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  • Author(s):
    Cheryl Snay
    Abstract:

    The re-installation of the decorative arts collection at the Snite Museum of Art in 2017 offered an opportunity to rethink the interpretative strategies employed in the galleries. This brochure offers visitors a brief overview of the collection, its strengths, and its areas of growth. It is divided into two parts. Part I addresses materials and techniques and juxtaposes some ancient material with more modern and contemporary examples. In addition, it introduces the reader to various technique…

    Date Created:
    2018-04-25
    Resource Type
    Brochure
  • Creator(s):
    Jonathan Hauenstein, Alan Liddell, Yi Zhang
    Description:

    Standard interior point methods in semidefinite programming track a solution path for a homotopy defined by a system of polynomial equations. By viewing this in the context of numerical algebraic geometry, we are able to employ techniques to handle various cases which can arise. Adaptive precision path tracking techniques can help navigate around ill-conditioned areas. When the optimizer is singular with respect to the first-order optimality conditions, endgames can be used to efficiently and…

    Date Created:
    2018-04-10
  • Author(s):
    Simon Hinnekens
    Abstract:

    Thanks to improvements in biomedical research, biomechanics now combines physiotherapy with models and simulations using motion capture systems. Among possible movements, the lunge motion is often studied as it is a common exercise for muscular training and rehabilitation in which the hip extensors are the dominant muscles. Long and deep lunges are of particular interest because they require greater hip motion in both front and rear legs. In this thesis, markerless motion capture data from 12…

    Date Created:
    2018-04-09
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Simon Hinnekens
    Abstract:

    Thanks to improvements in biomedical research, biomechanics now combines physiotherapy with models and simulations using motion capture systems. Among possible movements, the lunge motion is often studied as it is a common exercise for muscular training and rehabilitation in which the hip extensors are the dominant muscles. Long and deep lunges are of particular interest because they require greater hip motion in both front and rear legs. In this thesis, markerless motion capture data from 12…

    Date Created:
    2018-04-09
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Creator(s):
    Indrajith D Nissanka, David H Richter
    Description:

    This set of data set include the required data to re generate the figures given in the manuscript “Parameterized vertical concentration for aerosols in marine atmospheric boundary layer”

    Date Created:
    2018-04-09
  • Author:
    Mary Kate Blake
    Advisory Committee:
    William Carbonaro
    Degree Area:
    Sociology
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2018-03-20
  • Author(s):
    Thomas S. Fern
    Abstract:

    It is my view that a bookplate should reflect the donor’s interests and accomplishments as well as the symbols of the library where the collection is housed. The accomplishments and reputation of Marston Morse are so great that my first task, after studying hls life and career, was to somehow narrow my choices from dozens of significant milestones to a meaningful and manageable few.

    Date Created:
    1979-03-12
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Creator(s):
    Peter Ivie, Douglas Thain
    Description:

    Welcome to the preserved archive of workflows in the paper submitted to Concurrency & Computation: Practice & Experience entitled “Using PRUNE to reproducibly manage the data requirements in computational science.”

    Date Created:
    2018-03-13
  • Author(s):
    Rene De Vogelaere
    Abstract:

    Hamilton equations are such that the relation, between the coordinates and momenta at time t and at time t 0, is a contact transformation. Methods of integration of Hamilton equations, which do preserve the contact transformation property are given here. These methods are of first and second order. They are given, for the equation x= f(x,t), then for the case of one degree of freedom, then for the general case. Some of the formulae are implicit.

    Date Published:
    1956-04
  • Creator(s):
    Jonathan Hauenstein
    Description:

    A common problem when analyzing models, such as a mathematical modeling of a biological process, is to determine if the unknown parameters of the model can be determined from given input-output data. Identifiable models are models such that the unknown parameters can be determined to have a finite number of values given input-output data. The total number of such values over the complex numbers is called the identifiability degree of the model. Unidentifiable models are models such that th…

    Date Created:
    2018-03-09
  • Creator(s):
    Samantha Sherman, Jonathan Hauenstein
    Description:

    Computational tools in numerical algebraic geometry can be used to numerically approximate solutions to a system of polynomial equations. If the system is well-constrained (i.e., square), Newton’s method is locally quadratically convergent near each nonsingular solution. In such cases, Smale’s alpha theory can be used to certify that a given point is in the quadratic convergence basin of some solution. This was extended to certifiably determine the reality of the corresponding sol…

    Date Created:
    2018-03-08
  • Creator(s):
    Margaret Regan, Jonathan Hauenstein
    Description:

    A common computational problem is to compute topological information about a real surface defined by a system of polynomial equations. Our software, called polyTop, leverages numerical algebraic geometry computations from Bertini and Bertini_real with topological computations in javaPlex to compute the Euler characteristic, genus, Betti numbers, and generators of the fundamental group of a real surface. Several examples are used to demonstrate this new software.

    Date Created:
    2018-03-02