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Author(s): Graham Currell
Categories: Mathematics > General, Reference > General, Science > Research & Methodology
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2015-05-01
ISBN-10: 0198712545
ISBN-13: 9780198712541
Language: English
Description: Reliable data analysis lies at the heart of scientific research, helping you to figure out what your data is really telling you. Yet the analysis of data can be a stumbling block for even the most experienced researcher - and can be a particularly daunting prospect when analyzing your own data for the first time. Drawing on the author's extensive experience of supporting project students, Scientific Data Analysis is a guide for any science undergraduate or beginning graduate who needs to analyse their own data, and wants a clear, step-by-step description of how to carry out their analysis in a robust, error-free way. With video content generated... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:00:02 GMT
Casting Might-Have-Beens: A Film-by-Film Directory of Actors Considered For Roles Given To Others (by Eila Mell) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/casting-might-have-beens-a-film-by-film-directory-of-actors-considered-for-roles-given-to-others
Author(s): Eila Mell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Entertainment & Performing Arts, Performing Arts > Film & Video, Reference > Catalogs
Publisher: Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub
Publish date: 2005-01-06
ISBN-10: 0786420170
ISBN-13: 9780786420179
Language: English
Description: Some acting careers are made by one great role and some fall into obscurity when one is declined. Would Al Pacino be the star he is today if Robert Redford had accepted the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather? Imagine Tom Hanks rejecting Uma Thurman, saying that she acted like someone in a high school play when she auditioned to play opposite him in The Bonfire of the Vanities. Picture Danny Thomas as The Godfather, or Marilyn Monroe as Cleopatra. This reference work lists hundreds of such stories: actors who didn’t get cast or who turned down certain parts. Each entry, organized alphabetically by film title, gives the character and... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:56:12 GMT
Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale from the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL Canines (by Gary Brozek, Mike Ritland) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/trident-k9-warriors-my-tale-from-the-training-ground-to-the-battlefield-with-elite-navy-seal-canines-2
Author(s): Gary Brozek, Mike Ritland
Categories: History > Military, Pets > Essays, Children's Books > General
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publish date: 2014-01-14
ISBN-10: 1250041813
ISBN-13: 9781250041814
Language: English
Description: The New York Times bestseller featured on 60 Minutes, this is the first book to take readers inside the world of elite Navy SEAL dogs. As a Navy SEAL during a combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he'd found his true calling. Ritland started his own company training and supplying dogs for the SEAL teams, U.S. Government, and Department of Defense. He knew that fewer than 1 percent of all working dogs had what it takes to contribute to the success of our nation's elite combat units, and began searching the globe for animals who fit this specific profile. These... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:56:08 GMT
Algebraic Groups and Discontinuous Subgroups: Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics (by A. Borel) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/algebraic-groups-and-discontinuous-subgroups-proceedings-of-symposia-in-pure-mathematics
Author(s): A. Borel
Categories: Science > General
Publisher: Amer Mathematical Society
Publish date: 1966-06
ISBN-10: 0821814095
ISBN-13: 9780821814093
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:56:04 GMT
Diseases of the Breast 5e (by Jay R. Harris MD) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/diseases-of-the-breast-5e
Author(s): Jay R. Harris MD
Categories: Health & Fitness > Diseases, Medical > Oncology, Medical > Test Preparation & Review
Publisher: LWW
Publish date: 2014-05-21
ISBN-10: 1451186274
ISBN-13: 9781451186277
Language: English
Description: Stay on top of the latest knowledge in the field with this must-have resource for all clinicians who treat breast diseases.   Expand your knowledge of every aspect of breast diseases as a diverse and distinguished group of internationally-recognized experts summarize the current knowledge, including biology and epidemiology, clinical features, and management. Ideal for any clinician seeing patients with breast disease, especially carcinoma of the breast, This full color 5th Edition of the authoritative text in the field is designed to foster the understanding  necessary to provide optimal patient care..... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:54:04 GMT
Rosen's Breast Pathology (by Syed A. Hoda MD, Edi Brogi MD PHD, Frederick C. Koerner MD, Paul Peter Rosen MD) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/rosens-breast-pathology-1
Author(s): Syed A. Hoda MD, Edi Brogi MD PHD, Frederick C. Koerner MD, Paul Peter Rosen MD
Categories: Medical > Oncology, Medical > Pathology
Publisher: LWW
Publish date: 2014-03-06
ISBN-10: 1451176538
ISBN-13: 9781451176537
Language: English
Description: For three editions, Rosen’s Breast Pathology has been widely recognized as the “gold standard” reference. Now in its Fourth Edition, this classic text continues its legacy of being the leading reference work on the pathology of the breast. Precise pathological diagnosis of breast disease is the most critical factor in determining treatment and establishing prognosis. The Fourth Edition of Rosen’s Breast Pathology provides the most comprehensive, updated information on diseases of the breast. Intended primarily for pathologists, the book will be an indispensible reference for all surgeons,... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:21 GMT
Practical Sustainability: From Grounded Theory to Emerging Strategies (by Nasrin R. Khalili) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/practical-sustainability-from-grounded-theory-to-emerging-strategies
Author(s): Nasrin R. Khalili
Categories: Business & Economics > Development, Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Environmental Economics, Business & Economics > Organizational Behavior
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2010-12-15
ISBN-10: 0230104525
ISBN-13: 9780230104525
Language: English
Description: The practical aspects of environmental sustainability are crucial to businesses.  The need for inclusion of the core values of sustainability in business practice is presented and justified using social, environmental, financial, and economic indicators. This book provides a viable roadmap through those organizational approaches to sustainability.  Khalili provides leading business practices while demonstrating how the systematic inclusion of core sustainability values in long term business planning  increases efficiency, improves shareholder values, and... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:19 GMT
Proof, Logic, and Conjecture: The Mathematician's Toolbox (by Robert S. Wolf) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/proof-logic-and-conjecture-the-mathematicians-toolbox
Author(s): Robert S. Wolf
Categories: Mathematics > General
Publisher: W. H. Freeman
Publish date: 1998-12-15
ISBN-10: 0716730502
ISBN-13: 9780716730507
Language: English
Description: Starting with an explanation of what 'proof' means to a mathematician, this student-friendly introductory text is aimed at undergraduates in mathematics and related disciplines. It shows students how to read and write mathematical proofs and describes how mathematicians investigate problems and formulate conjecture. Students develop their skills in logic by following precise rules, and examples and exercises relating to discovery and conjecture appear throughout. The author also covers mathematical concepts such as real and complex numbers, relations and functions and set theory.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:16 GMT
Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide (by Lucinda Dykes) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/macromedia-dreamweaver-8-advanced-for-windows-and-macintosh-visual-quickpro-guide
Author(s): Lucinda Dykes
Categories: Computers > Computer Graphics, Computers > Computer Science, Computers > Programming, Computers > Web Design
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publish date: 2005-12-31
ISBN-10: 0321384024
ISBN-13: 9780321384027
Language: English
Description: Need to take your Macromedia Dreamweaver skills to the next level? You don't have to be a programmer to build interactivity into your site. You just need Dreamweaver 8—Macromedia's powerful new Web design and development tool—access to a Web server and an application server, and a copy of Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide. Takes a visual, task-based approach to guiding you through advanced topics and applying what you learn Works like a reference book - you look up what you need and then get straight to work Concise, straightforward steps and explanations offer the fastest way to learn tasks... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:14 GMT
American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light (by Iain Sinclair) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/american-smoke-journeys-to-the-end-of-the-light
Author(s): Iain Sinclair
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Travel > Europe, Travel > United States
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish date: 2014-04-15
ISBN-10: 0865478678
ISBN-13: 9780865478671
Language: English
Description: The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet “How best to describe Iain Sinclair?” asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. “A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A historian of countercultures and occulted pasts? An intemperate WALL-E, compulsively collecting and compacting the city’s textual waste? A psycho-geographer (from which term Sinclair has been rowing away ever since he... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:11 GMT
Confronting Silence: Selected Writings (Fallen Leaf Monographs on Contemporary Composers) (by Toru Takemitsu, Yoshiko Kakudo, Glenn Glasow, Seiji Ozawa) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/confronting-silence-selected-writings-fallen-leaf-monographs-on-contemporary-composers
Author(s): Toru Takemitsu, Yoshiko Kakudo, Glenn Glasow, Seiji Ozawa
Categories: Reference > General
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publish date: 1995-01-01
ISBN-10: 0914913360
ISBN-13: 9780914913368
Language: English
Description: In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his composition; on film and painting; on relationships between East and West; on traditional Japanese music; and on his own compositions.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:09 GMT
Comprehensive Chess Endings, Volume 1, Bishop Endings, Knight Endings (Pergamon Russian Chess Series) (by Yuri Averbakh) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/comprehensive-chess-endings-volume-1-bishop-endings-knight-endings-pergamon-russian-chess-series
Author(s): Yuri Averbakh
Categories: Games > Chess
Publisher: Pergamon Press
Publish date: 1983-06
ISBN-10: 0080269001
ISBN-13: 9780080269009
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:04 GMT
Refiguring Theological Hermeneutics: Hermes, Trickster, Fool (by Marion Grau) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/refiguring-theological-hermeneutics-hermes-trickster-fool
Author(s): Marion Grau
Categories: Religion > Comparative Religion, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2014-12-17
ISBN-10: 1137326859
ISBN-13: 9781137326850
Language: English
Description: Hermeneutics can be said to be operative when something is not immediately intelligible. The divine, experiences of God and the sacred, are of course a notorious hermeneutical problem. How to render, translate, interpret the unintelligible, the infinitely untranslatable without indeed admitting to its impossibility? This book argues that interpretive agency has aspects that are represented by the figures of Hermes, trickster, and fool. These figures reveal, perform, and challenge the status quo of a society and its structures of power, knowledge and belief. As hermeneutical acts are notoriously multivalent, engagement with... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:52:02 GMT
The Intelligent Mind: On the Genesis and Constitution of Discursive Thought (by Richard Dien Winfield) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-intelligent-mind-on-the-genesis-and-constitution-of-discursive-thought
Author(s): Richard Dien Winfield
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Philosophy > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2015-08-19
ISBN-10: 1137549327
ISBN-13: 9781137549327
Language: English
Description: The Intelligent Mind investigates the psychological emergence and reality of language and thought, whose comprehension is barred by the prevailing dogmas of mind/body dualism, of the reduction of mind to consciousness, and of the identification of consciousness with discursive awareness. Repudiating these dogmas, The Intelligent Mind shows how minds that do not yet speak or think can generate and acquire discursive rationality. Overcoming the mystery of the origin and learning of language, this book explores how the development of language diverges from the development of thinking, despite the dependence of thought upon... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:50:04 GMT
Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers (by Janet Malcolm) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/forty-one-false-starts-essays-on-artists-and-writers
Author(s): Janet Malcolm
Categories: Literary Collections > Essays
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish date: 2014-05-13
ISBN-10: 0374534586
ISBN-13: 9780374534585
Language: English
Description: A National Book Critics Circle Finalist for Criticism A deeply Malcolmian volume on painters, photographers, writers, and critics. Janet Malcolm's In the Freud Archives and The Journalist and the Murderer, as well as her books about Sylvia Plath and Gertrude Stein, are canonical in the realm of nonfiction--as is the title essay of this collection, with its forty-one "false starts," or serial attempts to capture the essence of the painter David Salle, which becomes a dazzling portrait of an artist. Malcolm is "among the most intellectually provocative of authors," writes David Lehman in The Boston Globe, "able to turn... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:48:25 GMT
Archaeologies of Internment (One World Archaeology) (by Adrian Myers, Gabriel Moshenska) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/archaeologies-of-internment-one-world-archaeology
Author(s): Adrian Myers, Gabriel Moshenska
Categories: History > Asia, Social Science > Anthropology, Social Science > Archaeology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-06-27
ISBN-10: 1441996656
ISBN-13: 9781441996657
Language: English
Description: The internment of civilian and military prisoners became an increasingly common feature of conflicts in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Prison camps, though often hastily constructed and just as quickly destroyed, have left their marks in the archaeological record. Due to both their temporary nature and their often sensitive political contexts, places of internment present a unique challenge to archaeologists and heritage managers.   As archaeologists have begun to explore the material remains of internment using a range of methods, these interdisciplinary studies have demonstrated the potential to connect individual memories and... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:46:04 GMT
Professional Community Server Themes (Programmer to Programmer) (by Wyatt Preul, Benjamin Tiedt) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/professional-community-server-themes-programmer-to-programmer
Author(s): Wyatt Preul, Benjamin Tiedt
Categories: Computers > Programming, Computers > Programming Languages, Reference > General, Computers > Web Development
Publisher: Wrox
Publish date: 2007-11-05
ISBN-10: 0470182083
ISBN-13: 9780470182086
Language: English
Description: Wrox’s Professional Community Server Themes is one the first guide to the Chameleon theming engine. Inside, Telligent developers Wyatt Preul and Ben Tiedt share their experience with Community Server, and teach readers how to extend their implementation with theming. Professional Community Server Themes is heavy on fully implemented examples, making this a hands-on guide that will get readers customizing the look of their Community Server install quickly. Topics include: URL Rewriting Modifying SiteUrls.config through Overrides Understanding Chameleon Implementing Blog Themes Interaction with ASP.NET AJAX Dynamic... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:46:02 GMT
The Old, Weird America: The World of Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes (by Greil Marcus) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-old-weird-america-the-world-of-bob-dylans-basement-tapes
Author(s): Greil Marcus
Categories: Music > History & Criticism
Publisher: Picador
Publish date: 2011-04-26
ISBN-10: 0312572913
ISBN-13: 9780312572914
Language: English
Description: A Special Edition with a New Introduction and an Updated Discography This is Greil Marcus’s acclaimed book on the secret music made by Bob Dylan and the Band in 1967, which introduced a phrase that has become part of the culture: “the old, weird America.” It is this country that the book maps—the “playground of God, Satan, tricksters, Puritans, confidence men, illuminati, braggarts, preachers, anonymous poets of all stripes” (Luc Sante, New York magazine). In honor of Dylan’s seventieth birthday, this special edition includes a new introduction, an updated discography, and a cover... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:44:07 GMT
Geometric Computation (Lecture Notes Series on Computing Vol. 11) (by Dongming Wang) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/geometric-computation-lecture-notes-series-on-computing-vol-11
Author(s): Dongming Wang
Categories: Computers > Artificial Intelligence, Computers > Computer Graphics, Computers > Programming, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General), Technology & Engineering > Mechanical
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Publish date: 2004-06
ISBN-10: 9812387994
ISBN-13: 9789812387998
Language: English
Description: This book contains tutorial surveys and original research contributions in geometric computing, modeling, and reasoning. Highlighting the role of algebraic computation, it covers: surface blending, implicitization, and parametrization; automated deduction with Clifford algebra and in real geometry; and exact geometric computation. Basic techniques, advanced methods, and new findings are presented coherently, with many examples and illustrations. Using this book the reader will easily cross the frontiers of symbolic computation, computer aided geometric design, and automated reasoning. The book is also a valuable reference for people working in... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:42:04 GMT
Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars (by William Patry) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/moral-panics-and-the-copyright-wars
Author(s): William Patry
Categories: Business & Economics > Business Law, Law > Business & Financial, Law > Intellectual Property, Reference > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2009-09-03
ISBN-10: 0195385640
ISBN-13: 9780195385649
Language: English
Description: Metaphors, moral panics, folk devils, Jack Valenti, Joseph Schumpeter, John Maynard Keynes, predictable irrationality, and free market fundamentalism are a few of the topics covered in this lively, unflinching examination of the Copyright Wars: the pitched battles over new technology, business models, and most of all, consumers. In Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars, William Patry lays bare how we got to where we are: a bloated, punitive legal regime that has strayed far from its modest, but important roots. Patry demonstrates how copyright is a utilitarian government program--not a property or moral right. As a government program, copyright must... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:42:02 GMT
Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games (by László Polgár) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/chess-5334-problems-combinations-and-games
Author(s): László Polgár
Categories: Games > Chess
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Publish date: 2013-08-13
ISBN-10: 1579129501
ISBN-13: 9781579129507
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:40:09 GMT
The Woulda Coulda Shoulda Guide to Canadian Inventions (by Red Green) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-woulda-coulda-shoulda-guide-to-canadian-inventions
Author(s): Red Green
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Publish date: 2017-10-17
ISBN-10: 0385687397
ISBN-13: 9780385687393
Language: English
Description: One of Canada's greatest inventors appraises his peers, with mixed results.   The author of How to Do Everything and Red Green's Beginner's Guide to Women has never been afraid to take on jobs doomed to failure. This latest project is perhaps the nearest he has come to a triumph. In The Woulda Coulda Shoulda Guide to Canadian Inventions Red surveys, analyzes, critiques and in some cases tells you how to recreate at home, the best Canadian inventions, from the Wonderbra to the hard-cup jockstrap, by way of insulin, the walkie-talkie, synchronized swimming and more world-changing innovations than you can wave a Canadarm at.... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:38:20 GMT
Partial Differential Equations with Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems: Third Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics) (by Nakhle H. Asmar) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/partial-differential-equations-with-fourier-series-and-boundary-value-problems-third-edition-dover-books-on-mathematics
Author(s): Nakhle H. Asmar
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publish date: 2016-09-21
ISBN-10: 0486807371
ISBN-13: 9780486807379
Language: English
Description: This text provides an introduction to partial differential equations and boundary value problems, including Fourier series. The treatment offers students a smooth transition from a course in elementary ordinary differential equations to more advanced topics in a first course in partial differential equations. This widely adopted and successful book also serves as a valuable reference for engineers and other professionals. The approach emphasizes applications, with particular stress on physics and engineering applications. Rich in proofs and examples, the treatment features many exercises in each section. Relevant Mathematica files are available for... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:38:14 GMT
Integrated Cisco and UNIX Network Architectures (Cisco Press Networking Technology) (by Gernot Schmied) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/integrated-cisco-and-unix-network-architectures-cisco-press-networking-technology
Author(s): Gernot Schmied
Categories: Computers > Certification Guides, Computers > Operating Systems
Publisher: Cisco Press
Publish date: 2004-09-14
ISBN-10: 1587051214
ISBN-13: 9781587051210
Language: English
Description: Design, build, and operate integrated gateway routing systems Learn how to design, build, and administer integrated gateway routing systems Identify the advantages and disadvantages of Cisco/UNIX integrated designs Review lab exercises throughout the book that bring concepts to life Encounter the fascinating world of dynamic UNIX routing and TCP/IP stacks Understand the way forwarding and signaling are implemented in the UNIX world Gain proficiency with tunnels and VPNs Utilize advanced features such as high availability, NAT, bandwidth management, policy routing, and multicast architectures... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:38:07 GMT
Seeing the Unseen. Geophysics and Landscape Archaeology (by Stefano Campana, Salvatore Piro) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/seeing-the-unseen-geophysics-and-landscape-archaeology
Author(s): Stefano Campana, Salvatore Piro
Categories: Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Geophysics, Science > Physics, Social Science > Archaeology
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publish date: 2008-09-23
ISBN-10: 0415447216
ISBN-13: 9780415447218
Language: English
Description: SEEING THE UNSEEN. GEOPHYSICS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY is a collection of papers presented at the advanced XV International Summer School in Archaeology ‘Geophysics for Landscape Archaeology’ (Grosseto, Italy, 10-18 July 2006). Bringing together the experience of some of the world’s greatest experts in the field of archaeological prospection, the focus of this book is not so much on the analysis of single buried structures, but more on researching the entire landscape in all its multi-period complexity. The book is divided into two parts. The first part concentrates on the theoretical basis of the various methods,... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:38:02 GMT
Spies and Saboteurs: Anglo-American Collaboration and Rivalry in Human Intelligence Collection and Special Operations, 1940-45 (by Joseph F. Jakub III) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/spies-and-saboteurs-anglo-american-collaboration-and-rivalry-in-human-intelligence-collection-and-special-operations-1940-45
Author(s): Joseph F. Jakub III
Categories: History > Europe, History > Military, History > United States, Political Science > International Relations
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 1999-01-13
ISBN-10: 0333721500
ISBN-13: 9780333721506
Language: English
Description: Spies and Saboteurs is the story of the origins of the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship' in human intelligence collection and special operations, which took place amidst the global conflagration that was the Second World War. It is the story of William 'Wild Bill' Donovan - the father of America's Central Intelligence Agency - and of his relationship with legendary British spymasters like William Stephenson, code named 'Intrepid', Stewart Menzies ('C'), chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, Admiral John Godfrey, the powerful and enigmatic director of Naval Intelligence, and General Colin Gubbins, Britain's master saboteur. Relying almost... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:20 GMT
The Idea of Europe Since 1914: The Legacy of the First World War (by M. Spiering, M. Wintle) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-idea-of-europe-since-1914-the-legacy-of-the-first-world-war
Author(s): M. Spiering, M. Wintle
Categories: History > Europe, History > Military, History > World, Political Science > History & Theory, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2002-09-21
ISBN-10: 0333984021
ISBN-13: 9780333984024
Language: English
Description: This book is about the history of Europe in the twentieth century and concentrates on two particular aspects. First, it examines the impact of the Great War on Europe; secondly it is concerned with European civilization and with ideas of what is meant to be 'European'. The approach is interdisciplinary, including integrated analyses from politics, international relations, political ideas, literature, and the visual arts. The common focus, which links all the chapters, is the effect of the Great War on a European mentality, or European identity. It targets reactions to the First World War up to 1939, but extends its coverage in many areas up to the... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:15 GMT
Application of Phytotechnologies for Cleanup of Industrial, Agricultural and Wastewater Contamination (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security) (by Peter A. Kulakow, Valentina V. Pidlisnyuk) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/application-of-phytotechnologies-for-cleanup-of-industrial-agricultural-and-wastewater-contamination-nato-science-for-peace-and-security-series-c
Author(s): Peter A. Kulakow, Valentina V. Pidlisnyuk
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Science > Environmental Science, Technology & Engineering > Environmental
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2009-10-30
ISBN-10: 9048135915
ISBN-13: 9789048135912
Language: English
Description: As government and community leaders, private companies, citizens, and applied scientists search for low-cost methods to cleanup environmental pollution, phytotechnologies can contribute to the solution by utilizing natural processes to reduce environmental risk. Phytotechnologies use vegetation to manage environmental contaminants in soil, surface water, and groundwater based on site-specific design considerations that can save 50 to 75 percent of the capital and operating costs compared to conventional remediation and containment technologies. Successful phytotechnology applications are based on scientific knowledge of plant physiology, chemical... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:13 GMT
Power from the Sun: A Practical Guide to Solar Electricity–Revised 2nd Edition (by Dan Chiras) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/power-from-the-sun-a-practical-guide-to-solar-electricity-revised-2nd-edition
Author(s): Dan Chiras
Categories: Architecture > Sustainable/Environmental, House & Home > Sustainable Living, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Publish date: 2016-12-27
ISBN-10: 0865718296
ISBN-13: 9780865718296
Language: English
Description: Written for the layman, this is the fully revised and updated guide for individuals and businesses interested in generating their own electricity using the Sun. Practical and accessible, it provides a basic understanding of electricity, wiring, and solar energy, and guides the reader through site assessment and determining the type of system needed, providing a solid understanding of grid-tied and off-grid systems, along with important guidelines on installation. Power from the Sun – 2nd Edition discusses types of PVs and PV systems, and includes comprehensive information on recent changes and... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:10 GMT
Fundamentals of Geomorphology (Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography) (by Richard John Huggett) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/fundamentals-of-geomorphology-routledge-fundamentals-of-physical-geography-1
Author(s): Richard John Huggett
Categories: Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Geophysics
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2016-12-09
ISBN-10: 1138940658
ISBN-13: 9781138940659
Language: English
Description: The new fourth edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject by discussing the latest developments in the field, as well as covering the basics of Earth surface forms and processes. The revised edition has an improved logically cohesive structure, added recent material on Quaternary environments and landscapes, landscape evolution and tectonics, as well as updated information in fast-changing areas such as the application of dating techniques, digital terrain modelling, historical contingency, preglacial landforms, neocatastrophism, and biogeomorphology. The book... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:06 GMT
Complete Variations for Solo Piano (Dover Music for Piano) (by Ludwig van Beethoven, Classical Piano Sheet Music) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/complete-variations-for-solo-piano-dover-music-for-piano
Author(s): Ludwig van Beethoven, Classical Piano Sheet Music
Categories: Music > Musical Instruments
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publish date: 1986-12-01
ISBN-10: 0486251888
ISBN-13: 9780486251882
Language: English
Description: The piano music of Beethoven is an indispensable part of the repertoire of any serious pianist. Especially appealing are the variations, magnificent compositions second only to the sonatas and concertos in importance, and among the most recorded and performed music in the piano literature. This volume contains all 21 sets of Beethoven's solo piano variations, including the extremely popular Diabelli Variations, Op. 120, which, in the view of many critics, accomplished for the piano what Bach's Goldberg Variations did for the harpsichord. Also included are the perennially admired Thirty-two Variations... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:03 GMT
Meehan's Bartender Manual (by Jim Meehan) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/meehans-bartender-manual
Author(s): Jim Meehan
Categories: Business & Economics > Industries, Cooking > Beverages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publish date: 2017-10-17
ISBN-10: 1607748622
ISBN-13: 9781607748625
Language: English
Description: A stunningly packaged, definitive guide to bar-building from one of the world’s most acclaimed bartenders.   Meehan’s Bartender Manual is acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan’s magnum opus—and the first book to explain the ins and outs of the modern bar industry. This groundbreaking work chronicles Meehan’s storied career in the bar business through practical, enlightening chapters that mix history with professional insight. Meehan’s deep dive covers the essential topics, including the history of cocktails and bartending, service, hospitality, menu development, bar design, spirits production, drink mixing... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:32:15 GMT
Topology and Teichmuller Spaces: Katinkulta, Finland 24-28 July 1995 (by S. Kojima, M. Seppala, Y. Matsumoto, K. Saito) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/topology-and-teichmuller-spaces-katinkulta-finland-24-28-july-1995
Author(s): S. Kojima, M. Seppala, Y. Matsumoto, K. Saito
Categories: Mathematics > Geometry
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Publish date: 1997-01
ISBN-10: 9810226861
ISBN-13: 9789810226862
Language: English
Description: The proceedings of the conference collected in this work is a series of articles on topology and Teichmuller spaces. Emphasis is placed on the universal Teichmuller space, the topology of moduli of algebraic curves, the space of representations of discrete groups, Kleinian groups and Dehn filling deformations, the geometry of Riemann surfaces , and some related topics.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:32:09 GMT
Differential Equations and Mathematical Biology (by D.S. Jones, B.D. Sleeman, D. S. Jones) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/differential-equations-and-mathematical-biology
Author(s): D.S. Jones, B.D. Sleeman, D. S. Jones
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Biology
Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC
Publish date: 2003-02-26
ISBN-10: 1584882964
ISBN-13: 9781584882961
Language: English
Description: The conjoining of mathematics and biology has brought about significant advances in both areas, with mathematics providing a tool for modelling and understanding biological phenomena and biology stimulating developments in the theory of nonlinear differential equations. The continued application of mathematics to biology holds great promise and in fact may be the applied mathematics of the 21st century. Differential Equations and Mathematical Biology provides a detailed treatment of both ordinary and partial differential equations, techniques for their solution, and their use in a variety of biological applications. The presentation includes the... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:32:07 GMT
Spies of the Kaiser: German Covert Operations in Great Britain during the First World War Era (St. Antony's Series) (by Thomas Boghardt) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/spies-of-the-kaiser-german-covert-operations-in-great-britain-during-the-first-world-war-era-st-antonys-series
Author(s): Thomas Boghardt
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws, History > Europe, Political Science > International Relations
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2005-01-15
ISBN-10: 1403932484
ISBN-13: 9781403932488
Language: English
Description: Spies of the Kaiser examines the scope and objectives of German covert operations in Great Britain before and during the First World War. It assesses the effect of German espionage on Anglo-German relations and discusses the extent to which the fear of German espionage in the United Kingdom shaped the British intelligence community in the early twentieth century. The study is based on original archival material, including hitherto unexploited German records and recently declassified British documents.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:32:04 GMT
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature (by Anne Marie Hacht) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/gale-contextual-encyclopedia-of-world-literature
Author(s): Anne Marie Hacht
Categories: Fiction > General, Literary Collections > General, Reference > Encyclopedias
Publisher: Gale
Publish date: 2009-03-25
ISBN-10: 1414448708
ISBN-13: 9781414448701
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:32:02 GMT
Advanced Optics Using Aspherical Elements (SPIE Press Monograph Vol. PM173) (by Hans J. Tiziani (Editors), Rudiger Hentschel, Bernhard Braunecker) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/advanced-optics-using-aspherical-elements-spie-press-monograph-vol-pm173
Author(s): Hans J. Tiziani (Editors), Rudiger Hentschel, Bernhard Braunecker
Categories: Science > Optics
Publisher: SPIE Publications
Publish date: 2008-01-08
ISBN-10: 0819467499
ISBN-13: 9780819467492
Language: English
Description: Modern optical systems rely on leading-edge production technologies, especially when using aspherical optical elements. Due to the inherent complexity of aspheres, all efforts to push the technological limits are risky. Thus, to minimize risk, clear decisions based on a good understanding of technology are indispensable. This compendium is written as an optical technology reference book for development and production engineers. With contributions from worldwide experts, this book aids in mitigating the risk in adopting new asphere production technologies. Contents - Introduction - Basic Considerations - Applications -... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:26:11 GMT
Field Guide to Infrared Systems (SPIE Vol. FG09) (by Arnold Daniels) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/field-guide-to-infrared-systems-spie-vol-fg09
Author(s): Arnold Daniels
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: SPIE Publications
Publish date: 2006-10-12
ISBN-10: 0819463612
ISBN-13: 9780819463616
Language: English
Description: This Field Guide is written to clarify and summarize the theoretical principles of infrared technology. It describes the basic elements involving image formation and image quality, radiometry and flux transfer, and explains the figures of merit involving detector performance. It considers the development of search infrared systems, and specifies the main descriptors used to characterize thermal imaging systems. Furthermore, this guide clarifies, identifies, and evaluates the engineering trade-offs in the design of an infrared system. Contents - Glossary of Symbols - Introduction - Optics - Radiometry & Sources - Performance... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:26:07 GMT
Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer (by Tad Crawford) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/starting-your-career-as-a-freelance-photographer
Author(s): Tad Crawford
Categories: Photography > General, Social Science > General
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publish date: 2003-08-01
ISBN-10: 1581152809
ISBN-13: 9781581152807
Language: English
Description: Here is a virtual treasury of advice, insight, and guidance for every freelance photographer! From creating a portfolio and promoting your work to winning the first client and running a healthy, profitable business, Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer provides crucial marketing, business, and legal know-how for every step of the process. New entrepreneurs will discover in-depth information on choosing the right location, interacting with clients effectively, and receiving timely payments. They’ll also find practical advice for keeping track of business income and expenses, managing insurance and tax issues, and marketing their work... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:26:03 GMT
Structures in the Universe by Exact Methods: Formation, Evolution, Interactions (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics) (by Krzysztof Bolejko, Andrzej Krasiński, Charles Hellaby, Marie-Noëlle Célérier) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/structures-in-the-universe-by-exact-methods-formation-evolution-interactions-cambridge-monographs-on-mathematical-physics
Author(s): Krzysztof Bolejko, Andrzej Krasiński, Charles Hellaby, Marie-Noëlle Célérier
Categories: Science > Astronomy, Science > Cosmology, Science > Mathematical Physics, Science > Physics
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2009-11-23
ISBN-10: 0521769140
ISBN-13: 9780521769143
Language: English
Description: As the structures in our Universe are mapped out on ever larger scales, and with increasing detail, the use of inhomogeneous models is becoming an essential tool for analyzing and understanding them. This book reviews a number of important developments in the application of inhomogeneous solutions of Einstein's field equations to cosmology. It shows how inhomogeneous models can be employed to study the evolution of structures such as galaxy clusters and galaxies with central black holes, and to account for cosmological observations like supernovae dimming, the cosmic microwave background, baryon acoustic oscillations or the dependence of the Hubble... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:22:04 GMT
Invariant Theory of Finite Groups (Mathematical Surveys and Monographs) (by Mara D. Neusel) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/invariant-theory-of-finite-groups-mathematical-surveys-and-monographs
Author(s): Mara D. Neusel
Categories: Mathematics > General
Publisher: American Mathematical Society
Publish date: 2001-12-04
ISBN-10: 0821829165
ISBN-13: 9780821829165
Language: English
Description: The questions that have been at the center of invariant theory since the 19th century have revolved around the following themes: finiteness, computation, and special classes of invariants. This book begins with a survey of many concrete examples chosen from these themes in the algebraic, homological, and combinatorial context. In further chapters, the authors pick one or the other of these questions as a departure point and present the known answers, open problems, and methods and tools needed to obtain these answers. Chapter 2 deals with algebraic finiteness. Chapter 3 deals with combinatorial finiteness. Chapter 4 presents Noetherian finiteness.... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:20:17 GMT
Civil Engineering All-In-One PE Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth, Third Edition (by Indranil Goswami) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/civil-engineering-all-in-one-pe-exam-guide-breadth-and-depth-third-edition
Author(s): Indranil Goswami
Categories: Technology & Engineering > Civil
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publish date: 2015-07-06
ISBN-10: 0071821953
ISBN-13: 9780071821957
Language: English
Description: The most complete, current civil engineering PE exam guide Thoroughly revised to comply with the new PE Civil syllabus, effective April 2015, and the latest specifications and design standards, Civil Engineering PE All-in-One Exam Guide, Third Edition, covers all the topics on the Principles and Practice of Civil Engineering exam, given by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). This edition features two new chapters on building analysis and design and quantity estimating as well as new and updated material throughout. Presented in the Breadth and Depth format of the actual exam, this... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:20:15 GMT
Fade to Black: A Book of Movie Obituaries (Omnibus Press) (by Paul Donnelley) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/fade-to-black-a-book-of-movie-obituaries-omnibus-press
Author(s): Paul Donnelley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Reference > General
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Publish date: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1844494306
ISBN-13: 9781844494309
Language: English
Description: Fade to Black chronicles the lives and deaths of more than 1,200 movie personalities, Included are not just the big stars but a wealth of important characters from the history of film. Some achieved world fame or great power. Some were consigned to obscurity after one scandal too many. Other hid dark secrets that would only emerge after their deaths.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:20:12 GMT
Topological Methods in Modern Mathematics: A Symposium in Honor of John Milnor's Sixtieth Birthday (by Lisa R. Goldberg editor) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/topological-methods-in-modern-mathematics-a-symposium-in-honor-of-john-milnors-sixtieth-birthday
Author(s): Lisa R. Goldberg editor
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Publish or Perish
Publish date: 1993-03-01
ISBN-10: 0914098268
ISBN-13: 9780914098263
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:20:09 GMT
Decision Systems and Nonstochastic Randomness (by V. I. Ivanenko) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/decision-systems-and-nonstochastic-randomness
Author(s): V. I. Ivanenko
Categories: Business & Economics > Operations Research, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-04-01
ISBN-10: 144195547X
ISBN-13: 9781441955470
Language: English
Description: "Decision Systems and Non-stochastic Randomness" presents the first mathematical formalization of the statistical regularities of non-stochastic randomness and demonstrates how these regularities extend the standard probability-based model of decision making under uncertainty, allowing for the description of uncertain mass events that do not fit standard stochastic models. The formalism of statistical regularities developed in this book will have a significant influence on decision theory and information theory as well as numerous other disciplines.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:20:04 GMT
Graph Colouring and Variations (Annals of Discrete Mathematics) (by D. de Werra, A. Hertz) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/graph-colouring-and-variations-annals-of-discrete-mathematics
Author(s): D. de Werra, A. Hertz
Categories: Mathematics > General, Computers > Software
Publisher: North Holland
Publish date: 1989-01-15
ISBN-10: 0444705333
ISBN-13: 9780444705334
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:16:19 GMT
Foundations of Robotics: Analysis and Control (by Tsuneo Yoshikawa) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/foundations-of-robotics-analysis-and-control
Author(s): Tsuneo Yoshikawa
Categories: Computers > Artificial Intelligence, Computers > Computer Science, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publish date: 1990-06-28
ISBN-10: 0262240289
ISBN-13: 9780262240284
Language: English
Description: Foundations of Robotics presents the fundamental concepts and methodologies for the analysis, design, and control of robot manipulators. It explains the physical meaning of the concepts and equations used, and it provides, in an intuitively clear way, the necessary background in kinetics, linear algebra, and control theory. Illustrative examples appear throughout. The author begins by discussing typical robot manipulator mechanisms and their controllers. He then devotes three chapters to the analysis of robot manipulator mechanisms. He covers the kinematics of robot manipulators, describing the motion of manipulator links and objects related to... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:16:16 GMT
Selected Papers on Discrete Mathematics (Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes) (by Donald E. Knuth) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/selected-papers-on-discrete-mathematics-center-for-the-study-of-language-and-information-lecture-notes
Author(s): Donald E. Knuth
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Mathematics > General
Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publish date: 2001-06-01
ISBN-10: 1575862492
ISBN-13: 9781575862491
Language: English
Description: Sixth in a series of collected works, Selected Papers on Discrete Mathematics is devoted to Knuth's purely mathematical work. Over forty of Knuth's classic papers spanning the entire range of discrete mathematics are collected in this volume, all brought up to date with extensive revisions and the addition of new material. The papers emphasize general techniques of problem solving and explore the creation of mathematical patterns. Knuth's prize-winning expositions of mathematical notation, his accounts of episodes in the history of mathematics, and his fundamental papers on tableaux and random graphs are all found here,... more...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:16:14 GMT
European Identity and the Second World War (by Michael Wintle, Menno Spiering) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/european-identity-and-the-second-world-war
Author(s): Michael Wintle, Menno Spiering
Categories: History > Europe, History > Military, History > World, Political Science > History & Theory
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2011-04-15
ISBN-10: 0230273238
ISBN-13: 9780230273238
Language: English
Description: The two concepts at the centre of this book: Europe, and the Second World War, are constantly changing in public perception. Now that 'Europe' is an even more contested idea than ever, this volume informs the current discourse on European identity by analysing Europe's reaction to the tragedy, heroism and disgrace of the Second World War.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:16:11 GMT
Second Generation Wavelets and Applications (by Maarten H. Jansen, Patrick J. Oonincx) http://www.books-share.com/ebook/second-generation-wavelets-and-applications
Author(s): Maarten H. Jansen, Patrick J. Oonincx
Categories: Computers > Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics > General, Science > Physics, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2005-04-28
ISBN-10: 1852339160
ISBN-13: 9781852339166
Language: English
Description: Second Generation Wavelets and Applications introduces "second generation wavelets" and the lifting transform that can be used to apply the traditional benefits of wavelets into a wide range of new areas in signal processing, data processing and computer graphics. This book details the mathematical fundamentals of the lifting transform and illustrates the latest applications of the transform in signal and image processing, numerical analysis, scattering data smoothing and rendering of computer images.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:12:08 GMT