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Vassilis Cutsuridis and Ahmed A Moustafa (2017), Scholarpedia, 12(1):32144.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative aging disorder affecting millions of individual worldwide. AD is associated with... more
Thomas Mädler and Jeffrey Winicour (2016), Scholarpedia, 11(12):33528.
The Bondi-Sachs formalism of General Relativity is a metric-based treatment of the Einstein equations in which the coordinates are... more
Leonardo Ermann et al. (2016), Scholarpedia, 11(11):30944.
The Google matrix G of a directed network is a stochastic square matrix with nonnegative matrix elements and the sum of elements in... more
Gerald E. Loeb and Rahman Davoodi (2016), Scholarpedia, 11(11):12389.
A large part of our central nervous system is dedicated to control of movement. To gain a fuller understanding of the sensorimotor control of... more
Denis Ullmo (2016), Scholarpedia, 11(9):31721.
In their seminal 1984 paper Bohigas, Giannoni and Schmit (1984-a) (see also Bohigas, Giannoni and Schmit 1984-b), stated a conjecture... more
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