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Algorithmics of Nonuniformity: Tools and Paradigms

Micha Hofri, Hosam Mahmoud
July 17, 2018

Algorithmics of Nonuniformity is a solid presentation about the analysis of algorithms, and the data structures that support them. Traditionally, algorithmics have been approached either via a probabilistic view or an analytic approach. The authors adopt both approaches and bring them together...

Complex Analysis and Special Functions with Mathematical Software Tools

A. Swaminathan
July 15, 2018

This text emphasizes the special functions that are used in complex analysis. Starting with the algebraic system of complex numbers, it offers an entry-level course on complex analysis of one variable. It presents the study of analytic functions, conformal mapping, analysis of singularities, and...

An Introduction to Numerical Methods: A MATLAB® Approach, Fourth Edition

Abdelwahab Kharab, Ronald Guenther
July 10, 2018

Previous editions of this popular textbook offered an accessible and practical introduction to numerical analysis. An Introduction to Numerical Methods: A MATLAB® Approach, Fourth Edition continues to present a wide range of useful and important algorithms for scientific and engineering...

Sparse Optimization Theory and Methods

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...

Intelligent Video Surveillance Systems: An Algorithmic Approach

Maheshkumar H Kolekar
July 05, 2018

This book will provide an overview of techniques for visual monitoring including video surveillance and human activity understanding. It will present the basic techniques of processing video from static cameras, starting with object detection and tracking. The author will introduce further video...

Large Covariance and Autocovariance Matrices

Arup Bose, Monika Bhattacharjee
July 03, 2018

Large Covariance and Autocovariance Matrices brings together a collection of recent results on sample covariance and autocovariance matrices in high-dimensional models and novel ideas on how to use them for statistical inference in one or more high-dimensional time series models. The prerequisites...

Probability Foundations for Engineers

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....

Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer

Ambrose Lo
June 27, 2018

The proliferation of financial derivatives over the past decades, options in particular, has underscored the increasing importance of derivative pricing literacy among students, researchers, and practitioners. Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer demystifies the essential derivative pricing...

Engineering Mathematics with Applications to Fire Engineering

Khalid Khan, Tony Lee Graham
June 18, 2018

This book addresses the need to have an engineering mathematics book focused at fire engineering. It includes review of the basic mathematical concepts followed by discussion of important concepts like transposing equations, forming a key part of engineering solutions....

Modeling in Fluid Mechanics: Instabilities and Turbulence

Igor Gaissinski, Vladimir Rovenski
June 18, 2018

This volume is dedicated to modeling in fluid mechanics and is divided into four chapters, which contain a significant number of useful exercises with solutions. The authors provide relatively complete references on relevant topics in the bibliography at the end of each chapter....

Materials Behavior: Research Methodology and Mathematical Models

Mihai Ciocoiu
June 18, 2018

The development of advanced materials has become extremely important in the last decade, being widely used in academic and industrial research. This book examines the potential of advanced materials as well as nanotechnology to improve fiber science from fibril to fabric mode, to create better...

Ordinary Differential Equations: Applications, Models, and Computing

Charles Roberts
June 15, 2018

In the traditional curriculum, students rarely study nonlinear differential equations and nonlinear systems due to the difficulty or impossibility of computing explicit solutions manually. Although the theory associated with nonlinear systems is advanced, generating a numerical solution with a...