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The scope of this 7th International Conference has continued to increase beyond the 1984 topic of Dense Z-Pinches to include the area of pulse power driven High Energy Density Plasma Physics. The subjects presented included; new wire array z-pinch geometries, gas puff experiments, plasma focus experiments, capillary and single channel discharges, astrophysics, advances in pulsed power drivers and new techniques for diagnosing high energy density plasmas.
Religious Pluralism in the Academy
The Author: Robert J. Nash is Professor in the College of Education and Social Services, University of Vermont. He has earned five degrees, including a doctorate in philosophy of education from Boston University. His most recent books include
An introduction to the pioneering work of Joel #Meyerowitz (b.1938), one of photography's great innovators and a highly influential teacher still working today. The first book to encompass all genres of Meyerowitz's work, including his black-and-white street photography and full-colour Cape Cod seascapes. Charts the award-winning photographer's development with a chronologically presented sequence of 55 images accompanied by Meyerowitz's own commentary and entertaining anecdotes. Includes an introductory essay by Colin Westerbeck, former Curator of Photography at The Art Institute of Chicago.
Trading as a Business
A trading legend, DICK DIAMOND has made a living day trading the stock market for over 40 years. He provides in-person trading courses through his website, www.marketmentor.com, and classroom training in association with Robert Prechter's organization, Elliott Wave International.
The first and only complete career retrospective of the visionary painter andAbstract Expressionist heir, Agnes Martin (1912-2004)
The Editor and Translator: Christoph Lohmann, Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies at Indiana University, holds academic degrees from Swarthmore College, Columbia University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Besides having published numerous articles in scholarly journals, he co-edited several volumes of W. D. Howells's letters and literary criticism. A native of Germany, he recently turned to German-English literary translations. He and his wife, Pamela Lohmann, are co-translators of Ruth Rehmann's The Man in the Pulpit, published in 1997.
Water Light Time. 45 farbige Postkarten Doubilet: Water Light/Postktn.
This title presents 45 postcards illustrated with images from David Doubilet's book "Water Light Time". Sharks, shipwrecks, rare and unusual species, exotic vegetation, startling and vivid colours, Doubilet's pictures aim to inspire awe at both the wonder of the undersea world and the skill of the photographer. This is a selection of 15 (3 copies each) of the most beautiful (and usable as postcards) images from his brightly coloured and sometimes dangerous submarine world.
Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences Balakrishnan, N: Methods and Applications of Statistics
N. Balakrishnan, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University, Canada. Dr. Balakrishnan is coeditor of Wiley's Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition and also serves as Editor in Chief of Communications in Statistics. A Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Dr. Balakrishnan is the coauthor of Precedence-Type Tests and Applications and A Primer on Statistical Distributions, both published by Wiley.
The Allegory of Literary Representation as Hybrid in Corneille's L'illusion comique, Diderot's Le neveu de Rameau, and Arrabal's La nuit est aussi un soleil Villena-Alvarez, J: Allegory of Literary Representation
The Author: Juanita Villena-Alvarez is an assistant professor of French and Spanish and Director of the Study Abroad Program at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort. She has received her Ph.D. in French literature from the University of Cincinnati, where she was awarded the Taft Fellowship, and her
20th-Century World Architecture
The only resource of its kind, 20th-Century World Architecture contains, in a singlevolume, over 750 of the most outstanding works of architecture built between1900 and 1999. Unprecedented global overview of the architecture of the twentieth century,putting the accepted canon in a new perspective. Features the work of internationally renowned architects alongside projects byregional pioneers. Includes every imaginable building type, from the smallest single houses, cafesand zoo structures to huge, utopian housing projects, centres of government, andnew universities. Each project has been selected by an expert industry panel with input from over150 specialist advisors from every geographical region. Contains specially commissioned maps and graphic data that interprets andexplores architecture's changing global contexts during the century. Extensive indexes enable easy cross-referencing and comparison of data, andprovide additional information on architects. This essential addition to any architecture library is a remarkable resource withan unprecedented geographical scope, and an unparalleled level of data ontwentieth-century architecture.
Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Lencioni, P: Overcoming Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Patrick Lencioni is president of The Table Group, a San Francisco Bay Area management consulting firm, and he is the author of several best-selling books. Learn more about Pat and his firm at www.tablegroup.com.
Ralf Kreher works as a Solution Architect for Tektronix' Mobile Protocol Test (MPT) business with a focus on UMTS Performance Measurement and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) implementation. Previously hewas head of the MPT Customer Training Department for almost four years and was responsible for a world-class seminar portfolio for mobile technologies and measurement products. Before joining Tektronix, Kreher held a trainer assignment for switching equipment at Teles AG, Berlin. Kreher holds a Communication Engineering Degree of the University of Applied Science, Deutsche Telekom Leipzig. He is internationally recognized as an author of the following books: UMTS Signaling (Wiley) and UMTS Performance Measurement. A Practical Guide to KPIs for the UTRAN Environment (Wiley). He currently resides in Germany. Torsten Rüdebusch, Marcom Program Manager, Network Diagnostics, Tektronix, Inc., is responsible for outbound marketing activities of the Network Diagnostics product line. Previously he led the Knowledgeware and Training Department for Tektronix' Mobile Protocol Test (MPT) business. There he was responsible for providing leading-edge technology and product seminars and the creation of knowledgeware products using Tektronix' extensive expertise. Before joining Tektronix, he held an application engineer assignment at Siemens CTE. He holds a Communication Engineering Degree from the Technical College Deutsche Telekom Berlin. R"udebusch is internationally recogniz
John Muir in Historical Perspective
The Editor: Sally M. Miller is Professor of History and editor of publications at the John Muir Center for Regional Studies at the University of the Pacific. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and has held a visiting professorship at the University of Warwick, England, and Fulbrights in New Zealand and Finland. She has written and edited many books and articles on social and cultural history, including John Muir, Life and Work. She is a former editor of The Pacific Historian.
Managing Energy Risk
Markus Burger is Head of Risk Control at EnBW Trading GmbH, the trading unit of the third largest energy supply company in Germany. He leads the market risk measurement ream with responsibility for valuation and stochastic modelling as well as credit risk management. Previously, he was a analyst for interest rate derivatives at Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (LBBW). He holds a Masters degree and a PhD in mathematics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. His practical involvement and research includes stochastic modeling, risk measurement and valuation in the energy sector. Bernhard Graeber is Head of Methodology and Models at EnBW Trading GmbH. His department is responsible for the development of load forecasting algorithms, of power plant dispatch models and of fundamental market models for electricity, CO2 certificates and fuels. He studies mechanical engineering and physics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and holds a PhD in energy economics from the University of Stuttgart. he has more that 10 years of experience in electricity market analysis and modeling. Gero Schindlmayr is Head of Market Risk and Valuation Models at EnBW Trading GmbH. before joining EnBW he worked as a quantitative analyst for equity derivatives at Deutsche Bank A.G. He holds a PhD in mathematics and a Master's degree in operations research from the RWTH Aachen, Germany and an M.Sc degree in mathematics from Warwick University, UK. He is co-author of a book titled Equity Derivatives: Theory and Applications and of several papers in the area of energy derivatives and energy risk. His main field of work includes stochastic pricing models for electricity and gas, commodity forward curve modeling, value-at-risk models and multi-commodity risk.
The Rolling Stones: 50 Songs for 50 Years Rolling Stones: Rolling Stones: 50 Songs for 50 Years
This 50th anniversary collectible hardcover edition contains full guitar TAB transcriptions for 50 early Stones classics from their ABKCO years. These are all-new arrangements featuring the most accurate transcriptions for all of Keith Richard's, Brian Jones', and Mick Taylor's legendary guitar parts. The book also comes with a section of the most classic Keith riffs. The songs within are selected from 12 x 5, Aftermath, Beggars Banquet, Between the Buttons, Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass), December's Children (and Everybody's), Flowers, Hot Rocks 1964--1971, Let It Bleed, Metamorphosis, Sticky Fingers, Their Satanic Majesties Request, and more! Titles: 19th Nervous Breakdown * 2000 Light Years from Home * As Tears Go By * Back Street Girl * Bitch * Brown Sugar * Can't You Hear Me Knocking * Child of the Moon (rmk) * Country Honk * Dandelion * Dead Flowers * Dear Doctor * Factory Girl * Get Off of My Cloud * Gimme Shelter * Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? * Heart of Stone * Honky Tonk Women * I'm Free * It's All Over Now * Jigsaw Puzzle * Jumpin' Jack Flash * Lady Jane * The Last Time * Let It Bleed * Let's Spend the Night Together * Live with Me * Memo from Turner * Midnight Rambler * Monkey Man * Mother's Little Helper * No Expectations * Out of Time * Paint It, Black * Parachute Woman * Play with Fire * Ruby Tuesday * Salt of the Earth * (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction * She's a Rainbow * The Spider and the Fly * Stray Cat Blues * Street Fighting Man * Stupid Girl * Sway * Sympathy for the Devil * Under My Thumb * Wild Horses * You Can't Always Get What You Want * You Got the Silver.
Inorganic Chemical Biology
Editor Gilles Gasser, Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Super Mario(TM) Jazz Piano Arrangements
Die weltweit beliebten musikalischen Themen der Super Mario(TM)-Videospiele von Nintendo klingen super, wenn sie auf dem Klavier gespielt werden, und die neuen, jazzigen Versionen machen sogar noch mehr Spaß! Jede Bearbeitung in dieser Sammlung ist in direkter Zusammenarbeit mit Nintendo und dem bekannten Videospielkomponisten Koji Kondo entstanden, so dass jedes Thema sein musikalisches Wesen beibehalten hat - allerdings mit ein paar unterhaltsamen Überraschungen. Pianisten werden die Herausforderung dieser 15 leichten bis mittelschweren Bearbeitungen lieben, und die Zuhörer werden beeindruckt und begeistert sein. Titel: Super Mario Bros.(TM) Ground Theme * Super Mario Bros.(TM) Underground Theme * Super Mario Bros.(TM) Underwater Theme * Super Mario Bros.(TM): The Lost Levels Ending * Super Mario Bros.(TM) 3 Ground Theme * Super Mario World(TM) Title * Super Mario World(TM) Athletic Theme * Super Mario Kart(TM) Mario Circuit * Super Mario World(TM) 2 Yoshi's Island Ground Theme * Super Mario 64(TM) Main Theme * New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Battle Theme 2 * Mario Kart(TM) Wii(TM) Rainbow Road * New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Wii(TM) Title * New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Wii(TM) Ground Theme * Super Mario Galaxy(TM) 2 Yoster.
The Computer Graphics Manual Salomon, D: Computer Graphics Manual
David Salomon is a professor emeritus of Computer Science at California State University, Northridge. He has authored numerous articles and Springer books, including Elements of Computer Security, Handbook of Data Compression, A Concise Introduction to Data Compression, Variable-length Codes for Data Compression, Transformations and Projections in Computer Graphics, Curves and Surfaces for Computer Graphics, Coding for Data and Computer Communications, Data Privacy and Security, and A Guide to Data Compression Methods.
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.
The Limits of Science Krausz, E: Limits of Science
The Author: Ernest Krausz received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He was Reader in the Department of Social Science and Humanities at the City University, London, and is currently Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he also served as Rector of the University. He is a member of the Israel Science Foundation and of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published widely in the social sciences and, in recent years, in the philosophy of science.
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.
Play It Again!
The pieces in Play It Again! are melodic and fun to play, perfect for recitals, and can be played on a four-octave marimba (some on a three-octave instrument). The collection includes "Just Takin' Out the Trash," "Pumpkin Dance," "Chief Running Foot," "Who's the Culprit?," and "Music Box Ballerina."
Wallpaper* City Guide Riga 2014
Ultimative Tipps für Design-, Kunst- und Architekturbegeisterte sowie exklusive Empfehlungen, wo man am besten schlafen, essen, trinken, einkaufen, Sport treiben und entspannen kann - natürlich ausgewählt nach den strengen Kriterien der stilbewussten Experten vom Wallpaper* Magazin.
Small Animal Dentistry. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary /Small Animal Dentistry
Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC, is Senior Technical Manager at Virbac Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Suicidal Behavior of Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe
Leading experts look at suicidal behavior and its prevention in immigrants and their descendants - the fastest expanding section of the population in many countries. Nearly half of the inhabitants of large European cities (London, Berlin, Amsterdam...), and a rising proportion of many countries' overall populations, are immigrants or from an ethnic minority. However, little systematic account has been taken of this in research and prevention of suicide. This volume seeks to address this gap. Leading experts look at rates of suicidal behavior among immigrant and minority groups, the risk factors, specific groups known to have a particular high risk such as refugees, the role of cultural factors, and translation of epidemiology, theory, and other research findings into solid prevention and treatment programs.
The Best of Pathways of Song Earhart, W: Best of Pathways of Song
Die gesamte Reihe Pathways of Song bietet eine große Bandbreite an Konzertstücken von Komponisten wie Bach, Grieg, Händel, Haydn, Schubert, Schumann und Strauß in den entsprechenden Stimmumfängen. Die Reihe enthält teilweise die englischen Übersetzungen. Ab sofort sind für alle Bände Begleit-CDs erhältlich. The Best of Pathways of Song enthält 49 Gesangssoli - die beliebtesten aus den vier Bänden. Die Begleitung ist auf den zwei beiliegenden CDs enthalten.
Singin' with the Jazz Combo
Diese Reihe enthält jeweils zehn bekannte Standards für Sologesang mit einer neun- bzw. zehnköpfigen Combo - ideal für Sänger auf der Suche nach Arrangements für ein kleines Ensemble. Die Combobesetzung besteht aus Trompete, Altsax, Tenorsax, Baritonsax (optional), Posaune, Gitarre, Bass, Schlagzeug und Klavier und enthält Dirigieranweisungen für die Bläser. Die Baritonsaxstimme verleiht den Stücken zusätzliche Klangfülle, ist jedoch optional. Die Songs - hervorragend arrangiert von Dave Wolpe - decken eine Vielzahl von Stilrichtungen und Tempi ab und können somit zu allen möglichen Gelegenheiten gesungen und gespielt werden. Ein Komplettset mit allen zehn Büchern ist ebenfalls erhältlich. Titel: A Foggy Day * At Last * Falling in Love with Love * Just in Time * Mack the Knife * Polka Dots and Moonbeams * Santa Claus is Coming to Town * Straighten Up and Fly Right * 'SWonderful * When I Fall in Love.
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
New Directions in Multinomial Modeling
This monograph provides an overview of recent developments in and new applications for multinomial processing tree (MPT) modeling in cognitive psychology and related fields. Multinomial models are a class of stochastic models tailored to specific research paradigms that allow the measurement of latent cognitive processes underlying observed responses. An introductory review and literature survey in this monograph outlines the family of MPT models, the typical steps in MPT model analyses, the use of MPT models in cognitive psychology, statistical considerations, and computer programs for MPT modeling. Original research articles then present novel MPT modeling approaches in different fields, including episodic memory, binary choice models and "guessing", and word identification in early reading. Discussions of matters such as cognitive psychometrics and ongoing developments of MPT modeling throughout the contributions clearly demonstrate how active this field of research is and the wide range of applications of multinomial modeling.
Martin Parr (geb.1952) schlägt Brücken zwischen Kunst- und Dokumentarfotografie. Seine visuellen Studien zur Massenkultur und Konsumverhalten weltweit, seine eigenwillige Metaphorik und sein rastloses Schaffen machen ihn zu einem herausragenden Vertreter der zeitgenössischen Kunstszene. Parr wurde 1994 in die Fotoagentur Magnum aufgenommen, ist ein ausgewiesener Kenner von Fotobüchern und neuerdings auch als Filmemacher tätig.
Bettina Ruth Basrani, DDS, Specialist in Endodontics, PhD is Assistant Professor and Co-Director MSc Endodontic Program at the Faculty of Dentistry University of Toronto.
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Book 1 Manus: Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 + DVD + CD
"Alfred's Basic Guitar Method gilt seit über 50 Jahren als die systematischste und verständlichste Gitarrenschule und hat über drei Millionen Anfängern das Gitarrenspiel schmackhaft gemacht. Die aktualisierte und erweiterte Ausgabe hat ein neues, lese- und lernfreundlicheres Layout. Enthalten sind jetzt die Stilrichtungen Blues, Country, Folk, Jazz und Rock sowie weitere Popsongs. Für den visuellen Lerntyp wurde eine DVD mit iPod-kompatiblem Video beigefügt, und zum Lehrbuch passende Theorie-, Akkord- und Pop-Bücher garantieren, dass man alles bekommt, was man von einer vollständigen Schule erwartet. Nie war es leichter und hat mehr Spaß gemacht, spielen zu lernen, als mit Alfred's Basic Guitar Method - die erste und beste Wahl für alle, die jetzt mit dem Gitarrespielen anfangen. Book 1 kann mit Akustik- und E-Gitarre verwendet werden und enthält folgende Themen: Haltung der Gitarre, das Stimmen, Grundlagen des Notenlesens, die Töne aller sechs Saiten, Akkorde, Tonleitern, Songs, Basston-Akkord-Begleitung und Duette. Titel: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In. "
Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration
Shane Young is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP and one of the best-known SharePoint administrators. He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft TechEd and other SharePoint Conferences. He has taught hundreds of students the art of SharePoint Administration through his company SharePoint 911, owned by RackSpace, and his SharePoint Admin blog. Steve Caravajal, PhD, is a Director and Productivity Architect with the Microsoft Corporation. He has 23+ years' experience in technology and product development, consulting, and training. He is an Adjunct Professor who teaches enterprise architecture, public and private cloud technology, and software development. He has several patents and published articles, speaks at conferences, and has written several books. Todd Klindt is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP who speaks regularly at Microsoft TechEd and other SharePoint conferences internationally. He has written articles for TechNet magazine, Windows IT Pro magazine, and co-written several books. Wrox Professional guides are written by working developers to address everyday needs. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Guitar Chord Dictionary
Over 1,100 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 over 1,100 unique chord fingerings for all 12 keys, Guitar Chord Dictionary is the most useful compact chord dictionary available. Features: * Easy-to-follow reference guide for all guitarists* The most practical and essential fingerings* An easy-to-understand introduction to basic chord theory* Section on building and using moveable barre chords* Unique chord voicings for every key* For acoustic and electric guitarists
Ultimate Easy Guitar Play-Along: The Rolling Stones
If The Beatles were early rock's good guys in white hats, the Stones giddily took on the role of black-hatted bad boys. Powered through the years by Keith Richards' uncanny knack for gut-punching rock guitar riffs, the Stones have amazingly just celebrated 50 years of bad-boy rock! With this book, you will learn all the great guitar parts to eight Stones classics. To make learning Keef's guitar parts both fun and easy, the included DVD contains complete, easy-to-follow video lessons for each song. And if you use the disc in a computer, you can access sound-alike and play-along MP3s of every tune, and our exclusive TNT 2 Custom Mix software that lets you alter the instrument and vocal mix for play-along. Titles: Brown Sugar * Can't You Hear Me Knocking * Gimme Shelter * Honky Tonk Women * Jumpin' Jack Flash * The Last Time * Paint It, Black * (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction * Wild Horses * You Can't Always Get What You Want.
Torben Kuhlmann, geboren 1982 im niedersächsischen Sulingen. Torben Kuhlmann studierte Illustration und Kommunikationsdesign an der HAW Hamburg mit Schwerpunkt Buchillustration. Im Juni 2012 schloss er seinen Studiengang mit dem Kinderbuch
The Game of Sculpture Tullet, H: Game of Sculpture
The first truly interactive book about sculpture for children. By popping out pieces of card from the book and inserting them into slots andholes, the child will build their own work of art. Encourages children to use their creativity and experiment by adding othermaterials to the sculpture: a pen, wrapping paper or even a toilet roll. Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game from bestsellingillustrator, Herv
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.
Axel van Lamsweerde is Professor in the Department of Computing Science at the Universit
Reproducing Scholten & Baijings
Louise Schouwenberg is a Dutch writer and curator. She writes for several international magazines, has contributed to a large number of books on design and curated various art and design exhibitions. In 2010 she was appointed Associate Professor of Design Theory (Lector) and Head of the Masters Department for Contextual Design at Design Academy Eindhoven.
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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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
- 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
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.
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.
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.