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Title:Non-Equilibrium Social Science and Policy Introduction and Essays on New and Changing Paradigms in Socio-Economic Thinking
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 232 p p.)
Contents:Non-Equilibrium Social Science & Policy -- Economics -- Social Psychology and Narrative Economy -- Sociology and Non-Equilibrium Social Science -- Geography far from Equilibrium -- Cities in Disequilibrium -- The Evolutionary Theory
of Globalization -- Systems, Networks, and Policy -- Towards a Complexity-Friendly Policy: breaking the vicious circle of equilibrium thinking in economic and public policy -- The Information Economy -- Complexity Science & the Art of
Policy Making -- The Complexity of Government -- The Room Around the Elephant: Tackling Context-Dependency in the Social Sciences -- Global Systems Science and Policy -- Index.
ISBN:9783319424248
Series:eBooks
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer 2017 package
Keywords: Physics , Operations research , Decision making , Complexity, Computational , Economic theory , Social sciences , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Complexity
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Title:Housing Economics and Public Policy
Author(s): O'Sullivan
Date:2002
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
Size:1 online resource (353 p.)
ISBN:9780632064618
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Series:Wiley Online Library
Series:Wiley 2016 package purchase
Keywords: Business & Management
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Title:Complex Surveys Analysis of Categorical Data
Author(s): Parimal Mukhopadhyay
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (248 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-981-10-0871-9
Contents:Chapter 1. Preliminaries -- Chapter 2. The Design-Effects and Mis-Specification Effects -- Chapter 3. Some Classical Models in Categorical Data Analysis -- Chapter 4. Analysis of Categorical Data under a Full Model -- Chapter 5. Analysis of Catego rical Data under Log-Linear Models -- Chapter 6. Analysis of Categorical Data under Logistic Regression Model -- Chapter 7. Analysis in the Presence of Classification Errors -- Chapter 8. Approximate MLE’s from Survey Data
ISBN:9789811008719
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and
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Title:Applied Statistics for Social and Management Sciences
Author(s): Abdul Quader Miah
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (444 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-981-10-0401-8
Contents:1: Basics -- 2: Presentation of Statistical Data -- 3: Descriptive Statistics -- 4: Probability Theory -- 5: Probability Distributions -- 6: Statistical Inference -- 7: Hypothesis Testing -- 8: The Chi-Square Test -- 9: Non-Parametric Test -- 10: C orrelation -- 11: Simple Regression -- 12: Multiple Regression -- 13: Sampling Theory -- 14: Determination of Sample Size -- 15: Index Numbers -- 16: Analysis of Financial Data -- 17: Experimental Design -- 18: Statistical Quality Control -- 19: Summary f or Hypothesis Testing
ISBN:9789811004018
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistical Theory and Methods
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Title:Statistics for Non-Statisticians
Author(s): Birger Stjernholm Madsen
Date:2016
Edition:2nd ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (44 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-49349-6
Contents:Preface -- 1 Data Collection -- 2 Presentation of Data -- 3 Description of Data -- 4 The Normal Distribution -- 5 Analysis of Qualitative Data -- 6 Error Sources and Planning -- 7 Assessment of Relationship -- 8 Comparing Two Groups -- 9 Appendices -- Index
ISBN:9783662493496
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistical Theory and Methods
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Title:Seasonal Adjustment Methods and Real Time Trend-Cycle Estimation
Author(s): Estela Bee Dagum
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (10 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-31822-6
Contents:Introduction -- Time Series Components -- Part I: Seasonal Adjustment Methods -- Seasonal Adjustment: Meaning, Purpose and Methods -- Linear Filters Seasonal Adjustment Methods: Census Method II and its Variants -- Seasonal Adjustment Based on ARIM A Decomposition: TRAMO-SEATS -- Seasonal Adjustment Based on Structural Time Series Models -- Part II: Trend-Cycle Estimation -- Trend-Cycle Estimation -- Further Developments on the Henderson Trend-Cycle Filter -- A Unified View of Trend-Cycle Predictors in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces (RKHS) -- Real Time Trend-Cycle Prediction -- The Effect of Seasonal Adjustment on Real-Time Trend-Cycle Prediction -- Glossary
ISBN:9783319318226
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Keywords: Statistics , Probabilities , Econometrics , Macroeconomics , Statistics , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Econometrics
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Title:Topics in Theoretical and Applied Statistics
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Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (18 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-27274-0
Contents:Part I Statistical Theory and Methods -- Part II Data Mining and Multivariate Data Analysis -- Part III Sampling and Estimation Methods -- Part IV Social Statistics, Demography and Health Data -- Part V Economic Statistics and Econometrics.
ISBN:9783319272740
Series:eBooks
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Keywords: Statistics , Demography , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Demography
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Title:Empirical Agent-Based Modelling - Challenges and Solutions [electronic resource] : Volume 1, The Characterisation and Parameterisation of Empirical Agent-Based Models
Author(s): Alexander Smajgl
Olivier Barreteau
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:This instructional bookshowcases techniques to parameterise human agents in empirical agent-based models(ABM). In doing so, it provides a timely overview of key ABM methodologies and the most innovative approaches through avariety of empirical applic ations. It features cutting-edge research from leading academics and practitioners, and will provide a guide for characterising and parameterising human agents in empirical ABM.In order to facilitatelearning, this text shares the valuable experiences of o ther modellers in particular modelling situations. Very little has been published in the area of empirical ABM, and this contributed volume will appeal to graduate-level studentsand researchers studying simulation modeling in economics, sociology, ecology , and trans-disciplinary studies, such as topics related to sustainability. In a similar vein to the instruction found in a cookbook, this text provides theempirical modeller with a set of 'recipes' ready to be implemented. Agent-based modeling (ABM) is a powerful, simulation-modeling technique that has seen a dramatic increase in real-world applications in recent years. In ABM, asystem is modeled as a collection of autonomous decision-making entities called agents. Each agent individually assesses its si tuation and makes decisions on the basis of a set of rules. Agents may execute various behaviorsappropriate for the system they representfor example, producing, consuming, or selling. ABM is increasingly used for simulating real-world systems, such as nat ural resource use, transportation, public health, andconflict.Decision makers increasingly demand support that covers a multitude of indicators that can be effectively addressed using ABM. This is especially the case in situations where human behavior is identified as a criticalelement. As a result, ABM will only continue its rapid growth. This is the first volume in a series of books that aims to contribute to a cultural chan
Contents:Empiricism and agent based modelling
A case study on characterising and parameterising an agent based integrated model of recreational fishing and coral reef ecosystem dynamics
An Agent Based Model of Tourist Movements in New Zealand
Humanecosystem interaction in large ensemble model systems
Using Spatially Explicit Marketing Data to Build Social Simulations
ISBN:9781461461340
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Keywords: Statistics , Computer simulation , Mathematical statistics
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Title:Applied Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Excel [electronic resource]
Author(s): Linda Herkenhoff
John Fogli
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Exelis the firstbook to illustrate the capabilities of Microsoft Excel to teach applied statistics effectively.It is a step-by-step exercise-drivenguide for students and practiti oners who need to master Excel to solve practical statistical problems in industry.If understanding statistics isnt your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you arewary of computers, this is the right book for you.Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in statistics courses.Its powerfulcomputational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier t han in years past.However, Applied Business Statistics for Business and Managementcapitalizes on these improvements by teaching students andpractitioners how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and workplace. Each chapter e xplains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand businessproblems.Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions. Linda Herkenhoff is currently a full professor and director of the Transglobal MBA program at Saint Marys College in Moraga, California,where she teaches Quantitative Analysis and Statistics. She is the former Executive Director of Human Resources for Stanford University. The first sixteen years of h er career included various responsibilities within ChevronCorporation, primarily as a geophysicist. She has lived/worked/conducted research in over 30 countries and has spent time on all 7 continents. John Fogli is the Founder and President of Sentenium, Inc. John's business researchmethods have helped public and private industries better understand the involvement necessary to lead consensus solutions. He has facilitated ove
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ISBN:9781461484233
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Keywords: Statistics , Mathematical statistics , Economics Statistics
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Title:Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R [electronic resource]
Author(s): Roger S Bivand
Edzer Pebesma
Virgilio Gmez-Rubio
Date:2013
Edition:2nd ed. 2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R, Second Edition, is divided into two basic parts, the first presenting R packages, functions, classes and methods for handling spatial data. This part is of interest to users who need to accessand visualise spatia l data. Data import and export for many file formats for spatial data are covered in detail, as is the interface between R and the open source GRASS GIS and the handling of spatio-temporal data. The second partshowcases more specialised kinds of spatial d ata analysis, including spatial point pattern analysis, interpolation and geostatistics, areal data analysis and disease mapping. The coverage of methods of spatial data analysis ranges fromstandard techniques to new developments, and the examples used ar e largely taken from the spatial statistics literature. All the examples can be run using R contributed packages available from the CRAN website, with code and additionaldata sets from the book's own website. Compared to the first edition, the second edit ion covers the more systematic approach towards handling spatial data in R, as well as a number of important and widely used CRAN packages that haveappeared since the first edition. This book will be of interest to researchers who intend to use R to hand le, visualise, and analyse spatial data. It will also be of interest to spatial data analysts who do not use R, but who areinterested in practical aspects of implementing software for spatial data analysis. It is a suitable companion book for introductory spatial statistics courses and for applied methods courses in a wide range of subjects using spatialdata, including human and physical geography, geographical information science and geoinformatics, the environmental sciences, ecology, public health and disease control, economics, public administration and political science. Thebook has a website where complete code examples, data sets, and other support material may be found: http://www.asdar-boo
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Contents:Preface 2nd edition
Preface 1st edition
Hello World: Introducing Spatial Data
Classes for Spatial Data in R
Visualising Spatial Data
Spatial Data Import and Export
Further Methods for Handling Spatial Data
Classes for spatio
temporal Data
Spatial Point Pattern Analysis
Interpolation and Geostatistics
Modelling Areal Data
Disease Mapping
ISBN:9781461476184
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Series:Use R! : v10
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Statistics , Cartography
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Title:Multiple Decrement Models in Insurance [electronic resource] : An Introduction Using R
Author(s): Shailaja Deshmukh
Date:2012
Publisher:India : Springer India : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:The book will serve as a guide to many actuarial concepts and statistical techniques in multiple decrement models and their application in calculation of premiums and reserves in life insurance products with riders and in pensionand employee benefit plans as in these schemes, the benefit paid on termination of employment depends upon the several causes of termination. Multiple state models are discussed to accommodate the insurance products in which thepayment of benefits or premiums is dependent on being in a given state or moving between a given pair of states at a given time, for example, disability income insurance model. The book also discusses stochastic models for interestrates and calculation of premiums for some products in this set up. The highlight of the book is usage of R software, freely available from public domain, for computations of various monetary functions involved in insurance business. Rcommands are given for all the computations
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Contents:Multiple Decrement Models
Introduction
Time to Decrement and Cause of Decrement Random Variables
Multiple Decrement Table
Associated Single Decrement Model
Exercises
Premiums and Reserves for Multiple Decrement Model
Introduction
Actuarial Present Value of Benefit
Computation of Premiums
Computation of Reserves
Exercises
Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Introduction
Actuarial Present Value of Pension Benefit
Exercises
Pension Funding
Introduction
Accrued Benefit Cost Method for an Individual
Accrued Benefit Cost Method for a Group
Aggrega
ISBN:9788132206590
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Keywords: Statistics , Mathematical statistics , Economics Statistics
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Title:Social Self-Organization [electronic resource]
Author(s): Dirk Helbing
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Monograph
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ISBN:9783642240034
Series:Understanding Complex Systems
Series:e-books
Keywords: Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Numerical and Computational Physics , Sociology, general , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences
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Title:Energy Pricing [electronic resource] : Economics and Principles
Author(s): Roger L Conkling
Date:2011
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:This book describes the processes through which rates for energy consumption are derived, ranging from initial analyses of the supply and demand parameters to the final forms and levels of end-use consumer prices. The authorargues against aggressive accounting procedures, and suggests criteria for choosing firm's position on pending public policy issues. A handbook on energy formulae for non-professionals is included in the book. The author is adjunctprofessor at the University of Portland
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Contents:Introduction
The Cost Approach to Pricing: The Direction of Costs
The Cost Approach to Pricing: Joint Cost Allocations
The Cost Approach to Pricing: The Tenneco Pattern
The Value Approach to Pricing: Demand Influence
The Value Approach to Pricing: Planning for Demand
The Public Policy/Social Engineering Approach to Pricing
Introduction to Rates
Elements to Rate Design
Traditional Types of Rate Forms
Tools of the Trade
Matters of Judgment
ISBN:9783642154911
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Series:Energy Systems, 1867-8998
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Economics , Engineering economy , Microeconomics , Operations research
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Title:Living Standards Analytics [electronic resource] : Development through the Lens of Household Survey Data
Author(s): Dominique Haughton
Jonathan Haughton
Date:2011
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:The purpose of this book is to introduce, discuss, illustrate, and evaluate the colorful palette of analytical techniques that can be applied to the analysis of household survey data, with an emphasis on the innovations of thepast decade or so. Most of the chapters begin by introducing a methodological or policy problem, to motivate the subsequent discussion of relevant methods. They then summarize the relevant techniques, and draw on examples many ofthem from the authors own work and aim to convey a sense of the potential, but also the strengths and weaknesses, of those techniques. This book is meant for graduate students in statistics, economics, policy analysis, andsocial sciences, especially, but certainly not exclusively, those interested in t he challenges of economic development in the Third World. Additionally, the book will be useful to academics and practitioners who work closely withsurvey data. This is a book that can serve as a reference work, to be taken down from the shelf and perused from time to time. Dominique Haughton is Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Bentley University and Affiliated Researcher atUniversit Toulouse I. Jonathan Haughton is Professor of Economics at Suffolk University and Senior Economist at the Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy
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Contents:Introduction
Graphical exploratory methods
Sample size issues
Beyond linear regression
Adjustment for spatial correlation
The issue of causality
Non
homogeneity/mixtures
Bayesian analysis
Grouping methods
Panel data issues
Measures of poverty and inequality
Bootstrap
Fuzzy methods for poverty measures
Combining data sets
ISBN:9781461403852
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Series:Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Keywords: Statistics
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Title:Managing Complexity: Insights, Concepts, Applications [electronic resource]
Author(s): D Helbing
Date:2008
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Each chapter in Managing Complexity focuses on analyzing real-world complex systems and transferring knowledge from the complex-systems sciences to applications in business, industry and society. The interdisciplinarycontributions range from markets and production through logistics, traffic control, and critical infrastructures, up to network design, information systems, social conflicts and building consensus. They serve to raise readers'awareness concerning the often counter-intuitive behavior of c omplex systems and to help them integrate insights gained in complexity research into everyday planning, decision making, strategic optimization, and policy. Intended for abroad readership, the contributions have been kept largely non-technical and addres s a general, scientifically literate audience involved in corporate, academic, and public institutions
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Contents:Managing Complexity: An Introduction
Managing Complexity: An Introduction
Markets and Business
Market Segmentation: The Network Approach
Managing Autonomy and Control in Economic Systems
Complexity and the Enterprise: The Illusion of Control
Logistics and Production
Benefits and Drawbacks of Simple Models for Complex Production Systems
Logistics Networks: Coping with Nonlinearity and Complexity
Repeated Auction Games and Learning Dynamics in Electronic Logistics Marketplaces: Complexity, Bounded Rationality, and Regulation through Information
Traffic
Decentrali
ISBN:9783540752615
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Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Economics , Systems theory , Engineering , Technology , Management information systems
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Title:Complex Decision Making [electronic resource] : Theory and Practice
Author(s): H Qudrat-Ullah
J.M Spector
P.I Davidsen
Date:2008
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:The increasingly complex environment of today's world, characterized by technological innovation and global communication, generates myriads of possible and actual interactions while limited physical and intellectual resourcesseverely impinge on deci sion makers, be it in the public or private domains. At the core of the decision-making process is the need for quality information that allows the decision maker to better assess the impact of decisions interms of outcomes, nonlinear feedback processes a nd time delays on the performance of the complex system invoked. This volume is a timely review on the principles underlying complex decision making, the handling of uncertainties indynamic envrionments and of the various modeling approaches used. The boo k consists of five parts, each composed of several chapters: I: Complex Decision Making: Concepts, Theories and Empirical Evidence II: Tools and Techniques forDecision Making in Complex Environments and Systems III: System Dynamics and Agent-Based Modelin g IV: Methodological Issues V: Future Directions
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Contents:How to Improve Dynamic Decision Making? Theory and Practice
Expertise in Dynamic Tasks
Dynamic Handling of Uncertainty for Decision Making
Using System Dynamics and Multiple Objective Optimization to Support Policy Analysis for Complex Systems
Creation of Hydroelectric System Scheduling by Simulation
Understanding the Complex Decision Making Using Non
Parametric Data Envelopment Analysis
Using Group Model Building to Inform Public Policy Making and Implementation
Agents First! Using Agent
Based Simulation to Identify and Quantify Macro Stuctures
Influencing and Interpre
ISBN:9783540736653
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Keywords: Economics , Engineering , Technology , Social sciences Methodology
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Title:The Statistical Analysis of Recurrent Events [electronic resource]
Author(s): Richard J Cook
Jerald F Lawless
Date:2007
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Recurrent event data arise in diverse fields such as medicine, public health, insurance, social science, economics, manufacturing and reliability. The purpose of this book is to present models and statistical methods for theanalysis of recurrent even t data. No single comprehensive treatment of these areas currently exists. The authors provide broad but detailed coverage of the major approaches to analysis, while also emphasizing the modeling assumptionsthat they are based on. Thus, they consider impo rtant models such as Poisson and renewal processes, with extensions to incorporate covariates or random effects. More general intensity-based models are also considered, as well assimpler models that focus on rate or mean functions. Parametric, nonparamet ric and semiparametric methodologies are all covered, with clear descriptions of procedures for estimation, testing and model checking. Important practicaltopics such as observation schemes and selection of individuals for study, the planning of randomize d experiments, events of several types, and the prediction of future events are considered. Methods of modeling and analysis areillustrated through many examples taken from health research and industry. The objectives and interpretations of different anal yses are discussed in detail, and issues of robustness are addressed. Statistical analysis of the examplesis carried out with S-PLUS software and code is given for some examples. This book is directed at graduate students, researchers, and applied statist icians working in industry, government or academia. Some familiarity with survivalanalysis is beneficial since survival software is used to carry out many of the analyses considered. This book can be used as a textbook for a graduate course on the analysi s of recurrent events or as a reference for a more generalcourse on event history analysis. Problems are given at the end of chapters to reinforce the material presented and to provide additional backgr
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Contents:Models and Frameworks for Analysis of Recurrent Events
Methods Based on Counts and Rate Functions
Analysis of Gap Times
General Intensity
Based Models
Multitype Recurrent Events
Observation Schemes Giving Incomplete or Selective Data
OtherTopics
ISBN:9780387698106
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Series:Statistics for Biology and Health, 1431-8776
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Medicine , Epidemiology , Mathematical statistics , System safety , Econometrics , Social sciences Methodology
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Call number:SPRINGER-2007-9780387498966:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Approval Voting [electronic resource]
Author(s): Steven J Brams
Peter C Fishburn
Date:2007
Edition:Second Edition
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Approval Voting proposes a compelling way to elect some 500,000 officials in public elections. Under this system voters may vote for, or approve of, as many candidates as they like in multicandidate elections. Among the manybenefits of approval votin g are its propensity to elect the majority candidate (rather than the strongest minority candidate, as often occurs under plurality voting), its relative invulnerability to insincere or strategic voting,andby offering voters the opportunity to influence e lection outcomes more equitablya probable increase in voter turnout. Since the publication of the first edition of this book, its arguments in favor of an election reformpractically unknown in 1983 have stood the test of time. Perhaps the proof of the pud ding lies in the adoption of approval voting by about a dozen professional societiesseveral with tens of thousands of membersand their generallyfavorable experience with it. After a generation of discussion and debate on the subject, the authors remain co nvinced that Approval Voting is as relevant today as it was when rigorous analysis and systematic empirical research on thiselection reform began more than 30 years ago
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Contents:Introduction: Overview of the Problem and Its Solution
Sincerity and Strategy
Proofness: Which System Is Most Honest?
The Condorcet Criterion: Which System Best Finds the Majority Candidate?
The Reconstruction of an Election under Alternative Rules
Power and Equity: Which System Is Fairest?
Deducing Condorcet Candidates from Election Data
Polls and the Problem of Strategic Information in Elections
Recent Empirical Examples and Theoretical Extensions
Deducing Preferences and Choices in the 1980 Presidential Election
Epilogue
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Keywords: Mathematics , Economics , Finance , Political science
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Title:Statistical Methods in Counterterrorism [electronic resource] : Game Theory, Modeling, Syndromic Surveillance, and Biometric Authentication
Author(s): Alyson G Wilson
Gregory D Wilson
David H Olwell
Date:2006
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:All the data was out there to warn us of this impending attack, why didn't we see it? This was a frequently asked question in the weeks and months after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon onSeptember 11, 2001. In the wak e of the attacks, statisticians moved quickly to become part of the national response to the global war on terror. This book is an overview of the emerging research program at the intersection of nationalsecurity and statistical sciences. A wide range of talented researchers address issues in . Syndromic Surveillance---How do we detect and recognize bioterrorist events? . Modeling and Simulation---How do we better understand andexplain complex processes so that decision makers can take the best course of action? . Biometric Authentication---How do we pick the terrorist out of the crowd of faces or better match the passport to the traveler? . Game Theory---Howdo we understand the rules that terrorists are playing by? This book includes technical treatments of statistical issues that will be of use to quantitative researchers as well as more general examinations of quantitative approaches tocounterterrorism that will be accessible to decision makers with stronger policy backgrounds. Dr. Alyson G. Wilson is a statistician and the technical lead for DoD programs in the Statistical Sciences Group at Los Alamos NationalLaboratory. Dr. Gregory D. Wilson is a rhetorician and ethnographer in the Statistical Sciences Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Dav id H. Olwell is chair of the Department of Systems Engineering at the Naval PostgraduateSchool in Monterey, California
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Contents:Game Theory
Game Theory in an Age of Terrorism: How Can Statisticians Contribute?
Combining Game Theory and Risk Analysis in Counterterrorism: A Smallpox Example
Game
Theoretic and Reliability Methods in Counterterrorism and Security
Biometric Authentication
Biometric Authentication
Towards Statistically Rigorous Biometric Authentication Using Facial Images
Recognition Problem of Biometrics: Nonparametric Dependence Measures and Aggregated Algorithms
Syndromic Surveillance
Data Analysis Research Issues and Emerging Public Health Biosurveillance Directions
Current
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Keywords: Statistics , Optical pattern recognition , Mathematics , Operations research , Mathematical statistics , Economics, Mathematical
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Title:Modeling Longitudinal Data [electronic resource]
Author(s): Robert E Weiss
Date:2005
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Longitudinal data are ubiquitous across Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, Psychology, Political Science, Biology, Sociology and Education, yet many longitudinal data sets remain improperly analyzed. This book teaches the artand statistical scie nce of modern longitudinal data analysis. The author emphasizes specifying, understanding, and interpreting longitudinal data models. He inspects the longitudinal data graphically, analyzes the time trend andcovariates, models the covariance matrix, and t hen draws conclusions. Covariance models covered include random effects, autoregressive, autoregressive moving average, antedependence, factor analytic, and completely unstructured modelsamong others. Longer expositions explore: an introduction to and cri tique of simple non-longitudinal analyses of longitudinal data, missing data concepts, diagnostics, and simultaneous modeling of two longitudinal variables.Applications and issues for random effects models cover estimation, shrinkage, clustered data, mode ls for binary and count data and residuals and residual plots. Shorter sections include a general discussion of how computationalalgorithms work, handling transformed data, and basic design issues. This book requires a solid regression course as backgroun d and is particularly intended for the final year of a Biostatistics or Statistics Masters degree curriculum.The mathematical prerequisite is generally low, mainly assuming familiarity with regression analysis in matrix form. Doctoral students in Biostati stics or Statistics, applied researchers and quantitative doctoral students indisciplines such as Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, Psychology, Political Science, Biology, Sociology and Education will find this book invaluable. The book has many fig ures and tables illustrating longitudinal data andnumerous homework problems. The associated web site contains many longitudinal data sets, examples of computer code, and labs to re-enforce the material
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Contents:to Longitudinal Data
Plots
Simple Analyses
Critiques of Simple Analyses
The Multivariate Normal Linear Model
Tools and Concepts
Specifying Covariates
Modeling the Covariance Matrix
Random Effects Models
Residuals and Case Diagnostics
Discrete Longitudinal Data
Missing Data
Analyzing Two Longitudinal Variables
Further Reading
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Keywords: Statistics , Mathematical statistics , Economics Statistics
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Title:Credit Risk: Modeling, Valuation and Hedging
Author(s): Tomasz R Bielecki
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (501 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-04821-4
Contents:1. Introduction to Credit Risk -- 2. Corporate Debt -- 3. First-Passage-Time Models -- 4. Hazard Function of a Random Time -- 5. Hazard Process of a Random Time -- 6. Martingale Hazard Process -- 7. Case of Several Random Times -- 8.
Intensity-Based Valuation of Defaultable Claims -- 9. Conditionally Independent Defaults -- 10. Dependent Defaults -- 11. Markov Chains -- 12. Markovian Models of Credit Migrations -- 13. Heath-Jarrow-Morton Type Models -- 14.
Defaultable Market Rates -- 15. Modeling of Market Rates -- References -- Basic Notation
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Keywords: Economics, Mathematical , Probabilities , Public finance , Economics , Public Economics , Quantitative Finance , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
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Title:Stochastic Methods in Finance Lectures given at the C.I.M.E.-E.M.S. Summer School held in Bressanone/Brixen, Italy, July 6-12, 2003
Author(s): Kerry Back
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (312 p.)
Note:10.1007/b100122
Contents:Preface -- Kerry Back: Incomplete and Asymmetric Information in Asset Pricing Theory -- Tomasz R. Bielecki, Monique Jeanblanc, Marek Rutkowski: Modeling and Valuation of Credit Risk -- Christian Hipp: Stochastic Control with
Application in Insurance -- Shige Peng: Nonlinear Expectations, Nonlinear Evaluations and Risk Measures -- Walter Schachermayer: Utility Maximisation in Incomplete Markets
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Series:Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Fondazione C.I.M.E., Firenze: 1856
Keywords: Mathematics , Game theory , Economics, Mathematical , System theory , Probabilities , Public finance , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Public Economics , Quantitative Finance , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Systems Theory, Control
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Title:Asset Pricing Modeling and Estimation
Author(s): B. Philipp Kellerhals
Date:2004
Edition:Second Edition
Size:1 online resource (243 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-540-24697-8
Contents:I Asset Pricing Framework -- 1 Financial Modeling -- 2 Estimation Principles -- II Pricing Equities -- 3 Introduction and Survey -- 4 Valuation Model -- 5 First Empirical Results -- 6 Implications for Investment Strategies -- 7
Summary and Conclusions -- III Pricing Fixed-Income Securites -- 8 Introduction and Survey -- 9 Term Structure Model -- 10 Initial Characteristic Results -- 11 Risk Management and Derivatives Pricing -- 12 Calibration to Standard
Instruments -- 13 Summary and Conclusions -- IV Pricing Electricity Forwards -- 14 Introduction and Survey -- 15 Electricity Pricing Model -- 16 Empirical Inference -- 17 Summary and Conclusions -- List of Symbols and Notation -- List
of Tables -- List of Figures -- References
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Keywords: Finance , Economics, Mathematical , Econometrics , Public finance , Finance , Finance, general , Public Economics , Quantitative Finance , Econometrics
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Title:A Game Theory Analysis of Options Corporate Finance and Financial Intermediation in Continuous Time
Author(s): Alexandre Ziegler
Date:2004
Edition:Second Edition
Size:1 online resource (176 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-540-24690-9
Contents:1 Methodological Issues -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Game Theory Basics: Backward Induction and Subgame Perfection -- 1.3 Option Pricing Basics: The General Contingent Claim Equation -- 1.4 The Method of Game Theory Analysis of Options
-- 1.5 When is the Method Appropriate? -- 1.6 What Kind of Problems is the Method Particularly Suited for? -- 1.7 An Example: Determining the Price of a Perpetual Put Option -- 1.8 Outline of the Book -- 2 Credit and Collateral -- 2.1
Introduction -- 2.2 The Risk-Shifting Problem -- 2.3 The Observability Problem -- 2.4 Conclusion -- 3 Endogenous Bankruptcy and Capital Structure -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The Model -- 3.3 The Value of the Firm and its Securities --
3.4 The Effect of Capital Structure on the Firm’s Bankruptcy Decision -- 3.5 The Investment Decision -- 3.6 The Financing Decision -- 3.7 An Incentive Contract -- 3.8 The Impact of Payouts -- 3.9 Conclusion -- 4 Junior Debt -- 4.1
Introduction -- 4.2 The Model -- 4.3 The Value of the Firm and its Securities -- 4.4 The Equity Holders’ Optimal Bankruptcy Choice -- 4.5 The Firm’s Decision to Issue Junior Debt -- 4.6 The Influence of Junior Debt on the Value of
Senior Debt -- 4.7 Conclusion -- 5 Bank Runs -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Model -- 5.3 The Depositors’ Run Decision -- 5.4 Valuing the Bank’s Equity -- 5.5 The Shareholders’ Recapitalization Decision -- 5.6 The Bank’s Investment
Incentives when Bank Runs are Possible -- 5.7 The Bank’s Funding Decision -- 5.8 Determining the Equilibrium Deposit Spread -- 5.9 Conclusion -- 6 Deposit Insurance -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 The Model -- 6.3 Valuing Deposit Insurance,
Bank Equity and Social Welfare -- 6.4 The Guarantor’s Liquidation Strategy and Social Welfare -- 6.5 The Incentive Effects of Deposit Insurance -- 6.6 The Impact of Deposit Insurance on the Equilibrium Deposit Spread -- 6.7 Deposit
Insurance with Liquidation Delays -- 6.8 Deposit Insurance with Unobservable Asset Value -- 6.9 Conclusion -- 7 Summary and Conclusion -- References -- List of Figures -- List of Symbols
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Keywords: Finance , Game theory , Economics, Mathematical , Economic theory , Public finance , Economics , Public Economics , Finance, general , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Quantitative Finance , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods
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Title:The Kernel Method of Test Equating
Author(s): Alina A. von Davier
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (230 p.)
Note:10.1007/b97446
Contents:and Notation -- and Notation -- The Kernel Method of Test Equating: Theory -- Data Collection Designs -- Kernel Equating: Overview, Pre-smoothing, and Estimation of r and s -- Kernel Equating: Continuization and Equating -- Kernel
Equating: The SEE and the SEED -- Kernel Equating versus Other Equating Methods -- The Kernel Method of Test Equating: Applications -- The Equivalent-Groups Design -- The Single-Group Design -- The Counterbalanced Design -- The NEAT
Design: Chain Equating -- The NEAT Design: Post-Stratification Equating
ISBN:9780387217192
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Keywords: Assessment , Statistics , Econometrics , Psychometrics , Economics , Econometrics , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Assessment, Testing and Evaluation , Psychometrics
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Title:Weak Convergence of Financial Markets
Author(s): Jean-Luc Prigent
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (424 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-540-24831-6
Contents:Weack Convergence of Stochastic Processes: Basic Properties of Stochastic Processes -- Weak Convergence -- Weak Convergence to a Semimartingale -- Weak Convergence of Stochastic Integrals -- Limit Theorems, Density Processes and
Contiguity -- Weak Convergence of Financial Markets: Convergence of Optimal Consumption-Portfolio Strategies -- Convergence of Option Prices -- Convergence of Hedging Strategies -- The Basic Models of Approximations: General Remarks --
Lattice -- Alternative Approximations -- Approximations of Term Structure Models -- Index
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Keywords: Finance , Economics, Mathematical , Public finance , Economics , Public Economics , Finance, general , Quantitative Finance
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Title:Mathematics for Finance An Introduction to Financial Engineering
Author(s): Marek Capiński
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (314 p.)
Note:10.1007/b97511
Contents:Introduction: A Simple Market Model -- Risk-Free Assets -- Risky Assets -- Discrete Time Market Models -- Portfolio Management -- Forward and Futures Contracts -- Options: General Properties -- Option Pricing -- Financial Engineering
-- Variable Interest Rates -- Stochastic Interest Rates
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Title:Financial Markets Theory Equilibrium, Efficiency and Information
Author(s): Emilio Barucci
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (467 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4471-0089-8
Contents:1 Prerequisites -- 1.1 Choices under Certainty -- 1.2 General Equilibrium Theory -- 1.3 Pareto Optimality -- 2 Choices under Risk -- 2.1 Expected Utility Theory -- 2.2 Risk Aversion -- 2.3 Portfolio Problem -- 2.4 Insurance Demand and
Prudence -- 2.5 Notes, References and Exercises -- 3 Stochastic Dominance, Mutual Funds Separation and Portfolio Frontier -- 3.1 Stochastic Dominance -- 3.2 Mean-Variance Analysis -- 3.3 Portfolio Frontier (risky assets) -- 3.4
Portfolio Frontier (risky assets and a risk free asset) -- 3.5 Mutual Funds Separation -- 3.6 Notes, References and Exercises -- 4 General Equilibrium Theory and Risk Exchange -- 4.1 Risk Sharing and Pareto Optimality -- 4.2 Asset
Markets -- 4.3 Intertemporal Consumption -- 4.4 The Fundamental Asset Pricing Theorem I -- 4.5 Notes, References and Exercises -- 5 Risk Premium: Capital Asset Pricing Model and Asset Pricing Theory -- 5.1 Capital Asset Pricing Model
(CAPM) -- 5.2 Empirical Tests of the CAPM -- 5.3 Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) -- 5.4 Empirical Tests of the APT -- 5.5 Notes, References and Exercises -- 6 Multiperiod Market Models -- 6.1 Portfolio Choice, Consumption and
Equilibrium -- 6.2 The Fundamental Asset Pricing Theorem II -- 6.3 Risk Premium and Factor Models -- 6.4 The No Arbitrage Fundamental Equation and Bubbles -- 6.5 Empirical Tests: Price-Dividend Process -- 6.6 Empirical Tests: CCAPM,
ICAPM and Risk Premium -- 6.7 Notes, References and Exercises -- 7 Information and Financial Markets -- 7.1 The Role of Information in Financial Markets -- 7.2 On the Possibility of Efficient Markets -- 7.3 On the Impossibility of
Efficient Markets -- 7.4 Multiperiod Models -- 7.5 Empirical Analysis -- 7.6 Notes, References and Exercises -- 8 Uncertainty, Rationality and Heterogeneity -- 8.1 Uncertainty, Risk and Probability -- 8.2 On Expected Utility Theory --
8.3 Heterogeneous Agents and Substantial Rationality -- 8.4 Bounded Rationality, Incomplete Information and Learning -- 8.5 Imperfect and Incomplete Markets -- 9 Financial Markets Microstructure -- 9.1 The Role of Information under
non-Perfect Competition -- 9.2 Order Driven Markets -- 9.3 Quote Driven Markets -- 9.4 Multiperiod Market Models -- 10 Corporate Finance -- 10.1 Modigliani-Miller Theorem -- 10.2 Asymmetric Information -- 10.3 Agency Models -- 11
Intermediation and Regulation -- 11.1 Institutional Investors, Intermediation and Financial Markets -- 11.2 Market Design -- 11.3 Market Abuse: Insider Trading and Market Manipulation -- References
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Title:Partial Identification of Probability Distributions
Author(s): Charles F Manski
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (179 p.)
Note:10.1007/b97478
Contents:Introduction: Partial Identification and Credible Inference -- Missing Outcomes -- Instrumental Variables -- Conditional Prediction with Missing Data -- Contaminated Outcomes -- Regressions, Short and Long -- Response-Based Sampling
-- Analysis of Treatment Response -- Mnotone Treatment Response -- Monotone Instrumental Variables -- The Mixing Problem
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Keywords: Statistics , Econometrics , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Econometrics
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Title:Analyzing Categorical Data
Author(s): Jeffrey S Simonoff
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (498 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-0-387-21727-7
Contents:1 Introduction -- 2 Gaussian-Based Data Analysis -- 3 Gaussian-Based Model Building -- 4 Categorical Data and Goodness-of-Fit -- 5 Regression Models for Count Data -- 6 Analyzing Two-Way Tables -- 7 Tables with More Structure -- 8
Multidimensional Contingency Tables -- 9 Regression Models for Binary Data -- 10 Regression Models for Multiple Category Response Data -- A Some Basics of Matrix Algebra -- References
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Keywords: Social sciences , Probabilities , Statistics , Social Sciences , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and
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Title:Survival Analysis Techniques for Censored and Truncated Data
Author(s): John P Klein
Date:2003
Edition:Second Edition
Size:1 online resource (538 p.)
Note:10.1007/b97377
Contents:Examples of Survival Data -- Basic Quantities and Models -- Censoring and Truncation -- Nonparametric Estimation of Basic Quantities for Right-Censored and Left-Truncated Data -- Estimation of Basic Quantities for Other Sampling
Schemes -- Topics in Univariate Estimation -- Hypothesis Testing -- Semiparametric Proportional Hazards Regression with Fixed Covariates -- Refinements of the Semiparametric Proportional Hazards Model -- Additive Hazard Regression
Models -- Regression Diagnostics -- Inference for Parametric Regression Models -- Multivariate Survival Analysis
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Keywords: Medicine , Epidemiology , Probabilities , Statistics , Social sciences , Medicine & Public Health , Epidemiology , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance
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Title:Monte Carlo Methods in Financial Engineering
Author(s): Paul Glasserman
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (596 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-0-387-21617-1
Contents:1 Foundations -- 2 Generating Random Numbers and Random Variables -- 3 Generating Sample Paths -- 4 Variance Reduction Techniques -- 5 Quasi-Monte Carlo -- 6 Discretization Methods -- 7 Estimating Sensitivities -- 8 Pricing American
Options -- 9 Applications in Risk Management -- A Appendix: Convergence and Confidence Intervals -- A.1 Convergence Concepts -- A.2 Central Limit Theorem and Confidence Intervals -- B Appendix: Results from Stochastic Calculus -- B.1
Itô’s Formula -- B.2 Stochastic Differential Equations -- B.3 Martingales -- B.4 Change of Measure -- C Appendix: The Term Structure of Interest Rates -- C.1 Term Structure Terminology -- C.2 Interest Rate Derivatives -- References
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Keywords: Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Economics, Mathematical , Probabilities , Statistics , Economic theory , Public finance , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Public Economics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Quantitative Finance , Statistical Theory and Methods , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods
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Title:Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2000
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Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (656 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-04784-2
Contents:Plenary talks -- Minisymposia: Finance Fuel pipelines Image processing: linear and nonlinear techniques Information and communication technologies Kinetic transport in semiconductor devices Liquid/solid phase transictions and
interfaces Mathematical problems in glass industry Microelectronics Models of highway traffic Models from the texile industry Numerical methods for hyperbolic and kinetic equations Problems of charge transport in semiconductor
nanostructures Polymers Some applications of fluid and gas dynamics Teaching of industrial mathematics at ECMI centers -- Contributed talks
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Series:Mathematics in Industry, The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry: 1
Keywords: Business , Operations research , Decision making , Computer science , Economics, Mathematical , Computer mathematics , Computational intelligence , Public finance , Business and Management , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Mathematics of Computing , Public Economics , Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis , Quantitative Finance , Computational Intelligence
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Title:The Science of Disasters Climate Disruptions, Heart Attacks, and Market Crashes
Author(s): Armin Bunde
Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (453 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-56257-0
Contents:I. General -- 1. Entropy, Complexity, Predictability, and Data Analysis of Time Series and Letter Sequences -- 2. Wavelet Based Multifractal Formalism: Applications to DNA Sequences, Satellite Images of the Cloud Structure, and Stock
Market Data -- II. Climate Systems -- 3. Space-Time Variability of the European Climate -- 4. Is Climate Predictable? -- 5. Atmospheric Persistence Analysis: Novel Approaches and Applications -- 6. Assessment and Management of Critical
Events: The Breakdown of Marine Fisheries and The North Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation -- III. Biodynamics -- 7. Fractal and Multifractal Approaches in Physiology -- 8. Physiological Relevance of Scaling of Heart Phenomena -- 9.
Local Scaling Properties for Diagnostic Purposes -- 10. Unstable Periodic Orbits and Stochastic Synchronization in Sensory Biology -- 11. Crowd Disasters and Simulation of Panic Situations -- IV. Nonlinear Economics -- 12.
Investigations of Financial Markets Using Statistical Physics Methods -- 13. Market Fluctuations I: Scaling, Multiscaling, and Their Possible Origins -- 14. Market Fluctuations II: Multiplicative and Percolation Models, Size Effects,
and Predictions
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Keywords: Physics , Atmospheric sciences , Medicine , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Sociophysics , Econophysics , Statistics , Environmental sciences , Physics , Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Atmospheric Sciences , Medicine/Public Health, general , Math. Appl. in Environmental Science , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance
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Title:Observational Studies
Author(s): Paul R Rosenbaum
Date:2002
Edition:Second Edition
Size:1 online resource (377 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-3692-2
Contents:1 Observational Studies -- 2 Randomized Experiments -- 3 Overt Bias in Observational Studies -- 4 Sensitivity to Hidden Bias -- 5 Models for Treatment Effects -- 6 Known Effects -- 7 Multiple Reference Groups in Case-Referent Studies
-- 8 Multiple Control Groups -- 9 Coherence and Focused Hypotheses -- 10 Constructing Matched Sets and Strata -- 11 Planning an Observational Study -- 12 Some Strategic Issues
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance
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Title:Statistical Consulting
Author(s): Javier Cabrera
Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (390 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-3663-2
Contents:I The Methodology of Statistical Consulting -- 1 Introduction to Statistical Consulting -- 2 Communication -- 3 Methodological Aspects -- 4 A Consulting Project from A to Z -- II Case Studies -- 5 Introduction to the Case Studies -- 6
Case Studies from Group I -- 7 Case Studies from Group II -- 8 Case Studies from Group III -- 9 Additional Case Studies -- A Resources -- A.1 References -- A.2 Datasets for Case Studies in Part II -- A.3 Statistical Consulting Course
-- A.3.1 Course Description -- A.3.2 List of Topics by Week -- A.3.3 Reference List -- B Statistical Software -- B.1 SAS -- B.1.1 The SAS Setup -- B.1.2 Details on the DATA Step -- B.1.3 SAS Procedures -- B.1.4 Further Details of SAS
-- B.2 S-PLUS -- B.2.1 S-PLUS Preliminaries -- B.2.2 The S-PLUS Setup -- B.2.3 Basic S-PLUS Commands -- B.2.4 Efficient Use of S-PLUS -- B.2.5 S-PLUS Statistical Procedures -- B.2.6 S-PLUS Glossary -- C Statistical Addendum -- C.1
Univariate Distributions -- C.2 Multivariate Distributions -- C.3 Statistical Tests -- C.4 Sample Size -- References
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Title:Applied Multivariate Analysis
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Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (695 p.)
Note:10.1007/b98963
Contents:Vectors and Matrices -- Multivariate Distributions and the Linear Model -- Multivariate Regression Models -- Seemingly Unrelated Regression Models -- Multivariate Random and Mixed Models -- Discriminant and Classification Analysis --
Principal Component, Canonical Correlation, and Exploratory Factor Analysis -- Cluster Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling -- Structural Equation Models
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Keywords: Mathematics , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Potential theory (Mathematics) , Probabilities , Statistics , Mathematics , Analysis , Potential Theory , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance
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Title:Fundamentals of Modern Statistical Methods Substantially Improving Power and Accuracy
Author(s): Rand R Wilcox
Date:2001
Size:1 online resource (258 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-3522-2
Contents:I -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Getting Started -- 3 The Normal Curve and Outlier Detection -- 4 Accuracy and Inference -- 5 Hypothesis Testing and Small Sample Sizes -- 6 The Bootstrap -- 7 A Fundamental Problem -- II -- 8 Robust Measures
of Location -- 9 Inferences About Robust Measures of Location -- 10 Measures of Association -- 11 Robust Regression -- 12 Alternate Strategies -- References
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Keywords: Mathematics , Probabilities , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences
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Title:Using SPSS for Windows Data Analysis and Graphics
Author(s): Kristin E Voelkl
Date:1999
Size:1 online resource (228 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-3090-6
Contents:1—The Nature of SPSS -- 2—Organization of Data -- 3—Measures of Location -- 4—Measures of Variability -- 5—Summarizing Multivariate Data: Association Between Numerical Variables -- 6—Summarizing Multivariate Data: Association Between
Categorical Variables -- 7—Basic Ideas of Probability -- 8—Probability Distributions -- 9—Sampling Distributions -- 10—Using a Sample to Estimate Characteristics of One Population -- 11—Answering Questions About Population
Characteristics -- 12—Differences Between Two Populations -- 13—Variability in One Population and in Two Populations -- 14—Inference on Categorical Data -- 15—Regression Analysis -- 16—Comparisons of Several Populations --
Appendix—Data Files
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistics and Computing/Statistics Programs , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance
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Title:Globalization of Labour Markets Challenges, Adjustment and Policy Response in the EU and LDCs
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Date:1998
Size:1 online resource (336 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4615-6229-0
Contents:One: Overview -- 1 Introduction and summary -- Two: Theoretical Issues -- 2 Trade and wages: a malign relationship? -- Discussion -- 3 Looking South and East: labour market implications of migration in Europe and LDCs -- Discussion --
4 Locational innovation in LDC investment and its implications for migration: foreign direct investment in and by LDCs -- Discussion -- Three: Exporting Goods or Labour -- 5 Exporting goods or labour: experiences of East, South and
South-East Asia -- Discussion -- 6 Trade and employment in Latin America -- Discussion -- 7 Exporting goods or labour: the experience of North and Sub-Saharan Africa -- Discussion -- Four: Policy Response -- 8 Labour in the global
economy: challenges, adjustment and policy response in the EU -- Discussion -- 9 Labour market integration and policy response in East and South-East Asia -- Discussion -- Discussion -- 10 Technological progress, innovation and
employment in Latin America: the 1990s -- Discussion
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Series:Ettore Majorana International Science Series : 13
Keywords: International economics , Public finance , Labor economics , Economics , Labor Economics , International Economics , Public Economics
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Title:Complexity and Diversity
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Date:1997
Size:1 online resource (207 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-4-431-66862-6
Contents:I Overview -- Complexity and Diversity-An Introduction -- Synergetics and Complexity: Emerging New Science and Civilization at the Turn of the Century -- The Set of Boundary Points as a Complex System -- II Mathematical Systems -- On
the Complexity of Logic-Dynamics in Brain -- Emergence of Recursivity through Isologous Diversification -- Pattern Recalling Property of Neural Network Modules Integrated by Chaos -- A Complexity Measure of the Internet -- Complexity
and Diversity for the Rule Changeable Elementary Cellular Automata -- Generation of Relations between Individuals Using a Stochastic Automaton and the Theory of Change of Attitudes -- Dynamic Learning and Retrieving Scheme Based on
Chaotic Neuron Model -- Genetic Evolution of the Subsumption Architecture Which Controles an Autonomous Mobile Robot -- On the Generation and Dissipation of Coherent Structure in Two-Dimensional Vortices -- Dynamics of Two Coupled
Inverted Pendulums -- Hamiltonian Dynamics and Statistics of Relaxations -- III Physical Systems -- Complexity in a Molecular String: Hierarchical Structure as is Exemplified in a DNA Chain -- Fractal Distributions-From the Real World
to the Information World -- Diversity and Complexity of Patterns in Nonequilibrium Systems-Pattern Formation in Electrohydrodynamic Instability -- Complex Motion of Twin Boundary in Molecular Crystal (TMTSF)2PF6 -- Dynamic Scaling of
Etched Surface Roughness of LaSrGaO4 Single Crystal by Atomic Force Microscopy -- Scaling Behavior of the Surface Roughness in the Crystallization Process: Transformation of Polycrystalline Si from Amorphous Si --
Al’tshuler-Aronov-Spivak Effect and Quantum Chaos in Ballistic Systems -- Bifurcation and Dynamical Response of Current Oscillations in Semiconductor with NDC -- Intermittency in the Coupled Chaos Oscillators -- Soft-Mode Turbulence in
Electrohydrodynamic Convection in Homeotropic System of Hematics -- Temporal Order and Dynamical Critical Phenomena in Sliding Charge-Density Wave Systems -- Competing Instabilities and Localized Traveling Wave in Binary Fluid Mixture
-- Experimental Evidence of Marangoni Convection Rolls in Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction -- Localized Traveling Wave Front in Binary Fluid Convection -- Analysis of Concentration of Atmospheric Radon Daughters as a Time Series Data --
IV Living Systems -- Synchronization in the Brain-Unification of Information as the Emergence -- The Developing Xenopus Embryo as a Complex System: Maternal and Zygotic Contribution of Gene Products in Nucleo-Cytoplasmic and
Cell-to-Cell Interactions -- Universal Feature of Long-Range Correlations in DNA Sequence: The Intron-Structure in a Single Gene -- Simulation of the Oscillatory Potential Propagation in the Slug’s Brain with an Array of Nonlinear
Oscillators -- Autonomous Control of Heartbeat as Entrainment between Mechanical Environment and Electrical Rhythms -- Chaotic Behavior of the Hodgikin-Huxley Equations under Small Random Noise -- A Reduction Model for Breaking
Phase-Order Preservation in Globally Coupled Oscillators -- Critical Phenomena in Lattice Lotka-Volterra Model: Parity Law and Selfstructuring Extinction Pattern -- V Social Systems -- Complexity and Economics of Institutions --
Forecasting and Stabilizing Economic Fluctuations Using Radial Basis Function Networks -- Parallel Processing Economic System Composed of Individuals under Satisfying Principle -- Model of Public City Image Formation Based on a
Positive Feedback Mechanism -- Index of Contributors -- Key Word Index
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Keywords: Mathematics , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Functions of complex variables , System theory , Physics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Mathematics , Functions of a Complex Variable , Systems Theory, Control , Applied and Technical Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Analysis
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Title:Introduction to the Statistical Analysis of Categorical Data
Author(s): Erling B Andersen
Date:1997
Size:1 online resource (265 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-59123-5
Contents:1 Introduction -- 1.1 The two-way table -- 2 Basic Theory -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Exponential families -- 2.3 Statistical inference in an exponential family -- 2.4 The binomial distribution -- 2.5 The multinomial distribution --
2.6 The Poisson distribution -- 2.7 Composite hypotheses -- 2.8 Applications to the multinomial distribution -- 2.9 Log-linear models -- 2.10 The two-way contingency table -- 2.11 The numerical solution of the likelihood equations for
the log-linear model -- 2.12 Bibliographical notes -- 2.13 Exercises -- 3 Three-way contingency tables -- 3.1 Log-linear models -- 3.2 Log-linear hypotheses -- 3.3 Estimation -- 3.4 Testing hypotheses -- 3.5 Interpretation of the
log-linear parameters -- 3.6 Choice of model -- 3.7 Detection of model deviations -- 3.8 Bibliographical notes -- 3.9 Exercises -- 4 Multi-dimensional contingency tables -- 4.1 The log-linear model -- 4.2 Classification and
interpretation of log-linear models -- 4.3 Choice of model -- 4.4 Diagnostics -- 4.5 Model search strategies -- 4.6 Bibliographical notes -- 4.7 Exercises -- 5 Incomplete Tables -- 5.1 Random and structural zeros -- 5.2 Counting the
number of degrees of freedom -- 5.3 Validity of the X2-approximation -- 5.4 Exercises -- 6 The Logit Model -- 6.1 The logit model -- 6.2 Hypothesis testing in the logit model -- 6.3 Logit models with higher order interactions -- 6.4
The logit model as a regression model -- 6.5 Bibliographical notes -- 6.6 Exercises -- 7 Logistic Regression Analysis -- 7.1 The logistic regression model -- 7.2 Estimation in the logistic regression model -- 7.3 Numerical solution of
the likelihood equations -- 7.4 Checking the fit of the model -- 7.5 Hypothesis testing -- 7.6 Diagnostics -- 7.7 Predictions -- 7.8 Dummy variables -- 7.9 Polytomous response variables -- 7.10 Bibliographical notes -- 7.11 Exercises
-- 8 Association Models -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Symmetry models -- 8.3 Marginal homogeneity -- 8.4 RC-association models -- 8.5 Correspondence analysis -- 8.6 Bibliographical notes -- 8.5 Exercises -- Appendix Solutions and output
to selected exercises -- References
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Title:Financial Mathematics Lectures given at the 3rd Session of the Centro Internazionale Matematico Estivo (C.I.M.E.) held in Bressanone, Italy, July 8–13, 1996
Author(s): Bruno Biais
Date:1997
Size:1 online resource (316 p.)
Note:10.1007/BFb0091997
Contents:Risk sharing, adverse selection and market structure -- Interest rate theory -- Optimal trading under constraints -- Non-linear pricing theory and backward stochastic differential equations -- Market imperfections, equilibrium and
arbitrage
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Series:Lecture Notes in Mathematics: 1656
Keywords: Mathematics , Business mathematics , Functional analysis , Partial differential equations , Economics, Mathematical , Probabilities , Public finance , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Public Economics , Business Mathematics , Quantitative Finance , Partial Differential Equations , Functional Analysis
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Title:Intelligence, Genes, and Success Scientists Respond to The Bell Curve
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Date:1997
Size:1 online resource (376 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-0669-9
Contents:I Overview -- 1 Reexamining The Bell Curve -- 2 A Synopsis of The Bell Curve -- II The Genetics—Intelligence Link -- 3 Of Genes and IQ -- 4 The Malleability of Intelligence Is Not Constrained by Heritability -- 5 Racial and Ethnic
Inequalities in Health: Environmental, Psychosocial, and Physiological Pathways -- III Intelligence and the Measurement of IQ -- 6 Theoretical and Technical Issues in Identifying a Factor of General Intelligence -- 7 The Concept and
Utility of Intelligence -- IV Intelligence and Success: Reanalyses of Data from the NLSY -- 8 Cognitive Ability, Wages, and Meritocracy -- 9 The Hidden Gender Restriction: The Need for Proper Controls When Testing for Racial
Discrimination -- 10 Does Staying in School Make You Smarter? The Effect of Education on IQ in The Bell Curve -- 11 Cognitive Ability, Environmental Factors, and Crime: Predicting Frequent Criminal Activity -- 12 Social Statistics and
Genuine Inquiry: Reflections on The Bell Curve -- V The Bell Curve and Public Policy -- 13 A “Head Start” in What Pursuit? IQ Versus Social Competence as the Objective of Early Intervention -- 14 Is There a Cognitive Elite in America?
-- 15 Science, Public Policy, and The Bell Curve -- Contributor Biographies -- Author Index
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Title:Mathematics and Politics Strategy, Voting, Power and Proof
Author(s): Alan D Taylor
Date:1995
Size:1 online resource (284 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-2512-6
Contents:1 Escalation -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Game-Tree Analyses -- 1.3. Limitations and Back-of-the-Envelope Calculations -- 1.4. Statement of O’Neill’s Theorem -- 1.5. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 2 Conflict -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2.
Dominant Strategies and Nash Equilibria -- 2.3. Prisoner’s Dilemma -- 2.4. A Game-Theoretic Model of the Arms Race -- 2.5. Chicken -- 2.6. Game-Theoretic Models of the Cuban Missile Crisis -- 2.7. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 3 Yes-No
Voting -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Swap Robustness and the Nonweightedness of the Federal System -- 3.3. Trade Robustness and the Nonweightedness of the Procedure to Amend the Canadian Constitution -- 3.4. Statement of the
Characterization Theorem -- 3.5. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 4 Political Power -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. The Shapley-Shubik Index of Power -- 4.3. Calculations for the European Economic Community -- 4.4. A Theorem on Voting Blocs --
4.5. The Banzhaf Index of Power -- 4.6. Two Methods of Computing Banzhaf Power -- 4.7. Ordinal Power: Incomparability -- 4.8. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 5 Social Choice -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Five Examples of Social Choice
Procedures -- 5.3. Four Desirable Properties of Social Choice Procedures -- 5.4. Positive Results—Proofs -- 5.5. Negative Results—Proofs -- 5.6. The Condorcet Voting Paradox -- 5.7. A Glimpse of Impossibility -- 5.8. Conclusions --
Exercises -- 6 More Escalation -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Statement of the Strong Version of O’Neill’s Theorem -- 6.3. Proof (by Mathematical Induction) of the Strong Version of O’Neill’s Theorem -- 6.4. Vickrey Auctions -- 6.5.
Vickrey Auctions as a Generalized Prisoner’s Dilemma -- 6.6. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 7 More Conflict -- 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. The Yom Kippur War -- 7.3. The Theory of Moves -- 7.4. Models of Deterrence -- 7.5. A Probabilistic
Model of Deterrence -- 7.6. Two-Person Zero-Sum Games -- 7.7. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 8 More Yes-No Voting -- 8.1. Introduction -- 8.2. A Magic Square Voting System -- 8.3. Dimension Theory and the U.S. Federal System -- 8.4.
Vector-Weighted Voting Systems -- 8.5. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 9 More Political Power -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. The Johnston Index of Power -- 9.3. The Deegan-Packel Index of Power -- 9.4. The Power of the President -- 9.5.
Ordinal Power: Comparability -- 9.6. The Chair’s Paradox -- 9.7. Conclusions -- Exercises -- 10 More Social Choice -- 10.1. Introduction -- 10.2. Social Welfare Functions -- 10.3. May’s Theorem for Two Alternatives -- 10.4. Arrow’s
Impossibility Theorem -- 10.5. Single Peakedness—Theorems of Black and Sen -- 10.6. Conclusions -- Exercises -- Attributions -- References
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Title:Control and Game-Theoretic Models of the Environment
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Date:1995
Size:1 online resource (357 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-0841-9
Contents:1: Models of Global Change and Sustainable Development -- Differential Game Models of Global Environmental Management -- Sustainability and the Greenhouse Effect: Robustness Analysis of the Assimilation Function -- Consumption of
Renewable Environmental Assets, International Coordination and Time Preference -- Sustainable International Agreements on Greenhouse Warming — A Game Theory Study -- The Environmental Costs of Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- 2:
Environmental Taxes and Related Issues -- Taxation and Environmental Innovation -- Environmental Quality, Public Finance and Sustainable Growth -- Environmental Pollution and Endogenous Growth: A Comparison Between Emission Taxes and
Technological Standards -- Rate-of-Return Regulation, Emission Charges and Behavior of Monopoly -- Polluter’s Capital Quality Standards and Subsidy-Tax Programs for Environmental Externalities: A Competitive Equilibrium Analysis -- 3:
Pollution, Renewable Resources and Stability -- The ESS Maximum Principle as a Tool for Modeling and Managing Biological Systems -- Pollution, Renewable Resources and Irreversibility -- The Economic Management of High Seas Fishery
Resources: Some Game Theoretic Aspects -- Pollution-Induced Business Cycles: A Game Theoretical Analysis -- Management of Effluent Discharges: A Dynamic Game Model
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Series:Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games : 2
Keywords: Mathematics , Game theory , System theory , Mathematical models , Mathematics , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Systems Theory, Control , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics
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Title:Clinical Psychology Since 1917 Science, Practice, and Organization
Author(s): Donald K Routh
Date:1994
Size:1 online resource (282 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-9712-1
Contents:I. Chronological Narrative -- 1. Introduction: The Founding of Clinical Psychology (1896) and Some Important Early Developments -- 2. The American Association of Clinical Psychologists, 1917–1919 -- 3. The Clinical Section of the
American Psychological Association, 1919–1937 -- 4. The Clinical Section of the American Association for Applied Psychology, 1937–1945 -- 5. The Division of Clinical and Abnormal Psychology/Division of Clinical Psychology (Division
12), 1945– -- 6. Growth of Division 12 and the Origins of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (Section 1), 1962– -- 7. Psychologists Interested in the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Section 2), 1963–1967 -- 8. The Corresponding
Committee of Fifty, 1961–1971, and the Section on Continuing Professional Education (Section 2), 1971–1986 -- 9. The Section for Clinical Psychology as an Experimental-Behavioral Science/Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
(Section 3), 1966– -- 10. The Section on the Clinical Psychology of Women (Section 4), 1980– -- 11. The Society of Pediatric Psychology (Section 5), 1968/1980– -- 12. The Section on Ethnic Minority Clinical Psychology (Section 6),
1986– -- 13. The Section on the Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy (Section 7), 1988–1991 -- 14. The Spinoff of Other Specialty Groups Related to Division 12 -- II. Issues and Personalities -- 15. Research and Scholarly
Activities: Basic Science and Psychopathology -- 16. Research and Scholarly Activities: Assessment -- 17. Research and Scholarly Activities: Intervention -- 18. Education and Training: The Boulder Model -- 19. Education and Training:
The Practitioner Model -- 20. Credentials for Practitioners: ABPP, Licensing, and the National Register -- 21. The Economics of Psychological Services: The Public Sector -- 22. The Economics of Psychological Services: The Private
Sector -- III. Summing Up -- 23. Conclusion -- Appendixes -- A. Selected Examples of the Bylaws of Clinical Psychology Organizations -- B. Officers of the Division of Clinical Psychology and Related Organizations -- C. Recipients of
Awards of the Division of Clinical Psychology and Related Organizations -- D. Alphabetical List of Officers and Awardees -- References
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Keywords: Psychology , Clinical psychology , Psychology , Clinical Psychology
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Title:Government Risk-Bearing Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, May 1991
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Date:1993
Size:1 online resource (182 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-011-2184-2
Contents:1 Institutional Control and Large-scale, Long-term Hazards -- 2 Ambiguity and Government Risk-Bearing for Low-Probability Events -- 3 Public Insurance of Private Risks: Theory and Evidence from Agriculture -- 4 Government Risk-Bearing
in the Financial Sector of a Capitalist Economy -- 5 Perspectives on the Role of Government Risk-Bearing within the Financial Sector -- 6 Government Risk-Bearing: What Works and What Doesn’t -- 7 The PBGC: A Costly Lesson in the
Economics of Federal Insurance -- 8 Recent Federal Efforts to Measure and Control Government Risk-Bearing -- 9 Information and Incentives to Improve Government Risk-Bearing
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Keywords: Mathematics , Finance , Actuarial science , Microeconomics , Environmental economics , Mathematics , Actuarial Sciences , Finance, general , Microeconomics , Environmental Economics
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Title:Applied Multivariate Data Analysis Volume II: Categorical and Multivariate Methods
Author(s): J. D Jobson
Date:1992
Size:1 online resource (732 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-0921-8
Contents:6 Contingency Tables -- 6.1 Multivariate Data Analysis Data Matrices and Measurement Scales -- 6.2 Two-Dimensional Contingency Tables -- 6.3 Multidimensional Contingency Tables -- 6.4 The Weighted Least Squares Approach -- Cited
Literature and References -- Exercises for Chapter 6 -- Questions for Chapter 6 -- 7 Multivariate Distributions Inference Regression and Canonical Correlation -- 7.1 Multivariate Random Variables and Samples -- 7.2 The Multivariate
Normal Distribution -- 7.3 Testing for Normality Outliers and Robust Estimation -- 7.4 Inference for the Multivariate Normal -- 7.5 Multivariate Regression and Canonical Correlation -- Cited Literature and References -- Exercises for
Chapter 7 -- Questions for Chapter 7 -- 8 Manova Discriminant Analysis and Qualitative Response Models -- 8.1 Multivariate Analysis of Variance -- 8.2 Discriminant Analysis -- 8.3 Qualitative Response Regression Models and Logistic
Regression -- 9 Principal Components Factors and Correspondence Analysis -- 9.1 Principal Components -- 9.2 The Exploratory Factor Analysis Model -- 9.3 Singular Value Decomposition and Matrix Approximation -- 9.4 Correspondence
Analysis -- Cited Literature and References -- Exercises for Chapter 9 -- Questions for Chapter 9 -- 10 Cluster Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling -- 10.1 Proximity Matrices Derived from Data Matrices -- 10.2 Cluster Analysis --
10.3 Multidimensional Scaling -- Cited Literature and References -- Exercises for Chapter 10 -- Questions for Chapter 10 -- 1. Matrix Algebra -- 1.1 Matrices -- Matrix -- Transpose of a Matrix -- Row Vector and Column Vector -- Square
Matrix -- Symmetric Matrix -- Diagonal Elements -- Trace of a Matrix -- Null or Zero Matrix -- Identity Matrix -- Diagonal Matrix -- Submatrix -- 1.2 Matrix Operations -- Equality of Matrices -- Addition of Matrices -- Additive Inverse
-- Scalar Multiplication of a Matrix -- Product of Two Matrices -- Multiplicative Inverse -- Idempotent Matrix -- Kronecker Product -- 1.3 Determinants and Rank -- Determinant -- Nonsingular -- Relation Between Inverse -- and
Determinant -- Rank of a Matrix -- 1.4 Quadratic Forms and Positive Definite Matrices -- Quadratic Form -- Congruent Matrix -- Positive Definite -- Positive Semidefinite -- Negative Definite -- Non-negative Definite -- 1.5 Partitioned
Matrices -- Product of Partitioned Matrices -- Inverse of a Parti-tioned Matrix -- Determinant of a Partitioned Matrix -- 1.6 Expectations of Random Matrices -- 1.7 Derivatives of Matrix Expressions -- 2. Linear Algebra -- 2.1
Geometric Representation for Vectors -- n Dimensional Space -- Directed Line Segment -- Coordinates -- Addition of Vectors -- Scalar Multiplication -- Length of a Vector -- Angle Between Vectors -- Orthogonal Vectors -- Projection --
2.2 Linear Dependence And Linear Transformations -- Linearly Dependent Vectors -- Linearly Independent Vectors -- Basis for an n-Dimensional Space -- Generation of a Vector Space and Rank of a Matrix -- Linear Transformation --
Orthogonal Transformation -- Rotation -- Orthogonal Matri -- 2.3 Systems of Equations -- Solution Vector for a System of Equations -- Homoge-neous Equations — Trivial and Nontrivial Solutions -- 2.4 Column Spaces -- Projection
Operators and Least -- Squares -- Column Space -- Orthogonal Complement -- Projection -- Ordinary Least Squares Solution Vector -- Idempotent Matrix — Projection Operator -- 3. Eigenvalue Structure and Singular Value Decomposition --
3.1 Eigenvalue Structure for Square Matrices -- Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors -- Characteristic Polynomial -- Characteristic Roots -- Latent Roots -- Eigen-values -- Eigenvalues and Eignevectors for Real Symmetric Matrices and Some
Properties -- Spectral Decomposition -- Matrix Approximation -- Eigenvalues for Nonnegative Definite Matrices -- 3.2 Singular Value Decomposition -- Left and Right Singular Vectors -- Complete Singular Value Decomposition --
Generalized Singular Value Decomposition -- Relationship to Spectral Decomposition and Eigenvalues -- Data Appendix For Volume II -- Data Set V1 -- Data Set V2 -- Data Set V3 -- Data Set V4 -- Data Set V5 -- Data Set V6 -- Data Set V7
-- Data Set V8 -- Data Set V9 -- Data Set V10 -- Data Set Vll -- Data Set V12 -- Data Set V13 -- Data Set V14 -- Data Set V15 -- Data Set V16 -- Data Set V17 -- Data Set V18 -- Data Set V19 -- Data Set V20 -- Data Set V21 -- Data Set
V22 -- Table V1 -- Table V2 -- Table V3 -- Table V4 -- Table V5 -- Table V6 -- Table V7 -- Table V8 -- Table V9 -- Table V10 -- Table V11 -- Table V12 -- Table V13 -- Table V14 -- Table V15 -- Table V16 -- Table V17 -- Table V18 --
Table V19 -- Table V20 -- Table V21 -- Table V22 -- Author Index
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Title:Statistics for Lawyers
Author(s): Michael O Finkelstein
Date:1990
Size:1 online resource (608 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-3328-2
Contents:1 Descriptive Statistics -- 2 Methods of Counting -- 3 Elements of Probability -- 4 Some Probability Distributions -- 5 Statistical Inference for Two Proportions -- 6 Comparing Multiple Proportions -- 7 Comparing Means -- 8 Combining
Evidence Across Independent Strata -- 9 Sampling Issues -- 10 Survival Analysis -- 11 Nonparametric Methods -- 12 Regression Models -- Appendix I: Calculations and Comments on the Cases -- Appendix II: Tables -- Glossary of Symbols --
Author Index -- List of Cases
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Title:Applied Multivariate Analysis
Author(s): Ira H Bernstein
Date:1988
Size:1 online resource (508 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4613-8740-4
Contents:1 Introduction and Preview -- Overview -- Multivariate Analysis: A Broad Definition -- Multivariate Analysis: A Narrow Definition -- Some Important Themes -- The Role of Computers in Multivariate Analysis -- Choosing a Computer
Package -- Problems in the Use of Computer Packages -- 2 Some Basic Statistical Concepts -- Overview -- Univariate Data Analysis -- Bivariate Data Analysis -- Statistical Control: A First Look at Multivariate Relations -- 3 Some Matrix
Concepts -- Overview -- Basic Definitions -- Basic Matrix Operations -- An Application of Matrix Algebra -- More about Linear Combinations -- Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors -- 4 Multiple Regression and Correlation—Part 1. Basic concepts
-- Overview -- Assumptions Underlying Multiple Regression -- Basic Goals of Regression Analysis -- The Case of Two Predictors -- The Case of More Than Two Predictors -- Inferential Tests -- Evaluating Alternative Equations -- Example
1—Perfect Prediction -- Example 2—Imperfect Prediction plus a Look at Residuals -- Example 3—Real Personality Assessment Data -- Alternative Approaches to Data Aggregation -- 5 Multiple Regression and Correlation—Part 2. Advanced
Applications -- Overview -- Nonquantitative Variables -- The Simple Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) -- Multiple Comparisons -- Evaluation of Quantitative Relations -- The Two-Way ANOVA -- The Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) -- Repeated
Measures, Blocked and Matched Designs -- Higher-Order Designs -- 6 Exploratory Factor Analysis -- Overview -- The Basic Factor Analytic Model -- Common Uses of Factor Analysis -- An Overview of the Exploratory Factoring Process --
Principal Components -- Factor Definition and Rotation -- The Common Factor Model -- An Example of the Common Factor Model -- Factor Scores -- Addendum: Constructing Correlation Matrices with a Desired Factor Structure -- 7
Confirmatory Factor Analysis -- Overview -- Comparing Factor Structures -- Oblique Multiple Groups Tests of Weak Structure -- LISREL Tests of Weak Substantive Models -- LISREL Tests of Strong Substantive Models -- Causal Models and
Path Analysis -- Causal Models and LISREL -- Addendum: A Program to Obtain Oblique Multiple Groups Solutions -- 8 Classification Methods—Part 1. Forming Discriminant Axes -- Overview -- Discriminant Analysis with Two Groups and Two
Predictors -- Discriminant Analysis with Two Predictors and Three Groups -- Discriminant Analysis—The General Case -- 9 Classification Methods—Part 2. Methods of Assignment -- Overview -- The Equal Variance Gaussian Model -- The
Unequal Variance Gaussian Model -- Other Signal Detection Models -- Strategies for Individual Classification -- Alternative Strategies—An Overview -- A Numerical Example -- Classification Based on Salient Variables -- Discriminant
Functions and Classification -- Classification Based on Distance Measures -- A Summary of Strategic Considerations in Classification -- 10 Classification Methods—Part 3. Inferential Considerations in the Manova -- Overview -- The
Two-Group MANOVA and Hotelling’s T2 -- Tests of Vector Means with Multiple Groups -- The Simple MANOVA with Multiple Groups -- The Multivariate MANOVA -- The MANCOVA -- 11 Profile and Canonical Analysis -- Overview -- Profile
Similarity -- Simple and Hierarchical Clustering -- Canonical Analysis -- 12 Analysis of Scales -- Overview -- Properties of Individual Items -- Test Reliability -- Numerical Example I: A Unifactor Scale -- Numerical Example II: A
Two-Factor Scale -- Test Validity -- Appendix A—Tables of the Normal Curve -- Appendix D—Tables of Orthogonal Polynomial Coefficients -- Problems -- References -- Author Index
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Title:Synergetics An Introduction
Author(s): Hermann Haken
Date:1983
Edition:Third Revised and Enlarged Edition
Size:1 online resource (390 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-88338-5
Contents:1. Goal -- 1.1 Order and Disorder: Some Typical Phenomena -- 1.2 Some Typical Problems and Difficulties -- 1.3 How We Shall Proceed -- 2. Probability -- 2.1 Object of Our Investigations: The Sample Space -- 2.2 Random Variables -- 2.3
Probability -- 2.4 Distribution -- 2.5 Random Variables with Densities -- 2.6 Joint Probability -- 2.7 Mathematical Expectation E(X), and Moments -- 2.8 Conditional Probabilities -- 2.9 Independent and Dependent Random Variables --
2.10 Generating Functions and Characteristic Functions -- 2.11 A Special Probability Distribution: Binomial Distribution -- 2.12 The Poisson Distribution -- 2.13 The Normal Distribution (Gaussian Distribution) -- 2.14 Stirling’s
Formula -- 2.15 Central Limit Theorem -- 3. Information -- 3.1 Some Basic Ideas -- 3.2 Information Gain: An Illustrative Derivation -- 3.3 Information Entropy and Constraints -- 3.4 An Example from Physics: Thermodynamics -- 3.5 An
Approach to Irreversible Thermodynamics -- 3.6 Entropy—Curse of Statistical Mechanics? -- 4. Chance -- 4.1 A Model of Brownian Movement -- 4.2 The Random Walk Model and Its Master Equation -- 4.3 Joint Probability and Paths. Markov
Processes. The Chapman-Kolmogorov Equation. Path Integrals -- Sections with an asterisk in the heading may be omitted during a first reading. -- 4.4 How to Use Joint Probabilities. Moments. Characteristic Function. Gaussian Processes
-- 4.5 The Master Equation -- 4.6 Exact Stationary Solution of the Master Equation for Systems in Detailed Balance -- 4.7 The Master Equation with Detailed Balance. Symmetrization, Eigenvalues and Eigenstates -- 4.8 Kirchhoff’s Method
of Solution of the Master Equation -- 4.9 Theorems about Solutions of the Master Equation -- 4.10 The Meaning of Random Processes, Stationary State, Fluctuations, Recurrence Time -- 4.11 Master Equation and Limitations of Irreversible
Thermodynamics -- 5. Necessity -- 5.1 Dynamic Processes -- 5.2 Critical Points and Trajectories in a Phase Plane. Once Again Limit Cycles -- 5.3 Stability -- 5.4 Examples and Exercises on Bifurcation and Stability -- 5.5 Classification
of Static Instabilities, or an Elementary Approach to Thorn’s Theory of Catastrophes -- 6. Chance and Necessity -- 6.1 Langevin Equations: An Example -- 6.2 Reservoirs and Random Forces -- 6.3 The Fokker-Planck Equation -- 6.4 Some
Properties and Stationary Solutions of the Fokker-Planck-Equation -- 6.6 Time-Dependent Solutions of the Fokker-Planck Equation -- 6.6 Solution of the Fokker-Planck Equation by Path Integrals -- 6.7 Phase Transition Analogy -- 6.8
Phase Transition Analogy in Continuous Media: Space-Dependent Order Parameter -- 7. Self-Organization -- 7.1 Organization -- 7.2 Self-Organization -- 7.3 The Role of Fluctuations: Reliability or Adaptibility? Switching -- 7.4 Adiabatic
Elimination of Fast Relaxing Variables from the Fokker-Planck Equation -- 7.5 Adiabatic Elimination of Fast Relaxing Variables from the Master Equation -- 7.6 Self-Organization in Continuously Extended Media. An Outline of the
Mathematical Approach -- 7.7 Generalized Ginzburg-Landau Equations for Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions -- 7.8 Higher-Order Contributions to Generalized Ginzburg-Landau Equations -- 7.9 Scaling Theory of Continuously Extended
Nonequilibrium Systems -- 7.10 Soft-Mode Instability -- 7.11 Hard-Mode Instability -- 8. Physical Systems -- 8.1 Cooperative Effects in the Laser: Self-Organization and Phase Transition -- 8.2 The Laser Equations in the Mode Picture --
8.3 The Order Parameter Concept -- 8.4 The Single-Mode Laser -- 8.5 The Multimode Laser -- 8.6 Laser with Continuously Many Modes. Analogy with Superconductivity -- 8.7 First-Order Phase Transitions of the Single-Mode Laser -- 8.8
Hierarchy of Laser Instabilities and Ultrashort Laser Pulses -- 8.9 Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics: The Bénard and Taylor Problems -- 8.10 The Basic Equations -- 8.11 The Introduction of New Variables -- 8.12 Damped and Neutral
Solutions (R ? Rc) -- 8.13 Solution Near R = Rc (Nonlinear Domain). Effective Langevin Equations -- 8.14 The Fokker-Planck Equation and Its Stationary Solution -- 8.15 A Model for the Statistical Dynamics of the Gunn Instability Near
Threshold -- 8.16 Elastic Stability: Outline of Some Basic Ideas -- 9. Chemical and Biochemical Systems -- 9.1 Chemical and Biochemical Reactions -- 9.2 Deterministic Processes, Without Diffusion, One Variable -- 9.3 Reaction and
Diffusion Equations -- 9.4 Reaction-Diffusion Model with Two or Three Variables: The Brusselator and the Oregonator -- 9.5 Stochastic Model for a Chemical Reaction Without Diffusion. Birth and Death Processes. One Variable -- 9.6
Stochastic Model for a Chemical Reaction with Diffusion. One Variable -- 9.7 Stochastic Treatment of the Brusselator Close to Its Soft-Mode Instability -- 9.8 Chemical Networks -- 10. Applications to Biology -- 10.1 Ecology,
Population-Dynamics -- 10.2 Stochastic Models for a Predator-Prey System -- 10.3 A Simple Mathematical Model for Evolutionary Processes -- 10.4 A Model for Morphogenesis -- 10.5 Order Parameters and Morphogenesis -- 10.6 Some Comments
on Models of Morphogenesis -- 11. Sociology and Economics -- 11.1 A Stochastic Model for the Formation of Public Opinion -- 11.2 Phase Transitions in Economics -- 12. Chaos -- 12.1 What is Chaos? -- 12.2 The Lorenz Model. Motivation
and Realization -- 12.3 How Chaos Occurs -- 12.4 Chaos and the Failure of the Slaving Principle -- 12.5 Correlation Function and Frequency Distribution -- 12.6 Discrete Maps, Period Doubling, Chaos, Intermittency -- 13. Some Historical
Remarks and Outlook -- References, Further Reading, and Comments
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Title:Technology, Organization and Economic Structure Essays in Honor of Prof. Isamu Yamada
Author(s):
Date:1983
Size:1 online resource (200 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-48327-1
Contents:I: Organization: Micro and Macro -- Production Functions in the Analysis of Organizational Structure -- Revenue Maximization and Optimal Capital Policies of a Regulated Firm -- The Characteristics of Japanese Enterprises and their
Financing -- Public Management: Does it Exist? How do you do it? -- Macroeconomic Foundations of Macroeconomics -- Notes on Reaganomics -- II: Economic Structure -- Economics of Incentives: An Introductory Account -- Economic
Equilibrium under Price Rigidities and Quantity Constraints -- A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for a Continuously Rational Social Choice -- The Behavior of Resource Explorating Firm Under Stochastic World -- Note on the Kakwani
and Podder Method of Fitting Lorenz Curves -- Alternative Matrix Consistent Methods of Multilateral Comparisons for Real Product and Prices -- III: Technology -- Differentiable Manifolds and Economic Structures -- On the Local
Conservation Laws in the Von Neumann Model -- Economic Growth and Biased Technical Change: The Japanese Experience -- Notes on Exact Aggregation -- Invariance Principle and “G-Neutral” Types of Technical Change -- A Bibliography of the
Work of Professor Isamu Yamada
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Title:Political and Related Models
Author(s):
Date:1983
Size:1 online resource (396 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-5430-0
Contents:1. The Process of Applied Mathematics -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Applied Mathematics as a Process -- 3. The Construction and Use of Mathematical Models -- 4. Planetary Motion: The Evolution of a Model -- 5. An Example from Psychology --
6. Concluding Remarks -- References -- 2. Proportional Representation -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Cumulative Voting -- 3. Single Transferable Vote -- 4. Cumulative Voting with Transfer of Surplus -- 5. Cumulative Voting with Transfer of
Surplus and Elimination of Low-Ranking Candidates -- 6. An Illustration of the Use of Cumulative Voting -- 7. STV versus CTV -- References -- Notes for the Instructor -- 3. Comparison Voting -- 1. Preview: Do the Rules of the Game Make
a Difference? -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Negative Voting in Two-Candidate Contests -- 4. Negative Voting in Three-Candidate Contests without a Runoff -- 5. Negative Voting in Three-Candidate Contests with a Runoff -- 6. Advantages of
Approval Voting -- 7. General Results for Approval Voting -- 8. The Possible Confounding Effects of a Poll -- 9. Approval Voting and Presidential Elections -- 10. Summary and Conclusions -- Solutions to Selected Exercises -- References
-- Notes for the Instructor -- 4. Modeling Coalitional Values -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Basic Concepts -- 3. Some Experiments -- 4. Some Pollution Models -- 5. Equitable User’s Fees -- 6. Economic Markets -- 7. Business Games --
References -- Notes for the Instructor -- 5. Urban Wastewater Management Planning -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Description of the Study Area and the Scenario -- 3. Environmental Engineering Design -- 4. Economic Analysis -- 5. Financial
Analysis -- 6. Environmental Impact Statement—Ecology -- 7. Public Participation -- 8. Political Science -- 9. Epilogue -- Notes for the Instructor -- 6. An Everyday Approach to Matrix Operations -- 1. Introduction to Vectors and
Matrices -- 2. Vector Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication by Scalars -- 3. Vector Inner Product -- 4. Multiplication of a Matrix and a Vector -- 5. Matrix Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication -- 6. Properties of Matrix
Operations and Special Matrices -- 7. Matrices and Profits -- Exercises -- Reference -- Notes for the Instructor -- 7. Sources of Applications of Mathematics in Ecological and Environmental Subject Areas, Suitable for Classroom Use --
1. Introduction -- 2. Probability Theory -- 3. Matrix and Linear Algebra -- 4. Calculus -- 5. Differential Equations -- 6. Game Theory -- 7. Graph Theory -- 8. Optimal Control Theory -- 9. Miscellaneous -- References -- 8. How To Ask
Sensitive Questions without Getting Punched in the Nose -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Definitions -- 3. The Randomized Response Method -- 4. Unrelated Question Model -- 5. Using the Randomized Response Method and the Unrelated Question
Model -- 6. Classroom Suggestions -- 7. Complements and Problems -- Appendix: Randomized Response Survey -- References -- Notes for the Instructor -- 9. Measuring Power in Weighted Voting Systems -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Simple
Examples -- 3. Measures in Voting Power -- 4. Additional Examples -- 5. Mini-Projects -- 6. Computational Aids -- 7. The Electoral College -- 8. Additional Voting Problems -- 9. Limits of the Mathematical Models -- References -- Notes
for the Instructor -- 10. To the (Minimal Winning) Victors Go the (Equally Divided) Spoils: A New Power Index for Simple n-Person Games -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Power Index Definition and Examples -- 3. Characterization Axioms -- 4.
Applications and Limitations -- 5. Concluding Remarks -- Exercises -- References -- Notes for the Instructor -- 11. Power Indices in Politics -- 1. Voting Games and Power Indices -- 2. Using the Power Indices -- 3. Characterizing the
Power Indices -- Solutions to Selected Exercises -- References -- Notes for the Instructor -- 12. Committee Decision Making -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Committee Decision-Making Experiment -- 3. Geometric Representation of the Situation
-- 4. Utility -- 5. Remarks on Models in Political Science -- 6. The Barycenter Model -- 7. The Pareto Model -- 8. The Core Model -- 9. General Discussion -- 10. The Arrow Theorem -- Appendix I: An Example of an Experiment -- Appendix
II: Mathematical Notes -- Notes for the Instructor -- 13. Stochastic Difference Equations with Sociological Applications -- 1. Difference Equation Models -- 2. Review of Probability and Statistics -- 3. Stochastic Difference Equations
-- Notes for the Instructor -- 14. The Apportionment Problem -- 1. The Basic Problem -- 2. Some Traditional Methods -- 3. Local Measures of Inequity -- 4. The Axiomatic Approach -- 5. The General Apportionment Problem -- 6. Conclusions
-- References
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Title:Benefit-Cost Analysis of Data Used to Allocate Funds
Author(s): Bruce D Spencer
Date:1980
Size:1 online resource (296 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-6099-8
Contents:0 Introduction -- 1 Loss Function and Benefit Measurement -- §1.0 Introduction -- 1.1 Utility and Social Welfare -- 1.2 Equity -- 1.3 A Simple Loss Function -- Errors in Allocation -- 1.4 Estimating the Parameters of the Loss Function
L(f?,??) for GRS -- 1.5 Fisher-Consistency and Other Properties of the Loss Function L(f?,??) -- 1.6 More General Loss Functions: LH(f?,??) , Lw(f?,??) -- 1.7 Exponential Loss Functions -- 2 The Delta Method -- §2.0 Outline -- 2.1
Notation -- 2.2 Description of the Delta Method -- 2.3 Applicability of the Delta Method to GRS -- 2.4 Application of the Delta Method to Calculating Expected Loss -- 3 Data Used in General Revenue Sharing -- §3.1 Introduction -- 3.2
Population (state level) -- 3.3 Urbanized Population -- 3.4 Population (substate level) -- 3.5 Total Money Income, Per Capita Income (state level) -- 3.6 Per Capita Income (substate level) -- 3.7 Personal Income -- 3.8 Net State and
Local Taxes -- 3.9 State Individual Income Taxes -- 3.10 Federal Individual Income Tax Liabilities -- 3.11 Income Tax Amount (state level) -- 3.12 Adjusted Taxes (substate level) -- 3.13 Intergovernmental Transfers (substate level) --
3.14 Interrelationships Among State- level Data Elements -- 3.15 Interrelationships Among Substate Data Elements -- 3.16 Outline-Symbol Glossary -- 4 Interstate Allocation in GRS §4.1 Introduction 151 -- 4.2 Notation -- 4.3 Conclusions
-- 4.4 Assumptions and Degrees of Approximation -- 4.5 Derivations and Proofs -- 5 Intrastate Allocations in GRS -- §5.1 Overview -- 5.2 Determination of Substate Allocations -- 5.3 Notation -- 5.4 Assumptions and Degrees of
Approximations -- 5.5 Conclusions -- 6 Computations and Analyses -- §6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Errors in Allocation to States -- 6.3 Substate Errors in Allocation -- 6.4 Benefit Analysis -- 6.5 Summary of Findings -- 7 Policy
Perspectives and Recommendations -- §7.0 Introduction and Summary -- 7.1 Redundancy cf Allocation Formulas -- 7.2 Data Burdens Imposed by Legislation -- 7.3 Minimizing Large Errors in Allocation -- 7.4 Uniform Biases, Non-uniform
Variances -- 7.5 Adjusting for Undercoverage or Other Suspected Biases -- 7.6 Improving the Coverage of the Decennial Census -- 7.7 State Errors vs. Substate Errors -- 7.8 Allocation Formulas as Approximations -- 7.9 Other Uses of Data
-- Appendix A Tables of Biases in Data -- Appendix B Determination of General Revenue Sharing Allocations -- Technical Appendix
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Title:Evaluating New Telecommunications Services
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Size:1 online resource (784p p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-0175-3
Contents:Section 1 Overview of Research Issues -- User Research and Demand Research: What’s the Use? -- Technology and Structures — Man and Machine -- The Role of Telecommunications Policy Analysis in Service Planning -- Communications Policy
— The Need for Research -- Section 2 Public Services: The Delivery of Health Care -- The “Patient Trajectory”: A Modeling Tool for Planning and Evaluating Rural Telemedicine Systems -- Telehealth Care in Canada -- A Methodology for
Design of Advanced Technology-based Health Care Systems in Developing Countries -- Section 3 Public Services: Education and Community -- Educational Experiments with the Communications Technology Satellite: A Memo from Evaluators to
Planners -- Evaluations of Interactive Tele-education in the Public Service Commission -- Open Choice — New Communication Systems and Applications at the British Open University -- Serial Experimentation for the Management and
Evaluation of Communications Systems -- The Development of Two-way Cable Television: Applications for the Community -- Beyond Statistics -- Section 4 Information Services -- The Impact of Telecommunications Technologies on Informal
Communication in Science and Engineering — Research Needs and Opportunities -- Scientific Communication and Knowledge Representation -- Communications Aspects of Euronet -- Problems in Forecasting the Price and Demand for On-Line
Information Services -- The Economics and Cost Benefit of Analysis Services — The Case of Information Analysis Centers -- Technology Assessment and Idealized Design -- Section 5 Teleconferencing and Computer Conferencing -- Use and
Traffic Characteristics of Teleconferencing for Business -- Evaluation of the Potential Market for Various Future Communication Modes via an Analysis of Communication Flow Characteristics -- Learning the Limits of Teleconferencing:
Design of a Teleconference Tutorial -- Interpersonal Teleconferencing in an Organizational Context -- Organizational Communication Behavior: Description and Prediction -- Measuring the Dimensions of Interpersonal Communication --
Computer Assisted Communication in a Directorate of the Canadian Federal Government — A Pilot Study -- Exploiting the Tele- in Teleconferencing -- Section 6 New Services -- Bell System Visual Communications Systems -- The Swedish
Market for a Public Switched Multi-Purpose Broadband Network -- A Possible European System for Teleconferencing via Satellite -- Viewdata Networks -- Computerized Conferencing: A Review and Statement of Issues -- Section 7 The
Information Society -- Information Technology and Society -- Information and Communication: Is There A System? -- Information, Energy and Labour Force -- Electronic Funds Transfer in Perspective -- Section 8 Design and Planning -- The
Design of the Designing Community -- The Utility of Social Experimentation in Policy Research -- New Telecommunications Services and Regional Development: Approaches to Experimentation and Planning -- Planning Exploratory Trials of New
Interpersonal Telecommunications -- Concluding Discussion -- Policy -- Methodology
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Conference:6th Fermilab Industrial Affiliates Roundtable Meeting
[C86-05-29.1]
Author(s): Richard Carrigan (ed.)
Date:1986
Publisher:Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Ill
Size:85 pgs.
Series:Fermilab Industrial Affiliates (FIA 86)
Keywords: Science - Economic Aspects
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Title:Steve Jobs
Author(s): Walter Isaacson
Date:2011
Publisher:New York : Simon & Schuster
Size:630 p.
Contents:Ch. 1. Childhood: abandoned and chosen -- Ch. 2. Odd couple: the two Steves -- Ch. 3. The dropout turn on, tune in -- Ch. 4. Atari and India Zen and the art of game design -- Ch. 5. The Apple I turn on, boot up, jack in -- Ch. 6. The Apple II dawn of a new age -- Ch. 7. Chrisann and Lisa he who is abandoned -- Ch. 8. Xerox and Lisa graphical user interfaces -- Ch. 9. Going public a man of wealth and fame -- Ch. 10. The Mac is born you say you want a revolution -- Ch. 11. The reality distortion field playing by his own set of rules -- Ch. 12. The design real artists simplify -- Ch. 13. Building the Mac the journey is the reward -- Ch. 14. Enter Sculley the Pepsi challenge -- Ch. 15. The launch a dent in the universe -- Ch. 16. Gates and Jobs when orbits intersect -- Ch. 17. Icarus what goes up -- Ch. 18. NeXT Prometheus unbound -- Ch. 19. Pixar technology meets art
Ch. 20. A regular guy love is just a four-letter word -- Ch. 21. Family man: at home with the Jobs clan -- Ch. 22. Toy story Buzz and Woody to the rescue -- Ch. 23. The second coming what rough beast, its hour come round at last -- Ch. 24. The restoration the loser now will be later to win -- Ch. 25. Think different Jobs as iCEO -- Ch. 26. Design principles the studio of Jobs and Ive -- Ch. 27. The iMac hello (again) -- Ch. 28. CEO still crazy after all these years -- Ch. 29. Apple stores genius bars and siena sandstone -- Ch. 30. The digital hub: from iTunes to the iPod -- Ch. 31. The iTunes store I'm the Pied Piper -- Ch. 32. Music man the sound track of his life -- Ch. 33. Pixar's friends -- and foes -- Ch. 34. Twenty-first-century Macs setting Apple apart -- Ch. 35. Round one Memento mori -- Ch. 36. The iPhone three revolutionary products in one -- Ch. 37. Round two the cancer recurs -- Ch. 38. The iPad into the post-PC era -- Ch. 39. New battles and echoes of old ones -- Ch. 40. To infinity the cloud, the spaceship, and beyond -- Ch. 41. Round three the twilight struggle -- Ch. 42. Legacy the brightest heaven of invention
ISBN:9781451648539
Keywords: Jobs, Steve, 1955-2011. , Computer engineers United States Biography. , Businesspeople United States Biography. , Apple Computer, Inc. History. , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business , BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General , TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / General
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Title:This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
Author(s): Naomi Klein
Date:2014
Publisher:New York: Simon & Schuster
Size:566 p.
Contents:Introduction. One way or another, everything changes -- Part one. Bad timing. The right is right: the revolutionary power of climate change -- Hot money : how free market fundamentalism helped overheat the planet -- $t Public and paid for: overcoming the ideological blocks to the next economy -- $t Planning and banning : slapping the invisible hand, building a movement -- $t Beyond extractivism : confronting the climate denier within -- $g Part two. $t Magical thinking. $t Fruits, not roots: the disas trous merger of big business and big green -- $t No messiahs : the green billionaires won't save us -- $t Dimming the sun: the solution to pollution is ... pollution? -- $g Part three. Starting anyway. $t Blockadia: the new climate warriors -- $t Love wil l save this place: democracy, divestment, and the wins so far -- $t You and what army?: Indigenous rights and the power of keeping our word -- $t Sharing the sky: the atmospheric commons and the power of paying our debts -- $t The right to regenerate: mov ing from extraction to renewal -- Conclusion. The leap years : just enough time for impossible.
ISBN:9781451697384
Keywords: Environmental Economics , Environmental Policy - Economic Aspects , Climatic Changes - Economic Aspects , Global Environmental Change - Economic Aspects , Capitalism.
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