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Fitting A Linear Regression Model And Forecasting In R In The Presence Of Heteroskedascity With Particular Reference To Advanced Regression Technique Dataset On Kaggle.Com., Samuel Mbah Nde 2017 Governors State University

Fitting A Linear Regression Model And Forecasting In R In The Presence Of Heteroskedascity With Particular Reference To Advanced Regression Technique Dataset On Kaggle.Com., Samuel Mbah Nde

All Student Theses

Since ancient times, men have built and sold houses. But just how much is a house worth? The challenge is to be able to use information about a house such as its location, and the area on which it is built to predict its price. Such predicted prices can be of great importance to any participant in the real estate business be it an agent, a buyer, seller or a bank to make intelligent decisions and the profit that come with such decisions. Since every company’s success depends on its ability to accurately predict financial outcomes, its profitability will ...


C.V. - Wojciech Budzianowski, Wojciech M. Budzianowski 2017 Wojciech Budzianowski Consulting Services

C.V. - Wojciech Budzianowski, Wojciech M. Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

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Renewable Energy And Sustainable Development (Resd) Group, Wojciech M. Budzianowski 2017 Wroclaw University of Technology

Renewable Energy And Sustainable Development (Resd) Group, Wojciech M. Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

No abstract provided.


Paving The Randomized Gauss-Seidel, Wei Wu 2017 Scripps College

Paving The Randomized Gauss-Seidel, Wei Wu

Scripps Senior Theses

The Randomized Gauss-Seidel Method (RGS) is an iterative algorithm that solves overdetermined systems of linear equations Ax = b. This paper studies an update on the RGS method, the Randomized Block Gauss-Seidel Method. At each step, the algorithm greedily minimizes the objective function L(x) = kAx bk2 with respect to a subset of coordinates. This paper describes a Randomized Block Gauss-Seidel Method (RBGS) which uses a randomized control method to choose a subset at each step. This algorithm is the first block RGS method with an expected linear convergence rate which can be described by the properties of the matrix A ...


Weihrauch Reducibility And Finite-Dimensional Subspaces, Sean Sovine 2017 Marshall University

Weihrauch Reducibility And Finite-Dimensional Subspaces, Sean Sovine

Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

In this thesis we study several principles involving subspaces and decompositions of vector spaces, matroids, and graphs from the perspective of Weihrauch reducibility. We study the problem of decomposing a countable vector space or countable matroid into 1-dimensional subspaces. We also study the problem of producing a finite-dimensional or 1-dimensional subspace of a countable vector space, and related problems for producing finite-dimensional subspaces of a countable matroid. This extends work in the reverse mathematics setting by Downey, Hirschfeldt, Kach, Lempp, Mileti, and Montalb´an (2007) and recent work of Hirst and Mummert (2017). Finally, we study the problem of producing ...


An Introduction To The Lebegue Integral, Ikhlas Adi 2017 Governors State University

An Introduction To The Lebegue Integral, Ikhlas Adi

All Student Theses

The Riemann integral is the simplest integral to define, and it allows one to integrate every continuous function. It is really important to have a definition of the integral that allows a wider class of functions to be integrated. However, there are many other types of integrals, the most important of which is the Lebesgue integral. The Lebesgue integral allows one to integrate unbounded or discontinuous functions whose Riemann integral does not exist, and it has mathematical properties that the Riemann integral does not. The definition of the Lebesgue integral requires the use of measure theory since picking out a ...


Daily Traffic Flow Pattern Recognition By Spectral Clustering, Matthew Aven 2017 Claremont McKenna College

Daily Traffic Flow Pattern Recognition By Spectral Clustering, Matthew Aven

CMC Senior Theses

This paper explores the potential applications of existing spectral clustering algorithms to real life problems through experiments on existing road traffic data. The analysis begins with an overview of previous unsupervised machine learning techniques and constructs an effective spectral clustering algorithm that demonstrates the analytical power of the method. The paper focuses on the spectral embedding method’s ability to project non-linearly separable, high dimensional data into a more manageable space that allows for accurate clustering. The key step in this method involves solving a normalized eigenvector problem in order to construct an optimal representation of the original data.

While ...


Radiation Reaction: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love E&M, Alexander R. Kaufman 2017 University of Puget Sound

Radiation Reaction: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love E&M, Alexander R. Kaufman

Summer Research

Here we present some approaches to understanding the Abraham-Lotentz-Dirac equation and their features. And a behavior found in numerical solutions to the 1-dimensional ALD in a co-moving reference frame for a single charged particle in a Coulombic field.


Long And Short-Range Air Navigation On Spherical Earth, Nihad E. Daidzic 2017 AAR Aerospace Consulting, LLC

Long And Short-Range Air Navigation On Spherical Earth, Nihad E. Daidzic

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

Global range air navigation implies non-stop flight between any two airports on Earth. Such effort would require airplanes with the operational air range of at least 12,500 NM which is about 40-60% longer than anything existing in commercial air transport today. Air transportation economy requires flying shortest distance, which in the case of spherical Earth are Orthodrome arcs. Rhumb-line navigation has little practical use in long-range flights, but has been presented for historical reasons and for comparison. Database of about 50 major international airports from every corner of the world has been designed and used in testing and route ...


A Numerical Study Of Construction Of Honey Bee Comb, Pamela Guerrero, Pamela C. Guerrero 2017 Murray State University

A Numerical Study Of Construction Of Honey Bee Comb, Pamela Guerrero, Pamela C. Guerrero

Murray State Theses and Dissertations

We use finite difference methods in the treatment of an existing system of partial differential equations that captures the dynamics of parallel honeycomb construction in a bee hive. We conduct an uncertainty analysis by calculating the partial rank correlation coefficient for the parameters to find which are most important to the outcomes of the model. We then use an eFAST method to determine both the individual and total sensitivity index for the parameters. Afterwards we examine our numerical model under varying initial conditions and parameter values, and compare ratios found from local data with the golden mean by fitting images ...


A Physics-Based Approach To Modeling Wildland Fire Spread Through Porous Fuel Beds, Tingting Tang 2017 University of Kentucky

A Physics-Based Approach To Modeling Wildland Fire Spread Through Porous Fuel Beds, Tingting Tang

Theses and Dissertations--Mechanical Engineering

Wildfires are becoming increasingly erratic nowadays at least in part because of climate change. CFD (computational fluid dynamics)-based models with the potential of simulating extreme behaviors are gaining increasing attention as a means to predict such behavior in order to aid firefighting efforts. This dissertation describes a wildfire model based on the current understanding of wildfire physics. The model includes physics of turbulence, inhomogeneous porous fuel beds, heat release, ignition, and firebrands. A discrete dynamical system for flow in porous media is derived and incorporated into the subgrid-scale model for synthetic-velocity large-eddy simulation (LES), and a general porosity-permeability model ...


Mri-Based Susceptibility Mapping For In-Vivo Iron And Blood Oximetry Measurements, Hannah Erdevig 2017 University of Colorado, Boulder

Mri-Based Susceptibility Mapping For In-Vivo Iron And Blood Oximetry Measurements, Hannah Erdevig

Undergraduate Honors Theses

MRI is increasingly used in mapping tissue susceptibility to identify cerebral microbleeds associated with traumatic brain injury and pathological iron deposits associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease [1,2]. Accurate measurement is important for determining oxygen and iron content in blood vessels and tissue in the brain, which are in turn used for noninvasive clinical diagnosis and treatment assessments. Magnetic field distortions with a resolution of a few parts per billion can be measured using MRI phase maps. The field distortion map can then be inverted to obtain a quantitative susceptibility map. The primary ...


Quantifying The Effect Of The Shift In Major League Baseball, Christopher John Hawke Jr. 2017 Bard College

Quantifying The Effect Of The Shift In Major League Baseball, Christopher John Hawke Jr.

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Baseball is a very strategic and abstract game, but the baseball world is strangely obsessed with statistics. Modern mainstream statisticians often study offensive data, such as batting average or on-base percentage, in order to evaluate player performance. However, this project observes the game from the opposite perspective: the defensive side of the game. In hopes of analyzing the game from a more concrete perspective, countless mathemeticians - most famously, Bill James - have developed numerous statistical models based on real life data of Major League Baseball (MLB) players. Large numbers of metrics go into these models, but what this project attempts to ...


Computational Fluid Dynamics In A Terminal Alveolated Bronchiole Duct With Expanding Walls: Proof-Of-Concept In Openfoam, Jeremy Myers 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University

Computational Fluid Dynamics In A Terminal Alveolated Bronchiole Duct With Expanding Walls: Proof-Of-Concept In Openfoam, Jeremy Myers

Theses and Dissertations

Mathematical Biology has found recent success applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to model airflow in the human lung. Detailed modeling of flow patterns in the alveoli, where the oxygen-carbon dioxide gas exchange occurs, has provided data that is useful in treating illnesses and designing drug-delivery systems. Unfortunately, many CFD software packages have high licensing fees that are out of reach for independent researchers. This thesis uses three open-source software packages, Gmsh, OpenFOAM, and ParaView, to design a mesh, create a simulation, and visualize the results of an idealized terminal alveolar sac model. This model successfully demonstrates that OpenFOAM can be ...


Neural Network Predictions Of A Simulation-Based Statistical And Graph Theoretic Study Of The Board Game Risk, Jacob Munson 2017 Murray State University

Neural Network Predictions Of A Simulation-Based Statistical And Graph Theoretic Study Of The Board Game Risk, Jacob Munson

Murray State Theses and Dissertations

We translate the RISK board into a graph which undergoes updates as the game advances. The dissection of the game into a network model in discrete time is a novel approach to examining RISK. A review of the existing statistical findings of skirmishes in RISK is provided. The graphical changes are accompanied by an examination of the statistical properties of RISK. The game is modeled as a discrete time dynamic network graph, with the various features of the game modeled as properties of the network at a given time. As the network is computationally intensive to implement, results are produced ...


Dynamics Of Gene Networks In Cancer Research, Paul Scott 2017 Georgia Southern University

Dynamics Of Gene Networks In Cancer Research, Paul Scott

Electronic Theses & Dissertations

Cancer prevention treatments are being researched to see if an optimized treatment schedule would decrease the likelihood of a person being diagnosed with cancer. To do this we are looking at genes involved in the cell cycle and how they interact with one another. Through each gene expression during the life of a normal cell we get an understanding of the gene interactions and test these against those of a cancerous cell. First we construct a simplified network model of the normal gene network. Once we have this model we translate it into a transition matrix and force changes on ...


Proceedings Of The 2nd Resrb 2017 Conference, June 19-21, 2017, Wrocław, Poland, Wojciech M. Budzianowski 2016 Wojciech Budzianowski Consulting Services

Proceedings Of The 2nd Resrb 2017 Conference, June 19-21, 2017, Wrocław, Poland, Wojciech M. Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

No abstract provided.


15004.Pdf, Marcus C. Randall 2016 Selected Works

15004.Pdf, Marcus C. Randall

Marcus Randall

Increasing human populations and the continual change of the Earth’s climate has meant that food security is becoming an increasingly important issue. One of the main factors contributing to food security is the availability of water for agricultural purposes. Recently, a few models have been proposed for water management problems in agricultural contexts which aim to maximise crop yield (i.e., farm and regional profitability) while minimising the effect that this has on the environment. It is the exploration of the latter that is of the most interest given the above, and hence the subject of this paper. As ...


Microstructural Analysis Of Thermoelastic Response, Nonlinear Creep, And Pervasive Cracking In Heterogeneous Materials, Alden C. Cook 2016 University of Maine

Microstructural Analysis Of Thermoelastic Response, Nonlinear Creep, And Pervasive Cracking In Heterogeneous Materials, Alden C. Cook

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation is concerned with the development of robust numerical solution procedures for the generalized micromechanical analysis of linear and nonlinear constitutive behavior in heterogeneous materials. Although the methods developed are applicable in many engineering, geological, and materials science fields, three main areas are explored in this work. First, a numerical methodology is presented for the thermomechanical analysis of heterogeneous materials with a special focus on real polycrystalline microstructures obtained using electron backscatter diffraction techniques. Asymptotic expansion homogenization and finite element analysis are employed for micromechanical analysis of polycrystalline materials. Effective thermoelastic properties of polycrystalline materials are determined and compared ...


A Traders Guide To The Predictive Universe- A Model For Predicting Oil Price Targets And Trading On Them, Jimmie Harold Lenz 2016 Washington University in St. Louis

A Traders Guide To The Predictive Universe- A Model For Predicting Oil Price Targets And Trading On Them, Jimmie Harold Lenz

Doctor of Business Administration Dissertations

At heart every trader loves volatility; this is where return on investment comes from, this is what drives the proverbial “positive alpha.” As a trader, understanding the probabilities related to the volatility of prices is key, however if you could also predict future prices with reliability the world would be your oyster. To this end, I have achieved three goals with this dissertation, to develop a model to predict future short term prices (direction and magnitude), to effectively test this by generating consistent profits utilizing a trading model developed for this purpose, and to write a paper that anyone with ...


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