Download E-books Modern Multidimensional Scaling: Theory and Applications, Second Edition (Springer Series in Statistics) PDF

By Ingwer Borg, Patrick J. F. Groenen

The 1st version used to be published in 1996 and has offered with reference to 2200 copies. presents an up-to-date comprehensive remedy of MDS, a statistical approach used to research the constitution of similarity or dissimilarity info in multidimensional house. The authors have further 3 chapters and workout units. The textual content is being moved from SSS to SSPP. The booklet is appropriate for classes in information for the social or managerial sciences in addition as for complicated classes on MDS. the entire arithmetic required for extra complicated subject matters is built systematically within the textual content.

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Download E-books Contes et mécomptes de l'Anoci PDF

By Abdou Latif Coulibaly

Contrairement aux affirmations de ses dirigeants, l'Agence nationale pour l'organisation de l. a. conférence islamique (Anoci) n'a pas dépensé seventy two milliards de FCfa pour réaliser les travaux nécessaires à l'accueil du sommet qui a ecu lieu en mars 2008 dans l. a. capitale sénégalaise. Elle en a dépensé le double. L'auteur a reconstitué, à l. a. suite d'une longue et minutieuse enquête, tous les détails de cette gestion, qui a donné lieu à un gaspillage d'argent public sans précédent dans le pays...

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Download E-books Nasdaq Market Simulation: Ins on a Major Market from the Science of Complex Adaptive Systems (Complex Systems and Interdisciplinary Science) PDF

By Vincent Darley; Alexander V. Outkin

This pioneering booklet describes the purposes of agent-based modeling to monetary markets. It provides a brand new paradigm for finance, the place markets are taken care of as advanced structures whose habit emerges because of interactions of industry individuals, industry associations, and marketplace principles. This comprises either a presentation of the conceptual version and its software program implementation. It additionally summarises the results of the profound learn at the profitable useful software of this new method of resolution questions concerning the Nasdaq inventory industry s decimalization that used to be carried out in 2001. The e-book offers conceptual foundations for modeling markets as complicated structures. It describes the agent-based version of the Nasdaq inventory marketplace, together with suggestions utilized by market-makers and traders, marketplace contributors interactions, and affects of principles and rules. It contains analyses of simulation habit, comparability with the behaviors saw within the real-world markets (existence of fats tails, unfold clustering, etc.), and predictions approximately attainable results of decimalization. A framework for calibrating the industry habit and person market-makers options to old info can also be provided.

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Download E-books Cognitive Approaches to Obsessions and Compulsions: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment PDF

By R.O. Frost, G. Steketee

Obsessive compulsive sickness (OCD) has confused clinicians and researchers for a few years. regardless of fresh advances in our knowing of and skill to regard this debilitating challenge, many of us with OCD don't profit or gain merely marginally from current remedies. more recent techniques and a greater knowing of the pathogenesis of OCD are wanted. One such process that has proven substantial promise lately is cognitive treatment. contemporary reports have came across cognitive remedy to be an efficient remedy for OCD, and examine on cognitive idea for OCD is speedily increasing. This quantity assembles the majority of the most important investigators accountable for the improvement of cognitive treatment (and concept) for OCD, in addition to different significant researchers within the box to write down approximately cognitive phenomenology, evaluate, remedy, and conception relating to OCD. each one bankruptcy of the publication is written via a professional within the region. the 1st component of the e-book describes the domain names of cognition in OCD and the following part outlines size suggestions the place the efforts of a global operating staff of students to improve measures of OCD cognition are defined. reports of OCD cognitions in OCD spectrum issues and in particular populations (for instance, the aged and youngsters) are reviewed in following sections. eventually, the function of those cognitions and cognitive tactics in therapy is defined.

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