Results for "Tobias Neumann"

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NLO Higgs+jet at large transverse momenta including top quark mass effectsFeb 08 2018We present a next-to-leading order calculation of H+jet in gluon fusion including the effect of a finite top quark mass $m_t$ at large transverse momenta. Using the recently published two-loop amplitudes in the high energy expansion and our previous setup ... More
The Higgs boson at high $p_T$Sep 01 2016We present a calculation of $H+j$ at NLO including the effect of a finite top-mass. Where possible we include the complete dependence on $m_t$. This includes the leading order amplitude, the infrared poles of the two-loop amplitude and the real radiation ... More
Finite top-mass effects in gluon-induced Higgs production with a jet-veto at NNLOAug 28 2014Effects from a finite top quark mass on the H+n-jet cross section through gluon fusion are studied for $n=0/n\ge 1$ at NNLO/NLO QCD. For this purpose, sub-leading terms in $1/m_t$ are calculated. We show that the asymptotic expansion of the jet-vetoed ... More
The perturbative QCD gradient flow to three loopsJun 12 2016Jun 29 2016The gradient flow in QCD is treated perturbatively through next-to-next-to-leading order in the strong coupling constant. The evaluation of the relevant momentum and flow-time integrals is described, including various means of validation. For the vacuum ... More
Valence of complex-valued planar harmonic functionsJan 26 2004The valence of a function $f$ at a point $w$ is the number of distinct, finite solutions to $f(z) = w$. Let $f$ be a complex-valued harmonic function in an open set $R \subseteq \mathbb{C}$. Let $S$ denote the critical set of $f$ and $C(f)$ the global ... More
$Zγ$ production at NNLO including anomalous couplingsAug 09 2017In this paper we present a next-to-next-to-leading order (NNLO) QCD calculation of the processes $pp\rightarrow l^+l^-\gamma$ and $pp\rightarrow \nu\bar\nu\gamma$ that we have implemented in MCFM. Our calculation includes QCD corrections at NNLO both ... More
Multiplicative Approximations, Optimal Hypervolume Distributions, and the Choice of the Reference PointSep 16 2013Many optimization problems arising in applications have to consider several objective functions at the same time. Evolutionary algorithms seem to be a very natural choice for dealing with multi-objective problems as the population of such an algorithm ... More
Evolutionary Image Transition Based on Theoretical Insights of Random ProcessesApr 21 2016Evolutionary algorithms have been widely studied from a theoretical perspective. In particular, the area of runtime analysis has contributed significantly to a theoretical understanding and provided insights into the working behaviour of these algorithms. ... More
Changing minds about electric cars: An empirically grounded agent-based modeling approachMay 23 2014Aug 26 2014The diffusion of electric vehicles (EVs) is considered an effective policy strategy to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets. For large-scale adoption, however, demand-side oriented policy measures are required, based on consumers transport needs, values ... More
Predicting the Energy Output of Wind Farms Based on Weather Data: Important Variables and their CorrelationSep 09 2011Wind energy plays an increasing role in the supply of energy world-wide. The energy output of a wind farm is highly dependent on the weather condition present at the wind farm. If the output can be predicted more accurately, energy suppliers can coordinate ... More
Top-mass effects in differential Higgs production through gluon fusion at order α_s^4Jun 01 2012Effects from a finite top quark mass on differential distributions in the Higgs+jet production cross section through gluon fusion are studied at next-to-leading order in the strong coupling, i.e. $O(\alpha_s^4)$. Terms formally subleading in $1/m_t$ are ... More
High-Speed Query Processing over High-Speed NetworksFeb 25 2015Nov 02 2015Modern database clusters entail two levels of networks: connecting CPUs and NUMA regions inside a single server in the small and multiple servers in the large. The huge performance gap between these two types of networks used to slow down distributed ... More
On Leighton's graph covering theoremJun 13 2009May 25 2010We give short expositions of both Leighton's proof and the Bass-Kulkarni proof of Leighton's graph covering theorem, in the context of colored graphs. We discuss a further generalization, needed elsewhere, to "symmetry-restricted graphs." We can prove ... More
Asians and cash dividends: Exploiting symmetries in pricing theoryJun 08 2000In this article we present new results for the pricing of arithmetic Asian options within a Black-Scholes context. To derive these results we make extensive use of the local scale invariance that exists in the theory of contingent claim pricing. This ... More
3C 295, a cluster and its cooling flow at z=0.46Feb 02 1999We present ROSAT HRI data of the distant and X-ray luminous (L_x(bol)=2.6^ {+0.4}_{-0.2} 10^{45}erg/sec) cluster of galaxies 3C 295. We fit both a one-dimensional and a two-dimensional isothermal beta-model to the data, the latter one taking into account ... More
Scaling invariance in finance II: Path-dependent contingent claimsJul 13 1999This article is the second one in a series on the use of scaling invariance in finance. In the first article (cond-mat/9906048), we introduced a new formalism for the pricing of derivative securities, which focusses on tradable objects only, and which ... More
Secondary theories for simplicial manifolds and classifying spacesMar 27 2009We define secondary theories and characteristic classes for simplicial smooth manifolds generalizing Karoubi's multiplicative K-theory and multiplicative cohomology groups for smooth manifolds. As a special case we get versions of the groups of differential ... More
Etale homotopy types of moduli stacks of algebraic curves with symmetriesApr 21 2004Using the machinery of etale homotopy theory a' la Artin-Mazur we determine the etale homotopy types of moduli stacks over $\bar{\Q}$ parametrizing families of algebraic curves of genus g greater than 1 endowed with an action of a finite group G of automorphisms, ... More
A characterization of shortest geodesics on surfacesJun 24 2001Any finite configuration of curves with minimal intersections on a surface is a configuration of shortest geodesics for some Riemannian metric on the surface. The metric can be chosen to make the lengths of these geodesics equal to the number of intersections ... More
Partial norms and the convergence of general products of matricesFeb 23 1998Motivated by the theory of inhomogeneous Markov chains, we determine a sufficient condition for the convergence to 0 of a general product formed from a sequence of real or complex matrices. When the matrices have a common invariant subspace $H$, we give ... More
Tradable SchemesSep 04 2000In this article we present a new approach to the numerical valuation of derivative securities. The method is based on our previous work where we formulated the theory of pricing in terms of tradables. The basic idea is to fit a finite difference scheme ... More
Tracing the X-ray emitting intra-cluster medium of clusters of galaxies beyond r_200May 03 2005(Abridged) We present in this paper a sample of 14 nearby clusters of galaxies observed with the ROSAT/PSPC. We only select clusters with low galactic nH in order to trace the X-ray emitting intra-cluster medium (ICM) out to large radii. We convert the ... More
On the number of zeros of certain rational harmonic functionsJan 15 2004Mar 05 2004Extending a result from the paper of D. Khavinson and G. Swiatek, we show that the rational harmonic function $\bar{r(z)} - z$, where r(z) is a rational function of degree n > 1, has no more than 5n - 5 complex zeros. Applications to gravitational lensing ... More
Scale-invariance and contingent claim pricingJun 03 1999Prices of tradables can only be expressed relative to each other at any instant of time. This fundamental fact should therefore also hold for contigent claims, i.e. tradable instruments, whose prices depend on the prices of other tradables. We show that ... More
Gaussian approximations for stochastic systems with delay: chemical Langevin equation and application to a Brusselator systemDec 10 2013Mar 25 2014We present a heuristic derivation of Gaussian approximations for stochastic chemical reaction systems with distributed delay. In particular we derive the corresponding chemical Langevin equation. Due to the non-Markovian character of the underlying dynamics ... More
Cross ratios, translation lengths and maximal representationsAug 27 2009Jan 22 2011We define a family of four-point invariants for Shilov boundaries of bounded symmetric domains of tube type, which generalizes the classical four-point cross ratio on the unit circle. This generalization, which is based on a similar construction of Clerc ... More
Evolutionary Algorithms for the Chance-Constrained Knapsack ProblemFeb 13 2019Evolutionary algorithms have been widely used for a range of stochastic optimization problems. In most studies, the goal is to optimize the expected quality of the solution. Motivated by real-world problems where constraint violations have extremely disruptive ... More
Regularity in the X-ray surface brightness profiles of galaxy clusters and the M-T relationJan 08 1999We used archival ROSAT observations to investigate the X-ray surface brightness profiles of a sample of 26 clusters in the redshift range (0.04-0.06). For 15 of these clusters accurate temperature (kT>3.5 keV) were available from the literature. The scaled ... More
ROSAT observations of the galaxy group AWM7Mar 02 1995We present results of ROSAT/PSPC and HRI observations of the AWM7 group of galaxies, which is a poor galaxy cluster and forms part of the Perseus-Pisces filament. The X-ray emission originates from intracluster gas at temperatures of 1.7 to 4.5 keV. The ... More
Is MS1054-03 an exceptional cluster? A new investigation of ROSAT/HRI X-ray dataMay 17 2000We reanalyzed the ROSAT/HRI observation of MS1054-03, optimizing the channel HRI selection and including a new exposure of 68 ksec. From a wavelet analysis of the HRI image we identify the main cluster component and find evidence for substructure in the ... More
Large Deviations for stationary probabilities of a family of continuous time Markov chains via Aubry-Mather theoryFeb 04 2014Feb 23 2014We consider a family of continuous time symmetric random walks indexed by $k\in \mathbb{N}$, $\{X_k(t),\,t\geq 0\}$. For each $k\in \mathbb{N}$ the matching random walk take values in the finite set of states $\Gamma_k=\frac{1}{k}(\mathbb{Z}/k\mathbb{Z})$ ... More
The 2-generalized knot group determines the knotApr 07 2008Generalized knot groups $G_n(K)$ were introduced independently by Kelly (1991) and Wada (1992). We prove that $G_2(K)$ determines the unoriented knot type and sketch a proof of the same for $G_n(K)$ for $n>2$.
XMM-Newton observations of the Coma cluster relic 1253+275Feb 27 2006Using XMM Newton data, we investigate the nature of the X-ray emission in the radio relic 1253+275 in the Coma cluster. We determine the conditions of the cluster gas to check current models of relic formation, and we set constraints on the intracluster ... More
Bloch invariants of hyperbolic 3-manifoldsDec 04 1997We define an invariant \beta(M) of a finite volume hyperbolic 3-manifold M in the Bloch group B(C) and show it is determined by the simplex parameters of any degree one ideal triangulation of M. \beta(M) lies in a subgroup of \B(\C) of finite \Q-rank ... More
Classical Lagrangian Model of the Pauli PrincipleApr 28 1994A classical Lagrangian model of the Pauli potential is introduced. It is shown that the kinematic kinetic energy ($\sum \frac{1}{2} m v^2$) in the model approximately reproduces the energy of a free Fermi gas at low temperatures and at densities relevant ... More
Self-similarity of clusters of galaxies and the L_X-T relationMay 26 2001In this paper based on ROSAT/PSPC data we investigate the emission measure profiles of a sample of hot clusters of galaxies (kT>3.5keV) in order to explain the differences between observed and theoretically predicted L_X-T relation. Looking at the form ... More
X-ray properties of the distant cluster Cl0016+16Jul 12 1996We present X-ray data on the distant cluster Cl0016+16 (z=0.5545) from ROSAT PSPC and HRI observations and use them to study the physics of the intracluster medium (ICM) and the dynamical state of the cluster. The surface brightness distribution is not ... More
A Framework for Similarity Search with Space-Time Tradeoffs using Locality-Sensitive FilteringMay 09 2016We present a framework based on Locality-Sensitive Filtering (LSF) and apply it to show lower bounds and give improved upper bounds for the space-time tradeoff of solutions to the $(r, cr)$-near neighbor problem in high-dimensional spaces. Locality-sensitive ... More
A counterexample to conjecture 18.5 in "Geometric Etudes in Combinatorial Mathematics", second editionDec 31 2011A collection of sets $\Fscr$ has the $(p,q)$-property if out of every $p$ elements of $\Fscr$ there are $q$ that have a point in common. A transversal of a collection of sets $\Fscr$ is a set $A$ that intersects every member of $\Fscr$. Gr\"unbaum conjectured ... More
Rare Decays as a Probe for New PhysicsDec 19 2006We discuss the indirect search for new degrees of freedom beyond the standard model, within flavour physics. In particular, we analyse the minimal flavour violation hypothesis and its phenomenological implications, especially the large-tan beta scenario ... More
New physics search in the LHCb eraSep 25 2008Dec 23 2008We present theoretical and experimental preparations for an indirect search for new physics using the rare decay $\bar B_d \to \bar K^* l^+ l^-$. We design new observables with very small theoretical uncertainties and good experimental resolution.
How to Evaluate Controlled Natural LanguagesJul 07 2009This paper presents a general framework how controlled natural languages can be evaluated and compared on the basis of user experiments. The subjects are asked to classify given statements (in the language to be tested) as either true or false with respect ... More
AceWiki: Collaborative Ontology Management in Controlled Natural LanguageJul 29 2008AceWiki is a prototype that shows how a semantic wiki using controlled natural language - Attempto Controlled English (ACE) in our case - can make ontology management easy for everybody. Sentences in ACE can automatically be translated into first-order ... More
Linear extensions of partial orders on Abelian groupsJun 20 2011Mar 12 2014Partially ordered groups, also known as po-groups, are groups with a compatible partial order. Results from M.I. Zajceva and H.-H. Teh are combined in order to provide a full characterisation of linear order extensions of a given order on a group. In ... More
Global existence without decay for quadratic Klein-Gordon equationsSep 07 2012Sep 19 2012The Cauchy problem for quadratic Klein-Gordon systems is considered in two spatial dimensions and higher under a suitable non-resonance condition on the masses, including the main case of equal masses. A global well-posedness and scattering result is ... More
A short introduction to the telescope and chromatic splitting conjecturesFeb 13 2019In this note, we give a brief overview of the telescope conjecture and the chromatic splitting conjecture in stable homotopy theory. In particular, we provide a proof of the folklore result that Ravenel's telescope conjecture for all heights combined ... More
Divisors on Projective Hibi VarietiesJun 08 2015We compute the divisor class group and the Picard group of projective varieties with Hibi rings as homogeneous coordinate rings. These varieties are precisely the toric varieties associated to order polytopes. We use tools from the theory of toric varieties ... More
Computing topological zeta functions of groups, algebras, and modules, IISep 17 2014Building on our previous work (arXiv:1405.5711), we develop the first practical algorithm for computing topological zeta functions of nilpotent groups, non-associative algebras, and modules. While we previously depended upon non-degeneracy assumptions, ... More
Velocity Polytopes of Periodic Graphs and a No-Go Theorem for Digital PhysicsSep 09 2011Jun 17 2013A periodic graph in dimension $d$ is a directed graph with a free action of $\Z^d$ with only finitely many orbits. It can conveniently be represented in terms of an associated finite graph with weights in $\Z^d$, corresponding to a $\Z^d$-bundle with ... More
Piecewise Weierstrass preparation and division for o-minimal holomorphic functionsJun 08 2016Oct 12 2016Given an o-minimal structure expanding the field of reals, we show a piecewise Weierstrass preparation theorem and a piecewise Weierstrass division theorem for definable holomorphic functions. In the semialgebraic setting and for the structure of globally ... More
Oddness of residually reducible Galois representationsNov 28 2016We show that suitable congruences between polarized automorphic forms over a CM field always produce elements in the Selmer group for exactly the +/--Asai (aka tensor induction) representation that is critical in the sense of Deligne. For this we relate ... More
Enumerating submodules invariant under an endomorphismJun 01 2016We study zeta functions enumerating submodules invariant under a given endomorphism of a finitely generated module over the ring of ($S$-)integers of a number field. In particular, we compute explicit formulae involving Dedekind zeta functions and establish ... More
Equivariant spectral asymptotics for h-pseudodifferential operatorsNov 11 2013Dec 11 2014We prove equivariant spectral asymptotics for $ h$-pseudodifferential operators for compact orthogonal group actions generalizing results of El-Houakmi and Helffer (1991) and Cassanas (2006). Using recent results for certain oscillatory integrals with ... More
Nonabelian Gauge Symmetry in the Causal Epstein-Glaser ApproachNov 20 1995We present some generalizations of a recently proposed alternative approach to nonabelian gauge theories based on the causal Epstein-Glaser method in perturbative quantum field theory. Nonabelian gauge invariance is defined by a simple commutator relation ... More
Interpretation of charged Higgs effects in low energy flavour physicsApr 27 2011We discuss two-Higgs-doublet models in view of the present flavour data, in particular present indirect bounds and different techniques of flavour protection
Gluino-Mediated Rare B DecaysNov 10 1999We discuss the gluino-induced contribution to rare B decays in supersymmetric frameworks with generic sources of flavour change.
Retarded Functions in Noncommutative TheoriesDec 28 2004Apr 07 2005The perturbative approach to quantum field theory using retarded functions is extended to noncommutative theories. Unitarity as well as quantized equations of motion are studied and seen to cause problems in the case of space-time noncommutativity. A ... More
Violation of Remaining Lorentz Symmetry in the Approach of Time-Ordered Perturbation Theory to Space-Time NoncommutativityNov 12 2004Jan 20 2005We study remaining Lorentz symmetry, i.e. Lorentz transformations which leave the noncommutativity parameter $\theta^{\mu\nu}$ invariant, within the approach of time-ordered perturbation theory (TOPT) to space-time noncommutative theories. Their violation ... More
Interacting electrons in a magnetic field: mapping quantum mechanics to a classical ersatz-systemJul 09 2012Solving the quantum-mechanical many-body problem requires scalable computational approaches, which are rooted in a good understanding of the physics of correlated electronic systems. Interacting electrons in a magnetic field display a huge variety of ... More
Landau level broadening without disorder, non-integer plateaus without interactions - an alternative model of the quantum Hall effectJan 26 2006Jan 31 2006I review some aspects of an alternative model of the quantum Hall effect, which is not based on the presence of disorder potentials. Instead, a quantization of the electronic drift current in the presence of crossed electric and magnetic fields is employed ... More
Time-dependent approach to transport and scattering in atomic and mesoscopic physicsNov 14 2010Transport and scattering phenomena in open quantum-systems with a continuous energy spectrum are conveniently solved using the time-dependent Schrodinger equation. In the time-dependent picture, the evolution of an initially localized wave-packet reveals ... More
The creation of strange non-chaotic attractors in non-smooth saddle-node bifurcationsFeb 06 2006Aug 20 2007We propose a general mechanism by which strange non-chaotic attractors (SNA) are created during the collision of invariant curves in quasiperiodically forced systems. This mechanism is first discussed on an heuristic level and by means of simulations. ... More
Classification of skew multiplicity free modulesApr 01 2010Nov 30 2011Let $G$ be a connected reductive group defined over $\CC$ with a finite dimensional representation $V$. The action of $G$ is said to be skew multiplicity-free (SMF) if the exterior algebra $\bigwedge V$ contains no irreducible representation of $G$ with ... More
A Principled Approach to Grammars for Controlled Natural Languages and Predictive EditorsNov 15 2012Controlled natural languages (CNL) with a direct mapping to formal logic have been proposed to improve the usability of knowledge representation systems, query interfaces, and formal specifications. Predictive editors are a popular approach to solve the ... More
Codeco: A Grammar Notation for Controlled Natural Language in Predictive EditorsMar 29 2011Existing grammar frameworks do not work out particularly well for controlled natural languages (CNL), especially if they are to be used in predictive editors. I introduce in this paper a new grammar notation, called Codeco, which is designed specifically ... More
Picard groups in $p$-adic Fourier theoryMar 27 2009Jun 25 2013Let $L$ be a proper finite extension of the field of $p$-adic numbers and let $o\subset L$ be its integers, viewed as an abelian locally $L$-analytic group. Let $\hat{o}$ be the rigid analytic group variety parametrizing the locally analytic characters ... More
Auslander Regularity of p-adic Distribution AlgebrasMar 15 2007Oct 01 2012Given a compact p-adic Lie group we show that its distribution algebra is Frechet-Stein with Auslander regular Banach algebras. As an application, we show that nonzero coadmissible modules coming from smooth or, more general, U(g)-finite representations ... More
Arc numbers from Gauss diagramsNov 01 2010We characterize planar diagrams which may be divided into n arc embeddings in terms of their chord diagrams, generalizing a result of Taniyama for the case n = 2. Two algorithms are provided, one which finds a minimal arc embedding (in quadradic time ... More
On the Bloch-Kato conjecture for the Asai L-functionJul 02 2015Nov 28 2016Following Ribet's seminal 1976 paper there have been many results employing congruences between stable cuspforms and lifted forms to construct non-split extensions of Galois representations. We show how this strategy can be extended to construct elements ... More
KO-theory of complex flag varieties of ordinary typeFeb 02 2019We compute the topological Witt groups of every complex flag manifold of ordinary type, and thus the interesting (i.e. torsion) part of the KO-groups of these manifolds. Equivalently, we compute Balmer's Witt groups of each flag variety of ordinary type ... More
Logarithms, constructible functions and integration on non-archimedean models of the theory of the real field with restricted analytic functions with value group of finite archimedean rankMar 01 2018Mar 13 2018Given a model of the theory of the real field with restricted analytic functions such that its value group has finite archimedean rank we show how one can extend the restricted logarithm to a global logarithm with values in the polynomial ring over the ... More
A generalization of Strassen's Positivstellensatz and its application to large deviation theoryOct 19 2018Jan 04 2019Strassen's Positivstellensatz is a powerful but little known theorem on preordered commutative semirings satisfying a boundedness condition similar to Archimedeanicity. It characterizes the relaxed preorder induced by all monotone homomorphisms to $\mathbb{R}_+$ ... More
Energy identity for approximations of harmonic maps from surfacesMay 31 2007Sep 11 2008We prove the energy identity for min-max sequences of the Sacks-Uhlenbeck and the biharmonic approximation of harmonic maps from surfaces into general target manifolds. The proof relies on Hopf-differential type estimates for the two approximations and ... More
A unified construction of semiring-homomorphic graph invariantsJan 04 2019Jan 22 2019It has recently been observed by Zuiddam that finite graphs form a preordered commutative semiring under the graph homomorphism preorder together with join and disjunctive product as addition and multiplication, respectively. This led to a new characterization ... More
Counterflow in EvacuationsOct 07 2011It is shown in this work that the average individual egress time and other performance indicators for egress of people from a building can be improved under certain circumstances if counterflow occurs. The circumstances include widely varying walking ... More
Quantum analogues of Hardy's nonlocality paradoxJun 12 2010Apr 04 2011Hardy's nonlocality is a "nonlocality proof without inequalities": it exemplifies that quantum correlations can be qualitatively stronger than classical correlations. This paper introduces variants of Hardy's nonlocality in the CHSH scenario which are ... More
Quantum correlations in the temporal CHSH scenarioMay 19 2010Mar 26 2014We consider a temporal version of the CHSH scenario using projective measurements on a single quantum system. It is known that quantum correlations in this scenario are fundamentally more general than correlations obtainable with the assumptions of macroscopic ... More
On the existence of quantum representations for two dichotomic measurementsAug 18 2009Feb 16 2010Under which conditions do outcome probabilities of measurements possess a quantum-mechanical model? This kind of problem is solved here for the case of two dichotomic von Neumann measurements which can be applied repeatedly to a quantum system with trivial ... More
On infinite-dimensional state spacesFeb 16 2012Apr 26 2013It is well-known that the canonical commutation relation $[x,p]=i$ can be realized only on an infinite-dimensional Hilbert space. While any finite set of experimental data can also be explained in terms of a finite-dimensional Hilbert space by approximating ... More
Transition probabilities and measurement statistics of postselected ensemblesMar 23 2010Jul 20 2010It is well-known that a quantum measurement can enhance the transition probability between two quantum states. Such a measurement operates after preparation of the initial state and before postselecting for the final state. Here we analyze this kind of ... More
Multiplicity-free super vector spacesAug 29 2011Nov 30 2011Let $V$ be a complex finite dimensional super vector space with an action of a connected semisimple group $G$. We classify those pairs $(G,V)$ for which all homogeneous components of the super symmetric algebra of $V$ decompose multiplicity-free.
Invariants of generic immersions and Bernoulli numbersApr 08 1999First order invariants of generic immersions of manifolds of dimension nm-1 into manifolds of dimension n(m+1)-1, m,n>1 are constructed using the geometry of self-intersections. The range of one of these invariants is related to Bernoulli numbers. As ... More
Morse flow trees and Legendrian contact homology in 1-jet spacesSep 16 2005Let $L\subset J^1(M)$ be a Legendrian submanifold of the 1-jet space of a Riemannian $n$-manifold $M$. A correspondence is established between rigid flow trees in $M$ determined by $L$ and boundary punctured rigid pseudo-holomorphic disks in $T^\ast M$, ... More
Extra dimension-inspired models: Z', W', dijet resonances, black hole searchesDec 08 2015Dec 11 2015I give a summary of BSM searches performed by the ATLAS and CMS experiments with an focus on heavy gauge bosons, extra dimensions and quantum black holes. The presented results use data collected during 2012 when the LHC operated at an center of mass ... More
Polyhedral duality in Bell scenarios with two binary observablesFeb 01 2012Jun 18 2012For the Bell scenario with two parties and two binary observables per party, it is known that the no-signaling polytope is the polyhedral dual (polar) of the Bell polytope. Computational evidence suggests that this duality also holds for three parties. ... More
Regularizing Feynman path integrals using the generalized Kontsevich-Vishik traceMar 09 2017A fully regulated definition of Feynman's path integral is presented here. The proposed re-formulation of the path integral coincides with the familiar formulation whenever the path integral is well-defined. In particular, it is consistent with respect ... More
Knot contact homology and open Gromov-Witten theoryNov 16 2017Knot contact homology studies symplectic and contact geometric properties of conormals of knots in 3-manifolds using holomorphic curve techniques. It has connections to both mathematical and physical theories. On the mathematical side, we review the theory, ... More
Stable flatness of nonarchimedean hyperenveloping algebrasJul 17 2008Dec 14 2012Let L be a p-adic local field and g a finite dimensional Lie algebra over L. We show that its hyperenveloping algebra F(g) is a stably flat completion of its universal enveloping algebra. As a consequence the relative cohomology for the locally convex ... More
Topological representation zeta functions of unipotent groupsMar 06 2015Inspired by work surrounding Igusa's local zeta function, we introduce topological representation zeta functions of unipotent algebraic groups over number fields. These group-theoretic invariants capture common features of established $p$-adic representation ... More
Exchangeable pairs, switchings, and random regular graphsDec 04 2011Feb 17 2015We consider the distribution of cycle counts in a random regular graph, which is closely linked to the graph's spectral properties. We broaden the asymptotic regime in which the cycle counts are known to be approximately Poisson, and we give an explicit ... More
Eigenvalue fluctuations for random regular graphsJun 26 2014One of the major themes of random matrix theory is that many asymptotic properties of traditionally studied distributions of random matrices are universal. We probe the edges of universality by studying the spectral properties of random regular graphs. ... More
Hecke operators on period functions for $Γ_0(n)$Aug 23 2004May 23 2005Matrix representations of Hecke operators on classical holomorphical cusp forms and the corresponding period polynomials are well known. In this article we derive representations of Hecke operators for vector valued period functions for the congruence ... More
Hecke operators on period functions for the full modular groupJul 06 2004Feb 11 2005Matrix representations of Hecke operators on classical holomorphical cusp forms and corresponding period polynomials are well known. In this article we define Hecke operators on period functions and show that they correspond to the Hecke operators on ... More
A Characterization of Effective Resistance MetricsOct 04 2017Jun 11 2018We produce a characterization of finite metric spaces which are given by the effective resistance of a graph. This characterization is applied to the more general context of resistance metrics defined by Kigami. A countably infinite resistance metric ... More
A Riemann-Hilbert correspondence for Cartier crystalsDec 01 2018For a variety $X$ separated over a perfect field of characteristic $p>0$ which admits an embedding into a smooth variety, we establish an anti-equivalence between the bounded derived categories of Cartier crystals on $X$ and constructible $\mathbb Z/p ... More
Quantized Equations of Motion and Currents in Noncommutative TheoriesJan 20 2005We study quantized equations of motion and currents, that means equations on the level of Green's functions, in three different approaches to noncommutative quantum field theories. At first, the case of only spatial noncommutativity is investigated in ... More
Arithmetic Problems in Cubic and Quartic Function FieldsJul 08 2010One of the main themes in this thesis is the description of the signature of both the infinite place and the finite places in cubic function fields of any characteristic and quartic function fields of characteristic at least 5. For these purposes, we ... More
Nonlocality with less ComplementarityJun 20 2011Feb 01 2012In quantum mechanics, nonlocality (a violation of a Bell inequality) is intimately linked to complementarity, by which we mean that consistently assigning values to different observables at the same time is not possible. Nonlocality can only occur when ... More
Beyond Bell's Theorem: Correlation ScenariosJun 22 2012Sep 02 2012Bell's Theorem witnesses that the predictions of quantum theory cannot be reproduced by theories of local hidden variables in which observers can choose their measurements independently of the source. Working out an idea of Branciard, Rosset, Gisin and ... More
Instrument Control at the FRM-II using TACO and NICOSOct 20 2002Oct 22 2002At the new neutron source FRM--II in Garching, Germany, the TACO control system, originally developed at the ESRF in Grenoble, France is used for instrument control purposes. TACO provides an object oriented, distributed control system including a clearly ... More