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SPSS Base Users Guide 13.0 by Inc. SPSS

By Inc. SPSS

SPSS Base 13.0 clients advisor offers an intensive clarification of SPSS beneficial properties, together with the textual content Wizard, Database Wizard, information Editor, scripting, facts definition and amendment, dossier and output administration (including the SPSS Viewer and file cubes), statistical and graphical techniques (including output examples), creation mode operation, and utilities for buying info (including support) and controlling the surroundings.

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Estimation in regression models for longitudinal binary data by Fitzmaurice G.M., Lipsitz S.R., Ibrahim J.G.

By Fitzmaurice G.M., Lipsitz S.R., Ibrahim J.G.

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Financial Distress, Corporate Restructuring and Firm by Jostarndt; Philipp

By Jostarndt; Philipp

The commercial ramifications of company monetary misery and financial disaster have lately won a lot realization in educational in addition to public coverage debates. yet empirical proof on how organisations come across and reply to misery has remained sparce and inconclusive. Philipp Jostarndt analyzes the anatomy of monetary misery for a wide pattern of German agencies. He reports distress-induced alterations in possession and keep an eye on, luck elements in distressed fairness infusions, and corporations' selection among in- and out-of-court debt restructuring. This ebook is key studying for college students and students with a spotlight on finance, for criminal and monetary practitioners, and for coverage makers drawn to the economics underlying the reorganization of bothered organisations and the pricing of distressed securities.

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Oracle Database 10g. New Features for Administrators. Volume

3D Face Processing (The Kluwer International Series in Video by Ming-Hsuan Yang, Narendra Ahuja

By Ming-Hsuan Yang, Narendra Ahuja

3D Face Processing: Modeling, research and Synthesis will curiosity these operating in face processing for clever human desktop interplay and video surveillance. It encompasses a accomplished survey on present face processing suggestions, that could function a reference for college kids and researchers. It additionally covers in-depth dialogue on face movement research and synthesis algorithms, with a purpose to profit extra complicated graduate scholars and researchers.

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Analyzing incomplete longitudinal clinical trial data by Molenberghs G., Thijs H., Jansen I.

By Molenberghs G., Thijs H., Jansen I.

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Oracle 9i - Database Getting started

Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing: Third International by Arturo Crespo, Hector Garcia-Molina (auth.), Gianluca Moro,

By Arturo Crespo, Hector Garcia-Molina (auth.), Gianluca Moro, Sonia Bergamaschi, Karl Aberer (eds.)

Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing is attracting huge, immense media realization, spurred by means of the recognition of dossier sharing structures resembling Napster, Gnutella, and Morpheus. The friends are self sufficient, or as a few name them, firstclass voters. P2P networks are rising as a brand new allotted computing paradigm for his or her power to harness the computing strength of the hosts composing the community and make their under-utilized assets to be had to others. even supposing researchers engaged on disbursed computing, multiagent structures, databases and networks were utilizing comparable innovations for a very long time, it is just lately that papers prompted by way of the present P2P paradigm have begun showing in fine quality meetings and workshops. examine in agent structures particularly seems to be so much suitable simply because, due to the fact their inception, multiagent structures have continually been considered networks of work-mates. The multiagent paradigm can hence be superimposed at the P2P structure, the place brokers embrace the outline of the duty environments, the decision-support functions, the collective habit, and the interplay protocols of every peer. The emphasis during this context on decentralization, consumer autonomy, ease and velocity of development that offers P2P its benefits additionally results in major capability difficulties. such a lot well-liked between those difficulties are coordination, the facility of an agent to make judgements by itself activities within the context of actions of alternative brokers, and scalability, the price of the P2P structures lies in how good they scale alongside numerous dimensions, together with complexity, heterogeneity of co-workers, robustness, site visitors redistribution, and so on.

This quantity provides the totally revised papers awarded on the 3rd foreign Workshop on brokers and Peer-to-Peer Computing, AP2PC 2004, held in big apple urban on July 19, 2004 within the context of the 3rd foreign Joint convention on self sufficient brokers and Multi-Agent structures (AAMAS 2004). the quantity is prepared in topical sections on P2P networks and seek functionality, emergent groups and social behaviours, semantic integration, cellular P2P platforms, adaptive structures, agent-based source discovery, in addition to belief and reputation.

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Autonomy Oriented Computing From Problem Solving to Complex by Jiming Liu, XiaoLong Jin, Kwok Ching Tsui

By Jiming Liu, XiaoLong Jin, Kwok Ching Tsui

AUTONOMY orientated COMPUTING is a accomplished reference for scientists, engineers, and different execs taken with this promising improvement in machine technology. it may possibly even be used as a textual content in graduate/undergraduate courses in a huge variety of computer-related disciplines, together with Robotics and Automation, Amorphous Computing, picture Processing, Programming Paradigms, Computational Biology, etc. Part One describes the elemental strategies and features of an AOC method and enumerates the severe layout and engineering matters confronted in AOC method improvement. half provides specified analyses of methodologies and case experiences to judge AOC utilized in challenge fixing and complicated procedure modeling. the ultimate bankruptcy outlines probabilities for destiny examine and development. Numerous illustrative examples, experimental case stories, and routines on the finish of every bankruptcy of AUTONOMY orientated COMPUTING support particularize and consolidate the methodologies and theories offered.

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Linear Mixed Models for Longitudinal Data by Geert Verbeke, Geert Molenberghs

By Geert Verbeke, Geert Molenberghs

This booklet offers a accomplished therapy of linear combined types for non-stop longitudinal info. subsequent to version formula, this version places significant emphasis on exploratory facts research for all facets of the version, comparable to the marginal version, subject-specific profiles, and residual covariance constitution. additional, version diagnostics and lacking facts obtain vast remedy. Sensitivity research for incomplete information is given a popular position. a number of adaptations to the traditional linear combined version are mentioned (a heterogeity version, condional linear mid models).

This ebook may be of curiosity to utilized statisticians and biomedical researchers in undefined, public future health firms, agreement examine companies, and academia. The ebook is explanatory instead of mathematically rigorous. such a lot analyses have been performed with the combined method of the SAS software program package deal, and plenty of of its gains are basically elucidated. despite the fact that, another commercially on hand applications are mentioned to boot. nice care has been taken in featuring the knowledge analyses in a software-independent model.

Geert Verbeke is Assistant Professor on the Biostistical Centre of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. He obtained the B.S. measure in arithmetic (1989) from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, the M.S. in biostatistics (1992) from the Limburgs Universitair Centrum, and earned a Ph.D. in biostatistics (1995) from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Dr. Verbeke wrote his dissertation, in addition to a few methodological articles, on quite a few features of linear combined types for longitudinal information research. He has held traveling positions on the Gerontology learn middle and the Johns Hopkins college.

Geert Molenberghs is Assistant Professor of Biostatistics on the Limburgs Universitair Centrum in Belgium. He bought the B.S. measure in arithmetic (1988) and a Ph.D. in biostatistics (1993) from the Universiteit Antwerpen. Dr. Molenberghs released methodological paintings at the research of non-response in medical and epidemiological reviews. He serves as an affiliate editor for Biometrics, utilized information, and Biostatistics, and is an officer of the Belgian Statistical Society. He has held vacationing positions on the Harvard college of Public future health.

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