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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...

Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

1st Edition

Tom Adams
December 20, 2018

Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological...

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...

Advanced Spatial Modeling with Stochastic Partial Differential Equations Using R and INLA

1st Edition

Elias T. Krainski, Virgilio Gómez-Rubio, Haakon Bakka, Amanda Lenzi, Daniela Castro-Camilo, Daniel Simpson, Finn Lindgren, Håvard Rue
December 19, 2018

Modeling spatial and spatio-temporal continuous processes is an important and challenging problem in spatial statistics. Advanced Spatial Modeling with Stochastic Partial Differential Equations Using R and INLA describes in detail the stochastic partial differential equations (SPDE) approach for...

Spatial Data Analysis in Ecology and Agriculture Using R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Richard E. Plant
December 17, 2018

Key features: Unique in its combination of serving as an introduction to spatial statistics and to modeling agricultural and ecological data using R Provides exercises in each chapter to facilitate the book's use as a course textbook or for self-study Adds new material on generalized additive...

Swarm Intelligence Methods for Statistical Regression

1st Edition

Soumya Mohanty
December 11, 2018

A core task in statistical analysis, especially in the era of Big Data, is the fitting of flexible, high-dimensional, and non-linear models to noisy data in order to capture meaningful patterns. This can often result in challenging non-linear and non-convex global optimization problems. The large...

Advanced Regression Models with SAS and R

1st Edition

Olga Korosteleva
December 10, 2018

Advanced Regression Models with SAS and R exposes the reader to the modern world of regression analysis. The material covered by this book consists of regression models that go beyond linear regression, including models for right-skewed, categorical and hierarchical observations. The book presents...

Industrial Applications of Machine Learning

1st Edition

Pedro Larrañaga, David Atienza, Javier Diaz-Rozo, Alberto Ogbechie, Carlos Esteban Puerto-Santana, Concha Bielza
December 10, 2018

Industrial Applications of Machine Learning shows how machine learning can be applied to address real-world problems in the fourth industrial revolution, and provides the required knowledge and tools to empower readers to build their own solutions based on theory and practice. The book introduces...

Data Visualization: Charts, Maps, and Interactive Graphics

1st Edition

Robert Grant
December 04, 2018

This is the age of data. There are more innovations and more opportunities for interesting work with data than ever before, but there is also an overwhelming amount of quantitative information being published every day. Data visualisation has become big business, because communication is the...

Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer
December 03, 2018

Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to...

R Graphics, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Paul Murrell
November 29, 2018

This third edition of Paul Murrell’s classic book on using R for graphics represents a major update, with a complete overhaul in focus and scope. It focuses primarily on the two core graphics packages in R - graphics and grid - and has a new section on integrating graphics. This section includes...

Handbook of Graphical Models

1st Edition

Marloes Maathuis, Mathias Drton, Steffen Lauritzen, Martin Wainwright
November 27, 2018

A graphical model is a statistical model that is represented by a graph. The factorization properties underlying graphical models facilitate tractable computation with multivariate distributions, making the models a valuable tool with a plethora of applications. Furthermore, directed...