White Noise

Whether or not we achieved our aim must be left to the judgment of the reader. This book treats the theory and applications of analysis and functional analysis in infinite dimensions based on white noise.

Author: Takeyuki Hida

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401736804

Category: Mathematics

Page: 520

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Many areas of applied mathematics call for an efficient calculus in infinite dimensions. This is most apparent in quantum physics and in all disciplines of science which describe natural phenomena by equations involving stochasticity. With this monograph we intend to provide a framework for analysis in infinite dimensions which is flexible enough to be applicable in many areas, and which on the other hand is intuitive and efficient. Whether or not we achieved our aim must be left to the judgment of the reader. This book treats the theory and applications of analysis and functional analysis in infinite dimensions based on white noise. By white noise we mean the generalized Gaussian process which is (informally) given by the time derivative of the Wiener process, i.e., by the velocity of Brownian mdtion. Therefore, in essence we present analysis on a Gaussian space, and applications to various areas of sClence. Calculus, analysis, and functional analysis in infinite dimensions (or dimension-free formulations of these parts of classical mathematics) have a long history. Early examples can be found in the works of Dirichlet, Euler, Hamilton, Lagrange, and Riemann on variational problems. At the beginning of this century, Frechet, Gateaux and Volterra made essential contributions to the calculus of functions over infinite dimensional spaces. The important and inspiring work of Wiener and Levy followed during the first half of this century. Moreover, the articles and books of Wiener and Levy had a view towards probability theory.

White Noise

This is the story of his absurd life; a life that is going well enough, until a chemical spill from a rail car releases an 'Airborne Toxic Event' and Jack is forced to confront his biggest fear – his own mortality.

Author: Don DeLillo

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330474022

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 804

'America's greatest living writer.' - Observer Jack Gladney is the creator and chairman of Hitler studies at the College-on-the-Hill. This is the story of his absurd life; a life that is going well enough, until a chemical spill from a rail car releases an 'Airborne Toxic Event' and Jack is forced to confront his biggest fear - his own mortality. White Noise is an effortless combination of social satire and metaphysical dilemma in which Don DeLillo exposes our rampant consumerism, media saturation and novelty intellectualism. It captures the particular strangeness of life lived when the fear of death cannot be denied, repressed or obscured and ponders the role of the family in a time when the very meaning of our existence is under threat.

White Noise Theory of Prediction Filtering and Smoothing

Based on the author’s own research, this book rigorously and systematically develops the theory of Gaussian white noise measures on Hilbert spaces to provide a comprehensive account of nonlinear filtering theory.

Author: Gopinath Kallianpur

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9782881246852

Category: Mathematics

Page: 614

View: 239

Based on the author’s own research, this book rigorously and systematically develops the theory of Gaussian white noise measures on Hilbert spaces to provide a comprehensive account of nonlinear filtering theory. Covers Markov processes, cylinder and quasi-cylinder probabilities and conditional expectation as well as predictio0n and smoothing and the varied processes used in filtering. Especially useful for electronic engineers and mathematical statisticians for explaining the systematic use of finely additive white noise theory leading to a more simplified and direct presentation.

Interrupted Time Series Analysis

... stationary process models, however. The broad family of stationary processes
includes white noise, moving average (MA), and autoregressive (AR) processes.
We will now develop models for white noise, MA, andAR processes in that order.

Author: David McDowall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190943947

Category: Mathematics

Page: 200

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Interrupted Time Series Analysis develops a comprehensive set of models and methods for drawing causal inferences from time series. It provides example analyses of social, behavioral, and biomedical time series to illustrate a general strategy for building AutoRegressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) impact models. Additionally, the book supplements the classic Box-Jenkins-Tiao model-building strategy with recent auxiliary tests for transformation, differencing, and model selection. Not only does the text discuss new developments, including the prospects for widespread adoption of Bayesian hypothesis testing and synthetic control group designs, but it makes optimal use of graphical illustrations in its examples. With forty completed example analyses that demonstrate the implications of model properties, Interrupted Time Series Analysis will be a key inter-disciplinary text in classrooms, workshops, and short-courses for researchers familiar with time series data or cross-sectional regression analysis but limited background in the structure of time series processes and experiments.

FCC Record

CHAPTER 3 WHITE-NOISE THRESHOLD MEASUREMENTS (REQUIRED
CARRIER-TO-NOISE RATIO) White-noise threshold refers to the ratio of signal (“
carrier”) power to noise power within the 6-MHz bandwidth of a television
channel ...

Author: United States. Federal Communications Commission

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Category: Telecommunication

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Nationhood and Improvised Belief in American Fiction

Don DeLillo, White Noise (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1986), 4. 22. DeLillo,
White Noise, 3. 23. DeLillo, White Noise, 41. 24. Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic
and the “Spirit” of Capitalism and Other Writings, trans. Peter Baehr and Gordon ...

Author: Ann Genzale

Publisher:

ISBN: 179360553X

Category:

Page: 166

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Nationhood and Improvised Belief in American Fiction highlights how religious beliefs intersect with questions of national belonging in the work of contemporary American novelists. Religious practices serve as a means of critiquing exclusionary constructions of national identity and provide models for alternate ways of belonging.

White Noise

Author: Geoffrey Sax

Publisher:

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White Boys White Noise Masculinities and 1980s Indie Guitar Rock

Through textual analysis of musical and critical discourses, Bannister provides the first book-length study of masculinity and ethnicity within the context of indie guitar music within US, UK and New Zealand 'scenes'.

Author: Dr Matthew Bannister

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409493741

Category: Music

Page: 228

View: 282

To what extent do indie masculinities challenge the historical construction of rock music as patriarchal? This key question is addressed by Matthew Bannister, involving an in-depth examination of indie guitar rock in the 1980s as the culturally and historically specific production of white men. Through textual analysis of musical and critical discourses, Bannister provides the first book-length study of masculinity and ethnicity within the context of indie guitar music within US, UK and New Zealand 'scenes'. Bannister argues that past theorisations of (rock) masculinities have tended to set up varieties of working-class deviance and physical machismo as 'straw men', oversimplifying masculinities as 'men behaving badly'. Such approaches disavow the ways that masculine power is articulated in culture not only through representation but also intellectual and theoretical discourse. By re-situating indie in a historical/cultural context of art rock, he shows how masculine power can be rearticulated through high, avant-garde, bohemian culture and aesthetic theory: canonism, negation (Adorno), passivity, voyeurism and camp (Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground), and primitivism and infantilism (Lester Bangs, Simon Reynolds). In a related vein, he also assesses the impact of Freud on cultural theory, arguing that reversing binary conceptions of gender by associating masculinities with an essentialised passive femininity perpetuates patriarchal dualism. Drawing on his own experience as an indie musician, Bannister surveys a range of indie artists, including The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine and The Go-Betweens; from the US, R.E.M., The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr, Hüsker Dü, Nirvana and hardcore; and from NZ, Flying Nun acts, including The Chills, The Clean, the Verlaines, Chris Knox, Bailter Space, and The Bats, demonstrating broad continuities between these apparently disparate scenes, in terms of gender, aesthetic theory and approaches to popular musical history. The result is a book which raises some important questions about how gender is studied in popular culture and the degree to which alternative cultures can critique dominant representations of gender.

Blackface White Noise

The tangled connections that have bound Jews to African Americans in popular culture and liberal politics are at the heart of this text. It explores blackface in Hollywood films as an aperture to various broader issues.

Author: Michael Rogin

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520213807

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 339

View: 387

The tangled connections that have bound Jews to African Americans in popular culture and liberal politics are at the heart of this text. It explores blackface in Hollywood films as an aperture to various broader issues.

Lectures on White Noise Functionals

White noise analysis is an advanced stochastic calculus that has developed extensively since three decades ago.

Author: Takeyuki Hida

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812812040

Category: Mathematics

Page: 280

View: 660

White noise analysis is an advanced stochastic calculus that has developed extensively since three decades ago. It has two main characteristics. One is the notion of generalized white noise functionals, the introduction of which is oriented by the line of advanced analysis, and they have made much contribution to the fields in science enormously. The other characteristic is that the white noise analysis has an aspect of infinite dimensional harmonic analysis arising from the infinite dimensional rotation group. With the help of this rotation group, the white noise analysis has explored new areas of mathematics and has extended the fields of applications.

White Noise Analysis

This proceedings contains articles on white noise analysis and related subjects. Applications in various branches of science are also discussed.

Author: T Hida

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814611565

Category:

Page: 436

View: 799

This proceedings contains articles on white noise analysis and related subjects. Applications in various branches of science are also discussed. White noise analysis stems from considering the time derivative of Brownian motion (“white noise”) as the basic ingredient of an infinite dimensional calculus. It provides a powerful mathematical tool for research fields such as stochastic analysis, potential theory in infinite dimensions and quantum field theory. Contents:Exponential Estimates of Large Devivation Type for Itô Processes in Hilbert Space (P L Chow)Multilevel Branching Systems (D A Dawson et al)White Noise Analysis - An Overview (T Hida and J Potthoff)Generalized Functionals on ( R∞, B∞, N∞ ) (K Itô)White Noise Analysis as a Tool in Computing Feynman Integrals (D C Khandeka)White Noise from a Hilbert Space Point of View (P A Meyer)Anticipating Stochastic Calculus and Applications (D Ocone)Hierarchy of Noise Production in Living Cells (F Oosawa)Linear Kernels Associated with Distributions of Stochastic Processes (W Smolenski)Positive Generalized Brownian Functionals (Y Yokoi)and others Readership: Mathematicians and mathematical physicists.

Methods And Applications Of White Noise Analysis In Interdisciplinary Sciences

This book presents general methods and applications to problems encountered in complex systems, scaling in industry, neuroscience, polymer physics, biophysics, time series analysis, relativistic and nonrelativistic quantum systems.

Author: Christopher C Bernido

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814569135

Category: Mathematics

Page: 204

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Analysis, modeling, and simulation for better understanding of diverse complex natural and social phenomena often require powerful tools and analytical methods. Tractable approaches, however, can be developed with mathematics beyond the common toolbox. This book presents the white noise stochastic calculus, originated by T Hida, as a novel and powerful tool in investigating physical and social systems. The calculus, when combined with Feynman's summation-over-all-histories, has opened new avenues for resolving cross-disciplinary problems. Applications to real-world complex phenomena are further enhanced by parametrizing non-Markovian evolution of a system with various types of memory functions. This book presents general methods and applications to problems encountered in complex systems, scaling in industry, neuroscience, polymer physics, biophysics, time series analysis, relativistic and nonrelativistic quantum systems.

White Noise

The book's title speaks to many frequencies of equal intensities; the author is also sensitive to the phrase's colloquial association with drowning out the fragmentation and cultural distance permeating the United States today.

Author: Jesse Diamond

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781732124141

Category:

Page: 80

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The book's title speaks to many frequencies of equal intensities; the author is also sensitive to the phrase's colloquial association with drowning out the fragmentation and cultural distance permeating the United States today. Many forms of art, including music and photography, offer a platform for commonality; Ralph Gibson's succinct introduction places these two related art forms in context in Diamond's work. Through the high-key light permeating much of his way of seeing, complemented in the extreme by his attention to gestures in the shadows of the night, Diamond fosters a brief connection between the world, himself, and the viewer through each carefully composed frame.

White Noise

Catalogue on the occasion of the Screen Gallery exhibition White Noise, Thursday 18 August - Sunday 23 October 2005.

Author: Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Exhibition

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781920805128

Category: Art, Modern

Page: 103

View: 899


White Noise

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Topdog/Underdog comes a play about race and friendship in a deeply flawed society.

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN: 9781559369503

Category: Drama

Page: 128

View: 190

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Topdog/Underdog comes a play about race and friendship in a deeply flawed society.

Don DeLillo s White Noise

A critical overview of the work features the writings of Tom LeClair, Paul A. Cantor, Leonard Wilcox, Mark Conroy, and other scholars.

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0791070441

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 246

View: 933

A critical overview of the work features the writings of Tom LeClair, Paul A. Cantor, Leonard Wilcox, Mark Conroy, and other scholars.

Observations of White Noise

Observations of White Noise An Acid Test for the First Amendment examines the current state of the First Amendment, its scope and design, and its place in popular culture.

Author: Marc M. Harrold

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595372481

Category: Law

Page: 160

View: 530

Observations of White Noise An Acid Test for the First Amendment examines the current state of the First Amendment, its scope and design, and its place in popular culture. Lawyer Marc M. Harrold candidly examines both mainstream and cutting-edge topics, including an overview of the First Amendment and its unique character in comparison with the other Amendments that comprise the Bill of Rights. In engaging fashion, he reveals the illogical reasoning behind the Supreme Court's sex-only obscenity doctrine and the over-expansive insertion of the First Amendment into tort suits between private parties where the government is not directly involved. Advance Praise for Observations of White Noise- "Observations of White Noise is a clear and provocative interpretation of the present state of First Amendment law as it impacts our ever-evolving culture. Marc Harrold powerfully trumpets the importance of free speech and representative government in a democratic society. Professor Harrold offers deep insights by integrating critical analysis and perspective on how judicial interpretations of our beloved First Amendment shape our nation and its culture." -Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, Dean and Professor of Law, Pepperdine School of Law. Former Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the United States, Independent Counsel on the Whitewater matter, and author of FIRST AMONG EQUALS: THE SUPREME COURT IN AMERICAN LIFE. "A timely and thoughtful exploration of the newest generation of challenges to our ongoing American debate over the meaning of the First Amendment, gracefully intertwining 'breaking news' with discussion of classic First Amendment conundrums." Rodney A. Smolla, Dean and Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law and author: DELIBERATE INTENT, JERRY FALWELL V. LARRY FLYNT: THE FIRST AMENDMENT ON TRIAL, and FREE SPEECH IN AN OPEN SOCIETY..

Beyond the White Noise

By the end of the book, we are not across the ocean but across the street, as he applies his compassionate listening methodology to the mounting challenges posed by the U.S. multiculture.

Author: Tom Montgomery-Fate

Publisher: Chalice Press

ISBN: 9780827202238

Category: Religion

Page: 152

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In an intricately woven book of personal essays based on his missionary service in the Philippines, the author shares hard-won insights into how we can replace the old, neocolonial concept of mission with co-mission, a mutually liberating model for cross-cultural partnership. With wry humility, he tells how he learned to be quiet, listen, and understand the healing language of the heart. By the end of the book, we are not across the ocean but across the street, as he applies his compassionate listening methodology to the mounting challenges posed by the U.S. multiculture.

White Noise

Author: Garry Raddysh

Publisher: Saskatoon : Thistledown Press

ISBN: 9780920066546

Category: Poetry

Page: 57

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Through White Noise

A prominent theme in this book is the challenge of reconciling the ideal of Canadian multiculturalism with experiences of marginalization and stereotyping.

Author: Khalida Tanvir Syed

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9462090408

Category: Education

Page: 132

View: 404

Through White Noise is structured around poetry and personal stories about living in liminal space that requires and encourages cultural sensitivity, awareness, and commitment for a just society. A prominent theme in this book is the challenge of reconciling the ideal of Canadian multiculturalism with experiences of marginalization and stereotyping. Before her arrival, Khalida imagined her new homeland as a multicultural rainbow arched over a diversity of races, beliefs and practices. Entering Winnipeg in the middle of winter, she was greeted with a white world: white people, white, snow-covered ground, white trees and a pale blue sky. Jon is a Caucasian professor from England who has a privileged position as an academic citizen. He felt responsible for enhancing his students? awareness of their perceptions, and the role they have in their teaching practices. Reena is a South Asian professor living in Quebec whose voice is combined with other educators as they address different racisms. The book inspires readers to embrace teaching and learning relationships that respect the dynamic spaces we live in locally and globally. Photo collage by Ray Dirks - Director Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg.