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See below for a selection of the latest books from Mathematics category. Presented with a red border are the Mathematics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Mathematics books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research

Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research

Author: Natalie M. (Townson University, College of Business and Economics) Scala Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2020

Operations research (OR) is a core discipline in military and defense management. Coming to the forefront initially during World War II, OR provided critical contributions to logistics, supply chains, and strategic simulation, while enabling superior decision making for Allied forces. OR has grown to include analytics and many applications, including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and big data, and is the cornerstone of management science in manufacturing, marketing, telecommunications, and many other fields. The Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research presents the voices leading OR and analytics to new heights in security through research, practical applications, case studies, and lessons learned in the field. Features Applies the experiences of educators and practitioners working in the field Employs the latest technology developments into case studies and applications Identifies best practices unique to the military, security, and national defense problem space Highlights similarities and dichotomies between analyses and trends that are unique to military, security, and defense problems

Data Science Programming All-In-One For Dummies

Data Science Programming All-In-One For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller, Luca Massaron Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2020

Your logical, linear guide to the fundamentals of data science programming Data science is exploding--in a good way--with a forecast of 1.7 megabytes of new information created every second for each human being on the planet by 2020 and 11.5 million job openings by 2026. It clearly pays dividends to be in the know. This friendly guide charts a path through the fundamentals of data science and then delves into the actual work: linear regression, logical regression, machine learning, neural networks, recommender engines, and cross-validation of models. Data Science Programming All-In-One For Dummies is a compilation of the key data science, machine learning, and deep learning programming languages: Python and R. It helps you decide which programming languages are best for specific data science needs. It also gives you the guidelines to build your own projects to solve problems in real time. Get grounded: the ideal start for new data professionals What lies ahead: learn about specific areas that data is transforming Be meaningful: find out how to tell your data story See clearly: pick up the art of visualization Whether you're a beginning student or already mid-career, get your copy now and add even more meaning to your life--and everyone else's!

Mathematics is the Poetry of Science

Mathematics is the Poetry of Science

Author: Cedric (Professor, Professor, University of Lyon) Villani Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2020

In the words of the great poet Senghor, Cedric Villani makes the bold claim that Mathematics is the Poetry of Science. Perhaps paradoxical to some, both disciplines are concerned with describing the world around us, understanding its parts, and using this knowledge to create something profound. World-renowned mathematician and Fields Medallist Cedric Villani explores this analogy in this engaging and intelligent text, and shows how mathematics, one of the world's few universal languages, holds deep similarities to the literary genre. A great lover of poetry, he insists that the two are intrinsically linked in their aim of both tackling the complexities of our reality as well as distancing us from it so that we may better appreciate its beauty. In a more light-hearted and concise approach than his more theoretical academic works, this book represents one of Villani's attempts to communicate his love of mathematics to a wider audience, drawing daring parallels between two universes that meet in their aspiration of the sublime.

Topology Optimization Design of Heterogeneous Materials and Structures

Topology Optimization Design of Heterogeneous Materials and Structures

Author: Daicong Da Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2020

This book pursues optimal design from the perspective of mechanical properties and resistance to failure caused by cracks and fatigue. The book abandons the scale separation hypothesis and takes up phase-field modeling, which is at the cutting edge of research and is of high industrial and practical relevance. Part 1 starts by testing the limits of the homogenization-based approach when the size of the representative volume element is non-negligible compared to the structure. The book then introduces a non-local homogenization scheme to take into account the strain gradient effects. Using a phase field method, Part 2 offers three significant contributions concerning optimal placement of the inclusion phases. Respectively, these contributions take into account fractures in quasi-brittle materials, interface cracks and periodic composites. The topology optimization proposed has significantly increased the fracture resistance of the composites studied.

Geographical Modelling Cities and Territories

Geographical Modelling Cities and Territories

Author: Denise Pumain Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/03/2020

The modeling of cities and territories has progressed greatly in the last 20 years. This is firstly due to geographic information systems, followed by the availability of large amounts of georeferenced data both on the Internet and through the use of connected objects. In addition, the rise in performance of computational methods for the simulation and exploration of dynamic models has facilitated advancement. Geographical Modeling presents previously unpublished information on the main advances achieved by these new approaches. Each of the six chapters builds a bibliographic review and precisely describes the methods used, highlighting their advantages and discussing their interpretations. They are all illustrated by many examples. The book also explains with clarity the theoretical foundations of geographical analysis, the delicate operations of model selection, and the applications of fractals and scaling laws. These applications include gaining knowledge of the morphology of cities and the organization of urban transport, and finding new methods of building and exploring simulation models and visualizations of data and results.

Gaussian Measures in Hilbert Space

Gaussian Measures in Hilbert Space

Author: Alexander Kukush Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2020

Numerical Simulation, An Art of Prediction, Volume 1 Theory

Numerical Simulation, An Art of Prediction, Volume 1 Theory

Author: Jean-Francois Sigrist Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2020

Numerical simulation is a technique of major importance in various technical and scientific fields. Used to understand diverse physical phenomena or to design everyday objects, it plays a major role in innovation in the industrial sector. Whilst engineering curricula now include training courses dedicated to it, numerical simulation is still not well-known in some economic sectors, and even less so among the general public. Simulation involves the mathematical modeling of the real world, coupled with the computing power offered by modern technology. Designed to perform virtual experiments, digital simulation can be considered as an art of prediction . Embellished with a rich iconography and based on the testimony of researchers and engineers, this book shines a light on this little-known art. It is the first of two volumes and focuses on the principles, methods and industrial practice of numerical modeling.

Spectral Geometry of Partial Differential Operators (Open Access)

Spectral Geometry of Partial Differential Operators (Open Access)

The aim of Spectral Geometry of Partial Differential Operators is to provide a basic and self-contained introduction to the ideas underpinning spectral geometric inequalities arising in the theory of partial differential equations. Historically, one of the first inequalities of the spectral geometry was the minimization problem of the first eigenvalue of the Dirichlet Laplacian. Nowadays, this type of inequalities of spectral geometry have expanded to many other cases with number of applications in physics and other sciences. The main reason why the results are useful, beyond the intrinsic interest of geometric extremum problems, is that they produce a priori bounds for spectral invariants of (partial differential) operators on arbitrary domains. Features: Collects the ideas underpinning the inequalities of the spectral geometry, in both self-adjoint and non-self-adjoint operator theory, in a way accessible by anyone with a basic level of understanding of linear differential operators Aimed at theoretical as well as applied mathematicians, from a wide range of scientific fields, including acoustics, astronomy, MEMS, and other physical sciences Provides a step-by-step guide to the techniques of non-self-adjoint partial differential operators, and for the applications of such methods. Provides a self-contained coverage of the traditional and modern theories of linear partial differential operators, and does not require a previous background in operator theory.

Student Solutions Manual, Chapters 10-17 for Stewart/Clegg/Watson's Multivariable Calculus, 9th

Student Solutions Manual, Chapters 10-17 for Stewart/Clegg/Watson's Multivariable Calculus, 9th

Author: James Stewart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

This manual contains solutions to all exercises from the text. This manual can be found on the Instructors Companion Site.

Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Analysis and approaches HL Analysis and approaches HL

Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Analysis and approaches HL Analysis and approaches HL

Author: Paul Fannon, Vesna Kadelburg, Ben Woolley, Stephen Ward Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Enable students to construct, communicate and justify correct mathematical arguments with a range of activities and examples of maths in the real world. - Engage and excite students with examples and photos of maths in the real world, plus inquisitive starter activities to encourage their problem-solving skills - Build mathematical thinking with our 'Toolkit' and mathematical exploration chapter, along with our new toolkit feature of questions, investigations and activities - Develop understanding with key concepts and applications integrated throughout, along with TOK links for every topic - Prepare your students for assessment with worked examples, and extended essay support - Check understanding with review exercise at the end of the coursebook Follows the new 2019 IB Guide for Mathematics: analysis and approaches Higher Level Available in the series Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Analysis and approaches SL Student Book ISBN: 9781510462359 Student eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461895 Whiteboard eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461901 Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Analysis and approaches HL Student Book ISBN: 9781510462366 Student eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461857 Whiteboard eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461864 SL & HL Teaching & Learning Resources ISBN: 9781510461918 Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Applications and interpretation SL Student Book ISBN: 9781510462380 Student eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461994 Whiteboard eTextbook ISBN: 9781510462007 Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Applications and interpretation HL Student Book ISBN: 9781510462373 Student eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461956 Whiteboard eTextbook ISBN: 9781510461963 SL and HL Teaching & Learning Resources ISBN: 9781510462014 Dynamic learning packages (include Teaching & Learning resources and Whiteboard eTextbooks) Analysis & approaches SL & HL ISBN: 9781510461925 Applications and interpretation SL and HL ISBN: 9781510462021 Analysis & approaches SL & HL and Applications and interpretation SL and HL ISBN: 9781510468474

Mathematics for Enzyme Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Performance 2 Volume Set

Mathematics for Enzyme Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Performance 2 Volume Set

Author: F. Xavier Malcata Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Mathematics for Enzyme Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Performance is the first set in a unique 11 volume-collection on Enzyme Reactor Engineering. This two volume-set relates specifically to the wide mathematical background required for systematic and rational simulation of both reaction kinetics and reactor performance; and to fully understand and capitalize on the modelling concepts developed. It accordingly reviews basic and useful concepts of Algebra (first volume), and Calculus and Statistics (second volume). A brief overview of such native algebraic entities as scalars, vectors, matrices and determinants constitutes the starting point of the first volume; the major features of germane functions are then addressed. Vector operations ensue, followed by calculation of determinants. Finally, exact methods for solution of selected algebraic equations - including sets of linear equations, are considered, as well as numerical methods for utilization at large. The second volume begins with an introduction to basic concepts in calculus, i.e. limits, derivatives, integrals and differential equations; limits, along with continuity, are further expanded afterwards, covering uni- and multivariate cases, as well as classical theorems. After recovering the concept of differential and applying it to generate (regular and partial) derivatives, the most important rules of differentiation of functions, in explicit, implicit and parametric form, are retrieved - together with the nuclear theorems supporting simpler manipulation thereof. The book then tackles strategies to optimize uni- and multivariate functions, before addressing integrals in both indefinite and definite forms. Next, the book touches on the methods of solution of differential equations for practical applications, followed by analytical geometry and vector calculus. Brief coverage of statistics-including continuous probability functions, statistical descriptors and statistical hypothesis testing, brings the second volume to a close.

Introductory Analysis An Inquiry Approach

Introductory Analysis An Inquiry Approach

Author: John D. Ross, Kendall C. Richards Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Introductory Analysis: An Inquiry Approach aims to provide a self-contained, inquiry-oriented approach to undergraduate-level real analysis. The presentation of the material in the book is intended to be inquiry-oriented' in that as each major topic is discussed, details of the proofs are left to the student in a way that encourages an active approach to learning. The book is self-contained in two major ways: it includes scaffolding (i.e., brief guiding prompts marked as Key Steps in the Proof) for many of the theorems. Second, it includes preliminary material that introduces students to the fundamental framework of logical reasoning and proof-writing techniques. Students will be able to use the guiding prompts (and refer to the preliminary work) to develop their proof-writing skills. Features Structured in such a way that approximately one week of class can be devoted to each chapter Suitable as a primary text for undergraduates, or as a supplementary text for some postgraduate courses Strikes a unique balance between enquiry-based learning and more traditional approaches to teaching