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Pressure induced Hydrogen-Hydrogen interaction in metallic FeH revealed by NMRFeb 08 2019Knowledge of the behavior of hydrogen in metal hydrides is the key for understanding their electronic properties. So far, no experimental methods exist to access these properties beyond 100 GPa, where high-Tc superconductivity emerges. Here, we present ... More

Detection of melting by in-situ observation of spherical-drop formation in laser-heated diamond-anvil cellsApr 07 2011A simple method for detection of melting event in laser-heated diamond anvil cells (DACs) is introduced. The melting is registered optically by the formation of spherical drops of the investigated material as heated in an inert pressure transmitting medium. ... More

Upper bounds for $s$-distance sets and equiangular linesNov 29 2016The set of points in a metric space is called an $s$-distance set if pairwise distances between these points admit only $s$ distinct values. Two-distance spherical sets with the set of scalar products $\{\alpha, -\alpha\}$, $\alpha\in[0,1)$, are called ... More

Lower bounds for the simplexity of the n-cubeOct 21 2009Dec 23 2012In this paper we prove a new asymptotic lower bound for the minimal number of simplices in simplicial dissections of $n$-dimensional cubes. In particular we show that the number of simplices in dissections of $n$-cubes without additional vertices is at ... More

Localization and AdS/CFT CorrespondenceAug 09 2016Aug 14 2016An interplay between localization and holography is reviewed with the emphasis on the AdS_5/CFT_4 correspondence.

Cross sections of Borel flows with restrictions on the distance setApr 08 2016Given a set of positive reals, we provide a necessary and sufficient condition for a free Borel flow to admit a cross section with all distances between adjacent points coming from this set.

Localization and AdS/CFT CorrespondenceAug 09 2016Oct 15 2016An interplay between localization and holography is reviewed with the emphasis on the AdS_5/CFT_4 correspondence.

A Primordial Origin for Misalignments Between Stellar Spin Axes and Planetary OrbitsApr 18 2013The presence of gaseous giant planets whose orbits lie in extreme proximity to their host stars ("hot Jupiters"), can largely be accounted for by planetary migration, associated with viscous evolution of proto-planetary nebulae. Recently, observations ... More

Stellar black hole mass function: determination and possible implications for fundamental gravityJul 10 2003We discuss masses of stellar black holes found in binary systems and errors in their determination. The observed mass distribution has a broad shape within the range $4-16 M_\odot$ without visible concentration to some preferred value. On the other hand, ... More

On the lowest energy excitations of one-dimensional strongly correlated electronsMar 06 1998Aug 28 1999It is proven that the lowest excitations $E_{low}(k)$ of one-dimensional half-integer spin generalized Heisenberg models and half-filled extended Hubbard models are $\pi$-periodic functions. For Hubbard models at fractional fillings $E_{low}{(k+ 2 k_f)} ... More

D-modules on rigid analytic spacesJul 21 2014We give an overview of the theory of $\wideparen{\mathcal{D}}$-modules on rigid analytic spaces and its applications to admissible locally analytic representations of $p$-adic Lie groups.

Dimensional reduction of Lattice Gauge Theory in (2+1)DNov 15 2002This is my Ph.D. thesis defended earlier this year. It contains mostly information already presented in previous Bielefeld/Saclay papers on this subject, though in more detailed form. It also includes actual calculations and some unpublished material ... More

On signal and extraneous roots in Singular Spectrum AnalysisJun 17 2010In the present paper we study properties of roots of characteristic polynomials for the linear recurrent formulae (LRF) that govern time series. We also investigate how the values of these roots affect Singular Spectrum Analysis implications, in what ... More

Resolvents of self-adjoint extensions with mixed boundary conditionsDec 21 2004Mar 30 2006We prove a variant of Krein's resolvent formula expressing the resolvents of self-adjoint extensions through the associated boundary conditions. Applications to solvable quantum-mechanical problems are discussed.

Eigenvalue inequalities and absence of threshold resonances for waveguide junctionsJun 30 2016Sep 27 2016Let $\Lambda\subset \mathbb{R}^d$ be a domain consisting of several cylinders attached to a bounded center. One says that $\Lambda$ admits a threshold resonance if there exists a non-trivial bounded function $u$ solving $-\Delta u=\nu u$ in $\Lambda$ ... More

Variational proof of the existence of eigenvalues for star graphsNov 30 2015We provide a purely variational proof of the existence of eigenvalues below the bottom of the essential spectrum for the Schr\"odinger operator with an attractive $\delta$-potential supported by a star graph, i.e. by a finite union of rays emanating from ... More

On the discrete spectrum of Robin Laplacians in conical domainsJul 31 2015We discuss several geometric conditions guaranteeing the finiteness or the infiniteness of the discrete spectrum for Robin Laplacians on conical domains.

On semiclassical dispersion relations of Harper-like operatorsJan 28 2004Oct 20 2004We describe some semiclassical spectral properties of Harper-like operators, i.e. of one-dimensional quantum Hamiltonians periodic in both momentum and position. The spectral region corresponding to the separatrices of the classical Hamiltonian is studied ... More

Illumination of convex bodies with many symmetriesJun 29 2016Oct 05 2016Let $n\geq C$ for a large universal constant $C>0$, and let $B$ be a convex body in $R^n$ such that for any $(x_1,x_2,\dots,x_n)\in B$, any choice of signs $\varepsilon_1,\varepsilon_2,\dots,\varepsilon_n\in\{-1,1\}$ and for any permutation $\sigma$ on ... More

Coupled mass-momenta balance for modeling material failureOct 27 2016Cracks are created by massive breakage of molecular or atomic bonds. The latter, in its turn, leads to the highly localized loss of material, which is the reason why even closed cracks are visible by a naked eye. Thus, fracture can be interpreted as the ... More

CMS results on soft diffractionOct 09 2013We present measurements of soft single- and double-diffractive cross sections, as well as of forward rapidity gap cross sections at 7 TeV at the LHC, and compare the results to other measurements and to theoretical predictions implemented in various Monte ... More

Subset Simulation Method for Rare Event Estimation: An IntroductionMay 13 2015This paper provides a detailed introductory description of Subset Simulation, an advanced stochastic simulation method for estimation of small probabilities of rare failure events. A simple and intuitive derivation of the method is given along with the ... More

Smirnov's observable for free boundary conditions, interfaces and crossing probabilitiesApr 01 2014Dec 11 2014We prove convergence results for variants of Smirnov's fermionic observable in the critical Ising model in presence of free boundary conditions. One application of our analysis is a simple proof of a theorem by Hongler and Kyt\"ol\"a on convergence of ... More

Convexity of Hypersurfaces in Spherical SpacesAug 23 2007Oct 02 2007A spherical set is called convex if for every pair of its points there is at least one minimal geodesic segment that joins these points and lies in the set. We prove that for n >= 3 a complete locally-convex (topological) immersion of a connected (n-1)-manifold ... More

On one uniqueness theorem for M. Rietz potentialsDec 12 2007We prove that there exists a nonzero holderian real-to-real function vanishing together with its M. Rietz potential in all points of some set of positive length. This result improves the one of D. Beliaev and V. Havin. We also extend the results to multidimensional ... More

On the orientation of graphsDec 27 2000In this short notice we give a universal definition of $\Z_2$-module $Or(\Gamma)$ of orientations of a graph $\Gamma$ and construct a method, by means of which one can easily verify whenever two such special definitions coincide.

On locally convex PL-manifolds and fast verification of convexitySep 23 2003Nov 24 2003We show that a realization of a closed connected PL-manifold of dimension n-1 in Euclidean n-space (n>2) is the boundary of a convex polyhedron if and only if the interior of each (n-3)-face has a point, which has a neighborhood lying on the boundary ... More

A remark on the discriminant of Hill's equation and Herglotz functionsJan 08 2014We establish a link between the basic properties of the discriminant of periodic second-order differential equations and an elementary analysis of Herglotz functions. Some generalizations are presented using the language of self-adjoint extensions.

An example of unitary equivalence between self-adjoint extensions and their parametersDec 31 2012Jan 08 2013The spectral problem for self-adjoint extensions is studied using the machinery of boundary triplets. For a class of symmetric operators having Weyl functions of a special type we calculate explicitly the spectral projections in the form of operator-valued ... More

Localization effects in a periodic quantum graph with magnetic field and spin-orbit interactionJul 18 2006Aug 08 2006A general technique for the study of embedded quantum graphs with magnetic fields and spin-orbit interaction is presented. The analysis is used to understand the contribution of Rashba constant to the extreme localization induced by magnetic field in ... More

Localization in a quasiperiodic model on quantum graphsJul 13 2007We show the presence of a dense pure point spectrum on quantum graphs with Maryland-type quasiperiodic Kirchhoff coupling constants at the vertices.

A high speed unsupervised speaker retrieval using vector quantization and second-order statisticsAug 27 2010Sep 09 2010This paper describes an effective unsupervised method for query-by-example speaker retrieval. We suppose that only one speaker is in each audio file or in audio segment. The audio data are modeled using a common universal codebook. The codebook is based ... More

On time change equivalence of Borel flowsSep 19 2016This paper addresses the notion of time change equivalence for Borel multidimensional flows. We show that all free flows are time change equivalent up to a compressible set. An appropriate version of this result for non-free flows is also given.

Note on the question of SikoraNov 01 2007A natural topology on the set of left orderings on free abelian groups and free groups $F_n$, $n>1$ has studied in [1]. It has been proven already that in the abelian case the resulted topological space is a Cantor set. There was a conjecture: this is ... More

Computational complexity and approximability of guarding of proximity graphsMay 01 2016Jul 26 2016Computational complexity and approximability are studied for a problem of intersecting a set of straight line segments with the smallest cardinality set of disks of fixed radii $r\geq 0$ where the set of segments forms a straight line drawing $G=(V,E,F)$ ... More

Generating News Headlines with Recurrent Neural NetworksDec 05 2015We describe an application of an encoder-decoder recurrent neural network with LSTM units and attention to generating headlines from the text of news articles. We find that the model is quite effective at concisely paraphrasing news articles. Furthermore, ... More

Regular cross sections of Borel flowsJul 08 2015Jul 15 2015Any free Borel flow is shown to admit a cross section with only two possible distances between adjacent points. Non smooth flows are proved to be Lebesgue orbit equivalent if and only if they admit the same number of invariant ergodic probability measures. ... More

On the distribution of the Brownian motion process on its way to hitting zeroJan 05 2010Apr 07 2010We present functional versions of recent results on the univariate distributions of the process $V_{x,u} = x + W_{u\tau(x)},$ $0\le u\le 1$, where $W_\bullet$ is the standard Brownian motion process, $x>0$ and $\tau (x) =\inf\{t>0 : W_{t}=-x\}$.

Tame Decompositions and CollisionsFeb 24 2014A univariate polynomial f over a field is decomposable if f = g o h = g(h) for nonlinear polynomials g and h. It is intuitively clear that the decomposable polynomials form a small minority among all polynomials over a finite field. The tame case, where ... More

Full Groups and Orbit Equivalence in Cantor DynamicsJun 06 2010Jul 15 2010In this note we consider dynamical systems $(X,G)$ on a Cantor set $X$ satisfying some mild technical conditions. The considered class includes, in particular, minimal and transitive aperiodic systems. We prove that two such systems $(X_1,G_1)$ and $(X_2,G_2)$ ... More

Graev ultrametrics and free products of Polish groupsDec 12 2012Oct 10 2013We construct Graev ultrametrics on free products of groups with two-sided invariant ultrametrics and HNN extensions of such groups. We also introduce a notion of a free product of general Polish groups and prove, in particular, that two Polish groups ... More

On the asymptotic behaviour of a dynamic version of the Neyman contagious point processAug 27 2013May 14 2014We consider a dynamic version of the Neyman contagious point process that can be used for modelling the spacial dynamics of biological populations, including species invasion scenarios. Starting with an arbitrary finite initial configuration of points ... More

On the chromatic number of a simplicial complexJun 20 2013Nov 17 2015In [Ho] A.J. Hoffman proved a lower bound on the chromatic number of a graph in the terms of the largest and the smallest eigenvalues of its adjacency matrix. In this paper, we prove a higher dimensional version of this result and give a lower bound on ... More

Equivariant $\mathcal{D}$-modules on rigid analytic spacesAug 24 2017We define coadmissible equivariant $\mathcal{D}$-modules on smooth rigid analytic spaces and relate them to admissible locally analytic representations of semisimple $p$-adic Lie groups.

On the asymptotics of the principal eigenvalue for a Robin problem with a large parameter in planar domainsMay 14 2013Let $\Omega\subset \RR^2$ be a domain having a compact boundary $\Sigma$ which is Lipschitz and piecewise $C^4$ smooth, and let $\nu$ denote the inward unit normal vector on $\Sigma$. We study the principal eigenvalue $E(\beta)$ of the Laplacian in $\Omega$ ... More

Quasiperiodic surface Maryland models on quantum graphsNov 20 2008We study quantum graphs corresponding to isotropic lattices with quasiperiodic coupling constants given by the same expressions as the coefficients of the discrete surface Maryland model. The absolutely continuous and the pure point spectra are described. ... More

Measurements of Diffractive Processes at CDFJun 10 2003We review the results of measurements on hard diffractive processes performed by the CDF Collaboration and report preliminary CDF results on two soft diffractive processes with a leading antiproton and a rapidity gap in addition to that associated with ... More

Aspects of Diffraction at the TevatronAug 18 2003Results on soft and hard diffraction obtained by the CDF Collaboration at the Fermilab Tevatron proton-antiproton Collider are reviewed with emphasis on aspects of the data that point to the underlying QCD mechanism for diffraction. The results are interpreted ... More

Surface Curvature Effects on Reflectance from Translucent MaterialsOct 13 2010Nov 15 2010Most of the physically based techniques for rendering translucent objects use the diffusion theory of light scattering in turbid media. The widely used dipole diffusion model (Jensen et al. 2001) applies the diffusion-theory formula derived for a planar ... More

Sample covariance matrices of heavy-tailed distributionsJun 11 2016Let $p>2$, $B\geq 1$, $N\geq n$ and let $X$ be a centered $n$-dimensional random vector with the identity covariance matrix such that $\sup\limits_{a\in S^{n-1}}{\mathrm E}|\langle X,a\rangle|^p\leq B$. Further, let $X_1,X_2,\dots,X_N$ be independent ... More

Capture of Planets Into Mean Motion Resonances and the Origins of Extrasolar Orbital ArchitecturesMay 07 2015The early stages of dynamical evolution of planetary systems are often shaped by dissipative processes that drive orbital migration. In multi-planet systems, convergent amassing of orbits inevitably leads to encounters with rational period ratios, which ... More

Theory of 2D metal-insulator transition I: Zero Magnetic fieldDec 26 2000We propose a scaling theory of 2D metal insulator transition discovered by Kravchenko and coworkers. In this theory conductance/resistance duality is an exact relation. The exponent of the stretched exponential in $\sigma(T)$ is determined by the temperature ... More

On some upper bounds for spin velocity and instability of gapless state of 1-d Heisenberg chainsOct 19 1999We derive upper bounds for spin velocity in half-integer-spin Heisenberg antiferromagnetic chains. We relate these upper bounds to the instability of the gapless state, which is observed in frustrated systems.

Automatic continuity for homomorphisms into free productsDec 07 2012Jun 11 2013A homomorphism from a completely metrizable topological group into a free product of groups whose image is not contained in a factor of the free product is shown to be continuous with respect to the discrete topology on the range. In particular, any completely ... More

Statistical InferenceMar 16 2016What is Statistics? Opinions vary. In fact, there is a continuous spectrum of attitudes toward statistics ranging from pure theoreticians, proving asymptotic efficiency and searching for most powerful tests, to wild practitioners, blindly reporting p-values ... More

Prime ideals in nilpotent Iwasawa algebrasAug 01 2011Let G be a nilpotent complete p-valued group of finite rank and let k be a field of characteristic p. We prove that every faithful prime ideal of the Iwasawa algebra kG is controlled by the centre of G, and use this to show that the prime spectrum of ... More

Strongly normal cones and the midpoint locally uniform rotundityDec 06 2011We give the method of construction of normal but not strongly normal positive cones in Banach space.

TASI Lectures on Precision Electroweak PhysicsFeb 03 2004These notes are a written version of a set of lectures given at TASI-02 on the topic of precision electroweak physics.

The Classification of Rigid Irregular $G_2$-ConnectionsSep 12 2016Sep 28 2016Using the Katz-Arinkin algorithm we give a complete classification of irreducible rigid irregular connections on a punctured $\mathbb{P}^1_{\mathbb{C}}$ having differential Galois group $G_2$, the exceptional simple algebraic group. In addition to hypergeometric ... More

Bordism classes of the multiple points manifoldsAug 07 2000Let $f:V^n\looparrowright M^m$ be a smooth generic immersion. Then the set of points, that have at least $k$ preimages is an image of a (non-generic) immersion. If the manifolds $V^n$ and $M^m$ are oriented and $m-n$ is even, then the manifold of $k$-fold ... More

Dynamics of infinite-multivalued transformationsDec 08 2004We consider a transformation of a normalized measure space such that the image of any point is a finite set. We call such transformation $m$-transformation. In this case the orbit of any point looks like a tree. In the study of $m$-transformations we ... More

On the spectrum of a waveguide with periodic cracksJul 21 2010The spectral problem on a periodic domain with cracks is studied. An asymptotic form of dispersion relations is calculated under assumption that the opening of the cracks is small.

An inequality for the maximum curvature through a geometric flowJan 15 2015Jul 29 2015We provide a new proof of the following inequality: the maximum curvature $k_\mathrm{max}$ and the enclosed area $A$ of a smooth Jordan curve satisfy $k_\mathrm{max}\ge \sqrt{\pi/A}$. The feature of our proof is the use of the curve shortening flow.

Variational principle for Hamiltonians with degenerate bottomOct 25 2007We consider perturbations of Hamiltonians whose Fourier symbol attains its minimum along a hypersurface. Such operators arise in several domains, like spintronics, theory of supercondictivity, or theory of superfluidity. Variational estimates for the ... More

Reducible boundary conditions in coupled channelsJun 03 2005Sep 07 2005We study Hamiltonians with point interactions in spaces of vector-valued functions. Using some information from the theory of quantum graphs we describe a class of the operators which can be reduced to the direct sum of several one-dimensional problems. ... More

The Lonely Vertex ProblemOct 25 2007In a locally finite tiling of n-dim Euclidean space by convex polytopes, each point of the space is either a vertex of at least two tiles, or no vertex at all.

High-pressure studies of MSb3 (M = Fe, Co) at quasi-hydrostatic conditionsJan 28 2016Feb 19 2016We present a comparative study of the unfilled CoSb3 and FeSb3 skutterudites and report on their compressibility studied by high-pressure synchrotron X-ray diffraction. The equation of state for FeSb3 was received for the first time. The third order Birch- ... More

A Fast Audio Clustering Using Vector Quantization and Second Order StatisticsSep 23 2010This paper describes an effective unsupervised speaker indexing approach. We suggest a two stage algorithm to speed-up the state-of-the-art algorithm based on the Bayesian Information Criterion (BIC). In the first stage of the merging process a computationally ... More

Stellar explosions: from supernovae to gamma-ray burstsOct 14 2004Current understanding of core collapse and thermonuclear supernovae is reviewed. Recent progress in unveiling the nature of cosmic gamma-ray bursts (GRB) is discussed, with the focus on the apparent link of several GRBs with an energetic subclass of stellar ... More

Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox and measurement of quantum systemFeb 13 1999Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) paradox is considered in a relation to a measurement of an arbitrary quantum system . It is shown that the EPR paradox always appears in a gedanken experiment with two successively joined measuring devices.

Singlet Free Energies of a Static Quark-Antiquark PairSep 01 2004We study the singlet part of the free energy of a static quark anti-quark pair at finite temperature in three flavor QCD with degenerate quark masses using $N_{\tau}=4$ and 6 lattices with Asqtad staggered fermion action. We look at thermodynamics of ... More

Statistically self-similar fractal setsDec 24 2001In the present paper we define statistically self-similar sets, and, using a modification of method described K.J.Falconer find a Hausdorff dimension of a statistically self-similar set.

Particle Dark Matter from Physics Beyond the Standard ModelFeb 09 2004In this talk I contrast three different particle dark matter candidates, all motivated by new physics beyond the Standard Model: supersymmetric dark matter, Kaluza-Klein dark matter, and scalar dark matter. I then discuss the prospects for their discovery ... More

Critical Ising interfaces in multiply-connected domainsSep 20 2013Mar 13 2015We prove a general result on convergence of interfaces in the critical planar Ising model to conformally invariant curves absolutely continuous with respect to SLE(3). Our setup includes multiple interfaces on arbitrary finitely connected domains, and ... More

Fast Verification of Convexity of Piecewise-linear SurfacesSep 23 2003Nov 24 2003We show that a realization of a closed connected PL-manifold of dimension n-1 in n-dimensional Euclidean space (n>2) is the boundary of a convex polyhedron (finite or infinite) if and only if the interior of each (n-3)-face has a point, which has a neighborhood ... More

On approximation of homeomorphisms of a Cantor setOct 03 2005Jan 24 2007We continue to study topological properties of the group Homeo(X) of all homeomorphisms of a Cantor set X with respect to the uniform topology tau, which was started in the paper (S. Bezuglyi, A.H. Dooley, and J. Kwiatkowski, Topologies on the group of ... More

Centres of skewfields and completely faithful Iwasawa modulesOct 29 2007Let H be a torsionfree compact p-adic analytic group whose Lie algebra is split semisimple. We show that the quotient skewfield of fractions of the Iwasawa algebra \Lambda_H of H has trivial centre and use this result to classify the prime c-ideals in ... More

On the Robin eigenvalues of the Laplacian in the exterior of a convex polygonNov 07 2014Jan 26 2015Let $\Omega\subset \mathbb{R}^2$ be the exterior of a convex polygon whose side lengths are $\ell_1,...,\ell_M$. For $\alpha>0$, let $H^\Omega_\alpha$ denote the Laplacian in $\Omega$, $u\mapsto -\Delta u$, with the Robin boundary conditions $\partial ... More

Unitary dimension reduction for a class of self-adjoint extensions with applications to graph-like structuresSep 04 2011We consider a class of self-adjoint extensions using the boundary triple technique. Assuming that the associated Weyl function has the special form $M(z)=\big(m(z)\Id-T\big) n(z)^{-1}$ with a bounded self-adjoint operator $T$ and scalar functions $m,n$ ... More

Spectra of Schroedinger operators on equilateral quantum graphsDec 28 2005Jan 05 2006We consider magnetic Schroedinger operators on quantum graphs with identical edges. The spectral problem for the quantum graph is reduced to the discrete magnetic Laplacian on the underlying combinatorial graph and a certain Hill operator. In particular, ... More

A viscous-convective instability in laminar Keplerian thin discsMar 15 2016Jun 11 2016Using the anelastic approximation of linearized hydrodynamic equations, we investigate the development of axially symmetric small perturbations in thin Keplerian discs. Dispersion relation is found as a solution of general Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problem ... More

Non-Hermitian Hamiltonians and stability of pure statesMay 13 2015Nov 18 2015We demonstrate that quantum fluctuations can cause, under certain conditions, the dynamical instability of pure states that can result in their evolution into mixed states. It is shown that the degree and type of such an instability are controlled by ... More

Equation of state for tungsten over a wide range of densities and internal energiesOct 03 2015Nov 17 2015A caloric model, which describes the pressure--density--internal-energy relationship in a broad region of condensed-phase states, is applied for tungsten. As distinct from previously known caloric equations of state for this material, a new form of the ... More

Volume element structure and roton-maxon-phonon excitations in superfluid helium beyond the Gross-Pitaevskii approximationApr 20 2012Aug 10 2012We propose a theory which deals with the structure and interactions of volume elements in liquid helium II. The approach consists of two nested models linked via parametric space. The short-wavelength part describes the interior structure of the fluid ... More

Random load fluctuations and collapse probability of a power system operating near codimension 1 saddle-node bifurcationDec 06 2012For a power system operating in the vicinity of the power transfer limit of its transmission system, effect of stochastic fluctuations of power loads can become critical as a sufficiently strong such fluctuation may activate voltage instability and lead ... More

Ergodic properties of random billiards driven by thermostatsJan 17 2013We consider a class of mechanical particle systems interacting with thermostats. Particles move freely between collisions with disk-shaped thermostats arranged periodically on the torus. Upon collision, an energy exchange occurs, in which a particle exchanges ... More

On hyperbolicity of minimizers for 1D random Lagrangian systemsMar 22 2012We prove hyperbolicity of global minimizers for random Lagrangian systems in dimension 1. The proof considerably simplifies a related result in [2]. The conditions for hyperbolicity are almost optimal: they are essentially the same as conditions for uniqueness ... More

Impact of individual nodes in Boolean network dynamicsNov 22 2011Sep 13 2012Boolean networks serve as discrete models of regulation and signaling in biological cells. Identifying the key controllers of such processes is important for understanding the dynamical systems and planning further analysis. Here we quantify the dynamical ... More

On the Cartan map for crossed products and Hopf-Galois extensionsMar 22 2007We study certain aspects of the algebraic K-theory of Hopf-Galois extensions. We show that the Cartan map from K-theory to G-theory of such an extension is a rational isomorphism, provided the ring of coinvariants is regular, the Hopf algebra is finite ... More

Proton Compton scattering in a unified proton-Delta ModelMay 16 2013We develop a field-theoretic model for the description of proton Compton scattering in which the proton and its excited state, the \Delta+ resonance, are described as part of one multiplet with a single Rarita-Schwinger wavefunction. In order to describe ... More

Conditionally independent random variablesOct 11 2005In this paper we investigate the notion of conditional independence and prove several information inequalities for conditionally independent random variables.

Metric Perturbation ResilienceJul 21 2016We study the notion of perturbation resilience introduced by Bilu and Linial (2010) and Awasthi, Blum, and Sheffet (2012). A clustering problem is $\alpha$-perturbation resilient if the optimal clustering does not change when we perturb all distances ... More

Kondo tunneling tgrough a biased quantum dotMay 10 2001Electron tunneling through a system formed by two coupled quantum dots in a parallel geometry is considered within a generalized Anderson model. The dots are assumed to have nearly equal radii but different (and tunable) gate voltages. In the absence ... More

Boundary Gauss--Lucas type theorems on the diskOct 24 2014Jul 28 2016The classical Gauss--Lucas theorem describes the location of the critical points of a polynomial. There is also a hyperbolic version, due to Walsh, in which the role of polynomials is played by finite Blaschke products on the unit disk. We consider similar ... More

Improved Approximation for the Directed Spanner ProblemDec 18 2010We prove that the size of the sparsest directed k-spanner of a graph can be approximated in polynomial time to within a factor of $\tilde{O}(\sqrt{n})$, for all k >= 3. This improves the $\tilde{O}(n^{2/3})$-approximation recently shown by Dinitz and ... More

Optimized Asynchronous Passive Multi-Channel Discovery of Beacon-Enabled NetworksJun 17 2015Neighbor discovery is a fundamental task for wireless networks deployment. It is essential for setup and maintenance of networks and is typically a precondition for further communication. In this work we focus on passive discovery of networks operating ... More

On Algebraic Properties of Topological Full GroupsMay 04 2011Jul 02 2012In the paper we discuss the algebraic structure of topological full group $[[T]]$ of a Cantor minimal system $(X,T)$. We show that the topological full group $[[T]]$ has the structure similar to a union of permutational wreath products of group $\mathbb ... More

Improving Zero-Day Malware Testing Methodology Using Statistically Significant Time-Lagged Test SamplesAug 02 2016Enterprise networks are in constant danger of being breached by cyber-attackers, but making the decision about what security tools to deploy to mitigate this risk requires carefully designed evaluation of security products. One of the most important metrics ... More

Exponential parameterization of the neutrino mixing matrix - comparative analysis with different data sets and CP violationOct 27 2016The exponential parameterization of Pontecorvo-Maki-Nakagawa-Sakata mixing matrix for neutrino is used for comparative analysis of different neutrino mixing data. The UPMNS matrix is considered as the element of the SU(3) group and the second order matrix ... More

A viscous instability in axially symmetric laminar shear flowsFeb 06 2015A viscous instability in shearing laminar axisymmetric hydrodynamic flows around a gravitating center is described. In the linearized hydrodynamic equations written in the Boussinesq approximation with microscopic molecular transport coefficients, the ... More