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August
A course in Game Theory - Martin J. Osborne, Ariel RubinsteinA Course in Game Theory presents the main ideas of game theory at a level suitable for graduate students and advanced undergraduates, emphasizing the theory's foundations and interpretations of its basic concepts. The authors provide precise definitions and full proofs of results, sacrificing generalities and limiting the scope of the material in order to do so. The text is organized in four parts: strategic games, extensive games with perfect information, extensive games with imperfect information, and coalitional games. It includes over 100 exercises. Solution Manual Table of Contents, Errata,
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August
Nutrition and You (2nd Edition) - Joan Salge BlakeWith a new Consumerism chapter, enhanced art and photos, and timely updates, this Second Edition of Nutrition & You personalizes nutrition–helping you make healthy nutrition choices and encouraging you to become an informed consumer of nutrition information. Throughout, each vitamin and mineral are introduced in self-contained spreads, called Visual Summary Tables, that help you learn to identify the key aspects of each nutrient at a glance. You’re encouraged to relate the science of nutrition to your own dietary habits, helping you to separate fact from fiction and to distinguish
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August
Taking Sides: Clashing View on Controversial Psychological Issues - Brent D. SlifeThis debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in psychology. The readings,which represent the arguments of leading psychologists and commentators,reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. By requiring students to analyze opposing viewpoints and reach considered judgements,Taking Sides actively develops critical thinking skills.
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August
A World of Ideas: Essential Readings for College Writers - Lee A. JacobusThe most successful reader of its kind, A World of Ideas is ideal for composition instructors who want to introduce their students to some of the world's most important thinkers and their ideas: for example, Niccolo Machiavelli on government, Sigmund Freud on the mind, and Virginia Woolf on feminism. Because students perceive writers such as these as serious and important, they take the writing course more seriously: they learn to read more attentively, think more critically, and write more effectively. But more important, this may be a student's only opportunity to encounter these thinkers. No
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August
Seizing the Light: A History of Photography - Robert HirschDevelop your image of photography with Seizing the Light - the first major photographic history written in 20 years and the most sharply focused and up-to-date history of photography available. Hirsch delivers a clear picture from every angle by tracking the development of photographic style from the earliest pioneers to the modern masters. He examines photographic technology from the pinhole camera to digitalization and brings to light the intriguing artistic and scientific advances that have entwined photography with every aspect of contemporary society.
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August
Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Application - Bessie Marquis, Carol J. HustonHundreds of carefully designed exercises along with clear discussions of theory teach nursing students how to integrate effective management skills with expert leadership skills. The authors' experiential learning approach makes it easy to put these skills into practice in any health care setting. This book helps students develop the critical thinking ability needed to apply skills on the job—from organizing patient care to motivating staff to managing conflict.
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August
Parallel Programming with Mpi - Peter PachecoA hands-on introduction to parallel programming based on the Message-Passing Interface (MPI) standard, the de-facto industry standard adopted by major vendors of commercial parallel systems. This textbook/tutorial, based on the C language, contains many fully-developed examples and exercises. The complete source code for the examples is available in both C and Fortran 77. Students and professionals will find that the portability of MPI, combined with a thorough grounding in parallel programming principles, will allow them to program any parallel system, from a network of workstations to a parallel
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August
Modern Philosophy: An Anthology of Primary Sources - Roger Ariew, Eric WatkinsThe leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Modern Philosophy is enhanced by the addition of the following selections: Montaigne, Apology for Raymond Sebond, "The Senses Are Inadequate”; Newton, Principia, "General Scholium," and Optics, "Query 31”;