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  • Anisotropic properties of riddled basins 

    Ashwin, Peter; Breakspear, Michael (Elsevier, 2001)
    We consider some general properties of chaotic attractors with riddled basins of attraction (basins with positive measure but open dense complements) in dynamical systems with symmetries. We investigate how a basin of ...
  • Anisotropic small-scale constraints on energy in rotating stratified turbulence 

    Kurien, Susan; Wingate, Beth; Taylor, Mark (European Physical Society, 2008-10)
    Rapidly rotating, stably stratified three-dimensional inviscid flows conserve both energy and potential enstrophy. We show that in such flows, the forward cascade of potential enstrophy imposes anisotropic constraints on ...
  • Anisotropy, damping and coherence of magnetization dynamics in a 10 µm square Ni81Fe19 element 

    Barman, A.; Kruglyak, V.V.; Hicken, R.J.; Kundrotaite, A.; Rahman, M. (American Institute of Physics, 2003)
    We have studied magnetization precession in a square Ni81Fe19 element, of 10 μm width, by time-resolved scanning Kerr effect microscopy. From the frequency of precession, we deduce a fourfold in-plane anisotropy of about ...
  • An anomalous extinction law in the Cep OB3b young cluster: Evidence for dust processing during gas dispersal 

    Allen, TS; Prchlik, JJ; Megeath, ST; Gutermuth, RA; Pipher, JL; Naylor, T; Jeffries, RD (American Astronomical Society, 2014-04-24)
    © 2014. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. We determine the extinction law through Cep OB3b, a young cluster of 3000 stars undergoing gas dispersal. The extinction is measured toward 76 background K ...
  • Ant Colony Optimisation for Exploring Logical Gene-Gene Associations in Genome Wide Association Studies. 

    Sapin, E; Keedwell, E; Frayling, TM (Copicentro Editorial, 2013)
    In this paper a search for the logical variants of gene-gene interactions in genome-wide association study (GWAS) data using ant colony optimisation is proposed. The method based on stochastic algorithms is tested on a ...
  • An Ant Colony Optimization and Tabu List Approach to the Detection of Gene-Gene Interactions in Genome-Wide Association Studies [Research Frontier] 

    Sapin, E; Keedwell, E; Frayling, T (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-11-01)
    © 2015 IEEE. In this paper, a novel ant colony optimization and tabu list approach for the discovery of gene-gene interactions in genome-wide association study data is proposed. The method is tested on a number of diseases ...
  • Anthropogenic perturbation of the carbon fluxes from land to ocean 

    Regnier, P; Friedlingstein, P; Ciais, P; Mackenzie, FT; Gruber, N; Janssens, IA; Laruelle, GG; Lauerwald, R; Luyssaert, S; Andersson, AJ; Arndt, S; Arnosti, C; Borges, AV; Dale, AW; Gallego-Sala, Angela V.; Goddéris, Y; Goossens, N; Hartmann, J; Heinze, C; Ilyina, T; Joos, F; Larowe, DE; Leifeld, J; Meysman, FJR; Munhoven, G; Raymond, PA; Spahni, R; Suntharalingam, P; Thullner, M (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-06-09)
    A substantial amount of the atmospheric carbon taken up on land through photosynthesis and chemical weathering is transported laterally along the aquatic continuum from upland terrestrial ecosystems to the ocean. So far, ...
  • Anti-phase Signature of Flare Generated Transverse Loop Oscillation 

    White, R.S.; Verwichte, E.; Foullon, Claire (American Astronomical Society / IOP Publishing, 2013)
    Transverse loop oscillations observed by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly instrument on the Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft are studied after an impulsive solar flare eruption on 2012 May 8. We have found that a ...
  • Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators 

    Jiang, H; Liu, Y; Zhang, L; Yu, J (Elsevier, 2016-03-05)
    This paper studies the synchronization in two mechanical oscillators coupled by impacts which can be considered as a class of state-dependent impulsively coupled oscillators. The two identical oscillators are harmonically ...
  • The antigenic evolution of influenza: drift or thrift? 

    Wikramaratna, Paul S.; Sandeman, Michi; Recker, Mario; Gupta, Sunetra (The Royal Society, 2013-03-19)
    It is commonly assumed that antibody responses against the influenza virus are polarized in the following manner: strong antibody responses are directed at highly variable antigenic epitopes, which consequently undergo ...
  • The antigenic switching network of Plasmodium falciparum and its implications for the immuno-epidemiology of malaria 

    Noble, Robert; Christodoulou, Zóe; Kyes, Sue; Pinches, Robert; Newbold, Chris I.; Recker, Mario (eLife Sciences Publications, 2013)
    Antigenic variation in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum involves sequential and mutually exclusive expression of members of the var multi-gene family and appears to follow a non-random pattern. In this ...
  • Antigenic variation in Plasmodium falciparum malaria involves a highly structured switching pattern 

    Recker, M; Buckee, CO; Serazin, A; Kyes, S; Pinches, R; Christodoulou, Z; Springer, AL; Gupta, S; Newbold, CI (Public Library of Science, 2011-03-03)
    Many pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and protozoa achieve chronic infection through an immune evasion strategy known as antigenic variation. In the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, this involves transcriptional ...
  • Anyon exciton revisited 

    Parfitt, D.G.W.; Portnoi, M.E. (2003)
    We review the main results of the anyon exciton model in light of recent criticism by Wojs and Quinn. We show that the appearance of fractionally charged anyon ions at the bottom of their numerically calculated excitation ...
  • Anyon exciton revisited: Exact solutions for a few-particle system 

    Parfitt, D.G.W.; Portnoi, M.E. (American Physical Society, 2003)
    The anyon exciton model is generalized to the case of a neutral exciton consisting of a valence hole and an arbitrary number N of fractionally charged quasielectrons (anyons). A complete set of exciton basis functions is ...
  • Anyon excitons 

    Rashba, E.I.; Portnoi, M.E. (American Physical Society, 1993)
    We propose a model of an anyon exciton consisting of a hole and several anyons, and apply it to the spectroscopy of an incompressible quantum liquid. Fractionalization of the electron charge makes properties of such entities ...
  • Applicability of offshore mooring and foundation technologies for marine renewable energy (MRE) device arrays 

    Karimirad, M; Koushan, K; Weller, S; Hardwick, J; Johanning, L (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-09-07)
    The marine renewable energy (MRE) sector is progressing from single device units to device arrays. Currently, the mooring/foundation technologies used in MRE are based on offshore oil/gas industry practices. For MRE ...
  • Applicability of offshore mooring and foundation technologies for marine renewable energy (MRE) device arrays 

    Karimirad, M; Johanning, L; Koushan, K; Weller, S; Hardwick, J; Johanning, L (CRC Press; Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-01-31)
    The marine renewable energy (MRE) sector is progressing from single device units to device arrays. Currently, the mooring/foundation technologies used in MRE are based on offshore oil/gas industry practices. For MRE arrays ...
  • Application of an integrated geotechnical and topographic monitoring system in the Lorano marble quarry (Apuan Alps, Italy) 

    Salvini, R; Vanneschi, C; Riccucci, S; Francioni, M; Gullì, D (Elsevier, 2015-04-18)
    Accurate slope stability analysis is essential for human activity in high-risk geological contexts. This may, however, not be enough in the case of quarrying where the dynamic and evolving environment also requires effective ...
  • Application of cellular automata approach for fast flood simulation 

    Ghimire, Bidur; Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, 2011)
    The increasing pluvial flooding in many urban areas of the world has caused tremendous damage to societies and has drawn the attention of researchers to the development of a fast flood inundation model. Most available models ...
  • Application of discrete fracture networks (DFN) in the stability analysis of Delabole Slate Quarry, Cornwall, UK 

    Havaej, M; Stead, D; Coggan, JS; Elmo, D (American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), 2016-06-26)
    The failure mechanism of rock slopes is mainly controlled by the strength and orientation of discontinuities within the rock mass. A realistic representation of the joint network within the rock mass is therefore an essential ...