Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Comparative Study of Majority/Minority Logic Circuit Synthesis Methods for Post-CMOS Nanotechnologies

Authors: Amjad Almatrood, Harpreet Singh ABSTRACT The physical limitations of complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology have led many researchers to consider other alternative technologies. Quantum-dot cellular automate (QCA), single electron tunneling (SET), tunneling phase logic (TPL), spintronic devices, etc., are … Continue reading

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Theorizing Critical Discourse Theory and Analysis for Investigating Mathematics Classrooms

Author: Bronwyn Ewing ABSTRACT Critical Discourse Theory and its elements, discourse, language, power, ideology, subject positioning, struggle and discursive practice, allow a critical understanding of the issues of the working of power and its contestation, and the processes of inclusion … Continue reading

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Newton’s Method and an Exact Opposite That Average into Halley’s Method

Author: Isaac Fried ABSTRACT This note is mainly concerned with the creation of oppositely converging and alternatingly converging iterative methods that have the added advantage of providing ever tighter bounds on the targeted root. By a slight parametric perturbation of … Continue reading

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Exploring the Effects of Gap-Penalties in Sequence-Alignment Approach to Polymorphic Virus Detection

Authors: Vijay Naidu, Jacqueline Whalley, Ajit Narayanan ABSTRACT Antiviral software systems (AVSs) have problems in identifying polymorphic variants of viruses without explicit signatures for such variants. Alignment-based techniques from bioinformatics may provide a novel way to generate signatures from consensuses … Continue reading

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