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Book cover: General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and ApplicationsGeneral Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications
by - Saylor Foundation
The authors emphasize the positive aspects of chemistry and its relationship to students' lives, which requires bringing in applications. They use an integrated approach that includes explicit discussions of biological and environmental applications.
(submitted on 2020-06-29)
Book cover: Learning Through Digital MediaLearning Through Digital Media
by - Institute for Distributed Creativity
The simple yet far-reaching ambition of this collection is to discover how to use digital media for learning on campus and off. It offers a rich selection of methodologies, social practices, and hands-on assignments by leading educators ...
(submitted on 2020-06-29)

Book cover: Data Munging with PerlData Munging with Perl
by - Manning Publications Co.
The book presents techniques for using Perl to recognize, parse, transform, and filter data. The author David Cross will show you dozens of useful ways to get those everyday data manipulation chores done better, faster, and more reliably.
(submitted on 2020-06-29)
Book cover: The Color of a Great CityThe Color of a Great City
by - Boni and Liveright
In stories such as Six O'Clock, The City Awakes and The Waterfront, the author returns the reader to turn-of-the-century New York with his early memories of the city. Also they represent certain phases which now are fast vanishing or are no more.
(submitted on 2020-06-29)
Book cover: Actual CausalityActual Causality
by - The MIT Press
In this book, Joseph Halpern explores actual causality, and such related notions as degree of responsibility, degree of blame, and causal explanation. The goal is to arrive at a definition of causality that matches our natural language usage.
(submitted on 2020-06-29)
Book cover: The Hyperbolic Theory of Special RelativityThe Hyperbolic Theory of Special Relativity
by - arXiv.org
The book is a historically based exposition and an extension of the hyperbolic version of special relativity first proposed by Varicak (1910 etc) and others not long after the appearance of the early papers of Einstein and Minkowski.
(submitted on 2020-06-22)
Book cover: The Girl from HollywoodThe Girl from Hollywood
by - The Macaulay Co.
A captivating thriller about drug addiction, manipulation, and other sordid Hollywood secrets, as well as the regenerative power of nature and family, 'The Girl from Hollywood' remains as timely today as it was a century ago.
(submitted on 2020-06-22)
Book cover: The CDC Field Epidemiology ManualThe CDC Field Epidemiology Manual
by - Oxford University Press
The definitive guide to investigating acute public health events on the ground and in real time. It offers current guidance for every stage of an outbreak investigation -- from identification to intervention and other core considerations.
(submitted on 2020-06-22)
Book cover: Scientific Programming and Computer ArchitectureScientific Programming and Computer Architecture
by - The MIT Press
This book examines and explains a variety of scientific programming models with an emphasis on how programming constructs map to different parts of the computer's architecture. Two themes emerge: program speed and program modularity.
(submitted on 2020-06-22)
Book cover: Human Rights in the Age of PlatformsHuman Rights in the Age of Platforms
by - The MIT Press
Contributors from across law and media studies examine the state of human rights in today's platform society. The authors consider the 'datafication' of society, including the economic model of data extraction and the conceptualization of privacy.
(submitted on 2020-06-22)
Book cover: Euclid and His Twentieth Century RivalsEuclid and His Twentieth Century Rivals
by
Miller discusses the history of diagrams in Euclidean Geometry, develops a formal system for working with them, and concludes that they can be used rigorously. Miller also introduces a diagrammatic computer proof system, based on this formal system.
(submitted on 2020-06-15)
Book cover: Gaming the Metrics: Misconduct and Manipulation in Academic ResearchGaming the Metrics: Misconduct and Manipulation in Academic Research
by - The MIT Press
The book examines how the increasing reliance on metrics to evaluate scholarly publications has produced new forms of academic fraud and misconduct. The contributors show that the metrics-based 'audit culture' has changed the ecology of research.
(submitted on 2020-06-15)
Book cover: Confucianism: Its Roots and Global SignificanceConfucianism: Its Roots and Global Significance
by - University of Hawai'i Press
Readers of this volume will discover the hard-mindedness and precision of thinking as they enter into the discussions of Confucianism. As readers progress through this book, they will be constantly reminded that all philosophy should be comparative.
(submitted on 2020-06-15)
Book cover: Initiation into PhilosophyInitiation into Philosophy
by - G. P. Putnam's sons
A fantastic look at the whole history of Philosophy from ancient times up to the beginnings of modern thinking. Covers all the major philosophers and philosophical theories, as well as the historical interplay between religion and philosophy.
(submitted on 2020-06-15)
Book cover: Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence, and Data ScienceComputer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence, and Data Science
by - Stanford University
Beginning with classical inferential theories, the book takes up a series of influential topics: survival analysis, logistic regression, empirical Bayes, the jackknife and bootstrap, random forests, neural networks, Markov chain Monte Carlo, etc.
(submitted on 2020-06-15)
Book cover: Behaviour, Development and EvolutionBehaviour, Development and Evolution
by - Open Book Publishers
In this lucid and accessible book, eminent biologist Professor Sir Patrick Bateson argues that we should pay attention to whole systems, rather than to simple causes, when trying to understand the complexity of development.
(submitted on 2020-03-23)
Book cover: Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black DeathPandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death
by - Arc Medieval Press
This ground-breaking book brings together scholars to address the question of how recent work in genetics, zoology, and epidemiology can enable a rethinking of the Black Death's global reach and its larger historical significance.
(submitted on 2020-03-23)
Book cover: Solid State PhysicsSolid State Physics
by - Prentice-Hall
The purpose of this book is to introduce the reader to the study of the physical properties of crystalline solids. My aim has been to write an introductory text for senior undergraduate and beginning graduate courses on the solid state in physics...
(submitted on 2020-03-23)
Book cover: Differential Geometry: A Geometric IntroductionDifferential Geometry: A Geometric Introduction
by - Project Euclid
This is the only book that introduces differential geometry through a combination of an intuitive geometric foundation, a rigorous connection with the standard formalisms, computer exercises with Maple, and a problems-based approach.
(submitted on 2020-03-23)
Book cover: Common Lisp Quick ReferenceCommon Lisp Quick Reference
by
Common Lisp Quick Reference is a free booklet with short descriptions of the thousand or so symbols defined in the ANSI standard. Its purpose is to give a quick overview on things they know already, or some clue on what to look up elsewhere.
(submitted on 2020-03-23)
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