Fall 2009

Hallucination: A Normal Phenomenon?

Hallucination: A Normal Phenomenon?






The word “hallucination” conjures images of schizophrenics and drug abusers. Hallucinations seem to be the domain of psychosis and psychedelic drugs. But in reality, hallucinations can be common and ordinary, defined as a “sensory perception without external stimulation of the relevant sensory organ” (1).  The “creepy crawly” feeling one gets […]

 
 

Music in the Brain: The Mysterious Power of Music

Music in the Brain: The Mysterious Power of Music






Music is everywhere — and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Whether we use it to get ourselves out of bed in the morning, energize our exercise workouts, soothe a crying infant, or calm down after a stressful day, it’s safe to say that people love music. Music is […]

 
 

The Inverse Source Problem in Medical Imaging






Abstract This paper presents one of the techniques for solving inverse source problems involving waves. We studied the effects of frequency of waves on resolving images obtained via detectors. It is well known that inverse source problems present a challenge in medical imaging. The difficulty is ill-posedness: the answer is […]

 
 

To the Infinitesimal and Beyond






In honor of DUJS’s rich tradition of poetry, started by former Public Relations Officer Ed Chien ’09. The concept of an infinitesimal is more easily illustrated than directly defined, So first, here is a simple demonstration that you can run quickly through your mind: You and I have a delectable […]

 
 

Cyber Attacks on the Dartmouth College Network

Cyber Attacks on the Dartmouth College Network






Abstract We analyze the security of the Dartmouth College campus network. We describe systems and applications in use at the College (and their vulnerabilities) and various intrusion mechanisms used to attack the network. We analyze log data obtained from intrusion prevention and detection systems. We present a number of “case […]

 
 
 
 
 

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