Books for Review

There is no fee but the reviewer keeps the book.

Aston, P., Mulholland, A. and Tant, K. (eds.) UK Success Stories in Industrial Mathematics. Springer.
Barlow, M. Random walks and heat kernels on graphs. CUP.
Chambers C. and  Echenique, F. Revealed Preference Theory. CUP.
Czado, C.,  Korn, E., Korn R. and Stoeber, J. Simulating copulas: Stochastic models, Sampling Algorithms and Applications. World Scientific.
Elliot, M.,  Mackey, E., O'Hara, K. and Tudor, C. The Anonymisation Decision Making Framework.  UKAN publishing.
Evarist, G. and Nickl, R. Mathematical Foundations of Infinite Dimensional Statistical Models. Cambridge.
Greenacre , M.J. Correspondence Analysis in Practice. (3rd ed.) CRC Press.
Kallianpur, G. and  Sundar, P. Stochastic Analysis and Diffusion Processes. Oxford University Press.
Konstantinides, D. Risk: A heavy tail approach. World Scientific.
Leventhal, B. Geodemographics for marketers: using location analysis for research and marketing.  Kogan Page.
Lui, M. Inferential Models.  CRC Press.
Magallenes, R. Introduction to Data Science for Social and Policy Research. CUP.
Menshikov, M., Popov.S. and Wade A. Non-homogenous random walks: Lyapunov function methods for near critical stochastic systems. CUP.
Morrison, S.J. Statistics for Engineers an introduction. Wiley. 
Murtagh, F. Data Science Foundations.  CUP.
van der Hofstad, R. Random graphs and complex networks. (Vol.1) CUP.
Pyrcz, M. and Deutsch, M. Geostatistical Reservoir Model. (2nd ed.)  OUP.<
Yang, H., Zhang, J., Yu, B. and Zhao, W. Statistical Methods for Immunogenicity Assessment. CRC Press.

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