Mathematical physics

    Introduction To General Relativity: Solutions To Problems

    By John Dirk Walecka

    Paperback £38.16

    It is important for every physicist today to have a working knowledge of Einstein's theory of general relativity. Introduction to General Relativity published in 2007 was aimed at first-year graduate students, or advanced undergraduates, in physics. Only a basic understanding of classical lagrangian mechanics is assumed; beyond that, the reader...

    Tensor Analysis

    By Liqun Qi

    Paperback £83.69

    The first book on the spectral theory of tensors; the theory of special tensors, including non-negative tensors, positive semidefinite tensors, completely positive tensors, and copositive tensors; and the spectral hypergraph theory via tensors, which is covered in a chapter.

    Stochastic Processes and Random Matrices

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    This text covers in detail recent developments in the field of stochastic processes and Random Matrix Theory. Matrix models have been playing an important role in theoretical physics for a long time and are currently also a very active domain of research in mathematics.

    Foundations of Quantum Theory

    By Klaas Landsman

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    This book studies the foundations of quantum theory through its relationship to classical physics. This idea goes back to the Copenhagen Interpretation in the original version due to Bohr and Heisenberg, which the author relates to the mathematical formalism of operator algebras originally created by von Neumann. The book therefore...

    Practical Bayesian Inference

    By Coryn A. L. Bailer-Jones

    Paperback £26.30

    This volume introduces the major concepts of probability and statistics and the computational tools students need to extract information from data in the presence of uncertainty. Using a simple and intuitive Bayesian approach, the emphasis throughout is on the principles and showing how these methods can be implemented in practice.

    Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

    By Didier Sornette

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    The scientific study of complex systems has transformed a wide range of disciplines in recent years, enabling researchers in both the natural and social sciences to model and predict phenomena as diverse as earthquakes, global warming, demographic patterns, financial crises, and the failure of materials. In this book, Didier Sornette...

    Dimensional Analysis for Engineers

    By Bernhard Weigand

    Hardback £54.45

    This monograph provides the fundamentals of dimensional analysis and illustrates the method by numerous examples for a wide spectrum of applications in engineering. The book covers thoroughly the fundamental definitions and the Buckingham theorem, as well as the choice of the system of basic units.

    Generating Random Networks and Graphs

    By Ton Coolen

    Hardback £50.86

    This book describes how to correctly and efficiently generate random networks based on certain constraints. Being able to test a hypothesis against a properly specified control case is at the heart of the 'scientific method'.

    Computational Seismology

    By Heiner Igel

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    This book is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. It looks under the hood of current simulation technology and provides guidelines on what to look out for when carrying out sophisticated simulation...

    Strong Interactions in Spacelike and Timelike Domains: Dispersive Approach

    By Alexander V Nesterenko

    Paperback Save £13.34 = £65.66

    Strong Interactions in Spacelike and Timelike Domains: Dispersive Approach provides the theoretical basis for the description of the strong interactions in the spacelike and timelike domains. The book primarily focuses on the hadronic vacuum polarization function, R-ratio of electron-positron annihilation into hadrons, and the Adler function, which govern a variety...

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