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Get Your Book Selling on Apple Books Book by

Get Your Book Selling on Apple Books Book
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  • Publisher : Spaulding House
  • Release Date : 2021-07-13
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN Code: 1635660394

Summary: In this book you'll find: What Apple Books cares about far more than the other retailers (and how to use this to your advantage) How the audiobook market has sparked renewed interest from Apple Books How to get merchandised at Apple Books (as this is a slightly trickier process than other retailers) Key metadata optimizations that help people find your books in their search engines Important aspects of the Apple Books app that will help readers discover your content What Apple Books wants from authors (stated desires + things I’ve surmised)

The Art of War Book by Sun Tzu

The Art of War Book
  • Author : Sun Tzu
  • Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2021-03-18
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN Code: 9390960037

Summary: The Art of War is an enduring classic that holds a special place in the culture and history of East Asia. An ancient Chinese text on the philosophy and politics of warfare and military strategy, the treatise was written in 6th century B.C. by a warrior-philosopher now famous all over the world as Sun Tzu. Sun Tzu's teachings remain as relevant to leaders and strategists today as they were to rulers and military generals in ancient times. Divided into thirteen chapters and written succinctly, The Art of War is a must-read for anybody who works in a competitive environment.

The Elements of Statistical Learning Book by Trevor Hastie,Robert Tibshirani,Jerome Friedman

The Elements of Statistical Learning Book
  • Author : Trevor Hastie,Robert Tibshirani,Jerome Friedman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN Code: 0387216065

Summary: During the past decade there has been an explosion in computation and information technology. With it have come vast amounts of data in a variety of fields such as medicine, biology, finance, and marketing. The challenge of understanding these data has led to the development of new tools in the field of statistics, and spawned new areas such as data mining, machine learning, and bioinformatics. Many of these tools have common underpinnings but are often expressed with different terminology. This book describes the important ideas in these areas in a common conceptual framework. While the approach is statistical, the emphasis is on concepts rather than mathematics. Many examples are given, with a liberal use of color graphics. It should be a valuable resource for statisticians and anyone interested in data mining in science or industry. The book’s coverage is broad, from supervised learning (prediction) to unsupervised learning. The many topics include neural networks, support vector machines, classification trees and boosting---the first comprehensive treatment of this topic in any book. This major new edition features many topics not covered in the original, including graphical models, random forests, ensemble methods, least angle regression & path algorithms for the lasso, non-negative matrix factorization, and spectral clustering. There is also a chapter on methods for “wide” data (p bigger than n), including multiple testing and false discovery rates. Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, and Jerome Friedman are professors of statistics at Stanford University. They are prominent researchers in this area: Hastie and Tibshirani developed generalized additive models and wrote a popular book of that title. Hastie co-developed much of the statistical modeling software and environment in R/S-PLUS and invented principal curves and surfaces. Tibshirani proposed the lasso and is co-author of the very successful An Introduction to the Bootstrap. Friedman is the co-inventor of many data-mining tools including CART, MARS, projection pursuit and gradient boosting.

Peer-to-Peer Systems IV Book by Miguel Castro,Robbert van Renesse

Peer-to-Peer Systems IV Book
  • Author : Miguel Castro,Robbert van Renesse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2005-11-03
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN Code: 3540319069

Summary: This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems, IPTPS 2005, held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, in February 2005. The 24 revised full papers were carefully selected during two rounds of reviewing and improvements from 123 submissions. The papers document the state of the art in peer-to-peer computing research. They are organized in topical sections on security and incentives, search, multicast, overlay algorithms, empirical studies, and network locality. The proceedings also include a report with a summary of discussions held at the workshop.

Deep Learning with PyTorch Book by Luca Pietro Giovanni Antiga,Eli Stevens,Thomas Viehmann

Deep Learning with PyTorch Book
  • Author : Luca Pietro Giovanni Antiga,Eli Stevens,Thomas Viehmann
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-07-01
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN Code: 1638354073

Summary: “We finally have the definitive treatise on PyTorch! It covers the basics and abstractions in great detail. I hope this book becomes your extended reference document.” —Soumith Chintala, co-creator of PyTorch Key Features Written by PyTorch’s creator and key contributors Develop deep learning models in a familiar Pythonic way Use PyTorch to build an image classifier for cancer detection Diagnose problems with your neural network and improve training with data augmentation Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About The Book Every other day we hear about new ways to put deep learning to good use: improved medical imaging, accurate credit card fraud detection, long range weather forecasting, and more. PyTorch puts these superpowers in your hands. Instantly familiar to anyone who knows Python data tools like NumPy and Scikit-learn, PyTorch simplifies deep learning without sacrificing advanced features. It’s great for building quick models, and it scales smoothly from laptop to enterprise. Deep Learning with PyTorch teaches you to create deep learning and neural network systems with PyTorch. This practical book gets you to work right away building a tumor image classifier from scratch. After covering the basics, you’ll learn best practices for the entire deep learning pipeline, tackling advanced projects as your PyTorch skills become more sophisticated. All code samples are easy to explore in downloadable Jupyter notebooks. What You Will Learn Understanding deep learning data structures such as tensors and neural networks Best practices for the PyTorch Tensor API, loading data in Python, and visualizing results Implementing modules and loss functions Utilizing pretrained models from PyTorch Hub Methods for training networks with limited inputs Sifting through unreliable results to diagnose and fix problems in your neural network Improve your results with augmented data, better model architecture, and fine tuning This Book Is Written For For Python programmers with an interest in machine learning. No experience with PyTorch or other deep learning frameworks is required. About The Authors Eli Stevens has worked in Silicon Valley for the past 15 years as a software engineer, and the past 7 years as Chief Technical Officer of a startup making medical device software. Luca Antiga is co-founder and CEO of an AI engineering company located in Bergamo, Italy, and a regular contributor to PyTorch. Thomas Viehmann is a Machine Learning and PyTorch speciality trainer and consultant based in Munich, Germany and a PyTorch core developer. Table of Contents PART 1 - CORE PYTORCH 1 Introducing deep learning and the PyTorch Library 2 Pretrained networks 3 It starts with a tensor 4 Real-world data representation using tensors 5 The mechanics of learning 6 Using a neural network to fit the data 7 Telling birds from airplanes: Learning from images 8 Using convolutions to generalize PART 2 - LEARNING FROM IMAGES IN THE REAL WORLD: EARLY DETECTION OF LUNG CANCER 9 Using PyTorch to fight cancer 10 Combining data sources into a unified dataset 11 Training a classification model to detect suspected tumors 12 Improving training with metrics and augmentation 13 Using segmentation to find suspected nodules 14 End-to-end nodule analysis, and where to go next PART 3 - DEPLOYMENT 15 Deploying to production

The Sustainability Debate Book by Martina Topić,George Lodorfos

The Sustainability Debate Book
  • Author : Martina Topić,George Lodorfos
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-25
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN Code: 1800437781

Summary: This book goes beyond environmental protection and looks at sustainability by predominantly focusing on human and social sustainability and this focus is carried into sections of the book that discuss sustainable policies, media and gender. The book takes an academic and practitioner approach.

Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences Book by Jacob Cohen

Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences Book
  • Author : Jacob Cohen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-05-13
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 567
  • ISBN Code: 1134742770

Summary: Statistical Power Analysis is a nontechnical guide to power analysis in research planning that provides users of applied statistics with the tools they need for more effective analysis. The Second Edition includes: * a chapter covering power analysis in set correlation and multivariate methods; * a chapter considering effect size, psychometric reliability, and the efficacy of "qualifying" dependent variables and; * expanded power and sample size tables for multiple regression/correlation.

POWER8 High-performance Computing Guide IBM Power System S822LC (8335-GTB) Edition Book by Dino Quintero,Joseph Apuzzo,John Dunham,Mauricio Faria de Oliveira,Markus Hilger,Desnes Augusto Nunes Rosario,Wainer dos Santos Moschetta,Alexander Pozdneev,IBM Redbooks

POWER8 High-performance Computing Guide IBM Power System S822LC (8335-GTB) Edition Book
  • Author : Dino Quintero,Joseph Apuzzo,John Dunham,Mauricio Faria de Oliveira,Markus Hilger,Desnes Augusto Nunes Rosario,Wainer dos Santos Moschetta,Alexander Pozdneev,IBM Redbooks
  • Publisher : IBM Redbooks
  • Release Date : 2017-08-04
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN Code: 0738442550

Summary: This IBM® Redbooks® publication documents and addresses topics to provide step-by-step customizable application and programming solutions to tune application and workloads to use IBM Power SystemsTM hardware architecture. This publication explores, tests, and documents the solution to use the architectural technologies and the software solutions that are available from IBM to help solve challenging technical and business problems. This publication also demonstrates and documents that the combination of IBM high-performance computing (HPC) solutions (hardware and software) delivers significant value to technical computing clients who are in need of cost-effective, highly scalable, and robust solutions. First, the book provides a high-level overview of the HPC solution, including all of the components that makes the HPC cluster: IBM Power System S822LC (8335-GTB), software components, interconnect switches, and the IBM SpectrumTM Scale parallel file system. Then, the publication is divided in three parts: Part 1 focuses on the developers, Part 2 focuses on the administrators, and Part 3 focuses on the evaluators and planners of the solution. The IBM Redbooks publication is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) who are responsible for delivering cost-effective HPC solutions that help uncover insights from vast amounts of client's data so they can optimize business results, product development, and scientific discoveries.

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions Book by Tammy Hoffmann,Sally Bennett,Christopher Del Mar

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions Book
  • Author : Tammy Hoffmann,Sally Bennett,Christopher Del Mar
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • Category: Medical
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN Code: 0729582272

Summary: An expanded and revised new E-book edition of the respected evidence-based practice (EBP) foundation text. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book provides health professions students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become evidence-based clinicians. Years after its 2009 publication, Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions remains one of the few truly multidisciplinary evidence-based practice textbooks meeting the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in inter-professional courses. Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this key health textbook picks up where the first left off: demystifying the practice of finding and using evidence to inform decision-making across a range of professions and roles within the healthcare sector. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book covers an additional three health disciplines - now totalling 12 - and features a new chapter on the important role of organisations in promoting evidence-based practice. Additional new content includes a greater emphasis on reflection, new clinical scenarios and additional examples of systematic reviews. The authors’ focused, user-friendly approach helps students understand the importance and implications of evidence-based practice, and addresses the growing importance of collaborative practice and the reality of multidisciplinary health teams in the overall healthcare environment. Worked examples of a wide range of case scenarios and appraised papers (some are discipline-specific and others are multidisciplinary). Designed to be used by students from a wide range of health professions, thus facilitating the student’s ability to understand the needs of multi-disciplinary health-care teams in a real-life setting. Includes a detailed chapter on implementing evidence into practice and other topics that are not typically addressed in other texts, such as a chapter about how to communicate evidence to clients and another that discusses the role of clinical reasoning in evidence-based practice. Summary points at the end of each chapter. Supported by an Evolve resource package that contains revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. Three new health disciplines covered - human movement & exercise science, pharmacy and paramedicine - with new clinical scenarios. New chapter - Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Elsevier’s Evolve - an expanded suite of online assets to provide additional teaching and student resources. New examples of appraising and using systematic reviews of qualitative evidence (meta-synthesis). Nine new contributors including paramedicine, CAMS, qualitative EBP and nursing. New larger format and internal design.

Reengineering the Census Bureau's Annual Economic Surveys Book by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics,Panel on Reengineering the Census Bureau's Annual Economic Surveys

Reengineering the Census Bureau's Annual Economic Surveys Book
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics,Panel on Reengineering the Census Bureau's Annual Economic Surveys
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-12
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN Code: 0309475392

Summary: The U.S. Census Bureau maintains an important portfolio of economic statistics programs, including quinquennial economic censuses, annual economic surveys, and quarterly and monthly indicator surveys. Government, corporate, and academic users rely on the data to understand the complexity and dynamism of the U.S. economy. Historically, the Bureau's economic statistics programs developed sector by sector (e.g., separate surveys of manufacturing, retail trade, and wholesale trade), and they continue to operate largely independently. Consequently, inconsistencies in questionnaire content, sample and survey design, and survey operations make the data not only more difficult to use, but also more costly to collect and process and more burdensome to the business community than they could be. This report reviews the Census Bureau's annual economic surveys. Specifically, it examines the design, operations, and products of 11 surveys and makes recommendations to enable them to better answer questions about the evolving economy.

Considering the Patient in Pediatric Drug Development Book by Klaus Rose

Considering the Patient in Pediatric Drug Development Book
  • Author : Klaus Rose
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-19
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 414
  • ISBN Code: 0128242051

Summary: Considering the Patient in Pediatric Drug Development: How Good Intentions Turned into Harm addresses a fundamental challenge in drug development and healthcare for young patients. In clinical trials and clinical practice, the term "children" is used ambiguously to confer physiological characteristics to a chronological age limit, which in reality does not exist. This book outlines why the United States (US) and European Union's (EU) regulatory authorities, pediatric academia, and the pharmaceutical industry demand, support and perform pediatric drug studies, along with the key flaws of this demand that blurs the different administrative and physiological meanings of the term "child." In addition, the book covers why most pediatric regulatory studies lack medical sense and many even harm young patients and the conflicts of interest behind pediatric drug studies. It includes relevant information about the maturation of the human body regarding absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of food and drugs as well as key differences between newborns, infants, older children and adolescents. Explains relevant information about the maturation of the human body regarding absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of food and drugs, including key differences between newborns, infants, older children and adolescents Discusses historical roots of separate drug approval in officially labeled "children" and conflicts of interest in performing and publishing "pediatric" research Helps to decipher justifications for pediatric studies to help people navigate the relevance of the information

The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology Book by Dieter Hackfort,Robert J. Schinke

The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology Book
  • Author : Dieter Hackfort,Robert J. Schinke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN Code: 1351739557

Summary: The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology integrates the topics of motor control, physical education, exercise, adventure, performance in sports, and the performing arts, in several important ways and contexts, drawing upon diverse cultural perspectives. More than 90 overarching topics have been systematically developed by internationally renowned experts in theory, research, and practice. Each contribution delves into a thematic area with more nuanced vocabulary. The terminology drawn upon integrates traditional discourse and emerging topic matter into a state-of-the-art two-volume set. Volume 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts is comprised of theoretical topic matter, spanning theories and terminology from psychology contextualized to sport and physical activity, sport psychology-focused theories, and expansive discussions related to philosophy of science and methodology. Volume 2: Applied and Practical Measures draws upon practical concepts that bridge theory and research and practice. Broader issues that extend beyond sport and physical activity participants are embedded within the entries, intended to augment physical, mental, and social well-being. This expansive encyclopedia is a must-have resource for all professionals, scholars, and students in the fields of sport psychology and sport science.

The Scale-Up Effect in Early Childhood and Public Policy Book by John A List,Dana Suskind,Lauren H Supplee

The Scale-Up Effect in Early Childhood and Public Policy Book
  • Author : John A List,Dana Suskind,Lauren H Supplee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-26
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN Code: 1000384314

Summary: This critical volume combines theoretical and empirical work across disciplines to explore what threatens scalability—and what enables it—in the early childhood field. Authors and editors provide specific recommendations to help professionals refine and apply the science of scaling in their programs, research, and decision making. Written by leading experts in early childhood, economics, psychology, public health, philanthropy, and more, chapters and commentaries shine light on how to effectively use experimental insights for policy purposes. The result is a comprehensive and forward-thinking guide to the challenges and possibilities of effective scaling in early childhood and beyond. Essential reading for researchers, practitioners, funders, and policy makers alike, this book raises vital questions and provides a vision for the long-term journey to scalable evidence.

The 9/11 Commission Report Book by National Commission O Terrorist Attacks

The 9/11 Commission Report Book
  • Author : National Commission O Terrorist Attacks
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 588
  • ISBN Code: 1616402199

Summary: It has, improbably, been called uncommonly lucid, even riveting by The New York Times, and it was a finalist for the 2004 National Book Awards nonfiction honor. It is a literally chilling read, especially in its minute-by-minute description of the events of the morning of 9/11 inside the Twin Towers.It is The 9/11 Commission Report, which was, before its publication, perhaps one of the most anticipated government reports of all time, and has been since an unlikely bestseller. The official statement by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States-which was instituted in late 2002 and chaired by former New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean-it details what went wrong on that day (such as intelligence failures), what went right (the heroic response of emergency services and self-organizing civilians), and how to avert similar future attacks.Highlighting evidence from the day, from airport surveillance footage of the terrorists to phone calls from the doomed flights, and offering details that have otherwise gone unheard, this is an astonishing firsthand document of contemporary history. While controversial in parts-it has been criticized for failing to include testimony from key individuals, and it completely omits any mention of the mysterious collapse of WTC 7-it is nevertheless an essential record of one of the most transformational events of modern times.

Introductory Macroeconomics (2020-21) Book by TR Jain and VK Ohri

Introductory Macroeconomics (2020-21) Book
  • Author : TR Jain and VK Ohri
  • Publisher : VK Global Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-03-09
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Pages : 516
  • ISBN Code: 9389452937

Summary: VK Global Publications Pvt. Ltd. is a household name now. Established in 1979, with more than three decades of leadership in the area of Economics and Commerce, we take pride in claiming that we continue with the unstirred readeship in the country. Specialising in the area of Economics and Commerce, we are not averse to the idea of diversification. Keeping this in view, more than a decade ago, a series of 'Xam idea' was launched in all the subjects for classes IX -X However, success of our publication is admittedly due to prudent prolific writers. We have resource-pool of reputed authors, who leave no stone unturned in bringing out the best of study material, which makes our readers versatile in their thought processes and equips them with the exam-oriented acumen. Thousands of acknowledgments and accolades that we receive every year from our readers are a good testimony to the genuine efforts and trustworthy endeavours of our authors.

Fundamentals: Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing Book by david Gregory,Tracey Stephens,Christy Raymond-Seniuk,Linda Patrick

Fundamentals: Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing Book
  • Author : david Gregory,Tracey Stephens,Christy Raymond-Seniuk,Linda Patrick
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2019-01-03
  • Category: Medical
  • Pages : 1168
  • ISBN Code: 1496398505

Summary: Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Master the unique, multi-faceted role of the Canadian nurse. Confidently embark on a lifelong learning journey and prepare for the daily realities of Canadian nursing practice this with comprehensive, Canadian-focused text. Developed specifically for your needs by talented Canadian students, practicing nurses, scholars, and educators, Fundamentals: Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing, 2nd Edition, delivers an integrated understanding of nursing fundamentals through a continuum that guides you from one chapter to the next and from learning to understanding. New! Inter-Professional Practice helps you achieve positive patient outcomes through effective collaboration with the healthcare team. New! Diversity Considerations alert you to important patient care considerations related to culture, sexuality, gender, economics, visible minorities, and religious beliefs. New! NCLEX®-style questions at the end of each chapter test your retention and ready you for success on your exams. Revised! Skills chapters familiarize you with a wide variety of advanced skills to broaden your clinical capabilities. Enhanced focus on LGBTQ-related considerations, demographic shifts in Canadian society, end-of-life/palliative care, substance abuse crises, and refugee communities helps you ensure confident care across diverse Canadian populations. Case Studies place chapter content in a realistic context for the most practical understanding. Think Boxes encourage critical thinking and challenge you to apply your knowledge to different situations. Through the Eyes features familiarize you with patients’ perspectives to help you provide thoughtful and effective care interventions. Research equips you with the latest and most relevant Canadian healthcare findings based on clinical evidence. Critical Thinking Case Scenarios strengthen your clinical focus and critical thinking through real-life situations.

The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea Book by Hae-Yung Song

The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea Book
  • Author : Hae-Yung Song
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-10-16
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN Code: 1000725774

Summary: This book problematises the statist underpinnings of the concept of the ‘developmental state,’ in terms of both state–society and national–global relations, challenging the notion that the state is the agent of national development qua being autonomous from the domestic and global economies. Presenting a thorough and comprehensive critical assessment of the extant approaches and theories of the Korean developmental state in particular, this book demonstrates that the existing literature, including Marxist critiques, only inadequately and partially challenge statism. It examines how statism reinforces and is reinforced by ‘Third World Developmentalism’, the idea that ‘development’ is in itself a positive goal and that a nationally autonomous mode of development should be promoted as a means of empowerment. In opposition, this book offers a critique of statism by constructing an alternative theoretical framework, extending Marx’s concept of commodity fetishism to state–society and national–global relations. Drawing on a new theoretical framework and significant Korean literature, The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea offers a novel historical interpretation and critique of the developmental state in the Korean context. As such, it will be useful to students and scholars of Asian studies, Development Studies and International Political Economy.

Accelerating Global Supply Chains with IT-Innovation Book by Yao-Hua Tan,Niels Bjørn-Andersen,Stefan Klein,Boriana Rukanova

Accelerating Global Supply Chains with IT-Innovation Book
  • Author : Yao-Hua Tan,Niels Bjørn-Andersen,Stefan Klein,Boriana Rukanova
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-10-22
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 379
  • ISBN Code: 9783642156694

Summary: One of the major challenges for European governments is to solve the dilemma of increasing the security and reducing fraud in international trade, while at the same time reducing the administrative burden for commercial as well as public administration organisations. To address these conflicting demands, the ITAIDE project has developed a large set of innovative IT-related tools and methods that enable companies to be better in control of their business operations. These tools and methods have been integrated in the ITAIDE Information Infrastructure (I3) framework. By using the I3 framework, companies are better positioned to apply for the Trusted Trader status, and enjoy trade facilitation benefits such as simplified customs procedures and fewer inspections of their goods. Hence, the I3 framework can contribute to making global supply chains faster, cheaper, and more secure. The I3 framework has been tested and validated in five real-life Living Labs, spanning four different sectors of industry, and conducted in five different EU countries. National Tax & Customs organizations from various European countries have actively participated in the Living Labs. The United Nations CEFACT group, experts from the World Customs Organization and representatives of key industry associations have also provided valuable feedback and ideas for the Living Labs and the project in general.

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education Book by Ellen Hazelkorn

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education Book
  • Author : Ellen Hazelkorn
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-03-23
  • Category: Education
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 1137446676

Summary: University rankings have gained popularity around the world and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This second edition updates Ellen Hazelkorn's first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, drawing in new original research and extensive analysis. It is essential reading for policymakers, managers and scholars.

Modern Cryptography Book by William Easttom

Modern Cryptography Book
  • Author : William Easttom
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-19
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN Code: 303063115X

Summary: This textbook is a practical yet in depth guide to cryptography and its principles and practices. The book places cryptography in real-world security situations using the hands-on information contained throughout the chapters. Prolific author Dr. Chuck Easttom lays out essential math skills and fully explains how to implement cryptographic algorithms in today's data protection landscape. Readers learn and test out how to use ciphers and hashes, generate random keys, handle VPN and Wi-Fi security, and encrypt VoIP, Email, and Web communications. The book also covers cryptanalysis, steganography, and cryptographic backdoors and includes a description of quantum computing and its impact on cryptography. This book is meant for those without a strong mathematics background _ only just enough math to understand the algorithms given. The book contains a slide presentation, questions and answers, and exercises throughout. Presents a comprehensive coverage of cryptography in an approachable format; Covers the basic math needed for cryptography _ number theory, discrete math, and algebra (abstract and linear); Includes a full suite of classroom materials including exercises, Q&A, and examples.