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Using STEM to Investigate Issues in Alternative Energy, Grades 6 - 8

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Connect students in grades 5 and up with science with Using STEM to Investigate Issues in Alternative Energy. STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics—is an initiative designed to interest students in specific career fields. In this 128-page book, students use science inquiry and integrated activities, solve real-world problems, and explore careers in alternative energy. The book includes topics such as energy issues, oil spill cleanup, air power, solar power, biomass fuels, and hydrogen fuels. It supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM and ITEA standards and aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.

Web Component Development with Zope 3

Web Component Development with Zope 3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philipp Weitershausen
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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Web Component Development with Zope 3 by Philipp Weitershausen Summary

Zope is a powerful Python web application platform for rapidly and collaboratively developing complex web applications. With version 3, Zope has been rebuilt on top of a Component Architecture that combines the best ideas from modern web platforms. This new edition details all the changes and new features in Zope 3. It also makes it easier to get started with Zope, incorporating input and suggestions from Zope 3 experts and newcomers alike. In addition, the book addresses the needs of Zope 2 developers who want to use Zope 3 features as they are backported into the Zope 2 platform.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Oleg S. Pianykh
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Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) by Oleg S. Pianykh Summary

This is the first Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) book to introduce this complex imaging standard from a very practical point of view. It prepares the reader for any DICOM project and demonstrates how to take full advantage of this tool.

Intuitive Probability and Random Processes using MATLAB®

Intuitive Probability and Random Processes using MATLAB® Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Kay
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Intuitive Probability and Random Processes using MATLAB® by Steven Kay Summary

Intuitive Probability and Random Processes using MATLAB® is an introduction to probability and random processes that merges theory with practice. Based on the author’s belief that only "hands-on" experience with the material can promote intuitive understanding, the approach is to motivate the need for theory using MATLAB examples, followed by theory and analysis, and finally descriptions of "real-world" examples to acquaint the reader with a wide variety of applications. The latter is intended to answer the usual question "Why do we have to study this?" Other salient features are: *heavy reliance on computer simulation for illustration and student exercises *the incorporation of MATLAB programs and code segments *discussion of discrete random variables followed by continuous random variables to minimize confusion *summary sections at the beginning of each chapter *in-line equation explanations *warnings on common errors and pitfalls *over 750 problems designed to help the reader assimilate and extend the concepts Intuitive Probability and Random Processes using MATLAB® is intended for undergraduate and first-year graduate students in engineering. The practicing engineer as well as others having the appropriate mathematical background will also benefit from this book. About the Author Steven M. Kay is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island and a leading expert in signal processing. He has received the Education Award "for outstanding contributions in education and in writing scholarly books and texts..." from the IEEE Signal Processing society and has been listed as among the 250 most cited researchers in the world in engineering.

Physics in Collision 19

Physics in Collision 19 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: M Campbell,J-M Qian
Editor: World Scientific
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Physics in Collision 19 by M Campbell,J-M Qian Summary

The XIX Physics in Collision conference reviewed experimental results in electroweak, quantum chromodynamics, neutrino, bottom and rare kaon physics, and updated recent developments in the area of gamma ray bursts as well as the issue of the cosmological constant and dark matter. The conference opened with reports on electroweak physics. A decade of precision experiments in laboratories around the world failed to uncover any significant deviations from standard model predictions. Precise W boson and top quark mass measurements suggest a low mass Higgs boson in the standard model, possibly within the reach of the LEP II and the upgraded Tevatron colliders. These presentations were followed by a summary of the latest results on searches for Higgs and supersymmetry. There were three reports on neutrino physics: atmospheric, solar and reactor/accelerator based neutrino experiments and results. Impressive Super-K results strongly suggest νμ→νς oscillation, a scenario confirmed by less precise Soudan2 and MACRO data. The latest results on strange and heavy quark physics were summarized. High statistics from CLEO, LEP I and Tevatron have enabled experimenters to study many rare charm and bottom quark decays for the first time. Among many other interesting results presented, the first measurements of sin 2β by CDF and ε′/ε by KTeV provide a preview of expected developments in the near future. Contents:The Mass and Width of the W Boson (M Lancaster)W Couplings and Properties (R Tenchini)Top Quark Results from the Tevatron (H Greenlee)Precise Electroweak Measurements at the Z0 Pole (B Schumm)Searching for SUSY and Higgs (B Murray)Two Photon Physics at LEP (M Wadhwa)Photoproduction at Low Q2 (P Bussey)B Production and Onium Production (A Zieminski)Review of Parton Distributions and Implications for the Tevatron and LHC (Partons in Collision at Physics in Collision) (J Huston)Spin Structure of the Nucleon (N Makins)Recent QCD Results at LEP (S Bentvelsen)Jet Physics (J Hauptman)Gamma-Ray Bursts: An Overview of Recent Observational Progress (T McKay)Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and Fundamental Physics (M Turner)Atmospheric Neutrinos (K Kaneyuki)Reactor and Accelerator Based Neutrino Oscillation Experiments (R Maschuw)Charm Overview (S Bianco)Heavy Quark Spectroscopy: Transitions and Decays (D Besson)Extracting CKM Matrix Elements from Semileptonic B Decays (P Gagnon)Rare B Decays (J Fast)The Sensitivity Frontier (B Tschirhart)Studies of the CP, T and CPT Symmetries in the Neutral Kaon System (R Le Gac)The First Re(ε′/ε) Result from the KTeV Experiment at Fermilab (P Shanahan)First Measurement of Re(ε'/ε) with the NA48 Detector at CERN (E Mazzucato) Readership: Researchers in high energy physics. Keywords:Neutrino Physics;Strange;Heavy Quark Physics;Boson;SUSY;Higgs;B Production;Spin;Atmospheric Neutrinos;Charm;B Decays

Real World Adobe InDesign CC

Real World Adobe InDesign CC Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Olav Martin Kvern,David Blatner,Bob Bringhurst
Editor: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133476804
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Real World Adobe InDesign CC by Olav Martin Kvern,David Blatner,Bob Bringhurst Summary

Sharpen your InDesign skills with this definitive resource created specifically for design professionals who need to produce great work in InDesign CC–regardless of the delivery platform. Best-selling authors Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner, and Bob Bringhurst share their hands-on techniques to help you master InDesign’s advanced layout tools. This book is brimming with insightful advice, illustrations, and shortcuts that will have you producing high-quality work in no time. This is the book that experts open to find real answers to their questions about InDesign. It’s written in a friendly, visual style that offers accurate information and creative inspiration for every InDesign user, whether you’re publishing to a tablet, mobile phone, or traditional print publication. In Real World Adobe InDesign CC you’ll learn how to: Use the new Creative Cloud features and enhancements, including managing font menu favorites, QR codes, and much more Prep documents and use the improved EPUB Export feature for web and mobile publishing Take full advantage of the best typesetting features on the market Use best practices for consistent color management Increase productivity with scripts and other automation features

Developing with PDF

Developing with PDF Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leonard Rosenthol
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Developing with PDF by Leonard Rosenthol Summary

PDF is becoming the standard for digital documents worldwide, but it’s not easy to learn on your own. With capabilities that let you use a variety of images and text, embed audio and video, and provide links and navigation, there’s a lot to explore. This practical guide helps you understand how to work with PDF to construct your own documents, troubleshoot problems, and even build your own tools. You’ll also find best practices for producing, manipulating, and consuming PDF documents. In addition, this highly approachable reference will help you navigate the official (and complex) ISO documentation. Learn how to combine PDF objects into a cohesive whole Use PDF’s imaging model to create vector and raster graphics Integrate text, and become familiar with fonts and glyphs Provide navigation within and between documents Use annotations to overlay or incorporate additional content Build interactive forms with the Widget annotation Embed related files such as multimedia, 3D content, and XML files Use optional content to enable non-printing graphics Tag content with HTML-like structures, including paragraphs and tables

Introduction to Digital Communications

Introduction to Digital Communications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ali Grami
Editor: Academic Press
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Introduction to Digital Communications by Ali Grami Summary

Introduction to Digital Communications explores the basic principles in the analysis and design of digital communication systems, including design objectives, constraints and trade-offs. After portraying the big picture and laying the background material, this book lucidly progresses to a comprehensive and detailed discussion of all critical elements and key functions in digital communications. The first undergraduate-level textbook exclusively on digital communications, with a complete coverage of source and channel coding, modulation, and synchronization. Discusses major aspects of communication networks and multiuser communications Provides insightful descriptions and intuitive explanations of all complex concepts Focuses on practical applications and illustrative examples. A companion Web site includes solutions to end-of-chapter problems and computer exercises, lecture slides, and figures and tables from the text

Nonlinear Estimation

Nonlinear Estimation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shovan Bhaumik,Paresh Date
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Nonlinear Estimation by Shovan Bhaumik,Paresh Date Summary

Nonlinear Estimation: Methods and Applications with Deterministic Sample Points focusses on a comprehensive treatment of deterministic sample point filters (also called Gaussian filters) and their variants for nonlinear estimation problems, for which no closed-form solution is available in general. Gaussian filters are becoming popular with the designers due to their ease of implementation and real time execution even on inexpensive or legacy hardware. The main purpose of the book is to educate the reader about a variety of available nonlinear estimation methods so that the reader can choose the right method for a real life problem, adapt or modify it where necessary and implement it. The book can also serve as a core graduate text for a course on state estimation. The book starts from the basic conceptual solution of a nonlinear estimation problem and provides an in depth coverage of (i) various Gaussian filters such as the unscented Kalman filter, cubature and quadrature based filters, Gauss-Hermite filter and their variants and (ii) Gaussian sum filter, in both discrete and continuous-discrete domain. Further, a brief description of filters for randomly delayed measurement and two case-studies are also included. Features: The book covers all the important Gaussian filters, including filters with randomly delayed measurements. Numerical simulation examples with detailed matlab code are provided for most algorithms so that beginners can verify their understanding. Two real world case studies are included: (i) underwater passive target tracking, (ii) ballistic target tracking. The style of writing is suitable for engineers and scientists. The material of the book is presented with the emphasis on key ideas, underlying assumptions, algorithms, and properties. The book combines rigorous mathematical treatment with matlab code, algorithm listings, flow charts and detailed case studies to deepen understanding.

R Markdown

R Markdown Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yihui Xie,J.J. Allaire,Garrett Grolemund
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 0429782977
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R Markdown by Yihui Xie,J.J. Allaire,Garrett Grolemund Summary

R Markdown: The Definitive Guide is the first official book authored by the core R Markdown developers that provides a comprehensive and accurate reference to the R Markdown ecosystem. With R Markdown, you can easily create reproducible data analysis reports, presentations, dashboards, interactive applications, books, dissertations, websites, and journal articles, while enjoying the simplicity of Markdown and the great power of R and other languages. In this book, you will learn Basics: Syntax of Markdown and R code chunks, how to generate figures and tables, and how to use other computing languages Built-in output formats of R Markdown: PDF/HTML/Word/RTF/Markdown documents and ioslides/Slidy/Beamer/PowerPoint presentations Extensions and applications: Dashboards, Tufte handouts, xaringan/reveal.js presentations, websites, books, journal articles, and interactive tutorials Advanced topics: Parameterized reports, HTML widgets, document templates, custom output formats, and Shiny documents. Yihui Xie is a software engineer at RStudio. He has authored and co-authored several R packages, including knitr, rmarkdown, bookdown, blogdown, shiny, xaringan, and animation. He has published three other books, Dynamic Documents with R and knitr, bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown, and blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown. J.J. Allaire is the founder of RStudio and the creator of the RStudio IDE. He is an author of several packages in the R Markdown ecosystem including rmarkdown, flexdashboard, learnr, and radix. Garrett Grolemund is the co-author of R for Data Science and author of Hands-On Programming with R. He wrote the lubridate R package and works for RStudio as an advocate who trains engineers to do data science with R and the Tidyverse.

Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems

Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Deborah Richards,Byeong Ho Kang
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Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems by Deborah Richards,Byeong Ho Kang Summary

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems, PKAW 2012, held in Kuching, Malaysia, in September 2012. The 21 full papers and 11 short papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 141 papers. They deal with knoweldge acquisition issues and evaluation; language, text and image processing; incremental knowledge acquisition; agent based knowledge acquisition and management; ontology-based approaches; WEB 2.0 methods and applications; and other applications.

Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences

Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel S. Wilks
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123850231
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Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences by Daniel S. Wilks Summary

Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences, Third Edition, explains the latest statistical methods used to describe, analyze, test, and forecast atmospheric data. This revised and expanded text is intended to help students understand and communicate what their data sets have to say, or to make sense of the scientific literature in meteorology, climatology, and related disciplines. In this new edition, what was a single chapter on multivariate statistics has been expanded to a full six chapters on this important topic. Other chapters have also been revised and cover exploratory data analysis, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, statistical weather forecasting, forecast verification, and time series analysis. There is now an expanded treatment of resampling tests and key analysis techniques, an updated discussion on ensemble forecasting, and a detailed chapter on forecast verification. In addition, the book includes new sections on maximum likelihood and on statistical simulation and contains current references to original research. Students will benefit from pedagogical features including worked examples, end-of-chapter exercises with separate solutions, and numerous illustrations and equations. This book will be of interest to researchers and students in the atmospheric sciences, including meteorology, climatology, and other geophysical disciplines. Accessible presentation and explanation of techniques for atmospheric data summarization, analysis, testing and forecasting Many worked examples End-of-chapter exercises, with answers provided

Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. David Logan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118501705
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Applied Mathematics by J. David Logan Summary

Praise for the Third Edition “Future mathematicians, scientists, and engineers should find the book to be an excellent introductory text for coursework or self-study as well as worth its shelf space for reference.” —MAA Reviews Applied Mathematics, Fourth Edition is a thoroughly updated and revised edition on the applications of modeling and analyzing natural, social, and technological processes. The book covers a wide range of key topics in mathematical methods and modeling and highlights the connections between mathematics and the applied and natural sciences. The Fourth Edition covers both standard and modern topics, including scaling and dimensional analysis; regular and singular perturbation; calculus of variations; Green’s functions and integral equations; nonlinear wave propagation; and stability and bifurcation. The book provides extended coverage of mathematical biology, including biochemical kinetics, epidemiology, viral dynamics, and parasitic disease. In addition, the new edition features: Expanded coverage on orthogonality, boundary value problems, and distributions, all of which are motivated by solvability and eigenvalue problems in elementary linear algebra Additional MATLAB® applications for computer algebra system calculations Over 300 exercises and 100 illustrations that demonstrate important concepts New examples of dimensional analysis and scaling along with new tables of dimensions and units for easy reference Review material, theory, and examples of ordinary differential equations New material on applications to quantum mechanics, chemical kinetics, and modeling diseases and viruses Written at an accessible level for readers in a wide range of scientific fields, Applied Mathematics, Fourth Edition is an ideal text for introducing modern and advanced techniques of applied mathematics to upper-undergraduate and graduate-level students in mathematics, science, and engineering. The book is also a valuable reference for engineers and scientists in government and industry.

Personal Wireless Communications

Personal Wireless Communications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Bestak,Boris Simak,Ewa Kozlowska
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Personal Wireless Communications by Robert Bestak,Boris Simak,Ewa Kozlowska Summary

The International conference on Personal Wireless Communications (PWC 2007) was the twelfth conference of its series aimed at stimulating technical exchange between researchers, practitioners and students interested in mobile computing and wireless networks. The program covered a variety of research topics that are of current interest, including Ad-Hoc Networks, WiMAX, Heterogeneous Networks, Wireless Networking, QoS and Security, Sensor Networks, Multicast and Signal processing.

Fundamentals of Probability: A First Course

Fundamentals of Probability: A First Course Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anirban DasGupta
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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Fundamentals of Probability: A First Course by Anirban DasGupta Summary

Probability theory is one branch of mathematics that is simultaneously deep and immediately applicable in diverse areas of human endeavor. It is as fundamental as calculus. Calculus explains the external world, and probability theory helps predict a lot of it. In addition, problems in probability theory have an innate appeal, and the answers are often structured and strikingly beautiful. A solid background in probability theory and probability models will become increasingly more useful in the twenty-?rst century, as dif?cult new problems emerge, that will require more sophisticated models and analysis. Thisisa text onthe fundamentalsof thetheoryofprobabilityat anundergraduate or ?rst-year graduate level for students in science, engineering,and economics. The only mathematical background required is knowledge of univariate and multiva- ate calculus and basic linear algebra. The book covers all of the standard topics in basic probability, such as combinatorial probability, discrete and continuous distributions, moment generating functions, fundamental probability inequalities, the central limit theorem, and joint and conditional distributions of discrete and continuous random variables. But it also has some unique features and a forwa- looking feel.

Differential Evolution

Differential Evolution Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth Price,Rainer M. Storn,Jouni A. Lampinen
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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Differential Evolution by Kenneth Price,Rainer M. Storn,Jouni A. Lampinen Summary

Problems demanding globally optimal solutions are ubiquitous, yet many are intractable when they involve constrained functions having many local optima and interacting, mixed-type variables. The differential evolution (DE) algorithm is a practical approach to global numerical optimization which is easy to understand, simple to implement, reliable, and fast. Packed with illustrations, computer code, new insights, and practical advice, this volume explores DE in both principle and practice. It is a valuable resource for professionals needing a proven optimizer and for students wanting an evolutionary perspective on global numerical optimization.

Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis

Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Cash,Robert Goddard
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0429576536
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Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis by Daniel Cash,Robert Goddard Summary

The Financial Crisis was a cross-sector crisis that fundamentally affected modern society. Regulation, as a concept, was both blamed for allowing the crisis to happen, but also tasked with developing and implementing solutions in the wake of the crash. In this book, a number of specialists from a range of fields have contributed their insights into the effect of the Financial Crisis upon the regulatory frameworks affecting their fields, how regulators have responded to the Crisis, and then what this may mean for the future of regulation within those industries. These analyses are joined by a picture of past financial crises – which reveals interesting patterns – and then analyses of architectural regulatory models that were fundamentally affected by the Crisis. The book aims to allow sector specialists the freedom to share their insights so that, potentially, a broader picture can be identified. Providing an interesting and thought-provoking account of this societally impactful era, this book will help the reader develop a more informed understanding of the potential future of financial regulation. The book will be of value to researchers, students, advanced level students, regulators, and policymakers.

Elements of Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Elements of Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: V. Balakrishnan
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Elements of Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics by V. Balakrishnan Summary

This book deals with the basic principles and techniques of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. The importance of this subject is growing rapidly in view of the advances being made, both experimentally and theoretically, in statistical physics, chemical physics, biological physics, complex systems and several other areas. The presentation of topics is quite self-contained, and the choice of topics enables the student to form a coherent picture of the subject. The approach is unique in that classical mechanical formulation takes center stage. The book is of particular interest to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in engineering departments.

How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 7.0

How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Doug Sahlin
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0072264195
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How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 7.0 by Doug Sahlin Summary

Create and distribute PDF (Portable Document Format) documents using Adobe Acrobat 7.0. This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to generate Adobe PDF files that retain the look and feel of the original documents, share PDFs, initiate and participate in PDF document reviews, and prepare PDFs for print or the Web. You’ll also learn to develop interactive forms, secure your documents, and create PDFs from Microsoft Office and other authoring applications. With coverage of Adobe Acrobat Standard and Professional editions, this hands-on resource will help you take full advantage of the premier paperless publishing and collaboration solution.

Color Management and Print Prep in Photoshop CS6 for Windows

Color Management and Print Prep in Photoshop CS6 for Windows Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa A. Bucki
Editor: 1x1 Media
ISBN: 1938162013
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Color Management and Print Prep in Photoshop CS6 for Windows by Lisa A. Bucki Summary

Color Management and Print Prep in Photoshop CS6 for Windows – Setting up devices and files for color matching Color management can be an intimidating subject for anyone who’s new to working with graphics and professional printing. Achieving the perfect match between onscreen and printed colors every time mixes a good deal of art with science. Photoshop includes tools to improve color matching, and Color Management and Print Prep in Photoshop CS6 for Windows gives you a solid introduction to the color management fundamentals to use those tools effectively. In this book, you’ll learn the technical basics for better color output and how to set up Photoshop CS6 for Windows with appropriate settings for working in color. Tasks You’ll Learn Section 1 • Understand color management and workflow • Understand working spaces and profiles • Change the working space • Proof colors onscreen • Find out of gamut colors Section 2 • Understand file formats and output to PDF • Set color management policies • Assign a color profile to a file • Convert a file to another mode and profile Section 3 • Use the Photoshop Print Settings dialog box • Print a single copy • Learn about printer’s marks • Create a proof • Learn about PMS colors • Create duotones and spot colors

Nature’s Patterns and the Fractional Calculus

Nature’s Patterns and the Fractional Calculus Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bruce J. West
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Nature’s Patterns and the Fractional Calculus by Bruce J. West Summary

Complexity increases with increasing system size in everything from organisms to organizations. The nonlinear dependence of a system’s functionality on its size, by means of an allometry relation, is argued to be a consequence of their joint dependency on complexity (information). In turn, complexity is proven to be the source of allometry and to provide a new kind of force entailed by a system‘s information gradient. Based on first principles, the scaling behavior of the probability density function is determined by the exact solution to a set of fractional differential equations. The resulting lowest order moments in system size and functionality gives rise to the empirical allometry relations. Taking examples from various topics in nature, the book is of interest to researchers in applied mathematics, as well as, investigators in the natural, social, physical and life sciences. Contents Complexity Empirical allometry Statistics, scaling and simulation Allometry theories Strange kinetics Fractional probability calculus

Adobe LiveCycle Designer, Second Edition

Adobe LiveCycle Designer, Second Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. P. Terry
Editor: Adobe Press
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Creating intelligent forms can be challenging. Forms have to present critical information in a compact format. Interactive forms that respond to data entry by the user require some programming. Dynamic forms also have to work seamlessly with the database that collects customer information. Plus, forms need to be designed well to eliminate confusion and entice completion by the user. As shown in this book, LiveCycle Designer addresses the many objectives of forms creation. It offers a digital handshake between the graphic designer and the data programmer. LiveCycle Designer lets form designers create more compelling and dynamic documents than is possible with Acrobat or Microsoft Word. Forms created with LiveCycle Designer automatically expand to accommodate different amounts of data and report that information back to a database. The new version of LiveCycle Designer (ES4) allows for the first time forms to be deployed in HTML5 format, so they can be used on a wider array of devices (page sizes can adjust to smaller screens) and in a wider range of software systems (no special reader or plugin needed to use them, just a Web browser). Adobe LiveCycle Designer: Creating Dynamic PDF and HTML5 Forms for Desktop and Mobile Applications shows design strategies as well as the technical underpinnings of PDF and XFA (Adobe XML Forms Architecture), the tools necessary to create intelligent forms.

INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Pdf/ePub eBook Author: RAJARAMAN, V.
Editor: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
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INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY by RAJARAMAN, V. Summary

his textbook is designed to teach a first course in Information Technology (IT) to all undergraduate students. In view of the all-pervasive nature of IT in today’s world a decision has been taken by many universities to introduce IT as a compulsory core course to all Bachelor’s degree students regardless of their specialisation. This book is intended for such a course. The approach taken in this book is to emphasize the fundamental “Science” of Information Technology rather than a cook book of skills. Skills can be learnt easily by practice with a computer and by using instructions given in simple web lessons that have been cited in the References. The book defines Information Technology as the technology that is used to acquire, store, organize, process and disseminate processed data, namely, information. The unique aspect of the book is to examine processing all types of data: numbers, text, images, audio and video data. As IT is a rapidly changing field, we have taken the approach to emphasize reasonably stable, fundamental concepts on which the technology is built. A unique feature of the book is the discussion of topics such as image, audio and video compression technologies from first principles. We have also described the latest technologies such as ‘e-wallets’ and ‘cloud computing’. The book is suitable for all Bachelor’s degree students in Science, Arts, Computer Applications, and Commerce. It is also useful for general reading to learn about IT and its latest trends. Those who are curious to know, the principles used to design jpg, mp3 and mpeg4 compression, the image formats—bmp, tiff, gif, png, and jpg, search engines, payment systems such as BHIM and Paytm, and cloud computing, to mention a few of the technologies discussed, will find this book useful. KEY FEATURES • Provides comprehensive coverage of all basic concepts of IT from first principles • Explains acquisition, compression, storage, organization, processing and dis-semination of multimedia data • Simple explanation of mp3, jpg, and mpeg4 compression • Explains how computer networks and the Internet work and their applications • Covers business data processing, World Wide Web, e-commerce, and IT laws • Discusses social impacts of IT and career opportunities in IT and IT enabled services • Designed for self-study with every chapter starting with learning objectives and concluding with a comprehensive summary and a large number of exercises.

GPU Pro 360 Guide to Lighting

GPU Pro 360 Guide to Lighting Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wolfgang Engel
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GPU Pro 360 Guide to Lighting by Wolfgang Engel Summary

Wolfgang Engel’s GPU Pro 360 Guide to Lighting gathers all the cutting-edge information from his previous seven GPU Pro volumes into a convenient single source anthology on lighting. This volume is complete with 24 articles by leading programmers that describes rendering techniques of global illumination effects suited for direct rendering applications in real time. GPU Pro 360 Guide to Lighting is comprised of ready-to-use ideas and efficient procedures that can help solve many computer graphics programming challenges that may arise. Key Features: Presents tips and tricks on real-time rendering of special effects and visualization data on common consumer software platforms such as PCs, video consoles, and mobile devices Covers specific challenges involved in creating games on various platforms Explores the latest developments in the rapidly evolving field of real-time rendering Takes a practical approach that helps graphics programmers solve their daily challenges

Computational Methods in Reactor Shielding

Computational Methods in Reactor Shielding Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Wood
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Computational Methods in Reactor Shielding by James Wood Summary

Computational Methods in Reactor Shielding deals with the mathematical processes involved in how to effectively control the dangerous effect of nuclear radiation. Reactor shielding is considered an important aspect in the operation of reactor systems to ensure the safety of personnel and others that can be directly or indirectly affected. Composed of seven chapters, the book discusses ionizing radiation and how it aids in the control and containment of radioactive substances that are considered harmful to all living things. The text also outlines the necessary radiation quantities and units that are needed for a systemic control of shielding and presents an examination of the main sources of nuclear radiation. A discussion of the gamma photon cross sections and an introduction to BMIX, a computer program used in illustrating a technique in identifying the gamma ray build-up factor for a reactor shield, are added. The selection also discusses various mathematical representations and areas of shielding theory that are being used in radiation shielding. The book is of great value to those involved in the development and implementation of systems to minimize and control the dangerous and lethal effect of radiation.

Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William B. Bonvillian,Charles Weiss
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The American economy faces two deep problems: expanding innovation and raising the rate of quality job creation. Both have roots in a neglected problem: the resistance of Legacy economic sectors to innovation. While the U.S. has focused its policies on breakthrough innovations to create new economic frontiers like information technology and biotechnology, most of its economy is locked into Legacy sectors defended by technological/ economic/ political/ social paradigms that block competition from disruptive innovations that could challenge their models. Americans like to build technology "covered wagons" and take them "out west" to open new innovation frontiers; we don't head our wagons "back east" to bring innovation to our Legacy sectors. By failing to do so, the economy misses a major opportunity for innovation, which is the bedrock of U.S. competitiveness and its standard of living. Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors uses a new, unifying conceptual framework to identify the shared features underlying structural obstacles to innovation in major Legacy sectors: energy, air and auto transport, the electric power grid, buildings, manufacturing, agriculture, health care delivery and higher education, and develops approaches to understand and transform them. It finds both strengths and obstacles to innovation in the national innovation environments - a new concept that combines the innovation system and the broader innovation context - for a group of Asian and European economies. Manufacturing is a major Legacy sector that presents a particular challenge because it is a critical stage in the innovation process. By increasingly offshoring production, the U.S. is losing important parts of its innovation capacity. "Innovate here, produce here," where the U.S. took all the gains of its strong innovation system at every stage, is being replaced by "innovate here, produce there," which threatens to lead to "produce there, innovate there." To bring innovation to Legacy sectors, authors William Bonvillian and Charles Weiss recommend that policymakers focus on all stages of innovation from research through implementation. They should fill institutional gaps in the innovation system and take measures to address structural obstacles to needed disruptive innovations. In the specific case of advanced manufacturing, the production ecosystem can be recreated to reverse "jobless innovation" and add manufacturing-led innovation to the U.S.'s still-strong, research-oriented innovation system.

An Introduction to Dynamics of Colloids

An Introduction to Dynamics of Colloids Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K.G. Dhont
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One of the few textbooks in the field, this volume deals with several aspects of the dynamics of colloids. A self-contained treatise, it fills the gap between research literature and existing books for graduate students and researchers. For readers with a background in chemistry, the first chapter contains a section on frequently used mathematical techniques, as well as statistical mechanics. Some of the topics covered include: • diffusion of free particles on the basis of the Langevin equation •the separation of time, length and angular scales; • the fundamental Fokker-Planck and Smoluchowski equations derived for interacting particles • friction of spheres and rods, and hydrodynamic interaction of spheres (including three body interactions) • diffusion, sedimentation, critical phenomena and phase separation kinetics • experimental light scattering results. For universities and research departments in industry this textbook makes vital reading.

Social policy in a cold climate

Social policy in a cold climate Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lupton, Ruth,Burchardt, Tania
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Social Policy in a Cold Climate offers a data-rich, evidence-based analysis of the impact Labour and coalition government policies have had on inequality and on the delivery of services such as health, education, adult social care, housing and employment in the wake of the greatest recession of our time. The authors provide an authoritative and unflinching analysis of recent approaches to social policy and their outcomes following the financial crisis, with particular focus on poverty and inequality. Through a detailed look at spending, outputs and outcomes the book offers a unique appraisal of Labour and the coalition’s impact as well as an insightful assessment of future directions. This volume offers a much-awaited follow-up to the critically acclaimed ‘A more equal society?’ (2005) and ‘Towards a more equal society?’ (2009).

PDF Explained

PDF Explained Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Whitington
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At last, here’s an approachable introduction to the widely used Portable Document Format. PDFs are everywhere, both online and in printed form, but few people take advantage of the useful features or grasp the nuances of this format. This concise book provides a hands-on tour of the world’s leading page-description language for programmers, power users, and professionals in the search, electronic publishing, and printing industries. Illustrated with lots of examples, this book is the documentation you need to fully understand PDF. Build a simple PDF file from scratch in a text editor Learn the layout and content of a PDF file, as well as the syntax of its objects Examine the logical structure of PDF objects, and learn how pages and their resources are arranged into a document Create vector graphics and raster images in PDF, and deal with transparency, color spaces, and patterns Explore PDF operators for building and showing text strings Get up to speed on bookmarks, metadata, hyperlinks, annotations, and file attachments Learn how encryption and document permissions work in PDF Use the pdftk program to process PDF files from the command line

Quick Guideline to Prepare Paperback Book Interior and Cover Files Using Different Applications

Quick Guideline to Prepare Paperback Book Interior and Cover Files Using Different Applications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dr. Hidaia Mahmood Alassouli
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In order to publish and sell a Book on any publishing website, you need a ready-to-print PDF layout that supports all the requirements of the publisher system. You can create the PDF independently or use other production software like InDesign, or you can buy a paid professional production service. Book cover creation is the very last creative step when publishing a book. That’s because almost everything about the anatomy of a book cover is controlled by the final, edited version of the book: the trim size, paper color and number of pages all determine your cover’s dimensions. You need to design the cover after the final draft is finished. Book cover design is comprised of text and images. You must note: the front cover, back cover, spine, layout, picture, fonts, and other elements of the cover. The book consists of manuscript and cover. On the publishing website, you can upload your manuscript. The publishing website will automatically convert the manuscript to proofed PDF prior to publishing/printing. Depending on the publishing website, you can create your book cover using Cover Creator tool or submit your book cover in a PDF. Publishing Print books at KDP amazon kdp.amazon.com, Lulu.com and notionpress.com is straightforward, as you can just upload your manuscript as a PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, HTML, or TXT file. Kdp.amazon.com, notionpress.com and Lulu.com will automatically convert these file types to PDF prior to publishing/printing. You can create your book cover using Cover Creator tool within the websites. The free Cover Creator helps you to create and customize your eBook, paperback, or hardcover cover with a variety of layouts and fonts. Cover Creator uses the book details you enter during title setup and adds your book's ISBN to the barcode area on the back cover But other publishing websites such as streetlib.com, ingramspark.com, blurb.com, press.barnesandnoble.com and feiyr.com requires from the authors to prepare the Paperback book manuscript in PDF format, and to design and submit the book cover in a PDF format according to their specifications. So, the author must have good knowledge on the formatting requirements for the book interior, and needs to create a paperback cover, using design software to be able to publish in such websites. So, when you create a paperback book, you need to format and upload two files: a manuscript file, which is the interior of your book, and a cover file, which is the outside of your book including the front, back, and spine. Here I will provide the steps on how to format both files, plus tools and resources to help you get started. The report consists from the following sections: 1. Book spine width calculator. 2. Online cover calculators. 3. Creating Barcode for the book ISBN. 4. Interior and cover files specifications for publishing at KDP amazon and using the online cover creator at KDP amazon. 5. Interior and cover files specifications for publishing at Lulu.com and using the online cover creator at Lulu.com. 6. Quick guideline for creating a bleed for your publication on Microsoft Word. 7. Quick guideline for creating a bleed for your publication on Adobe applications and other applications. 8. Configuring Word so that it doesn't compress images. 9. Streetlib.com Paperback book specifications. 10. Feiyr.com cover templates for print on demand books. 11. Creating paper cover using Canva.com. 12. Creating paper cover using Adobe Illustrator. 13. Creating paperback cover using Paint.net Application. 14. Creating paperback cover using Adobe Photoshop Application. 15. Creating paperback cover using Adobe InDesign Application. 16. Creating paperback interior document using Adobe InDesign Application. 17. Creating paperback interior and cover using Adobe InDesign blurb book creator. 18. References.

Quick Guideline to Prepare Paperback Book Interior and Cover Files Using Different Applications

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In order to publish and sell a Book on any publishing website, you need a ready-to-print PDF layout that supports all the requirements of the publisher system. You can create the PDF independently or use other production software like InDesign, or you can buy a paid professional production service. Book cover creation is the very last creative step when publishing a book. That’s because almost everything about the anatomy of a book cover is controlled by the final, edited version of the book: the trim size, paper color and number of pages all determine your cover’s dimensions. You need to design the cover after the final draft is finished. Book cover design is comprised of text and images. You must note: the front cover, back cover, spine, layout, picture, fonts, and other elements of the cover. The book consists of manuscript and cover. On the publishing website, you can upload your manuscript. The publishing website will automatically convert the manuscript to proofed PDF prior to publishing/printing. Depending on the publishing website, you can create your book cover using Cover Creator tool or submit your book cover in a PDF. Publishing Print books at KDP amazon kdp.amazon.com, Lulu.com and notionpress.com is straightforward, as you can just upload your manuscript as a PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, HTML, or TXT file. Kdp.amazon.com, notionpress.com and Lulu.com will automatically convert these file types to PDF prior to publishing/printing. You can create your book cover using Cover Creator tool within the websites. The free Cover Creator helps you to create and customize your eBook, paperback, or hardcover cover with a variety of layouts and fonts. Cover Creator uses the book details you enter during title setup and adds your book's ISBN to the barcode area on the back cover But other publishing websites such as streetlib.com, ingramspark.com, blurb.com, press.barnesandnoble.com and feiyr.com requires from the authors to prepare the Paperback book manuscript in PDF format, and to design and submit the book cover in a PDF format according to their specifications. So, the author must have good knowledge on the formatting requirements for the book interior, and needs to create a paperback cover, using design software to be able to publish in such websites. So, when you create a paperback book, you need to format and upload two files: a manuscript file, which is the interior of your book, and a cover file, which is the outside of your book including the front, back, and spine. Here I will provide the steps on how to format both files, plus tools and resources to help you get started. The report consists from the following sections: 1. Book spine width calculator. 2. Online cover calculators. 3. Creating Barcode for the book ISBN. 4. Interior and cover files specifications for publishing at KDP amazon and using the online cover creator at KDP amazon. 5. Interior and cover files specifications for publishing at Lulu.com and using the online cover creator at Lulu.com. 6. Quick guideline for creating a bleed for your publication on Microsoft Word. 7. Quick guideline for creating a bleed for your publication on Adobe applications and other applications. 8. Configuring Word so that it doesn't compress images. 9. Streetlib.com Paperback book specifications. 10. Feiyr.com cover templates for print on demand books. 11. Creating paper cover using Canva.com. 12. Creating paper cover using Adobe Illustrator. 13. Creating paperback cover using Paint.net Application. 14. Creating paperback cover using Adobe Photoshop Application. 15. Creating paperback cover using Adobe InDesign Application. 16. Creating paperback interior document using Adobe InDesign Application. 17. Creating paperback interior and cover using Adobe InDesign blurb book creator. 18. References.

Quick Guideline to Prepare Paperback Book Interior and Cover Files Using Different Applications

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In order to publish and sell a Book on any publishing website, you need a ready-to-print PDF layout that supports all the requirements of the publisher system. You can create the PDF independently or use other production software like InDesign, or you can buy a paid professional production service.Book cover creation is the very last creative step when publishing a book. Thats because almost everything about the anatomy of a book cover is controlled by the final, edited version of the book: the trim size, paper color and number of pages all determine your covers dimensions. You need to design the cover after the final draft is finished. Book cover design is comprised of text and images. You must note: the front cover, back cover, spine, layout, picture, fonts, and other elements of the cover.The book consists of manuscript and cover. On the publishing website, you can upload your manuscript. The publishing website will automatically convert the manuscript to proofed PDF prior to publishing/printing. Depending on the publishing website, you can create your book cover using Cover Creator tool or submit your book cover in a PDF.Publishing Print books at KDP amazon kdp.amazon.com, Lulu.com and notionpress.com is straightforward, as you can just upload your manuscript as a PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, HTML, or TXT file. Kdp.amazon.com, notionpress.com and Lulu.com will automatically convert these file types to PDF prior to publishing/printing. You can create your book cover using Cover Creator tool within the websites. The free Cover Creator helps you to create and customize your eBook, paperback, or hardcover cover with a variety of layouts and fonts. Cover Creator uses the book details you enter during title setup and adds your book's ISBN to the barcode area on the back coverBut other publishing websites such as streetlib.com, ingramspark.com, blurb.com, press.barnesandnoble.com and feiyr.com requires from the authors to prepare the Paperback book manuscript in PDF format, and to design and submit the book cover in a PDF format according to their specifications. So, the author must have good knowledge on the formatting requirements for the book interior, and needs to create a paperback cover, using design software to be able to publish in such websites.So, when you create a paperback book, you need to format and upload two files: a manuscript file, which is the interior of your book, and a cover file, which is the outside of your book including the front, back, and spine. Here I will provide the steps on how to format both files, plus tools and resources to help you get started.The report consists from the following sections:1. Book spine width calculator.2.Online cover calculators.3.Creating Barcode for the book ISBN.4.Interior and cover files specifications for publishing at KDP amazon and using the online cover creator at KDP amazon.5.Interior and cover files specifications for publishing at Lulu.com and using the online cover creator at Lulu.com.6.Quick guideline for creating a bleed for your publication on Microsoft Word.7.Quick guideline for creating a bleed for your publication on Adobe applications and other applications.8.Configuring Word so that it doesn't compress images.9.Streetlib.com Paperback book specifications.10.Feiyr.com cover templates for print on demand books.11.Creating paper cover using Canva.com.12.Creating paper cover using Adobe Illustrator.13.Creating paperback cover using Paint.net Application.14.Creating paperback cover using Adobe Photoshop Application.15.Creating paperback cover using Adobe InDesign Application.16.Creating paperback interior document using Adobe InDesign Application.17.Creating paperback interior and cover using Adobe InDesign blurb book creator.18.References.

Find the Right Site

Find the Right Site Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann Truesdell
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Super Smart Information Strategies: Find the Right Site provides students with practical information on how to evaluate web sites. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Distant Speech Recognition

Distant Speech Recognition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matthias Woelfel,John McDonough
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A complete overview of distant automatic speech recognition The performance of conventional Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) systems degrades dramatically as soon as the microphone is moved away from the mouth of the speaker. This is due to a broad variety of effects such as background noise, overlapping speech from other speakers, and reverberation. While traditional ASR systems underperform for speech captured with far-field sensors, there are a number of novel techniques within the recognition system as well as techniques developed in other areas of signal processing that can mitigate the deleterious effects of noise and reverberation, as well as separating speech from overlapping speakers. Distant Speech Recognitionpresents a contemporary and comprehensive description of both theoretic abstraction and practical issues inherent in the distant ASR problem. Key Features: Covers the entire topic of distant ASR and offers practical solutions to overcome the problems related to it Provides documentation and sample scripts to enable readers to construct state-of-the-art distant speech recognition systems Gives relevant background information in acoustics and filter techniques, Explains the extraction and enhancement of classification relevant speech features Describes maximum likelihood as well as discriminative parameter estimation, and maximum likelihood normalization techniques Discusses the use of multi-microphone configurations for speaker tracking and channel combination Presents several applications of the methods and technologies described in this book Accompanying website with open source software and tools to construct state-of-the-art distant speech recognition systems This reference will be an invaluable resource for researchers, developers, engineers and other professionals, as well as advanced students in speech technology, signal processing, acoustics, statistics and artificial intelligence fields.

Advances in Dynamic Games and Their Applications

Advances in Dynamic Games and Their Applications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pierre Bernhard,Vladimir Gaitsgory,Odile Pourtallier
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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.

Conciliation and Mediation in India

Conciliation and Mediation in India Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gracious Timothy Dunna
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Global Trends in Dispute Resolution Series, Volume 11 It can be said that negotiation is about what to do, whereas mediation is about how to do it—how to make sure control is in the hands of the disputants. Although mediation (as well as conciliation) is taking hold in dispute resolution worldwide, among the nations, India shows the strongest signs of interest in developing a pervasive legal mediation culture. In this invaluable book, more than 20 formidable thought leaders with global reputations in dispute resolution describe how mediation is used, and can be used, to resolve different types of disputes in India and international cases. With a focus throughout on the law and procedure applicable to conciliation and mediation in India—addressing the involvement of each of the stakeholders in the process (with relevant hints on practice)—the contributors examine such issues and topics as the following: mediator ethics; court-annexed mediation; institutional mediation; mediating commercial disputes; mediating company, insolvency, and bankruptcy disputes; mediating government disputes; mediating investor-state disputes; mediating family disputes; e-mediation; community mediation and citizen empowerment; mixed-mode dispute resolution; and cross-border enforcement of mediated settlements. Two practice-oriented chapters synthesize the process, techniques, and approaches that experienced mediators and mediation advocates have found to be most valuable in their preparation for a mediation. Included is a detailed commentary on Part III of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 and the 2018 Singapore Convention on Mediation. There is little doubt that mediation is the dispute resolution choice of the next-generation lawyer. Present-day lawyers, judges, and users are becoming increasingly convinced that early conflict resolution through facilitated negotiations avoids the pitfalls of adversarial modes of dispute resolution, especially in terms of user satisfaction. This book takes into account where India stands at present, covering statutes, international conventions, and academic literature, thus bequeathing a broad understanding of the subject for legal practitioners, judges, arbitrators, mediators and conciliators, users, and technical experts who wish to understand it.

New Trends in Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring

New Trends in Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arnaud Deraemaeker,Keith Worden
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New Trends in Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring by Arnaud Deraemaeker,Keith Worden Summary

This book is a collection of articles covering the six lecture courses given at the CISM School on this topic in 2008. It features contributions by established international experts and offers a coherent and comprehensive overview of the state-of-the art research in the field, thus addressing both postgraduate students and researchers in aerospace, mechanical and civil engineering.

GB/T 24587-2009: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 24587-2009, GB/T24587-2009, GBT24587-2009)

GB/T 24587-2009: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 24587-2009, GB/T24587-2009, GBT24587-2009) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: https://www.chinesestandard.net
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GB/T 24587-2009: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 24587-2009, GB/T24587-2009, GBT24587-2009) by https://www.chinesestandard.net Summary

[After payment, write to & get a FREE-of-charge, unprotected true-PDF from: [email protected]] This Standard specifies the content of order, dimension, form, weight and permissible deviations, technical requirements, test methods, inspection rules, package, marking and quality certificates etc. for hot-rolled wire rods for prestressing steel bars of concrete.

Financial Management for Local Government

Financial Management for Local Government Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kay Spearman
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This series is designed to cover all aspects of sound financial management for local governments in developed and developing countries and economies in transition. Concepts of good governance, transparency and accountability are woven into the text of every chapter, and the needs and potential obstacles to greater decentralization and democracy are highlighted. Each volume is self-contained with its own Trainer's Guide, exercises and web resources. Chapters are divided into basic and advanced concepts and the detailed relationship of each topic to the others covered in the series is explained.

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