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Title:Electro-Osmosis of Polymer Solutions Linear and Nonlinear Behavior
Author(s): Yuki Uematsu
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 76 p. 34 illus., 18 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Linear Electro-Osmosis of Charged and Uncharged Polymer Solutions -- Nonlinear Electro-Osmosis of Uncharged Polymer Solutions -- Summary and Remarks
ISBN:9789811034244
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Keywords: Physics , Electrochemistry , Polymers , Amorphous substances , Complex fluids , Surfaces (Physics) , Interfaces (Physical sciences) , Thin films , Physics , Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics , Electrochemistry , Polymer Sciences , Surface and Interface Science, Thin Films
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Title:Monte-Carlo Simulation-Based Statistical Modeling
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 430 p. 64 illus., 33 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Part 1: Monte-Carlo Techniques -- 1. Overview of Monte-Carlo Techniques -- 2. On Improving the Efficiency of the Monte-Carlo Methods Using Ranked Simulated Approach -- 3. Joint generation of Different Types of Data with Specified
Marginal and Association Structures for Simulation Purposes -- 4. Quantifying the Uncertainty in Optimal Experimental Schemes via Monte-Carlo Simulations -- 5. Normal and Non-normal Data Simulations for the Evaluation of Two-sample
Location Tests -- 6. Understanding dichotomization from Monte-Carlo Simulations -- Part 2: Monte-Carlo Methods in Missing Data -- 7. Hybrid Monte-Carlo in Multiple Missing Data Imputations with Application to a Bone Fracture Data -- 8.
Methods for Handling Incomplete Longitudinal Data due to Missing at Random Dropout -- 9. Applications of Simulation for Missing Data Issues in Longitudinal Clinical Trials -- 10. Application of Markov Chain Monte Carlo Multiple
Imputation Method to Deal with Missing Data From the Mechanism of MNAR in Sensitivity Analysis for a Longitudinal Clinical Trial -- 11. Fully Bayesian Methods for Missing Data under Ignitability Assumption -- Part 3: Monte-Carlo in
Statistical Modellings -- 12. Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo Methods in Statistical modelling -- 13. Monte-Carlo Simulation in Modeling for Hierarchical Linear Mixed Models -- 14. Monte-Carlo Simulation of Correlated Binary Responses -- 15.
Monte Carlo Methods in Financial Modeling -- 16. Bayesian Intensive Computations in Elliptical Models.
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Keywords: Statistics , Biostatistics , Statistics , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Biostatistics
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Title:Chiral Four-Dimensional Heterotic String Vacua from Covariant Lattices
Author(s): Florian Beye
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 95 p. 3 illus p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Classification of Chiral Models -- Model Building -- Summary
ISBN:9789811008047
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Keywords: Physics , Mathematical physics , Quantum field theory , String theory , Elementary particles (Physics) , Physics , Quantum Field Theories, String Theory , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
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Title:Intercultural Communication and Science and Technology Studies
Author(s): Luis Reyes-Galindo
Tiago Ribeiro Duarte
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Contents:Introduction: Intercultural Communication and Science and Technology Studies -- Part I: Interdisciplinary Communication -- Part II: Intercultural Communication Beyond Science's Boundaries
ISBN:9783319583655
Keywords: Social Science , Sociology
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Title:Complex Networks VIII Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Complex Networks CompleNet 2017
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XIV, 262 p. 88 illus., 75 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Part I: Theory of Complex Networks -- Second-Order Assortative Mixing in Social Networks -- Network motifs detection using random networks with prescribed subgraph frequencies -- Network motifs detection using random networks with
prescribed subgraph frequencies -- Fuzzy Centrality Evaluation in Complex and Multiplex Networks -- Part II: Community Structure -- Enhancing Space-Aware Community Detection Using Degree Constrained Spatial Null Model -- Node-centric
community detection in multilayer networks with layer-coverage diversification bias -- Community Detection in Signed Networks Based on Extended Signed Modularity -- Characterising inter and intra-community interactions in link streams
using temporal motifs -- Part III: Dynamics of Networks -- Modeling the Impact of Privacy on Information Diffusion in Social Networks -- Evolution Similarity for Dynamic Link Prediction in Longitudinal Networks -- Stochastic Modeling
of the Decay Dynamics of Online Social Networks -- Part IV: Applications of Network Science -- Complex Reaction Network in Silane Plasma Chemistry -- Seeing Red: Locating People of Interest in Networks -- Understanding Subject-based
Emoji Usage using Network Science -- Characterization of Written Languages using Structural Features from Common Corpora -- Optimal Information Security Investment in Modern Social Networking -- Part V: Social Structure -- Emergence of
social balance in signed networks -- Community Detection in the Network of German Princes in 1225: a Case Study -- Comparative topological signatures of growing collaboration networks -- Part VI: Human Behavior -- Explaining changes in
physical activity through a computational model of social contagion -- Everyday the Same Picture: Popularity and Content Diversity -- Part VII: Biological Networks -- Investigating side effect modules in the interactome and their use
in drug adverse effect discovery -- Attractor Analysis of the Asynchronous Boolean Model of the Klotho Gene Regulatory Network
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Keywords: Physics , Artificial intelligence , Computational intelligence , Complexity, Computational , Physics , Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks , Computational Social Sciences , Computational Intelligence , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Complexity
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Title:Extended Abstracts Summer 2015 Strategic Behavior in Combinatorial Structures Quantitative Finance
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VI, 139 p. 5 illus., 3 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Part-I -- Foreword -- On the Push & Pull Protocol for Rumour Spreading -- Random Walks that Find Perfect Objects and the Lovasz Local Lemma -- Logit Dynamics with Concurrent Updates for Local Interaction Games -- Logit Dynamics with
Concurrent Updates for Local Interaction Games -- Carpooling in Social Networks -- Who to Trust for Truthful Facility Location? -- Metric and Spectral Properties of Dense Inhomogeneous Random Graphs -- On-Line List Colouring of Random
Graphs -- Approximation Algorithms for Computing Maximin Share Allocations -- An Alternate Proof of the Algorithmic Lovász Local Lemma -- Learning Game-Theoretic Equilibria via Query Protocols -- The Lower Tail: Poisson Approximation
Revisited -- Population Protocols for Majority in Arbitrary Networks -- The Asymptotic Value in Finite Stochastic Games -- Almost All 5-Regular Graphs Have a 3-Flow -- Part-II -- Foreword -- On the Short-Time Behaviour of the Implied
Volatility Skew for Spread Options and Applications -- An Alternative to CARMA Models via Iterations of Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Processes -- Euler-Poisson Schemes for Levy Processes -- On Time-Consistent Portfolios with Time-Inconsistent
Preferences -- A Generic Decomposition Formula for Pricing Vanilla Options under Stochastic Volatility Models -- A Highly Efficient Pricing Method for European-Style Options Based on Shannon Wavelets -- A New Pricing Measure in the
Barndor-Nielsen-Shephard Model for Commodity Markets
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Keywords: Mathematics , Dynamics , Ergodic theory , Differential equations , Actuarial science , Convex geometry , Discrete geometry , Probabilities , Combinatorics , Mathematics , Combinatorics , Ordinary Differential Equations , Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory , Convex and Discrete Geometry , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Actuarial Sciences
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Title:Network Games, Control, and Optimization Proceedings of NETGCOOP 2016, Avignon, France
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XIV, 234 p. 49 illus., 38 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Altman, E., Jain, A., Hayel, Y., Finite Improvement Property in a Stochastic Game Arising in Competition over Popularity in Social Networks -- Altman, E., Jain, A., Shimkin, N., Touati, C., Overview on Dynamic Games for Analyzing
Competition in the Internet and in Online Social Networks -- Altman, E., Touati, C., Load Balancing Congestion Games and their Asymptotic Behavior -- Bachmann, I., Morales, F., Silva, A., Bustos-Jimenez, J., Go-Index: Applying Supply
Networks Principles as Internet Robustness Metrics -- Belhadj Amor, S., Perlaza, S., Decentralized K-User Gaussian Multiple Access Channels -- Berri, S., Varma, V., Lasaulce, S., Radjef, M., Correlated Equilibria in Wireless Power
Control Games -- Chorppath, A., Zappone, A., Jorswieck, E., Alpcan, T., An Energy-Efficiency Game in Relay-Assisted D2D Networks with Malicious Devices -- Courcoubetis, C., Dimakis, A., Kanakakis, M., Minimally Intrusive Server
Policies for Background Data Transfers -- De Pellegrini, F., Massaro, A., Goratti, L., Rachid, E., Bounded Generalized Kelly Mechanism for Multi-Tenant Caching in Mobile Edge Clouds -- Douros, V., Toumpis, S., Polyzos, G., Power
Control and Bargaining for Cellular Operator Revenue Increase under Licensed Spectrum Sharing -- Grammatico, S., An Incentive Mechanism for Agents Playing Competitive Aggregative Games -- Hamidouche, K., Saad, W., Debbah, M.,
Multi-Games for LTE and WiFi Coexistence over Unlicensed Channels -- Hasan, C., Marina, M., Energy-Efficient User Association in Broadcast Transmission -- Ju, M., Zhou, F., Xiao, S., Torres-Moreno, J., Spectrum Shared p-Cycle Design in
Elastic Optical Networks with/without Spectrum Conversion Capabilities -- Chaitanya, A., Mukherji, U., Sharma, V., Learning Equilibria of a Stochastic Game on Gaussian Interference Channels with Incomplete Information -- Legenvre, F.,
Altman, E., Hayal, Y., Potential Game Approach to Virus Attack in Network General Topology -- Marcastel, A., Belmega, E., Mertikopoulos, P., Fijalkow, I., Interfernce Mitigation via Pricing in Time-Varying Cognitive Radio Systems --
Silva, A., Opinion Manipulation in Social Networks -- Taynitskiy, V., Gubar, E., Zhu, Q., Optimal Security Policy for Protection against Heterogeneous Malware -- Wu, H., Zhou, F., Zhu, Z., Chen, Y., An Experimental Comparison of
Routing and Spectrum Assignment Algorithms in Elastic Optical Networks -- Zhang, C., Varma, V., Lasaulce, S., Robust Power Modulation for Channel State Information Exchange
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science , Game theory , System theory , Computer mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Systems Theory, Control , Mathematical Applications in Computer Science , Math Applications in Computer Science , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering
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Title:Random Walks in the Quarter Plane Algebraic Methods, Boundary Value Problems, Applications to Queueing Systems and Analytic Combinatorics
Author(s): Guy Fayolle
Date:2017
Edition:2nd ed. 2017
Size:1 online resource (XVII, 248 p. 17 illus p.)
Contents:Introduction and History -- I The General Theory. - Probabilistic Background. - Foundations of the Analytic Approach. - The Case of a Finite Group -- II Applications to Queueing Systems and Analytic Combinatorics -- A Two-Coupled
Processor Model. - References
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Keywords: Mathematics , Mathematical statistics , Difference equations , Functional equations , Probabilities , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Probability and Statistics in Computer Science , Difference and Functional Equations
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Title:Statistical Applications for Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Author(s): Richard K Burdick
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XI, 379 p. 113 illus., 80 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Statistical Methods for CMC Applications -- Chapter 3. Process Design: Stage 1 of the FDA Process Validation Guidance -- Chapter 4. Process Qualification: Stage 2 of the FDA Process Validation
Guidance -- Chapter 5. GMP Monitoring and Continuous Process Verification: Stage 3 of the FDA Process Validation Guidance -- Chapter 6. Analytical Procedures -- Chapter 7. Specifications -- Chapter 8. Stability -- Chapter 9. Analytical
Comparability and Similarity
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Keywords: Pharmacy , Statistics , Pharmaceutical technology , Statistics , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Pharmaceutical Sciences/Technology , Pharmacy
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Title:Photon Management Assisted by Surface Waves on Photonic Crystals
Author(s): Angelo Angelini
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 64 p. 43 illus., 37 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- 1 Bloch Surface Waves on a one dimensional photonic Crystal -- 2 Coupling of spontaneous emitters with Bloch Surface Waves -- 3 Ring antennae: resonant focusing and collimated ex-traction of luminescence -- Conclusions
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Keywords: Physics , Nanoscale science , Nanoscience , Nanostructures , Surfaces (Physics) , Interfaces (Physical sciences) , Thin films , Microwaves , Optical engineering , Optical materials , Electronic materials , Nanotechnology , Physics , Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices , Nanoscale Science and Technology , Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering , Nanotechnology , Surface and Interface Science, Thin Films , Optical and Electronic Materials
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Title:The Near-Saturn Magnetic Field Environment
Author(s): Ali Haidar Sulaiman
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXV, 97 p. 47 illus., 22 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction to Space Plasmas -- The Sun-Saturn Connection -- Spacecraft and Instrumentation -- Magnetic Field Characterisation of Saturn’s Bow Shock -- Quasi-perpendicular High Mach Number Collisionless Shocks -- The Magnetic
Structure of Saturn’s Magnetosheath -- Summary and Perspective -- Bibliography
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Keywords: Physics , Astrophysics , Physics , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Solar and Heliospheric Physics , Planetary Sciences , Astrophysics and Astroparticles
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Title:Quantum Dots for Quantum Information Processing: Controlling and Exploiting the Quantum Dot Environment
Author(s): Martin J. A Schütz
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XVII, 199 p. 51 illus., 8 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Superradiance-Like Electron Transport Through a Quantum Dot -- Nuclear Spin Dynamics in Double Quantum Dots -- Universal Quantum Transducers Based on Surface Acoustic Waves -- Outlook
ISBN:9783319485591
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Keywords: Physics , Nanoscale science , Nanoscience , Nanostructures , Surfaces (Physics) , Interfaces (Physical sciences) , Thin films , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Nanotechnology , Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Surface and Interface Science, Thin Films , Nanotechnology , Nanoscale Science and Technology
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Title:Active Plasmonic Devices Based on Magnetoplasmonic Nanostructures
Author(s): Diana Martín Becerra
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIII, 113 p. 55 illus., 4 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Motivation and Objectives -- Active Plasmonics and Magnetoplasmonics -- Magnetoplasmonic Interferometry -- Magnetic Modulation of SPP in Au/Co/Au Trilayers -- Sensing Capability of the Interferometers -- Near Field Magnetoplasmonic
Interferometry -- General Conclusions
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Keywords: Physics , Nanoscale science , Nanoscience , Nanostructures , Surfaces (Physics) , Interfaces (Physical sciences) , Thin films , Nanotechnology , Materials , Physics , Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices , Surface and Interface Science, Thin Films , Nanotechnology , Nanoscale Science and Technology , Surfaces and Interfaces, Thin Films
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Title:Reviews in Plasmonics 2016
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 240 p. 109 illus., 92 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Preface -- Plasmonic Nanowire Waveguide for Deep Subwavelength Confinement, Huizhong Xu -- Plasmon-enhanced fluorescence of rare earth nanocrystals, Ya-Fang Zhang et al -- Sensing through Surface Plasmon Resonance Technique, R. K.
Gupta -- Fractal Plasmonic Nanoantennae, Ravi Sadananda Hegde -- Compact Slow-light Enhanced Plasmonic Waveguide Refractive Index Sensors, Yin Huang, Changjun Min, and Georgios Veronis -- Fabrication, Properties and Applications of
Plasmene Nanosheet, Qianqian Shi, Dashen Dong, Kae Jye Si and Wenlong Cheng -- Experimental observation of melting of the effective Minkowski spacetime in cobalt-based ferrofluids, Igor I. Smolyaninov, Vera N. Smolyaninova -- Surface
plasmon resonance based fiber optic sensors utilizing zinc oxide thin films and nanostructures, Banshi D. Gupta and Rana Tabassum -- Frontiers of Light Dynamics in Photonic Crystals, K. Senthilnathan -- LSPR Biosensing: Recent Advances
and Approaches, Pranveer Singh -- Index
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Keywords: Medicine , Spectroscopy , Nanoscale science , Nanoscience , Nanostructures , Surfaces (Physics) , Interfaces (Physical sciences) , Thin films , Nanotechnology , Metals , Biomedicine , Biomedicine general , Nanotechnology , Spectroscopy/Spectrometry , Nanoscale Science and Technology , Surface and Interface Science, Thin Films , Metallic Materials
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Title:Hyper-Velocity Impacts on Rubble Pile Asteroids
Author(s): Jakob Deller
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIX, 164 p. 69 illus., 55 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Methods -- A New Approach to Modelling Impacts on Rubble Pile Asteroid Simulants -- Impacts on Rubble Pile Asteroid Šteins -- Discussion
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Keywords: Physics , Planetology , Astrophysics , Physics , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Planetology , Astrophysics and Astroparticles
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Title:Econophysics and Sociophysics: Recent Progress and Future Directions
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 256 p. 85 illus., 77 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Anindya S. Chakrabarti, Topology of the international trade network: size, asymmetry and volatility -- Attilio Stella, Optimal growth in the network of global economy -- Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Inequality in Societies, Academic
Institutions & Science Journals: Gini & k-indices -- Damien Challet, Market nanostructure insight into market stylized facts -- Deepak Dhar, Dynamical networks of agents with degree preference -- Diego Garlaschelli, Network
reconstruction, systemic risk, and early-warning signals -- Dipankar Gupta, Boundaries, Transgressions and Disciplinary Dynamics -- Emanuele Pugliese, New Metrics for Economic Complexity -- Fabrizio Lillo, Complex network methods for
systemic risk assessment -- Frédéric Abergel, Imperfections of financial markets: a limit order book perspective -- Harbir Lamba, Modelling momentum traders in a financial market using Prandtl-Ishlinskii operators -- Hideaki Aoyama,
Deflation and Money -- Irena Vodenska, Bi-partite network approach to predictability of financial markets and news sentiments -- János Kertész, Kinetics of Social Contagion -- Joshin Murai, A model of order signs under multiple order
splitting and public information -- Karmeshu, Stochastic Modelling of High Frequency Intra-day Stock Returns: Emergence of Cubic Power-Law -- Kimmo Kaski, Social Physics: Studies of in vivo / in situ human sociality -- Kousik
Guhathakurta, Comparing the complexity of emerging and developed stock markets using recurrence network analysis -- M.S. Santhanam, Records statistics and financial time series -- Marco Patriarca, The microscopic origin of the Pareto
law and other power-law distributions -- Matteo Marsili, Complexity driven collapse of economic equilibria -- Michele Caraglio, Bridging intraday and interday market behavior through scaling -- Parongama Sen, Segregation dynamics with
continuously varying utility factor -- Sandeep Juneja, Nearest neighbor based and other popular methods for pricing Bermudan options -- Sitabhra Sinha, Loss of structural balance in the network of cross-correlations characterizing a
financial market signals the onset of major economic crisis -- Stanislao Gualdi, A dynamic model of input-output production networks: general equilibrium stability and emergence of scale-free structures -- Taisei Kaizoji, Why does the
power law for share price hold? -- Takaaki Ohnishi, Real estate valuation using k-nearest neighbor regression -- Takayuki Mizuno, Statistically detecting stock bubbles before they burst -- Victor Yakovenko, Economic inequality from
statistical physics point of view -- Yoshi Fujiwara, Quantifying Financial Distress in a Nation-wide Production Network -- Yoshiyuki Arata, Macroeconomic Consequences of Lumpy Investment under Uncertainty -- Youngna Choi, Tracking
Financial Instability Contagion: modeling and data calibration -- Yuichi Ikeda, Community and Controllability of Global Production Network: Focusing on the Economic Crisis of 2008
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Keywords: Physics , Statistics , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks
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Title:Eye Tracking and Visualization Foundations, Techniques, and Applications. ETVIS 2015
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 258 p. 123 illus., 105 illus. in color p.)
ISBN:9783319470245
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Keywords: Mathematics , User interfaces (Computer systems) , Computer graphics , Visualization , Statistics , Mathematics , Visualization , User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction , Computer Graphics , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien
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Title:Spaceports Around the World, A Global Growth Industry
Author(s): Erik Seedhouse
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (X, 130 p. 69 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter 1: Spaceports: A Primer -- Chapter 2: Spaceports: A Definition and Brief History -- Chapter 3: The Regulatory Environment -- Chapter 4: Control Centers and Airspace -- Chapter 5: Spacecraft and Launch Vehicles -- Chapter 6:
Payload Processing, Testing and Integration -- Chapter 7: Passenger Training and Training Facilities -- Chapter 8: Point-to-Point Transportation -- Chapter 9: Spaceports Around the World -- Appendix I: Spaceport Functions -- Appendix
II: Outer Space Treaty -- Appendix III: 420.15 Information Requirements -- Appendix IV: Current U.S. Liability Risk-Sharing Regime -- Index
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Keywords: Engineering , Tourism , Management , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Engineering , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics , Tourism Management , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron
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Title:Energy-Level Control at Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Semiconductor Interfaces
Author(s): Raphael Schlesinger
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XVIII, 211 p. 88 illus., 52 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Fundamentals -- Theory of Experimental Methods -- Methodology and Experimental Setups -- Results and Discussion -- Conclusion.
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Keywords: Physics , Semiconductors , Surfaces (Physics) , Interfaces (Physical sciences) , Thin films , Spectroscopy , Microscopy , Optical materials , Electronic materials , Physics , Surface and Interface Science, Thin Films , Optical and Electronic Materials , Spectroscopy and Microscopy , Semiconductors
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Title:Agent-Based Modeling of Sustainable Behaviors
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XVII, 257 p. 86 illus., 67 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Psychologically Plausible Models in Agent-Based Simulations of Sustainable Behavior -- Modelling Everyday Pro-Environmental Norm Transmission and Diffusion in Workplace Networks -- Empirically-Derived Behavioral Rules in Agent-Based
Models Using Decision Trees Learned From Questionnaire Data -- The Implementation of the Theory of Planned Behavior in an Agent-Based Model for Waste Recycling: A Review and a Proposal -- Social Simulations Through an Agent-Based
Platform, Location Data and 3D Models -- An Intersection-Centric Auction-Based Traffic Signal Control Framework -- Agentdrive: Agent-Based Simulator for Intelligent Cars and its Application for Development of a Lane-Changing Assistant
-- City Parking Allocations as a Bundle of Society-Aware Deals -- Sustainable Farming Behaviours: an Agent Based Modelling and LCA Perspective -- Agent-Based Simulation of Electricity Markets: Risk Management and Contracts for
Difference -- Energy Management in the Smart Grids via Intelligent Storage Systems
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Keywords: Physics , Artificial intelligence , Game theory , Sustainable development , Economic sociology , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Sustainable Development
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Title:Mathematics Across Contemporary Sciences AUS-ICMS, Sharjah, UAE, April 2015
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (X, 259 p. 22 illus., 5 illus. in color p.)
Contents:1 Samirah Alsulami, Hellen Colman and Frank Neumann: The Lusternik-Schnirelmann Category for a Differentiable Stack -- 2 Richard A. Brualdi and Shi-Mei Ma: Centrosymmetric, Symmetric and Hankel-Symmetric Matrices -- 3 Costanza
Catalano and Alberto Gandolfi: Partially Independent Random Variables -- 4 Dmitry Efimov and Hana Sulieman: Sobol Sensitivity for Machine Learning -- 5 Jon Pierre Fortney: Basis Independence of Implicitly Defined Hamiltonian Circuit
Dynamics -- 6 Hichem Hajaeij: On a New Class of Variational Problems -- 7 A. Samad Hedayat: A Scientific Tour on Orthogonal Arrays -- 8 Hadi Kharaghani and Sho Suda: Hoffman’s Coclique Bound for Normal Regular Diagraphs and
Nonsymmetric Association Schemes -- 9 Salim A. Messaoudi and Soh Edwin Mukiawa: A Suspension Bridge Problem: Existence and Stability -- 10 Greg Orosi: An Interpolation-Based Approach to American Put Option Pricing -- 11 Inès Saihi:
Stable Homotopy Groups of Moore Spaces -- 12 Minjia Shi, Yiping Zhang and Patrick Solé: Notes on Quasi-Cyclic Codes with Cyclic Constituent Codes -- 13 Linda Smail and Zineb Azouz: Factorization of Computations in Bayesian Networks:
Interpretation of Factors -- 14 Abessamad Tridane, Mohamed Ali Hajji and Eduardo Mojica-Nava: Optimal Drug Treatment in a Simple Pandemic Switched System -- 15 Thomas Wunderli: On Carathéodory quasilinear functionals for BV functions
and their time flows for a dual H^1 penalty model for image restoration
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Keywords: Mathematics , Matrix theory , Algebra , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Mathematical physics , Mathematics , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences , Linear and Multilinear Algebras, Matrix Theory , Analysis
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Title:Assessment and Mitigation of Asteroid Impact Hazards Proceedings of the 2015 Barcelona Asteroid Day
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (X, 256 p. 65 illus., 31 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Barcelona Asteroid Day 2015: Revisiting the Threat by Asteroid and Comet Impact -- Dynamic Sources of Contemporary Hazard From Meteoroids and Small Asteroids -- The Chemistry of Solar System Materials: Sun, Planets, Asteroids,
Meteorites and Dust -- Shape Models and Physical Properties of Asteroids -- Asteroid Mining: Mineral Resources in Undifferentiated Bodies From the Chemical Composition of Carbonaceous Chondrites -- Atomistic Simulations of Aqueous
Alteration Processes of Mafic Silicates in Carbonaceous Chondrites -- Measuring the Terminal Heights of Bolides to Understand the Atmospheric Flight of Large Asteroidal Fragments -- Constraining the Pre-Atmospheric Parameters of Large
Meteoroids: Košice, A Case Study -- Detection of Nocturnal and Daylight Bolides From Ebre Observatory in the Framework of the SPMN Fireball Network -- Natural Hazard Associated to Shock Waves of Meter-Sized Meteoroids -- Chelyabinsk
Meteorite As A Proxy for Studying the Properties of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids and Impact Deflection Strategies -- Asteroids, Comets and Meteorite-Dropping Bolides Studied From the Montsec Astronomical Observatory.
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Title:The Universal Coefficient Theorem and Quantum Field Theory A Topological Guide for the Duality Seeker
Author(s): Andrei-Tudor Patrascu
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XVI, 270 p. 6 illus., 1 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Elements of General Topology -- Algebraic Topology -- Homological Algebra -- Connections: Topology and Analysis -- The Atyiah Singer Index Theorem -- Universal Coefficient Theorems -- BV and BRST Quantization, Quantum
Observables and Symmetry -- Universal Coefficient Theorem and Quantum Field Theory -- The Universal Coefficient Theorem and Black Holes -- From Grothendieck’s Schemes to QCD -- Conclusions.
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Keywords: Physics , Mathematical physics , Algebraic topology , Quantum field theory , String theory , Elementary particles (Physics) , Physics , Quantum Field Theories, String Theory , Algebraic Topology , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
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Title:First Complex Systems Digital Campus World E-Conference 2015
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 424 p. 120 illus., 96 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Welcome to CS-DC’15 -- Reconstructing multi-scale dynamics -- Machine learning methods -- A formal model to compute uncertain continuous data -- Knowledge maps -- Analysis of a Planetary Scale Scientific Collaboration Dataset Reveals
Novel Patterns -- Epistemology of integrative and predictive sciences -- Information science and the complexity: are we orientated to a transdisciplinary science? -- Synthesis of ecology, biology and ethnographic data -- Bayesian
Causalities, Mappings, and Phylogenies: A Social Science Gateway for Modeling Complexity in Ethnographic, Archaeo-, Eco- and Bio-logical Variables -- Multi-level modeling -- Statistical and dynamical properties of networks -- Community
detection as an efficient way to attack real networks -- From particles to complex matter -- Chemical garden -- Assembly of molecular metal oxides from the nano to the macroscale via chemical gardens -- Physics of complex systems --
Viscosity scaling in hydrodynamic instabilities in porous media -- A general approach to the linear stability analysis of miscible viscous fingering in porous media -- From individual to social cognition -- From individual to social
cognition: Piaget, Jung and commons -- Ecological approach of sport and sport education -- Ecological Dynamics: a theoretical framework for understanding sport performance, physical education and physical -- Emerging dance movements
under ecological constraints in Contact Improvisation dancers with different background -- Emerging collective shared behaviors from individual exploration in football small-sided games -- Adaptability in swimming pattern: how do
swimmers adapt propulsive action as a function of speed? -- Backstroke start performance prediction -- Flexible perception-action strategies for follow-the-leader coordination -- Dynamic process of pulmonary data analysis: from the
athlete mouth to the coach’s hands -- From processing units to computational ecosystems to the cloud -- A multi-agent system approach to load-balancing and resource allocation for distributed computing -- Integrative science of
education -- POEM-COPA Collaborative Open Peer Assessment -- Implications of agent-based computational modeling and simulation for preventive education in children with ADHD -- MOOC as a complex system -- From fields to territories to
the planet -- Integrative logistics -- Logistics and Territory integrative approach -- Process modeling of an international transport chain through the simulation tool SIMPROCESS -- Dynamic emissions reduction from vehicles with
technical and behavioral approach -- 4p-factories (e-lab) -- Is the Lean Organisation a complex system? -- An artificial immune ecosystem model for hybrid cloud supervision -- Engineering of territory sustainability -- Spatialisation
of Soil Erosion Susceptibility Using USLE Model -- Social patterns in multicultural environments Matrimonial patterns and trans-ethnic entities -- Economics as a complex evolutionist system -- A study of heterogeneity in a stock market
simulator based on a model of agents that learn from experience in a market with multiple stocks -- Are innovation systems complex systems? -- From molecules to ecosphere -- Ocean biogeochemical dynamics -- Frontal systems as
mechanisms of fish aggregation -- Lagrangian approach to phytoplankton mesoscale biogeography in the Kerguelen region -- Lyapunov exponents and oceanic fronts.
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Title:Statistical Analysis of Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Lipidomics Data Using Mass Spectrometry
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 295 p. 106 illus., 83 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Transformation, normalization and batch effect in the analysis of mass spectrometry data for omics studies -- Automated Alignment of Mass Spectrometry Data Using Functional Geometry -- The analysis of peptide-centric mass spectrometry
data utilizing information about the expected isotope distribution -- Probabilistic and likelihood-based methods for protein identification from MS/MS data -- An MCMC-MRF Algorithm for Incorporating Spatial Information in IMS Data
Processing -- Mass Spectrometry Analysis Using MALDIquant -- Model-based analysis of quantitative proteomics data with data independent acquisition mass spectrometry -- The analysis of human serum albumin proteoforms using
compositional framework -- Variability Assessment of Label-Free LC-MS Experiments for Difference Detection -- Statistical approach for biomarker discovery using label-free LC-MS data - an overview -- Bayesian posterior integration for
classification of mass spectrometry data -- Logistic regression modeling on mass spectrometry data in proteomics case-control discriminant studies -- Robust and confident predictor selection in metabolomics -- On the combination of
omics data for prediction of binary Outcomes -- Statistical analysis of lipidomics data in a case-control study
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Keywords: Statistics , Analytical chemistry , Mathematical statistics , Bioinformatics , Biostatistics , Metabolism , Statistics , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Biostatistics , Metabolomics , Computational Biology/Bioinformatics , Analytical Chemistry , Probability and Statistics in Computer Science
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Title:Electrodeposition of Nanostructured Materials
Author(s): Farzad Nasirpouri
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 325 p. 177 illus., 100 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Principles of Electrochemistry in Materials Science -- Principles of Electrodeposition -- Electrodeposition of Mesocrystals and Small Structures -- Electrodeposition of Nanocrystalline Films and Coatings -- Template Electrodeposition
of Nanowires -- Metal-Based Nanocomposite Films and Coatings -- Electrodeposition of Nanostructures on Semiconductors -- Electrodeposition of Compositionally Modulated Multilayers and Superlattices -- Miscellaneous Electrodeposited
Nanostructures
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Title:An Introduction to Complex Systems Society, Ecology, and Nonlinear Dynamics
Author(s): Paul Fieguth
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 346 p. 243 illus., 178 illus. in color p.)
Contents:1 Introduction -- 2 Global Warming and Climate Change -- Further Reading -- 3 Systems Theory -- 3.1 Systems & Boundaries -- 3.2 Systems & Thermodynamics.-3.3 Systems of Systems -- Case Study 3: Nutrient Flows, Irrigation, and
Desertification -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 4 Dynamic Systems -- 4.1 System State -- 4.2 Randomness -- 4.3 Analysis -- 4.3.1 Correlation -- 4.3.2 Stationarity -- 4.3.3 Transformations -- Case Study 4: Water Levels of the
Oceans and Great Lakes -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 5 Linear Systems -- 5.1 Linearity -- 5.2 Modes -- 5.3 System Coupling -- 5.4 Dynamics -- 5.5 Non-Normal Systems -- Case Study 5: System Decoupling -- Further Reading --
Sample Problems -- 6 Nonlinear Dynamic Systems – Uncoupled -- 6.1 Simple Dynamics -- 6.2 Bifurcations -- 6.3 Hysteresis and Catastrophes -- 6.4 System Behaviour near Folds -- 6.5 Overview -- Case Study 6: Climate and Hysteresis --
Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 7 Nonlinear Dynamic Systems – Coupled.-7.1 Linearization -- 7.2 2D Nonlinear Systems -- 7.3 Limit Cycles and Bifurcations -- Case Study 7: Geysers, Earthquakes, and Limit Cycles -- Further Reading
-- Sample Problems -- 8 Spatial Systems -- 8.1 PDEs -- 8.2 PDEs & Earth Systems -- 8.3 Discretization -- 8.4 Spatial Continuous-State Models -- 8.5 Spatial Discrete-State Models -- 8.6 Agent Models -- Case Study 8: Global circulation
models -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 9 Power Laws and Non-Gaussian Systems -- 9.1 The Gaussian Distribution 9.2 The Exponential Distribution -- 9.3 Heavy Tailed Distributions -- 9.4 Sources of Power Laws -- 9.5 Synthesis and
Analysis of Power Laws -- Case Study 9: Power Laws in Social Systems -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 10 Complex Systems -- 10.1 Spatial Nonlinear Models -- 10.2 Self-Organized Criticality -- 10.3 Emergence -- 10.4 Complex
Systems of Systems -- Case Study 10: Complex Systems in Nature -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 11 Observation & Inference -- 11.1 Forward Models -- 11.2 Remote Measurement -- 11.3 Resolution.-11.4 Inverse Problems -- Case
Study 11A: Sensing— Synthetic Aperture Radar -- Case Study 11B: Inversion— Atmospheric Temperature -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 12 Water.-12.1 Ocean Acidification -- 12.2 Ocean Garbage -- 12.3 Groundwater -- Case Study 12:
Satellite Remote Sensing of the Ocean -- Further Reading -- Sample Problems -- 13 Concluding Thoughts -- Further Reading -- Part I Appendices -- Index
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Title:Mars One The Ultimate Reality TV Show?
Author(s): Erik Seedhouse
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIII, 174 p. 93 illus., 84 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Acknowledgements -- Dedication -- About the Author -- Acronyms -- Preface -- 1: Mars One: The Concept -- 2: Is this ethical? -- 3: Is any of this legal? -- 4: Selection -- 5: Training -- 6: Medical mission killers -- 7: Technology
feasibility -- 8: Bursting the Mars One life support bubble -- Epilog -- Appendices -- Index
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Title:Spaceplane HERMES Europe's Dream of Independent Manned Spaceflight
Author(s): Luc van den Abeelen
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXII, 588 p. 187 illus., 97 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Origins: re-entry vehicles and orbital factories -- Getting serious: CNES develops a concept -- One or the other: selecting the prime contractor -- Safety rethink: the Challenger accident -- The road not taken: CNES decides against
Maia -- The Hague: adoption by ESA -- Ever growing: Hermes gains a module -- Competition and the others: spacecraft from around the world -- Shifting priorities: equipment relocations (1989-1990) -- The transatlantic scene: Freedom
struggles, Columbus and the DoD -- Buying time: the six-month extension of Phase 1 (1990) -- Outside influence: the costly fall of the Berlin Wall (1990-1991) -- Change at Munich: stretching the imagination (1991) -- Scaling down:
X-2000 and Russia to the rescue (1991-1992) -- Grenada: the end of the road (1992) -- Descendants: of astronauts and wings -- Space freighter for ISS: the promise of ATV -- Hermes’ legacy: a continued mission of sorts -- Keeping in
touch: the DRS satellites and Mission Control -- Staying cool: the thermal protection system -- In Orbit Infrastructure: Platforms and Space Stations -- Learning to fly: astronauts and their training -- Inside and out: the space suits
and escape systems -- Lift-off and getting home safely: preparation, launch and landing facilities -- Looking back: the Hermes experience -- Afterword -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C
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Title:What We Know About Extraterrestrial Intelligence Foundations of Xenology
Author(s): Michael Ashkenazi
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XVIII, 430 p p.)
Contents:Introduction and objectives -- Space in the background -- The physical parameters of ilfs -- The evolutionary parameters on ilfs -- Defining alternative modes of intelligence -- Language and symbols -- The cultural parameters of ilfs
-- Et civilizations -- The classification and analysis of et civilizations and cultures -- Issues in contacting eti: when the phoenicians come trading -- Interaction and intellectual exchange -- The consequences of contact --
Conclusions: conversations with eti and the issue of culture
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Title:Operando Research in Heterogeneous Catalysis
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XIV, 222 p. 101 illus., 59 illus. in color p.)
Contents:From the Contents: Scanning probe microscopy under high-pressure conditions -- Surface X-ray diffraction under high-pressure conditions -- Ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy -- Planar laser-induced fluorescence
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Title:Space, Time and the Limits of Human Understanding
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIII, 530 p. 51 illus p.)
Contents:Philosophy: Śrīharṣa on the Indefinability of Time by Jonathan Duquette and Krishnamurti Ramasubramanian -- Why Spacetime Has a Life of its Own by James Robert Brown -- From Time to Time by Nathan Salmon -- Relativity Theory may not
have the last Word on the Nature of Time: Quantum Theory and Probabilism by Nicholas Maxwell -- Space as a Source and as an Object of Knowledge: The Transformation of the Concept of Space in the Post-Kantian Philosophy of Geometry by
Francesca Biagioli -- Space, Time and (how they) Matter by Valia Allori -- The Phenomenology of Space and Time: Husserl, Sartre, Derrida by Hans Herlof Grelland -- Time and Space in Ancient India, Pre­-Philosophical Period by Michael
Witzel and Nataliya Yanchevskaya -- Time in Physics and Time in Awareness by E. C. G. Sudarshan -- Physics: The Future’s Not Ours to See, by Tony Sudbury -- Nature’s Book Keeping System by Gerard ‘t Hooft -- An anomaly in space and
time and the origin of dynamics by Joan A. Vaccaro -- Spacetime and Reality: Facing the Ultimate Judge by Vesselin Petkov -- Hermann Weyl’s Space-Time Geometry and its Impact on Theories of Fundamental Interactions by Norbert Straumann
-- Space, Time, and Adynamical Explanation in the Relational Blockworld by W.M. Stuckey, Michael Silberstein, and Timothy McDevitt -- Matter, Space, Time, and Motion: A Unified Gravitational Perspective by C. S. Unnikrishnan --
Spacetime is Doomed by George Musser -- Mathematics: Geometry and Physical Space by Mary Leng -- The Geometry of Manifolds and the Perception of Space by Raymond O. Wells, Jr -- Topos Theoretic Approach to Space and Time by Goro C.
Kato -- Paradox? The Mathematics of Space-Time and the Limits of Human Understanding by Paul Ernest -- General Relativity, Time, and Determinism by James Isenberg -- “Now” has an infinitesimal positive duration by Reuben Hersh -- The
Fundamental Problem of Dynamics by Julian Barbour -- What’s wrong with the Platonic ideal of space and time? by Lorenzo Sadun -- Biology/Cognitive Science: Syntactic Space by Rajesh Kasturirangan -- Time measurement in living systems:
Human understanding and health implications by L Abhilash and Vijay Kumar Sharma -- The cellular space-the space of life by Pier Luigi Luisi -- The consciousness of space, the space of consciousness by Mauro Bergonzi and Pier Luigi
Luisi -- Time and Suffering (False metaphors, (de)synchronous times, and internal dynamics) by Norman Sieroka -- Evolutionary Time and the Creation of the Space of Life by Randall E. Auxier -- Computer Science: A computational
mathematics view of space, time and complexity by David H. Bailey and Jonathan M. Borwein -- The Black Hole in Mathematics by A. K. Dewdney -- Gödel’s Ontological Dreams by Gary Mar -- ‘Photographing the Footsteps of Time’: Space and
Time in Charles Babbage’s Calculating Engines by Doron Swade -- Gödel incompleteness and the empirical sciences by N. C. A. da Costa and F. A. Doria -- Miscellaneous: The Novel and the Map: Spatiotemporal Form and Discourse in Literary
Cartography by Robert T. Tally Jr -- Time, Space, and the Human Geographies of Opportunity by Donald G. Janelle -- Losing Time and Space: Experiencing Immersion by Diana J. Reichenbach. <
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Title:Next Stop Mars The Why, How, and When of Human Missions
Author(s): Giancarlo Genta
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 415 p. 145 illus., 57 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Preface -- 1: Half a century of projects -- 2: Reasons for human Mars Exploration -- 3: Mars and its satellites -- 4: Space environment and radiations -- 5: Human aspects -- 6: Interplanetary journey to Mars -- 7: Mission design -- 8:
The outpost on Mars -- 9: Mobility on Mars -- 10: The ground segment -- 11: Timeframe and roadmap -- 12: A look to a more distant future -- 13: Example missions -- 14: Conclusions -- References -- Appendices
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Title:Monte Carlo Methods for Radiation Transport Fundamentals and Advanced Topics
Author(s): Oleg N Vassiliev
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XVII, 281 p. 38 illus., 32 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Sampling techniques -- The Boltzmann equation -- Particle trajectories, tallies, variance reduction -- Transport of charged particles -- Microdosimetry. Elements of stochastic transport theory -- Grid based Boltzmann
equation solvers -- Appendices
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Keywords: Physics , Radiology , Mathematical physics , Particle acceleration , Medical physics , Radiation , Physics , Medical and Radiation Physics , Diagnostic Radiology , Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics , Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics , Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
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Title:Earths of Distant Suns How We Find Them, Communicate with Them, and Maybe Even Travel There
Author(s): Michael Carroll
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XI, 234 p. 65 illus., 62 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter One: A Place Like Home -- Chapter Two: Early Ideas and Lessons from Our Own Backyard -- Chapter Three: The Search for and Discovery of Exoplanets -- Chapter Four: Strange Solar System Architectures -- Chapter Five: Zeroing in
on Earth 2.0 -- Chapter Six: Looking for Life in All the Right Places -- Chapter Seven: Could We Make Contact? -- Chapter Eight: Could We Visit Earths of Distant Suns? -- Chapter Nine: First Contact: What Will It Mean? -- Index
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Title:Theory of Low-Temperature Plasma Physics
Author(s): Shi Nguyen-Kuok
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XV, 495 p. 253 illus p.)
Contents:Foreword -- 1 Basic mathematical models of Low-temperature plasma -- 2 Classical calculation of particle interaction cross sections -- 3 The quantum-mechanical description of the particles scattering theory -- 4 Determination of the
composition, thermodynamic properties and plasma transport coefficients on the basis of the model of particles mean free path -- 5 The solution of the kinetic Boltzmann equation and calculation of the transport coefficients of the
plasma -- 6 Numerical methods of plasma physics -- 7 Simulation and calculation of paramete of RF-plasma torches -- 8 Simulation and calculation of parameters in Arc plasma torches -- 9 The calculation of the near-electrode processes
in Arc plasma torches -- 10 Calculation of the heat transfer and movement of the solid particles in the plasma torches -- 11 Features of the experimental methods and automated diagnostic systems of RF and Arc plasma torches -- Appendix
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Keywords: Physics , Mathematical physics , Plasma (Ionized gases) , Physics , Plasma Physics , Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
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Title:Cyberemotions Collective Emotions in Cyberspace
Author(s):
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XIV, 318 p. 90 illus., 34 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction to Cyberemotions -- Part I Foundations -- Part I Foundations -- Part III Modeling -- Part IV Applications
ISBN:9783319436395
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Keywords: Physics , Application software , Mass media , Communication , Social sciences in mass media , Experiential research , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Media Sociology , Psychology Research , Societal Aspects of Physics, Outreach and Education , Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences , Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet)
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Title:EPFL Lectures on Conformal Field Theory in D ≥ 3 Dimensions
Author(s): Slava Rychkov
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 72 p. 14 illus., 12 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Physical Foundations of Conformal Symmetry -- Conformal kinematics -- Radial quantization and OPE -- Conformal Bootstrap
ISBN:9783319436265
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Keywords: Physics , Mathematical physics , Quantum field theory , String theory , Elementary particles (Physics) , Physics , Quantum Field Theories, String Theory , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
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Title:The Lidov-Kozai Effect - Applications in Exoplanet Research and Dynamical Astronomy
Author(s): Ivan I Shevchenko
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XI, 194 p. 39 illus., 8 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Preface -- Historical Background -- Secular Theories in Celestial Mechanics -- LKE: Classical Results -- LKE: The Theory Advances -- Understanding Irregular Satellites -- Sungrazing Comets -- Asteroids and Kuiper Belt Objects in
Inclined Orbits -- The Role in Sculpting Exoplanetary Systems -- Applications in Stellar Dynamics -- References
ISBN:9783319435220
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Keywords: Physics , Planetology , Dynamics , Ergodic theory , Astrophysics , Physics , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory , Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory , Planetology , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron
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Title:Energetic Particles in the Heliosphere
Author(s): George M Simnett
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (IX, 241 p. 190 illus., 83 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Instrumentation -- Energetic Particle Acceleration -- Solar Electrons as a Probe of the Inner Heliosphere -- Studies of Energetic Ions in the Inner Heliosphere -- Corotating Interaction Regions -- Studies onf the High
Latitude Heliosphere -- The Anomalus Cosmic Ray -- Studies of the Distant Heliosphere beyond Jupiter -- Energetic Particles From Planetary Magnetospheres -- What about the Future? --
ISBN:9783319434957
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Keywords: Physics , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Nuclear physics , Physics , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Particle and Nuclear Physics
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Title:LQG for the Bewildered The Self-Dual Approach Revisited
Author(s): Deepak Vaid
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (IX, 138 p. 16 illus., 4 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Classical GR -- Quantum Field Theory -- Expanding on classical GR -- First steps to a theory of Quantum Gravity -- Kinematical Hilbert Space -- Black Hole Entropy -- Discussion and recent developments -- Appendices:
Conventions, Lie Derivative, ADM Variables, D Duality, Path Ordered Exponential, Peter-Weyl Theorem, Square-Free Numbers, Brahmagupta-Pell Equation, Quadratic Integers and the BP Equation, Kodama State, 3j-symbols, Regge Calculus
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Keywords: Physics , Mathematical physics , Gravitation , Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Mathematical Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
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Title:Exploring Classical Greek Construction Problems with Interactive Geometry Software
Author(s): Ad Meskens
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 185 p. 160 illus., 10 illus. in color p.)
Contents:1 Introduction -- 2 The Genesis of Geometry -- 3 Straightedge and compass constructions -- 4 The Delian Problem -- 5 Trisecting an angle -- 6 Squaring the circle -- 7 Constructible numbers -- 8 The Cinderella of regular polygons --
Afterthoughts -- Solutions -- Index
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Keywords: Mathematics , Geometry , History , Mathematics , Mathematics , Geometry , History of Mathematical Sciences , Mathematics Education
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Title:Pseudoscience and Science Fiction
Author(s): Andrew May
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (X, 181 p. 45 illus., 28 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Charles Fort and the Forteans -- Anomalous Phenomena -- High-Tech Paranoia -- Flying Saucers -- Mind Power -- Space Drives and Anti-Gravity -- Technology of the Ancients -- Conspiracy Theories
ISBN:9783319426051
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Keywords: Popular works , Fiction , Philosophy of nature , Astronomy , Physics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Physics , Popular Science in Astronomy , Fiction , Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary , Philosophy of Nature
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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.
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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:Maths Meets Myths: Quantitative Approaches to Ancient Narratives
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Size:1 online resource (X, 228 p. 64 illus., 47 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Cognitive and Network Constraints in Real Life and Literature -- A Networks Approach to Mythological Epics -- Medieval Historical, Hagiographical and Biographical Networks -- Peopling of the New
World from data on distributions of folklore motifs -- Phylogenetics Meets Folklore: Bioinformatic Approaches to the Study of International Folktales -- Analyses of a VirtualWorld -- Ghostscope: Conceptual Mapping of Supernatural
Phenomena in a Large Folklore Corpus -- Complex Networks of Words in Fables -- Analysing and Restoring the Chronology of the Irish Annals -- Mapping Literate Networks in Early Medieval Ireland Quantitative Realities, Social
Mythologies? -- How quantitative methods can shed light on a problem of comparative mythology: The myth of the struggle for supremacy between two groups of deities reconsidered
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Keywords: Physics , History , Medieval philosophy , Historical linguistics , Social sciences , Physics , Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks , History, general , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Historical Linguistics , Medieval Philosophy
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Title:The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration Who Will Compete, Who Will Dominate?
Author(s): Linda Dawson
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 199 p. 49 illus., 40 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter 1 The New Space Race -- Chapter 2 The Commercial Space Race -- Chapter 3 Mars -- Chapter 4 Why Not Go Back to the Moon?- Chapter 5 The Science and Dangers of Outer Space -- Chapter 6 Politics and the Space Race -- Chapter 7
the Post-Apollo and Space Shuttle Era -- Chapter 8 Politics, the ISS, and Private Enterprise -- Chapter 9 Technological Risks and Accidents -- Chapter 10 New Technologies and Deep Space -- Index
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Title:Studies of Pallas in the Early Nineteenth Century Historical Studies in Asteroid Research
Author(s): Clifford J Cunningham
Date:2017
Edition:2nd ed. 2017
Size:1 online resource (XIII, 477 p. 326 illus., 137 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter 1 A Disturbing Inclination -- Chapter 2 The Great Probability Debate -- Chapter 3 The Gold Medal -- Chapter 4 The Gauss Anagram -- Chapter 5 Hypothetical Planets -- Chapter 6 New Planets: The Transition from 1745 to 1804 --
Chapter 7 The Olbers Letters -- Chapter 8 The Gauss Letters.-Chapter 9 The Harding Letters -- Chapter 10 Herschel's Asteroids -- Chapter 11 Scientific Papers -- Chapter 12 Gauss: The Great Asteroid Treatises -- Appendices
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Title:Star Ark A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXII, 492 p. 127 illus., 107 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction by Rachel Armstrong -- Overview by Andrew Tziolas -- Metaphysics of Reality in Space by Rachel Armstrong -- Seeding the Universe with Life by Michael Mautner -- Space chemistry by Martin Hanczyc -- Living soils by Rachel
Armstrong -- Bacterial worlds by Simon Park -- Nature in space by Koert van Mensvoort -- The experience of space by Nelly Ben Hayoum -- Space architecture by Richard Hyams -- Extremophiles by Sarah Jane Pell.-Shrinking the human by
Arne Hendriks -- Human/mechanicals hybrids by Kevin Warwick -- Space birth by Lucy McCrae, Susan Crawford-Young, and Lynne Harper -- Establishing the ecological being by Rachel Armstrong -- Ecology of Mind by Noam Chomsky -- Humanity
in space by Steve Fuller -- Ecological politics by Jane Bennett -- Very large organizations by Jordan Geiger -- Architects building planets by Mark Morris
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Title:Space Telescopes Capturing the Rays of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Author(s): Neil English
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 312 p. 103 illus., 88 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Light: Nature's Great Information Superhighway -- Chapter 2: The Hubble Space Telescope - Tragedy and Triumph -- Chapter 3: Hubble - The People's Telescope -- Chapter 4: The Infrared Universe
-- Chapter 5: The Gamma Ray Universe -- Chapter 6: The Universe Through Ultraviolet Eyes -- Chapter 7: The X-Ray Universe -- Chapter 8: Probing the Microwave Sky -- Chapter 9: Empire of the Sun -- Chapter 10: Measuring the Heavens --
Chapter 11: Looking to the Future: The James Webb Space Telescope -- Useful Websites on Space Telescopes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
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Title:Participatory Sensing, Opinions and Collective Awareness
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXVII, 405 p. 83 illus., 70 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Part I New Sensing Technologies for Societies and Environment -- Part II Citizen Science, Participatory Sensing and Social Computation -- Part III Collective Awareness, Learning and Decision Making -- Appendix: Software and Hardware
Tools
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Keywords: Physics , Application software , Environmental monitoring , Social policy , Economic sociology , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences , Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology , Monitoring/Environmental Analysis , Social Policy
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