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Book cover: The Challenge of Treating Obesity and OverweightThe Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight
- National Academies Press
The discussions covered treatments for obesity, overweight, and severe obesity in adults and children; emerging treatment opportunities; the development of a workforce for obesity treatments; payment and policy considerations; and more.
(submitted on 2018-01-22)
Book cover: Mathematics for the Practical ManMathematics for the Practical Man
by - Van Nostrand
Mathematics, from algebra through calculus, has been treated in such a manner as to be clear to anyone. Men who wish to study a part of mathematics which they have not hitherto had will find this manual just the book for which they have been looking.
(submitted on 2018-01-22)
Book cover: Financial Management from an Emerging Market PerspectiveFinancial Management from an Emerging Market Perspective
by - InTech
It is a well-known fact that emerging markets do not always share the same financial management problems with the developed ones. The book intends to show these differences, which could be traced to several characteristics unique to emerging markets.
(submitted on 2018-01-22)
Book cover: Against EmpireAgainst Empire
by - City Lights Publishers
Richly informed and written in an engaging style, Against Empire exposes the ruthless agenda and hidden costs of the U.S. empire today. Parenti shows how the conversion to a global economy is a victory of finance capital over democracy.
(submitted on 2018-01-22)

Book cover: Speech and Language ProcessingSpeech and Language Processing
by - Stanford University
This text takes an empirical approach to the subject, based on applying statistical and machine-learning algorithms to large corporations. The authors describe a unified vision of speech and language processing. Emphasis is on practical applications.
(submitted on 2018-01-22)
Book cover: A Feel for StatisticsA Feel for Statistics
by - scientificlanguage.com
Here I present statistics for the ordinary person. Examples are taken from ordinary life. The book begins with basic concepts behind the statistics and never gets harder than simple arithmetic. The course is presented as a series of key ideas.
(submitted on 2018-01-19)
Book cover: Radio Hobbyist's DesignbookRadio Hobbyist's Designbook
by
Radio Hobbyist's Designbook was designed to guide you into design of electronics apparatus that relates to radio. It assumes you know something about electronics, algebra and trigonometry. Topics cover the frequency spectrum of DC through VHF.
(submitted on 2018-01-19)
Book cover: Bone Wars: The Excavation Of Andrew Carnegie's DinosaurBone Wars: The Excavation Of Andrew Carnegie's Dinosaur
by - University of Pittsburgh Press
Bone Wars presents a cultural history of the early years of paleontology at the turn of the last century. With the help of contemporary newspaper stories, Tom Rea re-creates a remarkable story of hubris, hope, and late Victorian science.
(submitted on 2018-01-19)
Book cover: Designing MediaDesigning Media
by - The MIT Press
Bill Moggridge examines connections and conflicts between old and new media, describing how the MSM have changed and how new patterns of media consumption are emerging. The book features interviews with 37 significant figures in mass communication.
(submitted on 2018-01-19)
Book cover: Quest to Learn: Developing the School for Digital KidsQuest to Learn: Developing the School for Digital Kids
by - The MIT Press
The designers of Quest to Learn developed an approach to learning that draws from what games do best: drop kids into inquiry-based spaces that are built to help players understand how they are doing, what they need to work on, and where to go next.
(submitted on 2018-01-19)
Book cover: America Without the Death PenaltyAmerica Without the Death Penalty
by - Northeastern University Press
As the struggle over capital punishment rages on, twelve states have taken bold measures to eliminate the practice. This landmark study is the first to examine the history and motivations of those jurisdictions that abolished capital punishment.
(submitted on 2018-01-16)
Book cover: Energy MetabolismEnergy Metabolism
by - Frontiers Media SA
Energy metabolism is central to life and altered energy expenditure is responsible for development of the obese phenotype. Energy expenditure is the sum of resting EE, EE of physical activity, cold-induced thermogenesis and thermic effect of feeding.
(submitted on 2018-01-16)
Book cover: Ramblings of a Mad Scientist: 100 Ideas for a Stranger TomorrowRamblings of a Mad Scientist: 100 Ideas for a Stranger Tomorrow
by - unglue.it
This collection invigorates and inspires with one hundred original concepts, ideas, and inventions spanning many topics, including transportation, mobile devices, wearable electronics, games, emerging technologies and more. All ideas are free to use.
(submitted on 2018-01-16)
Book cover: Ten Steps to Linux SurvivalTen Steps to Linux Survival
by - O'Reilly Media
Linux systems are everywhere today. If you’re a sysadmin, network administrator, or developer in a small Windows shop, you may have to jump in and fix a system problem when your site goes down. This short guide provides tips to help you survive.
(submitted on 2018-01-16)
Book cover: Signal Computing: Digital Signals in the Software DomainSignal Computing: Digital Signals in the Software Domain
by - University of Washington Bothell
The specific topics we will cover include: physical properties of the source information, devices for information capture, digitization, compression, digital signal representation, digital signal processing and network communication.
(submitted on 2018-01-16)
Book cover: The Hermitian Two Matrix Model with an Even Quartic PotentialThe Hermitian Two Matrix Model with an Even Quartic Potential
by - American Mathematical Society
The authors consider the two matrix model with an even quartic potential and an even polynomial potential. The main result is the formulation of a vector equilibrium problem for the limiting mean density for the eigenvalues of one of the matrices.
(submitted on 2018-01-15)
Book cover: Animal DiversityAnimal Diversity
by - African Virtual University
This book on animal diversity is based on the social constructivist theory of learning. This module is divided into units: General Characteristics of Animals, Evolutionary Trends in Animals, Classification of animals, and The Importance of Animals.
(submitted on 2018-01-15)
Book cover: Understanding and Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Loop CurrentUnderstanding and Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current
- National Academies Press
One of the most significant oceanographic features in the Americas is the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System (LCS). Understanding the dynamics of the LCS is fundamental to understanding the Gulf of Mexico's full oceanographic system, and vice versa.
(submitted on 2018-01-15)
Book cover: RESTfu­­l Jav­a­ wit­h ­JAX­-­­RS 2.­0RESTfu­­l Jav­a­ wit­h ­JAX­-­­RS 2.­0
by - GitBook
Learn how to design and develop distributed web services in Java, using RESTful architectural principles and the JAX-RS 2.0 specification in Java EE 7. This hands-on reference demonstrates how to start with services based on the REST architecture.
(submitted on 2018-01-15)
Book cover: The AlpsThe Alps
by - Williams and Norgate
Alpine exploration is mental as well as physical, and concerns itself with the adventures of the mind in touch with the mountains as well as with the adventures of the body in contact with a cliff. Sir Arnold Lunn was a skier, mountaineer and writer.
(submitted on 2018-01-15)
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