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   1 Keyes, Jessica
Managing IT performance to create business value /
Jessica Keyes.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2016.
xiv, 374p., 26cm.
ISBN : 9781498752855.
004.068 KEY 144987
This book provides examples, case histories, and current
research for critical business issues such as performance
measurement and management, continuous process
improvement, knowledge management, risk management,
benchmarking, metrics selection, and people management.
It gives IT executives strategies for improving IT
performance and delivering value, plus it guides them in
selecting the right metrics for their IT organizations.
Additionally, it offers knowledge management strategies
to mature an organization, shows how to manage risks to
exploit opportunities and prepare for threats, and
explains how to baseline an IT organization’s performance
and measure its improvement.

** Business -- Data processing -- Management , Computer
networks -- Management , Business enterprises -- Computer
   2 India. Ministry of Finance
Economic survey 2016-17.-- New Delhi: Oxford University
Press, 2017.
xvi, 319p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9780199477661.
338.954 IFM 144934

** Economic development , Economic policy , India --
Economic conditions
   3 The Budget 2017-18.-- New Delhi: Taxmann Publications, 2017.
48p. , 27cm.
ISBN : 9789386394569.
352.4954 BUD 144935

** Budgets -- India , Budgets
   4 Crew, Michael A (ed)
The Role of the postal and delivery sector in a digital
age / Michael A Crew and Timothy J Brennan.-- Cheltenham:
Edward Elgar, 2014.
xi, 341p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781782546337.
383.4 CRE 144988
This book, the result of the 21st Conference on Postal
and Delivery Economics (Ireland, 2013), describes the
continuing problem of the decline of the postal sector in
the face of electronic competition and offers strategies
for the survival of mail services in a digital age. The
25 original papers in this collection provide econometric
analyses on the changing demand and elasticity of mail in
the modern era.

** Postal service , Postal service -- Technological
innovations , Lease and rental services , Technological
   5 Hastie, Trevor
Statistical learning with sparsity : the lasso and
generalizations / Trevor Hastie , Robert Tibshirani and
Martin Wainwright.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2015.
xv,351p. ; 24cm.
(Monographs on statistics and applied probability;143).
ISBN : 9781498712163.
519.5 HAS 144956
A sparse statistical model has only a small number of
nonzero parameters or weights; therefore, it is much
easier to estimate and interpret than a dense model.
This book presents methods that exploit sparsely to
help recover the underlying signal in a set of data.

** Mathematical statistics; Least squares; Linear models

6 Fedorov, Valerii V
Optimal design for nonlinear response models / Valerii V
Fedorov and Sergei L Leonov.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press,2014.
xxviii, 373p. ; 24cm.
ISBN : 9781439821510.
519.53 FED 144951
This book discusses the theory and applications of model-
based experimental design with a strong emphasis on
biopharmaceutical studies. The book begins with an
explanation of the key ideas, using linear models as
examples. Applying the linearization in the parameter
space, it then covers nonlinear models and locally
optimal designs as well as minimax, optimal on average,
and Bayesian designs. The authors also discuss adaptive
designs, focusing on procedures with non-informative

** Experimental design ; Regression analysis ;
Multivariate analysis

7 Manly, Bryan F J
Multivariate statistical methods : a primer / Bryan F J
Manly and Jorge A Navarro Alberto.--4th ed-- Boca Raton:
CRC Press, 2017.
xv, 253p. ; 24cm.
ISBN : 9781498728966.
519.535 MAN 144950
This book provides an introductory overview of multivariate methods
without getting too deep into the mathematical details.This fourth
edition is a revised and updated version of this bestselling introductory
textbook.It retains the clear and concise style of the previous editions
of the book and focuses on examples from biological and environmental
sciences. The major update with this edition is that R code has been
included for each of the analyses described, although in practice
any standard statistical package can be used. The original idea with
this book still applies. This was to make it as short as possible
and enable readers to begin using multivariate methods in an intelligent manner.

** Multivariate analysis.

8 Thijssen, Jacco
A Concise introduction to statistical inference / Jacco
Thijssen.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2017.
xix, 210p. ; 24cm.
ISBN : 9781498755771.
519.54 THI 144959
This short book introduces the main ideas of statistical
inference in a way that is both user friendly and
mathematically sound. Particular emphasis is placed on
the common foundation of many models used in practice. In
addition, the book focuses on the formulation of
appropriate statistical models to study problems in
business, economics, and the social sciences, as well as
on how to interpret the results from statistical
analyses. The book will be useful to students who are
interested in rigorous applications of statistics to
problems in business, economics and the social sciences,
as well as students who have studied statistics in the
past, but need a more solid grounding in statistical
techniques to further their careers.

** Mathematical statistics -- Textbooks ; Probabilities -
Textbooks ; Mathematical statistics

   9 DeShea, Lise
Introductory statistics for the health sciences / Lise
DeShea and Larry E Toothaker.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press,
xv, 587p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781466565333.
610.21 DES 144966
This book takes students on a journey to a wilderness
where science explores the unknown, providing students
with a strong, practical foundation in statistics. The
book contains engaging figures that illustrate real data
sets from published research. It emphasizes kinds of
variables and their relationships throughout, giving a
substantive context for descriptive statistics, graphs,
probability, inferential statistics, and interval

** Medical statistics -- Textbooks , Health -- statistics
and numerical data , Statistics as Topic

10 Shih, Weichung Joe
Statistical design and analysis of clinical trials :
principles and methods / Weichung Joe Shih and Joseph
Aisner.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2016.
xix, 226p. , 24cm.
(Chapman and Hall/CRC biostatistics series.)
ISBN : 9781482250497.
610.727 SHI 144955
The book begins with ethical and safety principles, core
trial design concepts, the principles and methods of
sample size and power calculation, and analysis of
covariance and stratified analysis. It then focuses on
sequential designs and methods for two-stage Phase II
cancer trials to Phase III group sequential trials,
covering monitoring safety, futility, and efficacy. The
authors also discuss the development of sample size
re estimation and adaptive group sequential procedures,
explain the concept of different missing data processes,
and describe how to analyze incomplete data by proper
multiple imputations.

** Clinical trials -- Statistical methods , Clinical
Trials as Topic , Biostatistics -- methods

   11 Darrin, M. Ann Garrison (ed)
Infusing innovation into organizations : a systems
engineering approach / M Ann Garrison Darrin and Jerry A
Krill.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2016.
xvii, 393 p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781498732512.
620.001171 DAR 144985
This book introduces a systemic approach that supports an
innovative culture and describes novel approaches to
addressing problems using creative, viable solutions. The
book serves undergraduate and graduate-level professors
and students in systems engineering as well as managers
and consultants working in systems analysis and design.

** Research, Industrial , Technological innovations ,
Systems engineering

   12 Patel, Suresh
Lean transformation : cultural enablers and enterprise
alignment / Suresh Patel.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2016.
xxvi, 249p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781498743365.
658.4013 PAT 144986
This book is about the Lean system. It describes the
guiding principles of the Shingo process for continuous
improvement layout and evaluation. It examines the
principles, systems, and tools of continuous improvement
and demonstrates how to deploy these proven methods in
plants and distribution centers. The book covers time-
tested continuous improvement process tools and
practices, including the visual workplace, mistake
proofing, PDCA, 5S, Heijunka, standard work, Kaizen, and
value stream mapping. It also examines Lean performance
measures and introduces a comprehensive Lean tool
assessment system. Presenting seven proven techniques for
altering and guiding a Lean culture, the book identifies
a formal process for overcoming common roadblocks. It
also illustrates the proliferation of the Lean initiative
across an organization-s various sites.

** Organizational effectiveness , Product management ,
Quality control

13 Hardoon , David Roi
Getting started with business analytics : insightful
decision-making / David Roi Hardoon and Galit Shmueli.--
Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2013.
xiv, 176p. , 26cm.
(Chapman and Hall/CRC machine learning and pattern
ISBN : 9781439896532.
658.4033 HAR 144965
Assuming no prior knowledge or technical skills, Getting
Started with Business Analytics: Insightful Decision-
Making explores the contents, capabilities, and
applications of business analytics. It bridges the worlds
of business and statistics and describes business
analytics from a non-commercial standpoint. The authors
demystify the main concepts and terminologies and give
many examples of real-world applications.

** Decision making -- Statistical methods , Business
planning -- Statistical methods , Data mining

   14 Lear, Edward
The Book of nonsense / Edward Lear.-- London: Routledge,
vii, 112p, , 13cm.
ISBN : 9780415286008.
821.8 LEA 144958
From the benighted Old Man with a Beard to the erudite
Perpendicular Purple Polly, Edward Lear-s world is
inhabited by a bewildering variety of oddities. One of
the world-s most loved writers, Lear-s verse has
delighted whole generations of readers. Here, after 140
years, is the original edition of A Book of Nonsense,
from the original publishers. Complete with Lear-s own
remarkable illustrations, this treasure trove of nonsense
is guaranteed to hold readers spellbound for generations

** Children-s poetry, English , Nonsense verses, English
   15 Schultz , Gretchen (ed)
Fairy tales for the disillusioned : enchanted stories
from the French decadent tradition / Gretchen Schultz and
Lewis Seifert.-- Princeton: Princeton University Press,
xxxiii, 255p. , 21cm.(Oddly modern fairy tales).
ISBN : 9780691161655.
843.0208 SCH 144948
The wolf is tricked by Red Riding Hood into strangling
her grandmother and is subsequently arrested. Sleeping
Beauty and Cinderella do not live happily ever after. And
the fairies are saucy, angry, and capricious. This book
collects thirty-six tales, many newly translated, by writers
associated with the decadent literary movement, which flourished
in France in the late nineteenth century. Written by such creative
luminaries as Charles Baudelaire, Anatole France, and Guillaume
Apollinaire, these enchanting yet troubling stories
reflect the concerns and fascinations of a time of great
political, social, and cultural change.

** Fairy tales -- France , French fiction -- 19th century
-- Translations into English. , French fiction -- 20th
century -- Translations into English.




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