Stochastic Programming

Author: András Prékopa
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401730877
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Genre: Mathematics

Stochastic programming - the science that provides us with tools to design and control stochastic systems with the aid of mathematical programming techniques - lies at the intersection of statistics and mathematical programming. The book Stochastic Programming is a comprehensive introduction to the field and its basic mathematical tools. While the mathematics is of a high level, the developed models offer powerful applications, as revealed by the large number of examples presented. The material ranges form basic linear programming to algorithmic solutions of sophisticated systems problems and applications in water resources and power systems, shipbuilding, inventory control, etc. Audience: Students and researchers who need to solve practical and theoretical problems in operations research, mathematics, statistics, engineering, economics, insurance, finance, biology and environmental protection.

Excel Advanced

Author: BarCharts Inc., Staff
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 1423208625
Release Date: 2009-05-31
Genre: Computers

This 3-panel (6-page) guide is the perfect resource tool for those Excel users who have mastered the program's basic concepts and want to continue further. The guide is color-coded to refer to all versions of Excel, as well as information specific to Excel 2007 and earlier versions. Each subject covered is enhanced by easy-to-see screen captures and icons.

Excel Hacks

Author: David Hawley
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596555288
Release Date: 2007-06-20
Genre: Computers

Millions of users create and share Excel spreadsheets every day, but few go deeply enough to learn the techniques that will make their work much easier. There are many ways to take advantage of Excel's advanced capabilities without spending hours on advanced study. Excel Hacks provides more than 130 hacks -- clever tools, tips and techniques -- that will leapfrog your work beyond the ordinary. Now expanded to include Excel 2007, this resourceful, roll-up-your-sleeves guide gives you little known "backdoor" tricks for several Excel versions using different platforms and external applications. Think of this book as a toolbox. When a need arises or a problem occurs, you can simply use the right tool for the job. Hacks are grouped into chapters so you can find what you need quickly, including ways to: Reduce workbook and worksheet frustration -- manage how users interact with worksheets, find and highlight information, and deal with debris and corruption. Analyze and manage data -- extend and automate these features, moving beyond the limited tasks they were designed to perform. Hack names -- learn not only how to name cells and ranges, but also how to create names that adapt to the data in your spreadsheet. Get the most out of PivotTables -- avoid the problems that make them frustrating and learn how to extend them. Create customized charts -- tweak and combine Excel's built-in charting capabilities. Hack formulas and functions -- subjects range from moving formulas around to dealing with datatype issues to improving recalculation time. Make the most of macros -- including ways to manage them and use them to extend other features. Use the enhanced capabilities of Microsoft Office 2007 to combine Excel with Word, Access, and Outlook. You can either browse through the book or read it from cover to cover, studying the procedures and scripts to learn more about Excel. However you use it, Excel Hacks will help you increase productivity and give you hours of "hacking" enjoyment along the way.

Dashboards for Excel

Author: Jordan Goldmeier
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430249450
Release Date: 2015-10-07
Genre: Computers

This book takes a hands-on approach to developing dashboards, from instructing users on advanced Excel techniques to addressing dashboard pitfalls common in the real world. Dashboards for Excel is your key to creating informative, actionable, and interactive dashboards and decision support systems. Throughout the book, the reader is challenged to think about Excel and data analytics differently—that is, to think outside the cell. This book shows you how to create dashboards in Excel quickly and effectively. In this book, you learn how to: Apply data visualization principles for more effective dashboards Employ dynamic charts and tables to create dashboards that are constantly up-to-date and providing fresh information Use understated yet powerful formulas for Excel development Apply advanced Excel techniques mixing formulas and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create interactive dashboards Create dynamic systems for decision support in your organization Avoid common problems in Excel development and dashboard creation Get started with the Excel data model, PowerPivot, and Power Query

Power Excel 2016 with MrExcel

Author: Bill Jelen
Publisher: Tickling Keys, Inc.
ISBN: 9781615473557
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Genre: Computers

Updating the previous edition's tips to include features in Excel 2016, this new edition of MrExcel's popular software guide even incorporates suggestions sent in by readers. Each featured topic has a problem statement and description, followed by a broad strategy for solving the problem. MrExcel then walks readers through the specific steps to solve the issue. Alternate strategies are also provided, along with common scenarios that trip users up, leaving readers with not only answers to their specific dilemmas but also new and quicker ways to use formulas and spreadsheets.

101 Ready to Use Excel Formulas

Author: Michael Alexander
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118902592
Release Date: 2014-07-14
Genre: Computers

Mr. Spreadsheet has done it again with 101 easy-to-apply Excel formulas 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas is filled with the most commonly-used, real-world Excel formulas that can be repurposed and put into action, saving you time and increasing your productivity. Each segment of this book outlines a common business or analysis problem that needs to be solved and provides the actual Excel formulas to solve the problem—along with detailed explanation of how the formulas work. Written in a user-friendly style that relies on a tips and tricks approach, the book details how to perform everyday Excel tasks with confidence. 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas is sure to become your well-thumbed reference to solve your workplace problems. The recipes in the book are structured to first present the problem, then provide the formula solution, and finally show how it works so that it can be customized to fit your needs. The companion website to the book allows readers to easily test the formulas and provides visual confirmation of the concepts presented. Teaches you how to implement the required Excel formula Explains and details how the formulas work Lets you reuse or customize the given formula to address your particular needs Helps you make the formulas a regular part of your new, more efficient workflow Specific real-world scenarios are used to demonstrate how to most effectively apply Excel and its powerful formulas to complete tasks faster and with greater accuracy than ever before. Now you can save time, automate, and be more efficient and productive with 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas.

Project 2010 For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470871973
Release Date: 2010-04-13
Genre: Computers

A friendly reference guide to Microsoft Project, the leading enterprise project management software As project management software, Microsoft Project allows you to oversee your business activities effectively. You can manage resources, share project info, perform modeling and scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes. This easy-to-understand guide is completely updated to cover the latest changes and newest enhancements to Project 2010 and shows you how to get Project 2010 to work for you. After an introduction to basic project management concepts, you’ll discover the mechanics of using Project software to create and manage projects. Other topics covered include working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, working with reports, and creating templates. Microsoft Project allows you to manage resources, share project information, perform scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes Offers completely updated coverage of the new Project 2010, which is expected to implement the Office Ribbon Reviews formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, and working with reports Addresses using and sharing resources, creating templates, and managing projects Let the friendly For Dummies writing style guide you through maximizing the new features of Project 2010.

Microsoft Excel 2010 Functions and Formulas Quick Reference Guide 4 Page Cheat Sheet Focusing on Examples and Context for Interme

Author: Beezix Software Services
Publisher:
ISBN: 1936220253
Release Date: 2011-04-15
Genre: Business

Geared toward the intermediate to advanced user, this example-rich 4-page laminated quick reference guide provides explanations and context for many powerful functions and formulas. Step-by-step instructions for many function/formula-related features. This guide is suitable as a training handout, or simply an easy to use reference guide. The following topics include: Conditionally Summing Data (SUMIF, COUNTIF) Being Precise (Rounding functions) Improving Clarity with Range Names Merging Text and Numbers (CONCATENATE, TEXT, LEFT, RIGHT, MID, LEN, FIND, VALUE, TRIM, SUBSTITUTE) Changing Results: IF, AND, OR Table Lookups (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH) Error Recovery (ISNA, ISERROR) Array Formulas (Single Cell & Multi-Cell Arrays) Dates and Times (DATE, YEAR, MONTH, DAY, TODAY, WEEKDAY, NETWORKDAY) Using a Formula for Data Validation Troubleshooting: Types of Errors, Automatic Error Checking, Using the Error Checker, Show/Hide Formulas, Watching Cells, Evaluating Nested Formulas, Selecting Related Cells, Displaying Cell Relationships, Removing Relationship Arrows. This guide is one of several titles available for Excel 2010: Excel 2010 Introduction; Excel 2010 Tables, PivotTables, Sorting & Filtering; Advanced & Macros; Charts & Sparklines; Functions & Formulas.

Power Excel 2016 with Mrexcel

Author: Bill Jelen
Publisher: Holy Macro! Books
ISBN: 1615470492
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Computers

Updating the previous edition's tips to include features in Excel 2016, this new edition of MrExcel's popular software guide even incorporates suggestions sent in by readers. Each featured topic has a problem statement and description, followed by a broad strategy for solving the problem. MrExcel then walks readers through the specific steps to solve the issue. Alternate strategies are also provided, along with common scenarios that trip users up, leaving readers with not only answers to their specific dilemmas but also new and quicker ways to use formulas and spreadsheets.

Principles of Parallel Programming

Author: Larry Snyder
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133001723
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. With the rise of multi-core architecture, parallel programming is an increasingly important topic for software engineers and computer system designers. Written by well-known researchers Larry Snyder and Calvin Lin, this highly anticipated first edition emphasizes the principles underlying parallel computation, explains the various phenomena, and clarifies why these phenomena represent opportunities or barriers to successful parallel programming. Ideal for an advanced upper-level undergraduate course, Principles of Parallel Programming supplies enduring knowledge that will outlive the current hardware and software, aiming to inspire future researchers to build tomorrow’s solutions.

Excel as Your Database

Author: Paul Cornell
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430203544
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Computers

This book shows beginning users how to manage their data using one of the world’s most popular programs - Excel — without investing time and money in complex databases such as Access. We’ve written and organized the book for readers who know something about Excel but nothing about databases. We provide quick start solutions, step-by-step exercises, try-it-out sections, troubleshooting, and best practices solutions.

Excel Made Easy

Author: Ewan Arthur
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1785990950
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Computers

This updated edition of Excel Made Easy enables users to get to grips with the latest generation of Excel software. The updated program offers enhanced multi-device capability and works on touch-screen apps as well as tablet and some smartphones, so that users can work at home, in the office or on the go with mobile devices. Excel 2013 brings previously advanced tasks within reach of the beginner. Innovations for this edition include: Flash Fill (smart table filling), data labelling using video, pivot tables, online meeting and social media sharingBrilliant for those new to Excel or simply technophobic, whatever their age. Clear step-by-step instructions combine with screen-grabs to ensure that key features of the program are grasped. Simplified instructions that make the features beginners are most likely to use crystal clear.

Excel 2013 For Dummies

Author: Greg Harvey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118559703
Release Date: 2013-03-14
Genre: Computers

Learn to create, edit, and print Excel worksheets Need to get going with Excel 2013 in a hurry? Here are the basic techniques you need to know to work with Excel spreadsheets on your desktop or Windows tablet. Nothing fancy — just what's necessary to open and navigate Excel 2013, enter and edit data, format cells, add a header and footer, and print your worksheet. It's easy! Open the book and find: Where to find things in the program window Tips for using Excel on a touchscreen device How to use AutoFill and Flash Fill Advice on entering formulas Steps for printing cool-looking reports

Excel Charts

Author: John Walkenbach
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0764517643
Release Date: 2002-11-29
Genre: Computers

* One of the world's best-known Excel experts shows how to master the charting features in Excel 2000 and 2002 to create compelling graphic representations of data * Covers basic and advanced features, focusing on the new charting featuresprovided in version 2002 * Explains how to select charts for different categories of data, modify data in a chart, deal with missing data, format charts, customize shapes, and give charts a professional look

Excel Magic

Author: Claire Pye
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0749658606
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Electronic spreadsheets

Clear step-by-step instructions and screen shots take children through fun projects from start to finish, successfully building up their knowledge of how to use particular programs and applications. The "Computer Wizards" series guides children through each activity, with magic tips to help with projects.