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101. 

Bayesian Programming

Bayesian Programming

By: Pierre Bessiere; Emmanuel Mazer; Juan Ahuactzin; Kamel Mekhnacha

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2013

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A new modeling methodology, new inference algorithms, new programming languages, and new hardware are all needed to create a complete Bayesian computing framework. Focusing on the methodology and algorithms, this book describes the first steps toward reaching that goal. It emphasizes probability as an alternative to Boolean logic, covering new methods to build probabilistic programs for real-world applications. The book encourages readers to explore emerging areas and develop new programming languages and hardware architectures. A Python package is available on a supplementary website. ...

102. 

Data Mining in Biomedical Imaging, Signaling, and Systems

Data Mining in Biomedical Imaging, Signaling, and Systems

By: Sumeet Dua; U, Acharya

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2011

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This comprehensive volume demonstrates the broad scope of uses for data mining and includes detailed strategies and methodologies for analyzing data from biomedical images, signals, and systems. Written by experts in the field, it presents data mining techniques in the context of various important clinical issues, including diagnosis and grading of depression, identification and classification of arrhythmia and ischemia, and description of classification paradigms for mammograms. The book provides ample information and techniques to benefit researchers, practitioners, and educators of...

103. 

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. ...

104. 

Introduction to Holography

Introduction to Holography

By: Vincent Toal

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2011

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Over the course of its 60-year history, holography has enabled new insights into the nature of light and has contributed to innovative applications. With more than 300 illustrations, this practical guide explains how to use holographic techniques to solve specific problems in a variety of fields. The text chronicles the historical development of holography, reviews essential optics, and presents basic holographic principles. It covers numerous existing and emerging holographic applications in advertising, data storage, life sciences, and nanoengineering. ...

105. 

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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Multi-Label Dimensionality Reduction

Multi-Label Dimensionality Reduction

By: Liang Sun; Shuiwang Ji; Jieping Ye

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

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The data mining and machine learning literature currently lacks a unified treatment of multi-label dimensionality reduction that incorporates both algorithmic developments and applications. Addressing this shortfall, this book covers the methodological developments, theoretical properties, computational aspects, and applications of many multi-label dimensionality reduction algorithms, including existing dimensionality reduction algorithms and new developments of traditional algorithms. It illustrates how to apply the algorithms to solve real-world problems. A supplementary website provides...

107. 

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. ...

108. 

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...

109. 

American Cryptology: Two Centuries of Tradition

American Cryptology: Two Centuries of Tradition

By: History and Publications Staff

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2014

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Monograph covering the history of American Cryptology, spanning two centuries. ...

110. 

In Memoriam: Dr. Louis W. Tordella

In Memoriam: Dr. Louis W. Tordella

By: David A. Hatch

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2014

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Memoriam honoring Dr. Louis W. Tordella and the great contributions he made to the mission and structure of the National Security Agency. ...

111. 

Examples and Problems in Mathematical Statistics

Examples and Problems in Mathematical Statistics

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Provides the necessary skills to solve problems in mathematical statistics through theory, concrete examples, and exercises With a clear and detailed approach to the fundamentals of statistical theory, Examples and Problems in Mathematical Statistics uniquely bridges the gap between theory andapplication and presents numerous problem-solving examples that illustrate the relatednotations and proven results. Written by an established authority in probability and mathematical statistics, each chapter begins with a theoretical presentation to introduce both the topic and the important...

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Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences

Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences

By: Andriani Daskalaki

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2011

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Digital forensics deals with the acquisition, preservation, analysis and presentation of electronic data. The detailed documentation and analysis of human data with 3D-imaging and processing techniques has led to qualitative improvements in forensic pathologic investigation and documentation. Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences: Applications in Practice and Research discusses current applications of digital forensics in health sciences as well as the latest research in this area. This reference work covers basic concepts, best practices, common techniques, investigative challenges and,...

113. 

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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Design, Evaluation, and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research, 2nd Edition

Design, Evaluation, and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Design, Evaluation, and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research, Second Edition explores updates on the statistical knowledge and development of survey questionnaires, including analyzing the important decisions researchers make throughout the survey design process. The new edition provides coverage of an updated SQP program, which has an expanded question database from the Multi-trait Multi-method (MTMM) experiments. This book aims to give students and survey researchers a state-of-the-art introduction to questionnaire design and how to construct questionnaires with the highest...

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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

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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...

116. 

Heat Transfer Physics, Second Edition

Heat Transfer Physics, Second Edition

By: Massoud Kaviany

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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This graduate textbook describes atomic-level kinetics (mechanisms and rates) of thermal energy storage, transport (conduction, convection, and radiation), and transformation (various energy conversions) by principal energy carriers. The approach combines the fundamentals of molecular orbitals-potentials, statistical thermodynamics, computational molecular dynamics, quantum energy states, transport theories, solid-state and fluid-state physics, and quantum optics. The textbook presents a unified theory, over fine-structure/molecular-dynamics/Boltzmann/macroscopic length and time scales, of...

117. 

Waves and Mean Flows, Second Edition

Waves and Mean Flows, Second Edition

By: Oliver Bühler

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Interactions between waves and mean flows play a crucial role in understanding the long-term aspects of atmospheric and oceanographic modelling. Indeed, our ability to predict climate change hinges on our ability to model waves accurately. This book gives a modern account of the nonlinear interactions between waves and mean flows, such as shear flows and vortices. A detailed account of the theory of linear dispersive waves in moving media is followed by a thorough introduction to classical wave-mean interaction theory. The author then extends the scope of the classical theory and lifts its...

118. 

Moduli Spaces

Moduli Spaces

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

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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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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The Bethe Wavefunction

The Bethe Wavefunction

By: Michel Gaudin; Jean-Sébastien Caux

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Michel Gaudin's book La fonction d'onde de Bethe is a uniquely influential masterpiece on exactly solvable models of quantum mechanics and statistical physics. Available in English for the first time, this translation brings his classic work to a new generation of graduate students and researchers in physics. It presents a mixture of mathematics interspersed with powerful physical intuition, retaining the author's unmistakably honest tone. The book begins with the Heisenberg spin chain, starting from the coordinate Bethe Ansatz and culminating in a discussion of its thermodynamic...

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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...