Science in the Age of Computer Simulation
Computer simulation was first pioneered as a scientific tool in meteorology and nuclear physics in the period following World War II, but it has grown rapidly to become indispensible in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including astrophysics, high-energy physics, climate science, engineering, ecology, and economics. Digital computer...
Controlling Cholesterol For Dummies (Health & Fitness)
"the authors...know their stuff...the book is a fairly painless way to learn more about subjects you might rather avoid." -- Chicago Tribune, December 1, 2002
Need to get your cholesterol in check? You’ll find the latest information about cholesterol, including treatments, drug information, and...
Dear Mr. Buffett: What An Investor Learns 1,269 Miles From Wall Street
Janet Tavakoli takes you into the world of Warren Buffett by way of the recent mortgage meltdown. In correspondence and discussion with him over 2 years, they both saw the writing on the wall, made clear by the implosion of Bear Stearns. Tavakoli, in clear and engaging prose, explains how the credit mess happened beginning with the mortgage...
Heroes: David Bowie and Berlin (Reverb)
In 1976, David Bowie left Los Angeles and the success of his celebrated albums Diamond Dogs
and Young Americans
for Europe. The rocker settled in Berlin, where he would make his “Berlin Trilogy”âthe albums Low
, and Lodger
, which are now considered some of the most critically...
Hedge Fund Course (Wiley Finance) A self-study course that reviews the technical and quantitative knowledge necessary to properly manage a hedge fund Today, traditional asset managers are looking to develop their own hedge funds as alternative offerings to their clients. Hedge Fund Course presents all the technical and quantitative knowledge necessary to run a leveraged investment... Computational Geometry: An Introduction Through Randomized Algorithms
This introduction to computational geometry is designed for beginners. It emphasizes simple randomized methods, developing basic principles with the help of planar applications, beginning with deterministic algorithms and shifting to randomized algorithms as the problems become more complex. It also explores higher dimensional advanced...
Women Drug Traffickers: Mules, Bosses, and Organized Crime (Diálogos Series)
In the flow of drugs to the United States from Latin America, women have always played key roles as bosses, business partners, money launderers, confidantes, and couriersâwork rarely acknowledged. Elaine Carey’s study of women in the drug trade offers a new understanding of this intriguing subject, from women drug smugglers in the...
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