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Majorizing Measures for the Optimizer [article]

Sander Borst, Daniel Dadush, Neil Olver, Makrand Sinha
2020 arXiv   pre-print
A major reason for this difficulty was considered to be theory of majorizing measures itself, which had the reputation of being opaque and mysterious.  ...  This also allows for efficiently computing the measure using off-the-shelf methods from convex optimization. (2) We obtain tree-based upper and lower bound certificates by rounding, in a series of steps  ...  For this purpose, some of the earlier concepts, in particular, majorizing measures, will be central to the exposition.  ... 
arXiv:2012.13306v1 fatcat:nevsb7gzurgi5brq2vfufdnoeq

On Optimization Measures for the Layout of Major Technological Infrastructures in the Guangdong-Hong KongMacao Bay Area

Youliang ZHOU
2020 Creativity and Innovation  
ability, and analyzes the layout strategy of major science and technology infrastructure in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Bay area, hoping to provide some guidance for the layout of major science and  ...  In order to accelerate the pace of scientific and technological innovation and enhance the strength of national scientific and technological development, China needs to continue to optimize the layout  ...  and technological infrastructure and improve the system On Optimization Measures for the Layout of Major Technological Infrastructures in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area of major scientific and  ... 
doi:10.47297/wspciwsp2516-252702.20200406 fatcat:oqer6xheovhfdhfu6sbvdf6hxa

Using of a weighted directed acyclic graph for major repairs of real estate objects: the optimal combination of energy-efficient measures introduction

Elena Gorbaneva, Valery Mishchenko, Kristina Sevryukova, Elena Ovchinnikova, V. Kankhva
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
On the basis of the research an algorithm was proposed for the energy-efficient measures introduction when planning major repairs in apartment buildings (AB) using a weighted directed acyclic graph.  ...  Energy consumption analysis by regions of the world for the period from 2005 to 2019 showed that the growth of energy consumption is only increasing every year and requires certain energy-efficient measures  ...  for the implementation of energy-efficient measures during the AB major repair (6).  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202125809051 fatcat:zjyclxp535c7rkjwumzruq4rbm

Individualized hemodynamic optimization guided by indirect measurement of the respiratory exchange ratio in major surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (the OPHIQUE study)

Stéphane Bar, Pierre Boivin, Younes El Amine, Richard Descamps, Mouhamed Moussa, Osama Abou Arab, Marc-Olivier Fischer, Hervé Dupont, Emmanuel Lorne, Pierre-Grégoire Guinot
2020 Trials  
optimization (volume overload, vasoconstriction, etc.).  ...  [sepsis-related] Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score and laboratory data measured on postoperative days 1, 2, and 7.  ...  In this context, the international guidelines now recommend hemodynamic optimization in major noncardiac surgery [3, 4] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-020-04879-x pmid:33228773 fatcat:gmahezc6hbe5bd6l7mf732c3ka

Optimism and Pessimism as Predictors of Change in Health After Death or Onset of Severe Illness in Family

Mika Kivimäki, Jussi Vahtera, Marko Elovainio, Hans Helenius, Archana Singh-Manoux, Jaana Pentti
2005 Health Psychology  
These findings suggest that optimism may reduce the risk of health problems and may be related to a faster recovery after a major life event.  ...  The authors prospectively examined changes in health after a major life event (death or onset of severe illness in family) among 5,007 employees (mean age ϭ 44.8 years) whose optimism and pessimism levels  ...  a Median split; optimism and pessimism were measured 26 -38 months before the major life event.  ... 
doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.4.413 pmid:16045377 fatcat:ytycxcoyrjavtf2z7zifvdygtm

Beyond conscientiousness: Career optimism and satisfaction with academic major

Peter McIlveen, Gavin Beccaria, Lorelle J. Burton
2013 Journal of Vocational Behavior  
Suggestions are made for future research into modelling the relationships according to different academic disciplines and for the potential role of optimism as a learning objective for career education  ...  Beyond Conscientiousness: Career Optimism and Satisfaction with Academic Major University students' satisfaction with their studies is an important matter for themselves, their teachers, their institutions  ...  This clearly indicates the influence of optimism on academic major satisfaction.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2013.05.005 fatcat:fglszd6ysfbnhfns7zzmxzxwoq

Enhanced and Optimal Development Contributed in Finding Unknown Sources of Interference in Wireless Communication

Aamir Shahzad, Young-Gab Kim
2018 Proceedings (MDPI)  
, and further optimized in searching for the actuated position of unknown interference.  ...  Thus, the identification of RFI signals and the measurement of the position from which they originated is a major challenge of today; for that reason, several inclusive deployments have been made in the  ...  , and further optimized in searching for the actuated position of unknown interference.  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2010015 fatcat:cxopwt3jkbct3fllxd7zrwfncm

A Two-Level Inspection Model With Technological Insertions

Wenbin Wang, Matthew J. Carr, Tommy W. S. Chow, Michael G. Pecht
2012 IEEE Transactions on Reliability  
This paper presents a model for optimal asset maintenance inspection services.  ...  The model can be used for optimizing two-level inspection intervals with technological insertions.  ...  The type defect delay time distribution The average loss measure for a type failure, where could be downtime or cost The average loss measure for a type inspection The average loss measure for a type defect  ... 
doi:10.1109/tr.2012.2183911 fatcat:y43utafrqjbmhggvq67yckhyei

Nonlinear optimization of proportional-integral controller in doubly-fed induction generator using the Gradient Extremum Seeking algorithm

Aleksandar Saric, Aleksandra Marjanovic
2019 Serbian Journal of Electrical Engineering  
Optimization of the PI controller parameters is performed for a list of major disturbance trajectories recorded in historical database.  ...  DAEs), and connected to a power system, where rest of the power system is represented only by measurements in connection point.  ...  z p is vector of measurements (3) and r y represents a desired referent time response (constant, pre-disturbance value), while D is the list of major disturbances for the optimization (recorded and stored  ... 
doi:10.2298/sjee1902161s fatcat:25exci2h3nalxfzzzpbzc47brq

Career Optimism Mediates the Effect of Personality on Teachers' Career Engagement

Peter McIlveen, Harsha N. Perera
2016 Journal of Career Assessment  
For the purposes of the current study, this measure is broader than academic major satisfaction and pertains to one's choice of teaching as a career.  ...  The present formulation of career optimism is consistent with the measure of success expectancies operationalized in the study of teachers by Neves de Jesus and Lens (2005) ; however, the measure of career  ... 
doi:10.1177/1069072715616059 fatcat:c6mxx7o5lza25owkuh4h33xex4

Optimism and Recovery After Acute Coronary Syndrome

Amy Ronaldson, Gerard J. Molloy, Anna Wikman, Lydia Poole, Juan-Carlos Kaski, Andrew Steptoe
2015 Psychosomatic Medicine  
The main outcomes were physical health status, depressive symptoms, smoking, physical activity, and fruit and vegetable consumption measured 12 months after ACS, and composite major adverse cardiac events  ...  Conclusions: Optimism predicts better physical and emotional health after ACS. Measuring optimism may help identify individuals at risk.  ...  Measurement of optimism might lead to more accurate identification of individuals at risk for poor adaptation.  ... 
doi:10.1097/psy.0000000000000155 pmid:25738438 pmcid:PMC4396437 fatcat:eomgm765mrbchcgkqiix4khgwm

Identification of Jiles–Atherton Model Parameters Using Particle Swarm Optimization

R. Marion, R. Scorretti, N. Siauve, M.-A. Raulet, L. Krahenbiihl
2008 IEEE transactions on magnetics  
This paper presents the use of the multiobjective particle swarm optimization (PSO) technique for the identification of Jiles-Atherton model parameters.  ...  Experimental measures performed on both samples of materials allow us to complete and argue the validation for the PSO method.  ...  TABLE III ESTIMATION III ERRORS FOR A MAJOR HYSTERESIS LOOP TABLE IV OPTIMIZATION IV RESULTS AND ESTIMATION ERRORS FOR MAJOR HYSTERESIS LOOP Fig. 2.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmag.2007.914867 fatcat:cqepolzibbhs5k4xfzsxi5frsq

Majorization and Matrix-Monotone Functions in Wireless Communications

Eduard Jorswieck, Holger Boche
2006 Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory  
First, the PhD thesis [104] provides a framework for optimization of linear MIMO systems also by using Majorization theory.  ...  This measure is exploited for various performance measures and in many scenarios to analyze the impact of spatial correlation.  ... 
doi:10.1561/0100000026 fatcat:667nlq6kojfhrmukb7upf2cmay

An optimal measurement strategy to beat the quantum uncertainty in correlated system [article]

Jun-Li Li, Cong-Feng Qiao
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a practical method to reduce the one party measurement uncertainty by determining the measurement on the other party of an entangled bipartite system.  ...  In light of this method, a family of conditional majorization uncertainty relations in the presence of quantum memory is constructed, which is applicable to arbitrary number of observables.  ...  For measurement X the optimal measurement X is given by maximizing the following , and the optimal measurement is For cos θ t ∈ [0, 1] , tan θ r = tan θ t sin(2ξ) and θ r = θ t .  ... 
arXiv:2002.09833v2 fatcat:s65mtke46fgj3pqrrp5g3ssboi

Page 379 of The Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 5, Issue 4 [page]

1961 The Journal of Conflict Resolution  
Also there is the problem of tyrannous majorities. If a whole series of decisions is made by majority rule, there is the danger that a minority may contain the same people for each decision.  ...  With no clear consensus as to the optimal decisions, majority rule has a certain norma- tive appeal as a compromise. Majority rule also appeals to egalitarian instincts.  ... 
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