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Visualising FacebookVisualising Facebook
by Daniel Miller, Jolynna Sinanan - UCL Press
This book presents a scholarly analysis of the images people post on a regular basis to Facebook. By examples, readers can see for themselves the differences between postings from a village north of London, and those from a small town in Trinidad.
(submitted on 2017-03-27)

Electronic Signatures in LawElectronic Signatures in Law
by Stephen Mason - Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
This fourth edition of the well-established practitioner text sets out what constitutes an electronic signature; the form an electronic signature can take; and discusses the issues relating to evidence - illustrated by analysis of relevant case ...
(submitted on 2017-03-27)

Theft! A History of MusicTheft! A History of Music
by James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins, Keith Aoki - Duke University
This comic lays out 2000 years of musical history. A neglected part of musical history. Again and again there have been attempts to police music; to restrict borrowing and cultural cross-fertilization. But music builds on itself.
(submitted on 2017-03-27)

Economics of Land Degradation and ImprovementEconomics of Land Degradation and Improvement
by Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev, Joachim von Braun - Springer
The results of this volume can contribute significantly to the ongoing policy debate and efforts to design strategies for achieving sustainable development goals and related efforts to address land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
(submitted on 2017-03-27)

Introduction to Networking: How the Internet WorksIntroduction to Networking: How the Internet Works
by Charles Severance - net-intro.com
This book demystifies the amazing architecture and protocols of computers as they communicate over the Internet. The Internet operates on a few relatively simple concepts that anyone can understand. This book was written for everyone ...
(submitted on 2017-03-27)

Sensor Technologies: Healthcare, Wellness and Environmental ApplicationsSensor Technologies: Healthcare, Wellness and Environmental Applications
by Michael J. McGrath, Cliodhna Ni Scanaill - Apress
The book explores the key aspects of sensor technologies, covering wired, wireless, and discrete sensors for the application domains of healthcare, wellness and environmental sensing. It discusses the social, regulatory, and design considerations...
(submitted on 2017-03-17)

Beauchamp's CareerBeauchamp's Career
by George Meredith - Chapman & Hall
This novel portrays life and love in upper-class Radical circles and satirises the Conservative establishment. Meredith himself was inclined to think it his best novel, and the character Renee de Croisnel was his favourite of his creations.
(submitted on 2017-03-17)

Imagining Human RightsImagining Human Rights
by Susanne Kaul, David Kim - De Gruyter Open Ltd
Why are human rights considered inviolable norms although many countries around the globe violate them? This paradox seems reducible to the discrepancy between idealism and reality in humanitarian affairs, but this book complicates this picture ...
(submitted on 2017-03-17)

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Geometries: Applications to Analytical MechanicsLagrangian and Hamiltonian Geometries: Applications to Analytical Mechanics
by Radu Miron - arXiv
The aim is to provide a compendium of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian geometries and to introduce and investigate new analytical Mechanics: Finslerian, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian. The fundamental equations are derived from the variational calculus ...
(submitted on 2017-03-17)

Dynamical Systems: Analytical and Computational TechniquesDynamical Systems: Analytical and Computational Techniques
by Mahmut Reyhanoglu - InTech
There has been a considerable progress made during the recent past on mathematical techniques for studying dynamical systems. This progress is due to our increasing ability to mathematically model physical processes and to analyze and solve them.
(submitted on 2017-03-17)

The Elements of Animal BiologyThe Elements of Animal Biology
by Samuel J. Holmes - P. Blakiston's son & co.
This volume is intended as an introduction to the elements of animal biology for the use of students in the high school. The order in which the main topics are treated is essentially like that which is followed in several of the best recent textbooks.
(submitted on 2017-03-13)

Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of WikipediaGood Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia
by Joseph M. Reagle - The MIT Press
Despite the social unease over its implications for individual autonomy and the character of cultural products, Wikipedia's good-faith collaborative culture has brought us closer than ever to a realization of the pursuit of a universal encyclopedia.
(submitted on 2017-03-13)

Economic FablesEconomic Fables
by Ariel Rubinstein - Open Book Publishers
Part memoir, part crash-course in economic theory, this deeply engaging book by one of the world's foremost economists looks at economic ideas through a personal lens. Rubinstein challenges many of the central tenets of game theory.
(submitted on 2017-03-13)

Probability on Trees and NetworksProbability on Trees and Networks
by Russell Lyons, Yuval Peres - Cambridge University Press
This book is concerned with certain aspects of discrete probability on infinite graphs that are currently in vigorous development. Of course, finite graphs are analyzed as well, but usually with the aim of understanding infinite graphs and networks.
(submitted on 2017-03-13)

Introduction To MIPS Assembly Language ProgrammingIntroduction To MIPS Assembly Language Programming
by Charles W. Kann - Gettysburg College
This book introduces students to assembly language programming in MIPS. It covers basic operators and instructions, subprogram calling, loading and storing memory, program control and the conversion of the assembly language program into machine code.
(submitted on 2017-03-13)

Advances in Discrete Differential GeometryAdvances in Discrete Differential Geometry
by Alexander I. Bobenko (ed.) - Springer
This is the book on a newly emerging field of discrete differential geometry. It surveys the fascinating connections between discrete models in differential geometry and complex analysis, integrable systems and applications in computer graphics.
(submitted on 2017-03-10)

Imaging: Sensors and TechnologiesImaging: Sensors and Technologies
by Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz (ed.) - MDPI AG
This book demonstrates significant achievements and advances in imaging sensors, covering spectral electromagnetic and acoustic ranges. It addresses different imaging-based procedures and applications in several areas, including 3D data recovery.
(submitted on 2017-03-10)

Collective Defense or Strategic IndependenceCollective Defense or Strategic Independence
by Ted Galen Carpenter (ed.) - Cato Institute
The doctrine of collective defense has governed U.S. foreign policy for more than four decades and has enjoyed public consensus. But now prominent figures on both the left and the right are advocating a new look at America's global commitments.
(submitted on 2017-03-10)

Music: Its Language, History, and CultureMusic: Its Language, History, and Culture
by Douglas Cohen - CUNY Brooklyn College
The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, and form used by musicians.
(submitted on 2017-03-10)

Tales of the Long BowTales of the Long Bow
by G. K. Chesterton
Tales of the Long Bow are eight ingenious episodes concerning people who do things that are proverbially impossible. The teasing intricacy of their interlocking narratives heightens the excitement, yet the tales are simple and vivid.
(submitted on 2017-03-10)