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Mathematics

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Textbook

Universal Algebra

Advanced Linear Algebra Bruce Cooperstein University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Starting with familiar concepts and slowly building to deeper results, this text focuses on vector spaces and the maps between them that preserve their structure (linear transformations). It discusses the structure theory of an operator, various topics on inner product spaces, and the trace and determinant functions of a linear operator. With many examples, exercises, and problems, the text also covers bilinear forms and explains the construction of tensor, symmetric, and exterior algebras. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K11457, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2966-0 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 364 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Fundamentals and Selected Topics Clifford Bergman

Algebra / Algebraic Geometry & Number Theory

Textbook

Iowa State University, Ames, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

Starting with the most basic notions, this text introduces all the key elements needed to read and understand current research in the field. The first part of the book focuses on core components, including subalgebras, congruences, lattices, direct and subdirect products, isomorphism theorems, clones, and free algebras. The second part covers topics that demonstrate the power and breadth of the subject, such as Jónsson’s lemma, finitely and nonfinitely based algebras, primal and quasiprimal algebras, Murskiĭ’s theorem, and directly representable varieties. Examples and exercises are included throughout the text. Catalog no. K12346, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5129-6 September 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 320 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Finite-Dimensional Linear Algebra

Algebraic Number Fields and Their Completions

Mark S. Gockenbach

Nancy Childress

Michigan Technological University, Houghton, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Arizona State University, Tempe, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This text provides a solid foundation for the study of advanced mathematics and covers many interesting applications of linear algebra. It demonstrates the vital role of linear algebra in combinatorics, differential equations, optimization, and approximation. The book discusses important concepts and methods from numerical linear algebra and contains exercises in each section, including some that can be solved using a computer package such as MATLAB®. Mini-projects encourage students to develop topics not covered in the text. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

This book integrates local and global theory to reflect a very modern view of algebraic number theory. This approach is used whenever possible to make the book as accessible as possible to readers with some background in abstract algebra. The author uses contemporary notation and includes numerous examples and end-of-chapter exercises. Suitable for a course on algebraic number theory or as background reading on class field theory, the book covers localization, ramification theory, norms, Minkowski theory, the unit group, cyclotomic fields, and Dedekind domains.

Catalog no. K10803, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1563-2 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 672 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £48.99

Catalog no. K12415, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5251-4 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Theory and Applications of Higher-Dimensional Hadamard Matrices

Algebraic Number Theory

Yi Xian Yang, Xin Xin Niu, and Cheng Qing Xu

Richard A. Mollin

Second Edition

Second Edition

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication, People’s Republic of China

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Drawing on the authors’ use of the Hadamard-related theory in several successful engineering projects, this book explores the applications and dimensions of Hadamard matrices. It covers classical two-dimensional Walsh and Hadamard matrices as well as new Hadamard designs based on dyadic addition sets. The authors describe applications of the n-dimensional Hadamard matrices of order 2. In a new section of the book, they explore the applications of higher-dimensional Hadamard matrices to the areas of telecommunications and information security.

Bringing the material up to date to reflect modern applications, this second edition has been completely rewritten and reorganized to incorporate a new style, methodology, and presentation. It offers a more complete and involved treatment of Galois theory, a more comprehensive section on Pollard’s cubic factoring algorithm, and more detailed explanations of proofs to provide a sound understanding of challenging material. This edition also studies binary quadratic forms and compares the ideal and form class groups.

Catalog no. K10942, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1807-7 March 2010, 7 x 10, 437 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

Catalog no. K12056, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4598-1 January 2011, 7 x 10, 442 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Algebraic Geometry & Number Theory / Algorithms & Complexity

Textbook

Computational Number Theory

Computer Network Time Synchronization

Edited by

The Network Time Protocol, Second Edition

Abhijit Das

David L. Mills

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

University of Delaware, Newark, USA

This text introduces the vast and fascinating area of computational number theory. It treats algorithms for common number-theoretic problems in an elementary fashion, eliminating the need for an extensive prerequisite of algebra and analysis. The GP/PARI calculator is used throughout to demonstrate the working of arithmetic algorithms. The book contains detailed examples illustrating almost every algorithmic concept discussed. It also includes practical applications of arithmetic algorithms in public-key cryptography. Every chapter ends with many exercises, and partial solutions are given in the appendix.

Written by the original developer of the NTP, this book speaks to the technological infrastructure of time dissemination, distribution, and synchronization, specifically the architecture, protocols, and algorithms of the NTP. The NTP has been active in one form or another for three decades on the public Internet and numerous private networks. The original 16 chapters from the first edition have been rewritten and updated with new material. Four new chapters have been added that cover new algorithms and previously uncovered concepts, including timekeeping in space missions.

Catalog no. K12950, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6615-3 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 500 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K10753, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1463-5 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 494 pp. Suggested Price: $125.95 / £80.99

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Lattice Basis Reduction

An Introduction to the LLL Algorithm and Its Applications Murray R. Bremner University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

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Patterns of Data Modeling Michael Blaha OMT Associates, Inc., Placida, Florida, USA

First realized in the 1980s by Lenstra, Lenstra, and Lovasz, the LLL algorithm improved upon the existing lattice reduction algorithm to solve integer linear programming problems and was later adapted for use in crypanalysis. This book provides an introduction to the theory and applications of lattice basis reduction and the LLL algorithm. With numerous examples and exercises, the text discusses various applications of lattice basis reduction to polynomial factorization, cryptography, number theory, and matrix canonical forms.

Helping readers avoid common mistakes and build better models, this is one of the first books to apply the popular patterns perspective to database systems and the data models that are used to design state-of-the-art, efficient database systems. With a focus on databases, the author provides detailed data model patterns as a basis for expertly building data models. He emphasizes how database representation sets the path for the software, determines its flexibility, affects its quality, and influences whether the software succeeds or fails.

Catalog no. K10358, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0702-6 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 332 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K11048, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1989-0 June 2010, 7 x 10, 261 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $49.95 / £31.99

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Rough Fuzzy Image Analysis Foundations and Methodologies Edited by

Sankar K. Pal Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Lectures on NX(p)

James F. Peters

Jean-Pierre Serre

Series: Research Notes in Mathematics

This book presents several basic techniques in algebraic geometry, group representations, number theory, ℓ-adic and standard cohomology, and modular forms. It explores how NX(p) varies with p when the family (X) of polynomial equations is fixed. The text examines the size and congruence properties of NX(p) and describes the ways in which it is computed. Along with covering open problems and offering simple, illustrative examples, the author presents various theorems, including the Chebotarev density theorem and the prime number theorem. Catalog no. K14408, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0192-8 November 2011, 6 x 9, 174 pp. Suggested Price: $39.95 / £25.99 Available in eBook

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Imaging Sciences

This volume fully reflects the diversity and richness of rough fuzzy image analysis. It first explains how fuzzy, near, and rough sets provide the basis for the stages of pictorial pattern recognition. The text then discusses hybrid approaches that combine fuzzy sets and rough sets in image analysis, illustrates how to perform image analysis using only rough sets, and describes tolerance spaces and a perceptual systems approach to image analysis. It also presents a free, downloadable implementation of near sets and covers applications in medical imaging. Catalog no. K10185, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0329-5 May 2010, 7 x 10, 266 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

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Textbook An Open Source Approach

Allen Tucker, Ralph Morelli, and Chamindra de Silva

Image and Video Processing in the Compressed Domain

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Innovations in Software Engineering and Software Development

Jayanta Mukhopadhyay

Written by experienced software developers and educators, this text immerses readers directly into an agile free and open source software (FOSS) development process. It focuses on the methodologies and goals that drive the development of FOSS, combining principles with real-world skill building, such as debugging, refactoring, and writing. The authors highlight the value of collaboration as a fundamental paradigm for software development and provide hands-on projects using real open source software. Numerous supporting materials are available on the book’s website.

Developing concepts from first principles, this book presents the fundamentals, properties, and applications of a variety of image transforms used in image and video compression. It introduces popular image and video compression algorithms, including JPEG2000 and MPEG-2, and elucidates the definitions and properties of various transforms, such as the DCT and DWT. The author discusses core image and video processing operations as well as other facets of compressed domain analysis, including editing, indexing, steganography, and watermarking. MATLAB® codes are included on a CD-ROM.

Catalog no. K10655, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1290-7 January 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 398 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K11443, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2935-6 March 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 280 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Complex Analysis with Applications to Flows and Fields

Metaharmonic Lattice Point Theory

L.M.B.C. Campos

Willi Freeden

Instituto Superior Technico, Lisboa, Portugal Series: Mathematical Physics for Science and Technology

Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

This book presents the theory of functions of a complex variable, from the complex plane to the calculus of residues to power series to conformal mapping. It gives the necessary mathematical background and physical principles to build models for technological and scientific purposes, showing how to formulate problems, justify the solutions, and interpret the results. The book explores numerous physical and engineering applications. It also provides the mathematical results to sufficiently justify the solution of these problems, eliminating the need to consult external references.

This work covers interrelated methods and tools of spherically oriented geomathematics and periodically reflected analytic number theory. It establishes multidimensional Euler and Poisson summation formulas corresponding to elliptic operators for the adaptive determination and calculation of formulas and identities of weighted lattice point numbers, in particular the nonuniform distribution of lattice points. The book presents multidimensional techniques for periodization, describes weighted lattice point and ball numbers in georelevant “potato-like” regions, and discusses radial and angular nonuniform lattice point distribution.

Catalog no. 71181, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7118-4 September 2010, 7 x 10, 1029 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal

Catalog no. K12862, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6184-4 May 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 472 pp. Suggested Price: $109.95 / £68.99 Available in eBook

Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance Edited by

Sankar K. Pal, Alfred Petrosino, and Lucia Maddalena

Algorithms & Complexity / Applied Mathematics

Software Development

Nonsmooth Mechanics and Convex Optimization

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security

Yoshihiro Kanno

Visual surveillance has become a key technology to use for security and safety. This book presents novel soft computing-based solutions to video surveillance problems and future trends. In a unified manner, it describes the basic concepts, theories, and algorithms that demonstrate how and why soft computing methodologies can be used in the solution of different surveillance problems. The text covers video sensors and data fusion processing, detection and recognition, video analytics and behavior, video archival and retrieval, advanced visualization tools, and security and safety applications.

Delving into both theoretical studies and numerical algorithms to provide a new perspective on the subject, this book addresses how linear, semidefinite, and second-order cone optimizations are applied to real-world problems in nonsmooth mechanics. It also covers complementarity problems, optimality conditions, Fenchel and Lagrangian dualities, and algorithms in optimization. The author explores working with many practical applications in structural engineering, including cable networks, membranes, masonry structures, contact problems, and plasticity.

Catalog no. K12673, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5684-0 January 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 339 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. 94238, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9423-7 April 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 445 pp. Suggested Price: $129.95 / £82.00

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University of Tokyo, Japan

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Pattern Theory

Thermostable Proteins

David Mumford

Srikanta Sen

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

TCG Life Sciences, Chembiotek, Kolkata, India

Agnès Desolneux

Lennart Nilsson

The Stochastic Analysis of Real-World Signals

Structural Stability and Design

Applied Mathematics

Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France

Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden

Pattern theory is a field in applied mathematics that analyzes all types of signals that the world presents to us. For each chapter, the authors present a real-world problem that consists of a class of signals that we want to model. They present the basic mathematical tools needed before moving into the model. The model is then compared with the original data. Each chapter ends with a set of exercises. Discussions of images include recognizing characters, textures, nature scenes, and human faces.

This book covers the basic structural, thermodynamic, and kinetic principles and molecular strategies for the adaptation to high temperatures revealed by structure analysis. It discusses the roles of fluctuations, hydration, and internal packing as well as enzymes with a particular industrial importance, such as subtilisin-like serine proteases. One extensive chapter is devoted to the present state of knowledge concerning structure-function relations and the origin of their structural stability. The book also presents computational and experimental approaches for the design of proteins with increased thermal stability based on sequences or 3D structures.

Catalog no. K00462, ISBN: 978-1-56881-579-4 August 2010, 6 x 9, 375 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £53.99 Available in eBook

Catalog no. K11781, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3913-3 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 187 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

Practical Rendering and Computation with Direct3D 11 Jason Zink, Matt Pettineo, and Jack Hoxley This guide provides a deep understanding of both the high and low level concepts related to using Direct3D 11. The first half of the book presents a conceptual introduction to Direct3D 11, discussing the Direct3D 11 rendering and computation pipelines, how they map to the underlying hardware, and all of the major components of the library. The second half of the text includes detailed examples of how to use Direct3D 11 in common rendering scenarios. Source code and sample programs are available on a supplementary website.

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Catalog no. K13207, ISBN: 978-1-56881-720-0 July 2011, 7-1/2 x 9-1/4, 648 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99

Transforms and Applications Handbook Third Edition Edited by

Alexander D. Poularikas The University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA

The new edition of this bestseller updates the original text with the mathematical transforms most frequently used by engineers and scientists. The text introduces signals and systems, including properties of the delta function along with some classical orthogonal functions. It then goes on to detail each transform chapter by chapter. Written by top experts, each chapter provides numerous examples and applications that clearly demonstrate each transform’s unique purpose and properties. New to this edition is coverage of fractional Fourier, multidimensional discrete unity, and Hilbert-Huang transforms. Catalog no. 66528, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6652-4 January 2010, 8-1/2 x 11, 911 pp. Suggested Price: $179.95 / £115.00 Available in eBook

Visual Cryptography and Secret Image Sharing Textbook

Edited by

Signals and Systems Laboratory with MATLAB®

Universita degli studi di Milano, Italy

Stelvio Cimato Ching-Nung Yang

Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece

National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan Series: Digital Imaging and Computer Vision

Developed as a textbook for the laboratory part of a signals and systems course, this book introduces students to theory through analytical examples implemented in MATLAB® code. Instead of using big M-files or author-written functions with comments, the commands are executed one-by-one at the MATLAB command prompt, and the results and comments are given side-by-side in two- or threecolumn tables. The text explains how to perform signals and systems analysis with MATLAB and study associated concepts while at the same time showing how to program in MATLAB.

This book covers an extensive range of topics related to visual cryptography techniques and secure image sharing solutions. It addresses sharing multiple secrets and visual cryptography schemes based on the probabilistic reconstruction of the secret image, including pictures in the distributed shares, contrast enhancement techniques, visual cryptography schemes based on different logical operations for combining shared images, cheating prevention, and the alignment problem for image shares. The book also describes practical applications, steganography, and authentication. Case studies demonstrate the effectiveness of the techniques.

Catalog no. K11500, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3055-0 August 2010, 7 x 10, 567 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Catalog no. K11685, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3721-4 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 545 pp. Suggested Price: $139.95 / £89.00

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Alex Palamides and Anastasia Veloni

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Textbook A Logical Approach

Textbook

Shiu-Kai Chin and Susan Older

Bijective Combinatorics

Syracuse University, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security

Nicholas A. Loehr Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This book equips readers with an access control logic they can use to specify and verify their security designs. The authors use a single access control logic based on a simple propositional modal logic. The first part of the book introduces the syntax and semantics of access control logic, basic access control concepts, and confidentiality and integrity policies. The second section covers access control in networks, delegation, protocols, and the use of cryptography. The third section focuses on hardware and virtual machines. The final part discusses confidentiality, integrity, and role-based access control.

Suitable for readers without prior background in algebra or combinatorics, this text presents a general introduction to enumerative and algebraic combinatorics that emphasizes bijective methods. It systematically develops the mathematical tools needed to analyze many combinatorial structures and solve enumeration problems. The book also delves into algebraic aspects of combinatorics, including formal power series, group actions, symmetric polynomials, and the combinatorial calculus of tableaux. It contains numerous worked examples and applications as well as nearly 1,000 exercises, many with solutions, hints, or partial answers.

Catalog no. C8628, ISBN: 978-1-58488-862-8 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 351 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

Catalog no. K12206, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4884-5 February 2011, 7 x 10, 612 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Combinatorics & Discrete Mathematics

Access Control, Security, and Trust

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Combinatorial Scientific Computing Algebraic Geometry in Cryptography

Edited by

San Ling, Huaxiong Wang, and Chaoping Xing

Olaf Schenk

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

University of Basel, Switzerland Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

Systematically addressing the many applications of algebraic geometry to cryptography and coding theory, this book demonstrates how to facilitate the new and fruitful connections between the two exciting areas of algebraic geometry and cryptography. It expounds on a wide range of applications such as secret sharing, authentication codes, key distributions, frameproof codes, signatures, and broadcast encryption. Each chapter illustrates the connections between algebraic geometry and various cryptographic topics and demonstrates how algebraic geometry is used.

This is the first book to provide an overview of combinatorial scientific computing (CSC). Bringing together a diverse group of researchers, it addresses many of the challenges faced in high-performance computing (HPC) by setting the stage for accelerated development and deployment of fundamental enabling technologies in HPC. The text focuses on load balancing and parallelization on high-performance computers, large-scale optimization, automatic differentiation of numerical simulation code, and sparse matrix software tools. It also discusses important software tools as well as special topics and applications.

Catalog no. C7946, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7946-3 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 356 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K11349, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2735-2 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 575 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Applications of Combinatorial Matrix Theory to Laplacian Matrices of Graphs

Combinatorics of Permutations

Jason J. Molitierno

Miklós Bóna

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

University of Florida, Gainesville, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This book presents results established over the past 30 years on the Laplacian matrix of graphs developed using combinatorial matrix theory. The author focuses on the spectrum of Laplacian matrices, the algebraic connectivity of graphs, associated eigenvectors of the Laplacian matrix, and submatrices of the Laplacian matrix. All of these topics illustrate how the properties of a matrix can give information about the associated graph and vice versa. The text also includes sources for each theorem.

A 2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, this text provides comprehensive coverage of permutations. The second edition features a new chapter on modeling genomes by using permutations. Along with new applications such as genome sorting, this edition includes a set of warm-up exercises to ease readers into a problem solving mode as well as new sections addressing the growth rate of permutation classes, permutation tableaux, superpatterns, and alternating subsequences. The text also discusses pattern avoidance, inversions, and linear orders.

Catalog no. K12933, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6337-4 January 2012, 7 x 10, 433 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Uwe Naumann RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Second Edition

Catalog no. K12299, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5051-0 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 480 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Group Theoretic Cryptography

Combinatorics & Discrete Mathematics

Discrete Mathematics Applied to QSAR and Beyond

Maria Isabel Vasco

Milan Randic Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Series: QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security

This book summarizes results related to chemical structures that go beyond molecular stability and energetics, addressing such topics as molecular similarity, QSAR, QSPR characterization of DNA and proteins, and DNA and protein alignment. Broad in scope, including bioinformatics topics and proteomics maps, the text presents an outline of molecular descriptors that considers aromaticity of benzenoid and nonbenzenoid compounds, properties of conjugated polymers, and stabilities of fullerenes.

This reference focuses on the specifics of using nonabelian groups in the field of cryptography. It provides an introduction to cryptography (mostly asymmetric) with a focus on group theoretic constructions, making it the first book to use this approach. The authors include all of the needed cryptographic and group theoretic concepts. They supply exercises at the end of each chapter, selected solutions in the back of the book, and suggestions for student projects that require the use of the computer or computer algebra systems.

Catalog no. K10330, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0662-3 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 350 pp. Suggested Price: $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. C8369, ISBN: 978-1-58488-836-9 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 320 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security

Discrete Structures with Contemporary Applications Alexander Stanoyevitch California State University–Dominguez Hills, Carson, USA

Reflecting many of the recent advances and trends in this area, this classroomtested text covers the core topics in discrete structures as outlined by the ACM and explores an assortment of novel applications, including simulations, genetic algorithms, probabilistic primality tests, public key cryptography, and coding theory. It presents algorithms in pseudo code and offers sample programs via the author’s website. The text also includes a wide variety of examples and exercises, including computer exercises that teach students how to write their own programs. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

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Catalog no. K10918, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1768-1 January 2011, 7 x 10, 1002 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £44.99 Available in eBook

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Spyros Magliveras and Rainer Steinwandt

Edited by

Burton Rosenberg University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security

This useful handbook elucidates the theory and techniques of cryptography and illustrates how to establish and maintain security under the framework of financial cryptography. It applies various cryptographic techniques to auctions, electronic voting, micropayment systems, digital rights, financial portfolios, routing networks, and more. The book describes systems that work together to protect value or enable transactions; presents theories and technologies dealing with trust, risk, and privacy that establish the global identity of objects and users; and explores how human factors, law, and regulations are crucial to the successful deployment of financial cryptography. Catalog no. C5981, ISBN: 978-1-4200-5981-6 August 2010, 7 x 10, 631 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

Textbook

Graphs & Digraphs Fifth Edition

Handbook of Product Graphs Second Edition

Richard Hammack, Wilfried Imrich, and Sandi Klavžar

Gary Chartrand, Linda Lesniak, and Ping Zhang

Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This student-friendly, classroom-tested text remains the consummate introduction to graph theory. Nearly 50 percent longer than its bestselling predecessor, this edition reorganizes the material and presents many new topics, including graph minors, perfect graphs, chromatic polynomials, nowhere-zero flows, flows in networks, degree sequences, toughness, list colorings, and list edge colorings. It also contains new examples, figures, and applications; expanded historical discussions of well-known mathematicians and problems; and more than 300 new exercises. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

This handbook examines the dichotomy between the structure of products and their subgraphs. It also features the design of efficient algorithms that recognize products and their subgraphs and explores the relationship between graph parameters of the product and factors. Extensively revised and expanded, this second edition presents full proofs of many important results as well as up-to-date research and conjectures. It illustrates applications of graph products in several areas and contains well over 300 exercises. Supplementary material is available on the book’s website.

Catalog no. K11263, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2627-0 October 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 598 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £49.99

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An Introduction to Combinatorics, Second Edition

Introduction to Cryptography with Open-Source Software

R.B.J.T. Allenby and Alan Slomson

Alasdair McAndrew

University of Leeds, UK Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Completely revised, this text shows how to solve numerous classic and other interesting combinatorial problems. The authors present proofs of key results as well as numerous worked examples. This second edition includes seven new chapters that cover occupancy problems, Stirling and Catalan numbers, graph theory, trees, Dirichlet’s pigeonhole principle, Ramsey theory, and rook polynomials. It also contains 450 paired exercises, along with a full solution to one of the exercises in each pair. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

This text illustrates algorithms and cryptosystems using examples and the open-source computer algebra system of Sage. It enables students to run their own programs and develop a deep and solid understanding of the mechanics of cryptography. The author, a noted educator in the field, covers the methods, algorithms, and applications of modern cryptographic systems. He provides a highly practical learning experience by progressing at a gentle pace, keeping mathematics at a manageable level, and including numerous end-of-chapter exercises.

Catalog no. C8260, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8260-9 August 2010, 7 x 10, 444 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £34.99

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RC4 Stream Cipher and Its Variants

W.D. Wallis

Goutam Paul

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA

Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

J.C. George

Subhamoy Maitra

Gordon College, Barnesville, Georgia, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This introduction presents approaches for solving counting and structural questions. It provides basic information on sets, proof techniques, enumeration, and graph theory. It covers important families of functions as well as coding theory and design theory. The authors also explore the interaction between linear algebra and combinatorics. They include exercises and problems in each chapter, with some solutions at the back of the book. Traditional problems are often illustrated with modern examples, such as digital music tracks, and Maple™, Mathematica®, and other technological tools are discussed where appropriate.

RC4 Stream Cipher and Its Variants is the first book to fully cover the popular software stream cipher RC4. With extensive expertise in stream cipher cryptanalysis and RC4 research, the authors focus on the analysis and design issues of RC4. They also explore variants of RC4 and the eSTREAM finalist HC-128. The text introduces basic concepts, such as private/public key cryptosystems and block/stream ciphers, before covering advanced material. It includes open research problems in each chapter and offers a comprehensive bibliography of RC4 literature.

Catalog no. K10310, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0622-7 September 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 397 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

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Introduction to Cryptography with Mathematical Foundations and Computer Implementations

Transcendental and Generalized Functions with Applications to Solids and Fluids

Alexander Stanoyevitch

L.M.B.C. Campos

California State University–Dominguez Hills, Carson, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Instituto Superior Technico, Lisboa, Portugal Series: Mathematical and Physics for Science and Technology

This self-contained introduction delineates cryptographic concepts in chronological order, developing the mathematics as needed. It includes numerous examples and exercises, along with computer implementation sections that guide readers through the process of writing their own programs. Detailed solutions to many of the exercises can be found in the appendices while a solutions manual is available for qualifying instructors. A supporting website provides an extensive set of sample programs as well as downloadable platform-independent applet pages for some core programs and algorithms.

Unifying applied mathematics, physics, and engineering, this book looks at how generalized functions are used in physics and engineering applications. It provides a comprehensive overview of numerous mathematical models in generalized functions with many applications to solids and fluids that are particularly relevant in aerospace and mechanical engineering. The author, one of Europe’s leading applied mathematicians, presents the laws of physics to formulate problems, mathematical methods to solve them, and examples of the interpretation of results.

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Understanding Physics and Physical Chemistry Using Formal Graphs Eric Vieil

Differential Equations & Nonlinearity 10

LEPMI, St. Martin d’Heres, France

This book introduces a new graphs-based language called Formal Graphs for representing the mathematical equations found in a large number of scientific domains, including mechanics, physical chemistry, dynamics, solid state physics, rheology, surface energy, electrochemistry, and chemical reactivity. This elementary approach consists of drawing links and nodes on a graph, instead of writing algebraic equations. The graphs encourage a visual, unified comprehension of the relationships between physical concepts and variables, properties, and operators. Catalog no. 8612X, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8612-6 December 2011, 7 x 10, 817 pp. Suggested Price: $159.95 / £99.00

Discovering Evolution Equations with Applications Volume 1-Deterministic Equations Mark A. McKibben Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics and Nonlinear Science

With many concrete examples and questions, this book provides an engaging, accessible account of core theoretical results of evolution equations in a way that gradually builds intuition and culminates in exploring active research. Developing all necessary prerequisite material, it gives nonspecialists the foundation to understand what evolution equations are and how to work with them in various areas of practice. The book covers 35 different models spanning chemical kinetics, pharmacokinetics, neural networks, chemotaxis, mathematical physics, beam dynamics, aeroelasticity, infectious disease epidemiology, combustion, and environmental issues. Catalog no. C9207, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9207-3 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 466 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99 Available in eBook

Applications of Lie Groups to Difference Equations Vladimir Dorodnitsyn

Dynamics of the Chemostat

Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow, Russia Series: Differential and Integral Equations and Their Applications

A Bifurcation Theory Approach

This guide presents methods and results in a new area of application of Lie groups to difference equations, difference meshes (lattices), and difference functional. It is perhaps the first book to provide a systematic construction of invariant difference schemes for nonlinear differential equations. A substantial part of the text is concerned with conservation laws and first integrals for difference models. The book also includes dozens of examples of invariant schemes and meshes for physics and mechanics.

Based on the authors’ extensive work in this field, this book explores the use of bifurcation theory to analyze the static and dynamic behavior of the chemostat. It presents a systematic, simple, and unified mathematical framework using singularity theory and bifurcation techniques. The authors cover a variety of case studies ranging from simple microbial growth to dynamics of interacting species to dynamics with product formation. They also address the connections between the design and control of the chemostat within the framework of singularity theory.

Catalog no. C3090, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8309-5 December 2010, 7 x 10, 344 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

Abdelhamid Ajbar and Khalid Alhumaizi King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Differential Equations with Maxima Drumi D. Bainov Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Fourier Series in Several Variables with Applications to Partial Differential Equations Victor L. Shapiro

Snezhana G. Hristova Plovdiv University, Bulgaria Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

University of California, Riverside, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics and Nonlinear Science

Differential equations with “maxima”—differential equations that contain the maximum of the unknown function over a previous interval—adequately model real-world processes whose present state significantly depends on the maximum value of the state on a past time interval. This book guides readers toward further investigations and applications of these equations for a more accurate study of real-world problems. It explains how to find solutions to initial value and boundary value problems as well as how to study stability and oscillatory properties of solutions.

This work illustrates the value of Fourier series methods in solving difficult nonlinear PDEs. Using these methods, the author presents results for stationary Navier-Stokes equations, nonlinear reaction-diffusion systems, and quasilinear elliptic PDEs and resonance theory. He also establishes the connection between multiple Fourier series and number theory, presents the periodic Cα-theory of Calderon and Zygmund, and explores the extension of Fatou’s famous work on antiderivatives and nontangential limits to higher dimensions. The importance of surface spherical harmonic functions is emphasized throughout.

Catalog no. K13055, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6757-0 April 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 312 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

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Theory, Applications, and Computation Prem K. Kythe University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics and Nonlinear Science

This self-contained text provides a sufficient theoretical basis to understand Green’s function method, which is used to solve initial and boundary value problems involving linear ODEs and PDEs. It presents a variety of approaches, including classical and general variations of parameters, Wronskian method, Bernoulli’s separation method, integral transform method, method of images, conformal mapping method, and interpolation method. The text also covers applications of Green’s functions and contains numerous examples and exercises from diverse areas of mathematics, applied science, and engineering. Catalog no. K11855, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4008-5 January 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 382 pp. Suggested Price: $119.95 / £76.99 Available in eBook

Multiparameter Eigenvalue Problems

Solution Techniques for Elementary Partial Differential Equations Second Edition

Christian Constanda University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematics

With many new worked examples and exercises, this popular text presents some of the most important and widely used methods for solving PDEs. Along with a new chapter on complex variable methods, this edition includes new sections on Cauchy–Euler equations, Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials, spherical harmonics, applications of Fourier transformations, and general hyperbolic equations. It lists additional mathematical models based on PDEs and shows how the methods of separation of variables and eigenfunction expansion work for equations other than heat, wave, and Laplace. Ancillary materials are available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K10569, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1139-9 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 343 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $69.95 / £24.99

Stable Solutions of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations Louis Dupaigne

F.V. Atkinson and Angelo B. Mingarelli

University Picardie Jules, Amiens, France Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs and Surveys in Pure and Applied Mathematics

One of the masters in the differential equations community, the late F.V. Atkinson contributed seminal research to multiparameter spectral theory and Sturm-Liouville theory for more than 40 years. His ideas and techniques have long inspired researchers and continue to stimulate discussion. With the help of co-author Angelo B. Mingarelli, this book reflects much of Dr. Atkinson’s final work. It covers the full multiparameter theory as applied to second-order linear equations and considers the spectral theory of multiparameter problems for regular and singular cases. Examples are illustrated using Maple™.

A self-contained presentation of the notion of stability in PDEs, this book discusses the central questions of regularity and classification of stable solutions. For specialists, the book summarizes the most recent developments of the theory, such as nonlocal and higher-order equations. For beginners, it explains the fine versions of the maximum principle, the standard regularity theory for linear elliptic equations, and the fundamental functional inequalities commonly used in the field. The text also covers the inverse-square potential and submanifolds of Euclidean space.

Catalog no. K10834, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1622-6 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 301 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

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Uncertain Dynamical Systems

Sturm-Liouville Theory

Ordinary Differential Equations Applications, Models, and Computing

Stability and Motion Control A.A. Martynyuk Institute of Mechanics, Kiev, Ukraine

Charles E. Roberts, Jr. Indiana State University, Terre Haute, USA Series: Textbooks in Mathematics

Yu. A. Martynyuk

Bringing the computer into the classroom, this text emphasizes the use of computer software in teaching linear and nonlinear differential equations and systems. Along with discussing fundamental existence, uniqueness, and continuation theorems, it includes numerical case studies that highlight possible pitfalls when computing a numerical solution without first considering the appropriate theory. Requiring no prior knowledge of programming languages, the text shows how to solve various mathematical models and includes a CD-ROM with software programs. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

A concise review of current research developments, this self-contained book provides systematic instructive analysis of uncertain systems of the following types: ODEs, impulsive equations, equations on time scales, singularly perturbed differential equations, and set differential equations. Each chapter contains new conditions of stability of unperturbed motion of the above-mentioned type of equations, along with some applications. Without assuming specific knowledge of uncertain dynamical systems, the book includes many fundamental facts about dynamical behavior of its solutions.

Catalog no. K11006, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1908-1 April 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 600 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £48.99

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Green’s Functions and Linear Differential Equations

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College Geometry A Unified Development David C. Kay University of North Carolina, Ashville, USA (retired) Series: Textbooks in Mathematics

Stephen Lovett Wheaton College, Illinois, USA

Geometry

Connecting fundamental geometric ideas to advanced geometry, this text unifies Euclidean, elliptic, and hyperbolic geometry within an axiomatic framework. It covers topological shapes of geometric objects and includes more than 700 carefully crafted problems. Numerous examples show how geometry has real and far-reaching implications. The author approaches every topic as a fresh, new concept and carefully defines and explains geometric principles. He also offers instructions on specific experiments using the Geometer’s Sketchpad software. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Requiring only prior knowledge of multivariable calculus and linear algebra, this book introduces classical differential geometry of curves and surfaces and proceeds seamlessly to the modern theory of manifolds. The first part introduces the local and global theories of plane and space curves. The book then studies the extrinsic and intrinsic geometry of regular surfaces, including the Theorema Egregium and the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. The final chapters develop the notion of a differentiable manifold, study Riemannian manifolds, and conclude with applications of manifolds to physics.

Catalog no. K11008, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1911-1 June 2011, 7 x 10, 652 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Combinatorics of Spreads and Parallelisms Norman L. Johnson University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

Along with the author’s other three books, this text forms a solid, comprehensive account of the complete theory of the geometries that are connected with translation planes in intricate ways. It covers all known finite and infinite parallelisms, including many new examples, as well as the planes comprising them. The book also presents a complete analysis of general spreads and partitions of vector spaces that provide groups enabling the construction of subgeometry partitions of projective spaces. More information on the author’s related books can be found at www.crcpress.com.

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Differential Geometry of Manifolds

Catalog no. K11024, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1946-3 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 664 pp. Suggested Price: $209.95 / £134.00

Divide Spheres

Geodesics and the Orderly Subdivision of the Sphere Edward S. Popko This well-illustrated book is the first comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the mathematics of Buckminster Fuller’s invention of the geodesic dome fifty years ago, which paved the way for a flood of practical applications in construction and other areas. Geodesic applications now encompass everything from product and packaging design, civil engineering, virology, nanotechnology, computer graphics, climate modeling, supercomputer architecture, wireless mobile networks, virtual reality gaming, astronomy, and computer-aided design (CAD). Catalog no. K14517, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0429-5 May 2012, 6 x 9, 500 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99 Available in eBook

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Elements of Differential Topology

Stephen Lovett

Anant R. Shastri

Wheaton College, Illinois, USA

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Assuming only multivariable calculus and linear algebra, this textbook culminates with the celebrated Gauss-Bonnet theorem and applications to spherical and hyperbolic geometry. Each section includes exercises that range from straightforward to challenging. Online interactive computer graphics applets coordinated with each section form an integral part of the exposition. The applets allow teachers and students to investigate and manipulate curves and surfaces to develop intuition and to analyze geometric phenomena.

Exploring the vast and elegant theories in topology, this text ensures a smooth transition from calculus-level mathematical maturity to the level required to understand abstract manifolds and topology. It begins with differential and integral calculus, leads readers through the intricacies of manifold theory, and concludes with discussions on algebraic topology, algebraic/differential geometry, and Lie groups. Exercises are included in each chapter, with solutions and hints at the back of the book.

Catalog no. K00382, ISBN: 978-1-56881-456-8 March 2010, 7-3/8 x 9-1/4, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $51.95 / £32.99

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Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®

An Illustrated Introduction to Topology and Homotopy

From Theory to Experiments Sumanta Guha

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, and Animation

This text explores the beauty of topology and homotopy theory in a direct, engaging, and accessible manner while illustrating the power of the theory through many, often surprising, applications. It uses a combination of rigorous arguments and extensive illustrations to facilitate an understanding of the material. The author covers basic topology, ranging from the axioms of topology to proofs of important theorems. He also discusses the classification of compact, connected manifolds, ambient isotopy, and knots, which leads to coverage of homotopy theory.

Equally emphasizing theory and practice, this book provides an understanding not only of the principles of 3D computer graphics, but also the use of the OpenGL API to program 3D applications. It includes 140 programs with 200 experiments based on them as well as 600 exercises, 100 worked examples, and nearly 600 color illustrations. A solutions manual and test bank are available upon qualifying course adoption. Source code, installation guides, the book’s figures, and an interactive discussion forum can be found at www.sumantaguha.com.

Catalog no. K12145, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4814-2 June 2012, 7 x 10, 500 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Sasho Kalajdzievski

Sobolev Inequalities, Heat Kernels under Ricci Flow, and the Poincaré Conjecture

Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation Zhengming Wang, Dongyun Yi, Xiaojun Duan, Jing Yao, and Defeng Gu

University of California, Riverside, USA

National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, People’s Republic of China Series: Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making

This book introduces the field of analysis on Riemann manifolds and uses the tools of Sobolev imbedding and heat kernel estimates to study Ricci flows with surgeries. It first discusses Sobolev inequalities in various settings. The text then explores several applications and ramifications, such as heat kernel estimates, Perelman’s W entropies and Sobolev inequality with surgeries, and the proof of Hamilton’s little loop conjecture with surgeries. Using these tools, the author presents a unified approach to the Poincaré conjecture that clarifies and simplifies Perelman’s original proof.

Drawing on the authors’ first-hand experiences, this book discusses the theories, methods, and application techniques of measurement data mathematical modeling and parameter estimation. It builds a bridge between mathematical theory and engineering practice in the measurement data processing field so that theoretical researchers and technical engineers can communicate effectively. With abundant illustrations, tables, examples, and exercises, this practical book illustrates the application of the mathematical theory to measurement and control engineering.

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Wavelet Subdivision Methods

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Charles Chui

Simulation of Dynamic Systems with MATLAB® and Simulink®

Qi S. Zhang

GEMS for Rendering Curves and Surfaces Stanford University, California, and University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA

Johan de Villiers

Second Edition

Harold Klee and Randal Allen

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Keeping mathematical derivations at an elementary level without sacrificing mathematical rigor, this book shows how to apply bottom-up wavelet algorithms to curve and surface editing. It covers both subdivision and wavelet analysis for generating and editing parametric curves and surfaces of desirable geometric shapes. The authors present their own novel wavelet subdivision schemes, cover subdivision schemes for parametric curve rendering, and extend curve subdivision to parametric surface rendering. Plenty of illustrative examples and over 300 endof-chapter exercises help explain the algorithms and concepts.

Employing the widely adopted MATLAB® and Simulink® software packages, this book offers the scientific and engineering communities integrated coverage of continuous simulation and the essential prerequisites in one resource. The text takes readers through the process of converting a mathematical model of a continuous or discrete system into a simulation model, exploring source code implementation to convey the dynamic behavior of systems. Also useful as a professional reference, the second edition expands coverage of common nonlinearities and introduces the Kalman filter.

Catalog no. K10613, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1215-0 August 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 479 pp. Suggested Price: $72.95 / £45.99

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Biological Computation

Dynamical Models in Medicine

Ehud Lamm

Yang Kuang

Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

Ron Unger

John Nagy

Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Scottsdale Community College, Arizona, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

A unified overview of computer science ideas inspired by biology, Biological Computation presents the most fundamental and significant concepts in this area. In the book, readers discover profound ideas about computer science through biological examples, such as the use of DNA for performing computations and how evolution solves optimization problems. Each chapter explores the biological background, describes the computational techniques, gives examples of applications, discusses possible variants of the techniques, and includes exercises and solutions.

This self-contained book focuses on three categories of disease: cancer, viral, and dynamic. It discusses the medical and biological background of these diseases, specific issues for modeling, and existing methods and their limitations. The text introduces mathematical and programming tools, along with analytical and numerical studies of models. It provides end-of-chapter exercises and projects, hints and answers to selected problems at the back of the book, and a supplementary website with lecture notes, homework problems, useful computer programs, and other reference material.

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Cell Mechanics

From Single Scale-Based Models to Multiscale Modeling

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Michael Small

Arnaud Chauvière, Luigi Preziosi, and Claude Verdier Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

This book brings together insight and research on mechanical, mathematical, physical, and biological approaches for simulating the behavior of cells, specifically tumor cells. It illustrates how phenomena occurring at various scales can be modeled and coupled to account for multiscale aspects. The text links subcellular effects to cellular properties, covers the modeling of cell migration and multicellular systems, and examines cell interactions with the environment, such as the rolling motion of leukocytes on a vessel wall.

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Catalog no. C4548, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9454-1 January 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 482 pp. Suggested Price: $125.95 / £80.99 Available in eBook

Dynamics of Biological Systems Hong Kong Polytechnic University Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

With exercises and projects in each chapter, this classroom-tested text shows how to apply a variety of mathematical and computational techniques to model and analyze the temporal and spatial phenomena of biological systems. The mathematical models and computer simulations offer insight into cardiac pacemakers, artificial electrical defibrillation, pandemics, pattern formation, flocking behavior, the interaction of autonomous agents, and hierarchical and structured network topologies. MATLAB® implementations of algorithms and case studies are available on the author’s website. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K12463, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5336-8 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 284 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

Computational Hydrodynamics of Capsules and Biological Cells Edited by

C. Pozrikidis

Epilepsy

The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

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A roadmap to computational cellular mechanics and biofluiddynamics, this volume provides a rigorous introduction to the fundamental concepts, mathematical formulation, alternative approaches, and predictions of this evolving field. It covers advanced numerical methods for simulating the motion of rigid particles (platelets) and the flow-induced deformation of liquid capsules and cells enclosed by viscoelastic membranes. Offering MATLAB® and other data on the book’s website, the book compares solutions produced by different numerical approaches and assesses the efficiency of alternative formulations.

Integrating the studies of epilepsy, neurosciences, computational neurosciences, mathematics, physics, engineering, and medicine, this volume provides the first means to a clear, structured, and enriching multidisciplinary perspective for developing students, researchers, and clinicians in the field of epilepsy. The text gives up-to-date information on the state of current research, possible future research, and clinical directions in the fields of epilepsy and seizure dynamics. Clear illustrations illustrate the patterns of brain electrophysiology and behavioral manifestations. Extensive references in each chapter enhance further study.

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Ivan Osorio, Hitten P. Zaveri, Mark G. Frei, and Susan Arthurs

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Feedback Control in Systems Biology Carlo Cosentino

Edited by

Thomas S. Deisboeck Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Georgios S. Stamatakos

University of Catanzaro, Italy

Declan Bates University of Exeter, UK

Filling the need for a text on control theory for systems biologists, this selfcontained, easy-to-follow book explains how feedback control concepts can be applied to systems biology. Each chapter introduces key topics and case studies that explore applications in cellular and molecular biology. The authors cover tools and techniques for the analysis of linear and nonlinear systems, negative and positive feedback, robustness analysis methods, techniques for the reverseengineering of biological interaction networks, and the analysis of stochastic biological control systems. Catalog no. K10870, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1690-5 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 296 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Greece Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

With contributions from some of the top in silico modeling groups in the United States and Europe, this work discusses the scientific and technical expertise necessary to conduct innovative cancer modeling research across scales. It presents modeling methods and results at the forefront of cancer simulation at all levels of biocomplexity and explains how combinations of multilevel cancer models can enhance our understanding and optimize treatment. The book explores computational cancer research from hypothesis generation and cross-scale data integration to patient-specific prognosis and treatment. Catalog no. K10739, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1440-6 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 484 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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An Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Applications to Biology Second Edition

The Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes Edited by

Micah M. Murray CIBM, Lausanne, Switzerland

Linda J.S. Allen

Mark T. Wallace

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

Focusing on discrete and continuous time Markov chains and continuous time and state Markov processes, this text presents the basic theory of stochastic processes necessary to understand and apply stochastic methods to biological problems. This edition contains a new chapter on stochastic differential equations that extends basic theory to multivariate processes. Along with additional references, it now includes examples and exercises from cellular and molecular biology and doubles the number of exercises and MATLAB® programs at the end of each chapter. Catalog no. K10993, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1882-4 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 490 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £39.99 Available in eBook

Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Series: Frontiers in Neuroscience

Using the full palette of modern brain imaging and neuroscience methods, this volume details the current understanding in the neural bases for perception and performance phenomena as studied across species, stages of development, and clinical statuses. Topics discussed include anatomy, neurophysiological bases and how multisensory stimuli can dramatically change the encoding processes for sensory information, combinatorial principles and modeling, development and plasticity, clinical manifestations, how perception and action are affected by altered sensory experience, and attention and spatial representations. Catalog no. K10614, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1217-4 August 2011, 7 x 10, 809 pp. Suggested Price: $149.95 / £95.00 Available in eBook

Methods in Brain Connectivity Inference through Multivariate Time Series Analysis Edited by

Koichi Sameshima and Luiz Antonio Baccala University Sao Paulo, Brazil Series: Frontiers in Neuroengineering

Advanced Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering Second Edition

This book addresses the use of time series data in brain connectivity interference studies in clinical, behavioral, and experimental neurosciences. The text incorporates multidisciplinary work in applied mathematics, statistics, and animal and human experiments at the forefront of using time series analysis approaches, which offer information into how brain areas effectively interact. Each contributor provides codes and data examples to back up their methodological descriptions, providing readers with hands-on insight into each proposed method and an appreciation of their merits and limitations. Catalog no. K12042, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4572-1 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 480 pp. Suggested Price: $159.95 / £99.00 Available in eBook

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S.I. Hayek Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

This update of a best-selling text presents methods of applied mathematics that address physical problems in science and engineering. Along with new appendices on vector algebra, calculus, and matrix algebra, this edition incorporates a new chapter that offers an extensive treatment of numerical methods. The author provides a complete treatment of ODEs and PDEs, covers Green’s functions for unbounded and bounded media, and explores self-adjoint systems and orthogonal series. Numerous examples illustrate the solution methods, and answers to the end-of-chapter problems are included at the back of the book. Catalog no. C1977, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8197-8 June 2010, 7 x 10, 866 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00

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Multiscale Cancer Modeling

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Algebraic and Stochastic Coding Theory Dave K. Kythe

Thermomechanics, Physics, Mathematics, and Numerics

Ernst & Young LLP, Moorpark, California, USA

Gérard A. Maugin

Prem K. Kythe

Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France Series: Modern Mechanics and Mathematics

University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Mathematics for Engineers

This book examines recent theoretical developments and technical topics in coding theory. Numerous examples explain the underlying principles in coding theory. The text proves and illustrates the results with examples that detail that construction of the codes. The authors provide a clear, detailed description of each code and discuss its applications as well as advantages and disadvantages. They also present historical developments and simplify mathematical theory, with exercises in most chapters. Topics covered include belief propagation, distributions, finite fields, bounds, and Golay codes. Catalog no. K13864, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8181-1 February 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 508 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

This book presents the general framework for configurational forces and covers a range of applications in engineering and condensed matter physics. The author provides examples of standard linear and nonlinear, recoverable, and thermodynamically irreversible behaviors. He also presents applications of shock waves, phase-transition fronts, and metallurgy problems involving a multitude of phases; covers complex cases that frequently occur in contemporary continuum mechanics, such as polar materials, solid–fluid mixtures, and electromagnetic deformable media of different types; and gives a variety of examples based on generalized continuum mechanics. Catalog no. K12064, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4612-4 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 562 pp. Suggested Price: $125.95 / £80.99 Available in eBook

Communication Systems Modeling and Simulation

Delaunay Mesh Generation

K.C. Raveendranathan

Siu-Wing Cheng, Tamal K. Dey, and Jonathan Shewchuk

Using MATLAB® and Simulink®

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Configurational Forces

Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvanathapuram, India

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer & Information Science

This is probably the first book that employs the technique of simulation experiments as a means of reinforcing the basic concepts of communication theory. Suitable as a supplement to any standard undergraduate textbook, the book takes a practical approach employing modeling and simulation for a thorough assimilation of the subject. The introductory chapters provide an overview of computer simulation and MATLAB® programming concepts. The book then presents communications concepts in the traditional manner as well as with appropriate simulations in MATLAB/Simulink®.

Going beyond, yet thoroughly rooted to theory, this book provides a comprehensive look at the algorithms that can produce quality Delaunay meshes through a paradigm called the Delaunay refinement. The authors describe meshing algorithms that can be built on the Delaunay refinement paradigm along with the involved mathematical analysis. In addition to introducing the theoretical foundation of meshing, the text discusses practical issues associated with the use of these algorithms and explores new developments in guaranteed meshing. The book also includes pseudo code and downloadable computer programs for meshing.

Catalog no. K13870, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8190-3 September 2011, 7-1/4 x 9-1/2, 448 pp. Suggested Price: $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. C7303, ISBN: 978-1-58488-730-0 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Computational Materials Science An Introduction

A First Course in Differential Equations, Modeling, and Simulation

June Gunn Lee

Carlos A. Smith and Scott W. Campbell

Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, South Korea

University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

A much-needed practical introduction for nonspecialists and newcomers to the field, this text covers the essentials of computational science and explains how computational tools and techniques, such as molecular dynamics and firstprinciples methods, work to help solve materials science problems. It focuses on the electronic structure level of nuclei and electrons and the atomistic/molecular level. Along with numerous worked examples, references, and homework problems, the book presents exercises that employ XMD, LAMMPS, and VASP computer programs. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Emphasizing a practical approach for engineers and scientists, this text avoids overly theoretical explanations and shows readers how differential equations are derived by applying basic physical principles and experimental observations to engineering systems. This resource also covers classical methods for obtaining the analytical solution of differential equations and Laplace transforms. The authors discuss how these equations describe mathematical systems and how to use software to solve sets of equations in which analytical solutions cannot be determined. Numerical values are provided in all examples and problems.

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Catalog no. K11634, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3616-3 September 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 302 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K12318, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5087-9 May 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 345 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Linear Algebra and Probability for Computer Science Applications

Hwi Kim, Junghyun Park, and Byoungho Lee

Ernest Davis

Most available books on computational electrodynamics are focused on FDTD, FEM, or other specific techniques developed in microwave engineering. Coauthored by a well-known expert in the field, this book is a complete guide to the principles and detailed mathematics of the up-to-date Fourier modal method of optical analysis. It takes readers through the implementation of MATLAB® codes for practical modeling of well-known and promising nanophotonic structures. The authors also address the limitations of the Fourier modal method.

Taking a computer scientist’s point of view, this classroom-tested text introduces linear algebra and probability theory, including some basic aspects of statistics. It discusses examples of applications from a wide range of areas of computer science, including computer graphics, computer vision, robotics, natural language processing, web search, machine learning, statistical analysis, game playing, graph theory, scientific computing, decision theory, coding, cryptography, network analysis, data compression, and signal processing. It includes an extensive discussion of MATLAB® and contains numerous MATLAB exercises and programming assignments.

Catalog no. 88386, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8838-0 February 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 256 pp. Suggested Price: $169.95 / £103.00 Available in eBook

Handbook of Industrial Engineering

Equations, Formulas, and Calculations Adedeji B. Badiru Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Olufemi A. Omitaomu

Catalog no. K14397, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0155-3 May 2012, 7-1/2 x 9-1/4, 350 pp. Suggested Price: $59.95 / £39.95

Mathematical Foundations for Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA Series: Industrial Innovation

Edited by

Industrial engineering practitioners don’t have to be computational experts. They just have to know where to get the computational resources that they need. This book provides access to computational resources needed by industrial engineers. Each section focuses on a particular specialization area of industrial engineering. These include basic and engineering math, production engineering, engineering economics, ergonomics, systems and data engineering, project engineering, and simulation and statistical calculations. The book elucidates the underlying equations that facilitate the understanding required to improve design processes.

This text describes mathematical concepts and results important in the design, analysis, and optimization of signal processing algorithms, modern communication systems, and networks. It offers a comprehensive overview of methods and applications from linear algebra, numerical analysis, statistics, probability, stochastic processes, and optimization. The book presents the necessary prerequisites and includes examples, homework problems, and references in each chapter. Teaching materials are accessible on the book’s web page, and a solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. 76272, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7627-1 September 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 454 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00

Catalog no. K12570, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5513-3 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 842 pp. Suggested Price: $139.95 / £89.00

Erchin Serpedin, and Thomas Chen, and Dinesh Rajan

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Interactive Dynamic-System Simulation Second Edition

MATLAB® Primer

Granino A. Korn

Eighth Edition

Wenatchee, Washington, USA Series: Numerical Insights

Timothy A. Davis

Demonstrating how to use PCs for modeling and simulation, this practical tutorial discusses how to effectively simulate dynamical systems, such as aerospace vehicles, power plants, chemical processes, control systems, and physiological systems. This edition introduces a new vectorizing compiler for fast vector operations and parameter-influence studies, incorporates a new treatment of the difference equation programs for modeling sampled-data control systems with digital controllers, and presents improved versions of several classical simulation programs to illustrate useful programming tricks. A CD-ROM includes a complete, industrial-strength simulation program package.

Highlighting the new aspects of MATLAB® and expanding on many existing features, this eighth edition offers a hands-on, step-by-step introduction to using the powerful tools of MATLAB. It includes a new chapter on object-oriented programming, a new discussion of the MATLAB File Exchange window, major changes to the MATLAB Editor, and an explanation of more powerful Help tools. It also presents a synopsis of the most frequently used functions, operators, and special characters—providing quick and easy access to frequently used information. M-files and MEX-files for large examples are available online.

University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Catalog no. K11645, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3641-5 October 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 220 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

Mathematics for Engineers

Fourier Modal Method and Its Applications in Computational Nanophotonics

Catalog no. K11404, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2862-5 August 2010, 4 x 6-1/2, 248 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $22.95 / £14.99 Available in eBook

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Modeling and Analytical Methods in Tribology Ilya I. Kudish Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, USA

Michael J. Covitch

Mathematics for Engineers

Lubrizol Corporation, Wickliffe, Ohio, USA Series: Modern Mechanics and Mathematics

M.D.S. Aliyu

Unlocking the secrets that govern the physics of lubricated and dry contacts, this book helps tribologists on their quest to reduce friction, minimize wear, and extend the operating life of mechanical equipment. It presents a fresh approach to tribology that links advances in applied mathematics with fundamental problems in tribology related to contact elasticity, fracture mechanics, and fluid film lubrication. The book also provides a real-world industrial perspective so that readers can attain a practical understanding of the material.

Based on a decade of research, this reference provides a comprehensive mathematical treatment of nonlinear robust control, particularly nonlinear H∞ control. The book covers singular nonlinear H∞ control, nonlinear H∞ filtering, mixed H2/H∞ nonlinear control and filtering, and nonlinear H∞-almostdisturbance-decoupling. It also discusses continuous- and discrete-time systems and presents algorithms for solving the Hamiltonian-Jacobi equations. Along with more than 2,000 equations throughout, the text includes many examples, figures, and simulations.

Catalog no. C8701, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8701-7 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 928 pp. Suggested Price: $125.95 / £80.99 Available in eBook

École Polytechnique, Montreal, Canada

Catalog no. K12552, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5483-9 February 2011, 7 x 10, 405 pp. Suggested Price: $229.95 / £146.00 Available in eBook

Modeling and Control in Vibrational and Structural Dynamics

Optimal Estimation of Dynamic Systems

Peng-Fei Yao

State University of New York-Buffalo, USA

A Differential Geometric Approach

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics and Nonlinear Science

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Nonlinear H∞-Control, Hamiltonian Systems and Hamilton-Jacobi Equations

With numerous examples and exercises throughout, this book describes the control behavior of mechanical objects, such as wave equations, plates, and shells. It presents a complete and up-to-date account of many important advances in the modeling and control of vibrational and structural dynamics. The text applies the differential geometric approach to waves, plates, shells, and quasilinear systems and describes differential geometric energy methods that are generalizations of classical energy methods. To make the book self-contained, the author also gives an introduction to Riemannian geometry. Catalog no. K11556, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3455-8 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 419 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

Second Edition John L. Crassidis John L. Junkins

Texas A&M University, College Station, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics and Nonlinear Science

An ideal self-study guide for practicing engineers as well as senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students, this book highlights the importance of both physical and numerical modeling in solving dynamics-based estimation problems found in engineering systems, such as spacecraft attitude determination, GPS navigation, orbit determination, and aircraft tracking. With more than 100 pages of new material, this edition incorporates new theoretical results, a new chapter on advanced sequential state estimation, and additional examples and exercises. MATLAB® codes are available on the book’s website. Catalog no. K11836, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3985-0 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 749 pp. Suggested Price: $129.95 / £82.00 Available in eBook

Networked Multisensor Decision and Estimation Fusion Based on Advanced Mathematical Methods Yunmin Zhu, Jie Zhou, Xiaojing Shen, Enbin Song, and Yingting Luo

Optimization of Finite Dimensional Structures Makoto Ohsaki

Sichuan University, People’s Republic of China

Kyoto University, Japan

Multisource information fusion has become a crucial technique in areas such as sensor networks, space technology, air traffic control, military engineering, communications, industrial control, agriculture, and environmental engineering. Exploring recent significant results, this book presents essential mathematical descriptions and methods for multisensory decision and estimation fusion. It covers general adapted methods and systematic results, includes computer experiments to support the theoretical results, and fixes several popular but incorrect results in the field.

With an emphasis on real-world problems, this book reviews the basics of optimization of frame structures, such as trusses, building frames, and long-span trusses. It introduces methodologies and applications to design problems of finite dimensional structures, bridging the communities of structural optimization in mechanical engineering and the researchers and engineers in civil engineering. It also covers the historical development of the methods and theorems. Readers learn the basic concepts and methods of structural optimization from illustrative examples without difficult mathematics and continuum mechanics.

Catalog no. K13454, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7452-3 May 2012, 6 x 9, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K11056, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2003-2 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 439 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00

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Physical Oceanography with MATLAB®

What Every Engineer Should Know about MATLAB® and Simulink® Adrian B. Biran

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Series: What Every Engineer Should Know

Requiring only a basic familiarity with advanced engineering mathematics, this text introduces the fundamental analytical and computational tools necessary for modeling ocean currents. It presents topics, such as multivariate calculus and the integral theorems of Gauss and Stokes, in the context of fluid dynamics. The author discusses current research problems in the mathematical ocean modeling community and features computational projects at the end of every chapter. MATLAB® is used in the exercises as well as in the development of the mathematics, with the programs available on an accompanying CD-ROM.

Using examples from mathematics, mechanical and electrical engineering, and control and signal processing, this book provides an introduction to MATLAB® and Simulink® and examines the advantages and limitations of both. The author demonstrates how to visualize the results of calculations in various kinds of graphical representations, how to write useful script files and functions for solving specific problems, how to avoid disastrous computational errors, and how to insert calculations and graphs into technical reports produced by either MS Word or LaTeX. Companion software is available online.

Catalog no. C830X, ISBN: 978-1-58488-830-7 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 512 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K10511, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1020-0 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 451 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $72.95 / £45.99

Reza Malek-Madani

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Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems, Compressible Flows, and Waves Vishnu D. Sharma Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs and Surveys in Pure and Applied Mathematics

Computational Methods in Finance Ali Hirsa Natixis Caspian Capital Management, LLC, New York, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

Filled with practical examples, this book presents a self-contained discussion of quasilinear hyperbolic equations and systems with applications. It emphasizes nonlinear theory and introduces some of the most active research in the field. The author elucidates all necessary mathematical concepts in the first three chapters, including an introduction to general wave propagation problems. He highlights the application of various approaches, such as singular surface theory, asymptotic methods, and self-similarity, to solve practical physical problems from areas, including gasdynamics, nonequilibrium flows, and shallow water theory.

This text addresses a variety of numerical methods for pricing derivative contracts, including Fourier techniques, finite differences, numerical simulation, and Monte Carlo simulation methods. One of the first books to cover all of these techniques, it presents the basics of pricing techniques and then covers key concepts of calibration and parameter estimation. Developed from the author’s popular course at Columbia University and NYU’s Courant Institute, the text is suitable for graduate students in computational finance, financial engineering, and financial mathematics as well as for practitioners interested in computational methods in finance.

Catalog no. K11669, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3690-3 April 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 282 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

Catalog no. K11454, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2957-8 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 306 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Transforms and Applications Primer for Engineers with Examples and MATLAB®

Financial Modelling with Jump Processes Second Edition Rama Cont Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

Alexander D. Poularikas

Peter Tankov

The University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA Series: Electrical Engineering Primer

Université Paris VII, France Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

Presenting advanced material in an easy-to-understand format, this text is an essential primer for engineering and science students, professionals, and anyone working on problems involving transforms. It contains the most essential integral transforms that practicing engineers and students need to understand. The author provides a large number of examples to explain the use of transforms in different areas, including circuit analysis, differential equations, signals and systems, and mechanical vibrations. Along with numerous author-created MATLAB® functions, the book includes extensive tables of transforms to supplement learning.

Including a new chapter on credit risk modeling and new developments in econometrics, this new edition of a bestseller provides an accessible overview of financials models based on jump processes used in risk management and option pricing. After presenting the necessary mathematics, the text addresses theoretical, numerical, and empirical issues. It demystifies technical difficulties for a better understanding of applications while presenting mathematical results in a rigorous, self-contained manner, accessible to readers with basic knowledge of the Black-Scholes model. Many numerical and empirical examples illustrate the concepts.

Catalog no. 89315, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8931-8 March 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 567 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $72.95 / £45.99

Catalog no. C2191, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8219-7 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 606 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Handbook of Solvency for Actuaries and Risk Managers Theory and Practice

Monte Carlo Simulation with Applications to Finance Hui Wang

Arne Sandström

Mathematics for Finance

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Finance

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

A one-stop shop for actuaries and risk managers, this handbook covers general solvency and risk management topics as well issues pertaining to the European Solvency II project. It focuses on the valuation of assets and liabilities, the calculation of capital requirement, and the calculation of the standard formula for the Solvency II project. The author describes valuation and investment approaches, explains how to develop models and measure various risks, and presents approaches for calculating minimum capital requirements based on CEIOPS final advice. Updates on solvency projects and issues are available at www.SolvencyII.nu.

Exploring the use of Monte Carlo simulation in finance, this text reviews the essential mathematics and presents simple financial models. Beginning with the basics of Monte Carlo, the author gradually introduces advanced variance reduction techniques, covering such topics as importance sampling and stratified sampling. He also discusses numerical approximation, option pricing, and sensitivity analysis. The text presents diffusion techniques for diffusion models, American options, and sensitivity analysis. It also contains various types of exercises, progressive MATLAB®-based coding assignments, and computational projects.

Catalog no. K11129, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2130-5 November 2010, 7 x 10, 1113 pp. Suggested Price: $145.95 / £93.00

Catalog no. K12713, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5824-0 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 256 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Introduction to Credit Risk Modeling Second Edition

Christian Bluhm, Ludger Overbeck, and Christoph Wagner Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

While continuing to focus on common mathematical approaches to model credit portfolios, this second edition presents updates on model developments that have occurred since the publication of its best-selling predecessor. It contains a new section on multi-period models and discusses developments in structured credit. Along with worked out examples and numerical results, this edition also includes an expanded section on techniques for the generation of loss distributions as well as discussions of new topics, such as spectral risk measures, an axiomatic approach to capital allocation, and nonhomogeneous Markov chains.

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Catalog no. C8992, ISBN: 978-1-58488-992-2 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 384 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Operational Risk Modelling and Management Claudio Franzetti SERV, Zurich, Switzerland Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Finance

Helping you navigate the tricky world of risk calculation and management, this book presents two main building blocks for determining how much capital needs to be reserved for operational risk. It employs the loss distribution approach as a model for calculating the risk capital figure and explains risk mitigation through management and management’s actuations. The model introduced complies with the standards of the Basel Accord. While R scripts are used for some examples, a prototypical software program can be downloaded from www.garrulus.com. Catalog no. K11986, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4476-2 October 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 413 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99 Available in eBook

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An Introduction to Exotic Option Pricing Peter Buchen Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

Emphasizing analytical techniques rather than risk management issues, this book presents an applied mathematics approach to pricing a wide range of standard and exotic options within the Black–Scholes framework. No formula is simply quoted, as is the general approach in this difficult subject area. Instead, the author demystifies the perceived complexities surrounding exotic option pricing by deriving each pricing formula in detail. After a brief derivatives review, he addresses dual-expiry, two-asset rainbow, and barrier options. He also explains how stochastic volatility models are calibrated to the market. Catalog no. C9100, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9100-7 February 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 293 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

Option Valuation

A First Course in Financial Mathematics Hugo D. Junghenn The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

With numerous examples and exercises, this classroom-tested text provides a straightforward introduction to the mathematics and models used in the valuation of financial derivatives. It examines the principles of option pricing in detail via standard binomial and stochastic calculus models and develops the requisite mathematical background as needed. The first nine chapters of the book describe option valuation techniques in discrete time using the binomial model. The remaining chapters illustrate the theory in continuous time, with an emphasis on the Black-Scholes-Merton model. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K14090, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8911-4 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 256 pp. Suggested Price: $59.95 / £38.99 Available in eBook

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Pension Fund Risk Management

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Quantitative Finance

Edited by

An Object-Oriented Approach in C++

Marco Micocci, Greg N. Gregoriou, and Giovanni Batista Masala

Erik Schlogl

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Finance

This book sheds light on the state of pension fund risk management and provides new technical tools for addressing pension risk from an integrated point of view. Some of the useful tools presented include VaR, Monte Carlo simulation, notional DC accounts, and actuarial balance and automatic balance mechanisms. The book describes the complex facets of various pension systems, including DB and DC plans, and explores real-world pension funds in the United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Greece, and Spain. It also examines the rules and regulations of pension funds. Catalog no. K10909, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1752-0 January 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 764 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

This text builds a foundation in the key methods and models of quantitative finance from the perspective of their implementation in C++. It introduces computational finance in a pragmatic manner, focusing on practical implementation. The author takes an object-oriented approach that starts from simple building blocks for assembling more complex and powerful models. He expresses models and algorithms of the industry-standard C++ language and includes working C++ source code on a CD-ROM. Catalog no. C4797, ISBN: 978-1-58488-479-8 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 506 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Portfolio Optimization

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance Second Edition

Michael J. Best

Alexander Melnikov

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Finance

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

This practical book shows how the mathematical tools of linear algebra and optimization can quickly and clearly formulate important ideas on the subject. It extends the concepts of the Markowitz “budget constraint only” model to a linearly constrained model. It explains how the basic portfolio optimization problem can help determine the optimal investment of an investor’s wealth in each asset owned. Along with end-of-chapter exercises, the text includes MATLAB® to help with problem solving and offers the programs on a CD-ROM. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

This updated book introduces the main ideas, techniques, and stochastic models of financial mathematics. It focuses on the foundations and key concepts of the modern methodology of quantitative financial analysis, explores the problems of managing insurance risks, and examines the multiple intrinsic connections between insurance risks and financial risks. With more examples and problems, this edition contains an expanded section on the foundations of probability and stochastic analysis and covers new topics, including financial markets with stochastic volatility, risk measures, risk-adjusted performance measures, and equity-linked insurance.

Catalog no. C5840, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8584-6 March 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 236 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99 Available in eBook

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Practical Lean Accounting

A Proven System for Measuring and Managing the Lean Enterprise, Second Edition Brian Maskell, Bruce Baggaley, and Larry Grasso

Risk Management and Simulation Aparna Gupta Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Troy, New York, USA

Now suitable for classroom use, this second edition helps readers gain handson experience working with many techniques and concepts that are useful for solving business measurement problems in lean organizations. For each major example, three similar problems are illustrated: one for instructors to guide students through, one for students to work through on their own, and one for testing purposes. End-of-chapter questions reinforce learning of basic concepts as well as deepen thinking about lean accounting principles and the role of lean accounting in the lean business management system.

This book presents the modeling techniques and methodologies used to solve risk management problems relevant to market, credit, operational, and business risk. The author connects risk management with simulation to show how the tool can be used to minimize risk in an organization and then arrive at a solution. Topics covered include frameworks for risk management, regulations, building models of risk, credit risk management, asset-liability management, and strategic risk management. MATLAB® is used in examples and exercises, and code is available on the author’s website.

Catalog no. K10889, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1716-2 August 2011, 7 x 10, 475 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $59.95 / £38.99

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Mathematics for Finance

Financial and Actuarial Modeling

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Utility-Based Learning from Data

Stochastic Finance

Standard & Poor’s, New York, New York, USA

Craig Friedman

A Numeraire Approach

Sven Sandow

Jan Vecer Columbia University, New York, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

Morgan Stanley, New York, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition

This classroom-tested text provides a deep understanding of derivative contracts. Unlike much of the existing literature, the book treats price as a number of units of one asset needed for an acquisition of a unit of another asset instead of expressing prices in dollar terms exclusively. This numeraire approach leads to simpler pricing options for complex products, such as barrier, lookback, quanto, and Asian options. With many examples and exercises, the text relies on intuition and basic principles, rather than technical computations.

This book provides a pedagogical, self-contained discussion of probability estimation methods via a coherent approach from the viewpoint of a decision maker who acts in an uncertain environment. This approach is motivated by the idea that probabilistic models are usually not learned for their own sake; rather, they are used to make decisions. By taking this point of view, the book sheds light on and generalizes some popular statistical learning approaches, connecting ideas from information theory, statistics, and finance.

Catalog no. K10632, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1250-1 January 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 342 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99

Catalog no. C6226, ISBN: 978-1-58488-622-8 August 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 417 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

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Stochastic Financial Models

Accurate Condensed-Phase Quantum Chemistry Edited by

Douglas Kennedy

Frederick R. Manby

Trinity College, Cambridge, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

University of Bristol, UK Series: Computation in Chemistry

Developed from the esteemed author’s courses at the University of Cambridge, this text provides a hands-on, sound introduction to mathematical finance. Assuming no prior knowledge of stochastic calculus or measure-theoretic probability, the author includes the relevant mathematical background as well as many exercises with solutions. He first presents the classical topics of utility and the meanvariance approach to portfolio choice. Focusing on derivative pricing, the text then covers the binomial model, the general discrete-time model, Brownian motion, the Black–Scholes model, and various interest-rate models.

Much of the success of the theoretical methods of quantum chemistry can be attributed to the maturation of hierarchies of approximation, which allow one to approach very high accuracy provided that sufficient computational resources are available. Until recently, these hierarchies have not been available in condensedphase chemistry. Recent advances in the field now have led to a group of methods that are capable of reaching this goal. This book addresses these new methods and the problems to which they can be applied.

Catalog no. C3452, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9345-2 January 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 264 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99

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Technical Analysis of Stock Trends

Diffusion

W.H.C. Bassetti

Sushanta Dattagupta

Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California, USA

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, West Bengal

This book provides long- and short-term stock trend analysis, enabling investors to make smart trading decisions. It presents reversal patterns, consolidation formations, trends and channels, technical analysis of commodity charts, and advances in investment technology. It also covers stock selection, charting, trend recognition tools, balancing and diversifying a stock portfolio, application of capital, and risk management. This edition offers more illustrative patterns and charts (including modifiable online charts), expanded material on pragmatic portfolio, and a simpler and more powerful alternative to Dow Theory.

A familiar topic in everyday experiences, such as colloidal suspensions or atmospheric pollution, diffusion is one of the most extensively employed interdisciplinary concepts that have impacted all branches of science. This book describes how the subject of diffusion has evolved over the last two hundred years and has continued to be an active area of applications and further research. It covers the essential physical theories of diffusion phenomena using a historical context and presents techniques to apply these theories to practical cases.

Tenth Edition

Formalism and Applications

Catalog no. K14297, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9818-5 June 2012, 7 x 10, 800 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

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Molecular Modeling Basics

Bahman Zohuri

Jan H. Jensen

Galaxy Advanced Engineering, Hillsborough, California, USA

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Providing a concise and accessible overview of key concepts in dimensional analysis, this book uses engineering and science cases and examples to demonstrate the practical use of dimensional analysis and self-similarity methods in solving complex problems. The text presents all of the mathematical steps along with the main equations. The appendix includes two detailed case studies. In addition, the author integrates numerous part figures as well as photos with the examples and cases.

This volume provides the fundamental theory needed to understand not only what molecular modeling programs do, but also the gist of research papers that describe molecular modeling results. It examines the potential energy surface and explores ways to calculate energy by molecular and quantum mechanics. The book describes molecular properties and the condensed phase and shows how to extract and interpret information from a program output. The author uses hands-on exercises to illustrate concepts and supplements the text with a blog of animated tutorials and interactive figures.

Catalog no. K13807, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8097-5 February 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 304 pp. Suggested Price: $119.95 / £76.99 Available in eBook

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Group Theory for the Standard Model of Particle Physics and Beyond

Quantum Trajectories

Ken J. Barnes

Pratim Kumar Chattaraj

University of Southampton, UK Series: High Energy Physics, Cosmology, and Gravitation

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Series: Atoms, Molecules, and Clusters

This text explores the use of symmetries through descriptions of the techniques of Lie groups and Lie algebras. It develops the models, theoretical framework, and mathematical tools to understand these symmetries. The author presents the modern framework of special relativity and describes Lie group techniques for the standard model and beyond. He also provides a stepping-stone to Einstein’s work on general relativity and goes beyond the standard model to explore supertransformations, superspace methods, and more. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

The quantum trajectory method provides an efficient computational technique for solving both stationary and time-evolving states, encompassing a large area of quantum mechanics. This volume focuses on the epistemological significance of quantum mechanics through the quantum theory of motion. It explains the connection with conventional quantum mechanics and presents various numerical techniques generated from the Bohmian approach. The book also describes the epistemological significance of quantum trajectories and provides an authoritative account of the foundations of quantum mechanics vis-à-vis that of Bohmian mechanics.

Catalog no. C7874, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7874-9 March 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 255 pp. Suggested Price: $62.95 / £39.99 Available in eBook

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An Introduction to Beam Physics

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Martin Berz and Kyoko Makino

Edited by

Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA

Frédéric Magoulès

Weishi Wan Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, USA Series: High Energy Physics, Cosmology, and Gravitation

École Centrale Paris, Châtenay Malabry, France Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Requiring no prior knowledge of beam physics, this text unifies this diverse field through modern map methods. It shows how precisely simple mathematics can describe the real physical world. It also reveals how the modern map method, despite its reputation as an advanced technique, is conceptually and methodologically straightforward. The authors cover a wide spectrum of components in beam physics, including electron telescopes, spectrometers, and particle accelerators. They also use modern map methods to present more advanced topics, such as resonances in circular accelerators.

This book demonstrates the extensive use of numerical techniques and mathematical models in fluid mechanics. It covers finite volume, finite difference, finite element, spectral, smoothed particle hydrodynamics, mixed-elementvolume, and free surface flow methods, along with many real-world applications. The contributors show how the SPH-ALE method properly represents highly distorted interfaces and dynamic flows. They also describe the solution of complex flow problems via direct numerical simulation, Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations, and large eddy simulation.

Catalog no. IP127, ISBN: 978-0-7503-0263-0 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 316 pp. Suggested Price: $129.95 / £82.00

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Dimensional Analysis and Self-Similarity Methods for Engineers and Scientists

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Desktop Grid Computing Edited by

Université Paris XIII, Villetaneuse, France

Handbook of Sinc Numerical Methods

Gilles Fedak

Frank Stenger

Laboratoire de l’Informatique du Parallélisme, ENS Lyon, France Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

This book reviews various approaches in desktop grid computing useful for implementing and solving many important sub-problems of middleware design, such as scheduling, data management, security, load balancing, and fault tolerance. With numerous tables and illustrations, the text balances the theory of designing desktop grid middleware and architecture with practical applications and realworld deployment on large-scale platforms. Each chapter presents sub-problems, discusses the theoretical and practical issues, details chosen implementation and experiments, and offers references for further reading.

Reflecting the author’s advances with Sinc since 1995, this handbook contains roughly 450 MATLAB® programs for approximating almost every type of operation stemming from calculus. It also presents new and powerful methods for solving ODEs, PDEs, and integral equations. The book makes Sinc methods accessible to users who want to bypass the complete theory, but it also offers sufficient theoretical details for readers who do want a full working understanding of this exciting area of numerical analysis. Sinc-Pack programs are available on the companion CD-ROM.

Catalog no. K12879, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6214-8 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 406 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Discrete Variational Derivative Method

High Performance Computing

Christophe Cerin

Numerical Analysis & Numerical Computation 24

A Structure-Preserving Numerical Method for Partial Differential Equations

Programming and Applications John Levesque Cray, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Daisuke Furihata Osaka University, Toyonaka, Japan

Gene Wagenbreth

Takayasu Matsuo

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Japan Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Nonlinear PDEs have become increasingly important in the description of physical phenomena. Unlike ODEs, PDEs can be used to effectively model multidimensional systems. The methods put forward in this book concentrate on a new class of “structure-preserving numerical equations” that improve the qualitative behavior of the PDE solutions and allow for stable computing. The methods are presented in an accessible manner, requiring only a basic knowledge of numerical analysis. Catalog no. C9445, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9445-9 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 376 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

Covering all three levels of parallelism, this book presents techniques that address new performance issues in the programming of HPC applications. Drawing on their experience with chips from AMD and systems, interconnects, and software from Cray Inc., the authors explore the problems that create bottlenecks in attaining good performance. After discussing architectural and software challenges, they outline a strategy for porting and optimizing an existing application to a large MPP system. They also introduce the use of GPGPUs for carrying out HPC computations. Catalog no. C7058, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7705-6 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 244 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Green Computing

Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Edited by

Wu-chun Feng Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

Driven by the newly placed importance and growing search for ways to make computing greener and more efficient, this reference is the first research-level book devoted to green computing and large-scale energy efficiency. Leading experts in the field present current research and developments in hardware, systems software, run-time systems, programming languages, data center management, and applications. They also cover the emerging green movement in computing, including the Green Grid and the Green 500 list, as well as important programs in grassroots organizations and government agencies. Catalog no. K11047, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1987-6 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £54.99 Available in eBook

Introduction to Elementary Computational Modeling

Essential Concepts, Principles, and Problem Solving Jose M. Garrido Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

With an emphasis on problem solving, this book introduces the fundamental principles of computational modeling. The author provides case studies, along with an overview of computational models and their development. The first part of the text presents the basic concepts of models and techniques for designing and implementing problem solutions. It applies standard pseudo-code constructs and flowcharts for designing models. The second part covers model implementation with basic programming constructs using MATLAB®, Octave, and FreeMat. Examples demonstrate the computation and visualization of the implemented models. Catalog no. K13027, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6739-6 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 329 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Georg Hager and Gerhard Wellein University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

This book provides a solid introduction to current mainstream computer architecture, dominant parallel programming models, and useful optimization strategies for scientific HPC. It facilitates an intuitive understanding of performance limitations without relying on heavy computer science knowledge. The authors highlight the importance of performance modeling of applications on all levels of a system’s architecture and include numerous case studies drawn from their experiences in HPC user support, performance optimization, and benchmarking. Downloadable code and an annotated bibliography are available on the book’s website. Catalog no. K10600, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1192-4 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 356 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $69.95 / £42.99

Iterative Splitting Methods for Differential Equations Juergen Geiser Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

This work explains how to solve evolution equations via novel iterative-based splitting methods that efficiently use computational and memory resources. It focuses on systems of parabolic and hyperbolic equations, including convectiondiffusion-reaction equations, heat equations, and wave equations. The author analyzes the stability and consistency of the iterative splitting method for ODEs and extends the method to PDEs and spatial- and time-dependent differential equations. He also presents the numerical results of benchmark and real-life applications, including elastics wave propagation and complex flow phenomena. Catalog no. K13211, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6982-6 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 320 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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An Introduction to Numerical Methods A MATLAB® Approach, Third Edition

Particle Swarm Optimisation Classical and Quantum Perspectives

Abdelwahab Kharab

Jun Sun, Choi-Hong Lai, and Xiao-Jun Wu

Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Ronald B. Guenther Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA

This popular text continues to present a wide range of useful and important algorithms for scientific and engineering applications. Along with MATLAB® GUIs throughout, this third edition incorporates a new chapter on the numerical solution of integral equations and a new section on nonlinear PDEs. The authors use MATLAB to illustrate each numerical method, providing full details of the computer results and supplying the MATLAB functions on a CD-ROM. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K13161, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6899-7 November 2011, 7 x 10, 576 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £44.99

This volume provides a detailed description of the state of the art of particle swarm optimization (PSO) and quantum-behaved particle swarm optimization (QPSO) algorithms. The authors present the motivation, principles, and theoretical analysis of the algorithms. They discuss advanced topics such as the behavior of individual particles, global convergence, time complexity, and rate of convergence. The authors also present various examples and applications to show the applicability of QPSO algorithms. In addition, the book includes the source code of the algorithm. Catalog no. K11612, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3576-0 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 419 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Introduction to the Simulation of Dynamics Using Simulink®

Performance Modeling in High Performance Computing The Convolution Method

Michael A. Gray

Allan Snavely

American University, Washington, D.C., USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

San Diego Supercomputer Center, La Jolla, California, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

Requiring no prior programming experience, this book shows how to use the powerful tool of Simulink® to investigate and form intuitions about the behavior of dynamical systems. Step by step, the author presents the basics of building a simulation in Simulink. He also offers overviews of some advanced topics, including the simulation of chaotic dynamics and PDEs. Written in an informal, accessible style, the text includes many diagrams, graphics, and exercises. It also draws on numerous examples from the science, engineering, and technology fields. Ancillary materials are available on the author’s website.

The convolution method is faster than traditional cycle-accurate simulation, more sophisticated than performance estimation based on system peakperformance metrics, and yields insight into the factors that affect performance and scalability on parallel computers. In this book, the author describes how to design and customize benchmark suites, event tracers, and combining operators that result in accurate tractable performance models. He also discusses cases that can improve high performance computing time-to-solution via performance modeling, including workload characterization.

Catalog no. K11000, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1897-8 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 332 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Numerical Analysis & Numerical Computation

Introduction to High Performance Computing for Scientists and Engineers

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Numerical Analysis & Computation / Operations Research 26

Performance Tuning of Scientific Applications Edited by

David Bailey, Robert Lucas, and Samuel Williams Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

Describing useful research in modern performance science and engineering, this book helps real-world users of parallel computer systems better understand both the performance vagaries arising in scientific applications and the practical means for improving performance. Some of the most notable experts in the field focus on the areas of performance monitoring, performance analysis, performance modeling, automatic performance tuning, and application tuning. The book also provides an overview of modern computer architecture. It includes examples from such areas as solid mechanics, astrophysics, quantum chromodynamics, molecular dynamics, and environmental science. Catalog no. K10806, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1569-4 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 399 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

Agents, Games, and Evolution Strategies at Work and Play Steven Orla Kimbrough The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Based on the author’s course, this book explores a number of basic games using agent-based models. In these models, agents have fixed strategies. The author uses agent-based models to present a wide range of applications in which strategic interaction is present and for which design issues have genuine practical import. The text covers such games as the Prisoner’s Dilemma, Stag Hunt, Battle of the Sexes, and Interrogation. All computational methods are implemented in NetLogo, and the required mathematical background is included in an appendix. Catalog no. K11564, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3470-1 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 557 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Scientific Computing with Multicore and Accelerators Edited by

Jakub Kurzak, David A. Bader, and Jack Dongarra

Applied Operational Research with SAS Ali Emrouznejad and William Ho

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK

This volume provides a thorough and practical introduction to the area of hybrid computing, offering insight into constructing and effectively using the technology. It discusses introductory concepts and simple examples of parallel computing, logical and performance debugging for parallel computing, and advanced topics and issues related to the use and building of many applications. The book focuses on the latest microarchitectures, including the STI Cell BE, and covers applications in high-performance multimedia and gaming, solid mechanics, fluid dynamics, molecular modeling, computational biology, drug design, and biomedicine.

Designed specifically for SAS users in OR, this book focuses on the most recent development in SAS/OR optimization. It contains a wide range of OR optimization problems that demonstrate how the SAS/OR procedures work. The text includes single criterion, project management decision, printed circuit board assembly, and multiple criteria decision making problems. Quite possibly the first book to cover the application of SAS/OR procedures to OR problems, it formulates OR problems as various types of mathematical models, including linear, integer linear, and global programming models.

Catalog no. K11208, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2536-5 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 514 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Undocumented Secrets of MATLAB®-Java Programming

Conceptual Modeling for Discrete-Event Simulation Edited by

Stewart Robinson, Roger Brooks, Kathy Kotiadis, and Durk-Jouke van der Zee

Yair Altman Ganey Tivka, Israel

While many know that a major part of the functionality of MATLAB® is based on Java, few know how to manipulate Java to improve appearance and functionality and thus heighten MATLAB’s applicability to real-world, modern situations. Organized by related functionality/usage and ordered from easy to complex, this book presents examples, instruction, and code snippets in standalone, self-contained chapters. Requiring no prior Java knowledge, the book provides numerous online references and resources to show readers how to use and discover new components and functionalities using nothing but MATLAB as the discovery tool. Catalog no. K13163, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6903-1 December 2011, 7 x 10, 695 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99

The first section of this text discusses the purpose and requirements of a conceptual model. The next set of chapters provides frameworks and tools for conceptual modeling. The book then describes the use of soft systems methodology for model structuring as well as the application of software engineering methods and tools for model specification. After illustrating how conceptual modeling is adopted in the military and semiconductor manufacturing, the book concludes with a discussion on future research directions. Catalog no. K10519, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1037-8 August 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 527 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99 Available in eBook

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Magdi S. Mahmoud KFUPM, Dharan, Saudi Arabia

Based on the many approaches available for working with large-scale systems (LSS), this book supplies a rigorous framework for studying the analysis, stability, and control problems of LSS. Providing an overall assessment of LSS theories, it addresses model order reduction, parametric uncertainties, time delays, and control estimator gain perturbations. It discusses the dominating sources of difficulties due to dimensionality, information structure constraints, uncertainties, and time delays. The text is supported by proofs, efficient computational methods, end-ofchapter problems, and roughly 1,300 equations. Catalog no. K11728, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3814-3 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 612 pp. Suggested Price: $125.95 / £80.99

Lirong Jian, Sifeng Liu, and Yi Lin Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, People’s Republic of China Series: Systems Evaluation, Prediction and Decision-Making

This book analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of practical applications, the scope of the rough set theory, and a variety of uncertainties in the realm of knowledge representation systems. It systematically introduces the hybrid methods and applications of rough set theory and other related soft technology theories. The authors emphasize the application of soft computing technology, minimize complicated mathematical formula, and use many cases to illustrate the application of hybrid methods. Catalog no. AU7487, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8748-2 September 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 284 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00 Available in eBook

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Irregularities and Prediction of Major Disasters Dynamic Programming

Foundations and Principles, Second Edition Moshe Sniedovich University of Melbourne, Australia Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

This book looks at dynamic programming as a problem solving methodology, identifying its constituent components and explaining its theoretical basis for tackling problems. Along with a new appendix on the Corridor method, this second edition expands the discussions of sequential decision models and the role of the state variable in modeling. It also includes a new chapter on forward dynamic programming models and a new chapter on the Push method that gives a dynamic programming perspective on Dijkstra’s algorithm for the shortest path problem. Catalog no. DK2356, ISBN: 978-0-8247-4099-3 September 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 624 pp. Suggested Price: $179.95 / £115.00

Yi Lin Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, People’s Republic of China

Shoucheng OuYang Chengdu University of Information Technology, People’s Republic of China Series: Systems Evaluation, Prediction and Decision-Making

This book brings readers into the system of evolution science by demonstrating that informational digitization is not only a revolution of scientific methods but also a major reform of theories. Case studies illustrate how to digitize information, simplifying the difficult problem of prediction into a task that can be learned, mastered, and applied. The authors also point out why frequent failures occur and why some of the fundamentals in basic scientific theories need to be changed. Catalog no. AU7452, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8745-1 March 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 627 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00 Available in eBook

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General Convexity, Nonsmooth Variational Inequalities, and Nonsmooth Optimization Qamrul Hasan Ansari, C.S. Lalitha, and Monika Mehta

Operations Research

Decentralized Control and Filtering in Interconnected Dynamical Systems

Hybrid Rough Sets and Applications in Uncertain Decision-Making

Knowledge Science

Modeling the Knowledge Creation Process Edited by

Yoshiteru Nakamori Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa

This work presents the basic theory of directional derivatives and monotonicity that is required in the study of optimization problems and economic theory. The authors discuss the concepts of generalized directional derivatives and generalized monotonicity. They then explain how to use these concepts in the study of general variational inequality problems in terms of bifunctions in finite dimensions and as related to optimality conditions involving differentiable or directionally differentiable functions. The book also covers such topics as nonsmooth convexity.

Explaining how to improve our knowledge-based society, this book addresses problems in collecting, synthesizing, coordinating, and creating knowledge. It provides knowledge engineering tools and a framework for integrating knowledge creation, discovery, and management. Experienced researchers in decision science, artificial intelligence, systems engineering, behavioral science, and management science present new methods for creating technological innovation from existing knowledge, such as IT techniques, organizational theory, and mathematical systems theory.

Catalog no. K13101, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6820-1 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

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Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

Environmental Applications and Case Studies Igor Linkov U.S. Army Engineer, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Emily Moberg Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Series: Environmental Assessment and Management

Operations Research

Through a collection of case studies, this book gives readers the tools to apply cutting-edge MCDA methods to their own environmental projects. The authors illustrate how several methods differ in a case of sediment management. Case studies in nanotechnology demonstrate the application of MCDA for different aspects of emerging threat management in situations of high variability and uncertainty that require the integration of technical information and expert judgment. More case studies ranging from oyster restoration to oil spill response demonstrate the broad applicability of MCDA methods to various types of cases. Catalog no. K12453, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5318-4 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 204 pp. Suggested Price: $119.95 / £76.99

Yaoguo Dang and Sifeng Liu Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, People’s Republic of China

Yuhong Wang Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Series: Systems Evaluation, Prediction and Decision-Making

Drawn from the authors’ experience in the trenches, this book explains how to optimize industrial structures. It introduces the basic theory for completing this task and includes cases studies based on the authors’ actual projects. Emphasizing the combination of theory and practice, it employs grey systems theory as its method of analysis. All the methods covered are employed in the case studies to provide readers with a rich and vivid understanding of the practical application of the methodologies. Catalog no. AU7479, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8747-5 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 372 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00 Available in eBook

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Multiple Attribute Decision Making

Reliability and Maintenance

Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng

Frank Beichelt

Kainan University, Luchu, Taiwan

University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Jih-Jeng Huang

Peter Tittmann

Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

University of Applied Sciences, Mittweida, Germany

A compilation of modern decision making techniques, this reference focuses on the fuzzy set approach to multiple attribute decision making (MADM). Drawing on their extensive experience, the authors present methods and real-life applications of MADM techniques that can be used in decision analysis. The methods section of the text explains the theory of each method and includes numerical examples that can be calculated without a computer. The application section explores how methods such as DEMATEL, TOPSIS, and VIKOR can be used to solve real-world MADM problems.

This book addresses the key parts of reliability theory: binary and multi-state monotone systems, network reliability, and maintenance theory. Accessible to engineers, statisticians, and mathematicians in reliability, this self-contained text provides many worked examples, algorithms, simulation methods, and exercises, with solutions in an appendix. Specific topics covered include disjoint sum representations of the system function, systems consisting of components with statistically dependent lifetimes, and lifetime and aging analyses of simple and binary monotone systems.

Catalog no. K12846, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6157-8 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 349 pp. Suggested Price: $129.95 / £82.00

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Optimization of Regional Industrial Structures and Applications

Optimality Conditions in Convex Optimization

Networks and Systems

A Finite-Dimensional View

Rough Multiple Objective Decision Making

Anulekha Dhara and Joydeep Dutta

Jiuping Xu and Zhimiao Tao

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Sichuan University, Chengdu, People’s Republic of China

Covering the current state of the art, this book explores an important and central issue in convex optimization: optimality conditions. Although many results presented in the chapters can also be proved in infinite dimensions, the text focuses on finite dimensions to allow for much deeper results and a better understanding of the structures involved in a convex optimization problem. The authors include examples wherever needed, details of major results, and proofs of the main results.

This book applies rough set theory and rough approximation technique to real-world multiple objective decision making problems. The authors present several techniques in rough approximation and apply them to case studies in engineering, such as particle swarms and transportation. Progressing from theory to application, the text covers rough set theory, probability theory, and fuzzy set theory; multiple objective rough decision making, bi-level, multiple objective rough decision making, stochastic multiple objective rough decision making, and fuzzy multiple objective rough decision making; and the simulated-based intelligent algorithm.

Catalog no. K13102, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6822-5 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 444 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Value-Added Decision Making for Managers Kenneth Chelst Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Higher Order Derivatives Satya Mukhopadhyay

Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA

University Teachers Co-op, Burdwan, India Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs and Surveys in Pure and Applied Mathematics

Developed from the authors’ longstanding course on decision and risk analysis, this text explores the important interaction between decisions and management action and clarifies the barriers to rational decision making. The authors analyze strengths and weaknesses of the best alternatives, enabling decision makers to improve on these alternatives by adding value and reducing risk. They also discuss bias, negotiations, project/risk management, and ethical dilemmas. Numerous examples highlight real-world situations from everyday life, public policy, and industry. Software tutorials and other material are available on the book’s website.

Since higher order derivatives are useful in many places, nth order derivatives are often defined directly. These derivatives are more general than the ordinary derivative and are useful in many purposes. This book discusses higher order derivatives and the relations among them. It covers higher order generalized derivatives, including the Peano derivative, d.I.V.P. derivative, symmetric and unsymmetric Riemann derivative, symmetric and unsymmetric Cesaro derivative, symmetric and unsymmetric Aorel derivative, symmetric and unsymmetric LP-derivative, symmetric and unsymmetric Laplace derivative, and the Abel derivative.

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Introduction to Functional Equations

Yavuz Burak Canbolat

Applied Functional Analysis Second Edition

Prasanna K. Sahoo University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

J. Tinsley Oden and Leszek F. Demkowicz

Palaniappan Kannappan

The University of Texas at Austin, USA

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Through numerous illustrative examples and comments, this best-selling text demonstrates the rigor of logic and systematic mathematical thinking. It presents the mathematical foundations that lead to classical results in functional analysis. This second edition revises many original examples and includes new examples that often reflect the authors’ own vast research experiences and perspectives. It also provides many more exercises as well as a solutions manual for qualifying instructors. New discussions cover Bayesian statistical inference, multilinear algebra, the singular value decomposition theorem, Hadamard finite part integrals, and more.

This book provides an elementary yet comprehensive introduction to the field of functional equations and stabilities. Concentrating on functional equations that are real or complex, the authors present many fundamental techniques for solving these functional equations. Topics covered in the text include Cauchy equations, additive functions, functional equations for distance measures, and Pexider’s functional equations. Each chapter points to various developments in abstract domains, such as semigroups, groups, or Banach spaces, and includes exercises for both self-study and classroom use.

Catalog no. C1956, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9195-3 March 2010, 7 x 10, 596 pp. Suggested Price: $125.95 / £80.99

Catalog no. K11911, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4111-2 February 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 465 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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A Functional Analysis Framework for Modeling, Estimation and Control in Science and Engineering H.T. Banks

Mathematical Inequalities A Perspective

Pietro Cerone and Sever S. Dragomir

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Reflecting research and results from the past 35 years, this text clearly describes applied problems from engineering, biomathematics, and science. The author reviews the main results, stating that they resemble familiar finite dimensional problems for which there is abundant theory and methods for solution. He then uses analytic techniques to argue well-posedness, or what it is the engineer and scientist wants to do. By using this kind of approach, the solution to the problem takes on mathematical rigor without compromising the fidelity to the original model and application.

Drawing on the authors’ research work, Mathematical Inequalities discusses the importance of various mathematical inequalities in contemporary mathematics and how these inequalities are used in different applications, such as scientific modeling. The authors include numerous classical and recent results that are comprehensible to both experts and general scientists. For each inequality presented, results are complemented with many unique remarks that reveal rich interconnections between the inequalities. These discussions create a natural platform for further research in applications and related fields.

Catalog no. K13799, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8083-8 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 288 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Real, Com., & Func. Analysis / Recreational Math & Popular Science 30

Topological Vector Spaces Second Edition

Lawrence Narici and Edward Beckenstein

Ancient Loons

Stories David Pingree Told Me

St. John’s University, New York, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

Edited by

With many new concrete examples and historical notes, this second edition provides one of the most thorough and up-to-date treatments of the Hahn– Banach theorem. This edition explores the theorem’s connection with the axiom of choice, discusses the uniqueness of Hahn–Banach extensions, and includes an entirely new chapter on vector-valued Hahn–Banach theorems. It also considers different approaches to the Banach–Stone theorem as well as variations of the theorem. The authors trace the development of various theorems and chronicle the lives of key mathematicians.

This collection of stories highlights the lives of important but sometimes lesser known personalities in the history of science, including St. Christopher the DogFaced. Based on conversations and correspondence with the renowned historian David Pingree, the book is supplemented with extensive quotes and additional information. The text sheds light on the academic culture and tradition of curiosity, the driving force of research, and the congenial atmosphere in academic research that sometimes seems like a thing of the past.

Catalog no. C866X, ISBN: 978-1-58488-866-6 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 628 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Understanding Real Analysis Paul Zorn

Philip J. Davis

Catalog no. K14387, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0111-9 December 2011, 6 x 9, 138 pp. Suggested Price: $24.95 / £14.75 Available in eBook

Bright Boys

The Making of Information Technology

St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, USA

Tom Green

In this text, the author develops ideas already familiar from elementary calculus in a rigorous manner and help students understand some basic but crucial mathematical ideas. He shows how definitions, proofs, examples, and other forms of mathematical “apparatus” work together to create a unified theory. A key feature of the book is its substantial treatment of foundational material, including general theory of functions, sets, cardinality, and basic proof techniques.

In Bright Boys, award-winning author Tom Green takes readers on a “whirlwind” journey, recounting how pioneers— including Jay Forrester and Robert Everett— built the world’s first real-time computer and digital network. The book is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of the historical development of information technology and computer science. It includes notes by chapter, bibliography, index, and portfolio of archival photography. The book’s website also offers a host of extra material and is continually updated.

Catalog no. K00535, ISBN: 978-1-56881-415-5 January 2010, 7-3/8 x 9-1/4, 362 pp. Suggested Price: $51.95 / £32.99 Available in eBook

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Crafting by Concepts Abraham De Moivre

Setting the Stage for Classical Probability and Its Applications

Fiber Arts and Mathematics Edited by

sarah-marie belcastro Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

David R. Bellhouse

Carolyn Yackel

University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, USA

This book is the first biography of Abraham De Moivre based on recently discovered material. It discusses the status of statistics and probability before and during De Moivre’s time. The text covers his theories as well as the work of key players and those he influenced. Along with exploring the development of probability theory, the book describes its applications in medicine, insurance, and astronomy. It also examines the diffusion of ideas about probability in popular literature.

This book presents projects that highlight the relationship between types of needlework and mathematics. Chapters start with accessible overviews presenting the interplay between mathematical concepts and craft expressions. Following sections explain the mathematics in more detail and provide suggestions for classroom activities. Each chapter ends with specific crafting instructions. Types of needlework included are knitting, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, temari balls, beading, tatting, and string art. Instructions are written as ordinary patterns, so the formatting and language will be familiar to crafters.

Catalog no. K00321, ISBN: 978-1-56881-349-3 October 2011, 6 x 9, 266 pp. Suggested Price: $45.00 / £28.99 Available in eBook

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Károly Simonyi

Patsy Wang-Iverson, Robert J. Lang, and Mark Yim

Written by Hungarian scientist and engineer Károly Simonyi, this translated and updated book on the history of physics combines a wide-ranging, in-depth account of the science of physics with an insightful interpretation of the cultural context in which these experimental discoveries and conceptual interpretations developed. A wealth of original sources and illustrations, both technical and historical, allow readers to become involved in an intellectual dialogue with the great scientific minds that created our understanding of the physical world.

While many individuals have discovered discrete connections among origami, mathematics, science, technology, and education during the twentieth century, the field really took off when previously isolated individuals began to make stronger connections with each other, exploring the links between origami and “the outside world.” This volume brings together an unprecedented number of researchers who discuss topics ranging from mathematics to technology to educational uses of origami to fine art to computer programs for the design of origami.

Catalog no. K00315, ISBN: 978-1-56881-329-5 February 2012, 10 x 11, 600 pp. Suggested Price: $59.00 / £37.99 Available in eBook

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Origami Design Secrets Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

The Polymath Who Brought Us Calculus M.B.W. Tent

Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art, Second Edition Robert J. Lang www.langorigami.com, Alamo, California, USA

Suitable for middle school age readers, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz focuses on the life and accomplishments of one of the most influential mathematicians and philosophers. Using Leibniz’s written works and translations as well as fictional dialogues, the book traces Leibniz’s life from his early years as a young boy and student to his later work as a court historian. It explores his contributions to the world of calculus; his inventions, including the mechanical calculator; and his role as a philosopher and proponent of rational, algorithmic thinking. Catalog no. K14134, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9222-0 October 2011, 5-1/4 x 8, 260 pp. Suggested Price: $29.95 / £18.95

Written by a world-renowned origamist, this work presents the mathematical and design principles used to create original origami. Drawing on his own designs, the author illustrates the techniques with folding instructions. Highly advanced models are included at the end of the book. This second edition presents several new chapters on polygon packing and box pleating as well as improved illustrations throughout. Catalog no. K13068, ISBN: 978-1-56881-436-0 October 2011, 8-1/2 x 11, 770 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $59.95 / £38.99 Available in eBook

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Hinges

Meditations on the Portals of the Imagination

Origami Inspirations

Grace Dane Mazur

Meenakshi Mukerji

This work uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth, and ordinary life. Looking at Lascaux, Renaissance and Byzantine images of Christ harrowing Hell, Rubens, Vermeer, and others, the author contemplates writing, attention, Hades, the gates of Hell, trap doors, demons, love, the human body, forbidden looking, Virgil, Ovid, Nicodemus, Nighttown, and the melancholy of twilight.

As with the author’s two previous books, Origami Inspirations provides stepby-step instructions and color distribution suggestions to create the more than 30 intricate designs presented. It offers a number of beautiful models, ranging from cubes to prisms to dodecahedra. The book also features a chapter of designs by origami artists from around the world. The origami basics at the beginning of the book make it accessible to those with an intermediate skill level as well as beginners.

Catalog no. K00650, ISBN: 978-1-56881-715-6 November 2010, 6 x 9, 150 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $29.95 / £15.99

Recreational Mathematics & Popular Science

A Cultural History of Physics

Origami 5

Catalog no. K00675, ISBN: 978-1-56881-584-8 August 2010, 8-1/2 x 11, 136 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $24.95 / £16.99 Available in eBook

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Conversations with MIT Mathematicians

Twists, Tilings, and Tessellations Robert J. Lang www.langorigami.com, Alamo, California, USA

Edited by

Joel Segel This book traces the history of the Department of Mathematics at MIT through candid, in-depth, and lively conversations with a select and diverse group of its senior members. The process reveals much about the motivation, path, and impact of research mathematicians in a society that owes so much to this little understood and often mystifying section of its intellectual fabric. The book contributes to our understanding and entertains through its personal approach. Catalog no. K00691, ISBN: 978-1-56881-713-2 April 2010, 6 x 9, 330 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $25.95 / £16.99

Twists, Tilings, and Tessellation describes the underlying principles and mathematics of the broad and exciting field of abstract and mathematical origami, most notably the field of origami tessellations. It contains folding instructions and many beautiful photos of the latest work in this fast-expanding field. The book also presents the underlying principles and mathematical concepts. Catalog no. K00714, ISBN: 978-1-56881-232-8 March 2012, 500 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $60.00 / £38.99 Available in eBook

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The Star and the Whole

Gian-Carlo Rota on Mathematics and Phenomenology Fabrizio Palombi

The Universal Computer

The Road from Leibniz to Turing

University of Calabria, Italy

Martin Davis

This book is the first study of Gian-Carlo Rota’s philosophical reflection examined in the light of Husserlian Fundierung (foundation), technological conquests, and the debate that has characterized the connection between science and mathematics in the second half of the twentieth century. Authored by one of Rota’s students, the text provides a complete bibliography of Rota’s philosophical writings. Readers interested in contemporary philosophy, epistemology, psychology, mathematics, and science in general will enjoy this essential introduction to the reflections of a great intellectual.

This book chronicles the fascinating lives, ideas, and discoveries of seven remarkable people. These are the people who investigated the why and how of logical reasoning. The book chronicles the exhilaration and pitfalls of trying to come to grips with the infinite. It covers Alan Turing’s radical understanding of the nature of algorithmic processes and their potential, which led to the development of a machine that could be programmed to carry out any process: the precursor of the modern computer.

Catalog no. K00789, ISBN: 978-1-56881-583-1 August 2011, 6 x 9, 138 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $29.95 / £18.99

Catalog no. K14553, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0519-3 December 2011, 6 x 9, 240 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $29.95 / £19.99 Available in eBook

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You Can Count on Monsters

Train Your Brain

A Year’s Worth of Puzzles

The First 100 Numbers and Their Characters

George Grätzer

Richard Evan Schwartz

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

This book provides entertaining and challenging mental exercises for every week of the year. Whether you are a high school student eager to sharpen your brain or someone older who would like to retain your mental agility, you will find your brain getting sharper and more agile as you solve the puzzles in this book. Read a few puzzles every week, think about them, solve them, and you will see the results. And on the way to a sharper mind, you will enjoy every step.

With crisp, creative artwork and bright, engaging colors, this special counting book visually explores the concepts of factoring and the role of prime and composite numbers. For each prime number, the author associates a pattern of dots and a monster. The playful and colorful monsters are designed to give readers an intuitive understanding of the building blocks of numbers and the basics of multiplication. The introduction and appendices help instructors answer questions about factoring from a young audience.

Catalog no. K00594, ISBN: 978-1-56881-710-1 April 2011, 6 x 9, 253 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $29.95 / £18.99 Available in eBook

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Combinatory Logic

Roads to Infinity

Pure, Applied and Typed

The Mathematics of Truth and Proof

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Combinatory logic is a versatile field that is connected to philosophical, mathematical, and computational logic. This reference covers results in the field from the last four decades along with classical information on the topic. The author makes combinatory logic simple to understand while providing working knowledge that is rigorous, current, and readable. Reader-friendly without compromising the precision of exposition, the book includes many new research results not found in the available literature. It also contains pointers to new directions in the field that can be pursued further by researchers. Catalog no. K10024, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0000-3 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 357 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

John Stillwell University of San Francisco, California, USA, and Monash University Clayton, Victoria, Australia

This book unifies ideas from set theory and mathematical logic and traces their effects on mainstream mathematical topics of today, such as number theory and combinatorics. Ideas are shown to evolve from natural mathematical questions about the nature of infinity and the nature of proof, set against a background of broader questions and developments in mathematics. The book acknowledges some important but neglected figures in the history of infinity, such as Post and Gentzen, alongside the recognized giants Cantor and Gödel. Catalog no. K00489, ISBN: 978-1-56881-466-7 July 2010, 6 x 9, 250 pp. Suggested Price: $39.95 / £27.99 Available in eBook

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Computability Theory Second Edition

3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development Second Edition Fletcher Dunn

S. Barry Cooper

Valve Software

University of Leeds, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematics

Ian Parberry

Designed for advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate students, this second edition includes new material on hyperarithmetical and Borel sets as well as more material on computability of structures, Pi-0-1 classes, and computability in science. It features an expanded treatment of complexity of computations and updated future directions in computability. In addition, the section on randomness is now a separate chapter. The author also discusses advanced topics in greater depth, including Post’s problem, forcing and category, applications of determinacy, and the computability of theories.

This engaging book presents the essential mathematics needed to describe, simulate, and render a 3D world. Reflecting both academic and in-the-trenches practical experience, the authors teach readers how to describe objects and their positions, orientations, and trajectories in 3D using mathematics. The text provides an introduction to mathematics for game designers, including the fundamentals of coordinate spaces, vectors, and matrices. It also covers orientation in three dimensions, calculus and dynamics, graphics, and parametric curves.

Catalog no. K11743, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3843-3 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 506 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £34.99

Handbook of Finite State Based Models and Applications

Set Theory / General References

Katalin Bimbó

University of North Texas, Denton, USA

Catalog no. K13210, ISBN: 978-1-56881-723-1 November 2011, 7-1/2 x 9-1/4, 846 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99 Available in eBook

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Basic Cryptography Richard E. Klima

Edited by

Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA

Jiacun Wang

Neil P. Sigmon

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Radford University, Virginia, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This handbook presents a collection of introductory materials on finite state theories and their applications. It offers an open treatment of the types of algorithms and data structures that are typically retained quietly by companies and provides performance information regarding individual techniques for various domain areas. A complete reference on finite state-based models and their applications, the book can be used by beginners as a quick reference guide and by researchers as an in-depth study of this area.

Requiring only a basic understanding of algebra, statistics, and number theory, this text provides a general introduction to cryptography. It covers topics, such as World War II ciphers, from cultural and historical contexts. The text presents many applications and uses the Maple™ package Maplets, allowing students to readily perform difficult calculations without first having to learn Maple programming. The book can also be read without the use of Maplets—to complete the exercises, a hand-held calculator can easily be substituted for Maplets.

Catalog no. K12067, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4618-6 June 2012, 7 x 10, 356 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K13332, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7241-3 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 448 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae

Calculus Lite

32nd Edition

Third Edition

Daniel Zwillinger

Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Breaking the mold of heavyweight calculus books, this text presents a straightforward introduction to calculus. The author uses an intuitive approach to explain real-world problems and then develops a rigorous mathematical treatment for their solution. He introduces standard preliminary topics, such as trigonometry and limits, by using them in context. The book is ideal as an excellent tutorial for self-study and exam preparation as well as a textbook for beginning courses at major universities and colleges. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

With over 6,000 entries, this handbook continues to provide essential formulas, tables, figures, and descriptions, including many diagrams, group tables, and integrals not available online. Along with a new chapter on mathematical formulae from the sciences, the latest edition includes new material on contingency tables, estimators, process capability, runs test, sample sizes, cellular automata, knot theory, music, quaternions, and rational trigonometry. It also offers updated and more streamlined tables while retaining the successful format of previous editions. Each section contains a valuable collection of fundamental reference material.

Catalog no. K13038, ISBN: 978-1-56881-157-4 August 2010, 6 x 9, 320 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $62.95 / £39.99

Catalog no. K11596, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3548-7 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 833 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99

Frank Morgan

General References

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A Concise Handbook of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Sciences Edited by

Theory and Applications

Andrei D. Polyanin

David S. Gunderson

Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

Alexei I. Chernoutsan Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow

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Handbook of Mathematical Induction

With numerous examples throughout, this handbook takes a practical approach to the basic notions, formulas, equations, problems, theorems, methods, and laws that most frequently occur in scientific and engineering applications. The authors pay special attention to issues that many engineers and students find difficult to understand and avoid special terminology whenever possible. An extensive table of contents, a detailed index, special font highlighting in the text, and crossreferences help readers find the desired information. Each chapter includes a list of literature sources with more detailed information about topics of interest. Catalog no. K10319, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0639-5 October 2010, 7 x 10, 1125 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This handbook presents hundreds of classical theorems and proofs that span many areas, including basic equalities and inequalities, combinatorics, linear algebra, calculus, trigonometry, geometry, set theory, game theory, recursion, and algorithms. It derives many forms of mathematical induction, such as infinite descent and the axiom of choice, from basic principles. The book contains more than 750 exercises—with complete solutions to at least 500—and includes nearly 600 bibliographic references, numerous cross references, and an extensive index of over 3,000 entries. Catalog no. C3649, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9364-3 September 2010, 7 x 10, 921 pp. Suggested Price: $115.95 / £73.99

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A Concise Introduction to Pure Mathematics Third Edition Martin Liebeck Imperial College, London, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematics

Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing A. Yavuz Oruc¸ University of Maryland, College Park, USA

A robust bridge between high school and higher level mathematics, this text presents some of the most fundamental and beautiful ideas in pure mathematics. It covers not only standard material but also many interesting topics not usually encountered at this level, such as solving cubic equations, studying the five Platonic solids, coding secret information, and comparing the sizes of two infinite sets. Three new chapters provide an introduction to mathematical analysis. This edition also includes solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Written for students and researchers in all fields and disciplines, this handbook offers a holistic approach to conceiving and then converting new ideas into effective proposals. It focuses on the technical aspects of writing proposals rather than the fundraising aspects. To help readers understand proposal writing, chapters provide full coverage of the scientific method, including information on how scientific research should be conducted. The book also presents the tools necessary to organize ideas and obtain the funds needed to effectively manage projects.

Catalog no. K11624, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3598-2 August 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 268 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $59.95 / £25.99

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Mathematical and Algorithmic Foundations of the Internet University of Pisa, Italy

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Graham Steel LSV, CNRS & ENS de Cachan, France Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Algorithms and Data Structures

This book introduces the concepts and methods upon which computer networks rely and explores their applications to the Internet and Web. Accessible to readers with an elementary mathematical background, it illustrates mathematical and algorithmic concepts with examples from various fields, including literature, history, and art. The authors provide in-depth coverage of the mathematical prerequisites and assemble a complete presentation of how computer networks function. They cover computational complexity and randomness, networks and graphs, parallel and distributed computing, and search engines. Catalog no. K11530, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3138-0 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 221 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $59.95 / £39.99 Available in eBook

Mathematics for the Environment Martin Walter University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

A truly interdisciplinary, concrete study of mathematics, this classroom-tested text shows how to employ simple mathematical tools, such as arithmetic, to uncover fundamental conflicts between the logic of human civilization and the logic of Nature. These tools can then be used to effectively deal with economic, environmental, and social issues. Only requiring proficiency in high schoollevel mathematics, the text includes numerous applications of population and economic models, epidemics, financial mathematics, DNA computing, climate change, pollution, solar energy, and media literacy. It also offers many problem sets within each section. Catalog no. K11565, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3472-5 January 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 679 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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A Mathematical Look at Politics E. Arthur Robinson, Jr. and Daniel H. Ullman George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA

With record voter turnouts for the 2008 presidential election, interest in the U.S. electoral system and voting (especially among college students) has never been higher. Based on the authors’ popular mathematics and politics course, this text shows how mathematical reasoning is connected to the pressing issues of contemporary politics and in the liberal arts. Focusing on voting, apportionment, conflict, and the Electoral College, each part of the text examines a type of decision problem and a way to solve it. Catalog no. K11044, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1983-8 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 477 pp. Suggested Price: $51.95 / £32.99 Available in eBook

A Student’s Guide to the Study, Practice, and Tools of Modern Mathematics Donald Bindner and Martin Erickson Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, USA Series: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

This guide provides an accessible introduction to the world of mathematics. It offers tips on how to study and write mathematics as well as how to use various mathematical tools, from LaTeX and Beamer to Mathematica® and Maple™ to MATLAB® and R. The text also includes exercises and challenges to stimulate creativity and improve problem solving abilities. The first section of the book covers issues pertaining to studying mathematics. The second section focuses on the use of mathematical tools for mathematical typesetting, generating data, finding patterns, and much more. Catalog no. K12061, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4606-3 November 2010, 7 x 10, 280 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $39.95 / £25.99 Available in eBook

Mathematics Education for a New Era

Video Games as a Medium for Learning Keith Devlin

Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics Edited by

Dipak K. Dey, Samiran Ghosh, and Bani K. Mallick

Stanford University, California, USA

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Mathematics Education for a New Era helps mathematicians and educators stay ahead of the development curve in math education. In the book, Stanford mathematician and NPR’s Math Guy Keith Devlin explains why, fun aside, video games are the ideal medium to teach middle-school math. Game developers also learn exactly what is involved in designing and producing successful math educational video games that foster the innovative mathematical thinking skills necessary for success in a global economy.

This volume discusses the development and application of Bayesian statistical methods for the analysis of high-throughput bioinformatics data arising from problems in molecular and structural biology and disease-related medical research. It presents a broad overview of statistical inference, clustering, and classification problems in two main high-throughput platforms: microarray gene expression and phylogenic analysis. Illustrating concepts using real-world data, the book covers a variety of recently developed Bayesian techniques, along with applications in genome-wide studies, phylogenetics, breast cancer, expression genomics, and more.

Catalog no. K13065, ISBN: 978-1-56881-431-5 February 2011, 6 x 9, 218 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $29.95 / £25.99 Available in eBook

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General References / Bioinformatics & Statistical Genetics

Fabrizio Luccio and Linda Pagli

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Bioinformatics

High Performance Parallel Computer Architectures Edited by

Bertil Schmidt Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Series: Embedded Multi-Core Systems

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This book introduces emerging parallel architectures, their corresponding programming paradigms, and their bioinformatics applications. Two introductory chapters supply necessary background on sequential bioinformatics algorithms and parallel architectures, such as multi-cores, Cell BE, GPUs, and FPGAs. The book then presents parallelization strategies and performance evaluations for numerous state-of-the-art bioinformatics algorithms and tools. It covers pairwise sequence alignment, multiple sequence alignment, BLAST, motif finding, and pattern matching as well as sequence assembly, hidden Markov models, molecular dynamics, and evolutionary tree reconstruction. Catalog no. K10768, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1488-8 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 370 pp. Suggested Price: $135.95 / £87.00

Data Mining for Bioinformatics Sumeet Dua and Pradeep Chowriappa Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, USA

This unified reference presents algorithms and methodologies of data mining that have been proposed and applied to bioinformatics problems. It covers key research outcomes in the area of data mining and their applications to bioinformatics. Drawing from journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, keynote presentations, and published books, the authors present techniques that have been successfully modeled for bioinformatics applications. They also discuss the theories and principles of data mining, design methodology, and data-intensive computational challenges. Catalog no. 2801, ISBN: 978-0-8493-2801-5 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 340 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Cancer Systems Biology Edited by

Edwin Wang

Genome Annotation

National Research Council of Canada and McGill University Center for Bioinformatics, Montreal, Quebec Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Paul M.K. Gordon, Christoph W. Sensen, and Jung Soh Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

The unprecedented amount of data produced with high-throughput experimentation forces biologists to employ mathematical representation and computation to glean meaningful information in systems-level biology. Applying this approach to the underlying molecular mechanisms of tumorgenesis, cancer research has made a series of new discoveries and biological insights. Unique in its dualistic approach, this book introduces the concepts and theories of systems biology and their applications in cancer research. It presents basic cancer biology and cutting-edge cancer research topics for computational biologists alongside systems biology analysis tools for experimental biologists.

From individual tools to genome analysis, this book provides an overview of annotation strategies and toolkits currently in use. Presenting a combination of principles and practice, the authors elucidate database search engines and HTML-based annotation systems for specialists in computational biology and bioinformatics who use genome annotation in their work. They also introduce web service-based annotation pipelines. The text includes a CD-ROM with MAGPIE and Bluejay, genome annotation systems, and viewers that are used in thousands of laboratories around the world.

Catalog no. K10596, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1185-6 May 2010, 7 x 10, 455 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Computational and Visualization Techniques for Structural Bioinformatics using Chimera

Handbook of Chemoinformatics Algorithms Jean-Loup Faulon University of Evry, France

Forbes J. Burkowski

Andreas Bender

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Leiden University, The Netherlands Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

This book emphasizes computer programs that analyze protein structural data with program output-generating data files and visual feedback in the form of a molecular display. The theoretical part of the text considers the mathematical models related to molecular structure and the computational strategies that work with these models to derive results. The practical part presents UCSF Chimera as a “workbench” that provides a Python programming environment and the ability to see program output in the molecular display. A CD-ROM includes Python code, color figures, and session files for Chimera.

This handbook provides an overview of the most common chemoinformatics algorithms in a single source. It explains how algorithms and graph theory are applied to chemical problems, such as structure–activity/property predictions. The book describes virtual screening techniques, docking methods, inverseQSAR methods, de novo design algorithms, sequence alignment algorithms, and classical machine learning algorithms. Along with reviewing open source software and databases, it explores the development and validation of QSAR models and covers applications in combinatorial library design, synthesis design, biological network inference, and systems biology.

Catalog no. K11654, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3661-3 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 256 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Introduction to Bio-Ontologies

Microarray Image Analysis

Peter N. Robinson and Sebastian Bauer

Karl Fraser, Zidong Wang, and Xiaohui Liu

Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science and Data Analysis

Exploring the computational background of ontologies, this self-contained text helps readers understand ontological algorithms and their applications. It describes a host of bio-ontologies, including gene ontology and human phenotype ontology. The authors cover graph and inference algorithms and explain how these algorithms are used in biological and biomedical applications. They also offer overviews of the R programming language and the W3C standards of XML, RDF, and OWL. Along with extensive references and many exercises, the book provides software and data on a supporting website.

To harness the high-throughput potential of DNA microarray technology, it is crucial that the analysis stages of the process are decoupled from the requirements of operator assistance. This book presents an automatic system for microarray image processing to make this decoupling a reality. The proposed system integrates and extends traditional analytical-based methods and custom-designed novel algorithms. The authors cover many new approaches for processing microarray images, such as novel subgrid detection, feature identification, and graph-cutting techniques. They detail the algorithmic processes and analyze the processes performance over real-world microarray image data.

Catalog no. K11656, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3665-1 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 517 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Introduction to Computational Proteomics Golan Yona Stanford University, California, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Statistics and Data Analysis for Microarrays Using R and Bioconductor Second Edition Sorin Dra˘ ghici Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Tackling the protocols and problems involved with protein analysis, classification, and meta-organization, this volume analyzes individual and complex entities and covers protein families, interactions, cellular pathways, and gene networks. The first part of the book presents methods for identifying the building blocks of the protein space, algorithms for assessing similarity between proteins, and mathematical models for representing protein families and classifying new instances. The second part covers methods that investigate higher-order structure in the protein space through the application of unsupervised learning algorithms.

Richly illustrated in color, this bestselling text clearly describes powerful analysis techniques and algorithms for mining and interpreting biological information. Omitting tedious details, heavy formalisms, and cryptic notations, the text takes a hands-on, example-based approach that explains the basics of R and microarray technology as well as how to choose and apply the proper data analysis tool to specific problems. Now using R and Bioconductor, this edition has been expanded with fourteen new chapters and 600 more pages. R code is available on a CD-ROM.

Catalog no. C5556, ISBN: 978-1-58488-555-9 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 767 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Methods in Medical Informatics

Fundamentals of Healthcare Programming in Perl, Python, and Ruby Jules J. Berman Columbia, Maryland, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

A user friendly, step-by-step practical guide for applying basic informatics algorithms to medical data sets, this book includes examples using Perl, Python, and Ruby. The author employs a minimal selection of commands for quick learning and references only free, publicly available resources. The book demonstrates how easy it is to master the wide variety of data types encountered in a healthcare setting with just a few simple programming commands. It covers building blocks, medical data resources, primary tasks of medical informatics, and medical discovery. Catalog no. K11946, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4182-2 September 2010, 7 x 10, 413 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99 Available in eBook

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Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology Second Edition

Darren J. Wilkinson Newcastle University, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

This book provides an accessible introduction to the use of stochastic processes for modeling biological systems, such as genetic and biochemical networks. Focusing on simulation, the text includes many examples, R and SBML code, and computer-based exercises. Fully updated, this second edition includes improvements to the chapters on Markov processes, kinetics, and approximate algorithms. It also greatly expands the coverage of statistical inference, using likelihood-free techniques. Updated computing aspects include a new R package and the use of the new SBML Level 3. Catalog no. K11715, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3772-6 November 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 363 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Bioinformatics & Statistical Genetics

An Algorithmic Approach

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Translational Bioinformatics

Marciel G. Kann

Advanced Bayesian Methods for Medical Test Accuracy

University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

Lyle D. Broemeling Broemeling and Associates, Medical Lake, Washington, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Translational bioinformatics is an emerging research field at the intersection of bioinformatics and clinical medicine. This book bridges the gaps among basic bioinformatics research, clinical informatics applications, and informatics practices in the biopharmaceutical and health management industries. It features the latest knowledge discovery advances while providing an interdisciplinary overview of translational bioinformatics concepts, techniques, and practices. Expert researchers cover such fundamental concepts as applied systems biomedicine, computational diagnostics, integrative biomedical informatics, and predictive pharmacology.

After a review of the usual measures, including specificity, sensitivity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, and the area under the ROC curve, this book expands its scope to cover the more advanced topics of verification bias, diagnostic tests with imperfect gold standards, and medical tests where no gold standard is available. The author offers a practical treatment by including R and WinBUGS code in the examples and by employing the Bayesian approach throughout the text. He also provides practical problems at the end of each chapter.

Edited by

Jake Y. Chen Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA

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Catalog no. K11835, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3983-6 June 2012, 7 x 10, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K11763, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3878-5 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 487 pp. Suggested Price: $139.95 / £89.00 Available in eBook

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Adaptive Design Methods in Clinical Trials Second Edition

Shein-Chung Chow Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Mark Chang AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

This second edition reflects recent developments and regulatory positions on the use of adaptive designs in clinical trials. It unifies the vast and continuously growing literature and research activities on regulatory requirements, scientific and practical issues, and statistical methodology. This edition significantly updates the chapters on protocol amendment and clinical trial simulation to incorporate the latest changes. It also includes five entirely new chapters on twostage adaptive design, biomarker adaptive trials, target clinical trials, sample size and power estimation, and regulatory perspectives. Catalog no. K11837, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3987-4 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 376 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Applied Medical Statistics Using SAS Geoff Der University of Glasgow, Scotland

Brian S. Everitt Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, UK (retired)

Adding topics useful to medical statisticians, this new edition of a popular intermediate-level reference explores the use of SAS for analyzing medical data. A new chapter on visualizing data includes a detailed account of graphics for investigating data and smoothing techniques. The book also includes new chapters on measurement in medicine, epidemiology/observational studies, metaanalysis, Bayesian methods, and handling missing data. The book maintains its example-based approach, with SAS code and output included throughout and available online. Catalog no. K13087, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6797-6 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 480 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Adaptive and Flexible Clinical Trials Richard Chin Institute for One World Health, San Francisco, California, USA

By enabling studies to be modified during the course of the trial, modern adaptive clinical trial designs can make studies substantially faster, more efficient, and more powerful than traditional clinical trials. The recent advances in web-based real-time data entry and novel statistical methods have made adaptive clinical trials practical and attractive. Suitable for readers involved in drug development, this is the first book that comprehensively explains all essential aspects of adaptive clinical trials. Without using highly technical statistical jargon, it discusses the design, conduct, and execution of these trials. Catalog no. K11738, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3832-7 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 198 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Bayesian Adaptive Methods for Clinical Trials Scott M. Berry, Bradley P. Carlin, J. Jack Lee, and Peter Müller Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Written by leading pioneers of Bayesian clinical trial designs, this book explores the growing role of Bayesian thinking in clinical trial analysis. Covering Phase I, II, and III clinical trials, it establishes the basic principles before extending them to specific phases and endpoints. The authors also discuss the use of historical data, equivalence studies, multiplicity and multiple comparisons, and subgroup analysis. They provide many detailed examples drawing on real data sets. Along with other materials, the R and WinBUGS codes used throughout are available on supporting websites. Catalog no. K11217, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2548-8 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 323 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

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Clinical Trial Methodology

Biostatistics

Karl E. Peace

A Computing Approach

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA

Stewart Anderson

Ding-Geng (Din) Chen

University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Focusing on visualization and computational approaches with an emphasis on the importance of simulation, this book introduces modern and classical biostatistical methods and compares their respective usefulness. It covers essential topics in biostatistical science, including simple linear regression, multivariate regression, repeated measure, nonparametric analysis, survival analysis, sample size, and power calculations. Assuming only basic knowledge of probability and statistics, the text offers exercises with solutions as well as numerous practical applications and detailed worked examples taken from the medical area, all computed using R and SAS.

Drawing from the authors’ courses on the subject and experience working in the pharmaceutical industry, this book emphasizes the importance of statistical thinking in clinical research and presents the methodology as a key component of clinical research. From ethical issues and sample size considerations to adaptive design procedures and statistical analysis, the book first covers the methodology that spans every clinical trial regardless of the area of application. Bioequivalence clinical trials are then discussed. The final chapters incorporate real-world case studies of clinical trials from the authors’ own experiences.

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Biosurveillance

Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery

Methods and Case Studies Edited by

Taha Kass-Hout

John D. MacCuish and Norah E. MacCuish

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Xiaohui Zhang International Public Health Institute, Tucson, Arizona, USA

This volume discusses how biosurveillance systems support epidemiologists and public health officials in the early identification, situational awareness, and response management of natural and man-made health-related events. Initial chapters build a foundation while subsequent chapters present applied case studies from around the world, including China, the United States, Denmark, and the Asia-Pacific region. Through these case studies, the expert contributors offer firsthand insight on lessons learned and unresolved issues. The book also addresses policy and organizational issues related to the construction of biosurveillance systems. Catalog no. K10043, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0046-1 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 380 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £59.99

Mesa Analytics & Computing, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

With a DVD of color figures, this book provides an expert guide to extracting the most pertinent information from pharmaceutical and biomedical data. It offers a concise overview of common clustering methods used in bioinformatics and drug discovery. The authors cover the clustering of small and large data sets, parallelization of clustering algorithms, validation and visualization, asymmetric clustering, and clustering ambiguity. They provide many real-world examples from industrial settings, such as combinatorial library design and compound databases, and include exercises at the end of each chapter. Catalog no. K10863, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1678-3 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 244 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99 Available in eBook

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Clinical Trial Data Analysis Using R University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA

Controversial Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

Karl E. Peace

Shein-Chung Chow

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

This book thoroughly covers biostatistical analyses of clinical trial data and shows step by step how to implement the statistical methods using R. Each chapter presents examples of clinical trials based on the authors’ actual experiences in clinical drug development. Various biostatistical methods for analyzing the data are then identified. The authors also develop analysis code using R packages and functions. This approach enables readers to gain an understanding of the analysis methods and R implementation so that they can use R to analyze their own clinical trial data.

Written by one of the preeminent experts in the field, this book covers commonly encountered controversial statistical issues in clinical trials and, whenever possible, makes recommendations to resolve these problems. It focuses on issues occurring at various stages of clinical research and development, including early-phase clinical development, bench-to-bedside translational research, and late-phase clinical development. Numerous examples illustrate the impact of these issues on the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the test treatment under investigation. The author also offers recommendations regarding possible resolutions of the problems.

Ding-Geng (Din) Chen

Catalog no. K11861, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4020-7 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 387 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Biostatistics

Textbook

Catalog no. K12247, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4961-3 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 611 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Design and Analysis of Bridging Studies Chin-Fu Hsiao, Jen-pei Liu, and Shein-Chung Chow Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Biostatistics

This book provides a unified summary of the growing literature and research activities on regulatory requirements, scientific and practical issues, and statistical methodology pertaining to the design and evaluation of bridging studies, which provide pharmacodynamic or clinical data that allow extrapolation of the foreign clinical data to a new region. Along with a thorough overview of bridging studies, the text addresses issues such as ethnic sensitivity, necessity of bridging studies, types of bridging studies, and assessment of similarity between regions based on bridging evidence. Catalog no. K12075, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4634-6 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 350 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Ying Kuen Cheung Columbia University, New York, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

This book presents the continual reassessment method (CRM) as a tool for dosefinding studies. With a focus on the implementation and practice of the CRM and its variations, it explains how the CRM may be calibrated and extended to suit common clinical settings. The book includes examples of real clinical trials data to illustrate the calibration techniques and shows how R can be used to carry out the techniques. It also explores alternatives for situations where the CRM fails. Catalog no. C9151, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9151-9 March 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 200 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Design and Analysis of Non-Inferiority Trials Mark D. Rothmann, Brian L. Wiens, and Ivan S.F. Chan Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

The increased use of non-inferiority analysis has been accompanied by a proliferation of research on the design and analysis of non-inferiority studies. This work brings together this body of research and confronts the issues involved in the design of a non-inferiority trial. Using examples from real clinical trials, the book discusses general and regulatory issues and illustrates how they affect analysis. Each chapter begins with a non-technical introduction for readers without prior knowledge of non-inferiority clinical trials. The book also provides detailed mathematical approaches along with their mathematical properties.

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Dose Finding by the Continual Reassessment Method

Catalog no. C8040, ISBN: 978-1-58488-804-8 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 454 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Dynamic Prediction in Clinical Survival Analysis Hans van Houwelingen and Hein Putter Leiden University, The Netherlands Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

In the last twenty years, dynamic prediction models have been extensively used to monitor patient prognosis in survival analysis. Co-authored by one of the pioneers in the area, this book synthesizes these developments in a unified framework. It covers a range of models, including prognostic and dynamic prediction of survival using genomic data and time-dependent information. The text includes numerous examples using real data taken from the authors’ collaborative research. R programs are provided for implementing the methods. Catalog no. K11593, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3533-3 November 2011, 7 x 10, 250 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Design and Analysis of Quality of Life Studies in Clinical Trials

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Diane L. Fairclough

Lawrence L. Kupper, Brian H. Neelon, and Sean M. O’Brien

Second Edition

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

Using SAS, SPSS, and R, this book addresses design and analysis aspects so that readers can apply statistical methods to their own longitudinal studies. This edition includes a new chapter on testing models that involve moderation and mediation, a new chapter on QALYs and QTWiST specific to clinical trials, and methodological developments for the analysis of trials with missing data. It also revises discussions of multiple comparisons procedures. Data sets, examples, applications, and code are available on the book’s website. Catalog no. C6117, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6117-8 January 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 424 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

Exercises and Solutions in Biostatistical Theory Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Drawn from nearly four decades of Lawrence L. Kupper’s teaching experiences, this text presents theoretical statistical concepts, numerous exercises, and detailed solutions that span topics from basic probability to statistical inference. The text links theoretical principles to real-world situations, including some of the authors’ own biostatistical work that has addressed complicated design and analysis issues in the health sciences. The authors also explain the biostatistical principles needed to solve various exercises. By working through these exercises, students develop a deep understanding of the principles of biostatistical theory. Catalog no. C7222, ISBN: 978-1-58488-722-5 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 420 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $51.95 / £24.99 Available in eBook

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An Introduction to Bayesian Biostatistics

Frailty Models in Survival Analysis

Gary L. Rosner University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Purushottam Laud

Accessible to nonspecialists, this book explains the basic ideas in frailty modeling and statistical techniques, with a focus on real data application and interpretation of the results. It extensively explores how univariate frailty models can represent unobserved heterogeneity. It also emphasizes correlated frailty models as extensions of univariate and shared frailty models. The author analyzes similarities and differences between frailty and copula models and describes parametric and semiparametric models using both frequentist and Bayesian approaches. He also shows how to apply the models to real data using R, SAS, and Stata.

With discussions on many recent developments in Bayesian methodologies, this introduction considers statistical issues in biomedical research, allowing for greater collaborations between biostatisticians and biomedical researchers. The text presents biostatistical methods from a Bayesian perspective. It includes an overview of Bayesian statistics, a discussion of rates and proportions with applications in clinical and other population-based studies, recent developments in clinical trial design, methods for evaluating censored data and diagnostic tests, and problems resulting from multiple comparisons.

Catalog no. C7388, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7388-1 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 312 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

Catalog no. K10026, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0008-9 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 400 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Handbook of Adaptive Designs in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Development Edited by

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Measurement Error

Models, Methods, and Applications

Annpey Pong Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, USA

Shein-Chung Chow Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA

This handbook provides a unified presentation of the principles and statistical methodologies used when modifying trial procedures based on accrued data of ongoing clinical trials. The book also gives a well-balanced summary of current regulatory perspectives and presents real-world examples of a range of adaptive designs. Leading clinical researchers in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, and regulatory agencies examine issues commonly encountered when applying adaptive design methods in clinical trials. They discuss the importance of sample size estimation/allocation, justification, and adjustment when implementing a complicated adaptive design. Catalog no. K10507, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1016-3 October 2010, 7 x 10, 496 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £66.99

John P. Buonaccorsi University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

This work describes the impacts of measurement errors on naive analyses that ignore them and presents ways to correct for them across a variety of statistical models, from simple one-sample problems and misclassification in categorical models to regression models to more complex mixed and time series models. The author includes examples using real-world data from epidemiology, ecology, and other disciplines and employs SAS-IML and Stata to implement many of the techniques in the examples. Catalog no. C6656, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6656-2 March 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 463 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

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Measures of Interobserver Agreement and Reliability Handbook of Statistics in Clinical Oncology Third Edition Edited by

Second Edition

Mohamed M. Shoukri King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Addressing the many challenges that have arisen since the publication of its predecessor, this third edition covers the newest developments involved in the design and analysis of cancer clinical trials. Accessible to statisticians in clinical trials as well as oncologists interested in clinical trial methodology, the book presents up-to-date statistical approaches to research. New topics in this edition include Bayesian trial design and genome-wide association studies. This edition also contains numerous figures to better explain concepts and examples.

Exploring applications in medical research and clinical epidemiology, this text continues to cover important issues related to the design and analysis of reliability and agreement studies. This edition contains a new chapter that describes various models for methods comparison studies as well as a new chapter on the analysis of reproducibility using the within-subjects coefficient of variation. It also emphasizes sample size determination and the definition of the subjects’ and raters’ population. The accompanying CD-ROM includes data sets and SAS code.

Catalog no. K12872, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6200-1 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 648 pp. Suggested Price: $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. K10539, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1080-4 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 291 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £66.99

John Crowley and Antje Hoering

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Biostatistics

Andreas Wienke

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Medical Biostatistics Third Edition

Valerii V. Fedorov and Sergei L. Leonov

Biostatistics

Abhaya Indrayan

GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

The third edition of this acclaimed text focuses on the statistical aspects of medicine with a medical perspective, showing how biostatistics is a useful tool to manage medical uncertainties. This edition provides expanded coverage of topics and includes software illustrations. The author presents step-by-step explanations of statistical methods with the help of numerous real-world examples. Graphs and guide charts at the beginning of the book enable quick access to the relevant statistical procedure, and the comprehensive index makes it easier to locate terms of interest.

This book examines the theory of optimal model-based design and provides examples of optimal designs for various models, mostly related to biopharmaceutical applications, such as dose-response studies. The authors pay special attention to adaptive or sequential optimal designs for nonlinear regression models when estimation and optimal design are performed in stages. The text illustrates optimal designs for various models using an example of the application of a first-order optimization algorithm in the space of information matrices, which is implemented in both MATLAB® and SAS.

Catalog no. K13952, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8414-0 May 2012, 6 x 9, 800 pp. Suggested Price: $129.95 / £82.00

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Monte Carlo Simulation for the Pharmaceutical Industry Concepts, Algorithms, and Case Studies

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Optimal Design for Nonlinear Response Models

Practical Statistical Methods

Mark Chang

A SAS Programming Approach

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Lakshmi V. Padgett

Helping you become a skillful “simulator,” this book provides broad coverage of the drug development process, from drug discovery to preclinical and clinical trial aspects to commercialization. It presents the theories and methods for carrying out computer simulations, covers descriptive and pseudo-code algorithms that provide the basis for implementing the simulation methods, and illustrates realworld problems through case studies. The author discusses game theory, adaptive design, molecular design, prescription drug marketing, biological pathway simulation, genetic programming, and pharmacokinetic modeling.

This book presents a broad spectrum of statistical methods useful for researchers without an extensive statistical background. Omitting mathematical details and complicated formulae, it provides SAS programs to carry out the necessary analyses and draw appropriate inferences for common statistical problems. The author describes methods used for quantitative data and continuous data following normal and nonnormal distributions. She also focuses on simple linear regression, logistic regression, and the proportional hazards model. The final chapter briefly discusses propensity scores, misclassification errors, interim analysis, conditional power, bootstrap, and jackknife.

Catalog no. K11621, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3592-0 September 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 564 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Centocor, Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA

Catalog no. K10634, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1282-2 April 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 304 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

Randomized Clinical Trials of Nonpharmacological Treatments Multivariate Survival Analysis and Competing Risks

Edited by

Martin J. Crowder

David Moher

Imperial College, University of London, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Suitable for graduate students and researchers in statistics and biostatistics as well as those in the medical field, epidemiology, and social sciences, this book introduces univariate survival analysis and extends it to the multivariate case. It also covers competing risks and counting processes and provides many realworld examples, exercises, and R code. The author explores survival data, survival distributions, frailty models, parametric methods, multivariate data and distributions, copulas, continuous failure, parametric likelihood inference, and non- and semi-parametric methods.

Nonpharmacological treatments include a wide variety of treatments, such as surgery, technical procedures, implantable devices, nonimplantable devices, rehabilitation, psychotherapy, and behavioral interventions. This book focuses on the methods of assessing nonpharmacological treatments, highlighting specific issues and discussing all possible design of trials. It provides practical examples to underline the issues and presents solutions to assessing nonpharmacological treatment in trials. Perhaps the first book to exclusively explore this topic, it discusses various categories of treatments from surgical procedures to psychotherapy.

Catalog no. K13489, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7521-6 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 320 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

Isabelle Boutron and Philippe Ravaud INSERM U738, Paris, France

Catalog no. C8017, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8801-4 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 400 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Statistical Evaluation of Diagnostic Performance Topics in ROC Analysis

Bayesian Analysis Made Simple An Excel GUI for WinBUGS Phil Woodward

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

Pfizer, Ltd, Sandwich, Kent, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics

This book presents innovative approaches in ROC analysis, which are relevant to a wide variety of applications, including medical imaging, cancer research, epidemiology, and bioinformatics. The covered topics include monotonetransformation techniques in parametric ROC analysis, ROC methods for combined and pooled biomarkers, Bayesian hierarchical transformation models, sequential designs and inferences in the ROC setting, predictive modeling, multireader ROC analysis, and free-response ROC methodology.

From simple NLMs to complex GLMMs and beyond, this book describes how to use the GUI for WinBUGS—BugsXLA—an Excel add-in written by the author that allows a range of Bayesian models to be easily specified. With case studies throughout, the text shows how to routinely apply even the more complex aspects of model specification, such as GLMMs, outlier robust models, random effects Emax models, auto-regressive errors, and Bayesian variable selection. The author also explains how to obtain free software to get started immediately.

Catalog no. K10617, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1222-8 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 245 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K11808, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3954-6 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 364 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £44.99

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Clustering Statistical Thinking in Epidemiology Yu-Kang Tu and Mark S. Gilthorpe University of Leeds, UK

Addressing issues that have plagued researchers throughout the last decade, this book provides new insights into the many existing problems in statistical modeling and offers several alternative strategies to approach these problems. The authors use specific examples in epidemiology to illustrate different model specifications that can imply different sets of causal relationships between variables. Each model is interpreted with regard to the context of implicit or explicit causal relationships. The authors also use vector geometry where applicable to provide an intuitive understanding of important statistical concepts. Catalog no. K10018, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9991-1 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 231 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

A Data Recovery Approach, Second Edition Boris Mirkin SCSIS Birkbeck University of London, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science and Data Analysis

Covering both classical and modern approaches such as divisive clustering, this book uses in-depth case studies to illustrate how clustering methods can be applied. The case studies have been expanded and improved in this second edition. The author also presents new material on variable selection and weighting, similarity/ relational data clustering, spectral clustering, and interpretation of clusters. A supplementary website now includes MATLAB® code and data sets for all of the examples presented in the text. Catalog no. K11742, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3841-9 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 416 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Testing Statistical Hypotheses of Equivalence and Noninferiority Second Edition

Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R François Husson, Sébastien Lê, and Jérôme Pages

Stefan Wellek Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, and University of Heidelberg, Germany

Giving much more attention to noninferiority testing, this second edition provides readers with a rich repertoire of efficient solutions to specific equivalence and noninferiority testing problems frequently encountered in the analysis of real data sets. It also includes new chapters on equivalence tests for multivariate data and tests for relevant differences between treatments. Drawing from real-life medical research, the author uses numerous examples to illustrate the methods. Updated computer programs in SAS, Fortran, and R for facilitating the routine application of testing procedures are available online at www.crcpress.com Catalog no. K10408, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0818-4 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 431 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99

Biostatistics / Computational Statistics

Kelly H. Zou, Aiyi Liu, Andriy I. Bandos, Lucila Ohno-Machado, and Howard E. Rockette

AGROCAMPUS OUEST, Rennes, France Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science and Data Analysis

Full of real-world case studies and practical advice, this book focuses on four fundamental methods of multivariate exploratory data analysis that are most suitable for applications. It covers principal component analysis when variables are quantitative, correspondence analysis and multiple correspondence analysis when variables are categorical, and hierarchical cluster analysis. The authors take a geometric point of view that provides a unified vision for exploring multivariate data tables. All of the data sets and code are available on the book’s website. Catalog no. K11614, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3580-7 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 240 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99 Available in eBook

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Graphics for Statistics and Data Analysis with R Kevin J. Keen University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Damon M. Berridge and Robert Crouchley Lancaster University, UK

Computational Statistics

This text presents the basic principles of sound graphical design and applies these principles to engaging examples using the graphical functions available in R. The author emphasizes the fundamentals of statistical graphics and describes the strengths and weaknesses of each graphical display. He also presents technical theoretical details the estimation of quantiles, kernel density estimation, locally weighted polynomial regression, and splines. The book includes examples of realworld data, end-of-chapter exercises, and many illustrations, some in color. R code is available on the book’s website.

In medical and social science research, MGLMMs help disentangle state dependence from incidental parameters. Focusing on these sophisticated data analysis techniques, this work presents robust and methodologically sound models for analyzing large and complex data sets—enabling readers to answer increasingly complex research questions. It applies the principles of modeling to longitudinal data from panel and related studies via the Sabre software package in R. Many examples throughout the text illustrate the analysis of real-world data sets. Supporting materials are available on a Sabre-dedicated website.

Catalog no. C0756, ISBN: 978-1-58488-087-5 April 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 489 pp. Suggested Price: $72.95 / £45.99

Catalog no. K10680, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1326-3 April 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 304 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Methods of Statistical Model Estimation Joseph M. Hilbe Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, and Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

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Multivariate Generalized Linear Mixed Models Using R

Programming Graphical User Interfaces with R John Verzani CUNY/College of Staten Island, New York, USA

Andrew Robinson

Michael Lawrence

University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

This book provides a step-by-step guide to estimating regression models using optimization, maximum likelihood, quadrature, and simulation. It allows readers to develop their own R code for models relevant to the data they are studying. The book begins with background material and basic models, building through to more complex situations, such as mixed effects models. It contains data from various disciplines, illustrating how the techniques can be applied to building models for real data problems.

Focusing on GUIs within the R language, this book shows programmers and users how to develop their own GUIs, enabling them to interface with other languages. The authors cover four different packages for writing GUIs: gWidgets, RGtk2, Qt, and Tcl Tk. Supported by a package in CRAN that contains all of the code along with additional examples, the text is filled with numerous examples ranging from the very simple to detailed illustrations of how to code actual interfaces.

Catalog no. K12707, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5802-8 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 320 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K12672, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5682-6 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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R Graphics Multiple Comparisons Using R Frank Bretz, Torsten Hothorn, and Peter Westfall Controlling multiplicity in experiments ensures better decision making and safeguards against false claims. Adopting a unifying theme based on maximum statistics, this self-contained introduction describes the common underlying theory of multiple comparison procedures through numerous examples. It covers a range of multiple comparison procedures, from the Bonferroni method and Simes’ test to resampling and adaptive design methods. The book also presents a detailed description of available software implementations in R. The R packages and source code for the analyses are available at http://CRAN.R-project.org. Catalog no. C5742, ISBN: 978-1-58488-574-0 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 205 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Second Edition Paul Murrell The University of Auckland, New Zealand Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

Written by the foremost authority in the field, this book explains how to use R to produce high quality statistical graphics. Completely updated and revised, this second edition highlights new graphics-related packages that have been developed, such as the ggplot2 package. A number of new chapters cover these packages in detail. Other chapters new to this edition feature interactive graphics, 3D graphics, and importing graphics. The book also includes new examples as well as enhanced exercises for teaching or self-study. Catalog no. K11535, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3176-2 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 546 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Using SAS for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Claus Thorn Ekstrøm

Nicholas J. Horton

University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

This primer provides a collection of concise examples and solutions to R problems frequently encountered by new users of this statistical software. Numerous examples illustrate a specific situation, topic, or problem, including data importing, data management, classical statistical analyses, and high-quality graphics production. Each example is self-contained and includes R code that can be run exactly as shown, enabling results from the book to be replicated. Additional topics and R code are available from the book’s supporting website.

This book presents an easy way to learn how to perform an analytical task in SAS, without having to navigate through the extensive, idiosyncratic, and sometimes unwieldy software documentation. It covers data management, descriptive summaries, inferential procedures, regression analysis, multivariate methods, and the creation of graphics. The text includes convenient indices organized by topic and SAS syntax and contains many example analyses. Data sets and code are available for download on the book’s website.

Catalog no. K12876, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6206-3 August 2011, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 299 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $39.95 / £25.99

Catalog no. K11361, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2757-4 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 305 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $62.95 / £39.99

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Statistical Computing in C++ and R Randall L. Eubank Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

Local Models for Spatial Analysis

Ana Kupresanin

Second Edition

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

Christopher D. Lloyd

This book discusses code development in C++ and R, before going beyond to look at the valuable use of these two languages in unison. It covers linear equation solution with regression and linear models motivation, optimization with maximum likelihood and nonlinear least squares motivation, and random number generation. While the text does require a working knowledge of both the basic concepts in statistics and experience in programming, it does not require knowledge specific to C++ or R. Catalog no. C6650, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6650-0 December 2011, 7 x 10, 556 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

With new chapters addressing spatial patterning in single variables and spatial relations, this second edition provides guidance on a wide variety of real-world problems. Focusing on solutions, it presents a complete introduction to key concepts and a clear mapping of the methods discussed. The author clearly distinguishes between local and global methods and provides more detailed coverage of geographical weighting, image texture measures, local spatial autocorrelation, and multicollinearity and geographically weighted regression. In addition, every chapter now includes links to key related studies. Catalog no. K11433, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2919-6 October 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

Using R for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Modeling and Simulation in Ecotoxicology with Applications in MATLAB® and Simulink®

Ken Kleinman

Kenneth R. Dixon

Nicholas J. Horton Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

This book presents an easy way to learn how to perform an analytical task in R, without having to navigate through its extensive, idiosyncratic, and sometimes unwieldy software documentation and vast number of add-on packages. Showing how to efficiently use the powerful R system, the authors cover data management, descriptive summaries, inferential procedures, regression analysis, multivariate methods, and the creation of graphics. The text includes convenient indices organized by topic and R syntax and contains many example analyses. Data sets and code are available for download on the book’s website.

Exploring roles critical to environmental toxicology, this volume covers the steps in modeling and simulation from problem conception to validation and simulation analysis. Using MATLAB® and Simulink®, the author presents examples of mathematical functions and simulations, with special emphasis on how to develop mathematical models and run computer simulations of ecotoxicological processes. He also provides three individual case studies. The methodology in the book is versatile enough to be readily applicable not only to environmental toxicology but also a range of other biological fields.

Catalog no. K11360, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2755-0 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 297 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $62.95 / £39.99

Catalog no. K12573, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5517-1 August 2011, 7 x 10, 270 pp. Suggested Price: $119.95 / £76.99

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Computational Statistics / Environmental Statistics

Ken Kleinman

The R Primer

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Simulating Nature Environmental Statistics / SPC/Reliability/Quality Control 46

A Philosophical Study of ComputerSimulation Uncertainties and Their Role in Climate Science and Policy Advice, Second Edition

Statistical Geoinformatics for Human Environment Interface

Arthur C. Petersen

Wayne L. Myers

PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Bilthoven

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Addressing how to manage the science-policy interface, this book presents a philosophical study of the issues surrounding uncertainty in scientific simulation, particularly concerning the role it plays in public policy regarding climate change. The author, who participated in the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) plenaries in 2001 and 2007, discusses the assessment reports of the IPCC and explains the workings of the IPCC. This second edition reflects the latest developments in climate change policy.

A clear, concise discussion of spatial patterns of interaction between complexes of environmental and human process factors, this book facilitates the convergence of the two sides to focus on the interactions between human factors and environmental factors at the interface. It recognizes the information resources in the repertoire of each side and elucidates the informational elements with special relevance to the interface and ways of handling these elements effectively. The author takes an intellectual middle ground between spatial statistics, multivariate analysis, and GIS.

Catalog no. K14379, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0062-4 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 224 pp., Soft Cover Suggested Price: $59.95 / £38.99 Available in eBook

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Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining Edited by

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Applied Reliability

Shashi Shekhar

Third Edition

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Paul A. Tobias

Ranga Raju Vatsavai

Austin, Texas, USA (retired)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

A collaborative effort between a leading academic on spatial data mining and a research scientist with over a decade of interdisciplinary experience at a prestigious national laboratory, this book not only covers concepts and algorithms but also includes appropriate examples and exercises suitable for classroom teaching. With contributions from eminent scholars, the book explores the breadth and depth of the field, including theory and practice. It also includes ample exercises and examples. Catalog no. K10726, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1418-5 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

David C. Trindade Bloom Energy, San Jose, California, USA

This easy-to-use guide addresses basic descriptive statistics, reliability concepts, exponential distribution, Weibull distribution, and lognormal distribution. It also covers reliability data plotting, acceleration models, life test data analysis and systems models, and much more. The third edition includes a new chapter on Bayesian reliability analysis and expanded, updated coverage of repairable system modeling. Taking a practical and example-oriented approach to reliability analysis, the book provides detailed illustrations of software implementation throughout using several widely available software packages. Software and other files are available online. Catalog no. C4665, ISBN: 978-1-58488-466-8 August 2011, 7 x 10, 600 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

Spatial Statistics

GeoSpatial Information Modeling and Thematic Mapping Mohammed A. Kalkhan Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

This book reviews the types and applications of geospatial information data, such as remote sensing, GIS, and GPS, as well as their integration into landscapescale geospatial statistical models and maps. Readers will learn the requirements and limitations of each geospatial tool. With statistical data analysis methods, the text includes laboratory exercises using ArcInfo, ArcGIS, ArcView, ERDASIMAGINE, and other popular software for geospatial modeling. It also features case studies with examples. Catalog no. 69764, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6976-1 May 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 184 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £33.99

Essential Statistical Concepts for the Quality Professional D.H. Stamatis University of Phoenix School of Business, Southgate, Michigan, USA

The essence of any root cause analysis in our thinking of modern quality is to go beyond the actual problem. This book offers a new nontechnical statistical approach to quality for effective improvement and productivity. It focuses on very specific and fundamental methodologies as well as tools for the future. By examining the fundamentals of statistical understanding, the book shows why statistical use is important in the decision making process. Catalog no. K14213, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9457-6 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 488 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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A First Course in Quality Engineering

Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition K.S. Krishnamoorthi Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, USA

V. Ram Krishnamoorthi Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Illinois, USA

Helping students become effective quality engineers, this text covers both management and statistical methods of quality engineering in an integrative manner. Suitable for candidates preparing for the certified quality engineer (CQE) exam, this edition reflects the changes in the latest revision of the ISO 9000 Standards and the Baldrige Award criteria. Along with new mini-projects and examples, it incorporates lean methods for reducing cycle time, increasing throughput, and reducing waste. Reorganized and more accessible, this edition also includes more coverage of strategic planning. Catalog no. K11869, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4034-4 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 634 pp. Suggested Price: $129.95 / £82.00 Available in eBook

Bayesian Programming Pierre Bessiere, Juan-Manuel Ahuactzin, Kamel Mekhnacha, and Emmanuel Mazer To create a complete computing Bayesian framework, a new modeling methodology is needed to build probabilistic models; new inference algorithms are required to automate probabilistic calculus; and new programming languages must implement these models on computers. Eventually, new hardware will also be necessary to run these Bayesian programs efficiently. This book describes the first steps toward the ultimate goal of creating a Bayesian computer. It focuses on Bayesian programming, presents applications from various areas such as robotics, and requires only basic knowledge of mathematics, making it accessible to nonexperts. Catalog no. K13774, ISBN: 978-1-4398-8032-6 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 350 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Data Clustering in C++ Statistical Process Control for Real-World Applications

An Object-Oriented Approach Guojun Gan

Levinson Productivity Systems, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

Manulife Financial, Toronto, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Picking up where the textbooks usually leave off, this book equips readers to deal with nonnormal applications scientifically and to explain the methodology to suppliers and customers. It shows how to handle uncooperative real-world processes that do not follow textbook assumptions. The author explains how to set realistic control limits and calculate meaningful process capability indices for nonnormal applications. Highlighting the pitfalls of assuming normality for all processes, the book addresses multivariate systems, nested variation sources, as well as lognormal, gamma, and Weibull distributions.

Using object-oriented design and programming techniques in C++, this book explores the commonalities of all data clustering algorithms to create a flexible set of reusable classes that simplifies the implementation of any data clustering algorithm. The first part of the text reviews basic concepts of data clustering, the UML, object-oriented programming in C++, and design patterns. The second section develops the data clustering base classes. The third part implements several popular data clustering algorithms. Additional topics such as data pre-processing, data and cluster visualization, and cluster interpretation are briefly covered.

Catalog no. K11055, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2000-1 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 272 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Catalog no. K12884, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6223-0 March 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 520 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Bayesian Artificial Intelligence

Data Mining with R

Kevin B. Korb and Ann E. Nicholson

Luis Torgo

Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science and Data Analysis

University of Porto, Portugal Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

The second edition of this bestseller introduces the main concepts, foundation, and applications of Bayesian networks. This edition contains a new chapter on Bayesian network classifiers and a new section on object-oriented Bayesian networks, along with new applications and case studies. It includes a new section that addresses foundational problems with causal discovery and Markov blanket discovery and a new section that covers methods of evaluating causal discovery programs. Supplemental materials are available on the book’s website.

This hands-on book uses practical examples to illustrate the power of R and data mining. Assuming no prior knowledge of R or data mining/statistical techniques, it covers a diverse set of problems that pose different challenges in terms of size, type of data, goals of analysis, and analytical tools. The main data mining processes and techniques are presented through detailed, real-world case studies. With these case studies, the author supplies all necessary steps, code, and data. A supporting website provides data sets and R code.

Catalog no. K10816, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1591-5 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 491 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

Catalog no. K10510, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1018-7 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 305 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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William A. Levinson

Second Edition

Learning with Case Studies

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Exploratory Data Analysis with MATLAB® Second Edition

Edited by

Statistical Learning & Data Mining

Wendy L. Martinez, Angel R. Martinez, and Jeffrey L. Solka

Cristóbal Romero, Sebastian Ventura, Mykola Pechenizkiy, and Ryan Baker

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science and Data Analysis

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Like its best-selling predecessor, this second edition continues to use numerous examples and applications to show how EDA methods are used in practice. This edition covers many innovative approaches for dimensionality reduction, clustering, and visualization, including nonnegative matrix factorization, linear discriminant analysis, curvilinear component analysis, independent component analysis, smoothing splines, probabilistic latent semantic analysis, spectral-based clustering, a rangefinder boxplot, scatterplots with marginal histograms, biplots, and Andrews’ images method. MATLAB® codes are available for download on the book’s website.

This handbook helps education experts understand what types of questions EDM can address and helps data miners understand what types of questions are important to educational design and educational decision making. The first part of the book includes nine surveys and tutorials on the principal data mining techniques that have been applied in education. The second part presents a set of 25 case studies that give a rich overview of the problems that EDM has addressed. The book reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the EDM community.

Catalog no. K10616, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1220-4 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 530 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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A First Course in Machine Learning Simon Rogers

Catalog no. K10250, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0457-5 October 2010, 7 x 10, 535 pp. Suggested Price: $115.95 / £73.99 Available in eBook

Handbook of Natural Language Processing Second Edition Edited by

Nitin Indurkhya

University of Glasgow, Scotland

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Mark Girolami

Fred J. Damerau

University College London, UK

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Handbook of Educational Data Mining

Goshen, Connecticut, USA

Requiring minimal mathematical prerequisites, this classroom-tested text covers the core mathematical and statistical techniques needed to understand some of the most popular machine learning algorithms, including classification, clustering, and projection algorithms. The MATLAB®/Octave scripts available online enable readers to recreate plots that appear in the book and investigate changing model specifications and parameter values. By experimenting with the various algorithms and concepts, readers see how an abstract set of equations can be used to solve real problems. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K11175, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2414-6 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 305 pp. Suggested Price: $69.95 / £34.99

This handbook presents practical tools and techniques for implementing natural language processing in computer systems. Along with removing outdated material, this edition offers greater prominence to statistical approaches and a broader multilingual scope to include Asian and European languages. It also contains a new applications section that covers many well-known and emerging applications, including machine translation, biomedical text mining, and sentiment analysis. In addition, an actively maintained companion wiki provides online resources, supplementary information, and current developments. Catalog no. C5921, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8592-1 February 2010, 7 x 10, 704 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99 Available in eBook

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Foundations of Predictive Analytics

Introduction to Ensemble Methods

James Wu and Stephen Coggeshall

Zhi-Hua Zhou

ID Analytics, Inc., San Diego, California, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Nanjing University, People’s Republic of China Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Written by industry experts, this book introduces the various concepts, theorems, and algorithms widely used in statistical data analysis and data mining. It covers important topics in data mining, machine learning, and statistical pattern recognition, including linear and nonlinear regression models, time series analysis, and variable selection. The text also explores key topics that are not extensively covered in similar books, such as copula functions, incremental regression, censored data models, Dempster-Shafer theory, survival data analysis, and GARCH.

This book presents an in-depth and systematic introduction to ensemble methods for researchers in machine learning, data mining, and related areas. It helps readers solve modern problems in machine learning using these methods. The author covers the spectrum of research in ensemble methods, including such famous methods as boosting, bagging, and rainforest, along with current directions and methods not sufficiently addressed in other books. Chapters explore cutting-edge topics, such as semisupervised ensembles, cluster ensembles, and comprehensibility, as well as successful applications.

Catalog no. K13186, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6946-8 February 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 339 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K11467, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3003-1 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 406 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Zenglin Xu and Irwin King

Music Data Mining Edited by

Tao Li, Mitsunori Ogihara, and George Tzanetakis

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Including the historical background, recent advances in the field, theoretical perspectives, and real-world applications, this book outlines a systematic framework for implementing semi-supervised learning methods. It provides a toolbox on semi-supervised learning algorithms, presenting illustrations and examples of each algorithm. The book defines and distinguishes supervised learning, unsupervised learning, semi-supervised learning, and other relevant learning tasks. It discusses important semi-supervised learning models, including generative models for semi-supervised learning, semi-supervised support vector machines, and graph-based semi-supervised learning methods.

Advances in digital music technology have created challenges for effectively accessing and interacting with large collections of music and associated data. This book explores how data mining addresses these challenges by mining useful information and using it to create novel ways of interacting with large music collections. Leading experts in data mining, machine learning, and music science examine fundamental issues of classification and audio signal processing and discuss social aspects of music mining. They also present new research in instrument recognition, mood and emotion classification, and hit song prediction science.

Catalog no. K11253, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2609-6 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 250 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K11597, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3552-4 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 384 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Knowledge Discovery from Data Streams

Practical Graph Mining with R Edited by

João Gama

Nagiza F. Samatova

University of Porto, Portugal Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Exploring how to extract knowledge structures from evolving and time-changing data, this book presents a coherent overview of research in learning from data streams. It covers fundamentals imperative to understanding data streams and describes important applications, such as TCP/IP traffic, GPS data, sensor networks, and customer click streams. It also explores advanced areas, such as ubiquitous data stream mining; addresses several challenges of data mining in the future, when stream mining will be at the core of many applications; and includes pseudo-code of more than 30 streaming-like algorithms.

Integrating two important aspects of computer science (graph-based modeling and data mining techniques), this book provides a practical, do-it-yourself approach to extracting interesting patterns from graph data. The self-contained text requires no prerequisite knowledge of data mining and includes many worked examples, exercises with solutions, and real-world applications and data sets. Each algorithm is presented with accompanying R code. A supporting website features additional resources, including PowerPoint slides, R code, and data sets.

Catalog no. K11254, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2611-9 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 255 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Catalog no. K12799, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6084-7 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 480 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Manifold Learning Theory and Applications

Relational Data Clustering

Edited by

Models, Algorithms, and Applications

Yunqian Ma Yun Fu

Bo Long, Zhongfei Zhang, and Philip S. Yu Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

University of Buffalo, New York, USA

Incorporating state-of-the-art techniques, this book provides a complete theoretical and practical treatment of manifold learning. An excellent entry point for readers new to the subject, it supplies a high-level introductory view of the topic as well as in-depth discussions of key technical details. The book also summarizes up-todate advances in manifold learning. The comprehensive range of topics includes basic theoretical background, implementation, and practical applications in fields such as medical, biometrics, multimedia, and computer vision. Catalog no. K13255, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7109-6 December 2011, 7 x 10, 294 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

A culmination of the authors’ years of extensive research on the topic, this book provides a complete, self-contained introduction to advances in relational data clustering. It presents a novel theoretical framework as well as state-of-the-art models for relational data clustering. The authors also describe a family of new algorithms for various relational clustering problems arising in a wide range of important applications. Concepts and theory are explained through detailed application examples, and the book includes a comprehensive reference list of related literature. Catalog no. C7261, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7261-7 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 216 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99 Available in eBook

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Statistical Learning & Data Mining

Introduction to Semi-Supervised Learning

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Statistical Learning and Data Science

Sparse Modeling

Theory, Algorithms, and Applications Irina Rish IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA

Genady Grabarnik

Statistical Learning & Data Mining 50

Edited by

Mireille Gettler Summa, Léon Bottou, Bernard Goldfarb, Fionn Murtagh, Catherine Pardoux, and Myriam Touati

The City University of New York, New York, USA

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science and Data Analysis

Sparse modeling is an important issue in many applications of machine learning and statistics where the main objective is discovering predictive patterns in data to enhance understanding of underlying physical, biological, and other natural processes. This book surveys recent advances in statistics, machine learning, and signal processing related to sparse modeling. It explores recent developments in sparse modeling research, including the theoretical basis for sparse modeling, algorithmic approaches, and applications to computational biology, medicine, neuroscience, graphical model selection, and compressed sensing.

Driven by a vast range of applications, data analysis and learning from data are vibrant areas of research. Various methodologies, including unsupervised data analysis, supervised machine learning, and semisupervised techniques, have continued to develop to cope with the increasing amount of data collected through modern technology. With a focus on applications, this volume presents contributions from some of the leading researchers in data analysis. Synthesizing the methodologies into a coherent framework, the book covers a range of topics, from large-scale machine learning to synthesis objects analysis.

Catalog no. K11409, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2869-4 May 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 250 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K13059, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6763-1 December 2011, 7 x 10, 229 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Spectral Feature Selection for Data Mining Zheng Zhao SAS Institute, Cary, North Carolina, USA

Huan Liu Arizona State University, Tempe, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Support Vector Machines

Theory, Algorithms, and Extensions Yinjie Tian, Naiyang Deng, and Chunhua Zhang

Spectral feature selection is a state-of-the-art technique based on spectral graph theory. This book covers the theoretical foundations of spectra, connections to existing feature selection and extraction algorithms, and its applications in solving novel real-world problems in feature selection. The authors describe general feature selection and feature extraction concepts, the most popular existing algorithms, and recent research developments. The text includes precise definitions, a number of illustrative figures, and plenty of examples, along with slides, source code, and data on a supporting website.

Providing a comprehensive introduction to support vector machines (SVMs) from an optimization and operations research perspective, this book highlights the substantial and growing interest in machine learning within the optimization community. It describes the classification and regression problems that make up the two main components of SVMs and constructs SVMs for solving multi-class classification problems and handling multi-instance problems. Topics covered include probability for SVMs, twin-SVMs, SVMs with privileged information, multi-label SVMs, AVC maximizing SVMs, and kernel PCA.

Catalog no. K12877, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6209-4 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 217 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K12703, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5792-2 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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Statistical Data Mining Using SAS Applications Second Edition

Temporal Data Mining

George Fernandez

Theophano Mitsa

University of Nevada, Reno, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Software Consultant, Melrose, Massachusetts, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Compatible with SAS version 9, SAS Enterprise Guide, and SAS Learning Edition, this resource describes statistical data mining concepts and methods and includes 13 user-friendly SAS macro applications for performing complete data mining tasks. Along with many new features in the SAS-specific macro applications, this edition now provides access to SAS macros directly from your desktop and offers the ability to create publication-quality graphics. Each chapter emphasizes stepby-step instructions for using SAS macros and interpreting the results. Compiled data mining SAS macro files are available on the author’s website.

This book covers the theory of the subject and its application in a variety of fields. It discusses the incorporation of temporality in databases as well as temporal data representation, similarity computation, data classification, clustering, pattern discovery, and prediction. The book also explores the use of temporal data mining in medicine and biomedical informatics, business and industrial applications, web usage mining, and spatiotemporal data mining. Along with various state-of-theart algorithms, each chapter includes detailed references and short descriptions of relevant algorithms and techniques.

Catalog no. K10535, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1075-0 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 477 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

Catalog no. C9765, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8976-9 March 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 395 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

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Management, Types, and Standards

Textbook

Bayesian Ideas and Data Analysis

An Introduction for Scientists and Statisticians Ronald Christensen, Wesley Johnson, Adam Branscum, and Timothy E. Hanson

Edited by

Marcia J. Bates University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

This book covers the management, types, and technical standards of these increasingly important information retrieval (IR) systems. It discusses all types of IR systems, including those used in medicine, geographic information, and music, as well as retrieval in computer-supported collaborative work, Web mining, social mining, and the Semantic Web. Library and museum IR systems are also covered. Leading contributors in the field address digital asset management, piracy in digital media, records compliance, information storage technologies, and data transmission protocols.

Emphasizing the use of WinBUGS and R to analyze real data, this text presents statistical tools to address scientific questions. It highlights foundational issues in statistics, the importance of making accurate predictions, and the need for scientists and statisticians to collaborate in analyzing data. The authors cover a large number of statistical models, explore numerical approximations via MCMC simulation, and include exercises and real-world examples. The WinBUGS code provided offers a convenient platform to model and analyze a wide range of data. Code and other materials are available on the book’s website.

Catalog no. K14128, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9196-4 December 2011, 7 x 10, 755 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K10199, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0354-7 July 2010, 7 x 10, 516 pp. Suggested Price: $72.95 / £45.99

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Applied Bayesian Hierarchical Methods Peter D. Congdon University of London, UK

Emphasizing applications and practical computing aspects, this book reviews Bayesian hierarchical methods. It provides a complete treatment of the main modeling settings, including meta-analysis, time series, nonlinear regression, and multilevel, multivariate, panel, spatial, and survival data. The text includes realistic worked examples from the social and health sciences, mainly employing the WinBUGS package but also incorporating BayesX code. The author also illustrates MCMC sampling from first principles using R. A set of programs linked to the worked examples is available at www.crcpress.com. Catalog no. C7206, ISBN: 978-1-58488-720-1 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 604 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

Bayesian Model Selection and Statistical Modeling Tomohiro Ando Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan Series: Statistics: Textbooks and Monographs

Along with many practical applications, this book presents an array of Bayesian inference and model selection procedures. It thoroughly explains the concepts, illustrates the derivations of various Bayesian model selection criteria through examples, and provides R code for implementation. The R code is available for download on the book’s website. The text also applies Bayesian model averaging to many problems and compares the different types of simulation-based Bayesian model selection criteria, including the numerical calculation of Bayes factors, the Bayesian predictive information criterion, and the deviance information criterion. Catalog no. K11633, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3614-9 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

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Applied Categorical and Count Data Analysis

Choice-Based Conjoint Analysis

Wan Tang, Hua He, and Xin M. Tu

Damaraju Raghavarao, James B. Wiley, and Pallavi Chitturi

University of Rochester, New York, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Models and Designs

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

In addition to such traditional topics as logistic and Poisson regression models, this book covers modern statistical analysis, including models for count variables, longitudinal data analysis, reliability analysis, and methods for dealing with missing values. It pays special attention to small samples by incorporating exact methods for inference where possible. The authors analyze dependent outcomes from clustered and longitudinal study designs using the generalized linear mixedeffects model and weighted generalized estimating equations. They also include SAS, SPSS, and R codes for implementation of the methods discussed.

Building on the authors’ significant work in the field, this book explores the experimental design issues that occur when constructing concept profiles for discrete choice experimentation (DCE) and conjoint analysis (CA) studies. It show how to modify commonly used designs and models as well as develop new types of designs for solving DCE and CA problems. Requiring minimal mathematical background, the text explains experimental design concepts through illustrative examples and provides detailed coding of design matrices for standard designs.

Catalog no. K10311, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0624-1 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 360 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K10020, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9996-6 August 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 192 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Statistical Learning & Data Mining / Statistical Theory & Methods

Understanding Information Retrieval Systems

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Statistical Theory & Methods

Circular and Linear Regression Fitting Circles and Lines by Least Squares

Expansions and Asymptotics for Statistics

Nikolai Chernov

Christopher G. Small

University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

This book explains how to use modern algorithms to fit geometric contours to observed data in image processing and computer vision. The author covers all facets—geometric, statistical, and computational—of the methods. He looks at how the numerical algorithms relate to one another through underlying ideas, compares the strengths and weaknesses of each algorithm, and illustrates how to combine the algorithms to achieve the best performance. The text also identifies obscure issues that may be relevant in future research. MATLAB® codes are available on the author’s website.

Providing a broad toolkit of analytical methods, this book shows how asymptotics, when coupled with numerical methods, becomes a powerful way to acquire a deeper understanding of the techniques used in probability and statistics. It describes core ideas in statistical asymptotics and includes vignettes of various people from statistics and mathematics whose ideas have been instrumental in the development of the subject. The author also supplements some topics with relevant Maple™ commands and provides a list of common series and products, enabling readers to expand an expression or simplify an expansion.

Catalog no. K11619, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3590-6 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 286 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £66.99

Catalog no. C5904, ISBN: 978-1-58488-590-0 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 357 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Design and Analysis of Experiments with SAS

Experimental Design

John Lawson

Douglas Cunningham and Christian Wallraven

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

This textbook covers both classical ideas in experimental design and recent research topics. It clearly discusses the objectives of a research project that lead to an appropriate design choice, the practical aspects of creating a design and performing experiments, and the interpretation of computer data analysis results. Using SAS 9.2 to illustrate the construction of experimental designs and analysis of data, the author presents many applications from the pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial chemicals, and machinery industries. SAS code and ancillaries are available on the author’s website.

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Catalog no. C6060, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6060-7 May 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 596 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

From Psychophysics to User Studies Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

This book explains the basic terminology used to discuss experiments and takes a brief look at the long history of experimental use/design in psychology. It discusses how to generalize from a few people to the whole population. The largest part of the book is dedicated to the most flexible, and arguably the most central, aspect of an experiment: what do the participants do. Each chapter follows the same structure and includes two examples—one from traditional psychophysics and one using computer animated facial expressions as stimuli. Catalog no. K00394, ISBN: 978-1-56881-468-1 November 2011, 6 x 9, 408 pp. Suggested Price: $59.95 / £37.99 Available in eBook

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Design of Experiments

An Introduction Based on Linear Models Max D. Morris Iowa State University, Ames, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Offering deep insight into the connections between design choice and the resulting statistical analysis, this text explores how experiments are designed using linear statistical models. It presents an organized framework for understanding the statistical aspects of experimental design as a whole within the structure provided by general linear models. The text describes specific forms or classes of experimental designs, incorporates actual experiments drawn from the scientific and technical literature, and includes many end-of-chapter exercises. R with commands are provided in an appendix. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. C9233, ISBN: 978-1-58488-923-6 July 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 370 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £59.99

Extreme Value Methods with Applications to Finance Serguei Y. Novak Middlesex University, London, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

Extreme value theory provides tools for assessing risk of highly unusual developments, such as financial market crashes. This book synthesizes recent research, with emphasis on dependent observations. It concentrates on modern topics, such as compound Poisson approximation, processes of exceedances, and nonparametric estimation methods, which have not been focused on in other books on extremes. Along with examples from finance and insurance that illustrate the methods, the book includes over 200 exercises, making it useful as a reference, self-study tool, or course text. Catalog no. K11611, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3574-6 December 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 399 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Stef Van Buuren TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

Edited by

Steve Brooks, Andrew Gelman, Galin L. Jones, and Xiao-Li Meng Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Handbooks of Modern Statistical Methods

A practical guide for handling missing data, this book provides a flexible and accessible framework for multiple imputation along with strategies for obtaining effective solutions to these problems. The text is supported by many examples using real data taken from the author’s vast research involving missing data. All of the analyses can be replicated in R using the dedicated package MICE. Topics covered include multiple imputation, multivariate and univariate missing data, as well as issues of measurement, selection, and longitudinal data.

This comprehensive handbook brings together the major advances that have occurred in recent years while incorporating enough introductory material for new users of MCMC. Along with thorough coverage of the theoretical foundations and algorithmic and computational methodology, the book includes substantial realistic case studies from a variety of disciplines. These case studies demonstrate the application of MCMC methods and serve as a series of templates for the construction, implementation, and choice of MCMC methodology.

Catalog no. K13103, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6824-9 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 280 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. C7941, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7941-8 May 2011, 7 x 10, 619 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

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Gaussian Process Regression Analysis for Functional Data

Handbook of Parametric and Nonparametric Statistical Procedures

Jian Qing Shi University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Fifth Edition

Taeryon Choi

David J. Sheskin

Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, USA

This work presents nonparametric statistical methods for functional regression analysis, specifically the methods based on a Gaussian process prior in a functional space. The authors discuss functional data analysis, theoretical aspects based on the asymptotic properties of Gaussian process regression models, and new methodological developments for high dimensional data and variable selection. They also explore novel nonparametric statistical methods for curve prediction, curve clustering, functional ANOVA, and functional regression analysis of batch data, repeated curves, and non-Gaussian data. Some MATLAB® and C codes are available online.

Unsurpassed in accessibility, practicality, and scope, the fifth edition of this classic handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth coverage of more than 160 statistical procedures as well as theoretical and practical statistical topics. Including two new chapters on statistical modeling, this updated fifth edition contains substantial new material on statistical quality control, meta-analysis, and time series analysis. Each chapter presents at least one example of how to compute a statistical test and offers decision tables to help determine the appropriate test.

Catalog no. K11716, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3773-3 July 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 216 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99

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Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R

Handbook of Spatial Statistics

Zaven A. Karian

Alan E. Gelfand, Peter J. Diggle, Montserrat Fuentes, and Peter Guttorp

Denison University, Granville, Ohio, USA

Edward J. Dudewicz

Edited by

Syracuse University, New York, USA

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Handbooks of Modern Statistical Methods

Along with in-depth coverage of cutting-edge applications, this authoritative handbook presents the latest and best methods, algorithms, and computations for fitting distributions to data. The book covers GLD methodology and fitting systems as well as recent additions to GLD and generalized bootstrap methods. It also explores real-world applications in agriculture, reliability estimation, hurricanes/typhoons/cyclones, hail storms, water systems, insurance and inventory management, and materials science. The accompanying CD-ROM includes the R programs used for many of the computations.

Based on the work of prominent researchers, this handbook provides broad, thorough coverage of this vibrant area, from historical to contemporary topics. It explores the modeling advances, computational approaches, and methodology that have emerged in recent years. The book focuses on continuous and discrete spatial variation, spatial point patterns, and spatio-temporal processes. It also covers multivariate spatial process models, spatial aggregation, spatial misalignment, and spatial gradients in depth. The theory and applications are illustrated with many real-world data examples.

Catalog no. C7117, ISBN: 978-1-58488-711-9 October 2010, 7 x 10, 1718 pp. Suggested Price: $149.95 / £95.00

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Flexible Imputation of Missing Data

Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo

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Introduction to General and Generalized Linear Models Henrik Madsen and Poul Thyregod Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

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Providing a flexible framework for data analysis and model building, this text focuses on the statistical methods and models that can help predict the expected value of an outcome, dependent, or response variable. It offers a sound introduction to general and generalized linear models using the popular and powerful likelihood techniques. The authors enable a clear comparison between general and generalized linear models and illustrate the methods with many real-world examples. R is used throughout to solve the problems. Ancillaries are available on the book’s website. Catalog no. C9155, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9155-7 November 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 316 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £39.99

Modeling Survival Data Using Frailty Models David D. Hanagal University of Pune, India

Frailty models have been introduced into the statistical literature to account for the existence of unmeasured attributes, such as genotypes that introduce heterogeneity into a study population. Including inference results, applications, and references, this book presents the basic concepts of frailty models in survival analysis. The author also addresses advanced topics in frailty models, including estimation procedures, tests for frailty, and additive frailty models. The text covers frailty models based on Levy processes as well as correlated frailty models. Catalog no. K11657, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3667-5 January 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 334 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Introduction to Statistical Limit Theory

Nonparametric Statistical Inference

Alan M. Polansky

Fifth Edition

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Jean Dickinson Gibbons and Subhabrata Chakraborti

Helping readers develop a good understanding of asymptotic theory, this text provides a thorough yet accessible treatment of common modes of convergence and their related tools used in statistics. The author explains as much of the background material as possible and incorporates detailed proofs and explanations of the results. The text includes many end-of-chapter exercises and experiments that range in level of difficulty from easy to advanced. Numerous examples illustrate the application of asymptotic theory to modern statistical problems. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Since its first publication in 1971, this bestselling book has been widely regarded as the source for learning about nonparametric statistics. The fifth edition carries on this tradition while thoroughly revising at least 50 percent of the material. Covering the most commonly used nonparametric procedures, the authors carefully state the assumptions, develop the theory behind the procedures, and illustrate the techniques using realistic research examples from the social, behavioral, and life sciences. The text also contains many tables needed for finding P values and obtaining confidence interval estimates of parameters.

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Introduction to Time Series Modeling Genshiro Kitagawa

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

Nonparametric Statistical Tests

Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo, Japan Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

A Computational Approach

With a focus on the description, modeling, prediction, and signal extraction of times series, this book provides basic tools for analyzing time series that arise in real-world problems. It employs the state-space model as a generic tool for time series modeling and presents convenient recursive filtering and smoothing methods for the state-space models. The author takes a unified approach to model evaluation based on the entropy maximization principle advocated by Dr. Akaike. He also covers standard stationary time series models, nonstationary time series models, and simulation methods.

This book provides a modern and accessible overview of computationally intensive nonparametric statistical methods. Presenting up-to-date and detailed information, the text focuses on the use of permutation and bootstrap methods to assess the significance of a statistic in a hypothesis test. It includes numerous real examples to illustrate the methods, and SAS programs are used throughout to apply them. In addition, a significant portion of the book is devoted to recent nonparametric tests for comparing independent groups with potentially unequal variances.

Catalog no. C9217, ISBN: 978-1-58488-921-2 April 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 296 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99

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Markus Neuhauser Koblenz University of Applied Sciences, Remagen, Germany

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Optimal Experimental Design with R

An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models

Dieter Rasch, Jürgen Pilz, Rob Verdooren, and Albrecht Gebhardt

Christopher Hay-Jahans

This book focuses on the philosophy of experimentation and the need for good design and data collection for experiments. It gives experimenters and statisticians guidance on how to construct optimum experimental designs and calculate the sample size needed using R programs. The book contains many detailed real-world examples that show how the R programs should be used. The authors discuss variations of the regression model, including linear and nonlinear regression models. They also provide theoretical details for interested mathematical statisticians.

Suitable as an R supplement for courses or as a detailed self-help resource, this book provides computational and coding details on the use of R that other textbooks do not. Topics covered include simple and multiple linear regression models, models for one- and two-factor fixed-effects designs, covariance models, and models for randomized complete block designs. The development of “grassroots” code alongside demonstrations of pre-packaged routines provides users with illustrations on how to develop their own programs with R. Catalog no. K13410, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7365-6 October 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 372 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Robust Nonparametric Statistical Methods A Practitioner’s Guide to Resampling for Data Analysis, Data Mining, and Modeling Phillip I. Good Consultant, Huntington Beach, California, USA

Resampling methods are now being used in virtually every research area. This practical guide discusses the applications of these methods in a wide variety of subject areas. Each chapter contains a wealth of examples along with R and Stata code for implementing the techniques. Written by a leading authority in the field, the text covers estimation, two-sample and k-sample univariate, and multivariate comparisons of means and variances, sample size determination, categorical data analysis, multiple hypotheses, and model building. Catalog no. K12588, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5550-8 August 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 224 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Second Edition

Thomas P. Hettmansperger Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Joseph W. McKean Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

Presenting an extensive set of tools and methods for data analysis, this second edition includes more models and methods and significantly extends the possible analyses based on ranks. It contains a new section on rank procedures for nonlinear models, a new chapter on models with dependent error structure, and new material on the development of computationally efficient affine invariant/equivariant sign methods based on transform-retransform techniques in multivariate models. The authors illustrate the methods using many real-world examples and R, with the data sets and code on a supplementary website. Catalog no. K10449, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0908-2 December 2010, 7 x 10, 553 pp. Suggested Price: $104.95 / £66.99 Available in eBook

Sequential Analysis Principles of Uncertainty Joseph B. Kadane Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Addressing what are sometimes thought of as two different subjects, this book presents statistics as simply an application of probability. It provides a comprehensive introduction to uncertainty principles and the theory of Bayesian statistics. Each chapter begins by introducing one new concept or assumption and then explores the consequences of that new assumption when added to those already made. Chapters end with a summary and exercises. Employing “just-intime mathematics,” the author introduces mathematical ideas just before they are applied to advance the main argument. Catalog no. K12848, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6161-5 May 2011, 7 x 10, 503 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Statistical Theory & Methods

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University of Alaska-Southeast, Juneau, USA

Hypothesis Testing and Change-Point Detection

Michele Basseville, Igor Nikiforov, and Alexander Tartakovsky Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

This book presents an overview of the theory and applications of sequential methods for hypothesis testing and change-point detection in a wide range of engineering and environmental domains. It describes all the important theoretical developments with an emphasis on applications, including environmental surveillance, biomedical engineering, image processing, computer security, econometrics, and finance. The text covers practical discrete-time models as well as very general cases that include both continuous- and discrete-time models. It also presents the results for multihypothesis tests and detection-isolation procedures. Catalog no. K11731, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3820-4 June 2012, 7 x 10, 512 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Simultaneous Inference in Regression

Statistical Inference

Wei Liu

Ayanendranath Basu, Hiroyuki Shioya, and Chanseok Park

University of Southampton, UK Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

Statistical Theory & Methods

With examples and MATLAB® programs that make it easy to apply the methods to your own data analysis, this book provides a thorough overview of the construction methods and applications of simultaneous confidence bands for various inferential purposes. Most of the text covers normal-error linear regression models, although the author also describes the logistic regression model to show how simultaneous confidence bands can be constructed and used for generalized linear regression models. The MATLAB programs, along with color figures, are available for download on the author’s website. Catalog no. K11385, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2809-0 October 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 292 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99 Available in eBook

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This book focuses on density-based minimum distance methods and their use in statistical inference. It covers statistical distances, density-based minimum distance methods, discrete and continuous models, asymptotic distributions, robustness, computational issues, residual adjustment functions, graphical descriptions of robustness, penalized and combined distances, multisample methods, weighted likelihood, and multinomial goodness-of-fit tests. The book also introduces the minimum distance methodology in interdisciplinary areas, such as neural networks and image processing, as well as specialized models and problems, including regression, mixture models, survival and Bayesian analysis, and more. Catalog no. K10008, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9965-2 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 429 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Smoothing Splines

Statistical Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations

Yuedong Wang

Mathieu Kessler, Alexander Lindner, and Michael Sorensen

Methods and Applications University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

With many real-world examples, this book shows how to apply the powerful methods of smoothing splines in practice. It covers basic smoothing spline models as well as more advanced models, such as spline smoothing with correlated random errors. It also presents methods for model selection and inference. The author makes the advanced smoothing spline methodology based on reproducing kernel Hilbert space accessible to practitioners and students by keeping theory to a minimum. R is used throughout to implement the methods, with code available on the book’s web page.

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The Minimum Distance Approach

Catalog no. C7755, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7755-1 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 384 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

This book presents current research trends and recent developments in statistical methods for stochastic differential equations. Written to be accessible to new students and seasoned researchers, each chapter starts with introductions to the topics and builds gradually toward discussing recent research. Chapters are selfcontained and written by leading researchers from the field. The book includes applications to finance and econometrics and provides relevant software where applicable. Catalog no. K12236, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4940-8 March 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 416 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Time Series

Statistical Inference

Modeling, Computation, and Inference

An Integrated Bayesian/Likelihood Approach

Raquel Prado

Murray Aitkin

University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

University of Melbourne, Australia Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

Mike West Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

Filling a gap in current Bayesian theory, this book presents a unified Bayesian treatment of parameter inference and model comparisons that can be used with simple diffuse prior specifications. This novel approach provides new solutions to difficult model comparison problems and offers direct Bayesian counterparts of frequentist t-tests and other standard statistical methods for hypothesis testing. The book discusses nonparametric Bayesian survey analysis, gives alternatives to current frequentist nonparametric methods, and includes new goodness-of-fit methods for assessing parametric models.

This text covers time and spectral domain and univariate and multivariate time series methods. It also discusses recent techniques for modeling time series data, such as dynamic graphical models, SMC methods, and nonlinear/non-Gaussian dynamic models. Emphasizing model-based, computationally intensive analysis of structured time series, the authors present analyses of real time series data in numerous examples and case studies to illustrate the flexibility and practical impact of the models and methods. Many of the data sets, R and MATLAB® code, and other material are available on the authors’ websites.

Catalog no. C3436, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9343-8 June 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 254 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Time Series Modeling of Neuroscience Data Tohru Ozaki Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo, Japan

There is increasing interest in the use of time series models for the study of neuroscience data such as EEG, MEG, fMRI, and NIRS. Written by one of the pioneers of these methods, this book presents an overview of time series models for the study of neuroscience data. It is accessible to applied statisticians working with neuroscience data as well as quantitatively trained neuroscientists. Many real examples illustrate the methods and the computational toolbox provided on the web enables readers to apply the methods to real data. Catalog no. C4602, ISBN: 978-1-4200-9460-2 January 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 576 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

Design of Experiments and Linear Regression in the Biological Sciences Salvador Alejandro Gezan, Suzanne Jane Clark, Suzanne Jane Welham, and Andrew Mead Written in simple language with relevant examples, this introductory book presents best practices in experimental design and simple data analysis. Taking a practical and intuitive approach, it only uses mathematical formulae to formalize the methods where necessary. The text features extended discussions of examples that include real research data sets. The authors analyze data to illustrate the use of basic formulae for simple examples while using the GenStat® statistical package for more complex examples. Each chapter offers instructions on how to obtain the example analyses in GenStat and R. Catalog no. K10432, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0878-8 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 352 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

Visualizing Data Patterns with Micromaps Daniel B. Carr George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

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Modelling and Quantitative Methods in Fisheries

Linda Williams Pickle

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StatNet Consulting, LLC, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

Malcolm Haddon

This full-color book explores the design variations and applications of micromaps, which link statistical information to an organized set of small maps. It illustrates the three main types of micromaps (linked, conditioned, and comparative) and summarizes the cognitive research and statistical thinking behind these designs. To compare and contrast their purposes, limitations, and strengths, the book applies all three of these techniques to the same demographic data for Louisiana before and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Many supplementary resources are available on the book’s website.

Revised and restructured, this second edition provides an accessible introduction to quantitative methods in fisheries. It features new material on tests and comparisons as well as new chapters on length-based models and uncertainty estimation using Bayesian methods. Employing a structured, logical, step-by-step approach, the text covers simple linear regression, complex nonlinear modeling, methodology, and specific fields in fisheries. It also includes numerous real-world examples implemented in Excel, with workbooks for all examples available for download online.

Catalog no. C7573, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7573-1 April 2010, 8-1/2 x 11, 182 pp. Suggested Price: $72.95 / £45.99

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Artificial Neural Networks in Biological and Environmental Analysis

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CSIRO, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Statistical Physics of Biomolecules

Grady Hanrahan

An Introduction

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, USA Series: Analytical Chemistry

Daniel M. Zuckerman

Based on our knowledge of the functioning human brain, artificial neural networks (ANNs) serve as a modern paradigm for computing. This book provides a comprehensive introduction and practical guide to the development, optimization, and application of ANNs in modern environmental and biological analysis. Presenting basic principles together with simulated biological and environmental data sets and real applications in the field, the text helps scientists use the power of the ANN model to explain physical concepts and to demonstrate complex natural processes.

It is essential for modern students of molecular behavior to understand the physics at the heart of modern molecular science, but traditional presentations of this material are often difficult to penetrate. This volume brings down to earth some of the most intimidating but important theories of molecular biophysics. Students build understanding by focusing on probability theory, low-dimensional models, and the simplest molecular systems. The book’s accessible development of equilibrium and dynamical statistical physics makes it a valuable text for students with limited physics and chemistry backgrounds.

Catalog no. K10638, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1258-7 January 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 214 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

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University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Customer and Business Analytics

Statistics for Business, Finance, & Economics 58

Actuarial Mathematics and Life-Table Statistics Eric V. Slud University of Maryland, College Park, USA

This text covers life tables, survival models, and life insurance premiums and reserves. It presents the actuarial material conceptually with reference to ideas from other mathematical studies, allowing readers with knowledge in calculus to explore business, actuarial science, economics, and statistics. Each chapter contains exercise sets and worked examples that highlight the most important and frequently used formulas and show how the ideas and formulas work together smoothly. Illustrations and solutions are also provided. Catalog no. K12871, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6197-4 June 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 320 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

Applied Data Mining for Business Decision Making Using R Robert E. Krider Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

Daniel S. Putler University of British Columbia, Canada Series: Chapman &Hall/CRC The R Series

This hands-on guide covers database marketing, surveys, and other data sources for businesses. Each chapter introduces a method or model and ends with a detailed tutorial that guides students through an analysis of a real case. The book takes a data mining approach, yet readers are encouraged to consider the substantive business problem rather than taking a purely exploratory approach to customer analytics. The text is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on customer analytics, data mining for marketing, database marketing, marketing analytics, or business intelligence. Catalog no. K14501, ISBN: 978-1-4665-0396-0 May 2012, 7 x 10, 300 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

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Applied Statistics for Business and Economics Robert M. Leekley Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, USA

Designed for a one-semester course, this text offers students in business and the social sciences an effective introduction to some of the most basic and powerful techniques available for understanding their world. Numerous interesting and important examples reflect real-life situations, and calculations can be performed using any standard spreadsheet package. To help with the examples, the author offers both actual and hypothetical databases on his website. After reading the book, students will be able to summarize data in insightful ways and make inferences from samples. Catalog no. K10296, ISBN: 978-1-4398-0568-8 March 2010, 7 x 10, 496 pp. Suggested Price: $83.95 / £53.99

Economic Time Series Modeling and Seasonality Edited by

William R. Bell, Scott H. Holan, and Tucker S. McElroy This resource focuses on the analysis of economic time series as it pertains to modeling and seasonality. It presents cutting-edge research that would otherwise be scattered throughout diverse peer-reviewed journals. This compilation of 21 chapters showcases the cross-fertilization between the fields of time series modeling and seasonal adjustment, as is reflected both in the contents of the chapters and in their authorship, with contributors coming from academia and government statistical agencies. Catalog no. K12089, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4657-5 January 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 496 pp. Suggested Price: $99.95 / £63.99 Available in eBook

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Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance

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A Concise Introduction to Business Research Methods

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Aman Ullah University of California, Riverside, USA

Concepts and Tools using SPSS

David E.A. Giles

D. Israel

University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Series: Statistics: Textbooks and Monographs

School of Business & Human Resources, Jharkhand State, India

Introductory in its approach, this text covers essential aspects of research methods. The author emphasizes experimental design, scale construction techniques, testing reliability, and validity, as well as the application of univariate, bivariate, and multivariate tools in data analysis. Step-by-step details of the application of SPSS, along with screenshots, are included to illustrate the application of tools to analyze and interpret research data. The book covers pre-, quasi-, true, and complex experimental design forms. Each chapter contains descriptive questions, multiple-choice questions, true/false statements, and exercises. Catalog no. K12814, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6109-7 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 210 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £49.99 Available in eBook

This handbook brings together background material and new methodological and applied results that are extremely important to the current and future frontiers in empirical economics and finance. Well-recognized experts emphasize inferential issues that transpire in the analysis of cross-sectional, time series, and panel data-based empirical models in economics, finance, and related disciplines. Containing previously unpublished material on econometrics, the book focuses on micro (cross-section), macro and financial (time series), and panel data models. It provides a balanced viewpoint of different philosophical positions and statistical tools. Catalog no. C7035, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7035-4 December 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 532 pp. Suggested Price: $149.95 / £95.00 Available in eBook

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Stanislav Anatolyev New Economic School, Moscow, Russia

Nikolay Gospodinov Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

This book discusses methods for efficient estimation in models defined by unconditional and conditional moment restrictions, inference in misspecified models, generalized empirical likelihood estimators, and alternative asymptotic approximations. The first chapter provides a general overview of established nonparametric and parametric approaches to estimation and conventional frameworks for statistical inference. The next several chapters focus on the estimation of models based on moment restrictions implied by economic theory. The final chapters cover nonconventional asymptotic tools that lead to improved finite-sample inference. Catalog no. K11735, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3824-2 June 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 234 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Quantitative Operational Risk Models Catalina Bolance, Montserrat Guillen, Jim Gustafsson, and Jens Perch Nielsen Presenting a nonparametric approach to modeling operational risk data, this book offers a practical perspective that combines statistical analysis and management orientations. It covers the statistical theory prerequisites and summarizes important contributions made in the past decade. The authors explain how to implement the new density estimation methods for analyzing the loss distribution in operational risk for banks and insurance companies. They also include SAS and R routines to implement all of the procedures discussed in the text. Catalog no. K14258, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9592-4 February 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 240 pp. Suggested Price: $79.95 / £44.99 Available in eBook

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Monte Carlo Methods and Models in Finance and Insurance Ralf Korn, Elke Korn, and Gerald Kroisandt

Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data, Second Edition Bruce Ratner

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

DM STAT-1 Consulting, New York, New York, USA

Offering a unique balance between applications and calculations, this book incorporates the application background of finance and insurance with the theory and applications of Monte Carlo methods. It presents methods and algorithms, including the multilevel Monte Carlo method, the statistical Romberg method, and the Heath–Platen estimator, as well as recent financial and actuarial models, such as the Cheyette and dynamic mortality models. The book enables readers to find the right algorithm for a desired application and illustrates complicated methods and algorithms with simple applications to provide an easy understanding of key properties.

This book focuses on large-scale statistical models that effectively consider big data identifying structures (variables) with the appropriate predictive power to yield reliable and robust large-scale analyses. This edition incorporates 13 new chapters as well as expanded explanations of the author’s own popular machinelearning GenIQ Model. The book highlights the needs of data analysts, regression modelers, non-regression modelers, and data miners across all industry sectors, delivering practical yet powerful, simple yet insightful quantitative techniques that reliably accommodate big data as well as the small data implied within.

Catalog no. C7618, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7618-9 February 2010, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 484 pp. Suggested Price: $94.95 / £59.99

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Practical Spreadsheet Risk Modeling for Management Dale Lehman, Huybert Groenendaal, and Greg Nolder A one-stop resource for performing quantitative risk analyses, this book provides practical case studies along with detailed instruction and illustration of the features of ModelRisk®, the most advanced risk modeling spreadsheet software currently available. The specific examples in the text demonstrate a number of cutting-edge tools and techniques that are very powerful in risk analysis but are not available in other spreadsheet simulation programs. The book covers modeling complex correlations, aggregating uncertainty and variability, and estimating parameter and model uncertainty. Catalog no. K12589, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5552-2 September 2011, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 284 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99

Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering Bruno Remillard HEC Montreal, Canada Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics

Providing MATLAB® programs and real data sets, this book covers the most widely used probability distributions and stochastic models for use in finance. It discusses hedging in discrete and continuous time, estimation for interest rate models, and measures of risk. Developed from the author’s graduate-level course, the text also explores the implementation of filtering techniques and copula models in finance and presents commonly used stochastic models, such as the Black–Scholes model. Catalog no. K12677, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5694-9 April 2012, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 500 pp. Suggested Price: $89.95 / £57.99 Available in eBook

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Statistics for Business, Finance, & Economics

Methods for Estimation and Inference in Modern Econometrics

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Markov Chains and Decision Processes for Engineers and Managers

Analysis of Questionnaire Data with R

Theodore J. Sheskin

Bruno Falissard

Cleveland State University, Ohio, USA

INSERM U669, Paris, France

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Simon P. Washington, Matthew G. Karlaftis, and Fred L. Mannering

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

With many examples and case studies covering transportation planning, engineering, safety, and economics, this update of a bestseller provides an understanding of a broad range of analytical tools required to solve transportation problems. This second edition includes new chapters on logistic regression, ordered probability models, random-parameter models, and Bayesian statistical modeling. It also offers an explicit treatment of frequency domain time series analysis, including Fourier and wavelets analysis methods. Data sets and PowerPoint and Word presentations are available online.

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General References

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Biosurveillance: Methods and Case Studies.......................39 Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology.......30

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Abraham De Moivre: Setting the Stage for Classical Probability and Its Applications........................................30 Access Control, Security, and Trust: A Logical Approach.....7 Accurate Condensed-Phase Quantum Chemistry..............22 Actuarial Mathematics and Life-Table Statistics................58 Adaptive and Flexible Clinical Trials..................................38 Adaptive Design Methods in Clinical Trials, Second Edition..................................................................38 Advanced Bayesian Methods for Medical Test Accuracy....38 Advanced Linear Algebra.....................................................3 Advanced Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering, Second Edition.............................................15 Agents, Games, and Evolution: Strategies at Work and Play..................................................................26 Algebraic and Stochastic Coding Theory...........................16 Algebraic Geometry in Cryptography.................................7 Algebraic Number Fields and Their Completions...............3 Algebraic Number Theory, Second Edition.........................3 An Illustrated Introduction to Topology and Homotopy........................................................................13 An Introduction to Bayesian Biostatistics..........................41 An Introduction to Beam Physics......................................23 An Introduction to Exotic Option Pricing........................20 An Introduction to Numerical Methods: A MATLAB Approach, Third Edition..............................25 An Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Applications to Biology, Second Edition...........................15 An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models..................55 Analysis of Questionnaire Data with R.............................60 Ancient Loons: Stories Pingree Told Me............................30 Applications of Combinatorial Matrix Theory to Laplacian Matrices of Graphs..............................................7 Applications of Lie Groups to Difference Equations.........10 Applied Bayesian Hierarchical Methods............................51 Applied Categorical and Count Data Analysis...................51 Applied Functional Analysis, Second Edition....................29 Applied Medical Statistics Using SAS................................38 Applied Operational Research with SAS............................26 Applied Reliability, Third Edition.....................................46 Applied Statistics for Business and Economics..................58 Applied Survey Data Analysis............................................60 Artificial Neural Networks in Biological and Environmental Analysis.....................................................57

Calculus Lite, Third Edition.............................................34 Cancer Systems Biology....................................................36 Cell Mechanics: From Single Scale-Based Models to Multiscale Modeling.........................................................14 Choice-Based Conjoint Analysis: Models and Designs......51 Circular and Linear Regression: Fitting Circles and Lines by Least Squares................................................52 Clinical Trial Data Analysis Using R.................................39 Clinical Trial Methodology...............................................39 Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery.............39 Clustering: A Data Recovery Approach, Second Edition..................................................................43 College Geometry: A Unified Development......................12 Combinatorial Scientific Computing..................................7 Combinatorics of Permutations, Second Edition.................7 Combinatorics of Spreads and Parallelisms........................12 Combinatory Logic: Pure, Applied and Typed..................33 Communication Systems Modeling and Simulation using MATLAB and Simulink........................16 Complex Analysis with Applications to Flows and Fields............................................................................5 Computability Theory, Second Edition.............................33 Computational and Visualization Techniques for Structural Bioinformatics using Chimera..........................36 Computational Fluid Dynamics........................................23 Computational Hydrodynamics of Capsules and Biological Cells.................................................................14 Computational Materials Science: An Introduction..........16 Computational Methods in Finance..................................19 Computational Number Theory.........................................4 Computer Graphics Through OpenGL: From Theory to Experiments............................................13 Computer Network Time Synchronization: The Network Time Protocol on Earth and in Space, Second Edition........4 Conceptual Modeling for Discrete-Event Simulation........26 A Concise Handbook of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Sciences.........................................................34 A Concise Introduction to Business Research Methods: Concepts and Tools using SPSS........................................58 A Concise Introduction to Pure Mathematics, Third Edition....................................................................34 Configurational Forces: Thermomechanics, Physics, Mathematics, and Numerics.............................................16 Controversial Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials.................39 Crafting by Concepts: Fiber Arts and Mathematics...........30 CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae, 32nd Edition.....................................................................34 A Cultural History of Physics............................................31 Customer and Business Analytics: Applied Data Mining for Business Decision Making Using R.................58

b Basic Cryptography...........................................................33 Bayesian Adaptive Methods for Clinical Trials...................38 Bayesian Analysis Made Simple: An Excel GUI for WinBUGS........................................................................43 Bayesian Artificial Intelligence, Second Edition.................47 Bayesian Ideas and Data Analysis: An Introduction for Scientists and Statisticians.................................................51 Bayesian Model Selection and Statistical Modeling...........51 Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics................................35 Bayesian Programming......................................................47 Bijective Combinatorics......................................................7 Bioinformatics: High Performance Parallel Computer Architectures.....................................................................36 Biological Computation....................................................14 Biostatistics: A Computing Approach...............................39

d Data Clustering in C++: An Object-Oriented Approach..........................................................................47 Data Mining for Bioinformatics........................................36 Data Mining with R: Learning with Case Studies.............47 Decentralized Control and Filtering in Interconnected Dynamical Systems...........................................................27 Delaunay Mesh Generation...............................................16 Design and Analysis of Bridging Studies...........................40 Design and Analysis of Experiments with SAS..................52

Design and Analysis of Non-Inferiority Trials....................40 Design and Analysis of Quality of Life Studies in Clinical Trials, Second Edition..........................................40 Design of Experiments and Linear Regression in the Biological Sciences............................................................57 Design of Experiments: An Introduction Based on Linear Models...................................................................52 Desktop Grid Computing.................................................24 Differential Equations with Maxima.................................10 Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces...................12 Differential Geometry of Manifolds..................................12 Diffusion: Formalism and Applications.............................22 Dimensional Analysis and Self-Similarity Methods for Engineers and Scientists....................................................23 Discovering Evolution Equations with Applications: Volume 1-Deterministic Equations...................................10 Discrete Mathematics Applied to QSAR and Beyond.........8 Discrete Structures with Contemporary Applications..........8 Discrete Variational Derivative Method: A StructurePreserving Numerical Method for Partial Differential Equations..........................................................................24 Divide Spheres: Geodesics and the Orderly Subdivision of the Sphere..................................................12 Dose Finding by the Continual Reassessment Method......40 Dynamic Prediction in Clinical Survival Analysis..............40 Dynamic Programming: Foundations and Principles, Second Edition..................................................................27 Dynamical Models in Medicine........................................14 Dynamics of Biological Systems........................................14 Dynamics of the Chemostat: A Bifurcation Theory Approach..........................................................................10

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3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, Second Edition..................................................................33

e Economic Time Series: Modeling and Seasonality.............58 Elements of Differential Topology.....................................12 Epilepsy: The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics.............................14 Essential Statistical Concepts for the Quality Professional.......................................................................46 Event History Analysis with R...........................................60 Exercises and Solutions in Biostatistical Theory................40 Expansions and Asymptotics for Statistics.........................52 Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics....................................................................52 Exploratory Data Analysis with MATLAB, Second Edition..................................................................48 Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R.....43 Extreme Value Methods with Applications to Finance.......52

f Feedback Control in Systems Biology...............................15 Financial Modelling with Jump Processes, Second Edition..................................................................19 Finite-Dimensional Linear Algebra.....................................3 A First Course in Differential Equations, Modeling, and Simulation................................................16 A First Course in Machine Learning.................................48 A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition..................................................................47 Flexible Imputation of Missing Data.................................53 Foundations of Predictive Analytics...................................48 Fourier Modal Method and Its Applications in Computational Nanophotonics.........................................17

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Fourier Series in Several Variables with Applications to Partial Differential Equations............................................10 Frailty Models in Survival Analysis....................................41 A Functional Analysis Framework for Modeling, Estimation and Control in Science and Engineering.........29

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Gaussian Process Regression Analysis for Functional Data..................................................................................53 General Convexity, Nonsmooth Variational Inequalities, and Nonsmooth Optimization..........................................27 Genome Annotation.........................................................36 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: The Polymath Who Brought Us Calculus.........................................................31 Graphics for Statistics and Data Analysis with R...............44 Graphs & Digraphs, Fifth Edition......................................8 Green Computing: Large-Scale Energy Efficiency.............24 Greenâ€™s Functions and Linear Differential Equations: Theory, Applications, and Computation...........................11 Group Theoretic Cryptography...........................................8 Group Theory for the Standard Model of Particle Physics and Beyond.......................................................................23

h Handbook of Adaptive Designs in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Development.......................................................41 Handbook of Chemoinformatics Algorithms....................36 Handbook of Educational Data Mining............................48 Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance..............58 Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security............8 Handbook of Finite State Based Models and Applications......................................................................33 Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R........53 Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas, and Calculations...............................................17 Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo........................53 Handbook of Mathematical Induction: Theory and Applications......................................................................34 Handbook of Natural Language Processing, Second Edition..................................................................48 Handbook of Parametric and Nonparametric Statistical Procedures, Fifth Edition..................................................53 Handbook of Product Graphs, Second Edition...................8 Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing..........................34 Handbook of Sinc Numerical Methods.............................24 Handbook of Solvency for Actuaries and Risk Managers: Theory and Practice..........................................................20 Handbook of Spatial Statistics...........................................53 Handbook of Statistics in Clinical Oncology, Third Edition....................................................................41 Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance........5 High Performance Computing: Programming and Applications......................................................................24 Higher Order Derivatives..................................................29 Hinges: Meditations on the Portals of the Imagination.....31 How to Count: An Introduction to Combinatorics, Second Edition....................................................................9 Hybrid Rough Sets and Applications in Uncertain Decision-Making..............................................................27

i Image and Video Processing in the Compressed Domain....5 Informative Hypotheses: Theory and Practice for Behavioral and Social Scientists.........................................61

Interactive Dynamic-System Simulation, Second Edition..................................................................17 Introduction to Bio-Ontologies.........................................37 Introduction to Combinatorics...........................................9 Introduction to Computational Proteomics......................37 Introduction to Credit Risk Modeling, Second Edition....20 Introduction to Cryptography with Mathematical Foundations and Computer Implementations.....................9 Introduction to Cryptography with Open-Source Software..............................................................................9 Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic Scientists...........................................................................61 Introduction to Elementary Computational Modeling: Essential Concepts, Principles, and Problem Solving.........24 Introduction to Ensemble Methods..................................48 Introduction to Functional Equations...............................29 Introduction to General and Generalized Linear Models..............................................................................54 Introduction to High Performance Computing for Scientists and Engineers....................................................25 Introduction to Probability with Texas Holdâ€™em Examples...........................................................................62 Introduction to Semi-Supervised Learning........................49 Introduction to Statistical Limit Theory............................54 Introduction to the Simulation of Dynamics Using Simulink...........................................................................25 Introduction to the Theory of Statistical Inference............62 Introduction to Time Series Modeling..............................54 Irregularities and Prediction of Major Disasters.................27 Iterative Splitting Methods for Differential Equations.......25

K Knowledge Discovery from Data Streams.........................49 Knowledge Science: Modeling the Knowledge Creation Process..............................................................................27

L Latent Markov Models: Applications in Social Science and Economics........................................................................61 Lattice Basis Reduction: An Introduction to the LLL Algorithm and Its Applications...........................................4 Lectures on NX(p)..............................................................4 Linear Algebra and Probability for Computer Science Applications......................................................................17 Local Models for Spatial Analysis, Second Edition............45

m Manifold Learning Theory and Applications.....................49 Markov Chains and Decision Processes for Engineers and Managers..........................................................................60 Mathematical and Algorithmic Foundations of the Internet.............................................................................35 Mathematical Foundations for Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking...................................17 Mathematical Inequalities: A Perspective...........................29 A Mathematical Look at Politics........................................35 Mathematics Education for a New Era: Video Games as a Medium for Learning...........................35 Mathematics for the Environment....................................35 MATLAB Primer, Eighth Edition.....................................17 Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation........................................................................13 Measurement Error: Models, Methods, and Applications......................................................................41

Measures of Interobserver Agreement and Reliability, Second Edition..................................................................41 Medical Biostatistics, Third Edition..................................42 Metaharmonic Lattice Point Theory...................................5 Methods for Estimation and Inference in Modern Econometrics....................................................................59 Methods in Brain Connectivity Inference through Multivariates Time Series Analysis.....................................15 Methods in Medical Informatics: Fundamentals of Healthcare Programming in Perl, Python, and Ruby.........37 Methods of Statistical Model Estimation...........................44 Microarray Image Analysis: An Algorithmic Approach......37 Modeling and Analytical Methods in Tribology................18 Modeling and Control in Vibrational and Structural Dynamics: A Differential Geometric Approach.................18 Modeling and Simulation in Ecotoxicology with Applications in MATLAB and Simulink...........................45 Modeling Survival Data Using Frailty Models...................54 Modelling and Quantitative Methods in Fisheries, Second Edition..................................................................57 Modern Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences: A Practical Introduction....................................................61 Molecular Modeling Basics...............................................23 Monte Carlo Methods and Models in Finance and Insurance..........................................................................59 Monte Carlo Simulation for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Concepts, Algorithms, and Case Studies...........................42 Monte Carlo Simulation with Applications to Finance......20 Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: Environmental Applications and Case Studies...........................................28 Multiparameter Eigenvalue Problems: Sturm-Liouville Theory..............................................................................11 Multiple Attribute Decision Making: Methods and Applications......................................................................28 Multiple Comparisons Using R.........................................44 Multiscale Cancer Modeling.............................................15 Multivariate Generalized Linear Mixed Models Using R...44 Multivariate Survival Analysis and Competing Risks.........42 Music Data Mining...........................................................49

n Networked Multisensor Decision and Estimation Fusion Based on Advanced Mathematical Methods......................18 The Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes......................15 Nonlinear Dynamical Systems Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences Using Real Data.................................61 Nonlinear H-Infinity Control, Hamiltonian Systems and Hamilton-Jacobi Equations...............................................18 Nonparametric Statistical Inference, Fifth Edition............54 Nonparametric Statistical Tests: A Computational Approach..........................................................................54 Nonsmooth Mechanics and Convex Optimization.............5

o Operational Risk Modelling and Management..................20 Optimal Design for Nonlinear Response Models..............42 Optimal Estimation of Dynamic Systems, Second Edition..................................................................18 Optimal Experimental Design with R...............................55 Optimality Conditions in Convex Optimization: A Finite-Dimensional View...............................................28 Optimization of Finite Dimensional Structures.................18 Optimization of Regional Industrial Structures and Applications......................................................................28

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q Quantitative Finance: An Object-Oriented Approach in C++...................................................................................21 Quantitative Operational Risk Models..............................59 Quantum Trajectories........................................................23 Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems, Compressible Flows, and Waves..............................................................19

r R for Statistics...................................................................62 R Graphics, Second Edition..............................................44 The R Primer....................................................................45 The R Student Companion...............................................62 Randomized Clinical Trials of Nonpharmacologic Treatments........................................................................42 Randomized Response and Indirect Questioning Techniques in Surveys.......................................................61 RC4 Stream Cipher and Its Variants...................................9 Recountings: Conversations with MIT Mathematicians....32 Relational Data Clustering: Models, Algorithms, and Applications......................................................................49 Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems.........28 Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance, Second Edition...21 Risk Management and Simulation....................................21 Roads to Infinity: The Mathematics of Truth and Proof....33 Robust Nonparametric Statistical Methods, Second Edition..................................................................55

Rough Fuzzy Image Analysis: Foundations and Methodologies....................................................................4 Rough Multiple Objective Decision Making.....................28

s Scientific Computing with Multicore and Accelerators.....26 Sequential Analysis: Hypothesis Testing and Change-Point Detection...................................................55 Signals and Systems Laboratory with MATLAB..................6 Simulating Nature: A Philosophical Study of Computer-Simulation Uncertainties and Their Role in Climate Science and Policy Advice, Second Edition..........46 Simulation of Dynamic Systems with MATLAB and Simulink, Second Edition.................................................13 Simultaneous Inference in Regression...............................56 Smoothing Splines: Methods and Applications.................56 Sobolev Inequalities, Heat Kernels under Ricci Flow, and the Poincare Conjecture....................................................13 Software Development: An Open Source Approach............5 Solution Techniques for Elementary Partial Differential Equations, Second Edition................................................11 Sparse Modeling: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications...50 Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining..........................46 Spatial Statistics: GeoSpatial Information Modeling and Thematic Mapping...........................................................46 Spectral Feature Selection for Data Mining.......................50 Stable Solutions of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations..........................................................................11 The Star and the Whole: Gian-Carlo Rota on Mathematics and Phenomenology....................................32 Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis, Second Edition..........................................60 Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining: Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data, Second Edition................................59 Statistical Computing in C++ and R.................................45 Statistical Data Mining Using SAS Applications, Second Edition..................................................................50 Statistical Evaluation of Diagnostic Performance: Topics in ROC Analysis....................................................43 Statistical Geoinformatics for Human Environment Interface............................................................................46 Statistical Inference: An Integrated Bayesian/Likelihood Approach..........................................................................56 Statistical Inference: The Minimum Distance Approach..........................................................................56 Statistical Learning and Data Science................................50 Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering....................59 Statistical Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations..........................................................................56 Statistical Physics of Biomolecules: An Introduction.........57 Statistical Process Control for Real-World Applications....47 Statistical Thinking in Epidemiology................................43 Statistics and Data Analysis for Microarrays using R and Bioconductor, 2nd edition ...............................................37 Stochastic Finance: A Numeraire Approach.......................22 Stochastic Financial Models..............................................22 Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology, Second Edition..................................................................37 A Student’s Guide to the Study, Practice, and Tools of Modern Mathematics........................................................35 Support Vector Machines: Theory, Algorithms, and Extensions.........................................................................50

t Technical Analysis of Stock Trends, Tenth Edition............22 Temporal Data Mining.....................................................50 Testing Statistical Hypotheses of Equivalence and Noninferiority, Second Edition.........................................43 Theory and Applications of Higher-Dimensional Hadamard Matrices, Second Edition...................................3 Thermostable Proteins: Structural Stability and Design.................................................................................6 Time Series Modeling of Neuroscience Data.....................57 Time Series: Modeling, Computation, and Inference........56 Topological Vector Spaces, Second Edition.......................30 Train Your Brain: A Year’s Worth of Puzzles......................32 Transcendental and Generalized Functions with Applications to Solids and Fluids........................................9 Transforms and Applications Handbook, Third Edition.....6 Transforms and Applications Primer for Engineers with Examples and MATLAB®.................................................19 Translational Bioinformatics..............................................38 Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation..................60 Twists, Tilings, and Tessellations........................................32

u Uncertain Dynamical Systems: Stability and Motion Control.............................................................................11 Understanding Information Retrieval Systems: Management, Types, and Standards..................................51 Understanding Physics and Physical Chemistry Using Formal Graphs..................................................................10 Understanding Real Analysis.............................................30 Undocumented Secrets of MATLAB-Java Programming....................................................................26 Universal Algebra: Fundamentals and Selected Topics.........3 The Universal Computer: The Road from Leibniz to Turing...............................................................................32 Using R for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics............................................................................45 Using SAS for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics............................................................................45 Utility-Based Learning from Data.....................................22

v Value-Added Decision Making for Managers....................29 Visual Cryptography and Secret Image Sharing...................6 Visualizing Data Patterns with Micromaps........................57

w Wavelet Subdivision Methods: GEMS for Rendering Curves and Surfaces..........................................................13 What Every Engineer Should Know about MATLAB® and Simulink®..................................................................19 A Whistle-Stop Tour of Statistics.......................................62

Y You Can Count on Monsters: The First 100 Numbers and Their Characters.........................................32

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Option Valuation: A First Course in Financial Mathematics.....................................................................20 Ordinary Differential Equations: Applications, Models, and Computing...................................................11 Origami 5: Fifth International Meeting of Origami Science, Mathematics, and Education.............................................31 Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art, Second Edition.............................................31 Origami Inspirations.........................................................31

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Ahuactzin; Juan-Manuel...................................................47 Aitkin; Murray..................................................................56 Ajbar; Abdelhamid............................................................10 Alhumaizi; Khalid.............................................................10 Aliyu; M.D.S....................................................................18 Allen; Linda J.S.................................................................15 Allen; Randal....................................................................13 Allenby; R.B.J.T..................................................................9 Altman; Yair M.................................................................26 Anatolyev; Stanislav...........................................................59 Anderson; Stewart.............................................................39 Ando; Tomohiro...............................................................51 Ansari; Qamrul Hasan......................................................27 Arthurs; Susan...................................................................14 Atkinson; F.V....................................................................11

b Baccala; Luiz Antonio.......................................................15 Bader; David A.................................................................26 Badiru; Adedeji B..............................................................17 Baggaley; Bruce.................................................................21 Bailey; David H................................................................26 Bainov; Drumi D..............................................................10 Baker; Ryan S.J.d..............................................................48 Banchoff; Thomas F..........................................................12 Bandos; Andriy I...............................................................43 Banks; H.T........................................................................29 Barnes; Ken J....................................................................23 Bartolucci; Francesco.........................................................61 Bassetti; W.H.C................................................................22 Basseville; Michele............................................................55 Basu; Ayanendranath........................................................56 Bates; Declan....................................................................15 Bates; Marcia J..................................................................51 Bauer; Sebastian................................................................37 Beckenstein; Edward.........................................................30 Beichelt; Frank..................................................................28 belcastro; sarah-marie........................................................30 Bell; William R.................................................................58 Bellhouse; David R...........................................................30 Bender; Andreas . .............................................................36 Berglund; Patricia A..........................................................60 Bergman; Clifford...............................................................3 Berman; Jules J..................................................................37 Berridge; Damon M..........................................................44 Berry; Scott M..................................................................38 Berz; M.............................................................................23 Bessiere; Pierre..................................................................47 Best; Michael J..................................................................21 Bimbó; Katalin..................................................................33 Bindner; Donald...............................................................35 Biran; Adrian B.................................................................19 Blaha; Michael....................................................................4 Bluhm; Christian..............................................................20 Bolance; Catalina..............................................................59 Bona; Miklos.......................................................................7 Bottou; Leon.....................................................................50 Boutron; Isabelle...............................................................42 Braga da Costa Campos; Luis Manuel.............................5, 9 Branscum; Adam J. ..........................................................51

Bremner; Murray R.............................................................4 Bretz; Frank......................................................................44 Broemeling; Lyle D...........................................................38 Brooks; Roger...................................................................26 Brooks; Steve.....................................................................53 Broström; Göran...............................................................60 Buchen; Peter....................................................................20 Buonaccorsi; John P...........................................................41 Burkowski; Forbes J..........................................................36 Buuren; Stef Van...............................................................53

c Campbell; Scott W............................................................16 Canbolat; Yavuz Burak......................................................29 Carlin; Bradley P...............................................................38 Carr; Daniel B...................................................................57 Cerin; Christophe.............................................................24 Cerone; Pietro...................................................................29 Chakraborti; Subhabrata...................................................54 Chan; Ivan S.F. ................................................................40 Chang; Mark...............................................................38, 42 Chartrand; Gary..................................................................8 Chattaraj; Pratim Kumar...................................................23 Chaudhuri; Arijit..............................................................61 Chauvière; Arnaud ...........................................................14 Chelst; Kenneth................................................................29 Chen; Din.........................................................................39 Chen; Ding-Geng (Din)...................................................39 Chen; Jake Y......................................................................38 Chen; Thomas..................................................................17 Cheng; Siu-Wing..............................................................16 Chernoutsan; Alexei I........................................................34 Chernov; Nikolai .............................................................52 Cheung; Ying Kuen..........................................................40 Childress; Nancy.................................................................3 Chin; Richard...................................................................38 Chin; Shiu-Kai....................................................................7 Chitturi; Pallavi.................................................................51 Choi; Taeryon...................................................................53 Chow; Shein-Chung.......................................38, 39, 40, 41 Chowriappa; Pradeep........................................................36 Christensen; Ronald..........................................................51 Chui; Charles....................................................................13 Cimato; Stelvio...................................................................6 Clark; Suzanne Jane..........................................................57 Coggeshall; Stephen..........................................................48 Congdon; Peter D.............................................................51 Constanda; Christian........................................................11 Cont; Rama......................................................................19 Cooper; S. Barry...............................................................33 Cooperstein; Bruce..............................................................3 Cornillon; Pierre-Andre....................................................62 Cosentino; Carlo...............................................................15 Covitch; Michael Judah.....................................................18 Crassidis; John L...............................................................18 Crouchley; Robert . ..........................................................44 Crowder; Martin J.............................................................42 Crowley; John...................................................................41 Cunningham; Douglas......................................................52

d Damerau; Fred J................................................................48 Dang; Yaoguo...................................................................28 Das; Abhijit.........................................................................4 Dattagupta; Sushanta........................................................22 Davis; Ernest . ..................................................................17 Davis; Martin....................................................................32 Davis; Philip J...................................................................30 Davis; Timothy A..............................................................17 de Silva; Chamindra............................................................5 de Villiers; Johan...............................................................13 Deisboeck; Thomas S........................................................15 Demkowicz; Leszek...........................................................29 Deng; Naiyang..................................................................50 Dennis; Brian....................................................................62 Der; Geoff.........................................................................38 Desolneux; Agnès . .............................................................6 Devlin; Keith....................................................................35 Dey; Dipak K....................................................................35 Dey; Tamal K....................................................................16 Dhara; Anulekha...............................................................28 Diggle; Peter.....................................................................53 Dixon; Kenneth R.............................................................45 Dongarra; Jack..................................................................26 Dorodnitsyn; Vladimir......................................................10 Draghici; Sorin..................................................................37 Dragomir; Silvestru Sever..................................................29 Dua; Sumeet.....................................................................36 Duan; Xiaojun..................................................................13 Dudewicz; Edward J.........................................................53 Dunn; Fletcher..................................................................33 Dupaigne; Louis................................................................11 Dutta; Joydeep..................................................................28

e Ekstrom; Claus Thorn.......................................................45 Emrouznejad; Ali..............................................................26 Erickson; Martin...............................................................35 Eubank; Randall L............................................................45 Everitt; Brian S............................................................38, 62

f Fairclough; Diane L..........................................................40 Falissard; Bruno................................................................60 Farcomeni; Alessio............................................................61 Faulon; Jean-Loup.............................................................36 Fedak; Gilles.....................................................................24 Fedorov; Valerii V..............................................................42 Feng; Wu-chun.................................................................24 Fernandez; George............................................................50 Franzetti; Claudio.............................................................20 Fraser; Karl........................................................................37 Freeden; Willi.....................................................................5 Frei; Mark G.....................................................................14 Friedman; Craig................................................................22 Fu; Yun.............................................................................49 Fuentes; Montserrat..........................................................53 Furihata; Daisuke..............................................................24

Curran; James Michael......................................................61

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Gama; Joao.......................................................................49 Gan; Guojun.....................................................................47 Garrido; Jose.....................................................................24 Gebhardt; Albrecht...........................................................55 Geiser; Juergen..................................................................25 Gelfand; Alan E................................................................53 Gelman; Andrew...............................................................53 George; John.......................................................................9 Gezan; Salvador Alejandro................................................57 Ghosh; Samiran ...............................................................35 Gibbons; Jean Dickinson..................................................54 Giles; David E. A..............................................................58 Gilthorpe; Mark S.............................................................43 Girolami; Mark . ..............................................................48 Gockenbach; Mark S...........................................................3 Goldfarb; Bernard.............................................................50 Good; Phillip....................................................................55 Gordon; Paul M.K............................................................36 Gospodinov; Nikolay........................................................59 Grabarnik; Genady...........................................................50 Grasso; Larry.....................................................................21 Gratzer; George . ..............................................................32 Gray; Michael A................................................................25 Green; Tom.......................................................................30 Gregoriou; Greg N............................................................21 Gregson; Robert A.M........................................................61 Groenendaal; Huybert......................................................59 Gu; Defeng.......................................................................13 Guastello; Stephen J..........................................................61 Guenther; Ronald B..........................................................25 Guha; Sumanta.................................................................13 Guillen; Montserrat..........................................................59 Gunderson; David S.........................................................34 Gupta; Aparna..................................................................21 Gustafsson; Jim.................................................................59 Guttorp; Peter...................................................................53 Guyader; Arnaud..............................................................62

h Haddon; Malcolm.............................................................57 Hager; Georg....................................................................25 Hammack; Richard.............................................................8 Hanagal; David D.............................................................54 Hanrahan; Grady..............................................................57 Hanson; Timothy E..........................................................51 Hayek; S.I.........................................................................15 Hay-Jahans; Christopher...................................................55 He; Hua............................................................................51 Heeringa; Steven G...........................................................60 Hettmansperger; Thomas P...............................................55 Hilbe; Joseph M................................................................44 Hirsa; Ali .........................................................................19 Ho; William......................................................................26 Hoering; Antje..................................................................41 Hoijtink; Herbert..............................................................61 Holan; Scott H.................................................................58 Horton; Nicholas J............................................................45 Hothorn; Torsten..............................................................44 Hoxley; Jack........................................................................6 Hristova; Snezhana G........................................................10

Hsiao; Chin-Fu.................................................................40 Huang; Jih-Jeng................................................................28 Husson; Francois.........................................................43, 62

i Imrich; Wilfried..................................................................8 Indrayan; Abhaya..............................................................42 Indurkhya; Nitin...............................................................48 Israel; D............................................................................58

j Jegou; Nicolas...................................................................62 Jensen; Jan H....................................................................23 Jian; Lirong.......................................................................27 Johnson; Norman.............................................................12 Johnson; Wesley O. . ........................................................51 Jones; Galin.......................................................................53 Josse; Julie.........................................................................62 Junghenn; Hugo D...........................................................20 Junkins; John L.................................................................18

k Kadane; Joseph B..............................................................55 Kalajdzievski; Sasho..........................................................13 Kalkhan; Mohammed A....................................................46 Kann; Marciel G...............................................................38 Kannappan; Palaniappan...................................................29 Kanno; Yoshihiro................................................................5 Karian; Zaven A................................................................53 Karlaftis; Matthew G........................................................60 Kass-Hout; Taha................................................................39 Kay; David C. ..................................................................12 Keen; Kevin J....................................................................44 Kennedy; Douglas.............................................................22 Kessler; Mathieu...............................................................56 Kharab; Abdelwahab.........................................................25 Kim; Hwi..........................................................................17 Kimbrough; Steven Orla...................................................26 King; Irwin ......................................................................49 Kitagawa; Genshiro...........................................................54 Klav탑ar; Sandi.....................................................................8 Klee; Harold.....................................................................13 Kleinman; Ken..................................................................45 Klima; Richard E..............................................................33 Kloareg; Maela..................................................................62 Korb; Kevin B...................................................................47 Korn; Elke.........................................................................59 Korn; Granino A...............................................................17 Korn; Ralf.........................................................................59 Kotiadis; Kathy.................................................................26 Krider; Robert E...............................................................58 Krishnamoorthi; K.S.........................................................47 Krishnamoorthi; V. Ram...................................................47 Kroisandt; Gerald..............................................................59 Kuang; Yang......................................................................14 Kudish; Ilya I....................................................................18 Kupper; Lawrence.............................................................40 Kupresanin; Ana...............................................................45 Kurzak; Jakub...................................................................26 Kythe; Dave K..................................................................16 Kythe; Prem K............................................................11, 16

l Lai; Choi-Hong................................................................25 Lalitha; C.S.......................................................................27 Lamm; Ehud.....................................................................14 Lang; Robert J.............................................................31, 32 Laud; Purushottam...........................................................41 Lawrence; Michael............................................................44 Lawson; John....................................................................52 Le; Sebastien ....................................................................43 Lee; Byoungho..................................................................17 Lee; J. Jack........................................................................38 Lee; June Gunn.................................................................16 Leekley; Robert M............................................................58 Lehman; Dale...................................................................59 Leonov; Sergei L................................................................42 Lesniak; Linda ...................................................................8 Levesque; John..................................................................24 Levinson; William A.........................................................47 Li; Tao...............................................................................49 Liebeck; Martin.................................................................34 Liero; Hannelore...............................................................62 Lin; Yi...............................................................................27 Lindner; Alexander............................................................56 Ling; San.............................................................................7 Linkov; Igor......................................................................28 Liu; Aiyi............................................................................43 Liu; Huan.........................................................................50 Liu; Jen-pei.......................................................................40 Liu; Sifeng...................................................................27, 28 Liu; Wei............................................................................56 Liu; Xiaohui......................................................................37 Lloyd; Christopher D........................................................45 Loehr; Nicholas...................................................................7 Long; Bo...........................................................................49 Lovett; Stephen T..............................................................12 Lucas; Robert F.................................................................26 Luccio; Fabrizio.................................................................35 Luo; Yingting....................................................................18

m Ma; Yunqian.....................................................................49 MacCuish; John David.....................................................39 MacCuish; Norah E..........................................................39 Maddalena; Lucia................................................................5 Madsen; Henrik................................................................54 Magliveras; Spyros...............................................................8 Magoules; Frederic............................................................23 Mahmoud; Magdi S..........................................................27 Maitra; Subhamoy...............................................................9 Makino; Kyoko.................................................................23 Malek-Madani; Reza.........................................................19 Mallick; Bani K.................................................................35 Manby; Fred.....................................................................22 Mannering; Fred L............................................................60 Martinez; Angel................................................................48 Martinez; Wendy L...........................................................48 Martynyuk; A.A................................................................11 Martynyuk-Chernienko; Yu. A..........................................11 Masala; Giovanni Batista...................................................21 Maskell; Brian H...............................................................21 Matsuo; Takayasu..............................................................24

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Matzner-Lober; Eric..........................................................62 Maugin; Gerard A.............................................................16 Mazer; Emmanuel.............................................................47 Mazur; Grace Dane...........................................................31 McAndrew; Alasdair............................................................9 McElroy; Tucker S.............................................................58 McKean; Joseph W............................................................55 McKibben; Mark A...........................................................10 Mead; Andrew..................................................................57 Mehta; Monika.................................................................27 Mekhnacha; Kamel...........................................................47 Melnikov; Alexander.........................................................21 Meng; Xiao-Li...................................................................53 Micocci; Marco.................................................................21 Mills; David L.....................................................................4 Mingarelli; Angelo B.........................................................11 Mirkin; Boris....................................................................43 Mitsa; Theophano.............................................................50 Moberg; Emily..................................................................28 Moher; David...................................................................42 Molitierno; Jason J..............................................................7 Mollin; Richard A...............................................................3 Morelli; Ralph.....................................................................5 Morgan; Frank..................................................................34 Morris; Max......................................................................52 Mukerji; Meenakshi..........................................................31 Mukhopadhyay; Jayanta......................................................5 Mukhopadhyay; Satya.......................................................29 Muller; Peter.....................................................................38 Mumford; David.................................................................6 Murray; Micah M.............................................................15 Murrell; Paul.....................................................................44 Murtagh; Fionn.................................................................50 Myers; Wayne L................................................................46

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Nagy; John........................................................................14 Nakamori; Yoshiteru.........................................................27 Narici; Lawrence...............................................................30 Naumann; Uwe...................................................................7 Neelon; Brian....................................................................40 Neuhauser; Markus...........................................................54 Nicholson; Ann E.............................................................47 Nielsen; Jens Perch............................................................59 Nikiforov; Igor .................................................................55 Nilsson; Lennart..................................................................6 Niu; Xin Xin.......................................................................3 Nolder; Greg.....................................................................59 Novak; Serguei Y...............................................................52

o O’Brien; Sean M...............................................................40 Oden; J. Tinsley................................................................29 Ogihara; Mitsunori...........................................................49 Ohno-Machado; Lucila.....................................................43 Ohsaki; Makoto................................................................18 Older; Susan Beth...............................................................7 Omitaomu; Olufemi A.....................................................17 Oruc; A.Yavuz...................................................................34 Osorio; Ivan......................................................................14

OuYang; Shoucheng..........................................................27 Overbeck; Ludger.............................................................20 Ozaki; Tohru.....................................................................57

p Padgett; Lakshmi...............................................................42 Pages; Jerome....................................................................43 Pagli; Linda.......................................................................35 Pal; Sankar K...................................................................4, 5 Palamides; Alex...................................................................6 Palombi; Fabrizio..............................................................32 Parberry; Ian.....................................................................33 Pardoux; Catherine...........................................................50 Park; Chanseok.................................................................56 Park; Eun Sug...................................................................60 Park; Junghyun.................................................................17 Paul; Goutam......................................................................9 Peace; Karl E.....................................................................39 Pechenizkiy; Mykola.........................................................48 Pennoni; Fulvia.................................................................61 Peters; James F.....................................................................4 Petersen; Arthur C............................................................46 Petrosino; Alfred.................................................................5 Pettineo; Matt.....................................................................6 Pickle; Linda Williams......................................................57 Pilz; Jurgen........................................................................55 Polansky; Alan M..............................................................54 Polyanin; Andrei D...........................................................34 Pong; Annpey....................................................................41 Popko; Edward S...............................................................12 Poularikas; Alexander D......................................................6 Pozrikidis; Constantine.....................................................14 Prado; Raquel....................................................................56 Preziosi; Luigi....................................................................14 Putler; Daniel S.................................................................58 Putter; Hein......................................................................40

r Raghavarao; Damaraju......................................................51 Rajan; Dinesh...................................................................17 Randic; Milan.....................................................................8 Rasch; Dieter....................................................................55 Ratner; Bruce....................................................................59 Ravaud; Philippe...............................................................42 Raveendranathan; K. C.....................................................16 Remillard; Bruno..............................................................59 Rilett; Laurence R.............................................................60 Rish; Irina.........................................................................50 Roberts; Charles................................................................11 Robinson, Jr.; E. Arthur....................................................35 Robinson; Andrew............................................................44 Robinson; Peter N.............................................................37 Robinson; Stewart . ..........................................................26 Rockette; Howard E..........................................................43 Rogers; Simon...................................................................48 Romero; Cristobal.............................................................48 Rosenberg; Burton..............................................................8 Rosner; Gary L..................................................................41 Rothmann; Mark D. ........................................................40 Rouviere; Laurent..............................................................62

s Sahoo; Prasanna K............................................................29 Samatova; Nagiza F. .........................................................49 Sameshima; Koichi............................................................15 Sandow; Sven....................................................................22 Sandström; Arne...............................................................20 Schenk; Olaf.......................................................................7 Schlogl; Erik.....................................................................21 Schmidt; Bertil..................................................................36 Schoenberg; Frederic Paik.................................................62 Schwartz; Richard Evan.....................................................32 Segel; Joel..........................................................................32 Sen; Srikanta.......................................................................6 Sensen; Christoph W.........................................................36 Serpedin; Erchin...............................................................17 Serre; Jean-Pierre.................................................................4 Shapiro; Victor..................................................................10 Sharma; Vishnu D............................................................19 Shastri; Anant R................................................................12 Shekhar; Shashi.................................................................46 Shen; Xiaojing...................................................................18 Sheskin; David J................................................................53 Sheskin; Theodore J..........................................................60 Shewchuk; Jonathan..........................................................16 Shi; Jian Qing...................................................................53 Shioya; Hiroyuki...............................................................56 Shoukri; Mohamed M......................................................41 Sigmon; Neil P..................................................................33 Simonyi; Károly................................................................31 Slomson; Alan.....................................................................9 Slud; Eric V.......................................................................58 Small; Christopher G........................................................52 Small; Michael .................................................................14 Smith; Carlos A.................................................................16 Snavely; Allan....................................................................25 Sniedovich; Moshe............................................................27 Soh; Jung..........................................................................36 Solka; Jeffrey.....................................................................48 Song; Enbin......................................................................18 Sorensen; Michael.............................................................56 Spiegelman; Clifford.........................................................60 Stamatakos; Georgios S.....................................................15 Stamatis; D.H...................................................................46 Stanoyevitch; Alexander..................................................8, 9 Steel; Graham ..................................................................35 Steinwandt; Rainer..............................................................8 Stenger; Frank...................................................................24 Stillwell; John C................................................................33 Summa; Mireille Gettler....................................................50 Sun; Jun............................................................................25

t Tang; Wan.........................................................................51 Tankov; Peter....................................................................19 Tao; Zhimiao....................................................................28 Tartakovsky; Alexander.....................................................55 Tent; M.B.W.....................................................................31 Thyregod; Poul.................................................................54 Tian; Yinjie.......................................................................50

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u Ullah; Aman.....................................................................58 Ullman; Daniel H. . .........................................................35 Unger; Ron.......................................................................14

v Van Der Zee; Durk-Jouke.................................................26 van Houwelingen; Hans....................................................40 Vasco; Maria Isabel..............................................................8 Vatsavai; Ranga Raju.........................................................46 Vecer; Jan..........................................................................22 Veloni; Anastasia.................................................................6 Ventura; Sebastian.............................................................48 Verdier; Claude.................................................................14 Verdooren; L.R..................................................................55 Verzani; John.....................................................................44 Vieil; Eric..........................................................................10

w Wagenbreth; Gene............................................................24 Wagner; Christoph............................................................20 Wallace; Mark T................................................................15 Wallis; W.D.........................................................................9 Wallraven; Christian.........................................................52 Walter; Martin..................................................................35 Wan; Weishi......................................................................23 Wang; Edwin....................................................................36 Wang; Huaxiong.................................................................7 Wang; Hui........................................................................20 Wang; Jiacun.....................................................................33 Wang; Yuedong.................................................................56 Wang; Yuhong...................................................................28 Wang; Zhengming............................................................13 Wang; Zidong...................................................................37 Wang-Iverson; Patsy..........................................................31 Washington; Simon P. ......................................................60 Welham; Suzanne Jane .....................................................57 Wellein; Gerhard...............................................................25 Wellek; Stefan...................................................................43 West; Brady T....................................................................60 West; Mike........................................................................56 Westfall; Peter...................................................................44 Wienke; Andreas...............................................................41 Wiens; Brian L..................................................................40 Wilcox; Rand....................................................................61 Wiley; James B. . ..............................................................51 Wilkinson; Darren J..........................................................37 Williams; Samuel .............................................................26 Woodward; Phil................................................................43 Wu; James.........................................................................48 Wu; Xiao-Jun....................................................................25

x Xing; Chaoping...................................................................7 Xu; Cheng Qing.................................................................3 Xu; Jiuping........................................................................28 Xu; Zenglin.......................................................................49

y Yackel; Carolyn ................................................................30 Yang; Ching-Nung..............................................................6 Yang; Yi Xian......................................................................3 Yao; Jing............................................................................13 Yao; Peng-Fei....................................................................18 Yi; Dongyun.....................................................................13 YIM; Mark........................................................................31 Yona; Golan......................................................................37 Yu; Philip S.......................................................................49

z Zaveri; Hitten...................................................................14 Zhang; Chunhua .............................................................50 Zhang; Ping........................................................................8 Zhang; Qi S......................................................................13 Zhang; Xiaohui.................................................................39 Zhang; Zhongfei...............................................................49 Zhao; Zheng.....................................................................50 Zhou; Jie...........................................................................18 Zhou; Zhi-Hua.................................................................48 Zhu; Yunmin....................................................................18 Zink; Jason..........................................................................6 Zohuri; Bahman................................................................23 Zorn; Paul.........................................................................30 Zou; Kelly H.....................................................................43 Zuckerman; Daniel M......................................................57 Zwanzig; Silvelyn .............................................................62 Zwillinger; Daniel.............................................................34

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Tittmann; Peter.................................................................28 Tobias; Paul A...................................................................46 Torgo; Luis........................................................................47 Touati; Myriam . ..............................................................50 Trindade; David................................................................46 Tu; Xin M.........................................................................51 Tu; Yu-Kang......................................................................43 Tucker; Allen.......................................................................5 Tzanetakis; George . .........................................................49 Tzeng; Gwo-Hshiung........................................................28

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Yan Pei Senior Manager - Academic Publishing Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific Room 1108B, Culture Square No. 59 Jia, Zhongguancun St. Haidian District, Beijing 100872 P.R. China Tel: +86 10 8250 2566 e-mail: yanpei@tandf.com.sg

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CRC Press and Marcel Dekker only Libraries may wish to order from their local bookseller, Palgrave Macmillan or DA Information Services Pty Ltd 648 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham Victoria, Australia Tel: +61 3 9210 7804 Fax: +61 3 9210 7788 www.dadirect.com.au

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Greece Ryan Cooper Area Sales Manager Milton Park Sales Office Tel: +44 (0) 20 7017 6113 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7017 6748 e-mail: ryan.cooper@tandf.co.uk

Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific Room 629, 6F, No. 6, Sec. 4, Hsinyi Road Da-an District Taipei 106 Taiwan (R.O.C.) Jeffrey Lim, Books Sales Director e-mail: jeffrey.lim@tandf.com.sg Jason Lin, Sales Manager Tel: +886 (2) 2551 1266 ext. 6275 E-mail: jason.lin@tandf.com.sg

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