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Introduction to Terrorism, Second Edition

David H. McElreath, Carl J. Jensen, Michael Wigginton, Chester L. Quarles, Stephen Mallory, Daniel Adrian Doss, Robert Nations
June 15, 2017

Written for students and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, National Security, and Intelligence, this textbook presents a critical examination of the topic of terrorism. It covers its historical roots and proceeds through events in history to present-day...

Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation of Computer-Based Systems: Discrete Event Simulation Using Excel/VBA

David Elizandro, Hamdy Taha
May 15, 2017

This book presents fundamental modeling tools, queueing theory, and discrete event simulation for evaluating computer-based systems. Assuming some familiarity with modeling concepts and Excel, the text is an excellent resource for those who need to learn the basics of discrete simulation and for...

Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning, Second Edition

James R. Morris, John P. Daley
May 15, 2017

A properly structured financial model can provide decision makers with a powerful planning tool that helps them identify the consequences of their decisions before they are put into practice. Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning, Second Edition enables professionals and...

An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and Insurance

Guojun Gan
April 07, 2017

Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can be used to automate operations in Excel and is one of the most frequently used software programs for manipulating data and building models in banks and insurance companies. An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and...

C++ for Financial Mathematics

John Armstrong
December 21, 2016

If you know a little bit about financial mathematics but don’t yet know a lot about programming, then C++ for Financial Mathematics is for you. C++ is an essential skill for many jobs in quantitative finance, but learning it can be a daunting prospect. This book gathers together everything you need...

Quantitative Trading: Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization

Xin Guo, Tze Leung Lai, Howard Shek, Samuel Po-Shing Wong
December 15, 2016

The first part of this book discusses institutions and mechanisms of algorithmic trading, market microstructure, high-frequency data and stylized facts, time and event aggregation, order book dynamics, trading strategies and algorithms, transaction costs, market impact and execution strategies,...

A Factor Model Approach to Derivative Pricing

James A. Primbs
December 08, 2016

Written in a highly accessible style, A Factor Model Approach to Derivative Pricing lays a clear and structured foundation for the pricing of derivative securities based upon simple factor model related absence of arbitrage ideas. This unique and unifying approach provides for a broad treatment of...

Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering: Methodology and Applications

Gerald William Evans
June 28, 2016

This textbook presents methodologies and applications associated with multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA), especially for those students with an interest in industrial engineering. With respect to methodology, the book covers (1) problem structuring methods; (2) methods for ranking...

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges, Second Edition

C. M. Chang
June 06, 2016

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges prepares engineers to fulfill their managerial responsibilities, acquire useful business perspectives, and take on the much-needed leadership roles to meet the challenges in the new millennium. Value addition, customer focus, and business...

Human Resource Management in a Hospitality Environment

Jerald Chesser
May 25, 2016

This new textbook provides a complete study of human resource management from the perspective of management and operation in a hospitality environment. The hospitality industry continues to grow every day, bringing new challenges and opportunities. This up-to-date textbook provides the information...

Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

Sunderesh S. Heragu
May 24, 2016

Now in Its Fourth Edition: Your Guide to Successful Facility Design Overcome design and planning problems using the fourth edition of Facilities Design. Dedicated to the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this definitive guide outlines the main design and operational problems that...

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

Teresa Chahine
May 03, 2016

Social entrepreneurship is a revolution occurring around the world today. People from all walks of life are developing and implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions in response to social and environmental challenges. These solutions include products, services, and interventions...