January 11, 2017

Mining the Social Web: Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, GitHub, and More

How are you able to faucet into the wealth of social internet facts to find who’s making connections with whom, what they’re speaking approximately, and the place they’re situated? With this elevated and carefully revised version, you’ll easy methods to gather, study, and summarize facts from all corners of the social net, together with fb, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, GitHub, e-mail, web pages, and blogs.

  • Employ the common Language Toolkit, NetworkX, and different clinical computing instruments to mine renowned social net sites
  • Apply complicated text-mining thoughts, akin to clustering and TF-IDF, to extract that means from human language data
  • Bootstrap curiosity graphs from GitHub by means of getting to know affinities between humans, programming languages, and coding projects
  • Build interactive visualizations with D3.js, a very versatile HTML5 and JavaScript toolkit
  • Take good thing about greater than two-dozen Twitter recipes, provided in O’Reilly’s well known "problem/solution/discussion" cookbook format

The instance code for this distinct information technological know-how e-book is maintained in a public GitHub repository. It’s designed to be simply available via a turnkey digital laptop that allows interactive studying with an easy-to-use number of IPython Notebooks.

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January 11, 2017

Encyclopedia of Diagnostic Imaging

The goal of this complete encyclopedia is to supply specific info on diagnostic radiology contributing to the large box of imaging. the easy A to Z structure offers easy accessibility to correct details. large move references among key phrases and similar articles allow effective searches in a basic demeanour. the wide variety of entries will supply easy and medical scientists in academia, perform and with beneficial information regarding the sphere of diagnostic imaging. these in comparable fields also will enjoy the vital and suitable info at the newest advancements.

Please notice that this book is obtainable as print in basic terms or on-line in basic terms or print + on-line set. store seventy five% of the web record fee whilst deciding to buy the package. for additional information at the on-line model please variety the e-book identify into the hunt field above, then click the eReference model within the effects list.

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January 11, 2017

Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale

By Marina Warner

From depraved queens, attractive princesses, elves, monsters, and goblins to giants, glass slippers, poisoned apples, magic keys, and mirrors, the characters and photographs of fairy stories have forged a spell over readers and audiences, either adults and youngsters, for hundreds of years. those really good tales have travelled throughout cultural borders and been handed on from new release to iteration, ever-changing, renewed with every one re-telling. Few types of literature have higher strength to enchant us and re-light our mind's eye than a fairy story.

But what's a fairy story? the place do they arrive from and what do they suggest? What do they struggle and converse to us approximately morality, sexuality, and society? the variety of fairy stories stretches throughout nice distances and time; their heritage is entangled with folklore and delusion and their concept attracts on rules approximately nature and the supernatural, mind's eye and fable, psychoanalysis, and feminism.

Marina Warner has enjoyed fairy stories over an extended writing existence and in Once Upon a Time, she explores a mess of stories during the a while, their varied manifestations at the web page, the level, and the monitor. From the outstanding upward push of Victorian and Edwardian literature to modern kid's tales, Warner unfolds a glittering array of examples, from classics resembling Red driving Hood, Cinderella, and The dozing Beauty, the Grimm Brothers' Hansel and Gretel, and Hans Andersen's The Little Mermaid, to modern day realizations together with Walt Disney's Snow White and gothic interpretations equivalent to Pan's Labyrinth.

In 10 succinct chapters, Marina Warner digs right into a wealthy hoard of fairy stories of their very good and fantastical diversifications in an effort to outline a style and assessment a literary shape that retains moving via time and background. Her booklet makes a persuasive case for fairy story as a vital repository of human figuring out and culture.

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January 11, 2017

HTML Manual of Style: A Clear, Concise Reference for Hypertext Markup Language (including HTML5) (4th Edition)

By Larry Aronson

If it’s for the internet, this ebook can assist you create it…faster, smarter, higher! Don’t accept canned templates or boilerplate designs! Take keep an eye on, with the vintage consultant to HTML internet authoring…now thoroughly revised for the most recent ideas and shortcuts, together with HTML5!

Build it right…

* Well-planned and well-organized
* effortless to navigate
* enjoyable to learn, view, and use
* seek engine-friendly and findable
* trustworthy and consistent
* effortless to replace and maintain
* suitable with any browser

Build it all…

* web pages and pages
* Wiki articles
* internet prone and ecommerce
* eBay pages
* weblog posts
* HTML email
* and masses more!

Contains fast reference courses to HTML parts and CSS properties–including the most recent HTML5 and CSS3 improvements!

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January 11, 2017

Negotiate a Lower Rent: The Step-by-Step Guide to Saving Hundreds Every Month

By Ramit Sethi

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I'm all approximately getting colossal Wins - and a negotiating a greater hire is perhaps one of many fastest great Wins you will get. via following the straightforward motion plan contained in decrease Your lease, you could remain correct the place you're, or snag that dream residence and almost certainly shrink your per thirty days lease expenses by way of $200 or more.

No one teaches you negotiation in university. It's a type of talents a few of us achieve from the "school of difficult knocks." (Those who don't examine it battle through existence paying extra for lots of issues - like their lease - and being underpaid at work.)

I constructed my lease negotiation method whereas i used to be Stanford facing my first landlord's unreasonable premiums. while my buddies had related difficulties, I subtle the method and perfected it until eventually it labored time and again for acquaintances and students.

And now, with decrease Your hire, you could achieve and grasp those related abilities in a few hours. placing it in motion to achieve a major payback in your time and will be the simplest funds you've ever "earned".

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January 11, 2017

Living by the Word: Essays

By Alice Walker

**In Walker’s moment choice of essays, the writer is helping readers comprehend her pursuits as an artist, citizen of the area, and non secular seeker**  In a follow-up to her selection of essays, *In seek of Our Mothers’ Gardens*, Walker takes a glance at an unlimited diversity of concerns either own and international, from her event with the filming of *The colour Purple*, to the background of African-American narrative traditions, to worldwide threats of toxins and nuclear battle. Walker travels commonly and continues a watch for element, leading to a charming trip of judgment of right and wrong via essentially the most particular political and inventive voices in the USA. Readers will locate suggestion and insights in even the briefest entries of this mesmerizing anthology.  This publication positive aspects an illustrated biography of Alice Walker together with infrequent pictures from the author’s own assortment. **

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January 11, 2017

The Crochet Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask (Answer Book (Storey))

By Edie Eckman

would it not improve your self assurance to have an skilled and assured crocheter on name, day and evening, supplying advice while wanted? such a lot people will not be lucky sufficient to have that sort of reduction, yet now there's aid on hand 24/7 with The Crochet resolution Book.

Being a "good" crocheter isn't approximately making completely stitched, complicated, crafty creations. it is vitally a question of self assurance. you have to be convinced in what you're doing and in the way to work out what to do if issues should not going fairly correct. knowing why you do definite issues and why they end up the best way they do raises self belief and ends up in winning crocheting.

This e-book solutions probably the most universal questions crocheters have, and anticipates a few questions you did not recognize you had. The Crochet resolution Book will lead you down the line to gaining the boldness that makes for sturdy crocheting.

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January 11, 2017

Ecology and Evolution of Flowers

The reproductive organs and mating biology of angiosperms convey higher sort than these of the other crew of organisms. plants and inflorescences also are the main various constructions produced by means of angiosperms, and floral features offer essentially the most compelling examples of evolution by means of average choice. provided that flowering crops comprise approximately 250,000 species, their reproductive variety should not defined simply via endured accumulation of case reviews of person species. in its place a extra strategic process is now required, which seeks to spot normal rules about the function of ecological functionality within the evolution of reproductive range.

The Ecology and Evolution of Flowers makes use of this method of divulge new insights into the practical foundation of floral range, and offers the very newest theoretical and empirical study on floral evolution. Floral biology is a dynamic and starting to be sector and this ebook, written by means of the top across the world famous researchers during this box, reports present growth in realizing the evolution and serve as of flora. Chapters include either new study findings and synthesis. significant sections in flip learn practical features of floral characteristics and sexual structures, the ecological affects on reproductive edition, and the function of floral biology in angiosperm diversification. total, this built-in therapy illustrates the function of floral functionality and evolution within the new release of angiosperm biodiversity.

This complicated textbook is appropriate for graduate point scholars taking classes in plant ecology, evolution, systematics, biodiversity and conservation. it is going to even be of curiosity and use to a broader viewers of plant scientists looking an authoritative assessment of modern advances in floral biology.

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January 11, 2017

Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012

By Mickey Gousset, Brian Keller, Martin Woodward

The authoritative and well timed advisor to ALM from Microsoft insiders and MVPs

Focused at the most modern unencumber of visible Studio, this variation exhibits you ways to exploit the applying Lifecycle administration (ALM) features of visible Studio 2012 to streamline software program layout, improvement, and checking out. Divided into six major elements, this well timed and authoritative name covers crew beginning Server, stakeholder engagement, venture administration, structure, software program improvement, and checking out. no matter if serving as a step by step consultant or a reference for designing software program ideas, this ebook bargains a nuts-and-bolts method of utilizing Microsoft's flagship improvement instruments to unravel real-world demanding situations during the software lifecycle.

Coverage includes:

  • INTRODUCTION TO software LIFECYCLE administration WITH visible STUDIO
  • INTRODUCTION TO workforce beginning SERVER
  • TEAM starting place model CONTROL
  • TEAM origin construct
  • COMMON staff starting place SERVER
  • INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING
  • STORYBOARDING
  • CAPTURING STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK
  • AGILE making plans AND TRACKING
  • INTRODUCTION TO software program ARCHITECTURE
  • TOP-DOWN layout WITH USE CASE
  • ANALYZING purposes USING
  • USING LAYER DIAGRAMS TO MODEL
  • INTRODUCTION TO software program DEVELOPMENT
  • UNIT TESTING
  • CODE research, CODE METRICS
  • PROFILING AND PERFORMANCE
  • DEBUGGING WITH INTELLITRACE
  • INTRODUCTION TO software program TESTING
  • MANUAL TESTING
  • CODED consumer INTERFACE TESTING
  • WEB functionality and cargo TESTING
  • LAB MANAGEMENT

Professional software Lifecycle administration with visible Studio 2012 deals a completely revised and up to date version of the prime reference booklet on ALM.

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