Advances in Computer Science and Ubiquitous Computing: by James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, Yi Pan, Gangman Yi, Vincenzo Loia

By James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, Yi Pan, Gangman Yi, Vincenzo Loia

This e-book provides the mixed lawsuits of the eighth overseas convention on machine technological know-how and its functions (CSA-16) and the 11st overseas convention on Ubiquitous details applied sciences and purposes (CUTE 2016), either held in Bangkok, Thailand, December 19 - 21, 2016.

The objective of those conferences used to be to advertise dialogue and interplay between teachers, researchers and pros within the box of ubiquitous computing applied sciences.

These court cases mirror the state of the art within the improvement of computational tools, related to conception, set of rules, numerical simulation, errors and uncertainty research and novel software of latest processing concepts in engineering, technological know-how, and different disciplines relating to ubiquitous computing.

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Lessons for Science from the Seven Countries Study: A by Ancel Keys (auth.), Ancel Keys M.D., Hironori Toshima M.D.,

By Ancel Keys (auth.), Ancel Keys M.D., Hironori Toshima M.D., Yoshinori Koga M.D., Henry Blackburn M.D. (eds.)

The Seven nations examine has made relevant contributions to the less than­ status of the socio-cultural affects on inhabitants premiums of cardiovascular illnesses (CVD). It has pointed the best way to preventive options for entire populations. The examine is exclusive as a long term research, now in its thirty fifth yr. This pioneering paintings arose partially from a gathering among Professors Ancel Keys and Noboru Kimura to debate changes saw in medical mani­ festations and pathology of coronary illness within the U.S. and Japan. Professor Keys began explorations of the significance in those variations of nutritional fats and serum ldl cholesterol whilst he visited Japan in 1954, and thereafter initiated the Seven international locations research to check those hypotheses. within the jap cohorts of the research, it turned obvious from the outset that coronary artery affliction used to be tremendous infrequent, yet its occurrence has considering that elevated besides dramatic way of life adjustments from conventional jap to western types. the japanese adventure contrasts with a discount in coronary artery sickness in lots of western nations besides institution of significant preventive efforts in danger issue relief and cardiac care.

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Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, Mark A. McDaniel

By Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, Mark A. McDaniel

To such a lot folks, studying whatever "the tough way" implies wasted effort and time. reliable instructing, we think, could be creatively adapted to the various studying kinds of scholars and will use recommendations that make studying more uncomplicated. Make It Stick turns stylish rules like those on their head. Drawing on contemporary discoveries in cognitive psychology and different disciplines, the authors supply concrete options for changing into extra efficient learners.

Memory performs a valuable position in our skill to hold out complicated cognitive projects, equivalent to making use of wisdom to difficulties by no means ahead of encountered and drawing inferences from evidence already identified. New insights into how reminiscence is encoded, consolidated, and later retrieved have ended in a greater realizing of ways we examine. Grappling with the impediments that make studying demanding leads either to extra advanced mastery and higher retention of what was once learned.

Many universal research conduct and perform workouts develop into counterproductive. Underlining and highlighting, rereading, cramming, and single-minded repetition of latest talents create the appearance of mastery, yet earnings fade quick. extra complicated and sturdy studying come from self-testing, introducing sure problems in perform, ready to re-study new fabric until eventually a bit forgetting has set in, and interleaving the perform of 1 ability or subject with one other. conversing so much urgently to scholars, lecturers, running shoes, and athletes, Make It Stick will attract all these drawn to the problem of lifelong studying and self-improvement.

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Service Science for Socio-Economical and Information Systems by Adamantios Koumpis

By Adamantios Koumpis

Companies either as a technological know-how and as a convention in todays company environments are struggling with many suboptimalities. A compromise of either organizational and technological points presents the reply to many pitfalls and shortcomings at the moment confronted. provider technology for Socio-Economical and data platforms development: Holistic Methodologies sheds mild on numerous concerns and shortcomings of service-based economies by way of reading events and glossy practices that increase the best way researchers, box practitioners, and ICT pros account for his or her center company service-related actions. This defining physique of analysis presents a vast viewpoint of ways to enhance provider production, creation, and administration of resources.

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The Germ Files: The Surprising Ways Microbes Can Improve by Jason Tetro

By Jason Tetro

SOME GERMS ARE OUT TO GET US. . . . yet we shouldn’t enable a antisocial, pathogenic minority taint our view of the opposite 99.9 consistent with cent.

The microbes dwelling on and within us outnumber the cells in bodies 3 to 1. Many offer providers on which our healthiness, our moods, our very lives rely. they assist to digest our nutrition and function the immune system. They exchange information regarding power friends after we kiss.  They alert the mind to difficulties in numerous destinations round the physique. The stability in their populations in our intestine is an important consider our actual and psychological health. 

The influence of germs on our lives isn't really, although, a one-way highway. we will support their efforts incidentally we lead our lives.

The Germ Files
is a one-stop resource of the main updated, life-changing details on our courting with microbes, provided in concise and hugely readable goods grouped by means of subject matter. components lined contain healthiness, hygiene, intercourse, childcare, meals and dieting.

The Germ Files will solution your questions about every thing from fighting flu to picking probiotics, whereas continuously impressive you with revelations in regards to the brilliant workings of the microscopic world.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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A Obra de Sartre by István Mészáros

By István Mészáros

Initialement publié en 1979 , le livre Le travail de Sartre : l. a. poursuite de los angeles liberté aurait dû avoir un deuxième quantity intitulé Le défi de l'histoire , qui analyserait l. a. belief sartrienne de l'histoire . En raison d'autres projets , y compris le chef-d'œuvre Au-delà de l. a. capitale , István Mészáros était en mesure d'intégrer cette examine que dans cette édition , élargi et mis à jour , le Boitempo fournit au lecteur portugais avant même sa sortie en anglais . Le livre a le mérite de placer Jean- Paul Sartre par rapport à l. a. pensée du XXe siècle et trajectoire d'approche dans toutes ses manifestations - comme un romancier, dramaturge , philosophe et activiste politique . Écrivain était une cible de nombreuses attaques , les assets les plus variées et puissant , comme Sartre : " En 1948 , pas moins que le gouvernement soviétique de Staline prend place officielle contre le philosophe , et dans l. a. même année , un décret spécial du Saint-Office Index met dans toutes ses œuvres » , dit Meszaros . Quelles sont les raisons? Et remark est-il attainable pour une personne seule , avec l. a. plume comme seule arme , est aussi efficace que Sartre à une époque qui have a tendency à faire de l'individu complètement impuissant ? Les écrits du philosophe marxiste non seulement cherchent des réponses , ainsi que de formuler de nouvelles questions sur l. a. vie et l'œuvre de Sartre , l'élucidation de leur contribution au monde . Lorsque demandé récemment à propos de l. a. raison que vous avez décidé d'écrire sur Sartre , Mészáros a répondu: «J'ai toujours senti que les marxistes étaient redevables à lui , parce que nous vivons à une époque où le pouvoir du capital est dominant , une époque où , de manière significative , los angeles résonance platitude politique est que « il n'y a pas d'alternative» . [ ... ] Sartre était un homme qui a toujours prêché tout le contraire : il existe une replacement , il doit y avoir une resolution de rechange , tant qu'individus, nous devons nous rebeller contre ce pouvoir . Marxistes , en général , n'ont pas réussi à donner une voix à ce que " . En le disant catégoriquement l' value de Sartre à los angeles formation des nouvelles générations , pas Mészáros défend son choix philosophique , c'est à dire , l'existentialisme , mais partage pleinement leur yet : los angeles nécessité de connaître une rébellion contre le « pas d'alternative» . " Ce livre peut être considéré comme l. a. rencontre de deux attitudes coexistent chez le même auteur et un lien vers ce qui est son objet d'étude : l'affinité politique profonde et énorme désaccord philosophique qui peut être vu dans l. a. relation entre Sartre et Mészáros . Que s'élève au-dessus des controverses conceptuelles est los angeles défense d'une reason , le rachat des espoirs et des attentes plus élevées que les outils doctrinales que nous utilisons pour essayer de les accomplir », dit le professeur de philosophie à l'Université de São Paulo Franklin Leopoldo e Silva oreille dans le livre. Pour Mészáros , l'importance de messages sans compromis sur Sartre besoin de remplacement est plus élevé aujourd'hui qu'il ne l' a jamais été auparavant . Le philosophe français n'a pas vécu pour voir une grande partie de ce temps, les gens se rendent à l'activité des pouvoirs de répression au nom de particularisme et de l'individualisme . Pour cette raison , Sartre est aujourd'hui un mauvais memento essentiel de tout .
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Publicado originalmente em 1979, o livro A obra de Sartre: busca da liberdade deveria ter tido um segundo quantity intitulado O desafio da história, o qual analisaria a concepção sartriana de história. Devido a outros projetos, entre os quais a obra-prima Para além do capital, István Mészáros pôde retomar essa análise somente na presente edição, ampliada e atualizada, que a Boitempo disponibiliza ao leitor de língua portuguesa antes mesmo de seu lançamento em inglês. O livro tem o mérito de situar Jean-Paul Sartre em relação ao pensamento do século XX e abordar sua trajetória em todas as suas manifestações – como romancista, dramaturgo, filósofo e militante político. Escritor algum foi alvo de tantos ataques, de origens as mais variadas e poderosas, quanto Sartre: “Em 1948, nada menos do que o governo soviético de Stalin suppose posição oficial contra o filósofo e, no mesmo ano, um decreto especial do Santo Ofício coloca no Index a totalidade de suas obras”, lembra Mészáros. Quais as razões disso? E como é possível que um indivíduo sozinho, tendo a caneta como única arma, seja tão eficiente como Sartre numa época que tende a tornar o indivíduo completamente impotente? Os escritos do filósofo marxista buscam não apenas as respostas, como também formulam novos questionamentos sobre a vida e a obra de Sartre, elucidando sua contribuição para o mundo. Quando interrogado recentemente sobre o motivo que o levou a escrever sobre Sartre, Mészáros respondeu: “Sempre senti que os marxistas deviam muito a ele, pois vivemos numa period em que o poder do capital é dominador, uma period em que, significantemente, a ressonante platitude dos políticos é que ’não há alternativa‘. [...] Sartre foi um homem que sempre pregou exatamente o oposto: há uma alternativa, deve haver uma alternativa; como indivíduos, devemos nos rebelar contra esse poder. Os marxistas, de modo geral, não conseguiram dar voz a isso”. Ao afirmar tão categoricamente a importância de Sartre para a formação das novas gerações, Mészáros não defende sua escolha filosófica, ou seja, o existencialismo, mas compartilha plenamente de sua meta: a necessidade de uma rebelião contra o saber do “não há alternativa”. “Este livro pode ser visto como o encontro de duas atitudes que convivem num mesmo autor e o vinculam àquele que é o seu objeto de estudo: a profunda afinidade política e a enorme discordância filosófica que se podem constatar na relação entre Mészáros e Sartre. O que se eleva acima das controvérsias conceituais é a defesa de uma causa, o resgate de esperanças e expectativas maiores do que os instrumentos doutrinais que utilizamos para tentar realizá-las”, ressalta o professor de filosofia da Universidade de São Paulo Franklin Leopoldo e Silva na orelha do livro. Para Mészáros, a importância da mensagem intransigente de Sartre sobre a necessária alternativa é maior hoje do que já foi anteriormente. O filósofo francês não viveu para ver grande parte das pessoas engajadas daquela época se render aos poderes da repressão em nome do privatismo e do individualismo. Por esse motivo, Sartre é hoje uma lembrança terrível e ao mesmo pace imprescindível.

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Classical Electromagnetism in a Nutshell by Anupam Garg

By Anupam Garg

This graduate-level physics textbook offers a entire remedy of the elemental ideas and phenomena of classical electromagnetism. whereas many electromagnetism texts use the topic to coach mathematical tools of physics, the following the emphasis is at the actual principles themselves. Anupam Garg distinguishes among electromagnetism in vacuum and that during fabric media, stressing that the middle actual questions are assorted for every. In vacuum, the focal point is at the primary content material of electromagnetic legislation, symmetries, conservation legislation, and the consequences for phenomena reminiscent of radiation and light-weight. In fabric media, the focal point is on figuring out the reaction of the media to imposed fields, the attendant constitutive kin, and the phenomena encountered in numerous varieties of media akin to dielectrics, ferromagnets, and conductors. The textual content contains functions to many topical matters, resembling magnetic levitation, plasmas, laser beams, and synchrotrons.

Classical Electromagnetism in a Nutshell is perfect for a yearlong graduate path and lines greater than three hundred difficulties, with options to some of the complicated ones. Key formulation are given in either SI and Gaussian devices; the booklet encompasses a dialogue of ways to transform among them, making it obtainable to adherents of either platforms.

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Beyond Reason: Eight Great Problems That Reveal the Limits by A. K. Dewdney

By A. K. Dewdney

A mind-bending day trip to the bounds of technological know-how and mathematics
Are a few medical difficulties insoluble? In past cause, across the world acclaimed math and technological know-how writer A. okay. Dewdney solutions this query via analyzing 8 insurmountable mathematical and clinical roadblocks that experience stumped thinkers around the centuries, from historical mathematical conundrums similar to "squaring the circle," first tried via the Pythagoreans, to G?del's vexing theorem, from perpetual movement to the upredictable habit of chaotic platforms reminiscent of the weather.
A. okay. Dewdney, PhD (Ontario, Canada), used to be the writer of medical American's "Computer Recreations" column for 8 years. He has written a number of significantly acclaimed well known math and technological know-how books, together with A Mathematical secret journey

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Studies in Scientific Realism by André Kukla

By André Kukla

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This ebook bargains a perfectly transparent research of the traditional arguments for and opposed to clinical realism. In surveying claims on either side of the controversy, Kukla organizes them in ways in which disclose overlooked connections. He identifies vast styles of errors, reconciles doubtless incompatible positions, and discovers unoccupied positions with the aptitude to persuade extra debate. Kukla's total evaluate is that neither the realists nor the antirealists might declare a decisive victory.

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Clearly written, well-organized and meticulously argued ... reviews in clinical Realism is key analyzing for any examine pupil drawn to the realism debate in technological know-how as that discuss has advanced over the past iteration, and for these clinical or philosophical pros who imagine the problem used to be by some means settled during that discuss. Kukla does a masterful activity of revealing why it wasn't. The British magazine for the Philosophy of Science

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