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Intelligent Information Retrieval: The Case of Astronomy and Related Space Sciences (Astrophysics and Space Science Library) Intelligent Information Retrieval: The Case of Astronomy and Related Space Sciences (Astrophysics and Space Science Library) Новинка

Intelligent Information Retrieval: The Case of Astronomy and Related Space Sciences (Astrophysics and Space Science Library)

Intelligent information Retrieval comprehensively surveys scientific information retrieval, which is characterized by growing convergence of information expressed in varying complementary forms of data - textual, numerical, image, and graphics; by the fundamental transformation which the scientific library is currently being subjected to; and by computer networking which as become an essential element of the research fabric. Intelligent Information Retrieval addresses enabling technologies, so-called `wide area network resource discovery tools', and the state of the art in astronomy and other sciences. This work is essential reading for astronomers, scientists in related disciplines, and all those involved in information storage and retrieval.
Christian Sallaberry Geographical Information Retrieval in Textual Corpora Christian Sallaberry Geographical Information Retrieval in Textual Corpora Новинка

Christian Sallaberry Geographical Information Retrieval in Textual Corpora

This book addresses the field of geographic information extraction and retrieval from textual documents. Geographic information retrieval is a rapidly emerging subject, a trend fostered by the growing power of the Internet and the emerging possibilities of data dissemination. After positioning his work in this field in Chapter 1, the author makes proposals in the following two chapters. Chapter 2 focuses on spatial and temporal information indexing and retrieval in corpora of textual documents. Propositions for both spatial and temporal information retrieval (IR) are made. Chapter 3 tackles the use of generalized spatial and temporal indexes, which are produced from there in the framework of multi-criteria IR. Geographic IR (GIR) is discussed at length, since this IR combines the criteria of spatial, temporal and thematic research. The author provides a rich bibliographical study of the current approaches focused on the modeling and retrieval of spatial and temporal information in textual documents, and similarity measures developed thus far in the literature. The book concludes with a broad perspective of the remaining scientific challenges. Several areas of research are discussed, such as integration of a domain-based ontology, modeling of spatial footprints from the interpretation of spatial relation, and parsing of relations between features deemed relevant within a document resulting from a GIR process. Contents Foreword, Christophe Claramunt. 1. Access by Geographic Content to Textual Corpora: What Orientations ? 2. Spatial and Temporal Information Retrieval in Textual Corpora. 3. Multicriteria Information Retrieval in Textual Corpora. 4. General Conclusion. About the Authors Christian Sallaberry is currently Assistant Professor at the Law, Economics and Management Faculty in Pau, France. His current research interests are in the fields of geographical information retrieval (GIR) in textual corpora: spatial, temporal and thematic information recognition, analyzing, indexing and retrieval. He is interested in spatial, temporal and thematic criteria combinations within a GIR process.
Gaussier Eric Textual Information Access. Statistical Models Gaussier Eric Textual Information Access. Statistical Models Новинка

Gaussier Eric Textual Information Access. Statistical Models

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This book presents statistical models that have recently been developed within several research communities to access information contained in text collections. The problems considered are linked to applications aiming at facilitating information access: – information extraction and retrieval; – text classification and clustering; – opinion mining; – comprehension aids (automatic summarization, machine translation, visualization). In order to give the reader as complete a description as possible, the focus is placed on the probability models used in the applications concerned, by highlighting the relationship between models and applications and by illustrating the behavior of each model on real collections. Textual Information Access is organized around four themes: informational retrieval and ranking models, classification and clustering (regression logistics, kernel methods, Markov fields, etc.), multilingualism and machine translation, and emerging applications such as information exploration. Contents Part 1: Information Retrieval 1. Probabilistic Models for Information Retrieval, Stéphane Clinchant and Eric Gaussier. 2. Learnable Ranking Models for Automatic Text Summarization and Information Retrieval, Massih-Réza Amini, David Buffoni, Patrick Gallinari,
Tuong Vinh Truong and Nicolas Usunier. Part 2: Classification and Clustering 3. Logistic Regression and Text Classification, Sujeevan Aseervatham, Eric Gaussier, Anestis Antoniadis,
Michel Burlet and Yves Denneulin. 4. Kernel Methods for Textual Information Access, Jean-Michel Renders. 5. Topic-Based Generative Models for Text Information Access, Jean-Cédric Chappelier. 6. Conditional Random Fields for Information Extraction, Isabelle Tellier and Marc Tommasi. Part 3: Multilingualism 7. Statistical Methods for Machine Translation, Alexandre Allauzen and François Yvon. Part 4: Emerging Applications 8. Information Mining: Methods and Interfaces for Accessing Complex Information, Josiane Mothe, Kurt Englmeier and Fionn Murtagh. 9. Opinion Detection as a Topic Classification Problem, Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno, Marc El-Bèze, Patrice Bellot and
Fréderic Béchet.
Jerome Dinet Information Retrieval in Digital Environments Jerome Dinet Information Retrieval in Digital Environments Новинка

Jerome Dinet Information Retrieval in Digital Environments

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Information retrieval is a central and essential activity. It is indeed difficult to find a human activity that does not need to retrieve information in an environment which is often increasingly digital: moving and navigating, learning, having fun, communicating, informing, making a decision, etc. Most human activities are intimately linked to our ability to search quickly and effectively for relevant information, the stakes are sometimes extremely important: passing an exam, voting, finding a job, remaining autonomous, being socially connected, developing a critical spirit, or simply surviving. The author of this book presents a summary of work undertaken over several years relative to the behaviors and cognitive processes involved in information retrieval in digital environments. He presents several examples of theoretical models and studies to better understand the difficulties, behaviors and strategies of individuals searching for information in digital environments.
Cao Jiannong Mobile Agents in Networking and Distributed Computing Cao Jiannong Mobile Agents in Networking and Distributed Computing Новинка

Cao Jiannong Mobile Agents in Networking and Distributed Computing

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The book focuses on mobile agents, which are computer programs that can autonomously migrate between network sites. This text introduces the concepts and principles of mobile agents, provides an overview of mobile agent technology, and focuses on applications in networking and distributed computing.
John Voeller G. Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security John Voeller G. Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security Новинка

John Voeller G. Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security

Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering advanced technology for image and video interpretation systems used for surveillance, which help in solving such problems as identifying faces from live streaming or stored videos. Biometrics for human identification, including eye retinas and irises, and facial patterns are also presented. The book then provides information on sensors for detection of explosive and radioactive materials and methods for sensing chemical and biological agents in urban environments.
Vijay Kumar Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems Vijay Kumar Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems Новинка

Vijay Kumar Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems

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A comprehensive new edition on mobile computing—covering both mobile and sensor data The new paradigm of pervasive computing was born from the needs of highly mobile workers to access and transfer data while on the go. Significant advances in the technology have lent and will continue to lend prevalence to its use—especially in m-commerce. Covering both mobile data and sensor data, this comprehensive text offers updated research on sensor technology, data stream processing, mobile database security, and contextual processing. Packed with cases studies, exercises, and examples, Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems covers essential aspects of wireless communication and provides a thorough discussion about managing information on mobile database systems (MDS). It addresses the integration of web and workflow with mobile computing and looks at the current state of research. Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems presents chapters on: Mobile Database System Mobile and Wireless Communication Location and Handoff Management Fundamentals of Database Processing Introduction to Concurrency Control Mechanisms Effect of Mobility on Data Processing Transaction Management in Mobile Database Systems Mobile Database Recovery Wireless Information Dissemination Introduction to Sensor Technology Sensor Technology and Data Streams Management Sensor Network Deployment: Case Studies Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems is an ideal book for researchers, teachers, and graduate students of mobile computing. The book may also be used as a reference text for researchers or managers.
Gabriel Oniscu Abdominal Organ Retrieval and Transplantation Bench Surgery Gabriel Oniscu Abdominal Organ Retrieval and Transplantation Bench Surgery Новинка

Gabriel Oniscu Abdominal Organ Retrieval and Transplantation Bench Surgery

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Abdominal organ transplantation is a complex, multi-step process that requires flawless surgery from start to finish. Training in organ retrieval and bench surgery, however, has varied from country to country and even center to center, and trainees too often must rely on hands-on experience without the benefit of extensive practical or theoretical training. With the number of transplant programs on the rise and the demand for donor organs increasing steadily as outcomes continue to improve, there is a greater need than ever before for a practical and comprehensive reference that transplantation professionals can turn to for clear and comprehensive guidance. Abdominal Organ Retrieval and Transplantation Bench Surgery fills that need. This important new book covers all aspects of retrieval and bench surgery of the abdominal organs. Coverage includes organ retrieval logistics and organ preservation; retrieval and bench surgery of the kidney, liver, pancreas and intestine; in situ and ex situ liver splitting; multi-organ retrieval; paediatric age-specific aspects of retrieval and bench surgery; and more. Key features include: Practice learning points for each procedure Detailed color illustrations of standard techniques Thorough guidance on dealing with anatomical variations Abdominal Organ Retrieval and Transplantation Bench Surgery is the ideal guide for surgeons and donor retrieval teams alike. With its step-wise approach and practical orientation, it is a reference transplant professionals can trust to help them understand and excel at all aspects of abdominal organ retrieval, from managing potential donors and properly retrieving organs to minimizing the likelihood of common pitfalls while mastering the latest surgical techniques.
Mark Maybury T. Multimedia Information Extraction. Advances in Video, Audio, and Imagery Analysis for Search, Data Mining, Surveillance and Authoring Mark Maybury T. Multimedia Information Extraction. Advances in Video, Audio, and Imagery Analysis for Search, Data Mining, Surveillance and Authoring Новинка

Mark Maybury T. Multimedia Information Extraction. Advances in Video, Audio, and Imagery Analysis for Search, Data Mining, Surveillance and Authoring

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The advent of increasingly large consumer collections of audio (e.g., iTunes), imagery (e.g., Flickr), and video (e.g., YouTube) is driving a need not only for multimedia retrieval but also information extraction from and across media. Furthermore, industrial and government collections fuel requirements for stock media access, media preservation, broadcast news retrieval, identity management, and video surveillance. While significant advances have been made in language processing for information extraction from unstructured multilingual text and extraction of objects from imagery and video, these advances have been explored in largely independent research communities who have addressed extracting information from single media (e.g., text, imagery, audio). And yet users need to search for concepts across individual media, author multimedia artifacts, and perform multimedia analysis in many domains. This collection is intended to serve several purposes, including reporting the current state of the art, stimulating novel research, and encouraging cross-fertilization of distinct research disciplines. The collection and integration of a common base of intellectual material will provide an invaluable service from which to teach a future generation of cross disciplinary media scientists and engineers.
Stephen Wiviott D. Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease Stephen Wiviott D. Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease Новинка

Stephen Wiviott D. Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease

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This book in the new American Heart Association Clinical Series, explores and explains state-of-the-art use of antiplatelet agents and draws on the expertise of global leaders in antiplatelet therapy. Skillfully organized for fast reference, the book is divided into five parts: Concepts in Platelet Physiology, Function, and Measurement Pharmacology of Oral Antiplatelet Agents Pharmacology of Intravenous Antiplatelet Agents Clinical Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Cardiovascular Disease Special Circumstances. Each chapter in the clinical section contains an overview of guidelines, plus specifics on medical and interventional uses. Clinical cardiologists, platelet biologists, and a wide range of practicing and prospective clinicians in allied fields will find this text an exceptional source of current information.
Raisa P. Kuzmina Soft shells Raisa P. Kuzmina Soft shells Новинка

Raisa P. Kuzmina Soft shells

All rights reserved. This work may not be translated or copied in whole or in part with- out the written permission of the publisher, except for brief excerpts in connection with reviews or scholarly analysis. Use in connection with any form of information storage and retrieval, electronic adaptation, computer software, or by similar or dissimilar methodology now known or hereafter developed is forbidden.
Jacquie Rand Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals Jacquie Rand Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals Новинка

Jacquie Rand Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals

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Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals offers fast access to clinically relevant information on managing the patient with endocrine disease. Written by leading experts in veterinary endocrinology, each chapter takes the same structure to aid in the rapid retrieval of information, offering information on pathogenesis, signalment, clinical signs, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention for a broad list of endocrine disorders. Chapters begin with brief summaries for quick reference, then delve into greater detail. With complete coverage of the most common endocrine diseases, the book includes chapters on conditions in dogs, cats, horses, ferrets, reptiles, and other species. Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals is a highly practical resource for any veterinarian treating these common diseases.
Robert Smallwood F. Information Governance. Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices Robert Smallwood F. Information Governance. Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices Новинка

Robert Smallwood F. Information Governance. Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

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Proven and emerging strategies for addressing document and records management risk within the framework of information governance principles and best practices Information Governance (IG) is a rapidly emerging «super discipline» and is now being applied to electronic document and records management, email, social media, cloud computing, mobile computing, and, in fact, the management and output of information organization-wide. IG leverages information technologies to enforce policies, procedures and controls to manage information risk in compliance with legal and litigation demands, external regulatory requirements, and internal governance objectives. Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices reveals how, and why, to utilize IG and leverage information technologies to control, monitor, and enforce information access and security policies. Written by one of the most recognized and published experts on information governance, including specialization in e-document security and electronic records management Provides big picture guidance on the imperative for information governance and best practice guidance on electronic document and records management Crucial advice and insights for compliance and risk managers, operations managers, corporate counsel, corporate records managers, legal administrators, information technology managers, archivists, knowledge managers, and information governance professionals IG sets the policies that control and manage the use of organizational information, including social media, mobile computing, cloud computing, email, instant messaging, and the use of e-documents and records. This extends to e-discovery planning and preparation. Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices provides step-by-step guidance for developing information governance strategies and practices to manage risk in the use of electronic business documents and records.
Rosaleen Anderson Antibacterial Agents. Chemistry, Mode of Action, Mechanisms of Resistance and Clinical Applications Rosaleen Anderson Antibacterial Agents. Chemistry, Mode of Action, Mechanisms of Resistance and Clinical Applications Новинка

Rosaleen Anderson Antibacterial Agents. Chemistry, Mode of Action, Mechanisms of Resistance and Clinical Applications

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Antibacterial agents act against bacterial infection either by killing the bacterium or by arresting its growth. They do this by targeting bacterial DNA and its associated processes, attacking bacterial metabolic processes including protein synthesis, or interfering with bacterial cell wall synthesis and function. Antibacterial Agents is an essential guide to this important class of chemotherapeutic drugs. Compounds are organised according to their target, which helps the reader understand the mechanism of action of these drugs and how resistance can arise. The book uses an integrated “lab-to-clinic” approach which covers drug discovery, source or synthesis, mode of action, mechanisms of resistance, clinical aspects (including links to current guidelines, significant drug interactions, cautions and contraindications), prodrugs and future improvements. Agents covered include: agents targeting DNA – quinolone, rifamycin, and nitroimidazole antibacterial agents agents targeting metabolic processes – sulfonamide antibacterial agents and trimethoprim agents targeting protein synthesis – aminoglycoside, macrolide and tetracycline antibiotics, chloramphenicol, and oxazolidinones agents targeting cell wall synthesis – β-Lactam and glycopeptide antibiotics, cycloserine, isonaizid, and daptomycin Antibacterial Agents will find a place on the bookshelves of students of pharmacy, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, drug design/discovery, and medicinal chemistry, and as a bench reference for pharmacists and pharmaceutical researchers in academia and industry.
Nirmal Sinha Sea Ice. Physics and Remote Sensing Nirmal Sinha Sea Ice. Physics and Remote Sensing Новинка

Nirmal Sinha Sea Ice. Physics and Remote Sensing

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Sea Ice: Physics and Remote Sensing addresses experiences acquired mainly in Canada by researchers in the fields of ice physics and growth history in relation to its polycrystalline structure as well as ice parameters retrieval from remote sensing observations. The volume describes processes operating at the macro- and microscale (e.g., brine entrapment in sea ice, crystallographic texture of ice types, brine drainage mechanisms, etc.). The information is supported by high-quality photographs of ice thin-sections prepared from cores of different ice types, all obtained by leading experts during field experiments in the 1970s through the 1990s, using photographic cameras and scanning microscopy. In addition, this volume presents techniques to retrieve a suite of sea ice parameters (e.g. ice type, concentration, extent, thickness, surface temperature, surface deformation, etc.) from space-borne and airborne sensor data. The breadth of the material on this subject is designed to appeal to researchers and users of remote sensing data who want to develop quick familiarity with the capabilities of this technology or detailed knowledge about major techniques for retrieval of key ice parameters. Volume highlights include: • Detailed crystallographic classification of natural sea ice, the key information from which information about ice growth conditions can be inferred. Many examples are presented with material to support qualitative and quantitative interpretation of the data. • Methods developed for revealing microstructural characteristics of sea ice and performing forensic investigations. • Data sets on radiative properties and satellite observations of sea ice, its snow cover, and surrounding open water. • Methods of retrieval of ice surface features and geophysical parameters from remote sensing observations with a focus on critical issues such as the suitability of different sensors for different tasks and data synergism. Sea Ice: Physics and Remote Sensing is intended for a variety of sea ice audiences interested in different aspects of ice related to physics, geophysics, remote sensing, operational monitoring, mechanics, and cryospheric sciences.
Cox Neil British Association of Dermatologists' Management Guidelines Cox Neil British Association of Dermatologists' Management Guidelines Новинка

Cox Neil British Association of Dermatologists' Management Guidelines

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Evidence-based, peer reviewed, best-practice management guidelines for dermatologists Incorporates the basic guidelines that have been expanded with extra material including: Web address for the guideline Editorial comment Links to additional guidelines from other international organizations Links to the BAD’s patient-information leaflets Other patient-oriented information. The guidelines themselves are grouped for ease of use into: Dermatoses Infections Neoplasms Specific therapeutic agents The guidelines provide a thoroughly rounded and grounded approach to best-practice dermatologic management using evidence-based principles with additional access to patient-oriented information. For fast access to proven standards of care, dermatologists worldwide can turn to the BAD Management Guidelines with confidence.
Allen Taylor G. SQL All-in-One For Dummies Allen Taylor G. SQL All-in-One For Dummies Новинка

Allen Taylor G. SQL All-in-One For Dummies

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The soup-to-nuts guide on all things SQL! SQL, or structured query language, is the international standard language for creating and maintaining relational databases. It is the basis of all major databases in use today and is essential for the storage and retrieval of database information. This fun and friendly guide takes SQL and all its related topics and breaks it down into easily digestible pieces for you to understand. You’ll get the goods on relational database design, development, and maintenance, enabling you to start working with SQL right away! Provides an overview of the SQL language and examines how it is integral for the storage and retrieval of database information Includes updates to SQL standards as well as any new features Explores SQL concepts, relational database development, SQL queries, data security, database tuning, and more Addresses the relationship between SQL and programming as well as SQL and XML If you’re looking for an up-to-date sequel to the bestelling first edition of SQL All-in-One For Dummies, then this is the book for you!
Low Adam ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine Low Adam ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine Новинка

Low Adam ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine

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ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine provides the key information required to help health care professionals involved in the movement of critically ill patients to do so safely, correctly and with confidence. Beginning with the practical and clinical considerations to be taken into account during patient transfer and an overview of transfer equipment, it then addresses pharmacological aspects of patient transfer, the roles and responsibilities of the transfer team, and the requirements of neonatal, paediatric and specialist transfers. Mapped against the syllabus for the Diploma of Retrieval and Transfer Medicine (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), it has been developed as a core resource for the diploma whilst providing an invaluable resource for any healthcare professional involved in the transfer of critically ill patients including anaesthetists, intensivists, nurses from ICU/ED and paramedics. It also includes frameworks for radiology and arterial blood gas interpretation, guidance on patient triage, transfer checklists and equipment checklists, and a summary of the relevant national guidelines. From a multidisciplinary international author team, this new addition to the ABC series is a useful resource for all health care professionals involved in the transfer of patients. It is relevant to anaesthetists, intensivists, paramedics, critical care and emergency department nursing staff who are required to take part in intra and inter hospital transfers.
Hung V. Nguyen Decentralized Coverage Control Problems For Mobile Robotic Sensor and Actuator Networks Hung V. Nguyen Decentralized Coverage Control Problems For Mobile Robotic Sensor and Actuator Networks Новинка

Hung V. Nguyen Decentralized Coverage Control Problems For Mobile Robotic Sensor and Actuator Networks

This book introduces various coverage control problems for mobile sensor networks including barrier, sweep and blanket. Unlike many existing algorithms, all of the robotic sensor and actuator motion algorithms developed in the book are fully decentralized or distributed, computationally efficient, easily implementable in engineering practice and based only on information on the closest neighbours of each mobile sensor and actuator and local information about the environment. Moreover, the mobile robotic sensors have no prior information about the environment in which they operation. These various types of coverage problems have never been covered before by a single book in a systematic way. Another topic of this book is the study of mobile robotic sensor and actuator networks. Many modern engineering applications include the use of sensor and actuator networks to provide efficient and effective monitoring and control of industrial and environmental processes. Such mobile sensor and actuator networks are able to achieve improved performance and efficient monitoring together with reduction in power consumption and production cost.
Michael B. Smith Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods Michael B. Smith Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods Новинка

Michael B. Smith Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods

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The Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods series facilitates the working chemist's search for the most useful functional group transformations in organic chemistry. Drawn from an exhaustive survey of the literature, Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 12 contains both functional group transformations and carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions. Author Michael Smith adheres to stringent criteria for listing reactions, including real synthetic utility and reagents that are either readily available or easily prepared and handled in the laboratory. A clear organizational scheme-chemical transformations classified first by reacting functional group of starting material, then by functional group formed-allows for quick reference and information retrieval. Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 12 provides an unparalleled source of information on the methods, reactions, and transformations in contemporary organic chemistry for the working chemist and student alike.
Verma Dinesh C. Techniques for Surviving Mobile Data Explosion Verma Dinesh C. Techniques for Surviving Mobile Data Explosion Новинка

Verma Dinesh C. Techniques for Surviving Mobile Data Explosion

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Discusses the challenges of bandwidth scarcity due to mobile data explosion and their solutions The rapidly growing popularity of Smartphones and other mobile devices has resulted in an exponential growth of mobile data. There is insufficient radio spectrum to cope with this growing data demand, and upgrading existing networks to meet the demands of mobile data explosion is expensive. Techniques for Surviving the Mobile Data Explosion is about the different approaches that can be used to address the challenges of limited bandwidth. It examines these challenges from the perspective of the mobile network operators, mobile applications developers, and enterprises that deploy mobile applications for their employees. The book provides: Comprehensive yet easy-to-understand information that is free of technical jargon, complex mathematical notation, and multiple acronyms Easy-to-understand figures as well as a comprehensive set of references A cross-disciplinary approach spanning the areas of cellular networks, IP networks, and mobile applications Techniques for Surviving the Mobile Data Explosion is ideal for wireless application developers and mobile network operators.
Sukhdev Chatu The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology Sukhdev Chatu The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology Новинка

Sukhdev Chatu The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology

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Are you about to sit your pharmacology exams? Do you lack confidence in prescribing? Would it help to have a quick reference, pocket-sized reassurance on common drugs and the conditions that they are used in? The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology is the perfect companion for students, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals who need help on the ward or are preparing for exams. It includes sections containing both treatment regimens of common conditions and detailed information on the relevant drugs that help you obtain a better understanding of therapeutic management. The benefits include: A-Z of over 100 key drugs in a one-drug-per-page format A systems-based approach Fully indexed text Clear explanations of drug mechanisms – a regular feature of pharmacology exams Management guidelines for common conditions within each system Brand new two-colour design to help with information retrieval A new chapter on chemotherapy agents Take the stress out of clinical pharmacology with The Hands-on Guide!
Sukhdev Chatu The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology Sukhdev Chatu The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology Новинка

Sukhdev Chatu The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology

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Are you about to sit your pharmacology exams? Do you lack confidence in prescribing? Would it help to have a quick reference, pocket-sized reassurance on common drugs and the conditions that they are used in? The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology is the perfect companion for students, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals who need help on the ward or are preparing for exams. It includes sections containing both treatment regimens of common conditions and detailed information on the relevant drugs that help you obtain a better understanding of therapeutic management. The benefits include: A-Z of over 100 key drugs in a one-drug-per-page format A systems-based approach Fully indexed text Clear explanations of drug mechanisms – a regular feature of pharmacology exams Management guidelines for common conditions within each system Brand new two-colour design to help with information retrieval A new chapter on chemotherapy agents Take the stress out of clinical pharmacology with The Hands-on Guide!
Robert Bartz J. Mobile Computing Deployment and Management. Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond Robert Bartz J. Mobile Computing Deployment and Management. Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond Новинка

Robert Bartz J. Mobile Computing Deployment and Management. Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond

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Mobile computing skills are becoming standard in the IT industry Mobile Computing Deployment and Management: Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond is the ultimate reference for mobile computing. Certified Wireless Network Expert Robert J. Bartz guides IT and networking professionals through the fundamental and advanced concepts of mobile computing, providing the information and instruction necessary to get up to speed on current technology and best practices. The book maps to the CompTIA Mobility+ (MB0-001) exam, making it an ideal resource for those seeking this rewarding certification. The mobile device has already overshadowed the PC as a primary means for Internet access for a large portion of the world's population, and by 2020, there will be an estimated 10 billion mobile devices worldwide. Mobile connectivity has become the new standard for business professionals, and when combined with cloud computing, it creates a world where instant access is the norm. To remain relevant, IT professionals must hone their mobile skills. The ability to manage, develop, and secure a mobile infrastructure is quickly becoming a key component to entering the IT industry, and professionals lacking those skills will be left behind. This book covers all aspects of mobile computing, including: Radio frequency, antenna, and cellular technology Physical and logical infrastructure technologies Common mobile device policies and application management Standards and certifications, and more Each chapter includes hands-on exercises, real-world examples, and in-depth guidance from the perspective of a mobile computing expert. IT professionals looking to expand their capabilities need look no further than Mobile Computing Deployment and Management: Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond for the most comprehensive approach to mobile computing on the market today.
Chad Udell Mastering Mobile Learning Chad Udell Mastering Mobile Learning Новинка

Chad Udell Mastering Mobile Learning

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Discover the strategies, tools, and technologies necessary for developing successful mobile learning programs In the modern, rapidly-expanding mobile learning environment, only clear guidelines and state-of-the-art technologies will stand up to the challenges that lie ahead. With a smart focus that combines a proven process with all-important strategies and practical applications, Mastering Mobile Learning stands as the most modern, comprehensive resource on the subject. It also features unique technical content previously unavailable among the literature of the mobile learning field. This book will help you turn concept into reality. This book will show you best practices for obtaining and providing educational, training, and professional development content on devices like smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Trainers, educators, designers, instructional technologists, workplace learning professionals, and HR professionals will learn how mobile learning differs from other forms of e-learning, and will be introduced to the challenges and—more importantly—the advantages of mobile learning strategies and technologies for 21st century business environments. The book provides: An overview of mobile learning, including evolving definitions and reasons for executives to embrace this approach A discussion of the business drivers of mobile learning, advice for creating a mobile learning content strategy, and easy ways to inexpensively launch mobile learning Valuable tips on how to use unique affordances of mobile devices to better serve your learners while they are on the go Information on the ROI of mobile learning, using mobile devices as research tools, and why training in mobile development is critical An overview of the technical aspects of the design and development of mobile learning Written by experts in this burgeoning field, Mastering Mobile Learning provides a roadmap for creating the most effective learning content, strategies, and applications possible.
Anne-Marie Lesas The Art and Science of NFC Programming Anne-Marie Lesas The Art and Science of NFC Programming Новинка

Anne-Marie Lesas The Art and Science of NFC Programming

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NFC is a world standard since 2004 which is now within every smartphone on the market. Such a standard enables us to do mobile transactions (mobile payment) in a secure way along with many other information- based tap’n play operations. This book has a double role for computer scientists (from bachelor students in CS to IT professionals).
Lisa Beltz A. Emerging Infectious Diseases. A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance Lisa Beltz A. Emerging Infectious Diseases. A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance Новинка

Lisa Beltz A. Emerging Infectious Diseases. A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance

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Emerging Infectious Diseases offers an introduction to emerging and reemerging infectious disease, focusing on significant illnesses found in various regions of the world. Many of these diseases strike tropical regions or developing countries with particular virulence, others are found in temperate or developed areas, and still other microbes and infections are more indiscriminate. This volume includes information on the underlying mechanisms of microbial emergence, the technology used to detect them, and the strategies available to contain them. The author describes the diseases and their causative agents that are major factors in the health of populations the world over. The book contains up-to-date selections from infectious disease journals as well as information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, MedLine Plus, and the American Society for Microbiology. Perfect for students or those new to the field, the book contains Summary Overviews (thumbnail sketches of the basic information about the microbe and the associated disease under examination), Review Questions (testing students' knowledge of the material), and Topics for Further Discussion (encouraging a wider conversation on the implications of the disease and challenging students to think creatively to develop new solutions). This important volume provides broad coverage of a variety of emerging infectious diseases, of which most are directly important to health practitioners in the United States.
Marr Bernard The Intelligent Company. Five Steps to Success with Evidence-Based Management Marr Bernard The Intelligent Company. Five Steps to Success with Evidence-Based Management Новинка

Marr Bernard The Intelligent Company. Five Steps to Success with Evidence-Based Management

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Today's most successful companies are Intelligent Companies that use the best available data to inform their decision making. This is called Evidence-Based Management and is one of the fastest growing business trends of our times. Intelligent Companies bring together tools such as Business Intelligence, Analytics, Key Performance Indicators, Balanced Scorecards, Management Reporting and Strategic Decision Making to generate real competitive advantages. As information and data volumes grow at explosive rates, the challenges of managing this information is turning into a losing battle for most companies and they end up drowning in data while thirsting for insights. This is made worse by the severe skills shortage in analytics, data presentation and communication. This latest book by best-selling management expert Bernard Marr, will equip you with a set of powerful skills that are vital for successful managers now and in the future. Increase your market value by gaining essential skills that are in high demand but in short supply. Loaded with practical step-by-step guidance, simple tools and real life examples of how leading organizations such as Google, CocaCola, Capital One, Saatchi & Saatchi, Tesco, Yahoo, as well as Government Departments and Agencies have put the principles into practice. The five steps to more intelligent decision making are: Step 1: More intelligent strategies – by identifying strategic priorities and agreeing your real information needs Step 2: More intelligent data – by creating relevant and meaningful performance indicators and qualitative management information liked back to your strategic information needs Step 3: More intelligent insights – by using good evidence to test and prove ideas and by analysing the data to gain robust and reliable insights Step 4: More intelligent communication – by creating informative and engaging management information packs and dashboards that provide the essential information, packaged in an easy-to-read way Step 5: More intelligent decision making – by fostering an evidence-based culture of turning information into actionable knowledge and real decisions «Bernard Marr did it again! This outstanding and practical book will help your company become more intelligent and more successful. Marr takes the fields of business-intelligence, analytics and scorecarding to bring them together into a powerful and easy-to-follow 5-step framework. The Intelligent Company is THE must-read book of our times.» —Bruno Aziza, Co-author of best-selling book Drive Business Performance and Worldwide Strategy Lead, Microsoft Business Intelligence «Book after book Bernard Marr is redefining the fundamentals of good business management. 'The Intelligent Company' is a must read in these changing times and a reference you will want on your desk every day!» —Gabriel Bellenger, Accenture Strategy
April Helm Leigh Genealogy Online For Dummies April Helm Leigh Genealogy Online For Dummies Новинка

April Helm Leigh Genealogy Online For Dummies

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Research your family history using the latest online tools and apps Genealogy Online For Dummies, 7th Edition is the perfect book to help you conduct genealogical research. Updated to cover the latest online tools, this new edition shows you how to leverage social networks and the rapidly increasing number of mobile apps to locate family members and trace their histories. You?ll discover how to start your investigation, develop a research plan of action, identify sites and resources that will be of the most use to you, get information from government records, preserve electronic materials, and share your findings with the rest of the family. Shows you how to conduct research into family history using the latest online tools, mobile apps, and other resources Explains how to use online and offline research techniques and tools for genealogical research, find and share information with other genealogists, and create your own site to showcase your family tree, digital images, and compiled genealogies Includes access to free versions of RootsMagic Essentials and Legacy Family Tree Standard Edition as well as information on free websites for storing your genealogical information Covers DNA research and testing, new geocoding applications, U.S. Census information available online, international records, public access catalogs, and more Genealogy Online For Dummies, 7th Edition helps you follow the clues to uncover your family?s legacy ? the fun and easy way.
Crump Kenneth Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team Crump Kenneth Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team Новинка

Crump Kenneth Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team

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Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team is a clinically relevant and practical manual designed as a guide for the safe and effective administration of cancer chemotherapy. Coverage includes patient assessment, chemotherapy equipment, drug preparation, safety considerations, handling, administration, waste disposal, and management of chemotherapy side effects. An alphabetical listing of common chemotherapy agents offers information on their uses, indications, and toxicities, as well as administration guidelines for methods, routes, and speeds. With background information for effectively communicating with clients, including coverage of veterinary cancer surgery and radiation therapy, the book provides specific strategies that address the challenging emotional issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in pets. With particular insight into the technician's role, Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team is a must-have reference for any practice offering chemotherapy.
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Lothar Helm The Chemistry of Contrast Agents in Medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lothar Helm The Chemistry of Contrast Agents in Medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging Новинка

Lothar Helm The Chemistry of Contrast Agents in Medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is one of the most important tools in clinical diagnostics and biomedical research. The number of MRI scanners operating around the world is estimated to be approximately 20,000, and the development of contrast agents, currently used in about a third of the 50 million clinical MRI examinations performed every year, has largely contributed to this significant achievement. This completely revised and extended second edition: Includes new chapters on targeted, responsive, PARACEST and nanoparticle MRI contrast agents. Covers the basic chemistries, MR physics and the most important techniques used by chemists in the characterization of MRI agents from every angle from synthesis to safety considerations. Is written for all of those involved in the development and application of contrast agents in MRI. Presented in colour, it provides readers with true representation and easy interpretation of the images. A word from the Authors: Twelve years after the first edition published, we are convinced that the chemistry of MRI agents has a bright future. By assembling all important information on the design principles and functioning of magnetic resonance imaging probes, this book intends to be a useful tool for both experts and newcomers in the field. We hope that it helps inspire further work in order to create more efficient and specific imaging probes that will allow materializing the dream of seeing even deeper and better inside the living organisms. Reviews of the First Edition: «…attempts, for the first time, to review the whole spectrum of involved chemical disciplines in this technique…»—Journal of the American Chemical Society «…well balanced in its scope and attention to detail…a valuable addition to the library of MR scientists…»—NMR in Biomedicine
Huijun Gao Filtering, Control and Fault Detection with Randomly Occurring Incomplete Information Huijun Gao Filtering, Control and Fault Detection with Randomly Occurring Incomplete Information Новинка

Huijun Gao Filtering, Control and Fault Detection with Randomly Occurring Incomplete Information

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In the context of systems and control, incomplete information refers to a dynamical system in which knowledge about the system states is limited due to the difficulties in modelling complexity in a quantitative way. The well-known types of incomplete information include parameter uncertainties and norm-bounded nonlinearities. Recently, in response to the development of network technologies, the phenomenon of randomly occurring incomplete information has become more and more prevalent. Filtering, Control and Fault Detection with Randomly Occurring Incomplete Information reflects the state-of-the-art of the research area for handling randomly occurring incomplete information from three interrelated aspects of control, filtering and fault detection. Recent advances in networked control systems and distributed filtering over sensor networks are covered, and application potential in mobile robotics is also considered. The reader will benefit from the introduction of new concepts, new models and new methodologies with practical significance in control engineering and signal processing. Key Features: Establishes a unified framework for filtering, control and fault detection problem for various discrete-time nonlinear stochastic systems with randomly occurring incomplete information Investigates several new concepts for randomly occurring phenomena and proposes a new system model to better describe network-induced problems Demonstrates how newly developed techniques can handle emerging mathematical and computational challenges Contains the latest research results Filtering, Control and Fault Detection with Randomly Occurring Incomplete Information provides a unified yet neat framework for control/filtering/fault-detection with randomly occurring incomplete information. It is a comprehensive textbook for graduate students and is also a useful practical research reference for engineers dealing with control, filtering and fault detection problems for networked systems.
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S. Cahalan Veterinary Embryology S. Cahalan Veterinary Embryology Новинка

S. Cahalan Veterinary Embryology

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A thorough appreciation of the cellular, molecular and tissue changes which precede the birth of an animal is a fundamental requirement for understanding normal structural development and also abnormal processes which result in congenital defects. This textbook provides information relevant to many subjects taught in preclinical, paraclinical and clinical years. Early chapters describe and explain sequential events relating to the division, growth and differentiation of cells and to the formation of foetal membranes, implantation and placentation. Succeeding chapters trace the origin, growth, development and maturation of the major body systems. Age determination of the embryo and foetus is reviewed in a single chapter. Genetic, chromosomal and environmental factors which adversely affect pre-natal development are reviewed in the final chapter. A reading list at the end of each chapter offers additional sources of information on the topics discussed. Tables, flow diagrams and numerous hand-drawn illustrations provide information in a form which complements the concepts presented in the text. Key features: Written by a team which includes members with expertise in developmental anatomy, molecular biology and clinical aspects of veterinary medicine. The authors have extensive experience in the teaching of veterinary embryology and cognate subjects. Illustrations, hand-drawn by a veterinary graduate, are used extensively to explain organogenesis and system development. An explanatory glossary provides concise information on specialised terms used in the text. The index is designed for easy retrieval of information.
Laura Leist Eliminate the Chaos at Work. 25 Techniques to Increase Productivity Laura Leist Eliminate the Chaos at Work. 25 Techniques to Increase Productivity Новинка

Laura Leist Eliminate the Chaos at Work. 25 Techniques to Increase Productivity

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Create office efficiency and business productivity with this helpful book. Eliminate the Chaos at Work increases your business productivity and peace of mind by showing you how to create streamlined information systems, processes and workflows. Laura's proven 25 techniques are easy to implement, realistic and results oriented. Using these techniques, you can take control over your time and information to create workable systems built to reflect how you think and process information. Eliminate the Chaos at Work breaks down the everyday organization and productivity challenges you face at work into four areas: time, paper and information management as well as managing all of the stuff in your office. You'll learn effective time and information management techniques including how to: Produce logical, user friendly information management systems to ensure information is organized and easily retrievable Schedule and manage meetings that aren't total time wasters Implement a system to process and follow up on e-mail Create an organized e-mail filing structure for easy retrieval De-clutter paper files, decide what can be stored, scanned, shredded or recycled Learn what paper management system will work best for you and how to create the filing structure Use the PAPERS method for maintaining efficient paper management systems Determine which task management system is right for your needs and how to manage your tasks and projects daily using the 20-minute rule Use the 10-step process to organize the stuff in your office Imagine working in an office where you feel in control and on top of things, instead of overwhelmed. Setup a comfortable workspace and make yourself and your team's office more productive, supported and in control with Eliminate the Chaos at Work.
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Alain Pirovano Networking Simulation for Intelligent Transportation Systems. High Mobile Wireless Nodes Alain Pirovano Networking Simulation for Intelligent Transportation Systems. High Mobile Wireless Nodes Новинка

Alain Pirovano Networking Simulation for Intelligent Transportation Systems. High Mobile Wireless Nodes

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This book studies the simulation of wireless networking in the domain of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) involving aircraft, railway and vehicular communication. On this subject, particular focus is placed on effective communication channels, mobility modeling, multi-technology simulation and global ITS simulation frameworks. Networking Simulation for Intelligent Transportation Systems addresses the mixing of IEEE802.11p and LTE into a dedicated simulation environment as well as the links between ITS and IoT; aeronautical mobility and VHD Data Link (VDL) simulation; virtual co-simulation for railway communication and control-command; realistic channel simulation, mobility modeling and autonomic simulation for VANET and quality metrics for VANET. The authors intend for this book to be as useful as possible to the reader as they provide examples of methods and tools for running realistic and reliable simulations in the domain of communications for ITS.
New Approaches to Macroeconomic Modeling: Evolutionary Stochastic Dynamics, Multiple Equilibria, and Externalities As Field Effects New Approaches to Macroeconomic Modeling: Evolutionary Stochastic Dynamics, Multiple Equilibria, and Externalities As Field Effects Новинка

New Approaches to Macroeconomic Modeling: Evolutionary Stochastic Dynamics, Multiple Equilibria, and Externalities As Field Effects

This book contributes substantively to the current state of art of macroeconomic modeling by providing a method for modeling large collections of possibly heterogeneous agents subject to nonpairwise externality called field effects, that is, feedback of aggregate effects on individual agents or agents using state-dependent strategies. By adopting a level of microeconomic description that keeps track of compositions of fractions of agents by types or strategies, time evolution of the microeconomic states is described by (backward) Chapman-Kolmogorov equations. Macroeconomic dynamics naturally arise from these equations by expansion of the solutions in some power series of the number of participants. Specification of the microeconomic transition rates thus leads to macroeconomic dynamic models. This approach provides a consistent way for dealing with multiple equilibria of macroeconomic dynamics by ergodic decomposition and associated calculations of mean first passage times, and stationary probabilities of equilibria provide further useful information on macroeconomic behavior. This book ends with a set of elaborations, sketches of further topics of research, and a collection of supporting materials in the Appendix.
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Arif Ahmed Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing Arif Ahmed Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing Новинка

Arif Ahmed Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing

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A comprehensive guide to understanding and auditing modern information systems The increased dependence on information system resources for performing key activities within organizations has made system audits essential for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information system resources. One of the biggest challenges faced by auditors is the lack of a standardized approach and relevant checklist. Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing brings together resources with audit tools and techniques to solve this problem. Featuring examples that are globally applicable and covering all major standards, the book takes a non-technical approach to the subject and presents information systems as a management tool with practical applications. It explains in detail how to conduct information systems audits and provides all the tools and checklists needed to do so. In addition, it also introduces the concept of information security grading, to help readers to implement practical changes and solutions in their organizations. Includes everything needed to perform information systems audits Organized into two sections—the first designed to help readers develop the understanding necessary for conducting information systems audits and the second providing checklists for audits Features examples designed to appeal to a global audience Taking a non-technical approach that makes it accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing is an essential resource for anyone auditing information systems.
Andy Harris HTML5 For Dummies Quick Reference Andy Harris HTML5 For Dummies Quick Reference Новинка

Andy Harris HTML5 For Dummies Quick Reference

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Essential information about using HTML5: everything you need at your fingertips HTML is the predominant programming language used to create Web pages. HTML5 has enhanced rich media, geolocation, database and mobile capabilities, and is now able to script APIs, making it a must-have for Web developers. This convenient reference, comb-bound to lie flat, makes it easy to find the information you need in a hurry so you can get those terrific Web pages designed and online right now. HTML is used extensively in creating Web pages, especially for mobile browsers; HTML5 offers exciting enhancements that Web developers are eager to master Features a handy format that provides essential information in a quick and simple manner, with easy-to-follow instructions, smaller size, and convenient, lay-flat binding Covers using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript The basic information you need to develop eye-popping Web sites with HTML5 are easy to find in HTML5 For Dummies Quick Reference.
Andre Richardt CBRN Protection. Managing the Threat of Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Weapons Andre Richardt CBRN Protection. Managing the Threat of Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Weapons Новинка

Andre Richardt CBRN Protection. Managing the Threat of Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Weapons

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Originating in the armed forces of the early 20th century, weapons based on chemical, biological or nuclear agents have become an everpresent threat that has not vanished after the end of the cold war. Since the technology to produce these agents is nowadays available to many countries and organizations, including those with terrorist aims, civil authorities across the world need to prepare against incidents involving these agents and train their personnel accordingly. As an introductory text on NBC CBRN weapons and agents, this book leads the reader from the scientific basics to the current threats and strategies to prepare against them. After an introductory part on the history of NBC CBRN weapons and their international control, the three classes of nuclear/radiological, biological, and chemical weapons are introduced, focusing on agents and delivery vehicles. Current methods for the rapid detection of NBC CBRN agents are introduced, and the principles of physical protection of humans and structures are explained. The final parts addresses more general issues of risk management, preparedness and response management, as the set of tools that authorities and civil services will be needed in a future CBRN scenario as well as the likely future scenarios that authorities and civil services will be faced with in the coming years. This book is a must-have for Health Officers, Public Health Agencies, and Military Authorities.
Matthias Busse Material-Integrated Intelligent Systems. Technology and Applications Matthias Busse Material-Integrated Intelligent Systems. Technology and Applications Новинка

Matthias Busse Material-Integrated Intelligent Systems. Technology and Applications

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Combining different perspectives from materials science, engineering, and computer science, this reference provides a unified view of the various aspects necessary for the successful realization of intelligent systems. The editors and authors are from academia and research institutions with close ties to industry, and are thus able to offer first-hand information here. They adopt a unique, three-tiered approach such that readers can gain basic, intermediate, and advanced topical knowledge. The technology section of the book is divided into chapters covering the basics of sensor integration in materials, the challenges associated with this approach, data processing, evaluation, and validation, as well as methods for achieving an autonomous energy supply. The applications part then goes on to showcase typical scenarios where material-integrated intelligent systems are already in use, such as for structural health monitoring and smart textiles.
John Arnold Mobile Marketing For Dummies John Arnold Mobile Marketing For Dummies Новинка

John Arnold Mobile Marketing For Dummies

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Straightforward advice on building and launching a mobile marketing plan Mobile communication is hot, and so is marketing on mobile devices. Mobile Marketing For Dummies provides a clear and easy path for creating, launching, and making the most of a mobile marketing program. Designed for marketing professionals and other business people who may have little experience with the medium, it explains mobile marketing and how to convert a traditional marketing plan to mobile. Topics include assembling resources and budget, creating a plan, following best practices, building mobile sites, and much more. Explains what mobile marketing is, how you can adapt a traditional marketing plan for mobile, and how to create and launch a mobile marketing plan from scratch Covers activating a plan using voice, text, e-mail, and social media campaigns Explores the nuts and bolts of building mobile sites, apps, monetizing mobile, and advertising on other mobile properties Mobile Marketing For Dummies gives you the tools to succeed in this exciting environment.
Stuart Lieblich Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office Stuart Lieblich Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office Новинка

Stuart Lieblich Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office

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Anesthetic complications, which range from simple annoyances to patient mortality, are inevitable, given the many and complex interactions of doctor, patient, personnel, and facility. Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office helps dentists minimize the frequency and severity of adverse events by providing concise and clinically relevant information that can be put to everyday use. Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office presents the most up-to-date information on treating anesthesia complications and medical emergencies. Drs. Bosack and Lieblich and a team of expert contributors discuss patient risk assessment; considerations for special needs and medically compromised patients; routinely administered anesthetic agents; adversities that can arise before, during, and after administration of anesthesia; and emergency drugs and equipment. A must-have reference for every dental office.
Joel Katz Designing Information. Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design Joel Katz Designing Information. Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design Новинка

Joel Katz Designing Information. Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design

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"The book itself is a diagram of clarification, containing hundreds of examples of work by those who favor the communication of information over style and academic postulation—and those who don't. Many blurbs such as this are written without a thorough reading of the book. Not so in this case. I read it and love it. I suggest you do the same." —Richard Saul Wurman «This handsome, clearly organized book is itself a prime example of the effective presentation of complex visual information.» —eg magazine «It is a dream book, we were waiting for…on the field of information. On top of the incredible amount of presented knowledge this is also a beautifully designed piece, very easy to follow…» —Krzysztof Lenk, author of Mapping Websites: Digital Media Design «Making complicated information understandable is becoming the crucial task facing designers in the 21st century. With Designing Information, Joel Katz has created what will surely be an indispensable textbook on the subject.» —Michael Bierut «Having had the pleasure of a sneak preview, I can only say that this is a magnificent achievement: a combination of intelligent text, fascinating insights and – oh yes – graphics. Congratulations to Joel.» —Judith Harris, author of Pompeii Awakened: A Story of Rediscovery Designing Information shows designers in all fields – from user-interface design to architecture and engineering – how to design complex data and information for meaning, relevance, and clarity. Written by a worldwide authority on the visualization of complex information, this full-color, heavily illustrated guide provides real-life problems and examples as well as hypothetical and historical examples, demonstrating the conceptual and pragmatic aspects of human factors-driven information design. Both successful and failed design examples are included to help readers understand the principles under discussion.
Roger Cochetti Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook Roger Cochetti Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook Новинка

Roger Cochetti Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook

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With a Preface by noted satellite scientist Dr. Ahmad Ghais, the Second Edition reflects the expanded user base for this technology by updating information on historic, current, and planned commercial and military satellite systems and by expanding sections that explain the technology for non-technical professionals. The book begins with an introduction to satellite communications and goes on to provide an overview of the technologies involved in mobile satellite communications, providing basic introductions to RF Issues, power Issues, link issues and system issues. It describes early commercial mobile satellite communications systems, such as Marisat and Marecs and their military counterparts. The book then discusses the full range of Inmarsat and other current and planned geostationary, low earth orbiting and hybrid mobile satellite systems from over a dozen countries and companies. It is an essential guide for anyone seeking a comprehensive understanding of this industry and military tool. • Revised edition will serve both technical and non-technical professionals who rely every day on mobile satellite communications • Describes and explains historic, current, and planned civil, commercial, and military mobile satellite communication systems. • First Edition charts and tables updated and expanded with current material for today’s mobile satellite technology
Karen Wager A. Health Care Information Systems. A Practical Approach for Health Care Management Karen Wager A. Health Care Information Systems. A Practical Approach for Health Care Management Новинка

Karen Wager A. Health Care Information Systems. A Practical Approach for Health Care Management

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BESTSELLING GUIDE, UPDATED WITH A NEW INFORMATION FOR TODAY'S HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT Health Care Information Systems is the newest version of the acclaimed text that offers the fundamental knowledge and tools needed to manage information and information resources effectively within a wide variety of health care organizations. It reviews the major environmental forces that shape the national health information landscape and offers guidance on the implementation, evaluation, and management of health care information systems. It also reviews relevant laws, regulations, and standards and explores the most pressing issues pertinent to senior level managers. It covers: Proven strategies for successfully acquiring and implementing health information systems. Efficient methods for assessing the value of a system. Changes in payment reform initiatives. New information on the role of information systems in managing in population health. A wealth of updated case studies of organizations experiencing management-related system challenges.
Elsa Negre Information and Recommender Systems Elsa Negre Information and Recommender Systems Новинка

Elsa Negre Information and Recommender Systems

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Information is an element of knowledge that can be stored, processed or transmitted. It is linked to concepts of communication, data, knowledge or representation. In a context of steady increase in the mass of information it is difficult to know what information to look for and where to find them. Computer techniques exist to facilitate this research and allow relevant information extraction. Recommendation systems introduced the notions inherent to the recommendation, based, inter alia, information search, filtering, machine learning, collaborative approaches. It also deals with the assessment of such systems and has various applications.
Zohra Fazal Information Overload. An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators Zohra Fazal Information Overload. An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators Новинка

Zohra Fazal Information Overload. An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators

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This book covers the ever-increasing problem of information overload from both the professional and academic perspectives. Focusing on the needs of practicing engineers and professional communicators, it addresses the causes and costs of information overload, along with strategies and techniques for reducing and minimizing its negative effects. The theoretical framework of information overload and ideas for future research are also presented. The book brings together an international group of authors, providing a truly global point of view on this important, rarely covered topic.
Patricia Ruiz Evolutionary Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Patricia Ruiz Evolutionary Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Новинка

Patricia Ruiz Evolutionary Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

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Describes how evolutionary algorithms (EAs) can be used to identify, model, and minimize day-to-day problems that arise for researchers in optimization and mobile networking Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs), vehicular networks (VANETs), sensor networks (SNs), and hybrid networks—each of these require a designer’s keen sense and knowledge of evolutionary algorithms in order to help with the common issues that plague professionals involved in optimization and mobile networking. This book introduces readers to both mobile ad hoc networks and evolutionary algorithms, presenting basic concepts as well as detailed descriptions of each. It demonstrates how metaheuristics and evolutionary algorithms (EAs) can be used to help provide low-cost operations in the optimization process—allowing designers to put some “intelligence” or sophistication into the design. It also offers efficient and accurate information on dissemination algorithms, topology management, and mobility models to address challenges in the field. Evolutionary Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Instructs on how to identify, model, and optimize solutions to problems that arise in daily research Presents complete and up-to-date surveys on topics like network and mobility simulators Provides sample problems along with solutions/descriptions used to solve each, with performance comparisons Covers current, relevant issues in mobile networks, like energy use, broadcasting performance, device mobility, and more Evolutionary Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks is an ideal book for researchers and students involved in mobile networks, optimization, advanced search techniques, and multi-objective optimization.
Ling Guan Unsupervised Learning. A Dynamic Approach Ling Guan Unsupervised Learning. A Dynamic Approach Новинка

Ling Guan Unsupervised Learning. A Dynamic Approach

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A new approach to unsupervised learning Evolving technologies have brought about an explosion of information in recent years, but the question of how such information might be effectively harvested, archived, and analyzed remains a monumental challenge—for the processing of such information is often fraught with the need for conceptual interpretation: a relatively simple task for humans, yet an arduous one for computers. Inspired by the relative success of existing popular research on self-organizing neural networks for data clustering and feature extraction, Unsupervised Learning: A Dynamic Approach presents information within the family of generative, self-organizing maps, such as the self-organizing tree map (SOTM) and the more advanced self-organizing hierarchical variance map (SOHVM). It covers a series of pertinent, real-world applications with regard to the processing of multimedia data—from its role in generic image processing techniques, such as the automated modeling and removal of impulse noise in digital images, to problems in digital asset management and its various roles in feature extraction, visual enhancement, segmentation, and analysis of microbiological image data. Self-organization concepts and applications discussed include: Distance metrics for unsupervised clustering Synaptic self-amplification and competition Image retrieval Impulse noise removal Microbiological image analysis Unsupervised Learning: A Dynamic Approach introduces a new family of unsupervised algorithms that have a basis in self-organization, making it an invaluable resource for researchers, engineers, and scientists who want to create systems that effectively model oppressive volumes of data with little or no user intervention.
Wu-Kuang Yeh Enzyme Technologies. Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent Wu-Kuang Yeh Enzyme Technologies. Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent Новинка

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Sets the stage for advances in drug discovery using the latest enzyme technology Reviewing new and emerging applications of enzyme technology in drug discovery, this book highlights some of the most promising areas of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research. It covers enzyme assay technology, utilization of enzymology for prodrug design, and the application of enzymes as therapeutic agents. Expert reviews highlight how our latest understanding of enzymology is used to develop new practical applications in drug discovery and design. Filled with case studies, Enzyme Technologies: Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agents enables readers to better understand the diverse functions of enzymes and master specific applications in drug discovery research. In addition to small molecule drug discovery, the book explores new developments in enzymes as therapeutic agents for genetic disorders. Section A, Enzymes – Essential Workhorses in Pharmaceutical Research, offers support in selecting the best enzyme targets for drug discovery, designing enzyme inhibitors for therapeutic agents, and evaluating selective enzyme inhibitors. Section B, Enzymes – Indispensable Tools for Improving Druggability, sets forth the principles alongside real-world examples of exploiting specific properties of enzymes to design successful prodrugs. Section C, Enzymes – Powerful Weapons for Correcting Nature's Errors, provides new insights on applying enzymes as therapeutic agents or diagnostic tools to treat genetic disorders. Chapters are contributed by leading experts from around the world. Their contributions are based on a thorough review of the current literature as well as their own research. Reviewing our latest understanding of the nature of enzymes and their role in drug discovery, this book is recommended for researchers in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology as well as for researchers in enzymology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and medicinal chemistry.
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