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The Legend of Mazu (2020 Edition - PDF)

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Mazu, the beloved goddess and protector of the seas, began her life as a mortal girl in the coastal town of Meizhou. With extraordinary abilities and compassion, she defeated evil demons, saved countless lives, and ascended into immortality. Tales of her virtue, piety, and miraculous deeds spread throughout China and–over centuries–the entire world. In this bilingual lianhuanhua-style 连环画 comic book, Mazu's adventures are brought to life with stunning illustrations by artist Koh Chin Tong. Be mesmerised by her mythology and gain new insight into the culture of overseas Chinese.

Legend

Legend Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marie Lu
Editor: Penguin
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"Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it." From the New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets. Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.

The Legend of the Maze (Thea Stilton and the Treasure Seekers #3)

The Legend of the Maze (Thea Stilton and the Treasure Seekers #3) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thea Stilton
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
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The Legend of the Maze (Thea Stilton and the Treasure Seekers #3) by Thea Stilton Summary

Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on an adventure to find the seven secret treasures! The search for the seven secret treasures continues. In this incredible adventure the Thea Sisters come across the legendary Jewel of the Queen. They cross rivers of ice, deserts of fire, and other fascinating places on their journey to find it.

Handbook Of Heavy-tailed Distributions In Asset Management And Risk Management

Handbook Of Heavy-tailed Distributions In Asset Management And Risk Management Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stoyan V Stoyanov,Frank J Fabozzi,Michele Leonardo Bianchi,Gian Luca Tassinari,Sergio Focardi
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9813276215
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Handbook Of Heavy-tailed Distributions In Asset Management And Risk Management by Stoyan V Stoyanov,Frank J Fabozzi,Michele Leonardo Bianchi,Gian Luca Tassinari,Sergio Focardi Summary

The study of heavy-tailed distributions allows researchers to represent phenomena that occasionally exhibit very large deviations from the mean. The dynamics underlying these phenomena is an interesting theoretical subject, but the study of their statistical properties is in itself a very useful endeavor from the point of view of managing assets and controlling risk. In this book, the authors are primarily concerned with the statistical properties of heavy-tailed distributions and with the processes that exhibit jumps. A detailed overview with a Matlab implementation of heavy-tailed models applied in asset management and risk managements is presented. The book is not intended as a theoretical treatise on probability or statistics, but as a tool to understand the main concepts regarding heavy-tailed random variables and processes as applied to real-world applications in finance. Accordingly, the authors review approaches and methodologies whose realization will be useful for developing new methods for forecasting of financial variables where extreme events are not treated as anomalies, but as intrinsic parts of the economic process.

Encyclopedia of Financial Models

Encyclopedia of Financial Models Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frank J. Fabozzi
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118539907
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Encyclopedia of Financial Models by Frank J. Fabozzi Summary

Volume 3 of the Encyclopedia of Financial Models The need for serious coverage of financial modeling has never been greater, especially with the size, diversity, and efficiency of modern capital markets. With this in mind, the Encyclopedia of Financial Models has been created to help a broad spectrum of individuals—ranging from finance professionals to academics and students—understand financial modeling and make use of the various models currently available. Incorporating timely research and in-depth analysis, Volume 3 of the Encyclopedia of Financial Models covers both established and cutting-edge models and discusses their real-world applications. Edited by Frank Fabozzi, this volume includes contributions from global financial experts as well as academics with extensive consulting experience in this field. Organized alphabetically by category, this reliable resource consists of forty-four informative entries and provides readers with a balanced understanding of today’s dynamic world of financial modeling. Volume 3 covers Mortgage-Backed Securities Analysis and Valuation, Operational Risk, Optimization Tools, Probability Theory, Risk Measures, Software for Financial Modeling, Stochastic Processes and Tools, Term Structure Modeling, Trading Cost Models, and Volatility Emphasizes both technical and implementation issues, providing researchers, educators, students, and practitioners with the necessary background to deal with issues related to financial modeling The 3-Volume Set contains coverage of the fundamentals and advances in financial modeling and provides the mathematical and statistical techniques needed to develop and test financial models Financial models have become increasingly commonplace, as well as complex. They are essential in a wide range of financial endeavors, and the Encyclopedia of Financial Models will help put them in perspective.

Data Science and Analytics (with Python, R and SPSS Programming)

Data Science and Analytics (with Python, R and SPSS Programming) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: V.K. Jain
Editor: KHANNA PUBLISHING HOUSE
ISBN: 9386173670
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Data Science and Analytics (with Python, R and SPSS Programming) by V.K. Jain Summary

The Book has been written completely as per AICTE recommended syllabus on "Data Sciences". SALIENT FEATURES OF THE BOOK: Explains how data is collected, managed and stored for data science. With complete courseware for understand the key concepts in data science including their real-world applications and the toolkit used by data scientists. Implement data collection and management. Provided with state of the arts subjectwise. With all required tutorials on R, Python and Bokeh, Anaconda, IBM SPSS-21 and Matplotlib.

Wireless Communication Signals

Wireless Communication Signals Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Huseyin Arslan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119764424
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Wireless Communication Signals by Huseyin Arslan Summary

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SIGNALS A practical guide to wireless communication systems and concepts Wireless technologies and services have evolved significantly over the last couple of decades, and Wireless Communication Signals offers an important guide to the most recent advances in wireless communication systems and concepts grounded in a practical and laboratory perspective. Written by a noted expert on the topic, the book provides the information needed to model, simulate, test, and analyze wireless system and wireless circuits using modern instrumentation and computer aided design software. Designed as a practical resource, the book provides a clear understanding of the basic theory, software simulation, hardware test, and modeling, system component testing, software and hardware interactions and co-simulations. This important book: Provides organic and harmonized coverage of wireless communication systems Covers a range of systems from radio hardware to digital baseband signal processing Presents information on testing and measurement of wireless communication systems and subsystems Includes MATLAB file codes Written for professionals in the communications industry, technical managers, and researchers in both academia and industry. Wireless Communication Signals introduces wireless communication systems and concepts from both a practical and laboratory perspective.

Fading and Shadowing in Wireless Systems

Fading and Shadowing in Wireless Systems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: P. Mohana Shankar
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319531980
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Fading and Shadowing in Wireless Systems by P. Mohana Shankar Summary

This book offers a comprehensive overview of fading and shadowing in wireless channels. A number of statistical models including simple, hybrid, compound and cascaded ones are presented along with a detailed discussion of diversity techniques employed to mitigate the effects of fading and shadowing. The effects of co-channel interference before and after the implementation of diversity are also analyzed. To facilitate easy understanding of the models and the analysis, the background on probability and random variables is presented with relevant derivations of densities of the sums, products, ratios as well as order statistics of random variables. The book also provides material on digital modems of interest in wireless systems. The updated edition expands the background materials on probability by offering sections on Laplace and Mellin transforms, parameter estimation, statistical testing and receiver operating characteristics. Newer models for fading, shadowing and shadowed fading are included along with the analysis of diversity combining algorithms. In addition, this edition contains a new chapter on Cognitive Radio. Based on the response from readers of the First Edition, detailed Matlab scripts used in the preparation of this edition are provided. Wherever necessary, Maple scripts used are also provided.

Smart Grid using Big Data Analytics

Smart Grid using Big Data Analytics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert C. Qiu,Paul Antonik
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118716795
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Smart Grid using Big Data Analytics by Robert C. Qiu,Paul Antonik Summary

This book is aimed at students in communications and signal processing who want to extend their skills in the energy area. It describes power systems and why these backgrounds are so useful to smart grid, wireless communications being very different to traditional wireline communications.

Stochastic Crack Propagation

Stochastic Crack Propagation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Giora Maymon
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128141921
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Stochastic Crack Propagation by Giora Maymon Summary

Stochastic Crack Propagation: Essential Practical Aspects describes a feature important to the analysis of stochastic crack propagation, starting with essential background theory. Processes, or phenomena, which are of practical importance in the work of design engineers or R&D teams are described chapter by chapter. Many examples are described and supported by listed references, and files of data that can be used with specialist software to practice design situations are included. Advice on how to use various computer programs to design and predict for stochastic crack growth is also provided, giving professionals a complete guide. Presents instructions and exercises in the ideal format for professionals, focusing on applications Explains a methodology on how to optimize the engineering design process by including stochastic crack growth behavior Provides computational files to help readers get up-to-speed with design using programs like ANSYS and NASTRAN for stochastic crack growth

Structural Dynamics and Probabilistic Analysis for Engineers

Structural Dynamics and Probabilistic Analysis for Engineers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Giora Maymon
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080559093
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Structural Dynamics and Probabilistic Analysis for Engineers by Giora Maymon Summary

Probabilistic structural dynamics offers unparalleled tools for analyzing uncertainties in structural design. Once avoided because it is mathematically rigorous, this technique has recently remerged with the aide of computer software. Written by an author/educator with 40 years of experience in structural design, this user friendly manual integrates theories, formulas and mathematical models to produce a guide that will allow professionals to quickly grasp concepts and start solving problems. In this book, the author uses simple examples that provide templates for creating of more robust case studies later in the book. *Problems are presented in an easy to understand form *Practical guide to software programs to solve design problems *Packed with examples and case studies of actual projects *Classical and the new stochastic factors of safety

Encyclopedia of Financial Models

Encyclopedia of Financial Models Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frank J. Fabozzi
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118539958
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Encyclopedia of Financial Models by Frank J. Fabozzi Summary

An essential reference dedicated to a wide array of financial models, issues in financial modeling, and mathematical and statistical tools for financial modeling The need for serious coverage of financial modeling has never been greater, especially with the size, diversity, and efficiency of modern capital markets. With this in mind, the Encyclopedia of Financial Models, 3 Volume Set has been created to help a broad spectrum of individuals—ranging from finance professionals to academics and students—understand financial modeling and make use of the various models currently available. Incorporating timely research and in-depth analysis, the Encyclopedia of Financial Models is an informative 3-Volume Set that covers both established and cutting-edge models and discusses their real-world applications. Edited by Frank Fabozzi, this set includes contributions from global financial experts as well as academics with extensive consulting experience in this field. Organized alphabetically by category, this reliable resource consists of three separate volumes and 127 entries—touching on everything from asset pricing and bond valuation models to trading cost models and volatility—and provides readers with a balanced understanding of today's dynamic world of financial modeling. Frank Fabozzi follows up his successful Handbook of Finance with another major reference work, The Encyclopedia of Financial Models Covers the two major topical areas: asset valuation for cash and derivative instruments, and portfolio modeling Fabozzi explores the critical background tools from mathematics, probability theory, statistics, and operations research needed to understand these complex models Organized alphabetically by category, this book gives readers easy and quick access to specific topics sorted by an applicable category among them Asset Allocation, Credit Risk Modeling, Statistical Tools 3 Volumes http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118182635 Financial models have become increasingly commonplace, as well as complex. They are essential in a wide range of financial endeavors, and this 3-Volume Set will help put them in perspective.

Introduction to Python in Earth Science Data Analysis

Introduction to Python in Earth Science Data Analysis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maurizio Petrelli
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030780554
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Introduction to Python in Earth Science Data Analysis by Maurizio Petrelli Summary

This textbook introduces the use of Python programming for exploring and modelling data in the field of Earth Sciences. It drives the reader from his very first steps with Python, like setting up the environment and starting writing the first lines of codes, to proficient use in visualizing, analyzing, and modelling data in the field of Earth Science. Each chapter contains explicative examples of code, and each script is commented in detail. The book is minded for very beginners in Python programming, and it can be used in teaching courses at master or PhD levels. Also, Early careers and experienced researchers who would like to start learning Python programming for the solution of geological problems will benefit the reading of the book.

What Happens Next? Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture

What Happens Next? Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gail de Vos
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598846345
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What Happens Next? Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture by Gail de Vos Summary

This fascinating book uncovers the history behind urban legends and explains how the contemporary iterations of familiar fictional tales provide a window into the modern concerns—and digital advancements—of our society. • Extended examples of the literature and references to contemporary legends • Relevant, insightful comments from seasoned authors in the genre • A comprehensive overview of recent available research • A list of Internet sites that debunk or confirm urban legends

The Legend of Brightblade

The Legend of Brightblade Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ethan M. Aldridge
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062995545
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The Legend of Brightblade by Ethan M. Aldridge Summary

A young prince must learn to be his own kind of hero in this stand-alone graphic novel from the acclaimed creator of the Estranged duology. Perfect for fans of the Amulet series and The Witch Boy. Young Prince Alto dreams of being a hero like his mother, the Lady Brightblade. Her well-known legend was woven into stories by the magical bard who fought by her side. The kingdom may be at peace now, but Alto believes that the world still needs heroes. He has been learning the bard's magic, and has grown restless with royal life. Determined to have an adventure of his own, Alto runs away from the palace. On his journey, he finds himself making new friends and encountering new and exciting magic. But when he discovers that there are dangers threatening the kingdom, Alto realizes that he might not be able to handle them alone—and making his mark as a hero is harder than the stories made it seem.

The Legend of La Llorona

The Legend of La Llorona Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ray John De Aragon
Editor: Sunstone Press
ISBN: 0865345058
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The Legend of La Llorona by Ray John De Aragon Summary

De Arag, n, an expert on Spanish folklore, traditions, and myths, traveled throughout the villages and byways of New Mexico searching out the roots of this very popular Spanish phantom. He took the threads of the stories he heard and wove them in a full length study of this famous ghost.

Mathematical Modeling And Computation In Finance: With Exercises And Python And Matlab Computer Codes

Mathematical Modeling And Computation In Finance: With Exercises And Python And Matlab Computer Codes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cornelis W Oosterlee,Lech A Grzelak
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Mathematical Modeling And Computation In Finance: With Exercises And Python And Matlab Computer Codes by Cornelis W Oosterlee,Lech A Grzelak Summary

This book discusses the interplay of stochastics (applied probability theory) and numerical analysis in the field of quantitative finance. The stochastic models, numerical valuation techniques, computational aspects, financial products, and risk management applications presented will enable readers to progress in the challenging field of computational finance.When the behavior of financial market participants changes, the corresponding stochastic mathematical models describing the prices may also change. Financial regulation may play a role in such changes too. The book thus presents several models for stock prices, interest rates as well as foreign-exchange rates, with increasing complexity across the chapters. As is said in the industry, 'do not fall in love with your favorite model.' The book covers equity models before moving to short-rate and other interest rate models. We cast these models for interest rate into the Heath-Jarrow-Morton framework, show relations between the different models, and explain a few interest rate products and their pricing.The chapters are accompanied by exercises. Students can access solutions to selected exercises, while complete solutions are made available to instructors. The MATLAB and Python computer codes used for most tables and figures in the book are made available for both print and e-book users. This book will be useful for people working in the financial industry, for those aiming to work there one day, and for anyone interested in quantitative finance. The topics that are discussed are relevant for MSc and PhD students, academic researchers, and for quants in the financial industry.

Statistics in MATLAB

Statistics in MATLAB Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MoonJung Cho,Wendy L. Martinez
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466596570
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Statistics in MATLAB by MoonJung Cho,Wendy L. Martinez Summary

Fulfilling the need for a practical user's guide, Statistics in MATLAB: A Primer provides an accessible introduction to the latest version of MATLAB and its extensive functionality for statistics. Assuming a basic knowledge of statistics and probability as well as a fundamental understanding of linear algebra concepts, this book:Covers capabilities

Savitri

Savitri Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aurobindo Ghose,Sri Aurobindo
Editor: Lotus Press
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Savitri by Aurobindo Ghose,Sri Aurobindo Summary

In this epic spiritual poem, Sri Aurobindo reveals his vision of mankind's destiny within the universal evolution. He sets forth the optimistic view that life on earth has a purpose, and he places our travail within the context of this purpose: to participate in the evolution of consciousness that represents the secret thread behind life on Earth.

Historic Denali National Park and Preserve

Historic Denali National Park and Preserve Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tracy Salcedo
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493028928
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Historic Denali National Park and Preserve by Tracy Salcedo Summary

Celebrating our national parks Denali National Park celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2017 The park attracts more than 400,000 visitors annually More than 60 historic photographs throughout Historic Denali National Park is a vibrant narrative that covers different parts of the park’s history, from the Native Americans and the early explorers to park visitors today. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Denali National Park and learn more about one of America’s greatest treasures.

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Mack Faragher
Editor: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 1429997060
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Daniel Boone by John Mack Faragher Summary

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History for 1993 In the first and most reliable biography of Daniel Boone in more than fifty years, award-winning historian Faragher brilliantly portrays America's famous frontier hero. Drawing from popular narrative, the public record, scraps of documentation from Boone's own hand, and a treasure of reminiscence gathered by nineteenth-century antiquarians, Faragher uses the methods of new social history to create a portrait of the man and the times he helped shape. Blending themes from a much vitalized Western and frontier history with the words and ideas of ordinary people, Faragher has produced a book that will stand as the definitive life of Daniel Boone for decades to come, and one that illuminates the frontier world of Boone like no other.

The Plastic Effect

The Plastic Effect Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Polly A. Bauer,Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD
Editor: Coconut Avenue, Inc.
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The Plastic Effect by Polly A. Bauer,Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD Summary

WINNER 2013 ~ INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER LIVING NOW BOOK AWARD ~ GOLD MEDAL for best book in Finance/Budgeting. "The Living Now Book Awards celebrate the innovation and creativity of newly published books that enhance the quality of our lives and publicize the importance of these books to readers ." Do you have a credit card? Roughly 70% of adults in the U.S. do. In fact, Americans average 3.5 credit cards per person – that‛s a lot of plastic! Even with all that buying power in their wallets, most consumers have no idea the ways that they use (or misuse) their credit cards can affect their health, their relationships, and their credit scores. Many factors go into mounting credit card debt: impulse shopping, health emergencies, the loss of a job, marriage, divorce, a death in the family. With this debt comes stress, arguments, loss of sleep, inability to pay other bills, worry, health problems, crumbling relationships. Does any of this sound familiar? Increasing credit card debt and a lack of knowledge about how credit cards really work have created a new social phenomenon called The Plastic Effect. And if you have a credit card, The Plastic Effect can affect YOU. In this new book, internationally recognized credit card expert, Polly A. Bauer, CPCS and attorney Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD, have selected 25 of the most common urban legends influencing the use and misuse of credit cards. The authors, as business leaders and credit card experts, walk you through these urban legends about how credit cards are used and misused, explaining what is true and what is likely to cause you trouble. You will get access to resources and additional information about each myth, tips from industry experts, and guidance that will help you use your credit cards more intelligently and effectively. You‛ll also learn how to understand your credit reports, improve your credit score and manage your debt in a way that puts the power back in YOUR hands. In short, this book will help you break free of The Plastic Effect."

Port-City Interplays in China

Port-City Interplays in China Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Jixian Wang
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317077733
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Port-City Interplays in China by James Jixian Wang Summary

China has progressed dramatically since 1978 when the country started its economic reforms and opened up to the world economy. It took only three decades for China to develop from a closed, centrally planned economy with little sea-borne trade into the world's second largest economy with the largest container shipment volume in the world. The major coastal cities have been gateways linking China with the world and have experienced rapid urbanization and port growth. How has such port growth been speeded up and realized under strong state control and intervention? How have ports and their cities affected each other? What lessons can China’s port-cities learn from other countries, regions and cities? What will be the next stage of port-city interplays in China in this globalizing era? Answering these questions from a geographical perspective, James Wang looks into four sets of port-city relations in China: Economic and functional relations between port and city; port-city spatial relations; external network relations of cities through ports; and port-city governance. These relations formulate a conceptual framework which is used to interpret port-city interplays in individual ports and cities but also in multi-port regions such as the Pearl River Delta. Based on the author’s own research and investigations into more than 25 port cities in China over the past 18 years, this book provides vivid stories about China and challenge existing theories on port development.

Ignoring Poverty in the U.S.

Ignoring Poverty in the U.S. Pdf/ePub eBook Author: P. L. Thomas
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Ignoring Poverty in the U.S. by P. L. Thomas Summary

Ignoring Poverty in the U.S.: The Corporate Takeover of Public Education examines the divide between a commitment to public education and our cultural myths and more powerful commitment to consumerism and corporate America. The book addresses poverty in the context of the following: the historical and conflicting purposes in public education—how schools became positivistic/behavioral in our quest to produce workers for industry; the accountability era—how A Nation at Risk through NCLB have served corporate interest in dismantling public education and dissolving teachers unions; the media and misinformation about education; charter schools as political/corporate compromise masking poverty; demonizing schools and scapegoating teachers—from misusing the SAT to VAM evaluations of teachers; rethinking the purpose of schools—shifting from schools as social saviors to addressing poverty so that public education can fulfill its purpose of empowering everyone in a democracy; and reframing how we view people living in poverty—rejecting deficit views of people living in poverty and students struggling in school under the weight of lives in poverty. This work is intended to confront the growing misinformation about the interplay among poverty, public schools, and what schools can accomplish while political and corporate leadership push agendas aimed at replacing public education with alternatives such as charter schools. The audience for the publication includes educators, educational reformers, politicians, and any member of the wider public interested in public education.

Engineering Mathematics with MATLAB

Engineering Mathematics with MATLAB Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Won Y. Yang,Young K. Choi,Jaekwon Kim,Man Cheol Kim,H. Jin Kim,Taeho Im
Editor: CRC Press
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Engineering Mathematics with MATLAB by Won Y. Yang,Young K. Choi,Jaekwon Kim,Man Cheol Kim,H. Jin Kim,Taeho Im Summary

The aim of this book is to help the readers understand the concepts, techniques, terminologies, and equations appearing in the existing books on engineering mathematics using MATLAB. Using MATLAB for computation would be otherwise time consuming, tedious and error-prone. The readers are recommended to have some basic knowledge of MATLAB.

Experimental Music Since 1970

Experimental Music Since 1970 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennie Gottschalk
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628922516
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Experimental Music Since 1970 by Jennie Gottschalk Summary

What is experimental music today? This book offers an up to date survey of this field for anyone with an interest, from seasoned practitioners to curious readers. This book takes the stance that experimental music is not a limited historical event, but is a proliferation of approaches to sound that reveals much about present-day experience. An experimental work is not identifiable by its sound alone, but by the nature of the questions it poses and its openness to the sounding event. Experimentation is a way of working. It pushes past that which is known to discover what lies beyond it, finding new knowledge, forms, and relationships, or accepting a state of uncertainty. For each of these composers and sound artists, craft is developed and transformed in response to the questions they bring to their work. Scientific, perceptual, or social phenomena become catalysts in the operation of the work. These practices are not presented according to a chronology, a set of techniques, or social groupings. Instead, they are organized according to the content areas that are their subjects, including resonance, harmony, objects, shapes, perception, language, interaction, sites, and histories. Musical materials may be subject, among other treatments, to systemization, observation, examination, magnification, fragmentation, translation, or destabilization. These restless and exploratory modes of engagement have continued to develop over recent decades, expanding the scope of both musical practice and listening.

The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part Three

The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part Three Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Dante DiMartino
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1506708897
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The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part Three by Michael Dante DiMartino Summary

Kuvira's true nature is revealed, and the Earth Kingdom will feel the consequences! Thanks to Commander Guan and Doctor Sheng's brainwashing technology, all hope for a fair election in the Earth Kingdom is lost. Korra works with Toph, Su, and Kuvira to plan a means to rescue not just the brainwashed Mako, Bolin, and Asami, but everyone else caught up in Guan's plan! With the Earth Empire potentially on the rise again, Kuvira pulls another trick from her sleeve . . . but whose side is she truly on? Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and illustrated by Michelle Wong (Goosebumps: Download and Die), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko and Tim Hedrick, this is the ultimate continuation of the beloved television series!

Legends

Legends Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Littell
Editor: Abrams
ISBN: 1683359224
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A Brooklyn P.I. and ex-CIA agent looks for a missing man while suffering from an identity crisis in this thriller by the bestselling author of The Company. Martin Odum is a onetime CIA field agent turned private detective in Brooklyn, struggling his way through a labyrinth of memories and past identities—“legends” in Agency parlance. But who is Martin Odum? Is he a creation of the Legend Committee at the CIA’s Langley headquarters? Is he suffering from multiple personality disorder, brainwashing, or simply exhaustion? Widely considered one of the true grand masters of American spy fiction, Robert Littell shifts focus from the broad Cold War canvas of his international bestseller The Company to the life of a single CIA operative caught in a contradictory “wilderness of mirrors” in which remembering the past and forgetting it are both deadly options. From unforgettable opening to astonishing ending, Legends again proves Littell’s unparalleled prowess as a seductive storyteller. “Littell provides plenty of inside intelligence info in his superb new thriller, but he adds a decidedly comic spin. . . . As the bodies of his friends and clients begin to pile up, Odum searches for answers about not only the missing husband but also himself. Wonderful writing and a great sense of fun make this another winner.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “Now and then novels come along of such originality and power that they blow me away.... [Legends] makes it blazingly clear that Littell’s is one of the most talented, most original voices in American fiction today.” —The Washington Post

Prodigy

Prodigy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marie Lu
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 110160784X
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The second book in Marie Lu’s New York Times bestselling LEGEND trilogy—perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT! June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: the Elector Primo dies, and his son Anden takes his place. With the Republic edging closer to chaos, the two join a group of Patriot rebels eager to help Day rescue his brother and offer passage to the Colonies. They have only one request—June and Day must assassinate the new Elector. It’s their chance to change the nation, to give voice to a people silenced for too long. But as June realizes this Elector is nothing like his father, she’s haunted by the choice ahead. What if Anden is a new beginning? What if revolution must be more than loss and vengeance, anger and blood—what if the Patriots are wrong? In this highly-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller Legend, Lu delivers a breathtaking thriller with high stakes and cinematic action. "Masterful." —The Los Angeles Times "Lu's action-packed series is the real deal." —Entertainment Weekly

The Legends of Bollywood

The Legends of Bollywood Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Raaj Grover
Editor: Jaico Publishing House
ISBN: 9386867990
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Translated by SUCHITRA IYER Tales of madness, mischief & mayhem Before the overly dramatic movies with technologically enhanced backgrounds, simpler times existed. A compulsively readable collection of memoirs and stories of Bollywood’s who’s who, The Legends of Bollywood includes enthralling stories of the stars of the yesteryear. From Amitabh Bachchan’s first screen test to Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi’s baptism into Johnny Walker, and from Dharmendra’s journey from a tractor driver to a legendary actor to Dimple Kapadia’s iconic comeback into the industry, this book includes everything that’s good, bad, and fabulous in Bollywood. With never-before-seen pictures, it is a sensational book that narrates the tales behind celebrated births and lamented deaths, secret romances and controversial moments, booming films and unforeseen flops. Penned by a man who was a constant witness to these moments, these stories have been pulled from the archives of his myriad memories. Raaj Grover was the production-in-charge of the prestigious Ajanta Arts in Mumbai, which was owned by Sunil Dutt. Grover was an integral part of the Dutt family. During his days in the film industry, he also dabbled in filmmaking. A poet at heart, he is known for his witty take on life and his joie de vivre. He currently lives in the USA.

The Legend of Starcrash

The Legend of Starcrash Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dolores Cannon
Editor: Ozark Mountain Publishing
ISBN: 0963277677
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Through regressive hypnosis a lost legend of the history of mankind has been retrieved from the recesses of time. Did the American Indians descend from the inhabitants of an alien spacecraft that crashed in the Alaska-Canada region thousands of years ago? Starcrash indicates that aliens continued to come to Earth, some intentionally and by accident, throughout our history. In order to adjust to harsh conditions they were forced to interbreed with the local aborigines. This was the only way to insure the survival of their race. Does their blood still flow in the veins of certain American Indian tribes?

Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and Products

Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and Products Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gianluca Fusai,Andrea Roncoroni,Mark Cummins
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470661836
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Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and ProductsOver recent decades, the marketplace has seen an increasing integration, not only among different types of commodity markets such as energy, agricultural, and metals, but also with financial markets. This trend raises important questions about how to identify and analyse opportunities in and manage risks of commodity products. The Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and Products offers traders, commodity brokers, and other professionals a practical and comprehensive manual that covers market structure and functioning, as well as the practice of trading across a wide range of commodity markets and products. Written in non-technical language, this important resource includes the information needed to begin to master the complexities of and to operate successfully in today’s challenging and fluctuating commodity marketplace. Designed as a practical practitioner-orientated resource, the book includes a detailed overview of key markets – oil, coal, electricity, emissions, weather, industrial metals, freight, agricultural and foreign exchange – and contains a set of tools for analysing, pricing and managing risk for the individual markets. Market features and the main functioning rules of the markets in question are pres- ented, along with the structure of basic financial products and standardised deals. A range of vital topics such as stochastic and econometric modelling, market structure analysis, contract engineering, as well as risk assessment and management are presented and discussed in detail with illustrative examples to commodity markets. The authors showcase how to structure and manage both simple and more complex multi-commodity deals. Addressing the issues of profit-making and risk management, the book reveals how to exploit pay-off profiles and trading strategies on a diversified set of commodity prices. In addition, the book explores how to price energy products and other commodities belonging to markets segmented across specific structural features. The Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and Products includes a wealth of proven methods and useful models that can be selected and developed in order to make appropriate estimations of the future evolution of prices and appropriate valuations of products. The authors additionally explore market risk issues and what measures of risk should be adopted for the purpose of accurately assessing exposure from multi-commodity portfolios. This vital resource offers the models, tools, strategies and general information commodity brokers and other professionals need to succeed in today’s highly competitive marketplace.

Objective Biometric Methods for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nervous System Disorders

Objective Biometric Methods for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nervous System Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth B. Torres
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128041188
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Objective Biometric Methods for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nervous System Disorders provides a new and unifying methodological framework, introducing new objective biometrics to characterize patterns of sensory motor control underlying symptoms. Its goal is to radically transform the ways in which disorders of the nervous system are currently diagnosed, tracked, researched and treated. This book introduces new ways to bring the laboratory to the clinical setting, to schools and to settings of occupational and physical therapy. Ready-to-use, graphic user interfaces are introduced to provide outcome measures from wearable sensors that automatically assess in near real time the effectiveness of interventions. Lastly, examples of how the new framework has been effectively utilized in the context of clinical trials are provided. Provides methods and implementation strategies using real data and simple computer programs that less technical students and researchers can utilize Contains appendices with computer code in MATLAB, along with data samples to generate graphics displayed on figures in each chapter Presents videos that illustrate the experimental setup for each situation/method described

Global Marketing and Advertising

Global Marketing and Advertising Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marieke de Mooij
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ISBN: 1529764742
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Packed with cultural, company, and country examples, this book offers a mix of theory and practical applications covering globalization, global branding strategies, classification models of culture, and the consequences of culture for all aspects of marketing communications. The author helps define cross cultural segments to better target consumers across cultures and features content on how culture affects strategic issues, such as the company′s mission statement, brand positioning strategy, and marketing communications strategy. It also demonstrates the centrality of value paradoxes to cross cultural marketing communications, and uses the Hofstede model or other cultural models to help readers see why strategies based on cultural relationships in one country cannot be extended to other countries without adjustments. Updates to the new edition include: Up-to-date research on new topics, including: culture and the media, culture and the Internet, and a more profound comparison of the different cultural models. Includes discussion of how Covid-19 has impacted globalization. More examples from major regions and countries from around the world. Broader background theory on how people use social media and extensive coverage of consumer behavior A range of online instructor resources complement the book, including downloadable advertising images from the book, chapter-specific questions and key points, and video examples of advertising from around the world.

Simulating Data with SAS

Simulating Data with SAS Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rick Wicklin
Editor: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1612903320
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Data simulation is a fundamental technique in statistical programming and research. Rick Wicklin's Simulating Data with SAS brings together the most useful algorithms and the best programming techniques for efficient data simulation in an accessible how-to book for practicing statisticians and statistical programmers. This book discusses in detail how to simulate data from common univariate and multivariate distributions, and how to use simulation to evaluate statistical techniques. It also covers simulating correlated data, data for regression models, spatial data, and data with given moments. It provides tips and techniques for beginning programmers, and offers libraries of functions for advanced practitioners. As the first book devoted to simulating data across a range of statistical applications, Simulating Data with SAS is an essential tool for programmers, analysts, researchers, and students who use SAS software.SAS Products and Releases: Base SAS: 9.3 SAS/ETS: 9.3 SAS/IML: 9.3 SAS/STAT: 9.3 Operating Systems: All

Discovering Orienteering

Discovering Orienteering Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Orienteering USA,Charles Ferguson,Robert Turbyfill
Editor: Human Kinetics
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Engaging the mind and toning the body, orienteering offers a mind–body workout that builds confidence, problem-solving skills, and an appreciation for the natural environment. Written in an engaging manner, Discovering Orienteering: Skills, Techniques, and Activities offers a systematic approach to learning, teaching, and coaching orienteering. Discovering Orienteering presents the basic skills and techniques of the sport for beginners. It also functions as a review for advanced orienteers, featuring stories of orienteering experiences to illustrate the fun, challenge, and adventure of the sport. An excellent resource for physical educators, recreation and youth leaders, and orienteering coaches, Discovering Orienteering distills the sport into teachable components relating to various academic disciplines, provides an array of learning activities, and includes an introduction to physical training and activities for coaching beginning to intermediate orienteers. Guidelines take eager beginners beyond the basics and prepare them to participate in orienteering events. More than 60 ready-to-use activities assist educators in applying the benefits of orienteering across the curriculum. Developed in conjunction with Orienteering USA (OUSA), Discovering Orienteering addresses the methods, techniques, and types of orienteering commonly found throughout the United States and Canada. Authors Charles Ferguson and Robert Turbyfill are experienced orienteers with expertise as trainers and elite competitors. Ferguson and Turbyfill also have backgrounds in education with a variety of teaching experiences, lending to the book’s utility as a resource for introducing orienteering in a physical education or youth recreation setting. Discovering Orienteering begins by explaining the basics of orienteering, including a brief history of the sport followed by information on fitness, nutrition, safety, and tools and equipment. After this introduction, readers learn orienteering skills, techniques, and processes using the OUSA’s systematic teaching and coaching methodology. Next, readers learn how to apply these skills, techniques, and processes to an event situation. Orienteering ethics and rules are discussed, including the ethical use of special equipment. Information is also included to help readers prepare for and compete in an orienteering event. Activities in the appendix are presented in a concise lesson plan format indicating the skills or techniques covered in the activity, level of expertise required, and equipment needed. Discovering Orienteering: Skills, Techniques, and Activities offers an excellent introduction to the sport for beginniners and a comprehensive resource for educators, youth leaders, and coaches. With its systematic approach, Discovering Orienteering can help readers chart a course to fun and adventure in the great outdoors.

The Legends of a Startup Guy

The Legends of a Startup Guy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Prachi Garg
Editor: Sristhi Publishers & Distributors
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Ganesha is jovial, intelligent and the youngest in the family. A foodie by heart and laid back by nature, he always looked for ways to make life easier. Despite being born to the all-powerful Shiva and Parvati, with Uncle Vishnu and aunts Lakshmi and Saraswati to back him at every point in life, he has to battle through many ups and downs to establish his individual identity, just like his accomplished brother, Skanda. Under layers of perfection, benevolence and jovial extravaganza was a young boy battling to be found for who he really was. The Legends of a Startup Guy is a tale of someone who was born with a silver spoon and yet, decided to write his own destiny, on his own terms and to bring meaning to his existence out of the shadows of his lineage. It is the story of how an entrepreneur is born, the story of his challenges, and his actions to sail through them, carefully interwoven with stories from the Hindu mythology, to bring to the table the wisdom of the gods.

Legends and Tales

Legends and Tales Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bret Harte
Editor: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776597419
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Author Bret Harte was captivated by the American West, and in this compelling volume, he delves into the rich folk tradition of the region, retelling a number of the myths, stories and legends of the area in his own unique voice, with interesting results.

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