Network Information Theory PDF
This comprehensive treatment of network information theory and its applications provides the first unified coverage of both classical and recent results. With an approach that balances the introduction of new models and new coding techniques, readers are guided through Shannon’s point-to-point information theory, single-hop networks, multihop networks, and extensions to distributed computing, secrecy, wireless communication, and networking. Elementary mathematical tools and techniques are us…
Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan PDF
Drawing on ancient historical writings, the vast array of information gleaned in recent years from the study of Hellenistic coins, and startling archaeological evidence newly unearthed in Afghanistan, Frank L. Holt sets out to rediscover the ancient civilization of Bactria. In a gripping narrative informed by the author’s deep knowledge of his subject, this book covers two centuries of Bactria’s history, …
Better Location Shooting: Techniques for Video Production PDF
Location filming is growing in popularity with the abundance of affordable cameras. You don’t need a studio, a broadcast truck, or even extensive knowledge of how to use a 16mm film camera–all you need is a digital camera, and you can take your job on the road and shoot wherever action is happening! This book will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to take your on-location shooting skills to the next level.
Better Location Filming is packed with the things you will need to know …
George Herbert Mead’s Concept of Society A Critical Reconstruction PDF
This book offers a new look at Mead’s concept of society, in an attempt to reconstruct its significance for sociological theory. Chapter 1 offers a critical genealogical reading of writings, from early articles to the latest books, where Mead articulates his views on social reform, social psychology, and the gradual theorization of self and society. Chapter 2 pays attention to the phylogenetic and ontogenetic processes at work in both the self and society, by comparing Mead’s social psych…
Lonely Planet San Francisco (Travel Guide) PDF
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Loll in Golden Gate Park, stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, get spooked at Alcatraz, ride a legendary cable car, maneuver down the crookedest street in the world, or take a day trip to wine-soaked Napa Valley; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of San Franc…
PC Pro – March 2017 PDF
PC Pro – the UK’s biggest selling PC monthly magazine, and your source of professional IT news, reviews and tests. Combining in-depth industry comment and analysis with rigorous product testing.
The Royal God: Enthronement Festivals in Ancient Israel and Ugarit? (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement) PDF
Critically tests Mowinckel’s hypothesis about the ‘enthronement festival of Yahweh’ and asks whether this theory finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. Petersen tests Sigmund Mowinckel’s classical hypothesis about the enthronement festival of Yahweh and especially whether this theory, as urged by the followers of Mowinckel, finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. A careful study of the two corpora of texts, the Old Testament Psalms and the Ugaritic Baal-cycle, togethe…
The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus: An Alliance of International Drug Cartels, Organized Crime, and Terror Groups
Postmodern global terrorist groups engage sovereign nations asymmetrically with prolonged, sustained campaigns driven by ideology. Increasingly, transnational criminal organizations operate with sophistication previously only found in multinational corporations. Unfortunately, both of these entities can now effectively hide and morph, keeping law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the dark and on the run.
Perhaps more disturbing is the fact that al Qaeda, Hezbollah, FARC, drug car…
Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle (Clarendon Paperbacks)
Reissued in 1997 with corrections and a new Afterword, this book fully explores for the first time an idea common to Plato and Aristotle, which unites their treatments– otherwise very different–of love and friendship. The idea is that although persons are separate, their lives need not be. One person’s life may overflow into another’s, and as such, helping another person is a way of serving oneself. The author shows how their view of love and friendship, within not only personal relationshi…
Fullerenes: Principles and Applications (Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Series)
The discovery of caged carbon structures, in 1985, established a whole new field of carbon chemistry. Unlike graphite and diamond, these structures known as fullerenes are finite in structure and are relevant to a wide variety of fields including supramolecular assemblies, nanostructures, optoelectronic devices and a whole range of biological activities. Fullerenes: Principles and Applications discusses all aspects of this exciting field. Sections include: the basic principles for the chemi…