: (707) 664-3535 www.sonoma.edu/math DEPARTMENT CHAIR Brigitte Lahme STATISTICS PROGRAM ADVISORS Susan Herring Elaine Newman ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR Marybeth
Statistical aspects of determining compliance with radiation standards
Kennedy, W.E. Jr.; Kinnison, R.R.; Gilbert, R.O.; Watson, E.C.
1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Radiation surveys are an important tool used to monitor the safety of operations at nuclear fuel cycle facilities, as well as determining if contaminated sites require remedial action before license termination or unrestricted release. It is important that radiation surveys are carefully designed to provide the right quantity and quality of useful information for making valid decisions concerning public safety. The validity of survey information is especially important when low-level radiation detection techniques are required such as for environmental radiation monitoring. Thus, statistical aspects of radiation surveys are important in demonstrating compliance with radiation guidelines and for deciding when remedial action or cleanup is required. In this paper, we discuss the statistical aspects of evaluating whether guidelines are, in fact, being exceeded.
Statistical Mechanics of Resource Allocation
Inoue, Jun-ichi
2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We provide a mathematical model to investigate the resource allocation problem for agents, say, university graduates who are looking for their positions in labor markets. The basic model is described by the so-called Potts spin glass which is well-known in the research field of statistical physics. In the model, each Potts spin (a tiny magnet in atomic scale length) represents the action of each student, and it takes a discrete variable corresponding to the company he/she applies for. We construct the energy to include three distinct effects on the students' behavior, namely, collective effect, market history and international ranking of companies. In this model system, the correlations (the adjacent matrix) between students are taken into account through the pairwise spin-spin interactions. We carry out computer simulations to examine the efficiency of the model. We also show that some chiral representation of the Potts spin enables us to obtain some analytical insights into our labor markets.
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1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 assigned to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Civilian Waste Management the responsibility for disposing of high-level waste and spent fuel. A significant part of that responsibility involves transporting nuclear waste materials within the federal waste management system; that is, from the waste generator to the repository. The lead responsibility for transportation operations has been assigned to Oak Ridge Operations, with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) providing technical support through the Transportation Operations Support Task Group. One of the ORNL support activities involves assessing what facilities, equipment and services are required to assure that an acceptable, cost-effective and safe transportation operations system can be designed, operated and maintained. This study reviews, surveys and assesses the experience of Nuclear Assurance Corporation (NAC) in operating a fleet of spent-fuel shipping casks to aid in developing the spent-fuel transportation system.
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A Hybrid Long-Distance Entanglement Distribution Protocol
Jonatan B. Brask; Ioannes Rigas; Eugene S. Polzik; Ulrik L. Andersen; Anders S. Sorensen
2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z
We propose a hybrid (continuous-discrete variable) quantum repeater protocol for distribution of entanglement over long distances. Starting from entangled states created by means of single-photon detection, we show how entangled coherent state superpositions, also known as `Schr\\"odinger cat states', can be generated by means of homodyne detection of light. We show that near-deterministic entanglement swapping with such states is possible using only linear optics and homodyne detectors, and we evaluate the performance of our protocol combining these elements.
Gamma ray burst distances and the timescape cosmology
Peter R. Smale
2011-08-22T23:59:59.000Z
Gamma ray bursts can potentially be used as distance indicators, providing the possibility of extending the Hubble diagram to redshifts ~7. Here we follow the analysis of Schaefer (2007), with the aim of distinguishing the timescape cosmological model from the \\LambdaCDM model by means of the additional leverage provided by GRBs in the range 2 < z < 7. We find that the timescape model fits the GRB sample slightly better than the \\LambdaCDM model, but that the systematic uncertainties are still too little understood to distinguish the models.
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Pipeline Operations Program (Louisiana)
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The Pipeline Operations Program regulates the construction, acquisition, abandonment and interconnection of natural gas pipelines, as well as, the transportation and use of natural gas supplies.
Hyponormality of Toeplitz Operators
1910-40-52T23:59:59.000Z
Amer. Math. Soc. 82(1976), 494-496. [12] S. C. Power. Hankel Operators on Hilbert Space, Pitman, Boston, 1982. [13] D. Sarason. Generalized interpolation in H.
Semicausal operations are semilocalizable
Eggeling, T; Werner, R F
2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We prove a conjecture by DiVincenzo, which in the terminology of Preskill et al. [quant-ph/0102043] states that ``semicausal operations are semilocalizable''. That is, we show that any operation on the combined system of Alice and Bob, which does not allow Bob to send messages to Alice, can be represented as an operation by Alice, transmitting a quantum particle to Bob, and a local operation by Bob. The proof is based on the uniqueness of the Stinespring representation for a completely positive map. We sketch some of the problems in transferring these concepts to the context of relativistic quantum field theory.
Diamond tool wear vs cutting distance on electroless nickel mirrors
Syn, C.K.; Taylor, J.S.; Donaldson, R.R.
1986-10-14T23:59:59.000Z
Wear data are presented for diamond tools cutting electroless nickel (eNi) for cut lengths up to 70,000 ft (13 miles). Two tools having different infrared absorption characteristics were used to cut an eNi preparation that had yielded minimum values for surface roughness and tool wear rate in a previous study. The data include Talystep measurement of the rms amplitude of the feed-marks versus cumulative cutting distance, representative examples of shape changes for the feed-mark profiles, SEM and optical micrographs of the tool rake and flank face wear zones, and measurements of the cutting edge profile and edge recession distance by a tool-nose replication technique. Feed-mark roughness values were found to increase from 5 to 90 A rms over the duration of the test, with an associated edge recession of about 1000 A and the development of a periodic tool edge grooving indicative of burnishing of the part surface. The ir absorption data successfully predicted the order of the two tools in terms of wear rate and fracture toughness.
The distance scale and Eddington efficiency of luminous quasars
P. Teerikorpi
2005-10-13T23:59:59.000Z
The relation between the central mass and quasar luminosity (M_BH \\propto L^{\\alpha}FHWM^2) links a given Eddington ratio with a value of H_0, within a cosmology with fixed (\\Omega_m,\\Omega_{\\Lambda}). We point out that because the relation is calibrated at low z using distance independent reverberation mapping to get the BLR size, the derived M_BH interestingly does not depend on H_0, while L/L_Edd is sensitive to H_0, but rather robust to changes of \\Omega_{\\Lambda} in the standard flat model. This means, e.g., that enough of extragalactic objects radiating at the Eddington limit could be used to study the global Hubble constant in a new way, bypassing the local distance ladder. The method could become practical when systematic errors in derived M_BH are understood and objects with L /leq L_Edd can be independently identified. As an illustration, if we take a sample of tranquil very luminous quasars in the redshift range 0.5 < z < 1.6, and assume that they are radiating with L_bol \\leq L_Edd, then the usual numeric factors used for calculating M_BH and L_bol would lead to the result that the Hubble constant must be larger than 45 km/s/Mpc.
Distance-Two Interpolation for Parallel Algebraic Multigrid
De Sterck, H; Falgout, R; Nolting, J; Yang, U M
2007-05-08T23:59:59.000Z
Algebraic multigrid (AMG) is one of the most efficient and scalable parallel algorithms for solving sparse linear systems on unstructured grids. However, for large three-dimensional problems, the coarse grids that are normally used in AMG often lead to growing complexity in terms of memory use and execution time per AMG V-cycle. Sparser coarse grids, such as those obtained by the Parallel Modified Independent Set coarsening algorithm (PMIS) [7], remedy this complexity growth, but lead to non-scalable AMG convergence factors when traditional distance-one interpolation methods are used. In this paper we study the scalability of AMG methods that combine PMIS coarse grids with long distance interpolation methods. AMG performance and scalability is compared for previously introduced interpolation methods as well as new variants of them for a variety of relevant test problems on parallel computers. It is shown that the increased interpolation accuracy largely restores the scalability of AMG convergence factors for PMIS-coarsened grids, and in combination with complexity reducing methods, such as interpolation truncation, one obtains a class of parallel AMG methods that enjoy excellent scalability properties on large parallel computers.
Operating System Resource Management
Operating System Resource Management Date: Monday, September 27, 2010 Time: 2:00 Â 3:00 pm Location constrained. This talk will propose a scheme for addressing the operating system resource management problem Sciences Seminar Series presents Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Resource management is the dynamic
Ordered involutive operator spaces
Blecher, David P; Neal, Matthew; Werner, Wend
2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This is a companion to recent papers of the authors; here we construct the `noncommutative Shilov boundary' of a (possibly nonunital) selfadjoint ordered space of Hilbert space operators. The morphisms in the universal property of the boundary preserve order. As an application, we consider `maximal' and `minimal' unitizations of such ordered operator spaces.
Operations Research + Information Engineering
Keinan, Alon
and the equipment they operate to perform most efficiently. The allocation of resources may be represented of the techniques and modeling concepts needed to analyze and design complex systems. As an operations researcher. All business systems are complex and need sophisticated decision-making methods that enable employees
MANUFACTURING & SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Soares, JoÃ£o LuÃs Cardoso
;Green and Soares: Note Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 9(1), pp. 54Â61, Â© 2007 INFORMS 55MANUFACTURING & SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 2007, pp. 54Â61 issn 1523-Dependent Waiting Time Probabilities in M t /M/s t Queuing Systems Linda V. Green Graduate School of Business
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Spring 2008
Almor, Amit
1 MGSC 395 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Spring 2008 Course Syllabus Instructor: Professor Anand Nair Class MATERIALS Required Text Books Textbook: Krajewski, Lee, Ritzman, Larry, and Malhotra, Manoj. Operations Management: Processes and Value Chains, 8 th edition, Prentice Hall, 2007. (ISBN: 0-13-187294-X). Novel
Petkov, Nicolai
, N. Petkov, and P. Kruizinga Institute of Mathematics and Computing Science University of Groningen P
Statistical assessment of Monte Carlo distributional tallies
Kiedrowski, Brian C [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Solomon, Clell J [Los Alamos National Laboratory
2010-12-09T23:59:59.000Z
Four tests are developed to assess the statistical reliability of distributional or mesh tallies. To this end, the relative variance density function is developed and its moments are studied using simplified, non-transport models. The statistical tests are performed upon the results of MCNP calculations of three different transport test problems and appear to show that the tests are appropriate indicators of global statistical quality.
A Structure-Based Distance Metric for High-Dimensional Space...
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A Structure-Based Distance Metric for High-Dimensional Space Exploration with Multi-Dimensional Scaling. A Structure-Based Distance Metric for High-Dimensional Space Exploration...
Hybrid intensity and time-of-flight signal processing techniques for intelligent distance sensors
Hiromi, Itariu
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
With the advent of "smart" consumer electronics, distance sensing is an increasingly important field in optical sensing. A novel approach to active infrared(IR) 1D distance sensing is proposed, employing both intensity and ...
Choosing good distance metrics and local planners for probabilistic roadmap motion planning methods
Bayazit, Osman Burchan
1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This thesis presents a comparative evaluation of different distance metrics and local planners within the context of probabilistic roadmap methods for motion planning. Both C-space and Workspace distance metrics and local planners are considered...
Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Cosmology
B. L. Hu
1995-11-29T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical mechanical concepts and processes such as decoherence, correlation, and dissipation can prove to be of basic importance to understanding some fundamental issues of quantum cosmology and theoretical physics such as the choice of initial states, quantum to classical transition and the emergence of time. Here we summarize our effort in 1) constructing a unified theoretical framework using techniques in interacting quantum field theory such as influence functional and coarse-grained effective action to discuss the interplay of noise, fluctuation, dissipation and decoherence; and 2) illustrating how these concepts when applied to quantum cosmology can alter the conventional views on some basic issues. Two questions we address are 1) the validity of minisuperspace truncation, which is usually assumed without proof in most discussions, and 2) the relevance of specific initial conditions, which is the prevailing view of the past decade. We also mention how some current ideas in chaotic dynamics, dissipative collective dynamics and complexity can alter our view of the quantum nature of the universe.
18.441 Statistical Inference, Spring 2002
Hardy, Michael
Reviews probability and introduces statistical inference. Point and interval estimation. The maximum likelihood method. Hypothesis testing. Likelihood-ratio tests and Bayesian methods. Nonparametric methods. Analysis of ...
Essays on microeconomics and statistical decision making
Nieto Barthaburu, Augusto
2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
An Introduction to Econometric Theory. Princeton Universityand S. Low (1989): An Econometric Analysis of the Bankextensive statistical and econometric literature concerned
Moore honored with American Statistical Association award
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impact. Moore is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Her awards include Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Laboratory Distinguished Performance Team Award, and a...
Extending the Horizons: Environmental Environmental Excellence as Key to Improving Operations.
Corbett, C. J.; Klassen, R. D.
2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
in statistical process control (SPC) the objective is towater¬ borne emissions. SPC can be used to monitor processOne of the benefits of SPC is that it helps operators see
Boularas, A., E-mail: boularas@laplace.univ-tlse.fr; Baudoin, F.; Villeneuve-Faure, C. [LAPLACE (Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d'Energie), Université de Toulouse, UPS, INPT, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex 9 (France); Clain, S. [Universidade do Minho, Centro de Matemática, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 - 057 Braga (Portugal); Université Paul Sabatier, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, 31062 Toulouse (France); Teyssedre, G. [LAPLACE (Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d'Energie), Université de Toulouse, UPS, INPT, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex 9 (France); CNRS, LAPLACE, F-31071 Toulouse (France)
2014-08-28T23:59:59.000Z
Electric Force-Distance Curves (EFDC) is one of the ways whereby electrical charges trapped at the surface of dielectric materials can be probed. To reach a quantitative analysis of stored charge quantities, measurements using an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) must go with an appropriate simulation of electrostatic forces at play in the method. This is the objective of this work, where simulation results for the electrostatic force between an AFM sensor and the dielectric surface are presented for different bias voltages on the tip. The aim is to analyse force-distance curves modification induced by electrostatic charges. The sensor is composed by a cantilever supporting a pyramidal tip terminated by a spherical apex. The contribution to force from cantilever is neglected here. A model of force curve has been developed using the Finite Volume Method. The scheme is based on the Polynomial Reconstruction Operator—PRO-scheme. First results of the computation of electrostatic force for different tip–sample distances (from 0 to 600?nm) and for different DC voltages applied to the tip (6 to 20?V) are shown and compared with experimental data in order to validate our approach.
Type IIP supernovae as cosmological probes: A SEAM distance to SN 1999em
Baron, E.; Nugent, Peter E.; Branch, David; Hauschildt, Peter H.
2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Type IIP Supernovae as Cosmological Probes: A SEAM Distanceintrinsic brightness, supernovae make excellent cosmologicalstars: atmospheres — supernovae: 1999em Distances from
Nesterov, Yurii
Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) Institut de statistique, biostatistique et sciences actuarielles (ISBA) Vacancy PhD positions in statistics, econometrics and actuarial catholique de Louvain opens up to four PhD positions in statistics, econometrics or actuarial sciences
Accurate Computation of Geodesic Distance Fields for Polygonal Curves on Triangle Meshes
Frey, Pascal
Accurate Computation of Geodesic Distance Fields for Polygonal Curves on Triangle Meshes David,kobbelt}@cs.rwth-aachen.de Abstract We present an algorithm for the efficient and accu- rate computation of geodesic distance fields the original algorithm is able to compute geodesic distances to isolated points on the mesh only, our
A Test of the Calibration of the Tully-Fisher Relation Using Cepheid and SNIa Distances
T. Shanks
1997-02-18T23:59:59.000Z
We make a direct test of Tully-Fisher distance estimates to eleven spiral galaxies with HST Cepheid distances and to twelve spiral galaxies with SNIa distances. The HST Cepheid distances come from the work of Freedman (1997), Sandage et al (1996) and Tanvir et al (1995). The SNIa distances come from Pierce (1994), calibrated using the Cepheid results of Sandage et al (1996). The Tully-Fisher distances mostly come from the work of Pierce (1994). The results show that the Tully-Fisher distance moduli are too short with respect to the Cepheid distances by 0.46+-0.14mag and too short with respect to the SNIa distances by 0.46+-0.19mag. Combining the HST Cepheid and SNIa data suggests that, overall, previous Tully-Fisher distances were too short by 0.46+-0.11mag, a result which is significant at the 4sigma level. These data therefore indicate that previous Tully-Fisher distances should be revised upwards by 24+-6% implying, for example, a Virgo distance of 19.3+-1.9Mpc. The value of Ho from Tully-Fisher estimates is correspondingly revised downwards from Ho=84+-10 to Ho=68+-8.
Wasielewski, M.R.; Niemczyk, M.P.
1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Three zinc tetraphenylporphyrin-anthraquinone derivatives were prepared in which the edge-to-edge distances between the porphyrin and quinone ..pi.. systems are fixed by a rigid hydrocarbon spacer molecule. Triptycene, trans-1,2-diphenylcyclopentane, and adamantane were used to fix the porphyrin-anthraquinone distance at 2.5, 3.7, and 4.9 A, respectively. These molecules possess 1,2, and 3 saturated carbon atoms, respectively, between the porphyrin donor and the quinone acceptor. Rate constants for photoinduced electron transfer from the lowest excited singlet state of the zinc tetraphenylporphyrin donor to the anthraquinone acceptor were measured. In addition, the corresponding radical ion pair recombination rate constants for each of these molecules were also determined. The rate constants for both photoinduced charge separation and subsequent radical ion pair recombination decrease by approximately a factor of 10 for each saturated carbon atom intervening between the porphyrin donor and the quinone acceptor. These results are consistent with a model in which the rate of electron transfer is determined by weak mixing of the sigma orbitals of the saturated hydrocarbon spacer with the ..pi.. orbitals of the donor and acceptor. 22 refs., 5 figs.
Hitchcock, Adam P.
Mathematics & Statistics Coop Program Students from the Mathematics & Statistics Coop Program have design and data analysis, medical imaging, mathematical finance and statistical modeling. They have of Mathematics & Statistics Coop Work Terms Duties: Performed data mapping and analysis activities Derived
BS in ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (695224) MAP Sheet Department of Statistics
Olsen Jr., Dan R.
BS in ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (695224) MAP Sheet Department of Statistics For students entering of Statistics Stat 151 Intro to Bayesian Statistics Stat 201 Statistics for Engineers & Scientists Stat 301 Statistics & Probability for Sec Ed Note: Students who have passed the AP statistics exam or an introductory
Taught Postgraduate programmes in the School of Mathematics and Statistics
Guo, Zaoyang
, and graduate employment is close to 100%. Statistics and Mathematics are fascinating subjects that haveTaught Postgraduate programmes in the School of Mathematics and Statistics Â·Advanced Statistics (MRes) Â·Biostatistics (MSc) Â·Environmental Statistics (MSc) Â·Social Statistics (MSc) Â·Statistics (MSc
Low-distance Surface Codes under Realistic Quantum Noise
Yu Tomita; Krysta M. Svore
2014-05-02T23:59:59.000Z
We study the performance of distance-three surface code layouts under realistic multi-parameter noise models. We first calculate their thresholds under depolarizing noise. We then compare a Pauli-twirl approximation of amplitude and phase damping to amplitude and phase damping. We find the approximate channel results in a pessimistic estimate of the logical error rate, indicating the realistic threshold may be higher than previously estimated. From Monte-Carlo simulations, we identify experimental parameters for which these layouts admit reliable computation. Due to its low resource cost and superior performance, we conclude that the 17-qubit layout should be targeted in early experimental implementations of the surface code. We find that architectures with gate times in the 5-40 ns range and T1 times of at least 1-2 us range will exhibit improved logical error rates with a 17-qubit surface code encoding.
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Spring Semester MAS273 Statistical Modelling 2 hours
Continued #12;MAS273 3 (i) Agriculturists in Sheffield were interested in the effectiveness of 3 insectiMAS273 SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Spring Semester 2012Â2013 MAS273 Statistical Modelling
8.334 Statistical Mechanics II: Statistical Mechanics of Fields, Spring 2004
Kardar, Mehran
A two-semester course on statistical mechanics. Basic principles are examined in 8.333: the laws of thermodynamics and the concepts of temperature, work, heat, and entropy. Postulates of classical statistical mechanics, ...
Distance measurements as a probe of cosmic acceleration
Neil Trentham
2001-05-23T23:59:59.000Z
A major recent evelopment in observational cosmology has been an accurate measurement of the luminosity distance-redshift relation out to redshifts z=0.8 from Type Ia supernova standard candles. The results have been argued as evidence for cosmic acceleration. It is well known that this assertion depends on the assumption that we know the equation of state for all mass-energy other than normal pressureless matter; popular models are based on either the cosmological constant or on the more general quintessence formulation. But this assertion also depends on a number of other assumptions, implicit in the derivation of the standard cosmological field equations: large-scale isotropy and homogeneity, the flatness of the Universe, and the validity of general relativity on cosmological scales (where it has not been tested). A detailed examination of the effects of these assumptions on the interplay between the luminosity distance-redshift relation and the acceleration of the Universe is not possible unless one can define the precise nature of the failure of any particular assumption. However a simple quantitative investigation is possible and reveals a number of considerations about the relative importance of the different assumptions. In this paper we present such an investigation. We find that the relationship between the distant-redshift relation and the sign of the deceleration parameter is fairly robust and is unaffected if only one of the assumptions that we investigate is invalid so long as the deceleration parameter is not close to zero (it would not be close to zero in the currently-favored Omega_Lambda = 1 - Omega_matter = 0.7 or 0.8 Universe, for example). Failures of two or more assumptions in concordance may have stronger effects.
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY STAT 367: Engineering Statistics
Offin, Dan
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY STAT 367: Engineering Statistics Winter, 2010 Instructor: Charles Molson, Jeffery 206, cmolson@mast.queensu.ca, 613-533-2416 Text: Engineering Statistics 4th Edition, by D% or 10%, 10%, 80% evaluation schemes. You can logon to the course WebCT site at www
Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture
Ferrara, Katherine W.
Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture 2005 Â 2009 Karen Klonsky Kurt Richter Agricultural Issues Center University of California March 2011 #12;Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture 2005 Â 2009 Karen Klonsky Extension Specialist Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Statistical Model Computation with UDFs Carlos Ordonez
Ordonez, Carlos
, USA Abstract--Statistical models are generally computed outside a DBMS due to their mathematical complexity. We introduce techniques to efficiently compute fundamental statistical models inside a DBMS of primitive scalar UDFs to score data sets. Experiments compare UDFs and SQL queries (running inside the DBMS
An introduction to classical and statistical thermodynamics
An introduction to classical and statistical thermodynamics a conceptual understanding Kwok of thermodynamics Â concept of energy conservation 4. Second law of thermodynamics Â concept of entropy 5. Introduction to statistical thermodynamics 03/2011 K.W. Cheng, Thermodynamics 2 #12;3 1. Introduction Â· study
NONEQUILIBRIUM QUANTUM STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND THERMODYNAMICS #
NONEQUILIBRIUM QUANTUM STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND THERMODYNAMICS # Walid K. Abou Salem + Institut f recent progress in deriving the fundamental laws of thermodynamics (0 th , 1 st and 2 nd Âlaw) from nonequilibrium quantum statistical mechanics. Basic thermodynamic notions are clarified and di#erent reversible
Scientific Data Analysis via Statistical Learning
Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson
observations and simulations. Statistical machine learning algorithms have enormous potential to provide data, and the analysis of hurricanes and tropical storms in climate simulations. #12;Supervised Learning for SupernovaScientific Data Analysis via Statistical Learning Raquel Romano romano at hpcrd dot lbl dot gov
Bureau of Justice Statistics Program Report
Hemmers, Oliver
Bureau of Justice Statistics Program Report July 2006, NCJ 211485 U.S. Department of Justice Office security, employment, licensing, and related economic purposes, as required under recent legislation. The Bureau of Justice Statistics' National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) provides grants
Inga Maslova Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Lansky, Joshua
Inga Maslova Department of Mathematics and Statistics American University, Washington, D.C. 20016 Phone: (202) 885-3132 E-mail: Maslova@american.edu EMPLOYMENT American University, Washington D.C., USA Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Sept 2009 Â present Utah State University
Mathematics and Statistics College of Engineering
Hickman, Mark
and Statistics is located in the Erskine building. Reception is on Level 4 on the north side. The department has of computers in a wide range of academic areas has led to an increasing demand for statistical and mathematical new tools and techniques to deal with problems in areas from business management to biology, as well
FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES
STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES 1945 BY A. W. ANDERSON and E. A. POWER UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING: 1945 By A. W. ANDERSON, Chief, branch of Commercial Fisheries and E. A. POWEK, Chief, Statistical at New York City ' -- Section 4. - Chesapeake Fisheries Sect ional Summari es Mary I and V i rg i n i
Statistical Analysis of EXTREMES in GEOPHYSICS
Gilleland, Eric
Statistical Analysis of EXTREMES in GEOPHYSICS Zwiers FW and Kharin VV. 1998. Changes in the extremes of the climate simulated by CCC GCM2 under CO2 dou- bling. J. Climate 11:2200Â2222. http://www.ral.ucar.edu/staff/ericg/readinggroup.html #12;Outline Â· Some background on Extreme Value Statistics Â Extremal Types Theorem Â Max
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Department of Energy Richland Operations Office P.O. Box 550 &?ATES0Richland, Washington 99352 10O-AMSE-0054 A PR I Mr. J. G. Lehew III, President and Chief Executive Officer...
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2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z
This Order defines the requirements for establishing and implementing Conduct of Operations Programs at Department of Energy (DOE), including National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), facilities and projects. Cancels DOE O 5480.19. Admin Chg 1, 6-25-13
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the internal dosimetry program. " S-li -SED-CHPRC-PFP-002-F1 1: Less than adequate conduct of operations was observed. Failures to follow procedures contributed to...
NONE
1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
This document is the first edition of Argonne`s new Operating Plan. The Operating Plan complements the strategic planning in the Laboratory`s Institutional Plan by focusing on activities that are being pursued in the immediate fiscal year, FY 1998. It reflects planning that has been done to date, and it will serve in the future as a resource and a benchmark for understanding the Laboratory`s performance. The heart of the Institutional Plan is the set of major research initiatives that the Laboratory is proposing to implement in future years. In contrast, this Operating Plan focuses on Argonne`s ongoing R&D programs, along with cost-saving measures and other improvements being implemented in Laboratory support operations.
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1992-04-30T23:59:59.000Z
To establish policies, responsibilities and authorities for implementing and sustaining the Department of Energy (DOE) Operations Security (OPSEC) Program. Cancels DOE O 5632.3B. Canceled by DOE O 471.2 of 9-28-1995.
Plant Operations Executive Director
Awtar, Shorya
Campus North Campus Recycling Operations Materials Human Resources Payroll Misc Svs Special Projects Planning Spray Shop Glass Shop Upholstery Shop Plant IT Painting Services G. Weincouff Human Resources Business Services Estimating Shutdown Coordination Scheduling L. Rastique Human Resources 67398 M
Transmission and Storage Operations
to see minimal to none in static or dynamic mode) - Rates are dependent on size, mechanical wear and operating pressures * PM * PdM 5 Methane Release Reduction Can the gas be...
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2005-01-14T23:59:59.000Z
The notice defines requirements and responsibilities for continuity of operations planning within the DOE to ensure the capability to continue essential Departmental functions across a wide range of all hazard emergencies. Does not cancel other directives.
SNS Target Systems Operational
McDonald, Kirk
a failed gas seal on the shaft and leaking oil seals but has operated well since then Â· The moderator 7.5 k First target replacement Â· No observed corrosion Â· Internal Boroscope examination in progress Â· ~ 50 mm
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This Order establishes requirements for the management and operation of the Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Protective Forces (FPF), Contractor Protective Forces (CPF), and the Physical Security of property and personnel under the cognizance of DOE.
CH Packaging Operations Manual
Washington TRU Solutions LLC
2005-06-13T23:59:59.000Z
This procedure provides instructions for assembling the CH Packaging Drum payload assembly, Standard Waste Box (SWB) assembly, Abnormal Operations and ICV and OCV Preshipment Leakage Rate Tests on the packaging seals, using a nondestructive Helium (He) Leak Test.
Nuclear material operations manual
Tyler, R.P.
1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z
This manual provides a concise and comprehensive documentation of the operating procedures currently practiced at Sandia National Laboratories with regard to the management, control, and accountability of nuclear materials. The manual is divided into chapters which are devoted to the separate functions performed in nuclear material operations-management, control, accountability, and safeguards, and the final two chapters comprise a document which is also issued separately to provide a summary of the information and operating procedures relevant to custodians and users of radioactive and nuclear materials. The manual also contains samples of the forms utilized in carrying out nuclear material activities. To enhance the clarity of presentation, operating procedures are presented in the form of playscripts in which the responsible organizations and necessary actions are clearly delineated in a chronological fashion from the initiation of a transaction to its completion.
Corporate Operating Experience Program
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The DOE Corporate Operating Experience Program helps to prevent the recurrence of significant adverse events/trends by sharing performance information, lessons learned and good practices across the DOE complex.
Operational Waste Volume Projection
STRODE, J.N.
2000-08-28T23:59:59.000Z
Waste receipts to the double-shell tank system are analyzed and wastes through the year 2015 are projected based on generation trends of the past 12 months. A computer simulation of site operations is performed, which results in projections of tank fill schedules, tank transfers, evaporator operations, tank retrieval, and aging waste tank usage. This projection incorporates current budget planning and the clean-up schedule of the Tri-Party Agreement. Assumptions were current as of June. 2000.
Operational waste volume projection
Koreski, G.M.
1996-09-20T23:59:59.000Z
Waste receipts to the double-shell tank system are analyzed and wastes through the year 2015 are projected based on generation trends of the past 12 months. A computer simulation of site operations is performed, which results in projections of tank fill schedules, tank transfers, evaporator operations, tank retrieval, and aging waste tank usage. This projection incorporates current budget planning and the clean-up schedule of the Tri-Party Agreement. Assumptions were current as of June 1996.
The Statistical Physics of Athermal Materials
Dapeng Bi; Silke Henkes; Karen E. Daniels; Bulbul Chakraborty
2014-04-07T23:59:59.000Z
At the core of equilibrium statistical mechanics lies the notion of statistical ensembles: a collection of microstates, each occurring with a given a priori probability that depends only on a few macroscopic parameters such as temperature, pressure, volume, and energy. In this review article, we discuss recent advances in establishing statistical ensembles for athermal materials. The broad class of granular and particulate materials is immune from the effects of thermal fluctuations because the constituents are macroscopic. In addition, interactions between grains are frictional and dissipative, which invalidates the fundamental postulates of equilibrium statistical mechanics. However, granular materials exhibit distributions of microscopic quantities that are reproducible and often depend on only a few macroscopic parameters. We explore the history of statistical ensemble ideas in the context of granular materials, clarify the nature of such ensembles and their foundational principles, highlight advances in testing key ideas, and discuss applications of ensembles to analyze the collective behavior of granular materials.
9. Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) 80 9. Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA)
Berlin,Technische UniversitÃ¤t
9. Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) 80 _____________________________________________________________________________ 9. Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) 9.1 Introduction In this chapter an introduction to a framework denoted Statistical Energy Analysis was developed in the 1960's, to a great extent to clarify and handle
Kozubowski, Tomasz J.
STAT 152: Introduction to Statistics - Fall 2013 Department of Mathematics and Statistics TA or the instructor during our office hours. Course Description and Prerequisites: STAT 152://www.knowledgecenter.unr.edu/dataworks/citrixinfo.html with your Net ID. The knowledge of MINITAB will help you with your statistical projects long after we
Kozubowski, Tomasz J.
STAT 152: Introduction to Statistics - Fall 2012 Department of Mathematics and Statistics TA or the instructor during our office hours. Course Description and Prerequisites: STAT 152://www.knowledgecenter.unr.edu/dataworks/citrixinfo.html with your Net ID. The knowledge of MINITAB will help you with your statistical projects long after we
STATISTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF HARRIS CORNER DETECTOR Umut Orguner and Fredrik Gustafsson
Gustafsson, Fredrik
, the Harris operator can be generalized in differ- ent ways, see [6]. Most easily, the sum of R(x, y) for eachSTATISTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF HARRIS CORNER DETECTOR Umut Orguner and Fredrik Gustafsson,fredrik}@isy.liu.se ABSTRACT In this study, a method is proposed to calculate the bias and mean square error matrix of Harris
OTC Paper Number 24645 GPU-Event-Mechanics Evaluation of Ice Impact Load Statistics
Peters, Dennis
OTC Paper Number 24645 GPU-Event-Mechanics Evaluation of Ice Impact Load Statistics Claude Daley of a GPU-Event-Mechanics (GEM) simulation to assess local ice loads on a vessel operating in pack ice workstation. The simulation domain contains hundreds of discrete and interacting ice floes. A simple vessel
Spectro-photometric distances to stars: a general-purpose Bayesian approach
Santiago, Basílio X; Anders, Friedrich; Chiappini, Cristina; Girardi, Léo; Rocha-Pinto, Helio J; Balbinot, Eduardo; da Costa, Luiz N; Maia, Marcio A G; Schultheis, Mathias; Steinmetz, Matthias; Miglio, Andrea; Montalbán, Josefina; Schneider, Donald P; Beers, Timothy C; Frinchaboy, Peter M; Lee, Young Sun; Zasowski, Gail
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We have developed a procedure that estimates distances to stars using measured spectroscopic and photometric quantities. It employs a Bayesian approach to build the probability distribution function over stellar evolutionary models given the data, delivering estimates of expected distance for each star individually. Our method provides several alternative distance estimates for each star in the output, along with their associated uncertainties. The code was first tested on simulations, successfully recovering input distances to mock stars with errors that scale with the uncertainties in the adopted spectro-photometric parameters, as expected. The code was then validated by comparing our distance estimates to parallax measurements from the Hipparcos mission for nearby stars (< 60 pc), to asteroseismic distances of CoRoT red giant stars, and to known distances of well-studied open and globular clusters. The photometric data of these reference samples cover both the optical and near infra-red wavelengths. The...
Deriving Optimal Operational Rules for Mitigating Inter-area Oscillations
Diao, Ruisheng; Huang, Zhenyu; Zhou, Ning; Chen, Yousu; Tuffner, Francis K.; Fuller, Jason C.; Jin, Shuangshuang; Dagle, Jeffery E.
2011-05-23T23:59:59.000Z
This paper introduces a new method to mitigate inter-area oscillations of a large scale interconnected power system by means of generation re-dispatch. The optimal operational control procedures are derived as the shortest distance from the current operating condition to a desired damping ratio of the oscillation mode by adjusting generator outputs. A sensitivity based method is used to select the most effective generators for generation re-dispatch and decision tree is trained to approximate the security boundary in a space characterized by the selected generators. The optimal operational rules can be found by solving an optimization problem where the boundary constraints are provided by the decision tree rules. This method is tested on a Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) 179-bus simplified network model and simulation results have demonstrated the proof of concept and shown promising application in real time operation.
Dominance of extreme statistics in a prototype many-body Brownian ratchet
Evan Hohlfeld; Phillip L. Geissler
2014-11-05T23:59:59.000Z
Many forms of cell motility rely on Brownian ratchet mechanisms that involve multiple stochastic processes. We present a computational and theoretical study of the nonequilibrium statistical dynamics of such a many-body ratchet, in the specific form of a growing polymer gel that pushes a diffusing obstacle. We find that oft-neglected correlations among constituent filaments impact steady-state kinetics and significantly deplete the gel's density within molecular distances of its leading edge. These behaviors are captured quantitatively by a self-consistent theory for extreme fluctuations in filaments' spatial distribution.
Topology for statistical modeling of petascale data.
Pascucci, Valerio (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT); Mascarenhas, Ajith Arthur; Rusek, Korben (Texas A& M University, College Station, TX); Bennett, Janine Camille; Levine, Joshua (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT); Pebay, Philippe Pierre; Gyulassy, Attila (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT); Thompson, David C.; Rojas, Joseph Maurice (Texas A& M University, College Station, TX)
2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z
This document presents current technical progress and dissemination of results for the Mathematics for Analysis of Petascale Data (MAPD) project titled 'Topology for Statistical Modeling of Petascale Data', funded by the Office of Science Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Applied Math program. Many commonly used algorithms for mathematical analysis do not scale well enough to accommodate the size or complexity of petascale data produced by computational simulations. The primary goal of this project is thus to develop new mathematical tools that address both the petascale size and uncertain nature of current data. At a high level, our approach is based on the complementary techniques of combinatorial topology and statistical modeling. In particular, we use combinatorial topology to filter out spurious data that would otherwise skew statistical modeling techniques, and we employ advanced algorithms from algebraic statistics to efficiently find globally optimal fits to statistical models. This document summarizes the technical advances we have made to date that were made possible in whole or in part by MAPD funding. These technical contributions can be divided loosely into three categories: (1) advances in the field of combinatorial topology, (2) advances in statistical modeling, and (3) new integrated topological and statistical methods.
Stable operating regime for traveling wave devices
Carlsten, Bruce E. (Los Alamos, NM)
2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Autophase stability is provided for a traveling wave device (TWD) electron beam for amplifying an RF electromagnetic wave in walls defining a waveguide for said electromagnetic wave. An off-axis electron beam is generated at a selected energy and has an energy noise inherently arising from electron gun. The off-axis electron beam is introduced into the waveguide. The off-axis electron beam is introduced into the waveguide at a second radius. The waveguide structure is designed to obtain a selected detuning of the electron beam. The off-axis electron beam has a velocity and the second radius to place the electron beam at a selected distance from the walls defining the waveguide, wherein changes in a density of the electron beam due to the RF electromagnetic wave are independent of the energy of the electron beam to provide a concomitant stable operating regime relative to the energy noise.
Scalable k-means statistics with Titan.
Thompson, David C.; Bennett, Janine C.; Pebay, Philippe Pierre
2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
This report summarizes existing statistical engines in VTK/Titan and presents both the serial and parallel k-means statistics engines. It is a sequel to [PT08], [BPRT09], and [PT09] which studied the parallel descriptive, correlative, multi-correlative, principal component analysis, and contingency engines. The ease of use of the new parallel k-means engine is illustrated by the means of C++ code snippets and algorithm verification is provided. This report justifies the design of the statistics engines with parallel scalability in mind, and provides scalability and speed-up analysis results for the k-means engine.
Statistical regimes of random laser fluctuations
Lepri, Stefano [Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Italy); Cavalieri, Stefano [Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Firenze, via G. Sansone 1, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Italy); European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy, via N. Carrara 1, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Italy); Oppo, Gian-Luca [SUPA and Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, 107 Rottenrow, Glasgow, G4 0NG, Scotland (United Kingdom); Wiersma, Diederik S. [European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy, via N. Carrara 1, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Italy); BEC-INFM Center, I-38050 Povo, Trento (Italy)
2007-06-15T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical fluctuations of the light emitted from amplifying random media are studied theoretically and numerically. The characteristic scales of the diffusive motion of light lead to Gaussian or power-law (Levy) distributed fluctuations depending on external control parameters. In the Levy regime, the output pulse is highly irregular leading to huge deviations from a mean-field description. Monte Carlo simulations of a simplified model which includes the population of the medium demonstrate the two statistical regimes and provide a comparison with dynamical rate equations. Different statistics of the fluctuations helps to explain recent experimental observations reported in the literature.
Statistical Properties of a Quantum Cellular Automaton
Norio Inui; Shuichi Inokuchi; Yoshihiro Mizoguchi; Norio Konno
2005-06-28T23:59:59.000Z
We study a quantum cellular automaton (QCA) whose time-evolution is defined from global transition function of classical cellular automata (CA). In order to investigate natural transformations from CA to QCA, the present QCA includes CA with Wolfram's rule 150 and 105 as special cases. We firstly compute the time-evolution of the QCA and examine its statistical properties. As a basic statistical value, the probability of finding an active cell averaged over a spatial-temporal space is introduced, and the difference between CA and QCA is considered. In addition, it is shown that statistical properties in QCA are related to the classical trajectory in the configuration space.
Quantum Statistical Processes in the Early Universe
B. L. Hu
1993-02-22T23:59:59.000Z
We show how the concept of quantum open system and the methods in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics can be usefully applied to studies of quantum statistical processes in the early universe. We first sketch how noise, fluctuation, dissipation and decoherence processes arise in a wide range of cosmological problems. We then focus on the origin and nature of noise in quantum fields and spacetime dynamics. We introduce the concept of geometrodynamic noise and suggest a statistical mechanical definition of gravitational entropy. We end with a brief discussion of the theoretical appropriateness to view the physical universe as an open system.
SSCL Commissioning and Operations
NONE
1992-03-31T23:59:59.000Z
The SSC, with an energy of 20 TeV/Beam, requires a sequence of individual accelerators of increasing energy in the injector chain. These are the Linac, Low Energy Booster, Medium Energy Booster, and High Energy Booster. Each accelerator system must be completed in sequence in order to provide beam to the next higher energy accelerator. The collider itself is comprised of ten sectors, each of which in terms of superconducting magnet bending strength, is equivalent to two HEB injectors. The completion of all injectors and collider sectors is required before stored beams can circulate in preparation for colliding beam operation. Four experimental halls are planned for the detector systems. Each major detector will be assembled in one of the halls by a world-wide collaboration of scientists. In addition, above ground facilities provide shops and test facilities for accelerator technical systems, superconducting magnet and materials research and development, and for detector assembly and operations. The purpose of this report is to present a plan for the sequential commissioning and operation of these individual accelerators and other technical facilities of the SSC. A central objective of this plan is to describe the activities at the SSCL that are not included as part of the construction project TPC, even though they occur during the overall project construction time-frame. Examples of such activities include the operation of general laboratory facilities and services not specifically related to construction, the operating costs for the individual accelerators in the injector chain once these facilities have been commissioned, and the costs of SSCL physics research groups. The Department of Energy has provided the following decision with regard to these operations categories for the SSCL.
A Test of Tully-Fisher Distance Estimates Using Cepheids and Type Ia Supernovae
T. Shanks
1999-01-24T23:59:59.000Z
We update and extend the results of Shanks (1997, MNRAS, 290, L77) by making a direct test of Tully-Fisher distance estimates to thirteen spiral galaxies with HST Cepheid distances and to ten spiral galaxies with Type Ia supernova (SNIa) distances. The results show that the Tully-Fisher distance moduli are too short with respect to the Cepheid distances by 0.46+-0.11mag and too short with respect to the SNIa distances by 0.49+-0.18mag. Combining the HST Cepheid and the best SNIa data suggests that, overall, previous Tully-Fisher distances at v~1000 kms-1 were too short by 0.43+-0.09mag, a result which is significant at the 4.6 sigma level. These data therefore indicate that previous Tully-Fisher distances should be revised upwards by 22+-5% implying, for example, a Virgo distance of 19.0+-1.8Mpc. The value of Ho from Tully-Fisher estimates is correspondingly revised downwards from Ho=84+-10kms-1Mpc-1 to Ho=69+-8kms-1Mpc-1. There is evidence that the Tully-Fisher relation at large distances is affected by Malmquist bias. In this case, we argue that Ho<50kms-1Mpc-1 cannot be ruled out by Tully-Fisher considerations.
Heavy-ion transfer reactions at large internuclear distance
Montanari, D.; Corradi, L.; Szilner, S.; Pollarolo, G.; Fioretto, E.; Stefanini, A. M.; Farnea, E.; Michelagnoli, C.; Montagnoli, G.; Scarlassara, F.; Ur, C. A.; Courtin, S.; Goasduff, A.; Haas, F.; Mijatovic, T.; Soic, N.; Grebosz, J. [Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita di Padova, I-35131, Padova (Italy) and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, I-35131, Padova (Italy); Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, I-35020 Legnaro (Italy)
2012-10-20T23:59:59.000Z
The transfer reaction for the {sup 116}Sn+{sup 60}Ni system has been studied using the PRISMA magnetic spectrometer at different bombarding energies from above to well below the Coulomb barrier. The experiment has been done in inverse kinematics and light target-like ions have been detected with PRISMA placed at very forward angles. Good mass, nuclear charge and kinetic energy resolutions have been achieved. Sufficient statistics has been accumulated to extract angular distributions for different bombarding energies have been extracted and the response function of the spectrometer has been studied to correct for the aberration due to the transport of the ions in PRISMA. The comparison between the present case and the previously measured {sup 96}Zr+{sup 40}Ca system, superfluid and near closed shells nuclei, respectively, should significantly improve our understanding of nucleon-nucleon correlation properties in multinucleon transfer processes.
The Hubble constant and dark energy from cosmological distance measures
Kazuhide Ichikawa; Tomo Takahashi
2008-05-03T23:59:59.000Z
We study how the determination of the Hubble constant from cosmological distance measures is affected by models of dark energy and vice versa. For this purpose, constraints on the Hubble constant and dark energy are investigated using the cosmological observations of cosmic microwave background, baryon acoustic oscillations and type Ia suprenovae. When one investigates dark energy, the Hubble constant is often a nuisance parameter, thus it is usually marginalized over. On the other hand, when one focuses on the Hubble constant, simple dark energy models such as a cosmological constant and a constant equation of state are usually assumed. Since we do not know the nature of dark energy yet, it is interesting to investigate the Hubble constant assuming some types of dark energy and see to what extent the constraint on the Hubble constant is affected by the assumption concerning dark energy. We show that the constraint on the Hubble constant is not affected much by the assumption for dark energy. We furthermore show that this holds true even if we remove the assumption that the universe is flat. We also discuss how the prior on the Hubble constant affects the constraints on dark energy and/or the curvature of the universe.
Instantaneous Action at a Distance in a Holistic Universe
B. G. Sidharth
1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z
The early work of Lorentz, Abraham and others, evolved through the work of Fokker, Dirac and others to ultimately culminate in the Feynman- Wheeler direct action at a distance theory. However this theory has encountered certain conceptual difficulties like non-locality in time, self force of the electron, pre acceleration and the perfect absorption condition of Feynman and Wheeler, that is the instantaneous action of the remaining charges in the universe on the charge in question. More recently, Hoyle and Narlikar have resurrected this theory, but within the context of a Steady State or Quasi Steady State cosmology. They argue that the theory infact has a better standing than the generally accepted quantum theoretic description. In this article we consider a quantum theoretic description and a cosmology which parallels the Hoyle-Narlikar approach. This leads to a synthesis and justification of the Dirac and Feynman-Wheeler approaches, clarifying the conceptual problems in the process. We deduce a scenario with quantized space-time and a holistic cosmology, consistent with physical and astrophysical data. The non-locality is now seen to be meaningful within the minimum space-time intervals, as also the perfect absorption within the holistic description. Local realism, and the usual causal field theory are seen to have an underpinning of direct action. For example this is brought out by the virtual photons which mediate interactions in Quantum Electro Dynamics, and the emergence of the inverse square law in the above approach from a background Zero Point Field.
Fast Transients at Cosmological Distances with the SKA
Macquart, J -P; Grainge, K; McQuinn, M; Fender, R P; Hessels, J; Deller, A; Bhat, R; Breton, R; Chatterjee, S; Law, C; Lorimer, D; Ofek, E O; Pietka, M; Spitler, L; Stappers, B; Trott, C
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Impulsive radio bursts that are detectable across cosmological distances constitute extremely powerful probes of the ionized Inter-Galactic Medium (IGM), intergalactic magnetic fields, and the properties of space-time itself. Their dispersion measures (DMs) will enable us to detect the "missing" baryons in the low-redshift Universe and make the first measurements of the mean galaxy halo profile, a key parameter in models of galaxy formation and feedback. Impulsive bursts can be used as cosmic rulers at redshifts exceeding 2, and constrain the dark energy equation-of-state parameter, $w(z)$ at redshifts beyond those readily accessible by Type Ia SNe. Both of these goals are realisable with a sample of $\\sim 10^4$ fast radio bursts (FRBs) whose positions are localized to within one arcsecond, sufficient to obtain host galaxy redshifts via optical follow-up. It is also hypothesised that gravitational wave events may emit coherent emission at frequencies probed by SKA1-LOW, and the localization of such events at ...
Stochastics and Statistics Integrated design and operation of remnant inventory supply chains
Schaefer, Andrew
and aluminum; fiber-optic and electrical cable; paper; textiles; and lumber. In the design phase a subset distribution centers can purchase from suppliers/manufacturers (relatively large) pieces of a product, known by the fiber-optic cable in
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Spring Semester 20072008 OPERATIONS RESEARCH 2 hours
four will be counted. 1 (i) A company owns a steam turbine power generating plant that generates its steam from coal. It wishes to maximise the steam output. This, however, may result in emission that does per hour. The plant receives two grades of pul- verised coal, C1 and C2, for use in the steam plant
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Spring Semester 20102011 OPERATIONS RESEARCH 2 hours
four will be counted. 1 (i) A company owns a steam turbine power generating plant that generates its steam from coal. It wishes to maximise the steam output. This, however, may result in emission that does receives two grades of pulverised coal, C1 and C2, for use in the steam plant. The two grades are usually
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Spring Semester 20102011 ADVANCED OPERATIONS RESEARCH 2 hours
, only your best four will be counted. 1 (i) A company owns a steam turbine power generating plant that generates its steam from coal. It wishes to maximise the steam output. This, however, may result in emission that does not meet the Environmental Protection Agency standards. The regulations limit sulphur dioxide
Updated July 2009 Operations Organization
Eisen, Michael
All-Hands, Brown Bags, and COO Open-Door sessions Ongoing Conduct Operations Employee Climate SurveysOperations Strategic Plan Updated July 2009 #12;Operations Organization Chief Operating Officer deliver exceptional operational services in support of the scientific mission of Berkeley Lab. goals
Statistical analysis of correlated fossil fuel securities
Li, Derek Z
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Forecasting the future prices or returns of a security is extraordinarily difficult if not impossible. However, statistical analysis of a basket of highly correlated securities offering a cross-sectional representation of ...
ALICIA L. CARRIQUIRY Department of Statistics
Carriquiry, Alicia
., Universidad de la RepÃºblica, Uruguay, December, 1981. EXPERIENCE Associate Provost, (three quarter and Biological Statistics, Universidad de la RepÃºblica del Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 2009 to date
Structured Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Eskenazi, Maxine
Structured Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation Ying Zhang CMU-LTI-09-009 Language of Doctor of Philosophy In Language and Information Technologies Â© 2009, Ying Zhang #12;c Copyright Ying
STATISTICS 590 STUDENT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN PROJECT
Buyske, Steve
STATISTICS 590 STUDENT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN PROJECT SPRING 2010 1. Project You are to design with me as needed. 2. Procedures and Dates A one-page sketch, containing the essential elements
Statistical Risk Estimation for Communication System Design
May 2012 SSL # 6-12 #12;#12;Statistical Risk Estimation for Communication System Design Alessandra Babuscia, David W. Miller May 2012 SSL # 6-12 This work is based on the unaltered text of the thesis
Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Statistics Database
Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Statistics Database Oak Ridge National Laboratory direction. In addition, through the ITS Deployment Tracking web site, the database supports other users in 2010. Users can also download the entire 2010 deployment tracking database through the website
Statistical criteria for characterizing irradiance time series.
Stein, Joshua S.; Ellis, Abraham; Hansen, Clifford W.
2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
We propose and examine several statistical criteria for characterizing time series of solar irradiance. Time series of irradiance are used in analyses that seek to quantify the performance of photovoltaic (PV) power systems over time. Time series of irradiance are either measured or are simulated using models. Simulations of irradiance are often calibrated to or generated from statistics for observed irradiance and simulations are validated by comparing the simulation output to the observed irradiance. Criteria used in this comparison should derive from the context of the analyses in which the simulated irradiance is to be used. We examine three statistics that characterize time series and their use as criteria for comparing time series. We demonstrate these statistics using observed irradiance data recorded in August 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and in June 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Statistical inference in population genetics using microsatellites
Csilléry, Katalin
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical inference from molecular population genetic data is currently a very active area of research for two main reasons. First, in the past two decades an enormous amount of molecular genetic data have been produced ...
Statistical semantic processing using Markov logic
Meza-Ruiz, Ivan Vladimir
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Markov Logic (ML) is a novel approach to Natural Language Processing tasks [Richardson and Domingos, 2006; Riedel, 2008]. It is a Statistical Relational Learning language based on First Order Logic (FOL) and Markov ...
Generalized binomial distribution in photon statistics
Aleksey Ilyin
2014-11-20T23:59:59.000Z
The photon-number distribution between two parts of a given volume is found for an arbitrary photon statistics. This problem is related to the interaction of a light beam with a macroscopic device, for example a diaphragm, that separates the photon flux into two parts with known probabilities. To solve this problem, a Generalized Binomial Distribution (GBD) is derived that is applicable to an arbitrary photon statistics satisfying probability convolution equations. It is shown that if photons obey Poisson statistics then the GBD is reduced to the ordinary binomial distribution, whereas in the case of Bose-Einstein statistics the GBD is reduced to the Polya distribution. In this case, the photon spatial distribution depends on the phase-space volume occupied by the photons. This result involves a photon bunching effect, or collective behavior of photons that sharply differs from the behavior of classical particles. It is shown that the photon bunching effect looks similar to the quantum interference effect.
Statistical models for natural scene data
Kivinen, Jyri Juhani
2014-06-27T23:59:59.000Z
This thesis considers statistical modelling of natural image data. Obtaining advances in this field can have significant impact for both engineering applications, and for the understanding of the human visual system. Several recent advances...
FISHERY STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES
Frozen Fish Trade __---_-- - 40 Fish Frozen ^0 Holdings '^'^ Cold-storage Holdings of Cured Fish ^-V maximum yields without depletion. Previous statistical reports on the fishery industries were issued under
FISHERY STATISTICS QF THE UNITED STATES
43 Cold-storage Holdings of Cured Fish 46 Foreign Fishery -Trade 47 Exports 48 Imports 49 Fisheries depletion. Previous statistical reports on the fishery industries issued under the Department
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2007 (42nd Edition)
Policy Research Institute
2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on agriculture, banking and finance, business and exports, climate, communications and information, crime, education, employment and ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2008 (43rd Edition)
Policy Research Institute
2009-09-21T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on agriculture, banking and finance, business and exports, climate, communications and information, crime, education, employment and ...
Kansas Statistical Abstract 2009 (44th Edition)
Policy Research Institute
2011-03-02T23:59:59.000Z
The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on agriculture, banking and finance, business and exports, climate, communications and information, crime, education, employment and ...
The design and implementation of an operational model evaluation system
Foster, K.T.
1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z
An evaluation of an atmospheric transport and diffusion model`s operational performance typically involves the comparison of the model`s calculations with measurements of an atmospheric pollutant`s temporal and spatial distribution. These evaluations however often use data from a small number of experiments and may be limited to producing some of the commonly quoted statistics based on the differences between model calculations and the measurements. This paper presents efforts to develop a model evaluation system geared for both the objective statistical analysis and the more subjective visualization of the inter-relationships between a model`s calculations and the appropriate field measurement data.
Statistical Properties of Quantum Graph Spectra
Yu. Dabaghian
2006-08-09T23:59:59.000Z
A general analytical approach to the statistical description of quantum graph spectra based on the exact periodic orbit expansions of quantum levels is discussed. The exact and approximate expressions obtained in \\cite{Anima} for the probability distribution functions using the spectral hierarchy method are analyzed. In addition, the mechanism of appearance of the universal statistical properties of spectral fluctuations of quantum-chaotic systems is considered in terms of the semiclassical theory of periodic orbits.
Statistical Mechanics of Two-dimensional Foams
Marc Durand
2010-09-07T23:59:59.000Z
The methods of statistical mechanics are applied to two-dimensional foams under macroscopic agitation. A new variable -- the total cell curvature -- is introduced, which plays the role of energy in conventional statistical thermodynamics. The probability distribution of the number of sides for a cell of given area is derived. This expression allows to correlate the distribution of sides ("topological disorder") to the distribution of sizes ("geometrical disorder") in a foam. The model predictions agree well with available experimental data.
Statistical properties of chaotic binary sequences
Bogdan Cristea
2008-05-28T23:59:59.000Z
Mean value and cross-covariance function of chaotic binary sequences are evaluated for chaotic maps with specific properties. We also take into account the effect of fixed- and floating-point representations on statistical properties of chaotic generators. Thus, one is able to obtain possible candidates for pseudo-random binary sequences generation. Results of statistical tests applied to chaotic binary sequences are presented. The chaotic binary sequences thus obtained could be used for security improvement in IEEE 802.11 standard.
Hoyte Phifer Facilities Operations
Saidak, Filip
battery operated clocks in offices. #12;#12;Â·Last year, UNCG produced over 1973 tons of solid waste. Â· 1. , corner of Highland Ave. and Oakland Â red brick building #12;#12; "All State agencies, universities, and community colleges that have State-owned vehicle fleets shall develop and implement plans to improve
Concept of Operations: Essence
Hutton, William J.
2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z
This concept of operations is designed to give the reader a brief overview of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Essence project and a description of the Essence device design. The data collected by the device, how the data are used, and how the data are protected are also discussed in this document.
Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]
2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z
This Order defines the requirements for establishing and implementing Conduct of Operations Programs at Department of Energy (DOE), including National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), facilities and projects. Cancels DOE O 5480.19. Admin Chg 1, dated 6-25-13, cancels DOE O 422.1. Certified 12-3-14.
Finance & Operations Vice President,
Stanier, Charlie
Operations Â· Public Safety Educational Outreach Â· Safe IA Partnership (S.I.P) Â· Security Guard Programs Assistance Program Â· Employee Immigration Services Â· Employee Disability Services Â· Family Services Â· Compensation & Classification Â· Employee & Labor Relations Â· Employment Services Â· Family Issues Committee
REACTOR OPERATIONS AND CONTROL
PÃ¡zsit, Imre
REACTOR OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: core calculations, neural networks, control rod elevation of a control rod, or a group of control rods, is an important parameter from the viewpoint of reactor control DETERMINATION OF PWR CONTROL ROD POSITION BY CORE PHYSICS AND NEURAL NETWORK METHODS NINOS S. GARIS* and IMRE
Demazière, Christophe
NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: moderator temper ature coefficient, reactivity co reactor Unit 4 of the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant (Sweden) during fuel cycle 16 is analyzed absorption cross-section behavior. Consequently, if NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY VOL. 140 NOV. 2002 147 #12;Demazière
Pázsit, Imre
NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: moderator temper- ature coefficient, reactivity co reactor Unit 4 of the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant (Sweden) during fuel cycle 16 is analyzed. Consequently, if*E-mail: demaz@nephy.chalmers.se NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY VOL. 140 NOV. 2002 147 #12;high-burnup fuel
Hamiltonian and Volume Operators
M. Pierri
2002-01-04T23:59:59.000Z
2+1 gravity coupled to a massless scalar field has an initial singularity when the spatial slices are compact. The quantized model is used here to investigate several issues of quantum gravity. The spectrum of the volume operator is studied at the initial singularity. The energy spectrum is obtained. Dynamics of the universe is also investigated.
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The Office of Business Operations manages financial and acquisition management programs throughout the Associate Under Secretary for the Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (AU), including the formulation and execution of the AU budget; funding control and accounting activities; preparation of management studies; and provision of acquisition management support.
RUNWAY OPERATIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE
RUNWAY OPERATIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE MELANIE BAKER, DARIC MEGERSA & ALFONSO PANLILIO Sponsors: Dr Vortex Separation Rule, for a homogeneous fleet mix, is determined by the time between arriving aircraft Occupancy (SRO) rule, for a non- homogeneous fleet mix, MTC= 3600/ [ROT] [ROT]= = i (pi *ROTi) ROT (in sec
Statistical Analysis of CCD Data: Error Analysis/Noise Theorem
Peletier, Reynier
Statistical Analysis of CCD Data: Error Analysis/Noise Theorem Why Statistical Approach? Systematic Errors Random Errors (= Statistical Errors) Accuracy and Precision Best Estimator: Mean, Median Distribution Statistical CCD Data Analysis #12;Why do we need statistical analysis? (= Why do we need to worry
Statistical Energy Analysis and the second principle of thermodynamics
Paris-Sud XI, UniversitÃ© de
Statistical Energy Analysis and the second principle of thermodynamics Alain Le Bot Abstract Statistical Energy Analysis is a statistical method in vibroacoustics en- tirely based on the application discussed. 1 Introduction Statistical Energy Analysis [1, 2] is born from the application of statistical
Laser photon statistics in the feedback loop
T. Yu. Golubeva; Yu. M. Golubev
2005-04-23T23:59:59.000Z
A mere correspondence between the electron statistics and the photon one vanishes in the feedback loop (FBL). It means that the direct photodetection, supplying us with the electron statistics, does not provide us with a wished information about the laser photon statistics. For getting this information we should think up another measurement procedure, and we in the article suggest applying the three-level laser as a auxiliary measuring device. This laser has impressive property, namely, its photon statistics survive information about the initial photon statistics of the laser which excites coherently the three-level medium. Thus, if we choose the laser in the FBL as exciting the three-level laser, then we have an possibility to evaluate its initial photon statistics by means of direct detecting the three-level laser emission. Finally, this approach allows us to conclude the feedback is not capable of creating a regularity in the laser light beam. Contrary, the final photon fluctuations turn out to be always even bigger. The mentioned above feature of the three-level laser takes place only for the strong interaction between the lasers (exciting and excited). It means the initial state of the exciting laser is changed dramatically, so our measurement procedure can not be identified with some non-demolition one.
THE BOLOCAM GALACTIC PLANE SURVEY. VIII. A MID-INFRARED KINEMATIC DISTANCE DISCRIMINATION METHOD
Ellsworth-Bowers, Timothy P.; Glenn, Jason; Battersby, Cara; Ginsburg, Adam; Bally, John [CASA, University of Colorado, UCB 389, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 (United States); Rosolowsky, Erik [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 (Canada); Mairs, Steven [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC V8P 1A1 (Canada); Evans, Neal J. II [Department of Astronomy, University of Texas, 1 University Station C1400, Austin, TX 78712 (United States); Shirley, Yancy L., E-mail: timothy.ellsworthbowers@colorado.edu [Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, 933 North Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 (United States)
2013-06-10T23:59:59.000Z
We present a new distance estimation method for dust-continuum-identified molecular cloud clumps. Recent (sub-)millimeter Galactic plane surveys have cataloged tens of thousands of these objects, plausible precursors to stellar clusters, but detailed study of their physical properties requires robust distance determinations. We derive Bayesian distance probability density functions (DPDFs) for 770 objects from the Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey in the Galactic longitude range 7. Degree-Sign 5 {<=} l {<=} 65 Degree-Sign . The DPDF formalism is based on kinematic distances, and uses any number of external data sets to place prior distance probabilities to resolve the kinematic distance ambiguity (KDA) for objects in the inner Galaxy. We present here priors related to the mid-infrared absorption of dust in dense molecular regions and the distribution of molecular gas in the Galactic disk. By assuming a numerical model of Galactic mid-infrared emission and simple radiative transfer, we match the morphology of (sub-)millimeter thermal dust emission with mid-infrared absorption to compute a prior DPDF for distance discrimination. Selecting objects first from (sub-)millimeter source catalogs avoids a bias towards the darkest infrared dark clouds (IRDCs) and extends the range of heliocentric distance probed by mid-infrared extinction and includes lower-contrast sources. We derive well-constrained KDA resolutions for 618 molecular cloud clumps, with approximately 15% placed at or beyond the tangent distance. Objects with mid-infrared contrast sufficient to be cataloged as IRDCs are generally placed at the near kinematic distance. Distance comparisons with Galactic Ring Survey KDA resolutions yield a 92% agreement. A face-on view of the Milky Way using resolved distances reveals sections of the Sagittarius and Scutum-Centaurus Arms. This KDA-resolution method for large catalogs of sources through the combination of (sub-)millimeter and mid-infrared observations of molecular cloud clumps is generally applicable to other dust-continuum Galactic plane surveys.
Statistical Performance Evaluation Of Soft Seat Pressure Relief Valves
Harris, Stephen P.; Gross, Robert E.
2013-03-26T23:59:59.000Z
Risk-based inspection methods enable estimation of the probability of failure on demand for spring-operated pressure relief valves at the United States Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. This paper presents a statistical performance evaluation of soft seat spring operated pressure relief valves. These pressure relief valves are typically smaller and of lower cost than hard seat (metal to metal) pressure relief valves and can provide substantial cost savings in fluid service applications (air, gas, liquid, and steam) providing that probability of failure on demand (the probability that the pressure relief valve fails to perform its intended safety function during a potentially dangerous over pressurization) is at least as good as that for hard seat valves. The research in this paper shows that the proportion of soft seat spring operated pressure relief valves failing is the same or less than that of hard seat valves, and that for failed valves, soft seat valves typically have failure ratios of proof test pressure to set pressure less than that of hard seat valves.
Operations and Maintenance Program Structure
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The Federal Energy Management Program recommends Federal operations and maintenance (O&M) programs comprise of five distinct functions: operations, maintenance, engineering, training, and...
Cable Measuring Engine Operation Procedures
Authors, Various
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
MEASURING ENGINE OPERATION PROCEDURES LBNL-40565 SC-MAG-597MEASURING ENGINE OPERATION PROCEDURES INDEX IN T ROD U C TCALIBRATION PROCEDURE . .
Response Operations | Department of Energy
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Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Response Operations Response Operations Overview The federal government primarily plays a coordinating and support role during...
Cable Measuring Engine Operation Procedures
Authors, Various
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
gov CABLE MEASURING ENGINE OPERATION PROCEDURES LBNL-40565LBNL-40565 CABLE MEASURING ENGINE OPERATION PROCEDURES INDEXThe Cable Measuring Engine (CME) is a tool which measures
Single-photon frequency upconversion for long-distance quantum teleportation and communication
Albot?, Marius A., 1974-
2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Entanglement generation, single-photon detection, and frequency translation that preserves the polarization quantum state of the photons are essential technologies for long distance quantum communication protocols. This ...
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES Sampler Maintenance by Site Operators
Fischer, Emily V.
IMPROVE STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES SOP 201 Sampler Maintenance by Site Operators Date Last.0 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY This standard operating procedure (SOP) describes the procedures and schedules. The procedural steps for weekly maintenance and repairs performed by the site operator are included in TI 201A
Statistical Behavior and Symmetry Tests G. E. Mitchell
Shriner, John
Statistical Behavior and Symmetry Tests G. E. Mitchell North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Technological University, Cookeville, TN 38505 (Dated: April 12, 2004) Symmetries and statistical properties violation in neutron resonances. Statistical distribu- tions can provide information about the underlying
Equi-energy sampler with applications in statistical inference and statistical mechanics
S. C. Kou; Qing Zhou; Wing Hung Wong
2006-11-08T23:59:59.000Z
We introduce a new sampling algorithm, the equi-energy sampler, for efficient statistical sampling and estimation. Complementary to the widely used temperature-domain methods, the equi-energy sampler, utilizing the temperature--energy duality, targets the energy directly. The focus on the energy function not only facilitates efficient sampling, but also provides a powerful means for statistical estimation, for example, the calculation of the density of states and microcanonical averages in statistical mechanics. The equi-energy sampler is applied to a variety of problems, including exponential regression in statistics, motif sampling in computational biology and protein folding in biophysics.
OPERATOR'S MANUAL IMPORTANT NOTES
Kleinfeld, David
-3 B) LOAD CONNECTION (I) and PAR. 3-3 C) LOAD CONNECTION (II) add the following: Load connectionsMODEL OPERATOR'S MANUAL IMPORTANT NOTES: 1) This manual is valid for the following Model: BOP 20-20, BOP 36-12, BOP 50-8, BOP 72-6, BOP 100-4 BOP 100W, 200W, 400W POWER SUPPLY #12;#12;1 LOAD
Operations Task Management (OTM)
Miller, C.B.; Duck, C.H.
1985-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
This paper reviews the steps taken by management at Ashland Oil to reduce expenses, including an analysis of every aspect of the refinery. It was determined that the areas most adaptable to improvement were the maintenance department, storerooms, the laboratory and energy utilization. The authors focus, however, on the difficulties met in implementing an effective cost control program in the operations area, detailing the reasons why and examining the system ultimately installed in this area.
Operations Cost Allocation Project
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Stochastically Lighting Up Galaxies: Statistical Implications of Stellar Clustering
da Silva, Robert Louis
2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
SANTA CRUZ STOCHASTICALLY LIGHTING UP GALAXIES: STATISTICAL2 SLUG - Stochastically Lighting Up Galaxies: Methods andx Abstract Stochastically Lighting Up Galaxies: Statistical
applying statistical methods: Topics by E-print Network
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Methods II Spring 2012 Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, CSM Syllabus Fossil Fuels Websites Summary: MATH 531: Statistical Methods II Spring 2012...
In Search of a Statistically Valid Volatility Risk Factor
Anderson, Robert M.; Bianchi, Stephen W.; Goldberg, Lisa R.
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The cross- section of volatility and expected returns, Theof a Statistically Valid Volatility Risk Factor (revised)of a Statistically Valid Volatility Risk Factor Robert M.
assessment statistical power: Topics by E-print Network
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of Statistical Downscaling of GCM Projections Materials Science Websites Summary: Assessment of Statistical Downscaling of GCM Projections for Water Resource Applications...
Statistical Design, Analysis and Graphics for the Guadalupe
Statistical Design, Analysis and Graphics for the Guadalupe River Assessment Technical Memoranda Science Center (2013). Statistical Design, Analysis and Graphics for the Guadalupe River Assessment
Review of statistics of interstate natural gas pipeline companies
None
1982-06-01T23:59:59.000Z
This report presents the results of a review of the EIA publication Statistics of Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Companies, DOE/EIA-0145. This review was conducted for the Development, Collection, Processing and Maintenance Branch of the Natural Gas Division. It was intended to review the format, distribution and production costs of the annual publication. The primary focus was examining alternative approaches for reducing the volume and complexity of the data contained in the report. Statistics of Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Companies presents a tremendous amount of financial and operating detail on interstate pipeline companies subject to the Natural Gas Act. The report consists of more than 250 pages of tabular data with considerable amounts of overlap and redundancy among tables. Along with the obvious options of keeping the report in its current form or eliminating it entirely EIA has the option of condensing and streamlining the report. Primarily this would involve eliminating the appendices with their company level data and/or consolidating some of the 28 composite tables and placing them in a more manageable form. This would also help place a focus on the report which with its numerous, redundant and overlapping tables the current version lacks. Along with the consolidation and streamlining effort EIA could make the detailed information available upon request and at a charge. However, prior to any major revision the user community should be polled to determine how the report is currently used. (DMC)
Tennessee Energy Statistics Quarterly. Second quarter 1984
Finley, T.F. III; Hensley, B.D.; Trotter, T.
1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Tennessee Energy Statistics Quarterly presents the most current energy statistics available which are specific to the State of Tennessee. In every instance possible, county-level energy data are also shown. The report covers three substantive areas of the energy flow production, consumption, and pricing. The specific energy types for which data are included are coal, petroleum, natural gas and electricity. The Tennessee Energy Statistics Quarterly has been developed by the Tennessee Energy Data Base Program to serve as a supplement to the Energy Division publication - The Tennessee Energy Profiles: 1960-1980. Historical data reported in this volume cover the production and utilization of major energy supplies by fuel type and economic sectors, as well as other energy data such as prices and fuel distribution. 12 figures, 12 tables.
A SOFTWARE TOOL FOR WEB-BASED DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEMS DESIGN
1 A SOFTWARE TOOL FOR WEB-BASED DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEMS DESIGN Dr. Kasim M. Al-Aubidy Computer an attempt to introduce a software tool for development of a web-based distance-learning course. The second's degree of understanding in each unit. It provides a powerful educational tool that can assist the learner
Distance Estimation by Constructing The Virtual Ruler in Anisotropic Sensor Networks
Wu, Jie
fields, such as industrial sensing and scheduling, critical construction protection, environmentalDistance Estimation by Constructing The Virtual Ruler in Anisotropic Sensor Networks Yun Wang Kai. Furthermore, we develop an approach to construct a virtual ruler for distance estimation between any pair
The Minimum Distance of Turbo-Like Codes Louay Bazzi, Mohammad Mahdian, Daniel A. Spielman
Spielman, Daniel A.
1 The Minimum Distance of Turbo-Like Codes Louay Bazzi, Mohammad Mahdian, Daniel A. Spielman Abstract--Worst-case upper bounds are derived on the minimum distance of parallel concatenated Turbo codes that parallel-concatenated Turbo codes and repeat-convolute codes with sub-linear memory are asymptotically bad
Pedagogical Issues in webMathematica Applications In Distance Learning Mathematics
Spagnolo, Filippo
organizational and administrative arrangements [1]. The growth of Internet-based distance learning will havePedagogical Issues in webMathematica Applications In Distance Learning Mathematics M. F. Abdul learning and good teaching. The learning experiences must be well organized and integrated
Bouras, Christos
-based distance education software. The TRENDS Project The TRENDS Project aims at the development and efficientTraining Centres : An Architecture for the Realisation of Open and Distance Learning Environments) Environments using Telematics. The approach of using Training Centres as dedicated education services providers
August 12, 2010 11:8 Journal of Applied Statistics Draft.5 Journal of Applied Statistics
Reed, W.J.
August 12, 2010 11:8 Journal of Applied Statistics Draft.5 Journal of Applied Statistics Vol. 00 of Victoria, PO Box 3060, Victoria, B.C., Canada V8W 3R4; (July, 2009) A new parametric (3-parameter) survival Taylor & Francis DOI: 10.1080/0266476YYxxxxxxxx http://www.informaworld.com #12;August 12, 2010 11
Astrophysical Thermonuclear Functions for Boltzmann-Gibbs Statistics and Tsallis Statistics
R. K. Saxena; A. M. Mathai; H. J. Haubold
2004-06-22T23:59:59.000Z
We present an analytic proof of the integrals for astrophysical thermonuclear functions which are derived on the basis of Boltzmann-Gibbs statistical mechanics. Among the four different cases of astrophysical thermonuclear functions, those with a depleted high-energy tail and a cut-off at high energies find a natural interpretation in q-statistics.
IBRD Operational Decision Framework
Greenwalt, R; Hibbard, W; Raber, E; Carlsen, T; Folks, K; MacQueen, D; Mancieri, S; Bunt, T; Richards, J; Hirabayashi-Dethier, J
2010-11-12T23:59:59.000Z
The IBRD Operational Decision Framework in this document is an expansion of an emerging general risk management framework under development by an interagency working group. It provides the level of detail necessary to develop a general Consequence Management Guidance Document for biological contamination remediation and restoration. It is the intent of this document to support both wide area and individual site remediation and restoration activities. This product was initiated as a portion of the IBRD Task 1 Systems Analysis to aid in identification of wide area remediation and restoration shortcomings and gaps. The draft interagency general risk management framework was used as the basis for the analysis. The initial Task 1 analysis document expanded the draft interagency framework to a higher level of resolution, building on both the logic structure and the accompanying text explanations. It was then employed in a qualitative manner to identify responsible agencies, data requirements, tool requirements, and current capabilities for each decision and task. This resulted in identifying shortcomings and gaps needing resolution. Several meetings of a joint LLNL/SNL working group reviewed and approved the initial content of this analysis. At the conclusion of Task 1, work continued on the expanded framework to generate this Operational Decision Framework which is consistent with the existing interagency general risk management framework. A large LLNL task group met repeatedly over a three-month period to develop the expanded framework, coordinate the framework with the biological remediation checklist, and synchronize the logic with the Consequence Management Plan table of contents. The expanded framework was briefed at a large table top exercise reviewing the interagency risk management framework. This exercise had representation from major US metropolitan areas as well as national agencies. This product received positive comments from the participants. Upon completion of the Operational Decision Framework, another joint LLNL/SNL working group conducted a day-long review. Identified modifications were made to the document, resulting in the included product.
Equipment Operational Requirements
Greenwalt, B; Henderer, B; Hibbard, W; Mercer, M
2009-06-11T23:59:59.000Z
The Iraq Department of Border Enforcement is rich in personnel, but poor in equipment. An effective border control system must include detection, discrimination, decision, tracking and interdiction, capture, identification, and disposition. An equipment solution that addresses only a part of this will not succeed, likewise equipment by itself is not the answer without considering the personnel and how they would employ the equipment. The solution should take advantage of the existing in-place system and address all of the critical functions. The solutions are envisioned as being implemented in a phased manner, where Solution 1 is followed by Solution 2 and eventually by Solution 3. This allows adequate time for training and gaining operational experience for successively more complex equipment. Detailed descriptions of the components follow the solution descriptions. Solution 1 - This solution is based on changes to CONOPs, and does not have a technology component. It consists of observers at the forts and annexes, forward patrols along the swamp edge, in depth patrols approximately 10 kilometers inland from the swamp, and checkpoints on major roads. Solution 2 - This solution adds a ground sensor array to the Solution 1 system. Solution 3 - This solution is based around installing a radar/video camera system on each fort. It employs the CONOPS from Solution 1, but uses minimal ground sensors deployed only in areas with poor radar/video camera coverage (such as canals and streams shielded by vegetation), or by roads covered by radar but outside the range of the radar associated cameras. This document provides broad operational requirements for major equipment components along with sufficient operational details to allow the technical community to identify potential hardware candidates. Continuing analysis will develop quantities required and more detailed tactics, techniques, and procedures.
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Operations Information for Studies
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Operations | Argonne National Laboratory
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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)
AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary) " ,"Click worksheet9,1,50022,3,,,,6,1,,781 2,328 2,683DieselValuesEIA-782A andProduct: Total583093Operations
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AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmospheric Optical Depth7-1D: Vegetation Proposed Newcatalyst phases on γ-Al2O3.Winter (Part 2) | DepartmentCrane Operational
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Parastillation Process in Operations
Canfield, F.; Jenkins, O.
PARASTII.IMICN PIO:ESS rn OPERATIONS Frank canfield ChenShare Coq:oration Houston, Texas The Parastillation process is a new rrethod for ITU.11ti-stage, counter-current contact between vapor and liquid that results in 33% rrore ideal stages... than distillation for a given tray spaci.n;J. Patents have been granted in the U.S.A., U.K., Europe and other countries. Perfonnance of the process has been confimm aver the past several years by eat1puter siITU.llation, by laboratory tests...
Statistical data of the uranium industry
none,
1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Statistical Data of the Uranium Industry is a compendium of information relating to US uranium reserves and potential resources and to exploration, mining, milling, and other activities of the uranium industry through 1981. The statistics are based primarily on data provided voluntarily by the uranium exploration, mining, and milling companies. The compendium has been published annually since 1968 and reflects the basic programs of the Grand Junction Area Office (GJAO) of the US Department of Energy. The production, reserves, and drilling information is reported in a manner which avoids disclosure of proprietary information.
Workforce Statistics - NNSA | National Nuclear Security Administration
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Terrorism About Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases...
Heinosaari, Teiko [Turku Centre for Quantum Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Turku (Finland); Jivulescu, Maria A. [Department of Mathematics, University Politehnica Timisoara, 300006 Timisoara (Romania); Reeb, David; Wolf, Michael M. [Department of Mathematics, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, 85748 Garching (Germany)
2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z
For a given set of input-output pairs of quantum states or observables, we ask the question whether there exists a physically implementable transformation that maps each of the inputs to the corresponding output. The physical maps on quantum states are trace-preserving completely positive maps, but we also consider variants of these requirements. We generalize the definition of complete positivity to linear maps defined on arbitrary subspaces, then formulate this notion as a semidefinite program, and relate it by duality to approximative extensions of this map. This gives a characterization of the maps which can be approximated arbitrarily well as the restriction of a map that is completely positive on the whole algebra, also yielding the familiar extension theorems on operator spaces. For quantum channel extensions and extensions by probabilistic operations we obtain semidefinite characterizations, and we also elucidate the special case of Abelian inputs or outputs. Finally, revisiting a theorem by Alberti and Uhlmann, we provide simpler and more widely applicable conditions for certain extension problems on qubits, and by using a semidefinite programming formulation we exhibit counterexamples to seemingly reasonable but false generalizations of the Alberti-Uhlmann theorem.
The University of Chicago Department of Statistics
Stephens, Matthew
and Statistics The University of Chicago GARCH Local Approximation for Non-stationary Financial Data Through 1958 in practice. In this paper, I show that for certain time periods when market is unstable, GARCH model mean square error between locally approximated short- term (ST) GARCH models and long-term (LT) GARCH
The University of Chicago Department of Statistics
Stephens, Matthew
stocks from the alleged internet dot-com episode of 1998Â2001, where price bubbles were widely thought Department of Statistics Columbia University Detecting Financial Bubbles in Real Time MONDAY, October 31 the 2007 credit crisis, financial bubbles have once again emerged as a topic of current concern. An open
Heat pump market and statistics report 2013
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
#12;Heat pump market and statistics report 2013 Thomas Nowak Secretary General European Heat Pump Summit 15.10./16.10.2013 | Nuremberg #12;European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) Â· 107 members from 22 countries (status 08/2013) Â Heat pump manufacturers Â Component manufacturers Â National associations
MINI-WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT Department of Statistics
Stephens, Matthew
MINI-WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT Department of Statistics Space-time Modeling of Air Pollution Levels and deposition values of various air pollutants. We propose a space-time modeling approach for combining CMAQ output with observations to produce an improved map of air pollution levels. Methodologies to evaluate
The University of Chicago Department of Statistics
Stephens, Matthew
Department of Statistics The University of Chicago Biofuel FeedStock Commodity Pricing FRIDAY, May 13, 2011. We empirically test models using biofuel feedstock commodity futures data traded in CBOT: corn estimation. We answered the questions: whether the prices for biofuel feedstock commodities (corn and soybean
Computational and statistical tradeoffs via convex relaxation
5, 2013 (sent for review November 27, 2012) Modern massive datasets create a fundamental problem on data analysis that blend computer science and statistics. That classical perspectives from these fields are not adequate to address emerging problems in "Big Data" is ap- parent from their sharply divergent nature
Report on Activities And Usage Statistics of
Patzek, Tadeusz W.
of the Mobile Learning Portal, at mobilelearningportal.org. This Web site is a #12;Learning Technology CenterReport on Activities And Usage Statistics of Learning Technology Center Services and Facilities 2009-2010 #12;Learning Technology Center Review 2009-2010 December 2010 2 Report on Activities
Macdonald, J. Ross SOME STATISTICAL ASPECTS OF
Macdonald, James Ross
Macdonald, J. Ross 1962 Physica 28 485-492 SOME STATISTICAL ASPECTS OF RELAXATION TIME DISTRIBUTIONS *) by J. ROSS MACDONALD Texas Instruments Incorporated, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. Synopsis, meeting of the American Physical Society, November 25, 1961, [Macdonald, J. R., Bull. Am. Phys. Sot. Ser
A Statistical Framework for Spatial Comparative Genomics
A Statistical Framework for Spatial Comparative Genomics Rose Hoberman May 2007 CMU-CS-07, or the U.S. Government. #12;Keywords: spatial comparative genomics, comparative genomics, gene clusters, max-gap clusters, gene teams, whole genome duplication, paralogons, synteny, ortholog detection #12