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A Statistical Analysis Of The Change In Age Distribution Of Spawning Hatchery Salmon, Rachel Macaulay, Emily Barrett, Grace Penunuri, Eli E. Goldwyn 2023 University of Portland

A Statistical Analysis Of The Change In Age Distribution Of Spawning Hatchery Salmon, Rachel Macaulay, Emily Barrett, Grace Penunuri, Eli E. Goldwyn

Spora: A Journal of Biomathematics

Declines in salmon sizes have been reported primarily as a result of younger maturation rates. This change in age distribution poses serious threats to salmon-dependent peoples and ecological systems. We perform a statistical analysis to examine the change in age structure of spawning Alaskan chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta and Chinook salmon O. tshawytscha using 30 years of hatchery data. To highlight the impacts of this change, we investigate the average number of fry/smolt that each age of spawning chum/Chinook salmon produce. Our findings demonstrate an increase in younger hatchery salmon populations returning to spawn, and fewer amounts of fry produced …


Spike-Time Neural Codes And Their Implication For Memory, Alexandra Busch 2023 The University of Western Ontario

Spike-Time Neural Codes And Their Implication For Memory, Alexandra Busch

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The possibility of temporal coding in neural data through patterns of precise spike times has long been of interest in neuroscience. Recent and rapid advancements in experimental neuroscience make it not only possible, but also routine, to record the spikes of hundreds to thousands of cells simultaneously. These increasingly common large-scale data sets provide new opportunities to discover temporally precise and behaviourally relevant patterns of spiking activity across large populations of cells. At the same time, the exponential growth in size and complexity of new data sets presents its own methodological challenges. Specifically, it remains unclear how best to (1) …


Pythagorean Vectors And Rational Orthonormal Matrices, Aishat Olagunju 2023 The University of Western Ontario

Pythagorean Vectors And Rational Orthonormal Matrices, Aishat Olagunju

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

A Pythagorean vector is an integer vector having an integer 2-norm. Such vectors are closely related to Pythagorean n-tuples, since n-tuples are the building blocks for Pythagorean vectors. Pythagorean vectors are, in their turn, the building blocks for rational orthonormal matrices. The work in this thesis has a pedagogical application to the QR decomposition of matrices, widely used in Linear Algebra. A barrier for students learning the details of the QR decomposition of a given matrix A is the occurrence of square-roots that cannot be simplified during the application of the two standard algorithms, namely the Gram--Schmidt method and Householder …


A Dynamical System Model Of Dengue Transmission For Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Gregory Schmidt, Benjamin Whipple, Vinodh Chellamuthu, Xiaoxia Xie 2023 Utah Tech University

A Dynamical System Model Of Dengue Transmission For Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Gregory Schmidt, Benjamin Whipple, Vinodh Chellamuthu, Xiaoxia Xie

Spora: A Journal of Biomathematics

The dengue virus is a serious concern in many parts of the world, including Brazil. As data indicates, a prominent vector for dengue is the mosquito Aedes aegypti. By using the dengue incidence records from the Brazilian SINAN database, we estimate the population of A. aegypti within the city of Rio de Janeiro. Using historical climate data for Rio de Janeiro and the computed population estimates, we extend an existing model for the population dynamics of mosquitoes to incorporate precipitation in aquatic stages of development for A. aegypti.


Dynamic Function Learning Through Control Of Ensemble Systems, Wei Zhang, Vignesh Narayanan, Jr-Shin Li 2023 Washington University in St. Louis

Dynamic Function Learning Through Control Of Ensemble Systems, Wei Zhang, Vignesh Narayanan, Jr-Shin Li

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Learning tasks involving function approximation are preva- lent in numerous domains of science and engineering. The underlying idea is to design a learning algorithm that gener- ates a sequence of functions converging to the desired target function with arbitrary accuracy by using the available data samples. In this paper, we present a novel interpretation of iterative function learning through the lens of ensemble dy- namical systems, with an emphasis on establishing the equiv- alence between convergence of function learning algorithms and asymptotic behavior of ensemble systems. In particular, given a set of observation data in a function learning task, we …


Numerical Solutions Of Singular Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations Using Said-Ball Polynomials, Mobarek A. Assabaai, Ahmed Kherd 2022 Hadhrmout University

Numerical Solutions Of Singular Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations Using Said-Ball Polynomials, Mobarek A. Assabaai, Ahmed Kherd

Emirates Journal for Engineering Research

In this article, the collocation method based on Said-Ball polynomials have been used to solve the singular nonlinear ordinary differential equations of various orders numerically. An operational matrix forms of these ordinary differential equations are obtained from Said-Ball polynomial with variated relations of solution and different derivatives. The presented method reduces the given problem to a system of nonlinear algebraic equations, which removed the singularity of ordinary differential equations. Resulting system is solved using Newton's iteration method to get the coefficients of Said-Ball polynomials. We obtained approximate solutions of the problem under study. Numerical results have been obtained and compared …


Context-Aware Collaborative Neuro-Symbolic Inference In Internet Of Battlefield Things, Tarek Abdelzaher, Nathaniel D. Bastian, Susmit Jha, Lance Kaplan, Mani Srivastava, Venugopal Veeravalli 2022 Army Cyber Institute, U.S. Military Academy

Context-Aware Collaborative Neuro-Symbolic Inference In Internet Of Battlefield Things, Tarek Abdelzaher, Nathaniel D. Bastian, Susmit Jha, Lance Kaplan, Mani Srivastava, Venugopal Veeravalli

ACI Journal Articles

IoBTs must feature collaborative, context-aware, multi-modal fusion for real-time, robust decision-making in adversarial environments. The integration of machine learning (ML) models into IoBTs has been successful at solving these problems at a small scale (e.g., AiTR), but state-of-the-art ML models grow exponentially with increasing temporal and spatial scale of modeled phenomena, and can thus become brittle, untrustworthy, and vulnerable when interpreting large-scale tactical edge data. To address this challenge, we need to develop principles and methodologies for uncertainty-quantified neuro-symbolic ML, where learning and inference exploit symbolic knowledge and reasoning, in addition to, multi-modal and multi-vantage sensor data. The approach features …


On The Spatial Modelling Of Biological Invasions, Tedi Ramaj 2022 The University of Western Ontario

On The Spatial Modelling Of Biological Invasions, Tedi Ramaj

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We investigate problems of biological spatial invasion through the use of spatial modelling. We begin by examining the spread of an invasive weed plant species through a forest by developing a system of partial differential equations (PDEs) involving an invasive weed and a competing native plant species. We find that extinction of the native plant species may be achieved by increasing the carrying capacity of the forest as well as the competition coefficient between the species. We also find that the boundary conditions exert long-term control on the biomass of the invasive weed and hence should be considered when implementing …


(R1971) Analysis Of Feedback Queueing Model With Differentiated Vacations Under Classical Retrial Policy, Poonam Gupta, Naveen Kumar, Rajni Gupta 2022 Hindu Girls College, Sonipat (India)

(R1971) Analysis Of Feedback Queueing Model With Differentiated Vacations Under Classical Retrial Policy, Poonam Gupta, Naveen Kumar, Rajni Gupta

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

This paper analyzes an M/M/1 retrial queue under differentiated vacations and Bernoulli feedback policy. On receiving the service, if the customer is not satisfied, then he may join the retrial group again with some probability and demand for service or may leave the system with the complementary probability. Using the probability generating functions technique, the steady-state solutions of the system are obtained. Furthermore, we have obtained some of the important performance measures such as expected orbit length, expected length of the system, sojourn times and probability of server being in different states. Using MATLAB software, we have represented the graphical …


(R1894) Invariant Solution For Two-Dimensional And Axisymmetric Jet Of Power-Law Fluids, Bhavixa Bhagat, M. G. Timol 2022 Veer Narmad South Gujarat University

(R1894) Invariant Solution For Two-Dimensional And Axisymmetric Jet Of Power-Law Fluids, Bhavixa Bhagat, M. G. Timol

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

An invariant solution is derived using the Lie symmetry technique for steady laminar two-dimensional and axisymmetric boundary layer jet flow of incompressible power-law fluids with appropriate boundary conditions. Using symmetry, the nonlinear partial differential equation of the jet flow problem is transformed into a nonlinear ordinary differential equation. The resultant nonlinear ordinary differential equation with boundary conditions is converted to an initial value problem using the Lie symmetry technique. A numerical solution for the resulting initial value problem is derived using Fehlberg’s fourth-fifth order Runge-Kutta method through Maple software. The graphical representation of the characteristics of the velocity field for …


(R1964) Solving Multi-Objective Linear Fractional Programming Problems Via Zero-Sum Game, Gizem Temelcan, Inci Albayrak, Mustafa Sivri 2022 Beykoz University

(R1964) Solving Multi-Objective Linear Fractional Programming Problems Via Zero-Sum Game, Gizem Temelcan, Inci Albayrak, Mustafa Sivri

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

This study presents a hybrid algorithm consisting of game theory and the first order Taylor series approach to find compromise solutions to multi-objective linear fractional programming (MOLFP) problems. The proposed algorithm consists of three phases including different techniques: in the first phase, the optimal solution to each LFP problem is found using the simplex method; in the second phase, a zero-sum game is solved to determine the weights of the objective functions via the ratio matrix obtained from a payoff matrix; in the last phase, fractional objective functions of the MOLFP problem are linearized using the 1st order Taylor series. …


(R1886) Effect Of Aggregation Function In Moma-Plus Method For Obtaining Pareto Optimal Solutions, Alexandre Som, Abdoulaye Compaoré, Kounhinir Somé, Blaise Somé 2022 Université Joseph Ki-Zerbo

(R1886) Effect Of Aggregation Function In Moma-Plus Method For Obtaining Pareto Optimal Solutions, Alexandre Som, Abdoulaye Compaoré, Kounhinir Somé, Blaise Somé

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

In this work, we have proposed some variants of MOMA-Plus method that we have numerically tested for the resolution of nonlinear multiobjective optimization problems. This MOMA-Plus method and variants differ from each other by the choice of aggregation functions in order to reduce the number of objective functions. The theoretical results allowing us to use these aggregation functions to transform multiobjective optimization problems into single objective optimization problems are proved by two theorems. This study has highlighted the advantages of each aggregation function according to the type of Pareto front of the optimization problem. Six benchmarks test problems have been …


(R1969) On The Approximation Of Eventual Periodicity Of Linearized Kdv Type Equations Using Rbf-Ps Method, Hameed Ullah Jan, Marjan Uddin, Asma Norin, Tamheeda . 2022 University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar

(R1969) On The Approximation Of Eventual Periodicity Of Linearized Kdv Type Equations Using Rbf-Ps Method, Hameed Ullah Jan, Marjan Uddin, Asma Norin, Tamheeda .

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

Water wave propagation phenomena still attract the interest of researchers from many areas and with various objectives. The dispersive equations, including a large body of classes, are widely used models for a great number of problems in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology. For instance, the Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation is one of the famous dispersive wave equation appeared in the theories of shallow water waves with the assumption of small wave-amplitude and large wave length, also its various modifications serve as the modeling equations in several physical problems. Another interesting qualitative characteristic of solutions of some dispersive wave …


(R1984) Analysis Of M^[X1], M^[X2]/G1, G_2^(A,B)/1 Queue With Priority Services, Server Breakdown, Repair, Modified Bernoulli Vacation, Immediate Feedback, G. Ayyappan, S. Nithya, B. Somasundaram 2022 Puducherry Technological University

(R1984) Analysis Of M^[X1], M^[X2]/G1, G_2^(A,B)/1 Queue With Priority Services, Server Breakdown, Repair, Modified Bernoulli Vacation, Immediate Feedback, G. Ayyappan, S. Nithya, B. Somasundaram

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

In this investigation, the steady state analysis of two individualistic batch arrival queues with immediate feedback, modified Bernoulli vacation and server breakdown are introduced. Two different categories of customers like priority and ordinary are to be considered. This model propose nonpreemptive priority discipline. Ordinary and priority customers arrive as per Poisson processes. The server consistently afford single service for priority customers and the general bulk service for the ordinary customers and the service follows general distribution. The ordinary customers to be served only if the batch size should be greater than or equal to "a", else the server should not …


(R1981) Evaluating The Mhd Non-Newtonian Fluid Motion Past A Stretching Sheet Under The Influence Of Non-Uniform Thickness With Dufour And Soret Effects Implementing Chebyshev Spectral Method, M. M. Khader, Ram Prakash Sharma 2022 Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU)

(R1981) Evaluating The Mhd Non-Newtonian Fluid Motion Past A Stretching Sheet Under The Influence Of Non-Uniform Thickness With Dufour And Soret Effects Implementing Chebyshev Spectral Method, M. M. Khader, Ram Prakash Sharma

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

A study is made on the development of hydromagnetic non-Newtonian Casson and Williamson boundary layer flow in an electrically conducting fluid in the presence of heat flux, mass flux, and the uniform magnetic field. The governing non-linear system of PDEs is transformed into a set of non-linear coupled ODEs and then treated numerically by using the Chebyshev spectral method. The velocity, temperature, and concentration fields of the steady boundary layer flow, which are generated by the stretched sheet with non-uniform thickness are discussed. The simultaneous effects of the external magnetic field, Soret and Dufour phenomena with reference have been explored. …


(R1884) Motion Of Variable Mass Body In The Seventh-Degree Henon-Heiles System, Shiv K. Sahdev, Abdullah A. Ansari 2022 University of Delhi

(R1884) Motion Of Variable Mass Body In The Seventh-Degree Henon-Heiles System, Shiv K. Sahdev, Abdullah A. Ansari

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

The goal of this paper is to reveal numerically the generalized Henon-Heiles system, that is, in the seventh-degree potential function where the smallest body mass varies. Utilizing the seventh degree potential function, we determine the equations of motion for the variable mass generalized Henon-Heiles system. Then we perform the graphical works such as locations of parking points, allowed regions of motion, and attracting domain basins. Lastly, using the Meshcherskii space transformations, we investigate stability states for these parking points.


(R1985) Study The Effect Of Modified Newtonian Force On The Restricted 3-Body Configuration In Non-Linear Sense, Bhawna Singh, Kumari Shalini, Sada Nand Prasad, Abdullah A. Ansari 2022 University of Delhi

(R1985) Study The Effect Of Modified Newtonian Force On The Restricted 3-Body Configuration In Non-Linear Sense, Bhawna Singh, Kumari Shalini, Sada Nand Prasad, Abdullah A. Ansari

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

This paper aims to investigate the non-linear stability of the triangular libration point in the restricted three-body problem (R3BP). The model, we use for our problem consists of a primary body as a heterogeneous spheroid with N-layers having different densities of each layer and a secondary body as a point mass that is producing the modified Newtonian Potential. We determine the equation of motion of the smallest body which is under the influence of the above-mentioned perturbations and also influenced by Coriolis as well as Centrifugal forces and then evaluated the Lagrangian for the evaluated system of equations. Afterwards, we …


(R1522) Modelling The Influence Of Desertic Aerosols On The Transmission Dynamics Of Neisseria Meningitidis Serogroup A, Francis Signing, Berge Tsanou, Samuel Bowong 2022 University of Dschang; Sorbonne University

(R1522) Modelling The Influence Of Desertic Aerosols On The Transmission Dynamics Of Neisseria Meningitidis Serogroup A, Francis Signing, Berge Tsanou, Samuel Bowong

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

This paper assesses the role of desert aerosols and vaccine on the transmission dynamics of Neisseria Meningitis serogroup A (NmA). It is biologically well-documented that the inhalation of aerosol dust and its presence in the nasal cavity weakens the nasopharyngeal mucosa by damaging the mucosal barrier and inhibiting the mucosal immune defenses of susceptible and vaccinated individuals. We address the latter by proposing and analyzing a mathematical model for the dynamics of NmA that specifically accounts for the fast progression of susceptible and vaccinated individuals to the invasive stage of the disease. We compute the basic reproduction number and use …


(R1885) Analytical And Numerical Solutions Of A Fractional-Order Mathematical Model Of Tumor Growth For Variable Killing Rate, N. Singha, C. Nahak 2022 Pandit Deendayal Energy University

(R1885) Analytical And Numerical Solutions Of A Fractional-Order Mathematical Model Of Tumor Growth For Variable Killing Rate, N. Singha, C. Nahak

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

This work intends to analyze the dynamics of the most aggressive form of brain tumor, glioblastomas, by following a fractional calculus approach. In describing memory preserving models, the non-local fractional derivatives not only deliver enhanced results but also acknowledge new avenues to be further explored. We suggest a mathematical model of fractional-order Burgess equation for new research perspectives of gliomas, which shall be interesting for biomedical and mathematical researchers. We replace the classical derivative with a non-integer derivative and attempt to retrieve the classical solution as a particular case. The prime motive is to acquire both analytical and numerical solutions …


(R1980) Effect Of Climate Change On Brain Tumor, Pardeep Kumar, Sarita Jha, Rajiv Aggarwal, Govind Kumar Jha 2022 University of Delhi

(R1980) Effect Of Climate Change On Brain Tumor, Pardeep Kumar, Sarita Jha, Rajiv Aggarwal, Govind Kumar Jha

Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM)

In this paper, we introduce a new dynamical model addressing the variation in climate condition due the presence of microorganisms. We also introduce a new dynamical model of cancer growth which includes three interactive cell populations with drug free environment, namely tumor cells, healthy host cells, and immune effector cells. In this, we considered the super growth of tumor cells. For the choice of certain parameters, both of the systems exhibit chaotic behavior. The aim of this work is to design the controller to control the chaos and to provide sufficient conditions which achieve synchronization of two non-identical systems, which …


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