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Author: Leonard Susskind
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: revolution, holographic, universe, theory, string, black, holes, information, introduction
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9812560831
ISBN-13: 9789812560834

- A unique exposition of the foundations of the quantum theory of black holes including the impact of string theory, the idea of black hole complementarily and the holographic principlebull; Aims to educate the physicist or student of physics who is not an expert on string theory, on the revolution that has grown out of black hole physics and string theory
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Author: Alexander G. Kyriakos
Publisher: AKVY PRESS
Keywords: model, geometrical, approach, standard, generalization, quantum, field, theory, nonlinear
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0980966744
ISBN-13: 9780980966749

The author proposes a special nonlinear quantum field theory. In a linear approximation, this theory can be presented in the form of the Standard Model (SM) theory. The richer physical structure of this nonlinear theory makes it possible to exceed the limits of SM and remove its known incompleteness. We show that nonlinearity of the field is critical for the appearance of charges and masses of elementary particles, for confinement of quarks, and many other effects, whose description within the framework of SM causes difficulties. In this case, the mechanism of generation of masses is mathemati
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Author: Lotte Hollands
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: curves, quantum, strings, topological
Number of Pages: 309
Published: 2009-08-20
ISBN-10: 9085550203
ISBN-13: 9789085550204

This thesis presents several new insights on the interface between mathematics and theoretical physics, with a central role for Riemann surfaces. First of all, the duality between Vafa-Witten theory and WZW models is embedded in string theory. Secondly, this model is generalized to a web of dualities connecting topological string theory and N=2 supersymmetric gauge theories to a configuration of D-branes that intersect over a Riemann surface. This description yields a new perspective on topological string theory in terms of a KP integrable system based on a quantum curve. Thirdly, this thesis
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Author: Jörg Flum
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: perspectives, history, automata, logic
Number of Pages: 737
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9053565760
ISBN-13: 9789053565766

Mathematical logic and automata theory are two scientific disciplines with a fundamentally close relationship. The authors of Logic and Automata take the occasion of the sixtieth birthday of Wolfgang Thomas to present a tour d’horizon of automata theory and logic. The twenty papers in this volume cover many different facets of logic and automata theory, emphasizing the connections to other disciplines such as games, algorithms, and semigroup theory, as well as discussing current challenges in the field. 
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Author: Daniel Gentner
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Keywords: theory, stationary, processes, group, transports, mass, palm, ergodic
Number of Pages: 159
Published:
ISBN-10: 3866446691
ISBN-13: 9783866446694
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Author: Tonis Vaga
Publisher: Tonis Vaga
Keywords: chaos, selection, option, valuation, stock, market, using, theory, profiting, timing
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 1994-12
ISBN-10: 0070667861
ISBN-13: 9780070667860

Finally, a book that not only explains the relationship between investing and chaos theory--the cutting-edge dicipline that Business Week says will "revitalize the money-management industry"--but also shows readers how to use the theory to master the financial markets. Illustrated.
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Author: Melvin Dresher
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: applications, theory, strategy, games
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833042254
ISBN-13: 9780833042255

Games of Strategy: Theory and Applications, originally published by Prentice Hall in 1961, was written by Melvin Dresher, a RAND research mathematician, during the heyday of Game Theory at RAND. This book introduced readers to the basic concepts of game theory and its applications for military, economic, and political problems, as well as its usefulness in decisionmaking in business, operations research, and behavioral science. More than forty years after its first publication as a RAND research study, and to celebrate RAND
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