Category: humanities & Economics

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

Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, Second Edition 2nd Edition

Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, Second Edition 2nd Edition Containing many results that are new, or which exist only in recent research articles, Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition portrays the theory of interest rate modeling as a three-dimensional object of finance, mathematics, and computation. It introduces all models with financial-economical justifications, develops options along

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design 2nd Edition

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design 2nd Edition   Most textbooks on business process management focus on either the nuts and bolts of computer simulation or the managerial aspects of business processes. Covering both technical and managerial aspects of business process management, Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Second Edition presents the tools to design effective business processes and the

Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results

Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results  In the two decades the editors of this book spent teaching and consulting in the field of analytics, they noticed a critical shortcoming in the communication abilities of many analytics professionals. Specifically, analysts have difficulty in articulating in business terms what their analyses showed and what actionable recommendations