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Title:Microwave mixer technology and applications
Author(s): Bert Henderson
Edmar Camargo
Date:2013
Publisher:Artech House
Size:1 online resource (864 p.)
Contents:Chapter 1 Origins of Electronic Mixers -- History of Radio Development -- Single Ended Circuits -- Singly Balanced Mixers -- Doubly Balanced Star Circuit -- Special Receiver Architectures -- Harmonic Mixers -- Self-Oscillating Balanced Mixers -- Dis tributed Mixers . Chapter 2 System Parameters and Performance -- System Overview -- Digital Modulation -- Error Performance -- Receiver Architectures -- Mixer Linearity . Noise -- Noise and Distortion in Communication Subsystems -- Dynamic Range . Chapter 3 Semiconductor Modeling -- Modeling Schottky Diodes -- Modeling Bipolar Transistors -- Modeling Field Effect Transistors . Chapter 4 Passive and Active Coupling Structures -- Balun Structure -- Marchand Balun -- Microstrip Baluns -- Lumped Elements -- S lotline Type -- Active Approach -- Hybrid Couplers (Magic-T) -- Quadrature Hybrids -- Appendix 4A Guanella 4-1 Transformer -- Appendix 4B Compensated Balun -- Appendix 4C Active FET Power Divider -- Appendix 4D Alternative FET Power Divider -- Appendix 4E Active FET Combiner
Chapter 5 Diode Mixer Theory -- History of Linear and Nonlinear Analysis -- Linear Mixer Analysis -- Frequency Conversion Matrix -- Computer Simulation Example -- Large Signal Conversion Analysis -- Subharmonic Mixer -- Balanced Diode Circuits -- Mi xer Circuit Synthesis -- Appendix 5A Parasitic Losses in Diode Mixers -- Appendix 5B Conversion Matrix Including Parasitics -- Appendix 5C Image Imp. and RF-Image Conversion -- Appendix 5D Saleh Exp. Diode Mixer Performance -- Chapter 6 Diode Applications -- Single Ended -- Singly Balanced -- Doubly Balanced -- Triply Balanced -- Quadrature Mixers -- Subharmonic Mixers -- Chapter 7 BJT Mixer Theory -- Low Frequency Mixer -- Conversion Matrix -- Mixer Properties -- Design Study: CDMA Down-Converter -- Ca scode Approach -- Singly Balanced Mixer -- Singly Balanced Subharmonic -- Doubly Balanced Mixer -- WiFi 2.45 GHz Gilbert Mixer -- Differential Triple Level -- Doubly Balanced Subharmonic -- Subharmonic Triple Level -- Appendix 7A Gummel Poon Parameters -- Appendix 7B Spice Parameters . Chapter 8 Bipolar Junction Transistor Applications -- Single Ended -- Parallel Combined Mixers -- Integrated Circuit Topologies -- Doubly Balanced -- Image Reject -- Subharmonic Topologies
Chapter 9 CFET Mixer Theory -- Gate LO Injection -- Source LO Injection -- Drain LO Injection -- Resistive Approach -- Cascode Mixer -- Singly Balanced -- Doubly Balanced -- Subharmonic Mixing -- Distributed Mixers -- Appendix 9A NE67300 Parameters -- Chapter 10 Passive FET Applications -- Single Ended -- Floating Approach -- Singly Balanced -- Doubly Balanced -- Distributed GaAs Applications . Chapter 11 Active FET Applications -- Single Ended -- Singly Balanced Doubly Balanced -- Subharmonic Appro ach -- Self-Oscillating FET Mixer -- Distributed Applications
ISBN:9781608074891
Series:Artech House microwave library
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Keywords: Microwave mixers.
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Title:Optimal Design of Experiments - A Case Study Approach
Author(s): Goos
Date:2011
Publisher:Wiley
Size:1 online resource (305 p.)
ISBN:9780470744611
Series:eBooks
Series:Wiley Online Library
Series:Wiley 2016 package purchase
Keywords: Statistics
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Title:Appendices to the Fermilab Central Computing Facility energy conservation report and mechanical systems design optimization and cost analysis study
Author(s): S.F. Krstulovich
Date:1986
Publisher:Batavia, Ill. : Fermilab
Keywords: Energy conservation.
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Title:Design technology--children's engineering
Author(s): Susan Kerry Dunn
Rob Larson
Date:1990
Publisher:Falmer Press, New York
Size:176
ISBN:1850005907
Keywords: Engineering design Study and teaching (Elementary)
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Title:Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) design study report
Author(s): LCLS Design Study Group
Date:1998
Edition:Rev. Dec. 1998
Publisher:Stanford, California: SLAC
Size:1 v
Series:SLAC report : 521
Corp. Author:LCLS Design Study Group
Keywords: Free Electron Lasers - Design and Construction
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Title:Quantifying Aesthetics of Visual Design Applied to Automatic Design
Author(s): Ali Jahanian
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (42 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-31486-0
Contents:Introduction -- On The Legitimacy Of Quantifying Aesthetics -- Design Mining Color Semantics -- Design Mining Visual Balance -- Automatic Design Of Self-Published Media: A Case Study Of Magazine Covers -- Recommendation System For
Automatic Design
ISBN:9783319314860
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Computational linguistics , Electronic circuits , Optical materials , Electronic materials , Physics , Electronic Circuits and Devices , Optical and Electronic Materials , Computational Linguistics
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Title:Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems
Author(s):
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (42 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-28028-8
Contents:Controlling chimera patterns in networks: Interplay of structure, noise, and delay -- Emergence of clusters of locked and whirling oscillators in the Kuramoto model with Inertia -- Control of synchronization in delay-coupled networks
-- Controlling oscillations in nonlinear systems with delayed output feedback -- Global effects of delayed feedback control applied to the Lorenz system -- Spatio-temporal patterns: observation, control, and design -- On the interplay
of noise and delay in coupled oscillators -- Noisy dynamical systems with time delay: some basic analytical perturbation schemes with applications -- Study on critical conditions and transient behaviors in noise-induced bifurcation --
Analytical, optimal and sparse optimal control of the FitzHugh-Nagumo and Schlögl model -- Recent advances in reaction-diffusion equations with non-ideal relays -- Deriving effective models for multiscale systems via evolutionary Gamma
convergence -- Moment closure - A brief review -- Feedback control in quantum transport -- Controlling the stability of steady states in continuous variable quantum systems -- Quantum signatures of chimera states -- Controlled
switching between time-periodic square-waves in photonic devices -- Exploiting multistabilities to achieve stable chimera states in all-to-all coupled laser networks -- Feedback control of colloidal transport -- Swarming of
self-propelled particles on the surface of a dewetting liquid film -- Time-delayed feedback control of spatio-temporal self-organized patterns in dissipative systems -- Control of epidemics on hospital network -- Intrinsic control
mechanisms of neuronal network dynamics -- Oscillations and intrinsic uctuations in evolutionary dynamics: how payoffs, dynamics and population sizes control the stability, and implementation of global feedback
ISBN:9783319280288
Series:eBooks
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Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , System theory , Amorphous substances , Complex fluids , Systems biology , Biological systems , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics , Biological Networks, Systems Biology , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Complex Systems
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Title:Stochastics of Environmental and Financial Economics Centre of Advanced Study, Oslo, Norway, 2014-2015
Author(s):
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (27 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-23425-0
Contents:Some recent developments in ambit stochastics -- Functional and Banach space stochastic calculi. Path-dependent Kolmogorov equations associated with the frame of a Brownian motion -- Nonlinear Young integrals via fractional calculus -- A weak limit theorem for numerical approximation of Brownian semi-stationary processes -- Non-elliptic SPDEs and ambit fields: existence of densities -- Dynamic risk measures and path-dependent second order PDEs -- Pricing CoCos with a market trigger -- Quantification of model risk in quadratic hedging in finance -- Risk-sensitive mean-field type control under partial observation -- Risk aversion in modeling of cap-and-trade mechanism and optimal design of emission markets -- Exponential ergodicity of the jump-diffusi on CIR process -- Optimal control of predictive mean-field equations and applications to finance -- Modelling the impact of wind power production on electricity prices by regime-switching Levy semistationary processes -- Pricing options on
EU ETS certificates with a time-varying market price of risk model
ISBN:9783319234250
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics: 138
Keywords: Mathematics , Partial differential equations , Game theory , System theory , Calculus of variations , Probabilities , Environmental economics , Mathematics , Systems Theory, Control , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Environmental Economics , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Partial Differential Equations , Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Optimization
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Title:Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation: Detection of Explosives and CBRN (Using Terahertz) [electronic resource]
Author(s): Mauro F Pereira
Oleksiy Shulika
Date:2014
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:The reader will find here a timely update on new THz sources and detection schemes as well as concrete applications to the detection of Explosives and CBRN. Included is a method to identify hidden RDX-based explosives (pure andplastic ones) in the fr equency domain study by Fourier Transformation, which has been complemented by the demonstration of improvement of the quality of the images captured commercially available THz passive cameras. The presentedexamples show large potential for the detection of small hidden objects at long distances (6-10 m). Complementing the results in the short-wavelength range, laser spectroscopy with a mid-infrared, room temperature, continuous wave,DFB laser diode and high performance DFB QCL have been demonstrated to o ffer excellent enabling sensor technologies for environmental monitoring, medical diagnostics, industrial and security applications. From the new source point ofview a number of systems have been presented - From superconductors to semiconductors, e.g. De tection of Terahertz Waves from Superconducting Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+ Intrinsic Josephson Junctions. The quest for a compact room temperatureTHz source and the recent advances in high power mid-IR QCLs lead to the development of a semiconductor THz source based on intracavity difference frequency generation. Furthermore, alternative electrically pumped THz sources based onthe high emission efficiency predicted for polaritonic states in the ultra-strong coupling regime led to the demonstration of electroluminesce nt devices. Finally, antipolaritons in dispersive media were discussed and differentaspects of the interaction of THz radiation with biomater were presented
Contents:THz Hybrid Metamaterial
Liquid Crystal Based Structures with Large Tunability
High
Resolution THz Spectroscopy of Biomolecules and Bioparticles: Concentration Methods
Intervalence THz Antipolaritons
Terahertz Aperiodic Multilayered Structure Arranged According to the Kolakoski Sequence
Population Dynamic in Quantum Cascade GaN/AlGaN Photodetector Structure
Design of Metamaterial Photonic Crystals for Explosives Detection
New Type High
Q THz Planar All
Dielectric Metamaterial
Bipolar THz
lasing Structures Based on InAs
GaSb Coupled Quantum Wells and their Potential for Secu
ISBN:9789401785723
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink
Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Spectroscopy , Surfaces (Physics)
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Title:The 2nd International Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud [electronic resource]
Author(s): Lorna Uden
Yu-Hui Tao
Hsin-Chang Yang
I-Hsien Ting
Date:2014
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Proceedings from the 2013 LTEC conference in Kaohsiung,Taiwan. The papers examine diverse aspects of Learning Technology for Education in Cloud environments, including social, technical and infrastructureimplications.Alsoaddressed is the question ofh ow cloud computing can be used to design applications to support real time on demand learning using technologies. The workshop proceedings provide opportunities for delegates to discuss the latestresearch in TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) and its impa cts for learners and institutions, using cloud technolgies
Contents:Section 1: E
learning Case Study
A Case Study on the Self
efficacy and Online Help Seeking Tendencies of EFL Learners
Teaching object
oriented programming in first
year undergraduate courses supported by virtual classrooms
Intelligent Classroom with Motion Sensor and 3D Vision for Virtual Reality e
Learning
Service Innovation Framework for electronic portfolio appropriation for a technology
based university
Section 2: E
learning and E
learning Model
Technological pedagogical content knowledge in pre
service teacher education research in progress
A Conceptual Model for
ISBN:9789400773080
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Series:SpringerLink
Series:Springer Proceedings in Complexity, 2213-8684
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Computer science , Database management , Education
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Title:The 8th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations [electronic resource] : Social and Big Data Computing for Knowledge Management
Author(s): Lorna Uden
Leon S.L Wang
Juan Manuel Corchado Rodrguez
Hsin-Chang Yang
I-Hsien Ting
Date:2014
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:The proceedings from the eighth KMO conference represent the findings of this international meeting which brought together researchers and developers from industry and the academic world to report on the latest scientific andtechnical advances on kno wledge management in organizations. This conference provided an international forum for authors to present and discuss research focused on the role of knowledge management for innovative services in industries,to shed light on recent advances in social an d big data computing for KM as well as to identify future directions for researching the role of knowledge management in service innovation and how cloud computing can be used to addressmany of the issues currently facing KM in academia and industrial sec tors
Contents:Section 1: Service and Innovation
Servitization of Business: An Exploratory Case Study of Customer Perspective
A Service Field Concept for Service Value Creation
Development of future center: a case study
Co
creation value platform based on users behaviour to increase the user engagement
Inquest for Competitive Factors of Restaurant Information Services
Cocreation and Implementing ITIL Service Management in the Cloud: A Case Study
An Ontology
based Advisement Approach for SOA Design Patterns
Creating Collaborative Innovative Environment through Knowledge Management i
ISBN:9789400772878
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Series:Springer Proceedings in Complexity, 2213-8684
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Computer science , Data mining , Information systems , Telecommunication , Business planning
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Title:Polarization Bremsstrahlung [electronic resource]
Author(s): Andrey V Korol
Andrey V Solov'yov
Date:2014
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:This book introduces and reviews both theory and applications of polarizational bremsstrahlung, i.e. the electromagnetic radiation emitted during collisions of charged particles with structured, thus polarizable targets, such asatoms, molecules and c lusters. The subject, following the first experimental evidence a few decades ago, has gained importance through a number of modern applications. Thus, the study of several radiative mechanisms is expected tolead to the design of novel light sources, ope rating in various parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Conversely, the analysis of the spectral and angular distribution of the photon emission constitutes a new tool for extractinginformation on the interaction of the colliding particles, and on their internal structure and dynamical properties. Last but not least, accurate quantitative descriptions of the photon emission processes determine the radiativeenergy losses of particles in various media, thereby providing essential information required for e.g. plasma diagnostics as well as astrophysical and medical applications (such as radiation therapy). This book primarilyaddresses graduate students and researchers with a background in atomic, molecular, optical or plasma physics, but will also be of b enefit to anyone wishing to enter the field.
Contents:Introduction
Bremsstrahlung in Collisions of Structureless Charged Particles with Atoms and Ions
Polarizational Bremsstrahlung in Collisions With Hydrogen Atom
Cross Section of PBrS From Many
Electron Atoms and Ions
PBrS in Non
Relativistic Collisions of Structural Particles with Atoms and Ions
Relativistic Effects in the Polarizational BrS Process
PBrS From Atomic Clusters and Fullerences
Conclusion
References
ISBN:9783642452246
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Series:Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics, 1615-5653 : v80
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Chemistry, Physical organic
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Title:Fractal Apertures in Waveguides, Conducting Screens and Cavities [electronic resource] : Analysis and Design
Author(s): Basudeb Ghosh
Sachendra N Sinha
M. V Kartikeyan
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Thisbook deals with the design and analysis of fractal apertures in waveguides, conducting screens and cavities using numerical electromagnetics and field-solvers. The aim is to obtain design solutions with improved accuracyfor a wide range of applic ations. To achieve this goal, a few diverse problems are considered. The book is organized with adequate space dedicated for the design and analysis of fractal apertures in waveguides, conducting screens, andcavities, microwave/millimeter wave application s followed by detailed case-study problems to infuse better insight and understanding of the subject. Finally, summaries and suggestions are given for future work. Fractal geometries werewidely used in electromagnetics, specifically for antennas and frequ ency selective surfaces (FSS). The self-similarity of fractal geometry gives rise to a multiband response, whereas the space-filling nature of the fractal geometriesmakes it an efficient element in antenna and FSS unit cell miniaturization. Until now, no efforts were made to study the behavior of these fractal geometries for aperture coupling problems. The aperture coupling problem is an importantboundary value problem in electromagnetics and used in waveguide filters and power dividers, slotted ground pl anes, frequency selective surfaces and metamaterials. The present book is intended to initiate a study of the characteristicsof fractal apertures in waveguides, conducting screens and cavities. To perform a unified analysis of these entirely dissimilar pr oblems, the generalized network formulation of the aperture problems by Mautz and Harrington wasextended to multiple-aperture geometry. The authors consider the problem of coupling between two arbitrary regions coupled together via multiple apertures of a rbitrary shape. MATLAB codes were developed for the problems and validatedwith the results available in the literature as well as through simulations on ANSOFT's HFSS
Contents:Introduction
Method of Moment Formulation of Coupling through Apertures
Fractal Frequency Selective Diaphragms in Rectangular Waveguide
Electromagnetic Transmission through Fractal Apertures in Conducting Screen
Radiation from Rectangular Waveguide
Fed Fractal Aperture Antennas
Investigations on Cavity
Backed Fractal Aperture Antennas
Conclusions and Future Work
ISBN:9783319065359
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Series:SpringerLink
Series:Springer Series in Optical Sciences, 0342-4111 : v187
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Microwaves
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Title:Systems Engineering, Systems Thinking, and Learning [electronic resource] : A Case Study in Space Industry
Author(s): Hubert Anton Moser
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book focuses on systems engineering, systems thinking, and how that thinking can be learned in practice. It describes a novel analytical framework based on activity theory for understanding how systems thinking evolves andhow it can be improved to support multidisciplinary teamwork in the context of system development and systems engineering. This method, developed using data collected over four years from three different small space systems engineeringorganizations, can be applied in a wide var iety of work activities in the context of engineering design and beyond in order to monitor and analyze multidisciplinary interactions in working teams over time. In addition, the bookpresents a practical strategy called WAVES (Work Activity for a Evoluti on of Systems engineering and thinking), which fosters the practical learning of systems thinking with the aim of improving process development in differentindustries. The book offers an excellent resource for researchers and practitioners interested in s ystems thinking and in solutions to support its evolution. Beyond its contribution to a better understanding of systems engineering,systems thinking and how it can be learned in real-world contexts, it also introduce a suitable analysis framework that hel ps to bridge the gap between the latest social science research and engineering research.
Contents:Part I Introduction of the research project
Part II Analysis and findings of the empirical studies
Part III Results, intervention, and contributions
ISBN:9783319038957
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Series:SpringerLink
Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Engineering , Engineering design , Astronautics , Business planning , Applied psychology
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Title:International Conference on Theory and Application in Nonlinear Dynamics (ICAND 2012) [electronic resource]
Author(s): Visarath In
Antonio Palacios
Patrick Longhini
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:A collection of different lectures presented by experts in the field of nonlinear science provides the reader with contemporary, cutting-edge, research works that bridge the gap between theory and device realizations of nonlinearphenomena. Represent ative examples of topics covered include: chaos gates, social networks, communication, sensors, lasers, molecular motors, biomedical anomalies, stochastic resonance, nano-oscillators for generating microwavesignals and related complex systems. A common th eme among these and many other related lectures is to model, study, understand, and exploit the rich behavior exhibited by nonlinear systems to design and fabricate novel technologieswith superior characteristics. Consider, for instance, the fact that a s harks sensitivity to electric fields is 400 times more powerful than the most sophisticated electric-field sensor. In spite of significant advances in materialproperties, in many cases it remains a daunting task to duplicate the superior signal processing capabilities of most animals. Since nonlinear systems tend to be highly sensitive to perturbations when they occur near the onset of abifurcation, there are also lectures on the general topic of bifurcation theory and on how to exploit such bifurcations for signal enhancements purposes. This manuscript will appeal to researchers interested in both theory andimplementations of nonlinear systems.
Contents:Effect of voltage oscillations on response
Properties in a model of sensory hair cell
Enhancing signal resolution in a noisy nonlinear sensor via biomimetic processing
ISBN:9783319029252
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Series:SpringerLink
Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Engineering
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Title:Convergence Estimates in Approximation Theory [electronic resource]
Author(s): Vijay Gupta
Ravi P Agarwal
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The study of linear positive operators is an area of mathematical studies with significant relevance to studies of computer-aided geometric design, numerical analysis, and differential equations. This book focuses on theconvergence of linear positive operators in real and complex domains. The theoretical aspects of these operators have been an active area of research over the past few decades. In this volume, authors Gupta and Agarwal explore new andmore efficient methods of applying this research to studies in Optimization and Analysis. The text will be of interest to upper-level students seeking an introduction to the field and to researchers developing innovative approaches
Contents:1.Preliminaries
2. Approximation by Certain Operators
3. Complete Asymptotic Expansion
4. Linear and Iterative Combinations
5. Better Approximation
6. Complex Operators in Compact Disks
7. Rate of Convergence for Functions of BV
8. Convergence for BV/Bounded Functions on Bezier Variants
9. Some More Results on Rate of Convergence
10. Rate of Convergence in Simultaneous Approximation
11. Future Scope and Open Problems
ISBN:9783319027654
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Global analysis (Mathematics) , Operator theory , Differential equations, partial
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Title:Reduced Order Methods for Modeling and Computational Reduction [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alfio Quarteroni
Gianluigi Rozza
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:This monograph addresses the state of the art of reduced order methods for modeling and computational reduction of complex parametrized systems, governed by ordinary and/or partial differential equations, with a special emphasison real time computing techniques and applications in computational mechanics, bioengineering and computer graphics. Several topics are covered, including: design, optimization, and control theory in real-time with applications inengineering data assimilation, geometry registr ation, and parameter estimation with special attention to real-time computing in biomedical engineering and computational physics real-time visualization of physics-based simulations incomputer science the treatment of high-dimensional problems in state s pace, physical space, or parameter space the interactions between different model reduction and dimensionality reduction approaches the development of generalerror estimation frameworks which take into account both model and discretization effects. This b ook is primarily addressed to computational scientists interested in computational reduction techniques for large scale differentialproblems
Contents:1 W. H. A. Schilders, A. Lutowska: A novel approach to model order reduction for coupled multiphysics problems
2 A. C. Ionita, A. C. Antoulas: Case study. Parametrized Reduction using Reduced
Basis and the Loewner Framework
3 M. Bebendorf, Y. Maday, B. Stamm: Comparison of some reduced representation approximations
4 H. Antil, M. Heinkenschloss, D. C. Sorensen: Application of the Discrete Empirical Interpolation Method to Reduced Order Modeling of Nonlinear and Parametric System
5 K. Urban, S. Volkwein, O. Zeeb: Greedy Sampling using Nonlinear Optimization
6 P. Benner, L. Feng:
ISBN:9783319020907
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Series:MS&A - Modeling, Simulation and Applications, 2037-5255 : v9
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Electronic data processing , Computer science Mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Materials
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Title:Surface Flute Waves in Plasmas [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications
Author(s): Volodymyr Girka
Igor Girka
Manfred Thumm
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The book presents results of a comprehensive study of various features of eigen electromagnetic waves propagating across the axis of plasma filled metal waveguides with cylindrical geometry. The authors collected in one bookmaterial on various featur es of surface flute waves, i. e. impact of waveguide design on wave dispersion, wave damping influenced by various reasons, impact of plasma density and external magnetic field inhomogeneity on the wave, andimpact of waveguide corrugation and electric cur rent on the wave. A variety of present surface waves applications and possible future applications is also included. Using the method of successive approximations it is shown how one cansolve problems, which concern real experimental devices, starting fro m simple models. The book applies to both professionals dealing with problems of confined plasmas and to graduate and post-graduate students specializing in the fieldof plasma physics and related applications
Contents:Surface Flute Waves Propagating in Uniform Magneto
Active Plasma Filled Waveguides
Coupled Surface Flute Waves Propagating in Current
Carrying Plasma Waveguides
Surface Flute Waves Propagating in Non
Isotropic Plasma Filled Waveguides
Surface Flute Waves Propagating in Waveguides with Non
Circular Cross
Section
Applications of Surface Wave Propagation
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Series:Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics, 1615-5653 : v79
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Title:Optimization in Science and Engineering [electronic resource] : In Honor of the 60th Birthday of Panos M. Pardalos
Author(s): Themistocles M Rassias
Christodoulos A Floudas
Sergiy Butenko
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Optimization in Science and Engineering is dedicated in honor of the 60th birthday of Distinguished Professor Panos M. Pardalos. Pardaloss past and ongoing work has made a significant impact on several theoretical and appliedareas in modern optimizat ion. As tribute to the diversity of Dr. Pardaloss work in Optimization, this book comprises a collection of contributions from experts in various fields of this rich and diverse area of science. Topicshighlight recent developments and include: Determinist ic global optimization Variational inequalities and equilibrium problems Approximation and complexity in numerical optimization Non-smooth optimization Statistical models and datamining Applications of optimization in medicine, energy systems, and complex network analysis This volume will be of great interest to graduate students, researchers, and practitioners, in the fields of optimization and engineering
Contents:Piecewise Linear Classifiers Based on Nonsmooth Optimization Approaches
Variational Inequality Models Arising in the Study of Viscoelastic Materials
Neighboring Local Optimal Solutions and Its Applications
General Traffic Equilibrium Problem with Uncertainty and Random Variational Inequalities
Computational Complexities of Optimization Problems Related to Model Based Clustering of Networks
On Distributed
Lag Modeling Algorithms by r
Convexity and Piecewise Monotonicity
Poincar
Type Inequalities for Greens Operator on Harmonic Forms
The Robustness Concern in Preference
ISBN:9781493908080
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Keywords: Mathematics , Software engineering , Computer science , Computer aided design , Mathematical optimization
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Title:Statistical Inference on Residual Life [electronic resource]
Author(s): Jong-Hyeon Jeong
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This is a monograph on the concept of residual life, which is an alternative summary measure of time-to-event data, or survival data. The mean residual life has been used for many years under the name of life expectancy, so it isa natural concept for summarizing survival or reliability data. It is also more interpretable than the popular hazard function, especially for communications between patients and physicians regardingthe efficacy of a new drug in themedical field. This book reviews existing st atistical methods to infer the residual life distribution. The review and comparison includes existing inference methods for mean and median, or quantile, residual life analysis throughmedical data examples. The concept of the residual life is also extend ed to competing risks analysis. The targeted audience includes biostatisticians, graduate students, and PhD (bio)statisticians. Knowledge in survival analysis at anintroductory graduate level is advisable prior to reading this book
Contents:Introduction
Inference on Mean Residual Life
Quantile Residual Life
Quantile Residual Life under Competing Risks
Other Methods for Inference on Quantiles
Study Design based on Quantile (Residual) Life
Appendix: R codes
References
Index
ISBN:9781493900053
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Keywords: Statistics , Epidemiology , Statistical methods
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Title:Design, Analysis, and Interpretation of Genome-Wide Association Scans [electronic resource]
Author(s): Daniel O Stram
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book presents the statistical aspects of designing, analyzing and interpreting the results of genome-wide association scans (GWAS studies) for genetic causes of disease using unrelated subjects. Particular detail is given tothe practical aspects of employing the bioinformatics and data handling methods necessary to prepare data for statistical analysis. The goal in writing this book is to give statisticians, epidemiologists, and students in these fieldsthe tools to design a powerful genome-wide study based on current technology. The other part of this is showing readers how to conduct analysis of the created study. Design and Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies provides acompendium of well-established statistical methods based upon singl e SNP associations. It also provides an introduction to more advanced statistical methods and issues. Knowing that technology, for instance large scale SNP arrays, isquickly changing, this text has significant lessons for future use with sequencing data. Emphasis on statistical concepts that apply to the problem of finding disease associations irrespective of the technology ensures its futureapplications. The author includes current bioinformatics tools while outlining the tools that will be required for use with extensive databases from future large scale sequencing projects. The author includes current bioinformaticstools while outlining additional issues and needs arising from the extensive databases from future large scale sequencing projects
Contents:Introduction to Genome
Wide Association Studies
Topics of Quantitative Genetics
An Introduction to Association Studies
Correcting for Hidden Population Structure in Single Marker Association Testing and Estimation
Haplotype Imputation for Association Analysis
SNP Imputation for Association Studies
Design of Large
scale Genetic Association Studies, Sample Size and Power
Post
GWAS Analyses
ISBN:9781461494430
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Keywords: Statistics , Human genetics , Mathematical statistics
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Title:Statistical Decision Theory [electronic resource]
Author(s): Nicholas T Longford
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This monograph presents a radical rethinking of how elementary inferences should be made in statistics, implementing a comprehensive alternative to hypothesis testing in which the control of the probabilities of the errors isreplaced by selecting the course of action (one of the available options) associated with the smallest expected loss. Its strength is that the inferences are responsive to the elicited or declared consequences of the erroneousdecisions, and so they can be closely tailored to the clients perspective, priorities, value judgments and other prior information, together with the uncertainty about them
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Contents:Preface
1.Introduction
2.Estimating the Mean
3.Estimating the Variance
4.The Bayesian Paradigm
5.Data from other Distributions
6.Classification
7.Small
area Estimation
8.Study Design
Index
ISBN:9783642404337
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Series:SpringerBriefs in Statistics, 2191-544X
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Keywords: Statistics
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Title:Time-Domain Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations in Metamaterials [electronic resource]
Author(s): Jichun Li
Yunqing Huang
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The purpose of this book is to provide an up-to-date introduction to the time-domain finite element methods for Maxwells equations involving metamaterials. Since the first successful construction of a metamaterial with bothnegative permittivity and p ermeability in 2000, the study of metamaterials has attracted significant attention from researchers across many disciplines. Thanks to enormous efforts on the part of engineers and physicists, metamaterialspresent great potential applications in antenna and radar design, sub-wavelength imaging, and invisibility cloak design. Hence the efficient simulation of electromagnetic phenomena in metamaterials has become a very important issue andis the subject of this book, in which various metamaterial modeling equations are introduced and justified mathematically. The development and practical implementation of edge finite element methods for metamaterial Maxwellsequations are the main focus of the book. The book finishes with some interesting simulations such as backward wave propagation and time-domain cloaking with metamaterials
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Contents:Introduction to Metamaterials
Introduction to Finite Element Methods
Time
Domain Finite Element Methods for Metamaterials
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Metamaterials
Superconvergence Analysis for Metamaterials
A Posteriori Error Estimation
A Matlab Edge Element Code
Perfectly Matched Layers
Simulation of Metamaterials
References
Index
ISBN:9783642337895
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Series:Springer Series in Computational Mathematics, 0179-3632 : v43
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer simulation , Computer science Mathematics , Computer science , Engineering mathematics , Microwaves
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Title:Bayesian Hierarchical Space-Time Models with Application to Significant Wave Height [electronic resource]
Author(s): Erik Vanem
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book provides an example of a thorough statistical treatment in space and time of ocean wave data. It is demonstrated how the flexible framework of Bayesian hierarchical space-time models can be applied to oceanographicprocesses such as signific ant wave height in order to describe dependence structures and uncertainties in the data. This monograph is a research book and it is in some sense cross-disciplinary. The methodology itself is firmly rootedin the statistical research tradition, based on probability theory and stochastic processes. However, the methodology has been applied to a problem within physical oceanography, analysing data for significant wave height, which are ofcrucial importance to ocean engineering disciplines. Indeed, the stat istical properties of significant wave height are important for the design, construction and operation of ships and other marine and coastal structures. Furthermore,the book addresses the question of whether climate change has an effect of the ocean wave climate, and if so what these effects might be. Thus, this book is an important contribution to the on-going debate on climate change, itsimplications and how to adapt to a changing climate, with a particular focus on the maritime industries and the marin e environment. This book should be of general interest to anyone with an interest in statistical modelling ofenvironmental processes, and in particular to those with a particular interest in the ocean wave climate. It is written on a level that should be understandable to everyone with a basic background in statistics or elementarymathematics, and an introduction to some basic concepts is given in appendices for the uninitiated reader. The intended readership incudes students and professionals involved in statistics, oceanography, ocean engineering,environmental research, climate sciences and risk assessment. Moreover, different stakeholders within the maritime industries such as design offices, classif
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Contents:Preface
Acronyms
1.Introduction and Background
2.Literature Survey on StochasticWave Models
3.A Bayesian Hierarchical Space
Time Model for Significant Wave Height
4.Including a Log
Transform of the Data
6.Bayesian Hierarchical Modelling of the Ocean Windiness
7.Application: Impacts on Ship Structural Loads
8.Case study: Modelling the Effect of Climate Change on the Worlds Oceans
9.Summary and Conclusions
A.Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods
B.Extreme Value Modelling
C.Markov Random Fields
D.Derivation of the Full Conditionals of the Bayesian Hierarchical
ISBN:9783642302534
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Keywords: Statistics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Stochastic Networked Control Systems [electronic resource] : Stabilization and Optimization under Information Constraints
Author(s): Serdar Yksel
Tamer Baar
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:Networked control systems are increasingly ubiquitous today, with applications ranging from vehicle communication and adaptive power grids to space exploration and economics. The optimal design of such systems presents majorchallenges, requiring tool s from various disciplines within applied mathematics such as decentralized control, stochastic control, information theory, and quantization. A thorough, self-contained book, Stochastic Networked ControlSystems: Stabilization and Optimization under Infor mation Constraints aims to connect these diverse disciplines with precision and rigor, while conveying design guidelines to controller architects. Unique in the literature, it lays acomprehensive theoretical foundation for the study of networked control s ystems, and introduces an array of concrete tools for work in the field. Salient features include: Characterization, comparison and optimaldesign of information structures in static and dynamic teams. Operational, structural and topological properties of information structures in optimal decision making, with a systematic program for generating optimal encoding andcontrol policies. The notion of signaling, and its utilization in stabilization and optimization of decentralized control systems. Presentati on of mathematical methods for stochastic stability of networkedcontrol systems using random-time, state-dependent drift conditions and martingale methods. Characterization and study of information channels leading to various forms of stochastic stabilit y such asstationarity, ergodicity, and quadratic stability and connections with information and quantization theories. Analysis of various classes of centralized and decentralized control systems. Jointly optimal design ofencoding and control policies ov er various information channels and under general optimization criteria, including a detailed coverage of linear-
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Contents:Introduction
Part I Information Structures in Networked Control
Networked Control Systems as Stochastic Team Decision Problems: A General Introduction
Characterization and Comparison of Information Structures
Topological Properties of Information Structures: Comparison, Convergence and Optimization
Part II Stabilization of Networked Control Systems
Coding for Control and Connections with Information Theory
Stochastic Stability and Drift Criteria for Markov Chains in Networked Control
Stochastic Stabilization over Noiseless Channels
Stochastic Stabilization over Noisy
ISBN:9781461470854
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Series:Systems & Control: Foundations & Applications, 2324-9749
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer network architectures , Information systems , Systems theory , Mathematical optimization , Telecommunication
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Title:Linear-Quadratic Controls in Risk-Averse Decision Making [electronic resource] : Performance-Measure Statistics and Control Decision Optimization
Author(s): Khanh D Pham
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Linear-Quadratic Controls in Risk-Averse Decision Making cuts across control engineering (control feedback and decision optimization) and statistics (post-design performance analysis) with a common theme: reliability increaseseen from the responsive angle of incorporating and engineering multi-level performance robustness beyond the long-run average performance into control feedback design and decision making and complex dynamic systems from the start.This monograph provides a complete description o f statistical optimal control (also known as cost-cumulant control) theory. In control problems and topics, emphasis is primarily placed on major developments attained and explicitconnections between mathematical statistics of performance appraisals and d ecision and control optimization. Chapter summaries shed light on the relevance of developed results, which makes this monograph suitable for graduate-levellectures in applied mathematics and electrical engineering with systems-theoretic concentration, el ective study or a reference for interested readers, researchers, and graduate students who are interested in theoretical constructs anddesign principles for stochastic controlled systems.
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ISBN:9781461450795
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Series:SpringerBriefs in Optimization, 2190-8354
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Computer science , Mathematical optimization , Mathematical statistics
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Title:Modeling and Optimization in Space Engineering [electronic resource]
Author(s): Giorgio Fasano
Jnos D Pintr
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This volume presents a selection of advanced case studies that address a substantial range of issues and challenges arising in space engineering. The contributing authors are well-recognized researchers and practitioners in spaceengineering and in ap plied optimization. The key mathematical modeling and numerical solution aspects of each application case study are presented in sufficient detail. Classic and more recent space engineering problems includingcargo accommodation and object placement, flig ht control of satellites, integrated design and trajectory optimization, interplanetary transfers with deep space maneuvers, low energy transfers, magnetic cleanliness modeling, propulsionsystem design, sensor system placement, systems engineering, space traffic logistics, and trajectory optimization are discussed. Novel points of view related to computational global optimization and optimal control, and tomultidisciplinary design optimization are also given proper emphasis. A particular attention is pai d also to scenarios expected in the context of future interplanetary explorations. Modeling and Optimization in Space Engineering willbenefit researchers and practitioners working on space engineering applications. Academics, graduate and post-graduate st udents in the fields of aerospace and other engineering, applied mathematics, operations research and optimalcontrol will also find the book useful, since it discusses a range of advanced model development and solution techniques and tools in the context of real-world applications and new challenges
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Series:Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v73
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Keywords: Mathematics , Information theory , Mathematical optimization , Astronautics
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Title:Pollution Under Environmental Regulation in Energy Markets [electronic resource]
Author(s): Francesco Gull
Date:2013
Publisher:London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Pollution Under Environmental Regulation in Energy Markets provides a study of environmental regulation when energy markets are imperfectly competitive. This theoretical treatment focuses on three relevant cases of energy markets.First, the residenti al space heating sector where hybrid regulation such as taxation and emissions trading together are possible. Second, the electricity market where transactions are organized in the form of multi-period auctions.Third, namely natural gas (input) and electr icity (output) markets where there is combined imperfect competition in vertical related energy markets. The development of free or low carbon technologies supported by energy policies,aiming at increasing security of supply, is also explored whilst cons idering competition policies that reduce market power in energy markets thus improving market efficiency. Pollution Under Environmental Regulation in Energy Marketsdiscusses the key issues of whether imperfect competition can lessen the ability of environ mental policy to reduce pollution and/or to minimize the cost of meeting environmental targets. Policymakers, analysts and researchers gain athorough understanding of the performance of environmental policy from Pollution Under Environmental Regulation i n Energy Markets leading to better design of simulation models of performance and costs of environmental regulation
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Contents:1.Introduction and Summary
2. Pollution under Hybrid Environmental Regulation: the Case of Space Heating
3. Pollution under Environmental Regulation within Multi
period Auctions: the Case of Electricity Markets
4. Pollution under Imperfect Competition in Vertical Related Energy Markets
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Series:Lecture Notes in Energy, 2195-1284 : v6
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Keywords: Engineering , Engineering economy , Environmental economics
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Title:Dijet Angular Distributions in Proton-Proton Collisions [electronic resource] : At s = 7 TeV and s = 14 TeV
Author(s): Nele Boelaert
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:This thesis is based on the first data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Its theme can be described as the classical Rutherford scattering experiment adapted to the LHC: measurement of scattering angles to search fornew physics and substr ucture. At the LHC, colliding quarks and gluons exit the proton collisions as collimated particle showers, or jets. The thesis presents studies of the scattering angles of these jets. It includes aphenomenological study at the LHC design energy of 14 TeV, where a model of so-called large extra dimensions is used as a benchmark process for the sensitivity to new physics. The experimental result is the first measurement, made in2010, by ATLAS, operating at the LHC start-up energy of 7 TeV. The result is com patible with the Standard Model and demonstrates how well the physics and the apparatus are understood. The first data is a tiny fraction of what will beaccumulated in the coming years, and this study has set the stage for performing these measurements wi th confidence as the LHC accumulates luminosity and increases its energy, thereby probing smaller length scales
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Contents:Introduction
Introduction to QCD and Collider Physics
NLO Monte Carlo Techniques
Dijet Physics at Colliders
Gravitational Scattering and Black Holes in Large Extra Dimensions
The ATLAS Experiment
Jet Reconstruction
Jet Reconstruction with 2010 ATLAS Data
Dijet Angular Distributions at s = 14 TeV: A Phenomenology Study
Preparing ATLAS for the Measurement of Dijet Angular Distributions at s = 7 TeV
Measurement of Dijet Angular Distributions by ATLAS
Conclusions and Outlook
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Keywords: Quantum theory
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Title:The Square Kilometre Array: Paving the way for the new 21st century radio astronomy paradigm [electronic resource] Proceedings of Symposium 7 of JENAM 2010
Author(s): Domingos Barbosa
Sonia Anton
Leonid Gurvits
Dalmiro Maia
Date:2012
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Note:The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will provide more than one order of magnitude improvement in sensitivity compared with any existing radio telescope over a wavelength range of several hundred to one, from decametric to microwavewavelengths. It will r evolutionize the study of the most abundant element in the Universe, hydrogen, from the epoch of reionisation to the present-day, probing the onset formation period of the very first stars, will closely scanproto-planets and, through the precision timing of pulsars, will detect the distortions of space-time due to gravitational radiation. The SKA is a sensing network spanning 3000 km from its centre and with a collecting area of more than1 square kilometre, using technologies of the 21st century. The SKA will make the study of a wide range of phenomena initially studied at other wavelengths possible at radio wavelengths, as well as opening a new discovery window on newphenomena at radio wavelengths. Symposium 7 of the JENAM 2010 aimed at bringing these di verse opportunities to the attention of both theoretical and observational astronomers working at all wavelengths, including the potential forsynergies with other facilities. The meeting highlighted the scientific potential of the SKA discussed scientif ic priorities and their impact on the design of the SKA explored thesynergies between the SKA and other next-generation astronomical facilities in different wavelength domains such as the ALMA, ELTs, LSST, JWST, GRE, IXO, Gaia and Euclid, and high-energy facilities (Auger) explored thecyberinfrastructure that may become available for the distribution and distributed analysis of SKA data
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Contents:The SKA Challenge
The SKA new Instrumentation Aperture Arrays
AGN, Star Formation, and the nanoJy Sky
Using HI absorption to trace outflows from galaxies and feeding of AGN
Galaxy Dynamics
Transient Phenomena: Opportunities for New Discoveries
Cosmic Magnetism: Current Status and Outlook to the SKA
The SKA and High
Resolution Science
Precision Astrometry: from VLBI to Gaia and SKA
Ultra Steep Spectrum radio sources in the Lockman Hole: SERVS identifications and redshift distribution at the faintest radio fluxes
Probing the Very First Galaxies with the SKA
ISBN:9783642227950
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Title:Classical Mechanics [electronic resource] : Kinematics and Statics
Author(s): Jan Awrejcewicz
Date:2012
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Note:This isthe first volume of three books by the same author, devoted entirely to classical mechanics. The triad of works covers different subjects in classical mechanics and creates a link between them by deriving topics from thesame root. Moreover, th e author unifies different approaches from English, Russian, Polish, and German literature devoted to classical mechanics. Emphasis is placed on the study of electro-magneto-mechanical systems. ClassicalMechanics: Kinematics and Statics is addressed to a wide spectrum of undergraduate and graduate students, postgraduate students, researchers, and instructors, from the fields of mechanical and civil engineering. This volume, whichincludes a wealth of worked examples and applications, is also intended to be used as a self-contained reference for researchers in applied mathematics and physical sciences. It is also recommended as a supplementary textbook atthe upper undergraduate and graduate levels. In Chapter 1 the fundamental principles of mechanics are fo rmulated, illustrated, and discussed. Chapter 2 is devoted to statics and Chapter 3 presents the geometry of masses. Kinematicsof a particle, the curvilinear and normal coordinates, and kinematic pairs and chains are the main focus of Chapter 4. Chapter 5 studies the kinematics of a rigid body and a composite motion of a particle. Chapter 6 ends the text withkinematics of a deformable body
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Contents:Preface
1. Fundamental Principles of Mechanics
2. Statics
3. Geometry of Masses
4. Kinematics of a Particle and Introduction to Kinematics of Rigid Bodies
5. Kinematics of a Rigid Body and Composite Motion of a Point
6. Kinematics of a Deformable Body
ISBN:9781461437918
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Series:Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics, 1571-8689 : v28
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Keywords: Mathematics , Mechanics , Engineering design
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Title:Discrete-Time Linear Systems [electronic resource] : Theory and Design with Applications
Author(s): Guoxiang Gu
Date:2012
Publisher:Boston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Discrete-Time Linear Systems: Theory and Design with Applications combines system theory and design in order to show the importance of system theory and its role in system design. The book focuses on system theory (includingoptimal state feedback and optimal state estimation) and system design (with applications to feedback control systems and wireless transceivers, plus system identification and channel estimation). This book also: Covers both theory anddesign for linear systems Discusses wireless t ransceiver design Addresses the common mathematical features in identification problems arising from the MIMO system identification and MIMO channel estimation Discrete-Time Linear Systems:Theory and Design with Applications is an ideal book for graduate students and practicing engineers from the control area who want to pursue their study in wireless communications and those from the communication and signal processingarea who want to learn optimal estimation theory in order to solve complex research pro blems
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Contents:Introduction
Signals and Systems
Linear System Theory
Model Reduction
Optimal Estimation and Control
Design of Feedback Control Systems
Design of Wireless Transceivers
System Identification
Appendix A: Linear Algebra
Appendix B: Random Variables and Processes
Appendix C: Transfer Function Matrices
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Keywords: Engineering , Mathematical optimization , Systems engineering
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Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9781461417019:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Design and Analysis of Approximation Algorithms [electronic resource]
Author(s): Ding-Zhu Du
Ker-I Ko
Xiaodong Hu
Date:2012
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:When precise algorithmic solutions are difficult to compute, the use of approximation algorithms can help. Design and Analysis of Approximation Algorithms is a textbook for a graduate course in theoretical computer science taughtglobally in universit ies. It can also be used as a reference work for researchers in the area of design and analysis algorithms. There are few texts available for this standard course, and those that do exist mainly follow aproblem-oriented format. This text follows a struct ured, technique-oriented presentation. Approximation algorithms are organized into chapters based on the design techniques for the algorithms, enabling the reader to study algorithmsof the same nature with ease, and providing an improved understanding of the design and analysis techniques for approximation algorithms. Instructors benefit from this approach allowing for an easy way to present the ideas andtechniques of algorithms with a unified approach
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Contents:Preface
1. Introduction
2. Greedy Strategy
3. Restriction
4. Partition
5. Guillotine Cut
6. Relaxation
7. Linear Programming
8. Primal
Dual Scheme and Local Ratio
9. Semidefinite Programming
10. Inapproximability
Bibliography
Index
ISBN:9781461417019
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Series:Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v62
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer software , Mathematical optimization
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Title:Tracer Technology [electronic resource] : Modeling the Flow of Fluids
Author(s): Octave Levenspiel
Date:2012
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:A vessels behavior as a heat exchanger, absorber, reactor, or other process unit is dependent upon how fluid flows through the vessel. In early engineering, the designer would assume either plug flow or mixed flow of thefluid through the vessel. Howe ver, these assumptions were oftentimes inaccurate, sometimes being off by a volume factor of 100 or more. The result of this unreliable figure produced ineffective products in multiple reactionsystems. Written by a pioneering researcher in the field of c hemical engineering, the tracer method was introduced to provide more accurate flow data. First, the tracer method measured the actual flow of fluid through a vessel.Second, it developed a suitable model to represent the flow in question. Such models are used to follow the flow of fluid in chemical reactors and other process units, like in rivers and streams, or solid and porous structures. Inmedicine, the tracer method is used to study the flow of chemicalsharmful and harmlessin the bloodstreams of human s and animals. Tracer Technology Modeling the Flow of Fluids discusses how tracers are used to follow theflow of fluids, and how a variety of models are developed to represent these flows. Octave Levenspiel is Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University. His primary interest is chemical reaction engineering,focusing largely on applying chemical reaction kinetics and physics to the design of chemical reactors. His work has been recognized with awards that include the R.H. Wilhe lm award (AIChE), the W.K. Lewis award (AIChE), and the P.V.Danckwerts award (IChemE). His previous books, including Chemical Reaction Engineering, The Chemical Reactor Omnibook, and Engineering Flow and Heat Exchange, are widely used in industry and teac hing, and have been translated into 12foreign languages
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Contents:The Tracer Method
The Mean and Variance of a Tracer Curve
The E and the F Curves
Two Ideal Flow Models
Plug Flow and Mixed Flow
Compartment Models
The Dispersion Model
Intermixing Between Flowing Fluids
The Tanks
in
Series Model
Convection Model for Laminar Flow in Pipes
Batch Systems
The Stirred Tank
Mixing Time and Power Requirement
Meandering Flow and Lateral Dispersion
ISBN:9781441980748
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Series:Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications, 0926-5112 : v96
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Keywords: Engineering , Chemical engineering , Hydraulic engineering
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Title:Energy-Aware System Design [electronic resource] : Algorithms and Architectures
Author(s): Chong-Min Kyung
Sungjoo Yoo
Date:2011
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:Power consumption becomes the most important design goal in a wide range of electronic systems. There are two driving forces towards this trend: continuing device scaling and ever increasing demand of higher computing power.First, device scaling cont inues to satisfy Moores law via a conventional way of scaling (More Moore) and a new way of exploiting the vertical integration (More than Moore). Second, mobile and IT convergence requires more computingpower on the silicon chip than ever. Cell phones ar e now evolving towards mobile PC. PCs and data centers are becoming commodities in house and a must in industry. Both supply enabled by device scaling and demand triggered by theconvergence trend realize more computation on chip (via multi-core, integrati on of diverse functionalities on mobile SoCs, etc.) and finally more power consumption incurring power-related issues and constraints. Energy-Aware SystemDesign: Algorithms and Architectures provides state-of-the-art ideas for low power design methods fro m circuit, architecture to software level andoffers design case studies in three fast growing areas of mobile storage, biomedicaland security. Important topics and features: - Describes very recent advanced issues and methods for energy-aware design at ea ch design level from circuit andarchitecture toalgorithm level, and also covering important blocksincluding low power main memory subsystem and on-chip network at architecture level - Explains efficient power conversion and delivery which is becoming impo rtant as heterogeneous power sources are adopted for digital and non-digitalparts - Investigates 3D die stacking emphasizing temperature awareness for better perspective on energy efficiency - Presents three practical energy-aware design case studies nove l storage device (e.g., solid state disk), biomedicalelectronics (e.g., cochlear and retina implants), and wireless surveillance camera systems. Researchers and engineers in the field of h
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Contents:Foreword
1. Introduction
2.Low
Power Circuits: fromSystem
Level Perspective
3.Energy
awareness in Processor/Multi
processors Design
4.Energy
awareness in Contemporary Memory Systems
5.Energy
awareness On
Chip Networks
6. Energy
awareness in Video Codec Design
7.Energy Generation and Conversion for Portable Electronic Systems
8.3D IC for Low Power/Energy
9. Low Power Mobile Storage: SSD Case Study
10.Energy
aware Surveillance Camera
11. IC Design in Biomedical Implantable Electronics
ISBN:9789400716797
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Keywords: Electronic data processing , Systems engineering , Electric engineering
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Title:Photonic Structures Inspired by Nature [electronic resource]
Author(s): Mathias Kolle
Date:2011
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:Unlike most natural colours that are based on pigment absorption, the striking iridescent and intense colouration of many butterflies, birds or beetles stems from the interaction of light with periodic sub-micrometer surface orvolume patterns, so cal led photonic structures. These structural colours are increasingly well understood, but they are difficult to create artificially and exploit technologically. In this thesis the field of naturalstructural colours and biomimetic photonic structures is cove red in a wide scope, ranging from plant photonics to theoretical optics. It demonstrates diffractive elements on the petal surfaces of many flowering plant species theseform the basis for the study of the role of structural colours in pollinator attractio n. Self-assembly techniques, combined with scaleable nanofabrication methods, were used to create complex artificial photonic structures inspired bythose found in nature. In particular, the colour effect of a Papilio butterfly was mimicked and, by variati on of its design motive, enhanced. All photonic effects described here are underpinned by state-of-the-art model calculations
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Contents:1. Theoretical Aspects of Photonic Structures
2. Structure Colours in Nature
3. Materials and Techniques
4. Static and Tuneable One
Dimensional Photonic Structures
5. Microfabrication of Photonic Structures with Higher Dimensionality
6. Mimicry of Papilio blumei's Colourful Wing Scale Structure
7. Conclusions and Future Work
8. Acknowledgements
9. Related Publication
ISBN:9783642151699
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Keywords: Optical materials
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Title:Looking Back [electronic resource] : Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of Paul W. Holland
Author(s): Neil J Dorans
Sandip Sinharay
Date:2011
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:In 2006, Paul W. Holland retired from Educational Testing Service (ETS) after a career spanning five decades. In 2008, ETS sponsored a conference, Looking Back, honoring his contributions to applied and theoretical psychometricsand statistics. Lookin g Back attracted a large audience that came to pay homage to Paul Holland and to hear presentations by colleagues who worked with him in special ways over those 40+ years. This book contains papers based on thesepresentations, as well as vignettes provide d by Paul Holland before each section. The papers in this book attest to how Paul Holland's pioneering ideas influenced and continue to influence several fields such as social networks, causalinference, item response theory, equating, and DIF. He applied statistical thinking to a broad range of ETS activities in test development, statistical analysis, test security, and operations. The original papers contained in thisbook provide historical context for Paul Hollands work alongside commentary on some of h is major contributions by noteworthy statisticians working today
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Contents:The Contributions of Paul Holland
Algebraic Statistics for p1 Random Graph Models
Mr. Holland's Networks: A Brief Review of the Importance of Statistical Studies of Local Subgraphs or One Small Tune in a Large Opus
Some of My Favorite Things About Working at ETS
Bayesian Analysis of a Two
Group Randomized Encouragement Design
The Role of Nonparametric Analysis in Assessment Modeling: Then and Now
What Aspects of the Design of an Observational Study Affect Its Sensitivity to Bias From Covariates That Were Not Observed?
The Origins of Procedures for Using Differential Item F
ISBN:9781441993892
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Keywords: Statistics , Mathematics , Educational tests and measurements , Social sciences Methodology , Psychometrics
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Title:Engineering Differential Equations [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications
Author(s): Bill Goodwine
Date:2011
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:This book is a comprehensive treatment of engineering undergraduate differential equations as well as linear vibrations and feedback control. While this material has traditionally been separated into different courses inundergraduate engineering curr icula. This text provides a streamlined and efficient treatment of material normally covered in three courses. Ultimately, engineering students study mathematics in order to be able to solve problemswithin the engineering realm. Engineering Differential E quations: Theory and Applications guides students to approach the mathematical theory with much greater interest and enthusiasm by teaching the theory together with applications.Additionally, it includes an abundance of detailed examples. Appendices inclu de numerous C and FORTRAN example programs. This book is intended for engineering undergraduate students, particularly aerospace and mechanical engineers andstudents in other disciplines concerned with mechanical systems analysis and control. Prerequisite s include basic and advanced calculus with an introduction to linear algebra
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Contents:Preface
Introduction and Preliminaries
First
Order Ordinary Differential Equations
Second
Order Linear Constant
Coefficient Ordinary Differential Equations
Single Degreeof Freedom Vibrations
Variable
Coefficient Linear Ordinary Differential Equations
Systems of First
Order Linear Constant
Coefficient Ordinary Differential Equations
Applications of Systems of First
Order Equations
The Laplace Transform
Classical Control Theory: Analysis
Classical Control Theory: Design
Partial Differential Equations
Numerical Methods
Introduction to Nonlinear Systems
ISBN:9781441979193
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differential Equations , Systems theory , Engineering mathematics
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Title:Introduction to Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems [electronic resource]
Author(s): V. G Kulkarni
Date:2011
Edition:2
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:This is an introductory-level text on stochastic modeling. It is suited for undergraduate students in engineering, operations research, statistics, mathematics, actuarial science, business management, computer science, and publicpolicy. It employs a large number of examples to teach the students to use stochastic models of real-life systems to predict their performance, and use this analysis to design better systems. The book is devoted to the study ofimportant classes of stochastic processes: discre te and continuous time Markov processes, Poisson processes, renewal and regenerative processes, semi-Markov processes, queueing models, and diffusion processes. The book systematicallystudies the short-term and the long-term behavior, cost/reward models, and first passage times. All the material is illustrated with many examples, and case studies. The book provides a concise review of probability in the appendix.The book emphasizes numerical answers to the problems. A collection of MATLAB programs to acco mpany the this book can be downloaded from http://www.unc.edu/~vkulkarn/Maxim/maxim.zip. A graphical user interface to access the above filescan be downloaded from http://www.unc.edu/~vkulkarn/Maxim/maximgui.zip . The second edition incorporates several c hanges. First its title reflects the changes in content: the chapters on design and control have been removed. The booknow contains several case studies that teach the design principles. Two new chapters have been added. The new chapter on Poisson process es gives more attention to this important class of stochastic processes than the first edition did.The new chapter on Brownian motion reflects its increasing importance as an appropriate model for a variety of real-life situations, including finance. V. G . Kulkarni is Professor in the Department of Statistics and Operations Researchin the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has authored a graduate-level text Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic
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Contents:Introduction
Discrete
Time Markov Models
Poisson Processes
Continuous
Time Markov Models
Generalized Markov Models
Queueing Models
Brownian Motion
ISBN:9781441917720
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Keywords: Statistics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Nonlinear Power Flow Control Design [electronic resource] : Utilizing Exergy, Entropy, Static and Dynamic Stability, and Lyapunov Analysis
Author(s): Rush D Robinett III
David G Wilson
Date:2011
Publisher:London : Springer London
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Note:Nonlinear Powerflow Control Design presents an innovative control system design process motivated by renewable energy electric grid integration problems. The concepts developed result from the convergence of three research anddevelopment goals: to c reate a unifying metric to compare the value of different energy sources coal-burning power plant, wind turbines, solar photovoltaics, etc. to be integrated into the electric power grid and to replacethe typical metric of costs/profit to develop a new nonlinear control tool that applies power flow control, thermodynamics, and complex adaptive systems theory to the energy grid in a consistent way and to apply collectiverobotics theories to the creation of high-performance teams of people and key indivi duals in order to account for human factors in controlling and selling power into a distributed, decentralized electric power grid. All three of thesegoals have important concepts in common: exergy flow, limit cycles, and balance between competing power f lows. In place of the typical zero-sum, stability vs. performance, linear controller design process, the authors propose a uniqueset of criteria to design controllers for a class of nonlinear systems with respect to both performance and stability, and sea mlessly integrating information theoretic concepts. A combination of thermodynamics with Hamiltonian systemsprovides the theoretical foundation which is then realized in a series of connected case studies. It allows the process of control design to be vie wed as a power flow control problem, balancing the power flowing into a system againstthat being dissipated within it and dependent on the power being stored in it an interplay between kinetic and potential energies. Highlights of several of the case stu dies feature current renewable energy problems such as thefuture of electric power grid control, wind turbine load alleviation, and novel control designs for micro-grids that incorpo
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Contents:Part I: Theory
Introduction
Thermodynamics
Mechanics
Stability
Advanced Control Design
Part II: Applications: Case Studies
Case Study 1: Control Design Issues
Case Study2: Collective Plume Tracing: A Minimal Information Approach to Collective Control
Case Study 3: Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
Case Study 4: Fundamental Power Engineering
Case Study#5: Renewable Energy Microgrid Design
Case Study 6: Robotic Manipulator Design and Control
Case Study 7: Satellite Rendezvous and Docking Control
Case Study 8: Other
Part III: Advanced Topics
Sustainability o
ISBN:9780857298232
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Keywords: Engineering , Telecommunication , Production of electric energy or power , Renewable energy sources
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Title:Integral Methods in Science and Engineering [electronic resource] : Computational and Analytic Aspects
Author(s): Christian Constanda
Paul J Harris
Date:2011
Edition:1
Publisher:Boston : Birkhuser Boston
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Note:The systematic study ofthe physical worldis largely based on the design of mathematical models using many different types of ordinary differential, partial differential, integral, and integro-differential equations. Thesolutions of these equations ar etherefore of great interest to practitioners and to science in general.Witha wealthof cutting-edgeresearch in the field,Integral Methods in Science and Engineering:Computational andAnalytic Aspectsprovides a vivid picture of both the development of theor etical integral techniques and their use in specific science and engineering problems. The volumeis an outgrowth of talks presented by world-renownedresearchers at the Eleventh International Conference on Integral Methods in Science and Engineering held i n Brighton, UK, July 1214, 2010. Thearray of topics they addressis immense,ranging from theoretical advances in boundaryintegral methods to applications of analytic and numerical quadrature techniques as diverse as integral equations, finite and boundary elements, conservation laws, hybrid approaches, and more. With ample coverage of theory andapplications, this bookwill be a valuable resource for researchers in applied mathematics, physics, and mechanical and electrical engineering, forgraduate students in these disciplines, and for various other professionals who useintegration as an essential technique in their work
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Contents:Preface
Collocation Method for Cauchy Integral Equations in L^2
On a New Definition of the Reynolds Number from the Interplay of Macroscopic and Microscopic Phenomenology
A Self
Consistent Monte Carlo Validation Procedure for Hadron Cancer Therapy Simulation
A General Analytical Solution of the AdvectionDiffusion Equation for Fickian Closure
A Novel Method for Simulating Spectral Nuclear Reactor Criticality by Spatially Dependent Volume Size Control
Adaptive Particle Filter for Stable Distribution
On the Analytical Solution of the Multi
Group Neutron Kinetic Diffusion E
ISBN:9780817682385
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Keywords: Mathematics , Integral equations , Differential Equations , Differential equations, partial , Computer science Mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Materials
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Title:Simulating Complex Systems by Cellular Automata [electronic resource]
Author(s): Jiri Kroc
Peter M.A Sloot
Alfons G Hoekstra
Date:2010
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:Deeply rooted in fundamental research in Mathematics and Computer Science, Cellular Automata (CA) are recognized as an intuitive modeling paradigm for Complex Systems. Already very basic CA, with extremely simple micro dynamicssuch as the Game of Lif e, show an almost endless display of complex emergent behavior. Conversely, CA can also be designed to produce a desired emergent behavior, using either theoretical methodologies or evolutionary techniques.Meanwhile, beyond the original realm of applicati ons - Physics, Computer Science, and Mathematics CA have also become work horses in very different disciplines such as epidemiology, immunology, sociology, and finance. In thiscontext of fast and impressive progress, spurred further by the enormous attra ction these topics have on students, this book emerges as a welcome overview of the field for its practitioners, as well as a good starting point fordetailed study on the graduate and post-graduate level. The book contains three parts, two major parts on theory and applications, and a smaller part on software. The theory part contains fundamental chapters on how to design and/orapply CA for many different areas. In the applications part a number of representative examples of really using CA in a broad ran ge of disciplines is provided - this part will give the reader a good idea of the real strength of thiskind of modeling as well as the incentive to apply CA in their own field of study
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Contents:to Modeling of Complex Systems Using Cellular Automata
Theory of Cellular Automata
Multilevel Cellular Automata as a Tool for Studying Bioinformatic Processes
Complex Automata: Multi
scale Modeling with Coupled Cellular Automata
Hierarchical Cellular Automata Methods
Cellular Automata Composition Techniques for Spatial Dynamics Simulation
Problem Solving on One
Bit
Communication Cellular Automata
Minimal Cellular Automaton Model of Inter
species Interactions: Phenomenology, Complexity and Interpretations
Cellular Evolutionary Algorithms
Artificial Evolution of Arbitr
ISBN:9783642122033
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Keywords: Computer science , Computer simulation , Engineering
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Title:Handbook of Partial Least Squares [electronic resource] : Concepts, Methods and Applications
Author(s): Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi
Wynne W Chin
Jrg Henseler
Huiwen Wang
Date:2010
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:The Handbook of Partial Least Squares (PLS) and Marketing: Concepts, Methods and Applications is the second volume in the series of the Handbooks of Computational Statistics. This Handbook represents a comprehensive overviewof PLS methods with specif ic reference to their use in Marketing and with a discussion of the directions of current research and perspectives. The Handbook covers the broad area of PLS Methods from Regression to Structural EquationModeling, from methods to applications, from softw are to interpretation of results. The Handbook features papers on the use and the analysis of latent variables and indicators by means of the PLS Path Modeling approach from the designof the causal network to the model assessment and improvement. Moreover , within the PLS framework, the Handbook addresses, among others, special and advanced topics such as the analysis of multi-block, multi-group and multi-structureddata, the use of categorical indicators, the study of interaction effects, the integration o f classification issues, the validation aspects and the comparison between thecomponent-basedPLS approach and the covariance-basedStructural Equation Modeling. Most chapters comprise a thorough discussion of applications to problems from Marketing and rel ated areas. Furthermore, a few tutorials focus on some key aspects of PLS analysis with a didactic approach.This Handbook serves as both an introduction for those without prior knowledge of PLS as well as a comprehensive reference for researchers and prac titioners interested in the most recent advances in PLS methodology
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Contents:Editorial: Perspectives on Partial Least Squares
METHODS
Latent Variables and Indices: Herman Wolds Basic Design and Partial Least Squares
PLS Path Modeling: From Foundations to Recent Developments and Open Issues for Model Assessment and Improvement
Bootstrap Cross
Validation Indices for PLS Path Model Assessment
A Bridge Between PLS Path Modeling and Multi
Block Data Analysis
Use of ULS
SEM and PLS
SEM to Measure a Group Effect in a Regression Model Relating Two Blocks of Binary Variables
A New Multiblock PLS Based Method to Estimate Causal Models: Application to the
ISBN:9783540328278
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Keywords: Statistics , Mathematical statistics , Marketing
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Title:Dynamics of Information Systems [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications
Author(s): Michael J Hirsch
Panos M Pardalos
Robert Murphey
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Dynamics of Information Systems presents state-of-the-art research explaining the importance of information in the evolution of a distributed or networked system. This book presents techniques for measuring the value orsignificance of information wit hin the context of a system. Each chapter reveals a unique topic or perspective from experts in this exciting area of research. These newly developed techniques have numerous applications including: thedetection of terrorist networks, the design of highly functioning businesses and computer systems, modeling the distributed sensory and control physiology of animals, quantum entanglement and genome modeling, multi-robotic systemsdesign, as well as industrial and manufacturing safety. This volume is intende d for graduate students and researchers interested in the most recent developments in information theory and dynamical systems, as well as scientists inother fields interested in the application of these principles to their own area of study
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ISBN:9781441956897
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Series:Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v40
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Keywords: Mathematics , Artificial intelligence , Systems theory , Operations research
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Title:Fundamentals of Clinical Trials [electronic resource]
Author(s): Lawrence M Friedman
Curt D Furberg
David L DeMets
Date:2010
Edition:Fourth
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This is the fourth edition of a very successful textbook on clinical trials methodology, written by three recognized experts who have long and extensive experience in all areas of clinical trials. Most chapters have been revisedconsiderably from the third edition. A chapter on ethics has been added and topics such as noninferiority and adaptive designs now receive considerable discussion. There is much new material on adverse events, adherence, datamonitoring, and issues in analysis. This book is int ended for the clinical researcher who is interested in designing a clinical trial and developing a protocol. It is also of value to researchers and practitioners who must criticallyevaluate the literature of published clinical trials and assess the merits of each trial and the implications for the care and treatment of patients. The authors use numerous examples of published clinical trials from a variety ofmedical disciplines to illustrate the fundamentals. The text is organized sequentially from definin g the question to trial closeout. One chapter is devoted to each of the critical areas to aid the clinical trial researcher. These areasinclude pre-specifying the scientific questions to be tested and appropriate outcome measures, determining the organiza tional structure, estimating an adequate sample size, specifying the randomization procedure, implementing theintervention and visit schedules for participant evaluation, establishing an interim data and safety monitoring plan, detailing the final analysi s plan, and reporting the trial results according to the pre-specified objectives.Although a basic introductory statistics course is helpful in maximizing the benefit of this book, a researcher or practitioner with limited statistical background would sti ll find most if not all the chapters understandable andhelpful. While the technical material has been kept to a minimum, the statistician may still find the principles and fundamentals presented in this
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Contents:Introduction to clinical trials
Ethical issues
What is the question?
Study population
Basic study design
The randomization process
Blindness
Sample size
Baseline assessment
Recruitment of study participants
Data collection and quality control
Assessing and reporting adverse effects
Assessment of health
related quality of life
Participant adherence
Survival analysis
Monitoring response variables
Issues in data analysis
Closeout
Reporting and interpreting of results
Multicenter trials
ISBN:9781441915863
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Keywords: Statistics , Oncology , Public health , Epidemiology
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Title:Design of Observational Studies [electronic resource]
Author(s): Paul R Rosenbaum
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:An observational study is an empiric investigation of effects caused by treatments when randomized experimentation is unethical or infeasible. Observational studies are common in most fields that study the effects of treatmentson people, including me dicine, economics, epidemiology, education, psychology, political science and sociology. The quality and strength of evidence provided by an observational study is determined largely by its design. Design ofObservational Studies is both an introduction to statistical inference in observational studies and a detailed discussion of the principles that guide the design of observational studies. Design of Observational Studies is divided intofour parts. Chapters 2, 3, and 5 of Part I cover concisely, in about one hundred pages, many of the ideas discussed in Rosenbaums Observational Studies (also published by Springer) but in a less technical fashion. Part II discussesthe practical aspects of using propensity scores and other tools to create a matched compari son that balances many covariates. Part II includes a chapter on matching in R. In Part III, the concept of design sensitivity is used toappraise the relative ability of competing designs to distinguish treatment effects from biases due to unmeasured cova riates. Part IV discusses planning the analysis of an observational study, with particular reference to Sir RonaldFishers striking advice for observational studies, make your theories elaborate. Paul R. Rosenbaum is the Robert G. Putzel Professor of Stati stics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of theAmerican Statistical Association. In 2003, he received the George W. Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies. He is a senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and a ResearchAssociate at the Population Studies Center, both at the University of Pennsylvania. The second edition of his book, Observational Studi
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Contents:Beginnings
Dilemmas and Craftsmanship
Causal Inference in Randomized Experiments
Two Simple Models for Observational Studies
Competing Theories Structure Design
Opportunities, Devices, and Instruments
Transparency
Matching
A Matched Observational Study
Basic Tools of Multivariate Matching
Various Practical Issues in Matching
Fine Balance
Matching Without Groups
Risk
Set Matching
Matching in R
Design Sensitivity
The Power of a Sensitivity Analysis and Its Limit
Heterogeneity and Causality
Uncommon but Dramatic Responses to Treatment
Antic
ISBN:9781441912138
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Series:Springer Series in Statistics, 0172-7397
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistical methods , Mathematical statistics , Econometrics , Social sciences Methodology , Psychological tests and testing
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Title:Design and Analysis of Vaccine Studies [electronic resource]
Author(s): M. Elizabeth Halloran
Jr. Longini Ira M
Claudio J Struchiner
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Widespread immunization has many different kinds of effects in individuals and populations, including in the unvaccinated individuals. The challenge is in understanding and estimating all of these effects. This book presents aunified conceptual frame work of the different effects of vaccination at the individual and at the population level. The book covers many different vaccine effects, including vaccine efficacy for susceptibility, for disease, forpost-infection outcomes, and for infectiousness. The book includes methods for evaluating indirect, total and overall effects of vaccination programs in populations. Topics include household studies, evaluating correlates of immuneprotection, and applications of casual inference. Material on concepts of in fectious disease epidemiology, transmission models, casual inference, and vaccines provides background for the reader. This is the first book to presentvaccine evaluation in this comprehensive conceptual framework. This book is intended for colleagues and students in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, and infectious diseases. Most essential concepts are described in simplelanguage accessible to epidemiologists, followed by technical material accessible to statisticians. M. Elizabeth Halloran and Ira Longini are professors of biostatistics at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson CancerResearch Center in Seattle. Claudio Struchiner is professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Brazilian School of Public Health of the Oswaldo Cr uz Foundation in Rio de Janeiro. The authors are prominent researchers in the area.Halloran and Struchiner developed the study designs for dependent happenings to delineate indirect, total, and overall effects. Halloran has made contributions at the inter face of epidemiological methods, causal inference, andtransmission dynamics. Longini works in the area of stochastic processes applied to epidemiological infectious disease problems, specializing in the
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Contents:Introduction and examples
Overview of vaccine effects and study designs
Immunology and early phase trials
binomial and stochastic transmission models
R0 and deterministic models
Evaluating protective effects of vaccination
Modes of action and time
varying VES
Further Evaluation of Protective Effects
Vaccine effects on post
infection outcomes
House
hold based studies
Analysis of households in communities
Analysis of independent households
Assessing Indirect, total and overall effects
Randomization and baseline transmission
Surrogates of protection
ISBN:9780387686363
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Series:Statistics for Biology and Health, 1431-8776
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Keywords: Statistics , Emerging infectious diseases
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Title:Flag-transitive Steiner Designs [electronic resource]
Author(s): Michael Huber
Date:2009
Publisher:Basel : Birkhuser Basel
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Note:The monograph provides the first full discussion of flag-transitive Steiner designs. This is a central part of the study of highly symmetric combinatorial configurations at the interface of several mathematical disciplines, likefinite or incidence ge ometry, group theory, combinatorics, coding theory, and cryptography. In a sufficiently self-contained and unified manner the classification of all flag-transitive Steiner designs is presented. This recent resultsettles interesting and challenging questio ns that have been object of research for more than 40 years. Its proof combines methods from finite group theory, incidence geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. The book contains abroad introduction to the topic, along with many illustrative exampl es. Moreover, a census of some of the most general results on highly symmetric Steiner designs is given in a survey chapter. The monograph is addressed to graduatestudents in mathematics and computer science as well as established researchers in design th eory, finite or incidence geometry, coding theory, cryptography, algebraic combinatorics, and more generally, discrete mathematics
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Contents:Preface
1. Incidence Structures and Steiner Designs
2. Permutation Groups and Group Actions
3. Number Theoretical Tools
4. Highly Symmetric Steiner Designs
5. A Census of Highly Symmetric Steiner Designs
6. The Classification of Flag
transitive Steiner Quadruple Systems
7. The Classification of Flag
transitive Steiner 3
Designs
8. The Classification of Flag
transitive Steiner 4
Designs
9. The Classification of Flag
transitive Steiner 5
Designs
10. The Non
Existence of Flag
transitive Steiner 6
Designs
References
Index
ISBN:9783034600026
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Series:Frontiers in Mathematics, 1660-8046
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Keywords: Mathematics , Combinatorics , Discrete groups
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Title:Planning and Scheduling in Manufacturing and Services [electronic resource]
Author(s): Michael L Pinedo
Date:2009
Edition:2
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:This second edition book focuses on planning and scheduling applications with a new chapter on planning and scheduling in health care. Planning and scheduling are forms of decision-making that play an important role in mostmanufacturing and services industries. The planning and scheduling functions in a company typically use analytical techniques and heuristic methods to allocate its limited resources to the activities that have to be done. Theapplication areas considered in this book are divided int o manufacturing applications and services applications. The book covers four areas in planning and scheduling: preliminary scheduling, planning and scheduling in manufacturing,planning and scheduling in services and systems development and implementation. It covers four areas in services: reservations and timetabling, tournament scheduling, planning and scheduling in transportation, planning and sheduling inhealthcare and workforce scheduling. At the end of each chapter, a case study or a system implementa tion is described in detail. Numerous examples and exercises throughout the book illustrate the material presented. The fundamentalsconcerning the methodologies used in the application chapters are covered in the appendices. This book is suitable for more advanced students in industrial engineering and operations research as well as graduate students in business.Michael Pinedo is the Julius Schlesinger Professor of Operations Management in the Stern School of Business at New York University. His research interests lie in the theoretical and applied aspects of planning and scheduling. He haswritten numerous papers on the theory of deterministic and stochastic scheduling and has also consulted extensively in industry. He has been actively involved in the de velopment of several large industrial planning and schedulingsystems. The book may be very useful as an application guideline for practicioners from the manufacturing and services sectors, while it has
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Contents:Introduction
Manufacturing Models
Service Models
Project Planning and Scheduling
Machine Scheduling and Job Shop Scheduling
Scheduling of Flexible Assembly Systems
Economic Lot Scheduling
Planning and Scheduling in Supply Chains
Interval Scheduling, Reservations, and Timetabling
Planning and Scheduling in Sports and Entertainment
Planning, Scheduling, and Timetabling in Transportation
Planning and Scheduling in Healthcare
Workforce Scheduling
Systems Design and Implementation
Advanced Concepts in Systems Design
What Lies Ahead?
Mathematical Program
ISBN:9781441909107
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Keywords: Mathematics , Operations research , Economics , Business planning , Business logistics
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Title:Advances in Modeling Agricultural Systems [electronic resource]
Author(s): Panos M Pardalos
Petraq J Papajorgji
Date:2009
Publisher:Boston, MA : Springer US
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Note:This book presents an up-to-date review of advances in the mathematical modeling of agricultural systems. It covers a broad spectrum of problems and applications based on internet and communications technology, as well asmethodological approaches bas ed on the integration of different simulation and data management tools. Using real-world cases, each chapter presents a detailed solution of a problem in a particular field. This book demonstrates thatregardless of the nature of the problem and the appli cation domain, modeling is a central and important activity in the process of developing agricultural systems. Researchers and graduate students in the fields of agriculture andenvironmental studies will benefit from this book. It will also serve as an ex cellent reference for managers, team leaders, developers and modelers of agricultural and environmental systems and researchers in the applied computationfield
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Contents:Preface
The Model Driven Architecture Approach: A Framework for Developing Complex Agricultural Systems
A New Methodology to Automate the Transformation of GIS Models in an Iterative Development Process
Application of Model Transformation Paradigm in Agriculture: A Simple Environmental System Case Study
Constraints Modeling in Agricultural Databases
Design of a Model
Driven Web Decision Support System in Agriculture: From Scientific Models to the Final Software
How2QnD: Design and Construction of a Game
Style, Environmental Simulation Engine and Interface Using UML, XML, and
ISBN:9780387751818
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Series:Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v25
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Keywords: Mathematics , Software engineering , Computer simulation , Agriculture , Computer science , Management information systems
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