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Brief Announcement: Exact Size Counting in Uniform Population Protocols in Nearly Logarithmic Time

David Doty, Mahsa Eftekhari, Othon Michail, Paul G. Spirakis, Michail Theofilatos, Michael Wagner
2018 International Symposium on Distributed Computing  
The size counting problem is that of calculating the exact number n of agents in the population, assuming no leader (each agent starts in the same state).  ...  Crucially, unlike most published protocols with ω(1) states, our protocol is uniform: it uses the same transition algorithm for any population size, so does not need an estimate of the population size  ...  There is a leaderless, uniform population protocol solving the exact size counting problem with probability 1.  ... 
doi:10.4230/lipics.disc.2018.46 dblp:conf/wdag/DotyEMST18 fatcat:batrpixdmnechcppailth5dxu4

On Counting the Population Size

Petra Berenbrink, Dominik Kaaser, Tomasz Radzik
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing - PODC '19  
We consider the problem of counting the population size in the population model.  ...  We present two population protocols to count the size of the population: protocol Approximate, which computes with high probability either log n or log n , and protocol CountExact, which computes the exact  ...  Brief Announcement: Exact Size Counting in Uniform Population Protocols in Nearly Logarithmic Time.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3293611.3331631 dblp:conf/podc/BerenbrinkKR19 fatcat:t7gpdu6vbrdwlmbh4y7vq7r4va

Towards the european strategy for particle physics: The briefing book

T. Åkesson, R. Aleksan, B. Allanach, S. Bertolucci, A. Blondel, J. Butterworth, M. Cavalli-Sforza, A. Cervera, M. de Naurois, K. Desch, U. Egede, R. Heuer (+15 others)
2007 European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields  
This document was prepared as part of the briefing material for the Workshop of the CERN Council Strategy Group, held in DESY Zeuthen from 2nd to 6th May 2006.  ...  Orsay from 30th January to 2nd February 2006, reflecting the various opinions of the European community as recorded in written submissions to the Strategy Group and in the discussions at the Symposium  ...  The research support from the EC 6 th Framework has a certain influence on EPP in Europe through the Marie-Curie Programme and through support for technical R&D and industrialization for accelerators (  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-007-0318-3 fatcat:u54ydvn4s5dvfgrrowi7a4huby

Alterations in MicroRNA gene expression profile in liver transplant patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Afsoon Afshari, Ramin Yaghobi, Mohammad Hossein Karimi, Javad Mowla
2021 BMC Gastroenterology  
SYBR Green Real-time PCR protocols on 30 other tissue samples composed of 10 rejected and 20 non-rejected ones for the selected miRNAs.  ...  Therefore, in the present study, alterations in miRNAs as biomarkers were detected in LT patients with HCC.  ...  Argasi at the Research Consultation Center (RCC) of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences for his invaluable assistance in editing this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12876-020-01596-2 pmid:34118888 pmcid:PMC8199419 fatcat:3tbpyidycfgillu4yet6neiske

Centric Allometry: Studying Growth Using Landmark Data

Fred L. Bookstein
2021 Evolutionary biology  
This paper adapts two variants of standard morphometric least-squares, principal components and uniform strains, to circumvent size standardization while still accommodating an analytic toolkit for studies  ...  Standardization of position and orientation but not size yields the coordinates Franz Boas first discussed in 1905.  ...  (The name "Boas coordinates" was, in fact, Joe's idea.)  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11692-020-09530-w fatcat:uezgm6lj3ncwvejpkynuovx2sa

A Comprehensive Survey on Local Differential Privacy

Xingxing Xiong, Shubo Liu, Dan Li, Zhaohui Cai, Xiaoguang Niu
2020 Security and Communication Networks  
With the advent of the era of big data, privacy issues have been becoming a hot topic in public.  ...  In this paper, we present a comprehensive survey of LDP. We first give an overview on the fundamental knowledge of LDP and its frameworks.  ...  When the size of the possible domain is small, this can be solved with an FO protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8829523 fatcat:xjk3vgyambb5xioc2q5hyr2hua

A methodology for studying persistency aspects of internet flows

Jörg Wallerich, Holger Dreger, Anja Feldmann, Balachander Krishnamurthy, Walter Willinger
2005 Computer communication review  
The research of the authors is supported in part by EPSRC grant GR/S86266/01.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank AT&T Labs Research for providing access to Netflow data and Leibnitz Rechenzentrum, München for their help in collecting packet traces.  ...  terms of round-trip times, application layer protocols, transfer sizes, etc.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1064413.1064417 fatcat:b5leqpkvmnd5paw2vws4mqhlme

Analytic Hierarchy Process aided Key Management Schemes Evaluation in Wireless Sensor Network

Na Ruan, Yizhi Ren, Yoshiaki Hori, Kouichi Sakurai
2012 Journal of Networks  
A discrete time fluid model is created to study the impact of retransmission mechanism on SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) overload.  ...  BDFT is intended for high-speed routers where CPU time is crucial. BDFT is time and space efficient thanks to the use of counting Bloom filters as the data structure that represents the bins.  ...  The number of flows normally decreases logarithmically with the duration, so longer duration bins should cover more time and be reduced in size.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jnw.7.1.88-100 fatcat:7atjgdr7hngvfjvvfibte6d3pm

Wireless Sensor Network Security

An Liu, Mihui Kim, Leonardo B. Oliveira, Hailun Tan
2013 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
The information in this document reflects only the author's views, is provided as is and no guarantee or warranty is given that the information is fit for any particular purpose.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank Alexander Becher and Maximillian Dornseif for many helpful discussions and the delightful previous cooperation in breaking sensors [6] which formed the basis of Section  ...  The exact amount of time required for the attacks proposed above remains to be determined.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/362385 fatcat:2ph46uukonbtbdkc5q6t4mvgcq

The Algorithmic Foundations of Differential Privacy

Cynthia Dwork, Aaron Roth
2013 Foundations and Trends® in Theoretical Computer Science  
This book was used in a course taught by Salil Vadhan and Jon Ullman, whose students also provided careful feedback.  ...  Obtaining exact truthfulness So far we have discussed mechanisms that are asymptotically truthful in large population games.  ...  In this section, we give a brief survey of some of these ideas.  ... 
doi:10.1561/0400000042 fatcat:jk3mb6ltcfeqzeyvpyznpohuja

Internet Telephony [chapter]

Henning Schulzrinne
2004 The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing  
In 1999, nearly 93% of the population of the United States can call for help with 911, with 95% offering enhanced 911 services.  ...  Time code: Timing code laid down on videotape to give each frame a unique number so as to ensure exact transitions during editing.  ...  PANS Progressive scan: All lines in a frame are scanned consecutively. Typically used for computer displays, as it gives better quality for (moving) text. PSTN: Public Switched Telephone Network.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9780203507223.ch6 fatcat:3ljkkei7j5d3lhqedymkwcvpwu

Large Deviations of Convex Hulls of Random Walks and Other Stochastic Models

Hendrik Schawe, Alexander K. Hartmann, Joachim Krug
2019 Zenodo  
While all those problems have in common that they were up to now mainly studied in regards to the mean values of some observable, in this thesis the full distribution including very rare events with probabilities  ...  of the single energy levels in the system.  ...  Except for data previously published in References [31, 37] (distribution of the size of the single connected components and 2-core for Erdős-Rényi graph) all data was generated by simulation code written  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3377932 fatcat:pbej6euvmjdtjkantta66er77u

A Large-scale Empirical Analysis of Browser Fingerprints Properties for Web Authentication [article]

Nampoina Andriamilanto, Tristan Allard, Gaëtan Le Guelvouit, Alexandre Garel
2020 arXiv   pre-print
These properties include their distinctiveness, their stability through time, their collection time, their size, and the accuracy of a simple verification mechanism.  ...  In this paper, we investigate the adequacy of browser fingerprints for web authentication.  ...  Ent.), their sameness rate (% Same), their median size (Size), and their median collection time (Time). E.2 Attributes list E.2.1 Attributes nomenclature.  ... 
arXiv:2006.09511v1 fatcat:z24bm7lbzbhprbd2gutuxyh4su

From Zero to Hero: How Zero-Rating Became a Debate about Human Rights

Linnet Taylor
2016 IEEE Internet Computing  
This set of /32s illustrates We don't plot the top two /32 prefixes (listed in Table 2 ), because nearly every /48 is represented, resulting in interface counts that are an order of magnitude higher  ...  protocol in 1996.  ...  Most Prestigious contributors in the teaching and R&D computing communities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2016.88 fatcat:imrhaaoac5gifool7wjegaxl5q


1988 Thematic Mapping from Satellite Imagery  
Acknowledgments, Remerciements, Ringraziamenti fLEDBAT vs fLEDBAT We now consider the intra-protocol scenario in which two fLEDBAT flows share the bottleneck.  ...  We set the start time of latecomer flow to t = 10 s, which was shown in [155] to represent a worst case scenario for the fairness index.  ...  , network setting, user population and years.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-1-85166-217-3.50005-9 fatcat:juz2oqrslzfvrjxqdvg7wsslba
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