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Graphs, Algorithms, and Optimization, Second Edition

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William Kocay, Donald L. Kreher
September 26, 2016

The second edition of this popular book presents the theory of graphs from an algorithmic viewpoint. The authors present the graph theory in a rigorous, but informal style and cover most of the main areas of graph theory. The ideas of surface topology are presented from an intuitive point of view. W...

Differential Equations with Applications and Historical Notes, Third Edition

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George F. Simmons
September 27, 2016

Fads are as common in mathematics as in any other human activity, and it is always difficult to separate the enduring from the ephemeral in the achievements of one’s own time. An unfortunate effect of the predominance of fads is that if a student doesn’t learn about such worthwhile topics as the...

Sports Math: An Introductory Course in the Mathematics of Sports Science and Sports Analytics

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Roland B. Minton
October 18, 2016

Can you really keep your eye on the ball? How is massive data collection changing sports? Sports science courses are growing in popularity. The author’s course at Roanoke College is a mix of physics, physiology, mathematics, and statistics. Many students of both genders find it exciting to think ...

Mathematica Beyond Mathematics: The Wolfram Language in the Real World

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José Guillermo Sánchez León
May 22, 2017

Although many books have been written about Mathematica, very few of them cover the new functionality added to the most recent versions of the program. Mathematica Beyond Mathematics: The Wolfram Language in the Real World introduces the new features using real-world examples, based on the experienc...

Model-free Hedging: A Martingale Optimal Transport Viewpoint

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Pierre Henry-Labordere
May 15, 2017

Model-free Hedging: A Martingale Optimal Transport Viewpoint focuses on the computation of model-independent bounds for exotic options consistent with market prices of liquid instruments such as Vanilla options. The author gives an overview of Martingale Optimal Transport, highlighting the differenc...

Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis

Harry Crane
April 19, 2018

Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis presents a fresh and insightful perspective on the fundamental tenets and major challenges of modern network analysis. Its lucid exposition provides necessary background for understanding the essential ideas behind exchangeable and dynamic...

Elementary Introduction to the Lebesgue Integral

Steven G. Krantz
April 18, 2018

It is important and useful to have a text on the Lebesgue theory that is accessible to bright undergraduates.  This is such a text. Going back to the days of Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, and even to Newton's teacher Isaac Barrow, the integral has been a mainstay of...

Song of Two Worlds

Alan Lightman
April 16, 2018

In Alan Lightman's new book, a verse narrative, we meet a man who has lost his faith in all things following a mysterious personal tragedy. After decades of living "hung like a dried fly," emptied and haunted by his past, the narrator awakens one morning revitalized and begins a Dante-like journey...

Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming: Modern Concepts and Practical Applications

Michael Affenzeller, Stefan Wagner, Stephan Winkler, Andreas Beham
April 16, 2018

Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming: Modern Concepts and Practical Applications discusses algorithmic developments in the context of genetic algorithms (GAs) and genetic programming (GP). It applies the algorithms to significant combinatorial optimization problems and describes structure...

Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology

Tom Green
April 16, 2018

Everything has a beginning. None was more profound—and quite as unexpected—than Information Technology. Here for the first time is the untold story of how our new age came to be and the bright boys who made it happen. What began on the bare floor of an old laundry building eventually grew to...

Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner

Ed Pegg Jr, Alan Schoen, Tom Rodgers
April 16, 2018

In this volume, world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians continue the tradition of honoring Martin Gardner, who inspired them to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. This edited...

Ordinary Differential Equations: Applications, Models, and Computing

Charles Roberts
April 13, 2018

In the traditional curriculum, students rarely study nonlinear differential equations and nonlinear systems due to the difficulty or impossibility of computing explicit solutions manually. Although the theory associated with nonlinear systems is advanced, generating a numerical solution with a...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 2: Principles, Methodology, and Evaluation Methods

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Devrim Balkose, Omari V. Mukbaniani, Andrew G. Mercader
April 13, 2018

This book covers many important aspects of applied chemistry and chemical engineering, focusing on three main aspects: principles, methodology and evaluation methods. It presents a selection of chapters on recent developments of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 3: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Theory and Modeling with Applications

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Francisco Torrens, Devrim Balköse, Omari V. Mukbaniani
April 13, 2018

Understanding mathematical modeling is fundamental in chemical engineering. This book reviews, introduces, and develops the mathematical models that are most frequently encountered in sophisticated chemical engineering domains. The volume provides a collection of models illustrating the power and...

Difference Equations: Theory, Applications and Advanced Topics, Third Edition

Ronald E. Mickens
April 13, 2018

Difference Equations: Theory, Applications and Advanced Topics, Third Edition provides a broad introduction to the mathematics of difference equations and some of their applications. Many worked examples illustrate how to calculate both exact and approximate solutions to special classes of...

Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition

Daina Taimina
April 10, 2018

Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the...

Linear Operators and Their Essential Pseudospectra

Aref Jeribi
April 06, 2018

Linear Operators and Their Essential Pseudospectra provides a comprehensive study of spectral theory of linear operators defined on Banach spaces. The central items of interest in the volume include various essential spectra, but the author also considers some of the generalizations that have been...

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