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Modeling alignment enhancement for solid polarized targetsJul 21 2017A model of dynamic orientation using optimized radiofrequency (RF) irradiation produced perpendicular to the holding field is developed for the spin-1 system required for tensor-polarized fixed-target experiments. The derivation applies to RF produced ... More
Colored Eulerian Polynomials and the Colored PermutohedronMay 28 2016This paper introduces a colored generalization of the Eulerian polynomials, denoted the $\alpha$-colored Eulerian polynomials. We first compute these polynomials by taking the $h$-vector of the $\alpha$-colored permutohedron, a colored analog of the permutohedron ... More
Tropical complexesAug 17 2013Jun 08 2015We introduce tropical complexes, which are Delta-complexes together with additional numerical data. On a tropical complex, we define divisors and linear equivalence between divisors, analogous to the notions for algebraic varieties, and generalizing previous ... More
Excluded homeomorphism types for dual complexes of surfacesJun 15 2015We study an obstruction to prescribing the dual complex of a strict semistable degeneration of an algebraic surface. In particular, we show that if $\Delta$ is a complex homeomorphic to a 2-dimensional manifold with negative Euler characteristic, then ... More
A Uniqueness Theorem for Thermoacoustic Tomography in the Case of Limited Boundary DataFeb 17 2009Feb 18 2009We prove a uniqueness theorem for compactly supported initial data for the variable speed wave equation arising in models of thermoacoustic tomography, given measurements on a part of the boundary. The proof is based on domain of dependence arguments ... More
unWISE: unblurred coadds of the WISE imagingMay 01 2014The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE; Wright et al. 2010) satellite observed the full sky in four mid-infrared bands in the 2.8 to 28 micron range. The primary mission was completed in 2010. The WISE team have done a superb job of producing a ... More
Non-standard Symplectic Structures via Symplectic CohomologyNov 29 2014We examine how symplectic cohomology may be used as an invariant on symplectic structures, and investigate the non-uniqueness of these structures on Liouville domains, a field which has seen much development in the past decade. Notably, we prove the existence ... More
Combinatorial tropical surfacesJun 05 2015We study the combinatorial properties of 2-dimensional tropical complexes. In particular, we prove tropical analogues of the Hodge index theorem and Noether's formula. In addition, we introduce algebraic equivalence for divisors on tropical complexes ... More
The Gröbner stratification of a tropical varietyMay 18 2012Each Gr\"obner stratum of a tropical variety is a connected set of points, all of which induce the same initial subscheme. The Gr\"obner stratification is a coarsening of the decomposition into Gr\"obner polyhedra, and has the advantage that it does not ... More
A Reconstruction Procedure for Thermoacoustic Tomography in the Case of Limited Boundary DataMay 18 2009We derive an explicit method for reconstructing singularities of the initial data in a thermoacoustic tomography problem, in the case of variable sound speed and limited boundary data. In order to obtain this explicit formula we assume the metric induced ... More
Hyperdescent and etale K-theoryMay 16 2019We study the etale sheafification of algebraic K-theory, called etale K-theory. Our main results show that etale K-theory is very close to a noncommutative invariant called Selmer K-theory, which is defined at the level of categories. Consequently, we ... More
Fast, Small, and Simple Document Listing on Repetitive Text CollectionsFeb 20 2019Document listing on string collections is the task of finding all documents where a pattern appears. It is regarded as the most fundamental document retrieval problem, and is useful in various applications. Many of the fastest-growing string collections ... More
Wall-Crossing in Genus Zero Landau-Ginzburg TheoryFeb 26 2014Jan 08 2015We study genus zero wall-crossing for a family of moduli spaces introduced recently by Fan-Farvis-Ruan. The family has a wall and chamber structure relative to a positive rational parameter. For a Fermat quasi-homogeneous polynomial W (not necessarily ... More
Causal Inference through the Method of Direct EstimationMar 16 2017Apr 01 2017The intersection of causal inference and machine learning is a rapidly advancing field. We propose a new approach, the method of direct estimation, that draws on both traditions in order to obtain nonparametric estimates of treatment effects. The approach ... More
Limit Points Badly Approximable by HoroballsJan 21 2012Apr 11 2012For a proper, geodesic, Gromov hyperbolic metric space X, a discrete subgroup of isometries \Gamma whose limit set is uniformly perfect, and a disjoint collection of horoballs {H_j}, we show that the set of limit points badly approximable by {H_j} is ... More
Three notions of tropical rank for symmetric matricesDec 08 2009We introduce and study three different notions of tropical rank for symmetric and dissimilarity matrices in terms of minimal decompositions into rank 1 symmetric matrices, star tree matrices, and tree matrices. Our results provide a close study of the ... More
Open Gromov-Witten Theory and the Crepant Resolution ConjectureFeb 03 2011We compute open GW invariants for $\mathcal{K}_{\mathbb{P}^1}\oplus\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}^1}$, open orbifold GW invariants for $[\C^3/\Z_2]$, formulate an open crepant resolution conjecture and verify it for this pair. We show that open invariants can ... More
Sigma Models and Phase Transitions for Complete IntersectionsNov 06 2015We study a one-parameter family of gauged linear sigma models (GLSMs) naturally associated to a complete intersection in weighted projective space. In the positive phase of the family we recover Gromov-Witten theory of the complete intersection, while ... More
Cyclic Hodge Integrals and Loop Schur FunctionsJan 10 2014We conjecture an evaluation of three-partition cyclic Hodge integrals in terms of loop Schur functions. Our formula implies the orbifold Gromov-Witten/Donaldson-Thomas correspondence for toric Calabi-Yau threefolds with transverse type A singularities. ... More
Random Polygon to Ellipse: A GeneralizationJun 26 2016This paper generalizes the result of Elmachtoub et al to any weighted barycenter, where a transformation is considered which takes an arbitrary point of division $\xi \in (0,1)$ of the segments of a polygon with $n$ vertices. We then consider connecting ... More
Intrinsic metrics on graphs: A surveyJul 28 2014Mar 24 2015A few years ago various disparities for Laplacians on graphs and manifolds were discovered. The corresponding results are mostly related to volume growth in the context of unbounded geometry. Indeed, these disparities can now be resolved by using so called ... More
On the spectral theory of operators on treesJan 15 2011We study a class of rooted trees with a substitution type structure. These trees are not necessarily regular, but exhibit a lot of symmetries. We consider nearest neighbor operators which reflect the symmetries of the trees. The spectrum of such operators ... More
Rare events, exponential hitting times and extremal indices via spectral perturbationFeb 17 2012We discuss how an eigenvalue perturbation formula for transfer operators of dynamical systems is related to exponential hitting time distributions and extreme value theory for processes generated by chaotic dynamical systems. We also list a number of ... More
DATR Theories and DATR ModelsMay 02 1995Evans and Gazdar introduced DATR as a simple, non-monotonic language for representing natural language lexicons. Although a number of implementations of DATR exist, the full language has until now lacked an explicit, declarative semantics. This paper ... More
On triangulated orbit categoriesMar 13 2005Dec 05 2005We show that the category of orbits of the bounded derived category of a hereditary category under a well-behaved autoequivalence is canonically triangulated. This answers a question by A. Buan, R. Marsh and I. Reiten which appeared in their study with ... More
Decay of Solutions to the Maxwell Equations on Schwarzschild-de Sitter SpacetimesJun 21 2017Jul 06 2017In this work, we consider solutions of the Maxwell equations on the Schwarzschild-de Sitter family of black hole spacetimes. We prove that, in the static region bounded by black hole and cosmological horizons, solutions of the Maxwell equations decay ... More
Tautness for sets of multiples and applications to $\mathcal B$-free dynamicsFeb 22 2018For any set $\mathcal B\subseteq\mathbb N=\{1,2,\dots\}$ one can define its \emph{set of multiples} $\mathcal M_{\mathcal B}:=\bigcup_{b\in\mathcal B}b\mathbb Z$ and the set of \emph{$\mathcal B$-free numbers} $\mathcal F_{\mathcal B}:=\mathbb Z\setminus\mathcal ... More
A-infinity algebras, modules and functor categoriesOct 24 2005Feb 12 2006In this survey, we first present basic facts on A-infinity algebras and modules including their use in describing triangulated categories. Then we describe the Quillen model approach to A-infinity structures following K. Lefevre's thesis. Finally, starting ... More
Cluster algebras and derived categoriesFeb 19 2012Mar 12 2012This is an introductory survey on cluster algebras and their (additive) categorification using derived categories of Ginzburg algebras. After a gentle introduction to cluster combinatorics, we review important examples of coordinate rings admitting a ... More
On cluster theory and quantum dilogarithm identitiesFeb 21 2011Oct 13 2011These are expanded notes from three survey lectures given at the 14th International Conference on Representations of Algebras (ICRA XIV) held in Tokyo in August 2010. We first study identities between products of quantum dilogarithm series associated ... More
Singular Hochschild cohomology via the singularity categorySep 13 2018Dec 11 2018We show that the singular Hochschild cohomology (=Tate-Hochschild cohomology) of an algebra A is isomorphic, as a graded algebra, to the Hochschild cohomology of the differential graded enhancement of the singularity category of A. The existence of such ... More
Deformed Calabi-Yau CompletionsAug 24 2009Sep 29 2009We define and investigate deformed n-Calabi-Yau completions of homologically smooth differential graded (=dg) categories. Important examples are: deformed preprojective algebras of connected non Dynkin quivers, Ginzburg dg algebras associated to quivers ... More
On The Probability of a Rational Outcome for Generalized Social Welfare Functions on Three AlternativesMay 26 2009Nov 19 2009In [G. Kalai, A Fourier-theoretic Perspective on the Condorcet Paradox and Arrow's Theorem, Adv. in Appl. Math. 29(3) (2002), pp. 412--426], Kalai investigated the probability of a rational outcome for a generalized social welfare function (GSWF) on three ... More
Algèbres amassées et applicationsNov 15 2009Feb 16 2010Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky have invented cluster algebras at the beginning of this decade with the aim of creating an algebraic framework for the study of canonical bases in quantum groups and total positivity in algebraic groups. It soon turned ... More
An elementary proof for the dimension of the graph of the classical Weierstrass functionJun 13 2014May 02 2015Let $W_{\lambda,b}(x)=\sum_{n=0}^\infty\lambda^n g(b^n x)$ where $b\geqslant2$ is an integer and $g(u)=\cos(2\pi u)$ (classical Weierstrass function). Building on work by Ledrappier (1992), Bar\'ansky, B\'ar\'any and Romanowska (2013) and Tsujii (2001), ... More
Curvature, geometry and spectral properties of planar graphsJan 15 2011We introduce a curvature function for planar graphs to study the connection between the curvature and the geometric and spectral properties of the graph. We show that non-positive curvature implies that the graph is infinite and locally similar to a tessellation. ... More
Correspondence and translation principles for the Mandelbrot setOct 15 1997May 26 1999New insights into the combinatorial structure of the Mandelbrot set are given by `Correspondence' and `Translation' Principles both conjectured and partially proved by E. Lau and D. Schleicher. We provide complete proofs of these principles and discuss ... More
Hochschild cohomology and derived Picard groupsOct 15 2003We interpret Hochschild cohomology as the Lie algebra of the derived Picard group (in the sense of Rouquier-Zimmermann and Yekutieli) and deduce that it is preserved under derived equivalences.
About projectivisation of Mumford semistable bundles over a curveJul 25 2014We study the existence of canonical K\"ahler metrics on the projectivisation of strictly Mumford semistable holomorphic vector bundles over a complex curve. We also provide an algebro-geometric characterization of these metrics.
On an analogue of the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer for Abelian schemes over higher dimensional bases over finite fieldsOct 20 2014Apr 07 2019We formulate an analogue of the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer for Abelian schemes with everywhere good reduction over higher dimensional bases over finite fields of characteristic $p$. We prove the prime-to-$p$ part conditionally on the finiteness ... More
Globally coupled chaotic maps with bistable behaviour: Large deviationsApr 01 2010Sep 08 2010For a system of globally coupled chaotic maps with bistable behaviour we relate the rate function for large deviations in the system size at finite time to dynamical properties of the self consistent Perron-Frobenius operator (SCPFO) that describes the ... More
The essential spectrum of the Laplacian on rapidly branching tessellationsDec 21 2007Jan 17 2008In this paper we characterize emptiness of the essential spectrum of the Laplacian under a hyperbolicity assumption for general graphs. Moreover we present a characterization for emptiness of the essential spectrum for planar tessellations in terms of ... More
Maximal equicontinuous generic factors and weak model setsOct 13 2016Regular model sets generated from a cut-and-project scheme given by a co-compact lattice $\mathcal L\subset G\times H$ and compact and aperiodic window $W\subseteq H$, have the maximal equicontinuous factor (MEF) $(G\times H)/\mathcal L$, if the window ... More
Theoretical Uncertainties Associated with the Extraction of M_W at Hadron CollidersApr 14 1998In this contribution I briefly summarize several topics related to the measurement of the W-boson mass, M_W, at hadron colliders.
Measuring the Gluon Helicity Difference Distribution Function of the Proton using Photoproduction ProcessesOct 26 1993Little information is known about the polarization of gluons inside a longitudinally polarized proton. I report on the sensitivity of photoproduction experiments to it. Both jet and heavy quark production are considered.
Bimodule complexes via strong homotopy actionsNov 01 1999We present a new and explicit method for lifting a tilting complex to a bimodule complex. The key ingredient of our method is the notion of a strong homotopy action in the sense of Stasheff.
Vortex type equations and canonical metricsJan 19 2006Oct 10 2006We introduce a notion of Gieseker stability for a filtered holomorphic vector bundle $F$ over a projective manifold. We relate it to an analytic condition in terms of hermitian metrics on $F$ coming from a construction of the Geometric Invariant Theory ... More
On differential graded categoriesJan 09 2006Jun 19 2006Differential graded categories enhance our understanding of triangulated categories appearing in algebra and geometry. In this survey, we review their foundations and report on recent work by Drinfeld, Dugger-Shipley, ..., Toen and Toen-Vaquie.
The spectrogram expansion of Wigner functionsJul 01 2016Wigner functions generically attain negative values and hence are not probability densities. We prove an asymptotic expansion of Wigner functions in terms of Hermite spectrograms, which are probability densities. The expansion provides exact formulas ... More
Absolutely continuous spectrum for multi-type Galton Watson treesSep 09 2011Jan 25 2012We consider multi-type Galton Watson trees that are close to a tree of finite cone type in distribution. Moreover, we impose that each vertex has at least one forward neighbor. Then, we show that the spectrum of the Laplace operator exhibits almost surely ... More
Stability index, uncertainty exponent, and thermodynamic formalism for intermingled basins of chaotic attractorsOct 02 2015Skew product systems with monotone one-dimensional fibre maps driven by piecewise expanding Markov interval maps may show the phenomenon of intermingled basins. To quantify the degree of intermingledness the uncertainty exponent and the stability index ... More
On the Tate-Shafarevich group of Abelian schemes over higher dimensional bases over finite fieldsOct 20 2014May 25 2016We study analogues for the Tate-Shafarevich group for Abelian schemes with everywhere good reduction over higher dimensional bases over finite fields.
Stability index, uncertainty exponent, and thermodynamic formalism for intermingled basins of chaotic attractorsOct 02 2015Jan 13 2017Skew product systems with monotone one-dimensional fibre maps driven by piecewise expanding Markov interval maps may show the phenomenon of intermingled basins. To quantify the degree of intermingledness the uncertainty exponent and the stability index ... More
Cluster algebras, quiver representations and triangulated categoriesJul 12 2008Mar 19 2010This is an introduction to some aspects of Fomin-Zelevinsky's cluster algebras and their links with the representation theory of quivers and with Calabi-Yau triangulated categories. It is based on lectures given by the author at summer schools held in ... More
Introduction to A-infinity algebras and modulesNov 01 1999Jan 12 2001These are expanded notes of four introductory talks on A-infinity algebras, their modules and their derived categories.
Stability index for chaotically driven concave mapsSep 11 2012We study skew product systems driven by a hyperbolic base map S (e.g. a baker map or an Anosov surface diffeomorphism) and with simple concave fibre maps on an interval [0,a] like h(x)=g(\theta) tanh(x) where g(\theta) is a factor driven by the base map. ... More
Learning Boolean functions with concentrated spectraJul 15 2015This paper discusses the theory and application of learning Boolean functions that are concentrated in the Fourier domain. We first estimate the VC dimension of this function class in order to establish a small sample complexity of learning in this case. ... More
The optimal packing of eight points in the real projective planeFeb 26 2019How can we arrange $n$ lines through the origin in three-dimensional Euclidean space in a way that maximizes the minimum interior angle between pairs of lines? Conway, Hardin and Sloane (1996) produced line packings for $n \leq 55$ that they conjectured ... More
Doubly transitive lines II: Almost simple symmetriesMay 15 2019We study lines through the origin of finite-dimensional complex vector spaces that enjoy a doubly transitive automorphism group. This paper, the second in a series, classifies those lines that exhibit almost simple symmetries. To perform this classification, ... More
Application of Mutual Information Methods in Time-Distance HelioseismologyJan 22 2015Jun 09 2015We apply a new technique, the mutual information (MI) from information theory, to time-distance helioseismology, and demonstrate that it can successfully reproduce several classic results based on the widely used cross-covariance method. MI quantifies ... More
Full Spark FramesOct 17 2011Apr 09 2012Finite frame theory has a number of real-world applications. In applications like sparse signal processing, data transmission with robustness to erasures, and reconstruction without phase, there is a pressing need for deterministic constructions of frames ... More
Extraction of Generalized Parton Distribution Observables from Deeply Virtual Electron Proton Scattering ExperimentsMar 13 2019We provide the general expression of the cross section for exclusive deeply virtual photon electroproduction from a spin 1/2 target using current parameterizations of the off-forward correlation function in a nucleon for different beam and target polarization ... More
A Multiple Hypothesis Testing Approach to Low-Complexity Subspace UnmixingAug 07 2014Subspace-based signal processing has a rich history in the literature. Traditional focus in this direction has been on problems involving a few subspaces. But a number of problems in different application areas have emerged in recent years that involve ... More
Numerical simulation of solutions and moments of the smoluchowski coagulation equationDec 27 2013Researchers have employed variations of the Smoluchowski coagulation equation to model a wide variety of both organic and inorganic phenomena and with relatively few known analytical solutions, numerical solutions play an important role in studying this ... More
Settling the feasibility of interference alignment for the MIMO interference channel: the symmetric square caseApr 05 2011Determining the feasibility conditions for vector space interference alignment in the K-user MIMO interference channel with constant channel coefficients has attracted much recent attention yet remains unsolved. The main result of this paper is restricted ... More
Clustering subgaussian mixtures by semidefinite programmingFeb 22 2016May 10 2016We introduce a model-free relax-and-round algorithm for k-means clustering based on a semidefinite relaxation due to Peng and Wei. The algorithm interprets the SDP output as a denoised version of the original data and then rounds this output to a hard ... More
Stochastic gradient descent methods for estimation with large data setsSep 22 2015We develop methods for parameter estimation in settings with large-scale data sets, where traditional methods are no longer tenable. Our methods rely on stochastic approximations, which are computationally efficient as they maintain one iterate as a parameter ... More
The Variational Gaussian ProcessNov 20 2015Apr 17 2016Variational inference is a powerful tool for approximate inference, and it has been recently applied for representation learning with deep generative models. We develop the variational Gaussian process (VGP), a Bayesian nonparametric variational family, ... More
Towards stability and optimality in stochastic gradient descentMay 10 2015Jun 07 2016Iterative procedures for parameter estimation based on stochastic gradient descent allow the estimation to scale to massive data sets. However, in both theory and practice, they suffer from numerical instability. Moreover, they are statistically inefficient ... More
Secant varieties of P^2 x P^n embedded by O(1,2)Sep 07 2010We describe the defining ideal of the rth secant variety of P^2 x P^n embedded by O(1,2), for arbitrary n and r at most 5. We also present the Schur module decomposition of the space of generators of each such ideal. Our main results are based on a more ... More
Brane backreactions and the Fischler-Susskind mechanism in conformal field theorySep 07 2007The backreaction of D-branes on closed string moduli is studied in perturbed conformal field theory. To this end we analyse the divergences in the modular integral of the annulus diagram. By the Fischler-Susskind mechanism, these divergences lead to additional ... More
Cosmological Evolution of Fundamental Constants: From Theory to ExperimentOct 10 2014Dec 05 2014In this paper we discuss a possible cosmological time evolution of fundamental constants from the theoretical and experimental point of views. On the theoretical side, we explain that such a cosmological time evolution is actually something very natural ... More
Bump Cepheids and the Stellar Mass-Luminosity RelationFeb 12 2003We present the results of non-linear pulsation modeling of bump Cepheids in the LMC and SMC. By obtaining an optimal fit to the observed MACHO V and R lightcurves we can determine the fundamental parameters of each Cepheid, namely mass, luminosity, effective ... More
Rotation of Early B-type Stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud - The role of evolution and metallicityMay 07 2004I present measurements of the projected rotational velocities of a sample of 100 early B-type main-sequence stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud. This is the first extragalactic study of the distribution of stellar rotational velocities. The sample is ... More
How much data are needed to calibrate and test agent-based models?Nov 20 2018Agent-based models (ABMs) are widely used to gain insights into the dynamics of coupled natural human systems and to assess risk management strategies Choosing a sound model structure and parameters requires careful calibration. However, ABMs are often ... More
SelfKin: Self Adjusted Deep Model For Kinship VerificationSep 22 2018One of the unsolved challenges in the field of biometrics and face recognition is Kinship Verification. This problem aims to understand if two people are family-related and how (sisters, brothers, etc.) Solving this problem can give rise to varied tasks ... More
Linear recurrence relations for cluster variables of affine quiversApr 05 2010Jun 16 2010We prove that the frieze sequences of cluster variables associated with the vertices of an affine quiver satisfy linear recurrence relations. In particular, we obtain a proof of a recent conjecture by Assem-Reutenauer-Smith.
Graded quiver varieties and derived categoriesMar 10 2013Mar 12 2013Inspired by recent work of Hernandez-Leclerc and Leclerc-Plamondon we investigate the link between Nakajima's graded affine quiver varieties associated with an acyclic connected quiver Q and the derived category of Q. As Leclerc-Plamondon have shown, ... More
A Tractable Extension of Linear Indexed GrammarsFeb 17 1995It has been shown that Linear Indexed Grammars can be processed in polynomial time by exploiting constraints which make possible the extensive use of structure-sharing. This paper describes a formalism that is more powerful than Linear Indexed Grammar, ... More
On the union complexity of families of axis-parallel rectangles with a low packing numberFeb 02 2017Let R be a family of n axis-parallel rectangles with packing number p-1, meaning that among any p of the rectangles, there are two with a non-empty intersection. We show that the union complexity of R is at most O(n+p^2), and that the (<=k)-level complexity ... More
A Taxonomy for Attack Patterns on Information Flows in Component-Based Operating SystemsMar 05 2014We present a taxonomy and an algebra for attack patterns on component-based operating systems. In a multilevel security scenario, where isolation of partitions containing data at different security classifications is the primary security goal and security ... More
From triangulated categories to cluster algebrasJun 01 2005Jun 11 2005The cluster category is a triangulated category introduced for its combinatorial similarities with cluster algebras. We prove that a cluster algebra A of finite type can be realized as a Hall algebra, called the exceptional Hall algebra, of the cluster ... More
Cluster categories and rational curvesOct 01 2018Nov 29 2018We study rational curves on smooth complex Calabi--Yau threefolds via noncommutative algebra. By the general theory of derived noncommutative deformations due to Efimov, Lunts and Orlov, the structure sheaf of a rational curve in a smooth CY 3-fold $Y$ ... More
Desingularizations of quiver Grassmannians via graded quiver varietiesMay 31 2013Inspired by recent work of Cerulli-Feigin-Reineke on desingularizations of quiver Grassmannians of representations of Dynkin quivers, we obtain desingularizations in considerably more general situations and in particular for Grassmannians of modules over ... More
A Note on Large H-Intersecting FamiliesSep 07 2016Oct 12 2018A family $F$ of graphs on a fixed set of $n$ vertices is called triangle-intersecting if for any $G_1,G_2 \in F$, the intersection $G_1 \cap G_2$ contains a triangle. More generally, for a fixed graph $H$, a family $F$ is $H$-intersecting if the intersection ... More
Generalized solutions and spectrum for Dirichlet forms on graphsFeb 04 2010We study the connection of the existence of solutions with certain properties and the spectrum of operators in the framework of regular Dirichlet forms on infinite graphs. In particular we prove a version of the Allegretto-Piepenbrink theorem, which says ... More
Weighing of trapped ion crystals and its applicationsJun 14 2011Nov 04 2011We have developed a novel scheme to measure the secular motion of trapped ions. Employing pulsed excitation and analysis of the fluorescence of laser cooled ions, we have measured the centre-of-mass mode frequency of single as well as entire ion crystals ... More
Formal Deformations of Dirac StructuresJun 27 2006Jul 27 2006In this paper we set-up a general framework for a formal deformation theory of Dirac structures. We give a parameterization of formal deformations in terms of two-forms obeying a cubic equation. The notion of equivalence is discussed in detail. We show ... More
Probing the out-of-equilibrium dynamics of two interacting atomsAug 10 2016We study the out-of-equilibrium dynamics of two interacting atoms in a one-dimensional harmonic trap after a quench by a tightly pinned impurity atom. We make use of an approximate variational calculation called the Lagrange-mesh method to solve the Schr\"odinger ... More
On Large H-Intersecting FamiliesSep 07 2016A family $F$ of graphs on a fixed set of $n$ vertices is called triangle-intersecting if for any $G_1,G_2 \in F$, the intersection $G_1 \cap G_2$ contains a triangle. More generally, for a fixed graph $H$, a family $F$ is $H$-intersecting if the intersection ... More
A tight stability version of the Complete Intersection TheoremApr 20 2016Jul 09 2016A set family F is said to be t-intersecting if any two sets in F share at least t elements. The Complete Intersection Theorem of Ahlswede and Khachatrian (1997) determines the maximal size f(n,k,t) of a t-intersecting family of k-element subsets of {1,2,...,n}, ... More
General Cheeger inequalities for p-Laplacians on graphsSep 20 2015We prove Cheeger inequalities for p-Laplacians on finite and infinite weighted graphs. Unlike in previous works, we do not impose boundedness of the vertex degree, nor do we restrict ourselves to the normalized Laplacian and, more generally, we do not ... More
Implications evinced by the phase diagram, anisotropy, magnetic penetration depths, isotope effects and conductivities of cuprate superconductorsApr 29 2004Anisotropy, thermal and quantum fluctuations and their dependence on dopant concentration appear to be present in all cuprate superconductors, interwoven with the microscopic mechanisms responsible for superconductivity. Here we review anisotropy, in-plane ... More
Quot-scheme limit of Fubini-Study metrics and Donaldson's functional for bundlesSep 22 2018For a holomorphic vector bundle $E$ over a polarised K\"ahler manifold, we establish a direct link between the slope stability of $E$ and the asymptotic behaviour of Donaldson's functional, by defining the Quot-scheme limit of Fubini-Study metrics. In ... More
SafeMPI - Extending MPI for Byzantine Error Detection on Parallel ClustersMay 31 2005Modern high-performance computing relies heavily on the use of commodity processors arranged together in clusters. These clusters consist of individual nodes (typically off-the-shelf single or dual processor machines) connected together with a high speed ... More
Infrared Photometry of Red Supergiants in Young Clusters in the Magellanic CloudsMay 05 1999We present broad-band infrared photometry for 52 late-type supergiants in the young Magellanic Clouds clusters NGC 330, NGC 1818, NGC 2004 and NGC 2100. Standard models are seen to differ in the temperature they predict for the red supergiant population ... More
Modelling Creativity: Identifying Key Components through a Corpus-Based ApproachSep 12 2016Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviours. If we wish to study creativity scientifically, then a tractable and well-articulated model of creativity is required. Such ... More
Response functions of cold neutron matter: density, spin and current fluctuationsMay 31 2012Apr 24 2013We study the response of a single-component pair-correlated baryonic Fermi-liquid to density, spin, and their current perturbations. A complete set of response functions is derived in the low-temperature regime both within an effective theory based on ... More
Piecewise Linear Phase TransitionsNov 26 2007It is shown how simple assumptions lead to piecewise linear behavior, which is observed in certain phase transitions.
Class 2 quotients of solvable linear groupsOct 05 2017Let $G$ be a finite group, and let $V$ be a completely reducible faithful $G$-module. By a result of Glauberman it has been known for a long time that if $G$ is nilpotent of class 2, then $|G| < |V|$. In this paper we generalize this result as follows. ... More