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Description - Idempotency by John M. Taylor

Certain nonlinear optimization problems arising in such disparate areas as the theory of computation, pure and applied probability and mathematical physics, can be solved by linear methods, provided one replaces the usual number system with one in which addition satisfies the idempotent law. This systematic study of the subject has emerged, triggered in part by a workshop organized by Hewlett-Packard's Basic Research Institute in the Mathematical Sciences (BRIMS), which brought together many leading researchers in the area. This volume is a record of that workshop, but it also includes other invited contributions, a broad Introduction to Idempotency, written specially for the book, and a bibliography of the subject. In sum, the articles cover both practical and more theoretical considerations, making it essential reading for all workers in the area.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521055383
ISBN-10: 0521055385
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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