The CRC Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Third Edition - 3 Volume Set

Author: Eric W. Weisstein

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

ISBN: 9781420072211

Category: Mathematics

Page: 4328

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This third edition of a bestseller is now presented as a three-volume set, making it much more accessible and easier to use when searching for information. Maintaining the format that made its predecessors so popular, this edition has been extensively expanded, revised, and updated. It now contains nearly 12,000 entries. Each article provides definitions, formulas, illustrations, web links, bibliographic information, and facts from mathematics, the sciences, and engineering. Written by a single author, the encyclopedia is written in an informal style, making it accessible to anyone who has an interest in mathematics. The three-volume set is beautifully bound with much improved typesetting and format. Dramatically Expanded to Be the Most Comprehensive Library Reference on Mathematics Available Today Provides a versatile resource for students, faculty, and professionals working in mathematics, the sciences, and engineering 4300 pages with 4500 figures Over 1000 pages of entirely new material Nearly 12,000 entries now in 3 volumes Updated for use with Mathematica® 6 and 7 Entries contain definitions, formulas, illustrations, web links, bibliographic information, and useful facts Content drawn from the widely respected and continuously updated http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ Improvements to the Third Edition include: Now more than 11,900 individual entries--4300 of them new (60% more than the previous edition) Entries extensively revised, extended, and updated Written in clear, precise, readable language that is accessible to students, scientists, engineers, and laypeople, while still retaining the rigor demanded by the mathematics professional Extensive additions and updates in graph theory, discrete mathematics, number theory, plane geometry, special function theory, integer sequences, and the theory of mathematical constants Updated with new research, computational, and theoretical results 3 handsomely bound volumes containing a total of 4300 pages--a full 1000 pages of content more than the previous edition Printed on high-quality paper for durability and ease of reading Completely new typesetting done by the author including higher quality formatting and tighter pagination High-quality table layout and formatting Now more than 1100 tables enumerating properties--three times as many tables as before High-resolution line and grayscale figures and diagrams Extensively illustrated with more than 4500 figures--nearly 3 times as many as before Many figures updated and refined Many new literature and internet citations Updated with nearly 37,000 citations, many of them to recent literature--nearly 3 times as the previous edition Nearly 5000 internet citations--10 times as many as before Thousands of additional cross-references Content updated for Mathematica 6 and 7 Mathematica notebooks available for download on http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ for nearly 5000 of the entries Eric W. Weisstein began compiling scientific encyclopedias as a high school student more than 20 years ago. He studied physics and astronomy at Cornell University and California Institute of Technology and received his Ph.D. from Cal Tech in 1996. An expert Mathematica user since the 1990s, Weisstein continues to work closely with the main development teams at Wolfram Research, providing input and advice for future features of Mathematica. He is a sought-after speaker on mathematics communication, scientific computing, and knowledge management on the internet. He has participated in a number of important standards initiatives and led Wolfram Research’s contribution on a National Science Digital Library project. Weisstein is also a primary math and science consultant for the CBS television drama NUMB3RS.
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International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set

Author: Waldemar Karwowski

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780415304306

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 3728

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The previous edition of the International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors made history as the first unified source of reliable information drawn from many realms of science and technology and created specifically with ergonomics professionals in mind. It was also a winner of the Best Reference Award 2002 from the Engineering Libraries Division, American Society of Engineering Education, USA, and the Outstanding Academic Title 2002 from Choice Magazine. Not content to rest on his laurels, human factors and ergonomics expert Professor Waldemar Karwowski has overhauled his standard-setting resource, incorporating coverage of tried and true methods, fundamental principles, and major paradigm shifts in philosophy, thought, and design. Demonstrating the truly interdisciplinary nature of this field, these changes make the second edition even more comprehensive, more informative, more, in a word, encyclopedic. Keeping the format popularized by the first edition, the new edition has been completely revised and updated. Divided into 13 sections and organized alphabetically within each section, the entries provide a clear and simple outline of the topics as well as precise and practical information. The book reviews applications, tools, and innovative concepts related to ergonomic research. Technical terms are defined (where possible) within entries as well as in a glossary. Students and professionals will find this format invaluable, whether they have ergonomics, engineering, computing, or psychology backgrounds. Experts and researchers will also find it an excellent source of information on areas beyond the range of their direct interests.
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CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition

Author: Eric W. Weisstein

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420035223

Category: Mathematics

Page: 3252

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Upon publication, the first edition of the CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics received overwhelming accolades for its unparalleled scope, readability, and utility. It soon took its place among the top selling books in the history of Chapman & Hall/CRC, and its popularity continues unabated. Yet also unabated has been the dedication of author Eric Weisstein to collecting, cataloging, and referencing mathematical facts, formulas, and definitions. He has now updated most of the original entries and expanded the Encyclopedia to include 1000 additional pages of illustrated entries. The accessibility of the Encyclopedia along with its broad coverage and economical price make it attractive to the widest possible range of readers and certainly a must for libraries, from the secondary to the professional and research levels. For mathematical definitions, formulas, figures, tabulations, and references, this is simply the most impressive compendium available.
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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition

Author: Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466658894

Category: Computers

Page: 10384

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"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.
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Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications, 3 Volume Set

Author: Munmaya Mishra

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351019414

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 5250

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Undoubtedly the applications of polymers are rapidly evolving. Technology is continually changing and quickly advancing as polymers are needed to solve a variety of day-to-day challenges leading to improvements in quality of life. The Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications presents state-of-the-art research and development on the applications of polymers. This groundbreaking work provides important overviews to help stimulate further advancements in all areas of polymers. This comprehensive multi-volume reference includes articles contributed from a diverse and global team of renowned researchers. It offers a broad-based perspective on a multitude of topics in a variety of applications, as well as detailed research information, figures, tables, illustrations, and references. The encyclopedia provides introductions, classifications, properties, selection, types, technologies, shelf-life, recycling, testing and applications for each of the entries where applicable. It features critical content for both novices and experts including, engineers, scientists (polymer scientists, materials scientists, biomedical engineers, macromolecular chemists), researchers, and students, as well as interested readers in academia, industry, and research institutions.
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Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics - Four Volume Set

Author: Shein-Chung Chow

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 135111025X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 2780

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Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, there has been an explosive growth of literature in biopharmaceutical research and development of new medicines. This encyclopedia (1) provides a comprehensive and unified presentation of designs and analyses used at different stages of the drug development process, (2) gives a well-balanced summary of current regulatory requirements, and (3) describes recently developed statistical methods in the pharmaceutical sciences. Features of the Fourth Edition: 1. 78 new and revised entries have been added for a total of 308 chapters and a third volume has been added to encompass the increased number of chapters. 2. Revised and updated entries reflect changes and recent developments in regulatory requirements for the drug review/approval process and statistical designs and methodologies. 3. Additional topics include multiple-stage adaptive trial design in clinical research, translational medicine, design and analysis of biosimilar drug development, big data analytics, and real world evidence for clinical research and development. 4. A table of contents organized by stages of biopharmaceutical development provides easy access to relevant topics. About the Editor: Shein-Chung Chow, Ph.D. is currently an Associate Director, Office of Biostatistics, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Chow is an Adjunct Professor at Duke University School of Medicine, as well as Adjunct Professor at Duke-NUS, Singapore and North Carolina State University. Dr. Chow is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics and the Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Book Series and the author of 28 books and over 300 methodology papers. He was elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 1995.
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Basic Ideas and Concepts in Nuclear Physics

An Introductory Approach, Third Edition

Author: K. Heyde

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420054941

Category: Science

Page: 360

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The third edition of a classic book, Basic Ideas and Concepts in Nuclear Physics sets out in a clear and consistent manner the various elements of nuclear physics. Divided into four main parts: the constituents and characteristics of the nucleus; nuclear interactions, including the strong, weak and electromagnetic forces; an introduction to nuclear structure; and recent developments in nuclear structure research, the book delivers a balanced account of both theoretical and experimental nuclear physics. In addition to the numerous revisions and updates to the previous edition to capture the developments in the subject over the last five years, the book contains a new chapter on the structure and stability of very light nuclei. As with the previous edition the author retains a comprehensive set of problems and the book contains an extensive and well-chosen set of diagrams. He keeps the book up to date with recent experimental and theoretical research, provides mathematical details as and when necessary, and illustrates topics with box features containing examples of recent experimental and theoretical research results.
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Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

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Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology

Author: Albert John Walford

Publisher: London : Library Association

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 943

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Cette bibliographie commentee touche tous les domaines du savoir humain, soit de l'Art a la Zoologie;elle signale les ouvrages les plus importants soit des bibliographies, des index, des encyclopedies, des dictionnaires, des guides, des revues etc dont le support ed'information est soit du papier, soit un cd-rom, soit une base de donnees en ligne directe, soit un microforme ect. L'objectif du guide Walford est de devenir La source d'information sur tout type de reference, nonobstant le support technique.
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