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30-Second Nutrition: The 50 most significant food-related facts, each explained in half a minute
30-Second Nutrition: The 50 most significant food-related facts, each explained in half a minute
If you only have 30 seconds, there is time – using this book – to bone  up on how to eat well. We’re served a daily diet of food facts, fads and often far-fetched claims for what we put on our plates, which makes it difficult to distinguish healthy from harmful. With obesity, heart disease,...
Cassandra and the Poetics of Prophecy in Greek and Latin Literature
Cassandra and the Poetics of Prophecy in Greek and Latin Literature
This book explores the miscommunications of the prophet Cassandra - cursed to prophesy the truth but never to be understood until too late - in Greek and Latin poetry. Using insights from the field of translation studies, the book focuses on the dialogic interactions that take place between the articulation and the realization of Cassandra's...
The Paradigm of Simias: Essays on Poetic Eccentricity (Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes)
The Paradigm of Simias: Essays on Poetic Eccentricity (Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes)
This book's concern is with notoriously obscure ancient poets-riddlers, whom it argues to have been an essential, albeit necessarily marginal, element of the literary landscape of Antiquity, which, in addition, exerted subtle yet lasting influence on European culture. The three first essays in this book trace a direct line of influence...
Data Compression: The Complete Reference
Data Compression: The Complete Reference
Data compression is one of the most important techniques in computing engineering. From archiving data to CD-ROMs and from coding theory to image analysis, many facets of computing make use of data compression in one form or another. This book is intended to provide an overview of the many different types of compression: it includes a taxonomy, an...
Eclipse for Dummies
Eclipse for Dummies
That’s what New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia said back in 1934. Not
many people understood the meaning or the impact of Mayor LaGuardia’s
statement, because he said it in Latin. (“E finita la cuccagna,” said the mayor.)
But today, most people agree with the spirit of LaGuardia’s proclamation....
Business Services Orchestration: The Hypertier of Information Technology
Business Services Orchestration: The Hypertier of Information Technology

Business Services Orchestration (BSO) is a new, unique, far-reaching industry technology encompassing the art of harmoniously organizing the interactions between business services. These business services may represent internal business processes of organizations. Integration of many of these internal legacy, custom, and COTS applications may,...

Visual Basic .NET Power Tools
Visual Basic .NET Power Tools

We can ask heretical questions such as why OOP should be used in all programming situations as many of its proponents insist. We can question the wisdom of allowing C programmers to write the narratives and code examples for the Help system in VB.NET. We can wonder why structures are included in VB.NET if OOP experts insist that you should...

Professional Practice in Artificial Intelligence: IFIP 19th World Computer Congress, TC-12: Professional Practice Stream, August 21-24, 2006
Professional Practice in Artificial Intelligence: IFIP 19th World Computer Congress, TC-12: Professional Practice Stream, August 21-24, 2006
This volume presents proceedings from the 19th IFIP World Computer Congress in Santiago, Chile. The proceedings of the World Computer Congress are a product of the gathering of 2,000 delegates from more than 70 countries to discuss a myriad of topics in the ICT domain. Of particular note, this marks the first time that a World Computer Congress has...
The Rise and Decline of the State
The Rise and Decline of the State
The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important and most characteristic of all moderninstitutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, either voluntarily or involuntarily, many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. Regardless of whether they fall apart or...
Confessions
Confessions
"Williams's masterful translation satisfies (at last!) a long-standing need. There are lots of good translations of Augustine's great work, but until now we have been forced to choose between those that strive to replicate in English something of the majesty and beauty of Augustine's Latin style and those that opt instead...
The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supplements History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (Latin Edition)
The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supplements History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (Latin Edition)

A comprehensive examination of the effects of the shifting seasons on maritime trade, warfare and piracy durig antiquity, this book overturns many long-held assumptions concerning the capabilities of Graeco-Roman ships and sailors.

It is the long-standing belief among classical scholars that seafaring on the ancient Mediterranean
...
Advanced Software Engineering: Expanding the Frontiers of Software Technology
Advanced Software Engineering: Expanding the Frontiers of Software Technology
This volume presents proceedings from the 19th IFIP World Computer Congress in Santiago, Chile. The proceedings of the World Computer Congress are a product of the gathering of 2,000 delegates from more than 70 countries to discuss a myriad of topics in the ICT domain. Of particular note, this marks the first time that a World Computer Congress has...
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