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Algorithms: Sequential, Parallel, and Distributed - Kenneth A. BermanAlgorithms: Sequential, Parallel, and Distributed.Copyright 2005 with 962 pages by Berman and Paul.
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The Book of Disquiet - Fernando Pessoa, Richard ZenithFernando Pessoa was many writers in one. He attributed his prolific writings to a wide range of alternate selves, each of which had a distinct biography, ideology. and horoscope. When he died in 1935, Pessoa left behind a trunk filled with unfinished and unpublished writings, among which were the remarkable pages that make up his posthumous masterpiece, The Book of Disquiet, an astonishing work that, in George Steiner's words, "gives to Lisbon the haunting spell of Joyce's Dublin or Kafka's Prague."Published for the first time some fifty years after his death, this unique collection of short,
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Electric Machinery - Peter F. RyffFor courses in Electric Machines, and Controls. This new edition reflects changes that incorporate current topics and more usable pedagogy. In response to many sound suggestions from instructors and practicing professionals in technology, the author has incorporated the follow new material:
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Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues - Paul FarmerPaul Farmer has battled AIDS in rural Haiti and deadly strains of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the slums of Peru. A physician-anthropologist with more than fifteen years in the field, Farmer writes from the front lines of the war against these modern plagues and shows why, even more than those of history, they target the poor. This "peculiarly modern inequality" that permeates AIDS, TB, malaria, and typhoid in the modern world, and that feeds emerging (or re-emerging) infectious diseases such as Ebola and cholera, is laid bare in Farmer's harrowing stories of sickness and suffering. Challenging
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Artificial Intelligence: A Guide to Intelligent Systems - Michael NegnevitskyThis title shows students how to build intelligent systems drawing on techniques from knowledge-based systems, neural networks, fuzzy systems, evolutionary computation and now also intelligent agents. The principles behind these techniques are explained without resorting to complex mathematics.
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Medieval Russia's Epics, Chronicles, and Tales - Serge A. ZenkovskyRear cover notes: "The medieval period in Russia lasted from the eleventh through the seventeenth century, and with the possible exception of the Lay of Igor's Campaign the literature of these early centuries is almost completely unknown to the public that reads so enthusiastically the works of Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekhov. First published in 1963, this unique and pioneering anthology has been continuously used as an invaluable text in the field of Russian studies, for it presented over sixty selections from the finest of Russia's medieval authors, and much of the material
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Advanced Macroeconomics - David RomerDavid Romer's Advanced Macroeconomics, 3e is the standard text and the starting point for graduate macro courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics. A series of formal models are used to present and analyze important macroeconomic theories. The theories are supplemented by examples of relevant empirical work, which illustrate the ways that theories can be applied and tested. This well-respected and well-known text is unique in the marketplace.
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Art History - Marilyn Stokstad, David CateforisExceptional in its scholarship and stunning in its beauty, this is the art history book of choice for a new generation. Balancing both the traditions of art history and the new trends of the present. Art History is the most comprehensive, accessible, and magnificently illustrated work of its kind.
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Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education - Steven M. CahnIntended for philosophy of education courses, this anthology brings together classic writings on education by leading figures in the history of philosophy and notable contributions to the field by a variety of contemporary thinkers. The first section provides material from a sizable collection of classic writers, enabling students to read the original sources for themselves. The second section includes recent materials that reflect diverse approaches such as feminism, critical theory, and multiculturalism. There is a newer edition of this book available on Amazon.com, published on February 18,