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Methods of Mathematical Modelling: Fractional Differential Equations

1st Edition

Harendra Singh, Devendra Kumar, Dumitru Baleanu
September 30, 2019

This book features original research articles on the topic of mathematical modelling and fractional differential equations. The contributions, written by leading researchers in the field, consist of chapters on classical and modern dynamical systems modelled by fractional differential equations in...

A Guide to Research Methodology: An Overview of Research Problems, Tasks and Methods

1st Edition

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
September 18, 2019

Research Methodology is meant to provide a broad guideline to facilitate and steer the whole of a research activity in any discipline. With the ambit and amount of research increasing by the day, the need for Research Methodology is being widely appreciated. Against this backdrop, we notice the...

Variational Analysis and Set Optimization: Developments and Applications in Decision Making

1st Edition

Akhtar A. Khan, Elisabeth Köbis, Christiane Tammer
June 07, 2019

This book contains the latest advances in variational analysis and set / vector optimization, including uncertain optimization, optimal control and bilevel optimization. Recent developments concerning scalarization techniques, necessary and sufficient optimality conditions and duality statements...

Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems

1st Edition

Frank Beichelt, Peter Tittmann
June 07, 2019

Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems gives an up-to-date presentation of system and network reliability analysis as well as maintenance planning with a focus on applicable models. Balancing theory and practice, it presents state-of-the-art research in key areas of reliability and...

Game Theory: A Modeling Approach

1st Edition

Richard Alan Gillman, David Housman
May 09, 2019

Game Theory: A Modeling Approach quickly moves readers through the fundamental ideas of the subject to enable them to engage in creative modeling projects based on game theoretic concepts. The authors match conclusions to real-world scenarios and applications. The text engages students in active...

Entrepreneurial Complexity: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Matthias Dehmer, Frank Emmert-Streib, Herbert Jodlbauer
February 18, 2019

Entrepreneurial Complexity: Methods and Applications deals with theoretical and practical results of Entrepreneurial Sciences and Management (ESM), emphasising qualitative and quantitative methods. ESM has been a modern and exciting research field in which methods from various disciplines have been...

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design

3rd Edition

Manuel Laguna, Johan Marklund
December 26, 2018

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Third Edition provides students with a comprehensive coverage of a range of analytical tools used to model, analyze, understand, and ultimately design business processes. The new edition of this very successful textbook includes a wide range of...

Hybrid Rough Sets and Applications in Uncertain Decision-Making

1st Edition

Lirong Jian, Sifeng Liu, Yi Lin
September 10, 2018

As a powerful approach to data reasoning, rough set theory has proven to be invaluable in knowledge acquisition, decision analysis and forecasting, and knowledge discovery. With the ability to enhance the advantages of other soft technology theories, hybrid rough set theory is quickly emerging as a...

Operations Research: A Practical Introduction

2nd Edition

Michael Carter, Camille C. Price, Ghaith Rabadi
August 14, 2018

Operations Research: A Practical Introduction is just that: a hands-on approach to the field of operations research (OR) and a useful guide for using OR techniques in scientific decision making, design, analysis and management. The text accomplishes two goals. First, it provides readers with an...

Sparse Optimization Theory and Methods

1st Edition

Yun-Bin Zhao
July 09, 2018

Seeking sparse solutions of underdetermined linear systems is required in many areas of engineering and science such as signal and image processing. The efficient sparse representation becomes central in various big or high-dimensional data processing, yielding fruitful theoretical and realistic...

Probability Foundations for Engineers

1st Edition

Joel A. Nachlas
June 28, 2018

Suitable for a first course in probability theory and designed specifically for industrial engineering and operations management students, Probability Foundations for Engineers covers theory in an accessible manner and includes numerous practical examples based on engineering applications....

Elements of Concave Analysis and Applications

1st Edition

Prem K. Kythe
May 15, 2018

Concave analysis deals mainly with concave and quasi-concave functions, although convex and quasi-convex functions are considered because of their mutual inherent relationship. The aim of Elements of Concave Analysis and Applications is to provide a basic and self‐contained introduction to concepts...