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Data Analytics in Project Management

1st Edition

Seweryn Spalek
October 19, 2018

This book aims to help the reader better understand the importance of data analysis in project management. Moreover, it provides guidance by showing tools, methods, techniques and lessons learned on how to better utilize the data gathered from the projects. First and foremost, insight into the...

Big Data Analytics: A Social Network Approach

1st Edition

Mrutyunjaya Panda, Ajith Abraham, Aboul Ella Hassanien
October 09, 2018

Social networking has increased drastically in recent years, resulting in an increased amount of data being created daily. Furthermore, diversity of issues and complexity of the social networks pose a challenge in social network mining. Traditional algorithm software cannot deal with such complex...

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...

Military Applications of Data Analytics

1st Edition

Kevin Huggins
October 02, 2018

The military produces, senses, and consumes a tremendous amount of data.  Developing ways to effectively leverage these troves of data to enhance operations is a persistent goal.  This book explores data analytics techniques that military scientists and practitioners around the world are...

Systems-Level Modelling of Microbial Communities: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Aarthi Ravikrishnan, Karthik Raman
September 25, 2018

Systems-Level Modelling of Microbial Communities: Theory and Practice introduces various aspects of modelling microbial communities and presents a detailed overview of the computational methods which have been developed in this area. This book is aimed at researchers in the field of computational/...

A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Third Edition

3rd Edition

K. S. Krishnamoorthi, V. Ram Krishnamoorthi, Arunkumar Pennathur
September 14, 2018

The third edition of this textbook improves on the strengths of the earlier editions both in content and presentation. Of the important features of the textbook is the inclusion of examples from real-world to illustrate use of quality methods in problem solving. A thorough revision is made of the...

Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis with Bayesian Networks

2nd Edition

Norman Fenton, Martin Neil
September 12, 2018

Since the first edition of this book published, Bayesian networks have become even more important for applications in a vast array of fields. This second edition includes new material on influence diagrams, learning from data, value of information, cybersecurity, debunking bad statistics, and much...

Medical Product Safety Evaluation: Biological Models and Statistical Methods

1st Edition

Jie Chen, Joseph Heyse, Tze Leung Lai
September 10, 2018

Medical Product Safety Evaluation: Biological Models and Statistical Methods presents cutting-edge biological models and statistical methods that are tailored to specific objectives and data types for safety analysis and benefit-risk assessment. Some frequently encountered issues and challenges in...

Applied Directional Statistics: Modern Methods and Case Studies

1st Edition

Christophe Ley, Thomas Verdebout
September 10, 2018

This book collects important advances in methodology and data analysis for directional statistics. It is the companion book of the more theoretical treatment presented in Modern Directional Statistics (CRC Press, 2017). The field of directional statistics has received a lot of attention due to...

Surprises in Probability: Seventeen Short Stories

1st Edition

Henk Tijms
September 10, 2018

This book brings together a variety of probability applications through entertaining stories that will appeal to a broad readership. What are the best stopping rules for the dating problem? What can Bayes’ formula tell us about the chances of a Champions League draw for soccer teams being rigged?...

Fundamentals of Probability: With Stochastic Processes

4th Edition

Saeed Ghahramani
September 04, 2018

"The 4th edition of Ghahramani's book is replete with intriguing historical notes, insightful comments, and well-selected examples/exercises that, together, capture much of the essence of probability. Along with its Companion Website, the book is suitable as a primary resource for a first course in...

Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health

1st Edition

Albert Vexler, Jihnhee Yu
August 22, 2018

Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health provides a compendium of nonparametric likelihood statistical techniques in the perspective of health research applications. It includes detailed descriptions of the theoretical underpinnings of recently developed empirical likelihood-based...