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An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and Insurance

1st Edition

Guojun Gan
March 22, 2019

Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can be used to automate operations in Excel and is one of the most frequently used software programs for manipulating data and building models in banks and insurance companies. An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and...

Small Area Estimation and Microsimulation Modeling

1st Edition

Azizur Rahman, Ann Harding
March 22, 2019

Small Area Estimation and Microsimulation Modeling is the first practical handbook that comprehensively presents modern statistical SAE methods in the framework of ultramodern spatial microsimulation modeling while providing the novel approach of creating synthetic spatial microdata. Along with...

Innovative Strategies, Statistical Solutions and Simulations for Modern Clinical Trials

1st Edition

Mark Chang, John Balser, Jim Roach, Robin Bliss
March 20, 2019

"This is truly an outstanding book. [It] brings together all of the latest research in clinical trials methodology and how it can be applied to drug development…. Chang et al provide applications to industry-supported trials. This will allow statisticians in the industry community to take these...

Deep Neural Networks: WASD Neuronet Models, Algorithms, and Applications

1st Edition

Yunong Zhang, Dechao Chen, Chengxu Ye
March 20, 2019

Toward Deep Neural Networks: WASD Neuronet Models, Algorithms, and Applications introduces the outlook and extension toward deep neural networks, with a focus on the weights-and-structure determination (WASD) algorithm. Based on the authors’ 20 years of research experience on neuronets, the book...

Smart Data: State-of-the-Art Perspectives in Computing and Applications

1st Edition

Kuan-Ching Li, Beniamino Di Martino, Laurence T. Yang, Qingchen Zhang
March 13, 2019

Smart Data: State-of-the-Art Perspectives in Computing and Applications explores smart data computing techniques to provide intelligent decision making and prediction services support for business, science, and engineering. It also examines the latest research trends in fields related to smart data...

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Peter J. Diggle, Emanuele Giorgi
March 11, 2019

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications provides an introductory account of model-based geostatistics, its implementation in open-source software and its application in public health research. In the public health problems that are the focus of this book, the...

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction

1st Edition

M.N.M. van Lieshout
March 11, 2019

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction presents the most  important models used in spatial statistics, including random fields and point processes, from a rigorous mathematical point of view and shows how to carry out statistical inference. It contains full proofs,...

Statistical Computing with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Maria L. Rizzo
March 06, 2019

Praise for the First Edition: ". . . the book serves as an excellent tutorial on the R language, providing examples that illustrate programming concepts in the context of practical computational problems. The book will be of great interest for all specialists working on computational statistics and...

Textual Data Science with R

1st Edition

Mónica Bécue-Bertaut
March 01, 2019

Textual Statistics with R comprehensively covers the main multidimensional methods in textual statistics supported by a specially-written package in R. Methods discussed include correspondence analysis, clustering, and multiple factor analysis for contigency tables. Each method is illuminated by...

Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results

1st Edition

Subhashish Samaddar, Satish Nargundkar
February 28, 2019

If you are a manager who receives the results of any data analyst’s work to help with your decision-making, this book is for you. Anyone playing a role in the field of analytics can benefit from this book as well. In the two decades the editors of this book spent teaching and consulting in the...

Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Lixin Wu
February 25, 2019

Containing many results that are new, or which exist only in recent research articles, Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition portrays the theory of interest rate modeling as a three-dimensional object of finance, mathematics, and computation. It introduces all models with...

Big Data: A Tutorial-Based Approach

1st Edition

Nasir Raheem
February 25, 2019

Big Data: A Tutorial-Based Approach explores the tools and techniques used to bring about the marriage of structured and unstructured data. It focuses on Hadoop Distributed Storage and MapReduce Processing by implementing (i) Tools and Techniques of Hadoop Eco System, (ii) Hadoop Distributed File...

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