Basic Practice of Statistics, 5th Edition
The Basic Practice of Statistics has become a bestselling textbook by focusing on how statistics are gathered, analyzed, and applied to real problems and situations-and by confronting student anxieties about the course's relevance and difficulties head on. With David Moore's pioneering "data analysis" approach (emphasizing statistical thinking over computation), engaging narrative and case studies, current problems and exercises, and an accessible level of mathematics, there is no more...
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Algebra and Trigonometry, 4th Edition
Beecher, Penna, and Bittinger’s Algebra and Trigonometry is known for enabling students to “see the math” through its focus on visualization and early introduction to functions. With the Fourth Edition, the authors continue to innovate by incorporating more ongoing review to help students develop their understanding and study effectively. Mid-chapter Review exercise sets have been added to give students practice in synthesizing the concepts, and new Study Summaries provide...
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This book addresses modern nonlinear programming (NLP) concepts and algorithms, especially as they apply to challenging applications in chemical process engineering. The author provides a firm grounding in fundamental NLP properties and algorithms, and relates them to real-world problem classes in process optimization, thus making the material understandable and useful to chemical engineers and experts in mathematical optimization. Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications...
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Elementary Statistics, 8th Edition
Weiss’s Elementary Statistics, Eighth Edition is the ideal textbook for introductory statistics classes that emphasize statistical reasoning and critical thinking. Comprehensive in its coverage, Weiss’s meticulous style offers careful, detailed explanations to ease the learning process. With more than 2,000 exercises, most using real data, there is a wealth of opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and develop statistical literacy. The text is suitable for a one-semester...
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Speed Mathematics, 3rd Edition
This new, revised edition of the bestselling Speed Mathematics features new chapters on memorising numbers and general information, calculating statistics and compound interest, square roots, logarithms and easy trig calculations. Written so anyone can understand, this book teaches simple strategies that will enable readers to make lightning-quick calculations. People who excel at mathematics use better strategies than the rest of us; they are not necessarily more intelligent. With Speed...
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Mathematical Misconceptions: A Guide for Primary Teachers
With contributors comprised of teachers, teacher educators, mathematicians, and psychologists, Mathematical Misconceptions brings together information about pupils’ work from four different countries, and looks at how children, from the ages of 3 - 11, think about numbers and use them. It explores the reasons for their successes, misunderstandings, and misconceptions, while also broadening the reader’s own mathematical knowledge. Title: Mathematical Misconceptions: A Guide for...
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Secrets of Mental Math
These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers. Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought...
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Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms, 3rd Edition
Based on a new classification of algorithm design techniques and a clear delineation of analysis methods, Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms presents the subject in a coherent and innovative manner. Written in a student-friendly style, the book emphasizes the understanding of ideas over excessively formal treatment while thoroughly covering the material required in an introductory algorithms course. Popular puzzles are used to motivate students' interest and strengthen...
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Engineered Concrete, 2nd Edition
As every civil engineer knows, Portland Cement is the most versatile and important material of construction, and will probably remain so far into the future. Yet few books, if any, exist that offer an in-depth analysis of the mixing and testing methods of this vital hydraulic cement. This statement, written about the first edition of Engineered Concrete: Mix Design and Test Methods, remains as true today as it was ten years ago. Revised and updated, the second edition of this groundbreaking...
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Mathematical Aspects Of Quantum Computing 2007
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the mathematical aspects of quantum computing. It will be useful for graduate students and researchers interested in quantum computing from different areas of physics, mathematics, informatics and computer science. The lecture notes in this volume are written in a self-contained style, and hence are accessible for graduate students and researchers with even less background in the topics. Title: Mathematical Aspects Of Quantum Computing...
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Mathematics: A Discrete Introduction, 3rd Edition
Master the fundamentals of discrete mathematics and proof-writing with MATHEMATICS: A DISCRETE INTRODUCTION! With a clear presentation, the mathematics text teaches you not only how to write proofs, but how to think clearly and present cases logically beyond this course. Though it is presented from a mathematician's perspective, you will learn the importance of discrete mathematics in the fields of computer science, engineering, probability, statistics, operations research, and other areas of...
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Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes, 2nd Edition
Praise for the First Edition ". . . an excellent textbook . . . well organized and neatly written."
—Mathematical Reviews ". . . amazingly interesting . . ."
—Technometrics Thoroughly updated to showcase the interrelationships between probability, statistics, and stochastic processes, Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes, Second Edition prepares readers to collect, analyze, and characterize data in their chosen fields. Beginning with three chapters that develop probability...
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Statistics Without Maths for Psychology, 5th Edition
Statistics Without Maths for Psychology guides you through statistical processes in a clear, engaging and straightforward way - without using intimidating mathematical formulae. This new 5th edition covers all the statistical procedures you will need and also gives guidance on using SPSS . Activities and questions throughout enable you to test your learning and deepen your understanding in a practical, manageable way. Comprehensive, clearly written and packed with examples, this rigorous guide...
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Electronic Warfare Target Location Methods, 2nd Edition
Describing the mathematical development underlying current and classical methods of geolocating electronic systems that are emitting, this newly revised and greatly expanded edition of a classic Artech House book offers practical guidance in electronic warfare target location. The Second Edition features a wealth of additional material including new chapters on time delay estimation, direction finding techniques, and the MUSIC algorithm. This practical resource provides you with critical design...
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Fundamentals of Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies
A broad introduction to the fundamentals of wireless communication engineering technologies Covering both theory and practical topics, Fundamentals of Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies offers a sound survey of the major industry-relevant aspects of wireless communication engineering technologies. Divided into four main sections, the book examines RF, antennas, and propagation; wireless access technologies; network and service architectures; and other topics, such as network...
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Math on Trial
Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the CourtroomIn the wrong hands, math can be deadly. Even the simplest numbers can become powerful forces when manipulated by politicians or the media, but in the case of the law, your libertyand your lifecan depend on the right calculation.In Math on Trial, mathematicians Leila Schneps and Coralie Colmez describe ten trials spanning from the nineteenth century to today, in which mathematical arguments were usedand disastrously misusedas...
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Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale
Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale, defines a new field of science, and describes the processes, systems and devices at the interface between chemistry and information sciences. The book is devoted to the application of molecular species and nanostructures to advanced information processing. It includes the design and synthesis of suitable materials and nanostructures, their characterization, and finally applications of molecular species and nanostructures for information...
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Comparative Administrative Law
Comparative Administrative Law (Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series)
This research handbook is a comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law. The specially commissioned chapters in this landmark volume represent a broad, multi-method approach combining perspectives from history and social science with more strictly legal analyses. Comparisons of the United States, continental Europe, and the British Commonwealth are complemented by contributions that focus...
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Getting into Medical School For Dummies
Getting into Medical School For Dummies (For Dummies (Career/Education))
Your plain-English guide to getting into the medical school of your dreams Getting accepted to medical school is a long and rigorous process and many students find they need help. If you're one of these students, Getting into Medical School For Dummies is the perfect tool to help you through the process and realize your dream. By providing you with concise information about preparing for and applying to medical...
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The Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
The Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: The Reality of Possibility A comprehensive exposition of the transactional interpretation of quantum mechanics (TI), this book sheds new light on longstanding problems in quantum theory and provides insight into the compatibility of TI with relativity. It breaks new ground in interpreting quantum theory, presenting a compelling new picture of quantum reality. The book shows how TI can be used to solve the measurement problem of quantum...
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MATLAB Recipes for Earth Sciences, 3rd Edition
MATLAB® is used for a wide range of applications in geosciences, such as image processing in remote sensing, the generation and processing of digital elevation models, and the analysis of time series. This book introduces methods of data analysis in geosciences using MATLAB, such as basic statistics for univariate, bivariate and multivariate datasets, jackknife and bootstrap resampling schemes, processing of digital elevation models, gridding and contouring, geostatistics and kriging,...
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Scientific Computing with MATLAB and Octave, 3rd Edition
Scientific Computing with MATLAB and Octave (Texts in Computational Science and Engineering)
This textbook is an introduction to Scientific Computing, in which several numerical methods for the computer-based solution of certain classes of mathematical problems are illustrated. The authors show how to compute the zeros or the integrals of continuous functions, solve linear systems, approximate functions using polynomials and construct accurate approximations for the solution of ordinary and...
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Probability and Random Processes, 2nd Edition
Probability and Random Processes, Second Edition: With Applications to Signal Processing and Communications
Miller and Childers have focused on creating a clear presentation of foundational concepts with specific applications to signal processing and communications, clearly the two areas of most interest to students and instructors in this course. It is aimed at graduate students as well as practicing engineers, and includes unique chapters on narrowband random processes and simulation...
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Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 9th Edition
Achieve success in your physics course by making the most of what PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS WITH MODERN PHYSICS has to offer. From a host of in-text features to a range of outstanding technology resources, you'll have everything you need to understand the natural forces and principles of physics. Throughout every chapter, the authors have built in a wide range of examples, exercises, and illustrations that will help you understand the laws of physics AND succeed in your course!Table...
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American Philosophy: The Basics
American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the history of American thought from early Calvinists to the New England Transcendentalists and from contract theory to contemporary African American philosophy. The key question it asks is: what it is that makes American Philosophy unique? This lively and compelling book moves through key periods in the development of American thought from the founding fathers to the transcendentalists and pragmatists to contemporary social commentators. Readers are...
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Biodegradation – Life of Science
This book contains a collection of different biodegradation research activities where biological processes take place. The book has two main sections: A) Polymers and Surfactants Biodegradation and B) Biodegradation: Microbial Behaviour.Table of ContentsChapter 1 Biodegradation of Medical Purpose Polymeric Materials and Their Impact on Biocompatibility
Chapter 2 Biosurfactants: Production and Applications
Chapter 3 Aerobic Biodegradation of Surfactants
Chapter 4 Ecotoxicological...
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Practical Signals Theory with MATLAB Applications
The 1st edition of Tervo’s Practical Signals Theory with MATLAB Applications offers an organized presentation around applications that introduces the actual behavior of specific signals and uses them to motivate presentation of mathematical concepts. The text sequences the presentation of the major transforms by their complexity to help visualize phenomena from an equation to develop intuition and learn to analyze signals by inspection. Furthermore the text provides examples and problems...
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Coherence in Three-Dimensional Category Theory
Coherence in Three-Dimensional Category Theory (Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics)
Dimension three is an important test-bed for hypotheses in higher category theory and occupies something of a unique position in the categorical landscape. At the heart of matters is the coherence theorem, of which this book provides a definitive treatment, as well as covering related results. Along the way the author treats such material as the Gray tensor product and gives a construction of the fundamental...
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Boosting: Foundations and Algorithms
Boosting: Foundations and Algorithms (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series) Boosting is an approach to machine learning based on the idea of creating a highly accurate predictor by combining many weak and inaccurate "rules of thumb." A remarkably rich theory has evolved around boosting, with connections to a range of topics, including statistics, game theory, convex optimization, and information geometry. Boosting algorithms have also enjoyed practical success in such fields as...
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An Introduction to Optimization, 4th Edition
An Introduction to Optimization (Wiley Series in Discrete Mathematics and Optimization)
Praise for the Third Edition ". . . guides and leads the reader through the learning path . . . [e]xamples are stated very clearly and the results are presented with attention to detail." —MAA Reviews Fully updated to reflect new developments in the field, the Fourth Edition of Introduction to Optimization fills the need for accessible treatment of optimization theory and methods with an emphasis on...
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Concepts of Probability Theory: 2nd Edition
Concepts of Probability Theory: Second Revised Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics) Using the simple conceptual framework of the Kolmogorov model, this intermediate-level textbook discusses random variables and probability distributions, sums and integrals, mathematical expectation, sequence and sums of random variables, and random processes. For advanced undergraduate students of science, engineering, or mathematics acquainted with basic calculus. Includes problems with answers and six...
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Mathematics in Computing
Mathematics in Computing: An Accessible Guide to Historical, Foundational and Application Contexts
This clearly written and enlightening textbook provides a concise, introductory guide to the key mathematical concepts and techniques used by computer scientists. Topics and features: ideal for self-study, offering many pedagogical features such as chapter-opening key topics, chapter introductions and summaries, review questions, and a glossary; places our current state of knowledge within the...
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Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
As a scientist, you are a professional writer: your career is built on successful proposals and papers. Success isn't defined by getting papers into print, but by getting them into the reader's consciousness. Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tells a story. It uses that insight to discuss how to write more effectively. Integrating lessons from other genres of writing with...
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Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers, 7th Edition
Fully updated to reflect the latest research and issues, INTERVIEWING AND CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR HELPERS, Seventh Edition introduces you to the knowledge, skills, values, and tools needed by today's professional helpers. The authors' conceptual foundation reflects four critical areas for helpers: core skills and attributes, effectiveness and evidence-based practice, diversity issues and ecological models, and critical commitments and ethical practice, using an interdisciplinary approach that...
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Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication
Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction
With the growth and advancement of digital communication technology over the past decade and the advent of modern telecommunications and the Internet, the structure of human behavior and social interaction has been redesigned. The Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction is a compendium of over 50 scholarly...
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Developmental Mathematics, 8th Edition
The Bittinger series changed the face of developmental education with the introduction of objective-based worktexts that presented math one concept at a time. This approach allowed readers to understand the rationale behind each concept before practicing the associated skills and then moving on to the next topic. With this revision, Marv Bittinger continues to focus on building success through conceptual understanding, while also supporting readers with quality applications, exercises, and new...
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Optimal Learning (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)
Learn the science of collecting information to make effective decisions Everyday decisions are made without the benefit of accurate information. Optimal Learning develops the needed principles for gathering information to make decisions, especially when collecting information is time-consuming and expensive. Designed for readers with an elementary background in probability and statistics, the book presents effective and practical...
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Statistical Inference: A Short Course
A concise, easily accessible introduction to descriptive and inferential techniques Statistical Inference: A Short Course offers a concise presentation of the essentials of basic statistics for readers seeking to acquire a working knowledge of statistical concepts, measures, and procedures. The author conducts tests on the assumption of randomness and normality, provides nonparametric methods when parametric approaches might not work. The book also explores how to determine a confidence...
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SAS Programming 3
SAS(R) Programming 3: Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies Course Notes (PRG3).This course is for SAS programmers who prepare data for analysis. The comparisons of manipulation techniques and resource cost benefits are designed to help programmers choose the most appropriate technique for their data situation SAS Publishing provides a complete selection of books and electronic products to help customers use SAS software to its fullest potential. Covering a wide spectrum of topics, all books and...
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Sonic Interaction Design
Sound is an integral part of every user experience but a neglected medium in design disciplines. Design of an artifact's sonic qualities is often limited to the shaping of functional, representational, and signaling roles of sound. The interdisciplinary field of sonic interaction design (SID) challenges these prevalent approaches by considering sound as an active medium that can enable novel sensory and social experiences through interactive technologies. This book offers an overview of the...
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