The People's Game

The People's Game

Sport in East Germany is commonly associated with the systematic doping that helped to make the country an Olympic superpower. Football played little part in this controversial story. Yet, as a hugely popular activity that was deeply entwined in the social fabric, it exerted an influence that few institutions or pursuits could match. The People's Game...

Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management

Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management

This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues that facility managers in the property industry need to understand and apply in the pursuit of value for money over the life span of built facilities. The authors introduce the fast-growing discipline of facility management, examine the core competencies that facility managers should possess and study...

Carpentry and Joinery Book 2: Book 2

Carpentry and Joinery Book 2: Book 2

Complementing Book 1of the same title, this text takes the student up to the City and Guilds full Craft Certificate level. All aspects of the course are dealt with, along with the associated scientific background, mathematical calculations and drawings required. Although prior knowledge of the subject as provided in Book 1 is assumed , important principles...

Introduction to Networks Companion Guide: V. 5.1

Introduction to Networks Companion Guide: V. 5.1

Introduction to Networks Companion Guide v5.1 is the official supplemental textbook for the Introduction to Networks course in the Cisco(R) Networking Academy(R) CCNA(R) Routing and Switching curriculum. The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing...

Learning with Uncertainty

Learning with Uncertainty

Learning with uncertainty covers a broad range of scenarios in machine learning, this book mainly focuses on: (1) Decision tree learning with uncertainty, (2) Clustering under uncertainty environment, (3) Active learning based on uncertainty criterion, and (4) Ensemble learning in a framework of uncertainty. The book starts with the introduction to...

Mining and Environmental Sustainability

Mining and Environmental Sustainability

Lonely Planet Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles

Lonely Planet Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles

Meteors and How to Observe Them

Meteors and How to Observe Them

In this era of high-tech instruments, meteor observing is the one facet of astr- omy that needs nothing more than your naked eye. Meteors can be easily seen without the aid of cameras, binoculars, or telescopes. Just ? nd a comfortable chair and lie back and watch for the surprises that await high above you. It is a great way to involve the family in...

Ontology-Driven Software Development

Ontology-Driven Software Development

This book is about a significant step forward in software development. It brings state-of-the-art ontology reasoning into mainstream software development and its languages. Ontology Driven Software Development is the essential, comprehensive resource on enabling technologies, consistency checking and process guidance for ontology-driven software development...

The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Them

The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Them

Amateur astronomers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This exciting book retraces the steps of the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer who ever lived. This is a practical guide to locating and viewing the most impressive of Herschel's star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, cataloging more than 600 of the brightest objects

Radioactivity and Radiation 2017

Radioactivity and Radiation 2017

This book lays the foundations for you to understand all that you always wanted to know about radioactivity. It begins by setting out essential information about the structure of matter, how radiation occurs and how it can be measured. It goes on to explore the substantial benefits of radioactivity through its many applications, and also the possible...

The Singing Book

The Singing Book

Taking a "Sing First, Talk Later" approach, The Singing Book gets students singing from the very first day. Combining a simple introduction to basic vocal technique with confidence-building exercises and imaginative repertoire-with 30 new songs-The Singing Book teaches beginners the vocal skills they need to get started, gives them exciting music to...