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Gesture Generation by Imitation

Gesture Generation by Imitation Author Michael Kipp
ISBN-10 1581122551
Release 2005
Pages 280
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Published version of dissertation submitted to the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Technology. Saarland University. Saarbrucken, Germany, 2003.



Imitation

Imitation Author Heather Hildenbrand
ISBN-10 1939106435
Release 2015-05-19
Pages 239
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Everyone is exactly like me. There is no one like me. Ven wrestles with these contradicting truths every day. A clone of wealthy eighteen-year-old Raven Rogen, Ven knows everything about the girl she was created to serve: the clothes she wears, the boys she loves, the friends she loves to hate. Yet she s never met the Authentic Raven face-to-face. Imitations like Ven only get to leave the lab when they re needed to replace a dead Authentic, donate an organ, or complete a specific mission. And Raven has never needed Ven . . . until now. When there is an attack on Raven s life, Ven is thrust into the real world, posing as Raven to draw out the people who tried to harm her. But as Ven dives deeper into Raven s world, she begins to question everything she was ever told. She exists for Raven, but is she prepared to sacrifice herself for a girl she s never met? Fans of "Cinder," "The Selection" and "Sara Shepard s Lying Game" series will love "Imitation," a thrilling, action-packed novel sure to keep readers guessing until the very last page. This is a new release of the previously self-published title."



3rd Generation and Beyond

3rd Generation and Beyond Author Danna Pycher
ISBN-10 1480284777
Release 2013-01-20
Pages 152
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"By this time, you would think we would have learned our lesson. By now, you would think humankind would have found a way to live together peacefully. For some reason that is not the case. 3rd Generation and Beyond takes us on a journey through the perspective of a young woman who wants to know why we still can't seem to find common ground. Her insightful life philosophies are all inspired by her view of the world as a third generation descendant of the Holocaust. Her grandparents experienced the worst of times, yet still held onto the belief that life can and should be beautiful. Their life lessons will help you discover how we can all create a better world"--Cover.



Gesture Generation by Imitation

Gesture Generation by Imitation Author Michael Kipp
ISBN-10 1581122551
Release 2005
Pages 280
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Published version of dissertation submitted to the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Technology. Saarland University. Saarbrucken, Germany, 2003.



The Book of Imitation and Desire Reading Milan Kundera with Rene Girard

The Book of Imitation and Desire  Reading Milan Kundera with Rene Girard Author Trevor Cribben Merrill
ISBN-10 9781441195463
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 208
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Trevor Cribben Merrill offers a bold reassessment of Milan Kundera's place in the contemporary canon. Harold Bloom and others have dismissed the Franco-Czech author as a maker of "period pieces�? that lost currency once the Berlin Wall fell. Merrill refutes this view, revealing a previously unexplored dimension of Kundera's fiction. Building on theorist René Girard's notion of "triangular desire,�? he shows that modern classics such as The Unbearable Lightness of Being and The Book of Laughter and Forgetting display a counterintuitive-and bitterly funny-understanding of human attraction. Most works of fiction (and most movies, too) depict passionate feelings as deeply authentic and spontaneous. Kundera's novels and short stories overturn this romantic dogma. A pounding heart and sweaty palms could mean that we have found "the One�? at last-or they could attest to the influence of a model whose desires we are unconsciously borrowing: our amorous predilections may owe less to personal taste or physical chemistry than they do to imitative desire. At once a comprehensive survey of Kundera's novels and a witty introduction to Girard's mimetic theory, The Book of Imitation and Desire challenges our assumptions about human motive and renews our understanding of a major contemporary author.



Alone

Alone Author Scott Sigler
ISBN-10 9780553393200
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 544
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In the final installment of an exhilarating sci-fi adventure trilogy in the vein of The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Red Rising, Scott Sigler’s unforgettable heroine, Em Savage, must come to grips once and for all with the perilous mysteries of her own existence. “We thought this place was our destiny—not our doom.” Pawns in a millennia-old struggle, the young people known only as the Birthday Children were genetically engineered to survive on the planet Omeyocan—but they were never meant to live there. They were made to be “overwritten,” their minds wiped and replaced by the consciousnesses of the monsters who created them. Em changed all of that. She unified her people and led a revolt against their creators. Em and her friends escaped an ancient ghost ship and fled to Omeyocan. They thought they would find an uninhabited paradise. Instead, they found the ruins of a massive city long since swallowed by the jungle. And they weren’t alone. The Birthday Children fought for survival against the elements, jungle wildlife, the “Grownups” who created them . . . and, as evil corrupted their numbers, even against themselves. With these opponents finally defeated, Em and her people realized that more threats were coming, traveling from across the universe to lay claim to their planet. The Birthday Children have prepared as best they can against this alien armada. Now, as the first ships reach orbit around Omeyocan, the final battle for the planet begins. Praise for Alone “Another Scott Sigler masterpiece . . . thrills on every page, shocking turns, vulnerable and powerful characters, heartbreak, and battles.”—Amy Braun, award-winning author of the Dark Sky series “Thrilling . . . an incredible end to an incredible series.”—Bingeing on Books Praise for Scott Sigler’s Alive “Suspenseful . . . [Alive] lives up to its hype, packing plenty of thrills. . . . A page-turner that whets the appetite for volume 2.”—Entertainment Weekly “Fascinating and intriguing . . . a cross between Lord of the Flies and The Maze Runner and yet . . . so much more.”—Fresh Fiction “A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a novel.”—Pierce Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red Rising “Unstoppable and real, M. Savage is one hell of a heroine. Get ready to be left breathless.”—Kristin Cast, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series “Sigler has created a wonderful and engrossing character in M. Savage. Strong and smart, but with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage girl, she’s someone you’ll definitely want on your side when s**t hits the fan, which it most certainly does.”—Veronica Belmont, host of Sword & Laser “The puzzle unfolds masterfully, right down to the last page.”—Phil Plait, PhD, author of Bad Astronomy



Dorian

Dorian Author Will Self
ISBN-10 9780802199348
Release 2007-12-01
Pages 288
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Henry Wotton, gay, drug addicted, and husband of Batface, the irrefutably aristocratic daughter of the Duke of This or That, is at the center of a clique dedicated to dissolution. His friend Baz Hallward, an artist, has discovered a young man who is the very epitome of male beauty — Dorian Gray. His installation Cathode Narcissus captures all of Dorian's allure, and, perhaps, something else. Certainly, after a night of debauchery that climaxes in a veritable conga line of buggery, Wotton and Hallward are caught in the hideous web of a retrovirus that becomes synonymous with the decade. Sixteen years later the Royal Broodmare, as Wotton has dubbed her, lies dying in a Parisian underpass. But what of Wotton and Hallward? How have they fared as stocks soar and T-cell counts plummet? And what of Dorian? How is it that he remains so youthful while all around him shrivel and die? Set against the AIDS epidemic of the eighties and nineties, Will Self's Dorian is a shameless reworking of our most significant myth of shamelessness, brilliantly evoking the decade in which it was fine to stare into the abyss, so long as you were wearing two pairs of Ray-Bans.



KJV Deluxe Reference Bible Super Giant Print Imitation Leather Black Indexed Red Letter Edition

KJV  Deluxe Reference Bible  Super Giant Print  Imitation Leather  Black  Indexed  Red Letter Edition Author Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10 9780785215615
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 1952
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Experience the richness of God’s Word with the KJV Super Giant Print Reference Bible. Your eyes will thank you.



KJV Deluxe Reference Bible Giant Print Imitation Leather Black Indexed Red Letter Edition

KJV  Deluxe Reference Bible  Giant Print  Imitation Leather  Black  Indexed  Red Letter Edition Author Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10 9780785215288
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 1568
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Read with confidence. Read with ease. The KJV Giant Print Reference Bible gives you everything you need to do both.



Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems

Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems Author M. Ani Hsieh
ISBN-10 9783642551468
Release 2014-06-07
Pages 450
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Distributed robotics is a rapidly growing and maturing interdisciplinary research area lying at the intersection of computer science, network science, control theory, and electrical and mechanical engineering. The goal of the Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS) is to exchange and stimulate research ideas to realize advanced distributed robotic systems. This volume of proceedings includes 31 original contributions presented at the 2012 International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS 2012) held in November 2012 at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD USA. The selected papers in this volume are authored by leading researchers from Asia, Europa, and the Americas, thereby providing a broad coverage and perspective of the state-of-the-art technologies, algorithms, system architectures, and applications in distributed robotic systems. The book is organized into five parts, representative of critical long-term and emerging research thrusts in the multi-robot community: Coordination for Perception, Coverage, and Tracking; Task Allocation and Coordination Strategies; Modular Robots and Novel Mechanisms and Sensors; Formation Control and Planning for Robot Teams; and Learning, Adaptation, and Cognition for Robot Teams.



Live Right and Find Happiness Although Beer Is Much Faster

Live Right and Find Happiness  Although Beer Is Much Faster Author Dave Barry
ISBN-10 9780425280140
Release 2016-08-09
Pages 240
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During the course of living (mumble, mumble) years, American humourist Dave Barry has learned much of wisdom,* (*actual wisdom not guaranteed) and he is eager to pass it on to the next generation, the generation after that and to those idiots who make driving to the grocery store in Florida a death-defying experience. By the end of this book, if you do not feel wiser, richer in knowledge, more attuned to the universe... We wouldn't be at all surprised. But you'll have had a lot to laugh about!



KJV Deluxe Reference Bible Compact Large Print Imitation Leather Black Red Letter Edition

KJV  Deluxe Reference Bible  Compact  Large Print  Imitation Leather  Black  Red Letter Edition Author Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10 9780785215875
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 1504
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Study on the go with this easy-to-read and easy-to-carry reference edition of the time-tested King James Version Bible.



The Complete Imitation of Christ

The Complete Imitation of Christ Author Thomas à Kempis
ISBN-10 9781612611181
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 400
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“There is no better edition of this classic, than this careful and insightful volume.” —Michael Downey, editor, The New Dictionary of Catholic Spirituality Published in over 6,000 editions before the twentieth century, this classic work has been called “the most influential work in Christian literature,” “a landmark in the history of the human mind,” and “the fifth gospel.” Now and for the first time comes an exhaustive edition that is bound to become a classic in its own right. Fr. John-Julian introduces Kempis and his Imitation in ways that will shock many who have read the book before. For example, Protestant devotees to the book may be astounded to discover that Thomas was not only a Roman Catholic but an ardent traditionalist contemplative monk, as well. Catholic readers may be amazed to discover that he was a radical moral reformer and part of a group twice formally charged with heresy. Notes and introductions to every aspect of the Imitation open up the meaning of it to the next generation of readers. “Renowned for its simple and practical approach to the Christian spiritual life, The Imitation of Christ has been treasured by countless generations. In our own day, there is no better edition of this Thomas a Kempis classic than this careful and insightful volume.” -Michael Downey, editor, The New Dictionary of Catholic Spirituality



Imitation In Death

Imitation In Death Author J. D. Robb
ISBN-10 1101190833
Release 2003-08-26
Pages 352
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In this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series from J. D. Robb, Lieutenant Eve Dallas becomes entangled in the deadly mind game of a vicious copycat killer... Summer, 2059. A man wearing a cape and a top hat approaches a prostitute on a dark, New York City street. Minutes later, the woman is dead. Left at the scene is a letter addressed to Lieutenant Eve Dallas, inviting her to play his game and unveil his identity. He signs it, “Jack.” Now Dallas is in pursuit of a murderer who knows as much about the history of serial killers like Jack the Ripper and the Boston Strangler as she does. He has studied the most notorious and the most vicious slayings in modern times. But he also wants to make his own mark. He has chosen his victim: Eve Dallas. And all Eve knows is that he plans to mimic the most infamous murderers of all... From the Paperback edition.



The Shape and Message of Book III Psalms 73 89

The Shape and Message of Book III  Psalms 73 89 Author Robert L. Cole
ISBN-10 9780567494474
Release 2000-03-01
Pages 264
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This study of Book III of the Psalter examines evidence for the canonical organization of these seventeen psalms and finds cohesive links that create a consistent and coherent dialogue throughout. Continual laments by a righteous individual on behalf of and in concert with the nation spring from the non-fulfilment of hopes raised in Psalm 72 at the end of Book II. Divine answers give reasons for the continuing desolation but assure the eventual establishment of a kingdom without specifying its time. Book III ends as it began, asking how long God's wrath will smoulder, and in response Book IV opens with Psalm 90 contrasting human and divine perspectives on time.



Imitation Game

Imitation Game Author Jim Ottaviani
ISBN-10 9781613129319
Release 2016-03-22
Pages 240
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Award winning authors Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis present a historically accurate graphic novel biography of English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing (1912–1954) is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science. The Imitation Game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing’s life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and artificial intelligence. His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis. While Turing’s achievements remain relevant decades after his death, the story of his life in post-war Europe continues to fascinate audiences today. Award-winning duo Jim Ottaviani (the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Feynman and Primates) and artist Leland Purvis (an Eisner and Ignatz Award nominee and occasional reviewer for the Comics Journal) present a factually detailed account of Turing’s life and groundbreaking research—as an unconventional genius who was arrested, tried, convicted, and punished for being openly gay, and whose innovative work still fuels the computing and communication systems that define our modern world. Computer science buffs, comics fans, and history aficionados will be captivated by this riveting and tragic story of one of the 20th century’s most unsung heroes.



A Fine Imitation

A Fine Imitation Author Amber Brock
ISBN-10 9781101905111
Release 2016
Pages 304
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Enduring a life of lonely desperation in spite of her beauty, pedigree, and Park Avenue penthouse, Vera is drawn to a secretive French artist who is painting a mural in her coveted building, a relationship that reminds her about a talented forger from her past who nearly cost her everything.