Study and Research Guide in Computer Science

Author: Wolfgang Tölle
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642773931
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Computer science departments at universities in the U.S.A. are world renowned. This handy reference guide gives detailed profiles of 40 of the best known among them. The profiles are organized in a uniform layout to present basic information, faculty, curriculum, courses for graduate students, affiilated institutions, facilities, research areas, funding, selected projects, and collaborations. Two full alphabetical listings of professors are included, one giving their universities and the other their research areas. The guide will be indispensible for anyone - student or faculty, not only in the U.S.A. - interested in research and education in computer science in the U.S.A.

China Bound Revised

Author: Social Science Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309049326
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Being prepared in China, says one researcher, can mean "the difference between a headache and a productive day." Acclaimed by readers, this friendly and practical volume--now updated with important new information--offers all the details academic visitors need to make long-term stays in China productive, comfortable, and fun. Academic opportunities have been revived in the years since the Tiananmen Square event, and the book opens with an overview of what we have learned from our academic exchanges with China, the opportunities now available, and resources for more information. To help visitors prepare for daily life, the book covers everything from how to obtain the correct travel documents to what kinds of snack foods are available in China, from securing accommodations to having the proper gift for your Chinese dinner host. Frank discussions on the research and academic environments in China will help students, investigators, and teachers from their initial assignment to a danwei, or work unit, to leaving the country with research materials intact. The book offers practical guidelines on working with Chinese academic institutions and research assistants, arranging work-related travel, managing working relationships, resolving language issues, and--perhaps most important--understanding Chinese attitudes and customs toward study, research, and work life. New material in this edition includes an expanded section on science and social science field work, with a discussion of computers: which ones work best in China, how to arrange to bring your computer in, where to find parts and supplies, how to obtain repairs, and more. Living costs, health issues, and addresses and fax numbers for important services are updated. Guidance is offered on currency, transportation, communications, bringing children into China, and other issues. Based on the first-hand reports of hundreds of academic visitors to China and original research by the authors, this book will be useful to anyone planning to live and work in China: students, researchers, and teachers and their visiting family members, as well as business professionals.

Code of Estimating Practice

Author: The Chartered Institute of Building
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405129719
Format: PDF
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This code of practice, long established as a leading publication for the construction industry, provides an authoritative guide to essential principles and good practice in estimating for building work. The seventh edition includes new material on estimating strategy, tendering, procedures and best practice, as well as the build-up of unit rates of cost, overheads and profit, and e-commerce.

Undergraduate Guide Two Year Colleges 2011

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768928354
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Peterson's Two-Year Colleges 2011 includes information on nearly 2,000 accredited two-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as some international schools. It also includes scores of detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel. College-bound students and their parents can research two-year colleges and universities for information on campus setting, enrollment, majors, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadline, and contact information. SELLING POINTS: Helpful articles on what you need to know about two-year colleges: advice on transferring and returning to school for adult students; how to survive standardized tests; what international students need to know about admission to U.S. colleges; and how to manage paying for college State-by-state summary table allows comparison of institutions by a variety of characteristics, including enrollment, application requirements, types of financial aid available, and numbers of sports and majors offered Informative data profiles for nearly 2,000 institutions, listed alphabetically by state (and followed by other countries) with facts and figures on majors, academic programs, student life, standardized tests, financial aid, and applying and contact information Exclusive two-page in-depth descriptions written by college administrators for Peterson's Indexes offering valuable information on associate degree programs at two-year colleges and four-year colleges-easy to search alphabetically

Unbounding the future

Author: K. Eric Drexler
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
ISBN: 9780688091248
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explains how nanotechnology--the ability to create new compounds by altering molecules--may eliminate disease and pollution, and revolutionize industry

Meteorology Today

Author: C. Donald Ahrens
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305480627
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition combines market-leading content in weather, climate, and earth science with the interactive learning experience you expect from Cengage Learning. Grounded in the scientific method, this student-friendly and highly visual text shows you how to observe, calculate, and synthesize information as a budding scientist, systematically analyzing meteorological concepts and issues. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements, such as wind, precipitation, condensation, masses and fronts, and the seasons. Events and issues dominating today's news cycles also receive thorough attention, and include analysis of Superstorm Sandy, the Oklahoma tornadoes, and recent findings from the US National Climate Assessment and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition is a dynamic learning tool packed with self-testing features such as end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, review questions, exercises and problems, live animations, web links, and more. Whether you choose a bound book or interactive eBook, METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition takes your learning to atmospheric heights! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Climates of the British Isles

Author: Mike Hulme
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415130165
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Embracing the full scope of the Climatic Research Unit, this book serves a broad audience with extensive new data and excellent overviews of the past, present and potential future climates of the British Isles.

Internet f r Dummies

Author: John R. Levine
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527638865
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In der 12., ?berarbeiteten und aktualisierten Auflage des Bestsellers finden Sie alles, was Sie zum Internet-Einstieg brauchen: alle Informationen zum Internetzugang, dem Unterschied zwischen WWW, Usenet und anderen Diensten, Chatten, Bloggen, E-Mail, Internet-Telefonie, RSS-Feeds, Podcasting, sozialen Netzwerken und vielem mehr. Die Autoren zeigen Ihnen, wie Sie mit dem Windows Internet Explorer 8 und Google Chrome ins Internet kommen und wie Sie mit Windows Mail, dem Nachfolger von Outlook Express, E-Mails verschicken. Auch die Sicherheitsvorkehrungen f?r ein sorgloses Surfen, Antivirensoftware und Firewalls werden nicht vergessen.