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18th Annual Rocky Mountain Spectroscopy Conference, 2017 University of Denver

18th Annual Rocky Mountain Spectroscopy Conference

Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance

Final program and abstracts from the 18th annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Spectroscopy Conference, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. Held in Denver, Colorado, August 2-3, 1976.


Understanding Patterns In Chesapeake Bay Water Clarity: The Importance Of Measurement, Location, And Physical Versus Biological Controls, Carl Friedrichs 2017 Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Understanding Patterns In Chesapeake Bay Water Clarity: The Importance Of Measurement, Location, And Physical Versus Biological Controls, Carl Friedrichs

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Additive Negative Effects Of Anthropogenic Sedimentation And Warming On The Survival Of Coral Recruits, Francesca Fourney, Joana Figueiredo 2017 Nova Southeastern University

Additive Negative Effects Of Anthropogenic Sedimentation And Warming On The Survival Of Coral Recruits, Francesca Fourney, Joana Figueiredo

Joana Figueiredo

Corals worldwide are facing population declines due to global climate change and local anthropogenic impacts. Global climate change effects are hard to tackle but recent studies show that some coral species can better handle climate change stress when provided with additional energy resources. The local stressor that most undermines energy acquisition is sedimentation because it impedes coral heterotrophic feeding and their ability to photosynthesize. To investigate if reducing local sedimentation will enable corals to better endure ocean warming, we quantitatively assessed the combined effects of increased temperature and sedimentation (concentration and turbidity) on the survival of coral recruits of the ...


Draps: Dynamic And Resource-Aware Placement Scheme For Docker Containers In A Heterogeneous Cluster, Ying Mao 2017 The College of New Jersey

Draps: Dynamic And Resource-Aware Placement Scheme For Docker Containers In A Heterogeneous Cluster, Ying Mao

Ying Mao

Virtualization is a promising technology that has facilitated cloud computing to become the next wave of the Internet revolution. Adopted by data centers, millions of applications that are powered by various virtual machines improve the quality of services. Although virtual machines are well-isolated among each other, they suffer from redundant boot volumes and slow provisioning time. To address limitations, containers were born to deploy and run distributed applications without launching entire virtual machines. As a dominant player, Docker is an open-source implementation of container technology. When managing a cluster of Docker containers, the management tool, Swarmkit, does not take the ...


Experimenting With The Identity (Xy)Z = Y(Zx), Irvin Roy Hentzel, David P. Jacobs, Sekhar V. Muddana 2017 Iowa State University

Experimenting With The Identity (Xy)Z = Y(Zx), Irvin Roy Hentzel, David P. Jacobs, Sekhar V. Muddana

Irvin Roy Hentzel

An experiment with the nonassociative algebra program Albert led to the discovery of the following surprising theorem. Let G be a groupoid satisfying the identity (xy)z = y(zx). Then for products in G involving at least five elements, all factors commute and associate. A corollary is that any semiprime ring satisfying this identity must be commutative and associative, generalizing a known result of Chen.


Semiprime Locally(-1, 1) Ring With Minimal Condition, Irvin R. Hentzel, H. F. Smith 2017 Iowa State University

Semiprime Locally(-1, 1) Ring With Minimal Condition, Irvin R. Hentzel, H. F. Smith

Irvin Roy Hentzel

Let L be a left ideal of a right alternative ring A with characteristic ::/=2. If L is maximal and nil, then L is a two-sided ideal. If L is minimal, then it is either a two-sided ideal, or the ideal it generates is contained in the right nucleus of A. In particular, if A is prime, then a minimal left ideal of A must be a two-sided ideal. Let A be a semiprime locally (-1, 1) ring with characteristic ::1=2, 3. Then A is isomorphic to a subdirect sum of an alternative ring, a strong (-1, 1) ring ...


Minimal Identities Of Bernstein Alegebras, Irvin R. Hentzel, Ivan Correa, Luiz Antionio Peresi 2017 Iowa State University

Minimal Identities Of Bernstein Alegebras, Irvin R. Hentzel, Ivan Correa, Luiz Antionio Peresi

Irvin Roy Hentzel

We construct the minimal identities for Bernstein algebras, exceptional Bernstein algebras and normal Bernstein algebras. We use the technique of processing identities via the representation of the symmetric groups. The computer algorithms for creating the standard tableaus and the integral representations are summarized.


Counterexamples In Nonassociative Algebra, Irvin R. Hentzel, Luiz Antonio Peresi 2017 Iowa State University

Counterexamples In Nonassociative Algebra, Irvin R. Hentzel, Luiz Antonio Peresi

Irvin Roy Hentzel

We present a method of constructing counterexamples in nonassociative algebra. The heart of the computation is constructing a matrix of identities and reducing this matrix (usually very sparse) to row canonical form. The example is constructed from the entries in one column of this row canonical form. While this procedure is not polynomial in the degree of the identity, several shortcuts are listed which shorten calculations. Several examples are given.


On Preserving Structured Matrices Using Double Bracket Operators: Tridiagonal And Toeplitz Matrices, Kenneth Driessel, Irvin R. Hentzel, Wasin So 2017 University of Wyoming

On Preserving Structured Matrices Using Double Bracket Operators: Tridiagonal And Toeplitz Matrices, Kenneth Driessel, Irvin R. Hentzel, Wasin So

Irvin Roy Hentzel

In the algebra of square matrices over the complex numbers, denotes Two problems are solved: (1) Find all Hermitian matrices M which have the following property: For every Hermitian matrix A, if A is tridiagonal, then so is (2) Find all Hermitian matrices M which have the following property: For every Hermitian matrix A, if A is Toeplitz, then so is


On Prime Right Alternative Algebras And Alternators, Giulia Maria Piacentini Cattaneo, Irvin R. Hentzel 2017 Italian National Research Council

On Prime Right Alternative Algebras And Alternators, Giulia Maria Piacentini Cattaneo, Irvin R. Hentzel

Irvin Roy Hentzel

We study subvarieties of the variety of right alternative algebras over a field of characteristic t2,t3 such that the defining identities of the variety force the span of the alternators to be an ideal and do not force an algebra with identity element to be alternative. We call a member of such a variety a right alternative alternator ideal algebra. We characterize the algebras of this subvariety by finding an identity which holds if and only if an algebra belongs to the subvariety. We use this identity to prove that if R is a prime, right alternative alternator ideal ...


Long Simulation Of Regional Climate As A Sequence Of Short Segments, Zaitao Pan, Eugene Takle, William Gutowski, Richard Turner 2017 Iowa State University

Long Simulation Of Regional Climate As A Sequence Of Short Segments, Zaitao Pan, Eugene Takle, William Gutowski, Richard Turner

William J. Gutowski, Jr.

Regional climate simulations are long time integrations over an open system where the atmosphere over part of the model domain (boundary zones) is updated periodically. Model reinitialization after a long period of integration can allow several segments of a long simulation to be run in parallel and also minimize possible drift caused by accumulated model errors. However, the spinup problems introduced by each additional restart must be addressed. The necessity and feasibility of subdividing long integrations is investigated by means of a series of experiments in which the authors examine the effects of reinitialization frequency and the relative importance of ...


Potential Impacts Of Climate Change On U.S. Transportation, William J. Gutowski Jr., H. G. Schwartz, A. C. Clark, G. E. Dickey, G. C. Eads, R. E. Gallamore, G. Giuliano, R. H. Iwasaki, K. H. Jacob, T. R. Karl, R. J. Lempert, L. Paiewonsky, S. G. H. Philander, C. R. Zeppie 2017 Iowa State University

Potential Impacts Of Climate Change On U.S. Transportation, William J. Gutowski Jr., H. G. Schwartz, A. C. Clark, G. E. Dickey, G. C. Eads, R. E. Gallamore, G. Giuliano, R. H. Iwasaki, K. H. Jacob, T. R. Karl, R. J. Lempert, L. Paiewonsky, S. G. H. Philander, C. R. Zeppie

William J. Gutowski, Jr.

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Climate Models: An Assessment Of Strengths And Limitations, David C. Bader, Curtis Covey, William J. Gutowski Jr., Isaac M. Held, Kenneth e. Kunkel, Ronald L. Miller, Robin T. Tokmakian, Minghua H. Zhang 2017 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Climate Models: An Assessment Of Strengths And Limitations, David C. Bader, Curtis Covey, William J. Gutowski Jr., Isaac M. Held, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Ronald L. Miller, Robin T. Tokmakian, Minghua H. Zhang

William J. Gutowski, Jr.

Executive Summary Scientists extensively use mathematical models of Earth’s climate, executed on the most powerful computers available, to examine hypotheses about past and present-day climates. Development of climate models is fully consistent with approaches being taken in many other fields of science dealing with very complex systems. These climate simulations provide a framework within which enhanced understanding of climate-relevant processes, along with improved observations, are merged into coherent projections of future climate change. This report describes the models and their ability to simulate current climate. The science of climate modeling has matured through finer spatial resolution, the inclusion of ...


Long-Term Climate Change: Projections, Commitments And Irreversibility, William J. Gutowski Jr., Matthew Collins, Reto Knutti, Julie Arblaster, Jean-Louis Dufresne, Thierry Fichefet, Pierre Fridlingstien, Xuejie Gao, Tim Johns, Gerhard Krinner, Mxolisi Shongwe, Claudia Tebaldi, Andrew J. Weaver, Michael Wehner 2017 Iowa State University

Long-Term Climate Change: Projections, Commitments And Irreversibility, William J. Gutowski Jr., Matthew Collins, Reto Knutti, Julie Arblaster, Jean-Louis Dufresne, Thierry Fichefet, Pierre Fridlingstien, Xuejie Gao, Tim Johns, Gerhard Krinner, Mxolisi Shongwe, Claudia Tebaldi, Andrew J. Weaver, Michael Wehner

William J. Gutowski, Jr.

Executive Summary This chapter assesses long-term projections of climate change for the end of the 21st century and beyond, where the forced signal depends on the scenario and is typically larger than the internal variability of the climate system. Changes are expressed with respect to a baseline period of 1986–2005, unless otherwise stated.


Challenges And Opportunities In The Hydrologic Sciences, William J. Gutowski Jr., G. M. Hornberger, E. Bernhardt, W. E. Dietrich, D. Entekhabi, G. E. Fogg, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, W. B. Lyons, K. W. Potter, S. W. Tyler, H. J. Vaux, C. J. Vorosmarty, C. Welty, C. A. Woodhouse, C. Zheng 2017 Iowa State University

Challenges And Opportunities In The Hydrologic Sciences, William J. Gutowski Jr., G. M. Hornberger, E. Bernhardt, W. E. Dietrich, D. Entekhabi, G. E. Fogg, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, W. B. Lyons, K. W. Potter, S. W. Tyler, H. J. Vaux, C. J. Vorosmarty, C. Welty, C. A. Woodhouse, C. Zheng

William J. Gutowski, Jr.

No abstract provided.


Anti-Neoplastic Activity Of Two Flavone Isomers Derived From Gnaphalium Elegans And Achyrocline Bogotensis, Christan M. Thomas, Robert C. Wood III, Jarrett E. Wyatt, Morgan H. Pendleton, Ruben D. Torrenegra, Oscar E. Rodriguez, Sam Harirforoosh, Maria Ballester, Janet Lightner, Koyamangalath Krishnan, Victoria P. Ramsauer 2017 East Tennessee State Universtiy

Anti-Neoplastic Activity Of Two Flavone Isomers Derived From Gnaphalium Elegans And Achyrocline Bogotensis, Christan M. Thomas, Robert C. Wood Iii, Jarrett E. Wyatt, Morgan H. Pendleton, Ruben D. Torrenegra, Oscar E. Rodriguez, Sam Harirforoosh, Maria Ballester, Janet Lightner, Koyamangalath Krishnan, Victoria P. Ramsauer

Maria Ballester

Over 4000 flavonoids have been identified so far and among these, many are known to have antitumor activities. The basis of the relationships between chemical structures, type and position of substituent groups and the effects these compounds exert specifically on cancer cells are not completely elucidated. Here we report the differential cytotoxic effects of two flavone isomers on human cancer cells from breast (MCF7, SK-BR-3), colon (Caco-2, HCT116), pancreas (MIA PaCa, Panc 28), and prostate (PC3, LNCaP) that vary in differentiation status and tumorigenic potential. These flavones are derived from plants of the family Asteraceae, genera Gnaphalium and Achyrocline reputed ...


19th Annual Conference On Analytical Chemistry, 2017 University of Denver

19th Annual Conference On Analytical Chemistry

Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance

Program and abstracts from the 19th annual meeting of the Conference on Analytical Chemistry, co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and the Rocky Mountain Chromatography Discussion Group. Held in Denver, Colorado, August 1-3, 1977.


20th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference On Analytical Chemistry, 2017 University of Denver

20th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference On Analytical Chemistry

Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance

Abstracts and program from the 20th annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and the Rocky Mountain Chromatography Discussion Group. Held in Denver, Colorado, August 7-9, 1978.


21st Rocky Mountain Conference On Analytical Chemistry, 2017 University of Denver

21st Rocky Mountain Conference On Analytical Chemistry

Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance

Abstracts and meeting program from the 21st annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and the Rocky Mountain Chromatography Discussion Group. Held in Denver, Colorado, July 30 - August 1, 1979.


22nd Rocky Mountain Conference On Analytical Chemistry, 2017 University of Denver

22nd Rocky Mountain Conference On Analytical Chemistry

Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance

Abstracts and meeting program from the 22nd annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and the Rocky Mountain Chromatography Discussion Group. Held in Denver, Colorado, August 10-14, 1980.


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