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    • Thermoacoustic Tomography in Elastic Media 

      Tittelfitz, Justin Jeffrey (2013-11-14)
      We investigate the problem of recovering the initial displacement f for a solution u of a linear, isotropic, non-homogeneous elastic wave equation, given measurements of u on [0, T ] × boundary of Omega, where Omega in R3 ...
    • Three Problems in Discrete Probability 

      Slivken, Erik Dustin
      In this thesis we present three problems. The first problem is to find a good description of the number of fixed points of a 231-avoiding permutation. We use a bijection from Dyck paths to 231-avoiding permutations that ...
    • Time-like graphical models 

      Tadic, Tvrtko
      We study continuous processes indexed by a special family of graphs. Processes indexed by vertices of graphs are known as probabilistic graphical models. In 2011, Burdzy and Pal proposed a continuous version of graphical ...
    • The topology of graph homomorphisms 

      Dochtermann, Anton, 1978- (2007)
      In this thesis we consider topological aspects of graph homomorphisms. Our main object of study is the Hom complex of graphs, a space first introduced by Lovasz to obtain lower bounds on chromatic number, and more recently ...
    • Toward the compactification of the stack of Lie(G)-forms using perfect complexes 

      Zsamboki, Pal
      To establish geometric properties of an algebraic stack, one can find a compactification. This method has been successfully employed to find irreducible components for example of the moduli stack of curves [DM69], vector ...
    • Towards a non-Q-Gorenstein Minimal Model Program 

      Chiecchio, Alberto
      In this thesis we do the first steps towards a non-Q-Gorenstein Minimal Model Program. We extensively study non-Q-factorial singularities, using the techniques introduced by [dFH09]. We introduce a new class of singularities, ...
    • Wild Automorphisms and Abelian Varieties 

      Kirson, Antonio (2010)
      An automorphism $\sigma$ of a projective variety $X$ is said to be \textit{wild} if $\sigma(Y)\neq Y$ for every non-empty subvariety $Y\subsetneq X$. In MR2227726 Z. Reichstein, D. Rogalski, and J.J. Zhang conjectured that ...
    • The Zeros of Elliptic Curve L-functions: Analytic Algorithms with Explicit Time Complexity 

      Spicer, Simon Vernon Bok
      Elliptic curves are central objects of study in modern-day algebraic number theory. The problem of how to determine the rank of a rational elliptic curve is a difficult one, and at the time of the writing of this thesis ...