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The Chosen

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Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501142488
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A coming-of-age classic about two Jewish boys growing up in Brooklyn in the 1940s, this “profound and universal” (The Wall Street Journal) story of faith, family, tradition, and assimilation remains deeply pertinent today. “Works of this caliber should be occasion for singing in the streets and shouting from the rooftops.” —Chicago Tribune It’s the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their lives. But they’ve never met, not until the day an accident at a softball game sparks an unlikely friendship. Soon these two boys—one expected to become a Hasidic rebbe, the other at ease with secular America—are drawn into one another’s worlds despite a father’s strong opposition. Set against the backdrop of World War II and the creation of the state of Israel, The Chosen is a poignant novel about transformation and tradition, growing up and growing wise, and finding yourself—even if it might mean disappointing those you love.

Advances in Dynamic Games and Their Applications

Advances in Dynamic Games and Their Applications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pierre Bernhard,Vladimir Gaitsgory,Odile Pourtallier
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0817648348
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Advances in Dynamic Games and Their Applications by Pierre Bernhard,Vladimir Gaitsgory,Odile Pourtallier Summary

This book presents current advances in the theory of dynamic games and their applications in several disciplines. The selected contributions cover a variety of topics ranging from purely theoretical developments in game theory, to numerical analysis of various dynamic games, and then progressing to applications of dynamic games in economics, finance, and energy supply. A unified collection of state-of-the-art advances in theoretical and numerical analysis of dynamic games and their applications, the work is suitable for researchers, practitioners, and graduate students in applied mathematics, engineering, economics, as well as environmental and management sciences.

Scribus An Introduction

Scribus An Introduction Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Balasubramanian Thiagarajan
Editor: Otolaryngology online
ISBN: 9354161014
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Scribus An Introduction by Balasubramanian Thiagarajan Summary

Scribus is a popular open source Desktop Publishing software. Users who want to get their work published and who wants to have a full control of the layout of their manuscript should read this book. This book covers all the basic concepts involved in creating Page Layout using Desktop Publishing software. Even though the software used is Scribus, the concept is rather universal and can be applied to other software like Adobe in Design also.

The Chosen Twelve

The Chosen Twelve Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Breakwell
Editor: Rebellion Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1786185199
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The Chosen Twelve by James Breakwell Summary

There are 22 candidates. There are 12 seats. The last interstellar colony ship is down to its final batch of humans after the robots in charge unhelpfully deleted the rest. But rebooting a species and training them for the arduous task of colonisation isn’t easy – especially when the planet below is filled with monsters, the humans are more interested in asking questions than learning, and the robots are all programmed to kill each other. But the fate of humanity rests on creating a new civilization on the planet below, and there are twelve seats on the lander. Will manipulation or loyalty save the day?

A Monte Carlo Primer

A Monte Carlo Primer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen A. Dupree,Stanley K. Fraley
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441984917
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A Monte Carlo Primer by Stephen A. Dupree,Stanley K. Fraley Summary

The mathematical technique of Monte Carlo, as applied to the transport of sub-atomic particles, has been described in numerous reports and books since its formal development in the 1940s. Most of these instructional efforts have been directed either at the mathematical basis of the technique or at its practical application as embodied in the several large, formal computer codes available for performing Monte Carlo transport calculations. This book attempts to fill what appears to be a gap in this Monte Carlo literature between the mathematics and the software. Thus, while the mathematical basis for Monte Carlo transport is covered in some detail, emphasis is placed on the application of the technique to the solution of practical radiation transport problems. This is done by using the PC as the basic teaching tool. This book assumes the reader has a knowledge of integral calculus, neutron transport theory, and Fortran programming. It also assumes the reader has available a PC with a Fortran compiler. Any PC of reasonable size should be adequate to reproduce the examples or solve the exercises contained herein. The authors believe it is important for the reader to execute these examples and exercises, and by doing so to become accomplished at preparing appropriate software for solving radiation transport problems using Monte Carlo. The step from the software described in this book to the use of production Monte Carlo codes should be straightforward.

Product Lifecycle Management: Towards Knowledge-Rich Enterprises

Product Lifecycle Management: Towards Knowledge-Rich Enterprises Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Louis Rivest,Abdelaziz Bouras,Borhen Louhichi
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 364235758X
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Product Lifecycle Management: Towards Knowledge-Rich Enterprises by Louis Rivest,Abdelaziz Bouras,Borhen Louhichi Summary

This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the 9th IFIP WG 5.1 International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, PLM 2012, held in Montreal, Canada, in July 2012. The 58 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. They cover a large range of topics such as collaboration in PLM, tools and methodologies for PLM, modeling for PLM, and PLM implementation issues.

Signal Processing Methods for Music Transcription

Signal Processing Methods for Music Transcription Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anssi Klapuri,Manuel Davy
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387328459
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Signal Processing Methods for Music Transcription by Anssi Klapuri,Manuel Davy Summary

This book serves as an ideal starting point for newcomers and an excellent reference source for people already working in the field. Researchers and graduate students in signal processing, computer science, acoustics and music will primarily benefit from this text. It could be used as a textbook for advanced courses in music signal processing. Since it only requires a basic knowledge of signal processing, it is accessible to undergraduate students.

Chosen for the altar

Chosen for the altar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tania Rubim
Editor: Unipro
ISBN: 8571408823
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Chosen for the altar by Tania Rubim Summary

She's always at her husband's side. Even though she is the centre of attention. The details about her life and the position she holds are always a source of curiosity. But what does it mean to be a pastor's wife? What challenges does she have to face? How did she join this ministry and become a helper of a man of God? What does a young woman have to take into consideration when she plans to marry a pastor? In this book, Tania Rubim writes about facing the challenges of joining this ministry. "Chosen for the Altar - A Manual for the Future Pastor's Wife" clarifies misconceptions, and at the same time gives encouragement to young girls who dream of serving God on the Altar, but fear that it is something impossible to achieve.

Adobe XD Classroom in a Book (2020 release)

Adobe XD Classroom in a Book (2020 release) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Wood
Editor: Adobe Press
ISBN: 013658375X
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Adobe XD Classroom in a Book (2020 release) by Brian Wood Summary

Creative professionals, web designers, and UX professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe XD (2020 release) choose Adobe XD Classroom in a Book (2020 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book guide users step-by-step through key techniques in XD for designing and prototyping cutting edge content for websites, mobile apps, and presentations. You’ll set up a project, create graphics, add images and text, organize content, and work with components and Libraries. You’ll learn how to add effects and work more efficiently with repeat grid. You’ll also create fully functioning prototypes, and explore how to preview, share, comment, and export production-ready assets. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.

Rock Mechanics for Resources, Energy and Environment

Rock Mechanics for Resources, Energy and Environment Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marek Kwasniewski,Dariusz Lydzba
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482229072
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Rock Mechanics for Resources, Energy and Environment by Marek Kwasniewski,Dariusz Lydzba Summary

This book contains the Proceedings of EUROCK 2013 - The 2013 ISRM International Symposium, which was held on 23-26 September 2013 in Wroclaw, Poland. The Symposium was organized by the ISRM National Group POLAND and the Institute of Geotechnics and Hydrotechnics of the Wroclaw Institute of Technology. The focus of the Symposium was on recent develo

Shaping Jerusalem

Shaping Jerusalem Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Francesco Chiodelli
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317289099
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Shaping Jerusalem by Francesco Chiodelli Summary

Shaping Jerusalem: Spatial planning, politics and the conflict focuses on a hidden facet of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the relentless reshaping of the Holy City by the Israeli authorities through urban policies, spatial plans, infrastructural and architectural projects, land use and building regulations. From a political point of view, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may appear to be at an impasse; however, it is precisely by looking at the city’s physical space that one can perceive that a war of cement and stone is under way. Many books have been written on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict over Jerusalem; some of them have focused on the urban fabric; Shaping Jerusalem uniquely discusses the role of Israeli spatial actions within the conflict. It argues that Israel’s main political objective – control over the whole city – is ordinarily and silently pursued through physical devices which permanently modify the territory and the urban fabric. Relying on strong empirical evidence and data through the analysis of statistical data, official policies, urban projects, and laws, author Francesco Chiodelli substantiates the political discussion with facts and figures about the current territorial situation of the city, and about the Israeli policies implemented in the city in the past six decades.

Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release)

Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Wood
Editor: Adobe Press
ISBN: 013561953X
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Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release) by Brian Wood Summary

Creative professionals and UX designers seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe XD (2019 release) choose Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book guide users step-by-step through key techniques in XD for designing and prototyping cutting edge content for websites and mobile apps. You’ll set up a project, create graphics, add images and text, organize content, and work with symbols and Libraries. You’ll learn how to add effects and work with repeat grid. And you’ll gain proficiency in prototyping, and how to preview, share, comment, and export. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.

The Chosen

The Chosen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Taran Matharu
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 125013871X
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The Chosen by Taran Matharu Summary

The Chosen introduces the first book in the Contender trilogy, an epic young adult fantasy from Taran Matharu, author of the New York Times–bestselling Summoner series. Throughout history, people have vanished with no explanation. A group of teenagers are about to discover why. Cade is settling into a new boarding school, contemplating his future, when he finds himself transported to another realm. He soon discovers their new world is populated with lost remnants from the past: prehistoric creatures, ancient relics, and stranger still—people. Overwhelmed by his new surroundings, Cade has little time to adjust, for soon he and his fellow classmates are forced to become contenders in a brutal game, controlled by mysterious overlords. But who are these beings and why did they choose these teens? Cade must prepare for battle . . . because hiding is not an option. Fans of fantasy and LitRPG will welcome this new character and world from the author of the Summoner series.

Royally Chosen

Royally Chosen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tassen Raihan Trima
Editor: Ukiyoto Publishing
ISBN: 9811487030
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Royally Chosen by Tassen Raihan Trima Summary

Diana Stevens is a twenty-two-year-old living a happy life with her boyfriend in the United States, but when a sudden call from her mother makes her return to England, her life takes a drastic turn. Ivan Candelstone is Diana’s online best friend. Diana had always thought he was just a wealthy best friend of hers whom she talked with every day. Little did she know, he was actually the Prince of England who could only imagine himself with his girlfriend, Rain Summers. Due to a few misunderstandings, when the king and the queen meet Diana, she becomes royally chosen to be Ivan’s betrothed. What will happen now that Diana and Ivan are forced into a marriage they never expected? How is Diana supposed to deny her new life, now that she is Royally Chosen?


Chosen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: P. C. Cast,Kristin Cast
Editor: St. Martin\'s Griffin
ISBN: 1429974664
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Chosen by P. C. Cast,Kristin Cast Summary

Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird's adventures at the school take a mysterious turn. Those who appear to be friends are turning out to be enemies. And oddly enough, sworn enemies are also turning into friends. So begins the gripping third installment of this "highly addictive series" (Romantic Times), in which Zoey's mettle will be tested like never before. Her best friend, Stevie Rae, is undead and struggling to maintain a grip on her humanity. Zoey doesn't have a clue how to help her, but she does know that anything she and Stevie Rae discover must be kept secret from everyone else at the House of Night, where trust has become a rare commodity. Speaking of rare: Zoey finds herself in the very unexpected and rare position of having three boyfriends. Mix a little bloodlust into the equation and the situation has the potential to spell social disaster. Just when it seems things couldn't get any tougher, vampyres start turning up dead. Really dead. It looks like the People of Faith, and Zoey's horrid step-father in particular, are tired of living side-by-side with vampyres. But, as Zoey and her friends so often find out, how things appear rarely reflects the truth... Chosen is the third in the House of Night series by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast.

Gas and Oil Reliability Engineering

Gas and Oil Reliability Engineering Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eduardo Calixto
Editor: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0123919150
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Gas and Oil Reliability Engineering by Eduardo Calixto Summary

The advent of reliability engineering tools coupled with the cost of oil and gas operations has changed the paradigm of maintenance technology. A simple strategy of efficient replacement of failed equipment/component has been transformed into a more complex but proactive approach for keeping equipment running at peak efficiency concept of "total process" reliability engineering and maintenance. Applied Oil and Gas Reliability Engineering: Modeling and Analysis is the first book to apply reliability value improvement practices and process enterprises lifecycle analysis to the Oil and gas Industry. With this book in hand, engineers also gain a powerful guide to the most commonly used software modeling tools which aid in the planning and execution of an effective maintenance program. Easy to understand, the book identifies equipment and procedural problems inherent to oil and gas operations then applied a systematic approach for solving them. In this book, the author combines qualitative and quantitative methods with powerful software modeling tools to assist engineers in formulating a custom maintenance policy which will ensure process efficiency, reduce projects cost, reduce redundancies and optimum equipment replacement time. Mathematic methods for analyzing failure historical data Instruction for utilizing modeling systems such as MAROS, TARO, and BLOCKSIM and interpret results Step by Step approach for formulating an cost effective maintenance program Identifies equipment and procedural problems inherent to oil and gas operations Easily understood methods and software tools that will save time and money Provides a tutorial for using the most used software programs such as: MAROS, TARO, and BLOCKSIM Step by step instruction to create a custom maintenance policy Reduce project cost, reduce redundancies and optimize equipment life

Graphics and Visualization

Graphics and Visualization Pdf/ePub eBook Author: T. Theoharis,Georgios Papaioannou,Nikolaos Platis,Nicholas M. Patrikalakis
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439864357
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Graphics and Visualization by T. Theoharis,Georgios Papaioannou,Nikolaos Platis,Nicholas M. Patrikalakis Summary

This book is a comprehensive introduction to visual computing, dealing with the modeling and synthesis of visual data by means of computers. What sets this book apart from other computer graphics texts is the integrated coverage of computer graphics and visualization topics, including important techniques such as subdivision and multi-resolution mo

Study of the Inclusive Beauty Production at CMS and Construction and Commissioning of the CMS Pixel Barrel Detector

Study of the Inclusive Beauty Production at CMS and Construction and Commissioning of the CMS Pixel Barrel Detector Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lea Caminada
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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Study of the Inclusive Beauty Production at CMS and Construction and Commissioning of the CMS Pixel Barrel Detector by Lea Caminada Summary

This thesis describes one of the first measurements made at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest and highest-energy particle collider. The method of analysis described in the first part is applied to the first CMS collision data collected after the LHC startup in 2010 and leads to the first experimental result for the inclusive b cross section using semileptonic decays at a center of mass energy of 7 TeV. The second part of the thesis describes the building and testing of the barrel pixel detector; the author herself played an important role in its construction, commissioning and first exploitation. The CMS collaboration Thesis Award Committee selected this work as the best thesis of the year 2010

Statistical Signal Processing

Statistical Signal Processing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: T. Chonavel
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447101391
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Statistical Signal Processing by T. Chonavel Summary

The only book on the subject at this level, this is a well written formalised and concise presentation of the basis of statistical signal processing. It teaches a wide variety of techniques, demonstrating how they can be applied to many different situations.

Engineering Risk Assessment with Subset Simulation

Engineering Risk Assessment with Subset Simulation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Siu-Kui Au,Yu Wang
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118398076
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Engineering Risk Assessment with Subset Simulation by Siu-Kui Au,Yu Wang Summary

This book starts with the basic ideas in uncertainty propagation using Monte Carlo methods and the generation of random variables and stochastic processes for some common distributions encountered in engineering applications. It then introduces a class of powerful simulation techniques called Markov Chain Monte Carlo method (MCMC), an important machinery behind Subset Simulation that allows one to generate samples for investigating rare scenarios in a probabilistically consistent manner. The theory of Subset Simulation is then presented, addressing related practical issues encountered in the actual implementation. The book also introduces the reader to probabilistic failure analysis and reliability-based sensitivity analysis, which are laid out in a context that can be efficiently tackled with Subset Simulation or Monte Carlo simulation in general. The book is supplemented with an Excel VBA code that provides a user-friendly tool for the reader to gain hands-on experience with Monte Carlo simulation. Presents a powerful simulation method called Subset Simulation for efficient engineering risk assessment and failure and sensitivity analysis Illustrates examples with MS Excel spreadsheets, allowing readers to gain hands-on experience with Monte Carlo simulation Covers theoretical fundamentals as well as advanced implementation issues A companion website is available to include the developments of the software ideas This book is essential reading for graduate students, researchers and engineers interested in applying Monte Carlo methods for risk assessment and reliability based design in various fields such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, electrical engineering and nuclear engineering. Project managers, risk managers and financial engineers dealing with uncertainty effects may also find it useful.

Rheology of Non-spherical Particle Suspensions

Rheology of Non-spherical Particle Suspensions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Francisco Chinesta,Gilles Ausias
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0081008120
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Rheology of Non-spherical Particle Suspensions by Francisco Chinesta,Gilles Ausias Summary

This book provides a review of the current understanding of the behavior of non-spherical particle suspensions providing experimental results, rheological models and numerical modeling. In recent years, new models have been developed for suspension rheology and as a result applications for nanocomposites have increased. The authors tackle issues within experimental, model and numerical simulations of the behavior of particle suspensions. Applications of non-spherical particle suspension rheology are widespread and can be found in organic matrix composites, nanocomposites, biocomposites, fiber-filled fresh concrete flow, blood and biologic fluids. Understand how to model and predict the final microstructure and properties of particle suspensions Explores nano, micro, meso and macro scales Rheology, thermomechanical and electromagnetic physics are discussed

Nonlinear Filtering

Nonlinear Filtering Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jitendra R. Raol,Girija Gopalratnam,Bhekisipho Twala
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498745180
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Nonlinear Filtering by Jitendra R. Raol,Girija Gopalratnam,Bhekisipho Twala Summary

Nonlinear Filtering covers linear and nonlinear filtering in a comprehensive manner, with appropriate theoretic and practical development. Aspects of modeling, estimation, recursive filtering, linear filtering, and nonlinear filtering are presented with appropriate and sufficient mathematics. A modeling-control-system approach is used when applicable, and detailed practical applications are presented to elucidate the analysis and filtering concepts. MATLAB routines are included, and examples from a wide range of engineering applications - including aerospace, automated manufacturing, robotics, and advanced control systems - are referenced throughout the text.

Greenhouse Gas Inventories

Greenhouse Gas Inventories Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas White,Matthias Jonas,Zbigniew Nahorski,Sten Nilsson
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400716702
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Greenhouse Gas Inventories by Thomas White,Matthias Jonas,Zbigniew Nahorski,Sten Nilsson Summary

The assessment of greenhouse gases emitted to and removed from the atmosphere is high on the international political and scientific agendas. Growing international concern and cooperation regarding the climate change problem have increased the need for policy-oriented solutions to the issue of uncertainty in, and related to, inventories of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The approaches to addressing uncertainty discussed here reflect attempts to improve national inventories, not only for their own sake but also from a wider, systems analytical perspective — a perspective that seeks to strengthen the usefulness of national inventories under a compliance and/or global monitoring and reporting framework. These approaches demonstrate the benefits of including inventory uncertainty in policy analyses. The authors of the contributed papers show that considering uncertainty helps avoid situations that can, for example, create a false sense of certainty or lead to invalid views of subsystems. This may eventually prevent related errors from showing up in analyses. However, considering uncertainty does not come for free. Proper treatment of uncertainty is costly and demanding because it forces us to make the step from “simple to complex” and only then to discuss potential simplifications. Finally, comprehensive treatment of uncertainty does not offer policymakers quick and easy solutions.

The Chosen People

The Chosen People Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Allegro
Editor: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 0989328031
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The Chosen People by John Allegro Summary

The Chosen People tells the history of the Jews from the conquest of Jersualem by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon in 587 B.C.E. to the Second Jewish Revolt of C.E. 132. John Allegro bases his account on traditional texts — books of the Old Testament, Josephus, Philo Judaeus, Dio Cassius, and others — and sets out the complicated parade of plots, counter-plots, betrayals, and insurrections in a brisk and highly readable sequence. His main theme is how the conception of the Jewish nation as a divinely chosen race was planted as a political ambition among the exiled Jews. Bringing together old customs and stories, the idea was fired by the longing of the Babylonian Jews for their traditional homeland. Many of them grew prosperous outside Palestine, and their wealthy communities manipulated the wish for identity in the idea of an exclusive Judaism embodied as a political state and fighting for autonomy against local and imperial neighbors — more dream than fact. The author writes that “When the ‘new Judaism’ came to be hammered out after the return from captivity, it was around these ancient customs and a historicized mythology that it was fashioned.” The religion was devised not, as popularly presented, by gift of the desert god Yahweh who had manifested himself in opposition to the Canaanite fertility god Baal but by reinterpreting the Sumerian idea of a life-giving god over many generations. For there was no fundamental opposition — the god-names originally meant the same. This second edition features a new introduction by James M. Donovan.

Hadron Collider Physics - Proceedings Of The Xi Symposium

Hadron Collider Physics - Proceedings Of The Xi Symposium Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bisello D,Busetto G,Stanco Luca
Editor: World Scientific
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Hadron Collider Physics - Proceedings Of The Xi Symposium by Bisello D,Busetto G,Stanco Luca Summary

The Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI) was founded at Nagoya University in 2010 under the directorship of T Maskawa, in celebration of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics for M Kobayashi and T Maskawa, both who are alumni of Nagoya University. In commemoration of the new KMI building in 2011, the KMI Inauguration Conference (KMIIN) was organized to discuss perspectives of various fields — both theoretical and experimental studies of particle physics and astrophysics — as the main objectives of the KMI activity.This proceedings contains a welcome address by T Maskawa conveying his hopes for KMI to create new revolutionary directions in the spirit of Shoichi Sakata, a great mentor of both Maskawa and Kobayashi. Invited speakers, world-leading scientists in the fields, and the young scientists at KMI contributed to this volume containing theoretical studies of strongly coupled gauge theories in view of LHC phenomenology, string theory approach and lattice studies as well as hot/dense QCD system, and also super-symmetric GUT models, etc., together with experimental studies of LHC physics, B physics, neutrino physics and the related astrophysics and cosmology. The volume yields a unique synergy of particle physics and astrophysics, closely related to the main activity of KMI encompassing particle theory (including lattice computer simulations), particle physics experiments, cosmology, and astrophysics observations.

Unsteady Combustion

Unsteady Combustion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: F. Culick,M.V. Heitor,J.H. Whitelaw
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400916205
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Unsteady Combustion by F. Culick,M.V. Heitor,J.H. Whitelaw Summary

This book contains selected papers prepared for the NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Unsteady Combustion", which was held in Praia da Granja, Portugal, 6-17 September 1993. Approximately 100 delegates from 14 countries attended. The Institute was the most recent in a series beginning with "Instrumentation for Combustion and Flow in Engines", held in Vimeiro, Portugal 1987 and followed by "Combusting Flow Diagnostics" conducted in Montechoro, Portugal in 1990. Together, these three Institutes have covered a wide range of experimental and theoretical topics arising in the research and development of combustion systems with particular emphasis on gas-turbine combustors and internal combustion engines. The emphasis has evolved roughly from instrumentation and experimental techniques to the mixture of experiment, theory and computational work covered in the present volume. As the title of this book implies, the chief aim of this Institute was to provide a broad sampling of problems arising with time-dependent behaviour in combustors. In fact, of course, that intention encompasses practically all possibilities, for "steady" combustion hardly exists if one looks sufficiently closely at the processes in a combustion chamber. The point really is that, apart from the excellent paper by Bahr (Chapter 10) discussing the technology of combustors for aircraft gas turbines, little attention is directed to matters of steady performance. The volume is divided into three parts devoted to the subjects of combustion-induced oscillations; combustion in internal combustion engines; and experimental techniques and modelling.

Emerging Design Solutions in Structural Health Monitoring Systems

Emerging Design Solutions in Structural Health Monitoring Systems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Diego Alexander Tibaduiza Burgos,Luis Eduardo Mujica,José Rodellar
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466684917
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Emerging Design Solutions in Structural Health Monitoring Systems by Diego Alexander Tibaduiza Burgos,Luis Eduardo Mujica,José Rodellar Summary

"This book seeks to advance cutting-edge research in the field, with a special focus on cross-disciplinary work involving recent advances in IT, enabling structural-health experts to wield groundbreaking new models of artificial intelligence as a diagnostic tool capable of identifying future problems before they even appear"--Provided by publisher.

Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522598642
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Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice by Management Association, Information Resources Summary

One of the primary topics at the center of discussion, and very often debate, between industry professionals, government officials, and the general public is the current healthcare system and the potential for an overhaul of its processes and services. Many organizations concerned for the long-term care of patients wish to see new strategies, practices, and organizational tools developed to optimize healthcare systems all over the world. One of the central engines of the current shift toward reorientation of healthcare services is virtual and mobile healthcare. Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the trends, challenges, and issues related to the emergence of mobile and virtual healthcare. The book also examines how mobile technologies can best be used for the benefit of both doctors and their patients. Highlighting a range of topics such as smart healthcare, electronic health records, and m-health, this publication is an ideal reference source for medical professionals, healthcare administrators, doctors, nurses, practitioners, and researchers in all areas of the medical field.

Long-term Performance and Durability of Masonry Structures

Long-term Performance and Durability of Masonry Structures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bahman Ghiassi,Paulo B. Lourenco
Editor: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081021119
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Long-term Performance and Durability of Masonry Structures by Bahman Ghiassi,Paulo B. Lourenco Summary

Long-Term Performance and Durability of Masonry Structures: Degradation Mechanisms, Health Monitoring and Service Life Design focuses on the long-term performance of masonry and historical structures. The book covers a wide range of related topics, including degradation mechanisms in different masonry types, structural health monitoring techniques, and long-term performance and service life design approaches. Each chapter reflects recent findings and the state-of-the-art, providing practical guidelines. Key topics covered include the theoretical background, transport properties, testing and modeling, protective measures and standards and codes. The book's focus is on individual construction materials, the composite system and structural performance. Covers all issues related to durability, including degradation mechanisms, testing and design, monitoring and service life design Focuses on different masonry construction types Presents a ‘one-stop’ reference for advanced postgraduate courses that focuses on the durability of masonry and historical constructions

The Longevity Economy

The Longevity Economy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph F. Coughlin
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ISBN: 1610396650
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Oldness: a social construct at odds with reality that constrains how we live after middle age and stifles business thinking on how to best serve a group of consumers, workers, and innovators that is growing larger and wealthier with every passing day. Over the past two decades, Joseph F. Coughlin has been busting myths about aging with groundbreaking multidisciplinary research into what older people actually want -- not what conventional wisdom suggests they need. In The Longevity Economy, Coughlin provides the framing and insight business leaders need to serve the growing older market: a vast, diverse group of consumers representing every possible level of health and wealth, worth about $8 trillion in the United States alone and climbing. Coughlin provides deep insight into a population that consistently defies expectations: people who, through their continued personal and professional ambition, desire for experience, and quest for self-actualization, are building a striking, unheralded vision of longer life that very few in business fully understand. His focus on women -- they outnumber men, control household spending and finances, and are leading the charge toward tomorrow's creative new narrative of later life -- is especially illuminating. Coughlin pinpoints the gap between myth and reality and then shows businesses how to bridge it. As the demographics of global aging transform and accelerate, it is now critical to build a new understanding of the shifting physiological, cognitive, social, family, and psychological realities of the longevity economy.

Handbook of Research on Design, Control, and Modeling of Swarm Robotics

Handbook of Research on Design, Control, and Modeling of Swarm Robotics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tan, Ying
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Studies on robotics applications have grown substantially in recent years, with swarm robotics being a relatively new area of research. Inspired by studies in swarm intelligence and robotics, swarm robotics facilitates interactions between robots as well as their interactions with the environment. The Handbook of Research on Design, Control, and Modeling of Swarm Robotics is a collection of the most important research achievements in swarm robotics thus far, covering the growing areas of design, control, and modeling of swarm robotics. This handbook serves as an essential resource for researchers, engineers, graduates, and senior undergraduates with interests in swarm robotics and its applications.

The Scarlet Cord

The Scarlet Cord Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lindsay Hardin Freeman,Karen N. Canton
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The Scarlet Cord: Conversations With God s Chosen Women tells the story of biblical women in a new way, drawing the reader further down her spiritual path and closer to Christ. And here is why: for too long, women in the Bible have been demonized, sanctified or simply misunderstood, leaving highly stereotyped figures in their wake. As a result, passionate, faithful and bright individuals, from Eve to Ruth to Mary Magdalene, have lost meaning for many contemporary Christians and non-Christians alike. Here, through storytelling and artwork, twelve compelling women of the Bible invite readers to step further into the sacred circle of God s people, deepening their faith and joy in all of creation. That circle offers more than peace. It offers health, healing, and the knowledge that other women have also trod broken and jagged paths in their search for wholeness. By taking this step, the reader will discover that challenges experienced by biblical women are not so different from her own, including infertility, warfare, hunger, old age, grief and sexual conflict.

The Chosen and the Beautiful

The Chosen and the Beautiful Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nghi Vo
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An Instant National Bestseller! An Indie Next Pick! A Most Anticipated in 2021 Pick for Oprah Magazine | USA Today | Buzzfeed | Greatist | BookPage | PopSugar | Bustle | The Nerd Daily | Goodreads | Literary Hub | Ms. Magazine | Library Journal | Culturess | Book Riot | Parade Magazine | Kirkus | The Week | Book Bub | OverDrive | The Portalist | Publishers Weekly A Best of Summer Pick for TIME Magazine | CNN | Book Riot | The Daily Beast | Lambda Literary | The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Goodreads | Bustle | Veranda Magazine | The Week | Bookish | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Den of Geek | LGBTQ Reads | Pittsburgh City Paper | Bookstr | Tatler HK A Best of 2021 Pick for NPR “A vibrant and queer reinvention of F. Scott Fitzgerald's jazz age classic. . . . I was captivated from the first sentence.”—NPR “A sumptuous, decadent read.”—The New York Times “Vo has crafted a retelling that, in many ways, surpasses the original.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society—she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She’s also queer and Asian, a Vietnamese adoptee treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her. But the world is full of wonders: infernal pacts and dazzling illusions, lost ghosts and elemental mysteries. In all paper is fire, and Jordan can burn the cut paper heart out of a man. She just has to learn how. Nghi Vo’s debut novel, The Chosen and the Beautiful, reinvents this classic of the American canon as a coming-of-age story full of magic, mystery, and glittering excess, and introduces a major new literary voice. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Principles of Toxicology

Principles of Toxicology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen M. Roberts,Robert C. James,Phillip L. Williams
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119635160
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Principles of Toxicology concisely and efficiently presents the scientific basis for toxicology as it applies to the workplace and the environment, covering diverse chemical hazards encountered in modern workplaces and natural environments and providing a practical understanding of these hazards for those concerned with protecting the health of humans and ecosystems. The work presents not only theory, but also practical information regarding chemical hazards to give the student and new professional a working knowledge of the practice of toxicology and the ability to solve problems in environmental and industrial settings. Case histories and examples from industrial and environmental exposures to chemicals are included to demonstrate the application of toxicological principles. To allow for seamless reader comprehension and further exploration of covered topics, the work is supplemented with numerous illustrations to clarify and summarize key points, as well as annotated bibliographies. In the 4th edition, all chapters and references have been updated to account for the latest scientific thinking, and new color figures have been added. New topics covered in 4th Edition of Principles of Toxicology include: Regulatory toxicology, including the key regulatory framework in which much of the field of toxicology operates Alternative methods in toxicology, including cutting-edge approaches to developing new information on the toxicity of drugs and chemicals The dilemma of selecting safe exposure limits, guiding readers through practical considerations and pitfalls in developing and using safe exposure limits Ecological risk assessment, with detailed discussion of methods and considerations when evaluating the effects of contaminants on plants and animals. Providing information on the principles of toxicology and the application of those principles to solve problems in environmental and industrial settings, Principles of Toxicology serves as an excellent textbook resource for advanced undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in a range of environmental and health fields. It is also valuable to health professionals who need toxicological information and assistance beyond what is found in an introductory text to general toxicology.

Physics In Collision: Proceedings Of The Xvi International Conference

Physics In Collision: Proceedings Of The Xvi International Conference Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Castilla H,Felix Julian,Fernandez A
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ISBN: 9814546542
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Physics In Collision: Proceedings Of The Xvi International Conference by Castilla H,Felix Julian,Fernandez A Summary

The “Physics in Collision” conference aims to provide an overview of the main topics of high energy physics. This annual international meeting consists of three days of exclusive review talks, given by invited speakers. As a result, it has taken on a unique character, ideal for those who wish to be brought up to date on the current status of particle physics.

The Chosen Game

The Chosen Game Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles Rosen
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1496204743
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A few years after its invention by James Naismith, basketball became the primary sport in the crowded streets of the Jewish neighborhood on New York's Lower East Side. Participating in the new game was a quick and enjoyable way to become Americanized. Jews not only dominated the sport for the next fifty‑plus years but were also instrumental in modernizing the game. Barney Sedran was considered the best player in the country at the City College of New York from 1909 to 1911. In 1927 Abe Saperstein took over management of the Harlem Globetrotters, playing a key role in popularizing and integrating the game. Later he helped found the American Basketball Association and introduced the three-point shot. More recently, Nancy Lieberman played in a men's pro summer league and became the first woman to coach a men's pro team, and Larry Brown became the only coach to win both NCAA and the NBA championships. While the influence of Jewish players, referees, coaches, and administrators has gradually diminished since the mid‑1950s, the current basketball scene features numerous Jews in important positions. Through interviews and lively anecdotes from franchise owners, coaches, players, and referees, The Chosen Game explores the contribution of Jews to the evolution of present-day pro basketball.

Computational Neurology and Psychiatry

Computational Neurology and Psychiatry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Péter Érdi,Basabdatta Sen Bhattacharya,Amy L. Cochran
Editor: Springer
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Computational Neurology and Psychiatry by Péter Érdi,Basabdatta Sen Bhattacharya,Amy L. Cochran Summary

This book presents the latest research in computational methods for modeling and simulating brain disorders. In particular, it shows how mathematical models can be used to study the relationship between a given disorder and the specific brain structure associated with that disorder. It also describes the emerging field of computational psychiatry, including the study of pathological behavior due to impaired functional connectivity, pathophysiological activity, and/or aberrant decision-making. Further, it discusses the data analysis techniques that will be required to analyze the increasing amount of data being generated about the brain. Lastly, the book offers some tips on the application of computational models in the field of quantitative systems pharmacology. Mainly written for computational scientists eager to discover new application fields for their model, this book also benefits neurologists and psychiatrists wanting to learn about new methods.

The Chosen

The Chosen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dwight K. Nelson
Editor: Review and Herald Pub Assoc
ISBN: 082802541X
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When you think of being chosen, does your mind go back to recess days on that schoolyard playground long ago, when Teacher asked the two biggest boys in the class to choose up teams? Remember how the rest of you lined up, dutifully waiting for your name to be called? And remember how you stood there, nervously holding your breath, shifting your weight from one sneaker to the other, hoping against hope that this time you'd be chosen? Good news. You have been chosen! Maybe not for the starting lineup on your school's basketball team or for the next promotion at work. But your calling is much more extraordinary For "you are a chosen people, . . . a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light" (1 Peter 2:9, NIV). Who is this God who has chosen you? Why have you been chosen? And how are the chosen to live? Join Dwight K. Nelson in an experience with God that will revolutionize your life as you stand where the chosen of old once stood on the brink of the Promised Land

Microsoft Office 2016: The Complete Guide

Microsoft Office 2016: The Complete Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stewart Melart
Editor: Conceptual Kings
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PC users need not be bothered in the least as the 2016 versions of Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel are here to give you the best experience ever. In addition to all the cool new features that are packed into this software you can have the entire suite cloud-connected, so you can have all your documents at your disposal anytime and place. You will enjoy the comfort ease of locating important information anywhere you are. You will also be able to capitalize on the great opportunity of sharing your documents with your friends, family or colleagues as you get your most important tasks done with easy and great new features.


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