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  • (Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5?12

    (Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5?12

    This guide offers practical recommendations, strategies, and tips for establishing argumentation units of instruction that empower students to artfully and logically present and convince others of their position.

  • 1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2: Laptop Programs That Work

    1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2: Laptop Programs That Work

    Provides practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and numerous implementation resources. Also covers 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments.

  • 10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3: How Brain Research and Learning Styles Define Teaching Competencies

    10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3: How Brain Research and Learning Styles Define Teaching Competencies

    This text reveals the most current approaches to inspire and motivate students; includes real-life classroom examples, proven techniques for reaching every learner, and up-to-date strategies.

  • 10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom

    10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom

    Discover a variety of research-based instructional strategies to support all students, including those with autism and severe learning disabilities; organize your classroom, materials, and schedules for optimal teaching and learning; execute well-planned standards-based lessons, annual IEPs, PLAALPs, behavioral interventions, and visual supports; develop communication and social skills; and foster parent communication and staff coll

  • 10 Steps for Hiring Effective Teachers

    10 Steps for Hiring Effective Teachers

    In this book, readers will learn: ten best practices that address every stage of the hiring process, techniques and sample questions for Behavior-Based Interviewing, interview questions to avoid, and how to involve teacher peers in interviewing and mentoring new hires.

  • 10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools: How Do We Take Iinitiatives from Goals to Actions?

    10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools: How Do We Take Iinitiatives from Goals to Actions?

    This book provides educators with a proven, practical, and broadly applicable system for implementing new practices methodically and effectively.

  • 10 Strategies for Doubling Student Performance

    10 Strategies for Doubling Student Performance

    With case studies and tools, this book features ten research-based strategies for driving significant, measurable gains in student performance and turning around low-performing schools.

  • 100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical History

    100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical History

    Profiles the key people behind some of the most important U.S. Supreme Court cases. Explores the social and political context behind landmark Court decisions.

  • 100 Cases in Acute Medicine

    100 Cases in Acute Medicine

    Presents 100 acute conditions commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency department, or on the ward, or in the community setting. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination, and initial investigations, including photographs where relevant, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case.

  • 100 Cases in Clinical Medicine, ed. 3

    100 Cases in Clinical Medicine, ed. 3

    Presents 100 acute conditions commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency or outpatient department, or on the ward, or in the community setting. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination, and initial investigations, including photographs where relevant, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case.

  • 100 Cases in Dermatology

    100 Cases in Dermatology

    This text presents 100 scenarios with a dermatological manifestation commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors. A summary of the patient's history, examination and initial investigations, including images showing presentation, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case.

  • 100 Cases in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology

    100 Cases in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology

    This book presents 100 scenarios commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in orthopaedic and rheumatology clinics, or in the emergency department. It includes a summary of the patient's history, examination, and initial investigations, with clinical and/or imaging photographs, and is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case.

  • 100 Cases in Radiology

    100 Cases in Radiology

    Presents 100 radiological anomalies commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors on the ward, in outpatient clinics or in the emergency department. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination and initial investigations, including imaging photographs, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case.

  • 100 Cases in Surgery, ed. 2

    100 Cases in Surgery, ed. 2

    Presents 100 scenarios requiring surgical treatment commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency department or outpatient clinic. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination and initial investigations, including photographs where relevant, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case.

  • 100 Commonly Asked Questions in Math Class: Answers That Promote Mathematical Understanding, Grades 6?12

    100 Commonly Asked Questions in Math Class: Answers That Promote Mathematical Understanding, Grades 6?12

    This book provides a resource for teachers who need a quick response to a variety of questions relating to school mathematics.

  • 100 People Who Changed 20th-Century America

    100 People Who Changed 20th-Century America

    This book offers 100 answers, providing thought-provoking examples of how American culture was shaped within a crucial time period by individuals whose lives and ideas were major agents of change.

  • 100 Years of Subatomic Physics

    100 Years of Subatomic Physics

    This book reviews the important achievements in subatomic physics in the past century. The chapters are divided into two parts: nuclear physics and particle physics. This book provides academics and researchers an essential overview of the present state of knowledge in nuclear and particle physics.

  • 100+ Ways to Recognize & Reward Your School Staff

    100+ Ways to Recognize & Reward Your School Staff

    Provides school administrators with practical, easy-to-use, and inexpensive ways to reward and recognize the efforts of their staff. More than 100 ideas are divided into three categories based on the amount of effort they require.

  • 101 Best Websites for Principals, ed. 3

    101 Best Websites for Principals, ed. 3

    Offers busy principals an updated guide to the most relevant and useful Web-based resources.

  • 101 Philosophy Problems, ed. 4

    101 Philosophy Problems, ed. 4

    This book introduces philosophy in an entertaining but informative and stimulating way. Using philosophical puzzles, conundrums and paradoxes, the author skilfully unwraps some of the mysteries of the subject, from what we know - or think we know - to brainteasing thought experiments about ethics, science and the nature of the mind.

  • 101 Sample Write-ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, ed. 3: A Guide to Progressive Discipline & Termination

    101 Sample Write-ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, ed. 3: A Guide to Progressive Discipline & Termination

    Revised to reflect the latest developments in employment law, this book explains the disciplinary process and provides ready-to-use documents that eliminate the stress and second-guessing about what to do and say. It addresses such topics as absenteeism, insubordination, sexual harassment, substance abuse, substandard work, email and phone misuse, teamwork issues, managerial misconduct, confidentiality breaches, and social media abu

  • 101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times

    101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times

    In this book, the authors provide school counselors and educational leaders with 101 solutions to common counseling issues across the K-12 spectrum on topics ranging from data-driven counseling to bullying, collaboration, and equity. Also included are stories of school counselors and educational leaders who have successfully implemented these solutions, as well as numerous print and digital resources for further exploration, includi

  • 12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action, ed. 3: Teach for the Development of Higher-Order Thinking and Executive Function

    12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action, ed. 3: Teach for the Development of Higher-Order Thinking and Executive Function

    This book offers three practical approaches to instruction--direct, problem or project-based learning, and the guided experience approach--while providing common-sense strategies to turn theory into effective classroom teaching.

  • 140 Twitter Tips for Educators: Get Connected, Grow Your Professional Learning?Network, and Reinvigorate Your Career

    140 Twitter Tips for Educators: Get Connected, Grow Your Professional Learning?Network, and Reinvigorate Your Career

    This book offers step-by-step instructions to help you master the basics of Twitter, build an online following, and become a Twitter rock star.

  • 15 Positive Behavior Strategies to Increase Academic Success

    15 Positive Behavior Strategies to Increase Academic Success

    This guide provides essential strategies to improve student learning by supporting good behavior rather than punishing bad behavior.

  • 17 Proven Currency Trading Strategies: How to Profit in the Forex Market

    17 Proven Currency Trading Strategies: How to Profit in the Forex Market

    Countless money-making opportunities abound in the Foreign Exchange (Forex) market every day, but how does an amateur investor take advantage of these opportunities to earn high returns? This book provides a comprehensive solution to this question.

  • 17,000 Classroom Visits Can?t Be Wrong: Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement

    17,000 Classroom Visits Can?t Be Wrong: Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement

    This text will help teachers transition from simply planning instruction to designing high-quality student work. The authors share stories of successful practice and practical tools ready for immediate classroom application, and also provide opportunities for reflection and closure designed to help teachers consider (or reconsider) their current beliefs and practices.

  • 20 Disciplinary Strategies for Working With Challenging Students

    20 Disciplinary Strategies for Working With Challenging Students

    This guide offers practical tips for putting advanced disciplinary strategies to immediate use in the modern classroom and describes the research foundation for each tactic.

  • 20 Strategies for STEM Instruction

    20 Strategies for STEM Instruction

    Exploring the latest trends and teaching techniques, this book highlights research evidence and offers practical advice to help teachers integrate project-based learning with STEM, modify strategies to meet the needs of each learner, use engineering design principles to focus on real-world problems, and emphasize teamwork and collaboration around rigorous math and science content.

  • 200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8

    200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8

    This book provides K-8 teachers with practical strategies to motivate all students to develop their reading abilities across grade levels and content areas.

  • 2011?????????, Vol. 1

    2011?????????, Vol. 1

    ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Describes the development history of the education sector in Shanghai including strategies, achievements, and experiences. It includes a new index system to measure the modernization of education in Shanghai.

  • 2014 Practice Test for the AAPC CPC    Exam

    2014 Practice Test for the AAPC CPC Exam

    This multiple-choice practice exam helps coders prepare for the AAPC CPC(r) exam, and covers specific topics on which coders are tested for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Zhang Boling.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Xu Teli.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Yan Yangchu.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Mei Yiqi.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Wang Guowei.

  • 20?????????:????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Hu Shi.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Cai Yuanpei.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Chen Heqin.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Tao Xingzhi.

  • 20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    20?????????:?????, Vol. 1

    The series consists of the biographies of ten modern Chinese educators, highlights their educational thought, ideas and pratice of running schools and colleges based on a good grasp of historical materials. A large number of rare historical photographs are inserted. This volume presents a biography of Huang Yanpei.

  • 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook

    21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook

    Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates affecting the field of communication in the 21st Century.

  • 21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook

    21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook

    Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.

  • 21st Century Geography: A Reference Handbook

    21st Century Geography: A Reference Handbook

    Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of geography ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.

  • 21st Century Global Health Diplomacy

    21st Century Global Health Diplomacy

    Global health diplomacy focuses on the interplay of globalization, economic interdependence, social justice, and the enlightened self-interests of nations. It can be a critical pathway to assure good global governance and improved international relations among the great powers and between these powers and the developing world. It can be a mechanism to avert conflict and to augment health, peace, solidarity, economic progress, and mu

  • 21st Century Learning in School Libraries

    21st Century Learning in School Libraries

    Highlights practical ways library media specialists can help their schools implement the AASL's Standards for 21st-Century Learners. Provides a comprehensive overview of how school librarians can focus on student learning in their libraries.

  • 21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook

    21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook

    Emphasizes key research on the topic and emerging trends. Considers globalization, new information technologies, as well as ethical and ecological issues. Addresses security and crisis management issues; offers insights into 21st century business issues such as excessive work and outsourcing; discusses diversity; and includes issues of managing nonprofit arts, medical, sports, and philanthropic organizations in the 21st century.

  • 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook

    21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook

    Highlights the most important political science topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century. Includes basic institutions of government, political ideologies and cultures, public opinion, political parties and elections, political communication, political economy, international relations and institutions.

  • 21st Century Security and CPTED, ed. 2: Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention

    21st Century Security and CPTED, ed. 2: Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention

    Includes the latest theory, knowledge, and practice of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) as it relates to the current security threats facing the modern world: theft, violent crime, terrorism, gang activity, and school and workplace violence.

  • 21st-Century Apprenticeship: Best Practices for Building a World-Class Workforce

    21st-Century Apprenticeship: Best Practices for Building a World-Class Workforce

    This book examines the rebirth of an age-old concept in the 21st century--apprenticeship. Serving as a call to action with a positive message for parents, entrepreneurs, educators, legislators, and political leaders, the book analyzes the condition of the U.S. and world economies from an employment and occupational perspective and describes how apprenticeship training can significantly bolster the economic recovery.

  • 21st-Century TV Dramas: Exploring the New Golden Age

    21st-Century TV Dramas: Exploring the New Golden Age

    In its exploration of some of the most influential, popular, or critically acclaimed television dramas since the year 2000, this book documents how modern television dramas reflect our society through their complex narratives about prevailing economic, political, security, and social issues.

  • 23rd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering

    23rd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering

    This work brings together researchers and practitioners of computer-aided process engineering interested in modeling, simulation and optimization, synthesis and design, automation and control, and education. The proceedings present and evaluate emerging as well as established research methods and concepts, as well as industrial case studies.

  • 25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them, ed. 2

    25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them, ed. 2

    This book offers reflective scenarios and insights to help teachers learn from examples of undesirable teaching techniques and find better ways to address challenging or stressful classroom situations.

  • 2nd International Workshop on Evidence-Based Technology Enhanced Learning

    2nd International Workshop on Evidence-Based Technology Enhanced Learning

    Provides a forum in which TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) researchers and practitioners alike can discuss innovative evidence-based ideas, projects, and lessons related to TEL.

  • 3D Biometrics: Systems and Applications

    3D Biometrics: Systems and Applications

    This book is an introduction to both theoretical issues and practical implementation in 3D biometric authentication. It includes discussions on popular 3D imaging technologies, combines them with biometric applications, and then presents real 3D biometric systems. It also features 3D feature extraction, matching, and fusion algorithms.

  • 3D Bioprinting: Fundamentals, Principles, and Applications

    3D Bioprinting: Fundamentals, Principles, and Applications

    This book provides the latest information on the fundamentals, principles, physics, and applications of 3D bioprinting. It contains descriptions of the various bioprinting processes and technologies used in additive biomanufacturing of tissue constructs, tissues, and organs using living cells.

  • 3D Future Internet Media

    3D Future Internet Media

    This book describes recent innovations in 3D media and technologies, with coverage of 3D media capturing, processing, encoding, and adaptation, networking aspects for 3D Media, and quality of user experience (QoE).

  • 3D Multiscale Physiological Human

    3D Multiscale Physiological Human

    This title offers an overview of a broad range of research disciplines focused on the articulations in the human musculoskeletal system. It describes a unique mix of physiological knowledge and computational approaches that will help scientists in computer graphics, computational biomechanics and bioinformatics to identify the current challenges in multi-scale research of human articulations.

  • 3D Printing: A Powerful New Curriculum Tool for Your School Library

    3D Printing: A Powerful New Curriculum Tool for Your School Library

    This beginner's guide to 3D design and printing provides librarians with lessons, tips, and instructions for integrating these technologies into the K-12 standards-based curriculum.

  • 40 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades K-5

    40 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades K-5

    Text explores ways of creating inclusive K-5 classrooms by utilizing such concepts as brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, and information processing.

  • 40 Years of Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Theory

    40 Years of Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Theory

    This volume looks back at some of the developments and achievements and varied physics applications which ensued from the BKT vortex-unbinding seminal idea. During the last four decades, BKT theory, which is undeniably one of the most important developments in condensed matter and theoretical physics of the second half of the twentieth century, has expanded widely. It has been used and extended from many different theoretical and ex

  • 401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom

    401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom

    This book offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs.

  • 41 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades 6-12

    41 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades 6-12

    Maximize learning for all learners with this compilation of strategies that engage secondary students, develop 21st century skills, and improve literacy across a variety of content areas.

  • 4G: LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband, ed. 2

    4G: LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband, ed. 2

    This book focuses on LTE and LTE-Advanced, and provides engineers with real insight and understanding into the why and how of the standard and its related technologies.

  • 5 Myths About Classroom Technology: How Do We Integrate Digital Tools to Truly Enhance Learning?

    5 Myths About Classroom Technology: How Do We Integrate Digital Tools to Truly Enhance Learning?

    This book explains how you can assess and answer your students' technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.

  • 50 Health Scares That Fizzled

    50 Health Scares That Fizzled

    Discusses 50 health scares that captured the public's attention before fading away, covering real and perceived health threats from long-ago eras to present times.

  • 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

    50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

    This book provides a thorough overview of the Google Classroom application, specifically designed to help teachers save time by streamlining the process of going digital.

  • 50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom: A Student-Centered Approach

    50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom: A Student-Centered Approach

    This book helps you take Google Classroom further with 50 tips, resources, and templates to help you consider ways to start moving towards a more student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

  • 50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3

    50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3

    This guide provides clear, updated guidelines for increasing academic performance and providing educational equity for all students. It outlines 50 strategies for developing high-performing schools.

  • 60-Minute Brand Strategist: The Essential Brand Book for Marketing Professionals

    60-Minute Brand Strategist: The Essential Brand Book for Marketing Professionals

    This book offers a fast-paced, field-tested view of how branding decisions happen in the context of business strategy, not just in marketing communications.

  • 75 Outrageous Ways for Librarians to Impact Student Achievement in Grades K-8

    75 Outrageous Ways for Librarians to Impact Student Achievement in Grades K-8

    Provides a resource of ideas that foster a unique, collaborative, and fun library media program that addresses student learning standards.

  • 75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees

    75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees

    This book shows HR managers how to: identify talent; hire for organizational compatibility; communicate constructively; address uncomfortable workplace situations; create a motivational environment; retain restless top performers; reengage your team after times of adversity; conduct performance reviews; take corrective action; sidestep litigation landmines; delegate in a way that develops your staff; and more.

  • 7th International Conference on Practical Applications of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

    7th International Conference on Practical Applications of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

    This book provides the latest research on practical applications of Computational biology and bioinformatics.

  • 8 Steps to Classroom Management Success: A Guide for Teachers of Challenging Students

    8 Steps to Classroom Management Success: A Guide for Teachers of Challenging Students

    This guide provides a sequenced, cohesive plan for managing significant behavioral challenges.

  • 8th Congress on Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications (ESPA 2012): A Conference Selection from Theoretical Chemistry Accounts

    8th Congress on Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications (ESPA 2012): A Conference Selection from Theoretical Chemistry Accounts

    This volume collects research findings presented at the 8th Edition of the Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications (ESPA-2012) International Conference, held in Barcelona, Spain on June 26-29, 2012. The contributions cover research work on methods and fundamentals of theoretical chemistry, chemical reactivity, bimolecular modeling, and materials science.

  • 8th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems: 9?10 September 2013, City University London, UK

    8th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems: 9?10 September 2013, City University London, UK

    This book contains the papers from the 2013 International Conference on Compressors and Their Systems, held from 9-10 September at City University London. The long-running conference series is the ultimate global forum for reviewing the latest developments and novel approaches in compressor research.

  • 9/11 and the War on Terror: A Documentary and Reference Guide

    9/11 and the War on Terror: A Documentary and Reference Guide

    This book showcases primary documents that follow the events of the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent War on Terror. Through such documents as speeches, diplomatic exchanges, military communiques, and government reports issued by opposing sides in the global conflict, valuable insights into the role of diplomacy, military strategy, national security concerns, and ideological propaganda in the global War on Terror and their influences

  • 9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and Reference Guide

    9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and Reference Guide

    Analyzes the complex causes and effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally, and examines the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • 95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction: Ideas for Incorporating CCSS

    95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction: Ideas for Incorporating CCSS

    This book shows how to enhance lessons with 95 research-based strategies that work for all subjects and grade levels. In addition, the authors explain the research on student learning, describe best practices, and provide tools for analyzing lessons.

  • A Better Approach to Mobile Devices: How Do We Maximize Resources, Promote Equity, and Support Instructional Goals?

    A Better Approach to Mobile Devices: How Do We Maximize Resources, Promote Equity, and Support Instructional Goals?

    This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.

  • A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

    A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

    This book documents the devastating effects of genocide in the world's most destructive human environments since the end of World War II and explores why such events still occur. The entries describe the personal backgrounds, careers, and relationship to genocidal events, humanitarian actions, or international initiatives relevant to each person in the book.

  • A Brief History of Cryptology and Cryptographic Algorithms

    A Brief History of Cryptology and Cryptographic Algorithms

    This work traces the history of the conflict between cryptographer and cryptanalyst, explores in some depth the algorithms created to protect messages, and suggests where the field is going in the future.

  • A Brief Introduction to Continuous Evolutionary Optimization

    A Brief Introduction to Continuous Evolutionary Optimization

    The book gives an introduction to evolution strategies and parameter control. Heuristic extensions are presented that allow optimization in constrained, multimodal, and multi-objective solution spaces.

  • A Chinese History Reader

    A Chinese History Reader

    Provides a concise introduction to the Chinese history, covering a long time span extending from antiquity through the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty.

  • A Clinical Guide to Gluten-Related Disorders

    A Clinical Guide to Gluten-Related Disorders

    This guide provides primary health care providers the material needed to evaluate and support patients with gluten-related disorders. It covers the recognition, evaluation, and multi-disciplinary approaches to the management of gluten-related disorders.

  • A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep, ed. 3: Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems

    A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep, ed. 3: Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems

    This book is a practical clinical guide to common pediatric sleep disorders and their treatment. Information is organized by specific disorder and by the most frequent presenting complaints. Symptom-based algorithms will enable practitioners to evaluate sleep complaints in a stepwise manner. Other features include symptom checklists for specific disorders and chapters on sleep problems in special populations.

  • A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine: A Guide for Health Professionals Who Work with Adolescents and Young Adults

    A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine: A Guide for Health Professionals Who Work with Adolescents and Young Adults

    This clinical handbook is a valuable resource for any health professional who works with adolescents and young adults, whether in pediatric or adult acute care facilities or in the community. As a handbook it provides ready access to practical, clinically relevant and youth specific information. This clinical handbook fills a clear gap, as most adolescent texts are primarily directed at pediatricians.

  • A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades 6-12

    A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades 6-12

    This book explains how to teach middle and high school students to be close readers, how to make close reading a habit of practice across the content areas, and why doing so will build content knowledge. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.

  • A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K-5

    A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K-5

    This book explains how to teach young learners to be close readers and how to make close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.

  • A Companion to African American Literature

    A Companion to African American Literature

    This text presents a comprehensive chronological overview of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the modern day through a series of essays that explore the forms, themes, genres, historical contexts, major authors, and latest critical approaches.

  • A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present

    A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present

    This companion is a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. It introduces British art of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

  • A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy

    A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy

    This book offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems, and debates in the history of Buddhist philosophy.

  • A Companion to Creative Writing

    A Companion to Creative Writing

    Covers the writing of poetry, fiction, new media, plays, films, radio works, and other literary genres and forms.

  • A Companion to Jane Austen Studies

    A Companion to Jane Austen Studies

    A guide to Austen's works and the reader's relationship to her writing. Also includes chapters summarizing the critical response to each of her major works. In addition, the book includes separate chapters on her poems, letters, and prayers.

  • A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

    A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

    This text places major Latin American authors in the complex cultural and historical contexts that have compelled their distinctive fiction, essays, and poetry in a manner that reflects the changes that have taken place in cultural theory and literary criticism since the latter part of the twentieth century.

  • A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art

    A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art

    Provides a diverse collection of essays addressing key issues for European art produced between 1300 and 1700, a period that might be termed the beginning of modern history.

  • A Companion to World History

    A Companion to World History

    Presents over 30 essays from an international group of historians that both identify continuing areas of contention, disagreement, and divergence in world and global history, and point to directions for further debate. Offers a comprehensive overview of the variety of approaches and practices utilized in the field of world and global history.

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    A Companion to World War II

    Provides fresh academic perspectives on World War II, exploring the many cultural, social, and political contexts of the war. Essay topics range from American anti-Semitism to the experiences of French-African soldiers.

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    A Companion to the Historical Film

    Interdisciplinary collection of original scholarship on historical film featuring essays that explore the many facets of this expanding field. Essays range in scope from broad-ranging subjects such as political contexts, to focused assessments of individual films and auteurs.

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    A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

    This companion offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of the history of economic thought. The volume has a threefold focus: the history of economic thought, the history of economics as a discipline, and the historiography of economic thought.

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    A Companion to the Neronian Age

    Provides an authoritative overview and helpful resource for students and scholars of Roman history and Latin literature during the reign of Nero. It offers an unusual breadth and range of material, including substantial treatments of politics, administration, the imperial court, art, archaeology, literature and reception studies.

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    A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processes, Book 1, ed. 13: Fundamental Information on Canning

    This book provides updated information on canning operations spanning from the business plan and plantlocation and construction through warehousing. It includes food laws, regulations and standards; labeling; preparing kosher foods; processing room operations; and sterilization systems.

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    A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processes, Book 2, ed. 13: Microbiology, Packaging, HACCP & Ingredients

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    A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processes, Book 3, ed. 13: Processing Procedures for Canned Food Products

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  • A Complete Guide to Quality in Small-Scale Wine Making

    A Complete Guide to Quality in Small-Scale Wine Making

    This book introduces the core concepts of winemaking before delving into methods and analysis to provide practical insights into creating and maintaining quality in the wine product.

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Nonclinical Drug Development, ed. 2

    A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Nonclinical Drug Development, ed. 2

    This book is designed to provide a complete understanding of all aspects of nonclinical toxicology in the development of small molecules and biologics. This updated edition has been reorganized and expanded to include important topics such as stem cells in nonclinical toxicology, inhalation and dermal toxicology, pitfalls in drug development, biomarkers in toxicology, and more.

  • A Comprehensive RTI Model: Integrating Behavioral and Academic Interventions

    A Comprehensive RTI Model: Integrating Behavioral and Academic Interventions

    This guide helps educators leverage resources and build teams to improve student behavior and academic achievement school wide.

  • A Concise Geologic Time Scale, 2016

    A Concise Geologic Time Scale, 2016

    This book provides a summary of Earth's history over 4.5 billion years, including contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus.

  • A Constructivist Approach to the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers

    A Constructivist Approach to the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers

    This book helps prospective and practicing teachers integrate existing, new, and emerging technologies into their curriculum.

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    A Critical Appraisal of Germanys Thermal Retrofit Policy: Turning Down the Heat

    This book examines Germany's thermal retrofit policy in context and assesses its effectiveness.

  • A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core: Ensuring Equity Through Professional Learning

    A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core: Ensuring Equity Through Professional Learning

    This book shows how central Common Core tenets--rigor, meaningful curricula and assessment, and higher order thinking--can become educational realities for every child in your school or district.

  • A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children

    A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children

    Learn how current research and theory from educational psychology can be applied to create child-centered learning environments and developmentally appropriate practices in Pre-K through 3rd grade.

  • A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

    A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

    A comprehensive reference work containing over 8,500 informative entries on all aspects of environment and conservation. Topics include sustainable development, biodiversity, environmental ethics, philosophy and history, resource management, sociology, and environmental policy.

  • A Dictionary of Hinduism

    A Dictionary of Hinduism

    Covers all aspects of Hinduism, including practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, and religious texts.

  • A Dictionary of Jewish-Christian Relations

    A Dictionary of Jewish-Christian Relations

    Offers a focus for the study and understanding of Jewish-Christian relations internationally, both within and between Judaism and Christianity. Addresses not only the theological, but also the philosophical, historical, sociological and political dimensions of the ongoing encounter between Judaism and Christianity.

  • A Dictionary of World Mythology

    A Dictionary of World Mythology

    Contains an introduction highlighting the history, lifestyle, and ideology of the particular ancient civilizations, as well as the landscape in which they lived and the reasons why different mythologies arose in different lands.

  • A Differential Approach to Geometry: Geometric Trilogy III

    A Differential Approach to Geometry: Geometric Trilogy III

    Presents the classical theory of curves in the plane and three-dimensional space, and the classical theory of surfaces in three-dimensional space, paying particular attention to the historical development of the theory and the preliminary approaches that support contemporary geometrical notions.

  • A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core: How Do I Help a Broad Range of Learners Succeed with Challenging Curriculum?

    A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core: How Do I Help a Broad Range of Learners Succeed with Challenging Curriculum?

    Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow

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    Describes and analyzes in detail a globalized inexact Sequential Quadratic Programming method that exploits the mathematical structures of this approach and problem class for fast numerical performance. The book features applications, including results for a real-world chemical engineering separation problem.

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    A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals: From Enron to Reform

    A reference for students, faculty, and professionals of American corporate governance, modern financial history, and securities law. It begins with an examination of the collapse of the Enron Corporation and other financial scandals that arose in the wake of the market downturn of 2000.

  • A Financial History of the United States

    A Financial History of the United States

    This encyclopedic work focuses on the growth and expansion of United States banking, securities, and insurance from the colonial period right up to the incredible growth of the stock market during the 1990s and the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. A choice outstanding academic title.

  • A Financial History of the United States

    A Financial History of the United States

    Covers the extraordinary financial developments during the period 2004-2009, beginning with a description of the criminal trials from the Enron-era scandals in which the government achieved only mixed success. Examines several corporate governance issues that have been raised as a result of those scandals and their effect on business.

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    A General Framework for Reasoning On Inconsistency

    This book proposes a general framework for reasoning about inconsistency in a wide variety of logics, including inconsistency resolution methods that have not yet been studied.

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    A Gentlemans Word: The Legacy of Subhas Chandra Bose in Southeast Asia, Vol. 1

    This book seeks to fill that gap in the international understanding of a great Indian nationalist and pan-Asianist. It records how participation in the nationalist struggle invested Southeast Asian Indians with a rare sense of dignity and helped foster a mushrooming of militant trade unions, making it difficult for the returning British planters to perpetuate their control over what had been a docile workforce.

  • A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East

    A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East

    Covers major diplomatic, military, and political events driving world conflicts from ancient times to the present.

  • A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education

    A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education

    This book provides a review of the significant growth of private higher education in many parts of the world during the last decade, bringing together the trends relating to the growth and decline of private higher education providers, highlighting and discussing the key contributing factors relating to these changes from 17 countries across all continents.

  • A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

    A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

    Historical and archaeological guide to every significant location mentioned in the Bible. A description of the location and history of each site is given, followed by a discussion of its biblical significance. A visit to the site is described, complete with easy-to-follow walking directions, indicating the major items of archaeological interest. Detailed site maps, historical charts, and maps of the regions are integrated into the t

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    A Guide to Early Printed Books and Manuscripts

    Provides an introduction to the language and concepts employed in bibliographical studies and textual scholarship as they pertain to early modern manuscripts and printed texts.

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    A Guide to Intra-state Wars: An Examination of Civil, Regional, and Intercommunal Wars, 1816-2014

    This book describes how civil war is defined and categorized and presents data and descriptions for nearly 300 civil wars waged from 1816 to the present.

  • A Guide to Neonatal and Pediatric ECGs

    A Guide to Neonatal and Pediatric ECGs

    This guide, the product of extensive practical experience in the field of pediatric cardiology, proposes a very simple method for reading neonatal and pediatric ECGs that is based on the application of straightforward criteria and permits the immediate recognition of normal and pathological patterns.

  • A Guide to the Mammals of China

    A Guide to the Mammals of China

    Features a comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. This reference guide describes the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species.

  • A Guided Inquiry Approach to High School Research

    A Guided Inquiry Approach to High School Research

    This book helps educator's foster academic success and college readiness. It demonstrates how to instruct high school students to find, process, and think about new information, and then synthesize that knowledge.

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    A Guided Inquiry Approach to Teaching the Humanities Research Project

    This book provides a guided inquiry curriculum for cultivating the skills needed to properly investigate a subject in the humanities, interrogate both textual and non-textual sources, interpret the information, develop an understanding of the topic, and effectively communicate one's findings.

  • A Handbook for Classroom Instruction that Works, ed. 2

    A Handbook for Classroom Instruction that Works, ed. 2

    This book provides instructional strategies and lets you choose among strategies presented for those that interest you and fit your classroom needs. Exercises help you check your understanding and rubrics help you to assess the effectiveness of the strategy with your students.

  • A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work?, Grades 6?8

    A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work?, Grades 6?8

    In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 6-8 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the nex

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    A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work?, Grades K-5

    In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades K-5 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the nex

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    A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work?, High School

    In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 9-12 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the ne

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    A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work?, Leaders Guide

    In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of i

  • A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development: Innovative Technologies for the Food and Beverage Industry

    A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development: Innovative Technologies for the Food and Beverage Industry

    This book explores traditional and well established sensory methods (difference, descriptive and affective) as well as taking a novel approach to product development and the use of new methods and recent innovations.

  • A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

    A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

    An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.

  • A Handbook of Ancient Religions

    A Handbook of Ancient Religions

    Provides a scholarly account of ancient cultures around the world, from China to India, the Middle East, Egypt, Europe, and the Americas. It outlines the history of the different societies so their religion and culture can be understood in context.

  • A Handbook of Digital Library Economics: Operations, collections and services

    A Handbook of Digital Library Economics: Operations, collections and services

    This book focuses on the how to of managing digital collections and services for those involved, or expecting to be involved, in the development and management of digital libraries.

  • A Handbook of Ethical Practice: A Practical Guide to Dealing with Ethical Issues in information and Library Work

    A Handbook of Ethical Practice: A Practical Guide to Dealing with Ethical Issues in information and Library Work

    This book looks at all of the ethical issues facing information and library professionals in one overarching, and practically-focused, text. The focus of the book is two-fold: (1) It contains a detailed discussion of the issues that impact on the day-today practice of information workers in the 21st century; and (2) contains case studies discussing potential solutions to ethical problems faced.

  • A Handbook of Modernism Studies

    A Handbook of Modernism Studies

    Provides a fresh perspective on canonical modernist texts, featuring the latest research data.

  • A Henry Fielding Companion

    A Henry Fielding Companion

    Provides information on the life and works of Henry Fielding. Covers such topics as Fielding's residences; his family members and household; historical persons, including authors who influenced him; his works; themes and topics important to his writings; and characters in his plays and prose fiction.

  • A History of Financial Accounting

    A History of Financial Accounting

    This volume deals with the evolution of accounting from earliest times, and gives particular attention to corporate accounting developments since the Industrial Revolution. The author identifies the various sources of accounting practices employed by British companies, to demonstrate the main changes which have taken place, when they occurred and why.

  • A History of Jewish Muslim Relations: From Origins to the Present Day

    A History of Jewish Muslim Relations: From Origins to the Present Day

    This encyclopedic guide to the history of relations between Jews and Muslims features more than 150 authoritative and accessible articles. Organized thematically and chronologically, this reference provides critical facts and balanced context for greater historical understanding and a more informed dialogue between Jews and Muslims.

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    A History of Modern Immunology: The Path Toward Understanding

    This book describes, analyzes, and conceptualizes several seminal events and discoveries in immunology in the last third of the 20th century. It provides a concise introduction to topics including immunological specificity, antibody diversity, monoclonal antibodies, major histocompatibility complex, antigen presentation, T cell biology, immunological tolerance, and autoimmune disease.

  • A History of War Resistance in America

    A History of War Resistance in America

    Examines the roots of warfare and the development of the peace movement in America from the Colonial period through the Vietnam War.

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    A History of the Nation of Islam: Race, Islam, and the Quest for Freedom

    This book provides an unparalleled look at the Nation of Islam, including its history, the complexity of its views towards orthodox Muslims, women, and other minorities, and the trajectory of the group after the 1995 Million Man March.

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    A History of the U.S. Political System: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions

    Combines unique historical analysis, scholarly essays, and primary source documents to explore the evolution of ideas and institutions that have shaped American government and Americans' political behavior.

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    A History of the Work Concept: From Physics to Economics

    This book traces the history of the concept of work from its earliest stages and shows that its further formalization leads to equilibrium principle and to the principle of virtual works.

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    A Hundred Years of Li & Fung, ed. 2, Vol. 1

    This is the second edition of 100 Years of Li & Fung: Rise from Family Business to Multinational

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    A Journey with Fred Hoyle, ed. 2

    This is the story of the author's unique scientific journey with one of the most remarkable men of 20th century science. The journey begins in Sri Lanka, the author's native country, with his childhood acquaintance with Fred Hoyles writings. The action then moves to Cambridge, where the famous Hoyle-Wickramasinghe collaborations begin.

  • A Lawyers Handbook for Enforcing Foreign Judgments in the United States and Abroad

    A Lawyers Handbook for Enforcing Foreign Judgments in the United States and Abroad

    Provides practitioner's with a framework and resources with which to approach and further research the laws of each relevant state or country.

  • A Leaders Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom: Creating Support Systems for Teacher Success

    A Leaders Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom: Creating Support Systems for Teacher Success

    This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

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    A Leadership Primer for New Librarians

    This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. It offers suggestions for librarians facing these challenging new circumstances, showing how to create leadership opportunities when none appear to be present, how to take charge of your own professional development, and how to become an effective follower as well as an effective leader.

  • A Librarian?s Guide to Graphs, Data and the Semantic Web

    A Librarian?s Guide to Graphs, Data and the Semantic Web

    This book provides an introduction to network science, including graph theory and its application in a number of scientific data-driven disciplines. It explores how graph theory could aid library and information scientists.

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    A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia

    This reference is a comprehensive guide to the life and career of Mary Shelley. Included are hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries about her works, friends, relatives, residences, fictional characters, allusions, and more.

  • A Mathematical Approach to Multilevel, Multiscale Health Interventions: Pharmaceutical Industry Decline and Policy Response

    A Mathematical Approach to Multilevel, Multiscale Health Interventions: Pharmaceutical Industry Decline and Policy Response

    This book, based on published studies, takes a unique perspective on the 30-year collapse of pharmaceutical industry productivity in the search for small molecule 'magic bullet' interventions. In place of 'magic bullets', we must now apply 'magic strategies' that act across both the scale and level of organization. This book provides an introductory roadmap to the new tools that will be needed for the design of such strategies.

  • A Military History of Japan: From the Age of the Samurai to the 21st Century

    A Military History of Japan: From the Age of the Samurai to the 21st Century

    This volume traces the evolution of Japanese military history -- from 300 AD to present day foreign relations -- and reveals how the country's cultural views of power, violence, and politics helped shape Japan's long and turbulent history of war.

  • A Military History of the Modern Middle East

    A Military History of the Modern Middle East

    This book reviews the impact of past epochs on the modern Middle East and analyzes key military events that contributed to forming the region and its people. It probes cause and effect in major conflicts that include the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the World Wars, the Arab-Israeli wars, and the U.S. wars with Iraq, examining the manner in which military operations have been conducted by both internal and external actors.

  • A Mind for Mathematics: Meaningful Teaching and Learning in Elementary Classrooms

    A Mind for Mathematics: Meaningful Teaching and Learning in Elementary Classrooms

    This text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining research, useful tactics, and examples from K-6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

  • A New Approach to Management Accounting History

    A New Approach to Management Accounting History

    This book approaches the study of management accounting history by regarding the accounting and business records of actual organizations as indispensable source materials for historical analysis through case studies that trace the historical development of virtually all the internal accounting practices associated today with management accounting.

  • A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989

    A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989

    Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.

  • A New Way: Introducing Higher Education to Professional Learning Communities at Work?

    A New Way: Introducing Higher Education to Professional Learning Communities at Work?

    This book explores the PLC process and shows how it can reshape the way university and college leaders work together to drive student achievement.

  • A New-Generation Density Functional: Towards Chemical Accuracy for Chemistry of Main Group Elements

    A New-Generation Density Functional: Towards Chemical Accuracy for Chemistry of Main Group Elements

    This book summarizes some of the latest advances in the development of density functional approximations, discusses the theoretical bases of the doubly hybrid density functionals (DHDFs), and demonstrates their functional performance using some well-established benchmarking data sets.

  • A Nonlinear Dynamics Perspective of Wolframs New Kind of Science, Volume 6

    A Nonlinear Dynamics Perspective of Wolframs New Kind of Science, Volume 6

    This text uncovers secret recipes from the abstract theory of one-dimensional cellular automata for predicting the long-term evolution of a ring of identical elementary cells where the binary state of each cell during each generation of an attractor is determined uniquely by the state of its left and right neighbors in the previous generation, as decreed by one of 256 truth tables.

  • A Parent?s Guide to Online Safety

    A Parent?s Guide to Online Safety

    The book covers the digital citizenship topics all parents should be aware of: online bullying, children's privacy, online gaming, social networks, and cell phones, among others.

  • A Physicist?s View of Matter and Mind

    A Physicist?s View of Matter and Mind

    This book covers physics and complex systems such as living organisms. The presentation is from the perspective of physics, in a manner accessible to those interested in scientific knowledge integrated within its socio-cultural and philosophical backgrounds. Two key areas of human understanding, namely physics and conscious complex systems, are presented in simple language.

  • A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Old Manchu Capital

    A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Old Manchu Capital

    Contains numerous photographs and paintings of the organizational system of the Liaoning area, its war relics, religious temples, culture, and education during the Qing Dynasty.

  • A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Business Documents

    A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Business Documents

    Covers various business documents including trademarks, business firm seals, contracts, bills, stamps, etc. from the mid-19th century through 1911. Provides descriptions, names of business firms and registration dates.

  • A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Qing Dynasty Architecture

    A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Qing Dynasty Architecture

    Features a visual reference for researching the architectural evolution during the Qing Dynasty and also provides a multi-faceted perspective on China's political, social, cultural, and economic landscapes then.

  • A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Manchurian Railway

    A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Manchurian Railway

    Records the early stage of the Manchurian Railway (1906-1911), covering its operations along the railway and in its accessory lands. Provides resources for studying the history of Japan's invasion of China dating from the late Qing Dynasty.

  • A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Rivers and Sites

    A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty: Rivers and Sites

    Includes two major categories of maps: river maps and maps of historical sites. Depicts the rivers and areas along the banks while at the same time tracing the shapes of city walls, places of historical interest, and beauty spots along the rivers.

  • A Plant-Based Life: Your Complete Guide to Great Food, Radiant Health, Boundless Energy, and a Better Body

    A Plant-Based Life: Your Complete Guide to Great Food, Radiant Health, Boundless Energy, and a Better Body

    This guide is a how-to manual for anyone who wants to know more about what a whole food plant-based diet is, how to transition from unhealthy eating habits and break free of cravings, and how to ensure lasting success.

  • A Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia

    A Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia

    This book provides current information on the approach and management for both adult and pediatric patients' physiology dealing with neurosurgical conditions. It covers a broad range of neurosurgical and neuroanesthesiology procedures as well as neurocritical care problems, and provides expert recommendations on critical pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care for both adult and pediatric patients undergoing neurosurg

  • A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography, ed. 3

    A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography, ed. 3

    This book is a true asset for any physician, resident, nurse, or other healthcare professional looking to master perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. Spanning 2- and 3-D imagining, as well as Doppler modalities for assessing ventricular performance and valvular disease, this book guides you through the physics, principles, and applications of each technique.

  • A Practical Guide to Finance and Budgeting, ed. 2: Skills for Nurse Managers

    A Practical Guide to Finance and Budgeting, ed. 2: Skills for Nurse Managers

    A comprehensive guide specifically designed to help new managers develop a departmental budget. Offers updated tips and tools that breakdown the financial side of healthcare.

  • A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics, ed. 4

    A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics, ed. 4

    This book is a guide to the diagnosis, clinical features and management of inherited disorders conferring cancer susceptibility. It covers molecular, screening and management information, as well as risk analysis and genetic counselling for individuals with a family history of cancer. It also discusses predictive testing and the organization of the cancer genetics service.

  • A Practical Guide to Laser Procedures

    A Practical Guide to Laser Procedures

    This book provides step-by-step instruction for treating sun-damaged skin and other common aesthetic complaints using laser and light technologies. It covers equipment and patient selection as well as combining laser treatments with other cosmetic procedures for enhanced outcomes.

  • A Practical Guide to Office Gynecologic Procedures

    A Practical Guide to Office Gynecologic Procedures

    This reference provides step-by-step guidance to office-based procedures that physicians need to treat women in the ambulatory setting. It covers the most commonly used office gynecologic procedures, as well as indications, proper positioning, anesthesia, necessary equipment, and effective patient management.

  • A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School, ed. 2

    A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School, ed. 2

    This guide covers the practical application of a range of topics particularly relevant to teaching physical education. It is written primarily for student teachers, but should also be valuable to teachers in their early years of teaching.

  • A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant

    A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant

    Provides F-Series grant applicants and mentors with insider knowledge on the process by which these grants are reviewed, the biases that contribute to the reviews, the extent of information required in an NRSA training grant, a deeper understanding of the exact purpose of each section of the application, and key suggestions and recommendations on how to best construct each section of the application.

  • A Practical Guide to the Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid, Oleums, and Sulfonating Agents

    A Practical Guide to the Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid, Oleums, and Sulfonating Agents

    This book provides practical insights on sulfuric acid and related plant design and on techniques to improve and enhance substantially the efficiency of an existing plant by means of small modifications. It offers a better understanding of the state-of-art in sulfuric acid manufacture as well as, importantly, in the manufacture of value-added products based on sulfur that are also associated with the manufacture of sulfuric acid.

  • A Public Health Perspective on Womens Mental Health

    A Public Health Perspective on Womens Mental Health

    Written from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book addresses women's mental health challenges such as: effective treatment, efficient prevention, equal access, improved service delivery, and stronger public policy. It examines the effects of mental illness on women's lives and discusses the scope of clinical and service delivery issues affecting women.

  • A Qualitative Approach to Inverse Scattering Theory

    A Qualitative Approach to Inverse Scattering Theory

    Provides a basic introduction to direct and inverse scattering theory, and a systematic approach to an extremely active area of research in inverse scattering theory called the theory of transmission eigenvalues.

  • A Reader on the Theory of Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, Vol. 1

    A Reader on the Theory of Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, Vol. 1

    A Reader on the Theory of Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the main theoretical developments, ideological guidelines, and national development strategies that had been formulated by the Communist Party of China under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping through Hu Jintao over the past more than three decades of Reform and Opening up in light of China?s basic national conditions

  • A Reference Grammar of French

    A Reference Grammar of French

    Features the structure of the French language, including new information on register, pronunciation, gender, number, foreign words, adjectives and past participles used as nouns, texting, word order, frequency of occurrence of words, and usage with all geographical names.

  • A Ross Macdonald Companion

    A Ross Macdonald Companion

    A reference guide to the life and works of Ross Macdonald. Included are numerous alphabetically arranged entries for individual works, characters, family members, and professional acquaintances.

  • A School Leaders Guide to Standards-Based Grading

    A School Leaders Guide to Standards-Based Grading

    This book shows educators how to accurately report students' academic strengths and weaknesses with standards-based grading, rather than using traditional systems that incorporate non-academic factors such as attendance and behavior. Reliable, practical methods for analyzing what students have learned, and effective strategies for offering students feedback on their progress, are also presented.

  • A Short-cut to Marketing the Library

    A Short-cut to Marketing the Library

    This handbook spells out the critical need for marketing for libraries, and provides a series of practical and accessible tools to achieve success and includes publishers marketing suggestions.

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    A Simple Introduction to the Mixed Finite Element Method: Theory and Applications

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    A Smarter, Greener Grid: Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies

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    Traces the history of the book in China from 1000 to 1800, illustrating the Chinese experience with books through comparisons to other civilizations, particularly those in Europe.

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    A Statistical History of the American Electorate

    Explores the history of American elections and the American electorate, from 1789 to the present. Covers election laws and suffrage; voting participation; and presidential, house, senate, and gubernatorial voting.

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    A Student Guide to Health: Understanding the Facts, Trends, and Challenges

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    A Teachers Guide to Change: Understanding, Navigating, and Leading the Process

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    A Teachers Guide to Multisensory Learning: Improving Literacy by Engaging the Senses

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    A Teachers Guide to Special Education

    This practical reference clarifies what general education teachers need to know about special education law and processes and provides a guide to instructional best practices for the inclusive classroom.

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    Aims to present a comprehensive view of the general aspects of material behavior. Exposes a number of mathematical models for fracture of growing difficulty, treating all models based on incremental energy minimization. They differ from each other by the assumptions made on the inelastic part of the total energy. Each model describes a specific aspect of material response, and particular care is devoted to underline the corresponden

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    A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation

    This book discusses what the best school systems in the world are doing right for the purpose of identifying what U.S. schools, at the national, state, and local level, might do differently and better.

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    Guide to the life and writings of Zora Neale Hurston. Includes information about major events in her life and her most significant accomplishments. Includes numerous entries that cover her works, characters, themes, motifs, family members, and acquaintances.

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    ABC of Cancer Care

    Text is written within the context of the latest available cancer treatments, both explaining their principles and with an eye to emerging possibilities.

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    ABC of Kidney Disease, ed. 2

    A practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care.

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    ABC of Sleep Medicine

    A primer for understanding the phenomenon of sleep and its more common disorders, this text has the aim of providing a readable text for non-specialists, covering the full range of recognised sleep disorders that might present to general physicians and sleep clinics.

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    ABC, Follow Me!: Phonics Rhymes and Crafts, Grades K-1

    Covers the basics of phonemic awareness to increase reading skills and includes lessons on letter and sound recognition to help educators build the foundation for an effective reading program in the classroom and library.

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    ARCO Master the Praxis II Exam, ed. 19

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    Describes the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the impact it has had on the region. Discusses how it helped bring peace and stability to the region and has successfully engaged the world's major powers, in East Asia and beyond.

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    ASEAN 2.0: ICT, Governance and Community in Southeast Asia, Vol. 1

    By looking at how ICT - with its ability to overcome distance and time - could be a tool for enabling effective non-state actors in regional rule making, it also contributes to the literature on Global eGovernance.

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    Examines the rapidly expanding economic relations between ASEAN and China in recent years. Covers topics such as trade, the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), investments, services trade, energy cooperation, cooperation in developing the Mekong Sub-region, China's aid to Southeast Asian countries, developing stronger business networks, and the political dimensions of China's economic relations with ASEAN.

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    ASEAN-China Relations: Realities and Prospects

    Examines the areas of convergence and divergence in ASEAN-China relations (political, social, and economic) and their possible outcomes.

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    ASEAN-Korea Relations: Security, Trade and Community Building

    Examines the growing interdependence between ASEAN and Korea and the political and economic realities governing the relationship.

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    ASEAN-Russia: Foundations and Future Prospects, Vol. 1

    Commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Russia-ASEAN dialogue partnership in 2011, the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS and its counterpart from MGIMO-University, Moscow co-organized a two-day conference that year, in which papers were presented offering perspectives from Russia and the ten ASEAN member states.

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    ASEAN-U.S. Relations: What Are the Talking Points?, Vol. 1

    The chapters are practically focused and forward looking, offering critical perspectives as well as policy recommendations. Covering security issues, aid, Myanmar, the South China Sea, and the evolving U.S. role in regional institutions, ASEAN-U.S. Relations: What Are the Talking Points? will be essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the changing dynamics of American policy in Southeast Asia.

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    A practical guide for developers creating modern web applications, cutting through the complexities of ASP.NET, jQuery, Knockout.js and HTML 5 to provide straightforward solutions to common web development problems using proven methods based on best practices.

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    Abolition Movement

    Tells the story of the men and women who spent their lives and fortunes trying to abolish the institution of slavery in the United States.

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    Abrams Angiography, ed. 3: Interventional Radiology

    This text focuses on the topics essential to mastering contemporary interventional radiology. Among the topics presented are contemporary vascular and non-vascular procedures, surgical anatomy, and interventional oncology, which includes coverage of organ-specific cancers and specialized interventional techniques in cancer care.

  • Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems

    Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems

    This volume collects, describes and compares approaches to abstraction proposed in the literature of various fields. It discusses why abstraction plays a key role in AI artifacts and uses concrete examples, such as cartographic generalization and human/robot interaction.

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    Academic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms

    This book provides approaches, information, and ideas for teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classrooms.

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    Academic Libraries in the US and China: Comparative Studies of Instruction, Government Documents, and Outreach

    This book compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the United States and China, giving an historical overview of instruction, government documents, and outreach in academic libraries, as well as discussion and comparative analysis. Each topic is covered both for American and Chinese academic libraries. A conclusion then gives comparative analysis of US and Chinese academic libraries.

  • Academic Press Library in Signal Processing, Vol. 1

    Academic Press Library in Signal Processing, Vol. 1

    This four volume set, edited and authored by world leading experts, gives a review of the principles, methods and techniques of important and emerging research topics and technologies in machine learning, advanced signal processing theory, communications and radar signal processing, array and statistical signal processing, Image, Video Processing and Analysis, Hardware, Audio, Acoustic and Speech Processing.

  • Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Handbook of Cultural, Social Science, Management, and Legal Perspectives

    Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Handbook of Cultural, Social Science, Management, and Legal Perspectives

    Features overviews of sexual harassment in kindergarten through high school, college and universities, and public and private sector workplaces. Also reviews legal cases and presents actual tools for sexual harassment policies, procedures, and training programs in educational institutions and workplaces alike.

  • Accelerating MATLAB with GPU Computing: A Primer with Examples

    Accelerating MATLAB with GPU Computing: A Primer with Examples

    Shows how to accelerate MATLAB codes through the GPU for parallel processing, with minimal hardware knowledge, explains the related background on hardware, architecture and programming for ease of use, and provides simple worked examples of MATLAB and CUDA C codes as well as templates that can be reused in real-world projects.

  • Accelerating Student and Staff Learning: Purposeful Curriculum Collaboration

    Accelerating Student and Staff Learning: Purposeful Curriculum Collaboration

    This book provides a powerful process whereby teachers work together in teams to examine standards, gain a deep understanding of content, create curriculum maps, and design common formative assessments.

  • Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age

    Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age

    This book discusses the ways serendipity--defined as the accidental discovery of valued information--plays an important role in creative problem-solving. It brings together discussions on serendipity and information discovery, research in computer and information science, and interesting thoughts on the creative process.

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    Accommodating Students with Disabilities

    This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers researchers an outline of the many physical and mental disabilities that confront American students and how these disabilities are assessed and handled within the public school curriculum.

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    Accountability in Nursing: Six Strategies to Build and Maintain a Culture of Commitment

    Provide easy-to-follow steps that will help hold staff members accountable for their behaviors and actions.

  • Accountable Governance: Problems and Promises

    Accountable Governance: Problems and Promises

    Offers a detailed and informed consideration of accountability in both government and the contemporary world of governance.

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    Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. 2

    This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume explores the complexities of accounting applications, systems, and methodologies.

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    Accounting Innovation: Municipal Corporations 1835-1935

    The period 1835-1935 saw the development of the structure of local government which remains broadly intact today and also the growth of modern financial reporting procedures. This book examines the accounting implications of these developments and places them within the social and organizational contexts in which the events took place.

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    Accounting Queries

    This work provides a collection of papers on accounting procedures.

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    Accounting Research Database, Vol. 60

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of over 1,200 articles from four mainstream accounting journals from the U.K. and the United States. The journals covered are Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.

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    This book considers some of the factors which led to the emergence of accounting in the structure and practices of industrial relations in one particular company over a substantial period of time. It addresses the question as to the roles accounting numbers and systems were called upon to play in the conduct of industrial relations. It also examines the effects of accounting practice and discourses upon industrial relations and expl

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    Accounting from the Outside: The Collected Papers of Anthony G. Hopwood

    The 43 papers in this collection, originally published from 1972 to 1987 delve into accounting, observing and exploring its functioning.

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    Accounting in Australia: Historical Essays

    This book describes the history of accounting in Australia. It examines how accounting techniques, institutions and concepts have been imported and adapted to an environment similar to, but not exactly the same as that of the exporters.

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    Accuracy Verification Methods: Theory and Algorithms

    Presents the authors' accumulated valuable experience in computing guaranteed error estimates in a systematic way and overviews recent trends and advances in the theory of directly computable error estimates (error indicators).

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    Addresses interference issues in all laboratory tests, including patient epigenetics, process of specimen collection, enzymes, and biomarkers. Intended to help clinicians become proficient in identifying erroneous reports, understand the source of interferences, correct the results, and then decide what course of action to follow for proper patient management.

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    Achieving Educational Standards Using the Big6

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    Achieving Next Generation Literacy: Using the Tests (You Think) You Hate to Help the Students You Love

    This book presents a lesson planning approach for the secondary classroom that generates test success as a byproduct of comprehensive literacy learning.

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    Achieving Quality Learning in Higher Education

    This study argues that there is little hope of maintaining quality in higher and further education unless those in academia share common goals. It demonstrates how results can be achieved if the principles of high quality learning are applied along with total quality management-type strategies.

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    Achieving Real-Time in Distributed Computing: From Grids to Clouds

    This book offers over 400 accounts from a wide range of specific research effort on methodologies, tools, and architectures for complex distributed systems.

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    Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices

    Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

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    Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries

    This title explores the purpose and nature of 'Transformational Change' and its exponents, and discusses the benefits and limitations of its place in an academic library setting.

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    Achieving the ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Challenges for Member Countries and Businesses, Vol. 1

    ASEAN leaders proclaimed to create an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015. But achieving the target requires cooperation and coordination both within and among the ten ASEAN economies. The book examines the state of readiness of the member countries for regional integration and discusses the challenges to ASEAN businesses. It gives policy recommendations to address some of the issues faced by the key stakeholders.

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    Achieving the Rare: Robert F. Christy?s Journey in Physics and Beyond

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    Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51

    Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

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    Action Science: Relevant Teaching and Active Learning

    This book provides detailed instructional methods on momentum, center of gravity, inertia, and centrifugal and centripetal forces, including hands-on classroom activities and experiments, some utilizing common household materials.

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    Activating the Desire to Learn

    Provides an overview of the research on internal motivation. Includes strategies for activating internal motivation at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Provides suggestions on how to assess degrees of student motivation and guidelines for integrating the principles of internal motivation with standards-based instruction.

  • Activating the Vision: The Four Keys of Mathematics Leadership

    Activating the Vision: The Four Keys of Mathematics Leadership

    This book details the necessary steps mathematics leaders must take to change traditional practices; meet new curricular, instructional, and assessment challenges; and engage students, families, and community members in mathematics education.

  • Active Lessons for Active Brains: Teaching Boys and Other Experiential Learners, Grades 3-10

    Active Lessons for Active Brains: Teaching Boys and Other Experiential Learners, Grades 3-10

    A collection of mathematics, language arts, science, and classroom management strategies. Designed for active, hands-on learners, the text provides specific lesson plans for addressing students' common challenges, already differentiated to match their experiential learning style.

  • Active Services: Concepts, Architecture and Implementation

    Active Services: Concepts, Architecture and Implementation

    Describes the idea, concepts and principals of active services and the method of its realization-program mining. Active services address the constrains of Web services, which are generally based on fixed models and are incapable of adjusting to user requirements. Program mining involves searching for existing components on the Internet and reusing them according to requirements.

  • Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survival

    Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survival

    This book provides practical strategies and step-by-step plans for developing advocacy initiatives for school libraries.

  • Actuaries? Survival Guide, ed. 2: How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions

    Actuaries? Survival Guide, ed. 2: How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions

    This guide explains what actuaries are, what they do, and where they do it, describing the combinations of ideas, techniques, and skills involved in the day-to-day work of actuaries. This second edition has been updated to reflect the rise of social networking and the internet, the progress toward a global knowledge-based economy, and the global expansion of the actuarial field that has occurred since the first edition.

  • Acupuncture: Theories and Evidence

    Acupuncture: Theories and Evidence

    This volume contains twelve articles covering the latest scientific explanations of the mechanism of acupuncture and critical reviews of clinical trials on its efficacy by leading scholars. Acupuncture is widely practiced in the 21st century in scientifically developed countries for a wide range of ailments ranging from chronic pain, giddiness and high blood pressure to gastrointestinal disorders and sexual dysfunction.

  • Acupuncture for Pain Management

    Acupuncture for Pain Management

    This book is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture, the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine.

  • Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports

    Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports

    This book aims at familiarizing the reader with all of the various therapeutic options, whether conservative or non-conservative treatments, in the case of acute or chronic digit injuries, with a focus on injuries to ball sports athletes.

  • Adapting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Education

    Adapting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Education

    Addresses ICT assessment in universities, student satisfaction in management information system programs, factors that impact the successful implementation of a laptop program, student learning and electronic portfolios, and strategic planning for e-learning. Provides innovative research on several fundamental technology-based initiatives.

  • Adapting to Technological Advances

    Adapting to Technological Advances

    This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This collection introduces the effects of technological advances on teaching methods and the curriculum in U.S. public schools.

  • Adaptive Digital Filters

    Adaptive Digital Filters

    This book offers a detailed presentation of the mathematical models that is clear and consistent, an approach that allows everyone with a college level of mathematics knowledge to successfully follow the mathematical derivations and descriptions of algorithms.

  • Adaptive Technologies and Business Integration: Social, Managerial, and Organizational Dimensions

    Adaptive Technologies and Business Integration: Social, Managerial, and Organizational Dimensions

    This book provides an authoritative review of both intra-organizational and inter-organizational aspects in business integration.

  • Addiction: A Reference Encyclopedia

    Addiction: A Reference Encyclopedia

    Provides answers to many questions about addiction and addictive behaviors of all kinds, including drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, Internet usage, and more.

  • Addictions & Substance Abuse

    Addictions & Substance Abuse

    Contains 400 alphabetically arranged essays on a variety of topics, including substances of abuse. Topics include treatment and addiction overviews, organizations and foundations dedicated to treatment and prevention, physiological and psychological issues and behaviors, trends and statistics, and social contexts and concerns.

  • Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization?s Future

    Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization?s Future

    This book explains how addressing the '5 C's' of adding value--content, context, connection, collaboration, and community--enables libraries and other organizations to find new ways to invigorate their services, better serve their communities, and thrive today and tomorrow. It addresses adding value in the context of other key topics, such as crowdsourcing, embedded librarianship, makerspaces, self publishing, and repurposing spaces

  • Admitting the Holocaust: Collected Essays

    Admitting the Holocaust: Collected Essays

    A series of penetrating often gripping essays covers a wide range of issues, from the Holocaust's relation to time and memory and its portrayal in literature to its use and abuse by culture and its role in reshaping our sense of history's legacy.

  • Adolescent Health & Wellness

    Adolescent Health & Wellness

    Covers all aspects of adolescent health and wellness, broken down into three major areas that typically affect adolescents: physical and emotional issues; non-health topics with tremendous potential impact, like safe sex, paying for college, bullying, and leadership; and socially relevant issues, like shopping locally and recycling.

  • Adolescent Health Sourcebook, ed. 3

    Adolescent Health Sourcebook, ed. 3

    Offers parents and teens basic information about growth and development during adolescence and related safety issues.

  • Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet

    Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet

    Identifies the role and function of shared contact behavior of youth on the Web and provides an understanding on various issues of adolescent Internet use with an emphasis on diverse aspects of social and cognitive development, communication characteristics, and modes of communication.

  • Adsorption by Powders and Porous Solids, ed. 2: Principles, Methodology and Applications

    Adsorption by Powders and Porous Solids, ed. 2: Principles, Methodology and Applications

    This book provides an introductory review of the various theoretical and practical aspects of adsorption by powders and porous solids with particular reference to materials of technological importance.

  • Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age

    Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age

    This book covers scholarly material on the use of recent technologies to facilitate and optimize classroom environments for adult learners. It explores emerging research on digital classrooms, including critical thinking skills, gender considerations, instructional design, online learning, problem-based learning, school leadership, and serious games.

  • Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes

    Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes

    Provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning for the facilitation of authentic learning in the age of digital technology.

  • Advanced Ceramics for Dentistry

    Advanced Ceramics for Dentistry

    This work aims to engage the bioceramics and engineering communities to meet the challenges of modern dental restoration using advanced ceramics.

  • Advanced Computing

    Advanced Computing

    Explores the gap between what should be possible in Computational Science and Engineering due to recent advances in algorithms, hardware, and networks, and what can actually be achieved in practice. Topics cover both the methodological aspects of advanced computing and cutting-edge applications from the fields of chemistry, the geosciences, civil and mechanical engineering, and more.

  • Advanced DPA Theory and Practice: Towards the Security Limits of Secure Embedded Circuits

    Advanced DPA Theory and Practice: Towards the Security Limits of Secure Embedded Circuits

    This book examines the systematic approach of the different aspects and advanced details about experimental setup for electromagnetic attack.

  • Advanced Data Mining Technologies in Bioinformatics

    Advanced Data Mining Technologies in Bioinformatics

    This book covers research topics of data mining on bioinformatics presenting the basics and problems of bioinformatics and applications of data mining technologies pertaining to the field.

  • Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Structural Applications

    Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Structural Applications

    Advanced fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become essential materials for the building of new structures and for the repair of existing infrastructure. This title provides an overview of different advanced FRP composites and the use of these materials in a variety of application areas.

  • Advanced Flip Chip Packaging

    Advanced Flip Chip Packaging

    Presents past, present and future advances and trends in areas such as substrate technology, material development, and assembly processes.

  • Advanced ICTs for Disaster Management and Threat Detection: Collaborative and Distributed Frameworks

    Advanced ICTs for Disaster Management and Threat Detection: Collaborative and Distributed Frameworks

    Demonstrates how strategies and state-of-the-art ICT have and/or could be applied to serve as a vehicle to advance disaster management approaches, decisions and practices. Provides both a conceptual and practical guidance to disaster management while also identifying and developing effective and efficient approaches, mechanisms, and systems using emerging technologies to support an effective operation.

  • Advanced In-Flight Measurement Techniques

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    The book presents a synopsis of the main results achieved during the 3 year EU-project 'Advanced Inflight Measurement Techniques (AIM)' which applied advanced image based measurement techniques to industrial flight testing. The book is intended to be not only an overview on the AIM activities but also a guide on the application of advanced optical measurement techniques for future flight testing.

  • Advanced Materials Modelling for Structures

    Advanced Materials Modelling for Structures

    This volume presents the major outcome of the IUTAM symposium on 'Advanced Materials Modeling for Structures'. It discusses advances in high temperature materials research as it applies to field of applied mechanics and other disciplines, including metal physics, micromechanics, and mathematical and computational mechanics.

  • Advanced Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon

    Advanced Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon

    Covers the most recent advances in carbon materials, including new techniques and processes, carbon materials synthesis, and up-to-date descriptions of current carbon-based materials, trends and applications.

  • Advanced Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structural Elements, ed. 3

    Advanced Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structural Elements, ed. 3

    This book analyzes contemporary theoretical models at the micro and macro levels of material structure. It covers practical methods and approaches, experimental results, and optimization of composite material properties and structural component performance, and includes new coverage of beams, plates and shells.

  • Advanced Methods and Applications in Computational Intelligence

    Advanced Methods and Applications in Computational Intelligence

    This book presents advanced methods and applications in Computational Intelligence. It covers essential issues of the network management, presents intelligent models of the next generation of networks and distributed systems as well as discusses applications of modern numerical methods in large intractable systems. The book also addresses salient issues of complexity in intelligent system applications.

  • Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2013: Smart Systems for Safe and Green Vehicles

    Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2013: Smart Systems for Safe and Green Vehicles

    Contains peer-reviewed papers written by leading engineers and researchers who presented their ongoing research at the International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA) held in Berlin in 2013. The focus of the conference was Smart Systems for Safe and Green Vehicles.

  • Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Dec 8-10, 2011, Guwahati, India

    Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Dec 8-10, 2011, Guwahati, India

    This volume contains selected articles presented at the 2nd international conference on advanced materials and nanotechnology (ICANN-2011), covering the latest trends in nanotechnology research from leading experts in the field. It also covers such topics as the synthesis of nanomaterials; applications in nanophotonics, nanoelectronics and nanobiotechnology; and the commercialization of nanotechnology.

  • Advanced Network Programming ? Principles and Techniques: Network Application Programming with Java

    Advanced Network Programming ? Principles and Techniques: Network Application Programming with Java

    This reference presents a manageable introduction to both the theoretical and practical aspects of computer networks and network programming. The book describes recent developments in network architectures, communication protocols, and programming techniques and models, supported by code examples for hands-on practice with creating network-based applications.

  • Advanced Operating Systems and Kernel Applications: Techniques and Technologies

    Advanced Operating Systems and Kernel Applications: Techniques and Technologies

    Discusses non-distributed operating systems that benefit researchers, academicians, and practitioners. Includes an overview of topical issues, methods, and advancements in the field of one-processor operating systems.

  • Advanced Pattern Recognition Technologies with Applications to Biometrics

    Advanced Pattern Recognition Technologies with Applications to Biometrics

    Focuses on two kinds of advanced biometric recognition technologies, biometric data discrimination and multi-biometrics, while systematically introducing recent research in developing effective biometric recognition technologies.

  • Advanced Persistent Security: A Cyberwarfare Approach to Implementing Adaptive Enterprise Protection, Detection, and Reaction Strategies

    Advanced Persistent Security: A Cyberwarfare Approach to Implementing Adaptive Enterprise Protection, Detection, and Reaction Strategies

    This book covers secure network design and implementation, including authentication, authorization, data and access integrity, network monitoring, and risk assessment. It explores information security risks, identifies the common threats organizations face, and presents tactics on how to prioritize the right countermeasures, and discusses concepts such as malignant versus malicious threats, the economics of cybercrime, and the crimi

  • Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling and Software Development

    Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling and Software Development

    Presents research and analysis of the most recent advancements in the fields of database systems and software development. Includes research in the areas of database theory, systems building, data analysis techniques, web/mobile commerce and middleware, and organization and structures.

  • Advanced Reservoir and Production Engineering for Coal Bed Methane

    Advanced Reservoir and Production Engineering for Coal Bed Methane

    This book presents the reader with design systems that will maximize production from worldwide coal bed methane reservoirs. Chapters on hydrofracking, horizontal drilling technology, and production strategies address the challenges of dewatering, low production rates, and high development costs. The book also addresses all three zones of production levels--shallow coal, medium depth coal, and deep coal--with coverage on gas extracti

  • Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

    Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

    This book covers wind climates, wind-induced disasters, structural aerodynamics, wind loads, various wind environmental problems, and related topics as presented at the International Advanced School (IAS) on Wind Engineering. The lectures provided necessary basic knowledge as well as the latest, state-of-the-art information.

  • Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom

    Advanced Teaching Methods for the Technology Classroom

    This book provides a comprehensive, critical approach to meeting the new challenges of technology in the classroom.

  • Advanced Technological Solutions for E-Health and Dementia Patient Monitoring

    Advanced Technological Solutions for E-Health and Dementia Patient Monitoring

    This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues in patient health and support from the perspectives of doctors, nurses, patients, and caregivers.

  • Advanced Technologies, Embedded and Multimedia for Human-centric Computing: HumanCom and EMC 2013

    Advanced Technologies, Embedded and Multimedia for Human-centric Computing: HumanCom and EMC 2013

    This book discusses the various theories and practical applications in human-centric computing and embedded and multimedia computing. It includes state-of-the-art computational methods, involving theory, algorithm, numerical simulation, error and uncertainty analysis and/or novel application of new processing techniques in computer science, services for human.

  • Advanced Theory of Constraint and Motion Analysis for Robot Mechanisms

    Advanced Theory of Constraint and Motion Analysis for Robot Mechanisms

    Provides a complete analytical approach to the invention of new robot mechanisms and the analysis of existing designs based on a unified mathematical description of the kinematic and geometric constraints of mechanisms.

  • Advanced Topics in C: Core Concepts in Data Structures

    Advanced Topics in C: Core Concepts in Data Structures

    This book covers topics such as sorting, searching, merging, recursion, random numbers and simulation, among others.

  • Advanced Topics in Computer Vision

    Advanced Topics in Computer Vision

    Presents a broad selection of cutting-edge research, covering both theoretical and practical aspects of the three main areas in computer vision: reconstruction, registration, and recognition. Provides an in-depth overview of challenging areas, in addition to descriptions of algorithms that exploit machine learning and pattern recognition techniques to infer the semantic content of images and videos.

  • Advanced Transport Systems: Analysis, Modeling, and Evaluation of Performances

    Advanced Transport Systems: Analysis, Modeling, and Evaluation of Performances

    Provides a systematic analysis, modeling and evaluation of the performance of advanced transport systems. The advanced transport systems considered include: bus rapid transit and personal rapid transit systems in urban areas, electric and fuel cell passenger cars, high speed rail, evacuated tube transport system, advanced commercial subsonic and supersonic transport aircraft, and liquid hydrogen-fueled commercial air transportation.

  • Advanced Water Injection for Low Permeability Reservoirs: Theory and Practice

    Advanced Water Injection for Low Permeability Reservoirs: Theory and Practice

    Provides operators with the proper workflow systems and engineering techniques for designing, planning and implementing water injection systems that will improve recovery factors.

  • Advanced Web Services

    Advanced Web Services

    This book covers state-of-the-art theoretical and practical aspects of Web services and SOC (Service-Oriented Computing) research and deployments. It focuses on advanced topics of Web services and SOC and covers topics including Web services transactions, security and trust, Web service management, real-world case studies, and novel perspectives and future directions.

  • Advanced in Computer Science and its Applications: CSA 2013

    Advanced in Computer Science and its Applications: CSA 2013

    This book contains current research in computational methods, involving theory, algorithm, numerical simulation, error and uncertainty analysis and/or novel application of new processing techniques in computer science and its applications.

  • Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 3

    Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 3

    This collection examines a range of optical methods ranging from traditional photoelasticity and interferometry to more recent DIC and DVC techniques, as presented at the 2013 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics. It includes papers on optical metrology and displacement measurements at different scales; digital holography and experimental mechanics; optical measurement systems using polarized light; surface topolo

  • Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 118

    Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 118

    This serial title is a source for the latest research in agronomy. Topics covered in each volume are wide-ranging across the study of crop and soil sciences and related topics.

  • Advances in Analog and RF IC Design for Wireless Communication Systems

    Advances in Analog and RF IC Design for Wireless Communication Systems

    This book provides technical introductions to the latest and most significant topics in the area of circuit design of analog/RF ICs for wireless communication systems, emphasizing wireless infrastructure rather than handsets. Coverage includes power amplifiers, low-noise amplifiers, modulators, analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and single-chip radios.

  • Advances in Analysis and Control of Time-Delayed Dynamical Systems

    Advances in Analysis and Control of Time-Delayed Dynamical Systems

    This book provides recent research from the world leading experts in analysis and control of dynamic systems with time delay to provide a bird's eye view of its development. Topics covered include solution methods, stability analysis and control of periodic dynamic systems with time delay, bifurcations, stochastic dynamics and control, delayed Hamiltonian systems, uncertain dynamic systems with time delay, and experimental investiga

  • Advances in Applied Artificial Intelligence

    Advances in Applied Artificial Intelligence

    This book explores artificial intelligence and the technologies used to create it. Questions are implicitly addressed by scientists tackling specific problems which require intelligence in both individual and combinations of specific artificial intelligence techniques.

  • Advances in Applied Microbiology, Vol. 82

    Advances in Applied Microbiology, Vol. 82

    This volume covers the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms, metals in yeast fermentation processes and the interpretation of host-pathogen dialogue through microarrays.

  • Advances in Aquaculture Hatchery Technology

    Advances in Aquaculture Hatchery Technology

    This book provides a comprehensive, systematic guide to the use of current and emerging technologies in enhancing aquaculture hatchery production. Topics covered include reproduction and larval rearing; hatchery water supply and treatment systems; closing the life-cycle and overcoming challenges in hatchery production for selected invertebrate species; and advances in hatchery technology for spiny lobsters, shrimp, blue mussel, sea

  • Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Vol. 62

    Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Vol. 62

    This serial is concerned with recent developments in the general area of atomic, molecular and optical physics. Topics covered include related applied areas, such as atmospheric science, astrophysics, surface physics and laser physics.

  • Advances in Audio and Speech Signal Processing: Technologies and Applications

    Advances in Audio and Speech Signal Processing: Technologies and Applications

    Provides a comprehensive approach of signal processing tools regarding the enhancement, recognition, and protection of speech and audio signals. Offers researchers and practitioners the information they need to develop and implement efficient signal processing algorithms in the enhancement field.

  • Advances in Banking Technology and Management: Impacts of ICT and CRM

    Advances in Banking Technology and Management: Impacts of ICT and CRM

    Examines the various technical and organizational elements that impact services management, business management, risk management, and customer relationship management, and offers research to aid the successful implementation of associated supportive technologies.

  • Advances in Bio-Mechanical Systems and Materials

    Advances in Bio-Mechanical Systems and Materials

    This monograph presents the latest results related to bio-mechanical systems and materials. The bio-mechanical systems with which his book is concerned are prostheses, implants, medical operation robots and muscular re-training systems.

  • Advances in Bio-inspired Computing for Combinatorial Optimization Problems

    Advances in Bio-inspired Computing for Combinatorial Optimization Problems

    This book illustrates several recent bio-inspired efficient algorithms for solving NP-hard problems. Theoretical bio-inspired concepts and models, in particular for agents, ants and virtual robots, are described.

  • Advances in Bioethanol

    Advances in Bioethanol

    This book provides an overview on advances in bioethanol. It looks at the historical perspectives, chemistry, sources and production of ethanol and discusses biotechnology breakthroughs and promising developments.

  • Advances in Biofuels

    Advances in Biofuels

    Explores cheaper, more efficient, less wasteful techniques used to extract energy from a variety of plant types for renewable fuel, along with the shortcomings of each.

  • Advances in Botanical Research, Vol. 66

    Advances in Botanical Research, Vol. 66

    This serial publishes reviews on a range of topics in plant sciences, such as plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, and ecology. This thematic volume features reviews on genome evolution of photosynthetic bacteria.

  • Advances in Brazing: Science, Technology and Applications

    Advances in Brazing: Science, Technology and Applications

    This book provides a clear guide to the principles, materials, methods, and key applications of brazing. It covers the fundamentals of brazing; specific materials such as super alloys, filler metals for high temperature brazing, and varied ceramics and intermetallics; the brazing of carbon-carbon (C/C) composites to metals; and the brazing of cutting materials, use of coating techniques, and metal-nonmetal brazing for electrical, pa

  • Advances in Business ICT

    Advances in Business ICT

    This volume is a result of discussions held at the 3rd International Workshop on Advances in Business ICT (ABICT). The workshop focused on Advances in Business ICT approached from a multidisciplinary perspective, and has also been an opportunity to demonstrate different ideas and tools for developing and supporting organizational creativity, as well as advances in decision support systems.

  • Advances in Cancer Research, Vol. 117

    Advances in Cancer Research, Vol. 117

    Reviews the literature on the sphingolipid response to cancer therapy in order to provide a concise resource for translating the scientific principles of sphingolipid metabolism into realistic strategies for improvement ofcancer treatment outcomes.

  • Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, Vol. 69

    Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, Vol. 69

    This serial is comprised of articles written by research specialists that integrate industrial, analytical, and technological aspects of biochemistry, organic chemistry, and instrumentation methodology in the study of carbohydrates. The articles provide a definitive interpretation of the current status and future trends in carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry.

  • Advances in Catalysis, Vol. 56

    Advances in Catalysis, Vol. 56

    Advances in Catalysis fills the gap between the journal papers and the textbooks across the diverse areas of catalysis research. It records progress in the field of catalysis and provides the scientific community with comprehensive and authoritative reviews.

  • Advances in Chemical Engineering, Vol. 42

    Advances in Chemical Engineering, Vol. 42

    This serial title provides descriptive chemistry and mechanistic insights and yields an understanding of how chemistry drives the properties. This volume focuses on chemical engineering for renewables conversion.

  • Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Vol. 44

    Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Vol. 44

    This serial covers recent research on child development. Each volume covers the most recent research in a specific topical area of the field.

  • Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Vol. 59

    Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Vol. 59

    Advances in Clinical Chemistry contains chapters submitted from experts from academia and clinical laboratory science. Authors are from a diverse field of clinical chemistry disciplines and diagnostics, ranging from basic biochemical exploration to cutting-edge microarray technology.

  • Advances in Combinatorics: Waterloo Workshop in Computer Algebra, W80, May 26-29, 2011

    Advances in Combinatorics: Waterloo Workshop in Computer Algebra, W80, May 26-29, 2011

    This book is a tribute to the life and work of the prominent combinatorialist, Herb Wilf. It consists of papers presented at the Third Waterloo Workshop on Computer Algebra (WWCA 2011, W80), and features recent research results in combinatorics, computer algebra, and number theory.

  • Advances in Computational Biology: Proceedings of the 2nd Colombian Congress on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CCBCOL)

    Advances in Computational Biology: Proceedings of the 2nd Colombian Congress on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CCBCOL)

    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology are areas of knowledge that have emerged due to advances that have taken place in the Biological Sciences and its integration with Information Sciences. This volume compiles accepted contributions for the 2nd edition of the Colombian Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Congress (CCBCOL).

  • Advances in Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology (CCSEIT-2013), KTO Karatay University, June 7-9, 2013, Konya, Turkey ? Volume 1

    Advances in Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology (CCSEIT-2013), KTO Karatay University, June 7-9, 2013, Konya, Turkey ? Volume 1

    This book contains the proceedings of Third International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology (CCSEIT-2013). The different contributions collected in this book cover five main areas: algorithms, data structures and applications; wireless and mobile networks; computer networks and communications; natural language processing and information theory; cryptography and information security.

  • Advances in Computer-Supported Learning

    Advances in Computer-Supported Learning

    This book clarifies the new technologies, applications, and research in computer-supported learning. It helps students, teachers, and researchers gain a larger understanding of this field and the trends that are driving computer-supported learning forward.

  • Advances in Computers, Vol. 88

    Advances in Computers, Vol. 88

    This title presents coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications.

  • Advances in Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations CMMNO 2013

    Advances in Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations CMMNO 2013

    This book presents the proceedings of the third international conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations (CMMNO13) which was held in Ferrara, Italy. Issues of diagnostics of rotating machines operating in complex motion and/or load conditions are among the topics discussed.

  • Advances in Digital Document Processing and Retrieval

    Advances in Digital Document Processing and Retrieval

    From the participation of researchers in most important international conferences in the field, it is noted that activities in automatic document processing have been continuously growing. This book is useful for both students and researchers working on various aspects of document image analysis and recognition problems.

  • Advances in Dynamic Games: Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods

    Advances in Dynamic Games: Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods

    This book provides an account of recent developments in dynamic game theory and its applications. It includes real-world applications to dynamic games in communication and transportation networks, economics, finance, management science, environmental science, biology, and social science.

  • Advances in Ecological Research, Vol. 48

    Advances in Ecological Research, Vol. 48

    This serial covers the field of ecology. Each volume publishes topical reviews, including the physiology, populations, and communities of plants and animals, as well as landscape and ecosystem ecology.

  • Advances in Ecological Research, Vol. 49

    Advances in Ecological Research, Vol. 49

    This serial covers the field of ecology. This volume explores topics in current agricultural research such as networking agroecology, construction and validation of food webs using logic-based machine learning and text mining, and eco-evolutionary dynamics in agricultural networks.

  • Advances in Elastomers I: Blends and Interpenetrating Networks

    Advances in Elastomers I: Blends and Interpenetrating Networks

    This volume summarizes many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of elastomers and summarizes the importance of elastomers and their multiphase systems in human life and industry, with a focus on advances on the blends and interpenetrating networks (IPNs) of elastomers.

  • Advances in Elastomers II: Composites and Nanocomposites

    Advances in Elastomers II: Composites and Nanocomposites

    This volume summarizes many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of elastomers and summarizes the importance of elastomers and their multiphase systems in human life and industry, with a focus on composites and nanocomposites of elastomers.

  • Advances in Electronic Marketing

    Advances in Electronic Marketing

    This book addresses Internet marketing and the World Wide Web, and other electronic marketing tools such as geographic information systems, database marketing, and mobile advertising.

  • Advances in Enterprise Information Technology Security

    Advances in Enterprise Information Technology Security

    Provides a broad working knowledge of all the major security issues affecting today's enterprise IT activities. Multiple techniques, strategies, and applications are examined, presenting the tools to address opportunities in the field. For IT managers, network administrators, researchers, and students.

  • Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications

    Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications

    This book explores food process engineering in a changing world.

  • Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Vol. 1

    Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Vol. 1

    This book takes a scientific look at the challenges, constraints, and solutions necessary to maintain a healthy and accessible food supply in different communities around the world.

  • Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Vol. 68

    Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Vol. 68

    This title explores the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together reviews that highlight this relationship. Contributions detail scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition and are intended to provide those in academia and industry with the latest information on emerging research in these constantly evolving sciences.

  • Advances in Genetics, Vol. 81

    Advances in Genetics, Vol. 81

    This serial publishes reviews of broad interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines.

  • Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 54

    Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 54

    This serial presents current research in the field of geophysics, the science devoted to the study of the physical properties and processes of geological phenomena, including fields such as meteorology, oceanography, and seismology.

  • Advances in Government Enterprise Architecture

    Advances in Government Enterprise Architecture

    Presents current developments, issues, and trends in enterprise architecture (EA). Provides insights into the impact of effective EA on IT governance, IT portfolio management, and IT outsourcing.

  • Advances in Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory: The Stefan Samko Anniversary Volume

    Advances in Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory: The Stefan Samko Anniversary Volume

    Dedicated to Professor Stefan Samko on the occasion of his 70th birthday, this volume displays the range of his scientific interests in harmonic analysis and operator theory. Particular attention is paid to fractional integrals and derivatives, singular, hypersingular and potential operators in variable exponent spaces, pseudodifferential operators in various modern function and distribution spaces, as well as related applications,

  • Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 45

    Advances in Heat Transfer, Vol. 45

    This title provides coverages of heat transfer topics of current interest.

  • Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vol. 108

    Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vol. 108

    Contains comprehensive reviews that combine descriptive chemistry and mechanistic insight, and yield an understanding of how the chemistry drives the properties.

  • Advances in Heuristic Signal Processing and Applications

    Advances in Heuristic Signal Processing and Applications

    This book demonstrates both general-purpose algorithms and those aimed at solving specialized application problems, with a special emphasis on heuristic iterative optimization methods employing modern evolutionary and swarm intelligence based techniques.

  • Advances in Hydroinformatics: SIMHYDRO 2012 ? New Frontiers of Simulation

    Advances in Hydroinformatics: SIMHYDRO 2012 ? New Frontiers of Simulation

    The book is a collection of papers which have been selected for presentation during the SIMHYDRO 2012 conference. The papers present the state-of-the-art in numerical simulation in domains such as: (1) new trends in modelling for marine, river, and urban hydraulics; (2) stakeholders and practitioners of simulation; and (3) 3D CFD and applications.

  • Advances in Image and Video Segmentation

    Advances in Image and Video Segmentation

    This book attempts to bring together a selection of the latest results of state-of-the art research in image and video segmentation, one of the most critical tasks of image and video analysis that has the objective of extracting information (represented by data) from an image or a sequence of images (video).

  • Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Vol. 175

    Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Vol. 175

    This serial covers the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science and digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy, and the computing methods used in all these domains.

  • Advances in Immunology, Vol. 117

    Advances in Immunology, Vol. 117

    This title presents current developments as well as comprehensive reviews in immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology, including molecular and cellular activation mechanisms, phylogeny and molecular evolution, and clinical modalities.

  • Advances in Information Systems and Technologies

    Advances in Information Systems and Technologies

    This book contains a selection of articles from The 2013 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST'13), a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, results, experiences and concerns in the several perspectives of information systems and technologies.

  • Advances in Inorganic Chemistry, Vol. 65

    Advances in Inorganic Chemistry, Vol. 65

    Presents timely and informative summaries of the current progress in a variety of subject areas within inorganic chemistry, ranging from bioinorganic to solid state. Features reviews written by experts in the area and is an indispensable reference to advanced researchers.

  • Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 45

    Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 45

    This serial provides in-depth reviews on all aspects of insect physiology of use to invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect biochemists.

  • Advances in Intelligent Vehicles

    Advances in Intelligent Vehicles

    This book provides up-to-date research results and cutting-edge technologies in the area of intelligent vehicles and transportation systems. Topics covered include virtual and staged testing scenarios, collision avoidance, human factors, and modeling techniques.

  • Advances in Low-Level Color Image Processing

    Advances in Low-Level Color Image Processing

    This book addresses the early stages of low-level color image processing procedures. State-of-the-art advances in the field of color image processing are also discussed.

  • Advances in Machine Learning Applications in Software Engineering

    Advances in Machine Learning Applications in Software Engineering

    Provides analysis, characterization and refinement of software engineering data in terms of machine learning methods. Depicts applications of several machine learning approaches in software systems development and deployment, and the use of machine learning methods to establish predictive models for software quality while offering readers suggestions by proposing future work in this emerging research field.

  • Advances in Marine Biology, Vol. 64

    Advances in Marine Biology, Vol. 64

    This work presents in-depth and up-to-date content on a wide range of topics including marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, and biological oceanography.

  • Advances in Mechanisms, Robotics and Design Education and Research

    Advances in Mechanisms, Robotics and Design Education and Research

    This book contains papers on a wide range of topics in the area of kinematics, mechanisms, robotics, and design, addressing new research advances and innovations in design education.

  • Advances in Microbial Food Safety, Vol. 1

    Advances in Microbial Food Safety, Vol. 1

    New research, outbreaks of foodborne disease and changes to legislation mean that food microbiology research is constantly evolving. This volume summarizes the key trends in this area for the food industry.

  • Advances in Microbial Physiology, Vol. 62

    Advances in Microbial Physiology, Vol. 62

    This work provides topical and important reviews, interpreting physiology to include all material that contributes to our understanding of how microorganisms and their component parts work.