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Call number: | 9783319207568:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Stamping the Earth from Space |
Author(s): |
Renato Dicati |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XXIV, 429 p. 407 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Introduction -- Prologue: from Sputnik to the Internation Space Station -- Satellite Geodesy -- Researches on the atmosphere -- Ionospheric research with satellites -- Researches on the Earth’s Magnetosphere -- Meteorological |
Satellites -- The study of micro-meteorites and cosmic dust -- Earth remote sensing -- Cartography and mapping from space -- Oceanography from space -- Bibliography -- Index | |
ISBN: | 9783319207568 |
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Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Popular works , Genetic engineering , Astronomy , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Biomedical engineering , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Genetic Engineering , Biomedical Engineering , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics |
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Call number: | 0471488895:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Genetic Algorithms in Electromagnetics |
Author(s): |
Haupt |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Wiley-IEEE Press |
Size: | 1 online resource (302 p.) |
ISBN: | 9780471488897 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Keywords: | Electrical & Electronics Engineering |
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Title: | Genetic Algorithms and Engineering Optimization |
Author(s): |
Gen |
Date: | 1999 |
Publisher: | Wiley-Interscience |
Size: | 1 online resource (513 p.) |
ISBN: | 9780471315315 |
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Keywords: | Industrial Engineering |
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Title: | Genetic Algorithms and Engineering Design |
Author(s): |
Gen |
Date: | 1997 |
Publisher: | Wiley-Interscience |
Size: | 1 online resource (433 p.) |
ISBN: | 9780471127413 |
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Keywords: | Industrial Engineering |
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Title: | Cost Optimization of Structures - Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithms and Parallel Computing |
Author(s): |
Adeli |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Wiley |
Size: | 1 online resource (223 p.) |
ISBN: | 9780470867334 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Keywords: | Civil Engineering & Construction |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319411927:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Search and Optimization by Metaheuristics Techniques and Algorithms Inspired by Nature |
Author(s): |
Ke-Lin Du |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (40 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-41192-7 |
Contents: | Preface -- Introduction -- Simulated Annealing -- Optimization by Recurrent Neural Networks -- Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming -- Evolutionary Strategies -- Differential Evolution -- Estimation of Distribution Algorithms -- Mimetic Algor ithms -- Topics in EAs -- Particle Swarm Optimization -- Artificial Immune Systems -- Ant Colony Optimization -- Tabu Search and Scatter Search -- Bee Metaheuristics -- Harmony Search -- Biomolecular Computing -- Quantum Computing -- Other Heuristics-Insp ired Optimization Methods -- Dynamic, Multimodal, and Constraint-Satisfaction Optimizations -- Multiobjective Optimization -- Appendix 1: Discrete Benchmark Functions -- Appendix 2: Test Functions -- Index |
ISBN: | 9783319411927 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer simulation , Algorithms , Computer mathematics , Mathematical optimization , Computational intelligence , Mathematics , Computational Science and Engineering , Algorithms , Optimization , Simulation and Modeling , Computational Intelligence |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9781461478911:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Exploring Science Through Science Fiction [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Barry B Luokkala |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | How does Einsteins description of space and time compare with Dr. Who? Can James Bond really escape from an armor-plated railroad car by cutting through the floor with a laser concealed in a wristwatch? What would it take tocreate a fully-intelligent android, such as Star Treks Commander Data? How might we discover intelligent civilizations on other planets in the galaxy? Is human teleportation possible? Will our technological society ever reach thepoint at which it becomes lawful to discriminate on the basis of genetic information, as in the movie GATTACA? Exploring Science Through Science Fiction addresses these and other interesting questions, using science fiction as aspringboard for discussing fundamental science concepts and cutting-edge scienc e research. The book is designed as a primary text for a college-level course which should appeal to students in the fine arts and humanities as well as toscience and engineering students. It includes references to original research papers, landmark scien tific publications and technical documents, as well as a broad range of science literature at a more popular level. With over 180references to specific scenes in 130 sci-fi movies and TV episodes, spanning over 100 years of cinematic history, it should be an enjoyable read for anyone with an interest in science and science fiction |
Contents: | Preface |
1 Introduction: Discerning the Real, the Possible and the Impossible | |
2 What is the Nature of Space and Time? (the physics of space travel and time travel) | |
3 What is the Universe Made of? (matter, energy and interactions) | |
4 Can a Machine Become Self Aware? (the sciences of computing and cognition) | |
5 Are We Alone in the Universe? (the search for extraterrestrial intelligence) | |
6 What does it Mean to be Human? (biological sciences, biotechnology and other considerations) | |
7 How do We Solve Our Problems? (science, technology and society) | |
8 What Lies Ahead? (the future | |
ISBN: | 9781461478911 |
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Series: | Science and Fiction, 2197-1188 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Astrophysics , Science (General) , Engineering , Materials |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9789400712263:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Detection of Non-Amplified Genomic DNA [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Giuseppe Spoto Roberto Corradini |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book offers a state-of-the-art overview on non amplified DNA detection methods and provides chemists, biochemists, biotechnologists and material scientists with an introduction to these methods. In fact all these fields havededicated resources t o the problem of nucleic acid detection, each contributing with their own specific methods and concepts. This book will explain the basic principles of the different non amplified DNA detection methods available,highlighting their respective advantages an d limitations. The importance of non-amplified DNA sequencing technologies will be also discussed. Non-amplified DNA detection can be achieved by adopting different techniques. Such techniqueshave allowed the commercialization of innovative platforms for DNA detection that are expected to break into the DNA diagnostics market. The enhanced sensitivity required for the detection of non amplified genomic DNA has prompted newstrategies that can achieve ultrasensitivity by combining specific materials with sp ecific detection tools. Advanced materials play multiple roles in ultrasensitive detection. Optical and electrochemical detection tools are among themost widely investigated to analyze non amplified nucleic acids. Biosensors based on piezoelectric crystal have been also used to detect unamplified genomic DNA. The main scientific topics related to DNA diagnostics are discussed by anoutstanding set of authors with proven experience in the field |
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Contents: | Preface |
List of contributors | |
PartI DNA analysis: current issues | |
1 Genetic analyses in health laboratories: current status and expectations | |
2 DNA analyses in food safety and quality: current status and expectations | |
Part II Advanced materials forultrasensitiveanalysis | |
3 Engineered nanostructures forultrasensitive DNA detection | |
4 Advanced molecularprobes for sequence | |
specificDNA recognition | |
5 Charged conjugated polymers | |
6 Optical detection of non | |
amplified genomic DNA | |
7 Electrochemical detection of DNA using nanomaterials | |
based sensors | |
8 Piezoelectric | |
ISBN: | 9789400712263 |
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Series: | Soft and Biological Matter, 2213-1736 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Analytical biochemistry , Biomedical engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2010-9783642106545:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Polystochastic Models for Complexity [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Octavian Iordache |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book is devoted to complexity understanding and management, considered as the main source of efficiency and prosperity for the next decades. Divided into six chapters, the book begins with a presentation of basic concepts ascomplexity, emergence and closure. The second chapter looks to methods and introduces polystochastic models, the wave equation, possibilities and entropy. The third chapter focusing on physical and chemical systems analyzes flow-sheetsynthesis, cyclic operations of separation , drug delivery systems and entropy production. Biomimetic systems represent the main objective of the fourth chapter. Case studies refer to bio-inspired calculation methods, to the role ofartificial genetic codes, neural networks and neural codes for evo lutionary calculus and for evolvable circuits as biomimetic devices. The fifth chapter, taking its inspiration from systems sciences and cognitive sciences looks toengineering design, case base reasoning methods, failure analysis, and multi-agent manufact uring systems. Perspectives and integrative points of view are discussed in the sixth chapter with reference to the classification of sciences,cybernetics and its extensions, and to transdisciplinarity and categorification. Written for: engineers, researc hers, and students in chemical, biochemical, computing and systems science engineering, in neuroscience, psychology,philosophy and mathematics |
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Contents: | Methods |
Physical and chemical systems | |
Biosystems and bioinspired systems | |
Systems sciences and cognitive systems | |
Perspectives | |
ISBN: | 9783642106545 |
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Series: | Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Engineering , Artificial intelligence , Differentiable dynamical systems |
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Title: | The Physics of Proteins [electronic resource] An Introduction to Biological Physics and Molecular Biophysics |
Author(s): |
Hans Frauenfelder Shirley S Chan Winnie S Chan |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Physics and the life sciences have established new connections within the past few decades, resulting in biological physics as an established subfield with strong groups working in many physics departments. These interactionsbetween physics and biolo gy form a two-way street with physics providing new tools and concepts for understanding life, while biological systems can yield new insights into the physics of complex systems. To address the challenges ofthis interdisciplinary area, The Physics of Pro teins: An Introduction to Biological Physics and Molecular Biophysics is divided into three interconnected sections. In Parts I and II, early chapters introduce the terminology anddescribe the main biological systems that physicists will encounter. Simila rities between biomolecules, glasses, and solids are stressed with an emphasis on the fundamental concepts of living systems. The central section (Parts III andIV) delves into the dynamics of complex systems. A main theme is the realization that biologica l systems, in particular proteins, do not exist in unique conformations but can assume a very large number of slightly different structures.This complexity is captured in the concept of a free energy landscape and leads to the conclusion that fluctuations are crucial for the functioning of biological systems. The final chapter of this section challenges the reader to applythese concepts to a problem that appears in the current literature. An extensive series of appendices (Part V) provide descriptions of the key physical tools and analytical methods that have proven powerful in the study of the physicsof proteins. The appendices are designed to be consulted throughout the section on protein dynamics without breaking the deductive flow of the logic in the central section of the book |
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Contents: | Part I: Biomolecules |
The Hierarchy of Living Things | |
Information and Function | |
Biomolecules, Spin Glasses, Glasses, and Solids | |
Proteins | |
Nucleic Acids | |
The Genetic Code | |
Lipids and Membranes | |
Part II: Spatial Structure of Proteins: Measurementand Consequence | |
Scattering of Photons for Imaging: Diffraction and Microscopy | |
X | |
Ray Diffraction | |
Pulsed Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Molecular Structure Determination in Solution | |
The Secondary Structure | |
Tertiary Structure of Proteins | |
Myoglobin and Hemoglobin | |
Part III: The Entergylandscape and Dynamics of Proteins | |
ISBN: | 9781441910448 |
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Series: | Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, 1618-7210 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Medicine , Biochemistry , Proteomics , Biomedical engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9789048123681:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Joseph D Puglisi |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This volume is a collection of articles from the proceedings of the International School of Structural Biology and Magnetic Resonance 8th Course: Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats. This NATO Advance Study Institute(ASI) was held in Er ice at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture on 19 through 30 June 2007. The ASI brought together a diverse group of experts who bridged the fields of virology and biology, biophysics,chemistry and physics. Prominent lecturers a nd students from around the world representant a total of 24 countries participated in the NATO ASI organized by Professors Joseph Puglisi (Stanford University, USA) and Alexander Arseniev(Moscow, RU). The central hypothesis underlying this ASI was that i nterdisciplinary research, merging principles of physics, chemistry and biology, can drive new discovery in detecting and fighting bioterrorism agents, lead to cleanerenvironments, and help propel development in NATO partner countries. The ASI merged the related disciplines of biophysics, biochemistry and molecular structure to treat, detect, and understand emerging infectious diseases. It addressedthe treatment and detection of bioterrorism agents, and focused on critical partner country priorities in bi otechnology, materials, drug discovery and the environment. It provided crossroads discussing new technologies in biophysicsand structural biology, their implications pathogen detection and treatment and their role in partner country development. The ASI allowed deep and wide-ranging discussion between lecturers and students, providing overviews of keyareas and links between them. The range of topics represent the diversity of critical problems between structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics, in w hich lies the fertile ground of drug development, biotechnology and newmaterials |
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Contents: | Preface |
List of Contributors | |
A Simple Model for Protein Folding | |
Complementarity of Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Properties in Protein Ligand Complexes: A New Tool to Improve Docking Results | |
Structures of Cvnh Family Lectins | |
Biohysical Approaches to Study DNA Base Flipping | |
The Diversity of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy | |
Improved Dye Stability in Single | |
Molecule Fluorescence Experiments | |
The Evaluation of Isotope Editing and Filtering for Protein | |
Ligand Interaction Elucidation by NMR | |
Ribosome: an Ancient Cellular Nano | |
Machine for Genetic Code Translation | |
Course A | |
ISBN: | 9789048123681 |
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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: | Biotechnology , Chemistry , Particles (Nuclear physics) , Crystallography , Biomedical engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9780387878379:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Explorations in Monte Carlo Methods [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Ronald W Shonkwiler Franklin Mendivil |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Monte Carlo methods are among the most used and useful computational tools available today, providing efficient and practical algorithims to solve a wide range of scientific and engineering problems. Applications covered in thisbook include optimizat ion, finance, statistical mechanics, birth and death processes, and gambling systems. Explorations in Monte Carlo Methods provides a hands-on approach to learning this subject. Each new idea is carefully motivatedby a realistic problem, thus leading from questions to theory via examples and numerical simulations. Programming exercises are integrated throughout the text as the primary vehicle for learning the material. Each chapter ends with alarge collection of problems illustrating and directing the mate rial. This book is suitable as a textbook for students of engineering and the sciences, as well as mathematics. The problem-oriented approach makes it ideal for an appliedcourse in basic probability and for a more specialized course in Monte Carlo methods . Topics include probability distributions, counting combinatorial objects, simulated annealing, genetic algorithms, option pricing, gamblers ruin,statistical mechanics, sampling, and random number generation |
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Contents: | Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods |
Some Probability Distributions and their Uses | |
Markov Chain Monte Carlo | |
Optimization by Monte Carlo Methods | |
Random Walks | |
Generating Uniform Random Numbers | |
Perron Frobenius Theorem | |
ISBN: | 9780387878379 |
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Series: | Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 0172-6056 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Computer simulation , Algorithms , Mathematical optimization , Distribution (Probability theory) |
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Title: | Unifying Themes in Complex Systems IV [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Complex Systems |
Author(s): |
Ali A Minai Yaneer Bar-Yam |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | In June of 2002, over 500 professors, students and researchers met in Boston, Massachusetts for the Fourth International Conference on Complex Systems. The attendees represented a remarkably diverse collection of fields: biology,ecology, physics, eng ineering, computer science, economics, psychology and sociology, The goal of the conference was to encourage cross-fertilization between the many disciplines represented and to deepen understanding of theproperties common to all complex systems. This volu me contains 43 papers selected from the more than 200 presented at the conference. Topics include: cellular automata, neurology, evolution, computer science, network dynamics, andurban planning. About NECSI: For over 10 years, The New England Complex Syst ems Institute (NECSI) has been instrumental in the development of complex systems science and its applications. NECSI conducts research, education, knowledgedissemination, and community development around the world for the promotion of the study of comple x systems and its application for the betterment of society. NECSI hosts the International Conference on Complex Systems and publishesthe NECSI Book Series in conjunction with Springer Publishers. ALI MINAI is an Affiliate of the New England Complex Syste ms Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and ComputerScience at the University of Cincinnati. YANEER BAR-YAM is President and founder of the New England Complex Systems Institute. He is the author of Dynamics of Complex Systems and Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems in aComplex World |
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Contents: | Methods |
A Complex Systems Perspective on Collaborative Design | |
RAn (Robustness Analyser) | |
Invariant Subsets of the Search Space, and the Universality of a Generalized Genetic Algorithm | |
Models | |
Cell | |
like space charge configurations formed by self | |
organization in laboratory | |
Local Complexity and Global Nonlinear Modes in Large Arrays of Elastic Rods in an Air Cross | |
Flow | |
Self | |
organization in Navier | |
Stokes turbulence | |
The Game (Introduction to Digital Physics) | |
Epsilon | |
Pseudo | |
Orbits and Applications | |
On the mystery of differential negative resistance | |
Dissipative Str | |
ISBN: | 9783540738497 |
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Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Artificial intelligence , Mathematics , Engineering |
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Title: | Probability Theory [electronic resource] : A Comprehensive Course |
Author(s): |
Achim Klenke |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Probabilistic concepts play an increasingly important role in mathematics, physics, biology, financial engineering and computer science. They help us to understand magnetism, amorphous media, genetic diversity and the perils ofrandom developments on the financial markets, and they guide us in constructing more efficient algorithms. This text is a comprehensive course in modern probability theory and its measure-theoretical foundations. Aimed primarily atgraduate students and researchers, the book cov ers a wide variety of topics, many of which are not usually found in introductory textbooks, such as: limit theorems for sums of random variables martingales percolation Markov chainsand electrical networks construction of stochastic processes Poisson poi nt processes and infinite divisibility large deviation principles and statistical physics Brownian motion and stochastic integral and stochastic differentialequations. The theory is developed rigorously and in a self-contained way, with the chapters on me asure theory interlaced with the probabilistic chapters in order to display the power of the abstract concepts in the world ofprobability theory. In addition, plenty of figures, computer simulations, biographic details of key mathematicians, and a wealth of examples support and enliven the presentation |
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Contents: | Basic Measure Theory |
Independence | |
Generating Functions | |
The Integral | |
Moments and Laws of Large Numbers | |
Convergence Theorems | |
Lp | |
Spaces and the Radon | |
Nikodym Theorem | |
Conditional Expectations | |
Martingales | |
Optional Sampling Theorems | |
Martingale Convergence Theorems and Their Applications | |
Backwards Martingales and Exchangeability | |
Convergence of Measures | |
Probability Measures on Product Spaces | |
Characteristic Functions and the Central Limit Theorem | |
Infinitely Divisible Distributions | |
Markov Chains | |
Convergence of Markov Chains | |
Markov Chains and Electric | |
ISBN: | 9781848000483 |
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Series: | Universitext |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Mathematical statistics |
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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 |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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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 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Evolution (Biology) , Biomedical engineering , Engineering , Economics |
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Title: | Handbook of Financial Engineering [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Constantin Zopounidis Michael Doumpos Panos M Pardalos |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Over the past decade the financial and business environments have undergone significant changes. During the same period several advances have been made within the field of financial engineering, involving both the methodologicaltools as well as the a pplication areas. This comprehensive edited volume discusses the most recent advances within the field of financial engineering, focusing not only on the description of the existing areas in financial engineeringresearch, but also on the new methodologies that have been developed for modeling and addressing financial engineering problems. This book is divided into four major parts, each covering different aspects of financial engineering andmodeling such as portfolio management and trading, risk managemen t, applications of operation research methods, and credit rating models. Handbook of Financial Engineering is intended for financial engineers, researchers, appliedmathematicians, and graduate students interested in real-world applications to financial en gineering |
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Contents: | Portfolio Management and Trading |
Portfolio Selection in the Presence of Multiple Criteria | |
Applications of Integer Programming to Financial Optimization | |
Computing Mean/Downside Risk Frontiers: The Role of Ellipticity | |
Exchange Traded Funds: History, Trading, and Research | |
Genetic Programming and Financial Trading: How Much About What We Know | |
Risk Management | |
Interest Rate Models: A Review | |
Engineering a Generalized Neural Network Mapping of Volatility Spillovers in European Government Bond Markets | |
Estimating Parameters in a Pricing Model with State | |
Dependent Shocks | |
C | |
ISBN: | 9780387766829 |
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Series: | Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v18 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Finance , Mathematical optimization , Banks and banking |
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Title: | Econophysics of Markets and Business Networks [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the Econophys-Kolkata III |
Author(s): |
Arnab Chatterjee Bikas K Chakrabarti |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Milano : Springer Milan |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Econophysicists have recently been quite successful in modelling and analysing various financial systems like trading, banking, stock and other markets. The statistical behaviour of the underlying networks in these systems havealso been identified an d characterised recently. This book reviews the current econophysics researches in the structure and functioning of these complex financial network systems. Leading researchers in the respective fields willreport on their recent researches and review on t he contemporary developments. The book will also include the comments and debates on the latest issues arising out of these |
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Contents: | Financial Markets |
Uncovering the Internal Structure of the Indian Financial Market: Large Cross | |
correlation Behavior in the NSE | |
Power Exponential Price Returns in Day | |
ahead Power Exchanges | |
Variations in Financial Time Series: Modelling Through Wavelets and Genetic Programming | |
Financial Time | |
series Analysis: a Brief Overview | |
Correlations, Delays and Financial Time Series | |
Option Pricing with Log | |
stable Lvy Processes | |
Inferring the Composition of a Trader Population in a Financial Market | |
Business and Trade Networks | |
Dynamical Structure of Behavioral Similarities of the | |
ISBN: | 9788847006652 |
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Series: | New Economic Windows |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Statistical physics , Engineering , Economics, Mathematical , Banks and banking |
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Title: | Structural Approaches to Sequence Evolution [electronic resource] : Molecules, Networks, Populations |
Author(s): |
Ugo Bastolla Markus Porto H. Eduardo Roman Michele Vendruscolo |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Structural requirements constrain the evolution of biological entities at all levels, from macromolecules to their networks, right up to populations of biological organisms. Classical models of molecular evolution, however, arefocused at the level of the symbols - the biological sequence - rather than that of their resulting structure. Now recent advances in understanding the thermodynamics of macromolecules, the topological properties of gene networks, theorganization and mutation capabilities of ge nomes, and the structure of populations make it possible to incorporate these key elements into a broader and deeply interdisciplinary view of molecular evolution. This book gives an accountof such a new approach, through clear tutorial contributions by l eading scientists specializing in the different fields involved |
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Contents: | 1. Modelling Conformational Flexibility and Evolution of Structure: RNA as an Example |
2. Gene3D and Understanding Proteome Evolution | |
3. The Evolution of the Globins: We Thought We Understood it | |
4. The Structurally Constrained Neutral Model of Protein Evolution | |
5. Towards Unifying Protein Evolution Theory | |
6. A 21st Century View of Evolution: Genome System Architecture, Repetitive DNA, and Natural Genetic Engineering | |
7. Genomic Changes in Bacteria: From Free | |
Living to Endosymbiotic Life | |
8. Molecular Phylogenetics: Mathematical Framework and Unsolved Problems | |
9. Phylogenet | |
ISBN: | 9783540353065 |
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Series: | Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, 1618-7210 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Bioinformatics |
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Title: | Multiscale Modeling [electronic resource] : A Bayesian Perspective |
Author(s): |
Marco A. R Ferreira Herbert K. H Lee |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | A wide variety of processes occur on multiple scales, either naturally or as a consequence of measurement. This book contains methodology for the analysis of data that arise from such multiscale processes. The book brings togethera number of recent d evelopments and makes them accessible to a wider audience. Taking a Bayesian approach allows for full accounting of uncertainty, and also addresses the delicate issue of uncertainty at multiple scales. The Bayesianapproach also facilitates the use of know ledge from prior experience or data, and these methods can handle different amounts of prior knowledge at different scales, as often occurs in practice. The book is aimed at statisticians,applied mathematicians, and engineers working on problems dealing w ith multiscale processes in time and/or space, such as in engineering, finance, and environmetrics. The book will also be of interest to those working on multiscalecomputation research. The main prerequisites are knowledge of Bayesian statistics and basic Markov chain Monte Carlo methods. A number of real-world examples are thoroughly analyzed in order to demonstrate the methods and to assist thereaders in applying these methods to their own work. To further assist readers, the authors are making source c ode (for R) available for many of the basic methods discussed herein. Marco A. R. Ferreira is an Assistant Professor ofStatistics at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Herbert K. H. Lee is an Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and authored the book Bayesian Nonparametrics via NeuralNetworks |
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Contents: | Models for Spatial Data |
Illustrative Example | |
Convolutions and Wavelets | |
Convolution Methods | |
Wavelet Methods | |
Explicit Multiscale Models | |
Overview of Explicit Multiscale Models | |
Gaussian Multiscale Models on Trees | |
Hidden Markov Models on Trees | |
Mass | |
Balanced Multiscale Models on Trees | |
Multiscale Random Fields | |
Multiscale Time Series | |
Change of Support Models | |
Implicit Multiscale Models | |
Implicit Computationally Linked Model Overview | |
Metropolis | |
Coupled Methods | |
Genetic Algorithms | |
Case Studies | |
Soil Permeability Estimation | |
Single Photon Emission Compu | |
ISBN: | 9780387708980 |
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Series: | Springer Series in Statistics, 0172-7397 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Computer simulation , Computer vision , Cartography , Mathematical statistics , Econometrics |
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Title: | Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization [electronic resource] : Simulated Annealing, Tabu Search, Evolutionary and Genetic Algorithms, Ant Colonies, Methods and Case Studies |
Author(s): |
Johann Dro Patrick Siarry Alain Ptrowski Eric Taillard |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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ISBN: | 9783540309666 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Electronic data processing , Mathematical optimization , Engineering mathematics , Engineering economy |
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Title: | Dynamics of Complex Interconnected Systems: Networks and Bioprocesses [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Arne T Skjeltorp Alexander V Belushkin |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The book reviews the synergism between various fields of research that are confronted with networks, such as genetic and metabolic networks, social networks, the Internet and ecological systems. In many cases, the interactingnetworks manifest so-call ed emergent properties that are not possessed by any of the individual components. This means that the detailed knowledge of the components is insufficient to describe the whole system. Recent work hasindicated that networks in nature have so-called scale -free characteristics, and the associated dynamic network modelling shows unexpected results such as an amazing robustness against accidental failures. Modelling the signaltransduction networks in bioprocesses as in living cells is a challenging interdisc iplinary research area. It is now realized that the many features of molecular interaction networks within a cell are shared to a large degree by theother complex systems mentioned above, such as the Internet, computer chips and society. Thus knowledge ga ined from the study of complex non-biological systems can be applied to the intricate braided relationships that govern cellularfunctions |
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Contents: | Preface. Organizing committee and participants. Structure and Communications in Complex Networks: From Biological Regulation to Social Systems |
Effects of Community Structure on Search and Ranking in Complex Networks | |
The SOS response of Bacteria to DNA damage | |
Self | |
Affine Scaling during Interfacial Crack Front Propagation | |
Diffusion, Fragmentation and Merging Processes in Ice Crystals Alpha Helices and other Systems | |
Molecular Mechanisms in Biosignalling: Visual Reception | |
The Architecture of Complexity: From WWW to Cellular Metabolism | |
Mahematical Modeling of Neural Activity | |
B | |
ISBN: | 9781402050305 |
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Series: | NATO Science Series II, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, 1568-2609 : v232 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Soft condensed matter , Biomedical engineering , Engineering , Social sciences , Biomaterials |
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Title: | Evolutionary Computation for Modeling and Optimization [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Daniel Ashlock |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | Evolutionary Computation for Optimization and Modeling is an introduction to evolutionary computation, a field which includes genetic algorithms, evolutionary programming, evolution strategies, and genetic programming. The text isa survey of some app lication of evolutionary algorithms. It introduces mutation, crossover, design issues of selection and replacement methods, the issue of populations size, and the question of design of the fitness function. It alsoincludes a methodological material on eff icient implementation. Some of the other topics in this book include the design of simple evolutionary algorithms, applications to several types of optimization, evolutionary robotics, simpleevolutionary neural computation, and several types of automatic programming including genetic programming. The book gives applications to biology and bioinformatics and introduces a number of tools that can be used in biologicalmodeling, including evolutionary game theory. Advanced techniques such as cellular encoding , grammar based encoding, and graph based evolutionary algorithms are also covered. This book presents a large number of homework problems,projects, and experiments, with a goal of illustrating single aspects of evolutionary computation and comparing diff erent methods. Its readership is intended for an undergraduate or first-year graduate course in evolutionarycomputation for computer science, engineering, or other computational science students. Engineering, computer science, and applied math students wi ll find this book a useful guide to using evolutionary algorithms as a problem solvingtool |
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Contents: | An Overview of Evolutionary Computation |
Designing Simple Evolutionary Algorithms | |
Optimizing Real | |
Valued Functions | |
Sunburn: Coevolving Strings | |
Small Neural Nets : Symbots | |
Evolving Finite State Automata | |
Ordered Structures | |
Plus | |
One | |
Recall | |
Store | |
Fitting to Data | |
Tartarus: Discrete Robotics | |
Evolving Logic Functions | |
ISAc List: Alternative Genetic Programming | |
Graph | |
Based Evolutionary Algorithms | |
Cellular Encoding | |
Application to Bioinformatics | |
ISBN: | 9780387319094 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Artificial intelligence , Bioinformatics , Algorithms |
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Title: | Dynamics of Coupled Map Lattices and of Related Spatially Extended Systems [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jean-Ren Chazottes Bastien Fernandez |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book is about the dynamics of coupled map lattices (CML) and of related spatially extended systems. It will be useful to post-graduate students and researchers seeking an overview of the state-of-the-art and of open problemsin this area of nonli near dynamics. The special feature of this book is that it describes the (mathematical) theory of CML and some related systems and their phenomenology, with some examples of CML modeling of concrete systems (fromphysics and biology). More precisely, the b ook deals with statistical properties of (weakly) coupled chaotic maps, geometric aspects of (chaotic) CML, monotonic spatially extended systems, and dynamical models of specific biologicalsystems |
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Contents: | Clustering in Globally Coupled Maps |
Snychronisation in CML | |
Dynamics of Frenkel | |
Kontorova Chains | |
Attractors and Bifurcations in CML | |
Dynamics of Genetic Regulation Networks | |
Phase Transitions in CML | |
Introduction to CML | |
Topological Properties of Chaotic CML | |
TBA | |
Monotonic Dynamics of Extended Systems | |
Neural Networks: Integro | |
Differential Models | |
Equilibrium States for CML | |
Transfer Operators in CML | |
ISBN: | 9783540315209 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v671 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Mathematical physics , Engineering |
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Title: | Search Methodologies [electronic resource] : Introductory Tutorials in Optimization and Decision Support Techniques |
Author(s): |
Edmund K Burke Graham Kendall |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Search Methodologies is a tutorial survey of the methodologies that are at the confluence of several fields: Computer Science, Mathematics and Operations Research. It is a carefully structured and integrated treatment of themajor technologies in opti mization and search methodology. The book is made up of 19 chapters. The chapter authors are drawn from across Computer Science and Operations Research and include some of the worlds leading authorities intheir field. The result is a major state-of-the-ar t tutorial text of the main optimization and search methodologies available to researchers, students and practitioners across discipline domains in applied science. It can be used as atextbook or a reference book to learn and apply these methodologies to a wide range of todays problems. It has been written by some of the worlds most well known authors in the field |
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Contents: | Classical Techniques |
Integer Programming | |
Genetic Algorithms | |
Genetic Programming | |
Tabu Search | |
Simulated Annealing | |
Variable Neighborhood Search | |
Constraint Programming | |
Multi | |
Objective Optimization | |
Complexity Theory and the No Free Lunch Theorem | |
Machine Learning | |
Artificial Immune Systems | |
Swarm Intelligence | |
Fuzzy Reasoning | |
Rough Set Based Decision Support | |
Hyper | |
Heuristics | |
Approximation Algorithms | |
Fitness Landscapes | |
ISBN: | 9780387283562 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Electronic data processing , Mathematical optimization , Operations research , Engineering mathematics |
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Title: | Mathematical Population Genetics I. Theoretical Introduction |
Author(s): |
Warren J Ewens |
Date: | 2004 |
Edition: | Second Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (418 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-0-387-21822-9 |
Contents: | 1 Historical Background -- 1.1 Biometricians, Saltationists and Mendelians -- 1.2 The Hardy-Weinberg Law -- 1.3 The Correlation Between Relatives -- 1.4 Evolution -- 1.5 Evolved Genetic Phenomena -- 1.6 Modelling -- 1.7 Overall |
Evolutionary Theories -- 2 Technicalities and Generalizations -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Random Union of Gametes -- 2.3 Dioecious Populations -- 2.4 Multiple Alleles -- 2.5 Frequency-Dependent Selection -- 2.6 Fertility Selection -- | |
2.7 Continuous-Time Models -- 2.8 Non-Random-Mating Populations -- 2.9 The Fundamental Theorem of Natural Selection -- 2.10 Two Loci -- 2.11 Genetic Loads -- 2.12 Finite Markov Chains -- 3 Discrete Stochastic Models -- 3.1 Introduction | |
-- 3.2 Wright-Fisher Model: Two Alleles -- 3.3 The Cannings (Exchangeable) Model: Two Alleles -- 3.4 Moran Models: Two Alleles -- 3.5 K-Allele Wright-Fisher Models -- 3.6 Infinitely Many Alleles Models -- 3.7 The Effective Population | |
Size -- 3.8 Frequency-Dependent Selection -- 3.9 Two Loci -- 4 Diffusion Theory -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The Forward and Backward Kolmogorov Equations -- 4.3 Fixation Probabilities -- 4.4 Absorption Time Properties -- 4.5 The | |
Stationary Distribution -- 4.6 Conditional Processes -- 4.7 Diffusion Theory -- 4.8 Multi-dimensional Processes -- 4.9 Time Reversibility -- 4.10 Expectations of Functions of Diffusion Variables -- 5 Applications of Diffusion Theory -- | |
5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 No Selection or Mutation -- 5.3 Selection -- 5.4 Selection: Absorption Time Properties -- 5.5 One-Way Mutation -- 5.6 Two-Way Mutation -- 5.7 Diffusion Approximations and Boundary Conditions -- 5.8 Random | |
Environments -- 5.9 Time-Reversal and Age Properties -- 5.10 Multi-Allele Diffusion Processes -- 6 Two Loci -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Evolutionary Properties of Mean Fitness -- 6.3 Equilibrium Points -- 6.4 Special Models -- 6.5 | |
Modifier Theory -- 6.6 Two-Locus Diffusion Processes -- 6.7 Associative Overdominance and Hitchhiking -- 6.8 The Evolutionary Advantage of Recombination -- 6.9 Summary -- 7 Many Loci -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Notation -- 7.3 The | |
Random Mating Case -- 7.4 Non-Random Mating -- 7.5 The Correlation Between Relatives -- 7.6 Summary -- 8 Further Considerations -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 What is Fitness? -- 8.3 Sex Ratio -- 8.4 Geographical Structure -- 8.5 Age | |
Structure -- 8.6 Ecological Considerations -- 8.7 Sociobiology -- 9 Molecular Population Genetics: Introduction -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Technical Comments -- 9.3 Infinitely Many Alleles Models: Population Properties. -- 9.4 | |
Infinitely Many Sites Models: Population Properties -- 9.5 Sample Properties of Infinitely Many Alleles Models. -- 9.6 Sample Properties of Infinitely Many Sites Models -- 9.7 Relation Between Infinitely Many Alleles and Infinitely | |
Many Sites Models -- 9.8 Genetic Variation Within and Between Populations -- 9.9 Age-Ordered Alleles: Frequencies and Ages -- 10 Looking Backward in Time: The Coalescent -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Competing Poisson and Geometric | |
Processes -- 10.3 The Coalescent Process -- 10.4 The Coalescent and Its Relation to Evolutionary Genetic Models -- 10.5 Coalescent Calculations: Wright-Fisher Models -- 10.6 Coalescent Calculations: Exact Moran Model Results -- 10.7 | |
General Comments -- 10.8 The Coalescent and Human Genetics -- 11 Looking Backward: Testing the Neutral Theory -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Testing in the Infinitely Many Alleles Models -- 11.3 Testing in the Infinitely Many Sites | |
Models -- 12 Looking Backward in Time: Population and Species Comparisons -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Various Evolutionary Models -- 12.3 Some Implications -- 12.4 Statistical Procedures -- Appendix A: Eigenvalue Calculations -- | |
References -- Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9780387218229 |
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Series: | Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics: 27 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Biochemistry , Evolutionary biology , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Life Sciences , Biochemistry, general , Applications of Mathematics , Evolutionary Biology , Genetics and Population Dynamics , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | Optimization and Inverse Problems in Electromagnetism |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (336 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-2494-4 |
Contents: | 1. General Papers -- How to Find New and Fresh Ideas -- Mimicking Nature: How Nature Inspires Methodologies in Computational Electromagnetics -- Comparing Stochastic Methods on SMES Optimization -- 2. Methodology -- Using Quasi Random |
Sequences in Genetic Algorithms -- Symbolic Treatment on Equation Based Models to Prepare Code Generation for Optimization Process -- Multiobjective Shape Design in Electromechanics: A Contribution to Benchmarking -- A New Method for | |
Optimizing the Designing of Grounding Grids -- Solving ODE for Optimization: Specific Use of the Matrix Approach -- Use of Discretization and Solution History in Stochastic Optimization -- A Genetic Algorithm Method for Determining the | |
Maximum Touch Voltage Generated by a Grounding System -- Optimization Techniques Benefits for Magnetic Component Design -- Numerical Optimization Methods in Magnet Design -- The Use of Quasi-red and Quasi-yellow Nonobtuse Refinements | |
in the Solution of 2-D Electromagnetic PDE’s -- 2-D Inverse Problem: Ideal Current Distribution Generating a Magnetic Force Field with Given Constraints on Homogeneity -- S.M.E.S. Optimization Using the Experimental Design Method -- | |
Optimal Design of Axial Field Silicon Micromotor by Use of Field/Circuit Models -- Exponential family and inverse problems. On Metamorphoses of Probability Theory -- Topological Evolution and Inverse Problems. On Probability Between | |
Discrete and Continuous -- Identification of Industrial Electromagnetic Field Sources -- 3. Applications -- Capitalisation and Treatment of Models for the Optimization of Electric Drives -- Application of Screening Analysis to the | |
Optimization of an Electromagnetic Induction Heating Device -- Identification of Conductivity Distribution in A Au-Al Junction for Application to Integrated Circuits -- Inverse Problem of Voltage Over Electrostatic Shield Gap in | |
Helical Transformer Windings -- Mixing of FEM and Analytical Modeling: Preliminary Design of a Transformer -- An Evolutionary Algorithm for the Optimal Design of a Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Machine -- Optimization of the Force | |
Characteristic of a Solenoid Electromagnet with Ferromagnetic Disc in the Coil -- Optimization of Permanent-Magnet DC Motors Using Orthogonal Arrays -- Identification of Field Model’s Parameters in the Turbine Generator End Zone Using | |
Measured Data -- Permanent Magnet Machine Optimization by using FEM and Sensitivity Analysis Techniques -- Optimization Under Constraints of Static Converters. Application to a Flyback Structure in PFC Mode -- Nondestructive Quality | |
Testing of High Temperature Superconducting Bulk Material Used in Electrical Machines and Magnetic Bearings -- Increasing of Output Power Capability in a Flux-Weakened Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor With a Third Harmonic Current | |
Injection -- A Method of Shortening Breaking Time of the Magnetic Contactors by the External Magnetic Forces -- Authors’ Index | |
ISBN: | 9789401724944 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , System theory , Mathematical optimization , Optics , Electrodynamics , Electrical engineering , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Mathematics of Computing , Optics and Electrodynamics , Optimization , Systems Theory, Control , Electrical Engineering |
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Title: | Asteroseismology Across the HR Diagram Proceedings of the Asteroseismology Workshop Porto, Portugal 1–5 July 2002 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (294 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-0799-2 |
Contents: | Space and Ground Based Data for Asteroseismology -- STARE Results on a Single Field: Tens of New Pulsating Stars -- The Eddington Mission -- Present Observational Status of Solar-Type Stars -- Present Observational Status of the |
Intermediate Mass Stars -- Present Observational Status of High Mass Pulsating Stars -- Old Pulsators: White Dwarfs and their Immediate Precursors -- ? Scuti Pulsations in Pre-Main Sequence Stars -- Solar-like Oscillations in | |
Semiregular Variables -- Discovery of a New Class of Pulsating Stars: Gravity Mode Pulsators among Subdwarf B Stars -- Recent Observations of PMS ? Scuti Stars -- Multicolour Photometry for Mode Identification -- High-Resolution | |
Spectroscopy for Mode Identification -- Theoretical Clues for Mode Identification — Instability Ranges and Rotational Splitting Patterns -- Peakbagging for Solar-Like Stars -- Mode Identification from Line Profiles Using the Direct | |
Fitting Technique -- Statistical Revision of the Moment Method -- An Improved Method of Photometric Mode Identification: Applications to Slowly Pulsating B, ? Cephei, ? Scuti and ? Doradus Stars -- Photometric Nonadiabatic Observables | |
in Rotating ß Cephei Models -- Gravity Modes in Delta Scuti Stars -- Seismic Inference Using Genetic Algorithms -- Stellar Inversions -- On the Principal Asteroseismic Diagnostic Signatures -- Diagnostics of the Internal Structure of | |
Stars Using the Differential Response Technique -- Stellar Convection -- Mixing and Diffusion in Stars -- Are Pulsation and Magnetic Axes Aligned in roAp Stars? -- Seismic Diagnostics of Stellar Convection Treatment from Oscillation | |
Amplitudes of p-Modes -- Of Variability, or its Absence, in HgMn Stars -- A Study of the Solar-Like Properties of ? Hydri -- Giant Vibrations in Dip -- Stochastic Excitation of Gravity Waves by Overshooting Convection in Solar-Type | |
Stars -- p-Mode Oscillations of ? Cen A -- Outstanding Issues for the Pulsation of Young Stars -- Outstanding Issues for Post-Main Sequence Evolution: Instability Strips and Excitation of Modes in Compact Pulsators -- Hot Subdwarfs: | |
Magnetic, Oscillatory and other Physical Properties -- Nonlinearity of Nonradial Modes in Evolved Stars -- Summary: Problems, Connections and Expectations | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Statistics , Physics , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2002-9783642561818:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Classification, Clustering, and Data Analysis Recent Advances and Applications |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (508 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-56181-8 |
Contents: | I. Clustering and Discrimination -- Clustering -- Some Thoughts about Classification -- Partial Defuzzification of Fuzzy Clusters -- A New Clustering Approach, Based on the Estimation of the Probability Density Function, for Gene |
Expression Data -- Two-mode Partitioning: Review of Methods and Application of Tabu Search -- Dynamical Clustering of Interval Data Optimization of an Adequacy Criterion Based on Hausdorff Distance -- Removing Separation Conditions in | |
a 1 against 3-Components Gaussian Mixture Problem -- Obtaining Partitions of a Set of Hard or Fuzzy Partitions -- Clustering for Prototype Selection using Singular Value Decomposition -- Clustering in High-dimensional Data Spaces -- | |
Quantization of Models: Local Approach and Asymptotically Optimal Partitions -- The Performance of an Autonomous Clustering Technique -- Cluster Analysis with Restricted Random Walks -- Missing Data in Hierarchical Classification of | |
Variables — a Simulation Study -- Cluster Validation -- Representation and Evaluation of Partitions -- Assessing the Number of Clusters of the Latent Class Model. -- Validation of Very Large Data Sets Clustering by Means of a | |
Nonparametric Linear Criterion -- Discrimination -- Effect of Feature Selection on Bagging Classifiers Based on Kernel Density Estimators -- Biplot Methodology for Discriminant Analysis Based upon Robust Methods and Principal Curves -- | |
Bagging Combined Classifiers -- Application of Bayesian Decision Theory to Constrained Classification Networks -- II. Multivariate Data Analysis and Statistics -- Multivariate Data Analysis -- Quotient Dissimilarities, Euclidean | |
Embeddability, and Huygens’ Weak Principle -- Conjoint Analysis and Stimulus Presentation — a Comparison of Alternative Methods -- Grade Correspondence-cluster Analysis Applied to Separate Components of Reversely Regular Mixtures -- | |
Obtaining Reducts with a Genetic Algorithm -- A Projection Algorithm for Regression with Collinearity -- Confronting Data Analysis with Constructivist Philosophy -- Statistical Methods -- Maximum Likelihood Clustering with Outliers -- | |
An Improved Method for Estimating the Modes of the Probability Density Function and the Number of Classes for PDF-based Clustering -- Maximization of Measure of Allowable Sample Sizes Region in Stratified Sampling -- On Estimation of | |
Population Averages on the Basis of Cluster Sample -- Symbolic Data Analysis -- Symbolic Regression Analysis -- Modelling Memory Requirement with Normal Symbolic Form -- Mixture Decomposition of Distributions by Copulas -- | |
Determination of the Number of Clusters for Symbolic Objects Described by Interval Variables -- Symbolic Data Analysis Approach to Clustering Large Datasets -- Symbolic Class Descriptions -- Consensus Trees and Phylogenetics -- A | |
Comparison of Alternative Methods for Detecting Reticulation Events in Phylogenetic Analysis -- Hierarchical Clustering of Multiple Decision Trees -- Multiple Consensus Trees -- A Family of Average Consensus Methods for Weighted Trees | |
-- Comparison of Four methods for Inferring Additive Trees from Incomplete Dissimilarity Matrices -- Quartet Trees as a Tool to Reconstruct Large Trees from Sequences -- Regression Trees -- Regression Trees for Longitudinal Data with | |
Time-dependent Covariates -- Tree-based Models in Statistics: Three Decades of Research -- Computationally Efficient Linear Regression Trees -- Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms -- A Clustering Based Procedure for Learning the | |
Hidden Unit Parameters in Elliptical Basis Function Networks -- Multi-layer Perceptron on Interval Data -- III. Applications -- Textual Analysis of Customer Statements for Quality Control and Help Desk Support -- AHP as Support for | |
Strategy Decision Making in Banking -- Bioinformatics and Classification: The Analysis of Genome Expression Data -- Glaucoma Diagnosis by Indirect Classifiers -- A Cluster Analysis of the Importance of Country and Sector on Company | |
Returns -- Problems of Classification in Investigative Psychology -- List of Reviewers | |
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Keywords: | Computer science , Mathematical statistics , Database management , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Probabilities , Statistics , Computer Science , Database Management , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Applications of Mathematics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Probability and Statistics in Computer Science , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance |
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Title: | Case Studies in Bayesian Statistics Volume V |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (436 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-0035-9 |
Contents: | Invited Papers -- School Choice in NY City: A Bayesian Analysis of an Imperfect Randomized Experiment -- Adaptive Bayesian Designs for Dose-Ranging Drug Trials -- Modeling the Impact of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Childhood |
Respiratory Illness -- Contributed Papers -- A Hierarchical Model for Estimating Distribution Profiles of Soil Texture -- Assessing the Homogeneity of Three Odds Ratios: A Case Study in Small-sample Inference -- Modeling Rates of Bone | |
Growth and Loss Using Order-Restricted Inference and Stochastic Change Points -- Estimating Genotype Probabilities in Complex Pedigrees -- Identifying Carriers of a Genetic Modifier Using Nonparametric Bayesian Methods -- Bayesian | |
Tools for EDA and Model Building: A Brainy Study -- Bayesian Protein Structure Prediction -- Bayesian Analysis of Sensory Inputs of a Mobile Robot -- Hidden Markov Models for Analysis of Biological Rhythm Data -- Using Prior Opinions | |
to Examine Sample Size in Two Clinical Trials -- Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461300359 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Statistics: 162 |
Keywords: | Statistics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Applications of Mathematics |
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Title: | Steiner Trees in Industry |
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Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (507 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-0255-1 |
Contents: | Steiner Minimum Trees in Uniform Orientation Metrics -- Genetic Algorithm Approaches to Solve Various Steiner Tree Problems -- Neural Network Approaches to Solve Various Steiner Tree Problems -- Steiner Tree Problems in VLSI Layout |
Designs -- Polyhedral Approaches for the Steiner Tree Problem on Graphs -- The Perfect Phylogeny Problem -- Approximation Algorithms for the Steiner Tree Problem in Graphs -- A Proposed Experiment on Soap Film Solutions of Planar | |
Euclidean Steiner Trees -- SteinLib: An Updated Library on Steiner Tree Problems in Graphs -- Steiner Tree Based Distributed Multicast Routing in Networks -- On Cost Allocation in Steiner Tree Networks -- Steiner Trees and the Dynamic | |
Quadratic Assignment Problem -- Polynomial Time Algorithms for the Rectilinear Steiner Tree Problem -- Minimum Networks for Separating and Surrounding Objects -- A First Level Scatter Search Implementation for Solving the Steiner Ring | |
Problem in Telecommunications Network Design -- The Rectilinear Steiner Tree Problem: A Tutorial | |
ISBN: | 9781461302551 |
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Series: | Combinatorial Optimization: 11 |
Keywords: | Computer science , Computer communication systems , Computers , Computer-aided engineering , Evolutionary biology , Electrical engineering , Computer Science , Computer Communication Networks , Computer-Aided Engineering (CAD, CAE) and Design , Electrical Engineering , Theory of Computation , Evolutionary Biology |
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Title: | Nonlinear Identification and Control A Neural Network Approach |
Author(s): |
G. P Liu |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (210 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4471-0345-5 |
Contents: | 1. Neural Networks -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Model of a Neuron -- 1.3 Architectures of Neural Networks -- 1.4 Various Neural Networks -- 1.5 Learning and Approximation -- 1.6 Applications of Neural Networks -- 1.7 Mathematical |
Preliminaries -- 1.8 Summary -- 2. Sequential Nonlinear Identification -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Variable Neural Networks -- 2.3 Dynamical System Modelling by Neural Networks -- 2.4 Stable Nonlinear Identification -- 2.5 Sequential | |
Nonlinear Identification -- 2.6 Sequential Identification of Multivariable Systems -- 2.7 An Example -- 2.8 Summary -- 3. Recursive Nonlinear Identification -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Nonlinear Modelling by VPBF Networks -- 3.3 | |
Structure Selection of Neural Networks -- 3.4 Recursive Learning of Neural Networks -- 3.5 Examples -- 3.6 Summary -- 4. Multiobjective Nonlinear Identification -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Multiobjective Modelling with Neural Networks | |
-- 4.3 Model Selection by Genetic Algorithms -- 4.4 Multiobjective Identification Algorithm -- 4.5 Examples -- 4.6 Summary -- 5. Wavelet Based Nonlinear Identification -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Wavelet Networks -- 5.3 Identification | |
Using Fixed Wavelet Networks -- 5.4 Identification Using Variable Wavelet Networks -- 5.5 Identification Using B-spline Wavelets -- 5.6 An Example -- 5.7 Summary -- 6. Nonlinear Adaptive Neural Control -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 | |
Adaptive Control -- 6.3 Adaptive Neural Control -- 6.4 Adaptation Algorithm with Variable Networks -- 6.5 Examples -- 6.6 Summary -- 7. Nonlinear Predictive Neural Control -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Predictive Control -- 7.3 Nonlinear | |
Neural Predictors -- 7.4 Predictive Neural Control -- 7.5 On-line Learning of Neural Predictors -- 7.6 Sequential Predictive Neural Control -- 7.7 An Example -- 7.8 Summary -- 8. Variable Structure Neural Control -- 8.1 Introduction -- | |
8.2 Variable Structure Control -- 8.3 Variable Structure Neural Control -- 8.4 Generalised Variable Structure Neural Control -- 8.5 Recursive Learning for Variable Structure Control -- 8.6 An Example -- 8.7 Summary -- 9. Neural Control | |
Application to Combustion Processes -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Model of Combustion Dynamics -- 9.3 Neural Network Based Mode Observer -- 9.4 Output Predictor and Controller -- 9.5 Active Control of a Simulated Combustor -- 9.6 Active | |
Control of an Experimental Combustor -- 9.7 Summary | |
ISBN: | 9781447103455 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Artificial intelligence , Dynamics , Ergodic theory , Complexity, Computational , Control engineering , Mathematics , Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory , Control , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Complexity |
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Title: | Recent Development of Aerodynamic Design Methodologies Inverse Design and Optimization |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (221 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-322-89952-1 |
Contents: | Multi Objective Aerodynamic Optimisation by Means of Robust and Efficient Genetic Algorithm -- Inverse Optimization Method for Aerodynamic Shape Design -- Subsonic Aerodynamic Design via Shape Optimization -- Parametric Airfoils and |
Wings -- Using Existing Flow-Field Analysis Codes for Inverse Design of Three-Dimensional Aerodynamic Shapes -- Numerical Methods for Inverse Solution in Aerodynamic Design of Turbomachinery -- Inverse Blade Design Based on Permeable | |
Wall Concept -- An Inverse Design Method for Wings Using Integral Equaitons and Its Recent Progress -- Application of Transonic Inverse Method to the Development of Aerospace Products -- Aerodynamic Design of Wing-Engine Configuration | |
under Effect of Jet Plume | |
ISBN: | 9783322899521 |
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Series: | Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM): 65 |
Keywords: | Engineering , Fluids , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Engineering , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics , Fluid- and Aerodynamics |
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Title: | Case Studies in Bayesian Statistics Volume IV |
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Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (430 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-1502-8 |
Contents: | Invited Papers -- Modeling Customer Survey Data -- Functional Connectivity in the Cortical Circuits Subserving Eye Movements -- Modeling Risk of Breast Cancer and Decisions about Genetic Testing -- The Bayesian Approach to Population |
Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic Modeling -- Contributed Papers -- Longitudinal Modeling of the Side Effects of Radiation Therapy -- Analysis of Hospital Quality Monitors using Hierarchical Time Series Models -- Spatio-Temporal | |
Hierarchical Models for Analyzing Atlanta Pediatric Asthma ER Visit Rates -- Validating Bayesian Prediction Models: a Case Study in Genetic Susceptibility to Breast Cancer -- Mixture Models in the Exploration of Structure-Activity | |
Relationships in Drug Design -- Population Models for Hematologic Data -- A Hierarchical Spatial Model for Constructing Wind Fields from Scatterometer Data in the Labrador Sea -- Redesigning a Network of Rainfall Stations -- Using PSA | |
to Detect Prostate Cancer Onset: An Application of Bayesian Retrospective and Prospective Changepoint Identification -- Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461215028 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Statistics: 140 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics |
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Title: | Traffic Control and Transport Planning A Fuzzy Sets and Neural Networks Approach |
Author(s): |
Dušan Teodorović |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (387 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-011-4403-2 |
Contents: | 1. Basic Definitions of The Fuzzy Sets Theory -- 1.1. The Concept of Fuzzy Sets -- 1.2. The Equality of Fuzzy Sets -- 1.3. Subsets of Fuzzy Sets -- 1.4. The Intersection of Fuzzy Sets -- 1.5. The Union of Fuzzy Sets -- 1.6. Fuzzy Set |
Height -- 1.7. Support of Fuzzy Set -- 1.8. The Scalar Cardinality of Fuzzy Set -- 1.9. Complement of Fuzzy Sets -- 1.10. Convex Fuzzy Sets -- 1.11. Linguistic Hedges -- 1.12. Fuzzy Sets as Points in Hypercubes -- 1.13. Fuzzy Relations | |
-- 1.14. Max-min Composition -- 1.15. Extension Principle -- 1.16. Alpha Cut -- 1.17. The Concept ot a Fuzzy Number -- 1.18. Adding Fuzzy Numbers -- 1.19. Subtracting Fuzzy Numbers -- 1.20. Multiplying and Dividing Fuzzy Numbers -- | |
1.21. Multiplying a Fuzzy Number by a Constant -- 1.22. Triangular and Trapezoidal Fuzzy Numbers -- 1.23. Kaufmann and Gupta’s Method for Comparing Fuzzy Numbers -- 1.24. The Basic Elements of Fuzzy Systems 56 1.24.1. Graphical | |
interpretation of fuzzy logic inference -- 2. Presentation of Fuzzy Models Developed in Transportation Applications -- 2.1. Vehicle Routing Model Based on the Rules of Fuzzy Arithmetic -- 2.2. Scheduling Algorithm for a Static | |
Dial-a-ride Problem Based on Fuzzy Arithmetic Rules -- 2.3. Fuzzy Multiple-attribute Decision Making: The Choice of the Best Alternative for Organizing Air Shuttle Service -- 2.4. Controlling an Isolated Signalized Intersection Using | |
Fuzzy Logic -- 2.5. A Fuzzy Traffic Control System on an Urban Expressway -- 2.6. Solving the Route-choice Problems in Urban Networks Using Fuzzy Logic -- 2.7. Modeling Route Choice with Advanced Traveler Information by Fuzzy Logic -- | |
2.8. Approximate Reasoning Route-choice Model on an Airline Network -- 2.9. A Fuzzy Logic Approach to the Vehicle Routing Problem when Demand at Nodes Is Uncertain -- 2.10. Air Traffic Flow Management Model Based on Fuzzy Logic -- | |
2.11. Controlling a Fleet in River Traffic Using Fuzzy Logic -- 2.12. A Fuzzy Logic Approach to the Aircrew Rostering Problem -- 2.13. A Fuzzy Logic Approach to the Vehicle Assignment Problem -- 3. A Fuzzy Mathematical Programming | |
Approach to Transportation -- 3.1. The Basic Premises of Fuzzy Mathematical Programming -- 3.2. Fuzzy Linear Programming -- 3.3. Solving a Fuzzy Linear Programming Problem when Constraint Coefficients Are Fuzzy -- 3.4. Solving a Fuzzy | |
Linear Programming Problem when Objective Function Coefficients Are Fuzzy -- 3.5. Solving a Fuzzy Linear Programming Problem when the Constraints Are Fuzzy -- 3.6. Airline Network Design by Fuzzy Linear Programming -- 3.7. Airline | |
Network Seat Inventory Control: a Fuzzy Mathematical Programming Approach -- 4. Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in Transportation -- 4.1. Basic Concepts of Artificial Neural Networks -- 4.2. Transportation Demand Forecasting | |
with Neural Network Models -- 4.3. Backpropagation Neural Network for Estimation of an Origin-destination Matrix -- 4.4. Backpropagation Neural Network for Estimating a Real-time Origin-destination Matrix from Traffic Counts -- 4.5. | |
Neural Network Approach to Transportation Network Improvement Problem -- 4.6. Routing and Scheduling Algorithm for the Dynamic Dial-a-ride Problem Based on Neural Networks -- 4.7. A Neural Network Approach to Mitigation of Vehicle | |
Schedule Disturbances -- 4.8. A Neural Network Approach to Vessel Dispatching Problem -- 5. Generating and Tuning The Fuzzy Logic Systems Developed in Transportation Applications -- 5.1. Membership Functions Design -- 5.2. Membership | |
Value Assignment Process Based on Intuition -- 5.3. Membership Value Assignment Process Based on Facts and Knowledge -- 5.4. Membership Value Assignments as a Combinatorial Optimization Problem -- 5.5. Method To Generate Fuzzy Rules | |
from Numerical and Linguistic Information -- 5.6. Simultaneous Design of Membership Functions and Fuzzy Rules from Numerical Information by Genetic Algorithms -- 5.7. An Application of Neurofuzzy Modeling: The Vehicle Assignment | |
Problem -- References | |
ISBN: | 9789401144032 |
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Series: | International Series in Intelligent Technologies: 13 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematical logic , Civil engineering , Regional economics , Spatial economics , Mathematics , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Civil Engineering , Regional/Spatial Science |
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Title: | MODA 5 — Advances in Model-Oriented Data Analysis and Experimental Design Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop in Marseilles, France, June 22–26, 1998 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (300 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-58988-1 |
Contents: | 1: Optimal Design -- 1 Optimum Chemical Balance Weighing Designs Under Equal Correlations of Errors -- 2 E-Optimal Designs for the Double Exponential Model -- 3 Comparison of Spectral and Hadamard Bounds for D-Optimality -- 4 |
Characteristic Polynomial Criteria in Optimal Experimental Design -- 5 MV-Optimization in Weighted Linear Regression -- 6 Analytical Theory of E-Optimal Designs for Polynomial Regression on a Segment -- 7 Optimal Designs for Models | |
with Ignored Heteroscedasticity -- 8 D-Optimal Designs for Weighted Polynomial Regression Without any Initial Terms -- 9 Selective Random Search for Optimal Experiment Designs -- 10 Asymptotic Upper Bounds for the Optimal Design Length | |
in Factor Screening Experiments -- 11 On the Equal Allocation Rules in Quantal Dose-Response Experiments -- 2: Parameter Estimation -- 12 On Sequential Estimation of Parameters for Linear Regression with Martingale Noise -- 13 Interval | |
Analysis for Guaranteed Nonlinear Parameter Estimation -- 14 A Numerical Study of Singularly Perturbed Markovian Systems -- 15 Breakdown Points of Estimators for Aspects of Linear Models -- 16 Approximate Densities of Two | |
Bias-Corrected Nonlinear LS Estimators -- 17 On Robust Estimation of a Correlation Coefficient and Correlation Matrix -- 3: Hypothesis Testing -- 18 Designing Experiments for Adaptively Fitted Models -- 19 Testing Genetic Parameters in | |
the Mixed Model of Triallel Analysis -- 20 Non-Parametric Search for Significant Variables of a Linear Model -- 21 Two-Stage Designs for Model Discrimination and Parameter Estimation -- 22 Determination of the Size of an Experiment -- | |
4: Foundations and Developments in Experimental Design -- 23 Multivariate Prediction: Selection of the Most Informative Components to Measure -- 24 The Generalized ?-Method in Taguchi Experiments -- 25 Some Statistical Properties of | |
Nested Block Designs -- 26 A New Interpretation of Design Measures -- 27 Risk Based Optimal Designs -- 28 Quality Improvement Through Mechanistic Models -- 5: The Teaching of Experimental Design -- 29 Teaching Experimental Design -- 30 | |
Discussion on “Teaching Experimental Design” -- List of Contributors | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Operations research , Decision making , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Probabilities , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Applications of Mathematics , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Operation Research/Decision Theory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1998-9781475728729:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | A Mathematical Theory of Design: Foundations, Algorithms and Applications |
Author(s): |
Dan Braha |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (682 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-2872-9 |
Contents: | One The Design Process: Properties, Paradigms and the Evolutionary Structure -- 1 Introduction and Overview -- 2 Design as Scientific Problem-Solving -- 3 Introductory Case Studies -- Two Formal Design Theory (FDT) -- 4 Representation |
of Design Artifacts -- 5 The Idealized Design Process -- 6 Modeling the Evolutionary Design Process -- 7 Guided Heuristics in Engineering Design -- 8 The Measurement of a Design Structural and Functional Complexity -- 9 Statistical | |
Analysis of the Time Complexity Measure -- Three Algorithmic and Heuristic Methods for Design Decision Support -- 10 Intelligent Advisory Tool for Design Decomposition -- 11 Physical Design of Printed Circuit Boards: Group Technology | |
Approach -- 12 Physical Design of Printed Circuit Boards: Genetic Algorithm Approach -- 13 Adaptive Learning for Successful Design -- 14 Maintaining Consistency in the Design Process -- 15 Constraint-Based Design of Faired Parametric | |
Curves -- 16 Creating a Consistent 3-D Virtual Last for Problems in the Shoe Industry -- Four Detailed Design Applications -- 17 Design of a Wormgear Reducer: A Case Study -- 18 Adaptive Learning for Successful Flexible Manufacturing | |
Cell Design: A Case Study -- 19 Maintaining Design Consistency: Examples -- 20 Cases in Evolutionary Design Processes -- Five Practical Considerations -- 21 Concluding Reflections -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781475728729 |
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Series: | Applied Optimization: 17 |
Keywords: | Engineering , Operations research , Decision making , Computers , Computer-aided engineering , System theory , Mechanical engineering , Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Computer-Aided Engineering (CAD, CAE) and Design , Theory of Computation , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Systems Theory, Control |
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Title: | Fuzzy Systems Modeling and Control |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (519 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-5505-6 |
Contents: | Introduction: The Real Contribution of Fuzzy Systems -- References -- Methodology of Fuzzy Control -- 1.1 Introduction: Why Fuzzy Control -- 1.2 How to Translate Fuzzy Rules into the Actual Control: General Idea -- 1.3 Membership |
Functions and Where They Come From -- 1.4 Fuzzy Logical Operations -- 1.5 Modeling Fuzzy Rule Bases -- 1.6 Inference From Several Fuzzy Rules -- 1.7 Defuzzification -- 1.8 The Basic Steps of Fuzzy Control: Summary -- 1.9 Tuning -- 1.10 | |
Methodologies of Fuzzy Control: Which Is The Best? -- References -- to Fuzzy Modeling -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Model -- 2.3 Sugeno-Kang Method -- 2.4 Sofia -- 2.5 Conclusion -- References -- Fuzzy Rule-Based | |
Models and Approximate Reasoning -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Linguistic Models -- 3.3 Inference with Fuzzy Models -- 3.4 Mamdani (Constructive) and Logical (Destructive) Models -- 3.5 Linguistic Models With Crisp Outputs -- 3.6 Multiple | |
Variable Linguistic Models -- 3.7 Takagi-Sugeno-Kang (TSK) Models -- 3.8 A General View of Fuzzy Systems Modeling -- 3.9 MICA Operators -- 3.10 Aggregation in Fuzzy Systems Modeling -- 3.11 Dynamic Fuzzy Systems Models -- 3.12 TSK | |
Models of Dynamic Systems -- 3.13 Conclusion -- References -- Fuzzy Rule Based Modeling as a Universal Approximation Tool -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Main Universal Approximation Results -- 4.3 Can We Guarantee That the Approximation | |
Function has the Desired Properties (Such as Smoothness, Simplicity, Stability of the Resulting Control, etc.)? -- 4.4 Auxiliary Approximation Results -- 4.5 How to Make the Approximation Results More Realistic -- 4.6 From All Fuzzy | |
Rule Based Modeling Methodologies That are Universal Appriximation Tools, Which Methodology Should We Choose? -- 4.7 A Natural Next Question: When Should We Choose Fuzzy Rule Based Modeling in the First Place? and When is, Say, Neural | |
Modeling Better? -- References -- Fuzzy and Linear Controllers -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Modal Equivalence Principle -- 5.3 Application to PI Controllers -- 5.4 Application to State Feedback Fuzzy Controllers -- 5.5 Equivalence for | |
Sugeno’s Controllers -- 5.6 Conclusion -- References -- Designs of Fuzzy Controllers -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Fuzzy Control Techniques -- 6.3 The FC as a Nonlinear Transfer Element -- 6.4 Heuristic Control and Model Based Control -- | |
6.5 Supervisory Control -- 6.6 Adaptive Control -- References -- Stability of Fuzzy Controllers -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Stability Conditions Based on Lyapunov Approach -- 7.3 Fuzzy Controller Design -- References -- Learning and | |
Tuning of Fuzzy Rules -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Learning Fuzzy Rules -- 8.3 Tuning Fuzzy Rules -- 8.4 Learning and Tuning Fuzzy Rules -- 8.5 Summary and Conclusion -- References -- Neurofuzzy Systems -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Synergy | |
of Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic -- 9.3 Fuzzy sets in the technology of neurocomputing -- 9.4 Hybrid Fuzzy Neural Computing Structures -- 9.5 Fuzzy Neurocomputing — a Fusion of Fuzzy and Neural Technology -- 9.6 Constructing Hybrid | |
Neurofuzzy Systems -- 9.7 Summary -- References -- Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Liquid Level Control Problem -- 10.3 Fuzzy Rule Development -- 10.4 Integrated System Architectures -- 10.5 FNN3 Training | |
Algorithm -- 10.6 Conclusions -- References -- Fuzzy Genetic Algorithms -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 What is a Genetic Algorithm? -- 11.3 Fuzzy Genetic Algorithms -- 11.4 Fuzzy Genetic Programming -- References -- Fuzzy Systems, | |
Viability Theory and Toll Sets -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Convexification Procedures -- 12.3 Toll Sets -- 12.4 Fuzzy or Toll Differential Inclusions -- References -- Chaos and Fuzzy Systems -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Preliminaries | |
-- 13.3 Dynamical Systems and Chaos -- 13.4 Information Content of Fuzzy Sets -- 13.5 Chaotic Mappings on (Dn, d?) -- 13.6 r-Fuzzification. -- 13.7 Chaos and Fuzzification -- 13.8 Nondegenerate Periodicities and Chaos -- 13.9 Examples | |
of Fuzzy Chaos -- 13.10 Conclusion -- 13.11 Appendix -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781461555056 |
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Series: | The Springer Handbook Series on Fuzzy Sets: 2 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Operations research , Decision making , Artificial intelligence , Mathematical logic , Discrete mathematics , Mechanical engineering , Electrical engineering , Mathematics , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Discrete Mathematics , Electrical Engineering , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Mechanical Engineering , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1998-9781461554738:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Uncertainty Analysis in Engineering and Sciences: Fuzzy Logic, Statistics, and Neural Network Approach |
Author(s): |
Bilal M Ayyub |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (371 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-5473-8 |
Contents: | 1. The Role of Constrained Fuzzy Arithmetic in Engineering -- 2. General Perspective on the Formalization of Uncertain Knowledge -- 3. Distributional Representations of Random Interval Measurements -- 4. A Fuzzy Morphology: a Logical |
Approach -- 5. Reliability Analysis with Fuzziness and Randomness -- 6. Fuzzy Signal Detection with Multiple Waveform Features -- 7. Uncertainty Modeling of Normal Vibrations -- 8. Modeling and Implementation of Fuzzy Time Point | |
Reasoning in Microprocessor Systems -- 9. Model Learning with Bayesian Networks for Target Recognition -- 10. System Life Cycle Optimization Under Uncertainty -- 11. Valuation-Based Systems for Pavement Management Decision Making -- | |
12. Hybrid Least-Square Regression Analysis -- 13. Linear Regression with Random Fuzzy Numbers -- 14. Neural Net Solutions to Systems of Fuzzy Linear Equations -- 15. Fuzzy Logic: A Case Study in Performance Measurement -- 16. Fuzzy | |
Genetic Algorithm Based Approach to Machine Learning Under Uncertainty -- 17. Recurrent Neuro-Fuzzy Models of Complex Systems -- 18. Adaptive Fuzzy Systems with Sinusoidal Membership Functions -- 19. A Computational Method for Fuzzy | |
Optimization -- 20. Interaction of Fuzzy Knowledge Granules for Conjunctive Logic -- 21. Fuzzy Decision Processes with Expected Fuzzy Rewards -- 22. On the Computability of Possibilistic Reliability -- 23. Distributed Reasoning with | |
Uncertain Data -- 24. A Fresh Perspective on Uncertainty Modeling: Uncertainty vs. Uncertainty Modeling -- About the Editors | |
ISBN: | 9781461554738 |
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Series: | International Series in Intelligent Technologies: 11 |
Keywords: | Computer science , Operations research , Decision making , Artificial intelligence , Mathematical logic , Calculus of variations , Computer Science , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Optimization , Operation Research/Decision Theory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1997-9789401155847:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Computational Electromagnetics and Its Applications |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (320 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-011-5584-7 |
Contents: | Keynote Presentation -- Overview of EM Research in the Electromagnetic Research Branch at the Langley Research Center -- Antenna Optimization Using the Genetic Algorithm -- Electromagnetic Analysis for Microwave Applications -- CEM |
for Radar Cross Section Application -- Reduced-Order Electromagnetic Modeling for Design-Driven Simulations of Complex Integrated Electronic Systems -- The True Origin of Spurious Solutions and Their Avoidance by the Least-Squares | |
Finite Element Method -- A Note on the Use of Divergence Boundary Conditions in CEM -- Characteristic-Based Methods in Computational Electromagnetics -- Parallel Hierarchical Solvers and Preconditioners for Boundary Element Methods -- | |
Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) Computational Electrodynamics Simulations of Microlaser Cavities in One and Two Spatial Dimensions -- Large Hybrid Finite Element Methods for Electromagnetics -- Panel Discussion Summary and | |
Recommendations -- List of Attendees | |
ISBN: | 9789401155847 |
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Series: | ICASE/LaRC Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering: 5 |
Keywords: | Engineering , Computer science , Computer graphics , Electrical engineering , Microwaves , Optical engineering , Electronics , Microelectronics , Engineering , Electronics and Microelectronics, Instrumentation , Electrical Engineering , Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering , Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science , Computer Graphics |
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Title: | Bayesian Heuristic Approach to Discrete and Global Optimization Algorithms, Visualization, Software, and Applications |
Author(s): |
Jonas Mockus |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (397 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-2627-5 |
Contents: | I Bayesian Approach -- 1 Different Approaches to Numerical Techniques and Different Ways of Regarding Heuristics: Possibilities and Limitations -- 2 Information-Based Complexity (IBC) and the Bayesian Heuristic Approach -- 3 |
Mathematical Justification of the Bayesian Heuristics Approach -- II Global Optimization -- 4 Bayesian Approach to Continuous Global and Stochastic Optimization -- 5 Examples of Continuous Optimization -- 6 Long-Memory Processes and | |
Exchange Rate Forecasting -- 7 Optimization Problems in Simple Competitive Model -- III Networks Optimization -- 8 Application of Global Line-Search in the Optimization of Networks -- 9 Solving Differential Equations by Event- Driven | |
Techniques for Parameter Optimization -- 10 Optimization in Neural Networks -- IV Discrete Optimization -- 11 Bayesian Approach to Discrete Optimization -- 12 Examples of Discrete Optimization -- 13 Application of BHA to Mixed Integer | |
Nonlinear Programming (MINLP) -- V Batch Process Scheduling -- 14 Batch/Semi-Continuous Process Scheduling Using MRP Heuristics -- 15 Batch Process Scheduling Using Simulated Annealing -- 16 Genetic Algorithms for BATCH Process | |
Scheduling Using BHA and MILP Formulation -- VI Software for Global Optimization -- 17 Introduction to Global Optimization Software (GM) -- 18 Portable Fortran Library for Continuous Global Optimization -- 19 Software for Continuous | |
Global Optimization Using Unix C++ -- 20 Examples of Unix C++ Software Applications -- VII Visualization -- 21 Dynamic Visualization in Modeling and Optimization of Ill Defined Problems: Case Studies and Generalizations -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781475726275 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematical optimization , Combinatorics , Statistics , Mathematics , Combinatorics , Optimization , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Applications of Mathematics |
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Title: | Intelligent Hybrid Systems Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, and Genetic Algorithms |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (354 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-6191-0 |
Contents: | 1: Basic Principles and Methodologies -- 1 Introduction to Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, and Genetic Algorithms -- 2 A Fuzzy Neural Network for Approximate Fuzzy Reasoning -- 3 Novel Neural Algorithms for Solving Fuzzy Relation |
Equations -- 4 Methods for Simplification of Fuzzy Models -- 5 A New Approach of Neurofuzzy Learning Algorithm -- 2: Data Analysis and Information Systems -- 6 Neural Networks in Intelligent Data Analysis -- 7 Data-Driven | |
Identification of Key Variables -- 8 Applications of Intelligent Techniques in Process Analysis -- 9 Neurofuzzy-Chaos Engineering for Building Intelligent Adaptive Information Systems -- 10 A Sequential Training Strategy for Locally | |
Recurrent Neural Networks -- 3: Nonlinear Systems and System Identification -- 11 Adaptive Genetic Programming for System Identification -- 12 Nonlinear System Identification with Neurofuzzy Methods -- 13 A Genetic Algorithm for | |
Mixed-Integer Optimisation in Power and Water System Design and Control -- 14 Soft Computing Based Signal Prediction, Restoration, and Filtering | |
ISBN: | 9781461561910 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Artificial intelligence , Mathematical logic , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Mathematics , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) |
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Title: | Advances in Nuclear Science and Technology |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (281 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/b100168 |
Contents: | Childhood Leukaemia and Radiation: The Sellafield Judgment -- Reactor Dynamics from Monte Carlo Calculations -- Notes on a Simplified Tour: From the Fourier to the Wavelet Transform -- Genetic Algorithms for Incore Fuel Management and |
Other Recent Developments in Optimisation -- The Computerization of Nuclear Power Plant Control Rooms -- Consequences of Chernobyl a View Ten Years on -- Dynamic Reliability | |
ISBN: | 9780306478123 |
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Series: | Advances in Nuclear Science & Technology: 25 |
Keywords: | Engineering , Physics , Nuclear physics , Heavy ions , Hadrons , Nuclear engineering , Engineering , Nuclear Engineering , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons |
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Title: | Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., 1993 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (414 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-8729-7 |
Contents: | Tutorial -- An Introduction to Model Selection Using Probability Theory as Logic -- Bayesian Hyperparameters -- Hyperparameters: Optimize, or Integrate Out? -- What Bayes has to Say about the Evidence Procedure -- Reconciling Bayesian |
and Non-Bayesian Analysis -- Bayesian Robustness -- Bayesian Robustness: A New Look from Geometry -- Local Posterior Robustness with Parametric Priors: Maximum and Average Sensitivity -- Clustering -- Tree-Structured Clustering via the | |
Minimum Cross Entropy Principle -- Inverse Problems -- A Scale-Invariant Bayesian Method to Solve Linear Inverse Problems -- Maximum Entropy Signal Transmission -- Quantum Probability Theory -- Maximum Quantum Entropy for Classical | |
Density Functions -- Smoothing in Maximum Quantum Entropy -- Density Estimation by Maximum Quantum Entropy -- Philosophy -- Belief and Desire -- Computational Issues -- A Bayesian Genetic Algorithm for Calculating Maximum Entropy | |
Distributions -- A Mathematica™ Package for Symbolic Bayesian Calculations -- A Multicriterion Evaluation of the Memsys5 Program for PET -- Parallel Maximum Entropy Reconstruction of PET Images -- Applications -- Bayesian Non-Linear | |
Modeling for the Prediction Competition -- Bayesian Modeling and Classification of Neural Signals -- Estimators for the Cauchy Distribution -- Probability Theory and Multiexponential Signals: How Accurately Can the Parameters be | |
Determined? -- Pixon-Based Image Reconstruction -- Super-Resolved Surface Reconstruction from Multiple Images -- Bayesian Analysis of Linear Phased-Array Radar -- Neural Network Image Deconvolution -- Bayesian Resolution of Closely | |
Spaced Objects -- Ultrasonic Image Improvement through the Use of Bayesian Priors Which are Based on Adjacent Scanned Traces -- Application of Maxent to Inverse Photoemission Spectroscopy -- An Entropy Estimator Algorithm and | |
Telecommunications Applications -- A Common Bayesian Approach to Multiuser Detection and Channel Equalization -- Thermostatics in Financial Economics -- Lessons from the New Evidence Scholarship -- How Good are a Set of Probability | |
Predictions? The Expected Recommendation Loss (ERL) Scoring Rule | |
ISBN: | 9789401587297 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 62 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Radiology , Artificial intelligence , Probabilities , Physics , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Physics, general , Statistics, general , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Imaging / Radiology , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) |
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Title: | Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., 1995 Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Workshop on Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (458 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-011-5430-7 |
Contents: | Reconstruction of the Probability Density Function Implicit in Option Prices from Incomplete and Noisy Data -- Model Selection and Parameter Estimation for Exponential Signals -- Hierarchical Bayesian Time-Series Models -- Bayesian |
time Series: Models and Computations for the Analysis of time Series in the Physical Sciences -- Maxent, Mathematics, and Information Theory -- Bayesian Estimation of the von Mises Concentration Parameter -- A Characterization of the | |
Dirichlet Distribution with Application to Learning Bayesian Networks -- The Bootstrap is Inconsistent with Probability Theory -- Data-Driven Priors for Hyperparameters in Regularization -- Mixture Modeling to Incorporate Meaningful | |
Constraints Into Learning -- Maximum Entropy (Maxent) Method in Expert Systems and Intelligent Control: new Possibilities and Limitations -- The De Finetti Transform -- Continuum Models for Bayesian Image Matching -- Mechanical Models | |
as Priors in Bayesian Tomographic Recontruction -- The Bayes Inference Engine -- A Full Bayesian Approach for Inverse Problem -- Pixon-Based Multiresolution Image Reconstruction and Quantification of Image Information Content -- | |
Bayesian Multimodal Evidence Computation by Adaptive Tempering Mcmc -- Bayesian Inference and the Analytic Continuation of Imaginary-Time Quantum Monte Carlo Data -- Spectral Properties from Quantum Monte Carlo Data: a Consistent | |
Approach -- An Application of Maximum Entropy Method to Dynamical Correlation Functions at Zero Temperature -- Chebyshev Moment Problems: Maximum Entropy and Kernel Polynomial Methods -- Cluster Expansions and Iterative Scaling for | |
Maximum- Entropy Language Models -- A Maxent Tomography Method for Estimating fish Densities in a Commercial Fishery -- Toward Optimal Observer Performance of Detection and Discrimination Tasks on Reconstructions from Sparse Data -- | |
Entropies for Dissipative Fluids and Magnetofluids Without Discretization -- On the Importance of a Marginalization in Maximum Entropy -- Quantum Mechanics as an Exotic Probability Theory -- Bayesian Parameter Estimation of | |
Nuclear-Fusion Confinement time Scaling Laws -- Hierarchical Segmentation of Range and Color Images Based on Bayesian Decision Theory -- Priors on Measures -- Determining Whether two Data Sets are from the Same Distribution -- Occam’s | |
Razor for Parametric Families and Priors on the Space of Distributions -- Skin and Maximum Entropy: a Hidden Complicity? -- Predicting the Accuracy of Bayes Classifiers -- Maximum Entropy Analysis of Genetic Algorithms -- Data Fusion | |
in the field of non Destructive Testing -- Dual Statistical Mechanical Theory for Unsupervised and Supervised Learning -- Complex Sinusoid Analysis by Bayesian Deconvolution of the Discrete Fourier Transform -- Statistical Mechanics of | |
Choice -- Rational Neural Models Based on Information Theory -- A new Entropy Measure with the Explicit Notion of Complexity -- Maximum Entropy States and Coherent Structures in Magnetohydrodynamics -- A Lognormal State of Knowledge -- | |
Pixon-Based Multiresolution Image Reconstruction for Yohkoh’S Hard X-Ray Telescope -- Bayesian Methods for Interpreting Plutonium Urinalysis Data -- The Information Content of Sonar Echoes -- Objective Prior for Cosmological Parameters | |
-- Meal Estimation: Acceptable-Likelihood Extensions of Maxent -- On Curve Fitting with Two-Dimensional Uncertainties -- Bayesian Inference in Search for the in Vivo T2 Decay-Rate Distribution in Human Brain -- Bayesian Comparison of | |
fit Parameters: Application to Time-Resolved X-Ray Spectroscopy -- Edge Entropy and Visual Complexity -- Maximum Entropy Tomography -- Bayesian Regularization of Some Seismic Operators -- Multimodality Bayesian Algorithm for Image | |
Reconstruction in Positron Emission Tomography -- Evidence Integrals | |
ISBN: | 9789401154307 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 79 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Probabilities , Physics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Statistics , Electrical engineering , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Physics, general , Statistics, general , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Electrical Engineering |
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Title: | Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods Cambridge, England, 1994 Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Workshop on Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (323 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-0107-0 |
Contents: | Applications -- Flow and diffusion images from Bayesian spectral analysis of motion-encoded NMR data -- Bayesian estimation of MR images from incomplete raw data -- Quantified maximum entropy and biological EPR spectra -- The vital |
importance of prior information for the decomposition of ion scattering spectroscopy data -- Bayesian consideration of the tomography problem -- Using MaxEnt to determine nuclear level densities -- A fresh look at model selection in | |
inverse scattering -- The maximum entropy method in small-angle scattering -- Maximum entropy multi-resolution EM tomography by adaptive subdivision -- High resolution image construction from IRAS survey — parallelization and artifact | |
suppression -- Maximum entropy performance analysis of spread-spectrum multiple-access communications -- Noise analysis in optical fibre sensing: A study using the maximum entropy method -- Algorithms -- AutoClass — a Bayesian approach | |
to classification -- Evolution reviews of BayesCalc, a MATHEMATICA package for doing Bayesian calculations -- Bayesian inference for basis function selection in nonlinear system identification using genetic algorithms -- The meaning of | |
the word “Probability” -- The hard truth -- Are the samples doped — If so, how much? -- Confidence intervals from one observation -- Hypothesis refinement -- Bayesian density estimation -- Scale-invariant Markov models for Bayesian | |
inversion of linear inverse problems -- Foundations: Indifference, independence and MaxEnt -- The maximum entropy on the mean method, noise and sensitivity -- The maximum entropy algorithm applied to the two-dimensional random packing | |
problem -- Neural Networks -- Bayesian comparison of models for images -- Interpolation models with multiple hyperparameters -- Density networks and their application to protein modelling -- The cluster expansion: A hierarchical | |
density model -- The partitioned mixture distribution: Multiple overlapping density models -- Physics -- Generating functional for the BBGKY hierarchy and the N-identical-body problem -- Entropies for continua: Fluids and magnetofluids | |
-- A logical foundation for real thermodynamics | |
ISBN: | 9789400901070 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 70 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Analytical chemistry , Probabilities , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Analytical Chemistry , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien |
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Title: | State of the Art in Global Optimization Computational Methods and Applications |
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Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (654 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-3437-8 |
Contents: | Lagrange Duality in Partly Convex Programming -- Global Optimization using Hyperbolic Cross Points -- Global Minimization of Separable Concave Functions under Linear Constraints with Totally Unimodular Matrices -- On Existence of |
Robust Minimizers -- A Branch and Bound Algorithm for the Quadratic Assignment Problem using a Lower Bound Based on Linear Programming -- Dynamic Matrix Factorization Methods for using Formulations Derived from Higher Order Lifting | |
Techniques in the Solution of the Quadratic Assignment Problem -- Conical Coercivity Conditions and Global Minimization on Cones. An Existence Result -- The use of Ordinary Differential Equations in Quadratic Maximization with Integer | |
Constraints -- Adaptive Control via Non-Convex Optimization -- A Decomposition-Based Global Optimization Approach for Solving Bilevel Linear and Quadratic Problems -- Generalized TRUST Algorithms for Global Optimization -- Test Results | |
for an Interval Branch and Bound Algorithm for Equality-Constrained Optimization -- Equivalent Methods for Global Optimization -- A C++ Class Library for Interval Arithmetic in Global Optimization -- On the Convergence of Localisation | |
Search -- Stochastic Approximation with Smoothing for Optimization of an Adaptive Recursive Filter -- The Grouping Genetic Algorithm -- Accelerating Convergence of Branch-and-Bound Algorithms for Quadratically Constrained Optimization | |
Problems -- Distributed Decomposition-Based Approaches in Global Optimization -- A Finite Algorithm for Global Minimization of Separable Concave Programs -- A Pseudo ?-Approximate Algorithm for Feedback Vertex Set -- Iterative | |
Topographical Global Optimization -- Global Optimization for the Chemical and Phase Equilibrium Problem using Interval Analysis -- Nonconvex Global Optimization of the Separable Resource Allocation Problem with Continuous Variables -- | |
A. D.C. Approach to the Largest Empty Sphere Problem in Higher Dimension -- A General D.C. Approach to Location Problems -- Global Optimization by Parallel Constrained Biased Random Search -- Global Optimization Problems in Computer | |
Vision -- An Application of Optimization to the Problem of Climate Change -- Dynamic Visualization in Modelling and Optimization of Ill Defined Problems -- A New Global Optimization Algorithm for Batch Process Scheduling -- | |
Nonconvexity and Descent in Nonlinear Programming -- Global Optimization of Chemical Processes using Stochastic Algorithms -- Logic-Based Outer-Approximation and Benders Decomposition Algorithms for the Synthesis of Process Networks -- | |
Combinatorially Accelerated Branch-and-Bound Method for Solving the MIP Model of Process Network Synthesis -- Discrete Optimization using String Encodings for the Synthesis of Complete Chemical Processes | |
ISBN: | 9781461334378 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Chemical engineering , System theory , Mathematical models , Engineering , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Engineering, general , Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering , Systems Theory, Control |
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Title: | Biological Effects of Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields |
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Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (244 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/b102490 |
Contents: | Magnetic Nerve Stimulation and Effects of Magnetic Fields on Biological, Physical and Chemical Processes -- Biological Interaction of Extremely-Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields -- The Effects of ELF on Chemical Reaction Rates in |
Biological Systems -- A Growing Scientific Consensus on The Cell and Molecular Biology Mediating -- Physical Mechanisms for Biological Effects of Low Field Intensity ELF Magnetic Fields -- Electromagnetic Fields and Cellular Systems -- | |
Effects of Electromagnetic Fields On K+(Rb+) Uptake by HeLa Cells -- Effects of Exposure to a 50 Hz Magnetic Field on Melatonin in Rats -- Investigation of Exposure to Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Magnetic and Electric Fields -- | |
Millimeter-Resolution Dosimetry for EM Fields from Mobile Telephones and Power Lines -- Cylindrical Model for Neural Stimulation with Magnetic Fields -- The Application of Electromagnetic Energy to The Treatment of Neurological and | |
Psychiatric Diseases -- Genetic Analysis of Iron Biomineralization -- Effects of Static Magnetic Fields on Erythrocyte Rheology -- Public Health on Electromagnetic Fields and Magnetic Shield of Linearmotorcar EDS Maglev -- Recent | |
Biological Studies Relevant to Carcinogenesis | |
ISBN: | 9780585316611 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Biophysics , Biological physics , Medical physics , Radiation , Electrical engineering , Biomedical engineering , Optical materials , Electronic materials , Physics , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Medical and Radiation Physics , Biomedical Engineering , Electrical Engineering , Optical and Electronic Materials |
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Title: | Advanced Technology for Design and Fabrication of Composite Materials and Structures Applications to the Automotive, Marine, Aerospace and Construction Industry |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1995 |
Size: | 1 online resource (438 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-8563-7 |
Contents: | Session I: Curing, Bonding and Modelling -- Towards decision making in knowledge-based systems for composite cure -- Adhesive bonding in construction technology -- Nonlinear fracture mechanics models for fibre reinforced materials -- |
Session II: Composite Fabrication Technology -- Modelling three-dimensional composites -- Design-fabrication-performance relationship of advanced textile structural composites -- Modelling of filament winding technology -- Session III: | |
Structural Behavior of Composites -- Material anisotropy and work strain characterized by stationary values of strain energy density function -- Constitutive laws for fibre reinforced ceramics -- On the fiber-governed bimodular | |
constitutive models -- Genetic algorithms for the design of composite panels -- Session IV: Composite Beams and Plates -- On computational strategies for composite laminates -- Some aspects in the structural modelling of composite | |
laminates -- Transverse cracking in laminated composites -- Some global aspects of fibre reinforcement efficiency in concrete -- Failure behavior and structural design of concrete members reinforced with continuous fiber reinforcing | |
materials -- Session V: Interfaces and Fracture -- Interface structure analysis and fracture behaviour of inorganic composites -- Advanced fibre composites with engineered interfaces -- Interface property tailoring for pseudo | |
strain-hardening cementitious composites -- Session VI: Damage and Fracture -- Experimental determination of the fractal dimension of disordered fracture surfaces -- Damage characterization, damage growth validation and repair | |
consideration of advanced aircraft composite structures -- Near tip measurement of environmental effects on opening and growth of cracks in particulate composites -- Fracture mechanics parameters influencing the mechanical properties | |
of concrete composites -- Session VII: Thermoplastic Composites -- Fundamental aspects in manufacturing of thermoplastic composite materials -- Economic manufacturing techniques for continuous fibrereinforced thermoplastics in aircraft | |
and automotive applications -- Forming techniques of advanced thermoplastic composite materials -- Session VIII: Joint, Airframe and Engine -- Bolted joint strength of graphite/epoxy laminates subjected to biaxial loading conditions -- | |
A parametric study of structural adhesive joints for aerospace applications -- Impact damage and residual strength of forward fuselage composite panel -- Application of metal matrix composites for supersonic aeroplane engines | |
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Series: | Engineering Applications of Fracture Mechanics : 14 |
Keywords: | Engineering , Automotive engineering , Civil engineering , Materials science , Engineering , Automotive Engineering , Characterization and Evaluation of Materials , Civil Engineering |
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Title: | Computer-Aided Transit Scheduling Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Computer-Aided Scheduling of Public Transport |
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Date: | 1995 |
Size: | 1 online resource (374 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-57762-8 |
Contents: | Part: Network Planning -- Line Network Planning -- On Fair Zone Designs in Public Transportation -- Transfer Optimization in Public Transport -- Practical Experiences in Schedule Synchronization -- Transit Route Design Using |
Scheduling and Multiobjective Programming Techniques -- Part: Vehicle Scheduling -- Vehicle Scheduling for Public Mass Transit — An Overview -- Bus Scheduling with Trip Coordination and Complex Constraints -- Minimum Cost Vehicle | |
Scheduling with Different Types of Transit Vehicles -- Vehicle Scheduling Problem with Multiple Type of Vehicles and a Single Depot -- Vehicle Scheduling with Time Constraint -- An Exact Algorithm for Combining Vehicle Trips -- Part: | |
Crew Scheduling -- Bus Driver Scheduling — An Overview -- Network Models, Lagrangean Relaxation and Subgradients Bundle Approach in Crew Scheduling Problems -- Greedy Genetic Algorithms, Optimizing Mutations and Bus Driver Scheduling | |
-- Enriching Rules in a Driver Duty Estimator -- Part: Workforce Planning -- Public Transport Workforce Sizing Recognizing the Service Reliability Objective -- A New Approach for the Crew Rostering Problem -- Part: Monitoring and | |
Operational Control -- Real-Time Computer Aided Adaptive Control in Public Transport from the Point of View of Schedule Reliability -- Real-Time Dispatching of Public Transit Operations with and without Bus Location Information -- | |
Part: The Use of Computer-Aided Systems and Practical Experiences -- Integrated Data Processing for Public Transport in Hamburg -- Train Scheduling — Migration of Manual Methods to Scalable Computer Platforms -- Recent Developments of | |
HOT II -- Results Obtained with Crew-Opt: A Column Generation Method for Transit Crew Scheduling -- Modelling the Scheduling of Train Drivers -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 | |
ISBN: | 9783642577628 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems: 430 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Operations research , Decision making , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Automotive engineering , Economic policy , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Operation Research/Decision Theory , R & D/Technology Policy , Automotive Engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1994-9783642850950:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Discrete Structural Optimization IUTAM Symposium Zakopane, Poland August 31 – September 3, 1993 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (249 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-85095-0 |
Contents: | Optimal Damping of Beams and Plates by Genetic Algorithms -- Optimization by the Voting Method of Structures Formed of Planar Constitutive Parts -- Neuro-Optimizer, Its Application to Discrete Structural Optimization -- Genetic |
Algorithms in Topological Design of Grillage Structures -- Optimization of a Linear Objective Function with Logical Constraints -- On Optimal Structural Segmentation Problem -- Application of Discrete Optimization Techniques to Optimal | |
Composite Structures -- A Random Search Approach to Multicriterion Discrete Optimization -- Optimal Arrangement of Ribs in Rib Reinforced Plates and Shells -- Application of the Expert System for Discrete Optimization of Space Truss -- | |
Discrete Structural Optimization Based on Multipoint Explicit Approximations -- Optimization of Perturbation Parameters for Forced Vibration Stress Levels of Turbomachinery Blade Assemblies -- New Discretized Optimality Criteria | |
Methods – State of the Art -- Discretized Methods for Topology Optimization -- Homology Design of Flexible Structure by the Finite Element Method -- Optimization of Structure and Development of Production System -- Support Number and | |
Allocation for Optimum Structure -- Sensor Allocation for State and Parameter Estimation of Distributed Systems -- Optimal Location of Piezoelectric Actuators -- Optimal Discrete Design of Elastoplastic Structures -- Multicriterion | |
Discrete Optimization of Space Trusses with Serviceability Constraints -- Symbolic Computations Approach in Controlled Enumeration Methods Applied to Discrete Optimization -- General P-A Method in Discrete Optimization of Frames -- A | |
More General Optimization Problem for Uniquely Decodable Codes | |
ISBN: | 9783642850950 |
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Keywords: | Engineering , Mechanics , Mechanics, Applied , Civil engineering , Engineering , Theoretical and Applied Mechanics , Civil Engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1994-9783642850929:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Probabilistic Structural Mechanics: Advances in Structural Reliability Methods IUTAM Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, USA June 7–10,1993 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (610 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-85092-9 |
Contents: | Deriving Probability Models for Stress Analysis -- Fatigue Life Prediction of Structures -- Stochastic Boundary Element Methods: Computational Methodology and Applications -- Hysteretic Systems Subjected to Delta Correlated Input -- A |
New Second-Order Approximate Reliability Method Based on Hyper-Parabolic Failure Surfaces -- Fatigue Lifetime Prediction for Uncertain Systems -- Probabilistic Assessment of Composite and Smart Composite Structures -- Forecasting of | |
Supply Interruption Rate with Widespread Damage to the Water Supply Network -- Reliability of Silo Ring Under Lognormal Stochastic Pressure Using Stochastic Interpolation -- Improved Bounds on First-Passage Times for Scalar Gaussian | |
Processes -- Reliability Assessment via Log-Likelihood Maximization -- Reliability Analysis of Nonlinear 3-D Frames with PR Connections by SFEM -- Structural Reliability Optimization -- Response Functions and System Reliability of | |
Bridges -- A Survey of Probabilistic Service Life Prediction Methods for Structures -- Prediction Control of Structures by ARMA Modeling -- Reliability Analysis Methods for Linear Uncertain Dynamic Systems -- Improved Formula for Upper | |
Bound of Probability of Failure Based on Means and Variances -- Stochastic Simulation of Initiation and Early Growth of Small Cracks in Creep-Fatigue -- Study of Three Reliability Methods for Fatigue Crack Growth -- Reliability-Based | |
Tail Estimation -- Some Developments in Directional Simulation for Time Variant Structural Systems -- Empirical Limit State Modelling in Reliability Analysis -- Fatigue Specific Linearization Methods -- Stochastic Materials Design of | |
Fibrous Composite Laminates -- Manufacturing Requirements from a Probabilistic Design Analysis Approach to Optimizing for Robust Design -- Advances in Reliability Estimation of MDOF-Systems -- Grain Boundary Failure and Geometrical | |
Models of Creep Damage -- Reliability of Unidirectional Composites Using Genetic Algorithms -- Random Vibration of Structures Under Non-Gaussian Excitation -- Design Sensitivity Random Eigenvalue Problem in Dynamics and Buckling of | |
Structures -- A Probabilistic Model for the Accumulation of Fatigue Damage in Composite Laminates -- Analysis of Structural Control Robustness: Reliability Methods -- Probabilistic Structural Analyses of Ceramic Gas Turbine Components | |
-- Robust Structural System Design Using A System Reliability-Based Design Optimization Method -- Adaptive Importance Sampling (AIS)-Based System Reliability Sensitivity Analysis Method -- Time Dependent System Reliability Under | |
Cumulative Damage -- Reliability Against Fracture with Uncertain Crack Geometry -- Dynamic Snap-Through and Snap-Buckling of Shear-Deformable Panels in a Random Environment | |
ISBN: | 9783642850929 |
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Keywords: | Engineering , Mechanics , Mechanics, Applied , Civil engineering , Engineering , Theoretical and Applied Mechanics , Civil Engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1990-9789400925892:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Fundamentals of Mathematical Evolutionary Genetics |
Author(s): |
Yuri M Svirezhev |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (396 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-2589-2 |
Contents: | 1. Deterministic Models in Mathematical Genetics -- 1. Brief Outline of Microevolution Theory with Some Facts from Genetics -- 2. Basic Equations of Population Genetics -- 3. Simplest Population Models -- 4. Multiple Alleles -- 5. |
Sex-Limited and Sex-Linked Characters. Models Taking Account of Sex Distinctions -- 6. Populations With Deviations from Panmixia -- 7. Systems of Linked Populations. Migration -- 8. Population Dynamics in Changing Environment -- 9. | |
Multi-Locus Models -- 2. Stochastic Models of Mathematical Genetics -- 10. Diffusion Models of Population Genetics -- 11. Random Genetic Drift in the Narrow Sense -- 12. Properties of Single-Locus Models under Several Microevolutionary | |
Pressures -- 13. Random Genetic Drift in Subdivided Populations -- Conclusion -- Short Glossary of Genetic Terms | |
ISBN: | 9789400925892 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Its Applications, Soviet Series: 22 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Human genetics , Mathematical models , Statistics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Human Genetics , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering , Statistics, general |
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Title: | Reaction Centers of Photosynthetic Bacteria Feldafing-II-Meeting |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (469 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-61297-8 |
Contents: | I Native Reaction Centers: Structure and Spectroscopy -- Reaction Center from Wild Type Y Rhodobacter sphaeroides: Primary Structure of the L and M Subunits Carotenoid and Detergent Structures in the Three-Dimensional Crystals -- |
Probing Reaction Center Asymmetry Using Low Temperature Absorption Spectroscopy of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Reaction Centers Containing Bacteriopheophytin Anions -- Cytochrome Arrangement in Reaction Centers of Different Species of | |
Photosynthetic Bacteria -- Infrared Difference Spectroscopy of Electrochemically Generated Redox States in Bacterial Reaction Centers -- EPR and ENDOR Studies of the Oxidized Primary Donor in Single Crystals of Reaction Centers of | |
Rhodobacter sphaeroides R-26 -- ENDOR and TRIPLE Resonance Investigation of the Primary Donor Cation Radical P+865 in Single Crystals of Rhodobacter sphaeroides R-26 Reaction Centers -- Triplet State ADMR of Bacterial Reaction Centers | |
at Low Transition Frequencies -- Investigation of Quinone Reduction in Rhodopseudomonas viridis by FTIR Difference Spectroscopy and X-Ray Diffraction Analysis -- Steady-State and Time-Resolved FTIR Spectroscopy of Quinones in Bacterial | |
Reaction Centers -- II Native Reaction Centers: Electron Transfer Dynamics -- Spectral Hole Burning Studies of Photosystem II Reaction Centers: Excited State Structure, Charge Separation and Energy Transfer Dynamics -- Evidence for an | |
Inhomogeneous Distribution of Reaction Centers on the Timescale of the Primary Electron Transfer Events -- Analysis of Transient Absorption Data from Reaction Centers of Purple Bacteria -- Similarities of the Primary Charge Separation | |
Process in the Photosynthesis of Rhodobacter sphaeroides and Rhodopseudomonas viridis -- Picosecond Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Reaction Centers -- Electric Field Modulation of the Fluorescence Lineshape for | |
Photosynthetic Reaction Centers: A New Probe of the Primary Electron Transfer Mechanism -- One Step Electron Transfer to P+H? in Reaction Centers of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Derived from Dichroic Excitation Spectra of Electric Field | |
Modulated Fluorescence Yield -- Energy Transfer and Charge Separation Kinetics in the Reaction Center of Chloroflexus aurantiacus Studied by Picosecond Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy -- Biexponential Charge Separation and | |
Monoexponential Decay of P+H? in Reaction Centers of Chloroflexus aurantiacus -- Analog Effects of Low Temperature and Lipid Rigidity on the Distribution of Two Conformational States of the Reaction Centers -- III Modified Reaction | |
Centers: Effects of Mutagenic and Chemical Modifications -- Recent Advances in the Structure Analysis of RhodoPseudomonas viridis Reaction Center Mutants -- Genetic Coding Algorithms for Engineering Membrane Proteins -- EPR and ENDOR | |
Studies of the Oxidized Donor in Reaction Centers of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Strain R-26 and two Heterodimer Mutants in which Histidine M202 or LI73 was Replaced by Leucine -- Site-Directed Mutations Affecting Primary Photochemistry in | |
Reaction Centers: Effects of Dissymmetry in the Special Pair -- Electrostatic Effects on the Speed and Directionality of Electron Transfer in Bacterial Reaction Centers: The Special Role of Tyrosine M-208 -- The Role of Tyrosine M210 | |
in the Initial Charge Separation in the Reaction Center of Rhodobacter sphaeroides -- Site-Directed Mutagenesis of Threonine M222 and Tryptophan M252 in the Photosynthetic Reaction Center of Rhodobacter sphaeroides -- Influence of | |
Mutagenic Replacement of Tryptophan M250 on Electron Transfer Rates Involving Primary Quinone in Reaction Centers of Rhodobacter capsulatus -- Transmembrane Helix Exchanges Between Quasi-Symmetric Subunits of the Photosynthetic | |
Reaction Center -- Ground State and Femtosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy of a Mutant of Rhodobacter capsulatus which Lacks the Initial Electron Acceptor Bacteriopheophytin -- Preliminary Characterization of pAT-3, a Symmetry | |
Enhanced Reaction Center Mutant of Rhodobacter capsulatus -- Modified Bacterial Reaction Centers: 3. Chemically Modified Chromophores at Sites BA, BB and HA, HB -- Effect of Cofactor Structure on Control of Electron Transfer Rates at | |
the QA Site of the Reaction Center Protein -- IV Reaction Centers: Modelling of Structure/Function-Relationship -- Energy Transfer and Trapping in Spectrally Disordered Photosynthetic Membranes -- Multi-Step Electron Transfer in Rigid | |
Photosynthetic Models at Low Temperature: Requirements for Charge Separation and Spin-Polarized Radical Ion Pair Formation -- Electronic Couplings for Light Induced Charge Transfer in Covalently Bonded Donor-Acceptor Systems -- | |
Micro-Environmental Effects on Photosynthetic Chromophores -- Simulation of the Absorption and Circular Dichroism Spectra for the Primary Electron Donor in Reaction Centers of Purple Bacteria and Photosystem II -- On the Primary Charge | |
Separation in Bacterial Photosynthesis -- Multiple Excited States of Photosynthetic Reaction Centers -- Exciton Band Mixing in Rhodopseudomonas viridis -- An Extended Model for Electron Spin Polarization in Photosynthetic Bacteria -- | |
Can Electron Transfer be Influenced by Protein Dynamics: The Transfer from Cytochrome C to the Special Pair in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers -- Concluding Remarks -- Beyond Native Reaction Centers | |
ISBN: | 9783642612978 |
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Series: | Springer Series in Biophysics: 6 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Biochemistry , Microbiology , Plant science , Botany , Biophysics , Biological physics , Life Sciences , Biochemistry, general , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Plant Sciences , Microbiology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1990-9781461234388:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Developmental System At the Crossroads of System Theory, Computer Science, and Genetic Engineering |
Author(s): |
Stefan Węgrzyn |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (120 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-3438-8 |
Contents: | 1 Proem: The model -- 1.1 General -- 1.2 Introductory examples -- 1.3 General definition -- References -- 2 Synchronous developmental systems without feedback -- 2.1 Generating word and system development: analysis and synthesis -- |
2.2 Structural properties -- 2.3 Quantitative growth -- References -- 3 Synchronous developmental systems with feedback -- 3.1 General -- 3.2 Analysis and synthesis -- 3.3 Structural properties -- 3.4 Quantitative growth -- References | |
-- 4 Developmental systems with operating system -- 4.1 General -- 4.2 Sensitivity to external context -- 4.3 Sensitivity to internal context -- 4.4 Dwindling and regrowth -- 4.5 Multilevel development -- 4.6 On global operating | |
systems -- 4.7 Conclusion -- References -- Other Books by the Same Authors | |
ISBN: | 9781461234388 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Science , Cell biology , System theory , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Control engineering , Robotics , Mechatronics , Electrical engineering , Mathematics , Systems Theory, Control , Science, general , Electrical Engineering , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering , Control, Robotics, Mechatronics , Cell Biology |
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Title: | Maximum-Entropy and Bayesian Methods in Science and Engineering Volume 2: Applications |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1988 |
Size: | 1 online resource (440 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-010-9054-4 |
Contents: | Seti, Radon Transforms, and Optimization -- Inductive Inference by Neutral Networks -- On the Efficiency of a Class of Maximum Entropy Estimators -- Quantum Statistical Mechanics in Phase Space and the Classical Limit -- Superposition |
Effects in Differential Entropy and Kullback-Leibler Information -- Super Variational Principles -- Einstein’s Reversal of the Boltzmann Principle and Particle Statistics -- Classical Entropy of a Coherent Spin State: A Local Minimum | |
-- Least Maximum Entropy and Minimum Uncertainty Coherent States -- Maximum Entropy Spectroscopy — Dimes and Mesa -- Information and Entropy of Patterns in Genetic Switchs -- Maximum Entropy and the Phase Problem in Protein | |
Crystallography -- Contrast Transfer Function Correction in Electron Microscopy -- Climatically Induced Cyclic Variations in United States Crop Production: Implications in Economic and Social Science -- A Maximum Entropy Method for | |
Expert System Construction -- Stochastic Relaxation Methods for Image Restoration and Expert Systems -- Towards a Method of Correcting Bias Introduced By the Use of the Error Fitting Method in Conjunction with a Maximum Entropy | |
Processing Algorithm -- Making Maximum Entropy Computations Easier by Adding Extra Constraints (Extended Abstract) -- Image Restoration and Reconstruction Using Entropy as a Regularization Functional -- Application of Likelihood And | |
Entropy for Toeplitz Constrained Covariance Estimation -- The Concept of Epoch Entropy in Complex Systems -- A General Theory of Inhomogeneous Systems -- Maximum Entropy and Crack Geometry in Granitic Rocks -- Maximum Entropy Analysis | |
of Liquid Diffraction Data -- Random Array Beamforming -- Decision Making with Barely Any Information: The Role of Mixed Strategies -- Comparison of Bayesian and Dempster’s Rules In Evidence Combination | |
ISBN: | 9789401090544 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 31-32 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Probabilities , Physics , Statistics , Electrical engineering , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistics, general , Signal, Image and Speech Processing , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Electrical Engineering |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1987-9781461573791:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Majorization and the Lorenz Order: A Brief Introduction |
Author(s): |
Barry C Arnold |
Date: | 1987 |
Size: | 1 online resource (122 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-7379-1 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- 2 Majorization in IR -- Exercises -- 3 The Lorenz order in the space of distribution functions -- Exercises -- 4 Transformations and their effects -- Exercises -- 5 Multivariate and stochastic majorization -- 1 |
Multivariate majorization -- 2 Stochastic majorization -- Exercises -- 6 Some related orderings -- 1 Star ordering -- 2 Stochastic dominance -- Exercises -- 7 Some applications -- 1 A geometric inequality of Cesaro -- 2 Matrices with | |
prescribed characteristic roots -- 3 Variability of sample medians and means -- 4 Reliability -- 5 Genetic selection -- 6 Large interactions -- 7 Unbiased tests -- 8 Summation modulo m -- 9 Forecasting -- 10 Ecological diversity -- | |
References -- Author index | |
ISBN: | 9781461573791 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Statistics: 43 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics |
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Title: | Evolution of Matter and Energy on a Cosmic and Planetary Scale |
Author(s): |
M Taube |
Date: | 1985 |
Size: | 1 online resource (289 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-95453-5 |
Contents: | 1 Matter and Energy. The Interplay of Elementary Particles and Elementary Forces -- 1.1 An Attempt to Describe the Natural World Using the Smallest Number of Elementary Phenomena -- 1.2 General Foundations of the Physical Sciences -- |
1.2.1 Some principles -- 1.2.2 Some properties of the elementary phenomena are governed by very exact and strong laws of conservation -- 1.2.3 Prohibitions -- 1.3 Elementary Forces and Particles -- 1.3.1 Elementary forces -- 1.3.2 | |
Elementary particles -- 1.4 Elementary Particles -- 1.4.1 “Bricks” and “mortar“ -- 1.4.2 Creation of the elementary particles -- 1.4.3 “Life” and “death” of elementary particles -- 1.5 The Existence of Atomic Nuclei Is Due to the | |
Forces of Attraction Between Their Nucleons -- 1.5.1 The weak force limits the number of stable hadrons -- 1.5.2 Strong force binds the nucleons together -- 1.5.3 Binding energy of a nucleon -- 1.6 Matter and Free Energy — The Intimate | |
Connection -- 1.7 What Are the Conclusions for the Future Development of Mankind? -- 2 The Universe: How Is It Observed Here and Now? Its Past and Possible Future -- 2.1 What Is the Universe? -- 2.1.1 A definition of the Universe -- | |
2.1.2 Beginning of the Universe -- 2.2 Expansion of the Universe -- 2.2.1 The red shift -- 2.2.2 The five eras of the Universe -- 2.3 What Is Known About the Universe Today? -- 2.3.1 The average composition of the Universe -- 2.3.2 | |
Chemical composition of cosmic matter -- 2.3.3 Composition of photons -- 2.4 The Universe as a Whole -- 2.5 The Future of the Universe -- 2.6 What Conclusions Can Be Drawn for the Future Development of Mankind? -- 3 The Origin and | |
Nuclear Evolution of Matter -- 3.1 The Creation of the Elementary Particles in the Very Early Universe -- 3.1.1 Unknown phase: Era of superunified force (Planckian Era or Very Hot Era) -- 3.1.2 Era of grand unified force (Hot Era) -- | |
3.1.3 Era of unified force (Lukewarm Era) -- 3.1.4 Cold Era and Very Cold Era -- 3.2 Evolution of the Elementary Particles. A Very Rapid Development in the First Seconds of the Universe -- 3.2.1 Beginning of the Cold Era: Evolution in | |
the “Hadron Epoch” -- 3.2.2 Production of hydrogen, deuterium, and helium: The Universe a few seconds old Lepton Epoch -- 3.2.3 The Photon Epoch, from the first minute to the first million years. -- 3.3 The Beginning of the Present | |
Very Cold Era: The “Stars Era”. The Evolution of Galaxies, Stars, and Life -- 3.3.1 The largest of the cosmic structures: The development of galaxies -- 3.3.2 The evolution of stars the nuclear and gravitational reactors -- 3.3.3 The | |
protostar evolves from diffuse matter -- 3.3.4 The longest living stars, those of the Main Sequence -- 3.3.5 Red Giants: The cold stars with the hot interiors -- 3.3.6 Evolution towards hot dense stars -- 3.3.7 Explosion of a | |
supernova: The most spectacular event in a galaxy -- 3.3.8 Extremely dense stars: Neutron stars (pulsars) and black holes -- 3.4 The Burning of Hydrogen — Nucleosynthesis in the Stars -- 3.4.1 Deuterium: The fuel of protostars -- 3.4.2 | |
The slow burning of hydrogen -- 3.4.3 The burning of hydrogen in a catalytic cycle assisted by carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen -- 3.5 Helium also Burns, but under More Extreme Conditions -- 3.5.1 Production of carbon from the burning of | |
helium -- 3.5.2 A very vital step: The production of oxygen -- 3.6 Carbon, Oxygen, and Other Elements of Medium Mass Burn in a Flash. -- 3.6.1 Energy production and energy required for nucleosynthesis -- 3.6.2 Iron, the nuclear ash -- | |
3.7 The Systhesis of Heavy Elements: The Need for an External Energy Source -- 3.7.1 How can uranium be synthesised? -- 3.7.2 The “s-process”, the slow-process of neutron capture -- 3.7.3 The “r-process”, the rapid-process of neutron | |
capture -- 3.8 Cosmic Rays — A Strange Form of Matter -- 3.9 What Are the Conclusions for the Future of Mankind? -- 4 Chemical Evolution and the Evolution of Life: The Cosmic Phenomena -- 4.1 Chemical Evolution: Another Phase in the | |
Evolution of Matter -- 4.1.1 Special case of the electromagnetic force: The chemical force -- 4.1.2 The actors in the chemical play -- 4.2 Chemical Synthesis Occurs in Cosmic Space -- 4.2.1 Interstellar gas contains very many, often | |
very complex compounds -- 4.2.2 Some of the interstellar molecules exist in solid form -- 4.2.3 Comets: Rare and strange, but formidable, chemical reactors -- 4.2.4 Meteorites often consist of very “sophisticated” chemical compounds -- | |
4.2.5 “Organic molecules” on the Moon and planets -- 4.3 The Origin of the Planets -- 4.3.1 Have the planets been formed “by chance”? -- 4.3.2 The protoplanet, the first stage of evolution -- 4.3.3 The chemical evolution of the Earth: | |
A complex and dramatic development -- 4.3.4 All stable elements present in the Universe exist on Earth -- 4.3.5 The history of the Earth has been influenced by the movement of the continents -- 4.3.6 The first phases of chemical | |
evolution were driven by different energy sources and were influenced by a number of factors -- 4.4 Synthesis of Complex Molecules on the Primitive Earth -- 4.4.1 The primitive atmosphere includes mostly molecules containing hydrogen | |
-- 4.4.2 The amino acids their ease of synthesis -- 4.4.3 How were the large molecules, the polymers, produced? -- 4.5 What Is Life? The Need for a General Definition -- 4.5.1 Could life have originated spontaneously? -- 4.5.2 The | |
physical aspect of life -- 4.5.3 What kind of elementary forces can play the role of energy carriers for living systems? -- 4.5.4 What kind of elementary particles can play the role of carriers of life? -- 4.6 The Chemical Elements, | |
Particularly the Light Elements, Are the Carriers of Life -- 4.6.1 Why are the light elements best fitted for this role? -- 4.6.2 Why is hydrogen oxide — water — the unique medium for living organisms? -- 4.6.3 The source of free | |
energy for life: The stars of the Main Sequence. -- 4.6.4 The chemical composition of the living organism is similar to the chemical composition of the Universe -- 4.6.5 Life is only possible in a Universe having the characteristics of | |
our type of Universe -- 4.7 What Can We Hope to Know About the Spontaneous Formation of Terrestrial Life? -- 4.7.1 The problem: The uniqueness of life in our present state of knowledge -- 4.7.2 The protobionts: The first living | |
structures -- 4.7.3 The evolution of the living being occurred at the switch-over point from one energy source to the next -- 4.8 Evolution of Living Beings -- 4.8.1 Genetic evolution -- 4.8.2 The evolution of Man -- 4.8.3 The | |
evolution of the brain -- 4.9 What Are the Conclusions for the Future of Mankind? -- 5 The Eternal Cycle of Matter on the Earth -- 5.1 Matter on This Planet Is Almost Indestructible -- 5.1.1 How stable is terrestrial matter? -- 5.1.2 | |
Terrestrial matter is isolated by the gravitational field the amount of matter is constant -- 5.1.3 Division of the Earth into five “spheres” -- 5.2 The Gaseous Sphere Acts in the Exchange Between the Other Spheres -- 5.2.1 The main | |
components of the atmosphere -- 5.2.2 The most active component, oxygen, a product of the biosphere -- 5.2.3 Ozone: Modified oxygen which acts as a shield for the biosphere -- 5.2.4 The carbon cycle, a chain directly related to the | |
flow of energy in the biosphere and technosphere -- 5.2.5 The “inert” nitrogen cycle, which controls the activity of the biosphere -- 5.2.6 The micro-components of the atmosphere, the troublesome “details” -- 5.2.7 Dust particles, a | |
troublesome constituent of the atmosphere -- 5.3 The Hydrosphere — A Crucial Factor in the Existence of the Biosphere -- 5.3.1 The cycling of water, the largest terrestrial material cycle -- 5.3.2 Quality of water, quality of life -- | |
5.3.3 Man’s demand for water is gigantic -- 5.3.4 Drinking water, where purity counts -- 5.3.5 The erosion of the planetary surface -- 5.4 The Solid Earth, the Litosphere -- 5.4.1 The main components of the Earth’s crust -- 5.4.2 The | |
Earth’s crust, the main source of materials for our civilisation -- 5.4.3 Metals “prepared” by Nature, the most widely used -- 5.5 Ordered Matter and Entropy -- 5.5.1 Concentration means increase of order and decrease of entropy -- | |
5.5.2 Impact of substances in very small amounts: Poisons -- 5.5.3 Material dissipation and waste formation increases entropy -- 5.6 What Are the Conclusions for Mankind’s Future Development? -- 6 The Flow of Energy on the Earth -- 6.1 | |
The Source of Free Energy on the Earth -- 6.1.1 The quality of energy: The ordered and disordered forms -- 6.1.2 The elementary forms of energy -- 6.1.3 How large is flux of energy? -- 6.2 The Energy Sources on the Earth -- 6.2.1. | |
Solar energy — The most important source -- 6.2.2 Spectrum and albedo of solar light -- 6.3 Solar Energy and Climate -- 6.3.1 The solar energy flux is not constant -- 6.3.2 Solar energy is transformed into numerous forms and types of | |
energy -- 6.3.3 The past and future of the terrestrial climate -- 6.3.4 The local climate depends on continental drift -- 6.4 Non-solar Terrestrial Energy Sources -- 6.4.1 Other non-solar flows of energy play a small but not | |
insignificant role -- 6.4.2 The importance of the amount of stored energy -- 6.5 How Much Energy Does Man Need? -- 6.5.1 Does man need energy at all? -- 6.5.2 The sources of energy are changeable -- 6.6 The Indirect Use of Solar Energy | |
-- 6.6.1 The biosphere as Man’s energy source for technology -- 6.6.2 Transformation of solar into kinetic energy: Wind -- 6.6.3 Transformed solar energy: The kinetic energy of falling water -- 6.6.4 The “insignificant” form of solar | |
energy: The heat of the oceans -- 6.6.5 The best forms of stored solar energy: Oil and coal -- 6.7 The Direct Technological Use of Solar Energy -- 6.7.1 The simplest way: Space heating -- 6.7.2 Solar energy converted into electricity | |
on the Earth“s surface -- 6.7.3 The extraterrestrial conversion of solar into electrical energy -- 6.8 Technological Use o | |
ISBN: | 9783642954535 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Environmental sciences , Geoecology , Environmental geology , Nature conservation , Physics , Physics, general , Environmental Science and Engineering , Nature Conservation , Geoecology/Natural Processes |
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Title: | Population Genetics in Forestry Proceedings of the Meeting of the IUFRO Working Party “Ecological and Population Genetics” held in Göttingen, August 21–24, 1984 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1985 |
Size: | 1 online resource (292 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-48125-3 |
Contents: | I Tree Breeding -- invited guest lecture: The Population Genetic Basis of Breeding Theory -- Hybridisation and Cytogenetics of European Birches -- II Mating Systems -- invited guest lecture: Mating System Estimation in Forest Trees: |
Models, Methods and Meanings -- invited guest lecture: Understanding the Genetic Structure of Plant Populations: Some Old Problems and a New Approach -- invited guest lecture: Inbreeding and Selection in Natural Populations -- | |
Polymorphic Equilibria Under Inbreeding Effects and Selection on Components of Reproduction -- Mating System Dynamics in a Scots Pine Seed Orchard -- Reproductive Success of Genotypes of Pinus sylves-tris L. in Different Environments | |
-- Multilocus Analysis of External Pollen Contamination of a Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) Seed Orchard -- Gene Dispersion and Selfing Frequency in a Seed-Tree Stand of Pinus sylvestris (L.) 1 -- invited guest lecture: Genetic | |
Constraints on the Evolution of Plant Reproductive Systems -- invited guest lecture: Evolution of Outbreeding Systems -- III Genetic Differentiation Within and Between Populations -- The Effects of Forest Management on the Genetic | |
Variability of Plant Species in the Herb Layer -- Studies on Breeding Structure in Two Tropical Tree Species -- A Multilocus Study of Natural Populations of Pinus sylvestris -- Genetic Effects of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) | |
Domestication -- Genetic Differentiation Among Scots Pine Populations From the Lowlands and the Mountains in Poland -- Effects of Selection Pressure by SO2 Pollution on Genetic Structures of Norway Spruce (Picea abies) -- Measurement | |
of Genetic Differentiation in Plant Populations -- List of contributors | |
ISBN: | 9783642481253 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 60 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Forestry , Algebra , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Life Sciences , Forestry , Applications of Mathematics , Algebra , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1983-9781468444636:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Soot in Combustion Systems and Its Toxic Properties |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1983 |
Size: | 1 online resource (433 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4684-4463-6 |
Contents: | Session -- Soot Components as Genetic Hazards -- The Toxicology of Soot -- A Comparative Study of Soot and Carbon Black -- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Soot From Practical Combustion Systems -- Mechanisms of Soot Formation and |
Burnout -- Structure of Sooting Flames -- Chemistry of Intermediate Species in the Rich Combustion of Benzene -- Radical Chemistry in Sooting Flames -- Soot Particle Nucleation and Agglomeration -- Kinetic Aspects of Diesel Soot | |
Coagulation -- Mass Growth of Soot -- Ionic Mechanisms of Soot Formation -- Charged Soot Particles in Unseeded and Seeded Flames -- Electrical Intervention in the Sooting of Flames -- Burnout of Soot Particles -- Aerodynamics of Sooty | |
Flames -- Aerothermochemistry of Diffusion Flames -- Soot Formation and Burn-out in Turbulent Coal Liquid Fuel Flames -- Optical Diagnostics -- Theoretical Models for the Interpretation of Light Scattering by Particles Present in | |
Combustion Systems -- Laser Light Scattering and Fluorescence in Fuel Rich Flames: Techniques and Selected Results -- The Status of the Art in Soots Diagnosis by Means of Diffusion Broadening Spectroscopy -- The Quasi-Elastic | |
Scattering of Light: A Lecture with Emphasis on Particulate Diagnosis -- Synthesis and Recommendations for Future Work | |
ISBN: | 9781468444636 |
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Series: | NATO Conference Series, VI Materials Science : 7 |
Keywords: | Chemistry , Chemical engineering , Chemistry , Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering |
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Title: | The Biosaline Concept An Approach to the Utilization of Underexploited Resources |
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Date: | 1979 |
Size: | 1 online resource (391p p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-3021-9 |
Contents: | The Biosaline Concept -- Feed and Food from Desert Environments -- Salt Tolerance of Plants: Strategies of Biological Systems -- The Potential of Native Plants for Food, Fiber and Fuel in Arid Regions -- Production of Food Crops and |
Other Biomass by Seawater Culture -- Natural Halophytes as a Potential Resource for New Salt-Tolerant Crops: Some Progress and Prospects -- Silviculture with Saline Water -- Biochemical Control of Photosynthetic Carbon Assimilation in | |
Marine Organisms for Food and Feed Production -- Biosaline Research: The Use of Photosynthetic Marine Organisms in Food and Feed Production -- Salt Tolerance in Microorganisms -- Prospects for Farming the Open Ocean -- Aquaculture of | |
Animal Species -- Biological Waste Treatment at Elevated Temperatures and Salinities -- Chemicals and Fuels from Semi-Arid Zone Biomass -- Enzyme Technology: Potential Benefits of Biosaline Organisms -- Potential for Genetic | |
Engineering for Salt Tolerance -- Ecological Consideration of Biosaline Resource Utilization | |
ISBN: | 9781461330219 |
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Series: | Environmental Science Research : 14 |
Keywords: | Physics , Physics , Physics, general |
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