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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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The Calculus Lifesaver

The Calculus Lifesaver

By: Adrian Banner

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2009

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For many students, calculus can be the most mystifying and frustrating course they will ever take. The Calculus Lifesaver provides students with the essential tools they need not only to learn calculus, but to excel at it. All of the material in this user-friendly study guide has been proven to get results. The book arose from Adrian Banner's popular calculus review course at Princeton University, which he developed especially for students who are motivated to earn A's but get only average grades on exams. The complete course will be available for free on the Web in a series of...

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Master Math: Elementary School Math

Master Math: Elementary School Math

By: Kristen Gryskevich

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Math instruction is changing. The subject is no longer taught the way it was when today's parents were in school. Keeping up and helping your elementary-grade child with math can be challenging and, at times, frustrating. If you're facing difficulties helping your child grasp elementary math, here's good news: You're not alone, and help is on the way. MASTER MATH: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATH is the key to decreasing study and test anxieties and making math easier for your child. This concise guide, written by an experienced elementary school teacher, is a fast, straightforward reference that will...

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Mathematics of Uncertainty Modeling in the Analysis of Engineering and Science Problems

Mathematics of Uncertainty Modeling in the Analysis of Engineering and Science Problems

By: S. Chakraverty

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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For various scientific and engineering problems, how to deal with variables and parameters of uncertain value is an important issue. Full analysis of the specific errors in measurement, observations, experiments, and applications are vital in dealing with the parameters taken to simplify the problem. Mathematics of Uncertainty Modeling in the Analysis of Engineering and Science Problems aims to provide the reader with basic concepts for soft computing and other methods for various means of uncertainty in handling solutions, analysis, and applications. This book is an essential reference work...

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Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations

Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-APR-2014

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Introduces both the fundamentals of time dependent differential equations and their numerical solutions Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations delves into the underlying mathematical theory needed to solve time dependent differential equations numerically. Written as a self-contained introduction, the book is divided into two parts to emphasize both ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and partial differential equations (PDEs). Beginning with ODEs and their approximations, the authors provide a crucial presentation of fundamental notions, such as...

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Trigonometry For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Trigonometry For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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A plain-English guide to the basics of trig Trigonometry deals with the relationship between the sides and angles of triangles... mostly right triangles. In practical use, trigonometry is a friend to astronomers who use triangulation to measure the distance between stars. Trig also has applications in fields as broad as financial analysis, music theory, biology, medical imaging, cryptology, game development, and seismology. From sines and cosines to logarithms, conic sections, and polynomials, this friendly guide takes the torture out of trigonometry, explaining basic concepts in plain...

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Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems, Second Edition

Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems, Second Edition

By: John Jarem; Partha Banerjee

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 26-APR-2011

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This text examines a variety of spectral computational techniques— including k-space theory, Floquet theory and beam propagation— that are used to analyze electromagnetic and optical problems. The authors tie together different applications in EM and optics in which the state variable method is used. Emphasizing the analysis of planar diffraction gratings using rigorous coupled wave analysis, the book presents many cases that are analyzed using a full-field vector approach to solve Maxwell’s equations in anisotropic media where a standard wave equation approach is intractable. ...

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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

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

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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...