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By Karl A. Fox (auth.), Karl A. Fox, Jati K. Sengupta, G. V. L. Narasimham (eds.)

These essays in honor of Professor Gerhard Tintner are substantial contributions to 3 components of econometrics, (1) fiscal versions and applications,. (2) estimation, and (3) stochastic programming, in every one of which he has worked with amazing luck. His personal paintings has prolonged into multivariate research, the natural concept of decision-making below un­ sure bet, and different fields which aren't touched upon the following for purposes of area and concentration. therefore, this assortment is acceptable to his pursuits yet covers less than their complete variety. Professor Tintner's contributions to econometrics via instructing, writing, modifying, lecturing and consulting were different and inter­ nationwide. we've attempted to spotlight them in "The Econometric paintings of Gerhard Tintner" and to put them in historic standpoint in "The Invisible Revolution in Economics: Emergence of a Mathematical technological know-how. " Professor Tintner's profession to this point has spanned the organizational lifetime of the Econometric Society and his contributions were approximately coextensive with its scope. His relevant books and articles as much as 1968 are indexed within the "Selected Bibliography. " Professor Tintner's present learn consists of the elaborate difficulties of specification and alertness of stochastic strategies to monetary platforms, fairly to development, diffusion of expertise, and optimum regulate. As continuously, he's relocating with the econometric frontier and a component to the frontier is relocating with him. IV of the editors wrote dissertations lower than Professor Tintner's sup- imaginative and prescient; the 3rd knew him as a colleague and friend.

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By Howard Zinn

Historian, activist, and bestselling writer Howard Zinn has been interviewed by way of David Barsamian for public radio a number of instances over the last decade. Original Zinn is a set in their conversations, showcasing the acclaimed writer of A People's historical past of the United States at his most attractive and provocative.

concerning such different issues because the American struggle desktop, civil disobedience, the significance of reminiscence and remembering heritage, and the position of artists—from Langston Hughes to Dalton Trumbo to Bob Dylan—in relation to social switch, Original Zinn is Zinn at his irrepressible most sensible, the intense conception of a pupil whose amazing wisdom and probing mind make historical past quick and proper for us all.

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By Martin Morlock, Christoph Schwindt, Norbert Trautmann, Jürgen Zimmermann

This choice of essays is devoted to Professor Klaus Neumann, Head and Chair of the Institute for fiscal conception and Operations study WiOR on the collage of Karlsruhe. at the get together of his emeritation, disciples, colleagues, medical partners, and associates coming from dif ferent fields have contributed their views on Operations examine to shape a wide view at the self-discipline. The papers are prepared in 4 elements on optimization, OR in construction and repair administration, OR in logistics, and interdisciplinary ways. We thank all of the authors for his or her participation in publishing this quantity. Mrs. Ute Wrasmann from Deutscher Universitats-Verlag merits credits for her curiosity and assis tance in this undertaking. ultimately, we wish to specific our gratitude to PTV Planung shipping Verkehr AG in Karlsruhe and to various former WiOR colleagues for his or her monetary help. Klaus Neumann was once born in Liegnitz (Silesia) in 1937. promenade 1955 to 1961 he studied arithmetic on the Technical Universities of Dresden and Munich. His first paper on analog pcs and dynamic programming used to be released lower than years later. In 1964 he received a Ph. D. in arithmetic lower than the supervision of Josef Heinhold in Munich. After a two-year remain in undefined, he lower back to his alma mater, engaged on the fields of dynamic optimization and keep an eye on theory."

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By Nikolaj Bjørner (auth.), Cliff B. Jones, Zhiming Liu, Jim Woodcock (eds.)

This Festschrift quantity is released to honour either Dines Bjørner and Zhou Chaochen at the social gathering in their seventieth birthdays in October and November 2007. the quantity contains 25 refereed papers by way of major researchers, present and previous colleagues, who congregated at a celebratory symposium held in Macao, China, through the foreign Colloquium on Theoretical points of Computing, ICTAC 2007.

The papers disguise a wide spectrum of matters, from foundational and theoretical themes to algorithms and structures concerns and to purposes, comprising formal equipment, structures modelling, hybrid and real-time structures, specification and verification, in addition to period temporal logic.

Dines Bjørner is understood for his many contributions to the idea and perform of formal tools for software program engineering with specified specialise in abstraction and modelling, specification of platforms and languages, and domain names, requisites, and software program layout.

Zhou Chaochen is understood for his seminal contributions to the idea and perform of timed and hybrid systems.

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By Roald Ramer (auth.), Prof. Dr. Cars H. Hommes, Dr. Roald Ramer, Prof. Dr. Cees A. Withagen (eds.)

This booklet comprises essays in honour of Claus Weddepohl who, after 22 years, is retiring as professor of mathematical economics on the division of Quantitative Economics of the collage of Amsterdam. Claus Weddepohl could be considered as th~ first Dutch mathematical economist within the basic equi­ librium culture of Arrow, Debreu and Hahn. The essays during this booklet are established round the topics Equilibrium, Markets and Dynamics, which have been on the middle of Weddepohl's paintings on mathematical economics for greater than 3 many years. The essays were categorized in line with those 3 topics. Admittedly this type of class consistently is a little arbitrary, and such a lot essays could in truth healthy into or maybe all 3 subject matters. The essays were written via overseas in addition to Dutch associates and associates together with Weddepohl's former Ph. D. scholars. The publication starts off with a overview of Claus Weddepohl's paintings through Roald Ramer, who has been operating with him in Amsterdam for all these years. The evaluate describes how Weddepohl turned occupied with common equilibrium concept within the early phases of his profession, how he has been engaged on the speculation of markets all through his occupation, and the way he grew to become to functions of nonlinear dynamics to cost adjustment procedures in a later level of his profession. the 1st a part of the ebook, Equilibrium, collects essays with normal equilib­ rium concept because the major theme.

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By Jennifer Cognard-Black

Whether a five-star chef or starting home cook, any connoisseur is familiar with that recipes are way over a suite of directions on find out how to make a dish. they're culture-keepers in addition to culture-makers, either recording thoughts and fostering new ones.
 
Organized like a cookbook, Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal is a set of yankee literature written at the subject of foodstuff: from an invocation to a last toast, from starters to cakes. All nutrition literatures are indebted to the shape and objective of cookbooks, and every part starts with an excerpt from an influential American cookbook, progressing chronologically from the overdue 1700s in the course of the ultra-modern, together with such favorites as American Cookery, the Joy of Cooking, and Mastering the paintings of French Cooking. The literary works inside of every one part are an extension of those cookbooks, whereas the cookbook excerpts in flip turn into items of literature—forms of storytelling and memory-making all their own.
 
Each part deals a tasty collection of poetry, prose, and essays, and the decisions all contain not less than one tempting recipe to appeal to readers to cook this book. together with writing from such notables as Maya Angelou, James Beard, Alice B. Toklas, Sherman Alexie, Nora Ephron, M.F.K. Fisher, and Alice Waters, between many others, Books That Cook reveals the variety of how authors include recipes—whether the recipe flavors the tale or the tale serves so as to add spice to the recipe. Books That Cook is a suite to serve scholars and academics of meals reviews in addition to any epicure who enjoys an excellent meal along a good book.

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By Enzo Paci (auth.), F. J. Smith, Erling Eng (eds.)

In an age that is supposedly experiencing a sexual revolution, a quantity of considerate essays on eros isn't just no longer misplaced yet probably is a good contribution to the certainty of contempor­ ary guy. It was once the conviction of the editors that the clinical view of sexuality, as promoted in such invaluable reviews as these carried out by way of Masters and Johnson, wanted massive complement and in line with­ spective. the point of view is right here supplied by means of writers from either Europe and the United States, authors from a variety of fields, comparable to philosophy, psychology, or even musicology, all of whom are united, in that their method of the matter of eros is phenomenologically orientated. at the start it may good look unusual that musicology might have a lot to claim approximately eros. it truly is actual, musicology has been the "science" of tune, at the least in cause. but in a bigger view of the self-discipline, philo­ sophical and aesthetic difficulties also are vital to it, and this rather if we trust Enzo Paci, that our very tradition will depend on eros. absolutely musical tradition, as mentioned by way of Kierkegaard, is the embodiment of what western civilization has referred to as sensuality; and Mozart's Don Giovanni is its incarnation. at the floor it's more straightforward for us to know the paintings of the thinker during this zone; and, in fact, one expects the psychologist to accommodate sexuality extra explicitly than someone else.

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A conventional view of voluntary motion, belief and verbal exchange is that every of them comprises specified components, one internal or psychological and one outer or actual. Voluntary motion is held to include an internal act of prepared, a "volition", and a physically circulation one way or the other produced by means of the volition. belief is held to happen while whatever within the "external" international in some way will get represented within the brain. verbal exchange is related to contain the interpretation of rules or innovations into phrases or sentences, and again back. The 17 papers during this quantity represent a sustained assault on those dualist theories, and a defence of other debts, extra based on how we more often than not speak and imagine.

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