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Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Treatments

1st Edition

Elias Moreno, Francisco Jose Vazquez-Polo, Miguel Angel Negrín-Hernández
January 29, 2019

Cost-effectiveness analysis is becoming an increasingly important tool for decision making in the health systems. Cost-Effectiveness of Medical Treatments formulates the cost-effectiveness analysis as a statistical decision problem, identifies the sources of uncertainty of the problem, and gives an...

Practical R for Mass Communication and Journalism

1st Edition

Sharon Machlis
December 26, 2018

Do you want to use R to tell stories? This book was written for you—whether you already know some R or have never coded before. Most R texts focus only on programming or statistical theory. Practical R for Mass Communication and Journalism gives you ideas, tools, and techniques for incorporating...

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design

3rd Edition

Manuel Laguna, Johan Marklund
December 26, 2018

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Third Edition provides students with a comprehensive coverage of a range of analytical tools used to model, analyze, understand, and ultimately design business processes. The new edition of this very successful textbook includes a wide range of...

How Well Do Executives Trust Their Intuition

1st Edition

Jay Liebowitz, Yolande Chan, Tracy Jenkin, Dylan Spicker, Joanna Paliszkiewicz, Fabio Babiloni
December 19, 2018

In this age of Big Data and analytics, knowledge gained through experiential learning and intuition may be taking a back seat to analytics. However, the use of intuition should not be underestimated and should play an important role in the decision process. How Well Do Executives Trust Their...

Portfolio Rebalancing

1st Edition

Edward E. Qian
November 06, 2018

The goal of Portfolio Rebalancing is to provide mathematical and empirical analysis of the effects of portfolio rebalancing on portfolio returns and risks. The mathematical analysis answers the question of when and why fixed-weight portfolios might outperform buy-and-hold portfolios based on...

Data Analytics for Smart Cities

1st Edition

Amir Alavi, William G. Buttlar
October 31, 2018

The development of smart cities is one of the most important challenges over the next few decades. Governments and companies are leveraging billions of dollars in public and private funds for smart cities. Next generation smart cities are heavily dependent on distributed smart sensing systems and...

Data Analytics in Project Management

1st Edition

Seweryn Spalek
October 24, 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...

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

Military organizations around the world are normally huge producers and consumers of data. Accordingly, they stand to gain from the many benefits associated with data analytics. However, for leaders in defense organizations—either government or industry—accessible use cases are not always available...

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...

Technical Analysis of Stock Trends

11th Edition

Robert D. Edwards, John Magee, W.H.C. Bassetti
July 19, 2018

This revised and updated version of the best-selling book, Technical Analysis of Stock Trends, 10th Edition, presents proven long- and short-term stock trend analysis enabling investors to make smart, profitable trading decisions. The book covers technical theory such as The Dow Theory, reversal...

Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer

1st Edition

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...