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Data Mining and Analysis

Data Mining and Analysis

By: Mohammed J. Zaki; Wagner Meira Jr

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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The fundamental algorithms in data mining and analysis form the basis for the emerging field of data science, which includes automated methods to analyze patterns and models for all kinds of data, with applications ranging from scientific discovery to business intelligence and analytics. This textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate data mining courses provides a broad yet in-depth overview of data mining, integrating related concepts from machine learning and statistics. The main parts of the book include exploratory data analysis, pattern mining, clustering, and classification. The...

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Uniform Central Limit Theorems, Second Edition

Uniform Central Limit Theorems, Second Edition

By: R. M. Dudley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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This classic work on empirical processes has been considerably expanded and revised from the original edition. When samples become large, the probability laws of large numbers and central limit theorems are guaranteed to hold uniformly over wide domains. The author, an acknowledged expert, gives a thorough treatment of the subject, including the Fernique-Talagrand majorizing measure theorem for Gaussian processes, an extended treatment of Vapnik-Chervonenkis combinatorics, the Ossiander L2 bracketing central limit theorem, the Giné-Zinn bootstrap central limit theorem in probability, the...

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A Course in Mathematical Analysis

A Course in Mathematical Analysis

By: D. J. H. Garling

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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The three volumes of A Course in Mathematical Analysis provide a full and detailed account of all those elements of real and complex analysis that an undergraduate mathematics student can expect to encounter in the first two or three years of study. Containing hundreds of exercises, examples and applications, these books will become an invaluable resource for both students and instructors. Volume 1 focuses on the analysis of real-valued functions of a real variable. Volume 2 goes on to consider metric and topological spaces. This third volume develops the classical theory of functions of a...

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Brownian Models of Performance and Control

Brownian Models of Performance and Control

By: J. Michael Harrison

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2013

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Direct and to the point, this book from one of the field's leaders covers Brownian motion and stochastic calculus at the graduate level, and illustrates the use of that theory in various application domains, emphasizing business and economics. The mathematical development is narrowly focused and briskly paced, with many concrete calculations and a minimum of abstract notation. The applications discussed include: the role of reflected Brownian motion as a storage model, queueing model, or inventory model; optimal stopping problems for Brownian motion, including the influential...

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Modeling Drying Processes

Modeling Drying Processes

By: Xiao Dong Chen; Aditya Putranto

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2013

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This comprehensive summary of the state-of-the-art and the ideas behind the reaction engineering approach (REA) to drying processes is an ideal resource for researchers, academics and industry practitioners. Starting with the formulation, modelling and applications of the lumped-REA, it goes on to detail the use of the REA to describe local evaporation and condensation, and its coupling with equations of conservation of heat and mass transfer, called the spatial-REA, to model non-equilibrium multiphase drying. Finally, it summarises other established drying models, discussing their...

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Dictionary of Untranslatables

Dictionary of Untranslatables

By: Barbara Cassin; Emily Apter; Jacques Lezra; Michael Wood

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2014

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Characters in some languages, particularly Hebrew and Arabic, may not display properly due to device limitations. Transliterations of terms appear before the representations in foreign characters. This is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another. Drawn from more than a dozen languages, terms such as Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portuguese), and stato (Italian) are thoroughly examined in all their cross-linguistic and...

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Clinical Technologies

Clinical Technologies

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2011

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Modern technological advances in medicine are not restricted to treatments, but rather have revolutionized the entire application of healthcare from finding a doctor to executing a treatment. Clinical Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications provides an exhaustive chronicling of these changes through the compiled research of hundreds of scholars. This multi-volume book delves into the many applications of information technology ranging from digitizing patient records to high-performance computing, to medical imaging and diagnostic technologies. Technological advancements...

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Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

By: Shafiq Alam; Gillian Dobbie; Yun Koh; Saeed ur Rehman

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Biologically-inspired data mining has a wide variety of applications in areas such as data clustering, classification, sequential pattern mining, and information extraction in healthcare and bioinformatics. Over the past decade, research materials in this area have dramatically increased, providing clear evidence of the popularity of these techniques. Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining exemplifies prestigious research and shares the practices that have allowed these areas to grow and flourish. This essential reference publication highlights contemporary...

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Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS

Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS

By: Richard C. Zink

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

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Improve efficiency while reducing costs in clinical trials with centralized monitoring techniques using JMP and SAS. International guidelines recommend that clinical trial data should be actively reviewed or monitored; the well-being of trial participants and the validity and integrity of the final analysis results are at stake. Traditional interpretation of this guidance for pharmaceutical trials has led to extensive on-site monitoring, including 100% source data verification. On-site review is time consuming, expensive (estimated at up to a third of the cost of a clinical trial), prone...

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Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery

Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery

By: Anastasius Moumtzoglou; Anastasia Kastania

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Software applications once held on local computers and servers are beginning to shift to the public Internet sphere, and private health information is no exception. The likelihood of placing once restricted and private health records “in the cloud” is increasing. Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery focuses on cloud technologies that could affect quality in the healthcare field. Leading experts in this area offer their knowledge and contribute to the demystification of healthcare in the Cloud. This publication will prove to be a useful tool for undergraduate and...

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Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics

Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics

By: Ganesh Naik; Yina Guo

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Neuroprosthetics is a fast-growing area that brings together the fields of biomedical engineering and neuroscience as a means to interface the neural system directly to prostheses. Advancing research and applications in this field can assist in successfully restoring motor, sensory, and cognitive functions. Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics brings together the most up-to-date research surrounding neuroprosthetics advances and applications. Presenting several new results, concepts, and further developments in the area of neuroprosthetics, this book is an essential publication...

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Better Business Decisions from Data

Better Business Decisions from Data

By: Peter Kenny

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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"Everyone encounters statistics on a daily basis. They are used in proposals, reports, requests, and advertisements, among others, to support assertions, opinions, and theories. Unless you're a trained statistician, it can be bewildering. What are the numbers really saying or not saying? Better Business Decisions from Data: Statistical Analysis for Professional Success provides the answers to these questions and more. It will show you how to use statistical data to improve small, every-day management judgments as well as major business decisions with potentially serious consequences.Author...

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Astrophotography

Astrophotography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Today's photographic equipment allows amateurs to take pictures of the stars that far surpass images taken just a few decades ago by even the largest observatories-and this book will teach you how.Author and world-renowned astrophotographer Thierry Legault teaches the art and techniques of astrophotography: from simple camera-on-tripod night-scene imaging of constellations, star trails, eclipses, artificial satellites, and polar auroras to more intensive astrophotography using specialized equipment for lunar, planetary, solar, and deep-sky imaging. Legault shares advice on equipment and...

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Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility

Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility

By: Christos Kouroupetroglou

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Information Communication Technologies (ICT) have become an increasingly prevalent part of everyday life. Today, there are many cases in which ICT assist the elderly and people with disabilities to complete tasks once thought impossible. Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility discusses trends in ICT in relation to assistive technologies and their impact on everyday tasks for those with disabilities. This reference work provides different perspectives on upcoming technologies and their impact on e-accessibility and e-inclusion, essential topics for...

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Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies

Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies

By: Steven Thompson

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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With rapid advancements in human enhancement technologies, society struggles with many issues, such as definition, effects, participation, regulation, and control. Current and future initiatives in these technologies may not be in the participants’ best interests; therefore, it is imperative for research on humanitarian considerations to be available to those affiliated with this field. Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies compiles prestigious research and provides a well-rounded composite of the field’s role in emerging technologies. Addressing both...

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Using R for Statistics

Using R for Statistics

By: Sarah Stowell

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2014

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" R is a popular and growing open source statistical analysis and graphics environment as well as a programming language and platform. If you need to use a variety of statistics, then Using R for Statistics will get you the answers to most of the problems you are likely to encounter.Using R for Statistics is a problem-solution primer for using R to set up your data, pose your problems and get answers using a wide array of statistical tests. The book walks you through R basics and how to use R to accomplish a wide variety statistical operations. You'll be able to navigate the R system,...

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Regression Analysis by Example, 4th Edition

Regression Analysis by Example, 4th Edition

By: Samprit Chatterjee; Ali S. Hadi

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2006

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The essentials of regression analysis through practical applications Regression analysis is a conceptually simple method for investigating relationships among variables. Carrying out a successful application of regression analysis, however, requires a balance of theoretical results, empirical rules, and subjective judgement. Regression Analysis by Example, Fourth Edition has been expanded and thoroughly updated to reflect recent advances in the field. The emphasis continues to be on exploratory data analysis rather than statistical theory. The book offers in-depth treatment of regression...

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Idiot's Guides: Speed Math

Idiot's Guides: Speed Math

By: Gaurav Tekriwal

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Speed Math provides easy-to-understand methods, tips, and tricks to do math in one's head, on paper, and on a calculator at a faster rate and with more accuracy for anyone who is intimidated by math and for whom such calculations would otherwise require paper or calculator. ...

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Haskell Data Analysis Cookbook

Haskell Data Analysis Cookbook

By: Nishant Shukla

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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Explore intuitive data analysis techniques and powerful machine learning methods using over 130 practical recipes A practical and concise guide to using Haskell when getting to grips with data analysis Recipes for every stage of data analysis, from collection to visualization In-depth examples demonstrating various tools, solutions and techniques In Detail This book will take you on a voyage through all the steps involved in data analysis. It provides synergy between Haskell and data modeling, consisting of carefully chosen examples featuring some of the most popular...

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Bioinformatics with R Cookbook

Bioinformatics with R Cookbook

By: Paurush Praveen Sinha

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

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Over 90 practical recipes for computational biologists to model and handle real-life data using R Use the existing R-packages to handle biological data Represent biological data with attractive visualizations An easy-to-follow guide to handle real-life problems in Bioinformatics like Next Generation Sequencing and Microarray Analysis In Detail Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops and improves upon the methods for storing, retrieving, organizing, and analyzing biological data. R is the primary language used for handling most of the data analysis work...