Unlike classical mixture models that are limited by the assumption that each object or individual belongs to only one mixture component, mixed membership models handle various data structures and multivariate data of mixed types, including longitudinal, sparse, and relational data structures. A...
To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The Cognitive Basis of Social Perception
Originally published in 1980, this title came about after many late night discussions between the authors during a 3-week workshop on Mathematical Approaches to Person Perception in 1974. In subsequent meetings a mutual interest emerged in the development of cognitive information processing...
To Be Published April 15th 2014 by Psychology Press
A Study Across Three Areas
Series: Routledge Revivals
Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling had become a major...
Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge
With Strategic Planning for Private Higher Education you will improve your effectiveness in strategic planning to ensure the growth, success, and viability of your institution. The book’s emphasis on tested techniques and the examples from the authors’experiences in leading several private...
Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge
Stagflation - Volume 2
First published in 1983, this is the second of two volumes on the causes and cure of stagflation – that combination of mass unemployment and rapid inflation that is currently afflicting the mixed economies of the industrially developed world. The authors deplore the unemployment due to the failure...
Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge
Energy, Heat and Signal Flow
Series: Computation in Chemistry
Computational modeling can provide a wealth of insight into how energy flow in proteins mediates protein function. Computational methods can also address fundamental questions related to molecular signaling and energy flow in proteins. Proteins: Energy, Heat and Signal Flow presents...
Published September 27th 2009 by CRC Press
Sampling and Characterization of Below-ground Biodiversity
This practical handbook describes sampling and laboratory assessment methods for the biodiversity of a number of key functional groups of soil organisms, including insects, earthworms, nematodes, fungi and bacteria. The methods have been assembled and the protocols drafted by a number of scientists...
Published September 29th 2008 by Routledge
Life and Design
Focusing on how a machine "feels" and behaves while operating, Machine Elements: Life and Design seeks to impart both intellectual and emotional comprehension regarding the "life" of a machine. It presents a detailed description of how machines elements function, seeking to form a sympathetic...
Published September 13th 2007 by CRC Press
Series: Neurological Disease and Therapy
An up-to-date survey of the major dementing disorders, this guide provides the most recent clinical, epidemiological, and neurodiagnostic information related to the care and treatment of dementing illnesses-addressing subjects of vital importance such as ethics, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, and...
Published June 12th 2006 by CRC Press
Emergency Response and Public Protection
This book provides guidance on measures that should be considered to protect human lives from terrorist activities involving nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. It provides a historical summary of the development and use of these weapons, and continues with a detailed discussion of the types...
Published June 25th 2003 by CRC Press