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Simple Homogeneous ModelsJan 04 2001Jul 25 2002Geometrical stability theory is a powerful set of model-theoretic tools that can lead to structural results on models of a simple first-order theory. Typical results offer a characterization of the groups definable in a model of the theory. The work is ... More

Abstract decomposition theorem and applicationsSep 29 2005Let K be an Abstract Elementary Class. Under the asusmptions that K has a nicely behaved forking-like notion, regular types and existence of some prime models we establish a decomposition theorem for such classes. The decomposition implies a main gap ... More

Health Analytics: a systematic review of approaches to detect phenotype cohorts using electronic health recordsJul 24 2017The paper presents a systematic review of state-of-the-art approaches to identify patient cohorts using electronic health records. It gives a comprehensive overview of the most commonly de-tected phenotypes and its underlying data sets. Special attention ... More

Automatic brain tissue segmentation in fetal MRI using convolutional neural networksJun 11 2019MR images of fetuses allow clinicians to detect brain abnormalities in an early stage of development. The cornerstone of volumetric and morphologic analysis in fetal MRI is segmentation of the fetal brain into different tissue classes. Manual segmentation ... More

Deep learning analysis of the myocardium in coronary CT angiography for identification of patients with functionally significant coronary artery stenosisNov 24 2017Dec 06 2017In patients with coronary artery stenoses of intermediate severity, the functional significance needs to be determined. Fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement, performed during invasive coronary angiography (ICA), is most often used in clinical practice. ... More

Interpreting groups and fields in some nonelementary classesJun 23 2004This paper is concerned with extensions of geometric stability theory to some nonelementary classes. We prove the following theorem: Theorem: Let C be a large homogeneous model of a stable diagram D. Let p, q in S_D(A), where p is quasiminimal and q unbounded. ... More

Evaluating software defect prediction performance: an updated benchmarking studyJan 07 2019Accurately predicting faulty software units helps practitioners target faulty units and prioritize their efforts to maintain software quality. Prior studies use machine-learning models to detect faulty software code. We revisit past studies and point ... More

Residual Value Forecasting Using Asymmetric Cost FunctionsJul 10 2017Leasing is a popular channel to market new cars. Pricing a leasing contract is complicated because the leasing rate embodies an expectation of the residual value of the car after contract expiration. To aid lessors in their pricing decisions, the paper ... More

Robust identification of email tracking: A machine learning approachJun 11 2018Email tracking allows email senders to collect fine-grained behavior and location data on email recipients, who are uniquely identifiable via their email address. Such tracking invades user privacy in that email tracking techniques gather data without ... More

Can Deep Learning Predict Risky Retail Investors? A Case Study in Financial Risk Behavior ForecastingDec 14 2018Jan 17 2019The success of deep learning for unstructured data analysis is well documented but little evidence has emerged related to the structured, tabular datasets used in decision support. We address this research gap by considering the potential of deep learning ... More

Vertebra partitioning with thin-plate spline surfaces steered by a convolutional neural networkJul 25 2019Thin-plate splines can be used for interpolation of image values, but can also be used to represent a smooth surface, such as the boundary between two structures. We present a method for partitioning vertebra segmentation masks into two substructures, ... More

Shallow Self-Learning for Reject Inference in Credit ScoringSep 13 2019Credit scoring models support loan approval decisions in the financial services industry. Lenders train these models on data from previously granted credit applications, where the borrowers' repayment behavior has been observed. This approach creates ... More

Iterative fully convolutional neural networks for automatic vertebra segmentation and identificationApr 12 2018Feb 11 2019Precise segmentation and anatomical identification of the vertebrae provides the basis for automatic analysis of the spine, such as detection of vertebral compression fractures or other abnormalities. Most dedicated spine CT and MR scans as well as scans ... More

Direct and Real-Time Cardiovascular Risk PredictionDec 08 2017Coronary artery calcium (CAC) burden quantified in low-dose chest CT is a predictor of cardiovascular events. We propose an automatic method for CAC quantification, circumventing intermediate segmentation of CAC. The method determines a bounding box around ... More

Automatic calcium scoring in low-dose chest CT using deep neural networks with dilated convolutionsNov 01 2017Feb 01 2018Heavy smokers undergoing screening with low-dose chest CT are affected by cardiovascular disease as much as by lung cancer. Low-dose chest CT scans acquired in screening enable quantification of atherosclerotic calcifications and thus enable identification ... More

SONATA: Service Programming and Orchestration for Virtualized Software NetworksMay 19 2016In conventional large-scale networks, creation and management of network services are costly and complex tasks that often consume a lot of resources, including time and manpower. Network softwarization and network function virtualization have been introduced ... More

Direct Automatic Coronary Calcium Scoring in Cardiac and Chest CTFeb 12 2019Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the global leading cause of death. A strong risk factor for CVD events is the amount of coronary artery calcium (CAC). To meet demands of the increasing interest in quantification of CAC, i.e. coronary calcium scoring, ... More

Direct Prediction of Cardiovascular Mortality from Low-dose Chest CT using Deep LearningOct 04 2018Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death in the lung cancer screening population. Chest CT scans made in lung cancer screening are suitable for identification of participants at risk of CVD. Existing methods analyzing CT images from lung ... More

Bosonic stimulation of cold 1s excitons into a harmonic potential minimum in Cu$_2$OFeb 07 2003Density distribution of cold exciton clouds generated into a strain-induced potential well by two-photon excitation in Cu$_2$O is studied at 2 K. We find that an anomalous spike, which can be interpreted as accumulation of the excitons into the ground ... More

The Universal Equation of State near the Critical Point of QCDJan 12 2004Jun 18 2004We study the universal properties of the phase diagram of QCD near the critical point using the exact renormalization group. For two-flavour QCD and zero quark masses we derive the universal equation of state in the vicinity of the tricritical point. ... More

Analytical Estimate of the Effect of Spherical Inhomogeneities on Luminosity Distance and RedshiftFeb 06 2008Jun 25 2008We provide an analytical estimate of the effect of a spherical inhomogeneity on light beams that travel through it. We model the interior of the inhomogeneity in terms of the Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi metric. We assume that the beam source is located outside ... More

Heavy quark skyrmionsMay 18 2009The description of the heavy baryons as heavy-meson--soliton bound systems is reviewed. We outline how such bound systems arise from effective lagrangians that respect both chiral symmetry and heavy quark symmetry. Effects due to finite heavy quark masses ... More

Wind of presupernova IIn SN~1997egJan 15 2019Spectra and phototometry of type IIn supernova SN 1997eg are used to determine properties of the circumstellar gas lost by the presupernova during the latest 200 years before the explosion. The analysis of narrow H$\alpha$ and [Fe X] 6374 \AA\ results ... More

Connection between Diffraction and Small-$x$Nov 30 2001A brief review of the modern QCD theory of diffractive DIS is given.

Diffractive DIS: Where Are We?Nov 12 2001Nov 20 2001A brief review of the modern QCD theory of diffractive DIS is given. The recent progress has been remarkably rapid, all the principal predictions from the color dipole approach to diffraction - the $(Q^2+m_V^2)$ scaling, the pattern of SCHNC, shrinkage ... More

Diffractive Vector Mesons in DIS: Meson Structure and QCDSep 15 2000I review the modern status of QCD theory of diffractive vector meson production with the focus on shrinkage of photons with Q2 and (Q2+mV2)$scaling, j-plane properties of the QCD pomeron and Regge shrinkage of diffraction cone, $s$-channel helicity non-conservation ... More

Spin dependence of diffractive DISMay 31 1999I review the recent progress in the theory of s-channel helicity nonconservation (SCHNC) effects in diffractive DIS including the unitarity driven demise of the Burkhardt-Cottingham sum rule and strong scaling departure from the Wandzura-Wilczek relation. ... More

New upper bound for a class of vertex Folkman numbersJan 11 2006We improve the previuosly known bound for some vertex Folkman numbers.

Radiative decays of phi-meson about nature of light scalar resonancesSep 11 2003We show on gauge invariance grounds that the fine threshold phenomenon is discovered in the radiative decays phi->gamma a0->gamma pi0 eta and phi->gamma f0->gamma pi0pi0. This enables to conclude that production of the lightest scalar mesons a0(980) and ... More

Nature of the scalar $a_0(980)$ and $f_0(980)$-mesonsMar 10 1998Oct 28 1998It is presented a critical consideration of all unusual properties of the scalar $a_0(980)$ and $f_0(980)$-mesons in the four-quark, two-quark and molecular models. The arguments are adduced that the four-quark model is more preferable. It is discussed ... More

Production of pseudovector heavy quarkonia by virtual Z boson in electron-positron collisionsApr 03 1996Apr 09 1996It is shown that $BR(\chi_{b1}(1P)\rightarrow Z\rightarrow e^+e^-)\simeq 3.3\cdot 10^{-7}$, $BR(\chi_{b1}(2P)\rightarrow Z\rightarrow e^+e^-)\simeq 4.1\cdot 10^{-7}$ and $BR(\chi_{c1}(1P)\rightarrow Z\rightarrow e^+e^-)\simeq 10^{-8}$ that give a good ... More

Upgrading the Local Ergodic Theorem for planar semi-dispersing billiardsMay 29 2007Jun 04 2009The Local Ergodic Theorem (also known as the `Fundamental Theorem') gives sufficient conditions under which a phase point has an open neighborhood that belongs (mod 0) to one ergodic component. This theorem is a key ingredient of many proofs of ergodicity ... More

On diameter bounds for planar integral point sets in semi-general positionJul 22 2019A point set $M$ in the Euclidean plane is called a planar integral point set if all the distances between the elements of $M$ are integers, and $M$ is not situated on a straight line. A planar integral point set is called to be in semi-general position, ... More

Flow-invariant hypersurfaces in semi-dispersing billiardsMar 15 2006This work results from our attempts to solve Boltzmann-Sinai's hypothesis about the ergodicity of hard ball gases. A crucial element in the studies of the dynamics of hard balls is the analysis of special hypersurfaces in the phase space consisting of ... More

Effective quantum number for axially symmetric problemsAug 15 2014We generalize the universal effective quantum number introduced earlier for centrally symmetric problems. The proposed number determines the semiclassical quantization condition for axially symmetric potentials.

Propagation of a Dark Soliton in a Disordered Bose-Einstein CondensateJun 01 2005Sep 26 2005We consider the propagation of a dark soliton in a quasi 1D Bose-Einstein condensate in presence of a random potential. This configuration involves nonlinear effects and disorder, and we argue that, contrarily to the study of stationary transmission coefficients ... More

Unnatural Oscillon Lifetimes in an Expanding BackgroundApr 19 2006Jul 11 2006We consider a classical toy model of a massive scalar field in 1+1 dimensions with a constant exponential expansion rate of space. The nonlinear theory under consideration supports approximate oscillon solutions, but they eventually decay due to their ... More

Non-linear Matter Spectrum for a Variable Equation of StateFeb 17 2010Apr 10 2014We study the growth of matter perturbations beyond the linear level in cosmologies in which the dark energy has a variable equation of state. The non-linear corrections result in shifts in the positions of the maximum, minima and nodes of the spectrum ... More

Unifying aspects of polarization of vector mesons from hard production in DIS and at TevatronAug 08 2001Virtual photons have both the transverse and longitudinal polarization. In the inclusive DIS the impact of longitudinal photons, quantified by R=sigmaL/\igmaT sim 0.2, is marginal, but in diffractive DIS with excitation of small mass hadronic states or ... More

Incomplete Tribonacci-Lucas numbers and polynomialsApr 16 2014In this paper, we define Tribonacci-Lucas polynomials and present Tribonacci-Lucas numbers and polynomials as a binomial sum. Then, we introduce incomplete Tribonacci-Lucas numbers and polynomials. In addition we derive recurrence relations, some properties ... More

Replay to hep-ph/0606266Jul 18 2006Jul 20 2006The \phi\to\gamma\pi\pi amplitude is found from the e+e-\to\gamma\pi\pi amplitude suggested in Ref. hep-ph/0606266. It is shown that the found amplitude differs essentially from that studied in Refs. hep-ph/0606266 and [3]. It is noticed that the suggestion ... More

Study of Light Scalars, the learned LessonsSep 02 2011Attention is paid to the production mechanisms of the light scalars that reveal their nature. In the linear sigma model it is revealed the chiral shielding of the \sigma(600) meson and shown that the \sigma field is described by its four-quark component. ... More

Radiative decays of φ-meson and nature of light scalar resonancesJan 31 2002Based on gauge invariance, we show that the new threshold phenomenon is discovered in the \phi radiative decays \phi\to\gamma a0\to\gamma\pi0\eta and \phi\to\gamma f0\to\gamma\pi0\pi0. This enables to conclude that production of the lightest scalar mesons ... More

On nature of scalar a_0(980) and f_0(980)-mesonsOct 29 1999It is presented a critical consideration of all unusual properties of the scalar a_0(980) and f_0(980)-mesons in the four-quark, two-quark and molecular models. The arguments are adduced that the four-quark model is more preferable. It is discussed the ... More

Two and Three Particle Flavor Dependent CorrelationsOct 12 2005The PHENIX collaboration has developed novel methodologies for reliable extraction of jet functions from two and three particle azimuthal correlation functions measured at mid-rapidity in Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt s=200$ GeV. The extracted jet shape ... More

Extraction of jet topology using three particle correlationsSep 25 2006Recent theoretical studies have indicated that the topological features of away-side jet fragments can be significantly altered by medium-induced modifications. The leading candidates resulting from such modifications are Mach Cones and deflected jets. ... More

Random data Cauchy theory for supercritical wave equations II : A global existence resultJul 10 2007We prove that the subquartic wave equation on the three dimensional ball $\Theta$, with Dirichlet boundary conditions admits global strong solutions for a large set of random supercritical initial data in $\cap_{s<1/2} H^s(\Theta)$. We obtain this result ... More

Cohomological invariants of a variation of flat connectionApr 20 2015Sep 23 2015In this paper, we apply the theory of Chern-Cheeger-Simons to construct canonical invariants associated to a $r$-simplex whose points parametrize flat connections on a smooth manifold $X$. These invariants lie in degrees $(2p-r-1)$-cohomology with $C/Z$-coefficients, ... More

Stability of tangent bundle on the moduli space of stable bundles on a curveNov 01 2011Feb 12 2014In this paper, we prove that the tangent bundle of the moduli space $\cSU_C(r,d)$ of stable bundles of rank $r>2$ and of fixed determinant of degree $d$ (such that $(r,d)=1$), on a smooth projective curve $C$ is always stable, in the sense of Mumford-Takemoto. ... More

Chern invariants of some flat bundles in the arithmetic Deligne cohomologyApr 09 2006In this note, we investigate the Chern classes of flat bundles in the arithmetic Deligne Cohomology, introduced by Green-Griffiths, Asakura-Saito. We show nontriviality of the Chern classes in some cases and the proof also indicates that generic flat ... More

SN 2011ht: Weak explosion in massive extended envelopeOct 21 2015Oct 29 2015A possibility is explored to account for the light curve and the low expansion velocity of the supernova SN~2011ht, a member of group of three objects showing signatures of both IIn and IIP supernovae. It is argued that the radiated energy and the expansion ... More

Affine metrics and algebroid structures: Application to general relativity and unificationAug 14 2011Affine metrics and its associated algebroid bundle are developed. Theses structures are applied to the general relativity and provide an structure for unification of gravity and electromagnetism. The final result is a field equation on the associated ... More

$ΔS = 1$ Hadronic Weak Decays of Hyperons in a Soliton ModelSep 23 1997We study the parity violating hyperon non-leptonic weak decays in the three flavor Skyrme model. We follow the approach in which the symmetry breaking terms in the action are diagonalized exactly within the collective coordinate approximation. We show ... More

Fate of k_perp-factorization for hard processes in nuclear environmentDec 15 2004Large thickness of heavy nuclei brings in a new scale into the pQCD description of hard processes in nuclear environment. The familiar linear $k_{\perp}$-factorization breaks down and must be replaced by a new concept of the nonlinear $k_{\perp}$-factorization ... More

The perspectives of decoding the nature of the a0(980) and f0(980) mesons and of defining the relative phase between the three-gluon and one-photon amplitudes in the J/psi decaysApr 22 2003It is argued that the search of the J/psi --> f0(980)omega and J/psi --> a0(980)rho decays and the more precise definition of B(J/psi --> f0(980)phi) are the urgent purposes in the J/\psi spectroscopy. It is shown that the study of the omega-rho0 interference ... More

Light Scalars in Field TheoryOct 15 2008Outline: 1. Introduction, 2. Confinement, chiral dynamics and light scalar mesons, 3. Chiral shielding of \sigma(600), chiral constraints, \sigma(600), f_0(980) and their mixing in \pi\pi\to\pi\pi, \pi\pi\to K\bar K, and \phi\to\gamma\pi0\pi0, 4. The ... More

Image space projection for low-rank signal estimation: Modified Gauss-Newton methodMar 04 2018Jun 23 2019The paper is devoted to the solution of a weighted nonlinear least squares problem for low-rank signal estimation, which is related to Hankel structured low-rank approximation problems. A modified weighted Gauss-Newton method (MGN), which uses projection ... More

Random data Cauchy theory for supercritical wave equations I: Local theoryJul 10 2007We study the local existence of strong solutions for the cubic nonlinear wave equation with data in $H^s(M)$, $s<1/2$, where $M$ is a three dimensional compact riemannian manifold. This problem is supercritical and can be shown to be strongly ill-posed ... More

Asymmetry of $^{56}$Ni ejecta and polarization in type IIP supernova 2004djAug 21 2006I study a problem, whether the asymmetry of a $^{56}$Ni ejecta that results in the asymmetry of the H$\alpha$ emission line at the nebular epoch of the type IIP supernova SN 2004dj is able also to account for the recently detected polarization of the ... More

Non-Abelian Lovelock-Born-Infeld Topological Black HolesSep 02 2009Oct 24 2009We present the asymptotically AdS solutions of the Einstein gravity with hyperbolic horizons in the presence of $So(n(n-1)/2-1, 1)$ Yang-Mills fields governed by the non-Abelian Born-Infeld lagrangian. We investigate the properties of these solutions ... More

Gaussian measures associated to the higher order conservation laws of the Benjamin-Ono equationSep 24 2011Jul 04 2012Inspired by the work of Zhidkov on the KdV equation, we perform a construction of weighted gaussian measures associated to the higher order conservation laws of the Benjamin-Ono equation. The resulting measures are supported by Sobolev spaces of increasing ... More

Stability of the Lepton-Flavor Mixing Matrix Against Quantum CorrectionsJun 24 1999Recent neutrino experiments suggest the strong evidences of tiny neutrino masses and the lepton-flavor mixing. Neutrino-oscillation solutions for the atmospheric neutrino anomaly and the solar neutrino deficit can determine the texture of neutrino mass ... More

Yukawa Interaction from a SUSY Composite ModelSep 04 1997We present a composite model that is based on non-perturbative effects of N=1 supersymmetric SU(N_C) gauge theory with N_f=N_C+1 flavors. In this model, we consider N_C=7, where all matter fields in the supersymmetric standard model, that is, quarks, ... More

Static Configurations of Dark Energy and Dark MatterSep 26 2005Dec 08 2005We study static configurations of dark matter coupled to a scalar field responsible for the dark energy of the Universe. The dark matter is modelled as a Fermi gas within the Thomas-Fermi approximation. The mass of the dark matter particles is a function ... More

Colour transparency: a novel test of QCD in nuclear interactionsApr 20 1993Colour transparency is a cute and indispensable property of QCD as the gauge theory of strong interaction. CT tests of QCD consist of production of the perturbative small-sized hadronic state and measuring the strngth of its non-perturbative diffraction ... More

Intrinsic $k_{\perp}$ in the pomeronMay 31 1999Aug 20 1999In a consistent QCD approach to diffractive DIS gluons in the pomeron have soft $z_{g}$ distribution and very broad intrinsic $k_{\perp}$ distribution. The latter has not yet been incorporated into diffractive Monte-Carlo generators (RAPGAP,....). I argue ... More

An example of a 16-vertex Folkman edge (3,4)-graph without 8-cliquesFeb 12 2006In this paper we prove a new upper bouhd on an edge Folkman number. In a previous paper we have proved that this bound is exact.

Modified Gauss-Newton method in low-rank signal estimationMar 04 2018The paper is devoted to the solution of a weighted non-linear least-squares problem for low-rank signal estimation, which is related Hankel structured low-rank approximation problems. The solution is constructed by a modified weighted Gauss-Newton method. ... More

The Z\to c\bar c\toγγ^{\ast}, Z\to b\bar b\toγ γ^{\ast} triangle diagrams and the Z\toγψ, Z\to γΥ decaysMay 17 2010Sep 14 2010It is expounded the approach to the Z\to\gamma\Psi and Z\to\gamma\Upsilon decay study, based on the sum rules for the Z\to c\bar c\to\gamma\gamma^{\ast} and Z\to b\bar b\to\gamma\gamma^{\ast} amplitudes and their derivatives. The branching ratios of the ... More

Once more about gauge invariance in φ\toγ\pi0\pi0Jun 01 2006Oct 21 2007It is argued that the realization of gauge invariance condition as a consequent of cancellation between the \phi\to\gamma f0\to\gamma\pi0\pi0 resonance contribution and a \phi\to\gamma\pi0\pi0 background one, suggested in Ref. [1], is misleading.

Properties of the light scalar mesons face experimental dataSep 26 2006Dec 05 2006The following topics are considered. 1) Confinement, chiral dynamics, and light scalar mesons. 2) Chiral shielding of the \sigma(600) 3)The \phi meson radiative decays about nature of light scalar resonances. 4) The J/\psi decays about nature of light ... More

Light Scalar MesonsDec 13 2004Dec 14 2004The crucial points of physics of light scalar mesons are discussed. The special attention is given to the chiral shielding of lightest scalar mesons and the production of the well established light scalar mesons in the \phi radiative decays. Arguments ... More

Relative phase between the three-gluon and one-photon amplitudes of the J/psi decaysOct 04 2001It is shown that the study of the \omega-\rho interference pattern in the J/psi -> (rho+omega)eta -> pi+pi-eta decay provides evidence for the large (nearly 90 degrees) relative phase between the isovector one-photon and three-gluon decay amplitudes.

Two Particle Azimuthal Correlation Measurements in PHENIXOct 02 2002Oct 10 2002Two particle azimuthal correlation functions are presented for charged hadrons produced in Au-Au collisions at RHIC sqrt(s_NN)=200 GeV.The correlation functions indicate sizeable asymmetries and anisotropies. The trend of the asymmetries is compatible ... More

Invariant measure for a three dimensional nonlinear wave equationJul 10 2007We study the long time behavior of the subcritical (subcubic) defocussing nonlinear wave equation on the three dimensional ball, for random data of low regularity. We prove that for a large set of radial initial data in $\cap_{s<1/2} H^s(B(0,1))$ the ... More

Circumstellar Na I and Ca II lines of type Ia supernovae in symbiotic scenarioJan 29 2008Formation of circumstellar lines of Na I and Ca II in type Ia supernovae is studied for the case, when supernova explodes in a binary system with a red giant. The model suggests a spherically-symmetric wind and takes into account ionization and heating ... More

Broad emission lines from opaque electron-scattering environment of SN 1998SJun 13 2001I propose that broad narrow-topped emission lines with full width at zero intensity >20000 km/s, seen in early-time spectra of SN 1998S, originate from a dense circumstellar gas and not from the supernova ejecta. The tremendous line width is the result ... More

Circumstellar interaction in type Ibn supernovae and SN 2006jcAug 05 2009I analyse peculiar properties of light curve and continua of enigmatic Ibn supernovae, including SN 2006jc, and argue in favour of the early strong circumstellar interaction. This interaction explains the high luminosity and fast flux rise of SN 1999cq, ... More

Strong decays of P wave baryons in the $1/N_c$ expansionApr 18 2005The hadronic decays of non-strange negative parity baryons are analyzed in the framework of the 1/Nc expansion. A complete basis of spin-flavor operators for the pseudoscalar meson S and D partial wave amplitudes is established to order 1/Nc and the unknown ... More

Two and Three parametric regular generalizations of spherically symmetric and axially symmetric metricsNov 22 2002Regular generalizations of spherically and axially symmetric metrics and their properties are considered. Newton gravity law generalizations are reduced for null geodesic.

Stripes ordering in self-stratification experiments of binary and ternary granular mixturesApr 25 2000The self-stratification of binary and ternary granular mixtures has been experimentally investigated. Ternary mixtures lead to a particular ordering of the strates which was not accounted for in former explanations. Bouncing grains are found to have an ... More

Partition test and sexual motivation in male miceAug 02 2007Theoretical analysis of own and literature investigations of sexual motivation with the use of the partition test [Kudryavtseva, 1987, 1994] in male mice was carried out. It has been shown that appearance of a receptive female in the neighboring compartment ... More

Spin Dependence of Diffractive Vector Meson ProductionAug 24 1999Aug 26 1999I review the recent progress in the theory of s-channel helicity nonconservation (SCHNC) effects in diffractive DIS. SCHNC in diffractive vector meson production is an unique probe of the spin-orbit coupling and Fermi motion of quarks in vector mesons. ... More

Helicity Flip in Diffractive DISAug 26 1999I review new results on s-channel helicity nonconservation (SCHNC) in diffractive DIS. I discuss how by virtue of unitarity diffractive DIS gives rise to spin structure functions which were believed to vanish at x << 1. These include tensor polarization ... More

Asymptotic behaviour of the total cross section of p-p scattering and the Akeno cosmic ray dataApr 21 1993I present a new determination of the total cross section for proton-proton collisions from the recent Akeno results on absorption of the cosmic ray protons in the p-Air collisions. Extrapolation to the SSC energy suggests $\sigma_{tot}(p-p) \approx (160-170) ... More

Problem of Light Scalar MesonsOct 04 2004The following topics are considered. 1. Confinement, chiral dynamics and light scalar mesons. 2. $\phi$-meson radiative decays about nature of light scalar resonances. Arguments in favor of the four-quark model of the $a_0(980)$ and $f_0(980)$ mesons ... More

Analysis of nature of phi -> gamma pi0 eta and phi -> gamma pi0 pi0 decaysOct 04 2001We study interference patterns in the phi -> gamma a0 + pi0 rho -> gamma pi eta and phi -> gamma f0 + pi0 rho -> gamma pi0 pi0 reactions. Taking into account the interference, we fit the experimental data and show that the background reaction does not ... More

On the Nature of the Scalar a_0(980) and f_0(980)-MesonsApr 05 1999It is presented a critical consideration of all unusual properties of the scalar $a_0(980)$ and $f_0(980)$-mesons in the four-quark, two-quark and molecular models. The arguments are adduced that the four-quark model is more preferable. It is discussed ... More

Production of pseudovector ($J^{PC}=1^{++}$) heavy quarkonia by virtual $Z$ boson in $e^+e^-$ collisionsMar 11 1996It is shown that $BR(\chi_{b1}(1P)\rightarrow Z\rightarrow e^+e^-)\simeq 3.3\cdot 10^{-7}$, $BR(\chi_{b1}(2P)\rightarrow Z\rightarrow e^+e^-)\simeq 4.1\cdot 10^{-7}$ and $BR(\chi_{c1}(1P)\rightarrow Z\rightarrow e^+e^-)\simeq 10^{-8}$ that give a good ... More

Light Scalar Mesons as Manifestation of Spontaneously Broken Chiral SymmetryJan 20 2010Attention is paid to the production mechanisms of light scalars that reveal their nature. We reveal the chiral shielding of the \sigma(600) meson. We show that the kaon loop mechanism of the \phi radiative decays, ratified by experiment, points to the ... More

Identification of exotic jet topologies via three particle correlations in PHENIXNov 17 2005Modifications of jet properties resulting from the coupling of jets to the strongly interacting matter produced in RHIC collisions are of great current interest. In recent work, the PHENIX collaboration has applied a novel technique to the analysis of ... More

Luminosity source in supernova ASASSN-15nx with long linear light curveJun 28 2019The available spectra of the anomalous supernova ASASSN-15nx permit us to rule out the radioactivity and circumstellar interaction as the luminosity source. I propose an alternative mechanism for the ASASSN-15nx luminosity based on the interaction of ... More

Henon-Heiles Hamiltonian for Coupled Upper-Hybrid and Magnetoacoutic Waves in Magnetized PlasmasJul 24 1995We show that the coupled mode equations for the stationary propagation of upper--hybrid and magnetoacoustic waves in magnetized electron--ion plasmas with negative group dispersion can be exactly derived from the generalized \Henon--Heiles Hamiltonian. ... More

Line shape of ψ(3770) in e^+e^-\to D\bar DAug 21 2012Dec 10 2012Interference phenomena observed in the $\psi(3770)$ resonance region in the reactions $e^+e^-$ $\to$ $ D\bar D$ are analyzed. To avoid ambiguities in the determination of the $\psi(3770)$ resonance parameters, when analyzing data between the $D\bar D$ ... More

Lightest Scalar Resonances and the Dynamics of the γγ\toππ ReactionsOct 13 2008The high-statistics Belle data on the \gamma\gamma\to\pi^+\pi^- and \gamma\gamma\to\pi^0\pi^0 reactions have been jointly analyzed. The main dynamical mechanisms of these reactions for energies below 1.5 GeV have been revealed. It has been shown that ... More

Manifestation of the $a^0_0(980)-f_0(980)$ mixing in the reaction $π^-p\toηπ^0n$ on a polarized targetMay 14 2004Oct 15 2004It is argued that the single-spin asymmetry in the reaction $\pi^-p\to a_0^0(980)n\to(\eta\pi^0)_S n$ is extremely sensitive to the mixing of the $a^0_0(980)$ and $f_0(980)$ resonances. It is shown that at low momentum transfers (namely, in any one of ... More

Mechanisms of the $f_0(980)$ production in the reaction $π^-p\toπ^0 π^0n$Jul 24 2001The model of the pure one-pion exchange mechanism, which gives a good description of the GAMS results on the alteration of the $S$-wave $\pi^0\pi^0$ mass spectrum in the $f_0(980)$ region in the reaction $\pi^-p\to\pi^0\pi^0n$ with increasing $-t$, is ... More

Description of the ψ(3770) resonance interfering with the backgroundFeb 18 2013Mar 26 2013The parameters of the interfering $\psi(3770)$ resonance should be determined from the data on the reactions $e^+e^-$\,$\to$\,$D\bar D$ with the use of the models satisfying the elastic unitarity requirement. The selection of such models can be realized ... More

f0(980) and a0(980) resonances near γγ\to K^+K^- and γγ\to K^0\bar K^0 reaction thresholdsOct 02 2012High-statistics data on the reactions $\gamma\gamma\to K^+K^-$ and $\gamma\gamma\to K^0\bar K^0$ are the last missing link in investigations of the light scalar mesons $f_0(980)$ and $a_0(980)$ in photon-photon collisions. It is believed that $f_0(980)$ ... More

Light Scalar Mesons in Photon-Photon CollisionsMay 13 2009Sep 02 2011The light scalar mesons, discovered over forty years ago, became a challenge for the naive quark-antiquark model from the outset. At present the nontrivial nature of these states is no longer denied practically anybody. Two-photon physics has made a substantial ... More