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#### The Crossing of Heaven

Springer 2012; US$ 59.95Among the group of physics honors students huddled in 1957 on a Colorado mountain watching Sputnik bisect the heavens, one young scientist was destined, three short years later, to become a key player in America's own top-secret spy satellite program. One of our era's most prolific mathematicians, Karl Gustafson was given just two weeks to... more...

#### Iris Runge

Springer 2012; US$ 149.00This book concerns the origins of mathematical problem solving at the internationally active Osram and Telefunken Corporations during the golden years of broadcasting and electron tube research. The woman scientist Iris Runge, who received an interdisciplinary education at the University of Gottingen, was long employed as the sole mathematical authority... more...

#### Robert Recorde

Springer 2011; US$ 129.00The 16th-Century intellectual Robert Recorde is chiefly remembered for introducing the equals sign into algebra, yet the greater significance and broader scope of his work is often overlooked. This book presents an authoritative and in-depth analysis of the man, his achievements and his historical importance. This scholarly yet accessible work examines... more...

#### R High Performance Programming

Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99This book is for programmers and developers who want to improve the performance of their R programs by making them run faster with large data sets or who are trying to solve a pesky performance problem. more...

#### R Data Visualization Cookbook

Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99If you are a data journalist, academician, student or freelance designer who wants to learn about data visualization, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of R programming is expected. more...

#### Mastering Scientific Computing with R

Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99If you want to learn how to quantitatively answer scientific questions for practical purposes using the powerful R language and the open source R tool ecosystem, this book is ideal for you. It is ideally suited for scientists who understand scientific concepts, know a little R, and want to be able to start applying R to be able to answer empirical... more...

#### Learning SciPy for Numerical and Scientific Computing

Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99This book targets programmers and scientists who have basic Python knowledge and who are keen to perform scientific and numerical computations with SciPy. more...

#### Spatial Statistics and Spatio-Temporal Data

Wiley 2011; US$ 111.95In the spatial or spatio-temporal context, specifying the correct covariance function is fundamental to obtain efficient predictions, and to understand the underlying physical process of interest. This book focuses on covariance and variogram functions, their role in prediction, and appropriate choice of these functions in applications. Both recent... more...

#### Mastering R for Quantitative Finance

Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 39.99This book is intended for those who want to learn how to use R's capabilities to build models in quantitative finance at a more advanced level. If you wish to perfectly take up the rhythm of the chapters, you need to be at an intermediate level in quantitative finance and you also need to have a reasonable knowledge of R. more...