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Bloggers Boot Camp, 2nd Edition

Bloggers Boot Camp, 2nd Edition

By: Charlie White; John Biggs

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Anyone can build a blog. It’s quite easy. The difficult part is keeping it relevant, technically sound, and popular. Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to blog for success. It teaches you how to find a niche, find your unique voice, and how to hold a conversation with an audience. It provides information on all the right tools for the blog, and it offers best ways to promote your blog and content for maximum success and a profitable life.  Though rules in creating compelling content haven’t really changed, ways in which the world blogs has since the last edition. The authors have...

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Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, + Website, 5th Edition

Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, + Website, 5th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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A one-stop shop for background and current thinking on the development and uses of rates of return on capital Completely revised for this highly anticipated fifth edition, Cost of Capital contains expanded materials on estimating the basic building blocks of the cost of equity capital, the risk-free rate, and equity risk premium. There is also discussion of the volatility created by the financial crisis in 2008, the subsequent recession and uncertain recovery, and how those events have fundamentally changed how we need to interpret the inputs to the models we use to develop these...

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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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Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment

Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment

By: Giuseppe Campolieti; Roman Makarov

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2014

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Tested and refined through years of the authors’ teaching experiences, this text provides a unified, self-contained account of the main theory and application of methods behind modern-day financial mathematics. With an abundance of examples, problems, and fully worked out solutions, the text introduces the financial theory and relevant mathematical methods in a mathematically rigorous yet engaging way. Unlike similar texts in the field, this one presents multiple problem-solving approaches, linking related comprehensive techniques for pricing different types of financial derivatives. ...

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Optics of Aperiodic Structures: Fundamentals and Device Applications

Optics of Aperiodic Structures: Fundamentals and Device Applications

By: Negro, Dal

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2013

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This book presents state-of-the-art contributions from a number of leading experts that actively work worldwide in the rapidly growing, highly interdisciplinary, and fascinating fields of aperiodic optics and complex photonics. Edited by Luca Dal Negro, a prominent researcher in these areas of optical science, the book covers the fundamental, computational, and experimental aspects of deterministic aperiodic structures, as well as numerous device and engineering applications to dense optical filters, nanoplasmonics photovoltaics and technologies, optical sensing, light sources, and...

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Multisensor Systems for Chemical Analysis: Materials and Sensors

Multisensor Systems for Chemical Analysis: Materials and Sensors

By: Larisa Lvova; Dmitry Kirsanov; Natale, Di; Audrey Legin

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2014

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This book explores recent advances in the development of artificial sensory systems, widely known as electronic tongues (ETs). Each of the book’s nine chapters is devoted to a particular research direction in modern ET, highlighting up-to-date ET technologies and applications. Prominent authors from around the world discuss various designs, sensor materials, and transduction principles. Helping readers understand the principles and development of reliable analytical instruments, the book will inspire fruitful new ideas and significant practical advances. ...

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Networks in Society: Links and Language

Networks in Society: Links and Language

By: Robert Stocker; Terry Bossomaier

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2014

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This book covers technical fundamentals, complexity and social networks, and communication and language. It raises readers’ interest in social networks, the importance of language in the emergence and maintenance of networks, the integral patterns of interconnectivity, and the means to measure and model social structure. It presents a broad range of ideas from several fields of research endeavor. It also explores social networks and their integration with communication and language, thereby providing a discussion of relevant theory, modeling, metrics, and application to business, natural...

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3D Integration for VLSI Systems

3D Integration for VLSI Systems

By: Chuan Tan; Kuan-Neng Chen; Steven Koester

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 26-SEP-2011

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Three-dimensional (3D) integration is identified as a possible avenue for continuous performance growth in integrated circuits (IC). Wafer level 3D IC can take several forms, and they usually include a stack of several thinned IC layers that are vertically bonded and interconnected by through silicon via TSV. This book presents contributions by key researchers in this field, covering motivations, technology platforms, applications, and other design issues. ...

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Advanced Windows RT Memory Dump Analysis: ARM Version

Advanced Windows RT Memory Dump Analysis: ARM Version

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Publisher: OpenTask

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

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The full transcript of Software Diagnostics Services training with 9 step-by-step exercises. Learn how to navigate through memory dump space and Windows data structures to perform memory forensics, troubleshoot and debug complex software incidents. The training uses a unique and innovative pattern-driven analysis approach to speed up the learning curve. It consists of practical step-by-step exercises using WinDbg to diagnose structural and behavioural patterns in Windows RT kernel and complete (physical) memory dumps. Additional topics include memory search, kernel linked list navigation,...

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Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers

Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers

By: Tim Cox

Publisher: Packt Publishing

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Over 50 easy-to-comprehend tailor-made recipes to get the most out of the Raspberry Pi and unleash its huge potential using Python Install your first operating system, share files over the network, and run programs remotely Unleash the hidden potential of the Raspberry Pi’s powerful Video Core IV graphics processor with your own hardware accelerated 3D graphics Discover how to create your own electronic circuits to interact with the Raspberry Pi Interface with purpose-built add-ons and adapt off-the-shelf household devices In Detail The Raspberry Pi foundation has...

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Getting Started with SOQL

Getting Started with SOQL

By: Magulan D

Publisher: Packt Publishing

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Revolutionize the use of simple query strings to make them more efficient using SOQL Write optimized SOQL statements Discover the standards to follow while writing SOQL statements Learn how to write SOQL statements without hitting the limits set by Salesforce.com In Detail Salesforce Object Querying Language(SOQL) is used by Salesforce to search database applications. Although only one object can be queried at a time, SOQL allows for greater flexibility over the queries for more objects. This in turn allows for greater accuracy in searches, though the query does...

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Outlier Detection for Temporal Data

Outlier Detection for Temporal Data

By: Manish Gupta; Jing Gao; Charu Aggarwal; Jiawei Han

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Outlier (or anomaly) detection is a very broad field which has been studied in the context of a large number of research areas like statistics, data mining, sensor networks, environmental science, distributed systems, spatio-temporal mining, etc. Initial research in outlier detection focused on time series-based outliers (in statistics). Since then, outlier detection has been studied on a large variety of data types including high-dimensional data, uncertain data, stream data, network data, time series data, spatial data, and spatio-temporal data. While there have been many tutorials and...

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Exploring New Roles for Librarians

Exploring New Roles for Librarians

By: Lisa Federer

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Librarians have been providing support to researchers for many years, typically with a focus on responding to researchers’ needs for access to the existing literature. However, librarians’ skills and expertise make them uniquely suited to provide a wide range of assistance to researchers across the entire research process, from conception of the research question to archiving of collected data at the project’s conclusion. In response to increasingly stringent demands on researchers to share their data, and as computationally intensive and primarily data-driven scientific methods begin to take...

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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

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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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Object Storage with Swift

Object Storage with Swift

By: Joe Arnold

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

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Learn how to gain maximum benefit from Swift, the highly available, distributed, object/blob store for OpenStack. Written by members of the team who maintain Swift, this practical book gets system administrators up to speed on Swift’s use and administration, and includes advanced topics....

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Electric Power Distribution Engineering, Third Edition

Electric Power Distribution Engineering, Third Edition

By: Turan Gonen

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-JAN-2014

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As attractive to students as it is useful to professors and engineers, this third edition of a groundbreaking textbook demonstrates how to design, analyze, and perform modern distribution system engineering; contains new chapters on distributed generation, renewable energy, modern energy storage systems, and smart grids; includes over 180 examples, more than 170 end-of-chapter problems, and new MATLAB<SUP>®</SUP> applications; discusses distribution planning and design considerations with emphasis on economical explication and overall impact; and presents clear definitions of terms and...

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Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

By: David Riley; Kenny Hunt

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Accessible to non-computer science majors, this classroom-tested book introduces computational thinking as part of an introductory computing course and shows how computer science concepts are applicable to other fields. With numerous color figures, the text focuses on both foundational computer science concepts and engineering topics. It covers abstraction, algorithms, logic, graph theory, social issues of software, and numeric modeling as well as execution control, problem-solving strategies, testing, and data encoding and organizing. ...

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The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

By: Mark Graban; Joseph Swartz

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2013

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Delivering an accessible introduction to Kaizen principles, this volume is for hospital and medical organization leaders who want to engage every employee and physician in ongoing daily continuous improvement benefitting patients, staff, and the long-term good of the organization. Specifically written for senior leaders and managers who need to understand the power of this core Lean methodology, the book explains the practical actions that are required to create a lasting Kaizen culture in a healthcare system. ...

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Computational Nanotechnology Using Finite Difference Time Domain

Computational Nanotechnology Using Finite Difference Time Domain

By: Sarhan Musa

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

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Easily digestible for beginners and useful to seasoned professionals, this book describes the key concepts of the computational Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method, discusses the newest and most popular computational nanotechnologies using the FDTD method, and predicts future applications by examining interdisciplinary research from world-renowned experts. Complete with case studies, examples, supportive appendices, and FDTD codes accessible via a companion website, the text delivers a practical introduction to the use of FDTD in nanotechnology and serves as a valuable reference...

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Principles of Analog Electronics

Principles of Analog Electronics

By: Giovanni Saggio

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 29-JAN-2014

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Richly illustrated in full color, this textbook introduces you to the fascinating world of analog electronics, where fields, circuits, signals and systems, and semiconductors meet. The author expertly blends theory with practical examples to give a clear understanding of how real electronic circuits work. The book reviews the prerequisite mathematics, physics, and chemistry and the theory of circuits before delving into passive and active electronic devices. Taking a fresh approach, it connects electronics to everyday life through interesting observations, key personalities, and real-world...