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On the (Im)possibility of Non-interactive Correlation Distillation [chapter]

Ke Yang
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We study the problem of non-interactive correlation distillation (NICD). Suppose Alice and Bob each has a string, denoted by A = a 0 a 1 · · · a n−1 and B = b 0 b 1 · · · b n−1 , respectively.  ...  Alice and Bob wish to "distill" the correlation non-interactively, i.e., they wish to each apply a function to their strings, and output one bit, denoted by X and Y , such that Prob [X = Y ] can be made  ...  Acknowledgment The author thanks Luis von Ahn, Manuel Blum, Ning Hu, Joe Kilian, John Langford, and Steven Rudich for helpful discussions, and for Ueli Maurer and Avi Wigderson for providing the references  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24698-5_26 fatcat:v2p6rk72ajbsbdy5qxla6y6tmy

On the (im)possibility of non-interactive correlation distillation

Ke Yang
2007 Theoretical Computer Science  
We study the problem of non-interactive correlation distillation (NICD). Suppose that Alice and Bob each have a string, denoted by A = a 0 a 1 · · · a n−1 and B = b 0 b 1 · · · b n−1 , respectively.  ...  Alice and Bob wish to 'distill' the correlation non-interactively, i.e., they wish to each apply a function to their strings, and output one random bit, denoted by X and Y , such that Pr[X = Y ] can be  ...  The author also thanks the anonymous reviewer for useful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2007.03.007 fatcat:dc6l6ipmizgy5pulkr22iwqoym

Complexation of Amino Compounds by 18C6 Improves Selectivity by IMS-IMS-MS: Application to Petroleum Characterization

Zhiyu Li, Stephen J. Valentine, David E. Clemmer
2011 Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry  
This analysis yields dissociation voltages that are inversely correlated with the number of separate substitutions on the nitrogen atom of the amino compounds; dissociation voltages of~40,~90, and~150  ...  Complexation of a series of related amino compounds by 18-crown-6 ether (18C6) is studied as a means of improving the resolution of mixtures by combinations of ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) and mass  ...  The authors are grateful for enlightening discussions with Dr. Kuangnan Qian from ExxonMobile as well as for providing the VGO distillate sample.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13361-011-0105-0 pmid:21472516 pmcid:PMC4140651 fatcat:bkvzqxghzbeylgsdd6wqmxmgri

Effect of microgrooves and fibronectin conjugation on the osteoblast marker gene expression and differentiation

Su-Jung Park, Richard Leesungbok, Su-Jin Ahn, Byung-Jin Im, Do Yun Lee, Yu-Jin Jee, Joon-Ho Yoon, Taixing Cui, Sang Cheon Lee, Suk Won Lee
2015 The Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics  
The conjugation of fibronectin on Ti significantly increased osteoblast differentiation in MSCs compared with non-conjugated Ti substrates.  ...  fibronectin (E60/10FN) compared with the same surface without fibronectin (E60/10), and a more than fourfold increase in calcium concentration was observed on E60/10FN compared with the non-etched control  ...  interaction between the bone and implant surface during osseointegration.  ... 
doi:10.4047/jap.2015.7.6.496 pmid:26816580 pmcid:PMC4722154 fatcat:lzijo4mjjjhefffiu42ax57zne

Development of low viscous ionic liquids: the dependence of the viscosity on the mass of the ions

Peter Barthen, Walter Frank, Nikolai Ignatiev
2014 Ionics (Kiel)  
All deuterated ionic liquids possess a higher viscosity and density in comparison to non-deuterated ones.  ...  The dissociation rate of the ionic liquid, the sizes of the cation and the anion, and the nature of the inter-ionic interaction are not influenced by deuteration, but viscosity is.  ...  Hübner (University of Wuppertal, Germany) for the measuring of the viscosity and the density of the studied ionic liquids.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11581-014-1153-9 fatcat:waydj3xkb5a3vlxcsv53je3wyy

[(IMes)2Pt(H)(ClBC5H4SiMe3)]: a Borabenzene-Platinum Adduct with an Unusual Pt-Cl-B Interaction

André Languérand, Stephanie S. Barnes, Guillaume Bélanger-Chabot, Laurent Maron, Philippe Berrouard, Pierre Audet, Frédéric-Georges Fontaine
2009 Angewandte Chemie  
This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: [[(IMes)2Pt(H)(ClBC5H4SiMe3)]: a Borabenzene-Platinum Adduct with an Unusual Pt-Cl-B Interaction, Angew. Chem. Int.  ...  an anionic ligand within the coordination sphere, depending on the nature of the transition metal and the ambiphilic ligand.  ...  A 2D ROESY NMR experiment was also carried out on 2a. ROE correlations were observed between the borabenzene and the [(IMes)2Pt(H)(Cl)] fragment.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ange.200902870 fatcat:nw3wnubq4rbzffb27ugziu3gcm

Lactobacillus plantarum Lipoteichoic Acids Possess Strain-Specific Regulatory Effects on the Biofilm Formation of Dental Pathogenic Bacteria

Dongwook Lee, Jintaek Im, Dong Hyun Park, Sungho Jeong, Miri Park, Seokmin Yoon, Jaewoong Park, Seung Hyun Han
2021 Frontiers in Microbiology  
Furthermore, LRCC 5310 Lp.LTA dramatically reduced the biofilm formation of the dental pathogens on the human dentin slice infection model.  ...  However, their effects on S. gordonii and S. mutans biofilm formation were different: LRCC 5310 Lp.LTA most effectively suppressed the biofilm formation of all strains of dental pathogens, while Lp.LTAs  ...  Inorganic phosphate assay was then performed for each column fractions from the hydrophobic interaction and ion-exchange chromatography because phosphate contents of column fractions are linearly correlated  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmicb.2021.758161 pmid:34867884 pmcid:PMC8636137 fatcat:dacuar2mdrdvnjvtpwyymxybwy

The Future Internet convergence of IMS and ubiquitous smart environments: An IMS-based solution for energy efficiency

Paolo Bellavista, Giuseppe Cardone, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
2012 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
a well balanced usage of resources on different devices, and enable the widest possible access to sensed data, while ensuring a minimal energy consumption on battery-operated devices.  ...  So far, existing works on Pervasive Sensing have focused only on limited portions of the whole stack of available devices and data that they can use, to propose and develop mainly vertical solutions.  ...  Moreover, it is possible to process on the mobile device large sets of locally collected raw data and to distill meaningful views of the activity currently done by the user, such as running, cycling, talking  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2011.05.003 fatcat:3iprgfdvmjfxxey67qtflilnri

Comprehensive study on the impact of the cation alkyl side chain length on the solubility of water in ionic liquids

Kiki A. Kurnia, Catarina M.S.S. Neves, Mara G. Freire, Luís M.N.B.F. Santos, João A.P. Coutinho
2015 Journal of Molecular Liquids  
Both COSMO-RS and the electrostatic potential-derived CHelpG show that the interactions of water and the IL cation take place on the IL polar region, namely on the aromatic head and adjacent methylene  ...  The impact of the alkyl side chain length and the cation symmetry on the water solubility in the asymmetric [C N-1 C 1 im][NTf 2 ] and symmetric [C N-1 C N-1 im][NTf 2 ] series of ILs (N up to 22), from  ...  optimized using the TZVP basis set and non-local BP exchange/correlation functional as implemented in Gaussian 03 Rev D.02 [40] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.molliq.2015.03.040 pmid:26435559 pmcid:PMC4591462 fatcat:icws7f7srzaqdonzc3xtmravcq

Conformational modulation of DNA by polyamide binding: structural effects of f-Im-Py-Im based derivatives on 5′-ACGCGT-3′

Shuo Wang, Yun Chai, Balaji Babu, Vijay Satam, Moses Lee, W. David Wilson
2013 Journal of Molecular Recognition  
Some of the substituents are charged with electrostatic interactions with DNA phosphate groups and their charge effects on DNA gel mobility have been observed.  ...  The DNA sequence 5'-ACGCGT-3' is in the core site of the Mlu1 cell-cycle box, a transcriptional element in the promoter region of human Dbf4 gene which is highly correlated with a large number of aggressive  ...  The authors thank Carol W. Wilson for manuscript proofreading.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jmr.2273 pmid:23784989 pmcid:PMC3814215 fatcat:75ypieid65afzhbpazr33skz74

The effect of the cation alkyl chain branching on mutual solubilities with water and toxicities

Kiki A. Kurnia, Tânia E. Sintra, Catarina M. S. S. Neves, Karina Shimizu, José N. Canongia Lopes, Fernando Gonçalves, Sónia P. M. Ventura, Mara G. Freire, Luís M. N. B. F. Santos, João A. P. Coutinho
2014 Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP  
In this work the effect of the branching of the cation alkyl chain on the design of ionic liquids (ILs) is evaluated.  ...  data of mutual solubility of ILs and water; fitted parameters from the correlation of the experimental data with eqn (1) and (2) ; standard thermodynamic molar properties of solution of ILs in water at  ...  to that of [C 3 C 1 im][NTf 2 ], the non-polar clusters of [i-C 4 C 1 im][NTf 2 ] show correlations lower than those of [C 3 C 1 im][NTf 2 ] (cf.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c4cp02309a pmid:25119425 pmcid:PMC4265389 fatcat:65yir4asbbghvgm74cyz3fvwii

One-way quantum key distribution: Simple upper bound on the secret key rate

Tobias Moroder, Marcos Curty, Norbert Lütkenhaus
2006 Physical Review A. Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics  
This method is based on a necessary precondition for one-way secret key distillation; the legitimate users need to prove that there exists no quantum state having a symmetric extension that is compatible  ...  The main advantage of the obtained upper bound is that it can be formulated as a semidefinite program, which can be efficiently solved.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors wish to thank R. Renner  ... 
doi:10.1103/physreva.74.052301 fatcat:fm2gixg2gjgcphgrk5szrfz2gu

The impact of ionic liquid fluorinated moieties on their thermophysical properties and aqueous phase behaviour

Catarina M. S. S. Neves, Kiki A. Kurnia, Karina Shimizu, Isabel M. Marrucho, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, João A. P. Coutinho, Mara G. Freire, José N. Canongia Lopes
2014 Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP  
The presence of fluorinated alkyl chains in ionic liquids is quite relevant regarding their thermophysical properties and aqueous phase behaviour.  ...  and has to encompass rather large non-polar moieties in the case of [C 2 C 1 im][FAP].  ...  The dark blue line corresponds to correlations between the hydrogen atom of water and the -CF 3 fluorine atoms of the perfluoroethyl groups; the light blue one to correlations between the hydrogen atom  ... 
doi:10.1039/c4cp02008a pmid:25179181 pmcid:PMC4265384 fatcat:cw6n4fnr6rbbhmze43wu7hw3mu

On the Luminescence Minimum in Certain Scintillator Solutions

J. M. Nosworthy, John L. Magee, M. Burton
1961 Journal of Chemical Physics  
® However, in solutions of low Vz, with species B* effectively isolated, we may consider the possible im- portance of the contribution of a simple diffusion- controlled process between B* and quencher  ...  ; distil- lation from sodium on a Todd column, retaining the middle fraction; one crystallization rejecting the last one-fifth of liquid.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.1731621 fatcat:njzjsgg43jcvrdmaiyn4turyka

Impact of Environmental Microbes on the Composition of the Gut Microbiota of Adult BALB/c Mice

Zhimao Bai, Honglin Zhang, Na Li, Zhiyu Bai, Liling Zhang, Zhencheng Xue, Haitao Jiang, Yuan Song, Dongrui Zhou, Suryasarathi Dasgupta
2016 PLoS ONE  
To investigate the impact of microbes within the living environment on the gut microbiota of adults, we raised three groups of BALB/c mice from 3-4 weeks age in the same specificpathogen-free animal room  ...  However, the dominate bacteria changed slightly upon exposure to intestinal microbes, and the abundance of the non-dominate species changed significantly.  ...  Performed the experiments: ZMB HZ NL ZYB LZ ZX HJ. Analyzed the data: ZMB HZ LZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DZ YS. Wrote the paper: ZMB YS HZ.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160568 pmid:27518814 pmcid:PMC4982623 fatcat:6vpgtzmatnasdjjokbtqbevho4
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