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Psychology in India, Volume 2

Psychology in India, Volume 2

By: Girishwar Misra

Publisher: Pearson India

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2009

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The Indian Council of Social Science Research, conducts periodic surveys in the major disciplines of the social sciences to assess disciplinary developments and identify gaps in research. Psychology in India Volume 2: Social and Organizational Processes , the latest survey, provides a comprehensive coverage of the major issues and debates in psychology in India. This volume comprises six original essays and analyses social processes. It focuses on the interface between individuals and social structures. ...

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Psychology in India, Volume 4

Psychology in India, Volume 4

By: Girishwar Misra

Publisher: Pearson India

Publication Date: 16-AUG-2010

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Psychology in India Volume IV: Theoretical and Methodological Developments is part of the periodic surveys in the major disciplines of the social sciences to assess disciplinary developments and to identify gaps in researches conducted by The Indian Council of Social Science Research. Six essays cover appraisal of the methodological developments in psychological research, efforts towards developing indigenous perspectives in psychology etc. Also psychoanalytic contributions, concerns of gender in psychological research, and some other critical perspectives are also discussed. ...

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Psychology in India, Volume 3

Psychology in India, Volume 3

By: Girishwar Misra

Publisher: Pearson India

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2010

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Psychology in India Volume 3: Clinical and Health Psychology is part of the periodic surveys in the major disciplines of the social sciences to assess disciplinary developments and to identify gaps in research conducted by The Indian Council of Social Science Research. This volume comprises six original essays. It deals with the broad domain of disciplinary developments in the areas of clinical psychology and health psychology and explains developments, applications, analysis; psychology; geropsychology in India and the significant trends. ...

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Psychology in India, Volume 1

Psychology in India, Volume 1

By: Girishwar Misra

Publisher: Pearson India

Publication Date: 23-APR-2009

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Psychology in India, Volume I: Basic Psychological Processes and Human Development comprises six original essays and analyses research conducted on psychological processes. It integrates biological and ecological approaches to the study of behaviour; recent research in developmental psychology; studies on language acquisition and language processes, reading, and bilingualism and multilingualism; contributions from neuroscience, cognitive science, and cultural psychology towards the knowledge of cognitive processes; research on affective and motivational processes; and studying...

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Lectures on Lyapunov Exponents

Lectures on Lyapunov Exponents

By: Marcelo Viana

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2014

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The theory of Lyapunov exponents originated over a century ago in the study of the stability of solutions of differential equations. Written by one of the subject's leading authorities, this book is both an account of the classical theory, from a modern view, and an introduction to the significant developments relating the subject to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, mathematical physics and probability. It is based on the author's own graduate course and is reasonably self-contained with an extensive set of exercises provided at the end of each chapter. This book makes a welcome addition...

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The Pleasures of Counting

The Pleasures of Counting

By: T. W. Körner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 05-DEC-1996

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What is the connection between the outbreak of cholera in Victorian Soho, the Battle of the Atlantic, African Eve and the design of anchors? One answer is that they are all examples chosen by Dr Tom Körner to show how a little mathematics can shed light on the world around us, and deepen our understanding of it. Dr Körner, an experienced author, describes a variety of topics which continue to interest professional mathematicians, like him. He does this using relatively simple terms and ideas, yet confronting difficulties (which are often the starting point for new discoveries) and avoiding...

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Predictive Modeling Applications in Actuarial Science

Predictive Modeling Applications in Actuarial Science

By: Edward W. Frees; Richard A. Derrig; Glenn Meyers

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Predictive modeling involves the use of data to forecast future events. It relies on capturing relationships between explanatory variables and the predicted variables from past occurrences and exploiting this to predict future outcomes. Forecasting future financial events is a core actuarial skill - actuaries routinely apply predictive-modeling techniques in insurance and other risk-management applications. This book is for actuaries and other financial analysts who are developing their expertise in statistics and wish to become familiar with concrete examples of predictive modeling. The...

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Markov Chains and Dependability Theory

Markov Chains and Dependability Theory

By: Gerardo Rubino; Bruno Sericola

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Dependability metrics are omnipresent in every engineering field, from simple ones through to more complex measures combining performance and dependability aspects of systems. This book presents the mathematical basis of the analysis of these metrics in the most used framework, Markov models, describing both basic results and specialised techniques. The authors first present both discrete and continuous time Markov chains before focusing on dependability measures, which necessitate the study of Markov chains on a subset of states representing different user satisfaction levels for the...

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Introduction to Nanofiber Materials

Introduction to Nanofiber Materials

By: Frank K. Ko; Yuqin Wan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Presenting the latest coverage of the fundamentals and applications of nanofibrous materials and their structures for graduate students and researchers, this book bridges the communication gap between fiber technologists and materials scientists and engineers. Featuring intensive coverage of electroactive, bioactive and structural nanofibers, it provides a comprehensive collection of processing conditions for electrospinning and includes recent advances in nanoparticle-/nanotube-based nanofibers. The book also covers mechanical properties of fibers and fibrous assemblies, as well as...

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Thermodynamics of Surfaces and Interfaces

Thermodynamics of Surfaces and Interfaces

By: Gerald H. Meier

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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An accessible yet rigorous discussion of the thermodynamics of surfaces and interfaces, bridging the gap between textbooks and advanced literature by delivering a comprehensive guide without an overwhelming amount of mathematics. The book begins with a review of the relevant aspects of the thermodynamics of bulk systems, followed by a description of the thermodynamic variables for surfaces and interfaces. Important surface phenomena are detailed, including wetting, crystalline systems (including grain boundaries), interfaces between different phases, curved interfaces (capillarity),...

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Automorphisms and Equivalence Relations in Topological Dynamics

Automorphisms and Equivalence Relations in Topological Dynamics

By: David B. Ellis; Robert Ellis

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Focusing on the role that automorphisms and equivalence relations play in the algebraic theory of minimal sets provides an original treatment of some key aspects of abstract topological dynamics. Such an approach is presented in this lucid and self-contained book, leading to simpler proofs of classical results, as well as providing motivation for further study. Minimal flows on compact Hausdorff spaces are studied as icers on the universal minimal flow M. The group of the icer representing a minimal flow is defined as a subgroup of the automorphism group G of M, and icers are constructed...

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Discrete or Continuous?

Discrete or Continuous?

By: Amit Hagar

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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The idea of infinity plays a crucial role in our understanding of the universe, with the infinite spacetime continuum perhaps the best-known example Ð but is spacetime really continuous? Throughout the history of science, many have felt that the continuum model is an unphysical idealization, and that spacetime should be thought of as 'quantized' at the smallest of scales. Combining novel conceptual analysis, a fresh historical perspective, and concrete physical examples, this unique book tells the story of the search for the fundamental unit of length in modern physics, from early...

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Categorical Homotopy Theory

Categorical Homotopy Theory

By: Emily Riehl

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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This book develops abstract homotopy theory from the categorical perspective with a particular focus on examples. Part I discusses two competing perspectives by which one typically first encounters homotopy (co)limits: either as derived functors definable when the appropriate diagram categories admit a compatible model structure, or through particular formulae that give the right notion in certain examples. Emily Riehl unifies these seemingly rival perspectives and demonstrates that model structures on diagram categories are irrelevant. Homotopy (co)limits are explained to be a special...

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Bayesian Probability Theory

Bayesian Probability Theory

By: Wolfgang von der Linden; Volker Dose; Udo von Toussaint

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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From the basics to the forefront of modern research, this book presents all aspects of probability theory, statistics and data analysis from a Bayesian perspective for physicists and engineers. The book presents the roots, applications and numerical implementation of probability theory, and covers advanced topics such as maximum entropy distributions, stochastic processes, parameter estimation, model selection, hypothesis testing and experimental design. In addition, it explores state-of-the art numerical techniques required to solve demanding real-world problems. The book is ideal for...

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Adhesive Particle Flows

Adhesive Particle Flows

By: Jeffery S. Marshall; Shuiqing Li

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Offering a comprehensive treatment of adhesive particle flows, this book adopts a particle-level approach oriented toward directly simulating the various fluid, electric field, collision, and adhesion forces and torques acting on the particles, within the framework of a discrete-element model. It is ideal for professionals and graduate students working in engineering and atmospheric and condensed matter physics, materials science, environmental science, and other disciplines where particulate flows have a significant role. The presentation is applicable to a wide range of flow fields,...

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Quantum Effects in Biology

Quantum Effects in Biology

By: Masoud Mohseni; Yasser Omar; Gregory S. Engel; Martin B. Plenio

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Quantum mechanics provides the most accurate microscopic description of the world around us, yet the interface between quantum mechanics and biology is only now being explored. This book uses a combination of experiment and theory to examine areas of biology believed to be strongly influenced by manifestly quantum phenomena. Covering subjects ranging from coherent energy transfer in photosynthetic light harvesting to spin coherence in the avian compass and the problem of molecular recognition in olfaction, the book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in physics,...

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Information and the Nature of Reality

Information and the Nature of Reality

By: Paul Davies; Niels Henrik Gregersen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Many scientists regard mass and energy as the primary currency of nature. In recent years, however, the concept of information has gained importance. Why? In this book, eminent scientists, philosophers and theologians chart various aspects of information, from quantum information to biological and digital information, in order to understand how nature works. Beginning with a historical treatment of the topic, the book also examines physical and biological approaches to information, and its philosophical, theological and ethical implications. ...

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Stochastic Equations in Infinite Dimensions, Second Edition

Stochastic Equations in Infinite Dimensions, Second Edition

By: Giuseppe Da Prato

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Now in its second edition, this book gives a systematic and self-contained presentation of basic results on stochastic evolution equations in infinite dimensional, typically Hilbert and Banach, spaces. In the first part the authors give a self-contained exposition of the basic properties of probability measure on separable Banach and Hilbert spaces, as required later; they assume a reasonable background in probability theory and finite dimensional stochastic processes. The second part is devoted to the existence and uniqueness of solutions of a general stochastic evolution equation, and...

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Turing's Legacy

Turing's Legacy

By: Rod Downey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Alan Turing was an inspirational figure who is now recognised as a genius of modern mathematics. In addition to leading the Allied forces' code-breaking effort at Bletchley Park in World War II, he proposed the theoretical foundations of modern computing and anticipated developments in areas from information theory to computer chess. His ideas have been extraordinarily influential in modern mathematics and this book traces such developments by bringing together essays by leading experts in logic, artificial intelligence, computability theory and related areas. Together, they give insight...

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Numerical Analysis for Engineers and Scientists

Numerical Analysis for Engineers and Scientists

By: G. Miller

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Striking a balance between theory and practice, this graduate-level text is perfect for students in the applied sciences. The author provides a clear introduction to the classical methods, how they work and why they sometimes fail. Crucially, he also demonstrates how these simple and classical techniques can be combined to address difficult problems. Many worked examples and sample programs are provided to help the reader make practical use of the subject material. Further mathematical background, if required, is summarized in an appendix. Topics covered include classical methods for...