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Title:Microwave and millimeter-wave remote sensing for security applications
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Nanzer
Date:2012
Publisher:Artech House
Size:1 online resource (385 p.)
Contents:1. Introduction -- 2. Electromagnetic plane wave fundamentals -- 3. Electromagnetic waves in media -- 4. Antennas -- 5. Receivers -- 6. Radiometry -- 7. Radar -- 8. Imaging systems -- 9. Interferometric measurement of angular velocity
Chapter 1 Introduction -- Security Sensing -- Needs for Remote Security Sensing -- Advantages of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensors -- Overview of Remote Sensing Techniques -- Radiometry -- Radar Systems -- Imaging Systems -- Interferometr ic Angular Velocity Measurement -- Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing in Related Fields -- The Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Spectrum -- Frequency Designations -- Propagation of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Radiation -- Examples of Remote Secur ity Sensors -- Active Imaging for Contraband Detection -- Passive Imaging for Contraband Detection -- Detection of Human Presence -- Discrimination of Humans and Classification of Human Activity -- Through-Wall Detection -- Biological Signature Detection -- Chapter 2 Electromagnetic Plane Wave Fundamentals -- Maxwell.s Equations -- The Constitutive Parameters -- Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields -- The Wave Equation -- Plane Waves -- Phase Velocity -- Relationship Between E and H -- Energy and Power -- Wave Polarization -- Linear Polarization -- Elliptical Polarization
Chapter 3 Electromagnetic Waves in Media -- Plane Wave Propagation in Unbounded Media -- Good Conducting Media -- Good Dielectric Media -- Wave Impedance in Media -- Complex Permittivity and Dispersion -- Plane Wave Propagation in Bounded Media -- R eflection and Transmission of Normally Incident Waves -- Reflection and Transmission of Arbitrarily Incident Waves -- Transverse Electric (Perpendicular) Incidence -- Transverse Magnetic (Parallel) Incidence -- Power Reflection and Transmission -- Total T ransmission and Total Reflection -- Layered Media -- Electromagnetic Propagation in Specific Media -- Atmospheric Propagation Effects -- Propagation Through Building Materials -- Propagation Through Clothing and Garment Materials -- Dielectric Properties of Explosives, Plastics, and Metals -- Dielectric Properties of Human Tissue
Chapter 4 Antennas -- Electromagnetic Potentials -- Electromagnetic Potentials Due to Electric Current Density J -- Electromagnetic Potentials Due to Magnetic Current Density Jm -- Infinitesimal Dipole Radiation -- Far Field Radiation -- Infinitesim al Dipole Far-Field Radiation -- Antenna Parameters -- Radiated Power Density and Total Radiated Power -- Antenna Pattern -- Antenna Pattern Beamwidth -- Antenna Solid Angles -- Directivity -- Gain -- Aperture Area and Pattern Solid Angle -- Antenna Tempe rature and Noise Power . Polarization -- Properties of Wire Antennas -- Infinitesimal Dipole -- Long Dipole -- Aperture Antennas -- Image theory -- The Equivalence Principle -- Radiation from a Rectangular Aperture -- Radiation from a Circular Aperture -- Antenna Arrays -- Linear Array Theory -- Planar Arrays -- Array Beamwidth -- Phased Arrays -- Array Architectures -- Signal Feeds -- Beam Steering -- Common Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Antennas -- Horn Antennas -- Slot Antennas -- Microstrip Antennas - - Reflector Antenna Systems -- Lens Antenna Systems -- Chapter 5 Receivers -- General Operation of Receivers -- Receiver Noise -- Sources of Receiver Noise -- Thermal Noise -- Shot Noise -- Flicker Noise -- Equivalent Noise Bandwidth -- Thermal Noise at M illimeter-Wave Frequencies -- Noise Figure and Noise Temperature -- Noise Temperature -- Noise Figure of an Attenuator -- Noise in Cascaded Systems -- ADC Noise -- Receiver Linearity -- Gain Compression -- Intermodulation Products -- Third Order Intercept Point -- Intercept Point of a Cascade -- Dynamic Range -- Spurious Free Dynamic Range
Chapter 6 -- Radiometry -- Radiometry Fundamentals -- Brightness -- Brightness and Distance -- Flux Density and Source Distribution -- Effect of the Antenna -- Blackbody Radiation -- Planck.s Blackbody Radiation Law -- Approximations of Planck.s Law -- Band-Limited Integration of Planck.s Law -- Applied Radiometry -- Source Resolution -- Resolved Source -- Unresolved Source -- Received Power as a Convolution -- Emissivity and Radiometric Temperature -- Emissivities of Human Skin and Common Materials -- Radiometric Temperature in an Environment -- Radiometer Receivers -- Total Power Radiometer -- Total Power Response -- Interferometric Correlation Radiometer -- Spatial Point Source Response -- Receiver Instabilities -- Dicke Radiometer -- Radiometer Calibration -- Scanning Radiometer Systems -- Spatial Resolution -- Dwell Time -- Measurement Uncertainty -- One-Dimensional Scanning -- Two-Dimensional Scanning -- Chapter 7 Radar -- Configurations and Measurements -- Range Equation -- Transmitter System s . Transmitter Functionality -- Transmitter Noise -- Millimeter-Wave Oscillators -- Radar Measurement Sensitivity -- Range Measurement Error -- Frequency Measurement Error -- Angle Measurement Error -- Impact of the Time-Bandwidth Product on Measurement Error -- Micro-Doppler -- Micro-Doppler in Security Radar -- Micro-Doppler Theory -- Human Micro-Doppler Signature -- Continuous-Wave Radar -- Continuous-Wave Doppler -- Frequency-Modulated CW -- Multifrequency CW -- Moving Target Indication Radar -- High -Range Resolution Radar -- Pulse Radar -- Linear Frequency Modulation -- Stepped-Frequency Modulation
Chapter 8 Imaging Systems -- Scanning Imaging Systems -- Types of Scanning Imagers -- General Characteristics of Scanning Systems -- Field of View and Spatial Resolution -- Frame Rate -- Interferometric Imaging Systems -- Image Formation -- Visibili ty Function -- Fourier Transform Relationship of Visibility and Radiometric Temperature -- The Correlation Interferometer as a Spatial Filter -- Visibility Sampling -- Two-Dimensional Visibility -- Image Sensitivity -- Image Resolution and Field of View - - Interferometric Imaging Arrays -- Mills Cross Array -- T-Array -- Y-Array -- Circular Arrays -- Chapter 9 Interferometric Measurement of Angular Velocity -- Interferometer Response to an Angularly Moving Point Source -- System Beam Pattern -- Frequency Shift Induced by an Angularly Moving Object -- Comparison to Doppler Frequency Shift -- Frequency Uncertainty at Wide Angles -- Small Angle Approximation -- Interferometer Spectral Response -- General Spectral Response -- Response with a Sinc Function Sys tem Beam Pattern -- Interferometer Response in the Time-Frequency Domain -- Interferometric Measurement of Moving Humans -- Narrow-Beamwidth Response to a Moving Human -- Wide-Beamwidth Response to a Moving Human
ISBN:9781608071722
Series:Artech House antennas and propagation library
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Keywords: Security systems, Remote sensing. , Microwave remote sensing.
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Title:International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials (ENEFM2013) [electronic resource] : Proceedings, Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 October 2013
Author(s): Ahmet Yavuz Oral
Zehra Banu Bahsi
Mehmet Ozer
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:The International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials (ENEFM2013) was held on 9-12 October, 2013. This three-day congress focused on the latest developments of sustainable energy technologies, materials forsustainable energy ap plications and environmental & economic perspectives of energy. These proceedings include 63 peer reviewed technical papers, submitted from leading academic and research institutions from over 23 countries,representing some of the most cutting edge resear ch available. The papers included were presented at the congress in the following sessions: General Issues Wind Energy Solar Energy Nuclear Energy Biofuels and Bioenergy Energy StorageEnergy Conservation and Efficiency Energy in Buildings Economical and Environmental Issues Environment Energy Requirements Economic Development Materials for Sustainable Energy Hydrogen Production and Storage Photovoltaic CellsThermionic Converters Batteries and Superconductors Phase Change Materials Fuel Cells Superconduc tors
Contents:Study of the Effect of Transition Metals on Titanium Dioxide Phase Transformation
Green Synthesized CdSe Quantum Dots Capped by 3
Mercaptopropionic acid (MPA) Sensitized Solar Cells
Study of the Thermal Decomposition of Some Components of Biomass by Desorption Mass Spectrometry
Thermal Properties of Algerian Diatomite, Study of the Possibility to its Use in the Thermal Insulation
Optimal Resource Allocation in Steel Making Using Torrefied Biomass as Auxiliary Reductant
Numerical Simulation of Cavity with an Upper Free Surface
Walk Optimization of a Drilling Operation Carried
ISBN:9783319055213
Series:eBooks
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Series:Springer Proceedings in Physics, 0930-8989 : v155
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Electric engineering
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Title:The Stars of Galileo Galilei and the Universal Knowledge of Athanasius Kircher [electronic resource]
Author(s): Roberto Buonanno
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:In this fascinating book, the author traces the careers, ideas, discoveries, and inventions of two renowned scientists, Athanasius Kircher and Galileo Galilei, one a Jesuit, the other a sincere man of faith whose relations withthe Jesuits deteriorate d badly. The Author documents Kirchers often intuitive work in many areas, including translating the hieroglyphs, developing sundials, and inventing the magic lantern, and explains how Kircher was a forerunnerof Darwin in suggesting that animal species ev olve. Galileos work on scales, telescopes, and sun spots is mapped and discussed, and care is taken to place his discoveries within their cultural environment. While Galileo is withoutdoubt the winner in the comparison with Kircher, the latter achieved ex traordinary insights by unconventional means. For all Galileos fine work, the author believes that scientists do need to regain the power of dreaming,vindicating Kirchners view
Contents:The World Theatre
Watches and sunflowers rotating upon a motionless Earth
Jesuits, scales and telescopes
Light and shadows
Spots upon an unchangeable Sun
The Deluge
Hieroglyphs and the dream of Universal Wisdom
Crystal Skies and the circles of Hell
Conclusion
Galileo Galilei and Athanasius Kircher: parallel lives
ISBN:9783319003009
Series:eBooks
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Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library, 0067-0057 : v399
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Astronomy , Science (General)
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Title:XML and Web Technologies for Data Sciences with R [electronic resource]
Author(s): Deborah Nolan
Duncan Temple Lang
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Web technologies are increasingly relevant to scientists working with data, for both accessing data and creating rich dynamic and interactive displays. The XML and JSON data formats are widely used in Web services, regular Webpages and JavaScript cod e, and visualization formats such as SVG and KML for Google Earth and Google Maps. In addition, scientists use HTTP and other network protocols to scrape data from Web pages, access REST and SOAP Web Services,and interact with NoSQL databases and text sea rch applications. This book provides a practical hands-on introduction to these technologies, including high-level functions the authors have developed for data scientists. It describesstrategies and approaches for extracting data from HTML, XML, and JSON formats and how to programmatically access data from the Web. Along with these general skills, the authors illustrate several applications that are relevant todata scientists, such as reading and writing spreadsheet documents both locally and via GoogleD ocs, creating interactive and dynamic visualizations, displaying spatial-temporal displays with Google Earth, and generating code fromdescriptions of data structures to read and write data. These topics demonstrate the rich possibilities and opportunities to do new things with these modern technologies. The book contains many examples and case-studies thatreaders can use directly and adapt to their own work. The authors have focused on the integration of these technologies with the R statistical computing environment. However, the ideas and skills presented here are more general,and statisticians who use other computing environments will also find them relevant to their work. Deborah Nolan is Professor of Statistics at University of California, Berkeley. Duncan Temple Lang is Associate Professor of Statisticsat University of California, Davis and has been a member of both the S and R development teams
Contents:Data Formats XML and JSON
Web Technologies, Getting Data from the Web
General XML Application Areas
Bibliography
General Index
R Function and Parameter Index
R Package Index
R Class Index
Colophon
ISBN:9781461479000
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink
Series:Use R!, 2197-5736
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Statistics , Computer science , Mathematical statistics
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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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Series:Ocean Engineering & Oceanography, 2194-6396 : v2
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Keywords: Statistics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Geostatistics Oslo 2012 [electronic resource]
Author(s): Petter Abrahamsen
Ragnar Hauge
Odd Kolbjrnsen
Date:2012
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:This book consists of 44 technical papers presented at the Ninth International Geostatistics Congress held in Oslo, Norway in June 2012. The papers have been reviewed by a panel of specialists in Geostatistics.The book isdivided into four main sectio ns: Theory Petroleum Mining and Environment, Climate and Hydrology.The first section focuses on new ideas of general interest to many fields of applications. The next sections are more focused on theparticular needs of the particular industry or activity. Geostatistics is vital to any industry dependent on natural resources. Methods from geostatistics are used for estimating reserves, quantifying economical risk and planningof future industrial operations. Geostatistics is also an important tool for mappi ng environmental hazard and integrating climate data
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Contents:Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Part I Theory
Sequential simulation with iterative methods
Applications of randomized methods for decomposing and simulating from large covariance matrices
Event
based geostatistical modeling: description and applications
A plurigaussian model for simulating regionalized compositions
New flexible non
parametric data transformation for trans
Gaussian kriging
Revisiting the linear model of coregionalisation
Modeling nonlinear beta probability fields
Approximations of high
order spatial statistics through decomposition
Multip
ISBN:9789400741539
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Series:Quantitative Geology and Geostatistics, 0924-1973 : v17
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Geography , Mineralogy
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Title:Fluctuations in Markov Processes [electronic resource] : Time Symmetry and Martingale Approximation
Author(s): Tomasz Komorowski
Claudio Landim
Stefano Olla
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Diffusive phenomena in statistical mechanics and in other fields arise from markovian modeling and their study requires sophisticated mathematical tools. In infinite dimensional situations, time symmetry properties can beexploited in order to make ma rtingale approximations, along the lines of the seminal work of Kipnis and Varadhan. The present volume contains the most advanced theories on the martingale approach to central limit theorems. Using thetime symmetry properties of the Markov processes, th e book develops the techniques that allow us to deal with infinite dimensional models that appear in statistical mechanics and engineering (interacting particle systems,homogenization in random environments, and diffusion in turbulent flows, to mention ju st a few applications). The first part contains a detailed exposition of the method, and can be used as a text for graduate courses. The secondconcerns application to exclusion processes, in which the duality methods are fully exploited. The third part is about the homogenization of diffusions in random fields, including passive tracers in turbulent flows (including thesuperdiffusive behavior). There are no other books in the mathematical literature that deal with this kind of approach to the problem of the central limit theorem. Hence, this volume meets the demand for a monograph on this powerfulapproach, now widely used in many areas of probability and mathematical physics. The book also covers the connections with and application to hydrodynamic limit s and homogenization theory, so besides probability researchers it willalso be of interest to mathematical physicists and analysts
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Contents:Preface
Part I: General Theory
1.A Warming
up Example
2.Central Limit Theorems
3.RandomWalks in Random Environment
4.Bounds and Variational Principles for the Asymptotic Variance
Part II: Simple Exclusion Processes
5.The Simple Exclusion Process
6.Self Diffusion
7.Equilibrium Fluctuations of the Density Field
8.Regularity of the Asymptotic Variance
Part III: Diffusions in Random Environments
10.Variational Principles for the Limiting Variance
11.Diffusions with Divergence Free Drifts
12.Diffusions with Gaussian Drifts
13.Ornstein
Uhlenbeck Process w
ISBN:9783642298806
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Series:Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften, A Series of Comprehensive Studies in Mathematics, 0072-7830 : v345
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution [electronic resource] : Proceedings of Symposium 3 of JENAM 2010
Author(s): Polychronis Papaderos
Simone Recchi
Gerhard Hensler
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Dwarf galaxy research constitutes an extremely vibrant field of astrophysical research, with many long-standing questions still unsettled and new ones constantly arising. The intriguing diversity of the dwarf galaxy population,observed with advanced ground-based and space-borne observatories over a wide spectral window providing an unprecedented level of detail, poses new challenges for both observers and theoreticians. The aim of this symposium was to bringtogether these two groups to exchange ideas and new results on the many evolutionary aspects of and open issues concerning dwarf galaxies. The main topics addressed include: the birth of dwarf galaxies: theoretical concepts andobservable relics across wavelength and time the morphological, structu ral and chemical evolution of dwarf galaxies possible evolutionary connections between early-type and late-type dwarfs the star formation history ofdwarf galaxies and its dependence on intrinsic and environmental properties the origin and implications of starburst activity in dwarf galaxies the fate of dwarfish systems born out of tidally ejected matter in galaxycollisions
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Contents:Part I General Properties of Dwarf Galaxies
Part II Dwarf GalaxyModels
Part III Dwarf Galaxies in the Local Group
Part IV Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies
Part V Star
Forming Dwarf Galaxies
Part VI Dwarf Galaxies and their Environment
ISBN:9783642220180
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Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings, 1570-6591
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Astronomy
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Title:Light Scattering Reviews, Vol. 6 [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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ISBN:9783642155307
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Keywords: Physics, general , Earth Sciences, general , Environment, general
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Title:Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology [electronic resource]
Author(s): Richard Kittler
Miroslav Kocifaj
Stanislav Darula
Date:2012
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Sunlight profoundly influences the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere. Nature fuels the evolution of all living things, their visual systems, and the manner in which they adapt, accommodate, and habituate. Sun luminance measurementsserve as data to cal culate typical changes in the daily, monthly, and annual variability characteristics of daylight. Climate-based sky luminance patterns are used as models in predicting daylighting calculation and computer programsapplied in architecture and building desig n. Historically, daylight science and daylighting technology has prioritized photometric methods of measurements, calculation, and graphical tools aimed at predicting or evaluating thedaylighting of architectural design alternatives. However, due to a hei ghtened awareness of general health and well-being, sunlight exposure and freedom from visual discomfort while undertaking visual tasks are now equally prioritized.Therefore, in order to assure optimal environmental quality, daylighting technology must be based on sound science. Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology, by Richard Kittler, Miroslav Kocifaj, and Stanislav Darula, sketches theentire evolution of daylight science from atmospheric science through apt visual workplace psychophysics
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Contents:Preface
Introduction
Short historical review of daylight utilisation by living creatures
Daylight photometry: history, principles and empirical development
Propagation of light in the atmospheric environment
Sky luminance characteristics
Possibilities to simulate year
round changes of the local daylight climate
Fundamental principles for daylight calculation methods
Analytical calculation methods and tools for the design of un
glazed apertures
Daylight methods and tools to design glazed windows and skylights
Modelling daylight distribution in complex architectural
ISBN:9781441988164
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Keywords: Renewable energy sources , Biotechnology
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Title:Nuclear Power and Energy Security [electronic resource]
Author(s): Samuel A Apikyan
David J Diamond
Date:2010
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:World energy consumption has grown dramatically over the past few decades. This growth in energy demand will be driven by large increases in both economic growth and world population coupled with rising living standards inrapidly growing countries. T he last years, we routinely hear about a renaissance of nuclear energy. The recognition that nuclear power is vital to global energy security in the 21st century has been growing for some time. Themore we look to the future, the more we can expect countri es to be considering the potential benefits that expanding nuclear power has to offer for the global environment and for economic growth, IAEA Director General MohamedElBaradei said in advance of a gathering of 500 nuclear power experts assembled in Mosco w for the International Conference on Fifty Years of Nuclear Power - the Next Fifty Years. But such a renaissance is not a single-valued andsure thing. Legitimate four unresolved questions remain about high relative costs perceived adverse safety, environ mental, and health effects potential security risks stemming from proliferation and unresolved challenges inlong-term management of nuclear wastes. Failure to answer these questions adequately could imperil the nuclear revival so many have proclaimed is n ight. This proceeding examines the status and future of nuclear power because of abelief that this technology is an important option for the regional and the world countries to meet the future energy needs without emitting carbon dioxide and other atmosph eric pollutants. The objectives, addressed to government,industry, and academic leaders, discusses the interrelated technical, economic, environmental and political challenges facing a significant increase in the global nuclear power utilization over the next half century and what might bedone to overcome those challenges
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Contents:Preface
RA Presidents Message
Opening Remarks NATO Advanced Research Workshop
Developing The Necessary Infrastructure. IAEA Activities in Support of Countries Considering Embarking on Nuclear Power Programme
Creating a National Nuclear Regulatory Authority
Building Safeguards Infrastructure
Regulatory Challenges Related To The Licensing Of A New Nuclear Power Plant
Infrastructure Development Through Civil Nuclear Cooperation
Nuclear Safety Infrastructure
Upgrading Nuclear Regulatory Infrastructure in Armenia
Seven Principles of Highly Effective Nuclear Energy Progr
ISBN:9789048135042
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Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Engineering , Particle acceleration , Nuclear fusion , System safety , Nuclear engineering , Environmental protection
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Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9781441915726:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Statistical Methods for Disease Clustering [electronic resource]
Author(s): Toshiro Tango
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:The development of powerful computing environment and the geographical information system (GIS) in recent decades has thrust the analysis of geo-referenced disease incidence data into the mainstream of spatial epidemiology. Thisbook offers a modern p erspective on statistical methods for detecting disease clustering, an indispensable procedure to find a statistical evidence on aetiology of the disease under study. With increasing public health concerns aboutenvironmental risks, the need for sophistica ted methods for analyzing spatial health events is immediate. Furthermore, the research area of statistical methods for disease clustering now attracts a wide audience due to the perceivedneed to implement wide-ranging monitoring systems to detect possibl e health-related events such as the occurrence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), pandemic influenza and bioterrorism As an invaluable resource for a widerange of audience including public health researchers, epidemiologists and biostatistia ns, this book features: A concise introduction to basic concepts of disease clustering/clusters A historical overview of methods for diseaseclustering A detailed treatment of selected methods useful for practical investigation of disease clustering Analys is and illustration of methods for a variety of real data sets Toshiro Tango, Ph.D., is the Director of Department ofTechnology Assessment and Biostatistics of National Institute of Public Health, Japan. He has published a number of methodological and app lied articles on various aspects of biostatistics. He is Past President of the Japanese Region ofthe International Biometric Society. He has served as Associate Editor for several journals including Statistics in Medicine and Biometrics
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Contents:Introduction
Clustering and clusters
Disease mapping: Visualization of spatial clustering
Tests for temporal clustering
General tests for spatial clustering: Regional count data
General tests for spatial clustering: Case
control point data
Tests for space
time clustering
Focused tests for spatial clustering
Space
time scan statistics
ISBN:9781441915726
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Series:Statistics for Biology and Health, 1431-8776
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Keywords: Statistics , Oncology , Epidemiology , Biometrics , Statistical methods
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Title:Computer Simulation and Data Analysis in Molecular Biology and Biophysics [electronic resource] : An Introduction Using R
Author(s): Victor Bloomfield
Date:2009
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:This book provides an introduction, suitable for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students, to two important aspects of molecular biology and biophysics: computer simulation and data analysis. It introduces tools toenable readers to lea rn and use fundamental methods for constructing quantitative models of biological mechanisms, both deterministic and with some elements of randomness, including complex reaction equilibria and kinetics, populationmodels, and regulation of metabolism and d evelopment to understand how concepts of probability can help in explaining important features of DNA sequences and to apply a useful set of statistical methods to analysis of experimentaldata from spectroscopic, genomic, and proteomic sources. These quan titative tools are implemented using the free, open source software program R. R provides an excellent environment for general numerical and statistical computing andgraphics, with capabilities similar to Matlab. Since R is increasingly used in bioinforma tics applications such as the BioConductor project, it can serve students as their basic quantitative, statistical, and graphics tool as theydevelop their careers
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Contents:Part I: The Basics of R. Calculating with R. Plotting with R. Functions and Programming. Data and Packages
Part II: Simulation of Biological Processes. Equilibrium and Steady State Calculations. Differential Equations and Reaction Kinetics. Population Models. Compartmental Models. Regulation of Metabolism. Regulation ofTranscription and Development
Part III: Analyzing DNA and Protein Sequences. Probability, Stochastic Processes, and Markov Chains. DNA Sequence Analysis
Part IV: Statistical Analysis in Molecular Biology and Biophysics. Statistical Analysis of Data
Microarrays
ISBN:9781441900838
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Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, 1618-7210
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Keywords: Bioinformatics , Biochemistry , Cytology , Biology Data processing , Biomedical engineering
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Title:Viability Theory [electronic resource]
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Aubin
Date:2009
Publisher:Boston : Birkhuser Boston
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Note:This work examines viability theory and its applications to control theory and differential games. The emphasis is on the construction of feedbacks and dynamical systems by myopic optimization methods. Systems of first-orderpartial differential inclu sions, whose solutions are feedbacks, are constructed and investigated. Basic results are then extended to the case of fuzzy control problems, distributed control problems, and control systems with delays andmemory. Aimed at graduate students and research mathematicians, both pure and applied, this book offers specialists in control and nonlinear systems tools to take into account general state constraints. Viability theory also allowsresearchers in other disciplinesartificial intelligence, economics, gam e theory, theoretical biology, population genetics, cognitive sciencesto go beyond deterministic models by studying them in a dynamical or evolutionaryperspective in an uncertain environment. The book is a compendium of the state of knowledge about viabil ity...Mathematically, the book should be accessible to anyone who has had basic graduate courses in modern analysis and functionalanalysisThe concepts are defined and many proofs of the requisite results are reproduced here, making the present book essent ially self-contained. Bulletin of the AMS Because of the wide scope, the book is an ideal reference forpeople encountering problems related to viability theory in their researchIt gives a very thorough mathematical presentation. Very useful for anybody co nfronted with viability constraints. Mededelingen van het WiskundigGenootschap
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Contents:Introduction
Outline of the Book
1 Viability Theorems for Ordinary and Stochastic Differential Equations
2 Set
Valued Maps
3 Viability Theorems for Differential Inclusions
4 Viability Kernels and Exit Tubes
5 Invariance Theorems for Differential Inclusions
6 Regulation of Control Systems
7 Smooth and Heavy Viable Solutions
8 Partial Differential Inclusions of Tracking Problems
9 Lyapunov Functions
10 Miscellaneous Viability Issues
11 Viability Tubes
12 Functional Viability
13 Viability Theorems for Partial Differential Inclusions
14 Differential Gam
ISBN:9780817649104
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Keywords: Mathematics , Artificial intelligence , Biology Mathematics , Systems theory , Control engineering systems
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Title:Mathematical Biology [electronic resource] : An Introduction with Maple and Matlab
Author(s): Ronald W Shonkwiler
James Herod
Date:2009
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:This text presents mathematical biology as a field with a unity of its own, rather than only the intrusion of one science into another. It updates an earlier successful edition and greatly expands the concept of the computerbiology laboratory, giving students a general perspective of the field before proceeding to more specialized topics. The book focuses on problems of contemporary interest, such as cancer, genetics, and the rapidly growing field ofgenomics. It includes new chapters on parasites, ca ncer, and phylogenetics, along with an introduction to online resources for DNA, protein lookups, and popular pattern matching tools such as BLAST. In addition, the emerging field ofalgebraic statistics is introduced and its power illustrated in the conte xt of phylogenetics. A unique feature of the book is the integration of a computer algebra system into the flow of ideas in a supporting but unobtrusive role.Syntax for both the Maple and Matlab systems is provided in a tandem format. The use of a compute r algebra system gives the students the opportunity to examine what if scenarios, allowing them to investigate biological systems in away never before possible. For students without access to Maple or Matlab, each topic presented is complete. Graphic visu alizations are provided for all mathematical results. Mathematical Biology includes extensive exercises, problemsand examples. A year of calculus with linear algebra is required to understand the material presented. The biology presented proceeds from the study of populations down to the molecular level no previous coursework in biology isnecessary. The book is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students studying mathematics or biology and for scientists and researchers who wish to study the appli cations of mathematics and computers in the natural sciences
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Contents:Biology, Mathematics and a Mathematical Biology Laboratory
Some Mathematical Tools
Reproduction of the Drive for Survival
Interactions Between Organisms and Their Environment
Age
Dependent Population Structures
Random Movements in Space and Time
The Biological Disposition of Drugs and Inorganic Toxins
Neurophysiology
The Biochemistry of Cells
The Biological Disposition of Drugs and Inorganic Toxins
A Biomathematical Approach to HIV and AIDS
Parasites and Their Diseases
Genetics
Genomics
Phylogenetics
ISBN:9780387709840
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Series:Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 0172-6056
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science , Biology Data processing , Biology Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Evolution from Cellular to Social Scales [electronic resource]
Author(s): Arne T Skjeltorp
Alexander V Belushkin
Date:2008
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:Evolution is a critical challenge for many areas of science, technology and development of society. The book reviews general evolutionary facts such as origin of life and evolution of the genome and clues to evolution throughsimple systems. Emerging areas of science such as systems biology and bio-complexity are founded on the idea that phenomena need to be understood in the context of highly interactive processes operating at different levels andon different scales. This is where physics meets compl exity in nature, and where we must begin to learn about complexity if we are to understand it. Similarly, there is an increasingly urgent need to understand and predict theevolutionary behavior of highly interacting man-made systems, in areas such as comm unications and transport, which permeate the modern world. The same applies to the evolution of human networks such as social, political and financialsystems, where technology has tended to vastly increase both the complexity and speed of interaction, whi ch is sometimes effectively instantaneous. The book contains reviews on such diverse areas as evolution experiments withmicroorganisms, the origin and evolution of viruses, evolutionary dynamics of genes and environment in cancer development, aging as an evolution-facilitating program, evolution of vision and evolution of financial markets
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Contents:The Accuracy of Molecular Processes
Experimental Evolution: Bugs and Bytes
Evolutionary Dynamics
Small RNA Control of Cell
to
Cell Communication in Vibrio Harveyi and Vibrio Cholerae
Dynamical Genetic Regulation
Translation Attenuation Mechanism in Unfolded Protein Response
The Origin and Evolution of Viruses
Fokker
Planck and Chapman
Kolmogorov Equations for Ito Processes with Finite Memory
Evolution of FX Markets via Globalization of Capital
Evolutionary Dynamics of Genes and Environment in Cancer Development
Aging as Evolution
Facilitating Program and a Biochem
ISBN:9781402087615
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Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
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Keywords: Evolution (Biology) , Biomedical engineering , Engineering , Economics
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Title:Simulation and Inference for Stochastic Differential Equations [electronic resource] : With R Examples
Author(s): Stefano M Iacus
Date:2008
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:This book is unique because of its focus on the practical implementation of the simulation and estimation methods presented. The book will be useful to practitioners and students with only a minimal mathematical backgroundbecause of the many R progra ms, and to more mathematically-educated practitioners. Many of the methods presented in the book have not been used much in practice because the lack of an implementation in a unified framework. This bookfills the gap. With the R code included in this boo k, a lot of useful methods become easy to use for practitioners and students. An R package called sde provides functions with easy interfaces ready to be used on empirical datafrom real life applications. Although it contains a wide range of results, the book has an introductory character and necessarily does not cover the whole spectrum of simulation and inference for general stochastic differentialequations. The book is organized into four chapters. The first one introduces the subject and presents seve ral classes of processes used in many fields of mathematics, computational biology, finance and the social sciences. The secondchapter is devoted to simulation schemes and covers new methods not available in other publications. The third one focuses on pa rametric estimation techniques. In particular, it includes exact likelihood inference, approximated andpseudo-likelihood methods, estimating functions, generalized method of moments, and other techniques. The last chapter contains miscellaneous topics lik e nonparametric estimation, model identification and change point estimation. Thereader who is not an expert in the R language will find a concise introduction to this environment focused on the subject of the book. A documentation page is available at th e end of the book for each R function presented in the book.Stefano M. Iacus is associate professor of Probability and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Milan, Department of Economics, Busi
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Contents:Stochastic processes and stochastic differential equations
Numerical methods for SDE
Parametric estimation
Miscellaneous topics
ISBN:9780387758398
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Keywords: Statistics , Computer simulation , Finance , Computer science Mathematics , Mathematical statistics , Econometrics
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Title:Decoherence and the Quantum-To-Classical Transition [electronic resource]
Author(s): Maximilian Schlosshauer
Date:2007
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:The ultimate introduction, textbook, and reference on decoherence and the quantum-to-classical transition. This detailed but accessible text describes the concepts, formalism, interpretation, and experimental observation ofdecoherence and explains ho w decoherence is responsible for the emergence, from the realm of quantum mechanics, of the classical world of our experience. Topics include: Foundational problems at the quantumclassical border The role of the environment and entanglement Environment- induced loss of coherence and superselection Scattering-induced decoherence and spatial localization Master equations Decoherence models Experimentalrealization of Schrdinger kittens and their decoherence Quantum computing, quantum error correction, and decoherence-free subspaces Implications of decoherence for interpretations of quantum mechanics and for themeasurement problem Decoherence in the brain. Written in a lucid and concise style that is accessible to all readers with a basic knowledge of quantum mechanics, this stimulating book tells the classical from quantum storyin a comprehensive and coherent manner that brings together the foundational, technical, and experimental aspects of decoherence. It will be an indispensable resource for newc omers and experts alike. Reads like a bestseller. Anengaging and intuitive treatment of a very important subject, combining the scope of a monograph with the clarity of a textbook and the intellectual excitement of a Sherlock Holmes adventure. Wojciech Zu rek, Los Alamos Everyone whoworks in the borderlands between quantum and classical physics, from philosophers of physics to quantum-computer technologists, will find much here to stimulate and inspire. Gerard Milburn, University of Queensland A thorough,r eadable, and very useful account of decoherence theory and its diverse applications. Valuable as a text and as a reference work, both for graduate
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Contents:Introducing Decoherence
The Basic Formalism and Interpretation
Decoherence is Everywhere: Localization Due to Environmental Scattering
Master
Equation Formulations of Decoherence
A World of Spins and Oscillators: Canonical Models
Of Buckey Balls and SQUIDs: Observing Decoherence in Action
Decoherence and Quantum Computing
The Role of Decoherence in Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
Observations, the Quantum Brain, and Decoherence
Appendix: The Interaction Picture
References
Index
ISBN:9783540357759
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Keywords: Quantum theory , Mathematical physics , Quantum computing , Science (General) , Engineering
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Title:Dose Finding in Drug Development [electronic resource]
Author(s): Naitee Ting
Date:2006
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:When you go to the pharmacy and fill a prescription, have you ever wondered if the dose of the medication is right for you? Can the dose be too low so that the drug will not work? Can the dose be too high that it may cause somepotential problem? How do people learn about dosing information? This book answers some of these questions. Dosing information on the drug label is based on discussion and agreement between the pharmaceutical manufacturer and the drugregulatory agency. A drug label is a high le vel summary of results obtained from many scientific experiments. Scientists with biological, chemical, medical, or statistical background working in the pharmaceutical industry designed andexecuted these experiments to obtain information to help understa nd the dosing information. This book introduces the drug development process, the design and analysis of clinical trials. Many of the discussions are based onapplications of statistical methods in the design and analysis of dose response studies. Although the book is prepared mainly for statisticians/biostatisticians, it also serves as a useful reference to a variety of professionalsworking for the pharmaceutical industry. The potential readers include pharmacokienticists, clinical scientists, clinical ph armacologists, pharmacists, project managers, pharmaceutical scientists, clinicians, programmers, datamanagers, regulatory specialists, and study report writers. This book is also a good reference for professionals working in a drug regulatory environment , for example, the FDA. Scientists and/or reviewers from both U.S. and foreigndrug regulatory agencies can benefit greatly from this book. In addition, statistical and medical professionals in academia may find this book helpful in understanding the drug development process and practical concerns in selectingdoses for a new drug. Naitee Ting received his Ph. D. in statistics from Colorado State University in 1987 and joined Pfizer Research right after o
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Contents:Introduction And New Drug Development Process
Dose Finding Based on Pre
Clinical Studies (David Salsburg)
Dose
Finding Studies in Phase I and Estimation of Maximally Tolerated Dose
Dose
Finding In Oncology Non
Parametric Methods
Dose Response in Oncology Parametric Methods
Dose Response
Pharmacokinetic
Pharmacodynamic Approach
General Considerations in Dose Response Study Designs
Clinical Trial Simulation A Case Study Incorporating Efficacy and Tolerability Dose Response
Analysis of Dose Response Studies Emax Model
Analysis of Dose Response Studies
ISBN:9780387337067
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Keywords: Statistics , Toxicology
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Title:The Mathematica GuideBook for Symbolics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Michael Trott
Date:2006
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Mathematica is today's most advanced technical computing system. It features a rich programming environment, two-and three-dimensional graphics capabilities and hundreds of sophisticated, powerful programming and mathematicalfunctions using state-of- the-art algorithms. Combined with a user-friendly interface, and a complete mathematical typesetting system, Mathematica offers an intuitive easy-to-handle environment of great power and utility. TheMathematica GuideBook for Symbolics (code and text fully tailored for Mathematica 5.1) deals with Mathematica's symbolic mathematical capabilities. Structural and mathematical operations on single and systems of polynomials arefundamental to many symbolic calculations and they are covered in considerable detai l. The solution of equations and differential equations, as well as the classical calculus operations (differentiation, integration, summation, seriesexpansion, limits) are exhaustively treated. Generalized functions and their uses are discussed. In addit ion, this volume discusses and employs the classical orthogonal polynomials and special functions of mathematical physics. Todemonstrate the symbolic mathematics power, a large variety of problems from mathematics and phyics are discussed
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Contents:Introduction and Orientation
I. Symbolic computations: Remarks
Manipulation of polynomials
Manipulations of rational functions of polynomials
Manipulations of trigonometric expressions
Systems of linear and nonlinear equations
Classical analysis
Differential equations
Integral transforms and generalized functions
Three applications
Overview
II Classical orthogonal polynomials: Remarks
General properties of orthogonal polynomials
Hermite polynomials
Jacobi polynomials
Gegenbauer polynomials
Laguerre polynomials
Legendre polynomials
Chebyshev
ISBN:9780387288154
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Keywords: Mathematics , Algebra Data processing , Algorithms , Computer science , Computer software
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Title:Radioactivity Radionuclides Radiation [electronic resource] : Including the Universal Nuclide Chart on CD-ROM
Author(s): Joseph Magill
Jean Galy
Date:2005
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:RADIOACTIVITY RADIONUCLIDES RADIATION is suitable for a general audience interested in topical environmental and human health radiological issues such as radiation exposure in aircraft, food sterilisation, nuclearmedicine, radon gas, radiation disp ersion devices (dirty bombs) It leads the interested reader through the three Rs of nuclear science, to the forefront of research and developments in the field. The book is also suitable forstudents and professionals in the related disciplines of nuclear and radiochemistry, health physics, environmental sciences, nuclear and astrophysics. Recent developments in the areas of exotic decay modes (bound beta decay ofbare or fully ionized nuclei), laser transmutation, nuclear forensics, radiation hormesis and the LNT hypothesis are covered. Atomic mass data for over 3000 nuclides from the most recent (2003) evaluation are included
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Contents:Origins and Discoveries
Nuclear Energetics
Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions
Types of Radioactive Decay
Basic Research
Archeology and Dating
Radioisotopes in Medicine
Radioisotopes in Industry
Radiation and the Environment
ISBN:9783540268819
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Keywords: Chemistry , Nuclear medicine , Agriculture , Forests and forestry , Nuclear fusion
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Title:Missing Data and Small-Area Estimation [electronic resource] : Modern Analytical Equipment for the Survey Statistician
Author(s): Nicholas T Longford
Date:2005
Publisher:London : Springer London
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Note:This book develops methods for two key problems in the analysis of large-scale surveys: dealing with incomplete data and making inferences about sparsely represented subdomains. The presentation is committed to two particularmethods, multiple imputat ion for missing data and multivariate composition for small-area estimation. The methods are presented as developments of established approaches by attending to their deficiencies. Thus the change to moreefficient methods can be gradual, sensitive to the management priorities in large research organisations and multidisciplinary teams and to other reasons for inertia. The typical setting of each problem is addressed first, and then theconstituency of the applications is widened to reinforce the view that the general method is essential for modern survey analysis. The general tone of the book is not from theory to practice, but from current practice to betterpractice. The third part of the book, a single chapter, presents a method for efficient estimation under model uncertainty. It is inspired by the solution for small-area estimation and is an example of from good practice to bettertheory. A strength of the presentation is chapters of case studies, one for each problem. Whenever possible, turning to exam ples and illustrations is preferred to the theoretical argument. The book is suitable for graduate studentsand researchers who are acquainted with the fundamentals of sampling theory and have a good grounding in statistical computing, or in conjunction wi th an intensive period of learning and establishing one's own a modern computing andgraphical environment that would serve the reader for most of the analytical work in the future. While some analysts might regard data imperfections and deficiencies, such as nonresponse and limited sample size, as someone else'sfailure that bars effective and valid analysis, this book presents them as respectable analytical and inferential challenges, opportunitie
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Contents:Prologue
Describing Incompleteness
Single Imputation and Related Methods
Multiple Imputation
Case Studies
Introduction
Models for Small Areas
Using Auxiliary Information
Using Small
Area Estimators
Case Studies
Model Selection
ISBN:9781846281952
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Series:Statistics for Social Science and Public Policy
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Keywords: Statistics , Epidemiology , Computer simulation , Mathematical statistics , Psychometrics
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Title:ISO Science Legacy [electronic resource] : A Compact Review of ISO Major Achievements
Author(s): Catherine Cesarsky
Alberto Salama
Date:2005
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:Stars are born and die in clouds of gas and dust, opaque to most types of radiation, but transparent in the infrared. Requiring complex detectors, space missions and cooled telescopes, infrared astronomy is the last branch of thisdiscipline to come o f age. After a very successful sky survey performed in the eighties by the IRAS satellite, the Infrared Space Observatory, in the nineties, brought spectacular advances in the understanding of the processes givingrise to powerful infrared emission by a gr eat variety of celestial sources. Outstanding results have been obtained on the bright comet Hale-Bopp, and in particular of its water spectrum, as well as on the formation, chemistry anddynamics of planetary objects in the solar system. Ideas on the earl y stages of stellar formation and on the stellar initial mass function have been clarified. ISO is the first facility in space able to provide a systematic diagnosisof the physical phenomena and the chemistry in the close environment of pre-main sequence stars, in the interstellar medium, and in the final stages of stellar life, using, among other indicators, molecular hydrogen, ubiquitouscrystalline silicates, water and ices. ISO has dramatically increased our ability to investigate the power production, excitation and fuelling mechanism of galaxies of every type, and has discovered a new very cold dust component ingalaxies. ISO has demonstrated that luminous infrared galaxies were brighter and much more numerous in the past, and that they played a domin ant role in shaping present day galaxies and in producing the cosmic infrared background
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Contents:From the contents Foreword. General. Crystalline Silicates. Water in Space The Water World of ISO. Molecular Hydrogen. Understanding galaxy formation with ISO deep surveys
Solar System. The planets and Titan observed by ISO. Comets. Asteroids and Zodiacal Light as seen by ISO
Stars and circumstellar matter. ISO observations of Pre
Stellar Cores and Young Stellar Objects. Pre
Main Sequence Stars seen by ISO. Debris discs around stars: The 2004 ISO legacy. Late stages of Stellar Evolution
Interstellar Medium. The Cool Interstellar Medium. High excitation ISM and gas. The Ice Survey
ISBN:9781402038440
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Keywords: Weights and measures , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Molecular structure
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Title:Space Physics An Introduction to Plasmas and Particles in the Heliosphere and Magnetospheres
Author(s): May-Britt Kallenrode
Date:2004
Edition:Third, Enlarged Edition
Size:1 online resource (482 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-09959-9
Contents:I Plasmas: The Basics -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Charged Particles in Electromagnetic Fields -- 3 Magnetohydrodynamics -- 4 Plasma Waves -- 5 Kinetic Theory -- II Space Plasmas -- 6 Sun and Solar Wind: Plasmas in the Heliosphere -- 7
Energetic Particles in the Heliosphere -- 8 The Terrestrial Magnetosphere -- 9 Planetary Magnetospheres -- 10 Solar—Terrestrial Relationships -- III The Methods -- 11 Instrumentation -- 12 Science in a Complex Environment -- A.1 List
of Symbols -- A.2 Equations in the SI and cgs System -- A.3 Useful Relations -- A.3.1 Vector Calculus -- A.3.2 Cylindrical Coordinates -- A.3.3 Spherical Coordinates -- A.4 Useful Numbers -- A.4.1 Fundamental Constants -- A.4.2 Numbers
in Plasmas -- A.4.3 Conversion of Units -- A.5 Useful Internet Resources -- A.5.1 Space Physics — General -- A.5.2 Textbooks and other Educational Material -- A.5.3 Missions -- A.5.4 The Sun -- A.5.5 Solar—Terrestrial Relationships --
A.5.6 Aurorae -- A.5.7 Data -- References
ISBN:9783662099599
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Keywords: Physics , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Space sciences , Atoms , Physics , Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics
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Title:MuPAD Pro Computing Essentials
Author(s): Miroslaw Majewski
Date:2004
Edition:Second Edition
Size:1 online resource (538 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-18760-5
Contents:1.1 For whom this book was written -- 1.2 The goal -- 1.3 Why we should care about MuPAD -- 1.4 What is inside -- 1.5 Style conventions -- 1.6 Writing “between” -- A Quick Introduction to MuPAD -- 2.1 The Very First Look -- 2.2
Getting Started -- 2.3 A Quick Look at MuPAD’s Interface -- 2.4 Formatting Documents in MuPAD -- 2.5 Getting Help -- 2.6 Chapter Summary -- 2.7 Review Exercises -- Programming in MuPAD — Declarations -- 3.1 Writing Formulae in MuPAD --
3.2 Declaring Variables and Constants -- 3.3 Declaring Functions and Operations -- 3.4 Writing More than One Line of Code -- 3.5 The Basics of the Domain Concept -- 3.6 Chapter Summary -- 3.7 Review Exercises -- Programming in MuPAD —
Control Structures -- 4.1 Decisions -- 4.1.1 MuPAD Syntax: the “if” Statement -- 4.1.2 Indentation in MuPAD -- 4.1.3 Quadratic Equation Example -- 4.1.4 Formatting Output and Input -- 4.1.5 “elif” a Useful Shortcut -- 4.2 Programming
Itcrations in MuPAD -- 4.2.1 The “for” Loop -- 4.2.2 MuPAD Syntax: the “for” Loop -- 4.2.3 The “while” and “repeat” Loops -- 4.2.4 MuPAD Syntax: the “while” and “repeat” Loops -- 4.3 What is Wrong with my Loops and Conditions -- 4.4
Selections -- 4.4.1 MuPAD Syntax: the “case” Structure -- 4.5 Chapter Summary -- 4.6 Programming Exercises -- Programming in MuPAD — Procedures -- 5.1 What is a Procedure -- 5.2 Examples of Procedures -- 5.3 Getting Output from
Procedures -- 5.4 Returning Unevaluated or Symbolic Expressions -- 5.5 Shall We use Global or Local Variables? -- 5.6 Introduction to Types and Domains -- 5.7 Using MuPAD Types and Domains -- 5.8 Using Procedures to Produce Data
Structures -- 5.8.1 Sequences -- 5.8.2 Lists -- 5.8.3 Sets -- 5.8.4 Strings -- 5.8.5 Vectors and Matrices -- 5.9 Procedures with a Variable Number of Input Parameters -- 5.10 Recursive Procedures -- 5.11 Using Libraries -- 5.12 User
Defined Libraries of Procedures -- 5.13 Final Comments on MuPAD Coding Guidelines -- 5.13.1 Magic Numbers -- 5.13.2 Comments -- 5.13.3 Braces -- 5.14 Chapter Summary -- 5.15 Programming Exercises -- to MuPAD Graphics -- 6.1 Obtaining
Quick Plots -- 6.1.1 Procedure plotfunc2d -- 6.1.2 Your First Animation with MuPAD -- 6.1.3 Procedure plotfunc3d -- 6.2 General Concept of MuPAD Plots -- 6.2.1 Object Attributes’ Options -- 6.3 Canvas, Scene and Coordinate System
Options -- 6.3.1 Options for Canvas -- 6.3.2 Options for Scene2d -- 6.3.3 Options for Sccnc3d -- 6.3.4 The Coordinate System in 2D and 3D -- 6.4 Options Related to Primitives -- 6.4.1 Basic Options for Primitives -- 6.4.2 Working with
Color -- 6.4.3 Mesh and Other Options -- 6.5 Operations on Graphical Objects -- 6.5.1 Operation modify -- 6.6 Chapter Summary -- 6.7 Programming Exercises -- Interactive Graphics’ Animation with VCam -- 7.1 Learning the Virtual Camera
Environment -- 7.2 Using VCam to Improve 2D Graphs -- 7.3 Using VCam to Improve 3D Graphs -- 7.4 Interactive Development of Animations -- 7.5 Saving MuPAD Graphs -- 7.6 Chapter Summary -- 7.7 Exercises -- Exploring Mathematical Curves
and Surfaces -- 8.1 Plots in 2D Space’ Plot Types -- 8.1.1 Class Function2d -- 8.1.2 Class Curve2d -- 8.1.3 Developing Polar Plots -- 8.1.4 Developing Implicit Plots -- 8.2 Plots in 3D Space -- 8.2.1 Class Function3d -- 8.2.2 Class
Surface -- 8.2.3 Class Spherical -- 8.2.4 Class Cylindrical -- 8.2.5 Class Implicit3d -- 8.2.6 Classes Curve3d and Tube -- 8.3 Chapter Summary -- 8.4 Programming Exercises -- A Few Applications of MuPAD Graphics -- 9.1 Calculus
Graphics -- 9.1.1 Plotting Contours -- 9.1.2 Developing Density Plots -- 9.1.3 Vector Fields -- 9.1.4 Plotting Areas -- 9.1.5 Surfaces of Revolution -- 9.2 Presentation Graphics -- 9.3 Working with Geometry Objects -- 9.4
Transformations of Graphical Objects -- 9.5 Turtle Graphics & L-systems -- 9.5.1 Turtle Graphics in MuPAD -- 9.5.2 Plotting L-systems -- 9.6 Chapter Summary -- 9.7 Programming Exercises -- Exploring Numbers with MuPAD -- 10.1 Integers
in MuPAD -- 10.2 Rational Numbers in MuPAD -- 10.3 Real Numbers in MuPAD -- 10.4 Complex Numbers in MuPAD -- 10.5 Chapter Summary -- 10.6 Programming Exercises -- Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry in MuPAD -- 11.1 Polynomials -- 11.2
Rational Expressions -- 11.3 Algebraic Expressions -- 11.4 Trigonometric and Other Functions -- 11.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities -- 11.6 Chapter Summary -- 11.7 Programming Exercises -- Working with Sets and Sentences MuPAD --
12.1 Logic in MuPAD -- 12.1.1 Polish Notation -- 12.2 Working with Sets -- 12.3 Chapter Summary -- 12.4 Programming Exercises -- Exploring Calculus with MuPAD -- 13.1 Limits -- 13.2 Derivatives -- 13.3 Working with Integrals -- 13.4
Infinite Series and Products -- 13.5 Calculus of Two Variables -- 13.5.1 Limits of Functions of Two Variables -- 13.5.2 Partial Derivatives -- 13.6 Chapter Summary -- 13.7 Programming Exercises -- A Short Introduction to Linear Algebra
-- 14.1 Checking Resources -- 14.2 Solving Linear Equations -- 14.3 Matrices and Operations on Matrices -- 14.3.1 Declaring Matrices in MuPAD -- 14.3.2 Global Operations on Matrices -- 14.3.3 Local Matrix Operations -- 14.4
Determinants -- 14.5 Chapter Summary -- 14.6 Programming Exercises -- Appendix 1: MuPAD Libraries and Procedures -- MuPAD Libraries (ver. 3.0, 21/02/2004) -- Operators Represented by Symbols -- MuPAD Standard Collection -- Procedures
in Standard Collection -- Functions in Standard Collection -- Library ‘adt’ — — Abstract Data Types -- Library ‘Ax’ — — Basic Axiom Constructors -- Library ‘Cat’ — — Category Constructors -- Library ‘combinat’ — — Com binatorial
Functions -- Library ‘detools’ — — Methods for Differential Equations -- Library ‘Dom’ — — Domain Constructors -- Library ‘fp’ — — Utilities for Functional Programming -- Library ‘generate’ — — Generate Foreign Format s -- Library
‘Graph’ — — Utilities for Directed and Undirected Graphs -- Library ‘groebner’ — — Utilities for Groebner Bases -- Library ‘import’ — — Utilities for Reading Data -- Library ‘intlib’ — — Definite and Indefinite Integr ation -- Library
‘linalg’ — — the Linear Algebra Package -- Library ‘linopt’ — — Tools for Linear Optimization -- Library ‘listlib’ — Operations on Lists -- Library ‘matchlib’ — Pattern Matching Tools -- Library ‘module’ — Module Ma nagement Tools --
Library ‘numeric’ — Tools for Numerical Methods -- Library ‘numlib’ — Elementary Number Theory -- Library ‘orthpoly’ — Orthogonal Polynomials -- Library ‘output’ — Tools for the Output of Data -- Library ‘plot’ — 2D and 3D Graphical
Objects -- Library ‘polylib’ — Tools for Polynomials -- Library ‘prog’ — Programming Utilities -- Library ‘property’ — Properties of Identifiers -- Library ‘RGB’ — Color Names and Color Functions -- Library’ series’ — T ools for Series
Expansions -- Library’ solvclib’ — Tools for Solving Equations -- Library’ stats’ — Statistical Functions -- Library’ stringlib’ — Tools for String Manipulation -- Library’ student’ — the Student Package -- Library ‘transfo rm’ —
Integral Transformations -- Library ‘Type’ — Predefined Types -- MuPAD Environmental Variables -- Appendix 2: MuPAD Resources
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer mathematics , Computer software , Mathematics , Computational Science and Engineering , Mathematical Software
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Title:Mathematics and Computer Science III Algorithms, Trees, Combinatorics and Probabilities
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Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (556 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-0348-7915-6
Contents:I. Combinatorics and Random Structures -- Common Intervals of Permutations -- Overpartitions and Generating Functions for Generalized Frobenius Partitions -- Enumerative Results on Integer Partitions Using the ECO Method --
321-Avoiding Permutations and Chebyshev Polynomials -- Iterated Logarithm Laws and the Cycle Lengths of a Random Permutation -- Transcendence of Generating Functions of Walks on the Slit Plane -- Some Curious Extensions of the
Classical Beta Integral Evaluation -- Divisor Functions and Pentagonal Numbers -- II. Graph Theory -- On Combinatorial Hoeffding Decomposition and Asymptotic Normality of Subgraph Count Statistics -- Avalanche Polynomials of Some
Families of Graphs -- Perfect Matchings in Random Graphs with Prescribed Minimal Degree -- Estimating the Growth Constant of Labelled Planar Graphs -- The Number of Spanning Trees in P4-Reducible Graphs -- III. Analysis of Algorithms
-- On the Stationary Search Cost for the Move-to-Root Rule with Random Weights -- Average-Case Analysis for the Probabilistic Bin Packing Problem -- Distribution of Wht Recurrences -- Probabilistic Analysis for Randomized Game Tree
Evaluation -- Polynomial Time Perfect Sampling Algorithm for Two-Rowed Contingency Tables -- An Efficient Generic Algorithm for the Generation of Unlabelled Cycles -- Using Tries for Universal Data Compression -- IV. Trees -- New
Strahler Numbers for Rooted Plane Trees -- An Average-Case Analysis of Basic Parameters of the Suffix Tree -- Arms and Feet Nodes Level Polynomial in Binary Search Trees -- Random Records and Cuttings in Complete Binary Trees --
Multidimensional Interval Trees -- Edit Distance between Unlabelled Ordered Trees -- Number of Vertices of a Given Outdegree in a Galton–Watson Forest -- Destruction of Recursive Trees -- V. Probability -- Restrictions on the Position
of the Maximum/Minimum in a Geometrically Distributed Sample -- Dual Random Fragmentation and Coagulation and an Application to the Genealogy of Yule Processes -- Semi-Markov Walks in Queueing and Risk Theory -- Representation of Fixed
Points of a Smoothing Transformation -- Stochastic Fixed Points for the Maximum -- The Number of Descents in Samples of Geometric Random Variables -- Large Deviations for Cascades and Cascades of Large Deviations -- Partitioning with
Piecewise Constant Eigenvectors -- Yaglom Type Limit Theorem for Branching Processes in Random Environment -- Two-Dimensional Limit Theorem for a Critical Catalytic Branching Random Walk -- VI. Combinatorial Stochastic Processes -- A
Combinatorial Approach to Jumping Particles II: General Boundary Conditions -- Stochastic Deformations of Sample Paths of Random Walks and Exclusion Models -- A Markov Chain Algorithm for Eulerian Orientations of Planar Triangular
Graphs -- Regenerative Composition Structures: Characterisation and Asymptotics of Block Counts -- Random Walks on Groups With a Tree-Like Cayley Graph -- Nested Regenerative Sets and Their Associated Fragmentation Process -- VII.
Applications -- Real Numbers with Bounded Digit Averages -- Large Deviation Analysis of Space-Time Trellis Codes -- A Zero-One Law for First-Order Logic on Random Images -- Coarse and Sharp Transitions for Random Generalized
Satisfyability Problems -- Stochastic Chemical Kinetics with Energy Parameters -- Large Deviations of Bellinger Distance on Partitions -- Estimation of the Offspring Mean for a General Class of Size-Dependent Branching Processes.
Application to Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction -- A Constrained Version of Sauer’s Lemma -- Author Index
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Keywords: Computer science , Computers , Mathematics , Visualization , Probabilities , Combinatorics , Computer Science , Theory of Computation , Combinatorics , Visualization , Computer Science, general , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
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Title:Modeling Languages in Mathematical Optimization
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Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (408 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4613-0215-5
Contents:I Theoretical and Practical Concepts of Modeling Languages -- 1 Mathematical Optimization and the Role of Modeling Languages -- 2 Models and the History of Modeling -- 3 Mathematical Model Building -- 4 Theoretical Concepts and Design
of Modeling Languages -- 5 The Importance of Modeling Languages for Solving Real-World Problems -- II The Modeling Languages in Detail -- 6 The Modeling Language AIMMS -- 7 Design Principles and New Developments in the AMPL Modeling
Language -- 8 General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) -- 9 The LINGO Algebraic Modeling Language -- 10 The LPL Modeling Language -- 11 The MINOPT Modeling Language -- 12 Mosel: A Modular Environment for Modeling and Solving
Optimization Problems -- 13 The MPL Modeling System -- 14 The Optimization Systems MPSX and OSL -- 15 The NOP-2 Modeling Language -- 16 The OMNI Modeling System -- 17 The OPL Studio Modeling System -- 18 PCOMP: A Modeling Language for
Nonlinear Programs with Automatic Differentiation -- 19 The Tomlab Optimization Environment -- III The Future of Modeling Systems -- 20 The Future of Modeling Languages and Modeling Systems -- References
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Series:Applied Optimization: 88
Keywords: Mathematics , Programming languages (Electronic computers) , Numerical analysis , Computer science , Mathematical models , Mathematical optimization , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Optimization , Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation , Numeric Computing , Programming Languages, Compilers, Interpreters
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Title:The Design of a Practical Enterprise Safety Management System
Author(s): Hossam A Gabbar
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (231 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4020-2949-3
Contents:Overview -- Background -- Theoretical & Methodological Framework -- Plant Enterprise Engineering Environment (PEEE) -- Plant Enterprise Engineering Environment (PEEE) -- Plant Modeling Environment (Cape-Mode) -- Computer-Aided Plant
Enterprise Safety Management System (CAPESAFE) -- Analysis Of Cape-Safe -- Cape-Safe Design -- Utilization -- Mechanism -- Case Studies -- Wrapping Up -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Recommendations And Future Research
ISBN:9781402029493
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Keywords: Physics , Chemoinformatics , Chemistry , Computer-aided engineering , Complexity, Computational , Quality control , Reliability , Industrial safety , Physics , Physics, general , Computer Applications in Chemistry , Safety in Chemistry, Dangerous Goods , Computer-Aided Engineering (CAD, CAE) and Design , Complexity , Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk
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Title:Light Pollution Handbook
Author(s): Kohei Narisada
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (943 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4020-2666-9
Contents:1 Preamble -- 2 Aim and purpose of outdoor lighting -- 3 What is light pollution? -- 4 Adverse effects of light pollution -- 5 Light pollution and astronomy -- 6 Limiting values for light pollution -- 7 Recommendations -- 8 Vision and
visibility -- 9 Visual performance, task performance -- 10 Fundaments of visual and behavioural functions -- 11 Technology and light-techniques -- 12 Effects of outdoor lighting on society and on the environment -- 13 Environmental
aspects of light pollution -- 14 Photometry -- 15 Public aspects
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Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library: 322
Keywords: Physics , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Cosmology , Environment , Physics , Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , Environment, general
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Title:geoENV IV — Geostatistics for Environmental Applications Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications held in Barcelona, Spain, November 27–29, 2002
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Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (541 p.)
Note:10.1007/1-4020-2115-1
ISBN:9781402021152
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Series:Quantitative Geology and Geostatistics: 13
Keywords: Earth sciences , Geology , Remote sensing , Statistics , Environment , Air pollution , Earth Sciences , Earth Sciences, general , Environment, general , Quantitative Geology , Atmospheric Protection/Air Quality Control/Air Pollution , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry
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Title:The Geometric Phase in Quantum Systems Foundations, Mathematical Concepts, and Applications in Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics
Author(s): Arno Bohm
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (427 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-10333-3
Contents:1. Introduction -- 2. Quantal Phase Factors for Adiabatic Changes -- 3. Spinning Quantum System in an External Magnetic Field -- 4. Quantal Phases for General Cyclic Evolution -- 5. Fiber Bundles and Gauge Theories -- 6. Mathematical
Structure of the Geometric Phase I: The Abelian Phase -- 7. Mathematical Structure of the Geometric Phase II: The Non-Abelian Phase -- 8. A Quantum Physical System in a Quantum Environment — The Gauge Theory of Molecular Physics -- 9.
Crossing of Potential Energy Surfaces and the Molecular Aharonov-Bohm Effect -- 10. Experimental Detection of Geometric Phases I: Quantum Systems in Classical Environments -- 11. Experimental Detection of Geometric Phases II: Quantum
Systems in Quantum Environments -- 12. Geometric Phase in Condensed Matter I: Bloch Bands -- 13. Geometric Phase in Condensed Matter II: The Quantum Hall Effect -- 14. Geometric Phase in Condensed Matter III: Many-Body Systems -- A. An
Elementary Introduction to Manifolds and Lie Groups -- B. A Brief Review of Point Groups of Molecules with Application to Jahn-Teller Systems -- References
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Keywords: Physics , Quantum physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Atoms , Condensed matter , Solid state physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Condensed Matter Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics , Solid State Physics
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Title:Exploring the Atmosphere by Remote Sensing Techniques
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Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (264 p.)
Note:10.1007/3-540-36536-2
Contents:Global Measurement Networks for Atmospheric Studies -- Atmospheric Observations in the Perspective of Changing Climate and Environment, and the Synergy Between Ground-Based, Airborne and Space-Based Measurements -- A Review of
Forward-Modeling Requirements -- Electromagnetic Scattering by Nonspherical Particles -- Modelling Information Content Problems of the Radiative Transfer Theory -- The Earth Radiation -- Analytical Inverse Methods for Aerosol Retrieval
-- Studying Atmospheric Aerosol by Lidar -- Remote Sounding of the Stratosphere by the Occultation Method: The ORA Experiment
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Series:Lecture Notes in Physics: 607
Keywords: Earth sciences , Geophysics , Atmospheric sciences , Optics , Optoelectronics , Plasmons (Physics) , Earth Sciences , Geophysics/Geodesy , Earth Sciences, general , Atmospheric Sciences , Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices
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Title:Evolution Equations: Applications to Physics, Industry, Life Sciences and Economics EVEQ2000 Conference in Levico Terme (Trento, Italy), October 30–November 4, 2000
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Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (424 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-0348-8085-5
Contents:Preface -- Evolution problems associated to linear growth functionals: the Dirichlet problem -- Time operators associated to dilations of Markov processes -- Boundary-value problems for systems of Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman inclusions
with constraints -- On a convolution-evolution equation in aeroelasticity -- On the effect of small delays to the stability of feedback systems -- Mean square continuity of Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes in Banach spaces -- Some remarks
on maximal regularity of parabolic problems -- A semigroup approach to no-arbitrage pricing theory: constant elasticity variance model and term structure models -- Perturbations of Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operators: an analytic approach --
Towards an L1-theory for vector-valued elliptic boundary value problems -- On moving boundaries in elliptic-parabolic systems -- Spectral mapping theorems and spectral space-independence -- The Laplacian with generalized Wentzell
boundary conditions -- Consistency and stabilization of rational approximation schemes for Co-semigroups -- Poincaré’s inequality on stratified sets and applications -- Variational principles for granular matter -- Homogeneous
dynamical systems and the age-structured SIR model with proportionate mixing incidence -- Asymptotic behaviour of solutions of nonlinear Volterra equations -- Semigroups for initial boundary value problems -- Maximal Lp-regularity for
second order elliptic operators with uniformly continuous coefficients on domains -- An age structured S.I. epidemic problem in a heterogeneous environment -- A general “isotropic” Paley-Wiener theorem and some of its applications --
Asymptotic stability for a functional differential equation in Hilbert space -- Self-intersections for Willmore flow -- Chernoff's theorem and the construction of semigroups -- Harmonic map heat flow generated by Markovian semigroups
-- The Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equation and the stochastic Noether theorem -- Marcinkiewicz and Mihlin multiplier theorems, and R-boundedness -- Quasilinear P.D.E.s with memory operators
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Series:Progress in Nonlinear Differential Equations and Their Applications : 55
Keywords: Mathematics , Algebra , Partial differential equations , Game theory , Probabilities , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Algebra , Partial Differential Equations , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Genetics and Population Dynamics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
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Title:Multimedia Tools for Communicating Mathematics
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Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (314 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-56240-2
Contents:1 Computer Animated Mathematics Videotapes -- 2 A Virtual Reconstruction of a Virtual Exhibit -- 3 An Intuitive Approach to Elementary Mathematics on the Web -- 4 OpenMath Technology for Interactive Mathematical Documents -- 5 The
StageTools Package for Creating Geometry for the Web -- 6 Communicating and Learning Mathematics with Hypervideo -- 7 Collaboration in a Multimedia Laboratory -- 8 jDvi — A Way to Put Interactive TeX on the Web -- 9 Visual Calculus —
Development and Tools -- Color Plates -- 10 EG-Models — A New Journal for Digital Geometry Models -- 11 The Future of Mathematical Software -- 12 A Dynamic Setup for Elementary Geometry -- 13 Dynamic Geometry on WWW -- 14 Minimalistic
Tools for Mathematical Multimedia -- 15 Publication of Interactive Visualizations with JavaView -- 16 The Solver Learning Environment for Solving Mathematical Word Problems: Pupils’ Discussions -- 17 Interactive Knot Theory with Knot
Plot -- 18 Developing Gato and CATBox with Python: Teaching Graph Algorithms through Visualization Experimentation -- 19 Rescalable Real-Time Interactive Computer Animations
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Keywords: Computer science , Software engineering , Multimedia information systems , Application software , Mathematics , Visualization , Computer Science , Computer Applications , Mathematics, general , Software Engineering/Programming and Operating Systems , Visualization , Multimedia Information Systems
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Title:Whistler Phenomena Short Impulse Propagation
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Date:2001
Size:1 online resource (260 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-015-9642-8
Contents:Content -- 1. Real full wave solution of Maxwell’s equations -- 2. Application of the method for different propagation situations -- 3. Measuring of general shape electromagnetic signals of natural environment -- 4. Methods of signal
analysis -- Outlook -- Acknowledgements -- Appendix B Derivation of the monochromatic case from the general equations -- Appendix C Fulfilment of the conservation of wave crests -- Appendix D. Inverse Laplace transform of the excited
signals in half space “1” -- Appendix E. Summary of the Wentzel-Kramer-Brillouin (W.K.B.) Method -- References
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Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library: 262
Keywords: Engineering , Hydrogeology , Physics , Astrophysics , Electrical engineering , Engineering , Electrical Engineering , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Hydrogeology
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Title:geoENV III — Geostatistics for Environmental Applications Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications held in Avignon, France, November 22–24, 2000
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Size:1 online resource (540 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-010-0810-5
ISBN:9789401008105
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Series:Quantitative Geology and Geostatistics: 11
Keywords: Earth sciences , Geology , Probabilities , Statistics , Environment , Soil science , Soil conservation , Pollution , Earth Sciences , Geology , Pollution, general , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Environment, general , Soil Science & Conservation
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Title:The Century of Space Science
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Size:1 online resource (1846 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-010-0320-9
Contents:1. The century of space science -- The Beginnings -- 2. The space age and the origin of space research -- 3. Enabling technology for space transportation -- The Early Epoch of Space Science -- 4. The cosmic radiation -- 5.
Magnetospheric physics -- 6. Barium cloud experiments in the upper atmosphere -- 7. Alkali metal cloud experiments in the upper atmosphere -- 8. Early solar space research -- 9. A history of the solar wind concept -- 10. The
terrestrial planets at the dawn of the space age -- 11. The Moon before Apollo -- 12. From the ionosphere to high energy astronomy -a personal experience -- 13. Early ultraviolet spectroscopy from space -- 14. The early days of
infrared space astronomy -- Fundamental Science in Space -- 15. Verification of general relativity: tests in the Solar System -- 16. Verification of general relativity: strong fields and gravitational waves -- 17. The cosmological
constants -- 18. COBE, dark matter and large-scale structure in the Universe -- 19. The origin of the light elements in the early Universe -- 20. Gravitational lensing -- Extragalactic Astronomy -- 21. Clusters of galaxies -- 22.
Gamma-ray bursts -- 23. Quasars -- 24. Blazars -- 25. X-ray and infrared properties of normal galaxies -- The Milky Way -- 26. The hot part of the interstellar medium -- 27. Space-borne observations of the life cycle of interstellar
gas and dust -- 28. The interstellar medium of our Galaxy -- 29. Galactic cosmic rays -- 30. Stellar populations and dynamics in the Milky Way galaxy -- 31. Pulsars and isolated neutron stars -- 32. Evolutionary concepts of binaries
with compact objects -- 33. White dwarf binaries -- 34. Low mass X-ray binaries -- 35. High-mass X-ray binaries -- 36. Black-hole binaries -- 37. The formation of stars and protoplanetary disks -- 38. High-energy radiation from outer
stellar atmospheres -- 39. Mass loss from stars -- 40. Planetary nebulae -- 41. Supernovae and supernova remnants -- The Solar System -- 42. Acceleration processes of heliospheric particle populations -- 43. Reconnection -- 44. The
solar interior -- 45. The solar atmosphere -- 46. The active Sun -- 47. The solar wind -- 48. The heliosphere -- 49. The dusty heliosphere -- 50. The interaction of the heliosphere with the interstellar medium -- 51. Comets: coma and
beyond -- 52. The morphology of cometary nuclei -- 53. The constituents of cometary nuclei -- 54. The Moon and terrestrial planets: geology and geophysics -- 55. Radiometric chronology of the Moon and Mars -- 56. Chemical evolution of
the Moon and the terrestrial planets -- 57. The atmospheres of the terrestrial planets -- 58. Jupiter -- 59. The planets beyond Jupiter -- 60. The satellites of the outer planets -- 61. Planetary and lunar magnetism -- The Earth and
its Plasma Environment -- 62. The magnetosphere as a plasma laboratory -- 63. Earth’s magnetosphere -- 64. Earth’s ionosphere -- 65. Oceanography -- 66. Satellite geodesy and geosciences -- 67. Chemistry and physics of the atmosphere
-- Appendices -- A basic chronology of the space age -- Catalog of space science launches 1957–2000 -- Indices -- Abbreviations and acronyms -- Index of cited authors -- Name index
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Keywords: Physics , History , Earth sciences , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Automotive engineering , Physics , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Earth Sciences, general , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Automotive Engineering , History, general
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Title:Continuum Mechanics and Applications in Geophysics and the Environment
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Date:2001
Size:1 online resource (394 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-04439-1
Contents:I Applied Continuum Mechanics -- Numerical Investigation of Shock Waves in a Radiating Gas Described by a Variable Eddington Factor -- Anisotropic Fluids: From Liquid Crystals to Granular Materials -- Integration and Segregation in a
Population — A Thermodynamicists’s View -- Asymptotic and Other Properties of Some Nonlinear Diffusion Models -- The Binary Mixtures of Euler Fluids: A Unified Theory of Second Sound Phenomena -- Continuously Distributed Control of
Plates by Electric Networks with PZT Actuators -- II Soil Mechanics and Porous Media -- Hydraulic Theory for a Frictional Debris Flow on a Collisional Shear Layer -- The Beavers and Joseph Condition for Velocity Slip at the Surface of
a Porous Medium -- Porous Convection, the Chebyshev Tau Method, and Spurious Eigenvalues -- Mechanics of Multiphase Porous Media — Application to Unsaturated Soils -- III Glacier and Ice Dynamics -- Modelling Iceberg Drift and
Ice-Rafted Sedimentation -- Modelling the Flow of Glaciers and Ice Sheets -- Notes on Basic Glaciological Computational Methods and Algorithms -- Constitutive Modelling and Flow Simulation of Anisotropic Polar Ice -- Influence of Bed
Topography on Steady Plane Ice Sheet Flow -- IV Climatology and Lake Physics -- Glacial Isostasy: Models for the Response of the Earth to Varying Ice Loads -- Arctic Sea Ice and Its Role in Climate Variability and Change -- The Role of
Simple Models in Understanding Climate Change -- Comparing Different Numerical Treatments of Advection Terms for Wind-Induced Circulations in Lake Constance
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Keywords: Physics , Earth sciences , Geophysics , Mechanics , Continuum mechanics , Physics , Mechanics , Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials , Geophysics/Geodesy , Earth Sciences, general , Environmental Monitoring/Analysis
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Title:Fluid Mechanics and the Environment: Dynamical Approaches A Collection of Research Papers Written in Commemoration of the 60th Birthday of Sidney Leibovich
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Date:2001
Size:1 online resource (2 p.)
Note:10.1007/3-540-44512-9
Contents:Point Vortex Models and the Dynamics of Strong Vortices in the Atmosphere and Oceans -- Bubble Disconnection: Self-Similarity and Cascading Physics -- Implicit Multigrid Computation of Unsteady Flows with Applications to
Aeroelasticity -- Second-Harmonic Resonance with Parametric Excitation and Damping -- Bubble and Temperature Fields in Langmuir Circulation -- Computing Periodic Orbits -- Dynamics of Layers in Geophysical Flows -- Radiative Transport
in Anisotropic Media -- Vortex-Wake Pollution: A Problem in Fluid Mechanics -- Turbulent Bursts in Couette—Taylor Flow -- Surface-Wave Effects on Winds and Currents in Marine Boundary Layers -- Synchronised Behaviour in Three Coupled
Faraday Disk Homopolar Dynamos -- Large-Eddy Simulation Using Projection onto Local Basis Functions -- Low-Dimensional Dynamical Model of a Turbulent Boundary Layer over a Compliant Surface: Preliminary Results -- Is High Reynolds
Number Turbulence Locally Isotropic? -- Observations and Theories of Langmuir Circulation: A Story of Mixing -- Low Dimensional Models with Varying Parameters: a Model Problem and Flow Through a Diffuser with Variable Angle --
Surfactant Scavenging by Microbubble Clouds: Consequences for Capillary Wave Damping -- A Spectral Domain Decomposition Method and Its Application to the Simulation of Shear-Stratified Turbulence -- Wing Wake Vortices and Temporal
Vortex Pair Instabilities -- Laboratory Measurements of the Generation of Langmuir Circulations and Surface Waves
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Keywords: Physics , Earth sciences , Oceanography , Continuum physics , Fluids , Environment , Physics , Classical Continuum Physics , Environment, general , Oceanography , Fluid- and Aerodynamics , Earth Sciences, general , Environmental Monitoring/Analysis
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Title:Handbook of Management under Uncertainty
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Date:2001
Size:1 online resource (804 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4613-0285-8
Contents:1. Management problems in uncertainty -- 2. Crisp and noncrisp hierarchical systems in management -- 3. Classification of several business sectors according to uncertain characteristics -- 4. Multicriteria Decision Aid in Uncertainty
and Financial Risk Management -- 5. Financial analysis in uncertainty -- 6. Investment management in uncertainty -- 7. Accounting and Controlling in uncertainty: concepts, techniques and methodology -- 8. A methodology for building
fuzzy expert systems (FES) with spreadshett to quality function deployment (QFD) of the target costing -- 9. The management of Human Resources under uncertainty and ambiguity -- 10. Reliability of production systems -- 11.New ideas on
Marketing in uncertainty -- 12. Management of uncertainty in environment problems: an technical aspects and policies
ISBN:9781461302858
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Series:Applied Optimization: 55
Keywords: Business , Management science , Management , Business and Management , Business and Management, general , Management
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Title:User Manual for the Interactive Geometry Software Cinderella
Author(s): Jürgen Richter-Gebert
Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (143 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-58318-6
Contents:2 Introduction -- 2.1 Sample Applications -- 2.2 Design and Features -- 2.3 Technical Background -- 3 A Quick Start -- 3.1 Pappos’ Theorem -- 3.2 A Three Bar Linkage -- 4 Behind the Scenes -- 4.1 Problems in Interactive Geometry --
4.2 Projective Geometry -- 4.3 Homogeneous Coordinates -- 4.4 Complex Numbers -- 4.5 Measurements and Complex Numbers -- 4.6 The Principle of Continuity -- 5 Reference -- 5.1 Overview -- 5.2 General Tools -- 5.3 Geometries -- 5.4 The
Views -- 5.5 The Appearance Editor -- 6 Creating Interactive Webpages and Exercises -- 6.1 Glossary -- 6.2 Exporting Plain Examples -- 6.3 Exporting Animations -- 6.4 Creating Interactive Exercises -- 6.5 Post-Processing -- 6.6 Legal
Issues -- 7 Installation -- 7.1 General Information -- 7.2 Installing on Windows 95, 98 or NT 4.0 -- 7.3 Installation on Unix Platforms -- 7.4 Installing on MacOS -- 7.5 Installing on Other Java Platforms -- 7.6 Installing Using a Web
Browser -- 7.7 Troubleshooting -- 7.8 Installing Netscape -- 8 License Agreement -- 8.1 Conditions of Use and Terms of Warranty -- 8.2 Nutzungs- und Garantiebedingungen -- 8.3 Java(tm) Runtime Environment -- 9 References
ISBN:9783642583186
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science , Geometry , Mathematical logic , Mathematics , Geometry , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Mathematics of Computing
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Title:Decoherence: Theoretical, Experimental, and Conceptual Problems Proceeding of a Workshop Held at Bielefeld, Germany, 10–14 November 1998
Author(s):
Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (345 p.)
Note:10.1007/3-540-46657-6
Contents:General Introduction -- Elements of Environmental Decoherence -- The Meaning of Decoherence* -- Theoretical Aspects -- Continuous Fuzzy Measurement of Energy: Realization and Application -- Slow Decoherence of Superpositions of
Macroscopically Distinct States -- Grey Solitons in Bose-Einstein Condensates as Mesoscopic Particles -- Decoherence Through Coupling to the Radiation Field -- States, Symmetries and Superselection -- Decoherence in Situations
Involving the Gravitational Field -- Moving Quantum Agents in a Finite Environment -- Mathematical Aspects of Decoherence -- Decoherence and Continuous Measurements: Phenomenology and Models -- The Problem of Decoherence and the
EPR-Paradox -- Asymptotically Disjoint Quantum States -- Experiments -- Dynamical Localization and Decoherence -- Quantum Cryptography and Long Distance Bell Experiments: How to Control Decoherence -- Exploration of the Fundamentals of
Quantum Mechanics by Charged Particle Interferometry -- Alternative Approaches -- Single Ions in Paul Traps -- Time-Convolutionless Stochastic Unraveling of Non-Markovian Quantum Master Equations -- Emergence of Classicality: From
Collapse Phenomenologies to Hybrid Dynamics -- EEQT - Formalism and Applications -- An Application of EEQT: Tunneling Times -- Conceptual and Epistemoligical Issues -- Non-Markovian Quantum State Diffusion and Open System Dynamics --
Quantum Theory Without Waves: A Way of Eliminating Quantum Mechanical Paradoxes? -- Decoherence as an Irreversible Process -- Many Minds and Single Mind Interpretations of Quantum Theory -- Decoherence and Einselection
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Keywords: Physics , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Quantum Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics
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Title:Thermal Solid Waste Utilisation in Regular and Industrial Facilities
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Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (175 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4615-4213-1
Contents:1. Neutralisation of Wastes in a Cement Kiln -- 2. Ecological Aspects of Co-Incineration of Solid Waste in Cement Kilns -- 3. Recovery of Materials and Energy form Waste in Austrian Cement Works -- 4. PCDF/D Emission from Waste
Utilisation in Cement Kilns -- 5. Utilisation of Sewage Sludge in Cement Kilns -- 6. The Environmental Influence of Heavy Metals Introduced to the Clinkering Process with Wastes -- 7. The Use of Coal Spoil in the Process of Cement
Production -- 8. Solid Waste Utilisation in Cement Kilns -- 9. The Pyrolityc Convective Waste Utiliser -- 10. Research on Possibilities of Sewage Sludge Utilisation in the Process of Pyrolysis -- 11. Catalytic Limitation of Organic
Chloride and Sulphur Emission in the Thermal Waste Utilisation Process -- 12. Evaluation of Gaseous Emission from Energy Generating Facilities -- 13. Plasma Technologies for Environmental Protection -- 14. Plasma Technology in the
Deactivation of Spent Ion-Exchangers -- 15. Plasma Gasification of Surrogate and Real Waste Plastics -- About the Editors -- Author Index
ISBN:9781461542131
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Series:Environmental Science Research : 58
Keywords: Environment , Renewable energy resources , Chemical engineering , Renewable energy sources , Alternate energy sources , Green energy industries , Waste management , Pollution prevention , Environment , Environment, general , Waste Management/Waste Technology , Industrial Pollution Prevention , Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering , Renewable and Green Energy
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Title:The Physicists’ View of Nature, Part 1 From Newton to Einstein
Author(s): Amit Goswami
Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (352 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4615-1227-1
Contents:1 Introduction: The Importance of the Physicists’ View of Nature for Everyone -- Why Is the Physicists’ View of Nature Important for Everyone? -- One The Development Of Classical Physics -- 2 The Beginnings of Classical Physics -- 3
The Foundations of the Newtonian Paradigm: the Laws of Motion -- 4 The Denouement: the Universal Gravity Law -- 5 Matter, Energy, Conservation Laws, and the Rise of Materialism -- Two From Being To Becoming -- 6 Thermodynamics and Its
Laws -- 7 Progressivity and Energy Consumption -- 8 Energy and Environment -- 9 From Being to Becoming: Entropy, Life, and Chaos Theory -- 10 Heat Death, Hangups, and the Question of Design -- Three Waves, Fields, And Einstein’s
Universe -- 11 The Motion Of Waves -- 12 Wave Interactions -- 13 Sound and Music and Light and Color -- 14 Electricity, Magnetism, Fields, and Waves -- 15 The Relativity of Time -- 16 The Relativity of Space and Einstein’s Theory of
Gravitation -- 17 The Universe -- 18 The World View of Classical Physics: Where Do We Go From Here?
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Keywords: Physics , History , Philosophy and science , Mechanics , Physics , Physics, general , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , History, general , Philosophy of Science , Mechanics
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Title:Statistical Models in Epidemiology, the Environment, and Clinical Trials
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Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (283 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-1284-3
Contents:Sensitivity analysis for selection bias and unmeasured confounding in missing data and causal inference models -- Marginal structural models versus structural nested models as tools for causal inference -- Nonparametric locally
efficient estimation of the treatment specific survival distribution with right censored data and covariates in observational studies -- Estimation of disease rates in small areas: A new mixed model for spatial dependence -- Markov
chain Monte Carlo methods for clustering in case event and count data in spatial epidemiology -- A simulation study of the epidemiological impact of air pollution: Diagnostics of the confounding effects for generalized linear models --
The use of reference priors and Bayes factors in the analysis of clinical trials -- Surrogate endpoints in cancer clinical trials -- List of Participants
ISBN:9781461212843
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Series:The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications: 116
Keywords: Medicine , Epidemiology , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Biomathematics , Statistics , Medicine & Public Health , Epidemiology , Biomedicine general , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Analysis , Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics
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Title:A Distant Light Scientists and Public Policy
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Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (318 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4419-8507-1
Contents:Beyond March 4 -- One Nuclear Power -- Press Release: Nuclear Power -- Nuclear Reactor Safety: An Evaluation of New Evidence -- Cooling Water -- Nuclear Safety -- The Failure of Nuclear Power -- Two Science -- Structure of the Proton
and the Neutron -- Deep Inelastic Scattering: Experiments on the Proton and the Observation of Scaling -- Three National Security and Nuclear Weapons -- News Release: Announcing Declaration on the Nuclear Arms Race -- Declaration on
the Nuclear Arms Race -- Spaced-Based Ballistic Missile Defense -- The Fallacy of Star Wars -- Accidental Nuclear War -- Dismantle Armageddon -- Four Global Environmental and Resource Issues -- Appeal by American Scientists to Prevent
Global Warming -- Speech to the United Nations Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee -- Press Release: Announcing World Scientists' Warning to Humanity -- World Scientists' Warning to Humanity -- Constraints on the Expansion of the
Global Food Supply -- Meeting Population, Environment and Resource Challenges: The Costs of Inaction -- Bioengineering of Crops -- Five Cleanup of Radioactive Contamination -- Alternative Futures for the Department of Energy National
Laboratories -- Six Current Issues -- Quenching the Wild Wells of Kuwait -- Post-Conflict Mine Clearing -- 10.1007/978-1-4419-8507-1_26 -- 305
ISBN:9781441985071
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Keywords: Physics , Physics , Physics, general
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Title:S Programming
Author(s): W. N Venables
Date:2000
Size:1 online resource (265 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-0-387-21856-4
Contents:1 Introduction -- 2 The S Language: Syntax and Semantics -- 3 The S Language: Advanced Aspects -- 4 Classes -- 5 New-style Classes -- 6 Using Compiled Code -- 7 General Strategies and Extended Examples -- 8 S Software Development -- 9
Interfaces under Windows -- Appendices -- A Compiling and Loading Code -- A.1 Procedures with S-PLUS -- A.2 Procedures with R -- A.3 Common concerns -- A.4 Writing Dynamic Link Libraries for Windows -- B The Interactive Environment --
B.1 History and audit trails -- B.2 Options -- B.3 Session startup and finishing functions -- C BATCH Operation -- C.1 S-PLUS -- C.2 R -- References
ISBN:9780387218564
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Keywords: Mathematics , Probabilities , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistics and Computing/Statistics Programs
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Title:Optical Sensors and Microsystems New Concepts, Materials, Technologies
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Date:2000
Publisher:Boston, MA : Springer US
Size:1 online resource (318 p.)
Note:10.1007/b115495
Contents:Technology -- Advanced Optoelectronics in Optical Fibre Sensors -- Interferometric Distance Sensors -- Optical Tomography: Techniques and Applications -- Optical Waveguide Refractometers -- Characterization of an Optical Fibre pH
Sensor with Methyl Red as Optical Indicator -- Optical Sensors and Microsystems Using Liquid Crystals -- Idium Tin Oxide Films for Optical Sensors -- Optoelectronic Neural Networks -- Complex ABCB-matrices: A general Tool for Analyzing
Arbitrary Optical Systems -- Microsystems and Related Technologies -- The Stretch-and-write Technique for Fabrication of Fiber Bragg-grating Arrays -- Applications -- Fluorescence Lifetime-based Sensing for Bioprocess and Biomedical
Applications -- A Piezoelectric Biosensor as a Direct Affinity Sensor -- The Complex Phase Tracing Based Shape Evaluation System for Orthopaedic Application -- Optical Fibre Chemical Sensors for Environmental and Medical Applications
-- to the Multicomponent Analysis with Arrays of Non-selective Chemical Sensors -- High Sensitivity Trace Gas Monitoring Using Semiconductor Diode Lasers -- Optical Fiber Sensors for the Nuclear Environment -- Crlorinated Hydrocarbons
Trace Detection in Water by Sparging and Laser IR Gas Phase Detection -- Hollow Core Fiber Guides As Gas Analysis Cells for Laser Spectroscopy -- Chemiluminescence Imaging of Plant Origin Materials -- Optical Fiber Sensors for the
Cultural Heritage -- Fiber Optics Reflectance Spectroscopy: A Non-destructive Technique for the Analysis of Works of Art -- Optical Diagnostic Systems and Sensors to Control Laser Cleaning of Artworks -- Electro-optical Sensors for
Mechanical Applications -- Optical Fibres and Their Role in Smart Structures -- All Optical Fiber Ultrasonic Sources for Non Destructive Testing and Clinical Diagnosis
ISBN:9780306470998
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Keywords: Physics , Acoustics , Optics , Electrodynamics , Optoelectronics , Plasmons (Physics) , Mechanical engineering , Industrial engineering , Production engineering , Electrical engineering , Physics , Optics and Electrodynamics , Industrial and Production Engineering , Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices , Electrical Engineering , Acoustics , Mechanical Engineering
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Title:Planets Outside the Solar System: Theory and Observations
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Date:1999
Size:1 online resource (421 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-011-4623-4
Contents:The Unfinished History of Planet Searches -- Latest Stages of Star Formation and Circumstellar Environment of Young Stellar Objects -- Infalling Material on Young Stars -- Protostellar Discs and Planet Formation -- Zodiacal Dust in
The Earth Sciences -- Circumstellar Disks and Outer Planet Formation -- Dynamical Interactions of Planets in The Circumstellar Disk -- The New Planetary Systems -- Extra-Solar Giant Planet and Brown Dwarf Theory -- From The
Interstellar Medium to Planetary Atmospheres Via Comets -- Convection and Giant Planet Formation -- Extra-Solar Planets: Atmospheres -- Astrometric Techniques -- Searching for Unseen Planets Via Occultation and Microlensing -- Indirect
Searches: Doppler Spectroscopy and Pulsar Timing -- Frequency Analysis and Extra-Solar Planets -- Direct Searches: Imaging, Dark Speckle and Coronography -- Direct Searches: Interferometric Methods -- Large Ground-Based Telescopes With
High Order Adaptive Optics for Imaging Faint Objects and Extra-Solar Planets -- Reflected Light From Close-In Extrasolar Giant Planets -- Strategies for Space Programs -- Biological Foundations of Life -- The Contributions Of ISO to
Exoplanetary Systems Research and Astrobiology -- Are We Alone in The Cosmos? Six Myths and A Mantra -- Strategies for Remote Detection of Life -- The Scenary of Extra-Solar Planet Search, From an Extragalactic Viewpoint
ISBN:9789401146234
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Series:NATO Science Series, Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences: 532
Keywords: Earth sciences , Planetology , Biochemistry , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Earth Sciences , Planetology , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Biochemistry, general , Astrophysics and Astroparticles
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Title:Biophysics
Author(s): Roland Glaser
Date:1999
Size:1 online resource (361 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-04494-0
Contents:1 Nature and Subject of Biophysics -- 2 Molecular Structure of Biological Systems -- 3 Energetics and Dynamics of Biological Systems -- 4 Physical Factors of the Environment -- 5 The Kinetics of Biological Systems -- References
ISBN:9783662044940
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Keywords: Physics , Human physiology , Biochemistry , Cell biology , Biophysics , Biological physics , Radiation protection , Radiation , Physics , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Biochemistry, general , Human Physiology , Effects of Radiation/Radiation Protection , Cell Biology
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