1、《Tensors: Geometry and Applications》

【作者】J.M. Landsberg.

【索书号】O19 K66N 2011

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【推荐理由】Tensors are ubiquitous in the sciences. The geometry of tensors is both a powerful tool for extracting information from data sets, and a beautiful subject in its own right. This book has three intended uses: a classroom textbook, a reference work for researchers in the sciences, and an account of classical and modern results in (aspects of) the theory that will be of interest to researchers in geometry. For classroom use, there is a modern introduction to multilinear algebra and to the geometry and representation theory needed to study tensors, including a large number of exercises. For researchers in the sciences, there is information on tensors in table format for easy reference and a summary of the state of the art in elementary language. This is the first book containing many classical results regarding tensors. Particular applications treated in the book include the complexity of matrix multiplication, P versus NP, signal processing, phylogenetics, and algebraic statistics. For geometers, there is material on secant varieties, G-varieties, spaces with finitely many orbits and how these objects arise in applications, discussions of numerous open questions in geometry arising in applications, and expositions of advanced topics such as the proof of the Alexander-Hirschowitz theorem and of the Weyman-Kempf method for computing syzygies.

2、《Zeta and q-Zeta Functions and Associated Series and Integrals》

【作者】H.M. Srivastava, Junesang Choi.

【索书号】O156.4 S774Z 2012

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【推荐理由】Zeta and "q-"Zeta Functions and Associated Series and Integrals is a thoroughly revised, enlarged and updated version of Series Associated with the Zeta and Related Functions.

Many of the chapters and sections of the book have been significantly modified or rewritten and a new chapter on the theory and applications of the basic (or q-) extensions of various Special Functions is included. This book will be invaluable as it covers not only detailed and systematic presentations of the theory and applications of the various methods and techniques used in dealing with many different classes of series and integrals associated with the Zeta and related functions but stimulating historical accounts of a large number of problems and well-classified tables of series and integrals.

Detailed and systematic presentations of the theory and applications of the various methods and techniques used in dealing with many different classes of series and integrals associated with the Zeta and related functions

3、《International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology》

【作者】Kwang W. Jeon.

【索书号】Q2 I61N V.272 2009

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【推荐理由】Presents advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology - both plant and animal. This title includes articles that address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth.

4、《Advances in Microbial Physiology》

【作者】Robert K. Poole

【索书号】 Q935 A244A V.27

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【推荐理由】Advances in Microbial Physiology is one of the most successful and prestigious series from Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier. It publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting physiology to include all material that contributes to our understanding of how microorganisms and their component parts work.

First published in 1967, it is now in its 55th volume. The Editors have always striven to interpret microbial physiology in the broadest context and have never restricted the contents to traditional views of whole cell physiology. Now edited by Professor Robert Poole, University of Sheffield, Advances in Microbial Physiology continues to be an influential and very well reviewed series.

* 2007 impact factor of 4.9, placing it 13th in the highly competitive category of microbiology

* Contributions by leading international scientists

* The latest research in microbial physiology

5、《Cellular RNA Interference Mechanisms》

【作者】Dirk Grimm

【索书号】Q522 C393C 2011

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【推荐理由】Explores recent advances in basic research on cellular RNA interference mechanisms and how this knowledge is leading to advances in the various fields. This book provides: a forum for discussion of new discoveries, approaches, and ideas; contributions from scholars and industry experts; and, reference guide for researchers in molecular biology.

6、《Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Volume 168》

【作者】Peter W. Hawkes

【索书号】O46 A244A V.168 2011

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【推荐理由】Features articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science and digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy, and the computing methods used in all these domains.

7、《Fundamentals Of Fluid Dynamics》

【作者】S Agarwal

【索书号】O35 A261F 2011

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【推荐理由】Writing a book is a lonely and teresome task. It requires a lot of reading, writing typing and editing before you set a book. Basic concept of fluid dynamics is one of the most attractive specialization for graduates, post graduates and engineering students. This book is an attempt to bridge the gap that most of the available books in this subject seem to inherit and fail to the cover recent development in a systematic manner. The coverage of the examples and industrial application. Sufficient core has been taken to present the recent developments and trend in each area.

8、《Soil, Plant, Water and Fertilizer Analysis》

【作者】Shagufta

【索书号】S151.9 S525S 2011

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【推荐理由】This book titled Soil, Plant, Water and Fertilizer Analysis is an attempt to understand soil, plant-water and fertilizer analysis in a comprehensive way. This book also deals with all the related principles, concepts and practices which encompass this areas of study. This book also seeks to understand the related conditions and interaction patterns. The technical information contained herein will prove useful to students, teachers, scientists. This book will also be of interest to technicians working in the field of biological and applied sciences, more specifically, in the fields of soil science, agronomy, horticulture, environmental science, plant science, geology, hydrology, microbiology and forestry. It will also prove as a tool for soil testing, quality control and research laboratories of related fields. This book analyzes factors, such as: physical analysis of soil; chemical analysis of soil and plant; assessment of soil; soil fertility; soil testing; soil-plant-atmosphere-water continuum; significance of plant nutrients and soils for plant growth; soil-water system; water needs of crop system; irrigation water; irrigation water quality; sources of pollution; water pollutants, fertilizers and manures; fertilizer and fertilizer production sources. In addition, this book makes a detailed assessment of related analytical tools and techniques. Therefore, it provides readers with of some of the tested and widely used analytical method of characterizing soil, plant-water and fertilizer. The book also deals with procedures of quantifying various physical and chemical properties of soil, water and fertilizers as well as chemical composition of plant material.

9、《Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science》

【作者】Roald Hoffmann , Iain Boyd Whyte

【索书号】N05 B573B 2011

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【推荐理由】Throughout its long history, and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement, the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment, offering the prospect of transcending the limits of measurement, even imagination. The best of science makes genuine claims to the sublime. For in science, as in art, every day brings the entirely new, the extreme, and the unrepresentable. How does one depict negative mass, for example, or the folding of a protein that is contagious? Can one capture emergent phenomena as they emerge? Science is continually faced with describing that which is beyond.

This book, through contributions from nine prominent scholars, tackles that challenge. The explorations within Beyond the Finite range from the images taken by the Hubble Telescope to David Bohm's quantum romanticism, from Kant and Burke to a "downward spiraling infinity" of the 21st century sublime, all lucid yet transcendent. Squarely positioned at the interface between science and art, this volume's chapters capture a remarkable variety of perspectives, with neuroscience, chemistry, astronomy, physics, film, painting and music discussed in relation to the sublime experience, topics surely to peak the interest of academics and students studying the sublime in various disciplines.

10、《The Real Men in Black: Evidence, Famous Cases, and True Stories of These Mysterious Men and Their Connection to UFO Phenomena》

【作者】 Nick Redfern

【索书号】 V11 R315R 2011

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【推荐理由】The Men in Black were elevated to superstar status in 1997 in the hit movie of the same name. Although the Hollywood blockbuster was fiction, the real Men in Black have consistently attempted to silence the witnesses of UFO and paranormal phenomena since the 1950s.

In "The Real Men in Black," author Nick Redfern delves deep into the mysterious world of these mysterious operatives. He reveals their origins and discusses classic cases, previously unknown reports, secret government files, and the many theories that have been presented to explain the mystery.

Highlights of "The Real Men in Black" include:

-The story of Albert Bender, the first man to claim an encounter with the Men in Black

-The involvement of the MIB in the Mothman saga that dominated the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia in the 1960s

-Encounters with the MIB at the site of one of the world's most famous monsters: Loch Ness

-Exclusive interviews with leading researchers of the MIB phenomenon

11、《Challenging Genetic Determinism: New Perspectives on the Gene in Its Multiple Environments》

【作者】Louis Maheu, Roderick A. Macdonald

【索书号】Q3-532 R888C 2007

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【推荐理由】Advances in genetic research have captured the attention of the media and the public through reports about genetically caused diseases and behaviours. However, all too often the coverage of scientists' innovations has implied that genetic factors alone are responsible for effects ranging from personality and sexual preferences to morbid obesity and intellectual disabilities. Challenging Genetic Determinism argues that hypotheses cannot be based solely on genetic factors but must take into account the context in which these factors occur.

12、《New Developments in Mathematics Research》

【作者】Natalie L. Clarke , Alex P. Ronson

【索书号】O156.4 A717A 2011

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【推荐理由】Presents research in the field of mathematics. This book discusses topics such as an algorithm for the evaluation of the gamma function and ramifications; median based algorithms as an entropy function for noise detection in wavelet trees for data reconciliation; monotone nozzle shape by direct method; and, more.

13、《Fundamental Maths: for Engineering and Science》

【作者】Mark Breach

【索书号】O156.4 A717A 2011

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【推荐理由】A short, accessible textbook for students who are entering HE or FE courses and need to re-visit and develop school maths and gain confidence in it. The author explains the maths clearly through words and examples, not just pages of sums, and makes sure students put past anxieties about maths or gaps in their knowledge behind them.

14、《Classical Mechanics From Newton To Einstein: A Modern Introduction, 2nd Edition》

【作者】Martin W. McCall.

【索书号】O3 M122L 2011

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【推荐理由】This new edition of Classical Mechanics, aimed at undergraduate physics and engineering students, presents in a user-friendly style an authoritative approach to the complementary subjects of classical mechanics and relativity. The text starts with a careful look at Newton's Laws, before applying them in one dimension to oscillations and collisions. More advanced applications - including gravitational orbits and rigid body dynamics - are discussed after the limitations of Newton's inertial frames have been highlighted through an exposition of Einstein's Special Relativity. Examples given throughout are often unusual for an elementary text, but are made accessible to the reader through discussion and diagrams. .

15、《Conceptual Physics》

【作者】Paul G. Hewitt

【索书号】 O4 H611C11 RP. 2011

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【推荐理由】Conceptual Physics, Tenth Edition helps readers connect physics to their everyday experiences and the world around them with additional help on solving more mathematical problems. Hewitt's text is famous for engaging readers with analogies and imagery from real-world situations that build a strong conceptual understanding of physical principles ranging from classical mechanics to modern physics.