Introduction To Error Analysis

Author: John R. Taylor
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780935702750
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An Introduction To Forensic Dna Analysis Second Edition

Author: Norah Rudin
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420058505
Size: 16,66 MB
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Significant advances in DNA analysis techniques have surfaced since the 1997 publication of the bestselling An Introduction to Forensic DNA Analysis. DNA typing has become increasingly automated and miniaturized. Also, with the advent of Short Tandem Repeat (STR) technology, even the most minute sample of degraded DNA can yield a profile, providing valuable case information. However, just as the judicial system slowly and reluctantly accepted RFLP and AmpliType® PM+DQA1 typing, it is now scrutinizing the admissibility of STRs. Acknowledging STR typing as the current system of choice, An Introduction to Forensic DNA Analysis, Second Edition translates new and established concepts into plain English so that laypeople can gain insight into how DNA analysis works, from sample collection to interpretation of results. In response to the shift toward more efficient techniques, the authors cover the legal admissibility of STR typing, expand the chapter on DNA databases, and revise the section on automated analysis. They also present key decisions and appellate or supreme court rulings that provide precedent at the state and federal levels. Discussing forensic DNA issues from both a scientific and a legal perspective, the authors of An Introduction to Forensic DNA Analysis, Second Edition present the material in a manner understandable by professionals in the legal system, law enforcement, and forensic science. They cover general principles in a clear fashion and include a glossary of terms and other useful appendices for easy reference.

Introduction To Numerical Analysis

Author: F. B. Hildebrand
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486318559
Size: 16,95 MB
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Well-known, respected introduction, updated to integrate concepts and procedures associated with computers. Computation, approximation, interpolation, numerical differentiation and integration, smoothing of data, more. Includes 150 additional problems in this edition.

Introduction To Finite And Spectral Element Methods Using Matlab Second Edition

Author: Constantine Pozrikidis
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482209152
Size: 12,85 MB
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Incorporating new topics and original material, Introduction to Finite and Spectral Element Methods Using MATLAB®, Second Edition enables readers to quickly understand the theoretical foundation and practical implementation of the finite element method and its companion spectral element method. Readers gain hands-on computational experience by using the free online FSELIB library of MATLAB® functions and codes. With the book as a user guide, readers can immediately run the codes and graphically display solutions to a variety of elementary and advanced problems. New to the Second Edition Two new chapters with updated material Updated detailed proofs and original derivations New schematic illustrations and graphs Additional solved problems Updated MATLAB software, including improved and new computer functions as well as complete finite element codes incorporating domain discretization modules in three dimensions Suitable for self-study or as a textbook in various science and engineering courses, this self-contained book introduces the fundamentals on a need-to-know basis and emphasizes the development of algorithms and the computer implementation of essential procedures. The text first explains basic concepts and develops the algorithms before addressing problems in solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, and structural mechanics.

Classical Mechanics

Author: John Robert Taylor
Editor: University Science Books
ISBN: 9781891389221
Size: 16,40 MB
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'Classical Mechanics' is intended for students who have studied some mechanics in an introductory physics course. A particular highlight is the chapter on chaos, which focuses on a few simple systems to give truly comprehensible coverage.

Subjective And Objective Bayesian Statistics

Author: S. James Press
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470317949
Size: 15,23 MB
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Shorter, more concise chapters provide flexible coverage of the subject. Expanded coverage includes: uncertainty and randomness, prior distributions, predictivism, estimation, analysis of variance, and classification and imaging. Includes topics not covered in other books, such as the de Finetti Transform. Author S. James Press is the modern guru of Bayesian statistics.

The Theory Of Measures And Integration

Author: Eric M. Vestrup
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470317957
Size: 11,68 MB
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An accessible, clearly organized survey of the basic topics of measure theory for students and researchers in mathematics, statistics, and physics In order to fully understand and appreciate advanced probability, analysis, and advanced mathematical statistics, a rudimentary knowledge of measure theory and like subjects must first be obtained. The Theory of Measures and Integration illuminates the fundamental ideas of the subject-fascinating in their own right-for both students and researchers, providing a useful theoretical background as well as a solid foundation for further inquiry. Eric Vestrup's patient and measured text presents the major results of classical measure and integration theory in a clear and rigorous fashion. Besides offering the mainstream fare, the author also offers detailed discussions of extensions, the structure of Borel and Lebesgue sets, set-theoretic considerations, the Riesz representation theorem, and the Hardy-Littlewood theorem, among other topics, employing a clear presentation style that is both evenly paced and user-friendly. Chapters include: * Measurable Functions * The Lp Spaces * The Radon-Nikodym Theorem * Products of Two Measure Spaces * Arbitrary Products of Measure Spaces Sections conclude with exercises that range in difficulty between easy "finger exercises"and substantial and independent points of interest. These more difficult exercises are accompanied by detailed hints and outlines. They demonstrate optional side paths in the subject as well as alternative ways of presenting the mainstream topics. In writing his proofs and notation, Vestrup targets the person who wants all of the details shown up front. Ideal for graduate students in mathematics, statistics, and physics, as well as strong undergraduates in these disciplines and practicing researchers, The Theory of Measures and Integration proves both an able primary text for a real analysis sequence with a focus on measure theory and a helpful background text for advanced courses in probability and statistics.

Theory Of Preliminary Test And Stein Type Estimation With Applications

Author: A. K. Md. Ehsanes Saleh
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471773743
Size: 17,33 MB
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Theory of Preliminary Test and Stein-Type Estimation withApplications provides a com-prehensive account of the theory andmethods of estimation in a variety of standard models used inapplied statistical inference. It is an in-depth introduction tothe estimation theory for graduate students, practitioners, andresearchers in various fields, such as statistics, engineering,social sciences, and medical sciences. Coverage of the material isdesigned as a first step in improving the estimates before applyingfull Bayesian methodology, while problems at the end of eachchapter enlarge the scope of the applications. This book contains clear and detailed coverage of basic terminologyrelated to various topics, including: * Simple linear model; ANOVA; parallelism model; multipleregression model with non-stochastic and stochastic constraints;regression with autocorrelated errors; ridge regression; andmultivariate and discrete data models * Normal, non-normal, and nonparametric theory of estimation * Bayes and empirical Bayes methods * R-estimation and U-statistics * Confidence set estimation

Analytical Chemistry For Technicians Second Edition

Author: John Kenkel
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780873719667
Size: 17,35 MB
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The second edition of Analytical Chemistry for Technicians provides the "nuts and bolts" of analytical chemistry and focuses on the practical aspects for training a technician-level laboratory worker. This edition presents new and expanded chapters, innumerable questions and problems, and modified experiments that present a fresh and challenging approach. Some of the topics that have been expanded include chemical equilibrium, chromatography, Kjeldahl method, and molarity and moles where EDTA and water hardness calculations are concerned. New discussions of the Ag/AgCl and combination pH electrodes have been added, while the discussion of ion-selective electrodes has been expanded. The chapter introducing instrumental analysis and computers now includes discussions of "y = mx + b" and the method of least squares. The book also includes discussions of FTIR, topics of NMR, and mass spectrometry, which are found in the new infrared spectrometry chapter.