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Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing

A.Yavuz Oruc
October 26, 2017

Investigators, their home institutions, and funding agencies play significant roles in the development and outcomes of scientific projects. Submitting a proposal to a funding agency is only one dimension of a multivariable and complex funding process, and understanding this is a good first step...

Homage to a Pied Puzzler

Alan Schoen, Tom Rodgers, Ed Pegg Jr
October 26, 2017

The tradition of honoring Martin Gardner continues with this edited collection of articles by those who have been inspired by Gardner to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. Contributing authors include world-leading...

CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulas, 33rd Edition

Daniel Zwillinger
October 24, 2017

Containing more than 6,000 entries, CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulas, 33rd Edition continues to provide essential formulas, tables, figures and detailed descriptions. The newest edition of this popular series also features many diagrams, group tables, and integrals that are not...

Systems Science: Methodological Approaches

Yi Lin, Xiaojun Duan, Chengli Zhao, Li Da Xu
October 23, 2017

By making use of the principles of systems science, the scientific community can explain many complicated matters of the world and shed new light on unsettled problems. Each real science has its own particular methodology for not only qualitative but also quantitative analyses, so it is important...

Nonlinear Reaction-Diffusion-Convection: Lie and Conditional Symmetry, exact Solutions and Their Applications

Roman Cherniha, Mykola Serov, Oleksii Pliukhin
October 19, 2017

It is well known that symmetry-based methods are very powerful tools for investigating nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs), notably for their reduction to those of lower dimensionality (e.g. to ODEs) and constructing exact solutions. This book is devoted to (1) search Lie and...

Applied Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems

Vladimir Dobrushkin
October 16, 2017

Applied Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems presents a contemporary treatment of ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and an introduction to partial differential equations (PDEs), including their applications in engineering and the sciences. This new edition of the author’s...

Generalized Barycentric Coordinates in Computer Graphics and Computational Mechanics

Kai Hormann, N. Sukumar
October 16, 2017

In Generalized Barycentric Coordinates in Computer Graphics and Computational Mechanics, eminent computer graphics and computational mechanics researchers provide a state-of-the-art overview of generalized barycentric coordinates. Commonly used in cutting-edge applications such as mesh...

Stochastic Processes: An Introduction, Third Edition

Peter Watts Jones, Peter Smith
October 16, 2017

Based on a well-established and popular course taught by the authors over many years, Stochastic Processes: An Introduction, Third Edition, discusses the modelling and analysis of random experiments, where processes evolve over time. The text begins with a review of relevant fundamental probability...

Willmore Energy and Willmore Conjecture

Magdalena D. Toda
October 13, 2017

This book is the first monograph dedicated entirely to Willmore energy and Willmore surfaces as contemporary topics in differential geometry. While it focuses on Willmore energy and related conjectures, it also sits at the intersection between integrable systems, harmonic maps, Lie groups, calculus...

Optimization and Differentiation

Simon Serovajsky
October 13, 2017

Optimization and Differentiation is an introduction to the application of optimization control theory to systems described by nonlinear partial differential equations. As well as offering a useful reference work for researchers in these fields, it is also suitable for graduate students of optimal...

Variational-Hemivariational Inequalities with Applications

Mircea Sofonea, Stanislaw Migorski
October 13, 2017

This research monograph represents an outcome of the cross-fertilization between nonlinear functional analysis and mathematical modelling, and demonstrates its application to solid and contact mechanics. Based on authors’ original results, it introduces a general fixed point principle and its...

Strange Functions in Real Analysis, Third Edition

Alexander Kharazishvili
October 13, 2017

Strange Functions in Real Analysis, Third Edition differs from the previous editions in that it includes five new chapters as well as two appendices. More importantly, the entire text has been revised and contains more detailed explanations of the presented material. In doing so, the book explores...