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    Catalytic P systems

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    Petr Sosik

    Petr Sosík (b. September 19, 1967) is an associate professor of computer science at the Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic.

    He received his Ph.D. (1997) in computer science from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. His professional experience includes research visits at Canadian and European universities, as well as commercial software projects at the beginning of his career.

    His scientific work has been recognized with awards at various conferences in the research areas of formal languages and applications, discrete mathematics, molecular and natural computing, and bioinformatics.

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      Sitnikov problem

      Rudolf Dvorak and Christoph Lhotka (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(12):11096.

      The Sitnikov problem is a special case of the restricted three-body problem that allows oscillatory motions (Sitnikov 1961)... more Icon more.png

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      Pleurobranchaea

      Rhanor Gillette (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(11):3942.

      The soft bodies and hydrostatic skeletons of Pleurobranchaea californica (Fig. 1) and other nudipleurans allow simple control of ciliary locomotion and... more Icon more.png

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      The ATLAS experiment

      Monica Lynn Dunford and Peter Jenni (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(10):32147.

      In particle physics experiments, the discovery of increasingly more massive particles has brought deep understanding of the basic constituents of matter and of... more Icon more.png

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      Kerr-Newman metric

      Ezra (Ted) Newman and Tim Adamo (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(10):31791.

      The Kerr-Newman metric describes a very special rotating, charged mass and is the most general of the asymptotically flat stationary `black hole' solutions to... more Icon more.png

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      Triviality of four dimensional phi^4 theory on the lattice

      Ulli Wolff (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(10):7367.

      Quantum field theories are only formally defined by their Langrange density. To extract physical predictions, the theory is regularized (modified) at short distance... more Icon more.png


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