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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!

Dynamics Of Complex Systems

Dynamics Of Complex Systems

Author: Yaneer Bar-Yam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book aims to develop models and modeling techniques that are useful when applied to all complex systems. It adopts both analytic tools and computer simulation. The book is intended for students and researchers with a variety of backgrounds.

Microcomputer Based Input-output Modeling Applicatons To Economic Development

Microcomputer Based Input-output Modeling Applicatons To Economic Development

Author: Daniel M. Otto Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book discusses recent developments in Input-Output (I/O) models for microcomputers and applications of I/O models in regional studies. It provides background information on traditional I/O models and a set of working examples of I/O applications for users.

Lattice Gas Methods For Partial Differential Equations

Lattice Gas Methods For Partial Differential Equations

Author: Gary Doolen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book provides an overview of the directions that lattice gas research has taken from 1986 to early 1989. It shows potential users and lattice gas scientists what research has been completed and gives some indication of the utility and limitations of lattice gas models.

Fearless Innovation Going Beyond the Buzzword to Continuously Drive Growth, Improve the Bottom Line, and Enact Change

Fearless Innovation Going Beyond the Buzzword to Continuously Drive Growth, Improve the Bottom Line, and Enact Change

Author: Alex Goryachev Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2020

Is Innovation just an overused buzzword? A waste of time? A mere marketing ploy? Author Alex Goryachev has a simple, resounding response to such questions: No! The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driving change at an unprecedented pace, level, and intensity that is impacting businesses across industries, not to mention our everyday lives. We are rapidly blurring the physical and the digital, transforming the way we live and, in some sense, what it even means to be human. Whether we run a startup or multinational, a nonprofit or academic institution, a city or a whole country, we need to embrace this change to not just survive but thrive under these new realities. In Fearless Innovation, Cisco's Managing Director of Innovation Strategy and Programs explores how, no matter their function, leaders and managers can cut through the noise to understand change and deliver real results. Goryachev's actionable, consistent, and timeless innovation principles offer a blueprint to driving growth, enacting change, increasing the bottom line, and creating clear measurable value. Featuring diverse case studies of some of today's most innovative organizations, historical observations, first-hand experience, and a look at where innovation is thriving, and why, this down-to-earth guide provides advice and clear steps on how to: Get teams to embrace innovation beyond empty slogans Focus on execution of innovation through leadership and strategy Measure the real effects of innovation to showcase ROI and attract investment Break down org silos by empowering effective, diverse, and inclusive teams Drive co-innovation through win-win ecosystem-wide partnerships Organize innovation teams and orchestrate outcomes by leveraging organizational DNA Communicate the value of innovation to differentiate ourselves from competition Written for any organization that wants to stay relevant in the 21st Century, and even beyond, Fearless Innovation offers a step-by-step guide for getting past the confusion, overcoming fear, and getting down to business to create an environment of true innovation.

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: 19/03/2020

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.

Understanding Banach Spaces

Understanding Banach Spaces

Author: Daniel Gonzalez Sanchez Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/03/2020

This book focuses on the study of several properties of Banach spaces applied to diverse problems in functional and numerical analysis. Many problems in science, engineering and other disciplines can be expressed in the form of equations, inequalities or systems of equations using mathematical modelling. In particular, a large number of these problems can be solved using these spaces. The work includes twenty five contributions grouped into several blocks, depending on the topics, using definitions, properties, algorithms and applications of specific cases in the use of Banach spaces. A great multitude of examples showing the theoretical application developed appears throughout the work. This book is aimed at researchers from various disciplines whose field of interest is related to functional and numerical analysis.

Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research

Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research

Author: Natalie M. (Townson University, USA) 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 in 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

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.

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: Paperback / softback 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.

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.