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#### Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Life

Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95As middle school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside of real, Common Core classrooms across the country. You?ll see how exemplary teachers are meeting the new requirements and engaging students in... more...

#### Markov Chains

Wiley 2014; US$ 115.50Markov Chains: Analytic and Monte Carlo Computations introduces the main notions related to Markov chains and provides explanations on how to characterize, simulate, and recognize them. Starting with basic notions, this book leads progressively to advanced and recent topics in the field, allowing the reader to master the main aspects of the classical... more...

#### Nonlinear Parameter Optimization Using R Tools

Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50The aim of this book is to provide an appreciation of the R tools available for optimization problems. Most users of R are not specialists in computation and the workings of the specialized tools are a black box. This can lead to mis-application, therefore users need help in making appropriate choices.This book looks at the principal tools available... more...

#### Combinatorial Reasoning

Wiley 2014; US$ 115.00Written by well-known scholars in the field, this book introduces combinatorics alongside modern techniques, showcases the interdisciplinary aspects of the topic, and illustrates how to problem solve with a multitude of exercises throughout. The authors' approach is very reader-friendly and avoids the "scholarly tone" found in many books on this topic.... more...

#### Wavelet Neural Networks

Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95Through extensive examples and case studies, Wavelet Neural Networks provides a step-by-step introduction to modeling, training, and forecasting using wavelet networks. The acclaimed authors present a statistical model identification framework to successfully apply wavelet networks in various applications, specifically, providing the mathematical... more...

#### Equilibrium and Transfer in Porous Media 3

Wiley 2014; US$ 130.00A porous medium is composed of a solid matrix and its geometrical complement: the pore space . This pore space can be occupied by one or more fluids. The understanding of transport phenomena in porous media is a challenging intellectual task. This book provides a detailed analysis of the aspects required for the understanding of many experimental... more...

#### History Of Mathematical Sciences

World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 251.00This book explores the interaction between Europe and East Asia between the 16th and the 18th centuries in the field of mathematical sciences, bringing to the fore the role of Portugal as an agent of transmission of European science to East Asia. It is an important contribution to understanding this fundamental period of scientific history, beginning... more...

#### An Introduction to Navier'Stokes Equation and Oceanography

Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 59.95Corresponds to a graduate course in mathematics, taught at Carnegie Mellon University in the spring of 1999. This course aims to show that the creation of scientific knowledge is an international enterprise, and who contributed to it, from where, and when. more...

#### MacLaurin's Physical Dissertations

Springer 2007; US$ 109.00The Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin (1698-1746) is known for developing and extending Newton's work in calculus, geometry and gravitation; his "Treatise of Fluxions" was the first exposition of Newton's methods. This book presents these important works in translation, preceded by a translation of MacLaurin's MA dissertation... more...

#### Handbook of Continued Fractions for Special Functions

Springer 2008; US$ 119.00Special functions are pervasive in all fields of science and industry. The most well-known application areas are in physics, engineering, chemistry, computer science and statistics. Because of their importance, several books and websites (see for instance http: functions.wolfram.com) and a large collection of papers have been devoted to these functions.... more...