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Asymptotic Logical Uncertainty and The Benford Test [article]

Scott Garrabrant, Siddharth Bhaskar, Abram Demski, Joanna Garrabrant, George Koleszarik, Evan Lloyd
2015 arXiv   pre-print
We give an algorithm A which assigns probabilities to logical sentences.  ...  For any simple infinite sequence of sentences whose truth-values appear indistinguishable from a biased coin that outputs "true" with probability p, we have that the sequence of probabilities that A assigns  ...  In contrast, logical uncertainty deals with uncertainty about logic.  ... 
arXiv:1510.03370v1 fatcat:xhe764bwurb2tcao4kslrao2ti

Asymptotic Logical Uncertainty and the Benford Test [chapter]

Scott Garrabrant, Tsvi Benson-Tilsen, Siddharth Bhaskar, Abram Demski, Joanna Garrabrant, George Koleszarik, Evan Lloyd
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We give an algorithm AL,T which assigns probabilities to logical sentences.  ...  In contrast, logical uncertainty deals with uncertainty about logic.  ...  In this paper, we take a different approach, which we call asymptotic logical uncertainty. We require that M (N ) be computable and have runtime bounded by some function of N .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41649-6_20 fatcat:egz4zipozzceznb4kxyiojyugq

A 25-MHz Self-Referenced Solid-State Frequency Source Suitable for XO-Replacement

M.S. McCorquodale, G.A. Carichner, J.D. O'Day, S.M. Pernia, S. Kubba, E.D. Marsman, J.J. Kuhn, R.B. Brown
2009 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part 1: Regular Papers  
The frequency source is referenced to a frequency-trimmed and temperature-compensated 800-MHz free-running oscillator (LCO) that is implemented in a standard logic CMOS process and with no specialized  ...  the power supply voltage, and from 10 C to 80 C.  ...  The die is pad-limited due to analog and digital test points.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcsi.2009.2016133 fatcat:apx7uhyk4jgqngtrhe42w7ltu4

Speculative Physics: the Ontology of Theory and Experiment in High Energy Particle Physics and Science Fiction [article]

Clarissa Ai Ling Lee
2014 arXiv   pre-print
The works of science fiction examined here demonstrate the tension between the internal values of physics in the practice of theory and experiment and questions on ethics, culture, and morality.  ...  for instigating more rigorous and intense cross-disciplinary interrogations between the sciences and the humanities.  ...  As he rightly argues, the underdetermined undecideability and constraints of logic mean that the empirical uncertainty in data may never be adequately resolved.  ... 
arXiv:1406.5636v1 fatcat:xdy4cigbizcrna3hpkk2r2r6xq

Addressing the homeland security problem: A collaborative decision-making framework

T.S. Raghu, R. Ramesh, Andrew B. Whinston
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
We further explore the effects of incorporating notions of information source reliability within arguments and the effects thereof.  ...  Several inference rules for augmenting the argument network and to capture implicit notions in arguments are proposed.  ...  Acknowledgment The first author's research is partially funded by a grant from the Dean's Award for Excellence at the W.P. Carey School of Business.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20123 fatcat:pm7rjhc2rnhzjafqf6dov7nvkq

Addressing the Homeland Security Problem: A Collaborative Decision-Making Framework [chapter]

T. S. Raghu, R. Ramesh, Andrew B. Whinston
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We further explore the effects of incorporating notions of information source reliability within arguments and the effects thereof.  ...  Several inference rules for augmenting the argument network and to capture implicit notions in arguments are proposed.  ...  Acknowledgment The first author's research is partially funded by a grant from the Dean's Award for Excellence at the W.P. Carey School of Business.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44853-5_19 fatcat:cnjc7mhsoreahfnqsdtf6bwfqy

Guiding-center simulation of toroidal plasmas

Thomas H Johnson, John Killeen, Oscar A Anderson, Marvin E Rensink
1977 Journal of Computational Physics  
Company will be presented. 5 6 Benford, et al.  ...  Fron here on things continue downhill Just as in the previous case. Figures 35 and 36 Illustrate a transition and an asymptotic case.  ...  The values of J are calculated (nonrelativistically) as follows: and hence All three components will be displayed as actually defined by GUIDE and GUIDON. Ball Current This term is trivial.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0021-9991(77)90092-4 fatcat:eb6g7iqobrhodlt2lk37m56zkq

The Bolocam Lockman Hole Millimeter‐Wave Galaxy Survey: Galaxy Candidates and Number Counts

G. T. Laurent, J. E. Aguirre, J. Glenn, P. A. R. Ade, J. J. Bock, S. F. Edgington, A. Goldin, S. R. Golwala, D. Haig, A. E. Lange, P. R. Maloney, P. D. Mauskopf (+4 others)
2005 Astrophysical Journal  
Extensive simulations and jackknife tests were performed to confirm the robustness of our source candidates and estimate the effects of false detections, bias, and completeness.  ...  This survey encompasses 324 arcmin^2 to an rms noise level (filtered for point sources) of 1.4 mJy/beam and includes the entire regions surveyed by the published 8 mJy 850 micron JCMT SCUBA and 1.2 mm  ...  The technique uses the following logic.  ... 
doi:10.1086/428823 fatcat:xbttazd4wzcrplbtvaoi7jacjq

Politics, public servants, and profits: Institutional complexity and temporary hybridization in a public infrastructure alliance project

Juri Matinheikki, Kirsi Aaltonen, Derek Walker
2018 International Journal of Project Management  
capability to include more contextual factors will asymptotically approach the real leading accumulation of knowledge.  ...  This led the NTA to decide to test project alliancing in a rail refurbishment project and to hire both the local and Australian consultants to support them in establishing and running the alliance.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2018.07.004 fatcat:rrfemfo6yjfgvh5nfr2dofozjm

Science with the new generation high energy gamma- ray experiments [article]

M. Alvarez, D. D'Armiento, G. Agnetta, A. Alberdi, A. Antonelli, A. Argan, P. Assis, E. A. Baltz, C. Bambi, G. Barbiellini, H. Bartko, M. Basset, D. Bastieri (+180 others)
2007 arXiv   pre-print
This year the focus was on the use of gamma-ray to study the Dark Matter component of the Universe, the origin and propagation of Cosmic Rays, Extra Large Spatial Dimensions and Tests of Lorentz Invariance  ...  This Conference is the fifth of a series of Workshops on High Energy Gamma- ray Experiments, following the Conferences held in Perugia 2003, Bari 2004, Cividale del Friuli 2005, Elba Island 2006.  ...  The support of the German BMBF and MPG, the Italian INFN, the Spanish CICYT, ETH research grant TH 34/04 3, and the Polish MNiI grant 1P03D01028 are gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
arXiv:0712.1548v1 fatcat:dgbxgcrsmvfybhdfv6gfvbk7sy


Francisca Missilene Muniz Magalhães, Pedro Franco de Sá
2021 Incompletudes e Contradições para os Avanços da Pesquisa em Matemática 2  
their teaching affects the student's reasoning and logic in solving problems.  ...  We seek to develop the logical reasoning and concentration of the students involved in the activities, being them from the Mathematics Degree courses at the Federal Institute of Acre -Campus Rio Branco  ...  In the solution of the resulting system of equations, the lexicographic Gauss-Seidel and line Gauss-Seidel methodswere used.  ... 
doi:10.22533/at.ed.5642108034 fatcat:6bwrffdve5ddvm33x76y3hrhqe

Gamma Ray Bursts as Electromagnetic Outflows [article]

Maxim Lyutikov Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics, Cosmology)
2003 arXiv   pre-print
After the bubble breaks out from the stellar surface and most of the electron-positron pairs annihilate, the bubble expansion becomes highly relativistic.  ...  Current-driven instabilities develop in this shell at a radius ∼3×10^16 cm and lead to dissipation of magnetic field and acceleration of pairs which are responsible for the γ-ray burst.  ...  Several natural correlations between the prompt GRB polarization and other parameters follow from the model and can be tested with future observations.  ... 
arXiv:astro-ph/0312347v1 fatcat:tixtoxz23vh4nhmv7sr5gmkeve


Daniel Stern, Roberto J. Assef, Dominic J. Benford, Andrew Blain, Roc Cutri, Arjun Dey, Peter Eisenhardt, Roger L. Griffith, T. H. Jarrett, Sean Lake, Frank Masci, Sara Petty (+6 others)
2012 Astrophysical Journal  
The Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) is an extremely capable and efficient black hole finder.  ...  We explore the demographics, multiwavelength properties and redshift distribution of WISE-selected AGN candidates in the COSMOS field.  ...  Potential Galactic contaminants are brown dwarfs (cooler than spectral class T1) and asymptotic giant branch stars, both of which have much lower surface densities than AGNs at the depths probed and are  ... 
doi:10.1088/0004-637x/753/1/30 fatcat:zusbgx2ty5c37lcxdnsmqmxcmi

A Bayesian Reappraisal of Australian Crustal Heat Flow and Temperature [article]

Marcus Haynes, University, The Australian National
The quantification of uncertainty distributions on geothermal data sets provides the means to calculate the degree with which a given earth model is consistent with available geothermal data.  ...  This is supported by a new framework for assessing the uncertainties inherent in bottom-hole temperature measurements, enabling us to leverage vast industrial data sets to model crustal thermal fields.  ...  I also examine the uncertainties associated with the inferred solutions, and how these can be estimated from the input data uncertainties.  ... 
doi:10.25911/s124-az92 fatcat:nrmbllvxgfbo7aqn7hqoulezty

Whole Issue

Lorraine Kerslake
2020 Ecozon@  
scale to the planetary, leaving the extinction of all life on Earth as the logical future.  ...  Guzmán's representation of the historical, archaeological, and cosmological past through images of the landscape in the Atacama Desert and Patagonia infers that capitalism is progressing from the human  ...  We are and that is everything. Minute, and also infinite. Defined, and beyond our own comprehension. Every pattern and symbolism, Yet, unique and unmatched. We are the flesh and the seed.  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2020.11.1.3709 fatcat:lx7zwe3hvvd6hiwlnqi37flw6e
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