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The Hyperfunction Theory: An Emerging Paradigm for the Biology of Aging
The process of senescence (aging) is largely determined by the action of wild-type genes. For most organisms, this does not reflect any adaptive function of senescence, but rather evolutionary effects ...
How Biological Concepts and Evolutionary Theories Are Inspiring Advances in Machine Intelligence
Since its advent in the mid-twentieth century, the field of artificial intelligence (AI) has been heavily influenced by biology. From the structure of the brain to evolution by natural selection, ...
The Costs and Potential Benefits of Introducing the “I Don’t Know” Answer in Binary Classification Settings
We are of the opinion that during the design of a binary classifier one ought to consider adding an “I don’t know” answer. We provide the case for the introduction ...
An Integrated Fuzzy Fault Tree Model With Bayesian Network-based Maintenance Optimization of Complex Equipment in Automotive Manufacturing
Knowledge-based approaches are useful alternatives to predict the Failure Probability (FP) coping with the insufficient data, process integrity, and complexity issue in manufacturing systems. This study proposes a Fault Tree ...
Short Word-Length Entering Compressive Sensing Domain: Improved Energy-Efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks
This work combines compressive sensing and short word-length techniques to achieve localization and target tracking in wireless sensor networks with energy-efficient communication between the network anchors and the fusion center. ...


A Routine Sanger Sequencing Target Specific Mutation Assay For SARS-CoV-2 Variants Of Concern And Interest
As SARS-CoV-2 continues to spread among human populations, genetic changes occur and accumulate in the circulating virus. Some of these genetic changes have caused amino acid mutations, including deletions, which ...
Distributed Acoustic Sensing Based on Coherent Microwave Photonics Interferometry
A microwave-photonics method has been developed for measuring distributed acoustic signals. This method uses microwave-modulated low coherence light as a probe to interrogate distributed in-fiber interferometers, which are used to ...
Privacy preservation Models for Third-Party Auditor over Cloud Computing: a Survey
Cloud computing has become a prominent technology due to its important utility service; this service concentrates on outsourcing data to organizations and individual consumers. Cloud computing has considerably changed the ...
Ramsey’s Theory Meets The Human Brain Connectome
Ramsey’s theory (RAM) from combinatorics and network theory goes looking for regularities and repeated patterns inside structures equipped with nodes and edges. RAM represents the outcome of a dual methodological ...
Thermal Decomposition of Brominated Butyl Rubber
The thermal decomposition of brominated butyl rubber under air atmosphere was investigated by thermogravimetry (TG) and derivative thermogravimetry (DTG) at various heating rates. The kinetic parameters were evaluated by TG ...
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