Download Mathematical Methods in Queuing Theory by Vladimir V. Kalashnikov (auth.) PDF

By Vladimir V. Kalashnikov (auth.)

The fabric of this booklet relies on numerous classes which were brought for a very long time on the Moscow Institute for Physics and expertise. a few components have shaped the topic of lectures given at a variety of universities through the international: Freie Universitat of Berlin, Chalmers college of know-how and the collage of Goteborg, collage of California at Santa Barbara and others. the topic of the publication is the speculation of queues. This idea, as a mathematical self-discipline, starts with the paintings of A. Erlang, who tested a version of a cell station and bought the recognized formulation for the distribution of the variety of busy strains that is named after him. Queueing idea has been utilized to the research of diverse versions: emergency relief, highway site visitors, computers, and so on. in addition to, it has result in a number of similar disciplines equivalent to reliability and stock theories which care for comparable types. however, many components of the idea of queues have been built as a "pure technological know-how" without sensible purposes. the purpose of this e-book is to offer the reader an perception into the mathematical equipment which might be utilized in queueing thought and to provide examples of fixing issues of assistance from those equipment. after all, the alternative of the equipment is kind of subjective. hence, many well known effects haven't even been mentioned.

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Download The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath by Mark Buchanan PDF

By Mark Buchanan

Most people consider completely ransacked: we are waylaid by means of never-ending calls for and stifling exercises. Even our holidays have a panicky, task-like area to them. "If I purely had extra time," is the chant of our age. yet is that this the true challenge?

Widely acclaimed writer Mark Buchanan states that what now we have really misplaced is "the remainder of God-the relaxation God bestows and, with it, that a part of himself we will be able to comprehend merely via stillness." Stillness as a advantage is a overseas thought in our society, yet there's knowledge in God's personal rhythm of labor and relaxation. Sabbath is elixir and antidote. it's a present for our sanity and wholeness--to delay our lives, to complement our relations, to extend our fruitfulness, to make our pleasure entire. Jesus practiced Sabbath between those that had grew to become it right into a dismal factor, an afternoon for murmuring and finger-wagging, and he reminded them of the day's real function: liberation-to heal, to feed, to rescue, to have a good time, to lavish and take pleasure in lifestyles abundant.

The reward of Sabbath is key to our complete humanity and religion, says Buchanan. faraway from being a few starched and dour day merely to be persevered, Sabbath is an afternoon extensive and brilliant, brimming with laughter, adequate to lend good looks to all our different days. Readers could be replaced endlessly through this pivotal book.

"It turns out very unsabbath-like to explain a publication approximately Sabbath with the adverb 'urgently'--but we urgently want this ebook. Mark Buchanan exhibits us that our busyness is killing us--killin us--and that Sabbath is our greatest healing, our greatest course for relaxation and reverence and discipleship."--LAUREN WINNER, Best-selling writer of woman Meets God and Mudhouse Sabbath

"With the easiness of lengthy intimacy and a really deft hand, Buchanan right here braids jointly into one gracious and maintaining strand the great thing about Sabbath, the knowledge of its preserving, and the generosity of God in gifting us with it. those pages usually are not only a blessing, they seem to be a psalm that cries out to be joyfully engaged."--PHYLLIS TICKLE, faith editor (ret.) Publishers Weekly and compiler of The Divine Hours

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Download Stochastic analysis: classical and quantum. Perspectives of by Takeyuki Hida PDF

By Takeyuki Hida

This quantity contains papers by way of top mathematicians within the fields of stochastic research, white noise concept and quantum details, including their purposes. The papers chosen have been awarded on the foreign convention on Stochastic research: Classical and Quantum held at Meijo college, Nagoya, Japan from 1 to five November 2004. the big variety of topics covers the most recent learn in likelihood idea.

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Download Stochastic processes in epidemiology : HIV/AIDS, other by Charles J. Mode PDF

By Charles J. Mode

This article offers with diversified glossy issues in likelihood, records and operations learn. anywhere valuable, the speculation is defined in nice aspect, with illustrations. various references are given, that allows you to aid younger researchers who are looking to commence their paintings in a specific region. The individuals are extraordinary statisticians and operations examine specialists from around the globe

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Download 3-Minute Devotions for Women. 180 Inspirational Readings for by Compiled by Barbour Staff PDF

By Compiled by Barbour Staff

Got three mins to spare? you will find the religious pick-me-up you want in 3-Minute Devotions for ladies. Written in particular the twenty-first-century lady, this pleasant devotional packs a robust dose of convenience, encouragement, and proposal into just-right-sized readings for girls at the move. Minute 1: scripture to meditate on; Minute 2: a brief devotional analyzing; Minute three: a prayer to jump-start a talk with God. This moveable package deal makes a wonderful any-occasion reward for each woman.

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Download Cassian the Monk by Columba Stewart PDF

By Columba Stewart

This e-book is a learn of the existence, monastic writings, and religious theology of John Cassian (c., 360-435). His Institutes and Conferences are a outstanding synthesis of past monastic traditions, in particular these of fourth-century Egypt, expert all through by way of Cassian's know-how of the actual wishes of the Latin monastic stream he was once supporting to form. occasionally portrayed as easily an recommend of the subtle non secular theology of Evagrius of Ponticus (360-435), Cassian was once really a theologian of willing perception, realism, and creativity. His instructing on sexuality is exclusive in early monastic literature in either its breadth and its intensity, and his integration of biblical interpretation with the methods of prayer and instructing on ecstatic prayer are of primary significance for the western monastic culture. the one Latin author incorporated within the vintage Greek collections of monastic sayings, Cassian used to be the foremost non secular impact on either the Rule of the Master and the Rule of Benedict, in addition to the resource for Gregory the Great's instructing on capital sins and compunction.

Columba Stewart's e-book is the 1st significant examine of Cassian to be released in two decades. It starts by means of constructing Cassian's credibility as a instructor at the foundation of his personal adventure as a monk and his familiarity with the basic literary resources. Stewart then turns to Cassian's religious theology, paying specific recognition to Cassian's view of the monastic trip in eschatological standpoint, his educating on continence and chastity, the Christological foundation of biblical interpretation and prayer, his approach to unceasing prayer, and his integration of ecstatic adventure with an Evagrian theology of prayer.

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Download Dark Age Bodies: Gender and Monastic Practice in the Early by Lynda L. Coon PDF

By Lynda L. Coon

In Dark Age Bodies Lynda L. Coon reconstructs the gender ideology of monastic masculinity via an research of early medieval readings of the physique. concentrating on the Carolingian period, Coon evaluates the ritual and liturgical performances of monastic our bodies in the inventive landscapes of same-sex ascetic groups in northern Europe. She demonstrates how the priestly physique performs an important function in shaping significant elements of Carolingian heritage, reminiscent of the revival of classicism, routine for clerical reform, and church-state kinfolk. within the political realm, Carolingian churchmen continuously exploited monastic buildings of gender to say the facility of the monastery. Stressing the very best characteristics of priestly virility, clerical elites solid a version of gender that sought to feminize lay male our bodies via numerous textual, ritual, and spatial means.

Focusing on 3 valuable themes—the physique, structure, and formality practice—the booklet attracts from numerous visible and textual fabrics, together with poetry, grammar manuals, rhetorical treatises, biblical exegesis, monastic rules, hagiographies, illuminated manuscripts, development plans, and cloister layout. Interdisciplinary in scope, Dark Age Bodies brings jointly scholarship in architectural heritage and cultural anthropology with fresh works in faith, classics, and gender to offer an important reconsideration of Carolingian culture.

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