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- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 43.99
Whether discussing habitat placement for the northern spotted owl or black-tailed prairie dog or strategies for controlling exotic pests, this book explains how capturing ecological relationships across a landscape with pragmatic optimization models can be applied to real world problems. Using linear programming, Hof and Bevers show how it is possible... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 99.00
This volume provides the first book entirely devoted to recent developments on the theory and applications of continuous-time Markov decision processes (MDPs). The MDPs presented here include most of the cases that arise in applications. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 62.00
The 5th edition of Model Building in Mathematical Programmingdiscusses the general principles of model building in mathematicalprogramming and demonstrates how they can be applied by usingseveral simplified but practical problems from widely differentcontexts. Suggested formulations and solutions are given togetherwith some computational experience... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50
The Final Volume of the Groundbreaking Trilogy on Agent-Based Modeling In this pioneering synthesis, Joshua Epstein introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero . This software individual, or "agent," is endowed with distinct emotional/affective, cognitive/deliberative, and social modules. Grounded in contemporary neuroscience, these internal... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 220.00
This penultimate volume contains numerous original, elegant, and surprising results in 1-dimensional cellular automata. Perhaps the most exciting, if not shocking, new result is the discovery that only 82 local rules, out of 256, suffice to predict the time evolution of any of the remaining 174 local rules from an arbitrary initial bit-string configuration.... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 279.00
Contains a selection of 128 papers presented in lectures during the international scientific symposium "Operations Research 2005" (OR 2005) held at the University of Bremen, September 7-9, 2005. It attracted academics and practitioners working in various fields of Operations Research and provided them with the advances in Operations Research. more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 199.95
Intelligent systems are a hallmark of modern feedback control systems. But as these systems mature, we have come to expect higher levels of performance in speed and accuracy in the face of severe nonlinearities, disturbances, unforeseen dynamics, and unstructured uncertainties. Artificial neural networks offer a combination of adaptability, parallel... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 159.00
COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING THEORY AND ALGORITHMS, THOROUGHLY REVISED AND EXPANDED Nonlinear Programming: Theory and Algorithms —now in an extensively updated Third Edition—addresses the problem of optimizing an objective function in the presence of equality and inequality constraints. Many realistic problems cannot... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 26.95
The P-NP problem is the most important open problem in computer science, if not all of mathematics. The Golden Ticket provides a nontechnical introduction to P-NP, its rich history, and its algorithmic implications for everything we do with computers and beyond. In this informative and entertaining book, Lance Fortnow traces how the problem arose... more...
Forward-Looking Decision Making: Dynamic Programming Models Applied to Health, Risk, Employment, and Financial StabilityPrinceton University Press 2010; US$ 57.50
Individuals and families make key decisions that impact many aspects of financial stability and determine the future of the economy. These decisions involve balancing current sacrifice against future benefits. People have to decide how much to invest in health care, exercise, their diet, and insurance. They must decide how much debt to take on, and... more...