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      Flight dynamics and control of air-breathing hypersonic vehicles: Review and new directions 

      Fidan, B.; Mirmirani, M.; Ioannou, Petros A. (2003)
      The current air-breathing hypersonic flight (AHF) technology programs focus on development of flight test vehicles and operational vehicle prototypes that utilize airframe-integrated scramjet engines. A key issue in making ...
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      Frequency domain and dynamic game methods for actuator/sensor selection in systems with sector nonlinearities 

      Demetriou, M. A.; Charalambous, Charalambos D. (2001)
      The purpose of this note is to provide a method for placing actuators and sensors in systems with nonlinear dynamics wherein the choices for actuator and sensor locations are such that the resulting system is rendered ...
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      Fuzzy cognitive maps in estimating the repercussions of oil/gas exploration on politico-economic issues in Cyprus 

      Neocleous, Costas K.; Schizas, Christos N.; Papaioannou, Maria (2011)
      Some important politico-economic dynamics, in relation to different scenarios involving the finding and exploitation of oil/gas in the exclusive economic zone of Cyprus, have been modeled and examined through the use of ...
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      Identification and control of aircraft dynamics using radial basis function networks 

      Ahmed-Zaid, F.; Ioannou, Petros A.; Polycarpou, Marios M.; Youssef, H. M. (Publ by IEEE, 1993)
      In this paper, we investigate one type of neural networks, namely the Radial Basis Functions (RBF) networks, and apply them to the identification and control problems of an aircraft system. The RBF network is used as an ...
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      Inclusive e+e- pair production in p+p and p+Nb collisions at Ekin = 3.5 GeV 

      Krücken, R.; Weber, M.; Agakishiev, G.; Belver, D.; Belyaev, A.; Blanco, A.; Böhmer, M.; Cabanelas, Pablo; Chernenko, S.; Dybczak, A.; Epple, E.; Fabbietti, L.; Fateev, O.; Finocchiaro, P.; Fonte, P.; Friese, J.; Fröhlich, I.; Galatyuk, T.; Garzón, J. A.; Golubeva, M.; González-Díaz, D.; Guber, F.; Gumberidze, M.; Hennino, T.; Holzmann, R.; Huck, P.; Ierusalimov, A.; Ivashkin, A.; Jurkovic, M.; Kämpfer, B.; Karavicheva, T.; Koenig, I.; Koenig, W.; Kolb, B. W.; Korcyl, G.; Kornakov, G.; Kotte, R.; Kozuch, A.; Krása, Antonín; Krizek, F.; Kuc, H.; Kühn, W.; Kugler, A.; Kurepin, A.; Kurilkin, A.; Kurilkin, P.; Ladygin, V.; Lang, S.; Lapidus, K.; Liu, T.; Lopes, L.; Lorenz, M.; Maier, L.; Mangiarotti, A.; Markert, J.; Metag, V.; Michalska, B.; Michel, J.; Müntz, C.; Naumann, L.; Pachmayer, Y. C.; Palka, M.; Parpottas, Yiannis; Pechenov, V.; Pechenova, O.; Pietraszko, J.; Przygoda, W.; Ramstein, B.; Reshetin, A.; Rustamov, A.; Sadovsky, A.; Salabura, P.; Schmah, A.; Siebenson, J.; Sobolev, Yu G.; Spataro, S.; Ströbele, H.; Stroth, J.; Sturm, C.; Tarantola, A.; Teilab, K.; Tlusty, P.; Traxler, M.; Trebacz, R.; Tsertos, Haralambos; Vasiliev, T.; Wagner, V.; Weber, M.; Wüstenfeld, J.; Yurevich, S.; Zanevsky, Y. (2011)
      We report on recent data of e+e- pair emission in proton nucleus collisions at energies above the light vector meson production thresholds. Invariant mass distributions for the p+Nb system at Ekin = 3.5 GeV are compared ...
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      Liquid expanded monolayers of lipids as model systems to understand the anionic hofmeister series: 2. Ion partitioning is mostly a matter of size 

      Leontidis, Epameinondas; Aroti, Andria (2009)
      In the preceding paper of this series [Leontidis, E.
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      Maxima for Gaussian seas 

      Baxevani, Anastassia; Rychlik, I. (2006)
      The probability distribution of the height of global maximum for a Gaussian random field evolving in time is studied. In particular, the effect of spreading is studied and the role of the wave kinematics is discussed. It ...
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      A model accuracy and validation algorithm 

      Sendur, P.; Stein, J. L.; Peng, H.; Louca, Loucas S. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2002)
      Dynamic models of physical systems with physically meaningful states and parameters have become increasingly important, for design, control and even procurement decisions. The successful use of models in these contexts ...
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      Modeling socio-politico-economic systems with time-dependent fuzzy cognitive maps 

      Neocleous, Costas K.; Schizas, Christos N. (2012)
      Most of the formalisms of fuzzy cognitive maps (FCM) that had been proposed and applied in the past are relatively simple in the sense that they handle the various interacting and time-varying concepts as zeroth-order ...
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      Molecular dynamic simulations of carbon nanotubes in CO2 atmosphere 

      Alexiadis, A.; Kassinos, Stavros C. (2008)
      This work investigates by means of molecular dynamics the filling of carbon nanotubes by carbon dioxide molecules. Nanotubes of various sizes are simulated and the resulting CO2 density calculated. The effects of various ...
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      Molecular simulation of water in carbon nanotubes 

      Alexiadis, A.; Kassinos, Stavros C. (2008)
      The motion of water in carbon nanotubes (CNT) by numerical procedures is calculated through molecular dynamics (MD) simulation studies. The Lennard-Jones potential is a simple MD simulations technique, which combines ...
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      N and N to Δ transition form factors from lattice QCD 

      Alexandrou, Constantia (2007)
      We present recent lattice QCD results on nucleon form factors and N to Δ transition form factors. We predict the parity violating asymmetry in N to Δ and check the off-diagonal Goldberger-Treiman relation.
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      Non-uniform finite segment representation and reduction of a cantilever beam model 

      Louca, Loucas S. (Dime University of Genoa, 2016)
      The cantilever beam is a component widely used in numerous engineering systems with its geometric and material properties varying depending on the application. Calculating the dynamic behavior of a cantilever beam is a ...
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      Papaloizou, Loizos; Polycarpou, Panayiotis; Komodromos, Petros I. (International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2008)
      In this research work, the Discrete Element Methods (DEM) is utilized to investigate the response of ancient multi-drum columns during harmonic and earthquake excitations by simulating the individual rock blocks as distinct ...
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      On poundings of a seismically isolated building with adjacent structures during strong earthquakes 

      Polycarpou, Panayiotis C.; Komodromos, Petros I. (2010)
      This paper presents selected indicative results from an extensive parametric investigation that has been performed in order to assess the effects of potential earthquake-induced poundings on the overall dynamic response ...
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      Optimal flight trajectories through recursive thermal streets with uncertain climb rates 

      Kahveci, N. E.; Ioannou, Petros A. (2008)
      The flight performance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has recently been attempted to be optimized in various static soaring applications. The optimal flight paths can be generated for specific scenarios where the climb ...
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      Real-Time Control of a Segmented Telescope Test-Bed 

      Abdullah, A. A.; Ioannou, Petros A. (2003)
      The control of large segmented telescopes is a challenging one due to the complexity and high order of the system. The high order dynamics lead to high order controllers that require more memory and faster computations for ...
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      Remarks on the explicit solutions for nonlinear partially observable stochastic control problems and relations to H∞ or robust control 

      Charalambous, Charalambos D.; Elliott, Robert J. (IEEE, 1995)
      Partially observable stochastic and H∞ control problems are considered. The dynamics include nonlinearities which are the gradient of some potential function in addition to linear terms, the observations are linear, and ...
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      Reply to 'Comments on the robust stability analysis of adaptive controllers using normalizations' by P. P. Khargonekar and R. Ortega 

      Ioannou, Petros A. (1990)
      The author addresses a statement in the above-titled paper (ibid., vol. 34, no. 4, P. 478, Apr. 1989) that the proofs in four earlier papers, including two of which he is a coauthor, failed to establish that the proposed ...
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      A robust adaptive control design for gliders subject to actuator saturation nonlinearities 

      Kahveci, N. E.; Ioannou, Petros A.; Mirmirani, M. D. (2007)
      Range, endurance and cross-country speed of a glider can be considerably improved by efficient soaring methods. Recent static soaring research assumes known linear glider dynamics which do not change with flight conditions, ...