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Call number: | 9783319477053:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Econophysics and Sociophysics: Recent Progress and Future Directions |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (VIII, 256 p. 85 illus., 77 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Anindya S. Chakrabarti, Topology of the international trade network: size, asymmetry and volatility -- Attilio Stella, Optimal growth in the network of global economy -- Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Inequality in Societies, Academic |
Institutions & Science Journals: Gini & k-indices -- Damien Challet, Market nanostructure insight into market stylized facts -- Deepak Dhar, Dynamical networks of agents with degree preference -- Diego Garlaschelli, Network | |
reconstruction, systemic risk, and early-warning signals -- Dipankar Gupta, Boundaries, Transgressions and Disciplinary Dynamics -- Emanuele Pugliese, New Metrics for Economic Complexity -- Fabrizio Lillo, Complex network methods for | |
systemic risk assessment -- Frédéric Abergel, Imperfections of financial markets: a limit order book perspective -- Harbir Lamba, Modelling momentum traders in a financial market using Prandtl-Ishlinskii operators -- Hideaki Aoyama, | |
Deflation and Money -- Irena Vodenska, Bi-partite network approach to predictability of financial markets and news sentiments -- János Kertész, Kinetics of Social Contagion -- Joshin Murai, A model of order signs under multiple order | |
splitting and public information -- Karmeshu, Stochastic Modelling of High Frequency Intra-day Stock Returns: Emergence of Cubic Power-Law -- Kimmo Kaski, Social Physics: Studies of in vivo / in situ human sociality -- Kousik | |
Guhathakurta, Comparing the complexity of emerging and developed stock markets using recurrence network analysis -- M.S. Santhanam, Records statistics and financial time series -- Marco Patriarca, The microscopic origin of the Pareto | |
law and other power-law distributions -- Matteo Marsili, Complexity driven collapse of economic equilibria -- Michele Caraglio, Bridging intraday and interday market behavior through scaling -- Parongama Sen, Segregation dynamics with | |
continuously varying utility factor -- Sandeep Juneja, Nearest neighbor based and other popular methods for pricing Bermudan options -- Sitabhra Sinha, Loss of structural balance in the network of cross-correlations characterizing a | |
financial market signals the onset of major economic crisis -- Stanislao Gualdi, A dynamic model of input-output production networks: general equilibrium stability and emergence of scale-free structures -- Taisei Kaizoji, Why does the | |
power law for share price hold? -- Takaaki Ohnishi, Real estate valuation using k-nearest neighbor regression -- Takayuki Mizuno, Statistically detecting stock bubbles before they burst -- Victor Yakovenko, Economic inequality from | |
statistical physics point of view -- Yoshi Fujiwara, Quantifying Financial Distress in a Nation-wide Production Network -- Yoshiyuki Arata, Macroeconomic Consequences of Lumpy Investment under Uncertainty -- Youngna Choi, Tracking | |
Financial Instability Contagion: modeling and data calibration -- Yuichi Ikeda, Community and Controllability of Global Production Network: Focusing on the Economic Crisis of 2008 | |
ISBN: | 9783319477053 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Physics , Statistics , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks |
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Call number: | 9783319469379:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Video Astronomy on the Go Using Video Cameras With Small Telescopes |
Author(s): |
Joseph Ashley |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XIII, 205 p. 75 illus., 34 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Preface - Chapter 1. Astronomy from a Video Perspective -- Chapter 2. The Anatomy of a Video Camera - Chapter 3. Assembling Your Video Astronomy Kit - Chapter 4. Light Pollution and Filters -- Chapter 5. The Solar System and Video |
Astronomy - Chapter 6. Deep Space and Video Astronomy - Chapter 7. Imaging the Night Sky Chapter 8. Outreach with Video Telescopes - Chapter 9. Live Video Broadcasting - Chapter 10. Video Astronomy Trends - Glossary - Appendices - | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783319469379 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Popular works , Image processing , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Image Processing and Computer Vision |
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Call number: | 9783319463162:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Making Beautiful Deep-Sky Images Astrophotography with Affordable Equipment and Software |
Author(s): |
Greg Parker |
Date: | 2017 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XII, 189 p. 87 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | How did I start? -- The Beginning – and a Serious Health Warning! -- Assembling your Imaging System -- Computational Considerations – Data Acquisition and Image Processing -- A Permanent Setup -- First Light – Choosing your Objects -- |
First Light – your First Objects -- Wide-Field Imaging with a Short Focal Length Refractor -- Hyperstar III Imaging -- Parallel Imaging with an Array -- Fundamentals of Image Processing -- Processing Professional Data -- The Deep-Sky | |
Images -- Differentiating your Work -- Your Largest Resource -- Book Recommendations -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Physics World Article -- Greg Parker -- Postscript to the 2nd Edition -- Index | |
ISBN: | 9783319463162 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Popular works , Photography , Image processing , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Image Processing and Computer Vision , Photography |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319325392:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The NexStar Evolution and SkyPortal User's Guide |
Author(s): |
James L Chen |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (153 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-32539-2 |
Contents: | Preface -- Chapter 1: A Brief History of Computerized Telescope Mounts for Amateurs -- Chapter 2: A Review of Celestron GoTo Computerized Telescopes -- Chapter 3: Introduction to the Celestron NexStar Evolution and Sky Portal -- |
Chapter 4: Basic Operation of the Celestron NexStar Evolution and SkyPortal App -- Chapter 5: Basic Operation of the Celestron NexStar Evolution and NexStar+ Hand Control -- Chapter 6: Lessons Learned in Using the Celestron NexStar | |
Evolution and SkyPortal -- Chapter 7: Introduction to the SkyPortal WiFi Module -- Chapter 8: Advanced WiFi Tricks -- Chapter 9: Accessories for the Celestron NexStar Evolution -- Chapter 10: Mounting Other Optical Tubes on the NexStar | |
Evolution Mounts -- Chapter 11: Maintenance and Care of the NexStar Evolution Mounts and Electronics -- Appendix 1: Troubleshooting Checklist -- Appendix 2: Celestron Timeline -- Appendix 3: Celestron NexStar Evolution | |
Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Specifications -- Appendix 4: Messier Catalog -- Appendix 5: The Caldwell Catalog -- Appendix 6: Selected Non-Messier Catalog NGC Objects -- Appendix 7: The Herschel 400 -- Appendix 8: Current Sky Portal | |
WiFi Module Compatible Celestron Mount Specifications -- Appendix 9: Glossary -- Bibliography -- Biographies -- Index | |
ISBN: | 9783319325392 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
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Keywords: | Popular works , Image processing , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Image Processing and Computer Vision |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319290669:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Murder on the Einstein Express and Other Stories |
Author(s): |
Harun Šiljak |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (5 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-29066-9 |
Contents: | Preface -- Part I: The Short Stories -- Normed Trek -- The Cantor Trilogy -- In Search of Future Time -- Murder on the Einstein Express -- Part II: Afterthoughts |
ISBN: | 9783319290669 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Popular works , Philosophy and science , Computer science , Mathematics , Physics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Mathematics , Popular Science in Physics , Popular Computer Science , Philosophy of Science |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319225302:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Deep Sky Observing An Astronomical Tour |
Author(s): |
Steven R Coe |
Date: | 2016 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (38 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-22530-2 |
Contents: | Who Can Benefit from This Book? -- Why Should You Listen to Me? -- How Do I Find the Best Observing Site? -- How Do I Maximize My Time While Observing?.- What Other Accessories Are Useful?.- Why Should I Take Notes While Observing?.- |
How Can I Find All These Deep-Sky Goodies when the Sky is So Huge?.- Any Other Tips?.- What Can I Observe in Galaxies Beyond the Milky Way?.- What Can I Observe in a Cluster of Galaxies?.- What Are All These Different Types of Nebulae, | |
and What Details Can I See in Them with My Telescope?.- What Can Be Seen Within Planetary Nebulae?.- What Can Be Seen in an Open Star Cluster?.- What Can Be Observed in Globular Clusters?.- Why Would I Want to Use Binoculars to View | |
the Sky?.- How Can I Use a Computer to Help Me Enjoy Deep-Sky Observing?.- Why Should I Set Up the Scope for a Public Viewing Session?.- Which Books on Astronomy Should I Get?.- A Magical Evening | |
ISBN: | 9783319225302 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Popular works , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9781493906185:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Holy Sci-Fi! [electronic resource] : Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect |
Author(s): |
Paul J Nahin |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Can a computer have a soul? Are religion and science mutually exclusive?Is there really such a thing as free will?If you could time travel to visit Jesus, would you (and should you)?For hundreds of years, philosophers,scientists, and science fiction writers have pondered these questions and many more. In Holy Sci-Fi!, popular writer Paul Nahin explores the fertile and sometimes uneasy relationship between science fiction and religion. With a scopespanning the history of religion, philosophy, and lite rature, Nahin follows religious themes in science fiction from Feynman to Foucault, and from Asimov to Aristotle. An intriguing journey through popular and well-loved books andstories, Holy Sci-Fi! shows how sci-fi has informed humanity's attitudes toward s our faiths, our future, and ourselves |
Contents: | 1. Introduction |
Authors Note One | |
God and Skepticism | |
God, Fantasy, and Science Fiction | |
God and Science | |
Authors Note Two | |
2. Religious Science Fiction Before Science Fiction | |
The 'Start' of Modern SF | |
Before the 'Start' of SF | |
Early Theological SF | |
Theological Maturity | |
3. Time, Space, God's Omniscience, and Free Will | |
What is Time? | |
Time in SF and Theology | |
The Four | |
Dimensional World | |
The Block Universe | |
God's Omniscience in Theology and SF | |
4. Religious Robots | |
Alan Turing, Artificial Minds, and the Souls of Machines | |
Asimovs Robotic Laws | |
ISBN: | 9781493906185 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink |
Series: | Science and Fiction, 2197-1188 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Science Philosophy , Technology Philosophy , Science (General) |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9781447153610:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Probability Theory [electronic resource] : A Comprehensive Course |
Author(s): |
Achim Klenke |
Date: | 2014 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2014 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | This second edition of the popular textbook contains a comprehensive course in modern probability theory. Overall, probabilistic concepts play an increasingly important role in mathematics, physics, biology, financial engineeringand computer science. They help us in understanding magnetism, amorphous media, genetic diversity and the perils of random developments at financial markets, and they guide us in constructing more efficient algorithms. To addressthese concepts, the title covers a wide variet y of topics, many of which are not usually found in introductory textbooks, such as: limit theorems for sums of random variables martingales percolation Markov chains andelectrical networks construction of stochastic processes Poisson point process and infinite divisibility large deviation principles and statistical physics Brownian motion stochastic integral and stochasticdifferential equations. The theory is developed rigorously and in a self-contained way, with the chapters on measure theory interlaced with the probabilistic chapters in order to display the power of the abstract concepts inprobability theory. This second edition has been carefully extended and includes many new features. It contains updated figures (over 50), computer simulat ions and some difficult proofs have been made more accessible. A wealth ofexamples and more than 270 exercises as well as biographic details of key mathematicians support and enliven the presentation. It will be of use to students and researchers in mathe matics and statistics in physics, computer science,economics and biology |
Contents: | Basic Measure Theory |
Independence | |
Generating Functions | |
The Integral | |
Moments and Laws of Large Numbers | |
Convergence Theorems | |
Lp | |
Spaces and the RadonNikodym 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 Electr | |
ISBN: | 9781447153610 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink |
Series: | Universitext, 0172-5939 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Functional analysis , Distribution (Probability theory) |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9783642339110:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Fractional Derivatives for Physicists and Engineers [electronic resource] : Background and Theory |
Author(s): |
Vladimir V Uchaikin |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
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Note: | The first derivative of a particle coordinate means its velocity, the second means its acceleration, but what does a fractional order derivative mean? Where does it come from, how does it work, where does it lead to? Thetwo-volume book written on hig h didactic level answers these questions. Fractional Derivatives for Physicists and Engineers The first volume contains a clear introduction into such a modern branch of analysis as the fractionalcalculus. The second develops a wide panorama of applicatio ns of the fractional calculus to various physical problems. This book recovers new perspectives in front of the reader dealing with turbulence and semiconductors, plasma andthermodynamics, mechanics and quantum optics, nanophysics and astrophysics. The bo ok is addressed to students, engineers and physicists, specialists in theory of probability and statistics, in mathematical modeling and numericalsimulations, to everybody who doesn't wish to stay apart from the new mathematical methods becoming more and more popular. Prof. Vladimir V. UCHAIKIN is a known Russian scientist and pedagogue, a Honored Worker of Russian High School,a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He is the author of about three hundreds articles and more than a dozen books (mostly in Russian) in Cosmic ray physics, Mathematical physics, Levy stable statistics, Monte Carlomethods with applications to anomalous processes in complex systems of various levels: from quantum dots to the Milky Way galaxy |
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Contents: | Physical Basics |
Fractional Derivatives | |
Fractional Equations | |
Applications | |
Mechanics | |
Kinetics | |
Electrodynamics | |
Atomic Physics | |
Space Physics | |
ISBN: | 9783642339110 |
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Series: | Nonlinear Physical Science, 1867-8440 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Computer science Mathematics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9781461462279:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Understanding Statistics Using R [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Randall Schumacker Sara Tomek |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book was written to provide resource materials for teachers to use in their introductory or intermediate statistics class. The chapter content is ordered along the lines of many popular statistics books so it should beeasy to supplement the cont ent and exercises with class lecture materials. The book contains R script programs to demonstrate important topics and concepts covered in a statistics course, including probability, random sampling,population distribution types, role of the Central Limi t Theorem, creation of sampling distributions for statistics, and more. The chapters contain T/F quizzes to test basic knowledge of the topics covered. In addition, the bookchapters contain numerous exercises with answers or solutions to the exercises pro vided. The chapter exercises reinforce an understanding of the statistical concepts presented in the chapters. An instructor can select any of thesupplemental materials to enhance lectures and/or provide additional coverage of concepts and topics in their statistics book. This book uses the R statistical package which contains an extensive library of functions. The R softwareis free and easily downloaded and installed. The R programs are run in the R Studio software which is a graphical user interface for Windows. The R Studio software makes accessing R programs, viewing output from the exercises, andgraphical displays easier to manage. The first chapter of the book covers the fundamentals of the R statistical package. This includes installation of R and R Studio, accessing R packages and libraries of functions. The chapteralso covers how to access manuals and technical documentation, as well as, basic R commands used in the R script programs in the chapters. This chapter is important for the instructor t o master so that the software can be installedand the R script programs run. The R software is free so students can also install the software and run the R script programs in |
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Contents: | R Fundamentals |
Probability | |
Statistical Theory | |
Frequency Distributions | |
Central Tendency and Dispersion | |
Statistical Distributions | |
Hypothesis Testing | |
Chi | |
Square Test | |
z | |
test | |
t | |
test | |
F | |
test | |
Correlation | |
Linear Regression | |
Replication of Results | |
Synthesis of Findings | |
Glossary | |
Appendix | |
Author Index | |
Subject Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461462279 |
Series: | e-books |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Computer science , Computer simulation |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9781447153436:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Probability Models [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
John Haigh |
Date: | 2013 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2013 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The purpose of this book is to provide a sound introduction to the study of real-world phenomena that possess random variation. It describes how to set up and analyse models of real-life phenomena that involve elements of chance.Motivation comes from everyday experiences of probability, such as that of a dice or cards, the idea of fairness in games of chance, and the random ways in which, say, birthdays are shared or particular events arise. Applicationsinclude branching processes, random walks, Mark ov chains, queues, renewal theory, and Brownian motion. This popular second edition textbook contains many worked examples and several chapters have been updated and expanded. Somemathematical knowledge is assumed. The reader should have the ability to wo rk with unions, intersections and complements of sets a good facility with calculus, including integration, sequences and series and appreciation of thelogical development of an argument. Probability Models is designed to aid students studying probability as part of an undergraduate course on mathematics or mathematics and statistics |
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Contents: | Probability Spaces |
Conditional Probability and Independence | |
Common Probability Distributions | |
Random Variables | |
Sums of Random Variables | |
Convergence and Limit Theorems | |
Stochastic Processes in Discrete Time | |
Stochastic Processes in Continuous Time | |
Appendix: Common Distributions and Mathematical Facts | |
ISBN: | 9781447153436 |
Series: | e-books |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series, 1615-2085 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Computer simulation , Distribution (Probability theory) , Operations research |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9780817683917:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Magic Graphs [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Alison M Marr W.D Wallis |
Date: | 2013 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2013 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Birkhuser |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Magic squares are among the more popular mathematical recreations. Over the last 50 years, many generalizations of magic ideas have been applied to graphs. Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in magiclabelings due to a number of results that have applications to the problem of decomposing graphs into trees. Key features of this second edition include: a new chapter on magic labeling of directed graphs applications of theorems from graph theory and interesting counting arguments new res earch problems and exercises covering a range of difficulties a fully updated bibliographyand index This concise, self-contained exposition is unique in its focus on the theory of magic graphs/labelings. It may serve as a graduate or advanced undergradua te text for courses in mathematics or computer science, and asreference for the researcher |
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Contents: | Preface |
List of Figures | |
Preliminaries | |
Edge | |
Magic Total Labelings | |
Vertex | |
Magic Total Labelings | |
Totally Magic Labelings | |
Magic Type Labeling of Digraphs | |
Notes on the Research Problems | |
References | |
Bibliography | |
Answers to Selected Exercises | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9780817683917 |
Series: | e-books |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computational complexity , Combinatorics |
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Title: | Total Addiction [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Kate Russo |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Popular science |
Note: | Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
ISBN: | 9783642304804 |
Series: | e-books |
Keywords: | Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , Popular Science in Psychology , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9783642303845:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Einstein's Relativity [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Fred I Cooperstock Steven Tieu |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Monograph |
Note: | Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
ISBN: | 9783642303845 |
Series: | e-books |
Keywords: | Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Popular Science in Astronomy , Applications of Mathematics , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9783642289996:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Why Society is a Complex Matter [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Philip Ball |
Date: | 2012 |
Edition: | 1 |
Publisher: | Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Popular science |
Note: | Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
ISBN: | 9783642289996 |
Series: | e-books |
Keywords: | Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Complexity , Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences , Economic Systems , Communication Studies |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9783642179518:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Rudolf Msbauer Story [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Michael Kalvius Paul Kienle |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Monograph |
Note: | Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
ISBN: | 9783642179518 |
Series: | e-books |
Keywords: | Solid State Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Physical Chemistry , Measurement Science and Instrumentation , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology |
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Title: | One-Shot Color Astronomical Imaging [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
L. A. Kennedy |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer US |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Popular science |
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ISBN: | 9781461432463 |
Series: | Practical Astronomy |
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Keywords: | Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Popular Science in Astronomy , Computer Imaging, Vision, Pattern Recognition and Graphics |
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Title: | Deterministic Global Optimization [electronic resource] : Geometric Branch-and-bound Methods and their Applications |
Author(s): |
Daniel Scholz |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This monograph deals with a general class of solution approaches in deterministic global optimization, namely the geometric branch-and-bound methods which are popular algorithms, for instance, in Lipschitzian optimization, d.c.programming, and interv al analysis.It alsointroduces a new concept for the rate of convergence and analyzes several bounding operations reported in the literature, from the theoretical as well as from the empirical point of view.Furthermore, extensions of the prototype algorith m for multicriteria global optimization problems as well as mixed combinatorial optimization problems are considered. Numerical examples based on facility location problems support thetheory. Applications of geometric branch-and-bound methods, namely the circle detection problem in image processing, the integrated scheduling and location makespan problem, and the median line location problem in the three-dimensionalspace are also presented. The book is intended for both researchers and students in the are as of mathematics, operations research, engineering, and computer science |
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Contents: | Principals and basic concepts |
The geometric branch | |
and | |
bound algorithm | |
Bounding operations | |
Extension for multicriteria problems | |
Multicriteria discarding tests | |
Extension for mixed combinatorial problems | |
The circle detection problem | |
Integrated scheduling and location problems | |
The median line problem | |
Summary and discussion | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461419518 |
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Series: | Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v63 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Algorithms , Computer science , Mathematical optimization |
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Title: | How James Watt Invented the Copier [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
RenSchils |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Popular science |
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ISBN: | 9781461408598 |
Series: | e-books |
Keywords: | History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology |
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Title: | Bayesian Theory and Methods with Applications [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Vladimir Savchuk Chris P Tsokos |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Paris : Atlantis Press |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Bayesian methods are growing more and more popular, finding new practical applications in the fields of health sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, business and economics and social sciences, among others. This bookexplores the use of Bayes ian analysis in the statistical estimation of the unknown phenomenon of interest. The contents demonstrate that where such methods are applicable, they offer the best possible estimate of the unknown. Beyondpresenting Bayesian theory and methods of analys is, the text is illustrated with a variety of applications to real world problems |
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ISBN: | 9789491216145 |
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Series: | Atlantis Studies in Probability and Statistics, 1879-6893 : v1 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Computer science , Statistical methods , Mathematics , Mathematical statistics |
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Title: | Recent Advances in Functional Data Analysis and Related Topics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Frdric Ferraty |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Heidelberg : Physica-Verlag HD |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | New technologies allow us to handle increasingly large datasets, while monitoring devices are becoming ever more sophisticated. This high-tech progress produces statistical units sampled over finer and finer grids. As themeasurement points become clo ser, the data can be considered as observations varying over a continuum. This intrinsic continuous data (called functional data) can be found in various fields of science, including biomechanics,chemometrics, econometrics, environmetrics, geophysics, med icine, etc. The failure of standard multivariate statistics to analyze such functional data has led the statistical community to develop appropriate statistical methodologies,called Functional Data Analysis (FDA). Today, FDA is certainly one of the most m otivating and popular statistical topics due to its impact on crucial societal issues (health, environment, etc). This is why the FDA statistical communityis rapidly growing, as are the statistical developments . Therefore, it is necessary to organize reg ular meetings in order to provide a state-of-art review of the recent advances in this fascinating area. This book collects selectedand extended papers presented at the second International Workshop of Functional and Operatorial Statistics (Santander, Spa in, 16-18 June, 2011), in which many outstanding experts on FDA will present the most relevant advances inthis pioneering statistical area. Undoubtedly, these proceedings will be an essential resource for academic researchers, master students, engineers, and practitioners not only in statistics but also in numerous related fields ofapplication. |
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Contents: | Penalized Spline Approaches for Functional Principal Component Logit |
Functional Prediction for the Residual Demand in Electricity Spot | |
Variable Selection in Semi | |
Functional RegressionModels | |
Power Analysis for Functional Change Point Detection | |
Robust Nonparametric Estimation for Functional Spatial Regression | |
Sequential Stability Procedures for Functional Data Setups | |
On the Effect of Noisy Observations of the Regressor in a Functional Linear Model | |
Testing the Equality of Covariance Operators | |
Modeling and Forecasting Monotone Curves by FDA | |
Wavelet | |
Based Minimum Contras | |
ISBN: | 9783790827361 |
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Series: | Contributions to Statistics, 1431-1968 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Gene expression , Meteorology , Computer vision , Distribution (Probability theory) |
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Title: | Multicriteria Analysis [electronic resource] : Applications to Water and Environment Management |
Author(s): |
Mahdi Zarghami Ferenc Szidarovszky |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Multicriteria analysis is one of the most important fields of decision science. This book gives an outline of the formulation of an appropriate model and presents a comprehensive summary of the most popular methods for solvingmulticriteria decision p roblems. In addition to the classical approach the book introduces fuzzy and stochastic methodology, models with uncertainty, social choice and conflict resolution. All methods are illustrated with easy tofollow simple examples. At the end of each chapter detailed case studies are given in water and environment management including inter-basin water transfer, urban water management, water allocation, groundwater quality management,forest treatment, ranking water resources projects, reservoir planning, wat er distribution network design and long-term watershed management. The new methodology and the wide variety of case studies are not easily accessibleelsewhere |
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ISBN: | 9783642179372 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Civil engineering , Environmental pollution , Economics, Mathematical |
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Title: | Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery via Logic-Based Methods [electronic resource] : Theory, Algorithms, and Applications |
Author(s): |
Evangelos Triantaphyllou |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The importance of having efficient and effective methods for data mining and knowledge discovery (DM) is rapidly growing. This is due to the wide use of fast and affordable computing power and data storage media and also thegathering of huge amounts of data in almost all aspects of human activity and interest. While numerous methods have been developed, the focus of this book presents algorithms and applications using one popular method that has beenformulated in terms of binary attributes, i.e., by Boolean functions defined on several attributes that are easily transformed into rules that can express new knowledge. This book presents methods that deal with key data mining andknowledge discovery issues in an intuitive manner, in a natural sequence, a nd in a way that can be easily understood and interpreted by a wide array of experts and end users. The presentation provides a unique perspective into theessence of some fundamental DM issues, many of which come from important real life applications such as breast cancer diagnosis. Applications and algorithms are accompanied by extensive experimental results and are presented in a waysuch that anyone with a minimum background in mathematics and computer science can benefit from the exposition. Rigor in m athematics and algorithmic development is not compromised and each chapter systematically offers some possibleextensions for future research |
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Contents: | Algorithmic Issues |
Inferring a Boolean Function from Positive and Negative Examples | |
A Revised Branch | |
and | |
Bound Approach for Inferring a Boolean Function from Examples | |
Some Fast Heuristics for Inferring a Boolean Function from Examples | |
An Approach to Guided Learning of Boolean Functions | |
An Incremental Learning Algorithm for Inferring Boolean Functions | |
A Duality Relationship Between Boolean Functions in CNF and DNF Derivable from the Same Training Examples | |
The Rejectability Graph of Two Sets of Examples | |
Application Issues | |
The Reliability Issue in Data Mining: The Case | |
ISBN: | 9781441916303 |
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Series: | Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v43 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Operations research |
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Title: | G.W. Stewart [electronic resource] : Selected Works with Commentaries |
Author(s): |
Misha E Kilmer Dianne P O'Leary |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Published in honor of his 70th birthday, this volume explores and celebrates the work of G.W. (Pete) Stewart, a world-renowned expert in computational linear algebra. It is widely accepted that Stewart is the successor to JamesWilkinson, the first gi ant in the field, taking up the perturbation theory research that Wilkinson so ably began and using it as a foundation for algorithmic insights. Stewarts results on rounding error in numerical computationsprovided basic understanding of floating-point com putation. His results on perturbation of eigensystems, pseudo-inverses, least-squares problems, and matrix factorizations are fundamental to numerical practice today. His algorithms forthe singular value decomposition, updating and downdating matrix facto rizations, and the eigenproblem broke new ground and are still widely used in an increasing number of applications. Stewarts papers, widely cited, arecharacterized by elegance in theorems and algorithms and clear, concise, and beautiful exposition. His si x popular textbooks are excellent sources of knowledge and history. Stewart is a member of the National Academy of Engineering andhas received numerous additional honors, including the Bauer Prize. Key features of this volume include: * Forty-four of Stew arts most influential research papers in two subject areas: matrix algorithms and rounding and perturbationtheory * A biography of Stewart * A complete list of Stewarts publications, students, and honors * Selected photographs * Commentaries on Stewarts w orks in collaboration with leading experts in the field G.W. Stewart: SelectedWorks with Commentaries will appeal to graduate students, practitioners, and researchers in computational linear algebra and the history of mathematics |
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Contents: | Foreword |
Part I. G.W. Stewart | |
Biography of G.W. Stewart | |
Publications, Honors, and Students | |
Part II. Commentaries | |
Introduction to the Commentaries | |
Matrix Decompositions: LINPACK and Beyond | |
Updating and Downdating Matrix Decompositions | |
Least Squares, Projections, and Psuedo | |
Inverses | |
The Eigenproblem and Invariant Subspaces: Perturbation Theory | |
The SVD, Eigenproblem, and Invariant Subspaces: Algorithms | |
The Generalized Eigenproblem | |
Krylov Subspace Methods for the Eigenproblem | |
Other Contributions | |
References | |
Index | |
Part III. Reprints | |
Papers on Matrix | |
ISBN: | 9780817649685 |
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Series: | Contemporary Mathematicians |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Matrix theory , Computer science Mathematics , Algorithms , Mathematics_$xHistory , Engineering mathematics |
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Title: | Post-Quantum Cryptography [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Daniel J Bernstein Johannes Buchmann Erik Dahmen |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Quantum computers will break today's most popular public-key cryptographic systems, including RSA, DSA, and ECDSA. This book introduces the reader to the next generation of cryptographic algorithms, the systems that resistquantum-computer attacks: in particular, post-quantum public-key encryption systems and post-quantum public-key signature systems. Leading experts have joined forces for the first time to explain the state of the art in quantumcomputing, hash-based cryptography, code-based cryptogra phy, lattice-based cryptography, and multivariate cryptography. Mathematical foundations and implementation issues are included. This book is an essential resource for studentsand researchers who want to contribute to the field of post-quantum cryptograph y |
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Contents: | to post |
quantum cryptography | |
Quantum computing | |
Hash | |
based Digital Signature Schemes | |
Code | |
based cryptography | |
Lattice | |
based Cryptography | |
Multivariate Public Key Cryptography | |
ISBN: | 9783540887027 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Data encryption (Computer science) , Information theory , Computer science , Number theory , Engineering mathematics |
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Title: | Proof Theory for Fuzzy Logics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
George Metcalfe Nicola Olivetti Dov Gabbay |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Fuzzy logics are many-valued logics that are well suited to reasoning in the context of vagueness. They provide the basis for the wider field of Fuzzy Logic, encompassing diverse areas such as fuzzy control, fuzzy databases, andfuzzy mathematics. Thi s book provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to this fast-growing and increasingly popular area. It focuses in particular on the development and applications of proof-theoretic presentations offuzzy logics the result of more than ten years of intensive work by researchers in the area, including the authors. In addition to providing alternative elegant presentations of fuzzy logics, proof-theoretic methods are useful foraddressing theoretical problems (including key standard completeness resul ts) and developing efficient deduction and decision algorithms. Proof-theoretic presentations also place fuzzy logics in the broader landscape of non-classicallogics, revealing deep relations with other logics studied in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy. The book builds methodically from the semantic origins of fuzzy logics to proof-theoretic presentations such as Hilbert andGentzen systems, introducing both theoretical and practical applications of these presentations |
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Contents: | The Semantic Basis |
Hilbert Systems | |
Gentzen Systems | |
Syntactic Eliminations | |
Fundamental Logics | |
Uniformity and Efficiency | |
First | |
Order Logics | |
Further Topics | |
ISBN: | 9781402094095 |
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Series: | Applied Logic Series, 1386-2790 : v36 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Logic , Artificial intelligence , Algebra , Logic, Symbolic and mathematical |
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Title: | Bayesian Computation with R [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jim Albert |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | There has been a dramatic growth in the development and application of Bayesian inferential methods. Some of this growth is due to the availability of powerful simulation-based algorithms to summarize posterior distributions.There has been also a gro wing interest in the use of the system R for statistical analyses. R's open source nature, free availability, and large number of contributor packages have made R the software of choice for many statisticiansin education and industry. Bayesian Computation with R introduces Bayesian modeling by the use of computation using the R language. The early chapters present the basic tenets of Bayesian thinking by use of familiar one andtwo-parameter inferential problems. Bayesian computational methods such as Lapl ace's method, rejection sampling, and the SIR algorithm are illustrated in the context of a random effects model. The construction and implementation ofMarkov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods is introduced. These simulation-based algorithms are implemente d for a variety of Bayesian applications such as normal and binary response regression, hierarchical modeling, order-restrictedinference, and robust modeling. Algorithms written in R are used to develop Bayesian tests and assess Bayesian models by use of the posterior predictive distribution. The use of R to interface with WinBUGS, a popular MCMC computinglanguage, is described with several illustrative examples. This book is a suitable companion book for an introductory course on Bayesian methods and is valuable to the statistical practitioner who wishes to learn more about the Rlanguage and Bayesian methodology. The LearnBayes package, written by the author and available from the CRAN website, contains all of the R functions described in the book. The s econd edition contains several new topics such as the useof mixtures of conjugate priors and the use of Zellners g priors to choose between models in linear regression. There are more illustrations o |
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Contents: | An introduction to R |
Introduction to Bayesian thinking | |
Single | |
parameter models | |
Multiparameter models | |
Introduction to Bayesian computation | |
Markov chain Monte Carlo methods | |
Hierarchical modeling | |
Model comparison | |
Regression models | |
Gibbs sampling | |
Using R to interface with WinBUGS | |
ISBN: | 9780387922980 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Computer simulation , Computer science Mathematics , Visualization , Mathematical optimization , Mathematical statistics |
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Title: | Mathematical Biology [electronic resource] : An Introduction with Maple and Matlab |
Author(s): |
Ronald W Shonkwiler James Herod |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This text presents mathematical biology as a field with a unity of its own, rather than only the intrusion of one science into another. It updates an earlier successful edition and greatly expands the concept of the computerbiology laboratory, giving students a general perspective of the field before proceeding to more specialized topics. The book focuses on problems of contemporary interest, such as cancer, genetics, and the rapidly growing field ofgenomics. It includes new chapters on parasites, ca ncer, and phylogenetics, along with an introduction to online resources for DNA, protein lookups, and popular pattern matching tools such as BLAST. In addition, the emerging field ofalgebraic statistics is introduced and its power illustrated in the conte xt of phylogenetics. A unique feature of the book is the integration of a computer algebra system into the flow of ideas in a supporting but unobtrusive role.Syntax for both the Maple and Matlab systems is provided in a tandem format. The use of a compute r algebra system gives the students the opportunity to examine what if scenarios, allowing them to investigate biological systems in away never before possible. For students without access to Maple or Matlab, each topic presented is complete. Graphic visu alizations are provided for all mathematical results. Mathematical Biology includes extensive exercises, problemsand examples. A year of calculus with linear algebra is required to understand the material presented. The biology presented proceeds from the study of populations down to the molecular level no previous coursework in biology isnecessary. The book is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students studying mathematics or biology and for scientists and researchers who wish to study the appli cations of mathematics and computers in the natural sciences |
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Contents: | Biology, Mathematics and a Mathematical Biology Laboratory |
Some Mathematical Tools | |
Reproduction of the Drive for Survival | |
Interactions Between Organisms and Their Environment | |
Age | |
Dependent Population Structures | |
Random Movements in Space and Time | |
The Biological Disposition of Drugs and Inorganic Toxins | |
Neurophysiology | |
The Biochemistry of Cells | |
The Biological Disposition of Drugs and Inorganic Toxins | |
A Biomathematical Approach to HIV and AIDS | |
Parasites and Their Diseases | |
Genetics | |
Genomics | |
Phylogenetics | |
ISBN: | 9780387709840 |
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Series: | Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 0172-6056 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Biology Data processing , Biology Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) |
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Title: | Random Curves [electronic resource] : Journeys of a Mathematician |
Author(s): |
Neal Koblitz |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | These autobiographical memoirs of Neal Koblitz, coinventor of one of the two most popular forms of encryption and digital signature, cover many topics besides his own personal career in mathematics and cryptography - travels tothe Soviet Union, Latin America, Vietnam and elsewhere, political activism, and academic controversies relating to math education, the C. P. Snow two-culture problem, and mistreatment of women in academia. The stories speak forthemselves and reflect the experiences of a student and later a scientist caught up in the tumultuous events of his generation |
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Contents: | Early Years |
Harvard | |
SDS | |
The Army | |
Spring of 1972 | |
Academics | |
The Soviet Union | |
Racism and Apartheid | |
Vietnam. Part I | |
Vietnam. Part II | |
Nicaragua and Cuba | |
El Salvador | |
Two Cultures | |
Cryptography | |
Education | |
Arizona | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783540740780 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Data structures (Computer science) , Data encryption (Computer science) , Mathematics_$xHistory , Number theory |
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Title: | Boundary Integral Equations [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
George C Hsiao Wolfgang L Wendland |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book is devoted to the basic mathematical properties of solutions to boundary integral equations and presents a systematic approach to the variational methods for the boundary integral equations arising in elasticity, fluidmechanics, and acousti c scattering theory. It may also serve as the mathematical foundation of the boundary element methods. The latter have recently become extremely popular and efficient computational tools in applications. Theauthors are well known for their fundamental wor k on boundary integral equations and related topics. This book is a major scholarly contribution to the modern theory of boundary integral equations and should be accessible and useful toa large community of mathematical analysts, applied mathematicians, engineers and scientists |
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ISBN: | 9783540685456 |
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Series: | Applied Mathematical Sciences, 0066-5452 : v164 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Differential equations, partial , Computer science Mathematics , Numerical analysis , Engineering mathematics |
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Title: | The Statistical Analysis of Functional MRI Data [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Nicole Lazar |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | One of the most intriguing questions facing modern science is the inner workings of the human brain. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a powerful tool used to study the human brain in action. The data produced frommapping the active pro cesses within the brain present many challenges to statisticians, computer scientists, engineers and other data analysts, due to their complex structure and the ever-increasing sophistication of the scientificquestions being posed by researchers. This boo k represents the first in-depth discussion of statistical methodology, which it couples with an introduction to the scientific background needed to understand the data. Starting from thebasic science - where fMRI data come from, why they are so complicate d, and the role statistics can play in designing and interpreting experiments - the book gives a detailed survey of the numerous methods that have been applied in thelast fifteen years. The analysis of fMRI data features many of the major issues of concer n in modern statistics, such as high dimensionality, multiple testing, and visualization. The array of techniques examined in the book ranges fromthe simple two-sample t-test and the general linear model to hierarchical spatiotemporal models, multivariate methods such as principal components analysis, and Bayesian approaches as they have been used in fMRI. Software, includingdescriptions of the most popular freeware packages and their capabilities, is also discussed. This book offers researchers who are i nterested in the analysis of fMRI data a detailed discussion from a statistical perspective that coversthe entire process from data collection to the graphical presentation of results. The book is a valuable resource for statisticians who want to learn mo re about this growing field, and for neuroscientists who want to learn more abouthow their data can be analyzed. Nicole A. Lazar is Professor of Statistics at the University of Georgia and affiliated fa |
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Contents: | The science of fMRI |
Design of fMRI experiments | |
Noise and data preprocessing | |
Statistical issuesin fMRI data analysis | |
Basic statistical analysis | |
Temporal, spatial, and spatiotemporal models | |
Multivariate approaches | |
Basis function approaches | |
Bayesian methods in fMRI | |
Multiple testing in fMRI: the problem of thresholding | |
Additional statistical issues | |
Case study: eye motion data | |
Survey of major fMRI software packages | |
Glossary of fMRI terms | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9780387781914 |
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Series: | Statistics for Biology and Health, 1431-8776 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Neurosciences , Bioinformatics , Psychological tests and testing |
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Title: | Level Crossing Methods in Stochastic Models [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Percy H Brill |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Since its inception in 1974, the level crossing approach for analyzing a large class of stochastic models has become increasingly popular among researchers. This volume traces the evolution of level crossing theory for obtainingprobability distributi ons of state variables and demonstrates solution methods in a variety of stochastic models including: queues, inventories, dams, renewal models, counter models, pharmacokinetics, and the natural sciences. Resultsfor both steady-state and transient distrib utions are given, and numerous examples help the reader apply the method to solve problems faster, more easily, and more intuitively. The book includes introductory material for readers new tothe area, as well as advanced material for experienced users of the method, highlighting its usefulness for analyzing a broad class of models and illustrating its flexibility and adaptivity. The concepts, techniques, examples,applications and theoretical results in this book may suggest potentially new theory and new applications. The result is an essential resource for researchers, students, and professionals in operations research, management science,engineering, applied probability, statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, and the natural sciences |
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Contents: | Preface |
Origin of level crossing method | |
Sample path and system point | |
M/G/1 queues and variants | |
M/M/C queues | |
G/M/c queues | |
Dams and inventories | |
Multi | |
dimensional models | |
Embedded level crossing methods | |
Level crossing estimation | |
Additional applications | |
References | |
Partial bibliography | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9780387094212 |
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Series: | International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, 0884-8289 : v123 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer system performance , Distribution (Probability theory) , Industrial engineering , Business logistics |
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Title: | Bayesian Computation with R [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jim Albert |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | There has been a dramatic growth in the development and application of Bayesian inferential methods. Some of this growth is due to the availability of powerful simulation-based algorithms to summarize posterior distributions.There has been also a gro wing interest in the use of the system R for statistical analyses. R's open source nature, free availability, and large number of contributor packages have made R the software of choice for many statisticiansin education and industry. Bayesian Computation with R introduces Bayesian modeling by the use of computation using the R language. The early chapters present the basic tenets of Bayesian thinking by use of familiar one andtwo-parameter inferential problems. Bayesian computational methods such as Lapl ace's method, rejection sampling, and the SIR algorithm are illustrated in the context of a random effects model. The construction and implementation ofMarkov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods is introduced. These simulation-based algorithms are implemente d for a variety of Bayesian applications such as normal and binary response regression, hierarchical modeling, order-restrictedinference, and robust modeling. Algorithms written in R are used to develop Bayesian tests and assess Bayesian models by use of the posterior predictive distribution. The use of R to interface with WinBUGS, a popular MCMC computinglanguage, is described with several illustrative examples. This book is a suitable companion book for an introductory course on Bayesian methods and is valuable to the statistical practitioner who wishes to learn more about the Rlanguage and Bayesian methodology. The LearnBayes package, written by the author and available from the CRAN website, contains all of the R functions described in the book. Jim A lbert is Professor of Statistics at Bowling Green StateUniversity. He is Fellow of the American Statistical Association and is past editor of The American Statistician. His books include Ordinal Data Mo |
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Contents: | An introduction to R |
Introduction to Bayesian thinking | |
Single | |
parameter models | |
Multiparameter models | |
Introduction to Bayesian computation | |
Markov chain Monte Carlo methods | |
Hierarchical modeling | |
Model comparision | |
Regression models | |
Gibbs sampling | |
Using R to interface with WinBUGS | |
ISBN: | 9780387713854 |
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Series: | Use R! |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Computer simulation , Computer science Mathematics , Visualization , Mathematical optimization , Mathematical statistics |
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Title: | Introduction to Partial Differential Equations [electronic resource] : A Computational Approach |
Author(s): |
Aslak Tveito Ragnar Winther J.E Marsden L Sirovich M Golubitsky W Jger |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This is the softcover reprint of a popular book teaching the basic analytical and computational methods of partial differential equations. Standard topics such as separation of variables, Fourier analysis, maximum principles, andenergy estimates are included. Prerequisites for this text are the very basics of calculus, linear algebra and ordinary differential equations. Numerical methods are included in the book to show the significance of computations inpartial differential equations, and to illustr ate the strong interaction between mathematical theory and numerical methods. Great care has been taken throughout the book to seek a sound balance between the analytical and numericaltechniques. The authors present the material at an easy pace with exerc ises and projects ranging from the straightforward to the challenging. The text would be suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics andengineering, and it develops basic tools of computational science |
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Contents: | Setting the Scene |
Two | |
Point Boundary Value Problems | |
The Heat Equation | |
Finite Difference Schemes for the Heat Equation | |
The Wave Equation | |
Maximum Principles | |
Poisson's Equation in Two Space Dimensions | |
Orthogonality and General Fourier Series | |
Convergence of Fourier Series | |
The Heat Equation Revisited | |
Reaction | |
Diffusion Equations | |
Applications of the Fourier Transform | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783540267409 |
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Series: | Texts in Applied Mathematics, 0939-2475 : v29 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Global analysis (Mathematics) , Differential equations, partial , Computer science |
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Title: | Domain Decomposition Methods Algorithms and Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Andrea Toselli Olof B Widlund |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The purpose of this text is to offer a comprehensive and self-contained presentation of some of the most successful and popular domain decomposition preconditioners for finite and spectral element approximations of partialdifferential equations. Stro ng emphasis is placed on both algorithmic and mathematical aspects. Some important methods such FETI and balancing Neumann-Neumann methods and algorithms for spectral element methods, not treated previouslyin any monograph, are covered in detail. Winner o f the 2005 Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing - Mathematics/Statistics - of the Association of American Publishers |
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ISBN: | 9783540266624 |
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Series: | Springer Series in Computational Mathematics, 0179-3632 : v34 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Software engineering , Computer science Mathematics |
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Title: | An Introduction to Queueing Theory and Matrix-Analytic Methods [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
L Breuer D Baum |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The textbook contains the records of a two-semester course on queueing theory, including an introduction to matrix-analytic methods. The course is directed to last year undergraduate and first year graduate students of appliedprobability and computer science, who have already completed an introduction to probability theory. Its purpose is to present material that is close enough to concrete queueing models and their applications, while providing a soundmathematical foundation for their analysis. A pr ominent part of the book will be devoted to matrix-analytic methods. This is a collection of approaches which extend the applicability of Markov renewal methods to queueing theory byintroducing a finite number of auxiliary states. For the embedded Markov chains this leads to transition matrices in block form resembling the structure of classical models. Matrix-analytic methods have become quite popular in queueingtheory during the last twenty years. The intention to include these in a students' introducti on to queueing theory has been the main motivation for the authors to write the present book. Its aim is a presentation of the most importantmatrix-analytic concepts like phase-type distributions, Markovian arrival processes, the GI/PH/1 and BMAP/G/1 queu es as well as QBDs and discrete time approaches |
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Contents: | List of Figures. Foreword |
Queues: The Art of Modelling | |
Part I: Markovian Methods. Markov Chains and Queues in Discrete Time. Homogeneous Markov Processes on Discrete State Spaces. Markovian Queues in Continuous Time. Markovian Queueing Networks | |
Part II: Semi | |
Markovian Methods. Renewal Theory. Markov Renewal Theory. Semi | |
Markovian Queues | |
Part III: Matrix | |
Analytic Methods. Phase | |
Type Distributions. Markovian Arrival Processes. The GI/PH/1 Queue. The BMAP/G/1 Queue. Discrete Time Approaches. Spatial Markovian Arrival Processes. Appendix | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781402036316 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer Communication Networks , Computer system performance , Computer science , Distribution (Probability theory) |
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Title: | Nonlinear Optimization with Financial Applications [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Michael Bartholomew-Biggs |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The book introduces the key ideas behind practical nonlinear optimization. Computational financean increasingly popular area of mathematics degree programmesis combined here with the study of an important class ofnumerical techniques. The financia l content of the book is designed to be relevant and interesting to specialists. However, this materialwhich occupies about one-third of the textis also sufficiently accessible to allow thebook to be used on optimization courses of a more general nature. The essentials of most currently popular algorithms are described and their performance is demonstrated on a range of optimization problems arising in financialmathematics. Theoretical convergence properties of methods are stated and formal proofs are p rovided in enough cases to be instructive rather than overwhelming. Practical behaviour of methods is illustrated by computationalexamples and discussions of efficiency, accuracy and computational costs. Supporting software for the examples and exercise s is available (but the text does not require the reader to use or understand these particular codes). The author has been active in optimization for over thirty years in algorithm development and application and in teaching and research supervision. Audi ence The book is aimed at lecturers and students (undergraduate and postgraduate)in mathematics, computational finance and related subjects. It is also useful for researchers and practitioners who need a good introduction to nonlinear optimization |
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Contents: | Portfolio Optimization |
One | |
variable optimization | |
Optimal portfolios with n assets | |
Unconstrained optimization in n variables | |
The steepest descent method | |
The Newton method | |
Quasi | |
Newton methods | |
The conjugate gradient method | |
Optimal portfolios with restrictions | |
Larger | |
scale portfolio problems | |
Data | |
fitting and the Gauss | |
Newton method | |
Equality constrained optimization | |
Methods for linear equality constraints | |
Penalty function methods | |
Sequential quadratic programming | |
Further portfolio problems | |
Inequality constrained optimization | |
Extending equality | |
cons | |
ISBN: | 9780387241494 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Electronic data processing , Computer science Mathematics , Numerical analysis , Mathematical optimization , Operations research , Banks and banking |
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Title: | The NexStar User’s Guide |
Author(s): |
Michael W Swanson |
Date: | 2004 |
Size: | 1 online resource (296 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-0-85729-418-0 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- Are Go To Scopes Appropriate for Beginners? -- A Brief History of NexStar -- The NexStar Resource Site -- Organization of the Book -- 2 Astronomy Basics -- The Night Sky -- Observation Technique -- What’s Up There? |
-- Equipment Basics -- Conclusion -- 3 Overview of the NexStar Line -- Entry-Level NexStars - the “Little NexStars” -- Advanced NexStars - the SCT Models -- Which Scope for You? -- 4 Alignment -- Must Do’s of Alignment -- Alignment | |
Methods -- Alignment Myths -- 5 Basic Operation -- GoTo an Object -- Required Hand Control Setup -- Less Commonly Used Features -- 6 Expanding Your Horizons- Choosing Objects to View -- Understanding What Can Be Seen in Your Scope -- | |
Star Charts, Magazines, and Other Printed Resources -- Computer Software -- The Solar System -- Deep Sky Objects -- Observation Programs -- 7 Using the Software Included with Little NexStars- TheSky and NexStar Observer List -- TheSky | |
-- NexStar Observer List -- 8 Accessories for Your NexStar -- Tripods and Related Accessories -- Wedges -- Power Sources -- Eyepieces and Related Items -- Diagonals -- Filters -- Finder Scopes -- Scope Covers and Cases -- Accessory and | |
Eyepiece Cases -- Dew Prevention -- Cold Weather Gear for Your Scope -- Mounting Rails and Counterweights -- Observing Chairs -- Field Tables -- Hand Control Extension Cables -- Manual Hand Control for the N8/11 GPS and N5i/8i -- | |
Conclusion -- 9 Collimation- Optical Alignment -- SCT Collimation (NexStar 5 and Larger) -- Newtonian Collimation (NexStar 114) -- Maksutov Collimation (NexStar 4) -- Refractor Collimation (NexStar 60 and 80) -- 10 Controlling Your | |
NexStar with a PC or Palmtop Computer -- What Types of Computers Work -- Required Cables -- Software to Control NexStar Telescopes -- Putting It All Together -- Common Problems with PC to Scope Communication -- 11 Astrophotography with | |
a NexStar -- Astrophotography Basics -- Astrophotography with NexStar Telescopes -- Conclusion -- Image Gallery -- 12 Maintenance, Care, and Cleaning -- Cleaning -- Mechanical Care and Adjustments -- Caring for the Electronics -- 13 | |
Mounting Other Optical Tubes on a NexStar -- NexStar 8/11 GPS -- NexStar 5/5i/8/8i -- NexStar 4 -- NexStar 60/80/114 -- 14 Additional Tips and Solutions -- Various Models of NexStar -- NexStar 8/11 GPS -- NexStar 5/8 -- NexStar | |
60/80/114/4 -- NexStar 60/80/114/4 with Original GT Hand Control -- Conclusion -- Appendix A - Internet Resources -- NexStar-Specific Web Sites -- General-Astronomy Web Sites -- Vendor and Manufacturer Web Sites -- Appendix B - Objects | |
in the NexStar Hand Control -- Appendix C - PC and Palmtop Software Compatible with NexStar Telescopes -- Appendix D - Writing Programs to Control NexStar Telescopes -- Basic Control Commands - Get and GoTo -- Advanced Commands -- | |
Appendix E - Glossary | |
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Keywords: | Popular works , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques |
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Title: | Beyond Fear Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World |
Author(s): |
Bruce Schneier |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (296 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/b97547 |
Contents: | Sensible Security -- All Security Involves Trade-offs -- Security Trade-offs Are Subjective -- Security Trade-offs Depend on Power and Agenda -- How Security Works -- Systems and How They Fail -- Knowing the Attackers -- Attackers |
Never Change Their Tunes, Just Their Instruments -- Technology Creates Security Imbalances -- Security Is a Weakest-Link Problem -- Brittleness Makes for Bad Security -- Security Revolves Around People -- Detection Works Where | |
Prevention Fails -- Detection Is Useless Without Response -- Identification, Authentication, and Authorization -- All Countermeasures Have Some Value, But No Countermeasure Is Perfect -- Fighting Terrorism -- The Game of Security -- | |
Negotiating for Security -- Security Demystified | |
ISBN: | 9780387217123 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Data encryption (Computer science) , Coding theory , System safety , Popular works , Medicine , Health , Social work , Physics , Security Science and Technology , Social Work , Popular Science in Medicine and Health , Popular Science, general , Data Encryption , Coding and Information Theory |
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Title: | Temporal GIS Advanced Functions for Field-Based Applications |
Author(s): |
George Christakos |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (219 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-56540-3 |
Contents: | 1 A BME View to the New Realities of TGIS -- 1.1 Introducing a Temporal Geographical Information System (TGIS) -- 1.2 Field-Based TGIS -- 1.3 TGIS Functions -- 1.4 Novel Contribution to TGIS -- 1.5 Concluding Remarks -- 2 |
Spatiotemporal Modelling -- 2.1 Spatiotemporal Continuum -- 2.2 The Random Field Model -- 2.3 The Role of Metaphors in TGIS -- 2.4 The Importance of Physical Geometry -- 2.5 Synopsis -- 3 Knowledge Bases Integration -- 3.1 Integrating | |
Knowledge Bases (KB) into TGIS -- 3.2 General KB and the Associated Physical Constraints -- 3.3 Specificatory KB -- 3.4 Accommodating Knowledge Needs -- 4 Spatiotemporal Mapping -- 4.1 A Formulation of the Spatiotemporal Mapping | |
Problem -- 4.2 Formal BME Analysis and Mapping -- 4.3 Other Mapping Techniques -- 4.4 Concluding Remarks -- 5 Interpretive BME -- 5.1 Interpretive Issues -- 5.2 An Epistemic Analysis of the BME Approach -- 5.3 Non-Bayesian | |
Conditionalization -- 5.4 By Way of a Summary -- 6 The BME Toolbox In Action -- 6.1 The Fundamental KB Operators -- 6.2 Step-by-Step BME -- 6.3 Analytic and Synthetic Case-Studies -- 6.4 Quantifying the Mapping Efficiency of Soft Data | |
-- 6.5 Numerical Investigations of Popular Techniques -- 6.6 Merging Maps with BME -- 6.7 Synopsis -- 7 The BME Computer Library -- 7.1 Computational BME Analysis and the BMEIib -- 7.2 Getting Started -- 7.3 The iolib Directory -- 7.4 | |
The graphlib Directory -- 7.5 The modelslib Directory -- 7.6 The statlib Directory -- 7.7 The bmeprobalib Directory -- 7.8 The bmeintlib Directory -- 7.9 The bmehrlib Directory -- 7.10 Simulations -- 7.11 The genlib Directory -- 7.12 | |
The mvnlib Directory -- 7.13 BMEIib Tutorials, Examples, and Tests -- 8 Scientific Hypothesis Testing, Explanation, and Decision Making -- 8.1 On Scientific Methodology -- 8.2 Hypothesis Testing -- 8.3 Scientific Explanation -- 8.4 | |
Geographotemporal Decision Making -- 8.5 Prelude -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783642565403 |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Earth sciences , Geology , Geotechnical engineering , Statistics , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Earth Sciences, general , Geology , Geotechnical Engineering & Applied Earth Sciences |
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Title: | Radiation in Enclosures Elliptic Boundary Value Problem |
Author(s): |
Aristide Mbiock |
Date: | 2000 |
Size: | 1 online resource (211 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-57094-0 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Thermal Radiation -- 1.2 Short Historical Background -- 1.3 Motivations, Objectives and Scope -- 1.4 Basic Concepts in Boundary Value Problems -- 2 Physical Model -- 2.1 Emitted Radiation -- 2.2 Incident, |
Absorbed and Scattered Radiation -- 2.3 Radiation from Particulate Matter -- 2.4 Governing Equations with Shadow Zones -- 2.5 Energy Balance Relations -- 2.6 Energy Balance on a Unit Surface -- 3 Some Computational Methods -- 3.1 | |
Directional Equation Methods -- 3.2 Net Energy Balance Methods -- 3.3 Concluding Remarks -- 3.4 The Boundary Value Equation -- 4 Mathematical Model -- 4.1 Subsidiary Conditions -- 4.2 Analysis of the Boundary Value Equation -- 4.3 | |
Canonical Formulation -- 4.4 Irradiance Formulation -- 4.5 Analytical Form of the Solution -- 4.6 Quadratic Variational Formulation -- 4.7 Variational Solution: Existence, Uniqueness -- 4.8 Continuity of the Variational Solution -- 4.9 | |
Question of Proper Posing Problem -- 5 Numerical Approximation -- 5.1 Description of the Method -- 5.2 Finite Element Representation -- 5.3 Definition of the Approximation Space -- 5.4 Formulation of the Approximated Problem -- 5.5 | |
Convergence of the Numerical Solution -- 5.6 Definition of Shape Functions -- 5.7 Quadrature for the Coefficients of B and L -- 5.8 Algorithm for Computer Realization -- 6 Simulations in Specific Cases -- 6.1 The Transparent Medium -- | |
6.2 The Isothermal Gray Medium -- 6.3 The Non-isothermal Gray Medium -- 6.4 Non Gray Medium Band Approximation -- 7 Spectral Properties of Gases -- 7.1 Principle of Infrared-Radiation in Gases -- 7.2 Properties of an Isothermal Gas | |
Species -- 7.3 Properties of a Non-isothermal Gas Species -- 7.4 Medium Containing Several Gas Species -- 7.5 Band Radiation in a Well-Stirred Chamber -- 8 Application to Industrial Furnace -- 8.1 Experimental Configuration -- 8.2 | |
Analysis of Experimental Flames -- 8.3 Concluding Remarks -- 8.4 Photo Panels - Experimental Flames -- 8.5 In-Flame and Wall Measurements -- 9 Radiation in Scattering Media -- 9.1 Formulation of the Problem -- 9.2 Radiation Heat | |
Transfer with Conduction and/or Convection -- 9.2.2 Concluding Remarks -- 10 Conclusion -- Nomenclature -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783642570940 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Computer mathematics , Calculus of variations , Thermodynamics , Education , Heat engineering , Heat transfer , Mass transfer , Physics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Thermodynamics , Popular Science in Education , Computational Science and Engineering , Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Optimization , Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer |
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Title: | Astronomy on the Personal Computer |
Author(s): |
Oliver Montenbruck |
Date: | 2000 |
Edition: | Fourth, Completely Revised Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (300 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-03436-7 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- 2 Coordinate Systems -- 3 Calculation of Rising and Setting Times -- 4 Cometary Orbits -- 5 Special Perturbations -- 6 Planetary Orbits -- 7 Physical Ephemerides of the Planets -- 8 The Orbit of the Moon -- 9 Solar |
Eclipses -- 10 Stellar Occultations -- 11 Orbit Determination -- 12 Astrometry -- A.1 The Accompanying CD-ROM -- A.1.1 Contents -- A.1.2 System Requirements -- A.1.3 Executing the Programs -- A.2 Compiling and Linking the Programs -- | |
A.2.1 General Advice on Computer-Specific Modifications -- A.2.2 Microsoft Visual C++ for Windows 98/2000/XP -- A.2.3 GNU C++ for Linux -- A.3 List of the Library Functions -- Symbols. | |
ISBN: | 9783642034367 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Geophysics , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Physics , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Geophysics/Geodesy , Numerical and Computational Physics , Popular Science in Astronomy |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1969-9783540360988:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Probability and Information Theory Proceedings of the International Symposium at McMaster University, Canada, April, 1968 |
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Date: | 1969 |
Size: | 1 online resource (260 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/BFb0079113 |
Contents: | On different characterizations of entropies -- The structure of capacity functions for compound channels -- Boolean algebraic methods in Markov chains -- Maxima of partial sums -- Series expansions for random processes -- Glivenko-Cantelli type theo rems for distance functions based on the modified empirical distribution function of M. Kac and for the empirical process with random sample size in general -- On the continuity of Markov processes -- Some mathematical problems in statistical mechanics -- Asymptotic behaviour of the average probability of error for low rates of information transmission -- On the optimum rate of transmitting information -- A necessary and sufficient condition for the validity of the local ergodic theorem -- Recent results on mixing in topological measure spaces -- Convergence in probability and allied results -- Applications of almost surely convergent constructions of weakly convergent processes -- Random processes defined through the interaction of an |
infinite particle system -- The central limit theorem and ?-entropy -- Maximum probability estimators with a general loss function | |
ISBN: | 9783540360988 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Mathematics: 89 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematical statistics , Probabilities , Popular works , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Probability and Statistics in Computer Science , Popular Science, general |
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