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A report on an investigation of the change in the natural frequency of quartz crystal oscillators produced by high intensity, longwavelength xrays
(1949)During World War II it was discovered that the elastic constants and hence the natural frequencies of quartz crystal oscillator plates could be changed by radiation v/ith high intensity, longwavelength Xrays. This discovery ... 
A residual flexibility approach for decoupled analysis of nonlinear, nonclassically damped systems of combined components
(1995)A residual flexibility approach for the analysis of systems comprised of multiple components subjected to dynamic loading is presented. In it, the reactive forces at the junctions of the components are computed directly ... 
A Resistor Network Model for the Determination of Electrical and Thermal Properties of Nanocomposites
(20170419)Superior electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes have made them popular candidates for use as fillers in polymer nanocomposites. This thesis presents a numerical model developed to determine the ... 
A Resource Management Framework for Predictable Quality of Service in Web Servers
(20030707)This paper presents a resource management framework for providing predictable quality of service (QoS) in Web servers. The framework allows Web server and proxy operators to ensure a probabilistic minimal QoS level, expressed ... 
A ResourceAware Streamingbased Framework for Big Data Analysis
(20151202)The ever growing body of digital data is challenging conventional analytical techniques in machine learning, computer vision, and signal processing. Traditional analytical methods have been mainly developed based on the ... 
A response to Christian critique of psychology as a religion
(2001)Modern psychology and psychotherapy for some, has become a functional religion. Certain Christian scholars have employed deontological ethics of mutuality and obligation to critique the implicit ethical egoist perspective ... 
A restarted Lanczos process for computing a large percentage of the eigenvalues of a symmetric matrix
(1996)The Lanczos algorithm is a well known technique for approximating a few eigenvalues and corresponding eigenvectors of a largescale real symmetric matric arising in many scientific and engineering applications. In this ... 
A review of parameters and heuristics for guiding metabolic pathfinding
(20170915)Abstract Recent developments in metabolic engineering have led to the successful biosynthesis of valuable products, such as the precursor of the antimalarial compound, artemisinin, and opioid precursor, ... 
A review of, and a contribution to, the general theories of electromagnetic wave propagation in infinite gyromagnetic media
(1970)The analyses of Kales, Epstein and Gurevich are discussed and compared in detail. Although separate developments are available for the cutoff case, difficulties arise when trying to obtain this case from their solutions. ... 
A RHEOLOGICAL STUDY OF PLATELETFIBRIN INTERACTION
(1984)A rheological technique was employed to study the plateletfibrin interaction, measuring the clot rigidity (dynamic shear elastic moduli (G')) and the platelet generated contractile force. The roles of plasma fibronectin, ... 
A rhymed office for the feast of the visitation by John of Jenstein
(1995)Of several rhymed offices written for the Feast of the Visitation in the late fourteenth century, John of Jenstein's Office, Exurgens autem Maria, is possibly the first composed for the newly promulgated feast. Composed ... 
A Robust Choice of the Lagrange Multiplier in the SQP Newton Method
(199410)We study the choice of the Lagrange multipliers in the successive quadratic programming method (SQP) for equality constrained optimization. It is known that the augmented Lagrangian SQPNewton method depends on the penalty ... 
A robust choice of the Lagrange multipliers in the successive quadratic programming method
(1994)We study the choice of the Lagrange multipliers in the successive quadratic programming method (SQP) applied to the equality constrained optimization problem. It is known that the augmented Lagrangian SQPNewton method ... 
A Robust Choice of the Lagrange Multipliers in the Successive Quadratic Programming Method
(199309)We study the choice of the Lagrange multipliers in the successive quadratic programming method (SQP) applied to the equality constrained optimization problem. It is known that the augmented Lagrangian SQPNewton method ... 
A robust trust region algorithm for nonlinear programming
(1990)This paper develops and tests a trust region algorithm for the nonlinear equality constrained optimization problem. Our goal is to develop a robust algorithm that can handle lack of secondorder sufficiency away from the ... 
A Robust Trust Region Algorithm for Nonlinear Programming
(199004)This work develops and tests a trust region algorithm for the nonlinear equality constrained optimization problem. Our goal is to develop a robust algorithm that can handle lack of secondorder sufficiency away from the ... 
A Robust TrustRegion Algorithm with a NonMonotonic Penalty Parameter Scheme for Constrained Optimization
(199209)An algorithm for solving the problem of minimizing a nonlinear function subject to equality constraints is introduced. This algorithm is a trustregion algorithm. In computing the trial step, a projectedHessian technique ... 
A sample realization approach for optimization of code division multiple access systems
(1994)Efforts in performance analysis of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) systems have concentrated on obtaining asymptotic approximations and bounds for system error probabilities. As such, these cannot capture the sensitivities ... 
A SampleDriven Call Stack Profiler
(20040715)Call graph profiling reports measurements of resource utilization along with information about the calling context in which the resources were consumed. We present the design of a novel profiler that measures resource ... 
A Scalable Localityaware Adaptive Workstealing Scheduler for Multicore Task Parallelism
(2011)Recent trend has made it clear that the processor makers are committed to the multicore chip designs. The number of cores per chip is increasing, while there is little or no increase in the clock speed. This parallelism ... 
A scattered data approximation tool to map carbon nanotube dispersion to the processing parameters in polymer nanocomposites
(2009)The relationship of nanocomposite dispersion was studied with the variation of dispersion techniques and other processing parameters. Examining all permutations of the various factors in the laboratory is a challenging ... 
A school of architecture for a university in India
(1966)The architectural education of India is outdated. It fails to turn out architects who can cope with today's problems. The aim of this thesis is to examine the causes of the problems, the role of architects in the contemporary ... 
A search algorithm for sequential decoding systems
(1965)The introduction of the concept of sequential decoding by Wozencraft has opened up the possibility of more efficient decoding search procedures than those available with block codes. The purpose of this study is to improve ... 
A search for low mass companions and a new determination of effective temperatures for TTauri stars
(2007)I present an analysis of over 300 spectra of the photospheres of young stars in order to address three outstanding questions of current interest: (1) whether or not the youngest stars are accompanied by massive substellar ... 
A search for the lightest supersymmetric partner of the top quark at DO
(2010)We report the result of a search for the pair production of the light supersymmetric partner of the top quark (t˜1) in 5.4+/0.3 fb1 of data from the DO detector at a pp¯ centerofmass energy of 1.96 TeV at ... 
A search for unity in diversity: The "permanent Hegelian deposit" in the philosophy of John Dewey
(2001)This study demonstrates that Dewey did not reject Hegelianism during the 1890s, as scholars maintain, but developed a humanistic/historicist reading that was indebted to an American Hegelian tradition. Scholars have ... 
A Security Analysis of My.MP3.com and the Beamit Protocol
(20000308)My.MP3.com is a service that streams audio in the MP3 format to its users. In order to resolve copyright concerns, the service first requires that a user prove he or she owns the right to listen to a particular CD. The ... 
A seismic study of the shallow subbottom materials of the eastern Caribbean
(1957)Investigations were undertaken in the CaribbeanAntilles region in an attempt to describe the broad structural and compositional attributes associated with this striking geographic feature, The topographic feature of the ... 
A SELFCONSISTENT COMPUTER MODEL FOR THE SOLAR POWER SATELLITEPLASMA INTERACTION
(1981)Highpower solar arrays for satellite power systems are presently being planned with dimensions of kilometers, and with tens of kilovolts distributed over their surface. Such systems will face many plasma interaction ... 
A semantic study of discourse connectivity in Korean
(1993)The focus of this paper is on coordinate conjunction markers in Korean. Most studies of clause conjunctions in Korean have been very formal syntactic studies. Formal syntactic approaches, however, fail to identify the ... 
A semiautonomous mobile robot/teleoperator with applications as an aid for severely handicapped people
(1990)A framework for a practical, easytouse system which can allow severely handicapped people to control and interact with their home and work environments is presented. Software written for a personal computer allows the ... 
A semiclassical model of Rydberg atom collisions
(1991)A semiclassical model of Rydberg atom collisions with neutral molecules that result in electron attachment has been devised and implemented as a Monte Carlo computer program. Comparisons between model calculations and ... 
A sense of place architecture in the fiction of Toni Morrison
(1997)This thesis begins with a graphic exploration and analysis of Toni Morrison s fiction. It attempts to concretize the imagined spaces of the stories as well as map the unusual and idiosyncratic details of the architecture. ... 
A Sensitivity and Adjoint Calculus for Discontinuous Solutions of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws with Source Terms
(200003)We present a sensitivity and adjoint calculus for the control of entropy solutions of scalar conservation laws with controlled initial data and source term. The sensitivity analysis is based on shiftvariations which are ... 
A sensitivitydriven greedy approach to fluence map optimization in intensitymodulated radiation therapy
(2006)Intensitymodulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a stateoftheart technique for administering radiation to cancer patients. The goal of a treatment is to maximize the radiation absorbed by the tumor and minimize that ... 
A SensitivityDriven Greedy Approach to Fluence Map Optimization in IntensityModulated Radiation Therapy
(200605)Intensitymodulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a stateoftheart technique for administering radiation to cancer patients. The goal of a treatment is to maximize the radiation absorbed by the tumor and minimize that ... 
A sequence stratigraphic analysis of an Oligocene to Miocene carbonate platform: Beagle and northern Dampier subbasins, Australia
(2000)This sequence stratigraphic analysis examines an Oligocene to Miocene carbonate platform from the Northwest Shelf of Australia. Five Oligocene sequences, eleven Miocene sequences and one Pliocene sequence are identified ... 
A sequence stratigraphic analysis of Campanian to middle Miocene sediments of the Sable Island area: Offshore Nova Scotia, eastern Canada
(2002)The continental shelf offshore Nova Scotia is within a passive margin setting and is an excellent area to study the sequence stratigraphy of late Cretaceous and Tertiary sediments. Hydrocarbon exploration offshore Nova ... 
A sequence stratigraphic analysis of the late JurassicTuronian in the context of the evolution of the West Siberian basin
(2001)During the Triassic, Siberia was a basin approximately 1800 kilometers wide filled by red beds and the widespread Tunguska basalts. Rifting occurred in the northern part of the basin. The western part of the Siberian basin ... 
A SequenceBased, Population Genetic Model of Regulatory Pathway Evolution
(2011)Complex phenotypes with genetic cause are understood through many processes, including regulatory pathways, but our evolutionary understanding of these critical structures is undermined by poor models which fail to preserve ... 
A servomechanism pantagraph
(1952) 
A Set of Convolution Identities Relating the Blocks of Two Dixon Resultant Matrices
(19990616)Resultants for bivariate polynomials are often represented by the determinants of very big matrices. Properly grouping the entries of these matrices into blocks is a very effective tool for studying the properties of these ... 
A Short Proof of a Decomposition Theorem for MaxFlow MinCut Matroids
(198611)This report contains short proofs of two known matroid decomposition results, both of which are based on a decomposition algorithm of Truemper. The main result is a recent theorem of Truemper and Tseng for the class of ... 
A Short Proof of the TruemperTseng Theorem on MaxFlow MinCut Matroids
(198710)Seymour has characterized the matroids satisfying the integral maxflow mincut property with respect to a fixed element. Truemper and Tseng subsequently proved a decomposition theorem for this class, similar in spirit to ... 
A short study of the plasma sheet in the geomagnetic tail
(1972)This thesis approaches two theoretical problems associated with the plasma sheet in the geomagnetic tail. The first problem is the structure of the plasma sheet. It is approached by considering the plasma sheet as a sheet ... 
A similarity solution for the unsteady flat plate boundary layer equations
(1988)The unsteady twodimensional boundary layer equations are solved through the use of proper similarity variables and asymptotic techniques. The equations lend themselves to the derivation of similarity variables which ... 
A Simple Algorithm For the Inverse Field of Values Problem
(200905)The field of values of a matrix is the closed convex subset of the complex plane comprising all Rayleigh quotients, a set of interest in the stability analysis of dynamical systems and convergence theory of matrix iterations, ... 
A Simple and Effective Caching Scheme for Dynamic Content
(20001128)As web sites increasingly deliver dynamic content, the process of content generation at request time is becoming a severe limitation to web site throughput. Recent studies have shown that much of the dynamic content is, ... 
A simple and effective model to study insulin resistance in obesity and diabetes and the processes and mechanisms of in vitro aging using lymphocyte culture
(1994)Cell culture provides a simple and effective system to study metabolic and cellular processes required for cellular growth in vitro. In this study, we demonstrate that lymphocyte culture can be used as a model system to ... 
A Simple Proof for Recoverability of L1Minimization (II): the Nonnegativity Case
(200509)When using L1 minimization to recover a sparse, nonnegative solution to a underdetermined linear system of equations, what is the highest sparsity level at which recovery can still be guaranteed? Recently, Donoho and ... 
A Simple Proof for Recoverability of L1Minimization: Go Over or Under?
(200508)It is wellknown by now that L1 minimization can help recover sparse solutions to underdetermined linear equations or sparsely corrupted solutions to overdetermined equations, and the two problems are equivalent under ...