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Towards autonomous ocean observing systems using Miniature Underwater Gliders with UAV deployment and recovery capabilitiesFeb 08 2019This paper presents preliminary results towards the development of an autonomous ocean observing system using Miniature Underwater Gliders (MUGs) that can operate with the support of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) ... More

Using Monte Carlo to optimize variable cutsDec 20 2007Dec 20 2007A Monte Carlo method to optimize cuts on variables is presented and evaluated. The method gives a much higher signal to noise ratio than does a manual choice of cuts.

Low Threshold Bootstrap Percolation on the Hamming TorusJul 09 2014Jun 09 2015This paper analyzes various questions pertaining to bootstrap percolation on the $d$-dimensional Hamming torus where each node is open with probability $p$ and the percolation threshold is 2. For each $d'<d$ we find the critical exponent for the event ... More

SIR dynamics in random networks with heterogeneous connectivityMay 15 2007Random networks with specified degree distributions have been proposed as realistic models of population structure, yet the problem of dynamically modeling SIR-type epidemics in random networks remains complex. I resolve this dilemma by showing how the ... More

SIR dynamics in structured populations with heterogeneous connectivityAug 22 2005Dec 20 2005Most epidemic models assume equal mixing among members of a population. An alternative approach is to model a population as random network in which individuals may have heterogeneous connectivity. This paper builds on previous research by describing the ... More

On the analytic computation of massless propagators in dimensional regularizationMay 09 2013Mar 20 2014We comment on the algorithm to compute periods using hyperlogarithms, applied to massless Feynman integrals in the parametric representation. Explicitly, we give results for all three-loop propagators with arbitrary insertions including order $\varepsilon^4$ ... More

Necessary and sufficient conditions for differentiating under the integral signJan 02 2001We give necessary and sufficient conditions for differentiating under the integral sign an integral that depends on a parameter. The conditions require the equality of two iterated integrals and depend on being able to integrate every derivative. The ... More

The regulated primitive integralNov 15 2009A function on the real line is called regulated if it has a left limit and a right limit at each point. If $f$ is a Schwartz distribution on the real line such that $f=F'$ (distributional or weak derivative) for a regulated function $F$ then the regulated ... More

Recursive prescription for logarithmic jet rate coefficientsMay 27 2013Feb 11 2014We derive a recursion relation for the analytic leading logarithmic coefficients of a final state gluon cascade. We demonstrate the potential of our method by analytically computing the rate coefficients for the emission of up to 80 gluons in both the ... More

Test of renormalization predictions for universal finite-size scaling functionsNov 02 1999We calculate universal finite-size scaling functions for systems with an n-component order parameter and algebraically decaying interactions. Just as previously has been found for short-range interactions, this leads to a singular epsilon-expansion, where ... More

Black Hole Evaporation and ComplementarityMar 17 1995About twenty years ago Hawking made the remarkable suggestion that the black hole evaporation process will inevitably lead to a fundamental loss of quantum coherence. The mechanism by which the quantum radiation is emitted appears to be insensitive to ... More

Finite von Neumann algebra factors with property GammaOct 13 2000Oct 14 2000Techniques introduced by G. Pisier in his proof that finite von Neumann factors with property gamma have length at most 5 are modified to prove that the length is 3. It is proved that if such a factor is a complemented subspace of some larger C*-algebra ... More

On invertibility preserving linear maps, simultaneous triangularization and Property LFeb 18 1997Let F be a linear unital map of a unital matrix algebra A over the complex numbers into the complex n by n matrices. Then F induces a linear unital map Fk of the k by k matrices over A into the complex nk by nk matrices by the action of F on each entry ... More

Torsion and electron motion in Quantum Dots with crystal lattice dislocationsNov 25 1997The motion of a conducting electron in a quantum dot with one or several dislocations in the underlying crystal lattice is considered in the continuum picture, where dislocations are represented by torsion of space. The possible effects of torsion are ... More

Endomorphisms of quantized Weyl algebrasJul 15 2010Belov-Kanel and Kontsevich conjectured that the group of automorphisms of the n'th Weyl algebra and the group of polynomial symplectomorphisms of C^2 are canonically isomorphic. We discuss how this conjecture can be approached by means of (second) quantized ... More

Comment on "Geometric phases for mixed states during cyclic evolutions"Apr 30 2004Jul 08 2004It is shown that a recently suggested concept of mixed state geometric phase in cyclic evolutions [2004 {\it J. Phys. A} {\bf 37} 3699] is gauge dependent.

Isometric Embeddability of SnowflakesSep 21 2015We show that a snowflake of a metric space with positive Hausdorff dimension does not admit an isometric embedding into euclidean space.

Exo-Jupiters and Saturns from two Gaia-like missionsAug 19 2014Detection and orbit determination for thousands of planets with periods up to about 40 years would be obtained by astrometry from two Gaia-like missions, results which cannot be obtained by any other mission, planned or proposed. A billion stars of all ... More

Astrometry 1960-80: from Hamburg to HipparcosAug 08 2014Astrometry, the most ancient branch of astronomy, was facing extinction during much of the 20th century in the competition with astrophysics. The revival of astrometry came with the European astrometry satellite Hipparcos, approved by ESA in 1980 and ... More

A stabilized nonconforming finite element method for the elliptic Cauchy problemJun 17 2014In this paper we propose a nonconforming finite element method for the solution of the ill-posed elliptic Cauchy problem. We prove error estimates using continuous dependence estimates in the $L^2$-norm. The effect of perturbations in data on the estimates ... More

A Primer on Energy ConditionsApr 30 2014An energy condition, in the context of a wide class of spacetime theories (including general relativity), is, crudely speaking, a relation one demands the stress-energy tensor of matter satisfy in order to try to capture the idea that "energy should be ... More

Feynman integrals via hyperlogarithmsJun 30 2014This talk summarizes recent developments in the evaluation of Feynman integrals using hyperlogarithms. We discuss extensions of the original method, new results that were obtained with this approach and point out current problems and future directions. ... More

The Double Eulerian Polynomial and Inversion TablesJan 22 2014We show that the pair (des, ides) of statistics on the set of permu- tations has the same distribution as the pair (asc, row) of statistics on the set of inversion tables, proving a conjecture of Visontai. The common generating function of these pairs ... More

A Simple Proof of the Marker-Steinhorn Theorem for Expansions of Ordered Abelian GroupsSep 23 2013We give a short and self-contained proof of the Marker-Steinhorn Theorem for o-minimal expansions of ordered groups, based on an analysis of linear orders definable in such structures.

Algorithms for the symbolic integration of hyperlogarithms with applications to Feynman integralsMar 13 2014We provide algorithms for symbolic integration of hyperlogarithms multiplied by rational functions, which also include multiple polylogarithms when their arguments are rational functions. These algorithms are implemented in Maple and we discuss various ... More

Performance and Optimization Abstractions for Large Scale Heterogeneous Systems in the Cactus/Chemora FrameworkAug 06 2013We describe a set of lower-level abstractions to improve performance on modern large scale heterogeneous systems. These provide portable access to system- and hardware-dependent features, automatically apply dynamic optimizations at run time, and target ... More

Tournament limits: Degree distributions, score functions and self-conversenessNov 29 2016Motivated by known results for finite tournaments, we define and study the score functions of tournament kernels and the degree distributions of tournament limits. Our main theorem completely characterises those distributions that appear as the degree ... More

Continuity in the Alexiewicz normJun 21 2006If $f$ is a Henstock--Kurzweil integrable function on the real line, the Alexiewicz norm of $f$ is $\|f\|=\sup_I|\int_I f|$ where the supremum is taken over all intervals $I\subset\R$. Define the translation $\tau_x$ by $\tau_xf(y)=f(y-x)$. Then $\|\tau_xf-f\|$ ... More

Some divergent trigonometric integralsJan 02 2001Some divergent trigonometric integrals have appeared in standard tables for many years, listed as converging. We give a simple proof that these integrals diverge and trace their history. The original error was made when a (startlingly) famous mathematician ... More

Classification of pairs of rotations in finite-dimensional Euclidean spaceFeb 20 2008A rotation in a Euclidean space V is an orthogonal map on V which acts locally as a plane rotation with some fixed angle. We give a classification of all pairs of rotations in finite-dimensional Euclidean space, up to simultaneous conjugation with orthogonal ... More

Hall-Littlewood polynomials and vector bundles on the Hilbert schemeDec 28 2012Let $E$ be the bundle defined by applying a polynomial representation of $GL_n$ to the tautological bundle on the Hilbert scheme of $n$ points in the complex plane. By a result of Haiman, the Cech cohomology groups $H^i(E)$ vanish for all $i>0$. It follows ... More

On Young tableau involutions and patterns in permutationsAug 01 2009This thesis deals with three different aspects of the combinatorics of permutations. In the first two papers, two flavours of pattern avoiding permutations are examined; and in the third paper Young tableaux, which are closely related to permutations ... More

Rapidity Dependence of Elliptic Flow at RHICJan 04 2006The measured elliptic flow (v2) of identified particles as a function of pT and centrality at RHIC suggests the created medium in Au+Au collisions achieves early local thermal equilibrium that is followed by hydrodynamic expansion. It is not known if ... More

On weakly D-differentiable operatorsMar 29 2013Mar 11 2015For an unbounded self-adjoint operator D on a Hilbert space H and a bounded operator a on H we say that a is weakly D-differentiable if for any pair of vectors x, y in H the function <exp(itD) a exp(-itD)x, y> is differentiable at t =0. We find several ... More

The distributional Denjoy integralJun 21 2006Dec 07 2007Let $f$ be a distribution (generalised function) on the real line. If there is a continuous function $F$ with real limits at infinity such that $F'=f$ (distributional derivative) then the distributional integral of $f$ is defined as $\int_{-\infty}^\infty ... More

Asymptotically Safe Gravitons in Electroweak Precision PhysicsDec 06 2010Nov 11 2011Asymptotic safety offers a field theory based UV completion to gravity. For low Planck scales, gravitational effects on low-energy precision observables cannot be neglected. We compute the contribution to the rho parameter from asymptotically safe gravitons ... More

Spin-orbit interactions in a helical Luttinger liquid with a Kondo impurityMar 14 2013Jun 17 2013The combined effect of Rashba and Dresselhaus spin-orbit interactions on the physics of a helical Luttinger liquid coupled to a Kondo impurity is studied. A Rashba coupling can potentially destroy the Kondo singlet formation in certain parameter regimes ... More

Stationary probability of the identity for the TASEP on a ringDec 27 2012Consider the following Markov chain on permutations of length $n$. At each time step we choose a random position. If the letter at that position is smaller than the letter immediately to the left (cyclically) then these letters swap positions. Otherwise ... More

Holographic entanglement entropy: near horizon geometry and disconnected regionsOct 31 2010We study the finite term of the holographic entanglement entropy for the charged black hole in AdS(d+2) and other examples of black holes when the spatial region in the boundary theory is given by one or two parallel strips. For one large strip it scales ... More

A `superoutburst' in XTE J1118+480Feb 05 2001Feb 14 2001I propose that the properties of the two outbursts observed in the X-ray transient XTE J1118+480 in 2000 are akin to superoutbursts of SU UMa stars. In these systems a `normal' outburst immediately precedes a 5-10 times longer (`super')outburst. The optical ... More

A0620-00 revisited: a black-hole transient case-studyMay 05 1998For the first time we have performed a detailed study of the X-ray, optical and infra-red light curves of the 1975/1976 outburst of the famous black-hole transient A0620-00 (Nova Mon 1975, V616 Mon). During the various stages of its outburst the X-rays ... More

Del Pezzo Surfaces in Weighted Projective SpacesJan 23 2013Apr 13 2016We study singular del Pezzo surfaces that are quasi-smooth and well-formed weighted hypersurfaces. We give an algorithm how to classify all of them.

Review of "Garden of integrals"Feb 06 2008This is a review of the book "Garden of integrals" by Frank Burk.

Isotopes of Hurwitz algebrasDec 08 2010Sep 22 2015We study the class of all algebras that are isotopic to a Hurwitz algebra. Isomorphism classes of such algebras are shown to correspond to orbits of a certain group action. A complete, geometrically intuitive description of the category of isotopes of ... More

Spectral theory and special functionsJul 05 2001A short introduction to the use of the spectral theorem for self-adjoint operators in the theory of special functions is given. As the first example, the spectral theorem is applied to Jacobi operators, i.e. tridiagonal operators, on l^2(N), leading to ... More

8 Lectures on quantum groups and q-special functionsAug 22 1996Lecture notes for an eight hour course on quantum groups and $q$-special functions at the fourth Summer School in Differential Equations and Related Areas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Universidad de los Andes, Bogot\'a, Colombia, July 22 -- August ... More

On Jacobi and continuous Hahn polynomialsSep 21 1994Jacobi polynomials are mapped onto the continuous Hahn polynomials by the Fourier transform and the orthogonality relations for the continuous Hahn polynomials then follow from the orthogonality relations for the Jacobi polynomials and the Parseval formula. ... More

Yet another basic analogue of Graf's addition formulaSep 21 1994An identity involving basic Bessel functions and Al-Salam--Chihara polynomials is proved for which we recover Graf's addition formula for the Bessel function as the base $q$ tends to $1$. The corresponding product formula is derived. Some known identities ... More

Addition formulas for q-special functionsJun 15 1995A general addition formula for a two-parameter family of Askey-Wilson polynomials is derived from the quantum $SU(2)$ group theoretic interpretation. This formula contains most of the previously known addition formulas for $q$-Legendre polynomials as ... More

Periodic orbit theory for realistic cluster potentials: The leptodermous expansionMar 25 1998The formation of supershells observed in large metal clusters can be qualitatively understood from a periodic-orbit-expansion for a spherical cavity. To describe the changes in the supershell structure for different materials, one has, however, to go ... More

Yet another category of setoids with equality on objectsApr 21 2013When formalizing mathematics in (generalized predicative) constructive type theories, or more practically in proof assistants such as Coq or Agda, one is often using setoids (types with explicit equivalence relations). In this note we consider two categories ... More

Monte Carlo simulation of spin models with long-range interactionsJun 15 1999An efficient Monte Carlo algorithm for the simulation of spin models with long-range interactions is discussed. Its central feature is that the number of operations required to flip a spin is independent of the number of interactions between this spin ... More

The $h$-vectors of 1-dimensional Matroid Complexes and a Conjecture of StanleyMar 20 2009A matroid complex is a pure complex such that every restriction is again pure. It is a long-standing open problem to classify all possible $h$-vectors of such complexes. In the case when the complex has dimension 1 we completely resolve this question. ... More

Attractors and the Holomorphic AnomalyDec 14 2004Motivated by the recently proposed connection between N=2 BPS black holes and topological strings, I study the attractor equations and their interplay with the holomorphic anomaly equation. The topological string partition function is interpreted as a ... More

Entanglement-induced geometric phase of quantum statesMar 18 2008Mar 09 2010The concept of relative state is used to introduce geometric phases that originate from correlations in states of composite quantum systems. In particular, we identify an entanglement-induced geometric phase in terms of a weighted average of geometric ... More

On the alleged nonlocal and topological nature of the molecular Aharonov-Bohm effectOct 31 2003Sep 09 2004The nonlocal and topological nature of the molecular Aharonov-Bohm (MAB) effect is examined for real electronic Hamiltonians. A notion of preferred gauge for MAB is suggested. The MAB effect in the linear + quadratic $E\otimes \epsilon$ Jahn-Teller system ... More

More on functional and quantitative versions of the isoperimetric inequalitySep 14 2016This paper deals with the famous isoperimetric inequality. In a first part, we give some new functional form of the isoperimetric inequality, and in a second part, we give a quantitative form with a remainder term involving Wasserstein distance of the ... More

On determinacy/indeterminacy of Moment ProblemsApr 21 2016This paper treat determinacy of strong moment problems in part I and indeterminacy of strong moment problems in part II. This paper is a summary of the following papers: [1] Ald\'en. E., Determinacy of Strong Moment Problems. [2] On Indeterminacy of Strong ... More

A Simple Proof of the Uniqueness of the Einstein Field Equation in All DimensionsJan 12 2016The standard argument for the uniqueness of the Einstein field equation is based on Lovelock's Theorem, the relevant statement of which is restricted to four dimensions. I prove a theorem similar to Lovelock's, with a physically modified assumption: that ... More

The parity theorem for multiple polylogarithmsDec 14 2015Oct 03 2016We generalize the well-known parity theorem for multiple zeta values (MZV) to functional equations of multiple polylogarithms (MPL). This reproves the parity theorem for MZV with an additional integrality statement, and also provides parity theorems for ... More

The one-dimensional heat equation in the Alexiewicz normJan 18 2015A distribution on the real line has a continuous primitive integral if it is the distributional derivative of a function that is continuous on the extended real line. The space of distributions integrable in this sense is a Banach space that includes ... More

Interferometry from Space: A Great DreamAug 20 2014During some thirty years, 1980-2010, technical studies of optical interferometry from instruments in space were pursued as promising for higher spatial resolution and for higher astrometric accuracy. Nulling interferometry was studied for both high spatial ... More

Feynman integrals and hyperlogarithmsJun 24 2015We study Feynman integrals in the representation with Schwinger parameters and derive recursive integral formulas for massless 3- and 4-point functions. Properties of analytic (including dimensional) regularization are summarized and we prove that in ... More

Error estimates for stabilized finite element methods applied to ill-posed problemsJun 17 2014We propose an analysis for the stabilized finite element methods proposed in, E. Burman, Stabilized finite element methods for nonsymmetric, noncoercive, and ill-posed problems. Part I: Elliptic equations. SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 35(6) 2013, valid in the ... More

On T-duality transformations for the three-sphereAug 07 2014Mar 25 2015We study collective T-duality transformations along one, two and three directions of isometry for the three-sphere with H-flux. Our aim is to obtain new non-geometric backgrounds along lines similar to the example of the three-torus. However, the resulting ... More

Enumeration of monochromatic three term arithmetic progressions in two-colorings of any finite groupAug 05 2014Nov 10 2014There are many extremely challenging problems about existence of monochromatic arithmetic progressions in colorings of groups. Many theorems hold only for abelian groups as results on non-abelian groups are often much more difficult to obtain. In this ... More

Anisotropic diffusive transport: connecting microscopic scattering and macroscopic transport propertiesNov 14 2013Aug 12 2014This work concerns the modeling of radiative transfer in anisotropic turbid media using diffusion theory. A theory for the relationship between microscopic scattering properties (i.e., an arbitrary differential scattering cross-section) and the macroscopic ... More

T-duality revisitedOct 15 2013Jan 29 2014We revisit the transformation rules of the metric and Kalb-Ramond field under T-duality, and express the corresponding relations in terms of the metric G and the field strength H=dB. In the course of the derivation, we find an explanation for potential ... More

Symmetric Functions and CapsAug 21 2008Given a finite subset S in F_p^d, let a(S) be the number of distinct r-tuples (x_1,...,x_r) in S such that x_1+...+x_r = 0. We consider the "moments" F(m,n) = sum_|S|=n a(S)^m. Specifically, we present an explicit formula for F(m,n) as a product of two ... More

Higher order corrected trapezoidal rules in Lebesgue and Alexiewicz spacesApr 28 2016If $f\!:\![a,b]\to\R$ such that $f^{(n)}$ is integrable then integration by parts gives the formula \begin{align*} &\intab f(x)\,dx = &\frac{(-1)^n}{n!}\sum_{k=0}^{n-1}(-1)^{n-k-1}\left[ \phi_n^{(n-k-1)}(a)f^{(k)}(a)- \phi_n^{(n-k-1)}(b)f^{(k)}(b)\right] ... More

Bond Market Completeness and Attainable Contingent ClaimsFeb 23 2004Mar 03 2005A general class, introduced in [Ekeland et al. 2003], of continuous time bond markets driven by a standard cylindrical Brownian motion $\wienerq{}{}$ in $\ell^{2},$ is considered. We prove that there always exist non-hedgeable random variables in the ... More

Vector product algebrasOct 30 2008Vector products can be defined on spaces of dimensions 0, 1, 3 and 7 only, and their isomorphism types are determined entirely by their adherent symmetric bilinear forms. We present a short and elementary proof for this classical result.

Calculating the Tate local pairing for any odd prime numberOct 04 2016Fisher and Newton have given an explicit description of the Tate local pairing associated with the 3-torsion of an elliptic curve. The present paper summarizes the work from the author's master's thesis and gives an explicit formula for any odd prime ... More

On the complete boundedness of the Schur block productDec 14 2017Nov 08 2018We give a Stinespring representation of the Schur block product, say (*), on pairs of square matrices with entries in a C*-algebra as a completely bounded bilinear operator of the form: A:=(a_{ij}), B:= (b_{ij}): A (*) B := (a_{ij}b_{ij}) = V* pi(A) F ... More

Locality and topology in the molecular Aharonov-Bohm effectDec 21 2001Nov 05 2002It is shown that the molecular Aharonov-Bohm effect is neither nonlocal nor topological in the sense of the standard magnetic Aharonov-Bohm effect. It is further argued that there is a close relationship between the molecular Aharonov-Bohm effect and ... More

Generalized integrands and bond portfolios: Pitfalls and counter examplesSep 12 2009Jan 05 2011We construct Zero-Coupon Bond markets driven by a cylindrical Brownian motion in which the notion of generalized portfolio has important flaws: There exist bounded smooth random variables with generalized hedging portfolios for which the price of their ... More

Detection of a Hypercharge Axion in ATLASMay 28 2001This Master of Science thesis treats the hypercharge axion, which is a hypothetical pseudo-scalar particle with electroweak interactions. First, the theoretical context and the motivations for this study are discussed. In short, the hypercharge axion ... More

Tomography of random social networksSep 15 2005We study the statistical properties of large random networks with specified degree distributions. New techniques are presented for analyzing the structure of social networks. Specifically, we address the question of how many nodes exist at a distance ... More

Limit points of the iterative scaling procedureJul 23 2012The iterative scaling procedure (ISP) is an algorithm which computes a sequence of matrices, starting from some given matrix. The objective is to find a matrix 'proportional' to the given matrix, having given row and column sums. In many cases, for example ... More

Path correlations in a randomly oriented complete bipartite graphFeb 08 2011In a randomly oriented graph containing vertices $x$ and $y$, denote by $\{x\to y\}$ the event that there is a directed path from $x$ to $y$. We study the correlation between the events $\{x\to y\}$ and $\{y\to z\}$ for a (large) oriented complete bipartite ... More

Laplacian Growth, Elliptic Growth, and Singularities of the Schwarz PotentialSep 27 2010The Schwarz function has played an elegant role in understanding and in generating new examples of exact solutions to the Laplacian growth (or "Hele- Shaw") problem in the plane. The guiding principle in this connection is the fact that "non-physical" ... More

Characterizing the Set of Coherent Lower Previsions with a Finite Number of Constraints or VerticesMar 15 2012The standard coherence criterion for lower previsions is expressed using an infinite number of linear constraints. For lower previsions that are essentially defined on some finite set of gambles on a finite possibility space, we present a reformulation ... More

Outbursts of WZ Sge stars/TOADs: a phenomenological comparison with soft X-ray transientsDec 01 1998The outbursts of WZ Sge stars (or TOADs), are compared to those seen in the (soft) X-ray transients. Both types of outbursts exhibit strong similarities: large amplitudes, long recurrence times, occurrence of superhumps, and of rebrightenings or reflares ... More

Towards 4U 1630-47: a black-hole soft X-ray transient odysseyJul 27 1998Aug 12 19984U 1630-47 is a black-hole X-ray transient with one of the shortest recurrence times. Despite its regular outburst behaviour little is known about this source. Only recently has attention to this system increased. I discuss there the basic known (X-ray) ... More

Estimates of the remainder in Taylor's theorem using the Henstock--Kurzweil integralJun 18 2004When a real-valued function of one variable is approximated by its $n^{th}$ degree Taylor polynomial, the remainder is estimated using the Alexiewicz and Lebesgue $p$-norms in cases where $f^{(n)}$ or $f^{(n+1)}$ are Henstock--Kurzweil integrable. When ... More

Normal forms for the G_2-action on the real symmetric 7x7-matrices by conjugationMar 12 2007Jun 08 2007The exceptional Lie group G_2 acts on the set of real symmetric 7x7-matrices by conjugation. We solve the normal form problem for this group action. In view of earlier results, this gives rise to a classification of all finite-dimensional real flexible ... More

Askey-Wilson polynomials and the quantum SU(2) group: survey and applicationsJul 25 1994Generalised matrix elements of the irreducible representations of the quantum $SU(2)$ group are defined using certain orthonormal bases of the representation space. The generalised matrix elements are relatively infinitesimal invariant with respect to ... More

One-parameter orthogonality relations for basic hypergeometric seriesMay 27 2003The second order hypergeometric q-difference operator is studied for the value c=-q. For certain parameter regimes the corresponding recurrence relation can be related to a symmetric operator on the Hilbert space l^2(Z). The operator has deficiency indices ... More

Static overscreening and nonlinear response in the Hubbard ModelMay 29 2001We investigate the static charge response for the Hubbard model. Using the Slave-Boson method in the saddle-point approximation we calculate the charge susceptibility. We find that RPA works quite well close to half-filling, breaking, of course, down ... More

Equity Allocation and Portfolio Selection in Insurance: A simplified Portfolio ModelJul 22 1999A quadratic discrete time probabilistic model, for optimal portfolio selection in (re-)insurance is studied. For positive values of underwriting levels, the expected value of the accumulated result is optimized, under constraints on its variance and on ... More

Rapidly growing Fourier integralsJan 02 2001The Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma says that the Fourier transform of an absolutely integrable function on the real line tends to zero as the transform parameter tends to infinity. When the integral is allowed to converge conditionally, the transform can have ... More

Constructivist and Structuralist Foundations: Bishop's and Lawvere's Theories of SetsJan 30 2012Bishop's informal set theory is briefly discussed and compared to Lawvere's Elementary Theory of the Category of Sets (ETCS). We then present a constructive and predicative version of ETCS, whose standard model is based on the constructive type theory ... More

Fourier series with the continuous primitive integralMay 27 2011Fourier series are considered on the one-dimensional torus for the space of periodic distributions that are the distributional derivative of a continuous function. This space of distributions is denoted $\alext$ and is a Banach space under the Alexiewicz ... More

Quantal interferometry with dissipative internal motionJun 02 2004Nov 16 2004In presence of dissipation, quantal states may acquire complex-valued phase effects. We suggest a notion of dissipative interferometry that accommodates this complex-valued structure and that may serve as a tool for analyzing the effect of certain kinds ... More

Hölder estimates for viscosity solutions of equations of fractional $p$-Laplace typeMay 26 2014Jun 24 2014We prove H\"older estimates for viscosity solutions of a class of possibly degenerate and singular equations modelled by the fractional $p$-Laplace equation $$ \text{PV} \int_{\mathbb{R}^n}\frac{|u(x)-u(x+y)|^{p-2}(u(x)-u(x+y))}{|y|^{n+sp}}\, dy =0, $$ ... More

TASEP in any Weyl GroupApr 08 2014We investigate a Markov chain defined by Thomas Lam, which generalizes the multi-type TASEP on a ring to any Weyl group. For groups of type C we define an analogue of the multiline queues of Ferrari and Martin (which compute the stationary distribution ... More

Using real algebraic geometry to solve combinatorial problems with symmetriesAug 05 2014Nov 10 2014Many combinatorial problems can be formulated as a polynomial optimization problem that can be solved by state-of-the-art methods in real algebraic geometry. In this paper we explain many important methods from real algebraic geometry, we review several ... More

Enumeration of monochromatic three term arithmetic progressions in two-colorings of cyclic groupsAug 05 2014Nov 10 2014One of the toughest problems in Ramsey theory is to determine the existence of monochromatic arithmetic progressions in groups whose elements have been colored. We study the harder problem to not only determine the existence of monochromatic arithmetic ... More

Block matching algorithm based on Harmony Search optimization for motion estimationJun 17 2014Motion estimation is one of the major problems in developing video coding applications. Among all motion estimation approaches, Block-matching (BM) algorithms are the most popular methods due to their effectiveness and simplicity for both software and ... More

On hyperlogarithms and Feynman integrals with divergences and many scalesJan 17 2014Mar 31 2014It was observed that hyperlogarithms provide a tool to carry out Feynman integrals. So far, this method has been applied successfully to finite single-scale processes. However, it can be employed in more general situations. We give examples of integrations ... More