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Complex Networks

Complex Networks

By: Reuven Cohen; Shlomo Havlin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 08-JUL-2010

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Examining important results and analytical techniques, this graduate-level textbook is a step-by-step presentation of the structure and function of complex networks. Using a range of examples, from the stability of the internet to efficient methods of immunizing populations, and from epidemic spreading to how one might efficiently search for individuals, this textbook explains the theoretical methods that can be used, and the experimental and analytical results obtained in the study and research of complex networks. Giving detailed derivations of many results in complex networks theory,...

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Quantum Transport

Quantum Transport

By: Supriyo Datta

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 16-JUN-2005

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This book presents the conceptual framework underlying the atomistic theory of matter, emphasizing those aspects that relate to current flow. This includes some of the most advanced concepts of non-equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics. No prior acquaintance with quantum mechanics is assumed. Chapter 1 provides a description of quantum transport in elementary terms accessible to a beginner. The book then works its way from hydrogen to nanostructures, with extensive coverage of current flow. The final chapter summarizes the equations for quantum transport with illustrative examples...

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Combinatorics

Combinatorics

By: Peter J. Cameron

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 06-OCT-1994

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Combinatorics is a subject of increasing importance, owing to its links with computer science, statistics and algebra. This is a textbook aimed at second-year undergraduates to beginning graduates. It stresses common techniques (such as generating functions and recursive construction) which underlie the great variety of subject matter and also stresses the fact that a constructive or algorithmic proof is more valuable than an existence proof. The book is divided into two parts, the second at a higher level and with a wider range than the first. Historical notes are included which give a...

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Modern Particle Physics

Modern Particle Physics

By: Mark Thomson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

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Unique in its coverage of all aspects of modern particle physics, this textbook provides a clear connection between the theory and recent experimental results, including the discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN. It provides a comprehensive and self-contained description of the Standard Model of particle physics suitable for upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students studying experimental particle physics. Physical theory is introduced in a straightforward manner with full mathematical derivations throughout. Fully-worked examples enable students to link the mathematical...

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Molecular Communication

Molecular Communication

By: Tadashi Nakano; Andrew W. Eckford; Tokuko Haraguchi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

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This comprehensive guide, by pioneers in the field, brings together, for the first time, everything a new researcher, graduate student or industry practitioner needs to get started in molecular communication. Written with accessibility in mind, it requires little background knowledge, and provides a detailed introduction to the relevant aspects of biology and information theory, as well as coverage of practical systems. The authors start by describing biological nanomachines, the basics of biological molecular communication and the microorganisms that use it. They then proceed to...

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A Course of Modern Analysis, Fourth Edition

A Course of Modern Analysis, Fourth Edition

By: E. T. Whittaker; G. N. Watson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 13-SEP-1996

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This classic text is known to and used by thousands of mathematicians and students of mathematics throughout the world. It gives an introduction to the general theory of infinite processes and of analytic functions together with an account of the principal transcendental functions. ...

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Physics of Organic Semiconductors, 2nd, Completely New Revised Edition

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, 2nd, Completely New Revised Edition

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Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2012

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The field of organic electronics has seen a steady growth over the last 15 years. At the same time, our scientific understanding of how to achieve optimum device performance has grown, and this book gives an overview of our present-day knowledge of the physics behind organic semiconductor devices. Based on the very successful first edition, the editors have invited top scientists from the US, Japan, and Europe to include the developments from recent years, covering such fundamental issues as: growth and characterization of thin films of organic semiconductors, charge transport and...

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Handbook of Decision Analysis

Handbook of Decision Analysis

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2013

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A ONE-OF-A-KIND GUIDE TO THE BEST PRACTICES IN DECISION ANALYSIS Decision analysis provides powerful tools for addressing complex decisions that involve uncertainty and multiple objectives, yet most training materials on the subject overlook the soft skills that are essential for success in the field. This unique resource fills this gap in the decision analysis literature and features both soft personal/interpersonal skills and the hard technical skills involving mathematics and modeling. Readers will learn how to identify and overcome the numerous challenges of decision making, choose...

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Model Building in Mathematical Programming, 5th Edition

Model Building in Mathematical Programming, 5th Edition

By: H. Paul Williams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2013

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The 5th edition of Model Building in Mathematical Programming discusses the general principles of model building in mathematical programming and demonstrates how they can be applied by using several simplified but practical problems from widely different contexts. Suggested formulations and solutions are given together with some computational experience to give the reader a feel for the computational difficulty of solving that particular type of model. Furthermore, this book illustrates the scope and limitations of mathematical programming, and shows how it can be applied to real...

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Financial Derivative and Energy Market Valuation: Theory and Implementation in MATLAB

Financial Derivative and Energy Market Valuation: Theory and Implementation in MATLAB

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2013

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A road map for implementing quantitative financial models Financial Derivative and Energy Market Valuation brings the application of financial models to a higher level by helping readers capture the true behavior of energy markets and related financial derivatives. The book provides readers with a range of statistical and quantitative techniques and demonstrates how to implement the presented concepts and methods in Matlab. Featuring an unparalleled level of detail, this unique work provides the underlying theory and various advanced topics without requiring a prior high-level...

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Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control

Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2013

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Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management This innovative text offers a thorough foundation in operations management, supply chain management,?and the strategic implementation of programs, techniques, and tools for reducing costs and improving quality in health care organizations. The authors incorporate the features and functions of Microsoft Excel where appropriate in their coverage of supply chain strategy, process design and analysis of health care operations, managing health care operations quality, and planning and controlling health care operations. Health Care...

272. 

Low Voltage Electron Microscopy: Principles and Applications

Low Voltage Electron Microscopy: Principles and Applications

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

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Part of the Wiley-Royal Microscopical Society Series, this book discusses the rapidly developing cutting-edge field of low-voltage microscopy, a field that has only recently emerged due to the rapid developments in the electron optics design and image processing. It serves as a guide for current and new microscopists and materials scientists who are active in the field of nanotechnology, and presents applications in nanotechnology and research of surface-related phenomena, allowing researches to observe materials as never before. ...

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Introduction to Statistics Through Resampling Methods and R, 2nd Edition

Introduction to Statistics Through Resampling Methods and R, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

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A highly accessible alternative approach to basic statistics Praise for the First Edition: "Certainly one of the most impressive little paperback 200-page introductory statistics books that I will ever see . . . it would make a good nightstand book for every statistician."—Technometrics Written in a highly accessible style, Introduction to Statistics through Resampling Methods and R, Second Edition guides students in the understanding of descriptive statistics, estimation, hypothesis testing, and model building. The book emphasizes the discovery method, enabling readers to ascertain...

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Surveys in Combinatorics, 1989

Surveys in Combinatorics, 1989

By: J. Siemons

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 03-AUG-1989

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This volume contains the invited lectures given at the Twelfth British Combinatorical Conference. The lectures survey the many areas of current research activity in combinatorics and its applications, including graph theory, designs, and probabilistic graphs. This book provides a valuable survey of the present status of knowledge in combinatorics for mathematicians, computer scientists and engineers. ...

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Numerical Ranges of Operators on Normed Spaces and of Elements of Normed Algebras

Numerical Ranges of Operators on Normed Spaces and of Elements of Normed Algebras

By: F.F. Bonsall; J. Duncan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 02-MAR-1971

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The theory of the numerical range of a linear operator on an arbitrary normed space had its beginnings around 1960, and during the 1970s the subject has developed and expanded rapidly. This book presents a self-contained exposition of the subject as a whole. The authors develop various applications, in particular to the study of Banach algebras where the numerical range provides an important link between the algebraic and metric structures. ...

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The Logic of Quantum Mechanics

The Logic of Quantum Mechanics

By: Enrico G. Beltrametti; Gianni Cassinelli; Gian-Carlo Rota

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-DEC-1984

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Originally published in 1981, this book forms volume 15 of the Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications. The text provides a clear and thorough treatment of its subject, adhering to a clean exposition of the mathematical content of serious formulations of rational physical alternatives of quantum theory as elaborated in the influential works of the period, to which the authors made a significant contribution. The treatment falls into three distinct, logical parts: in the first part, the modern version of accumulated wisdom is presented, avoiding as far as possible the traditional...

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Handbook of Categorical Algebra

Handbook of Categorical Algebra

By: Francis Borceux

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 03-NOV-1994

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The Handbook of Categorical Algebra is designed to give, in three volumes, a detailed account of what should be known by everybody working in, or using, category theory. As such it will be a unique reference. The volumes are written in sequence. The second, which assumes familiarity with the material in the first, introduces important classes of categories that have played a fundamental role in the subject's development and applications. In addition, after several chapters discussing specific categories, the book develops all the major concepts concerning Benabou's ideas of fibred...

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Geometry of Sporadic Groups

Geometry of Sporadic Groups

By: A.A. Ivanov

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 17-JUN-1999

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This book is the first volume in a two-volume set, which will provide the complete proof of classification of two important classes of geometries, closely related to each other: Petersen and tilde geometries. There is an infinite family of tilde geometries associated with non-split extensions of symplectic groups over a field of two elements. Besides that there are twelve exceptional Petersen and tilde geometries. These exceptional geometries are related to sporadic simple groups, including the famous Monster group and this volume gives a construction for each of the Petersen and tilde...

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SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications

SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications

By: Renu Gehring

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

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SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications teaches health care executives, managers, providers, and business analysts how to use SAS Business Intelligence (BI) tools to convert data into knowledge and value at all levels in the health care industry. This book demonstrates how SAS BI solutions can be applied to the health care industry and offers detailed explanations of code and tasks in an approachable case study format. All applications are created with sample data that has the richness and complexity of operational health care data. Topics...

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Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: The Strange Theory of Light in a Box

Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: The Strange Theory of Light in a Box

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Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2004

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What happens to light when it is trapped in a box? Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics addresses a fascinating question in physics: what happens to light, and in particular to its interaction with matter, when it is trapped inside a box? With the aid of a model-building approach, readers discover the answer to this question and come to appreciate its important applications in computing, cryptography, quantum teleportation, and opto-electronics. Instead of taking a traditional approach that requires readers to first master a series of seemingly unconnected mathematical techniques, this book...