This book contains the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Engineering, Economics, and Management, MS 2013, held in Castellón de la Plana, Spain, in June 2013. The event was co-organized by the AMSE Association and the SoGReS Research Group of the Jaume I University. This edition of the conference paid special attention to modeling and simulation in diverse fields of business management. The 28 full papers in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 65 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on: modeling and simulation in CSR and sustainable development; modeling and simulation in finance and accounting; modeling and simulation in management and marketing; modeling and simulation in economics and politics; knowledge-based expert and decision support systems; and modeling and simulation in engineering.
Education is increasingly being involved with technological resources in order to meet the needs of emerging generations, consequently changing the way people teach and learn. Game-based learning is a growing aspect of pedagogical practice, and it is important to disseminate research trends and innovations in this field. The Handbook of Research on Immersive Digital Games in Educational Environments provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of digital games and technological resources and applications within contemporary education. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as digital integration, educational simulation, and learning theories, this book is ideally designed for teachers, pre-service teachers, students, educational researchers, and education software developers seeking current research on diverse immersive platforms and three-dimensional environments that support the creation of digital games and other applications to improve teaching and learning processes.
Advances in Food Authenticity Testing covers a topic that is of great importance to both the food industry whose responsibility it is to provide clear and accurate labeling of their products and maintain food safety and the government agencies and organizations that are tasked with the verification of claims of food authenticity. The adulteration of foods with cheaper alternatives has a long history, but the analytical techniques which can be implemented to test for these are ever advancing. The book covers the wide range of methods and techniques utilized in the testing of food authenticity, including new implementations and processes. The first part of the book examines, in detail, the sci...
Libro que proporciona un amplio panorama de modelos de probabilidad y métodos estadísticos. Ahora, en la séptima edición, el autor presenta una fuerte cobertura computacional con aplicaciones en SAS y MINITAB.
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