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WINE
2010
Springer
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Braess's Paradox in Large Sparse Graphs
Braess's paradox, in its original context, is the counter-intuitive observation that, without lessening demand, closing roads can improve traffic flow. With the explosion of d...
Fan Chung, Stephen J. Young
SYNTHESE
2008
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Kripke's paradox and the Church-Turing thesis
Kripke (1982, Wittgenstein on rules and private language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press) presents a rule-following paradox in terms of what we meant by our past use of "plus",...
Mark D. Sprevak
JDWM
2006
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Discovering Surprising Instances of Simpson's Paradox in Hierarchical Multidimensional Data
This paper focuses on the discovery of surprising, unexpected patterns, based on a data mining method that consists of detecting instances of Simpson's paradox. By its very n...
Carem C. Fabris, Alex Alves Freitas
COR
2006
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Numerical studies on a paradox for non-cooperative static load balancing in distributed computer systems
Numerical examples of a Braess-like paradox in which adding capacity to a distributed computer system may degrade the performance of all users in the system have been reported. Un...
Said Fathy El-Zoghdy, Hisao Kameda, Jie Li
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