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91. Modelling Type Ia Supernova Light Curves
Topic: Math
Published: 9/15/2010
Authors: Bert W Rust, Dianne M O'Leary, Katharine M Mullen
Abstract: Type Ia supernova light curves are characterized by a rapid rise from zero luminosity to a peak value, followed by a slower quasi-exponential decline. The rise and peak last for a few days, while the decline persists for many months. It is widely b ...

92. Metrological Compatibility and Statistical Consistency
Topic: Math
Published: 9/5/2010
Authors: Raghu N Kacker, Ruediger Kessel, Klaus-Dieter Sommer, Xin Bian
Abstract: The traditional concept of consistency in multiple evaluations of the same measurand is statistical. The statistical view of consistency does not match the modern view of uncertainty in measurement; in particular, it does not apply to the results of ...

93. Practical Near-Collisions for Reduced Round Blake, Fugue, Hamsi and JH
Topic: Math
Published: 8/23/2010
Authors: Meltem Sonmez Turan, Erdener Uyan
Abstract: A hash function is near-collision resistant, if it is hard to find two messages with hash values that differ in only small number of bits. In this study, we used hill climbing methods to find near-collisions for some of the second round SHA-3 candida ...

94. On Feedback Functions of Maximum Length Nonlinear Feedback Shift Registers
Topic: Math
Published: 8/2/2010
Authors: Cagdas Calik, Meltem Sonmez Turan, Ferruh Ozbudak
Abstract: Feedback shift registers are basic building blocks for many cryptographic primitives. Due to the insecurities of Linear Feedback Shift Register (LFSR) based systems, the use of Nonlinear Feedback Shift Registers (NFSRs) became more popular. In this w ...

95. Performance Measurements for Evaluating Static and Dynamic Multiple Human Detection and Tracking Systems in Unstructured Environments
Topic: Math
Published: 6/30/2010
Authors: Bodt Bodt, Richard Camden, Harry A. Scott, Adam S Jacoff, Tsai Hong Hong, Tommy Chang, Richard J Norcross, Anthony J Downs, Ann M Virts
Abstract: The Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) conducted an assessment and evaluation of multiple algorithms for real-time detection of pedestrians in Laser Detection and Ranging (LADAR) and video sensor data take ...

96. Remembering Paul Garabedian
Topic: Math
Published: 6/15/2010
Author: Geoffrey B McFadden
Abstract: Paul R. Garabedian, a leader in the field of computational science, passed away on May 13th, 2010, at his home in Manhattan at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer. During the course of sixty years of research on the faculties at Stanford an ...

97. The NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions
Topic: Math
Published: 5/12/2010
Authors: Frank William John Olver, Daniel W Lozier, Ronald F Boisvert, Charles W Clark
Abstract: The NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions supplies validated reference information in 36 chapters on a wide selection of important mathematical functions, covering the properties necessary for their use in scientific applications, together with gen ...

98. Estimating Volumes of Near-spherical Molded Artifacts
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Topic: Math
Published: 5/3/2010
Authors: David E. Gilsinn, Bruce R. Borchardt, Amelia Tebbe
Abstract: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is conducting research on developing reference lung cancer cancer lesions, called phantoms, to test computed tomography (CT) scanners and their software. FDA loaned two semi-spherical phantoms to the National In ...

99. Waveform metrology and a quantitative study of regularized deconvolution
Topic: Math
Published: 5/1/2010
Authors: Paul D Hale, Andrew M Dienstfrey
Abstract: We present methodology and preliminary results of a Monte-Carlo simulation to perform a quantified analysis of regularized deconvolution in the context of full waveform metrology. We analyze the behavior of different regularized inversion methods wi ...

100. Onset of Convection in Binary Liquid Layers
Topic: Math
Published: 3/24/2010
Authors: Geoffrey B McFadden, Sam Ray Coriell, Aaron Lott
Abstract: We perform linear stability calculations for horizontal bilayers of a two-component fluid that can undergo a phase transformation, taking into account both buoyancy effects and thermocapillary effects in the presence of a vertical temperature gradien ...

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