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Computer Networks: A Systems Approach - Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. DavieComputer Networks, 4E is the only introductory computer networking book written by authors who have had first-hand experience with many of the protocols discussed in the book, who have actually designed some of them as well, and who are still actively designing the computer networks today. This newly revised edition continues to provide an enduring, practical understanding of networks and their building blocks through rich, example-based instruction. The authors' focus is on the why of network design, not just the specifications comprising today's systems but how key technologies and protocols
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Modern Statistics for the Life Sciences - Alan Grafen, Rosie HailsThis volume puts model formulae-the methodology used to analyze linear statistics-firmly within the grasp of undergraduates for the first time since its initial development in the 1960s. The authors assume a basic knowledge of statistics, up to and including one and two sample t-tests and their non-parametric equivalents. They then introduce the General Linear Model, providing the conceptual framework needed to understand what the method does (using geometrical illustrations rather than mathematical proofs). The ideas are introduced in a simple and steady progression with worked examples and
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Dictionary of Equine Terms - New Horizons Equine Education Center IncDo you want to increase your word power? Do you know the answer to these? *Where might a horse ingest a blister beetle? *What are "mutton withers?" *What are common causes of bowed tendons? *What part is the fender on a western saddle? An excellent reference for students, writers, trainers, vet techs, as well as every horse owner.
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Deutsch Heute: Introductory German - Jack R. MoellerBy maintaining a focus on building students' listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, Deutsch Heute has become a classic among introductory German texts. Students learn grammar in a clear and concise format while being introduced to contemporary life and culture in German-speaking countries through cast of recurring characters. Familiar characters and the integration of all program components--workbook, video, and function-based activities--foster language learning and skill development. Easily manageable for two-semester courses, the text covers grammar in a logical sequence, leaving the
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Intentional Interviewing and Counseling: Facilitating Client Development in a Multicultural Society - Allen E. Ivey, Carlos Zalaquett, Mary Bradford IveyMaster interviewing skills with INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING: FACILITATING CLIENT DEVELOPMENT IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY! This book gives you the tools you need to adapt your skills to meet both individual and multicultural uniqueness, conduct interviews using five different theoretical approaches, and be well on your way to developing a personalized style and theory of interviewing and counseling that matches your own aptitudes and affinities. Case studies, sample interviews, and a "Portfolio of Competencies" are just a few of the many tools that will help you master the material and
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Ancient Greek Religion (Ancient Religions) - Jon D. MikalsonAncient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs and practices and the major deities of Greek religion. Accessible introduction to Greek religion. Focuses on Athens in the classical period. Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult. Includes vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced. Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought and discussion. Abundant illustrations help readers visualize the rich and varied religious life of ancient Greece.
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism - Benedict AndersonWhat makes people love and die for nations, as well as hate and kill in their name? While many studies have been written on nationalist political movements, the sense of nationality--the personal and cultural feeling of belonging to a nation--has not received proportionate attention. In this widely acclaimed work, Benedict Anderson examines the creation and global spread of the 'imagined communities' of nationality. Anderson explores the processes that created these communities: the territorialization of religious faiths, the decline of antique kingship, the interaction between capitalism and
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Modern Operating Systems - Andrew S. TanenbaumFor software development professionals and computer science students, Modern Operating Systems gives a solid conceptual overview of operating system design, including detailed case studies of Unix/Linux and Windows 2000. What makes an operating system modern? According to author Andrew Tanenbaum, it is the awareness of high-demand computer applications--primarily in the areas of multimedia, parallel and distributed computing, and security. The development of faster and more advanced hardware has driven progress in software, including enhancements to the operating system. It is one thing to run
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Plena Manlibro de Esperanta Gramatiko - Bertilo WennergrenPMEG celas orinarajn Esperantistojn, kiuj volas studi la gramatikon, vortfaradon, skribon kaj elparolon de la Internacia Lingvo. PMEG estas unuavice praktika lernilo, ne teoria verko por lingvistoj. PMEG klarigas la lingvon en facila maniero — kaj la plej bazajn aferojn, kaj tre specialan detalojn. PMEG uzas por helpi al la klarigoj abundon da ekzemploj, inter kiuj estas multege da ekzemploj el la Fundamento kaj la verkaro de Zamenhof.
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Understanding and Using Linear Programming - Jiří MatoušekThe book is an introductory textbook mainly for students of computer science and mathematics. Our guiding phrase is "what every theoretical computer scientist should know about linear programming." A major focus is on applications of linear programming, both in practice and in theory. The book is concise, but at the same time, the main results are covered with complete proofs and in sufficient detail, ready for presentation in class. The book does not require more prerequisites than basic linear algebra, which is summarized in an appendix. One of its main goals is to help the reader to see linear