This collection of articles examines the #MeToo movement, in which women around the world shared their stories of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse. The book looks at the international response and inevitable criticism, as well as the future of the movement.
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.
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.
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.
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 collaboration.
This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.
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.
This book provides educators with a proven, practical, and broadly applicable system for implementing new practices methodically and effectively.
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.
This book explains why more schools aren't seeing significant improvement in students' reading ability when they implement Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multitiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in their literacy programs, and what successful schools are doing that sets them apart. Includes 10 success factors for implementing MTSS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book provides a resource for teachers who need a quick response to a variety of questions relating to school mathematics.
This book serves as a guide to 100 war films from 1930 to the present, exploring wars set as early as the 13th century Scottish Wars of Independence to those taking place in the 21st century, including the Napoleonic Wars, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. For each movie, it provides background, production, synopsis, reception, and anecdotes as well as addresses the films’ historical accuracy.
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.
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.
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.
Offers busy principals an updated guide to the most relevant and useful Web-based resources.
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.
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 abuse.
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, including online supplements.
This book is a guide to how to teach the essential, high-frequency words that appear in academic contexts—and reverse the disadvantages of what she calls "word poverty." It provides a selection of engaging strategies to help educators across all content areas and grade levels not only teach students a large quantity of words but also ensure that they know these words well.
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.
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.
This guide provides essential strategies to improve student learning by supporting good behavior rather than punishing bad behavior.
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.
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.
This book uses a cross-disciplinary approach to examine the creation, development, ideology, and practice of the Marxist terrorist group 17N. The textual analysis provides an examination of the organization manifestos and its correlation to the group's ideology and actual practices.
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.
This book provides practical examples, guidelines, research to help educators focus on specific strategies for engaging students in the classroom.
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.
This book provides K-8 teachers with practical strategies to motivate all students to develop their reading abilities across grade levels and content areas.
This book is the latest publication from the Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Center and the first report on China’s trade performance. It analyses China’s foreign trade environment, the foreign trade index and the quarterly index, illuminating the reasons behind fluctuating foreign trade. The book provides advice for entrepreneurs working in fast-changing environments, and is an excellent guide to policymakers involved in China’s foreign trade.
本书系统总结了上海教育现代化发展的历史足迹、战略思路、进展成就、特点经验；建立了教育现代化评价指标体系；客观判定上海教育现代化的定位。 | 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.
This multiple-choice practice exam helps coders prepare for the AAPC CPC® exam, and covers specific topics on which coders are tested for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Highlights the most important anthropology topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century. Includes applied anthropology, archaeology and paleontology, sociocultural anthropology, evolution, linguistics, physical and biological anthropology, and primate studies.
Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates affecting the field of communication in the 21st Century.
This book is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It explores leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of business to drive bottom-line results, value chain resiliency, productivity, innovation, long-term shareowner value, and benefit for the community.
Provides straightforward and definitive overviews of 100 key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths.
Provides summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics. Topics include an introduction to relevant theory and empirical evidence.
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.
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.
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 multinational cooperation.
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.
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.
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.
Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates in the field of psychology. Provides material of interest for students from all corners of psychological studies, whether their interests be in the biological, cognitive, developmental, social, or clinical arenas.
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.
This handbook provides a concise overview of modern sociology. The two-volume set focuses on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry. For academic audiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book provides a framework that gets students interacting with texts. It taps into 30 lessons organized by text complexity, reproducible forms, assessments, and a bank of engagement tools. Use these lessons across the year as a warm up to a whole-class novel, to augment your core reading program, to challenge your capable readers and bring your striving readers in to rich yet accessible reading experiences.
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.
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.
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).
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.
This book covers the latest research and advances on 3D printing processes, technologies, and methods. It highlights emerging perspectives on manufacturing and industrial applications.
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.
This book examines the emerging market of 3D-printed biomaterials and its clinical applications. It focuses on commercial and premarket tools, and looks at applications within medicine and the future outlook for the field. It includes the fundamentals of 3D printing, including topics such as materials, and hardware; 3D printing applications within medicine; and 3D printing in diagnostics and drug development and for disease models, plus 3D printers for surgical practice.
Text explores ways of creating inclusive K-5 classrooms by utilizing such concepts as brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, and information processing.
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 experimental perspectives.
This book offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs.
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.
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.
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.
This book offers new ideas for inspiring math students by building a more engaging and collaborative learning environment.
This book is loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools, providing five essential skills to transform students into global learners.
Covers events from the time of ancient Indian civilizations in North America to recent happenings in American Indian life in the 21st century, providing readers with an understanding of not only what happened to shape the American Indian experience but also how these events continue to affect people's lives today.
This book provides a chronological overview of Latino/a history in North America beginning with the indigenous populations of the Americas through the present day. Covering the 50 most pivotal developments across more than 500 years, it is divided into time periods, such as Pre-Colonial Era to Spanish Empire, pre-1521-1810, offering a balance of political and cultural events, social developments, legal cases, and broader trends for each.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book shows practitioners and pre-service educators what, why, and how to build effective school-wide discipline practices using both data and documented successes. It offers a step-by-step process that maximizes teaching and learning and prevents problem behavior while establishing and maintaining desirable behavior to enhance school success.
Provides a resource of ideas that foster a unique, collaborative, and fun library media program that addresses student learning standards.
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.
This book provides the latest research on practical applications of Computational biology and bioinformatics.
This guide provides a sequenced, cohesive plan for managing significant behavioral challenges.
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.
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.
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 on the 21st-century world are discussed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides a concise introduction to the Chinese history, covering a long time span extending from antiquity through the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty.
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.
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.
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.
Provides an overview of the main disorders encountered by child and adolescent psychiatrists in clinical practice, ranging from eating, sleep and affective disorders to substance abuse, gender identity disorder and sexual abuse.
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.
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.
This acclaimed commentary, first published in German in 2013 and now available in English, carefully and critically engages the relevant primary and secondary sources; summarizes the existing discussion; and presents syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic analyses of the text. A meticulous examination of the Fourth Gospel, special attention is paid to the influence of Old Testament and Early Jewish traditions, and to the overall structure of the Gospel of John.
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.
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.
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.
Covers the writing of poetry, fiction, new media, plays, films, radio works, and other literary genres and forms.
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.
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.
This work offers the first comprehensive reference to the anthropological study of complex organizations. It details how organizational theory and research in business has adopted anthropology’s key concept of culture, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development.
This work presents a compendium of readings that define our current knowledge of the major discoveries and developments in human origins and human evolution, tracing the fossil record from primate and hominid origins to the dispersal of modern humans across the globe.
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.
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.
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.
This book is intended to speak to those archaeologists, art historians, historians, classicists and anthropologists who are interested in the sixth through first centuries on the Italian Peninsula and in the empire of the Roman Republic.
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.
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.
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.
This book provides updated information on canning operations spanning from the business plan and plant location and construction through warehousing. It includes food laws, regulations and standards; labeling; preparing kosher foods; processing room operations; and sterilization systems.
This book covers microbiology of canned foods, packaging, quality control, HAACP standards (for identifying food-related health hazards), computer-aided manufacturing, and ingredients, as they apply to food processing, and particularly to canning.
This book contains specific procedures for more than 210 canned food products, and for salad dressing and pickle products. It covers the microbiology of food, heat penetration, metal containers, glass and plastic containers, aseptic packaging, and ingredients ranging from food additives to sweeteners and color additives.
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.
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.
This guide helps educators leverage resources and build teams to improve student behavior and academic achievement school wide.
This book provides an in-depth analysis of the conceptual continuities and discontinuities that inform the history of psychology, from the Ancient Greeks to contemporary cognitive psychology. It also shows ways in which different conceptions of human and animal psychology and behavior have become associated and disassociated over the centuries, and dispels many of the myths of the history of psychology, based upon the best historical scholarship of recent decades.
This book provides a summary of Earth's history over 4.5 billion years, including contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus.
This volume integrates the political, economic and cultural history of this fascinating, beautiful, but much misunderstood country. Drawing on a wide range of primary and secondary literature, this history covers developments in the region up to the present day and offers an accessible interpretation of an often contested and controversial history.
This book provides a history of key premises and assumptions in the mental models proposed by several major economists since the 1776 publication of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations. It addresses the legacies of major economists, describes their historical and analytical influence, documents the interaction among various schools of thought as well as how they differ, and the implications that this history has for economics and the policy sciences in the decades ahead.
This volume introduces readers to key themes that have shaped Spain's history and culture. These include its varied landscapes and climates; the impact of human migrations; the importance of its location as a bridge between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean and Europe and Africa; and religion, particularly militant Catholic Christianity and its centuries of conflict with Islam and Protestantism, as well as debates over the place of the church in modern Spain.
This book tells the story of humankind as producers and reproducers from the Paleolithic to the present. Renowned social and cultural historian Merry Wiesner-Hanks brings a new perspective to world history by examining social and cultural developments across the globe, including families and kin groups, social and gender hierarchies, sexuality, race and ethnicity, labor, religion, consumption, and material culture.
This book helps prospective and practicing teachers integrate existing, new, and emerging technologies into their curriculum.
This book examines Germany's thermal retrofit policy in context and assesses its effectiveness.
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.
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 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.
Covers all aspects of Hinduism, including practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, and religious texts.
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.
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.
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.
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 as thinkers and problem solvers.
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.
This book provides access to primary sources relating to American religious history from the sixteenth century to the present. Includes illustrations and primary documents ranging from the letters and accounts of early colonists to tweets and transcripts from the 2016 presidential election.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Covers major diplomatic, military, and political events driving world conflicts from ancient times to the present.
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.
This book demonstrates that great working environments benefit the individuals working there and contribute to a better global society—and as they outperform in the stock market and grow revenue three times faster than less-inclusive rivals.
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 text, and a glossary of terms is provided.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 next unit of instruction.
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 next unit of instruction.
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 next unit of instruction.
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 instruction.
This book explores approaches, strategies, and techniques that schools and districts should consider as they begin their transition to a personalized competency-based education (PCBE) system. It includes examples of how to use proficiency scales, standard operating procedures, behavior rubrics, personal tracking matrices, and other tools to aid in instruction and assessment.
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.
This book presents the seven elements of the Unstoppable Learning model for effective teaching and deep learning: planning, launching, consolidating, assessing, adapting, managing, and leading. Each chapter focuses on a different element as it pertains to designing powerful learning opportunities. The book also provides templates for planning learning targets, assessments, lessons, and units that will help educators create high-performing classrooms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides a fresh perspective on canonical modernist texts, featuring the latest research data.
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.
This book examines the many manifestations of "evil" in modern media. It asserts that the idea of evil pervades nearly all aspects of life and encourages readers to reconsider some of the notions about evil that pop culture perpetuates and promotes.
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.
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.
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.
Examines the roots of warfare and the development of the peace movement in America from the Colonial period through the Vietnam War.
The Nanjing Massacre is known as one of the darkest pages in 20th-century world history. For various reasons, however, this historical tragedy remained relatively unknown to the general public in the West until the 1997 publication of Iris Chang’s popular book, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. Since then, the topic has drawn more attention. A History of the Nanjing Massacre is the first comprehensive narrative of the massacre written by a group of Chinese scholars from Nanjing. From the fall of the city, to the atrocities themselves, to the international communit
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.
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.
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.
This is the second edition of 100 Years of Li & Fung: Rise from Family Business to Multinational
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.
Provides practitioner's with a framework and resources with which to approach and further research the laws of each relevant state or country.
This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.
This book discusses how those in leadership positions can transform their failures, blunders and missteps into personal and professional growth experiences that can lead to career advancement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book diagnoses the shortcomings of present counter-terrorism strategies and lays out an effective new plan for counterterrorism.
Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.
This book discusses key ideas that are contributing to a new understanding of ADHD, explaining them and describing in understandable language scientific research that supports this new model.
This book explores the PLC process and shows how it can reshape the way university and college leaders work together to drive student achievement.
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.
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.
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.
This book teaches readers how to cultivate a passion for kindness in order to make a positive difference in the lives of friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and strangers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Examines the young nation from the point of view of its dynamic political life. Explores policies with far-reaching results that were formulated in the nine years of Texas's independence, and presents the many thorny issues that were to plague Texas for generations.
This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of author, James Joyce. Joyce used for the novel's protagonist's name an alternate spelling of Stephen Daedalus, the pseudonym he himself employed in the serial publication of his first short stories. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man concerns the only partially successful struggles of young Stephen to escape the traps and misperceptions that the worlds into which he is born impose on him.
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 neurosurgical and neuroradiologic procedures.
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 comprehensive guide specifically designed to help new managers develop a departmental budget. Offers updated tips and tools that breakdown the financial side of healthcare.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 and the historical experience of socialist development and modernization. These include the Deng Xiaoping Theory expounding the Four Cardinal Principles and market
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 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.
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.
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.
This volume provides discussions and offers thoughtful reflections on the global church, including a summary of biblical texts on the Holy Spirit.
Provides a simple and accessible introduction to the use of the mixed finite element method as a fundamental tool for numerically solving a wide class of boundary value problems arising in physics and engineering sciences.
This book explains the environmental benefit of a smart grid, examines case studies of existing smart grids, and identifies the legal and regulatory policy hurdles that must be overcome to fully realize the smart grid's benefits.
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.
This encyclopedia offers insight into the Civil War from a state and local perspective, showing how the American experience of the conflict varied significantly based on location.
Providing chronologies of important events, historical narratives from the first settlement to the present, and biographies of major figures, this work offers readers an unseen look at the history of racism from the perspective of individual states.
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.
This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of Tennessee Williams's play, "A Streetcar Named Desire". A chronology of Williams’s life, a complete list of Williams’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.
This comprehensive reference set is aligned with the National Health Education Standards, containing up-to-date, scientifically based information on a variety of health and wellness topics relevant to high school students.
Pursuing peaceful development and building a harmonious world underlie China’s diplomatic principles and policies since the early 1980s. In A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, the authors examine various patterns of national rise, especially those of Britain, the US, Germany, and Japan, and investigate theoretically the possibility and necessity of China’s pursuit of peaceful development and a harmonious world. The authors also elaborate on other related topics such as the international order, world security, foreign relations, external environment, economic globalizati
This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume introduces several general fields in social science and gives an update on new disciplines that have emerged in the last decade.
A Study of the Scientific Outlook on Development: Theory and Practice presents a comprehensive, well-researched, and in-depth study of the scientific outlook on development proposed during the Hu Jintao administration (2002-2012). The book comprises four sections. Section I is a general introduction of the major features of this theory. Section II focuses on the theory’s historical background and position, arguing that China’s social conditions of being at the primary stage of socialism serve as the theory’s basis while the experiences and theories of other countries in this regard provi
With rich empirical data and an in-depth analysis, this book explores a unique development model for China's globalizing cities by adopting a creative angle of observation and analytical methods.
This book provides an introduction to the Information Systems (IS) discipline, its development, and the structure of IS research. The authors identify and present the top 51 IS research topics, and for each topic, they provide a brief overview, time trends, and references to related influential research works.
Provides relevant, practical information for new special education teachers across a broad range of topic areas. Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for working with a variety of special needs students.
Provides a step-by-step approach that engages K-12 teachers in learning to prepare for change, which enhances their career satisfaction and professional effectiveness.
Shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Provides classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time.
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.
This thesis discusses how theoretical calculations are used to determine, elucidate and propose mechanisms for Pd-catalyzed C-C cross-coupling reactions, studies the reaction intermediates and transition states involved in the Negishi, the copper-free Sonogashira and the asymmetric version of Suzuki-Miyaura coupling, and provides a detailed picture of the associated reaction mechanisms.
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 correspondence of each model to the experiments.
This reference book is a guide to Maugham's life and career. The volume begins with a brief discussion of the importance of Maugham's life and work, followed by a detailed chronology of important biographical and literary events.
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.
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.
This book, the most comprehensive volume ever written about AARP, begins with a chapter on the organization’s history, going back to its founding in 1958 and its roots in the National Retired Teachers Association, established in 1947. Readers will learn about AARP’s membership and chapter activities, including how it grew to be the largest membership organization in the country.
Text is written within the context of the latest available cancer treatments, both explaining their principles and with an eye to emerging possibilities.
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.
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.
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.
This text provides a comprehensive analysis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications, covering historical, social, and scientific viewpoints on this important and controversial class of medications.
This book contains the results of the International Conference on Advanced Engineering Theory and Applications 2013 (AETA 2013) held 10-13 December 2013, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It includes contributions from the main fields of electrical engineering as well as mechatronics, control engineering, power electronics and distribution, telecommunication devices, etc.
Provides basic consumer information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including information about the stages of the disease and about how it is transmitted. It includes guidelines for preventing disease transmission and details about how it is diagnosed and the various drug regimens used in its treatment as well information on co-occurring infections and complications, plus tips for living with HIV.
This book documents potential late effects in all the normal tissue anatomic sites in the human body. The detection, diagnosis, management and prevention of effects are all considered in detail, and prognostic outcomes are discussed.
Offers test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review, and practice exams with answers and detailed explanations for all portions of the PRAXIS II Exam.
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.
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.
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.
Examines the areas of convergence and divergence in ASEAN-China relations (political, social, and economic) and their possible outcomes.
Examines the growing interdependence between ASEAN and Korea and the political and economic realities governing the relationship.
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.
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.
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.
Examines the past, present, and predicted future of our understanding and diverse perspectives regarding psychopathology and abnormal behavior, broadly defined.
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.
This reference work chronicles the campaign to end human slavery in the United States, bringing to life the key events, leading figures, and socioeconomic forces in the history of American antislavery, abolition, and emancipation.
This book presents the pro-life/pro-choice controversy, showing all aspects of the debate and why it is so difficult to resolve.
Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.
Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.
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.
This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of William Faulkner's novel, "Absalom, Absalom". A chronology of Faulkner’s life, a complete list of Faulkner’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.
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.
This text explores abuse in all its forms—physical, sexual, emotional, and verbal—among a variety of age and demographic groups, from children to the elderly to the disabled. It sheds light on causes and symptoms of abuse, examines lasting impacts, and suggests avenues for prevention and treatment.
This book shows teachers how to weave the cultivation of academic conversation skills and conversations into current teaching approaches. It describes how to use conversations to build academic vocabulary and grammar, critical thinking skills such, literacy skills, complex and abstract essential understandings, and an academic classroom environment brimming with respect for others' ideas, equity of voice, engagement, and mutual support.
This book provides approaches, information, and ideas for teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classrooms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This volume will examine issues of accessibility and how designers can improve the quality of educational materials by embedding supports that anticipate the special learning needs of diverse learners.
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.
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.
Provide easy-to-follow steps that will help hold staff members accountable for their behaviors and actions.
Offers a detailed and informed consideration of accountability in both government and the contemporary world of governance.
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.
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.
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.
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 explores a reciprocal type of influence.
The 43 papers in this collection, originally published from 1972 to 1987 delve into accounting, observing and exploring its functioning.
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.
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).
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.
Examines some issues faced by the people in the province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam after the tsunami hit Aceh on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, on 26 December 2004. Focuses not only on the areas affected by the natural disaster, but also the areas torn by internal conflict. The tsunami brought about a new beginning of prosperity and peace.
Provides educators with detailed tools and examples so they can apply the Big6 Skills to design research projects focused on achieving educational standards.
In this book, the authors use research to refocus attention on student results, a challenging results-based school counseling curriculum, and meaningful student assessments. See examples of how a Construct-Based Approach (CBA) to school counseling looks in practice with: in-depth analysis of student standards and competencies, developmentally-appropriate scope and sequence, documented curriculum activities, and sample student assessments.
This book presents a lesson planning approach for the secondary classroom that generates test success as a byproduct of comprehensive literacy learning.
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.
This book offers over 400 accounts from a wide range of specific research effort on methodologies, tools, and architectures for complex distributed systems.
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.
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.
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.
This book covers Robert F. Christy, a legendary physicist, and one of the key players in some of the most dramatic events of the 20th century. He was a student of Oppenheimer, who called him one of the best in the world. He was a crucial member of Fermis team when they first unleashed the unheard-of energies of nuclear power, creating the world’s first nuclear reactor on December 2, 1942.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book provides practical strategies and step-by-step plans for developing advocacy initiatives for school libraries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book expands upon the elements of the Unstoppable Learning model—planning, launching, consolidating, assessing, adapting, managing, and leading—to explore accessible learning for all students. It enables K-12 teachers to discover how to provide effective differentiated instruction to students with varying needs, and includes forms, tools, and diagrams designed to aid instructional planning.
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.
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.
This book provides an authoritative review of both intra-organizational and inter-organizational aspects in business integration.
Provides answers to many questions about addiction and addictive behaviors of all kinds, including drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, Internet usage, and more.
Contains 329 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.
This book examines the effects of addictive substances on the brain, providing the latest developing research on how these substances are implicated in neurological development and dysfunction. It focuses on common habituating and addictive substances often used as part of an individual’s lifestyle, such as alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, and painkillers that can also compromise brain health and effect or accentuate neurological disease.
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.
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.
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.
Offers parents and teens basic information about growth and development during adolescence and related safety issues.
Offers parents and teens basic information about growth and development during adolescence and related safety issues. Discusses the importance of routine medical care, adequate nutrition, physical activity, and sleep, as well as emotional, social, and mental health concerns. Describes common health problems that affect adolescents, including acne, allergies, asthma, diabetes, and infections. Addresses reproductive development and the health consequences of sexual decisions.
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.
This multi-volume work addresses issues for adolescents across the globe, such as the day-to-day challenges of poverty, inadequate education, violence or war, disease, reproductive matters, globalization and technological challenges, and more, while also providing a strengths-based focus in the volumes, showing how and why some teenagers in each country have surmounted the challenges and forged stronger characters to better their worlds.
The articles in this collection offer a unique perspective: that of journalists and the public during Hitler's rise to power, conquest of Europe, and attempted extermination of Europe's Jewish population. The New York Times's coverage of Hitler ranged from wise warnings about the dangers he presented to profiles of his diet and private life. The various types of news stories in this book offer diverse takes on the rise of one of history's most despicable dictators.
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.
This book provides and addresses questions using different types and levels of analysis, including species, individual, and relationship levels, working models of attachment, and attachment functions and hierarchies.
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.
Provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning for the facilitation of authentic learning in the age of digital technology.
This work aims to engage the bioceramics and engineering communities to meet the challenges of modern dental restoration using advanced ceramics.
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.
This book examines the systematic approach of the different aspects and advanced details about experimental setup for electromagnetic attack.
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 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.
Presents past, present and future advances and trends in areas such as substrate technology, material development, and assembly processes.
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.
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.
This book explores inorganic chemistry, connecting key topics with actual experiences in nature and everyday life. It begins with a focus on the shapes (geometry) dictating intermolecular forces of attractions, leading to reactivity between molecules of different shapes, and provides coverage from the foundations of chemical bonds and stereochemistry to advanced topics, such as organometallic, bioinorganic, carboranes, and environmental chemistry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 criminals organizations currently face.
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.
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 extraction and production.
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.
This title discusses research on care delivery issues in global public healthcare, information/communication technology-based solutions for public healthcare improvement, and disease prevention. Covers drug supply, infectious diseases, and pharmaceutical care, and explores methods of global public healthcare provision, issues in healthcare access, and applications in overcoming the access issues. For professionals, practitioners, researchers, academics, and graduate students.
This book provides a comprehensive, critical approach to meeting the new challenges of technology in the classroom.
This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues in patient health and support from the perspectives of doctors, nurses, patients, and caregivers.
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.
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.
This book covers topics such as sorting, searching, merging, recursion, random numbers and simulation, among others.
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.
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 supe