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Advancing Family Communication Theory Jfc V4 3 4

Advancing Family Communication Theory Jfc V4 3 4 Author
ISBN-10 9781317991700
Release 2016-09-16
Pages 200
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Graph Theory with Applications

Graph Theory with Applications Author John Adrian Bondy
ISBN-10 UVA:X001457453
Release 1976
Pages 264
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Graph Theory with Applications has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Graph Theory with Applications also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Graph Theory with Applications book for free.



Making meaning making change

Making meaning  making change Author Elsa Auerbach
ISBN-10 0937354791
Release 1992
Pages 142
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Making meaning making change has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Making meaning making change also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Making meaning making change book for free.



Advances and Applications of DSmT for Information Fusion Vol 3

Advances and Applications of DSmT for Information Fusion  Vol  3 Author Florentin Smarandache
ISBN-10 9781599730738
Release 2009
Pages 734
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This volume has about 760 pages, split into 25 chapters, from 41 contributors. First part of this book presents advances of Dezert-Smarandache Theory (DSmT) which is becoming one of the most comprehensive and flexible fusion theory based on belief functions. It can work in all fusion spaces: power set, hyper-power set, and super-power set, and has various fusion and conditioning rules that can be applied depending on each application. Some new generalized rules are introduced in this volume with codes for implementing some of them. For the qualitative fusion, the DSm Field and Linear Algebra of Refined Labels (FLARL) is proposed which can convert any numerical fusion rule to a qualitative fusion rule. When one needs to work on a refined frame of discernment, the refinement is done using Smarandache¿s algebraic codification. New interpretations and implementations of the fusion rules based on sampling techniques and referee functions are proposed, including the probabilistic proportional conflict redistribution rule. A new probabilistic transformation of mass of belief is also presented which outperforms the classical pignistic transformation in term of probabilistic information content. The second part of the book presents applications of DSmT in target tracking, in satellite image fusion, in snow-avalanche risk assessment, in multi-biometric match score fusion, in assessment of an attribute information retrieved based on the sensor data or human originated information, in sensor management, in automatic goal allocation for a planetary rover, in computer-aided medical diagnosis, in multiple camera fusion for tracking objects on ground plane, in object identification, in fusion of Electronic Support Measures allegiance report, in map regenerating forest stands, etc.



Attachment Handbook for Foster Care and Adoption

Attachment Handbook for Foster Care and Adoption Author Gillian Schofield
ISBN-10 1903699967
Release 2006
Pages 450
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Attachment is at the heart of family life and adoption. Schifield and Beek trace the pathways of secure and insecure patterns of attachment from birth to adulthood, exploring the impact of past experiences of abuse, neglect and separation on children's behaviour in foster and adoptive families. They explain from an attachment perspective the dimensions of parenting that are associated with helping children to feel more secure and fulfil their potential in the family - with peers, at school and in the community.



Biblical archaeology

Biblical archaeology Author Siegfried H. Horn
ISBN-10 0961308915
Release 1985-06-01
Pages 67
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Biblical archaeology has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Biblical archaeology also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Biblical archaeology book for free.



Applied Integer Programming

Applied Integer Programming Author Der-San Chen
ISBN-10 9781118210024
Release 2011-09-20
Pages 468
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An accessible treatment of the modeling and solution of integer programming problems, featuring modern applications and software In order to fully comprehend the algorithms associated with integer programming, it is important to understand not only how algorithms work, but also why they work. Applied Integer Programming features a unique emphasis on this point, focusing on problem modeling and solution using commercial software. Taking an application-oriented approach, this book addresses the art and science of mathematical modeling related to the mixed integer programming (MIP) framework and discusses the algorithms and associated practices that enable those models to be solved most efficiently. The book begins with coverage of successful applications, systematic modeling procedures, typical model types, transformation of non-MIP models, combinatorial optimization problem models, and automatic preprocessing to obtain a better formulation. Subsequent chapters present algebraic and geometric basic concepts of linear programming theory and network flows needed for understanding integer programming. Finally, the book concludes with classical and modern solution approaches as well as the key components for building an integrated software system capable of solving large-scale integer programming and combinatorial optimization problems. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate essential concepts through numerous examples and figures. Each new concept or algorithm is accompanied by a numerical example, and, where applicable, graphics are used to draw together diverse problems or approaches into a unified whole. In addition, features of solution approaches found in today's commercial software are identified throughout the book. Thoroughly classroom-tested, Applied Integer Programming is an excellent book for integer programming courses at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It also serves as a well-organized reference for professionals, software developers, and analysts who work in the fields of applied mathematics, computer science, operations research, management science, and engineering and use integer-programming techniques to model and solve real-world optimization problems.



Advancing Family Communication Theory and Research

Advancing Family Communication Theory and Research Author Thomas J. Socha
ISBN-10 0805895299
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 345
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Heinrich Schenker: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and theorist.



Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations Theory Algorithms and Their Applications

Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations  Theory  Algorithms  and Their Applications Author Oleg P. Iliev
ISBN-10 9781461471721
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 327
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One of the current main challenges in the area of scientific computing​ is the design and implementation of accurate numerical models for complex physical systems which are described by time dependent coupled systems of nonlinear PDEs. This volume integrates the works of experts in computational mathematics and its applications, with a focus on modern algorithms which are at the heart of accurate modeling: adaptive finite element methods, conservative finite difference methods and finite volume methods, and multilevel solution techniques. Fundamental theoretical results are revisited in survey articles and new techniques in numerical analysis are introduced. Applications showcasing the efficiency, reliability and robustness of the algorithms in porous media, structural mechanics and electromagnetism are presented. Researchers and graduate students in numerical analysis and numerical solutions of PDEs and their scientific computing applications will find this book useful.



Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Algorithms in Engineering Systems

Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Algorithms in Engineering Systems Author L Padma Suresh
ISBN-10 9788132221265
Release 2014-11-01
Pages 862
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The book is a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research papers presented in Proceedings of International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Algorithms in Engineering Systems (ICAEES 2014) held at Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, Kumaracoil, India. These research papers provide the latest developments in the broad area of use of artificial intelligence and evolutionary algorithms in engineering systems. The book discusses wide variety of industrial, engineering and scientific applications of the emerging techniques. It presents invited papers from the inventors/originators of new applications and advanced technologies.



Body Sensor Networks

Body Sensor Networks Author Guang-Zhong Yang
ISBN-10 9781447163749
Release 2014-04-16
Pages 564
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The last decade has witnessed a rapid surge of interest in new sensing and monitoring devices for wellbeing and healthcare. One key development in this area is wireless, wearable and implantable in vivo monitoring and intervention. A myriad of platforms are now available from both academic institutions and commercial organisations. They permit the management of patients with both acute and chronic symptoms, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, treatment of epilepsy and other debilitating neurological disorders. Despite extensive developments in sensing technologies, there are significant research issues related to system integration, sensor miniaturisation, low-power sensor interface, wireless telemetry and signal processing. In the 2nd edition of this popular and authoritative reference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN), major topics related to the latest technological developments and potential clinical applications are discussed, with contents covering. Biosensor Design, Interfacing and Nanotechnology Wireless Communication and Network Topologies Communication Protocols and Standards Energy Harvesting and Power Delivery Ultra-low Power Bio-inspired Processing Multi-sensor Fusion and Context Aware Sensing Autonomic Sensing Wearable, Ingestible Sensor Integration and Exemplar Applications System Integration and Wireless Sensor Microsystems The book also provides a comprehensive review of the current wireless sensor development platforms and a step-by-step guide to developing your own BSN applications through the use of the BSN development kit.



Artificial Intelligence Evolutionary Computing and Metaheuristics

Artificial Intelligence  Evolutionary Computing and Metaheuristics Author Xin-She Yang
ISBN-10 9783642296949
Release 2012-07-27
Pages 796
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Alan Turing pioneered many research areas such as artificial intelligence, computability, heuristics and pattern formation. Nowadays at the information age, it is hard to imagine how the world would be without computers and the Internet. Without Turing's work, especially the core concept of Turing Machine at the heart of every computer, mobile phone and microchip today, so many things on which we are so dependent would be impossible. 2012 is the Alan Turing year -- a centenary celebration of the life and work of Alan Turing. To celebrate Turing's legacy and follow the footsteps of this brilliant mind, we take this golden opportunity to review the latest developments in areas of artificial intelligence, evolutionary computation and metaheuristics, and all these areas can be traced back to Turing's pioneer work. Topics include Turing test, Turing machine, artificial intelligence, cryptography, software testing, image processing, neural networks, nature-inspired algorithms such as bat algorithm and cuckoo search, and multiobjective optimization and many applications. These reviews and chapters not only provide a timely snapshot of the state-of-art developments, but also provide inspiration for young researchers to carry out potentially ground-breaking research in the active, diverse research areas in artificial intelligence, cryptography, machine learning, evolutionary computation, and nature-inspired metaheuristics. This edited book can serve as a timely reference for graduates, researchers and engineers in artificial intelligence, computer sciences, computational intelligence, soft computing, optimization, and applied sciences.



Hydrocarbon Thermal Isomerizations

Hydrocarbon Thermal Isomerizations Author Joseph J. Gajewski
ISBN-10 0080472982
Release 2004-03-19
Pages 454
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Hydrocarbon Thermal Isomerizations summarizes rearrangements which are induced by heating neutral hydrocarbons under non-catalytic conditions in the vapor phase or in non-polar solution. This subject has attracted the interest of mechanistic organic chemists and theorists in the last quarter century because it is one of the few fields workable by state of the art techniques of both camps. This work collects together most of the crucial rate and stereochemical data in a single volume, along with a critical analysis of each of these reactions. Unlike reviews or other books in this area that focus on reaction types, e.g.. electrocyclic reactions, or Claisen rearrangements, this volume is organized like the Chemical Abstracts Formula Index, but with an important exception: all of the relevant derivatives of each parent compound are discussed with the parent and not in their logical formula index positions. As it is not always obvious what is a parent material and what is a derivative, detailed cross-references are included throughout. An important aspect of this edition is the inclusion of calculational results that provide insight, often more than was anticipated, into these relatively simple reactions. Energetics of thermal isomerization reactions Stereochemistry of thermal isomerization reactions Organization to facilitate and integrate global analyses Comparison of experimental and theoretical results



Alkenes and Aromatics

Alkenes and Aromatics Author P G Taylor
ISBN-10 9781847557827
Release 2007-10-31
Pages 184
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Alkenes and Aromatics examines the reaction mechanisms associated with carbon-carbon double bonds, and then goes on to look at aromatic substitution (nitration, halogenation, sulfonation and Friedel Crafts reactions). The formation and reactions of diazonium ions are also discussed. This knowledge is then applied to the synthesis of pseudoephedrine, highlighting the key aspects of synthesis, such as yields, stereochemistry and reaction conditions. A Case Study on the organic chemical industry completes the book, providing a background as to why understanding organic reactions is so important. The Molecular World series provides an integrated introduction to all branches of chemistry for both students wishing to specialise and those wishing to gain a broad understanding of chemistry and its relevance to the everyday world and to other areas of science. The books, with their Case Studies and accompanying multi-media interactive CD-ROMs, will also provide valuable resource material for teachers and lecturers. (The CD-ROMs are designed for use on a PC running Windows 95, 98, ME or 2000.)



The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic Inorganic Hybrid Materials

The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic Inorganic Hybrid Materials Author Knut Rurack
ISBN-10 0470552697
Release 2010-04-07
Pages 780
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The combination of supramolecular chemistry, inorganic solids, and nanotechnology has already led to significant advances in many areas such as sensing, controlled motion, and delivery. By making possible an unprecedented tunability of the properties of nanomaterials, these techniques open up whole new areas of application for future supramolecular concepts. The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Materials gathers current knowledge on the subject and provides an overview of the present state and upcoming challenges in this rapidly growing, highly cross- or interdisciplinary research field. The book details how these designed materials can improve existing materials or generate novel functional features such as chemical amplification, cooperative binding and signal enhancement that are difficult or not at all achievable by classical organic supramolecular chemistry. It also discusses issues related to nanofabrication or nanotechnology such as the directed and controlled assembly or disassembly, biomimetic functions and strategies, and the gating and switching of surface functions or morphology.



Advances in Spatial Data Handling

Advances in Spatial Data Handling Author Dianne Richardson
ISBN-10 9783642560941
Release 2013-04-17
Pages 562
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This book, entitled Advances in Spatial Data Handling, is a compendium of papers resulting from the International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling (SDH), held in Ottawa, Canada, July 9-12, 2002. The SDH conference series has been organised as one of the main activities of the International Geographical Union (IGU) since it was first started in Zurich in 1984. In the late 1990’s the IGU Commission of Geographic Information Systems was discontinued and a study group was formed to succeed it in 1997. Much like the IGU Commission, the objectives of the Study Group are to create a network of people and research centres addressing geographical information science and to facilitate exchange of information. The International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, which is the most important activity of the IGU Study Group, has, throughout its 18 year history been highly regarded as one of the most important GIS conferences in the world.



Spectroelectrochemistry

Spectroelectrochemistry Author Wolfgang Kaim
ISBN-10 9780854045501
Release 2008
Pages 236
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A practical guidebook illustrating the applications of spectroelectrochemistry to the understanding of redox reactions through identification of their intermediaries and products.