Scientific, Technical & Medical Mathematics Books

A Statistics Compilation: A Wiley eBook Sampler

The 2013 Statistics Reading Sampler includes select material from seven Wiley Statistics titles:

An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E. P. Box,Applied Logistic Regression, Third Edition,The Art of Data Analysis: How to Answer Almost Any Question Using Basic Statistics,Multiple Imputation and its Application,Data Mining and Business Analytics with R,High-Dimensional Covariance Estimation: With High-Dimensional Data,Introduction to Logistics Systems Management, Second Edition.For each selection, you'll find the full Table of Contents as well as the first chapter. To read more from these books, you can purchase the full book or e-book at your favorite online retailer.

Quantization on Nilpotent Lie Groups (Progress in Mathematics)

This book presents a consistent development of the Kohn-Nirenberg type global quantization theory in the setting of graded nilpotent Lie groups in terms of their representations. It contains a detailed exposition of related background topics on homogeneous Lie groups, nilpotent Lie groups, and the analysis of Rockland operators on graded Lie groups together with their associated Sobolev spaces. For the specific example of the Heisenberg group the theory is illustrated in detail. In addition, the book features a brief account of the corresponding quantization theory in the setting of compact Lie groups. The monograph is the winner of the 2014 Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize.

Ship and Offshore Structure Design in Climate Change Perspective (SpringerBriefs in Climate Studies)

This book summarizes results of longstanding research and scientific contributions from many projects and relevant working groups. It collects and evaluates wind and wave climate projections under changing climate having design needs and marine safety in focus. Potential impact of projected climate change in met-ocean conditions on ships and offshore structures is discussed and illustrated by an example of the expected wave climate change on tanker design. The monograph is intended for students, researchers and industry based engineers who want a summary of the many studies that have been carried out on climate change effects on wind and waves and their importance for design and operations of ship and offshore structures. The reader needs only a moderate knowledge of marine wind and wave climate to follow the text.

Thirty Years with Stata: A Retrospective

This volume is a sometimes serious and sometimes whimsical retrospective of Stata, its development, and its use over the last 30 years. The view from the inside opens with an essay by Bill Gould, Stata's president and cofounder, that discusses the challenges and concepts that guided the design and implementation of Stata. This is followed by an interview of Bill by Joe Newton that discusses Bill's early interest in computing, his early work on a program for matching prom dates in the days when you had to purchase time on computers, and further exploration of the guiding principles behind Stata. Finally, Sean Becketti, Stata's first employee, delves into the not-to-be-missed culture of Stata in its infancy. The view from the outside comprises 14 essays by prominent researchers and members of the Stata community. Most discuss Stata's use and evolution in disciplines such as behavioral sciences, business, economics, epidemiology, time series, political science, public health, public policy, veterinary epidemiology, and statistics. Some take a sweeping overview. Others are more intimate personal recollections. Mostly, we simply wanted to celebrate the relationship between Stata users and Stata software. We hope that this volume holds something interesting for everyone.

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