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October
Foundations of Software Testing - Aditya P. MathurBasic Approach Foundations of Software Testing is the premiere example-based text and reference for establishing sound engineering practices in test generation, selection, minimization and enhancement, for software projects ranging from the most simple to the highly complex, to those used by government agencies such as the FAA. Foundations of Software Testing also covers data-flow based adequacy and mutation-based adequacy, which are the most powerful of the available test adequacy criteria. It distills knowledge developed by hundreds of testing researchers and practitioners from all over the
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October
Vector Calculus - Jerrold E. Marsden, Anthony TrombaNow in its fifth edition, Vector Calculus helps students gain an intuitive and solid understanding of this important subject. The book's careful account is a contemporary balance between theory, application, and historical development, providing it's readers with an insight into how mathematics progresses and is in turn influenced by the natural world.
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October
The Psychology of Prejudice - Todd D. NelsonThis comprehensive, research-based text examines the major theories of prejudice and stereotyping through an engaging narrative that reads like a well-crafted story rather than an empty series of statistics. Though the focus of this book is on empirical studies, author Todd D. Nelson has synthesized the data and presented it in a way that will excite readers. His goals were two-fold: To create a strong central text (as opposed to a simple collection of readings) for professors teaching a course in prejudice, and also to facilitate student interest in the subject. "The Psychology of Prejudice" is
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October
Evil - Hans SchwarzHans Schwarz presents a comprehensive history of evil in Western thought. Schwarz illustrates what the behavioral sciences and psychoanalysis are saying about evil and how it might be ameliorated. He also examines the biblical standing, before offering his own constructive position.
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October
It's a Bird... - Steven T. Seagle, Teddy Kristiansen, Todd KleinGorgeously painted by European artist, Teddy Kristiansen, It's a Bird... is a Superman story that doesn't feature Superman at all. Rather, this unique graphic novel explores what the icon of Superman means to the world. Told from the perspective of an author who has written tales about Superman, this book explores the overwhelming effect that the Man of Steel has had on society. A compelling narrative told in a variety of experimental styles, It's a Bird... weaves two interlocking stories: one that ultimately explores our own mortality and another that dissects the symbolic and cultural elements
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October
Fail-Safe - Eugene Burdick, Harvey WheelerSomething has gone wrong. A group of American bombers armed with nuclear weapons is streaking past the fail-safe point, beyond recall, and no one knows why. Their destination -- Moscow. In a bomb shelter beneath the White House, the calm young president turns to his Russian translator and says, "I think we are ready to talk to Premier Kruschchev." Not far away, in the War Room at the Pentagon, the secretary of defense and his aides watch with growing anxiety as the luminous blips crawl across a huge screen map. High over the Bering Strait in a large Vindicator bomber, a colonel stares in
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October
A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting - Steven Louis ShelleyCombining theory and application, A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting provides a comprehensive analysis of lighting systems along with step-by-step examples and illustrations of the technical tools and methods. Readers will benefit from experience-based tips, techniques and traps to avoid in preparing and executing a lighting design. Anecdotes illustrate why some techniques succeed while others fail.Existing textbooks about theatrical lighting analyze artistic vision and visual concepts, which are important for the aspiring designer. These texts do not, however, provide any information about the
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October
Seeing the Light: Optics in Nature, Photography, Color, Vision, and Holography - David R. Falk, David G. StorkThe most complete and lucid nonmathematical study of light available. Chapters are self-contained, making the book flexible and easy to read. Coverage includes such non-traditional topics as processes of vision and the eye, atmospherical optical phenomena, color perception and illusions, color in nature and in art, Kirilian photography, and holography. Includes experiments that can be carried out with simple equipment. Chapters contain optional advanced sections, and appendixes review the mathematics for quantitative aspects. Illustrated, including a four-color insert.
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October
How To Understand the Bible - David EwertIn 13 chapters, David Ewert shares guidelines on studying the Scriptures. He explains literary forms, idioms, and figures of speech from ancient cultures for today's readers. 244 pages.