Category: humanities & Economics

Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty 2nd Edition

Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty 2nd Edition In every decision problem there are things we know and things we do not know. Risk analysis science uses the best available evidence to assess what we know while it is carefully intentional in the way it addresses the importance of the things we do not

Introduction to Probability, Second Edition

Introduction to Probability, Second Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science) 2nd Edition Developed from celebrated Harvard statistics lectures, Introduction to Probability provides essential language and tools for understanding statistics, randomness, and uncertainty. The book explores a wide variety of applications and examples, ranging from coincidences and paradoxes to Google PageRank and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Additional

PMP Exam Preparation Test Questions, Practice Test, and Simulated Exam

PMP Exam Preparation Test Questions, Practice Test, and Simulated Exam Fully updated to be aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition, this study guide is structured per the PMP® Examination Content Outline (ECO), 2015 edition, which is the blueprint for the PMP® exam. The study guide has a chapter of 50 questions for

Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis

Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis provides the theoretical background to approach decision theory from a statistical perspective. It covers both traditional approaches, in terms of value theory and expected utility theory, and recent developments, in terms of causal inference. The book

Engineering Economics of Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Engineering Economics of Life Cycle Cost Analysis Engineering has changed dramatically in the last century. With modern computing systems, instantaneous communication, elimination of low/mid management, increased complexity, and extremely efficient supply chains, all have dramatically affected the responsibilities of engineers at all levels. The future will require cost effective systems that are more secure, interconnected,

Applied Directional Statistics: Modern Methods and Case Studies

Applied Directional Statistics: Modern Methods and Case Studies This book collects important advances in methodology and data analysis for directional statistics. It is the companion book of the more theoretical treatment presented in Modern Directional Statistics (CRC Press, 2017). The field of directional statistics has received a lot of attention due to demands from disciplines

An Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation 2nd Edition

An Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation 2nd Edition Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation, Second Edition is a well-rounded primer to the mathematics and models used in the valuation of financial derivatives. The book consists of fifteen chapters, the first ten of which develop option valuation techniques in discrete time, the last five describing the

Complex Management Systems and the Shingo Model

Complex Management Systems and the Shingo Model: Foundations of Operational Excellence and Supporting Tools The Shingo Enterprise Excellence Prize Model (SEEM) has exerted global influence over the ways that exceptional organizations formulate/deploy strategy with its focus on processes, Lean thinking, continuous improvement, innovation, workforce development, and supplier strategies. This book details the SEEM, which lies