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Author(s): Björn Schuller, Anton Batliner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2013-12-04
ISBN-10: 1119971365
ISBN-13: 9781119971368
Language: English
Description: This book presents the methods, tools and techniques that are currently being used to recognise (automatically) the affect, emotion, personality and everything else beyond linguistics (‘paralinguistics’) expressed by or embedded in human speech and language. It is the first book to provide such a systematic survey of paralinguistics in speech and language processing. The technology described has evolved mainly from automatic speech and speaker recognition and processing, but also takes into account recent developments within speech signal processing, machine intelligence and data mining. Moreover, the book offers a... more...
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Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:46:14 GMT
1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World (by Salim T.S. Al-Hassani, Sir Roland Jackson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/1001-inventions-muslim-heritage-in-our-world
Author(s): Salim T.S. Al-Hassani, Sir Roland Jackson
Categories: History > Middle East, Religion > Islam, Religion > Religion & Science, Science > History, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: 1001 Inventions
Publish date: 2011-03-01
ISBN-10: 0955242614
ISBN-13: 9780955242618
Language: English
Description: “This glorious book overflows with the great ideas of the Muslim middle ages. . . . I wish I had had this book fifty years ago."—Adam Hart-Davis, photographer, writer, and TV science presenter of the BBC series What the Ancients Did for Us What do coffee beans, torpedoes, surgical scalpels, arches, and observatories all have in common? Were Leonardo da Vinci’s flight ideas originals? Who devised the casing for pill capsules, and where did Fibonacci learn to flex his mathematical fingers? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this book. 1001... more...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:22:09 GMT
Negotiating Globally: How to Negotiate Deals, Resolve Disputes, and Make Decisions Across Cultural Boundaries (by Jeanne M. Brett) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/negotiating-globally-how-to-negotiate-deals-resolve-disputes-and-make-decisions-across-cultural-boundaries
Author(s): Jeanne M. Brett
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Negotiating
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publish date: 2014-03-17
ISBN-10: 1118602617
ISBN-13: 9781118602614
Language: English
Description: A framework for anticipating and managing cultural differences at the negotiating table In today's global environment, negotiators who understand cultural differences and negotiation fundamentals have a decided advantage at the bargaining table. This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Negotiating Globally explains how culture affects negotiators' assumptions about when and how to negotiate, their interests and priorities, and their strategies. It explains how confrontation, motivation, influence, and information strategies shift due to culture. It provides strategic advice for negotiators whose deals, disputes, and... more...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:22:06 GMT
Bologan's King's Indian (by Victor Bologan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/bologans-kings-indian
Author(s): Victor Bologan
Categories: Games > Chess
Publisher: New In Chess
Publish date: 2017-07-05
ISBN-10: 905691720X
ISBN-13: 9789056917203
Language: English
Description: The King's Indian Defence is arguably the most ambitious and exciting way to play against 1.d4. Black wants to start an early attack on his opponent's king, relying on the dynamic potential of his position. The KID has been a favourite of legendary attacking players such as Mikhail Tal, Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov, and remains highly popular at club level.Respected Grandmaster and acknowledged chess opening expert Victor Bologan presents a complete King's Indian repertoire for Black that is much more than just a lucidly explained and very playable set of responses. In many lines he presents two options to handle the Black position.Bologan's... more...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2021 15:56:05 GMT
Professional Java JDK 6 Edition (by W. Clay Richardson, Donald Avondolio, Scot Schrager, Mark W. Mitchell, Jeff Scanlon) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/professional-java-jdk-6-edition
Author(s): W. Clay Richardson, Donald Avondolio, Scot Schrager, Mark W. Mitchell, Jeff Scanlon
Categories: Computers > Programming, Computers > Programming Languages, Reference > General, Computers > Software
Publisher: Wrox
Publish date: 2007-01-10
ISBN-10: 0471777102
ISBN-13: 9780471777106
Language: English
Description: Working as an effective professional Java developer requires you to know Java APIs, tools, and techniques to solve a wide variety of Java problems. Building upon Ivor Horton's Beginning Java 2, this resource shows you how to use the core features of the latest JDK as well as powerful open source tools such as Ant, JUnit, and Hibernate. It will arm you with a well-rounded understanding of the professional Java development landscape.The expert author team begins by uncovering the sophisticated Java language features, the methodology for developing solutions, and steps for exploiting patterns. They then provide you with a collection of real-world... more...
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Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:46:03 GMT
Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders (by Warren Buffett) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/berkshire-hathaway-letters-to-shareholders
Author(s): Warren Buffett
Categories: Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Reference
Publisher: Max Olson
Publish date: 2013-04-25
ISBN-10: 1595910778
ISBN-13: 9781595910776
Language: English
Description: Warren E. Buffett first took control of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a small textile company, in April of 1965. A share changed hands for around $18 at the time. Forty-eight letters to shareholders later, the same share traded for $134,060, compounding investor capital at just under 21% per year -- a multiplier of 7,448 times. This book compiles the full, un-edited versions of every one of Warren Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. In addition to providing an astounding case study on Berkshire's success, Buffett shows an incredible willingness to share his methods and act as a teacher to his many students. There... more...
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Sun, 18 Jul 2021 15:32:05 GMT
The Sexual History of London: From Roman Londinium to the Swinging City---Lust, Vice, and Desire Across the Ages (by Catharine Arnold) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-sexual-history-of-london-from-roman-londinium-to-the-swinging-city-lust-vice-and-desire-across-the-ages
Author(s): Catharine Arnold
Categories: Health & Fitness > Sexuality, History > Europe, History > Social History
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publish date: 2011-12-06
ISBN-10: 0312600348
ISBN-13: 9780312600341
Language: English
Description: If Paris is the city of love, then London is the city of lust. From the bath houses of Roman Londinium to the sexual underground of the twentieth century and beyond, this is an entertaining, vibrant chronicle of London and sex through the ages. For more than a thousand years, England’s capital has been associated with desire, avarice, and the sins of the flesh. Richard of Devises, a monk writing in 1180, warned that “every quarter abounds in great obscenities.” As early as the second century AD, London was notorious for its raucous festivities and disorderly houses, and throughout the... more...
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Wed, 14 Jul 2021 15:52:02 GMT
T.A.E. Total Attack Elimination: Pressure Points Self Defense (Volume 1) (by Sifu William Lee) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/t-a-e-total-attack-elimination-pressure-points-self-defense-volume-1
Author(s): Sifu William Lee
Categories: Sports & Recreation > Martial Arts
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish date: 2014-01-18
ISBN-10: 1495351378
ISBN-13: 9781495351372
Language: English
Description: The T.A.E. complete package contains photos, graphs and 13 videos that provide a definite answer to many 'unanswered' questions related to real-life self defense (questions such as "What if the attacker is stronger and faster then me? "What if he is trained?" etc.) One of the essential points people usually forget is this: Muscles can be trained for power, strength and endurance, but no one can trained the muscles in 'pressure point pain resistance'! It's as simple as that. These simple yet incredibly powerful methods are based on ancient Chinese arts that deal with pressure point manipulation and striking. This book deals with the basics of... more...
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Wed, 14 Jul 2021 15:42:02 GMT
Forgotten Voices of the Great War (Forgotten Voices/the Great War) (by Max Arthur) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/forgotten-voices-of-the-great-war-forgotten-voices-the-great-war
Author(s): Max Arthur
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, History > Military
Publisher: Random House
Publish date: 2003-10-02
ISBN-10: 0091888875
ISBN-13: 9780091888879
Language: English
Description: In 1960, the Imperial War Museum began a momentous and important task. A team of academics, archivists and volunteers set about tracing WWI veterans and interviewing them at length in order to record the experiences of ordinary individuals in war. The IWM aural archive has become the most important archive of its kind in the world. Authors have occasionally been granted access to the vaults, but digesting the thousands of hours of footage is a monumental task. Now, forty years on, the Imperial War Museum has at last given author Max Arthur and his team of researchers unlimited access to the complete WWI tapes. These are the forgotten voices of an... more...
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Tue, 13 Jul 2021 14:42:12 GMT
A Million First Dates: Solving the Puzzle of Online Dating (by Dan Slater) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-million-first-dates-solving-the-puzzle-of-online-dating
Author(s): Dan Slater
Categories: Computers > General, Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations
Publisher: Current Trade
Publish date: 2014-01-28
ISBN-10: 161723009X
ISBN-13: 9781617230097
Language: English
Description: ** Previously published in hardcover as Love in the Time of Algorithms ** Once considered the realm of the lonely and desperate, sites like eHarmony, Match, OkCupid, and Plenty of Fish have been embraced by pretty much every demographic. Dating has been transformed from a daunting transaction based on scarcity to one in which the possibilities are almost endless. Now anyone can search for exactly what they want, connect with more people, and get more information about those people than ever before. As journalist Dan Slater shows, online dating is changing society in more profound... more...
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Tue, 13 Jul 2021 05:52:04 GMT
Follow the Money: A History of the Audit Commission (by Duncan Campbell-Smith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/follow-the-money-a-history-of-the-audit-commission
Author(s): Duncan Campbell-Smith
Categories: Medical > Public Health
Publisher: Allen Lane
Publish date: 2008-03-27
ISBN-10: 1846140684
ISBN-13: 9781846140686
Language: English
Description: Most books on politics and government take a view from the top down. They focus on the individuals and institutions that set policies in place and make the laws. But how are these policies and laws translated into action on the ground, where their success or failure helps determine the day to day running of schools and hospitals, police forces and councils? This is the much less familiar territory explored by "Follow The Money".It tells the story of the men and women responsible for keeping track of the money spent locally on public services since the early 1980s. What emerges is a rare behind-the-scenes account of the political world in which... more...
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Mon, 12 Jul 2021 16:06:02 GMT
Why Always Me?: The Biography of Mario Balotelli (by Frank Worrall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/why-always-me-the-biography-of-mario-balotelli
Author(s): Frank Worrall
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Sports, Sports & Recreation > Soccer
Publisher: John Blake
Publish date: 2013-05-01
ISBN-10: 1782190171
ISBN-13: 9781782190172
Language: English
Description: He is mercurial, troublesome, and frequently brilliant—this is the incredible story of the most fascinating man in world football today   Born in Italy to Ghanaian parents, Mario Barwuah suffered life-threatening health problems as a baby. By the age of three he had recovered, but his parents then entrusted him to a foster family—the Balotellis—and Mario grew up in the affluent village of Concesio. He began his football career with Lumezzane, earning promotion to the first team at the age of just 15. Balotelli's skill soon brought him to the attention of the biggest clubs in Italy, and he was signed by Inter... more...
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Fri, 09 Jul 2021 15:02:08 GMT
Understanding Chess Tactics (by Martin Weteschnik) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/understanding-chess-tactics
Author(s): Martin Weteschnik
Categories: Games > Chess
Publisher: Quality Chess
Publish date: 2006-07-30
ISBN-10: 9197524425
ISBN-13: 9789197524421
Language: English
Description: ‘Chess is 99% tactics’ is an old saying. This may be an exaggeration, but even the remaining 1% still depends on tactics. When Martin Weteschnik started working as a trainer in his local chess club, he quickly realized that even the stronger club players had great weaknesses in their tactical play. He also discovered that simply asking them to solve a huge number of puzzles did not fix the problem. These players clearly needed a good book, but when Weteschnik looked for it he found nothing suitable, so he decided to write it himself. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and decided to restructure and rewrite it completely.
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Tue, 06 Jul 2021 15:12:12 GMT
Calculate Like a Grandmaster: Learn from the World-Class Attacking Players (by Daniel Gormally) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/calculate-like-a-grandmaster-learn-from-the-world-class-attacking-players
Author(s): Daniel Gormally
Categories: Games > Chess
Publisher: Batsford
Publish date: 2010-09-07
ISBN-10: 1906388695
ISBN-13: 9781906388690
Language: English
Description: This is a penetrating study of the attacking methods of the most aggressive chess players of the modern era-from 1960s world champion Mikhail Tal to Magnus Carlsen, teenage leader of today's new wave of deadly attackers. The attacking style is a good choice for any chess competitor, but especially for less advanced players, who will relish the fireworks it produces. The first book from one of the UK's leading Grandmasters, this unique guide is illustrated with a wealth of examples from top-level games.
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Tue, 06 Jul 2021 14:36:13 GMT
The Penguin Book of Chess Positions (Penguin handbooks) (by C. Hugh O'D. Alexander) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-penguin-book-of-chess-positions-penguin-handbooks
Author(s): C. Hugh O'D. Alexander
Categories: Games > Chess
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish date: 1974-03-30
ISBN-10: 014046199X
ISBN-13: 9780140461992
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Tue, 06 Jul 2021 14:36:06 GMT
Ethics: Essential Readings in Moral Theory (by George Sher) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ethics-essential-readings-in-moral-theory
Author(s): George Sher
Categories: Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2012-01-12
ISBN-10: 0415782309
ISBN-13: 9780415782302
Language: English
Description: Ethics: Essential Readings in Moral Theory is an outstanding anthology of the most important topics, theories and debates in ethics, compiled by one of the leading experts in the field. It includes sixty-six extracts covering the central domains of ethics: why be moral? the meaning of moral language morality and objectivity consequentialism deontology virtue and character value and well-being moral psychology applications: including abortion, famine relief and consent. Included are both classical extracts from Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill, as well as contemporary classics from... more...
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Mon, 05 Jul 2021 16:06:09 GMT
Creating Games in C++: A Step-by-Step Guide (by David Conger, Ron Little) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/creating-games-in-c-a-step-by-step-guide
Author(s): David Conger, Ron Little
Categories: Computers > Programming, Games > Video & Electronic, Reference > General, Computers > Development
Publisher: New Riders Games
Publish date: 2007-02-01
ISBN-10: 0735714347
ISBN-13: 9780735714342
Language: English
Description: Do you love video games? Ever wondered if you could create one of your own, with all the bells and whistles? It’s not as complicated as you’d think, and you don’t need to be a math whiz or a programming genius to do it. In fact, everything you need to create your first game, “Invasion of the Slugwroths,” is included in this book and CD-ROM. Author David Conger starts at square one, introducing the tools of the trade and all the basic concepts for getting started programming with C++, the language that powers most current commercial games. Plus, he’s put a wealth of top-notch (and free) tools on the CD-ROM, including the... more...
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Sun, 04 Jul 2021 14:36:06 GMT
A History of Cricket in 100 Objects (by Gavin Mortimer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-history-of-cricket-in-100-objects
Author(s): Gavin Mortimer
Categories: Sports & Recreation > Cricket, Sports & Recreation > History
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Publish date: 2013-06-06
ISBN-10: 1846689406
ISBN-13: 9781846689406
Language: English
Description: Once the preserve of the English, now, for nations the world over, summertime means cricket bats to be oiled, rain forecasts analysed and tea in the pavilion. Cricket has enthralled us since the seventeenth century. But what is it about the game that provokes such fervour? Award-winning sports author Gavin Mortimer calls together a cast of salt-of-the-earth Yorkshiremen, American billionaires and dashing Indian princes to tell the strange and remarkable tale of cricket's journey from medieval village sport of 'club-ball' to the global media circus graced by superstars from Denis Compton to Sachin Tendulkar. If you've ever wanted to know what a hoop... more...
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Fri, 02 Jul 2021 14:46:04 GMT
Western Art and the Wider World (by Paul Wood) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/western-art-and-the-wider-world
Author(s): Paul Wood
Categories: Art > History
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2013-12-23
ISBN-10: 1444333917
ISBN-13: 9781444333916
Language: English
Description: Western Art and the Wider World explores the evolving relationship between the Western canon of art, as it has developed since the Renaissance, and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. Explores the origins, influences, and evolving relationship between the Western canon of art as it has developed since the Renaissance and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas Makes the case for ‘world art’ long before the fashion of globalization Charts connections between areas of study in art that long were considered in... more...
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Tue, 29 Jun 2021 15:32:03 GMT
Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations, 4th Ed. (by Alexander Matanovich) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/encyclopedia-of-chess-combinations-4th-ed
Author(s): Alexander Matanovich
Categories: Reference > General
Publisher: Chess Informant
Publish date: 2013
ISBN-10: 8672970659
ISBN-13: 9788672970654
Language: English
Description: Fourth edition (2013), Hardcover, 660pp. (Formerly known as Anthology of Chess Combinations) A beautiful and powerful hardcover book at 660 pages that offers years of enjoyment and training material to test the reader's tactical ability. ECC4 is a completely revised and updated edition of one of the fundamental books about the art of combinational chess. In comparison to the third edition there are 292 more examples. The content represents the work of the Chess Informant Editorial Board of experienced grandmasters and international masters. Inside there are ten themes with 3,001 combinations subdivided into three difficulty levels
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Sun, 27 Jun 2021 16:56:03 GMT
William James and the Quest for an Ethical Republic (Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History) (by Trygve Throntveit) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/william-james-and-the-quest-for-an-ethical-republic-palgrave-studies-in-cultural-and-intellectual-history
Author(s): Trygve Throntveit
Categories: History > Study & Teaching, History > United States, History > World, Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Philosophy > Metaphysics
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2014-12-17
ISBN-10: 0230117821
ISBN-13: 9780230117822
Language: English
Description: Pragmatist philosopher William James has long been deemed a dubious guide to ethical reasoning. This book overturns such thinking, demonstrating the coherence of James's efforts to develop a flexible but rigorous framework for individuals and societies seeking freedom, meaning, and justice in a world of interdependence, uncertainty, and change.
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Fri, 25 Jun 2021 15:16:06 GMT
Mouse (See How They Grow) (by DK Publishing) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mouse-see-how-they-grow
Author(s): DK Publishing
Categories: Children's Books > Animals, Children's Books > Science, Nature & How It Works
Publisher: DK Preschool
Publish date: 2008-04-21
ISBN-10: 0756637643
ISBN-13: 9780756637644
Language: English
Description: See How They Grow: Mouse: follows a mouse on its path from newborn to adult. Appealing step-by-step photography allows children to see a butterfly emerge from its cocoon and spread its wings, or see what happens when an egg hatches and a chick emerges. Each book comes with a sticker sheet packed with cute images of the animals featured in the book.
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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 16:06:15 GMT
Love's Confusions (by C. D. C. Reeve) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/loves-confusions
Author(s): C. D. C. Reeve
Categories: Family & Relationships > Love & Romance, Religion > Christian Ministry
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish date: 2007-10-30
ISBN-10: 0674025636
ISBN-13: 9780674025639
Language: English
Description: Love's confusions are legion. We promise to love, but we cannot love at will. Love God, we're commanded, but we cannot love on command. And given the vicissitudes of self-love, even if we could love our neighbors as we love ourselves, would it be a good thing to do so? These are a few of the paradoxes that typically lead philosophers to oversimplify love--and that draw C. D. C. Reeve to explore it in all its complexity, searching for the lessons to be found within love's confusions. Ranging from Plato, who wrote so eloquently on the subject, to writers as diverse as Shakespeare, Proust, Forster, Beckett, Huxley, Lawrence,... more...
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Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:06:12 GMT
The Scientific American Book of Love, Sex and the Brain: The Neuroscience of How, When, Why and Who We Love (by Judith Horstman, Scientific American) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-scientific-american-book-of-love-sex-and-the-brain-the-neuroscience-of-how-when-why-and-who-we-love
Author(s): Judith Horstman, Scientific American
Categories: Health & Fitness > General
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publish date: 2011-12-27
ISBN-10: 0470647787
ISBN-13: 9780470647783
Language: English
Description: Who do we love? Who loves us? And why? Is love really a mystery, or can neuroscience offer some answers to these age-old questions?In her third enthralling book about the brain, Judith Horstman takes us on a lively tour of our most important sex and love organ and the whole smorgasbord of our many kinds of love-from the bonding of parent and child to the passion of erotic love, the affectionate love of companionship, the role of animals in our lives, and the love of God.Drawing on the latest neuroscience, she explores why and how we are born to love-how we're hardwired to crave the companionship of others, and how very badly things can go without... more...
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Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:06:06 GMT
The Backyard Birdsong Guide Eastern and Central North America: A Guide to Listening (by Donald Kroodsma) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-backyard-birdsong-guide-eastern-and-central-north-america-a-guide-to-listening
Author(s): Donald Kroodsma
Categories: Nature > Birds & Birdwatching, Nature > Reference
Publisher: Cornell Lab Publishing Group
Publish date: 2016-04-12
ISBN-10: 1943645019
ISBN-13: 9781943645015
Language: English
Description: Back by popular demand with more than 300,000 copies sold, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is proud to re-release the widely acclaimed and bestselling bird audio field guide series, Backyard Birdsongs, from award-winning Ornithologist and Author, Donald Kroodsma. Backyard Birdsongs is an interactive handbook of birds and their songs for beginning bird-watchers. With a touch-button electronic module housing common vocalizations of 75 species from across Eastern and Central North America, this volume offers a truly sensory way to identify and get to know local birds. Crisply detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations... more...
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Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:46:12 GMT
The V-Word: True Stories about First-Time Sex (by Amber J. Keyser) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-v-word-true-stories-about-first-time-sex
Author(s): Amber J. Keyser
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Simon Pulse/Beyond Words
Publish date: 2016-02-02
ISBN-10: 1582705216
ISBN-13: 9781582705217
Language: English
Description: An honest and poignant collection of essays by women about losing their virginity in their teens. The V-Word captures the complexity of this important life-decision and reflects diverse real-world experiences. Includes helpful resources for parents and teens. Losing it. Popping your cherry. Handing in your V-card. First time sex is a big unknown. Will it be candlelight and rose petals or quick and uncomfortable? Is it about love or about lust? Deciding to have sex for the first time is a choice that’s often fraught with anxiety and joy. But do you have anyone telling you what sex is really like? In The V-Word seventeen writers (including... more...
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Thu, 10 Jun 2021 14:42:05 GMT
Fixed-Income Securities: Valuation, Risk Management and Portfolio Strategies (by Lionel Martellini, Philippe Priaulet, Stéphane Priaulet) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fixed-income-securities-valuation-risk-management-and-portfolio-strategies
Author(s): Lionel Martellini, Philippe Priaulet, Stéphane Priaulet
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Insurance, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities, Business & Economics > Quality Control
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2003-07-09
ISBN-10: 0470852771
ISBN-13: 9780470852774
Language: English
Description: This textbook will be designed for fixed-income securities courses taught on MSc Finance and MBA courses. There is currently no suitable text that offers a 'Hull-type' book for the fixed income student market. This book aims to fill this need. The book will contain numerous worked examples, excel spreadsheets, with a building block approach throughout. A key feature of the book will be coverage of both traditional and alternative investment strategies in the fixed-income market, for example, the book will cover the modern strategies used by fixed-income hedge funds. The text will be supported by a set of PowerPoint slides for use by the... more...
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:32:11 GMT
Interest-Rate Option Models: Understanding, Analysing and Using Models for Exotic Interest-Rate Options (Wiley Series in Financial Engineering) (by Riccardo Rebonato) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/interest-rate-option-models-understanding-analysing-and-using-models-for-exotic-interest-rate-options-wiley-series-in-financial-engineering
Author(s): Riccardo Rebonato
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 1998-05
ISBN-10: 0471979589
ISBN-13: 9780471979586
Language: English
Description: The modelling of exotic interest-rate options is such an important and fast-moving area, that the updating of the extremely successful first edition has been eagerly awaited. This edition re-focuses the assessment of various models presented in the first edition, in light of the new developments of modelling imperfect correlation between financial quantities. It also presents a substantial new chapter devoted to this revolutionary modelling method. In this second edition, readers will also find important new data dealing with the securities market and the probabilistic/stochastic calculus tools. Other changes include: a new chapter on the issues... more...
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:32:02 GMT
Financial Derivatives in Theory and Practice (by P. J. Hunt, J. E. Kennedy) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/financial-derivatives-in-theory-and-practice-1
Author(s): P. J. Hunt, J. E. Kennedy
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2000-05-12
ISBN-10: 0471967173
ISBN-13: 9780471967170
Language: English
Description: This book brings together in one volume both a complete, rigorous and yet readable account of the mathematics underlying derivative pricing and a guide to applying these ideas to solve real pricing problems. It is aimed at practitioners and researchers who wish to understand the latest finance literature and develop their own pricing models. The authors' combination of strong theoretical knowledge and extensive market experience make this book particularly relevant for those interested in real world applications of mathematical finance. Features: detailed coverage of interest rate derivatives, from 'vanilla' instruments through to many of... more...
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:26:14 GMT
Dynamic Term Structure Modeling: The Fixed Income Valuation Course (by Sanjay K. Nawalkha, Gloria M. Soto, Natalia A. Beliaeva) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dynamic-term-structure-modeling-the-fixed-income-valuation-course
Author(s): Sanjay K. Nawalkha, Gloria M. Soto, Natalia A. Beliaeva
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2007-06-04
ISBN-10: 0471737143
ISBN-13: 9780471737148
Language: English
Description: Praise for Dynamic Term Structure Modeling "This book offers the most comprehensive coverage of term-structure models I have seen so far, encompassing equilibrium and no-arbitrage models in a new framework, along with the major solution techniques using trees, PDE methods, Fourier methods, and approximations. It is an essential reference for academics and practitioners alike." --Sanjiv Ranjan Das Professor of Finance, Santa Clara University, California, coeditor, Journal of Derivatives "Bravo! This is an exhaustive analysis of the yield curve dynamics. It is clear, pedagogically impressive, well presented, and to the point." --Nassim Nicholas Taleb... more...
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:26:11 GMT
Introductory Stochastic Analysis for Finance and Insurance (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics) (by X. Sheldon Lin, Society of Actuaries) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/introductory-stochastic-analysis-for-finance-and-insurance-wiley-series-in-probability-and-statistics
Author(s): X. Sheldon Lin, Society of Actuaries
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Skills, Law > General, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publish date: 2006-03-17
ISBN-10: 0471716421
ISBN-13: 9780471716426
Language: English
Description: Incorporates the many tools needed for modeling and pricing in finance and insurance Introductory Stochastic Analysis for Finance and Insurance introduces readers to the topics needed to master and use basic stochastic analysis techniques for mathematical finance. The author presents the theories of stochastic processes and stochastic calculus and provides the necessary tools for modeling and pricing in finance and insurance. Practical in focus, the book's emphasis is on application, intuition, and computation, rather than theory. Consequently, the text is of interest to graduate students, researchers, and practitioners interested in these areas.... more...
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:26:09 GMT
A Practical Guide to Forecasting Financial Market Volatility (by Ser-Huang Poon) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-practical-guide-to-forecasting-financial-market-volatility
Author(s): Ser-Huang Poon
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2005-05-27
ISBN-10: 0470856130
ISBN-13: 9780470856130
Language: English
Description: Financial market volatility forecasting is one of today's most important areas of expertise for professionals and academics in investment, option pricing, and financial market regulation. While many books address financial market modelling, no single book is devoted primarily to the exploration of volatility forecasting and the practical use of forecasting models. A Practical Guide to Forecasting Financial Market Volatility provides practical guidance on this vital topic through an in-depth examination of a range of popular forecasting models. Details are provided on proven techniques for building volatility models, with guide-lines for actually... more...
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:26:06 GMT
Introduction to Stochastic Calculus Applied to Finance (Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics Series) (by Damien Lamberton, Bernard Lapeyre, Nicolas Rabeau, Francois Mantion) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/introduction-to-stochastic-calculus-applied-to-finance-chapman-and-hall-crc-financial-mathematics-series
Author(s): Damien Lamberton, Bernard Lapeyre, Nicolas Rabeau, Francois Mantion
Categories: Business & Economics > Finance, Mathematics > Calculus, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 1996-06-13
ISBN-10: 0412718006
ISBN-13: 9780412718007
Language: English
Description: In recent years the growing importance of derivative products financial markets has increased financial institutions' demands for mathematical skills. This book introduces the mathematical methods of financial modeling with clear explanations of the most useful models. Introduction to Stochastic Calculus begins with an elementary presentation of discrete models, including the Cox-Ross-Rubenstein model. This book will be valued by derivatives trading, marketing, and research divisions of investment banks and other institutions, and also by graduate students and research academics in applied probability and finance theory.
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Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:26:03 GMT
Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations (Robert W. Kolb Series) (by Robert W. Kolb) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/financial-contagion-the-viral-threat-to-the-wealth-of-nations-robert-w-kolb-series
Author(s): Robert W. Kolb
Categories: Business & Economics > Economic Conditions, Business & Economics > Finance, Business & Economics > Insurance, Business & Economics > International
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2011-02-22
ISBN-10: 0470922389
ISBN-13: 9780470922385
Language: English
Description: "Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations covers a lot of territory. It is, of course, terribly important to analyze case histories to discover potential triggers, mechanisms of transmission, and viable ways to contain the damage of financial contagion. The problem is, as these articles amply demonstrate, that there’s always a new virus or a mutation of a former one lurking in some corner of the financial world. We don’t know what it is or where it is. And, even if we had some inkling, there’s almost never enough time to develop a financial flu shot." --SeekingAlpha.comThe latest insights on financial contagion and how... more...
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Sat, 05 Jun 2021 01:52:05 GMT
The Blue Chip Store: How Bank Robbery Changed My Life (by Clay Tumey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-blue-chip-store-how-bank-robbery-changed-my-life
Author(s): Clay Tumey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Self-Help > Motivational & Inspirational
Publisher: Lucid Books
Publish date: 2015-10-06
ISBN-10: 1632960591
ISBN-13: 9781632960597
Language: English
Description: Clay Tumey conducted a series of bank robberies throughout 2006 before calling it quits soon after the birth of his son. Jett was still a baby when his father went to jail. Growing up, visits with Daddy meant buying Cool Ranch Doritos-or "blue chips" as he called them because of their blue bag-from the vending machines and snacking together. Jett didn't realize that the blue chip "store" was actually prison. "The Blue Chip Store" details the life of a class clown who rarely saw the need to submit to authority as a child. And when those childhood patterns resurfaced as an adult, they only presented bigger problems with greater consequences. For most... more...
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Sat, 05 Jun 2021 01:32:07 GMT
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life (by Unknown) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/how-to-fail-at-almost-everything-and-still-win-big-kind-of-the-story-of-my-life-2
Author(s): Unknown
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish date:
ISBN-10: 0241003709
ISBN-13: 9780241003701
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Sat, 05 Jun 2021 01:26:12 GMT
5 Steps to a 5 on the AP: U.S. Government and Politics (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series) (by Pamela K Lamb) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/5-steps-to-a-5-on-the-ap-u-s-government-and-politics-5-steps-to-a-5-on-the-advanced-placement-examinations-series
Author(s): Pamela K Lamb
Categories: Education > Study Skills, Social Science > General, Study Aids > Advanced Placement, Study Aids > Study Guides
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publish date: 2003-12-11
ISBN-10: 007141276X
ISBN-13: 9780071412766
Language: English
Description: For the more than one million students taking the AP exams each year Boxed quotes offering advice from students who have aced the exams and from AP teachers and college professors Sample tests that closely simulate real exams Review material based on the contents of the most recent tests Icons highlighting important facts, vocabulary, and frequently asked questions Websites and links to valuable online test resources, along with author e-mail addresses for students with follow-up questions Authors who are either AP course instructors or exam developers
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Sat, 05 Jun 2021 01:26:09 GMT
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky (by Noam Chomsky, Peter Mitchell) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/understanding-power-the-indispensable-chomsky
Author(s): Noam Chomsky, Peter Mitchell
Categories: Political Science > Government, Social Science > General
Publisher: The New Press
Publish date: 2002-02
ISBN-10: 1565847032
ISBN-13: 9781565847033
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Sat, 05 Jun 2021 01:26:06 GMT
Swimming Drill Book 2nd Edition, The (by Ruben Guzman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/swimming-drill-book-2nd-edition-the
Author(s): Ruben Guzman
Categories: Health & Fitness > Exercise, Sports & Recreation > Swimming
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publish date: 2017-03-30
ISBN-10: 1492508365
ISBN-13: 9781492508366
Language: English
Description: Technique is critical in swimming performance. In the pool or open water, coaches and athletes alike know that efficiency in entering the water and in moving through it equates to milliseconds of improvement—milliseconds that make all the difference in a competition. That’s where The Swimming Drill Book continues to deliver. The first edition quickly became the best-selling drill book in the sport. Now, this second edition ups the ante with more drills, new variations, and expanded coverage to help every swimmer. Inside, you’ll find more than 175 drills for refining strokes, correcting faults, and improving your... more...
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Fri, 04 Jun 2021 16:36:02 GMT
Fundamentals of Laser Diode Amplifiers (by Dr. H. Ghafouri-Shiraz) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fundamentals-of-laser-diode-amplifiers
Author(s): Dr. H. Ghafouri-Shiraz
Categories: Science > Light, Science > Optics, Science > Solid State Physics, Science > Waves & Wave Mechanics, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 1996-04
ISBN-10: 0471958727
ISBN-13: 9780471958727
Language: English
Description: Optical communications technology is growing increasingly in importance, with a rapid pace of development. Innovative optical devices have emerged from the integration of semiconductor laser diodes with optical waveguide technology. This well-researched text traces the evolution of semiconductor laser amplifiers (SLAs) from these technologies. Focusing on the principle applications of SLAs, the author illustrates the growing importance of these functional components in the future of optical communications systems. Featuring:The major advantages of the basic static design of laser diode amplifiersSystematic analysis of signal and noise properties,... more...
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Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:02:06 GMT
Mathemagics: How to Look Like a Genius Without Really Trying (by Arthur Benjamin, Michael Brant Shermer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mathemagics-how-to-look-like-a-genius-without-really-trying
Author(s): Arthur Benjamin, Michael Brant Shermer
Categories: Games > General, Mathematics > General
Publisher: Lowell House
Publish date: 1993-03
ISBN-10: 0929923545
ISBN-13: 9780929923543
Language: English
Description: Using proven techniques, Mathemagics presents the secrets of lightning calculation. It shows how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide faster than is possible with a calculator or pencil and paper and helps readers conquer their nervousness about math.
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Sun, 30 May 2021 15:36:11 GMT
Digital Integrated Circuits (by Thomas A. DeMassa, Zack Ciccone) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/digital-integrated-circuits
Author(s): Thomas A. DeMassa, Zack Ciccone
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 1995-12-15
ISBN-10: 0471108057
ISBN-13: 9780471108054
Language: English
Description: Contains the most extensive coverage of digital integrated circuits available in a single source. Provides complete qualitative descriptions of circuit operation followed by in-depth analytical analyses and spice simulations. The circuit families described in detail are transistor-transistor logic (TTL, STTL, and ASTTL), emitter-coupled logic (ECL), NMOS logic, CMOS logic, dynamic CMOS, BiCMOS structures and various GASFET technologies. In addition to detailed presentation of the basic inverter circuits for each digital logic family, complete details of other logic circuits for these families are presented.
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Sat, 29 May 2021 16:12:02 GMT
Beyond Economic Growth: An Introduction to Sustainable Development. (WBI Learning Resources Series) (by Tatyana P. Soubbotina) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/beyond-economic-growth-an-introduction-to-sustainable-development-wbi-learning-resources-series
Author(s): Tatyana P. Soubbotina
Categories: Business & Economics > Development, Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > International, Business & Economics > Management, Political Science > Public Policy
Publisher: World Bank
Publish date: 2004-06
ISBN-10: 0821359339
ISBN-13: 9780821359334
Language: English
Description: What is development? And what does it take to make development sustainable? How can we measure and compare levels of development for different countries? The author of 'Beyond Economic Growth' challenges readers to find their own answers to these complex questions by analyzing and synthesizing information on a range of critical and interrelated development issues: population growth, economic growth, equity, poverty, hunger, education, health, industrialization, privatization, trade, foreign investment, international aid, climate change, the Millennium Development Goals, and more. - Why is world population growing faster than ever before? - Will... more...
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Sat, 29 May 2021 15:56:14 GMT
Campaign Trading: Tactics and Strategies to Exploit the Markets (Wiley Finance) (by Jack Sweeney) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/campaign-trading-tactics-and-strategies-to-exploit-the-markets-wiley-finance
Author(s): Jack Sweeney
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 1996-07-26
ISBN-10: 047114150X
ISBN-13: 9780471141501
Language: English
Description: Trading systems are the strategies all technical traders use to place their trades. However, any given system is only effective for a certain amount of time, under a specific set of circumstances. Therefore, to be truly successful, traders must change their systems on a regular basis. This text discusses the impermanence and built-in obsolescence of trading systems. The author explains, using a case example, how to create a profitable trading campaign that will work for a specific financial instrument under certain circumstances for a limited period of time. Then, the system is redeveloped for the next set of circumstances. The overall aim is that... more...
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Sat, 29 May 2021 15:56:08 GMT
Antipatterns: Identification, Refactoring, and Management (Auerbach Series on Applied Software Engineering) (by Phillip A. Laplante, Colin J. Neill) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/antipatterns-identification-refactoring-and-management-auerbach-series-on-applied-software-engineering
Author(s): Phillip A. Laplante, Colin J. Neill
Categories: Business & Economics > Information Management, Computers > Programming, Reference > General, Computers > Development, Computers > Software
Publisher: Auerbach Publications
Publish date: 2005-12-15
ISBN-10: 0849329949
ISBN-13: 9780849329944
Language: English
Description: AntiPatterns: Identification, Refactoring, and Management catalogs 48 bad management practices and environments common to software development, IT, and other organizations. The authors cover antipatterns of management, along with environmental/cultural antipatterns and personality antipatterns/phenotypes. Through the classification of these harmful practices, you will be able to correctly identify problems in your own work environment, and take action to correct them. The authors apply their extensive work and consultative experience, as well as the experience of the many professionals that they have known. This approach leads to a realistic... more...
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Fri, 28 May 2021 01:32:11 GMT
Play to Win: The Nonprofit Guide to Competitive Strategy (by David La Piana) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/play-to-win-the-nonprofit-guide-to-competitive-strategy
Author(s): David La Piana
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Entrepreneurship, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Nonprofit Organizations & Charities
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publish date: 2004-11-22
ISBN-10: 0787968137
ISBN-13: 9780787968137
Language: English
Description: Play to Win offers nonprofit leaders the help they need to develop their organization’s unique competitive advantages and to use the power of competitive strategies to build their organization’s capacity for advancing its mission. This book offers a clear description of competition and discusses its practical, ethical, and political ramifications within the nonprofit sector. It demonstrates how, by being a more effective competitor, a nonprofit can enhance its chances for both programmatic and financial success. Play to Win is filled with practical tools for assessing a nonprofit’s position in the marketplace and developing winning... more...
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Fri, 28 May 2021 01:32:08 GMT
The Politics of Europeanization and Post-Socialist Transformations (by Nicole Lindstrom) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-politics-of-europeanization-and-post-socialist-transformations
Author(s): Nicole Lindstrom
Categories: Law > General, Political Science > Government, Political Science > Political Ideologies
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
Publish date: 2014-12-12
ISBN-10: 1137352175
ISBN-13: 9781137352170
Language: English
Description: This study examines conflicts arising from the dual processes of Europeanization and post-socialist transformations, from gaining independence in 1991 to facing the current economic crisis. Through an in-depth comparison of Estonia and Slovenia over time, it shows how elite actors within these two very different welfare capitalist states resisted EU pressures to change their cohesive and successful national models.
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Thu, 27 May 2021 16:36:08 GMT
Architecting Enterprise: Managing Innovation, Technology, and Global Competitiveness (by Rajagopal) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/architecting-enterprise-managing-innovation-technology-and-global-competitiveness
Author(s): Rajagopal
Categories: Business & Economics > International, Business & Economics > Leadership, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Production & Operations Management, Business & Economics > Small Business
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2014-03-21
ISBN-10: 113736677X
ISBN-13: 9781137366771
Language: English
Description: The discussion in this book provides an introduction to the concept of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial business management. The author covers many elements of the entrepreneurial management discipline including choosing a business, organizing, financing, marketing, developing an offering that the market will value, and growing a business.
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Thu, 27 May 2021 16:26:08 GMT
1: A Comparative History of Commerce and Industry, Volume I: Four Paths to an Industrialized World (by David E. McNabb) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/1-a-comparative-history-of-commerce-and-industry-volume-i-four-paths-to-an-industrialized-world
Author(s): David E. McNabb
Categories: Business & Economics > Corporate & Business History, Business & Economics > Economic History, Business & Economics > Industries, Business & Economics > International, Science > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2015-11-10
ISBN-10: 1137503254
ISBN-13: 9781137503251
Language: English
Description: A Comparative History of Commerce and Industry, Volume I offers a subjective review of how the cultural, social and economic institutions of commerce and industry evolved in industrialized nations to produce the institution we now know as business enterprise.
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Wed, 26 May 2021 16:02:12 GMT
Concepts in Spin Electronics (Series on Semiconductor Science and Technology) (by Sadamichi Maekawa) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/concepts-in-spin-electronics-series-on-semiconductor-science-and-technology
Author(s): Sadamichi Maekawa
Categories: Science > Physics
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2006-03-30
ISBN-10: 0198568215
ISBN-13: 9780198568216
Language: English
Description: Nowadays information technology is based on semiconductor and feromagnetic materials. Information processing and computation are based on electron charge in semiconductor transistors and integrated circuits, and information is stored on magnetic high-density hard disks based on the physics of the electron spins. Recently, a new branch of physics and nanotechnology, called magneto-electronics, spintronics or spin electronics, has emerged, which aims at simultaneously exploiting both the charge and the spin of electrons in the same device. A broader goal is to develop new functionality that does not exist separately in a ferromagnet or semiconductor.... more...
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Tue, 25 May 2021 00:56:11 GMT