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The Art of Software Testing Myers, G: Art of Software Testing
GLENFORD J. MYERS is a technology executive and a former senior staff member of IBM's Systems Research Institute, as well as the founder and former CEO of RadiSys Corporation. TOM BADGETT has managed software development teams for large national corporations, has published more than sixty books in the computer hardware and software field, and served as technical editor for PCjr, Digital News, and other national computer magazines. COREY SANDLER is one of the pioneers of computer journalism. He covered technology for Gannett Newspapers and the Associated Press and went on to become the first executive editor of PC Magazine. He also was the founding editor of Digital News, the newspaperfor DEC minicomputers. He has written more than 150 books on computers, business, and other topics.
Ukulele Chord Dictionary
Over 900 chord fingerings for all 12 keys! Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. Take these books anywhere you want to go. With 900 chord fingerings for all 12 keys, Ukulele Chord Dictionary is the most useful compact ukulele chord dictionary available.Features:* Easy-to-follow reference guide for all ukulele players* The most practical and essential fingerings* An easy-to-understand introduction to basic chord theory* Section on building and using moveable chords* 20 different chord types in all 12 keys* Compact size fits inside your ukulele case
The Bible Zimmer, H: Bible
Experience the epic score from the immensely popular History Channel miniseries, The Bible. Composers Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe have crafted mighty musical interpretations of the most famous moments from this program. Pianists can now play accurate and thorough transcriptions of this powerful music. Titles: Creation Choral * Faith * Hope * In the Beginning * Journey * The Nativity * Rise Up in Faith * Roma's Lament * Zedekiah's Sons.
The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films
Howard Shore's Academy Award-winning score for The Lord of the Rings has been hailed as some of the greatest film music ever written. Sweeping in scope, it is an interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth as music---an operatic tapestry of cultures, histories, languages, and peoples. The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films takes the reader on an unprecedented journey into the heart of this history-making opus with extensive music examples, original manuscript scores, a rarities CD, and fascinating glimpses into the creative process from the composer himself. Also included are a foreword by Howard Shore, an introduction by Fran Walsh, and sketches by John Howe and Alan Lee.
Der Autor: Jörg Bernig wurde 1964 geboren. 1996 promovierte er an der Freien Universität Berlin mit einer Arbeit zu deutschsprachigen Stalingradromanen. Er ist gegenwärtig freier Mitarbeiter am Goethe-Institut.
Suicide and Culture
Why understanding the role of culture can help prevent suicide The increasing domination of biological approaches in suicide research and prevention, at the expense of social and cultural understanding, is severely harming our ability to stop people dying - so run the clearly set out arguments and evidence in this lucid book by leading social scientists and suicide researchers. In the first part of this book, instead of simply comparing suicide in different countries, the authors review and examine the fundamental issues of why culture is of vital importance in understanding and preventing suicidal behavior, what the "cultural meaning" of suicide is, and where current research and theory are leading us. The second part of the book then presents (and, importantly, also critiques) exemplary recent research, including a quantitative and qualitative study on the meaning of suicide in Australia, India, and Italy, which is reported in detail, as well as other studies on correlates of suicidal behavior in Kuwait and the US, on a culturally specific form of suicide (sati), and on the role of cultural conflict in South Korea. In the concluding section, the editors highlight both the necessity and the challenges of conducting good culturally sensitive studies, as well as suggesting solutions to these challenges. This volume is thus essential reading for anyone involved in suicide research and prevention.
Improvising String Quartets
Noch nie improvisiert? Nie war es leichter, improvisieren zu lernen. Man muss einfach nur dem Weg von Improvising String Quartets folgen, um sich auf verständliche, intuitive und experimentelle Art Unterrichtsmethoden für Schul-, Suzuki- oder Hochschulkurse zum Thema improvisierte Kammermusik, Formeln für improvisierte Quartette, Improvisationskenntnisse auf Grundlage der etablierten Reihe Creative Ability Development sowie einfache und komplexe Musiktheoriekenntnisse und Weise anzueignen. Improvising String Quartets bietet Profi- und Amateurmusikern in einer einzigen Session alles – von einfachen musikalischen Spielen bis zum fertigen Quartett.37c
Scriptural Perspicuity in the Early English Reformation in Historical Theology Edwards, R: Scriptural Perspicuity in the Early English Refo
The Author: Richard M. Edwards teaches philosophy and religious studies for the University of Wisconsin colleges, undergraduate and graduate business ethics for Milwaukee School of Engineering, and medical and business ethics for Marian College of Fond du Lac. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Encyclopedia of Arab-Israeli Wars, authoring 10 percent of the four volumes. He has written over 250 articles and reviews and made more than 150 presentations in the United States and overseas. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wales (United Kingdom) and an M.Div. from Columbia Biblical Seminary (South Carolina).
Rorschachiana. Yearbook of the International Rorschach Society 35 Rorschachiana. Yearbook 35
Thought-provoking contributions from the world of the Rorschach - including a special section on the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) and other storytelling projective methods such as the Fairy Tale Test and TEMAS This latest volume of Rorschachiana illustrates the diversity of ideas and applications that projective methods offer. The general section includes a blend of innovative research on topics such as use of the Rorschach and other projective methods to look at creativity, body image, and differences between learning disabled and non-disabled children. A special section is dedicated to the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) and related storytelling projective methods, including the Fairy Tale Test, Tell-Me-A-Story, the Music Apperception Test, and their applications. Rorschachiana is the official publication of the International Society for the Rorschach and Projective Methods, now with more than 3,000 members throughout the world, which for over half a century has played an important role in supporting the use of the instrument, as well as helping to develop extensive empirical research on its effectiveness in specific clinical situations. Rorschachiana is also available as a journal (ISSN 1192-5604). The journal subscription includes 2 online issues per year, online access to available back issues, and the book as an annual print compendium
A Literary Reading of John 5 Lozada, J: Literary Reading of John 5
The Author: Francisco Lozada, Jr. is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a Ph.D. in New Testament studies from Vanderbilt University.
Cyclodextrins in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Biomedicine
Erem Bilensoy, PhD, is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at Hacettepe University in Turkey. Dr. Bilensoy has published more than forty articles in international peer-reviewed journals as well as six book chapters on cyclodextrins.
Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement
Considered one of the founding fathers of biomechanics as we know it today, DAVID A. WINTER, PHD, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. His many distinctions include Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Canadian Society for Biomechanics. He was the first recipient of the Career Investigators Award by the Canadian Society of Biomechanics, the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, and the Muybridge Medal by the International Society of Biomechanics. In addition to this text, he is author of three other texts on the biomechanics and electromyography of normal and pathological gait, balance during standing and walking, and signal processing in the movement sciences.
Statistics for Experimenters
GEORGE E.P. BOX, PhD, is Ronald Aylmer Fisher Professor Emeritus of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of the Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Medal of the American Statistical Association, the Shewhart Medal of the American Society for Quality, and the Guy Medal in Silver of the Royal Statistical Society. J. STUART HUNTER, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Princeton University. Dr. Hunter has served as consultant to many industries and government agencies. He has been a staff member of the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on National Statistics, and statistician in residence at the University of Wisconsin, and is the founding editor of Technometrics. The late WILLIAM G. HUNTER, PhD, was Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Critical Prison Design
Roger Paez is principal of [AiB], a ten-year-old firm based in Barcelona with parallel operations in Los Angeles and Miami. Over the years they have succeeded both professionally and academically in the practice of Advanced Architectural Design. In ten years they have developed over 250 projects and proposals, mostly for public clients. Their extensive professional experience ranges from public facilities, to housing, town planning and landscape. [AiB] is a platform devoted to contemporary architectural practice with a critical edge. It provides professional services in Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Design. [AiB] specializes in Design and Coordination; carrying out the whole array of architectural work from conceptualization to construction; and its members actively pursue Cultural and Academic endeavors.
Wallpaper* City Guide Lima
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Dancing on the Keys, Book 3
Lehrer und Schüler, die Catherine Rollins Duettreihe Dances for Two lieben, werden auch das dritte Buch ihrer Soloreihe über Tanzrhythmen mögen. Book 3 enthält die Titel: Argentina! * Can You Can-Can? * Danza Cubana * Evenings in Vienna * Temptation Tango.
Mindfulness and Character Strengths
Looking for the latest research and practices on character strengths and mindfulness? Curious about how character strengths can supercharge your mindfulness practice? Or how mindfulness can help you deploy your best qualities? Look no further - the answers are in this book! At the core of this hands-on resource for psychologists and other practitioners, including educators, coaches, and consultants, is Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP), the first structured program to combine mindfulness with the character strengths laid out in the VIA Institute's classification developed by Drs. Martin E. P. Seligman and Christopher Peterson. This 8-session program systematically boosts awareness and application of character strengths, helping people flourish and lead more fulfilling lives. The author's vast experience working with both mindfulness and character strengths is revealed in his sensitive and clear presentation of the conceptual, practical, and scientific elements of this unique combined approach. It is not only those who are new to mindfulness or to character strengths who will appreciate the detailed primers on these topics in the first section of the book. And the deep discussions about the integration of mindfulness and character strengths in the second section will benefit not just intermediate and advanced practitioners. The third section then leads readers step-by-step through each of the 8 MBSP sessions, including details of session structure and content, suggested homework, 30 practical handouts, as well as inspiring quotes and stories and useful practitioner tips. An additional chapter discusses the adaption of MBSP to different settings and populations (e.g., business, education, individuals, couples). The mindfulness and character strengths meditations on the accompanying CD support growth and development. This highly accessible book, while primarily conceived for psychologists, educators, coaches, and consultants, is suitable for anyone who is interested in living a flourishing life.
Excel for Chemists
E. Joseph Billo retired in 2006 as Associate Professor of Chemistry at Boston College and is the author of Excel for Chemists: A Comprehensive Guide, Second Edition. He has presented the two-day short courses "Advanced Excel for Scientists and Engineers" and "Excel Visual Basic Macros for Scientists and Engineers" to over 2,000 scientists at corporate clients in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Economics For Dummies
Peter Antonioni is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Management, Science and Innovation at University College London. He has worked in both the academic and private sectors as an economist. Sean Masaki Flynn, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Economics.
Basix Gitarren Methode
Basix - Auf schnellem und einfachem Weg zum Erfolg! Lernen Sie das Instrument Ihrer Wahl mit dieser bewährten Methode anhand von Beispielen aus Rock, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Country & Klassik.
Understanding and preventing destructive leadership and the far-reaching consequences it can have on individuals and organizations. Destructive leadership can take various forms, such as abusive supervision, petty tyranny, and negative or aversive leadership, all of which negatively impact both followers and the organizations themselves. The expert contributions in this volume focus on understanding and preventing destructive leadership and the far-reaching consequences it can have on individuals and organizations. Destructive forms of leadership emerge in an interaction between situations, leaders, and followers. Critical aspects of this interaction examined here include the ways in which attempts at charismatic leadership can lead to the perception of abusive leadership, or even to abusive leadership behavior, narcissism as an antecedent of abusive leadership, how leaders and followers interact in coping with negative leadership (different coping strategies and their consequences), the impacts of constructive and destructive leadership behavior on subordinates' job satisfaction, and the role of leaders in learning from workplace mistakes.
The Mobile Spectacle Godt, C: Mobile Spectacle
The Author: Clareece G. Godt received her Ph.D. in Italian literature from The Johns Hopkins University after an earlier career in the sciences. She has published articles on Italo Svevo and Alessandro Manzoni, and since 1981, she has taught at the University of Pittsburgh.
Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy
Andrew Bowie is Professor of Philosophy and German at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Characterization of Materials. 3 Volume Set Kaufmann, E: Characterization of Materials/3 vol.
A thoroughly updated and expanded new edition, this work features a logical, detailed, and self-contained coverage of the latest materials characterization techniques. Reflecting the enormous progress in the field since the last edition, this book details a variety of new powerful and accessible tools, improvements in methods arising from new instrumentation and approaches to sample preparation, and characterization techniques for new types of materials, such as nanomaterials. Researchers in materials science and related fields will be able to identify and apply the most appropriate method in their work.
Wallpaper* City Guide Melbourne 2014
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Wallpaper* City Guide Atlanta
Le Wallpaper City Guides sono il risultato di una nuova concezione nel settore delle guide di viaggio, pubblicate congiuntamente dalla casa editrice Phaidon e dalla rivista Wallpaper. Accattivanti, complete ed economiche le guide offrono una descrizione delle pi
Ender's Game and Philosophy
Kevin S. Decker is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Letters, and Education at Eastern Washington University, USA. He specializes in researching American pragmatism, Continental philosophy, ethics, philosophy in popular culture, and social theory. Professor Decker has co-edited a string of books on the links between philosophy and popular culture, including Star Wars and Philosophy (2005, with Jason T. Eberl), Star Trek and Philosophy (2008, also with Jason T. Eberl), and, with Richard Brown, Terminator and Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell 2009). William Irwin is Professor of Philosophy at King's College. He originated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titles including Superman and Philosophy, Black Sabbath and Philosophy, and Spider-Man and Philosophy.
Wallpaper* City Guide Jakarta
Wallpaper* City Guides present a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design conscious traveller. Here is a precise, informative, insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Whether you are staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for business or a vacation, we've done the hard work for you, from finding the best restaurants, bars and hotels (including which rooms to request) to the most extraordinary stores and sites, and the most enticing architecture and design. Wallpaper* City Guides enable you to come away from your trip, however brief, with a real taste of the city's landscape and the satisfaction you've seen all that you should. In short, these guides act as a passport to the best the world has to offer.
The German-Americans and World War II Holian, T: German-Americans and World War II
The Author: Timothy J. Holian received his doctoral degree in German from the University of Cincinnati in June 1995. Born and raised in Cincinnati, much of his scholarship focuses on the German-American presence in the Ohio Valley. A previous article,
Teaching Music Across History
An outstanding resource for educators, Teaching Music Across History will help your students understand the ways that music and the arts reflect our culture and how historical events have shaped our civilization and customs. Reproducible student pages are included, making lessons a snap to prepare, keeping students actively engaged, and allowing for easy assessment. The accompanying CD contains listening examples of works by great Classical composers to support and reinforce the lessons. By increasing critical and higher level thinking skills with winning, creative, ready-to-teach methods, Teaching Music Across History will help your students meet item 9 of the National Standards for Music Education* (“Understanding music in relation to history and culture”). This excellent curriculum will encourage your students to incorporate a deeper understanding of history and heritage, and allow you to effortlessly integrate historical information within music instruction. Teaching Music Across History is not only necessary, but FUN!
Updated and expanded edition of the popular primer, including over 100additional images and a new chapter. Teaches students and professionals how to solve the recurring problems faced indesign, branding and communication. Themes include: avoiding repetition, standing out in the market place, reinventinga tired brand and communicating essential facts. Case studies and examples illustrate the working methods of internationallyrenowned designers and agencies such as Chermayeff and Geismar, Saatchi andSaatchi, BMP, Minale Tattersfield, Derek Birdsall, Niklaus Troxler, Bob Gill, WieslawWalkuski, Makoto Saito, Paul Fishlock and Pentagram
English Counter Russian
The Author: Munir Sendich is Professor of Russian Literature at Michigan State University and, since 1974, editor of the Russian Language Journal. He holds degrees from University of Sarajevo, University of Heidelberg, and New York University (M.A. and Ph.D. in Russian Literature). Professor Sendich is author/editor of eleven books; editor of sixty-one volumes of the Russian Language Journal; and author of many essays on Russian literature and bibliographic compilations. Among his latest books are Boris Pasternak: A Reference Guide; Studies in Slavic Literatures and Culture (edited): and New Russian Diaspora (co-edited).
Asymptote, an award-winning New York City -- based architectural firm, expands the boundaries of traditional architectural practice with work that ranges from buildings and urban design to computer-generated environments. Recognized internationally as both leading-edge architects and virtual-reality artists as well as sought-after critics and teachers, Asymptote partners Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid have emphasized research into cultural trends and technological influences as the core of their practice. The firm has completed or is overseeing projects around the world, with commissions as diverse as a trading floor for the New York Stock Exchange; a multimedia research park in Kyoto, Japan; a modular furniture system for the Knoll furniture company; a music theater in Graz, Austria; and a new center for art and technology for the Guggenheim Museum in SoHo, New York. Designed and written by the partners, Asymptote is the first book to fully document their "real world" (as opposed to virtual) projects.In mathematical terms, the word "asymptote" is defined as a line that a given curve gets closer and closer to, but never touches, as it gets further from the origin towards infinity. In architectural terms, Asymptote is the Manhattan-based architectural design and research practice established by Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid in 1989.Rashid and Couture's work is intriguing because it draws inspiration from a wide range of sources not traditionally associated with architecture -- among them the design of airline interiors, sporting equipment, and organic systems like seashells and honeycombs; and various means of communicating and disseminating information. Their projects areconcerned as much with light, speed, and traversing virtual boundaries as with "real-world" geometries and building systems. Hani Rashid is one of the founding instructors in the "paperless studio" curriculum at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, a progra
Requalifying the Built Environment
In recent decades significant financial and professional resources have been invested in urban regeneration, housing renovation, and the revitalization of old neighborhoods, with considerable impacts on the social, physical, and economic structure of cities and their inhabitants. The first objective of this volume is to present the key issues related to these changes, which were discussed at an international symposium of experts organized by the International Association for People-Environment Studies and CSBE Network in Istanbul. The second objective is to show how concepts and methods in the field of people-environment studies can be successfully applied to study complex questions related to the revitalization of the built environment, both at the small scale of specific buildings and at the larger scale of neighborhoods. The contributions in this volume are centered around the following main themes: . Key issues concerning heritage and cultural identity . The institutional, economic, and political contexts of revitalization . Implementation and how to address the key challenges This volume will be useful to researchers, graduate students, teachers, and professional practitioners in housing design and construction, the maintenance and upgrading of existing buildings and urban areas, conservation management, and the broad field of housing studies. The book is pertinent to people trained in environmental psychology, social policy studies, architecture, urban design, urban sociology, human geography, and building and landscape conservation.
Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1, mit CD + DVD Gunod, N: Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar 1/+CD, DVD
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingerings that are expected in the Alfred's Basic series. The CD includes performances of all the music in the book with authentic-sounding backing tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students. *Music & Sound Retailer Award-Winner.
The Indian Renouncer and Postmodern Poison
The Author: Carl Olson is Professor of Religious Studies and Chair of the Department of Religion at Allegheny College, where he has also held the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair. In addition to numerous articles in professional journals, he has published the following works: The Mysterious Play of Kali: An Interpretive Study of Ramakrishna; The Theology and Philosophy of Eliade: A Search for the Centre; and The Book of the Goddess Past and Present: An Introduction to Her Religion.
The Author: Florence Dee Boodakian, poet and scholar, is currently Visiting Professor in the Semester at Sea Program of the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Ph.D. in Modern British Literature from New York University. In addition to academic publications, she has published her poetry and was an Invitee to the Fall 1998 Poetry in Britain seminar. She is in the process of completing a long poem about the twentieth century.
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Meta-Analysis - A Comparison of Approaches Schulze, R: Meta-Analysis
In many scientific fields, meta-analysis has become the standard method for summarizing research findings. The number of published applications of the method has been steadily growing in the last 25 years and the statistical procedures of meta-analysis continue to become more and more advanced. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the statistical procedures for meta-analysis with correlations as an effect size
Big Five Assessment
This text provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the wide range of psychometric tests and inventories available for assessing personality, as described by the Big Five model and related concepts. The book includes chapters on all major instruments, such as the FFPI, BFQ, NEO-PI-R, HPI, BFI/BPP, HIPIC, ZKPQ, IPIP, FFPQ, TPQue, IAS-R-B5, IBFM/SACBIF, PPRF, SIFFM, TINSIT, 6FPQ, ACL, 16PF, and PSY-5. Each chapter is written either by the test authors themselves, or by other renowned experts, and the book thus provides the best possible guidance on the distinctive features, use, analysis, interpretation and limitations of Big Five and related instruments.
Corporate Social Responsibility
PHILIP KOTLER is the S. C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. One of the world's top authorities on marketing, he is also the author of thirty-five books, including Marketing Insights from A to Z, also from Wiley. NANCY LEE, MBA, is President of Social Marketing Services, Inc., and a marketing professional with more than twenty years of experience. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Washington and Seattle University where she teaches marketing.
Employer Brand Management
Simon Barrow and Richard Mosley are colleagues in the London based management consultancy People in Business, whose work with senior managers to improve their organisation's performance is driven by the thinking in this book. Simon Barrow was a brand manager at Best Foods (now Unilever) and Colgate-Palmolive before becoming CEO of an advertising agency within the Charles Barker Group, where his growing involvement with HR sparked his creation of the Employer Brand concept and subsequent research with London Business School. Richard Mosley has been involved in brand strategy development and implementation for nearly twenty years, including eight years with WPP's marketing consultancy Added Value where he led the internal marketing practice. Both authors share a belief in the need for marketing and HR to work together more effectively, especially in businesses which rely on people to deliver the customer brand experience. People in Business's recent clients include BP, British Airways, Hiscox, John Lewis, Man Investments and Unilever.
ICD-10 /DSM-IV Crosswalks
The clearly laid-out tables in this book allow quick comparisons to be made between the two major classifications of mental disorders, DSM-IV (including the latest TR version) and ICD-10. The cross-walks (in both directions) detail all the significant differences between the two systems, thus helping both clinicians and researchers avoid having to resort to complicated and time-consuming comparisons between the two manuals.
Volatility and Correlation
Riccardo Rebonato is Head of Group Market Risk for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, and Head of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Quantitative Research Centre. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University for the Mathematical Finance Diploma and MSc. He holds Doctorates in Nuclear Engineering and Science of Materials/Solid State Physics. He sits on the Board of Directors of ISDA and on the Board of Trustees of GARP. Prior to joining the Royal Bank of Scotland, he was Head of Complex Derivatives Trading Europe and Head of Derivatives Research at Barclays Capital (BZW), where he worked for nine years. Before that he was a Research Fellow in Physics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK. He is the author of three books, Modern Pricing of Interest-Rate Derivatives, Volatility and Correlation in Option Pricing and Interest-Rate Option Models. He has published several papers on finance in academic journals, and is on the editorial board of several journals. He is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.
Handbook of Biomedical Image Analysis 2 Hdb of Biomedical Image Analysis 2
Jasjit Suri, Ph.D. has spent the last 20 years in the field of computer and electrical engineering, and more than a decade in imaging sciences. Dr. Suri has a masters in computer sciences from the University of Illinois, a doctorate from the University of Washington, Seattle, and will soon receive his EMBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Suri has published over 100 technical publications in medical imaging, is a senior member of IEEE, member of the engineering honor societies Eta-Kappa-Nu and Tau-Beta-Phi, and a recipient of the President's Gold Medal in 1980. Prof. Swamy Laxminarayan, D.Sci. championed the field of Biomedical Engineering for over 30 years having held a variety of senior positions within the industry. He is an internationally recognized scientist, engineer, and educator with over 200 technical publications in biomedical information technology, computation biology, signal and image processing, biotechnology, and physiological system modeling. Prof. Laxminarayan is a fellow of AIMBE and a recipient of IEEE 3rd Millennium Medal.
Personality Assessment. Methods and Practices
This highly regarded book, now in its third, fully revised edition, is a survey of concepts, methods, procedures, and materials concerning the assessment of personality. It emphasizes the means and methods of assessment, but theories, research, and issues concerning human personality that have influenced psychological assessment are also considered. It is designed primarily for use in a one-semester course on personality assessment at the upper undergraduate or beginning graduate level. In addition to being a textbook, this volume is a useful source book, providing coverage of a wide range of instruments and procedures, a comprehensive glossary, an appendix of test publishers and addresses, an extensive bibliography, and complete indexes of authors, subjects, and tests. These features add to the book's value as a reference source for professional psychologists and researchers in the behavioral sciences. Each of the 13 chapters of the book ends with a summary, a set of exercises and activities, and a list of suggested readings for further study of the topic.
Professional Java Interfaces with SWT/JFace
Jack Li Guojie is an independent Java developer who has been building various types of Java applications since 1998. His areas of interest and experience include artificial intelligence, user interfacing, Web applications, and enterprise system architecture. He has contributed articles to many leading software journals.
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
This ground-breaking text is the first to provide a detailed overview of Investigative Psychology, from the earliest work through to recent studies, including descriptions of previously unpublished internal reports. Crucially it provides a framework for students to explore this exciting terrain, combining Narrative Theory and an Action Systems framework. It includes empirically tested models for Offender Profiling and guidance for investigations, as well as an agenda for research in Investigative Psychology. Investigative Psychology features: * The full range of crimes from fraud to terrorism, including burglary, serial killing, arson, rape, and organised crime * Important methodologies including multi-dimensional scaling and the Radex approach as well as Social Network Analysis * Geographical Offender Profiling, supported by detailed analysis of the underlying psychological processes that make this such a valuable investigative decision support tool * The full range of investigative activities, including effective information collection, detecting deception and the development of decision support systems. In effect, this text introduces an exciting new paradigm for a wide range of psychological contributions to all forms of investigation within and outside of law enforcement. Each chapter has actual cases and quotations from offenders and ends with questions for discussion and research, making this a valuable text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Applied and Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Socio-Legal Studies and related disciplines.
Die Geschichte der Kunst Gombrich, E: Geschichte d. Kunst
Sir Ernst Gombrich gilt als einer der größten und unkonventionellsten Kunsthistoriker seiner Zeit, der in zwei unterschiedlichen Lebensbereichen zu Ruhm und Auszeichnung gelangte: als Gelehrter, der die Kunst dem Menschen nahe brachte, und als Pionier, der die Wahrnehmung aus dem Bereich der Psychologie auf die Betrachtung der Kunst übertrug. Sein bekanntestes Buch, Die Geschichte der Kunst, wurde zum ersten Mal vor 60 Jahren veröffentlicht und erscheint nun in der 16. Ausgabe. Es ist eines der einflussreichsten Bücher über Kunst, das je geschrieben wurde.
The Art & Ideas series offers introductory books on all aspects of the history of art. Written by an outstanding expert in the field, this volume explores the life and times of Hieronymus Bosch, one of the major artists of the Northern Renaissance. 200 illustrations, 180 in full color.
Suicide and Euthanasia in Older Adults
Suicide among older people is a significant problem, but one that has tended to be neglected in recent years. And in an age where populations and cultures are becoming increasingly mixed due to migration and globalization, it is vital that lessons concerning suicide and euthanasia be learned from different countries. This book provides help by bringing together a unique range of perspectives on aging, suicide, and euthanasia from different cultures and countries around the world. In addition to analytical overviews of the relationship between socio-economic or psychological factors and suicidal behavior, differences between younger and older suicides, family factors, and physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, contributions by leading authorities from 10 different regions each contain a description of suicide in old age, as well as discussions of views concerning the role of the elderly in that culture and the issue of euthanasia/assisted suicide, especially in the terminally ill. This book is of interest not just for suicidologists but also for psychiatrists, psychologists, sociologists, ethicists, thanatologists, geriatricians, psychogeriatricians and psychogerontologists. A remarkable book, dealing with vital but often neglected topics: . Suicide in the elderly . Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide . Cultural aspects
The Shellcoder's Handbook Anley, C: Shellcoder's Handbook
Chris Anley is a founder and director of NGSSoftware, a security software, consultancy, and research company based in London, England. He is actively involved in vulnerability research and has discovered security flaws in a wide variety of platforms including Microsoft Windows, Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase ASE, MySQL, and PGP. John Heasman is the Director of Research at NGSSoftware. He is a prolific security researcher and has published many security advisories in enterprise level software. He has a particular interest in rootkits and has authored papers on malware persistence via device firmware and the BIOS. He is also a co-author of The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers (Wiley 2005). Felix "FX" Linder leads SABRE Labs GmbH, a Berlin-based professional consulting company specializing in security analysis, system design creation, and verification work. Felix looks back at 18 years of programming and over a decade of computer security consulting for enterprise, carrier, and software vendor clients. This experience allows him to rapidly dive into complex systems and evaluate them from a security and robustness point of view, even in atypical scenarios and on arcane platforms. In his spare time, FX works with his friends from the Phenoelit hacking group on different topics, which have included Cisco IOS, SAP, HP printers, and RIM BlackBerry in the past. Gerardo Richarte has been doing reverse engineering and exploit development for more than 15 years non-stop. In the past 10 years he helped build the technical arm of Core Security Technologies, where he works today. His current duties include developing exploits for Core IMPACT, researching new exploitation techniques and other low-level subjects, helping other exploit writers when things get hairy, and teaching internal and external classes on assembly and exploit writing. As result of his research and as a humble thank you to the community, he has published some technical papers and open source projects, presented in a few conferences, and released part of his training material. He really enjoys solving tough problems and reverse engineering any piece of code that falls in his reach just for the fun of doing it.
The Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Donald, P: Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer
Thieme Publishers New York im Thieme Verlag 2010
Improving Memory and Study Skills Herrmann, D: Improving Memory
This text is designed to serve as a primary text for teaching the science of studying to university and other students. Divided into five main sections, 13 chapters deal with: (1) Fundamentals, including scientific findings concerning learning and studying, and the physiological and psychological basis of memory; (2) Physical and emotional state when studying/taking exams; (3) How best to store and remember information; (4) Using the environment and things around us to help; (5) Integrating the above. Improving Memory and Study Skills is based on the latest research, including that of the authors, on how students study, learn, and remember. The authors collectively have over 100 years of experience in teaching and research about how students can learn more efficiently. This text presents both the rationale and the methods that have led to a new and successful multimodal approach to developing memory and study skills. Not only is the book full of practical recommendations for both teaching and learning these skills. In addition, the scientific reasons for the suggested procedures are clearly laid out, and the explanations in turn are grounded in practical examples. Each of the 13 chapters is rounded off by a concise summary of the most salient points, and the book itself is completed by a comprehensive glossary, and full author and subject indexes.
A high proportion of couples in western industrialized countries are unable to have children, and in many cases these couples need psychosocial support. This book describes a range of counseling and therapy approaches that can be used in a variety of circumstances. The approaches described here provide concrete assistance and advice on psychosocial interventions for all professionals who are active in reproductive medicine, fertility treatment, and counseling or therapy for couples. The book introduces the most recent knowledge about psychosomatic treatment of fertility disorders, and describes assessment methods that can be used in everyday practice by those providing both medical treatment and counseling for fertility disorders. On the basis of numerous case examples, various different approaches to counseling and therapy are described, including, for example, specific approaches that can be taken by primary care or family physicians, or how to approach the problems in couples with different cultural backgrounds. A manual for gynecologists in the final chapter provides concrete advice and guidelines for a holistic, psychosomatic course of treatment for childless couples.
The Gift of Fire Proser, M: Gift of Fire
The Author: Matthew N. Proser is Professor of English and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the English Department at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in English at the University of Washington, Seattle. During 1983-1989, he was President of the Marlowe Society of America. In addition to his book on Shakespeare, The Heroic Image in Five Shakespearean Tragedies, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Pirandello in journals, newsletters, and anthologies.
They Called Her Styrene, etc.
American artist Ed Ruscha began making prints and drawings consisting of one word or phrase in the late 1950s and has continued to explore the language-based imagery that has become a hallmark of his work. Pictured here are 500 of his "word" drawings which transcend their apparent randomness to become visual icons of universal emotions and places known and imagined. Full color.
- Berlin-based sculptor, photographer and installation artist Olafur Eliasson (b.1967) creates works that explore the relationships between human beings, nature and technology - The artist re-creates fragments of the natural environment: icebergs at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, a wind tunnel at the Louisiana Museum in Humlebaek, Denmark - Eliasson uses immaterial sensations such as temperature, smell, taste, air and magnetic waves for his sculptural elements - Nominated in 2002 for the prestigious Hugo Boss prize, in 2003-4 Eliasson earned rave reviews for his representation of a giant sun and sky at Tate Modern in London
Fruits is a collection of Tokyo street fashion portraits from Japan's premier street fanzine of the same name. 'Fruits' was established in 1994, by photographer Shoichi Aoki, initially as a project to document the growing explosion in street fashion within the suburbs of Tokyo. Over the last five years, the magazine has grown to cult status and is now avidly followed by thousands of Japanese teenagers who also use the magazine as an opportunity to check out the latest styles and trends. The average age of the kids featured in the magazine is between 12 and 18, and the clothes that they wear are a mixture of high fashion -- Vivienne Westwood is a keen favourite -- and home-made ensembles which when combined create a novel, if not hysterical, effect.This extensive collection of portraits represents a unique documentation of the changing face of street fashion throughout the last decade. Colourful, fascinating and funny, this is the first time these cult images have been published outside Japan. Fruits will delight followers of fashion and youth culture.