Mathematical and Computational Modeling: With Applications in Natural and Social Sciences, Engineering, and the Arts

Front Cover
Roderick Melnik
John Wiley & Sons, May 18, 2015 - Mathematics - 336 pages

Illustrates the application of mathematical and computational modeling in a variety of disciplines

With an emphasis on the interdisciplinary nature of mathematical and computational modeling, Mathematical and Computational Modeling: With Applications in the Natural and Social Sciences, Engineering, and the Arts features chapters written by well-known, international experts in these fields and presents readers with a host of state-of-the-art achievements in the development of mathematical modeling and computational experiment methodology. The book is a valuable guide to the methods, ideas, and tools of applied and computational mathematics as they apply to other disciplines such as the natural and social sciences, engineering, and technology. Mathematical and Computational Modeling: With Applications in the Natural and Social Sciences, Engineering, and the Arts also features:

  • Rigorous mathematical procedures and applications as the driving force behind mathematical innovation and discovery
  • Numerous examples from a wide range of disciplines to emphasize the multidisciplinary application and universality of applied mathematics and mathematical modeling
  • Original results on both fundamental theoretical and applied developments in diverse areas of human knowledge
  • Discussions that promote interdisciplinary interactions between mathematicians, scientists, and engineers
Mathematical and Computational Modeling: With Applications in the Natural and Social Sciences, Engineering, and the Arts is an ideal resource for professionals in various areas of mathematical and statistical sciences, modeling and simulation, physics, computer science, engineering, biology and chemistry, industrial, and computational engineering. The book also serves as an excellent textbook for graduate courses in mathematical modeling, applied mathematics, numerical methods, operations research, and optimization.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Magnetic Vortices Abrikosov Lattices and Automorphic
19
CONTENTS
20
Numerical Challenges in a CholeskyDecomposed Local Correlation
59
CONTENTS ix
92
MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL MODELS IN LIFE
99
The Need for More Integrated Epidemic Modeling with Emphasis
121
References
129
Quantifying
137
References
185
CONTENTS xi
192
9
222
Harmonic Analysis
254
CONTENTS
264
MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
273
Modeling Musical Rhythm Mutations with Geometric Quantization
299
INDEX
309

NLSA Algorithms for Decomposition of Spatiotemporal Data
163

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2015)

Roderick Melnik, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, where he is also Tier I Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Modeling. He is internationally known for his research in computational and applied mathematics, numerical analysis, and mathematical modeling for scientific and engineering applications. Dr. Melnik is the recipient of many awards, including a number of prestigious fellowships in Italy, Denmark, England and Spain. He has published over 300 refereed research papers and has served on editorial boards of numerous international journals and book series. Currently, Dr. Melnik is Director of the MS2Discovery Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Waterloo, Canada.

Bibliographic information