Application of the Central Limit Theorem to dice notation parsing

The Central Limit Theorem (Moivre, 1738) describes how a normal distribution can be used to approximate the sum of identical distributions.

This approximation can be used in optimizations for dice... continue reading

The Strategic Depth Theory of Diversity & Inclusion

It would be easy to assume that the increase in workplace Diversity and Inclusion programs was caused by corporate executives becoming more politically progressive. Is this even true? Per Fos, Kempf, and Tsoutsoura (2022), approximately; 69 % of... continue reading

Index of the Value of Labor over Capital (LoCI)

I present a simple index to gauge the relative valuation of labor over capital in a country (LoCI). This index should correlate positively with the wealth and HDI of the country, and negatively with the precariousness of life of basic service... continue reading

A sustainable strategy to promote ecological awareness and improve the well-being of university students by the beautification of green spaces.

Ecological awareness and respect for living organisms must be the main objectives of education. Universities have to promote the understanding of the impact of One Health (good health for people is not possible without good health for animals and... continue reading

A simple form of Rayleigh pitot tube formula

Rayleigh pitot tube formula is a very basic and commonly used formula in aerodynamics. It gives the rate of the total pressure behind a normal shock wave and the pressure of freestream at a given Mach number. Although the relation is rigorous in... continue reading

Shallow-transfer problems in Erzya-Moksha conjunctive-preterite2 syncretism

The Mordvin languages, Erzya and Moksha, have as many as eight moods, including the Conj(unctive), and Ind(icative). Both languages have two Ind preterites (Prt1, Prt2) and a non-past. In Erzya, Prt2 and Conj have distinct morphology, whereas, in... continue reading

Democratizing experimental benchmarking of materials discovery campaigns through a low-cost, self-driving optics demo

Self-driving labs are the future; however, the capital and expertise required can be daunting. We introduce the idea of a constrained, high-dimensional, multi-objective optimization task for less than $100, a square foot of desk space, and an hour... continue reading

PyTag: An extensible computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS)

There have been a few open-source projects that are aimed at qualitative data analysis (e.g. Taguette).

But, I haven't seen one with especially the extensibility concept in mind. It would be very nice if there
could be a data analysis software... continue reading

Temporally-displaced heat pump systems.

Conventional heat pumps use mechanical work to exchange heat, against a temperature gradient, between two reservoirs that are spatially displaced; ie heat is removed at one location and discharged at another. An alternative approach which has not... continue reading

Commercialization of Buddhist sacred trees to correct disconnections from nature

Enlightenment is the understanding of the universal facts while improving mental condition in to a supreme level. Last twenty eight Buddhas who attained this status have undergone the deep meditation, reflecting on his experience of life,... continue reading


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