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Probability & Measure Theory - Robert B. Ash, Catherine A. Doleans-DadeProbability and Measure Theory, Second Edition, is a text for a graduate-level course in probability that includes essential background topics in analysis. It provides extensive coverage of conditional probability and expectation, strong laws of large numbers, martingale theory, the central limit theorem, ergodic theory, and Brownian motion. * Clear, readable style * Solutions to many problems presented in text * Solutions manual for instructors * Material new to the second edition on ergodic theory, Brownian motion, and convergence theorems used in statistics * No knowledge of general topology
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November
Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey - Walter A. Elwell, Robert W. YarbroughA revision of a groundbreaking New Testament survey with full-color illustrations, multimedia interactive CD, engaging text, and educational tools.
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November
A Book of Abstract Algebra - Charles C. PinterAccessible but rigorous, this outstanding text encompasses all of the topics covered by a typical course in elementary abstract algebra. Its easy-to-read treatment offers an intuitive approach, featuring informal discussions followed by thematically arranged exercises. Intended for undergraduate courses in abstract algebra, it is suitable for junior- and senior-level math majors and future math teachers. This second edition features additional exercises to improve student familiarity with applications. An introductory chapter traces concepts of abstract algebra from their historical roots.
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November
The Little, Brown Compact Handbook - Jane E. Aaron"The Little, Brown Compact Handbook "provides reliable and thorough coverage of handbook basics--the writing process, grammar and usage, research and documentation--while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading, academic writing, argument, writing in the disciplines, and public writing. Widely used by both experienced and inexperienced writers, "The Little, Brown Compact Handbook "works as both a comprehensive classroom text and an accessible reference guide.
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November
Go! with Microsoft Office 2013 Volume 2 - Shelley Gaskin, Carol Martin, Nancy Graviett, Suzanne Marks, Debra Geoghan"GO! with Office 2013 "is the right solution for students in today's fast-moving, mobile environment. The "GO!" Series content focuses on the real-world job skills students need to succeed in the workforce. They learn Office by working step-by-step through practical job-related projects that put the core functionality of Office in context. And, as has always been true of the "GO! "Series, students learn the important concepts when they need them, and they never get lost in instruction, because the "GO!" Series uses Microsoft procedural syntax. Students learn how and learn why--at the teachable
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November
Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences - Alan Agresti, Barbara FinlayAgresti and Finley present statistical methods in a style that emphasizes their concepts and their application to the social sciences rather than the mathematics and computational details behind them. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4e presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal (lowest-level high-school algebra). This text may be used in a one or two course sequence. Such sequences are commonly required of social science
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November
Extreme Deviance - Erich GoodeMost primary deviation is of transitory significance and involves a fairly insignificant punishment. Extreme Deviance focuses on behavior, beliefs, and traits that are so serious as to generate, in the words of Edwin Lemert, secondary deviation. Editors Erich Goode and D. Angus Vail tunnel to the core of the subject by emphasizing a set of central lessons, offering edgy, pedagogically dramatic illustrations of principles that are contained in no other collection of readings. The book is complete with vocabularies of motive, deviance neutralization, the acquisition of a deviant identity, and the
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November
Documents for the Study of the Gospels - David R. CartlidgeThis collection of freshly translated texts leads to a new appreciation of the richness and variety of the religious world within which Christianity emerged as a powerful new force. Bringing together for the first time under a single cover documents from Jewish, Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Syrian, and little-known early Christian sources, the material is arranged to bring out as clearly as possible the ways in which early Christian worship of Jesus Christ as Savior and God both echoed contemporary worship of other savior gods and at the same time stood in sharp contrast to such worship. This revised
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Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis - Paul W. GlimcherA new academic field, neuroeconomics, has emerged at the border of the social and natural sciences. In Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis, Paul Glimcher argues that a meaningful interdisciplinary synthesis of the study of human and animal choice is not only desirable, but also well underway, and so it is time to formally develop a foundational approach for the field. He does so by laying the philosophical and empirical groundwork and integrating the theory of choice and valuation with the relevant physical constraints and mechanisms. While there has been an intense debate about the value and