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Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Russell Cheng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book discusses the fitting of parametric statistical models to data samples. Emphasis is placed on (i) how to recognize situations where the problem is non-standard, when parameter estimates ... More

Everyday CryptographyFundamental Principles and Applications

Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Keith Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788003
eISBN:
9780191829956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788003.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing ... More

Teaching StatisticsA Bag of Tricks

Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Students in the sciences, economics, social sciences, and medicine take an introductory statistics course. And yet statistics can be notoriously difficult for instructors to teach and for students to ... More

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Dusa McDuff and Dietmar Salamon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794899
eISBN:
9780191836411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794899.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Geometry / Topology

Over the past number of years powerful new methods in analysis and topology have led to the development of the modern global theory of symplectic topology, including several striking and important ... More

Lectures on Geometry

Lectures on Geometry

Edward Witten, Martin Bridson, Helmut Hofer, Marc Lackenby, and Rahul Pandharipande

N M J Woodhouse (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198784913
eISBN:
9780191827150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784913.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This volume contains a collection of papers based on lectures delivered by distinguished mathematicians at Clay Mathematics Institute events over the past few years. Although not explicitly linked, ... More

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices

I. S. Duff, A. M. Erisman, and J. K. Reid

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198508380
eISBN:
9780191746420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508380.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices, second edition, is a complete rewrite of the first edition published 30 years ago. Much has changed since that time. Problems have grown greatly in size and ... More

Lectures on Inductive Logic

Lectures on Inductive Logic

Jon Williamson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199666478
eISBN:
9780191749292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666478.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Inductive logic (also known as confirmation theory) seeks to determine the extent to which the premisses of an argument entail its conclusion. This book offers an introduction to the field of ... More

Real Analysis

Real Analysis

Fon-Che Liu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790426
eISBN:
9780191831676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790426.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

Real analysis in its modern aspect is presented concisely in this text for the beginning graduate student of mathematics and related disciplines to have a solid grounding in the general theory of ... More

Bolzano's Logical System

Bolzano's Logical System

Ettore Casari

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788294
eISBN:
9780191830228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788294.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

A starting point of Bolzano’s logical reflection was the conviction that among truths there is a connection, according to which some truths are grounds of others, and these in turn are consequences ... More

4-Manifolds

4-Manifolds

Selman Akbulut

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784869
eISBN:
9780191827136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784869.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book present the topology of smooth 4-manifolds in an intuitive self-contained way. The handlebody theory, and the seiberg-witten theory of 4-manifolds are presented. Also stein and symplectic ... More

Gödel's DisjunctionThe scope and limits of mathematical knowledge

Gödel's Disjunction: The scope and limits of mathematical knowledge

Leon Horsten and Philip Welch (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759591
eISBN:
9780191820373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759591.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The logician Kurt Gödel in 1951 established a disjunctive thesis about the scope and limits of mathematical knowledge: either the mathematical mind is equivalent to a Turing machine (i.e., a ... More

Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom

Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom

Andreas J. Stylianides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723066
eISBN:
9780191789588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723066.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom addresses a fundamental problem in children’s learning that has received relatively little research attention: Although proving and related concepts ... More

Curricular Resources and Classroom UseThe Case of Mathematics

Curricular Resources and Classroom Use: The Case of Mathematics

Gabriel J. Stylianides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749899
eISBN:
9780191814211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749899.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Curricular Resources and Classroom Use examines the use of curricular resources, that is, the different kinds of materials (digital or physical) that teachers use in or for their teaching (textbooks, ... More

The New ABCs of ResearchAchieving Breakthrough Collaborations

The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Ben Shneiderman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The immense problems of the twenty-first century invite innovative thinking from students, academic researchers, business research managers, and government policymakers. Hopes for raising quality in ... More

Here Be DragonsScience, Technology and the Future of Humanity

Here Be Dragons: Science, Technology and the Future of Humanity

Olle Häggström

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198723547
eISBN:
9780191790331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723547.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book challenges the widely held but oversimplified and even dangerous conception that progress in science and technology is our salvation, and the more of it, the better. The future will offer ... More

Feynman's Operational Calculus and BeyondNoncommutativity and Time-Ordering

Feynman's Operational Calculus and Beyond: Noncommutativity and Time-Ordering

Gerald W Johnson, Michel L. Lapidus, and Lance Nielsen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198702498
eISBN:
9780191772160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702498.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Numerical Analysis

This book provides an abstract theory of Feynman’s operational calculus for functions of (typically) noncommuting operators. Although it is inspired by Feynman’s original heuristic suggestions and ... More

Function Spaces and Partial Differential EquationsVolume 1 - Classical Analysis

Function Spaces and Partial Differential Equations: Volume 1 - Classical Analysis

Ali Taheri

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198733133
eISBN:
9780191797712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733133.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This book, which is the first volume of two, presents a comprehensive treatment of aspects of classical and modern analysis relating to theory of ‘partial differential equations’ and the associated ... More

Function Spaces and Partial Differential EquationsVolume 2: Contemporary Analysis

Function Spaces and Partial Differential Equations: Volume 2: Contemporary Analysis

Ali Taheri

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198733157
eISBN:
9780191797729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733157.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This book presents a comprehensive treatment of aspects of classical and modern analysis relating to theory of ‘partial differential equations’ and the associated ‘function spaces’. It begins with a ... More

TurbulenceAn Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Turbulence: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Peter Davidson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198722588
eISBN:
9780191789298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722588.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This book presents the subject of turbulence. The aim of the book is to bridge the gap between the elementary, heuristic accounts of turbulence and the more rigorous accounts given. Throughout, the ... More

The Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Walks, Polygons, Animals and Vesicles

The Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Walks, Polygons, Animals and Vesicles

E.J. Janse van Rensburg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199666577
eISBN:
9780191748653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666577.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This book is an account of the theory and mathematical approaches in polymer entropy, with particular emphasis on mathematical approaches to directed and undirected lattice models. Results in the ... More

Mathematical Underpinnings of AnalyticsTheory and Applications

Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics: Theory and Applications

Peter Grindrod

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725091
eISBN:
9780191792526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725091.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Probability / Statistics

This book presents analytics within a framework of mathematical theory and concepts, building upon firm theory and foundations of probability theory, graphs, and networks, random matrices, linear ... More

Probabilistic Graphical Models for Genetics, Genomics, and Postgenomics

Probabilistic Graphical Models for Genetics, Genomics, and Postgenomics

Raphaël Mourad (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709022
eISBN:
9780191779619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709022.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

At the crossroads between statistics and machine learning, probabilistic graphical models provide a powerful formal framework to model complex data. Probabilistic graphical models are probabilistic ... More

Finite Elements and Fast Iterative Solverswith Applications in Incompressible Fluid Dynamics

Finite Elements and Fast Iterative Solvers: with Applications in Incompressible Fluid Dynamics

Howard Elman, David Silvester, and Andy Wathen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678792
eISBN:
9780191780745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678792.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

The subject of this book is the efficient solution of partial differential equations (PDEs) that arise when modelling incompressible fluid flow. The first part (Chapters 1 through 5) covers the ... More

Stochastic Analysis and Diffusion Processes

Stochastic Analysis and Diffusion Processes

Gopinath Kallianpur and P Sundar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199657063
eISBN:
9780191781759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657063.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

Starting with the construction of stochastic processes, the book introduces Brownian motion and martingales. After proving the Doob-Meyer decomposition, quadratic variation processes and local ... More

Simplicity Theory

Simplicity Theory

Byunghan Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198567387
eISBN:
9780191746512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567387.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book is about simple first-order theories. The class of simple theories was introduced by S. Shelah in the early 1980s. Then several specific algebraic structures having simple theories have ... More

Oxford FiguresEight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

John Fauvel, Raymond Flood, and Robin Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

For eight centuries mathematics has been researched and studied at Oxford, and the subject and its teaching have undergone profound changes during that time. This is the story of the intellectual and ... More

Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656592
eISBN:
9780191748059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The history of mathematics is a well-studied and vibrant area of research, with books and scholarly articles published on various aspects of the subject. Yet, the history of combinatorics seems to ... More

On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

Hans Ringström

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680290
eISBN:
9780191760235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

The subject of the book is the topology and future stability of models of the universe. In standard cosmology, the universe is assumed to be spatially homogeneous and isotropic. However, it is of ... More

Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics

Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics

Chris Sangwin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199660353
eISBN:
9780191748257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660353.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This book examines computer aided assessment (CAA) of mathematics in which computer algebra systems (CAS) are used to automatically establish the mathematical properties of expressions provided by ... More

A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods

A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods

Rüdiger Verfürth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199679423
eISBN:
9780191758485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679423.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Self-adaptive discretization methods nowadays are an indispensable tool for the numerical solution of partial differential equations that arise from physical and technical applications. The aim is to ... More

Quantum Physics and LinguisticsA Compositional, Diagrammatic Discourse

Quantum Physics and Linguistics: A Compositional, Diagrammatic Discourse

Chris Heunen, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, and Edward Grefenstette (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646296
eISBN:
9780191747847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646296.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Quantum mechanics and linguistics appear to be quite unrelated at first sight. Yet significant parts of both concern compositional reasoning about the way information flows among subsystems and the ... More

Concentration InequalitiesA Nonasymptotic Theory of Independence

Concentration Inequalities: A Nonasymptotic Theory of Independence

Stéphane Boucheron, Gábor Lugosi, and Pascal Massart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199535255
eISBN:
9780191747106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535255.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

This monograph presents a mathematical theory of concentration inequalities for functions of independent random variables. The basic phenomenon under investigation is that if a function of many ... More

Bayesian Theory and Applications

Bayesian Theory and Applications

Paul Damien, Petros Dellaportas, Nicholas G. Polson, and David A. Stephens (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695607
eISBN:
9780191744167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The development of hierarchical models and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques forms one of the most profound advances in Bayesian analysis since the 1970s and provides the basis for advances ... More

Krylov Subspace MethodsPrinciples and Analysis

Krylov Subspace Methods: Principles and Analysis

Jörg Liesen and Zdenek Strakos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199655410
eISBN:
9780191744174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655410.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Algebra

This book offers a detailed treatment of the mathematical theory of Krylov subspace methods with focus on solving systems of linear algebraic equations. Starting from the idea of projections, Krylov ... More

Cyclic Modules and the Structure of Rings

Cyclic Modules and the Structure of Rings

S.K. Jain, Ashish K. Srivastava, and Askar A. Tuganbaev

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664511
eISBN:
9780191746024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664511.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra

This book provides an up-to-date account of the literature on the subject of determining the structure of rings over which cyclic modules or proper cyclic modules have a finiteness condition or a ... More

Hyperbolic Dynamics and Brownian MotionAn Introduction

Hyperbolic Dynamics and Brownian Motion: An Introduction

Jacques Franchi and Yves Le Jan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654109
eISBN:
9780191745676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654109.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

The idea of this book is to illustrate an interplay between distinct domains of mathematics. Firstly, this book provides an introduction to hyperbolic geometry, based on the Lorentz group PSO(1, d) ... More

Time Series Analysis by State Space MethodsSecond Edition

Time Series Analysis by State Space Methods: Second Edition

James Durbin and Siem Jan Koopman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199641178
eISBN:
9780191774881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641178.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book presents a comprehensive treatment of the state space approach to time series analysis. The distinguishing feature of state space time series models is that observations are regarded as ... More

Everyday CryptographyFundamental Principles and Applications

Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Keith M. Martin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199695591
eISBN:
9780191774898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695591.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents an introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing information ... More

An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Ray Chambers and Robert Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book is an introduction to the model-based approach to survey sampling. It consists of three parts, with Part I focusing on estimation of population totals. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce survey ... More

The Emperor's New MathematicsWestern Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)

The Emperor's New Mathematics: Western Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)

Catherine Jami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199601400
eISBN:
9780191729218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601400.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book explores how the mathematics the Jesuits brought to China was reconstructed as a branch of imperial learning so that the emperor Kangxi (r. 1662–1722) could consolidate his power over the ... More

Differential GeometryBundles, Connections, Metrics and Curvature

Differential Geometry: Bundles, Connections, Metrics and Curvature

Clifford Henry Taubes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199605880
eISBN:
9780191774911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605880.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Mathematical Physics

Bundles, connections, metrics, and curvature are the ‘lingua franca’ of modern differential geometry and theoretical physics. Many of the tools used in differential topology are introduced and the ... More

Bayesian Statistics 9

Bayesian Statistics 9

José M. Bernardo, M. J. Bayarri, James O. Berger, A. P. Dawid, David Heckerman, Adrian F. M. Smith, and Mike West (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The Valencia International Meetings on Bayesian Statistics – established in 1979 and held every four years – have been the forum for a definitive overview of current concerns and activities in ... More

Statistics and Scientific MethodAn Introduction for Students and Researchers

Statistics and Scientific Method: An Introduction for Students and Researchers

Peter J. Diggle and Amanda G. Chetwynd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199543182
eISBN:
9780191774867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543182.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

An antidote to technique-oriented service courses, this book studiously avoids the recipe-book style and keeps algebraic details of specific statistical methods to the minimum extent necessary to ... More

Bayesian Smoothing and Regression for Longitudinal, Spatial and Event History Data

Bayesian Smoothing and Regression for Longitudinal, Spatial and Event History Data

Ludwig Fahrmeir and Thomas Kneib

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199533022
eISBN:
9780191728501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533022.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

Several recent advances in smoothing and semiparametric regression are presented in this book from a unifying, Bayesian perspective. Simulation-based full Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) ... More

Riemann Surfaces

Riemann Surfaces

Simon Donaldson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198526391
eISBN:
9780191774874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526391.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Analysis

The theory of Riemann surfaces occupies a very special place in mathematics. It is a culmination of much of traditional calculus, making surprising connections with geometry and arithmetic. It is an ... More

Causality in the Sciences

Causality in the Sciences

Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo, and Jon Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574131
eISBN:
9780191728921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574131.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

There is a need for integrated thinking about causality, probability, and mechanism in scientific methodology. A panoply of disciplines, ranging from epidemiology and biology through to econometrics ... More

Stochastic Population ProcessesAnalysis, Approximations, Simulations

Stochastic Population Processes: Analysis, Approximations, Simulations

Eric Renshaw

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575312
eISBN:
9780191728778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575312.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

The vast majority of random processes in the real world have no memory — the next step in their development depends purely on their current state. Stochastic realizations are therefore defined purely ... More

Matroid Theory

Matroid Theory

James Oxley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198566946
eISBN:
9780191774904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566946.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Seventy-five years of the study of matroids has seen the development of a rich theory with links to graphs, lattices, codes, transversals,0020and projective geometries. Matroids are of fundamental ... More

Traces and Determinants of Pseudodifferential Operators

Traces and Determinants of Pseudodifferential Operators

Simon Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780198568360
eISBN:
9780191594748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568360.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This text provides a broad account of the theory of traces and determinants on geometric algebras of differential and pseudodifferential operators over compact manifolds. Trace and determinant ... More

The Many Facets of GeometryA Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

The Many Facets of Geometry: A Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

Oscar Garcia-Prada, Jean Pierre Bourguignon, and Simon Salamon (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199534920
eISBN:
9780191716010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Few people have proved more influential in the field of differential and algebraic geometry, and in showing how this links with mathematical physics, than Nigel Hitchin. Oxford University's Savilian ... More

In Defence of Objective Bayesianism

In Defence of Objective Bayesianism

Jon Williamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199228003
eISBN:
9780191711060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228003.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Bayesian epistemology aims to answer the following question: How strongly should an agent believe the various propositions expressible in her language? Subjective Bayesians hold that.it is largely ... More

Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical ApplicationsMicrofluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Chih-Ming Ho (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199219698
eISBN:
9780191594229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

A universal goal of technological development is the enrichment of human life. The fast developments of nano/micro technologies enable us to directly handle a single cell or a single molecule. This ... More

New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

Wilfrid S. Kendall and Ilya Molchanov (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232574
eISBN:
9780191716393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232574.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Stochastic geometry is a subject with roots stretching back at least 300 years, but one which has only been formed as an academic area in the last 50 years. It covers the study of random patterns, ... More

Multiscale MethodsBridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Jacob Fish (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199233854
eISBN:
9780191715532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233854.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Small scale features and processes occurring at nanometer and femtosecond scales have a profound impact on what happens at larger space and time scales. In view of the increasing need of ... More

Thermoelasticity with Finite Wave Speeds

Thermoelasticity with Finite Wave Speeds

Józef Ignaczak and Martin Ostoja-Starzewski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541645
eISBN:
9780191716164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541645.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

Generalized dynamic thermoelasticity is a vital area of research in continuum mechanics, free of the classical paradox of infinite propagation speeds of thermal signals in Fourier‐type heat ... More

Applied Shape Optimization for Fluids

Applied Shape Optimization for Fluids

Bijan Mohammadi and Olivier Pironneau

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546909
eISBN:
9780191720482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546909.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

The fields of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and optimal shape design (OSD) have received considerable attention in the recent past, and are of practical importance for many engineering ... More

Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Carlo Laing and Gabriel J Lord (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235070
eISBN:
9780191715778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235070.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Biostatistics

We give a brief introduction to modelling in mathematical neuroscience, to stochastic processes, and stochastic differential equations as well as an overview of the book.

Statistics and Informatics in Molecular Cancer Research

Statistics and Informatics in Molecular Cancer Research

Carsten Wiuf and Claus L. Andersen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532872
eISBN:
9780191714467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532872.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This book discusses novel advances in informatics and statistics in molecular cancer research. Through eight chapters it discusses specific topics in cancer research, talks about how the topics give ... More

Computing with CellsAdvances in Membrane Computing

Computing with Cells: Advances in Membrane Computing

Pierluigi Frisco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542864
eISBN:
9780191715679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542864.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

How could we use living cells to perform computation? Would our definition of computation change as a consequence of this? Could such a cell-computer outperform digital computers? These are some of ... More

Consumer Credit ModelsPricing, Profit and Portfolios

Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Lyn C. Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.001.1
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Credit scoring — the quantitative and statistical techniques which assess the credit risks when lending to consumers — has been one of the most successful if unsung applications of mathematics in ... More

Computability and Randomness

Computability and Randomness

André Nies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230761
eISBN:
9780191710988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230761.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The complexity and the randomness aspect of a set of natural numbers are closely related. Traditionally, computability theory is concerned with the complexity aspect. However, computability theoretic ... More

General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230723
eISBN:
9780191710872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

General Relativity has passed all experimental and observational tests to model the motion of isolated bodies with strong gravitational fields, though the mathematical and numerical study of these ... More

Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Karsten Urban

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198526056
eISBN:
9780191712340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Wavelets have become a powerful tool in several applications by now. Their use for the numerical solution of operator equations has been investigated more recently. By now the theoretical ... More

Catalan Numbers with Applications

Catalan Numbers with Applications

Thomas Koshy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334548
eISBN:
9780199868766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334548.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

Fibonacci and Lucas sequences are “two shining stars in the vast array of integer sequences,” and because of their ubiquitousness, tendency to appear in quite unexpected and unrelated places, ... More

Credit Risk ManagementBasic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This book is the first book of a series of three that provides an overview of all aspects, steps, and issues that should be considered when undertaking credit risk management, including the Basel II ... More

Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

Peter Mörters, Roger Moser, Mathew Penrose, Hartmut Schwetlick, and Johannes Zimmer (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239252
eISBN:
9780191716911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239252.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

There has been a significant increase recently in activities on the interface between applied analysis and probability theory. With the potential of a combined approach to the study of various ... More

Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney, and Andrew Whitaker (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231256
eISBN:
9780191710803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231256.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Lord Kelvin was one of the greatest physicists of the Victorian era. Widely known for the development of the Kelvin scale of temperature measurement, Kelvin's interests ranged across thermodynamics, ... More

The Factorization Method for Inverse Problems

The Factorization Method for Inverse Problems

Andreas Kirsch and Natalia Grinberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199213535
eISBN:
9780191707629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213535.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is devoted to problems of shape identification in the context of (inverse) scattering problems and problems of impedance tomography. In contrast to traditional methods which are based on ... More

Sasakian Geometry

Sasakian Geometry

Charles Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198564959
eISBN:
9780191713712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Sasakian manifolds were first introduced in 1962. This book's main focus is on the intricate relationship between Sasakian and Kähler geometries, especially when the Kähler structure is that of an ... More

Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Alessio Corti (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The minimal model program in algebraic geometry is a conjectural sequence of algebraic surgery operations that simplifies any algebraic variety to a point where it can be decomposed into pieces with ... More

Combinatorics, Complexity, and ChanceA Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Geoffrey Grimmett and Colin McDiarmid (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Professor Dominic Welsh has made significant contributions to the fields of combinatorics and discrete probability, including matroids, complexity, and percolation. He has taught, influenced, and ... More

Multi-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equationsFirst-order systems and applications

Multi-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equations: First-order systems and applications

Sylvie Benzoni-Gavage and Denis Serre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211234
eISBN:
9780191705700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211234.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book presents a view of the state of the art in multi-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equations, with a particular emphasis on problems in which modern tools of analysis have proved ... More

The Porous Medium EquationMathematical Theory

The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

Juan Luis Vazquez

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569039
eISBN:
9780191717468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

The heat equation is one of the three classical linear partial differential equations of second order that form the basis of any elementary introduction to the area of PDEs, and only recently has it ... More

Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566656
eISBN:
9780191718014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This text focuses on mathematical and numerical techniques for the simulation of magnetohydrodynamic phenomena, with an emphasis on the magnetohydrodynamics of liquid metals, on two-fluid flows, and ... More

Smoothing and Decay Estimates for Nonlinear Diffusion EquationsEquations of Porous Medium Type

Smoothing and Decay Estimates for Nonlinear Diffusion Equations: Equations of Porous Medium Type

Juan Luis Vázquez

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202973
eISBN:
9780191707919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202973.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is concerned with the quantitative aspects of the theory of nonlinear diffusion equations; equations which can be seen as nonlinear variations of the classical heat equation. They appear as ... More

The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

Roman Kossak and James Schmerl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568278
eISBN:
9780191718199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568278.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book gives an account of the present state of research on lattices of elementary substructures and automorphisms of nonstandard models of arithmetic. Major representation theorems are proved, ... More

Hilbert Modular Forms and Iwasawa Theory

Hilbert Modular Forms and Iwasawa Theory

Haruzo Hida

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571025
eISBN:
9780191718946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571025.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra

The 1995 work by Wiles and Taylor-Wiles opened up a whole new technique in algebraic number theory and, a decade on, the waves caused by this incredibly important work are still being felt. This book ... More

Category Theory

Category Theory

Steve Awodey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568612
eISBN:
9780191717567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568612.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra

This book is a text and reference book on Category Theory, a branch of abstract algebra. The book contains clear definitions of the essential concepts, which are illuminated with numerous accessible ... More

Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

Daniel Huybrechts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296866
eISBN:
9780191711329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book provides a systematic exposition of the theory of Fourier-Mukai transforms from an algebro-geometric point of view. Assuming a basic knowledge of algebraic geometry, the key aspect of this ... More

Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

Rolf Niedermeier

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566076
eISBN:
9780191713910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This book provides an introduction to the concept of fixed-parameter tractability. The corresponding design and analysis of efficient fixed-parameter algorithms for optimally solving combinatorially ... More

The Diophantine Frobenius Problem

The Diophantine Frobenius Problem

Jorge L. Ramírez Alfonsín

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568209
eISBN:
9780191718229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568209.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

During the early part of the last century, F. G. Frobenius raised, in his lectures, the following problem (called the Diophantine Frobenius Problem FP): given relatively prime positive integers a1, . ... More

From Sets and Types to Topology and AnalysisTowards practicable foundations for constructive mathematics

From Sets and Types to Topology and Analysis: Towards practicable foundations for constructive mathematics

Laura Crosilla and Peter Schuster (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566519
eISBN:
9780191713927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566519.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Constructive mathematics is a vital area of research which has gained special attention in recent years due to the distinctive presence of computational content in its theorems. This characteristic ... More

Celebrating StatisticsPapers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied ... More

Inverse Eigenvalue ProblemsTheory, Algorithms, and Applications

Inverse Eigenvalue Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

Moody Chu and Gene Golub

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566649
eISBN:
9780191718021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566649.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

The basic goal of an inverse eigenvalue problem is to reconstruct the physical parameters of a certain system from the knowledge or desire of its dynamical behavior. Depending on the application, ... More

Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

George Karniadakis and Spencer Sherwin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528692
eISBN:
9780191713491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528692.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Spectral methods have long been popular in direct and large eddy simulation of turbulent flows, but their use in areas with complex-geometry computational domains has historically been much more ... More

Set TheoryBoolean-Valued Models and Independence Proofs

Set Theory: Boolean-Valued Models and Independence Proofs

John L. Bell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568520
eISBN:
9780191717581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568520.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This is the third edition of a well-known graduate textbook on Boolean-valued models of set theory. The aim of the first and second editions was to provide a systematic and adequately motivated ... More

Interpolation and DefinabilityModal and Intuitionistic Logics

Interpolation and Definability: Modal and Intuitionistic Logics

Dov M. Gabbay and Larisa Maksimova

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198511748
eISBN:
9780191705779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198511748.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book focuses on interpolation and definability. This notion is not only central in pure logic, but has significant meaning and applicability in all areas where logic itself is applied, ... More

Alan Turing's Automatic Computing EngineThe Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer

Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer

B. Jack Copeland (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565932
eISBN:
9780191714016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The mathematical genius Alan Turing (1912-1954) was one of the greatest scientists and thinkers of the 20th century. Now well known for his crucial wartime role in breaking the ENIGMA code, he was ... More

Numerical Methods for Structured Markov Chains

Numerical Methods for Structured Markov Chains

Dario A. Bini, Guy Latouche, and Beatrice Meini

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527688
eISBN:
9780191713286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527688.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

The book deals with the numerical solution of structured Markov chains which include M/G/1 and G/M/1-type Markov chains, QBD processes, non-skip-free queues, and tree-like stochastic processes and ... More

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703)Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703): Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

Philip Beeley and Christoph Scriba

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198566014
eISBN:
9780191713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566014.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This is the second book of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of one of the leading figures in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, the Oxford mathematician and theologian ... More

Bayesian Nets and CausalityPhilosophical and Computational Foundations

Bayesian Nets and Causality: Philosophical and Computational Foundations

Jon Williamson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198530794
eISBN:
9780191712982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530794.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book provides an introduction to, and analysis of, the use of Bayesian nets in causal modelling. It puts forward new conceptual foundations for causal network modelling: The book argues that ... More

John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles CavendishThe Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician

John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician

Noel Malcolm and Jacqueline Stedall

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564843
eISBN:
9780191713750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564843.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The mathematician John Pell was a member of the Royal Society and one of the generation of scientists that included Boyle, Wren, and Hooke. Although he left a huge body of manuscript materials, he ... More

The Fourth Janko Group

The Fourth Janko Group

Alexander A. Ivanov

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527596
eISBN:
9780191713163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book illustrates how different methods of finite group theory including representation theory, cohomology theory, combinatorial group theory, and local analysis, are combined to construct one of ... More

Operator Algebras and Their ModulesAn operator space approach

Operator Algebras and Their Modules: An operator space approach

David P. Blecher and Christian Le Merdy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198526599
eISBN:
9780191712159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526599.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book presents the general theory of algebras of operators on a Hilbert space, and the modules over such algebras. The new theory of operator spaces is presented early on and the text assembles ... More

The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

John C. Lennox and Derek J. S. Robinson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507284
eISBN:
9780191709326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507284.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book provides a comprehensive account of the theory of infinite soluble groups, from its foundations up to research level. Topics covered include: polycyclic groups, Cernikov groups, Mal’cev ... More

Graphs and Homomorphisms

Graphs and Homomorphisms

Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nesetril

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528173
eISBN:
9780191713644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

Graph theory is now an established discipline but the study of graph homomorphisms has only recently begun to gain wide acceptance and interest. This text is devoted entirely to the subject, bringing ... More

Reductive Logic and Proof-searchProof Theory, Semantics, and Control

Reductive Logic and Proof-search: Proof Theory, Semantics, and Control

David J. Pym and Eike Ritter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198526339
eISBN:
9780191712012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526339.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This a research study about logic. Logic is both part of and has roles in many disciplines, including inter alia, mathematics, computing, and philosophy. The topic covered here — the mathematical ... More

Parallel Scientific ComputationA Structured Approach using BSP and MPI

Parallel Scientific Computation: A Structured Approach using BSP and MPI

Rob H. Bisseling

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529392
eISBN:
9780191712869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529392.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book explains the use of the bulk synchronous parallel (BSP) model and the BSPlib communication library in parallel algorithm design and parallel programming. The main topics treated in the book ... More

Procrustes Problems

Procrustes Problems

John C Gower and Garmt B Dijksterhuis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198510581
eISBN:
9780191708961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510581.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Procrustean methods are used to transform one set of data to represent another set of data as closely as possible. This book unifies several strands in the literature and contains new algorithms. It ... More

Numerical Methods for Image Registration

Numerical Methods for Image Registration

Jan Modersitzki

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528418
eISBN:
9780191713583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528418.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This text provides an introduction to the theoretical, practical, and numerical aspects of image registration, with special emphasis on medical imaging. Given a so-called reference and template ... More

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