Author: Richard Lissaman,Elizabeth West

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340814611

Category: Numerical analysis

Page: 152

View: 1953

. This series, well-known for accessibility and for a student-friendly approach, has a wealth of features: Worked Examples, Activities, Investigations, Graded Exercises, Key Points summaries and Discussion Points. To ensure exam success there are plenty of up-to-date exam questions, plus warning signs to indicate common pitfalls. MEI offer full support to schools through their network with newsletters, training days and an annual conference. Numerical Methods is an AS Further Maths module.
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Author: Sophie Goldie,Val Hanrahan,Susan Whitehouse,Jean-Paul Muscat

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471852978

Category: A-level examinations

Page: 560

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Exam Board: MEI Level: A-level Subject: Mathematics First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2018 An OCR endorsed textbook Encourage every student to develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts and their applications with textbooks that draw on the well-known MEI (Mathematics in Education and Industry) series, updated and tailored to the 2017 OCR (MEI) specification and developed by subject experts and MEI. - Develop problem-solving, proof and modelling skills with plenty of questions and well-structured exercises that build skills and mathematical techniques. - Build connections between topics, using real-world contexts to help develop mathematical modelling skills, thus providing a fuller and more coherent understanding of mathematical concepts. - Prepare students for assessment with practice questions written by subject experts. - Ensure coverage of the new statistics requirements with five dedicated statistics chapters and questions around the use of large data sets. - Supports the use of technology with a variety of questions based around the use of spreadsheets, graphing software and graphing calculators. - Provide clear paths of progression that combine pure and applied maths into a coherent whole.
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Author: Pat Bryden

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340888520

Category: Science

Page: 192

View: 617

This series, well-known for accessibility and for a student-friendly approach, has a wealth of features: worked examples, activities, investigations, graded exercises, Key Points summaries and Discussion Points. To ensure exam success there are plenty of up-to-date exam questions, plus warning signs to indicate common pitfalls. MEI offer full support to schools through their network with newsletters, training days and an annual conference.
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Author: John Stillwell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 144196052X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 662

View: 6621

From a review of the second edition: "This book covers many interesting topics not usually covered in a present day undergraduate course, as well as certain basic topics such as the development of the calculus and the solution of polynomial equations. The fact that the topics are introduced in their historical contexts will enable students to better appreciate and understand the mathematical ideas involved...If one constructs a list of topics central to a history course, then they would closely resemble those chosen here." (David Parrott, Australian Mathematical Society) This book offers a collection of historical essays detailing a large variety of mathematical disciplines and issues; it’s accessible to a broad audience. This third edition includes new chapters on simple groups and new sections on alternating groups and the Poincare conjecture. Many more exercises have been added as well as commentary that helps place the exercises in context.
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Author: Joan Stephens,Keith Parramore,Chris Compton

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340889992

Category: Computer science

Page: 320

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This series, well-known for accessibility and for a student-friendly approach, has a wealth of features: worked examples, activities, investigations, graded exercises, Key Points summaries and Discussion Points. To ensure exam success there are plenty of up-to-date exam questions, plus warning signs to indicate common pitfalls. MEI offer full support to schools through their network with newsletters, training days and an annual conference.
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Author: Richard Lissaman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510451404

Category: Study Aids

Page: 96

View: 8818

Develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts and their applications with new and updated editions from our bestselling series. - Build connections between topics using real-world contexts that develop mathematical modelling skills, thus providing your students with a fuller and more coherent understanding of mathematical concepts. - Develop fluency in problem-solving, proof and modelling with plenty of questions and well-structured exercises. - Overcome misconceptions and develop mathematical insight with annotated worked examples. - Enhance understanding and map your progress with graduated exercises that support you at every stage of your learning.
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Author: Leo H. Holthuijsen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139462520

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Waves in Oceanic and Coastal Waters describes the observation, analysis and prediction of wind-generated waves in the open ocean, in shelf seas, and in coastal regions with islands, channels, tidal flats and inlets, estuaries, fjords and lagoons. Most of this richly illustrated book is devoted to the physical aspects of waves. After introducing observation techniques for waves, both at sea and from space, the book defines the parameters that characterise waves. Using basic statistical and physical concepts, the author discusses the prediction of waves in oceanic and coastal waters, first in terms of generalised observations, and then in terms of the more theoretical framework of the spectral energy balance. He gives the results of established theories and also the direction in which research is developing. The book ends with a description of SWAN (Simulating Waves Nearshore), the preferred computer model of the engineering community for predicting waves in coastal waters.
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A Hands-on Approach

Author: David B. Kirk,Wen-mei W. Hwu

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 012811987X

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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Programming Massively Parallel Processors: A Hands-on Approach, Third Edition shows both student and professional alike the basic concepts of parallel programming and GPU architecture, exploring, in detail, various techniques for constructing parallel programs. Case studies demonstrate the development process, detailing computational thinking and ending with effective and efficient parallel programs. Topics of performance, floating-point format, parallel patterns, and dynamic parallelism are covered in-depth. For this new edition, the authors have updated their coverage of CUDA, including coverage of newer libraries, such as CuDNN, moved content that has become less important to appendices, added two new chapters on parallel patterns, and updated case studies to reflect current industry practices. Teaches computational thinking and problem-solving techniques that facilitate high-performance parallel computing Utilizes CUDA version 7.5, NVIDIA's software development tool created specifically for massively parallel environments Contains new and updated case studies Includes coverage of newer libraries, such as CuDNN for Deep Learning
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Author: Chiang C. Mei,Michael Stiassnie,Dick K.-P. Yue

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812561587

Category: Coastal engineering

Page: 1071

View: 8418

This book is an expanded version of The Applied Dynamics of Ocean Surface Waves. It presents theoretical topics on ocean wave dynamics, including basic principles and applications in coastal and offshore engineering as well as coastal oceanography. Advanced analytical and numerical techniques are applied, such as singular perturbations. In this expanded edition, two chapters on recent developments have been added: one is on multiple scattering by periodic or random bathymetry, and the other is on Zakharov's theory of broad spectrum wave fields. New sections include topics on infragravity waves, upstream solitons, Venice storm gates, etc. In addition, there are many new exercises. Theory and Applications of Ocean Surface Waves will be invaluable for graduate students and researchers in coastal and ocean engineering, geophysical fluid dynamicists interested in water waves, and theoretical scientists and applied mathematicians wishing to develop new techniques for challenging problems or to apply techniques existing elsewhere.
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Author: Maarten van Steen,Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781543057386

Category:

Page: 582

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For this third edition of -Distributed Systems, - the material has been thoroughly revised and extended, integrating principles and paradigms into nine chapters: 1. Introduction 2. Architectures 3. Processes 4. Communication 5. Naming 6. Coordination 7. Replication 8. Fault tolerance 9. Security A separation has been made between basic material and more specific subjects. The latter have been organized into boxed sections, which may be skipped on first reading. To assist in understanding the more algorithmic parts, example programs in Python have been included. The examples in the book leave out many details for readability, but the complete code is available through the book's Website, hosted at www.distributed-systems.net. A personalized digital copy of the book is available for free, as well as a printed version through Amazon.com.
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Author: John Maynard Keynes

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319703447

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 404

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This book was originally published by Macmillan in 1936. It was voted the top Academic Book that Shaped Modern Britain by Academic Book Week (UK) in 2017, and in 2011 was placed on Time Magazine's top 100 non-fiction books written in English since 1923. Reissued with a fresh Introduction by the Nobel-prize winner Paul Krugman and a new Afterword by Keynes’ biographer Robert Skidelsky, this important work is made available to a new generation. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money transformed economics and changed the face of modern macroeconomics. Keynes’ argument is based on the idea that the level of employment is not determined by the price of labour, but by the spending of money. It gave way to an entirely new approach where employment, inflation and the market economy are concerned. Highly provocative at its time of publication, this book and Keynes’ theories continue to remain the subject of much support and praise, criticism and debate. Economists at any stage in their career will enjoy revisiting this treatise and observing the relevance of Keynes’ work in today’s contemporary climate.
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Algorithms and Applications

Author: Richard Szeliski

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781848829343

Category: Computers

Page: 812

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Humans perceive the three-dimensional structure of the world with apparent ease. However, despite all of the recent advances in computer vision research, the dream of having a computer interpret an image at the same level as a two-year old remains elusive. Why is computer vision such a challenging problem and what is the current state of the art? Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications explores the variety of techniques commonly used to analyze and interpret images. It also describes challenging real-world applications where vision is being successfully used, both for specialized applications such as medical imaging, and for fun, consumer-level tasks such as image editing and stitching, which students can apply to their own personal photos and videos. More than just a source of “recipes,” this exceptionally authoritative and comprehensive textbook/reference also takes a scientific approach to basic vision problems, formulating physical models of the imaging process before inverting them to produce descriptions of a scene. These problems are also analyzed using statistical models and solved using rigorous engineering techniques Topics and features: structured to support active curricula and project-oriented courses, with tips in the Introduction for using the book in a variety of customized courses; presents exercises at the end of each chapter with a heavy emphasis on testing algorithms and containing numerous suggestions for small mid-term projects; provides additional material and more detailed mathematical topics in the Appendices, which cover linear algebra, numerical techniques, and Bayesian estimation theory; suggests additional reading at the end of each chapter, including the latest research in each sub-field, in addition to a full Bibliography at the end of the book; supplies supplementary course material for students at the associated website, http://szeliski.org/Book/. Suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level course in computer science or engineering, this textbook focuses on basic techniques that work under real-world conditions and encourages students to push their creative boundaries. Its design and exposition also make it eminently suitable as a unique reference to the fundamental techniques and current research literature in computer vision.
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Author: John Hebborn

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435510817

Category: Mathematics

Page: 153

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A syllabus-specific textbook providing worked examples, exam-level questions and many practice exercises, in accordance to the new Edexcel AS and Advanced GCE specification.
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Author: Sophie Goldie

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510420754

Category: Study Aids

Page: 320

View: 1837

Endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education to provide full support for Paper 1 of the syllabus for examination from 2020. Take mathematical understanding to the next level with this accessible series, written by experienced authors, examiners and teachers. - Improve confidence as a mathematician with clear explanations, worked examples, diverse activities and engaging discussion points. - Advance problem-solving, interpretation and communication skills through a wealth of questions that promote higher-order thinking. - Prepare for further study or life beyond the classroom by applying mathematics to other subjects and modelling real-world situations. - Reinforce learning with opportunities for digital practice via links to the Mathematics in Education and Industry's (MEI) Integral platform in the eTextbooks.* *To have full access to the eTextbooks and Integral resources you must be subscribed to both Dynamic Learning and Integral. To trial our eTextbooks and/or subscribe to Dynamic Learning, visit: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/dynamic-learning; to view samples of the Integral resources and/or subscribe to Integral, visit www.integralmaths.org. This book covers the syllabus content for Pure Mathematics 1, including quadratics, functions, coordinate geometry, circular measure, trigonometry, series, differentiation and integration. Available in this series: Five textbooks fully covering the latest Cambridge International AS & A Level Mathematics syllabus (9709) are accompanied by a Workbook, and Student and Whiteboard eTextbooks. Pure Mathematics 1: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421721), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420762), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420779), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421844) Pure Mathematics 2 and 3: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421738), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420854), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420878), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421851) Mechanics: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421745), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420953), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420977), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421837) Probability & Statistics 1: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421752), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421066), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421097), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421875) Probability & Statistics 2: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421776), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421158), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421165), Workbook (9781510421882)
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Author: Sophie Goldie

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510420940

Category: Study Aids

Page: 212

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Endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education to provide full support for Paper 4 of the syllabus for examination from 2020. Take mathematical understanding to the next level with this accessible series, written by experienced authors, examiners and teachers. - Improve confidence as a mathematician with clear explanations, worked examples, diverse activities and engaging discussion points. - Advance problem-solving, interpretation and communication skills through a wealth of questions that promote higher-order thinking. - Prepare for further study or life beyond the classroom by applying mathematics to other subjects and modelling real-world situations. - Reinforce learning with opportunities for digital practice via links to the Mathematics in Education and Industry's (MEI) Integral platform in the eTextbooks.* *To have full access to the eTextbooks and Integral resources you must be subscribed to both Dynamic Learning and Integral. To trial our eTextbooks and/or subscribe to Dynamic Learning, visit: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/dynamic-learning; to view samples of the Integral resources and/or subscribe to Integral, visit www.integralmaths.org. This book covers the syllabus content for Mechanics, including forces and equilibrium, kinematics of motion in a straight line, momentum, Newton's laws of motion, and energy, work and power. Available in this series: Five textbooks fully covering the latest Cambridge International AS & A Level Mathematics syllabus (9709) are accompanied by a Workbook, and Student and Whiteboard eTextbooks. Pure Mathematics 1: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421721), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420762), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420779), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421844) Pure Mathematics 2 and 3: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421738), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420854), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420878), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421851) Mechanics: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421745), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420953), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510420977), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421837) Probability & Statistics 1: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421752), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421066), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421097), Workbook (ISBN 9781510421875) Probability & Statistics 2: Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421776), Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421158), Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510421165), Workbook (9781510421882)
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A Guide to Medical, Taoist, Buddhist, and Wushu Energy Cultivation

Author: Shou-Yu Liang,Wen-Ching Wu

Publisher: Way of the Dragon

ISBN: 9781889659022

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 348

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Qigong Empowerment is the most unique and complete volume ever written in the English language on qigong (Chi Kung). This volume can be used for attaining better health, for healing, for gaining extraordinary power, and for spiritual development. This volume consists of five books which covers: - Traditional Chinese Medical theories and qi cultivation methods. - Taoist methods to foster Essence, Qi, and Spirit. - Buddhist Esoteric Abilities of the Body, Speech, and Mind. - Emitting, Absorbing, and Healing Qigong. - Wushu (martial arts) Iron Shirt training. Qigong (Chi Kung) has been an integral part of Chinese culture since ancient China. High level qigong masters have always been respected and held in high esteem in Chinese society. Qi is a Chinese term used to refer to all types of energy. It is the intrinsic substance or the vital force behind all things in the universe. It is the medium between and within all material substances. We are all immersed in it. The term gong refers to the power to produce an effect, an attainment of, or an accomplishment that is achieved with steady practice. Loosely, qigong can be translated as the attainment of qi. Healers and the medical society use qigong for healing and preventing illness. Martial artists use qigong for developing incredible strength and abilities. Others use qigong to attain a greater consciousness.
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Author: Terry Heard,David Martin,Bob Francis

Publisher: Hodder Murray

ISBN: 9780340889961

Category: Mathematics

Page: 238

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The highly acclaimed MEI series of text books, supporting the MEI Structured Mathematics specification, has been updated to match the requirements of the new specifications, for first teaching in 2004. This series, well known for accessibility and for a student friendly approach, has a wealth of features: worked examples, activities, investigations, graded exercises, key points summaries and discussion points. To ensure exam success there are plenty of up to date exam questions, plus warning signes to indicate common pitfalls. MEI offer full support to schools through their network with newsletters, training days and an annual conference. Additional Further Pure Mathematics (FP3) is an A2 component of Further Mathematics.
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Author: Pledger et al

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Secondary Division

ISBN: 9780435512026

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

View: 8851

Created to accompany the Core Mathematics 4 edition of the Heinemann Modular Mathematics for Edexcel AS and A Level book, this student edition of the solutionbank gives your students access to complete worked solutions where they need them most - at home.
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Author: David Cotton,David Falvey,Simon Kent,Nina O'Driscoll

Publisher: Longman

ISBN: 9781447913023

Category:

Page: 176

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Market Leader 3rd Edition has been completely updated to reflect the fast-changing world of business using authoritative and authentic business sources such as Financial Times.
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