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Practical Maya Programming with Python

Practical Maya Programming with Python

By: Robert Galanakis

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2014

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Unleash the power of Python in Maya and unlock your creativity Create and customize UIs using standard tools and libraries Understand how Maya can leverage advanced Python features Make your tools, and Maya itself, fully automatable In Detail Autodesk Maya is a 3D computer graphics software. It offers a vast and flexible set of features utilizing Python. It is not difficult to get started using Python in Autodesk Maya, but it can be difficult to go from writing procedural, MEL-inspired tools to building the powerful yet simple systems that Python promises. Practical...

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jQuery for Designers : Beginner's Guide - Second Edition

jQuery for Designers : Beginner's Guide - Second Edition

By: Natalie MacLees

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2014

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Design interactive websites to improve user experience by using the popular JavaScript library Enhance the user experience of your site by adding useful jQuery features – provide easy navigation, communicate updates and changes, and allow site visitors to interact with content Learn the modular approach to jQuery, including the addition of plug-ins to achieve advanced effects without writing much code at all A step-by-step approach to beginning jQuery, including the creation of rapid, powerful, dynamic web pages and web applications In Detail This book offers...

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The Virtual Training Guidebook

The Virtual Training Guidebook

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 10-JAN-2014

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Packed with checklists, advice, and howto features, The Virtual Training Guidebook teaches you how to design, deliver, and implement live online learning. This book will help learning professionals transition to the online classroom by taking a holistic look at successful implementation, including gaining organizational support, selecting a platform, designing classes, selecting facilitators, preparing participants, global considerations, and the logistics required for success. ...

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The Future of the Academic Journal

The Future of the Academic Journal

By: Bill Cope; Angus Phillips

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

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The world of the academic journal continues to be one of radical change. A follow-up volume to the first edition of The Future of the Academic Journal , this book is a significant contribution to the debates around the future of journals publishing. The book takes an international perspective and looks ahead at how the industry will continue to develop over the next few years. With contributions from leading academics and industry professionals, the book provides a reliable and impartial view of this fast-changing area. The book includes various discussions on the future of journals,...

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Making Sense of Space

Making Sense of Space

By: Iryna Kuksa; Mark Childs

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 16-JUN-2014

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The use of Virtual Worlds (VWs) has increased in the last decade. VWs are used for communication, education, community building, creative arts, and more. A good deal of research has been conducted into learning and VWs, but other areas remain ripe for investigation. Factors from technological platforms to the nature and conventions of the communities that use VWs must be considered, in order to achieve the best possible interaction between virtual spaces and their users. Making Sense of Space focuses on the background to these issues, describing a range of case studies conducted by the...

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Motion Deblurring

Motion Deblurring

By: A. N. Rajagopalan; Rama Chellappa

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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A comprehensive guide to restoring images degraded by motion blur, bridging the traditional approaches and emerging computational photography-based techniques, and bringing together a wide range of methods emerging from basic theory as well as cutting-edge research. It encompasses both algorithms and architectures, providing detailed coverage of practical techniques by leading researchers. From an algorithms perspective, blind and non-blind approaches are discussed, including the use of single or multiple images; projective motion blur model; image priors and parametric models; high...

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Information and the Nature of Reality

Information and the Nature of Reality

By: Paul Davies; Niels Henrik Gregersen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Many scientists regard mass and energy as the primary currency of nature. In recent years, however, the concept of information has gained importance. Why? In this book, eminent scientists, philosophers and theologians chart various aspects of information, from quantum information to biological and digital information, in order to understand how nature works. Beginning with a historical treatment of the topic, the book also examines physical and biological approaches to information, and its philosophical, theological and ethical implications. ...

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The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes

The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 28-JUL-2014

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Scott Kelby, author of the top-selling digital photography book of all time, is back with an entirely new book in his popular series that picks up right where part 4 left off. It’s more of that “Ah ha—so that’s how they do it,” straight-to-the-point, skip-the-technojargon stuff you can really use today that made part 1 so successful. In parts 1 through 4 of this series, the most popular chapter in the book has always been the last chapter: “Photo Recipes to Help You Get ‘The Shot’.” In each of those chapters, Scott shows a final image and then describes how to get that type of...

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Behind the Seen: How Walter Murch Edited Cold Mountain Using Apple’s Final Cut Pro and What This Means for Cinema

Behind the Seen: How Walter Murch Edited Cold Mountain Using Apple’s Final Cut Pro and What This Means for Cinema

By: Charles Koppelman

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2004

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The first volume to reveal the post-production process of a major motion picture (Cold Mountain) edited entirely in Final Cut Pro! Offers a rare inside glimpse at the creative process of one of cinema's giants: threetime Academy Award-winning editor Walter Murch. Includes anecdotes from the director, edit staff, and producers; photos, emails, and journal entries from Murch; and behind-the-scenes insights. Accounts from Apple's Final Cut Pro team about what they think about the future of it in feature films. As the first software-only desktop nonlinear editing system, Final...

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Suchmaschinenoptimierung mit Google Webmaster Tools

Suchmaschinenoptimierung mit Google Webmaster Tools

By: Stephan Czysch

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2014

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Die kostenlos von Google bereitgestellten Webmaster-Tools helfen Websiteinhabern dabei, ihre Webseiten zu konfigurieren, zu analysieren und zu optimieren. Sie bieten ihnen unter anderem Antworten auf die Fragen “Zu welchen Suchanfragen wird meine Website gefunden?“, “Wer verlinkt auf meine Website?“, “Wie viele Seiten meines Webauftritts werden von Google tatsächlich indexiert?“ und “Welche Optimierung kann ich vornehmen?”. Unverzichtbar sind die Tools u.a. für die Suchmaschinenoptimierung. Wer eine umfassende Anleitung zum Einsatz der Google Webmaster-Tools sucht, ist bei diesem Buch genau...

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David Busch’s Mastering Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography

David Busch’s Mastering Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2014

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Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras are hot! Smaller and lighter than older-style SLRs, mirrorless ILC models use more compact lenses and accessories, and can be easily adapted to use lenses and gear originally designed for conventional SLR cameras-so you can downsize your camera kit and continue using much of your favorite gear. Many mirrorless ILC models are also loaded with popular features like built-in GPS, Wi-Fi, touch screens, autofocus systems, high speed shooting, and other innovations. If you're the proud owner of a new mirrorless ILC, DAVID BUSCH'S MASTERING MIRRORLESS...

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Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

By: Shafiq Alam; Gillian Dobbie; Yun Koh; Saeed ur Rehman

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Biologically-inspired data mining has a wide variety of applications in areas such as data clustering, classification, sequential pattern mining, and information extraction in healthcare and bioinformatics. Over the past decade, research materials in this area have dramatically increased, providing clear evidence of the popularity of these techniques. Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining exemplifies prestigious research and shares the practices that have allowed these areas to grow and flourish. This essential reference publication highlights contemporary...

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Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming Industry

Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming Industry

By: Julie Prescott; Julie McGurren

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Occupational segregation is an important issue and can be detrimental to women. There is a strong need for more women in science, engineering, and information technology, which are traditionally male dominated fields. Female representation in the computer gaming industry is a potential way to increase the presence of women in other computer-related fields. Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming Industry provides a collection of high-quality empirical studies and personal experiences of women working in male-dominated fields with a particular focus on the media and...

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Design For Kids

Design For Kids

By: Debra Levin Gelman

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

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Emotion. Ego. Impatience. Stubbornness. Characteristics like these make creating sites and apps for kids a daunting proposition. However, with a bit of knowledge, you can design experiences that help children think, play, and learn. With Design for Kids, you'll learn how to create digital products for today's connected generation....

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iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way

iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way

By: Jeff Carlson

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2014

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For anyone who has ever used an iPhone or iPad, you know there is a powerful video camera inside that can shoot phenomenal HD video and is incredibly easy to use . But simply shooting video is only one step to visualizing and digitizing  your creative efforts. In iPad and iPhone Video, bestselling author Jeff Carlson shows you how to best harness the powers of these remarkable devices. Jeff explores all the steps to shooting great video in a variety of scenarios, from outdoor sunny arenas to dark concert venues. He’ll explain everything you need to know about editing the results in order...

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Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X

By: David Nahmani

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2014

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• Lektions- und Mediendateien zur Bearbeitung der praktischen Übungen stehen als Download bereit (in englischer Sprache)• Die einzelnen Lektionen sind jeweils sorgfältig auf praktische Aufgaben zugeschnitten, die sich Ihnen bei der täglichen Arbeit stellen, und zeigen Ihnen, wie Sie sie meistern• Wiederholungsfragen fassen den Lernstoff zusammen und helfen Ihnen, sich für die Zertifizierungsprüfung von Apple vorzubereiten.• Das Buch ist in einem leicht verständlichen Stil geschrieben• Die reiche Bebilderung hilft Ihnen, die vorgestellten Techniken schnell zu beherrschen• Die Angabe der...

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Astrophotography

Astrophotography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Today's photographic equipment allows amateurs to take pictures of the stars that far surpass images taken just a few decades ago by even the largest observatories-and this book will teach you how.Author and world-renowned astrophotographer Thierry Legault teaches the art and techniques of astrophotography: from simple camera-on-tripod night-scene imaging of constellations, star trails, eclipses, artificial satellites, and polar auroras to more intensive astrophotography using specialized equipment for lunar, planetary, solar, and deep-sky imaging. Legault shares advice on equipment and...

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The Sony a7 and a7R

The Sony a7 and a7R

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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This book is a guide to using the Sony a7 and a7R, the first full frame, autofocus system cameras. The less-expensive a7 has a 24-megapixel sensor for shooting rapidly changing scenes; the a7R has a 36-megapixel sensor for ultimate image sharpness. Both use advanced image-processing algorithms and can use any manufacturer's lens when matched with an adapter. The electronic viewfinder gives an accurate preview of the image, ensuring technically excellent photographs by preventing mistakes in color temperature, depth of field, and exposure. All features of the a7 and a7R are covered, including...

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E-Governance and Social Inclusion

E-Governance and Social Inclusion

By: Scott Baum; Arun Mahizhnan

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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The application of e-government technologies has led to increased public participation and social inclusion, while allowing for greater government transparency. These technologies provide accessibility to online content and services while offering the public an active voice in governmental issues. E-Governance and Social Inclusion: Concepts and Cases presents current and emerging research about the implementation of technology in government and its broad social implications. This handbook aims to be a comprehensive reference publication for academicians, researchers, practitioners, students,...

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Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies

Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies

By: Steven Thompson

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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With rapid advancements in human enhancement technologies, society struggles with many issues, such as definition, effects, participation, regulation, and control. Current and future initiatives in these technologies may not be in the participants’ best interests; therefore, it is imperative for research on humanitarian considerations to be available to those affiliated with this field. Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies compiles prestigious research and provides a well-rounded composite of the field’s role in emerging technologies. Addressing both...