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  'Manifold: Time' Starts SF Trilogy with Apocalyptic Bang
In the first three pages of Manifold: Time, Stephen Baxter takes us from the colonization of the solar system to the heat death of the universe.
Manifold: Time is ostensibly the story of Reid Malenfant, a one-time astronaut candidate who washed out and made his fortune in business instead.
Cruithne is just the beginning of a journey that will lead to the birth of a new species and take Malenfant through a dizzying array of times and universes.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/books/manifold_time_000125.html   (702 words)

  ManifoldĀ® System Release 5.00 - Professional Version - Features
Manifold’s reasoning for this is the price of hard drive space has come down in recent years that we can afford to store larger map files since everyone has larger hard drives now.
Manifold allows users to georeference images with tools that use control points to re-scale, reposition and warp an image to match a known good drawing or image.
Manifold suggests users spend at least a day to read the introduction and perform the exercises, I would recommend being prepared to spend a lot more time than that to become fully familiar with all the functionality.
www.directionsmag.com /features.php?feature_id=68   (2031 words)

  PlanetMath: manifold
A differential manifold is a topological manifold with some additional structure information.
The topological hypotheses in the definition of a manifold are needed to exclude certain counter-intuitive pathologies.
This is version 31 of manifold, born on 2002-02-15, modified 2006-12-31.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Manifold.html   (351 words)

  Manifold - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manifolds are important objects in mathematics and physics because they allow more complicated structures to be expressed and understood in terms of the relatively well-understood properties of simpler spaces.
Manifolds need not be connected (all in "one piece"); thus a pair of separate circles is also a manifold.
A finite cylinder is a manifold with boundary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manifold   (5752 words)

 Differentiable manifold - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An alternate definition of a differentiable manifold is a topological space with a sheaf of functions, which is locally isomorphic to Euclidean space with the sheaf of differentiable functions.
A pseudo-Riemannian manifold is a variant of Riemannian manifold where the metric tensor is allowed to have an indefinite signature (as opposed to a positive-definite one).
A symplectic manifold is a manifold equipped with a closed, nondegenerate 2-form.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Differentiable_manifold   (2810 words)

 Manifold Summary
Manifolds are important objects in mathematics and physics because they allow more complicated structures to be expressed and understood in terms of the relatively well-understood properties of simpler spaces.
Manifolds need not be connected (all in "one piece"); thus a pair of separate circles is also a manifold.
Differentiable manifolds have homeomorphisms on overlapping neighborhoods diffeomorphic with each other, so that the manifold has a well-defined set of functions which are differentiable in each neighborhood, and so differentiable on the manifold as a whole.
www.bookrags.com /Manifold   (6881 words)

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Given a vector space of functions of a parameter or functions on a manifold, an operator may have a kernel or matrix whose rows and columns are indexed by the parameter or by points on the manifold.
Orbifolds are manifolds with singularities such as reflection surfaces, where they resemble manifolds with boundary, and cone lines, where they are modelled (in the direction perpendicular to the cone line) by a cone with an angle of 360/n degrees for some n.
PL flow A "piecewise linear" motion on a space or a manifold, akin to a flow given by a vector field, in which every particle in a given simplex of some triangulation moves with constant velocity and in the same direction, so that the particle trajectories are polygons.
www.ornl.gov /sci/ortep/topology/defs.txt   (5717 words)

 PlanetMath: topics in manifold theory
By imposing different restrictions on the transition functions of a manifold, one obtain different types of manifolds:
"topics in manifold theory" is owned by evin290.
This is version 11 of topics in manifold theory, born on 2004-02-22, modified 2006-07-22.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Manifold2.html   (134 words)

 Amazon.com: Manifold: Time: Books: Stephen Baxter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Manifold: Time's would-be asteroid-miner-in-chief is bootstrap space entrepreneur Reid Malenfant, a media-savvy firebrand who's showed those crotchety NASA folks what's what with his ready-to-fly Big Dumb Booster, piloted by a genetically enhanced super-squid.
In this first volume in his Manifold trilogy, he combines both types of story, beginning with what appears to be the straightforward tale of Reid Malenfant, a millionaire industrialist who tries to circumvent a near-moribund NASA and start his own on-the-cheap space program.
Manifold Time is book one in a trilogy about what happens to the world when people discover that the end is in sight.
www.amazon.com /Manifold-Time-Stephen-Baxter/dp/034543076X   (2537 words)

 Intake Manifold Comments
This manifold type is typically a lower, lighter, and simpler casting, cheaper to make, and giving better hood clearance, as the runners leading from the carburetor to the intake ports are all at the same height.
This manifold type is typically a heavy and complex casting, as the runners leading from the carburetor to the intake ports of adjoining cylinder pairs are at different heights.
If the intake manifold is very small (“IR” type, with minimal internal volume), the effect of a change in combustion chamber volume will be much greater than if a tunnel ram manifold is used (where the plenum volume is typically larger than the cylinder volume).
victorylibrary.com /mopar/intake-tech-c.htm   (4172 words)

 The center manifold theorem
The formal Taylor series of the center manifold is usually not convergent, but in many cases the Taylor series for the bifurcating solutions do converge (assuming of course, that the nonlinear terms f and g have convergent Taylor expansions).
If the center manifold is not unique, this means, of course, that they must lie on every center manifold.
A proof of the center manifold theorem is well beyond the scope of this course.
www.math.vt.edu /people/renardym/class_home/nova/bifs/node18.html   (582 words)

Manifold is a coordination language for orchestration of the communications among independent, cooperating processes in a massively parallel or distributed application.
Manifold has been successfully used in a number of real applications in areas such as numerical computing, constraint satisfaction, distributed genetic algorithms, and computational fluid dynamics.
Manifold is currently being used by the software company Adaptive Planet as an integral part of their Designer product: an environment for development and deployment of component based systems on local, distributed, as well as mobile platforms.
www.cwi.nl /projects/manifold/manifold.html   (460 words)

 Intake Manifold - Partstrain.com
An intake manifold is a system of passages that carry out the fuel/air mixture from the carburetor to the intake valves of the engine.
The L-head engine’s manifold is mounted to the side of the block and the I-head manifold is mounted to the cylinder head.
Manifolds in modern engines are designed like this so that the amount of fuel condensing on the intake manifold walls is reduced to a minimum.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByDepartment/Intake_Manifold   (522 words)

 Copper Manifold in a Rectangular Cooler
Then you run the tubing the length of the cooler along the side, bend it in a U back to the other end down the middle, another U takes it back to the far end along the other side.
Put the sparge manifold into the cooler (with the stopper blocking the drain hole, if you've made that version).
I find that running the water in through the manifold gives me more even temperature distribution (i.e., better mixing) than pouring it in the top.
www.realbeer.com /spencer/cooler-tuns/Manifold-rect.html   (1367 words)

 Programming Manifold
In addition, although Manifold System is itself coded entirely in Microsoft Visual C++, many applications developers prefer to work with Microsoft's Visual Basic languages for customization of applications.
Manifold provides a large "starter set" of fun controls like calendars, toolbars and other useful items.
Although Manifold scripts may be written in VBScript or JScript (or even PERL or Python) all of the documentation examples and other support resources from Manifold are based on VBScript.
exchange.manifold.net /manifold/manuals/manifold/programming/programming_manifold.htm   (2974 words)

 Manifold Theory: (W)holes and Boundaries
Perhaps not coincidentally, it is precisely these manifolds that arise in the new physics of conformal field theory, superstring theory and quantum gravity.
In quantum gravity, we may expect that a similar representation will hold, except that the two-dimensional manifold with boundary will be replaced by a multidimensional one.
Unfortunately, multidimensionality goes against the grain of conventional linear mathematical thought, and despite a recent broadening of attitudes (notably associated with the study of multidimensional nonlinear phenomena in chaos theory), the theory of multidimensional manifolds with boundary remains somewhat underdeveloped.
www.physics.nyu.edu /faculty/sokal/transgress_v2/node5.html   (494 words)

 Manifold Learning Resource Page
Manifold Based Analysis of Facial Expression The First IEEE Workshop on Face Processing in Video.
Modeling the manifolds of handwritten digits, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 8(1), Jan 1997, pp.
Manifold Pursuit: A New Approach to Appearance Based Recognition.
www.cse.msu.edu /~lawhiu/manifold   (2060 words)

Remove the two screws which hold the brass hose connector to the Plexiglas manifold and gently remove the brass hose connector from the manifold.
Remove the two screws on the inside of the analyzer which hold the motor mount to the Plexiglas manifold and gently slide the motor mount back until the piston has been removed from the manifold.
Reassemble the analyzer case so that the tongue and grove pattern on the side of the case match up properly and be careful not to over-tighten the screws.
www.nst-usa.com /html/manifold.html   (295 words)

 Definition of Manifold from dictionary.net
Manifold writing, a process or method by which several copies, as of a letter, are simultaneously made, sheets of coloring paper being infolded with thin sheets of plain paper upon which the marks made by a stylus or a type-writer are transferred.
A copy of a writing made by the manifold process.
To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter.
www.dictionary.net /manifold   (130 words)

 Cosworth Intake Manifold for 2.3l Duratec Ford Focus
The Cosworth cast alloy intake manifold kit is comprised of the manifold and associated fittings and hardware.
To properly function, the Cosworth inlet manifold will required the vehicles ECU calibration to be reset to accommodate the higher air flow rate and to provide additional fuel and is best installed when purchased of part of the Cosworth d-power level one performance upgrade kit.
The intake manifold is cast from aluminum and is engineered to flow more than the factory manifold.
www.focussport.com /cosworth-manifold.htm   (566 words)

 Overboost.com - Type-R Intake Manifold Install   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Upon closer inspection of the modified manifold, we discovered what appeared to be a glob of epoxy resin in a cooling passage.
After the manifold is out, you'll need to stuff rags in the intake ports because the steel support bracket will need some drilling and/or grinding to fit up the new Type-R manifold.
The R manifold's runners were also 2 mm wider at the head side; 52 mm versus 50 mm on the stock manifold.
www.overboost.com /story.asp?id=85   (1354 words)

The manifolds are available in manifolds for 1 Cetop valve, 2 Cetop valves, 3 Cetop valves and 4 Cetop valves.
A Cetop valve is mounted onto the manifold with the 4 screws that come with the valve.
As for the integrated block solution the manifold solution also means considerable reduction in installation costs, but the pressure drop is higher through the manifold mounted Cetop valves.
nessie.danfoss.com /industrialcleaning/Advantages/manifold.asp   (172 words)

Though this may prove quite difficult to find on store shelves, the hunt for Manifold will be rewarded by a record that you can listen to time and time again without every worrying about it growing stale.
Tucson's Manifold emphasizes melodic guitar work and booming, cymbal-filled percussion work over understated vocals on its second album, last years Departures and Arrivals.
The way Todd Alexander's voice is often lost under Manifold's big sound adds to the CD's melancholy atmosphere, and though the lyrics are sometimes difficult to make out, their plaintiveness evokes the regret and longing frequently felt upon departure.
www.myspace.com /manifold   (963 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Some models have lock tabs on the front and rear manifold bolts which must be removed before removing the bolts.
Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold flange and lower the van.
Connect the exhaust pipe to the manifold flange and lower the van.
www.autozone.com /servlet/UiBroker?ForwardPage=/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/17/07/40/0900823d80170740.jsp   (1106 words)

 MANIfold Learning Matlab Demo
The matrix should be NxD, where N is the number of data items and D is the dimension of the manifold.
The manifold plot actually shows the centers of the disks in a 20x20 grid.
In general, the target dimension d should be less than the input manifold dimension D. In the description of the examples above, it assumed that d=2.
www.math.umn.edu /~wittman/mani   (1892 words)

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