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A robust composite time integration scheme for snapthrough problems
(2015)A robust time integration scheme for snapthrough buckling of shallow arches is proposed. The algorithm is a composite method that consists of three substeps. Numerical damping is introduced to the system by employing an ... 
Robust constrained optimization approach to control design for International Space Station centrifuge rotor auto balancing control system
(2005)This thesis discusses application of a robust constrained optimization approach to control design to develop an Auto Balancing Controller (ABC) for a centrifuge rotor to be implemented on the International Space Station. ... 
Robust continuoustime detection in linear process noise
(1992)Linear processes are suitable for modeling the random received waveforms in a scattering channel, which represents radar, sonar and multipath communication channels. We address the continuoustime detection problem where ... 
ROBUST CONTROL OF LINEAR SYSTEMS
(1974) 
Robust Discriminant Analysis and Clustering by a Partial Minimum Integrated Squared Error Criterion
(20170810)In parametric supervised classification and unsupervised clustering traditional methods are often inadequate when data are generated under departures from normality assumptions. A class of density power divergences was ... 
Robust Distributed Cooperative Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks
(20160425)Dynamic spectrum access paradigm, enabled by cognitive radios, presents an adaptive approach for spectrum sharing by allowing secondary users to use licensed spectrum bands on an opportunistic noninterference basis. ... 
Robust Distributed Estimation in Sensor Networks using the Embedded Polygons Algorithm
(20040401)We propose a new iterative distributed algorithm for linear minimum meansquarederror (LMMSE) estimation in sensor networks whose measurements follow a Gaussian hidden Markov graphical model with cycles. The <i>embedded ... 
Robust Distributed Estimation Using the Embedded Subgraphs Algorithm
(20060801)We propose a new iterative, distributed approach for linear minimum meansquareerror (LMMSE) estimation in graphical models with cycles. The embedded subgraphs algorithm (ESA) decomposes a loopy graphical model into a ... 
Robust Dynamic Energy Use and Climate Change
(2015)We study a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model in which agents are concerned about model uncertainty regarding climate change. An externality from greenhouse gas emissions damages the economyﾒs capital stock. We ... 
Robust dynamic energy use and climate change
(2016)We study a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model in which agents are concerned about model uncertainty regarding climate change. An externality from greenhouse gas emissions damages the economy's capital stock. We ... 
Robust empirical likelihood
(2002)This research introduces a new nonparametric technique: robust empirical likelihood. Robust empirical likelihood employs the empirical likelihood method to compute robust parameter estimates and confidence intervals. The ... 
Robust fitting of a Weibull model with optional censoring
(2013)The Weibull family is widely used to model failure data, or lifetime data, although the classical twoparameter Weibull distribution is limited to positive data and monotone failure rate. The parameters of the Weibull model ... 
Robust forecast aggregation: FourierﾠL2Eﾠregression
(2018)The Good Judgment Team led by psychologists P. Tetlock and B. Mellers of the University of Pennsylvania was the most successful of five research projects sponsored through 2015 by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects ... 
Robust GARCH methods and analysis of partial least squares regression
(20140424)New approaches to modeling volatility are evaluated and properties of partial least squares (PLS) regression are investigated. Common methods for modeling volatility, the standard deviation of price changes over a period, ... 
Robust Helical Edge Transport in Gated InAs/GaSb Bilayers
(2015)We have engineered electronhole bilayers of inverted InAs/GaSb quantum wells, using dilute silicon impurity doping to suppress residual bulk conductance. We have observed robust helical edge states with wide conductance ... 
Robust Methods for Forecast Aggregation
(20140818)This study introduces a new forecast aggregation technique. Adding to the well known difficulties and uncertainty involved in the forecasting process, the aggregation of hundreds or thousands of forecasters’ opinions and ... 
Robust methods tailored for nonGaussian narrowband array processing
(1989)Array processing algorithms generally assume that the received signal, composed of both narrowband signals and noise, is Gaussian, which is not true in general. In the context of the narrowband array processing problem, ... 
Robust model predictive control as a class of semiinfinite programming problems
(1999)This thesis introduces a new interpretation of the problems arising in robust model predictive control (MPC). In practice, MPC algorithms are typically embedded within a multilevel hierarchy of control functions. The MPC ... 
Robust model predictive control for nonlinear systems based on Volterra series
(2001)In this thesis we develop a Nonlinear Robust Model Predictive Control (NRMPC) algorithm for nonlinear plants modeled by second order Volterra series. Robust stability is achieved through the addition of cost function ... 
Robust model predictive control of linear finite impulse response plants
(1998)Model Predictive Control (MPC) has become one of the dominant methods of chemical process control in terms of successful industrial applications. A rich theory has been developed to study the closed loop stability of MPC ... 
Robust model predictive control of stable and integrating linear systems
(2000)Model Predictive Control (MPC) has become one of the dominant methods of chemical process control in terms of successful industrial applications. A rich theory has been developed to study the closed loop stability of MPC ... 
Robust modeling
(2001)In this datarich age, datasets often contain many observations and variables. Verifying the quality of a large dataset is a formidable task that is not to be completed by manual inspection. Therefore, methods that ... 
Robust momentum manager controller for space station applications
(2003)An innovative methodology to design a robust Control Momentum Gyro (CMG) momentum manager for the International Space Station (ISS) is developed. Unlike most other momentum manager designs, which use either a Linear Quadratic ... 
Robust Optimal Guidance for Spacecraft Reorientation Maneuvers
(20150423)Spacecraft can be commanded to perform fueloptimal attitude maneuvers subject to path constraints and specified boundary conditions using techniques from optimal control theory. This thesis presents solutions to two optimal ... 
Robust Parametric Functional Component Estimation Using a Divergence Family
(20130916)The classical parametric estimation approach, maximum likelihood, while providing maximally efficient estimators at the correct model, lacks robustness. As a modification of maximum likelihood, Huber (1964) introduced ... 
Robust PrivacyPreserving Fingerprint Authentication
(20160108)This paper presents the first scalable, efficient, and reliable privacypreserving fingerprint authentication based on minutiae representation. Our method is provably secure by leveraging the Yao's classic Garbled Circuit ... 
Robust Quantile Regression Using L2E
(2012)Quantile regression, a method used to estimate conditional quantiles of a set of data ( X, Y ), was popularized by Koenker and Bassett (1978). For a particular quantile q , the q th quantile estimate of Y given X = x can ... 
Robust Slope Region for Wideband CDMA With Multiple Antennas
(20030401)We analyze a low power, wideband CDMA system with multiple antennas. The joint "slope region"  of transmission rates at minimum energy per bit  is derived as a function of proportion between vanishing rates for multiple ... 
Robust Solution of the Linear Servomechanism Problem
(19740901)This paper furnishes a complete solution to the problem of designing robust controllers for linear servomechanisms. The results complete the work begun in [1] in that arbirary exogenous signals are included in the problem ... 
Robust steadystate tracking
(1996)The thesis solves the problem of finding an LTI controller that minimizes the steadystate tracking error of uncertain discretetime systems. If a system is LTI, use of the "internal model principle" will assure that the ... 
Robust Subnanometric Plasmon Ruler by Rescaling of the Nonlocal Optical Response
(2013)We present the optical response of two interacting metallic nanowires calculated for separation distances down to angstrom range. Stateoftheart local and nonlocal approaches are compared with full quantum timedependent ... 
Robust upward dispersion of the neutron spin resonance in the heavy fermion superconductor Ce1−xYbxCoIn5
(2016)The neutron spin resonance is a collective magnetic excitation that appears in the unconventional copper oxide, iron pnictide and heavy fermion superconductors. Although the resonance is commonly associated with a spinexciton ... 
Robustness and Optimality in CSMA Wireless Networks
(20130604)In today's widely diffused CSMA wireless networks, problems of coordination in the access to the channel by multiple transmitters can lead to unfair situations where some of the flows receive much of the network throughput ... 
Robustness in Parameter Estimation
(19751020)Due to vagueness in the definition of robustness, there has been no natural transition between robust and nonparametric parameter estimators. In this work, qualitative ideas first expressed by Hampel [1] are extended in ... 
Robustness Optimization for Constrained, Nonlinear Programming Problems
(199703)In realistic situations, engineering designs should take into consideration random aberrations from the stipulated design variables arising from manufacturing variability. Moreover, many environmental parameters are often ... 
Robyn Dunbar, Geology Graduate Student, Rice University
(1995)Robyn Dunbar received her Ph.D. from Rice University and teaches at Stanford University. 
A robyn gentyl robyn
(19810418) 
Roche Lidushen Medicine, Roche
(2002) 
Roche Lidushen Medicine, Roche
(2002) 

Rock Romano oral history and transcript
(20171025)Rock Romano is a local musician, sound engineer, and former member of The Fun and Games and Dr. Rockit and the Sisters of Mercy. 
Rock Salt vs. Wurtzite Phases of Co1xMnxO: Control of Crystal Lattice and Morphology at the Nanoscale
(20130724)Diamond cuboid, rhombohedron and hexagonshaped nanocrystals as well as branched rods of the solid solution Co1xMnxO have been synthesized via a solvothermal synthetic route from manganese formate and cobalt acetate at ... 

Rockefeller Discusses GOP Aims
(19651202) 
Rocket attitude determination using a vector magnetometer
(1973)Two sounding rockets were launched from poker Flats Rocket Range, Alaska, on February 2 and 25, 1972, in order to study the currents associated with quiet auroral arcs. The payload contained among other instruments a vector ... 
Rocketbased measurement of electrojet activity in the vicinity of a large scale auroral loop
(1977)On March 14, 1974, an instrumented sounding rocket carrying a cesium vapor vector magnetometer was launched from Poker Flat, Alaska, over a stable auroral form which had an intensity of approximately 1 kR in 5577A. The ... 
Rocketbased vector magnetic measurement of an auroral birkeland current configuration
(1974)A rocketborne experiment to study the currents associated with an auroral arc was conducted at Poker Flat, Alaska at 2122 LT on 24 February 1972. A vector magnetometer measured the magnetic field as the payload passed ... 
Rocketborne vector measurement of the magnetic field associated with the midlatitude Sq current system
(1971)A rocketborne vector magnetometer has been used to infer the current magnitude, direction, and distribution in the midlatitude Sq current system. The payload, comprising a scalar magnetometer with bias coil and a solar ... 
Rockin' Away
(19591218)