The Applications of Smart Materials in Hydraulic Machineries: Combination of Piezoelectricity and Bubbles

Due to the secondary Bjerknes force, the bubbles migrate towards the wall, generate the toroidal shape, and then form high-speed jet, which causes high impulsive pressure... continue reading


The world is heading towards a global food crisis in that there will be more people on earth ( +-9 billion) in 2050 than there have ever been. Furthermore, the food needed to feed this growing population will require that we produce more food in... continue reading

exchange of value between USB devices, bitcoin

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One way 2 secure USB devices UTXO exchange /hardware/

While bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are fairly successful they suffer from the weakness that they need the world wide web or internet to... continue reading

Reproducible Research with End-to-end Machine Inference Using Deep Learning and Bayesian Statistics

The conventional statistical inference based on hypothesis testing and p-value is fundamentally flawed. The general practice of data analysis involves too many post hoc decisions makings based on p-value, which unavoidably violates the... continue reading

Unifying generative models and exact likelihood-free inference with conditional bijections

Recent work in density estimation uses a bijection $f : X \to Z$ (e.g. an invertible flow or autoregressive model) and a tractable density $p(z)$ (e.g. [1]... continue reading

A sustainable URL shortener for science

Emerging infrastructures for scientific research such as Zenodo and ORCiD offer persistent identification of data, software, publications, people, and institutions. Publications, however, often contain... continue reading

Make computer-aided research more verifiable

A central problem with modern computer-aided research is that research based on long computations becomes difficult to verify. It is thus unclear how and why such should be trusted. The most widely discussed aspect of this problem is the... continue reading

Playing Games with Ideas: when epistemology pays off

In standard game theory analysis, gameplay proceeds using rational strategies. While there is no explicit link between rationality and strategy selection, playing to equilibrium solutions often depends on choosing the optimal strategy. Yet what if... continue reading

Applying Supervised Machine Learning to the Fight against Online Child Sexual Abuse

Some reports of NGOs and anecdotal evidence suggest that child abuse materials (CAMs) share some characteristics extensively. They mostly take place indoor settings, victims' face or genitalia is visible and there are few visual clues about the... continue reading

Anthropogenic increase in the length of a day

The length of a day might have been increasing owing to decreased speed of the earth's rotation triggered by anthropogenic factors: 1) anthropogenic induced increase in the moment of inertia of the earth; and 2) slowdown of tidal currents due to... continue reading


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