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Book cover: Delftse Foundations of ComputationDelftse Foundations of Computation
by - TU Delft Open
This is a textbook for a one quarter introductory course in theoretical computer science. It includes topics from propositional and predicate logic, proof techniques, set theory and the theory of computation, along with practical applications to CS.
(submitted on 2018-12-11)
Book cover: Principles of Financial AccountingPrinciples of Financial Accounting
by - University of North Georgia Press
This book is a needed contribution to open source pedagogy in the business education world. Written in order to directly meet the needs of her students, this textbook developed from Dr. Jonick's years of teaching and commitment to effective pedagogy.
(submitted on 2018-12-11)
Book cover: Body Physics: Motion to MetabolismBody Physics: Motion to Metabolism
by - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which the fundamental physics topics are introduced. It is designed to meet the objectives of a high school or freshman level course.
(submitted on 2018-12-11)

Book cover: Introduction to Aerospace Structures and MaterialsIntroduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials
by - TU Delft Open
This book provides an introduction to the discipline of aerospace structures and materials: materials, manufacturing and processing techniques, structures, design principles and structural performance, including aspects like durability and safety.
(submitted on 2018-12-11)
Book cover: A Man to His MateA Man to His Mate
by - The Frank A. Munsey Company
It was perfect weather along the San Francisco water-front, and Rainey reacted to the brisk touch of the trade-wind upon his cheek, the breeze tempering the sun, bringing with it a tang of the open sea and a hint of Oriental spices from the wharves.
(submitted on 2018-12-11)
Book cover: Leonardo da Vinci: A Life From Beginning to EndLeonardo da Vinci: A Life From Beginning to End
- Hourly History
Creativity is found in our very DNA, something not known to Leonardo da Vinci or anyone else who lived in his time. All he did was to uncover the hidden genius which lay within himself, and he used that inner genius to the very best of his abilities.
(submitted on 2018-12-10)
Book cover: Applied Cosmography: A Pedagogical ReviewApplied Cosmography: A Pedagogical Review
by - arXiv.org
Cosmography is in fact a kinematics of cosmological expansion. The effectiveness of cosmography lies in the fact that it allows, based on the observations, to perform a rigid selection of models that do not contradict the cosmological principle.
(submitted on 2018-12-10)
Book cover: Message Processing: The Science of Creating UnderstandingMessage Processing: The Science of Creating Understanding
by - Pressbooks
Message processing is a study of human communication processes. The text provides an undergraduate introduction and explanation of the social and cognitive processes involved in human communication, focusing on how people create understanding.
(submitted on 2018-12-10)
Book cover: The Geek's Chihuahua: Living with AppleThe Geek's Chihuahua: Living with Apple
by - University of Minnesota Press
The ubiquitous iPhone and its kin saturate our lives, changing everything from our communication to our posture. Ian Bogost contrasts the values of Apple's massive success in the twenty-first century with those of its rise in the twentieth.
(submitted on 2018-12-10)
Book cover: Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of ExileIsrael Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile
by - G. Routledge
A novel in the guise of a biography. In telling the story of Israel Potter's fall from Revolutionary War hero to peddler on the streets of London, crying 'Old Chairs to Mend', Melville alternated between invented scenes and historical episodes ...
(submitted on 2018-12-10)
Book cover: Virgin PlanetVirgin Planet
by - The Galaxy Publishing Corporation
He is Davis Bertram, a space-explorer. But how can he convince them he really is a man? Their legends have built Men into gods. Trying to be worthy of the Coming, the women imitate masculine virtues. They are warlike, ambitious, ruthless.
(submitted on 2018-12-03)
Book cover: Performing the DigitalPerforming the Digital
by - De Gruyter Open
The contributions engage with the implications of digital media and its networked infrastructures for modulations of affect and the body, for performing cities, protest, organization and markets, and for the performativity of critique.
(submitted on 2018-12-03)
Book cover: Learn Computer Graphics From ScratchLearn Computer Graphics From Scratch
- Scratchapixel
From the table of contents: Mathematics and Physics for Computer Graphics; Foundations of 3D Rendering; Better, Faster, More; Advanced Techniques; Digital Imaging; Procedural Generation of Virtual Worlds. 32 lessons, 166 chapters, C++ source code.
(submitted on 2018-12-03)
Book cover: Principles of MicroeconomicsPrinciples of Microeconomics
by - Pressbooks
What is economics and why should you spend your time learning it? This book is an adapted version of the OpenStax Microeconomics open textbook, expanded with examples and concepts that are relevant to students at the University of Hawai'i.
(submitted on 2018-12-03)
Book cover: Omoo: Adventures in the South SeasOmoo: Adventures in the South Seas
by - Harper & Brothers
A sequel to Melville's first South Sea narrative Typee. After leaving the island of Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel that makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and the crew are imprisoned on Tahiti.
(submitted on 2018-12-03)
Book cover: PlasmonicsPlasmonics
by - InTech
Plasmonics gives designers an overview of phenomena enabled by artificially designed metamaterials and their application for plasmonic devices. The purpose of this book is to provide a detailed introduction to the basic modeling approaches.
(submitted on 2018-11-26)
Book cover: The Matrix Calculus You Need For Deep LearningThe Matrix Calculus You Need For Deep Learning
by - arXiv.org
This paper is an attempt to explain all the matrix calculus you need in order to understand the training of deep neural networks. We assume no knowledge beyond what you learned in calculus 1, and provide links to help you refresh the necessary math.
(submitted on 2018-11-26)
Book cover: Lectures in Quantitative EconomicsLectures in Quantitative Economics
by - QuantEcon
This website presents a series of lectures on quantitative economic modeling. From the table of contents: Data and Empirics; Tools and Techniques; Dynamic Programming; Multiple Agent Models; Time Series Models; Dynamic Programming Squared.
(submitted on 2018-11-26)
Book cover: Internet Daemons: Digital Communications PossessedInternet Daemons: Digital Communications Possessed
by - University of Minnesota Press
McKelvey weaves together history, theory, and policy to give a full account of where daemons come from and how they influence our lives. He asks important questions about how much control is being handed over to these automated, autonomous programs.
(submitted on 2018-11-26)
Book cover: TypeeTypee
by - L. C. Page and Co.
Considered a classic in travel and adventure literature, the narrative is based on the author's actual experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva in 1842, and is liberally supplemented with imaginative reconstruction from other books.
(submitted on 2018-11-26)
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