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Highlights in Mathematics

Alexander Iksanov

Renewal Theory for Perturbed Random Walks and Similar Processes

This book offers a detailed review of perturbed random walks, perpetuities, and random processes with immigration. Being of major importance in modern probability theory, both theoretical and applied, these objects have been used to model various phenomena in the natural sciences as well as in insurance and finance. ... More

A. Bátkai et al.

Positive Operator Semigroups - From Finite to Infinite Dimension

This book gives a gentle but up-to-date introduction into the theory of operator semigroups (or linear dynamical systems), which can be used with great success to describe the dynamics of complicated phenomena arising in many applications. ... More

Highlights in Applied Sciences

J.-Y. Beziau and G. Basti

The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thought

This is a collection of new investigations and discoveries on the theory of opposition (square, hexagon, octagon, polyhedra of opposition) by the best specialists from all over the world. ... More

J. Santos and P. Gauzellino

Numerical Simulation in Applied Geophysics

This book presents the theory of waves propagation in a fluid-saturated porous medium (a Biot medium) and its application in Applied Geophysics. ... More

Highlights in History of Science

Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Editor

Recollections of a Jewish Mathematician in Germany

Abraham A. Fraenkel was a world-renowned mathematician in pre–Second World War Germany, whose work on set theory was fundamental to the development of modern mathematics. A friend of Albert Einstein ... More

Maya Shmailov

Intellectual Pursuits of Nicolas Rashevsky

Who was Nicolas Rashevsky? To answer that question, this book draws on Rashevsky’s unexplored personal archival papers and shares interviews with his family, students and friends, as well as discussions with biologists and mathematical biologists ... More

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Waldyr Alves Rodrigues Jr. (1946-2017)

This is with regrets and sadness we announce passing away on April 3, 2017, of Professor Waldyr Alves Rodrigues Jr., age 71. He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras" from 2011 to 2015. ... More

Obituary

Walter Benz (1931-2017)

Walter Benz passed away on January 13th, 2017, in his home in Ratzeburg, Germany. He was Emeritus Professor at Hamburg University, Germany. His Leitmotiv "Die Mathematik war mein Leben, ist mein Leben" (Mathematics was my life, is my life) ... More


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  • Conversations avec Jules Hoüel
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    Regards sur la géométrie non euclidienne et l’analyse infinitésimale vers 1875

    Series: Publications des Archives Henri Poincaré Publications of the Henri Poincaré Archives

    Subseries: Science autour de / around 1900

    Henry, Philippe, Nabonnand, Philippe (Eds.) 2017

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    Novel Methods in Harmonic Analysis

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    Recent Applications of Harmonic Analysis to Function Spaces, Differential Equations, and Data Science

    Novel Methods in Harmonic Analysis, Volume 2

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    Pesenson, I., Le Gia, Q.T., Mayeli, A., Mhaskar, H., Zhou, D.-X. (Eds.) 2017

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  • Operator Approximant Problems Arising from Quantum Theory
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    Operator Approximant Problems Arising from Quantum Theory

    Maher, Philip J. 2017

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  • Algebra, Geometry, and Physics in the 21st Century
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    Algebra, Geometry, and Physics in the 21st Century

    Kontsevich Festschrift

    Series: Progress in Mathematics, Vol. 324

    Auroux, D., Katzarkov, L., Pantev, T., Soibelman, Y., Tschinkel, Y. (Eds.) 2017

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  • Gewöhnliche Differentialgleichungen
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    Gewöhnliche Differentialgleichungen

    Eine Symbiose von klassischer und qualitativer Theorie

    Reihe: Mathematik Kompakt

    Scheurle, Jürgen 2017

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  • Analytic, Algebraic and Geometric Aspects of Differential Equations
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    Analytic, Algebraic and Geometric Aspects of Differential Equations

    Będlewo, Poland, September 2015

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    Filipuk, Galina, Haraoka, Yoshishige, Michalik, Sławomir (Eds.) 2017

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  • A Quest Towards a Mathematical Theory of Living Systems
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    A Quest Towards a Mathematical Theory of Living Systems

    Series: Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology

    Bellomo, N., Bellouquid, A., Gibelli, L., Outada, N. 2017

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  • Transport Processes at Fluidic Interfaces
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    Transport Processes at Fluidic Interfaces

    Series: Advances in Mathematical Fluid Mechanics

    Bothe, Dieter, Reusken, Arnold (Eds.) 2017

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  • Numerical Methods for Eulerian and Lagrangian Conservation Laws
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    Numerical Methods for Eulerian and Lagrangian Conservation Laws

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    Després, Bruno 2017

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  • Newton’s Method: an Updated Approach of Kantorovich’s Theory
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    Newton’s Method: an Updated Approach of Kantorovich’s Theory

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    Ezquerro, Jose A, Hernández Verón, Miguel Angel 2017

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  • Monoidal Categories and Topological Field Theory
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    Monoidal Categories and Topological Field Theory

    Series: Progress in Mathematics, Vol. 322

    Turaev, Vladimir, Virelizier, Alexis 2017

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  • Extended Abstracts Spring 2016
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    Extended Abstracts Spring 2016

    Nonsmooth Dynamics

    Series: Trends in Mathematics, Vol. 8

    Subseries: Research Perspectives CRM Barcelona

    Colombo, A., Jeffrey, M.R., Lázaro, J.T., Olm, J.M. (Eds.) 2017

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  • Excursions in Harmonic Analysis, Volume 5
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    Excursions in Harmonic Analysis, Volume 5

    The February Fourier Talks at the Norbert Wiener Center

    Series: Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis

    Balan, R., Benedetto, J.J., Czaja, W., Dellatorre, M., Okoudjou, K.A. (Eds.) 2017

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  • La correspondance de jeunesse d’Henri Poincaré
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    La correspondance de jeunesse d’Henri Poincaré

    Les années de formation. De l'École polytechnique à l'École des Mines (1873-1878)

    Series: Publications des Archives Henri Poincaré Publications of the Henri Poincaré Archives

    Rollet, Laurent (Ed.) 2017

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  • From Groups to Categorial Algebra
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    From Groups to Categorial Algebra

    Introduction to Protomodular and Mal’tsev Categories

    Series: Compact Textbooks in Mathematics

    Bourn, Dominique 2017

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  • Frames and Other Bases in Abstract and Function Spaces
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    Frames and Other Bases in Abstract and Function Spaces

    Novel Methods in Harmonic Analysis, Volume 1

    Series: Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis

    Pesenson, I., Le Gia, Q.T., Mayeli, A., Mhaskar, H., Zhou, D.-X. (Eds.) 2017

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  • Geometry, Analysis and Probability
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    Geometry, Analysis and Probability

    In Honor of Jean-Michel Bismut

    Series: Progress in Mathematics, Vol. 310

    Bost, J.-B. (et al.) (Eds.) 2017

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  • The Chile-2015 (Illapel) Earthquake and Tsunami
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    The Chile-2015 (Illapel) Earthquake and Tsunami

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    Braitenberg, Carla, Rabinovich, Alexander B. (Eds.) 2017

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  • New Trends in Analysis and Interdisciplinary Applications
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    New Trends in Analysis and Interdisciplinary Applications

    Selected Contributions of the 10th ISAAC Congress, Macau 2015

    Series: Trends in Mathematics

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    Dang, P., Ku, M., Qian, T., Rodino, L.G. (Eds.) 2017

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