@inproceedings{4058,
abstract = {We present a randomized incremental algorithm for computing a single face in an arrangement of n line segments in the plane that is fairly simple to implement. The expected running
time of the algorithm is O (nα(n) log n). The analysis of the algorithm uses a novel approach that generalizes and extends the Clarkson-Shor analysis technique.},
author = {Chazelle, Bernard and Herbert Edelsbrunner and Guibas, Leonidas and Sharir, Micha and Snoeyink, Jack},
pages = {441 -- 448},
publisher = {SIAM},
title = {{Computing a face in an arrangement of line segments}},
year = {1991},
}
@inproceedings{4059,
abstract = {Let P be a simple polygon with n vertices. We present a simple decomposition scheme that partitions the interior of P into O(n) so-called geodesic triangles, so that any line segment interior to P crosses at most 2 log n of these triangles. This decomposition can be used to preprocess P in time O(n log n) and storage O(n), so that any ray-shooting query can be answered in time O(log n).The algorithms are fairly simple and easy to implement. We also extend this technique to the case of ray-shooting amidst k polygonal obstacles with a total of n edges, so that a query can be answered in O(radicklog n) time.},
author = {Chazelle, Bernard and Herbert Edelsbrunner and Grigni, Michelangelo and Guibas, Leonidas and Hershberger, John and Sharir, Micha and Snoeyink, Jack},
pages = {661 -- 673},
publisher = {Springer},
title = {{Ray shooting in polygons using geodesic triangulations}},
doi = {10.1007/3-540-54233-7_172},
volume = {510},
year = {1991},
}
@article{4061,
abstract = {We present an algorithm to compute a Euclidean minimum spanning tree of a given set S of N points in Ed in time O(Fd (N,N) logd N), where Fd (n,m) is the time required to compute a bichromatic closest pair among n red and m green points in Ed . If Fd (N,N)=Ω(N1+ε), for some fixed e{open}>0, then the running time improves to O(Fd (N,N)). Furthermore, we describe a randomized algorithm to compute a bichromatic closest pair in expected time O((nm log n log m)2/3+m log2 n+n log2 m) in E3, which yields an O(N4/3 log4/3 N) expected time, algorithm for computing a Euclidean minimum spanning tree of N points in E3. In d≥4 dimensions we obtain expected time O((nm)1-1/([d/2]+1)+ε+m log n+n log m) for the bichromatic closest pair problem and O(N2-2/([d/2]+1)ε) for the Euclidean minimum spanning tree problem, for any positive e{open}.},
author = {Agarwal, Pankaj K and Herbert Edelsbrunner and Schwarzkopf, Otfried and Welzl, Emo},
journal = {Discrete & Computational Geometry},
number = {1},
pages = {407 -- 422},
publisher = {Springer},
title = {{Euclidean minimum spanning trees and bichromatic closest pairs}},
doi = {10.1007/BF02574698},
volume = {6},
year = {1991},
}
@article{4062,
abstract = {We prove that for any set S of n points in the plane and n3-α triangles spanned by the points in S there exists a point (not necessarily in S) contained in at least n3-3α/(c log5 n) of the triangles. This implies that any set of n points in three-dimensional space defines at most {Mathematical expression} halving planes.},
author = {Aronov, Boris and Chazelle, Bernard and Herbert Edelsbrunner and Guibas, Leonidas J and Sharir, Micha and Wenger, Rephael},
journal = {Discrete & Computational Geometry},
number = {1},
pages = {435 -- 442},
publisher = {Springer},
title = {{Points and triangles in the plane and halving planes in space}},
doi = {10.1007/BF02574700},
volume = {6},
year = {1991},
}
@inproceedings{4508,
abstract = {We extend the specification language of temporal logic, the corresponding verification framework, and the underlying computational model to deal with real-time properties of concurrent and reactive systems. A global, discrete, and asynchronous clock is incorporated into the model by defining the abstract notion of a real-time transition system as a conservative extension of traditional transition systems: qualitative fairness requirements are replaced (and superseded) by quantitative lower-bound and upperbound real-time requirements for transitions. We show how to model real-time systems that communicate either through shared variables or by message passing, and how to represent the important real-time constructs of priorities (interrupts), scheduling, and timeouts in this framework. Two styles for the specification of real-time properties are presented. The first style uses bounded versions of the temporal operators; the real-time requirements expressed in this style are classified ...},
author = {Thomas Henzinger and Manna, Zohar and Pnueli,Amir},
pages = {353 -- 366},
publisher = {ACM},
title = {{Temporal proof methodologies for real-time systems}},
doi = {10.1145/99583.99629},
year = {1991},
}
@phdthesis{4516,
author = {Thomas Henzinger},
publisher = {Stanford University},
title = {{The Temporal Specification and Verification of Real-time Systems }},
year = {1991},
}
@article{4592,
author = {Alur, Rajeev and Thomas Henzinger},
journal = {SIGACT News},
number = {3},
pages = {6 -- 12},
publisher = {ACM},
title = {{Time for logic}},
volume = {22},
year = {1991},
}
@inproceedings{4621,
author = {Alur, Rajeev and Feder, Tomás and Thomas Henzinger},
pages = {139 -- 152},
publisher = {ACM},
title = {{The benefits of relaxing punctuality}},
year = {1991},
}
@article{1946,
abstract = {An ultra-low dose (10-14 M) of opioid peptide [D-Ala2]methionine enkephalinamide (DAMEA) is found to exert an inhibitory effect on the production of reactive oxygen species (respiratory burst) in human neutrophils. The validity of this phenomenon has been verified in a series of studies that comprised 30 experiments. The inhibition has proved to be statistically significant (P<0.001). The dose-response dependence of the effect (10-15-10-9 M) followed a characteristic biphasic pattern (with the maximum effect at ultra-low doses). An opioid antagonist, naloxone partially blocks the inhibitory effect, which indicates that the DAMEA action is at least partially mediated by opioid receptors.},
author = {Zaǐtsev, Sergei V and Leonid Sazanov and Koshkin, Aleksei A and Sud'Ina, Galina F and Varfolomeev, Sergei D},
journal = {FEBS Letters},
number = {1},
pages = {84 -- 86},
publisher = {Elsevier},
title = {{Respiratory burst inhibition in human neutrophils by ultra-low doses of [D-Ala2] methionine enkephalinamide}},
doi = {10.1016/0014-5793(91)81109-L},
volume = {291},
year = {1991},
}
@article{3468,
abstract = {Two types of metabolically regulated K channels have been identified for the first time in enzymatically demyelinated fibres of amphibian sciatic nerve using the patch-clamp technique. A maxi K channel with a single-channel conductance of 132 pS (105 mM K on both sides of the membrane, 15°C) is activated both by micromolar concentrations of internal Ca and by depolarization. A second type of K channel with a conductance of 44 pS is inhibited by intracellular adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) with a half-maximal inhibitory concentration (IC50) of 35 μM. It is blocked by submicromolar concentrations of external glibenclamide. Both channels are sensitive to external tetraethylammonium chloride (IC50 = 0.2 mM for the maxi K channel and 4.2 mM for the ATP-sensitive channel). They may be part of a complex feedback system regulating axonal excitability under various metabolic conditions.
},
author = {Peter Jonas and Koh, Duk S and Kampe, Knut and Hermsteiner, Markus and Vogel, Werner},
journal = {Pflugers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology},
number = {1-2},
pages = {68 -- 73},
publisher = {Springer},
title = {{ATP-sensitive and Ca-activated K channels in vertebrate axons: novel links between metabolism and excitability}},
doi = {10.1007/BF00370453},
volume = {418},
year = {1991},
}
@inbook{3566,
author = {Herbert Edelsbrunner and Sharir, Micha},
booktitle = {Applied Geometry and Discrete Mathematics: The Victor Klee Festschrift},
pages = {253 -- 263},
publisher = {American Mathematical Society},
title = {{A hyperplane incidence problem with applications to counting distances}},
volume = {4},
year = {1991},
}
@inbook{3567,
author = {Herbert Edelsbrunner},
booktitle = {Discrete & Computational Geometry},
pages = {77 -- 93},
publisher = {Springer},
title = {{Lines in space – A collection of results}},
volume = {6},
year = {1991},
}
@article{3646,
abstract = {We compare the pattern of morphological and electrophoretic variation in the hybrid zone between Bombina bombina and B. variegata across two transects: one near Cracow and one 200 km away, near Przemysl in southeastern Poland. Morphological variation across the Przemysl transect had been surveyed more than 50 years ago; though we found a significant shift at one site, there is no evidence for gross movement over this period. Morphological and electrophoretic changes coincide, and the average shape of the clines is the same across both transects. At the center, most of the change in frequency of six diagnostic allozymes occurs within w = 6.05 km (2-unit support limits 5.56-6.54 km). These steep gradients are generated not by selection on the allozymes themselves, but by associations with other loci: though these markers are unlinked, they are in strong linkage disequilibrium with each other [R = D/ = 0.22 (0.15-0.29) at the center]. Disequilibria are broken up as alleles diffuse away from the zone and flow into the new genetic background. The net barrier to the flow of genes from bombina into variegata, which is generated by these disequilibria, is B = 51 (22-81) km. The fitness of hybrids must be substantially reduced to produce such a barrier [W̄H/W̄P = 0.58 (0.54-0.68)], and this selection must be spread over many loci [N = 55 (26-88)]. Alleles introgress significantly less far than would be expected from the age of the zone and the estimated dispersal rate [σ = 0.99 (0.82-1.14) km gen.-1/2]: this implies selection of se = 0.37 (0.15-0.58)% on the enzymes themselves. There is weak but significant linkage disequilibrium well away from the center of the zone; this, together with the presence of parental and F1 genotypes, suggests some long-range migration. However, such migration is not likely to cause significant introgression.
},
author = {Szymura, Jacek M and Nicholas Barton},
journal = {Evolution},
number = {2},
pages = {237 -- 261},
publisher = {Wiley-Blackwell},
title = {{The genetic structure of the hybrid zone between the fire-bellied toads Bombina bombina and B. variegata: comparisons between transects and between loci}},
volume = {45},
year = {1991},
}
@article{3647,
abstract = {A method is developed that describes the effects on an arbitrary number of autosomal loci of selection on haploid and diploid stages, of nonrandom mating between haploid individuals, and of recombination. We provide exact recursions for the dynamics of allele frequencies and linkage disequilibria (nonrandom associations of alleles across loci). When selection is weak relative to recombination, our recursions provide simple approximations for the linkage disequilibria among arbitrary combinations of loci. We show how previous models of sex-independent natural selection on diploids, assortative mating between haploids, and sexual selection on haploids can be analyzed in this framework. Using our weak-selection approximations, we derive new results concerning the coevolution of male traits and female preferences under natural and sexual selection. In particular, we provide general expressions for the intensity of linkage-disequilibrium induced selection experienced by loci that contribute to female preferences for specific male traits. Our general results support the previous observation that these indirect selection forces are so weak that they are unlikely to dominate the evolution of preference-producing loci.},
author = {Nicholas Barton and Turelli, Michael},
journal = {Genetics},
number = {1},
pages = {229 -- 255},
publisher = {Genetics Society of America},
title = {{Natural and sexual selection on many loci}},
volume = {127},
year = {1991},
}
@article{3648,
abstract = {We investigate the probability of fixation of a chromosome rearrangement in a subdivided population, concentrating on the limit where migration is so large relative to selection (m ≫ s) that the population can be thought of as being continuously distributed. We study two demes, and one- and two-dimensional populations. For two demes, the probability of fixation in the limit of high migration approximates that of a population with twice the size of a single deme: migration therefore greatly reduces the fixation probability. However, this behavior does not extend to a large array of demes. Then, the fixation probability depends primarily on neighborhood size (Nb), and may be appreciable even with strong selection and free gene flow (≈exp(-B·Nb) in one dimension, ≈exp(-B\cdotNb) in two dimensions). Our results are close to those for the more tractable case of a polygenic character under disruptive selection.},
author = {Nicholas Barton and Rouhani, Shahin},
journal = {Evolution},
number = {3},
pages = {499 -- 517},
publisher = {Wiley-Blackwell},
title = {{The probability of fixation of a new karyotype in a continuous population}},
volume = {45},
year = {1991},
}
@article{2480,
abstract = {Functional cDNA clones for rat neuromedin K receptor were isolated from a rat brain cDNA library by cross-hybridization with the bovine substance K recepor cDNA. Injection of the mRNA synthesized in vitro from the cloned cDNA into Xenopus oocytes elicited electrophysiological responses to tachykinins, with the most potent sensitivity being to neuromedin K. Ligand-binding displacement in membranes of mammalian COS cells transfected with the cDNA indicated the rank order of affinity of the receptor to tachykinins; neuromedin K > substance K > substance P. The hybridization analysis showed that the neuromedin K receptor mRNA is expressed in both the brain and the peripheral tissues at different levels. The rat neuromedin K receptor consists of 452 amino acid residues and belongs to the family of G protein-coupled receptors, which are thought to have seven transmembrane domains. The sequence comparison of the rat neuromedin K, substance P, and substance K receptors revealed that these receptors are highly conserved in the seven transmembrane domains and the cytoplasmic sides of the receptors. They also show some structural characteristics, including the common presence of histidine residues in transmembrane segments V and VI and the difference in the numbers and distributions of serine and threonine residues as possible phosphorylation sites in the cytoplasmic regions. This paper thus presents the first comprehensive analysis of the molecular nature of the multiple peptide receptors that exhibit similar but pharmacologically distinguishable activities.},
author = {Ryuichi Shigemoto and Yokota, Yoshifumi and Tsuchida, Kunihiro and Nakanishi, Shigetada},
journal = {Journal of Biological Chemistry},
number = {2},
pages = {623 -- 628},
publisher = {American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology},
title = {{Cloning and expression of a rat neuromedin K receptor cDNA}},
volume = {265},
year = {1990},
}
@article{2481,
abstract = {The family of mammalian tachykinin receptors consists of substance P receptor (SPR), neuromedin K receptor (NKR) and substance K receptor (SKR). In this investigation, tissue and regional distributions of the mRNAs for the three rat tachykinin receptors were investigated by blot-hybridization and RNase-protection analyses using the previously cloned receptor cDNAs. SPR mRNA is widely distributed in both the nervous system and peripheral tissues and is expressed abundantly in the hypothalamus and olfactory buld, as well as in the urinary bladder, salivary glands and small and large intestines. In contrast, NKR mRNA is predominantly expressed in the nervous system, particularly in the cortex, hypothalamus and cerebellum, whereas SKR mRNA expression is restricted to the peripheral tissues, being abundant in the urinary bladder, large intestine, stomach and adenal glands. Thus, the mRNAs for the three tachykinin receptors show distinct patterns of expression between the nervous system and peripheral tissues. Blot-hybridization analysis in combination with S1 nuclease protection and primer-extension analyses revealed that there are two large forms of SKR mRNA expressed commonly in the peripheral tissues, and two additional small forms of the mRNA expressed specifically in the adrenal gland and eye. These analyses also showed that the multiple forms of SKR mRNA differ in the lengths of the 5' mRNA portions, and that the two small forms of the mRNA, if translated, encode a truncated SKR polypeptide lacking the first two transmembrane domains. This investigation thus provides the comprehensive analysis of the distribution and mode of expression of the mRNAs for the multiple peptide receptors and offers a new basis on which to interpret the diverse functions of multiple tachykinin peptides in the CNS and peripheral tissues.},
author = {Tsuchida, Kunihiro and Ryuichi Shigemoto and Yokota, Yoshifumi and Nakanishi, Shigetada},
journal = {European Journal of Biochemistry},
number = {3},
pages = {751 -- 757},
publisher = {Wiley-Blackwell},
title = {{Tissue distribution and quantitation of the mRNAs for three rat tachykinin receptors}},
doi = {10.1111/j.1432-1033.1990.tb19396.x},
volume = {193},
year = {1990},
}
@article{2528,
abstract = {We previously reported a novel rat membrane protein that exhibits a voltage-dependent potassium channel activity on the basis of molecular cloning combined with an electrophysiological assay. This protein, termed I(sK) protein, is small and different from the conventional potassium channel proteins but induces selective permeation of potassium ions on its expression in Xenopus oocytes. In this investigation, we examined cellular localization of rat I(sK) protein by preparing three different types of antibody that specifically reacts with a distinct part of rat I(sK) protein. Immunohistochemical analysis using these antibody preparations demonstrated that rat I(sK) protein is confined to the apical membrane portion of epithelial cells in the proximal tubule of the kidney, the submandibular duct and the uterine endometrium. The observed tissue distribution of rat I(sK) protein was consistent with that of the I(sK) protein mRNA determined by blot hybridization analysis. In epithelial cells, the sodium, potassium-ATPase pump in the basolateral membrane generates a sodium gradient across the epithelial cell and allows sodium ions to enter the cell through the apical membrane. Thus, taking into account the cellular localization of the I(sK) protein, together with its electrophysiological properties, we discussed a possible function of the I(sK) protein, namely that this protein is involved in potassium permeation in the apical membrane of epithelial cells through the depolarizing effect of sodium entry.},
author = {Sugimoto, Tetsuo and Tanabe, Yasuto and Ryuichi Shigemoto and Iwai, Masazumi and Takumi, Toru and Ohkubo, Hiroaki and Nakanishi, Shigetada},
journal = {Journal of Membrane Biology},
number = {1},
pages = {39 -- 47},
publisher = {Springer},
title = {{Immunohistochemical study of a rat membrane protein which induces a selective potassium permeation: Its localization in the apical membrane portion of epithelial cells}},
doi = {10.1007/BF01869604},
volume = {113},
year = {1990},
}
@article{4060,
abstract = {This paper offers combinatorial results on extremum problems concerning the number of tetrahedra in a tetrahedrization of n points in general position in three dimensions, i.e. such that no four points are co-planar, It also presents an algorithm that in O(n log n) time constructs a tetrahedrization of a set of n points consisting of at most 3n-11 tetrahedra.},
author = {Herbert Edelsbrunner and Preparata, Franco P and West, Douglas B},
journal = {Journal of Symbolic Computation},
number = {3-4},
pages = {335 -- 347},
publisher = {Elsevier},
title = {{Tetrahedrizing point sets in three dimensions}},
doi = {10.1016/S0747-7171(08)80068-5},
volume = {10},
year = {1990},
}
@article{4063,
abstract = {This paper describes a general-purpose programming technique, called Simulation of Simplicity, that can be used to cope with degenerate input data for geometric algorithms. It relieves the programmer from the task of providing a consistent treatment for every single special case that can occur. The programs that use the technique tend to be considerably smaller and more robust than those that do not use it. We believe that this technique will become a standard tool in writing geometric software.},
author = {Herbert Edelsbrunner and Mücke, Ernst P},
journal = {ACM Transactions on Graphics},
number = {1},
pages = {66 -- 104},
publisher = {ACM},
title = {{Simulation of simplicity: A technique to cope with degenerate cases in geometric algorithms}},
doi = {10.1145/77635.77639},
volume = {9},
year = {1990},
}