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Applied Diffusion Processes from Engineering to Finance

by Jacques Janssen, Oronzio Manca & Raimondo Manca

The aim of this book is to promote interaction between engineering, finance and insurance, as these three domains have many models and methods of solution in common for solving real-life problems. The authors...


Nonparametric Tests for Censored Data

by Vilijandas Bagdonavicius, Julius Kruopis & Mikhail S. Nikulin

This book concerns testing hypotheses in non-parametric models. Generalizations of many non-parametric tests to the case of censored and truncated data are considered. Most of the test results are proved and...


Continuous Semi-Markov Processes

by Boris Harlamov

This title considers the special of random processes known as semi-Markov processes. These possess the Markov property with respect to any intrinsic Markov time such as the first exit time from an open set or...


Petri Nets: Fundamental Models, Verification and Applications

by Michel Diaz

A Petri net is a mathematical representation of a network. This book first introduces the basic models including time and stochastic extensions, in particular place-transition and high level Petri nets. Their...


Mathematical Finance: Deterministic and Stochastic Models

by Jacques Janssen, Raimondo Manca & Ernesto Volpe

This book provides a detailed study of Financial Mathematics. In addition to the extraordinary depth the book provides, it offers a study of the axiomatic approach that is ideally suited for analyzing financial...


Stochastic Methods for Pension Funds

by Pierre Devolder, Jacques Janssen & Raimondo Manca

Quantitative finance has become these last years a extraordinary field of research and interest as well from an academic point of view as for practical applications.

At the same time, pension issue is clearly...


Managerial Logic

by Harvé Raynaud & Kenneth J. Arrow

The publication of the first book by Kenneth Arrow and Hervé Raynaud, in 1986, led to an important wave of research in the field of axiomatic approach applied to managerial logic. Managerial Logic summarizes...


Mathematical Statistics and Stochastic Processes

by Denis Bosq

Generally, books on mathematical statistics are restricted to the case of independent identically distributed random variables. In this book however, both this case AND the case of dependent variables, i.e....


Innovation and Financial Markets

by Christophe Dispas, Georges Kayanakis, Nicolas Servel & Ludmila Striukova

Combining insights from academic research and practical examples, this book aims to better understand the link between financial markets and innovation management. First, we are back to the very definition of...


The Finite Element Method

by Bofang Zhu

A comprehensive review of the Finite Element Method (FEM), this book provides the fundamentals together with a wide range of applications in civil, mechanical and aeronautical engineering. It addresses both...


Broken Business

by José R. Hernandez

How to prevent corporate scandals and fix good companies that do wrong

The news media is replete with stories of corporate scandal, corruption and misdeeds. The need for effective crisis management and corporate...


Quantum Dynamics for Classical Systems: With Applications of the Number Operator

by Fabio Bagarello

Introduces number operators with a focus on the relationship between quantum mechanics and social science

Mathematics is increasingly applied to classical problems in finance, biology, economics, and elsewhere....


The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus

by Thomas Oléron Evans & Hannah Fry

How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list? What equations should you use to decorate the Christmas tree? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner?shimmying...


Numerical Simulation, An Art of Prediction, Volume 2

by Jean-François Sigrist

Numerical simulation is a technique of major importance in various technical and scientific fields. Whilst engineering curricula now include training courses dedicated to it, numerical simulation is still not...


Data Driven Business Transformation

by Peter Jackson & Caroline Carruthers

OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS DATA FOR FIRST-CLASS RESULTS

Data Driven Business Transformation illustrates how to find the secrets to fast adaptation and disruptive origination hidden in your data and how to use them...


Leading for Organisational Change

by Jennifer Emery

Harness the seven key elements of successful organisational change

Leading for Organisational Change is an intelligent and practical guide to the human side of merger integration and other organisational change....


Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

by Mark H. A. Davis

In recent years the finance industry has mushroomed to become an important part of modern economies, and many science and engineering graduates have joined the industry as quantitative analysts, with mathematical...


Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers with Applications

by Thomas Koshy

Volume II provides an advanced approach to the extended gibonacci family, which includes Fibonacci, Lucas, Pell, Pell-Lucas, Jacobsthal, Jacobsthal-Lucas, Vieta, Vieta-Lucas, and Chebyshev polynomials of both...


Linear Programming and Resource Allocation Modeling

by Michael J. Panik

Guides in the application of linear programming to firm decision making, with the goal of giving decision-makers a better understanding of methods at their disposal

Useful as a main resource or as a supplement...


Private Equity Firms

by Kirsten Burkhardt

This work analyzes the role of private equity firms (SCIs) in forming strategic alliances in the French private equity market. The subject is important because the formation of alliances and, more generally,...