Stochastic Algorithms: Foundations and Applications: 5th by Osamu Watanabe, Thomas Zeugmann

By Osamu Watanabe, Thomas Zeugmann

This ebook constitutes the refereed court cases of the fifth overseas Symposium on Stochastic Algorithms, Foundations and functions, SAGA 2009, held in Sapporo, Japan, in October 2009.

The 15 revised complete papers provided including 2 invited papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 22 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on studying, graphs, trying out, optimization and caching, in addition to stochastic algorithms in bioinformatics.

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NoSQL web development with Apache Cassandra by Deepak Vohra

By Deepak Vohra

Apache Cassandra is the main customary NoSQL database written in Java and is well known within the because the simply NoSQL resolution that could accommodate the complicated specifications of modern-day glossy line-of-business purposes. Cassandra is the expertise of selection for such data-driven corporations as Netflix, eBay, consistent touch, Comcast, and rankings of others. In NOSQL net improvement WITH APACHE CASSANDRA, you are going to find out about all features of utilizing Cassandra in net applications--including getting access to the Cassandra database utilizing the typical programming/scripting languages Java, Hypertext Preprocessor, Ruby, and JavaScript. grasp net improvement utilizing Apache Cassandra with the aid of NOSQL internet improvement WITH APACHE CASSANDRA.

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Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2000 by C.B. Jenssen, T. Kvamdal, H.I. Andersson, B. Pettersen, P.

By C.B. Jenssen, T. Kvamdal, H.I. Andersson, B. Pettersen, P. Fox, N. Satofuka, A. Ecer, Jacques Periaux

Parallel CFD 2000, the 12th in a global sequence of conferences that includes computational fluid dynamics study on parallel pcs, used to be held could 22-25, 2000 in Trondheim, Norway. Following the craze of the prior meetings, components reminiscent of numerical schemes and algorithms, instruments and environments, load balancing, in addition to interdisciplinary issues and diverse varieties of business functions have been all good represented within the paintings provided. moreover, for the 1st time within the Parallel CFD convention sequence, the organizing committee selected to attract exact consciousness to yes topic components via organizing a few unique periods. We consider the emphasis of the papers awarded on the convention replicate the path of the study inside parallel CFD first and foremost of the hot millennium. it sort of feels to be a transparent tendency in the direction of elevated commercial exploitation of parallel CFD. numerous shows additionally established how new perception is being completed from complicated simulations, and the way strong parallel desktops now give the chance to exploit CFD inside of a broader interdisciplinary surroundings. evidently, winning software of parallel CFD nonetheless rests at the underlying primary rules. hence, numerical algorithms, improvement instruments, and parallelization strategies are nonetheless as vital as while parallel CFD was once in is infancy. moreover, the radical innovations of cheap parallel computing in addition to metacomputing convey that intriguing advancements are nonetheless occurring. As is frequently mentioned besides the fact that, the true energy of parallel CFD comes from the combo of all of the disciplines concerned: Physics, arithmetic, and laptop technological know-how. this can be most likely one of many central purposes for the continuing approval for the Parallel CFD meetings sequence, in addition to the muse at the back of a lot of the superb paintings conducted at the topic. we are hoping that the papers during this booklet, either on someone foundation and as an entire, will give a contribution to that proposal. additional info of Parallel CFD'99, in addition to different meetings during this sequence, can be found at

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Data Modeling for MongoDB: Building Well-Designed and by Steve Hoberman

By Steve Hoberman

Congratulations! You accomplished the MongoDB software in the given tight time frame and there's a occasion to have a good time your application's unlock into creation. even if individuals are congratulating you on the get together, you feel a few uneasiness inside of. to accomplish the venture on time required creating a lot of assumptions concerning the facts, comparable to what phrases intended and the way calculations are derived. additionally, the bad documentation in regards to the software can be of constrained use to the aid staff, and never investigating the entire inherent principles within the info may possibly finally result in poorly-performing buildings within the not-so-distant destiny.

Now, what if you happen to had a time computing device and will return and skim this publication. you are going to examine that even NoSQL databases like MongoDB require a few point of knowledge modeling.

Data modeling is the method of studying in regards to the information, and despite know-how, this method has to be played for a winning application. you are going to research the worth of conceptual, logical, and actual info modeling and the way each one degree raises our wisdom of the knowledge and decreases assumptions and terrible layout decisions.

Read this booklet to profit how you can do facts modeling for MongoDB functions, and attain those 5 objectives:

  1. Understand how info modeling contributes to the method of studying concerning the info, and is, for this reason, a required process, even if the ensuing database isn't relational. that's, NoSQL doesn't suggest NoDataModeling!
  2. Know how NoSQL databases fluctuate from conventional relational databases, and the place MongoDB fits.
  3. Explore every one MongoDB item and understand how every one compares to their facts modeling and standard relational database opposite numbers, and examine the fundamentals of including, querying, updating, and deleting information in MongoDB.
  4. Practice a streamlined, template-driven method of acting conceptual, logical, and actual facts modeling. realize that information modeling doesn't regularly need to result in conventional info models!
  5. Distinguish top-down from bottom-up improvement ways and entire a top-down case learn which ties the entire modeling thoughts together.

This e-book is written for someone who's operating with, or should be operating with MongoDB, together with company analysts, information modelers, database directors, builders, undertaking managers, and information scientists. There are 3 sections:

  • In part I, Getting Started, we'll exhibit the facility of information modeling and the tight connections to information types that exist whilst designing any kind of database (Chapter 1), evaluate NoSQL with conventional relational databases and the place MongoDB suits (Chapter 2), discover every one MongoDB item and understand how each one compares to their information modeling and standard relational database opposite numbers (Chapter 3), and clarify the fundamentals of including, querying, updating, and deleting information in MongoDB (Chapter 4).
  • In part II, Levels of Granularity, we disguise Conceptual facts Modeling (Chapter 5), Logical info Modeling (Chapter 6), and actual info Modeling (Chapter 7). realize the "ing" on the finish of every of those chapters. We specialize in the method of creating every one of those types, that is the place we achieve crucial enterprise wisdom.
  • In part III, Case Study, we are going to clarify either most sensible down and backside up improvement techniques and battle through a best down case learn the place we commence with company standards and finish with the MongoDB database. this situation learn will tie jointly the entire recommendations within the prior seven chapters.

Nike Senior info Architect Ryan Smith wrote the foreword. Key issues are incorporated on the finish of every bankruptcy for you to toughen suggestions. moreover, this ebook is loaded with hands-on workouts, besides their solutions supplied in App A. App B comprises the entire book’s references and App C the

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Applications of Agent Technology in Traffic and by Franziska Klügl, Ana Bazzan, Sascha Ossowski

By Franziska Klügl, Ana Bazzan, Sascha Ossowski

Building potent and undemanding transportation platforms is among the titanic demanding situations for engineers within the twenty first century. there's an expanding have to comprehend, version, and govern such platforms at either the person (micro) and the society (macro) point. nonetheless, this increases major technical difficulties, as transportation structures could include millions of independent, "intelligent" entities that have to be simulated and/or managed. accordingly, site visitors and transportation eventualities are terribly beautiful for dispensed synthetic Intelligence, and (multi-) agent know-how specifically. This ebook provides an summary of contemporary advances in agent-based transportation structures. It contains either a cutting-edge survey and reviews on state of the art examine within the field.

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Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis by Peter Fettke, Peter Loos

By Peter Fettke, Peter Loos

Conceptual versions play an more and more very important function in all stages of the knowledge platforms lifestyles cycle. regardless of being very important for constructing info platforms, the modeling approach is usually source eating and defective. Reference Modeling for enterprise structures research addresses the issues by way of masking methodological matters and reference types for a number of industries, and introduces techniques and methods with concrete examples. Reference Modeling for enterprise structures research covers all elements of reference modeling, and gives foundations for model-driven structures improvement. This publication is helping to successfully reuse conceptual types and explains most sensible perform versions for production, retail, and digital company.

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Python for Finance by Yuxing Yan

By Yuxing Yan

Build real-life Python functions for quantitative finance and fiscal engineering with this booklet and ebook


  • Estimate marketplace probability, shape quite a few portfolios, and estimate their variance-covariance matrixes utilizing real-world data
  • Explains many monetary suggestions and buying and selling thoughts with the aid of graphs
  • A step by step instructional with many Python courses that can assist you the way to practice Python to finance

In Detail

Python is a unfastened and strong device that may be used to construct a monetary calculator and cost ideas, and will additionally clarify many buying and selling thoughts and try a number of hypotheses. This publication information the stairs had to retrieve time sequence facts from varied public information sources.

Python for Finance explores the fundamentals of programming in Python. it's a step by step educational that would train you, with the aid of concise, sensible courses, find out how to run numerous statistic checks. This e-book introduces you to the elemental options and operations with regards to Python. additionally, you will how one can estimate illiquidity, Amihud (2002), liquidity degree, Pastor and Stambaugh (2003), Roll unfold (1984), unfold in keeping with high-frequency info, beta (rolling beta), draw volatility smile and skewness, and build a binomial tree to cost American options.

This e-book is a hands-on advisor with easy-to-follow examples that will help you find out about alternative conception, quantitative finance, monetary modeling, and time sequence utilizing Python.

What you'll research from this book

  • Build a monetary calculator in accordance with Python
  • Learn the way to cost a number of different types of concepts resembling ecu, American, typical, lookback, and barrier options
  • Write Python courses to obtain information from Yahoo! Finance
  • Estimate returns and convert day-by-day returns into per month or annual returns
  • Form an n-stock portfolio and estimate its variance-covariance matrix
  • Estimate VaR (Value in danger) for a inventory or portfolio
  • Run CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing version) and the Fama-French 3-factor model
  • Learn tips to optimize a portfolio and draw an effective frontier
  • Conduct numerous statistic checks reminiscent of T-tests, F-tests, and normality tests


A hands-on advisor with easy-to-follow examples that can assist you find out about choice conception, quantitative finance, monetary modeling, and time sequence utilizing Python.

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Beginning Big Data with Power BI and Excel 2013 by Neil Dunlop

By Neil Dunlop

In starting tremendous information with energy BI and Excel 2013, you'll learn how to clear up company difficulties by way of tapping the ability of Microsoft's Excel and gear BI to import information from NoSQL and SQL databases and different assets, create relational information types, and research enterprise difficulties via subtle dashboards and data-driven maps. whereas starting gigantic info with energy BI and Excel 2013 covers favourite instruments resembling Hadoop and the NoSQL databases, it acknowledges that the majority small and medium-sized companies shouldn't have the large information processing wishes of a Netflix, objective, or fb. in its place, it indicates the best way to import info and use the self-service analytics on hand in Excel with energy BI. As you will see throughout the book's quite a few case examples, those instruments - that you already understand how to exploit - can practice some of the related services because the higher-end Apache instruments many folks think are required to hold out in mammoth facts tasks.

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A Delicate Balance: Portfolio Analysis and Management for by Eric Landree, Richard Silberglitt, Brian G. Chow, Lance

By Eric Landree, Richard Silberglitt, Brian G. Chow, Lance Sherry, Michael S. Tseng

This description of the appliance of the RAND Corporation1s PortMan portfolio research and administration technique and Delphi consensus-building approach for the nationwide safeguard service provider (NSA) info Sharing companies (ISS) department highlights how those tools permit the data-driven research of venture portfolios and the allocation of analysis and improvement (R&D) and operations and upkeep (O&M) assets in response to price, danger, and value.

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Data Center Handbook by Hwaiyu Geng

By Hwaiyu Geng

Information heart guide offers the basics, applied sciences, and most sensible practices in designing, developing and coping with challenge severe, power effective info facilities. the main complete unmarried resource advisor ever released during this box, with 36 chapters and over 350 illustrations written by way of 50 global type authors; bargains catastrophe administration concepts and classes discovered from 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and 2012 Superstorm Sandy; Discusses overseas criteria and standards, with contributions from specialists within the usa, Canada, uk, France, Sweden, Japan, Korea, and China.

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