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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 9, 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...

Quantitative Techniques in Business, Management and Finance: A Case-Study Approach

Umeshkumar Dubey, D P Kothari, G K Awari
December 16, 2017

This book is especially relevant to undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers studying quantitative techniques as part of business, management and finance. It is an interdisciplinary book that covers all major topics involved at the interface between business and management on the one hand and...

Song of Two Worlds

Alan Lightman
December 15, 2017

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...

Ordinary Differential Equations: Applications, Models, and Computing

Charles Roberts
December 15, 2017

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...

Bayesian Inference for Stochastic Processes

Lyle D. Broemeling
December 15, 2017

This is the first book designed to introduce Bayesian inference procedures for stochastic processes. There are clear advantages to the Bayesian approach (including the optimal use of prior information). Initially, the book begins with a brief review of Bayesian inference and uses many examples...

Computation of Generalized Matrix Inverses and Applications

Ivan Stanimirović
December 15, 2017

This volume offers a gradual exposition to matrix theory as a subject of linear algebra. It presents both the theoretical results in generalized matrix inverses and the applications. The book is as self-contained as possible, assuming no prior knowledge of matrix theory and linear algebra. The...

Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology

Tom Green
December 15, 2017

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
December 15, 2017

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...

A Concrete Introduction to Real Analysis, Second Edition

Robert Carlson
December 06, 2017

The Second Edition offers a major re-organization of the book, with the goal of making it much more competitive as a text for students. The revised edition will be appropriate for a one- or two-semester introductory real analysis course. Like the first edition, the primary audience is the large...

Graph Searching Games and Probabilistic Methods

Anthony Bonato, Pawel Pralat
December 06, 2017

Graph Searching Games and Probabilistic Methods is the first book that focuses on the intersection of graph searching games and probabilistic methods. The book explores various applications of these powerful mathematical tools to games and processes such as Cops and Robbers, Zombie and Survivors,...

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering

Mattias Blennow
December 06, 2017

Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this new textbook contains an introduction to the mathematical concepts used in physics and engineering. The entire book is unique in that it draws upon applications from physics, rather than mathematical examples, to ensure students are...

Background and Recent Developments of Metric Fixed Point Theory

Dhananjay Gopal, Poom Kumam, Mujahid Abbas
December 06, 2017

This book focusing on Metric fixed point theory is designed to provide an extensive understanding of the topic with the latest updates. It provides a good source of references, open questions and new approaches. While the book is principally addressed to graduate students, it is also intended to be...

Crossing Numbers of Graphs

Marcus Schaefer
December 05, 2017

Crossing Numbers of Graphs is the first book devoted to the crossing number, an increasingly popular object of study with surprising connections. The field has matured into a large body of work, which includes identifiable core results and techniques. The book presents a wide variety of ideas and...

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