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♥ Book Title : Regular matrix transformations
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♥ Book Title : Matrices and Transformations
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book presents an elementary and concrete approach to linear algebra that is both useful and essential for the beginning student and teacher of mathematics. Here are the fundamental concepts of matrix algebra, first in an intuitive framework and then in a more formal manner. A Variety of interpretations and applications of the elements and operations considered are included. In particular, the use of matrices in the study of transformations of the plane is stressed. The purpose of this book is to familiarize the reader with the role of matrices in abstract algebraic systems, and to illustrate its effective use as a mathematical tool in geometry. The first two chapters cover the basic concepts of matrix algebra that are important in the study of physics, statistics, economics, engineering, and mathematics. Matrices are considered as elements of an algebra. The concept of a linear transformation of the plane and the use of matrices in discussing such transformations are illustrated in Chapter #. Some aspects of the algebra of transformations and its relation to the algebra of matrices are included here. The last chapter on eigenvalues and eigenvectors contains material usually not found in an introductory treatment of matrix algebra, including an application of the properties of eigenvalues and eigenvectors to the study of the conics. Considerable attention has been paid throughout to the formulation of precise definitions and statements of theorems. The proofs of most of the theorems are included in detail in this book. Matrices and Transformations assumes only that the reader has some understanding of the basic fundamentals of vector algebra. Pettofrezzo gives numerous illustrative examples, practical applications, and intuitive analogies. There are many instructive exercises with answers to the odd-numbered questions at the back. The exercises range from routine computations to proofs of theorems that extend the theory of the subject. Originally written for a series concerned with the mathematical training of teachers, and tested with hundreds of college students, this book can be used as a class or supplementary text for enrichments programs at the high school level, a one-semester college course, individual study, or for in-service programs."Article| Anthony J. Pettofrezzo| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Transformations in Slavery
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book examines how indigenous African slavery developed within an international context."Article| Paul E. Lovejoy| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Exponential Transformation
☯ Full Synopsis : "Today’s top business challenge is adapting to accelerating technological change. We are in the early stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, characterized by the convergence of new exponentially advancing technologies that blur the lines between physical, digital and biological realms. The results are a complete uprooting of industries the world over as entire production, management, and governance systems are impacted. The best-selling book Exponential Organizations by Salim Ismail explained why we are seeing the emergence of a new kind of organization—the Exponential Organization—that thrives in the face of industry disruption and achieves its own exponential growth. Since the release of Exponential Organizations in 2014, Salim Ismail, Francisco Palao, and Michelle Lapierre have been working with leading organizations around the world (including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Visa, Stanley Black & Decker and Hewlett Packard) to help them apply Exponential Organization principles to avoid being disrupted and to take the lead in disrupting their own and other industries. The result is a ten-week process called the ExO Sprint that speeds up transformation while blocking the natural immune system response that organizations must overcome in order to successfully transform themselves. Salim's first bestseller was focused on why Exponential Organizations exist today. Exponential Transformation is a detailed handbook for applying Exponential Organization principles, giving individuals and organizations a step-by-step approach to follow to become their own ExO."Article| Salim Ismail| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Transformations of African Marriage
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♥ Book Title : The Theory of Transformations in Metals and Alloys
☯ Full Synopsis : "This work is a classic reference text for metallurgists, material scientists and crystallographers. The first edition was published in 1965. The first part of that edition was revised and re-published in 1975 and again in 1981. The present two-part set represents the eagerly awaited full revision by the author of his seminal work, now published as Parts I and II. Professor Christian was one of the founding fathers of materials science and highly respected worldwide. The new edition of his book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every materials science and engineering department. Suitable thermal and mechanical treatments will produce extensive rearrangements of the atoms in metals and alloys, and corresponding marked variations in physical and chemical properties. This book describes how such changes in the atomic configuration are effected, and discusses the associated kinetic and crystallographic features. It deals with areas such as lattice geometry, point defects, dislocations, stacking faults, grain and interphase boundaries, solid solutions, diffusion, etc. The first part covers the general theory while the second part is concerned with descriptions of specific types of transformations."Article| J.W. Christian| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Jacobians of Matrix Transformations and Functions of Matrix Argument
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book concentrates on the topic of evaluation of Jacobians in some specific linear as well as nonlinear matrix transformations, in the real and complex cases, which are widely applied in the statistical, physical, engineering, biological and social sciences. It aims to develop some techniques systematically so that anyone with a little exposure to multivariable calculus can easily follow the steps and understand the various methods by which the Jacobians in complicated matrix transformations are evaluated. The material is developed slowly, with lots of worked examples, aimed at self-study. Some exercises are also given, at the end of each section.The book is a valuable reference for statisticians, engineers, physicists, econometricians, applied mathematicians and people working in many other areas. It can be used for a one-semester graduate level course on Jacobians and functions of matrix argument."Article| A. M. Mathai| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys, Third Edition (Revised Reprint)
☯ Full Synopsis : "In the decade since the first edition of this popular text was published, the metallurgical field has undergone rapid developments in many sectors. Nonetheless, the underlying principles governing these developments remain the same. A textbook that presents these advances within the context of the fundamentals is greatly needed by instructors in the field Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys, Second Edition maintains the simplicity that undergraduate instructors and students have come to appreciate while updating and expanding coverage of recently developed methods and materials. The book is effectively divided into two parts. The beginning chapters contain the background material necessary for understanding phase transformations - thermodynamics, kinetics, diffusion theory and the structure and properties of interfaces. The following chapters deal with specific transformations - solidification, diffusional transformation in solids and diffusionless transformation. Case studies of engineering alloys are incorporated to provide a link between theory and practice. New additions include an extended list of further reading at the end of each chapter and a section containing complete solutions to all exercises in the book Designed for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students of metallurgy, materials science, or engineering materials, this is an ideal textbook for both students and instructors."Article| David A. Porter| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations
☯ Full Synopsis : "David Lewin's Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations is recognized as the seminal work paving the way for current studies in mathematical and systematic approaches to music analysis. Lewin, one of the 20th century's most prominent figures in music theory, pushes the boundaries of the study of pitch-structure beyond its conception as a static system for classifying and inter-relating chords and sets. Known by most music theorists as "GMIT", the book is by far the most significant contribution to the field of systematic music theory in the last half-century, generating the framework for the "transformational theory" movement. Appearing almost twenty years after GMIT's initial publication, this Oxford University Press edition features a previously unpublished preface by David Lewin, as well as a foreword by Edward Gollin contextualizing the work's significance for the current field of music theory."Article| David Lewin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Bäcklund and Darboux Transformations
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book is devoted to a classical topic that has undergone rapid and fruitful development over the past 25 years, namely Backlund and Darboux transformations and their applications in the theory of integrable systems, also known as soliton theory. The book consists of two parts. The first is a series of introductory pedagogical lectures presented by leading experts in the field. They are devoted respectively to Backlund transformations of Painleve equations, to the dressing methodand Backlund and Darboux transformations, and to the classical geometry of Backlund transformations and their applications to soliton theory. The second part contains original contributions that represent new developments in the theory and applications of these transformations. Both the introductorylectures and the original talks were presented at an International Workshop that took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada). This volume covers virtually all recent developments in the theory and applications of Backlund and Darboux transformations."Article| A. A. Coley| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : China's Transformations
☯ Full Synopsis : "This successor volume to China beyond the Headlines takes the reader even farther beyond the "front stage" to explore a China few Westerners have seen. Seeking to bridge the gap between what specialists understand and the general public believes, the contributors challenge readers to move past the usual images of China presented by the media and to think about shared problems. In an entirely new set of essays, they explore such critical issues as environmental degradation, nationalism, unemployment, film and literature, news reporting, the Internet, sex tourism, and the costs of the economic boom to vividly portray the complexity of life in contemporary China and how surprisingly often it speaks to the American experience."Article| Lionel M. Jensen| Statement ..."