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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS FROM THE LAST TEN YEARS, ORGANIZED BY TOPIC (A complete chronological list can be found in the full CV):

Plasma physics

  •  A Dirac bracket structure in multidimensional mode conversion, A. J. Brizard, E. R. Tracy, A. N. Kaufman, D. Johnston, and N. Zobin, Commun. Nonlinear Sci. and Numer. Sim. 17, no. 5, 2014-2020 (2011).
  •  Rooms with a view: a novel approach to iterated multidimensional wave conversion, E. R. Tracy, A. J. Brizard, D. Johnston, A. N. Kaufman, A. S. Richardson, and N. Zobin, Commun. Nonlinear Sci. and Numer. Sim. 17, no. 5, 2161-2170 (2011).
  • Recirculation in multiple wave conversions, A. J. Brizard, A. N. Kaufman, and E. R. Tracy, Phys. Plasmas 15, 082115 (2008).
  • Quadratic corrections to the metaplectic formulation of resonant mode conversion, A. S. Richardson and E. R. Tracy, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41, 375501 (2008).
  • Local fields for asymptotic matching in multidimensional mode conversion,  E. R. Tracy, A. N. Kaufman, and A. Jaun, Phys. Plasmas 14, 082102 (2007).
  • Eikonal waves, caustics and mode conversion in tokamak plasmas,, A. Juan, E.R. Tracy, and A.N. Kaufman, Plasma Phys. Control Fusion 49, 43-67 (2007).
  • Helical rays in two-dimensional resonant wave conversion, A.N. Kaufman, E. R. Tracy, and A.J. Brizard, Physics of Plasmas, 12, 022101 (2005).
  •  Ray helicity: a geometric invariant for multi-dimensional resonant wave conversion, E.R. Tracy and A.N. Kaufman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 130402 (2003). 


 Biomarker discovery/cancer diagnostics

  • Improved signal processing and normalization for biomarker protein detection in broad-mass-range TOF mass spectra for clinical samples, M.B. Tracy, W.E. Cooke, C.L. Gatlin, L.H. Cazares, D.M. Weaver, O.J. Semmes, E.R. Tracy, D.M. Manos, and D.I. Malyarenko, Proteomics – Clinical Applications 5, 440-447 (2011).
  •  A Bayesian network approach to feature selection in mass spectrometry data, K. M. Kuschner, D. I. Malyarenko, W. E. Cooke, L. H. Cazares, O. J. Semmes, and E. R. Tracy, BMC Bioinformatics 11, 177 (2010).
  •  Precision Enhancement of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Using High Resolution Peak Dectection and Label-Free Alignment, M. B. Tracy, H. Chen, D. Weaver, D.I. Malyarenko, M. Sasinowski, O.J. Semmes, L.H. Cazares, R.R. Drake, E.R. Tracy, and W.E. Cooke, Proteomics 8 1530-1538 (2008).
  • Deconvolution filters to enhance resolution of dense time-of-flight survey spectra in the time-lag optimization range, D.I. Malyarenko, W.E. Cooke, E.R. Tracy, D. Manos, M. Sasinowski, et al., Rapid Comm. In Mass Spectrometry 20, 1661-1669 (2006).
  •  Resampling and deconvolution of linear time-of-flight records for enhanced protein profiling, D.I. Malyarenko, W.E. Cooke, E.R. Tracy, D. Manos, M. Sasinowski, et al., Rapid Comm. In Mass Spectrometry 20, 1670-1678 (2006).
  • Enhancement of Sensitivity and resolution of SELDI TOF-MS Records for Serum Peptides Using Time Series Analysis Techniques, D. Malyarenko, B.L. Adam, H. Chen, W.E. Cooke, E.R. Tracy, M.W. Trosset, M. Sasinowski, O.J. Semmes, and D. Manos, Clinical Chemistry, 51, 65-74 (2005).
  • Ga+ TOF-SIMS Lineshape Analysis for Resolution Enhancement of MALDI MS Spectra of a Peptide Mixture, D.I. Malyarenko, H. Chen, A.L. Wilkerson, E.R. Tracy, W. E. Cooke, D.M. Manos, M. Sasinowski, and O.J. Semmes, Applied Surface Science, 231-232, 357-361 (2004).

 Nonlinear dynamics/complex systems

  • Application of the transfer entropy to gappy time series, C. W. Kulp and E. R. Tracy, Phys. Lett. 373A, 1261-1267 (2009).
  •  Noise stabilized random attractor,  J.M. Finn, E.R. Tracy, W.E. Cooke and A.S. Richardson, Phys. Rev. E 73, 26220-1-12 (2006).
  • Control of multi-dimensional integrable Hamiltonian systems, C.W. Kulp, E.R. Tracy, Phys. Rev. E, 72, 36213-1-8 (2005).           
  •  Control of integrable Hamiltonian systems and degenerate bifurcations, C.W. Kulp and E.R. Tracy, Phys. Rev. E, 70, 015205 (2004).


  • Apparatus and method for producing and harvesting algae, W. E. Cooke, E. R. Tracy, K. W. Kuschner [assigned to William & Mary], Patent No. US 8,689,482 B2 (April 8, 2014).
  • Automatic peak identification methodE.R. Tracy, H. Chen, and W.E. Cooke [assigned to William & Mary], Patent No. US 7,219,038 B2 (May 15, 2007).