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Invited Lectures from the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education

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Book Series: ICME-13 Monographs ISSN: 2520-8322 ISBN: 9783319721699 9783319721705 Year: Pages: 786 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72170-5 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature Grant: Universität Hamburg
Subject: Mathematics --- Education
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The book presents the Invited Lectures given at 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13). ICME-13 took place from 24th- 31st July 2016 at the University of Hamburg in Hamburg (Germany). The congress was hosted by the Society of Didactics of Mathematics (Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Mathematik - GDM) and took place under the auspices of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI). ICME-13 – the biggest ICME so far - brought together about 3500 mathematics educators from 105 countries, additionally 250 teachers from German speaking countries met for specific activities. The scholars came together to share their work on the improvement of mathematics education at all educational levels.. The papers present the work of prominent mathematics educators from all over the globe and give insight into the current discussion in mathematics education. The Invited Lectures cover a wide spectrum of topics, themes and issues and aim to give direction to future research towards educational improvement in the teaching and learning of mathematics education. This book is of particular interest to researchers, teachers and curriculum developers in mathematics education.

Graph Theory - Advanced Algorithms and Applications

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ISBN: 9789535137726 9789535137733 9789535139843 Year: Pages: 194 DOI: 10.5772/65595 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Mathematics
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This book is prepared as a combination of the manuscripts submitted by respected mathematicians and scientists around the world. As an editor, I truly enjoyed reading each manuscript. Not only will the methods and explanations help you to understand more about graph theory, but I also hope you will find it joyful to discover ways that you can apply graph theory in your scientific field. I believe the book can be read from the beginning to the end at once. However, the book can also be used as a reference guide in order to turn back to it when it is needed. I have to mention that this book assumes the reader to have a basic knowledge about graph theory. The very basics of the theory and terms are not explained at the beginner level. I hope this book will support many applied and research scientists from different scientific fields.

Kalman Filters - Theory for Advanced Applications

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ISBN: 9789535138273 9789535138280 9789535140382 Year: Pages: 314 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68249 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Mathematics --- Mechanical Engineering
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This book presents recent issues on theory and practice of Kalman filters, with a comprehensive treatment of a selected number of concepts, techniques, and advanced applications. From an interdisciplinary point of view, the contents from each chapter bring together an international scientific community to discuss the state of the art on Kalman filter-based methodologies for adaptive/distributed filtering, optimal estimation, dynamic prediction, nonstationarity, robot navigation, global navigation satellite systems, moving object tracking, optical communication systems, and active power filters, among others. The theoretical and methodological foundations combined with extensive experimental explanation make this book a reference suitable for students, practicing engineers, and researchers in sciences and engineering.

New Insights into Bayesian Inference

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ISBN: 9781789230925 9781789230932 Year: Pages: 140 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70722 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Mathematics
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This book is an introduction to the mathematical analysis of Bayesian decision-making when the state of the problem is unknown but further data about it can be obtained. The objective of such analysis is to determine the optimal decision or solution that is logically consistent with the preferences of the decision-maker, that can be analyzed using numerical utilities or criteria with the probabilities assigned to the possible state of the problem, such that these probabilities are updated by gathering new information.

Particle Swarm Optimization with Applications

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ISBN: 9781789231489 9781789231496 Year: Pages: 110 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69826 Language: English
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Subject: Mathematics
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This book is intended to gather recent studies on particle swarm optimization (PSO). In this book, readers can find the recent theoretical developments and applications on PSO algorithm. From the theoretical aspect, PSO has preserved its popularity because of the fast convergence rate, and a lot of hybrid algorithms have recently been developed in order to increase the performance of the algorithm. At the same time, PSO has also been used to solve different kinds of engineering optimization problems. In this book, a reader can find engineering applications of PSO, such as environmental economic dispatch and grid computing.

Optimization Algorithms - Examples

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ISBN: 9781789236767 9781789236774 Year: Pages: 146 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71370 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Mathematics
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This book presents examples of modern optimization algorithms. The focus is on a clear understanding of underlying studied problems, understanding described algorithms by a broad range of scientists and providing (computational) examples that a reader can easily repeat.

Perturbation Methods with Applications in Science and Engineering

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ISBN: 9781789842555 9781789842562 Year: Pages: 168 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72260 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Mathematics
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The governing equations of mathematical, chemical, biological, mechanical and economical models are often nonlinear and too complex to be solved analytically. Perturbation theory provides effective tools for obtaining approximate analytical solutions to a wide variety of such nonlinear problems, which may include differential or difference equations. In this book, we aim to present the recent developments and applications of the perturbation theory for treating problems in applied mathematics, physics and engineering. The eight chapters cover a variety of topics related to perturbation methods. The book is intended to draw attention of researchers and scientist in academia and industry.

Modern Mathematics Education for Engineering Curricula in Europe

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ISBN: 9783319714165 Year: Pages: 196 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-71416-5 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Education
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This open access book provides a comprehensive overview of the core subjects comprising mathematical curricula for engineering studies in five European countries and identifies differences between two strong traditions of teaching mathematics to engineers. The collective work of experts from a dozen universities critically examines various aspects of higher mathematical education. The two EU Tempus-IV projects – MetaMath and MathGeAr – investigate the current methodologies of mathematics education for technical and engineering disciplines. The projects aim to improve the existing mathematics curricula in Russian, Georgian and Armenian universities by introducing modern technology-enhanced learning (TEL) methods and tools, as well as by shifting the focus of engineering mathematics education from a purely theoretical tradition to a more applied paradigm. MetaMath and MathGeAr have brought together mathematics educators, TEL specialists and experts in education quality assurance form 21 organizations across six countries. The results of a comprehensive comparative analysis of the entire spectrum of mathematics courses in the EU, Russia, Georgia and Armenia has been conducted, have allowed the consortium to pinpoint and introduce several modifications to their curricula while preserving the generally strong state of university mathematics education in these countriesThe book presents the methodology, procedure and results of this analysis. This book is a valuable resource for teachers, especially those teaching mathematics, and curriculum planners for engineers, as well as for a general audience interested in scientific and technical higher education.

Complexity in Biological and Physical Systems - Bifurcations, Solitons and Fractals

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ISBN: 9781789230505 9781789230512 Year: Pages: 202 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68687 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Mathematics
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Modeling and simulating biological and physical systems are nowadays active branches of science. The diversity and complexity of behaviors and patterns present in the natural world have their reciprocity in life systems. Bifurcations, solitons and fractals are some of these ubiquitous structures that can be indistinctively identified in many models with the most diverse applications, from microtubules with an essential role in the maintenance and the shaping of cells, to the nano/microscale structure in disordered systems determined with small-angle scattering techniques. This book collects several works in this direction, giving an overview of some models and theories, which are useful for the study and analysis of complex biological and physical systems. It can provide a good guidance for physicists with interest in biology, applied research scientists and postgraduate students.

Nonlinear Systems - Modeling, Estimation, and Stability

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Book Series: Nonlinear Systems ISSN: 26315335 ISBN: 9781789234046 9781789234053 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 262 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71815 Language: English
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Subject: Mathematics
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This book focuses on several key aspects of nonlinear systems including dynamic modeling, state estimation, and stability analysis. It is intended to provide a wide range of readers in applied mathematics and various engineering disciplines an excellent survey of recent studies of nonlinear systems. With its thirteen chapters, the book brings together important contributions from renowned international researchers to provide an excellent survey of recent studies of nonlinear systems. The first section consists of eight chapters that focus on nonlinear dynamic modeling and analysis techniques, while the next section is composed of five chapters that center on state estimation methods and stability analysis for nonlinear systems.

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