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PROBABILITY INEQUALITIES FOR SUMS OF BOUNDED RANDOM VARIABLES
, 1962
"... Upper bounds are derived for the probability that the sum S of n independent random variables exceeds its mean ES by a positive number nt. It is assumed that the range of each summand of S is bounded or bounded above. The bounds for Pr(SES> nt) depend only on the endpoints of the ranges of the s ..."
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Upper bounds are derived for the probability that the sum S of n independent random variables exceeds its mean ES by a positive number nt. It is assumed that the range of each summand of S is bounded or bounded above. The bounds for Pr(SES> nt) depend only on the endpoints of the ranges
Expected Time Bounds for Selection
, 1975
"... A new selection algorithm is presented which is shown to be very efficient on the average, both theoretically and practically. The number of comparisons used to select the ith smallest of n numbers is n q min(i,ni) q o(n). A lower bound within 9 percent of the above formula is also derived. ..."
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A new selection algorithm is presented which is shown to be very efficient on the average, both theoretically and practically. The number of comparisons used to select the ith smallest of n numbers is n q min(i,ni) q o(n). A lower bound within 9 percent of the above formula is also derived.
Deriving Bounds on the Size of Spatial Areas
"... Many application domains such as surveillance, environmental monitoring or sensordata processing need upper and lower bounds on areas that are covered by a certain feature. For example, a smartcity infrastructure might need bounds on the size of an area polluted with finedust, to reroute combust ..."
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or depend on restrictive assumptions, e.g., the area must be convex. Our approach in turn is based on the natural assumption that it is possible to specify a minimal diameter for the feature in question. Given this assumption, we formally derive bounds on the area size, and we provide algorithms
Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System
, 1978
"... The concept of one event happening before another in a distributed system is examined, and is shown to define a partial ordering of the events. A distributed algorithm is given for synchronizing a system of logical clocks which can be used to totally order the events. The use of the total ordering i ..."
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is illustrated with a method for solving synchronization problems. The algorithm is then specialized for synchronizing physical clocks, and a bound is derived on how far out of synchrony the clocks can become.
Worstcase equilibria
 IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE 16TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
, 1999
"... In a system in which noncooperative agents share a common resource, we propose the ratio between the worst possible Nash equilibrium and the social optimum as a measure of the effectiveness of the system. Deriving upper and lower bounds for this ratio in a model in which several agents share a ver ..."
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In a system in which noncooperative agents share a common resource, we propose the ratio between the worst possible Nash equilibrium and the social optimum as a measure of the effectiveness of the system. Deriving upper and lower bounds for this ratio in a model in which several agents share a
Theoretical improvements in algorithmic efficiency for network flow problems

, 1972
"... This paper presents new algorithms for the maximum flow problem, the Hitchcock transportation problem, and the general minimumcost flow problem. Upper bounds on ... the numbers of steps in these algorithms are derived, and are shown to compale favorably with upper bounds on the numbers of steps req ..."
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This paper presents new algorithms for the maximum flow problem, the Hitchcock transportation problem, and the general minimumcost flow problem. Upper bounds on ... the numbers of steps in these algorithms are derived, and are shown to compale favorably with upper bounds on the numbers of steps
Monitors: An Operating System Structuring Concept
 Communications of the ACM
, 1974
"... This is a digitized copy derived from an ACM copyrighted work. It is not guaranteed to be an accurate copy of the author's original work. This paper develops BrinchHansen's concept of a monitor as a method of structuring an operating system. It introduces a form of synchronization, descri ..."
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This is a digitized copy derived from an ACM copyrighted work. It is not guaranteed to be an accurate copy of the author's original work. This paper develops BrinchHansen's concept of a monitor as a method of structuring an operating system. It introduces a form of synchronization
Semantic similarity based on corpus statistics and lexical taxonomy
 Proc of 10th International Conference on Research in Computational Linguistics, ROCLING’97
, 1997
"... This paper presents a new approach for measuring semantic similarity/distance between words and concepts. It combines a lexical taxonomy structure with corpus statistical information so that the semantic distance between nodes in the semantic space constructed by the taxonomy can be better quantifie ..."
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quantified with the computational evidence derived from a distributional analysis of corpus data. Specifically, the proposed measure is a combined approach that inherits the edgebased approach of the edge counting scheme, which is then enhanced by the nodebased approach of the information content
Apoptosis: a Basic Biological Phenomenon with Wideranging Implications in Tissue Kinetics
 Br. J. Cancer
, 1972
"... Summary.The term apoptosis is proposed for a hitherto little recognized mechanism of controlled cell deletion, which appears to play a complementary but opposite role to mitosis in the regulation of animal cell populations. Its morphological features suggest that it is an active, inherently program ..."
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number of membranebound, ultrastructurally wellpreserved fragments. In the second stage these apoptotic bodies are shed from epitheliallined surfaces or are taken up by other cells, where they undergo a series of changes resembling in vitro autolysis within phagosomes, and are rapidly degraded
Iterative decoding of binary block and convolutional codes
 IEEE TRANS. INFORM. THEORY
, 1996
"... Iterative decoding of twodimensional systematic convolutional codes has been termed “turbo” (de)coding. Using loglikelihood algebra, we show that any decoder can he used which accepts soft inputsincluding a priori valuesand delivers soft outputs that can he split into three terms: the soft chann ..."
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stop criterion derived from cross entropy, which results in a minimal number of iterations. Optimal and suboptimal decoders with reduced complexity are presented. Simulation results show that very simple component codes are sufficient, block codes are appropriate for high rates and convolutional codes
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