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—A new method for analyzing time series data is introduced in this paper. Inspired by data mining, the new method employs time-delayed embedding and identifies temporal patterns in the resulting phase spaces. An optimization method is applied to search the phase spaces for optimal heterogeneous temporal pattern clusters that reveal hidden temporal patterns,(More)
Persistent homology is a relatively new tool often used for qualitative analysis of intrinsic topological features in images and data originated from scientific and engineering applications. In this article, we report novel quantitative predictions of the energy and stability of fullerene molecules, the very first attempt in using persistent homology in(More)
This paper focuses on the geometric modeling and computational algorithm development of biomolecular structures from two data sources: Protein Data Bank (PDB) and Electron Microscopy Data Bank (EMDB) in the Eulerian (or Cartesian) representation. Molecular surface (MS) contains non-smooth geometric singularities, such as cusps, tips and self-intersecting(More)
Geometric modeling of biomolecules plays an essential role in the conceptualization of biolmolecular structure, function, dynamics, and transport. Qualitatively, geometric modeling offers a basis for molecular visualization, which is crucial for the understanding of molecular structure and interactions. Quantitatively, geometric modeling bridges the gap(More)
A new methodology for Emergent System Identification is proposed in this paper. The new method applies the self-organizing Group Method of Data Handling (GMDH) functional networks, Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO), and Genetic Programming (GP) that is effective in identifying complex dynamic systems. The focus of the paper will be on how Particle Swarm(More)
—Tabular expressions have been proposed as a notation to document mathematically precise but readable software specifications. One of the many roles of such documentation is to guide testers. This paper a) explores the application of four testing strategies (the partition strategy, decision table-based testing, the basic meaningful impact strategy, and(More)
This paper presents a mispronunciation detection system which uses automatic speech recognition to support computer-aided pronunciation training (CAPT). Our methodology extends a model pronunciation lexicon with possible phonetic mispronunciations that may appear in learners' speech. Generation of these pronunciation variants was previously achieved by(More)