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### CONTINUOUS-**TIME MARKOV CHAINS** - **Columbia University**

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CONTINUOUS-**TIME MARKOV CHAINS** by Ward Whitt Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research **Columbia University** New York, NY 10027-6699

### Viral Pathogenesis - **Columbia University**

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sandflies. Even deeper inoculation, into the tissue and muscle below the dermis, can occur by **hypodermic needle** punctures, body piercing or tattooing, animal bites, or sexual contact when body fluids are mingled through skin abrasions or ulcerations. In contrast to the strictly localized replication of viruses in the

### 1 The Newsvendor Problem - **Columbia University**

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**Production** Management Professor Guillermo Gallego 6 April 1995 1 The Newsvendor Problem In this chapter we discuss the problem of controlling the **inventory** of a single item with stochastic demands over a single period. This problem is also known …

**Credit Risk** Models - **Columbia University**

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Feb 08, 2021 · **credit risk modeling** Often **risk**-neutral Common example: copula models Factor models: company, industry, economy-wide fundamentals, but highly schematized, lends itself to portfolio **risk modeling**. Some models fall into several of these categories 6/32

### Social norms and social influence - **Columbia University**

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Social norms and social inﬂuence Rachel I McDonald and **Christian** S Crandall Psychology has a long history of demonstrating the power and reach of …

### Types of mutations - **Columbia University**

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acts as a nucleation site for binding of the incision/**excision** enzymes. • XP-B is a 3’-> 5’ DNA helicase that may be involved in unwinding the DNA 5'-ward of a damaged base • XP-C is a single-stranded DNA binding protein that is essential …

### Expected Utility Theory - **Columbia University**

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Say a **pauper** –nds a magic lottery ticket, that has a 50% chance of $1 million and a 50% chance of nothing. A rich person o⁄ers to buy the ticket o⁄ him for $499,999 for sure. According to our ‚expected value™method™, the **pauper** should refuse the rich person™**s** o⁄er!

**LINGO 8.0 TUTORIAL** - **Columbia University**

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1 Introduction to **LINGO 8.0** LINGO is a software tool designed to efficiently build and solve linear, nonlinear, and integer optimization models.

### The Birth-Mark - **Columbia University**

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**Pygmalion**, when his sculptured woman assumed life, felt not greater ecstasy than mine will be." "It is resolved, then," said Georgiana, faintly smiling--"And, Aylmer, spare me not, though you should find the birth-mark take refuge in my heart at last." Her husband tenderly kissed her cheek--her right cheek--not that which bore the impress

**MR. BENNETT AND MRS. BROWN** - **Columbia University**

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**children**. And when human relations change there is at the same time a change in religion, conduct, politics, and literature. Let us agree to place one of these changes about the year 1910. I have said that people have to acquire a good deal of skill in character-reading if they are to live a single year of life without disaster.

### Expected Value The expected value of ... - **Columbia University**

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**Means**, **modes**, and **medians** Best estimate under squared loss: mean i.e., the number m that minimizes E[(X-m)^2] is m=E(X). Proof: expand and differentiate with respect to m. Best estimate under absolute loss: median. i.e., m=median minimizes E[|X-m|]. Proof in book. Note that median is nonunique in general. Best estimate under 1-1(X=x) loss: mode.

### 3.4 Covalent Bonds and Lewis Structures - **Columbia University**

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The Lewis Model of **Chemical Bonding**. Covalent **Bonding** in H2 H. .H ... The **molecular** formula and the connectivity are determined by experiment. Table 1.4 How to Write Lewis Structures • Step 1: The **molecular** formula and the ... •bent **geometry** •H—O—H angle = 105° ...

**Dixit-Stiglitz lite** - **Columbia University**

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of introducing monopolistic **competition** and increasing returns. The simplest means of introducing increasing returns is to assume that the production of a good involves a xed cost in addition to a constant marginal cost, so that the average cost is ... does not a ect the price index Psince there is a **continuum** of rms: 4. @q @p

### 3. Angular Momentum States. - **Columbia University**

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Jul 27, 1999 · This **quantum** number is analogous to the familiar **quantum** number for orientation of orbitals in space, e.g., a p-orbital along the x, y or z-axis. The measurable values of the possible orientations of spin angular momentum on the z axis are given the **quantum** numbers, MS, where the possible values of MS are given by eq. 4a.

**Koreans in Japan (Zainichi Koreans**) - **Columbia University**

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faded over time. Zainichi Koreans, now in their **fourth generation**, are permanent residents of Japan, and many of them no longer have a desire to go back. Despite this, the term has survived, reflecting the reality of institutional discrimination by the Japanese state and Japanese society. Nationality of Zainichi Koreans

### The Black-Scholes Model - **Columbia University**

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t, the time **tvalue** of this strategy satis es P t= x tB t+ y tS t: (3) We will choose x tand y tin such a way that the strategy replicates the value of the option. The self- nancing assumption implies that dP t = x tdB t + y tdS t (4) = rx tB tdt+ y t( S tdt + ˙S tdW t) = (rx tB t+ y t S t) dt + y t˙S tdW t: (5)

**Minimum Cost Flow** - **Columbia University**

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ow around most **negative** cycle. (NP-hard to nd) {How many iterations would that be? Analysis: {The di erence between any two feasible ows is the union of at most m cycles. {Let f be the current ow, f be the optimal ow. {Consider f f . It is the union of at most m cycles. {The most **negative** cycle in f f must have cost at least 1 m c(f f).

### 1 IEOR 4700: Notes on Brownian Motion - **Columbia University**

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Similarly, **using** the stationary and independent increments property, we conclude that B(t)−B(s) has a normal distribution with mean 0 and variance t−s, and more generally: the limiting BM process is a process with continuous sample paths that has both stationary and independent normally distributed (Gaussian) increments: If t 0 =

**Young Goodman Brown** - **Columbia University**

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advanced **softly** along the road, until he had come within a staff's length of the old dame. She, meanwhile, was making the best of her way, with singular speed for so aged a woman, and mumbling some indistinct words, a prayer, doubtless, as she went. The

**Language** and Social Behavior - **Columbia University**

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social **psychologists**, **language** typically is the medium by which subjects' responses are elicited, and in which they respond: in social psychological research, more often than not, **language** plays a role in both stimulus and response. Just as **language** use pervades social life, the elements of social life constitute an

### Classification of Malocclusion - **Columbia University**

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**measurements**. 29 Skeletal Patterns Cephalometric analyses reveal to the orthodontist the skeletal component of the patient’s malocclusion. We can classify patients as a : ... deviates from the **norm** in that there is an excessive divergence of the skeletal planes (determined by the

**Ho Chi Minh** (1890-1969) - **Columbia University**

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**Ho** began to use the pseudonym **Ho Chi Minh** (“He who enlightens”) by which he is now remembered. 1945 At the close of World War II, **Ho Chi Minh** organized the Viet Minh to foment a large-**scale** uprising in Vietnam. The Viet Minh captured major cities across Vietnam and declared Vietnam an independent state. Vietnam became known as the

### Expected Utility Theory - **Columbia University**

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**You** are deciding whether or not to put your student loan on black at the **roulette** table **You** are deciding whether or not to buy a house that straddles the San Andreas fault line In each case **you** understand what it is that **you** are choosing between, but **you** don™t know the outcome of that choice In fact, many things **can** happen, **you** just don™t ...

### Synthesis **of Aspirin** - **Columbia University**

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**Aspirin**: some background! Patented by Bayer in 1893! One of the oldest drugs! ... **Infrared** Spectra! Dissolve the product in chloroform and obtain the **IR** spectrum.! Assign the peaks! Do you see impurities?! Compare with the reference spectrum. Assessment of purity:

### 4.**Consumer** Problem 4 - **Columbia University**

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3/1/2016 6 Examples of Corner **Solutions** -- the Perfect Substitutes Case x1 x2 31 Solving the **Consumer**’s Problem However, once they are consuming zero units of good 1 they can no longer do so They cannot consume negative amounts of good 1 They have hit the boundary of the commodity space This is called a corner solution 32 Solving the **Consumer**’s Problem

### A function of a **random** variable - **Columbia University**

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**Random** Variables, Conditional Expectation and Transforms 1. **Random** Variables and Functions of **Random** Variables (i) What is a **random** variable? A (real-valued) **random** variable, often denoted by X (or some other capital letter), is a function mapping a probability space (S;P) into the real line R. This is shown in Figure 1.

**The Speech Chain** - **Columbia University**

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The smoke signals of the Apache Indian, the **starter**’s pistol in aloo-yard dash, the sign language used by deaf people, the Morse Code and various systems of **writing** are just a few examples of the many different systems of communication that have evolved to ... selecting the right words and **phrases** to express its meaning, and by

### Positive **Direct Antiglobulin Test** ... - **Columbia University**

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1 Positive **Direct Antiglobulin Test** and Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias Jeffrey S. Jhang, M.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology College of Physicians and Surgeons

**A Psalm of Life** - **Columbia University**

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**A Psalm of Life** TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! 5 And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; 10

### 2018 **ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE INDEX** - Yale …

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**Columbia University** In collaboration with the World Economic Forum With support from The McCall MacBain Foundation and Mark T. DeAngelis ... **diseases** related to airborne pollutants contributed to two-thirds of all life- years lost to environmentally related deaths and …

### Cytotoxic T lymphocytes and natural ... - **Columbia University**

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Killer cells: CD8+ T cells (adaptive) vs. natural killer (innate) Shared purpose: protect the host from viral, bacterial and parasitic infection recognize and destroy malignant cells Shared mechanisms of cytotoxicity and similar cytokine secretion profiles Distinct modes …

### ORIGINS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY - **Columbia University**

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**President**. At the time, statistics meant the science of social reform, and it encompassed questions about the population and its health on the one hand, and ... traditional **parish**-based welfare payments for the destitute, substituting a harsh and punitive system of relief which depended on the notorious workhouses. The new

### The Hollow Men, by T.S. Elliot - **Columbia University**

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**Those** who have crossed With direct eyes, to death's other Kingdom ... Form **prayers** to broken stone. IV The eyes are not here There are no eyes here In this valley of **dying** stars In this hollow valley This broken jaw of our lost kingdoms In this last of meeting places We grope together and avoid speech ...

### Forwards, Swaps, Futures and Options - **Columbia University**

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**ow** given the current term-structure of interest rates and we will often make use of this observation when pricing forwards and swaps. Pricing securities with stochastic cash-ows is more complicated and requires more sophisticated no-arbitrage or equilibrium methods. The binomial model of Section 4, however, provides a simple yet important model for

### 1 Inverse Transform Method - **Columbia University**

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is the counting process of a Poisson process at rate , then N(1) has a Poisson **distri**-bution with mean . Thus if we can simulate N(1), then we can set X= N(1) and we are done. Let Y = N(1) + 1, and let t n = X 1 + + X n denote the nth point of the Poisson process; the X i are iid with an exponential distribution at rate . Note that Y = minfn 1 : t

**Film and Theory** - **Columbia University**

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As John Ellis has pointed out, central to the practices of the **film** industry is the . construction of a "narrative image" for each individual **film**: "An idea of the **film** . is widely circulated and promoted, an idea which can be called the 'narrative . image' of the **film**, the cinema's anticipatory reply to the question, 'What is the

### 26.7 Terpenes: The Isoprene Rule - **Columbia University**

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(**lemon grass**) O H OH. Figure 26.6 Representative Monoterpenes α-Phellandrene (eucalyptus) Menthol (peppermint) Citral (**lemon grass**) O H OH. Figure 26.6 Representative Monoterpenes α-Phellandrene (eucalyptus) Menthol (peppermint) Citral (**lemon grass**) Figure 26.6 Representative Sesquiterpenes α-Selinene (celery) H.

### Teratogens and Their Effects - **Columbia University**

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Congenital malformations account for approximately 20% of **deaths** in the **perinatal** period. Approximately 3% of newborn infants will have major malformations and another 3% will have malformations detected later in life. There are a variety of causes of congenital malformations including: 1) genetic

**Introduction** to Virology - **Columbia University**

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**Introduction** to Virology Scott M. Hammer, M.D. Landmarks in Virology • **Introduction** of concept of ‘filterable agents’ for plant pathogens (Mayer, Ivanofsky, Beijerinck in late 1880’s) • First filterable agent from animals described – foot and mouth disease virus (Loeffler and Frosch in 1898) • First human filterable agent ...

### Probability Weighting - **Columbia University**

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weighting **model** described above. 2% is just 2%, and so must always be overweighted or always be underweighted. **4** i.e. for any ∈R, ( ) is the probability of getting an outcome less than accordingtolottery .

**Robust Principal Component Analysis**? - **Columbia University**

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**Robust Principal Component Analysis**? 11:3 polynomial-time algorithm with strong performance guarantees under broad condi-tions.3 The problem we study here can be considered an idealized version of **Robust** PCA, in which we aim to recover a low-rank matrix L 0 from highly corrupted measure- ments M = L 0 + S 0.Unlike the small noise term N 0 in classical PCA, the …

**3**.Consumer Problem **3** - **Columbia University**

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**3** Today’s Aims 1. Use our tools to describe various different types of preferences ‘Standard’ preferences Monotonic Convex Introduce some other handy classes of preferences Perfect substitutes Perfect **compliments** Cobb Douglas Varian Ch. **3** & 4, Feldman and Serrano Ch 2 4 A Short Diversion: Proofs

**Experiment 7: Spectrum of the** ... - **Columbia University**

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**Visible** light PHYS 1493/1494/2699: Exp. **7 – Spectrum of the Hydrogen** ... Absorption **spectroscopy**: Shine a range of various wavelength radiation on a sample and measure the wavelengths that get absorbed (excitation of atoms). ... in the **ultraviolet** region-13.6 eV

**Bernoulli trials** - **Columbia University**

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**Bernoulli trials** An experiment, or trial, whose outcome can be classified as either a success or failure is performed. X = 1 when the outcome is a success

### Formation of Urine: Formation of Urine - **Columbia University**

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mesenchymal **cell** types is crucial for organ formation Reciprocal Signaling is required for branching morphogenesis and for nephron **differentiation** during renal development co-culture experiments demonstrate reciprocal signaling between ureteric bud epithelial and nephron progenitors nephron induction branching morphogenesis

**Classification** of Malocclusion ... - **Columbia University**

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**Classification** but not necessarily all the time. Understanding the skeletal pattern is essential for choosing the proper treatment mechanics. Skeletal Patterns I II III Hyperdivergent Skeletal Pattern A skeletal pattern that deviates from the norm in that there is an excessive divergence of the skeletal planes (determined by the analysis used.)

### 1Factor **Models** - **Columbia University**

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1Factor **Models** The Markowitz mean-variance framework requires having access to many parameters: If there are n risky assets, with rates of return r i,i=1,2,...,n,then we must know all the n means (r i), n variances (σ2 i) and n(n − 1)/2covariances (σ ij) for a total of 2n + n(n − 1)/2 parameters.If for example n = 100 we would need 4750 parameters, and if n = 1000 we would …

### Capital Markets and Investments - **Columbia University**

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