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We describe Space Warps, a novel gravitational lens discovery service that yields samples of high purity and completeness through crowd-sourc...
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Adaptive simulated annealing (ASA) is a global optimization algorithm based on an associated proof that the parameter space can be sampled mu...
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Citizen science, in which volunteers work with professional scientists to conduct research, is expanding due to large online datasets. To pla...
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Open source development contains contributions from both hired and volunteer software developers. Identification of this status is important ...
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We report results of a deep all-sky search for periodic gravitational waves from isolated neutron stars in data from the S6 LIGO science run....
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We describe strategies and tactics for detecting transiting planets, as learned from the experience of the XO Project. A key component is the...
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Illuminating a scene with artificial light is a prerequisite for seeing in dark environments. However, nonuniform and dynamic illumination ca...
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Human computation is a computing approach that draws upon human cognitive abilities to solve computational tasks for which there are so far n...
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This paper presents two conceptually simple methods for parallelizing a Parallel Tempering Monte Carlo simulation in a distributed volunteer ...
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Paper describes the theoretical and practical aspects of the proposed model that uses distributed computing to a global network of Internet c...
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During the Coincheck incident, which recorded the largest damages in cryptocurrency history in 2018, it was demonstrated that using Mosaic to...
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In this paper we prove the assertion that the number of monic cubic polynomials $F(x) = x^3 + a_2 x^2 + a_1 x + a_0$ with integer coefficient...
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In an era of heterogeneous data, novel methods and volunteered geographic information provide opportunities to understand how people interact...
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Purpose: To study the accuracy of motion information extracted from beat-to-beat 3D image-based navigators (3D iNAVs) collected using a varia...
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Recently, Chi Xu et al. predicted the phase-filling singularities (PFS) in the optical dielectric function (ODF) of the highly doped $n$-type...
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This work proposes a feature-based technique to recognize vehicle types within day and night times. Support vector machine (SVM) classifier i...
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We present an algorithm to approximate the solutions to variational problems where set of admissible functions consists of convex functions. ...
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We present the results of Galaxy Nurseries project, which was designed to enable crowdsourced analysis of slitless spectroscopic data by volu...
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People often help others who are in trouble, especially in emergency evacuation situations. For instance, during the 2005 London bombings, it...
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Intensive experiences show and confirm that grid environments can be considered as the most promising way to solve several kinds of problems ...
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The rise of fast communication media both at the core and at the edge has resulted in unprecedented numbers of sophisticated and intelligent ...
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Volunteer computing grids offer super-computing levels of computing power at the relatively low cost of operating a server. In previous work,...
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Purpose. We present a new method to evaluate the accuracy of an eye tracker based eye localization system. Measuring the accuracy of an eye t...
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Because of its proximity and its youth, the Pleiades open cluster of stars has been extensively studied and serves as a cornerstone for our u...
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Traditional gazetteers are built and maintained by authoritative mapping agencies. In the age of Big Data, it is possible to construct gazett...
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We prove that, for a $C^1$ generic diffeomorphism, the only Dirac physical measures with dense statistical basin are those supported on sinks.
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Automated software agents --- or bots --- have long been an important part of how Wikipedia's volunteer community of editors write, edit,...
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In order to identify changes of gait patterns, e.g. due to prolonged occupational kneeling, which is believed to be major risk factor, among ...
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The identification of impact craters on planetary surfaces provides important information about their geological history. Most studies have r...
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Citizen science has helped astronomers comb through large data sets to identify patterns and objects that are not easily found through automa...
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Molecular dynamics simulations were performed to understand the role of twin boundaries on deformation behaviour of body-centred cubic (BCC) ...
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Traditionally, Hodge structures are associated with complex projective varieties. In my expository lectures I discussed a non-commutative gen...
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Using a two dimensional lattice model we investigate the crack growth under the influence of remote tensile forces as well as due to an inter...
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Stress enhanced self-diffusion of Copper on the $\Sigma$3 twin grain boundary was examined with molecular dynamics simulations. The presence ...
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Cloud-scale surveys of molecular gas reveal the link between molecular clouds properties and star formation (SF) across a range of galactic e...
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Online citizen science projects involve recruitment of volunteers to assist researchers with the creation, curation, and analysis of large da...
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"Volunteer computing" is the use of consumer digital devices for high-throughput scientific computing. It can provide large computi...
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We study the dynamics and the optimization of the shock deceleration supported by a payload when its airborne carrier impacts the ground. We ...
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We prove a basic result about tensor products of a $\text{II}_1$ factor with a finite von Neumann algebra and use it to answer, affirmatively...
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A crucial and time-sensitive task when any disaster occurs is to rescue victims and distribute resources to the right groups and locations. T...
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Mobile phones provide a powerful sensing platform that researchers may adopt to understand proximity interactions among people and the diffus...
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Game theory provides a paradigm through which we can study the evolving communication and phenomena that occur via rational agent interaction...
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We show that Fueter's theorem holds for a more general class of quaternionic functions than those constructed by the Fueter's method.
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In 2019, around 57\% of the population of the world has broadband access to the Internet. Moreover, there are 5.9 billion mobile broadband su...
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In this paper we describe the volunteer computing project SAT@home, developed and maintained by us. This project is aimed at solving hard ins...
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Using data from the HiggsHunters.org project we investigate the ability of non-expert ci...
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MilkyWay@home is a volunteer computing project that allows people from every country in the world to volunteer their otherwise idle processor...
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In this study, we make non-invasive, remote, passive measurements of the heart beat frequency and determine the map of blood pulsation intens...
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Locating populations in rural areas of developing countries has attracted the attention of humanitarian mapping projects since it is importan...
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Over the last 15 years, Software Carpentry has evolved from a week-long training course at the US national laboratories into a worldwide volu...
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SETI@home, a search for signals from extraterrestrial intelligence, has been recording data at the Arecibo radio telescope since 1999. These ...
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This paper describes how it is possible to increase GP Computing Power via Volunteer Computing (VC) using the BOINC framework. Two experiment...
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Over the past decade, rapid advances in web technologies, coupled with innovative models of spatial data collection and consumption, have gen...
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A recent arXiv manuscript, arXiv:1801.03278, claims that a cosmic background radiation with a black body temperature of $T_{\rm BB}$ ~ 500 K ...
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High Throughput Computing (HTC) provides a convenient mechanism for running thousands of tasks. Many HTC systems exploit computers which are ...
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Accurate understanding and forecasting of traffic is a key contemporary problem for policymakers. Road networks are increasingly congested, y...
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The use of social media is ubiquitous and nowadays well-established in our everyday life, but increasingly also before, during or after emerg...
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In real-time (RT) cardiac cine imaging, a stack of 2D slices is collected sequentially under free-breathing conditions. A complete heartbeat ...
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Unaccompanied migrant youth, fleeing to a new country without their parents, are exposed to mental health risks. Resilience interventions mit...
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Purpose: Separation of different CEST signals in the Z-spectrum is a challenge especially at low field strengths where amide, amine, and NOE ...
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We study the class of equimultiple modules. In particular, we prove several criteria for an equimultiple module to be a complete intersection...
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Context.Within the sequential accretion scenario of planet formation, planets are build up through a sequence sticking collisions. The outcom...
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Density-functional theory calculations with spin-polarized generalized gradient approximation and Hubbard $U$ correction is carried out to in...
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The mechanical properties of Cadmium telluride (CdTe) nanowire have become focus of interest now-a-days due to its promising application in o...
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We present a photometric and spectroscopic study of the young open cluster M35, including very deep and accurate photometry of the stellar (i...
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NiO thin films with various strains were grown on SrTiO3 (STO) and MgO substrates using a pulsed laser deposition technique. The films were c...
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The goal of this paper is to enable 3D printed lightweight composite foams by blending hollow glass micro balloons (GMB) with high density po...
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The theory of epitaxial strain energy is extended beyond the harmonic approximation to account for large film/substrate lattice mismatch. We ...
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We employ numerical computations of the full Navier-Stokes equations to investigate non-Boussinesq convection in a rotating system using wate...
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A complete analysis of proton recoil asymmetry in neutron decay in the first order of radiative and recoil corrections is presented. The poss...
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Use of low-cost depth sensors, such as a stereo camera setup with illuminators, is of particular interest for numerous applications ranging f...
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In this paper we explore the power of tile self-assembly models that extend the well-studied abstract Tile Assembly Model (aTAM) by permittin...
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"Volunteer computing" uses Internet-connected computers, volunteered by their owners, as a source of computing power and storage. T...
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Volunteer computing (VC) or distributed computing projects are common in the citizen cyberscience (CCS) community and present extensive oppor...
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For societies to produce or safeguard public goods, costly voluntary contributions are often required. From the perspective of each individua...
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Nonprofit crowdsourcing platforms such as food recovery organizations rely on volunteers to perform time-sensitive tasks. To encourage volunt...
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The paper concerns the hype idea of "Citizen Science" and the related paradigm shift: to go from the passive "volunteer comput...
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Volunteer computing is being used successfully for large scale scientific computations. This research is in the context of Volpex, a programm...
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Volunteered geographic information (VGI), one of the most important types of user-generated web content, has been emerging as a new phenomeno...
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We study the extension of a result of Loxton (1972) on representation of algebraic integers as sums of roots of unity to Kummer extensions.
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To help activists call new volunteers to action, we present Botivist: a platform that uses Twitter bots to find potential volunteers and requ...
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$\textbf{Object}$ Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)-induced isometric contraction is feasible during MRI and can be combined with a...
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The large penetration and continued growth in ownership of personal electronic devices represents a freely available and largely untapped sou...
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This article addresses the emergent phenomenon of carto-vandalism, the intentional defacement of collaborative cartographic digital artefacts...
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The mcplots.cern.ch web site (MCPLOTS) provides a simple online repository of plots made with high-energy-physics event generators, comparing...
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In this work we project and build an equipment for upper limb muscle strength assessment and we did some assays to measure it from volunteers.
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We compare the performance of a recurrent neural network with the best results published so far on phoneme recognition in the TIMIT database....
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Online Citizen Science platforms are good examples of socio-technical systems where technology-enabled interactions occur between scientists ...
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The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an open source client-server middleware system created to allow projects wi...
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Volunteer Computing, sometimes called Public Resource Computing, is an emerging computational model that is very suitable for work-pooled par...
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This paper explores the potential of volunteered geographical information from social media for informing geographical models of behavior, ba...
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This work presents a new algorithm called evolutionary exploration of augmenting convolutional topologies (EXACT), which is capable of evolvi...
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JavaScript is an interpreted language mainly known for its inclusion in web browsers, making them a container for rich Internet based applica...
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In 1980 Leon Lederman started Saturday Morning Physics with a handful of volunteer physicists, around 300 students and all the physics teache...
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Einstein@Home aggregates the computer power of hundreds of thousands of volunteers from 192 countries to "mine" large data sets. It...
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Characterizing functional brain networks in humans during magnetophosphene perception. Dense electroencephalography (EEG, 128 channels) was p...
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Rate of growth of the amount of data generated using the high throughput sequencing (HTS) platforms now exceeds the growth stipulated by Moor...
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The use of volunteers has emerged as low-cost alternative to generate accurate geographical information, an approach known as Volunteered Geo...
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Interfaces that support multi-lingual content can reach a broader community. We wish to extend the reach of CITIDEL, a digital library for co...
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