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Dating, matching and modeling connectivity between the Miocene seas of Eurasia
The application of Bayesian statistics is probably the single biggest development in chronology building over the past 20 years and a key part of the PalaeoChron dating approach. INTCAL13 , the most recently published internationally-agreed radiocarbon calibration curve, extends back to 50, cal BP, but single calibrated ages result in wide probability distributions that are often only coarsely useful.
Bayesian modelling and the construction of robust probabilistic frameworks help us address questions that presently are not possible to answer due to dating imprecision. Bayesian modelling allows radiocarbon data to be analysed along with relative archaeological information “prior information”, e.
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Maarten Blaauw and J. Radiocarbon dating is routinely used in paleoecology to build chronologies of lake and peat sediments, aiming at inferring a model that would relate the sediment depth with its age. We present a new approach for chronology building called “Bacon” that has received enthusiastic attention by paleoecologists. Our methodology is based on controlling core accumulation rates using a gamma autoregressive semiparametric model with an arbitrary number of subdivisions along the sediment.
Using prior knowledge about accumulation rates is crucial and informative priors are routinely used. Since many sediment cores are currently analyzed, using different data sets and prior distributions, a robust adaptive MCMC is very useful. We use the t-walk Christen and Fox, , a self adjusting, robust MCMC sampling algorithm, that works acceptably well in many situations. Outliers are also addressed using a recent approach that considers a Student- t model for radiocarbon data.
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In this paper we introduce a real-time extension of the concurrent object modeling language Creol which is based on duration statements indicating best and worst case execution times and deadlines. We show how to analyze schedulability of an abstraction of real-time concurrent objects in terms of timed automata. Further, we introduce techniques for testing the conformance between these behavioral abstractions and the executable semantics of Real-Time Creol in Real-Time Maude.
As a case study we model and analyze the schedulability of thread pools in an industrial communication platform.
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Geomorphic process modeling allows us to evaluate different methods for estimating moraine ages from cosmogenic exposure dates, and may provide a means to identify the processes responsible for the excess scatter among exposure dates on individual moraines. Cosmogenic exposure dating is an elegant method for estimating the ages of moraines, but individual exposure dates are sometimes biased by geomorphic processes. Because exposure dates may be either “too young” or “too old,” there are a variety of methods for estimating the ages of moraines from exposure dates.
In this paper, we present Monte Carlo-based models of moraine degradation and inheritance of cosmogenic nuclides, and we use the models to examine the effectiveness of these methods. The models estimate the statistical distributions of exposure dates that we would expect to obtain from single moraines, given reasonable geomorphic assumptions. The model of moraine degradation is based on prior examples, but the inheritance model is novel.
The statistical distributions of exposure dates from the moraine degradation model are skewed toward young values; in contrast, the statistical distributions of exposure dates from the inheritance model are skewed toward old values. Sensitivity analysis shows that this difference is robust for reasonable parameter choices. Thus, the skewness can help indicate whether a particular data set has problems with inheritance or moraine degradation.
Given representative distributions from these two models, we can determine which methods of estimating moraine ages are most successful in recovering the correct age for test cases where this value is known. The mean is a poor estimator of moraine age for data sets drawn from skewed parent distributions, and excluding outliers before calculating the mean does not improve this mismatch. The extreme estimators youngest date and oldest date perform well under specific circumstances, but fail in other cases.
We suggest a simple estimator that uses the skewnesses of individual data sets to determine whether the youngest date, mean, or oldest date will provide the best estimate of moraine age. Although this method is perhaps the most globally robust of the estimators we tested, it sometimes fails spectacularly.
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Radioactive material gets a bad rap, what with radiation and fallout and nuclear waste and all. But it offers some practical uses. One of the coolest OK, maybe the coolest is using radioactive carbon to determine the age of old bones or plants.
Developments in the Calibration and Modeling of Radiocarbon Dates. Christopher Bronk Ramsey, Michael Dee, Sharen Lee, Takeshi Nakagawa, Richard A.
Toggle navigation. Have you forgotten your login? Journal articles. Hide details. Abstract : Dating lime mortar shows great potential for establishing the chronology of a construction. The basic premise of mortar dating by OSL is that quartz in the sand used for making mortar has been optically zeroed during the preparation process optical bleaching. The moment to be dated is the last exposure of sand grains to light, before being embedded within the masonry and hidden from light.
But, the main problem is the frequent partial and heterogeneous bleaching of grains and this led us to use the single grain technique SG-OSL systematically. Some theoretical and experimental aspects of a new statistical treatment the EED model, as exponential exposure distribution are detailed and discussed. In the other cases, good agreement was obtained between OSL ages and the reference ones for a series of samples from a variety of ages and situations, even in the case of poorly bleached material.
Keywords : luminescence dating mortar quartz modeling bleaching process. Document type : Journal articles. Identifiers HAL Id : hal, version 1. Radiocarbon , University of Arizona, In press.
Let’s Model Radioactive Decay to Show How Carbon Dating Works
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This paper investigates the impact of behavioral modeling assumptions for a Complex Adaptive System. (CAS) model. We hypothesize that behavioral models.
European metal artifacts in assemblages from sites predating the physical presence of Europeans in Northern Iroquoia in present-day New York, USA and southern Ontario, Canada have been used as chronological markers for the mid-sixteenth century AD. In the Mohawk River Valley of New York, European metal artifacts at sites pre-dating the physical presence of Europeans have been used by archaeologists as a terminus post quem TPQ of to in regional chronologies.
This has been done under the assumption that these metals did not begin to circulate until after sustained European presence on the northern Atlantic coast beginning in Here we use Bayesian chronological modeling of a large set of radiocarbon dates to refine our understanding of early European metal circulation in the Mohawk River Valley. Our results indicate that European iron and cuprous metals arrived earlier than previously thought, by the beginning of the sixteenth century, and cannot be used as TPQs.
Together with recent Bayesian chronological analyses of radiocarbon dates from several sites in southern Ontario, these results add to our evolving understanding of intra-regional variation in Northern Iroquoia of sixteenth-century AD circulation and adoption of European goods. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Data Availability: All relevant data are within the manuscript and its Supporting Information files.
Due to the real and perceived dangers of online dating, the stigma that surrounds it, and the pervasiveness of it, it is a great lens through which folks can be introduced to the core principles of threat modeling. Isaiah Sarju has used online dating sites such as Tinder and OkCupid. At times this seems antithetical to his stance on privacy and security.
To better understand the security ramifications of online dating, and to establish safe methods of doing it, he applied threat modeling to online dating. Through this he came up with a set of best practices depending on your threat model. This talk is relevant for anyone who is trying to balance privacy and security and a desire for human connection in this modern world.
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You can use Legos, pennies, beanswhatever, reallyand a six-sided die to model radioactivity. Why? Because physics is fun.
Understanding Faults: Detecting, Dating, and Modeling offers a single resource for analyzing faults for a variety of applications, from hazard detection and earthquake processes, to geophysical exploration. The book presents the latest research, including fault dating using new mineral growth, fault reactivation, and fault modeling, and also helps bridge the gap between geologists and geophysicists working across fault-related disciplines.
Using diagrams, formulae, and worldwide case studies to illustrate concepts, the book provides geoscientists and industry experts in oil and gas with a valuable reference for detecting, modeling, analyzing and dating faults. Researchers and graduate students in geology, geophysics, exploration geology, and seismology; industry experts in oil and gas exploration.
Introduction David C. Tanner, Christian Brandes 2. Tanner 3. Fault Detection David C. Walter 4. Numerical Modelling of Faults Andreas Henk 5.
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Inverse chemical modeling and radiocarbon dating of palaeogroundwaters: The Tertiary Ledo-Paniselian aquifer in Flanders, Belgium. W. J. M. van der Kemp.
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Until now, artificial intelligence approaches to Dating Photo Impression Prediction (DPIP) have been very inaccurate, unadaptable to real-world.
Online dating is becoming more normalized by society as an increasing amount of users find online dating as something which is socially accepted. The online dating market landscape. As Statista indicates, both the total number of users and the total revenue of dating apps are rising year after year and are expected to grow further in the next few years. Today, online dating apps users count almost million worldwide whereas in they are expected to rise to million.
But how dating apps generate revenue? Below is an overview of some monetization strategies that dating apps have adopted:. Users can access the basic version of their dating app and get charged for other premium features. Some other features that users can access with those subscription options are: removal of ads, see who has read your sent messages, get one boost per day, match to more attractive users.
It is evident that dating apps have found different mechanisms in order to prompt their users into a subscription, therefore revealing a monetization opportunity. Rewarded Videos. Since the majority of the dating app users are not willing to pay a few dollars per month, for instance, popular dating apps like MeetMe , have implemented in-app advertising in order to have a constant revenue stream.
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