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This book aims to overcome the limitations the variations in bank-specifics impose by providing a bank-specific valuation theoretical framework and a new asset-side model. The book includes also a constructive comparison of equity and asset side methods. The authors present a novel framework entitled, the Asset Mark-down Model. This method incorporates an Adjusted Present Value model, which allows practitioners to identify the main value creation sources of a particular bank: from asset-based cash flow and the mark-down on deposits, to tax benefits on bearing liabilities. Through the implementation of this framework, the authors offer a more accurate and more specific approach to valuing banks. Federico Beltrame is Lecturer in Banking and Finance in the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Udine, Italy. He holds a PhD in Business Science from the same University. His main research interests are related to SMEs cost of capital, banks capital structure and Mutual Guarantee Credit Institutions. Daniele Previtali is post-doc fellow and lecturer at Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome, Italy. He holds a Ph.D. in Banking and Finance from University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy. In 2012, he was a visiting PhD candidate at Stern School of Business, New York, USA. His main research interests concern banks valuation, banks capital structure and innovation.
Document from the year 2018 in the subject Physics - Theoretical Physics, grade: N/A, , language: English, abstract: Having established in Volume 1 a model of the Unitary Universal Cohesive Field and the conceivable basis of its correlation with the observations and analytical structure at the foundation of orthodox QED theory and proceeds to deal explicitly with a review of the Hydrogen spectrum and reinterpretation of Rydbergs original formula according to those same principles, including a derivation of Rydbergs constant from the number [2Q/137] explained in Appendix J1. More specifically, this is an analysis of the Hydrogen [H1] spectrum according to the principles in cohesive mechanics governing the dynamic frame of a-s/c synthesis within which such an effect is constrained to arise which is then related through a revised interpretation of the Rydberg formula in which the Rydberg constant [Ra] is derived from first principles (and the measurable speed of light c) to the conventional atomic orbital model of QED theory. This approach is itself based on the reasoned correlation between a geometric or trigonometric model of rotational moments of inertia [Im] intrinsic to such a frame of empirically-induced a-s/c synthesis--from which H1 spectral frequencies may be inferred--, and a hypothesis upon the basis of the ostensible configuration of the dynamic frame of synthesis which is the substrate of the QED model in that of the synthesis or integration of dominant components in distribution of cohesive force and inertia implicit in such frames. As such, this reinterpretation attributes the configuration of the H1 spectrum to the mechanical relation between a reorienting force applied to the elemental state of hydrogen gas to induce that spectrum and what are imagined as the rotational moments of cohesive inertia intrinsic to that state; and therefore develops a trigonometric model of the elaboration of that spectrum. Volume 2 further postulates an elemental scale based on the mathematical harmonics implicit in the model of such a unitary cohesive field (Section 4A), while Appendices D and E include discussions of a range of topics, including Renormalisation and the fallacy of time dilation in Special Relativity Theory. Section 4B is a supplementary article entitled, The Metaphysics of Coincidence, and incorporates a basic model of Celestial Motion based on the same model.
Understanding Cancer from a Systems Biology Point of View: From Observation to Theory and Back starts with a basic question, why do we sometimes observe accelerated metastatic growth after resection of primary tumors? Next, it helps readers understand the systemic nature of cancer and how it affects treatment approaches and decisions. The book puts together aspects of cancer that many readers have most likely never combined, using unfamiliar, novel methods. It is a valuable resource for cancer researchers, cancer biologists, mathematicians and members of the biomedical field who are interested in applying systems biology methodologies for understanding and treating cancer. Explains the systemic nature of cancer and how it affects decisions on treatment Brings a variety of methods together, showing, in detail, the logical approach to finding answers to complex questions Discusses the theoretical underpinnings of cancer as a systemic disease, providing the reader with valuable information on applicable cases Irina Kareva received her PhD in Applied Mathematics for Life and Social Sciences in 2012 and was a Postdoctoral fellow at Center of Cancer Systems Biology (Tufts University School of Medicine). She has been working in mathematical modelling of cancer as an evolving ecological system throughout her career, focusing on understanding cancer as a complex systemic disease rather than just disease of the genes. Several of the theoretical constructs that she proposed have been subsequently independently verified experimentally. Dr. Kareva strives to incorporate knowledge from molecular biology, evolutionary ecology, mathematics, game theory and even palaeontology to find approaches to understand and treat cancer to achieve long term positive outcomes. Dr. Kareva published a book entitled Niche Construction, Sustainability, and Evolutionary Ecology of Cancer (Scholars Press, 2015) and has published in diverse important journals as Ecology and Evolution of Cancer, Journal of Theoretical Biology and Cancer Research. She was Distinguished Lecturer at Rochester Institute of Technology (2016) and speaker in some major scientific meetings, such as World Congress on Angiogenesis (2015) and 9th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (20140.
This book is not, in any case, in total defiance of the Wise Old Mans admonition, for it is not an entirely new book. Rather, it is an outgrowth of a previous treatise, written a decade ago, entitled Soil and Water: Physical Principles and Processes. Though that book was well enough received at the time, the passage of the years has inevitably made it necessary to either revise and update the same book, or to supplant it with a fresh approach in the form of a new book which might incorporate still-pertient aspects of its predecessor without necessarily being limited to the older books format or point of view. Born in California and raised in Israel, Dr. Daniel Hillel acquired an early and lifelong love of the land and a commitment to understanding and protecting the natural environment. Through decades of work in some thirty countries, he has become an international authority on sustainable management of land and water resources. Dr. Hillel has served as professor of soil physics, hydrology and the environmental sciences at leading universities in the U.S. and abroad, and has been a consultant to the World Bank and the United Nations. Among the honors he has received are the Chancellors Medal for Exemplary Service at the University of Massachusetts , a Guggenheim award, and Doctorates of Science honoris causa by Guelph University of Canada and Ohio State University . Dr. Hillel is an elected Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, the Soil Science Society of America, and the American Society of Agronomy and was granted the Distinguished Service Award by the latter societies. He has published well over 300 scientific papers and research reports, and authored or edited twenty two books. His definitive textbooks on environmental physics have been use by universities and research institutions throughout the world and have been translated into twelve languages.
The book presents the possibilities and realities of virtual worlds in education through the application of 3D virtual worlds to support authentic learning, creativity, learner engagement and cultural diversity in higher education. It includes a unique variety of cross disciplinary approaches to research, teaching and learning in a virtual world, including analysis of data from the experiences of students in education, law, Chinese language, sustainability, computer architecture, business, health and the Arts. The book provides unique learning experiences that have celebrated the rich media of virtual world environments through the utilisation of affordances such as simulation, bots, synchronous interaction, machinima and games. The perspectives come from Australia and New Zealand higher education academics but transferable to any higher educational institution in the sector, worldwide, and is significant to various disciplines in the higher education field. Sue Gregory is an Associate Professor, Chair of Research and a member of the ICT education team in the School of Education at the University of New England, Australia, where she is responsible for leading and driving research within the school and training pre-service and postgraduate education students on how to incorporate technology into their teaching. She is a long-term adult educator and, since 2008, has been teaching in Second Life, in which she has created and manages several inworld spaces including classrooms and a playground for students. Sues research focus is on adult learning, authenticity, engagement, immersion, impact, and the efficacy of virtual worlds for education; in particular, she has been examining student perceptions of their learning in a virtual world. Sue is chair of the Australian and New Zealand Virtual Worlds Working Group (VWWG) and recently led an Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT)-funded project entitled VirtualPREX: Innovative Assessment using a 3D Virtual World with Pre-Service Teachers. Denise Wood is a Professor, Engaged Research Chair and Director of the Centre for Regional Advancement of Learning, Equity, and Participation (LEAP) at Central Queensland University, Australia. She had led over AU$6 million in national funded research projects focusing on learning and teaching, and the innovative use of information and communication technologies, including virtual worlds, to enhance learning outcomes and the social and educational participation of people from underrepresented groups in Australia and South Africa. One of these projects, which is of particular interest to this publication, was an Australian Leaning and Teaching funded national project, Facilitating flexible, enquiry-based experiential learning through an accessible, three-dimensional virtual learning environment (3DVLE), the outputs of which included guidelines for academics teaching in virtual worlds about the affordances and features virtual worlds for learning and teaching in higher education, case studies across a range of disciplinary fields and the development of an accessible virtual world viewer.
The book introduces essential concept of mineral exploration, mine evaluation and resource assessment of the discovered mineral deposit to students, beginners and professionals. The book is divided into nine chapters which will help the readers to incorporate the concepts of search for mineral deposits and understand the chances of success. The book discusses the fundamental details like composition of earth and mineral resources, formation of rock and mineral deposits, and the attempt to search for ore deposits to advance applications of remote sensing in mineral exploration. It also covers the details on how to conduct system of survey, evaluation, and how to arrive at a decision to open and carryout further exploration in the operating mine. The book shall be of great interest to geologists and mining community. Professor G.S. Roonwal, formerly Professor and Head of the Department of Geology, University of Delhi and Director, Centre of Geo-resources, University of Delhi South Campus. He is at present Honorary Visiting Professor in the Inter University Accelerator Centre, an autonomous Institute of UGC-MHRD. He is a prominent geoscientist of international stature. He is a winner of the National Mineral Award of the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, and has received several awards and medals by the professional societies. He has worked in Europe and North America in well-several known institutions and participated in oceanographic expeditions. Professor Roonwal has made significant contribution in land and marine geology which includes exploration assessment and eventually mining and environmental sustainability of land and sea-floor mineral deposits such as volcanogenic massive sulfides which contain valuable metals such as zinc, copper and associated gold and platinum. He also authored books on land and sea-floor mineral resources. His books such as: Mining and Environmental Sustainability (2014), Iron Ore Deposits and Banded Iron Formation of India (2012), The Story of Science from Antiquity to the Present (Geology Section)(2010), The Indian Ocean Exploitable Mineral and Petroleum Resources and edited Books entitled Indias Exclusive Economic zone (with Dr. S.Z. Qasim), Living Resources of Indias Exclusive Economic Zone (with Dr. S.Z. Qasim) and Mineral Resources and Development (2005)(Roonwal et. al.). He has written a number of scientific papers published in established journals. Professor Roonwal is listed in several biographical citations such as Marquis Whos Who in the World, since 1999 and Marquis Whos Who in Asia since 2010.