CART

(0) items

Interacting Multiagent Systems Kinetic equations and Monte Carlo methods,9780199655465
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Interacting Multiagent Systems Kinetic equations and Monte Carlo methods

by ;
ISBN13:

9780199655465

ISBN10:
0199655464
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/28/2014
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
List Price: $98.50

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$68.95

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
$96.04

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $101.91

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 1/28/2014.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Author Biography


Lorenzo Pareschi, Full Professor of Numerical Analysis, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Ferrara, Italy,Giuseppe Toscani, Full Professor of Mathematical Physics, Department of Mathematics, University of Pavia, Italy

Lorenzo Pareschi is full professor of numerical analysis at the University of Ferrara. He holds a PhD in mathematics from Bologna University (1996). He is a leading expert in computational methods and modelling for nonlinear partial differential equations. His research interests include kinetic equations, hyperbolic conservation laws and relaxation systems, stiff systems and Monte Carlo methods. He has co-written three books and more than one hundred peer-reviewed articles. He serves as an associate editor for the SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing (SISC), Multiscale Modelling and Simulation (MMS), Kinetic and Related Models (KRM) and Communications in Mathematical Sciences (CMS). He held visiting professor positions at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA), the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, (USA), the University of Orleans (France) and the University of Toulouse (France). He is the chairman of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Ferrara.

Giuseppe Toscani is full professor of mathematical physics at the University of Pavia. His recent scientific interests are concerned with theoretical and numerical problems connected to the kinetic theory of rarefied gases, asymptotic behaviour of nonlinear diffusion equations by entropy methods, and kinetic modelling of socio-economic multi-agents systems. He has authored around 200 papers, written both individually or jointly with national and international experts, as well as two monographs on the mathematical aspects of Boltzmann equation and of Enskog equation in kinetic theory of rarefied gases. He held visiting professor positions at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, (USA), and at the Universities of Paris VI, Paris Dauphine, Nice and Toulouse (France).

Table of Contents


PART I: KINETIC MODELLING AND SIMULATION
1. A short introduction to kinetic equations
2. Mathematical tools
3. Monte Carlo strategies
4. Monte Carlo methods for kinetic equations
PART II: MULTIAGENT KINETIC EQUATIONS
5. Models for wealth distribution
6. Opinion modelling and consensus formation
7. A further insight into economy and social sciences
8. Modelling in life sciences
Appendix A: Basic arguments on Fourier transforms
Appendix B: Important probability distributions


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...