Juan Vargas

Richard Fanthorpe2
Tristan Reed2
2Richard Fanthorpe
2Tristan Reed
2Torsten Persson
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This paper presents Synergetic Control Theory (SCT) and discusses how it can be used for solving systems of nonlinear equations. SCT is a new methodology for solving systems of nonlinear equations. The main advantage of SCT is that it maps the original system of equations to a dynamical system such that (1) any trajectory in the state space of the system(More)
  • Michelle Rook, Juan Vargas, Aaron Caughey, Peter Bacchetti, Philip Rosenthal, Laura Bull
  • 2012
BACKGROUND Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) has important fetal implications. There is increased risk for poor fetal outcomes, including preterm delivery, meconium staining of amniotic fluid, respiratory distress, fetal distress and demise. METHODS One hundred and one women diagnosed with ICP between January 2005 and March 2009 at San Francisco(More)
  • Daron Acemoglu, Tristan Reed, James A Robinson, Sierra Leone, Marcela Eslava, Richard Fanthorpe +8 others
  • 2012
The lowest level of government in sub-Saharan Africa is often a cadre of chiefs who raise taxes, control the judicial system and allocate the most important scarce resource—land. Chiefs, empowered by colonial indirect rule, are often accused of using their power despotically and inhibiting rural development. Yet others view them as traditional(More)
  • Daron Acemoglu, Tristan Reed, James A Robinson, Mohammed C Bah, Alimamy Bangura, Alieu K Bangura +20 others
  • 2013
We use the colonial organization of chieftaincy in Sierra Leone to study the effect of constraints on chiefs' power on economic outcomes, citizens' attitudes and social capital. A paramount chief must come from one of the ruling families originally recognized by British colonial authorities. Chiefs face fewer constraints and less political competition in(More)
– Optimal operation of a country's air transport infrastructure plays a major role in the economic development of nations. Due to the increasing use of air transportation in today's world, flights' boarding times have become a concern for both airlines and airports, thus the importance of knowing beforehand how changes in flights demand parameters and(More)
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