Read this book before you write your thesis or journal paper! Communicating Science is a textbook and reference on scientific writing oriented primarily at researchers in the physical sciences and engineering. It is written from the perspective of an experienced researcher. It draws on the authors' experience of teaching and working with...

This is the first comprehensive book dedicated entirely to the field of decision trees in data mining and covers all aspects of this important technique.Decision trees have become one of the most powerful and popular approaches in knowledge discovery and data mining, the science and technology of exploring large and complex bodies of data in...

Regarding the set of all feature attributes in a given database as the universal set, this monograph discusses various nonadditive set functions that describe the interaction among the contributions from feature attributes towards a considered target attribute. Then, the relevant nonlinear integrals are investigated. These integrals can be...

Written by world-renowned experts, the book is a collection of tutorial presentations and research papers catering to the latest advances in symbolic summation, factorization, symbolic-numeric linear algebra and linear functional equations. The papers were presented at a workshop celebrating the 60th birthday of Sergei Abramov (Russia), whose...

Many researchers from different countries converged at the 10th Italian Conference on Theoretical Computer Science (ICTCS 2007) to discuss recent developments in theoretical computer science. The volume contains all contributed papers selected for presentation with the invited lectures delivered. The subjects of this book range from logical...

In recent years, a great number of publications have explored the use of genetic algorithms as a tool for designing fuzzy systems. Genetic Fuzzy Systems explores and discusses this symbiosis of evolutionary computation and fuzzy logic. The book summarizes and analyzes the novel field of genetic fuzzy systems, paying special attention to...

Albert Einstein was one of the principal founders of the quantum and relativity theories. Until 1925, when the Bose-Einstein statistics was discovered, he made great contributions to the foundations of quantum theory. However, after the discovery of quantum mechanics by Heisenberg and wave mechanics by Schrodinger, with the consequent...

"In this slender volume, about a dozen experts reflect succinctly on a variety of currently interesting topics, from black hole entropy in string theory to the challenge of dark energy. The book should interest primarily graduate students in physics and also some undergraduates ... is a fine reflection of the internationalism of modern science...

This book presents a powerful way to study Einstein's special theory of relativity and its underlying hyperbolic geometry in which analogies with classical results form the right tool. It introduces the notion of vectors into analytic hyperbolic geometry, where they are called gyrovectors.

Newtonian velocity addition is the common vector...

This is the first existing volume that collects lectures on this important and fast developing subject in mathematics. The lectures are given by leading experts in the field and the range of topics is kept as broad as possible by including both the algebraic and the differential aspects of noncommutative geometry as well as recent applications to...

The presentation and interpretation of (non-relativistic) quantum mechanics is a very well-worked area of study; there have to be very good reasons for adding to the literature on this subject.

My reasons are (obviously) that I am far from satisfied with much of the published work and find difficulties with some points, in...

This is a unique 21st-century monograph that reveals a basic, yet deep understanding of the universe, as well as the human mind and body all from the perspective of quantum mechanics and quantum field theory.

This book starts with both non-mathematical and mathematical preliminaries. It presents the basics of both non-relativistic and...