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A multi-physics methodology for four-states of matterMay 16 2019We propose a numerical methodology for the simultaneous numerical simulation of four states of matter; gas, liquid, elastoplastic solids and plasma. The distinct, interacting physical processes are described by a combination of compressible, inert and ... More
Detonation propagation in annular arcs of condensed phase explosivesOct 20 2017Nov 20 2017We present a numerical study of detonation propagation in unconfined explosive charges shaped as an annular arc (rib). Steady detonation in a straight charge propagates at constant speed but when it enters an annular section, it goes through a transition ... More
A multi-physics methodology for the simulation of the two-way interaction of reactive flow and elastoplastic structural responseOct 04 2017We propose a numerical methodology for the numerical simulation of distinct, interacting physical processes described by a combination of compressible, inert and reactive forms of the Euler equations, multiphase equations and elastoplastic equations. ... More
The evolution of the temperature field during cavity collapse in liquid nitromethane. Part II: Reactive caseOct 09 2017We study effect of cavity collapse in non-ideal explosives as a means of controlling their sensitivity. The main aim is to understand the origin of localised temperature peaks (hot spots) that play a leading order role at early ignition stages. Thus, ... More
The evolution of the temperature field during cavity collapse in liquid nitromethane. Part I: Inert caseOct 06 2017We study the effect of cavity collapse in non-ideal explosives as a means of controlling their sensitivity. The aim is to understand the origin of localised temperature peaks (hot spots) which play a key role at the early stages of ignition. Thus we perform ... More
Meso-resolved simulations of shock-to-detonation transition in nitromethane with air-filled cavitiesMay 14 2019May 15 2019Two-dimensional, meso-resolved numerical simulations are performed to investigate the complete shock-to-detonation transition (SDT) process in a mixture of liquid nitromethane (NM) and air-filled, circular cavities. The shock-induced initiation behaviors ... More
A hyperbolicity-preserving stochastic Galerkin approximation for uncertain hyperbolic systems of equationsOct 10 2017Uncertainty Quantification through stochastic spectral methods is rising in popularity. We derive a modification of the classical stochastic Galerkin method, that ensures the hyperbolicity of the underlying hyperbolic system of partial differential equations. ... More
A complete equation of state for non-ideal condensed phase explosivesOct 10 2017Dec 15 2017The objective of this work is to improve the robustness and accuracy of numerical simulations of both ideal and non-ideal explosives by introducing temperature dependence in mechanical equations of state for reactants and products. To this end, we modify ... More
On the total $(k,r)$-domination number of random graphsNov 23 2015A subset $S$ of a vertex set of a graph $G$ is a total $(k,r)$-dominating set if every vertex $u \in V(G)$ is within distance $k$ of at least $r$ vertices in $S$. The minimum cardinality among all total $(k,r)$-dominating sets of $G$ is called the total ... More
Meso-resolved simulations of shock-to-detonation transition in nitromethane with air-filled cavitiesMay 14 2019Two-dimensional, meso-resolved numerical simulations are performed to investigate the complete shock-to-detonation transition (SDT) process in a mixture of liquid nitromethane (NM) and air-filled, circular cavities. The shock-induced initiation behaviors ... More
Plasmid segregation and accumulationJan 12 2017The segregation of plasmids in a bacterial population is investigated. Hereby, a dynamical model is formulated in terms of a size-structured population using a hyperbolic partial differential equation incorporating non-local terms (the fragmentation equation). ... More
Average Case Analysis of Leaf-Centric Binary Tree SourcesApr 27 2018We study the average size of the minimal directed acyclic graph (DAG) with respect to so-called leaf-centric binary tree sources as studied by Zhang, Yang, and Kieffer. A leaf-centric binary tree source induces for every $n \geq 2$ a probability distribution ... More
Young stellar populations in early-type galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky SurveyAug 29 2006Nov 13 2006We use a purely data-driven rectified factor analysis to identify early-type galaxies with recent star formation in DR4 of the SDSS Spectroscopic Catalogue. We compare the spectra and environment of these galaxies with `normal' early-types, and a sample ... More
Finding Young Stellar Populations in Elliptical Galaxies from Independent Components of Optical SpectraMay 03 2005Elliptical galaxies are believed to consist of a single population of old stars formed together at an early epoch in the Universe, yet recent analyses of galaxy spectra seem to indicate the presence of significant younger populations of stars in them. ... More
Physical extracurricular activities in educational child-robot interactionJun 08 2016In an exploratory study on educational child-robot interaction we investigate the effect of alternating a learning activity with an additional shared activity. Our aim is to enhance and enrich the relationship between child and robot by introducing "physical ... More
Entropy Bounds for Grammar-Based Tree CompressorsJan 10 2019Jan 17 2019The definition of $k^{th}$-order empirical entropy of strings is extended to node labelled binary trees. A suitable binary encoding of tree straight-line programs (that have been used for grammar-based tree compression before) is shown to yield binary ... More
A hyperbolicity-preserving discontinuous stochastic Galerkin scheme for uncertain hyperbolic systems of equationsMay 25 2018Intrusive Uncertainty Quantification methods such as stochastic Galerkin are gaining popularity, whereas the classical stochastic Galerkin approach is not ensured to preserve hyperbolicity of the underlying hyperbolic system. We present a modification ... More
Do two parties represent the US? Clustering analysis of US public ideology surveyOct 25 2017Jun 30 2018Recent surveys have shown that an increasing portion of the US public believes the two major US parties adequately represent the US public opinion and think additional parties are needed. However, there are high barriers for third parties in political ... More
Bounding bias due to selectionOct 31 2018When epidemiologic studies are conducted in a subset of the population, selection bias can threaten the validity of causal inference. This bias can occur whether or not that selected population is the target population, and can occur even in the absence ... More
The Sun, stellar-population models, and the age estimation of high-redshift galaxiesApr 24 2000Oct 24 2000Given sufficiently deep optical spectroscopy, the age estimation of high-redshif t ($z > 1$) galaxies has been claimed to be a relatively robust process (e.g. Dunlop et al. 1996) due to the fact that, for ages $< 5$Gyr, the near-ultraviolet light of a ... More
Micro-Hall Magnetometry Studies of Thermally Assisted and Pure Quantum Tunneling in Single Molecule Magnet Mn12-AcetateMar 26 2001We have studied the crossover between thermally assisted and pure quantum tunneling in single crystals of high spin (S=10) uniaxial single molecule magnet Mn12-acetate using micro-Hall effect magnetometry. Magnetic hysteresis experiments have been used ... More
Crossover between Thermally Assisted and Pure Quantum Tunneling in Molecular Magnet Mn12-AcetateJan 02 2001The crossover between thermally assisted and pure quantum tunneling has been studied in single crystals of high spin (S=10) uniaxial molecular magnet Mn12 using micro-Hall-effect magnetometry. Magnetic hysteresis and relaxation experiments have been used ... More
On class visualisation for high dimensional data: Exploring scientific datasetsSep 05 2006Parametric Embedding (PE) has recently been proposed as a general-purpose algorithm for class visualisation. It takes class posteriors produced by a mixture-based clustering algorithm and projects them in 2D for visualisation. However, although this fully ... More
A design science exploration of a visual-spatial learning system with feedbackJun 11 2016Our paper is research in progress that is research investigating the use of games technology to enhance the learning of a physical skill. The Microsoft Kinect is a system designed for gaming with the capability to track the movement of users. Our research ... More
Human Spermbots for Cancer-Relevant Drug DeliveryApr 29 2019Cellular micromotors are attractive for locally delivering high concentrations of drug and targeting hard-to-reach disease sites such as cervical cancer and early ovarian cancer lesions by non-invasive means. Spermatozoa are highly efficient micromotors ... More
Magnetically warped discs in close binariesApr 30 2002We demonstrate that measurable vertical structure can be excited in the accretion disc of a close binary system by a dipolar magnetic field centred on the secondary star. We present the first high resolution hydrodynamic simulations to show the initial ... More
A hyperbolicity-preserving discontinuous stochastic Galerkin scheme for uncertain hyperbolic systems of equationsMay 25 2018Mar 04 2019Intrusive Uncertainty Quantification methods such as stochastic Galerkin are gaining popularity, whereas the classical stochastic Galerkin approach is not ensured to preserve hyperbolicity of the underlying hyperbolic system. We apply a modification of ... More
The ages of quasar host galaxiesFeb 01 2000Oct 23 2000We present the results of fitting deep off-nuclear optical spectroscopy of radio-quiet quasars, radio-loud quasars and radio galaxies at z ~ 0.2 with evolutionary synthesis models of galaxy evolution. Our aim was to determine the age of the dynamically ... More
The star-formation histories of elliptical galaxies across the fundamental planeMay 17 2006Nov 13 2006We present the first results from a study designed to test whether, given high-quality spectrophotometry spanning the mid-UV--optical wavelength regime, it is possible to distinguish the metal content (Z) and star-formation history (sfh) of individual ... More
Premature dismissal of high-redshift elliptical galaxiesDec 11 1998It has recently been argued that single-collapse high-redshift models for elliptical galaxy formation can be rejected because they predict large numbers of very red galaxies at intermediate redshifts which are not seen in deep optical-infrared surveys. ... More
Low temperature magnetic hysteresis in Mn$_{12}$ acetate single crystalsAug 24 1999Precise magnetic hysteresis measurements of small single crystals of Mn$_{12}$ acetate of spin 10 have been conducted down to 0.4 K using a high sensitivity Hall magnetometer. At higher temperature (>1.6K) step-like changes in magnetization are observed ... More
An algorithm for quantifying dependence in multivariate data setsJul 04 2012Sep 27 2012We describe an algorithm to quantify dependence in a multivariate data set. The algorithm is able to identify any linear and non-linear dependence in the data set by performing a hypothesis test for two variables being independent. As a result we obtain ... More
Logic Programming with Graph Automorphism: Integrating naut with Prolog (Tool Description)Jul 17 2016Aug 01 2016This paper presents the plnauty~library, a Prolog interface to the nauty graph-automorphism tool. Adding the capabilities of nauty to Prolog combines the strength of the "generate and prune" approach that is commonly used in logic programming and constraint ... More
Slow Steady-Shear of Plastic Bead RaftsOct 12 2004Experimental measurements of the response of a two dimensional system of plastic beads subjected to steady shear are reported. The beads float at the surface of a fluid substrate and are subjected to a slow, steady-shear in a Couette geometry. The flow ... More
Asymmetric response of a jammed plastic bead raftMay 18 2006Fluctuation-dissipation relations have received significant attention as a potential method for defining an effective temperature in nonequilibrium systems. The successful development of an effective temperature would be an important step in the application ... More
Examples of nonpolygonal limit shapes in i.i.d. first-passage percolation and infinite coexistence in spatial growth modelsSep 13 2010Mar 13 2013We construct an edge-weight distribution for i.i.d. first-passage percolation on $\mathbb{Z}^2$ whose limit shape is not a polygon and whose extreme points are arbitrarily dense in the boundary. Consequently, the associated Richardson-type growth model ... More
Interface dynamics in discrete forward-backward diffusion equationsApr 05 2013We study the motion of phase interfaces in a diffusive lattice equation with bistable nonlinearity and derive a free boundary problem with hysteresis to describe the macroscopic evolution in the parabolic scaling limit. The first part of the paper deals ... More
Group analysis of differential equations and generalized functionsDec 28 1999We present an extension of the methods of classical Lie group analysis of differential equations to equations involving generalized functions (in particular: distributions). A suitable framework for such a generalization is provided by Colombeau's theory ... More
What the characters of irreducible subrepresentations of Jordan cells can tell us about LCFTJul 22 2013Jan 04 2014In this article, we review some aspects of logarithmic conformal field theories which can be inferred from the characters of irreducible submodules of indecomposable modules. We will mainly consider the W(2,2p-1,2p-1,2p-1) series of triplet algebras and ... More
Measuring the viscous and elastic properties of single cells using video particle tracking microrheologyNov 11 2011We present a simple and \emph{non-invasive} experimental procedure to measure the linear viscoelastic properties of cells by passive video particle tracking microrheology. In order to do this, a generalised Langevin equation is adopted to relate the time-dependent ... More
A Deep Representation of Longitudinal EMR Data Used for Predicting Readmission to the ICU and Describing Patients-at-RiskMay 21 2019Objective: To evaluate the feasibility of using an attention-based neural network for predicting the risk of readmission within 30 days of discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU) based on longitudinal electronic medical record (EMR) data and to leverage ... More
The role of blood circulatory system in thermal regulation of animals explained by entropy production analysisAug 16 2013A novel model of thermal regulation of homoeothermic animals has been implemented. The model is based on a non-equilibrium thermodynamic approach which introduces entropy balance and the rate of entropy generation as a formulation of The Second Law. The ... More
Hysteresis and phase transitions in a lattice regularization of an ill-posed forward-backward diffusion equationOct 18 2016We consider a lattice regularization for an ill-posed diffusion equation with trilinear constitutive law and study the dynamics of phase interfaces in the parabolic scaling limit. Our main result guarantees for a certain class of single-interface initial ... More
Stopping Active Learning based on Predicted Change of F Measure for Text ClassificationJan 26 2019During active learning, an effective stopping method allows users to limit the number of annotations, which is cost effective. In this paper, a new stopping method called Predicted Change of F Measure will be introduced that attempts to provide the users ... More
A note on Neumann problems on graphsMar 22 2018We discuss Neumann problems for self-adjoint Laplacians on (possibly infinite) graphs. Under the assumption that the heat semigroup is ultracontractive we discuss the unique solvability for non-empty subgraphs with respect to the vertex boundary and provide ... More
Hysteresis and phase transitions in a lattice regularization of an ill-posed forward-backward diffusion equationOct 18 2016Aug 06 2017We consider a lattice regularization for an ill-posed diffusion equation with trilinear constitutive law and study the dynamics of phase interfaces in the parabolic scaling limit. Our main result guarantees for a certain class of single-interface initial ... More
F stars, metallicity, and the ages of red galaxies at z > 1Mar 27 2001Sep 09 2002We explore whether the rest-frame near-UV spectral region, observable in high-redshift galaxies via optical spectroscopy, contains sufficient information to allow the degeneracy between age and metallicity to be lifted. We do this by testing the ability ... More
Development of an ELT XAO testbed using a Mach-Zehnder wavefront sensor: calibration of the deformable mirrorSep 28 2015(abridged) Extreme adaptive optics (XAO) encounters severe difficulties to cope with the high speed (>1kHz), high accuracy and high order requirements for future extremely large telescopes. An innovative high order adaptive optics system using a self-referenced ... More
A Worst-case Bound for Topology Computation of Algebraic CurvesApr 08 2011Computing the topology of an algebraic plane curve $\mathcal{C}$ means to compute a combinatorial graph that is isotopic to $\mathcal{C}$ and thus represents its topology in $\mathbb{R}^2$. We prove that, for a polynomial of degree $n$ with coefficients ... More
Comparison between step strains and slow steady shear in a bubble raftDec 20 2004We report on a comparison between stress relaxations after an applied step strain and stress relaxations during slow, continuous strain in a bubble raft. A bubble raft serves as a model two-dimensional foam and consists of a single layer of bubbles on ... More
Evaluation of Contactless Smartcard AntennasJul 23 2015This report summarizes the results of our evaluation of antennas of contactless and dual interface smartcards and our ideas for user-switchable NFC antennas. We show how to disassemble smartcards with contactless capabilities in order to obtain the bare ... More
A Variant of K-theory: K_{+-}Feb 11 2003We describe a variant of K-theory for spaces with involution, built from vector bundles which are sent to their negative under the involution.
The periodic Floer homology of a Dehn twistOct 04 2004May 02 2005The periodic Floer homology of a surface symplectomorphism, defined by the first author and M. Thaddeus, is the homology of a chain complex which is generated by certain unions of periodic orbits, and whose differential counts certain embedded pseudoholomorphic ... More
Open Mobile API: Accessing the UICC on Android DevicesJan 12 2016This report gives an overview of secure element integration into Android devices. It focuses on the Open Mobile API as an open interface to access secure elements from Android applications. The overall architecture of the Open Mobile API is described ... More
On Covert Acoustical Mesh Networks in AirJun 04 2014Covert channels can be used to circumvent system and network policies by establishing communications that have not been considered in the design of the computing system. We construct a covert channel between different computing systems that utilizes audio ... More
Root Refinement for Real PolynomialsApr 07 2011Jun 12 2013We consider the problem of approximating all real roots of a square-free polynomial $f$. Given isolating intervals, our algorithm refines each of them to a width of $2^{-L}$ or less, that is, each of the roots is approximated to $L$ bits after the binary ... More
A linear programming method for exponential dominationJan 19 2018Mar 01 2018For a graph $G,$ the set $D \subseteq V(G)$ is a porous exponential dominating set if $1 \le \sum_{d \in D} \left( 2 \right)^{1-dist(d,v)}$ for every $v \in V(G),$ where $dist(d,v)$ denotes the length of the shortest $dv$ path. The porous exponential ... More
A natural probability measure derived from Stern's diatomic sequenceJun 01 2017Mar 15 2018Stern's diatomic sequence with its intrinsic repetition and refinement structure between consecutive powers of $2$ gives rise to a rather natural probability measure on the unit interval. We construct this measure and show that it is purely singular continuous, ... More
CPT and Other Symmetries in String/M TheorySep 20 2004Feb 05 2005We initiate a search for non-perturbative consistency conditions in M theory. Some non-perturbative conditions are already known in Type I theories; we review these and search for others. We focus principally on possible anomalies in discrete symmetries. ... More
On exponential domination of the consecutive circulant graphDec 14 2017For a graph $G,$ we consider $D \subset V(G)$ to be a porous exponential dominating set if $1\le \sum_{d \in D}$ $\left( \frac{1}{2} \right)^{\text{dist}(d,v) -1}$ for every $v \in V(G),$ where dist$(d,v)$ denotes the length of the smallest $dv$ path. ... More
Scaling of the diffraction measure of $k$-free integers near the originMar 30 2019Asymptotics are derived for the scaling of the total diffraction intensity for the set of $k$-free integers near the origin, which is a measure for the degree of patch fluctuations.
Von Neumann categories and extended $L^2$ cohomologyOct 26 1996Jan 20 1997In this paper we suggest a new general formalism for studying the invariants of polyhedra and manifolds comming from the theory of von Neumann algebras. First, we examine generality in which one may apply the construction of the extended abelian category, ... More
Constructing Optimal Authentication Codes with Perfect Multi-fold SecrecyDec 03 2009We establish a construction of optimal authentication codes achieving perfect multi-fold secrecy by means of combinatorial designs. This continues the author's work (ISIT 2009) and answers an open question posed therein. As an application, we present ... More
Properties of Stars in the Subaru Deep FieldOct 05 2005We investigate the properties of objects in the Subaru Deep Field (SDF), using public catalogs constructed from images in several optical passbands. Using a small subset of objects most likely to be stars, we construct a stellar locus in three-dimensional ... More
Metric properties of discrete time exclusion type processes in continuumApr 29 2009Oct 29 2009A new class of exclusion type processes acting in continuum with synchronous updating is introduced and studied. Ergodic averages of particle velocities are obtained and their connections to other statistical quantities, in particular to the particle ... More
On Raw Coding of Chaotic DynamicsMar 24 2006We study raw coding of trajectories of a chaotic dynamical system by sequences of elements from a finite alphabet and show that there is a fundamental constraint on differences between codes corresponding to different trajectories of the dynamical system. ... More
Asymptotically exact spectral estimates for left triangular matricesSep 08 2000For a family of $n*n$ left triangular matrices with binary entries we derive asymptotically exact (as $n\to\infty$) representation for the complete eigenvalues-eigenvectors problem. In particular we show that the dependence of all eigenvalues on $n$ is ... More
On self-similar sets with overlaps and inverse theorems for entropy in $\mathbb{R}^d$Mar 31 2015We study self-similar sets and measures on $\mathbb{R}^{d}$. Assuming that the defining iterated function system $\Phi$ does not preserve a proper affine subspace, we show that one of the following holds: (1) the dimension is equal to the trivial bound ... More
Non-Perturbative QED and QCD at Finite TemperatureSep 30 1998We present results of numerical solutions of Schwinger-Dyson equations for the finite-temperature quark and electron propagators. It is shown that both strongly coupled QED and QCD undergo a chiral symmetry restoring phase transition as the temperature ... More
Anisotropic Hydrodynamics: Three lecturesOct 20 2014Nov 03 2014Anisotropic hydrodynamics is a non-perturbative reorganization of relativistic hydrodynamics that takes into account the large momentum-space anisotropies generated in ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions. As a result, it allows one to extend the regime ... More
Heating of Intergalactic Gas and Cluster Scaling RelationsOct 14 1999X-ray observations of galaxy groups and clusters are inconsistent with the predictions of the simplest hierarchical clustering models, wherein non-baryonic and baryonic components are assembled together under the sole influence of gravity. These departures ... More
Chemical Composition of the Intracluster MediumOct 20 2003Clusters of galaxies are massive enough to be considered representative samples of the Universe, and to retain all of the heavy elements synthesized in their constituent stars. Since most of these metals reside in hot plasma, X-ray spectroscopy of clusters ... More
Dark Matter and Metal Abundances in Elliptical Galaxies from X-ray Observations of the Hot ISMAug 19 1998I review the results of recent analysis and interpretation of X-ray observations of elliptical galaxies, focusing on elemental abundances and dark matter. The hot ISM is characterized by subsolar Fe abundances and solar Si-to-Fe ratios; and, I compare ... More
Tidal disruption rate of stars by spinning supermassive black holesSep 28 2011Jan 25 2012A supermassive black hole can disrupt a star when its tidal field exceeds the star's self-gravity, and can directly capture stars that cross its event horizon. For black holes with mass M > 10^7 solar masses, tidal disruption of main-sequence stars occurs ... More
Transition from adiabatic inspiral to plunge into a spinning black holeJan 19 2011May 20 2011A test particle of mass mu on a bound geodesic of a Kerr black hole of mass M >> mu will slowly inspiral as gravitational radiation extracts energy and angular momentum from its orbit. This inspiral can be considered adiabatic when the orbital period ... More
Entanglement-enhanced spreading of correlationsJul 02 2015Dec 18 2015Starting from a product initial state, equal-time correlations in nonrelativistic quantum lattice models propagate within a lightcone-like causal region. The presence of entanglement in the initial state can modify this behavior, enhancing and accelerating ... More
Diverging equilibration times in long-range quantum spin modelsMar 04 2011Mar 30 2011The approach to equilibrium is studied for long-range quantum Ising models where the interaction strength decays like r^{-\alpha} at large distances r with an exponent $\alpha$ not exceeding the lattice dimension. For a large class of observables and ... More
Stationary points approach to thermodynamic phase transitionsOct 21 2010Nonanalyticities of thermodynamic functions are studied by adopting an approach based on stationary points of the potential energy. For finite systems, each stationary point is found to cause a nonanalyticity in the microcanonical entropy, and the functional ... More
Energy landscapes and their relation to thermodynamic phase transitionsDec 09 2008In order to better understand the occurrence of phase transitions, we adopt an approach based on the study of energy landscapes: The relation between stationary points of the potential energy landscape of a classical many-particle system and the analyticity ... More
Adapted coordinates in two dimensions and a proof of Puiseux's theoremJul 15 2008Sep 21 2008A method for finding Puiseux series goes back to Isaac Newton, which gives the terms of Puiseux series through an infinite recursive process; an additional argument is then used to show that the resulting Puiseux series are convergent. This paper provides ... More
Applications of an elementary resolution of singularities algorithm to exponential sums and congruences modulo p^nApr 25 2011Dec 10 2014We use the resolution of singularities algorithm of [G4] to provide new estimates for exponential sums as well as new bounds on how often a function f(x) such as a polynomial with integer coefficients is divisible by various powers of a prime p when x ... More
ExoticsFeb 04 2003We review lattice QCD results for glueballs (including a discussion of mixing with scalar mesons), hybrid mesons and other exotic states (such as $B_s B_s$ molecules).
Hadronic Physics from the LatticeOct 06 1997Topics covered in this review are the lattice gauge theory approach to the evaluation of non-perturbative hadronic interactions from first principles, particularly applications to glueballs, inter-quark potentials, the running coupling constant and hybrid ... More
Glueballs and Hybrid MesonsMay 07 1996The status of non-perturbative QCD calculations for mesons with gluonic excitation is presented. Lattice results for the glueball spectrum are reviewed. For hybrid mesons, the heavy quark results are summarised and new results are presented for light ... More
Hadronic Spectroscopy from the Lattice: Glueballs and Hybrid MesonsOct 20 1998Lattice QCD determinations appropriate to hadron spectroscopy are reviewed with emphasis on the glueball and hybrid meson states in the quenched approximation. Hybrids are discussed for heavy and for light quarks. The effects of sea quarks (unquenching) ... More
Hadronic Physics from the LatticeSep 27 1995Sep 28 1995We present the lattice gauge theory approach to evaluating non-perturbative hadronic interactions from first principles. We discuss applications to glueballs, inter-quark potentials, the running coupling constant, the light hadron spectrum and the pseudoscalar ... More
Quarkonia and Hybrids from the LatticeNov 03 1999The status of lattice determinations of quarkonia and hybrid meson spectra is presented and compared with experiment. Both quenched and unquenched results are discussed. Hybrid meson decays are considered.
Induced Gauge Theory on a Noncommutative SpaceApr 08 2008We discuss the calculation of the 1-loop effective action on four dimensional, canonically deformed Euclidean space. The theory under consideration is a scalar $\phi^4$ model with an additional oscillator potential. This model is known to be re normalisable. ... More
Computing by Temporal Order: Asynchronous Cellular AutomataAug 14 2012Our concern is the behaviour of the elementary cellular automata with state set 0,1 over the cell set Z/nZ (one-dimensional finite wrap-around case), under all possible update rules (asynchronicity). Over the torus Z/nZ (n<= 11),we will see that the ECA ... More
Branching fractions and direct CP asymmetries of charmless decay modes at the TevatronDec 11 2006Mar 05 2007We present new CDF results on the branching fractions and time-integrated direct CP asymmetries for $B^{0}$ and $B^{0}_{s}$ decay modes into pairs of charmless charged hadrons (pion or kaon). The data set for this update amounts to 1 fb$^{-1}$ of $\bar{p}p$ ... More
Resolution of Syntactic Ambiguity: the Case of New SubjectsJun 20 1994Jun 20 1994I review evidence for the claim that syntactic ambiguities are resolved on the basis of the meaning of the competing analyses, not their structure. I identify a collection of ambiguities that do not yet have a meaning-based account and propose one which ... More
Invariants of closed braids via counting surfacesSep 06 2012Feb 27 2013A Gauss diagram is a simple, combinatorial way to present a link. It is known that any Vassiliev invariant may be obtained from a Gauss diagram formula that involves counting subdiagrams of certain combinatorial types. In this paper we present simple ... More
Coloring Link Diagrams And Conway-type Polynomial Of BraidsFeb 27 2013Oct 08 2013In this paper we define and present a simple combinatorial formula for a 3-variable Laurent polynomial invariant of conjugacy classes in Artin braid group $B_m$. We show that this Laurent polynomial satisfies the Conway skein relation and its coefficients ... More
Charged Higgs production in the flavored MSSMOct 22 2007In the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model squark mixing can significantly change the pattern of charged-Higgs production. We find that non-minimal flavor structures can have a sizeable impact on the charged-Higgs production cross section, whereas charged-Higgs ... More
Convective Ripening and Initiation of RainfallJul 23 2014This paper discusses the evolution of the droplet size distribution for a liquid-in-gas aerosol contained in a Rayleigh-B\'enard cell. It introduces a non-collisional model for broadening the droplet size distribution, termed 'convective ripening'. The ... More
How to account for quantum non-locality: ontic structural realism and the primitive ontology of quantum physicsAug 28 2014The paper has two aims: (1) it sets out to show that it is well motivated to seek for an account of quantum non-locality in the framework of ontic structural realism (OSR), which integrates the notions of holism and non-separability that have been employed ... More
Tidal Evolution of Asteroidal Binaries. Ruled by Viscosity. Ignorant of RigidityJun 30 2015Nov 20 2015The rate of tidal evolution of asteroidal binaries is defined by the dynamical Love numbers divided by quality factors. Common is the (often illegitimate) approximation of the dynamical Love numbers with their static counterparts. As the static Love numbers ... More
Space-Efficient Manifest ContractsOct 10 2014The standard algorithm for higher-order contract checking can lead to unbounded space consumption and can destroy tail recursion, altering a program's asymptotic space complexity. While space efficiency for gradual types---contracts mediating untyped ... More
Decoupling of the Kontsevich-Zorich cocycle modulo $q$ and uniform spectral gapSep 18 2016The purpose of this article is to show that technology recently developed by Bourgain, Gamburd and Sarnak (2011), Oh and Winter (2014) and Bourgain, Kontorovich and Magee (2015) to prove spectral gap results in the spirit of Selberg's `$3/16$ Theorem' ... More
Beamline Instrumentation for Future Parity-Violation ExperimentsOct 16 2014The parity-violating electron scattering community has made tremendous progress over the last twenty five years in their ability to measure tiny asymmetries of order 100 parts per billion (ppb) with beam-related corrections and systematic errors of a ... More