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A new mechanism of sterile neutrino dark matter productionFeb 08 2018Jul 20 2018We consider a scenario where the dark matter candidate is a sterile neutrino with sizable self-interactions, described by a dimension-six operator, and with negligible interactions with the Standard Model. The relic abundance is set by the freeze-out ... More

Antideuterons in cosmic rays: sources and discovery potentialOct 01 2016Feb 13 2017Antibaryons are produced in our Galaxy in collisions of high energy cosmic rays with the interstellar medium and in old supernova remnants, and possibly, in exotic sources such as primordial black hole evaporation or dark matter annihilations and decays. ... More

A new mechanism of sterile neutrino dark matter productionFeb 08 2018We consider a scenario where the dark matter candidate is a sterile neutrino with sizable self-interactions, described by a dimension-six operator, and with negligible interactions with the Standard Model. The relic abundance is set by the freeze-out ... More

Antideuterons in cosmic rays: sources and discovery potentialOct 01 2016Antibaryons are produced in our Galaxy in collisions of high energy cosmic rays with the interstellar medium and in old supernova remnants, and possibly, in exotic sources such as primordial black hole evaporation or dark matter annihilations and decays. ... More

Quarkonium Spectroscopy: Beyond One-Gluon ExchangeJul 09 2007In this work an improved potential model for quarkonium spectra (charmonium, bottomonium) is constructed. Beside the one-gluon exchange and a linear confinement potential, the model includes systematically effects from two-gluon exchange and the induced ... More

On uniform approximation to successive powers of a real numberMar 30 2016Apr 20 2016We establish new inequalities involving classical exponents of Diophantine approximation. This allows for improving on the work of Davenport, Schmidt and Laurent concerning the maximum value of the exponent $\hat{\lambda}_{n}(\zeta)$ among all real transcendental ... More

Duality for Lie-Rinehart algebras and the modular classFeb 08 1997Jan 29 2004We introduce a notion of duality for a Lie-Rinehart algebra giving certain bilinear pairings in its cohomology generalizing the usual notions of Poincar\'e duality in Lie algebra cohomology and de Rham cohomology. We show that the duality isomorphisms ... More

The singularities of Yang-Mills connections for bundles on a surface. I. The local modelNov 22 1994Let $\Sigma$ be a closed surface, $G$ a compact Lie group, not necessarily connected, with Lie algebra $g$, endowed with an adjoint action invariant scalar product, let $\xi \colon P \to \Sigma$ be a principal $G$-bundle, and pick a Riemannian metric ... More

Topological quantization of boundary forces and the integrated density of statesNov 08 2003For quantum systems described by Schr\"odinger operators on the half-space $\RR^{d-1}\times\RR^{leq 0}$ the boundary force per unit area and unit energy is topologically quantised provided the Fermi energy lies in a gap of the bulk spectrum. Under this ... More

On The Algebraic Characterization of Aperiodic Tilings Related To ADE-Root SystemsOct 14 1992Dec 30 1992\noindent The algebraic characterization of classes of locally isomorphic aperiodic tilings, being examples of quantum spaces, is conducted for a certain type of tilings in a manner proposed by A. Connes. These $2$-dimensional tilings are obtained by ... More

Comments on the distinction between color- and flavor-branes and new D3-D7 solutions with eight superchargesJul 07 2010We investigate the distinction between color- and flavor-branes, that is usually made in the context of gauge/string duality with backreacting flavors. Our remarks are based on a series of examples concerning the role of source terms in relatively simple ... More

Nonparametric estimation in functional linear models with second order stationary regressorsJan 27 2009We consider the problem of estimating the slope parameter in functional linear regression, where scalar responses Y1,...,Yn are modeled in dependence of second order stationary random functions X1,...,Xn. An orthogonal series estimator of the functional ... More

Deformations of asymptotically cylindrical G_2 manifoldsMay 30 2007Mar 11 2009We prove that for a 7-dimensional manifold M with cylindrical ends the moduli space of exponentially asymptotically cylindrical torsion-free G_2 structures is a smooth manifold (if non-empty), and study some of its local properties. We also show that ... More

Resonances associated to a closed hyperbolic trajectory in dimension 2Sep 12 2002We consider resonances in the semi-classical limit, generated by a single closed hyperbolic orbit, for an operator on ${\bf R}^2$. We determine all such resonancess in a domain independent of the semi-classical parameter As an application we determine ... More

Eigenvalue distributions and Weyl laws for semi-classical non-self-adjoint operators in 2 dimensionsApr 25 2008In this note we compare two recent results about the distribution of eigenvalues for semi-classical pseudodifferential operators in two dimensions. For classes of analytic operators A. Melin and the author obtained a complex Bohr-Sommerfeld rule, showing ... More

Reduction of Multiple Harmonic Sums and Harmonic PolylogarithmsFeb 18 2004May 03 2004The alternating and non-alternating harmonic sums and other algebraic objects of the same equivalence class are connected by algebraic relations which are induced by the product of these quantities and which depend on their index calss rather than on ... More

Pattern equivariant functions and cohomologyNov 29 2002The cohomology of a tiling or a point pattern has originally been defined via the construction of the hull or the groupoid associated with the tiling or the pattern. Here we present a construction which is more direct and therefore easier accessible. ... More

A vanishing theorem for characteristic classes of odd-dimensional manifold bundlesFeb 27 2009Mar 09 2010We show how the Atiyah-Singer family index theorem for both, usual and self-adjoint elliptic operators fits naturally into the framework of the Madsen-Tillmann-Weiss spectra. Our main theorem concerns bundles of odd-dimensional manifolds. Using completely ... More

The low-dimensional homotopy of the stable mapping class groupJul 06 2007Due to the deep work of Tillmann, Madsen, Weiss and Galatius, the cohomology of the stable mapping class group $\gaminf$ is known with rational or finite field coefficients. Little is known about the integral cohomology. In this paper, we study the first ... More

Discovery Potential of MSSM Higgs Bosons with ATLASDec 19 2005In this article the potential of the ATLAS experiment to discover MSSM Higgs bosons is discussed. Various Monte-Carlo studies for SM Higgs boson production and dedicated MSSM Higgs boson analyses are taken into account to investigate the discovery potential ... More

Results on searches for new physics at HERAMay 13 2003The H1 and ZEUS collaborations have searched for signals of physics beyond the Standard Model in ep collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 301-319 GeV. During the HERA I phase each experiment accumulated an integrated luminosity of about 110 pb^{-1} ... More

BPS-like potential for compactifications of heterotic M-theory?Sep 09 2011Nov 07 2011We analyze the possibility to rewrite the action of Horava-Witten theory in a BPS-like form, which means that it is given as a sum of squares of the supersymmetry conditions. To this end we compactify the theory on a seven dimensional manifold of SU(3) ... More

Mutual information in interacting spin systemsMar 18 2013This thesis uses a quantity that is defined and justified by information theory -- mutual information -- to examine models of condensed matter systems. More precisely, it studies models which are made up out of ferromagnetically interacting spins. Quantum ... More

Equivariant cohomology over Lie groupoids and Lie-Rinehart algebrasJul 31 2009Using the language and terminology of relative homological algebra, in particular that of derived functors, we introduce equivariant cohomology over a general Lie-Rinehart algebra and equivariant de Rham cohomology over a locally trivial Lie groupoid ... More

Ricci-flat deformations and special holonomyAug 03 2010Let G be one of the Ricci-flat holonomy groups SU(n), Sp(n), Spin(7) or G_2, and M a compact manifold of dimension 2n, 4n, 8 or 7, respectively. We prove that the natural map from the moduli space of torsion-free G-structures on M to the moduli space ... More

Power Utility Maximization in Discrete-Time and Continuous-Time Exponential Levy ModelsMar 29 2011Apr 26 2012Consider power utility maximization of terminal wealth in a 1-dimensional continuous-time exponential Levy model with finite time horizon. We discretize the model by restricting portfolio adjustments to an equidistant discrete time grid. Under minimal ... More

Functional linear instrumental regression under second order stationarityMar 04 2016We consider the problem of estimating the slope parameter in functional linear instrumental regression, where in the presence of an instrument W, i.e., an exogenous random function, a scalar response Y is modeled in dependence of an endogenous random ... More

The Weight in EnumerationDec 02 2016In our setting enumeration amounts to generate all solutions of a problem instance without duplicates. We address the problem of enumerating the models of B-formulae. A B-formula is a propositional formula whose connectives are taken from a fixed set ... More

How Are Programs Found? Speculating About Language Ergonomics With Curry-HowardDec 02 2016Functional languages with strong static type systems have beneficial properties to help ensure program correctness and reliability. Surprisingly, their practical significance in applications is low relative to other languages lacking in those dimensions. ... More

Jantzen sum formula for restricted Verma modules over affine Kac-Moody algebras at the critical levelDec 01 2012May 21 2013For a restricted Verma module of an affine Kac-Moody algebra at the critical level we describe the Jantzen filtration and give an alternating sum formula which corresponds to the Jantzen sum formula of a baby Verma module over a modular Lie algebra. This ... More

The Martingale Property in the Context of Stochastic Differential EquationsJun 02 2013Apr 26 2015This note studies the martingale property of a nonnegative, continuous local martingale Z, given as a nonanticipative functional of a solution to a stochastic differential equation. The condition states that Z is a (uniformly integrable) martingale if ... More

Even an infinite bureaucracy eventually makes a decisionApr 01 2014We show that the fact that a political decision filtered through a finite tree of committees gives a determined answer generalises in some sense to infinite trees. This implies a new special case of the Matroid Intersection Conjecture.

The Lie algebra perturbation lemmaAug 29 2007Oct 16 2007Let g be a differential graded Lie algebra and suppose given a contraction of chain complexes of g onto a general chain complex M. We show that the data determine an sh-Lie algebra structure on M, that is, a coalgebra perturbation of the coalgebra differential ... More

KMS states on the Toeplitz algebras of higher-rank graphsMay 23 2018The Toeplitz algebra $\mathcal{T}C^{*}(\Lambda)$ for a finite $k$-graph $\Lambda$ is equipped with a continuous one-parameter group $\alpha^{r}$ for each $ r\in \mathbb{R}^{k}$, obtained by composing the map $\mathbb{R} \ni t \to (e^{itr_{1}}, \dots , ... More

Quantifying macroeconomic expectations in stock markets using Google TrendsMay 01 2018Among other macroeconomic indicators, the monthly release of U.S. unemployment rate figures in the Employment Situation report by the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics gets a lot of media attention and strongly affects the stock markets. I investigate ... More

Collaborative Nested Sampling: Big Data vs. complex physical modelsJul 14 2017Oct 02 2018The data torrent unleashed by current and upcoming astronomical surveys demands scalable analysis methods. Many machine learning approaches scale well, but separating the instrument measurement from the physical effects of interest, dealing with variable ... More

Real-analytic Eisenstein series via the Poincaré bundleJan 17 2018Feb 14 2018A classical construction of Katz gives a purely algebraic construction of real-analytic Eisenstein series using the Gau\ss--Manin connection on the universal elliptic curve. This approach gives a systematic way to study algebraic and $p$-adic properties ... More

Embedding simply connected 2-complexes in 3-space -- II. Rotation systemsSep 14 2017We prove that 2-dimensional simplicial complexes whose first homology group is trivial have topological embeddings in 3-space if and only if there are embeddings of their link graphs in the plane that are compatible at the edges and they are simply connected. ... More

A compactification of the moduli space of self-maps of $\mathbb{CP}^1$ using stable mapsApr 29 2016We present a new compactification $M(d,n)$ of the moduli space of self-maps of $\mathbb{CP}^1$ of degree $d$ with $n$ markings. It is constructed via GIT from the stable maps moduli space $\ ar M_{0,n}(\mathbb{CP}^1 \times \mathbb{CP}^1, (1,d))$. We show ... More

Pseudo Maurer-Cartan perturbation algebra and pseudo perturbation lemmaDec 14 2018We introduce the pseudo Maurer-Cartan perturbation algebra, establish a structural result and explore the structure of this algebra. That structural result entails, as a consequence, what we refer to as the pseudo perturbation lemma. This lemma, in turn, ... More

Lie-Rinehart algebras, Gerstenhaber algebras, and B-V algebrasApr 09 1997For a Lie-Rinehart algebra (A,L), generators for the Gerstenhaber algebra \Lambda_A L correspond bijectively to right (A,L)-connections on A in such a way that B-V structures correspond to right (A,L)-module structures on A. When L is projective as an ... More

Extended moduli spaces and the Kan constructionMay 23 1995Let $Y$ be a CW-complex with a single 0-cell, let $K$ be its Kan group, a free simplicial group whose realization is a model for the space $\Omega Y$ of based loops on $Y$, and let $G$ be a Lie group, not necessarily connected. By means of simplicial ... More

Byte-based Language Identification with Deep Convolutional NetworksSep 28 2016We report on our system for the shared task on discriminating between similar languages (DSL 2016). The system uses only byte representations in a deep residual network (ResNet). The system, named ResIdent, is trained only on the data released with the ... More

Derivative ChameleonsMar 29 2012We consider generalized chameleon models where the conformal coupling between matter and gravitational geometries is not only a function of the chameleon field \phi, but also of its derivatives via higher order co-ordinate invariants. Specifically we ... More

The Local Structure of Tilings and their Integer Group of CoinvariantsAug 02 1995The local structure of a tiling is described in terms of a multiplicative structure on its pattern classes. The groupoid associated to the tiling is derived from this structure and its integer group of coinvariants is defined. This group furnishes part ... More

On $K_0$-Groups for Substitution TilingsMar 02 1995Mar 03 1995The group $C(\Om,\Z)/\E$ is determined for tilings which are invariant under a locally invertible primitive \sst\ which forces its \saum. In case the tiling may be obtained by the generalized dual method from a regular grid this group furnishes part of ... More

Gap Labelling for Schrödinger Operators on Quasiperiodic TilingsJun 27 1994For a large class of tilings, including those which are obtained by the generalized dual method from regular grids, it is shown that their algebra is stably isomorphic to a crossed product with $\Z^d$. Penrose tilings belong to this class. This enlarges ... More

Pattern equivariant functions, deformations and equivalence of tiling spacesMar 06 2007We reinvestigate the theory of deformations of tilings using P-equivariant cohomology. In particular we relate the notion of asymptotically negligible shape functions introduced by Clark and Sadun to weakly P-equivariant forms. We then investigate more ... More

PT symmetry and Weyl asymptoticsMay 24 2011For a class of PT-symmetric operators with small random perturbations, the eigenvalues obey Weyl asymptotics with probability close to 1. Consequently, when the principal symbol is non-real, there are many non-real eigenvalues.

The Theory of Deeply Inelastic ScatteringAug 30 2012Nov 30 2012The nucleon structure functions probed in deep-inelastic scattering at large virtualities form an important tool to test Quantum Chromdynamics (QCD) through precision measurements of the strong coupling constant $\alpha_s(M_Z^2)$ and the different parton ... More

$Λ_{\rm QCD}$ and $α_s(M_Z^2)$ from DIS Structure FunctionsJun 17 2007A brief summary is given on recent determinations of $\Lambda_{\rm QCD}$ and $\alpha_s(M_Z^2)$ from deeply inelastic structure functions.

On the measurability of the structure function $g_1(X,Q^2)$ in $ep$ collisions at HERAAug 28 1995Nov 08 1995The possibility is investigated to measure the polarized structure function $g_1(x,Q^2)$ in the collider mode of HERA operating with a polarized lepton and proton beam. The $x$ dependence of $g_1$ can be measured at a statistical precision of $\sim 20\%~{\rm ... More

Convex pricing by a generalized entropy penaltyApr 01 2008In an incomplete Brownian-motion market setting, we propose a convex monotonic pricing functional for nonattainable bounded contingent claims which is compatible with prices for attainable claims. The pricing functional is defined as the convex conjugate ... More

Quantum violation of macroscopic realism and the transition to classical physicsDec 01 2008The descriptions of the quantum realm and the macroscopic classical world differ significantly not only in their mathematical formulations but also in their foundational concepts and philosophical consequences. When and how physical systems stop to behave ... More

Combining and comparing neutrinoless double beta decay experiments using different nucleiDec 18 2012Apr 04 2013We perform a global fit of the most relevant neutrinoless double beta decay experiments within the standard model with massive Majorana neutrinos. Using Bayesian inference makes it possible to take into account the theoretical uncertainties on the nuclear ... More

MathPSfrag 2: Convenient LaTeX Labels in MathematicaJan 15 2008This article introduces the next version of MathPSfrag. MathPSfrag is a Mathematica package that during export automatically replaces all expressions in a plot by corresponding LaTeX commands. The new version can also produce LaTeX independent images; ... More

Interaction of modulated pulses in scalar multidimensional nonlinear latticesFeb 11 2009We investigate the macroscopic dynamics of sets of an arbitrary finite number of weakly amplitude-modulated pulses in a multidimensional lattice of particles. The latter are assumed to exhibit scalar displacement under pairwise, arbitrary-range, nonlinear ... More

Positive Limit-Fourier Transform of Farey FractionsOct 10 2013Jan 19 2014We consider the entity of modified Farey fractions via a function F defined on the direct sum of Z/2Z and we prove that -F has a non negative Limit-Fourier transform up to one exceptional coefficient.

Dynamical correlation functions of one-dimensional superconductors and Peierls and Mott insulatorsJun 15 1998I construct the spectral function of the Luther-Emery model which describes one-dimensional fermions with one gapless and one gapped degree of freedom, i.e. superconductors and Peierls and Mott insulators, by using symmetries, relations to other models, ... More

One-Dimensional Fermi liquidsSep 29 1995I attempt to give a pedagogical overview of the progress which has occurred during the past decade in the description of one-dimensional correlated fermions. Fermi liquid theory based on a quasi-particle picture, breaks down in one dimension because of ... More

Micro-mechanics of multi-phase ferroelectric domain structuresMar 20 2006High-strain piezoelectric materials are often ceramics with a complicated constitution. In particular, PZT is used with compositions near to a so-called morphotropic phase boundary, where not only different variants of the same phase (domains), but different ... More

Effective intrinsic linear properties of laminar piezoelectric composites and simple ferroelectric domain structuresOct 11 2005The effective properties of piezoelectric laminates have been analyzed, based on the calculation of internal fields and making use of a simple matrix manipulation method. The results are expressed in a compact notation which is convenient for numerical ... More

Some results on non-self-adjoint operators, a surveyApr 23 2008This text is a survey of recent results obtained by the author and collaborators on different problems for non-self-adjoint operators. The topics are: Kramers-Fokker-Planck type operators, spectral asymptotics in two dimensions and Weyl asymptotics for ... More

Eigenvalue distribution for non-self-adjoint operators on compact manifolds with small multiplicative random perturbationsSep 24 2008In this work we extend a previous work about the Weyl asymptotics of the distribution of eigenvalues of non-self-adjoint differential operators with small multiplicative random perturbations, by treating the case of operators on compact manifolds

Wee LCPOct 16 2009Feb 19 2010We prove that longest common prefix (LCP) information can be stored in much less space than previously known. More precisely, we show that in the presence of the text and the suffix array, o(n) additional bits are sufficient to answer LCP-queries asymptotically ... More

Localisation on Sasaki-Einstein manifolds from holomophic functions on the coneJan 14 2014We study super Yang-Mills theories on five-dimensional Sasaki-Einstein manifolds. Using localisation techniques, we find that the contribution from the vector multiplet to the perturbative partition function can be calculated by counting holomorphic functions ... More

Lyapunov Exponents of Brownian Motion: Decay Rates for Scaled Poissonian Potentials and BoundsJan 18 2011Oct 19 2011We investigate Lyapunov exponents of Brownian motion in a nonnegative Poissonian potential $V$. The Lyapunov exponent depends on the potential $V$ and our interest lies in the decay rate of the Lyapunov exponent if the potential $V$ tends to zero. In ... More

Additive Splittings of Homogeneous PolynomialsJul 12 2013In this thesis we study when a homogeneous polynomial $f$ decomposes or "splits" additively. Up to base change this means that it is possible to write $f = g + h$ where $g$ and $h$ are polynomials in independent sets of variables. This simple idea leads ... More

Byte-based Language Identification with Deep Convolutional NetworksSep 28 2016Oct 28 2016We report on our system for the shared task on discriminating between similar languages (DSL 2016). The system uses only byte representations in a deep residual network (ResNet). The system, named ResIdent, is trained only on the data released with the ... More

Rational approximation to algebraic varieties and a new exponent of simultaneous approximationJan 12 2016Mar 08 2016This paper deals with two main topics related to Diophantine approximation. Firstly, we show that if a point on an algebraic variety is approximable by rational vectors to a sufficiently large degree, the approximating vectors must lie in the topological ... More

A Kinematic Condition on Intrinsic CharmNov 01 2015Jan 02 2016We derive a kinematic condition on the resolution of intrinsic charm and discuss phenomenological consequences.

Composition, Cooperation, and Coordination of Computational SystemsFeb 23 2016A system model is developed where the criterion to partition the world into a system and a rest is based on the functional relation between its states. This approach implies that the gestalt of systems becomes very dynamic. Especially interactions between ... More

Graphical Models for Discrete and Continuous DataSep 18 2016We introduce a general framework for undirected graphical models. It generalizes Gaussian graphical models to a wide range of continuous, discrete, and combinations of different types of data. We also show that the models in the framework, called exponential ... More

Index theory in spaces of noncompact manifolds II: A stable homotopy version of the Atiyah-Singer index theoremAug 04 2016We formulate and prove a generalization of the Atiyah-Singer family index theorem in the context of the theory of spaces of manifolds \`a la Madsen, Tillmann, Weiss, Galatius and Randal-Williams. Our results are for Dirac-type operators linear over arbitrary ... More

Diophantine approximation on polynomial curvesMar 05 2015Mar 17 2015In a paper from 2010, Budarina, Dickinson and Levesley studied the rational approximation properties of curves parametrized by polynomials with integral coefficients in Euclidean space of arbitrary dimension. Assuming the dimension is at least three and ... More

Generating clones with conservative near-unanimity operationMar 27 2015Due to the Baker-Pixley theorem we know that every clone over a finite domain $A$ containing a near-unanimity operation $g$ is finitely generated. Therefore there exists an integer $k$ such that the clone is generated by its $k$-ary part. In this paper ... More

On the $\mathfrak{grt}$ hexagon symmetryFeb 13 2015Jul 28 2015In this paper we show that it is possible to project onto the solutions of the $\mathfrak{grt}$ hexagon equation. We also consider in some sense generalized hexagon equations and other symmetry equations for multiple argument maps between groups or torsors ... More

W-graphs and Gyoja's W-graph algebraMay 19 2014Oct 14 2016Let $(W,S)$ be a finite Coxeter group. Kazhdan and Lusztig introduced the concept of $W$-graphs and Gyoja proved that every irreducible representation of the Iwahori-Hecke algebra $H(W,S)$ can be realized as a $W$-graph. Gyoja defined an auxiliary algebra ... More

Two estimates concerning classical Diophantine approximation constantsJan 15 2013In this paper we aim to prove two inequalities involving the classical approximation constants $w_{n}^{\prime}(\zeta),\hat{w}_{n}^{\prime}(\zeta)$ that stem from the simultaneous approximation problem $|\zeta^{j}x-y_{j}|$, $1\leq j\leq n$, on the one ... More

On uniform approximation to successive powers of a real numberMar 30 2016Nov 07 2016We establish new inequalities involving classical exponents of Diophantine approximation. This allows for improving on the work of Davenport, Schmidt and Laurent concerning the maximum value of the exponent $\hat{\lambda}_{n}(\zeta)$ among all real transcendental ... More

A trace formula for rigid varieties, and motivic Weil generating series for formal schemesMar 01 2007Sep 26 2008We establish a trace formula for rigid varieties $X$ over a complete discretely valued field, which relates the set of unramified points on $X$ to the Galois action on its \'etale cohomology. We develop a theory of motivic integration for formal schemes ... More

Real-analytic Eisenstein series via the Poincaré bundleJan 17 2018A classical construction of Katz gives a purely algebraic construction of real-analytic Eisenstein series using the Gau\ss--Manin connection on the universal elliptic curve. This approach gives a systematic way to study algebraic and $p$-adic properties ... More

Singular Poisson-Kaehler geometry of Scorza varieties and their secant varietiesMay 10 2004Each Scorza variety and its secant varieties in the ambient projective space are identified, in the realm of singular Poisson-Kaehler geometry, in terms of projectivizations of holomorphic nilpotent orbits in suitable Lie algebras of hermitian type, the ... More

Efficient Nonlinear Transforms for Lossy Image CompressionJan 31 2018We assess the performance of two techniques in the context of nonlinear transform coding with artificial neural networks, Sadam and GDN. Both techniques have been successfully used in state-of-the-art image compression methods, but their performance has ... More

Canonical Lifts of Cycle Classes of SectionsSep 13 2016We present a general strategy to construct canonical lifts of $\ell$-adic cycle classes of sections of $p$-adic projective anabelian curves to the cohomology of suitable integral models. Using this strategy, we give the construction of a canonical lift ... More

Cyclic cohomology for graded $C^{*,r}$-algebras and its pairings with van Daele $K$-theoryJul 28 2016We consider cycles for graded $C^{*,\mathfrak{r}}$-algebras (Real $C^{*}$-algebras) which are compatible with the $*$-structure and the real structure. Their characters are cyclic cocycles. We define a pairing between such characters and elements of the ... More

The Global Cohen-Lenstra HeuristicDec 25 2009Apr 30 2010The Cohen-Lenstra heuristic is a universal principle that assigns to each group a probability that tells how often this group should occur "in nature". The most important, but not the only, applications are sequences of class groups, which behave like ... More

All graphs have tree-decompositions displaying their topological endsSep 23 2014Feb 25 2015We show that every connected graph has a spanning tree that displays all its topological ends. This proves a 1964 conjecture of Halin in corrected form, and settles a problem of Diestel from 1992.

A new proof for the conditions of Novikov and KazamakiNov 23 2011Dec 21 2012This paper provides a novel proof for the sufficiency of certain well-known criteria that guarantee the martingale property of a continuous, nonnegative local martingale. More precisely, it is shown that generalizations of Novikov's condition and Kazamaki's ... More

A correspondence of good G-sets under partial geometric quotientsNov 09 2016For a complex variety $\hat X$ with an action of a reductive group $\hat G$ and a geometric quotient $\pi: \hat X \to X$ by a closed normal subgroup $H \subset \hat G$, we show that open sets of $X$ admitting good quotients by $G=\hat G / H$ correspond ... More

Topological cycle matroids of infinite graphsDec 02 2014We prove that the topological cycles of an arbitrary infinite graph induce a matroid. This matroid in general is neither finitary nor cofinitary.

Topological infinite gammoids, and a new Menger-type theorem for infinite graphsApr 01 2014Answering a question of Diestel, we develop a topological notion of gammoids in infinite graphs which, unlike traditional infinite gammoids, always define a matroid. As our main tool, we prove for any infinite graph $G$ with vertex sets $A$ and $B$ that ... More

All graphs have tree-decompositions displaying their topological endsSep 23 2014Feb 06 2018We show that every connected graph has a spanning tree that displays all its topological ends. This proves a 1964 conjecture of Halin in corrected form, and settles a problem of Diestel from 1992.

Resolvent estimates for non-self-adjoint operators via semi-groupsMay 30 2009We consider a non-self-adjoint $h$-pseudodifferential operator $P$ in the semi-classical limit ($h\to 0$). If $p$ is the leading symbol, then under suitable assumptions about the behaviour of $p$ at infinity, we know that the resolvent $(z-P)^{-1}$ is ... More

When You Should Use Lists in Haskell (Mostly, You Should Not)Aug 24 2018We comment on the over-use of lists in functional programming. With this respect, we review history of Haskell and some of its libraries, and hint at current developments.

A General Dichotomy of Evolutionary Algorithms on Monotone FunctionsMar 25 2018Mar 28 2018It is known that the evolutionary algorithm $(1+1)$-EA with mutation rate $c/n$ optimises every monotone function efficiently if $c<1$, and needs exponential time on some monotone functions (HotTopic functions) if $c\geq 2.2$. We study the same question ... More

Path Throughput Importance WeightsJun 04 2018Sep 06 2018Many Monte Carlo light transport simulations use multiple importance sampling (MIS) to weight between different path sampling strategies. We propose to use the path throughput to compute the MIS weights instead of the commonly used probability density ... More

An equivalence principle between polynomial and simultaneous Diophantine approximationMar 31 2017Dec 19 2017We show that Mahler's classification of real numbers $\zeta$ with respect to the growth of the sequence $(w_{n}(\zeta))_{n\geq 1}$ is equivalently induced by certain natural assumptions on the decay of the sequence $(\lambda_{n}(\zeta))_{n\geq 1}$ concerning ... More

Identifying Phrasemes via Interlingual Association Measures -- A Data-driven Approach on Dependency-parsed and Word-aligned Parallel CorporaSep 24 2017This is a preprint of the article "Identifying Phrasemes via Interlingual Association Measures" that was presented in February 2016 at the LeKo (Lexical combinations and typified speech in a multilingual context) conference in Innsbruck.

Iterates of Markov operators and their limitsJun 02 2017It is well known that iterates of quasi-compact operators converge towards a spectral projection, whereas the explicit construction of the limiting operator is in general hard to obtain. Here, we show a simple method to explicitly construct this projection ... More