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Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance

Aman Ullah, David E. A. Giles
June 07, 2017

Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance explores the latest developments in the analysis and modeling of economic and financial data. Well-recognized econometric experts discuss the rapidly growing research in economics and finance and offer insight on the future direction of these fields....

Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining, Third Edition: Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data, Third Edition

Bruce Ratner
June 01, 2017

The third edition of a bestseller, Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining: Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data is still the only book, to date, to distinguish between statistical data mining and machine-learning data mining. is a compilation of new and creative...

Randomized Response and Indirect Questioning Techniques in Surveys

Arijit Chaudhuri
May 31, 2017

For surveys involving sensitive questions, randomized response techniques (RRTs) and other indirect questions are helpful in obtaining survey responses while maintaining the privacy of the respondents. Written by one of the leading experts in the world on RR, Randomized Response and Indirect...

Stock Market Volatility

Greg N. Gregoriou
May 31, 2017

Up-to-Date Research Sheds New Light on This Area Taking into account the ongoing worldwide financial crisis, Stock Market Volatility provides insight to better understand volatility in various stock markets. This timely volume is one of the first to draw on a range of international authorities who...

Introduction to Data Technologies

Paul Murrell
May 31, 2017

Providing key information on how to work with research data, Introduction to Data Technologies presents ideas and techniques for performing critical, behind-the-scenes tasks that take up so much time and effort yet typically receive little attention in formal education. With a focus on...

Design of Experiments: An Introduction Based on Linear Models

Max Morris
May 31, 2017

Offering deep insight into the connections between design choice and the resulting statistical analysis, Design of Experiments: An Introduction Based on Linear Models explores how experiments are designed using the language of linear statistical models. The book presents an organized framework for...

Generalized Additive Models: An Introduction with R, Second Edition

Simon N. Wood
May 30, 2017

The first edition of this book has established itself as one of the leading references on generalized additive models (GAMs), and the only book on the topic to be introductory in nature with a wealth of practical examples and software implementation. It is self-contained, providing the necessary...

Big Data Management and Processing

Kuan-Ching Li, Hai Jiang, Albert Y. Zomaya
May 25, 2017

From the Foreword: "Big Data Management and Processing is [a] state-of-the-art book that deals with a wide range of topical themes in the field of Big Data. The book, which probes many issues related to this exciting and rapidly growing field, covers processing, management, analytics, and...

Logistic Regression Models

Joseph M. Hilbe
May 25, 2017

Logistic Regression Models presents an overview of the full range of logistic models, including binary, proportional, ordered, partially ordered, and unordered categorical response regression procedures. Other topics discussed include panel, survey, skewed, penalized, and exact logistic models. The...

Algorithms for Next-Generation Sequencing

Wing-Kin Sung
May 24, 2017

Advances in sequencing technology have allowed scientists to study the human genome in greater depth and on a larger scale than ever before – as many as hundreds of millions of short reads in the course of a few days. But what are the best ways to deal with this flood of data? Algorithms for...

Spatial Data Quality: From Process to Decisions

Rodolphe Devillers, Helen Goodchild
May 24, 2017

Producing maps that depict the real world accurately has been a major concern of cartographers for centuries. This is especially true today as escalating access to geospatial data and the subsequent increase in user-generated content provided by Web 2.0 have significantly altered the typical...

The Banking Crisis Handbook

Greg N Gregoriou
May 22, 2017

Explores the Origin of the Recent Banking Crisis and how to Preclude Future Crises Shedding new light on the recent worldwide banking debacle, The Banking Crisis Handbook presents possible remedies as to what should have been done prior, during, and after the crisis. With contributions from...