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IMS Textbook: Stochastic Networks by Frank Kelly and Elena Yudovina

Member price: PB $20.99 (was $34.99); HB $51.00 (was $85.00). Pre-order now: publication due February 2014.
A compact, highly-motivated introduction to some of the stochastic models found useful in the study of communications networks.

IMS Monograph: The Skew-Normal and Related Families by Adelchi Azzalini and Antonella Capitanio

Member price: HB $48.00 (was $80.00)
Publication due January 2014.
The standard resource for statisticians and applied researchers. Accessible to the wide range of researchers who use statistical modelling techniques.

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