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Bagla, Jasjeet Singh, Engineer, Sunu (Eds.) 
Gravity and the quantum: Pedagogical Essays on Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Quantum Gravity 

2017 
Book 

2 
Jasjeet Singh Bagla (ed.) 
Gravity and the Quantum: Pedagogical Essays on Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Quantum Gravity 
026216 
2017 
eBook 

3 
Christopher M. Bishop 
Pattern recognition and machine learning 
026213 
2011 
Book 

4 
Springer 
Springer Book Archives  Physics and Astronomy Collection period prior to 1990 to 2004 (6403 titles) 

2017 
eBook 

5 
Springer 
Springer eBook Package  Physics and Astronomy 2016 

2016 
Book 

6 
Springer 
Springer eBook Package  Physics and Astronomy 2017 

2017 
Book 

7 
Thanu Padmanabhan 
Quantum field theory: The Why, What and How 
026057 
2016 
Book 

8 
Seshadev Padhi 
Theory of thirdorder differntial equations 
026048 
2014 
Book 

9 
Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay 
Statistical methods for astronomical data analysis 
026009 
2014 
Book 

10 
N. Ageorges (ed.) 
Laser guide star adaptive optics for astronomy: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute Cargese, France September 29  
026010 
2000 
Book 


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Title  Gravity and the Quantum: Pedagogical Essays on Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Quantum Gravity 
Author(s)  Jasjeet Singh Bagla (ed.);Sunu Engineer (ed.) 
Publication  Switzerland, Springer, 2017. 
Description  XII, 494 p. 54 illus : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book provides a compilation of indepth articles and reviews on key topics within gravitation, cosmology and related issues. It is a celebratory volume dedicated to Prof. Thanu Padmanabhan ("Paddy"), the renowned relativist and cosmologist from IUCAA, India, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. The authors, many of them leaders of their fields, are all colleagues, collaborators and former students of Paddy, who have worked with him over a research career spanning more than four decades. Paddy is a scientist of diverse interests, who attaches great importance to teaching. With this in mind, the aim of this compilation is to provide an accessible pedagogic introduction to, and overview of, various important topics in cosmology, gravitation and astrophysics. As such it will be an invaluable resource for scientists, graduate students and also advanced undergraduates seeking to broaden their horizons 
Contents Note  J. Alcaniz et al. Measuring baryon acoustic oscillations with angular twopoint correlation function  C. M. Boily Resonant disruption of binary stars by a catalytic black hole  RongGen Cai and LiMing Cao Mechanics of Apparent Horizon in Two Dimensional Dilaton Gravity  Sumanta Chakraborty Boundary Terms of the EinsteinHilbert Action  Timothy Clifton and John Barrow Decay of the Cosmic Vacuum Energy  Naresh Dadhich Understanding General Relativity after 100 years: A matter of perspective  Tevian Dray Piecewise Conserved Quantities  Pankaj Joshi SelfSimilarity and Criticality in Gravitational Collapse  Claus Kiefer Notes on semiclassical Weyl gravity  Dawood Kothawala Accelerated Observers, Thermal Entropy, and Spacetime Curvature  Donald LyndenBell A local stress tensor for gravity Fields  Michele Maggiore Nonlocal Infrared Modifications of Gravity: A Review  Ayan Mukhopadhyay Emergence of gravity and RG flow  S. Modak Modelling nonparadoxical loss of information in black hole evaporation  J.V. Narlikar Relativistic Paths : A Feynman Problem  Martin Rees Thoughts on 50 years in astrophysics and cosmology and on what comes next  Sudipta Sarkar Area Theorem: General Relativity and Beyond  Shankarnarayanan What Are the Atoms of Space Time?  Suprit Singh From Quantum to Classical in the Sky  T.P. Singh Classical and quantum: a conflict of interest  Lee Smolin Four principles for quantum gravity  L. Sriramkurar What do detectors detect?  Urjit A Yajnik Stability longevity and all that : false vacua and topological defects 
Classification  531.51:530.145(069)

Keyword(s)  1. Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
2. Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
3. DEDICATEE  THANU PADMANABHAN
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
7. History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics
8. PADMANABHAN, THANU  DEDICATEE
9. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY

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Title  Quantum field theory: The Why, What and How 
Author(s)  Thanu Padmanabhan 
Publication  Cham, Springer, 2016. 
Description  xvii, 283p. 
Series  (Graduate Texts in Physics) 
Abstract Note  This book describes, in clear terms, the Why, What and the How of Quantum Field Theory. The raison d'etre of QFT is explained by starting from the dynamics of a relativistic particle and demonstrating how it leads to the notion of quantum fields. Nonperturbative aspects and the Wilsonian interpretation of field theory are emphasized right from the start. Several interesting topics such as the Schwinger effect, DaviesUnruh effect, Casimir effect and spontaneous symmetry breaking introduce the reader to the elegance and breadth of applicability of field theoretical concepts. Complementing the conceptual aspects, the book also develops all the relevant mathematical techniques in detail, leading e.g., to the computation of anomalous magnetic moment of the electron and the twoloop renormalisation of the selfinteracting scalar field. It contains nearly a hundred problems, of varying degrees of difficulty, making it suitable for both selfstudy and classroom use. 
ISBN,Price  9783319281711 : Rs. 3904.00(HB) 
Classification  530.145

Keyword(s)  1. PERTURBATION THEORY
2. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY

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Title  Theory of thirdorder differntial equations 
Author(s)  Seshadev Padhi;Smita Pati 
Publication  New Delhi, Springer, 2014. 
Description  xv, 505p. 
Abstract Note  This book discusses the theory of thirdorder differential equations. Most of the results are derived from the results obtained for thirdorder linear homogeneous differential equations with constant coefficients. M. Gregus, in his book written in 1987, only deals with thirdorder linear differential equations. These findings are old, and new techniques have since been developed and new results obtained. 
Contents Note  Chapter 1 introduces the results for oscillation and nonoscillation of solutions of thirdorder linear differential equations with constant coefficients, and a brief introduction to delay differential equations is given. The oscillation and asymptotic behavior of nonoscillatory solutions of homogeneous thirdorder linear differential equations with variable coefficients are discussed in Ch. 2. The results are extended to thirdorder linear nonhomogeneous equations in Ch. 3, while Ch. 4 explains the oscillation and nonoscillation results for homogeneous thirdorder nonlinear differential equations. Chapter 5 deals with the ztype oscillation and nonoscillation of thirdorder nonlinear and nonhomogeneous differential equations. Chapter 6 is devoted to the study of thirdorder delay differential equations. Chapter 7 explains the stability of solutions of thirdorder equations. Some knowledge of differential equations, analysis and algebra is desirable, but not essential, in order to study the topic. 
ISBN,Price  9788132216131 : Euro 94.99(HB) 
Classification  517.925

Keyword(s)  1. DIFFERENCE EQUATIONS
2. NON HOMOGENEOUS EQUATIONS
3. THIRDORDER DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

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Title  Statistical methods for astronomical data analysis 
Author(s)  Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay;Tanuka Chattopadhyay 
Publication  New York, Springer, 2014. 
Description  xiii, 349p. 
Series  (Springer Series in Astrostatistics) 
Abstract Note  This book introduces 'Astrostatistics' as a subject in its own right with rewarding examples, including work by the authors with galaxy and Gamma Ray Burst data to engage the reader. This includes a comprehensive blending of Astrophysics and Statistics. The first chapter's coverage of preliminary concepts and terminologies for astronomical phenomenon will appeal to both Statistics and Astrophysics readers as helpful context. Statistics concepts covered in the book provide a methodological framework. A unique feature is the inclusion of different possible sources of astronomical data, as well as software packages for converting the raw data into appropriate forms for data analysis. Readers can then use the appropriate statistical packages for their particular data analysis needs. The ideas of statistical inference discussed in the book help readers determine how to apply statistical tests. The authors cover different applications of statistical techniques already developed or specifically introduced for astronomical problems, including regression techniques, along with their usefulness for data set problems related to size and dimension. Analysis of missing data is an important part of the book because of its significance for work with astronomical data. Both existing and new techniques related to dimension reduction and clustering are illustrated through examples. There is detailed coverage of applications useful for classification, discrimination, data mining and time series analysis. Later chapters explain simulation techniques useful for the development of physical models where it is difficult or impossible to collect data. Finally, coverage of the many R programs for techniques discussed makes this book a fantastic practical reference. Readers may apply what they learn directly to their data sets in addition to the data sets included by the authors. 
ISBN,Price  9781493915064 : Euro 84.99(HB) 
Classification  520.88:519.2

Keyword(s)  1. ASTRONOMICAL DATA
2. ASTROSTATISTICS

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Title  Laser guide star adaptive optics for astronomy: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute Cargese, France September 29  October 10, 1997 
Author(s)  N. Ageorges (ed.);C. Dainty (ed.) 
Publication  Dordrecht, 1. Kluwer Academic Publishers
2. Springer, 2000. 
Description  xxiii, 340p. 
Series  (NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences) 
Abstract Note  Adaptive optics allows the theoretical limit of angular resolution to be achieved from a large telescope, despite the presence of turbulence. Thus an eight meter class telescope, such as one of the four in the Very Large Telescope operated by ESO in Chile, will in future be routinely capable of an angular resolution of almost 0.01 arcsec, compared tot he present resolution of about 0.5 arcsec for conventional imaging in good condition.
All the world's major telescopes either have adaptive optics or are in the process of building AO systems. It turns out that a reasonable fraction of the sky can be observed using adaptive optics, with moderately good imaging quality, provided imaging in done in the near IR. To move out of the near IR, with its relatively poor angular resolution, astronomers need a laser guide star. There is a layer of Na atoms at approximately 90 km altitude that can be excited by a laser to produce such a source, or Rayleigh scattering can be employed lower in the atmosphere. But the production and use of laser guide stars is not trivial, and the key issues determining their successful implementation are discussed here, including the physics of the Na atom, the cone effect, tilt determination, sky coverage, and numerous potential astronomical applications. 
ISBN,Price  9780792363817 : Euro 194.99(HB) 
Classification  520:681.782(069)

Keyword(s)  1. ADAPTIVE OPTICS
2. CONE EFFECT
3. Mathematical and Physical Sciences; 551
4. OPTOELECTRONICS

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