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An Optimal Threshold Strategy In The Two-Envelope Problem With Partial Information, Martin Egozcue, Luis Fuentes García 2015 Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay

An Optimal Threshold Strategy In The Two-Envelope Problem With Partial Information, Martin Egozcue, Luis Fuentes García

Martin Egozcue

No abstract provided.


An Individual-Based Model Of Chaparral Vegetation Response To Frequent Wildfire, Timothy Lucas, Dayna Mann, Reanna Dona 2015 Pepperdine University

An Individual-Based Model Of Chaparral Vegetation Response To Frequent Wildfire, Timothy Lucas, Dayna Mann, Reanna Dona

Undergraduate Research And Scholarly Achievement Symposium

In recent years, the Santa Monica Mountains (SMM) have been plagued by frequent wildfires which threaten the native chaparral species. Nonsprouting chaparral species are completely killed by a fire, but their seeds germinate in response to fire cues. Facultative sprouters both resprout after a wildfire and release seeds that germinate post-fire. This project is based on data collected since 1986 at a biological preserve adjacent to the Malibu campus of Pepperdine University with an average fire return interval of 7.5 years. We present a spatial model that simulates the growth, seed dispersal and resprouting behavior of individual shrubs that ...


Mathematical Analysis Of Great Rhombicuboctahedron (An Archimedean Solid) By H.C. Rajpoot, Harish Chandra Rajpoot Rajpoot HCR 2015 M.M.M. University of Technology, Gorakhpur-273010 (UP) India

Mathematical Analysis Of Great Rhombicuboctahedron (An Archimedean Solid) By H.C. Rajpoot, Harish Chandra Rajpoot Rajpoot Hcr

Harish Chandra Rajpoot H.C. Rajpoot

All the important parameters of a great rhombicuboctahedron (an Archimedean solid), having 12 congruent square faces, 8 regular hexagonal faces, 6 congruent regular octagonal faces each of equal edge length, 72 edges & 48 vertices lying on a spherical surface with certain radius, have been derived by the author H.C. Rajpoot by applying "HCR's Theory of Polygon" to calculate the solid angle subtended by each square face, regular hexagonal face & regular octagonal face & their normal distances from the center of great rhombicuboctahedron, dihedral angles between the adjacent faces, inscribed radius, circumscribed radius, mean radius, surface area & volume. These formula ...


Mathematical Analysis Of Uniform Polyhedra Having 2 Congruent Regular N-Gonal Faces, 2n Congruent Trapezoidal Faces, 5n Edges & 3n Vertices Lying On A Spherical Surface (Generalized Formula By H.C. Rajpoot), Harish Chandra Rajpoot Rajpoot HCR 2015 M.M.M. University of Technology, Gorakhpur-273010 (UP) India

Mathematical Analysis Of Uniform Polyhedra Having 2 Congruent Regular N-Gonal Faces, 2n Congruent Trapezoidal Faces, 5n Edges & 3n Vertices Lying On A Spherical Surface (Generalized Formula By H.C. Rajpoot), Harish Chandra Rajpoot Rajpoot Hcr

Harish Chandra Rajpoot H.C. Rajpoot

All the formula have been generalized by the author which are applicable to calculate the important parameters, of any uniform polyhedron having 2 congruent regular n-gonal faces, 2n congruent trapezoidal faces each with three equal sides, 5n edges & 3n vertices lying on a spherical surface, such as solid angle subtended by each face at the centre, normal distance of each face from the centre, inner radius, outer radius, mean radius, surface area & volume. These are useful for analysis, designing & modeling of different uniform polyhedra.


Efficient General Computational Method For Estimation Of Standard Atmosphere Parameters, Nihad E. Daidzic Ph.D., Sc.D. 2015 AAR Aerospace Consulting, LLC

Efficient General Computational Method For Estimation Of Standard Atmosphere Parameters, Nihad E. Daidzic Ph.D., Sc.D.

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

Knowledge of standard air temperature, pressure, density, speed of sound, and viscosity as a function of altitude is essential information in aircraft design, performance testing, pressure altimeter calibration, and several other aeronautical engineering and aviation science applications. A new efficient computational method for rapid calculations of standard atmospheric parameters up to 86 orthometric km is presented. Additionally, mass and weight of each standard atmospheric layer were calculated using a numerical integration method. The sum of all fractional masses and weights represents the total mass and weight of Earth’s atmosphere. The results obtained here agree well with measurements and models ...


Mathematical Analysis Of Decahedron Having 10 Congruent Faces Each As A Right Kite By H.C. Rajpoot, Harish Chandra Rajpoot Rajpoot HCR 2015 M.M.M. University of Technology, Gorakhpur-273010 (UP) India

Mathematical Analysis Of Decahedron Having 10 Congruent Faces Each As A Right Kite By H.C. Rajpoot, Harish Chandra Rajpoot Rajpoot Hcr

Harish Chandra Rajpoot H.C. Rajpoot

All the important parameters of a decahedron having 10 congruent faces each as a right kite have been derived by the author by applying HCR's Theory of Polygon to calculate normal distance of each face from the center, inscribed radius, circumscribed radius, mean radius, surface area & volume. The formula are very useful in analysis, designing & modeling of polyhedrons.


3-Equitable Prime Cordial Labeling Of Some Graphs, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Sweta Srivastav, Sangeeta Gupta 2015 Innovative Research Publications

3-Equitable Prime Cordial Labeling Of Some Graphs, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Sweta Srivastav, Sangeeta Gupta

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

In this paper we have investigated the 3-equitable prime cordial labeling behavior of cycle with one chord, Twin chord, and split graph G


A Contribution Toward Better Understanding Of Overbanking Tendency In Fixed-Wing Aircraft, Nihad E. Daidzic 2015 AAR Aerospace Consulting, LLC

A Contribution Toward Better Understanding Of Overbanking Tendency In Fixed-Wing Aircraft, Nihad E. Daidzic

Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering

The phenomenon of overbanking tendency for a rigid-body, fixed-wing aircraft is investigated. Overbanking tendency is defined as a spontaneous, unbalanced rolling moment that keeps increasing an airplane’s bank angle in steep turns and must be arrested by opposite aileron action. As stated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the overbanking tendency may lead to a loss of control, especially in instrument meteorological conditions. It was found in this study that the speed differential over wing halves in horizontal turns indeed creates a rolling moment that achieves maximum values for bank angles between 45 and 55 degrees. However, this induced rolling ...


Spontaneous Dimension Reduction And The Existence Of A Local Lagrange-Hamilton Formalism For Given N-Dimensional Newtonian Equations Of Motion, Piotr W. Hebda, Beata A. Hebda 2015 University of North Georgia

Spontaneous Dimension Reduction And The Existence Of A Local Lagrange-Hamilton Formalism For Given N-Dimensional Newtonian Equations Of Motion, Piotr W. Hebda, Beata A. Hebda

Faculty Publications

A partially explicit construction of a Lagrange-Hamiltonian formalism for an arbitrary n -dimensional Newtonian system of equations of motion is given. Additional variables used in the construction are spontaneously reduced by the Dirac’s constraints resulting from degeneracy of the proposed Lagrangian, so that only the variables that appear in the original system of equations remain. A Hamiltonian and dynamical Dirac’s brackets are calculated.


Spontaneous Dimension Reduction And The Existence Of A Local Lagrangian For Given N-Dimensional Newtonian Equations Of Motion, Piotr W. Hebda, Beata A. Hebda 2015 University of North Georgia

Spontaneous Dimension Reduction And The Existence Of A Local Lagrangian For Given N-Dimensional Newtonian Equations Of Motion, Piotr W. Hebda, Beata A. Hebda

Faculty Publications

A partially explicit construction of a Lagrangian for an n -dimensional Newtonian system of equations of motion is given. Extra variables used in the construction are spontaneously reduced by the constraints resulting from degeneracy of the proposed Lagrangian, so that only the variables that appear in the original system of equations remain. An explicit example of a Lagrangian for a system not satisfying Helmholtz conditions is given.


Belpatra (Aegel Marmelos) Bark Powder As An Adsorbent For The Color Removal Of Textile Dye “Torque Blue”, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Vandana Gupta, Anupam Agarwal, M. K. Singh 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Belpatra (Aegel Marmelos) Bark Powder As An Adsorbent For The Color Removal Of Textile Dye “Torque Blue”, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Vandana Gupta, Anupam Agarwal, M. K. Singh

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

Adsorption is used as a potential method for the removal of color (dye) from industrial waste water. In this paper an easily available low cost Belpatra (Aegel marmelos) bark powder was used as an adsorbent for the removal of textile dye Torque Blue. For the present work several experiments were conducted at different adsorbent dosage, pH, temperature, dye concentration, particle size, and contact time in a batch adsorption mode. The experimental results revealed that maximum adsorption capacity of Belpatra bark powder on Torque blue dye was found to be 98% at an adsorbent dosage of 0.7gm in 100 ml ...


Sufficient Condition For Complete Graphs And Hamiltonian Graphs, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, S.Venu Madava Sarma, T.V. Pradeep Kumar 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Sufficient Condition For Complete Graphs And Hamiltonian Graphs, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, S.Venu Madava Sarma, T.V. Pradeep Kumar

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

In 1856, Hamiltonian introduced the Hamiltonian Graph where a Graph which is covered all the vertices without repetition and end with starting vertex. In this paper I would like to prove that every Complete Graph ‘G’ having n ≥ 5 vertices, such that n is odd. If for all pairs of nonadjacent vertices u, v one has du + dv ≥ n − 2, then G has a Hamiltonian path.


Some Covariance Inequalities For Non-Monotonic Functions With Applications To Mean-Variance Indiference Curves And Bank Hedging, Martin Egozcue 2015 Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay

Some Covariance Inequalities For Non-Monotonic Functions With Applications To Mean-Variance Indiference Curves And Bank Hedging, Martin Egozcue

Martin Egozcue

No abstract provided.


A Rank 7 Pfaffian System On A 15-Dimensional Manifold With F4 Symmetry Algebra, Ian M. Anderson 2015 Utah State University

A Rank 7 Pfaffian System On A 15-Dimensional Manifold With F4 Symmetry Algebra, Ian M. Anderson

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Let I be a differential system on a manifold M. The infinitesimal symmetry algebra of I is the set of all vectors fields X on M such that preserve I. In this worksheet we present an example, due to E. Cartan of a rank 7 Pfaffian system on a 15-dimensional manifold whose infinitesimal symmetry algebra is the split real form of the exceptional Lie algebra f4 .


Fractional, Bahram Agheli 2015 University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran

Fractional, Bahram Agheli

Bahram Agheli

No abstract provided.


Numerical Decoding, Johnson-Lindenstrauss Transforms, And Linear Codes, Yue Mao 2015 Clemson University

Numerical Decoding, Johnson-Lindenstrauss Transforms, And Linear Codes, Yue Mao

All Dissertations

Many computational problems are related to the model y = Ax + e, including compressive sensing, coding theory, dimensionality reduction, etc. The related algorithms are extremely useful in practical applications for high performance computing, for example, digital communications, biological imaging and data streaming, etc. This thesis studies two important problems. One problem is related to efficient decoding for Reed-Solomon codes over complex numbers. In this case, A and y are given, and the goal is to find an efficient stable algorithm to compute x. This is related to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The other problem is related to fast algorithms for projecting ...


Topological Data Analysis Of Biological Aggregation Models, Chad M. Topaz, Lori Ziegelmeier, Tom Halverson 2015 Macalester College

Topological Data Analysis Of Biological Aggregation Models, Chad M. Topaz, Lori Ziegelmeier, Tom Halverson

Chad M. Topaz

We apply tools from topological data analysis to two mathematical models inspired by biological aggregations such as bird flocks, fish schools, and insect swarms. Our data consists of numerical simulation output from the models of Vicsek and D'Orsogna. These models are dynamical systems describing the movement of agents who interact via alignment, attraction, and/or repulsion. Each simulation time frame is a point cloud in position-velocity space. We analyze the topological structure of these point clouds, interpreting the persistent homology by calculating the first few Betti numbers. These Betti numbers count connected components, topological circles, and trapped volumes present ...


Minimax Portfolio Optimization Under Interval Uncertainty, Meng Yuan, Xu Lin, Junzo Watada, Vladik Kreinovich 2015 Waseda University

Minimax Portfolio Optimization Under Interval Uncertainty, Meng Yuan, Xu Lin, Junzo Watada, Vladik Kreinovich

Departmental Technical Reports (CS)

In the 1950s, Markowitz proposed to combine different investment instruments to design a portfolio that either maximizes the expected return under constraints on volatility (risk) or minimizes the risk under given expected return. Markowitz's formulas are still widely used in financial practice. However, these formulas assume that we know the exact values of expected return and variance for each instrument, and that we know the exact covariance of every two instruments. In practice, we only know these values with some uncertainty. Often, we only know the bounds of these values -- i.e., in other words, we only know the ...


Inżynieria Chemiczna Lab., Wojciech M. Budzianowski 2015 Wroclaw University of Technology

Inżynieria Chemiczna Lab., Wojciech M. Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

No abstract provided.


C.V., Wojciech M. Budzianowski 2015 Wroclaw University of Technology

C.V., Wojciech M. Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

No abstract provided.


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