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Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming: Modern Concepts and Practical Applications

Michael Affenzeller, Stefan Wagner, Stephan Winkler, Andreas Beham
April 16, 2018

Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming: Modern Concepts and Practical Applications discusses algorithmic developments in the context of genetic algorithms (GAs) and genetic programming (GP). It applies the algorithms to significant combinatorial optimization problems and describes structure...

Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology

Tom Green
April 16, 2018

Everything has a beginning. None was more profound—and quite as unexpected—than Information Technology. Here for the first time is the untold story of how our new age came to be and the bright boys who made it happen. What began on the bare floor of an old laundry building eventually grew to...

Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner

Ed Pegg Jr, Alan Schoen, Tom Rodgers
April 16, 2018

In this volume, world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians continue the tradition of honoring Martin Gardner, who inspired them to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. This edited...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 2: Principles, Methodology, and Evaluation Methods

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Devrim Balkose, Omari V. Mukbaniani, Andrew G. Mercader
April 13, 2018

This book covers many important aspects of applied chemistry and chemical engineering, focusing on three main aspects: principles, methodology and evaluation methods. It presents a selection of chapters on recent developments of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 3: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Theory and Modeling with Applications

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Francisco Torrens, Devrim Balköse, Omari V. Mukbaniani
April 13, 2018

Understanding mathematical modeling is fundamental in chemical engineering. This book reviews, introduces, and develops the mathematical models that are most frequently encountered in sophisticated chemical engineering domains. The volume provides a collection of models illustrating the power and...

Difference Equations: Theory, Applications and Advanced Topics, Third Edition

Ronald E. Mickens
April 09, 2018

Difference Equations: Theory, Applications and Advanced Topics, Third Edition provides a broad introduction to the mathematics of difference equations and some of their applications. Many worked examples illustrate how to calculate both exact and approximate solutions to special classes of...

Linear Operators and Their Essential Pseudospectra

Aref Jeribi
April 06, 2018

Linear Operators and Their Essential Pseudospectra provides a comprehensive study of spectral theory of linear operators defined on Banach spaces. The central items of interest in the volume include various essential spectra, but the author also considers some of the generalizations that have been...

Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition

Daina Taimina
March 29, 2018

Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the...

Knot Theory: Second Edition

Vassily Olegovich Manturov
March 29, 2018

Over the last fifteen years, the face of knot theory has changed due to various new theories and invariants coming from physics, topology, combinatorics and alge-bra. It suffices to mention the great progress in knot homology theory (Khovanov homology and Ozsvath-Szabo Heegaard-Floer homology), the...

A Mathematica Primer for Physicists

Jim Napolitano
March 28, 2018

"…an excellent text for either a short course or self-study… Professor Napolitano has figured out what students really need, and found a way to deliver it… I have found everything he writes to be worthy of my serious attention…" —Peter D. Persans, Professor of Physics and Director, Center for...

Differential Equations: A Problem Solving Approach Based on MATLAB

P. Mohana Shankar
March 28, 2018

The book takes a problem solving approach in presenting the topic of differential equations. It provides a complete narrative of differential equations showing the theoretical aspects of the problem (the how's and why's), various steps in arriving at solutions, multiple ways of obtaining solutions...

Elastic Waves: High Frequency Theory

Vassily Babich, Aleksei Kiselev
March 27, 2018

Elastic Waves: High Frequency Theory is concerned with mathematical aspects of the theory of high-frequency elastic waves, which is based on the ray method. The foundations of elastodynamics are presented along with the basic theory of plane and spherical waves. The ray method is then described in...

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