This manual explains Dominic O'Brien's system intended to help the reader remember names, faces, telephone numbers, pass exams, learn languages, win at Trivial Pursuit and clean up at the blackjack table. O'Brien is able to memorize the sequence of 36 shuffled packs of cards using his method.

Studying modern database languages one recognizes that there is a gap between language
features and theoretical foundations:

* Studies of the formal foundations exist for the relational data model but not
for the Entity-Relationship model, which is a model used by numerous practical
people. Also, most extensions of...

This book is a tutorial on image processing. Each chapter explains basic
concepts with words and figures, shows image processing results with pho-
tographs, and implements the operations in C. Information herein comes
from articles published in The C/C++ Users Journal from 1990 through
1998 and from the first edition of this book...

… an excellent introduction to an interesting and ongoing field of research in physics for those who have some knowledge of quantum theory. -A. Davies, Australian and New Zealand Physicist

… a splendid book … a good reference for current undergraduates...

This is a book about object-oriented analysis and design for software developers. There are many such books, so why write another one? The answer is that we wish to make some specific contributions to the philosophy and practice of object-oriented software development which are significantly different from those that can be found in any of...

Foundations of Dependable Computing: Paradigms for Dependable Applications, presents a variety of specific approaches to achieving dependability at the application level. Driven by the higher level fault models of Models and Frameworks for Dependable Systems, and built on the lower level abstractions implemented in a third companion book...

An exciting new text for the advanced controls course, Control Engineering: A Modern Approach breaks with tradition by introducing a number of new topics--robust controls, for example--and omitting a number of topics dated by the use of digital computers. Bélanger gives the student a real introduction to control engineering...

As computers become more and more integral to business and other organizational operations around the world, software design must increasingly meet the social demands of the workplace. This book provides an informative, cogent examination of how various social factors--such as organizational structure, workplace relations, and market...

Foundations of Dependable Computing: Models and Frameworks for Dependable Systems presents two comprehensive frameworks for reasoning about system dependability, thereby establishing a context for understanding the roles played by specific approaches presented in this book's two companion volumes. It then explores the range of models and...

Maor attempts to give the irrational number e its rightful standing alongside pi as a fundamental constant in science and nature; he succeeds very well.... Maor writes so that both mathematical newcomers and long-time professionals alike can thoroughly enjoy his book, learn something new, and witness the ubiquity of mathematical ideas in...

Foundations of Dependable Computing: System Implementation, explores the system infrastructure needed to support the various paradigms of Paradigms for Dependable Applications. Approaches to implementing support mechanisms and to incorporating additional appropriate levels of fault detection and fault tolerance at the processor, network, and...

For beginning programmers, this updated edition answers all C programming questions. This bestseller talks to readers at their level, explaining every aspect of how to get started and learn the C language quickly. Readers also find out where to learn more about C. This book includes tear-out reference card of C functions and statements, a...