Symmetry — Editors


Prof. Dr. Sergei D. Odintsov Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
ICREA, P. Lluis Companyas 23, 08010 Barcelona and Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC), C. Can Magrans s/n, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: cosmology; dark energy and inflation; quantum gravity; modified gravity and beyond general relativity; quantum fields at external fields
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Prof. Dr. Slavik V. Jablan *
Former Editor-in-Chief
ICT College, 11000 Belgrade, Zdravka Celara 16, Serbia
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Interests: theory of symmetry; antisymmetry; colored symmetry; mathematical crystallography; knot theory; math-art; ornamental art and design; modularity in science and art
* Deceased, 26 February 2015.
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Dr. John H. Graham
Associate Editor
Department of Biology, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia, 30149, USA
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Interests: fluctuating asymmetry, developmental instability, evolutionary genetics, hybrid zones, community ecology
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Stephen Anco
Faculty of Mathematics & Science, Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, Canada
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Interests: nonlinear differential equations; particularly nonlinear wave equations and soliton equations; ODEs connected with exact solutions through group invariance and other methods; standard methods and developing new approaches both for symmetries and conservation laws; mathematical physics
Prof. Dr. Manuel Asorey
Departamento de Física Teórica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
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Interests: quantum gauge theories; quantum information cosmology; quantum topological effects
Prof. Dr. David Avnir
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
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Interests: materials science; chirality; symmetry; catalysis; composite materials
Dr. David A. Becker
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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Interests: azulenyl nitrones; spin trapping; neuroprotection; free radicals; morphogenesis; bilateral symmetry; cadherins; zygo-dodecahedral brain model; geometrical music theory
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Special Issue: Molecular Adhesion Codes in Geometric Regulation of Bilaterian Morphogenesis
Dr. Stephane Béllemin-Laponnaz
Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg, CNRS-Université de Strasbourg, 23, rue du Loess, 67034 Strasbourg cedex 2, France
Interests: asymmetric catalysis; ligand synthesis; coordination chemistry; organometallic chemistry
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Special Issue: Asymmetric Catalysis and Transition-Metal Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Kenneth S. Berenhaut
Department of Mathematics, Wake Forest University, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, USA
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Interests: applied probability; convergence rates; mathematical inequalities; mathematical and statistical models; discrete dynamics; periodicities in sequences; statistical methodology; matrix inequalities; analytic, probabilistic and combinatorial number theory; discrete structures
Prof. Dr. Marco Bertamini
Visual Perception Lab, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZA, UK
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Interests: Shape perception; Naive physics; Multisensory perception; Evolutionary psychology
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Special Issue: Symmetry-Related Activity in Mid-Level Vision
Prof. Dr. Johan Bijnens
Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
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Interests: nuclear and particle physics, especially hadronic and low-energy flavour physics.
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Special Issue: Flavor Symmetry
Dr. Sergey Borisenko
Institute for Solid State Research, IFW-Dresden, Helmholtzstrasse 20, 01069, Dresden, Germany
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Interests: unconventional superconductivity; strongly correlated electron systems; angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES)
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Special Issue: Symmetries of Electronic Order
Special Issue: Symmetry of the Order Parameter in Iron-Based Superconductors
Dr. Victor Borovkov
Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Chemistry, Akadeemia tee 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: induced chirality; chirality transfer; supramolecular chirality; chiral chromophores; circular dichroism; chiral materials and surfaces
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Special Issue: Supramolecular Chirality
Special Issue: Chiral Auxiliaries and Chirogenesis
Prof. Dr. Iver H. Brevik
Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: electrodynamics in continuous media; Casimir effect; cosmology; fluid dynamics
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Special Issue: Cosmology with Fluid Components
Special Issue: Casimir Physics and Applications
Prof. Dr. Roman M. Cherniha
Institute of Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 3, Tereshchenkivs'ka Street, 01601 Kyiv, Ukraine
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Interests: Non-linear PDEs: Lie and conditional symmetries, exact solutions and their properties; Application of symmetry-based methods for analytical solving nonlinear initial and boundary value problems arising in mathematical physics and mathematical biology
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Special Issue: Lie Theory and Its Applications
Special Issue: Lie and Conditional Symmetries and Their Applications for Solving Nonlinear Models
Special Issue: Lie and Conditional Symmetries and Their Applications for Solving Nonlinear Models, II
Prof. Dr. Cheng-Wei Chiang
Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
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Interests: heavy quark systems; CP violation; electroweak theory; Higgs phenomenology, Z\' physics
Prof. Dr. Edwin Charles Constable
Departement Chemie, Spitalstrasse 51, 4056 Basel , Switzerland
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Interests: light harvesting using inorganic coordination complexes as dyes in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs); development of emissive complexes for application in light-emitting electrochemical cells (LECs); water splitting and water oxidation catalysts;functional coordination polymers and networks
Prof. Dr. Emilio Elizalde
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto de Ciencias del Espacio (CSIC), Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC/CSIC), Campus UAB, Carrer de Can Magrans s/n, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
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Interests: zeta functions; regularization of infinite sums; spexial functions of mathemtatical physics; vacuum fluctuations; theoretical cosmology
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Special Issue: Cosmology and the Quantum Vacuum
Special Issue: Cosmology and Quantum Vacuum
Prof. Dr. M. Lawrence Ellzey, Jr.
Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 West University, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
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Interests: quantum chemistry; finite groups and their algebras; symmetry adaptation; computational methods; effective Hamiltonian methods; irreducible tensorial sets
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Special Issue: Symmetry Group Methods for Molecular Systems
Special Issue: Chemical Applications of Symmetry
Prof. Dr. Albert Ferrando
Departamento de Óptica, C/ Dr. Moliner, 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
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Interests: electromagnetic propagation in optical waveguides; fiber devices; microwave waveguides; cavities
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Special Issue: Symmetry in Electromagnetism
Prof. Dr. Angel Garrido
Department of Fundamental Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, UNED, Paseo Senda del Rey No. 9, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: mathematical analysis; measure theory; fuzzy measures, in particular symmetry and entropy; graph theory; discrete mathematics; automata theory; mathematical education; heuristics; automata theory; artificial intelligence
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Special Issue: Symmetry Measures on Complex Networks
Special Issue: Lvov—Warsaw School
Special Issue: Symmetry in Complex Networks II
Prof. Dr. Karl Grammer
Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
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Interests: geometric morphometrics; computer supported analysis and simulation of human behavior; human ethology
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Special Issue: Applications Based on Symmetrical Characteristics of the Human Body
Prof. Dr. Hans Grimmer
Laboratory for Developments and Methods, Condensed Matter Research with Neutrons and Muons, Paul Scherrer Institute, CH-5234 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
Interests: symmetry of crystals; magnetic symmetry; anisotropy of physical properties in crystals; coincidence site lattices; twinning
Prof. Dr. Tomohiro Inagaki
Information Media Center, Hiroshima University, 1-7-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8521, Japan and Core of Research for the Energetic Universe, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8526, Japan
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Interests: general aspects of computer science; computational science; high-energy physics and quantum fields; symmetry breaking; informatics in education
Prof. Louis H. Kauffman
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL 60607-7045, USA
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Interests: geometric topoloogy; classical knot theory; virtual knot theory; higher dimensional knot theory; quantum knots; topological quantum field theory; quantum computing; topological quantum computing; diagrammatic and categorical approaches to mathematical structure
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Special Issue: Diagrams, Topology, Categories and Logic
Special Issue: Knot Theory and Its Applications
Prof. Dr. Sidney F.A. Kettle
School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
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Interests: molecular symmetry; symmetry and structure
Prof. Dr. Young Suh Kim
Center for Fundamental Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Interests: elementary particle theory; Lorentz group applicable to other areas of physics including quantum optics; condensed matter physics; and classical mechanics; foundations of quantum mechanics; particularly the question of making the uncertainty principle consistent with special relativity
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Special Issue: Physics based on Two-by-two Matrices
Special Issue: Harmonic Oscillators In Modern Physics
Prof. Dr. Takeshi Koshiba
Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University, Shinjuku, 169-8050 Tokyo
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Interests: theory of cryptography; randomness and computation; quantum computation; computational complexity
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Special Issue: Symmetry in Theoretical Computer Science
Prof. Dr. Vladik Kreinovich
Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
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Interests: Interval Computations; Uncertainty Processing;Foundations of Heuristic Techniques
Prof. Dr. Rémi Léandre
Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Université de Franche-Comté, route de Gray, 25000 Besançon, France
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Interests: stochastic methods in mathematical physics; probability and analysis
Prof. Dr. Miao Li
The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhong Guan Cun Dong Lu 55, Beijing 100190, China
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Interests: string theory; theoretical cosmology
Prof. Dr. Klaus Mainzer
Lehrstuhl für Philosophie und Wissenschaftstheorie, Direktor der Carl von Linde-Akademie, Technische Universität München, Arcisstrasse 21, D-80333 München, Germany
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Interests: philosophy of science; symmetry and complexity
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Special Issue: Complexity and Symmetry
Dr. Alice Miller
Room S133, Computing Science, 18 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
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Interests: modelling and verification; abstraction and symmetry reduction; combinatorics; group Theory; graph theory
Prof. Dr. Saeid Nahavandi
Alfred Deakin Professor, Chair in Engineering; Director, Centre for Intelligent Systems Research, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds Campus, Geelong 3217, Australia
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Interests: modelling; simulation and control of engineered systems; robotics, haptics and human machine interface
Prof. Dr. Shin'ichi Nojiri Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Department of Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8602, Japan and Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
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Special Issue: Revealing the Symmetries of the Universe: Dark Energy, Inflation and Modified Gravity
Prof. Dr. Yasunori Nomura
Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720-7300, USA
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Interests: particle physics theory; cosmology; quantum gravity
Prof. Dr. Antonio Palacios
Department of Mathematics, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-7720, USA
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Interests: applied mathematics, bifurcations, symmetries, pattern formation and coupled nonlinear oscillators
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Special Issue: Symmetry Breaking
Dr. Richard Palmer
Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
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Interests: animal asymmetry; morphological asymmetry; antisymmetry; evolution of development; handed behavior; developmental plasticity; symmetry-breaking during development
Prof. Stefano Profumo
Department of Physics, ISB 325, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
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Interests: Astro-particle Physics; Particle Dark Matter Searches and Model Building; High Energy Astrophysics; Theoretical High Energy Physics; Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Model; Models for the Generation of the Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry in the Universe; Phenomenology of Supersymmetric and Extra-Dimensional Models
Prof. Dr. Takashi Sakajo
Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-01,Japan
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Interests: nonlinear science; fluid dynamics; applied mathematics; applied topology and geometry; applied complex and computational analysis; turbulence
Dr. Yuka Sasaki
Brown University, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Box 1821, 190 Thayer Street Providence, RI 02912, USA
Interests: unconscious brain activity; visual/motor skill learning during wakefulness and sleep; non-invasive neuroimaging techniques including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and magnetoencephalography (MEG)
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Special Issue: Symmetry and Beauty
Special Issue: Visual Symmetry
Dr. Michael Schlame
NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
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Interests: biological membranes; cardiolipin; mitochondria; phospholipids; stereochemistry; thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Egon Schulte
Northeastern University, Department of Mathematics, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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Interests: discrete and combinatorial geometry; combinatorics; group theory; graph theory
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Special Issue: Polyhedra
Special Issue: Polyhedral Structures
Prof. Dr. Alexander Shelupanov
Department of Complex Information Security of Computer Systems, University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Lenin Ave, 40, Tomsk, Tomskaya oblast' 634050, Russia
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Interests: Theory and practice of complex information security systems; Information security, mathematical modeling of difficult systems; Algorithms of processing of big data
Prof. Dr. Hari Mohan Srivastava Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 3R4, Canada
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Interests: real and complex analysis; fractional calculus and its applications; integral equations and transforms; higher transcendental functions and their applications; q-series and q-polynomials; analytic number theory; analytic and geometric Inequalities; probability and statistics; inventory modelling and optimization
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Special Issue: q-Series and Related Topics in Special Functions and Analytic Number Theory
Special Issue: Recent Advances in Fractional Calculus and Its Applications
Special Issue: Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Fractional Calculus
Special Issue: Operators of Fractional Calculus and Their Applications
Special Issue: Mathematical Analysis and Applications
Prof. Dr. Rui Tamura
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto 6068501, Japan
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Interests: complexity phenomena; chiral symmetry breaking; spin symmetry breaking; chiral resolution; liquid crystals; organic crystals; magnetism
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Special Issue: Chiral Organic Crystal
Special Issue: Chiral Organic Crystal
Prof. Dr. Ming-Liang Tong
School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Interests: functional metal-organic framework solids; crystal engineering of molecular architectures; magnetic metal cluster; supramolecular chirality
Prof. Dr. Soren Toxvaerd
DNRF Centre of Viscous Liquid Dynamics \"Glass and Time\", Building 27, Universitetsvej 1, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
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Interests: highly viscous liquids; phase transitions; phase separation and nucleation dynamics; self assembly in complex systems; origin of homochirality; molecular dynamics simulations of complex physical, chemical and biological systems
Prof. Dr. Svetlana Tsogoeva
Institut für Organische Chemie I, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Henkestrasse 42, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
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Interests: asymmetric organocatalysis and organo-autocatalysis; synthesis of natural product hybrids for medicinal chemistry; redox-active metal complexes for asymmetric oxidation reactions
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Special Issue: Asymmetric Organocatalysis
Special Issue: Asymmetric Catalysis
Dr. Christopher W. Tyler
Smith-Kettlewell Brain Imaging Center, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, 2318 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
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Interests: human symmetry perception; mathematical systems analysis; complexity theory; texture analysis; self-referential systems; symmetry in art; consciousness
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Special Issue: Symmetry Processing in Perception and Art
Special Issue: Symmetry: Theory and Applications in Vision
Special Issue: Perceptual, Cognitive and Emotional Processing of Mathematical Symmetries
Prof. Dr. Marlos Viana
University of Illinois at Chicago (Retd.), Chicago, IL 60612, USA
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Interests: symmetry-derived algebraic methods for data analysis; symmetry studies; applications of algebraic methods to statistics and probability with applications in physics (optics); molecular biology (symbolic sequences)
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Special Issue: Symmetry in Probability and Inference
Dr. T. Joel Wade
Department of Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, 17837, USA
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Interests: symmetry and human attractiveness, symmetry and human mate selection, symmetry and human mating decisions/behaviors
Prof. Dr. Steven Weinberg *
Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1600, Austin, TX 78712-0264, USA
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Interests: particle physics; unification of fundamental interactions; cosmology; astrophysics; supersymmetry; supergravity
* Prof. Dr. Steven Weinberg is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics 1979
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