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Subsea optics and imaging

The use of optical methodology, instrumentation and photonics devices for imaging, vision and optical sensing is of increasing importance in understanding our marine environment....

Bioprocessing of Renewable Resources to Commodity Bioproducts

This book provides the vision of a successful biorefinery—the lignocelluloic biomass needs to be efficiently converted to its constituent monomers, comprising mainly of...

Designing UX Forms

A recent study found that on average, designing a form to have a great user experience almost doubled the rate of successful first-time completions. For example, Ebay made an...

Upside-Down Prayers for Parents

Because God Loves Them Even More Than You DoIt's our instinct as parents to shield our children from harm. But our true responsibility is to raise children equipped to live well...

Mysteries of the rectangle : essays on painting

From Siri Hustvedt, author of the bestselling novel What I Loved, comes this inspired collection of essays on painting. Here, Hustvedt concentrates her narrative gifts on...

Termination of Employment

This title deals with all aspects of this difficult subject are dealt with, providing the reader with a framework for maintaining best practice when dealing with employment...

Solo Taxonomy in Mathematics

In view of the research indicating that approaches to teaching mathematics vary in their effectiveness, choosing the appropriate pedagogy is critical to students' mastery of...

Spatially Oriented Behavior

Programming the Semantic Web

I finished reading through chapter 6 so far... my overall impression is, reasonable, but feel inadequate. There are some discussion I like: for example, the simple triple store...

Wasee Waseee!

Mchongoanos do not have an exact definition, but in Kenya they agree that they are "uniquely formulated jokes that tend to exaggerate or bring out the worst of one's physical...


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Gentrification

This first textbook on the topic of gentrification is written for upper-level undergraduates in geography, sociology, and planning. The gentrification of urban areas has...

Uses of Literature

Uses of Literature bridges the gap between literary theory and common-sense beliefs about why we read literature. Explores the diverse motives and mysteries of why we...

Visual Image Design

Visual Image Design: Restaurants & Hotels takes as its theme the need to create a corporate identity- a complete quick glance visual representation that expresses the unique...