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Surface localization of gas sources on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko based on DFMS/COPS dataApr 18 2018Nov 13 2018We reconstruct the temporal evolution of the source distribution for the four major gas species H2O, CO2, CO, and O2 on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during its 2015 apparition. The analysis applies an inverse coma model and fits to data ... More
Molecular Oxygen in Oort Cloud Comet 1P/HalleyDec 05 2015Recently the ROSINA mass spectrometer suite on board the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft discovered an abundant amount of molecular oxygen, O2, in the coma of Jupiter family comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko of O2/H2O = 3.80+/-0.85%. It could ... More
Field structure and electron life times in the MEFISTO Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion SourceFeb 01 2008The complex magnetic field of the permanent-magnet electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) ion source MEFISTO located at the University of Bern have been numerically simulated. For the first time the magnetized volume qualified for electron cyclotron resonance ... More
Seasonal changes of the volatile density in the coma and on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-GerasimenkoApr 12 2017Starting from several monthly data sets of Rosetta's COmetary Pressure Sensor we reconstruct the gas density in the coma around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The underlying inverse gas model is constructed by fitting ten thousands of measurements to ... More
Identification of the ECR zone in the SWISSCASE ECR ion sourceJul 13 2008The magnetic field of the permanent magnet electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) ion source SWISSCASE located at the University of Bern has been numerically simulated and experimentally investigated. For the first time the magnetized volume qualified for ... More
Linking interstellar and cometary O$_2$: a deep search for $^{16}$O$^{18}$O in the solar-type protostar IRAS 16293--2422May 31 2018Recent measurements carried out at comet 67P/C-G with the ${\it Rosetta}$ probe revealed that molecular oxygen, O$_2$, is the fourth most abundant molecule in comets. Models show that O$_2$ is likely of primordial nature, coming from the interstellar ... More
The chemical connection between 67P/C-G and IRAS 16293-2422Feb 08 2018The chemical evolution of a star- and planet-forming system begins in the prestellar phase and proceeds across the subsequent evolutionary phases. The chemical trail from cores to protoplanetary disks to planetary embryos can be studied by comparing distant ... More
Improved bounds for Fourier coefficients of Siegel modular formsMar 31 2016The goal of this paper is to improve existing bounds for Fourier coefficients of higher genus Siegel modular forms of small weight.
Optimal Shape of a Domain which minimizes the first Buckling EigenvalueDec 23 2015In this paper we prove the existence of an optimal domain which minimizes the buckling load of a clamped plate among all bounded domains with given measure. Instead of treating this variational problem with a volume constraint, we introduce a problem ... More
On the explicit construction of higher deformations of partition statisticsJul 11 2007Dec 04 2007The modularity of the partition generating function has many important consequences, for example asymptotics and congruences for $p(n)$. In a series of papers the author and Ono \cite{BO1,BO2} connected the rank, a partition statistic introduced by Dyson, ... More
A generalisation of Zhang's local Gross-Zagier formulaMar 03 2010On the background of Zhang's local Gross-Zagier formulae for GL(2), we study some p-adic problems. The local Gross-Zagier formulae give identities of very special local geometric data (local linking numbers) with certain local Fourier coefficients of ... More
Sturm's operator for scalar weight in arbitrary genusSep 16 2016In contrast to the wellknown cases of large weights, Sturm's operator does not realize the holomorphic projection operator for lower weights. We prove its failure for arbitrary Siegel genus $m\geq 2$ and scalar weight $\kappa=m+1$. This generalizes a ... More
Sobolev index: A classification of Lévy processesMar 05 2012Apr 04 2012We classify L\'evy processes according to the solution spaces of the associated parabolic PIDEs. This classification reveals structural characteristics of the processes and is relevant for applications such as for solving PIDEs numerically for pricing ... More
The core in random hypergraphs and local weak convergenceNov 06 2015The degree of a vertex in a hypergraph is defined as the number of edges incident to it. In this paper we study the $k$-core, defined as the maximal induced subhypergraph of minimum degree $k$, of the random $r$-uniform hypergraph $H_r(n,p)$ for $r\geq ... More
The core in random hypergraphs and local weak convergenceNov 06 2015Nov 12 2017The degree of a vertex in a hypergraph is defined as the number of edges incident to it. In this paper we study the $k$-core, defined as the maximal induced subhypergraph of minimum degree $k$, of the random $r$-uniform hypergraph $H_r(n,p)$ for $r\geq ... More
Holomorphic projection for $\mathop{Sp}_2(\mathbb R)$ -- the case of weight $(4,4)$Feb 26 2016We define non-holomorphic Poincar\'e series of exponential type for symplectic groups $\mathop{Sp}_m(\mathbb R)$ and continue them analytically in case $m=2$ for the small weight $(4,4)$. For this we construct certain Casimir operators and study the spectral ... More
Feynman-Kac formula for Lévy processes with discontinuous killing rateFeb 26 2015Nov 04 2015The challenge to fruitfully merge state-of-the-art techniques from mathematical finance and numerical analysis has inspired researchers to develop fast deterministic option pricing methods. As a result, highly efficient algorithms to compute option prices ... More
On unitary groups associated to division algebras of degree threeDec 19 2017We show that the special unitary group associated to an involution of the second kind on a central division algebra of degree three does not contain hermitian or skew-hermitian elements. Especially, there are no reflections. For Albert's special cyclic ... More
Casimir operators for symplectic groupsNov 22 2010We give a full set of Casimir operators for the symplectic group of arbitrary genus in terms of a basis chosen such that the action on representations of known $K$-type becomes transparent. We give examples for the latter.
Asymptotics for rank partition functionsAug 05 2007In this paper, we obtain asymptotic formulas for an infinite class of rank generating functions. As an application, we solve a conjecture of Andrews and Lewis on inequalities between certain ranks.
Polar harmonic Maass forms and their applicationsJun 02 2016In this survey, we present recent results of the authors about non-meromorphic modular objects known as polar harmonic Maass forms. These include the computation of Fourier coefficients of meromorphic modular forms and relations between inner products ... More
On a conjecture of Berndt and KimDec 20 2011We prove a recent conjecture of Berndt and Kim regarding the positivity of the coefficients in the asymptotic expansion of a class of partial theta functions. This generalizes results found in Ramanujan's second notebook, and recent work of Galway and ... More
The C*-algebra of SL(2,R)May 30 2016May 31 2016The $C^*$-algebra of the group $SL(2,{\mathbb R})$ is characterized using the operator valued Fourier transform. In particular, it is shown by explicit computations, that the Fourier transform of this $C^*$-algebra fulfills the norm controlled dual limit ... More
Overpartitions and class numbers of binary quadratic formsDec 04 2007We show that the Zagier-Eisenstein series shares its non-holomorphic part with certain weak Maass forms whose holomorphic parts are generating functions for overpartition rank differences. This has a number of consequences, including exact formulas, asymptotics, ... More
Inequalities for full rank differences of 2-marked Durfee symbolsFeb 09 2011Sep 27 2011In this paper, we obtain infinitely many non-trivial identities and inequalities between full rank differences for 2-marked Durfee symbols, a generalization of partitions introduced by Andrews. A certain strict inequality, which almost always holds, shows ... More
Translated points on hypertight contact manifoldsOct 02 2015A contact manifold admittting a supporting contact form without contractible Reeb orbits is called hypertight. In this paper we construct a Rabinowitz Floer homology associated to an arbitrary supporting contact form for a hypertight contact manifold, ... More
Absolute Continuity of SemimartingalesJun 15 2017Jul 03 2018We derive equivalent conditions for the (local) absolute continuity of two laws of semimartingales on random sets. Our result generalizes previous results for classical semimartingales by replacing a strong uniqueness assumption by a weaker uniqueness ... More
Schur's partition theorem and mixed mock modular formsJul 06 2013We study families of partitions with gap conditions that were introduced by Schur and Andrews, and describe their fundamental connections to combinatorial q-series and automorphic forms. In particular, we show that the generating functions for these families ... More
Asymptotic formulas for coefficients of inverse theta functionsApr 26 2013Feb 05 2014We determine asymptotic formulas for the coefficients of a natural class of negative index and negative weight Jacobi forms. These coefficients can be viewed as a refinement of the numbers $p_k(n)$ of partitions of n into k colors. Part of the motivation ... More
Hecke duality relations of Jacobi formsNov 15 2007Dec 04 2007In this paper we introduce a new subspace of Jacobi forms of higher degree via certain relations among Fourier coefficients. We prove that this space can also be characterized by duality properties of certain distinguished embedded Hecke operators. We ... More
Asymptotic inequalities for positive crank and rank momentsMay 10 2012Andrews, Chan, and Kim recently introduced a modified definition of crank and rank moments for integer partitions that allows the study of both even and odd moments. In this paper, we prove the asymptotic behavior of these moments in all cases, and our ... More
On Dyson's crank conjecture and the uniform asymptotic behavior of certain inverse theta functionsNov 24 2013Jun 23 2014In this paper we prove a longstanding conjecture by Freeman Dyson concerning the limiting shape of the crank generating function. We fit this function in a more general family of inverse theta functions which play a key role in physics.
Approximation of skewed interfaces with tensor-based model reduction procedures: application to the reduced basis hierarchical model reduction approachJun 28 2014May 27 2016In this article we introduce a procedure, which allows to recover the potentially very good approximation properties of tensor-based model reduction procedures for the solution of partial differential equations in the presence of interfaces or strong ... More
False theta functions and companions to Capparelli's identitiesApr 11 2014Jan 11 2015Capparelli conjectured two modular identities for partitions whose parts satisfy certain gap conditions, where were motivated by the calculation of characters for the standard modules of certain affine Lie algebras and by vertex operator theory. These ... More
Embeddings of representationsJun 20 2014We derive "numerical" criteria for the existence of embeddings of representations of finite dimensional algebras.
Non-embeddability of geometric lattices and buildingsNov 11 2012A fundamental question for simplicial complexes is to find the lowest dimensional Euclidean space in which they can be embedded. We investigate this question for order complexes of posets. We show that order complexes of thick geometric lattices as well ... More
Computational aspects of multigrid methods for optimization in shape spacesNov 16 2016We examine the interaction of multigrid methods and shape optimization in appropriate shape spaces. Our aim is a scalable algorithm for application on supercomputers, which can only be achieved by mesh-independent convergence. The impact of discrete approximations ... More
On the connectivity of manifold graphsJul 23 2012Oct 22 2013This paper is concerned with lower bounds for the connectivity of graphs (one-dimensional skeleta) of triangulations of compact manifolds. We introduce a structural invariant b_M for simplicial d-manifolds M taking values in the range 0 <= b_M <= d-1. ... More
Computational aspects of multigrid methods for optimization in shape spacesNov 16 2016Nov 18 2016We examine the interaction of multigrid methods and shape optimization in appropriate shape spaces. Our aim is a scalable algorithm for application on supercomputers, which can only be achieved by mesh-independent convergence. The impact of discrete approximations ... More
Multiplicative $q$-hypergeometric series arising from real quadratic fieldsDec 23 2008Andrews, Dyson, and Hickerson showed that 2 $q$-hypergeometric series, going back to Ramanujan, are related to real quadratic fields, which explains interesting properties of their Fourier coefficients. There is also an interesting relation of such series ... More
A Flexible Galerkin Scheme for Option Pricing in Lévy ModelsMar 27 2016One popular approach to option pricing in L\'evy models is through solving the related partial integro differential equation (PIDE). For the numerical solution of such equations powerful Galerkin methods have been put forward e.g. by Hilber et al. (2013). ... More
Optimality conditions for the buckling of a clamped plateAug 29 2014We prove the following uniqueness result for the buckling plate. Assume there exists a smooth domain which minimizes the first buckling eigenvalue for a plate among all smooth domains of given volume. Then the domain must be a ball. The proof uses the ... More
Ramanujan and coefficients of meromorphic modular formsMar 23 2016The study of Fourier coefficients of meromorphic modular forms dates back to Ramanujan, who, together with Hardy, studied the reciprocal of the weight 6 Eisenstein series. Ramanujan conjectured a number of further identities for other meromorphic modular ... More
A problem of Petersson about weight 0 meromorphic modular formsMay 02 2015Mar 23 2016In this paper, we provide an explicit construction of weight $0$ meromorphic modular forms. Following work of Petersson, we build these via Poincar\'e series. There are two main aspects of our investigation which differ from his approach. Firstly, the ... More
On the asymptotic behavior of unimodal rank generating functionsDec 23 2014In a recent paper, J. Lovejoy and the second author conjectured that ranks for four types of unimodal like sequences satisfy certain inequalities. In this paper, we prove these conjectures asymptotically. For this, we extend Wright's Circle Method and ... More
Pattern avoidance and the Bruhat order on involutionsNov 14 2007We show that the principal order ideal below an element w in the Bruhat order on involutions in a symmetric group is a Boolean lattice if and only if w avoids the patterns 4321, 45312 and 456123. Similar criteria for signed permutations are also stated. ... More
Simple Methods for Initializing the EM Algorithm for Gaussian Mixture ModelsDec 20 2013Aug 01 2016In this paper, we consider simple and fast approaches to initialize the Expectation-Maximization algorithm (EM) for multivariate Gaussian mixture models. We present new initialization methods based on the well-known $K$-means++ algorithm and the Gonzalez ... More
Ramanujan-like formulas for Fourier coefficients of all meromorphic cusp formsMar 30 2016Jul 11 2016In this paper, we investigate Fourier expansions of meromorphic modular forms. Over the years, a number of special cases of meromorphic modular forms were shown to have Fourier expansions closely resembling the expansion of the reciprocal of the weight ... More
Asymptotic formulas for stacks and unimodal sequencesAug 30 2013We study enumeration functions for unimodal sequences of positive integers, where the size of a sequence is the sum of its terms. We survey known results for a number of natural variants of unimodal sequences, including Auluck's generalized Ferrer diagrams, ... More
Dyson's Rank, overpartitions, and weak Maass formsAug 05 2007In a series of papers the first author and Ono connected the rank, a partition statistic introduced by Dyson, to weak Maass forms, a new class of functions which are related to modular forms. Naturally it is of wide interest to find other explicit examples ... More
Eulerian summation operators and a remarkable family of polynomialsJul 30 2018We give several families of polynomials which are related by Eulerian summation operators. They satisfy interesting combinatorial properties like being integer-valued at integral points. This involves nearby-symmetries and a recursion for the values at ... More
Martingale Property in Terms of Semimartingale ProblemsMay 27 2016Jun 09 2016Starting from the seventies mathematicians face the question whether a non-negative local martingale is a true or a strict local martingale. In this article we answer this question from a semimartingale perspective. We connect the martingale property ... More
Half-integral weight Eichler integrals and quantum modular formsSep 12 2014Aug 18 2015In analogy with the classical theory of Eichler integrals for integral weight modular forms, Lawrence and Zagier considered examples of Eichler integrals of certain half-integral weight modular forms. These served as early prototypes of a new type of ... More
Sums of class numbers and mixed mock modular formsMay 01 2013Nov 03 2013In this paper, we consider sums of class numbers of the type $\sum_{m\equiv a\pmod{p}} H(4n-m^2)$, where $p$ is an odd prime, $n\in \mathbb{N},$ and $a\in \mathbb{Z}$. By showing that these are coefficients of mixed mock modular forms, we obtain explicit ... More
Radial limits of mock theta functionsSep 12 2014Jul 25 2015Inspired by the original definition of mock theta functions by Ramanujan, a number of authors have considered the question of explicitly determining their behavior at the cusps. Moreover, these examples have been connected to important objects such as ... More
Phantom holomorphic projections arising from Sturm's formulaMay 06 2016We show the analytic continuation of certain Siegel Poincar\'e series to their critical point for weight three in genus two. We proof that this continuation posesses a nonhomomorphic part and describe it. We show that Sturm's operator also produces a ... More
Improved bounds on metastability thresholds and probabilities for generalized bootstrap percolationJan 12 2010Feb 26 2010We generalize and improve results of Andrews, Gravner, Holroyd, Liggett, and Romik on metastability thresholds for generalized two-dimensional bootstrap percolation models, and answer several of their open problems and conjectures. Specifically, we prove ... More
A method for constructing random matrix models of disordered bosonsDec 17 2010Random matrix models of disordered bosons consist of matrices in the Lie algebra g=sp_n(R). Assuming dynamical stability, their eigenvalues are required to be purely imaginary. Here a method is proposed for constructing ensembles (E,P) of G-invariant ... More
From sheaves on P2 to a generalization of the Rademacher expansionJun 04 2010Oct 26 2011Moduli spaces of stable coherent sheaves on a surface are of much interest for both mathematics and physics. Yoshioka computed generating functions of Poincare polynomials of such moduli spaces if the surface is the projective plane P2 and the rank of ... More
On the Fourier expansion of Bloch-OkounkovDec 22 2014In this paper, we study algebraic and analytic properties of Fourier coefficients, expressed as $q$-series, of the so-called Bloch-Okounkov $n$-point function. We prove several results about these series and explain how they relate to Rogers' false theta ... More
Improved error bound for multivariate Chebyshev polynomial interpolationNov 26 2016Chebyshev interpolation is a highly effective, intensively studied method and enjoys excellent numerical properties. The interpolation nodes are known beforehand, implementation is straightforward and the method is numerically stable. For efficiency, ... More
On the positivity of black hole degeneracies in string theoryAug 16 2012Sep 14 2012Certain helicity trace indices of charged states in N=4 and N=8 superstring theory have been computed exactly using their explicit weakly coupled microscopic description. These indices are expected to count the exact quantum degeneracies of black holes ... More
A classification of harmonic Maass formsSep 22 2016We give a classification of the Harish-Chandra modules generated by the pullback to $\text{SL}_2(\mathbb R)$ of harmonic Maass forms for congruence subgroups of $\text{SL}_2(\mathbb Z)$ with exponential growth allowed at the cusps. We assume that the ... More
Rank-Crank type PDE's and non-holomorphic Jacobi formsJul 23 2008In this paper we show how Rank-Crank type PDE's (first found by Atkin and Garvan) occur naturally in the framework of non-holomorphic Jacobiforms and find an infinite family of such differential equations. As an application we show an infinite family ... More
Hierarchical model reduction of nonlinear partial differential equations based on the adaptive empirical projection method and reduced basis techniquesJan 04 2014Jan 12 2016In this paper we extend the hierarchical model reduction framework based on reduced basis techniques for the application to nonlinear partial differential equations. The major new ingredient to accomplish this goal is the introduction of the adaptive ... More
Connectivity of chamber graphs of buildings and related complexesJul 02 2009Let \Delta be a finite building (or, more generally, a thick spherical and locally finite building). The chamber graph G(\Delta), whose edges are the pairs of adjacent chambers in \Delta, is known to be q-regular for a certain number q=q(\Delta). Our ... More
Randomized Local Model Order ReductionJun 28 2017Mar 21 2018In this paper we propose local approximation spaces for localized model order reduction procedures such as domain decomposition and multiscale methods. Those spaces are constructed from local solutions of the partial differential equation (PDE) with random ... More
Regularized inner products and weakly holomorphic Hecke eigenformsNov 06 2017We show that the image of repeated differentiation on weak cusp forms is precisely the subspace which is orthogonal to the space of weakly holomorphic modular forms. This gives a new interpretation of the weakly holomorphic Hecke eigenforms.
Polar harmonic Maass forms and their applicationsJun 02 2016Oct 30 2016In this survey, we present recent results of the authors about non-meromorphic modular objects known as polar harmonic Maass forms. These include the computation of Fourier coefficients of meromorphic modular forms and relations between inner products ... More
Almost harmonic Maass forms and Kac-Wakimoto charactersDec 20 2011Mar 03 2013We resolve a question of Kac, and explain the automorphic properties of characters due to Kac-Wakimoto pertaining to sl(m|n)^ highest weight modules, for n \geq 1. We prove that the Kac-Wakimoto characters are essentially holomorphic parts of certain ... More
Modular local polynomialsMay 03 2014In this paper, we consider modular local polynomials. These functions satisfy modularity while they are locally defined as polynomials outside of an exceptional set. We prove an inequality for the dimension of the space of such forms when the exceptional ... More
Using a model for telluric absorption in full-spectrum fitsDec 09 2013The typical approach for removing telluric absorption lines from a science spectrum is to divide it by the spectrum of a standard star of spectral type A or B observed close in time and airmass. We present a new method, where we use a model for the transmission ... More
Ricci Bounds for Euclidean and Spherical Cones (revised/extended version)Mar 01 2011We prove generalized lower Ricci bounds for Euclidean and spherical cones over complete Riemannian manifolds. These cones are regarded as complete metric measure spaces. In general, they will be neither manifolds nor Alexandrov spaces. We show that the ... More
A $\sim$32-70 K formation temperature range for the ice grains agglomerated by comet 67P/Churyumov-GerasimenkoApr 07 2015Grand Canonical Monte Carlo simulations are used to reproduce the N$_2$/CO ratio ranging between 1.7 $\times$ 10$^{-3}$ and 1.6 $\times$ 10$^{-2}$ observed {\it in situ} in the Jupiter family comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by the ROSINA mass spectrometer ... More
A rough-and-ready cluster-based approach for extracting finite-time coherent sets from sparse and incomplete trajectory dataMay 18 2015Jun 23 2015We present a numerical method to identify regions of phase space that are approximately retained in a mobile compact neighbourhood over a finite time duration. Our approach is based on spatio-temporal clustering of trajectory data. The main advantages ... More
On the existence of infinitely many invariant Reeb orbitsNov 18 2014Nov 19 2014In this article we extend results of Grove and Tanaka on the existence of isometry-invariant geodesics to the setting of Reeb flows and strict contactomorphisms. Specifically, we prove that if M is a closed connected manifold with the property that the ... More
The ALMA-PILS survey: The sulphur connection between protostars and comets: IRAS 16293-2422 B and 67P/Churyumov-GerasimenkoFeb 08 2018The evolutionary past of our Solar System can be pieced together by comparing analogous low-mass protostars with remnants of our Protosolar Nebula - comets. Sulphur-bearing molecules may be unique tracers of the joint evolution of the volatile and refractory ... More
On Symmetric Lepton Mixing MatricesNov 02 2006Nov 24 2006Contrary to the quark mixing matrix, the lepton mixing matrix could be symmetric. We study the phenomenological consequences of this possibility. In particular, we find that symmetry would imply that |U_{e3}| is larger than 0.16, i.e., above its current ... More
Solar wind charge exchange in cometary atmospheres III. Results from the Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-GerasimenkoFeb 12 2019Solar wind charge-changing reactions are of paramount importance to the physico-chemistry of the atmosphere of a comet. The ESA/Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P) provides a unique opportunity to study charge-changing processes in ... More
Low and High Energy Phenomenology of Quark-Lepton Complementarity ScenariosJul 10 2006Mar 16 2007We conduct a detailed analysis of the phenomenology of two predictive see-saw scenarios leading to Quark-Lepton Complementarity. In both cases we discuss the neutrino mixing observables and their correlations, neutrinoless double beta decay and lepton ... More
The C*-algebras of connected real two-step nilpotent Lie groupsSep 19 2014Using the operator valued Fourier transform, the C*-algebras of connected real two-step nilpotent Lie groups are characterized as algebras of operator fields defined over their spectra. In particular, it is shown by explicit computations, that the Fourier ... More
Effects of Axion-Photon Mixing on Gamma-Ray Spectra from Magnetized Astrophysical SourcesAug 08 2007Astrophysical gamma-ray sources come in a variety of sizes and magnetizations. We deduce general conditions under which gamma-ray spectra from such sources would be significantly affected by axion-photon mixing. We show that, depending on strength and ... More
Dynamic Hierarchical Reactive Controller SynthesisOct 25 2015Feb 15 2016In the formal approach to reactive controller synthesis, a symbolic controller for a possibly hybrid system is obtained by algorithmically computing a winning strategy in a two-player game. Such game-solving algorithms scale poorly as the size of the ... More
An exploratory study of Google ScholarJul 24 2007The paper discusses and analyzes the scientific search service Google Scholar (GS). The focus is on an exploratory study which investigates the coverage of scientific serials in GS. The study shows deficiencies in the coverage and up-to-dateness of the ... More
Localization and Tensorization Properties of the Curvature-Dimension Condition for Metric Measure SpacesMar 10 2010This paper is devoted to the analysis of metric measure spaces satisfying locally the curvature-dimension condition CD(K,N) introduced by the second author and also studied by Lott & Villani. We prove that the local version of CD(K,N) is equivalent to ... More
Ricci Bounds for Euclidean and Spherical ConesMar 10 2010We prove generalized lower Ricci bounds for Euclidean and spherical cones over compact Riemannian manifolds. These cones are regarded as complete metric measure spaces. We show that the Euclidean cone over an n-dimensional Riemannian manifold whose Ricci ... More
Nonautonomous control of stable and unstable manifolds in two-dimensional flowsAug 06 2013We outline a method for controlling the location of stable and unstable manifolds in the following sense. From a known location of the stable and unstable manifolds in a steady two-dimensional flow, the primary segments of the manifolds are to be moved ... More
An algorithm for random signed 3-SAT with IntervalsMay 12 2011Aug 14 2013In signed k-SAT problems, one fixes a set M and a set $\mathcal S$ of subsets of M, and is given a formula consisting of a disjunction of m clauses, each of which is a conjunction of k literals. Each literal is of the form "$x \in S$", where $S \in \mathcal ... More
Tag Clusters as Information Retrieval InterfacesMar 04 2010The paper presents our design of a next generation information retrieval system based on tag co-occurrences and subsequent clustering. We help users getting access to digital data through information visualization in the form of tag clusters. Current ... More
Formulas for Jacobi forms and generalized Frobenius partitionsOct 05 2016Since their introduction by Andrews, generalized Frobenius partitions have interested a number of authors, many of whom have worked out explicit formulas for their generating functions in specific cases. This has uncovered interesting combinatorial structure ... More
Quasimodular forms and sl(m|m)^ charactersFeb 17 2013In this paper, we establish automorphic properties and asymptotic behaviors of characters due to Kac-Wakimoto pertaining to $s\ell(m|n)^\wedge$ highest weight modules in the case $m=n$, extending work of the first author and Ono \cite{BOKac} and the first ... More
Harmonic Maass-Jacobi forms with singularities and a theta-like decompositionJul 24 2012Mar 24 2014Real-analytic Jacobi forms play key roles in different areas of mathematics and physics, but a satisfactory theory of such Jacobi forms has been lacking. In this paper, we fill this gap by introducing a space of harmonic Maass-Jacobi forms with singularities ... More
Imaging the Earth's Interior: the Angular Distribution of Terrestrial NeutrinosMay 31 2004Decays of radionuclides throughout the Earth's interior produce geothermal heat, but also are a source of antineutrinos. The (angle-integrated) geoneutrino flux places an integral constraint on the terrestrial radionuclide distribution. In this paper, ... More
Automorphic properties of generating functions for generalized rank moments and Durfee symbolsFeb 22 2008We define two-parameter generalizations of two combinatorial constructions of Andrews: the kth symmetrized rank moment and the k-marked Durfee symbol. We prove that three specializations of the associated generating functions are so-called quasimock theta ... More
On the rationality of cycle integrals of meromorphic modular formsOct 01 2018Oct 09 2018We derive finite rational formulas for the traces of cycle integrals of certain meromorphic modular forms. Moreover, we prove the modularity of a completion of the generating function of such traces. The theoretical framework for these results is an extension ... More
Kohnen's limit process for real-analytic Siegel modular formsMay 27 2011Jun 08 2012Kohnen introduced a limit process for Siegel modular forms that produces Jacobi forms. He asked if there is a space of real-analytic Siegel modular forms such that skew-holomorphic Jacobi forms arise via this limit process. In this paper, we initiate ... More
Environmentally-friendly GR(1) SynthesisFeb 14 2019Many problems in reactive synthesis are stated using two formulas ---an environment assumption and a system guarantee--- and ask for an implementation that satisfies the guarantee in environments that satisfy their assumption. Reactive synthesis tools ... More
Clinical Validation of two Surface Imaging Systems for Patient Positioning in Percutaneous RadiotherapyFeb 11 2016Precise patient positioning and thus precise positioning of the planning target volume (PTV) is a prerequisite for effective treatment in percutaneous radiation therapy. Conventional imaging modalities used to ensure exact positioning for treatment typically ... More
Locally harmonic Maass forms and the kernel of the Shintani liftJun 06 2012Jan 22 2014In this paper we define a new type of modular object and construct explicit examples of such functions. Our functions are closely related to cusp forms constructed by Zagier which played an important role in the construction by Kohnen and Zagier of a ... More
Asymptotic behavior of partial and false theta functions arising from Jacobi forms and regularized charactersApr 07 2016We prove several asymptotic results for partial and false theta functions arising from Jacobi forms, as the modular variable $\tau$ tends to $0$ along the imaginary axis, and the elliptic variable $z$ is unrestricted in the complex plane. We observe that ... More