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September
Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 - Bay Publications in Mel, Bay Publications in MelThe world's premier method for learning modern plectrum style guitar, time-tested and proven successful in building the theoretic and technical foundation needed to play in any style. All seven grades of this method are written in standard notation only to encourage better sight reading. In Grade 1, the student guitarist will learn to play solos, duets, scales, and chords in the keys of C, A minor, G and E minor. Even in Grade 1, the student is already exposed to the chord/melody concept of guitar performance.
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September
The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging - Jerrold T. Bushberg, J. Anthony Seibert, John M. BooneDeveloped from the authors' highly successful annual imaging physics review course, this new Second Edition gives readers a clear, fundamental understanding of the theory and applications of physics in radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiobiology. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Second Edition provides key coverage of the clinical implications of technical principles--making this book great for board review. Highlights of this new edition include completely updated and expanded chapters and more than 960 illustrations. Major sections cover basic concepts, diagnostic radiology, nuclear
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September
Essential Ornithology - Graham ScottEssential Ornithology provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds, one of the most widely studied taxonomic groups. The book starts with the controversial question of the dinosaur origins of birds and their subsequent evolution. Development, anatomy, and physiology are then discussed followed by chapters devoted to avian reproduction, migration, ecology, and conservation. Sections dealing with aspects of bird/human relationships and bird conservation give the book an applied context. Drawing extensively upon the wider scientific literature, this
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September
Roman Art - Nancy H. Ramage, Andrew RamageIdeal for students who are studying Roman art for the first time, this exceptionally well-illustrated text explores Roman art in the traditional historical manner - with a focus on painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor arts. It assumes no prior acquaintance with the classical world, and explains the necessary linguistic, historical, religious, social, and political background needed to fully understand Roman art.
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September
Canadian Cities in Transition: New Directions in the Twenty-First Century - Trudi Bunting, Pierre Filion, Ryan WalkerThe fourth edition of Canadian Cities in Transition: New Directions in the Twenty-First Century has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current trends and issues concerning urban city centers in Canada and globally. This text examines urbanization through the lens of urban geography, from both traditional and modern perspectives. By including a breadth of classic and fresh material, from the foundations of urban geography, to Aboriginal populations, environmental damage, and urban food systems, this edition covers the most relevant topics in the discipline. With new pedagogical
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September
Ethics and the Conduct of Business - John R. BoatrightAimed at undergraduate/MBA-level courses in business ethics in the departments of philosophy or business, this comprehensive text provides a balanced and up-to-date treatment of some of the most prominent issues of business ethics.
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September
Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach - James F. Kurose, Keith W. RossBuilding on the successful top-down approach of previous editions, the Fourth Edition of Computer Networking continues with an early emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encouraging a hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts. With this edition, Kurose and Ross bring the issues of network security to the forefront, along with integration of the most current and relevant networking technologies. Computer Networks and the Internet; Application Layer; Transport Layer; The Network Layer; The Link Layer and Local Area Networks; Wireless and
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September
A Course In Microeconomic Theory - David M. KrepsDavid kreps has developed a text in microeconomics that succeeds in being bothchallenging and user-friendly. The book is designed for final-year undergraduateand graduate students of microeconomics theory, with numerous problem sets andexercises. The author uses a wide variety of markets for examples with aconcentration in industrial economics. He provides a very broad coverage oftraditional and modern approaches to microeconomic theory, with a carefulprogression from the traditional approach to modern developments.
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September
Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning - David Edward GoldbergThis book brings together - in an informal and tutorial fashion - the computer techniques, mathematical tools, and research results that will enable both students and practitioners to apply genetic algorithms to problems in many fields. Major concepts are illustrated with running examples, and major algorithms are illustrated by Pascal computer programs. No prior knowledge of GAs or genetics is assumed, and only a minimum of computer programming and mathematics background is required. 0201157675B07092001
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September
Hotel Front Office Management - James A. Bardi, William Sullivan, Sheryl F. KlineWritten by a highly regarded, well-known figure in the field. Features a clear and accessible writing style. Contains new sections on the use of technology in the front office.