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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker 1
|Author||: Adam-Troy Castro|
|Total Pages||: 164|
|Genre||: Juvenile Fiction|
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Enter an exciting new world of shadows from Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro. Meet Gustav Gloom. Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery of statues that are just plain awkward, and finds herself at dinner watching her own shadow take part in the feast! Along the way Fernie is chased by the People Taker who is determined to take her to the Shadow Country. It's up to Fernie and Gustav to stop the People Taker before he takes Fernie's family. Featuring a unique cover and beautifully dark full-page illustrations by Kristen Margiotta, Gustav Gloom is sure to be a hit with fans who love a little darkness in their lives.
The Technology Takers
|Author||: Jens P. Flanding|
|Publsiher||: Emerald Group Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 224|
|Genre||: Business & Economics|
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Digital-era technologies lead organizations to become technology takers, the equivalent of economic 'price takers'.To be a technology taker is to assent to the behavior transforming benefits of modern technologies. This playbook offers technology takers tactics to manage change, create value, and exploit the digital era's strategic opportunities.
The Role of Regulation in Shaping Equity Market Structure and Electronic Trading
|Author||: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Total Pages||: 124|
|Genre||: Electronic books|
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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice Exploring Prosocial Development Through Infancy and Early Childhood
|Author||: Chris Moore|
|Publsiher||: Frontiers Media SA|
|Total Pages||: 137|
|Genre||: Child development|
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Prosocial behaviors such as sharing, helping, and comforting begin to emerge early in development. The presence of these prosocial behaviors is important not only in childhood, but throughout one’s lifetime, as behaving prosocially is important for social functioning and maintaining social relationships. For many years researchers have been interested in how and when these behaviors develop, as well as how these behaviors are influenced by a variety of factors. Recently however, exciting new research has shown novel and surprising findings, particularly on the early development and ontogenetic origins of prosocial behavior. Research is this area is important, as by understanding what influences prosocial behavior, we may be better able to sustain and support the development of prosociality. Further, a richer understanding may help us to be better able to mediate factors that impede or negatively influence positive social behaviors, as well as negate triggers that may lead to negative social behaviors. Many theoretical views guide different streams of developmental research in this field. Here, we will bring together scholars from various theoretical backgrounds, to collectively explore the development of early prosocial behaviors from early infancy to early school aged children. Contributors will offer insights using a variety of methodologies, from various resource allocation paradigms derived from economist game theorists, to looking time paradigms and more. Together we seek to broadly explore questions pertaining to prosocial development, for example- at what age do prosocial behaviors, moral understanding, or social selectivity emerge? Contributors will individually address unique research questions across a spectrum of topics. For example, how prosocial behaviors are influenced by underlying mechanisms, such as moral emotions (e.g. guilt and sympathy), will be explored, as will how children’s expectations may shape their behaviors, and how they come to care about others. Questions surrounding different contexts will also be investigated. For example, how does empathy influence prosociality? Do children treat partners differently depending on their past behaviors, wealth, or other characteristics? Does whether there is a cost associated with behaving prosocially influence decision-making? By incorporating the work of numerous researchers in the field of prosocial development, who contribute comprehensive reviews of past research, unique theoretical perspectives and empirical approaches, the proposed research topic endeavors to provide new insights into a breadth of prosocial behaviors. In sum, the proposed research topic will contribute to our understanding of prosocial development in the early years by highlighting the relevant factors and contexts under which prosocial behavior emerges.
RoboCup 2001 Robot Soccer World Cup V
|Author||: Andreas Birk|
|Total Pages||: 768|
|Genre||: Technology & Engineering|
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This book is the fifth official archival publication devoted to RoboCup. It documents the achievements presented at the 5th Robot World Cup Soccer Games and Conferences held in Seattle, Washington, USA, in August 2001.The book contains the following parts: introduction, champion teams, challenge award finalists, technical papers, poster presentations, and team descriptions (arranged according to various leagues).This book is mandatory reading for the rapidly growing RoboCup community as well as a valuable source of references and inspiration for R&D professionals interested in multi-agent systems, distributed artificial intelligence, and intelligent robotics.
Theory and Applications of Formal Argumentation
|Author||: Elizabeth Black|
|Total Pages||: 209|
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the second International Workshop on the Theory and Applications of Formal Argumentation, TAFA 2013, held in Beijing, China, in August 2013. The Workshop was co-located with IJCAI 2013. The 15 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 22 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections such as abstract argumentation frameworks, social abstract argumentation with votes on attacks, a normal form of argumentation frameworks, assumption-based argumentation, argument schemes for normative practical reasoning.
Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
|Total Pages||: 862|
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Game Theory Evolving
|Author||: Herbert Gintis|
|Publsiher||: Princeton University Press|
|Total Pages||: 409|
|Genre||: Business & Economics|
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This revised edition contains new material & shows students how to apply game theory to model human behaviour in ways that reflect the special nature of sociality & individuality. It continues its in-depth look at cooperation in teams, agent-based simulations, experimental economics, & the evolution & diffusion of preferences.
The Revised Statutes of the Territory of Nebraska in Force July 1 1866 with Marginal Notes Showing the Contents of Each Section and a Full and Complete Index to which is Added an Appendix Embracing All of the Special and Local Laws Passed at the Eleventh Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Nebraska
|Total Pages||: 824|
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|Author||: Chris Landau|
|Publsiher||: Christian J Landau|
|Total Pages||: 98|
|Genre||: Young Adult Fiction|
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Xi is part one of the XiFiSy Trilogy. It is action packed from line one and the pace never slows. It is the story of the growth of our heroine Xi, as she gains power and knowledge to travel from her own antimatter universe to ours.The heroines of Earth are brilliant, clairvoyant, empathetic and courageous. This is their story too as these Chinese, South African and Russian Astronauts begin their tumultuous journey to the stars. Two of the Earthy heroines are in quest of people they have lost. The other is searching for a universal force to protect the elephants that are being decimated by mankind's indifference. Battles range from planetary to galactic to universal, and finally to multiversal of multiversal in scale. The reader will love this journey, our heroines take and want them all to succeed against interplanetary and intergalactic sentients of immense power. Humour is there to lessen the tension and give perspective to their epic struggles. The lives of our heroines are rich in diversity of place and in density-time. So get this first book, Xi, now of the XiFiSy Trilogy and get to know their characters and their journey before the XiiFiSy Trilogy is made into a major motion picture success. Be the first to journey with Xi to the stars. This sweeping action adventure never slows in pace or in surprises. It will open your mind to the infinite.The surprises keep building, to the end of book 1 and to the end of the XiFiSy Trilogy. You will be astounded by XiFiSy's originality. Book 2,(XiFiSy) and Book 3, (Xing) of the Trilogy are now available, so the adventure does not end with Xi. Get Xi today. It will change your perspective of the Multiverse we live in. It is exciting and mind warping so you never have to come down to Earth.
Financial Cryptography and Data Security
|Author||: Sarah Meiklejohn|
|Publsiher||: Springer Nature|
|Total Pages||: 562|
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security, FC 2018, held in Nieuwport, Curaçao, in February/ March 2018. The 27 revised full papers and 2 short papers were carefully selected and reviewed from 110 submissions. The papers are grouped in the following topical sections: Financial Cryptography and Data Security, Applied Cryptography, Mobile Systems Security and Privacy, Risk Assessment and Management, Social Networks Security and Privacy and much more.
Exploring Abstract Algebra With Mathematica
|Author||: Allen C. Hibbard|
|Publsiher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Total Pages||: 467|
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This upper-division laboratory supplement for courses in abstract algebra consists of several Mathematica packages programmed as a foundation for group and ring theory. Additionally, the "user's guide" illustrates the functionality of the underlying code, while the lab portion of the book reflects the contents of the Mathematica-based electronic notebooks. Students interact with both the printed and electronic versions of the material in the laboratory, and can look up details and reference information in the user's guide. Exercises occur in the stream of the text of the lab, which provides a context within which to answer, and the questions are designed to be either written into the electronic notebook, or on paper. The notebooks are available in both 2.2 and 3.0 versions of Mathematica, and run across all platforms for which Mathematica exits. A very timely and unique addition to the undergraduate abstract algebra curriculum, filling a tremendous void in the literature.
On the Path to the Place of Rest
|Author||: Christina Di Cerbo|
|Publsiher||: ISD LLC|
|Total Pages||: 331|
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In this volume Christina Di Cerbo and Richard Jasnow publish 92 Demotic graffiti, along with several ostraca and mummy bandages, from Theban Tombs 11, 12, Tomb-399-, and environs recorded and studied under the aegis of the Spanish Mission at Dra Abu el-Naga directed by Jose Galan. These texts from the mid-second century BCE were inscribed on the tomb walls by workers of the Ibis and Falcon cult, who used the New Kingdom tombs as burial places for mummified birds dedicated to the gods Thoth and Horus. This varied corpus of texts includes not only votive formulae and lists of names, but, most unusually, labels for chambers and halls to guide the men depositing the mummies through the labyrinthine catacombs. The cult workers also recorded important burials and memorialized events of special significance, as when a massive conflagration broke out that consumed several mummies and damaged the tomb walls. The Missions conservators recovered many hitherto virtually invisible graffiti. Numerous inscriptions posed daunting epigraphic challenges; the text editors employed computer applications, especially DStretch, in order to enhance the digital images forming the basis for decipherment. In an introductory chapter Galan discusses the work of the Spanish Mission at Dra Abu Naga and recounts the complicated history of this important area of the Theban Necropolis down to the Roman period. The graffiti illustrate how New Kingdom tombs were reused for the sacred animal cult in the Ptolemaic period. Francisco Bosch-Puche and Salima Ikram contribute a detailed chapter analyzing the archaeological context of the graffiti and the material evidence for the animal cult in the site. The volume, a holistic study of this area at the twilight of Pharaonic history, represents a true collaboration between archaeologists and philologists.
A Dictionary of the English Language in Wich the Words are Deduced from Their Originals and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers By Samuel Johnson In Two Volumes Vol 1 2
|Total Pages||: 839|
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Laws of the State of Illinois Enacted by the General Assembly at the Extra Session
|Total Pages||: 732|
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Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office
|Author||: United States. Patent Office|
|Total Pages||: 726|
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Private Money and Public Currencies The Sixteenth Century Challenge
|Author||: M-.T.Boyer- Xambeau|
|Total Pages||: 277|
|Genre||: Business & Economics|
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First Published in 1994. Writing as a unified team, the authors, three French economists—they insist they are economists, not economic historians, though they are steeped in the monetary, financial, economic, social, and political history of Europe in the sixteenth century—have written a fascinating account of the development of means of payment at the end of the Renaissance and the beginning of the modern period. The account is limited for the most part to what they call “Latin Christianity”—primarily France, Italy, and Spain. It describes both the development of an integrated circuit of intra-European payments by means of bills of exchange negotiated at trade and payment fairs and the emergence of national systems of money of account and metallic coins at the hands of the monarchs of the emerging state system.