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  • The Elements of Statistical Learning
    The Elements of Statistical Learning (English, Hardback) Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani

    This major new edition features many topics not covered in the original, including graphical models, random forests, and ensemble methods. As before, it covers the conceptual framework for statistical data in our rapidly expanding computerized world.

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  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
    Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (English, Hardback) Christopher M. Bishop

    This is the first textbook on pattern recognition to present the Bayesian viewpoint. It presents approximate inference algorithms that permit fast approximate answers in situations where exact answers are not feasible, and it uses graphical models to describe probability distributions.

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  • Inside Interesting Integrals
    Inside Interesting Integrals (English, Paperback) Paul J. Nahin

    What's the point of calculating definite integrals since you can't possibly do them all?.What makes doing the specific integrals in this book of value aren't the specific answers we'll obtain, but rather the methods we'll use in obtaining those answers;

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  • Stochastic Calculus for Finance II
    Stochastic Calculus for Finance II (English, Hardback) Steven E. Shreve

    "A wonderful display of the use of mathematical probability to derive a large set of results from a small set of assumptions.

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  • Rare Earth
    Rare Earth (English, Paperback) Peter D. Ward, Donald Brownlee

    What determines whether complex life will arise on a planet, or even any life at all?

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  • Algebraic Geometry
    Algebraic Geometry (English, Hardback) Robin Hartshorne

    This book can thus be used as textbook for an introductory course in algebraic geometry following a basic graduate course in algebra.Robin Hartshorne studied algebraic geometry with Oscar Zariski and David Mumford at Harvard, and with J.-P.

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  • Numerical Optimization
    Numerical Optimization (English, Hardback) Jorge Nocedal, Stephen Wright

    The new edition of this book presents a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the most effective methods in continuous optimization. It is enhanced by new chapters on nonlinear interior methods and derivative-free methods for optimization.

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  • Linear Algebra
    Linear Algebra (English, Hardback) Serge Lang

    This book begins with an exposition of the basic theory of vector spaces and proceeds to explain the fundamental structure theorem for linear maps, including eigenvectors and eigenvalues, quadratic and hermitian forms, diagnolization of symmetric, hermitian, and unitary linear maps and matrices, triangulation, and Jordan canonical form.

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  • Monte Carlo Statistical Methods
    Monte Carlo Statistical Methods (English, Hardback) Christian Robert, George Casella

    We have sold 4300 copies worldwide of the first edition (1999). This new edition contains five completely new chapters covering new developments.

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  • Categories for the Working Mathematician
    Categories for the Working Mathematician (English, Hardback) Saunders Mac Lane

    This second edition includes a number of revisions and additions, including new chapters on topics of active interest: symmetric monoidal categories and braided monoidal categories, and the coherence theorems for them, as well as 2-categories and the higher dimensional categories which have recently come into prominence.

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  • It's ONLY Rocket Science
    It's ONLY Rocket Science (English, Paperback) Dr. Lucy Rogers

    This is a brilliant explanation of the basics of space flight, from building the rocket to planning the mission and getting home again. Written by an engineer who is also an accomplished science writer, it covers the subject comprehensively, yet is almost entirely descriptive and non-mathematical.

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  • Scientific Astrophotography
    Scientific Astrophotography (English, Paperback) Gerald R. Hubbell

    As `distributed' astronomical projects multiply, this text on how to produce professional-quality space imaging will be welcome to many amateurs equipped with today's powerful telescopy. It offers a thorough grounding in the scientific principles and methods.

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  • Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs
    Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs (English, Mixed media product) Ken M. Harrison

    This comprehensive guide for amateur astronomers provides a brief overview of the development of spectroscopes and an introduction to the theory of stellar spectra, then goes on to examine the spectroscopes available to amateurs as well as how to use them.

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  • From Casual Stargazer to Amateur Astronomer
    From Casual Stargazer to Amateur Astronomer (English, Paperback) Dave Eagle

    This guide is for budding stargazers who want to develop observing skills beyond mere sightseeing and learn some of the techniques used to carry out enjoyable and scientifically useful observations. Includes useful exercises to help develop observing skills.

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  • Making Starships and Stargates
    Making Starships and Stargates (English, Paperback) James F. Woodward

    This book examines different proposals on the construction of advanced spacecraft and "gates" to other regions of space. It covers current theory, latest and ongoing investigations and experiments, and speculation on what might and might not be feasible.

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  • The Forgotten Cure
    The Forgotten Cure (English, Hardback) Anna Kuchment

    This book traces the story of bacteriophages from Paris, where they were discovered in 1917, through Nobel Prize-winning breakthroughs stemming from phage research, to today's resurgent research, spearheaded by biotech startups and dedicated physicians.

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  • An Introduction to Applied Multivariate Analysis with R
    An Introduction to Applied Multivariate Analysis with R (English, Paperback) Brian Everitt, Torsten Hothorn

    The majority of data sets collected by researchers in all disciplines are multivariate. This book comprehensively covers a variety of multivariate analysis techniques using R. It provides extensive examples of R code used to apply the multivariate techniques.

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  • Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases
    Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases (English, Paperback) John H. Klippel

    This is one of the most prestigious and comprehensive texts on arthritis and related diseases. It offers medical students and physicians a concise description of the current science, diagnosis, clinical consequences, and principles of management.

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  • Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry
    Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry (English, Hardback) Gerald A. Edgar

    This is essentially an advanced undergraduate textbook about the mathematics of fractal geometry. It is based on a course given to talented high-school students at Ohio University in 1988 and contains plenty of examples, exercises, and good illustrations of fractals.

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  • Introductory Statistics with R
    Introductory Statistics with R (English, Paperback) Peter Dalgaard

    This book provides an elementary-level introduction to R, targeting both non-statistician scientists in various fields and students of statistics. This new edition has been updated to R 2.6.2 and features new and expanded coverage.

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