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Random Sampling

Description: The purpose of this study is to show the use of random sampling in solving certain mathematical problems. The origin of random numbers to be used in sampling is discussed and methods of sampling from known distributions are then given together with an indication that the sampling procedures are unbiased.
Date: January 1957
Creator: Booker, Aaron Hicks

Some Properties of Dini Derivatives

Description: The purpose of this paper is to derive certain of the fundamental properties of the Dini derivatives of an arbitrary real function. To this end it will be necessary to investigate the properties of the limits superior and inferior of real functions and to prove the Vitali Covering Theorem as well as a fundamental theorem on the metric density of arbitrary point sets.
Date: August 1953
Creator: Pinkerton, Jane W.

Some Generalizations in the Theory of Summable Series

Description: It will be our purpose to study a generalized definition of sum of a series and the restrictions which must be placed upon it in order that it shall satisfy the generally accepted requirements of any generalized definition of sum of a series. We shall then proceed to investigate the possibilities of further generalizing this process.
Date: August 1950
Creator: Penner, Jimmie G.

Electronic Analog Computer Study of Effects of Motor Velocity and Driving Voltage Limits upon Servomechanism Performance

Description: The object of this thesis is (1) to demonstrate the value of an electronic analog computer for the solution of non-linear ordinary differential equations particularly when a large family of solutions is required; and (2) to obtain as a by-product results of practical applicability to servomechanism selection and analysis.
Date: 1956
Creator: Haynes, Joe Preston

Mechanization of Aircraft Performance

Description: The purpose of this paper is to describe the mechanization of the basic equations of motion for the performance and maneuver characteristics of an airplane with some simplifications which render solutions more practicable. The results of a study made to program these equations for calculation by the IBM MODEL 650 digital computer are presented as well as the steps to be taken in using this method of calculation.
Date: 1956
Creator: Cotten, Frances Patterson

Orthogonal Functions

Description: In this study the idea of orthogonality of two lines will be generalized to the idea of orthogonality of two functions. In particular, the orthogonality of two lines may be treated from the standpoint of the orthogonality of two vectors in two-dimensional space.
Date: 1956
Creator: Harrison, Ivan