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Bayesian Statistics 9

Edited by José M. Bernardo, M. J. Bayarri, James O. Berger, A. P. Dawid, David Heckerman, Adrian F. M. Smith and Mike West.

October 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 720 pages.

The Valencia International Meetings on Bayesian Statistics – established in 1979 and held every four years – have been the forum for a definitive overview of current concerns and activities...

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Bayesian Theory and Applications

Edited by Paul Damien, Petros Dellaportas, Nicholas G. Polson and David A. Stephens.

January 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 720 pages.

The development of hierarchical models and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques forms one of the most profound advances in Bayesian analysis since the 1970s and provides the basis for...

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The Emperor's New Mathematics

Catherine Jami.

December 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 452 pages.

This book explores how the mathematics the Jesuits brought to China was reconstructed as a branch of imperial learning so that the emperor Kangxi (r. 1662–1722) could consolidate his power...

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A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods

Rüdiger Verfürth.

April 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 416 pages.

Self-adaptive discretization methods nowadays are an indispensable tool for the numerical solution of partial differential equations that arise from physical and technical applications. The...

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Cyclic Modules and the Structure of Rings

S.K. Jain, Ashish K. Srivastava and Askar A. Tuganbaev.

September 2012; published online January 2013.

Book. 232 pages.

This book provides an up-to-date account of the literature on the subject of determining the structure of rings over which cyclic modules or proper cyclic modules have a finiteness...

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Catalan Numbers with Applications

Thomas Koshy.

November 2008; published online January 2009.

Book. 304 pages.

Fibonacci and Lucas sequences are “two shining stars in the vast array of integer sequences,” and because of their ubiquitousness, tendency to appear in quite unexpected and unrelated...

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Perl for Exploring DNA

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer.

August 2007; published online April 2010.

Book. 288 pages.

The book presents a hands-on introductory guide to DNA sequence analysis. This can be depicted as a linear map of As, Cs, Gs, and Ts; however, such a map only hints at the varied contours...

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The Diophantine Frobenius Problem

Jorge L. Ramírez Alfonsín.

December 2005; published online September 2007.

Book. 264 pages.

During the early part of the last century, F. G. Frobenius raised, in his lectures, the following problem (called the Diophantine Frobenius Problem FP): given relatively prime positive...

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The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

Roman Kossak and James Schmerl.

June 2006; published online September 2007.

Book. 328 pages.

This book gives an account of the present state of research on lattices of elementary substructures and automorphisms of nonstandard models of arithmetic. Major representation theorems are...

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Traces and Determinants of Pseudodifferential Operators

Simon Scott.

September 2010; published online January 2011.

Book. 696 pages.

This text provides a broad account of the theory of traces and determinants on geometric algebras of differential and pseudodifferential operators over compact manifolds. Trace and...

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