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Robust Federated Training via Collaborative Machine Teaching using Trusted InstancesMay 08 2019Federated learning performs distributed model training using local data hosted by agents. It shares only model parameter updates for iterative aggregation at the server. Although it is privacy-preserving by design, federated learning is vulnerable to ... More

Coarse Grained Exponential Variational AutoencodersFeb 25 2017Variational autoencoders (VAE) often use Gaussian or category distribution to model the inference process. This puts a limit on variational learning because this simplified assumption does not match the true posterior distribution, which is usually much ... More

Harmonics of Solar Radio Spikes at Metric WavelengthsFeb 10 2018This paper presents the latest observations from the newly-built solar radio spectrograph at the \emph{Chashan Solar Observatory}. On July 18 2016, the spectrograph records a solar spike burst event, which has several episodes showing harmonic structures, ... More

Scaling Analysis of Affinity PropagationOct 09 2009We analyze and exploit some scaling properties of the Affinity Propagation (AP) clustering algorithm proposed by Frey and Dueck (2007). First we observe that a divide and conquer strategy, used on a large data set hierarchically reduces the complexity ... More

Multi-View Multiple ClusteringMay 13 2019Multiple clustering aims at exploring alternative clusterings to organize the data into meaningful groups from different perspectives. Existing multiple clustering algorithms are designed for single-view data. We assume that the individuality and commonality ... More

Weakly-paired Cross-Modal HashingMay 29 2019Hashing has been widely adopted for large-scale data retrieval in many domains, due to its low storage cost and high retrieval speed. Existing cross-modal hashing methods optimistically assume that the correspondence between training samples across modalities ... More

Risk Convergence of Centered Kernel Ridge Regression with Large Dimensional DataApr 19 2019This paper carries out a large dimensional analysis of a variation of kernel ridge regression that we call \emph{centered kernel ridge regression} (CKRR), also known in the literature as kernel ridge regression with offset. This modified technique is ... More

Utilizing Dynamic Properties of Sharing Bits and Registers to Estimate User Cardinalities over TimeNov 22 2018Nov 26 2018Online monitoring user cardinalities (or degrees) in graph streams is fundamental for many applications. For example in a bipartite graph representing user-website visiting activities, user cardinalities (the number of distinct visited websites) are monitored ... More

ActiveHNE: Active Heterogeneous Network EmbeddingMay 14 2019Heterogeneous network embedding (HNE) is a challenging task due to the diverse node types and/or diverse relationships between nodes. Existing HNE methods are typically unsupervised. To maximize the profit of utilizing the rare and valuable supervised ... More

Tracking Influential Nodes in Time-Decaying Dynamic Interaction NetworksOct 18 2018Oct 22 2018Identifying influential nodes that can jointly trigger the maximum influence spread in networks is a fundamental problem in many applications such as viral marketing, online advertising, and disease control. Most existing studies assume that social influence ... More

GESF: A Universal Discriminative Mapping Mechanism for Graph Representation LearningMay 28 2018Jun 05 2018Graph embedding is a central problem in social network analysis and many other applications, aiming to learn the vector representation for each node. While most existing approaches need to specify the neighborhood and the dependence form to the neighborhood, ... More

ActiveHNE: Active Heterogeneous Network EmbeddingMay 14 2019May 15 2019Heterogeneous network embedding (HNE) is a challenging task due to the diverse node types and/or diverse relationships between nodes. Existing HNE methods are typically unsupervised. To maximize the profit of utilizing the rare and valuable supervised ... More

Analysis and Modeling of Social Influence in High Performance Computing WorkloadsOct 15 2016Social influence among users (e.g., collaboration on a project) creates bursty behavior in the underlying high performance computing (HPC) workloads. Using representative HPC and cluster workload logs, this paper identifies, analyzes, and quantifies the ... More

Submodular Optimization Over Streams with Inhomogeneous DecaysNov 14 2018Cardinality constrained submodular function maximization, which aims to select a subset of size at most $k$ to maximize a monotone submodular utility function, is the key in many data mining and machine learning applications such as data summarization ... More

EUV and Magnetic Activities Associated with Type-I Solar Radio BurstsMay 04 2017Type-I bursts (i.e. noise storms) are the earliest-known type of solar radio emission at the metre wavelength. They are believed to be excited by non-thermal energetic electrons accelerated in the corona. The underlying dynamic process and exact emission ... More

A Fast Sampling Method of Exploring Graphlet Degrees of Large Directed and Undirected GraphsApr 29 2016Exploring small connected and induced subgraph patterns (CIS patterns, or graphlets) has recently attracted considerable attention. Despite recent efforts on computing the number of instances a specific graphlet appears in a large graph (i.e., the total ... More

New bounds and constructions for constant weighted $X$-codesMar 15 2019As a crucial technique for integrated circuits (IC) test response compaction, $X$-compact employs a special kind of codes called $X$-codes for reliable compressions of the test response in the presence of unknown logic values ($X$s). From a combinatorial ... More

New Bounds on the Field Size for Maximally Recoverable Codes Instantiating Grid-like TopologiesJan 21 2019In recent years, the rapidly increasing amounts of data created and processed through the internet resulted in distributed storage systems employing erasure coding based schemes. Aiming to balance the tradeoff between data recovery for correlated failures ... More

New bounds and constructions for constant weighted $X$-codesMar 15 2019Apr 25 2019As a crucial technique for integrated circuits (IC) test response compaction, $X$-compact employs a special kind of codes called $X$-codes for reliable compressions of the test response in the presence of unknown logic values ($X$s). From a combinatorial ... More

Multi-part cross-intersecting familiesSep 24 2018Let $\mathcal{A}\subseteq{[n]\choose a}$ and $\mathcal{B}\subseteq{[n]\choose b}$ be two families of subsets of $[n]$, we say $\mathcal{A}$ and $\mathcal{B}$ are cross-intersecting if $A\cap B\neq \emptyset$ for all $A\in\mathcal{A}$, $B\in\mathcal{B}$. ... More

New Bounds on the Field Size for Maximally Recoverable Codes Instantiating Grid-like TopologiesJan 21 2019Feb 19 2019In recent years, the rapidly increasing amounts of data created and processed through the internet resulted in distributed storage systems employing erasure coding based schemes. Aiming to balance the tradeoff between data recovery for correlated failures ... More

On the spectral hardening at ~> 300 keV in solar flaresMar 24 2013It has been noted for a long time that the spectra of observed continuum emissions in many solar flares are consistent with double power laws with a hardening at energies $\sim > $ 300 keV. It is now largely believed that at least in electron-dominated ... More

Effect of the Temperature of Background Plasma and the Energy of Energetic Electrons on Z-Mode ExcitationJun 04 2019It has been suggested that the Z-mode instability driven by energetic electrons with a loss-cone type velocity distribution is one candidate process behind the continuum and zebra pattern of solar type-IV radio bursts. Both the temperature of background ... More

Gyrosynchrotron emission generated by nonthermal electrons with energy spectra of a broken power lawNov 27 2018Latest observational reports of solar flares reveal some uncommon features of microwave spectra, such as unusually hard (or even positive) spectra, and/or a super-high peak frequency. For a better understanding of these features, we conduct a parameter ... More

The acceleration of high-energy protons at coronal shocks: the effect of large-scale streamer-like magnetic field structuresOct 31 2017Recent observations have shown that coronal shocks driven by coronal mass ejections can develop and accelerate particles within several solar radii in large solar energetic particle (SEP) events. Motivated by this, we present an SEP acceleration study ... More

A solar type II radio burst from CME-coronal ray interaction: simultaneous radio and EUV imagingApr 11 2014Simultaneous radio and extreme ultraviolet (EUV)/white-light imaging data are examined for a solar type II radio burst occurring on 2010 March 18 to deduce its source location. Using a bow-shock model, we reconstruct the 3-dimensional EUV wave front (presumably ... More

The Dynamical Behavior of Reconnection-driven Termination Shocks in Solar Flares: Magnetohydrodynamic SimulationsDec 04 2018In eruptive solar flares, termination shocks (TSs), formed when high-speed reconnection outflows collide with closed dense flaring loops, are believed to be one of the possible candidates for plasma heating and particle acceleration. In this work, we ... More

An observational revisit of band-split solar type-II radio burstsSep 13 2015Band split of solar type II radio bursts, discovered several decades ago, is a fascinating phenomenon with the type-II lanes exhibiting two almost-parallel sub-bands with similar morphology. The underlying split mechanism remains elusive. One popular ... More

Two-mode Dicke model from non-degenerate polarization modesFeb 26 2019We realize a non-degenerate two-mode Dicke model with competing interactions in a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) coupled to two orthogonal polarization modes of a single optical cavity. The BEC is coupled to the cavity modes via the scalar and vectorial ... More

Possible role of coronal streamer as magnetically-closed structure in shock-induced energetic electrons and metric type II radio burstsOct 29 2014Two solar type II radio bursts, separated by ~24 hours in time, are examined together. Both events are associated with coronal mass ejections (CMEs) erupting from the same active region (NOAA 11176) beneath a well-observed helmet streamer. We find that ... More

Electron Acceleration at a Coronal Shock Propagating Through a Large-scale Streamer-like Magnetic FieldFeb 26 2016With a test-particle simulation, we investigate the effect of large-scale coronal magnetic fields on electron acceleration at an outward-propagating coronal shock with a circular front. The coronal field is approximated by an analytical solution with ... More

An Eruptive Hot-Channel Structure Observed at Metric Wavelength as a Moving Type-IV Solar Radio BurstSep 21 2016Hot channel (HC) structure, observed in the high-temperature passbands of the AIA/SDO, is regarded as one candidate of coronal flux rope which is an essential element of solar eruptions. Here we present the first radio imaging study of an HC structure ... More

Observation of a Metric Type N Solar Radio BurstJul 30 2016Type III and type-III-like radio bursts are produced by energetic electron beams guided along coronal magnetic fields. As a variant of type III bursts, Type N bursts appear as the letter "N" in the radio dynamic spectrum and reveal a magnetic mirror effect ... More

GHZ transform (I): Bell transform and quantum teleportationJan 27 2014Jul 14 2016It is well-known that maximally entangled states such as the Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger (GHZ) states, with the Bell states as the simplest examples, are widely exploited in quantum information and computation. We study the application of such maximally ... More

SVM and ELM: Who Wins? Object Recognition with Deep Convolutional Features from ImageNetJun 08 2015Deep learning with a convolutional neural network (CNN) has been proved to be very effective in feature extraction and representation of images. For image classification problems, this work aim at finding which classifier is more competitive based on ... More

Approaching the Cramer-Rao Bound in Weak Lensing with PDF SymmetrizationJun 30 2016Weak lensing statistics is typically measured as weighted sum of shear estimators or their products (shear-shear correlation). The weighting schemes are designed in the hope of minimizing the statistical error without introducing systematic errors. It ... More

A novel integral equation for scattering by locally rough surfaces and application to the inverse problemFeb 01 2013This paper is concerned with the direct and inverse acoustic or electromagnetic scattering problems by a locally perturbed, perfectly reflecting, infinite plane (which is called a locally rough surface in this paper). We propose a novel integral equation ... More

Pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls, Part I: The case of convex control constraintSep 09 2014This paper is the first part of our series work to establish pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls. In this part, both drift and diffusion terms may contain the control variable but the control region is assumed to ... More

Symmetry analysis for time-fractional convection-diffusion equationDec 04 2015Dec 08 2015The time-fractional convection-diffusion equation is performed by Lie symmetry analysis method which involves the Riemann-Liouville time-fractional derivative of the order $\alpha\in(0,2)$. In eight cases, the symmetries are obtained and similarity reductions ... More

The Discovery of Mutated Driver Pathways in Cancer: Models and AlgorithmsApr 05 2016The pathogenesis of cancer in human is still poorly understood. With the rapid development of high-throughput sequencing technologies, huge volumes of cancer genomics data have been generated. Deciphering those data poses great opportunities and challenges ... More

Recovering scattering obstacles by multi-frequency phaseless far-field dataOct 19 2016It is well known that the modulus of the far-field pattern (or phaseless far-field pattern) is invariant under translations of the scattering obstacle if only one plane wave is used as the incident field, so the shape but not the location of the obstacle ... More

The continuity method on Fano bundlesDec 05 2016We prove that the continuity method on a Fano bundle starting from a suitable K\"ahler metric converges to a K\"ahler metric on the base in Gromov-Hausdorff topology.

On Hom-Lie antialgebraJan 10 2019In this paper, we introduced the notion of Hom-Lie antialgebras.The representations and cohomology theory of Hom-Lie antialgebras are investigated. We prove that the equivalent classes of abelian extensions of Hom-Lie antialgeras are in one-to-one correspondence ... More

Gravitational clustering of cosmic relic neutrinos in the Milky WayDec 04 2017May 09 2018The standard model of cosmology predicts the existence of cosmic neutrino background in the present Universe. To detect cosmic relic neutrinos in the vicinity of the Earth, it is necessary to evaluate the gravitational clustering effects on relic neutrinos ... More

A potential scenario for the Majorana neutrino detection at future lepton collidersMay 24 2018Oct 21 2018The existence of Majorana neutrinos must lead to lepton-number violating processes, and the Majorana nature of neutrinos can only be experimentally verified via lepton-number violating processes. We propose a new approach to search for Majorana neutrinos ... More

Confinement-induced Resonances in Quasi-one-dimensional Traps with Transverse AnisotropyDec 23 2010We study atom-atom scattering in quasi-one-dimensional geometries with transverse anisotropy. By assuming an s-wave pseudo-potential of contact interaction, we show that the system would exhibit a single confinement-induced resonance, where the scattering ... More

A New Exact Worst-Case Linear Convergence Rate of the Proximal Gradient MethodFeb 25 2019Mar 12 2019In this note, we establish a new exact worst-case linear convergence rate of the proximal gradient method in terms of the proximal gradient norm, which complements the recent results in [1] and implies a refined descent lemma.descent lemma. Based on the ... More

EmbedJoin: Efficient Edit Similarity Joins via EmbeddingsFeb 01 2017Oct 06 2017We study the problem of edit similarity joins, where given a set of strings and a threshold value $K$, we want to output all pairs of strings whose edit distances are at most $K$. Edit similarity join is a fundamental problem in data cleaning/integration, ... More

Confinement-Induced Resonance with Weak Background InteractionJul 17 2019We studied the scattering problem of two atoms with unequal mass, where one atom (atom $\alpha$) is trapped in a quasi-one-dimensional (quasi-1D) tube and the other one (atom $\beta$) is localized by a 3D harmonic trap. We show that in such a system if ... More

Subalgebras and finitistic dimensions of Artin algebrasJul 21 2011Let $A$ be an Artin algebra. We investigate subalgebras of $A$ with certain conditions and obtain some classes of algebras whose finitistic dimensions are finite.

Domain Adaptation Extreme Learning Machines for Drift Compensation in E-nose SystemsMay 24 2015This paper addresses an important issue, known as sensor drift that behaves a nonlinear dynamic property in electronic nose (E-nose), from the viewpoint of machine learning. Traditional methods for drift compensation are laborious and costly due to the ... More

Gamma-Ray Burst Prompt Emission Light Curves and Power Density Spectra in the ICMART ModelDec 30 2013Feb 27 2014In this paper, we simulate the prompt emission light curves of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) within the framework of the Internal-Collision-induced MAgnetic Reconnection and Turbulence (ICMART) model. This model applies to GRBs with a moderately-high magnetization ... More

Quantum optomechanical straight-twin engineOct 06 2016We propose a scheme to realize a quantum polariton heat engine in a hybrid microwave-opto-mechanical system. The engine transfers the heat obtained from the effective temperature difference between the microwave and optical cavity fields to the work extracted ... More

Imaging of locally rough surfaces from intensity-only far-field or near-field dataOct 19 2016This paper is concerned with a nonlinear imaging problem, which aims to reconstruct a locally perturbed, perfectly reflecting, infinite plane from intensity-only (or phaseless) far-field or near-field data. A recursive Newton iteration algorithm in frequencies ... More

Quantum teleportation and Birman-Murakami-Wenzl algebraJul 06 2016In this paper, we investigate the relationship of quantum teleportation in quantum information science and the Birman-Murakami-Wenzl (BMW) algebra in low-dimensional topology. For simplicity, we focus on the two spin-1/2 representation of the BMW algebra, ... More

Large-Scale Pedestrian Retrieval CompetitionMar 06 2019The Large-Scale Pedestrian Retrieval Competition (LSPRC) mainly focuses on person retrieval which is an important end application in intelligent vision system of surveillance. Person retrieval aims at searching the interested target with specific visual ... More

A note on the Hitchin-Thorpe inequality and Ricci flow on 4-manifoldsMar 14 2009Mar 06 2011In this short paper, we prove a Hitchin-Thorpe type inequality for closed 4-manifolds with non-positive Yamabe invariant, and admitting long time solutions of the normalized Ricci flow equation with bounded scalar curvature.

Slow Feature Analysis for Human Action RecognitionJul 15 2019Slow Feature Analysis (SFA) extracts slowly varying features from a quickly varying input signal. It has been successfully applied to modeling the visual receptive fields of the cortical neurons. Sufficient experimental results in neuroscience suggest ... More

Vapor Compression Cycle Control for Automotive Air Conditioning Systems with a Linear Parameter Varying ApproachJan 13 2017Nov 29 2018This paper investigates an output tracking problem for the vapor compression cycle in automotive Air Conditioning (A/C) systems using Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) techniques. Stemming from a recently developed first-principle A/C model, Jacobian linearization ... More

Control of Spin-Exchange Interaction between Alkali-Earth Atoms via Confinement-Induced Resonances in a Quasi 1+0 Dimensional SystemApr 10 2018Aug 22 2018A nuclear-spin exchange interaction exists between two ultracold fermionic alkali-earth (like) atoms in the electronic $^{1}{\rm S}_{0}$ state ($g$-state) and $^{3}{\rm P}_{0}$ state ($e$-state), and is an essential ingredient for the quantum simulation ... More

Quantum coin flipping secure against channel noisesMay 27 2015So far, most of existed single-shot quantum coin flipping(QCF) protocols failed in a noisy quantum channel. Here, we present a nested-structured framework that makes it possible to achieve partially noise-tolerant QCF, due to that there is a trade-off ... More

Pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls, Part II: The general caseSep 26 2015Oct 19 2015This paper is the second part of our series of work to establish pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls. In this part, we consider the general cases, i.e., the control region is allowed to be nonconvex, and the control ... More

Cusp-shaped structure of a jet observed by IRIS and SDONov 15 2016On 29 August 2014, the trigger and evolution of a cusp-shaped jet were captured in detail at 1330 {\AA} by the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph.At first, two neighboring mini-prominences arose in turn from low solar atmosphere and collided with a ... More

Pixel-wise Regression: 3D Hand Pose Estimation via Spatial-form Representation and Differentiable DecoderMay 06 20193D Hand pose estimation from a single depth image is an essential topic in computer vision and human-computer interaction. Although the rising of deep learning method boosts the accuracy a lot, the problem is still hard to solve due to the complex structure ... More

Crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebrasMar 21 2019In this paper, we introduced the concept of crossed module for Hom-Lie antialgebras. It is proved that the category of crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebras and the category of $Cat^1$-Hom-Lie antialgebras are equivalent to each other. The relationship ... More

Repeating FRB 121102 : Eight-year Fermi-LAT Upper Limits and ImplicationsMay 11 2017May 29 2017The repeating fast radio burst (FRB) source that produced FRB 121102 was recently localized in a star forming galaxy at $z=0.193$, which is associated with an extended radio source at the burst location. One possibility is that the repeating FRBs are ... More

Minimality of a Kind of Pseudo-Umbilical Totally Real Submanifolds in Non-Flat Complex Space FormsDec 27 2015In this paper, by studying the position of umbilical normal vectors in the normal bundle, we prove that pseudo-umbilical totally real submanifolds with flat normal connection in non-flat complex space forms must be minimal.

An accelerated proximal iterative hard thresholding method for $\ell_0$ minimizationSep 06 2017Jan 02 2018In this paper, we consider a non-convex problem which is the sum of $\ell_0$-norm and a convex smooth function under box constraint. We propose one proximal iterative hard thresholding type method with extrapolation step used for acceleration and establish ... More

Double Bicrosssum of Braided Lie algebrasJan 08 2007Jan 12 2007The condition for double bicrosssum to be a braided Lie bialgebra is given. The result generalizes quantum double, bicrosssum, bicrosscosum, bisum. The quantum double of braided Lie bialgebras is constructed. The relation between double crosssum of Lie ... More

Sequential Sampling for CGMY Processes via Decomposition of their Time ChangesAug 01 2017Aug 22 2018We present a new and easy-to-implement sequential sampling method for CGMY processes with either finite or infinite variation, exploiting the time change representation of the CGMY model and a decomposition of its time change. We find that the time change ... More

Crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebrasMar 21 2019Apr 03 2019In this paper, we introduced the concept of crossed module for Hom-Lie antialgebras. It is proved that the category of crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebras and the category of $Cat^1$-Hom-Lie antialgebras are equivalent to each other. The relationship ... More

Fast imaging of scattering obstacles from phaseless far-field measurements at a fixed frequencyMay 23 2018This paper is concerned with the inverse obstacle scattering problem with phaseless far-field data at a fixed frequency. The main difficulty of this problem is the so-called translation invariance property of the modulus of the far-field pattern or the ... More

Renormalized solutions for the fractional p(x)-Laplacian equation with L^1 dataAug 15 2017In this paper, we prove the existence and uniqueness of nonnegative renormalized solutions for the fractional p(x)-Laplacian problem with L1 data. Our results are new even in the constant exponent fractional p-Laplacian equation case.

Global well-posedness of 3-D inhomogeneous Navier-Stokes equations with ill-prepared initial dataSep 05 2014In this paper, we investigate the global well-posedness of 3-D incompressible inhomogeneous Navier-Stokes equations with ill-prepared large initial data which are slowly varying in one space variable, that is, initial data of the form $\bigl(1+\e^{\be}a_0(x_{\rm ... More

Long time well-posdness of Prandtl system with small and analytic initial dataSep 05 2014In this paper, we investigate the long time existence and uniqueness of small solution to $d,$ for $d=2,3,$ dimensional Prandtl system with small initial data which is analytic in the horizontal variables. In particular, we prove that $d$ dimensional ... More

Trajectory Design for Cellular-Connected UAV Under Outage Duration ConstraintJan 14 2019Mar 14 2019In this paper, we study the trajectory design for a cellular-connected unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with given initial and final locations, while communicating with the ground base stations (GBSs) along its flight. We consider delay-limited communications ... More

MinJoin: Efficient Edit Similarity Joins via Local Hash MinimaOct 20 2018May 29 2019We study the problem of computing similarity joins under edit distance on a set of strings. Edit similarity joins is a fundamental problem in databases, data mining and bioinformatics. It finds important applications in data cleaning and integration, ... More

Computing Skylines on Distributed DataNov 01 2016In this paper we study skyline queries in the distributed computational model, where we have $s$ remote sites and a central coordinator (the query node); each site holds a piece of data, and the coordinator wants to compute the skyline of the union of ... More

Inequalities for Casorati curvatures of submanifolds in real space formsAug 21 2014Jun 15 2015By using T. Oprea's optimization methods on submanifolds, we give another proof of the inequalities relating the normalized $\delta-$Casorati curvature $\hat{\delta}_c(n-1)$ for submanifolds in real space forms. Also, inequalities relating the normalized ... More

A Newton method for simultaneous reconstruction of an interface and a buried obstacle from far-field dataNov 23 2012This paper is concerned with the inverse problem of scattering of time-harmonic acoustic waves from a penetrable and buried obstacles. By introducing a related transmission scattering problem, a Newton iteration method is proposed to simultaneously reconstruct ... More

Spatial-Spectral Boosting Analysis for Stroke Patients' Motor Imagery EEG in Rehabilitation TrainingOct 23 2013Current studies about motor imagery based rehabilitation training systems for stroke subjects lack an appropriate analytic method, which can achieve a considerable classification accuracy, at the same time detects gradual changes of imagery patterns during ... More

Some results on pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controlsMay 28 2014The purpose of this paper is to derive some pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls in the general case that the control variable enters into both the drift and the diffusion terms. When the control region is convex, ... More

Molecular dynamics studies on the NMR and X-ray structures of rabbit prion protein wild-type and mutantsApr 29 2013Aug 26 2013Prion diseases are invariably fatal and highly infectious neurodegenerative diseases that affect a wide variety of mammalian species such as sheep, goats, mice, humans, chimpanzees, hamsters, cattle, elks, deer, minks, cats, chicken, pigs, turtles, etc. ... More

Visual Understanding via Multi-Feature Shared Learning with Global ConsistencyMay 20 2015Sep 09 2015Image/video data is usually represented with multiple visual features. Fusion of multi-source information for establishing the attributes has been widely recognized. Multi-feature visual recognition has recently received much attention in multimedia applications. ... More

Evolutionary Cost-sensitive Extreme Learning MachineMay 17 2015Sep 22 2016Conventional extreme learning machines solve a Moore-Penrose generalized inverse of hidden layer activated matrix and analytically determine the output weights to achieve generalized performance, by assuming the same loss from different types of misclassification. ... More

Robust Visual Knowledge Transfer via EDAMay 17 2015Aug 09 2016We address the problem of visual knowledge adaptation by leveraging labeled patterns from source domain and a very limited number of labeled instances in target domain to learn a robust classifier for visual categorization. This paper proposes a new extreme ... More

An Improved Cooperative Repair Scheme for Reed-Solomon CodesJan 10 2019Dau et al. recently extend Guruswami and Wootters' scheme (STOC'2016) to cooperatively repair two or three erasures in Reed-Solomon (RS) codes. However, their scheme restricts to either the case that the characteristic of $F$ divides the extension degree ... More

Scalar MSCR Codes via the Product Matrix ConstructionOct 10 2018An $(n,k,d)$ cooperative regenerating code provides the optimal-bandwidth repair for any $t~(t\!>\!1)$ node failures in a cooperative way. In particular, an MSCR (minimum storage cooperative regenerating) code retains the same storage overhead as an $(n,k)$ ... More

Flux-approximation limits of solutions to the Brio system with two independent parametersJan 05 2019By the flux-approximation method, we study limits of Riemann solutions to the Brio system with two independent parameters. The Riemann problem of the perturbed system is solved analytically, and four kinds of solutions are obtained constructively. It ... More

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Cloud and Robotics (ICCR2016)Jun 10 2017The 3rd International conference on Cloud and Robotics (ICCR2016) was held November 23-23, 2016 in Saint Quentin (France). ICCR is the premier gathering of practitioners and researchers interested in how to bring the power of Cloud computing and Robotics ... More

Constructing entire functions with non-locally connected Julia set by quasiconformal surgeryJul 18 2017Jun 01 2018We give an alternative way to construct an entire function with quasiconformal surgery so that all its Fatou components are quasi-circles but the Julia set is non-locally connected.

Quantum Limited DPSK Receivers with Optical Mach-Zehnder Interferometer DemodulationOct 12 2004We present an analysis of quantum-limited DPSK receivers with optical Mach-Zehnder interferometer (MZI) demodulation. It is shown for the first time that the quantum limits for DPSK/MZI receivers with single-port and balanced detections exactly differ ... More

Photonic quadrupole topological phases in zero-dimensional cavity with synthetic dimensionsJun 07 2019Quadrupole topological insulator, which supports robust corner states, has been recently demonstrated in two-dimensional (2D) spatial lattices. Here, we design the first photonic quadrupole topological insulator in fully synthetic spaces with the utilization ... More

On Hom-Lie antialgebraJan 10 2019Apr 03 2019In this paper, we introduced the notion of Hom-Lie antialgebras.The representations and cohomology theory of Hom-Lie antialgebras are investigated. We prove that the equivalent classes of abelian extensions of Hom-Lie antialgeras are in one-to-one correspondence ... More

Analytically stable Higgs bundles on some non-Kähler manifoldsJul 13 2019In this paper, we study Higgs bundles on non-compact Hermitian manifolds. Under some assumptions for the underlying Hermitian manifolds which are not necessarily K\"ahler, we solve the Hermitian-Einstein equation on analytically stable Higgs bundles.

Effective Hamiltonians for quasi-one-dimensional Fermi gases with spin-orbit couplingAug 21 2013We derive one-dimensional effective Hamiltonians for spin-orbit coupled Fermi gases confined in quasi-one-dimensional trapping potentials. For energy regime around the two-body bound state energy, the effective Hamiltonian takes a two-channel form, where ... More

Disjunctive Logic Programs versus Normal Logic ProgramsApr 02 2013This paper focuses on the expressive power of disjunctive and normal logic programs under the stable model semantics over finite, infinite, or arbitrary structures. A translation from disjunctive logic programs into normal logic programs is proposed and ... More

Hierarchical Bayesian Models with Factorization for Content-Based RecommendationDec 28 2014Most existing content-based filtering approaches learn user profiles independently without capturing the similarity among users. Bayesian hierarchical models \cite{Zhang:Efficient} learn user profiles jointly and have the advantage of being able to borrow ... More

Expressiveness of Logic Programs under General Stable Model SemanticsDec 02 2014The stable model semantics had been recently generalized to non-Herbrand structures by several works, which provides a unified framework and solid logical foundations for answer set programming. This paper focuses on the expressiveness of normal and disjunctive ... More

An Ordinal Bargaining Solution with Fixed-Point PropertyJan 15 2014Shapleys impossibility result indicates that the two-person bargaining problem has no non-trivial ordinal solution with the traditional game-theoretic bargaining model. Although the result is no longer true for bargaining problems with more than two agents, ... More