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  • Mathematical Modelling of Natural Systemsby Dieter M. Imboden; Stefan J. Pfenninger

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Systems and their mathematical description play an important role in all branches of science. This book offers an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques. It is intended for undergrad students in applied natural science, in particular earth and environmental science, environmental engineering, as well as ecology, environmental chemistry, chemical... more...

  • Making mathematics phenomenalby Dave Pratt

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture examines how careful design can ?phenomenalise? mathematics and support not only engagement but also focus on key ideas. more...

  • The Art of Problem Posing Second Editionby Stephen I. Brown; Marion I. Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Updated and expanded, this second edition satisfies the same philosophical objective as the first -- to show the importance of problem posing. Although interest in mathematical problem solving increased during the past decade, problem posing remained relatively ignored. The Art of Problem Posing draws attention to this equally important act and is... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Mathematical Problem Solvingby Edward A. Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 111.95

    A provocative collection of papers containing comprehensive reviews of previous research, teaching techniques, and pointers for direction of future study. Provides both a comprehensive assessment of the latest research on mathematical problem solving, with special emphasis on its teaching, and an attempt to increase communication across the active... more...

  • Problem Solving in a Dynamic Environmentby Hong Ng Yan; Shou-Fong Chin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 99.00

    This book looks at the process of human cognition and the way complex problems are solved by decomposing them into a list of strategic objectives, before focusing individually on each objective to plan for a tactical solution. This process has been formulated by military planners in the form of the Standard Operating Procedure, by which problem solving... more...

  • An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applicationsby Boris S. Mordukhovich; Nguyen Mau Nam

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 50.00

    Convex optimization has an increasing impact on many areas of mathematics, applied sciences, and practical applications. It is now being taught at many universities and being used by researchers of different fields. As convex analysis is the mathematical foundation for convex optimization, having deep knowledge of convex analysis helps students and... more...

  • Theory of Convex Structuresby M.L.J. van de Vel

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Presented in this monograph is the current state-of-the-art in the theory of convex structures. The notion of convexity covered here is considerably broader than the classic one; specifically, it is not restricted to the context of vector spaces. Classical concepts of order-convex sets (Birkhoff) and of geodesically convex sets (Menger) are directly... more...

  • Mathematical Modelling of Zombiesby Robert Smith?

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 37.99

    The zombie apocalypse could occur at any time. The best weapon? Braaaiiinnnsss! The apocalypse survival kit includes such essentials as: mathematical models; differential equations; individual-based modelling; zombie swarming; statistical estimation; fuzzy decision-making; network theory; discrete-time models; spatial diffusion of the undead; and... more...

  • Math Word Problems For Dummiesby Sterling

    Wiley 2008; US$ 15.99

    Covers percentages, probability, proportions, and more Get a grip on all types of word problems by applying them to real life Are you mystified by math word problems? This easy-to-understand guide shows you how to conquer these tricky questions with a step-by-step plan for finding the right solution each and every time, no matter the kind or level... more...

  • Generalized Curvaturesby Jean-marie Morvan

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Intends to set the modern foundations of the theory of generalized curvature measures. Following a historical and didactic approach, this book introduces the mathematical background of the subject, curves and surfaces, convex subsets, smooth submanifolds, subsets of positive reach, polyhedra and triangulations, and surface reconstruction. more...