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Theoretical and Computational Research in the 21st Century

Theoretical and Computational Research in the 21st Century

Nazmul Islam

October 28, 2014

This book focuses mainly on the recent developments of all types of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as modelling and simulation of specific research themes covering all scientific and technical disciplines from chemistry, physics, and engineering to biology and...

Quantitative Graph Theory: Mathematical Foundations and Applications

Quantitative Graph Theory: Mathematical Foundations and Applications

Matthias Dehmer, Frank Emmert-Streib

October 27, 2014

The first book devoted exclusively to quantitative graph theory, Quantitative Graph Theory: Mathematical Foundations and Applications presents and demonstrates existing and novel methods for analyzing graphs quantitatively. Incorporating interdisciplinary knowledge from graph theory, information...

Einstein Was Right!

Einstein Was Right!

Karl Hess

October 27, 2014

All modern books on Einstein emphasize the genius of his relativity theory and the corresponding corrections and extensions of the ancient space–time concept. However, Einstein’s opposition to the use of probability in the laws of nature and particularly in the laws of quantum mechanics is...

Differential Forms and the Geometry of General Relativity

Differential Forms and the Geometry of General Relativity

Tevian Dray

October 20, 2014

Differential Forms and the Geometry of General Relativity provides readers with a coherent path to understanding relativity. Requiring little more than calculus and some linear algebra, it helps readers learn just enough differential geometry to grasp the basics of general relativity. The book...

Foundations of Analysis

Foundations of Analysis

Steven G. Krantz

October 20, 2014

Foundations of Analysis covers the basics of real analysis for a one- or two-semester course. In a straightforward and concise way, it helps students understand the key ideas and apply the theorems. The book’s accessible approach will appeal to a wide range of students and instructors. Each...

Convex Analysis

Convex Analysis

Steven G. Krantz

October 20, 2014

Convexity is an ancient idea going back to Archimedes. Used sporadically in the mathematical literature over the centuries, today it is a flourishing area of research and a mathematical subject in its own right. Convexity is used in optimization theory, functional analysis, complex analysis, and...

Pricing in General Insurance

Pricing in General Insurance

Pietro Parodi

October 15, 2014

Based on the syllabus of the actuarial industry course on general insurance pricing — with additional material inspired by the author’s own experience as a practitioner and lecturer — Pricing in General Insurance presents pricing as a formalised process that starts with collecting information about...

Multistage Separation Processes, Fourth Edition

Multistage Separation Processes, Fourth Edition

Fouad M. Khoury

October 15, 2014

The latest edition of a perennial bestseller, Multistage Separation Processes, Fourth Edition provides a clear and thorough presentation of the theoretical foundation, and understanding of the development, evaluation, design, and optimization steps of these processes, from both an academic and...

Blow-up for Higher-Order Parabolic, Hyperbolic, Dispersion and Schrodinger Equations

Blow-up for Higher-Order Parabolic, Hyperbolic, Dispersion and Schrodinger Equations

Victor A. Galaktionov, Enzo L. Mitidieri, Stanislav I. Pohozaev

September 22, 2014

Blow-up for Higher-Order Parabolic, Hyperbolic, Dispersion and Schrödinger Equations shows how four types of higher-order nonlinear evolution partial differential equations (PDEs) have many commonalities through their special quasilinear degenerate representations. The authors present a unified...

Fischer-Cripps Student Companion Set (5 Volumes)

Fischer-Cripps Student Companion Set (5 Volumes)

Anthony C. Fischer-Cripps

September 22, 2014

Get Your Copies of A.C. Fischer-Cripps’ Updated Companions This highly successful series of books was originally launched in 2003 with the publication of the innovative Physics Companion. Each core topic in the physics curriculum was covered, deriving key concepts and equations in clear, one-page,...

Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models

Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models

Joseph Geunes

September 18, 2014

A reference for those working at the interface of operations planning and optimization modeling, Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models blends essential theory and powerful approaches to practical operations planning problems. It presents a set of classical optimization models with...

CounterExamples: From Elementary Calculus to the Beginnings of Analysis

CounterExamples: From Elementary Calculus to the Beginnings of Analysis

Andrei Bourchtein, Ludmila Bourchtein

September 09, 2014

This book provides a one-semester undergraduate introduction to counterexamples in calculus and analysis. It helps engineering, natural sciences, and mathematics students tackle commonly made erroneous conjectures. The book encourages students to think critically and analytically, and helps to...