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Colour Design

Colour Design

By: J Best

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Given its importance in analysing and influencing the world around us, an understanding of colour is a vital tool in any design process. Colour design provides a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the use of colour, from the fundamental principles of what colour is to its important applications across a vast range of industries. Part one covers the main principles and theories of colour, focusing on the human visual system and the psychology of colour perception. Part two goes on to review colour measurement and description, including consideration of international standards,...

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Exploring Education for Digital Librarians

Exploring Education for Digital Librarians

By: Sue Myburgh; Anna Maria Tammaro

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 17-APR-2013

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Exploring Education for Digital Librarians provides a refreshing perspective on the discipline and profession of Library and Information Science (LIS), with a focus on preparing students for careers as librarians who can deal with present and future digital information environments. A re-examination of the knowledge base of the field, combined with a proposed theoretical structure for LIS, provide the basis for this work, which also examines competencies for practice as well as some of the international changes in the nature of higher education. The authors finally suggest a model that...

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Information Dynamics in Virtual Worlds

Information Dynamics in Virtual Worlds

By: Woody Evans

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2011

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Presents a broad examination of the nature of virtual worlds and the potential they provide in managing and expressing information practices through that medium, grounding information professionals and students of new media in the fundamental elements of virtual worlds and online gaming. The book details the practical issues in finding and using information in virtual environments and presents a general theory of librarianship as it relates to virtual gaming worlds. It is encompassed by a set of best practice methods that libraries can effectively execute in their own environments,...

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Principles of Colour and Appearance Measurement

Principles of Colour and Appearance Measurement

By: Asim Roy Choudhury

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Colour and appearance perceptions are very complex psychological phenomena. Written by one of the foremost authorities in the field, this major two-volume work addresses the key topics required to understand the issues and manage colour effectively. Principles of colour appearance and measurement Volume 1 addresses how objects appear to viewers, how they perceive colour and the major types of instrumentation used to measure colour. Chapters detail the characteristics of light sources and object colour and appearance attributes. The complexities of human visual perception, unusual visual...

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Measuring Shape

Measuring Shape

By: F. Neal; John Russ

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2012

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Clear, accessible, and well-organized, this book provides a one-stop resource on the various techniques of 2- and 3D shape description and measurement. It presents consistent and coherent summaries of the various methods so that engineers, researchers, and others can compare methods, select the one appropriate for their specific task, and gain enough detailed information about them to implement and test them. It includes practical application such as relating fractal dimension of nuclear membranes in cells to disease, or relating harmonic analysis to weathering of sediments, or classifying...

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The Art of Product Design: Changing How Things Get Made

The Art of Product Design: Changing How Things Get Made

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Embrace Open Engineering and accelerate the design and manufacturing processes Product development is a team sport, but most companies don't practice it that way. Organizations should be drawing on the creativity of engaged customers and outsiders, but instead they rely on the same small group of internal "experts" for new ideas. Designers and engineers should be connecting with marketing, sales, customer support, suppliers, and most importantly, customers. The Art of Product Design explains the rise of "Open Engineering," a way of breaking down barriers and taking advantage of web-based...

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Biomedical Imaging

Biomedical Imaging

By: Peter Morris

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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The development of imaging techniques is of great importance for the diagnosis of disease, monitoring of medical implants and for strategies for personalised medicine. Significant advances are being made in this technology and Biomedical imaging discusses the technologies and latest developments in this increasingly important field. Chapters in part one explore the full scale of imaging technologies from Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) to Positron Emission Tomography (PET), as well as the Next Generation techniques that could provide the basis for personalised medicine. Part two highlights...

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Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition

Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition

By: Anthony C. Caputo

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 20-APR-2014

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The use of digital surveillance technology is rapidly growing as it becomes significantly cheaper for live and remote monitoring. The second edition of Digital Video Surveillance and Security provides the most current and complete reference for security professionals and consultants as they plan, design, and implement surveillance systems to secure their places of business. By providing the necessary explanations of terms, concepts, and technological capabilities, this revised edition addresses the newest technologies and solutions available on the market today. With clear...

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Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD

Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD

By: M Stott

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2012

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The invention of computer aided design (CAD) has revolutionised pattern cutting for clothing. Lectra’s Modaris pattern cutting software is a key tool in pattern production. Using a practical approach and clear examples throughout, Pattern cutting for clothing using CAD is an essential guide for all users of Lectra Modaris. Beginning with an overview of the role of patterns in clothing manufacture, the key documents and tools of the trade are discussed before the keyboard, mouse and screen layout in Lectra Modaris are introduced. Title blocks and all aspects of digitising a clothing...

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Innovative Jacquard Textile Design Using Digital Technologies

Innovative Jacquard Textile Design Using Digital Technologies

By: F Ng; J Zhou

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 26-FEB-2013

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Jacquard fabrics feature intricately woven designs. Through the use of digital technology, new design concepts, principles and methods for producing jacquard fabrics have been established, facilitating the creation of a range of novel effects. Innovative jacquard textile design using digital technologies is a unique guide to the fundamental design principles, techniques and applications resulting from this important development. Beginning with an introduction to jacquard textile design, the book goes on to give an overview of the development of jacquard fabrics and textile design...

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3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, 2nd Edition

3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, 2nd Edition

By: Fletcher Dunn; Ian Parberry

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

Publication Date: 02-NOV-2011

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This engaging book presents the essential mathematics needed to describe, simulate, and render a 3D world. Reflecting both academic and in-the-trenches practical experience, the authors teach you how to describe objects and their positions, orientations, and trajectories in 3D using mathematics. The text provides an introduction to mathematics for game designers, including the fundamentals of coordinate spaces, vectors, and matrices. It also covers orientation in three dimensions, calculus and dynamics, graphics, and parametric curves. ...

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TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

By: Rashid Saeed; Stephen Shellhammer

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This book explains the TV white space concept and looks at how these spaces can be used to bring new applications and uses to customers. The text provides an extensive survey of this new technology, exploring various application areas as well as open areas for research. In addition, it discusses business opportunities and addresses deployment challenges. The book also covers regulations and system requirements. Other topics discussed include collaborative sensing, spectrum sharing, and interoperability. ...

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The Image Processing Handbook, Sixth Edition

The Image Processing Handbook, Sixth Edition

By: John Russ

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 07-APR-2011

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This sixth edition explores the tools used to acquire, process, and analyze data contained in images, for a wide variety of scientific fields. Using new examples and diagrams, it presents new sections on selecting a camera with resolution appropriate for use on light microscopes, the ability of current cameras to capture raw images with high dynamic range, and imaging in more than two dimensions. The book also discusses Dmax for x-ray images and combining images with different exposure settings to further extend the dynamic range. New coverage also includes shape measurements and...

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Sustainability in Engineering Design

Sustainability in Engineering Design

By: Anthony Johnson; Andy Gibson

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

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Designed for use in engineering design courses, and as a reference for industry professionals learning sustainable design concepts and practical methods, Sustainability in Engineering Design focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. This book introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process. The book also covers important design topics such as project and team management, client management, performance prediction, and the social and environmental effects of sustainable engineering...

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Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Proven and emerging strategies for addressing document and records management risk within the framework of information governance principles and best practices Information Governance (IG) is a rapidly emerging "super discipline" and is now being applied to electronic document and records management, email, social media, cloud computing, mobile computing, and, in fact, the management and output of information organization-wide. IG leverages information technologies to enforce policies, procedures and controls to manage information risk in compliance with legal and litigation demands,...

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High Performance Responsive Design

High Performance Responsive Design

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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Responsive Web Design (RWD) requires a more abstract way of responding to a user's behavior and environment. There’s a delicate balance between designing for a user's context and insuring that the performance of the design is not weighed down by special elements. High Performance Responsive Design is the first book to approach RWD with performance in mind. You'll learn how to create website designs that are both high performing and compelling for the context of the user....

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Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

By: Soumya Pandit; Chittaranjan Mandal; Amit Patra

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

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The objective of this book is twofold. First is to introduce to traditional analog design professionals the various structured CAD approaches for analog design, desired knowledge about the physics of MOS transistors, device modeling, nano-scale characterization and challenges, and CAD techniques to handle them. Second is to motivate young researchers and post-graduate students to develop research careers in the high-level analog design automation domain. This book presents the foundation knowledge for them. ...

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Image Analysis and Modeling in Ophthalmology

Image Analysis and Modeling in Ophthalmology

By: Eddie Ng; U. Acharya; Jasjit Suri; Aurelio Campilho

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

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Successful thermal modeling of the human eye helps in the early diagnosis of eye abnormalities such as inflammation, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma—all leading causes of blindness. This book presents a unified work of eye imaging and modeling techniques that have been proposed and applied to ophthalmologic problems. It delves into various morphological, texture, higher order spectra, and wavelet transformation techniques used to extract important diagnostic features from images, which can then be analyzed by a data scientist for automated diagnosis. ...

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Getting Started in ZBrush

Getting Started in ZBrush

By: Greg Johnson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Getting Started in ZBrush is a gentle introduction to ZBrush, today’s premier digital sculpting program. Beginning with the fundamentals of digital sculpting as well as a thorough introduction to the user interface, Getting Started in ZBrush will have you creating a variety of professional-level 3D models in no-time. More than just another button-pushing manual, this comprehensive guide is packed with start-to-finish projects that ease you into the workflow of the program, while at the same time providing tips and tricks that will allow you to achieve certain tasks much more...

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Fearless Drawing

Fearless Drawing

By: Kerry Lemon

Publisher: Quarry Books

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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Fearless Drawing is a fun and beautiful book exploring how to rediscover the joy of drawing. There is a terrific fear attached to drawing, a frozen panic, a cry of I can’t draw! Embark on 22 adventures to re-ignite the profound joy and artistic passion of drawing for every reader. Author Kerry Lemon uses a wide range of exercises and encouraging guidance to allow the reader to fall in love with the process of physically creating marks and shapes across a page. Only by enjoying the process will you begin to draw regularly, and of course, lots of drawing leads to lots of improvement! As...