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Categories for Quantum TheoryAn Introduction

Categories for Quantum Theory: An Introduction

Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198739623
eISBN:
9780191802584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739623.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics

Monoidal category theory serves as a powerful framework for describing logical aspects of quantum theory, giving an abstract language for parallel and sequential composition and a conceptual way to ... More

Computing Possible Futures

Computing Possible Futures

William B. Rouse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198846420
eISBN:
9780191881589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846420.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book discusses the use of models and interactive visualizations to explore designs of systems and policies in determining whether such designs would be effective. Executives and senior managers ... More

The Error of TruthHow History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Steven J. Osterlind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The Error of Truth recounts the astonishing and unexpected tale of how quantitative thinking was invented and rose to primacy in our lives in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, bringing us ... More

Functional Gaussian Approximation for Dependent Structures

Functional Gaussian Approximation for Dependent Structures

Florence Merlevède, Magda Peligrad, and Sergey Utev

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198826941
eISBN:
9780191865961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826941.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book has its origin in the need for developing and analyzing mathematical models for phenomena that evolve in time and influence each another, and aims at a better understanding of the structure ... More

Game Theory, Diplomatic History and Security Studies

Game Theory, Diplomatic History and Security Studies

Frank C. Zagare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198831587
eISBN:
9780191869525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831587.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Applied Mathematics

The main purpose of this book is to demonstrate, by way of example, the several advantages of using a formal game-theoretic framework to explain complex events, diplomatic history, and contentious ... More

George Gabriel StokesLife, Science and Faith

George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith

Mark McCartney, Andrew Whitaker, and Alastair Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198822868
eISBN:
9780191861321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822868.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

George Gabriel Stokes was one of the most significant mathematicians and natural philosophers of the nineteenth century. Serving as Lucasian professor at Cambridge he made wide-ranging contributions ... More

An Invitation to Computational Homotopy

An Invitation to Computational Homotopy

Graham Ellis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832973
eISBN:
9780191871375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832973.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Geometry / Topology

This book is an introduction to elementary algebraic topology for students with an interest in computers and computer programming. Its aim is to illustrate how the basics of the subject can be ... More

The Joy of StatisticsA Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Steve Selvin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

The Joy of Statistics consists of a series of 42 “short stories,” each illustrating how elementary statistical methods are applied to data to produce insight and solutions to the questions data are ... More

Machine Learning for Signal ProcessingData Science, Algorithms, and Computational Statistics

Machine Learning for Signal Processing: Data Science, Algorithms, and Computational Statistics

Max A. Little

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198714934
eISBN:
9780191879180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714934.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Mathematical Physics

Digital signal processing (DSP) is one of the ‘foundational’ engineering topics of the modern world, without which technologies such the mobile phone, television, CD and MP3 players, WiFi and radar, ... More

The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Robin Wilson and Amirouche Moktefi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198817000
eISBN:
9780191858697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817000.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is best known for his ‘Alice’ books, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, written under his pen-name of Lewis Carroll. He is also remembered as a ... More

Matheron's Theory of Regionalised Variables

Matheron's Theory of Regionalised Variables

Georges Matheron

Vera Pawlowsky-Glahn and Jean Serra (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198835660
eISBN:
9780191873249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835660.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book has never been published before, although its contents have provided the basis for hundreds of papers, theses, and books on geostatistics. The chapters are based on the lectures of a summer ... More

Modal Homotopy Type TheoryThe Prospect of a New Logic for Philosophy

Modal Homotopy Type Theory: The Prospect of a New Logic for Philosophy

David Corfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853404
eISBN:
9780191888069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853404.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

In[KF1] 1914, in an essay entitled ‘Logic as the Essence of Philosophy’, Bertrand Russell promised to revolutionize philosophy by introducing there the ‘new logic’ of Frege and Peano: “The old logic ... More

Pythagoras' LegacyMathematics in Ten Great Ideas

Pythagoras' Legacy: Mathematics in Ten Great Ideas

Marcel Danesi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198852247
eISBN:
9780191886959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852247.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

The history of mathematics starts in earnest with one of Pythagoras’ most important proofs, the Pythagorean theorem. This proof was the first link in a chain of ground-breaking ideas, all ... More

The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

Gary Smith and Jay Cordes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844396
eISBN:
9780191879937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844396.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Scientific rigor and critical thinking skills are indispensable in this age of big data because machine learning and artificial intelligence are often led astray by meaningless patterns. The 9 ... More

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