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The mechanics of hyperactivation in adhered human sperm
Hyperactivation is an important phenomenon exhibited by mammalian sperm during the process of acquiring fertilization capacity. The majority of studies have focused on incubation-induced hyperactivation in non-human species, ...
In the mood the dynamics of collective sentiments on Twitter
We study the relationship between the sentiment levels of Twitter users and the evolving network structure that the users created by @-mentioning each other. We use a large dataset of tweets to which we apply three sentiment ...
Applied Discrete Structures
(University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2013)
Chapter 1: Set Theory. Chapter 2: Combinatorics. Chapter 3: Logic. Chapter 4: More on Sets. Chapter 5: Introduction to Matrix Algebra. Chapter 6: Relations and Graphs. Chapter 7: Functions. Chapter 8: Recursion and Recurrence ...
A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra
(Cambridge University Press, 2008)
Chapter 1: Basic properties of the integers. Chapter 2: Congruences. Chapter 3: Computing with large integers. Chapter 4: Euclid’s algorithm. Chapter 5: The distribution of primes. Chapter 6: Abelian groups. Chapter 7: ...
(Grand Valley State University, 2015)
Chapter 1: Understanding the Derivative. Chapter 2: Computing Derivatives. Chapter 3: Using Derivatives. Chapter 4: The Definite Integral. Chapter 5: Finding Antiderivatives and Evaluating Integrals. Chapter 6: Using ...
Abstract Algebra: Theory and Applications
(Stephen F. Austin State University, 2014)
Preliminaries. The Integers. Groups. Cyclic Groups. Permutation Groups. Cosets and Lagrange’s Theorem. Introduction to Cryptography. Algebraic Coding Theory. Isomorphisms. Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups. Homomorphisms. ...
Book of Proof
(Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012)
Chapter 1: Fundamentals. Chapter 2: How to Prove Conditional Statements. Chapter 3: More on Proof. Chapter 4: Relations, Functions and Cardinality.
Basic Analysis: Introduction to Real Analysis
(Jiˇrí Lebl, 2016)
Introduction. Chapter 1. Real Numbers. Chapter 2. Sequences and Series. Chapter 3. Continuous Functions. Chapter 4. The Derivative. Chapter 5. The Riemann Integral. Cjhapter 6. Sequences of Functions. Chapter 7: Metric ...
A process of rumour scotching on finite populations
(The Royal Society, 2015)
Rumour spreading is a ubiquitous phenomenon in social and technological networks. Traditional models consider that the rumour is propagated by pairwise interactions between spreaders and ignorants. Only spreaders are active ...
Escaping the tragedy of the commons through targeted punishment
(The Royal Society, 2015)
Failures of cooperation cause many of society’s gravest problems. It is well known that cooperation among many players faced with a social dilemma can be maintained thanks to the possibility of punishment, but achieving ...