Asymptotic Estimate Of Variance With Applications To Stochastic Differential Equations Arises In Mathematical Neuroscience, 2018 University of North Florida

#### Asymptotic Estimate Of Variance With Applications To Stochastic Differential Equations Arises In Mathematical Neuroscience, Mahbubur Rahman 6203748

*Showcase of Faculty Scholarly & Creative Activity*

Approximation of stochastic differential equations (SDEs) with parametric noise plays an important role in a range of application areas, including engineering, mechanics, epidemiology, and neuroscience. A complete understanding of SDE theory with perturbed noise requires familiarity with advanced probability and stochastic processes. In this paper, we derive an asymptotic estimate of variance, and it is shown that numerical method gives a useful step toward solving SDEs with perturbed noise. Our goal is to diffuse the results to an audience not entirely familiar with functional notations or semi-group theory, but who might nonetheless be interested in the practical simulation of dynamical ...

Essentials Of Structural Equation Modeling, 2018 Istanbul Commerce University

#### Essentials Of Structural Equation Modeling, Mustafa Emre Civelek

*Zea E-Books*

Structural Equation Modeling is a statistical method increasingly used in scientific studies in the fields of Social Sciences. It is currently a preferred analysis method, especially in doctoral dissertations and academic researches. However, since many universities do not include this method in the curriculum of undergraduate and graduate courses, students and scholars try to solve the problems they encounter by using various books and internet resources.

This book aims to guide the researcher who wants to use this method in a way that is free from math expressions. It teaches the steps of a research program using structured equality modeling ...

Mathematical Arguments In Favor Of Risk In Andy Weir's The Martian, 2018 Midwestern State University

#### Mathematical Arguments In Favor Of Risk In Andy Weir's The Martian, Sarah C. Cobb, Jeff B. Hood

*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*

In Andy Weir’s novel *The Martian*, the characters encounter high-stakes, life-or-death situations, in which they must make choices based on their assessment of risk and likely outcomes. They have different reactions to risky situations, based on their approaches to assessing risk and their perspectives on the stakes involved. In this paper, we examine the ways that characters in *The Martian* intuitively assess risk and compare them to mathematical analysis of the situations in the book.

Motion Planning For Educational Robots, 2018 Selected Works

#### Motion Planning For Educational Robots, Ronald I. Greenberg, Jeffery M. Karp

*Ronald Greenberg*

This paper considers various simple ways of navigating in a 2-dimensional territory with a two-wheeled robot of a type typical in educational robotics. We determine shortest paths under various modes of operation and compare.

Decoding Book Barcode Images, 2018 Claremont McKenna College

#### Decoding Book Barcode Images, Yizhou Tao

*CMC Senior Theses*

This thesis investigated a method of barcode reconstruction to address the recovery of a blurred and convoluted one-dimensional barcode. There are a lot of types of barcodes used today, such as Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, etc. Our algorithm applies to the universal barcode, EAN 13. We extend the methodologies proposed by Iwen et al. (2013) in the journal article "A Symbol-Based Algorithm for Decoding barcodes." The algorithm proposed in the paper requires a signal measured by a laser scanner as an input. The observed signal is modeled as a true signal corrupted by a Gaussian convolution, additional noises ...

Call For Abstracts - Resrb 2018, June 18-20, Brussels, Belgium, 2018 Wojciech Budzianowski Consulting Services

#### Call For Abstracts - Resrb 2018, June 18-20, Brussels, Belgium, Wojciech M. Budzianowski

*Wojciech Budzianowski*

No abstract provided.

Underwater Acoustic Signal Analysis Toolkit, 2017 University of New Orleans, New Orleans

#### Underwater Acoustic Signal Analysis Toolkit, Kirk Bienvenu Jr

*University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations*

This project started early in the summer of 2016 when it became evident there was a need for an effective and efficient signal analysis toolkit for the Littoral Acoustic Demonstration Center Gulf Ecological Monitoring and Modeling (LADC-GEMM) Research Consortium. LADC-GEMM collected underwater acoustic data in the northern Gulf of Mexico during the summer of 2015 using Environmental Acoustic Recording Systems (EARS) buoys. Much of the visualization of data was handled through short scripts and executed through terminal commands, each time requiring the data to be loaded into memory and parameters to be fed through arguments. The vision was to develop ...

Spectral Dynamics Of Graph Sequences Generated By Subdivision And Triangle Extension, 2017 Jimei University

#### Spectral Dynamics Of Graph Sequences Generated By Subdivision And Triangle Extension, Haiyan Chen, Fuji Zhang

*Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra*

For a graph G and a unary graph operation X, there is a graph sequence \G_k generated by G_0=G and G_{k+1}=X(G_k). Let Sp({G_k}) denote the set of normalized Laplacian eigenvalues of G_k. The set of limit points of \bigcup_{k=0}^\infty Sp(G_k)$, $\liminf_{k\rightarrow\infty}Sp(G_k) and $\limsup_{k\rightarrow \infty}Sp(G_k)$ are considered in this paper for graph sequences generated by two operations: subdivision and triangle extension. It is obtained that the spectral dynamic of graph sequence generated by subdivision is determined by a quadratic function, which is ...

Making Models With Bayes, 2017 California State University, San Bernardino

#### Making Models With Bayes, Pilar Olid

*Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations*

Bayesian statistics is an important approach to modern statistical analyses. It allows us to use our prior knowledge of the unknown parameters to construct a model for our data set. The foundation of Bayesian analysis is Bayes' Rule, which in its proportional form indicates that the posterior is proportional to the prior times the likelihood. We will demonstrate how we can apply Bayesian statistical techniques to fit a linear regression model and a hierarchical linear regression model to a data set. We will show how to apply different distributions to Bayesian analyses and how the use of a prior affects ...

Modeling Aggregation Of Proliferating Microglia In Response To Amyloid-Beta In Dementia, 2017 Centre College

#### Modeling Aggregation Of Proliferating Microglia In Response To Amyloid-Beta In Dementia, Adrienne C. Kinney, Ellen R. Swanson

*Spora: A Journal of Biomathematics*

Amyloid-beta plaques are prominent biological markers in dementia brains. In response to plaque formation, the brain's immune cells, microglia, become reactive. Microglia are measurable cells that surround amyloid-beta plaques, indicating their location. A system of partial differential equations describes the concentration of microglia in dementia brains by incorporating chemotactic signaling. However, this system fails to incorporate increasing numbers of reactive microglia cells in response to amyloid-beta aggregation. A system of ordinary differential equations describing the number of significant cells and proteins in the brain suggests the amount of reactive microglia increases significantly during the progression of dementia. We couple ...

Lessons And Perspectives From The Data Science Industry, 2017 Illinois State University

#### Lessons And Perspectives From The Data Science Industry, Elsa Schaefer

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Mathematically Modeling The Impact Of Invasive Crayfish Removal On Oncorhynchus Mykiss Population Dynamics In Topanga Creek, 2017 Pepperdine University

#### Mathematically Modeling The Impact Of Invasive Crayfish Removal On Oncorhynchus Mykiss Population Dynamics In Topanga Creek, Madison Cox, Courtney Davis Phd, Rosi Dagit

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Mathematical Modeling Of Tumor Immune Interactions: A Closer Look At The Role Of A Pd-L1 Inhibitor In Cancer Immunotherapy, 2017 Pomona College

#### Mathematical Modeling Of Tumor Immune Interactions: A Closer Look At The Role Of A Pd-L1 Inhibitor In Cancer Immunotherapy, Timothy Woods Ii

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

A Method For Sensitivity Analysis And Parameter Estimation Applied To A Large Reaction-Diffusion Model Of Cell Polarization, 2017 The Ohio State University

#### A Method For Sensitivity Analysis And Parameter Estimation Applied To A Large Reaction-Diffusion Model Of Cell Polarization, Marissa Renardy, Tau-Mu Yi, Dongbin Xiu, Ching-Shan Chou

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Drawbacks Of Utilizing The Logit Link In Propensity Score Weighting Adjustment, 2017 LSUHSC, School of Public Health, Biostatistics Program

#### Drawbacks Of Utilizing The Logit Link In Propensity Score Weighting Adjustment, Evrim Oral

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Handguns And Hotspots: Spatio- Temporal Models For Gun Violence In Chicago,Il, 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

#### Handguns And Hotspots: Spatio- Temporal Models For Gun Violence In Chicago,Il, Shelby Scott

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Development Of Epithelial Tissues: How Are Cleavage Planes Chosen?, 2017 Ohio University - Main Campus

#### Development Of Epithelial Tissues: How Are Cleavage Planes Chosen?, Ying Xin

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Mathematical Medicine: Modeling Disease And Treatment, 2017 Illinois State University

#### Mathematical Medicine: Modeling Disease And Treatment, Lisette Depillis

*Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research*

No abstract provided.

Modelling Walleye Population And Its Cannibalism Effect, 2017 The University of Western Ontario

#### Modelling Walleye Population And Its Cannibalism Effect, Quan Zhou

*Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository*

Walleye is a very common recreational fish in Canada with a strong cannibalism tendency, such that walleyes with larger sizes will consume their smaller counterparts when food sources are limited or a surplus of adults is present. Cannibalism may be a factor promoting population oscillation. As fish reach a certain age or biological stage (i.e. biological maturity), the number of fish achieving that stage is known as fish recruitment. The objective of this thesis is to model the walleye population with its recruitment and cannibalism effect. A matrix population model has been introduced to characterize the walleye population into ...

On Honey Bee Colony Dynamics And Disease Transmission, 2017 The University of Western Ontario

#### On Honey Bee Colony Dynamics And Disease Transmission, Matthew I. Betti

*Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository*

The work herein falls under the umbrella of mathematical modeling of disease transmission. The majority of this document focuses on the extent to which infection undermines the strength of a honey bee colony. These studies extend from simple mass-action ordinary differential equations models, to continuous age-structured partial differential equation models and finally a detailed agent-based model which accounts for vector transmission of infection between bees as well as a host of other influences and stressors on honey bee colony dynamics. These models offer a series of predictions relevant to the fate of honey bee colonies in the presence of disease ...