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Mechanical Logic in Three-Dimensional Space

Mechanical Logic in Three-Dimensional Space

By: Gennaro Auletta

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

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The book explores how build a mechanical inferences by making use of arithmetic operations on a string of numbers representing statements. In this way logic is reduced to a branch of the combinatory calculus. It covers the field of traditional logic by showing that any kind of inference can be mechanically reduced to three-variables and two-premise inferences. Meriological inferences can also be easily treated in this way. The book covers the following subjects: structural description of space; three-variable inferences through products, sums, subtractions, and divisions; generalization to...

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Practical Scientific Computing

Practical Scientific Computing

By: A Muhammad; V Zalizniak

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 26-FEB-2011

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Scientific computing is about developing mathematical models, numerical methods and computer implementations to study and solve real problems in science, engineering, business and even social sciences. Mathematical modelling requires deep understanding of classical numerical methods. This essential guide provides the reader with sufficient foundations in these areas to venture into more advanced texts. The first section of the book presents numEclipse, an open source tool for numerical computing based on the notion of MATLAB®. numEclipse is implemented as a plug-in for Eclipse, a leading...

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Fundamentals of University Mathematics, 3rd Edition

Fundamentals of University Mathematics, 3rd Edition

By: C McGregor; J Nimmo; W Stothers

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 20-OCT-2010

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The third edition of this popular and effective textbook provides in one volume a unified treatment of topics essential for first year university students studying for degrees in mathematics. Students of computer science, physics and statistics will also find this book a helpful guide to all the basic mathematics they require. It clearly and comprehensively covers much of the material that other textbooks tend to assume, assisting students in the transition to university-level mathematics. Expertly revised and updated, the chapters cover topics such as number systems, set and functions,...

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Handbook of Graph Theory, Second Edition

Handbook of Graph Theory, Second Edition

By: Jonathan Gross; Jay Yellen; Ping Zhang

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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With 34 new contributors, this best-selling handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the main topics in pure and applied graph theory. This second edition—over 400 pages longer than its predecessor—incorporates 14 new sections. Each chapter includes lists of essential definitions and facts, accompanied by examples, tables, remarks, and, in some cases, conjectures and open problems. A bibliography at the end of each chapter provides an extensive guide to the research literature and pointers to monographs. This edition also contains notes regarding terminology and notation. ...

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3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, 2nd Edition

3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, 2nd Edition

By: Fletcher Dunn; Ian Parberry

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

Publication Date: 02-NOV-2011

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This engaging book presents the essential mathematics needed to describe, simulate, and render a 3D world. Reflecting both academic and in-the-trenches practical experience, the authors teach you how to describe objects and their positions, orientations, and trajectories in 3D using mathematics. The text provides an introduction to mathematics for game designers, including the fundamentals of coordinate spaces, vectors, and matrices. It also covers orientation in three dimensions, calculus and dynamics, graphics, and parametric curves. ...

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Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation

Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation

By: Zhengming Wang; Dongyun Yi; Xiaojun Duan; Jing Yao; Defeng Gu

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2011

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This book discusses the theories, methods, and application techniques of the measurement data mathematical modeling and parameter estimation. It seeks to build a bridge between mathematical theory and engineering practice in the measurement data processing field so theoretical researchers and technical engineers can communicate. It is organized with abundant materials, such as illustrations, tables, examples, and exercises. The authors create examples to apply mathematical theory innovatively to measurement and control engineering. Not only does this reference provide theoretical...

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Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment

Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment

By: Giuseppe Campolieti; Roman Makarov

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2014

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Tested and refined through years of the authors’ teaching experiences, this text provides a unified, self-contained account of the main theory and application of methods behind modern-day financial mathematics. With an abundance of examples, problems, and fully worked out solutions, the text introduces the financial theory and relevant mathematical methods in a mathematically rigorous yet engaging way. Unlike similar texts in the field, this one presents multiple problem-solving approaches, linking related comprehensive techniques for pricing different types of financial derivatives. ...

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Networks in Society: Links and Language

Networks in Society: Links and Language

By: Robert Stocker; Terry Bossomaier

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2014

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This book covers technical fundamentals, complexity and social networks, and communication and language. It raises readers’ interest in social networks, the importance of language in the emergence and maintenance of networks, the integral patterns of interconnectivity, and the means to measure and model social structure. It presents a broad range of ideas from several fields of research endeavor. It also explores social networks and their integration with communication and language, thereby providing a discussion of relevant theory, modeling, metrics, and application to business, natural...

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Introduction to Elementary Computational Modeling: Essential Concepts, Principles, and Problem Solving

Introduction to Elementary Computational Modeling: Essential Concepts, Principles, and Problem Solving

By: Jose Garrido

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2011

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With an emphasis on problem solving, this book introduces the fundamental principles of computational modeling. The author provides case studies, along with an overview of computational models and their development. The first part of the text presents the basic concepts of models and techniques for designing and implementing problem solutions. It applies standard pseudo-code constructs and flowcharts for designing models. The second part covers model implementation with basic programming constructs using MATLAB<SUP>®</SUP>, Octave, and FreeMat. Examples demonstrate the computation and...

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Multiple-Base Number System: Theory and Applications

Multiple-Base Number System: Theory and Applications

By: Vassil Dimitrov; Graham Jullien; Roberto Muscedere

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2012

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This book introduces the technique of computing with a recently introduced number representation and its arithmetic operations, referred to as the Multiple Base Number System (MBNS). Content includes a review of the latest research in the field. The authors take the reader through an initial introduction to computation and arithmetic with applications, to lay the groundwork for presenting the MBNS. They also deal with implementation issues of MBNS arithmetic processors targeted to selected applications in DSP and cryptography. ...

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Fundamentals of Multicore Software Development

Fundamentals of Multicore Software Development

By: Victor Pankratius; Ali-Reza Adl-Tabatabai; Walter Tichy

Publisher: CRC Press

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With multicore processors now in every computer, server, and embedded device, the need for cost-effective, reliable parallel software has never been greater. By explaining key aspects of multicore programming, this book helps software engineers understand parallel programming and master the multicore challenge. Accessible to newcomers to the field, it covers the fundamentals of multicore hardware, parallel design patterns, and parallel programming in C++, .NET, and Java. It also discusses manycore computing on graphics cards and heterogeneous multicore platforms, automatic parallelization,...

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Wavelets: Theory and Applications

Wavelets: Theory and Applications

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-OCT-1997

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With applications in pattern recognition, data compression and numerical analysis, the wavelet transform is a key area of modern mathematics that brings new approaches to the analysis and synthesis of signals. This book presents the central issues and emphasizes comparison, assessment and how to combine method and application. It reviews different approaches to guide researchers to appropriate classes of techniques. ...

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Mathematical Analysis Fundamentals

Mathematical Analysis Fundamentals

By: Agamirza Bashirov

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2014

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The author’s goal is a rigorous presentation of the fundamentals of analysis, starting from elementary level and moving to the advanced coursework. The curriculum of all mathematics (pure or applied) and physics programs include a compulsory course in mathematical analysis. This book will serve as can serve a main textbook of such (one semester) courses. The book can also serve as additional reading for such courses as real analysis, functional analysis, harmonic analysis etc. For non-math major students requiring math beyond calculus, this is a more friendly approach than many...

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Understanding Uncertainty, Revised Edition

Understanding Uncertainty, Revised Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

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Praise for the First Edition "...a reference for everyone who is interested in knowing and handling uncertainty." —Journal of Applied Statistics The critically acclaimed First Edition of Understanding Uncertainty provided a study of uncertainty addressed to scholars in all fields, showing that uncertainty could be measured by probability, and that probability obeyed three basic rules that enabled uncertainty to be handled sensibly in everyday life. These ideas were extended to embrace the scientific method and to show how decisions, containing an uncertain element, could be...

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Fast Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Counting and Optimization

Fast Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Counting and Optimization

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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A comprehensive account of the theory and application of Monte Carlo methods Based on years of research in efficient Monte Carlo methods for estimation of rare-event probabilities, counting problems, and combinatorial optimization, Fast Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Counting and Optimization is a complete illustration of fast sequential Monte Carlo techniques. The book provides an accessible overview of current work in the field of Monte Carlo methods, specifically sequential Monte Carlo techniques, for solving abstract counting and optimization problems. Written by authorities in...

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Moduli Spaces

Moduli Spaces

By: Leticia Brambila-Paz; Peter Newstead; Richard P. W. Thomas; Oscar Garcia-Prada

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Moduli theory is the study of how objects, typically in algebraic geometry but sometimes in other areas of mathematics, vary in families and is fundamental to an understanding of the objects themselves. First formalised in the 1960s, it represents a significant topic of modern mathematical research with strong connections to many areas of mathematics (including geometry, topology and number theory) and other disciplines such as theoretical physics. This book, which arose from a programme at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge, is an ideal way for graduate students and more experienced...

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Computation and Modelling in Insurance and Finance

Computation and Modelling in Insurance and Finance

By: Erik Bølviken

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Focusing on what actuaries need in practice, this introductory account provides readers with essential tools for handling complex problems and explains how simulation models can be created, used and re-used (with modifications) in related situations. The book begins by outlining the basic tools of modelling and simulation, including a discussion of the Monte Carlo method and its use. Part II deals with general insurance and Part III with life insurance and financial risk. Algorithms that can be implemented on any programming platform are spread throughout and a program library written in R...

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The Skew-Normal and Related Families

The Skew-Normal and Related Families

By: Adelchi Azzalini; Antonella Capitanio

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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Interest in the skew-normal and related families of distributions has grown enormously over recent years, as theory has advanced, challenges of data have grown, and computational tools have made substantial progress. This comprehensive treatment, blending theory and practice, will be the standard resource for statisticians and applied researchers. Assuming only basic knowledge of (non-measure-theoretic) probability and statistical inference, the book is accessible to the wide range of researchers who use statistical modelling techniques. Guiding readers through the main concepts and...

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Judgment Aggregation

Judgment Aggregation

By: Davide Grossi; Gabriella Pigozzi

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Judgment aggregation is a mathematical theory of collective decision-making. It concerns the methods whereby individual opinions about logically interconnected issues of interest can, or cannot, be aggregated into one collective stance. Aggregation problems have traditionally been of interest for disciplines like economics and the political sciences, as well as philosophy, where judgment aggregation itself originates from, but have recently captured the attention of disciplines like computer science, artificial intelligence and multi-agent systems. Judgment aggregation has emerged in the last...

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An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applications

An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applications

By: Boris S. Mordukhovich; Nguyen Mau Nam

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2013

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Convex optimization has an increasing impact on many areas of mathematics, applied sciences, and practical applications. It is now being taught at many universities and being used by researchers of different fields. As convex analysis is the mathematical foundation for convex optimization, having deep knowledge of convex analysis helps students and researchers apply its tools more effectively. The main goal of this book is to provide an easy access to the most fundamental parts of convex analysis and its applications to optimization. Modern techniques of variational analysis are employed to...