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Portfolio Rebalancing

1st Edition

Edward E. Qian
November 06, 2018

The goal of Portfolio Rebalancing is to provide mathematical and empirical analysis of the effects of portfolio rebalancing on portfolio returns and risks. The mathematical analysis answers the question of when and why fixed-weight portfolios might outperform buy-and-hold portfolios based on...

Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping

1st Edition

Bo Wu, Kaichang Di, Jürgen Oberst, Irina Karachevtseva
November 06, 2018

The early 21st century marks a new era in space exploration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States, The European Space Agency (ESA), as well as space agencies of Japan, China, India, and other countries have sent their probes to the Moon, Mars, and other...

Numerical Methods and Methods of Approximation in Science and Engineering

1st Edition

Karan S. Surana
November 05, 2018

Numerical Methods and Methods of Approximation in Science and Engineering prepares students and other readers for advanced studies involving applied numerical and computational analysis. Focused on building a sound theoretical foundation, it uses a clear and simple approach backed by numerous...

Random Circulant Matrices

1st Edition

Arup Bose, Koushik Saha
October 25, 2018

Circulant matrices have been around for a long time and have been extensively used in many scientific areas. This book studies the properties of the eigenvalues for various types of circulant matrices, such as the usual circulant, the reverse circulant, and the k-circulant when the dimension of the...

Image Operators: Image Processing in Python

1st Edition

Jason M. Kinser
October 24, 2018

This book will provide a unified theoretical foundation of image analysis procedures with accompanied Python® computer scripts to precisely describe the steps in image processing applications. Linkage between required scripts and theory through operators will be presented. Readers will be able to...

Foundations of Discrete Mathematics with Algorithms and Programming

1st Edition

R. Balakrishnan, Sriraman Sridharan
October 17, 2018

Discrete Mathematics has permeated the whole of mathematics so much so it has now come to be taught even at the high school level. This book presents the basics of Discrete Mathematics and its applications to day-to-day problems in several areas. This book is intended for undergraduate students of...

Lessons in Scientific Computing: Numerical Mathematics, Computer Technology, and Scientific Discovery

1st Edition

Norbert Schorghofer
October 10, 2018

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this new book provides a modern introduction to scientific computing, exploring numerical methods, computer technology, and their interconnections, which are treated with the goal of facilitating scientific research across all disciplines. Each chapter provides...

Extremal Finite Set Theory

1st Edition

Daniel Gerbner, Balazs Patkos
October 09, 2018

Extremal Finite Set Theory surveys old and new results in the area of extremal set system theory. It presents an overview of the main techniques and tools (shifting, the cycle method, profile polytopes, incidence matrices, flag algebras, etc.) used in the different subtopics. The book focuses on...

Reproducible Finance with R: Code Flows and Shiny Apps for Portfolio Analysis

1st Edition

Jonathan K. Regenstein, Jr.
October 08, 2018

Reproducible Finance with R: Code Flows and Shiny Apps for Portfolio Analysis is a unique introduction to data science for investment management that explores the three major R/finance coding paradigms, emphasizes data visualization, and explains how to build a cohesive suite of functioning Shiny...

Performance Analysis and Synthesis for Discrete-Time Stochastic Systems with Network-Enhanced Complexities

1st Edition

Derui Ding, Zidong Wang, Guoliang Wei
October 08, 2018

The book addresses the system performance with a focus on the network-enhanced complexities and developing the engineering-oriented design framework of controllers and filters with potential applications in system sciences, control engineering and signal processing areas. Therefore, it provides a...

Uncertainty Quantification in Laminated Composites: A Meta-model Based Approach

1st Edition

Sudip Dey, Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay, Sondipon Adhikari
October 02, 2018

Over the last few decades, uncertainty quantification in composite materials and structures has gained a lot of attention from the research community as a result of industrial requirements. This book presents computationally efficient uncertainty quantification schemes following meta-model-based...

Topological Methods for Differential Equations and Inclusions

1st Edition

John R. Graef, Johnny Henderson, Abdelghani Ouahab
October 02, 2018

Topological Methods for Differential Equations and Inclusions covers the important topics involving topological methods in the theory of systems of differential equations. The equivalence between a control system and the corresponding differential inclusion is the central idea used to prove...