Stalin's Great Science: The Times and Adventures of Soviet Physicists (History of Modern Physical Sciences)
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Stalin's Great Science: The Times and Adventures of Soviet Physicists

World-class science and technology developed in the Soviet Union during Stalin's dictatorial rule under conditions of political violence, lack of international contacts, and severe restrictions on the freedom of information. Stalin's Great Science: The Times and Adventures of Soviet Physicists is an invaluable book that investigates this paradoxical success by following the lives and work of Soviet scientists — including Nobel Prize-...

Preschool Geometry: Theory, Research, and Practical Perpectives
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Preschool Geometry: Theory, Research, and Practical Perpectives

Recently the issue of early childhood mathematics has come to the fore and with it the importance of teaching geometrical concepts and reasoning from a young age. Geometry is a key domain mentioned in many national curricula and may also support the learning of other mathematical topics, such as number and patterns. This book is based on the rich experience (research and practice) of the authors and is devoted entirely to the learnin...

Foundations of Geometry: Euclidean, Bolyai-Lobachevskian, and Projective Geometry
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Foundations of Geometry: Euclidean, Bolyai-Lobachevskian, and Projective Geometry

In Part One of this comprehensive and frequently cited treatment, the authors develop Euclidean and Bolyai-Lobachevskian geometry on the basis of an axiom system due, in principle, to the work of David Hilbert. Part Two develops projective geometry in much the same way. An Introduction provides background on topological space, analytic geometry, and other relevant topics, and rigorous proofs appear throughout the text. Topics covered...

Computational Intelligence in Photovoltaic Systems
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Computational Intelligence in Photovoltaic Systems

Photovoltaics, among the different renewable energy sources (RES), has become more popular. In recent years, however, many research topics have arisen as a result of the problems that are constantly faced in smart-grid and microgrid operations, such as forecasting of the output of power plant production, storage sizing, modeling, and control optimization of photovoltaic systems. Computational intelligence algorithms (evolutionary opt...

Modeling And Computations in Dynamical Systems: In Commemoration Of The 100th Anniversary Of The Birth Of John von Neumann
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Modeling And Computations in Dynamical Systems

For six months after Pearl Harbor the nimble Japanese Zero-sen plane dominated the Pacific air war. Then, on June 4, 1942 a Zero crashed on tiny Akutan Island in the Aleutians. It lay there for five weeks until spotted by an American plane. Hauled back to California, the Zero revealed its secrets in a series of tests and analyses. Fast, but lacking protection for the pilot as well as a self-sealing gas tank which all U.S. planes had,...

The Real Number System in an Algebraic Setting (Dover Books on Mathematics)
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The Real Number System in an Algebraic Setting

A grasp of the precision, beauty, and complexity of mathematics requires an understanding of some of the subject's technical aspects. The real number system provides an ideal framework for cultivating such an appreciation, and this detailed investigation of the system offers an accessible introduction. The treatment presumes only a familiarity with the basic properties of natural numbers, although readers must be willing to apply the...

Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Treatments
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Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Treatments

Cost-effectiveness analysis is becoming an increasingly important tool for decision making in the health systems. Cost-Effectiveness of Medical Treatments formulates the cost-effectiveness analysis as a statistical decision problem, identifies the sources of uncertainty of the problem, and gives an overview of the frequentist and Bayesian statistical approaches for decision making. Basic notions on decision theory such as space of de...

Diamond: A Paradox Logic - Second edition (Knots and Everything)
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Diamond: A Paradox Logic - Second edition

This book is about "diamond", a logic of paradox. In diamond, a statement can be true yet false; an "imaginary" state, midway between being and non-being. Diamond's imaginary values solve many logical paradoxes unsolvable in two-valued boolean logic. Diamond is a new way to solve the dilemmas of higher mathematics. In this volume, paradoxes by Russell, Cantor, Berry and Zeno are all resolved. This book consists of two sections: Eleme...

Schaum's Outline of Precalculus (Schaum's Outlines), 4th Edition
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Schaum's Outline of Precalculus (Schaum's Outlines), 4th Edition

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Textbook too Pricey? Fortunately, there’s Schaum’s. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum’s is the key to faster learni...