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Applied Business Statistics - Methods And Excel-Based Applications (Paperback, 5th Edition): Trevor Wegner Applied Business Statistics - Methods And Excel-Based Applications (Paperback, 5th Edition)
Trevor Wegner
R618 R530 Discovery Miles 5 300 Save R88 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The text emphasises four themes to support evidence-based management decision making: 1. Setting the statistical landscape in a management context 2. Interpretative decision making based on patterns revealed by exploratory data analyses 3. Statistical decision making guided by the test-based findings of inferential analyses 4. Predictive decision making using statistical modelling evidence. The thread that links them is the role of data analytics as a management decision-support tool. This fifth edition builds on the strengths of the fourth edition by: - Highlighting newer trends in statistical applications in management practice - Strengthening the Excel-based generation of statistical evidence using a custom-built software product, called X-Static - Enhancing the graphic visualisation of statistical evidence. Target market: - Undergraduate students of Management at universities (BCom, BAcc, etc) - Management diploma students working towards professional qualifications at institutions such as the IMM, CSSA, CIMA, IAC, etc. - Postgraduate students (MBA and PGDip) of Management at business schools.

Financial Mathematics - A Computational Approach (Paperback, 2nd Edition): K. Pereira, N. Modhien, K. Hunt Financial Mathematics - A Computational Approach (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
K. Pereira, N. Modhien, K. Hunt
R259 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R31 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

This book introduces the fundamentals of financial mathematics.

It begins with a discussion of simple and compound interest and then establishes the important concepts of effective and equivalent effective interest rates. Subsequent chapters discuss the applications of annuities to practical problems regarding the saving of money and repayment of loans. The notion of using net present value and internal rate of return to distinguish between two different investment opportunities is presented.

The concluding chapters of the book take a brief look at the use of differential and integral calculus in financial mathematics. Each chapter includes numerous worked examples that are solved with the aid of a financial calculator where applicable.

Numbers, Hypotheses & Conclusions - A Course in Statistics for the Social Sciences (Paperback, 3rd ed): Colin Tredoux, Kevin... Numbers, Hypotheses & Conclusions - A Course in Statistics for the Social Sciences (Paperback, 3rd ed)
Colin Tredoux, Kevin Durrheim
R790 R667 Discovery Miles 6 670 Save R123 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Statistics and quantitative methods are brought to life for social science students in this tutorial course.

,P> This revised edition provides an overview of entry- and intermediate-level statistics, and the material on the accompanying website provides extensive practice. Both the text and the website are structured to make learning self-directed, thus numerous worked examples, exercises, activities and tests are included. The emphasis, throughout, is on practice.

Students are expected to engage with the material and experience multiple aspects of data and statistical analysis. Most of the tutorials include detailed examples of how to conduct analyses in Microsoft Excel, SPSS, or R.

Applied Combinatorics (Hardcover, 6th Edition): Alan Tucker Applied Combinatorics (Hardcover, 6th Edition)
Alan Tucker
R4,344 Discovery Miles 43 440 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The new 6th edition of Applied Combinatorics builds on the previous editions with more in depth analysis of computer systems in order to help develop proficiency in basic discrete math problem solving.

As one of the most widely used book in combinatorial problems, this edition explains how to reason and model combinatorically while stressing the systematic analysis of different possibilities, exploration of the logical structure of a problem, and ingenuity. Although important uses of combinatorics in computer science, operations research, and finite probability are mentioned, these applications are often used solely for motivation. Numerical examples involving the same concepts use more interesting settings such as poker probabilities or logical games.

This book is designed for use by students with a wide range of ability and maturity (sophomores through beginning graduate students). The stronger the students, the harder the exercises that can be assigned. The book can be used for one-quarter, two-quarter, or one-semester course depending on how much material is used.

Numbers, Hypotheses & Conclusions (Paperback, 2nd ed): K. Durrheim, C. Tredoux Numbers, Hypotheses & Conclusions (Paperback, 2nd ed)
K. Durrheim, C. Tredoux 2
R628 R538 Discovery Miles 5 380 Save R90 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Statistics and quantitative methods are brought to life for social science students in this tutorial course. This revised edition provides an overview of entry- and intermediate-level statistics, and the accompanying material on the CD provides extensive practice. Both the text and the CD are structured to make learning self-directed, thus numerous worked examples, exercises, activities and tests are included. The emphasis, throughout, is on practice. Students are expected to engage with the material and experience first-hand the multiple aspects of data and statistical analysis.

Discrete Mathematical Structures: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Bernard Kolman, Robert Busby,... Discrete Mathematical Structures: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
Bernard Kolman, Robert Busby, Sharon Ross
R1,633 Discovery Miles 16 330 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Discrete Mathematical Structures, Sixth Edition, offers a clear and concise presentation of the fundamental concepts of discrete mathematics. Ideal for a one-semester introductory course, this text contains more genuine computer science applications than any other text in the field. This book is written at an appropriate level for a wide variety of majors and non-majors, and assumes a college algebra course as a prerequisite.

Time Series Analysis - With Applications in R (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2008. Corr. 3rd printing, 2009): Jonathan D. Cryer, Kung-Sik... Time Series Analysis - With Applications in R (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2008. Corr. 3rd printing, 2009)
Jonathan D. Cryer, Kung-Sik Chan
R1,913 R1,679 Discovery Miles 16 790 Save R234 (12%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Time Series Analysis With Applications in R, Second Edition, presents an accessible approach to understanding time series models and their applications. Although the emphasis is on time domain ARIMA models and their analysis, the new edition devotes two chapters to the frequency domain and three to time series regression models, models for heteroscedasticty, and threshold models. All of the ideas and methods are illustrated with both real and simulated data sets. A unique feature of this edition is its integration with the R computing environment. The tables and graphical displays are accompanied by the R commands used to produce them. An extensive R package, TSA, which contains many new or revised R functions and all of the data used in the book, accompanies the written text. Script files of R commands for each chapter are available for download. There is also an extensive appendix in the book that leads the reader through the use of R commands and the new R package to carry out the analyses.

Differential Equations with Boundary-Value Problems, International Metric Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): Dennis Zill Differential Equations with Boundary-Value Problems, International Metric Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
Dennis Zill
R974 R868 Discovery Miles 8 680 Save R106 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Straightforward and easy to read, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH BOUNDARY-VALUE PROBLEMS, 9E, INTERNATIONAL METRIC EDITION gives you a thorough overview of the topics typically taught in a first course in Differential Equations as well as an introduction to boundary-value problems and partial Differential Equations. Your study will be supported by a bounty of pedagogical aids, including an abundance of examples, explanations, "Remarks" boxes, definitions, and more.

Differential Equations with Boundary-Value Problems, International Edition (Paperback, 8th edition): Dennis Zill, Warren Wright Differential Equations with Boundary-Value Problems, International Edition (Paperback, 8th edition)
Dennis Zill, Warren Wright 1
R993 R883 Discovery Miles 8 830 Save R110 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH BOUNDARY-VALUE PROBLEMS, 8E, International Edition strikes a balance between the analytical, qualitative, and quantitative approaches to the study of differential equations. This proven and accessible book speaks to beginning engineering and math students through a wealth of pedagogical aids, including an abundance of examples, explanations, "Remarks" boxes, definitions, and group projects. Written in a straightforward, readable, and helpful style, the book provides a thorough treatment of boundary-value problems and partial differential equations.

Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 8th New edition): John Bird Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 8th New edition)
John Bird
R750 R679 Discovery Miles 6 790 Save R71 (9%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Now in its eighth edition, Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped thousands of students to succeed in their exams. John Bird's approach is based on worked examples and interactive problems. Mathematical theories are explained in a straightforward manner, being supported by practical engineering examples and applications in order to ensure that readers can relate theory to practice. The extensive and thorough topic coverage makes this an ideal text for a range of Level 2 and 3 engineering courses. This title is supported by a companion website with resources for both students and lecturers, including lists of essential formulae and multiple choice tests.

A First Course in the Finite Element Method, SI Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Daryl Logan A First Course in the Finite Element Method, SI Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
Daryl Logan
R980 R874 Discovery Miles 8 740 Save R106 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover a simple, direct approach that highlights the basics you need within A FIRST COURSE IN THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD, 6E. This unique book is written so both undergraduate and graduate students can easily comprehend the content without the usual prerequisites, such as structural analysis. The book is written primarily as a basic learning tool for students, like you, in civil and mechanical engineering who are primarily interested in stress analysis and heat transfer. The text offers ideal preparation for utilizing the finite element method as a tool to solve practical physical problems.

Mathematical Statistics with Applications, International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): William Mendenhall, Dennis Wackerly,... Mathematical Statistics with Applications, International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
William Mendenhall, Dennis Wackerly, Richard Scheaffer
R1,022 R908 Discovery Miles 9 080 Save R114 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In their bestselling MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS WITH APPLICATIONS, premiere authors Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffer present a solid foundation in statistical theory while conveying the relevance and importance of the theory in solving practical problems in the real world. The authors' use of practical applications and excellent exercises helps you discover the nature of statistics and understand its essential role in scientific research.

Numerical Analysis (Hardcover, 10th edition): J. Faires, Annette Burden, Richard Burden, Annette M Burden Numerical Analysis (Hardcover, 10th edition)
J. Faires, Annette Burden, Richard Burden, Annette M Burden
R1,028 R918 Discovery Miles 9 180 Save R110 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This well-respected book introduces readers to the theory and application of modern numerical approximation techniques. Providing an accessible treatment that only requires a calculus prerequisite, the authors explain how, why, and when approximation techniques can be expected to work-and why, in some situations, they fail. A wealth of examples and exercises develop readers' intuition, and demonstrate the subject's practical applications to important everyday problems in math, computing, engineering, and physical science disciplines. Three decades after it was first published, Burden, Faires, and Burden's NUMERICAL ANALYSIS remains the definitive introduction to a vital and practical subject.

Mental Arithmetic 4 (Paperback, New edition): J.W. Adams, R.P. Beaumont Mental Arithmetic 4 (Paperback, New edition)
J.W. Adams, R.P. Beaumont; Edited by T.R. Goddard
R150 R34 Discovery Miles 340 Save R116 (77%) In stock

Mental Arithmetic provides rich and varied practice to develop pupils' essential maths skills and prepare them for all aspects of the Key Stage 2 national tests. It may also be used as preparation for the 11+, and with older students for consolidation and recovery. Tailored to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum for primary mathematics, each book contains 36 one-page tests. Each test is presented in a unique three-part format comprising: questions where use of language is kept to a minimum; questions using number vocabulary; questions focusing on one- and two-step word problems. Structured according to ability rather than age, the series allows children to work at their own pace, building confidence and fluency. Two Entry Tests are available in the Mental Arithmetic Teacher's Guide and on the Schofield & Sims website, enabling teachers, parents and tutors to select the appropriate book for each child. All the books can be used flexibly for individual, paired, group or whole-class maths practice, as well as for homework and one-to-one intervention.Mental Arithmetic 4 is aimed at pupils in upper Key Stage 2 and covers the key subject areas of number, measurement, geometry and statistics, including Roman numerals, square numbers, equivalent fractions, problem solving, reflection, translation and line graphs. Three Progress Charts, together with four topic-based Check-up Tests, are provided to monitor learning and identify any gaps in understanding. A separate accompanying answer book, Mental Arithmetic 4 Answers (9780721708089), contains correct answers to all the questions, making marking quick and easy.

Mental Arithmetic 5 (Paperback, New edition): T.R. Goddard Mental Arithmetic 5 (Paperback, New edition)
T.R. Goddard
R150 R34 Discovery Miles 340 Save R116 (77%) In stock

Mental Arithmetic provides rich and varied practice to develop pupils' essential maths skills and prepare them for all aspects of the Key Stage 2 national tests. It may also be used as preparation for the 11+, and with older students for consolidation and recovery. Tailored to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum for primary mathematics, each book contains 36 one-page tests. Each test is presented in a unique three-part format comprising: questions where use of language is kept to a minimum; questions using number vocabulary; questions focusing on one- and two-step word problems. Structured according to ability rather than age, the series allows children to work at their own pace, building confidence and fluency. Two Entry Tests are available in the Mental Arithmetic Teacher's Guide and on the Schofield & Sims website, enabling teachers, parents and tutors to select the appropriate book for each child. All the books can be used flexibly for individual, paired, group or whole-class maths practice, as well as for homework and one-to-one intervention.Mental Arithmetic 5 is aimed at pupils in upper Key Stage 2 and covers the key subject areas of number, measurement, geometry, statistics, ratio and proportion, and algebra. Topics include negative numbers, composite numbers, BODMAS, simple formulae, converting units of measurement, finding unknown angles, unequal sharing and solving problems using line graphs. Three Progress Charts, together with four topic-based Check-up Tests, are provided to monitor learning and identify any gaps in understanding. A separate accompanying answer book, Mental Arithmetic 5 Answers (ISBN 9780721708096), contains correct answers to all the questions, making marking quick and easy.

How to Polygon - Art and Geometry of Plane Tiling (Paperback): Mike Regan How to Polygon - Art and Geometry of Plane Tiling (Paperback)
Mike Regan
R387 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R62 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Prepared: Mathematics applications and interpretation (Online) (Cards): David Harris, Peter Gray Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Prepared: Mathematics applications and interpretation (Online) (Cards)
David Harris, Peter Gray
R925 Discovery Miles 9 250 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

IB Prepared resources are developed directly with the IB to provide the most up-to-date, authentic and authoritative guidance on DP assessment. IB Prepared: Mathematics applications and interpretation combines a concise review of course content with strategic guidance, past paper material and exam-style practice opportunities, allowing learners to consolidate the knowledge and skills that are essential to success.

Computer Age Statistical Inference, Student Edition - Algorithms, Evidence, and Data Science (Paperback): Bradley Efron, Trevor... Computer Age Statistical Inference, Student Edition - Algorithms, Evidence, and Data Science (Paperback)
Bradley Efron, Trevor Hastie
R823 Discovery Miles 8 230 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The twenty-first century has seen a breathtaking expansion of statistical methodology, both in scope and influence. 'Data science' and 'machine learning' have become familiar terms in the news, as statistical methods are brought to bear upon the enormous data sets of modern science and commerce. How did we get here? And where are we going? How does it all fit together? Now in paperback and fortified with exercises, this book delivers a concentrated course in modern statistical thinking. Beginning with classical inferential theories - Bayesian, frequentist, Fisherian - individual chapters take up a series of influential topics: survival analysis, logistic regression, empirical Bayes, the jackknife and bootstrap, random forests, neural networks, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, inference after model selection, and dozens more. The distinctly modern approach integrates methodology and algorithms with statistical inference. Each chapter ends with class-tested exercises, and the book concludes with speculation on the future direction of statistics and data science.

Rationality - What It is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters (Hardcover): Steven Pinker Rationality - What It is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters (Hardcover)
Steven Pinker
R656 R533 Discovery Miles 5 330 Save R123 (19%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days
Galois Theory (Paperback, New edition): Emil Artin Galois Theory (Paperback, New edition)
Emil Artin
R160 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R25 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Clearly presented elements of one of the most penetrating concepts in modern mathematics include discussions of fields, vector spaces, homogeneous linear equations, extension fields, polynomials, algebraic elements, as well as sections on solvable groups, permutation groups, solution of equations by radicals, and other concepts. 1966 ed.

The Discrete Mathematical Charms of Paul Erdos - A Simple Introduction (Paperback): Vasek Chvatal The Discrete Mathematical Charms of Paul Erdos - A Simple Introduction (Paperback)
Vasek Chvatal
R636 Discovery Miles 6 360 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Paul Erdos published more papers during his lifetime than any other mathematician, especially in discrete mathematics. He had a nose for beautiful, simply-stated problems with solutions that have far-reaching consequences across mathematics. This captivating book, written for students, provides an easy-to-understand introduction to discrete mathematics by presenting questions that intrigued Erdos, along with his brilliant ways of working toward their answers. It includes young Erdos's proof of Bertrand's postulate, the Erdos-Szekeres Happy End Theorem, De Bruijn-Erdos theorem, Erdos-Rado delta-systems, Erdos-Ko-Rado theorem, Erdos-Stone theorem, the Erdos-Renyi-Sos Friendship Theorem, Erdos-Renyi random graphs, the Chvatal-Erdos theorem on Hamilton cycles, and other results of Erdos, as well as results related to his work, such as Ramsey's theorem or Deza's theorem on weak delta-systems. Its appendix covers topics normally missing from introductory courses. Filled with personal anecdotes about Erdos, this book offers a behind-the-scenes look at interactions with the legendary collaborator.

Mathematics For Engineering Students (Paperback): Ramoshweu Solomon Lebelo, Radley Kebarapetse Mahlobo Mathematics For Engineering Students (Paperback)
Ramoshweu Solomon Lebelo, Radley Kebarapetse Mahlobo
R317 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R38 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Engineering is mathematics in action. But engineering students do not always see the link between what they learn in mathematics and how this applies to engineering problems.

From relatively simple questions, like determining the maximum weight a beam can support to complex projects like mapping out the most efficient electrical flow for a city’s traffic lights, mathematics is essential.

Statistical Methods and Calculation Skills (Paperback, 5th Edition): Isabel Willemse, Peter Nyelisani Statistical Methods and Calculation Skills (Paperback, 5th Edition)
Isabel Willemse, Peter Nyelisani
R562 R485 Discovery Miles 4 850 Save R77 (14%) In stock

Statistics and their analysis are key to making mathematical sense of the world around us. In this textbook the authors underscore the importance of statistical methods and calculation skills and explain clearly and simply the key concepts and principles of statistics, so that they are easy to understand. The main purpose of the book is to make students more confident about handling statistical data and enable them to understand the meaning of the results obtained.

Statistical methods cover the collection of data, descriptive methods and inferential methods of analysis. Calculation skills cover elementary calculations, percentages and ratios, equations, graphs and interest calculations. The elementary calculations include basic calculations, such as exponents, decimals, scientific notation, logarithms, rounding and VAT calculations. This book teaches students with no mathematics background how to do basic calculations before concentrating on the statistical applications. For some courses, calculations such as interest, future values of investments, graphs and ratios form part of the core module and are also covered in this book.

Compressive Imaging: Structure, Sampling, Learning (Hardcover): Ben Adcock, Anders C. Hansen Compressive Imaging: Structure, Sampling, Learning (Hardcover)
Ben Adcock, Anders C. Hansen
R1,678 R1,582 Discovery Miles 15 820 Save R96 (6%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Accurate, robust and fast image reconstruction is a critical task in many scientific, industrial and medical applications. Over the last decade, image reconstruction has been revolutionized by the rise of compressive imaging. It has fundamentally changed the way modern image reconstruction is performed. This in-depth treatment of the subject commences with a practical introduction to compressive imaging, supplemented with examples and downloadable code, intended for readers without extensive background in the subject. Next, it introduces core topics in compressive imaging - including compressed sensing, wavelets and optimization - in a concise yet rigorous way, before providing a detailed treatment of the mathematics of compressive imaging. The final part is devoted to recent trends in compressive imaging: deep learning and neural networks. With an eye to the next decade of imaging research, and using both empirical and mathematical insights, it examines the potential benefits and the pitfalls of these latest approaches.

Foundations of Modern Physics (Hardcover): Steven Weinberg Foundations of Modern Physics (Hardcover)
Steven Weinberg
R942 Discovery Miles 9 420 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

In addition to his ground-breaking research, Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg is known for a series of highly praised texts on various aspects of physics, combining exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition. Describing the foundations of modern physics in their historical context and with some new derivations, Weinberg introduces topics ranging from early applications of atomic theory through thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, transport theory, special relativity, quantum mechanics, nuclear physics, and quantum field theory. This volume provides the basis for advanced undergraduate and graduate physics courses as well as being a handy introduction to aspects of modern physics for working scientists.

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