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Simulating Mucociliary Transport Using the Method of Regularized Stokeslets
Mucociliary clearance is a process whereby cilia lining the airways propel mucus and entrapped particles away from the lungs. Understanding this process is critical to treating ciliary defects, as well as to developing ...
On the Existence of a Winning Strategy in the T(4, 3) Knotter Vs. Unknotter Game
Here we prove that the “Knotter” in the T(4, 3) “Knotter vs. Unknotter Game” has a winning strategy, provided she goes second.
Evolutionary Dynamics in an Individual Spatial and a Mean Field Differential Equation Host-Pathogen Model
We examine a host-pathogen model in which three types of species exist: empty sites, healthy hosts, and infected hosts. In this model six different transitions can occur: empty sites can be colonized by healthy hosts, healthy ...
Modeling the Folate Pathway in Escherichia coli
Folates are a class of metabolites that are essential to living cells across all life. Because these molecules are especially important in aiding cell division, folates are targets for antibiotics, such as trimethoprim. ...
Modeling Basketball Games as Alternating Renewal-Reward Processes and Predicting Match Outcomes
We fit an Alternating Renewal-Reward Process model to basketball games and use the models to predict the outcomes of 1209 games in the 2012-2013 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. Using data collected from NBC ...
A Strategy and Honesty Based Comparison of Preferential Ballot Voting Methods
This paper presents an analysis of various preferential ballot voting systems based on the idea that voters should be encouraged to vote honestly and independently of the other votes cast. Random votes are simulated in three ...