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Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools
Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools
"The book contains much insight." --B. Hazeltine, Computing Reviews

"Unusual in that the research it brings together spans the perspectives of cognitive psychology, the sociology of work and technology, work-oriented systems design, computer-supported cooperative work, and human-computer interaction. Although most of
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Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology
Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology
Faith and Place takes knowledge of place as a basis for thinking about the relationship between religious belief and our embodied life.

Recent epistemology of religion has appealed to various secular analogues for religious belief - especially analogues drawn from sense perception and scientific theory construction. These approaches tend
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Culture and Group Processes (Frontiers of Culture and Psychology)
Culture and Group Processes (Frontiers of Culture and Psychology)

Human beings are adapted for group living. Groups have a wide range of adaptive functions for individuals, including both material benefits of mutual aid and collective action, and subjective psychological benefits of affiliation and social identity. Recent development of cultural psychology, however, has uncovered that culture plays crucial...

Law in a Digital World
Law in a Digital World
In Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain described his lifelong fascination with the Mississippi River and with the influence that the river had on the people and towns in the surrounding area. Through a series of stories and anecdotes about river life, Twain portrays the river not simply as a moving body of water, as a geographical entity, but as a...
Remote Sensing: The Image Chain Approach
Remote Sensing: The Image Chain Approach
Remote Sensing deals with the fundamental ideas underlying the rapidly growing field of remote sensing. John Schott explores energy-matter interaction, radiation propagation, data dissemination, and described the tools and procedures required to extract information from remotely sensed data using the image chain approach. Organizations and...
Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925
Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Peter Yearwood reconsiders the League of Nations, not as an attempt to realize an idea but as an element in the day-to-day conduct of Britain's foreign policy and domestic politics during the period 1914-25.

He challenges the usual view that London reluctantly adopted the idea in response to pressure from Woodrow Wilson
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Toxin: The Cunning of Bacterial Poisons
Toxin: The Cunning of Bacterial Poisons

What do the following have in common: the promise of Botox as the key to everlasting youthful looks; E. coli O157 hamburger disease; a mysterious illness which killed 35 heroin users in 2000; and the assassination by poisoned umbrella-tip of a Bulgarian dissident in the 1970s? The answer is that all of these are caused by toxins, the powerful...

Signal Processing and Linear Systems
Signal Processing and Linear Systems
This text presents a comprehensive treatment of signal processing and linear systems suitable for juniors and seniors in electrical engineering. Based on B. P. Lathi's widely used book, Linear Systems and Signals, it features additional applications to communications, controls, and filtering as well as new chapters on analog and digital filters and...
Schrodinger's Rabbits: The Many Worlds of Quantum
Schrodinger's Rabbits: The Many Worlds of Quantum
"Usually quantum fuzziness appears only in ultratiny arenas, on a scale smaller than a golf ball to the degree that the golf ball is smaller than Texas. But nowadays, in labs around the world, scientists are plotting to release quantum weirdness from its subatomic prison. Before too long, quantum news won't be just for the science section...
Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to Hawking
Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to Hawking

Here is a lively history of modern physics, as seen through the lives of thirty men and women from the pantheon of physics.

William H. Cropper vividly portrays the life and accomplishments of such giants as Galileo and Isaac Newton, Marie Curie and Ernest Rutherford, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr, right up to contemporary figures...

The Compatibility Gene: How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves
The Compatibility Gene: How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves

This is the story of a few human genes and how we discovered what these genes do. We each have around 25,000 genes, but the genes in this story are those that vary the most from person to person. These genes--called compatibility genes--are, in effect, a molecular signature that distinguishes each of us as individuals. Davis tells the...

Easy Electromyography
Easy Electromyography
The seed for this book was planted by a second-year resident in Neurology, Vicente (тАЬEnzoтАЭ) Trapani, who desired a handbook in electromyography (EMG) that emphasized both muscle localization and clinical pearls. A gifted artist, Trapani envisioned a text that would provide high-quality illustrations of skeletal...
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