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A Survey of Core Research in Information Systems, ed. , v.
A Survey of Core Research in Information Systems, ed. , v.

A Survey of Core Research in Information Systems, ed. , v.

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.

Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, ed. , v.
Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, ed. , v.

Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, ed. , v.

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.

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, ed. , v.
Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, ed. , v.

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, ed. , v.

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.

Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications, ed. , v.
Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications, ed. , v.

Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications, ed. , v.

This book explores food process engineering in a changing world.

Advances in Network Complexity, ed. , v.
Advances in Network Complexity, ed. , v.

Advances in Network Complexity, ed. , v.

The book introduces a number of cutting edge statistical methods which can be used for the analysis of genomic, proteomic and metabolomic data sets.

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.
All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

The book demonstrates how to solve addition and subtraction word problems by using objects or drawings. It will also allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, and identify which reasons and evidence support specific point(s).

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of civil engineering, including massive bridges, the world's tallest skyscraper, and the Panama Canal. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of mechanical engineering, including Mars rovers, robotic surgery systems, and advanced wind turbines. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Android Malware, ed. , v.
Android Malware, ed. , v.

Android Malware, ed. , v.

Presents a systematic view on state-of-the-art mobile malware that targets the popular Android mobile platform. Covering key topics like the Android malware history, malware behavior and classification, as well as, possible defense techniques.

Applied Network Security Monitoring, ed. , v.
Applied Network Security Monitoring, ed. , v.

Applied Network Security Monitoring, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to becoming an Network Security Monitoring (NSM) analyst. It follows the three stages of the NSM cycle: collection, detection, and analysis, and features real-world examples.

Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics, ed. , v.
Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics, ed. , v.

Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics, ed. , v.

A comprehensive volume that examines the relationship between engineering and mathematics, providing insight into the many ways in which both disciplines affect daily life.

Arduino for Teens, ed. , v.
Arduino for Teens, ed. , v.

Arduino for Teens, ed. , v.

This book uses a step-by-step approach to teach young experimenters the fundamentals of using the Arduino microcontroller to interact with the physical world and create fun, rewarding projects.

Atomic Layer Deposition for Semiconductors, ed. , v.
Atomic Layer Deposition for Semiconductors, ed. , v.

Atomic Layer Deposition for Semiconductors, ed. , v.

This book discusses atomic layer deposition (ALD) for modern semiconductor devices, the basic chemistry of ALD, and models of ALD processes. The book also details ALD for both mass produced memories and emerging memories.

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.
Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.

Explains and demonstrates the three pillars of MVC--the Model, View and Controller patterns--in action with the aid of a fully worked demo application, demonstrating how they work together in a complementary manner to provide MVC’s powerful results.

Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.
Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.

Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.

Teaches readers how to use Arduino, the popular platform for physical computing and electronic art, through a series of 50 projects that progress from beginner to intermediate level. Skills covered include controlling LEDs; displaying text and graphics on LCD displays; making a line-following robot; using digital pressure sensors; reading and writing data to SD cards; and connecting Arduino to the Internet.

Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.
Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.

Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.

Beginning Java with WebSphere provides a step-by-step guide for creating and installing both client- and server-based Java applications using Rapid Application Development v8, WebSphere Application Server 8.0, and Java.

Being Agile, ed. , v.
Being Agile, ed. , v.

Being Agile, ed. , v.

Provides a high-level synopsis of Agile’s values, principles, roles, and methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, Leam, VFQ, and XP. Also demonstrates how to apply the ready, implement, coach, and hone (RICH) deployment model to all phases of a project.

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.
Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.

This book provides original research on all aspects of service science, service management, service engineering, and its supporting technology in order to administer cutting-edge knowledge to encourage the improvement of services.

Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.
Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.

Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.

This book directly addresses the big data segment which is undergoing explosive growth with a book that comprehensively covers the most important aspects of the segment. It’s based upon hands-on, real life examples that address social media data such as Twitter and Foursquare, and machine data such as web and eCommerce log files.

Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.
Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.

Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the drivers for introducing big data technology into an organization and for understanding the types of business problems best suited to big data analytics solutions, understanding the value drivers and benefits, strategic planning, developing a pilot, and eventually planning to integrate back into production within the enterprise.

Big Data Imperatives, ed. , v.
Big Data Imperatives, ed. , v.

Big Data Imperatives, ed. , v.

This book focuses on understanding the technology of big data platforms and their usage for analytics, big data architectures, big data design patterns, and implementation best practices. It aims to bring the big data and analytics realms together with a greater focus on architectures that leverage the scale and power of big data and the ability to integrate and apply analytics principles to data which earlier was not accessible.

Big Data, Big Analytics, ed. , v.
Big Data, Big Analytics, ed. , v.

Big Data, Big Analytics, ed. , v.

This book looks at cutting-edge companies supporting a new generation of business analytics to learn more about the trends in big data and how they are impacting the business world.

Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.
Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.

Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.

Presents the biorefining concept, the opportunities for the pulp and paper industry, and describes and discusses emerging biorefinery process options. Also highlights the environmental impact and the complex and ambiguous decision-making challenges that mills will face when considering implementing biorefinery changes.

Biosensors, ed. , v.
Biosensors, ed. , v.

Biosensors, ed. , v.

This book covers the field of biosensors and includes a description of biochemical recognition elements, such as enzymes, antibodies, aptamers or even whole cells. Various signal transducers such as electrochemical and optical transducers, luminescence devices and advanced techniques such as quartz crystal microbalances and MEMS systems are also covered.

Brain-Computer Interface Research, ed. , v.
Brain-Computer Interface Research, ed. , v.

Brain-Computer Interface Research, ed. , v.

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are rapidly developing into a mainstream, worldwide research endeavor. This book summarizes ten leading projects from around the world and gives concise, illustrated, and up-to-date descriptions of each project, along with an introduction and concluding chapter by the editors.

Building a Team, ed. , v.
Building a Team, ed. , v.

Building a Team, ed. , v.

Provides the skills needed to inspire employees, maximize potential, and achieve positive professional results.

COPD, ed. , v.
COPD, ed. , v.

COPD, ed. , v.

Explores chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in detail, covering its causes, impact on the patient and caregivers, treatment options, and future outlook.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!, ed. 3, v.
Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!, ed. 3, v.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!, ed. 3, v.

This book is intended to be the ideal reference for those entering or needing a refresher in cardiovascular nursing care. It brings together the broad knowledge nurses need to be confident in cardiovascular care, including cardiovascular anatomy and physiology; assessment; diagnostic testing; hemodynamic monitoring; electrocardiogram performance and interpretation; medications; and synchronized cardioversion.

Competitive Intelligence For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Competitive Intelligence For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Competitive Intelligence For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book gets you up to speed on how to locate, collect, and process competitive intelligence and shows you how to carefully analyze competitive intelligence and disseminate it throughout your organization. it also illustrates how competitive intelligence can help you gain market share.

Contrast Media, ed. 3, v.
Contrast Media, ed. 3, v.

Contrast Media, ed. 3, v.

This edition includes new chapters on topics such as use of contrast media in children and practical aspects of off-label contrast media use. Consideration is given to the different safety issues relating to iodine-based contrast media, gadolinium-based contrast media, microbubbles for ultrasound, and barium sulfate. The text includes chapters on both acute and delayed non-renal adverse reactions and on renal adverse reactions.

Control and Constraint in E-Learning, ed. , v.
Control and Constraint in E-Learning, ed. , v.

Control and Constraint in E-Learning, ed. , v.

Unifies and synthesizes an assortment of theories about learner control, autonomy, self-direction, adult learning for educationalists, e-learning practitioners and e-learning developers; provides a theoretical approach to building computer systems to support adults learning via the Internet, existing e-learning environments and how they should be used, and the process of education in general.

Controversies in Obesity, ed. , v.
Controversies in Obesity, ed. , v.

Controversies in Obesity, ed. , v.

This book assesses the controversies surrounding obesity, thus seeking to debunk the myths and highlight and explore the genuine science, whilst demonstrating areas where there is healthy debate.

Cómo lograr la disciplina en el aula y saber aprovecharla, ed. , v.
Cómo lograr la disciplina en el aula y saber aprovecharla, ed. , v.

Cómo lograr la disciplina en el aula y saber aprovecharla, ed. , v.

La escuela debe enfrentarlas con estrategias adecuadas que promuevan un ambiente positivo y ofrezcan un clima propicio para el logro de los objetivos pedagógicos. Lo importante consiste en repensar los modos de reflexionar sobre la disciplina para diseñar planes preventivos, con objetivos realistas, a fin de discernir cuáles son las mejores herramientas de intervención y, en consecuencia, seleccionar y poner en marcha las acciones pertinentes.

Cómo mejorar el aprendizaje en el aula y poder evaluarlo, ed. , v.
Cómo mejorar el aprendizaje en el aula y poder evaluarlo, ed. , v.

Cómo mejorar el aprendizaje en el aula y poder evaluarlo, ed. , v.

Las autoras plantean que el grupo es un todo complejo cuyo fin queda definido por una tarea en común: aprender en y con el mundo, en forma solidaria y cooperativa. Así, repensar el aprendizaje grupal como construcción del conocimiento implica crear nuevas técnicas grupales cuyos ejes giren alrededor de la tarea, los contenidos, los vínculos y la interacción.

Diosas y mortales, ed. , v.
Diosas y mortales, ed. , v.

Diosas y mortales, ed. , v.

Este libro tiene como propósito acercarnos a la vida cotidiana de las mujeres prehispánicas. Al mismo tiempo, quiere ser un homenaje para aquellas que, en cierta medida y a pesar del tiempo transcurrido, aún son portadoras de diversos valores culturales como el arte del tejido, la preparación de alimentos y el conocimiento de la herbolaria y la medicina, entre otros aspectos.

Diversidad en el aula, ed. , v.
Diversidad en el aula, ed. , v.

Diversidad en el aula, ed. , v.

Este libro apunta a la aplicación de los aportes de la psicopedagogía en el aula, a dar respuesta a problemas educativos vigentes en el aquí y ahora del trabajo áulico, bajo un encuadre integral del niño, sin perder los parámetros institucionales que ante la diversidad de alteraciones y conflictivas sociales son difíciles de sostener.

E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.
E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.

E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.

This book explores the creation of integrated supply chains, the developments of virtual business, and the processes of re-engineering for business development.

Econometría aplicada, ed. , v.
Econometría aplicada, ed. , v.

Econometría aplicada, ed. , v.

En las aplicaciones econométricas es muy importante para el alumno el conocimiento del cálculo matricial por lo que el autor incluye un anexo en el que se exponen sus principios y su aplicación en el programa ECOMET que se incluye, asimismo, para realizar estimaciones y contrastes ya que es importante que el alumno se ejercite en la resolución a través de procedimientos clásicos de cálculo matricial a la vez que utiliza los recursos ofrecidos por el programa.

Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.
Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.

Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.

En esta obra, se enfocan las diferencias sexuales entre el hombre y la mujer, los cambios que se producen durante el crecimiento, la actividad sexual de las parejas y la decisión de tener o no tener un bebé. Con imágenes y textos sencillos se hilvana la historia de una persona desde el momento de la fecundación, pasando por la vida intrauterina, hasta el momento del parto y los primeros días del recién nacido.

Evolving Software Systems, ed. , v.
Evolving Software Systems, ed. , v.

Evolving Software Systems, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive and tightly integrated presentation of the most recent findings on hot topics for software-intensive systems. It equally balances technical issues with social and collaborative aspects. The content is complemented by a huge reference list and pointers on related standards, datasets, conferences and other online material.

Experience with Technology, ed. , v.
Experience with Technology, ed. , v.

Experience with Technology, ed. , v.

This book presents well-defined steps towards an empirically derived novel theory of User Experience (UX). It displays a clear spatial relationship between primary and secondary UX constructs through the use of diagrams and includes a novel application of well-proven applied-psychology experimental techniques into the HCI field.

Flywheel, ed. , v.
Flywheel, ed. , v.

Flywheel, ed. , v.

This book offers a comprehensive view of leadership coaching— including tools, coaching dialogues, exercises, and protocols.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.
Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for food allergies.

Gastrointestinal Imaging, ed. , v.
Gastrointestinal Imaging, ed. , v.

Gastrointestinal Imaging, ed. , v.

This book reviews gastrointestinal cases portrayed through CT, MR, fluoroscopic, and ultrasound images. It also covers a wide variety of GI system disorders, including those that affect the solid abdominal organs, intestines, and peritoneal cavity. Each case includes images, with clinical history, findings, differential diagnosis and diagnosis, discussion, relevant questions with answers, key issues for the report, and important information for the clinician.

Gay Rights, ed. , v.
Gay Rights, ed. , v.

Gay Rights, ed. , v.

This title traces the history of the gay rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change.

Herramientas Biotecnologicas en Fitopatologia, ed. , v.
Herramientas Biotecnologicas en Fitopatologia, ed. , v.

Herramientas Biotecnologicas en Fitopatologia, ed. , v.

Este libro presenta los ultimos avances metodologicos derivados de la biotecnología, en su aplicacion al campo de la Fitopatología.

How to Change Minds, ed. , v.
How to Change Minds, ed. , v.

How to Change Minds, ed. , v.

This book lays out a repeatable, predictable process for helping people move past their fear of change and make decisions that will benefit themselves and those they care about.

Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.
Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.

Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.

This book provides a concrete tool for implementing digital age best practices. It includes discussions on how to promote networked collaboration, bolster purposeful inquiry, and anchor student decision-making and learning with technology tools and resources.

Las ideas políticas y sus contextos históricos, ed. , v.
Las ideas políticas y sus contextos históricos, ed. , v.

Las ideas políticas y sus contextos históricos, ed. , v.

El aporte que quiere ofrecer el autor con este nucleo problematico es presentar los orígenes de las principales ideas que forman la actual concepcion de politica, en sus practicas sociales, en las estructuras politicas de nuestros vigentes estados y en las ideas que rigen sus constituciones.

Lead More, Control Less, ed. , v.
Lead More, Control Less, ed. , v.

Lead More, Control Less, ed. , v.

This book describes eight essential skills for establishing a culture that encourages people to take charge of themselves. Using examples and case studies, leaders learn how they can share responsibility, defuse group conflicts, enable everyone to get the big picture, and more.

Leadership for Teacher Learning, ed. , v.
Leadership for Teacher Learning, ed. , v.

Leadership for Teacher Learning, ed. , v.

This text explains how formative assessment, when applied properly, helps to create a structured and rigorous learning environment that increases student achievement.

Leadership for a Fractured World, ed. , v.
Leadership for a Fractured World, ed. , v.

Leadership for a Fractured World, ed. , v.

This book outlines an approach that enables leaders to transcend internal and external boundaries and help people to collaborate, even people over whom they technically have no power.

Manual básico de la poda y formación de los árboles forestales, ed. , v.
Manual básico de la poda y formación de los árboles forestales, ed. , v.

Manual básico de la poda y formación de los árboles forestales, ed. , v.

Este trabajo se pretende exponer aspectos generales de la poda, y una una gran parte del libro se dedica a la poda para producción de madera de calidad, con el intento de ser útil tanto a los investigadores interesados en la temáticade la poda forestal como a los propietarios y a los gestores forestales para la planificación y ejecución de trabajos de poda.

Medio ambiente y sociedad, ed. , v.
Medio ambiente y sociedad, ed. , v.

Medio ambiente y sociedad, ed. , v.

Este libro responde a la necesidad de interpretar socialmente la problemática ecológica a la que se enfrentan quienes se dedican a la gestión, estudio e intervención medioambiental. Para ello se muestra el amplio abanico metodológico e instrumental de la investigación sociológica.

Meningitis, ed. , v.
Meningitis, ed. , v.

Meningitis, ed. , v.

Explores meningitis in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

Mobile Web Browsing Using the Cloud, ed. , v.
Mobile Web Browsing Using the Cloud, ed. , v.

Mobile Web Browsing Using the Cloud, ed. , v.

This brief surveys existing techniques to address the problem of long delays and high power consumption for web browsing on smartphones by exploring the feasibility of deploying the proposed VMP system in 3G networks through a prototype using Xen virtual machines (in cloud) and Android Phones with ATT UMTS network and other solutions such as using cloud, resource management, compression, and adaptation techniques.

Organizational Cognition and Learning, ed. , v.
Organizational Cognition and Learning, ed. , v.

Organizational Cognition and Learning, ed. , v.

Presents a theory of learning based on a model of organizational memory, explaining organizational processes and dynamics through which organizational memory is built and updated. Provides a methodology and tools to elicit and map organizational memory contents, examples of applications, implications for practice, and a research agenda for the development of systems for learning organizations.

Parkinson's Disease, ed. , v.
Parkinson's Disease, ed. , v.

Parkinson's Disease, ed. , v.

Explores Parkinson's disease in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Prevención de los trastornos escolares, ed. , v.
Prevención de los trastornos escolares, ed. , v.

Prevención de los trastornos escolares, ed. , v.

Un libro que trabaja sobre la estimulación del desarrollo general del niño, para optimizar las condiciones en el ingreso al primer año. Una obra en función de detectar precozmente las dificultades y prevenirlas.

Psicología social, ed. , v.
Psicología social, ed. , v.

Psicología social, ed. , v.

La psicologia social ofrece respuestas parciales a cuestiones de gran relevancia como la afiliacion, la agresion, el conflicto o el altruismo. Esta obra recoge el debate conceptual que aporta la disciplina al estudio de la salud. En el examen de la interaccion psicologia social-salud se consideran la identidad, las tendencias, los enfoques, los temas prioritarios, la interrelacion cientifica y su funcionalidad social.

Quimica Agricola, ed. 2, v.
Quimica Agricola, ed. 2, v.

Quimica Agricola, ed. 2, v.

Con esta obra se intenta cubrir una parcela importante de la Química Agrícola: los aspectos fundamentales de la química del suelo y de los elementos químicos esenciales para la planta. En ella se ha procurado reunir todas aquellas materias que razonablemente deben abordarse, debidamente acopladas, y pensando en aquellos a quienes van dirigidas.

Scheduling and Congestion Control for Wireless Internet, ed. , v.
Scheduling and Congestion Control for Wireless Internet, ed. , v.

Scheduling and Congestion Control for Wireless Internet, ed. , v.

This brief proposes that the keys to internet cross-layer optimization are the development of non-standard implicit primal-dual solvers for underlying optimization problems, and design of jointly optimal network protocols as decomposition of such solvers.

Secure Information Management Using Linguistic Threshold Approach, ed. , v.
Secure Information Management Using Linguistic Threshold Approach, ed. , v.

Secure Information Management Using Linguistic Threshold Approach, ed. , v.

Discusses the scientific research conducted to create linguistic threshold schemes and demonstrates how these schemes may be applied in intelligent information management.

Security for Cloud Storage Systems, ed. , v.
Security for Cloud Storage Systems, ed. , v.

Security for Cloud Storage Systems, ed. , v.

Covers Cloud storage and details the importance of cloud computing, offering an efficient and secure dynamic auditing protocol service for data owners to host their data in the cloud.

Sexual Violence and Abuse, ed. , v.
Sexual Violence and Abuse, ed. , v.

Sexual Violence and Abuse, ed. , v.

This work provides a comprehensive understanding of sexual violence and abuse, a pervasive and persistent social problem plaguing millions of women, children, and men across the globe.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of the concepts of cloud computing in practical terms, helping them to understand how to leverage cloud services and provide value to their businesses through moving information to the cloud.

The Basics of IT Audit, ed. , v.
The Basics of IT Audit, ed. , v.

The Basics of IT Audit, ed. , v.

The Basics of IT Audit: Purposes, Processes, and Practical Information provides you with a thorough, yet concise overview of IT auditing. Packed with specific examples, this book gives insight into the auditing process and explains regulations and standards such as the ISO-27000, series program, CoBIT, ITIL, Sarbanes-Oxley, and HIPPA.

The Body-Snatcher, ed. , v.
The Body-Snatcher, ed. , v.

The Body-Snatcher, ed. , v.

In 1815, a young medical student discovers that the corpses he and his peers examine in anatomy class are gotten by suspicious means. Soon, the young man finds himself an accomplice to murder! He helps dispose of the body and is soon helping procure more specimens. This graphic novel adaptation is based upon the works of Robert Louis Stevenson.

The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.
The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.

The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.

Guides the independent mobile app developer on a shoestring budget step-by-step through cost-effective marketing, public relations and sales techniques that have proven successful for professional Android app creators and indie shops.

The Making of Modern Immigration, ed. , v.
The Making of Modern Immigration, ed. , v.

The Making of Modern Immigration, ed. , v.

This book examines key figures, events, and policies over 200 years of U.S. immigration history, illuminating the foundations of the ethnic and socioeconomic makeup of our nation.

The New Rules of Marketing and PR, ed. 4, v.
The New Rules of Marketing and PR, ed. 4, v.

The New Rules of Marketing and PR, ed. 4, v.

This guide includes updated information, examples, and case studies plus an examination of newly popular tools such as Infographics, photo-sharing using Pinterest and Instagram, as well as expanded information on social media such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

The Positive Organization, ed. , v.
The Positive Organization, ed. , v.

The Positive Organization, ed. , v.

This book provides a plethora of exercises, tools, and step-by-step advice leaders can use to transform and revitalize their organizations and achieve breakthrough results.

Trastornos del lenguaje, ed. , v.
Trastornos del lenguaje, ed. , v.

Trastornos del lenguaje, ed. , v.

Este libro intenta dar al docente un panorama acerca de este desarrollo y de los síntomas más comunes cuando se afecta y por otro lado, conocimientos básicos sobre las patologías donde siempre aparecen trastornos del lenguaje y las características del la comunicación de estos niños.

Trustworthy Execution on Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
Trustworthy Execution on Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

Trustworthy Execution on Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This brief considers the various stakeholders in today's mobile device ecosystem, and analyzes why widely-deployed hardware security primitives on mobile device platforms are inaccessible to application developers and end-users. Existing proposals are also evaluated for leveraging such primitives, and proves that they can strengthen the security properties available to applications and users, without reducing the properties currently enjoyed by OEMs and network carriers.

Tópicos selectos en hemostasia y coagulación en el paciente grave, ed. , v.
Tópicos selectos en hemostasia y coagulación en el paciente grave, ed. , v.

Tópicos selectos en hemostasia y coagulación en el paciente grave, ed. , v.

Un profundo conocimiento de los procesos hemostático y coagulación son esenciales en unidades de tratamiento intensivos. El presente trabajo ofrece una serie de temas seleccionados sobre la hemostasia y la coagulación en los pacientes es estado crítico.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.
Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Educar en valores es uno de los objetivos de las nuevas currículas. Un objetivo en el que estamos empeñados, y que asumimos con responsabilidad y compromiso junto a padres y docentes, ya que constituye una necesidad social. Los contenidos de estas unidades se presentan a través de redes conceptuales que, además de anticipar los temas más significativos, sintetizan la unidad y facilitan la comprensión al señalar las relaciones conceptuales existentes.

Violencia en la escuela, ed. , v.
Violencia en la escuela, ed. , v.

Violencia en la escuela, ed. , v.

El objetivo de este libro es acercar un aporte para la comprensión de la producción de las formas violentas de relación en las escuelas, así como brindar herramientas prácticas para el trabajo institucional y afianzar los conceptos sobre los valores morales, el rol de la familia y la escuela.

Web Services Foundations, ed. , v.
Web Services Foundations, ed. , v.

Web Services Foundations, ed. , v.

Covers the state-of-the-art of both theoretical and practical aspects of Web services and Service-Oriented Computer (SOC) research. Among the topics covered are Web service composition, non-functional aspects of Web services, Web service selection and recommendation, and assisted Web service composition.

Ingeniería de Sistemas

Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.
Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.

Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the drivers for introducing big data technology into an organization and for understanding the types of business problems best suited to big data analytics solutions, understanding the value drivers and benefits, strategic planning, developing a pilot, and eventually planning to integrate back into production within the enterprise.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of the concepts of cloud computing in practical terms, helping them to understand how to leverage cloud services and provide value to their businesses through moving information to the cloud.

Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.
Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.

Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.

Teaches readers how to use Arduino, the popular platform for physical computing and electronic art, through a series of 50 projects that progress from beginner to intermediate level. Skills covered include controlling LEDs; displaying text and graphics on LCD displays; making a line-following robot; using digital pressure sensors; reading and writing data to SD cards; and connecting Arduino to the Internet.

Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.
Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.

Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.

This book directly addresses the big data segment which is undergoing explosive growth with a book that comprehensively covers the most important aspects of the segment. It’s based upon hands-on, real life examples that address social media data such as Twitter and Foursquare, and machine data such as web and eCommerce log files.

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.
Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.

Explains and demonstrates the three pillars of MVC--the Model, View and Controller patterns--in action with the aid of a fully worked demo application, demonstrating how they work together in a complementary manner to provide MVC’s powerful results.

The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.
The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.

The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.

Guides the independent mobile app developer on a shoestring budget step-by-step through cost-effective marketing, public relations and sales techniques that have proven successful for professional Android app creators and indie shops.

Trabajo Social

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.
Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Educar en valores es uno de los objetivos de las nuevas currículas. Un objetivo en el que estamos empeñados, y que asumimos con responsabilidad y compromiso junto a padres y docentes, ya que constituye una necesidad social. Los contenidos de estas unidades se presentan a través de redes conceptuales que, además de anticipar los temas más significativos, sintetizan la unidad y facilitan la comprensión al señalar las relaciones conceptuales existentes.

Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.
Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.

Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.

En esta obra, se enfocan las diferencias sexuales entre el hombre y la mujer, los cambios que se producen durante el crecimiento, la actividad sexual de las parejas y la decisión de tener o no tener un bebé. Con imágenes y textos sencillos se hilvana la historia de una persona desde el momento de la fecundación, pasando por la vida intrauterina, hasta el momento del parto y los primeros días del recién nacido.

Arts

Diosas y mortales, ed. , v.
Diosas y mortales, ed. , v.

Diosas y mortales, ed. , v.

Este libro tiene como propósito acercarnos a la vida cotidiana de las mujeres prehispánicas. Al mismo tiempo, quiere ser un homenaje para aquellas que, en cierta medida y a pesar del tiempo transcurrido, aún son portadoras de diversos valores culturales como el arte del tejido, la preparación de alimentos y el conocimiento de la herbolaria y la medicina, entre otros aspectos.

Business

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.
Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.

This book provides original research on all aspects of service science, service management, service engineering, and its supporting technology in order to administer cutting-edge knowledge to encourage the improvement of services.

Big Data, Big Analytics, ed. , v.
Big Data, Big Analytics, ed. , v.

Big Data, Big Analytics, ed. , v.

This book looks at cutting-edge companies supporting a new generation of business analytics to learn more about the trends in big data and how they are impacting the business world.

Building a Team, ed. , v.
Building a Team, ed. , v.

Building a Team, ed. , v.

Provides the skills needed to inspire employees, maximize potential, and achieve positive professional results.

Competitive Intelligence For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Competitive Intelligence For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Competitive Intelligence For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book gets you up to speed on how to locate, collect, and process competitive intelligence and shows you how to carefully analyze competitive intelligence and disseminate it throughout your organization. it also illustrates how competitive intelligence can help you gain market share.

E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.
E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.

E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.

This book explores the creation of integrated supply chains, the developments of virtual business, and the processes of re-engineering for business development.

How to Change Minds, ed. , v.
How to Change Minds, ed. , v.

How to Change Minds, ed. , v.

This book lays out a repeatable, predictable process for helping people move past their fear of change and make decisions that will benefit themselves and those they care about.

Lead More, Control Less, ed. , v.
Lead More, Control Less, ed. , v.

Lead More, Control Less, ed. , v.

This book describes eight essential skills for establishing a culture that encourages people to take charge of themselves. Using examples and case studies, leaders learn how they can share responsibility, defuse group conflicts, enable everyone to get the big picture, and more.

Leadership for a Fractured World, ed. , v.
Leadership for a Fractured World, ed. , v.

Leadership for a Fractured World, ed. , v.

This book outlines an approach that enables leaders to transcend internal and external boundaries and help people to collaborate, even people over whom they technically have no power.

The New Rules of Marketing and PR, ed. 4, v.
The New Rules of Marketing and PR, ed. 4, v.

The New Rules of Marketing and PR, ed. 4, v.

This guide includes updated information, examples, and case studies plus an examination of newly popular tools such as Infographics, photo-sharing using Pinterest and Instagram, as well as expanded information on social media such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

The Positive Organization, ed. , v.
The Positive Organization, ed. , v.

The Positive Organization, ed. , v.

This book provides a plethora of exercises, tools, and step-by-step advice leaders can use to transform and revitalize their organizations and achieve breakthrough results.

Education

Cómo lograr la disciplina en el aula y saber aprovecharla, ed. , v.
Cómo lograr la disciplina en el aula y saber aprovecharla, ed. , v.

Cómo lograr la disciplina en el aula y saber aprovecharla, ed. , v.

La escuela debe enfrentarlas con estrategias adecuadas que promuevan un ambiente positivo y ofrezcan un clima propicio para el logro de los objetivos pedagógicos. Lo importante consiste en repensar los modos de reflexionar sobre la disciplina para diseñar planes preventivos, con objetivos realistas, a fin de discernir cuáles son las mejores herramientas de intervención y, en consecuencia, seleccionar y poner en marcha las acciones pertinentes.

Cómo mejorar el aprendizaje en el aula y poder evaluarlo, ed. , v.
Cómo mejorar el aprendizaje en el aula y poder evaluarlo, ed. , v.

Cómo mejorar el aprendizaje en el aula y poder evaluarlo, ed. , v.

Las autoras plantean que el grupo es un todo complejo cuyo fin queda definido por una tarea en común: aprender en y con el mundo, en forma solidaria y cooperativa. Así, repensar el aprendizaje grupal como construcción del conocimiento implica crear nuevas técnicas grupales cuyos ejes giren alrededor de la tarea, los contenidos, los vínculos y la interacción.

Diversidad en el aula, ed. , v.
Diversidad en el aula, ed. , v.

Diversidad en el aula, ed. , v.

Este libro apunta a la aplicación de los aportes de la psicopedagogía en el aula, a dar respuesta a problemas educativos vigentes en el aquí y ahora del trabajo áulico, bajo un encuadre integral del niño, sin perder los parámetros institucionales que ante la diversidad de alteraciones y conflictivas sociales son difíciles de sostener.

Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.
Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.

Educación sexual para niños y jóvenes de 6 a 14 años, ed. , v.

En esta obra, se enfocan las diferencias sexuales entre el hombre y la mujer, los cambios que se producen durante el crecimiento, la actividad sexual de las parejas y la decisión de tener o no tener un bebé. Con imágenes y textos sencillos se hilvana la historia de una persona desde el momento de la fecundación, pasando por la vida intrauterina, hasta el momento del parto y los primeros días del recién nacido.

Flywheel, ed. , v.
Flywheel, ed. , v.

Flywheel, ed. , v.

This book offers a comprehensive view of leadership coaching— including tools, coaching dialogues, exercises, and protocols.

Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.
Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.

Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.

This book provides a concrete tool for implementing digital age best practices. It includes discussions on how to promote networked collaboration, bolster purposeful inquiry, and anchor student decision-making and learning with technology tools and resources.

Leadership for Teacher Learning, ed. , v.
Leadership for Teacher Learning, ed. , v.

Leadership for Teacher Learning, ed. , v.

This text explains how formative assessment, when applied properly, helps to create a structured and rigorous learning environment that increases student achievement.

Prevención de los trastornos escolares, ed. , v.
Prevención de los trastornos escolares, ed. , v.

Prevención de los trastornos escolares, ed. , v.

Un libro que trabaja sobre la estimulación del desarrollo general del niño, para optimizar las condiciones en el ingreso al primer año. Una obra en función de detectar precozmente las dificultades y prevenirlas.

Trastornos del lenguaje, ed. , v.
Trastornos del lenguaje, ed. , v.

Trastornos del lenguaje, ed. , v.

Este libro intenta dar al docente un panorama acerca de este desarrollo y de los síntomas más comunes cuando se afecta y por otro lado, conocimientos básicos sobre las patologías donde siempre aparecen trastornos del lenguaje y las características del la comunicación de estos niños.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.
Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Educar en valores es uno de los objetivos de las nuevas currículas. Un objetivo en el que estamos empeñados, y que asumimos con responsabilidad y compromiso junto a padres y docentes, ya que constituye una necesidad social. Los contenidos de estas unidades se presentan a través de redes conceptuales que, además de anticipar los temas más significativos, sintetizan la unidad y facilitan la comprensión al señalar las relaciones conceptuales existentes.

Violencia en la escuela, ed. , v.
Violencia en la escuela, ed. , v.

Violencia en la escuela, ed. , v.

El objetivo de este libro es acercar un aporte para la comprensión de la producción de las formas violentas de relación en las escuelas, así como brindar herramientas prácticas para el trabajo institucional y afianzar los conceptos sobre los valores morales, el rol de la familia y la escuela.

Environment

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, ed. , v.
Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, ed. , v.

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, ed. , v.

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.

Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.
Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.

Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.

Presents the biorefining concept, the opportunities for the pulp and paper industry, and describes and discusses emerging biorefinery process options. Also highlights the environmental impact and the complex and ambiguous decision-making challenges that mills will face when considering implementing biorefinery changes.

History

The Making of Modern Immigration, ed. , v.
The Making of Modern Immigration, ed. , v.

The Making of Modern Immigration, ed. , v.

This book examines key figures, events, and policies over 200 years of U.S. immigration history, illuminating the foundations of the ethnic and socioeconomic makeup of our nation.

Literature

The Body-Snatcher, ed. , v.
The Body-Snatcher, ed. , v.

The Body-Snatcher, ed. , v.

In 1815, a young medical student discovers that the corpses he and his peers examine in anatomy class are gotten by suspicious means. Soon, the young man finds himself an accomplice to murder! He helps dispose of the body and is soon helping procure more specimens. This graphic novel adaptation is based upon the works of Robert Louis Stevenson.

Medicine

COPD, ed. , v.
COPD, ed. , v.

COPD, ed. , v.

Explores chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in detail, covering its causes, impact on the patient and caregivers, treatment options, and future outlook.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!, ed. 3, v.
Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!, ed. 3, v.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!, ed. 3, v.

This book is intended to be the ideal reference for those entering or needing a refresher in cardiovascular nursing care. It brings together the broad knowledge nurses need to be confident in cardiovascular care, including cardiovascular anatomy and physiology; assessment; diagnostic testing; hemodynamic monitoring; electrocardiogram performance and interpretation; medications; and synchronized cardioversion.

Contrast Media, ed. 3, v.
Contrast Media, ed. 3, v.

Contrast Media, ed. 3, v.

This edition includes new chapters on topics such as use of contrast media in children and practical aspects of off-label contrast media use. Consideration is given to the different safety issues relating to iodine-based contrast media, gadolinium-based contrast media, microbubbles for ultrasound, and barium sulfate. The text includes chapters on both acute and delayed non-renal adverse reactions and on renal adverse reactions.

Controversies in Obesity, ed. , v.
Controversies in Obesity, ed. , v.

Controversies in Obesity, ed. , v.

This book assesses the controversies surrounding obesity, thus seeking to debunk the myths and highlight and explore the genuine science, whilst demonstrating areas where there is healthy debate.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.
Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for food allergies.

Gastrointestinal Imaging, ed. , v.
Gastrointestinal Imaging, ed. , v.

Gastrointestinal Imaging, ed. , v.

This book reviews gastrointestinal cases portrayed through CT, MR, fluoroscopic, and ultrasound images. It also covers a wide variety of GI system disorders, including those that affect the solid abdominal organs, intestines, and peritoneal cavity. Each case includes images, with clinical history, findings, differential diagnosis and diagnosis, discussion, relevant questions with answers, key issues for the report, and important information for the clinician.

Meningitis, ed. , v.
Meningitis, ed. , v.

Meningitis, ed. , v.

Explores meningitis in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

Parkinson's Disease, ed. , v.
Parkinson's Disease, ed. , v.

Parkinson's Disease, ed. , v.

Explores Parkinson's disease in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Tópicos selectos en hemostasia y coagulación en el paciente grave, ed. , v.
Tópicos selectos en hemostasia y coagulación en el paciente grave, ed. , v.

Tópicos selectos en hemostasia y coagulación en el paciente grave, ed. , v.

Un profundo conocimiento de los procesos hemostático y coagulación son esenciales en unidades de tratamiento intensivos. El presente trabajo ofrece una serie de temas seleccionados sobre la hemostasia y la coagulación en los pacientes es estado crítico.

Science

Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications, ed. , v.
Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications, ed. , v.

Advances in Food Process Engineering Research and Applications, ed. , v.

This book explores food process engineering in a changing world.

Advances in Network Complexity, ed. , v.
Advances in Network Complexity, ed. , v.

Advances in Network Complexity, ed. , v.

The book introduces a number of cutting edge statistical methods which can be used for the analysis of genomic, proteomic and metabolomic data sets.

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.
All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

The book demonstrates how to solve addition and subtraction word problems by using objects or drawings. It will also allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, and identify which reasons and evidence support specific point(s).

Biosensors, ed. , v.
Biosensors, ed. , v.

Biosensors, ed. , v.

This book covers the field of biosensors and includes a description of biochemical recognition elements, such as enzymes, antibodies, aptamers or even whole cells. Various signal transducers such as electrochemical and optical transducers, luminescence devices and advanced techniques such as quartz crystal microbalances and MEMS systems are also covered.

Herramientas Biotecnologicas en Fitopatologia, ed. , v.
Herramientas Biotecnologicas en Fitopatologia, ed. , v.

Herramientas Biotecnologicas en Fitopatologia, ed. , v.

Este libro presenta los ultimos avances metodologicos derivados de la biotecnología, en su aplicacion al campo de la Fitopatología.

Quimica Agricola, ed. 2, v.
Quimica Agricola, ed. 2, v.

Quimica Agricola, ed. 2, v.

Con esta obra se intenta cubrir una parcela importante de la Química Agrícola: los aspectos fundamentales de la química del suelo y de los elementos químicos esenciales para la planta. En ella se ha procurado reunir todas aquellas materias que razonablemente deben abordarse, debidamente acopladas, y pensando en aquellos a quienes van dirigidas.

Technology

A Survey of Core Research in Information Systems, ed. , v.
A Survey of Core Research in Information Systems, ed. , v.

A Survey of Core Research in Information Systems, ed. , v.

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.

Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, ed. , v.
Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, ed. , v.

Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, ed. , v.

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.

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of civil engineering, including massive bridges, the world's tallest skyscraper, and the Panama Canal. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of mechanical engineering, including Mars rovers, robotic surgery systems, and advanced wind turbines. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Android Malware, ed. , v.
Android Malware, ed. , v.

Android Malware, ed. , v.

Presents a systematic view on state-of-the-art mobile malware that targets the popular Android mobile platform. Covering key topics like the Android malware history, malware behavior and classification, as well as, possible defense techniques.

Applied Network Security Monitoring, ed. , v.
Applied Network Security Monitoring, ed. , v.

Applied Network Security Monitoring, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to becoming an Network Security Monitoring (NSM) analyst. It follows the three stages of the NSM cycle: collection, detection, and analysis, and features real-world examples.

Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics, ed. , v.
Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics, ed. , v.

Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics, ed. , v.

A comprehensive volume that examines the relationship between engineering and mathematics, providing insight into the many ways in which both disciplines affect daily life.

Arduino for Teens, ed. , v.
Arduino for Teens, ed. , v.

Arduino for Teens, ed. , v.

This book uses a step-by-step approach to teach young experimenters the fundamentals of using the Arduino microcontroller to interact with the physical world and create fun, rewarding projects.

Atomic Layer Deposition for Semiconductors, ed. , v.
Atomic Layer Deposition for Semiconductors, ed. , v.

Atomic Layer Deposition for Semiconductors, ed. , v.

This book discusses atomic layer deposition (ALD) for modern semiconductor devices, the basic chemistry of ALD, and models of ALD processes. The book also details ALD for both mass produced memories and emerging memories.

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.
Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 4, ed. , v.

Explains and demonstrates the three pillars of MVC--the Model, View and Controller patterns--in action with the aid of a fully worked demo application, demonstrating how they work together in a complementary manner to provide MVC’s powerful results.

Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.
Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.

Beginning Arduino, ed. 2, v.

Teaches readers how to use Arduino, the popular platform for physical computing and electronic art, through a series of 50 projects that progress from beginner to intermediate level. Skills covered include controlling LEDs; displaying text and graphics on LCD displays; making a line-following robot; using digital pressure sensors; reading and writing data to SD cards; and connecting Arduino to the Internet.

Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.
Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.

Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.

Beginning Java with WebSphere provides a step-by-step guide for creating and installing both client- and server-based Java applications using Rapid Application Development v8, WebSphere Application Server 8.0, and Java.

Being Agile, ed. , v.
Being Agile, ed. , v.

Being Agile, ed. , v.

Provides a high-level synopsis of Agile’s values, principles, roles, and methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, Leam, VFQ, and XP. Also demonstrates how to apply the ready, implement, coach, and hone (RICH) deployment model to all phases of a project.

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.
Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management, ed. , v.

This book provides original research on all aspects of service science, service management, service engineering, and its supporting technology in order to administer cutting-edge knowledge to encourage the improvement of services.

Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.
Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.

Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, ed. , v.

This book directly addresses the big data segment which is undergoing explosive growth with a book that comprehensively covers the most important aspects of the segment. It’s based upon hands-on, real life examples that address social media data such as Twitter and Foursquare, and machine data such as web and eCommerce log files.

Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.
Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.

Big Data Analytics, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the drivers for introducing big data technology into an organization and for understanding the types of business problems best suited to big data analytics solutions, understanding the value drivers and benefits, strategic planning, developing a pilot, and eventually planning to integrate back into production within the enterprise.

Big Data Imperatives, ed. , v.
Big Data Imperatives, ed. , v.

Big Data Imperatives, ed. , v.

This book focuses on understanding the technology of big data platforms and their usage for analytics, big data architectures, big data design patterns, and implementation best practices. It aims to bring the big data and analytics realms together with a greater focus on architectures that leverage the scale and power of big data and the ability to integrate and apply analytics principles to data which earlier was not accessible.

Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.
Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.

Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ed. , v.

Presents the biorefining concept, the opportunities for the pulp and paper industry, and describes and discusses emerging biorefinery process options. Also highlights the environmental impact and the complex and ambiguous decision-making challenges that mills will face when considering implementing biorefinery changes.

Brain-Computer Interface Research, ed. , v.
Brain-Computer Interface Research, ed. , v.

Brain-Computer Interface Research, ed. , v.

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are rapidly developing into a mainstream, worldwide research endeavor. This book summarizes ten leading projects from around the world and gives concise, illustrated, and up-to-date descriptions of each project, along with an introduction and concluding chapter by the editors.

Control and Constraint in E-Learning, ed. , v.
Control and Constraint in E-Learning, ed. , v.

Control and Constraint in E-Learning, ed. , v.

Unifies and synthesizes an assortment of theories about learner control, autonomy, self-direction, adult learning for educationalists, e-learning practitioners and e-learning developers; provides a theoretical approach to building computer systems to support adults learning via the Internet, existing e-learning environments and how they should be used, and the process of education in general.

E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.
E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.

E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management, ed. , v.

This book explores the creation of integrated supply chains, the developments of virtual business, and the processes of re-engineering for business development.

Evolving Software Systems, ed. , v.
Evolving Software Systems, ed. , v.

Evolving Software Systems, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive and tightly integrated presentation of the most recent findings on hot topics for software-intensive systems. It equally balances technical issues with social and collaborative aspects. The content is complemented by a huge reference list and pointers on related standards, datasets, conferences and other online material.

Experience with Technology, ed. , v.
Experience with Technology, ed. , v.

Experience with Technology, ed. , v.

This book presents well-defined steps towards an empirically derived novel theory of User Experience (UX). It displays a clear spatial relationship between primary and secondary UX constructs through the use of diagrams and includes a novel application of well-proven applied-psychology experimental techniques into the HCI field.

Manual básico de la poda y formación de los árboles forestales, ed. , v.
Manual básico de la poda y formación de los árboles forestales, ed. , v.

Manual básico de la poda y formación de los árboles forestales, ed. , v.

Este trabajo se pretende exponer aspectos generales de la poda, y una una gran parte del libro se dedica a la poda para producción de madera de calidad, con el intento de ser útil tanto a los investigadores interesados en la temáticade la poda forestal como a los propietarios y a los gestores forestales para la planificación y ejecución de trabajos de poda.

Mobile Web Browsing Using the Cloud, ed. , v.
Mobile Web Browsing Using the Cloud, ed. , v.

Mobile Web Browsing Using the Cloud, ed. , v.

This brief surveys existing techniques to address the problem of long delays and high power consumption for web browsing on smartphones by exploring the feasibility of deploying the proposed VMP system in 3G networks through a prototype using Xen virtual machines (in cloud) and Android Phones with ATT UMTS network and other solutions such as using cloud, resource management, compression, and adaptation techniques.

Organizational Cognition and Learning, ed. , v.
Organizational Cognition and Learning, ed. , v.

Organizational Cognition and Learning, ed. , v.

Presents a theory of learning based on a model of organizational memory, explaining organizational processes and dynamics through which organizational memory is built and updated. Provides a methodology and tools to elicit and map organizational memory contents, examples of applications, implications for practice, and a research agenda for the development of systems for learning organizations.

Scheduling and Congestion Control for Wireless Internet, ed. , v.
Scheduling and Congestion Control for Wireless Internet, ed. , v.

Scheduling and Congestion Control for Wireless Internet, ed. , v.

This brief proposes that the keys to internet cross-layer optimization are the development of non-standard implicit primal-dual solvers for underlying optimization problems, and design of jointly optimal network protocols as decomposition of such solvers.

Secure Information Management Using Linguistic Threshold Approach, ed. , v.
Secure Information Management Using Linguistic Threshold Approach, ed. , v.

Secure Information Management Using Linguistic Threshold Approach, ed. , v.

Discusses the scientific research conducted to create linguistic threshold schemes and demonstrates how these schemes may be applied in intelligent information management.

Security for Cloud Storage Systems, ed. , v.
Security for Cloud Storage Systems, ed. , v.

Security for Cloud Storage Systems, ed. , v.

Covers Cloud storage and details the importance of cloud computing, offering an efficient and secure dynamic auditing protocol service for data owners to host their data in the cloud.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cloud Computing, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of the concepts of cloud computing in practical terms, helping them to understand how to leverage cloud services and provide value to their businesses through moving information to the cloud.

The Basics of IT Audit, ed. , v.
The Basics of IT Audit, ed. , v.

The Basics of IT Audit, ed. , v.

The Basics of IT Audit: Purposes, Processes, and Practical Information provides you with a thorough, yet concise overview of IT auditing. Packed with specific examples, this book gives insight into the auditing process and explains regulations and standards such as the ISO-27000, series program, CoBIT, ITIL, Sarbanes-Oxley, and HIPPA.

The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.
The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.

The Business of Android Apps Development, ed. 2, v.

Guides the independent mobile app developer on a shoestring budget step-by-step through cost-effective marketing, public relations and sales techniques that have proven successful for professional Android app creators and indie shops.

Trustworthy Execution on Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
Trustworthy Execution on Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

Trustworthy Execution on Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This brief considers the various stakeholders in today's mobile device ecosystem, and analyzes why widely-deployed hardware security primitives on mobile device platforms are inaccessible to application developers and end-users. Existing proposals are also evaluated for leveraging such primitives, and proves that they can strengthen the security properties available to applications and users, without reducing the properties currently enjoyed by OEMs and network carriers.

Web Services Foundations, ed. , v.
Web Services Foundations, ed. , v.

Web Services Foundations, ed. , v.

Covers the state-of-the-art of both theoretical and practical aspects of Web services and Service-Oriented Computer (SOC) research. Among the topics covered are Web service composition, non-functional aspects of Web services, Web service selection and recommendation, and assisted Web service composition.

Social Science

Econometría aplicada, ed. , v.
Econometría aplicada, ed. , v.

Econometría aplicada, ed. , v.

En las aplicaciones econométricas es muy importante para el alumno el conocimiento del cálculo matricial por lo que el autor incluye un anexo en el que se exponen sus principios y su aplicación en el programa ECOMET que se incluye, asimismo, para realizar estimaciones y contrastes ya que es importante que el alumno se ejercite en la resolución a través de procedimientos clásicos de cálculo matricial a la vez que utiliza los recursos ofrecidos por el programa.

Gay Rights, ed. , v.
Gay Rights, ed. , v.

Gay Rights, ed. , v.

This title traces the history of the gay rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change.

Las ideas políticas y sus contextos históricos, ed. , v.
Las ideas políticas y sus contextos históricos, ed. , v.

Las ideas políticas y sus contextos históricos, ed. , v.

El aporte que quiere ofrecer el autor con este nucleo problematico es presentar los orígenes de las principales ideas que forman la actual concepcion de politica, en sus practicas sociales, en las estructuras politicas de nuestros vigentes estados y en las ideas que rigen sus constituciones.

Medio ambiente y sociedad, ed. , v.
Medio ambiente y sociedad, ed. , v.

Medio ambiente y sociedad, ed. , v.

Este libro responde a la necesidad de interpretar socialmente la problemática ecológica a la que se enfrentan quienes se dedican a la gestión, estudio e intervención medioambiental. Para ello se muestra el amplio abanico metodológico e instrumental de la investigación sociológica.

Psicología social, ed. , v.
Psicología social, ed. , v.

Psicología social, ed. , v.

La psicologia social ofrece respuestas parciales a cuestiones de gran relevancia como la afiliacion, la agresion, el conflicto o el altruismo. Esta obra recoge el debate conceptual que aporta la disciplina al estudio de la salud. En el examen de la interaccion psicologia social-salud se consideran la identidad, las tendencias, los enfoques, los temas prioritarios, la interrelacion cientifica y su funcionalidad social.

Sexual Violence and Abuse, ed. , v.
Sexual Violence and Abuse, ed. , v.

Sexual Violence and Abuse, ed. , v.

This work provides a comprehensive understanding of sexual violence and abuse, a pervasive and persistent social problem plaguing millions of women, children, and men across the globe.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.
Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Valores y actitudes, ed. , v.

Educar en valores es uno de los objetivos de las nuevas currículas. Un objetivo en el que estamos empeñados, y que asumimos con responsabilidad y compromiso junto a padres y docentes, ya que constituye una necesidad social. Los contenidos de estas unidades se presentan a través de redes conceptuales que, además de anticipar los temas más significativos, sintetizan la unidad y facilitan la comprensión al señalar las relaciones conceptuales existentes.