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Algebraic generality versus arithmetic generality in the 1874 controversy between C. Jordan and L. Kronecker  

Frédéric Brechenmacher

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Jul 2016
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Jul 2017
This article revisits the 1874 controversy between Camille Jordan and Leopold Kronecker over two theorems, namely Jordan’s canonical forms and Karl Weierstrass’s elementary divisors ... More

Algebraic geometry and matrix models  

Leonid Chekhov

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Sep 2015
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the connection between the matrix models and algebraic geometry. In particular, it considers three specific applications of matrix models to algebraic geometry, ... More

Analysis of economic data with multiscale spatio-temporal models  

Hedibert Lopes and Nicholas Polson

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the use of Bayesian multiscale spatio-temporal models for the analysis of economic data. It demonstrates the utility of a general modelling approach for multiscale ... More

Andreev Reflection and Related Studies in Low-Dimensional Superconducting Systems  

D. Daghero, G.A. Ummarino, and R.S. Gonnelli

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This article investigates the potential of the point contact Andreev reflection spectroscopy (PCARS) technique for measuring the symmetry of the energy gap and other key parameters of ... More

Antarctic Climate History and Global Climate Changes  

Pontus Lurcock and Fabio Florindo

Antarctic climate changes have been reconstructed from ice and sediment cores and numerical models (which also predict future changes). Major ice sheets first appeared 34 million years ago ... More

Asian Foods  

M.J. Rob Nout, Bei-Zhong Han, and Cherl-Ho Lee

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Sep 2014
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Jul 2018
This article discusses the fermentation process for Asian foods, with particular emphasis on fermented food products made from major primary produce such as soybeans, cereals, and meat. A ... More

Assessing the probability of rare climate events  

James S. Clark, Dave Bell, Michael Dietze, Michelle Hersh, Ines Ibanez, Shannon LaDeau, Sean McMahon, Jessica Metcalf, Emily Moran, Luke Pangle, and Mike Wolosin

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article focuses on the use of Bayesian methods in assessing the probability of rare climate events, and more specifically the potential collapse of the meridional overturning ... More

Assessing Volcanic Hazard: A Review  

Joan Martí Molist

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Sep 2017
Volcanoes represent complex geological systems capable of generating many dangerous phenomena. To evaluate and manage volcanic risk, we need first to assess volcanic hazard (i.e., identify ... More

Asymptotic singular value distributions in information theory  

Antonia Tulino and Sergio Verdu

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Sep 2015
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Aug 2018
This article examines asymptotic singular value distributions in information theory, with particular emphasis on some of the main applications of random matrices to the capacity of ... More

Atomistic spin-dynamics  

M. Stamenova and S. Sanvito

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article reviews recent advances towards the development of a truly atomistic time-dependent theory for spin-dynamics. The focus is on the s-d tight-binding model [where conduction ... More

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