Color Space Standardization And Image Analysis For High-Throughput Phenotyping Of Sorghum Bicolor, 2018 Department of Mathematics, Illinois State University

#### Color Space Standardization And Image Analysis For High-Throughput Phenotyping Of Sorghum Bicolor, Alexandria A. Pokorny

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

No abstract provided.

R\'Enyi's Quantum Thermodynamical Inequalities, 2018 University of Coimbra

#### R\'Enyi's Quantum Thermodynamical Inequalities, Natalia Bebiano, Joao Da Providencia, J.P. Da Providencia

*Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra*

A theory of thermodynamics has been recently formulated and derived on the basis of R\'enyi entropy and its relative versions. In this framework, the concepts of partition function, internal energy and free energy are defined, and fundamental quantum thermodynamical inequalities are deduced. In the context of R\'enyi's thermodynamics, the variational Helmholtz principle is stated and the condition of equilibrium is analyzed. The %obtained results reduce to the von Neumann ones when the R\'enyi entropic parameter $\alpha$ approaches 1. The main goal of the article is to give simple and self-contained proofs of important known results in ...

Exit-Time Of Granular Media Equation Starting In A Local Minimum, 2018 Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Étienne, France

#### Exit-Time Of Granular Media Equation Starting In A Local Minimum, Julian Tugaut

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

A Discrete Time Approximations For Certain Class Of One-Dimensional Backward Stochastic Differential Equations Via Girsanov's Theorem, 2018 Université Mohammed Premier

#### A Discrete Time Approximations For Certain Class Of One-Dimensional Backward Stochastic Differential Equations Via Girsanov's Theorem, Aissa Sghir, Driss Seghir, Soukaina Hadiri

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

Bsdes On Finite And Infinite Horizon With Time-Delayed Generators, 2018 ETH Zürich, Switzerland

#### Bsdes On Finite And Infinite Horizon With Time-Delayed Generators, Peng Luo, Ludovic Tangpi

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

A Triple Comparison Between Anticipating Stochastic Integrals In Financial Modeling, 2018 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

#### A Triple Comparison Between Anticipating Stochastic Integrals In Financial Modeling, Joan Bastons, Carlos Escudero

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

Stochastic Representation Of Tau Functions With An Application To The Korteweg-De Vries Equation, 2018 Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

#### Stochastic Representation Of Tau Functions With An Application To The Korteweg-De Vries Equation, Michèle Thieullen, Alexis Vigot

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

Symmetric Weighted Odd-Power Variations Of Fractional Brownian Motion And Applications, 2018 University of Kansas

#### Symmetric Weighted Odd-Power Variations Of Fractional Brownian Motion And Applications, David Nualart, Raghid Zeineddine

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

Arratia Flow With Drift And Trotter Formula For Brownian Web, 2018 Institute of Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

#### Arratia Flow With Drift And Trotter Formula For Brownian Web, Andrey A. Dorogovtsev, M. B. Vovchanskii

*Communications on Stochastic Analysis*

No abstract provided.

Don't Ask The Baby To Do Calculus: Thoughts From An Early-Career Math Mama, 2018 Worcester State University

#### Don't Ask The Baby To Do Calculus: Thoughts From An Early-Career Math Mama, Caitlin Krul

*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*

I very recently became a math mama. In my desperate search for patterns and structure in those first few weeks, my husband told me, "She's only three weeks old; we can't expect her to be doing calculus homework." I suppose he was right. I am working towards tenure and finding a new balance between teaching and family, all while trying to not lose sight of who I am. My personal challenges range from the logistics of being a nursing mother in a shared office to feelings of being seen as less adequate in my job if I present ...

Inquiry Based Learning: A Teaching And Parenting Opportunity, 2018 Dominican University

#### Inquiry Based Learning: A Teaching And Parenting Opportunity, Aliza Steurer

*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*

In this paper, I discuss what appears to be a new perspective on inquiry based learning (IBL) by describing its parallels with parenting. IBL is a student-centered learning method involving collaborative work on carefully sequenced exercises, oral and written communication of solutions, and peer review. Students create their own knowledge and present their ideas, and the instructor acts as a facilitator. The parallels between IBL and parenting include a growth mindset, emphasizing process over outcome, learning from mistakes, learning how to get unstuck, and deconstructing tasks. IBL and parenting also involve similar social interactions, such as responding to difficult questions ...

Semipositivity Of Linear Maps Relative To Proper Cones In Finite Dimensional Real Hilbert Spaces, 2018 IISER Trivandrum

#### Semipositivity Of Linear Maps Relative To Proper Cones In Finite Dimensional Real Hilbert Spaces, Chandrashekaran Arumugasamy, Sachindranath Jayaraman, Vatsalkumar N. Mer

*Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra*

For a proper cone $K$ in a finite dimensional real Hilbert space $V$, a linear map $L$ is said to be $K$-semipositive if there exists $d \in K^\circ$, the interior of $K$, such that $L(d) \in K^\circ$. The aim of this manuscript is to characterize $K$-semipositivity of linear maps relative to a proper cone. Among several results obtained, $K$-semipositivity is characterized in terms of products of the form $YX^{-1}$ for $K$-positive linear maps ($L(K \setminus \{0\}) \subseteq K^\circ$) with $X$ invertible, semipositivity of matrices relative to the $n$-dimensional Lorentz ...

Quantitative Literacy And Civic Virtue, 2018 University of Colorado, Denver

#### Quantitative Literacy And Civic Virtue, William Briggs

*Numeracy*

Mathematics educators are occasionally called upon to justify the existence or the offering of quantitative literacy courses. This paper argues that effective quantitative literacy courses have different goals than algebra courses and are legitimate alternatives to algebra courses for non-STEM students. Furthermore, quantitative literacy courses affirm the historic relationship between citizenship and education. In today’s world of proliferating news sources, social media, and fake news, quantitative literacy has become an essential component of the long-held ideal of civic virtue.

Elements Of Calculus 1, 2018 CUNY City College

Algorithmic Trading With Prior Information, 2018 Washington University in St. Louis

#### Algorithmic Trading With Prior Information, Xinyi Cai

*Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations*

Traders utilize strategies by using a mix of market and limit orders to generate profits. There are different types of traders in the market, some have prior information and can learn from changes in prices to tweak her trading strategy continuously(Informed Traders), some have no prior information but can learn(Uninformed Learners), and some have no prior information and cannot learn(Uninformed Traders). In this thesis. Alvaro C, Sebastian J and Damir K \cite{AL} proposed a model for algorithmic traders to access the impact of dynamic learning in profit and loss in 2014. The traders can employ the ...

Developmental Mathematics: A Quantitative Investigation Of Instructor Classification As Related To Student Success, 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

#### Developmental Mathematics: A Quantitative Investigation Of Instructor Classification As Related To Student Success, Brittany A. Fish

*Electronic Theses and Dissertations*

The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine what type of predictive power exists between an instructor’s employment classification, student gender, student race, and first-generation status on a student’s academic success in developmental mathematics, as measured by final semester grades at a regionally comprehensive state university in Texas between fall 2013 and spring 2017. Data were collected from the institution under study and the sample population included 1932 unique student observations. The data collected in this study were analyzed through a binary logistic regression model to determine whether an instructor’s employment classification, student gender, student race ...

Examples Of Solving The Wave Equation In The Hyperbolic Plane, 2018 Liberty University

#### Examples Of Solving The Wave Equation In The Hyperbolic Plane, Cooper Ramsey

*Senior Honors Theses*

The complex numbers have proven themselves immensely useful in physics, mathematics, and engineering. One useful tool of the complex numbers is the method of conformal mapping which is used to solve various problems in physics and engineering that involved Laplace’s equation. Following the work done by Dr. James Cook, the complex numbers are replaced with associative real algebras. This paper focuses on another algebra, the hyperbolic numbers. A solution method like conformal mapping is developed with solutions to the one-dimensional wave equation. Applications of this solution method revolve around engineering and physics problems involving the propagation of waves. To ...

Italian Domination In Complementary Prisms, 2018 East Tennessee State University

#### Italian Domination In Complementary Prisms, Haley D. Russell

*Electronic Theses and Dissertations*

Let $G$ be any graph and let $\overline{G}$ be its complement. The complementary prism of $G$ is formed from the disjoint union of a graph $G$ and its complement $\overline{G}$ by adding the edges of a perfect matching between the corresponding vertices of $G$ and $\overline{G}$. An Italian dominating function on a graph $G$ is a function such that $f \, : \, V \to \{ 0,1,2 \}$ and for each vertex $v \in V$ for which $f(v)=0$, it holds that $\sum_{u \in N(v)} f(u) \geq 2$. The weight of an Italian dominating function is ...

Supporting English Language Learners Inside The Mathematics Classroom: One Teacher’S Unique Perspective Working With Students During Their First Years In America, 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

#### Supporting English Language Learners Inside The Mathematics Classroom: One Teacher’S Unique Perspective Working With Students During Their First Years In America, Amy Marie Fendrick

*Research and Evaluation in Literacy and Technology*

Reflecting upon my personal experiences teaching mathematics to English Language Learners (ELL) in a public high school in Lincoln, Nebraska, this essay largely focuses on the time I spent as the only Accelerated Math teacher in my school building. From 2012 – 2017, I taught three different subjects at this high school: Advanced Algebra, Algebra, and Accelerated Math. This essay highlights why I chose to become a math and ELL teacher, as well as the challenges, issues, struggles, and successes I experienced during my time teaching. I focus on the challenges I faced teaching students who did not share my native ...

On Coding For Partial Erasure Channels, 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

#### On Coding For Partial Erasure Channels, Carolyn Mayer

*Dissertations, Theses, and Student Research Papers in Mathematics*

Error correcting codes have been essential to the technology we use in everyday life in digital storage, wireless communication, barcodes, and much more. Different channel models are used for different types of communication (for example, if information is sent to one person or to many people) and different types of errors. Partial erasure channels were recently introduced to model applications in which some information remains after an erasure event. These remnants of information may be used to increase the chances of successful decoding. We introduce a new partial erasure channel in which partial erasures correspond to individual bit erasures in ...