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The Wanted Book
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-12-26
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 0399573909
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Summary: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Investigator Elvis Cole and his partner Joe Pike take on the deadliest case of their lives in the new masterpiece of suspense from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Robert Crais. It seemed like a simple case—before the bodies started piling up... When single-mother Devon Connor hires Elvis Cole, it’s because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she’s afraid he’s dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different. With two others, he’s been responsible for a string of high-end burglaries, a crime spree that takes a deadly turn when one of them is murdered and Tyson and his girlfriend disappear. They stole the wrong thing from the wrong man, and, determined to get it back, he has hired two men who are smart and brutal and the best at what they do. To even the odds, Cole brings in his friend Joe Pike, but even the two of them together may be overmatched. The police don’t want them anywhere near the investigation, the teenagers refuse to be found, and the hired killers are leaving a trail of bodies in their wake. Pretty soon, they’ll find out everything they need to know to track the kids down—and then nothing that Elvis or Joe can do may make any difference. It might even get them killed.

We, The Wanted Book by Matthew Schultz,Jordan Lepore

We, The Wanted Book
  • Author : Matthew Schultz,Jordan Lepore
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-04-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN Code: 1789043263
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Summary: When famine emigrant Patrick Gallagher, secures passage aboard a transatlantic coffin ship from County Cork, Ireland, to the Grosse Île Quarantine Station, Canada, he finds himself prey to a very different sort of hunger. Meanwhile, Angèle Paris D'Arcantel, a Vodou priestess, flees slavery and impending Civil War in New Orleans. She rides the Underground Railroad north along the Mississippi River to an abandoned lighthouse forsaken in the remote Adirondack wilderness at the brink of a vast, cursed forest and the harrowing bluffs of Lake Champlain. We, The Wanted is a fully illustrated novel charting the unverified and unverifiable mythologies of seemingly disparate folklores: Irish, Haitian, and Native American, that converge beneath the beacon of the Split Rock Lighthouse as a way of exploring the contemporary phenomena of disenchantment. Shining a light upon the mysterious and tragic history of the American Northeast and across the tortured generations who weathered its storm, We, The Wanted is a gothic tale of grim isolation, the consequences of (dis)belief, and the monsters that continue to lurk beyond the pale of civilization hoping to lure us into their darkness.

The Wanted Quiz Book Book by Chris Cowlin

The Wanted Quiz Book Book
  • Author : Chris Cowlin
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Release Date : 2013-09-09
  • Category: Games
  • Pages : 23
  • ISBN Code: 1909949248
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Summary: Are you a fan of The Wanted? Can you name all the members of this popular English-Irish boy band? Have you followed the group from the release of their debut album through to chart-topping success? If you think you know all about The Wanted, then you are certain to enjoy this new quiz book. In which month during 2011 did The Wanted release their second studio album titled 'Battleground'? At what venue in Liverpool did The Wanted perform during February 2012? Which one of the group’s songs was nominated for the BRIT award for best British single in 2012? The answers to these questions and many more like them can be found in this book. The Wanted Quiz Book is full of interesting facts, including many personal details, bringing you up to date with the events and activities of the band. This tribute to The Wanted is a must-have for everyone who enjoys the group’s popular brand of music or would like to find out more about the five talented young members.

The Ultimate Boy Band Quiz Book Book by Chris Cowlin

The Ultimate Boy Band Quiz Book Book
  • Author : Chris Cowlin
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-03-19
  • Category: Music
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN Code: 1910295639
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Summary: Are you up to date with current boy bands? Can you tell One Direction from Union J or what makes Take That different from JLS and The Wanted? If you know all there is to know about the aforementioned groups, or would like to find out more, The Ultimate Boy Band Quiz Book is definitely for you. Which boy band’s members were appointed ambassadors for Pokémon during 2011? Which boy band recorded a cover version of a 1977 Bee Gees song? Which group supported Britney Spears in concert in Manchester? Find out the answers to these questions and many more inside this quiz book. With so many facts about your favourite boy bands brought together in one exciting book, you can’t help but learn something new. Featuring One Direction, Take That, The Wanted, Union J and JLS, this book will appeal to music lovers of all ages. Whether you are a long-time fan of Take That or secretly dance around the kitchen to the sounds of One Direction, this book has something for everyone. Download it to your eReader and enjoy at your leisure.

The Wanted Wife: Daddy, Mommy Escapes again! Book by Nuan Xin

The Wanted Wife: Daddy, Mommy Escapes again! Book
  • Author : Nuan Xin
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-03-26
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1648578152
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Summary: In Li Jingjing's entire life, he had summed it up in a single sentence: Si Luoming, and Si Luoming was the loser. When he was young, he had chased after him, painstakingly becoming someone who could stand shoulder to shoulder with him. But in the end, it never occurred to her that he actually loathed her. Especially when she "indirectly killed" the person he had hidden in his heart, his hatred for her was no longer concealed. Only then did she know that she had suffered a crushing defeat after so many years.

CMOS Wireless Transceiver Design Book by Jan Crols,Michiel Steyaert

CMOS Wireless Transceiver Design Book
  • Author : Jan Crols,Michiel Steyaert
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 1475747845
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Summary: The world of wireless communications is changing very rapidly since a few years. The introduction of digital data communication in combination with digital signal process ing has created the foundation for the development of many new wireless applications. High-quality digital wireless networks for voice communication with global and local coverage, like the GSM and DECT system, are only faint and early examples of the wide variety of wireless applications that will become available in the remainder of this decade. The new evolutions in wireless communications set new requirements for the trans ceivers (transmitter-receivers). Higher operating frequencies, a lower power consump tion and a very high degree of integration, are new specifications which ask for design approaches quite different from the classical RF design techniques. The integrata bility and power consumption reduction of the digital part will further improve with the continued downscaling of technologies. This is however completely different for the analog transceiver front-end, the part which performs the interfacing between the antenna and the digital signal processing. The analog front-end's integratability and power consumption are closely related to the physical limitations of the transceiver topology and not so much to the scaling of the used technology. Chapter 2 gives a detailed study of the level of integration in current transceiver realization and analyzes their limitations. In chapter 3 of this book the complex signal technique for the analysis and synthesis of multi-path receiver and transmitter topologies is introduced.

Oversampling A/D Converters with Improved Signal Transfer Functions Book by Bupesh Pandita

Oversampling A/D Converters with Improved Signal Transfer Functions Book
  • Author : Bupesh Pandita
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN Code: 9781461402756
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Summary: This book describes techniques for designing complex, discrete-time ΔΣ ADCs with signal-transfer functions that significantly filter interfering signals. The book provides an understanding of theory, issues, and implementation of discrete complex ΔΣ ADCs. The concepts developed in each chapter are further explained by applying them to a target application of ΔΣ ADCs in DTV receivers.

Audio Processes Book by David Creasey

Audio Processes Book
  • Author : David Creasey
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Category: Music
  • Pages : 730
  • ISBN Code: 131732918X
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Summary: Designed for music technology students, enthusiasts, and professionals, Audio Processes: Musical Analysis, Modification, Synthesis, and Control describes the practical design of audio processes, with a step-by-step approach from basic concepts all the way to sophisticated effects and synthesizers. The themes of analysis, modification, synthesis, and control are covered in an accessible manner and without requiring extensive mathematical skills. The order of material aids the progressive accumulation of understanding, but topics are sufficiently contained that those with prior experience can read individual chapters directly. Extensively supported with block diagrams, algorithms, and audio plots, the ideas and designs are applicable to a wide variety of contexts. The presentation style enables readers to create their own implementations, whatever their preferred programming language or environment. The designs described are practical and extensible, providing a platform for the creation of professional quality results for many different audio applications. There is an accompanying website (www.routledge.com/cw/creasey), which provides further material and examples, to support the book and aid in process development. This book includes: A comprehensive range of audio processes, both popular and less well known, extensively supported with block diagrams and other easily understood visual forms. Detailed descriptions suitable for readers who are new to the subject, and ideas to inspire those with more experience. Designs for a wide range of audio contexts that are easily implemented in visual dataflow environments, as well as conventional programming languages.

Wireless Transceiver Architecture Book by Pierre Baudin

Wireless Transceiver Architecture Book
  • Author : Pierre Baudin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN Code: 111887479X
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Summary: A fully comprehensive reference combining digital communications and RFIC (Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits) in one complete volume There are many books which focus on the physical implementation of the RF/analog part of transceivers, such as the CMOS design, or the signal processing involved in digital communications. However, there is little material dedicated to transceiver architecture and system design. Similarly, much of the existing literature looks at concepts useful for dimensioning, yet offers little practical information on how to proceed for dimensioning a line-up from scratch, and on the reasons for proceeding that way. This book redresses the balance by explaining the architecture of transceivers and their dimensioning from the perspective of a RFIC architect from within industry. It bridges the gap between digital communication systems and radiofrequency integrated circuit design, covering wireless transceiver architecture and system design from both system level and circuit designer aspects. • Covers digital communication theory, electromagnetism theory and wireless networks organization, from theories to implementation, for deriving the minimum set of constraints to be fulfilled by transceivers • Details the limitations in the physical implementation of transceivers to be considered for their dimensioning, in terms of noise, nonlinearity, and RF impairments • Presents transceiver architecture and system design in terms of transceivers budgets, transceivers architectures, and algorithms for transceivers

New Challenges in Typology Book by Patience Epps,Alexandre Arkhipov

New Challenges in Typology Book
  • Author : Patience Epps,Alexandre Arkhipov
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2009-06-05
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 439
  • ISBN Code: 3110219069
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Summary: The volume brings together seventeen chapters by typologists and typologically oriented field linguists who have recently completed their Ph.D. theses. Through their case studies of selected theoretically relevant issues the authors highlight the mutual importance of language description, on the one hand, and of cross-linguistically informed theory, on the other. Faced with new data from previously unknown languages and even from lesser-studied varieties of European languages, linguists constantly have to deal with the inadequacy of established concepts and typologies, being pushed to further refine their classifications and to question the accepted borderlines between different categories, types, and levels of linguistic description. The scope of the individual contributions to the volume varies from worldwide typological samples to family-internal typology to in-depth studies of single languages. The range of linguistic domains addressed include tonology, morphology, syntax, and lexical classes. Among the phenomena scrutinized are clitics, tones, case, agreement/indexation, localization, pluractionality, desideratives, lability, comitative constructions, raising, verb formation, nominal classification, parts of speech, and predicates of change. More general theoretical and methodological issues addressed include such topics as markedness, grammaticalization, lexicalization, and the integration of linguistic data and description. The book is of interest to typologists and field linguists, as well as to any linguists interested in theoretical issues in different subfields of linguistics. A particular contribution of the volume is to present a synthesis of typological and descriptive approaches to the study of language, and to highlight the fact that broader typological study and the focused investigation of particular languages are interdependent ventures that necessarily inform each other.

The Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses Book by United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses Book
  • Author : United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 4964
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: "The Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses" by United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Acoustics and Psychoacoustics Book by David M. Howard,Jamie Angus

Acoustics and Psychoacoustics Book
  • Author : David M. Howard,Jamie Angus
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN Code: 1317508300
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Summary: The acoustics of a space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, Fifth Edition provides supportive tools and exercises to help you understand how music sounds and behaves in different spaces, whether during a performance or a recording, when planning a control room or listening space, and how it is perceived by performers, listeners, and recording engineers. With their clear and simple style, Howard and Angus cover both theory and practice by addressing the science of sound engineering and music production, the acoustics of musical instruments, the ways in which we hear musical sounds, the underlying principles of sound processing, and the application of these concepts to music spaces to create professional sound. This new edition is fully revised to reflect new psychoacoustic information related to timbre and temporal perception, including an updated discussion of vocal fold vibration principles, samples of recent acoustic treatments, and a description of variable acoustics in spaces, as well as coverage of the environment’s effect on production listening, sonification, and other topics. Devoted to the teaching of musical understanding, an accompanying website (www.routledge.com/cw/howard) features various audio clips, tutorial sheets, questions and answers, and trainings that will take your perception of sound to the next level. This book will help you: Gain a basic grounding in acoustics and psychoacoustics with respect to music audio technology systems Incorporate knowledge of psychoacoustics in future music technology system designs as appropriate Understand how we hear pitch, loudness, and timbre Learn to influence the acoustics of an enclosed space through designed physical modifications

Analog and VLSI Circuits Book by Wai-Kai Chen

Analog and VLSI Circuits Book
  • Author : Wai-Kai Chen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 702
  • ISBN Code: 1420058924
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Summary: Featuring hundreds of illustrations and references, this volume in the third edition of the Circuits and Filters Handbook, provides the latest information on analog and VLSI circuits, omitting extensive theory and proofs in favor of numerous examples throughout each chapter. The first part of the text focuses on analog integrated circuits, presenting up-to-date knowledge on monolithic device models, analog circuit cells, high performance analog circuits, RF communication circuits, and PLL circuits. In the second half of the book, well-known contributors offer the latest findings on VLSI circuits, including digital systems, data converters, and systolic arrays.

Most Wanted Book by Nikki Turner,Kiki Swinson

Most Wanted Book
  • Author : Nikki Turner,Kiki Swinson
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 0758280270
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Summary: National bestselling authors Kiki Swinson and Nikki Turner turn up the heat with two twisty tales of women on the run and under the gun... THE MOST WANTED DIAMONDS Kiki Swinson Gigi Costner needs four million dollars she doesn’t have and time she hasn’t got. Her ex-con ex-lover vows to make her pay for the multimillion-dollar stash of diamonds she stole as she ditched him for a new life as a suburban wife. With time running out, will Gigi’s new plan get her in front of the drama or drag her back into hood madness... ON DA RUN Nikki Turner Peaches Brown never had to hustle to beat the streets, thanks to her protective father. Now, to escape an unjust murder charge she has to hide—and survive—in plain sight. And part of her disguise has her beating Miami’s most ruthless high-end thieves at their own game. But can her new identity hold up when staying alive means playing the top dealer for all he’s got... “Both novellas move fast, are tension-packed, and will thrill street-lit readers. Don’t hesitate. Buy it.” —Library Journal “Swinson and Turner join forces to create riveting, action-packed novellas about two women whose notoriety forces them to become fugitives. You’ll be glued to the pages until the very last bombshell.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

Communications, Radar and Electronic Warfare Book by Adrian Graham

Communications, Radar and Electronic Warfare Book
  • Author : Adrian Graham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN Code: 0470977140
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Summary: A practical guide to the principles of radio communications for both civilian and military applications In this book, the author covers both the civilian and military uses of technology, focusing particularly on the applications of radio propagation and prediction. Divided into two parts, the author introduces the basic theory of radio prediction before providing a step-by-step explanation of how this theory can be translated into real-life applications. In addition, the book presents up-to-date systems and methods to illustrate how these applications work in practice. This includes systems working in the HF bands and SHF. Furthermore, the author examines the performance of these systems, and also the effects of noise, interference and deliberate jamming, as well as the performance of jamming, detection and intercept systems. Particular attention is paid to the problems caused by Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIEDs). Key Features: A practical handbook on the topic of radio communications and propagation Written by an expert in both the civilian and military applications of the technology Focuses on methods such as radio and radar jamming, and radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs) Contains problems and solutions to clarify key topics

Treaty Series 2947/Recueil des Traités 2947 Book by Office of Legal Affairs

Treaty Series 2947/Recueil des Traités 2947 Book
  • Author : Office of Legal Affairs
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2020-10-15
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN Code: 921047578X
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Summary: In accordance with Article 102 of the Charter and the relevant General Assembly Resolutions, every treaty and international agreement registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat since 1946 is published in the United Nations Treaty Series. At present, the collection includes about 30,000 treaties reproduced in their authentic languages, together with translations into English and French, as necessary. The Treaty Series, where treaties are published in the chronological order of registration, also provides details about their subsequent history (i.e., participation in a treaty, reservations, amendments, termination, etc.). Comprehensive Indices covering 50-volume-lots are published separately. A Standing Order service is available for the Series.

Satellite Systems Engineering in an IPv6 Environment Book by Daniel Minoli

Satellite Systems Engineering in an IPv6 Environment Book
  • Author : Daniel Minoli
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-02-03
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN Code: 9781420078695
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Summary: Capitalize on Expert Foresight into the Future of Satellite Communication Satellite technology will maintain its key role in the evolving communications needs of government, military, IPTV, and mobile video industries because of its intrinsic multicast/broadcast capabilities, mobility aspects, global reach, reliability, and ability to quickly suppo

Letters to the King of Mari Book by Wolfgang Heimpel

Letters to the King of Mari Book
  • Author : Wolfgang Heimpel
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2003-07-21
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 684
  • ISBN Code: 1575065444
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Summary: In this new Mesopotamian Civilizations volume, Professor Heimpel collects the corpus of the Mari correspondence and provides an introduction, a reconstruction of events during Zimri-Lim’s reign, and English translations of these Mari texts (26/1, 26/2, 27, and additional texts). This volume includes indexes of personal names/individuals, group designations/personnel, and places.

Architectures and Synthesizers for Ultra-low Power Fast Frequency-Hopping WSN Radios Book by Emanuele Lopelli,Johan van der Tang,Arthur H.M. van Roermund

Architectures and Synthesizers for Ultra-low Power Fast Frequency-Hopping WSN Radios Book
  • Author : Emanuele Lopelli,Johan van der Tang,Arthur H.M. van Roermund
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-11-19
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN Code: 9400701837
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Summary: Wireless sensor networks have the potential to become the third wireless revolution after wireless voice networks in the 80s and wireless data networks in the late 90s. Unfortunately, radio power consumption is still a major bottleneck to the wide adoption of this technology. Different directions have been explored to minimize the radio consumption, but the major drawback of the proposed solutions is a reduced wireless link robustness. The primary goal of Architectures and Synthesizers for Ultra-low Power Fast Frequency-Hopping WSN Radios is to discuss, in detail, existing and new architectural and circuit level solutions for ultra-low power, robust, uni-directional and bi-directional radio links. Architectures and Synthesizers for Ultra-low Power Fast Frequency-Hopping WSN Radios guides the reader through the many system, circuit and technology trade-offs he will be facing in the design of communication systems for wireless sensor networks. Finally, this book, through different examples realized in both advanced CMOS and bipolar technologies opens a new path in the radio design, showing how radio link robustness can be guaranteed by techniques that were previously exclusively used in radio systems for middle or high end applications like Bluetooth and military communications while still minimizing the overall system power consumption.

An Introduction to UMTS Technology Book by Faris A. Muhammad

An Introduction to UMTS Technology Book
  • Author : Faris A. Muhammad
  • Publisher : Universal-Publishers
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN Code: 1599424460
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Summary: An Introduction to UMTS: Specifications, Testing and Standards Bodies is the most comprehensive text for practicing engineers and technicians about testing, specification and standards bodies of cellular communications equipment. It is aimed at those responsible for developing and maintaining both mobile and base station units. Each chapter discusses in detail the necessary elements moving to the more advanced components. In addition to testing, specification and standards bodies, readers will learn: the development life cycle of UE and Node-B building blocks; what needs to be tested; when and how testing should be performed; as well as certification formalities, including processes and procedures; and testing tools and languages. Buy or Review at Amazon.com Paperback edition $89.95

International Cooperation in Counter-terrorism Book by Professor Giuseppe Nesi

International Cooperation in Counter-terrorism Book
  • Author : Professor Giuseppe Nesi
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2013-01-28
  • Category: Law
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN Code: 1409493067
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Summary: This volume provides a timely analysis of global and regional responses to international terrorism. The work assesses the role of the United Nations and its various organs, particularly the General Assembly and the Security Council, and discusses the key legal issues. The second part of the book examines the activity of regional organizations both in their own right as well as their interaction with the UN. The volume concludes with a discussion of whether, to what extent and how the fight against terrorism has encroached upon fundamental rules of international law such as the international protection of human rights or the use of force among states. The volume is the latest in a series drawing on the presentations of high ranking scholars, diplomats and representatives of international organizations. The result is a stimulating and thought-provoking book which will be of interest to researchers and policy-makers alike.

Turning Data into Insight with IBM Machine Learning for z/OS Book by Samantha Buhler,Guanjun Cai,John Goodyear,Edrian Irizarry,Nora Kissari,Zhuo Ling,Nicholas Marion,Aleksandr Petrov,Junfei Shen,Wanting Wang,He Sheng Yang,Dai Yi,Xavier Yuen,Hao Zhang,IBM Redbooks

Turning Data into Insight with IBM Machine Learning for z/OS Book
  • Author : Samantha Buhler,Guanjun Cai,John Goodyear,Edrian Irizarry,Nora Kissari,Zhuo Ling,Nicholas Marion,Aleksandr Petrov,Junfei Shen,Wanting Wang,He Sheng Yang,Dai Yi,Xavier Yuen,Hao Zhang,IBM Redbooks
  • Publisher : IBM Redbooks
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN Code: 0738457132
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Summary: The exponential growth in data over the last decade coupled with a drastic drop in cost of storage has enabled organizations to amass a large amount of data. This vast data becomes the new natural resource that these organizations must tap in to innovate and stay ahead of the competition, and they must do so in a secure environment that protects the data throughout its lifecyle and data access in real time at any time. When it comes to security, nothing can rival IBM® Z, the multi-workload transactional platform that powers the core business processes of the majority of the Fortune 500 enterprises with unmatched security, availability, reliability, and scalability. With core transactions and data originating on IBM Z, it simply makes sense for analytics to exist and run on the same platform. For years, some businesses chose to move their sensitive data off IBM Z to platforms that include data lakes, Hadoop, and warehouses for analytics processing. However, the massive growth of digital data, the punishing cost of security exposures as well as the unprecedented demand for instant actionable intelligence from data in real time have convinced them to rethink that decision and, instead, embrace the strategy of data gravity for analytics. At the core of data gravity is the conviction that analytics must exist and run where the data resides. An IBM client eloquently compares this change in analytics strategy to a shift from "moving the ocean to the boat to moving the boat to the ocean," where the boat is the analytics and the ocean is the data. IBM respects and invests heavily on data gravity because it recognizes the tremendous benefits that data gravity can deliver to you, including reduced cost and minimized security risks. IBM Machine Learning for z/OS® is one of the offerings that decidedly move analytics to Z where your mission-critical data resides. In the inherently secure Z environment, your machine learning scoring services can co-exist with your transactional applications and data, supporting high throughput and minimizing response time while delivering consistent service level agreements (SLAs). This book introduces Machine Learning for z/OS version 1.1.0 and describes its unique value proposition. It provides step-by-step guidance for you to get started with the program, including best practices for capacity planning, installation and configuration, administration and operation. Through a retail example, the book shows how you can use the versatile and intuitive web user interface to quickly train, build, evaluate, and deploy a model. Most importantly, it examines use cases across industries to illustrate how you can easily turn your massive data into valuable insights with Machine Learning for z/OS.

The True Story of Canada's "War" of Extermination on the Pacific - Plus the Tsilhqot'in and other First Nations Resistance Book by Tom Swanky

The True Story of Canada's
  • Author : Tom Swanky
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • Category: History
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1105711641
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Summary: At the inception of colonial rule on Canada’s Pacific Coast, natives “universally believed” Governor Douglas used smallpox as a weapon to kill them in lieu of treaties or paying for land. Yet Canadian historians routinely dismiss this profound allegation without mention. In Canada’s greatest catastrophe, perhaps 100,000 B.C. natives died from smallpox during 1862/63. Before then, the First Nations were still sovereign. Afterward, British Columbia subjugated and dispossessed the depopulated First Nations through small wars billed as policing and by hanging several natives resisting colonialism. This is a detective story. It begins with the last action of the smallpox period, the hanging of five Tsilhqot’in Chiefs ambushed at a peace conference in 1864. The book then follows the smallpox trail back though the Tsilhqot’in War seeking its origin. It describes the smallpox carnage everywhere while seeking evidence of deliberate disease spreading. Does this trail lead to the Governor’s office as alleged?

Death of Michael Brown - The Fatal Shot Which Lit Up the Nationwide Riots & Protests Book by United States Department of Justice

Death of Michael Brown - The Fatal Shot Which Lit Up the Nationwide Riots & Protests Book
  • Author : United States Department of Justice
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2017-03-06
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN Code: 8026874781
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Summary: The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, a northern suburb of St. Louis. Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, after robbing a convenience store. In response to the shooting the U.S. Department of Justice conducted two investigations into the circumstances of Brown's murder and the policing practices of the Ferguson Police Department. This e-book presents all the findings and established facts of these investigations; including the misconduct against the citizens by the Ferguson Police, discrimination against African-Americans and conclusions regarding the shooting incident.

International Law and Armed Conflict Book by Laurie R. Blank,Gregory P. Noone

International Law and Armed Conflict Book
  • Author : Laurie R. Blank,Gregory P. Noone
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer
  • Release Date : 2018-09-14
  • Category: Law
  • Pages : 832
  • ISBN Code: 1543801226
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Summary: Experienced authors with over 45 years combined teaching and working in the field use fundamental principles and sources to instruct and guide discussion about the application of the law of armed conflict to contemporary and future questions. Students can gain a solid foundation in the law and develop the tools they need to analyze complex legal problems. International Law and Armed Conflict shows how the law informs operational and policy decision-making. Placing the law of armed conflict in context with related fields, such as human rights law and national security law, the text provides a complete framework for understanding legal paradigms during and after conflict. Innovative materials allow flexibility across a range of class scenarios, from a stand-alone course to part of a broader survey class. New to the Second Edition: New technologies and the law of armed conflict, including cyber, unmanned aerial vehicles and autonomous weapons systems The conflict in Syria, including ISIS, genocide and chemical weapons attacks Humanitarian assistance and the challenges of protecting the civilian population in urban conflicts Contemporary debates regarding detention in non-international armed conflict, human rights law, and targeted killing Professors and students will benefit from: Experienced authors with over 45 years combined teaching and working in the law of armed conflict field in the military, at think tanks, and in academia Use of the fundamental principles and sources of the law to inform discussions and questions about contemporary and future questions An approach that gives students a solid foundation in the law and the analytical tools they need to analyze complex legal situations and problems and to understand how the law informs and impacts operational and policy decision-making Context that ties together the law of armed conflict with other related fields, such as human rights law and national security law, to provide a complete framework for understanding the legal paradigm applicable during and after conflict Teaching materials include: Substantive and innovative tools and materials to teach this topic as a stand-alone class or as part of a broader class on a range of related topics A Teacher’s manual with additional sources, discussion points, and key background information, all designed for maximum use and flexibility in a range of class scenarios

Magic's Most Wanted Book by Tyler Whitesides

Magic's Most Wanted Book
  • Author : Tyler Whitesides
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2021-01-19
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 0062568396
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Summary: Magic is closer than you ever thought possible in this madcap middle grade adventure perfect for fans of James Riley and Chris Grabenstein. For Mason Mortimer Morrison, life isn’t so magical. His dad was just sent to jail, his grades have been plummeting from meh to yikes, and, oh yeah, two officers from some organization called Magix just showed up to arrest him in the middle of fourth period. Talk about bad luck. Mason knows he’s innocent. But in order to clear his name, he’s going to need the help of a plucky Magix junior detective and a cantankerous talking bunny—and a little bit of magic.

Harry Styles & Niall Horan: The Biography - Choose Your Favourite Member of One Direction Book by Sarah Oliver

Harry Styles & Niall Horan: The Biography - Choose Your Favourite Member of One Direction Book
  • Author : Sarah Oliver
  • Publisher : Kings Road Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-02-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN Code: 1782193723
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Summary: This is a must have book for any fans of One Direction, especially all those infatuated with teen heart-throbs Harry Styles and Niall Horan. One Direction came to the world's attention after coming second in the 2011 series of The X Factor. Since then they have gone from strength to strength, dominating the charts in the UK and the USA, and capturing the hearts of millions. In this double biography of the band's leading two figures, you'll find out how they coped with Simon Cowell, the fame game, high profile romances and what lies in store for them as their careers continue to soar.

Aspects of Signal Processing Book by G. Tacconi

Aspects of Signal Processing Book
  • Author : G. Tacconi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 9401012237
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Summary: The summer school held in Portovenere followed a tutorial format with the purpose of familiarizing postdoctoral or postgraduate students in the basic theories and up-to-date applications of present knowledge. Although, from a teaching point of view, a certain areount of overlapping is always useful, in order to avoid excessive duplication direct contact between lecturers expert in the same subject was encouraged during the preparation phase. In recent years computer facilities and theoretical implementa tion have considerably increased the possibility of solving problems relating to signal detection in noise. Any type of communication may take advantage of signal processing principles, including any type of physical measurement that can be considered as a non-semantic and/or quasi-semantic communication. Since signal processing techniques are common to many branches of science (telecommunications, radar, sonar, seismology, geophysics, nuclear research, space research and others), the advanced and sophisticated levels reached singularly in anyone of them could be used to the advantage of the others. In particular, underwater acoustics is a discipline which, to some extent, represents a practical general model that has permitted the development of signal processing techniques suitable to meet data reduction and interpretation needs of other branches of science. This ASI consequently underlined the inter-disciplinarity of signal proces sing in order that the principles of outstanding methods developed in one field may be adapted to others.

Toward 5G Software Defined Radio Receiver Front-Ends Book by Silvian Spiridon

Toward 5G Software Defined Radio Receiver Front-Ends Book
  • Author : Silvian Spiridon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN Code: 3319327593
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Summary: This book introduces a new intuitive design methodology for the optimal design path for next-generation software defined radio front-ends (SDRXs). The methodology described empowers designers to "attack" the multi-standard environment in a parallel way rather than serially, providing a critical tool for any design methodology targeting 5G circuits and systems. Throughout the book the SDRX design follows the key wireless standards of the moment (i.e., GSM, WCDMA, LTE, Bluetooth, WLAN), since a receiver compatible with these standards is the most likely candidate for the first design iteration in a 5G deployment. The author explains the fundamental choice the designer has to make regarding the optimal channel selection: how much of the blockers/interferers will be filtered in the analog domain and how much will remain to be filtered in the digital domain. The system-level analysis the author describes entails the direct sampling architecture is treated as a particular case of mixer-based direct conversion architecture. This allows readers give a power consumption budget to determine how much filtering is required on the receive path, by considering the ADC performance characteristics and the corresponding blocker diagram.

IBM Power Systems S922, S914, and S924 Technical Overview and Introduction Book by Scott Vetter,Young Hoon Cho,Gareth Coates,Bartlomiej Grabowski,Volker Haug,IBM Redbooks

IBM Power Systems S922, S914, and S924 Technical Overview and Introduction Book
  • Author : Scott Vetter,Young Hoon Cho,Gareth Coates,Bartlomiej Grabowski,Volker Haug,IBM Redbooks
  • Publisher : IBM Redbooks
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN Code: 0738456934
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Summary: This IBM® RedpaperTM publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM Power System S922 (9009-22A), IBM Power System S914 (9009-41A), and IBM Power System S924 (9009-42A) servers that support IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux operating systems. The objective of this paper is to introduce the major innovative Power S914, Power S922, and Power 924 offerings and their relevant functions: The new IBM POWER9TM processor, which is available at frequencies of 2.3 - 3.8 GHz, 2.8 - 3.8 GHz, 2.9 - 3.8 GHz, 3.4 - 3.9 GHz, 3.5 - 3.9 GHz, and 3.8 - 4.0 GHz. Significantly strengthened cores and larger caches. Two integrated memory controllers that double the memory footprint of IBM POWER8® servers. Integrated I/O subsystem and hot-pluggable Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) Gen4 and Gen3 I/O slots. I/O drawer expansion options offer greater flexibility. Support for Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI) 2.0. New IBM EnergyScaleTM technology offers new variable processor frequency modes that provide a significant performance boost beyond the static nominal frequency. This publication is for professionals who want to acquire a better understanding of IBM Power SystemsTM products. The intended audience includes the following roles: Clients Sales and marketing professionals Technical support professionals IBM Business Partners Independent software vendors (ISVs) This paper expands the current set of IBM Power Systems documentation by providing a desktop reference that offers a detailed technical description of the Power S914, Power S922, and Power S924 systems. This paper does not replace the current marketing materials and configuration tools. It is intended as an extra source of information that, together with existing sources, can be used to enhance your knowledge of IBM server solutions.

Hickman's Analog and RF Circuits Book by Ian Hickman

Hickman's Analog and RF Circuits Book
  • Author : Ian Hickman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1998-01-15
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 0080507999
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Summary: Hickman's latest guide is essential reading for anyone designing analog circuits. This book, along with the recent Analog Circuits Cookbook also available from Newnes, will enlighten, inform, interest and even amuse readers, and give them the ability to tackle analog and RF design problems with confidence. Based on articles published in Electronics World, this book covers such topics as RF amplifiers, oscillator design and behaviour, waveform analysis, optoelectronics, filters and op-amps, as well as offering intriguing insights in chapters such as Cautionary Tales for Circuit Designers, Circuit Reflections and Is Matching Easy? Ian Hickman is one of the world's leading analog and RF engineers. Using illustrations and examples rather than tough mathematical theory, Ian Hickman presents a wealth of ideas and tips based on his own workbench experience. Essential reading for analog circuit designers Hickman's wit and wisdom is based on a wealth of industrial experience Helps readers tackle analog and RF design problems with confidence

Analog Electronics Book by Ian Hickman

Analog Electronics Book
  • Author : Ian Hickman
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-10-02
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN Code: 1483162281
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Summary: Analog Electronics is an 11-chapter text that covers the significant advances in several aspects of analog electronics, with emphasis on how analog circuits work. The opening chapters consider the passive and active components of analog circuits. The succeeding chapters deal with the amplification of audio-frequency electrical signals and their transformation into sound waves, as well as the passive signal processing and transmission. The discussion then shifts to the active signal processing in frequency and time domain. Other chapters examine the mechanism of radio-frequency circuits, signal sources, and power supplies. The closing chapter tackles the commercial and professional application of electronics. This book will prove useful to engineers, technicians, and students.

Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy Book by Lane Roth

Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy Book
  • Author : Lane Roth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN Code: 1317928512
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Summary: Semiotics offers a systematic approach to analysing the stylistic structure of film. When this study was originally published in 1983 this was a recent addition to the methods of film study and it presents an explanation of film semiotics with direct application to comparative film research. It takes as its representative subject one trilogy of films and applies semiology, with careful textual analysis. The book begins with a basic introduction to semiotics and the ideas of Christian Metz on cinesemiotics. It then presents a syntagmatic analysis of each of the three Dollars films, with an outline of autonomous segments for each and a discussion of the findings before undertaking a wider analysis of the trilogy as a whole with commentary on the stylistic unity of the director’s work. This book, an enduring detailed study of these three films, also outlines clearly this method of classifying the formal structuring codes of film communication.

Privacy and Security in the Digital Age Book by Michael Friedewald,Ronald J Pohoryles

Privacy and Security in the Digital Age Book
  • Author : Michael Friedewald,Ronald J Pohoryles
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-13
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN Code: 1317661052
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Summary: Privacy and data protection are recognized as fundamental human rights. Recent developments, however, indicate that security issues are used to undermine these fundamental rights. As new technologies effectively facilitate collection, storage, processing and combination of personal data government agencies take advantage for their own purposes. Increasingly, and for other reasons, the business sector threatens the privacy of citizens as well. The contributions to this book explore the different aspects of the relationship between technology and privacy. The emergence of new technologies threaten increasingly privacy and/or data protection; however, little is known about the potential of these technologies that call for innovative and prospective analysis, or even new conceptual frameworks. Technology and privacy are two intertwined notions that must be jointly analyzed and faced. Technology is a social practice that embodies the capacity of societies to transform themselves by creating the possibility to generate and manipulate not only physical objects, but also symbols, cultural forms and social relations. In turn, privacy describes a vital and complex aspect of these social relations. Thus technology influences people’s understanding of privacy, and people’s understanding of privacy is a key factor in defining the direction of technological development. This book was originally published as a special issue of Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research.

Circuit Design: Know It All Book by Darren Ashby,Bonnie Baker,Ian Hickman,Walt Kester,Robert Pease,Tim Williams,Bob Zeidman

Circuit Design: Know It All Book
  • Author : Darren Ashby,Bonnie Baker,Ian Hickman,Walt Kester,Robert Pease,Tim Williams,Bob Zeidman
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2011-04-19
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1248
  • ISBN Code: 9780080949659
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Summary: The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf! Electronics Engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The Circuit Design Know It All covers every angle including semiconductors, IC Design and Fabrication, Computer-Aided Design, as well as Programmable Logic Design. • A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors • Topics include fundamentals, Analog, Linear, and Digital circuits • The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume

The Bargain Mail Order Bride Book by Ruth Ann Nordin

The Bargain Mail Order Bride Book
  • Author : Ruth Ann Nordin
  • Publisher : Ruth Ann Nordin
  • Release Date : 2017-01-07
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: Carl Richie’s wife took delight in making him miserable, often reminding him she wished she’d married someone much more deserving. So when she dies, it's no great loss. His problems, however, are far from over. His father left him twenty acres and a stream that most likely has gold in it, but in order for him to keep the property, he must have a child. The last thing Carl wants to do is marry again, but he has no choice. So, with reluctance, he posts a mail-order bride ad. Juliet Gilbert needs to marry someone—and fast. On a whim, she answers the first mail-order bride ad that will take her to a place where her past won’t catch up with her. From the beginning, Carl makes it clear he’s not interested in love. He only wants a child, and then he’ll give her a portion of any gold he finds on his land and leave her alone to do as she wishes. Since love is the least of her concerns, she agrees as long as he never asks about her past. The two strike the bargain, and she comes out to marry him. What neither expects, however, is that bargains are far easier to make than they are to keep.

Vigilance: The Problem of Sustained Attention Book by Carl M. Stroh

Vigilance: The Problem of Sustained Attention Book
  • Author : Carl M. Stroh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-04-20
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 114
  • ISBN Code: 1483151107
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Summary: Vigilance: The Problem of Sustained Attention deals with vigilance and how the ability to sustain attention is influenced by certain definite conditions of the external and internal environment. Topics covered range from factors affecting vigilance performance to the physiological correlates of vigilance, theories of vigilance performance, and the relationship between arousal and vigilance performance. This volume is comprised of six chapters and begins with an overview of research on vigilance behavior, followed by a discussion on some of the factors affecting vigilance performance, including signal frequency and personality. Subsequent chapters explore physiological correlates of vigilance such as galvanic skin resistance and cortical evoked potentials; reinforcement theory, expectancy theory, and other theories of vigilance performance; and arousal theory and the phenomenon of time error. The final chapter considers some of the conditions that improve vigilance performance, along with the correlation between vigilance and arousal. This book will be of interest to psychologists.

Culture Media for Food Microbiology Book by J.E.L. Corry,G.D.W. Curtis,R.M. Baird

Culture Media for Food Microbiology Book
  • Author : J.E.L. Corry,G.D.W. Curtis,R.M. Baird
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1996-04-23
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN Code: 9780080530123
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Summary: This publication deals in depth with a limited number of culture media used in Food Science laboratories. It is basically divided into two main sections: 1) Data on the composition, preparation, mode of use and quality control of various culture media used for the detection of food borne microbes. 2) Reviews of several of these media, considering their selectivity and productivity and comparative performance of alternative media. Microbiologists specializing in food and related areas will find this book particularly useful.

Perception and Communication Book by D.E. Broadbent

Perception and Communication Book
  • Author : D.E. Broadbent
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN Code: 1483225828
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Summary: Perception and Communication covers the significant advances in understanding the association between perception and communication. This book is composed of 12 chapters and starts with an overview of the value of auditory studies and the basic principles of perception and behavior theory. The next chapters deal with the theoretical interpretation of the experiments concerning selective listening to speech and some of the distinctive features of human verbal behavior. These topics are followed by discussions of the role of communication channels in listening; the effects of noise on behavior; the general nature of vigilance; some data on individual differences related to extraversion and decrement in non-vigilance tasks; and the nature of extinction. The closing chapters consider the problems of multi-channeling listening and the selective nature of learning. These chapters also provide a summary of principles of perception and communication. This book will prove useful to applied psychologists, behaviorists, and researchers.

KGB Lexicon Book by Vasili Mitrokhin

KGB Lexicon Book
  • Author : Vasili Mitrokhin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN Code: 113634344X
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Summary: In this volume Mitrokhin presents two dictionaries produced by the KGB itself to define their activities in both offensive and defensive intelligence work. The translated documents tell the story of the KGB's methods and targets and should interest the general public as well as the specialist.