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C++ Weekend Crash Course - Stephen Randy DavisWhat are you doing this weekend? If Friday night's highlights include creating your first C++ program in Visual C++ and CNU C++, then Saturday will find you deep into this book's crash course. Lessons present debugging, flow control commands, and wielding pointers and objects. By Sunday, you'll work through concepts such as inheritance, virtual functions, abstract classes, and stream I/O. After only 15 hours of practice, review, and assessment with "C++ Weekend Crash Course," you'll be able to show off your C++ skills on Monday morning -- and shine.
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The Rhetoric of Fiction - Wayne C. BoothThe first edition of The Rhetoric of Fiction transformed the criticism of fiction and soon became a classic in the field. One of the most widely used texts in fiction courses, it is a standard reference point in advanced discussions of how fictional form works, how authors make novels accessible, and how readers recreate texts, and its concepts and terms—such as "the implied author," "the postulated reader," and "the unreliable narrator"—have become part of the standard critical lexicon. For this new edition, Wayne C. Booth has written an extensive Afterword in which he clarifies
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August
Basic Statistics: Tools for Continuous Improvement - Mark J. KiemeleNew Hardcover 4th Edition (as shown) "Basic Statistics: Tools for Continuous Improvement 4th Edition" minor shelf wear, in great condition. Fast shipping...(A6)
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Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black America - Keith Boykin, E. Lynn HarrisKeith Boykin, a former Clinton White House aide, syndicated columnist, and AIDS activist, breaks new ground by going beyond the hype with the first responsible, eye-opening look at the down low sensation. Unlike all previous accounts on the topic, Beyond the Down Low refreshingly presents the DL not merely as a problem of gay and bisexual men living in the shadows and endangering women, but more broadly as a telling example of the African-American community's overall failure to engage in critical but uncomfortable conversations about sexuality. Boykin details how the virtual silence from black
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Cryptology - Albrecht BeutelspacherCryptology, the art and science of 'secret writing', provides ideal methods to solve the problems of transmitting information secretly and securely. The first half of this book studies and analyzes classical cryptosystems. The second half looks at the exciting new directions of public-key cryptology. The book is fun to read, and the author presents the material clearly and simply. Many exercises and references accompany each chapter.
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Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems - Jerry B. Marion, Stephen T. ThorntonThis best-selling classical mechanics text, written for the advanced undergraduate one- or two-semester course, provides a complete account of the classical mechanics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies. Vector calculus is used extensively to explore topics.The Lagrangian formulation of mechanics is introduced early to show its powerful problem solving ability.. Modern notation and terminology are used throughout in support of the text's objective: to facilitate students' transition to advanced physics and the mathematical formalism needed for the quantum theory of physics.
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Applied Numerical Analysis - Curtis F. Gerald, Patrick O. WheatleyThe fifth edition of this classic book continues its excellence in teaching numerical analysis and techniques. Interesting and timely applications motivate an understanding of methods and analysis of results. Suitable for students with mathematics and engineering backgrounds, the breadth of topics (partial differential equations, systems of nonlinear equations, and matrix algebra), provide comprehensive and flexible coverage of all aspects of all numerical analysis. New sections discuss the use of computer algebra systems such as Mathematica, Maple and DERIVE facilitate the integration of
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August
Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies - Charlene Li, Josh BernoffCorporate executives are struggling with a new trend: people using online social technologies (blogs, social networking sites, YouTube, podcasts) to discuss products and companies, write their own news, and find their own deals. This groundswell is global, it's unstoppable, it affects every industry -- and it's utterly foreign to the powerful companies running things now. When consumers you've never met are rating your company's products in public forums with which you have no experience or influence, your company is vulnerable. In Groundswell, Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff of Forrester, Inc.
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Euclidean & Non-Euclidean Geometries: Development and History - Marvin Jay GreenbergThis classic text provides overview of both classic and hyperbolic geometries, placing the work of key mathematicians/ philosophers in historical context. Coverage includes geometric transformations, models of the hyperbolic planes, and pseudospheres.
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Psychology: An Introduction - Jerome Kagan, Julius SegalThis text combines clarity, relevance, and a history of classroom success in a classic presentation of psychological principles and theories. Psychology 8e emphasizes human diversity, individual differences and presents an increased coverage of gender and ethnic diversity. Features: * Developmental Perspective is an overriding features of this text. It presents themes of heredity and environment, continuity and change, and context in behavior. * Emphasizes human diversity and individual differences and their relationship to the science of psychology. * Concise presentation that focuses on the core