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Practical and fast quantum random number generation based on photon arrival time relative to external reference  

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We present a practical high-speed quantum random number generator, where the timing of single-photon detection relative to an external time reference is measured as the raw data. The bias of the raw data can be substantially reduced compared with the previous realizations. The raw random bit rate of our generator can reach 109 Mbps. We develop a model for the generator and evaluate the min-entropy of the raw data. Toeplitz matrix hashing is applied for randomness extraction, after which the final random bits are able to pass the standard randomness tests.

Nie, You-Qi; Zhang, Jun, E-mail: zhangjun@ustc.edu.cn; Pan, Jian-Wei [Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale and Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Synergetic Innovation Center of Quantum Information and Quantum Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Zhang, Hong-Fei; Wang, Jian [Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale and Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Zhang, Zhen; Ma, Xiongfeng [Center for Quantum Information, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084 (China)

2014-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Device Independent Random Number Generation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Randomness is an invaluable resource in today's life with a broad use reaching from numerical simulations through randomized algorithms to cryptography. However, on the classical level no true randomness is available and even the use of simple quantum devices in a prepare-measure setting suffers from lack of stability and controllability. This gave rise to a group of quantum protocols that provide randomness certified by classical statistical tests -- Device Independent Quantum Random Number Generators. In this paper we review the most relevant results in this field, which allow the production of almost perfect randomness with help of quantum devices, supplemented with an arbitrary weak source of additional randomness. This is in fact the best one could hope for to achieve, as with no starting randomness (corresponding to no free will in a different concept) even a quantum world would have a fully deterministic description.

Mataj Pivoluska; Martin Plesch

2015-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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RNG: A Practitioner's Overview Random Number Generation  

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RNG: A Practitioner's Overview Random Number Generation A Practitioner's Overview Prof. Michael and Monte Carlo Methods Pseudorandom number generation Types of pseudorandom numbers Properties of these pseudorandom numbers Parallelization of pseudorandom number generators New directions for SPRNG Quasirandom

Mascagni, Michael

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High speed optical quantum random number generation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.3351 (2009). 6. I. Reidler, Y. Aviad, M. Rosenbluh, and I. Kanter, "Ultrahigh-speed random number generation

Weinfurter, Harald

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Chaotic generation of pseudo-random numbers  

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Generation of repeatable pseudo-random sequences with chaotic analog electronics is not feasible using standard circuit topologies. Component variation caused by imperfect fabrication causes the same divergence of output sequences as does varying...

Dornbusch, Andrew Wesley

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turing's normal numbers: towards randomness Veronica Becher  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

presumably in 1938 Alan Turing gave an algorithm that produces real numbers normal to every integer base- putable normal numbers, and this result should be attributed to Alan Turing. His manuscript entitled "A

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Quantum random number generation on a mobile phone  

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Quantum random number generators (QRNGs) can significantly improve the security of cryptographic protocols, by ensuring that generated keys cannot be predicted. However, the cost, size, and power requirements of current QRNGs has prevented them from becoming widespread. In the meantime, the quality of the cameras integrated in mobile telephones has improved significantly, so that now they are sensitive to light at the few-photon level. We demonstrate how these can be used to generate random numbers of a quantum origin.

Bruno Sanguinetti; Anthony Martin; Hugo Zbinden; Nicolas Gisin

2014-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The average number of distinct sites visited by a random walker on random graphs  

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We study the linear large $n$ behavior of the average number of distinct sites $S(n)$ visited by a random walker after $n$ steps on a large random graph. An expression for the graph topology dependent prefactor $B$ in $S(n) = Bn$ is proposed. We use generating function techniques to relate this prefactor to the graph adjacency matrix and then devise message-passing equations to calculate its value. Numerical simulations are performed to evaluate the agreement between the message passing predictions and random walk simulations on random graphs. Scaling with system size and average graph connectivity are also analysed.

De Bacco, Caterina; Sollich, Peter

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How to Make a Lumpy Random Number Generator  

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a "lumpy" random number generator? - Simulation - To equalize wear on machinery, load on networks, etc want, by combining bell curves! #12;Key idea: A bell curve is a lot like a wavelet. #12;Any (finite) curve can be synthesized by adding wavelets together. #12;Difference: Wavelets go below 0, average to 0

Covington, Michael A.

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Pseudo-random number generators for Monte Carlo simulations on Graphics Processing Units  

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Basic uniform pseudo-random number generators are implemented on ATI Graphics Processing Units (GPU). The performance results of the realized generators (multiplicative linear congruential (GGL), XOR-shift (XOR128), RANECU, RANMAR, RANLUX and Mersenne Twister (MT19937)) on CPU and GPU are discussed. The obtained speed-up factor is hundreds of times in comparison with CPU. RANLUX generator is found to be the most appropriate for using on GPU in Monte Carlo simulations. The brief review of the pseudo-random number generators used in modern software packages for Monte Carlo simulations in high-energy physics is present.

Demchik, Vadim

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pseudo-random number generators for Monte Carlo simulations on Graphics Processing Units  

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Basic uniform pseudo-random number generators are implemented on ATI Graphics Processing Units (GPU). The performance results of the realized generators (multiplicative linear congruential (GGL), XOR-shift (XOR128), RANECU, RANMAR, RANLUX and Mersenne Twister (MT19937)) on CPU and GPU are discussed. The obtained speed-up factor is hundreds of times in comparison with CPU. RANLUX generator is found to be the most appropriate for using on GPU in Monte Carlo simulations. The brief review of the pseudo-random number generators used in modern software packages for Monte Carlo simulations in high-energy physics is present.

Vadim Demchik

2010-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-bit quantum random number generation by measuring positions of arrival photons  

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We report upon the realization of a novel multi-bit optical quantum random number generator by continuously measuring the arrival positions of photon emitted from a LED using MCP-based WSA photon counting imaging detector. A spatial encoding method is proposed to extract multi-bits random number from the position coordinates of each detected photon. The randomness of bits sequence relies on the intrinsic randomness of the quantum physical processes of photonic emission and subsequent photoelectric conversion. A prototype has been built and the random bit generation rate could reach 8 Mbit/s, with random bit generation efficiency of 16 bits per detected photon. FPGA implementation of Huffman coding is proposed to reduce the bias of raw extracted random bits. The random numbers passed all tests for physical random number generator.

Yan, Qiurong, E-mail: yanqiurong@ncu.edu.cn [Department of Electronics Information Engineering, Nanchang University, Nanchang 330031 (China); State Key Laboratory of Transient Optics and Photonics, Xi'an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xi'an 710119 (China); Zhao, Baosheng [State Key Laboratory of Transient Optics and Photonics, Xi'an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xi'an 710119 (China); Liao, Qinghong; Zhou, Nanrun [Department of Electronics Information Engineering, Nanchang University, Nanchang 330031 (China)

2014-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Fractal Dimensions for Continuous Time Random Walk Limits  

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In a continuous time random walk (CTRW), each random jump follows a random waiting time. CTRW scaling limits are time-changed processes that model anomalous diffusion. The outer process describes particle jumps, and the non-Markovian inner process (or time change) accounts for waiting times between jumps. This paper studies fractal properties of the sample functions of a time-changed process, and establishes some general results on the Hausdorff and packing dimensions of its range and graph. Then those results are applied to CTRW scaling limits.

Mark M. Meerschaert; Erkan Nane; Yimin Xiao

2011-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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LARGE DEVIATIONS FOR THE LOCAL TIMES OF A RANDOM WALK AMONG RANDOM CONDUCTANCES  

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.1) This operator is symmetric and generates the continuous-time random walk (X t ) t#[0,#) in Z d , the random walk AND TILMAN WOLFF In some recent publications (see, e.g., [BD10]), the above walk is called variable-speed times of the walk. The speed and the rate function of our principle are explicit in terms of the lower

König, Wolfgang

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INVENTORY SYSTEMS WITH ADVANCE DEMAND INFORMATION AND RANDOM REPLENISHMENT TIMES  

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INVENTORY SYSTEMS WITH ADVANCE DEMAND INFORMATION AND RANDOM REPLENISHMENT TIMES Fikri Karaesmen@ku.edu.tr Abstract: Advance demand information, when used effectively, improves the performance of produc- tion/inventory of random supply lead times on a single-stage inventory system with advance demand information. It is found

Karaesmen, Fikri

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Energy conversion of fully random thermal relaxation times Franois Barriquand  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Energy conversion of fully random thermal relaxation times François Barriquand proba5050@hotmail.com ABSTRACT. Thermodynamic random processes in thermal systems are generally associated with one or several relaxation times, the inverse of which are formally homogeneous with energy. Here, we show in a precise way

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Chaotic oscillation and random-number generation based on nanoscale optical-energy transfer  

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By using nanoscale energy-transfer dynamics and density matrix formalism, we demonstrate theoretically and numerically that chaotic oscillation and random-number generation occur in a nanoscale system. The physical system consists of a pair of quantum dots (QDs), with one QD smaller than the other, between which energy transfers via optical near-field interactions. When the system is pumped by continuous-wave radiation and incorporates a timing delay between two energy transfers within the system, it emits optical pulses. We refer to such QD pairs as nano-optical pulsers (NOPs). Irradiating an NOP with external periodic optical pulses causes the oscillating frequency of the NOP to synchronize with the external stimulus. We find that chaotic oscillation occurs in the NOP population when they are connected by an external time delay. Moreover, by evaluating the time-domain signals by statistical-test suites, we confirm that the signals are sufficiently random to qualify the system as a random-number generator (RNG). This study reveals that even relatively simple nanodevices that interact locally with each other through optical energy transfer at scales far below the wavelength of irradiating light can exhibit complex oscillatory dynamics. These findings are significant for applications such as ultrasmall RNGs.

Makoto Naruse; Song-Ju Kim; Masashi Aono; Hirokazu Hori; Motoichi Ohtsu

2014-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Finite-time Lyapunov exponent for a random Ehrenfest gas  

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We consider the motion of a system of free particles moving in a plane with hard scatterers of regular polygonal shape arranged in a random manner. Calling this the Ehrenfest gas which is known to be pseudo-integrable, we propose a finite-time Lyapunov exponent characterizing the dynamics. In the limit of large number of vertices, where polygon tends to a circle, we recover the Lyapunov exponent for the Lorentz gas. To obtain this result, we generalized the reflection law of a pencil of rays incident on a polygonal scatterer in a way that the formula for the circular scatterer is recovered in the limit of infinite vertices. Thus, seemingly paradoxically, chaos seems to emerge from pseudo-chaos.

Sanjay Moudgalya; Sarthak Chandra; Sudhir R. Jain

2014-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Conversion of Fully Random Thermal Relaxation Times  

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Thermodynamic random processes in thermal systems are generally associated with one or several relaxation times, the inverse of which are formally homogeneous with energy. Here, we show in a precise way that the periodic modification of relaxation times during temperature-constant thermodynamic cycles can be thermodynamically beneficiary to the operator. This result holds as long as the operator who adjusts relaxation times does not attempt to control the randomness associated with relaxation times itself as a Maxwell 'demon' would do. Indirectly, our result also shows that thermal randomness appears satisfactorily described within a conventional quantum-statistical framework, and that the attempts advocated notably by Ilya Prigogine to go beyond a Hilbert space description of quantum statistics do not seem justified - at least according to the present state of our knowledge. Fundamental interpretation of randomness, either thermal or quantum mechanical, is briefly discussed.

Franois Barriquand

2005-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Continuous Time Random Walks and South Spain Seismic Series  

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Levy flights were introduced through the mathematical research of the algebra or random variables with infinite moments. Mandelbrot recognized that the Levy flight prescription had a deep connection to scale-invariant fractal random walk trajectories. The theory of Continuous Time Random Walks (CTRW) can be described in terms of Levy distribution functions and it can be used to explain some earthquake characteristics like the distribution of waiting times and hypocenter locations in a seismic region. This paper checks the validity of this assumption analyzing three seismic series localized in South Spain. The three seismic series (Alboran, Antequera and Loja) show qualitatively the same behavior, although there are quantitative differences between them.

A. Posadas; J. Morales; F. Vidal; O. Sotolongo-Costa; J. C. Antoranz

2002-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Contactless Electromagnetic Active Attack on Ring Oscillator Based True Random Number  

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Contactless Electromagnetic Active Attack on Ring Oscillator Based True Random Number Generator as random masks generators in some side channel attacks countermeasures. As such, they must have good statistical properties, be unpredictable and robust against attacks. This paper presents a contact- less

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Laboratory investigation of lateral dispersion within dense arrays of randomly distributed cylinders at transitional Reynolds number  

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Relative (effective) lateral dispersion of a passive solute was examined at transitional Reynolds numbers within a two-dimensional array of randomly distributed circular cylinders of uniform diameter d. The present work ...

Nepf, Heidi

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Self-organization at low Reynolds numbers in randomly forced isotropic fluid motion  

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We observe the formation at long times of a self-organized state in direct numerical simulation (DNS) of the Navier-Stokes equation with random, isotropic forcing. In this state the kinetic energy is contained only in modes at the lowest resolved wavenumber, the skewness vanishes, and visualization of the flows shows a lack of small-scale structure. Accordingly we conclude that the state is not turbulent. Furthermore, we observe that this state is maximally helical. That is, the velocity field is an eigenfunction of the curl operator and is thus a Beltrami field. We put forward numerical evidence suggesting the presence of critical behavior, and outline arguments to support the existence of an upper Reynolds number bound for the occurrence of such self-organized states in forced isotropic fluid motion.

McComb, W D; Berera, A; Yoffe, S R; Jankauskas, B

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Random Number Hardware Generator Using Geiger-Mode Avalanche Photo Detector  

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This paper presents the physical concept and test results of sample data of the high-speed hardware true random number generator design based on typically used for High Energy Physics hardware. Main features of this concept are the high speed of the true random numbers generation (tens of Mbt/s), miniature size and estimated lower production cost. This allows the use of such a device not only in large companies and government offices but for the end-user data cryptography, in classrooms, in scientific Monte-Carlo simulations, computer games and any other place where large number of true random numbers is required. The physics of the operations principle of using a Geiger-mode avalanche photo detector is discussed and the high quality of the data collected is demonstrated.

Beznosko, D; Duspayev, A; Tailakov, A; Yessenov, M

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust random number generation using steady-state emission of gain-switched laser diodes  

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We demonstrate robust, high-speed random number generation using interference of the steady-state emission of guaranteed random phases, obtained through gain-switching a semiconductor laser diode. Steady-state emission tolerates large temporal pulse misalignments and therefore significantly improves the interference quality. Using an 8-bit digitizer followed by a finite-impulse-response unbiasing algorithm, we achieve random number generation rates of 8 and 20?Gb/s, for laser repetition rates of 1 and 2.5?GHz, respectively, with a 20% tolerance in the interferometer differential delay. We also report a generation rate of 80?Gb/s using partially phase-correlated short pulses. In relation to the field of quantum key distribution, our results confirm the gain-switched laser diode as a suitable light source, capable of providing phase-randomized coherent pulses at a clock rate of up to 2.5?GHz.

Yuan, Z. L., E-mail: zhiliang.yuan@crl.toshiba.co.uk; Lucamarini, M.; Dynes, J. F.; Frhlich, B.; Plews, A.; Shields, A. J. [Toshiba Research Europe Limited, Cambridge Research Laboratory, 208 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0GZ (United Kingdom)

2014-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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An Observed-Data-Consistent Approach to the Assignment of Bit Values in a Quantum Random Number Generator  

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The majority of Quantum Random Number Generators (QRNG) are designed as converters of a continuous quantum random variable into a discrete classical random bit value. For the resulting random bit sequence to be minimally biased, the conversion process demands an experimenter to fully characterize the underlying quantum system and implement parameter estimation routines. Here we show that conventional approaches to parameter estimation (such as e.g. {\\it Maximum Likelihood Estimation}) used on a finite QRNG data sample without caution may introduce binning bias and lead to overestimation of the randomness of the QRNG output. To bypass these complications, we develop an alternative conversion approach based on the Bayesian statistical inference method. We illustrate our approach using experimental data from a time-of-arrival QRNG and numerically simulated data from a vacuum homodyning QRNG. Side-by-side comparison with the conventional conversion technique shows that our method provides an automatic on-line bias control and naturally bounds the best achievable QRNG bit rate for a given measurement record.

Pavel Lougovski; Raphael Pooser

2014-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Mass fluctuations and diffusion in time-dependent random environments  

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A mass ejection model in a time-dependent random environment with both temporal and spatial correlations is introduced. When the environment has a finite correlation length, individual particle trajectories are found to diffuse at large times with a displacement distribution that approaches a Gaussian. The collective dynamics of diffusing particles reaches a statistically stationary state, which is characterized in terms of a fluctuating mass density field. The probability distribution of density is studied numerically for both smooth and non-smooth scale-invariant random environments. A competition between trapping in the regions where the ejection rate of the environment vanishes and mixing due to its temporal dependence leads to large fluctuations of mass. These mechanisms are found to result in the presence of intermediate power-law tails in the probability distribution of the mass density. For spatially differentiable environments, the exponent of the right tail is shown to be universal and equal to -3/2. However, at small values, it is found to depend on the environment. Finally, spatial scaling properties of the mass distribution are investigated. The distribution of the coarse-grained density is shown to posses some rescaling properties that depend on the scale, the amplitude of the ejection rate, and the H\\"older exponent of the environment.

Giorgio Krstulovic; Rehab Bitane; Jeremie Bec

2012-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Infinite Randomness Expansion and Amplification with a Constant Number of Devices  

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We present a device-independent randomness expansion protocol, involving only a constant number of non-signaling quantum devices, that achieves \\emph{infinite expansion}: starting with $m$ bits of uniform private randomness, the protocol can produce an unbounded amount of certified randomness that is $\\exp(-\\Omega(m^{1/3}))$-close to uniform and secure against a quantum adversary. The only parameters which depend on the size of the input are the soundness of the protocol and the security of the output (both are inverse exponential in $m$). This settles a long-standing open problem in the area of randomness expansion and device-independence. The analysis of our protocols involves overcoming fundamental challenges in the study of \\emph{adaptive} device-independent protocols. Our primary technical contribution is the design and analysis of device-independent protocols which are \\emph{Input Secure}; that is, their output is guaranteed to be secure against a quantum eavesdropper, \\emph{even if the input randomness was generated by that same eavesdropper}! The notion of Input Security may be of independent interest to other areas such as device-independent quantum key distribution.

Matthew Coudron; Henry Yuen

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extended Coherence Time with Atom-Number Squeezed Sources  

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Coherence properties of Bose-Einstein condensates offer the potential for improved interferometric phase contrast. However, decoherence effects due to the mean-field interaction shorten the coherence time, thus limiting potential sensitivity. In this work, we demonstrate increased coherence times with number squeezed states in an optical lattice using the decay of Bloch oscillations to probe the coherence time. We extend coherence times by a factor of 2 over those expected with coherent state BEC interferometry. We observe quantitative agreement with theory both for the degree of initial number squeezing as well as for prolonged coherence times.

Wei Li; Ari K. Tuchman; Hui-Chun Chien; Mark A. Kasevich

2006-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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We Can Remember It for You Wholesale: Implications of Data Remanence on the Use of RAM for True Random Number Generation on RFID Tags (RFIDSec 2009)  

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Random number generation is a fundamental security primitive for RFID devices. However, even this relatively simple requirement is beyond the capacity of today's average RFID tag. A recently proposed solution, Fingerprint Extraction and Random Number Generation in SRAM (FERNS) [14, 15], involves the use of onboard RAM as the source of "true" randomness. Unfortunately, practical considerations prevent this approach from reaching its full potential. First, this method must compete with other system functionalities for use of memory. Thus, the amount of uninitialized RAM available for utilization as a randomness generator may be severely restricted. Second, RAM is subject to data remanence; there is a time period after losing power during which stored data remains intact in memory. This means that after a portion of memory has been used for entropy collection once it will require a relatively extended period of time without power before it can be reused. In a usable RFID based security application, which require...

Saxena, Nitesh

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Pseudo Random Numbers Generator Based on Chaotic Iterations. Application to Watermarking  

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In this paper, a new chaotic pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) is proposed. It combines the well-known ISAAC and XORshift generators with chaotic iterations. This PRNG possesses important properties of topological chaos and can successfully pass NIST and TestU01 batteries of tests. This makes our generator suitable for information security applications like cryptography. As an illustrative example, an application in the field of watermarking is presented.

Christophe Guyeux; Qianxue Wang; Jacques M. Bahi

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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An N Server Cutoff Priority Queue Where Customers Request a Random Number of Servers  

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Consider a multi-priority, nonpreemptive, N-server Poisson arrival queueing system. The number of servers requested by an arrival has a known probability distribution. Service times are negative exponential. In order to ...

Schaack, Christian

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Randomly accelerated particle in a box: Mean absorption time for partially absorbing and inelastic boundaries  

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Randomly accelerated particle in a box: Mean absorption time for partially absorbing and inelastic which is randomly accelerated by Gaussian white noise on the line segment 0 x 1 and is absorbed as soon accelerated particle which moves on the half line x 0 with an absorbing boundary at x=0. The motion

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On the time arrows, and randomness in cosmological signals  

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Arrows of time - thermodynamical, cosmological, electromagnetic, quantum mechanical, psychological - are basic properties of Nature. For a quantum system-bath closed system the de-correlated initial conditions and no-memory (Markovian) dynamics are outlined as necessary conditions for the appearance of the thermodynamical arrow. The emergence of the arrow for the system evolving according to non-unitary dynamics due to the presence of the bath, then, is a result of limited observability, and we conjecture the arrow in the observable Universe as determined by the dark sector acting as a bath. The voids in the large scale matter distribution induce hyperbolicity of the null geodesics, with possible observational consequences.

V. G. Gurzadyan; S. Sargsyan; G. Yegorian

2013-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Preventing detector blinding attack and other random number generator attacks on quantum cryptography by use of an explicit random number generator  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A particularly successful detector blinding attack has been recently demonstrated on various quantum key distribution (QKD) systems, performing for the first time an undetectable and complete recovery of the key. In this paper two original contributions are given to understanding and prevention of this attack.

Mario Stip?evi?

2014-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Scalable parallel physical random number generator based on a superluminescent LED  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We describe an optoelectronic system for simultaneously generating parallel, independent streams of random bits using spectrally separated noise signals obtained from a single optical source. Using a pair of non-overlapping spectral filters and a fiber-coupled superluminescent light-emitting diode (SLED), we produced two independent 10 Gb/s random bit streams, for a cumulative generation rate of 20 Gb/s. The system relies principally on chip-based optoelectronic components that could be integrated in a compact, economical package.

Xiaowen Li; Adam B Cohen; Thomas E Murphy; Rajarshi Roy

2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Scalable parallel physical random number generator based on a superluminescent LED  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We describe an optoelectronic system for simultaneously generating parallel, independent streams of random bits using spectrally separated noise signals obtained from a single optical source. Using a pair of non-overlapping spectral filters and a fiber-coupled superluminescent light-emitting diode (SLED), we produced two independent 10 Gb/s random bit streams, for a cumulative generation rate of 20 Gb/s. The system relies principally on chip-based optoelectronic components that could be integrated in a compact, economical package.

Li, Xiaowen; Murphy, Thomas E; Roy, Rajarshi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USING CUMULATIVE NUMBER DENSITIES TO COMPARE GALAXIES ACROSS COSMIC TIME  

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Comparing galaxies across redshifts at fixed cumulative number density is a popular way to estimate the evolution of specific galaxy populations. This method ignores scatter in mass accretion histories and galaxy-galaxy mergers, which can lead to errors when comparing galaxies over large redshift ranges (?z > 1). We use abundance matching in the ?CDM paradigm to estimate the median change in cumulative number density with redshift and provide a simple fit (+0.16 dex per unit ?z) for progenitors of z = 0 galaxies. We find that galaxy descendants do not evolve in the same way as galaxy progenitors, largely due to scatter in mass accretion histories. We also provide estimates for the 1? range of cumulative number densities corresponding to galaxy progenitors and descendants. Finally, we discuss some limits on cumulative number density comparisons, which arise due to difficulties measuring physical quantities (e.g., stellar mass) consistently across redshifts. A public tool to calculate cumulative number density evolution for galaxies, as well as approximate halo masses, is available online.

Behroozi, Peter S.; Wechsler, Risa H. [Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, CA 94305 (United States)] [Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, CA 94305 (United States); Marchesini, Danilo [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 (United States)] [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 (United States); Muzzin, Adam [Leiden Observatory, Leiden University, P.O. Box 9513, 2300 RA Leiden (Netherlands)] [Leiden Observatory, Leiden University, P.O. Box 9513, 2300 RA Leiden (Netherlands); Papovich, Casey [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 (United States)] [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 (United States); Stefanon, Mauro [Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 (United States)] [Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 (United States)

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Random Matrix Theory Predictions with Short-Time Dynamical Effects in Chaotic Systems  

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We discuss a modification to Random Matrix Theory eigenstate statistics, that systematically takes into account the non-universal short-time behavior of chaotic systems. The method avoids diagonalization of the Hamiltonian, instead requiring only a knowledge of short-time dynamics for a chaotic system or ensemble of similar systems. Standard Random Matrix Theory and semiclassical predictions are recovered in the limits of zero Ehrenfest time and infinite Heisenberg time, respectively. As examples, we discuss wave function autocorrelations and cross-correlations, and show that significant improvement in accuracy is obtained for simple chaotic systems where comparison can be made with brute-force diagonalization. The accuracy of the method persists even when the short-time dynamics of the system or ensemble is known only in a classical approximation. Further improvement in the rate of convergence is obtained when the method is combined with the correlation function bootstrapping approach introduced previously.

A. Matthew Smith; Lev Kaplan

2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Service identification in TCP/IP : well-known versus random port numbers  

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The sixteen-bit well-known port number is often overlooked as a network identifier in Internet communications. Its purpose at the most fundamental level is only to demultiplex flows of traffic. Several unintended uses of ...

Masiello, Elizabeth

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Service Identification in TCP/IP: Well-Known versus Random Port Numbers  

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The sixteen-bit well-known port number is often overlooked as a network identifier in Internet communications. Its purpose at the most fundamental level is only to demultiplex flows of traffic. Several unintended uses of ...

Masiello, Elizabeth

2006-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Maximizing the Number of Broadcast Operations in Static Random Geometric Ad-Hoc Networks  

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networks where nodes have the same initial battery charge and they may dynamically change their transmission range at every time slot. When a node v transmits with range r(v), its battery charge is decreased-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007 #12;248 T. Calamoneri et al. supplied to the node. In particular, the power Pv

Calamoneri, Tiziana

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Special Issue: Space, Time and Number Population clocks: motor timing with  

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from the ability of recur- rent neural networks to generate self-sustained, complex, time with strong internal connections capable of self-sustained activity, whereas sensory timing depends

Buonomano, Dean

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Worstcase time bounds for MAXkSAT w.r.t. the number of variables  

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Worst­case time bounds for MAX­k­SAT w.r.t. the number of variables using local search #3; EDWARD A­trivial upper bounds w.r.t. the number of variables were known for MAX­SAT and MAX­2­SAT. An a for the exact solution of MAX­k­SAT / MAX­SAT. However, the exponential­time bounds obtained in this way are w.r

Hirsch, Edward A.

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Problem 1. Prove that the number of people who shook hands odd number of times There are many different formulations of this problem. To recognize the core of  

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Graphs Problem 1. Prove that the number of people who shook hands odd number of times is even. There are many different formulations of this problem. To recognize the core of the problem, it is useful number of times. We can schematically represent people by points, and handshakes by arcs con- necting

Timorin, Vladlen

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Finite-time rotation number: a fast indicator for chaotic dynamical structures  

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Lagrangian coherent structures are effective barriers, sticky regions, that separate phase space regions of different dynamical behavior. The usual way to detect such structures is via finite-time Lyapunov exponents. We show that similar results can be obtained for single-frequency systems from finite-time rotation numbers, which are much faster to compute. We illustrate our claim by considering examples of continuous and discrete-time dynamical systems of physical interest.

J. D. Szezech Jr.; A. B. Schelin; I. L. Caldas; S. R. Lopes; P. J. Morrison; R. L. Viana

2011-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Black-box System Testing of Real-Time Embedded Systems Using Random and Search-based Testing  

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of nuclear reactors and flying systems). Testing RTES is particularly chal- lenging since they operateBlack-box System Testing of Real-Time Embedded Systems Using Random and Search-based Testing Andrea. Testing real-time embedded systems (RTES) is in many ways chal- lenging. Thousands of test cases can

Boyer, Edmond

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Upscaling solute transport in naturally fractured porous media with the continuous time random walk method  

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Solute transport in fractured porous media is typically 'non-Fickian'; that is, it is characterized by early breakthrough and long tailing and by nonlinear growth of the Green function-centered second moment. This behavior is due to the effects of (1) multirate diffusion occurring between the highly permeable fracture network and the low-permeability rock matrix, (2) a wide range of advection rates in the fractures and, possibly, the matrix as well, and (3) a range of path lengths. As a consequence, prediction of solute transport processes at the macroscale represents a formidable challenge. Classical dual-porosity (or mobile-immobile) approaches in conjunction with an advection-dispersion equation and macroscopic dispersivity commonly fail to predict breakthrough of fractured porous media accurately. It was recently demonstrated that the continuous time random walk (CTRW) method can be used as a generalized upscaling approach. Here we extend this work and use results from high-resolution finite element-finite volume-based simulations of solute transport in an outcrop analogue of a naturally fractured reservoir to calibrate the CTRW method by extracting a distribution of retention times. This procedure allows us to predict breakthrough at other model locations accurately and to gain significant insight into the nature of the fracture-matrix interaction in naturally fractured porous reservoirs with geologically realistic fracture geometries.

Geiger, S.; Cortis, A.; Birkholzer, J.T.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Continuous time random walk analysis of solute transport in fractured porous media  

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The objective of this work is to discuss solute transport phenomena in fractured porous media, where the macroscopic transport of contaminants in the highly permeable interconnected fractures can be strongly affected by solute exchange with the porous rock matrix. We are interested in a wide range of rock types, with matrix hydraulic conductivities varying from almost impermeable (e.g., granites) to somewhat permeable (e.g., porous sandstones). In the first case, molecular diffusion is the only transport process causing the transfer of contaminants between the fractures and the matrix blocks. In the second case, additional solute transfer occurs as a result of a combination of advective and dispersive transport mechanisms, with considerable impact on the macroscopic transport behavior. We start our study by conducting numerical tracer experiments employing a discrete (microscopic) representation of fractures and matrix. Using the discrete simulations as a surrogate for the 'correct' transport behavior, we then evaluate the accuracy of macroscopic (continuum) approaches in comparison with the discrete results. However, instead of using dual-continuum models, which are quite often used to account for this type of heterogeneity, we develop a macroscopic model based on the Continuous Time Random Walk (CTRW) framework, which characterizes the interaction between the fractured and porous rock domains by using a probability distribution function of residence times. A parametric study of how CTRW parameters evolve is presented, describing transport as a function of the hydraulic conductivity ratio between fractured and porous domains.

Cortis, Andrea; Cortis, Andrea; Birkholzer, Jens

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Airoport(City,Country,NumberOfRunways) Flight(FlightID,Day,DepartCity,DepartTime,ArrCity,ArrTime,PlaneType)  

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to Sidney leave, in alphabetical order. 7. The number of international flights that leave Boston on Thursday the airports without international flight and one not) 9. The French cities from which more than twenty directCity,DepartTime,ArrCity,ArrTime,PlaneType) Plane(PlaneType,NumberOfPassengers) 1. The cities with airport for which the number of runways

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Devils staircase like behavior of the range of random time series associated with the tangled nature of evolution  

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We present empirical evidence that the range of random time series associated with the tangled nature model of evolution exhibits a devils staircase like behavior characterized by logarithmic trend and the universal multi-affine spectrum of scaling exponents xi_c of q leq q_c moments of q-order height-height correlations, whereas for q > q_c the moments behaves logarithmically.

Balankin, A S; Balankin, Alexander S.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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J. Phys. Chem. 1081, 85,1989-1994 1980 Electronic Excited-State Transport in Random Systems. Time-Resolved Fluorescence  

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J. Phys. Chem. 1081, 85,1989-1994 1980 Electronic Excited-State Transport in Random Systems. Time-state transport in a system composed of randomly distributed molecules, i.e., rhodamine 6G in glycerol-consistenttheoretical method. Mean-squaredisplacementsand their time derivativesare reported. Energy transport is nondiffusive

Fayer, Michael D.

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Time-resolved dynamics of granular matter by random laser emission  

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Because of the huge commercial importance of granular systems, the second-most used material in industry after water, intersecting the industry in multiple trades, like pharmacy and agriculture, fundamental research on grain-like materials has received an increasing amount of attention in the last decades. In photonics, the applications of granular materials have been only marginally investigated. We report the first phase-diagram of a granular as obtained by laser emission. The dynamics of vertically-oscillated granular in a liquid solution in a three-dimensional container is investigated by employing its random laser emission. The granular motion is function of the frequency and amplitude of the mechanical solicitation, we show how the laser emission allows to distinguish two phases in the granular and analyze its spectral distribution. This constitutes a fundamental step in the field of granulars and gives a clear evidence of the possible control on light-matter interaction achievable in grain-like system.

Folli, Viola; Puglisi, Andrea; Leuzzi, Luca; Conti, Claudio

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time-resolved dynamics of granular matter by random laser emission  

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Because of the huge commercial importance of granular systems, the second-most used material in industry after water, intersecting the industry in multiple trades, like pharmacy and agriculture, fundamental research on grain-like materials has received an increasing amount of attention in the last decades. In photonics, the applications of granular materials have been only marginally investigated. We report the first phase-diagram of a granular as obtained by laser emission. The dynamics of vertically-oscillated granular in a liquid solution in a three-dimensional container is investigated by employing its random laser emission. The granular motion is function of the frequency and amplitude of the mechanical solicitation, we show how the laser emission allows to distinguish two phases in the granular and analyze its spectral distribution. This constitutes a fundamental step in the field of granulars and gives a clear evidence of the possible control on light-matter interaction achievable in grain-like system.

Viola Folli; Neda Ghofraniha; Andrea Puglisi; Luca Leuzzi; Claudio Conti

2013-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Complexity without chaos: Plasticity within random recurrent networks generates robust timing and motor control  

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It is widely accepted that the complex dynamics characteristic of recurrent neural circuits contributes in a fundamental manner to brain function. Progress has been slow in understanding and exploiting the computational power of recurrent dynamics for two main reasons: nonlinear recurrent networks often exhibit chaotic behavior and most known learning rules do not work in robust fashion in recurrent networks. Here we address both these problems by demonstrating how random recurrent networks (RRN) that initially exhibit chaotic dynamics can be tuned through a supervised learning rule to generate locally stable neural patterns of activity that are both complex and robust to noise. The outcome is a novel neural network regime that exhibits both transiently stable and chaotic trajectories. We further show that the recurrent learning rule dramatically increases the ability of RRNs to generate complex spatiotemporal motor patterns, and accounts for recent experimental data showing a decrease in neural variability in response to stimulus onset.

Rodrigo Laje; Dean V. Buonomano

2012-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Scaling Behavior of the First Arrival Time of a Random-Walking Magnetic Domain  

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CoCr and CoCrPt films and the observation window size (40 mCo 82 Cr 18 film. Three different time windows of 1, 30, andwindow of space and time in CoCr and CoCrPt alloy films. The

Im, M.-Y.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time irreversibility in the quantum systems with infinite number of particles  

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The time irreversible evolution of quantum systems with infinite number of particles (QSINP) was studied within a newly constructed algebraic framework. The QSINP could be described by the quantum infinite lattice field. The *-Algebra R is the set of all dynamic variables of the QSINP, in which a special addition and multiplication operations were defined. The full pure state vector (FPSV) \\rho, the pure state vector {\\rho_f} and the equivalent relations within them are also well defined. The set of all pure state vectors, which are equivalent to the FPSV \\rho, is a Hilbert Space {H_\\rho}, if the addition, the inner product and the norm were defined in it. The set of all linear transformation {N_\\rho} on {H_\\rho} is isomorphic to R, and {{N_\\rho},{H_\\rho}} is the representation of R, associated with \\rho. The *-Algebra R has infinitely many non-equivalent irreducible GNS constructions (representations), associated with different nonequivalent FPSVs respectively. It is proved that, the dynamical motions of the QSINP is totally within the GNS construction associated with the initial pure state vector; However, the time reversal transformation makes the initial FPSV and its corresponding dynamical evolution into another non-equivalent GNS construction. Therefore, within the GNS construction associated with the FPSV, the dynamics of the QSINP is time irreversible. Finally, due to the Liouville operator has real continuous spectrum within the GNS construction, the longtime asymptotic solution of Liouville equation in the GNS construction could be treated by the formal scattering theory. The Master equation with dissipative term was obtained, which is formally irrelevant of the initial state and the corresponding GNS construction. This master equation could be regarded as the evolution equation of the QSINP on R.

Yuping Huo

2013-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of compounds by time-of-flight measurement utilizing random fast ions  

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An apparatus is described for characterizing the mass of sample and daughter particles, comprising a source for providing sample ions; a fragmentation region wherein a fraction of the sample ions may fragment to produce daughter ion particles; an electrostatic field region held at a voltage level sufficient to effect ion-neutral separation and ion-ion separation of fragments from the same sample ion and to separate ions of different kinetic energy; a detector system for measuring the relative arrival times of particles; and processing means operatively connected to the detector system to receive and store the relative arrival times and operable to compare the arrival times with times detected at the detector when the electrostatic field region is held at a different voltage level and to thereafter characterize the particles. Sample and daughter particles are characterized with respect to mass and other characteristics by detecting at a particle detector the relative time of arrival for fragments of a sample ion at two different electrostatic voltage levels. The two sets of particle arrival times are used in conjunction with the known altered voltage levels to mathematically characterize the sample and daughter fragments. In an alternative embodiment the present invention may be used as a detector for a conventional mass spectrometer. In this embodiment, conventional mass spectrometry analysis is enhanced due to further mass resolving of the detected ions. 8 figs.

Conzemius, R.J.

1989-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of compounds by time-of-flight measurement utilizing random fast ions  

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An apparatus for characterizing the mass of sample and daughter particles, comprising a source for providing sample ions; a fragmentation region wherein a fraction of the sample ions may fragment to produce daughter ion particles; an electrostatic field region held at a voltage level sufficient to effect ion-neutral separation and ion-ion separation of fragments from the same sample ion and to separate ions of different kinetic energy; a detector system for measuring the relative arrival times of particles; and processing means operatively connected to the detector system to receive and store the relative arrival times and operable to compare the arrival times with times detected at the detector when the electrostatic field region is held at a different voltage level and to thereafter characterize the particles. Sample and daughter particles are characterized with respect to mass and other characteristics by detecting at a particle detector the relative time of arrival for fragments of a sample ion at two different electrostatic voltage levels. The two sets of particle arrival times are used in conjunction with the known altered voltage levels to mathematically characterize the sample and daughter fragments. In an alternative embodiment the present invention may be used as a detector for a conventional mass spectrometer. In this embodiment, conventional mass spectrometry analysis is enhanced due to further mass resolving of the detected ions.

Conzemius, Robert J. (Ames, IA)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of the spike timing-dependent plasticity on the synchronisation in a random Hodgkin-Huxley neuronal network  

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In this paper, we study the effects of spike timing-dependent plasticity on synchronisation in a network of Hodgkin-Huxley neurons. Neuron plasticity is a flexible property of a neuron and its network to change temporarily or permanently their biochemical, physiological, and morphological characteristics, in order to adapt to the environment. Regarding the plasticity, we consider Hebbian rules, specifically for spike timing-dependent plasticity (STDP), and with regard to network, we consider that the connections are randomly distributed. We analyse the synchronisation and desynchronisation according to an input level and probability of connections. Moreover, we verify that the transition for synchronisation depends on the neuronal network architecture, and the external perturbation level.

R. R. Borges; F. S. Borges; A. M. Batista; E. L. Lameu; R. L. Viana; K. C. Iarosz; I. L. Caldas; M. A. F. Sanjun

2015-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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From Dirac theories in curved space-times to a Variation of Dirac's large-number hypothesis  

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An overview is given of recent developments in the field of Dirac equations generalized to curved space-times. An illustrative discussion is provided. We conclude with a variation of Dirac's large-number hypothesis which relates a number of physical quantities on cosmological scales.

U. D. Jentschura

2014-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Discrete-Time Pricing and Optimal Exercise of American Perpetual Warrants in the Geometric Random Walk Model  

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An American option (or, warrant) is the right, but not the obligation, to purchase or sell an underlying equity at any time up to a predetermined expiration date for a predetermined amount. A perpetual American option differs from a plain American option in that it does not expire. In this study, we solve the optimal stopping problem of a perpetual American option (both call and put) in discrete time using linear programming duality. Under the assumption that the underlying stock price follows a discrete time and discrete state Markov process, namely a geometric random walk, we formulate the pricing problem as an infinite dimensional linear programming (LP) problem using the excessive-majorant property of the value function. This formulation allows us to solve complementary slackness conditions in closed-form, revealing an optimal stopping strategy which highlights the set of stock-prices where the option should be exercised. The analysis for the call option reveals that such a critical value exists only in some cases, depending on a combination of state-transition probabilities and the economic discount factor (i.e., the prevailing interest rate) whereas it ceases to be an issue for the put.

Vanderbei, Robert J., E-mail: rvdb@princeton.edu [Princeton University, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering (United States); P Latin-Small-Letter-Dotless-I nar, Mustafa C., E-mail: mustafap@bilkent.edu.tr [Bilkent University, Department of Industrial Engineering (Turkey); Bozkaya, Efe B. [Sabanc Latin-Small-Letter-Dotless-I University, Faculty of Administrative Sciences (Turkey)] [Sabanc Latin-Small-Letter-Dotless-I University, Faculty of Administrative Sciences (Turkey)

2013-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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nature biotechnology volume 27 number 12 december 2009 1099 Because of time and technology limita-  

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to transcription signals or that detect environmental pollutants. Third, an open technology platform based in these courses were not successfully constructed, much less charac- terized and debugged. Even so, by working immaturity of the gene synthesis industry at the time, many of the students' desired DNA parts could

Cai, Long

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The Theory of Random Laser Systems  

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Studies of random laser systems are a new direction with promising potential applications and theoretical interest. The research is based on the theories of localization and laser physics. So far, the research shows that there are random lasing modes inside the systems which is quite different from the common laser systems. From the properties of the random lasing modes, they can understand the phenomena observed in the experiments, such as multi-peak and anisotropic spectrum, lasing mode number saturation, mode competition and dynamic processes, etc. To summarize, this dissertation has contributed the following in the study of random laser systems: (1) by comparing the Lamb theory with the Letokhov theory, the general formulas of the threshold length or gain of random laser systems were obtained; (2) they pointed out the vital weakness of previous time-independent methods in random laser research; (3) a new model which includes the FDTD method and the semi-classical laser theory. The solutions of this model provided an explanation of the experimental results of multi-peak and anisotropic emission spectra, predicted the saturation of lasing modes number and the length of localized lasing modes; (4) theoretical (Lamb theory) and numerical (FDTD and transfer-matrix calculation) studies of the origin of localized lasing modes in the random laser systems; and (5) proposal of using random lasing modes as a new path to study wave localization in random systems and prediction of the lasing threshold discontinuity at mobility edge.

Xunya Jiang

2002-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-time-tail Effects on Lyapunov Exponents of a Random, Two-dimensional Field-driven Lorentz Gas  

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We study the Lyapunov exponents for a moving, charged particle in a two-dimensional Lorentz gas with randomly placed, non-overlapping hard disk scatterers placed in a thermostatted electric field, $\\vec{E}$. The low density values of the Lyapunov exponents have been calculated with the use of an extended Lorentz-Boltzmann equation. In this paper we develop a method to extend these results to higher density, using the BBGKY hierarchy equations and extending them to include the additional variables needed for calculation of Lyapunov exponents. We then consider the effects of correlated collision sequences, due to the so-called ring events, on the Lyapunov exponents. For small values of the applied electric field, the ring terms lead to non-analytic, field dependent, contributions to both the positive and negative Lyapunov exponents which are of the form ${\\tilde{\\epsilon}}^{2} \\ln\\tilde{\\epsilon}$, where $\\tilde{\\epsilon}$ is a dimensionless parameter proportional to the strength of the applied field. We show that these non-analytic terms can be understood as resulting from the change in the collision frequency from its equilibrium value, due to the presence of the thermostatted field, and that the collision frequency also contains such non-analytic terms.

D. Panja; J. R. Dorfman; Henk van Beijeren

2000-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Airoport(City,Country,NumberOfRunways) Flight(FlightID,Day,DepartCity,DepartTime,ArrCity,ArrTime,PlaneType)  

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to Sidney leave, in alphabetical order. 7. The number of international flights that leave Boston on Thursday the airports without international flight and one not) 9. The French cities from which more than twenty direct(PlaneType,NumberOfPassengers) 5. The cities from which international flight leave. SELECT DepartCity FROM (Airport AS A1 INNER

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Modified discrete random walk with absorption  

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We obtain expected number of arrivals, probability of arrival, absorption probabilities and expected time before absorption for a modified discrete random walk on the (sub)set of integers. In a [pqrs] random walk the particle can move one step forward or backward, stay for a moment in the same state or it can be absorbed immediately in the current state. M[pqrs] is a modified version, where probabilities on both sides of a multiple function barrier M are of different [pqrs] type.

Theo van Uem

2009-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Random walks and random numbers from supercontinuum generation  

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. Photonics 2, 728732 (2008). 11. I. Kanter, Y. Aviad, I. Reidler, E. Cohen, and M. Rosenbluh, "An optical

Turitsyn, Sergei K.

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SPRNG Parallel Random Number Generators at NERSC  

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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 May JunDatastreamsmmcrcalgovInstrumentsrucLas ConchasPassive Solar HomePromisingStoriesSANDIA REPORTSORN Template and1 THIS PAGE2SPRNG

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Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks  

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The feed-forward relationship naturally observed in time-dependent processes and in a diverse number of real systems -such as some food-webs and electronic and neural wiring- can be described in terms of so-called directed acyclic graphs (DAGs). An important ingredient of the analysis of such networks is a proper comparison of their observed architecture against an ensemble of randomized graphs, thereby quantifying the {\\em randomness} of the real systems with respect to suitable null models. This approximation is particularly relevant when the finite size and/or large connectivity of real systems make inadequate a comparison with the predictions obtained from the so-called {\\em configuration model}. In this paper we analyze four methods of DAG randomization as defined by the desired combination of topological invariants (directed and undirected degree sequence and component distributions) aimed to be preserved. A highly ordered DAG, called \\textit{snake}-graph and a Erd\\:os-R\\'enyi DAG were used to validate the performance of the algorithms. Finally, three real case studies, namely, the \\textit{C. elegans} cell lineage network, a PhD student-advisor network and the Milgram's citation network were analyzed using each randomization method. Results show how the interpretation of degree-degree relations in DAGs respect to their randomized ensembles depend on the topological invariants imposed. In general, real DAGs provide disordered values, lower than the expected by chance when the directedness of the links is not preserved in the randomization process. Conversely, if the direction of the links is conserved throughout the randomization process, disorder indicators are close to the obtained from the null-model ensemble, although some deviations are observed.

Joaqun Goi; Bernat Corominas-Murtra; Ricard V. Sol; Carlos Rodrguez-Caso

2010-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Better Randomness with Single Photons  

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Randomness is one of the most important resources in modern information science, since encryption founds upon the trust in random numbers. Since it is impossible to prove if an existing random bit string is truly random, it is relevant that they be generated in a trust worthy process. This requires specialized hardware for random numbers, for example a die or a tossed coin. But when all input parameters are known, their outcome might still be predicted. A quantum mechanical superposition allows for provably true random bit generation. In the past decade many quantum random number generators (QRNGs) were realized. A photonic implementation is described as a photon which impinges on a beam splitter, but such a protocol is rarely realized with non-classical light or anti-bunched single photons. Instead, laser sources or light emitting diodes are used. Here we analyze the difference in generating a true random bit string with a laser and with anti-bunched light. We show that a single photon source provides more r...

Oberreiter, Lukas

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Central Limit Theorem for Branching Random Walks in Random Environment  

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We consider branching random walks in $d$-dimensional integer lattice with time-space i.i.d. offspring distributions. When $d \\ge 3$ and the fluctuation of the environment is well moderated by the random walk, we prove a central limit theorem for the density of the population, together with upper bounds for the density of the most populated site and the replica overlap. We also discuss the phase transition of this model in connection with directed polymers in random environment.

Nobuo Yoshida

2007-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Randomized metarounding  

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The authors present a new technique for the design of approximation algorithms that can be viewed as a generalization of randomized rounding. They derive new or improved approximation guarantees for a class of generalized congestion problems such as multicast congestion, multiple TSP etc. Their main mathematical tool is a structural decomposition theorem related to the integrality gap of a relaxation.

CARR,ROBERT D.; VEMPALA,SANTOSH

2000-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION OF SOLUTION TIME IN GRASP: AN ...  

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approximately achieve linear speed-up by implementing GRASP in parallel. 1. ... This observation can be explained if the random variable solution time to target ...... 200 runs of each combination, the random number generator is initialized with a ...... European Journal of Operations Research, 55:115119, 1991. [4] J. M.

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Broken gauge symmetry in a Bose gas with constant particle number  

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The existence of broken gauge symmetries in Bose-Einstein condensates is still controversially discussed in science, since it would not conserve the total number of particles. Here, it is shown for the first time that non-random condensate and non-condensate phase distributions may arise from local particle number breaking in a Bose gas with constant particle number, while the global U(1)-gauge symmetry of the system is preserved due to particle number conservation.

Alexej Schelle

2014-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Random one-of-N selector  

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An apparatus for selecting at random one item of N items on the average comprising counter and reset elements for counting repeatedly between zero and N, a number selected by the user, a circuit for activating and deactivating the counter, a comparator to determine if the counter stopped at a count of zero, an output to indicate an item has been selected when the count is zero or not selected if the count is not zero. Randomness is provided by having the counter cycle very often while varying the relatively longer duration between activation and deactivation of the count. The passive circuit components of the activating/deactivating circuit and those of the counter are selected for the sensitivity of their response to variations in temperature and other physical characteristics of the environment so that the response time of the circuitry varies. Additionally, the items themselves, which may be people, may vary in shape or the time they press a pushbutton, so that, for example, an ultrasonic beam broken by the item or person passing through it will add to the duration of the count and thus to the randomness of the selection.

Kronberg, J.W.

1993-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Paper No. ISOPE-2008-TPC442 First author's last (family) name: Parodi Total number of pages 8 Communications within Thetis, a Real Time Multi-vehicles Hybrid Simulator  

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Communications within Thetis, a Real Time Multi-vehicles Hybrid Simulator Olivier Parodi, Vincent Creuze, Bruno The purpose of this paper is to present the communications aspect in Thetis, a real time multi-vehicles hybrid simulator for heterogeneous vehicles. This simulator allows hardware in loop (HIL) simulations including

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Permanent Home Number: Residential Number  

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Permanent Home Number: Residential Number: Mobile: Please update my contact details. Signature nominated correspondence address as indicated below. Permanent Home Adress Residential Address Other Address (Must not be a PO Box) Residential Address (Must not be a PO Box) Other - Postal/Optional Address

Viglas, Anastasios

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UNIT NUMBER:  

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193 UNIT NUMBER: 197 UNIT NAME: CONCRETE RUBBLE PILE (30) REGULATORY STATUS: AOC LOCATION: Outside plant security fence, north of the plant on Big Bayou Creek on private property....

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Optimized quantum random-walk search algorithms  

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Shenvi, Kempe and Whaley's quantum random-walk search (SKW) algorithm [Phys. Rev. A 67, 052307 (2003)] is known to require $O(\\sqrt N)$ number of oracle queries to find the marked element, where $N$ is the size of the search space. The overall time complexity of the SKW algorithm differs from the best achievable on a quantum computer only by a constant factor. We present improvements to the SKW algorithm which yield significant increase in success probability, and an improvement on query complexity such that the theoretical limit of a search algorithm succeeding with probability close to one is reached. We point out which improvement can be applied if there is more than one marked element to find.

V. Potocek; A. Gabris; T. Kiss; I. Jex

2008-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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81

Random solutions of random problems...are not just random  

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Let I(n,m) denote a uniformly random instance of some constraint satisfaction problem CSP with n variables and m constraints. Assume that the density r=m/n is small enough so that with high probability I(n,m) has a solution, and consider the experiment of first choosing an instance I=I(n,m) at random, and then sampling a random solution sigma of I (if one exists). For many CSPs (e.g., k-SAT, k-NAE, or k-coloring), this experiment appears difficult both to implement and to analyze; in fact, for a large range of r, no efficient algorithm is known to even compute a single solution of I. In the present paper we show that for many CSPs the above experiment is essentially equivalent to first choosing a random assignment sigma to the n variables, and then drawing a random instance satisfied by sigma uniformly. In general, this second experiment is very easy to implement and amenable to a rigorous analysis. In fact, using this equivalence, we can analyze the solution space of random CSPs. Thus, we can achieve the lon...

Achlioptas, Dimitris

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Localization for Branching Random Walks in Random Environment  

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We consider branching random walks in $d$-dimensional integer lattice with time-space i.i.d. offspring distributions. This model is known to exhibit a phase transition: If $d \\ge 3$ and the environment is "not too random", then, the total population grows as fast as its expectation with strictly positive probability. If,on the other hand, $d \\le 2$, or the environment is ``random enough", then the total population grows strictly slower than its expectation almost surely. We show the equivalence between the slow population growth and a natural localization property in terms of "replica overlap". We also prove a certain stronger localization property, whenever the total population grows strictly slower than its expectation almost surely.

Yueyun Hu; Nobuo Yoshida

2007-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

83

Random walk in random environment: a dynamicist's approch  

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, equivalently: RW in a (quenched) disordered medium, or: Random walk in random environment (RWRE) Marco LenciRandom walk in random environment: a dynamicist's approch Marco Lenci Universit`a di Bologna RWRE #12;Random walk in random environment Random walk (RW): Point (particle, walker) travels on Zd

Liu, I-Shih

84

Large Deviations of Extreme Eigenvalues of Random Matrices  

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We calculate analytically the probability of large deviations from its mean of the largest (smallest) eigenvalue of random matrices belonging to the Gaussian orthogonal, unitary and symplectic ensembles. In particular, we show that the probability that all the eigenvalues of an (N\\times N) random matrix are positive (negative) decreases for large N as \\exp[-\\beta \\theta(0) N^2] where the parameter \\beta characterizes the ensemble and the exponent \\theta(0)=(\\ln 3)/4=0.274653... is universal. We also calculate exactly the average density of states in matrices whose eigenvalues are restricted to be larger than a fixed number \\zeta, thus generalizing the celebrated Wigner semi-circle law. The density of states generically exhibits an inverse square-root singularity at \\zeta.

David S. Dean; Satya N. Majumdar

2006-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

85

MOMENT ASYMPTOTICS FOR MULTITYPE BRANCHING RANDOM WALKS  

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of Montenegro 29 October, 2013 Abstract. We study a discrete time multitype branching random walk on a finite of Montenegro, Cetinjska 2, 81 000 Podgorica, Montenegro, ozrens@t-com.me AMS 2010 Subject Classification: 60J80

König, Wolfgang

86

MOMENT ASYMPTOTICS FOR MULTITYPE BRANCHING RANDOM WALKS  

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of Montenegro 29 October, 2013 Abstract. We study a discrete time multitype branching random walk on a #28;nite of Montenegro, Cetinjska 2, 81 000 Podgorica, Montenegro, ozrens@t-com.me AMS 2010 Subject Classi#28;cation: 60J

König, Wolfgang

87

Random coincidence of $2\  

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Two neutrino double $\\beta$ decay can create irremovable background even in high energy resolution detectors searching for neutrinoless double $\\beta$ decay due to random coincidence of $2\

D. M. Chernyak; F. A. Danevich; A. Giuliani; E. Olivieri; M. Tenconi; V. I. Tretyak

2013-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

88

Version: November 25, 1997 A Random Number Generator  

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://www.iro.umontreal.ca/¸lecuyer T. Andres, AECL Whiteshell Laboratories Pinawa, Manitoba, R0E 1L0, Canada; e­mail: andrest@wl.aecl

L'Ecuyer, Pierre

89

Multicoloured Random Graphs: The Random Dynamics Program  

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The Random Dynamics program is a proposal to explain the origin of all symmetries, including Lorentz and gauge invariance without appeal to any fundamental invariance of the laws of nature, and to derive the known physical laws in such a way as to be almost unavoidable. C. D. Froggatt and H. B. Nielsen proposed in their book Origin of Symmetries, that symmetries and physical laws should arise naturally from some essentially random dynamics rather than being postulated to be exact. The most useful assumption of the program that can be made about the fundamental laws is taken to be that they are random and then to see how known physics like mechanics and relativity follow from them. It is believed that almost any model of these regularities would appear in some limit for example as energies become small. Almost all theories or models at the fundamental level could then explain known physics. We suggest how using the formalism and properties of random graphs might be useful in developing the theory, and point towards directions in which it can be more fully extended in future work.

Sam Tarzi

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

90

18.366 Random Walks and Diffusion, Spring 2005  

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Discrete and continuum modeling of diffusion processes in physics, chemistry, and economics. Topics include central limit theorems, continuous-time random walks, Levy flights, correlations, extreme events, mixing, ...

Bazant, Martin Z.

91

Random walks in random environment Tom Schmitz (MPI Leipzig)  

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Random walks in random environment Tom Schmitz (MPI Leipzig) The model of random walks in random environment (RWRE) originates from physical and biological sciences and describes a random motion in a disordered medium. We consider RWRE on the d-dimensional lattice. The jump probabil- ities are themselves

Thalmaier, Anton

92

A Stochastic Perishable Inventory System with Random Supply Quantity  

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This paper considers a continuous review perishable inventory system with demands ar-rive according to a Markovian arrival process (MAP). We model, in this paper, the situation in which not all the ordered items are usable and the supply may contain a fraction of defec-tive items. The number of usable items is a random quantity. We consider a modified (s, S) policy which allows a finite number of pending order to be placed. We assume full back-logging of demands that occurred during stock out periods and that the recent backlogged demand may renege the system after an exponentially distributed amount of time. The limiting distribution of the inventory level is derived and shown to have matrix geometric form. The measures of system performance in the steady state are derived.

Paul Manuel; A. Shophia Lawrence; G. Arivarignan

93

Randomness and Earth climate variability  

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Paleo-Sciences including palaeoclimatology and palaeoecology have accumulated numerous records related to climatic changes. The researchers have usually tried to identify periodic and quasi-periodic processes in these paleoscientific records. In this paper, we show that this analysis is incomplete. As follows from our results, random processes, namely processes with a single-time-constant (noise with a Lorentzian noise spectrum), play a very important and, perhaps, a decisive role in numerous natural phenomena. For several of very important natural phenomena the characteristic time constants are very similar and equal to (5-8)x10^3 years. However, this value is not universal. For example, the spectral density fluctuations of the atmospheric radiocarbon 14C are characterized by a Lorentzian with time constant 300 years. The frequency dependence of spectral density fluctuations for benthic 18O records contains two Lorentzians with time constans 8000 years and > 105 years.

Levinshtein, Michael E; Dmitriev, Alexander P; Shmakov, Pavel M

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Bridges of Random Walks in a Random Environment  

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Feb 25, 2010 ... Bridges of Random Walks in a Random Environment. Jonathon Peterson. Cornell University. Department of Mathematics. Joint work with Nina...

Jonathon Peterson

2010-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

95

Directed random testing  

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Random testing can quickly generate many tests, is easy to implement, scales to large software applications, and reveals software errors. But it tends to generate many tests that are illegal or that exercise the same parts ...

Pacheco, Carlos, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Exponential Random Simplicial Complexes  

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Exponential random graph models have attracted significant research attention over the past decades. These models are maximum-entropy ensembles under the constraints that the expected values of a set of graph observables are equal to given values. Here we extend these maximum-entropy ensembles to random simplicial complexes, which are more adequate and versatile constructions to model complex systems in many applications. We show that many random simplicial complex models considered in the literature can be casted as maximum-entropy ensembles under certain constraints. We introduce and analyze the most general random simplicial complex ensemble $\\mathbf{\\Delta}$ with statistically independent simplices. Our analysis is simplified by the observation that any distribution $\\mathbb{P}(O)$ on any collection of objects $\\mathcal{O}=\\{O\\}$, including graphs and simplicial complexes, is maximum-entropy under the constraint that the expected value of $-\\ln \\mathbb{P}(O)$ is equal to the entropy of the distribution. W...

Zuev, Konstantin; Krioukov, Dmitri

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Electrokinetic transport in microchannels with random roughness  

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We present a numerical framework to model the electrokinetic transport in microchannels with random roughness. The three-dimensional microstructure of the rough channel is generated by a random generation-growth method with three statistical parameters to control the number density, the total volume fraction, and the anisotropy characteristics of roughness elements. The governing equations for the electrokinetic transport are solved by a high-efficiency lattice Poisson?Boltzmann method in complex geometries. The effects from the geometric characteristics of roughness on the electrokinetic transport in microchannels are therefore modeled and analyzed. For a given total roughness volume fraction, a higher number density leads to a lower fluctuation because of the random factors. The electroosmotic flow rate increases with the roughness number density nearly logarithmically for a given volume fraction of roughness but decreases with the volume fraction for a given roughness number density. When both the volume fraction and the number density of roughness are given, the electroosmotic flow rate is enhanced by the increase of the characteristic length along the external electric field direction but is reduced by that in the direction across the channel. For a given microstructure of the rough microchannel, the electroosmotic flow rate decreases with the Debye length. It is found that the shape resistance of roughness is responsible for the flow rate reduction in the rough channel compared to the smooth channel even for very thin double layers, and hence plays an important role in microchannel electroosmotic flows.

Wang, Moran [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kang, Qinjun [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Report number codes  

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This publication lists all report number codes processed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information. The report codes are substantially based on the American National Standards Institute, Standard Technical Report Number (STRN)-Format and Creation Z39.23-1983. The Standard Technical Report Number (STRN) provides one of the primary methods of identifying a specific technical report. The STRN consists of two parts: The report code and the sequential number. The report code identifies the issuing organization, a specific program, or a type of document. The sequential number, which is assigned in sequence by each report issuing entity, is not included in this publication. Part I of this compilation is alphabetized by report codes followed by issuing installations. Part II lists the issuing organization followed by the assigned report code(s). In both Parts I and II, the names of issuing organizations appear for the most part in the form used at the time the reports were issued. However, for some of the more prolific installations which have had name changes, all entries have been merged under the current name.

Nelson, R.N. (ed.)

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

A discrete fractional random transform  

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We propose a discrete fractional random transform based on a generalization of the discrete fractional Fourier transform with an intrinsic randomness. Such discrete fractional random transform inheres excellent mathematical properties of the fractional Fourier transform along with some fantastic features of its own. As a primary application, the discrete fractional random transform has been used for image encryption and decryption.

Zhengjun Liu; Haifa Zhao; Shutian Liu

2006-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - atomic mass number Sample Search Results  

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random vapor phase... of the random cage delayed the annealing of the cage. Number of Carbon Atoms Intensity(arbitrary) NiC38 - CoC38... clusters by using FT-ICR (Fourier...

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101

Derandomizing from Random Strings Harry Buhrman  

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Derandomizing from Random Strings Harry Buhrman CWI and University of Amsterdam buhrman c log n, R=c log n K , itself a strings of length nc , is complex enough to figure as a hard an alternative proof of the existence of an r.e. set A, due to Barzdin [4], such that for all time bounds t

Fortnow, Lance

102

Random Walks with Lookahead in Power Law Random Graphs  

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1 Random Walks with Lookahead in Power Law Random Graphs Milena Mihail Amin Saberi Prasad Tetali Georgia Institute of Technology Email: mihail, saberi @cc.gatech.edu tetali@math.cc.gatech.edu Abstract

Mihail, Milena

103

Instruction sets for Parallel Random Access Machines  

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The computational powers of time-bounded Parallel Random Access Machines (PRAMs) with different instruction sets are compared. A basic PRAM can perform the following operations in unit-time: addition, subtraction, Boolean operations, comparisons, and indirect addressing. Multiple processors may concurrently read and concurrently write a single cell. This thesis establishes that the class of languages accepted in polynomial time on a PRAM(*, {up arrow}, {down arrow}) contains the class of languages accepted in exponential time on a nondeterministic Turing machine (NEXPTIME) and is contained in the class of languages accepted in exponential space on a Turing machine. Efficient simulations are presented of PRAMs with enhanced instruction sets by sequential RAMs with the same instruction sets; also simulations of probabilistic PRAMs by deterministic PRAMs, using parallelism to replace randomness. Also given are simulations of PRAM(op)s by PRAMs, where both the simulated machine and the simulating machine are exclusive-read, exclusive-write machines.

Trahan, J.L.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Radiative transport limit for the random Schrdinger equation  

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We give a detailed mathematical analysis of the radiative transport limit for the average phase space density of solutions of the Schroedinger equation with time dependent random potential. Our derivation is based on the construction of an approximate martingale for the random Wigner distribution.

Guillaume Bal; George Papanicolaou; Leonid Ryzhik

2001-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

105

Free Energy Fluctuations for Directed Polymers in Random Media in 1?+?1 Dimension  

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We consider two models for directed polymers in space-time independent random media (the O'Connell-Yor semidiscrete directed polymer and the continuum directed random polymer) at positive temperature and prove their KPZ ...

Borodin, Alexei

106

A BIASED RANDOM-KEY GENETIC ALGORITHM FOR ROUTING ...  

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Apr 4, 2010 ... Each link operates at a speed in the order of terabits per second, which is much faster than the ... ature [19, 20] due to the large number of variables and constraints in the integer ..... with different seeds for the random number generator [26]. ..... European Journal of Operational Research, 167:7795, 2005.

Thiago

107

Random matrices, symmetries, and many-body states  

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All nuclei with even numbers of protons and of neutrons have ground states with zero angular momentum. This is ascribed to the pairing force between nucleons, but simulations with random interactions suggest a much broader many-body phenomenon. In this Letter I project out random Hermitian matrices that have good quantum numbers and, computing the width of the Hamiltonian in subspaces, find ground states dominated by low quantum numbers, e.g. J=0. Furthermore I find odd-$Z$, odd-$N$ systems with isospin conservation have relatively fewer J=0 ground states.

Calvin W. Johnson

2011-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

108

Random selection as a confidence building tool  

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Any verification measurement performed on potentially classified nuclear material must satisfy two seemingly contradictory constraints. First and foremost, no classified information can be released. At the same time, the monitoring party must have confidence in the veracity of the measurement. The first concern can be addressed by performing the measurements within the host facility using instruments under the host's control. Because the data output in this measurement scenario is also under host control, it is difficult for the monitoring party to have confidence in that data. One technique for addressing this difficulty is random selection. The concept of random selection can be thought of as four steps: (1) The host presents several 'identical' copies of a component or system to the monitor. (2) One (or more) of these copies is randomly chosen by the monitors for use in the measurement system. (3) Similarly, one or more is randomly chosen to be validated further at a later date in a monitor-controlled facility. (4) Because the two components or systems are identical, validation of the 'validation copy' is equivalent to validation of the measurement system. This procedure sounds straightforward, but effective application may be quite difficult. Although random selection is often viewed as a panacea for confidence building, the amount of confidence generated depends on the monitor's continuity of knowledge for both validation and measurement systems. In this presentation, we will discuss the random selection technique, as well as where and how this technique might be applied to generate maximum confidence. In addition, we will discuss the role of modular measurement-system design in facilitating random selection and describe a simple modular measurement system incorporating six small {sup 3}He neutron detectors and a single high-purity germanium gamma detector.

Macarthur, Duncan W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hauck, Danielle [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Langner, Diana [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Thron, Jonathan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Smith, Morag [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Williams, Richard [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Uniform Laws of Large Numbers Carlos C. Rodriguez  

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Uniform Laws of Large Numbers Carlos C. Rodr´iguez http://omega.albany.edu:8008/ September 30, 2004 of probability theory. It was discovered for the case of random coin flips by James Bernoulli at around 1700

Rodriguez, Carlos

110

Non-invertible transformations and spatiotemporal randomness  

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We generalize the exact solution to the Bernoulli shift map. Under certain conditions, the generalized functions can produce unpredictable dynamics. We use the properties of the generalized functions to show that certain dynamical systems can generate random dynamics. For instance, the chaotic Chua's circuit coupled to a circuit with a non-invertible I-V characteristic can generate unpredictable dynamics. In general, a nonperiodic time-series with truncated exponential behavior can be converted into unpredictable dynamics using non-invertible transformations. Using a new theoretical framework for chaos and randomness, we investigate some classes of coupled map lattices. We show that, in some cases, these systems can produce completely unpredictable dynamics. In a similar fashion, we explain why some wellknown spatiotemporal systems have been found to produce very complex dynamics in numerical simulations. We discuss real physical systems that can generate random dynamics.

J. A. Gonzalez; A. J. Moreno; L. E. Guerrero

2006-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

111

Quantum random-walk search algorithm  

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Quantum random walks on graphs have been shown to display many interesting properties, including exponentially fast hitting times when compared with their classical counterparts. However, it is still unclear how to use these novel properties to gain an algorithmic speedup over classical algorithms. In this paper, we present a quantum search algorithm based on the quantum random-walk architecture that provides such a speedup. It will be shown that this algorithm performs an oracle search on a database of N items with O({radical}(N)) calls to the oracle, yielding a speedup similar to other quantum search algorithms. It appears that the quantum random-walk formulation has considerable flexibility, presenting interesting opportunities for development of other, possibly novel quantum algorithms.

Shenvi, Neil; Whaley, K. Birgitta [Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Kempe, Julia [Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Computer Science Division, EECS, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); CNRS-LRI, UMR 8623, Universite de Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay (France)

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Random Selection for Drug Screening  

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Simple random sampling is generally the starting point for a random sampling process. This sampling technique ensures that each individual within a group (population) has an equal chance of being selected. There are a variety of ways to implement random sampling in a practical situation.

Center for Human Reliability Studies

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Random intersection graphs and their applications in security, wireless communication, and social networks  

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Random intersection graphs have received much interest and been used in diverse applications. They are naturally induced in modeling secure sensor networks under random key predistribution schemes, as well as in modeling the topologies of social networks including common-interest networks, collaboration networks, and actor networks. Simply put, a random intersection graph is constructed by assigning each node a set of items in some random manner and then putting an edge between any two nodes that share a certain number of items. Broadly speaking, our work is about analyzing random intersection graphs, and models generated by composing it with other random graph models including random geometric graphs and Erd\\H{o}s-R\\'enyi graphs. These compositional models are introduced to capture the characteristics of various complex natural or man-made networks more accurately than the existing models in the literature. For random intersection graphs and their compositions with other random graphs, we study properties su...

Zhao, Jun; Gligor, Virgil

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Combinatorial theory of the semiclassical evaluation of transport moments. I. Equivalence with the random matrix approach  

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To study electronic transport through chaotic quantum dots, there are two main theoretical approaches. One involves substituting the quantum system with a random scattering matrix and performing appropriate ensemble averaging. The other treats the transport in the semiclassical approximation and studies correlations among sets of classical trajectories. There are established evaluation procedures within the semiclassical evaluation that, for several linear and nonlinear transport moments to which they were applied, have always resulted in the agreement with random matrix predictions. We prove that this agreement is universal: any semiclassical evaluation within the accepted procedures is equivalent to the evaluation within random matrix theory. The equivalence is shown by developing a combinatorial interpretation of the trajectory sets as ribbon graphs (maps) with certain properties and exhibiting systematic cancellations among their contributions. Remaining trajectory sets can be identified with primitive (palindromic) factorisations whose number gives the coefficients in the corresponding expansion of the moments of random matrices. The equivalence is proved for systems with and without time reversal symmetry.

Berkolaiko, G., E-mail: berko@math.tamu.edu [Department of Mathematics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843-3368 (United States); Kuipers, J., E-mail: Jack.Kuipers@physik.uni-regensburg.de [Institut fr Theoretische Physik, Universitt Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg (Germany)

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

115

First-passage-time problems in time-aware networks  

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First passage time or the first time that a stochastic process crosses a boundary is a random variable whose probability distribution is sought in engineering, statistics, finance, and other disciplines. The probability ...

Suwansantisuk, Watcharapan, 1978-

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Accelerated Randomized Benchmarking  

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Quantum information processing offers promising advances for a wide range of fields and applications, provided that we can efficiently assess the performance of the control applied in candidate systems. That is, we must be able to determine whether we have implemented a desired gate, and refine accordingly. Randomized benchmarking reduces the difficulty of this task by exploiting symmetries in quantum operations. Here, we bound the resources required for benchmarking and show that, with prior information, we can achieve several orders of magnitude better accuracy than in traditional approaches to benchmarking. Moreover, by building on state-of-the-art classical algorithms, we reach these accuracies with near-optimal resources. Our approach requires an order of magnitude less data to achieve the same accuracies and to provide online estimates of the errors in the reported fidelities. We also show that our approach is useful for physical devices by comparing to simulations. Our results thus enable the application of randomized benchmarking in new regimes, and dramatically reduce the experimental effort required to assess control fidelities in quantum systems. Finally, our work is based on open-source scientific libraries, and can readily be applied in systems of interest.

Christopher Granade; Christopher Ferrie; D. G. Cory

2014-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

117

SYSTEMS OF ONE-DIMENSIONAL RANDOM WALKS IN A COMMON RANDOM ENVIRONMENT  

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SYSTEMS OF ONE-DIMENSIONAL RANDOM WALKS IN A COMMON RANDOM ENVIRONMENT JONATHON PETERSON Abstract. We consider a system of independent one-dimensional random walks in a common random environment under-dimensional random walks in a common random environment. We modify the standard notion of random walks in random

Peterson, Jonathon

118

Compendium of Experimental Cetane Numbers  

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This report is an updated version of the 2004 Compendium of Experimental Cetane Number Data and presents a compilation of measured cetane numbers for pure chemical compounds. It includes all available single compound cetane number data found in the scientific literature up until March 2014 as well as a number of unpublished values, most measured over the past decade at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. This Compendium contains cetane values for 389 pure compounds, including 189 hydrocarbons and 201 oxygenates. More than 250 individual measurements are new to this version of the Compendium. For many compounds, numerous measurements are included, often collected by different researchers using different methods. Cetane number is a relative ranking of a fuel's autoignition characteristics for use in compression ignition engines; it is based on the amount of time between fuel injection and ignition, also known as ignition delay. The cetane number is typically measured either in a single-cylinder engine or a constant volume combustion chamber. Values in the previous Compendium derived from octane numbers have been removed, and replaced with a brief analysis of the correlation between cetane numbers and octane numbers. The discussion on the accuracy and precision of the most commonly used methods for measuring cetane has been expanded and the data has been annotated extensively to provide additional information that will help the reader judge the relative reliability of individual results.

Yanowitz, J.; Ratcliff, M. A.; McCormick, R. L.; Taylor, J. D.; Murphy, M. J.

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Stretched Polymers in Random Environment  

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We survey recent results and open questions on the ballistic phase of stretched polymers in both annealed and quenched random environments.

Dmitry Ioffe; Yvan Velenik

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

The origin of order in random matrices with symmetries  

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From Noether's theorem we know symmetries lead to conservation laws. What is left to nature is the ordering of conserved quantities; for example, the quantum numbers of the ground state. In physical systems the ground state is generally associated with `low' quantum numbers and symmetric, low-dimensional irreps, but there is no \\textit{a priori} reason to expect this. By constructing random matrices with nontrivial point-group symmetries, I find the ground state is always dominated by extremal low-dimensional irreps. Going further, I suggest this explains the dominance of J=0 g.s. even for random two-body interactions.

Calvin W. Johnson

2012-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

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121

COMPUTING THE DRIFT OF RANDOM WALKS IN DEPENDENT RANDOM ENVIRONMENTS  

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new theory and methodology for the computation of the drift of the random walk for various depen- dent for RWREs was laid by Solomon [13], who proved conditions for recurrence/transience for one with independent random environments. The purpose of this paper is to develop theory and methodology

Kroese, Dirk P.

122

Packing Hamilton Cycles in Random and Pseudo-Random Hypergraphs  

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Packing Hamilton Cycles in Random and Pseudo-Random Hypergraphs Alan Frieze Michael Krivelevich February 16, 2011 Abstract We say that a k-uniform hypergraph C is a Hamilton cycle of type , for some 1 Hamilton cycles. A slightly weaker result is given for = k/2. We also provide sufficient conditions

Krivelevich, Michael

123

Hyper Space Complex Number  

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A new kind of numbers called Hyper Space Complex Numbers and its algebras are defined and proved. It is with good properties as the classic Complex Numbers, such as expressed in coordinates, triangular and exponent forms and following the associative and commutative laws of addition and multiplication. So the classic Complex Number is developed from in complex plane with two dimensions to in complex space with N dimensions and the number system is enlarged also.

Shanguang Tan

2007-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

124

Demonstration of one-dimensional quantum random walks using orbital angular momentum of photons  

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Quantum random walks have attracted special interest because they could lead to new quantum algorithms. Photons can carry orbital angular momentum (OAM) thereby offering a practical realization of a high-dimensional quantum information carrier. By employing OAM of photons, we experimentally realized the one-dimensional discrete-time quantum random walk. Three steps of a one-dimensional quantum random walk were implemented in our protocol showing the obvious difference between quantum and classical random walks.

Zhang, Pei; Ren, Xi-Feng; Zou, Xu-Bo; Liu, Bi-Heng; Huang, Yun-Feng; Guo, Guang-Can [Key Laboratory of Quantum Information, University of Science and Technology of China, CAS, Hefei 230026 (China)

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

125

Bounded Randomness Paul Brodhead1  

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kmng@ntu.edu.sg Abstract. We introduce some new variations of the notions of being Martin-L¨of random effective betting, effective regularities or effective compression. Exactly what we mean here by "effective to calibrate no- tions of randomness by varying the notion of effectivity. For example, classical Martin

Ng, Keng Meng "Selwyn"

126

Random Curves by Conformal Welding  

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We construct a conformally invariant random family of closed curves in the plane by welding of random homeomorphisms of the unit circle given in terms of the exponential of Gaussian Free Field. We conjecture that our curves are locally related to SLE$(\\kappa)$ for $\\kappa<4$.

Astala, K; Kupiainen, A; Saksman, E

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Random Curves by Conformal Welding  

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We construct a conformally invariant random family of closed curves in the plane by welding of random homeomorphisms of the unit circle given in terms of the exponential of Gaussian Free Field. We conjecture that our curves are locally related to SLE$(\\kappa)$ for $\\kappa<4$.

K. Astala; P. Jones; A. Kupiainen; E. Saksman

2009-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

128

A Note on the M/M/ Queue in Random Environment and Uri Yechiali 1,2  

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environment, the joint prob- ability distribution function (pdf) of the two variables: random phase and number random environment and show that the joint probability distribution function (pdf) of the environment. 2 The model and balance equations Consider an M/M/ type queue operating in 'random environment

Yechiali, Uri

129

Experimental quantum randomness generation invulnerable to the detection loophole  

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Random numbers are essential for multiple applications, including cryptography, financial security, digital rights management and scientific simulations. However, producing random numbers from a finite state machine, such as a classical computer, is impossible. One option is to use conventional quantum random number generators (QRNGs) based on the intrinsic uncertainty of quantum measurement outcomes. The problem in this case is that private randomness relies on assumptions on the internal functioning of the measurement devices. "Device-independent" QRNGs not relying on devices inner workings assumptions can be built but are impractical. They require a detection efficiency that, so far, has only be achieved with trapped ions and with photons detected with transition-edge superconducting sensors. Here we introduce a novel protocol for quantum private randomness generation that makes no assumption on the functioning of the devices and works even with very low detection efficiency. We implement the protocol using weak coherent states and standard single-photon detectors. Our results pave the way towards a second generation of more secure practical QRNGs.

Gustavo Caas; Jaime Carie; Esteban S. Gmez; Johanna F. Barra; Adn Cabello; Guilherme B. Xavier; Gustavo Lima; Marcin Paw?owski

2014-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

130

Randomization and the Gross-Pitaevskii hierarchy  

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We study the Gross-Pitaevskii hierarchy on the spatial domain $\\mathbb{T}^3$. By using an appropriate randomization of the Fourier coefficients in the collision operator, we prove an averaged form of the main estimate which is used in order to contract the Duhamel terms that occur in the study of the hierarchy. In the averaged estimate, we do not need to integrate in the time variable. An averaged spacetime estimate for this range of regularity exponents then follows as a direct corollary. The range of regularity exponents that we obtain is $\\alpha>\\frac{3}{4}$. It was shown in our previous joint work with Gressman that the range $\\alpha>1$ is sharp in the corresponding deterministic spacetime estimate. This is in contrast to the non-periodic setting, which was studied by Klainerman and Machedon, in which the spacetime estimate is known to hold whenever $\\alpha \\geq 1$. The goal of our paper is to extend the range of $\\alpha$ in this class of estimates in a \\emph{probabilistic sense}. We use the new estimate and the ideas from its proof in order to study randomized forms of the Gross-Pitaevskii hierarchy. More precisely, we consider hierarchies similar to the Gross-Pitaevskii hierarchy, but in which the collision operator has been randomized. For these hierarchies, we show convergence to zero in low regularity Sobolev spaces of Duhamel expansions of fixed deterministic density matrices. We believe that the study of the randomized collision operators could be the first step in the understanding of a nonlinear form of randomization.

Vedran Sohinger; Gigliola Staffilani

2014-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

131

Elements of number theory  

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The dissertation argues for the necessity of a morphosemantic theory of number, that is, a theory of number serviceable both to semantics and morphology. The basis for this position, and the empirical core of the dissertation, ...

Harbour, Daniel, 1975-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Adiabatic quantum computing for random satisfiability problems  

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The discrete formulation of adiabatic quantum computing is compared with other search methods, classical and quantum, for random satisfiability (SAT) problems. With the number of steps growing only as the cube of the number of variables, the adiabatic method gives solution probabilities close to 1 for problem sizes feasible to evaluate via simulation on current computers. However, for these sizes the minimum energy gaps of most instances are fairly large, so the good performance scaling seen for small problems may not reflect asymptotic behavior where costs are dominated by tiny gaps. Moreover, the resulting search costs are much higher than for other methods. Variants of the quantum algorithm that do not match the adiabatic limit give lower costs, on average, and slower growth than the conventional GSAT heuristic method.

Hogg, Tad [HP Labs, Palo Alto, California 94304 (United States)

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

2.017J / 1.015J Design of Systems Operating in Random Environments, Spring 2006  

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This class covers the principles for optimal performance and survival of extreme events in a random environment; linear time invariant systems and Fourier transform; random processes, autocorrelation function, and power ...

Hover, Franz

134

Coherent instabilities in random lasers  

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A numerical study is presented of random lasers as a function of the pumping rate above the threshold for lasing. Depending on the leakiness of the system resonances, which is typically larger in random lasers compared to conventional lasers, we observe that the stationary lasing regime becomes unstable above a second threshold. Coherent instabilities are observed as self pulsation at a single frequency of the output intensity, population inversion, as well as the atomic polarization. We find these Rabi oscillations have the same frequency everywhere in the random laser despite the fact that the field intensity strongly depends on the spatial location.

Andreasen, Jonathan; Sebbah, Patrick; Vanneste, Christian [Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiere Condensee, CNRS UMR 6622, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, F-06108, Nice Cedex 02 (France)

2011-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

135

Separable states improve protocols with restricted randomness  

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It is known from Bell's theorem that quantum predictions for some entangled states cannot be mimicked using local hidden variable (LHV) models. From a computer science perspective, LHV models may be interpreted as classical computers operating on a potentially infinite number of correlated bits originating from a common source. As such, Bell inequality violations achieved through entangled states are able to characterise the quantum advantage of certain tasks, so long as the task itself imposes no restriction on the availability of correlated bits. However, if the number of shared bits is limited, additional constraints are placed on the possible LHV models and separable, i.e. disentangled, states may become a useful resource. Bell violations are therefore no longer necessary to achieve a quantum advantage. Here we show that in particular, separable states may improve the so-called random access codes, which is a class of communication problems where one party tries to read a portion of the data held by another distant party in presence of finite shared randomness and limited classical communication. We also show how the bias of classical bits can be used to avoid wrong answers in order to achieve the optimal classical protocol and how the advantage of quantum protocols is linked to quantum discord.

T. K. Chuan; T. Paterek

2014-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

136

Random Selection for Drug Screening  

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Sampling is the process of choosing some members out of a group or population. Probablity sampling, or random sampling, is the process of selecting members by chance with a known probability of each individual being chosen.

Center for Human Reliability Studies

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

RANDOM WALK IN RANDOM ENVIRONMENT IN A TWO-DIMENSIONAL STRATIFIED MEDIUM WITH ORIENTATIONS  

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RANDOM WALK IN RANDOM ENVIRONMENT IN A TWO-DIMENSIONAL STRATIFIED MEDIUM WITH ORIENTATIONS ALEXIS oriented lattices, random walk in random environment, random walk in random scenery, functional limit-00634636,version2-24Nov2012 #12;RWRE IN A STRATIFIED ORIENTED MEDIUM 2 We denote by E and E

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

138

Random fractal strings: their zeta functions, complex dimensions and spectral asymptotics  

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Random fractal strings: their zeta functions, complex dimensions and spectral asymptotics B-increasing real numbers which sums to one. For our purposes a fractal string is a string formed from the lengths versions of fractal strings. We show that using a random re- cursive self-similar construction

Jordan, Jonathan

139

Asymptotic properties of a bold random walk  

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In a recent paper we proposed a non-Markovian random walk model with memory of the maximum distance ever reached from the starting point (home). The behavior of the walker is at variance with respect to the simple symmetric random walk (SSRW) only when she is at this maximum distance, where, having the choice to move either farther or closer, she decides with different probabilities. If the probability of a forward step is higher then the probability of a backward step, the walker is bold and her behavior turns out to be super-diffusive, otherwise she is timorous and her behavior turns out to be sub-diffusive. The scaling behavior vary continuously from sub-diffusive (timorous) to super-diffusive (bold) according to a single parameter $\\gamma \\in R$. We investigate here the asymptotic properties of the bold case in the non ballistic region $\\gamma \\in [0,1/2]$, a problem which was left partially unsolved in \\cite{S}. The exact results proved in this paper require new probabilistic tools which rely on the construction of appropriate martingales of the random walk and its hitting times.

Maurizio Serva

2014-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

140

Some Properties of the Random Universe  

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What is the role of the constants of nature in physical theory? I hypothesize that the observable universe, u0, constitutes a Universal Turing Machine (UTM) constrained by algorithmically random logical tape parameters defining its material properties (a physical UTM). The finite non-zero empirical values of Planck's constant, h, and other constants of nature exemplify those logical parameters. Their algorithmic randomness is necessary and sufficient for the consistent operation of a physical UTM. At any given time, ti, these constants correspond to the first n random halt digits, Omega-n, of Chaitin's Halting Probability, Omega. Planck's equation E=hv and Boltzmann's relation S=kLogW are shown to apply to the operation of a physical UTM. The genomic evolution of u0 in constants of nature space (CON space) from an undecidable state in u0's Planck era to its current ordered condition occurs through the algorithmically random, symmetry-breaking addition of new constants to the laws by which u0 operates -- a process called logical tunneling. The temperature of u0 for t<=tp is shown to be T=0K. The energy dissipated when a physical UTM clears its memory after each computation is proposed as a candidate for cold dark matter (CDM) and is calculated to comprise 87.5% of the cosmological matter content, Omega-M, of u0. This result concurs with current astronomical estimates that 87.1% of the matter content of u0 consists of CDM. The energy incorporated in u0 through the process of logical tunneling from undecidable states of the complete Universe, E, to decidable states of u0 is suggested as a candidate for the unexplained "dark energy", Omega-X, hypothesized to drive the accelerating cosmological expansion of space and believed to constitute 66% of the critical mass, Omega-0, of the observable universe.

Anthony E. Scoville

2013-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Definitions Numbered Space  

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Definitions · Numbered Space ­ a single space marked with a number and reserved for a single permit 24/7 · Unnumbered Space ­ a space which can be used by any customer allowed to park in that lot. High Low Average Question 4: If I buy a staff permit for an UNNUMBERED* space in a non-gated surface

Behmer, Spencer T.

142

First Passage Times: Integral Equations, Randomization and Analytical Approximations  

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of Philosophy Department of Statistics University of Toronto c Copyright by Angel V. Valov (2009) #12;First for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto 2009 Abstract The first inducement of 'risk-neutral' measures to price mortality linked financial products. Finally, we address

Jaimungal, Sebastian

143

DOE/ID-Number  

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performance and PSC in NPPs and the latest information on mobile devices and software technology in order to explore a number of usage scenarios. In their research, the team...

144

Random-walk in Beta-distributed random environment  

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We introduce an exactly-solvable model of random walk in random environment that we call the Beta RWRE. This is a random walk in $\\mathbb{Z}$ which performs nearest neighbour jumps with transition probabilities drawn according to the Beta distribution. We also describe a related directed polymer model, which is a limit of the $q$-Hahn interacting particle system. Using a Fredholm determinant representation for the quenched probability distribution function of the walker's position, we are able to prove second order cube-root scale corrections to the large deviation principle satisfied by the walker's position, with convergence to the Tracy-Widom distribution. We also show that this limit theorem can be interpreted in terms of the maximum of strongly correlated random variables: the positions of independent walkers in the same environment. The zero-temperature counterpart of the Beta RWRE can be studied in a parallel way. We also prove a Tracy-Widom limit theorem for this model.

Guillaume Barraquand; Ivan Corwin

2015-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

145

Driven synchronization in random networks of oscillators  

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Synchronization is a universal phenomenon found in many non-equilibrium systems. Much recent interest in this area has overlapped with the study of complex networks, where a major focus is determining how a system's connectivity patterns affect the types of behavior that it can produce. Thus far, modeling efforts have focused on the tendency of networks of oscillators to mutually synchronize themselves, with less emphasis on the effects of external driving. In this work we discuss the interplay between mutual and driven synchronization in networks of phase oscillators of the Kuramoto type, and resolve how the structure and emergence of such states depends on the underlying network topology for simple random networks with a given degree distribution. We provide a partial bifurcation analysis, centering on the appearance of a Takens-Bogdanov-Cusp singularity, which broadly separates homogeneous and heterogeneous network behavior in a weak coupling limit, and from which the number, stability and appearance of dr...

Hindes, Jason

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

RANDOM WALK IN RANDOM ENVIRONMENT IN A TWO-DIMENSIONAL STRATIFIED MEDIUM WITH ORIENTATIONS  

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RANDOM WALK IN RANDOM ENVIRONMENT IN A TWO-DIMENSIONAL STRATIFIED MEDIUM WITH ORIENTATIONS ALEXIS walk in random environment, random walk in random scenery, functional limit theorem, transience. This research was supported by the french ANR project MEMEMO2. 1 #12;RWRE IN A STRATIFIED ORIENTED MEDIUM 2 Our

Pène, Françoise

147

Random Walks and Electrical Networks Electrical Network Calculations in Random Walks in  

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Random Walks and Electrical Networks Electrical Network Calculations in Random Walks in Random 2/4/2008 1 / 23 #12;Random Walks and Electrical Networks Much of this talk is based on the book Random Walks and Electric Networks by Peter G. Doyle and J. Laurie Snell. Free download available at http

Peterson, Jonathon

148

Modeling Spatial-Temporal Binary Data Using Markov Random Fields  

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Modeling Spatial-Temporal Binary Data Using Markov Random Fields Jun Zhu Department of Statistics to the autologistic model for spatial-temporal binary data. The model we propose is a Markov chain across time, where discuss the generality of our approach for modeling other types of spatial-temporal lattice data. Keywords

Huang, Su-Yun

149

THE 3D QUASIGEOSTROPHIC EQUATION UNDER RANDOM PERTURBATION  

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­periodic boundary condition on the ocean surface due to periodic rotation of the earth and the solar radiation mechanisms in oceanic flows and climate dy­ namics. In this paper, we consider this flow model under random wind forcing and time­periodic fluctuations on fluid boundary (the interface between the oceans

150

ccsd00002024, Stochastic Acceleration in Strong Random Fields  

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oteborg, Sweden Abstract Di#11;usion of particles in velocity space undergoing turbulent #12;eld was extensively in the external #12;eld of Langmuir waves with given k-spectrum and random phases is done. For strong #12;elds power of elapsed time with the exponent dependent on the particular #12;eld spectrum. Such evolu- tion

151

ALARA notes, Number 8  

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This document contains information dealing with the lessons learned from the experience of nuclear plants. In this issue the authors tried to avoid the `tyranny` of numbers and concentrated on the main lessons learned. Topics include: filtration devices for air pollution abatement, crack repair and inspection, and remote handling equipment.

Khan, T.A.; Baum, J.W.; Beckman, M.C. [eds.] [eds.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

CHEMICAL SAFETY Emergency Numbers  

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- 1 - CHEMICAL SAFETY MANUAL 2010 #12;- 2 - Emergency Numbers UNBC Prince George Campus Security Prince George Campus Chemstores 6472 Chemical Safety 6472 Radiation Safety 5530 Biological Safety 5530 use, storage, handling, waste and emergency management of chemicals on the University of Northern

Bolch, Tobias

153

A number of organizations,  

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installed solar electric systems on a number of the city's buildings, including the Chicago Center for Green Technology shown here. CityofChicago Aggregated Purchasing--A Clean Energy Strategy SOLAR TODAY Aggregated Purchasing--A Clean Energy Strategy by Lori A. Bird and Edward A. Holt #12;November/December 2002 35 Power

154

Schr\\"oder's problems and scaling limits of random trees  

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In a classic paper Schr\\"oder posed four combinatorial problems about the number of certain types of bracketings of words and sets. Here we address what these bracketings look like on average. For each of the four problems we prove that a uniform pick from the appropriate set of bracketings, when considered as a tree, has the Brownian continuum random tree as its scaling limit as the size of the word or set goes to infinity.

Pitman, Jim

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

FROM BOLTZMANN TO RANDOM MATRICES AND BEYOND DJALIL CHAFA  

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.3. Free energy and the law of large numbers 4 1.4. Names 5 1.5. H-Theorem 5 1.6. Keeping in mind theorem 10 2.1. The CLT as an evolution equation 11 2.2. Conservation law 11 2.3. Analogy with H probability theory and the free central limit theorem, random walks on regular trees, the circular law

Boyer, Edmond

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FROM BOLTZMANN TO RANDOM MATRICES AND BEYOND DJALIL CHAFA  

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.3. Free energy and the law of large numbers 4 1.4. Names 5 1.5. H-Theorem 5 1.6. Keeping in mind theorem 9 2.1. The CLT as an evolution equation 9 2.2. Conservation law 9 2.3. Analogy with H-Theorem 10 3 probability theory and the free central limit theorem, random walks on regular trees, the circular law

Boyer, Edmond

157

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE VENDOR NUMBER GUIDE  

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE VENDOR NUMBER GUIDE FOR DEPARTMENTS W-9 AND W-8BEN FORMS TAXPAYER ID NUMBER (TIN), FEDERAL EMPLOYER ID NUMBER (FEIN), AND EMPLOYER'S ID NUMBER (EIN) HOW TO FIND A VENDOR'S ID NUMBER IN BANNER HOW TO DETERMINE IF A VENDOR IS IN BANNER UPDATED MAY 2013 #12;Vendor Number Guide

158

Large deviations for random walks in a random environment on a strip  

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Feb 28, 2013 ... We consider a random walk in a random environment (RWRE) on the strip ... For a fixed environment ?, we can define the RWRE starting at (x,...

2013-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

159

Raney distributions and random matrix theory  

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Recent works have shown that the family of probability distributions with moments given by the Fuss-Catalan numbers permit a simple parameterized form for their density. We extend this result to the Raney distribution which by definition has its moments given by a generalization of the Fuss-Catalan numbers. Such computations begin with an algebraic equation satisfied by the Stieltjes transform, which we show can be derived from the linear differential equation satisfied by the characteristic polynomial of random matrix realizations of the Raney distribution. For the Fuss-Catalan distribution, an equilibrium problem characterizing the density is identified. The Stieltjes transform for the limiting spectral density of the singular values squared of the matrix product formed from $q$ inverse standard Gaussian matrices, and $s$ standard Gaussian matrices, is shown to satisfy a variant of the algebraic equation relating to the Raney distribution. Supported on $(0,\\infty)$, we show that it too permits a simple functional form upon the introduction of an appropriate choice of parameterisation. As an application, the leading asymptotic form of the density as the endpoints of the support are approached is computed, and is shown to have some universal features.

Peter J. Forrester; Dang-Zheng Liu

2014-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

160

Review of Probability Random Variable  

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at close 4) Height of wheel going over a rocky road #12;3 Random Variable Non-examples 1) `Heads' or `Tails' on coin 2) Red or Black ball from urn But we can make these into RV's Basic Idea ­ don't know · Temperature · Wheel height #12;5 Given Continuous RV X... What is the probability that X = x0 ? Oddity : P

Fowler, Mark

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161

Semi-device-independent randomness expansion with partially free random sources  

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By proposing device-independent protocols, S. Pironio et al. [Nature 464, 1021-1024 (2010)] and R. Colbeck et al. [Nature Physics 8, 450-453 (2012)] proved that new randomness can be generated by using perfectly free random sources or partially free ones as seed. Subsequently, Li et al. [Phys. Rev. A 84, 034301 (2011)] studied this topic in the framework of semi-device-independent and proved that new randomness can be obtained from perfectly free random sources. Here we discuss whether and how partially free random sources bring us new randomness in semi-device-independent scenario. We propose a semi-device-independent randomness expansion protocol with partially free random sources, and obtain the condition that the partially free random sources should satisfy to generate new randomness. In the process of analysis, we acquire a new 2-dimensional quantum witness. Furthermore, we get the analytic relationship between the generated randomness and the 2-dimensional quantum witness violation.

Yu-Qian Zhou; Hong-Wei Li; Yu-Kun Wang; Dan-Dan Li; Fei Gao; Qiao-Yan Wen

2015-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

162

To appear in Biosystem 1998 TOWARDS A NEURAL MODEL OF TIMING  

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that maintains self-sustained (short-term memory) activity for a random time. The unit in the second layer

Bugmann, Guido

163

Hydrodynamical random walker with chemotactic memory  

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A three-dimensional hydrodynamical model for a micro random walker is combined with the idea of chemotactic signaling network of E. coli. Diffusion exponents, orientational correlation functions and their dependence on the geometrical and dynamical parameters of the system are analyzed numerically. Because of the chemotactic memory, the walker shows superdiffusing displacements in all directions with the largest diffusion exponent for a direction along the food gradient. Mean square displacements and orientational correlation functions show that the chemotactic memory washes out all the signatures due to the geometrical asymmetry of the walker and statistical properties are asymmetric only with respect to the direction of food gradient. For different values of the memory time, the Chemotactic index (CI) is also calculated.

H. Mohammady; B. Esckandariun; A. Najafi

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Invertibility of random matrices M. Rudelson  

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Invertibility of random matrices M. Rudelson We will discuss several recent developments related to invertibility and spectral properties of large random matrices. Consider an n ? n matrix, whose values are independent identically distributed random variables. The invertibility questions can be roughly divided

Weinberger, Hans

165

Random Matrix Theory, Numerical Computation and Applications  

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a precursor to a book on Random Matrix Theory that will be forthcoming. We reserve the right to reuseRandom Matrix Theory, Numerical Computation and Applications Alan Edelman, Brian D. Sutton new approaches to theory. We illustrate by describing such random matrix techniques as the stochastic

Edelman, Alan

166

Random Fractal Measures via the Contraction Method  

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Random Fractal Measures via the Contraction Method John E. Hutchinson Australian National mapping method to prove various existence and uniqueness properties of (self­similar) random fractal in order to establish a.s. exponential convergence to the unique random fractal measure. The arguments used

Rüschendorf, Ludger

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NAME: STUDENT NUMBER (PID): CITY, STATE ZIP: DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER  

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NAME: STUDENT NUMBER (PID): ADDRESS: CITY, STATE ZIP: DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER: CELL PHONE NUMBER of financial institution. 14 Cell Phone Expenses 15 Other ordinary and necessary living expenses. 16 TOTAL (add

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Number | Open Energy Information  

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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: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home5b9fcbce19 No revision hasInformation Earth's HeatMexico:CommunityNorthwest Basin andNsbowde's blog HomeNumber"

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Number Sec CRN Days Time Room Instructor Office 26600 122 ...  

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... Baudoin MATH 438 69900 003 22220 - - Patricia Bauman MATH 718 69900 .... UNIV 303 Andrew Hoffman 13800 031 21810 MWF 10:30AM-11:20AM UNIV .... 46826 MWF 03:30PM-04:20PM UNIV 303 James McClure MATH 836 46000...

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Number Sec CRN Days Time Room Instructor Office 13700 011 ...  

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... UNIV 303 Andrew Hoffman 13800 031 21810 MWF 10:30AM-11:20AM UNIV ..... 22152 MWF 01:30PM-02:20PM UNIV 317 James McClure MATH 836 51000 ... Marius Dadarlat MATH 708 69900 003 22220 - - Patricia Bauman MATH 718...

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Local Limit Theorems for Random Walks in a 1D Random Environment  

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Local Limit Theorems for Random Walks in a 1D Random Environment D. Dolgopyat and I. Goldsheid Abstract. We consider random walks (RW) in a one-dimensional i.i.d. random environment with jumps to the nearest neighbours. For almost all environments, we prove a quenched Local Limit Theorem (LLT

Dolgopyat, Dmitry

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Abstract--Adaptive random testing (ART) techniques have been proposed in the literature to improve the effectiveness of  

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Abstract--Adaptive random testing (ART) techniques have been proposed in the literature to improve the effectiveness of random testing (RT) by evenly distributing test cases over the input space. Simulations when measured by the number of test cases required to detect the first fault. In this paper, we report

Zhu, Hong

173

Number Plastic Type Common Items Number of Items (tally) 1 polyethylene terephthalate  

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End Time: Number Plastic Type Common Items Number of Items (tally) 1 polyethylene terephthalate and vegetable oil containers; ovenable food trays. 2 high density polyethylene Milk jugs, juice bottles; bleach, piping, candy wrappers 4 low density polyethylene Squeezable bottles; bread, frozen food, dry cleaning

Schladow, S. Geoffrey

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Project number: Faculty name  

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oversee apprentice Elizabeth Murphy Position of person overseeing apprentice Lab laboratory for the first time, the apprentice would work side-byside with the laboratory technician to feed to examine the feeding strategies used to capture these prey. The apprentice would receive training

Siegelmann , Hava T

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Compendium of Experimental Cetane Number Data  

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In this report, we present a compilation of reported cetane numbers for pure chemical compounds. The compiled database contains cetane values for 299 pure compounds, including 156 hydrocarbons and 143 oxygenates. Cetane number is a relative ranking of fuels based on the amount of time between fuel injection and ignition. The cetane number is typically measured either in a combustion bomb or in a single-cylinder research engine. This report includes cetane values from several different measurement techniques - each of which has associated uncertainties. Additionally, many of the reported values are determined by measuring blending cetane numbers, which introduces significant error. In many cases, the measurement technique is not reported nor is there any discussion about the purity of the compounds. Nonetheless, the data in this report represent the best pure compound cetane number values available from the literature as of August 2004.

Murphy, M. J.; Taylor, J. D.; McCormick, R. L.

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Random Deployment of Data Collectors for Serving Randomly-Located Sensors  

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Recently, wireless communication industries have begun to extend their services to machine-type communication devices as well as to the user equipment. Such machine-type communication devices as meters and sensors need intermittent uplink resources to report measured or sensed data to their serving data collector. It is however hard to dedicate limited uplink resources to each of them. Thus, efficient service of a tremendous number of devices with low activities may consider simple random access as a solution. The data collectors receiving the measured data from many sensors simultaneously can successfully decode only signals with signal-to-interference-plus-noise-ratio (SINR) above a certain value. The main design issues for this environment become how many data collectors are needed, how much power sensor nodes transmit with, and how wireless channels affect the performance. This paper provides answers to those questions through a stochastic analysis based on a spatial point process and on simulations.

Kwon, Taesoo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eavesdropping Attack with Hong-Ou-Mandel Interferometer and Random Basis Shuffling in Quantum Key Distribution  

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We introduce new sophisticated attacks with a Hong-Ou-Mandel interferometer against quantum key distribution (QKD) and propose a new QKD protocol grafted with random basis shuffling to block up those attacks. When the polarization basis is randomly and independently shuffled by sender and receiver, the new protocol can overcome the attacks even for not-so-weak coherent pulses. We estimate the number of photons to guarantee the security of the protocol.

Chil-Min Kim; Yun Jin Choi; Young-Jai Park

2006-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Grant Application Package CFDA Number  

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Grant Application Package CFDA Number: Opportunity Title: Offering Agency: Agency Contact: Opportunity Open Date: Opportunity Close Date: CFDA Description: Opportunity Number: Competition ID

Talley, Lynne D.

179

Driven synchronization in random networks of oscillators  

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Synchronization is a universal phenomenon found in many non-equilibrium systems. Much recent interest in this area has overlapped with the study of complex networks, where a major focus is determining how a system's connectivity patterns affect the types of behavior that it can produce. Thus far, modeling efforts have focused on the tendency of networks of oscillators to mutually synchronize themselves, with less emphasis on the effects of external driving. In this work we discuss the interplay between mutual and driven synchronization in networks of phase oscillators of the Kuramoto type, and resolve how the structure and emergence of such states depends on the underlying network topology for simple random networks with a given degree distribution. We provide a partial bifurcation analysis, centering on the appearance of a Takens-Bogdanov-Cusp singularity, which broadly separates homogeneous and heterogeneous network behavior in a weak coupling limit, and from which the number, stability and appearance of driven and mutually synchronized states can be determined, as a function of a few parameters. We find transitions such as Saddle-Node-Infinite-Periods, Limit-Point-of-Cycles, and Hopf bifurcations (both branches), as well as multiple bistability regions and dynamics that differ for the network types. This description is connected to the underlying dynamics of oscillator clusters for important states and transitions. Our results can provide a basis for studying the problem of frequency controlling disordered oscillator networks.

Jason Hindes; Christopher R. Myers

2015-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Generation of random numbers on graphics processors: Forced indentation in silico of the bacteriophage HK97  

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, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, 01854 2Department of Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, and Lagged Fibonacci algorithms on the GPU. We profiled the performance of these generators in terms subsecond timescale using realistic force- loads. We found that the mechanical response of HK97 critically

Barsegov, Valeri

182

Maximizing the Number of Broadcast Operations in Random Geometric Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks  

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static ad-hoc wireless networks whose nodes, equipped with the same initial battery charge, may dynamically change their transmission range. When a node v transmits with range r(v), its battery charge of a node depends, in turn, on the energy power supplied to the node. In particular, the power Pv required

Calamoneri, Tiziana

183

Low-bias high-speed quantum random number generator via shaped optical pulses  

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-counting InGaAs avalanche photodiodes," Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(23), 231113 (2009). 14. I. Reidler, Y. Aviad, M

Kwiat, Paul

184

Mersenne Twister Random Number Generation on FPGA, CPU and GPU Xiang Tian and Khaled Benkrid  

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in high performance computing applications such as financial computing. Implementations of our parallel computing applications as high performance computing platforms. This paper presents the design

Arslan, Tughrul

185

Convex minorants of random walks and L\\'evy processes  

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This article provides an overview of recent work on descriptions and properties of the convex minorant of random walks and L\\'evy processes which summarize and extend the literature on these subjects. The results surveyed include point process descriptions of the convex minorant of random walks and L\\'evy processes on a fixed finite interval, up to an independent exponential time, and in the infinite horizon case. These descriptions follow from the invariance of these processes under an adequate path transformation. In the case of Brownian motion, we note how further special properties of this process, including time-inversion, imply a sequential description for the convex minorant of the Brownian meander.

Abramson, Josh; Ross, Nathan; Bravo, Gernimo Uribe

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

E-Print Network 3.0 - arrival timing-insensitive technique Sample...  

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Mathematics, University of Maryland at College Park Collection: Mathematics 17 Randomized Load Balancing with General Service Time Distributions Summary: . General service times:...

187

Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 5  

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a large number of questions from the audience. The biofuels topic is so critical to Texas agriculture that it is likely that I will be discussing it from time to time during the next several issues. In many states, the biofuels boat is rapidly... gaining speed. Some states are providing monetary incentives for businesses to establish production plants. Some states see tremendous value in biofuels research, and are providing broad-based funding to foster research focusing on increasing ethanol...

188

Time-Homogeneous Diffusions with a Given Marginal at a Random Time  

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on the occasion of his 60th birthday. e-mail: A.M.G.Cox@bath.ac.uk; web: www.maths.bath.ac.uk/mapamgc/ e-mail: D.Hobson@warwick.ac.uk; web: www.warwick.ac.uk/go/dhobson/ §e-mail: obloj@maths.ox.ac.uk; web: www.maths.ox.ac.uk/obloj/ 1 #12 Krein's spectral theory of strings. Both of the above proofs exploit deep known results. In the final

189

A fluctuation theorem in a random environment  

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A simple class of chaotic systems in a random environment is considered and the fluctuation theorem is extended under the assumption of reversibility.

F. Bonetto; G. Gallavotti; G. Gentile

2006-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

190

How Can Random Noise Help Us  

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How Can Random Noise Help Us. Global Transports from Thermal Fluctuations. Aaron N. K. Yip. Department of Mathematics. Purdue University. 0. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

2009-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

191

Logarithmic Opinion Pools for Conditional Random Fields  

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Since their recent introduction, conditional random fields (CRFs) have been successfully applied to a multitude of structured labelling tasks in many different domains. Examples include natural language processing ...

Smith, Andrew

2007-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

192

Fast K System Generators of Pseudorandom Numbers  

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We suggest fast algorithm for the matrix generator of pseudorandom numbers based on Kolmogorov-Anosov K systems which has been earliar proposed in \\cite{savvidy1,akopov1}. This algorithm reduces $N^{2}$ operation of the matrix generator to $NlnN$ and essentially reduces the generation time. It also clarifies the algebraic structure of this type of K system generators.

Akopov, N Z; Nersessian, A B; Savvidy, G K; Greiner, W

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Fast K System Generators of Pseudorandom Numbers  

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We suggest fast algorithm for the matrix generator of pseudorandom numbers based on Kolmogorov-Anosov K systems which has been earliar proposed in \\cite{savvidy1,akopov1}. This algorithm reduces $N^{2}$ operation of the matrix generator to $NlnN$ and essentially reduces the generation time. It also clarifies the algebraic structure of this type of K system generators.

N. Z. Akopov; E. M. Madounts; A. B. Nersesian; G. K. Savvidy; W. Greiner

1993-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

194

Policy Title: Policy Number: Facilities and  

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been supported by the federal government since that time. Indirect costs are also called "Facilities and Administrative" or F&A costs. These costs include facilities costs such as electricity, heating and airPolicy Title: Policy Number: Facilities and Administrative Distribution 2.1.11 Category: Financial

Papautsky, Ian

195

The concrete theory of numbers: initial numbers and wonderful properties of numbers repunit  

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In this work initial numbers and repunit numbers have been studied. All numbers have been considered in a decimal notation. The problem of simplicity of initial numbers has been studied. Interesting properties of numbers repunit are proved: $gcd(R_a, R_b) = R_{gcd(a,b)}$; $R_{ab}/(R_aR_b)$ is an integer only if $gcd(a,b) = 1$, where $a\\geq1$, $b\\geq1$ are integers. Dividers of numbers repunit, are researched by a degree of prime number.

Boris V. Tarasov

2007-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

196

Thermodynamics of protein folding: a random matrix formulation  

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The process of protein folding from an unfolded state to a biologically active, folded conformation is governed by many parameters e.g the sequence of amino acids, intermolecular interactions, the solvent, temperature and chaperon molecules. Our study, based on random matrix modeling of the interactions, shows however that the evolution of the statistical measures e.g Gibbs free energy, heat capacity, entropy is single parametric. The information can explain the selection of specific folding pathways from an infinite number of possible ways as well as other folding characteristics observed in computer simulation studies.

Pragya Shukla

2010-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

197

Hamilton Cycles Containing Randomly Selected Edges in Random Regular Graphs \\Lambda  

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Hamilton Cycles Containing Randomly Selected Edges in Random Regular Graphs \\Lambda R. W. Robinson oriented root edges have been randomly specified for the cycle to contain. The Hamilton cycle must be orientable to agree with all of the orientations on the j root edges. It is shown that the requisite Hamilton

Robinson, Robert W.

198

Alternating current response of carbon nanotubes with randomly distributed impurities  

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The increasing need for nanodevices has necessitated a better understanding of the electronic transport behavior of nanomaterials. We therefore theoretically examine the AC transport properties of metallic carbon nanotubes with randomly distributed impurities. We find that the long-range impurity scattering increases the emittance, but does not affect the DC conductance. The estimated dwell time of electrons increases with the potential amplitudes. That is, multiple scattering by the impurities increases the kinetic inductance in proportion to the dwell time, which eventually increases the emittance. We believe that our findings can contribute significantly to nanodevice development.

Hirai, Daisuke; Watanabe, Satoshi [Department of Materials Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656 (Japan); Yamamoto, Takahiro [Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Liberal Arts (Physics), Tokyo University of Science, 6-3-1 Niijuku, Katsushika, Tokyo 125-8585 (Japan)

2014-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

199

RANDOM WALK IN DETERMINISTICALLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT  

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RANDOM WALK IN DETERMINISTICALLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT DMITRY DOLGOPYAT AND CARLANGELO LIVERANI Abstract. We consider a random walk with transition probabilities weakly dependent on an environment of the environment the walk satisfies the CLT. 1. Introduction The continuing interest in the limit properties

Liverani, Carlangelo

200

The XY Spin Chain Random Block Operators  

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The XY Spin Chain Random Block Operators Proof of Main Result Open Questions Localization for Random Block Operators Related to the XY Spin Chain Jacob W. Chapman Division of Science Southern Wesleyan University Central, SC Joint work with G¨unter Stolz UAB NSF-CBMS Conference on Quantum Spin

Jung, Paul

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201

Introduction to Network Science 1 Random Models  

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Introduction to Network Science 1 Random Models #12;Introduction to Network Science 2 mean degree in a graph with exactly m edges Taylor series reminder: #12;Introduction to Network Science 3 In contrast to the degree distribution in random model ... #12;Introduction to Network Science 4 In contrast to the degree

Safro, Ilya

202

Randomized Parallel Algorithms in Optimization Stephen Wright  

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Randomized Parallel Algorithms in Optimization Stephen Wright University of Wisconsin-Madison July 2013 Wright (UW-Madison) Random Parallel Optimization July 2013 1 / 52 #12;Collaborators @ UW-Madison Victor Bittorf Ji Liu Ben Recht ( Berkeley) Chris R´e ( Stanford) Krishna Sridhar Wright (UW

203

Data Compression with Prime Numbers  

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A compression algorithm is presented that uses the set of prime numbers. Sequences of numbers are correlated with the prime numbers, and labeled with the integers. The algorithm can be iterated on data sets, generating factors of doubles on the compression.

Gordon Chalmers

2005-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

204

Time-to-Compromise Model for Cyber Risk Reduction Estimation  

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We propose a new model for estimating the time to compromise a system component that is visible to an attacker. The model provides an estimate of the expected value of the time-to-compromise as a function of known and visible vulnerabilities, and attacker skill level. The time-to-compromise random process model is a composite of three subprocesses associated with attacker actions aimed at the exploitation of vulnerabilities. In a case study, the model was used to aid in a risk reduction estimate between a baseline Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and the baseline system enhanced through a specific set of control system security remedial actions. For our case study, the total number of system vulnerabilities was reduced by 86% but the dominant attack path was through a component where the number of vulnerabilities was reduced by only 42% and the time-to-compromise of that component was increased by only 13% to 30% depending on attacker skill level.

Miles A. McQueen; Wayne F. Boyer; Mark A. Flynn; George A. Beitel

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Optimal adaptive routing and traffic assignment in stochastic time-dependent networks  

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A stochastic time-dependent (STD) network is defined by treating all link travel times at all time periods as random variables, with possible time-wise and link-wise stochastic dependency. A routing policy is a decision ...

Gao, Song, 1976-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Response of an unbalanced rotating machine to a stationary normal random excitation  

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Process, x(t) The Mean Square Response for a Stationary Normal Random process, x(t) 17 18 The Root Mean Square Foundation Force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Derivation of the Critical Variance of Eccentricity. . 20 TABLE OF CONTENTS (continued... probability density function autocorrelation of a stationary random process estimator of correlation a constant spectral density spectral density estimator of variance NDNENCLATURE (continued) Symbol Description time Wp x(t) xp (t) Y (w) y (t...

Boyce, Lola

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

A Continuous-State Version of Discrete Randomized Shortest-Paths, with Application to Path Planning  

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. It is shown that the continuous-state counterpart requires the solution of two partial differential equations, namely the backward variable. These partial differential equations are the so- called steady-state Bloch entropy [23]. The introduced path randomization allows balancing the load (number of packages) per path

Del Moral , Pierre

208

Fast solution of NP-hard coloring problems on large random graphs  

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Combining tree decomposition and transfer matrix techniques provides a highly efficient and very general algorithm for computing exact partition functions of statistical models defined on large graphs. We illustrate this by considering the hard problem of computing the exact number of vertex colorings for randomly generated planar graphs with up to N = 100 vertices.

Bedini, Andrea

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

THE RANGE OF TWO DIMENSIONAL SIMPLE RANDOM WALK Jian (Kevin) Jiao  

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to go. If the head turns up, you move one step to the right. Otherwise, you move one step to the left location in each step, thus summing up to the total number of distinct locations visited after n steps. Now the range using several new random variables. The whole proof also requires generating functions

Pemantle, Robin

210

On Filtering the Noise from the Random Parameters in Monte Carlo Rendering  

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On Filtering the Noise from the Random Parameters in Monte Carlo Rendering PRADEEP SEN and SOHEIL DARABI UNM Advanced Graphics Lab Monte Carlo (MC) rendering systems can produce spectacular images from a small number of input samples. To do this, we treat the rendering system as a black box

Sen, Pradeep

211

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Maximum stellar mass versus cluster membership number revisited  

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We have made a new compilation of observations of maximum stellar mass versus cluster membership number from the literature, which we analyse for consistency with the predictions of a simple random drawing hypothesis for stellar mass selection in clusters. Previously, Weidner and Kroupa have suggested that the maximum stellar mass is lower, in low mass clusters, than would be expected on the basis of random drawing, and have pointed out that this could have important implications for steepening the integrated initial mass function of the Galaxy (the IGIMF) at high masses. Our compilation demonstrates how the observed distribution in the plane of maximum stellar mass versus membership number is affected by the method of target selection; in particular, rather low n clusters with large maximum stellar masses are abundant in observational datasets that specifically seek clusters in the environs of high mass stars. Although we do not consider our compilation to be either complete or unbiased, we discuss the method by which such data should be statistically analysed. Our very provisional conclusion is that the data is not indicating any striking deviation from the expectations of random drawing.

Th. Maschberger; C. J. Clarke

2008-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

213

Non-Rayleigh scattering by a randomly oriented elongated scatterer  

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The echo statistics of a randomly rough, randomly oriented prolate spheroid that is randomly located in a beampattern are investigated from physics-based principles both analytically and by Monte Carlo methods. This is a ...

Bhatia, Saurav

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Weak multiplicativity for random quantum channels  

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It is known that random quantum channels exhibit significant violations of multiplicativity of maximum output p-norms for any p>1. In this work, we show that a weaker variant of multiplicativity nevertheless holds for these channels. For any constant p>1, given a random quantum channel N (i.e. a channel whose Stinespring representation corresponds to a random subspace S), we show that with high probability the maximum output p-norm of n copies of N decays exponentially with n. The proof is based on relaxing the maximum output infinity-norm of N to the operator norm of the partial transpose of the projector onto S, then calculating upper bounds on this quantity using ideas from random matrix theory.

Montanaro, Ashley

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Random Walks and Electrical Networks Electrical Network  

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Feb 4, 2008 ... Random Walks and Electrical Networks. Hitting Probabilities and Voltage. Voltage. Connect a 1V battery to nodes a and b. ix,y is the current...

Jonathon Peterson

2008-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

216

Recent multi-kiloton impact events: are they truly random?  

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It is customarily assumed that Earth-striking meteoroids are completely random, and that all the impacts must be interpreted as uncorrelated events distributed according to Poisson statistics. If this is correct, their impact dates must be uniformly spread throughout the year and their impact coordinates must be evenly scattered on the surface of our planet. Here, we use a time- and yield-limited sample of Earth-impacting superbolides detected since 2000 to explore statistically this critical though frequently overlooked topic. We show that the cadence of these multi-kiloton impact events is incompatible with a random fall pattern at the 0.05 significance level or better. This result is statistically robust and consistent with the observed distribution of the longitudes of the ascending nodes of near-Earth objects (NEOs). This lack of randomness is induced by planetary perturbations, in particular Jupiter's, and suggests that some of the recent, most powerful Earth impacts may be associated with resonant grou...

Marcos, C de la Fuente

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

activity monitor randomized: Topics by E-print Network  

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restricted randomization procedures and then apply this technique to approximate the joint distribution of sequentially computed conditional randomization tests. We also...

218

Performance of wireless sensor networks under random node failures  

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Networks are essential to the function of a modern society and the consequence of damages to a network can be large. Assessing network performance of a damaged network is an important step in network recovery and network design. Connectivity, distance between nodes, and alternative routes are some of the key indicators to network performance. In this paper, random geometric graph (RGG) is used with two types of node failure, uniform failure and localized failure. Since the network performance are multi-facet and assessment can be time constrained, we introduce four measures, which can be computed in polynomial time, to estimate performance of damaged RGG. Simulation experiments are conducted to investigate the deterioration of networks through a period of time. With the empirical results, the performance measures are analyzed and compared to provide understanding of different failure scenarios in a RGG.

Bradonjic, Milan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hagberg, Aric [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Feng, Pan [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

219

Heteropolymer Sequence Design and Preferential Solvation of Hydrophilic Monomers: One More Application of Random Energy Model  

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In this paper, we study the role of surface of the globule and the role of interactions with the solvent for designed sequence heteropolymers using random energy model (REM). We investigate the ground state energy and surface monomer composition distribution. By comparing the freezing transition in random and designed sequence heteropolymers, we discuss the effects of design. Based on our results, we are able to show under which conditions solvation effect improves the quality of sequence design. Finally, we study sequence space entropy and discuss the number of available sequences as a function of imposed requirements for the design quality.

Longhua Hu; Alexander Y. Grosberg

2007-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

220

Motion at low Reynolds number  

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The work described in this thesis centers on inertialess motion at low Reynolds numbers at the crossroad between biofluids and microfluids. Here we address questions regarding locomotion of micro-swimmers, transport of ...

Tam, Daniel See Wai, 1980-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Departmental Business Instrument Numbering System  

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To prescribe procedures for assigning identifying numbers to all Department of Energy (DOE), including the National Nuclear Security Administration, business instruments. Cancels DOE 1331.2B. Canceled by DOE O 540.1A.

2000-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Departmental Business Instrument Numbering System  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The Order prescribes the procedures for assigning identifying numbers to all Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) business instruments. Cancels DOE O 540.1. Canceled by DOE O 540.1B.

2005-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Search advanced FYI Number 139: September 27, 2005  

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Search advanced search FYI Number 139: September 27, 2005 Chief of Majority Staff for Science." He said that the main issue will be timing. Search FYI Subscribe to FYI FYI This Month 2005 Archives

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NUMBER: HR 1.85 SECTION: Human Resources  

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NUMBER: HR 1.85 SECTION: Human Resources SUBJECT: Research Grant or Time-limited Positions DATE: Chris Byrd Issued by: Division of Human Resources OF HUMAN RESOURCES HAS THE AUTHORITY TO INTERPRET THE UNIVERSITY'S HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES

Almor, Amit

225

THE MINIMIZATION OF THE NUMBER OF STOPS S. Deleplanque13  

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and to optimize the consumption, predicting the vehicle`s return to the depot. With energy manage- ment. The objective is to minimize the number of times the vehicles stop. Since those are autonomous vehicles (they of the number of served clients. Keywords: Autonomous Vehicle, Vehicle Scheduling, ILP, Reliability Introduction

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

226

Entropic Time  

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The formulation of quantum mechanics within the framework of entropic dynamics includes several new elements. In this paper we concentrate on one of them: the implications for the theory of time. Entropic time is introduced as a book-keeping device to keep track of the accumulation of changes. One new feature is that, unlike other concepts of time appearing in the so-called fundamental laws of physics, entropic time incorporates a natural distinction between past and future.

Caticha, Ariel [Department of Physics, University at Albany-SUNY, Albany, NY 12222 (United States)

2011-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

227

RENEWAL THEOREMS FOR RANDOM WALKS IN RANDOM SCENERY NADINE GUILLOTIN-PLANTARD AND FRANOISE PNE  

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RENEWAL THEOREMS FOR RANDOM WALKS IN RANDOM SCENERY NADINE GUILLOTIN-PLANTARD AND FRAN?OISE P?NE)n is recurrent) where h is some complex-valued function defined on R or Z. 1. Introduction Renewal theorems variables, renewal theorems were proved by Erdös, Feller and Pollard [11], Blackwell [1, 2], Breiman [6

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

228

Efficient broadcast on random geometric graphs  

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A Randon Geometric Graph (RGG) is constructed by distributing n nodes uniformly at random in the unit square and connecting two nodes if their Euclidean distance is at most r, for some prescribed r. They analyze the following randomized broadcast algorithm on RGGs. At the beginning, there is only one informed node. Then in each round, each informed node chooses a neighbor uniformly at random and informs it. They prove that this algorithm informs every node in the largest component of a RGG in {Omicron}({radical}n/r) rounds with high probability. This holds for any value of r larger than the critical value for the emergence of a giant component. In particular, the result implies that the diameter of the giant component is {Theta}({radical}n/r).

Bradonjic, Milan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Elsasser, Robert [UNIV OF PADERBORN; Friedrich, Tobias [INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER SCI.; Sauerwald, Thomas [INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER SCI.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Finite-particle-number approach to physics  

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Starting from a discrete, self-generating and self-organizing, recursive model and self-consistent interpretive rules we construct: the scale constants of physics (3,10,137,1.7x10/sup 38/); 3+1 Minkowski space with a discrete metric and the algebraic bound ..delta.. is an element of ..delta.. tau is greater than or equal to 1; the Einstein-deBroglie relation; algebraic double slit interference; a single-time momentum-space scattering theory connected to laboratory experience; an approximation to wave functions; local phase severance and hence both distant correlations and separability; baryon number, lepton number, charge and helicity; m/sub p//m/sub e/; a cosmology not in disagreement with current observations.

Noyes, H.P.

1982-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Algorithmic randomness, physical entropy, measurements, and the second law  

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Algorithmic information content is equal to the size -- in the number of bits -- of the shortest program for a universal Turing machine which can reproduce a state of a physical system. In contrast to the statistical Boltzmann-Gibbs-Shannon entropy, which measures ignorance, the algorithmic information content is a measure of the available information. It is defined without a recourse to probabilities and can be regarded as a measure of randomness of a definite microstate. I suggest that the physical entropy S -- that is, the quantity which determines the amount of the work {Delta}W which can be extracted in the cyclic isothermal expansion process through the equation {Delta}W = k{sub B}T{Delta}S -- is a sum of two contributions: the mission information measured by the usual statistical entropy and the known randomness measured by the algorithmic information content. The sum of these two contributions is a constant of motion'' in the process of a dissipation less measurement on an equilibrium ensemble. This conservation under a measurement, which can be traced back to the noiseless coding theorem of Shannon, is necessary to rule out existence of a successful Maxwell's demon. 17 refs., 3 figs.

Zurek, W.H.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - arrival time energy Sample Search Results  

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Method: Compare predictions (core phase arrival times... filter 3. The scattered energy is randomly polarized, while the arrivals are not. The filter M... ). Comparison of...

232

On rings of structural numbers  

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structural numbers over the set X, and let B(X) have the operations defined above with equality also as before. Theorem I. l. If X is any set, then B(X) is a commutative ring with identity. Proof. The structural number 0 is the additive identity element... with identity g. Definition I. 7. If A, B e S(X) then A'B = (P U q ( p e A, q e B, p Il q = &f and p U q can be formed in an odd number of ways). ~E1 t. 4. L t A = (( . b), (bj. 7 )) 4 B = ((b, c), (b), (a)) be in S(X) for some X. Then AD B = {{b, a), {a...

Powell, Wayne Bruce

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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1. Department, Course Number, Title ORE 608, Probability and Statistics for Ocean Engineers  

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1. Department, Course Number, Title ORE 608, Probability and Statistics for Ocean Engineers 2-spectra, and practical applications in ocean engineering. Pre: 607 or consent. 4. Prerequisites Calculus Probability and ocean engineering. 7. Topics Covered Random Variables Monte Carlo Methods Probability Density Functions

Frandsen, Jannette B.

234

Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 7  

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Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas September 2007 Volume VII Number 7 Texas Rice Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Dr. Norman Borlaug continued on page 4 September of 2003 was a time etched... Tabien, and Dr. Lee Tarpley. Four years ago this month, the Texas A&M Research and Exten- sion Center at Beaumont was hon- ored to welcome one of the most influential people in agriculture. Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. Norman Borlaug, has a long...

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RL-721 Document ID Number:  

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SCREENING FORM DOECX-00075 I. Project Title: Project 1-718, Electrical Utili ties Transformer Management Support Facility II. Project Description and Location (including Time...

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Diffusive limit for the random Lorentz gas  

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We review some recent results concerning the derivation of the diffusion equation and the validation of Fick's law for the microscopic model given by the random Lorentz Gas. These results are achieved by using a linear kinetic equation as an intermediate level of description between our original mechanical system and the diffusion equation.

Alessia Nota

2014-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

237

Stochastic modeling of sunshine number data  

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In this paper, we will present a unified statistical modeling framework for estimation and forecasting sunshine number (SSN) data. Sunshine number has been proposed earlier to describe sunshine time series in qualitative terms (Theor Appl Climatol 72 (2002) 127-136) and since then, it was shown to be useful not only for theoretical purposes but also for practical considerations, e.g. those related to the development of photovoltaic energy production. Statistical modeling and prediction of SSN as a binary time series has been challenging problem, however. Our statistical model for SSN time series is based on an underlying stochastic process formulation of Markov chain type. We will show how its transition probabilities can be efficiently estimated within logistic regression framework. In fact, our logistic Markovian model can be relatively easily fitted via maximum likelihood approach. This is optimal in many respects and it also enables us to use formalized statistical inference theory to obtain not only the point estimates of transition probabilities and their functions of interest, but also related uncertainties, as well as to test of various hypotheses of practical interest, etc. It is straightforward to deal with non-homogeneous transition probabilities in this framework. Very importantly from both physical and practical points of view, logistic Markov model class allows us to test hypotheses about how SSN dependents on various external covariates (e.g. elevation angle, solar time, etc.) and about details of the dynamic model (order and functional shape of the Markov kernel, etc.). Therefore, using generalized additive model approach (GAM), we can fit and compare models of various complexity which insist on keeping physical interpretation of the statistical model and its parts. After introducing the Markovian model and general approach for identification of its parameters, we will illustrate its use and performance on high resolution SSN data from the Solar Radiation Monitoring Station of the West University of Timisoara.

Brabec, Marek, E-mail: mbrabec@cs.cas.cz [Department of Nonlinear Modeling, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Pod Vodarenskou vezi 2, 182 07 Prague 8 (Czech Republic); Paulescu, Marius [Physics Department, West University of Timisoara, V. Parvan 4, 300223 Timisoara (Romania); Badescu, Viorel [Candida Oancea Institute, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Spl. Independentei 313, 060042 Bucharest (Romania)

2013-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

238

Randomized Belief-Space Replanning in Partially-Observable Continuous Spaces  

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and using the solution as a lookup table, RBSR repeatedly generates coarse plans, executes the first step. At each time step, it uses forward simulation of randomly-sampled open-loop controls to construct a belief-finding and localization examples in up to 5D state spacess. 1 Introduction Many robotics problems involve planning

Indiana University

239

Inverse medium scattering for three-dimensional time harmonic ...  

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Jan 22, 2004 ... problem of time harmonic Maxwell equations in R3. ..... For a simple stability analysis, some relative random noise is added to the data, e.g., the.

2004-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

240

Mott law as lower bound for a random walk in a random environment  

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We consider a random walk on the support of a stationary simple point process on $R^d$, $d\\geq 2$ which satisfies a mixing condition w.r.t.the translations or has a strictly positive density uniformly on large enough cubes. Furthermore the point process is furnished with independent random bounded energy marks. The transition rates of the random walk decay exponentially in the jump distances and depend on the energies through a factor of the Boltzmann-type. This is an effective model for the phonon-induced hopping of electrons in disordered solids within the regime of strong Anderson localization. We show that the rescaled random walk converges to a Brownian motion whose diffusion coefficient is bounded below by Mott's law for the variable range hopping conductivity at zero frequency. The proof of the lower bound involves estimates for the supercritical regime of an associated site percolation problem.

A. Faggionato; H. Schulz-Baldes; D. Spehner

2006-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Regulatory Considerations Of Waste Emplacement Within The WIPP Repository: Random Versus Non-Random Distribution  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for disposing of transuranic waste in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in southeastern New Mexico. As part of that responsibility, DOE must comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) radiation protection standards in Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Parts 191 and 194. This paper addresses compliance with the criteria of 40 CFR Section 194.24(d) and 194.24(f) that require DOE to either provide a waste loading scheme for the WIPP repository or to assume random emplacement in the mandated performance and compliance assessments. The DOE established a position on waste loading schemes during the process of obtaining the EPA's initial Certification in 1998. The justification for utilizing a random waste emplacement distribution within the WIPP repository was provided to the EPA. During the EPA rulemaking process for the initial certification, the EPA questioned DOE on whether waste would be loaded randomly as modeled in long-term performance assessment (PA) and the impact, if any, of nonrandom loading. In response, DOE conducted an impact assessment for non-random waste loading. The results of this assessment supported the contention that it does not matter whether random or non-random waste loading is assumed for the PA. The EPA determined that a waste loading plan was unnecessary because DOE had assumed random waste loading and evaluated the potential consequences of non-random loading for a very high activity waste stream. In other words, the EPA determined that DOE was not required to provide a waste loading scheme because compliance is not affected by the actual distribution of waste containers in the WIPP.

Casey, S. C.; Patterson, R. L.; Gross, M.; Lickliter, K.; Stein, J. S.

2003-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

242

Arkansas Natural Gas Number of Industrial Consumers (Number of Elements)  

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Kentucky Natural Gas Number of Industrial Consumers (Number of Elements)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

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Connecticut Natural Gas Number of Commercial Consumers (Number of Elements)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

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245

ON THE ESTIMATION OF RANDOM UNCERTAINTIES OF STAR FORMATION HISTORIES  

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The standard technique for measurement of random uncertainties of star formation histories (SFHs) is the bootstrap Monte Carlo, in which the color-magnitude diagram (CMD) is repeatedly resampled. The variation in SFHs measured from the resampled CMDs is assumed to represent the random uncertainty in the SFH measured from the original data. However, this technique systematically and significantly underestimates the uncertainties for times in which the measured star formation rate is low or zero, leading to overly (and incorrectly) high confidence in that measurement. This study proposes an alternative technique, the Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC), which samples the probability distribution of the parameters used in the original solution to directly estimate confidence intervals. While the most commonly used MCMC algorithms are incapable of adequately sampling a probability distribution that can involve thousands of highly correlated dimensions, the Hybrid Monte Carlo algorithm is shown to be extremely effective and efficient for this particular task. Several implementation details, such as the handling of implicit priors created by parameterization of the SFH, are discussed in detail.

Dolphin, Andrew E., E-mail: adolphin@raytheon.com [Raytheon Company, Tucson, AZ, 85734 (United States)

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

246

Evidence of randomness in United States spot oil prices  

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This study investigates U.S. crude oil spot-market prices to determine if they were cyclical, autoregressive, or random in nature. The fact that oil-price volatility emerged only with the rise of spot markets meant that data for this type of an analysis were not previously available. The hypothesis tested was that U.S. crude oil price changes are neither cyclical nor autocorrelated, and are, therefore, random. Daily data on U.S. crude oil spot market prices (for the period of December 3, 1984 to November 4, 1988) were analyzed using spectral analysis; this converts time-series data into a frequency series, where it can be analyzed using more-powerful statistical methods. The spectral results of the price series gave a maximum power spectrum of 0.026, which is considerably smaller than the significance level of 0.052, considered acceptable using a 99% confidence level. The conclusion reached was that there was no significant cyclicality or autocorrelation in the data. This indicated that the U.S. crude oil prices are efficient, and that it would not be possible to predict crude oil price changes by using historical price data, seasonality, or business cycles.

Howard, B.W.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

From Boltzmann to random matrices and beyond  

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These expository notes propose to follow, across fields, some aspects of the concept of entropy. Starting from the work of Boltzmann in the kinetic theory of gases, various universes are visited, including Markov processes and their Helmholtz free energy, the Shannon monotonicity problem in the central limit theorem, the Voiculescu free probability theory and the free central limit theorem, random walks on regular trees, the circular law for the complex Ginibre ensemble of random matrices, and finally the asymptotic analysis of mean-field particle systems in arbitrary dimension, confined by an external field and experiencing singular pair repulsion. The text is written in an informal style driven by energy and entropy. It aims to be recreative and to provide to the curious readers entry points in the literature, and connections across boundaries.

Djalil Chafa

2014-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

248

Correlated random-chemical-potential model for the phase transitions of helium mixtures in porous media  

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A lattice model is constructed for [sup 3]He-[sup 4]He mixtures in porous media, characterized by correlated random chemical-potential differences between isotopes. Sites with high chemical-potential differences form a random connected porous structure, similar to silica strands in aerogel. We find by Monte Carlo simulation that the bulk tricritical phase diagram is replaced: The [lambda] line extends to zero temperature, as had been theoretically predicted some time ago, and phase separation occurs within the superfluid phase. These findings and the behavior of the order parameter agree with recent experiments.

Falicov, A.; Nihat Berker, A. (Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States))

1995-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

249

Fast randomized point location without preprocessing in two- and three-dimensional Delaunay triangulations  

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This paper studies the point location problem in Delaunay triangulations without preprocessing and additional storage. The proposed procedure finds the query point simply by walking through the triangulation, after selecting a good starting point by random sampling. The analysis generalizes and extends a recent result of d = 2 dimensions by proving this procedure to take expected time close to O(n{sup 1/(d+1)}) for point location in Delaunay triangulations of n random points in d = 3 dimensions. Empirical results in both two and three dimensions show that this procedure is efficient in practice.

Muecke, E.P.; Saias, I.; Zhu, B.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

arXiv:1101.4041v1[math.PR]20Jan2011 Randomly biased walks on subcritical trees  

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arXiv:1101.4041v1[math.PR]20Jan2011 Randomly biased walks on subcritical trees G´erard Ben Arous study the time taken for a biased random walk to return to the root of a subcritical Galton-Watson tree by the presence of subcritical trees adjacent to the backbone that may act as traps that detain the walker. Indeed

Goldschmidt, Christina

251

Optimal quantum control using randomized benchmarking  

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We present a method for optimizing quantum control in experimental systems, using a subset of randomized benchmarking measurements to rapidly infer error. This is demonstrated to improve single- and two-qubit gates, minimize gate bleedthrough, where a gate mechanism can cause errors on subsequent gates, and identify control crosstalk in superconducting qubits. This method is able to correct parameters to where control errors no longer dominate, and is suitable for automated and closed-loop optimization of experimental systems.

J. Kelly; R. Barends; B. Campbell; Y. Chen; Z. Chen; B. Chiaro; A. Dunsworth; A. G. Fowler; I. -C. Hoi; E. Jeffrey; A. Megrant; J. Mutus; C. Neill; P. J. J. O`Malley; C. Quintana; P. Roushan; D. Sank; A. Vainsencher; J. Wenner; T. C. White; A. N. Cleland; John M. Martinis

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Chopped random-basis quantum optimization  

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In this work we describe in detail the "Chopped RAndom Basis" (CRAB) optimal control technique recently introduced to optimize t-DMRG simulations [arXiv:1003.3750]. Here we study the efficiency of this control technique in optimizing different quantum processes and we show that in the considered cases we obtain results equivalent to those obtained via different optimal control methods while using less resources. We propose the CRAB optimization as a general and versatile optimal control technique.

Tommaso Caneva; Tommaso Calarco; Simone Montangero

2011-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

253

Random Matrix Theory and its Innovative Applications  

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values or eigenvalues of random matrices. (Usually it is enough to know the quarter circle law, the semi normal, then the eigen- values of the Wishart matrix AT A/m in the limit as m/n = r and m,n are almost. In one exam- ple (Figure 7), Popoff et al. [20] use the fact that the distribution of the singular values

Edelman, Alan

254

Random complex dynamics and devil's coliseums  

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We investigate the random dynamics of polynomial maps on the Riemann sphere and the dynamics of semigroups of polynomial maps on the Riemann sphere. In particular, the dynamics of a semigroup $G$ of polynomials whose planar postcritical set is bounded and the associated random dynamics are studied. In general, the Julia set of such a $G$ may be disconnected. We show that if $G$ is such a semigroup, then regarding the associated random dynamics, the chaos of the averaged system disappears in the $C^{0}$ sense, and the function $T_{\\infty}$ of probability of tending to $\\infty$ is continuous on the Riemann sphere and varies only on the Julia set of $G$. Moreover, the function $T_{\\infty}$ has a kind of monotonicity. It turns out that $T_{\\infty}$ is a complex analogue of the devil's staircase, and we call $T_{\\infty}$ a "devil's coliseum." We investigate the details of $T_{\\infty}$ when $G$ is generated by two polynomials. In this case, $T_{\\infty}$ varies precisely on the Julia set of $G$, which is a thin frac...

Sumi, Hiroki

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

activated random walkers: Topics by E-print Network  

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Dupic 2013-11-04 15 Transition to Localization of Biased Walkers in a Randomly Absorbing Enviroment Condensed Matter (arXiv) Summary: We study biased random walkers on lattices...

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On the rank of random matrices C. Cooper  

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Random Matrices Over Finite Fields, J. Blomer, R. Karp and E. Welzl, [BKW], pose the following question

Cooper, Colin

257

Persistence of Random Walk Records E. Ben-Naim1  

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phenomenol- ogy [35, 36]. For a sequence of uncorrelated random vari- ables, the probability that all records

Ben-Naim, Eli

258

Building Ultra-Low False Alarm Rate Support Vector Classifier Ensembles Using Random Subspaces  

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This paper presents the Cost-Sensitive Random Subspace Support Vector Classifier (CS-RS-SVC), a new learning algorithm that combines random subspace sampling and bagging with Cost-Sensitive Support Vector Classifiers to more effectively address detection applications burdened by unequal misclassification requirements. When compared to its conventional, non-cost-sensitive counterpart on a two-class signal detection application, random subspace sampling is shown to very effectively leverage the additional flexibility offered by the Cost-Sensitive Support Vector Classifier, yielding a more than four-fold increase in the detection rate at a false alarm rate (FAR) of zero. Moreover, the CS-RS-SVC is shown to be fairly robust to constraints on the feature subspace dimensionality, enabling reductions in computation time of up to 82% with minimal performance degradation.

Chen, B Y; Lemmond, T D; Hanley, W G

2008-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

259

Acoustic waves in random ensembles of magnetic fluxes  

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To analyze the observational data and provide the appropriate diagnostic procedure for photospheric manifestation of solar oscillations it is necessary to take into account strong inhomogeneity of solar atmosphere with respect to distribution of magnetic fields. We study the collective phenomena in the propagation of acoustic waves and unsteady wave-packets through quite regions, sunspots and plages, including time-dependent response of these regions to solar oscillations, the energy transfer mechanisms, frequency shift effects and reradiation of the acoustic waves in higher layers of atmosphere. We show that the dynamics of differently magnetized regions, their dispersion properties, and their response to the propagation of acoustic waves are completely different. We describe the effects caused by the specific distribution and randomness of magnetic flux tubes, which can be observed and which can provide the tools for diagnostic goals.

Ryutova, M.P.

1995-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

260

Slow stress relaxation in randomly disordered nematic elastomers and gels  

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Randomly disordered (polydomain) liquid crystalline elastomers align under stress. We study the dynamics of stress relaxation before, during and after the Polydomain-Monodomain transition. The results for different materials show the universal ultra-slow logarithmic behaviour, especially pronounced in the region of the transition. The data is approximated very well by an equation Sigma(t) ~ Sigma_{eq} + A/(1+ Alpha Log[t]). We propose a theoretical model based on the concept of cooperative mechanical resistance for the re-orientation of each domain, attempting to follow the soft-deformation pathway. The exact model solution can be approximated by compact analytical expressions valid at short and at long times of relaxation, with two model parameters determined from the data.

S. M. Clarke; E. M. Terentjev

1998-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Random packing of hyperspheres and Marsaglia's Parking Lot Test  

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Random packing of hyperspheres and Marsaglia's Parking Lot Test Stefan C. Agapie and Paula A York 10021 September 30, 2009 Abstract Many studies of randomly packed hyperspheres in multiple box until some randomly loosely packed density is achieved. Then either a compression algorithm

Whitlock, Paula

262

NON-PERTURBATIVE APPROACH TO RANDOM WALK IN MARKOVIAN ENVIRONMENT.  

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NON-PERTURBATIVE APPROACH TO RANDOM WALK IN MARKOVIAN ENVIRONMENT. DMITRY DOLGOPYAT AND CARLANGELO LIVERANI Abstract. We prove the CLT for a random walk in a dynamical environment where the states of the environment at different sites are independent Markov chains. 1. Introduction The study of random walk

Liverani, Carlangelo

263

Random Selection with an Adversarial Majority Ronen Gradwohl  

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the problem of random selection, where p players follow a protocol to jointly select a random element to jointly make a random choice from a universe of size n. They follow some protocol, and if all parties play selection is a very useful building block for distributed algorithms and cryptographic protocols, because

Zuckerman, David

264

Conformal Deformation from Normal to Hermitian Random Matrix Ensembles  

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We investigate the eigenvalues statistics of ensembles of normal random matrices when their order N tends to infinite. In the model the eigenvalues have uniform density within a region determined by a simple analytic polynomial curve. We study the conformal deformations of normal random ensembles to Hermitian random ensembles and give sufficient conditions for the latter to be a Wigner ensemble.

Alexei M. Veneziani; Tiago Pereira; Domingos H. U. Marchetti

2009-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

265

On the Connectivities of Subcritical Random Cluster Models  

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On the Connectivities of Subcritical Random Cluster Models M. Campanino (Bologna) D. Ioffe (Haifa) Y. Velenik (Geneva) M. Campanino, D. Ioffe, Y. Velenik On the Connectivities of Subcritical Random Introduction The random cluster model Main assumption The sets U and K 2 Results Results for subcritical models

Velenik, Yvan

266

Brookhaven National Laboratory Number: Revision  

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circumstance. System description: Time-resolved light scattering Location: X20C Hutch LINE MANAGEMENT. The analysis includes both laser (light) and non-laser hazards. A Nominal Hazard Zone (NHZ) analysis must) Hazard Class 3B and 4 laser systems must be documented, reviewed, and approved through use of this form

Ohta, Shigemi

267

Maximally Random Jamming of Two-Dimensional One-Component and Binary Hard Disc Fluids  

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We report calculations of the density of maximally random jamming (aka random close packing) of one-component and binary hard disc fluids. The theoretical structure used provides a common framework for description of the hard disc liquid to hexatic, the liquid to hexagonal crystal and the liquid-to-maximally random jammed state transitions. Our analysis is based on locating a particular bifurcation of the solutions of the integral equation for the inhomogeneous single particle density at the transition between different spatial structures. The bifurcation of solutions we study is initiated from the dense metastable fluid, and we associate it with the limit of stability of the fluid, which we identify with the transition from the metastable fluid to a maximally random jammed state. For the one-component hard disc fluid the predicted packing fraction at which the metastable fluid to maximally random jammed state transition occurs is 0.84, in excellent agreement with the experimental value 0.84 \\pm 0.02. The corresponding analysis of the limit of stability of a binary hard disc fluid with specified disc diameter ratio and disc composition requires extra approximations in the representations of the direct correlation function, the equation of state, and the number of order parameters accounted for. Keeping only the order parameter identified with the largest peak in the structure factor of the highest density regular lattice with the same disc diameter ratio and disc composition as the binary fluid, the predicted density of maximally random jamming is found to be 0.84 to 0.87, depending on the equation of state used, and very weakly dependent on the ratio of disc diameters and the fluid composition, in agreement with both experimental data and computer simulation data.

Xinliang Xu; Stuart A. Rice

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

268

Scaling in the crossover from random to correlated growth  

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In systems where deposition rates are high compared to diffusion, desorption and other mechanisms that generate correlations, a crossover from random to correlated growth of surface roughness is expected at a characteristic time t_0. This crossover is analyzed in lattice models via scaling arguments, with support from simulation results presented here and in other authors works. We argue that the amplitudes of the saturation roughness and of the saturation time scale as {t_0}^{1/2} and t_0, respectively. For models with lateral aggregation, which typically are in the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang (KPZ) class, we show that t_0 ~ 1/p, where p is the probability of the correlated aggregation mechanism to take place. However, t_0 ~ 1/p^2 is obtained in solid-on-solid models with single particle deposition attempts. This group includes models in various universality classes, with numerical examples being provided in the Edwards-Wilkinson (EW), KPZ and Villain-Lai-Das Sarma (nonlinear molecular-beam epitaxy) classes. Most applications are for two-component models in which random deposition, with probability 1-p, competes with a correlated aggregation process with probability p. However, our approach can be extended to other systems with the same crossover, such as the generalized restricted solid-on-solid model with maximum height difference S, for large S. Moreover, the scaling approach applies to all dimensions. In the particular case of one-dimensional KPZ processes with this crossover, we show that t_0 ~ nu^{-1} and nu ~ lambda^{2/3}, where nu and lambda are the coefficients of the linear and nonlinear terms of the associated KPZ equations. The applicability of previous results on models in the EW and KPZ classes is discussed.

Fabio D. A. Aarao Reis

2006-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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An avalanche-photodiode-based photon-number-resolving detector  

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Avalanche photodiodes are widely used as practical detectors of single photons.1 Although conventional devices respond to one or more photons, they cannot resolve the number in the incident pulse or short time interval. However, such photon number resolving detectors are urgently needed for applications in quantum computing,2-4 communications5 and interferometry,6 as well as for extending the applicability of quantum detection generally. Here we show that, contrary to current belief,3,4 avalanche photodiodes are capable of detecting photon number, using a technique to measure very weak avalanches at the early stage of their development. Under such conditions the output signal from the avalanche photodiode is proportional to the number of photons in the incident pulse. As a compact, mass-manufactured device, operating without cryogens and at telecom wavelengths, it offers a practical solution for photon number detection.

B. E. Kardynal; Z. L. Yuan; A. J. Shields

2008-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

270

Particle Number & Particulate Mass Emissions Measurements on...  

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Number & Particulate Mass Emissions Measurements on a 'Euro VI' Heavy-duty Engine using the PMP Methodologies Particle Number & Particulate Mass Emissions Measurements on a 'Euro...

271

A time-series approach to dynamical systems from classical and quantum worlds  

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This contribution discusses some recent applications of time-series analysis in Random Matrix Theory (RMT), and applications of RMT in the statistial analysis of eigenspectra of correlation matrices of multivariate time series.

Fossion, Ruben [Instituto Nacional de Geriatra, Perifrico Sur No. 2767, Col. San Jernimo Ldice, Del. Magdalena Contreras, 10200 Mxico D.F., Mexico and Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad (C3), Universidad Nacional Aut (Mexico)

2014-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

272

Low-temperature random matrix theory at the soft edge  

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Low temperature random matrix theory is the study of random eigenvalues as energy is removed. In standard notation, ? is identified with inverse temperature, and low temperatures are achieved through the limit ? ? ?. In this paper, we derive statistics for low-temperature random matrices at the soft edge, which describes the extreme eigenvalues for many random matrix distributions. Specifically, new asymptotics are found for the expected value and standard deviation of the general-? Tracy-Widom distribution. The new techniques utilize beta ensembles, stochastic differential operators, and Riccati diffusions. The asymptotics fit known high-temperature statistics curiously well and contribute to the larger program of general-? random matrix theory.

Edelman, Alan [Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States); Persson, Per-Olof [Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Sutton, Brian D. [Department of Mathematics, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia 23005 (United States)

2014-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Female Team Overall Name Age Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Pace Rank Time Rank Time Pace Time  

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Female Team Overall Name Age Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Pace Rank Time Rank Time Pace Time 1 Amy:56:27.6 Deborah Mc Eligot Deborah Storrings Male Team Overall Name Age Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Pace Rank Time Rank Time Pace Time 1 Macon Fessenden 20 1 5:42.2 2 0:26.9 1 34:29.7 3:23 1 0:12.8 1 17:41.1 3

Suzuki, Masatsugu

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Insulation failure assessment under random energization overvoltages  

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This paper offers a new simple approach to the evaluation of the risk of failure of external insulation in view of their known probabilistic nature. This is applied to EHV transmission systems subjected to energization overvoltages. The randomness, both in the applied stresses and insulation`s withstand characteristics are numerically simulated and then integrated to assess the risk of failure. Overvoltage control methods are accounted for, such as the use of pre-insertion breaker resistors, series capacitive compensation, and the installation of shunt reactors.

Mahdy, A.M.; Anis, H.I. [Cairo Univ. (Egypt)] [Cairo Univ. (Egypt); El-Morshedy, A. [Faculty of Science for Girls, Dammam (Saudi Arabia)] [Faculty of Science for Girls, Dammam (Saudi Arabia)

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Randomly charged polymers in porous environment  

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We study the conformational properties of charged polymers in a solvent in the presence of structural obstacles correlated according to a power law $\\sim x^{-a}$. We work within the continuous representation of a model of linear chain considered as a random sequence of charges $q_i=\\pm q_0$. Such a model captures the properties of polyampholytes -- heteropolymers comprising both positively and negatively charged monomers. We apply the direct polymer renormalization scheme and analyze the scaling behavior of charged polymers up to the first order of an $\\epsilon=6-d$, $\\delta=4-a$-expansion.

V. Blavatska; C. von Ferber

2013-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

276

Statistical regimes of random laser fluctuations  

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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.

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

277

Relativistic Random Phase Approximation At Finite Temperature  

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The fully self-consistent finite temperature relativistic random phase approximation (FTRRPA) has been established in the single-nucleon basis of the temperature dependent Dirac-Hartree model (FTDH) based on effective Lagrangian with density dependent meson-nucleon couplings. Illustrative calculations in the FTRRPA framework show the evolution of multipole responses of {sup 132}Sn with temperature. With increased temperature, in both monopole and dipole strength distributions additional transitions appear in the low energy region due to the new opened particle-particle and hole-hole transition channels.

Niu, Y. F. [State Key Laboratory for Nuclear Physics and Technology, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb (Croatia); Paar, N.; Vretenar, D. [Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb (Croatia); Meng, J. [State Key Laboratory for Nuclear Physics and Technology, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)

2009-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

278

Open quantum systems and Random Matrix Theory  

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A simple model for open quantum systems is analyzed with Random Matrix Theory. The system is coupled to the continuum in a minimal way. In this paper we see the effect of opening the system on the level statistics, in particular the $\\Delta_3(L)$ statistic, width distribution and level spacing are examined as a function of the strength of this coupling. A super-radiant transition is observed, and it is seen that as it is formed, the level spacing and $\\Delta_3(L)$ statistic exhibit the signatures of missed levels.

Declan Mulhall

2015-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

279

Effects of a random spatial variation of the plasma density on the mode conversion in cold, unmagnetized, and stratified plasmas  

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We study the effects of a random spatial variation of the plasma density on the mode conversion of electromagnetic waves into electrostatic oscillations in cold, unmagnetized, and stratified plasmas. Using the invariant imbedding method, we calculate precisely the electromagnetic field distribution and the mode conversion coefficient, which is defined to be the fraction of the incident wave power converted into electrostatic oscillations, for the configuration where a numerically generated random density variation is added to the background linear density profile. We repeat similar calculations for a large number of random configurations and take an average of the results. We obtain a peculiar nonmonotonic dependence of the mode conversion coefficient on the strength of randomness. As the disorder increases from zero, the maximum value of the mode conversion coefficient decreases initially, then increases to a maximum, and finally decreases towards zero. The range of the incident angle in which mode conversion occurs increases monotonically as the disorder increases. We present numerical results suggesting that the decrease of mode conversion mainly results from the increased reflection due to the Anderson localization effect originating from disorder, whereas the increase of mode conversion of the intermediate disorder regime comes from the appearance of many resonance points and the enhanced tunneling between the resonance points and the cutoff point. We also find a very large local enhancement of the magnetic field intensity for particular random configurations. In order to obtain high mode conversion efficiency, it is desirable to restrict the randomness close to the resonance region.

Jung Yu, Dae [School of Space Research, Kyung Hee University, Yongin 446-701 (Korea, Republic of)] [School of Space Research, Kyung Hee University, Yongin 446-701 (Korea, Republic of); Kim, Kihong [Department of Energy Systems Research, Ajou University, Suwon 443-749 (Korea, Republic of)] [Department of Energy Systems Research, Ajou University, Suwon 443-749 (Korea, Republic of)

2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

280

Non-adiabatic quantum pumping by a randomly moving quantum dot  

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We look at random time dependent fluctuations of the electrical charge in an open 1D quantum system represented by a quantum dot experiencing random lateral motion. In essentially non-adiabatic settings we study both diffusive and ballistic (Levy) regimes of the barrier motion. Here the electric current as well as the net pumped electric charge experience random fluctuations over the static background. We show that in the large-time limit $t \\to \\infty$ the wavefunction is naturally separated into the Berry-phase component (resulting from the singular part of the wave amplitude in the co-moving frame) and the non-adiabatic correction (arising from fast oscillating, slow decaying tails of the same amplitude). In the special limit of a delta-correlated continuous Gaussian random walk we obtain closed analytical expressions for the ensemble averaged amplitude in the co-moving frame and demonstrate that the main contribution to the average wavefunction and probability current comes from the Berry-phase component which leads to the saturation of the fluctuations of the electric current and the pumped charge. We also derive the exact expressions for the average propagator (in the co-moving basis representation) for both types of motion.

Stanislav Derevyanko; Daniel Waltner

2015-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Time Off  

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282

Verification Challenges at Low Numbers  

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Many papers have dealt with the political difficulties and ramifications of deep nuclear arms reductions, and the issues of Going to Zero. Political issues include extended deterrence, conventional weapons, ballistic missile defense, and regional and geo-political security issues. At each step on the road to low numbers, the verification required to ensure compliance of all parties will increase significantly. Looking post New START, the next step will likely include warhead limits in the neighborhood of 1000 . Further reductions will include stepping stones at1000 warheads, 100s of warheads, and then 10s of warheads before final elimination could be considered of the last few remaining warheads and weapons. This paper will focus on these three threshold reduction levels, 1000, 100s, 10s. For each, the issues and challenges will be discussed, potential solutions will be identified, and the verification technologies and chain of custody measures that address these solutions will be surveyed. It is important to note that many of the issues that need to be addressed have no current solution. In these cases, the paper will explore new or novel technologies that could be applied. These technologies will draw from the research and development that is ongoing throughout the national laboratory complex, and will look at technologies utilized in other areas of industry for their application to arms control verification.

Benz, Jacob M.; Booker, Paul M.; McDonald, Benjamin S.

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Multidimensional Random Polymers : A Renewal Approach  

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In these lecture notes, which are based on the mini-course given at 2013 Prague School on Mathematical Statistical Physics, we discuss ballistic phase of quenched and annealed stretched polymers in random environment on ${\\mathbb Z}^d$ with an emphasis on the natural renormalized renewal structures which appear in such models. In the ballistic regime an irreducible decomposition of typical polymers leads to an effectiverandom walk reinterpretation of the latter. In the annealed casethe Ornstein-Zernike theory based on this approach paves the way to an essentially complete control on the level of local limit results and invariance principles. In the quenched case, the renewal structure maps the model of stretched polymers into an effective model of directed polymers. As a result one is able to use techniques and ideas developed in the context of directed polymers in order to address issues like strong disorder in low dimensions and weak disorder in higher dimensions. Among the topics addressed: Thermodynamics of quenched and annealed models, multi-dimensional renewal theory (under Cramer's condition), renormalization and effective random walk structure of annealed polymers, very weak disorder in dimensions $d\\geq 4$ and strong disorder in dimensions $d=1,2$.

Dmitry Ioffe

2014-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

284

Random unitary maps for quantum state reconstruction  

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We study the possibility of performing quantum state reconstruction from a measurement record that is obtained as a sequence of expectation values of a Hermitian operator evolving under repeated application of a single random unitary map, U{sub 0}. We show that while this single-parameter orbit in operator space is not informationally complete, it can be used to yield surprisingly high-fidelity reconstruction. For a d-dimensional Hilbert space with the initial observable in su(d), the measurement record lacks information about a matrix subspace of dimension {>=}d-2 out of the total dimension d{sup 2}-1. We determine the conditions on U{sub 0} such that the bound is saturated, and show they are achieved by almost all pseudorandom unitary matrices. When we further impose the constraint that the physical density matrix must be positive, we obtain even higher fidelity than that predicted from the missing subspace. With prior knowledge that the state is pure, the reconstruction will be perfect (in the limit of vanishing noise) and for arbitrary mixed states, the fidelity is over 0.96, even for small d, and reaching F>0.99 for d>9. We also study the implementation of this protocol based on the relationship between random matrices and quantum chaos. We show that the Floquet operator of the quantum kicked top provides a means of generating the required type of measurement record, with implications on the relationship between quantum chaos and information gain.

Merkel, Seth T. [Institute for Quantum Computing, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 (Canada); Riofrio, Carlos A.; Deutsch, Ivan H. [Center for Quantum Information and Control (CQuIC), Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87131 (United States); Flammia, Steven T. [Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2Y5 (Canada); Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106 (United States)

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

285

FAST MULTI-CLASS IMAGE ANNOTATION WITH RANDOM SUBWINDOWS AND MULTIPLE OUTPUT RANDOMIZED TREES  

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of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2Bioinformatics and Modeling - GIGA-R University of Li`ege, Sart annotation, machine learning, decision trees, extremely randomized trees, structured outputs Abstract significantly outperforms the basic method and shows good performances with respect to the state

Wehenkel, Louis

286

Dynamic Generation of Discrete Random Variates  

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and updates a weight in O(2log N) expected time in the worst case. We then show how to reduce the update time to O(log N) amortized expected time. We nally show how to apply our techniques to a lookup-table technique in order to obtain expected constant...

Matias, Yossi; Vitter, Jeffrey Scott; Ni, Wen-Chun

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VOLUME 54, NUMBER 11 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 18 MARCH 1985 Novel Superuniversal Behavior of a Random-Walk  

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, W. HOFM ANN, J. E. HUTH, J. HYLEN, T. KAMAE, H. S. KAYE, R. W. KENNEY, L. T. KERTH, R. I. KODA, R. R. EBERHARD, D. L. FANCHER, H. FUJII, T. FUJII, B. GABIOUD, J. W. GARY, W. GORN, N. J. HADLEY, J. M. HAUPTMAN. MADARAS, K. MARUYAMA, J. N. MARX, J. A. J. MATTHEWS, S. O. MELNIKOFF, W. MOSES, P. NEMETHY, D. R. NYGREN

Stanley, H. Eugene

288

The Critical Rayleigh Number in Horizontal Convection for $\\Pran=1$  

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We report the numerical simulations of the horizontal convection within a rectangle cavity tank at high Rayleigh numbers. The physical solution of horizontal convection depends the space resolution of the meshes. The mesh number $N$ is proportion to $Ra^{1/3}$. The unstable numerical solutions are obtained as $Npower law also implies that the space resolution is dominated by the viscosity and heat diffusion. It implies that the special resolution is dominated by viscosity and thermal diffusivity but the length of the tank. Moreover, there is a Hopf bifurcation from steady solutions to unsteady solutions and the critical Rayleigh number $Ra_c$ is obtained as $5.53\\times 10^8times 10^8$, which is much larger than the formerly obtained value.

Sun, L; Sun, De-Jun; Sun, Liang

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Single Payment Vendor Number Request Page 1 of 1  

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Single Payment Vendor Number Request UM 1676 Page 1 of 1 Please Type or Print Clearly MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE CLUSTER DIRECTOR This is a one-time request for a cluster-specific single vendor payment payments to human subjects or refunds of deposits or as directed by Disbursement Services. This vendor

Weiblen, George D

290

Unsteady Aerodynamic Models for Agile Flight at Low Reynolds Numbers  

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-time Lyapunov exponent fields, which highlight separated flows and wake structures. A new fast method of a two-dimensional flat plate airfoil in motion at low Reynolds number, Re = 100, and in a wind tunnel of computing these fields is presented. In addition, we generalize the immersed boundary projec- tion method

Rowley, Clarence W.

291

NUMBER: BUSF 7.00 SECTION: Business and Finance  

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NUMBER: BUSF 7.00 SECTION: Business and Finance SUBJECT: Purchasing DATE: November 1, 2006 Policy. Purchases from $2,501.00 to $10,000.00 require a minimum of three (3) to ten (10) days processing time,000.00 require an additional ten (10) day Intent to Award Period before a purchase order can be issued. Please

Almor, Amit

292

Solving for the Particle-Number-Projected HFB Wavefunction  

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Recently we proposed a particle-number-conserving theory for nuclear pairing [Jia, Phys. Rev. C 88, 044303 (2013)] through the generalized density matrix formalism. The relevant equations were solved for the case when each single-particle level has a distinct set of quantum numbers and could only pair with its time-reversed partner (BCS-type Hamiltonian). In this work we consider the more general situation when several single-particle levels could have the same set of quantum numbers and pairing among these levels is allowed (HFB-type Hamiltonian). The pair condensate wavefunction (the HFB wavefunction projected onto good particle number) is determined by the equations of motion for density matrix operators instead of the variation principle. The theory is tested in the simple two-level model with factorizable pairing interactions and the semi-realistic model with the zero-range delta interaction.

Jia, L Y

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Solving for the Particle-Number-Projected HFB Wavefunction  

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Recently we proposed a particle-number-conserving theory for nuclear pairing [Jia, Phys. Rev. C 88, 044303 (2013)] through the generalized density matrix formalism. The relevant equations were solved for the case when each single-particle level has a distinct set of quantum numbers and could only pair with its time-reversed partner (BCS-type Hamiltonian). In this work we consider the more general situation when several single-particle levels could have the same set of quantum numbers and pairing among these levels is allowed (HFB-type Hamiltonian). The pair condensate wavefunction (the HFB wavefunction projected onto good particle number) is determined by the equations of motion for density matrix operators instead of the variation principle. The theory is tested in the simple two-level model with factorizable pairing interactions and the semi-realistic model with the zero-range delta interaction.

L. Y. Jia

2015-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

294

Locating Faults in a Constant Number of Parallel Testing Rounds (Preliminary Version)  

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the total number of processors and t denotes the number of faulty processors. Both of these results improve processor (diagnosis­with­repair) and identifying a single good processor, we present an oblivious constant­time algorithm using a fixed 3­regular in­ terconnect that tolerates a linear number of faults. This contrasts

Beigel, Richard

295

Conservation Laws of Random Matrix Theory  

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This paper presents an overview of the derivation and significance of recently derived conservation laws for the matrix moments of Hermitean random matrices with dominant exponential weights that may be either even or odd. This is based on a detailed asymptotic analysis of the partition function for these unitary ensembles and their scaling limits. As a particular application we derive closed form expressions for the coefficients of the genus expansion for the associated free energy in a particular class of dominant even weights. These coefficients are generating functions for enumerating g-maps, related to graphical combinatorics on Riemann surfaces. This generalizes and resolves a 30+ year old conjecture in the physics literature related to quantum gravity.

Nicholas M. Ercolani

2012-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

296

Prime number generation and factor elimination  

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We have presented a multivariate polynomial function termed as factor elimination function,by which, we can generate prime numbers. This function's mapping behavior can explain the irregularities in the occurrence of prime numbers on the number line. Generally the different categories of prime numbers found till date, satisfy the form of this function. We present some absolute and probabilistic conditions for the primality of the number generated by this method. This function is capable of leading to highly efficient algorithms for generating prime numbers.

Vineet Kumar

2014-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Grant Title: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS (ITEST) Funding Opportunity Number: NSF 12-597. CFDA Number(s): 47.076.  

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Opportunity Number: NSF 12-597. CFDA Number(s): 47.076. Agency/Department: National Science Foundation

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR TEACHERS (RET) IN ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER Funding Opportunity Number: NSF 11-509. CFDA Number(s): 47.041.  

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Opportunity Number: NSF 11-509. CFDA Number(s): 47.041. Agency/Department: National Science Foundation

Farritor, Shane

299

VV--0. Review of Probability0. Review of Probability Random Variable  

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) Temperature at specified time of day 3) Stock Market at close 4) Height of wheel going over a rocky road #12;3/27 Random Variable Non-examples 1) `Heads' or `Tails' on coin 2) Red or Black ball from urn Basic Idea ­ don RV · Die · Stocks Continuous RV · Temperature · Wheel height #12;5/27 Given CRV X, What

Fowler, Mark

300

A Class of Randomized Primal-Dual Algorithms for Distributed ...  

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15531557, Bucharest, Romania, 27-31 Aug. 2012. [49] P. Richtrik and M. Takc. Iteration complexity of randomized block-coordinate descent methods for.

2014-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Generalised Wigner surmise for 2x2 random matrices  

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We present new analytical results concerning the spectral distributions for 2x2 random real symmetric matrices which generalise the Wigner surmise.

P. Chau Huu-Tai; N. A. Smirnova; P. Van Isacker

2002-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

302

Generating Random Graphs with Large Girth Mohsen Bayati  

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Generating Random Graphs with Large Girth Mohsen Bayati Andrea Montanari Amin Saberi Abstract We for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University; saberi@stanford.edu. knowledge

Montanari, Annamaria

303

A Randomized Rounding Approach to the Traveling Salesman Problem  

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A Randomized Rounding Approach to the Traveling Salesman Problem Shayan Oveis Gharan Amin Saberi. Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University. Email:saberi@stanford.edu School

Saberi, Amin

304

Evidence for Non-Random Hydrophobicity Structures in Protein Chains  

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The question of whether proteins originate from random sequences of amino acids is addressed. A statistical analysis is performed in terms of blocked and random walk values formed by binary hydrophobic assignments of the amino acids along the protein chains. Theoretical expectations of these variables from random distributions of hydrophobicities are compared with those obtained from functional proteins. The results, which are based upon proteins in the SWISS-PROT data base, convincingly show that the amino acid sequences in proteins differ from what is expected from random sequences in a statistical significant way. By performing Fourier transforms on the random walks one obtains additional evidence for non-randomness of the distributions. We have also analyzed results from a synthetic model containing only two amino-acid types, hydrophobic and hydrophilic. With reasonable criteria on good folding properties in terms of thermodynamical and kinetic behavior, sequences that fold well are isolated. Performing the same statistical analysis on the sequences that fold well indicates similar deviations from randomness as for the functional proteins. The deviations from randomness can be interpreted as originating from anticorrelations in terms of an Ising spin model for the hydrophobicities. Our results, which differ from previous investigations using other methods, might have impact on how permissive with respect to sequence specificity the protein folding process is -- only sequences with non-random hydrophobicity distributions fold well. Other distributions give rise to energy landscapes with poor folding properties and hence did not survive the evolution.

Anders Irbck; Carsten Peterson; Frank Potthast

1996-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

305

Random matrices with external source and KP $?$ functions  

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In this paper we prove that the partition function in the random matrix model with external source is a KP $\\tau$ function.

Dong Wang

2009-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

306

Low energy properties of the random displacement model  

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We study low-energy properties of the random displacement model, a random Schr\\"odinger operator describing an electron in a randomly deformed lattice. All periodic displacement configurations which minimize the bottom of the spectrum are characterized. While this configuration is essentially unique for dimension greater than one, there are infinitely many different minimizing configurations in the one-dimensional case. The latter leads to unusual low energy asymptotics for the integrated density of states of the one-dimensional random displacement model. For symmetric Bernoulli-distributed displacements it has a $1/\\log^2$-singularity at the bottom of the spectrum. In particular, it is not H\\"older-continuous.

Jeff Baker; Michael Loss; Gnter Stolz

2008-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

307

Embedding quantum and random optics in a larger field theory  

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Introducing creation and annihilation operators for negative frequency components extends the algebra of smeared local observables of quantum optics to include an associated classical random field optics.

Peter Morgan

2008-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

308

Random Polynomials and the Friendly Landscape  

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In hep-th/0501082, a field theoretic ``toy model'' for the Landscape was proposed. We show that the considerations of that paper carry through to realistic effective Lagrangians, such as those that emerge out of string theory. Extracting the physics of the large number of metastable vacua that ensue requires somewhat more sophisticated algebro-geometric techniques, which we review.

Jacques Distler; Uday Varadarajan

2005-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

309

Particle creation and particle number in an expanding universe  

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I describe the logical basis of the method that I developed in 1962 and 1963 to define a quantum operator corresponding to the observable particle number of a quantized free scalar field in a spatially-flat isotropically expanding (and/or contracting) universe. This work also showed for the first time that particles were created from the vacuum by the curved space-time of an expanding spatially-flat FLRW universe. The same process is responsible for creating the nearly scale-invariant spectrum of quantized perturbations of the inflaton scalar field during the inflationary stage of the expansion of the universe. I explain how the method that I used to obtain the observable particle number operator involved adiabatic invariance of the particle number (hence, the name adiabatic regularization) and the quantum theory of measurement of particle number in an expanding universe. I also show how I was led in a surprising way, to the discovery in 1964 that there would be no particle creation by these spatially-flat FLRW universes for free fields of any integer or half-integer spin satisfying field equations that are invariant under conformal transformations of the metric. The methods I used to define adiabatic regularization for particle number, were based on generally-covariant concepts like adiabatic invariance and measurement that were fundamental and determined results that were unique to each given adiabatic order.

Leonard Parker

2012-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

310

Dielectric relaxation of thin films of polyamide random copolymers  

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We investigate the relaxation behavior of thin films of a polyamide random copolymer, PA66/6I, with various film thicknesses using dielectric relaxation spectroscopy. Two dielectric signals are observed at high temperatures, the $\\alpha$-process and the relaxation process due to electrode polarization (the EP-process), in addition to the conductivity component. The relaxation time of the EP-process has a Vogel-Fulcher-Tammann type of temperature dependence, and the glass transition temperature, $T_{\\rm g}$, evaluated from the EP-process agrees very well with the $T_{\\rm g}$ determined from the thermal measurements. The fragility index derived from the EP-process increases with decreasing film thickness. The relaxation time and the dielectric relaxation strength of the EP-process are described by a linear function of the film thickness $d$ for large values of $d$, which can be regarded as experimental evidence for the validity of attributing the observed signal to the EP-process. Furthermore, there is distinct deviation from this linear law for thicknesses smaller than a critical value. This deviation observed in thinner films is associated with an increase in the mobility and/or diffusion constant of the charge carriers responsible for the EP-process. The $\\alpha$-process is located in a high frequency region than the EP-process at high temperatures, but merges with the EP-process at lower temperatures near the glass transition region. The thickness dependence of the relaxation time of the $\\alpha$-process is different from that of the EP-process. This suggests that there is decoupling between the segmental motion of the polymers and the translational motion of the charge carriers in confinement.

Natsumi Taniguchi; Koji Fukao; Paul Sotta; Didier R. Long

2015-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Flow Intermittency, Dispersion, and Correlated Continuous Time Random Walks in Porous Media  

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We study the intermittency of fluid velocities in porous media and its relation to anomalous dispersion. Lagrangian velocities measured at equidistant points along streamlines are shown to form a spatial Markov process. ...

de Anna, Pietro

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Effective pore-scale dispersion upscaling with a correlated continuous time random walk approach  

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. Le Borgne,1 D. Bolster,2 M. Dentz,3 P. de Anna,1 and A. Tartakovsky4 Received 23 January 2011, T., D. Bolster, M. Dentz, P. de Anna, and A. Tartakovsky (2011), Effective pore-scale dispersion and Brenner, 1993], volume averaging [Bear, 1972; Plumb and Whitaker, 1988; Valdes-Parada et al., 2009; Wood

Bolster, Diogo

313

Super-Adiabatic Particle Number in Schwinger and de Sitter Particle Production  

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We consider the time evolution of the adiabatic particle number in both time-dependent electric fields and in de Sitter spaces, and define a super-adiabatic particle number in which the (divergent) adiabatic expansion is truncated at optimal order. In this super-adiabatic basis, the particle number evolves smoothly in time, according to Berry's universal adiabatic smoothing of the Stokes phenomenon. This super-adiabatic basis also illustrates clearly the quantum interference effects associated with particle production, in particular for sequences of time-dependent electric field pulses, and in eternal de Sitter space where there is constructive interference in even dimensions, and destructive interference in odd dimensions.

Robert Dabrowski; Gerald V. Dunne

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RANDOMNESS IN PROOF COMPLEXITY Joshua Buresh-Oppenheim  

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RANDOMNESS IN PROOF COMPLEXITY by Joshua Buresh-Oppenheim A thesis submitted in conformity of Toronto Copyright c 2005 by Joshua Buresh-Oppenheim #12;Abstract Randomness in Proof Complexity Joshua Buresh-Oppenheim Doctor of Philosophy Graduate Department of Computer Science University of Toronto 2005

Penn, Gerald

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ASYMPTOTIC SHAPE FOR THE CONTACT PROCESS IN RANDOM ENVIRONMENT  

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ASYMPTOTIC SHAPE FOR THE CONTACT PROCESS IN RANDOM ENVIRONMENT OLIVIER GARET AND REGINE MARCHAND in stationary random environment. These theorems gen- eralize known results for the classical contact process environment, when the contact process survives, the set Ht/t almost surely converges to a compact set

Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

316

On a Class of Renewal Processes in a Random Environment  

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On a Class of Renewal Processes in a Random Environment David Svensson April 12, 1998 #12; 1 #12 continuous lifelength distribution. A random environment is modelled by a positive recurrent birth and death, governed by the environment process and based on an underlying set of deterministic failure rate functions

Patriksson, Michael

317

Scaling limits for gradient systems in random environment  

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For interacting particle systems that satisfies the gradient condition, the hydrodynamic limit and the equilibrium fluctuations are well known. We prove that under the presence of a symmetric random environment, these scaling limits also hold for almost every choice of the environment, with homogenized coefficients that does not depend on the particular realization of the random environment.

P. Goncalves; M. D. Jara

2007-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Title of dissertation: OPTOELECTRONIC EXPERIMENTS ON RANDOM BIT GENERATORS AND  

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ABSTRACT Title of dissertation: OPTOELECTRONIC EXPERIMENTS ON RANDOM BIT GENERATORS AND COUPLED: Professor Rajarshi Roy Department of Physics Optoelectronic systems have many important applications and optoelectronic systems have been of interest for two newer purposes: generators of random bits and experimental

Murphy, Thomas E.

319

Random Selection with an Adversarial Majority # Ronen Gradwohl +  

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We consider the problem of random selection, where p players follow a protocol to jointly select; 1 Introduction Suppose p players wish to jointly make a random choice from a universe of size n block for distributed algorithms and cryptographic protocols, because it allows one to first design

Vadhan, Salil

320

Explanation of the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price  

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Explanation of the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price May 10, 2006 The Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite is a broad measure of price behavior in the U.S. framing lumber market) Western U.S., 2) Southern U.S., and 3) Canada. Thus, 33% of the Composite is comprised of Southern Pine

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Random Access Compressed Sensing over Fading and Noisy Communication Channels  

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of the climate change. Such applications require the least control and intervention as well as minimum energy1 Random Access Compressed Sensing over Fading and Noisy Communication Channels Fatemeh Fazel on integrating random sensing with the communication architecture, and achieves overall efficiency in terms

Stojanovic, Milica

322

RANDOM SETS IN FINANCE AND ECONOMETRICS Ilya Molchanov  

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1 RANDOM SETS IN FINANCE AND ECONOMETRICS Ilya Molchanov Department of Mathematical Statistics several examples where random sets appear in math- ematical finance and econometrics: trading with transaction costs, risk measures, option prices, and partially identified econometric models. 1.1 Introduction

Molchanov, Ilya

323

Energy Scaling Laws for Distributed Inference in Random Fusion Networks  

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the minimum spanning tree, and above by a suboptimal policy, referred to as Data Fusion for Markov Random, the policy with the minimum average energy consumption is bounded below by the average energy of fusion along models, Eu- clidean random graphs, stochastic geometry and data fusion. I. INTRODUCTION WE consider

Yukich, Joseph E.

324

Surviving particles for subcritical branching processes in random environment  

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Surviving particles for subcritical branching processes in random environment Vincent Bansaye December 9, 2008 Abstract The asymptotic behavior of a subcritical Branching Process in Random Envi- ronment (BPRE) starting with several particles depends on whether the BPRE is strongly subcritical (SS

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

325

Fluctuation theory of connectivities for subcritical random cluster models  

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Fluctuation theory of connectivities for subcritical random cluster models Massimo Campanino subcritical regime; the latter is known to be true, in any dimensions, when q = 1, q = 2, and when q. Campanino et al./Connectivities of subcritical random cluster models 2 variance principle, Ruelle operator

326

Geometric aspects of scaling limits of random planar maps  

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Geometric aspects of scaling limits of random planar maps G. Miermont Fondation des Sciences of random planar maps CCF'08 1 / 18 #12;Planar maps Definition A planar map is a proper embedding of the sphere. One is interested in the properties of various families of maps. Familiar ones are triangulations

Miermont, Grégory

327

Extremal Properties of Random Structures E. Ben-Naim1  

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Extremal Properties of Random Structures E. Ben-Naim1 , P. L. Krapivsky2 , and S. Redner2 1. The extremal characteristics of random structures, including trees, graphs, and networks, are discussed. A statistical physics approach is employed in which extremal properties are obtained through suitably defined

Redner, Sidney

328

Random Generation of Deterministic Acyclic Automata Using Markov Chains  

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Random Generation of Deterministic Acyclic Automata Using Markov Chains Vincent Carnino and Sven De@etudiant.univ-mlv.fr,defelic@univ-mlv.fr Abstract. In this article we propose an algorithm, based on Markov chain techniques, to generate random to generate minimal acyclic automata with n states almost uniformly. 1 Introduction In language theory

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

329

GENERATION AND RANDOM GENERATION: FROM SIMPLE GROUPS TO MAXIMAL SUBGROUPS  

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GENERATION AND RANDOM GENERATION: FROM SIMPLE GROUPS TO MAXIMAL SUBGROUPS TIMOTHY C. BURNESS of generators for G. It is well known that d(G) = 2 for all (non-abelian) finite simple groups. We prove that d investigate the random generation of maximal subgroups of simple and almost simple groups. By applying

Burness, Tim

330

Rayleigh Test for Randomness of Circular Data  

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Critical values of the,Rayleigh test for testing whether the population of circular data from which a sample is drawn differs from randomness are sometimes presented in an inconvenient form (Batschelet, 1981) which makes it necessary to interpolate to obtain a value at a chosen probability level. Even when the values are presented at fixed probability levels (Mardia, 1972) it can be useful for computer programming and other purposes to have a simple expression that describes the tables. According to Mardia (1972) a good approximation, based on the work of Pearson (1906) and Greenwood and Durand (1955) for P = P (n R '>K), where is the mean resultant vector of n unit vectors, is given by A study of the tabulated critical values of R reveals that K is quite well represented by a linear function of over a wide range of n for each probability level P (Fig. 1). Substituting K =A t B/n in (1) yields so we choose A =-1nP and B = (2A- A2)/4. ~husapproximate critical values ofnR2 are given by

D. Wilkie

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Quantum spin chains and random matrix theory  

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The spectral statistics and entanglement within the eigenstates of generic spin chain Hamiltonians are analysed. A class of random matrix ensembles is defined which include the most general nearest-neighbour qubit chain Hamiltonians. For these ensembles, and their generalisations, it is seen that the long chain limiting spectral density is a Gaussian and that this convergence holds on the level of individual Hamiltonians. The rate of this convergence is numerically seen to be slow. Higher eigenvalue correlation statistics are also considered, the canonical nearest-neighbour level spacing statistics being numerically observed and linked with ensemble symmetries. A heuristic argument is given for a conjectured form of the full joint probability density function for the eigenvalues of a wide class of such ensembles. This is numerically verified in a particular case. For many translationally-invariant nearest-neighbour qubit Hamiltonians it is shown that there exists a complete orthonormal set of eigenstates for which the entanglement present in a generic member, between a fixed length block of qubits and the rest of the chain, approaches its maximal value as the chain length increases. Many such Hamiltonians are seen to exhibit a simple spectrum so that their eigenstates are unique up to phase. The entanglement within the eigenstates contrasts the spectral density for such Hamiltonians, which is that seen for a non-interacting chain of qubits. For such non-interacting chains, their always exists a basis of eigenstates for which there is no entanglement present.

Huw J Wells

2014-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

332

Equilibrium ultrastable glasses produced by random pinning  

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Ultrastable glasses have risen to prominence due to their potentially useful material properties and the tantalizing possibility of a general method of preparation via vapor deposition. Despite the importance of this novel class of amorphous materials, numerical studies have been scarce because achieving ultrastability in atomistic simulations is an enormous challenge. Here we bypass this difficulty and establish that randomly pinning the position of a small fraction of particles inside an equilibrated supercooled liquid generates ultrastable configurations at essentially no numerical cost, while avoiding undesired structural changes due to the preparation protocol. Building on the analogy with vapor-deposited ultrastable glasses, we study the melting kinetics of these configurations following a sudden temperature jump into the liquid phase. In homogeneous geometries, we find that enhanced kinetic stability is accompanied by large scale dynamic heterogeneity, while a competition between homogeneous and heterogeneous melting is observed when a liquid boundary invades the glass at constant velocity. Our work demonstrates the feasibility of large-scale, atomistically resolved, and experimentally relevant simulations of the kinetics of ultrastable glasses.

Glen M Hocky; Ludovic Berthier; David R. Reichman

2014-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

333

Nonlinear Lattice Waves in Random Potentials  

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Localization of waves by disorder is a fundamental physical problem encompassing a diverse spectrum of theoretical, experimental and numerical studies in the context of metal-insulator transition, quantum Hall effect, light propagation in photonic crystals, and dynamics of ultra-cold atoms in optical arrays. Large intensity light can induce nonlinear response, ultracold atomic gases can be tuned into an interacting regime, which leads again to nonlinear wave equations on a mean field level. The interplay between disorder and nonlinearity, their localizing and delocalizing effects is currently an intriguing and challenging issue in the field. We will discuss recent advances in the dynamics of nonlinear lattice waves in random potentials. In the absence of nonlinear terms in the wave equations, Anderson localization is leading to a halt of wave packet spreading. Nonlinearity couples localized eigenstates and, potentially, enables spreading and destruction of Anderson localization due to nonintegrability, chaos and decoherence. The spreading process is characterized by universal subdiffusive laws due to nonlinear diffusion. We review extensive computational studies for one- and two-dimensional systems with tunable nonlinearity power. We also briefly discuss extensions to other cases where the linear wave equation features localization: Aubry-Andre localization with quasiperiodic potentials, Wannier-Stark localization with dc fields, and dynamical localization in momentum space with kicked rotors.

Sergej Flach

2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

334

Smectic Liquid Crystals in Random Environments  

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We study smectic liquid crystals in random environments, e.g., aerogel. A low temperature analysis reveals that even arbitrarily weak quenched disorder (i.e., arbitrarily low aerogel density) destroys translational (smectic) order. A harmonic approximation to the elastic energy suggests that there is no ``smectic Bragg glass'' phase in this system: even at zero temperature, it is riddled with dislocation loops induced by the quenched disorder. This result implies the destruction of orientational (nematic) order as well, and that the thermodynamically sharp Nematic-Smectic-A transition is destroyed by disorder, in agreement with recent experimental results. We also show that the anharmonic elastic terms neglected in the above treatment are important (i.e., are ``relevant'' in the renormalization group sense); whether they alter the above conclusions about the smectic Bragg glass, orientational disorder, and the existence of sharp transitions, remains an open question. However, they do not alter our conclusion that translational (smectic) order is always destroyed. In contrast, we expect that weak annealed disorder should have no qualitative effects on the smectic order.

Leo Radzihovsky; John Toner

1999-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

335

Random matrix description of decaying quantum systems  

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This contribution describes a statistical model for decaying quantum systems (e.g. photo-dissociation or -ionization). It takes the interference between direct and indirect decay processes explicitely into account. The resulting expressions for the partial decay amplitudes and the corresponding cross sections may be considered a many-channel many-resonance generalization of Fano's original work on resonance lineshapes [Phys. Rev 124, 1866 (1961)]. A statistical (random matrix) model is then introduced. It allows to describe chaotic scattering systems with tunable couplings to the decay channels. We focus on the autocorrelation function of the total (photo) cross section, and we find that it depends on the same combination of parameters, as the Fano-parameter distribution. These combinations are statistical variants of the one-channel Fano parameter. It is thus possible to study Fano interference (i.e. the interference between direct and indirect decay paths) on the basis of the autocorrelation function, and thereby in the regime of overlapping resonances. It allows us, to study the Fano interference in the limit of strongly overlapping resonances, where we find a persisting effect on the level of the weak localization correction.

T. Gorin

2005-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

336

Random-matrix theory and complex atomic spectra  

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Around 1950, Wigner introduced the idea of modelling physical reality with an ensemble of random matrices while studying the energy levels of heavy atomic nuclei. Since then, the field of random-matrix theory has grown tremendously, with applications ranging from fluctuations on the economic markets to complex atomic spectra. The purpose of this short article is to review several attempts to apply the basic concepts of random-matrix theory to the structure and radiative transitions of atoms and ions, using the random matrices originally introduced by Wigner in the framework of the gaussian orthogonal ensemble. Some intrinsic properties of complex-atom physics, which could be enlightened by random-matrix theory, are presented.

Pain, Jean-Christophe

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Instruction sets for Parallel Random Access Machines. Doctoral thesis  

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An important model of parallel computation is the Parallel Random Access Machine (PRAM), which comprises multiple processors that execute instructions synchronously and share a common memory. Formalized by Fortune and Wyllie (1978) and Goldschlager (1982), the PRAM is a much more natural model of parallel computation than older models such as combinational circuits and alternating Turing machines (Ruzzo, 1981) because the PRAM abstracts the salient features of a modern multiprocessor computer. Eventually an algorithm developed for the PRAM can be implemented on a parallel network computer such as a mesh-connected array computer (Thompson and Kung, 1977), a hypercube machine (Seitz, 1985), a cube-connected cycles machine (Preparata and Vuillemin, 1981) or a bounded degree processor network (Alt et al., 1987); on all network computers the routing of data complicates the implementation of algorithms. The PRAM provides the foundation for the design of highly parallel algorithms (Luby, 1986; Miller and Reif, 1985; among many others). This model permits the exposure of the intrinsic parallelism in a computational problem because it simplifies the communication of data through a shared memory. To quantify differences in computational performance, the time complexities of simulations between PRAMS with different instruction sets are determined. Focus is on the computational complexity of simulations between PRAMs with the following operations: multiplication, division, arbitrary left shift, arbitrary right shift, and probabilistic choice.

Trahan, J.L.

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Non-Gaussian positive-definite matrix-valued random fields with constrained eigenvalues: application to random elasticity tensors  

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fields turn out to be especially suitable for experimental identification under material symmetryNon-Gaussian positive-definite matrix-valued random fields with constrained eigenvalues: application to random elasticity tensors with uncertain material symmetries J. Guilleminot, C. Soize Universit

Boyer, Edmond

339

Harmonic resolution as a holographic quantum number  

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LBNL- 57239 Harmonic resolution as a holographic quantumhep-th/0310223 UCB-PTH-03/26 Harmonic resolution as aquantum number, the harmonic resolution K. The Bekenstein

Bousso, Raphael

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Analyzing Cascading Failures in Smart Grids under Random and Targeted Attacks  

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We model smart grids as complex interdependent networks, and study targeted attacks on smart grids for the first time. A smart grid consists of two networks: the power network and the communication network, interconnected by edges. Occurrence of failures (attacks) in one network triggers failures in the other network, and propagates in cascades across the networks. Such cascading failures can result in disintegration of either (or both) of the networks. Earlier works considered only random failures. In practical situations, an attacker is more likely to compromise nodes selectively. We study cascading failures in smart grids, where an attacker selectively compromises the nodes with probabilities proportional to their degrees; high degree nodes are compromised with higher probability. We mathematically analyze the sizes of the giant components of the networks under targeted attacks, and compare the results with the corresponding sizes under random attacks. We show that networks disintegrate faster for targeted...

Ruj, Sushmita

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alignment of RNA molecules: Binding energy and statistical properties of random sequences  

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A new statistical approach to the problem of pairwise alignment of RNA sequences is proposed. The problem is analyzed for a pair of interacting polymers forming an RNA-like hierarchical cloverleaf structures. An alignment is characterized by the numbers of matches, mismatches, and gaps. A weight function is assigned to each alignment; this function is interpreted as a free energy taking into account both direct monomer-monomer interactions and a combinatorial contribution due to formation of various cloverleaf secondary structures. The binding free energy is determined for a pair of RNA molecules. Statistical properties are discussed, including fluctuations of the binding energy between a pair of RNA molecules and loop length distribution in a complex. Based on an analysis of the free energy per nucleotide pair complexes of random RNAs as a function of the number of nucleotide types c, a hypothesis is put forward about the exclusivity of the alphabet c = 4 used by nature.

Valba, O. V., E-mail: valbaolga@gmail.com [Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University) (Russian Federation); Nechaev, S. K., E-mail: sergei.nechaev@gmail.com [Universite Paris Sud, LPTMS (France); Tamm, M. V., E-mail: thumm.m@gmail.com [Moscow State University (Russian Federation)

2012-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

342

On the Accuracy of the Non-Classical Transport Equation in 1-D Random Periodic Media  

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We present a first numerical investigation of the accuracy of the recently proposed {\\em non-classical transport equation}. This equation contains an extra independent variable (the path-length $s$), and models particle transport taking place in random media in which a particle's distance-to-collision is {\\em not} exponentially distributed. To solve the non-classical equation, one needs to know the $s$-dependent ensemble-averaged total cross section $\\Sigma_t(s)$, or its corresponding path-length distribution function $p(s)$. We consider a 1-D spatially periodic system consisting of alternating solid and void layers, randomly placed in the infinite line. In this preliminary work, we assume transport in rod geometry: particles can move only in the directions $\\mu=\\pm 1$. We obtain an analytical expression for $p(s)$, and use this result to compute the corresponding $\\Sigma_t(s)$. Then, we proceed to solve the non-classical equation for different test problems. To assess the accuracy of these solutions, we produce "benchmark" results obtained by (i) generating a large number of physical realizations of the system, (ii) numerically solving the transport equation in each realization, and (iii) ensemble-averaging the solutions over all physical realizations. We show that the results obtained with the non-classical equation accurately model the ensemble-averaged scalar flux in this 1-D random system, generally outperforming the widely-used atomic mix model. We conclude by discussing plans to extend the present work to slab geometry, as well as to more general random mixtures.

Richard Vasques; Kai Krycki

2014-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

343

The potential energy of biased random walks on trees Yueyun Hu and Zhan Shi  

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The potential energy of biased random walks on trees by Yueyun Hu and Zhan Shi Universit´e Paris­Watson tree, branching random walk, slow movement, random walk in a random environment, potential energy. 2010 XIII & Universit´e Paris VI Summary. Biased random walks on supercritical Galton­Watson trees

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

344

Protocol Number: (IBC office use only)  

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Protocol Number: (IBC office use only) 1 UNF Registration of Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) A-2 Form", describe the methods of inactivation. #12;Protocol Number: (IBC office use only) 2 10. Describe the mechanism for decontaminating lab waste prior to disposal. Yes No If "Yes", describe the methods

Asaithambi, Asai

345

enter part number BNC / RP-BNC  

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enter part number Products 7/16 1.0/2.3 1.6/5.6 AFI AMC BNC / RP-BNC C FAKRA SMB FME HN MCX Mini ------- Product Search ------- Inventory Search Search Results for: 31-10152-RFX Results: 1 - 1 of 1 Part Number. All rights reserved. Copyright | Terms & Conditions | RF E-Mail Client | Contact Us | Amphenol

Berns, Hans-Gerd

346

GENERAL CHEMISTRY TEXTBOOK LIST ISBN Number  

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FALL 2013 GENERAL CHEMISTRY TEXTBOOK LIST Course Number ISBN Number Title of Text and/or Material Edition Author Publishers 11100 978-1-2591-9687-4 Introduction to Chemistry, 3rd ed. (packaged w 978-1-2591-6192-6 Chemistry, The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change, 6e (packaged w

Jiang, Wen

347

Company number 5857955 Wellcome Trust Finance plc  

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Company number 5857955 Wellcome Trust Finance plc Annual Report and Financial Statements Year ended 30 September 2013 #12;Company number 5857955 Wellcome Trust Finance plc Contents Page Directors Trust Finance plc Directors' Report For the year ended 30 September 2013 Report of the Directors

Rambaut, Andrew

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Company number 5857955 Wellcome Trust Finance plc  

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Company number 5857955 Wellcome Trust Finance plc Annual Report and Financial Statements Year ended 30 September 2012 #12;Company number 5857955 Wellcome Trust Finance plc Contents Page Directors Trust Finance plc Directors' Report for the year ended 30 September 2012 Report of the Directors

Rambaut, Andrew

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Grant Title: NIDCD PHASE I/II PRELIMINARY CLINICAL TRIALS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-12-123. CFDA Number(s): 93.173.  

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Opportunity Number: PAR-12-123. CFDA Number(s): 93.173. Agency/Department: National Institutes of Health (NIH

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: AHRQ HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH DEMONSTRATION AND DISSEMINATION GRANTS Funding Opportunity Number: PA-13-046. CFDA Number(s): 93.226.  

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Opportunity Number: PA-13-046. CFDA Number(s): 93.226. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH CENTERS (P30) Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HD-13-002. CFDA Number(s): 93.865.  

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Number: RFA-HD-13-002. CFDA Number(s): 93.865. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human Services

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: RESEARCH ON PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (R01) Funding Opportunity Number: PA-12-219. CFDA Number(s): 93.242.  

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Number: PA-12-219. CFDA Number(s): 93.242. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human Services

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH DISSERTATION GRANT TO INCREASE DIVERSITY (R36) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-12-103. CFDA Number(s): 93.242.  

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Opportunity Number: PAR-12-103. CFDA Number(s): 93.242. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: RESEARCH GRANTS FOR PREVENTING VIOLENCE AND VIOLENCE-RELATED INJURY Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-CE-14-006. CFDA Number(s): 93.136.  

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Opportunity Number: RFA-CE-14-006. CFDA Number(s): 93.136. Agency/Department: Centers for Disease Control

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE TRACK AWARD FOR RAPID TRANSITION (B/START) (R03) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-12-251. CFDA Number(s): 93.279.  

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Opportunity Number: PAR-12-251. CFDA Number(s): 93.279. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human

Farritor, Shane

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Grant Title: ARTS IN EDUCATION MODEL DEVELOPMENT AND DISSEMINATION PROGRAM Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-022013-001. CFDA Number(s): 84.351D.  

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Number: ED-GRANTS-022013-001. CFDA Number(s): 84.351D. Agency/Department: Department of Education, Office

Farritor, Shane

357

Rejection of randomly coinciding events in ZnMoO$_4$ scintillating bolometers  

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Random coincidence of events (particularly from two neutrino double beta decay) could be one of the main sources of background in the search for neutrinoless double beta decay with cryogenic bolometers due to their poor time resolution. Pulse-shape discrimination by using front edge analysis, mean-time and $\\chi^2$ methods was applied to discriminate randomly coinciding events in ZnMoO$_4$ cryogenic scintillating bolometers. These events can be effectively rejected at the level of 99% by the analysis of the heat signals with rise-time of about 14 ms and signal-to-noise ratio of 900, and at the level of 92% by the analysis of the light signals with rise-time of about 3 ms and signal-to-noise ratio of 30, under the requirement to detect 95% of single events. These rejection efficiencies are compatible with extremely low background levels in the region of interest of neutrinoless double beta decay of $^{100}$Mo for enriched ZnMoO$_4$ detectors, of the order of $10^{-4}$ counts/(y keV kg). Pulse-shape parameters have been chosen on the basis of the performance of a real massive ZnMoO$_4$ scintillating bolometer. Importance of the signal-to-noise ratio, correct finding of the signal start and choice of an appropriate sampling frequency are discussed.

D. M. Chernyak; F. A. Danevich; A. Giuliani; M. Mancuso; C. Nones; E. Olivieri; M. Tenconi; V. I. Tretyak

2014-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

358

Rejection of randomly coinciding events in ZnMoO$_4$ scintillating bolometers  

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Random coincidence of events (particularly from two neutrino double beta decay) could be one of the main sources of background in the search for neutrinoless double beta decay with cryogenic bolometers due to their poor time resolution. Pulse-shape discrimination by using front edge analysis, mean-time and $\\chi^2$ methods was applied to discriminate randomly coinciding events in ZnMoO$_4$ cryogenic scintillating bolometers. These events can be effectively rejected at the level of 99% by the analysis of the heat signals with rise-time of about 14 ms and signal-to-noise ratio of 900, and at the level of 92% by the analysis of the light signals with rise-time of about 3 ms and signal-to-noise ratio of 30, under the requirement to detect 95% of single events. These rejection efficiencies are compatible with extremely low background levels in the region of interest of neutrinoless double beta decay of $^{100}$Mo for enriched ZnMoO$_4$ detectors, of the order of $10^{-4}$ counts/(y keV kg). Pulse-shape parameters ...

Chernyak, D M; Giuliani, A; Mancuso, M; Nones, C; Olivieri, E; Tenconi, M; Tretyak, V I

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Real-Time Motion Planning With Applications to Autonomous Urban Driving  

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This paper describes a real-time motion planning algorithm, based on the rapidly-exploring random tree (RRT) approach, applicable to autonomous vehicles operating in an urban environment. Extensions to the standard RRT are ...

Kuwata, Yoshiaki

360

Reliability in layered networks with random link failures  

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We consider network reliability in layered networks where the lower layer experiences random link failures. In layered networks, each failure at the lower layer may lead to multiple failures at the upper layer. We generalize ...

Lee, Kayi

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Wave runup on cylinders subject to deep water random waves  

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was measured close to the test cylinders are analyzed. These data on wave runup in deepwater random waves were generated at similar water depths with significant wave heights and spectral peak periods. Statistical parameters, zero crossing analysis...

Indrebo, Ann Kristin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

362

SCALING RANDOM WALKS ON ARBITRARY SETS Simon C. Harris  

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SCALING RANDOM WALKS ON ARBITRARY SETS by Simon C. Harris , Robin Sibson and David Williams School deterministic sets I. In the 1-dimensional case discussed here and in the following paper by Harris, much

Harris, Simon Colin

363

Fundamental Scratch Behavior of Styrene-Acrylonitrile Random Copolymers  

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The present study employs a standardized progressive load scratch test (ASTM D7027/ISO 19252) to investigate the fundamental physical and mechanistic origins of scratch deformation in styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) random copolymers. Previous findings...

Browning, Robert Lee

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

364

Generating Random Graphs with Large Girth Mohsen Bayati  

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Generating Random Graphs with Large Girth Mohsen Bayati Andrea Montanari Amin Saberi Abstract We; saberi@stanford.edu. 1 #12;free graphs are close to bipartite. We show that our new algorithm guarantees

Saberi, Amin

365

The Geometry of the Wilks's Random Field F. Carbonell  

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Wishart random fields, such as Wilks's and Pillai's trace. We apply our results to a problem in brain non-linear deformations required to warp a patient's MRI scan to an atlas standard. Using these vector

Worsley, Keith

366

Random and Raster: Display Technologies and the Development of Videogames  

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Videogame developers have utilized many types of display technology, from oscilloscopes to Teletypes to high-definition LCD displays. Two significant early display technologies, raster scan and random scan CRTs, played a ...

Montfort, Nick

367

Distributed Random Access Algorithm: Scheduling and Congesion Control  

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This paper provides proofs of the rate stability, Harris recurrence, and ?-optimality of carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) algorithms where the random access (or backoff) parameter of each node is adjusted dynamically. ...

Jiang, Libin

368

Randomized coordinate descent methods for big data optimization  

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This thesis consists of 5 chapters. We develop new serial (Chapter 2), parallel (Chapter 3), distributed (Chapter 4) and primal-dual (Chapter 5) stochastic (randomized) coordinate descent methods, analyze their complexity ...

Takac, Martin

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

An implementation and analysis of a randomized distributed stack  

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This thesis presents an algorithm for a randomized distributed stack, a coded simulator for examining its behavior, and an analysis of data collected from simulations configured to investigate its performance in particular situations...

Kirkland, Dustin Charles

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

370

A glimpse of the conformal structure of random planar maps  

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We present a way to study the conformal structure of random planar maps. The main idea is to explore the map along an SLE (Schramm--Loewner evolution) process of parameter $ \\kappa = 6$ and to combine the locality property of the SLE_{6} together with the spatial Markov property of the underlying lattice in order to get a non-trivial geometric information. We follow this path in the case of the conformal structure of random triangulations with a boundary. Under a reasonable assumption called (*) that we have unfortunately not been able to verify, we prove that the limit of uniformized random planar triangulations has a fractal boundary measure of Hausdorff dimension $\\frac{1}{3}$ almost surely. This agrees with the physics KPZ predictions and represents a first step towards a rigorous understanding of the links between random planar maps and the Gaussian free field (GFF).

Nicolas Curien

2014-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

371

Ultrasonic wave propagation in random and periodic particulate composites  

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ULTRASONIC WAVE PROPAGATION IN RANDOM AND PERIODIC PARTICULATE COMPOSITES A Thesis by BENJAMIN KYLE HENDERSON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfilltnent of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1996 Major Subject: Aerospace Engineering ULTRASONIC WAVE PROPAGATION IN RANDOM AND PERIODIC PARTICULATE COMPOSITES A Thesis by BENJAMIN KYLE HENDERSON Submitted to Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment...

Henderson, Benjamin Kyle

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Grant Title: DECISION, RISK AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (DRMS) Funding Opportunity Number: PD-98-1321. CFDA Number(s): 47.075.  

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-1321. CFDA Number(s): 47.075. Agency/Department: National Science Foundation. Area of Research: Research

Farritor, Shane

373

Grant Title: NIH DIRECTOR'S EARLY INDEPENDENCE AWARDS (DP5) Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-RM-12-018. CFDA Number(s): 93.310.  

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-018. CFDA Number(s): 93.310. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Strategic

Farritor, Shane

374

Grant Title: NIDCD CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER GRANT (P50) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-13-277. CFDA Number(s): 93.173.  

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-277. CFDA Number(s): 93.173. Agency/Department: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute

Farritor, Shane

375

Grant Title: ACADEMIC-COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE SERIES (R13) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-12-102. CFDA Number(s): 93.865.  

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-12-102. CFDA Number(s): 93.865. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human Services, National

Farritor, Shane

376

Grant Title: ALCOHOL RESEARCH EDUCATION PROJECT GRANTS (R25) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR -11-205. CFDA Number(s) 93.273.  

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-205. CFDA Number(s) 93.273. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National

Farritor, Shane

377

Grant Title: NIDA CORE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE GRANT PROGRAM (P30) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-10-220. CFDA Number(s): 93.279.  

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-220. CFDA Number(s): 93.279. Agency/Department: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes

Farritor, Shane

378

Grant Title: INITIATIVE FOR MAXIMIZING STUDENT DEVELOPMENT (IMSD) (R25) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-13-082. CFDA Number(s): 93.859.  

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: PAR-13-082. CFDA Number(s): 93.859. Agency/Department: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National

Farritor, Shane

379

E-Print Network 3.0 - acoustic random waveguides Sample Search...  

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IN RANDOM JOSSELIN GARNIERAND GEORGE PAPANICOLAOU Summary: . Acoustic waveguides, random media, asymptotic analysis. AMS subject classifications. 76B15, 35Q99, 60F05. 1... PULSE...

380

Contributions to Metric Number Technical Report  

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Contributions to Metric Number Theory Paul Rowe Technical Report RHULMA20022 5 December 2002, Professor Glyn Harman, for sug- gestions of problems to attempt, helpful advice on methods and help

Dent, Alexander W.

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381

Estimating visitor and visit numbers to  

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............................................ 24 4.5 Monitoring and Evaluating Quality of Life for CRS'07 .......................................25 4.6 Quality of experience visitor, visit and total numbers of visits to woodlands. This document builds on guidance on visitor

382

Dynamical real numbers and living systems  

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Recently uncovered second derivative discontinuous solutions of the simplest linear ordinary differential equation define not only an nonstandard extension of the framework of the ordinary calculus, but also provide a dynamical representation of the ordinary real number system. Every real number can be visualized as a living cell -like structure, endowed with a definite evolutionary arrow. We discuss the relevance of this extended calculus in the study of living systems. We also present an intelligent version of the Newton's first law of motion.

Dhurjati Prasad Datta

2010-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

383

Chemical kinetics of cetane number improving agents  

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The increasing demand for diesel fuels has resulted in the use of greater percentage of cracked distillates having poor ignition properties. The ignition properties of diesel fuels can be rated in terms of their cetane number and diesel fuels having low cetane number may have poor ignition properties such as diesel knock, difficulties to start engines in the cold weather and so on. Such diesel fuels need cetane number improving agents. In the 1940s and 1950s alkyl nitrates, alkyl nitrites and organic peroxides were found to be effective cetane number improving additives. Our recent study suggests that free radicals produced from thermal decomposition just before ignition should have an important role to improve their ignition properties. However no studies on the reaction mechanism for improving effect of these additives have been attempted because of complex nature of spontaneous ignition reaction of hydrocarbons. In order to clarify the reaction mechanism for improving effects of cetane number improving agents. We here have attempted to simulate the spontaneous ignition of n-butane as a model compound in the presence of alkyl nitrites as cetane number improving agents.

Hashimoto, K.; Akutsu, Y.; Arai, M.; Tamura, M. [Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

384

The concrete theory of numbers : Problem of simplicity of Fermat number-twins  

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The problem of simplicity of Fermat number-twins $f_{n}^{\\pm}=2^{2^n}\\pm3$ is studied. The question for what $n$ numbers $f_{n}^{\\pm}$ are composite is investigated. The factor-identities for numbers of a kind $x^2 \\pm k $ are found.

Boris V. Tarasov

2007-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

385

Polynomial Time Algorithms for Stochastic Uncapacitated Lot-Sizing ...  

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we spend O(1) time to calculate and store each breakpoint, and therefore this step can be completed in O(|V(i)|2) time, since the number of breakpoints is.

2007-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

386

Energy Efficient Scheduling for Real-Time Systems  

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, temperature awareness of a real-time system can be improved while considering variation of task execution times to reduce energy consumption. This thesis is established through research in a number of directions. First, we explore the applicability of Dynamic...

Gupta, Nikhil

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

387

Low Mach Number Fluctuating Hydrodynamics of Diffusively Mixing Fluids  

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We formulate low Mach number fluctuating hydrodynamic equations appropriate for modeling diffusive mixing in isothermal mixtures of fluids with different density and transport coefficients. These equations eliminate the fluctuations in pressure associated with the propagation of sound waves by replacing the equation of state with a local thermodynamic constraint. We demonstrate that the low Mach number model preserves the spatio-temporal spectrum of the slower diffusive fluctuations. We develop a strictly conservative finite-volume spatial discretization of the low Mach number fluctuating equations in both two and three dimensions and construct several explicit Runge-Kutta temporal integrators that strictly maintain the equation of state constraint. The resulting spatio-temporal discretization is second-order accurate deterministically and maintains fluctuation-dissipation balance in the linearized stochastic equations. We apply our algorithms to model the development of giant concentration fluctuations in the presence of concentration gradients, and investigate the validity of common simplifications such as neglecting the spatial non-homogeneity of density and transport properties. We perform simulations of diffusive mixing of two fluids of different densities in two dimensions and compare the results of low Mach number continuum simulations to hard-disk molecular dynamics simulations. Excellent agreement is observed between the particle and continuum simulations of giant fluctuations during time-dependent diffusive mixing.

A. Donev; A. J. Nonaka; Y. Sun; T. G. Fai; A. L. Garcia; J. B. Bell

2014-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

388

Contract Number: DE-AC05-76RL01830 Modification M881  

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Contract Number: DE-AC05-76RL01830 Modification M881 B-i Part I ­ The Schedule Section B Supplies.......................................................1 #12;Contract Number: DE-AC05-76RL01830 Modification M881 B-1 B­1 Designation of Work in this Contract and as designated in writing from time to time by DOE, including the utilization of information

389

Study Reveals Fuel Injection Timing Impact on Particle Number Emissions (Fact Sheet)  

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Start of injection can improve environmental performance of fuel-efficient gasoline direct injection engines.

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2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

The number of frog species living in the Amazon basin could be several times greater  

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of enzymes, could lower the cost of producing fuels from biomass. Jay Keasling at Lawrence Berkeley National recognized. A team led by Chris Funk at Colorado State University in Fort Collins gathered and analysed this is thanks, at least in part, to the activities of a class of immune cell called macrophages, say Johanna

Funk, W. Chris

391

Analyses of the number of times married: U.S. women 1995-1996  

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and their influence from and impact on history. The two sources that will be used are Cycle V of the National Survey of Family Growth (1995) and the Survey of Income and Program Participation (1996). The methods used are descriptive statistics, two logistic...

Melick, Emily A

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Precision Timed Machines  

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1.4 Precision Timed Machines . . . . .Precision Timed Machine 2.1precision timed (PRET) machine. pages 264265, June 2007. [

Liu, Isaac Suyu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

EddyViscosity Time Reversing Waves a Dissipative Environment  

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where linear shallow water speed is given o o . The kinematic viscosity denoted parameter ratio been shown [6] nonlinear (inviscid) shallow water waves pres­ ence a random topography and alsoEddyViscosity Time Reversing Waves a Dissipative Environment Josselin Garnier Laboratoire

Garnier, Josselin

394

E-Print Network 3.0 - analyzing time-series gene Sample Search...  

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series in terms of number... gene networks from time series include boolean network models, 5 Correlation Metric Construction, 6... - constructed time ... Source: D'haeseleer,...

395

Transport of sorbing solutes in randomly heterogeneous formations: Spatial moments, macrodispersion, and parameter uncertainty  

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Expressions for the spatial moments and macrodispersion tensor for sorbing solutes in heterogeneous formations were presented using a probabilistic model of a fluid residence time coupled with the particle position analysis. The fluid residence time was defined as a fraction of the actual time during which the particle stayed in the mobile fluid phase of the aquifer. The fluid residence time is a random variable whose variability comes as a result of the non-equilibrium sorption properties. The sorbing solute was assumed to be governed with first-order linear kinetics. The closed-form expressions were based on the stationarity in the kinetic process and on the first-order approximation in the hydraulic conductivity field and in the fluid residence time. The non-equilibrium effects were presented as a function of the spatial variability in hydraulic conductivity and temporal variability in the fluid residence time. The importance of the non-equilibrium processes in the field scale was found to be dependent on reaction rates, retardation factor, mean velocity, and on variance and correlation scale of the hydraulic conductivity. The time needed to reach the asymptotic macrodispersivity is dependent on the degree of non-equilibrium processes and distribution coefficient. The impact from the uncertainty in parameters upon the spatial moments was examined and compared with the organic tracer used in the Borden field experiment.

Andricevic, R.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

A subquantum arrow of time  

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The outcome of a single quantum experiment is unpredictable, except in a pure-state limit. The definite process that takes place in the apparatus may either be intrinsically random or be explainable from a deeper theory. While the first scenario is the standard lore, the latter implies that quantum mechanics is emergent. In that case, it is likely that one has to reconsider radiation by accelerated charges as a physical effect, which thus must be compensated by an energy input. Stochastic electrodynamics, for example, asserts that the vacuum energy arises from classical fluctuations with energy $\\frac{1}{2}\\hbar\\omega$ per mode. In such theories the stability of the hydrogen ground state will arise from energy input from fluctuations and output by radiation, hence due to an energy throughput. That flux of energy constitutes an arrow of time, which we call the "subquantum arrow of time". It is related to the stability of matter and it is more fundamental than, e.g., the thermodynamic and cosmological arrows.

Theo M. Nieuwenhuizen

2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

397

Random lasing action in a polydimethylsiloxane wrinkle induced disordered structure  

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This paper presents a chip-scale random lasing action utilizing polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) wrinkles with random periods as disordered medium. Nanoscale wrinkles with long range disorder structures are formed on the oxidized surface of a PDMS slab and confirmed by atomic force microscopy. Light multiply scattered at each PDMS wrinkle-dye interfaces is optically amplified in the presence of pump gain. The shift of laser emission wavelength when pumping at different regions indicates the randomness of the winkle period. In addition, a relatively low threshold of about 27??J/mm{sup 2} is realized, which is comparable with traditional optofluidic dye laser. This is due to the unique sinusoidal Bragg-grating-like random structure. Contrast to conventional microfluidic dye laser that inevitably requires the accurate design and implementation of microcavity to provide optical feedback, the convenience in both fabrication and operation makes PDMS wrinkle based random laser a promising underlying element in lab-on-a-chip systems and integrated microfluidic networks.

Shen, Zhenhua; Wu, Leilei; Zhu, Shu; Zheng, Yuanlin; Chen, Xianfeng, E-mail: xfchen@sjtu.edu.cn [The State Key Laboratory of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240 (China)

2014-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

398

Self-averaging in time reversal for the parabolic wave equation Guillaume Bal George Papanicolaou y Leonid Ryzhik z  

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is the solution of a transport equation. 1 Introduction In time-reversal experiments a signal emitted, in the regimes of random geometrical optics and radiative transfer (transport), was studied in [2, 3]. We also in the radiative transfer regime using the parabolic wave equation, when the waves interact fully with the random

Bal, Guillaume

399

Real-Time Forcast Model Analysis of Daily Average Building Load for a Thermal Storage System Control  

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of a building and three real-time building load forecasting models were developed. They are first-order autogressive model, random walk model and linear regression model. Finally, the comparison of results show the random walk model provides the best...

Song, L.; Joo, I. S.; Guwana, S.

400

Probing lepton number violation on three frontiers  

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Neutrinoless double beta decay constitutes the main probe for lepton number violation at low energies, motivated by the expected Majorana nature of the light but massive neutrinos. On the other hand, the theoretical interpretation of the (non-)observation of this process is not straightforward as the Majorana neutrinos can destructively interfere in their contribution and many other New Physics mechanisms can additionally mediate the process. We here highlight the potential of combining neutrinoless double beta decay with searches for Tritium decay, cosmological observations and LHC physics to improve the quantitative insight into the neutrino properties and to unravel potential sources of lepton number violation.

Deppisch, Frank F. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London (United Kingdom)

2013-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Compare Activities by Number of Employees  

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) " ,"ClickPipelines About U.S.30Natural Gas Glossary529 633 622 56623 4623 42 180Number of BuildingsNumber of

402

Section 3-4: Continuous Random Vari- Random Variables (RV): Denoted by capital letters,  

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(a X b) is the area under f(x) between a and b. · P(X = a) = 0. · P(a X b) = P(a in a copier (in hours) is f(x) = 1 3000 exp[- x 3000 ], x 0, and zero otherwise. Find the probability that 1. A component fails before 3000 hours. · Determine the number of hours at which 10% of all components have

Li, Haijun

403

A Method to Modify RMT using Short-Time Behavior in Chaotic Systems  

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We discuss a modification to Random Matrix Theory eigenstate statistics, that systematically takes into account the non-universal short-time behavior of chaotic systems. The method avoids diagonalization of the Hamiltonian, instead requiring only a knowledge of short-time dynamics for a chaotic system or ensemble of similar systems. Standard Random Matrix Theory and semiclassical predictions are recovered in the limits of zero Ehrenfest time and infinite Heisenberg time, respectively. As examples, we discuss wave function autocorrelations and cross-correlations, and show how the approach leads to a significant improvement in accuracy for simple chaotic systems where comparison can be made with brute-force diagonalization.

A. Matthew Smith; Lev Kaplan

2009-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

404

The Theory of Random Dynamical Systems and its Applications Tsir elson(1975) Yor(1992)  

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, a complex analogue of a devil's staircase function appears ([H. Sumi: Random complex dynamics and semigroups

Sumi, Hiroki

405

Towards an Analysis of Minimaxing of Game Trees with Random Leaf Values \\Lambda  

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@dcs.bbk.ac.uk Abstract Random minimaxing introduced in [BEAL94] is the process of using a random static evalu­ ation the standard minimax procedure. The experiments carried out by Beal and Smith [BEAL94] using random minimaxing justification for Beal and Smith's experiments. In particular we show that, with respect to chess, random

Levene, Mark

406

On the concentration of eigenvalues of random symmetric matrices Michael Krivelevich  

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. The semi-circle law. For 1 i j n let aij be real valued independent random variables satisfying: 1 concentration results for the eigen- values of random symmetric matrices. Thus, instead of trying to calculate-th largest eigenvalue of a random symmetric n-by-n matrix with independent random entries of absolute value

Alon, Noga

407

txH2O: Volume 6, Number 1 (Complete)  

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citizens. Bridging the gap between scientific research results and those needing the information is at the heart of our purpose as an institute. In addition to txH2O, the institute produces four print and web publications, news releases, technical... number 1, Special Edition 2010 txH2O is published three times a year by the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI), which is part of Texas AgriLife Research, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, and the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture...

Texas Water Resources Institute

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

txH20; Volume 6, Number 1 (Complete)  

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citizens. Bridging the gap between scientific research results and those needing the information is at the heart of our purpose as an institute. In addition to txH2O, the institute produces four print and web publications, news releases, technical... number 1, Special Edition 2010 txH2O is published three times a year by the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI), which is part of Texas AgriLife Research, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, and the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture...

Wythe, Kathy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Self-healing organic-dye-based random lasers  

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One of the primary difficulties in the implementation of organic-dye-based random lasers is the tendency of organic dyes to irreversibly photodecay. In this letter we report the observation of "reversible" photodegradation in a Rhodamine 6G and ZrO$_2$ nanoparticle doped polyurethane random laser. We find that during degradation the emission broadens, redshifts, and decreases in intensity. After degradation the system is observed to self-heal leading to the emission returning to its pristine intensity, giving a recovery efficiency of 100%. While the peak intensity fully recovers, the process is not strictly "reversible" as the emission after recovery is still found to be broadened and redshifted. The combination of the peak emission fully recovering and the broadening of the emission leads to a remarkable result: the random laser cycled through degradation and recovery has a greater integrated emission intensity than the pristine system.

Anderson, Benjamin R; Eilers, Hergen

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Statistics of Stationary Points of Random Finite Polynomial Potentials  

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The stationary points (SPs) of the potential energy landscapes (PELs) of multivariate random potentials (RPs) have found many applications in many areas of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematical Biology. However, there are few reliable methods available which can find all the SPs accurately. Hence, one has to rely on indirect methods such as Random Matrix theory. With a combination of the numerical polynomial homotopy continuation method and a certification method, we obtain all the certified SPs of the most general polynomial RP for each sample chosen from the Gaussian distribution with mean 0 and variance 1. While obtaining many novel results for the finite size case of the RP, we also discuss the implications of our results on mathematics of random systems and string theory landscapes.

Mehta, Dhagash; Sun, Chuang

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Ramanujan's Harmonic Number Expansion into Negative Powers of a Triangular Number  

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An algebraic transformation of the DeTemple-Wang half-integer approximation to the harmonic series produces the general formula and error estimate for the Ramanujan expansion for the nth harmonic number into negative powers of the nth triangular number. We also discuss the history of the Ramanujan expansion for the nth harmonic number as well as sharp estimates of its accuracy, with complete proofs, and we compare it with other approximative formulas.

Mark B. Villarino

2007-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

412

Mass-induced transition in fermion number  

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We show that if we increase the mass of fermions in interaction with a topological (kink) scalar background in 1+1 dimensions, the fractional fermion number of the system will eventually vanish. The transition is sharp and corresponds to the disappearance of localized states from the spectrum of a Dirac operator which is exactly solvable. Possible applications to different physical systems are discussed.

Aragao de Carvalho, C.; Pureza, J. M.

1989-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

413

Write your extension number on this card.  

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and slide it down. Press here to remove the stand. 1 Use the key hole slots on the stand to mark Press here jack. illustrations. for a secure fit. T7100 Telephone User Card 1-800-4 NORTEL www of your display. 1. Press . 2. Press / to to select a contrast level. The higher the number the higher

414

Estimate octane numbers using an enhanced method  

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An improved model, based on the Twu-Coon method, is not only internally consistent, but also retains the same level of accuracy as the previous model in predicting octanes of gasoline blends. The enhanced model applies the same binary interaction parameters to components in each gasoline cut and their blends. Thus, the enhanced model can blend gasoline cuts in any order, in any combination or from any splitting of gasoline cuts and still yield the identical value of octane number for blending the same number of gasoline cuts. Setting binary interaction parameters to zero for identical gasoline cuts during the blending process is not required. The new model changes the old model`s methodology so that the same binary interaction parameters can be applied between components inside a gasoline cut as are applied to the same components between gasoline cuts. The enhanced model is more consistent in methodology than the original model, but it has equal accuracy for predicting octane numbers of gasoline blends, and it has the same number of binary interaction parameters. The paper discusses background, enhancement of the Twu-Coon interaction model, and three examples: blend of 2 identical gasoline cuts, blend of 3 gasoline cuts, and blend of the same 3 gasoline cuts in a different order.

Twu, C.H.; Coon, J.E. [Simulation Sciences Inc., Brea, CA (United States)

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Student's Department: Course/Section Number  

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Student's Department: Course/Section Number: Course Title: Instructor: Explanation of why coursework has not yet been completed: Description of coursework remaining to be completed: Graduate Student is Requested: Arts & Sciences Students: Shriver Hall 28 (Graduate Affairs and Admissions Office) Engineering

Weaver, Harold A. "Hal"

416

STUDENT HANDBOOK Table of Contents Page Number  

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STUDENT HANDBOOK Campus #12;Table of Contents Page Number Welcome 1 The School 1 Mission Statement Student Resources 8 Financial Aid and Funding Sources Writing Supports 9 Special Needs Computers Libraries RefWorks 10 Student Services 11 Administrative Information 14 Student ID, and Email Accounts U of R

Saskatchewan, University of

417

Master Project Assessment Form Student: ID number  

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Master Project Assessment Form Student: ID number: Master Program: Graduation supervisor Graduation presentation Defense Execution of the project Grade Signature of supervisor Date * Hand in at the student administration (MF 3.068) together with an official result form (uitslagbon) #12;"Master Project

Franssen, Michael

418

Volume 53, Number 01 January 5, 2013  

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Abstract Nos. 1,137,120--1,137,819 T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Abstract Page Number GEOLOGY...................................................................53 ..............1,137,528 PRODUCING OIL & GAS/affirmative action institution. #12;GEOLOGY GEOLOGY ALASKA 1,137,120 DEVELOPMENT OF PETROLEUM SYSTEMS IN NORTHERN

Reynolds, Albert C.

419

Project Name Project Number Tagging Type  

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Project Name Project Number Primary Tagging Type Secondary Tagging Type Fish Species Tagging/ Secondary Legal Driver (BiOp, MOA, Accord, etc.) Tagging Purpose Funded Entity Tagging Location Retrieval CWT Recovery Project 2010-036-00 CWT PIT Chinook, coho retrieval, analysis, address PSMFC sampling

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Paper Number (Assigned by IFPE Staff)  

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Paper Number (Assigned by IFPE Staff) Compressed Air Energy Storage for Offshore Wind Turbines pumped hydro, compressed air energy storage, a variety of battery chemistries, capacitors, flywheels of this paper, compressed air energy storage, is highly scalable, reasonably inexpensive, provides moderate ramp

Li, Perry Y.

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Report Number: _____________ UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER  

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Report Number: _____________ UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER EMPLOYEE SAFETY HAZARD REPORT health, life or property are to be reported by phone to "7777" on campus and "911" off campus. Employees are to use this form to report other hazards. The employee is then to distribute copies of this completed

Kim, Duck O.

422

Reference number ISO 8601:2004(E)  

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Reference number ISO 8601:2004(E) ISO 2004 INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO 8601 Third edition 2004'heure #12;ISO 8601:2004(E) PDF disclaimer This PDF file may contain embedded typefaces. In accordance. The ISO Central Secretariat accepts no liability in this area. Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems

Wu, Shiliang

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The New Element Curium (Atomic Number 96)  

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Two isotopes of the element with atomic number 96 have been produced by the helium-ion bombardment of plutonium. The name curium, symbol Cm, is proposed for element 96. The chemical experiments indicate that the most stable oxidation state of curium is the III state.

Seaborg, G. T.; James, R. A.; Ghiorso, A.

1948-00-00T23:59:59.000Z

424

Building Grassmann Numbers from PI-Algebras  

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This works deals with the formal mathematical structure of so called Grassmann Numbers applied to Theoretical Physics, which is a basic concept on Berezin integration. To achieve this purpose we make use of some constructions from relative modern Polynomial Identity Algebras (PI-Algebras) applied to the special case of the Grassmann algebra.

Ricardo M. Bentin; Sergio Mota

2012-04-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Paper Number: 023084 An ASAE Meeting Presentation  

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applications. In these terms, quality comprehends all factors influencing the system like accuracy, speedPaper Number: 023084 An ASAE Meeting Presentation Spatio-Temporal Quality of Precision Farming and Land Management, Chair of Geodesy, Arcisstrasse 21, D 80290 Munich Written for presentation

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Secure Communication Scheme Based on Asymptotic Model of Deterministic Randomness  

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We propose a new cryptosystem by combing the Lissajous map, which is the asymptotic model of deterministic randomness, with the one-way coupled map lattice (OCML) system. The key space, the encryption efficiency, and the security are investigated. We find that the parameter sensitivity can reach the computational precision when the system size is only three, all the lattice outputs can be treated as key stream parallelly, and the system is resistible against various attacks including the differential-like chosen cipher attack. The findings of this paper are a strong indication of the importance of deterministic randomness in secure communications.

Jiantao Zhou; Wenjiang Pei; Kai Wang; Jie Huang; Zhenya He

2005-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

427

Concave Majorants of Random Walks and Related Poisson Processes  

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We offer a unified approach to the theory of concave majorants of random walks by providing a path transformation for a walk of finite length that leaves the law of the walk unchanged whilst providing complete information about the concave majorant. This leads to a description of a walk of random geometric length as a Poisson point process of excursions away from its concave majorant, which is then used to find a complete description of the concave majorant for a walk of infinite length. In the case where subsets of increments may have the same arithmetic mean, we investigate three nested compositions that naturally arise from our construction of the concave majorant.

Abramson, Josh

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Unzipping an adsorbed polymer in a dirty or random environment  

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The phase diagram of unzipping of an adsorbed directed polymer in two dimensions in a random medium has been determined. Both the hard-wall and the soft-wall cases are considered. Exact solutions for the pure problem with different affinities on the two sides are given. The results obtained by the numerical procedure adopted here are shown to agree with the exact results for the pure case. The characteristic exponents for unzipping for the random problem are different from the pure case. The distribution functions for the unzipped length, first bubble, and the spacer are determined.

Rajeev Kapri; Somendra M. Bhattacharjee

2005-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

429

Physical random bit generation from chaotic solitary laser diode  

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We demonstrate the physical generation of random bits at high bit rates (> 100 Gb/s) using optical chaos from a solitary laser diode and therefore without the complex addition of either external optical feedback or injection. This striking result is obtained despite the low dimension and relatively small bandwidth of the laser chaos, i.e. two characteristics that have been so far considered as limiting the performances of optical chaos-based applications. We unambiguously attribute the successful randomness at high speed to the physics of the laser chaotic polarization dynamics and the resulting growth rate of the dynamical entropy.

Martin Virte; Emeric Mercier; Hugo Thienpont; Krassimir Panajotov; Marc Sciamanna

2014-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

430

Multi-Boson Correlation Interferometry and Boson Sampling in Time  

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We develop a general description of multi-boson interference based on correlated measurements in arbitrary passive linear interferometers for single input bosons with arbitrary temporal distributions. Our results allow us to fully describe boson sampling in time at the output of a random interferometer, in which the sampling takes place not only over the interferometer output ports but also over the joint-detection times. For any joint detection, both the time-dependent probability density and the time-averaged probability can be expressed by the permanents of matrices depending on the interferometer evolution and on the boson temporal distributions.

Vincenzo Tamma; Simon Laibacher

2014-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

431

On the Equilibrium State of a Small System with Random Matrix Coupling to Its Environment  

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We consider a random matrix model of interaction between a small $n$-level system, $S$, and its environment, a $N$-level heat reservoir, $R$. The interaction between $S$ and $R$ is modeled by a tensor product of a fixed $% n\\times n$ matrix and a $N\\times N$ hermitian Gaussian random matrix. We show that under certain "macroscopicity" conditions on $R$, the reduced density matrix of the system $\\rho _{S}=\\mathrm{Tr}_{R}\\rho _{S\\cup R}^{(eq)} $, is given by $\\rho _{S}^{(c)}\\sim \\exp {\\{-\\beta H_{S}\\}}$, where $H_{S}$ is the Hamiltonian of the isolated system. This holds for all strengths of the interaction and thus gives some justification for using $% \\rho _{S}^{(c)}$ to describe some nano-systems, like biopolymers, in equilibrium with their environment \\cite{Se:12}. Our results extend those obtained previously in \\cite{Le-Pa:03,Le-Co:07} for a special two-level system.

Joel L. Lebowitz; Leonid Pastur

2015-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

432

The Lyapunov spectrum of the many-dimensional dilute random Lorentz gas  

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For a better understanding of the chaotic behavior of systems of many moving particles it is useful to look at other systems with many degrees of freedom. An interesting example is the high-dimensional Lorentz gas, which, just like a system of moving hard spheres, may be interpreted as a dynamical system consisting of a point particle in a high-dimensional phase space, moving among fixed scatterers. In this paper, we calculate the full spectrum of Lyapunov exponents for the dilute random Lorentz gas in an arbitrary number of dimensions. We find that the spectrum becomes flatter with increasing dimensionality. Furthermore, for fixed collision frequency the separation between the largest Lyapunov exponent and the second largest one increases logarithmically with dimensionality, whereas the separations between Lyapunov exponents of given indices not involving the largest one, go to fixed limits.

Astrid S. de Wijn; Henk van Beijeren

2004-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

433

Random Walks, Markov Processes and the Multiscale Modular Organization of Complex Networks  

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Most methods proposed to uncover communities in complex networks rely on combinatorial graph properties. Usually an edge-counting quality function, such as modularity, is optimized over all partitions of the graph compared against a null random graph model. Here we introduce a systematic dynamical framework to design and analyze a wide variety of quality functions for community detection. The quality of a partition is measured by its Markov Stability, a time-parametrized function defined in terms of the statistical properties of a Markov process taking place on the graph. The Markov process provides a dynamical sweeping across all scales in the graph, and the time scale is an intrinsic parameter that uncovers communities at different resolutions. This dynamic-based community detection leads to a compound optimization, which favours communities of comparable centrality (as defined by the stationary distribution), and provides a unifying framework for spectral algorithms, as well as different heuristics for com...

Lambiotte, Renaud; Barahona, Mauricio

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

ELEMENTARY APPROACH TO SELF-ASSEMBLY AND ELASTIC PROPERTIES OF RANDOM COPOLYMERS  

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The authors have mapped the physics of a system of random copolymers onto a time-dependent density functional-type field theory using techniques of functional integration. Time in the theory is merely a label for the location of a given monomer along the extent of a flexible chain. We derive heuristically within this approach a non-local constraint which prevents segments on chains in the system from straying too far from each other, and leads to self-assembly. The structure factor is then computed in a straightforward fashion. The long wave-length limit of the structure factor is used to obtain the elastic modulus of the network. It is shown that there is a surprising competition between the degree of micro-phase separation and the elastic moduli of the system.

S. M. CHITANVIS

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Spectra of random Hermitian matrices with a small-rank external source: supercritical and subcritical regimes  

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Random Hermitian matrices with a source term arise, for instance, in the study of non-intersecting Brownian walkers \\cite{Adler:2009a, Daems:2007} and sample covariance matrices \\cite{Baik:2005}. We consider the case when the $n\\times n$ external source matrix has two distinct real eigenvalues: $a$ with multiplicity $r$ and zero with multiplicity $n-r$. The source is small in the sense that $r$ is finite or $r=\\mathcal O(n^\\gamma)$, for $0subcritical regime) the external source has no leading-order effect on the eigenvalues, while for $|a|$ sufficiently large (the supercritical regime) $r$ eigenvalues exit the bulk of the spectrum and behave as the eigenvalues of $r\\times r$ Gaussian unitary ensemble (GUE). We establish the universality of these results for a general class of analytic potentials in the supercritical and subcritical regimes.

Marco Bertola; Robert Buckingham; Seung-Yeop Lee; Virgil U. Pierce

2010-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

436

Limiting results for the free energy of directed polymers in random environment with unbounded jumps  

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We study asymptotic behaviors of the free energy for the directed polymer in random environment. The polymer is allowed to make unbounded jumps and the environment is given by the Bernoulli variables. We first establish the existence and continuity including the negative infinity value of the coupling constant $\\beta$. Our proof of existence at $\\beta=-\\infty$ differs from existing ones in that it avoids the direct use of subadditivity. Secondly, we identify the asymptotics of the free energy at $\\beta=-\\infty$ in the limit of the success probability of the Bernoulli variables tending to one. It is described by using the so-called time constant of a certain directed first passage percolation. Our proof relies on a certain continuity property of the time constant, which is of independent interest.

Francis Comets; Ryoki Fukushima; Shuta Nakajima; Nobuo Yoshida

2015-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

437

TIME--INTEGRATION COMPUTATIONAL  

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.5000 MACH NUMBER from 0.0000 to 0.3825 # # #12; # # Vortical Flow around a F18 # # #12; #12; # # Steady

Stanford University

438

Randomized Auction Design for Electricity Markets between Grids and Microgrids  

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Randomized Auction Design for Electricity Markets between Grids and Microgrids Linquan Zhang Dept power markets with grid-to-microgrid and microgrid-to-grid energy sales are studied, with an auction of algorithms General Terms Algorithms, Design, Economics Keywords Power Grid; Microgrids; Unit Commitment

Li, Zongpeng

439

Randomized Load Balancing by Joining and Splitting Bins James Aspnes  

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Consider the following load balancing scenario: a certain amount of work load is distributed among a setRandomized Load Balancing by Joining and Splitting Bins James Aspnes Yitong Yin § 1 Introduction, one of the existing machines gives some of its load to the new machine; and upon a departure

Aspnes, James

440

A randomized global optimization method for protein-protein docking  

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Several software packages already exist for this purpose and it can be safely assumed ... configuration found by a good algorithm has a total energy which is much ... A quite detailed survey and numerical comparison of stochas- ... by randomly perturbing the current one), Metropolis Monte Carlo simulated annealing, in.

2003-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Random Profiles of Laser Marks S. Saloomeh Shariati1  

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of the random profile of laser marks that are engraved on the surface or in the bulk of physical objects. Given is Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tag that contains digital identifier used to authenticate a credit card and serves as an identification tag. For a more in-depth view of PUF and its use

Nesterov, Yurii

442

Radiative transport limit for the random Schrodinger Guillaume Bal  

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Radiative transport limit for the random Schr¨odinger equation Guillaume Bal George Papanicolaou converges to the solution of a radiative transport equation. The propagation of wave energy in a scattering Leonid Ryzhik May 8, 2002 Abstract We give a detailed mathematical analysis of the radiative transport

Papanicolaou, George C.

443

Random Forest Classification for Training a Brain Computer Interface (BCI)  

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Random Forest Classification for Training a Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Abstract1 Brain brain activity. Most3 existing BCIs detect specific mental activity in a so-called synchronous4 paradigm extraction7 followed by a classification scheme to detect intentions from the brain8 signal. In this paper

de Freitas, Nando

444

Tight Hamilton Cycles in Random Uniform Hypergraphs Andrzej Dudek  

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Tight Hamilton Cycles in Random Uniform Hypergraphs Andrzej Dudek Alan Frieze June 28, 2011 Abstract In this paper we show that e/n is the sharp threshold for the existence of tight Hamilton cycles also determine thresholds for the existence of other types of Hamilton cycles. 1 Introduction

Frieze, Alan

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Loose Hamilton Cycles in Random 3-Uniform Hypergraphs  

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Loose Hamilton Cycles in Random 3-Uniform Hypergraphs Alan Frieze Submitted: Jan 4, 2010; Accepted hypergraph H = Hn,p;3 each possible triple appears independently with probability p. A loose Hamilton cycle such that if p K log n n2 then limn 4|n Pr(Hn,p;3 contains a loose Hamilton cycle) = 1. 1 Introduction

Frieze, Alan

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Compatible Hamilton cycles in random graphs Michael Krivelevich  

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Compatible Hamilton cycles in random graphs Michael Krivelevich Choongbum Lee Benny Sudakov, there exists a properly colored Hamilton cycle. Furthermore, our proof can be easily modified to show, there exists a Hamilton cycle in which all edges have distinct colors (i.e., a rainbow Hamilton cycle). 1

Sudakov, Benjamin

447

Random complex dynamics and devil's coliseums Hiroki Sumi  

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. It turns out that T is a complex analogue of the devil's staircase, and we call T a "devil's coliseum." We on the Julia set of G, which is a thin fractal set. Moreover, under this condition, we investigate, random iteration, Markov process, Julia sets, fractal geometry, (backward) iterated function systems

Sumi, Hiroki

448

Maximizing Service Reliability in Distributed Computing Systems with Random Node  

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Maximizing Service Reliability in Distributed Computing Systems with Random Node Failures: Theory Member, IEEE Abstract--In distributed computing systems (DCSs) where server nodes can fail permanently with nonzero probability, the system performance can be assessed by means of the service reliability, defined

Hayat, Majeed M.

449

Randomization in Traffic Information Sharing Systems Masaaki Tanizaki  

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, we consider a traffic information sharing system based on Floating Car Data (FCD). FCD is oneRandomization in Traffic Information Sharing Systems Masaaki Tanizaki Intelligent Media Systems to the server. The traffic information sharing system broadcasts speed information updated by such transmission

Wolfson, Ouri E.

450

A Pipelined Turbo Decoder with Random Convolutional Interleaver Werner Henkel  

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A Pipelined Turbo Decoder with Random Convolutional Interleaver Werner Henkel University of Applied: jusif, sayir¡ @ftw.at Abstract-- This paper describes a pipelined iterative decoder ("Turbo" decoder. INTRODUCTION SINCE the introduction of "Turbo" codes in 1993 [1] the coding community has put much effort

Henkel, Werner

451

A Random Server Model for Private Information Retrieval or  

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model for PIR (or SPIR), which allows us to achieve significant improvements both in terms of securityA Random Server Model for Private Information Retrieval or How to Achieve Information Theoretic PIR, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA fshafi,talg@theory.lcs.mit.edu Abstract. Private information retrieval (PIR

Goldwasser, Shafi

452

Plasmonic waves of a semi-infinite random nanocomposite  

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The dispersion curves of the plasmonic waves of a semi-infinite random metal-dielectric nanocomposite, consisting of bulk metal embedded with dielectric inclusions, are presented. Two branches of p-polarized surface plasmon-polariton modes are found to exist. The possibility of experimentally observing the surface waves by attenuated total reflection is demonstrated.

Moradi, Afshin [Department of Basic Sciences, Kermanshah University of Technology, Kermanshah, Iran and Department of Nano Science, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)] [Department of Basic Sciences, Kermanshah University of Technology, Kermanshah, Iran and Department of Nano Science, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2013-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

453

Ecient Blind and Partially Blind Signatures Without Random Oracles  

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Ecient Blind and Partially Blind Signatures Without Random Oracles Tatsuaki Okamoto NTT eective in many applications (e.g., blind signatures, group signatures, anonymous credentials etc.) than, this paper presents ecient blind signatures and par- tially blind signatures that are secure in the standard

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Efficient Blind and Partially Blind Signatures Without Random Oracles  

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Efficient Blind and Partially Blind Signatures Without Random Oracles Tatsuaki Okamoto NTT effective in many applications (e.g., blind signatures, group signatures, anonymous credentials etc.) than, this paper presents efficient blind signatures and par tially blind signatures that are secure

455

Stochastic Online Learning for Network Optimization under Unknown Random Weights  

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the results to general network optimization problems (e.g., minimum spanning tree and dominating set minimum spanning tree and minimum (connected) dominating set. Consider a communication network where1 Stochastic Online Learning for Network Optimization under Unknown Random Weights Keqin Liu

Zhao, Qing

456

Sorting and Selection with Random Costs Stanislav Angelov1  

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of the minimum spanning tree [10]. The second and third models are related to the study of random partially in models other than the unit-cost comparison model. This work treats a natural stochastic variant comparison costs are either 1 or . In this paper we study a natural stochastic variant of the sorting problem

McGregor, Andrew

457

On Painleve Related Functions Arising in Random Matrix Theory  

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In deriving large n probability distribution function of the rightmost eigenvalue from the classical Random Matrix Theory Ensembles, one is faced with que question of ?finding large n asymptotic of certain coupled set of functions. This paper presents some of these functions in a new light.

Leonard N. Choup

2011-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

458

Panel Damping Loss Factor Estimation Using The Random Decrement Technique  

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The use of the Random Decrement Technique (RDT) for estimating panel damping loss factors ranging from 1% to 10% is examined in a systematic way, with a focus on establishing the various parameters one must specify to use the technique to the best...

Dande, Himanshu Amol

2010-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

459

Materials Selection for Oxide-based Resistive Random Access Memories  

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The energies of atomic processes in resistive random access memories (RRAMs) are calculated for four typical oxides, HfO2, TiO2, Ta 2O5, and Al2O3, to define a materials selection process. O vacancies have the lowest defect formation energy in the O...

Guo, Yuzheng; Robertson, John

2014-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

460

On the Singular Values of Gaussian Random Jianhong Shen  

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, Wishart Ensemble, thermodynamic limit, pseudo-Coulomb gas, circle law, quadrant law. To appear in Linear motivations and applications can be found in several important areas: condensed matter physics, statistical [3, 4, 5, 6, 23]). From the physics point of view, the dominance of spectral analysis for random

Soatto, Stefano

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Weakly interacting Bose gas in a random environment  

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is added to the system. BEC in a random environment was observed in the superfluid phase of 4He in Vycor glass or aerogels,17 in 3He in aerogels,18 and in ultracold alkali atoms in disordered traps.19?26 Most of the papers concentrate on the possibility...

Falco, G. M.; Nattermann, T.; Pokrovsky, Valery L.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Review of ProbabilityReview of Probability Random Variable  

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of day 3) Stock Market at close 4) Height of wheel going over a rocky road #12;3/28 Random Variable ! Non-examples 1) `Heads' or `Tails' on coin 2) Red or Black ball from urn ! Basic Idea ­ don't know how · Stocks Continuous RV · Temperature · Wheel height #12;5/28 Given Continuous RV X... What

Fowler, Mark

463

An inverse random source scattering problem in inhomogeneous ...  

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Feb 4, 2011 ... Received 27 August 2010, in final form 16 December 2010 .... the It sense which is commonly used as a model for the white noise, i.e. a spatial Gaussian random field. Throughout the paper, we assume that f, g, and h are the.

P Li

2011-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

464

Fully Anonymous Group Signatures without Random Oracles Jens Groth #  

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signature schemes that avoid the random oracle model. Bellare, Micciancio and Warinschi [BMW03] suggested their scheme is not secure in the BMW/BSZ­models. Boyen and Waters [BW06, BW07] suggest group signatures that are secure against key exposure attacks. Their constructions are secure in a restricted version of the BMW

465

Conditional Random Fields for Morphological Analysis of Wireless ECG Signals  

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Conditional Random Fields for Morphological Analysis of Wireless ECG Signals Annamalai Natarajan recording of ECG signals. This capability has diverse applications in the study of human health and behavior present a novel approach to the problem of extracting the morphological structure of ECG signals based

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

466

Biomedical Image Classification with Random Subwindows and Decision Trees  

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Biomedical Image Classification with Random Subwindows and Decision Trees Rapha¨el Mar´ee, Pierre a problem of biomedical image classification that involves the automatic classification of x-ray images in terms of subwindow relevance. 1 Introduction International Workshop on Computer Vision for Biomedical

Wehenkel, Louis

467

Extremal shot noises, heavy tails and maxstable random fields.  

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Extremal shot noises, heavy tails and max­stable random fields. Clément Dombry # May 31, 2010 Abstract We consider the extremal shot noise defined by M(y) = sup{mh(y - x); (x, m) # #}, where function. Extremal shot noises naturally appear in extreme value theory as a model for spatial extremes

Recanati, Catherine

468

Segmentation Conditional Random Fields (SCRFs): A New Approach for  

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Segmentation Conditional Random Fields (SCRFs): A New Approach for Protein Fold Recognition Yan Liu, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA vanathi@cbmi.pitt.edu Abstract. Protein fold recognition is an important.e. the supersecondary structures or protein folds. There has been significant work on predicting some well-defined types

Carbonell, Jaime

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SPECTRAL MEASURE OF LARGE RANDOM HANKEL, MARKOV AND TOEPLITZ MATRICES  

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mean and unit variance, scaling the eigen- values by n we prove the almost sure, weak convergence smooth density given by the free convolution of the semi-circle and normal densities. For symmetric of symmetric random matrices of dimension n converges, as n , to the semi-circle law (also called the Sato

Jiang, Tiefeng

470

EECS 495: Randomized Algorithms Lecture 10 Semi-definite Programming  

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eigen- value is violating constraint Rounding the SDP Goal: Want (i, j) to be cut when (1-vi·vj)/2EECS 495: Randomized Algorithms Lecture 10 Semi-definite Programming Reading: Text: Williamson a graph with small max cut but large LP value, e.g., square plus diagonal. Can strengthen with more

Immorlica, Nicole

471

Sensitivity in risk analyses with uncertain numbers.  

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Sensitivity analysis is a study of how changes in the inputs to a model influence the results of the model. Many techniques have recently been proposed for use when the model is probabilistic. This report considers the related problem of sensitivity analysis when the model includes uncertain numbers that can involve both aleatory and epistemic uncertainty and the method of calculation is Dempster-Shafer evidence theory or probability bounds analysis. Some traditional methods for sensitivity analysis generalize directly for use with uncertain numbers, but, in some respects, sensitivity analysis for these analyses differs from traditional deterministic or probabilistic sensitivity analyses. A case study of a dike reliability assessment illustrates several methods of sensitivity analysis, including traditional probabilistic assessment, local derivatives, and a ''pinching'' strategy that hypothetically reduces the epistemic uncertainty or aleatory uncertainty, or both, in an input variable to estimate the reduction of uncertainty in the outputs. The prospects for applying the methods to black box models are also considered.

Tucker, W. Troy; Ferson, Scott

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Riemann zeros, prime numbers and fractal potentials  

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Using two distinct inversion techniques, the local one-dimensional potentials for the Riemann zeros and prime number sequence are reconstructed. We establish that both inversion techniques, when applied to the same set of levels, lead to the same fractal potential. This provides numerical evidence that the potential obtained by inversion of a set of energy levels is unique in one-dimension. We also investigate the fractal properties of the reconstructed potentials and estimate the fractal dimensions to be $D=1.5$ for the Riemann zeros and $D = 1.8$ for the prime numbers. This result is somewhat surprising since the nearest-neighbour spacings of the Riemann zeros are known to be chaotically distributed whereas the primes obey almost poisson-like statistics. Our findings show that the fractal dimension is dependent on both the level-statistics and spectral rigidity, $\\Delta_3$, of the energy levels.

Brandon P. van Zyl; D. A. W. Hutchinson

2003-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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A crust and upper mantle model of Eurasia and North Africa for Pn travel time calculation  

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We develop a Regional Seismic Travel Time (RSTT) model and methods to account for the first-order effect of the three-dimensional crust and upper mantle on travel times. The model parameterization is a global tessellation of nodes with a velocity profile at each node. Interpolation of the velocity profiles generates a 3-dimensional crust and laterally variable upper mantle velocity. The upper mantle velocity profile at each node is represented as a linear velocity gradient, which enables travel time computation in approximately 1 millisecond. This computational speed allows the model to be used in routine analyses in operational monitoring systems. We refine the model using a tomographic formulation that adjusts the average crustal velocity, mantle velocity at the Moho, and the mantle velocity gradient at each node. While the RSTT model is inherently global and our ultimate goal is to produce a model that provides accurate travel time predictions over the globe, our first RSTT tomography effort covers Eurasia and North Africa, where we have compiled a data set of approximately 600,000 Pn arrivals that provide path coverage over this vast area. Ten percent of the tomography data are randomly selected and set aside for testing purposes. Travel time residual variance for the validation data is reduced by 32%. Based on a geographically distributed set of validation events with epicenter accuracy of 5 km or better, epicenter error using 16 Pn arrivals is reduced by 46% from 17.3 km (ak135 model) to 9.3 km after tomography. Relative to the ak135 model, the median uncertainty ellipse area is reduced by 68% from 3070 km{sup 2} to 994 km{sup 2}, and the number of ellipses with area less than 1000 km{sup 2}, which is the area allowed for onsite inspection under the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, is increased from 0% to 51%.

Myers, S; Begnaud, M; Ballard, S; Pasyanos, M; Phillips, W S; Ramirez, A; Antolik, M; Hutchenson, K; Dwyer, J; Rowe, C; Wagner, G

2009-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Small Ramsey Numbers Stanislaw P. Radziszowski  

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, March 25 ElJC revision #3 1997, July 11 ElJC revision #4 1998, July 9 ElJC revision #5 1999, July 5 El of Technology Rochester, NY 14623, spr@cs.rit.edu http://www.cs.rit.edu/~spr Submitted: June 11, 1994; Revision Subject Number 05C55 Revisions 1993, February preliminary version, RIT-TR-93-009 [Ra2] 1994, July 3 first

Radziszowski, Stanislaw P.

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Climate Zone Number 5 | Open Energy Information  

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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: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating SolarElectricEnergyCTBarreisVolcanicPower Address: 13615Boulder27. Logo: TheNumber

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Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 7  

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Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas September 2006 Volume VI Number 7 Texas A Tribute to Henry M. Hank Beachell Henry Monroe Beachell, co- recipient of the 1996 World Food Prize... was the need for additional research, particularly addressing the development of rice varieties that compete more effectively with weed species, and the development of improved weed and fertilizer management options. The U.S. organic market is projected...

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ARE Update Volume 12, Number 1  

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of second genera- tion biofuels may take some time andFood Versus Fuel: How Biofuels Make Food More Costly andfood production. The impact of biofuels on food markets came

Sexton, Steven E; Rajagopal, Deepak; Zilberman, David D; Aker, Jenny

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Page 1 of 19 Examination Identification Number  

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, as established by a Copyright Board tariff (the "Tariff"). Suggested Time for Question 1: 5 Minutes (5) 1 that the Tariff was duly certified by the Copyright Board, that the Tariff sets out the bases for calculating

MacMillan, Andrew

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Volume 72, Numbers 3 & 4 (Complete)  

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Sharpe, Rebranding Rule: The Restoration and Revolution Monarchy, 1660-1714. Review by catherine patterson ................................ 241 Donna Merwick, Stuyvesant Bound: An Essay on Loss Across Time. Review by laura cruz...

Dickson, Donald R.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Volume 13, Number 6 9 June 2012  

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small-scale heterogeneities due to the effect of shear localization. The Neoproterozoic CaB has-times recorded at $1300 stations within the upgraded China National Seismic Network, and 9 temporary arrays

Allen, Richard M.

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481

THE NEW ELEMENT BERKELIUM (ATOMIC NUMBER 97)  

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of time from rare earth elements and from the actinidea group from the rare earth elements before using the columnpositions of some rare earth elements was obtained and these

Thompson, S.G.; Ghiorso, A.; Seaborg, G.T.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Large-Scale Uncertainty and Error Analysis for Time-dependent Fluid/Structure Interactions in Wind Turbine Applications  

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The following is the final report covering the entire period of this aforementioned grant, June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2013 for the portion of the effort corresponding to Stanford University (SU). SU has partnered with Sandia National Laboratories (PI: Mike S. Eldred) and Purdue University (PI: Dongbin Xiu) to complete this research project and this final report includes those contributions made by the members of the team at Stanford. Dr. Eldred is continuing his contributions to this project under a no-cost extension and his contributions to the overall effort will be detailed at a later time (once his effort has concluded) on a separate project submitted by Sandia National Laboratories. At Stanford, the team is made up of Profs. Alonso, Iaccarino, and Duraisamy, post-doctoral researcher Vinod Lakshminarayan, and graduate student Santiago Padron. At Sandia National Laboratories, the team includes Michael Eldred, Matt Barone, John Jakeman, and Stefan Domino, and at Purdue University, we have Prof. Dongbin Xiu as our main collaborator. The overall objective of this project was to develop a novel, comprehensive methodology for uncertainty quantification by combining stochastic expansions (nonintrusive polynomial chaos and stochastic collocation), the adjoint approach, and fusion with experimental data to account for aleatory and epistemic uncertainties from random variable, random field, and model form sources. The expected outcomes of this activity were detailed in the proposal and are repeated here to set the stage for the results that we have generated during the time period of execution of this project: 1. The rigorous determination of an error budget comprising numerical errors in physical space and statistical errors in stochastic space and its use for optimal allocation of resources; 2. A considerable increase in efficiency when performing uncertainty quantification with a large number of uncertain variables in complex non-linear multi-physics problems; 3. A solution to the long-time integration problem of spectral chaos approaches; 4. A rigorous methodology to account for aleatory and epistemic uncertainties, to emphasize the most important variables via dimension reduction and dimension-adaptive refinement, and to support fusion with experimental data using Bayesian inference; 5. The application of novel methodologies to time-dependent reliability studies in wind turbine applications including a number of efforts relating to the uncertainty quantification in vertical-axis wind turbine applications. In this report, we summarize all accomplishments in the project (during the time period specified) focusing on advances in UQ algorithms and deployment efforts to the wind turbine application area. Detailed publications in each of these areas have also been completed and are available from the respective conference proceedings and journals as detailed in a later section.

Alonso, Juan J. [Stanford University; Iaccarino, Gianluca [Stanford University

2013-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

483

System and method for simultaneously collecting serial number information from numerous identity tags  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A system and method are disclosed for simultaneously collecting serial number information reports from numerous colliding coded-radio-frequency identity tags. Each tag has a unique multi-digit serial number that is stored in non-volatile RAM. A reader transmits an ASCII coded ``D`` character on a carrier of about 900 MHz and a power illumination field having a frequency of about 1.6 Ghz. A one MHz tone is modulated on the 1.6 Ghz carrier as a timing clock for a microprocessor in each of the identity tags. Over a thousand such tags may be in the vicinity and each is powered-up and clocked by the 1.6 Ghz power illumination field. Each identity tag looks for the ``D`` interrogator modulated on the 900 MHz carrier, and each uses a digit of its serial number to time a response. Clear responses received by the reader are repeated for verification. If no verification or a wrong number is received by any identity tag, it uses a second digital together with the first to time out a more extended period for response. Ultimately, the entire serial number will be used in the worst case collision environments; and since the serial numbers are defined as being unique, the final possibility will be successful because a clear time-slot channel will be available. 5 figs.

Doty, M.A.

1997-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

484

Carbon Resistive Random Access Memory Materials -CareRAMM An FP7 NMP Project led by the University of Exeter and in collaboration with IBM Research  

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Carbon Resistive Random Access Memory Materials - CareRAMM An FP7 NMP Project led by the University, super-paramagnetic limits in magnetic disk storage). In this context the time is ripe for intensive capable of implementation in a flexible format are thus essential. It is in this context that carbon

Mumby, Peter J.

485

Halo occupation numbers and galaxy bias  

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We propose a heuristic model that displays the main features of realistic theories for galaxy bias. We show that the low-order clustering statistics of the dark-matter distribution depend almost entirely on the locations and density profiles of dark-matter haloes. A hypothetical galaxy catalogue depends on (i) the efficiency of galaxy formation, as manifested by the halo occupation number -- the number of galaxies brighter than some sample limit contained in a halo of a given mass; (ii) the location of these galaxies within their halo. The first factor is constrained by the empirical luminosity function of groups. For the second factor, we assume that one galaxy marks the halo centre, with any remaining galaxies acting as satellites that trace the halo mass. These simple assumptions amount to a recipe for non-local bias, in which the probability of finding a galaxy is not a simple function of its local mass density. We have applied this prescription to some CDM models of current interest, and find that the predictions are close to the observed galaxy correlations for a flat $\\Omega=0.3$ model ($\\Lambda$CDM), but not for an $\\Omega=1$ model with the same power spectrum ($\\tau$CDM). This is an inevitable consequence of cluster normalization for the power spectra: cluster-scale haloes of given mass have smaller core radii for high $\\Omega$, and hence display enhanced small-scale clustering. Finally, the pairwise velocity dispersion of galaxies in the $\\Lambda$CDM model is lower than that of the mass, allowing cluster-normalized models to yield a realistic Mach number for the peculiar velocity field. This is largely due to the strong variation of galaxy-formation efficiency with halo mass that is required in this model.

J. A. Peacock; R. E. Smith

2000-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

486

Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 1  

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responsible for oversight of GM re- search. According to the report released in De- cember of 2005, the OIG found several shortcom- ings in the protocols APHIS had in place to monitor transgenic re- search. According to the re- port, the number of ap- proved..., causing widespread devastation of commercialized crops. Due, in part, to intense public concern regarding GMOs, the USDAs Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a review of the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the agency...

487

Health Code Number (HCN) Development Procedure  

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This report provides the detailed description of health code numbers (HCNs) and the procedure of how each HCN is assigned. It contains many guidelines and rationales of HCNs. HCNs are used in the chemical mixture methodology (CMM), a method recommended by the department of energy (DOE) for assessing health effects as a result of exposures to airborne aerosols in an emergency. The procedure is a useful tool for proficient HCN code developers. Intense training and quality assurance with qualified HCN developers are required before an individual comprehends the procedure to develop HCNs for DOE.

Petrocchi, Rocky; Craig, Douglas K.; Bond, Jayne-Anne; Trott, Donna M.; Yu, Xiao-Ying

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:PhoneNumber | Open Energy Information  

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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: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating Solar PowerstoriesNrelPartnerType Jump to: navigation, searchRelatedTo JumpPhoneNumber

489

Compare Activities by Number of Buildings  

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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 May Jun Jul(Summary) " ,"ClickPipelines About U.S.30Natural Gas Glossary529 633 622 56623 4623 42 180Number of Buildings Compare

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Compare Activities by Number of Computers  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

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491

Climate Zone Number 2 | Open Energy Information  

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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: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating SolarElectricEnergyCTBarreisVolcanicPower Address: 13615Boulder27. Logo: TheNumber 2

492

Climate Zone Number 3 | Open Energy Information  

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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: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating SolarElectricEnergyCTBarreisVolcanicPower Address: 13615Boulder27. Logo: TheNumber 23

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Assignment 1 (1) In a certain random experiment, let A and B be two events such that P(A) = 0.7,  

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has equal probability of 1/38 and we are interested in the number of the slots in which the ball falls of equal face value plus three cards of different values). (8) A box contains four marbles numbered 1 through 4. The marbles are selected one at a time without replacement. A match occurs if marble numbered k

Chen, Chaur-Chin

494

Space--time fluctuations and the spreading of wavepackets  

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Using a density matrix description in space we study the evolution of wavepackets in a fluctuating space-time background. We assume that space-time fluctuations manifest as classical fluctuations of the metric. From the non-relativistic limit of a non-minimally coupled Klein-Gordon equation we derive a Schr\\"odinger equation with an additive gaussian random potential. This is transformed into an effective master equation for the density matrix. The solutions of this master equation allow to study the dynamics of wavepackets in a fluctuating space-time, depending on the fluctuation scenario. We show how different scenarios alter the diffusion properties of wavepackets.

E. Gkl; C. Lmmerzahl; A. Camacho; A. Macias

2009-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

495

Factorization of number into prime numbers viewed as decay of particle into elementary particles conserving energy  

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Number theory is considered, by proposing quantum mechanical models and string-like models at zero and finite temperatures, where the factorization of number into prime numbers is viewed as the decay of particle into elementary particles conserving energy. In these models, energy of a particle labeled by an integer $n$ is assumed or derived to being proportional to $\\ln n$. The one-loop vacuum amplitudes, the free energies and the partition functions at finite temperature of the string-like models are estimated and compared with the zeta functions. The $SL(2, {\\bf Z})$ modular symmetry, being manifest in the free energies is broken down to the additive symmetry of integers, ${\\bf Z}_{+}$, after interactions are turned on. In the dynamical model existing behind the zeta function, prepared are the fields labeled by prime numbers. On the other hand the fields in our models are labeled, not by prime numbers but by integers. Nevertheless, we can understand whether a number is prime or not prime by the decay rate, namely by the corresponding particle can decay or can not decay through interactions conserving energy. Among the models proposed, the supersymmetric string-like model has the merit of that the zero point energies are cancelled and the energy levels may be stable against radiative corrections.

Akio Sugamoto

2008-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

496

Matter Waves and Orbital Quantum Numbers  

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The atom's orbital electron structure in terms of quantum numbers (principal, azimuthal, magnetic and spin) results in space for a maximum of: 2 electrons in the n=1 orbit, 8 electrons in the n=2 orbit, 18 electrons in the n=3 orbit, and so on. Those dispositions are correct, but that is not because of quantum numbers nor angular momentum nor a "Pauli exclusion principle". Matter waves were discovered in the early 20th century from their wavelength, which was predicted by DeBroglie to be, Planck's constant divided by the particle's momentum. But, the failure to obtain a reasonable theory for the matter wave frequency resulted in loss of interest. That problem is resolved in "A Reconsideration of Matter Waves" in which a reinterpretation of Einstein's derivation of relativistic kinetic energy [which produced his famous E = mc^2] leads to a valid matter wave frequency and a new understanding of particle kinetics and the atom's stable orbits. It is analytically shown that the orbital electron arrangement is enforced by the necessity of accommodating the space that each orbiting electron's matter wave occupies.

Roger Ellman

2005-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

497

The New Element Californium (Atomic Number 98)  

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Definite identification has been made of an isotope of the element with atomic number 98 through the irradiation of Cm{sup 242} with about 35-Mev helium ions in the Berkeley Crocker Laboratory 60-inch cyclotron. The isotope which has been identified has an observed half-life of about 45 minutes and is thought to have the mass number 244. The observed mode of decay of 98{sup 244} is through the emission of alpha-particles, with energy of about 7.1 Mev, which agrees with predictions. Other considerations involving the systematics of radioactivity in this region indicate that it should also be unstable toward decay by electron capture. The chemical separation and identification of the new element was accomplished through the use of ion exchange adsorption methods employing the resin Dowex-50. The element 98 isotope appears in the eka-dysprosium position on elution curves containing berkelium and curium as reference points--that is, it precedes berkelium and curium off the column in like manner that dysprosium precedes terbium and gadolinium. The experiments so far have revealed only the tripositive oxidation state of eka-dysprosium character and suggest either that higher oxidation states are not stable in aqueous solutions or that the rates of oxidation are slow. The successful identification of so small an amount of an isotope of element 98 was possible only through having made accurate predictions of the chemical and radioactive properties.

Seaborg, G. T.; Thompson, S. G.; Street, K. Jr.; Ghiroso, A.

1950-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

498

Antisymmetric polar modes of thermal convection in rotating fluid spherical shells at high Taylor numbers  

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of the liquid sodium ( = 0.01). For the first time, it is shown that at very high Taylor numbers the first numbers: 47.15.-x, 47.20.-k Electronic address: sanchez@fa.upc.edu Electronic address: marta@fa.upc by the properties of convection. The large-scale zonal winds observed in the surface of Jupiter at mid- and low

Sánchez, Juan

499

Fluctuations, structure factor and polytetrahedra in random packings of sticky hard spheres  

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Sequentially-built random sphere-packings have been numerically studied in the packing fraction interval $0.329 designed in order to build about 300 aggregates, containing $10^6$ spheres each one, which allowed a careful study of the local fluctuations and an improved accuracy in the calculations of the pair distribution $P(r)$ and structure factors $S(Q)$ of the aggregates. Among various parameters (Voronoi tessellation, contact coordination number distribution,...), fluctuations were quantitatively evaluated by the direct evaluation of the fluctuations of the local sphere number density, which appears to follow a power law. The FWHM of the Voronoi cells volume shows a regular variation over the whole packing fraction range. Dirac peaks appear on the pair correlation function as the packing fraction of the aggregates decreases, indicating the growth of larger and larger polytetrahedra, which manifest in two ways on the structure factor, at low and large $Q$values. These low PF aggregates have a composite structure made of regular polytetrahedra embedded in a more disordered matrix. Incidentally, the irregularity index of the building tetrahedron appears as a better parameter than the packing fraction to describe various features of the aggregates structure.

Marc Bletry; Jean Bletry

2014-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Chiral Disorder and Random Matrix Theory with Magnetism  

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We revisit the concept of chiral disorder in QCD in the presence of a QED magnetic field |eH|. Weak magnetism corresponds to |eH| magnetism the reverse. Asymptotics (ultra-strong magnetism) is in the realm of perturbative QCD. We analyze weak magnetism using the concept of the quark return probability in the diffusive regime of chiral disorder. The result is in agreement with expectations from chiral perturbation theory. We analyze strong and ultra-strong magnetism in the ergodic regime using random matrix theory including the effects of finite temperature. The strong magnetism results are in agreement with the currently reported lattice data in the presence of a small shift of the Polyakov line. The ultra-strong magnetism results are consistent with expectations from perturbative QCD. We suggest a chiral random matrix effective action with matter and magnetism to analyze the QCD phase diagram near the critical points under the influence of magnetism.

Maciej A. Nowak; Mariusz Sadzikowski; Ismail Zahed

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z