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More Math Into LaTeX
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For over two decades, this comprehensive manual has been the standard introduction and complete reference for writing articles and books containing mathematical formulas. If the reader requires a streamlined approach to learning LaTeX for composing everyday documents, Gratzer’s © 2014 Practical LaTeX may also be a good choice.
In this carefully revised fifth edition, the Short Course has been brought up to date and reflects a modern and practical approach to LaTeX usage. New chapters have been added on illustrations and how to use LaTeX on an iPad.
Key features:
An examplebased, visual approach and a gentle introduction with the Short Course
A detailed exposition of multiline math formulas with a Visual Guide
A unified approach to TeX, LaTeX, and the AMS enhancements
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:27:28 GMT

Mathematical Problems and Puzzles: from the Polish Mathematical Olympiads
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Popular Lectures in Mathematics, Volume 12: Mathematical Problems and Puzzles: From the Polish Mathematical Olympiads contains sample problems from various fields of mathematics, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. The contest for secondary school pupils known as the Mathematical Olympiad has been held in Poland every year since 1949/50. This book is composed of two main parts. Part I considers the problems and solutions about integers, polynomials, algebraic fractions and irrational experience. Part II focuses on the problems of geometry and trigonometric transformation, along with their solutions. The provided solutions aim to extend the student's knowledge of mathematics and train them in mathematical thinking. This book will prove useful to secondary school mathematics teachers and students. Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:38:27 GMT

Algebra for College Students (Available 2011 Titles Enhanced Web Assign)
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Kaufmann and Schwitters have built this text's reputation on clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets. This traditional text consistently reinforces the following common thread: learn a skill practice the skill to help solve equations and then apply what you have learned to solve application problems. This simple, straightforward approach has helped many students grasp and apply fundamental problem solving skills necessary for future mathematics courses. Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:36:09 GMT

Lectures on Quantum Theory: Mathematical And Structural Foundation
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From Scientific American
"The proper role of mathematics is to make things easy. When something can be expressed in the precise language of mathematics, results can be obtained by the application of given rules. Calculations are so simple that even computers can do them. Chris Isham's lectures on the mathematical and structural foundations of quantum theory, reproduced in this book, provide an excellent illustration of this truth ... a welcome addition to the modern literature on quantum theory ... It is good to have a book that gives such an excellent description of the mathematical structure of quantum theory ..." Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:20:15 GMT

MicroMaths: Mathematical problems and theorems to consider and solve on a computer
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Table of contents :
Front Matter....Pages ixiii
Computer mathematics reaches its prime....Pages 110
Pi and chips....Pages 1116
Formulas for primes....Pages 1722
The kilderkin approach through a silicon gate....Pages 2327
Colouring by numbers....Pages 2934
The Oxen of the Sun (or how Archimedes’ number came up 2000 years too late) ....Pages 3539
100 year old problem solved....Pages 4145
Mod mathematics 1801 style....Pages 4751
Another slice of pi....Pages 5357
Coincidence?....Pages 5963
Fermat’s Last Theorem....Pages 6570
Sevenup....Pages 7177
Primes and secret codes....Pages 7985
Perfect numbers....Pages 8792
True beyond reasonable doubt....Pages 9397
All numbers great and small....Pages 99101
Back Matter....Pages 102103 Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:10:07 GMT

Functional Spaces for the Theory of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations (Universitext)
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The theory of elliptic boundary problems is fundamental in analysis and the role of spaces of weakly differentiable functions (also called Sobolev spaces) is essential in this theory as a tool for analysing the regularity of the solutions. This book offers on the one hand a complete theory of Sobolev spaces, which are of fundamental importance for elliptic linear and nonlinear differential equations, and explains on the other hand how the abstract methods of convex analysis can be combined with this theory to produce existence results for the solutions of nonlinear elliptic boundary problems. The book also considers other kinds of functional spaces which are useful for treating variational problems such as the minimal surface problem. The main purpose of the book is to provide a tool for graduate and postgraduate students interested in partial differential equations, as well as a useful reference for researchers active in the field. Prerequisites include a knowledge of classical analysis, differential calculus, Banach and Hilbert spaces, integration and the related standard functional spaces, as well as the Fourier transformation on the Schwartz space. There are complete and detailed proofs of almost all the results announced and, in some cases, more than one proof is provided in order to highlight different features of the result. Each chapter concludes with a range of exercises of varying levels of difficulty, with hints to solutions provided for many of them. Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:02:02 GMT

Ordered Cones and Approximation (Lecture Notes in Mathematics)
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This book presents a unified approach to Korovkintype approximation theorems. It includes classical material on the approximation of realvaluedfunctions as well as recent and new results on setvalued functions and stochastic processes, and on weighted approximation. The results are notonly of qualitative nature, but include quantitative bounds on the order of approximation. The book is addressed to researchers in functional analysis and approximation theory as well as to those that want to applythese methods in other fields. It is largely self contained, but the readershould have a solid background in abstract functional analysis. The unified approach is based on a new notion of locally convex ordered cones that are not embeddable in vector spaces but allow HahnBanach type separation and extension theorems. This concept seems to be of independent interest. Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:13 GMT

Introduction to Holomorphic Functions of Several Variables, Volume I: Function Theory
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These three volumes together comprise a revised version of the book Analytic Functions of Several Complex Variables that Hugo Rossi and I wrote some 20 years ago. The revisions are fairly extensive indeed, they essentially amount to a complete rewriting. The attempt to include some more recent material, to incorporate a number of corrections and improvements, and to expand and simplify the treatment to make for easier reading have led quite naturally to rather drastic changes. I very much regret that this revision could not have been a joint effort as before it suffers much in balance, scope, and clarity as a result, and I have no one else to blame for the inevitable errors it contains and the gaps it does not. Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:58:38 GMT

University of Toronto Mathematics Competition (20012015)
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This text records the problems given for the first 15 annual undergraduate mathematics competitions, held in March each year since 2001 at the University of Toronto. Problems cover areas of singlevariable differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, advanced algebra, analytic geometry, combinatorics, basic group theory, and number theory. The problems of the competitions are given in chronological order as presented to the students. The solutions appear in subsequent chapters according to subject matter. Appendices recall some background material and list the names of students who did well.
The University of Toronto Undergraduate Competition was founded to provide additional competition experience for undergraduates preparing for the Putnam competition, and is particularly useful for the freshman or sophomore undergraduate. Lecturers, instructors, and coaches for mathematics competitions will find this presentation useful. Many of the problems are of intermediate difficulty and relate to the first two years of the undergraduate curriculum. The problems presented may be particularly useful for regular class assignments. Moreover, this text contains problems that lie outside the regular syllabus and may interest students who are eager to learn beyond the classroom. Read more...
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 03:40:55 GMT

Managing Business Ethics: Straight Talk about How to Do It Right 1st Edition
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While most business ethics texts focus exclusively on individual decision making (what should an individual do) this resource presents the whole business ethics story. Highly realistic, readable, and downtoearth, it moves from the individual to the managerial to the organizational level, focusing on business ethics in an organisational context to promote an understanding of complex influences on behavior. The new Fifth Edition is the perfect text for students entering the workplace, those seeking to become professionals in training, communications, compliance, in addition to chief ethics officers, corporate counsel, heads of human resources, and senior executives.
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:23:10 GMT

Search for FlavorChanging Neutral Current Top Quark Decays t  Hq, with H  bb...
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This PhD thesis focuses on the search for flavorchanging neutral currents in the decay of a top quark to an uptype quark (q = u, c) and the Standard Model Higgs boson, where the Higgs boson decays to bb. Further, the thesis presents the combination of this search for top quark pair events with other ATLAS searches – in the course of which the most restrictive bounds to date on tqH interactions were obtained.
Following on from the discovery of the Higgs boson, it is particularly important to measure the Yukawa couplings of the Standard Model fermions these parameters may provide crucial insights to help solve the flavor puzzle and may help reveal the presence of new physics before it is directly observed in experiments. Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:16:58 GMT

Introduction to Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems and the NBody Problem
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The theory of Hamiltonian systems is a vast subject which can be studied from many different viewpoints. This book develops the basic theory of Hamiltonian differential equations from a dynamical systems point of view. That is, the solutions of the differential equations are thought of as curves in a phase space and it is the geometry of these curves that is the important object of study. The analytic underpinnings of the subject are developed in detail. The last chapter on twist maps has a more geometric flavor. It was written by Glen R. Hall. The main example developed in the text is the classical Nbody problem, i.e., the Hamiltonian system of differential equations which describe the motion of N point masses moving under the influence of their mutual gravitational attraction. Many of the general concepts are applied to this example. But this is not a book about the Nbody problem for its own sake. The Nbody problem is a subject in its own right which would require a sizable volume of its own. Very few of the special results which only apply to the Nbody problem are given.
This book is intended for a first course at the graduate level. It assumes a basic knowledge of linear algebra, advanced calculus, and differential equa tions, but does not assume the advanced topics such as Lebesgue integration, Banach spaces, or Lie algebras. Some theorems which require long technical proofs are stated without proof, but only on rare occasions. The first draft of the book was writt Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:41:46 GMT

The Power of q: A Personal Journey (Developments in Mathematics)
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This unique book explores the world of q, known technically as basic hypergeometric series, and represents the author’s personal and lifelong study—inspired by Ramanujan—of aspects of this broad topic. While the level of mathematical sophistication is graduated, the book is designed to appeal to advanced undergraduates as well as researchers in the field. The principal aims are to demonstrate the power of the methods and the beauty of the results. The book contains novel proofs of many results in the theory of partitions and the theory of representations, as well as associated identities. Though not specifically designed as a textbook, parts of it may be presented in course work it has many suitable exercises.
After an introductory chapter, the power of qseries is demonstrated with proofs of Lagrange’s foursquares theorem and Gauss’s twosquares theorem. Attention then turns to partitions and Ramanujan’s partition congruences. Several proofs of these are given throughout the book. Many chapters are devoted to related and other associated topics. One highlight is a simple proof of an identity of Jacobi with application to string theory. On the way, we come across the Rogers–Ramanujan identities and the Rogers–Ramanujan continued fraction, the famous “forty identities” of Ramanujan, and the representation results of Jacobi, Dirichlet and Lorenz, not to mention many other interesting and beautiful results. We also meet a challenge of D.H. Lehmer to give a formula for the nu Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:36:31 GMT

Finite Structures with Few Types. (AM152) (Annals of Mathematics Studies)
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This book applies model theoretic methods to the study of certain finite permutation groups, the automorphism groups of structures for a fixed finite language with a bounded number of orbits on 4tuples. Primitive permutation groups of this type have been classified by Kantor, Liebeck, and Macpherson, using the classification of the finite simple groups.
Building on this work, Gregory Cherlin and Ehud Hrushovski here treat the general case by developing analogs of the model theoretic methods of geometric stability theory. The work lies at the juncture of permutation group theory, model theory, classical geometries, and combinatorics.
The principal results are finite theorems, an associated analysis of computational issues, and an "intrinsic" characterization of the permutation groups (or finite structures) under consideration. The main finiteness theorem shows that the structures under consideration fall naturally into finitely many families, with each family parametrized by finitely many numerical invariants (dimensions of associated coordinating geometries).
The authors provide a case study in the extension of methods of stable model theory to a nonstable context, related to work on Shelah's "simple theories." They also generalize Lachlan's results on stable homogeneous structures for finite relational languages, solving problems of effectivity left open by that case. Their methods involve the analysis of groups interpretable in these structures, an analog of Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:32:54 GMT

Light Calculations and Measurements: An Introduction to the System of Quantities and Units in LightTechnology and to Photometry
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Table of contents :
Front Matter....Pages IXVII
Introduction....Pages 117
Solid Angle....Pages 1824
Luminous Flux, Luminous Intensity, Quantity of Light....Pages 2538
Light Distribution, Rousseau and Zonal Luminous Flux Diagrams....Pages 3959
Methods of Representing Light Distribution....Pages 6077
Illumination....Pages 7887
Illumination Calculations and Diagrams....Pages 88103
Luminance and Luminous Emittance....Pages 104114
NonPoint Sources....Pages 115145
Reflection, Absorption, Transmission....Pages 146189
Properties of Optical Systems....Pages 190232
The Photometric Measuringunits System....Pages 233259
Front Matter....Pages 261261
General Considerations....Pages 263272
Visual Photometry and Photometers....Pages 273294
Physical Photometers and Photometry....Pages 295320
Measurement of Luminous Intensity....Pages 321334
Measurement of Luminous Flux, Quantity of Light, and Luminous Emittance....Pages 335358
Measurement of Illumination....Pages 359366
Measurement of Luminance....Pages 367380
Measurement of Reflection, Transmission and Absorption....Pages 381399
Back Matter....Pages 401430 Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:36:28 GMT

Implementing Reproducible Research
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In computational science, reproducibility requires that researchers make code and data available to others so that the data can be analyzed in a similar manner as in the original publication. Code must be available to be distributed, data must be accessible in a readable format, and a platform must be available for widely distributing the data and code. In addition, both data and code need to be licensed permissively enough so that others can reproduce the work without a substantial legal burden.
Implementing Reproducible Research covers many of the elements necessary for conducting and distributing reproducible research. It explains how to accurately reproduce a scientific result.
Divided into three parts, the book discusses the tools, practices, and dissemination platforms for ensuring reproducibility in computational science. It describes:
Computational tools, such as Sweave, knitr, VisTrails, Sumatra, CDE, and the Declaratron system
Open source practices, good programming practices, trends in open science, and the role of cloud computing in reproducible research
Software and methodological platforms, including open source software packages, RunMyCode platform, and open access journals
Each part presents contributions from leaders who have developed software and other products that have advanced the field. Supplementary material is available at www.ImplementingRR.org. Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:05:01 GMT

Complete Solutions Manual a First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications
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A FIRST COURSE IN DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH MODELING APPLICATIONS, 9th Edition strikes a balance between the analytical, qualitative, and quantitative approaches to the study of differential equations Read more...
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:43:55 GMT

The Joy of SET: The Many Mathematical Dimensions of a Seemingly Simple Card Game
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Have you ever played the addictive card game SET? Have you ever wondered about the connections between games and mathematics? If the answer to either question is "yes," then The Joy of SET is the book for you! The Joy of SET takes readers on a fascinating journey into this seemingly simple card game and reveals its surprisingly deep and diverse mathematical dimensions. Absolutely no mathematical background is necessary to enjoy this book?all you need is a sense of curiosity and adventure!
Originally invented in 1974 by Marsha Falco and officially released in 1991, SET has gained a widespread, loyal following. SET's eightyone cards consist of one, two, or three symbols of different shapes (diamond, oval, squiggle), shadings (solid, striped, open), and colors (green, purple, red). In order to win, players must identify “sets” of three cards for which each characteristic is the same?or different?on all the cards. SET’s strategic and unique design opens connections to a plethora of mathematical disciplines, including geometry, modular arithmetic, combinatorics, probability, linear algebra, and computer simulations. The Joy of SET looks at these areas as well as avenues for further mathematical exploration. As the authors show, the relationship between SET and mathematics runs in both directions?playing this game has generated new mathematics, and the math has led to new questions about the game itself.
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 04:24:56 GMT

Algebra and Trigonometry (3rd Edition)
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These authors have created a book to really help students visualize mathematics for better comprehension. By creating algebraic visual sidebysides to solve various problems in the examples, the authors show students the relationship of the algebraic solution with the visual, often graphical, solution. In addition, the authors have added a variety of new tools to help students better use the book for maximum effectiveness to not only pass the course, but truly understand the material.
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 22:39:25 GMT

Hutchison's Elementary and Intermediate Algebra
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Publisher: McGrawHill 4th edition (2011)
Language: English
ISBN10: 0073384194
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 22:35:50 GMT

A Course in Errorcorrecting Codes (Ems Textbooks in Mathematics)
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This book, updated and enlarged for the second edition, is written as a text for a course aimed at 3rd or 4th year students. Only some familiarity with elementary linear algebra and probability is directly assumed, but some maturity is required. The students may specialize in discrete mathematics, computer science, or communication engineering. The book is also a suitable introduction to coding theory for researchers from related fields or for professionals who want to supplement their theoretical basis. The book gives the coding basics for working on projects in any of the above areas, but material specific to one of these fields has not been included. The chapters cover the codes and decoding methods that are currently of most interest in research, development, and application. They give a relatively brief presentation of the essential results, emphasizing the interrelations between different methods and proofs of all important results. A sequence of problems at the end of each chapter serves to review the results and give the student an appreciation of the concepts. In addition, some problems and suggestions for projects indicate direction for further work. The presentation encourages the use of programming tools for studying codes, implementing decoding methods, and simulating performance. Specific examples of programming exercises are provided on the book's home page. Read more...
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:57:20 GMT

Selected Works of Oded Schramm (Selected Works in Probability and Statistics)
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This volume is dedicated to the memory of the late Oded Schramm (19612008), distinguished mathematician. Throughout his career, Schramm made profound and beautiful contributions to mathematics that will have a lasting influence. In these two volumes, Editors Itai Benjamini and Olle Haggstrom have collected some of his papers, supplemented with three survey papers by Steffen Rohde, Haggstrom and Cristophe Garban that further elucidate his work. The papers within are a representative collection that shows the breadth, depth, enthusiasm and clarity of his work, with sections on Geometry, Noise Sensitivity, Random Walks and Graph Limits, Percolation, and finally SchrammLoewner Evolution. An introduction by the Editors and a comprehensive bibliography of Schramm's publications complete the volume. The book will be of especial interest to researchers in probability and geometry, and in the history of these subjects. Read more...
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:18:03 GMT

Fractured Fractals and Broken Dreams: SelfSimilar Geometry through Metric and Measure (Oxford Lecture Series in Mathematics and Its Applications)
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Fractal patterns have emerged in many contexts, but what exactly is a pattern? How can one make precise the structures lying within objects and the relationships between them? This book proposes new notions of coherent geometric structure to provide a fresh approach to this familiar field. It develops a new concept of selfsimilarity called "BPI" or "big pieces of itself," which makes the field much easier for people to enter. This new framework is quite broad, however, and has the potential to lead to significant discoveries. The text covers a wide range of open problems, large and small, and a variety of examples with diverse connections to other parts of mathematics. Although fractal geometries arise in many different ways mathematically, comparing them has been difficult. This new approach combines accessibility with powerful tools for comparing fractal geometries, making it an ideal source for researchers in different areas to find both common ground and basic information. Read more...
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:16:16 GMT

Topics in Measure Theory and Real Analysis: The Measure Extension Problem and Related Questions (Atlantis Studies in Mathematics)
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Product Description: This book highlights various topics on measure theory and vividly demonstrates that the different questions of this theory are closely connected with the central measure extension problem. Several important aspects of the measure extension problem are considered separately: settheoretical, topological and algebraic. Also, various combinations (e.g., algebraictopological) of these aspects are discussed by stressing their specific features. Several new methods are presented for solving the above mentioned problem in concrete situations. In particular, the following new results are obtained: the measure extension problem is completely solved for invariant or quasiinvariant measures on solvable uncountable groups nonseparable extensions of invariant measures are constructed by using their ergodic components absolutely nonmeasurable additive functionals are constructed for certain classes of measures the structure of algebraic sums of measure zero sets is investigated.
The material presented in this book is essentially selfcontained and is oriented towards a wide audience of mathematicians (including postgraduate students). New results and facts given in the book are based on (or closely connected with) traditional topics of set theory, measure theory and general topology such as: infinite combinatorics, Martin's Axiom and the Continuum Hypothesis, Luzin and Sierpinski sets, universal measure zero sets, theorems on the existence of measurable sel Read more...
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:14:44 GMT

The Calculus: A Genetic Approach
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When first published posthumously in 1963, this book presented a radically different approach to the teaching of calculus. In sharp contrast to the methods of his time, Otto Toeplitz did not teach calculus as a static system of techniques and facts to be memorized. Instead, he drew on his knowledge of the history of mathematics and presented calculus as an organic evolution of ideas beginning with the discoveries of Greek scholars, such as Archimedes, Pythagoras, and Euclid, and developing through the centuries in the work of Kepler, Galileo, Fermat, Newton, and Leibniz. Read more...
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:17:54 GMT

Applied Econometric Time Series
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Enders continues to provide business professionals with an accessible introduction to timeseries analysis. He clearly shows them how to develop models capable of forecasting, interpreting, and testing hypotheses concerning economic data using the latest techniques. The third edition includes new discussions on parameter instability and structural breaks as well as outofsample forecasting methods. New developments in unit root test and cointegration tests are covered. Multivariate GARCH models are also presented. In addition, several statistical examples have been updated with realworld data to help business professionals understand the relevance of the material.
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:09:45 GMT

Discrete Mathematics with Applications Third Edition
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This manual contains complete solutions to all exercises not fully solved in Appendix B of the third edition of Discrete Mathematics with Applications, and suggestions for how to teach the material in the book. Read more...
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:01:23 GMT

Advanced Engineering Mathematics
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Through previous editions, Peter O'Neil has made rigorous engineering mathematics topics accessible to thousands of students by emphasizing visuals, numerous examples, and interesting mathematical models. Now, ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS features revised examples and problems as well as newly added content that has been finetuned throughout to improve the clear flow of ideas. The computer plays a more prominent role than ever in generating computer graphics used to display concepts and problem sets. In this new edition, computational assistance in the form of a self contained Maple Primer has been included to encourage students to make use of such computational tools. The content has been reorganized into six parts and covers a wide spectrum of topics including Ordinary Differential Equations, Vectors and Linear Algebra, Systems of Differential Equations and Qualitative Methods, Vector Analysis, Fourier Analysis, Orthogonal Expansions, and Wavelets, and much more.
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 22:25:40 GMT

Set Theory: A First Course (Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks)
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Set theory is a rich and beautiful subject whose fundamental concepts permeate virtually every branch of mathematics. One could say that set theory is a unifying theory for mathematics, since nearly all mathematical concepts and results can be formalized within set theory. This textbook is meant for an upper undergraduate course in set theory. In this text, the fundamentals of abstract sets, including relations, functions, the natural numbers, order, cardinality, transfinite recursion, the axiom of choice, ordinal numbers, and cardinal numbers, are developed within the framework of axiomatic set theory. The reader will need to be comfortable reading and writing mathematical proofs. The proofs in this textbook are rigorous, clear, and complete, while remaining accessible to undergraduates who are new to upperlevel mathematics. Exercises are included at the end of each section in a chapter, with useful suggestions for the more challenging exercises. Read more...
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 20:21:35 GMT

Student Solutions Manual for Mathematical Ideas
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Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Pearson 12 edition (March 18, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN10: 0321693841
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 14:22:05 GMT

Codes: An Introduction to Information Communication and Cryptography
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Information is an important feature of the modern world. Mathematical techniques underlie the devices that we use to handle it, for example, mobile phones, digital cameras, and personal computers.
This book is an integrated introduction to the mathematics of coding, that is, replacing information expressed in symbols, such as a natural language or a sequence of bits, by another message using (possibly) different symbols. There are three main reasons for doing this: economy, reliability, and security, and each is covered in detail. Only a modest mathematical background is assumed, the mathematical theory being introduced at a level that enables the basic problems to be stated carefully, but without unnecessary abstraction. Other features include:
clear and careful exposition of fundamental concepts, including optimal coding, data compression, and publickey cryptography
concise but complete proofs of results
coverage of recent advances of practical interest, for example in encryption standards, authentication schemes, and elliptic curve cryptography
numerous examples and exercises, and a full solutions manual available to lecturers from www.springer.com
This modern introduction to all aspects of coding is suitable for advanced undergraduate or postgraduate courses in mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, or informatics. It is also useful for researchers and practitioners in related areas of science, engineering and economics.
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 10:01:24 GMT

The Art of Problem Posing
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The new edition of this classic book describes and provides a myriad of examples of the relationships between problem posing and problem solving, and explores the educational potential of integrating these two activities in classrooms at all levels. The Art of Problem Posing, Third Edition encourages readers to shift their thinking about problem posing (such as where problems come from, what to do with them, and the like) from the "other" to themselves and offers a broader conception of what can be done with problems. Special features include: an exploration of the logical relationship between problem posing and problem solving sketches, drawings, and diagrams that illustrate the schemes proposed and a special section on writing in mathematics.
In the updated third edition, the authors specifically:
*address the role of problem posing in the NCTM Standards
*elaborate on the concept of student as author and critic
*include discussion of computer applications to illustrate the potential of technology to enhance problem posing in the classroom
*expand the section on diversity/multiculturalism and
*broaden discussion of discipline/classroom management methods.
This book offers present and future teachers at the middle school, secondary school, and higher education levels ideas to enrich their teaching and suggestions for how to incorporate problem posing into a standard mathematics curriculum. Read more...
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:51:28 GMT

Calculus Fundamentals Explained
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This textbook is written for everyone who has experienced challenges learning Calculus. This book really teaches you, helps you understand and master Calculus through clear and meaningful explanations of all the ideas, concepts, problems and procedures of Calculus effective problem solving skills and strategies fully worked problems with complete, stepbystep explanations. The material in this textbook is prepared and sequenced in a particular way to allow for an easy, logical progression from the simple to the more elaborate concepts and exercises. By carefully reading all material, working through all examples and solving all problems, the student will easily master the fundamentals of Calculus in one semester. Read more...
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:27:13 GMT

Coordinate Geometry Made Easy
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Description: This book is based on the latest syllabus prescribed by various state boards. The book is ideal for intermediate classes in schools and colleges. It comprises of Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates, Straight Lines, Circle, Parabola, Hyperbola, Ellipse and Introduction to Three Dimensional Coordinate Geometry.The salient features of the book are: it has been divided into eight chapters. In each chapter, all concepts and definitions have been discussed in detail a large number of wellgraded solved examples are given in each chapter to illustrate the concepts and methods the remarks and notes have been added quite often in the book so that they may help in understanding the ideas in a better way at the end of each chapter, a short exercise has been incorporated for the quick revision of the chapter all solutions are written in simple and lucid language the book will guide the students in a proper way and inspire them for sure and brilliant success and the book serves the purpose of text as well as a helpbook. Read more...
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:13:23 GMT

Models of Science Dynamics: Encounters Between Complexity Theory and Information Sciences (Springer Complexity: Understanding Complex Systems)
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Models of Science Dynamics aims to capture the structure and evolution of science, the emerging arena in which scholars, science and the communication of science become themselves the basic objects of research. In order to capture the essence of phenomena as diverse as the structure of coauthorship networks or the evolution of citation diffusion patterns, such models can be represented by conceptual models based on historical and ethnographic observations, mathematical descriptions of measurable phenomena, or computational algorithms. Despite its evident importance, the mathematical modeling of science still lacks a unifying framework and a comprehensive study of the topic. This volume fills this gap, reviewing and describing major threads in the mathematical modeling of science dynamics for a wider academic and professional audience. The model classes presented cover stochastic and statistical models, systemdynamics approaches, agentbased simulations, populationdynamics models, and complexnetwork models. The book comprises an introduction and a foundational chapter that defines and operationalizes terminology used in the study of science, as well as a review chapter that discusses the history of mathematical approaches to modeling science from an algorithmichistoriography perspective. It concludes with a survey of remaining challenges for future science models and their relevance for science and science policy. Read more...
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 08:12:24 GMT

Residuals and Influence in Regression (Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability, 18)
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In the first part of this monograph, we present a detailed account of the residual based methods that we have found to be most useful, and brief summaries of other selected methods. Where possible, we present a unified treatment to allow standard options to be viewed in a larger context. Our emphasis is on graphical methods rather than on formal testing. In the remainder, we give a comprehensive account of a variety of methods for the study of influence.
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 08:11:01 GMT

Frechet Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions and Porous Sets in Banach Spaces (AM179) (Annals of Mathematics Studies)
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This book makes a significant inroad into the unexpectedly difficult question of existence of Frchet derivatives of Lipschitz maps of Banach spaces into higher dimensional spaces. Because the question turns out to be closely related to porous sets in Banach spaces, it provides a bridge between descriptive set theory and the classical topic of existence of derivatives of vectorvalued Lipschitz functions. The topic is relevant to classical analysis and descriptive set theory on Banach spaces. The book opens several new research directions in this area of geometric nonlinear functional analysis. Read more...
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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 08:09:32 GMT

Sense and Nonsense of Statistical Inference: Controversy: Misuse, and Subtlety (Popular Statistics)
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This volume focuses on the abuse of statistical inference in scientific and statistical literature, as well as in a variety of other sources, presenting examples of misused statistics to show that many scientists and statisticians are unaware of, or unwilling to challenge the chaotic state of statistical practices. The book: provides examples of ubiquitous statistical tests taken from the biomedical and behavioural sciences, economics and the statistical literature discusses conflicting views of randomization, emphasizing certain aspects of induction and epistemology reveals fallacious practices in statistical causal inference, stressing the misuse of regression models and timeseries analysis as instant formulas to draw causal relationships treats constructive uses of statistics, such as a modern version of Fisher's puzzle, Bayesian analysis, Shewhart control chart, descriptive statistics, chisquare test, nonlinear modeling, spectral estimation and Markov processes in quality control. Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 19:38:58 GMT

Computer Algebra, Second Edition: Systems and Algorithms for Algebraic Computation
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Product Description: This book still remains the best introduction to computer algebra, catering to both the interested beginner and the experienced pure mathematician and computer scientist. This updated Second Edition provides a comprehensive review, and contains excellent references to fundamental papers and worked examples. In addition to being a general text on the subject, the book includes an appendix describing the use of one particular algebra systemREDUCE. Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 19:37:38 GMT

Geometric Numerical Integration and Schrodinger Equations (Zurich Lectures in Advanced Mathematics)
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The goal of geometric numerical integration is the simulation of evolution equations possessing geometric properties over long times. Of particular importance are Hamiltonian partial differential equations typically arising in application fields such as quantum mechanics or wave propagation phenomena. They exhibit many important dynamical features such as energy preservation and conservation of adiabatic invariants over long time. In this setting, a natural question is how and to which extent the reproduction of such long time qualitative behavior can be ensured by numerical schemes. Starting from numerical examples, these notes provide a detailed analysis of the Schrodinger equation in a simple setting (periodic boundary conditions, polynomial nonlinearities) approximated by symplectic splitting methods. Analysis of stability and instability phenomena induced by space and time discretization are given, and rigorous mathematical explanations for them. The book grew out of a graduate level course and is of interest to researchers and students seeking an introduction to the subject matter. Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 19:36:14 GMT

Introduction to the Analysis of Normed Linear Spaces (Australian Mathematical Society Lecture Series)
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This text is ideal for a basic course in functional analysis for senior undergraduate and beginning postgraduate students. John Giles provides insight into basic abstract analysis, which is now the contextual language of much modern mathematics. Although it is assumed that the student has familiarity with elementary real and complex analysis, linear algebra, and the analysis of metric spaces, the book does not assume a knowledge of integration theory or general topology. Its central theme concerns structural properties of normed linear spaces in general, especially associated with dual spaces and continuous linear operators on normed linear spaces. Giles illustrates the general theory with a great variety of example spaces. Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 19:27:58 GMT

Effective Math Interventions: A Guide to Improving WholeNumber Knowledge (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)
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Building foundational wholenumber knowledge can help put K5 students on the path to academic success and career readiness. Filling a gap for school practitioners, this book presents stepbystep guidelines for designing and implementing classwide, smallgroup, and individual interventions for mathematics difficulties. Effective procedures for screening, assessment, intervention selection, and progress monitoring are described and illustrated with detailed case vignettes. Userfriendly features include 20 reproducible handouts and forms the print book has a largesize format with layflat binding for easy photocopying. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.
"This book offers a fantastic synthesis of empirically supported practices that can improve K–5 mathematics instruction. From screening and progress monitoring to layers of instruction and intervention, each procedure is presented in a systematic way. The reader gets an understanding of what math skills and content students must learn and how to ensure they reach mastery. The book is filled with case examples, implementation checklists, and tables summarizing the evidence for specific tactics. For any educator or school practitioner who wants to bring precise instructional design into the classroom to benefit the learning of all students, this book is a powerful addition to the tool Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 17:28:54 GMT

Introduction to Operator Theory in Riesz Spaces
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Since the beginning of the thirties a considerable number of books on func tional analysis has been published. Among the first ones were those by M. H. Stone on Hilbert spaces and by S. Banach on linear operators, both from 1932. The amount of material in the field of functional analysis (in cluding operator theory) has grown to such an extent that it has become impossible now to include all of it in one book. This holds even more for text books. Therefore, authors of textbooks usually restrict themselves to normed spaces (or even to Hilbert space exclusively) and linear operators in these spaces. In more advanced texts Banach algebras and (or) topological vector spaces are sometimes included. It is only rarely, however, that the notion of order (partial order) is explicitly mentioned (even in more advanced exposi tions), although order structures occur in a natural manner in many examples (spaces of real continuous functions or spaces of measurable function~). This situation is somewhat surprising since there exist important and illuminating results for partially ordered vector spaces, in . particular for the case that the space is lattice ordered. Lattice ordered vector spaces are called vector lattices or Riesz spaces. The first results go back to F. Riesz (1929 and 1936), L. Kan torovitch (1935) and H. Freudenthal (1936). Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 16:47:37 GMT

TopDown Calculus: A Concise Course (Computers and Math Series)
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TopDown Cah'ulus was written for those who want to learn calculus as a usable tool.
By starting with a graphical and intuitive approach, the central conceptual and technical difficulties of calculus are confronted at the beginning of the book and dealt with systematically thereafter.
Readers are encouraged to think critically about the techniques of calculus. What are they good for? When can they better be replaced by computer studies'? Value is given to a freespirited approach to problem solving that includes educated guesses and computational evidence.
Problem sets are organized along the pattern of PROTOTYPICAL EXERCISE SET ) DETAILED SOLUTIONS ) VARIATIONS OF INCREASING DIFFICULTY. In this manner, through a gradual progression, technical difficulties at the level of those regularly experienced in applying calculus to the real world can be confronted by the reader. The use of mathematical tables is encouraged as a part of the learning process. Solutions to a substantial number of problems are given in an appendix.
Particular attention has been given to the calculus requirements of computer science and mathematicscomputer science students. Careful consideration is given to intuitive and technical skills required by these students in connection with the calculus of logarithmic and exponential functions. The treatment of infinite series anticipates the requirements of a solid course in discrete mathematics that includes an introduction to combinatorial generatin Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:17:13 GMT

Differential and Integral Equations: Boundary Value Problems and Adjoints
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:15:46 GMT

Minimal Surfaces and Functions of Bounded Variation (Monographs in Mathematics)
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The problem of finding minimal surfaces, i.e. of finding the surface of least area among those bounded by a given curve, was one of the first considered after the foundation of the calculus of variations, and is one which received a satisfactory solution only in recent years. Called the problem of Plateau, after the blind physicist who did beautiful experiments with soap films and bubbles, it has resisted the efforts of many mathematicians for more than a century. Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:14:27 GMT

Starry Reckoning: Reference and Analysis in Mathematics and Cosmology (Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics)
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This book deals with a topic that has been largely neglected by philosophers of science to date: the ability to refer and analyze in tandem. On the basis of a set of philosophical case studies involving both problems in number theory and issues concerning time and cosmology from the era of Galileo, Newton and Leibniz up through the present day, the author argues that scientific knowledge is a combination of accurate reference and analytical interpretation. In order to think well, we must be able to refer successfully, so that we can show publicly and clearly what we are talking about. And we must be able to analyze well, that is, to discover productive and explanatory conditions of intelligibility for the things we are thinking about. The book’s central claim is that the kinds of representations that make successful reference possible and those that make successful analysis possible are not the same, so that significant scientific and mathematical work typically proceeds by means of a heterogeneous discourse that juxtaposes and often superimposes a variety of kinds of representation, including formal and natural languages as well as more iconic modes. It demonstrates the virtues and necessity of heterogeneity in historically central reasoning, thus filling an important gap in the literature and fostering a new, timely discussion on the epistemology of science and mathematics. Read more...
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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 00:55:03 GMT

Introductory Algebra: An Applied Approach (Available Titles CourseMate)
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As in previous editions, the focus in INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA remains on the Aufmann Interactive Method (AIM). Students are encouraged to be active participants in the classroom and in their own studies as they work through the How To examples and the paired Examples and You Try It problems. The role of "active participant" is crucial to success. Presenting students with worked examples, and then providing them with the opportunity to immediately work similar problems, helps them build their confidence and eventually master the concepts. To this point, simplicity plays a key factor in the organization of this edition, as in all other editions. All lessons, exercise sets, tests, and supplements are organized around a carefullyconstructed hierarchy of objectives. This "objectivebased" approach not only serves the needs of students, in terms of helping them to clearly organize their thoughts around the content, but instructors as well, as they work to design syllabi, lesson plans, and other administrative documents. The Eighth Edition features a new design, enhancing the Aufmann Interactive Method and the organization of the text around objectives, making the pages easier for both students and instructors to follow. Read more...
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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:57:56 GMT

Application of Calculus: Problems and Solutions
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he book has been written in accordance with the syllabus of Mathematical Analysisment for students in undergraduate course of study in Universities. This will, cater to the needs of students who have taken up advance course in Mathematics in undergraduate level. Students will find the book helpful in as much as theories have been dealt with fully and adequately examplified at appropriate places. Numerous examples have been fully solved so that the students may master the skill of solving problems independently and realise the application of theory for a clear understanding of the subject and its logical development. Read more...
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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 06:43:12 GMT

Introduction to Numerical Methods in Differential Equations
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Description: This book shows how to derive, test and analyze numerical methods for solving differential equations, including both ordinary and partial differential equations. The objective is that students learn to solve differential equations numerically and understand the mathematical and computational issues that arise when this is done. Includes an extensive collection of exercises, which develop both the analytical and computational aspects of the material. In addition to more than 100 illustrations, the book includes a large collection of supplemental material: exercise sets, MATLAB computer codes for both student and instructor, lecture slides and movies. Read more...
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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 06:34:03 GMT