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Shape and shape theory

Author: D G Kendall
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1999.
Series: Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pioneered by David Kendall, the statistical theory of shape is an emerging area generating considerable interest for statisticians, engineers, and computer scientists. Co-written by Dr. Kendall, this  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shape and shape theory.
New York : Wiley, 1999
(OCoLC)624030915
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D G Kendall
ISBN: 0471968234 9780471968238
OCLC Number: 40660197
Description: xi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Shapes and Shape Spaces --
Ch. 2. The Global Structure of Shape Spaces --
Ch. 3. Computing the Homology of Cell Complexes --
Ch. 4. A Chain Complex for Shape Spaces --
Ch. 5. The Homology Groups of Shape Spaces --
Ch. 6. Geodesics in Shape Spaces --
Ch. 7. The Riemannian Structure of Shape Spaces --
Ch. 8. Induced Shape-Measures --
Ch. 9. Mean Shapes and The Shape of the Means --
Ch. 10. Visualising The Higher Dimensional Shape Spaces --
Ch. 11. General Shape Spaces --
App. A.1. Unary operators on groups --
App. A.2. Binary operators on groups --
App. A.3. The Universal Coefficient Theorems --
App. A.4. Duality in manifolds --
App. A.5. The splitting of exact sequences.
Series Title: Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Responsibility: D.G. Kendall [and others].
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