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Causality in the Sciences

Causality in the Sciences

Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo, and Jon Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574131
eISBN:
9780191728921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574131.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

There is a need for integrated thinking about causality, probability, and mechanism in scientific methodology. A panoply of disciplines, ranging from epidemiology and biology through to econometrics ... More

Celebrating StatisticsPapers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied ... More

Combinatorics of Genome Rearrangements

Combinatorics of Genome Rearrangements

Guillaume Fertin, Anthony Labarre, Irena Rusu, Eric Tannier, and Stéphane Vialette

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062824
eISBN:
9780262258753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062824.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

From one cell to another, from one individual to another, and from one species to another, the content of DNA molecules is often similar. The organization of these molecules, however, differs ... More

Combinatorics, Complexity, and ChanceA Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Geoffrey Grimmett and Colin McDiarmid (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Professor Dominic Welsh has made significant contributions to the fields of combinatorics and discrete probability, including matroids, complexity, and percolation. He has taught, influenced, and ... More

Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656592
eISBN:
9780191748059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The history of mathematics is a well-studied and vibrant area of research, with books and scholarly articles published on various aspects of the subject. Yet, the history of combinatorics seems to ... More

Computability and Randomness

Computability and Randomness

André Nies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230761
eISBN:
9780191710988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230761.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The complexity and the randomness aspect of a set of natural numbers are closely related. Traditionally, computability theory is concerned with the complexity aspect. However, computability theoretic ... More

Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics

Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics

Chris Sangwin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199660353
eISBN:
9780191748257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660353.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This book examines computer aided assessment (CAA) of mathematics in which computer algebra systems (CAS) are used to automatically establish the mathematical properties of expressions provided by ... More

Computing with CellsAdvances in Membrane Computing

Computing with Cells: Advances in Membrane Computing

Pierluigi Frisco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542864
eISBN:
9780191715679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542864.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

How could we use living cells to perform computation? Would our definition of computation change as a consequence of this? Could such a cell-computer outperform digital computers? These are some of ... More

Concentration InequalitiesA Nonasymptotic Theory of Independence

Concentration Inequalities: A Nonasymptotic Theory of Independence

Stéphane Boucheron, Gábor Lugosi, and Pascal Massart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199535255
eISBN:
9780191747106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535255.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

This monograph presents a mathematical theory of concentration inequalities for functions of independent random variables. The basic phenomenon under investigation is that if a function of many ... More

Consumer Credit ModelsPricing, Profit and Portfolios

Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Lyn C. Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.001.1
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Credit scoring — the quantitative and statistical techniques which assess the credit risks when lending to consumers — has been one of the most successful if unsung applications of mathematics in ... More

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