Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems XXVII

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Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems XXVII

Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems XXVII: Special Issue on Big Data for Complex Urban Systems by Abdelkader Hameurlain, Josef Küng, Roland Wagner, Amin Anjomshoaa, Patrick C. K. Hung, Dominik Kalisch, Stanislav Sobolevsky
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3662534150 | 209 Pages | PDF | 44.7 MB

This, the 27th issue of Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems, contains extended and revised versions of 12 papers presented at the Big Data and Technology for Complex Urban Systems symposium, held in Kauai, HI, USA in January 2016.

Study of the Peptide-Peptide and Peptide-Protein Interactions

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Study of the Peptide-Peptide and Peptide-Protein Interactions

Study of the Peptide-Peptide and Peptide-Protein Interactions and Their Applications in Cell Imaging and Nanoparticle Surface Modification by Jianpeng Wang
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3662533979 | 96 Pages | PDF | 5.8 MB

This thesis focuses on the study of interactions between protein and peptides and their potential applications in cell imaging and nanoparticle surface modification.

Financial Cryptography and Data Security: FC 2016 International Workshops

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Financial Cryptography and Data Security: FC 2016 International Workshops

Financial Cryptography and Data Security: FC 2016 International Workshops, BITCOIN, VOTING, and WAHC, Christ Church, Barbados, February 26, 2016, Revised Selected Papers by Jeremy Clark, Sarah Meiklejohn, Peter Y.A. Ryan, Dan Wallach, Michael Brenner, Kurt Rohloff
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3662533561 | 343 Pages | PDF | 16.3 MB

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of three workshops heldat the 20th International Conference on Financial Cryptography and DataSecurity, FC 2016, in Christ Church, Barbados, in February 2016.

Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science: 41st International Workshop

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Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science: 41st International Workshop

Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science: 41st International Workshop, WG 2015, Garching, Germany, June 17-19, 2015, Revised Papers by Ernst W. Mayr
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3662531739 | 514 Pages | PDF | 24.1 MB

This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 41st International Workshop on Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science, WG 2015, held in Garching, Germany, in June 2015.

Transactions on Computational Science XXVIII: Special Issue on Cyberworlds and Cybersecurity

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Transactions on Computational Science XXVIII: Special Issue on Cyberworlds and Cybersecurity

Transactions on Computational Science XXVIII: Special Issue on Cyberworlds and Cybersecurity by Marina L. Gavrilova, C.J. Kenneth Tan, Alexei Sourin
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3662530899 | 177 Pages | PDF | 58.9 MB

The LNCS journal Transactions on Computational Science reflects recent developments in the field of Computational Science, conceiving the field not as a mere ancillary science but rather as an innovative approach supporting many other scientific disciplines.

Walking and the Aesthetics of Modernity

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Walking and the Aesthetics of Modernity

Walking and the Aesthetics of Modernity: Pedestrian Mobility in Literature and the Arts by Klaus Benesch, François Specq
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137602821 | 331 Pages | PDF | 7.8 MB

This book gathers together an array of international scholars, critics, and artists concerned with the issue of walking as a theme in modern literature, philosophy, and the arts.

Digital Citizenship in Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Literature: Imaginary Activism

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Digital Citizenship in Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Literature: Imaginary Activism

Digital Citizenship in Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Literature: Imaginary Activism by Megan L. Musgrave
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137602724 | 230 Pages | PDF | 3.4 MB

This book is a study of the evolving relationships between literature, cyberspace, and young adults in the twenty-first century.

Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature

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Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature

Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature by Abigail L. Palko
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137602708 | 256 Pages | PDF | 3.8 MB

Imagining Motherhood in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Literature undertakes a comparative transnational reading to develop more expansive literary models of good mothering.

Coleridge's Ancient Mariner

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Coleridge's Ancient Mariner

Coleridge's Ancient Mariner by J. C. C. Mays
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137602570 | 267 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

This is the first book-length study to read the "Ancient Mariner" as "poetry," in Coleridge's own particular sense of the word.

Intermedial Praxis and Practice as Research: 'Doing-Thinking' in Practice

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Intermedial Praxis and Practice as Research: 'Doing-Thinking' in Practice

Intermedial Praxis and Practice as Research: 'Doing-Thinking' in Practice by Joanne Scott
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137602333 | 113 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

In this book, Jo Scott shares writing and documentation from her practice as research (PaR) project, which explored and analysed a mode of performance she developed, called live intermediality.

Region-Building in Africa: Political and Economic Challenges

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Region-Building in Africa: Political and Economic Challenges

Region-Building in Africa: Political and Economic Challenges by Daniel H. Levine, Dawn Nagar
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137601574 | 348 Pages | PDF | 5.9 MB

This landmark book is the first of its kind to assess the challenges of African region-building and regional integration across all five African sub-regions and more than five decades of experience, considering both political and economic aspects.

Girls of Color, Sexuality, and Sex Education

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Girls of Color, Sexuality, and Sex Education

Girls of Color, Sexuality, and Sex Education by Sharon Lamb, Tangela Roberts, Aleksandra Plocha
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137601531 | 96 Pages | PDF | 3.9 MB

This book takes a close look at how girls of color think, talk, and learn about sex and sexual ethics, how they navigate their developing sexuality through cultural stereotypes about sex and body image, and how they negotiate their sexual learning within a co-ed sex education classroom.

Islam and Competing Nationalisms in the Middle East, 1876-1926

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Islam and Competing Nationalisms in the Middle East, 1876-1926

Islam and Competing Nationalisms in the Middle East, 1876-1926 by Kamal Soleimani
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137601299 | 312 Pages | PDF | 7.7 MB

Opposing a binary perspective that consolidates ethnicity, religion, and nationalism into separate spheres, this book demonstrates that neither nationalism nor religion can be studied in isolation in the Middle East.

Environmental Heresies: The Quest for Reasonable

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Environmental Heresies: The Quest for Reasonable

Environmental Heresies: The Quest for Reasonable by Juha Hiedanpää, Daniel W. Bromley
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137600829 | 255 Pages | PDF | 10.0 MB

This book systematically deconstructs the pervasive and counter-productive discourse surrounding environmental policy.

The Qur'an and the Aesthetics of Premodern Arabic Prose

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The Qur'an and the Aesthetics of Premodern Arabic Prose

The Qur'an and the Aesthetics of Premodern Arabic Prose by Sarah R. bin Tyeer
English | 2016 | ISBN: 113759988X | 306 Pages | PDF | 6.7 MB

This book approaches the Qur'an as a primary source for delineating the definition of ugliness, and by extension beauty, and in turn establishing meaningful tools and terms for literary criticism within the discipline of classical Arabic literature (adab).