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Handbook of Forensic Pathology

2nd Edition

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Vincent J.M. DiMaio M.D., Suzanna E. Dana M.D.
July 27, 2017

Handbook of Forensic Pathology, Second Edition is an up-to-date, concise manual illustrating all core aspects of modern forensic pathology. This edition retains the outline format of the original, which allows for quick access and rapid assimilation. Written in no-nonsense, easily understandable lan...

Homeland Security and Private Sector Business: Corporations' Role in Critical Infrastructure Protection, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Chi-Jen Lee, Cheng-Hsiung Lu, Lucia H. Lee
December 11, 2014

Since 9/11, the U.S. government and the private sector have devised sophisticated ways of protecting people and assets. The threats have evolved, however, becoming more insidious. They no longer comprise just terrorists who target critical infrastructures. They also include insider threats, such as ...

Practical Military Ordnance Identification, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Thomas Gersbeck
May 7, 2019

The threat variables associated with military ordnance are enormous, requiring the application of a structured process to identify unknown munitions. The focus of Practical Military Ordnance Identification, Second Edition is the application of a practical deductive process to identify unknown ordnan...

Advanced R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Hadley Wickham
May 30, 2019

Advanced R helps you understand how R works at a fundamental level. It is designed for R programmers who want to deepen their understanding of the language, and programmers experienced in other languages who want to understand what makes R different and special. This book will teach you the founda...

The Psychology of Death Investigations: Behavioral Analysis for Psychological Autopsy and Criminal Profiling

1st Edition

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Katherine Ramsland
October 31, 2017

The Psychology of Death Investigations outlines definitively how behavioral evidence can often provide the necessary components and "missing pieces" to complement physical evidence as an essential tool for incident reconstruction. In order to determine the direction of an investigation and to priori...

Practical Homicide Investigation Checklist and Field Guide

2nd Edition

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Vernon J. Geberth
October 8, 2013

This book provides protocols for suicide and equivocal death investigation, police action shooting investigations and a homicide supervisor's checklist. It contains state-of-the-art anatomical graphics in full color to assist the investigator in describing any injuries or wounds to the body....

Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

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Vernon J. Geberth
May 12, 2015

Renowned for being THE definitive resource for homicide investigators, Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques details the recognized protocols used by investigative divisions of major police departments throughout the world. The text is used in most police aca...

Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.
October 21, 2015

Written by the nation's foremost authority on gunshot wounds and forensic techniques as they relate to firearm injuries, this third edition of a bestseller provides critical updates to information on gunshot wounds and the weapons and ammunition used to inflict them. The book describes practical asp...

Analyzing 911 Homicide Calls: Practical Aspects and Applications

1st Edition

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Tracy Harpster, Susan H. Adams
December 20, 2016

This book provides police investigators and homicide detectives with a practical method of analyzing 911 homicide calls to uncover the truth. A structured analysis of 911 homicide calls can directly aid in developing investigative leads, planning interviews and solving cases. Case examples present p...

Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Third Edition

5th Edition

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Robert R. Hazelwood, Ann Wolbert Burgess
November 14, 2016

This latest edition addresses rape and sexual assaults from all clinical, pathological, medical, and legal aspects. The book focuses on the victim and covers contemporary issues in sexual violence, investigative aspects of rape and sexual assault, offender fantasy, the personality of the offender, c...

Death Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Michael S. Maloney
November 27, 2017

Those tasked with investigating death scenes come from a variety of backgrounds and varying levels of experience. Whether a homicide detective, crime scene investigator, medico-legal death investigator, coroner or medical examiner, Death Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide, Second Edition provides...

Practical Bomb Scene Investigation

3rd Edition

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James T. Thurman
July 18, 2017

Now in its Third Edition, Practical Bomb Scene Investigation explores the investigative process that improvised explosive device (IED) specialists undertake at the scene of an explosion. Providing easy-to-understand, step-by-step procedures for managing and processing a bomb scene, it enables invest...

Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling: A Task Heterogeneity Perspective

1st Edition

Arun Reddy Nelakurthi, Jingrui He
January 16, 2020

In recent years social media has gained significant popularity and has become an essential medium of communication. Such user-generated content provides an excellent scenario for applying the metaphor of mining any information. Transfer learning is a research problem in machine learning that...

Surrogates: Gaussian Process Modeling, Design, and Optimization for the Applied Sciences

1st Edition

Robert B. Gramacy
January 08, 2020

Surrogates: a graduate textbook, or professional handbook, on topics at the interface between machine learning, spatial statistics, computer simulation, meta-modeling (i.e., emulation), design of experiments, and optimization. Experimentation through simulation, "human out-of-the-loop" statistical...

Probability and Bayesian Modeling

1st Edition

Jim Albert, Jingchen Hu
December 18, 2019

Probability and Bayesian Modeling is an introduction to probability and Bayesian thinking for undergraduate students with a calculus background. The first part of the book provides a broad view of probability including foundations, conditional probability, discrete and continuous distributions, and...

Statistical Inference via Data Science: A ModernDive into R and the Tidyverse

1st Edition

Chester Ismay, Albert Y. Kim
December 13, 2019

Statistical Inference via Data Science: A ModernDive into R and the Tidyverse provides a pathway for learning about statistical inference using data science tools widely used in industry, academia, and government. It introduces the tidyverse suite of R packages, including the ggplot2 package for...

Inhomogeneous Random Evolutions and Their Applications

1st Edition

Anatoliy Swishchuk
December 12, 2019

Inhomogeneous Random Evolutions and Their Applications explains how to model various dynamical systems in finance and insurance with non-homogeneous in time characteristics. It includes modeling for: financial underlying and derivatives via Levy processes with time-dependent characteristics;...

Dynamic Treatment Regimes: Statistical Methods for Precision Medicine

1st Edition

Anastasios A. Tsiatis, Marie Davidian, Shannon T. Holloway, Eric B. Laber
December 10, 2019

Dynamic Treatment Regimes: Statistical Methods for Precision Medicine provides a comprehensive introduction to statistical methodology for the evaluation and discovery of dynamic treatment regimes from data. Researchers and graduate students in statistics, data science, and related quantitative...

Time Series: A First Course with Bootstrap Starter

1st Edition

Tucker S. McElroy, Dimitris N. Politis
December 09, 2019

Time Series: A First Course with Bootstrap Starter provides an introductory course on time series analysis that satisfies the triptych of (i) mathematical completeness, (ii) computational illustration and implementation, and (iii) conciseness and accessibility to upper-level undergraduate and M.S....

Angular Statistics

1st Edition

A V Dattatreya Rao, S V S Girija
December 09, 2019

Directional data arise in the form of circular / semicircular / axial, symmetric / asymmetric, uni / bimodal data, in practical situations of varied fields. For the purpose of modeling such kind of data sets, the data scientists found that existing models as inadequate. As there is paucity of...

Statistical Programming in SAS

2nd Edition

A. John Bailer
December 09, 2019

Statistical Programming in SAS Second Edition provides a foundation for programming to implement statistical solutions using SAS, a system that has been used to solve data analytic problems for more than 40 years. The author includes motivating examples to inspire readers to generate programming...

Financial Modelling in Commodity Markets

1st Edition

Viviana Fanelli
December 09, 2019

Financial Modelling in Commodity Markets provides a basic and self-contained introduction to the ideas underpinning financial modelling of products in commodity markets. The book offers a concise and operational vision of the main models used to represent, assess and simulate real assets and...

Sequential Change Detection and Hypothesis Testing: General Non-i.i.d. Stochastic Models and Asymptotically Optimal Rules

1st Edition

Alexander Tartakovsky
December 02, 2019

How can major corporations and governments more quickly and accurately detect and address cyberattacks on their networks? How can local authorities improve early detection and prevention of epidemics? How can researchers improve the identification and classification of space objects in difficult (...

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk

1st Edition

Dale Lehman, Huybert Groenendaal
December 02, 2019

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk provides a guide of how to construct applied decision analysis models in spreadsheets. The focus is on the use of Monte Carlo simulation to provide quantitative assessment of uncertainties and key risk drivers. The book presents numerous examples based on...

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