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December
Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation - John E. Hopcroft, Rajeev Motwani, Jeffrey D. UllmanIt has been more than 20 years since this classic book on formal languages, automata theory, and computational complexity was first published. With this long-awaited revision, the authors continue to present the theory in a concise and straightforward manner, now with an eye out for the practical applications. They have revised this book to make it more accessible to today's students, including the addition of more material on writing proofs, more figures and pictures to convey ideas, side-boxes to highlight other interesting material, and a less formal writing style. Exercises at the end of each
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December
Radiography in Veterinary Technology - Lisa M. LavinWritten by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, students, and veterinary practice application, this concise, step-by-step text will help users consistently produce excellent radiographic images. It covers the physics of radiography, the origin of film artifacts, and positioning and restraint of small, large, avian, and exotic animals. It discusses everything from patient preparation, handling, and positioning to technical evaluation of the finished product.
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December
Research Methods in Psychology - John J. Shaughnessy, Jeanne S. Zechmeister, Eugene B. Zechmeister"Research Methods in Psychology" provides a comprehensive and readable introduction to methods for undergraduates. Employing a multi-method approach and exposing students to real examples of published research throughout the text, the authors provide students with the tools necessary to do good and ethical research in psychology and to understand the research they learn about in psychology courses and in the media. A wealth of pedagogical aids serve to break down the aversion and phobia that many students bring to a methods course.The 8th edition boasts a wealth of new examples with nearly 50 of
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December
Sears and Zemansky's University Physics - Hugh D. YoungNow in its commemorative Tenth Edition, this book remains a classic. Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and incorporating some of the findings of current research in physics, it enables readers to develop physical intuition and build strong problem-solving skills. It also points out conceptual and computational pitfalls that commonly plague beginning physics students and provides them with explicit strategies for analyzing physical situations and solving problems.
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December
Introduction to Fungi - John  WebsterThis new edition of the universally acclaimed textbook on fungal biology has been completely re-written, to take account of recent progress in the taxonomy, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, pathology and ecology of the fungi. Features of taxonomic relevance are integrated with natural functions, including their relevance to human affairs. Special emphasis is placed on the biology and control of human and plant pathogens, providing a vital link between fundamental and applied mycology. The emphasis throughout is on whole-organism biology from an integrated, multidisciplinary perspective.
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December
The Successful Leadership Development Program: How to Build It and How to Keep It Going - Jo-Ann C. ByrnePraise for The Successful Leadership Development Program "Byrne and Rees share their direct experience to provide a highly practical guide for organizations seeking more self-managed approaches to learning in leadership development programs. It will stimulate and encourage all concerned who ask how they can better align the learning needs of individual leaders with those of their organization." --J. Herman Gilligan, principal, GC International Consulting Group "I have seen the results of the process outlined in this book and have found them to be very powerful and effective. This is a must read
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December
The Norton Anthology of Poetry - Margaret Ferguson, Jon Stallworthy, Mary Jo SalterThe fourth edition of this standard work contains 1800 poems by 300 poets, with 600 poems and 100 poets newly included. The anthology offers more poetry by women (40 new poets), with special attention to early women poets. The book also includes a greater diversity of American poetry, with double the number of poems by African American, Hispanic, native American and Asian American poets. There are 26 new poets representing the Commonwealth literature tradition: now included are more than 37 poets from Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Caribbean, South Africa and India.
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December
Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery - Harry A. SultzHealth Care USA, Seventh Edition, Offers Students Of Health Administration, Medicine, Public Health, And Related Fields The Most Comprehensive Overview Of America'S Health Care System Under A Single Cover. Combining Historical Perspective With Analysis Of Modern Trends, This Expanded Edition Charts The Evolution Of Modern American Health Care, Providing A Complete Examination Of Its Organization And Delivery While Offering Critical Insight Into The Issues That The U.S. Health System Faces Today. From A Physician-Dominated System To One Defined By Managed Care And Increasingly Sophisticated
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December
Fundamentals of Production Planning and Control - Stephen N. ChapmanThis focused book concentrates on planning and control; it answers the question: "what parts of operations management do we really need to know?" It does not bog the reader down with details, but allows them to concentrate on fundamental principles, such as the development and application of software solutions, inventory management, and lean production concepts. Topics include: forecasting, sales and operations, scheduling, materials requirements, capacity management, production control, "partnering" activities, and system integration. An excellent handbook for operations managers, production
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December
The Bell Jar - Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath's shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel about a woman falling into the grip of insanity. Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes palpably real, even rational—as accessible an experience as going to the movies. A deep penetration into the darkest and most harrowing corners of the human psyche, The Bell Jar is an extraordinary