Software

Font Technology: Methods and Tools by Peter Karow

By Peter Karow

Computers have replaced typography and prepress in addition to printing. Typefaces are synthetic by means of "digital punch cutters" with a computer, no longer from now on by means of punch cutters. Typefaces are built an output by means of a brand new technolgy, the so-called fonttechnology. The publication by means of Peter Karow covers the total zone of it. It bargains a number of chapters approximately (among others) concerns like clever font scaling, kerning, caliber of style, legibility, and difficulties of other output units. it truly is attention-grabbing to examine Gutenberg atmosphere, the font industry, optical scaling, and final yet now not least a "hand on" Kanjhi, the Chinese/Japanese Glyphs. additionally, Fonttechnology incorporates a variety of worthy and instructive appendices. virtually every thing one has to grasp approximately kind and computers!

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Solid State Physics

Spin Current by Sadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh,

By Sadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh, Takashi Kimura

Because the discovery of the large magnetoresistance (GMR) impression in magnetic multilayers in 1988, a brand new department of physics and expertise, known as spin-electronics or spintronics, has emerged, the place the circulate of electric cost in addition to the circulation of electron spin, the so-called "spin current", are manipulated and regulated jointly. contemporary growth within the physics of magnetism and the applying of spin present has improved in tandem with the nanofabrication know-how of magnets and the engineering of interfaces and skinny motion pictures. This publication is meant to supply an creation and advisor to the recent physics and purposes of spin present. The emphasis is put on the interplay among spin and cost currents in magnetic nanostructures.

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Software

Statistische Datenanalyse mit SPSS Für Windows: Eine by Jürgen Janssen, Wilfried Laatz

By Jürgen Janssen, Wilfried Laatz

Die 6. Auflage basiert auf Programmversion 15.

Die Autoren demonstrieren mit möglichst wenig Mathematik, detailliert und anschaulich anhand von Beispielen aus der Praxis die statistischen Methoden und deren Anwendungen. Der Anfänger findet für das Selbststudium einen sehr leichten Einstieg in das Programmsystem, für den erfahrenen SPSS-Anwender (auch früherer Versionen) ist das Buch ein hervorragendes Nachschlagewerk. Auf den zum Buch gehörenden Internetseiten sind alle Datendateien sowie weitere Informationen verfügbar.

Aus Besprechungen zu den Vorauflagen:
"Im Gegensatz zur Masse der SPSS-Bücher ist dieses Werk erfreulich verständlich und anwendungsorientiert geschrieben ... Viele Screenshots und gute Beispiele erleichtern sowohl die Anwendung von SPSS als auch das Verständnis der einzelnen Verfahren ... Sowohl für Praktiker als auch anwendungsorientierte Wissenschaftler und Studenten vorbehaltlos zu empfehlen. Im Doppelpack mit den Multivariaten von Backhaus et. al. in Breite und Tiefe nicht zu toppen." (amazon.de)

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Solid State Physics

Computer Simulation of Ion-Solid Interactions by Wolfgang Eckstein

By Wolfgang Eckstein

In this e-book the writer discusses the research of ion bombardment of solids through computing device simulation, with the purpose of demonstrating the usefulness of this method of the matter of interactions of ions with solids. some of the chapters current the fundamental physics at the back of the simulation courses, their constitution and plenty of functions to various themes. the 2 major streams, the binary collision version and the classical dynamics version, are mentioned, as are interplay potentials and digital power losses. the most issues investigated are backscattering, sputtering and implantation for incident atomic debris with energies from the eV to the MeV variety. an intensive evaluation of the literature is given, making this ebook of curiosity to the energetic reseacher in addition to scholars getting into the field.

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Software

Exploring Natural Language: Working With the British by Gerald Nelson, Sean Wallis, Bas Aarts

By Gerald Nelson, Sean Wallis, Bas Aarts

ICE-GB is a 1 million-word corpus of latest British English. it's totally parsed, and includes over 83,000 syntactic bushes. including the committed retrieval software program, ICECUP, ICE-GB is an unparalleled source for the learn of English syntax. "Exploring average Language" is a accomplished consultant to either corpus and software program. It incorporates a complete reference for ICE-GB. The chapters on ICECUP supply entire directions at the use of the numerous positive aspects of the software program, together with concordancing, lexical and grammatical searches, sociolinguistic queries, random sampling, and looking out for syntactic constructions utilizing ICECUP's Fuzzy Tree Fragment versions. certain recognition is given to the rules of experimental layout in a parsed corpus. Six case reports supply step by step illustrations of the way the corpus and software program can be utilized to discover genuine linguistic concerns, from uncomplicated lexical reviews to extra complicated syntactic issues, comparable to noun word constitution, verb transitivity, and voice.

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Collaborative Quality Assurance in Information Systems by Kai Spohrer

By Kai Spohrer

This booklet examines how and why collaborative caliber insurance ideas, relatively pair programming and peer code overview, have an effect on crew cognition and software program caliber in agile software program improvement groups. earlier examine on those highly regarded but additionally high priced ideas has desirous about remoted pairs of builders and overlooked the truth that they're generally utilized in better, enduring groups. This e-book is without doubt one of the first experiences to enquire how those thoughts depend upon and effect the joint cognitive accomplishments of complete improvement groups instead of participants. It employs theories on transactive reminiscence platforms and sensible affordances to supply solutions in line with empirical examine. The mixed-methods examine awarded comprises numerous in-depth case stories and survey effects from greater than 500 software program builders, crew leaders, and product managers in eighty one software program improvement groups. The book’s findings will improve IS learn and feature particular implications for builders of code evaluate instruments, info platforms improvement groups, and software program improvement managers.

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Sociology

Family Futures: Childhood and Poverty in Urban by Anne Power

By Anne Power

This booklet is ready relations existence in parts of focused poverty and social difficulties - parts the place it really is tough to increase young ones and the place surrounding stipulations make relations existence extra fraught and tougher. The booklet relies on a long-run united kingdom examine of local stipulations as they have an effect on mom and dad elevating their young children. The publication attracts at the lives of 2 hundred households that the authors interviewed every year over a ten yr interval. It examines the longer term customers of households dwelling in low source of revenue city components who are suffering a number of difficulties of deprivation. It offers a distinct perception into: what households want, what works and does not paintings, what is helping or hinders, what's left to do, and which new ways could be beneficial. (Series: CASE reports on Poverty, position and coverage)

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Software

Horizons of the Mind. A Tribute to Prakash Panangaden: by Franck van Breugel, Elham Kashefi, Catuscia Palamidessi, Jan

By Franck van Breugel, Elham Kashefi, Catuscia Palamidessi, Jan Rutten

This Festschrift quantity comprises papers awarded at a convention, Prakash Fest, held in honor of Prakash Panangaden, in Oxford, united kingdom, in may perhaps 2014, to have a good time his sixtieth birthday. Prakash Panangaden has labored on a wide number of issues together with probabilistic and concurrent computation, logics and duality and quantum info and computation. regardless of the large breadth of his learn, he has made major and deep contributions. for instance, he brought common sense and a real-valued interpretation of the common sense to catch equivalence of probabilistic techniques quantitatively. The 25 papers integrated during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed. They hide a wide number of issues in theoretical computing device science.

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Agricultural Sciences

Plant nematodes of agricultural importance : a colour by JOHN; STARR, JAMES. BRIDGE

By JOHN; STARR, JAMES. BRIDGE

The microscopic soil and plant nematodes which are parasitic on crop crops might be very destructive, and are more often than not now not seen to the bare eye. Their microscopic dimension signifies that associating them with crop harm is principally depending on making a choice on the indications in their results on crops or plant development. the wear and signs prompted may be seen above floor yet, except terrible progress and yield of the vegetation, the explicit nematode can basically be visible less than the floor within the plant organs; commonly the roots, rhizomes, bulbs, corms and tubers.This e-book goals to assist humans operating commercially with crop vegetation to spot and enhance their prognosis of nematodes of agricultural significance. there's an introductory bankruptcy on nematode biology and parasitism, and the vegetation they're prone to assault. Crop chapters are divided into grain legumes, greens, flower plants, cereals, root and tuber plants, and tree and plantation vegetation. assurance contains distribution, id, indicators and prognosis, with administration feedback additionally awarded. a last bankruptcy outlines universal equipment utilized in nematology.This booklet is necessary to various execs together with growers, farmers and scholars operating in crop safety, plant pathology, and agriculture.

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Software

Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering: 3rd by Leszek Maciaszek, César González-Pérez, Stefan Jablonski

By Leszek Maciaszek, César González-Pérez, Stefan Jablonski

This e-book is a peer-reviewed number of papers, changed and prolonged for the aim of this booklet, yet initially awarded on the foreign convention on assessment of Novel ways to software program Engineering 2008 and 2009 (ENASE 2008 / 2009). The book’s content material is put in the complete framework of software program engineering actions, yet with specific emphasis on event studies and reviews (qualitative and quantitative) of current ways in addition to new principles and recommendations for advancements.

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