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Mathematics & Statistics

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NIST Proficiency Testing

Proficiency Test (PT) results are available at no cost to customers who have tested SRMs 2092, 2096, and 2098. A PT result serves as a means to verify the

OOF

The OOF project seeks to provide flexible software for finite-element modeling the behavior of real microstructures, with meshes derived from micrographs.

Publications

Moment subset sums over finite fields

Author(s)
Tim LAI, Alicia Marino, Angela Y. Robinson, Daqing Wan
The k-subset sum problem over finite fields is a classical NP-complete problem. Motivated by coding theory applications, a more complex problem is the higher m

Software

Awards

2011 AAAS Fellow - Cedric Powell

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society, has elected Cedric Powell of...