fluctuation analysis

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fluctuation analysis

Measurement of Fluctuating Asymmetry in Insect Wings Using Image Analysis

Wavelet Analysis of One-Dimensional Cosmological Density Fluctuations

Intriguing pendula: founding metaphors in the analysis of economic fluctuations

Genetic Analysis of Fluctuating Asymmetry for Skeletal Characters in Mice

Computational analysis of chain flexibility and fluctuations in Rhizomucor miehei lipase

Time series analysis: predicting fluctuations in daily maximum temperatures

Fluctuation AnaLysis CalculatOR: a web tool for the determination of mutation rate using Luria–Delbrück fluctuation analysis

Deep hard X-ray source counts from a fluctuation analysis of ASCA SIS images

Atomistic observation and simulation analysis of spatio‐temporal fluctuations during radiation‐induced amorphization

Correlation Analysis of Quantum Fluctuations and Repulsion Effects of Classical Dynamics in SU(3) model

Changing fortunes: analysis of fluctuating policy space for family planning in Kenya

Population Model for Melanoplus sanguinipes (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and an Analysis of Grasshopper Population Fluctuations in Colorado

Deep 3 GHz number counts from a P(D) fluctuation analysis


Detrended fluctuation analysis of genome-wide copy number profiles of glioblastomas using array-based comparative genomic hybridization

Fluctuation Analysis of the Non-Abelian Born-Infeld Action in Background Intersecting D-Branes

Multiscale analysis of Galactic dust emission using complex wavelet transforms – I. Separation of Gaussian and non-Gaussian fluctuations in Herschel observations

Very long baseline interferometry and observations of gravitational lenses using intensity fluctuations: an analysis based on intensity autocorrelation


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A method originally introduced in 1943 by Salvador Luria (1912–1991) and Max Delbrück (1906–1981) to estimate mutation rates in bacterial populations but subsequently applied to a variety of systems. A modified form of fluctuation analysis has been used to demonstrate that pre-existent and highly metastatic variant cells develop spontaneously within a tumour cell population. More sophisticated variations have been developed, e.g. detrended fluctuation analysis, which can be used to reveal long-range correlations in time series; nonstationary fluctuation analysis, which can be used to determine single-channel contributions to a macroscopic current even though the single channels cannot be studied directly.

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/synaptic/research/projects/NSFA.html More information on non-stationary fluctuation analysis.

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