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Christel Penella de Silva

Research Papers
April 24, 2017

Partnerships, Information And Public Safety: Community Policing In A Time Of Terror

Abstract Crime, Policing and Citizenship (CPC) – Space-Time Interactions of Dynamic Networks has been a major UK EPSRC-funded research project. It has been a multidisciplinary…
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April 24, 2017

Learning Shared Representations In Multi-Task Reinforcement Learning

Abstract We investigate a paradigm in multi-task reinforcement learning (MT-RL) in which an agent is placed in an environment and needs to learn to perform…
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April 24, 2017

Leveraging Clincal Data To Enhance Localization Of Brain Atrophy

Abstract Sparse Canonical Correlation Analysis (SCCA) has been proposed to find pairs of sparse weight vectors that maximize correlations between sets of paired variables. This…
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April 24, 2017

Computational Analysis Of Stochastic Heterogeneity In PCR Amplification Efficiency Revealed By Single Molecule Barcoding

Abstract The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is one of the most widely used techniques in molecular biology. In combination with High Throughput Sequencing (HTS), PCR…
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April 24, 2017

Multivariate Effect Ranking Via Adaptive Sparse PLS

Abstract Unsupervised learning approaches, such as Sparse Partial Least Squares (SPLS), may provide useful insights into the brain mechanisms by finding relationships between two sets…
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April 24, 2017

Experimental Computational Simulation For Algorithmic Trading

Abstract This thesis investigates experimental Computational Simulation Environments for Computational Finance that for the purpose of this study focused on Algorithmic Trading (AT) models and…
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April 24, 2017

On Splitting A Point With Summation Polynomials In Binary Elliptic Curves

Abstract Recent research for efficient algorithms for solving the dis- crete logarithm (DL) problem on elliptic curves depends on the difficult question of the feasibility…
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April 24, 2017

Speed Optimizations In Bitcoin Key Recovery Attacks

Abstract In this paper we study and give the first detailed benchmarks on existing implementations of the secp256k1 elliptic curve used by at least hundreds…
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April 24, 2017

On Selection Of Samples In Algebraic Attacks And A New Technique To Find Hidden Low Degree Equations

Abstract The best way of selecting samples in algebraic attacks against block ciphers is not well explored and understood. We introduce a simple strategy for…
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April 24, 2017

An Improved Differential Attack On Full GOST

Abstract GOST 28147-89 is a well-known block cipher and the official encryption standard of the Russian Federation. A 256-bit block cipher considered as an alternative…
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