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8831Probability: An Introduction with Statistical Applications, second edition
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Contributed by: John J. Kinney. Thoroughly updated, Probability: An Introduction with Statistical Applications, Second Edition features a comprehensive exploration of statistical data analysis as an application of probability. The new edition provides an introduction to statistics with accessible coverage of reliability, acceptance sampling, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and simple ...BooksMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:26:46 -0600Pathways Through Applied and Computational Physics
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Contributed by: Nicolo Barbero, Matteo Delfino, Carlo Palmisano, Gianfranco Zosi. This book is intended for undergraduates and young researchers who wish to understand the role that different branches of physics and mathematics play in the execution of actual experiments. The unique feature of the book is that all the subjects addressed are strictly interconnected within the context of the ...BooksMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:14:02 -0600Exploring Linear Algebra: Labs and Projects with Mathematica
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Contributed by: Crista Arangala. Exploring Linear Algebra: Labs and Projects with Mathematica® is a hands-on lab manual for daily use in the classroom. Each lab includes exercises, theorems, and problems that guide your students on an exploration of linear algebra.The exercises section integrates problems, technology, Mathematica® visualization, and Mathematica CDFs, enabling students to discover ...BooksWed, 03 Dec 2014 15:16:15 -0600Neoclassical Physics
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Contributed by: Mark A. Cunningham. In this introductory text, physics concepts are introduced as a means of understanding experimental observations, not as a sequential list of facts to be memorized. The book is structured around the key scientific discoveries that led to much of our current understanding of the universe. Numerous exercises are provided that utilize Mathematica software to help ...BooksWed, 03 Dec 2014 15:12:52 -0600Theorema 2.0: A System for Mathematical Theory Exploration
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Contributed by: Wolfgang Windsteiger. Theorema 2.0 stands for a re-design including a complete reimplementation of the Theorema system, which was originally designed, developed, and implemented by Bruno Buchberger and his Theorema group at RISC. In this talk, we want to present the current status of the new implementation, in particular the new user interface of the system.ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:19:00 -0600Finite Element Formulations Applied to Outer Ear Modeling
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Contributed by: Gaia Volandri, Costantino Carmignani, Francesea Di Puccio, Paola Forte. The work described in this paper is part of a broader research activity on the development of a virtual ear. The present study focuses on the tympanic membrane and auditory canal modeiing, which are important components in sound transmission. The standard finite element method (FEM) and an alternative method ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:15:30 -0600Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty of Fabric Surface Resistance Implied by the Van der Pauw Equation
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Contributed by: Magdalena Tokarska. This paper presents a method for evaluating measurement uncertainty in the situation when the function of the measurement model occurring in an implicit mathematical form. The Van der Pauw equation used for determining the surface resistance of an electroconductive specimen was selected as a sample measurement model. With the use of the Mathematica program, it ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:10:33 -0600An 8-week Brain MRI Follow-up Analysis of Rat Eosinophilic Meningitis Caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infection
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Contributed by: L. Y. Shyu, H. H. Tsai, D. P. Lin, H. H. Chang, Y. S. Tyan, J. C. Weng. Early differential diagnosis and timely follow-up are advantageous in the management of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection. This study aimed to characterize angiostrongyliasis in the rat brain for an 8-week period using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with contrast-enhanced T1-weighted images (T1WI), T2- ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:05:18 -0600A general family of third order method for finding multiple roots
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Contributed by: D. Sbibih, A. Serghini, A. Tijini, A. Zidna. In this paper, we describe a general family of iterative methods for approximating a multiple root z with multiplicity m of a complex defined function. Almost of the family of the methods existing in the literature that use two-function and one-derivative evaluations are a special choice of this general method. We give some conditions ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:17 -0600TRANSIT LIGHT CURVES WITH FINITE INTEGRATION TIME: FISHER INFORMATION ANALYSIS
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Contributed by: Ellen M. Price, Leslie A. Rogers. Kepler has revolutionized the study of transiting planets with its unprecedented photometric precision on more than 150,000 target stars. Most of the transiting planet candidates detected by Kepler have been observed as long-cadence targets with 30 minute integration times, and the upcoming Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will record full ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:57:31 -0600Introducing a Comprehensive Data Reduction and Uncertainty Propagation Algorithm for U-Th Geochronometry with Extraction Chromatography and Isotope Dilution MC-ICP-MS
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Contributed by: Ali Pourmand, Francois L. H. Tissot, Monica Arienzo, Arash Sharifi. We present an open-source algorithm in Mathematica application (Wolfram Research) with a transparent data reduction and Monte Carlo simulation of systematic and random uncertainties for U-Th geochronometry by multi-collector ICP-MS. Uranium and thorium were quantitatively separated frommatrix elements through a ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:53:40 -0600Harmonic shears of slit and polygonal mappings
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Contributed by: Saminathan Ponnusamy, Tri Quach, Antti Rasila. In this paper, we study harmonic mappings by using the shear construction, introduced by Clunie and Sheil-Small in 1984. We consider two classes of conformal mappings, each of which maps the unit disk D univalently onto a domain which is convex in the horizontal direction, and shear these mappings with suitable dilatations x. Mappings ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:50:14 -0600Extended Gaussian quadratures for functions with an end-point singularity of logarithmic type
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Contributed by: K. Pachucki, M. Puchalski, V.A. Yerokhin. The extended Gaussian quadrature rules are shown to be an efficient tool for numerical integration of wide class of functions with singularities of logarithmic type. The quadratures are exact for the functions pol1n−1(x) + ln x pol2n−1(x), where pol1n−1(x) and pol2n−1(x) are two arbitrary polynomials of degree n ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:47:31 -0600Diagrams for certain quotients of PSL(2, Z[i])
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Contributed by: QAISER MUSHTAQ, AWAIS YOUSAF. Actions of the Picard group PSL(2, Z[i]) on PL(Fp), where p ≡1(mod 4), are investigated through diagrams. Each diagram is composed of fragments of three types. A technique is developed to count the number of fragments which frequently occur in the diagrams for the action of the Picard group on PL(Fp). The conditions of existence of fixed points ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:44:35 -0600Evolution of The Orbital-Plane Orientations in the Two-Protoplanet Three-Body Problem with Variable Masses
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Contributed by: M. Zh. Minglibayev, G. M. Mayemerova. The three body problem with variable masses with two of the bodies being protoplanets is analyzed. The protoplanetary masses are assumed to be much less than the protosolar mass: m1(t) m0(t), m2(t) m0(t). The variations of the body masses over time are assumed to be known. The masses vary isotropically with different rates: m˙ 0/m0 = ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:41:58 -0600Exploring Interactive and Dynamic Simulations Using a Computer Algebra System in an Advanced Placement Chemistry Course
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Contributed by: Paul S. Matsumoto. The article describes the use of Mathematica, a computer algebra system (CAS), in a high school chemistry course. Mathematica was used to generate a graph, where a slider controls the value of parameter(s) in the equation; thus, students can visualize the effect of the parameter(s) on the behavior of the system. Also, Mathematica can show the steps in the ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:38:59 -0600Length-area-volume of long bubbles in horizontal slug flow
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Contributed by: L.M.C. Matamoros, J.B.R. Loureiro, A.P. Silva Freire. The morphology of long bubbles in horizontal slug flows is experimentally investigated through images obtained with a high-speed camera. The flow conditions resulted in very long and interface-perturbed bubbles, so that a special procedure needed to be developed to correctly identify all of their geometric features. The ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:36:33 -0600Hopf bifurcation of a generalized Moon-Rand system
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Contributed by: Jaume Llibre, Clàudia Valls. We study the Hopf bifurcation from the equilibrium point at the origin of a generalized Moon-Rand system. We prove that the Hopf bifurcation can produce 8 limit cycles. The main tool for proving these results is the averaging theory of fourth order. The computations are not difficult, but very big and have been done with the help of Mathematica and ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:30:43 -0600Quantum Phenomena Modeled by Interactions between Many Classical Worlds
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Contributed by: Michael J.W. Hall, Dirk-André Deckert, Howard M. Wiseman. We investigatewhether quantum theory can be understood as the continuumlimit of a mechanical theory, in which there is a huge, but finite, number of classical 'worlds,' and quantum effects arise solely from a universal interaction between these worlds, without reference to anywave function. Here, a 'world' means an entire ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:26:28 -06003G network traffic sources measurement and analysis
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Contributed by: Rossitza Goleva, Dimitar Atamian, Seferin Mirtchev, Desislava Dimitrova, Lyubina Grigorova. In this paper, we show statistical analyses of several types of traffic sources in a 3G network, namely voice, video and data sources. For each traffic source type, measurements were collected in order to, on the one hand, gain better understanding of the statistical characteristics of the ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:23:10 -0600Heat and mass transfer of two-layer flows of third-grade nano-fluids in a vertical channel
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Contributed by: U. Farooq, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi, Shijun Liao. The heat and mass transfer of two-layer flows of non-Newtonian (third-grade) fluid in a vertical channel is investigated in details, when one layer of water is nano-fluid and the other is clear, with the viscous dissipation. In each layer, the boundary-layer flow is governed by coupled nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODEs). ...ArticlesFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:19:33 -0600Green's Functions with Reflection
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Contributed by: F. Adrián F. Tojo, Alberto Cabada, José Ángel Cid, Beatriz Máquez-Villamarín. The program Green's Functions with Reflection computes the Green's function of a boundary value problem given by a linear nth-order differential equation with reflection and constant coefficients with any kind of two-point boundary conditions.The algorithm employed to reduce the problem to an ODE is ...MathSource: Packages and ProgramsFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:11:43 -0600Stock Forecasting and American Option pricing compared to Black-Scholes(BS) using Bayesian Markov Monte Carlo Simulation or Neural Networks with Indicators
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Contributed by: Richard Belshaw. All the relevant indicators are displayed for a timely and a long term investment decision based on the probability of success both in terms of the most probable path into the future and in terms of all paths into the future. In that sense this is a path integration technique that employs Bayesian and Markov thinking with a multi path Monte Carlo simulation. ...MathSource: Packages and ProgramsFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:05:57 -0600Wildfires simulation package
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Contributed by: Paritosh Mokhasi, Frank Fendell. This package provides tools for performing level-set simulations on complex terrain given a prescribed wind-field. Functions are also provided for generating two and three dimensional wind-fields using divergence-free interpolation. A custom interpolation scheme using radial basis functions is also provided for generating terrain surfaces from ...MathSource: Packages and ProgramsFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:59:28 -0600Computational Explorations in Magnetron Sputtering
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Contributed by: E. J. McInerney. Magnetron Sputtering is a widely used industrial process for depositing thin films. PVD films are found in everything from the moisture barriers in potato chip bags to the interconnects of modern semiconductor devices. This book walks you through the physics of Magnetron Sputtering in a step-by-step fashion. Starting with the magnetic fields crucial to efficient ...BooksFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:50:06 -0600