Biomat 2010: International Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology
This volume contains the selected contributed papers of the BIOMAT 2010 International Symposium which has been organized as a joint conference with the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology by invitation of the Director Board of this Society. The works presented at Tutorial and Plenary Sessions by expert keynote speakers have been also included. This book contains state-of-the-art articles on special research topics on mathematical biology, biological physics and...
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MATLAB Primer, 8th Edition
Highlighting the new aspects of MATLAB® 7.10 and expanding on many existing features, MATLAB® Primer, Eighth Edition shows you how to solve problems in science, engineering, and mathematics. Now in its eighth edition, this popular primer continues to offer a hands-on, step-by-step introduction to using the powerful tools of MATLAB. New to the Eighth EditionA new chapter on object-oriented programmingDiscussion of the MATLAB File Exchange window, which provides direct access to over 10,000...
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Computational Intelligence and Pattern Analysis in Biology Informatics
An invaluable tool in Bioinformatics, this unique volume provides both theoretical and experimental results, and describes basic principles of computational intelligence and pattern analysis while deepening the reader's understanding of the ways in which these principles can be used for analyzing biological data in an efficient manner. This book synthesizes current research in the integration of computational intelligence and pattern analysis techniques, either individually or in a hybridized...
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Electric Circuits (9th Edition)
Designed for use in a one or two-semester Introductory Circuit Analysis or Circuit Theory Course taught in Electrical or Computer Engineering Departments.Electric Circuits 9/e is the most widely used introductory circuits textbook of the past 25 years. As this book has evolved over the years to meet the changing learning styles of students, importantly, the underlying teaching approaches and philosophies remain unchanged. The goals are: - To build an understanding of concepts and ideas...
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Modeling Infectious Diseases in Humans and Animals
For epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, and health-care professionals, real-time and predictive modeling of infectious disease is of growing importance. This book provides a timely and comprehensive introduction to the modeling of infectious diseases in humans and animals, focusing on recent developments as well as more traditional approaches. Matt Keeling and Pejman Rohani move from modeling with simple differential equations to more recent, complex models, where spatial structure,...
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Singing For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Take your voice to the next level and grow as a performer Whether you're a beginning vocalist or a seasoned songster, Singing for Dummies makes it easy for you to achieve your songbird dreams. This practical guide gives you step-by-step instructions and lots of helpful tips, hints, vocal exercises, reminders, and warnings for both men and women, including advice on the mechanics of singing, discovering your singing voice, developing technique, singing in performance, maintaining vocal health,...
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Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality
Apocalyptic AI, the hope that we might one day upload our minds into machines or cyberspace and live forever, is a surprisingly wide-spread and influential idea, affecting everything from the world view of online gamers to government research funding and philosophical thought. In Apocalyptic AI, Robert Geraci offers the first serious account of this "cyber-theology" and the people who promote it. Drawing on interviews with roboticists and AI researchers and with devotees of the online game...
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Applications of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Scientific Research
Focusing on resource awareness in field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design, Applications of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Scientific Research covers the principle of FPGAs and their functionality. It explores a host of applications, ranging from small one-chip laboratory systems to large-scale applications in "big science." The book first describes various FPGA resources, including logic elements, RAM, multipliers, microprocessors, and content-addressable memory. It then presents...
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Essential Numerical Computer Methods
The various chapters within this volume include a wide variety of applications that extend far beyond this limited perception. As part of the Reliable Lab Solutions series, Essential Numerical Computer Methods brings together chapters from volumes 210, 240, 321, 383, 384, 454, and 467 of Methods in Enzymology.
These chapters provide a general progression from basic numerical methods to more specific biochemical and biomedical applications.Table of ContentsChapter 1: Use of Least-Squares...
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Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Environmentalism
table of contents
Chapter 1 Sounding the Alarm 6
Chapter 2 At the Top of Her Class 16
Chapter 3 College and Graduate Student Days 24
Chapter 4 Combining Science and Writing 34
Chapter 5 Rising through the Ranks 44
Chapter 6 Best-selling Author 54
Chapter 7 By the Edge of the Sea 62
Chapter 8 Dreams and Realities 68
Chapter 9 Fighting the Battle 76
Chapter 10 The Legacy of Rachel Carson 86
Essential Facts 100
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Ethics and Values in Social Work: An Integrated Approach for a Comprehensive Curriculum
In a unique and student-friendly package, Ethics and Values in Social Work offers a series of learning modules that will ensure graduates receive a comprehensive ethics and values education. Designed to be easily incorporated into any curriculum, each module helps students integrate the knowledge, skills, self-awareness, and critical thinking abilities required for dealing with ethical issues. From applying basic ethical standards of practice to managing complex ethical dilemmas, this textbook...
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Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees
Hospitals, nursing homes, and home care agencies seeking approval by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) must have a standing mechanism to address ethical issues. Most organizations have chosen to satisfy this with an interdisciplinary ethics committee. The best of these committees are knowledgeable, creative, and effective resources in their institutions. Many are well meaning but lack the information, experience, and skills to negotiate adequately the...
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Forensic Psychology and Law
Praise for Forensic Psychology and Law "In Forensic Psychology and Law, three internationally known experts provide exceptional coverage of a wide array of topics that address both the clinical applications of forensic psychology and the role of psychological science in understanding and evaluating legal assumptions and processes."
—Norman Poythress, PhD, Research Director and Professor, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Dept. of Mental Health Law and Policy "Forensic...
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How to Live on 24 Hours a Day
"Bennett address the problem of never having enough time. In this book, he urges hourly workers to use "spare" time to improve their lives, making the best of their time outside of work. He understands that most people are spending as much time as possible working to make more money, thus disliking their lives. "Time is money" seriously understates this matter, more time can generate more money, but money cannot buy you more time!" Title: How to Live on 24 Hours a DayAuthor: Arnold Bennett...
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The User`s Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy, Anxious, and Neurotic and What We Can Do about It
Your mind is not built to make you happy; it’s built to help you survive. So far, it’s done a great job! But in the process, it may have developed some bad habits, like avoiding new experiences or scrounging around for problems where none exist. Is it any wonder that worry, bad moods, and self-critical thoughts so often get in the way of enjoying life? The User’s Guide to the Human Mind is a road map to the puzzling inner workings of the human mind, replete with exercises for...
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Encountering the Chinese: A Modern Country, An Ancient Culture
A practical and sensitive cross-cultural analysis of the cultures of China, with insights on communication and social and business interactions. Title: Encountering the Chinese: A Modern Country, An Ancient CultureAuthor: Cornelius N. Grove, Hu Wenzhong, Zhuang Enping Length: 224 pages Edition: 3rd Edition Language: English Publisher:Nicholas Brealey Publishing Publication Date: 2010-05-15 ISBN-10: 1931930996 ISBN-13: 9781931930994 ZippyShare: Click to download True PDF: 1.9 ...
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RF Microelectronics (2nd Edition)
The Acclaimed RF Microelectronics Best-Seller, Expanded and Updated for the Newest Architectures, Circuits, and Devices Wireless communication has become almost as ubiquitous as electricity, but RF design continues to challenge engineers and researchers. In the 15 years since the first edition of this classic text, the demand for higher performance has led to an explosive growth of RF design techniques. In RF Microelectronics, Second Edition, Behzad Razavi systematically teaches the...
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Biology: The Dynamic Science, 2nd Edition
Learn how to think and engage like a scientist! BIOLOGY: THE DYNAMIC SCIENCE, Second Edition, provides you with a deep understanding of the core concepts in Biology, building a strong foundation for additional study. In a fresh presentation, the authors explain complex ideas clearly and describe how biologists collect and interpret evidence to test hypotheses about the living world. Russell, Hertz, and McMillan will spark your curiosity about living systems instead of burying it under a...
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CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices
"Let food be your medicine, medicine your food."
-Hippocrates, 2400 B.C. When the "Father of Medicine" uttered those famous words, spices were as important for medicine, embalming, preserving food, and masking bad odors as they were for more mundane culinary matters. Author James A. Duke predicts that spices such as capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, onion, and turmeric will assume relatively more medicinal importance again, as the economic costs and knowledge of the side-effects of...
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Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems: Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration
In Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems the authors demonstrate the need to break free from the old established concepts of expendable rockets, using chemical propulsion, and to develop new breeds of launch vehicle capable of both launching payloads into orbit at dramatically reduced cost, and for sustained operations in low-Earth orbit. The next steps, they explain, to establishing a permanent "presence" in the solar system beyond Earth are the commercialisation of sustained operations on the...
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Simpson`s Forensic Medicine
Prestigious and authoritative, this fully updated thirteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic, world-leading introductory text in the field of forensic medicine. It presents all that the generalist or student needs to know about the interface between medicine and the law, including: forensic toxicology, forensic science, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting....
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A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine
Established by the Western Han dynasty more than 2,000 years ago, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is currently finding increased acceptance. A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine explores the thinking behind TCM, its philosophy-based theory, and its cutting-edge uses in today’s clinical practice. The book covers:Establishment and characteristics of TCM’s theoryEstablishment and development of TCM’s clinical system.Basic features of TCMTCM’s...
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Chemistry: The Study of Matter and Its Changes, 5th Edition
The image on the front cover depicts a carbon nanotube emerging from a glowing plasma of hydrogen and carbon, as it forms around particles of a metal catalyst. Carbon nanotubes are a recently discovered allotrope of carbon. Three other allotropes of carbon-buckyballs, graphite, and diamond-are illustrated at the left, as is the molecule methane, CH4, from which nanotubes and buckyballs can be made. The element carbon forms an amazing number of compounds with structures that follow from simple...
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The ECG Workbook, 2nd Edition
Many books on ECG interpretation use simulated ECG tracings. Most of the traces that you find in this book are from real people and of the quality that you will be expected to interpret from in practice. The second edition of worldwide popular ‘The ECG Workbook’ continues with a straightforward, systematic approach to ECG interpretation and includes:-TWO NEW chaptersCommon Arrhythmias explains five of the most common types of arrhythmia: Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter,...
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Statistical Data Analysis Explained: Applied Environmental Statistics with R
Few books on statistical data analysis in the natural sciences are written at a level that a non-statistician will easily understand. This is a book written in colloquial language, avoiding mathematical formulae as much as possible, trying to explain statistical methods using examples and graphics instead. To use the book efficiently, readers should have some computer experience. The book starts with the simplest of statistical concepts and carries readers forward to a deeper and more extensive...
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Schaum`s Outline of Probability and Statistics, 3rd Edition
Confusing Textbooks? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's...
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From Therapist to Coach
Praise for From Therapist to Coach "This book is very practical and helpful to the therapist who wants to make a change and feels a bit overwhelmed with the possibilities. The section on choosing a niche was illuminating and very exciting to me. I found it helpful to have the training options outlined so clearly, and the marketing section was extremely useful as well."—Shelley R. Cohen, LCSW, Beverly Hills, CA "This book has sparked a renewed passion for my work as I have struggled the past...
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Practical Genius: The Real Smarts You Need to Get Your Talents and Passions Working for You
WHAT’S YOUR GENIUS? Most people consider genius to be a gift, a “lightning bolt from the gods” that strikes people like Einstein or Mozart, but not the rest of us. They see it as a quality—like creativity—that has a magical, exclusive, elusive connotation. That is simply not true, says Gina Rudan. Every one of us has a capacity for genius. Anyone is capable of achieving something so extraordinary that it could change the game for you, your business, and every aspect of your...
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Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13
The science and technology of hydrocolloids used in food and related systems has seen many new developments and advances over recent years. Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13 presents the latest research from leading experts in the field including: * Biochemical characterisation, the use of antibodies, immunostaining and enzyme hydrolysis * Chemical and physicochemical characterisation, including rheological investigation and AFM studies * Engineering food microstructure including...
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Homework Helpers: Physics, 2nd Edition
Homework Helpers: Physics is the latest book in the popular series that has been designed to help students master the material and tackle the tests. It will help any student unravel the formulas that describe the world around him or her. Each lesson is written in clear, easy-to-understand language, and supported with review questions. Answers and detailed explanations are found at the end of each chapter. Homework Helpers: Physics covers all of the topics included in a typical one-year physics...
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A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network Sites
A Networked Self examines self presentation and social connection in the digital age. This collection brings together new work on online social networks by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines. The focus of the volume rests on the construction of the self, and what happens to self-identity when it is presented through networks of social connections in new media environments. The volume is structured around the core themes of identity, community, and culture – the central themes of...
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Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress
Abiotic stress, such as high salinity and drought is the most common challenge for sustainable food production in large parts of the world, in particular in emerging countries. The ongoing and expected global climate change will further increase these challenges in many areas, making improved stress resistance of crops a key topic for the 21st century. Proteomics, genomics and metabolomics are methods allowing for the rapid and complete analysis of the complete physiology of crop plants. This...
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Transfusion Medicine, 3rd Edition
Transfusion Medicineoffers a concise, clinically focused and practical approach to this important area of medicine. This well-known handbook presents the experience of a world leader in the field of blood banking and transfusion therapy. Transfusion Medicineoffers complete guidance on the full range of topics from donor recruitment, blood collection and storage, to testing and transfusing blood components, complications and transmissible diseases, as well as cellular engineering, therapeutic...
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Applications of Fuzzy Logic in Bioinformatics
Many biological systems and objects are intrinsically fuzzy as their properties and behaviors contain randomness or uncertainty. In addition, it has been shown that exact or optimal methods have significant limitation in many bioinformatics problems. Fuzzy set theory and fuzzy logic are ideal to describe some biological systems/objects and provide good tools for some bioinformatics problems. This book comprehensively addresses several important bioinformatics topics using fuzzy concepts and...
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Anatomy and Human Movement: Structure and Function, 6th Edition
Printed book plus PageburstT access - you will receive a printed book and access to the complete book content electronically. PageburstT enhances learning by not only bringing world class content to your fingertips but also letting you add to it, annotate it, and categorize it all in a way that suits you. PageburstT frees you to spend more time learning and less time searching. Over the past 22 years, Anatomy and Human Movement has grown into a classic textbook, helping students to understand...
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Introduction to Modeling and Simulation of Technical and Physical Systems with Modelica
Master modeling and simulation using Modelica, the new powerful, highly versatile object-based modeling language Modelica, the new object-based software/hardware modeling language that is quickly gaining popularity around the world, offers an almost universal approach to high-level computational modeling and simulation. It handles a broad range of application domains, for example mechanics, electrical systems, control, and thermodynamics, and facilitates general notation as well as powerful...
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Chromic Phenomena: Technological Applications of Colour Chemistry, 2nd Edition
In the last decade there has been a huge increase in research into colour related phenomena, matched by a large number of new technological applications of commercial value requiring a fully revised and updated edition of the first book. The second edition covers the areas where chemicals or materials interact with light to produce colour, a colour change, or luminescence and where "coloured" compounds are used to transfer energy or manipulate light in some way. Whilst maintaining the same...
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Handbook of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, 2nd Edition
New to the Second EditionMore than 1,000 pages with over 1,500 new first-, second-, third-, fourth-, and higher-order nonlinear equations with solutionsParabolic, hyperbolic, elliptic, and other systems of equations with solutionsSome exact methods and transformationsSymbolic and numerical methods for solving nonlinear PDEs with Maple™, Mathematica®, and MATLAB®Many new illustrative examples and tablesA large list of references consisting of over 1,300 sourcesTo accommodate different...
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University Calculus, Early Transcendentals, Multivariable, 2nd Edition
University Calculus, Early Transcendentals, Second Edition helps readers successfully generalize and apply the key ideas of calculus through clear and precise explanations, clean design, thoughtfully chosen examples, and superior exercise sets. This text offers the right mix of basic, conceptual, and challenging exercises, along with meaningful applications. This significant revision features more examples, more mid-level exercises, more figures, improved conceptual flow, and the best in...
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53 Interesting Ways of Helping Your Students to Study
If you teach in higher or professional education, 53 interesting ways of helping your students to study is designed to help you. This book provides practical suggestions, each tried and tested, for helping students to improve their learning. The book is designed for dipping into to find ideas that dovetail with your own teaching approach and the needs of your students. The topics covered are wide-ranging. They include: beginning to study; planning one's studying; studying through reading;...
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