• Business, Economics & Law
      October 2000

      Asymptotic Theory for Econometricians

      by Halbert White

      This book provides the tools and concepts necessary to study the behavior of econometric estimators and test statistics in large samples. An econometric estimator is a solution to an optimization problem; that is, a problem that requires a body of techniq

    • Computing & IT
      July 1997

      Automated Information Retrieval

      Theory and Methods

      by Valery J. Frants, Jacob Shapiro, Vladimir G. Voiskunskii

      Automated Information Retrieval" describes a fully automated Boolean System and gives special attention to theoretical problems in automatic retrieval of textual information. The book details algorithms in each process in the system, including those that

    • Business, Economics & Law
      April 1990

      Bargaining and Markets

      by Martin J. Osborne, Ariel Rubinstein

      The formal theory of bargaining originated with John Nash's work in the early 1950s. This book discusses two recent developments in this theory. The first uses the tool of extensive games to construct theories of bargaining in which time is modeled explic

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      December 1982

      Ceramics, Chronology and Community Patterns

      An Archaeological Study at Moundville

      by Vincas P. Steponaitis, Stuart Struever

      This book should prove useful to scholars in a variety of ways, for it deals with culture-historical, methodological, and evolutionary issues from shedding light on Moundville’s development. In addressing matters of culture history, the study presents a d

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      July 1982

      Communicating in the Classroom

      Conference - Papers

      by Louise Cherry Wilkinson

      This volume brings together a multidisciplinary perspective of recent work, both theoretical and empirical, on the use of language for communicating in the classroom. Among the contributors are psychologists, educators, linguists, sociologists and anthrop

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      December 1997

      Communicating Research

      by A. J. Meadows

      Communicating Research" explores how changing technologies affect academic research practices. The book begins with the rise of electronic media and fundamental changes in the dissemination of research. It then outlines the problems and concerns of resear

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 1989

      The Conceptual Foundations of Descriptive Cataloging

      by Elaine Svenonius

      Computer technology together with political and economic pressures for interlibrary cooperation are having far-reaching effects on online systems for bibliographic control. This work is a compendium of the current thought on how catalogs of the future can

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      January 1987

      Ethnographic Research

      A Guide to General Conduct

      by Roy Ellen

      Ethnographic Research: A Guide to General Conduct is the first in the ASA Research Methods series. This volume is about ethnographic research, the production of data, and the practical aspects of research practice. It is general and introductory in scope.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      April 1989

      Forecasting in Business and Economics

      by C. W. J. Granger

    • Business, Economics & Law
      December 1994

      Global Portfolio Diversification

      Risk Management, Market Microstructure, and Implementation Issues

      by Raj Aggarwal, David C. Schirm

      "Global Portfolio Diversification" synthesizes principal debates between analysts and academics. Covering subjects such as risk management, diversification and hedging strategies, deviations from market efficiency, and exchange rates, the book includes ca

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      June 1994

      Information Services for Innovative Organizations

      by Carmel Maguire, Edward John Kazlauskas, Anthony D. Weir

      This well-written guide for the design and management of information services is tailored to suit the needs of students in information services management, both in schools of library and information science and in schools of business management. It is als

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      October 1996

      Information Tasks

      Toward a User-centered Approach to Information Systems

      by Bryce Allen

      The user-centered approach is central to the creation of usable information systems, services, and institutions. Information system design should derive from user research into information needs, tasks accomplished in meeting those needs, and resources us

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      June 1991

      Library Technical Services

      Operations and Management

      by Irene P. Godden

      This revised Second Edition addresses developments that have transformed library operations in the recent past. In the technical services administration chapter, there is a new section on leadership and management style, strategic planning, managerial acc

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      December 2004

      Link Analysis

      An Information Science Approach

      by Mike Thelwall

      The web is central to many human activities and infringes on many others: at home, and at work, including education and research. Links between web sites can be used in information science and social science research as a valuable source of evidence about

    • Science & Mathematics
      September 1993

      Mathematics for Economists

      by William Novshek

      This text contains the mathematical material necessary as background for the topics covered in advanced microeconomics courses. It focuses on two key components of microeconomics - optimization subject to constraints and the development of comparative sta

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      September 2001

      Models for Library Management, Decision Making and Planning

      by Robert M. Hayes

      This book provides library managers with quantitative, qualitative, and descriptive models for decision-making, management, and planning. It consists of three major components: the application of standard 'workload factors', which provide the means for es

    • Business, Economics & Law
      March 1987

      Nonlinear Economic Dynamics

      by Jean-Michel Grandmont

      A timely work which represents a major reappraisal of business cycle theory. It revives, with the help of modern analytical techniques, an old theme of Keynesian macroeconomics, namely that market psychology (i.e., volatile expectations) may be a signific

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      June 1991

      Operations Research for Libraries and Information Agencies

      Techniques for the Evaluation of Management Decision Alternatives

      by Donald H. Kraft, Bert R. Boyce, Harold Borko, Elaine Svenonius

      This book is intended for those in the library community with an understanding of library processes and a desire to actually make use of scientific management techniques. The emphasis is on presenting insights into which tool may be appropriate for partic

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      May 2008

      Personnel Preparation

      by Thomas E. Scruggs

      Advances in knowledge of effective strategies for the treatment of learning and behavioral disabilities are of little use without highly trained and effective personnel to implement these strategies. In this volume, a number of internationally prominent a

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2005

      Power Laws in the Information Production Process

      Lotkaian Informetrics

      by Leo Egghe

      This book describes informetric results from the point of view of Lotkaian size-frequency functions, i.e. functions that are decreasing power laws. Explanations and examples of this model are given showing that it is the most important regularity amongst

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