## 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

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

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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## Real Algebraic Geometry

Real Algebraic Geometry (UNITEXT / La Matematica per il 3+2)

This book is concerned with one of the most fundamental questions of mathematics: the relationship between algebraic formulas and geometric images. At one of the first international mathematical congresses (in Paris in 1900), Hilbert stated a special case of this question in the form of his 16th problem (from his list of 23 problems left over from the nineteenth century as a legacy for the twentieth century). In spite of the...

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## Thermodynamics

This book differs from other thermodynamics texts in its objective which is to provide engineers with the concepts, tools, and experience needed to solve practical real-world energy problems. The presentation integrates computer tools (e.g., EES) with thermodynamic concepts to allow engineering students and practicing engineers to solve problems they would otherwise not be able to solve. The use of examples, solved and explained in detail, and supported with property diagrams that are drawn to...

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## Learning Statistics with R

"Learning Statistics with R" covers the contents of an introductory statistics class, as typically taught to undergraduate psychology students, focusing on the use of the R statistical software. Please be aware that this is version 0.3 of a work in progress. It has been 'published' at Lulu primarily for teaching purposes at the University of Adelaide: this book allows students to buy hard copies of the lecture notes that are more sturdy than the readers that the university printer produces, at...

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## Digital Dice

Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems (New in Paperback) (Princeton Puzzlers) Some probability problems are so difficult that they stump the smartest mathematicians. But even the hardest of these problems can often be solved with a computer and a Monte Carlo simulation, in which a random-number generator simulates a physical process, such as a million rolls of a pair of dice. This is what Digital Dice is all about: how to get numerical answers to difficult...

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## Ti-84 Plus Graphing Calculator For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Ti-84 Plus Graphing Calculator For Dummies (For Dummies (Math & Science)) Get up-to-speed on the functionality of your TI-84 Plus calculator Completely revised to cover the latest updates to the TI-84 Plus calculators, this bestselling guide will help you become the most savvy TI-84 Plus user in the classroom! Exploring the standard device, the updated device with USB plug and upgraded memory (the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition), and the upcoming color screen device, this book provides you with...

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## Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 8th Edition

A proven bestseller, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 8e gives you straightforward instruction, unrivaled accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples to help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to fully explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and begin gaining a conceptual understanding of statistics. They also take care to show you how having an understanding of statistical procedures will...

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## Statistics Plain and Simple, 3rd Edition

This straightforward, concise, conversational introduction to statistics presents a plain-and-simple overview of statistics that is sparing in its use of jargon. Readers develop a strong awareness of the interaction between statistical methods and research methods along with a solid working knowledge of basic statistical cautions in research design, an understanding of the concept of significance, and the critical thinking skills necessary to apply these ideas. Available with InfoTrac Student...

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## Statistical Data Analysis: A Practical Guide

Statistical Data Analysis: A Practical Guide (Woodhead Publishing India)Over the past decade, computer supported data analysis by statistical methods has been one of the fastest growth areas in chemometrics, biometrics and other related branches of natural, technical and social sciences. This has been particularly strongly supported by the development of exploratory data analysis, testing assumptions about data, model and statistical methods and computer intensive techniques. This book presents...

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## Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R

Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science & Data Analysis) Full of real-world case studies and practical advice, Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R focuses on four fundamental methods of multivariate exploratory data analysis that are most suitable for applications. It covers principal component analysis (PCA) when variables are quantitative, correspondence analysis (CA) and multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) when variables...

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## Introduction to Finite Element Analysis Using MATLAB and Abaqus

There are some books that target the theory of the finite element, while others focus on the programming side of things. Introduction to Finite Element Analysis Using MATLAB® and Abaqus accomplishes both. This book teaches the first principles of the finite element method. It presents the theory of the finite element method while maintaining a balance between its mathematical formulation, programming implementation, and application using commercial software. The computer implementation is...

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## Applied Parallel Computing

The book provides a practical guide to computational scientists and engineers to help advance their research by exploiting the superpower of supercomputers with many processors and complex networks. This book focuses on the design and analysis of basic parallel algorithms, the key components for composing larger packages for a wide range of applications.Table of ContentsChapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Performance Metrics and Models

Chapter 3. Hardware Systems

Chapter 4. Software...

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## The Insects: Structure and Function, 5th Edition

The Insects has been the standard textbook in the field since the first edition published over forty years ago. Building on the strengths of Chapman's original text, this long-awaited 5th edition has been revised and expanded by a team of eminent insect physiologists, bringing it fully up-to-date for the molecular era. The chapters retain the successful structure of the earlier editions, focusing on particular functional systems rather than taxonomic groups and making it easy for students to...

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## The Theory of Probability: Explorations and Applications

From classical foundations to advanced modern theory, this self-contained and comprehensive guide to probability weaves together mathematical proofs, historical context and richly detailed illustrative applications. A theorem discovery approach is used throughout, setting each proof within its historical setting and is accompanied by a consistent emphasis on elementary methods of proof. Each topic is presented in a modular framework, combining fundamental concepts with worked examples, problems...

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## Advanced Home Wiring: Updated 3rd Edition

Current with Codes through 2014

A carefully selected group of home wiring projects that goes beyond the basics of adding a receptacle or rewiring a lamp. With the information in this book you can take your skill in working with electrical systems to a new level. Projects include: adding a stand-alone, direct-current circuit powered by the sun; installing an automatic standby power system; replacing a main service panel; grounding and bonding your electrical system; installing a radiant...

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## Statistics for Aquaculture

Published in cooperation with the United States Aquaculture Society A strong background in statistics is essential for researchers in any scientific field in order to design experiments, survey research, analyze data, and present findings accurately. To date, there has been no single text to address these concepts in the context of aquaculture research. Statistics for Aquaculture fills that gap by providing user-friendly coverage of statistical principles and methods geared specifically toward...

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## Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry

Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) Quantum chemistry--a discipline that is not quite physics, not quite chemistry, and not quite applied mathematics--emerged as a field of study in the 1920s. It was referred to by such terms as mathematical chemistry, subatomic theoretical chemistry, molecular quantum mechanics, and chemical physics until the community agreed on the designation of quantum chemistry....

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## A Modern Theory of Random Variation

A Modern Theory of Random Variation: With Applications in Stochastic Calculus, Financial Mathematics, and Feynman Integration A ground-breaking and practical treatment of probability and stochastic processes A Modern Theory of Random Variation is a new and radical re-formulation of the mathematical underpinnings of subjects as diverse as investment, communication engineering, and quantum mechanics. Setting aside the classical theory of probability measure spaces, the book utilizes a...

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## Business and Scientific Workflows

Business and Scientific Workflows: A Web Service-Oriented Approach (IEEE Press Series on Systems Science and Engineering) Focuses on how to use web service computing and service-based workflow technologies to develop timely, effective workflows for both business and scientific fields Utilizing web computing and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Business and Scientific Workflows: A Web Service–Oriented Approach focuses on how to design, analyze, and deploy web service–based workflows for both...

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## Computational Number Theory and Modern Cryptography

Computational Number Theory and Modern Cryptography (Information Security (Wiley))

The only book to provide a unified view of the interplay between computational number theory and cryptography Computational number theory and modern cryptography are two of the most important and fundamental research fields in information security. In this book, Song Y. Yang combines knowledge of these two critical fields, providing a unified view of the relationships between computational number theory and...

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## Industrial Statistics with Minitab

Industrial Statistics with MINITAB demonstrates the use of MINITAB as a tool for performing statistical analysis in an industrial context. This book covers introductory industrial statistics, exploring the most commonly used techniques alongside those that serve to give an overview of more complex issues. A plethora of examples in MINITAB are featured along with case studies for each of the statistical techniques presented. Industrial Statistics with MINITAB:Provides comprehensive coverage of...

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## Bayesian Nonparametrics

Bayesian Nonparametrics (Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics)

Bayesian nonparametrics works - theoretically, computationally. The theory provides highly flexible models whose complexity grows appropriately with the amount of data. Computational issues, though challenging, are no longer intractable. All that is needed is an entry point: this intelligent book is the perfect guide to what can seem a forbidding landscape. Tutorial chapters by Ghosal, Lijoi and...

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## Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Ecosystem Managers

Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Ecosystem Managers: Simulation and Resampling (Statistics in Practice) Explores computer-intensive probability and statistics for ecosystem management decision making Simulation is an accessible way to explain probability and stochastic model behavior to beginners. This book introduces probability and statistics to future and practicing ecosystem managers by providing a comprehensive treatment of these two areas. The author presents a...

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