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Acquisitions Electronic Documents - May 2014

Basic Sciences

Sciences

Ecological Research at the Offshore Windfarm alpha ventus : Challenges, Results and Perspectives [Monograph]
Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency \ Federal Ministry for the Environment \ 2014
At present and over the next few years, large-scale windfarms are being installed far off the coast of Germany in the North and Baltic Sea, making a major contribution to electricity generation from renewable e ...
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Laboratories of Art : Alchemy and Art Technology from Antiquity to the 18th Century [Monograph]
Dupré, Sven \ 2014
This book explores the interconnections and differentiations between artisanal workshops and alchemical laboratories and between the arts and alchemy from Antiquity to the eighteenth century. In particular, it scrutinizes epistemic exchanges between ...
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Mathematics

Advances in Lie Superalgebras [Monograph]
Gorelik, Maria \ Papi, Paolo \ 2014
The volume is the outcome of the conference "Lie superalgebras," which was held at the Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica, in 2012. The conference gathered many specialists in the subject, and the talks held provided comprehensive insights into th ...
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Applications of Mathematics and Informatics in Science and Engineering [Monograph]
Daras, Nicholas J \ 2014
Analysis, assessment, and data management are core competencies for operation research analysts. This volume addresses a number of issues and developed methods for improving those skills. It is an outgrowth of a conference held in April 2013 at the H ...
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The Compressed Word Problem for Groups [Monograph]
Lohrey, Markus \ 2014
The Compressed Word Problem for Groups provides a detailed exposition of known results on the compressed word problem, emphasizing efficient algorithms for the compressed word problem in various groups. The author presents the necessary background al ...
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Elliptic Boundary Value Problems and Construction of Lp-Strong Feller Processes with Singular Drift and Reflection [Monograph]
Baur, Benedict \ 2014
Benedict Baur presents modern functional analytic methods for construction and analysis of Feller processes in general and diffusion processes in particular. Topics covered are: Construction of Lp-strong Feller processes using Dirichlet form methods, ...
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A First Course in Ordinary Differential Equations : Analytical and Numerical Methods [Monograph]
Hermann, Martin \ Saravi, Masoud \ 2014
This book presents a modern introduction to analytical and numerical techniques for solving ordinary differential equations (ODEs). Contrary to the traditional format—the theorem-and-proof format—the book is focusing on analytical and numerical metho ...
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Frontiers and Challenges in Warm Dense Matter [Monograph]
Graziani, Frank \ Desjarlais, Michael P \ Redmer, Ronald \ Trickey, Samuel B \ 2014
Warm Dense Matter (WDM) occupies a loosely defined region of phase space intermediate between solid, liquid, gas, and plasma, and typically shares characteristics of two or more of these phases. WDM is generally associated with the combination of str ...
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Groups of Exceptional Type, Coxeter Groups and Related Geometries [Monograph]
Sastry, N.S. Narasimha \ 2014
The book deals with fundamental structural aspects of algebraic and simple groups, Coxeter groups and the related geometries and buildings. All contributing authors are very active researchers in the topics related to the theme of the book. Some of t ...
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Innovative Technologies in Urban Mapping : Built Space and Mental Space [Monograph]
Contin, Antonella \ Paolini, Paolo \ Salerno, Rossella \ 2014
The book presents a comprehensive vision of the impact of ICT on the contemporary city, heritage, public spaces and meta-cities on both urban and metropolitan scales, not only in producing innovative perspectives but also related to newly discovered ...
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Janus-Faced Probability [Monograph]
Rocchi, Paolo \ 2014
The problem of probability interpretation was long overlooked before exploding in the 20th century, when the frequentist and subjectivist schools formalized two conflicting conceptions of probability. Beyond the radical followers of the two schools, ...
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Matematica Numerica [Monograph] - 4a edizione
Quarteroni, Alfio \ Sacco, Riccardo \ Saleri, Fausto \ Gervasio, Paola \ 2014
La Matematica Numerica è elemento fondante del calcolo scientifico. Punto di contatto di diverse discipline nella matematica e nelle moderne scienze applicate, ne diventa strumento di indagine qualitativa e quantitativa. Scopo di questo testo è forni ...
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Mathematical Modeling and Signal Processing in Speech and Hearing Sciences [Monograph]
Xin, Jack \ Qi, Yingyong \ 2014
The aim of the book is to give an accessible introduction of mathematical models and signal processing methods in speech and hearing sciences for senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students with basic knowledge of linear algebra, differentia ...
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Methods of Small Parameter in Mathematical Biology [Monograph]
Banasiak, Jacek \ Lachowicz, Mirosław \ 2014
This monograph presents new tools for modeling multiscale biological processes. Natural processes are usually driven by mechanisms widely differing from each other in the time or space scale at which they operate and thus should be described by appro ...
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Numerical Models for Differential Problems [Monograph] - Second Edition
Quarteroni, Alfio \ 2014
In this text, we introduce the basic concepts for the numerical modelling of partial differential equations. We consider the classical elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic linear equations, but also the diffusion, transport, and Navier-Stokes equations ...
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Potential Theory [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Helms, Lester L \ 2014
Potential Theory presents a clear path from calculus to classical potential theory and beyond, with the aim of moving the reader into the area of mathematical research as quickly as possible. The subject matter is developed from first principles usin ...
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Renewal Processes [Monograph]
Mitov, Kosto V \ Omey, Edward \ 2014
This monograph serves as an introductory text to classical renewal theory and some of its applications for graduate students and researchers in mathematics and probability theory. Renewal processes play an important part in modeling many phenomena in ...
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Scientific Computing - An Introduction using Maple and MATLAB [Monograph]
Gander, Walter \ Gander, Martin J \ Kwok, Felix \ 2014
Scientific computing is the study of how to use computers effectively to solve problems that arise from the mathematical modeling of phenomena in science and engineering. It is based on mathematics, numerical and symbolic/algebraic computations and v ...
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A Short Course in Computational Geometry and Topology [Monograph]
Edelsbrunner, Herbert \ 2014
With the aim to bring the subject of Computational Geometry and Topology closer to the scientific audience, this book is written in thirteen ready-to-teach sections organized in four parts: TESSELLATIONS, COMPLEXES, HOMOLOGY, PERSISTENCE. To speak to ...
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Slow Viscous Flow [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Langlois, William E \ Deville, Michel O \ 2014
Leonardo wrote, 'Mechanics is the paradise of the mathematical sciences, because by means of it one comes to the fruits of mathematics' ; replace 'Mechanics' by 'Fluid mechanics' and here we are." -    from the Preface to the Second Edition Although ...
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Solving Non-standard Packing Problems by Global Optimization and Heuristics [Monograph]
Fasano, Giorgio \ 2014
This book results from a long-term research effort aimed at tackling complex non-standard packing issues which arise in space engineering. The main research objective is to optimize cargo loading and arrangement, in compliance with a set of stringent ...
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Sparse Grids and Applications - Munich 2012 [Monograph]
Garcke, Jochen \ Pflüger, Dirk \ 2014
Sparse grids have gained increasing interest in recent years for the numerical treatment of high-dimensional problems. Whereas classical numerical discretization schemes fail in more than three or four dimensions, sparse grids make it possible to ove ...
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Spectral Mapping Theorems : A Bluffer's Guide [Monograph]
Harte, Robin \ 2014
Written by an author who was at the forefront of developments in multi-variable spectral theory during the seventies and the eighties, this guide sets out to describe in detail the spectral mapping theorem in one, several and many variables. The basi ...
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Spectral Methods for Non-Standard Eigenvalue Problems : Fluid and Structural Mechanics and Beyond [Monograph]
Gheorghiu, Călin-Ioan \ 2014
This book focuses on the constructive and practical aspects of spectral methods. It rigorously examines the most important qualities as well as drawbacks of spectral methods in the context of numerical methods devoted to solve non-standard eigenvalue ...
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Sub-Riemannian Geometry and Optimal Transport [Monograph]
Rifford, Ludovic \ 2014
The book provides an introduction to sub-Riemannian geometry and optimal transport and presents some of the recent progress in these two fields. The text is completely self-contained: the linear discussion, containing all the proofs of the stated res ...
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Topical Directions of Informatics : In Memory of V. M. Glushkov [Monograph]
Sergienko, Ivan V \ 2014
This work is devoted to the late Ukrainian computer scientist V. M. Glushkov  on the 90th anniversary of his birthday. Dr. Glushkov is known for his contribution to the world computer science and technology, and this volume analyzes the ideas and pat ...
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Topologia [Monograph] - 2a edizione
Manetti, Marco \ 2014
Nato dall'esperienza dell'autore nell'insegnamento della topologia agli studenti del corso di Laurea in Matematica, questo libro contiene le nozioni fondamentali di topologia generale ed una introduzione alla topologia algebrica. La scelta degli argo ...
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Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization III : Theory, Algorithms, and Applications [Monograph]
Bremer, Peer-Timo \ Hotz, Ingrid \ Pascucci, Valerio \ Peikert, Ronald \ 2014
This collection of peer-reviewed conference papers provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in topological approaches to data analysis and visualization. It encompasses the full range of new algorithms and insights, including fast hom ...
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Vorkurs Mathematik : Theorie und Aufgaben mit vollständig durchgerechneten Lösungen [Monograph]
Hoever, Georg \ 2014
Dieses Buch enthält einerseits eine kompakte Darstellung der Theorie (insbesondere der Analysis und der linearen Algebra), die Studienanfängerinnen und -anfängern in einem natur- oder ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Studium beherrschen bzw. im Rahmen ein ...
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Statistics

A Chronicle of Permutation Statistical Methods : 1920–2000, and Beyond [Monograph]
Berry, Kenneth J \ Johnston, Janis E \ Mielke Jr., Paul W \ 2014
The focus of this book is on the birth and historical development of permutation statistical methods from the early 1920s to the near present. Beginning with the seminal contributions of R.A. Fisher, E.J.G. Pitman, and others in the 1920s and 1930s, ...
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Physics

Alien Skies : Planetary Atmospheres from Earth to Exoplanets [Monograph]
Pont, Frédéric J \ 2014
Planetary atmospheres are complex and evolving entities, as mankind is rapidly coming to realise whilst attempting to understand, forecast and mitigate human-induced climate change. In the Solar System, our neighbours Venus and Mars provide striking ...
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Biophysical Effects of Cold Atmospheric Plasma on Glial Tumor Cells [Monograph]
Köritzer, Julia \ 2014
Cold atmospheric plasma is an auspicious new candidate in cancer treatment. Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is a partially ionized gas in which the ion temperature is close to room temperature. It contains electrons, charged particles, radicals, variou ...
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Breaking of Supersymmetry and Ultraviolet Divergences in Extended Supergravity : Proceedings of the INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati School 2013 [Conference proceedings]
Bellucci, Stefano \ 2014
This is the seventh volume in a series on the general topics of supersymmetry, supergravity, black objects (including black holes), and the attractor mechanism. The present volume is based on lectures held in March 2013 at the INFN-Laboratori Naziona ...
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Complex Plasmas : Scientific Challenges and Technological Opportunities [Monograph]
Bonitz, Michael \ Lopez, Jose \ Becker, Kurt \ Thomsen, Hauke \ 2014
This book provides the reader with an introduction to the physics of complex plasmas, a discussion of the specific scientific and technical challenges they present, and an overview of their potential technological applications. Complex plasmas differ ...
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Electric-Field Control of Magnetization and Electronic Transport in Ferromagnetic/Ferroelectric Heterostructures [Monograph]
Zhang, Sen \ 2014
This book mainly focuses on the investigation of the electric-field control of magnetism and spin-dependent transportation based on a Co40Fe40B20(CoFeB)/Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)0.7Ti0.3O3(PMN-PT) multiferroic heterostructure. Methods of characterization and an ...
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Ferroelectric Domain Walls : Statics, Dynamics, and Functionalities Revealed by Atomic Force Microscopy [Monograph]
Guyonnet, Jill \ 2014
Using the nanometric resolution of atomic force microscopy techniques, this work explores the rich fundamental physics and novel functionalities of domain walls in ferroelectric materials, the nanoscale interfaces separating regions of differently or ...
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Harvesting Space for a Greener Earth [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Matloff, Greg \ Bangs, C \ Johnson, Les \ 2014
What was our planet like in years past? How has our civilization affected Earth and its ecology? Harvesting Space for a Greener Planet, the Second Edition of Paradise Regained: The Regreening of the Earth, begins by discussing these questions, and th ...
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The History of Physics in Cuba [Monograph]
Baracca, Angelo \ Renn, Jürgen \ Wendt, Helge \ 2014
This book brings together a broad spectrum of authors, both from inside and from outside Cuba, who describe the development of Cuba's scientific system from the colonial period to the present. It is a unique documentation of the self-organizing power ...
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Holy Sci-Fi! : Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect [Monograph]
Nahin, Paul J \ 2014
Can a computer have a soul? Are religion and science mutually exclusive? Is there really such a thing as free will? If you could time travel to visit Jesus, would you (and should you)? For hundreds of years, philosophers, scientists, and science fict ...
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International Multidisciplinary Microscopy Congress : Proceedings of InterM, Antalya, Turkey, October 10–13, 2013 [Conference proceedings]
Polychroniadis, Efstathios K \ Oral, Ahmet Yavuz \ Ozer, Mehmet \ 2014
The International Multidisciplinary Microscopy Congress (INTERM2013) was organized on October 10-13, 2013. The aim of the congress was to bring together scientists from various branches to discuss the latest advances in the field of microscopy. The c ...
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ISAC and ARIEL: The TRIUMF Radioactive Beam Facilities and the Scientific Program [Monograph]
Dilling, Jens \ Krücken, Reiner \ Merminga, Lia \ 2014
The TRIUMF Isotope Separator and Accelerator (ISAC) facility uses the isotope separation on-line (ISOL) technique to produce rare-isotope beams (RIB). The ISOL system consists of a primary production beam, a target/ion source, a mass separator, and b ...
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The Labyrinth of Star Formation [Monograph]
Stamatellos, Dimitris \ Goodwin, Simon \ Ward-Thompson, Derek \ 2014
This volume contains the proceedings from the conference "The Labyrinth of Star Formation" that was held in Crete, Greece, in June 2012, to honour the contributions to the study of star formation made by Professor Anthony Whitworth of Cardiff Univers ...
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Nanoscience with Liquid Crystals : From Self-Organized Nanostructures to Applications [Monograph]
Li, Quan \ 2014
This book focuses on the exciting topic of nanoscience with liquid crystals: from self-organized nanostructures to applications. The elegant self-organized liquid crystalline nanostructures, the synergetic characteristics of liquid crystals and nanop ...
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Networks of Echoes : Imitation, Innovation and Invisible Leaders [Monograph]
West, Bruce J \ Turalska, Malgorzata \ Grigolini, Paolo \ 2014
Networks of Echoes: Imitation, Innovation and Invisible Leaders is a mathematically rigorous and data rich book on a fascinating area of the science and engineering of social webs.  There are hundreds of complex network phenomena whose statistical pr ...
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Nonlinear Phenomena in Complex Systems: From Nano to Macro Scale [Monograph]
Matrasulov, Davron \ Stanley, H. Eugene \ 2014
Topics of complex system physics and their interdisciplinary applications to different problems in seismology, biology, economy, sociology,  energy and nanotechnology are covered in this new work from renowned experts in their fields.  In  particular ...
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Probing Correlated Quantum Many-Body Systems at the Single-Particle Level [Monograph]
Endres, Manuel \ 2014
How much knowledge can we gain about a physical system and to what degree can we control it? In quantum optical systems, such as ion traps or neutral atoms in cavities, single particles and their correlations can now be probed in a way that is fundam ...
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Resolving Strong Field Dynamics in Cation States of CO_2 via Optimised Molecular Alignment [Monograph]
Oppermann, Malte \ 2014
This thesis presents an experimental study of the ultrafast molecular dynamics of CO_2^+ that are induced by a strong, near-infrared, femtosecond laser pulse. In particular, typical strong field phenomena such as tunneling ionisation, nonsequential d ...
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Studying Complex Surface Dynamical Systems Using Helium-3 Spin-Echo Spectroscopy [Monograph]
Lechner, Barbara A. J \ 2014
Chemical reactions and growth processes on surfaces depend on the diffusion and re-orientation of the adsorbate molecules. A fundamental understanding of the forces guiding surface motion is thus of utmost importance for the advancement of many field ...
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Tensorial Methods and Renormalization in Group Field Theories [Monograph]
Carrozza, Sylvain \ 2014
The main focus of this thesis is the mathematical structure of Group Field Theories (GFTs) from the point of view of renormalization theory. Such quantum field theories are found in approaches to quantum gravity related, on the one hand, to Loop Quan ...
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Theory of Semiconductor Lasers : From Basis of Quantum Electronics to Analyses of the Mode Competition Phenomena and Noise [Monograph]
Yamada, Minoru \ 2014
This book provides a unified and complete theory for semiconductor lasers, covering topics ranging from the principles of classical and quantum mechanics to highly advanced levels for readers who need to analyze the complicated operating characterist ...
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Three Dimensional Creativity : Three Navigations to Extend our Thoughts [Monograph]
Lee, Kwang Hyung \ 2014
Is creativity something that we are simply born with and cannot hone with effort? Some say that creativity cannot be cultivated. Is it true? In general, our thinking sticks to reality unless there is any external stimulation. With our thinking fixed ...
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Chemistry

Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases in Biology and Medicine [Monograph]
Kim, Sunghoon \ 2014
1 Synthetic and Editing Mechanisms of Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases John J. Perona, Ita Gruic-Sovulj 2 Emergence and Evolution Tammy J. Bullwinkle, Michael Ibba 3 Architecture and Metamorphosis Min Guo, Xiang-Lei Yang 4 Protein–Protein Interactions and ...
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Cement and Concrete Chemistry [Monograph]
Kurdowski, Wieslaw \ 2014
This monograph describes cement clinker formation. It covers multicomponent systems, clinker phase structures and their reactions with water,  hydrate composition and structure, as well as their physical properties. The mineral additions to cement ar ...
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ChemSpider : building community for chemists [Database]
Royal Society of Chemistry \ 2007-
ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast access to over 30 million structures, properties and associated information. By integrating and linking compounds from more than 470 data sources, ChemSpider enables researchers to disco ...
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Consequences of Combinatorial Studies of Positive Electrodes for Li-ion Batteries [Monograph]
McCalla, Eric \ 2014
Li-Co-Mn-Ni oxides have been of extreme interest as potential positive electrode materials for next generation Li-ion batteries.  Though many promising materials have been discovered and studied extensively, much debate remains in the literature abou ...
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Food Freezing and Thawing Calculations [Monograph]
Pham, Q. Tuan \ 2014
Freezing time and freezing heat load are the two most important factors determining the economics of food freezers. This Brief will review and describe the principal methods available for their calculation. The methods can be classified into analytic ...
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Formal and Informal Approaches to Food Policy [Monograph]
Aspray, William \ Royer, George \ Ocepek, Melissa G \ 2014
Formal approaches are those taken by government bodies through laws, court decisions and actions of government regulatory bodies. Informal approaches are those taken by individuals, non profit organizations, industries working at self-regulation, etc ...
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Highly Luminescent Lanthanide Complexes with Specific Coordination Structures [Monograph]
Miyata, Kohei \ 2014
This thesis deals with strongly luminescent lanthanide complexes having novel coordination structures. Luminescent lanthanide complexes are promising candidates as active materials for EL devices, lasers, and bio-sensing applications. The organic lig ...
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Immunoassays in agricultural biotechnology [Monograph]
Shan, Guomin \ 2011
"A very broad range of professionals are using immunoassay technology daily to analyze genetically engineered (GE) crops and related areas, and many of these professional ...
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Novel Macromolecular Architectures via a Combination of Cyclodextrin Host/Guest Complexation and RAFT Polymerization [Monograph]
Schmidt, Bernhard V. K. J \ 2014
In this thesis, Bernhard Schmidt describes his research into two fields in the chemical sciences: supramolecular and macromolecular chemistry. Schmidt first investigates cyclodextrins (CDs), which are well know for the formation of supramolecular hos ...
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Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry III [Monograph]
Leszczynski, Jerzy \ Shukla, Manoj K \ 2014
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry research has made unparalleled advancements in understanding every expanding area of science and technology. This volume presents the state-of-the-art research and progress made by eminent researchers in the ar ...
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The Quest for Aqua Vitae : The History and Chemistry of Alcohol from Antiquity to the Middle Ages [Monograph]
Rasmussen, Seth C \ 2014
Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is one of the most ubiquitous chemical compounds in the history of the chemical sciences. The generation of alcohol via fermentation is also one of the oldest forms of chemical technology, with the production of fermented b ...
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Seafood Processing By-Products : Trends and Applications [Monograph]
Kim, Se-Kwon \ 2014
The seafood processing industry produces a large amount of by-products that usually consist of bioactive materials such as proteins, enzymes, fatty acids, and biopolymers. These by-products are often underutilized or wasted, even though they have bee ...
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Simulation Studies of Recombination Kinetics and Spin Dynamics in Radiation Chemistry [Monograph]
Agarwal, Amit \ 2014
Amit Agarwal’s thesis reports a substantial contribution to the microscopic simulation of radiation chemical reactions. In his research Agarwal extends existing models to further understand scavenging, spin and relaxation effects. This research has a ...
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Studies on "Perfect" Hyperbranched Chains Free in Solution and Confined in a Cylindrical Pore [Monograph]
Li, Lianwei \ 2014
Lianwei Li's Ph.D. thesis solves a long-standing problem in polymer physics: how does a hyperbranched chain pass through a cylindrical pore smaller than its size under an elongational flow field? The question was asked by the Nobel Laureate, the late ...
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Yeast Metabolic Engineering : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Mapelli, Valeria \ 2014
Yeast Metabolic Engineering: Methods and Protocols provides the widely established basic tools used in yeast metabolic engineering, while describing in deeper detail novel and innovative methods that have valuable potential to improve metabolic engin ...
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Biology

Agrimonde – Scenarios and Challenges for Feeding the World in 2050 [Monograph]
Paillard, Sandrine \ Treyer, Sébastien \ Dorin, Bruno \ 2014
How will the world be able to feed close to 9 billion people in 2050 and still maintain the ecosystems? The 21st century has three challenges to meet concerning food and agriculture: food security in terms of both quantity and quality; protection of ...
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Biomedical Literature Mining [Monograph]
Kumar, Vinod D \ Tipney, Hannah Jane \ 2014
Biomedical Literature Mining,  discusses the multiple facets of modern biomedical literature mining and its many applications in genomics and systems biology. The volume is divided into three sections focusing on information retrieval, integrated tex ...
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Biotechnological Applications of the Yeast Yarrowia lipolytica [Monograph]
Darvishi Harzevili, Farshad \ 2014
Due to its ability to degrade hydrophobic substrates highly efficiently, the non-conventional yeast Yarrowia lipolytica offers various applications in the food, feed, pharmaceutical, and fine chemistry industries, as well as in environmental protecti ...
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Cell-Based Microarrays : Review of Applications, Developments and Technological Advances [Monograph]
Palmer, Ella \ 2014
This book is a review on the evolution of cell-based microarrays and an update to the author's earlier book Methods in Molecular Biology: Cell-Based Microarrays. Since their development in 2001, cell-based microarrays have advanced significantly to in ...
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Ecoregions : The Ecosystem Geography of the Oceans and Continents [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Bailey, Robert G \ 2014
The first edition of this book (1998) classified and characterized the regional-scale ecosystem units (ecoregions) of the Earth as shown on a map that Bailey developed with the encouragement of several international organizations. In addition to the ...
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Flavins and Flavoproteins : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Weber, Stefan \ Schleicher, Erik \ 2014
In Flavins and Flavoproteins: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field detail many of the methods which are now commonly used to study flavins and flavoproteins.  These include review style methods and protocols to exemplify the variety ...
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Fungal RNA Biology [Monograph]
Sesma, Ane \ von der Haar, Tobias \ 2014
This book presents an overview over the diverse functions RNA plays in fungal biology, highlighting the latest state of knowledge, as well as remaining questions and future challenges in this area. It covers a wide range of RNA-mediated biological me ...
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Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences [Monograph]
Quave, Cassandra L \ 2014
Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences focuses on innovative ways in which educators can enrich the plant science content being taught in universities and secondary schools. Drawing on contributions from scholars around the world, v ...
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Integrated Pest Management : Pesticide Problems, Vol.3 [Monograph]
Pimentel, David \ Peshin, Rajinder \ 2014
This book, the third in the series on integrated pest management (IPM), deals with pesticide use and the negative consequences of pesticide use in world agriculture. Despite some notable success, IPM implementation and pesticide reduction programs ha ...
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Nematode-Trapping Fungi [Monograph]
Zhang, Ke-Qin \ Hyde, Kevin D \ 2014
These chapters provide up-to-date information on nematophagous fungi, particularly those of the Orbiliaceae in Ascomycota, whose asexual states produce nematode-trapping devices. The authors consider fungal-nematode interactions, fossil fungi, the bi ...
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Next Generation Sequencing Technologies and Challenges in Sequence Assembly [Monograph]
El-Metwally, Sara \ Ouda, Osama M \ Helmy, Mohamed \ 2014
The introduction of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies resulted in a major transformation in the way scientists extract genetic information from biological systems, revealing limitless insight about the genome, transcriptome and epigenome ...
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Photoswitching Proteins : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Cambridge, Sidney \ 2014
Photoswitching Proteins: Methods and Protocols, focuses on proven applications of photoswitching proteins in cell and neurobiology. Optical approaches have been mostly embraced by the neurosciences to allow fast, high-resolution characterization and ...
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Phytohormones: A Window to Metabolism, Signaling and Biotechnological Applications [Monograph]
Tran, Lam-Son Phan \ Pal, Sikander \ 2014
Abiotic and biotic stresses adversely affect plant growth and productivity. The phytohormones regulate key physiological events under normal and stressful conditions for plant development. Accumulative research efforts have discovered important roles ...
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Quantitative Real-Time PCR : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Biassoni, Roberto \ Raso, Alessandro \ 2014
Quantitative Real-Time PCR: Methods and Protocols focuses on different applications of qPCR ranging from microbiological detections (both viral and bacterial) to pathological applications. Several chapters deal with quality issues which regard the qu ...
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Stem Cell Transcriptional Networks : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Kidder, Benjamin L \ 2014
Stem Cell Transcriptional Networks: Methods and Protocols collects techniques used to increase our understanding of the underlying transcriptional programs of stem cells that promote self-renewal and differentiation. The volume opens with a section o ...
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The Structural Basis of Biological Energy Generation [Monograph]
Hohmann-Marriott, Martin F \ 2014
The fascinating machinery that life uses to harness energy is the focus of this volume of the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Series. Experts in the field communicate their insights into the mechanisms that govern biological energy convers ...
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The TNF Superfamily : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Bayry, Jagadeesh \ 2014
Exploring these type II trans-membrane proteins, The TNF Superfamily: Methods and Protocols focuses on various techniques to investigate aspects of the TNF Superfamily members in health and disease. Opening with protocols to understand the signaling ...
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Molecular Biology

Het op de markt brengen van een gentech siergewas; virtuele casussen [Monograph]
Krens, F.A. \ 2012
Het doel van dit project was om na te gaan wat er bij komt kijken om een genetisch gemodificeerd siergewas te vermarkten. Het idee bestaat bij betrokken partijen in de wetenschap en bij het bedrijfsleven dat vermarkting voor GM siergewassen makkelijk ...
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Agriculture

The adoption of mushroom farming among smallholder farmers: a case of women mushroom farmers in Makuyu, Kenya [Student report]
Kimole, S. \ 2012
landbouw - eetbare paddestoelen - paddestoelen - kleine landbouwbedrijven - vrouwen - plattelandsvrouwen - kenya
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Adoption of onion production package by smallholder farmers in the Dugda District in East Shoa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia [Student report]
Bikila, M.Y. \ 2012
landbouw - kleine landbouwbedrijven - uien - eetbare bolgewassen - productie - productiefactoren - input van landbouwbedrijf - ethiopië
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Adoption of the “Conservation Farming” practice in Maize Production by Small holder Farmers in the Makoni District of Zimbabwe [Student report]
Gono, N. \ 2012
landbouw - maïs - kleine landbouwbedrijven - duurzaamheid (sustainability) - zimbabwe
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Assessment of performance and adoption of improved enset processing technologies : a case study in Enemorena Ener district, Guragie zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, Ethiopia [Student report]
Zewdie, A. \ 2012
ensete - ensete ventricosum - verwerking - technologie - voedselzekerheid - kleine landbouwbedrijven - ethiopië
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Het nieuwe telen biologisch : monitoring van een energiezuinige biologische vruchtgroententeelt bij BioVerbeek [Monograph]
Raaphorst, M. \ [2014]
Op een biologisch glastuinbouwbedrijf wordt de luchtvochtigheid beheerst door opgewarmde buitenlucht via slurven tussen het gewas te blazen. Na 2 jaar monitoring is gebleken dat het hiermee mogelijk is om intensiever te schermen en meer dan 20% op de ...
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Organic Farming, Prototype for Sustainable Agricultures : Prototype for Sustainable Agricultures [Monograph]
Bellon, Stéphane \ Penvern, Servane \ 2014
Various stakeholders have shown a growing interest in organic food and farming (OF&F), which has become a widespread issue at all levels of society. However, much debate still arises about the value of OF&F as a model for sustainable agriculture. Rat ...
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Perspektiven der agrarwissenschaftlichen Forschung : Future perspectives of agricultural science and research : Denkschrift memorandum [Monograph]
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft \ 2005
landbouw - onderzoek
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Medicine


Australian Hospital Association \ 2008-
gezondheid - gezondheidszorg - australië
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Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Fantuzzi, Giamila \ Braunschweig, Carol \ 2014
The field of adipose tissue biology has been expanding at a very rapid pace in the last few years. Numerous advances have been made since publication of the first edition of this book, in terms of basic adipocyte biology, understanding of the determi ...
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Adult and Pluripotent Stem Cells : Potential for Regenerative Medicine of the Cardiovascular System [Monograph]
Hescheler, Jürgen \ Hofer, Erhard \ 2014
There is hardly an area of research developing so quickly and raising so many promises as stem cell research. Adult, embryonic and recently available induced pluripotent stem cells not only foster our understanding of differentiation of endo-, ecto- ...
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Adult Stem Cells [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Turksen, Kursad \ 2014
Adult Stem Cells, second edition, takes a critical look at issues concerning the  developmental or differentiation potential for a variety of tissue types and for specific adult stem cell types. Since the first edition appeared a decade ago, our unde ...
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The Ankle in Football [Monograph]
d'Hooghe, Pieter P.R.N \ Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J \ 2014
This book creates a unique platform that covers main ankle pathologies specifically related with football. Experiences from professional players have been combined with evidence-based medical content from renowned experts in the field to present a co ...
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Apport des neurosciences à la psychiatrie clinique [Monograph]
Thibaut, Florence \ 2014
Cet ouvrage collectif, coordonné par le Professeur Thibaut, fait le point sur les implications des découvertes récentes en neurosciences pour le praticien et pour son patient. Chacun des chapitres a été écrit par un ou des experts reconnus et présent ...
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Approches occidentales et orientales de la guérison [Monograph]
Unschuld, Paul U \ 2012
Compte tenu de l'intérêt suscité par la médecine chinoise en Europe, cet ouvrage présente pour la première fois une analyse de l'histoire des idées en médecine chinoise depuis ses débuts, il y a plus de deux millénaires jusqu'à nos jours, associée à ...
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Arthritis Research : Methods and Protocols [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Shiozawa, Shunichi \ 2014
Arthritis Research: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition expands upon the first edition to present new and current techniques for the research of arthritis and related conditions. A compendium of leaders in the field contribute chapters that cover p ...
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Atlas of the Huai River Basin Water Environment: Digestive Cancer Mortality [Monograph]
Yang, Gonghuan \ Zhuang, Dafang \ 2014
This atlas shows the relationship between water pollution and cancer in the Huai River Basin in China over the last 30 years. Drawing on a five-year study conducted by the China Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Professor Gonghuan Yang & Dafang Zhuan ...
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abstract
Bioelectronic Nose : Integration of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology [Monograph]
Park, Tai Hyun \ 2014
The “bioelectronic nose”, the device which has a similar function to the human smell sensing system, can be realized by combining the olfactory cells or receptors with nanotechnology. In the last two decades, much has been learned about the smell sen ...
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abstract
Biomechanics of Cycling [Monograph]
Bini, Rodrigo R \ Carpes, Felipe P \ 2014
Bicycles have been a common device to enhance physical fitness level in gyms and training centers along with solid use in competitive sport. For that reason, biomechanics of cycling has grown as a research field with many publications addressing diff ...
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abstract
Body Sculpting with Silicone Implants [Monograph]
Chugay, Nikolas V \ Chugay, Paul N \ Shiffman, Melvin A \ 2014
This book covers all aspects of body contouring with silicone implants with the exception of breast augmentation. After a discussion of the available silicone implants and anesthetic management, the various techniques that may be used in body sculpti ...
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abstract
Bone Drugs in Pediatrics : Efficacy and Challenges [Monograph]
Klein, Gordon L \ 2014
Bone Drugs in Pediatrics brings together in one place the evidence for the use of certain drugs in the treatment and prevention of bone loss in children, as well as the reservations still present in the pediatric community regarding their use. Beginn ...
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Cancer Immunotherapy Meets Oncology : In Honor of Christoph Huber [Monograph]
Britten, Cedrik Michael \ Kreiter, Sebastian \ Diken, Mustafa \ Rammensee, Hans-Georg \ 2014
This book provides a comprehensive update on the state of the art in cancer immunology, which has rapidly evolved from a field of clinical research into an established discipline of oncology. The key recent developments in immuno-oncology are all cov ...
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The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy : Second Edition [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Tepper, Stewart J \ Tepper, Deborah E \ 2014
Since The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy published, new guidelines and therapies have emerged.  The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy, 2nd Edition provides these advances, as well as a number of clinical challenges not covered ...
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Complex Fractures of the Limbs : Diagnosis and Management [Monograph]
Rodríguez-Merchán, E. Carlos \ Rubio-Suárez, Juan Carlos \ 2014
This book provides up-to-date guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the most important complex fractures of the limbs, including fractures of the proximal and distal humerus, fractures and dislocations of the elbow, fractures of the distal radiu ...
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Constipation : A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment [Monograph]
Rose, MD, MSEd, Suzanne \ 2014
Constipation: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment serves as an unmet resource for physicians and other health care providers, including trainees and students, who see patients with constipation. The text reviews pathophysiologic mechanism ...
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Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective : Pragmatic Studies in the Cognitive Function Clinic [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Larner, A. J \ 2014
This concise, pragmatic, pocket-sized book addresses neurological contributions to the diagnosis and management of dementia through a longitudinal examination of the work undertaken in a dedicated neurological dementia clinic.  It covers the use of c ...
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Dengue : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Padmanabhan, Radhakrishnan \ Vasudevan, Subhash G \ 2014
Infection by flaviviruses such as dengue virus serotypes (DENV 1-4), Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBE), yellow fever virus (YFV) and West Nile virus (WNV) impact millions of lives and cause tens of thousands of mo ...
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DNA Vaccines : Methods and Protocols [Monograph] - 3rd ed. 2014
Rinaldi, Monica \ Fioretti, Daniela \ Iurescia, Sandra \ 2014
DNA Vaccines: Methods and Protocols, Third Edition explores innovative approaches and technologies used to design, deliver, and enhance the efficacy of DNA vaccines.  Featuring applications which should be of great value in moving vaccines from resea ...
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Dyslipidemias in Kidney Disease [Monograph]
Covic, Adrian \ Kanbay, Mehmet \ Lerma, Edgar V \ 2014
Dyslipidemia in chronic kidney disease is a common clinical problem and growing in prevalence.  With the recent publication of clinical practice guidelines on the management of lipid related disorders in patients affected by chronic kidney disease, a ...
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ECMO-Extracorporeal Life Support in Adults [Monograph]
Sangalli, Fabio \ Patroniti, Nicolò \ Pesenti, Antonio \ 2014
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been in clinical use for some 40 years, but it is only in the past decade that its application in the treatment of life-threatening circulatory and respiratory failure has truly flourished. This book pre ...
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Eco-immunology : Evolutive Aspects and Future Perspectives [Monograph]
Malagoli, Davide \ Ottaviani, Enzo \ 2014
This book represents a cutting-edge contribution giving an all-around perspective of eco-immunology today. Beside questions of the utmost importance for the whole community of immunologists, e.g, the intrinsic limits of immunological experiments perf ...
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The Gastrointestinal System : Gastrointestinal, Nutritional and Hepatobiliary Physiology [Monograph]
Leung, Po Sing \ 2014
This book presents basic concepts and principles of normal gastrointestinal physiology and, most importantly, conveys an understanding of how to apply this knowledge to abnormal gastrointestinal physiology in the clinical context. The ultimate goal o ...
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Global Orthopedics : Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings [Monograph]
Gosselin, Richard A \ Spiegel, David A \ Foltz, Michelle \ 2014
Global Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings was conceived and written to be a unique reference for surgeons working in resource-limited environments. The first sections provide historical background, glo ...
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The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery : A Guide to Strategy and Techniques [Monograph]
Foletto, Mirto \ Rosenthal, Raul J \ 2014
The increasing prevalence of morbid obesity has led the World Health Organization to coin the descriptive term “globesity” to reflect the worldwide nature of the problem. Providing health care to these patients, especially when surgery is required, c ...
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High-Dimensional Single Cell Analysis : Mass Cytometry, Multi-parametric Flow Cytometry and Bioinformatic Techniques [Monograph]
Fienberg, Harris G \ Nolan, Garry P \ 2014
This volume highlights the most interesting biomedical and clinical applications of high-dimensional flow and mass cytometry. It reviews current practical approaches used to perform high-dimensional experiments and addresses key bioinformatic techniq ...
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Human Fertility : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Rosenwaks, Zev \ Wassarman, Paul M \ 2014
Human Fertility: Methods and Protocols is intended for all practitioners of reproductive medicine and ART, as well as for embryologists and reproductive, developmental, cell, and molecular biologists, and others in the biomedical sciences. The volume ...
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In Vitro Toxicology Systems [Monograph]
Bal-Price, Anna \ Jennings, Paul \ 2014
In Vitro Toxicology Systems brings together important issues and considerations needed in order to develop a workable, reliable, integrated testing strategy for the replacement of animals in toxicity testing regimes. This thorough volume includes sec ...
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Infectious Complications in Cancer Patients [Monograph]
Stosor, Valentina \ Zembower, Teresa R \ 2014
While advances in both the treatment of cancer and the management of its complications have led to significant improvement in patient survival, infections remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with neoplastic disease. In t ...
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Integrated Care in Psychiatry : Redefining the Role of Mental Health Professionals in the Medical Setting [Monograph]
Summergrad, Paul \ Kathol, Roger G \ 2014
Integrated Care in Psychiatry: Redefining the Role of Mental Health Professionals in the Medical Setting is a landmark title in the field, offering a clear, detailed, and cohesive call by leading experts for coordinated care for patients with concurr ...
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Magnetic Resonance and Its Applications [Monograph]
Chizhik, Vladimir I \ Chernyshev, Yuri S \ Donets, Alexey V \ Frolov, Vyacheslav V \ Komolkin, Andrei V \ Shelyapina, Marina G \ 2014
The book is devoted to the description of the fundamentals of various radiospectroscopic methods in the area of magnetic resonance and their use for the investigation of molecular structure and dynamics and for some technical applications. This book ...
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Management of Penile Cancer [Monograph]
Culkin, Daniel J \ 2014
Management of Penile Cancer provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of penile cancer. The sections of the book are structured to review the overall scope of issues of penile cancer, including d ...
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MicroRNA in Development and in the Progression of Cancer [Monograph]
Singh, Shree Ram \ Rameshwar, Pranela \ 2014
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small 22-nucleotides long non-coding RNAs that regulate the gene expression through translational repression and mRNA degradation in varieties of species. miRNAs play regulatory role in several fundamental biological processes ...
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MicroRNA Targeted Cancer Therapy [Monograph]
Sarkar, Fazlul H \ 2014
Since the discovery of microRNAs (miRNAs) some twenty years ago by Victor Ambros, David Baulcombe and Gary Ruvkun, these three scientists worked to uncover the mystery of miRNA, the small segments of nucleotides that silence genes. While studying the ...
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abstract
Molecular Biology of Valvular Heart Disease [Monograph]
Rajamannan, Nalini M \ 2014
This book presents the cellular details and the basic molecular biology approaches for understanding cardiac valvular disease. It provides novel cellular targets for developing future clinical trials and comprehensive clinical discussion of this expa ...
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Molecular Determinants of Head and Neck Cancer [Monograph]
Burtness, Barbara \ Golemis, Erica A \ 2014
Head and neck cancers, involving sites from the nasopharynx to the subglottic larynx, are frequently devastating cancers that afflict patients around the world. These cancers are frequently locally advanced prior to detection, and require multimodali ...
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Molecular Testing in Cancer [Monograph]
Yousef, George M \ Jothy, Serge \ 2014
Molecular Testing in Cancer provides a state of the art review of clinically relevant molecular pathology in cancer. The book provides a brief, easy to read review of commonly employed diagnostic molecular techniques including recently developed "nex ...
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Multidisciplinary Management of Prostate Cancer : The Role of the Prostate Cancer Unit [Monograph]
Gentile, Vincenzo \ Panebianco, Valeria \ Sciarra, Alessandro \ 2014
Prostate cancer is the most common neoplasm in men and its management is very complex, in terms of both diagnosis and treatment. In recent years the value of multidisciplinary management within a prostate cancer unit has been increasingly recognized. ...
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abstract
Neural Computation, Neural Devices, and Neural Prosthesis [Monograph]
Yang, Zhi \ 2014
In the past decades, interdisciplinary investigations overlapping biology, medicine, information science, and engineering have formed a very exciting and active field that attracts scientists, medical doctors, and engineers with knowledge in differen ...
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Neurodegenerative Diseases : Clinical Aspects, Molecular Genetics and Biomarkers [Monograph]
Galimberti, Daniela \ Scarpini, Elio \ 2014
This book gives an overview of the current knowledge on the most common neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and additional neurodegenerative diseases. Different ...
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abstract
Nuclear Medicine : A Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Patients [Monograph]
Prakash, Dibya \ 2014
The book is a compilation of guidelines from various organizations such as Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, European Association of Nuclear Medicine, American College of Radiology, and International Atomic Energy Agency. The descripti ...
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Oxygen Transport to Tissue XXXVI [Monograph]
Swartz, Harold M \ Harrison, David K \ Bruley, Duane F \ 2014
This book contains the refereed contributions from the 41st annual meeting of ISOTT. The annual meetings of ISOTT bring together scientists from various fields (medicine, physiology, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, etc.) in a u ...
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Paediatric Patient and Family-Centred Care: Ethical and Legal Issues [Monograph]
Zlotnik Shaul, Randi \ 2014
This book provides the reader with a theoretical and practical understanding of two health care delivery models: the patient/child centred care and family-centred care. Both are fundamental to caring for children in healthcare organizations. The auth ...
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abstract
Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasis : New Developments in Research [Monograph]
Satoskar, Abhay \ Durvasula, Ravi \ 2014
 This book discusses recent developments in several laboratories studying leishmaniasis. Sequencing of the human genome, as well as of the leishmania genome, has led to significant advances in our understanding of host-immune responses against leishm ...
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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : Volume 1: Care of the Critically Ill or Injured Child [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Wheeler, Derek S \ Wong, Hector R \ Shanley, Thomas P \ 2014
The Editors and contributors of this book take seriously the statement that “For all of the science inherent in the specialty of pediatric critical care medicine, there is still art in providing comfort and solace to our patients and their families. ...
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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : Volume 4: Peri-operative Care of the Critically Ill or Injured Child [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Wheeler, Derek S \ Wong, Hector R \ Shanley, Thomas P \ 2014
The Editors and contributors of this book take seriously the statement that “For all of the science inherent in the specialty of pediatric critical care medicine, there is still art in providing comfort and solace to our patients and their families. ...
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abstract
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition : A Practically Painless Review [Monograph]
Houser, Christine M \ 2014
Often, information in review books can raise as many questions as it answers. This interferes with the study process, because the learner must either look up additional information or skip ahead without truly comprehending what he or she has read. As ...
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Pediatric Genetics and Inborn Errors of Metabolism : A Practically Painless Review [Monograph]
Houser, Christine M \ 2014
Often, information in review books can raise as many questions as it answers. This interferes with the study process, because the learner must either look up additional information or skip ahead without truly comprehending what he or she has read. As ...
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Pediatric Interventional Radiology : Handbook of Vascular and Non-Vascular Interventions [Monograph]
Temple, Michael \ Marshalleck, Francis E \ 2014
About 25 years ago, a few pioneering radiologists began performing “special procedures” in pediatric patients.  Since that time, the practice of pediatric interventional radiology (PIR) has come a long way.  Pediatric Interventional Radiology highlig ...
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Persisting Undernutrition In India : Causes, Consequences and Possible Solutions [Monograph]
Ramachandran, Nira \ 2014
The book revisits the causes of persisting undernutrition in India, but moves away from the usual focus on women and children to a broader view of the entire population. It estimates the economic losses resulting from ignoring undernutrition in the a ...
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abstract
Robotic Donor Nephrectomy : A Practical Guide [Monograph]
Al-Mamari, Said Abdallah \ Quintens, Hervé \ 2014
Robotic Donor Nephrectomy - A Practical Guide is a user friendly manual aimed to give both novice and mature urologists a clear and comprehensive description of robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy through a step-by-step approach. Novel tech ...
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Schizophrenia : Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment [Monograph]
Janicak, Philip G \ Marder, Stephen R \ Tandon, Rajiv \ Goldman, Morris \ 2014
Schizophrenia: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment is a major addition to the literature, offering practical, comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and treatment options, genetic issues, neuroimaging, long-term management of schizophrenia, and f ...
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Sleepiness and Human Impact Assessment [Monograph]
Garbarino, Sergio \ Nobili, Lino \ Costa, Giovanni \ 2014
Human Impact Assessment (HuIA) is a relatively new concept describing an integrated process that encompasses both Health Impact Assessment and Social Impact Assessment and is used to anticipate the effects of programs, projects and decisions on human ...
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Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Signaling in Immunology and Infectious Diseases [Monograph]
Oldstone, Michael B. A \ Rosen, Hugh \ 2014
This volume focuses on the role of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) and its analogs in the induced sequestration of lymphocytes in secondary lymphoid organs or in the microenvironment of tissues involved in infection or autoimmune disease. Initial chapt ...
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Stem Cells in Cancer: Should We Believe or Not? [Monograph]
Grande, Enrique \ Antón Aparicio, Luis \ 2014
This volume explores the latest developments in a novel area of molecular biology and a hot topic in the field of oncology: cancer stem cells. These chapters from expert contributing authors present concepts such as the universal stem cell, new molec ...
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Stereotaxic Neurosurgery in Laboratory Rodent : Handbook on Best Practices [Monograph]
Ferry, Barbara \ Gervasoni, Damien \ Vogt, Catherine \ 2014
Stereotaxic neurosurgery in rodents is used by a variety of people working at research laboratories (research staff, technicians, students at animal facilities...). The present handbook presents all the steps necessary to complete a stereotaxic neuro ...
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Trends in Neurovascular Interventions [Monograph]
Tsukahara, Tetsuya \ Esposito, Giuseppe \ Steiger, Hans-Jakob \ Rinkel, Gabriel J.E \ Regli, Luca \ 2014
This book covers topical issues in neurovascular surgery, and in particular the management of intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and cavernomas, current trends in cerebral revascularization, and new concepts in cerebrovascular imagi ...
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Uncommon Diseases in the ICU [Monograph]
Leone, Marc \ Martin, Claude \ Vincent, Jean-Louis \ 2014
This book highlights the practical characteristics of uncommon diseases and presents the most relevant features for the management of intensive care units. It does not aim to provide an exhaustive description of uncommon diseases, focusing instead on ...
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Urogenital Tuberculosis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Therapy [Monograph]
Kulchavenya, Ekaterina \ 2014
Many years ago the famous Russian TB-urologist professor Vilghelm Grund called Urogenital Tuberculosis (UGTB) a “great hoaxer”, and until today UGTB is an unsolved problem. Clinical features of UGTB are flexible and variable, UGTB mimics numerous oth ...
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Vertebrate Photoreceptors : Functional Molecular Bases [Monograph]
Furukawa, Takahisa \ Hurley, James B \ Kawamura, Satoru \ 2014
This book provides a series of comprehensive views on various important aspects of vertebrate photoreceptors. The vertebrate retina is a tissue that provides unique experimental advantages to neuroscientists. Photoreceptor neurons are abundant in thi ...
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Whiplash Injuries : Diagnosis and Treatment [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Alpini, Dario C \ Brugnoni, Guido \ Cesarani, Antonio \ 2014
The new edition of this book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of whiplash-associated disorders, focusing in particular on a functional approach to clinical and instrumental diagnosis and rehabilitative treatment. It fully reflects th ...
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Geography

Beyond the North-South Culture Wars : Reconciling Northern Australia's Recent Past With Its Future [Monograph]
Dale, Allan \ 2014
Increasingly, Australia’s agriculturalists are looking to the nation’s north to escape the decline in southern Australia’s water and soil resources. Booming mineral and gas development is also helping to drive the nation’s economic success. At the sa ...
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Intensive Variable and Its Application [Monograph]
Zheng, Xinqi \ Xue, Chunlu \ Yuan, Zhiyuan \ 2014
There are still insufficient general theories on the law of diminishing returns, despite 100 years of development. Starting with intensive variables theory, and by utilizing tools of spatiotemporal correlation and intensive functions, moving on to th ...
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abstract
Landscapes and Landforms of Spain [Monograph]
Gutiérrez, Francisco \ Gutiérrez, Mateo \ 2014
The Landscapes and Landforms of Spain provides an informative and inviting overview of the geology and geomorphology of Spain. It incorporates a diverse range of topics, ranging from the fiery landscapes of the Canary Islands and its volcanic formati ...
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Man-made lowlands : a future for ancient dykes in the Netherlands [Monograph]
Schaafsma-Tilstra, M. \ Cultural Heritage Agency \ 2014
Dykes are part and parcel of the Netherlands. Down through the centuries they have played a role in every attempt to make this country inhabitable – in the reclamation of peatland and marshland, as coastal embankments and to enclose polders and flank ...
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Social Sciences and Humanities

Social Sciences

Archaeological Dimension of World Heritage : From Prevention to Social Implications [Monograph]
Castillo, Alicia \ 2014
This volume presents case studies from around the world aiming to serve as a hands-on book for management and treatment of archaeological World Heritage properties. It comprises not only sites inscribed as World Heritage due to their archaeological c ...
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The Bioarchaeology of Space and Place : Ideology, Power, and Meaning in Maya Mortuary Contexts [Monograph]
Wrobel, Gabriel D \ 2014
The Bioarchaeology of Space and Place investigates variations in social identity among the ancient Maya by focusing on individuals and small groups identified archaeologically by their inclusion in specific, discrete mortuary contexts or by unusual m ...
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Britannia 1066-1884 : From Medieval Absolutism to the Birth of Freedom under Constitutional Monarchy, Limited Suffrage, and the Rule of Law [Monograph]
Rowley, Charles K \ Wu, Bin \ 2014
This book offers an analytic history of Britannia (first England and Wales and then Great Britain) over eight hundred years of political turmoil, intermingled with economic stagnation, followed by the engine of the industrial revolution. The book dra ...
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Communication Strategies of Governments and NGOs : Engineering Global Discourse at High-Level International Summits [Monograph]
Adolphsen, Manuel \ 2014
Processes of global governance are mostly invisible to ordinary citizens, due to an overall lack of accompanying transnational public discourse. However, there are exceptional occasions on which media around the world do pay attention to global gover ...
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Critical Perspectives in Happiness Research : The Birth of Modern Happiness [Monograph]
Zevnik, Luka \ 2014
This book presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the origins of happiness in the modern Western culture and makes the argument that happiness is not universal but is instead a culturally and historically specific experience, characteristic only ...
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Cross-Strait Relations and International Organizations : Taiwan’s Participation in IGOs in the Context of Its Relationship with China [Monograph]
Lindemann, Björn Alexander \ 2014
Taiwan has been excluded from the United Nations and other organizations for which statehood is required and its presence in IGOs is mainly limited to functional and regional organizations that allow flexible models of participation, having a specifi ...
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Illuminating How Identities, Stereotypes and Inequalities Matter through Gender Studies [Monograph]
Farris, D. Nicole \ Davis, Mary Ann \ Compton, D'Lane R \ 2014
This collection highlights and extends contemporary women's and gender studies by presenting theoretical analyses and innovative research conceptualizations, applications, and methodologies via a diverse variety of popular-in-the-classroom topics, su ...
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Indian Skilled Migration and Development : To Europe and Back [Monograph]
Tejada, Gabriela \ Bhattacharya, Uttam \ Khadria, Binod \ Kuptsch, Christiane \ 2014
This topical volume offers new empirical evidence on Indian skilled migrants living in European countries, which have become important destinations in the global competition for talent, and on returnees in India. Making use of an interdisciplinary an ...
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Migration in China and Asia : Experience and Policy [Monograph]
Zhang, Jijiao \ Duncan, Howard \ 2014
This book will enlarge our grasp of global migration phenomena, offering insights into the fascinating, at times startling, realities of human migration in Asia. The chapters presented in this volume offer variety in not only theme but in approach to ...
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Perspectives on Social Sustainability and Interior Architecture : Life from the Inside [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Smith, Dianne \ Lommerse, Marina \ Metcalfe, Priya \ 2014
This book argues that interior architects have a responsibility to practice their profession in collaborative ways that address the needs of communities and of to be the agents of social justice and cultural heritage. The book is divided into three s ...
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Police Pursuit Driving : Policy and Research [Monograph]
Alpert, Geoffrey P \ Lum, Cynthia \ 2014
Police pursuits, often receiving a lot of media attention, have become a topic of concern and priority for both law enforcement and the communities they serve. They often come with high risks for the well-being of community members and for both the p ...
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Preventing Corporate Corruption : The Anti-Bribery Compliance Model [Monograph]
Manacorda, Stefano \ Centonze, Francesco \ Forti, Gabrio \ 2014
This book presents the results of a two-year international research project conducted by five academic institutions, under the co-ordination of ISPAC, in co-operation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) to investigate and provid ...
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The Roles of Law and Politics in China's Development [Monograph]
Yu, Guanghua \ 2014
This book examines China’s economic development from the end of 1970s, integrating perspectives from law, economics and political science. Particular attention is given to the role of formal law and political changes in China’s development, presentin ...
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Self-Determination & Constitution Making in Nepal : Constituent Assembly, Inclusion, & Ethnic Federalism [Monograph]
Bhandari, Surendra \ 2014
This book systematically analyzes why constitutions do not survive in Nepal, despite sixty years of constitutional history. The author discusses the epistemology of ethnic federalism in Nepal and examines the challenges of nation building and post-na ...
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Youths Trapped in Prejudice : Hungarian Adolescents’ Attitudes towards the Roma [Monograph]
Váradi, Luca \ 2014
Luca Váradi aims to understand the formation of the Hungarian teenagers’ attitudes towards the Roma, as adolescence is a crucial period in identity development. Her objective is to determine to what extent the classical and more recent theories on th ...
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Sociology

Children’s light : the participation of the child in the construction of twelve eagle’s narratives of resilience among rural families facing extreme poverty and food insecurity. Valle del Polochic [Student report]
Molina, G. \ 2012
armoede - voedselzekerheid - kinderen - flexibiliteit - sociale ecologie - ontwikkelingsprogramma's
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Kwalitatieve woningregistratie - Dl. 2: Eerste landelijke resultaten [Monograph]
Warringa, R. \ 1986
woningen - huizen - huisvesting - verbetering - levensomstandigheden - nederland - kwaliteit - statistiek - wensen
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Gender Studies

Decision making under the tree: gender perspectives on decentralization reforms in service delivery in rural Tanzania [PhD thesis]
Masanyiwa, Z.S. \ 2014
decentralisatie - overheidssector - dienstensector - plattelandsgemeenschappen - geslacht (gender) - man-vrouwrelaties - tanzania - afrika
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Psychology

Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders [Monograph]
Volkmar, Fred R \ Reichow, Brian \ McPartland, James C \ 2014
The research on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is extensive and growing. Although these conditions are recognized as affecting the entire lifespan, the literature on ASD after childhood is limited and has not been brought together in a ...
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Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents [Monograph]
Sharp, Carla \ Tackett, Jennifer L \ 2014
Diagnosing borderline personality disorder (BPD) in young people has long been a tough call for clinicians, either for fear of stigmatizing the child or confusing the normal mood shifts of adolescence with pathology. Now, a recent upsurge in relevant ...
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Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology [Monograph] - 3rd ed. 2014
Lewis, Michael \ Rudolph, Karen D \ 2014
When developmental psychologists set forth the theory that the roots of adult psychopathology could be traced to childhood experience and behavior, the idea quickly took hold. Subsequently, as significant research in this area advanced during the pas ...
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Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders : Research, Policy, and Practice [Monograph]
Tarbox, Jonathan \ Dixon, Dennis R \ Sturmey, Peter \ Matson, Johnny L \ 2014
Current rates of autism diagnoses have been cause for concern and research as well as rumor and misinformation. Important questions surround the condition: how early can an accurate diagnosis be made? At what age should intervention start? How can pa ...
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The Impact of ICT on Quality of Working Life [Monograph]
Korunka, Christian \ Hoonakker, Peter \ 2014
This book discusses the impact and effects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on quality of working life of employees. It describes the changes and the acceleration of processes caused by the widespread use of ICT in a broad range of ...
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Meaning in Positive and Existential Psychology [Monograph]
Batthyany, Alexander \ Russo-Netzer, Pninit \ 2014
"This volume, Meaning in Positive and Existential Psychology is a timely and engaging exploration of these contrasting, but potentially reconcilable, orientations. It raises questions that have wide ranging academic, clinical and personal significanc ...
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The Nature of Language : Evolution, Paradigms and Circuits [Monograph]
Hillert, Dieter \ 2014
The book The Nature of Language addresses one of the most fundamental questions of mankind: how did language evolve, and what are the neurobiological and cognitive foundations of language processing? This monograph explores these questions from diffe ...
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Psychological Health Effects of Musical Experiences : Theories, Studies and Reflections in Music Health Science [Monograph]
Theorell, Töres \ 2014
This book is about links between music and health. It focuses on music and public health, and, in particular, the potentially positive and negative effects of listening to and making music on the health of the general population. The book starts out ...
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Psychotherapy for Families after Brain Injury [Monograph]
Klonoff, Pamela S \ 2014
Whether caused by illness, accident, or incident, brain injury requires multi-tiered  resources for the patient and considerable external care and support.  When recovery is sidelined by depression, anger, grief, or turmoil, family members and the su ...
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Valutazione e gestione della violenza : Manuale per operatori della salute mentale [Monograph]
Simon, Robert I \ Tardiff, Kenneth \ 2014
La violenza è un aspetto endemico della nostra società ed epidemico della nostra epoca. Valutare e trattare pazienti che hanno ideazioni e comportamenti violenti può essere frustrante, ansiogeno e, addirittura, pericoloso, in quanto eventuali errori ...
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Education

Access to Education in Europe : A Framework and Agenda for System Change [Monograph]
Downes, Paul \ 2014
This book identifies key elements of an international framework to develop systems-level change to promote access to education, including higher education, for socio-economically marginalized groups. It is based on interviews with senior government o ...
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Boys will be boys? : Bridging the Great Gendered Literacy Divide [Monograph]
Bausch, Linda S \ 2014
This book addresses the issue of preadolescent boys literacy practices and the social construction of their identities as they navigate multiple classroom literacies. Exploring the role of the teacher, the role of multiple literacies and the way they ...
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Bridging between Research and Practice : Supporting Professional Development through Collaborative Studies of Classroom Teaching with Technology [Monograph]
Hennessy, Sara \ 2014
This book presents a fresh approach to bridging the perceived gap between academic and classroom cultures. It describes a unique form of research partnership whereby Cambridge University academics and school teachers together grappled with and reform ...
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The Creative Turn : Toward a New Aesthetic Imaginary [Monograph]
Harris, Anne \ 2014
The conundrum of understanding, practising and teaching contemporary creativity is that it wants to be all things to all people. Almost all modern lists of creativity, creative thinking and how-to ‘becoming creative’ books begin with one premise: the ...
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Doing Ethnography in Teams : A Case Study of Asymmetries in Collaborative Research [Monograph]
Clerke, Teena \ Hopwood, Nick \ 2014
This uniquely in-depth book offers a blow-by-blow account of the sometimes problematic dynamics of conducting collaborative fieldwork in ethnography. Tracing the interplay between co-researchers at various points of contact in both professional and p ...
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Echoes : Ethics and Issues of Voice in Education Research [Monograph]
Midgley, Warren \ Davies, Andy \ Oliver, Mark E \ Danaher, Patrick Alan \ 2014
Echoes: Ethics and Issues of Voice in Education breaks new ground in the field of education research ethics, by examining different perspectives on the role, influence and importance of voice. Drawing on a variety of philosophical and paradigmatic ap ...
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Emerging International Dimensions in East Asian Higher Education [Monograph]
Yonezawa, Akiyoshi \ Kitamura, Yuto \ Meerman, Arthur \ Kuroda, Kazuo \ 2014
This book discusses emerging roles and functions of higher education and the implications for higher education as a public good in a context of globalization and regionalization. Increases in the mobility of students, faculty and researchers across n ...
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Engaging University Students : International Insights from System-Wide Studies [Monograph]
Coates, Hamish \ McCormick, Alexander C \ 2014
This book provides university teachers, leaders and policymakers with evidence on how researchers in several countries are monitoring and improving student engagement—the extent to which students are exposed to and participate in effective educationa ...
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The Future of Educational Research : Perspectives from Beginning Researchers [Monograph]
Fitzallen, Noleine \ Reaburn, Robyn \ Fan, Si \ 2014
The Future of Educational Research: Perspectives from Beginning Researchers provides a snapshot of research across a diversity of fields in education conducted by beginning researchers. The five main sections of the book cover research into policy an ...
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Gender & Pop Culture : A Text-Reader [Monograph]
Trier-Bieniek, Adrienne \ Leavy, Patricia \ 2014
Gender & Pop Culture provides a foundation for the study of gender, pop culture and media. This comprehensive, interdisciplinary text provides text-book style introductory and concluding chapters written by the editors, seven original contributor cha ...
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Handbook of Arabic Literacy : Insights and Perspectives [Monograph]
Saiegh-Haddad, Elinor \ Joshi, R. Malatesha \ 2014
This book provides a synopsis of recently published empirical research into the acquisition of reading and writing in Arabic. Its particular focus is on the interplay between the linguistic and orthographic structure of Arabic and the development of ...
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Heartland : A Historical Drama about the Internment of German-Americans in the United States during World War II [Monograph]
Simon, Lojo \ Simons, Anita \ 2014
During World War II, the US government confined thousands of Japanese-, German- and Italian-Americans to isolated, fenced and guarded relocation centers known as internment camps. At the same time, it shipped foreign Prisoners of War captured oversea ...
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How Black and Working Class Children Are Deprived of Basic Education in Canada [Monograph]
Sium, Bairu \ 2014
This book is the culmination of twenty-four years of research. It explores the thematic intersections of race, class, immigration, and the potential of building student-centered classrooms. Of course, the building of a truly student-centered is itsel ...
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Learning with Mothers : A Study of Home Schooling in China [Monograph]
Sheng, Xiaoming \ 2014
The literature in relation to home schooling grounded in empirical research and focusing on gender role and the impacts of social class has been neglected and unexplored. Home schooling is at an initial period, for the public, researchers, media and ...
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Literacy in the Arts : Retheorising Learning and Teaching [Monograph]
Barton, Georgina \ 2014
This book explores the many dialogues that exist between the arts and literacy. It shows how the arts are inherently multimodal and therefore interface regularly with literate practice in learning and teaching contexts. It asks the questions: What do ...
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Measuring Quality of Undergraduate Education in Japan : Comparative Perspective in a Knowledge Based Society [Monograph]
Yamada, Reiko \ 2014
This book explores how the global trend of quality assurance in higher education is related to the boom of measuring learning outcomes in Japan. It also presents a comparative study in higher education policy between Japan and the US, examining how b ...
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October Birds : A Novel about Pandemic Influenza, Infection Control and First Responders [Monograph]
Gullion, Jessica Smartt \ 2014
En route to a conference, a physician from Jakarta boards a plane to the US. He does not know he is the index patient for the next global influenza pandemic. From this catalyst, thousands of people will get sick, hundreds of people will die. October ...
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Pedagogy Out of Bounds : Untamed Variations of Democratic Education [Monograph]
Waghid, Yusef \ 2014
The focus of this book is on building on current liberal understandings of democratic education as espoused in the ideas of SeylaBenhabib, Eamonnn Callan, Martha Nussbaum, Iris Marion Young and Amy Gutmann, and then examines its implications for peda ...
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The Professional Teacher Educator : Roles, Behaviour, and Professional Development of Teacher Educators [Monograph]
Lunenberg, Mieke \ Dengerink, Jurriën \ Korthagen, Fred \ 2014
This book is a review of more than twenty years of international research on teacher educators. It offers a solid overview of what is known about the professional roles, professional behaviour and professional development of teacher educators. A syst ...
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School Boards in the Governance Process [Monograph]
Moos, Lejf \ Paulsen, Jan Merok \ 2014
This book analyses local school district governance in a comparative, cross-cultural perspective based on national studies of local school boards in the Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The overarching research question explored ...
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Teachers’ Professional Development : Assessment, Training, and Learning [Monograph]
Krolak-Schwerdt, Sabine \ Glock, Sabine \ Böhmer, Matthias \ 2014
A central aspect of teachers’ professional knowledge and competence is the ability to assess students’ achievements adequately. Giving grades and marks is one prototypical task in this context. Besides giving grades, assessments for school placements ...
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Teaching and Learning of Energy in K – 12 Education [Monograph]
Chen, Robert F \ Eisenkraft, Arthur \ Fortus, David \ Krajcik, Joseph \ Neumann, Knut \ Nordine, Jeffrey \ Scheff, Allison \ 2014
This volume presents current thoughts, research, and findings that were presented at a summit focusing on energy as a cross-cutting concept in education, involving scientists, science education researchers and science educators from across the world. ...
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Transforming Urban Education : Urban Teachers and Students Working Collaboratively [Monograph]
Tobin, Kenneth \ Shady, Ashraf \ 2014
Transformations in Urban Education: Urban Teachers and Students Working Collaboratively addresses pressing problems in urban education, contextualized in research in New York City and nearby school districts on the Northeast Coast of the United State ...
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Unshackled : Education for Freedom, Student Achievement, and Personal Emancipation [Monograph]
Wiggan, Greg \ Scott, Lakia \ Watson, Marcia \ Reynolds, Richard \ 2014
Harnessing conceptual inspiration through the work of Harriet Tubman and Queen Nanny the Maroon of Jamaica, this book explores the historical and contemporary role that education has – and can continually play as an instrument of personal and group l ...
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Languages


Rhetoric Society of America \ St. Cloud State University \ 1976-
Rhetorical studies including theory, history, criticism, and pedagogy
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Economics


Economic Society of Australia \ [2014]-
economie - beleid - economische analyse
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2014-
mijnbouw - industrie - sociale economie - milieueffect - samenleving
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International trade and agriculture [Monograph]
Koo, Won W \ Kennedy, P. Lynn \ 2005
In an increasingly globalized world, an understanding of the role of international trade is central to the study of agricultural economics and agribusiness. This text ...
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Markttrends in de agrarische food sector : de agrarische trends van 2014 & de interpretatie van trends [Student report]
Schoemaker, G.A.M. \ 2014
Boeren wordt geadviseerd om marktgeoriënteerd te zijn. Dit heeft een positief effect op bedrijfsresultaten en versterkt de concurrentiepositie. Trendonderzoek is een onderdeel van marktoriëntatie. Het signaleert kansen en voorkomt verrassingen. Tot o ...
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Op zoek naar de verbinding : handelingsperspectieven voor het Rijk om concurrentiekracht van regio’s te versterken [Monograph]
Fontein, R.J. \ Linderhof, V. \ Coninx, I. \ Michels, R. \ Pleijte, M. \ Kranendonk, R. \ Kruit, J. \ 2014
Deze notitie schetst handelingsperspectieven voor het Rijk om vanuit haar rol en verantwoordelijkheden concurrentiekracht van regio’s te versterken. Op basis van uitgebreid onderzoek in drie regio’s 1) co-siting in het haven- en industriecomplex, 2) ...
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Household Studies

Assessing shea nut processing and income of shea nut producing communities to household food accessibility: a case of Nakolo in Kassena Nankana West District in the upper east region of Ghana [Student report]
Bulmuo, M.M. \ 2012
sheaboter - plantaardige vetten - verwerking - plukken (picking) - gezinsinkomen - strategieën voor levensonderhoud - vrouwen - ghana
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Management studies, Business Administration, Organizational Science

Advances in Enterprise Engineering VIII : 4th Enterprise Engineering Working Conference, EEWC 2014, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, May 5-8, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Aveiro, David \ Tribolet, José \ Gouveia, Duarte \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 4th Enterprise Engineering Working Conference (EEWC), held in Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, during May 5-8, 2014. EEWC aims at addressing the challenges that modern and complex enterprises are facing ...
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Appointment Planning in Outpatient Clinics and Diagnostic Facilities [Monograph]
Zonderland, Maartje E \ 2014
Appointment Planning in Outpatient Clinics and Diagnostic Facilities provides a concise overview of the medical and mathematical aspects of appointment planning in healthcare. This SpringerBrief specifically focuses on outpatient clinics and diagnost ...
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Challenges and opportunities in firm-farmer relationships in commercial coffee: a case of Star Cafe Ltd and Small Holder Farmers, Uganda [Student report]
Zonde, S.A. \ 2012
koffie - kleine landbouwbedrijven - ondernemingen - organisatievormen - handelsrelaties - plattelandsontwikkeling - gezinsinkomen - inkomen van landbouwers - voedselzekerheid - uganda
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Clusters as an instrument to bridge institutional voids in transition economies : Lessons learned from Southeast Europe [Monograph]
Schrammel, Tine \ 2014
Transition economies, such as the countries in Southeast Europe, face an expeditious institutional transition from a centrally planned to a market economy. The state withdraws from its monitoring function, which results in institutional voids that af ...
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Consumer Innovation at the Base of the Pyramid : Emerging Patterns of User Innovation in a Resource-Scarce Setting [Monograph]
Praceus, Sarah \ 2014
Approximately one-third of the world’s population lives in poverty at the global Base of the economic Pyramid (BoP). Sarah Praceus quantitatively investigates patterns and characteristics of a large sample of innovations developed by people living at ...
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Does Multi-stage Marketing Pay? : Creating Competitive Advantages Through Multi-stage Marketing [Monograph]
Schönhoff, Alejandro-Marcel \ 2014
Some scholars propose that the concept of market orientation needs to be extended to encompass a company’s indirect customers too. In an action-oriented perspective, this extended market orientation implies the notion of multi‑stage marketing (MSM). ...
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Eliminating Waste in Business : Run Lean, Boost Profitability [Monograph]
Orr, Linda M \ Orr, Dave J \ 2014
Redundant employees. Storerooms full of extra stock “in case we need it.” Marketing money sprayed in all directions in the vain hope it will create customers. Duplicate IT systems. HR policies that fatten the corporate waistline rather than keeping i ...
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Gender in Agriculture : Closing the Knowledge Gap [Monograph]
Quisumbing, Agnes R \ Meinzen-Dick, Ruth \ Raney, Terri L \ Croppenstedt, André \ Behrman, Julia A \ Peterman, Amber \ 2014
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) produced a 2011 report on women in agriculture with  a clear and urgent message: agriculture underperforms because half of all farmers—women—lack equal access to the resources and oppo ...
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Global Talent Management : Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities [Monograph]
Al Ariss, Akram \ 2014
This book bridges the research and practice of global talent management. It opens important theoretical and practical avenues to understand the concept internationally while focusing on developing and emerging countries. Chapters derive from various ...
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The Google Model : Managing Continuous Innovation in a Rapidly Changing World [Monograph]
Steiber, Annika \ 2014
This book shows how companies like Google have reinvented the common practice in management in order to continuously innovate in fast changing industries. With the ever-increasing pace of change, reinventing existing management principles could becom ...
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Innovation and Teaching Technologies : New Directions in Research, Practice and Policy [Monograph]
Peris-Ortiz, Marta \ Garrigós-Simón, Fernando J \ Gil Pechuán, Ignacio \ 2014
This book focus on organizational changes that are taking place in higher education. Universities are currently experiencing a period of change and restructuring into what is known as the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). EHEA represents a proce ...
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Innovation in a High Technology B2B Context : Exploring Supply Networks, Processes and Management [Monograph]
Möhring, Monika Maria \ 2014
Investment goods and services require the particular acceptance of buying, technical and strategic departments in customer organisations. The empirical evidence of large scale consumer (B2C) studies therefore bear no validity for B2B decision scenari ...
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A Kaizen Approach to Food Safety : Quality Management in the Value Chain from Wheat to Bread [Monograph]
Hill, Victoria \ 2014
This book provides a Management Science approach to quality management in food production. Aspects of food quality, product conformance and reliability/food safety are examined, starting with wheat and ending with its value chain transformation into ...
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Labor and Employment Relations in a Globalized World : New Perspectives on Work, Social Policy and Labor Market Implications [Monograph]
Dereli, Toker \ Soykut-Sarica, Y. Pinar \ Şen-Taşbaşi, Asli \ 2014
This book explores the new challenges for work and employment relations in the wake of globalization. It describes contemporary developments and ways in which labor relations systems are evolving around the world and in Turkey. Authors combine the la ...
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Measures for Innovating Business Models : An Empirical Study of German SMEs [Monograph]
Buliga, Oana \ 2014
The literature on business model innovation mainly regards large enterprises and is not tailored to SME characteristics. Oana Buliga takes an exploratory look at whether SMEs use strategies which are mainly designed for large enterprises for innovati ...
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Multicriteria Analysis in Finance [Monograph]
Doumpos, Michael \ Zopounidis, Constantin \ 2014
This book provides a concise introduction into the fundamentals and applied techniques of multiple criteria decision making in the finance sector. Based on an analysis of the nature of financial decisions and the general methods of financial modellin ...
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New Determinants of Analysts’ Earnings Forecast Accuracy [Monograph]
Klettke, Tanja \ 2014
Financial analysts provide information in their research reports and thereby help forming expectations of a firm’s future business performance. Thus, it is essential to recognize analysts who provide the most precise forecasts, and the accounting lit ...
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Normen en certificaten in de biobased economy : wat, hoe en waarom? [Monograph]
Willemse, H. \ 2014
Voor ondernemers in de biobased economy (BBE) is vaak moeilijk te overzien wat het verschil is tussen de diverse certificaten en normen. Deze uitgave informeert over de samenhang tussennormen, certificaten en wetgeving en over de verschillende soorte ...
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Organizational Culture and Absorptive Capacity : The Meaning for SMEs [Monograph]
Zerwas, Dorothée \ 2014
Firms are increasingly collaborating with outside partners to access external knowledge that will enable them to successfully innovate and remain competitive in the marketplace. To apply external knowledge, they must have a distinctive capacity to ab ...
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Private Placement of Public Equity in China [Monograph]
Song, Pengcheng \ 2014
By retrieving entries from the financial-data vendor Wind and collecting relevant data from private placement statements, the author builds a proprietary database and studies five aspects of private placement in China. He examines which listed firms ...
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Recovery Management in Business-to-Business Markets : Conceptual Dimensions, Relational Consequences and Financial Contributions [Monograph]
Döscher, Kristian \ 2014
The book is related to the handling of product and service failures in business-to-business markets. The concept of “recovery management” embraces all activities of seller firms to effectively handle failure situations in order to restore customer sa ...
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Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Development : The Latin American Experience [Monograph]
Crespi, Gustavo \ Dutrénit, Gabriela \ 2014
This book examines the implementation of science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in eight Latin American countries and the different paths these policies have taken. It provides empirical evidence to examine the extent to which STI policies a ...
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Specialization in Online Innovation Communities : Understand and Manage Specialized Members [Monograph]
Bierwald, Jan \ 2014
Jan Bierwald presents the individual behavior of members in Online Innovation Communities, in which thousands of users contribute voluntarily to a jointly developed outcome. The individual member behavior is explored by conducting a detailed content ...
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User-Centric Technology Design for Nonprofit and Civic Engagements [Monograph]
Saeed, Saqib \ 2014
Due to the increased global political importance of the nonprofit sector, its technological support and organizational characteristics have become important fields of research. In order to conduct effective work, nonprofits need to communicate and co ...
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Law

The Emergence of Personal Data Protection as a Fundamental Right of the EU [Monograph]
González Fuster, Gloria \ 2014
This book explores the coming into being in European Union (EU) law of the fundamental right to personal data protection. Approaching legal evolution through the lens of law as text, it unearths the steps that led to the emergence of this new right. ...
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European Regulation of Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals : Regulatee Expectations of Legal Certainty [Monograph]
Chowdhury, Nupur \ 2014
One of the primary functions of law is to ensure that the legal structure governing all social relations is predictable, coherent, consistent and applicable. Taken together, these characteristics of law are referred to as legal certainty. In traditio ...
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Intellectual Property Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions : Folklore in China [Monograph]
Li, Luo \ 2014
The work reviews issues concerning the protection of folklore through the intellectual property legal system, then explores two main issues in the protection of Chinese folklore. The first issue is the influence of Chinese traditional culture on the ...
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International Governance of the Arctic Marine Environment : With Particular Emphasis on High Seas Fisheries [Monograph]
Weidemann, Lilly \ 2014
The Arctic is particularly affected by climate change; over the past few decades, temperatures in this area have risen twice as fast as the mean global rate. The most prominent effect of global climate change in the region is the melting sea ice in t ...
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Law and Regulation of Aerodromes [Monograph]
Abeyratne, Dr. Ruwantissa \ 2014
This book encapsulates in detail the principles pertaining to legal and regulatory aspects of aerodromes. As the title denotes, it discusses the various aspects of the structure and functioning of an aerodrome and the complexities involved. It focuse ...
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Public Prosecutors in the United States and Europe : A Comparative Analysis with Special Focus on Switzerland, France, and Germany [Monograph]
Gilliéron, Gwladys \ 2014
This research examines the role of prosecutors within the United States and in Switzerland and is completed by an overview of the prosecution institutions in France and Germany. The research recognizes that despite seemingly very different legal trad ...
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Philosophy

Brain, Mind and Consciousness in the History of Neuroscience [Monograph]
Smith, C.U.M \ Whitaker, Harry \ 2014
This volume of essays examines the problem of mind, looking at how the problem has appeared to neuroscientists (in the widest sense) from classical antiquity through to contemporary times. Beginning with a look at ventricular neuropsychology in antiq ...
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Communicative Action : Selected Papers of the 2013 IEAS Conference on Language and Action [Conference proceedings]
Hung, Tzu-Wei \ 2014
This book focuses on the connection between action and verbal communication, exploring topics such as the mechanisms of language processing, action processing, voluntary and involuntary actions, knowledge of language and assertion. Communication mode ...
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Infinite Regress Arguments [Monograph]
Wieland, Jan Willem \ 2014
This book on infinite regress arguments provides (i) an up-to-date overview of the literature on the topic, (ii) ready-to-use insights for all domains of philosophy, and (iii) two case studies to illustrate these insights in some detail. Infinite reg ...
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On the Origin of Autonomy : A New Look at the Major Transitions in Evolution [Monograph]
Rosslenbroich, Bernd \ 2014
This volume describes features of biological autonomy and integrates them into the recent discussion of factors in evolution. In recent years ideas about major transitions in evolution are undergoing a revolutionary change. They include questions abo ...
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Phenomenology of Space and Time : The Forces of the Cosmos and the Ontopoietic Genesis of Life: Book One [Monograph]
Tymieniecka, Anna-Teresa \ 2014
This book  celebrates the investigative power of phenomenology to explore the phenomenological sense of space and time in conjunction with the phenomenology of intentionality, the invisible, the sacred, and the mystical. It examines the course of lif ...
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Poincaré, Philosopher of Science : Problems and Perspectives [Monograph]
de Paz, María \ DiSalle, Robert \ 2014
This volume presents a selection of papers from the Poincaré Project of the Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, bringing together an international group of scholars with new assessments of Henri Poincaré's philosophy of scienc ...
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Recent Trends in Philosophical Logic [Monograph]
Ciuni, Roberto \ Wansing, Heinrich \ Willkommen, Caroline \ 2014
This volume presents recent advances in philosophical logic with chapters focusing on non-classical logics, including paraconsistent logics, substructural logics, modal logics of agency and other modal logics. The authors cover themes such as the kno ...
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Rhetorical Perspectives on Argumentation : Selected Essays by David Zarefsky [Monograph]
Zarefsky, David \ 2014
This book contains 20 essays tracing the work of David Zarefsky, a leading North American scholar of argumentation from a rhetorical perspective.  The essays cohere around 4 general themes: objectives for studying argumentation rhetorically, approach ...
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History


1997-
History (ancient, mediaeval and modern), culture, anthropology, literature (textology), folklore, linguistics, archaeology and politics of Iran and the Caucasus
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Innovation Studies


2014-
innovaties - duurzaamheid (sustainability) - verantwoordelijkheid - maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen - ethiek - technologie - governance
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Agrotechnology and Food Sciences

Engineering


Energy Institute \ 2004-
energie - technologie - engineering
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Accelerated Lattice Boltzmann Model for Colloidal Suspensions : Rheology and Interface Morphology [Monograph]
Farhat, Hassan \ Lee, Joon Sang \ Kondaraju, Sasidhar \ 2014
Colloids are ubiquitous in the food, medical, cosmetics, polymers, water purification, and pharmaceutical industries. The thermal, mechanical, and storage properties of colloids are highly dependent on their interface morphology and their rheological ...
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Advanced Computational Methods for Knowledge Engineering : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Applications (ICCSAMA 2014) [Conference proceedings]
Do, Tien \ Thi, Hoai An Le \ Nguyen, Ngoc Thanh \ 2014
The proceedings consists of 30 papers which have been selected and invited from the submissions to the 2nd International Conference on Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Applications (ICCSAMA 2014) held on 8-9 May, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary. T ...
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Advances in Metaheuristic Algorithms for Optimal Design of Structures [Monograph]
Kaveh, A \ 2014
This book presents efficient metaheuristic algorithms for optimal design of structures. Many of these algorithms are developed by the author and his colleagues, consisting of Democratic Particle Swarm Optimization, Charged System Search, Magnetic Cha ...
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Het algemeen plan voor den Zuidwestelijken Polder [Monograph]
1941
Zoals in het Bericht van April 1941 werd meegedeeld, is door de Regering het hesluit genomen de Zuidwestelijke polder te maken en reeds dit jaar met de bedijkingswerken te starten. In verband hiermede was het nodlig, een algemeen plan voor de hoofdl ...
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Analytical Transmission Electron Microscopy : An Introduction for Operators [Monograph]
Thomas, Jürgen \ Gemming, Thomas \ 2014
This work is based on experiences acquired by the authors regarding often asked questions and problems during manifold education of beginners in analytical transmission electron microscopy. These experiences are summarised illustratively in this text ...
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Assistive Technologies for the Interaction of the Elderly : The Development of a Communication Device for the Elderly with Complementing Illustrations and Examples [Monograph]
Moritz, Eckehard Fozzy \ 2014
This book presents a wealth of insights and new conceptualizations for the development of Assistive Technologies for the Interaction of the Elderly. The book arranges the chapters according to important aspects of maximizing the use value in innovati ...
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Astronomy and Big Data : A Data Clustering Approach to Identifying Uncertain Galaxy Morphology [Monograph]
Edwards, Kieran Jay \ Gaber, Mohamed Medhat \ 2014
With the onset of massive cosmological data collection through media such as the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), galaxy classification has been accomplished for the most part with the help of citizen science communities like Galaxy Zoo. Seeking the ...
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Bio-Inspired Nanotechnology : From Surface Analysis to Applications [Monograph]
Knecht, Marc R \ Walsh, Tiffany R \ 2014
This book focuses on the use of bio-inspired and biomimetic methods for the fabrication and activation of nanomaterials. This includes studies concerning the binding of the biomolecules to the surface of inorganic structures, structure/function relat ...
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Biofuels in Brazil : Fundamental Aspects, Recent Developments, and Future Perspectives [Monograph]
da Silva, Silvio Silvério \ Chandel, Anuj Kumar \ 2014
This book discusses the commercialization of biofuels and the Brazilian government policies for the promotion of renewable energy program in Brazil, which could be a learning module for several countries for implementing biofuels policy to improve th ...
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Biotechnology of Lignocellulose : Theory and Practice [Monograph]
Chen, Hongzhang \ 2014
This book presents and summarizes the new thoughts, new methods and new achievements that have emerged in the biotechnology of lignocellulose in recent years. It proposes new concepts including the primary refining, fractionation, multi-level utiliza ...
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Capturing Connectivity and Causality in Complex Industrial Processes [Monograph]
Yang, Fan \ Duan, Ping \ Shah, Sirish L \ Chen, Tongwen \ 2014
This brief reviews concepts of inter-relationship in modern industrial processes, biological and social systems. Specifically ideas of connectivity and causality within and between elements of a complex system are treated; these ideas are of great im ...
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Chemical Reactor Modeling : Multiphase Reactive Flows [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Jakobsen, Hugo A \ 2014
Chemical Reactor Modeling closes the gap between Chemical Reaction Engineering and Fluid Mechanics.  The second edition consists of two volumes: Volume 1: Fundamentals. Volume 2: Chemical Engineering Applications In volume 1 most of the fundamental t ...
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Computational Intelligence in Digital Forensics: Forensic Investigation and Applications [Monograph]
Muda, Azah Kamilah \ Choo, Yun-Huoy \ Abraham, Ajith \ N. Srihari, Sargur \ 2014
Computational Intelligence techniques have been widely explored in various domains including forensics. Analysis in forensic encompasses the study of pattern analysis that answer the question of interest in security, medical, legal, genetic studies a ...
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A Concise Guide to Chaotic Electronic Circuits [Monograph]
Buscarino, Arturo \ Fortuna, Luigi \ Frasca, Mattia \ Sciuto, Gregorio \ 2014
This brief provides a source of instruction from which students can be taught about the practicalities of designing and using chaotic circuits. The text provides information on suitable materials, circuit design and schemes for design realization. Re ...
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Continuum Mechanics Through the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries : Historical Perspectives from John Bernoulli (1727) to Ernst Hellinger (1914) [Monograph]
Maugin, Gérard A \ 2014
Conceived as a series of more or less autonomous essays, the present book critically exposes the initial developments of continuum thermo-mechanics in a post Newtonian period extending from the creative works of the Bernoullis to the First World war, ...
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Data-driven Design of Fault Diagnosis and Fault-tolerant Control Systems [Monograph]
Ding, Steven X \ 2014
Data-driven Design of Fault Diagnosis and Fault-tolerant Control Systems presents basic statistical process monitoring, fault diagnosis, and control methods, and introduces advanced data-driven schemes for the design of fault diagnosis and fault-tole ...
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Data-Driven Design of Fault Diagnosis Systems : Nonlinear Multimode Processes [Monograph]
Haghani Abandan Sari, Adel \ 2014
In many industrial applications early detection and diagnosis of abnormal behavior of the plant is of great importance. During the last decades, the complexity of process plants has been drastically increased, which imposes great challenges in develo ...
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Design Exploration of Emerging Nano-scale Non-volatile Memory [Monograph]
Yu, Hao \ Wang, Yuhao \ 2014
This book presents the latest techniques for characterization, modeling and design for nano-scale non-volatile memory (NVM) devices.  Coverage focuses on fundamental NVM device fabrication and characterization, internal state identification of memris ...
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Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 4 : Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Catbas, Fikret Necati \ 2014
This critical collection examines a range of the dynamics of civil structures, from dynamic testing of civil structures to bridge structures to operational modal analysis, as presented in early findings and case studies from the Proceedings of the 32 ...
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Dynamics of Coupled Structures, Volume 1 : Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Allen, Matt \ Mayes, Randy \ Rixen, Daniel \ 2014
This critical collection examines a range of the dynamics of coupled structures, from reduced order models to industrial applications of substructuring to experimental studies of joints and joined structures, as presented in early findings and case s ...
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Electromagnetic Field Theories for Engineering [Monograph]
Salam, Md. Abdus \ 2014
A four year Electrical and Electronic engineering curriculum normally contains two modules of electromagnetic field theories during the first two years. However, some curricula do not have enough slots to accommodate the two modules. This book, Elect ...
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Encyclopedia of Thermal Stresses [Monograph]
Hetnarski, Richard B \ 2014
The Encyclopedia of Thermal Stresses is an important interdisciplinary reference work.  In addition to topics on thermal stresses, it contains entries on related topics, such as the theory of elasticity, heat conduction, thermodynamics, appropriate t ...
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Extended Warranties, Maintenance Service and Lease Contracts : Modeling and Analysis for Decision-Making [Monograph]
Murthy, D.N.Prabhakar \ Jack, Nat \ 2014
Serving to unify the existing literature on extended warranties, maintenance service contracts and lease contracts, this book also presents a unique perspective on the topic focussed on cost analysis and decision-making from the perspectives of the p ...
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Foundations of the Complex Variable Boundary Element Method [Monograph]
Hromadka, Theodore \ Whitley, Robert \ 2014
This book explains and examines the theoretical underpinnings of the Complex Variable Boundary Element Method (CVBEM) as applied to higher dimensions, providing the reader with the tools for extending and using the CVBEM in various applications. Rele ...
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Fracture Phenomena in Nature and Technology : Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Fracture Phenomena in Nature and Technology held in Brescia, Italy, 1-5 July 2012 [Conference proceedings]
Bigoni, Davide \ Carini, Angelo \ Gei, Massimiliano \ Salvadori, Alberto \ 2014
This book contains contributions presented at the IUTAM Symposium "Fracture Phenomena in Nature and Technology" held in Brescia, Italy, 1-5 July, 2012.The objective of the Symposium was fracture research, interpreted broadly to include new engineerin ...
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Frontier and Innovation in Future Computing and Communications [Monograph]
Park, James J. (Jong Hyuk) \ Zomaya, Albert \ Jeong, Hwa-Young \ Obaidat, Mohammad \ 2014
IT technology engineering changes everyday life, especially in Computing and Communications. The goal of this book is to further explore the theoretical and practical issues of Future Computing and Communications. It also aims to foster new ideas and ...
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Frontiers and Progress in Multiphase Flow I [Monograph]
Cheng, Lixin \ 2014
This volume presents state-of-the-art of reviews in the field of multiphase flow. In focusses on nonlinear aspects of multiphase flow networks as well as visualization experiments. The first chapter presents nonlinear aspects or deterministic chaos i ...
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Handbook of Satellite Orbits : From Kepler to GPS [Monograph]
Capderou, Michel \ 2014
Fifty years after Sputnik, artificial satellites have become indispensable monitors in many areas, such as economics, meteorology, telecommunications, navigation and remote sensing. The specific orbits are important for the proper functioning of the ...
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High Temperature Gas Dynamics : An Introduction for Physicists and Engineers [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Bose, Tarit K \ 2014
High Temperature Gas Dynamics is a primer for scientists, engineers, and students who would like to have a basic understanding of the physics and the behavior of high-temperature gases. It is a valuable tool for astrophysicists as well. The first cha ...
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The Highway Capacity Manual: A Conceptual and Research History : Volume 1: Uninterrupted Flow [Monograph]
Roess, Roger . P \ Prassas, Elena . S \ 2014
Since 1950, the Highway Capacity Manual has been a standard used in the planning, design, analysis, and operation of virtually any highway traffic facility in the United States. It has also been widely used abroad, and has spurred the development of ...
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Improving Societal Resilience to Disasters : A Case Study of London’s Transportation System [Monograph]
Atun, Funda \ 2014
This book documents the outcomes of a study designed to explore ways of increasing resilience in a complex city system against disasters by focusing on the transportation system in London. A survey was undertaken comprising interviews with upper leve ...
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Industrial Applications of Affective Engineering [Monograph]
Watada, Junzo \ Shiizuka, Hisao \ Lee, Kun-Pyo \ Otani, Tsuyoshi \ Lim, Chee-Peng \ 2014
This book examines the industrial applications of affective engineering. The contributors cover new analytical methods such as fluctuation, fuzzy logic, fractals, and complex systems. These chapters also include interdisciplinary research that traver ...
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Information Technologies in Biomedicine, Volume 3 [Monograph]
Piętka, Ewa \ Kawa, Jacek \ Wieclawek, Wojciech \ 2014
New computerized approaches to various problems have become critically important in healthcare. Computer assisted diagnosis has been extended towards a support of the clinical treatment. Mathematical information analysis, computer applications have b ...
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Information Technologies in Biomedicine, Volume 4 [Monograph]
Piętka, Ewa \ Kawa, Jacek \ Wieclawek, Wojciech \ 2014
New computerized approaches to various problems have become critically important in healthcare. Computer assisted diagnosis has been extended towards a support of the clinical treatment. Mathematical information analysis, computer applications togeth ...
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Integrated Maintenance Planning in Manufacturing Systems [Monograph]
Al-Turki, Umar M \ Ayar, Tahir \ Yilbas, Bekir Sami \ Sahin, Ahmet Ziyaettin \ 2014
This book introduces the concept of integrated planning for maintenance and production taken into account quality and safety for high global socio-economic impact. It provides insight into the planning process at a global level starting from the busi ...
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Internet of Things Based on Smart Objects : Technology, Middleware and Applications [Monograph]
Fortino, Giancarlo \ Trunfio, Paolo \ 2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) usually refers to a world-wide network of interconnected heterogeneous objects (sensors, actuators, smart devices, smart objects, RFID, embedded computers, etc) uniquely addressable, based on standard communication protoc ...
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An Introduction to Modelling of Power System Components [Monograph]
Krishna, S \ 2014
The brief provides a quick introduction to the dynamic modelling of power system components. It gives a rigorous derivation of the model of different components of the power system such as synchronous generator, transformer, transmission line, FACTS, ...
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An Introduction to Surface Alloying of Metals [Monograph]
Hosmani, Santosh S \ Kuppusami, P \ Goyal, Rajendra Kumar \ 2014
An Introduction to Surface Alloying of Metals aims to serve as a primer to the basic aspects of surface alloying of metals. The book serves to elucidate fundamentals of surface modification and their engineering applications. The book starts with bas ...
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Knowledge-Based Driver Assistance Systems : Traffic Situation Description and Situation Feature Relevance [Monograph]
Huelsen, Michael \ 2014
The comprehension of a traffic situation plays a major role in driving a vehicle. Interpretable information forms a basis for future projection, decision making and action performing, such as navigating, maneuvering and driving control. Michael Huels ...
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Liberating Energy from Carbon: Introduction to Decarbonization [Monograph]
Muradov, Nazim \ 2014
Liberating Energy from Carbon analyzes energy options in a carbon-constrained world. Major strategies and pathways to decarbonizing the carbon-intensive economy are laid out with a special emphasis on the prospects of achieving low-risk atmospheric C ...
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The Lithium Air Battery : Fundamentals [Monograph]
Imanishi, Nobuyuki \ Luntz, Alan C \ Bruce, Peter \ 2014
Lithium/air rechargeable batteries are the best candidates for a power source for electric vehicles, because of their high specific energy density. In this book, the history, scientific background, status and prospects of the lithium/air system are i ...
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Low-Complexity Controllers for Time-Delay Systems [Monograph]
Seuret, Alexandre \ Özbay, Hitay \ Bonnet, Catherine \ Mounier, Hugues \ 2014
This volume in the newly established series Advances in Delays and Dynamics (ADD@S) provides a collection of recent results on the design and analysis of Low Complexity Controllers for Time Delay Systems. A widely used indirect method to obtain low o ...
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Mastering Data-Intensive Collaboration and Decision Making : Research and practical applications in the Dicode project [Monograph]
Karacapilidis, Nikos \ 2014
This book reports on cutting-edge research carried out within the context of the EU-funded Dicode project, which aims at facilitating and augmenting collaboration and decision making in data-intensive and cognitively complex settings. Whenever approp ...
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Mathematical Theories of Distributed Sensor Networks [Monograph]
Iyengar, Sitharama S \ Boroojeni, Kianoosh G \ Balakrishnan, N \ 2014
Mathematical Theory of Distributed Sensor Networks demonstrates how mathematical theories can be used to provide distributed sensor modeling and to solve important problems such as coverage hole detection and repair. The book introduces the mathemati ...
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Mechanical Properties of Ceramics [Monograph]
Pelleg, Joshua \ 2014
This book discusses the mechanical properties of ceramics and aims to provide both a solid background for undergraduate students, as well as serving as a text to bring practicing engineers up to date with the latest developments in this topic so they ...
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Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, Volume 3 : Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Atamturktur, H. Sezer \ Moaveni, Babak \ Papadimitriou, Costas \ Schoenherr, Tyler \ 2014
This critical collection examines a range of model validation and uncertainty quantification, from uncertainty propagation in structural dynamics to practical applications of MVUQ, as presented in early findings and case studies from the Proceedings ...
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Modern Methods of Construction Design : Proceedings of ICMD 2013 [Conference proceedings]
Ševĉik, Ladislav \ Lepšík, Petr \ Petrů, Michal \ Mašín, Ivan \ Martonka, Rudolf \ 2014
This book has been created on the basis of contributions to the 54th International Conference of Machine Design Departments, that was held for the 60th anniversary of Technical University of Liberec. This international conference which follows a trad ...
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Molecular Communications and Nanonetworks : From Nature To Practical Systems [Monograph]
Atakan, Barış \ 2014
In this book, the concepts of molecular communications and nanonetworks are introduced. Throughout the book, the existing molecular communication paradigms are categorized into two main groups. The first group includes the Passive Molecular Communica ...
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Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering [Monograph]
Park, James J. (Jong Hyuk) \ Chen, Shu-Ching \ Gil, Joon-Min \ Yen, Neil Y \ 2014
The aims of these proceedings are to provide a complete coverage of the areas outlined, and to bring together researchers from academic and industry to share ideas, challenges, and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of this field. New mul ...
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Nadere verkenning Groene Dollard Dijk : een civieltechnische, juridische en maatschappelijke verkenning naar de haalbaarheid van een brede groene dijk en mogelijke kleiwinning uit de kwelders [Monograph]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. van \ Schelfhout, H.A. \ Broekmeyer, M.E.A. \ Paulissen, M.P.C.P. \ Oostenbrink, W.T. \ Smit, C. \ Cornelius, E.-J. \ Jolink, E. \ 2014
In dit rapport worden de mogelijkheden voor een brede groene dijk langs de Dollard nader verkend. Zo’n brede groene dijk heeft een met klei en gras bekleed flauw buitentalud dat geleidelijk over gaat in de voorliggende kwelders. Door het flauwe talud ...
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Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development [Monograph]
Diallo, Mamadou S \ Fromer, Neil A \ Jhon, Myung S \ 2014
The world is facing great challenges in meeting rising demands for basic commodities, finished goods, technologies and services while minimizing the impact of human activities on Earth's global environment and climate. Nanotechnology has emerged as a ...
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New Trends in Medical and Service Robots : Challenges and Solutions [Monograph]
Rodić, Aleksandar \ Pisla, Doina \ Bleuler, Hannes \ 2014
This volume describes new frontiers in medical and service robotics in the light of recent developments in technology to advance robot design and implementation. In particular, the work looks at advances in design, development and implementation of c ...
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Nonlinear Elastic Waves in Materials [Monograph]
Rushchitsky, Jeremiah J \ 2014
The main goal of the book is a coherent treatment of the theory of propagation in materials of nonlinearly elastic waves of displacements, which corresponds to one modern line of development of the nonlinear theory of elastic waves. The book is divid ...
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PGD-Based Modeling of Materials, Structures and Processes [Monograph]
Chinesta, Francisco \ Cueto, Elías \ 2014
This book focuses on the development of a new simulation paradigm allowing for the solution of models that up to now have never been resolved and which result in spectacular CPU time savings (in the order of millions) that, combined with supercomputi ...
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Phoneme-Based Speech Segmentation using Hybrid Soft Computing Framework [Monograph]
Sarma, Mousmita \ Sarma, Kandarpa Kumar \ 2014
The book discusses intelligent system design using soft computing and similar systems and their interdisciplinary applications. It also focuses on the recent trends to use soft computing as a versatile tool for designing a host of decision support sy ...
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Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks : WCSN 2013 [Conference proceedings]
Maringanti, Radhakrishna \ Tiwari, Murlidhar \ Arora, Anish \ 2014
Wireless communication and sensor networks would form the backbone to create pervasive and ubiquitous environments that would have profound influence on the society and thus are important to the society. The wireless communication technologies and wi ...
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Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Technologies and Engineering Systems (ICITES2013) [Conference proceedings]
Juang, Jengnan \ Chen, Cheng-Yi \ Yang, Cheng-Fu \ 2014
This book includes the original, peer reviewed research papers from the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Technologies and Engineering Systems (ICITES2013), which took place on December 12-14, 2013 at Cheng Shiu University in Kaohsiung, Tai ...
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Progress in Optomechatronic Technologies : Proceedings of the 2013 International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, Oct 28–30, 2013, Jeju Island, Korea [Conference proceedings]
Tutsch, Rainer \ Cho, Young-June \ Wang, Wei-Chih \ Cho, Hyungsuck \ 2014
Optomechatronics, as a fusion of optical and mechatronic engineering, have played a key role in developing innovative products such as high precision instruments, defence, photonic systems, measurements, diagnostics, semiconductors, and so on. And op ...
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Project Quality Management : Critical Success Factors for Buildings [Monograph]
Low, Sui Pheng \ Ong, Joy \ 2014
The book presents the development of the Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS), Singapore’s de facto quality performance measurement system, explains the application of the Quality Management System (QMS) to manage CONQUAS and identifies 3 ...
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Queuing Theory and Telecommunications : Networks and Applications [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Giambene, Giovanni \ 2014
This book provides a basic description of current networking technologies and protocols as well as important tools for network performance analysis based on queuing theory. The second edition adds selected contents in the first part of the book for w ...
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Real-Time Heterogeneous Video Transcoding for Low-Power Applications [Monograph]
Elarabi, Tarek \ Abdelgawad, Ahmed \ Bayoumi, Magdy \ 2014
This book introduces a novel transcoding algorithm for real time video applications, designed to overcome inter-operability problems between MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC. The new algorithm achieves 92.8% reduction in the transcoding run time at a price of an ...
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Recent Advances in Information and Communication Technology : Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computing and Information Technology (IC2IT2014) [Conference proceedings]
Boonkrong, Sirapat \ Unger, Herwig \ Meesad, Phayung \ 2014
Computer and Information Technology (CIT) are now involved in governmental, industrial, and business domains more than ever. Thus, it is important for CIT personnel to continue academic research to improve technology and its adoption to modern applic ...
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Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Smart Power Systems [Monograph]
Karki, Rajesh \ Billinton, Roy \ Verma, Ajit Kumar \ 2014
The volume presents the research work in understanding, modeling and quantifying the risks associated with different ways of implementing smart grid technology in power systems in order to plan and operate a modern power system with an acceptable lev ...
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Renewable transport fuel obligation: post implementation review [Monograph]
Berry, A. \ 2014
As part of government’s overall commitment to improving regulation and to reducing the burdens it imposes, ministers committed to reviewing the effectiveness of the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) amendments by April 2014 in a Post Impleme ...
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Rethinking Engineering Education : The CDIO Approach [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Crawley, Edward F \ Malmqvist, Johan \ Östlund, Sören \ Brodeur, Doris R \ Edström, Kristina \ 2014
This book describes an approach to engineering education that integrates a comprehensive set of personal, interpersonal, and professional engineering skills with engineering disciplinary knowledge in order to prepare innovative and entrepreneurial en ...
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Risk Management for Engineering Projects : Procedures, Methods and Tools [Monograph]
Munier, Nolberto \ 2014
Many people see risk in engineering projects as an imprecise and nebulous problem - something that exists, is feared and is impossible to deal with. Nothing could be further from the truth. While risk is certainly ubiquitous, sometimes difficult to d ...
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Robust Filtering for Uncertain Systems : A Parameter-Dependent Approach [Monograph]
Gao, Huijun \ Li, Xianwei \ 2014
This monograph provides the reader with a systematic treatment of robust filter design, a key issue in systems, control and signal processing, because of the fact that the inevitable presence of uncertainty in system and signal models often degrades ...
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Smart Device to Smart Device Communication [Monograph]
Mumtaz, Shahid \ Rodriguez, Jonathan \ 2014
This book presents a comprehensive analysis on D2D communication over LTE-A band, while explaining D2D communication. The book considers 3GPP LTE-A as a baseline and explains all fundamental requirements for deploying D2D network under cellular syste ...
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Solar Cells Based on Colloidal Nanocrystals [Monograph]
Borchert, Holger \ 2014
This book presents a new system of solar cells. Colloidal nanocrystals possess many physical and chemical properties which can be manipulated by advanced control over structural features like the particle size. One application field is photovoltaics ...
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Solder Joint Reliability Assessment : Finite Element Simulation Methodology [Monograph]
Tamin, Mohd N \ Shaffiar, Norhashimah M \ 2014
This book presents a systematic approach in performing reliability assessment of solder joints using Finite Element (FE) simulation. Essential requirements for FE modelling of an electronic package or a single reflowed solder joint subjected to relia ...
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Special Topics in Structural Dynamics, Volume 6 : Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Foss, Gary \ Niezrecki, Christopher \ 2014
This critical collection examines a range of special topics in structural dynamics, from system identification to analytical methods to active control, as presented in early findings and case studies from the Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conferenc ...
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Spline and Spline Wavelet Methods with Applications to Signal and Image Processing : Volume I: Periodic Splines [Monograph]
Averbuch, Amir Z \ Neittaanmaki, Pekka \ Zheludev, Valery A \ 2014
This volume provides universal methodologies accompanied by Matlab software to manipulate numerous signal and image processing applications. It is done with discrete and polynomial periodic splines. Various contributions of splines to signal and imag ...
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Structural Health Monitoring, Volume 5 : Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Wicks, Alfred \ 2014
This critical collection examines a range of structural health monitoring, from damage detection to energy harvesting, as presented in early findings and case studies from the Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dy ...
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Subspace Methods for Pattern Recognition in Intelligent Environment [Monograph]
Chen, Yen-Wei \ C. Jain, Lakhmi \ 2014
This research book provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art subspace learning methods for pattern recognition in intelligent environment. With the fast development of internet and computer technologies, the amount of available data i ...
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System Identification and Adaptive Control : Theory and Applications of the Neurofuzzy and Fuzzy Cognitive Network Models [Monograph]
Boutalis, Yiannis \ Theodoridis, Dimitrios \ Kottas, Theodore \ Christodoulou, Manolis A \ 2014
Presenting current trends in the development and applications of intelligent systems in engineering, this monograph focuses on recent research results in system identification and control. The recurrent neurofuzzy and the fuzzy cognitive network (FCN ...
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Terawatt Solar Photovoltaics : Roadblocks and Opportunities [Monograph]
Tao, Meng \ 2014
Solar energy will undoubtedly become a main source of energy in our life by the end of this century, but how big of a role will photovoltaics play in this new energy infrastructure? Besides cost and efficiency, there are other barriers for current so ...
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Ternary Networks : Reliability and Monte Carlo [Monograph]
Gertsbakh, Ilya \ Shpungin, Yoseph \ Vaisman, Radislav \ 2014
Ternary means “based on three”. This book deals with reliability investigations of  networks whose components subject to failures can be in three states –up, down and middle (mid), contrary to traditionally considered networks  having only binary (up ...
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Time-Domain Ultra-Wideband Radar, Sensor and Components : Theory, Analysis and Design [Monograph]
Nguyen, Cam \ Han, Jeongwoo \ 2014
This book presents the theory, analysis, and design of ultra-wideband (UWB) radar and sensor systems (in short, UWB systems) and their components. UWB systems find numerous applications in the military, security, civilian, commercial and medicine fie ...
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Topics in Modal Analysis I, Volume 7 : Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
De Clerck, James \ 2014
This critical collection examines a range of topics in modal analysis, from experimental techniques to acoustics to biodynamics,  as presented in early findings and case studies from the Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on St ...
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Towards energy self-sufficient water reclamation plants : a R&D literature review on used water treatment technologies [Monograph]
Yingjie, L. \ Guihe, T. \ Lay, W. \ Li, L. \ Yuan Li, K. \ Koh, K. \ 2013
In light of the rising population, energy costs and sludge disposal costs, the “business-as-usual” approach is not sustainable. It is thus essential that urgent research and development of new technologies and strategies be undertaken, in order to fi ...
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Transactions on Engineering Technologies : Special Volume of the World Congress on Engineering 2013 [Monograph]
Yang, Gi-Chul \ Ao, Sio-Iong \ Gelman, Len \ 2014
This book contains revised and extended research articles written by prominent researchers participating in the international conference on Advances in Engineering Technologies and Physical Science (London, U.K., 3-5 July, 2013).  Topics covered incl ...
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Ultra Wideband Wireless Body Area Networks [Monograph]
Thotahewa, Kasun Maduranga Silva \ Redouté, Jean-Michel \ Yuce, Mehmet Rasit \ 2014
This book explores the design of ultra wideband (UWB) technology for wireless body-area networks (WBAN).  The authors describe a novel implementation of WBAN sensor nodes that use UWB for data transmission and narrow band for data reception, enabling ...
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Virtual, Augmented Reality and Serious Games for Healthcare 1 [Monograph]
Ma, Minhua \ Jain, Lakhmi C \ Anderson, Paul \ 2014
There is a tremendous interest among researchers for the development of virtual, augmented reality and games technologies due to their widespread applications in medicine and healthcare. To date the major applications of these technologies include me ...
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Water op straat! : is de stad klaar voor de stortbui? : een onderzoek naar praktische oplossingen voor klimaatrobuuste hemelwatervoorzieningen in bestaand stedelijk gebied [Student report]
Frelier, M. \ Melse, A. \ 2013
De onderzoeksvraag luidde: Water op straat! Is de stad klaar voor de stortbui? Een onderzoek naar praktische oplossingen voor klimaatrobuuste hemelwatervoorzieningen in bestaand stedelijk gebied. Het doel van dit onderzoek is te komen tot concrete aa ...
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Wave Propagation in Solid and Porous Half-Space Media [Monograph]
Hamidzadeh, Hamid R \ Dai, Liming \ Jazar, Reza N \ 2014
This unique book covers advanced topics in dynamic modeling of soil-foundation interaction, as well as the response of elastic semi-infinite media from an applications viewpoint. Advanced concepts such as solutions for analysis of elastic semi-infini ...
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Wind Power Electric Systems : Modeling, Simulation and Control [Monograph]
Rekioua, Djamila \ 2014
The book helps readers understand key concepts in standalone and grid connected wind energy systems and features analysis into the modeling and optimization of commonly used configurations through the implementation of different control strategies. U ...
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Information and Communication Technology

Advanced C and C++ Compiling [Monograph]
Stevanovic, Milan \ 2014
Learning how to write C/C++ code is only the first step. To be a serious programmer, you need to understand the structure and purpose of the binary files produced by the compiler: object files, static libraries, shared libraries, and, of course, exec ...
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Advances in Artificial Intelligence : 27th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2014, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 6-9, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Sokolova, Marina \ Beek, Peter \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 27th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2014, held in Montréal, QC, Canada, in May 2014. The 22 regular papers and 18 short papers presented together with 3 invited talks ...
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Advances in Cryptology – EUROCRYPT 2014 : 33rd Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 11-15, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Nguyen, Phong Q \ Oswald, Elisabeth \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques, EUROCRYPT 2014, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in May 2014. The 38 full papers included in this volume were ca ...
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Agents and Data Mining Interaction : 9th International Workshop, ADMI 2013, Saint Paul, MN, USA, May 6-7, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Cao, Longbing \ Zeng, Yifeng \ Symeonidis, Andreas L \ Gorodetsky, Vladimir \ Müller, Jörg P \ Yu, Philip S \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed and revised selected papers from the 9th International Workshop on Agents and Data Mining Interaction, ADMI 2013, held in Saint Paul, MN, USA in May 2013. The 10 papers presented in this volume were caref ...
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Agile! : The Good, the Hype and the Ugly [Monograph]
Meyer, Bertrand \ 2014
Are you attracted by the promises of agile methods but put off by the fanaticism of many agile texts? Would you like to know which agile techniques work, which ones do not matter much, and which ones will harm your projects? Then you need Agile!: the ...
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Autonomic Computing Enabled Cooperative Networked Design [Monograph]
Wódczak, Michał \ 2014
This book introduces the concept of autonomic computing driven cooperative networked system design from an architectural perspective. As such it leverages and capitalises on the relevant advancements in both the realms of autonomic computing and netw ...
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Autonomous Military Robotics [Monograph]
Nath, Vishnu \ Levinson, Stephen E \ 2014
This SpringerBrief reveals the latest techniques in computer vision and machine learning on robots that are designed as accurate and efficient military snipers. Militaries around the world are investigating this technology to simplify the time, cost ...
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Autonomous Robotics and Deep Learning [Monograph]
Nath, Vishnu \ Levinson, Stephen E \ 2014
This Springer Brief examines the combination of computer vision techniques and machine learning algorithms necessary for humanoid robots to develop “true consciousness.” It illustrates the critical first step towards reaching “deep learning,” long co ...
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Beginning COBOL for Programmers [Monograph]
Coughlan, Michael \ 2014
Beginning COBOL for Programmers is a comprehensive, sophisticated tutorial and modular skills reference on the COBOL programming language for established programmers. This book is for you if you are a developer who would like to - or must - add COBOL ...
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Beginning Hibernate : Third Edition [Monograph]
Ottinger, Joseph B \ Minter, Dave \ Linwood, Jeff \ 2014
Beginning Hibernate, Third Edition is ideal if you’re experienced in Java with databases (the traditional, or “connected,” approach), but new to open-source, lightweight Hibernate, a leading object-relational mapping and database-oriented application ...
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Body Sensor Networks [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Yang, Guang-Zhong \ 2014
The last decade has witnessed a rapid surge of interest in new sensing and monitoring devices for wellbeing and healthcare. One key development in this area is wireless, wearable and implantable in vivo monitoring and intervention. A myriad of platfo ...
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Building Bridges: HCI, Visualization, and Non-formal Modeling : IFIP WG 13.7 Workshops on Human–Computer Interaction and Visualization: 7th HCIV@ECCE 2011, Rostock, Germany, August 23, 2011, and 8th HCIV@INTERACT 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, September 5, 2011, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Ebert, Achim \ van der Veer, Gerrit C \ Domik, Gitta \ Gershon, Nahum D \ Scheler, Inga \ 2014
This volume constitutes the refereed post-workshop proceedings of two IFIP WG 13.7 workshops on Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization: the 7th HCIV Workshop on Non-formal Modelling for Interaction Design, held at the 29th European Conference o ...
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Cloud Computing : 4th International Conference, CloudComp 2013, Wuhan, China, October 17-19, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Leung, Victor C.M \ Chen, Min \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post conference proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing, CloudComp 2013, held in Wuhan, China, in October 2013. The 28 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected f ...
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Communication Technologies for Vehicles : 6th International Workshop, Nets4Cars/Nets4Trains/Nets4Aircraft 2014, Offenburg, Germany, May 6-7, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Sikora, Axel \ Berbineau, Marion \ Vinel, Alexey \ Jonsson, Magnus \ Pirovano, Alain \ Aguado, Marina \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Communication Technologies for Vehicles, Nets4Cars/Nets4Trains/Nets4Aircraft 2014, held in Offenburg, Germany in May 2014. The 10 papers presented in this volume were carefull ...
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Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing : 15th International Conference, CICLing 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 6-12, 2014, Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Gelbukh, Alexander \ 2014
This two-volume set, consisting of LNCS 8403 and LNCS 8404, constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, CICLing 2014, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, in ...
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Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing : 15th International Conference, CICLing 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 6-12, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Gelbukh, Alexander \ 2014
This two-volume set, consisting of LNCS 8403 and LNCS 8404, constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, CICLing 2014, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, in ...
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Context-Aware Systems and Applications : Second International Conference, ICCASA 2013, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, November 25-26, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Vinh, Phan Cong \ Alagar, Vangalur \ Vassev, Emil \ Khare, Ashish \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Context-Aware Systems and Applications, ICCASA 2013, held in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam in November 2013. The 36 revised full papers presented were care ...
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Database Systems for Advanced Applications : 19th International Conference, DASFAA 2014, Bali, Indonesia, April 21-24, 2014. Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Bhowmick, Sourav S \ Dyreson, Curtis E \ Jensen, Christian S \ Lee, Mong Li \ Muliantara, Agus \ Thalheim, Bernhard \ 2014
This two volume set LNCS 8421  and LNCS 8422 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, DASFAA 2014,  held in Bali, Indonesia, in April 2014. The 62 revised full papers pre ...
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Database Systems for Advanced Applications : 19th International Conference, DASFAA 2014, Bali, Indonesia, April 21-24, 2014. Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Bhowmick, Sourav S \ Dyreson, Curtis E \ Jensen, Christian S \ Lee, Mong Li \ Muliantara, Agus \ Thalheim, Bernhard \ 2014
This two volume set LNCS 8421  and LNCS 8422 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, DASFAA 2014,  held in Bali, Indonesia, in April 2014. The 62 revised full papers pre ...
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Digital Da Vinci : Computers in Music [Monograph]
Lee, Newton \ 2014
The Digital Da Vinci book series opens with the interviews of music mogul Quincy Jones, MP3 inventor Karlheinz Brandenburg, Tommy Boy founder Tom Silverman and entertainment attorney Jay L. Cooper. A strong supporter of science, technology, engineeri ...
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Distributed Context-Aware Systems [Monograph]
Ferreira, Paulo \ Alves, Pedro \ 2014
Context-aware systems aim to deliver a rich user experience by taking into account the current user context (location, time, activity, etc.), possibly captured without his intervention. For example, cell phones are now able to continuously update a u ...
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Enabling Content Distribution in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks [Monograph]
Luan, Tom H \ Shen, Xuemin (Sherman) \ Bai, Fan \ 2014
This SpringerBrief presents key enabling technologies and state-of-the-art research on delivering efficient content distribution services to fast moving vehicles. It describes recent research developments and proposals towards the efficient, resilien ...
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FM 2014: Formal Methods : 19th International Symposium, Singapore, May 12-16, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Jones, Cliff \ Pihlajasaari, Pekka \ Sun, Jun \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Formal Methods, FM 2014, held in Singapore, May 2014. The 45 papers presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 150 submission ...
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Formal Techniques for Safety-Critical Systems : Second International Workshop, FTSCS 2013, Queenstown, New Zealand, October 29--30, 2013. Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Artho, Cyrille \ Ölveczky, Peter Csaba \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Workshop, FTSCS 2013, held in Queenstown, New Zealand, in October 2013. The 17 revised full papers presented together with an invited talk were carefully reviewed and selected ...
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Foundations for Designing User-Centered Systems : What System Designers Need to Know about People [Monograph]
Ritter, Frank E \ Baxter, Gordon D \ Churchill, Elizabeth F \ 2014
Interactive technologies pervade every aspect of modern life. Web sites, mobile devices, household gadgets, automotive controls, aircraft flight decks; everywhere you look, people are interacting with technologies. These interactions are governed by ...
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Fundamentals of Multimedia [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Li, Ze-Nian \ Drew, Mark S \ Liu, Jiangchuan \ 2014
Multimedia is a ubiquitous part of the technological environment in which we work and think, touching upon almost all aspects of computer science and engineering. This comprehensive textbook introduces the Fundamentals of Multimedia in an accessible ...
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Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XI [Monograph]
Riolo, Rick \ Moore, Jason H \ Kotanchek, Mark \ 2014
These contributions, written by the foremost international researchers and practitioners of Genetic Programming (GP), explore the synergy between theoretical and empirical results on real-world problems, producing a comprehensive view of the state of ...
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Health Information Science : Third International Conference, HIS 2014, Shenzhen, China, April 22-23, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Zhang, Yanchun \ Yao, Guiqing \ He, Jing \ Wang, Lei \ Smalheiser, Neil R \ Yin, Xiaoxia \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Information Science, HIS 2014, held in Shenzhen, China, in April 2014. The 29 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 61 submission ...
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HTML5 Game Development Insights [Monograph]
McAnlis, Colt \ Lubbers, Petter \ Jones, Brandon \ Tebbs, Duncan \ Manzur, Andrzej \ Bennett, Sean \ d’Erfurth, Florian \ Garcia, Bruno \ Lin, Shun \ Popelyshev, Ivan \ Gauci, Jason \ Howard, Jon \ Ballantyne, Ian \ Freeman, Jesse \ Kihira, Takuo \ Smith, Tyler \ Olmstead, Don \ McCutchan, John \ Austin, Chad \ Pagella, Andres \ 2014
HTML5 Game Development Insights is a from-the-trenches collection of tips, tricks, hacks, and advice straight from professional HTML5 game developers. The 24 chapters here include unique, cutting edge, and essential techniques for creating and optimi ...
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Image Blending Techniques and their Application in Underwater Mosaicing [Monograph]
Prados, Ricard \ Garcia, Rafael \ Neumann, László \ 2014
Underwater surveys have numerous scientific applications, and optical imaging by underwater vehicles can provide high-resolution visual information of the ocean floor. However, the particular challenges of the underwater medium, such as light attenua ...
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Information Security Practice and Experience : 10th International Conference, ISPEC 2014, Fuzhou, China, May 5-8, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Huang, Xinyi \ Zhou, Jianying \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience, ISPEC 2014, held in Fuzhou, China, in May 2014. The 36 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected fr ...
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Innovative and Creative Developments in Multimodal Interaction Systems : 9th IFIP WG 5.5 International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces, eNTERFACE 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, July 15 – August 9, 2013. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Rybarczyk, Yves \ Cardoso, Tiago \ Rosas, João \ Camarinha-Matos, Luis M \ 2014
This book contains the outcome of the 9th IFIP WG 5.5 International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces, eNTERFACE 2013, held in Lisbon, Portugal, in July/August 2013. The 9 papers included in this book represent the results of a 4-week workshop ...
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Intelligence and Security Informatics : Pacific Asia Workshop, PAISI 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, May 13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Chau, Michael \ Chen, Hsinchun \ Wang, G. Alan \ Wang, Jau-Hwang \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics, PAISI 2014, held in Tainan, Taiwan, in May 2014 in conjunction with PAKDD 2014, the 18th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discov ...
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Landmarks : GIScience for Intelligent Services [Monograph]
Richter, Kai-Florian \ Winter, Stephan \ 2014
This book covers the latest research on landmarks in GIS, including practical applications. It addresses perceptual and cognitive aspects of natural and artificial cognitive systems, computational aspects with respect to identifying or selecting land ...
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Marginal Space Learning for Medical Image Analysis : Efficient Detection and Segmentation of Anatomical Structures [Monograph]
Zheng, Yefeng \ Comaniciu, Dorin \ 2014
Automatic detection and segmentation of anatomical structures in medical images are prerequisites to subsequent image measurements and disease quantification, and therefore have multiple clinical applications. This book presents an efficient object d ...
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Modelling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes : Methods and Applications [Monograph]
Basu, S.K \ Kumar, Naveen \ 2014
Computer simulation and mathematical modelling are the most important approaches in the quantitative analysis of the diffusive processes fundamental to many physical, chemical, biological, and geological systems. This comprehensive text/reference add ...
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NASA Formal Methods : 6th International Symposium, NFM 2014, Houston, TX, USA, April 29 – May 1, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Badger, Julia M \ Rozier, Kristin Yvonne \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on NASA Formal Methods, NFM 2014, held in Houston, TX, USA, April 29 – May 1, 2014. The 20 revised regular papers presented together with 9 short papers were carefully ...
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New Horizons in Web Based Learning : ICWL 2011 International Workshops, KMEL, ELSM, and SPeL, Hong Kong, December 8-10, 2011, ICWL 2012 International Workshops, KMEL, SciLearn, and CCSTED,Sinaia, Romania, September 2-4, 2012. Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Chiu, Dickson K. W \ Wang, Minhong \ Popescu, Elvira \ Li, Qing \ Lau, Rynson \ 2014
This book constitutes the revised selected papers of the workshops of the 10th and 11th International Conference of Web-based Learning, ICWL 2011, held in Hong Kong, in December 2011 and ICWL 2012, held in Sinaia, Romania, in September 2012. This vol ...
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Open Source Software: Mobile Open Source Technologies : 10th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2014, San José, Costa Rica, May 6-9, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Corral, Luis \ Sillitti, Alberto \ Succi, Giancarlo \ Vlasenko, Jelena \ Wasserman, Anthony I \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International IFIP WG 2.13 Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2014, held in San José, Costa Rica, in May 2014. The 16 revised full papers and 16 short papers presented together with 5 pos ...
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Pervasive Health : State-of-the-art and Beyond [Monograph]
Holzinger, Andreas \ Ziefle, Martina \ Röcker, Carsten \ 2014
Providing a comprehensive introduction into and overview of the field of pervasive healthcare applications, this volume incorporates a variety of timely topics ranging from medical sensors and hardware infrastructures, to software platforms and appli ...
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Pro ASP.NET MVC 5 Platform [Monograph]
Freeman, Adam \ 2014
The power of ASP.NET MVC 5 stems from the underlying ASP.NETand .NET Frameworks upon which it is founded. To make your ASP.NET MVC applications the best they can possibly be, you need to fully understand what these ‘back office’ technologies are doin ...
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Protecting Oracle Database 12c [Monograph]
Wright, Paul \ 2014
Protecting Oracle Database 12c shows how to secure Oracle Databases, especially when deploying the new consolidation features of Oracle's cloud feature set.
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Quantum Interaction : 7th International Conference, QI 2013, Leicester, UK, July 25-27, 2013. Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Atmanspacher, Harald \ Haven, Emmanuel \ Kitto, Kirsty \ Raine, Derek \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Quantum Interaction, QI 2013, held in Leicester, UK, in July 2013. The 31 papers presented in this book were carefully selected from numerous submissions. The paper ...
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R Quick Syntax Reference [Monograph]
Tollefson, Margot \ 2014
The R Quick Syntax Reference is a handy reference book detailing the intricacies of the R language. Not only is R a free, open-source tool, R is powerful, flexible, and has state of the art statistical techniques available. With the many details whic ...
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Recommender Systems for Technology Enhanced Learning : Research Trends and Applications [Monograph]
Manouselis, Nikos \ Drachsler, Hendrik \ Verbert, Katrien \ Santos, Olga C \ 2014
As an area, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) aims to design, develop and test socio-technical innovations that will support and enhance learning practices of individuals and organizations. Information retrieval is a pivotal activity in TEL and the ...
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Reconfigurable Computing: Architectures, Tools, and Applications : 10th International Symposium, ARC 2014, Vilamoura, Portugal, April 14-16, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Goehringer, Diana \ Santambrogio, Marco Domenico \ Cardoso, João M. P \ Bertels, Koen \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed conference proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Reconfigurable Computing: Architectures, Tools and Applications, ARC 2014, held in Vilamoura, Portugal, in April 2014. The 16 revised full pap ...
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Relational and Algebraic Methods in Computer Science : 14th International Conference, RAMiCS 2014, Marienstatt, Germany, April 28–May 1, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Höfner, Peter \ Jipsen, Peter \ Kahl, Wolfram \ Müller, Martin Eric \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Relational and Algebraic Methods in Computer Science, RAMiCS 2014 held in Marienstatt, Germany, in April/May 2014. The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully selec ...
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Requirements Engineering : First Asia Pacific Requirements Engineering Symposium, APRES 2014, Auckland, New Zealand, April 28-29, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Zowghi, Didar \ Jin, Zhi \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the first Asia Pacific Requirements Engineering Symposium, APRES 2014, held in Auckland, New Zealand, in April 2014. The 16 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The focus ...
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S-BPM ONE - Scientific Research : 6th International Conference, S-BPM ONE 2014, Eichstätt, Germany, April 22-23, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Nanopoulos, Alexandros \ Schmidt, Werner \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed scientific proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Subject-Oriented Business Process Management, S-BPM ONE 2014, held in Eichstätt, Germany, in April 2014. The 13 papers presented in this volum ...
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Semantic Acquisition Games : Harnessing Manpower for Creating Semantics [Monograph]
Šimko, Jakub \ Bieliková, Mária \ 2014
Many applications depend on the effective acquisition of semantic metadata, and this state-of-the-art volume provides extensive coverage of the field of semantics acquisition games (SAGs). SAGs are a part of the crowdsourcing approach family and the ...
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Service Science and Knowledge Innovation : 15th IFIP WG 8.1 International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2014, Shanghai, China, May 23-24, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Liu, Kecheng \ Gulliver, Stephen R \ Li, Weizi \ Yu, Changrui \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th IFIP WG 8.1 International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2014, held in Shanghai, China, in May 2014. The 39 revised papers presented at the main conference we ...
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Social Informatics : SocInfo 2013 International Workshops, QMC and HISTOINFORMATICS, Kyoto, Japan, November 25, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Nadamoto, Akiyo \ Jatowt, Adam \ Wierzbicki, Adam \ Leidner, Jochen L \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of two workshops held at the 5th International Conference on Social Informatics, SocInfo 2013, in Kyoto, Japan, in November 2013: the First Workshop on Quality, Motivation and Coordination of Open C ...
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Theory and Applications of Models of Computation : 11th Annual Conference, TAMC 2014, Chennai, India, April 11-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Gopal, T. V \ Agrawal, Manindra \ Li, Angsheng \ Cooper, S. Barry \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of Models of Computation, TAMC 2014, held in Chennai, India, in April 2014. The 27 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selec ...
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Three-Dimensional Digital Tomosynthesis : Iterative Reconstruction, Artifact Reduction and Alternative Acquisition Geometry [Monograph]
Levakhina, Yulia \ 2014
Yulia Levakhina gives an introduction to the major challenges of image reconstruction in Digital Tomosynthesis (DT), particularly to the connection of the reconstruction problem with the incompleteness of the DT dataset. The author discusses the fact ...
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Transactions on Aspect-Oriented Software Development XI [Monograph]
Chiba, Shigeru \ Tanter, Éric \ Bodden, Eric \ Maoz, Shahar \ Kienzle, Jörg \ 2014
The LNCS journal Transactions on Aspect-Oriented Software Development is devoted to all facets of aspect-oriented software development (AOSD) techniques in the context of all phases of the software life cycle, from requirements and design to implemen ...
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Visual Saliency Computation : A Machine Learning Perspective [Monograph]
Li, Jia \ Gao, Wen \ 2014
This book covers fundamental principles and computational approaches relevant to visual saliency computation. As an interdisciplinary problem, visual saliency computation is introduced in this book from an innovative perspective that combines both ne ...
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Ways of Knowing in HCI [Monograph]
Olson, Judith S \ Kellogg, Wendy A \ 2014
This textbook brings together both new and traditional research methods in Human Computer Interaction (HCI). Research methods include interviews and observations, ethnography, grounded theory and analysis of digital traces of behavior. The background ...
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Food Sciences

Enzymatic fingerprinting and modification of acetylated pectins [PhD thesis]
Remoroza, C. \ 2014
pectinen - acetylering - pectine lyase - polygalacturonase - karakterisering - methodologie
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Lactic Acid Bacteria : Fundamentals and Practice [Monograph]
Zhang, Heping \ Cai, Yimin \ 2014
The book summarizes the latest research and developments in dairy biotechnology and engineering. It provides a strategic approach for readers relating to fundamental research and practical work with lactic acid bacteria. The book covers every aspect ...
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Environmental Sciences and Forestry

Environmental Sciences

Adapting to an Uncertain Climate : Lessons From Practice [Monograph]
Capela Lourenço, Tiago \ Rovisco, Ana \ Groot, Annemarie \ Nilsson, Carin \ Füssel, Hans-Martin \ Van Bree, Leendert \ Street, Roger B \ 2014
Climate change highlights the challenges for long-term policy making in the face of persistent and irreducible levels of uncertainties. It calls for the development of flexible approaches, innovative governance and other elements that contribute to e ...
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Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors, Volume 2 [Monograph]
Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan \ 2014
Followed by the previous part (Volume-1), Volume-2 of carbon footprint assessment book deals with the assessment of carbon footprint in different other sectors, which were not dealt in the first part. Attention on Carbon footprint is growing day-by-d ...
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Chlorinated Solvent Source Zone Remediation [Monograph]
Kueper, Bernard H \ Stroo, Hans F \ Vogel, Catherine M \ Ward, C. Herb \ 2014
Remediation of chlorinated solvent source zones is very difficult, at times controversial, and must be based on state-of-the-art knowledge of the behavior of nonaqueous phase liquids in the subsurface, as well as site specific geology, chemistry, bio ...
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Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States : Impacts, Experiences and Actions [Monograph]
Maldonado, Julie Koppel \ Colombi, Benedict \ Pandya, Rajul \ 2014
With a long history and deep connection to the Earth’s resources, indigenous peoples have an intimate understanding and ability to observe the impacts linked to climate change. Traditional ecological knowledge and tribal experience play a key role in ...
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Current Environmental Issues and Challenges [Monograph]
Cao, Giacomo \ Orrù, Roberto \ 2014
This book’s aim is to bring together, in one volume, state-of-the-art information on a number of current environmental issues and challenges.   ·         The chapters dealing with air pollution from mobile sources, air pollution and health effects, a ...
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Ecological Risk Assessment for Chlorpyrifos in Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems in the United States [Monograph]
Giesy, John P \ Solomon, Keith R \ 2014
CONTENTS Preface Foreword by Keith Solomon and John Giesy Foreword by Coordinating Board of Editors Ecological Risk Assessment of the Uses of the Organophosphorus Insecticide Chlorpyrifos, in the United States John P. Giesy, Keith R. Solomon, G. Chri ...
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Historical Perspectives of Fisheries Exploitation in the Indo-Pacific [Monograph]
Christensen, Joseph \ Tull, Malcolm \ 2014
The waters of the Indo-Pacific were at the centre of the global expansion of marine capture fisheries in the twentieth century, yet surprisingly little has been written about this subject from a historical perspective. This book, the first major stud ...
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Curran, M.A. \ 2012
levenscyclusanalyse - milieu - milieueffect - milieubeheer - duurzaamheid (sustainability)
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Nitrogen Deposition, Critical Loads and Biodiversity [Monograph]
Sutton, Mark A \ Mason, Kate E \ Sheppard, Lucy J \ Sverdrup, Harald \ Haeuber, Richard \ Hicks, W. Kevin \ 2014
This volume brings together extended reviews and papers of new scientific research on atmospheric nitrogen deposition impacts globally. While there is a wealth of evidence on the magnitude, components and effects of nitrogen disposition on floral bio ...
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Soil Carbon [Monograph]
Hartemink, Alfred E \ McSweeney, Kevin \ 2014
Few topics cut across the soil science discipline wider than research on soil carbon. This book contains 48 chapters that focus on novel and exciting aspects of soil carbon research from all over the world. It includes review papers by global leaders ...
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The Soils of the Philippines [Monograph]
Carating, Rodelio B \ Galanta, Raymundo G \ Bacatio, Clarita D \ 2014
The first soil survey in the Philippines was done by Mr. Clarence Dorsey, an American soil scientist in the province of Batangas in 1903. The Soils of the Philippines, however, is the first comprehensive summary of more than a century of soil-survey ...
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Tibet Wild : A Naturalist’s Journeys on the Roof of the World [Monograph]
Schaller, George B \ 2012
As one of the world’s leading field biologists, George Schaller has spent much of his life traversing wild and isolated places in his quest to understand and conserve threatened species—from mountain gorillas in the Virunga to pandas in the Wolong an ...
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Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems

Forestry Applications of Airborne Laser Scanning : Concepts and Case Studies [Monograph]
Maltamo, Matti \ Næsset, Erik \ Vauhkonen, Jari \ 2014
Airborne laser scanning (ALS) has emerged as one of the most promising remote sensing technologies to provide data for research and operational applications in a wide range of disciplines related to management of forest ecosystems. This book provides ...
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Physical Planning

An improved understanding of synergypark realization : providing a research on the combined use of event sequence analysis and interorganizational network analysis for Agriport A7 [Student report]
Schmidt, R. \ 2014
This thesis investigates eco-industrial park realization with an application of event sequence analysis and organizational network analysis. Eco-industrial parks seek to create more sustainable production and consumption systems. The exchange of wast ...
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De nieuwe poort tot stadspark Transwijk : vertoeven, wonen en werken op Kanaleneiland in Utrecht [Student report]
Schrijver, R. \ 2013
ruimtelijke ordening - regionale planning - stedelijke gebieden - huisvesting - gemeenschappen - utrecht
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A sustainable transportation vision for the Cittaslow municipality of Alphen - Chaam [Student report]
Engel, W. \ 2014
The Cittaslow movement encourages localism, high quality of life and a unique local identity. An important part of the Cittaslow movement is slow mobility. This study focuses on the opportunities of a sustainable transportation vision for the Dutch C ...
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Landscape Architecture

"Onderzoek naar de groenstructuurplannen van fusiegemeentes" [Student report]
Hofstra, M. \ Verbeek, R. \ 2013
groenbeheer - publieke tuinen - stedelijke gebieden - gemeenten
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Bomen op dakparken : "wat is de optimale groeiplaatsinrichting voor bomen in dakparken met een kunstmatige waterstand?’" [Student report]
Geurts, R. \ Ommeren, W. van \ 2013
groene daken - bomen - openbaar groen - parken - hydrologie
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Groen voor luchtkwaliteit : op welke wijze kan groen bijdragen aan een betere luchtkwaliteit in de bebouwde omgeving? [Student report]
Piggen, H. \ 2013
luchtkwaliteit - luchtverontreiniging - verontreinigingsbeheersing - volksgezondheid - openbaar groen - stedelijke gebieden - vegetatie - beplantingen
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Hoogteverschillen : de effecten van hoogteverschillen & ontwerpmiddelen [Student report]
Wal, F. van der \ Vonk, J. \ Keijzer, A. \ 2013
Insteek van dit onderzoek was: “Wat is de invloed van vrij grote, kunstmatige hoogteverschillen in de Nederlandse openbare ruimte in ruimtelijke en functionele zin?”. Gekozen is voor het onderwerp hoogteverschillen, omdat er in het plangebied de Spui ...
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Inpassing van stedelijke uitloopfuncties in overgangszones : een onderzoek naar de inpassingsprincipes voor stedelijke uitloopfuncties in overgangszones van stad naar veenweidegebied of droogmakerij, waarbij het landschap beleefbaar blijft [Student report]
Rijpert, J. \ Tijs, M. \ Scharff, J. \ 2013
Het veldonderzoek vond plaats in de overgangszones van drie steden: Gouda en Alphen aan den Rijn in het veenweidelandschap, Zoetermeer in het droogmakerijlandschap
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Onderzoek naar het toepassen van participatie in het groenbeheer voor de gemeenten Cuijk, Grave en Mill en Sint Hubert [Student report]
Verweij, X. \ Warringa, T. \ 2013
openbaar groen - groene zones - groenbeheer - bewonersparticipatie - noord-brabant - nederland
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Rivierzones bij kleine nederzettingen : onderzoek naar de relatie tussen nederzetting en rivier [Student report]
Eiting, J. \ Lempsink, S. \ Nillessen, J. \ 2013
Het ontwerpondersteunend onderzoek is gericht op het vinden van handvatten voor de uitwerking van het masterplan. Het masterplan is gemaakt voor de omgeving Kampen en Zwolle, gelegen in de IJssel-Vechtdelta. Nederzettingen in de IJssel-Vechtdelta heb ...
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De ruimtelijke en functionele verankering van hoogstedelijke parken in Amsterdam ontwerpend onderzoek [Student report]
Bonth, M. de \ Wittenboer, S. van den \ 2013
In dit onderzoeksrapport onderzoeken we de wijze waarop Amsterdamse stadsparken zijn verankerd met hun omgeving. Gekozen is voor zes verschillende parken, elk met een eigen positie binnen het stedelijk netwerk. Deze parken zijn: • Het Oosterpark en V ...
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Housing

Vergroening StadophetWater [Student report]
Roekevisch, R. \ Veldhuizen, M. \ 2013
Via het lectoraat ‘Groene leefomgeving van steden’ is contact opgenomen met de initiatiefnemer van de StadophetWater. Deze is al enkele jaren bezig met het ontwikkelen van een drijvende stad, in Rotterdam, aan de Rijnhaven. Hieraan ontbrak nog de uit ...
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Geology

Adapting to Climate Change : Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning [Monograph]
Glavovic, Bruce C \ Smith, Gavin P \ 2014
This book identifies lessons learned from natural hazard experiences to help communities plan for and adapt to climate change. Written by leading experts, the case studies examine diverse experiences, from severe storms to sea-level related hazards, ...
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Civil Society Organization and Disaster Risk Reduction : The Asian Dilemma [Monograph]
Shaw, Rajib \ Izumi, Takako \ 2014
Civil society organizations (CSOs) have played important roles over the years in the disaster field.  Starting from the traditional approach of response and relief, the emphasis has gradually shifted to disaster risk reduction.  From international no ...
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Disaster and Development : Examining Global Issues and Cases [Monograph]
Kapucu, Naim \ Liou, Kuotsai Tom \ 2014
This book offers a systematic, empirical examination of the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development applied to many cases around the world. It presents comprehensive coverage of the complex and dynamic relationship between disaster ...
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Experimental Approaches to Understanding Fossil Organisms : Lessons from the Living [Monograph]
Hembree, Daniel I \ Platt, Brian F \ Smith, Jon J \ 2014
Paleontologists and geologists struggle with research questions often complicated by the loss or even absence of key paleobiological and paleoenvironmental information. Insight into this missing data can be gained through direct exploration of analog ...
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Gondwana Landscapes in southern South America : Argentina, Uruguay and southern Brazil [Monograph]
Rabassa, Jorge \ Ollier, Cliff \ 2014
This book presents extensive and new information on the geomorphology of cratonic areas of southern South America. It includes valuable data relating to recurrent controversies in general geomorphology beyond the boundaries of South America and revea ...
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Impacts of Selenium on the Biogeochemical Cycles of Mercury in Terrestrial Ecosystems in Mercury Mining Areas [Monograph]
Zhang, Hua \ 2014
From a new perspective, namely focusing on the interaction of selenium and mercury, this thesis provides new insights into traditional research on biogeochemical cycles of mercury in soil-plant interaction and associated human exposure and risks. The ...
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Practical Guide to Geo-Engineering : With Equations, Tables, Graphs and Check Lists [Monograph]
Srbulov, Milutin \ 2014
This handy reference manual puts a wealth of ready-to-use information, data, and practical procedures within immediate reach of geo-engineers and technicians, whether they be in the field or office. It assembles and organizes the most-needed set of e ...
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Remote Sensing Applications in Environmental Research [Monograph]
Srivastava, Prashant K \ Mukherjee, Saumitra \ Gupta, Manika \ Islam, Tanvir \ 2014
Remote Sensing Applications in Environmental Research is the basis for advanced Earth Observation (EO) datasets used in environmental monitoring and research. Now that there are a number of satellites in orbit, EO has become imperative in today’s sci ...
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STRATI 2013 : First International Congress on Stratigraphy At the Cutting Edge of Stratigraphy [Monograph]
Rocha, Rogério \ Pais, João \ Kullberg, José Carlos \ Finney, Stanley \ 2014
The 1st International Congress on Stratigraphy (STRATI 2013), hold in Lisbon, 1–7 July 2013, follows the decision to internationalize the conferences previously organized by the French Committee of Stratigraphy (STRATI), the last one of which was hel ...
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Soil Science

Aanvullend onderzoek en advies tot verbetering van enige percelen gelegen in de Oosternieuwlandpolder : (vervolg op rapport no. 516 d.d. aug. 1959) [Monograph]
Ovaa, I. \ 1962
Ten einde te kunnen vaststellen in hoeverre zowel granulaire als fysische en chemische veranderingen zijn opgetreden door de opslag van grond, is de huidige toestand vergeleken met die, zoals deze bij het eerdergenoemde onderzoek in 1959 is vastgeste ...
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Bodemvruchtbaarheid : achtergronden [Monograph]
Bokhorst, J. \ 2014
Grote bodemveranderingen zijn in de loop der tijd veroorzaakt door de vegetatie, maar de veranderende bodem heeft zelf ook weer grote gevolgen voor deze vegetatie. We kunnen dit zien op die plaatsen waar de mens weinig of geen invloed heeft gehad. De ...
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Gemeente Huissen [Monograph]
Egberts, H. \ 1947
Korte verslag van kartering van gronden in de gemeente Huissen, waarbij niet meegenomen zijn de uiterwaarden.
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Onderzoek naar de grondwaterhuishouding in gronden met slecht doorlatende lagen [Monograph]
Haans, J.C.F.M. \ 1961
Het betreft hier voorlopige resultaten van een onderzoek dat plaatsvond op oude rivierkleigronden in de Lijmers. Om te beginnen komt de Wet van Darcy ter sprake.
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Rapport kartering Veluw Hul [Monograph]
Nispen tot Pannerden, J.E.M. van \ 1949
Op verzoek van de Heidemij is een kartering uitgevoerd op Schovenhorst, Putten. Het betreft een gebied van zes hectare. Bijgevoegd is een bodemkaart van het gebied (schaal 1: 1000).
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Use of Microbes for the Alleviation of Soil Stresses : Volume 2: Alleviation of Soil Stress by PGPR and Mycorrhizal Fungi [Monograph]
Miransari, Mohammad \ 2014
Use of Microbes for the Alleviation of Soil Stresses, Volume 2: Alleviation of Soil Stress by PGPR and Mycorrhizal Fungi describes the most important details and advances related to the alleviation of soil stresses by PGPR and mycorrhizal fungi. Comp ...
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Land Development

Ervaringen omtrent de cultuur op overstroomde gronden [Monograph]
Departement van Landbouw, Nijverheid en Handel \ 1916
Rampen als waardoor Zeeland in 1906 is getroffen, hebben in 1825, 1863 en 1877 in de provincie Groningen en in 1894 op Goeree-Overflakkee ontzettend veel schade aangericht. Omtrent de gevolgen van de Overstromingen in 1825 en 1863 in de provincie Gr ...
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Schets van de ontginning en exploitatie van Oostelijk Flevoland : voordracht gehouden tijdens de vergadering van de Landbouwkundige Afdeling op 19 februari 1957 [Monograph]
Prummel, B. \ 1957
Overzicht van de werkzaamheden, die genomen zijn in het kader van de ontginningen. Zoals de inzaai van rietlanden met behulp van helicopters. De ontwatering van via het graven van kavelsloten.
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Water Management

Advies ecosysteemdiensten grondwater [Monograph]
Tuinstra, J. \ 2014
Ecosysteemdiensten zijn gedefinieerd als de voordelen die de mensheid ontvangt van ecosystemen. Het begrip ‘ecosysteemdiensten van grondwater’ heeft betrekking op diensten van ecosystemen, waarin grondwater een belangrijke rol speelt. De TCB vindt de ...
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Beleidsnota drinkwater : schoon drinkwater voor nu en later [Monograph]
2014
Volgens de recent in werking getreden Drinkwaterwet (2011) moet het kabinet elke 6 jaar een ‘beleidsnota inzake de openbare drinkwatervoorziening’ vaststellen. Voorliggende nota is de eerste in die reeks. De Drinkwaterwet schrijft voor dat bij het op ...
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Effect zout Volkerak-Zoommeer op de zoetwatervoorziening van de landbouw : berekening droogte- en zoutschade met €ureye 2.1 voor Tholen, St. Philipsland, Oostflakkee, Reigersbergsche en PAN-polders [Monograph]
Schipper, P.N.M. \ Janssen, G.M.C.M. \ Polman, N.B.P. \ Linderhof, V.G.M. \ Bakel, P.J.T. van \ Massop, H.T.L. \ Kselik, R.A.L. \ Stuyt, L.C.P.M. \ 2014
Het Rijk overweegt om het Volkerak-Zoommeer weer zout te maken, omwille van ecologische redenen en problemen die er zijn geweest met de waterkwaliteit. Voorwaarde voor een zout Volkerak-Zoommeeer is dat een alternatieve zoetwatervoorziening wordt aan ...
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Grondwater, een aardse schat [Monograph]
Venhuizen, K.D. \ [1975]
Na een kort overzicht van de geschiedenis van de openbare drinkwatervoorziening wordt ingegaan op de herkomst van ons drink- en industriewater. Tevens wordt de invloed van waterwinning op het grondwaterpeil geschetst. Ten slotte volgen nog enige kant ...
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Kustwerk Katwijk : onderzoek geohydrologie "Dijk in Duin" kustversterking en parkeergarage [Monograph]
Royal Haskoning \ 2011
Beoordelen van grondwaterstandstand en constructieve aspecten. De mogelijke consequentie van een diepere parkeergarage is dat de grondwaterstromingen richting de kust worden belemmerd, waardoor de grondwaterstanden in Katwijk kunnen stijgen. Daarnaas ...
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Environmental Management

Emissies naar lucht uit de landbouw in 2012 : berekeningen van ammoniak, stikstofoxide, lachgas, methaan en fijn stof met het model NEMA [Monograph]
Bruggen, C. van \ Bannink, A. \ Groenestein, C.M. \ Haan, B.J. de \ Huijsmans, J.F.M. \ Luesink, H.H. \ Sluis, S.M. van der \ Velthof, G.L. \ Vonk, J. \ 2014
Landbouwkundige activiteiten zijn een belangrijke bron van ammoniak (NH3), stikstofoxide (NO), lachgas (N2O), methaan (CH4) en fijn stof in Nederland. De emissies voor de periode 1990-2012 zijn berekend met NEMA. In 2013 is NEMA uitgebreid met module ...
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Nature Management

De Amstelscheg : een toegankelijk landschap [Student report]
Tijs, M. \ 2013
De Amstelscheg is één van de acht groene scheggen die als een wig in het stedelijk gebied van Amsterdam dringt. Het veenweidegebied reikt bijna tot in het centrum van Amsterdam. De Amstel verbindt het buitengebied met het IJ en brengt hiermee het lan ...
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Biodiversiteit bekeken: hoe evalueert en verkent het PBL het natuurbeleid? [Monograph]
Bouwma, I. \ Sanders, M. \ Jagers op Akkerhuis, G. \ Knol, O. \ Verboom, J. \ Wit, B. de \ Wiertz, J. \ Hinsberg, A. van \ 2014
Deze publicatie heeft als doel de werkwijze en methoden te beschrijven die ten grondslag liggen aan PBL-publicaties over het natuur- en biodiversiteitbeleid. Uitgelegd wordt met welke informatie het PBL veranderingen in de biodiversiteit signaleert, ...
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Kansen voor cultuurlandschappelijk erfgoed in het GLB : quick scan [Monograph]
Berg, A. van den \ 2014
Het landelijk gebied in Nederland is voor 65% in handen van agrariërs. Daarmee is de agrarische sector de belangrijkste eigenaar en beheerder van het cultuurlandschap, inclusief de daarin gelegen landschapselementen, archeologische vindplaatsen en hi ...
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Monumenten : inspiratiebron voor natuur? : discussienotitie (deel 1) [Monograph]
2014
De Staatssecretaris van Economische Zaken heeft Prof. mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven (destijds voorzitter van het Nationaal Restauratiefonds) gevraagd om op eigen titel vanuit zijn achtergrond en ervaringen met de monumentenwereld te onderzoeken of het n ...
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Onderzoeksprogramma Levende Duinen [Monograph]
Wouters, B. \ Remke, E. \ 2012
Het Nederlandse kustlandschap is de laatste decennia sterk veranderd. Verruiging met hoge grassen en struweel, verdroging en de afname van dynamiek hebben het van oorsprong soortenrijke landschap ernstig aangetast. Als gevolg van deze aantasting is n ...
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Ecology

Hoofdlijnen voor het uitzetten van vis [Monograph]
Heuts, P. \ 2008
Het waterschap heeft in overleg met het Visserij Platform Stichtse Rijnlanden (VPSR) een werkgroep opgericht om het uitzetten van vis en karper af te stemmen op de taken van het waterschap en de behoefte van de hengelsport. Om meer inzicht te krijgen ...
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Merk-terugvangst experiment rivierprik (Lampetra fluviatilis) bij Kornwerderzand [Monograph]
Griffioen, A.B. \ Winter, H.V. \ 2014
Het doel van dit onderzoek is om de interpretatie van de fuikvangsten die sinds 2001 worden uitgevoerd bij Kornwerderzand te verbeteren. Fuik vangsten zijn altijd een resultante van aanbod van vis en gedrag, met als gevolg dat dezelfde resultaten een ...
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Themadag vismigratie boven water : 27 april 2000 te Amersfoort [Monograph]
2000
Zes jaar geleden organiseerde de Organisatie ter Verbetering van de Binnenvisserij (OVB) een landelijke studiedag rondom het thema vismigratie. Tijdens deze studiedag werd een overzicht gepresenteerd van de inzichten op het gebied van vismigratie en ...
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Validatie hydrobiologische gegevens Waterschap Rivierenland [Monograph]
Dam, H. van \ 2014
Tussen 1986 en 2012 zijn door het Waterschap Rivierenland gegevens verzameld van macrofyten, fytoplankton, fytobenthos en macrofauna, voornamelijk uit zoete, gebufferde sloten en kanalen. De methoden waarmee de oudere gegevens zijn verkregen zijn onv ...
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Forestry

Aantastingen door hout- en bastkevers bij jonge eiken : literatuuronderzoek en inventarisatie op bedrijven en openbaar groen [Monograph]
Sluis, B. van der \ Moraal, L. \ 2013
In een aantal laanboomsoorten ondervindt de boomkwekerijsector in toenemende mate problemen met stamschade door hout- en bastboorders. Vooral het geslacht Quercus wordt in dit verband vaak genoemd. Bomen met duidelijke symptomen (gaatjes) zijn groten ...
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Plant and Crop Sciences

Botany

Onderzoek naar aspecten bij leliebroei [Monograph]
Kok, H. \ Aanholt, H. van \ 2004
Allerlei aspecten van leliebroei worden onderzocht: DIF, groene knoppen, ULO-IJS bewaring, CO2 bemesting, boldompeling in ijzer, boldompeling in CaCl2, hoge temperatuur na planten, topbloei in Vivaldi, plantmonitor in kasklimaat, boldompeling in plan ...
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Plant Isoprenoids : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Rodríguez-Concepción, Manuel \ 2014
Plant Isoprenoids: Methods and Protocols is a collection of detailed techniques that will be a useful tool for a wide range of plant biologists, as well as for scientists of other fields interested in plant isoprenoids. Isoprenoids are an incredibly ...
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Biology of Bacteria, Fungi and Plants

Proceedings of the international symposium on orchids and ornamental plants : Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 9-11, 2012 [Conference proceedings]
Kosaisawe, J. \ Chomchalow, N. \ Chantrasmi, V. \ Sukhvibul, N. \ 2014
orchideeën als sierplanten - orchidaceae - sierplanten - plantenveredeling - plantenvermeerdering - plantenfysiologie
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Crop Sciences

Applied Manure and Nutrient Chemistry for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment [Monograph]
He, Zhongqi \ Zhang, Hailin \ 2014
Intensive high-yield agriculture today is typically dependent on addition of fertilizers (synthetic chemicals, animal manure, etc.). Increased knowledge on animal manure management and plant nutrient chemistry is required for improving utilization ef ...
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Benchmark onderzoek onder GEO-gecertificeerde golfbanen [Student report]
Vente, M. \ 2013
In Hoogland-West wordt een nieuwe golfbaan aangelegd. Voor deze nieuwe golfbaan moet nog een beheerplan worden gemaakt. De golfbaan is gelegen in een cultuurhistorisch landschap, namelijk het oude hoevenlandschap. Om ervoor te zorgen dat de landschap ...
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Groeicurve lelie [Monograph]
Kok, H. \ Aanholt, H. van \ 2004
Gedurende enkele jaren werd de groei van lelies onderzocht en nagegaan op welk tijdstip de bolgroei stopt bij teelt onder optimale omstandigheden. Opvallend verschijnsel was dat er nog steeds bolgroei plaatsvond nadat het gewas al was afgestorven. Ve ...
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Handboek bodem en bemesting [Website]
Haan, J.J. de \ Geel, W.C.A. van \ [2014]
Het Handboek Bodem en Bemesting biedt concrete adviezen en handvatten over bodembeheer voor telers en adviseurs. Het handboek bevat de bemestingsadviezen zoals voorheen opgenomen in de "Adviesbasis voor de bemesting van akkerbouw- en vollegrondsgroen ...
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Het nieuwe belichten onder diffuus glas [Monograph]
Dueck, T. \ Gelder, A. de \ Janse, J. \ Kempkes, F. \ Baar, P.H. \ Valstar, W. \ [2014]
Het Nieuwe Belichten combineert Het Nieuwe Telen met een belichtingsstrategie om het gewas gericht te sturen en energie te besparen. Samen met een diffuus kasdek werden deze elementen samengebracht om energie te besparen en de productie te kunnen stu ...
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Optimalisatie van Het Nieuwe Telen [Monograph]
Gelder, A. de \ Warmenhoven, M. \ Klapwijk, P. \ Baar, P.H. van \ [2014]
In het project Optimalisatie voor Het Nieuwe Telen is in 2013 door een combinatie van technieken en kennis van negen bedrijven en onderzoekspartijen op basis van Het Nieuwe Telen getracht de teeltwijze voor tomaat te verbeteren. Er is wel energie zui ...
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Optimalisatie van het Nieuwe Telen : werkpakket fotosynthesemonitoring [Monograph]
Snel, J. \ Warmenhoven, M. \ Gelder, A. de \ [2014]
In het nieuwe telen zullen investering, meeropbrengst en energiebesparing in balans moeten zijn. Teeltoptimalisatie moet voor een bedrijfszekere toepassing van energiebesparing zorgen. Monitoren van de gewasfotosynthese kan de teler hierbij behulpzaa ...
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Postharvest decay : control strategies [Monograph]
Bautista-Baños, S. \ [2014]
The information in this book covers a wide range of topics related to selected fungi, such as taxonomy, infection processes, economic importance, causes of infection, the influence of pre-harvest agronomic practices and the environment, the effect of ...
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Plant Breeding and Genetics

An introduction to plant breeding [Monograph]
Brown, Jack \ Caligari, P. D. S \ 2008
Covering modes of reproduction in plants, breeding objectives and schemes, genetics, predictions, selection, alternative techniques and practical considerations. Each ...
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Seed germination methods for native Caribbean trees and shrubs : with emphasis on species relevant for Bonaire [Monograph]
Burg, J. van der \ Freitas, J. de \ Debrot, D. \ 2014
zaadkieming - bomen - struiken - zaden - opslag van zaden - zaad verzamelen - kiemrust - bonaire - caribisch gebied
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Agricultural Virology

Epidemiologie en beheersing van virusziekten in bloembolgewassen [Monograph]
Vink, P. \ Lemmers, M. \ Doorn, J. van \ Derks, T. \ Blom, G. \ Bijman, V. \ 2006
Virussen vormen een continue bedreiging voor de teelt en handel van (vegetatief vermeerderde) bolgewassen. Daarom is het belangrijk, wanneer in bepaalde bolgewassen sprake is van een “nieuwe” of “onbekende” virusziekte, daarover zoveel mogelijk kenni ...
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Plant and Crop Protection

Beheersing van Rhizoctonia solani in de bloembollenteelt [Monograph]
Os, G. van \ 2006
De angst voor Rhizoctonia-ziekte is groot. Op besmette percelen kan spruitaantasting door Rhizoctonia solani leiden tot aanzienlijke opbrengstderving. Aantasting van de nieuwe bollen kan bovendien kwaliteitverlies geven. Zeker met minder beschikbare ...
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Biologische bestrijding van mijten en trips bij de hyacintenvermeerdering : praktijkproeven met roofmijten in holkamers [Monograph]
Zuilichem, H. van \ Conijn, C. \ Korsuize, A. \ Vreeburg, P. \ 2006
Het doel van het project was optimaliseren van de toepassing van roofmijten ter bestrijding van bollen- en stromijt en eventueel aanwezige trips tijdens de bewaring van hol- en snijbollen van hyacint.
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Biologische bestrijding van Rhizoctonia in lelie [Monograph]
Os, G. van \ Kok, H. \ Aanholt, H. van \ Bent, J. van der \ Buitenwerf, B. \ 2006
Aantasting door Rhizoctonia solani is al jaren een groot probleem in de lelieteelt op dekzandgrond. Vooral schubgoed en kleine plantgoedmaten van Oriëntals zijn vatbaar, hoewel ook in toenemende mate schade wordt gevonden in grotere plantgoedmaten. M ...
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Praktijkgids gewasbescherming : geïntegreerde gewasbescherming (IPM) toegepast in de sierteelt [Monograph]
Goossens, F. \ Braekman, P. \ 2014
Een geïntegreerde bestrijding (ook IPM, Integrated Pest Management genoemd) gebruikt de verschillende bestrijdingssystemen binnen één afgewogen geheel. Een rationeel, gericht gebruik van selectieve chemische gewasbeschermingsmiddelen is pas de laatst ...
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Crops

5°C broei van tulpen op water 2002 en 2003 [Monograph]
Meester, H. \ 2003
De 5°C-broei op water is een interessante manier van tulpen broeien voor zowel binnenlandse als buitenlandse broeiers. Nederlands geteelde bollen kunnen hiermee eerder worden gebroeid en problemen in de grond zijn verleden tijd. Vooral de export zou ...
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Behandeling van geoculeerde rozen voor kroeskopvorming en /of –bestrijding : proeven 2004/2005 [Monograph]
Meijer, H. \ 2006
‘Kroeskoppen’ is de naam voor een afwijking die veelvuldig voorkomt bij geoculeerde rozen. Als gevolg van een verminderde scheutgroei ontstaan meerdere korte scheuten. In de meeste gevallen sterft de plant af. Aantasting treedt voornamelijk op in het ...
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Cystenvrij (AM) maken van tulpenbollen [Monograph]
Runia, W.T. \ Molendijk, L.P.G. \ 2011
Implementate van de nieuwe EU regelgeving m.b.t. AM is complex omdat de eisen voor handel binnen Europa hiermee aanmerkelijk soepeler worden ten opzichte van de eisen die door sommige exportlanden buiten Europa worden gesteld. Hierdoor onstaan meerde ...
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Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants : Volume 8, Flowers [Monograph]
Lim, T. K \ 2014
This book continues as volume 8 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers plants with edible flowers whose floral parts including the stalk and flower nectar  are eaten as conventional or functional food and may pr ...
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Knott's handbook for vegetable growers [Monograph] - 5th ed
Maynard, Donald N. \ Hochmuth, George J \ Knott, James Edward \ 2007
groenten
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Kuubskist met golfbodem : een alternatief uit de praktijk [Monograph]
Wildschut, J. \ Lans, A. van der \ 2013
Bij de bewaring van bloembollen in kuubskisten wordt de luchtopbrengst van de ventilator in de systeemwand bepaald door het vermogen en de eigenschappen van de ventilator en door de totale weerstand die de luchtstroom ondervindt. Een onderdeel van di ...
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Nederlandse Wegen Groen [Monograph]
Smits, A.P. \ Hop, M.E.C.M. \ Hiemstra, J.A. \ 2012
In 2012 had Nederland 5120 km rijkswegen, en ook nog eens 7802 km provinciale wegen. Deze wegen hebben bermen, waartoe men meestal het oppervlak tussen verharding en bermsloot rekent. Bermen langs de Nederlandse rijkswegen beslaan gezamenlijk ruwweg ...
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Onderzoek naar de oorzaak van wortelbederf bij de teelt van Zantedeschia op potten : voortgezet diagnostisch onderzoek 2007/2008 [Monograph]
Vink, P. \ Leeuwen, P. van \ Trompert, J. \ 2008
Sinds een aantal jaren zijn bij DiagnostiekService regelmatig monsters Zantedeschiaplanten, geteeld als potplant, aangeboden voor onderzoek omdat sprake was van bladvergeling en achterblijvende groei of omdat sprake was van afkeuringen bij het veilen ...
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Onderzoek naar mechanische verspreiding van Tulpenvirus X onder praktijkomstandigheden [Monograph]
Kock, M. de \ Dam, M. van \ Lemmers, M. \ 2009
Uit eerder onderzoek bij PPO-BBF kwam de tulpengalmijt als vector van Tulpenvirus X (TVX) naar voren. In 2008 is ontdekt dat TVX tijdens de bewaring waarschijnlijk ook via de stromijt kan worden verspreid. Daarnaast is gedurende de periode 2006-2008 ...
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Ontwikkeling biologische teelt en trek van witlof [Monograph]
Kruistum, G. van \ Lange, J. de \ Kos, J. \ 2002
In samenwerking tussen Proeftuin Zwaagdijk en PPO Lelystad werd in de jaren 2000-2002 een onderzoeksproject uitgevoerd met als doel de teeltzekerheid, opbrengst en kwaliteit van biologische witlof te vergroten. Onderzoek werd toegespitst op bemesting ...
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Oorzaak opsporen van onbekende verwelking in komkommer [Monograph]
Marrewijk, I. van \ Janse, J. \ Groen Agro Control \ 2010
Een gemakkelijke, weelderige groei tijdens de opkweek vergroot de gevoeligheid voor onbekende verwelking in komkommer (OVK) tijdens de teelt. Deze planten hebben een relatief lager droge stof gehalte. De volgende factoren zijn hierop hoogstwaarschijn ...
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Proceedings of the international symposium on banana : Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 23-26, 2012 [Conference proceedings]
Kosaisawe, J. \ Chomchalow, N. \ Molina, A. \ Chantrasmi, V. \ 2014
musa - bananen - fruitteelt
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Rapportage Teelt de grond uit : project in het Innovatieprogramma Kaderrichtlijn Water [Monograph]
Baltissen, T. \ 2012
Belangrijkste doelstelling van het project was de ontwikkeling van het telen van laanbomen in goten systeem, de beschrijving van het systeem en de mogelijkheden van het systeem onder de aandacht te brengen van diverse sectoren. Dat is goed gelukt. He ...
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Remote sensing in de boomkwekerij : een verkenning [Monograph]
Baltissen, T. \ 2012
Sinds 2008 biedt Basfood middels www.mijnakker.nl telers de mogelijkheid hun gewasontwikkeling te volgen met behulp van Remote Sensing beelden. Basfood heeft voor dit programma Mijnakker ongeveer 1200 klanten, voornamelijk in de akkerbouw. Mijnakker ...
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Stimulering van roofvliegen en roofkevers voor plaagbestrijding in de sierteelt [Monograph]
Grosman, A. \ Groot, E. de \ Messelink, G. \ [2014]
Bestrijding van plagen wordt soms geholpen door spontaan optredende natuurlijke vijanden. Bij veel grondgebonden teelten komen spontaan roofvliegen en roofkevers voor. Dit onderzoek is gekeken wat de effecten van deze bestrijders op trips in chrysant ...
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Waarnemingsmethoden Echinothrips in de teelt van potplanten [Monograph]
Genuchten, L. van \ 2010
In 1993 wordt Echinothrips americanus voor het eerst waargenomen in kassen in Nederland. Deze trips komt oorspronkelijk uit Amerika en is zeer waarschijnlijk met geïmporteerd plantmateriaal naar ons land gekomen. Echinothrips is zeer polyfaag en geef ...
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Waterbroei tulp: hergebruik van restwater 2002 en 2003 [Monograph]
Meester, H. \ [2003]
Volgens de wet moeten ook bedrijven met waterbroei van tulpen streven naar hergebruik oftewel recirculatie van het water. In de glastuinbouw op substraat is men al zeer ver met recirculeren van drain - en restwater, maar in de tulpenbroei staat dit n ...
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Aanpak klasse 3 glastomaten en -paprika - [Deel 3]: Publiekssamenvatting [Monograph]
2009
De techniek om reststromen tomaat en paprika te verwerken tot groentesap bestaat (kosten afvoer reststromen kost jaarlijks 1.3 miljoen euro). Dit project ontwikkelt de techniek om het aanhangig groen (stelen, takken) te verwijderen. Dit groen blokkee ...
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Zoology and Animal Sciences

Biology of Animal Taxonomic Groups

Bestrijding bollenmijt in hol-en snijbollen hyacint [Monograph]
Vreeburg, P.J.M. \ Conijn, C.G.M. \ Korsuize, C.A. \ Zuilichem, J.A.A. van \ 2004
Bollen- en stromijten kunnen voor veel schade zorgen in hol- en snijbollen tijdens de vermeerderingsfase in de bewaarcel. Meestal treft het Fus a riu m -gevoelige cultvars, doordat deze mijten zich gemakkelijk kunnen vermeerderen op het door Fu s a r ...
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Veterinary Science

Assessing the factors influencing farmers’ decisions in the control of East Coast Fever in Kafue, Zambia [Student report]
Inambao, C.N. \ 2012
theileria parva - theileria - dierziekten - dierziektepreventie - landbouw bedrijven - melkveehouderij - kleine landbouwbedrijven - zambia
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Aquaculture and Fisheries

Condition and health indicators of exploited marine fishes [Monograph]
Lloret, Josep \ Shulʹman, G. E \ Love, Malcolm R. \
visserijbeheer - gezondheid - zeevissen - monitoring
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Farm and Captive Animals

Metabolic adaptation of white adipose tissue to nutritional and environmental challenges [PhD thesis]
Hoevenaars, F.P.M. \ 2014
muizen - vetweefsel - metabolisme - adaptatiefysiologie - voeding - milieufactoren - obesitas - energieopname - zuurstoftekort - ontsteking - voedingsfysiologie - diermodellen
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