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(20100518)The focus of this research is on the analysis and computation of equilibria in noncooperative Cournot and Bertrand games. The application of focus for Cournot competition is power markets while that for Bertrand competition is ...
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(20100622)In this thesis, we consider a special class of binary quadratic programming problem (BQP) where the number of nonzero elements is fixed. Such problems arise frequently from various applications and have been proved to be ...
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(20150414)Modelbased optimization methods are effective for solving optimization problems with little structure, such as convexity and differentiability. Such algorithms iteratively find candidate solutions by generating samples ...
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(20130822)In this thesis we present new effective algorithms for several special classes of quadratic programming problems. The problems we study can be classifiedinto two categories. The first group contains two optimization problems ...
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(20120522)Tests were performed to investigate microstructural dependence of acoustic wave attenuation, velocity, and a nonlinear parameter, noncollinear scattered wave amplitude. Specimens of various microstructures were prepared ...
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(20100820)This research proposes a normative approach in two infrastructural manufacturing decisions: quality and product development. Quality, as employed in the research, is defined as satisfying customer needs given a market ...
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(20130203)Livelock avoidance is an essential requirement in DiscreteEvent/DiscreteState (DEDS) systems. Every event of a live DEDS system can be executed at some instant in the future, irrespective of its past activities. When a ...
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(20150716)A set of ndimensional integral vectors, Nn, is said to be rightclosed if for any x 2 , any vector y x also belongs to it. An integralset Nn is convex if and only if there is a convex set C Rn such that ...
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(20140916)The 2008 Financial Crisis highlighted the importance of effective portfolio deleveraging and liquidation strategies, which is critical to surviving financial distress and maintaining system stability. This thesis studies ...
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(20140530)Life cycle assessments (LCA’s) are performed for many combine harvester, tractor, and planter models. The machines will be considered for selection by a farming system seeking to accomplish certain tasks on a farm of fixed ...
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(1995)The increasing competitiveness in the industry necessitates the development of optimization tools for chemical process planning. The problem of selecting processes and capacity expansion policies for a chemical complex can ...
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(2006)Our results are also used to address the general problem of synchronization of multiple Lagrangian systems. The problems of multirobot coordination and of bilateral teleoperation with time delay are shown to be special ...
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(20130822)Increasingly, large systems and data centers are being built in a 'scale out' manner, i.e. using large numbers of commodity hardware components, instead of traditional 'scale up' using expensive, specialized equipment. ...
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(2008)The second mechanism we present is a "Message Dispatcher" (MD) layer for information dissemination in wireless vehicletovehicle communication. The MD enables efficient and flexible transmission of data elements between ...
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(20150413)“Predictive Design Analytics” proposed by this dissertation is a new paradigm to enable design engineers to extract important patterns from largescale data characterized by four dimensions (volume, variety, velocity and ...
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(20120206)This thesis is mainly concerned with the study of product of random stochastic matrices and random weighted averaging dynamics. It will be shown that a generalization of a fundamental result in the theory of ergodic Markov ...
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(20140530)The utilization of recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) in HMA pavement applications was investigated via Diskshaped Compact Tension (DC(T)) mixture testing and an acoustic emission (AE) based technique for estimating the ...
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(20130822)The first focus of this thesis is to solve a stochastic convex minimization problem over an arbitrary family of nonempty, closed and convex sets. The problem has random features. Gradient or subgradient of objective function ...
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(20150121)Movement is one of the most basic human skills that used for communicating and interacting with the environment. Although we have an intuitive understanding of our gestures, it is hard to explain their quality. One would ...
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