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A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development, ed. , v.

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.

Algebra and Trigonemetry, ed. , v.
Algebra and Trigonemetry, ed. , v.

Algebra and Trigonemetry, ed. , v.

This book chronicles the history of algebra since its earliest inception in Babylon and ancient Egypt and the history of trigonometry, which draws on principles presented in algebra and uses angle measurements to elaborate on geometric calculations. It addresses the curriculum requirements of both disciplines.

Applied Big Data Analytics in Operations Management, ed. , v.
Applied Big Data Analytics in Operations Management, ed. , v.

Applied Big Data Analytics in Operations Management, ed. , v.

Enumerates the challenges and creative solutions and tools to apply when using big data in operations management. Outlines concepts and applications that help businesses predict customer behavior along with applications of artificial neural networks, predictive analytics, and opinion mining on business management.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Bioengineering, ed. , v.
Bioengineering, ed. , v.

Bioengineering, ed. , v.

This book covers recent advances in bioengineering that have changed both the world in which we live and the bodies within which we live. Among the topics covered are homeostasis, biological and artificial control systems, diagnostic imaging, prostheses, biomaterials, environmental engineering, and various subfields of bioengineering.

Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.
Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.

Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of biopharmaceuticals, the ins and outs of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, and the future of the field.

Biotechnology for Beginners, ed. 2, v.
Biotechnology for Beginners, ed. 2, v.

Biotechnology for Beginners, ed. 2, v.

This book presents the latest information and developments from the field of biotechnology, offering an exciting and colorful overview of biotechnology for professionals and students in a wide array of the life sciences, including genetics, immunology, biochemistry, agronomy, and animal science.

Cloning, ed. , v.
Cloning, ed. , v.

Cloning, ed. , v.

This book explores the history, science, applications, and ethical issues of cloning. Profiles include pioneers in the field, including John Bertrand Gurdon, Ian Wilmut, Shinya Yamanaka, and James Thomson.

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.
Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.

This book addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.
Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.

Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.

This book covers the foundations of genes and heredity to give readers a solid understanding of what modern genetics has been built on, before examining the ways in which genetic testing is used to assess genetic risk.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

This book explains the reactions of scientists, farmers, chefs, and medical doctors to the scientific changes in agriculture, which have ranged from support to skepticism, and shows how different governments around the world view the inclusion of GMOs in food.

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

This book shows the impact of natural disasters on humans, animals and the environment, and demonstrates ways to cope with them and to minimize their effects.

Numbers and Measurements, ed. , v.
Numbers and Measurements, ed. , v.

Numbers and Measurements, ed. , v.

The book explores the history of mathematical reasoning and the progression of numerical thought and how our world is shaped by the number and measurement systems that have arisen over time. It covers the history of the development of number and measurement systems and provides the biographies of some of the greatest mathematical minds throughout history.

Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.
Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

This book introduces the historical and mathematical basis of statistics and probability, as well as their application to everyday situations, while adhering to state and national math standards. It covers the prominent thinkers who advanced the field for those who followed.

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1
Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Calls into question, the fundamental concern of “what makes an effective teacher” for today and tomorrow. Concerned with student outcomes based primarily on a limited set of measures and attribution of student achievements to the quality of teachers, Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era aims to bridge the gaps for much needed resources on teacher education and teacher professional development. The importance of evidence-based approaches, planning for quality impact and contextualisation of relevant outcomes are discussed and illustrated in this book.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The History of Mathematics, ed. , v.
The History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

The History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

This book introduces the origins of the mathematical principles they study every day, covering a wide range of disciplines outlined in curriculum standards. It provides biographical profiles for the brilliant minds behind some of the breakthroughs in mathematics as well as the origin stories of the different disciplines in the field today.

The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.
The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.

The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.

This resource teaches readers about the fundamental science behind the Human Genome Project, the aim of which was to identify and map all of the genes in the human genome. Readers will learn the basics of DNA, genetics, and the human genome; important areas and the history of genetic research; and how our world has changed since the project.

What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.
What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

Diagrams and photographs show what natural disasters such as volcanoes, hurricanes, and avalanches look like, while text boxes encourage readers to compare and contrast the causes and outcomes of these incidents. The book also includes information about historic natural disasters, as well as preparedness and rescue methods.

Technology

A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Sensory and Consumer-Driven New Product Development, ed. , v.

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.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Science

Algebra and Trigonemetry, ed. , v.
Algebra and Trigonemetry, ed. , v.

Algebra and Trigonemetry, ed. , v.

This book chronicles the history of algebra since its earliest inception in Babylon and ancient Egypt and the history of trigonometry, which draws on principles presented in algebra and uses angle measurements to elaborate on geometric calculations. It addresses the curriculum requirements of both disciplines.

Bioengineering, ed. , v.
Bioengineering, ed. , v.

Bioengineering, ed. , v.

This book covers recent advances in bioengineering that have changed both the world in which we live and the bodies within which we live. Among the topics covered are homeostasis, biological and artificial control systems, diagnostic imaging, prostheses, biomaterials, environmental engineering, and various subfields of bioengineering.

Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.
Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.

Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of biopharmaceuticals, the ins and outs of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, and the future of the field.

Biotechnology for Beginners, ed. 2, v.
Biotechnology for Beginners, ed. 2, v.

Biotechnology for Beginners, ed. 2, v.

This book presents the latest information and developments from the field of biotechnology, offering an exciting and colorful overview of biotechnology for professionals and students in a wide array of the life sciences, including genetics, immunology, biochemistry, agronomy, and animal science.

Cloning, ed. , v.
Cloning, ed. , v.

Cloning, ed. , v.

This book explores the history, science, applications, and ethical issues of cloning. Profiles include pioneers in the field, including John Bertrand Gurdon, Ian Wilmut, Shinya Yamanaka, and James Thomson.

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.
Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.

This book addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease.

Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.
Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.

Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.

This book covers the foundations of genes and heredity to give readers a solid understanding of what modern genetics has been built on, before examining the ways in which genetic testing is used to assess genetic risk.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Crops and Food, ed. , v.

This book explains the reactions of scientists, farmers, chefs, and medical doctors to the scientific changes in agriculture, which have ranged from support to skepticism, and shows how different governments around the world view the inclusion of GMOs in food.

Numbers and Measurements, ed. , v.
Numbers and Measurements, ed. , v.

Numbers and Measurements, ed. , v.

The book explores the history of mathematical reasoning and the progression of numerical thought and how our world is shaped by the number and measurement systems that have arisen over time. It covers the history of the development of number and measurement systems and provides the biographies of some of the greatest mathematical minds throughout history.

Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.
Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

This book introduces the historical and mathematical basis of statistics and probability, as well as their application to everyday situations, while adhering to state and national math standards. It covers the prominent thinkers who advanced the field for those who followed.

The History of Mathematics, ed. , v.
The History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

The History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

This book introduces the origins of the mathematical principles they study every day, covering a wide range of disciplines outlined in curriculum standards. It provides biographical profiles for the brilliant minds behind some of the breakthroughs in mathematics as well as the origin stories of the different disciplines in the field today.

The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.
The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.

The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.

This resource teaches readers about the fundamental science behind the Human Genome Project, the aim of which was to identify and map all of the genes in the human genome. Readers will learn the basics of DNA, genetics, and the human genome; important areas and the history of genetic research; and how our world has changed since the project.

What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.
What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

Diagrams and photographs show what natural disasters such as volcanoes, hurricanes, and avalanches look like, while text boxes encourage readers to compare and contrast the causes and outcomes of these incidents. The book also includes information about historic natural disasters, as well as preparedness and rescue methods.

Business

Applied Big Data Analytics in Operations Management, ed. , v.
Applied Big Data Analytics in Operations Management, ed. , v.

Applied Big Data Analytics in Operations Management, ed. , v.

Enumerates the challenges and creative solutions and tools to apply when using big data in operations management. Outlines concepts and applications that help businesses predict customer behavior along with applications of artificial neural networks, predictive analytics, and opinion mining on business management.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Information and Publishing

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Law

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Environment

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

This book shows the impact of natural disasters on humans, animals and the environment, and demonstrates ways to cope with them and to minimize their effects.

What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.
What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

What Are Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

Diagrams and photographs show what natural disasters such as volcanoes, hurricanes, and avalanches look like, while text boxes encourage readers to compare and contrast the causes and outcomes of these incidents. The book also includes information about historic natural disasters, as well as preparedness and rescue methods.

Education

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1
Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Calls into question, the fundamental concern of “what makes an effective teacher” for today and tomorrow. Concerned with student outcomes based primarily on a limited set of measures and attribution of student achievements to the quality of teachers, Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era aims to bridge the gaps for much needed resources on teacher education and teacher professional development. The importance of evidence-based approaches, planning for quality impact and contextualisation of relevant outcomes are discussed and illustrated in this book.

Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.